UMass Boston

Our Rates


We provide a 10% discount for UMass Boston internal groups on the M/V Columbia Point only.

Requirement: 10% deposit due 10 days before the service date.  


M/V Columbia Point:

$1,200 for first two hours

$400 for each additional hour

Landing Craft: $120/hour



Chartering Specialty

Science at Sea:                                               

$TBD for 3-hour hands-on Marine Science Cruise

Island Adventure:

$TBD for a 3-hour trip exploring one of the Boston Harbor Islands

USS Constitution:

$TBD for a 2-hour inner harbor tour to/from the USS Constitution




$3.00 / foot


$2.00/ foot at Fox Point Dock

Fox Point Pavilion:

$80.00non-refundable environment fee

* Maximum 3 hour


Waterfront Recreation Program 

Kayaking, sailing, and sailing lesson are free to UMass Boston students with valid ID!

Staff, Alumni, Community members, and visitors are required to purchase a membership card. 


Cancellation / Standby Policy

The Division of Marine Operations reserves the right to cancel your event or change your venue due to inclement weather or u foreseen circumstances. Note that an attempt for ample notification will not be guaranteed. 

Cancellation must be made no later than 120 hours (5 days) in advance or reservation be to get a full refund of the 100% deposit. Cancellation made in less than 5 days will result in a loss of 10% of the deposit.