Take a Short Break on a Yacht Charter Cruise

Indulge in an entertaining yacht cruise along the magical San Francisco Bay. A cruise is no longer a pastime of the rich and famous only. It’s an affordable indulgence for everyone. Sailing on the waters on a beautiful day is a wonderful experience and makes for the perfect city break or a weekend sojourn. A short term yacht charter is an innovative way of recharging spent batteries in absolute privacy without the hassle of crowds and standing in lines associated with traditional holidays.

If you’ve never planned a yacht charter before we recommend that you get in touch with the professional planners at Empress Cruises & Events. Our luxury yachts ‘The Yacht Empress’ and ‘Avalon’ are ideal for your upcoming private party, corporate get-together, for an anniversary/birthday or anything that calls for a celebration with sparkle and excitement. Share your event goals and ideas and we will work with you to design a special experience to match that special occasion of your life. We have the expertise to make your dream a reality going that extra mile to ensure that all your needs are met.

Cruise along unhurriedly along the spectacular Bay as a perfect backdrop and pamper yourself and your guests with gourmet cuisine and premium beverages, backed by unmatched personalized service from our trained staff. Our captain and uniformed crew will greet you and your guests and you can be assured that you are in for more than a mere boat rental experience! We dock for yacht charters in San Francisco’s South Beach, San Francisco Marina, Sausalito, and Berkeley.

Rejuvenate yourself with the finest yacht charter sailing experience. Enjoy romantic sunsets cruising under the Golden Gate Bridge. Cruise the length of the S F Bay and behold the thrill of gliding past the historic Alcatraz, Sausalito, and the breath-taking San Francisco waterfront. A relaxing afternoon Bay cruise is the perfect way to experience the best of this magical city while at the same time taking a break from grueling work schedules.

Sit back and enjoy a quiet get away with great appetizers, delectable meals and drink. Nothing beats the wonderful hospitality of a San Francisco yacht charter, customized to suit your specific needs to make your trip truly memorable.

Our impeccable service can be seen in the detailing – Fresh flowers, cold champagne and an array of well arranged mouthwatering dishes using only the freshest and finest ingredients.

Empress Events is open throughout the year and we will be happy to arrange a cruise for you along the incredible surroundings of the San Francisco skyline. Call us Toll Free: 888.922.4898 or Contact Us via Email: sales@empressevents.com for a quote.

Bring in the New Year aboard a Luxury Yacht on the San Francisco Bay

New Years on San Francisco BayThe hot spot to bring in the New Year is aboard a luxury yacht on the San Francisco Bay, the world’s most scenic waterway. If you’re looking for a special place to celebrate the New Year’s Eve…Welcome aboard the 90ft Yacht Empress, the newest yacht on the SF Bay, family owned since 1985. Spend an amazing New Year eve night at sea, on our luxury yacht, with a small, intimate group of people and friendly staff for our New Years Eve Fireworks Boat Cruise and Dance.

Empress Events has remained a family-owned and operated luxury yacht charter group founded by Captain Gerry K. Robertson who has 25 years experience sailing the San Francisco Bay Delta. The company’s smaller yacht ‘The Avalon’ is a classic 1971 wood boat with fine mahogany wood blended with teak. She can accommodate up to 49 people for cocktails/dinner and Hors d’ Oeuvres with plenty of room inside and outside. Overnight stays can also be arranged.

Celebrations begin the moment you step in. The Marinas are filled with boats all decorated in holiday glow! Our delicious New Year’s Eve buffet dinner is a tempting feast of gourmet treats a testimony of our private chef’s culinary skills. A cocktail bar, live entertainment and breathtaking views of festive lights adorn the Bay Bridge at night. Dance the night away to all-time favorite numbers from the past and the present courtesy our onboard entertaining DJ.

Celebrate the end of the old and the beginning of the new with an unforgettable cruise. Take a break from the hustle and bustle that surrounds the holiday season. Begin the countdown to welcome 2010 with the San Francisco Bay as a perfect backdrop, a glass of champagne and a spectacular view of the fireworks on show, from our magnificent outdoor decks. Ring in the New Year feeling pampered, relaxed and refreshed.

At midnight, raise a toast and celebrate with the crowd in a count-down to New Year 2010 as the fireworks off the Bay take your breath away. Step into 2010 with wonderful memories of the most memorable New Year you have celebrated.

Reserve your tickets early as this cruise sells out fast! Contact Us via Email: sales@empressevents.com for a quote or Call us Toll Free: 888.922.4898

Spectacular Christmas Cruise along the San Francisco Bay

Christmas CruiseCelebrate the Christmas season with a scenic dinner cruise along the majestic San Francisco bay – a perfect opportunity to get together for a celebration with family, friends or colleagues. The prospect of going out for a cruise is itself a delightful idea. What better time to enjoy a cruise than the Christmas holiday season when the lighted bridges and buildings of the city glow in the distance. The Marinas are in their glorious splendor and the other boats too are bedecked in holiday glow!

Take in the brilliance of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Fisherman Wharf aboard the newest yacht on the San Francisco Bay -The 90ft Empress. The Empress can accommodate up to 149 guests for a cocktail/ Hors d’ Oeuvres reception and up to 130 guests for a buffet or sit down dinner. It is equipped with a flat screen TV, dance floor, and two separate bars. The Empress can also accommodate full bands.

Catering to groups of all sizes, whether formal or informal, our friendly staff ensure that this is the perfect setting for your Christmas celebration surrounded by one of the most spectacular harbors in the world, in one of the best ever festive cruise you will cherish for many years to come. Enjoy relaxed conversations and exchange gifts in a serene setting with breathtaking views from the deck.

Take your pick from a brunch cruise or a supper cruise. Dine in style with a traditional holiday buffet prepared by our veteran chef while you enjoy the calm waters with live entertainment. Our Empress Yacht holiday menu is a 4 tier array of mouth-watering appetizers (collection of cheese and seasonal fruit), choice of salad, exotic Entrée such as Rosemary Roasted Turkey, Maple Glazed Ham, Herbed Filet of Beef and Charred Australian Lamb (menu may vary for each cruise) and dessert consisting of the Chef’s choice of Assorted Petit Fours and Mini-Tarts. End with Coffee, Tea & Decaf.

Meanwhile, for your next office Christmas party, think outside the box. Look for an alternate venue to break the monotony of partying in ordinary banquet halls and party rooms. Host your company Christmas party or group outing aboard a yacht for a cruise on the SF Bay. Sail along San Francisco’s magnificent waterfront with its modern skyscrapers and historic landmarks. The Golden Gate Bridge offers excellent photo opportunities.

Empress Events has remained a family-owned and operated luxury yacht charter group founded by Captain Gerry K. Robertson who has 25 years experience sailing the San Francisco Bay Delta. The company’s smaller yacht ‘The Avalon’ is a classic 1971 wood boat with fine mahogany wood blended with teak. She can accommodate up to 49 people for cocktails/dinner and Hors d’ Oeuvres with plenty of room inside and outside. Overnight stays can also be arranged.

We will take care of everything: drinks, dinner and music. Book early and celebrate your most memorable Christmas ever on one of our fabulous luxury Yachts.

Contact Us via Email: sales@empressevents.com for a quote or Call us Toll Free: 888.922.4898