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Express Series Yacht: Avanti

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!

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Detail & Services

Bella Vista

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
30 guests

Recommended Group Size
30-60 guests

Licensed Capacity (max)
80 Guests

Event Style
Casual to semi-formal buffet

Cruise Ports
Directions
Al and Alma's home port on Cook's Bay
Wayzata Depot**
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.

Pricing

Legacy

Pricing and Guest Minimums:

  • Express Yacht: Avanti (30 guests)
  • Lunch Menu (until 4pm) $36.95
  • Dinner Menu (available all day) $47.95
  • 2.5 Hour Private Cruise
  • Industry Exclusive Yachts
  • Customer defined Cruise Date and Time
  • Onboard Uniformed Cruise, Food and Bar Service Staff
  • Experienced and knowledgeable Captain
  • 15 Minute Boarding / Greeting Time
  • All Deck Digital Audio System with Guest Interface for mobile devices
  • Professional Event Planning Team
  • Complementary Easy Onsite Parking (Cruises Departing from Al and Alma's)
  • Begin and end cruises from the comfort of our Private Cruise Port; Al and Alma's Supper Club
  • Available land based meeting room for pre or post cruise
  • Available Optional Ports of Call
  • Soda and Coffee Service Throughout Cruise
  • Customizable Lunch or Dinner Buffet Service includes Entrée, Salad and Vegetable Selections
  • Customizable Passed Dessert Service
  • China Plates and Silverware Service
  • Complementary Lunch Cruise for Two aboard one of our Public Cruises

Signature (Most Popular)

    Pricing and Guest Minimums:

  • Express Yacht: Avanti (30 guests)
  • Lunch Menu (until 4pm) $47.95
  • Dinner Menu (available all day) $59.95
  • Includes Legacy Cruise Amenities
  • 3 Hour Private Cruise (additional ½ Hour Cruise Time)
  • Signature Boarding Appetizers
    (Choice of Two)
  • Admirals Party Snack Mix
  • Signature Guacamole Dip and Chips
  • Southwest Chicken Eggrolls with Chipotle Ranch Sauce
  • Fresh Cut Vegetables and Homemade Herb Dip
  • Al's Famous Slow Cooked Rib Teasers

Admiral (Best Value)

    Pricing and Guest Minimums:

  • Express Yacht: Avanti (30 guests)
  • Lunch Menu (until 4pm) $77.95
  • Dinner Menu (available all day) $89.95
  • Includes Legacy Cruise Amenities
  • Includes Genuine Lake Minnetonka Cruise Amenities
  • Additional Appetizer Selection (3 Total)
  • Admirals Full Bar Service throughout Cruise




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.

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Premium Options

Cruise Entertainment

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!


Celebration Cakes
Work side by side with one of our partner designers or order directly through us!

Custom Banners
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. 

Live Jazz
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. 

Live Entertainers
Comedians, Caricature Artists, Face painters, magicians and more! 

Casino Parties
Black Jack, Texas Holdem tables and dealers make games fun for everyone regardless of experience.

Premium Option

Bus Transportation

The vendors listed below are reputable Twin Cities transportation companies that frequently bring customers to and from our departure ports.

www.citieslimo.com
www.northfieldlines.com
www.lorenzbus.com
www.minnesotacoaches.com

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Download the Event Contract

Download the Mound Port & Supper Club Map

Download the Excelsior, MN Port Map

Download the Port of Wayzata Map

 

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