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Catamaran Aliwe, 53ft, 6 guests based in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Weekly Charter Rates

$17,000 (2 passengers 7 nights)
$19,000 (6 passengers 7 nights)*
*Price range is subject to change. Please Contact Us for pricing for various party sizes, number of nights and seasons. Best price guarantee: We endeavor to offer the lowest prices available and will always match lowest rates. We accept Visa, MasterCard and AMEX, no fees.


Guests Cabins Length
6 3 53ft
Guest cabin configuration:
2 King, 1 Queen en-suite cabins with A/C
Designer Royal Cape
Built 2014
Children Allowed Yes
Children Min. Age Water Safe
Home port Compass Point Marina, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Scuba Rendezvous only
Aliwe 1 Aliwe 2 Aliwe 3 Aliwe 4 Aliwe 5 Aliwe 6 Aliwe 7 Aliwe 8 Aliwe 9 The salon is a comfortable place to relax in the A/C. The enormous outdoor seating area features a grill station The flybridge is a favorite place for guest to enjoy the 360 views while under sail or enjoying the sunset. A cocktail fridge is convenient for drinks. King Stateroom Second King Stateroom Queen Stateroom Guest head Guest Staterooms feature flat screen TVs and plenty of light. King Stateroom with Flat Screen A pretty table for the guests Guests love the giant floating lily pad Aft lounge deck with stairs leading to flybridge lounge. Fishing station with sink and grill Flybridge facing forward Enormous forward deck Guests toasting another amazing day aboard Aliwe Guests enjoying a front row seat to the beautiful BVI

Catamaran Aliwe Overview

Aliwe is a 2015 Royal Cape catamaran offering all of the features of the Majestic 530 plus a fly bridge, providing incredible panoramic 360-degree views.

The cockpit area features a fridge, bench seating and a cocktail table. Aliwe has additional modifications which further add to the enjoyment of diving, fishing and other recreational activities while ensuring that the spacious and comfortable cockpit area is not impacted.

The huge galley opens directly into the cockpit and flows into a comfortable cockpit seating area for interior dining or morning coffee.

The thee spacious guest cabins feel even larger due to the huge headroom and light, highly polished woodwork. Each cabin features an en-suite electric head with walk-in shower.

Ports and Available Cruising Areas

Home port: Compass Point Marina, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Winter cruising area: Caribbean Virgin Islands
Summer cruising area: Caribbean Virgin Islands


Air Conditioning: Full
Salon Stereo
Salon TV
Deck Shower
Hair Dryer
Board Games
Sun Awning
Ice Maker
Water Maker

Water toys

2-Man Kayak
Floating Mats
Snorkel Gear
Fishing Gear
Fishing Type: Light Tackle
Fishing Rods: 2
Dinghy: 10
Dinghy Outboard HP: 15
Other equipment includes:

2 man Kayak, Giant Floating Lilly pad, 2 Stand Up Paddleboards, SubWing (under water flying!), Full Face Aria Snorkel Masks, 8 Lazy Bunz float chairs, Gear for 6 Divers

Crew photo

Meet the Crew

Collin & Corrine Steyn

Interested in a fun-filled, exciting time aboard Aliwe with the perfect Captain and Chef/Mate combo? Then Collin and Corinne are your team!

Collin and Corinne discovered their love for the outdoors and outdoor activities growing up on game preserves in South Africa. They love waterskiing, wakeboarding, scuba diving, sailing, dirt bike riding, camping, hiking and hunting, clearly an active couple. They relocated to the USA 15 years ago and raised their family with the same intense exposure to watersports and the outdoors at their house on Lake Anna, Virginia and their farm in South Africa. Adrenalin junkies alike they have also bungee jumped the highest commercial jump in the word, dived with great white sharks, white water rafted the Zambezi Gorge and scuba dived the Great Barrier Reef.

Collin's love for sailing grew during his conscription in the South African Navy as a Naval Officer. He has skippered sailing charters in the BVI's, Grenadines and Turkey. His love for people is evident the minute you meet him.

Corinne's attention to detail, eye for elegance and creativity can be seen through her décor style, tasteful table settings and artistic culinary skills. Her love for food preparation and hosting expanded through cooking and entertaining for friends, small corporate management teams and eventually event planning.

As 'empty nesters' they are finally able to enjoy the hospitality and sailing life-style they are so suited to and have always dreamed of.

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Availability for Aliwe:

Listed below are any confirmed reservations or unavailability, as well as current holds / options. Note: this calendar is not always 100% current. Please contact us for more information about available dates aboard this yacht.

