Cruises & Services

Cruises & Services

The Black-Eyed Susan is the largest passenger vessel of it’s class and is available for cruises 7 days a week.

Featuring a Victorian style interior main deck The Black-Eyed Susan is the perfect venue for weddings, rehearsals, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, proms, banquets, corporate functions and crab feasts. We also schedule special themed and holiday cruises open to the public throughout the season.

The Black-Eyed Susan is docked at the marina in Havre de Grace, Maryland.  Havre de Grace Marina was established in 1956 and is located at the corner of Water and Erie Streets at the northern end of Havre de Grace.

The Black-Eyed Susan will be an outstanding setting for your special event or occasion. Please contact us with any questions you may have.


Corporate Charters


Corporate Charter Boat CruiseThe Finest Dining on the Water

Entertaining clients; introducing new products and services; financial seminars; staff appreciation in an outstanding setting where everyone is truly together. Networking is never cut short. The Black-Eyed Susan staff partners with the host to assure that all the goals are accomplished. We will assist in making sure that every detail and expectation is met.

During your cruise, you and your guests will enjoy excellent foods, prepared in our galley, along with attentive, conscientious service. We can create any menu to meet special preferences, and of course, Maryland cuisine.

Wedding Ceremonies on Boat


Wedding Ceremony on Boat“The Little Chapel on the Water”

A majestic sunset, the backdrop of the terraced skyline, soft breezes, and the excitement of being on the open water, these are a few of the reasons why so many people select The Black-Eyed Susan for one of life’s most important events. The Black-Eyed Susan offers an elegant, unique and comfortable setting for your wedding. Most of the decor is provided by the beautiful views. Picture windows throughout the vessel, and the open sides of the upper deck add to the ambiance. All your guests can be comfortably seated to witness the magic of the occasion.

Wedding On A Boat MarylandFor your ceremony aboard The Black-Eyed Susan, your guests will be escorted to the upper deck, while the wedding party is assembled in the Main Salon.  When the ceremony begins, you will walk down the 40′ aisle to the sounds of the “Wedding March”, or special song of your choice. You may prefer to exchange your vows in one of the many magnificent churches or temples Havre de Grace is so well known for, and host your reception aboard The Black-Eyed Susan.   Should you decide to take your vows aboard The Black-Eyed Susan, you can provide your own clergy, or if preferred, our captain is licensed to perform the ceremony.

Special Occasions and Celebrations

Special Occasion Celebration Basketball Dinner Event on BoatThe good times begin when you step aboard!

The Black-Eyed Susan has added to the enjoyment and memories of many special events:

• Wedding anniversaries

• Milestone birthday celebrations

• Bar and Bat Mitzvah celebrations (Kosher caterers accepted)

• Graduations

• And  much more…

Family Reunions

Family Reunion GatheringExplore Historic Havre de Grace, Maryland

Marylanders are known, nationwide, as a community that is the gathering place for family reunions.

The Black-Eyed Susan has been a primary choice of organizers as one of the activities planned while hosting events in and around Havre de Grace, Maryland.

What could be more exciting for guests arriving from out-of-town, than an enjoyable, and picturesque lunch or dinner cruise on Chesapeake Bay and mouth of the Susquehanna River.

Family Reunion on BoatWe have prepared a complete, all inclusive menu package, specifically designed for celebrations.

Call our sales consultants thru our “Contact Us” page for more information.



Senior Tours, Bus and Tour Groups

Murder Mystery Bus ToursWhy The Black-Eyed Susan is often the 1st choice

The Black-Eyed Susan offers special packages for commercial organizations, charities, schools, and senior groups.


• We provide comfortable guest seating for up to 144 persons on our main deck
• The main deck is climate controlled for all seasons
• Hanidicap accessible on the main deck
• Canopied open air upper deck with fold down windows, if required
• Restrooms on both upper and lower decks
• Competitive and innovative pricing
• Excellent food and service with a wide range of menus to choose from
• Themed entertainment such as Murder Mystery cruises and Olde Tyme “Sing-Alongs”
• We can offer several other convenient boarding sites to better accommodate your group

Please contact us for more information and our special bus and tour group package.