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3 Useful Tips for a Successful Wedding Aboard a Yacht

By Isabella Stark

September 15, 2022

Everything You Need to Know About Boat Weddings

When you are planning your perfect wedding on the water, you want to first stop and try to envision exactly what you are looking for in your wedding yacht experience. Are you planning on a small and intimate romantic wedding, a big party to celebrate your nuptials, or a unique wedding with plenty of quirky decorations. Have you considered wedding themes? What are your wedding decoration and wedding menu ideas? Knowing what you want before you get started is the best way to plan a

Send out the wedding invitations and gather your closest friends and family for a fun wedding on the water in Florida with Charter One. Our wedding coordinators will give you plenty to consider when planning your wedding day, but we will take on the stress for you, helping you plan and execute the perfect wedding ceremony on a private yacht. The following are some tips for planning your wedding on a yacht charter:

Tip #1 Finding the Right Size Boat

Boat wedding venues can be limited in size and the amount of guests you can have on board, and if you do not choose a big enough ship, you may need to cull the wedding guest list which may result in hurt feelings. At Charter One, the most popular of our luxury yachts is the Summer Wind, a vessel with room for 50 guests, allowing you to host an intimate celebration with your closest family members and friends. Planning your wedding with that number of guests in mind will make it easier to create a menu, order wedding favors and take care of other considerations.

Tip #2 Have A Budget in Mind

A yacht wedding can be anything from a big budget dream wedding to one of the small and intimate elopement weddings that are so popular now. You may wish to incorporate wedding traditions, have photo booths onboard, give out bridesmaid and groomsman gifts, or have live entertainment on board to serenade you and your guests as you dance the night away.

Luxury yachts may not come to mind when you are thinking of affordable ideas for your wedding, but at Charter One we have all-inclusive wedding packages that include everything from wedding planner services to fuel to waitstaff, and much more, so your boat wedding won’t break the bank.

Tip #3 Select Your Menu

Wedding food is something everybody talks about, so you want to ensure your menu is thoughtful and well-planned in advance. Think about whether you want a cocktail hour with hors deserves, a buffet or a full-service meal, and whether you

With a Charter One yacht rental, we not only provide the best wedding venue, we also have a huge, customizable selection of gourmet menu items for you to choose from. You can even have a chocolate fountain or a custom ice sculpture on the table if you wish.

Does the mother of the bride have an allergy? Do your kids hate spicy food? At Charter One, our private chefs are happy to accommodate people’s sensitivities and preferences to ensure everybody is satisfied and has a good time on your special day.

Planning The Ultimate Yacht Wedding with Charter One Yachts

From your wedding registry to your bridesmaid dresses, our professional wedding planning team will make sure you have everything you need ready for tying the knot, providing a wedding checklist and helping you source:

  • A custom wedding cake
  • The perfect wedding dress
  • A professional wedding photographer
  • A suitable wedding official for your traditions and customs

If you want a classy black-tie dress code or a nautical themed wedding party, we can help you put together the event of your dreams in our luxury yacht venue. As brides and grooms, you deserve to feel pampered on the biggest day of your life, and at Charter One, from five-star food to top-tier service, we will do all we can to ensure you have an unforgettable yacht wedding.

Fes available, and our all-inclusive packages. We look forward to helping you create the perfect Fall yacht charter event. Contact us at 954-771-0102 today to learn more about booking a yacht charter in the Fall.

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Isabella Stark has been with Charter One Yachts since January 2016. She graduated from The University of Florida with a Bachelor’s in Communications and met Matt and Lauren Talchik during her internship with the Winterfest Boat Parade. Isabella has lived in Fort Lauderdale for most of her life. She is married, and has two little girls who love visiting the crew on The Summer Wind. Isabella loves coordinating special occasion charters and proudly says that she loves her job.

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