Catamaran Sailing - BVI Charter

Altesse Catamaran

Altesse Catamaran is a beautiful 2013 Lagoon 560, able to accommodate 8 guests in 4 queen size cabins, or 3 queen cabins and a fun bunk room for kids. Lagoon 560s are widely acknowledged as the best charter boats on the market, due to their bright and spacious cabins, beautiful internal relaxation areas and wide range of comfortable lounging and dining spaces.

Altesse Catamaran

56' Lagoon catamaran
4 queen cabins/heads
Year round BVI
$26,000/8

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Altesse Catamaran

Accomodations:

4 queen cabins/heads

Amenities:

Fully air conditioned
Salon Satellite TV
Salon stereo - Wi-fi
Hair dryers - Water maker
Ice maker - Hammock

Water Sports:

WakeBoard - 2-Man Kayak
Adult & Kids Water Skis
Knee Board - Tube
Fishing Gear - Dinghy: 14.5
2 Stand-up Paddleboards
8 person floating sun island

Altesse Catamaran
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Altesse Catamaran

Meet the Altesse Catamaran crew:  Sarah and Richard Bowman

Altesse CrewSarah and Richard are highly experienced, award winning charter crew who have completed more than 100 charters in the BVI and been presented with an award for Crew of the Year in 2012. Even more important than that their clients love them and want to keep sailing with this professional, enthusiastic and dedicated couple.

Richard is an accomplished yacht captain, sailor and divemaster. He has sailed extensively in the Mediterranean and Caribbean, but has developed an in-depth knowledge of the BVI, allowing him to adapt the charter to suit the guests on board and show them less frequented coves and bays as well as the hitting the top BVI spots at the best time of day. He has led more than 200 dives in the BVI and knows a large number of dive sites suitable for all levels of diver. Richard also competed internationally as a life guard, so always ensures everyone enjoys the water with the knowledge there is someone on hand to help if they feel ‘out of their depth’. Richard loves sharing his passion for sailing, diving, nature and the water with guests, ensuring they get the very most out of their trip.

Sarah is the epitome of the perfect First Mate and Chef. She has professional culinary training, but it is her passion and love of food that makes her the amazing chef that she is. She loves nothing more than to cook food which people adore and is happiest when she is adapting her menu to suit the tastes of those on board. Like Richard, she is fantastic with people and makes everyone feel comfortable and at home. Her biggest motivation is finding the extra personal touches that turn a great vacation into an unforgettable experience. She is extremely energetic and enthusiastic, and loves the outdoors. Sarah is always up for an adventure, whether it's sailing, running with guests, hiking, diving or snorkeling. She is extremely neat and tidy, but as a qualified boat captain she also knows how to sail a boat and get her hands dirty when needed.

Sarah and Richard have been married for 12 years and work together perfectly as a team. This outgoing and friendly English couple create a unique environment on board; making others feel welcomed and part of their team. Their top notch professionalism shows from raising the first sail to catering to every individual need of those around them. They both take great pride in their work, and it shines through. Everyone who comes on board wants to come back and sail with them again and again.

Altesse Catamaran Sample Menu:

BREAKFAST

Baked French Cinnamon Toast served with warm maple syrup and natural yoghurt
Eggs Florentine served with grilled asparagus, crispy bacon and homemade Hollandaise sauce
Blueberry, Strawberry and Mango Pancakes served with honey and natural yoghurt
Freshly Baked Banana and Walnut Loaf, served with hot Croissant and Pain au Chocolate
All served with Fresh Tropical Fruit, Continental and American Cheeses, Bagels, Toast, Granola and yoghurt

DINNER

Roulade of Salmon and Sole served with a Crème Fraiche and Dill Sauce, Garlic Roast Potatoes, Sautéed Vegetables with Ginger and a Green Leaf Salad
Pork Tenderloin stuffed with Porcini Mushrooms wrapped in Palma Ham, served with Potato Dauphinoise, baby vegetable bundles and roasted broccoli
Baked Mahi Mahi topped with a sundried tomato and bacon crust served with coconut rice and a warm plantain salad
Grilled Fillet Steak with Creamed Butter Beans and Leeks and a Rocket and Blue Cheese Salad
Scallops wrapped in Pancetta served with Herby Puy Lentils and Wilted Spinach

LUNCH

Grill seared Tuna Nicoise Salad served with an Italian Garlic and Herb Dressing and Crusty French Bread
Seafood Risotto served with a Zesty Lime and Green Leaf Salad
Beef Tenderloin Kebabs served with Curried Rice, Blackbean and Roasted Red Pepper salad and Homemade Banana Salsa
Moroccan Spiced Chicken Tangine served with jewelled cous cous and and a mint and aubergine salad
Warm Thai Shrimp Salad served with spicy peanut rice noodles with fresh vegetables and sesame wontons

DESSERT

Tarte Tatin served with homemade honey and mascarpone ice cream
Individual summer berry trifles
Rich Chocolate Mousse served with Baileys Whipped Cream and Chocolate leaves
Poached Peaches served with a Raspberry and Vanilla coulis
Hazelnut Torte with Crème Anglais

2016 Altesse Catamaran Weekly Charter Rates:

   2 guests  3 guests 4 guests 5 guests 6 guests 7 guests 8 guests
2016  $21,900  $23,000  $23,000 $24,300 $24,300 $25,000 $26,000

Christmas / NY:  plus 10%, 6 guests minimum

2017 Altesse Catamaran Weekly Charter Rates:

   2 guests  3 guests 4 guests 5 guests 6 guests 7 guests 8 guests
2017  $22,000  $22,500  $23,000 $24,000 $24,500 $26,000 $27,000

Christmas / NY:  plus 10%, 6 guests minimum