13 Night U.S. & Inland Waterways Cruise on the Grande Caribe


A creation of master Rhode Island shipbuilder Luther Blount, the Grande Caribe coastal ship is the most sophisticated shallow-draft vessel in the Blount Small Ship Adventures line. The Grande Caribe carries up to 88 passengers and 20 crew members.

Grande Caribe 13 Night U.S. & Inland Waterways Cruise Schedule & Itinerary

Sailing Departing October 14, 2017 Schedule & Itinerary

Stop # Location Port of Call Guide
 Depart from Montreal, PQMontreal, PQ
1Three Rivers, PQ 
2Quebec, PQQuebec, PQ
3St Lawrence Seaway 
4Ogdensburg, NY 
5Alexandria Bay, NY 
6Clayton, NY 
7Oswego, NY 
8Sylvan Beach, NY 
9Fonda, NY 
10Kingston, NY 
11West Point, NY 
 Arrive at New York, NYNew York, NY

Grande Caribe Ship Profile and Statistics


  • Cruise Line: Blount Small Ship Adventures
  • Ship Type: Coastal Ship
  • Line Class: Specialty
  • Registry: USA
  • Year Built: 1997
  • Year Last Refurbished: 2009
  • Capacity: 88 passengers
  • Decks: 3
  • Gross Tonnage: 94
  • Length: 184 ft
  • Beam: 40 ft
  • Average Speed: 10 knots
  • Outside Cabins: 44
  • Nationality of Officers: American
  • Nationality of Crew: American
  • Number of Crew: 20

Grande Caribe On-Board Recreation
  • Spa: No
  • Casino: No

Grande Caribe Dining Choices
  • Dining Room
    Cuisine: American
    Room Capacity: 100

Grande Caribe Entertainment
  • Dining Room
    Cuisine: American
    Room Capacity: 100
  • Lounge
    Description: Games, music, movies, local talent
    Room Capacity: 100

Grande Caribe Photos


Grande Caribe travel42 Professional Ship Review


The Grande Caribe coastal ship began service in 1997 and was the creation of master Rhode Island shipbuilder Luther Blount, who built small ships until his death in 2006. Compared to most coastal vessels, plain and simple remain the operative descriptions. The vessel was purpose-designed to traverse the narrow canals of the New York State Canal System. The vessel was refurbished in 2009 with new furnishings, audiovisual equipment in the lounge and much improved baths.

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