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Burials

Southern California Burial at Sea

We have been providing Burials at Sea for over 30 years to residents of Southern California, Orange County, Newport Beach and surrounding areas. Dana Wharf’s elegant harbor, the stunning Orange County coastline, and our courteous and professional crew ensure a memorable and beautiful service at sea. Our vessels can accommodate your group of 1 – 149 for a scattering of ashes at sea. All the boats in our fleet are USCG certified and staffed with licensed and professional crews. It is our job to make sure you have a pleasant experience. We know that this is a hard time and are here to help make the entire process as easy as possible. Should you have any special requests, please ask the charter agent at time of booking. After the Burial at Sea, we will present you with a certificate of the coordinates of where the ashes were scattered, should you wish to make a future visit. We will also be happy to assist you with any flower and catering needs.

Saying goodbye to a loved one is never easy, but the professionals at Dana Wharf ensure your experience is just the way you want it. Our team has administered beautiful Burials at Sea for over 30 years. Dana Wharf’s elegant harbor, stunning Orange County coastline, and our courteous and professional crew ensure a memorable and beautiful Burial at Sea. By choosing Dana Wharf, you can be comforted knowing your loved one will be placed to rest with respect, dignity and care.


CERTIFICATE OF COORDINATES

After your seaside service, we will present you with a certificate of the coordinates of where your loved ones ashes were scattered, should you wish to make a future visit.

FOOD, FLOWERS AND MORE

Customize your burial at sea with professional catering, flower arrangements, and more. Play your selected music and video montage to create the perfect atmosphere.

SPECIAL REQUESTS

Just ask your personal charter professional.

DONATION

Dana Wharf will make a generous donation in the name of your loved one to the The Gulf of Catalina Gray Whale Preservation and Education Foundation with ceremonies booked on the OCean Adventures Catamaran or the Dana Pride. You will receive a certificate of donation.

Please contact a charter professional at (949) 496-5794 x 2
or email [email protected]

A burial at sea

For any flowers, wreaths, petals or other floral needs for your burial at sea, please contact The Beach Flower at (949) 488-0539 or visit www.thebeachflowerdp.com

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Burial Wreath

 

Dana Pride – 95 ft.

$900.00 (1 hour) + $100 Crew Gratuity
Max Capacity: 125

The Pride is an impressive 95 ft. and provides indoor and outdoor seating, a full-galley and bar, a large fl at screen TV, DVD and CD player and an outdoor buffet station area.

OCean Adventures – 63 ft. Catamaran
$750 (1 hour) + $100 Crew Gratuity
$1500 (2 hours) + $150 crew gratuity
Max Capacity: 59

This 63 ft. vessel features cushioned indoor and outdoor seating, a raised viewing platform, a full bar and deli-style galley.

Sum Fun or Clemente – 65 ft.
$450.00 (1 hour) + $50 Crew Gratuity
1-50 Passengers

Our classic vessels feature a full galley, beer & wine.

Available after 4pm.

Curlew

Curlew – 82 ft. Classic Staysail Schooner
$850 – 1.5 Hr Memorial + $130 Gratuity
$1,280 – 2 Hrs Memorial + $190 Gratuity
$1,600 – 2.5 Hrs Memorial + $240 Gratuity
$1,880 – 3 Hrs Memorial + $260 Gratuity
Max Capacity: 34

This 1926 82 ft. classic sailing schooner has 2 staterooms, 1 multi-berth stateroom and a dining saloon. Sailing available after 11am with 90 minute minimum.

Rampage boat for burials

Rampage – 42 ft. Hatteras
$375 + $75 Crew Gratuity
6 Passengers Maximum

A 42 ft. Hatteras beauty, this yacht is perfect for an intimate gathering.

The Current boat used for burials

Current – 53’ Hatteras
$425 + $75 Crew Gratuity
6 Passenger Maximum

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Reel Fun – 58′ (25 Maximum Passengers)

$450 + $50 crew gratuity

This fishing boat is perfect for guests attending in wheelchairs, as there are no steps to board the boat.

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San Mateo – 42′ (10 Maximum Passengers)

$450 + $50 crew gratuity

This 42 ft. fishing boat features a full galley, beer & wine.

About Dana Wharf

Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching is dedicated to helping locals and visitors alike enjoy the unique wonders of Dana Point Harbor and the Orange County coastline. The warm waters right out of Dana Point Harbor are flourishing with sea life including whales, dolphins, harbor seals, and California sea lions. Our thriving coastal waters provide bountiful fishing of sand bass, calico bass, halibut, bonito, yellowtail, yellowfin tuna, bluefin tuna, albacore, and dorado. Whether you’re coming to Dana Point for an awe-inspiring whale watching cruise, creating memories onboard our sportfishing charters or privately chartering a boat, sailboat or catamaran, one thing is for certain: your trip through the beautiful and scenic Orange County coast will be unforgettable. Dana Wharf is conveniently located in Dana Point, Orange County, just south of Newport Beach, Huntington Beach and Laguna Beach – about 30 minutes south of Disneyland, an hour south of Los Angeles and an hour north of San Diego.