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Sail for a few hours or spend the weekend on Charleston's most advanced and luxurious 50ft sailing yacht "Fate"

Why settle for anything else, when planning that special event to South Carolina, make sure it is on Fate! We can accommodate up to 6 guests and every charter is private, providing the expierence of a lifetime!

"Unique Way to See/Stay in Charleston" - Seth T. Charlotte, NC

Harbor Sailing Tours

Enjoy your privacy or bring the family

Start with our basic 2 hour day sail or splurge and spend a full day lounging on your private crewed yacht on the Charleston Harbor. We can show you the sights from Ft Sumter to the Ravenel Bridge or anchor in a cove and swim, its all up to you! Most charters are 3 hours or longer in length. We sail year round in South Carolina and we're always ready to get out on the water!

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Overnight Trips

First class creature comforts for those extended stays.

Fate has 2 master cabins with queen beds, and two full bathrooms plus full galley. We can accommodate up to 2 guests at the dock for overnights after your sailing trip. Fate is equipped with all the creature comforts and amenities that you would have at fine hotel room.

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Marriage & Proposals

Special Sailing Events

One of the most romantic settings one could imagine, that is why Fate hosts over 30 successful proposals each year! Getting Married? We can take your wedding party or guests for a sail while in town. We also host many Bachelor and Bachelorette parties throughout the year. A professional photographer is available to capture every moment.

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Is your party 7-20 passengers, or Fate fully booked?

Charleston Party Boat Kismet

Luxury Party Yacht Kismet

Have more then 6 passengers and having a hard time finding a boat that will accept your group? Our new yacht Kismet can hold up to 20 passengers in your private party. Luxury tours start with a minimum of 2 hours, rates vary by group size. Perfect for wedding parties, corporate events, family outings and the most popular Bachelorette party location in town! Fishing charters are also available..

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IMPORTANT COVID 19 Message Waiver and Cancellation Policy: Charleston Sailing Charters LLC is temporarily waiving all cancellation penalties until up to the charter date, until further notice. Traveler with existing bookings and new bookings on Fate and Kismet can be moved to any date with in a year in 2020-2021 without penalty, prior to final payment  or if prepaid in full. If your booking is within 30 days of the Lock Down order by the President or the Governor of South Carolina we will issue you a refund within 30 to 45 days of approved cancellaion confirming your date is within the lock out order. Thank you for your business and America we are all in this together.                 

When it comes time to treat yourself right, make sure you are on Charleston's only exclusively private, professionaly crewed, 50ft luxury sailing yacht, Fate! Every charter is private, only you and those you invite (6 total) will be on the boat. With over 380 satisfied charters per year and Charleston's #1 sailing charter on TripAdvisor, you will want to book early to guarantee your place on Fate! In fact, Fate is in the top-performing 10% of all businesses worldwide on TripAdvisor! Forbes Travel Guide has also listed Fate as one of the top 5 romantic things to do in Charleston! Not only is Fate the top performing yacht in Charleston, she operates more private charters then any other singe boat in the country, while also winning regattas on a regular basis with our guests on board.

4 key aspects that set Fate apart from other charter yachts.

  • Fate is the largest (50ft), professionally maintained and most luxurious sailing yacht available for private charter in Charleston. Fate represents true luxury at affordable rates..
  • Two professional, uniformed crew on every charter. Along with your 100ton CG certified Master Captain, a first mate is on every charter to cater to your every need.
  • Customer service and flexibility, we are available by phone and email to help address every need you may have. We strive to make every charter a 5 star experience. Our online booking is second to none.
  • Your captain is also a professional photographer, photo packages are available by request.
  • South Carolina Sailing Tours

    Sailing on Fate in South Carolina's Charleston harbor is a year round adventure. Our professional crew will make you feel comfortable, relaxed, and will even let you take the wheel for a little more excitement.  Enjoy the sights of this beautiful city from historical landmarks to a wide variety of wildlife as you feel the ocean breeze, and enjoy the quite peacefullness of sailing. Captain Dustin is also a professional photographer, beautiful images of your trip are captured and are posted on our Facebook page for you to share with friends and loved ones.

    Complimentary soda's and bottled water are provided.  Feel free to bring any food or special beverages that you wish to take pleasure in while you watch the amazing sunsets Charleston has to offer. If you prefer to have a dinner cruise, catering can be provided by Caviar and Bananas, they deliver 1st class gourmet meals right to the boat. Pair your food with Fate's very own wine, the exclusive "Fate" Chardonnay, or several other varieties created by co-owner Joey Medaloni at his vineyard in Yadkin Valley, NC. Chilled bottles of whites and select reds are available for purchase during your charter.

    Charleston Dolphin Watching Tours on the sailing yacht FateOvernight stays at the dock for up to 2 guests are available after your sailing trip. Extended day trips which include open ocean sailing in the Atlantic Ocean, or anchoring in the harbor for swimming and fun in the water. Relax after your long day on Fate and sleep on the boat instead of a hotel.

    Extended longer range sailing charters past Kiawah & Seabrook islands to Bohicket Marina, or as far as Beaufort, Hilton Head, Savannah and the Bahamas are available by request and can include multiple weeks. Sailing lessons are also available including navigation and boat handling skills. Contact us with your ideas and we can make it happen.

    Have more then six passengers? Join us on the Motor Yacht Kismet, our latest edition to the Charleston Sailing Charters Family.

    Gift Certificates are available for any type of charter.

    Yacht Racing

    South Carolina's Charleston harbor is fortunate to host more than 42 sailing yacht races annually and you are welcome to participate as a guest on Fate. There are typically 30 or more sailboats participating and the close quarters can be exhilarating! View the schedule and contact us early as the summer month's book up well in advance. Perfect for a family, friends or as team building for you and your business associates.

    Give us a call for availability of the next race. See schedule More Info

    Charleston yacht racing sailing yacht Fate

    View photos of our daily Charleston harbor tours on our Facebook page updated after every charter, don't forget to click "like" on our page.

    "To young men contemplating a voyage I would say go."

    - Joshua Slocum - the first man to sail single-handedly around the world in 1895.


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