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Private Event Charters

Charter one of our cruising boats for your special party and give your guests an event to remember. Our professional Jamestown Newport Ferry staff can work with your caterer, music supplier, etc. to bring the event you envision together. Spectacular cruising vessel Coastal Queen holds 140 passengers and is available for charter. Check out our "Meet the Fleet" section below, and select the boat that will best accommodate your needs and number of guests. You may also talk to one of our planners to help you select the best boat for your event. Just looking for transportation or a casual harbor cruise? No problem, let us know what you have in mind and we can make it happen.

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Let us help you plan a party and boat tour your guests will love

Event Types

• Business meetings
• Company outings
• Weddings
• Bachelor/Bachelorette
• Reunions
• Anniversaries
• Birthdays
• and other events

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Meet The Fleet

We have vessels available for all your charter requests and needs: Coastal Queen, Katherine, The Jamestown, Nymph, Mistress and more. Some are featured below. The larger boats have full liquor licenses to accommodate the bar on board, and we are happy to accommodate your special requests. We can also assist in arranging food for your guests.

Coastal Queen

• Launched and christened fall 2019
• Seats 140 passengers
• Upper deck hard top and side curtains
• Glass-enclosed lower deck
• Teak cocktail bar, snack bar and head
• Fully ADA accessible
• Videos available on Jamestown Newport Ferry's Facebook page and on Conanicut Marine Services' YouTube and Vimeo channel.

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Ferry Katherine

• Great for an event of about 30-40 guests
• Board up to 46 passengers at one time
• On-board bar and head available.

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Ferry Jamestown

• Board up to 34 passengers at one time
• On-board bar for guests
• Great views from every seat

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Shuttles/Launches

Whether it's a large 140 passenger vessel or a sprinting shuttle boat you need, this fleet is equipped to handle your water transportation, harbor tour or private charter needs. For flexible scheduling and information, please complete the charter request form below.
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Charter Request Form

Interested in booking a private charter? Use the convenient form below to tell us about your group or event and we’ll be in touch shortly!

Contact Information
Tell us about your private event
Bar & Food Request
From the Bar:

Our insurance does not allow for guests to provide their own beverages. However, we are happy to accommodate your special requests. Guests are encouraged to either arrange for or provide food for their guests. If assistance is needed we can help with your arrangements.

For Food:

A deposit in the amount of half of the anticipated charter fee is required to hold your reservation.Charter rate does not include gratuity, which is customarily 15% - 20% of the total charter including food & bar. We accept Visa/Mastercard, American Express and Discover Cards. Please make checks payable to Conanicut Marina. A representative will contact you to confirm your reservation and make payment arrangements.

Inclement weather due to fog or wind may cause risk of a charter cancellation.

Thank you!

Thank you for requesting a Jamestown Newport Ferry Charter. We will be in touch regarding your private charter soon. We look forward to cruising with you!
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