Size / Year Built / Builder
126.0 Ft / 1901 / Custom Built
As the last surviving American-built steam yacht in the country and as one of only three Edwardian steam yachts in existence, CANGARDA is a rarity. Originally built in 1901 at Pusey and Jones shipyard in Wilmington, Delaware, CANGARDA was a toy for the super-rich. CANGARDA was named after her original owners, Charles Canfield and his wife Belle Gardner; she was later sold to a wealthy member of Canadian Parliament. Before serving the Royal Canadian Navy as a training vessel during World War II, CANGARDA hosted prime ministers of England and Canada, as well as the Prince of Wales, who went on to become King Edward VIII. After the war, in the 1980’s, she was fully dismantled by a new owner during a restoration effort. The new owner sent the seven steam engines to England for restoration as well restoring her elaborate wooden components. The owner became ill and the project was abandoned until her current owner restarted the restoration in 2004 and completed the project in 2008 at Front Street Shipyard located in Belfast, Maine. CANGARDA is restored to her former glory and offers luxurious cruising accommodations for up to 9 guests in 4 cabins. Cruise the coast of New England in style, aboard a yacht steeped in history!
Master cabin features a queen size berth.
VIP cabin features queen size berth with single.
Two additional cabins feature double size berth.
Our team endeavors to provide up to date and accurate information regarding each yacht in our listing, however some yachts reserve the right to make last minute changes to their availability and rates. With this in mind, please note that premium rates may be attached to certain destinations and dates, such as Christmas and New Years in the Caribbean or July and August in the Mediterranean. Kindly contact us for a proposal that details the yacht’s final rate and availability.
Inclusions and exclusion are not standardized across the different yachts, with each offering slightly different terms. Please contact us for a proposal that details the yacht’s availability, individual pricing based on the number of guests in your party and particular dates, as well as the list of the inclusions and exclusions for that particular yacht.
This yacht offers an “All Inclusive” Rate:
Typically this includes all your breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks. Standard Ship's Bar which includes your alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages. Fuel for the yacht and its tender, and the necessary water for the onboard facilities. Use of the Yacht’s onboard equipment and the Captain, Chef and Crew’s services.
Excluded are airport transfers costs, onshore excursions and tours, as well as any food or beverages purchased ashore. Although optional, crew gratuity is customary at 15% - 20% of the charter rate for the Caribbean and 10% - 15% for the Mediterranean.
Inclusions and exclusion are not standardized across the different yachts, with each offering slightly different terms. Please contact us for a proposal that details the yacht’s availability and individual pricing based on the number of guests in your party, as well as the list of the inclusions and exclusions for that particular yacht.
This Yacht offers a “Plus Expenses” Rate:
Included are the Yacht and its onboard equipment as well as the Captain, Chef and Crew’s services.
Excluded are food and beverages, fuel for the yacht and its tender, any dockage, airport transfers costs, onshore excursions and tours, as well as any cruising permits, licenses and other charter related expenses. Crew gratuity, although optional is customary at 15% - 20% of the charter rate for the Caribbean and 10% - 15% for the Mediterranean.
Advanced Provisioning Allowance:
For "Plus Expenses" charters, yachts request an Advance Provisioning Allowance (APA), which is generally estimated at 20% - 25% of the base charter fee for sailing yachts (catamarans and monohulls) and at 30%-35% for motor yachts. The APA essentially creates a bank account for the Captain to purchase provisions, fuel, dockage, food, beverages, bar, and other consumables on the charterer's behalf. The Captain will keep all receipts and manage a running balance of the account, so that expenditures can be checked at any time. Any amount not used will be refunded at the end of the charter. If during the charter the costs have exceeded the collected APA, then additional funds will be required for the outstanding bills. All purchases are transparent and nothing is marked up. The APA is used purely for the charterer's provisions and charter-related expenses.