Special Occasions, Corporate Events and Weddings in Fort Lauderdale

Top Rated Yacht Charter Company for Special Occasions, Corporate Events and Weddings in Fort Lauderdale

Charter One is the top-rated yacht charter company in Fort Lauderdale. We will help you plan all the fine details of any special occasion, from a classy corporate awards ceremony to a fantastic wedding on the water.

Special occasions require a unique venue, and that is where renting a yacht gives you the advantage. There is no beating the views, the relaxing atmosphere, and the luxurious air of being on a yacht as you celebrate with good food, good wine, and good company.

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Yacht Charter

Charter One Yachts has been helping guests celebrate life’s most momentous occasions since 1999. Make your next Yacht Charter event a truly unforgettable experience onboard a classic luxury yacht rental. Weddings, Corporate Events, Birthdays, Office Outings, and other special occasions are celebrated in style cruising the beautiful Intracoastal South Florida waterway between Miami and Palm Beach as your crew and private chef take care of all the details.

Corporate events are when your company really needs to shine, and on a Charter One yacht, we can help you put your best foot forward and show your employees how important they are to you and your business. A holiday party, corporate awards ceremony, or an employee retreat on board will all be received with pleasure by your staff and your business partners. Higher-ups in the company will also gain respect for you and your excellent taste in event planning as they experience the true luxury of our boat, the Summer Wind. You can also book a private charter to entertain business associates from out of town or host an important meeting. The sky is the limit when you are working with Charter One.

A wedding is one of the most important events you can throw, and everything needs to be perfect and go off without a hitch. When you charter a yacht through Charter One, you will be receiving the best of the best in terms of service, event planning, dinner and drink service, and entertainment options. We will work alongside you to help you plan the wedding of the century. Your guests will have an excellent time, and you will not have to lift a finger on your special day. We will take care of everything from decorating to cleanup, and we will help guide you through decisions like wedding favors, menu options, and hiring a DJ or musician. We can even provide small, fancy touches like an ice sculpture or a customized wedding cake. Your wish is our command at Charter One.

Our Services

Charter One is a leading yacht rental service that specializes in creating unforgettable experiences for a variety of occasions. Whether you’re planning a bachelorette party, corporate event, bachelor party, birthday celebration, engagement party, or marriage proposal, Charter One has you covered.  Charter One offers flexible packages tailored to your specific needs. With their attention to detail and commitment to excellence, Charter One is the go-to choice for those seeking a truly extraordinary and unique celebration on the water.


At Charter One Yachts, we take care of everything, so you won’t have to worry about factors like:

Finding a location

There is nothing more complicated than trying to find the perfect location to hold your event. People often book a community center or multi-purpose hotel room for their event that they are not excited about and then have to make the best of it using decorations and cheer to hide the drab conference room décor.

When you host an event on a Charter One yacht, the ambiance is immediately classy and chic. We will put the personal touches on your event according to your specifications to make it look exactly how you want. We can decorate, provide party favors, photographers, and more.


Event Planning Near Me

Our professional event planners will make your event simple and easy to plan. If you do not have a lot of time for planning, you can speak to our professional staff about the theme and your ideas for the event, and we can do the rest, or if you have a specific vision, we welcome you to be as involved as you want in the planning process.

Food and Drinks Venues Fort Lauderdale

The food on our incredible yachts is five-star cuisine. You will be impressed by the extent of our menu selections, and we can cater to your every culinary whim. We have an entire staff for service if you wish, including a full-service bar where you can enjoy cocktails, wine, beer, and spirits. Eat, drink, and be merry as we sail on the south Florida water.

Entertainment for Corporate Events & Parties

If you are hosting an event that requires some form of entertainment but don’t know where to start, fear not, we have you covered. Our incredible event planning team has plenty of connections to all kinds of vendors, musicians, photographers, and other sorts of entertainment, so we can help you find what you are looking for.

