Affordable Luxury Aboard the S/V Nightswimming
ChicaGo By Boat offers Chicago's premier affordable luxury boat charters. We invite private groups of up to six passengers aboard the S/V Nightswimming for two to three hours based on our guests' needs. While on board you can watch the sun set behind Chicago's skyline or watch a full moon rise out of Lake Michigan. You can also experience the Wednesday and Saturday Navy Pier Fireworks from the front row. Want to host your corporate outing? We can do it. Want to propose to your partner on a sailboat? Perfect! The annual Air and Water Show as well as Museum Campus, Northerly Island, and Soldier Field events are some other opportunities to experience the water. Or, maybe just sail with us because it's your Sunday Funday or you're on a staycation!
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 6 guests
The owner master is a professional mariner with over 10 years experience as a licensed USCG Master Captain. Their career has taken them from the Gulf of Mexico to Boston Harbor to the Willamette River to the San Juan Islands, and Lake Michigan ever since 2010. They have commanded vessels from 8' to 148' and everything in between.
5.0 out of 5!
Departure & ReturnAwesome
Vessel & EquipmentAwesome
Itinerary & ExperienceAwesome
Captain C was amazing! Always enjoy getting out on the water and enjoying the view, especially on a great boat with great service. Would definitely sail again.
Just a great experience from beginning to end!
I highly recommend Captain C!!! He is so enthusiastic and very friendly, our experienced with sailing has exceeded our expectation. PS he got a bad ass boat.
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Galley Stove & Oven
- Air Conditioning
- Wheel steering
- Licensing Required
- CD Player
- Chart Plotter
- Single Engine
- Twin Engine
- Fuel type: Diesel
- Furling Headsail
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 3 days prior.
Additional Terms & Information
POLICIES Cancellations: If we, ChicaGo By Boat LLC, cancel for any reason the original charterer will receive a full refund to the original form of payment. The original charterer may cancel the charter up to 72 hours before the time the charter was scheduled to depart and receive a full refund to the original form of payment. Cancellations made by the original charterer less than 72 hours but before 48 hours before the charter was scheduled to depart will receive a 75% refund of the original reservation price to the original form of payment. Cancellations made 48 hours but before 24 hours before the charter was scheduled to depart will receive a 50% refund of the original reservation price to the original form of payment. Any reservation canceled or made within 24 hours of the scheduled departure time are not eligible for refunds, but the original charterer will maintain the value of the original reservation price towards any future booking. In lieu of any refund for a canceled charter, the original charterer always has the option to maintain the value of the original reservation price towards any future booking. All cancellations made by the original charterer must be done so in writing via email. If you fail to appear for your charter without contacting ChicaGo By Boat LLC via email prior to the scheduled departure time, it will be considered as completed and is not eligible for a refund or rescheduling. All bookings are for the time period the reservation is made for. If any or all passengers delay the scheduled departure time the reservation was made for, the duration of the charter may not be extended and the amount paid for the booking will not be prorated. ANSWERS Is there a bathroom (marine head) on board? Yes! Your Captain will tell you where it is and how to use it as soon as you board. Where is ChicaGo By Boat located? We are conveniently located at 1559 South Lake Shore Drive in Burnham Harbor. For a detailed description of where to go once you have arrived at the harbor please visit our directions page. Is there a Captain? Yes! The owner and master is a professional mariner with over ten years experience as a licensed USCG Master Captain. Their career has taken them from the Gulf of Mexico to Boston Harbor to the Willamette River to the San Juan Islands, and Lake Michigan ever since 2010. They have commanded vessels from 8' to 148' and everything in between. How many people are allowed on board? We can comfortably and legally accommodate six guests plus your captain. Are children allowed? Yes! Please refer to our policies page for specifics. Are there life jackets? Yes! Your Captain will show you where they are stowed during the boarding speech. Can we bring food & alcohol? Yes! And we will provide cold storage, ice, cups, plates, and flatware. Please be mindful that we are a great venue for celebrating and relaxing but we are explicitly not a venue for being intoxicated. For specific information on alcohol please read our policies page. Can we play our own music? Yes! We have a Bluetooth compatible Bose stereo. What if it rains? We constantly monitor the weather and only sail if we think it will be safe and comfortable for our guests. Conditions do change so we carry enough Patagonia foul weather gear to share with everyone on board. Can we swim? Despite the boat's name our insurance does not allow swimming day or night. You are chartering a very nice boat, enjoy it! Can we smoke? Sorry, no. Please feel free to bring electronic cigarettes or vaporizers.