Grateful Red - The Mariah z250 Limited

Private Boat Charter with Captain Bones


The Ultimate in Luxury


The Mariah Z250 Limited Edition cruises the lake in style. and comfort.  She has a cubby cabin below deck, bimini for shade if desired., Perfect for sunning & swimming on the extended swim deck. There is a small restroom & sink on board for comfort.

Explore Lake Tahoe with Your Private Charter & Captain


The "Grateful Red" can accommodate 5 guests plus Captain Bones & his First Mate Karen.   The tour is interesting, informational and fun.  Learn the secrets, legends and lore of Lake Tahoe.  We recommend only four adults for optimal viewing.

Your Charter - Your Way

Great times on the Grateful Red..:))

When you charter the Grateful Red, you have your choice of itinerary and experience.  Chose from Sightseeing, Exploration, Landmarks & Secret Beaches.  

Bring Your Friends & Enjoy


There's no better way to enjoy the lake with friends.  Bring snacks and beverages of choice on board or choose a one hour stop for lunch.   It's your charter!

Safety is Our Priority


Safety is our top priority.  We provide life jackets for guests.  Our Captain is USCG licensed, 20 years of experience with Merchant Mariner Credential and is certified in CPR & First Aid.

The Grateful Red - Capacity Info


Maximum Guest Capacity - 5

The Grateful Red is a 27- foot power boat with total capacity for 5 guests, plus crew. 

Seating Configuration

The main cabin has the Captain's helm, and chair seating.  Behind these two seats is bench seating for four adults.  Additional seating is available 'downstairs' is spacious cuddy cabin. The cuddy cabin is enclosed with a skylight, sink and storage but it does not offer visibility for sightseeing like the upper deck.  Guests can sit on the sunning area on the main level, when the boat is low speed., docked or anchored,  The sun deck and extended swim deck offer more seating.

Luxury 27 ft. Power Boat - Mariah Z250 Limited Shabah

The is the Ferrari of Lake Tahoe and is the most unique and impressive boat on lake.  The Grateful Red glides over the lake in style. and is pristine, elegant and smooth.  Definitely "THE" head turner on the the Lake and is very safe with low miles. 


Guests are welcome to bring snacks and their beverage of choice, (sorry, no red wine.)  All guests under the age of 13 are required to wear a life jacket during the duration of the charter.  Cancellations must be made 12 hours in advance for full refund.  

The "Grateful Red"


4 hour Charter - Morning or Afternoon

Boat Charter Five Passengers with Captain


Offered Daily.  Includes Captain, Gas, Equipment

Departures Morning or Afternoon

2 Hour Boat Charter

Emerald Bay


Offered Morning, Afternoon or Sunset

Offered Daily.  Includes Captain, Gas, Equipment

All Day Boat Charter

6 Hours on the Grateful Red... what could be more fun!

Morning departure - All inclusive