With Charter One, your event will be one-of-a-kind, and since everything will be taken care of for you by our professional, expert staff, you can relax and enjoy the party along with everybody else.




Charter a Yacht for Your Next Special Occasion in Fort Lauderdale: Birthdays, Anniversaries, Reunions

With Charter One, you can expect the finest of amenities onboard. Celebrating a special occasion on one of our yachts is a classy affair, with the best food, drinks, and views you could ask for. Our staff is professional and highly trained to be there when you need them and out of the way when you don’t.

When you work with our planners and staff to customize your event, we will take the stress out of planning and ensure everything is of top-notch quality. Our yachts are spotless from bow to stern, and they are meticulously maintained so you can rest assured your event will go off without a hitch in a beautiful, safe, and classy setting.

We are flexible in our event hosting capabilities, doing anything from big birthday celebrations to intimate anniversary dinner cruises in Fort Lauderdale to a raucous family reunion. Our menu can be customized to compliment your event, and we are always willing to work with you to figure out the best way to create the vision you want for your special occasion.

Birthdays are always a time for celebration, gifts, and food. On a Charter One yacht, you can have it all: the birthday cake, the five-star menu, and drinks while surrounded by up to dinner cruise for 50 guests. Imagine the incredible time your guests will have dancing, chatting, and sipping champagne as you cut into your birthday cake with your friends leaning in for a photo op or relaxing in one of our outer deck seating areas enjoying the view of the incredible Florida coastline.

Anniversaries are important milestone occasions and should be celebrated in style. Book an intimate dinner cruise with your spouse or invite the whole family to celebrate your love together onboard our luxury boat, the Summer Wind. Adult children may want to surprise their parents on a milestone anniversary by gifting them a romantic dinner cruise for two. An anniversary on a luxury yacht is a way to cement the occasion in your mind forever.

Yacht Rentals for Birthdays in Fort Lauderdale

A birthday is an occasion to celebrate no matter what age you are. The day is all about you. If you want this birthday to be a memorable occasion, book a Charter One yacht for all the sophistication of a yacht with all the relaxation of knowing our knowledgeable and professional staff is taking care of everything as you enjoy the day.

If a friend or loved one has a big birthday coming up, you can host the ultimate surprise party on board our yacht. Imagine telling your partner to cover their eyes and then revealing a luxury yacht party rental with a full-service bar, a five-star menu, and live entertainment on board—what a fantastic birthday surprise they would have.

Are you tired of attending another birthday party in your friend’s apartment or backyard? Why not make the celebration something everybody can enjoy by throwing the party on a yacht? We can even prepare a special birthday cake.

Hosting a quinceañera or a sweet 16 party on a yacht is the most incredible way you can show the young adult in your life that you appreciate the grown-up they are becoming. With plenty of room for guests and the most social-media-friendly location around, a party onboard a yacht is an exciting teen birthday celebration idea.


Anniversary Romantic Dinner Cruise in Fort Lauderdale

True romance is taking your loved one for a romantic dinner cruise in Fort Lauderdale. Some reasons to book your romantic dinner cruise onboard a Charter One yacht include:

Events with the best Scenery

The scenery is unbeatable, with 360-degree views of the skyline, beaches and the water, as well as the incredible Florida sunset.


The atmosphere of dining onboard an intimate dinner cruise is unlike any other experience. You will experience the elegance of feasting aboard such a gorgeous vessel, along with the sophistication of our menu, and the professionalism of our staff, making for a unique and lovely evening.


Music and dancing are available if you and your date prefer. We can help you arrange for a special song to play, or we can have a live musician on board to serenade you as you eat. If you want a romantic dance, there is plenty of space to take your loved one for a spin on our partially covered upper deck or inside our large, climate-controlled cabin.

Food and Drinks

If you enjoy an aperitif, a cocktail with dinner, or a romantic dessert wine afterward, we can arrange for a complete selection of drink options to be available to you and your loved one. We offer a varied menu, with romantic food options like chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne, as well as a fully customizable, multi-course dinner that is sure to please even the most refined of palates.

