NEW ENGLAND SAILING

Sag Harbor | Shelter Island | Hamptons | New England

Starlight is available for Private Day Charters and Sailing Vacations this summer in the Sag Harbor, Shelter Island, the Hamptons and New England.

Hamptons Three-Hour, Four-Hour and Eight-Hour sails.

Sailing from Sag Harbor, Shelter Island, East Hampton, Shinnecock and the North Fork, Starligth provides day trips that focus on the beautiful scenery of Shelter Island Sound, Gardiner’s Bay and the Peconic Bay.  Starlight sails between the stunning North Fork wine country and the Hamptons on the east end of Long Island.

Every Starlight charters comes stocked with water and ice.   Starlight has serving ware,  cutlery and everything we need to host aboard.   We are happy to recommend catering options and many guests like to bring a cooler with lunch or snacks.   Starlight also features a bluetooth sound system for your playlist.

We have paddleboards and swim floats aboard for a swim stop and a tender for guests who wish to venture ashore.    There are great swimming spots off Mashomack Preserve in Shelter Island, Smith Cove, the Peconic Bay and Gardiner’s Bay.  All of these are within reach during a half-day charter.  During your full day charter, we can venture further toward the North Fork wine country or Sunset Beach.   On a half-day charter, we can choose to venture out into the middle of Gardiner’s Bay for a lovely sail. On a full day charter, we can usually make it to a nice spot on Gardiner’s Island to anchor.

Starlight also can provide service to and/or from Sunset Beach in Shelter Island.  We work with several wonderful Hamptons transportation companies to provide travel to and from Starlight for your group.

SAG HARBOR

Travel

Sag Harbor is a short two-and-a-half-hour trip from New York City by bus, train or car, or a short flight from Manhattan.  Once in Sag Harbor, Starlight sits right in the harbor mooring field.  For your charter, arrangements will either be made with the local water-taxi service or to come in and pick you up at one of the town’s dock facilities.

The Hampton Jitney has direct service to Sag Harbor

Long Island Railroad runs to Bridghampton, which is about five-miles away by Taxi.  Hometown Taxi and other taxi services serving Sag Harbor can be found on Yahoo Local.

Sound Aircraft runs many Seaplane services to the Hamptons and Sag Harbor.

The Sag Harbor Launch provides service to Starlight in the mooring field.

Islands

The east end of Long Island offers plenty of sailing in Gardiners Bay, the Peconic Bay and Shelter Island Sound. Anchoring at lovely swimming spots off Shelter Island, East Hampton and the North Fork, as well as delicious Lunch destinations including Sunset Beach on Shelter Island and the restaurants of East Hampton’s Three-Mile Harbor are well within reach on your charter.

Activities

Every destination or spot at anchor offers plenty to do. A Sail to North Fork wine country or Sunset Beach is always on the list. Starlight comes equipped with a variety of water toys.  On board, Starlight has two paddle boards and a full assortment of water toys. The yacht has a large swim platform on the back with a hot and cold shower, as well.  Don’t forget your music as Starlight has a bluetooth integrated sound system.

DINING

Our overnight charters include meals aboard and snacks, as well as a limited yacht’s bar. We also are happy to assist in making arrangements for meals onshore.

On Day Charters, we provide water and ice.  We can provide a wonderful array of catering options and guests are invited to bring whatever food they’d like.  A cooler is perfectly appropriate.  We can also sail to a wonderful winery or Sunset Beach for lunch.

Fees

A 20% Service Charge is added to all day charters and overnight Hamptons charters.  Launch service to and from Starlight in Sag Harbor is included in your charter rate.   For Sunset Beach Luncheons, drop-off and pickups, the Shelter Island Launch charges $10 per person each way.

CARIBBEAN SAILING

Caribbean | BVI | Virgin Islands

With nearly two decades sailing the Virgin Islands and a lifetime sailing the Northeast, Captains Will and Toby are excited to offer all inclusive sailing vacations and Hamptons day charters on our wonderful yacht.

The Virgin Islands provide an amazing variety of settings and activities. We tailor our charters to make sure guests get their fill of off-the-grid and in-the-mix spots. From Virgin Gorda and Anegada to Norman Island, Jost Van Dyke, and Peter Island, the islands are filled with secluded spots and hidden gems, fun beach bars and hot spots, stunning beaches and snorkeling spots, great boutiques, scenic hikes and gorgeous spots to relax and enjoy the water.

Wonderful natural formations exist to visit also exist in the BVI including the Baths of Virgin Gorda and Bubbly Pools of Jost Van Dyke.  We tailor our charters to make sure guests get their fill of off-the-grid and in-the-mix spots.  We visit all the islands are flexible in planning itineraries.

CARIBBEAN FAQ

Travel

Many guests choose fly into the USVI to St. Thomas (STT) to take advantage of the best connections and widest array of flights.  Our charters can originate in Red Hook St. Thomas (a short cab ride from the airport), St. John, Tortola (close to Tortola’s airport [EIS]), or anywhere within the territory.

Activities

Each island has a myriad to do on the water and inshore including beaches, snorkeling, hiking and water sports. We work with guests and are flexible in creating an itinerary that suits our guests’ desired activities. Starlight comes equipped with a variety of water toys. We have a tender that can tow a tube, two paddle boards, a full assortment of snorkel gear and floats. The yacht has a large swim platform on the back with a hot and cold shower, as well.

Islands

Itineraries originating from the USVI can include a night or two in the wonderful National Parks of St John. Our BVI stops  include Jost Van Dyke, Norman Island, Peter Island, Virgin Gorda (the baths and north sound / bitter end), Eustacia sound, Guana island, the awesome Anegada and Tortola.

DINING

Half-board charters include half your meals ashore and half onboard.  Our all-inclusive charters include all meals aboard and snacks, a limited yacht’s bar, and meals previously discussed. We are always happy to assist in making recommendations and arrangements for meal onshore.

Fees

Customs fees into the BVI (for charters originating in the USVI), cruising permits, port fees, mooring fees, water and fuel are included along with all onboard expenses. On shore activities, meals and transportation are at the guests’ expense.  A 15-20% gratuity is also customary on all yacht charters. Click Here for further information on rates.