Other Captain Jack Services
The Regulator can be chartered for numerous activities besides SCUBA Diving. Below are examples of our specialties. If you are looking for a boat charter and don't see a services listed you desire, do not hesitate to Contact Us and we will find a way to accommodate you and your party.
Captain Jack's runs Wedding Party charters to Singer Castle on Dark Island in the middle of the St. Lawrence River. We routinely transport Brides, Bridal Parties, Guests & Ministers as well as flowers, food, beverages and supporting staff to and from Weddings on the island.
The Regulator has the ability to become weather-proof with vinyl zip-up sides to ensure no one gets wet during the journey.
If you are planning a wedding or other special event at Singer Castle or anywhere else on The River, please Contact Us and we will ensure all your transportation needs are met. We work closely with Terri Norris of Happily Ever After Florist & Bridal who we recommend and can assist you in all aspects of your Wedding or special event.
Captain Jack will take your group to a beach of your choosing (we can help with suggestions) and anchor The Regulator in about 4ft of water. This will allow you to enjoy the sun while you swim & snorkel to your heart's content. You will need to bring your own food & beverages. Charter rates are $100/hr. Reservations must be made between 2 days and 9 months in advance.
One recommendation is Cedar Island State Park which is not only close to our dock at Blind Bay Marina, but accessible exclusively by watercraft. Due to the nearness of this destination, special pricing is available. Contact us for details.
Fourth of July Events
Every Fourth of July, The Regulator is available for charter for an incredible evening on The River. Boarding commences at 5:30 pm. Guests may bring their own food & drink as well as any music they would like to hear on the house sound system. During your evening cruise, you will see some spectacular scenery on the St. Lawrence River.
The highlight of the evening is observing the annual Fireworks Celebration held in front of Boldt Castle. Following the fireworks, we will return to Blind Bay Marina, arriving around Midnight.
The cost for this adventure is $360.00. If reservations are made early, we can include a stop in Alexandria Bay to a local Restaurant on the river to make your evening complete. The total cost of the evenings events including the stop for dinner is $525.00.
Singer Castle Tours
Singer Castle on Dark Island is one of the most visited places in the Thousand Islands Region. Built for Singer Sewing Machine owner Frederick Gilbert Bourne in 1905, it was the last "castle" built in the St. Lawrence River region. 45-Minute tours of the Castle are offered at the top of the hour between 10 AM and 4 PM. Captain Jack's Charters offers shuttle service to and from the Castle from Blind Bay Marina every Saturday and Sunday by reservations between 10:30 AM and 3:30 PM. Cost is $15/person Round Trip (admission to the castle is not included). We will wait for you at the dock while you take your tour. There is a 4-person minimum for all sailings to Singer Castle.
Have you rented a residence at a St. Lawrence River home? Do you want to take the family out for a picnic lunch on one of the many public parks located mid-river? The Regulator and Captain Jack's Charters can help. We offer Shuttle Services at the rate of $100/hr for the boat to all destinations found in US Waterways.
We can take you to and from your week-long rental, while transporting your luggage. We can bring your food & beverages to your picnic location. We can take you and your family up and down the river simply sightseeing. If there is something you would like to do on the river, do not hesitate to Contact Us and we'll work out specific pricing for your activity.
Acknowledgements: Wedding photo used with permission of Happily Ever After Florist