Charter a Yacht for Your Family Reunion

Family reunions in Ft Lauderdale can be a lot of fun, and with Charter One, we can add to the fun by taking away all the stress of planning such a significant event. You have to tell us what you want the party to be like and send out the invitations, and we will do the rest.

We will take care of the food, giving you an extensive menu selection to choose from, and we will handle the drinks and bar service. If you want to play your own music or hire outside entertainment, we can arrange that for you as well. We will follow your directions and make the boat your own for the evening with decorations, following any theme, color scheme, or other ideas you have. We even have multimedia capabilities to put together a slideshow of funny photos or play clips of memorable family moments. Your family is important to you, and by chartering a yacht, you will be able to truly demonstrate how much you appreciate being able to spend time with them.

Graduation Parties on a Yacht in Fort Lauderdale

Graduating from high school, college, university, or any other program is a big deal. Let your hard work be celebrated in style aboard a yacht. You can throw a refined party with food and drinks and up to 50 guests to let the new graduate know their educational efforts are appreciated. High school, college, and university graduation is a time of transition for a young person, well deserving of commemoration. If you want to help a friend celebrate finishing trade school or finally complete their apprenticeship or training program at work, charter a yacht as a luxurious prize for all the intellectual labor they’ve put forth. We can even arrange to have a cake decorated with the school logo or have custom decorations set up that will honor the efforts of the new graduate.


Yacht Rentals for Class Reunions in Fort Lauderdale

Let’s not do another reunion in the smelly old gymnasium of your alma mater. Instead, book a chic yacht charter for your high school reunion. Imagine a different type of class reunion featuring ice sculptures, drinks, and five-star cuisine. We can provide all kinds of media services so speeches and photos can be presented. Music and dancing are a must in a class reunion, and we can help you find a DJ with the best throwback playlist around.

Fort Lauderdale Dinner Cruises

Are you trying to plan an the best dinner cruise charter in Fort Lauderdale? Look no further than Charter One. We can help you honor all of life’s significant events with ease and style. You can relax as we make sure everything is precisely how you want it.

Anniversaries for weddings and other big moments in life are sometimes as important as the big day was itself. We will ensure your guests at your anniversary party feel as good as you do as you clink your glasses and sit back to enjoy the ambiance of the evening.

We can also help you and your loved one celebrate your engagement. Whether it’s a small private dinner cruise with close family or a large informal affair, we have your comfort and cheer in mind. Our job is to make your engagement dinner as unique as it deserves to be.

A celebration of life does not have to be a dismal affair. The event planners at Charter One will take all the planning off your plate as you go through this challenging time, and they will help you honor your deceased loved one with dignity and special care.

These are only some of the multitudes of events and celebrations we can host onboard the Summer Wind yacht. If you have an idea you want to discuss with us, please call us today. Our event planners are happy to work with you and make your vision come to life.

How Much Does it Cost to Charter a Yacht in Fort Lauderdale?

Charter a luxury yacht in Fort Lauderdale through Charter One is not as expensive as you may think, especially when the price is compared to renting another event center, town hall, or community space.

Factor in the cost and time it takes for menu planning, hiring a caterer, booking entertainment, and decorating the space, and you will see that having the one-stop-shop of our incredible event planners is worth the time saved.

Prices change according to services rendered and the time of year, so please get in touch with us and we can discuss the details of your rental and your event to be able to provide a quote.



