Start with our basic 2 hour day sail or splurge and spend a full day lounging on your private crewed yacht on the Charleston Harbor. We can show you the sights from Ft Sumter to the Ravenel Bridge or anchor in a cove and swim, its all up to you! Most charters are 3 hours or longer in length. We sail year round in South Carolina and we're always ready to get out on the water!
Fate has 2 master cabins with queen beds, and two full bathrooms plus full galley. We can accommodate up to 4 guests at the dock for overnights after your trip. Save $100 and book your stay along with your sunset sail. Fate is equipped with all the creature comforts and amenities that you would have at fine hotel room.
One of the most romantic settings one could imagine, that is why Fate hosts dozens of successful proposals each year! Getting Married? We can take your wedding party or guests for a sail while in town. We also host many Bachelor and Bachelorette parties throughout the year. A professional photographer is available to capture every moment.
Purchase a personalized 3 hour gift certificate at our winter rates and save 20% off when used during our summer high season.
Pefect for Christmas or upcoming birthdays.
For those extra special occasions, professional photographry can be included (at additional cost) which comes with free high resolution digital downloads.
When it comes time to treat yourself right, make sure you are on Charleston's only fully private, professionaly crewed, 50ft luxury sailing yacht, Fate! Every charter is private, only you and those you invite (6 total) will be on the boat. With over 240 satisfied charters per year and Charleston's #1 Sight seeing tour on TipAdvisor, you will want to book early to guarantee your place on Fate! In fact, Fate is in the top-performing 10% of all businesses worldwide on TripAdvisor! Forbes Travel Guide has also listed Fate as one of the top 5 romantic things to do in Charleston!
Sailing on Fate in South Carolina's Charleston harbor is a year round adventure. Our professional crew knows how to make all our guests feel comfortable, relaxed, and will even let you take the wheel for a little more excitement. Enjoy the sights of this beautiful city from historical landmarks to a wide variety of wildlife as you feel the ocean breeze, and enjoy the quite peacefullness of sailing. Captain Dustin is also a professional photographer, beautiful images of your trip are captured and are posted on our Facebook page for you to share with friends and loved ones.
A typical 3 hour harbor cruise will pass by Charleston landmarks such as The Battery, Waterfront Park, Historic Castle Pinckney, under the Arthur Ravanel JR Bridge, and out to Fort Sumter where the Civil War began. You will usually see dolphins playing in the bow wake or feeding in the shallows. If you are an avid bird watcher feel free to bring along a pair of binoculars as there are many species to be seen.
Complimentary soda and bottled water are provided. Feel free to bring any special beverages that you wish to take pleasure in while you watch the amazing sunsets Charleston has to offer. If you prefer to have a dinner cruise, catering can be provided by Caviar and Bananas, they deliver 1st class gourmet meals right to the boat. Pair your food with Fate's very own wine, the exclusive "Fate" Chardonnay, created by Captain Joey at his vineyard in Yadkin Valley, NC. Chilled bottles are available for purchase during your charter.
Overnight stays at the dock for up to 4 guests are available after your sailing trip. Extended day trips which include open ocean sailing in the Atlantic Ocean, or anchoring in the harbor for swimming and fun in the water. Relax after your long day on Fate and sleep on the boat instead of a hotel.
Extended longer range sailing charters past Kiawah & Seabrook islands to Bohicket Marina, or as far as Beaufort, Hilton Head, Savannah and the Bahamas are available by request and can include multiple weeks. Sailing lessons are also available including navigation and boat handling skills. Contact us with your ideas and we can make it happen.
Gift Certificates are available for any type of charter.
South Carolina's Charleston harbor is fortunate to host more than 42 sailing yacht races annually and you are welcome to participate as a guest on Fate. There are typically 30 or more sailboats participating and the close quarters can be exhilarating! View the schedule and contact us early as the summer month's book up well in advance. Perfect for a family, friends or as team building for you and your business associates.
Next race is this coming Saturday November 31at 12pm give us a call for availability. More Info
View photos of our daily Charleston harbor tours on our Facebook page updated after every charter, don't forget to click "like" on our page.
"To young men contemplating a voyage I would say go."
- Joshua Slocum - the first man to sail single-handedly around the world in 1895.