About the Ms Bordeaux
Beautiful 40 foot Beneteau Gran Turismo Motor Yacht
Charter the Ms Bordeaux, a beautiful 40 foot Beneteau Gran Turismo 38 (GT38) with giant motorized retractable sunroof for maximum enjoyment in any weather. Our experienced captain accompanies all charters. The Ms Bordeaux is complete with spacious air conditioned cabin, multiple refrigerators and sinks, sunpads, plentiful seating, swim ladder, and retractable coupe sunroof. You can increase or decrease covered space depending on your preferences, the sun, and the weather.
Boat includes spacious cabin with head (bathroom), two staterooms (bedrooms), three berths (beds), TV with Roku smart functionality, full galley, Bluetooth speaker system, cockpit mini galley, and more.
Standard Half Day (4 hours) Rate: $999
Standard Full Day (8 hours) Rate: $1,499
*Holidays and special events may have different pricing.
*Due to current economic conditions fuel surcharges may be applied based upon itinerary.
About the Ms Bordeaux
Boat Features and Standard Charter Packages
- Departure from Rickenbacker Marina
- Up to six (6) guests
- Fuel for trip to any anchorage within 4 miles of departure. Our most popular destinations include Nixon Sandbar and Stadium Marine Park.
- Licensed Captain
- Cooler with ice and bottled water
- Two marine-size refrigerators on board
- Rescheduling policy for bad weather (see FAQ below)
- Various water toys
- Onboard private head (bathroom)
- Speaker system with FM, Bluetooth, and auxiliary connections
- Air conditioned cabin
- Emergency tow and assistance coverage from Boat US.
Captain Gus Bustamante
Captain Gus Bustamante has never been afraid of the water. Born and raised in Miami, he grew up with a knack for boating in Miami and the Keys. His adventurous nature allowed him to explore the waters on his own and also share the experience with friends and curious natives and tourists. Boating quickly became a passion and now a service for those looking to experience the sea.
Let us know if you have any special requests.
- Food preparation and service
- Extra flotation toys
- Extend the time and distance of your charter (see FAQ below)
- Second Boat Option (www.boatadventuremiami.com)
- No glass unless in fridge or cooler.
- No Cheetos or snacks with cheezy/orange powder – it stains!
- Cabin use for head access, AC cool down, microwave, and changing.
- Please remove shoes.
- Obey captain at all times
- Refundable $1,000 security deposit required for all charters.
Frequently asked questions
A standard half day (4 hour) rate is $999. A standard full day (8 hour) rate is $1,499. Holidays and major events (e.g. Mothers Day, Memorial Day, Fathers Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, etc.) may carry a surcharge for high demand.
Yes! Time can be added in hourly increments subject to availability and the discretion of the captain. The charge for each additional hour added to any charter is $200.
Yes! We allow you to reschedule your charter in the event of bad weather. The decision to reschedule must be made prior to beginning the charter. Reschedule dates are subject to avaialbility and other charter bookings.
We are very proactive about monitoring the weather and our captain will provide you with a forecast and opinion on the weather prior to departure.
In certain situations, there may be a mandatory rescheduling if weather conditions are deemed unsafe by the captain.
We include the fuel for our standard charters, which include a route to and from any destination within four (4) miles of the departure point. Our most popular destinations include Nixon Beach Sandbar, Rickenbacker Sandbar, Stadium Marine Park, No Name Harbor, and the Miami River, all of which are within the four mile radius of the departure point at Rickenbacker Marina.
If you want to go further or cruise for longer periods of time, we will add a fuel surcharge of $75 per hour.
Gratuity is not included in the charter. Our captains work very hard to make your time is enjoyable and safe. It is customary, but not mandatory, to provide gratuity to the captain at the conclusion of the charter.
We do not charge any additional fees with our standard charters. As discussed in the FAQ regarding fuel, there may be a fuel surcharge if you opt to go further or longer than what is included in a standard charter. If you have booked your charter through Boatsetter, you will notice that Boatsetter charges both tax and a booking fee on their portion of the charter fee. We do not have control over Boatsetter’s fees, but we invite you to book with us directly to save!
We can provide a paddle board, and basic floaty toys at no additional charge. We also provide a cooler with ice and water.
Our captain can also provide various additional flotation toys, food, drinks, and other items upon your request. Please let us know if you have any special requests, and we will do our best to put together a supplemental quote.
Our standard departure point is Rickenbacker Marina (3301 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149). There is limited public parking available, but we encourage you to take a ride-share if possible. If you would like to self-park, there is public parking immediately to the left when you turn in to Rickenbacker Marina, as well as accross the street at Rickenbacker Beach Park. You can also valet park at the Rusty Pelican restaurant, but there is a charge.
There is limited public parking available, but we encourage you to take a ride-share if possible. If you would like to self-park, there is public parking immediately to the left when you turn in to Rickenbacker Marina, as well as accross the street at Rickenbacker Beach Park. You can also valet park at the Rusty Pelican, but there is a charge to do so.
We will allow you to cancel your charter for any reason up to 48 hours prior to departure and will provide a 100% refund. After 48 hours prior to departure, we allow a reschedule in the event of an emergency or bad weather only. Any reschedule is subject to availability.
We charge a $1,000 security deposit for damages to the boat. This deposit is refunded immediately after completion of the charter, provided there are no damages caused by you or your party.