Chartering at Flyer's in Provincetown

      Intermediate sailors can experience live-aboard cruising and improve their sailing skills while enjoying quiet anchorages, beautiful sunsets and an overnight stay on a sailboat with the best view Provincetown has to offer by chartering a boat from Flyer's Boatyard.

      You can also combine all this with lessons from Flyer's blue water sailing instructors.

      Cape Cod Bay provides a large protected area for day sails along with easy access to offshore sailing. Five lighthouses and the Pilgrim Monument provide excellent markers for dead reckoning. You will find unparalleled wildlife and are sure to see water birds, whales and dolphins. They are here for the same reason the rest of us are, great fishing, diving and secluded beaches (for the bird who wants to sunbathe).

      When the sun starts to go down you can anchor in a protected cove, watch the sun set over the dunes of the National Seashore and enjoy a quiet evening aboard - This may be the best part of staying onboard for the night. Be sure to bring your favorite company!

The Something Star       Or, you can hook up to your mooring and call for the launch to enjoy a different kind of wildlife. After a day of fresh air and healthy sunshine you just may want to slip into something a little more risqué. But beware, Cinderella, be sure to return home before the tide leaves the dock dry or you could be sitting on your pumpkin for a couple of hours! Be sure to check with the rental desk for tide times. This really isn't a problem as long as you are aware of it!

      Flyer's has several sailboats for weekend or weeklong charters from 22' to 28'. All are capable cruisers equipped with VHF radio, compass, charts and sailing gear. Ice boxes, drinking water tanks, outside grills, table and galley gear allow you to have full meals aboard. Provisioning in Provincetown is a unique experience!

      These cruising sailboats have marine toilets with holding tanks to keep our harbor clean. Various bunk arrangements provide comfortable sleeping arrangements for a couple or for small parties. Flyer's Boatyard runs its own launch service, showers and laundry. Marine and fishing supplies are available in the boatyard. Markets, package stores, tackle shops and all the other diversions Provincetown has to offer are all within walking distance. Slips are available in the center of town if you prefer to stay at a dock. Just let us know far enough ahead of time and we will reserve one for you.

      You don't have to be ASA certified to charter from us, just demonstrate your proficiency with the craft. If you're not comfortable taking out bigger boats by yourself let us give you some lessons. We schedule them in two-hour, half-day and full-day time slots. We can cover any skills you want to improve and will tailor the course to what you want and need. Our sailing instructors have long distance cruising experience and regularly teach both couples and one-on-one.

Rex McKinsey


From shawn castonguay on Monday, August 14, 2006 at 18:05:17

hello, i am wondering if you have an available slip or mooring just for this weekend saturday and sunday 19th and 20th for a 34 cruiser? please reply asap thanx


From ana on Tuesday, August 3, 2004 at 18:04:34

hi, i would like to find out more information about renting a boat with a cabin for couple hours. what are the prices? and any other information i should know of? thanks


From lawrence kron on Saturday, July 19, 2003 at 16:13:14

looking for a day sailer for aug 26or 27


From Editor on Wednesday, March 27, 2002 at 13:06:51


I suggest that you arrange for your mooring with Flyers in Provincetown. Their website is

Am sure they can fix you up with what you need.


From Heather Keys on Tuesday, March 26, 2002 at 14:00:05

Interested in renting out a mooring
July 15-31 in ProvidenceTown, Mass. I am hoping that this can be done with you. If not, could you let me know where I can go to locate a place that rents out moorings. THANKS


From ellen bondar on Saturday, August 18, 2001 at 18:54:06

I'd like to rent a power boat for one or two days on September, 1st-2nd. Prefferebly, a larger boat with a cabin. Do you have any of these available? Please, e-mail back to me.


From Shira on Thursday, June 28, 2001 at 11:28:34

I was interested in renting a boat for the 4th of July. Do you have anything or know where I could get something? Prices? Any info would help.


From editor on Sunday, August 20, 2000 at 14:39:04

For information on Flyers' boats, prices and availabilities go to their website (which we host!) at or CLICK HERE.


From Ray Roberge on Sunday, August 20, 2000 at 13:14:21

I am an experienced sailer and would like to rent a boat for one day Sept 4 or 5. What's available / prices?


From Douglas Beaudoin on Sunday, May 16, 1999 at 20:27:40

I would like to receive information about when boats are available and prices. I am interested in renting a boat as soon as Memorial Day. I am an avid sailer but just relocated to Boston.


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