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Bareboat Charter Pricing

Bareboat Charters available only to Bluewater Students and Alumni.
Weekday (Mon – Thu) Weekend (F, S, S) or Holiday
Boat Type Boat Name Max Capacity 1/2 Day Full Day 1/2 Day Full Day 3 Days
Catalina 22′ Fleet of 7 Boats 4 $145 $160
Catalina 27′ Ms. Mae 5 $210 $265 $240 $295
Catalina 30′ Valkyrie 6 $235 $295 $270 $330
Catalina 34′ Cool Change 7 $375 $450
Catalina 309 Winnie 8 / (4) $430 $506 $1900
Catalina 36′ Blue Otter 8 / (6) $430 $506 $1900

Bareboat Charter Other Fees and Information

Charter Times:
Charter start and completion times are from the Bluewater Sailing Office in Marina del Rey.  The period for a full day charter is from 10AM to 30 minutes before Sunset.

Annual Service:
The annual service fee of $330 is included with any ASA course combination package you take with Bluewater Sailing.

No Cleaning or Monthly Club Fees:
We are a facility dedicated to education and service, not monthly fees.  People come to learn to sail safely and stay for our flexibility and good service.

Cancellation / Refund Policy:
50% nonrefundable deposit required to schedule a charter with balance due on arrival.  All sales final. Cancellation within 60 days of reservation: no credit unless we can fill your time slot.

Diesel Fuel Surcharge:
Half Day $15, Full Day $20, Per Day with Overnight $35

Security Deposit:
Security deposit is based on boat size.
under 25′ $1200, under 32′ $2450, under 37′ $2950, under 45′ $3550

Overnight Charters:
Vessel pre-board: add $140.  Add $95 per night overnight.

Dinghy Rental:
1 – 4 days: $160
5 – 7 days: $280
Dinghy with engine add: $65

Linen Service:
$ 60 per couple per trip.

Optional Gratuities:  Gratuities allowed and appreciated for good service and not included in pricing.

Terms: Rates, terms, policies, course outlines or boats subject to change without notice.

Bluewater Sailing Guarantee:
If it is raining or the conditions are deemed dangerous at the time of your charter, you can reschedule with no problem.

Skippered Charter Pricing

(Mon – Thu)
(F, S, S) or
Boat Type Boat Name Max
3 Hours 4 Hours 3 Hours 4 Hours
Catalina 34′ Cool Change 6 $900 $1016 $990 $1118
Catalina 309′ Winnie 6 $900 $1016 $990 $1118
Catalina 36′ Blue Otter 6 $900 $1016 $990 $1118

Prices current as of: April 2022

Interested in adding a sailing lesson to your skippered charter?  This is often helpful in preparation for an upcoming class, or as a refresher if you’ve already been through some training.  Please give us a call and we can tailor your skippered charter itinerary and boat for your unique goals.

Looking for a skippered charter for your corporate event or team building?  Get all the details you need on our Corporate Events page.

A. Skippered Charter Prices include Captain / Skipper for 1 – 6 people
B. Provisioning is not included. Please bring your own special snacks and beverages onboard.
C. Charter prices, terms, and conditions subject to change without notice.
D. 50% Non-Refundable & Non-Transferable Deposit required to schedule the vessel and Captain. Balance due upon arrival. All sales are final.
E. Gratuity for the Captain is not included. Any optional gratuity for exceptional service is always appreciated.
F. We also offer maritime services for Photo shoots, and Film and Television production.

  1. Special rates available; $495 / overnight surcharge for vessel sizes up to 45′. (Does not include provisioning or beverages.)
  2. Skipper prices include Captain / Skipper for 1 – 6 people, but not optional gratuity or bareboat Captain for 7 – 12 people.
  3. Corporate regattas available for business meetings, team-building or employees in our corporate partnership program – please contact us for details.
  4. 50% Non – Refundable & Non-Transferable Deposit requested to make booking / reserve charter.
  5. Bluewater Weather Guaranteed Protection Plan: If it is raining or Small Craft warnings at the time of your charter, you can always reschedule with no problems!