Alaskan Story


Accommodation Details

ALASKAN STORY sleeps 8 guests in 4 guest staterooms (each with an ensuite bathroom) plus 1 single bed:

  • 2 Staterooms aft, each with Queen Bed.
  • 2 Staterooms forward , each with 2 Twin Beds (side by side).
  • 1 Single Bed in the common TV Lounge.  A guest sleeping here can share a bathroom with 2 crew who are forward, and/or use a bathroom in one of the other guest staterooms and use the upstairs Powder Room with toilet and sink.  Adjacent to the TV Lounge are the 2 Staterooms with Twin Beds.  The 2 crew enter the TV Lounge to access that bathroom, and all guests coming and going to the 2 Staterooms with Twin Beds walk through the TV Lounge.


Layout Diagram


Guests 8
Length90 ft / 27.4 m
Beam21 ft
Draft5.5 ft
Cruising Speed10 knots (nautical miles per hour)


17′ Boston Whaler with 90 hp 4-stroke engine.
3 double kayaks
Salt-water fishing gear for salmon and halibut, including down riggers on the yacht.  You can fish in comfort on the yacht will all guests joining in and watching.
Crab and shrimp pots.
12′ back up inflatable tender with 18 hp 4-stroke engine (rarely used).

Pricing Terms

From: 33,600
To: 70,000

A charter week is 6 24-hour days and nights of cruising on the yacht.
i.e. “7 days / 6 nights”

Two optional hotel nights are also included, one before and one after your time on board.

2023 – 2024 – Inclusive rates::

$42,000 for 4 guests
$48,000 for 5 guests
$54,000 for 6 guests
$60,000 for 7 guests
$66,000 for 8 guests
Less 10-20% for select weeks in March-May or September. Please inquire.

2025 – Inclusive rates::

$46,000 for 4 guests
$52,000 for 5 guests
$58,000 for 6 guests
$64,000 for 7 guests
$70,000 for 8 guests
Less 10-20% for select weeks in March-May or September. Please inquire.


Rates are “all inclusive” of the yacht, 4 crew (Captain, Chef, Stewardess and First Mate), fuel, meals, standard beverages, beer and house wines. Fishing is also included, including halibut. Two optional hotel nights, one before and one after your charter.

Additional are a customary crew gratuity at your discretion (15-20% advised for a stellar experience), hard liquor and fishing licenses.

Charters begin and end at 12 Noon.

Most trips are Juneau to Juneau, Sitka to Juneau and Juneau to Sitka.

Itinerary options include cruising the spectacular fjords and tidewater glaciers of Tracy Arm near Juneau.

ALASKAN STORY also has special permits to cruise Glacier Bay all summer so that can be another option for you. Glacier Bay has the tradeoff of adding considerable distance, so many clients prefer Tracy Arm to use the additional time for other activities. Please contact us for details.



Crew Profile

Captain Mariah Warren is a lifelong Alaskan with deep roots in the maritime community. In addition to extensive experience on private and passenger vessels, she has been commercial fishing since 2006, and a Captain in the fishing industry since 2015. When not working at sea, she enjoys traveling the world (preferably also by sea!) and striving to capture life’s adventures through photography and the written word.

Chef (and co-Owner) Ryan grew up in Juneau and in the waters around Southeast Alaska. In 2018 Ryan opened Devil’s Club Brewing Company in Juneau. Devil’s Club has won many awards for its beer and food and is the highest reviewed brewery in Alaska. With the brewery up and running, Ryan’s interest turned back to the sea, and along the way he became a helicopter pilot. After being the chef on multiple Alaskan charter yachts, he knew this was his future. If you enjoy pasta, he loves making his own pasta!

First Mate Ryan and Stewardess Cath fell in love in Alaska five years ago and married in Montana last summer. 2023 will be their third season aboard ALASKAN STORY. They write, “Exploring the ocean environment of Alaska is our dream job. Our goal is to use our skill set to make certain every guest’s experience is truly once in a lifetime; or at least until they return to ALASKAN STORY!”

First Mate Ryan grew up mountain climbing, boating, hunting and fishing in Montana. He has skied and climbed the French, Swiss and Italian Alps as well as the Himalayas in Asia. He began piloting boats in Montana’s Glacier National Park at age 18. He has worked the last 20 years outdoors, including winter as a ski guide and summers as a wildland firefighter with the USFS.

Stewardess “Cath” (Catherine) grew up working on her family cattle ranch in northeastern Oregon. Her upbringing “working the cattle chutes and driving grain trucks instilled a rock-solid work ethic, based on strong family values and the rewards of an honest day’s work.” Cath has managed a fine dining restaurant and lodge outside Lassen Volcanic National Park in the Southern Cascade mountain range and was a ski guide in Montana and at Alaska’s Alyeska resort.

Additional Information

Interior Spaces:

  • Large Salon with view windows, on the Main Deck. Open to galley/kitchen.
  • Aft Deck Dining area, adjacent to salon, with view windows on 3 sides, on the Main Deck.
  • The doors between the Salon and Aft Deck Dining area have been removed, creating a more open combined area.
  • Forward Lounge with view windows on 3 sides, on the Main Deck.
  • Top deck wheelhouse with guest seating and view windows on 3 sides.
  • Lower deck TV Lounge.
  • Gorgeous all new teak interior in 2005, with extensive art collection.

Communications and Entertainment:

  • 32″ flat screen in salon with Bose surround sound.
  • 300 CD player.
  • 24 inch flat screen with DVD/VHS in Forward TV Lounge, especially good for groups with children.


  • All safety equipment required by the United States Coast Guard.
  • A “5 star” rating in a voluntary inspection by the Coast Guard Auxiliary.  This safety rating is the highest granted; and only to those vessels that go well beyond the requirements.
  • Automatic satellite locating beacons and life rafts that are required to be inspected annually.
  • Extensive first aid supplies and an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
  • At least two crew will be certified by a Coast Guard approved first aid and CPR course.


  • Watermaker: over 1,200 gallons per day.


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