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Cremation Scattering Cruises
"Attended / Non-Attended"
"Celebrating Your Loved One's Life 
with the Dignity and Respect they Deserve"

“Attended” Memorial Cruise

“Attended” Memorial Cruise, is a beautiful way to assist with the passing of your loved one. In its own serene majestic way, the ocean helps calm our sadness and brings a sense of closure.

Cruise includes:

  • First mate greets family/guest at, INLET HARBOR MARINA, 133 Inlet Harbor Road, Ponce Inlet, Florida.

  • After boarding the private 50ft motor yacht, “AleMande”, you are greeted by the Captain (Insured/Licensed by USCG – 25 yrs. Experience).

  • Captain meets with designated family member to review all details of cremation scattering prior to departure.

  • Captain provides brief safety instructions to all passengers.

  • Departure proceeds to a serene location approximately Three (3) miles offshore.  
            (Entire cremation scattering cruise is approximately 2.5 hrs. @ a starting price of $650.00)

  • Crew offer/serves complimentary soft drinks, juices, water and coffee. (Dignity at Sea staff is available to arrange for flowers/petals; food platters to be on board prior to the arrival of Client/Family - minimal charge)  Client/Family are also welcomed to bring champagne, wine, spirit libations, or the likes, for a toast to the departed loved one.  (Cups, napkins, plates and utensils are complimentary)

  • Client/Family are welcomed to bring music, family movies/photos (on CD), to be displayed/played on flat screen televisions (located inside/outside) for all to enjoy. 

  • Arrival at the serene designated location, the Captain, Clergy and/or family member(s) will conduct ceremony, release of cremains and flowers.  

  • Family may take all the time necessary to reflect and say their goodbyes.

  • Slowly vessel makes it's way back to Inlet Harbor Marina. 

  • After debarkation, passengers are escorted off the vessel.  
  • There are several local restaurants in the area for families / additional guests, to meet/gather/dine to continue the celebration of your loved one(s). 

  • Some families prefer to add, additional cruise time, for a “Celebration of Life” River Cruise (1.5hrs.), on the scenic intra-coastal waterway, prior to the cremation scattering ceremony, which can include a theme of loved one’s hobby/sport, platters of loved one’s favorite foods, memory photo tree etc., This allow family/friends to settle in and smile, laugh, shed a few tears all while reflecting on their loved one’s life. (See “Celebration of Life” River Cruise) 

  • Post Cruise - Designated family member will receive a Dignity at Sea "Memorial Certificate" (via USPS) with date, longitude/latitude of disbursement.  This gives meaning to many families for re-visiting at later dates and for disbursing other family cremains at the same serene location.

  • The option to disburse additional cremains of other family members, on same cruise, is available for an additional $25.00 per scattering.

  • Gratuity is not included. As with any personal services rendered, a 10% - 20% Crew Gratuities is an accepted way to say “thank you” for exceptional crew service.


​“Celebration of Life” River Cruise

In these difficult times, sometimes mourning a life is not what your loved one requested. Your loved one has requested his life should be celebrated! What better way to celebrate than to have family and friends meet in an informal and relaxed environment as you cruise (2.5 hrs.) the scenic intra-coastal waterway. A celebration where stories are told, and eyes mist over and laughter rings out. A special moment when closest friends and family who so loved this person gather together and celebrate the loved one’s life.

Dignity at sea is available to assist in creating that special moment….

"Celebration of Life” River Cruise include:

  • First mate greets family/guest at Inlet Harbor Marina, 133 Inlet Harbor Rd., Ponce Inlet, Florida 32127

  • After boarding the private 50ft motor yacht, “AleMande”, you are greeted by the Captain (Insured/Licensed by USCG – 25 yrs. Experience).

  • The Captain will meet with designated family member to review all details of the “Celebration of Life” River Cruise.

  • Brief safety instructions are given by the Captain to all passengers.

  • Departure begins -- Enjoy your family/Guests and the scenic intra-coastal waterway.

  • Entire Celebration of Life River Cruise is approximately 2.5 hrs. 

  • Crew will offer/serve complimentary soft drinks, juices, water and coffee. Family is welcomed to bring champagne, wine, spirit libations or the likes for a toast to the departed.

  • Family is also welcomed to bring music, family movies/photos (CD recommended), to be displayed on flat screen televisions for all to enjoy. 

  • After debarkation, passengers are safely escorted off the vessel.
  • There are several local restaurants in the area for families / additional guests, to meet/gather/dine to continue the celebration of your loved one(s). 


Here are just a few suggestions we offer:

  • Theme your gathering after your loved one’s favorite sport, hobby and/or television show. 
  • Create a memorial stone jar where each of your guests write a special memory or something that they loved about your loved one on a rock and place in the jar.
  • Give guest a small bag of “Forget Me Not” seeds to plant in honor of your loved one.
  • Host a slide show for family and friends. Everybody will enjoy the trip down memory lane.
  • Create a Photo Tree, having family and friends bring their favorite photo of the loved one and place it on the tree. Have everyone share why it was their favorite photo.







"Unattended" Memorial Cruise

Dignity at Sea provides a means for a peaceful and ceremoniously interment of the loved one when families are unable to attend. “Non-Attended” Memorial Cruise offers a dignified option for families who are personally unable to be present or seeking a lower cost alternative. (Starting price @ $275.00)

Arrangements for transportation of cremated remains can be made either with the United States Postal Service or thru a funeral director.  

Dignity at Sea services include:

  • In a professional and respectful manner, Dignity at Sea takes possession of cremated remains from USPS and/or local funeral directors.
  • Within Seven (7) days of receipt, the Captain will travel approximately Three (3) miles offshore (required by law).
  • The Captain will conduct a dignified and respectful ceremony. (Picture is taken and provided to designated family member.
  • After the cruise, a designated family member will receive a Dignity at Sea “Memorial Certificate” (via mail) with the date, longitude/latitude of disbursement. The longitude/latitude location gives meaning to the family for visiting at later dates and/or for disbursing cremated remains of additional family members.
  • The option to disburse additional cremains of other family members, on the same cruise, is available for an additional $25.00 per scattering.
  • Gratuity is not included. As with any personal services rendered, a 10% - 20%.  Crew Gratuities is an accepted way to say “thank you” for exceptional crew service.

Shipping instructions:

The use of United States Postal Service, registered mail, is one of the most secure form of transportation. The shipment is protected by the United States Government and guarded in a government facility to assure the safety and protection of cremated remains.

  • Pack container in proper shipping box. 
  • Enclose your payment for Dignity at Sea in the form of money order or cashier check and mailing address.
  • Ship only via USPS, registered mail, return receipt requested.
  • Next to mailing address, indicate the contents of package on outside of box: “Cremated Human Cremains”
  • Ship to: Dignity at Sea, Ponce Inlet, Florida 32127