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Yacht Charters

All of Buck’s Harbor Marina’s charter boats are fully equipped for Maine cruising, and all of them reside right in our very own Buck’s Harbor in Hancock County, Maine.

Availability and charter rates will vary depending on the time of year:

High Season

Fri. July 3 to Mon. September 7 (Labor Day)

Low Seasons

Fri. May 15 (Open) to Thurs. July 2
Mon. September 7 (Labor Day) to Thurs. October 15 (Close)

Listed rates are for a standard week of 7 nights, noon to noon.

Your sailing or power charter boat will include a helpful pre-charter briefing, all necessary toiletries, custom itineraries, and lots of fun!

Ne Plus Vltra

  • Boat Type Hinckley Bermuda 40 Yawl
  • Berths/Berthing Sleeps 5 in two cabins
  • Rate $4500/week high season $4250/week low season, $750/day 5 day minimum
  • Power Westerbeke 35 HP

This sailing charter is a 1963 Hinckley Bermuda 40 Yawl with a 35 HP Westerbeke.

Da Tiki Mon

  • Boat Type 42' Grand Banks 42 Europa
  • Berths/Berthing 4 in 2 cabins
  • Rate $7500 (weekly) $1,250(day) 4 day minimum
  • Power Twin Caterpillar 3208TA inboard diesel engines, 375 HP 8 cyl

Boat Name DA TIKI MON – 42′ Grand Banks 42 Europa Dimensions LOA: 43 ft 3 in Beam: 14 ft 1 in Maximum Draft: 4 ft 2 in Displacement: 34000 lbs Dry Load Engines Total Power: 750 HP Engine 1: Engine Brand: Catepillar Year Built: 1997 Engine Model: 3208 TA Engine Type: Inboard Engine/Fuel Type: Learn More…

Nightwind 42′ Hinckley

  • Boat Type Hinckley 42'
  • Berths/Berthing 6 in 2 cabins
  • Rate $4.500 week


  • Boat Type Grand Banks 36 Trawler Yacht
  • Berths/Berthing 7-8
  • Rate $4500 (High Season) $3900 (Low Season)

BRIGADOON is a Grand Banks 36 Trawler yacht charter that is an unusual total restoration of a classic. She is immaculately finished in teak paneling and provides every comfort. BRIGADOON is certainly a special boat! She is one of the orginal famous Grand Banks 36’s that started the entire interest in high quality trawler yachts. Learn More…


  • Boat Type Morgan 38 - 384 Sloop
  • Berths/Berthing 6 Berths in 2 Cabins
  • Rate $3,000/week (high season), $2,700/week (low season), $450/day 4 day minimum
  • Power Single Perkins 4-108 diesel, 50 hp, 4 cylinder, FWC

PANACHE is one of the popular 38′ Morgan 384 Sloops sailboat charters and has the essentials such as a newer main and 135% genoa on a roller furling, self-tailing sheet winches, and a new 2013 Dodger and awning. Her topsides gleam and are original gelcoat and her bottom has an Interprotect epoxy barrier coat. Her Learn More…


  • Boat Type Tartan 37'
  • Berths/Berthing 7
  • Rate $3,000/week (high season) $2,700/week (low season)

Solstice is a well-equipped, much upgraded Sparkman & Stephens designed Tartan 37 cruising sailboat charter. Fully equipped for Maine cruising, she sports 2011 Garmin instruments: chart plotter at the helm, radar, multi displays for wind, speed, depth, and AIS receiver. A RIB Dinghy matched with a 5hp 4 stroke engine on davits for easy handling.


  • Boat Type Grand Banks 36 Trawler Yacht
  • Berths/Berthing 5 in three cabins
  • Rate $4500 (High Season) $3900 (Low Season)
  • Power Single 130 HP Diesel with Bow Thruster

WREN, a yacht charter, is a great edition of a great boat. She is one of the famous Grand Banks 36 yachts that started the entire interest in trawlers by those who know what it is to take a boat to sea. This is a particularly fine version, superbly equipped and furnished. She has extensive Learn More…


  • Boat Type 45' traditional gaff rigged schooner
  • Berths/Berthing 12 in two cabins
  • Rate $410(Day), $2,700 (Week)

Designed by French and Stuart and launched by Machiasport Boat Shop in Maine in 1947 from wood, the very traditional gaff rigged schooner charter ALAMAR has been rebuilt and refitted over the years and is maintained in first class condition. ALAMAR was originally built for use by a summer camp and she’s retained her workmanlike Learn More…


  • Boat Type Grand Banks 36' Trawler Yacht
  • Berths/Berthing Sleeps 5 in 2 cabins
  • Rate $4500 (High Season) $3900 (Low Season)

