The Vagabum RiverShip

Private Parties, Sunset Cruises & Business Retreats on Old Hickory Lake / Cumberland River.


We cater to all types of parties including Bachelorette, Bachelor, Girls Night out cruise or plan a visit to a party cove or a more private cove along Old Hickory Lake.

Call us at 615-824-8511

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Welcome to The RiverShip Vagabum. Yacht Cruises and Charters.


Experience the charm of The Rivership Vagabum and enjoy the day or evening on Old Hickory Lake.  Take in the views and breezes with a cocktail in hand.  The Vagabum is great for unique and private events for groups up to 12 and for larger groups we offer Bareboat Charters.  We offer a variety of cruises and charters, to offer your group an experience and memories to last a lifetime.  Call for info and we will make your cruise an unforgettable one.

Party Coves


Experience Greater Nashville by visiting one of Old Hickory's famous party coves.  The water is very shallow in these coves and is great for swimming and other water activities as the water is only 3-4 feet deep in some spots. Call Captain Russ at 615-824-8511.

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About Us

Somewhere between houseboat rentals and a private yacht charter is the river ship VAGABUM; a 65', all steel, any weather, ocean-experienced, mini-ship available for your Nashville Captained boat charters or bareboat charters. Charters. It truly is a "Ship" versus houseboat, sailboat, pontoon or any other traditional lake or river boat. The RiverShip VAGABUM and Captain Russ provide an extremely unique and exciting boat charter experience on the beautiful Cumberland River & Old Hickory Lake from the Port of Hendersonville around Nashville, TN.

RiverShip Cruises Yacht Charters

RiverShip Cruises yacht charter in Nashville is perfect for all sorts of group activities, parties, special events.  One of the great things to do in Nashville to experience the natural beauty of Old Hickory Lake and the Cumberland River more than just a boat rental.  We provide the Captain and Cruise Director for groups up to 12.

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Rivership Cruises Nashville

Hendersonville, Tennessee, United States