Avanti and Aventure are sister ships and serve as the middle size yachts in the fleet. Custom-built for medium sized groups, Avanti measures 70 feet in length and has a 14-foot beam [width]. Avanti's contemporary-styled main cabin 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 audible on all decks. While our 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 you're 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 versatility of express yacht cruising with spacious accommodations. Avanti is a favorite of rehearsal dinners and client networking events!
*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.
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***
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.