Create lasting memories by chartering the AJ Meerwald for a private, intimate sail for you and your group! Charter sails are great for weddings, birthday parties, fundraisers, club meetings, or just for a fun day with your friends! 

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Public sails available beginning in the spring. Click here to purchase tickets.

2024 Sailing Schedule:

      • April 30th- May 3rd: Bivalve, NJ (home port)
      • May 8th-11th: Bristol, PA
      • May 13th-15th: *Trenton, NJ
      • May 17th-19th: Maritime Day at City Docks in Lewes, DE
      • May 21st- June 1st: Bivalve, NJ (home port)
      • June 4th-June 14th: Liberty State Park, Jersey City, NJ (NJ Historic Trust Conference)
      • June 16th- July: Potential (Bayonne, Dykeman, Brooklyn)
      • July 10th – 14th: Alpine, NJ in collaboration with Tenafly Nature Center
      • July 18th-24th: Atlantic Highlands Municipal Harbor in Atlantic Highlands, NJ, hosted by AHYC and AHHC
      • July 25th-31st: *Barnegat and NJ Shore Towns
      • August 2nd- September 13th: *Cape May Ferry Terminal in Cape May, NJ
      • September 14th: Maurice River Fest, city dock in Mauricetown, NJ
      • September 15th- 22nd: Bivalve, NJ (home port)
      • September 26th-29th Artisans Faire/ The Bait Box in Greenwich, NJ
      • October 3rd- 8th: *The Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race from Baltimore, MD to Norfolk, VA
      • October 12th-26th: Bivalve, NJ (home port)
      • November 1st-3rd: Sultana Downrigging Festival in Chestertown, MD
    • Locations with an *asterisk are tentative. All dates listed are subject to change. for public sails, please check the available sails here before making plans.

Why Charter the AJ Meerwald?

With a charter sail on the AJ Meerwald, the entire boat and crew are all yours! You can bring food, drink, guest speakers, musicians, and more on board the boat with you. Our crew is happy to cater to your need by teaching educational workshops, singing sea shantys, teaching you how to sail, or just leaving your group in peace.

Popular uses for are charter sails include birthday parties, weddings, corporate events, reunions, fundraisers, and many others.

Charters are 2 hours long and the ship’s programming can be tailored (within reason) to meet the needs of the group. The cost is $2,500 and we can accommodate 50 passengers.

If you have any questions or if you would like to book a charter sail, please fill out this form, or email us at or call us at (856)785-2060.