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Excursion Pricing and Policies

Private Charter Pricing and Excursions:  USD$125/ hr; 2 hr minimum up to 4 hours max; gratuity not included in pricing


  • 2 hours = USD$250 
  • 3 hours = USD$375
  • 4 hours = USD$500


  • We cannot discount pricing for smaller groups, as each charter is a private cruise limited to your group size from 1 to 6 persons.
  • We absolutely cannot allow more than 6 guests; USCG regulations
  • The person booking must be 21 years of age
  • No smoking or vaping allowed on vessel
  • No binge drinking or underage drinking allowed 
  • We accept only cash and all major credit cards; no checks, money orders or cashier checks      accepted.  We utilize secured chip reader technology.
  • Customary tips are graciously accepted but not required, nor included. 
  • Deposits NEVER required up front to book, but we certainly appreciate open communication should you need to cancel or will be running late; Captain D can be readily texted or found via FB messenger chat. Should weather require cancellation or re booking, Captain D will do this at the earliest time possible.  Click to LIKE us on FB at our logo on this page.
  • We book your excursion simply with your full name, phone contact and email for receipt of confirmation of booking request. If using a local Resort Concierge, an email from them will also work.
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  • On the day of departure: Arrive at Marina area (69 Bay Esplanade) about 15 - 30 min prior to scheduled departure time in order for an on time departure.  Captain D will advise by email where exactly the pick up location will be that day.  Once parked, proceed to the pre-arranged location we have designated specifically for your excursion group; you will find S/V Three Moons moored with the multi colored flags flying from the mast.  We will have a cold non-alcoholic beverage ready for you at arrival!  Payment is taken at the vessel after completion of excursion. A short excursion agreement and rules acknowledgement will be required before setting sail. Parking is metered at our primary port location and it will be your responsiblity to pay for parking at the meter kiosks at the time of arrival.  Lot 38 off Bay Esplanade Drive is closest however is full on busy beach days.  Best option with guaranteed parking is the North Beach Parking Plaza/ Garage just a block away. If you are staying on CLW Beach, it's just a short walk from most accomodations.
  • We provide: cooler (limited room), ice, bottled water, Sprite, assortment of small random snacks.  On shore excursions we also provide stand up paddle boards x2, life jackets etc.  The vessel has a bathroom and fresh water and plenty of areas to stay cool in the shade or in full sun for a great tan.
  • What you can or should bring: your own small cooler, drinks, beer or wine, food... plenty of room on board for your items.  Your own personal bags with swim wear to change (we have private rooms to change in on board), towels, sunscreen and what ever else you want to bring.  Highly recommend wet socks or water shoes if partaking in a shore excursion.  Some of the islands we stop at do have a mix of sand and shells.  
  • What we don't allow or can't provide: we do not allow smoking or chewing tobacco ON the vessel (no vaps either).  You can bring and partake off the vessel on a shore excursion if you must.  We do not provide alcohol nor can we open or serve it to your party (coast guard rules), but you can certainly bring your own (drank responsibly).  On this note, we don't allow "mass consumption" or binge drinking... this is not a party boat or "booze cruise" .   

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PRIVATE EXCURSION OFFERINGS: (priced by the Hour per above) 


We have a few highlighted options BELOW from 2, 3 and 4  Hr excursions, also listed by category of specialty events we can host. 


OUR MOST POPULAR CRUISES :   


  • 2  hour cruises: can be daytime or sunset option, ICW & views of Gulf of Mexico near Clearwater Beach; no beach stops or SUPs use due to limited duration.
  • 3 - 4 hour cruises: usually starts by 9 or 10am, ICW or views of the Gulf of Mexico, can include a private beach island stop in Clearwater Harbor or Pope Channel (ie; One Tree Island off Sand Key is a favorite)
  • 4 hour cruise would allow for longer shore /island stops (approx 1.5 - 2 hours on island stop), use of 2 SUPs also included
  • On shore excursions: we do not "beach" our boat on sand, rather anchor offshore in about 3 - 6 feet of water.  You will get wet if you want to do a shore excursion.  We highly recommend those getting in the water to bring wet socks or water shoes to protect feet from sharp shells, rocks or oyster beds that might be in the areas of the shoreline.
  • Weather alert from June to November: Captain D will watch weather forecasting and advise you by email / text on status several days & hours before departure for that day.  Cancellation can occur if Captain D feels the vessel and/or your safety are at risk if strong storms are forecasted last minute before departure.  We would not depart if winds are exceeding 15 knots and/or if lightening is detected within 15 miles of our boating location.  Likewise, early return could also occur for the same.  We obviously have no control over the unpredictable nature of Florida summer weather patterns.  We do not recommend afternoon or evening charters June to October due to pop up Thunderstorms and severe weather threats which traditionally occur in the afternoon .  We make every effort to watch closely up to 24 hours for good weather windows.



