Pricing & FAQ’s

We offer a per person rate of $225 for 2 hour charters. The entire boat can be private chartered for $1,300 for the first 3 hours and $350 for each additional hour.

Below are some frequently asked questions to help you prepare for your charter.

How many people can we have on board Epiphany during a charter?
Our current licensing allows us to charter a maximum of 6 guests

What time do the charters run?
We have several time block options throughout the day. Please click on the Book Now button below to see time and date options.

Do you offer a bareboat charter?
No. Rates include the captain, who will operate Epiphany, and one crew member. Guests may take the helm to learn some sailing skills along the way!

Are there any additional fees?
Taxes and tip are the additional fees which can be seen when completing the booking process.

Is gratuity included?
Gratuity/tips are not included in your base charter fee. It is customary to tip the crew similar to a restaurant based on your satisfaction with the charter. The tip can be pre-paid online with credit card when you book or paid directly in cash to the captain/crew at the end of your charter.

Where do I park?
We are located 2 miles from downtown St. Michaels and will email the address and parking instructions prior to the day of your charter.

Should I bring food and drinks?
We do provide water and a snack during each charter. You are welcome to bring additional beverages and food of choice and we will serve this for you. We will also provide the cups, serving plates, cutting boards, napkins, ice, utensils, corkscrew and bottle opener. We recommend cheese, crackers and specialty meats and dips for a cheese board set-up. If looking for a great place to pick up food, stop by Graul’s Market in St. Michaels on your way located at 1212 S. Talbot Street. Another great option is the Village Shoppe located at 501 S. Talbot Street.

What else should I bring?
Other than food and drinks, you may want to pack other items such as sunscreen, hats, life jackets for any children (adult life jackets are provided), jacket or coat for chilly weather, etc.

Can we use Epiphany for an engagement shoot or other photo shoots?
Yes, guests can schedule a professional photographer to document their special day or event aboard Epiphany. We highly recommend Laura who is a professional photographer and can perform photo shoots during your charter including engagement shoots, family, maternity, etc. Please visit for details.

What are the cancellation fees?
The 50% deposit is non-refundable if your charter is cancelled less than 30 days prior to the start of your charter. The deposit will be refunded if your charter is cancelled more than 30 days prior to the start of your charter.

What is the weather becomes dangerous or rainy?
St. Michaels Sailing Charters reserves the right to cancel the charter at any time due to unsafe or rainy weather. In such a case, the charterer may choose to rebook the charter during a different date or receive a refund of all unused deposits and fees.

Can I bring my pet?
Pets are not permitted onboard Epiphany.

Can I smoke
Smoking is not permitted onboard Epiphany or on the property/dock.