Accommodations Fwd cabin offers 6’4″ headroom with 6’8″ long V-berths. Storage is in an anchor locker at the forepeak, in a cabinet and 6x dreawers under the berth, and in a deep hanging locker aft to port. 2x fixed cabin ports and a screened overhead hatch let in natural light and air. This cabin has Learn More…

Avalon – Catalina 30

  • Boat Type Catalina 30'
  • Berths/Berthing 6 Berths in 2 Cabins
  • Rate $380 (Day), $2,400 (Week)
  • Power Universal 30

The accommodation plan of AVALON a Catalina 30 sailboat cruiser charter has been so popular that even though it is one of the easiest modifications for a builder to accomplish, the layout has remained unchanged for the first 25 years. The V-berth cabin forward is followed by a port side head and shower and starboard Learn More…

PEARL – 32′ Grand Banks

  • Boat Type 32 Grand Banks Trawler
  • Berths/Berthing 4-5
  • Rate $3,000/Week high season, $2,500/week Low season
  • Power Single American Diesel 140 hp FWC Diesel

PEARL is an excellent fiberglass hull Grand Banks trawler with a great layout.  She is an ideal size for a couple or small family to explore Penobscot Bay.  Pearl is very seaworthy, economical to run and a pleasure to pilot on a trawler yacht charter. PEARL’s interior provides sleeping for 4-5 in two cabins. She Learn More…


  • Boat Type O'Day 34 Cruising Sloop
  • Berths/Berthing 5-6
  • Rate $2600 (High Season) $2300 (Low Season)

MANTRA, a sailboat charter, is one of the most successful designs that Ray Hunt ever did for O’Day. This is a beamy, cruising sailboat that really sails. Her heavy displacement of 11,500 pounds and generous 4,650 keel makes her stiff in a Maine breeze and steady in a good blow. MANTRA’s galley is bright, spacious Learn More…


  • Boat Type Pearson 36' Cruising Sloop
  • Berths/Berthing 7-8 in two cabins
  • Rate $2400 (High Season) $2000 (Low Season)

BALANCE is well equipped for cruising and has a number of berths, making for a great sailboat charter.


  • Boat Type Custom Maine-built 39’ Ketch
  • Berths/Berthing 4-5 in two cabins
  • Rate $2650 (High Season) $2250 (Low Season)

CYGNET is a lovely traditional clipper-bowed Maine ketch designed by Thomas Gillmer and built by the famous builder Joel White of Brooklin Boat Yard. She has been lovingly cared for by her owning family and constantly maintained and upgraded. The boat is strip-planked and classically finished in a simple seamanlike style throughout, but also incorporates Learn More…


  • Boat Type Swan 48
  • Rate $1050 (Day sail incl. captain) $1350 (Overnight incl. captain)

CURANDERA is a sailor’s sailboat. This ocean-going yacht charter, a Swan 48, is both classic in design and top-of-the-line in function. Designed by Sparkman & Stephens, and built by Nautor Swan of Finland in 1972. She’s a high performance cruiser, and a beautiful new addition to our fleet.


  • Boat Type 23' Pearson Ensign
  • Rate $1100 (High Season) $900 (Low Season) $180/day

ANTARES is a classic 23-foot Ensign class sailboat. She’s fast, stable and easy to handle. Great for a day of casual small-boat sailing with friends. Rent this sailing charter out for the week while you vacation in Maine. You can even hire a captain and go for an exciting day sail!


  • Boat Type Grand Banks 32 Trawler Yacht
  • Berths/Berthing 4 in two cabins
  • Rate $2850 (High Season), $450/Day 3 day minimum, $2350 (Low Season)
  • Power Single 130 HP Diesel

TORTUGA is a yacht charter that is an excellent version of one of the classic Grand Banks trawlers that sparked today’s “trawler” revolution. These seaworthy boats are economical to run and a pleasure to pilot. This boat has just completed a total restoration including full interior refinishing, engine room upgrade, exterior hull finish, and new Learn More…

Blue Moon

  • Boat Type Blue Seas 31' Flybridge Cruiser
  • Berths/Berthing 4 in two cabins
  • Rate $3000
  • Power Single 250 HP Cummins Diesel

BLUE MOON is a perfect cruiser charter for the Maine coast. This lobster-boat design with a Down East heritage from famed Maine naval architect Royal Lowell is clean, comfortable and remarkably seaworthy. Launched in 1988, Blue Moon has been completely renovated, refit and refinished by Wayfarer Marine in Camden. There is a lot to like Learn More…