Our Vessels

American Waterways Inc.

Our boats provide a fusion of breathtaking scenery, freshly prepared Northwest cuisine and exceptional service to create an unforgettable experience. All of our vessels are beautifully appointed, temperature-controlled and offer extensive beverage options.

Portland Spirit

Capacity: 499 | Plated Seating Capacity: 340

This yacht combines the classic nautical experience with a fine dining atmosphere. Two levels are fully enclosed and climate controlled, each with a sound system and full service bar. A built-in marble dance floor is available on the Columbia Deck and the top Starlight Deck is an open-air viewing deck.

Willamette Star

Capacity: 144 | Plated Seating Capacity: 102
Elegance and old world style are custom built into the Willamette Star with its warm cherrywood interior, gilded ceilings and brass accents. The Star has two enclosed and temperature controlled levels, a full service bar, granite buffet, two outdoor viewing decks and a PA sound system. The dining level has a built-in dance floor and a keyboard available.

Crystal Dolphin

Capacity: 120 | Plated Seating Capacity: 50

This sleek and luxurious vessel provides exclusive river cruising and is the perfect venue for an hors d’oeuvre reception or smaller group. The Crystal Dolphin features two fully enclosed and climate controlled levels, full service bar, outdoor viewing decks and sound system.

Explorer Jetboat

Capacity: 35 passengers

This exciting excursion vessel is a day-tripper’s delight. Equipped with padded bench seating, canopy, see-through side panels and a small restroom, this vessel offers a variety of routes along the Willamette and Columbia Rivers at speeds up to 45 miles per hour.