This Coast Guard-certified, fully restored, national historic
landmark is available, for a limited time, for exclusive
charters in the Washington, D.C. area. Information is available
at this web site. In order to ascertain availability, call 202.776.7185, or fax
202.466.3226 or e-mail us.
(Charters are coordinated with any Presidential usage).
The Sequoia is docked at the Gangplank Marina, at 6th & Maine Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C., approximately one mile south of the Capitol building. It is located at the end of the commercial dock, next to the Odyssey cruise boat dock, and one block from both Phillips restaurant and Arena Stage Theater.
Contact us for an event of up to four hours. Additional
time entails an extra charge. (Crew gratuities are left to your
Luxurious main salon/dining room (where 10 Presidents dined, and where FDR and Churchill planned D-day), comfortable aft salon (where Presidents relaxed after dining), rear deck (where FDR and Hoover fished, and where Nixon decided to resign), spacious top deck (where most guests congregate during pleasant weather, and where Nixon and Brezhnev negotiated the first arms control treaty), and four renovated staterooms (including the luxurious Presidential suite) which sleep a total of six.
Food & Drinks
For food, the Sequoia works with all reputable catering companies and restaurants, and the Sequoia staff is pleased to make recommendations. The yacht has a full kitchen below deck, plus a portal kitchen. The Sequoia also provides, for an additional fee, a bar with premium liquors. For questions, call Gary Silversmith at 202.776.7185.
Sample of Rental Options
- Dockside greeting for 30-60 minutes. Cruise for a
2-hour brunch on the Potomac River. (Trip chosen by Mikhail
- Dockside cocktails for 30-60 minutes. Cruise for 1-3
hours on the Potomac River. (Trip chosen by Board of
Directors of Museum of American History).
- Cruise to Mt. Vernon, and arrive at sundown. Take a
1½ hour private candlelight tour of George Washington’s
house ($30/p), and cruise back. (Trip chosen by Boy
Scouts of America Board.) NOTE: This option may
be subject to additional charges, because it may require use
of the yacht beyond four hours
- Cruise 30 minutes to Old Town Alexandria, and guests
leave. New guests board for remaining cruise.
(Trip chosen by Mayor of Washington, D.C. and Secretary of
- Dockside for entire event, thereby allowing guests to
arrive or depart at will. (Trip chosen by President
- Cruise for 2 hours on the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers,
with a formal sit-down dinner. (Trip taken by Vice
President Cheney and Alan Greenspan)
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