Private Charter Sailing Martha’s Vineyard

Weddings ~ Anniversaries ~ Birthdays ~ Reunions ~ Corporate & Company Events ~ Team Building

MVWThe Black Dog Tall Ships can serve as the ideal setting for any event you are planning. Our schooners have already been used for employee appreciation cruises, corporate team-building outings including the International Bar Association, as well as birthday celebrations, class reunions, multi-day trips for groups of family and friends and the filming of motion pictures. A sail on the Black Dog Tall Ships is unique, exciting and unforgettable.

Martha’s Vineyard is home to hundreds of weddings each season, and throughout the years the Black Dog Tall Ships have become more and more of an attraction for these most special of days. Beautiful beaches, land and seascapes welcome friends and family to the island setting as they have done for centuries while our schooners provide an unmatched setting for your rehearsal, family get-together or ceremony.

Our partnership with the Black Dog Tavern and Black Dog Wharf allow for a practically limitless amount of options for your event and ceremony Our schooners represent some of the finest traditional sailing ships found anywhere. We match first-class presentation and maintenance of our fleet with customized preparation and superior customer service. We strive to provide the tall ship industry’s best chartering experience.

Private charters are available for hourly and multi-day events:

  • Full catering available.
  • “In-season” and “off-season” rates available.
  • Charters can depart and/or return to “off-island” ports including Woods Hole, Boston, New Bedford, Newport, Nantucket and more.
  • Beach and wharf side events available

Daysailing passenger capacity: Shenandoah – 35 passengers. Alabama – 49 passengers.

Overnight passenger capacity: Shenandoah & Alabama – 30 passengers.