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Maritime Lady charters are designed for guests 12 years of age and older!

We are NOT designed for younger children, infants or toddlers!


GIFT CERTIFICATES are available. You request a certificate. I will email it to you. Then, you mail a check. I will hold the check until the charter is completed.

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No DEPOSIT Required!

Cancellation Policy SAFETY FIRST! In accordance with USCG regulations, Capt. Jim reserves the right to adjust or cancel ANY charter due to inclement weather. YOU may cancel "up to 24 hours" before the charter "FOR ANY REASON" and up to the time of the charter for bad weather - AT NO CHARGE.”  If YOU cancel within 24 hours, an invoice will be emailed to you for the AGREED UPON FEE. Those who graciously pay the cancellation fee will be entitled to 50% off their next charter.



2, 3 and 4 Hour Charters

Charters available between October 1st and May 31st!

 2 - Hour Naples Bay / Port Royal Tour

  1 to 4 People – $300.00 (plus 7% sales tax) = $321.00 ($50 + tax per extra 1/2 hour)


 3 - Hour Naples Bay / Port Royal / Gulf or Inland Waterway Tour

 1 to 4 People – $400.00 (plus 7% sales tax) = $428.00 ($50 + tax per extra 1/2 hour)

 4 - Hour Marco Island Lunch Charter

1-2 People - $100.00 per hour & $50.00 per each extra 1/2 hour (plus sales tax)

3 People - $125.00 per hour & $50.00 per each extra 1/2 hour (plus sales tax)

4 People - $150.00 per hour & $50.00 per each extra 1/2 hour (plus sales tax)


*** Gratuity is not included in the pricing but is certainly appreciated ***

Take a leisurely, 2-hour or 3-hour narrated sightseeing boat ride around Naples Bay (with or without music). Spend some time viewing the million dollar mansions and yachts in Port Royal. 

Look for dolphins & wildlife or take a ride down the inland waterway from Naples to Marco Island to have lunch at “CJ’s on the Bay” (with an outside gazebo), The Deep Lagoon or “Mango’s Dockside Bistro.”  All three are located at the Esplanade.  Reservations are not required.  CLICK on the "restaurants" to see their menus!  Hourly daytime sightseeing charters are 2 or 3 hours (if less than 2-hours is preferred, MINIMUM charge of $300 plus tax) and lunch charters are typically 4 hours (MINIMUM plus tax). All charters are PRIVATE & tailored to you and your guests ONLY.  We offer morning and afternoon time slots.  Going out on the Gulf is always dependent upon the seas!

ALL lunch trips depart at either 10:00 or 10:30 am and return between 2:00 and 3:00 pm (depending on time spent at lunch and in the shops).

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Sunset Charters


90-Minute Charter (October 1st through May 27th

 1 to 4 People – $300.00 (plus 7% sales tax) = $321.00

ALL charters are (PRIVATE)!

*** Gratuity is not included in the pricing but is certainly appreciated ***

Take a leisurely 90-minute sunset cruise out to the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. We will leave about 1 hour and 10 minutes before sunset, spend some time in Port Royal, head to Gordon's Pass for sunset and return to the marina about 20 minutes after sunset.

Of course, we can’t promise a sunset every time. However, if you haven’t seen a sunset on the Gulf, you haven’t seen a sunset!

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Wedding Ceremonies

Flat fee of $150.00 to assist in writing the vows, meeting prior to the wedding, performing the ceremony, notarizing / mailing license, etc. 

$50.00 for travel outside of Naples.

Please refer to:

For couples looking to get married, I can perform your civil ceremony as a Florida Notary or, a spiritual ceremony as an ordained Christian Minister.  Just provide a valid marriage license and you can be married at your choice of venue, on a boat or on the beach at sunset. 

And, please check out my LINKS page for additional wedding services & local service providers available for your special day in southwest Florida.  (see for information regarding wedding services)

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Releasing Ashes at Sea

(West of Gordon's Pass)

0 - 4 People = $250.00 - Will conduct a releasing alone, when requested!

Price for my vessel includes the boat, gas, captain services & bottled waters (adults & children over age 12 please!)  No one needs to come aboard!

*** Gratuity is not included in the pricing but is certainly appreciated ***

Capt. Jim and the Maritime Lady are available to you or your local funeral home for the releasing of a loved one’s ashes at sea for UP TO FOUR (4) PEOPLE.  If you have an interest in this service, please contact Capt. Jim directly or call your local funeral home and tell them you would like Naples Boat Charters to assist you in providing this solemn service. Military honors are available (with advanced notice) for honorably discharged veterans.  You MUST provide the veteran's discharge papers (DD-214).

NOTE: All releasing charters are performed in the mornings between 9:00 am and 10:30 am when the seas are calmest and the chance of rain is reduced.

*** NOT recommended for people prone to MOTION SICKNESS! ***

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Real Estate Professionals

$150.00 per hour (plus 7% sales tax) & $75.00 per 1/2 hour – (up to 4 ADULT passengers) - No children under age 12, please!

*** Gratuity is not included in the pricing but is certainly appreciated *** 

Show properties to your buyers from the water. The Maritime Lady can take you and your clients around the canals of Port Royal, Royal Harbor and Aqualane Shores to view prospective future homes.

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Payment Options

NO Deposit Required! ​Payment is DUE ON THE BOAT at the END of the CHARTER! 

We accept Cash, Checks from "American Banks ONLY" and ALL major Credit Cards

The SQUARE REGISTRY will add a 3% service charge for credit card use!



 Maritime Lady will provide

  • seating for UP TO FOUR passengers with shade available

  • a cooler with complimentary bottled waters and ice

  • sunscreen if you forget yours

  • towels on seats

  • narration about the Naples area (if desired)

  • Yacht Rock music (if desired)

  • bluetooth capable for your playlist

  • a restroom break, if needed

 You are encouraged to wear / bring

  • FLAT deck shoes, sandals, flip flops, sneakers only (NO Black Soles)

  • a sweater or sweatshirt on cooler days & evenings


  • your own snacks, beer/booze & wine (but, NO RED WINE or CHEETOS please)

  • lightweight clothing, sunglasses, a hat / visor and a camera / phone