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Private Charters


Step aboard the 70 foot historic Yacht Ventura for a sailing experience you'll never forget....

Evening cocktail parties, sunset cruises, engagements, afternoon picnics, and more - Ventura can do it all! Available for up to 25 guests, Ventura is a perfect option for a private sail in New York harbor. 

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*All of Ventura's private charters are capable of carrying up to 25 guests*


Evening Cocktail and Dinner Party

The evening cocktail and dinner party is a luxurious three hour private charter. Take in the stunning views as our captain and crew sail you through the harbor while our servers tend to your food and beverage needs. All food and beverages are included in this charter.

Harbor Highlights Cruise

Consider the harbor highlights cruise the "light" two-hour version of the evening cocktail and dinner party. All food and beverages are included in this charter.

Afternoon Lunch Cruise

This three hour charter is the perfect escape from a hot summer day. Enjoy our lunch menu and open wine and beer bar, all of which are included in this charter.


Late Night Libations Cruise

This charter is available from 10pm to midnight every night of the week. An open wine and beer bar is included in this charter.

Custom Cruise

If you dream it, we can do it! Any of our packages can be altered to fit your group's specific needs. Please reach out below to speak with a member from our team about a custom cruise.

Food & Beverage Options

Lobster, Libations, and Lasting Memories 

Food and beverage service is available for all private charters and can be designed to fit your needs.

View our menu below for current seasonal offerings...

**Pricing available upon request**

Ticketed Cruises

"The best after-work chill in New York." - The New York Times


Open to the public, by reservation only. A 25+ year tradition aboard Ventura

Step aboard the historic yacht Ventura for a sailing experience like no other. Set in the center of Brookfield Place among some of the finest yachts in the world, your escape from the city just got a whole lot easier. The Ventura offers occasional ticketed cruises open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis. Check our calendar below to discover our upcoming ticketed cruises.

Space is limited to 25 guests per cruise making tickets exclusive and offering a more intimate experience than your typical cruise around NYC. 


The perfect nautical setting

Are you looking for the perfect nautical setting for your next photo shoot? Look no further. With plenty of experience working with location scouts, photographers, and their crew, we have what it takes to make your photoshoot on the water a success. 

Enjoy private cabins for wardrobe changes, plenty of power available for equipment, and access to our dinghy for shots outside of the yacht.

Ventura's timeless beauty of wood, sails, and original hardware provide a variety of authentic background details for product photography, film project or commercial production. Print media photographers include high fashion work for Harper's Bazaar by Patrick Demarchelier, a live early morning broadcast by ABC's "Good Morning America," and product shoots for Nautica, Brooks Brothers, Macy's and many others.