Charter the Historic Schooner AJ Meerwald, New Jersey's Tall Ship

The 115' AJ Meerwald is an authentically restored 1928 Delaware Bay oyster schooner and the perfect venue for your special event or gathering.  Join the Meerwald crew in hoisting the sails or simply relax and enjoy an unforgettable sailing experience with up to 40 of your guests.Charter the AJ Meerwald

(Dockside events on the AJ Meerwald in our home port of Bivalve, NJ can accommodate up to 100 people.)

The Meerwald's spacious wooden deck, 23 feet wide by 85 feet long, provides a unique setting for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, reunions, fundraisers, company picnics, and other special occasions.  The ship is available for 2 1/2 hour sails to a full day.  Bring your own refreshments or have a catered event.  Beer and wine are permitted onboard.

Port side - charter

Port side during charter

Starboard side - charter

Starboard side during charter

The AJ Meerwald sails April through October from many ports throughout the New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware tri-state area.  Click here for a map of our ports of call.

Contact the Bayshore Center at 856.785.2060 or by email at for more information about reserving the AJ Meerwald for your upcoming special event!