Host your event with style, crafted up to 250 guests on a bay cruise

91 ft
Boat length
Up to 250
This boat is rented with a captain
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The boat

▪️ The Minimum spending required is $15,000. The above-listed price is estimated.

- Please click the “message owner” button for quotes/food and bar options.

The vessel is designed with corporate clients in the mind. It is well-known for VIP receptions, corporate outings, private cruising, various events, and parties for traditional food & beverage. Its three spacious decks are well equipped and climate-controlled for year-round comfort. We guarantee an awesome experience on board this vessel at a very affordable cost. We’re not your ordinary venue. Experience pure luxury and comfort aboard this ideal vessel for cruising!

With classic charm and style, this vessel resembles a turn-of-the-century riverboat. Her two interior decks feature art deco-inspired brass chandeliers, wall sconces, rich mahogany bars, and plush carpeting that furbish the dining areas for a simple and elegant ambiance. The wraparound outer and top decks allow guests to step out and take in the sights of the bay from any level. Her spacious sundeck opens to picture-perfect views of the San Francisco Bay.

Seated Meals: 175 guests

Buffet Meals: 155 guests

Cocktail: 250 guests

▪️ First Deck:

The first deck can accommodate up to 150 guests and features a full bar, dance floor, and built-in sound perfect for entertainment. Spanning the entire floor, you will find generously sized windows and an open bow that lets guests step out to feel the breeze and enjoy the views.


- Full bar

- Dining area

- Dance area

- Wraparound outer deck

Furniture is subject to change. Some furniture that appears is different to standard.

Seated Meals: 100 guests

Buffet Meals: 90 guests

Cocktail: 150 guests

▪️ Second Deck:

The second deck can accommodate up to 100 guests and features a dance floor and built-in sound directly behind the full bar. Throughout the second deck are generously sized windows providing amazing views from any section. The outside deck gives guests the opportunity to step outside and enjoy the bay views.


- Full bar

- Dining area

- Dance area

- Wraparound outer deck

Furniture is subject to change. Some furniture that appears is different to standard.

Seated Meals: 75 guests

Buffet Meals: 65 guests

Cocktail: 100 guests

▪️ Sundeck:

The Sundeck located on the uppermost deck features 360-degree views of the San Francisco Bay. The Sundeck provides the perfect area to host a reception of up to 40 guests or provide a lounge area for guests to observe the amazing views.


- Lounge seating

Furniture is subject to change. Some furniture that appears is different to standard.

▪️ Additional price for alternate docking.

▪️ We have a strict “No Outside Catering and Drinks policy”.

-The above-listed price is estimated.

- The final price is based on catering, bar, guests, taxes, and any add-ons.

▪️ Cancelation Policy:

We shall be entitled to retain any payments made by you to collect the cancellation payments. If payments made by you are less than the applicable cancellation payment amount, you will pay us the remaining cancellation payment amount as soon as you cancel the booking. If payments made by you exceed the applicable cancellation payment amount, we will return the difference to you as a refund. The cancellation payment is agreed by you and us as a payment in order to exercise a contractual option to cancel this agreement and represents a reasonable amount of liquidated damages suffered by us upon cancellation of the cruise and is not a penalty. Force Majeure is defined as any loss, damage, delay, or failure of performance hereunder arising or resulting from war; riot, terrorism, or threats of terrorism, natural disaster, perils of the sea; acts of pirates, strike or lockouts, or circumstances beyond our control. Should either party be unable to perform due to the above, all your deposits and payments will be refunded to you.

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91 ft.
Empress Hornblower
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(11 bookings)
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  • Response rate: 99%
  • Avg. response time: < 24 hours

Things to know

Allowed on boat

kids under 12
glass bottles
red wine

  • Free cancellations until 30 days before the booking start time.
  • 50% refund for cancellations between 15-30 days before the booking start time.
  • Cancellations within 14 days of the booking start time are non-refundable.
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This boat belongs to a Commercial Owner, an independent boat rental company. A Commercial Owner is an independent, Boatsetter-approved boat rental company who provides their own insurance to their guests.

A security deposit hold (not a charge) will be placed on your credit card 48 hours before your booking starts to cover any incidental damage that may occur during your rental. This hold is released 48 hours after the booking is complete, if no claims are made. The security deposit amount for the boat you are booking will be outlined during the check-out process.

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If requested, the owner can provide a list of available captains for bareboat charter or the renter can use their own qualified captain. If the boat is being time chartered, the owner will provide the Captain.