Sailing Rates & Information

Sailing Rates & Information

Experience the thrill of sailing The Vineyard aboard Sea Witch.  Discover the tranquil coves and idyllic lighthouses while relaxing aboard our luxurious 58-foot LOA Ketch.

From mid-June to mid-September, Martha’s Vineyard comes alive with colorful cottages, seaside bistros and long stretches of warm, sandy beaches.  Experience the beauty and history of Martha’s Vineyard, The Elizabeth Islands, and Cape Cod as you join us for a sailing adventure like no other!  Enjoy the picturesque views of the region’s popular coastline with lighthouses, historic homes, stunning beaches and colorful clay cliffs. Relax and bask in the sun while the wind and waves whisper in your ear or experience a more active day fishing or swimming.  For even more adventure, find your inner pirate as you raise the sails, grind the winches, and hoist the colors – Arrrr!

Sea Witch offers 2-, 4- or 8-hour sailing opportunities in the gorgeous waters around the Vineyard.  Based on winds and currents, she can take guests to different beaches or coves throughout the area. 

Interested in seeing more of The Vineyard from the water?  Our term charters, ranging from 3-7 days, allow guests to visit secluded coves, lighthouses and harbors all over the island, or venture farther to Nantucket Island with no need to change hotels, spend time in the car, or repack a suitcase. Enjoy a mix of catered meals aboard and dining in the fabulous restaurants throughout the area.  In addition, guests can step aboard Sea Witch for Captain-only sailing or American Sailing Association on-the-water training charters ranging from two to seven nights.

Available June through September

Daily Sails

We offer 2, 4 or 8 hour sailing excursions.

Your adventure & time begins when we pick up your party by dinghy on the beach so wear easy removable shoes. We are a shoeless boat so feel free to leave your shoes in the dinghy.

2 Hours - $495

An introduction to sailing and a tour of the beautiful Vineyard Haven Harbor. See all the gorgeous homes on East and West Chop.  

Half Day - 4 Hours - $850

Let us sail you to a beautiful beach and enjoy swimming while we anchor and choose from our delicious catering menu for lunch or dinner, feel free to bring your own prepared foods, utensils  & alcoholic beverages (except red wine because it stains the deck when spilled). We can also offer a one way sail to Edgartown so you can experience the beautiful coastline. 

Full Day - 8 Hours $1595

Enjoy a destination sail to Tarpaulin Cove on the Elizabeth Islands, Edgartown or one way to Menemsha. Jump off Sea Witch and swim while enjoying the gorgeous blue water beach with a lighthouse that you can climb up to on Naushon Island. Have a delicious lunch aboard or bring your own. Charters can begin 10am-6pm or if you would like to see the sunset 12pm-8pm. 

If you would like to add more sailing time to your charter please add $200 per hour.

All charters include, soda, water, ice and light snacks. 4 and 8 hour charters include a gourmet cheese & fruit platter with a variety of crackers. Charter destinations are based on weather, current and sea state. Catering is available for appetizers, lunch or dinner on your charter upon request. Catering services include shopping, prepping, cooking, serving & cleanup for $60 per hour plus the cost of the food. A 20% gratuity will be added to any sail that includes catering services. All daily sail prices are for 6 people maximum. Please call for 7 or larger. Day charters have access to the top deck & using the bathroom (head) below. 

2 Night, 3 Day Charter

2 People $3,450

3 People $3,850

4 People $4,250

Itinerary depends on wind & current. Martha's Vineyard has 5 wonderful harbors to visit with historic sea captain's homes, charming gingerbread cottages, a quaint fishing village, 5 majestic lighthouses and the nation's oldest operating carousel. Miles of pristine beaches, dramatic clay cliffs, rural landscapes and picturesque waterways. 

2 night charter includes: 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner. Pick up is available in Falmouth, Cape Cod or Martha's Vineyard at noon drop off is 5pm. Please call for 2-6 night charter prices.

Weekly Charter - 7 Nights, 8 Days

2 People $9,500

3 People $10,900

4 People $12,200

Itinerary depends on wind & current. As what sailors says we sail by where the wind takes us each day! Spending a week enables you to see many more ports like Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, The Elizabeth Islands, Cutty Hunk & Cape Cod. Week charter includes: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners. Pick up is available in Falmouth, Cape Cod or Martha's Vineyard at noon drop off is noon.

Weekend or week charters includes: Food, beverages, linens, fuel, Captain & Chef. Charters do not include top shelf liquor, requests of exorbitant nature, mooring, dockage or landing fee or gratuity to crew.

Our pick up location is Eastville Beach off of Beach Rd on the Vineyard Haven/Oak Bluffs line (next to the drawbridge, close to the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital). Call for other pick up locations.

Cancellation policy - There is a 20% service fee for any cancellations. Refunds are available with 30 days notice of the reservation date. If cancellations are made with less then 30 days notice, we will try to rebook the charter. If we can rebook the date the deposit will be refunded less the service fee. If we cannot rebook the date the deposit is then forfeited. No refunds for late arrivals or early departures. Rain itself shall not constitute a reason for cancellation or rescheduling. In the case of extreme weather, the Captain and Charterer shall discuss a mutually convenient date to reschedule the charter. Being in a marine environment we recommend electronics, laptops and cell phones to be stowed away for your protection. Sea Witch Sailing Charters/MS Resolute cannot be held responsible for water damage by rain or by other vessels.