KNOW BEFORE YOU GO:  We Recommend Sharing The Following Info With Your Guests Prior To Arrival:

SHOES:

Please wear boat shoes or sneakers with non-marking treads and white soles.

There will be a shoe basket for those wishing to cruise barefoot and fancy-free.

Shoe cover-ups will be in the basket for those more comfortable & steady with shoes.

 

BOARDING & STAIRS:

Boarding access via the 6-step staircase with wood handle railing.

There are 4 steps down to the salon, 2 down to the head and 4 up to the bridge.

The swim deck ladder has 3 steps to the swim platform.

There are 5 steps from the swim deck to the aft deck.

 

LIFEVESTS:

If you are a non-swimmer or not confident in staying afloat, please advise the Captain during the safety talk after boarding.

When you make your reservation please advise the approximate weight and sex of your children so the appropriate size is out.

Parents please assist the crew in fitting your children into the properly fitted PFD with all buckles & zippers closed.

Safety aboard is our priority along with ensuring a great, memorable experience. 

 

FL State Law - Life vest must be worn for children under the age of 6 

Atlantic & Keys - State waters extend to 3 nautical miles and Federal rules apply beyond the 3 miles & extend to 200 miles. 

Gulf of Mexico - State waters extend to 9 nautical miles and Federal rules apply beyond the 9 miles & extend to 200 miles.

N.Y. State Law – Life vest must be worn for under 12 years age when underway, but can be removed in the enclosed salon or at anchor.

 

SERVICE DOGS

Are welcome but must wear a properly fitted life vest with handles.

We recommend you have them practice swimming while wearing the vest prior to the charter

 

USE OF FRONT STATEROOM:

All of your personal items can be conveniently placed in the front stateroom.

There is a private head with a shower and an outdoor swim platform shower.

The front stateroom door must remain open/un-locked due to escape hatch. 

 

CAPTAIN’S TALK & TOAST:

After a brief tour aboard, there will be a short Captain’s talk that is given on the bow.

A complimentary glass of champagne will be poured for a toast while leaving the dock.

For those under age, a sparkling beverage is available.

Your stewardess will be taking photos throughout the charter that will be shared.

BYO cell phone charger and we recommend keeping phones safe in a basket in the covered aft deck  

 

BEVERAGES:

Complimentary soft drinks, sparkling/flat waters, coffee and tea will be provided.

You are welcome to BYOB and mixers that your stewardess will happily serve.

No need to bring a cumbersome heavy cooler, just use our large electric cooler.

We have ample refrigerators, freezers & multiple icemakers with acrylic stemware.

Sorry, no red wine allowed due to staining, but Rose is fine.

 

FOOD:

Your meal will be served on a linen seascape table decorated with mariner compass yacht designer dishes, with gold embedded utensils and linen napkins.

No need to bring any paper or plastic serving items.

Please convey to the Captain if you have any allergies or medical conditions.

 

MUSIC & DÉCOR:

We live u to our theme, “Our Yacht, Your Way” & encourage you to set the ambience.

We can easily connect your phone over our surround sound system inside and out.

We encourage decorating with balloons & a banner to personalize your celebration.

 

SMOKING:

Cigarettes & cigars are allowed only on the aft deck with an ashtray.

Use of any marijuana products or recreational drugs are illegal & will end the charter

 

SHADE LOVERS:

Sit in the covered aft round-table 6 chairs that are cushioned, rock and swivel.

The oversized bridge is covered and has a double bed sun pad for napping, a table and lots of bench seating for the whole group.

Feel free to retreat to the air-conditioned salon &/or forward stateroom. 

SUNBATHING: 

Sun worshippers can bathe in the sun on the bow King bed cushions.

No need to bring beach towels aboard, we have plenty.

Please place the towel on top cushions due to sunscreen staining.

When on the bow in transit hold onto light articles such as towels, hats and clothing because they will blow off.

SEASICKNESS:

No worries about seasickness because you will be cruising calm protected water ways in both FL & The Hamptons.

If someone is prone to motion sickness you can purchase non-prescription magnetic bracelets at the drug store. 

We ave very fortunate to utilize the Intracoastal, the Gulf of Mexico, Three Mile Harbor, Gardiner’s Bay & the protected Peconic.

THE BRIDGE:

The Captain will happily share his yachting knowledge with any interested guests

He is known to share his hat for a photo shoot while sitting at the helm.

 

OPTIMAL TIME FOR A SUNSET CRUISE IS FULL MOON

2020 MOON SCHEDULE: 

MONTH      FULL        NEW        FULL MOON NAME

                   MOON    MOON

January           10             24                    Full Wolf Moon                                                                                

February         09             23                   Full Snow Moon

March              09             24                   Full Worm Moon        

April                 08             23                   Blue Moon

May                  07             22                   Flower Moon

June                  05             21                   Full Strawberry Moon

July                   05             20                   Full Buck Moon

August             03             19                   Sturgeon Moon

September      09             24                   Full Corn Moon

October           01             16                    Full Hunter’s Moon

November       30             15                   Full Beaver Moon

December       30             14                   Cold Moon

DIRECTIONS:

TO CYPRESS ISLAND MARINA, Address: 14410 Palmwood Road Slip #37A, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

From 95:

  • Exit Donald Ross Rd E.

  • Left Palmwood Rd, AKA Prosperity Farms Rd.

  • 1/2 mile right Cypress Island Subdivision

  • Show ID to the guard and tell them you are going to slip 32B "Divergent"

  • Go straight over small bridge and take an immediate left

  • Parking is unassigned and available in front of yacht, slip 32B

TO CYPRESS ISLAND MARINA, Address: 14410 Palmwood Road Slip #37A, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

From Singer Island:

  • Exit Singer Island on North Ocean Drive to US 1 and turn right.

  • Left onto Donald Ross Road.

  • Go over the Intracoastal Bridge past Loggerhead Marina.

  • Right Palmwood Road, (also called Prosperity Farms Road)

  • 1/4 mile our gated community, Cypress Island Subdivision, is on your right.

  • Show ID to the guard and tell them you are going to slip 32B "Divergent"

  • Go straight over a very small bridge and take an immediate left

  • Parking is unassigned and available in front of yacht, slip 32B


TO CYPRESS ISLAND MARINA, Address: 14410 Palmwood Road Slip #37A, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
From FL Turnpike:

  • Go North, exit PGA Boulevard turn left (East) onto PGA Blvd.

  • Left Prosperity Farms Road which changes into Palmwood Road when you cross over Donald Ross Road

  • In a 1/2 mile our gated community, Cypress Island Subdivision, is on your right

  • Show ID to the guard and tell them you are going to slip 32B "Divergent"

  • Go straight over a very small bridge and take an immediate left

  • Continue to dead end at the Intracoastal Waterway

  • Parking is unassigned and available in front of yacht, slip 32B

GARDINER'S MARINA, E. HAMPTON

  • Embark at Gardiner’s Marina, 35 Three-Mile Harbor, Hog Creek Rd, E. Hampton, NY

  • When traveling East look for a marina with boats adjacent to 3 Mile Harbor Road on your left.

  • Take the next left turn into Gardiner’s Marina.

  • We are the first yacht on the right & easy to spot with flags flying from bow to stern.

  • The 50’ Jefferson Motor Yacht Cruiser is titled, “Overseas Office”.

  • There are plenty of complimentary parking spaces available directly in front of the yacht.

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