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Chartering Manitou


For a truly unforgettable experience, hold your gathering or group event aboard the schooner Manitou. The deck of a tall ship offers a breathtaking venue for many events, including:

  • Weddings
  • Tour Groups
  • Corporate Functions
  • Family Reunions
  • Birthday Parties

There are various options available for chartering, and prices vary depending on the time of year. If you would like your affair catered, Traverse Tall Ship is happy to recommend some of our favorites. Each is familiar with the unique nature of a shipboard event and provides the highest quality service.


“Everyone was very impressed with the ship and the excellent service from the crew.”

2017 Charter Rates

May and September
Noon Sail $1,378
Afternoon Sail $1,378
Evening Sail $1,460
June 1 – 15
Noon Sail $1,749
Afternoon Sail $1,749
Evening Sail $1,899
June 16 – Labor Day
Noon Sail $2,114
Afternoon Sail $2,114
Evening Sail $2,436
1. Maximum capacity is 59 passengers.
2. Rates include an 18% gratuity for crew.
3. Rates do not include any food or beverage.
4. 50% retainer required to reserve the date. Balance due two weeks before sail date. No refunds issued within 14 days of sail date.
5. All reservations must be made and confirmed at Traverse Tall Ship Company, LLC before any retainers are accepted.

For more information, please contact us online or call our office at 231-941-2000 or 800-678-0383.

Advance purchase highly recommended!

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