Custom Private Charter Cruises

Take in the phenomenal sights of San Diego, Coronado Island and Mission Bay with your friends, family or work colleagues on an exclusive custom private charter cruise. You’ll save time and money, see some of the best that San Diego has to offer, and have the best time ever!

Service and Value

San Diego is home to amazing weather, unbelievable views, an exciting array of marine wildlife, and it’s a jumping-off point for great adventures!

A quick Google search will show that there are well over a hundred boat charter, cruise and tour businesses in the region. But how to choose? Basically, there are two categories of boating excursions to select from: head boats and private charter boats. With a head boat, you buy a ticket and ride on a big boat with a lot of strangers. Often, you’re limited to the food and drinks that they sell on board, and you’re locked in to the itinerary that they’ve set with all the other passengers on the boat. On a private charter cruise, you plan with the captain for the outing you want, the captain and crew gets the trip ready for you, and you and your friends get the whole boat to yourself. It’s a more personalized and higher-quality experience.

Typically, private charter boats are thought of as being much more expensive than head boats, but when you do the math, the costs can line up fairly equally—especially when you take into account all the hidden charges like marked-up food and drinks for you and your other guests while on board. And if you’re seeking personalization and privacy on your outing, there’s no better way to get it than on a private charter.

We take pride in providing professional service, tremendous value, and unbeatable flexibility so that you and your group can have the best time. Whether it’s a sunset outing, a party with friends, or a once-in-a-lifetime special event, Sip & Sea Cruises will make it into the memorable experience you’re looking for!

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Safe & Easy, from Start to Finish

Booking your private charter outing is easy. Here’s how to do it!

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Book Online

Hit the “Book Now” button and fill out required fields to request your unforgettable charter now. 50% deposit is required at the time of booking.

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We Help You Plan Your Trip

Sip & Sea Cruises will contact you shortly after booking to begin planning your custom-designed experience on San Diego Bay. If you need food, catering, drinks, flowers, photography, or anything else, we’ll begin getting all of those things lined up for you.

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Finishing Details

One week prior to your charter, Sip & Sea Cruises will send a reminder to pay the remaining balance, as well as detailed instructions for parking, pick up or drop off locations, and any other additional arrangements.

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The Big Day!

Set sail on your amazing private yacht charter, making unforgettable memories with friends and family!

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The Follow Through

We’ll make sure that everything is just what you and your group planned for, from start to finish!

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Private Charter Boat Captain San Diego

About Sip & Sea Cruises

Captain Josh Hummel is a former Navy Special Forces Combatant-Craft Crewman and the owner of Sip & Sea Cruises. Read more about Josh and Sip & Sea Cruises by following the link below!

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do we meet?

Our boats are docked at Glorietta Bay Marina on Coronado Island. There is off-street parking at the marina. We’ll coordinate with you and help you get parked safely when you arrive. If you’d like private shuttle service from anywhere in the San Diego area, we’ll he happy to line up transportation for you and your group!

What should we bring?

Conditions vary by season, but generally it’s a good idea to prepare for the sun and also bring a warm layer. Since it’s a private charter cruise, you and your group can bring your own food and alcohol. If you’d like help with catering or getting drinks ahead of time, let us know and we’ll line everything up for you. In any case, we’ll be in touch with you after you book to get all of your custom options lined up!

What if the weather is bad?

Though we’d like to have sunny days every day, we do have to deal with bad weather, and that can be disappointing. If weather makes going out on the water unlikely, we will reschedule or refund your booking. It’s not a problem!

Have further questions? See our FAQs page for more information!

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Having a great time is our mission!

At the end of the day, our mission is for you and your friends to have a great time out on the water—from start to finish. We’ll personally make sure your trip is exactly what you are looking for!

Schedule Your Private Charter Cruise!

Ready to see some amazing sights and have a great time with your friends on San Diego Bay? Follow the link below and we’ll get you started!

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