Book Your Private Charter

Built-in 1940 and meticulously restored in 2019, the Wilma Lee is one of the last remaining skipjacks and the state boat of Maryland. She offers an authentic setting perfect for small weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, reunions, vow renewals, bachelor/bachelorette parties, cocktail parties, corporate team building, or just a casual cruise on the water. We offer 2-hour private charters April through October for up to 35 passengers. Perfect for your next private event or celebration.

Fill out the contact form below to reach our Venue Manager for more information or email pskrickus@amaritime.org


Private Charter Features


  • 2-hour charter rates from $1,200-$2,500 based on time and day of the week
    (Call us for more details!)
  • $500 for each additional hour
  • 50% charter fee and $200 refundable security deposit due at time of booking


Food & Beverage

  • Client can provide food and alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages
  • AMM provides two (2) Yeti coolers with ice
  • Caterer recommendations can be made

More Information

  • Flat shoes are recommended, and heels will not be permitted
  • Please bring sunscreen, hat, and an extra layer of clothing if it’s chilly. There is very little shade on the boat.
  • Small marine restroom on-board
  • Crew tips are not expected but always appreciated.

Weather Cancellation Policy

We cruise rain or shine, but we will cancel two hours prior to departure for high winds or thunderstorms. We will contact you via text on the cell phone number provided. Cruises are subject to cancellation due to weather and unforeseen conditions and are fully refundable. No refunds for guest cancellations or no-shows.

Departure/Return Location

Charters can depart from the Annapolis Maritime Museum Campus or Annapolis Maritime Museum Park Campus for no additional fee. Annapolis City Marina or Annapolis City Dock departures will be subject to availability and docking fees. Boarding starts 15 minutes prior to departure time, please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure. We depart on time, please be prompt. No refunds for no-shows. 

Other Important Info

  • The U.S. Coast Guard considers all children, regardless of age and size, to be passengers and will count toward your capacity. Max capacity for private charters is 35 passengers. 
  • Please allow extra time for parking. If we need to hold the boat past your scheduled departure time, additional time cannot be added to the end of the charter. Parking at AMM Park campus includes a 10-minute walk from parking, down to the dock.
  • Flat shoes are recommended and heels will not be permitted.
  • Please bring sunscreen, water bottle, hat and wear comfortable clothing. There is very little shade on the boat. No outside food or drink permitted.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.

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