Services And Rates

* We DO NOT offer… Fishing Charters, Beaching the Boat, Shelling or Swimming*

* Children 6 and older! The Maritime Lady IS NOT equipped for Children UNDER (6) nor Pets! *

GIFT CERTIFICATES are available without payment. You provide a gift card along with the certificate I email you. (call for details).

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Cancellation Policy – “SAFETY FIRST!” In accordance with USCG  regulations, Capt. Jim reserves the right to adjust or cancel ANY charter due to inclement weather.  You may cancel up to 24 hours before the charter for any reason and up to the time of the charter for bad weather “AT NO CHARGE.” If YOU cancel within 24 hours, an invoice will be emailed to you for the AGREED UPON FEE.

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Rate:  2-Hour Naples Bay Charter

1-4 People – $200.00 (plus 6% sales tax) = $212.00 & $50.00 per extra 1/2 hour

   5 People – $250.00 (plus 6% sales tax) = $265.00 & $50.00 per extra 1/2 hour

   6 People – $300.00 (plus 6% sales tax) = $318.00 & $50.00 per extra 1/2 hour

Rate:  3-Hour Naples Bay / Gulf / Inland Waterway Charter

1-4 People – $300.00 (plus 6% sales tax) = $318.00 & $50.00 per extra 1/2 hour

   5 People – $375.00 (plus 6% sales tax) = $397.50 & $50.00 per extra 1/2 hour

   6 People – $450.00 (plus 6% sales tax) = $477.00 & $50.00 per extra 1/2 hour

Rate:  4-Hour to 5-Hour Lunch Charter

1-4 People – $100.00 per hour & $50.00 per extra partial 1/2 hour (plus 6% sales tax) (MINIMUM 4-Hours)

5-6 People – $150.00 per hour & $50.00 per extra partial 1/2 hour (plus 6% sales tax) (MINIMUM 4-Hours)

** Gratuity is not included in the pricing but is certainly appreciated **

Invite your friends & family on a leisurely narrated sightseeing boat ride (with or without music) around Naples Bay. Spend some time viewing the million dollar mansions and yachts in Port Royal. Do some dolphin watching or take a ride down the inland waterway from Naples to Marco Island or Isles of Capri to have lunch at “CJ’s on the Bay” at the outside gazebo, “Mango’s Dockside Bistro” both at the Esplanade or the “Island Gypsy” on the Isles of Capri.

Hourly daytime sightseeing charters are from 2 to 3 hours (if less than 2-hours, MINIMUM charge of $200 plus tax) and lunch charters are 4 tohours (4-hour MINIMUM).  All charters are tailored to you and your guests only.  We offer morning and afternoon time slots.  Typical lunch trips usually depart at 10:00 or 11:00 am and return between 2:00 and 4:00 pm (depending on the time we leave, your time spent at lunch and how much sightseeing you desire).

Rate: 90-Minute Charter

1-4 People – $200.00 (plus 6% sales tax)

   5 People – $250.00 (plus 6% sales tax)

   6 People – $300.00 (plus 6% sales tax)

The charter is yours (private) and NOT open to the public! 

 ** Gratuity is not included in the pricing but is certainly appreciated **

Invite your friends & family on a leisurely 90-minute narrated sunset cruise out to the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. We will leave about an hour before sunset, spend some time in Port Royal, head to the Gulf for sunset and return to the marina about 1/2 hour after sunset. Of course, we can’t promise a sunset every time. However, if you haven’t seen a sunset from the Gulf, you haven’t seen a sunset!

ADD a HALF HOUR and MAKE IT a 2-HOUR SUNSET CHARTER for JUST $50.00 MORE!

Rate:

MY BOAT$100.00 per hour for the boat PLUS $50.00 per hour to assist in writing the vows, meeting before the trip, performing the ceremony, notarizing/mailing license, etc.  

NO BOAT (your venue) – $50.00 per hour to assist in writing the vows, meeting before the wedding, performing the ceremony, notarizing/mailing license, etc.

Please refer to:  www.maritimecaptain.com

For couples looking to get married, I can perform your civil ceremony as a Florida Notary or, as an ordained Christian Minister, I can perform spiritual ceremonies.  Just provide a valid marriage license and you can be married at your venue, by boat or on the beach at sunset.  I can also assist in writing your vows! And, check out my LINKS page for additional wedding services & local service providers available for your special day in southwest Florida. (see www.maritimecaptain.com for information regarding wedding ceremonies)

Rate:

1-4 People – $212.00 – (west of Gordon’s Pass) – includes boat, gas, captain services & ice/bottled waters/soft drinks (children over age 6)

   5 People – $265.00 – (west of Gordon’s Pass) – includes boat, gas, captain services & ice/bottled waters/soft drinks (children over age 6)

   6 People – $318.00 – (west of Gordon’s Pass) – includes boat, gas, captain services & ice/bottled waters/soft drinks (children over age 6)

Your Boat or a Rental Boat – $100.00 flat fee

** Gratuity is not included in the pricing but is certainly appreciated **

Capt. Jim and the Maritime Lady are available to you or your local funeral home for the releasing of a loved one’s ashes at sea. If you have an interest in this service, please contact Capt. Jim directly or call your local funeral home and tell them you would like Capt. Jim to assist you in providing this solemn service. Military honors (Taps) are afforded for veterans. NOTE: All releasing charters are performed in the mornings between 9:00 am and 11:00 am when the seas are calmest and the chance of rain is reduced.

Rate:

$100.00 per hour (plus 6% sales tax) & $50.00 per partial 1/2 hour – up to 6 passengers – Gratuity is not included in the pricing but is certainly appreciated.

Show properties to your buyers from the water. Maritime Lady can take you and your clients around the canals of Port Royal, Royal Harbor and Aqualane Shores to view prospective future homes.

PAYMENT IS DUE ON THE BOAT AT THE END OF THE CHARTER! 

We accept cash, checks and all major credit cards

The SQUARE REGISTRY will add a 3% service charge for credit card use!

   Maritime Lady will provide:

  • seating for UP TO SIX passengers with shade available
  • complimentary bottled waters and soft drinks on ice
  • souvenir Koozie for the kids (when requested)
  • narration about the Naples area (if desired)
  • music (if desired)
  • a CLEAN, USCG compliant vessel

   You are encouraged to wear / bring:

  • FLAT boat deck shoes, sandals, flip flops, sneakers only (NO BLACK SOLES / NO HEELS)
  • a sweater or sweatshirt on cooler days/evenings
  • SUNTAN LOTION only (please, NO OILS / NO SPRAYS)
  • your own snacks, beer/booze & wine (please, NO RED wine)
  • lightweight clothing, sunglasses, a hat/visor and a camera/phone