1992 Beneteau 400 STARTING AT $695
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Each Weekday (Mon-Thu): $695
Weekend (Fri - Sun): $1795
Weeklong (7 Day): $2275

Pirate Girl is the largest charter sailing boat on Lake Erie and perfect for larger families and groups.  With along water line and displacement to handle anything the Great Lakes can throw at her, she is comfortable and stable underway . On deck, her  sizable cockpit has plenty of room, even for a large group. Down below, you'll enjoy her air conditioning, HDTV and 3 large cabins.

Down below she is everything you expect in a 40 foot yacht. Full dinette, double sink, large refridgeration and three sleeping cabins.  All this is topped off with an upgraded sound system!

Pirate Girl has been refreshed and updated in the last year with all new winches, all new hatches, a brand new air conditioner, new furler, new BBQ grrill, new VHF radios with DSC, a new Garmnin color GPS/Charplotter and a new stereo with iPod connectivty.


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Beneteau 400
Online Booking Instructions

Please follow these helpful hints to book your charter online using our online system:

  1. The schedule is maintained in real time and is 100% accurate
  2. The pricing is the all in, bottom line price including tax – no other costs!
  3. To book you must pick the start and end date:
    • For a one day charter – click on the date twice (once for start, once for end)
    • Weekend charter – Start on Friday, end on Sunday
    • Week-long charter – 7 days and 7 nights, the system will want you to book only the nights and not the last day.  For   example, for a Wednesday to Wednesday charter, only book Wednesday through Tuesday and not Wednesday to Wednesday (since you will be disembarking before the last Wednesday night).
    • Extra days can be added to any of the above
  4. Once you have your dates and price, click the Make Reservation button to pay the deposit
  5. Feel free to call or email any questions!
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  • Extra days may be added to any charter at a rate of $250 per day.
  • Please note that premium rates (additional 10%) apply for day, week and weekend charters around Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.
  • Day charters are 10 AM to 4 PM
  • Weekend charters begin 12 noon on Friday and conclude 4 PM Sunday
  • Weeklong charters are for 7 days /7 nights, noon to 10:00 AM, but can not begin on Saturday or Sunday
  • Captains can be added for $195 per day
  • Provisioning options and chefs are custom quoted upon request, call for details

Charters Quick Answers

Am I qualified to charter?

We will have you complete a resume to evaluate your current skill level.  Essentially, if you’ve Captained a similar size yacht under similar conditions, then you are qualified.

What’s Included in your Yacht Charter?

Included in your trip is all the equipment listed per yacht.  Refer to the individual yacht equipment list for more details.  Your yacht will always include all necessary USCG safety gear, bath towels, pillows, bed linens and blankets.  You will also have the necessary charts to navigate the cruising grounds.  A full tank of water is also included.

What’s NOT Included?

• No consumable products are included, this means food and beverages, as well as paper towels, napkins and toilet paper.
• Docking mooring & Marina fees 
• Childrens' Life Jackets for ages 3 and under 
• Beach Towels 
• Flights, Transfers & Related Taxes 
• Yacht Damage Waiver 
• Fuel 

What should I expect on Arrival?

All boats are prepared, as per the booking, normally for 2:00 PM boarding time.  You will be required to attend a chart briefing and vessel check out presentation.  Plan to spend 60-90 minutes for these activities.

What is required at Departure

Please arrive at the fuel dock no later than 10 AM on your day of disembarkment. You will be required to have the holding tank pumped out and fuel tank refilled

Before disembarkation please complete your debrief which is to let us know if you have encountered any problems with the boat or broken anything during the trip; this enables us to rectify problems for the next charter.

In addition, we also require you to bag dirty laundry and leave in the cockpit, empty all cupboards and refrigerator of food and throw away, and ensure that the boat is handed back in a clean and tidy state.  We reserve the right to charge for boats left less than shipshape.

Is Night Time Sailing permitted 

Night Sailing is not permitted; you must be moored, anchored or docked by the end of the contract specified sailing time.  

What are the Cruising Area Limits

Cruising areas are limited to US waters within 25 miles of Batter Park Marina

Will my cell phone work on Lake Erie 

Your cellular phone will work in Sandusky and on most waters of Lak Erie.  However, there are no guarantees and you should check with your wireless carrier for coverage options.

We may have a satellite phone you can rent. 

Can I play music from my Music/Ipods through the yacht speakers

All boats are fitted with a radio and CD player. Most of these also accept ipod/MP3 inputs.  You may need to bring a USB or Aux cable to connect.

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Why Choose Us?

Best Service

Lake Erie Sailing is committed to the highest quality service and backs that commitment with the sailing industry's top service guarantee.  Only Lake Erie Sailing offers a service guarantee.

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Best Pricing

Lake Erie Sailing offers everyday low pricing on both are charters and sailing school options designed to compete with anyone. 

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Best Yachts

Simply put, we offer the best cruising and teaching fleet on Lake Erie

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Best Location

Close to Put-in-Bay, Cedar Point and Kelleys Island

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