Sail MAGIC CARPET
For those who yearn for the sea, love to sail, and would like a more traditional way to navigate the waves, we like to introduce you to the sailing vessel MAGIC CARPET, a classic 56’ wooden yawl.
Sail along Cape Poge out into Nantucket Sound, Reach to West Chop then Tack back into Edgartown Harbor and glide up into Katama Bay while passing Edgartown’s historic waterfront …..
MAGIC CARPET sails daily out of Edgartown Harbor, June through October. Catering to individuals, couples, and small groups on our public sails. MAGIC CARPET is also available for private groups up to 18.
MAGIC CARPET is a handsome, C.C.A. era keel/center- board yawl which was designed by Sparkman & Stephens and built by the well regarded German builders, Mattiesen and Paulsen, in 1959. She is built to the highest specifications with white oak stem, keel, deadwood and frames; double-planked Honduras mahogany with diagonal bronze strapping; teak deck with teak house, coamings and trim; bronze centerboard, fastenings and hardware. Roomy, well lit and ventilated accommodations adorned with Honduras mahogany and a teak and holly cabin sole, welcome you below. The feeling is both nautical and homey, the traditional layout is charming and distinctive.
Winner of the Cruising Club of America’s 1959 Marblehead-Halifax race, MAGIC CARPET effortlessly reaches to speeds of 10 knots, making her a memorable day-sailor and a venerable ocean-sailor. Her masthead rig enables a variety of sail configurations to suit all winds.
Come for a sail on this beautiful and bristol maintained yacht, enjoy the comfort and style of a Classic Wooden Yawl. MAGIC CARPET is certain to enthrall the novice and experienced sailor alike.
Come for a Sail on MAGIC CARPET sails everyday, weather permitting, June thu October, out of Edgartown Harbor on Martha’s Vineyard. She sails a flexible schedule of both public and private charters. All excursions are booked by phone, call 508.627.2889 for times, schedules, and rates .
Come for a 2-hour Public Sail and enjoy the relaxing, simple beauty of wind in the sails, the serenity of no engine & fumes, and the generous lapping of waves, as the MAGIC CARPET slices thu the water with grace and exhilaration ….
Private Sails can be arranged easily for you and your group whether it’s 2-hours or up to a full day-sail. We are happy to customize a special event. We take pride in helping you celebrate with enthusiasm, all of life’s goings-on ….. birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, family reunions, engagements, weddings, funerals, corporate outings, business parties, sunset cocktails etc. …..
MAGIC CARPET, Island Classic Charters, Inc., has been an owner-operated business since 1994. She is a Documented Vessel and was granted Coastwise Status in 1996. Since then, MAGIC CARPET has been a U.S.C.G. Inspected Vessel. She is licensed to carry up to 18 passengers, July-September (warm water months), and up to 14 passengers, June & October(cold water months). Her owners/captains hold U.S.C.G. 100 ton Master’s License and have over 30 years of professional sailing and chartering experience.