Over 6 Passenger Charleston Sailing Vessels

Unlike most classic custom sailing yachts, Serena is USCG certified for up to 20 guests plus crew.

Serena continues to be the jewel of Charleston Harbor. She is a 50′ Columbia Sloop, one of only 10 in the world. A daysail aboard Serena is the perfect way to see “Rainbow Row,” and is an experience you will treasure! Whatever the occasion, you will not find a more peaceful, relaxing way to enjoy the natural beauty of the lowcountry than aboard one of the most loved Charleston sailing vessels, Serena.

Serena was built in 1966, and now sports a new engine, rig, upholstery, and Awlgrip. There is plenty of space both above and below her deck for milling about. Lifelines encircle the entire length of the vessel and are covered with safety netting. There is a large cushioned cockpit for sitting above deck. There is a settee (couch) below deck and lots of deck cushions for your comfort. She has a double cabin, double v-berth, full galley and head (bathroom). Serena welcomes aboard any food or drinks you would like to bring on board. She has a large cooler stocked with iced water and soda above deck for your use. She is one of the few Charleston sailing vessels providing complimentary bottled water and soft drinks for her guests. Catering can also be arranged.


Palmetto Breeze
Imagine a sailing trip with room for as many as 100 passengers, plus crew……….yes, that’s Palmetto Breeze, one of the Charleston sailing vessel favorites!

Built for both comfort and speed, Palmetto Breeze is the ultimate sailing catamaran with 1,700 square feet of deck and covered seating.
Certified by the U.S. Coast Guard, she the largest capacity catamaran north of Fort Lauderdale! Palmetto Breeze is based on Shem Creek in Mt. Pleasant on the Charleston Harbor.

We offer a variety of day cruises on the Palmetto Breeze, including Charleston Harbor dolphin sails, pirate adventures, afternoon and sunset cruises. Palmetto Breeze is also available for private charters.




Crew Gratuity is not included. Customary consideration is 15-20% of the total charter fee. Catering, alternate boarding sites, golfing/boating packages as well as additional provisioning available for all vessels; rate quotes available upon request.

Rates current as publication. All particulars contained herein and in the associated pages are believed to be accurate and true, and are subject to change without notice. AquaSafaris, Inc. accepts no responsibility for errors or omissions. Verify all rates with your agent.

We recommend you bring sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, camera, long-sleeves, deck shoes and a good attitude! During winter months we recommend you bring the same as above, but be sure to dress in layers for the weather. You can always discard clothing!

Fees vary depending on boat size and number of passengers.

Catering options available upon request. No charge for catering secured through AquaSafaris. A galley fee may apply for outside catering. Outside caterer must contact AquaSafaris 7 (seven) days prior to charter date for briefing. Please remember that you are always welcome to bring aboard your own food and drinks.

AquaSafaris, Inc. requires a 50% deposit to confirm your charter. We accept credit cards, traveler’s checks, cashiers checks and money orders. Balance is due the day of your charter before your vessel leaves the dock.Cash is always preferred for gratuity. We cannot accept personal or company checks unless received ten (10) days in advance of the charter. All deposits are fully refundable if weather causes cancellation of your charter. Said cancellation is at the sole discretion of the Captain. If YOU cancel the charter, no refund applies, however if you reschedule, your deposit will apply to your new charter date.