540 Water Street
Oakland, CA 94607
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About Us



Ship Capacity


Maximum passenger load 120 people. For events with food and beverage service,

80-90 passengers is recommended


Docking

The Potomac sails from the foot of Clay Street in Jack London Square, Oakland. Pick up and drop off is available at other sites in San Francisco and Sausalito. There is a fee of $500 per hour of extra cruise time for remote docking.

Catering

The Potomac has a preferred list of fine caterers, all of whom have served successfully aboard the ship. These caterers are familiar with the unique requirements of the vessel.

Fees

The Potomac is competitively priced with other charter vessels of her size. A minimum three-hour charter cruise on board the USS Potomac starts at $5,000. Each additional hour starts at $1,000. Dockside events are available and start at $500 per hour with a 2-hour minimum. There is a $200 refundable cleaning fee required for all charters.

Entertainers

Limited space and power accommodations are available for live entertainment. We do have some leads on entertainers. We also have a full-ship Bogen Sound System with remote mike; CDs, Ipods, and tapes can be accommodated.

Docents

Two to four Potomac Docents will represent the museum and are delighted to take informal tours for your guests and assist in any way required.



Days and Times

The Potomac is NOT available for rent on Mondays and Tuesdays except by special arrangement.

Preferred Caterer

The Potomac has a preferred list of fine caterers, all have served successfully aboard the ship. These caterers are familiar with the unique requirements of the vessel.

They have also demonstrated the skills needed to provide superior service and excellent and creativemenus.

For additional information, please contact

Marti at the Potomac~ 510-627-1667.

 

 Kudos to you, your staff, the crew and especially to the affable Captain Skip, who made it all look so easy!  I would be happy to be called upon as a reference, should the need arise”

Wedding cruise thanks from the Bride.


 

“...the entire cruise truly exceeded my expectations in every way!  My guests are STILL talking about it and I will never forget such a memorable and moving day

A fiftieth wedding anniversary


We’ve been on the Potomac five times, each (time) has been unique, and all have been a joy…  Your guys are absolutely wonderful.  

A regular guest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


















 



















 

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