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149 Lighthouse Rd.
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Meet our Fleet

We are proud to introduce Vagabond Cruise’s exciting fleet of unique vessels which will take you away, allow you to play and be the very best part of your day!  The options are endless – from an exciting Sunset Dinner Cruise aboard the Spirit of Harbour Town with panoramic views of the Lowcountry to a Fireworks Dolphin Cruise aboard the Vagabond – we have the perfect cruise and vessel for you!  You can be certain that each cruise will leave a lasting impression.  The fleet is located in Harbour Town on Hilton Head Island – just steps from the world-renowned Lighthouse.  We look forward to welcoming you aboard each of our intriguing vessels.

Spirit of Harbour Town

INTRODUCTION

The Spirit of Harbour Town is one-of-a-kind and Hilton Head Island’s only heated & air-conditioned luxury yacht.

VESSEL INFORMATION

The Spirit measures 74 feet in length and has a covered, yet open-air upper level and a lower climate-controlled cabin with panoramic windows which are 20-feet wide.

ACCOMMODATIONS

The lower cabin of the Spirit can comfortably accommodate up to 74 passengers, and its open-air upper level can comfortably seat 44 passengers. The Spirit of Harbour Town is licensed and Coast Guard approved to carry 148 passengers.

AMENITIES

The Spirit, simply put, is a floating restaurant! It features a full crew, fabulous waitstaff, full bar, galley, restrooms – and best of all – fabulous views of Lowcountry!

INTRODUCTION TO CRUISE

The Spirit of Harbour Town provides Hilton Head Islanders & Visitors with a unique and welcoming experience to the Lowcountry year-round.

OFFERINGS

The Spirit offers Hilton Head Island’s only express cruise to historic and beautiful Savannah, Georgia. Once in Savannah – you can choose to take Savannah’s best Trolley Tour, the Paula Deen Trolley Tour including lunch at Uncle Bubba’s Restaurant, or spend your time however you choose. The Spirit is best known for its award winning Sunset Dinner Cruise where you’ll have the experience of a lifetime surrounded by breathtaking views of the Carolina sunset and dolphins at play.

PRIVATE

The Spirit is host to over one hundred private charters each year ranging from Weddings and Corporate Functions to Reunions, Celebrations and much more! The possibilities are endless. Please contact our Private Charter Sales & Events Manager to plan the perfect customized cruise at (843) 785-2662.

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The Vagabond

INTRODUCTION

The Vagabond is Hilton Head Island’s original sightseeing and excursion vessel, also known as Vagabond II.

VESSEL INFORMATION

The Vagabond measures 82 feet in length and offers two levels for seating. The upper deck offers bench seating with an open-air view, the lower level offers snack bar seating & bench seating with an area to find shade on a sunny day. The bow (or front of the boat) offers open-air bench seating as well.

ACCOMMODATIONS

The upper deck of the Vagabond can accommodate approximately 69 passengers, 20 passengers at the bow, and 60 passengers at the snack bar area and stern. The Vagabond is licensed and Coast Guard approved to carry 149 passengers.

AMENITIES

The Vagabond features a full crew, snack bar, restrooms – and best of all – fabulous views of dolphins and the gorgeous Lowcountry!

INTRODUCTION TO CRUISE

The original “Vagabond” launched in 1968 providing Hilton Head Islanders and Visitors with a unique experience on the water in the Lowcountry. From the very beginning, cruises aboard the Vagabond have been fully-narrated by our very knowledgeable naturalist Captains.

OFFERINGS

The Vagabond offers a wide range of water bound tours and activities. The Vagabond is most famous for its original Dolphin Nature Cruises, and unbelievable Sunset Cruises. Our Captains have a great understanding of marine life and waterways and we feature a “Dolphin Guarantee” with all of our Dolphin Cruises. The Vagabond also provides transportation to and from Daufuskie Island for our Daufuskie Island Adventure. During the peak season the Vagabond adds more fun & exciting cruises such as The Fireworks Dolphin Cruise, the Greg Russell Bubble Gum Cruise, and the chillingly fun and spooky Ghost Ship Cruise.

PRIVATES

The Vagabond is host to over one hundred private charters each year ranging from Corporate Functions and School Groups to Reunions, Celebrations and much more! The possibilities are endless. Please contact our Private Charter Sales & Events Manager to plan the perfect customized cruise at (843) 785-2662.

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Stars and Stripes

INTRODUCTION

The world-famous Stars & Stripes is proud to call Hilton Head Island home. This grand and celebrated sailboat is the historical America’s Cup winning vessel designed and skippered by the famous Captain Dennis Conner also known as “Mister America’s Cup.” Due to his great feats on the water Dennis Conner has been featured on the covers of Sports Illustrated and Time magazine.

