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Yacht Innisfail

Larger Groups will enjoy the ageless qualities of Innisfail (pronunced - Ennis-fall).

While not inexpensive by any means, Innisfail presents an elegant image that bride and corporate executive alike will be pleased with.


The perfect venue for groups of up to 50 Innisfail is located just a short walk from Southern Comfort at the Charleston City Marina.


At 92' Innisfail is the largest of the yachts we offer with private charter rates normally starting at $1,350.00 per hour and based on the number of guests.


Please call us to discuss in detail chartering Innisfail, we'll be happy to provide you with a detailed quote and answer any questions you may have and even arrange for a private dockside tour.


Southern Comfort Yachts, LLC


History of Innisfail

Designed by John Trumpy and built by the famed Mathis Yacht Building Company in the late 1930s, the 92-foot Innisfail was commissioned by Joseph Cudahy, a successful Chicago businessman of Irish heritage.

As a Mathis-Trumpy yacht owner, Cudahy joined the elite rank of the Dodges, DuPonts, Chryslers, Whitneys and Guggenheims, people who valued pristine craftsmanship and the ultimate in performance.

Not long after her christening, however, the U.S. Navy commandeered the Innisfail and other luxury yachts to serve as a shore patrol fleet during World War II. She was refitted with two 20mm cannons on her deck and a depth charge rack on her stern, and protected the East Coast for five years.

In 1947, Innisfail was decommissioned and refurbished as a luxury

yacht once again, remaining in government service until 1965. As a presidential yacht, she was host to world leaders and dignitaries from Charles de Gaulle, Anwar Sadat, Presidents Truman, Eisenhower and Kennedy, and in later years Presidents Nixon and Clinton.

In 1965, the ship was returned to private ownership, used as a charter vessel in South Florida and Chicago.

In the fall of 2007, Moore's Marine in Beaufort, North Carolina, began painstakingly restoring the yacht to her original condition.

Now sailing from Charleston, the lovely Innisfail once again proudly cruises the coast, offering the ultimate in luxury and style.




Yacht Innisfail underway in the Charleston Harbor. 
Yacht Innisfail's gleeming decks require continual attention.
Yacht Innisfail as she returns to The Charleston City Marina.
Dockside Reception for one of South Carolina's Congressmen.