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Be a Guest in Our ‘Floating Inns’

Fleet Suites @ the Boatyard for Your Summer Getaway

Summer is unfolding out in front of us with endless possibilities for great getaways and exciting experiences. Make one of them a vacation on a beautiful guest yacht at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard. Our Fleet Suites @ the Boatyard offer a fabulous summer destination stay on the water.

Choose from our three gorgeous, well-appointed guest yachts for a memorable getaway in the heart of charming downtown Gig Harbor. Whether your chosen “floating inn” is Suite Dreams, Eagle or Off the Court, your harbor vacation will be a 5-star experience.

Our Fleet Suites, which stay moored here in our marina, are a short walk from all the fantastic eateries, boutiques, galleries and watering holes along the Gig Harbor waterfront. Plus, amazing food is available just up the marina ramp at Trolley @ the Boatyard, offering gourmet fare for all tastes. There’s even a Doggy Menu for your furry friends.

Mention this blog and get a 10 percent discount on your Fleet Suite stay

Food at the boatyard

Walk up from your guest yacht in the the marina for outstanding food from The Trolley @ the Boatyard.

The Trolley, managed by Chef Sunshine Catering, serves up a variety of mouth-watering delights from Grass-Fed Beef Burgers topped with bacon, cheddar and balsamic onions, to tender Panko-Crusted Cod Fish & Chips and Blackened Salmon Caesar Salad. You can eat at picnic tables clustered around The Trolley, or take your meals to-go on other adventures around the harbor.

To make getting around town care-free, you can hop on one of the convenient PT Trolley buses providing easy transportation throughout the business districts of Gig Harbor. Visit the shops, restaurants and Galaxy movie theater in the Uptown shopping area; the Finhom district at the end of the harbor, or the Harbor Hill retail area with ease on the PT Trolley.

‘Come Home’ to Your Guest Yacht

Once you’re finished exploring town, you can look forward to “coming home” to your luxurious guest yacht at the boatyard. Relax with your feet up as you enjoy incredible views of Mount Rainier and boats and kayaks gliding up and down the harbor.

Luxurious Lodging on the Water with Fleet Suites @ the Boatyard

Suite Dreams

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Suite Dreams — This spacious 42′ Ponderosa comfortably sleeps four guests. It offers two large staterooms located at opposite ends of the yacht, each with its own head (bathroom). The main salon features a flat-screen smart TV, movie collection and comfortable seating.

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The comfortable salon on Suite Dreams steps down to two staterooms and up to the sun deck.

Entertainment space extends from the salon up to the Sun Deck and Fly Bridge making space for up to 12 day-time guests.

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Enjoy watching the comings and goings in the harbor from the comfort of the sun deck on Suite Dreams.

The back Sun Deck is fully equipped with a wet bar, refrigerator, ice chest and ice maker; plus, plenty of comfortable seating for relaxing and gazing out at the harbor.


guest yacht Eagle

Eagle — You can “fly like an eagle” aboard this luxurious Vic Franck 53′ yacht, custom-built for musician Steve Miller in 1979. Feel the nostalgia in master designer Franck’s legendary craftsmanship of the single-level floor plan, the wide-open salon and galley, plus a comfortable daybed in the helm area.

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Comfort, space and style is just what the captain ordered in the main salon on Eagle, formerly owned by musician Steve Miller.

Eagle comfortably sleeps 4 adults in the two staterooms, with room to sleep 2 more on the daybed, for a maximum of 6 people. The master stateroom is located midship with a queen-size bed and bathroom. The V-berth at the front of the boat features two full-size, angled beds and a second head.

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You can relax in comfort from Eagle’s queen-size daybed as you enjoy amazing harbor views.

The fully stocked galley features all new appliances, ice maker and beautiful quartz counter tops. The galley is open to the spacious salon and bar area, with surrounding views of the harbor and Mount Rainer. The living area features an entertainment system with a smart TV, PS4, high-speed Internet and custom surround-sound designed by Steve Miller himself.

Off the Court

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Off the Court — As soon as you come through the sliding door from the sun deck, you have stepped aboard luxury on this stunning 45′ Carver yacht. The comfortable main salon living area invites relaxation and rejuvenation.

Two queen-bed staterooms and a pull-out sofa in the main salon living area offer comfortable sleeping for 5-6 guests. The master state room has a walk-around queen bed and an en-suite head. The guest state room also has a queen bed and a shared head.

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Off the Court’s main salon is all about comfort, style and fantastic harbor views.

Off the Court is situated perfectly in the marina for great viewing of boats coming and going in the harbor. Sit back and enjoy relaxing harbor scenes set against a backdrop of majestic Mount Rainier in the distance. The generous space aboard this stunning yacht allows you to bring your whole family for this unique and luxurious lodging experience.

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Off the Court features two queen-bed staterooms and a pull-out sofa bed in the main salon.

Off the Court offers Internet, TV, stereo, heater, linens, towels and hair dryer. The galley has every convenience of your home kitchen with a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, toaster and pantry items.

Children are welcome, parking is available, and of course, no smoking is allowed aboard our Fleet Suites.

Don’t Forget: Mention this Blog and Get a 10% Discount on Your Entire Stay!

Contact Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard’s hospitality team and plan your stay on Fleet Suites @ the Boatyard

  • Hospitality Manager Danielle Taylor: (253) 358-6546;
  • Assistant Manager Taylor Crosby: (253) 432-6788;

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1 Comment

  1. Dante Valentino on June 15, 2019 at 6:54 pm

    Looking forward to visiting Gig Harbor again and our stay on the Eagle next month. Been counting down the days since booking !

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