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🛥️ Roundup: Leisure + Fishing Charter Boats of Martha's Vineyard
links to every type of MV boat - available for any size group and experience!
Visitors are constantly asking how they can spend more time on the water when they are visiting the island - I wish I could tell you! But, there is no one-size-fits-all experience for every visitor! I’ve rounded up a ton of great options depending on your group size and the type of experience you are looking for. Enjoy!
Larger Groups (by the seat)
Mad Max Sailing Adventures - catamaran tours that leave twice daily out of Edgartown Harbor, you can reserve it privately or for parties of 10 or more, but this is a great last-minute option for medium sized-groups!
MV Skipper - twice-daily leisure and fishing charter leaving out of Oak Bluffs harbor, this is a great option for those casually interested in fishing or smaller sized groups. It includes the price of equipment and can accommodate large-group reservations.
Patriot Boat - this option has daily open boat fishing trips that charge per-person for bottom + sport fishing. They also have a customized private charter option for large groups.
Black Dog Charters - the Alabama Schooner operates out of Vineyard Haven and offers day and sunset 3-hour cruises at per/person rates. Great for all ages, BYOB.
Pirate Boat - designed for families, this boat offers a fun experience for kids three times a day, 90 minutes per tour. They can also accommodate private events/parties
Small and Medium Groups (privately reserved)
Plan Sea - this company specializes in bachelor/bachelorette party cruises, though they also can do cocktail, sunset and destination day trips for up to 18 people.
Island Girl Excursions - offers a variety of private experience charters customized to your group, available for 6-12 passengers max
Steady As She Goes - private catamaran experiences for 6-12 people out of Vineyard Haven
Catboat Charters - the highly recognizable Tigress boasts an American flag sail out of Edgartown harbor, it offers a two-hour sail out for up to 6 guests
Nauti Girl Excusions - 2, 4 or 8 hour custom tours for up to 6 people
Island Time Charters - a fun pontoon boat for medium-sized groups they offer custom leisure tours out of Vineyard Haven.
Magic Carpet Sailing - a great sailboat option for a private, custom charters for up to 14 people.
Alewife Charters - offers small-group, private lunch, dinner, lighthouse or custom tours daily out of Edgartown harbor
Sea Witch - custom, medium-sized private leisure charter
Menemsha Blues Charters - private, small group fishing charter out of Menemsha
Coops Bait + Tackle Charters - a hub for fisherman, Coop’s can connect you with various options on the island
Larry’s Tackle Charters - Larry’s Tackle can connect you to many private fishing charters
Kismet Outfitters - specialize in fly-fishing charters, but also offer shore fishing, paddleboard tours, lessons and workshops
Half and Full Day Private Fishing Options (up to 6 people)
Charter Boats - For both Fishing + Leisure
The following are private charters that are available for BOTH fishing and boating experiences (tours, sunset cruises)
Are you an island boat that wants to be added to this list? Please send us a kind note at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can add ya! xx