VESSEL INFORMATION

Stars & Stripes measures 65 feet in length, hosting a 92 foot tall mast. All of the wenches & grinders are original from its competitive sailing past. Modifications have been made to the vessel to conform to commercial standards required by the Coast Guard.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Aboard Stars & Stripes you will find seating on the deck of the vessel and while under full sail you are welcome to move about the deck. When tacking (changing direction of the sail) you simply take a seat if not participating in the tack. Stars & Stripes is Coast Guard approved to carry 30 passengers.

AMENITIES

The Stars & Stripes features a full crew, cold libations, a running head, trips conducted under full sail – and best of all – fabulous views of dolphins and the gorgeous Lowcountry!

INTRODUCTION TO CRUISE

If you are a very experienced sailor or new to the water you will always remember your experience aboard Stars & Stripes, a true living piece of American history! It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

OFFERINGS

Stars & Stripes will sail wherever the wind takes it or wherever the Captain desires! Each outing is unique depending on the wind and tide. Stars & Stripes offers two exceptional trips: one departing in the afternoon for a 90-minute sail and the other based around the sunset for a two-hour sail where you are sure to see a breathing Carolina sunset.

 

PRIVATE

Each year the Stars & Stripes is host to over one hundred private cruises. The incomparable experience offers the ultimate venue for anything your heart desires and is great for corporate team building exercises, proposals, celebrations and much more! The sky is the limit. Please contact our Private Charter Sales & Events Manager to plan the perfect customized sail at (843) 785-2662.

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Mystique

INTRODUCTION

The Mystique is a luxury 42-foot yacht made almost entirely of mahogany and teak.

VESSEL INFORMATION

The Mystique is a replica harbour launch vessel reminiscent of those which were used to transport the ultra wealthy of the Eastern Seaboard in the 1930s. Crafts of similar design were also used as crabbing boats in the Chesapeake Bay.

ACCOMMODATIONS

The Mystique can comfortably accommodate up to 18 passengers. The Mystique is an open-air yacht, with some cover for shade.

AMENITIES

The Mystique has a Crew consisting of a Captain and Mate, “Necessary Room” also known on boats as a Head, running water, electricity, and for safety and convenience, a marine VHF radio and radar.

INTRODUCTION TO CRUISE

We welcome you to privately charter the Mystique from February – November.

OFFERINGS

The Mystique is the perfect setting for a private dolphin cruise, corporate retreat, cocktail cruise, family reunion – or truly anything under the sun.

PRIVATE

Each year the Mystique is host to over one hundred of private cruises. The picture-book setting offers the ultimate venue for anything your heart desires! The sky is the limit. Please contact our Private Charter Sales & Events Manager to plan the perfect customized cruise at (843) 785-2662.

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Tammy Jane

 

INTRODUCTION

The Tammy Jane is Hilton Head Island’s only excursion Shrimping vessel. The Tammy Jane was originally operated on the North-end of Hilton Head Island out of the restaurant Hudson’s Sea Food. Vagabond Cruise purchased the Tammy Jane, re-outfitted the rigging system and brought it to Harbour Town during the summer season of 2016.

VESSEL INFORMATION

The Tammy Jane measures 45 feet in length and offers a canopy for shade. The vessels is outfitted with two out-riggers, powered by an electric winch system.

ACCOMMODATIONS

During a shrimping excursion aboard the Tammy Jane we will accommodate up to 28 passengers comfortably. The Tammy Jane is licensed and Coast Guard approved to carry 30 passengers.

AMENITIES

The Tammy Jane offers a canopy for shade on those sunny Hilton Head days. The vessel also has a head aboard “bathroom”. We also have adult beverages “beer/wine”, along with non-alcoholic options available for purchase.

INTRODUCTION TO CRUISE

The Tammy Jane is an educational experience that will give you a hands-on look at our local sea critters. You will learn about the local shrimping industry, and how a working shrimp boat operates. You will take part in sorting out the day’s catch, and the preparation it takes to bring the shrimp to your tables at home.

OFFERINGS

The Tammy Jane offers; morning, afternoon, and sunset Shrimping Excursions throughout the state mandated shrimping season. This is typically from June through December, with the off season being Spring. All trips are (2-hours) long.

PRIVATE

The Tammy Jane is a great option for a smaller group private charter. It’s another great option for companies and team building. The possibilities are endless. Please contact our Private Charter Sales & Events Manager to plan the perfect customized cruise at (843) 785-2662.

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