Specialized tours by category


  • Pop the Question Excursion -  2-4 hrs recommended
  • Honeymoon / Babymoon Excursion - 2-3 hrs recommended
  • Bachelorette Party Excursion -3-4 hrs recommended
  • Birthday Celebration - 2-4 hrs  recommended
  • Anniversary Celebration -  2-3 hours recommended
  • Valentines/ Mothers/ Fathers Day 2-3 hours
  • "Water, Wind & Wine" Sunset Excursion - BYOWine - 2+ hours
  • One Tree Island Excursion - 4 hours required
  • Peek at the Gulf Excursion - 2-3 hours required
  • Caladesi or Honeymoon Island - 4 hours required (restricted to certain times of day)



 

Cash is always prefered but we do accept major credit cards as well.
Cash is always prefered but we do accept major credit cards as well.

We provide...

 

  • Private Charters (1-6 persons maximum - not including our captain or crew)
    • Pricing is based on number of hours, not the number of persons
    • We have several destination options, or request a custom float plan with your Skipper
    • Advantage of a PRIVATE charter is you have the boat privately to just your family or group of friends; allows your group to customize your route or choose from one we recommend (see above) .  No one else is offering this level of privacy and flexibility in our area on this type of sailing yacht and at our price point.
    • We do allow children on our private charters with a supervising parent on board.   A parent must keep children under age 10 with them at all times.
    • Departure times are customized to your needs; however for the best experience, your captain will take into account sea state, tides and wind direction forecasts for that day       when scheduling.


  • What we provide for all charters and a few things to consider prior to selection of your excursion and booking:
    • Fun in the sun ! (but as it is Florida, could be a mix of clouds and sun or random short-lived rain drops, maybe a sunset ... maybe not  )
      • Should a typical Florida summer rain occur (June - Nov) spontaneously during an excursion, we have plenty of room inside our main salon or at the helm under our        dodger to keep plenty dry... NOTE: we generally cancel a trip only if severe weather (ie; thunderstorms, lightning forecasted or sustained  wind speeds of 15kts or greater) is being forecasted and your skipper deems it unsafe to be on the water.   Check weather forecast here.  Please leave it to Captain D to decide as he watches detailed forecasting models up to 12 - 24 hours before departure.
    • Relaxation by lounging in our two over sized bean bags on deck, lounging on the trampoline out front deck (not allowed while motoring or motor sailing), enjoying our two blue loungers or lounging and chatting with the  skipper at the helm seating area in the rear of the vessel.  For those that need some shade or want to enjoy the interior salon, there are several areas in which to relax and enjoy the 180 degree views from inside; however it can get warm inside the cabin during summer.  
    • Stand Up Paddleboards (SUPs)  !  We provide two SUPs (used on the 3 hour or more shore excursions only).  Kick back and float just off the island with your favorite chilled beverage while listening to your favorite tunes.
    • Music if you choose - we can play it soft or loud (up to you).  We have a mobile blue tooth stereo system that allows connection to your own play lists via Pandora, etc
    • Cold bottled water, Sprite and a few snacks are provided free of charge on our private charters.  You can certainly BYOB , but please be a responsible drinker while on the excursion and of course have a designated driver for your drive home afterward.  You must be 21 years of age to drink on board the vessel.  Bottle openers, plastic "glassware" and drinking ice is provided.  We are NOT a booze cruise .   Please no binge drinking.  The captain expects all on board to be able to walk and talk straight throughout the ride :)
    • Our vessel is equipped with a private HEAD (that is boat speak for the bathroom). 
    • Last but not least of  all... SAFETY is key to Captain D.  We have gone above and beyond the standard coast guard requirements to make sure that  all our guests and crew are safe while on our excursions.  Albeit this vessel we use is a very stable catamaran (does not pitch side to side or "heel" like most monohull sailboats), we do have certain protocols in place when moving around the exterior of the boat, when docked and when underway.  Of course we provide all the necessary equipment up to and including life jackets for all ages on board.  Click here to learn more about our UPV Inspection certification by the US Coast Guard.  

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