65ft "Macgregor" Independence Sailboat Charter in Salem, Massachusetts
Enjoy Salem, Massachusetts onboard 65ft "Macgregor" Independence Sailboat for up to 6 people. Charter for as low as $318 per hour (minimum 4 hours). Price includes beverage and light snacks. Rates: (for up to 6 people) ● Half Day (4 hours) - $1,272 ● Full Day (8 hours) - $2,544 What You Can Expect: Launch Services are available through Salem Water Taxi at a reasonable rate. Boat leaves Congress Street Bridge at regular intervals. Rates are based on departure from Salem Harbor. Other pick-up locations are available. Full catering is available and special requests are not a problem. We are here to make your experience pleasurable and stress free. BYOB with advanced notice and limits are at the discretion of the captain. Features: Independence is a Macgregor 65 foot sailboat that is designed for worldwide cruising and chartering, and is the best selling large yacht in the history of sailing. It is one of the few production yachts eligible for the American Bureau of Shipping’s +A1 rating and for Coast Guard certification. It is also one of the fastest production sailing yachts, under sail or power. The 150 h.p. diesel will drive the 65 at 10.5 knots. (the 65’s keel limits this unmerciful rolling. It well may be one of the most efficient and comfortable oceangoing power boats available.) The Combination of the mainsail and engine will yield phenomenal speed, with virtually no rolling. The 65’s cockpit is deep and luxurious, with seats and backrests that really fit the passengers. The relatively small, easily handled sail plan will drive the boat at speeds that no other cruising boat and very few large racing machines, can match. In winds of 15 knots, the 65 can sail at over 11 knots, and speeds of over 25 knots can be reached in strong winds. The boat can exceed 9 knots sailing to weather. The low, Streamlined profile gives low windage, which greatly increases the speed of the boat when sailing or powering into the wind.
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 6 guests
- Cruising Monohull
4.6 out of 5!
Departure & ReturnAwesome
Vessel & EquipmentAwesome
Itinerary & ExperienceAwesome
Great experience sailing with Capt. Lloyd. Thank you for rescheduling the trip due to bad weather. The trip offers great value for the size and comfort of the boat.
We had a fantastic afternoon of summer sailing on the Independence! The ship is beautiful and Captain Lloyd and his first mate were wonderful hosts who made the day truly memorable for my family and our friends. Logistics and coordination were also a breeze 😁.
I jet a beautiful experience!!! I would definitely recommend and I will use again !!
Thank you Captain Lloyd for a wonderful day out. The "Independence" is very well maintained, so clean and everything ship shape, and both you and you're crew Bernie were knowledgeable and fun to be around. What a day! Caterina and Joe
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Galley Stove & Oven
- Watersports Equipment
- Wheel steering
- Inboard Engine
- CD Player
- Twin Engine
- Fuel type: Diesel
- Furling Headsail
- Furling Mainsail
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 7 days prior.
Additional Terms & Information
Trip Information: May - October Weather Permitting • Rates are for a private charter where you and your party have the yacht all to yourselves with captain and crew. • Rates are based on up to 6 passengers. • Additional passengers are extra, please contact us for details. • 20% Discount for Couples • Most charters require a 3 hour minimum. Stay for one additional hour at a reduced rate of $150 • As captain, owner, and operator, I take pride in getting people out on the water at an affordable price. • With all the variables to consider, please contact us for a quote that will best fit your individual charter needs. • By comparison, it ends up roughly being the same price per person per hour as going out to dinner at a nice restaurant; except you will have an experience you will always remember.