Customized Menu Plans

The Charter One menus are flexible, and our chefs understand and take dietary restrictions and allergies very seriously. We can customize a menu plan to suit your preferences and the theme of your event. Some of the incredible entrees offered include:

  • Pan Roasted Salmon Fillet
  • Roasted NY Strip
  • Chicken Francaise
  • Lightly Blackened Mahi Mahi
  • Paella
  • Jumbo Shrimp Skewers

We have stations we can set up such as our:

  • Fish Taco Grill Station
  • Pasta Station
  • Tailgate Grill Station
  • Mashed Potato Station
  • Sushi Station
  • Meat Carving Station

There are displays we can set up such as our:

  • Hummus Display
  • Wheel of Baked Brie
  • Raw Seafood Bar
  • Chocolate Fountain
  • Cappuccino Station
  • Custom Ice Sculpture

Don’t forget to try desserts like:

  • Miniature Dessert Cups
  • Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
  • Crème Brulee
  • Tropical Fruit
  • Chocolate Tortes

This list is only a tiny sampling of what we can do. We also have a full-service bar with a bartender if you would like to add spirits and cocktails to your menu. With all of these options, your guests are guaranteed to leave your party with a full stomach and a smile on their faces.

About Our Yacht, the Summer Wind

The Summer Wind yacht was once owned by the Bacardi family and has since been fully renovated and restored to its original beauty. The boat is 91 feet long with full, 360-degree views. She can accommodate up to 50 guests, with indoor and outdoor seating areas and a covered sky deck up top with a full-service, granite bar. Dining is ‘al fresco,’ meaning the teak tabletop is located on an outer deck, where you can enjoy the open air and incredible views as you eat. There is even a swim platform for anybody who wants to take a dip in the water.

The Summer Wind has a fully functioning galley. The indoor lounge is plush and air-conditioned, and there is a master stateroom with an ensuite bathroom and guest quarters with twin beds and an ensuite bathroom. Our ship’s captain, crew, and service staff are thoroughly trained and professional in appearance and demeanor. You can expect great things when you charter the Summer Wind.

All-Inclusive Yacht Rental Fort Lauderdale

Charter One yacht rentals in Fort Lauderdale are all-inclusive, meaning you will have access to all the amenities of our lovely boat, the Summer Wind. You will have food and drinks, we can help you book onboard entertainment if you want, and our staff will ensure your entire time with us is worry-free and relaxing. We will set up and tear down the decorations and make sure all décor is to your specifications. You will not have to do a thing other than enjoy yourself.

Why Rent a Yacht With Charter One

Charter One yacht rental is the number one yacht rental in Fort Lauderdale. We will take care of everything for you, including:

  • Food and drink menus
  • Decorations, entertainment, and other services
  • Full-service bars and waitstaff
  • Maintaining high-quality service standards
  • Prioritizing cleanliness and safety
  • Exuding professionalism and class
  • Event planning
  • Providing access to all the incredible amenities onboard

Whether you are planning a corporate event, a private dinner, a birthday party, or another special celebration, you can trust us to take care of you as you and your guests have a celebration to remember. Contact us today to find out how to book the Summer Wind and begin planning your once-in-a-lifetime dinner cruise or yacht party.

Top Fort Lauderdale Attractions 


Las Olas Boulevard 

 In the heart of Fort Lauderdale, Las Olas Boulevard is a hot spot for fashion, specialty dining, and bars. Las Olas Boulevard is also a premier destination for local events, art galleries, and sidewalk cafes. If you are a night owl, then you will enjoy the amazing nightlife the boulevard has to offer! 

Starting from the beach at A1A, Las Olas rises to the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway, with breathtaking views of multi-million dollar yachts. Grab a friend and enjoy Fort Lauderdale’s unique and electric shopping and dining district. 

E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL


Shooters Waterfront 

Shooters Waterfront is South Florida’s premier waterfront restaurant. Remodeled in 2014, the restaurant maintains its status as an icon along the Intracoastal Waterway. The restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner. Shooters Waterfront is one of Fort Lauderdale’s scenic branch locations, offering a unique menu on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 AM to 4 PM. Restaurant guests are welcome to arrive by boat! 

3033 NE 32nd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308


Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort 

Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort is a destination resort and entertainment complex on the popular Hollywood Beach Broadwalk. The 369-room,18-story destination resort is the perfect setting for guests seeking a South Florida getaway. With unmatched hospitality, service, and dining, it is the area’s top beach resort. 

