Ash Scatterings at Sea

The scattering of ashes is a beautiful way for family and friends to say goodbye and celebrate a life lived . O’Neill Sailing Charters offers a respectful, dignified and caring memorial service on the Monterey Bay.

O’Neill Yacht Charters Memorials at SeaThe boat will cruise out of the Santa Cruz Harbor at which point the memorial service can begin. Family or friends may read a short passage, a prayer, or express personal memories of the deceased as the ashes and flowers are scattered on the Bay. As a final farewell, the Captain circles the area marked by the flowers, giving the family time for thoughts and remembrances.

The Captain will present the family with a commemorative certificate stating the loved one’s name, date, time, location, longitude and latitude of where the remains were scattered.

Memorials at Sea services are 1½ hour’s in length and up to 49 family members and friends may accompany the remains of your loved one to their final resting place.

A basket of flower petals are provided to scatter during the ceremony. Friends and family may also bring their own flowers. Coffee and bottled water are also provided.

Standard Rate
7 Days A Week
1.5-hours only

$85000+ tax
  • 5% City Admissions tax added to all rates.
  • Gratuity is not included.
  • 50% non-refundable deposit to confirm.
  • Maximum capacity of 49 people on all charters.
  • Payment is due in full 10 days prior to sail date.
  • All rates subject to change without notice.
  • All charters are subject to availability.