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PRIVATE CHARTERS

Allow the Captain JP III to steal you away on a scenic adventure down the Hudson River while you relax and enjoy that all so special occasion. The Captain JP III is a dinner boat with three decks and a capacity of 600 passengers. Its two climate controlled enclosed decks can seat 350 people for dinner, while still allowing plenty of room on the open air decks for strolling or dancing the night away under the stars. Full service bars and spacious dance floors are located throughout this extraordinary vessel, but if sightseeing is your pleasure, the Captain JP III affords panoramic views from anywhere on board.

Our special occasion coordinator will assist you with each and every detail, from the delicious food prepared in our on board galley, to the decorations to give you the ambiance you desire. Whether you’re planning a corporate function, formal, fund-raiser, or just that once in a lifetime party, the Captain J.P. III, and its experienced staff will assist you in all aspects of planning and allow you the luxury of actually enjoying your own function.

PRICING

To determine the cost of your private charter, please reference the minimum guarantees below as well as the Packages 1 – 3. For a private charter, you must select either the Sit Down Dinner, the Buffet, or the Heavy Hors D’oeuvres package – any beverage package or a la carte hors d’oeuvres would be in addition to this package. These packages include your meal choice, a DJ, a three-hour cruise plus an additional 30 minutes for boarding, gratuity, and your choice of linen napkin color (not included in the heavy hors d’oeuvres package).

  • **Additional hours are available for your private charter at a cost of $800.00 per hour.**

  • A 20% deposit is required within 14 days from booking in order to reserve the date. An additional 8% will be added to all charter prices for NYS sales tax.

  • Please note that we do accept deposit or balance payments on Visa or Mastercard, but there will be a 3% surcharge added for processing.

MINIMUM GUARANTEES

Maximum Seating Capacity
•    1st deck (lower inside deck) =225 people
•    2nd deck (main level) =150 people
•    The maximum capacity is 600 people for Cocktail Hour and Hors D’oeuvres Cruises.

 

Special Accommodations 
We can accommodate smaller parties, however you would still be responsible for the minimum guarantees listed. Please call us at 518-270-1901 for special accommodations. 

 

Outside Areas
Please note that the outside areas of the Captain JP III are available for all of our patrons on the boat that evening.

 

Parking
The Captain JP III departs from Downtown Troy, at the intersection of State & Front Streets, where free parking is provided on all weekends, and any time after 5:00 PM during the weekdays in the State Street Parking Garage located at 177 Front Street, Troy NY 12180

 

The Captain JP requires that you meet a minimum guarantee to privately charter the boat, or to privately charter one deck. These guarantees vary, depending on the day of the week and time.
 

Monday - Friday Afternoons 
•    125 people = Entire boat
 

Sunday - Thursday Evenings
•    150 people = Entire boat
 

Saturday & Sunday Afternoons
•    150 people = Entire boat
 

Friday Evenings 
•    225 people = Entire boat
•    200 people = First deck
•    125 people = Second deck


Saturday Evenings
•    225 people = Entire boat
•    200 people = First deck
•    125 people = Second deck

 

BEVERAGE SERVICE

  • $15.00 per person 1st hour

  • $10.00 per person for each hour there after

Open Beer, Wine, Soda, Well Brand Liquors

STANDARD PACKAGE

PREMIUM PACKAGE

  • $18.00 per person 1st hour

  • $10.00 per person for each hour there after

Open Beer, Wine, Soda, Well Brand Liquors and Call Brand Liquors 

TOP SHELF PACKAGE

Open Beer, Wine, Soda, Well Brand Liquors

TOP SHELF PACKAGE

Open Beer, Wine, Soda, Well Brand Liquors and Call Brand Liquors 

  • $20.00 per person 1st hour

  • $12.50 per person for each hour there after

CONSUMPTION BAR PACKAGE

A tab is run at the bar. Each drink will be added to the tab as it is served to your guests. A deposit is required. A final bill will be prepared and must be paid at the conclusion of the cruise.

CASH BAR 

  • CHAMPAGNE TOAST $5.50 per person 

  • WINE TOAST $5.50 per person

PRIVATE CHARTER PACKAGE 1

SIT DOWN DINNER

$60.00 per person


You can choose up to 3 entrees from the following:
•    Prime Rib (Captain’s Cut)
•    Marinated Chicken Breasts
•    Whole Chicken Breast Seasoned & Baked
•    Stuffed Chicken Breast
•    Baked Salmon
•    Baked White Fish
•    Vegetable Lasagna

Included with each meal:

  • Tossed Salad

  • Vegetable Medley (Cauliflower, Broccoli, & Carrots)

  • Your choice of Potato or Rice Pilaf

  • Potato Options: Regular Baked, Twice Baked, Mashed with gravy, Red Roasted, Small Whole White, or Scalloped.

  • Fresh Baked Rolls with butter

  • Coffee & Tea

  • Upstate NY’s Best Dessert Bar

PRIVATE CHARTER PACKAGE 2

BUFFET STYLE DINNER

$55.00 per person

You can choose up to 3 entrees from the following:
•    Hand Carved Turkey
•    Hand Carved Top Round
•    Hand Carved Baked Ham
•    Stuffed Chicken Breast
•    Vegetable Lasagna
•    Marinated Chicken Breasts (no bone)
•    Eggplant Parmesan
•    Baked Salmon
•    Baked White Fish
•    Baked Chicken (with bone)
•    Prime Rib (additional $7.00 per person)

Included with each meal:
•    Tossed Salad
•    Vegetable Medley (Cauliflower, Broccoli, & Carrots)
•    Your choice of Potato or Rice Pilaf
•    Potato Options: Regular Baked, Twice Baked, Mashed with gravy, Red Roasted, Small Whole White, or Scalloped.
•    Fresh Baked Rolls with butter
•    Coffee & Tea
•    Upstate NY’s Best Dessert Bar

PRIVATE CHARTER PACKAGE 3

HEAVY HORS D’OEUVRES

$50.00 per person
  • Hand Carved Turkey

  • Hand Carved Top Round

  • Marinated Chicken Wings

  • Freshly Baked Rolls & Butter

  • BBQ Meatballs

  • Fresh Vegetables with dip

  • Pepperoni & Cheese Platters (Turkey Pepperoni Available)

  • Coffee & Tea

PRIVATE CHARTER PACKAGE 4

A LA CARTE HOR D'OEUVRES

Cocktail Hour Options

Puffed Pastries 
$7.50 per person
Assorted puffed pastries: franks in a blanket, mini eggrolls, mini quiches

 

Cheese Platter
$5.00 per person
Assorted crackers, assorted cubed cheeses and sliced pepperoni

 

Ships Special
$12.00 per person

Fresh vegetable platter w/dip, barbecued meatballs, hot chicken wings


Iced Jumbo Shrimp 
Priced according to season


Stuffed Mushrooms
$6.00 per person
Large hollowed out mushroom caps stuffed with a pork based, freshly made stuffing

 

Bacon Wrapped Scallops
$10.00 per person
Large tender sea scallops wrapped in lean bacon strips, and baked to a golden brown

 

Mini Pizzas
$5.50 per person
French bread topped with delicious tomato sauce, a blend of cheeses, baked and sliced into petite finger size pieces


Seasonal Fruit Trays
$5.50 per person
Freshly sliced melons, strawberries, grapes, pineapple 

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