Charter a Downeast Yacht

Ellis Boat Company maintains premium high-quality charter boats. If you are in-between boats, or moving from sail to power, or simply do not have enough vacation time in the summer to warrant boat ownership, chartering a boat out of Southwest Harbor, Maine, may be the ideal solution for you and your family. Take a look at our growing charter fleet to see if anything may work for your summer needs.


Wilbur 42 Flybridge

Wilbur 42 Flybridge – $8000 to $10,000 per week, w/tender

Hinckley T40

Hinckley T40 – $8,000 to $10,000 per week, w/tender


Ellis 36 Express – $5000 to $7000 per week, w/tender

Ellis 32 Extended Top cropped

Ellis 32 Extended – $4000 to $5000 per week, w/tender

NEH 2000 August (3) Sea Glass

Ellis 28 Lobster – $2800 to $3500 per week, w/tender

The Aj 28 Lobster Boat

The AJ 28 Lobster – $2250 to $3000 per week, w/tender

Ellis 20

Ellis 20 – $1500 to $2000 per week


Accommodations vary per vessel, 24-hour service by Ellis is available in the immediate area (nearby SW Harbor). Charter client needs to provide a background in boating/seamanship. Boats are properly insured by the owners. Initial training provided by Ellis Boat Company. Refundable security deposits apply to each charter. Fuel and other running costs are the responsibility of the charterer.