MADAKET is a United States Coast Guard Certified Passenger Vessel in accordance with the Federal Code of
Regulations, Department of Transportation, and Coast Guard Department of Homeland Security, fully insured and is
operated by Licensed Captains and Certified Crews.
Total passenger capacity is 42 for school groups. This includes children and adults.
Safety is our top priority: Before your class boards MADAKET, a life jacket demonstration is conducted and
preventative safety rules are discussed per coast guard regulations.
Life Jackets are provided for each person being carried aboard MADAKET. We have 45 children life jackets. In
addition to 45 children life jackets, MADAKET also carries 52 adult life jackets. In accordance with Coast Guard laws
your class is not required to wear life jackets during the cruise. Life Jackets are part of MADAKET’s emergency
equipment, however upon request, children may wear them. If life jackets are requested please notify crew ahead of
Reservations are required for all School Group cruises. Cruises are confirmed once a 50% deposit has been received.
Cancellations are non-refundable. Rain Checks are accepted. Should Humboldt Bay Harbor Cruise (MADAKET)
cancel the scheduled cruise, a full refund will be given no later than two weeks from the scheduled cruise date.
Chaperons: A minimum of two adults per class.
Clothing and Food
Warm layered clothing should be worn. You may bring bag lunches or snacks aboard. Please no sunflower seeds, gum,
Guidelines and Rules
The following rules will be enforced by the Captain and crew before, during, and after the cruise. Please brief your class
(1) Children must keep their feet on deck at all times.
(2) No standing on chairs, railings or stanchion's (this means everything that is painted black).
(3) No running, jumping, pushing, shoving or yelling.
(4) No sunflower seeds or gum, however lunch may be eaten on board.
(5) No shooting or yelling at any wildlife.