Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Classic Yacht, Custom Cruises, Seattle's Waterfront In Beautiful Lake Union

Bedrooms 2
Property type boat
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 State Rooms, 2 Heads, On The Water, Mountain And City Views, Custom Cruises,

This classic yacht offers waterfront views of Seattle's beautiful Lake Union and all of what Seattle has to offer all while staying aboard a classic 42' Grand Banks yacht - the Rainbird. This classic yacht is meticulously maintained and cared for and shows it throughout. She has 2 staterooms, each with its own 'head' and shower. The master stateroom has a center island queen bed with an office desk. The forward stateroom offers double twin size beds in a v-berth layout. The staterooms are located at opposite ends of the vessel lending well for 2 couples to stay aboard comfortably. Rainbird offers a refrigerator, stove, oven and microwave. She is moored in an ideal location close to downtown Seattle, Lake Union, U of W, and Lake Washington. The fly bridge deck gives you a second floor viewing area for entertaining and taking in an incredible view of the waterway and to enjoy Seattle's wonderful sunsets.

We offer custom cruises!!! Find us at You name it we can do it. Sight seeing, dinner, sunsets and Puget Sound tours are available.

Salmon fishing during season aboard our 28' Sports Fishing vessel is also an option... we specialize in Puget Sound Salmon and our favorite is Salmon and Tuna fishing out of Astoria during the entire month of August and the first week of September.

More Details

Kelley Marriott
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Kelley Marriott

I am 58 yrs old with 4 children who all grew up on the water. I fished out of Dutch Harbor Alaska before I retired back to the lower 48*. The Rainbird is our dream and you will see why when you see her. I have always loved the water and being on the Ocean.

Kelley Marriott purchased this boat in 2017

Why Kelley Marriott chose Cascade

We are lucky and have the Rainbird moored in the middle of all the action. We offer custom cruises that will fit all of your desired goals.

What makes this boat unique

Custom Cruises

Sound View Cruises

Sound View Charters & Guides Services


Cascade Boat Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • boat
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

81% Complete
9% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
9% Complete
Classic Yacht, Custom Cruises, Seattle's Waterfront In Beautiful Lake Union
average rating of 4.5454545 based on 11 reviews

My first "home-away" vacation was HEAVEN

  • 5 of 5

I had three teen-age daughters in tow.... the odds of me satisfying all three were not in my favor but the good Karma on the boat won them over. We felt safe and secure and it was so peaceful to sit out on deck and watch the wildlife, sail boats, and the rowing club launch to the side of us. The Yacht is spotless inside and out and Uber/ bus transportation was easy to access which was mandatory for us to get over to tour the college and squeeze in our sight seeing list. Next visit I hope to relax a little more and this will be where my next Seattle stay is booked. Bring a bottle of wine to enjoy up top .

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow Thank you for all of the kind words. It was our pleasure having you and your daughters experience our Rainbird. We hope your daughter attends the U and we will have to get you out for a cruise next time. Thx again and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Thanks again, Kelley
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Unconventional, pleasurable experience on Water!

  • 5 of 5

My two children, my parents and I enjoyed a 3 night visit and stay on the "Rain Bird" while visiting family in Seattle. Kelley's 42' Rain Bird moored on the water between Lakes Union & Washington was wonderful and unique experience! Also, we arranged with Kelley an incredible tour on the two lakes and canal areas. We cooked up salmon & wine lunch on the boat for our party of 8 and had a splendid time. All the children (ages 7-12) adored the boating experience! The boat is very well appointed for sleeping, cooking, dining and showering was very comfortable. There is definitely lots of noise above from the I-5 bridge traffic, but was really not a problem for us since it was the cold season and we were inside most of the time. Noise level is mostly muted when inside. Kelley was most delightful and helpful host! Arriving/departing to the Rain Bird was smooth and easy. Parking space for our car was a big plus. One should not compare this experience against standard hotel visit, as the entire sense of space, utility and experience is incomparable! However, those seeking unconventional and unique short stay on the water I can highly recommend Kelley's Rain Bird ! Beautiful wooden yacht very well maintained by its owner. Pictures are very realistic. I would definitely stay again in the future. Thank you Kelley!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 1


  • 5 of 5

We are in Seattle for a birthday trip. The Rainbird offered a unique locale to rest after a day of adventures.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, We are very fortunate to be able to offer a unique Seattle experience on Lake Union. The close location to all of Seattle's activities, U of W, Chihuly's Work Shop, 2 Man Kayaking, and 2 SUP all while enjoying all of what Lake Union and Lake Washington have to offer.
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Exactly what we were after.

  • 5 of 5

Great location for accessing Seattle and the SUP's and kayak were well enjoyed. Sure, it is in the shadow of i5 and can be somewhat loud during the day, but we just pretended we were on the open water and used the very capable sound system. Lots of boat traffic to watch and friendly neighbours. Great experience.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Olney, MD

Seattle Trip Aug 4-8, 2017

  • 5 of 5

Our family had an amazing time on the Rain Bird. Kelley was great from the time of booking until we called to let him know we had checked off the boat. Our kids loved having the kayak and paddle boards on board to use. They both master the boards in less than 5 mins and then were on them for hours at a time in the evenings. Boat was so clean and roomy for our family of 4. Would definitely recommend if you want an on the water experience in Seattle. Kids played in the water while we watched the beautiful sunset and enjoyed a glass of wine in the tower. Super close to the Space Needle and Pikes Market. Another plus the neighbors were so nice and helpful. Would rent again if we are ever back in Seattle. Thanks for making our Seattle trip one to remember. Julie, Ray, Natalie and Griffin from Olney, Maryland

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Julie and family, We are so happy we were able to help you guys to enjoy your visit to Seattle. You came at an awesome time to enjoy not only Seattle and all it has to offer but you were also be able to enjoy all of the fun water activities. You guy were a real joy to have on our Rainbird. Thx again Julie Kelley/Linda
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0


  • 5 of 5

The boat is well maintained and in a location with lots of water based activity. The owner was responsive to the minor issues that we had.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thx for the nice review Don. We are really happy to of had you and your wife aboard our Rainbird. Again I want to thank you for your helpful ideas and your attention to our Rainbird it really helped. We hope to see you again. Kelley/Linda
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0


Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Nearest Train
3 Miles
King Street
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Gas Works




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $99
Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.3%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

You might like these similar properties