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville – Drink and eat in paradise! Enjoy classic American dishes and fresh cocktails You will never go hungry during your stay at the Margaritaville Resort! 

1111 N Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL 33019


The Warf Fort Lauderdale

Live music, good eats, cocktails, and good vibes! The Warf Fort Lauderdale is the area’s top causal riverfront. Located on Las Olas Riverfront, The Wharf is Fort Lauderdale’s newest open-air event space. With a focus on event programs, The Warf has also partnered with local Miami and Broward chefs for a unique food experience for guests. It is an exciting place to be, so grab a friend and enjoy the good vibes! 

20 W Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301


Historic Stranahan House Museum

Fort Lauderdale’s oldest standing home, The Stranahan House holds the story of a family, a house, and the birth of a city. The home was built in 1901 and converted into a residence for pioneers Frank and Ivy Stranahan. If you want to learn more about the history of Fort Lauderdale, start at the Stranahan House Museum. Tour guides lead you through the museum to share the story of the house, the founding family, and the City of Fort Lauderdale. 

335 SE 6th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301


Unforgettable Corporate Yacht Parties for Every Scale

Whether you’re looking to foster team spirit, celebrate a company milestone, or simply treat your team to an unparalleled experience, a corporate yacht party offers the perfect blend of luxury, privacy, and memorable moments. With options tailored for various group sizes, from intimate gatherings of 30 to grand celebrations for up to 50 guests, our yacht parties are designed to impress. Choose between a classic yacht charter party or elevate the experience with a corporate yacht charter, ensuring every detail is catered to your company’s needs. Explore the possibilities and set sail towards an unforgettable corporate event.

Fort Lauderdale Corporate Yacht Party for 30 People
Ideal for smaller teams or departments, a yacht party for 30 people combines intimacy with the luxury of the open sea. It’s the perfect setting for team-building activities, awards ceremonies, or simply enjoying a day away from the office in style.

Corporate Yacht Party for 40 People in Fort Lauderdale
Step aboard our splendid yacht designed to comfortably accommodate 40 guests, offering a unique venue for corporate celebrations, product launches, or networking events. With top-notch amenities and customizable options, it’s an event that your team will talk about for years to come.

Corporate Yacht Party for 50 People Near Fort Lauderdale
For larger corporate events, our yacht party for 50 people provides ample space for entertainment, presentations, and relaxation. Impress your employees or clients with breathtaking views, exquisite dining, and an atmosphere of sheer luxury.

Corporate Yacht Charter Party for 30 People in Miami
Elevate your corporate event with a yacht charter party for 30 people, offering a more personalized and exclusive experience. Tailored to your specific needs, this option allows for complete customization, from the itinerary to the menu, ensuring your corporate objectives are met with elegance and precision.

Miami Corporate Yacht Charter Party for 40 People
A yacht charter for 40 people is the epitome of corporate luxury, providing a sophisticated setting for making significant business announcements, hosting VIP clients, or rewarding top performers. With the freedom to design the event of your dreams, your corporate charter party will be a bespoke experience that stands out.

Corporate Yacht Charter Party for 50 People Near Miami
For the ultimate corporate event, our yacht charter for 50 people offers unmatched privacy and customization. Whether you’re planning a grand celebration, an executive retreat, or a high-profile networking event, this option promises an extraordinary experience with the highest standards of service and exclusivity.

Each of our yacht party options is crafted with attention to detail, ensuring your corporate event is not only successful but also memorable. Let us help you choose the best yacht charter setting to meet your company’s needs and exceed your expectations.

Book Your Next
Yacht Charter

Charter One Yachts has been helping guests celebrate life’s most momentous occasions since 1999. Make your next Yacht Charter event a truly unforgettable experience onboard a classic luxury yacht rental. Weddings, Corporate Events, Birthdays, Office Outings, and other special occasions are celebrated in style cruising the beautiful Intracoastal South Florida waterway between Miami and Palm Beach as your crew and private chef take care of all the details.

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