What Makes Our Vessels Special

We have five unique vessels that are offered for cruises and tours. Keep reading to discover what makes them special.


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This vessel is a 65’ classic riverboat. It is custom designed for cruising the Charles River and Boston’s inner harbor. The privately chartered events we offer include a full service premium bar as well as a variety of catering options. The Henry Longfellow riverboat is ideal for two of our beloved cruises; the classic New England Clambake Dinner or the relaxing Sunset Cocktail Cruise. All guests may enjoy the surrounding scenic views of the Charles River and Boston Harbor from this unique vessel.


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This vessel is a 75’ classic riverboat. Whether you’d like to enjoy the bar or one of our many different catering options, this vessel contains it all. This riverboat is ideal for the unique Sailor’s Spread or the Taste of the Boston Harbor dinner. Guests will experience memorable views of the Boston skyline from the observation decks onboard the Charles I.



This vessel is a custom designed 75’ authentic two level paddle wheel boat. The Lexington’s multiple levels allow for lots of room to enjoy cocktails, catering, and of course some of our favorite entertainment such as music and dancing. This vessel departs from Rowes Wharf and the Boston Harbor, other custom docking locations are available upon request. You will enjoy your trip among the Lexington thoroughly!



This vessel is a 49’ Eastbay Express with a spacious aft area. The Carousel offers both outdoor seating and ample interior dining space. Any of the cruises amongst this vessel provides the perfect vantage point for taking in the sights of Historical Boston Harbor as well as the Charles River. As the fleet’s most intimate vessel, the Carousel is highly recommended for small, private events accommodating 6 guests. Guests may bring their own food and beverages onboard, although we recommend some of our outstanding catering options. The Carousel departs from Rowes Wharf and the Boston Harbor, other custom docking locations are available upon request.



This vessel is among Charles Riverboat Company’s most luxurious boats. The Valiant is an elegant 97′ yacht, with a traditional salon area including a full bar, connecting to a wicker-furnished fantail. The extended bow is ideal for capturing that perfect photo. You can also admire the breathtaking views of the harbor in this area. The Valiant’s large canopy deck offers many ideal private events such as a wedding, cocktail reception, or elegant meal. Being eligible to accommodate up to 100 on-board guests, this vessel is among the best here at Charles Riverboat Company.


Contact Us Today

If you’re curious about hosting a private event amongst one of our five vessels, be sure to contact us today. You can reach us by calling 617.621.3001 or by sending us an email at 

sales@charlesriverboat.com. We hope to hear from you soon.