Special Occasion Cruises
Memorial Cruises in the San Juan Islands
Mark the passing of a loved one with a memorial at sea. In life, they had a love affair with the sea. Let the departed become one with the sea by scattering their ashes to the wind and waves. Share your fondest memories of the departed with their closest family and friends on the healing waters.
Reunion Cruises in the San Juan Islands
The kids will love sharing the pullman berths in their own private cabin. Get together with your old college or high school buddies and compare your hair-lines and waist-lines!
Holiday Cruises in the San Juan Islands
Escape the holiday crowds in style aboard Diminuendo! You’ll be amazed how peaceful and tranquil the islands are when the highways, parks, and campgrounds are overrun with holiday revelers.
Vernal Equinox Cruise
Welcome the arrival of Spring aboard Diminuendo. Springtime can offer some of the best sailing of the year. Evenings and mornings can still be a bit cool, so bring a wool sweater and a warm coat. You’ll be glad that Diminuendo is equipped with a great furnace and warm comforters.
The Vernal Equinox is March 20th.
Earth Day Cruise
Mother Earth gives us the land, wind, and the water. What better way to appreciate her wonders than under sail?
Earth Day is observed on April 22nd.
Opening Day of Boating Season
Don’t have your own boat to join the festivities of the Opening Day of Boating Season? Now you do! Let Diminuendo be your own personal yacht.
Opening Day of Boating Season is the 1st weekend in May.
Mother’s Day Cruise
Show Mom how much you love her by treating her to a dream holiday cruise.
Mom brought you into this world. She nurtured you and cared for you. She wiped away your tears and hugged you like only a mother can. Allow the crew of Diminuendo to pamper her for a few days to show your appreciation for all she does. She’ll love the quiet of gliding along under sail and sleeping in a quiet cove.
Mother’s Day is celebrated the 2nd Sunday in May.
Memorial Day Cruise
Memorial Day is a time to show our appreciation for those who paid the ultimate price while serving our country. The islands provide the perfect setting for quiet reflection.
Memorial Day is celebrated the last Monday in May.
Father’s Day Cruise
What can we say about Dad? He is your rock. He has steered you down the right path when you may have strayed. He always stood at the helm in your life, now let him take the helm of a yacht for a few days.
Father’s Day is celebrated the 3rd Sunday in June.
Summer Solstice Cruise
Summer is here! The Kids are out of school. Why not treat them (and yourself) to a Summer vacation you’ll never forget.
The Summer Solstice is on June 20th or 21st.
Independence Day Cruise
Celebrate Independence Day at anchor in Friday Harbor, where you will have the best view possible for the wonderful fireworks display. You’ll be amazed how un-crowded and peaceful the islands are.
Independence Day is celebrated on July 4th.
Labor Day Cruise
Labor Day commemorates the working people, people like you who toil to make a better life for yourself and provide for your family. Summer may be winding down as fall approaches, but people who live here know that September is usually the most beautiful time of year in the Pacific Northwest.
Teachers may want to catch their breath before the school year begins. Ask about our special prices for educators and school employees!
Labor Day is celebrated on the 1st Monday in September.
Autumnal Equinox Cruise
It’s been a great summer, but alas, fall has arrived. It’s time to enjoy one last adventure before the cold, dark days of winter are upon us. Say farewell to Summer and greet the Fall aboard Diminuendo.
The Autumnal Equinox is September 22nd or 23rd.
Give us a call or drop us an email to check availability. Refer to our rates page for prices and our latest specials.
More experienced guests may prefer a bare-boat charter. We are happy to offer Diminuendo for your use. Please call for rates.