|Minimum Stay||5 nights|
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Welcome to Paradise!!!
Thank you for your interest in chartering our catamaran for your upcoming holiday. We own 2 catamarans here in the USVI and BVI waters as well as manage bookings for many more.
We know planning a vacation online through these sites can quickly become overwhelming and with so many options it can be hard to decide on what exactly it is your are looking for in a charter boat (size, age, crew, water toys, cost ect)
So we have decided to take a new approach and
TELL YOU about the type of
GUESTS WE ARE LOOKING FOR IN OUR CHARTER GUESTS.
We want to call on the Fun loving, Easy Going, Active, Adventerous, Food loving, Families, Honeymooners and Here-for-a -good-time Group of Friends!!
If any of that sounds like you then read on.
We want guests who are excitied to try something DIFFERENT. ...wether this is your first sailing vacation or your tenth... exploring new islands, trying out scuba diving for the first time or learning more about the culture and cuisine of the islands we love.
We are here to cheer on the little kids who are excited for every new experience that comes their way, as well as to pamper the Big Kid at heart types looking to escape their adult responsibilities amd to jump into a week of living the worry free Caribbean Dream !
Snorkel or Scuba dive a famous ship wreck in the morning, snag a "cant get any fresher than that" fish in afternoon, Beach BBQ & Bonfires for dinner, Sleep out in a hammock under a million stars, visit our little islands, small restaurants (and e even smaller beach bars) limin with the locals... dance, play, climb a tree... Whatever you want because it's here and waiting for you!
If this sounds like your family or group of friends then please do take some time to read about our yacht and crew, browse the pictures, look at who we are ( owner details) links to our ebrouchure and web pages and info about this great charter adventure that awaits you.
Cheers and Happy Sails To You
OUR CHARTER PACKAGES:
We offer 3 charter packages which allow guests to be 'hands on' or 'completely pampered' as they choose.
Captain Only: Our Crew handles all the yacht operations while you take care of your own meals aboard the yacht or dine ashore. All operating costs such as as fuel, water, moorings, permits, customs, provisioning for yourself and crew are additional.
Half board Charters: Our Captain and 1st mate/Chef will take care of all the sailing AND serve up delicious breakfasts and either lunch or dinner each day. other meals are taken ashore each day.
Full Board All inclusive: Our Captain and 1st mate/Chef will sail your group far away from any cares or concerns you may have, preparing gourmet quality meals, serving tempting tropical cocktails and making sure you are pampered every minute of the day.
Diving for certified divers is included in all of our charter packages. Guests may bring own equipment, rent from a shop in the Virgin Islands or Rent gear directly from us.We have a dive instructor onboard if any are interested in a scuba course or lesson. Instructor fee's are additional and vary on course selected.
OUR STELLAR CREW:
As anyone can tell you, the yacht crew is the corner stone of a great charter vacation and we are proud to have one of the most popular crew teams working in the Virgin islands today. Fun, friendly, energetic with a can-do attitude easily describe our crew, however their combined EXPERINECE is what really makes them shine.
From family trips to romantic getaways and everything in between (bachelorette parties, anniversaries, retirements, boys week ect) - they have hosted them all and know instinctively which hat to wear to meet your groups expectations for a great holiday.
Born and raised in South Africa, Greg and Michelle have known each all their lives. They grew up in the same town, attended the same schools and shared the same circle of friends. After high school each sailed off in different directions to pursue careers in the Yachting world.
Greg and Michelle kept in touch as they hopscotched their way round the Caribbean and Mediterranean and as fate would have it the old friends were reunited when each accepted a position on a Mega Yacht based in Brazil. The rest as they say is history!
Together the couple have chartered in some of the most spectacular locations around the world including Mediterranean, Seychelles, Panama, St. Vincent & The Grenadines and the Virgin Islands (which they quickly fell in love with as their favorite place of all).
Loving the laid back charm of the Virgin Islands, Greg and Michelle jumped at the chance to join Free Ingwe.
Captain Greg is excited to share his knowledge and love of these amazing Islands with you. His professionalism and strong work ethic coupled with his easy going personality and great sense of humor make him well loved by charter guests. As a Padi diver master, avid fisherman, water sport enthusiast and excellent tender driver Greg ensures his charter guests have just as much fun in the water as they do while sailing and relaxing on-board.
Michelle’s formal chef training began at Antoinette’s Cookery School, a small school in South Africa known for its culinary themed courses focusing on different cultures, countries and gastronomic experiences.
Michelle’s is a friendly attentive hostess and chef with a flair for making new guests feel like old friends in no time.
Her reputation for impeccable service and ever growing chef skills led her to her first chef/mate job cruising the Mediterranean on a private yacht. She has received rave reviews from all of you guests, making sure each meal is perfect for her guests.
