Cruises are for up to 6 customers, potentially 12 on some cruises. Pay at end of trip with check, cash, or credit card is fine. Thank you.
*We pick up from the docks behind Sheffield’s (Sonoco Station) on the island at Ocean Isle Beach*
Sunset Cruise – 2 hr.
Lets depart at 6 pm (or any agreed upon time) on the 42′ Follow Me Prowler, (Miami Vice type catamaran with a big clean bathroom) from the docks behind Sheffield’s Seafood and Grocery (the Sonoco station on Ocean Isle), or depart on our 27 ft. Coastal with its 17 ft. top, and ride 12 miles east to and travel up the Calabash River by all the restaurants and charter boats and Bird Island and Goat Island and maybe to the Little River Casino Boats. Along the way you can enjoy your wine and cheese or beer or whatever (NO DOPE) you bring onboard, or rather than eating, simply enjoy the trip as you will see many shrimp boats, some dolphin, lots of waterway mansions, many marsh birds of all types, people clamming and crabbing, and yacht’s traveling the waterway. Our 42 ft. and 27 ft. boats have great stereo systems with music if you desire. Just hook up your playlist from your cell phone or we can use our great selection of country, beach, folk, and pop music. We’ll take in the sunset if it is not cloudy, and might even go into the ocean on the 42 ft. boat if it is not rough and view Ocean Isle and Sunset Beach from the sea. All total, this is a wonderful outing for the family or friends. The cruise is 2 hours in duration. Price is $350 for 2 hr. sunset cruise on the 42′ Prowler, or only $250 on the 27 ft. Coastal that also provides nice music, plenty of seating, and plenty of shade with an unreal 17 ft. new white top. If you have a group of up to 12 persons, we can take both the 42 ft. and 27 ft. boat on any cruise if desired in order to accommodate up to 12 persons.
Dinner Cruise to Oyster Rock Restaurant on the water on Calabash River – 4 hr.
Same trip as the 2 hr. sunset cruise above except now we dock up at Oyster Rock restaurant located on Calabash River and have dinner or drinks. For parties of more than six customers such as up to 12 persons, we can switch out up to six persons at the dock at the restaurant, to keep six maximum customers (USCG rule) on the boat on the return trip. This is a really fun, popular cruise that enables us to accommodate up to 12 persons on a cruise, up to six customers going and up to six customers coming back from the Oyster Rock restaurant dock in Calabash. For inside seating, the restaurant opens at 4pm and customers can make a reservation by calling 910-579-6875, but before 4pm every day, there is great access to other restaurants from the Oyster Rock dock, so ANYTIME after 11am any day is great for us to go there and dock and switch out persons if desired, and have a snack, lunch, or drinks at any of several excellent waterfront restaurants in the area if desired, or just walk around the Calabash waterfront which is large and nice with many shrimp boats and commercial boats. Price is $500 for the 4 hr. dinner cruise (meal cost is on the customers) on the 42 ft. Prowler, or just $400 on the 27 ft. Coastal that also provides nice music, plenty of seating, and plenty of shade with a new 17 ft. white top. Just book online on this website, or give us a call for a fun outing.
Dinner Cruise to Inlet View Restaurant on the water at Shallotte Point – 3 hr.
Price is $350 for the 3 hr. dinner cruise (meal cost is on the customers) on the 42 ft. Prowler, or $300 on the 27 ft. Coastal that also provides nice music, plenty of seating, and plenty of shade with a new 17 ft. white top. Just give us a call for a fun outing.
Lets depart about 10:00 am on the 42 ft. Prowler (big clean bathroom) or 27 ft. Coastal and ride 24 nautical miles to the docking system at Fishy Fishy Restaurant on the water at the quaint fishing village of Southport, NC. At Fishy Fishy (a Key West themed restaurant) we will have lunch overlooking the water, but along the way we will see many shrimp boats, some dolphin, lots of waterway mansions, hundreds of marsh birds of all types, people clamming and crabbing, yacht’s traveling the waterway, and on-the-water restaurant options for later trips. Once leaving Fishy Fishy, we will cross 3 nautical miles over the Cape Fear River shipping channel where 800 foot container ships enter the Inland Waterway from the ocean on their way to Wilmington, and we will then precede on over to Bald Head Island (www.baldheadisland.com) and dock for 3 hours (six hour trip) while you visit the Bald Head Island Lighthouse (closed on Monday only, and at 4pm each day) and climb to the top of that historic landmark and visit the museum and shops. If you want to stay longer at Bald Head, you could go shelling or bike riding or kayaking on this secluded, no cars, only golf carts, exclusive get-a-away island for the rich and famous. Special compliments of the Follow Me to you are free boat docking at Bald Head Island Marina. Coming back, we may take the ocean route on the 42 ft. boat if the ocean is calm, or we’ll backtrack the scenic route we took initially. If desired, Fred will accompany you as needed as a guide on Bald Head. All total, this is a wonderful outing for the family or friends, especially if you have never visited the secluded, picturesque Bald Head Island. Price $800 for the 42′ Prowler (Miami Vice type catamaran) Follow Me Bald Head Island trip for up to six people for the six hour trip, or only $525 on the 27 ft. Coastal that also provides nice music, plenty of seating, and plenty of shade. You may charter both boats if you have up to 12 persons.
Barefoot Landing Cruise – Lets depart about 10:00 am on our 42 ft. Prowler or 27 ft. Coastal from Sheffield’s boat docks and ride 23 miles south to Barefoot Landing. On this trip down the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) we will pass under the Sunset Beach Bridge and then go up Calabash River to the village of Calabash. We will pass right by the 210 ft. casino boat as it makes its way up the ICW. We’ll pass by all the boats such as Safari Two and restaurants such as Crab Catchers at Little River. We’ll go under the old swing bridge at Cherry Grove Beach. Then we will go by large marinas such as Coquina Harbor and Lightkeeper’s Village at North Myrtle Beach. We’ll soon enter the picturesque Waccamaw River part of the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) and go by even more marinas. On this trip, you will see shrimp boats, probably dolphin, lots of waterway mansions, hundreds of marsh birds of all types, people clamming and crabbing, and many yachts going and coming and docked along the ICW. We’ll pass sailboats and probably tugs pushing barges. Upon arrival at Barefoot Landing, you can have lunch at any of ten restaurants or shop at any of 30 shops. Special compliments of Follow Me to you are free boat docking at Barefoot Landing. All total, this is a wonderful outing for the family or friends, especially if you have never traveled the ICW (Intracoastal waterway) or been to Barefoot Landing. Price $800 for the 42 ft. Prowler (Miami Vice type catamaran) Follow Me Barefoot Landing trip for up to six people for the six hour trip, or only $525 on the 27 ft. Coastal that also provides nice music, plenty of seating, and plenty of shade. Also, if desired you may switch out six persons at Barefoot so we could accommodate 12 customers in that way.
Burial at Sea
Capt. Fred has done more than a dozen bury-ashes-at-sea cruises, for a set fee of $250. Just call Fred (910-612-5343) for details.