Upcoming 12 Months Reservation Calendar:

Available weekend day:
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Reservation Calendar with Port Locations:

On Hold: Thursday, 30 March 2017 to Monday, 3 April 2017: Option Taken: Crown Bay, St Thomas* to Crown Bay, St Thomas*
Booked: Saturday, 8 April 2017 to Saturday, 15 April 2017: Booked: Compass Point, St Thomas* to Compass Point, St Thomas*
Booked: Monday, 17 April 2017 to Thursday, 20 April 2017: Booked: West End, Tortola, BVI* to West End, Tortola, BVI*
Booked: Friday, 5 May 2017 to Friday, 12 May 2017: Booked: Compass Point, St Thomas* to Compass Point, St Thomas*
Booked: Saturday, 27 May 2017 to Saturday, 3 June 2017: Booked: Compass Point, St Thomas* to Compass Point, St Thomas*
On Hold: Thursday, 8 June 2017 to Monday, 12 June 2017: Option Taken: Compass Point, St Thomas* to Compass Point, St Thomas*
Booked: Friday, 30 June 2017 to Sunday, 9 July 2017: Booked: Compass Point, St Thomas* to Compass Point, St Thomas*
On Hold: Saturday, 29 July 2017 to Sunday, 6 August 2017: Option Taken: Compass Point, St Thomas* to Compass Point, St Thomas*
Booked: Wednesday, 27 December 2017 to Wednesday, 3 January 2018: Booked: Compass Point, St Thomas* to Compass Point, St Thomas*
On Hold: Saturday, 24 February 2018 to Saturday, 3 March 2018: Option Taken: Compass Point, St Thomas* to Compass Point, St Thomas*

Hours required between charters: 24 hours

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Contact us for rates and current availability or to book a charter aboard Aliwe!

 An Epic 50th Birthday and AMAZING Week!
How can we thank you enough for rolling out the red carpet for us this week!? You are such a great team and even in the most tricky of situations you never snapped at one another - a great team, a beautiful couple and perfect captain and first mate. The food was 5 star, the jokes - off the chart and the grappa - no words! :) We adore you both and look forward to hosting you in Colorado. ~ Linde and John M.

What an amazing week this was! Thank you for helping to surprise Rich for a truly epic 50th birthday and for being a part of our engagement - an evening we will never forget! You were the perfect hosts and felt like one of the gang from the start. We will always remember our week on the Aliwe and hope to see you back here soon! Until then you will have homes in Virginia and Colorado that we are eager to share. Happy Sailing!~ Katie P and Rich B

You are now part of our family! I can't express how wonderful you made our trip. Thank you for everything! We hope to see you in Denver soon. Thank you for an amazing week! ~Jill and Eugene M

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 Every Day Was The BEST Day. Impossible To Pick Just One...
Capt. Collin and Super 1st Mate Corinne,

I can't believe our BVI adventure is coming to a close. Y'all have been fantastic hosts and I cannot thank you enough for all the good times we enjoyed. Great food, awesome sailing and so many memories to treasure for a life time. We will be back again!! Soon!!!~Frank Roche

You both were fantastic. This is the trip of a lifetime and having y'all as our crew just made it even better! Your energy and zest for life comes out in every aspect of what y'all do. This was the perfect week and I couldn't imagine it with anyone better. You both feel like part of the family now! Until next time...~Robin and Stephen

This is without a doubt the most glorious trip we have been on. Thanks to Corinne and Collin who paid attention to every detail making us comfortable, cared for and the FUN never stopped! Our family can't wait to do this again and be with our crew who have become friends.~Patsy Roche

Wow! Words cannot properly describe how incredible this trip has been. The experience would not have been the same without the two of you. You both have added so much more to paradise than I could have expected or asked for. Corinne - thank you for all the delicious meals, your history lessons and your encouragement for adventure. Colin - thank you for your superb navigation skills, your fun music and your sense of humor. Most of all thank you both for your warmth and making us feel not only friends, but family. This trip will be treasured by Brian and I for the rest of our lives. Every day was the best day.... impossible to pick just one. Thank you for a trip of a lifetime! Let's keep in touch!


Holly and Brian

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 This Was a WOW Trip!
One last day in paradise - so many words I would like to put down on this page but I would run out of room. Such a great experience. I feel that I now have true friends in the islands. This was a WOW trip. You two are the BOMB! Cant' wait for our next trip together. Happy sailing, with our love~Sybil M and Jeff K

I can't believe our trip has come to an end! What a most amazing and wonderful trip! This is by far the most relaxing vacation. The timing to all the favorite spots was amazing. I can't say enough about all the delicious meals, beautiful table-scapes, wonderful appetizers and all.

