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Private Charter Cruises on San Francisco Bay

Host your special occasion with Red and White Fleet® on San Francisco Bay
With more than 120 years of experience in sailing the waters of San Francisco Bay, Red and White Fleet® has been the venue for a broad range of private charter cruises and is looking forward to also assisting you in scheduling your future events on SF Bay.

Planning your own private or corporate event aboard one of Red and White Fleet’s® unique vessels is hassle free. We coordinate all cruise details with you, for groups of up to 600 guests per vessel.

You have the choice to work with us on either completely customized events. Or, just pick one of our exciting event options from our list of most popular cruise packages below. Then, simply tell us your favorite sailing date and time. We then make all arrangements for you.

Private Cruise Package Options:

If our charter packages aren’t quite what you are looking for, we’d be more than happy to assist with completely customized cruise options for your private event. To give you some ideas of what’s possible, feel free to browse through our additional information below, or simply download and review our Private Charter Kit which helps to familiarize you with our vessels, departure piers, entertainment, as well as catering and beverage options.

Our Fleet

The historic Red and White Fleet® features five vessels of different sizes, all of which are available for private charter events. Browse through our vessel profiles to see what boat is the best fit for your charter cruise on San Francisco Bay.

Boarding & Arrival Locations

Red and White Fleet’s® San Francisco Cruises depart from our location at Pier 43½, in San Francisco’s most popular destination, namely Fisherman’s Wharf. Additional boarding and arrival locations including the Ferry Building in the heart of San Francisco’s financial district are available.


The Red and White Fleet® offers a variety of delicious catering options, including breakfast and brunch selections, boxed luncheons, desserts, appetizer-style cocktail buffets, and hot buffet-style meals.

Bar Service

All of Red and White Fleet’s® four cruise vessels are equipped with cafés that serve non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages, as well as a variety of snacks. Café service is available either on a cash or hosted basis.

Music & Entertainment

The Red and White Flee® offers its guests a range of engaging entertainment options such as DJs, casino games, photo booth services, character shows, and team building activities.