Isle of Palms Sailing

Sailing in Charleston

The Charleston sailing vessel SERENA is a 50′ classic sloop designed by Bill Tripp, and is one of only 10 in the world! Now, you have the opportunity to enjoy her during your sailing experience at the Isle of Palms!

SERENA is available for private charters 10 months a year!

Rates begin at $795/2 hours/up to 12 guests with your USCG licensed Captain! View the complete rate sheet.



SERENA sailing in CharlestonSail SERENA from the Isle of Palms! Your Captain will show you the wonders of the Barrier Islands. While aboard this 20 passenger sailing vessel you’ll have opportunities to see dolphin, Experience a classic live aboard yacht, Feel what it’s like to have your own yacht for a few hours!

SERENA offers the best Charleston area sailing providing plenty of above deck and below deck space for milling about. Totally comfortable for families with children! Her lifelines encircle the entire length of the vessel and are covered with safety netting. We want you to feel comfortable during your Isle of Palms sail even if you have never sailed before. No experience necessary!

SERENA Sailing in CharlestonThere is a large cushioned cockpit for seating, a cushioned bench on the fore deck, settee in the salon, and lots of deck cushions. Below decks you will find one queen cabin, one double v-berth cabin, salon, full galley, and head (bathroom).

SERENA was refit at the Palmer Johnson yard with special attention to her rigging, engine and flag blue Awlgrip hull.

SERENA makes her permanent home at the Isle of Palms, and is also available for sails in the Charleston Harbor.