Frequently Asked Questions-Yacht charters
Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about our yacht charters in Chicago.

Q.  Do you provide catering?
A.  Yes, we can provide a variety of menu selections or the opportunity to customize your own culinary delights.

Q.  Do you provide beverage service?
A.  We provide a non-alcoholic, Beer, Wine and Soda, Standard and Premium Bar. (See Chicago Prices)

Q.  What type of deposit do we need to put down?
A.  A $750.00 deposit is required at the time of booking your date.  We do accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

Q.  How far in advance should we book our charter?
A.  As soon as you are positive about the date and time you are booking, BOOK IT. We cannot guarantee a date will be available without a deposit.

Q.  Where are you docked?
A.  We are docked at Burnham Harbor (Chicago) Slip C-36.  We are at the northwest wall of the harbor.

Q.  How many people does your boat hold?
A.  We are Coast Guard Certified to hold 49 passengers. The Sunsea accommodates private groups from 2-49 guests.

Q.  What is your typical cruising route?
A.  Upon leaving Burnham Harbor we head north towards Navy Pier, viewing the Museum Campus area, Chicago's Famous Skyline, Buckingham Fountain..., enter into the Chicago River Locks and into the Chicago River for a tour of the City (tour guides available for an additional fee). Upon exiting the Chicago River Locks we will head further North towards North Avenue Beach and turn back towards Burnham Harbor.

Q.  What is your cancellation policy?
A.  The charter fee is forfeited should the client, for any reason, decide to cancel. Weather condition options to be determined by SunSea Yacht Charters. If bad weather persists, client’s charter fee will be applied to another available date. If weather conditions improve and client canceled early, there will be no refund.

Q. What types of events can be hosted on the yacht?
A. Anything you can think of! In the past, we have hosted corporate luncheons, client thank-yous, weddings, anniversaries, graduations, birthdays, quincenearas, family outings, memorial services, post-proms, bachelor and bachelorette parties,  fireworks cruises, and architectural tours. The possibilities are endless!

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Q. Are we allowed to smoke on board?
A. We are a smoke-free vessel but do allow vapor cigarettes. Vapor smoking is allowed on the front deck only (the bow).



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