Nights of Lights

St Augustine Sailing Nights of Lights tours sailing charters 904-829-0648

Float away from the crowds and join us aboard our Sailing Charters during the Night Of Lights Celebration. Sit back and relax as we sail along St Augustine’s Bay Front where you will see the spectacular lighting display of the downtown historic district as well as the Bridge of Lions with some three million twinkling white lights.   The Nights of Lights is a winter celebration where each historic downtown business and many residents participate in this historic celebration by lighting up their buildings.  There is no better way to experience the brilliant light display of the City’s landscape and the Bridge of Lions than on one of our luxury sailing vessels.

Choice of three (3) adventures are available – Glitter, Sparkle & Twinkle.

GLITTER Luxury Sailing Package

Experience the most unique setting that our Ancient City has to offer aboard a private luxury sailing yacht.  As the sun begins to set and the city of St Augustine lights up the night – you and your guests will have a reserved front-row seat on the water and watch the dazzling lights come alive along the city promenade.  Your exclusive 3 – Hour Charter Experience will include an upscale 4 Course Dinner prepared by our Private Chef, signature festive beverages served in a commemorative mug, and a photo to highlight your special memory.  There is convenient and free parking at the marina.

Sailings available Friday – Tuesday evening at 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, November 14, 2020 through January 31, 2021.

Private Charter (up to 4 individuals): $1,599.00

*Maximum of 6 individuals per sailing, charges will be applied per each additional guest.

**Sommelier paired wines packages available .

Call today to reserve your spot – (904) 829-0648 or click here to make a reservation online.

Safety is our number one priority COVID guidelines are in place.

SPARKLE Luxury Sailing Package

Experience the most unique setting that our Ancient City has to offer aboard a private luxury sailing yacht.  As the sun begins to set and the city of St Augustine lights up the night – you and your guests will be sailing the water and watching the dazzling lights.  Your exclusive 2 – Hour Charter Experience will include an Upscale Perfect Pairing of Sweet & Savory Bites, signature festive beverages served in a commemorative mug, and a photo to highlight your special memory.  To further enhance your sailing experience warm cozy blankets are available for purchase. There is convenient and free parking at the marina.

Sailings available every evening at 4:15 PM – 6:15 PM or 6:45 PM – 8:45 PM, November 14, 2020 through January 31, 2021.

Private Charter (up to 4 individuals): $599.00

*Maximum of 6 individuals per sailing, charges will be applied per each additional guest.

** Wine packages are available.

Call today to reserve your spot – (904) 829-0648 or click here to make a reservation online.

Safety is our number one priority COVID guidelines are in place.

TWINKLE  Luxury Sailing Package

Experience the most unique setting that our Ancient City has to offer aboard a private luxury sailing yacht.  As the sun begins to set and the city of St Augustine lights up the night – you and your guests will be sailing the water and watching the dazzling lights.  Your exclusive 1 – Hour Charter Experience will include a Delectable Dessert Cruise, signature festive beverages served in a commemorative mug, and a photo to highlight your special memory.  To further enhance your sailing experience warm cozy blankets are available for purchase. There is convenient and free parking at the marina.

Sailings available every evening beginning November 14, 2020 through January 31, 2021.

  • 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM,
  • 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM,
  • 8:15 PM – 9:15 PM

Individual/per person (maximum 6 guests): $79.00

*Private Charters also available upon request

Call today to reserve your spot – (904) 829-0648 or click here to make a reservation online.

Safety is our number one priority COVID guidelines are in place.

  • After booking, an email will be sent with detailed information about our location and the check-in process.
  • Our office is located within Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor and Marina;
    • Marina at 3076 Harbor Drive St Augustine FL, 32086
    • As you enter the marina, continue to drive straight past the security guard building and we are the 5th structure on the right facing the water.
  • The marina has plenty of free parking near our office and docks.
  • Please check-in at the St Augustine Sailing Office and your party will be escorted by the Crew to your yacht – please wear your mask when checking in at the Office
  • We do request you arrive about 10 minutes early to check-in and get the little ones fitted for life jackets.
  • Please dress for the forecasted weather, however, for those chilly nights we do offer blankets that are available for purchase.
  • Please note, the sailing charters are booked 30 minutes apart. This provides the captain time to dock, unload the previous guests, and time for the crew to sanitize and clean the yacht.
  • Beer and Wine Packages Options are available to add on – inquire at the time of booking.
    • If you wish to have dinner we do offer dinner aboard with our private chef and server. Inquire at the time of booking.
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Alayna Brewer,  Advanced Sommelier

Co-Owner of Southern Vibes Tasting Room and Wine Cellar

Alayna grew up in a small town just outside of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Food was always a huge part of family traditions and all gatherings. She went to a small, private college in Louisiana then moved to St Augustine, FL for physical therapy school. As a formally trained as a physical therapist, she has always enjoyed helping people.

Southern Vibes Alayna BrewerAlayna has also been interested in the science behind wine for quite some time. Maybe that is the nerd in her.  She and her husband, David liked drinking wine but felt like they did not really know much about wine. So, Alayna decided to take an entry level class on wine and was hooked. Along the way, Alayna met Fred and Leah Williams and they began teaching her everything they knew. She now lovingly refers to them as her wine mentors.  With their and of course David’s encouragement, Alayna signed up for an Intermediate Sommelier Class and certification. Once she completed it, there was no stopping that train. She immediately began working on the Advanced Level Certification.

It was during that time, that David and Alayna were able to travel to California for wine tasting. It was their first trip as a couple since having children and it was of one of their favorite trips.  They decided immediately that St. Augustine needed something like the tasting rooms of the west coast. They loved the laid back and lounge type atmosphere of the tasting rooms. There was not anything quite like it in Florida, so they began brainstorming and designing the concept of Southern Vibes. After a year of brainstorming and dreaming, Southern Vibes LLC was incorporated with the partnership of Jamie Umberger. They began working until they found their current location in Murabella. Southern Vibes offers high quality and small production wines at a reasonable price in an inviting atmosphere. The sommelier staff share their knowledge of wines at the tasting bar and at the shelved and cellared wine selection. Customers can sit and sip a variety of wines by the glass and purchase retail with more than 700 bottles of various selections. They do have offsite wine tasting classes available.  Southern Vibes also does business consulting for their wine menus, service, and food pairing.

Southern Vibe Tasting Room

Michael Thompson, Executive Chef

As a young child, Michael’s interest for cooking was sparked by passionate mentors at a boy scout camp in Pittsburgh.  After attending Johnson & Wales University, Michael joined The Walt Disney Company in 1989.  His career high

lights at Walt Disney World provided diverse culinary experiences and promotions at multiple premium resorts, catering operations and theme parks including their flagship resort, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park.  In 2018, as Executive Chef of Disney’s Polynesian Resort and 29 successful years at one of the world’s most recognizable brands, Michael decided to launch his own hospitality company focused on his personal passions of creating extraordinary food, developing young chefs into prospering careers and sharing his food and beverage expertise to benefit other companies.

In a partnership, Clean Slate Hospitality was born in 2018.  The three pillars of his business model include catering, talent development and consulting.  His catering operation focuses on small, intimate experiences which offers the perfect bite of food that leaves a lasting impression.  As an expert F&B consultant, Michael led the development of multiple Guy Fieri concepts throughout Tennessee and most recently launched the successful opening of the first ever Guy Fieri Kitchen + Bar in Branson, Missouri for FACE Hospitality.  Michael’s passion to mentor entry level chefs in their career development continues and he has placed multiple Chefs into promotional opportunities throughout his career and specifically over the past few years through Clean Slate Hospitality.