The fun party boat on Seattle's Lake Union and Lake Washington

Sternwheeler Party Boat

The Christine W.
Authentic Sternwheeler

          (206) 850-7648


The Christine W. was built in Parkersberg, West Virginia on the Ohio River in 1993. In 1994 she was sold to an operator in Newport Beach, CA. The vessel was called the Newport Landing Belle and did charters on Newport Bay until sold to the current owner in 2003. The vessel was moved to Seattle by truck and the name changed to Christine W. in memory of the owner's niece who had died of cancer in 2003.


The Christine W. is 68 feet in overall length, 15 feet wide, and draws 26 inches of water. She has four rudders and is driven by a ten foot diameter paddle wheel. She is powered by a 76 horsepower diesel engine. She also has a 60 horsepower diesel that drives a 27 KW generator. The Christine W. is one of the few paddle wheel driven vessels on the west coast.


The Christine W. is the ideal venue for your next party on the water

49 passenger capacityspacious inside dining room

spacious decks; upper deck can seat 20

close to the water

sound system with a cd player and iPod connection

space for dancing on carpeted upper deck

tables and chairs for sit down dining or sightseeing

bar with ice cooler, two restrooms

character and charm from a by-gone era


The Christine W. is a US Coast Guard certified vessel, and all cruises are run by an experienced and licensed Captain and professional and courteous crew. Your safety and enjoyment aboard this beautiful and unique vessel are our number one priority.