Creating Extraordinary Memories in a Remarkable Space

Charters and Private Events

VIRGINIA V awaits, offering an exquisite venue for weddings, holiday festivities, office gatherings, birthdays, anniversaries, and other intimate celebrations. Whether you choose to revel dockside at our homeport on Lake Union or embark on a scenic tour of Lake Washington or Puget Sound, this historic ship sets the stage for a perfect occasion. With its rich history and timeless all-wood construction, the vessel exudes instant charm, creating an intimate atmosphere for any celebration. Our excursions promise breathtaking views of Seattle's skyline and the picturesque surrounding neighborhoods, ensuring an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Check out our Instagram and Facebook Page for more photos.

Put some steam into your event plans!
Now's the perfect time to begin planning your fall or holiday season charter or dockside rental.

Ship Capacity 

  • A maximum of 140 passengers (including caterers and other vendors) can be accommodated for casual events in good weather.
  • 85 - 90 can be seated in the main (indoor) passenger salon.  This is the recommended maximum guest count for an on-board wedding or a seated event.

Charter Rates

Hourly Rates

For those interested in coming aboard to capture your engagement or graduation photos we offer an hourly venue rate. This only includes the use of the ship as a backdrop. No events!

The ship is a wonderful place for those looking for a scenic view for your photos. This rate does not include a photographer. For trusted photographers please view our charter packet above.

1 hour photo rental- $75

2 hour photo rental- $150

4 hour photo rental- $250

For those looking to get photos while underway, please note that this is only available during scheduled cruise times. To view public cruises click here.  Please contact for more info.

Request Information

Contact us with any questions, special requests, or to arrange a tour of the ship. Or send us a quick message using the contact form to the right and someone will be in touch with you.

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