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Express Series Yacht: Avenir

Welcome Aboard...Avenir! Custom built for intimate to medium sized groups, Avenir measures 63 feet in length and has a 14-foot beam [width]. Avenir's main cabin is beautifully appointed with handcrafted maple woodwork and cabinetry. All main cabin areas are climate controlled with large windows for viewing and integrated booth seating throughout. In addition, the main cabin includes a buffet table, full service bar, two restrooms and is also equipped with a stereo C.D. player audible on all decks. While the crew members will have digital music onboard, You are welcome to bring an ipod or Mp3 player with your own CD music compilation. Avenir's main deck has a beautiful walk out aft (back) veranda, a favorite place for guests to gather as the water gently passes by. The upper level of Avenir hosts a spacious sundeck and cockpit area surrounded by integrated bench and bistro table seating. The upper deck is prepared for inclement weather conditions with a convertible canopy for shade and clear side curtains for rainy or cool and windy days. 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. Many customers comment on the sleek styling and non-commercialized look of Avenir, adding that they and their guests feel they are traveling aboard their own yacht!

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Detail & Services


Bright and airy are two word that would best describe Avenir. Avenir's open maindeck layout creates spectacular 360 degree views of Lake Minnetonka! Averir

Minimum Group Size
30 guests*

Recommended Group Size
30-60 guests

Licensed Capacity (max)
60 Guests

Event Style
Casual to semi-formal buffet

Cruise Ports
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 and Guest Minimums:

  • Express Yacht: Avenir (20 guest minimum)
  • 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: Avenir (20 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: Avenir (20 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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Download the Lunch Menu

Download the Appetizers Menu

Download the Beverages Menu

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.



Download Resources

Download the Fleet Overview

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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