The Midnight Sun motor yacht is a 70 foot custom Westport designed for cruising Alaska’s Inside Passage and is owned operated by Captain/engineer Bob Wostmann. With 35 years at the helm and 28 seasons traveling over 40,000 miles in the Alaska Inside Passage, Captain Bob is a truly experienced seafarer.
The Midnight Sun has dinghies for for wildlife viewing, fishing & exploring with or without a crew operator. The 14-foot Battelli RIB has a 30 HP electric start, center console steering and depth sounder for fishing; the 12-foot Achilles inflatable has a 15 HP outboard. The Midnight Sun accommodates up to six guests in three beautifully appointed staterooms, each with full bath en-suite. The motor yacht is equipped with all the amenities to make your stay enjoyable.
Midnight Sun Motor Yacht Specifications
The Midnight Sun motor yacht is a 70 foot custom Westport designed by Howard Apollonio for cruising Alaska’s Inside Passage and is owned and operated by Captain/engineer Bob Wostmann. Ship-to-shore radio and onboard cellular and satellite phone services ensures that friends, relatives and associates can reach you. Guests can bring their personal cellular phones, which are have coverage in many areas.
The captain and crew facilitate all your needs. Baggage is picked up from your hotel or airport and transferred to your stateroom. In most cases wheelchair access is workable.
The plush main salon features comfy leather furniture, a cozy wood-burning fireplace, elaborate activity center with 35″ TV, DVD, surround sound, VCR, CD, Sirius satellite radio etc., 240 movies for all ages, video games connection, board games, circulating hot water heating.
Enjoy an ever-changing panoramic view of rugged Alaska outdoor scenery in majestic proportions visible while seated from the comfort of the yacht’s main salon and pilothouse.
A large leather settee, big chart table and an Alaska nature library, large wrap around windows and a secure outside walk-around deck for wildlife viewing and photography.The Crew’s Quarters are completely removed from the guest living areas and cabins. Crew normally dines in the pilothouse.
Fishing Gear / Equipment
Leisure fishing aboard the Midnight Sun provides copious quantities of silver salmon, king salmon, halibut, rockfish, delicious Dungeness crab or huge prawns. Fresh from line to barbeque, or prepared to your taste. It’s out of this world! Fishing licenses, professional fishing gear, bait and lures along with crabbing equipment are included. Rain gear and boots are supplied and fitted to each guest. The Midnight Sun has stable dinghies for guest use with or without a crew operator. We have a 14-foot Battelli RIB with 30 HP electric start, center console steering and depth sounder for fishing. We also have a 12-foot Achilles inflatable with 15HP outboard.
Humpback whales are a sure thing on every trip! Your friendly cabin steward is also the photographer, capturing fishing and crabbing fun along with wildlife viewing, scenery and waterfalls, glaciers and icebergs, games, skits, parties, toasts and feasts of your vacation. No guest left out behind the camera! DVD copies are made for you all to take home. She is an accomplished photographer and will insure your memories of the trip. At times we will be completely surrounded by a group of Orcas (Killer Whales) who seem to completely ignore us as they aggressively feed on a school of salmon. Grizzly Bears are one of the highlights of our trips. They can often be found fishing at the bottom of the waterfall where we can cautiously observe their fishing skills first hand while the captain keeps the engine running!
Get a Bird’s Eye View
You can even take a flightseeing trip from a float plane that arrives and departs from the stern of the yacht! With the Midnight Sun, every cruise is customized to the clients interests by your Captain.