- Parts of the Boat
- Parts of the Rig
- Knot Tying
- Line Management
- Sail Bending and Flaking
- Points of Sail
- Tacking and Jibing
- Reefing (Shortening Sail)
- Docking Under Power
- Crew Overboard Recovery
At Zero George we don’t just ring in the New Year, we raise the bar on celebrating. Join us for a night of elegance, culinary delight and candlelit extravagance, and awaken on your first morning of 2018 in one of our luxury rooms. This package includes accommodations and (2) tickets to our exclusive black-tie affair (masquerade optional) featuring jazz, champagne and caviar, cocktails and indulgent hors d’oeuvres specially created by Chef Vinson Petrillo. NYE party begins at 9 pm on 12/31/17.
Stay and play your way this winter. Choose from our selection of offerings: 4th night free, $100 F&B credit, or a private wine or cocktail class.
*Blackout dates apply. 2-night minimum required.
Allow Zero George to add a little spark with a bottle of champagne and chocolate covered strawberries. You’ll fall in love with Charleston in a truly special way.
Our concierge can arrange private carriage tours for two through our romantic streets. Contact our concierge to enhance your stay even further! Carriage tour not included in Romance Package.
After spending the day exploring the streets of our Old Walled City, put your feet up and set sail aboard a private yacht for up to six. While enjoying the Low Country breeze, take in the beauty of our city skyline with the steeples and spires lining the horizon. Enjoy catered hors d’oeuvres and toast to your Zero George stay as you watch the lights of Charleston come to life as the sun slips into the Harbor. Don’t forget to bring your camera, the sunset will be worthy of an Instagram!
As charming and alluring as Charleston is by foot, the Lowcountry is truly magical from up high. A customized Holy City Helicopter tour offers both adventure and aerial delight, giving you an unforgettable overview of the city, surrounding waterways and geography. You’ll be in good hands on high with a licensed local pilot and tour guide, and will take away incredible photos, memories, and two Zero George hats.
Charleston’s burgeoning art scene is almost too much to digest, that’s why we help you zero in on an insider’s tour of choice contemporary galleries led by the president of the Charleston’s Art Association, along with visits with some local artists in their studios. There’s an option to complete your art-filled stay with a private lesson in pastels for two at the Cecil Gallery, and take home your own Charleston work of art.
Our three night Architecture Package includes a private docent led tour of the Nathaniel Russell House, a grand Federal townhouse built in 1808. Set amid spacious formal gardens, the Nathaniel Russell House is a National Historic Landmark and is widely recognized as one of America’s most important neoclassical dwellings.
In addition you will enjoy a private docent led tour of the Aiken Rhett House, a Charleston double house built in 1820 that stands as the most well preserved antebellum townhouse in the city. It is also recommended that you visit the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art on the College of Charleston campus.
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Learn to sail with world class championship sailing instructors. The first of two classes turns the novice into competent sailors with a firm foundation in sailing fundamentals in a 3-day Basic Keelboat 1 class – teaching the basics of sailing and boat handling.
The US Sailing curriculum then progresses into an additional 3-day Basic Keelboat 2 course which focuses on the student’s ability to handle the boat in a variety of conditions and coordinate crew for both efficient sailing and safety. Students practice their new skills extensively on the water throughout the duration of each course.
You can be certified to sail solo in two long weekends spent on Charleston’s harbor. Keelboat 1 and Keelboat 2 classes are 3-days each and can also be combined.
Enjoy a two night stay in our luxurious accommodations featuring contemporary décor and furnishings, and attend a Monday evening intimate cooking class from 7:00pm – 9:00pm with our chef. You will learn how to prepare Lowcountry cuisine while enjoying tastings of regional specialties. The class features a three-course meal with paired wine.
Zero George is minutes away from South Carolina’s most gorgeous beaches and barrier islands. This two night package will put you and yours on one of Charleston’s most pristine beaches. Let us arrange your hassle free and fully outfitted beach excursion. This package for two includes:
Additional guests can be added for $80/person
For a unique spring escape, treat yourself or your best gal pals to Zero George’s new Shopping Package for an exclusive peek at what makes Charleston one of Conde Nast Traveler’s top shopping destinations. This two-night getaway includes a 3-hour private shopping excursion with the fabulous Andrea Serrano, professional stylist and the style maven behind Charleston Shop Curator. We adore Andrea’s impeccable taste and her knowledge for not only the latest styles, but how those styles can work best for you.
Disclaimer: Zero George is not liable for overindulgence as a result of this exclusive shopping experience! *In the event that Andrea Serrano is not available during your requested date, one of her associates will be available for the tour.
Charleston is a photographer’s dream, with magical light, captivating streetscapes and breathtaking natural beauty. Exploring the city through your lens allows you see it as never before, especially when guided by an expert local eye with our 3 or 5-hour photography tour customized to your interests: architecture, landscape, or perhaps a 1-on-1 lesson.
Whether you want to master the F-stop on your SLR or just improve your iPhone camera skills, our handpicked Charleston-based photography pros, Kirk Chambers, Nickie Stone or Andrew Cebulka, will offer expert guidance and insight. Contact the Concierge to learn more and to set up your own private photography tour of Charleston.
Sometimes you just need indulgent R&R with your BFFs. Treat yourselves with a 50-minute massage and facial. We’ll take of the scheduling, the transportation, while you focus on ultimate relaxation. Take home a pair of our specialty custom Lake Pajamas as a remembrance of things pampered and past.
For the ultimate culinary experience, we invite you to cook side-by-side with Zero George’s award-winning executive chef Vinson Petrillo. This hands-on evening offers an intimate, intensive opportunity to learn tips from a master as well as earn your own Hedley & Bennett chef’s apron. Up to two guests will be Chef Petrillo’s apprentice for the first part of the evening, then relax to enjoy a three-course meal that you had a hand in preparing. In addition to gastronomic expertise, you’ll take home a new Korin chef’s knife, your chef’s apron and a signed menu.
This package requires direct booking through our concierge.
Purchase your tickets to this sell-out event through Zero George. The Garden & Gun Jubilee is a three-day festival celebrating the best of G&G—a colorful mix of sporting, curated shopping, music, art, Southern food, and live entertainment. Contact our concierge to reserve your room and Jubilee tickets. Events are hosted at Charles Towne Landing in addition to a variety of venues and local spots in Charleston. The Jubilee is December 1-3, 2017.