The beautiful and majestic Appledore Star, a wooden bugeye schooner, is now available for private events of up to 22 passengers year round.
Offering completely flexible and customizable schedules and itineraries, the Schooner Appledore now offers options for every budget and occasion, whether a casual barefoot wedding sunset sail, elegant corporate cocktail party or a fun family and friends day cruise.
Don’t see exactly what you are looking for? Our Charters Coordinator will work with you on designing your own unique charter package to make your event stress-free and amazing. Contact our Coordinator today at 207-389-7596 or email [email protected]
Sailing Key West year-round, the Appledore Star is the newest addition to our wooden schooner fleet. This wooden two-masted bugeye schooner has a shallow draft design that lets her explore Key West’s shallow back-country with ease. Join us on Key West’s best ecotour as we sail to the back-country for a kayak journey around deserted mangrove islands and snorkel sponge gardens. Or relax on a romantic sunset cruise sailing into Key West’s world-famous sunset. Whichever Key West tour you choose, the Appledore Star will take you on the adventure of a lifetime. Learn what its like to captain a wooden schooner – take a turn at the wheel and help raise the sails. Hand built in 1982 by legendary shipwright, Jim Richardson, he chose this bugeye schooner design for its storied history and ease of sailing. Be sure to book your journey on this unique schooner, the only one of its kind sailing in Key West.
Welcome back! We are pleased to announce our official re-opening on June 5th with reduced capacities and additional safety protocols to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for both passengers and crew. Advanced reservations (book Online or Call) are required. No walk ups are permitted per the City of Key West at this time.