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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.

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Rental Pricing

Contact us for an event of up to four hours.  Additional time entails an extra charge. (Crew gratuities are left to your discretion).


The original mahogany dining room table can accommodate up to 22 (as it did for JFK’s last birthday) for an elegant sit-down meal.  An extra table can be placed in the aft salon to accommodate another six diners (as it did for a Vice President Cheney dinner cruise).  The yacht accommodates 42 easily for a buffet (as it did for Soviet Premier Gorbachev's brunch cruise).


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.

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