We were completely spoiled and loved every minute of it. We can't wait to come back - this is a definite 'do again'. From scuba, scooters, high jumping, beautiful secluded beaches, hot spots, turtles, we did it all! Thank you so much for your perfect personalities and hosts. You are both great people. Please keep in touch!~Joe and Bethany O

Such an amazing experience. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and the hospitality was perfect. The planning of food/menu and adventures was much appreciated.

We enjoyed ALL the places you took us to. I was happy to get out of my comfort zone too! Jumping off Willy T's, snorkeling and so much more. You out did yourselves and surpassed our expectations.~Pat and Michele F

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 Fantastic and Memorable!
We cannot begin to thank you both enough for allowing us to experience the BVI in such a fantastic and memorable way. Your work ethic is just impeccable, your personalities are so much fun to see on a daily basis, and your meals are definitely 5 star!

We loved all your port suggestions from Willy Ts (a classic for sure) to Soggy Dollar to Indians for snorkeling, Peter Island, Cooper Island, Saba Rock.each gave us a unique taste of the BVIs. We appreciate your flexibility in picking up other family members, too.- They enjoyed it as much as us!

So sad that our week here is ending, but we will never EVER forget you both. Thank you so much for all the love and laughter.~Paula and Scott

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 Discreet But Also Available, Personable
You have been wonderful hosts. Discreet but also so available, personal. You made us feel at home. The cooking was spectacular, your attention to details in the setup of the table is a tribute to your taste and sense of decoration. We have no doubt you will be a success.Happy Sailing.~Mary and Jean P.

The dream is real ! I feel like a new woman! Thanks, Collin and Corinne, for making this experience maginficent. Thank you for your kindness, culinary skills and the perfect Rojitos by Captain Colin. To share our first trip in the BVI with you has been an honor. You are so kind and generous with your experience in this beautiful place. We will come back to this paradise and for sure we will charter with you again. ~Valerie and Frederic

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 One of Our Best Weeks Ever as a Family
We spent one of our best weeks ever as a family in the BVIs aboard Aliwe.

She is a 53 ft Sail cat built in South Africa. We have been on lots of boats, and chose her based on accommodations and the newness of this boat along with the size and spaciousness of the galley and staterooms. We were not disappointed. The headroom was amazing, and the electric toilets and showers in each stateroom were great. We are a family of 4 with 2 teenage girls, and each had their own room. We, the parents, had our own state room with a king sized bed where we slept with open hatches at night and could feel ocean breezes all night... loved it!

The crew were very gracious hosts, and most accommodating to our every needs. They were first to rise and last to bed every night, but made sure we were looked after during the trip. Our oldest daughter is Vegan, and the chef made sure she had what she wanted every meal, along with honoring the rest of the familys request for more traditional meals. We had our choice for a menu (both food /snacks/and bar) and all was aboard exactly as we requested (even the Moet and Chandon Champagne). We were greeted on arrival with wonderful snacks and champagne. Our favorite part of the day was the afternoon when the chef appeared with a yummy tray of snacks and her question of our afternoon drink of choice.

The captain took us to all the highlights of the BVIs, but was open to any requests we had and would sit with us in the galley and go over the charts of the BVIs and let us pick any destination that looked good, total adventure!

We snorkeled, paddle boarded, kayaked, swam, or went sightseeing everyday, basically whatever we wanted to do. The crew were very professional, yet at the same time, became like family and interacted with us on a very personal level when they were not otherwise doing their jobs as Captain and first mate.

After trips, we typically talk amongst ourselves and decide whether we would go again. We all said we were ready to go back the very next day! ~The Miles Family South Carolina

 The Best Vacation We Have Ever Been On. We Came Strangers and Leave Friends!
This has been the best vacation my husband and I have ever been on! From the time y'all met us at the dock it was amazing. An experience we will never forget!!! Now we are spoiled...all other vacations will probably suck!! LOL

~ Amy and Curt

We appreciate all that you did o make this something we will never forget. We came strangers but leave friends - Please come to the mountains. We always find you a bed. Thank you so much for everything.~Carna and Lee

What a wonderful week on the Aliwe! I am not sure where to begin or what to pinpoint as the "best" thing about this past week. From the sailing to the food to the excursions to the relaxation, it was truly an experience of a lifetime. I feel like we are all family now and very much look forward to the next visit Thank you Collin and Corinne for an incredible week.~ Kimberly and Billy

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