Sunset Cruise from Martha’s Vineyard – PUBLIC

SHARED Sunset Cruises are CLOSED for the Season


A sunset boat cruise around Edgartown Harbor aboard the luxury motor luxury passenger vessel, Plan Sea. Bring your food and drink and relax while listening to the expert local guide and cruising past beautiful residences, yachts, and natural scenic vistas. Reserve by the seat – a great option for a couple, small groups, and individuals.

Detailed description:

  • Arrive at Memorial Wharf, 53 Dock St, Edgartown (Harbor) 10 minutes before to scheduled departure. Plan Sea arrives at the dock 5 – 10 minutes before any departure
  • The deckhand will welcome you aboard and help stow your carry-ons
  • The Captain will tell you about the safety features including the Man Overboard procedure and other information
  • The vessel will leave the dock. The first half of the cruise is very slow cruising through the calm harbor. This is a good time to break out the food and drink
  • The expert crew will provide fun facts, gossip, and tall tales while we pass by exclusive private clubs, private residences of the rich and famous, an alien landing strip, and other amazing sights
  • You’ll find out who owns some of the houses along the harbor
  • As we enter Katama Bay, you will hear about why Chappaquiddick is translated as, “Sometimes an Island” …and why today’s engineers should understand the local geography
  • You will see the aquaculture operation and learn how the famous Katama Bay oysters are farmed
  • Find out about the unusual life cycle and migration patterns of the ospreys as we cruise by their nest
  • Secure the food before we leave the harbor, pass the Edgartown lighthouse, and enter Nantucket Sound
  • The anchorage outside the harbor is where the yachts anchor that are too big to fit in the harbor
  • The kids now get a chance to pilot the boat if they’d like
  • You’ll see the Poge Point Lighthouse on Chappaquiddick while the sun sets over the Vineyard
  • Plan Sea will return to the Memorial Wharf Dock in time for dinner at one of the great restaurants
  • You will always remember the evening you spent aboard Plan Sea

Check the online schedule since times vary according to sunset times. Around 6 – 6:30 p.m. Departure and Return after sunset around 8 – 8:30 p.m.

Reserve a seat on the Shared Edgartown Sunset Cruise. Departs Tuesday and Sunday evenings from Memorial Wharf Edgartown Harbor.

We reserve the right to cancel the cruise for a full refund 10 hours or more prior to departure if fewer than six reservations are held.

Please note: Parking is scarce in Town Center Edgartown. Please allow plenty of time before scheduled departure.

We strive to offer a personalized and professional experience to every guest with an emphasis on customer service. Our boat for hire charter service includes an experienced US Coast Guard licensed Captain.