Thanks to its well-designed layout, spacious accommodations, modern features this yacht is an easy choice for those looking for some of the creature comforts of home. When you first step inside this yacht you will think it is brand new!! The yacht is spotless and shines inside and out with care and pride of ownership. It has been professionally (re)decorated in trendy, but not overpowering, Caribbean colors. Our easy care materials and bright, beautiful décor are both functional and comfortable. You will settle in quickly and feel right at home in no time.
We have 3 equal sized queen cabins with private en-suite heads and showers. The yacht is fully air-conditioned (although rarely needed) and has an onboard water maker reducing the need for excessive plastic water bottles.
The outdoor cockpit, dining area, front deck and trampolines of this yacht make it one of the best layout for a charter yacht catamaran. The back transom and swim scoops make getting into and out of the warm Caribbean water easy for guests of all ages and abilities. We have super comfy bean bag bead and two huge bean bag chairs at the front of the boat that are perfect for catching some rays or enjoying a great sundowners.
Water toys include a stand up paddle board, kayak/SUP combo, snorkel gear, wake board, water ski’s, floating chairs & noodles.
Our powerful tender (dinghy) seats 8 people comfortably for trips to shore and is great for active guests who are interested in trying out our water ski's and wake boards.
Your charter yacht will explore beautiful islands routes through the US, British and Spanish Virgin Islands. We can also arrange charters down island in St. Martin/ St.Marteen, St. Barth, Antigua, St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
We are happy to pick you up on any Island location to begin or end your charter. Every charter route is uniquely designed with input of the guests so that we are sure to bring each group to their idea of 'the very best place to visit'.
Here is an overview of some of the activities that await
Always wanted to learn how, but never had the chance? Now’s the time! Feel free to help as much or a little as you’d like when we sail around the islands. Whether you help us adjust the sails or take the helm you’re in for a truly exciting experience!
If the BVI slogan “Nature’s Little Secrets” doesn’t give it away, then you must see it for yourself. The BVI boasts some of the most astoundingly beautiful beaches you will ever see. White Bay, Savannah Bay and Sandy Spit, to name a few, are guaranteed to take your breath away.
Take an afternoon swim at Dead Man’s Bay on Peter Island, or get lost on Anegada’s endless beach while watching the sunset. All along the journey you’ll truly feel that you are in paradise.
What’s your poison? Waterskiing or wakeboarding? Knee boarding or “noodling”? Snorkeling or kayaking? We’ve got it all! No need to bring your equipment as we have everything you need to spend your time in the water the way you like!
Interested in SCUBA diving?
The same island geography that makes the BVI a perfect sailing destination, also creates excellent SCUBA diving. The British Virgin Islands are full of quiet harbors protected by wind swept points. These points often extend below the water’s surface in the form of fantastic coral reefs teeming with wildlife.
Want to take a break from the boat? The islands offer a number of great hikes. Take the morning to walk up Norman Island, and discover an old pirates’ lookout. Or find the abandoned house on Peter Island complete with artistic tile mosaics, most of which are still intact.
The Gorda Peak National Park boasts the highest point on Virgin Gorda. Once you reach 1359 feet, climb the wooden observation tower and take in the stunnig view the British Virgin Islands.
Finally stroll along Anegada’s endless of beach. Afterward, reward yourself with a cocktail at Cow Wreck Beach Bar, and when you’re ready to return to the boat, simply call for a taxi.
If your idea of relaxing includes a hot-stone massage or a pedicure, indulge in treatment. Peter Island Resort boasts a world-class spa. The islands of Tortola and Virgin Gorda offer spa options as well. Let us know, and we’ll help you book your treatment of choice.
While evenings on the water tend to be quiet and relaxing, the islands offer nightlife ranging from tranquil to absolutely crazy.
Looking for a place to shake your booty? The Willy T at Norman Island or Foxy’s on Jost van Dyke can offer you the music and ambiance to do just that.
Here during the full moon? Trellis Bay and Bomba Shack in Apple Bay offer Full Moon parties complete with food, drinks and live entertainment. The former offers a family-friendly atmosphere, while the latter, (the original) is a party where anything can happen.
There are a number of options throughout the islands to take in some live music. Quito's, Myett's and the Rock on Virgin Gorda to name a few.
While you won’t find a shopping mall Mecca in the islands, you will find little gems along the way to satisfy your inner shopaholic. Most islands have at least one to two shops where you can find souvenir t-shirts, local art and handicrafts.
Of course, when you’re ready to relax, you can lounge with a book on the bow trampolines, float on a noodle with a tropical drink, or doze in a hammock on one of the many white sand beaches. Since our yacht is your own personal floating resort, you choose what makes your ideal BVI yacht charter.
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My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
Rates based on Captain Only charter option for up to 6 guests.
Captain only rates are plus operating expenses (estimated at $100 day) and provisioning/meals taken ashore.
Half Board and Full Meal Plans avaialble.
Includes: breakfasts, lunch or dinner, daily snacks , beverages/bar , all permits, customs, 5 dives