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Cruise Lake Union & Lake Washington


Seattle Wedding Cruises


Seattle Dinner Cruises


Holiday Parties & the Seattle Christmas Ship Parade 


San Juan Islands Cruises and private yacht charters


Alaska Cruises



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A classic yacht is an ideal venue for a Christmas party.

Charter the boat for your private group or office party.



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Let our Chef spoil you and your guests. From a gourmet Seattle dinner cruise to simple finger food we have catering options for all budgets.



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Cruises in Seattle and the San Juan Islands

Private charters aboard the 1931 classic yacht "Discovery"


Immerse yourself in an era long past as you cruise Seattle's Lakes and explore the beautiful Pacific Northwest aboard the classic charter yacht "Discovery". Whether a sightseeing cruise on Lake Union or Lake Washington, a night out on a Seattle Dinner Cruise, an intimate Seattle Wedding Reception or the celebration of a special occasion we'll make your experience unforgettable! For small groups or private yacht charters a boat tour is a unique way to see the Emerald City and a Seattle Cruise should be at the top of your list of 'Things To Do' in Seattle. Why not charter the yacht for a Christmas Party and join the Seattle Christmas Ship Parade.


Welcome Aboard!


Group on Discovery cruise"MV Discovery" is a beautifully restored classic fantail yacht that will capture your imagination the moment you step on board. Inside, the glow of filtered light on mahogany paneling sets the mood to one of relaxation. Picture windows in the spacious main, dining and new forward salons offer panoramic views of Seattle as we cruise at a leisurely pace. Stroll along her covered decks or walk to the bow and feel the wind in your hair. This is a place to reflect and a place to dream. It is a place to enjoy family and friends or to create a memory with a special someone. Discovery's covered fantail lounge offers additional space and undercover seating.


Dining table set for Seattle dinner cruiseA full service galley allows for a range of Catering options during your cruise from an elegant seated dinner to hors d'oeuvres or a BBQ on the beach. Beverage service can be arranged or you are welcome to supply your own. Below decks are six nicely appointed guest cabins, state of the art marine heads and hot showers. A furnace heating system keeps the boat warm and linen is provided on all overnight boat trips. A weekend getaway (or longer) on a San Juan Islands cruise or kayaking adventure offers a welcome relief from the hustle and bustle of city life.


As a family owned and operated business with over 30 years experience in the yacht charter cruising industry we take pride in offering a professional, personalized service and can accommodate your requirements however simple or elaborate they may be. With your vision and our experience we'll ensure that all of the small details are taken care of so that on the day of your event you are free to enjoy the cruise and the company of your guests.


San Juan Islands charter yacht DiscoveryWe specialize in creating a customized itinerary for your small group tour, private yacht charter, dinner cruise, wedding reception, holiday party, business meeting or corporate event. "Discovery" can be chartered for a few hours, for a Seattle day cruise or for multi day cruises from destinations around Seattle's Lake Union and Lake Washington to Puget Sound, the San Juan Islands and beyond.


"MV Discovery" is available from mid September to mid May for cruises in Seattle and crewed Yacht Charters in the San Juan Islands.


During the summer months we cruise the waters of Alaska's Inside Passage on week long Alaska Cruises that are truly an unforgettable once in a lifetime experience.



MV Discovery is a special yacht and the feelings the boat inspires are sometimes difficult to describe.

One of our guests has managed to put those feelings into words

>>>>> Read his thoughts



For information on cruises and yacht charters please call Captain Ben Swanson


on Cell 206 406 7288

or Email captainswanson@msn.com