WHALE WATCHES aboard the Rip Ryder


Why "squeeze in" along a crowded rail of a whale watch boat, when you can have your OWN boat and Captain!

Come join us for a private tour on our 26' Sportfishing Boat to see the whales offshore east of Chatham. This trip accommodates 6 passengers and last up to 4 hours. You will cruise from Chatham's beautiful Stage Harbor and along the shores of the Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge as we round the tip of South Monomoy Island and begin the steam east to the feeding grounds in the area of Crab Ledge.

During the season Humpback, Finback, Minke and pilot whales are some of the common species scene. Plus, you never know what you and your family will find offshore, Mola Mola (ocean sunfish), sea turtles and even some white sided dolphins.

Our 26 Steiger Craft has twin 250hp Suzuki outboards, a full complement of marine electronics including Radar, 2 Chart plotters with depth sounder and a 25 watt VHF radio. All required safety equipment including life raft, EPIRB, life jackets and more. Her wide Deep Vee hull will provide you with a smooth dry ride out to your grande adventure. Full private head on board.

Reservations required. 508-237-0420 or 774-722-1336

Fee for this adventure is $600.00

Be sure to bring cameras, binoculars, sunglasses and sunblock, and a warm jacket. Guests are welcome to pack a small cooler with snacks and drinks.

Also, if you're not sure of your sea legs, motion sickness remedies are suggested such as over the counter Bonine, or prescription patches from your physician.



For more information and reservations contact:

Capt. Keith Lincoln

Monomoy Island Ferry - Rip Ryder