Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Why Your Next Party Should Be on a Boat

Are you thinking of a unique way to stage your event? Would you like to have a stunning venue that will get the party going? If so, you may want to consider hiring a sailboat charter for your private party. We're not talking about a little sailboat, but rather a magnificent sailing schooner that can accommodate dozens of guests. There are many advantages and benefits to holding your event on board, as compared to the usual bar or hotel events room, not the least of which is the feel of exclusivity that it provides. Here are some reasons why you should hold your next big bash on a sailboat charter.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Things to Know about Burial at Sea Services

Private charters are not just for a romantic getaway date or a private party with family and friends. These days, their functions have expanded to include more unique ventures out at sea, such as burial ceremonies.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Schooners North Offers Full-Day Wildlife Adventure and Whale Watching

Schooners North now offers would-be voyagers a chance to observe the majestic wildlife along the San Juan Islands with full day whale watching charters from now through October. A friendly crew of experienced sailors will man the historic wooden schooner Spike Africa on an educational expedition. On each voyage, guests will be accompanied by a naturalist to answer any questions and to point out areas of interest throughout the whole day. For any children onboard, there is a special gathering to help them learn to identify different wildlife that can be spotted.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Historic Schooner Spike Africa is Available for Booking Burials at Sea

Schooners North’s historic 80-foot wooden schooner, Spike Africa comes out of a 7-year restoration period and is now available for booking respectful burial at sea ceremonies. Final farewells are always a sensitive period for surviving members of the family, but it is all one can do to make the experience positive to honor the memory of the deceased. Aboard the Spike Africa, passengers can lay the remains of their loved ones at their final resting place in a serene environment during the service.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Schooners North Offers Private Sailboat Charters Aboard Spike Africa

Schooners North now offers a multi-day, private sailboat charter in the San Juan Islands aboard the recently refitted 80-foot wooden schooner, Spike Africa. Cruise passengers have a rare opportunity to travel and enjoy life on the waters in a new way a board an historic schooner, the Spike Africa, even more so now that Schooners North spared no expense in getting her up to speed to its pristine Bristol condition.

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Fully Restored “Spike Africa” is Available for San Juan Island Cruises

Fresh off its 7-year restoration process, Spike Africa, Schooners North’s famous 80-foot wooden freighting schooner returns to offer San Juan Island cruises from now through October. Those interested in sailing aboard this stately “tall ship” that has been outfitted for comfort and adventure can contact us to book a sailing trip. Spike Africa is available for cruises (from 3-hours to multi-day) and private charters (from overnights and beyond). Once aboard ship our friendly crew shares many a detail about Spike Africa, but we’ll be happy to provide a little background to satisfy cruise-goers before setting sail.