Avanti and Aventure are sister ships and serve as the middle size yachts in the fleet. Custom built for medium sized groups, Avanti 70, in length; has a 14-foot beam [width]. Avanti's contemporary-styled main cabins is wrapped in fine maple woodwork. The main cabin areas are climate controlled with large windows for viewing and features integrated booth and wrap around bench seating throughout. In addition, Avanti's main cabin includes a buffet table, full service bar, and two restrooms. Avanti is equipped with a stereo C.D. player audible on all decks. While your crew members will have digital music onboard, you are welcome to bring an iPod or Mp3 player with your own music compilation. Avanti's main deck has a beautiful walk out aft (back) veranda, a favorite place for guests to gather as water gently passes by.
The upper levels of Avanti and Aventure play host to beautiful sundecks with integrated bench seating, tables, and sun cushions. Avanti's expansive upper deck is prepared for all weather conditions with a convertible canopy for shade and clear side curtains for rainy or cool and windy days. Avanti is the largest Express Yacht on Lake Minnetonka. Avanti's sleek European styling inside and out model that of an intercoastal world class private yacht. The Al and Alma's Express Yachts provide incredible tours; their unique design allows them access to channels and bays of both Upper and Lower Lake Minnetonka. Cruising aboard Avanti will make you and your guests feel like your traveling aboard your own yacht!
Sleek and modern are two words that would best describe Avanti. As the largest Express Yacht in our fleet, guests will enjoy the unique versitility of express yacht cruising with spacious accomodations. Avanti is a favorite of rehearsal dinners and client networking events!
Minimum Group Size
Recommended Group Size
Licensed Capacity (max)
Casual to semi-formal buffet
Al and Alma's home port on Cook's Bay
Approved Private Residences**
Lafayette Country Club**
Port of Excelsior***
*minimums apply to cruise and meal pricing only.
**$165.00 pick-up charge applies to optional ports.
***Call for availability and pricing.
18% Service Charge will be added to all prices.
The packages described above are our most popular. However, our award winning team of event planners will work to create a custom cruise event that fits your budget and expectations! Call us today to begin planning your special event!
Prices and packages subject to change, 18% service charge will be added to all cruise charges. MN State and local tax applies when applicable.
Thinking about spicing up your cruise? Your cruise event planner has access to the resources you'll need! To follow is a summary of some of the popular options clients have choosen over the years. Be sure to let us know if you are looking for something outside of this list, we would be happy to assist you!
Work side by side with one of our partner designers or order directly through us!
Greet your guests with a custom vinyl banner
Custom Designed Floral Themes
We'll help to create the perfect floral accents.
Design a Cruise Theme
Hawaiian, tropical, Pirate, casino are just a few! Call us for more fun ideas.
Create a Signature Beverage
From boading beverages to custom recipes, this can be a fun and effective way to complement your message or theme.
Wine Tasting Cruises
Transform your cruise into a tiered event of wine and food pairing narrated by expert wine stewards.
Live Acoustic Music
Watch the water slip by to the sound of live acoustic adult contemporary music.
Your guests will love the jazz music of some of the finest musicians in the Twin Cities.
Tropical Steel Drum Band
Authentic live steel drum entertainment.
Comedians, Caricature Artists, Face painters, magicians and more!
Black Jack, Texas Holdem tables and dealers make games fun for everyone regardless of experience.
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