Charters

American Lady’s private charters are a great way to commemorate special occasions.  Rehearsal dinners, family reunions, anniversaries, birthdays, brunches, class reunions and graduation parties are frequently held aboard our boat.

You can trust our professional Event Planners to pay close attention to your group’s needs and ensure that all of the details are taken care of to the highest standard of excellence.

We are happy to provide you with charter packages that will impress your guests, and let you sit back and enjoy the event, while our staff and crew attend to your every need.

THE QUARTERMASTER CRUISE

The American Lady can accommodate your group of up to 135 guests on a two hour private charter. Your luxurious cruise will include your choice of three of the following selections:

  • Ham,Turkey & Beef Cocktail Sandwiches with Herbed Mayonnaise
  • Hot Buffalo, Barbecued or Plain Chicken Wings
  • Swedish or Barbecue Meatballs
  • Bruschetta Bowl with Garlic Toasted Crustinis
  • Roasted Corn & Black Bean Salsa wiith Tortilla Chips
  • Hot Spinach Dip with Chips
  • Mini Reubens
  • Homemade French Onion Dip with Homemade Potato Chips
  • Crab Salad and Crackers
  • Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Rates*

 Guests

 Sunday- Thursday

 Friday, Saturday & Holidays

 Up to 49 Guests

 $1595.00

 $1895.00

 50 – 74 Guests

 $1795.00

 $2095.00

 75 – 99 Guests

 $1995.00

 $2295.00

 100 – 124 Guests

 $2195.00

 $2495.00

 125 – 135 Guests

 $2395.00

 $2695.00

*Prices excluding sales tax

THE CAPTAIN’S CRUISE

Also a two hour cruise, you may choose to enhance your experience by offering your guests a bountiful buffet. You select six of the following sumptuous choices:

  • Shrimp & Crab Pinwheels with Cocktail Sauce
  • Crudites with Sundried Tomato Ranch Dressing
  • Seasonal Fruit Display with Honey Yogurt Dip
  • Cheese & Sausage Tray garnished with Grapes
  • Martini Shrimp Salsa
  • Crab Cakes with Roasted Red Pepper Aioli
  • Beer-Cheese & Artichoke Dip with Tortilla Chips
  • Turkey & Dressing Sandwiches
  • Ham, Turkey & Beef Cocktail Sandwiches with Herbed Mayonnaise
  • Hot Buffalo, Barbecue or Plain Chicken Wings
  • Swedish or Barbecue Meatballs
  • Bruschetta Bowl with Garlic Toasted Crustinis
  • Roasted Corn & Black Bean Salsa with Tortilla Chips
  • Hot Spinach Dip with Chips
  • Mini Reubens
  • Homemade French Onion Dip with Homemade Potato Chips
  • Crab Salad and Crackers
  • Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Rates*

 Guests

 Sunday – Thursday

 Friday, Saturday & Holidays

 Up to 49 Guests

 $1995.00

 $2295.00

 50 – 74 Guests

 $2395.00

 $2695.00

 75 – 99 Guests

 $2795.00

 $3095.00

 100 – 124 Guests

 $3195.00

 $3495.00

 125 – 135 Guests

 $3595.00

 $3895.00

*Prices excluding sales tax

THE COMMODORE’S CRUISE

You may also choose to treat your guests to a delectable dinner buffet during your private charter cruise. After boarding the American Lady and enjoying your hors d’oeuvres, enjoy a satisfying dinner while taking in panoramic views of our little piece of the Mississippi River.

 

Choose two entrees from the following:

  • Charbroiled Beef Tenderloin Medallions served with Carmelized Onions and a Cabernet Reduction Sauce
  • Slow Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Louisiana Cane Syrup Sauce
  • Ham Steak with a Pineapple Glaze
  • Grilled, Marinated Breast of Chicken with Chasseur Sauce
  • Smothered Chicken
  • Caesar Ponga

The buffet is served with one choice of each side dish:

  • Parsley Buttered Smashed Red Potatoes or Bacon Cheddar Mashed Potatoes or Rice Pilaf
  • Glazed Baby Carrots or Green Bean Amandine
  • Brownies or Assorted Cookies

The buffet also includes:

  • Fresh Green Salad with 2 Choices of Dressing
  • Dinner Rolls and Butter
  • Freshly Brewed Coffee, Soda, Lemonade, and Iced Tea

The Commodore’s Cruise is an upgrade to the Quartermaster Cruise and the Captain’s Cruise.  Add $17.95 per person in your group for this upgrade.  If you have someone in your group with special dietary needs, let us know in advance so that we may accommodate.

You may further customize your boating adventure by adding cruising time or dockside time to your day.  Each additional hour of cruising is $350.00, and each hour of dockside is $175.00.

Contact Brian Neis or Diane Averkamp at 563-557-9700 to plan your private charter.

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