Adventure With Us On A Skippered Yacht Charter On San Francisco Bay

Experience San Francisco Bay in all its splendor when you charter a skippered private yacht with Passage Nautical! Our charters are perfect for any type of special occasion or celebration.

At Passage Nautical you can charter a private yacht for any kind of special event or special day:

  • Birthday
  • Anniversary
  • Karaoke Party! (Karaoke Machine Available)
  • Proposal
  • Corporate meetings, employee recognition. wellness
  • Family Reunion
  • 4th Of July or New Year’s Eve Fireworks
  • Tour of San Francisco Bay to the Golden Gate Bridge, Angel Island, Sausalito, McCovey Cove and more
  • Sunset sail
  • Pride Celebrations
  • Cityfront tours
  • Wine Tastings
  • Food tastings
  • Meditation trainings with instructors

For years, we have been setting up private yacht charters and are the top provider for the San Francisco Bay region. If you are interested in a romantic sail, a thrilling powerboat ride around the bay, or the extravagance of a catamaran trip, chartering a yacht on the Bay will be an unforgettable experience. Are you looking for a way to view SF Bay by boat, sailboat, or powerboat? Get in touch with our Charter Manager today by calling (415) 272-4130 or sending an email.

Enjoy Our Onboard Services

While on board, enjoy a complimentary selection of soft drinks, boxed water, and sparkling waters. You can bring your own alcohol (please no red wine as it stains!) and food.

We also have a full roster of food services we can organize for your day:

Catering: We use only premium Bay Area caterers for your event. Enjoy delicious, expertly prepared gourmet sandwiches or heartfelt and handcrafted platters including charcuterie, roasted seasonal vegetable, vegan or mezze platters. We can accommodate any dietary preference.

Wine Tasting: Enjoy a selection of curated wines from around the world for your tasting delight. Our wine steward will pour and provide you with knowledgable guidance about the wines.

Bar Set-Up (BYOB): If you are wanting mixed or blending drinks (margarita anyone?) we can set up your bar with essential items for the roster of drinks you want served. You provide the alcohol, we provide the fixings.

On-Board Barbecue: We have boats equipped with on board barbecues so we can provide you with a fun and delicious barbecue experience for that game day charter at McCovey Cove or Angel Island or any of our beautiful coves on the Bay.

First Mate: We provide a First Mate on all our charters on catamarans and all yachts over 45′ or groups of 12. For food and beverage services we have trained and experienced first mates.

When sailing the boat or motoring on one of our luxury yachts, your complete enjoyment is our only focus.  For our catamaran sails and all boats over 45′, you will have personalized service by our 1st mate. We’re happy to supply any special requests you may have for your onboard enjoyment.

How much does it costs to charter a yacht.

Prices vary depending upon the size of the yacht and whether it’s power or sail. You can book your yacht rental on one of our luxurious private charter yachts for up to 12 people maximum.  Prices start at $670 for our 40′ yachts. Rates for the yachts are without captain fees. The cost of the captain is additional and paid separately.

Ready To Rent A Yacht?

If you’re ready to go boating on San Francisco Bay, let’s get started and book online in 4 easy steps or click the button and let us know what you’re celebrating, and we’ll curate a charter especially for your group.

You can text our Charter Manager at (415) 272-4130 for questions or immediate help in booking your yacht charter for your special day.

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Book Your YACHT CHARTER On-line In 4 EASY Steps

Step 1:

Start by select your boat based on the number of people in your group and budget. There is a maximum of 12 guests for our charters.

Step 2:

Click on "VIEW & BOOK BOAT" to see the boat's features. If you want to know how to prepare for your special day, check out our FAQ's.

Step 3:

Once you find your perfect boat, click on the "BOOK NOW" link and follow the easy step by step booking procedures. You can always call if you get stuck.

Step 4:

You'll receive your confirmation, and our Charter Manager will reach out to you for your captain choices. Remember that the captain fee is additional. Learn more

Or Complete This Form For Immediate and Personalized Service To Get Your Special Day Booked


View Our Luxury Yachts

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Lagoon 42 charter

Lagoon 42 – Hullchal

Maximum Capacity: 12 people
Location: Jack London Square, Oakland
Half Day (4 hours): $1,900
Each Additional Hour (to 8 hours): $450

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Oceanis 48 – Vamp’d

Maximum Capacity: 10 people
Location: Jack London Square, Oakland
Half Day (4 hours): $1150
Each Additional Hour (to 8 hours): $240

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Oceanis 41.1 – Fresh Tracks

Maximum Capacity: 8 people
Location: Jack London Square, Oakland
Half Day (4 hours): $695
Each Additional Hour (to 8 hours): $165

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Oceanis 41 – Briseis

Maximum Capacity: 10 people
Location: Jack London Square, Oakland
Half Day (4 hours): $725
Each Additional Hour (to 8 hours): $169

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Oceanis 38.1 – Nautilus

Maximum Capacity: 7 people
Location: Jack London Square, Oakland
Half Day (4 hours): $670
Each Additional Hour (to 8 hours): $160

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Antares 27

Maximum Capacity: 6 people
Location: Jack London Square, Oakland
Half Day (4 hours): $650
Additional Hour: $155

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Oceanis 51.1 – Hydrobaby

Maximum Capacity: 12 people
Location: Jack London Square, Oakland
Half Day (4 hours): $1,150
Each Additional Hour (to 8 hours): $290

San Francisco, CA: As the Bay’s premier charter brokers, we provide you with a luxury private experience for all your celebrations – birthdays, anniversaries, karaoke parties, proposals, corporate events, employee recognition, family reunions, 4th of July and New Year’s Eve fireworks tours, sunset sails, city front tours, wine tastings, and more!  Our boat rentals are the best on SF Bay and the number one choice for people looking to rent a yacht for any occasion.