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Catamaran Allendae, 44ft, 6 guests based in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Weekly Charter Rates

$13,300 (2 passengers 7 nights)
$15,900 (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. We accept Visa, MasterCard and AMEX


Guests Cabins Length
6 3 44ft
Guest cabin configuration:
3 Queen en-suite cabins with A/C
Designer Fountaine Pajot
Built 2016
Children Allowed Yes
Children Min. Age water safe
Home port Red Hook, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Scuba Rendezvous only
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Catamaran Allendae Overview

Allende is a private luxury yacht charter for bespoke, all-inclusive vacations for up to six guests in three en-suite, air conditioned cabins.

The yacht reflects her owner-operator’s elegant design aesthetic accentuated with the best of their travels to date. They specifically chose the Fountaine Pajot Helia Evolution for the yacht’s light-filled interior and thoughtfully designed floor plan.

Allende offers a balanced mix of private living and social spaces for couples, families, and groups of friends. The salon doors slide away to connect the outdoor dining area and the interior salon. Seamless windows provide 360-degree views of the islands around.

The crew love to raise the sails for a true sailing experience and the yacht is equipped with a spinnaker for beautiful down wind runs on the Caribbean trade wind.

Ports and Available Cruising Areas

Home port: Red Hook, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Winter cruising area: Caribbean Virgin Islands
Summer cruising area: Caribbean Virgin Islands


The common areas aboard Allende are inviting and uncluttered. The outdoor deck areas offer a mix of sunny and shady spots for relaxing, and guests love the panoramic views from the fully cushioned rooftop lounge. Meals are served al fresco at a teak dining table on the aft deck.

The floor plan boasts three beautifully appointed, private staterooms for guests. Each cabin features a queen-size bed and an en-suite bathroom with electric flush head, separate shower, sink and vanity cabinet with mirror. The Helia Evolution showcases redesigned portholes in the cabins which increase natural light while maintaining privacy.

Guests fall asleep on 400 thread-count Egyptian cotton linens topped with a cotton coverlet. Fluffy white towels for bathing and quick-drying Turkish towels for the beach are provided. Additionally, each cabin is fitted with individual A/C controls, an 110V power outlet, two reading lights, a fan and ample closet space and storage.


WiFi Internet: Available on board
Air Conditioning: Full
Salon Stereo
Deck Shower
Hair Dryer
Board Games
Sun Awning
Kosher menu available
Other entertainment: Professional espresso machine
Big Green Egg BBQ

Water toys

2-Man Kayak
Adult Water Skis
Floating Mats
Snorkel Gear
Underwater Camera
Fishing Gear
Fishing Type: Trolling
Fishing Rods: 2
Dinghy: 11ft
Dinghy Outboard HP: 20
Other equipment includes:

1 Stand Up Paddleboard, 1 two-person kayak, waterskis, towable tube, swim noodles, couples hammock, snorkel equipment, glow -in-the-dark boules

Crew photo

Meet the Crew

Graham & Kristiann

Graham & Kristiann Gips

Captain & Chef

Graham is an engineer by training who spent a successful 10-year career in the oil and gas industry. He learned to sail on a 20ft racing dinghy with Kristiann as crew. They raced weekly for several years, topped the local podium and earned the chance to compete internationally.

If you are new to sailing, Graham would love to teach you how much fun it can be to helm and tune the sails. He knows the islands well and can craft an itinerary that suits everyone aboard. When the anchor is set each evening, Graham turns his attention to crafting cocktails to your taste.

From 2011-2015, Kristiann ran a successful catering company. She honed her culinary skills by accommodating a wide variety of preferences and dietary needs each day. She loves to combine gourmet ingredients with local delicacies for new twists on classic dishes.

Avid travelers, Kristiann and Graham have lived on four continents and visited over 40 countries. Their experiences have taught them that great vacations are made up of many small details. Kristiann delights in tailoring the menu and creating special moments for each group of guests aboard.

In 2015, Graham and Kristiann reached a point where they could focus on what they love to do most: travel, host guests, and sail. They have sailed Allende since her launch in France, cruising the Bay of Biscay, Mediterranean Sea and crossing the Atlantic to meet you in the British Virgin Islands. Both Graham and Kristiann hold a Masters 50-ton license from the United States Coast Guard and are CPR/First Aid certified.

Graham and Kristiann welcome you to share in the luxurious life aboard Allende.

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Availability for Allendae:

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:

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Reservation Calendar with Port Locations:

Booked: Sunday, 17 December 2017 to Sunday, 24 December 2017: Booked: Tortola, East End to Tortola, East End
Booked: Tuesday, 26 December 2017 to Wednesday, 3 January 2018: Booked: Tortola, East End to Tortola, East End
Booked: Friday, 12 January 2018 to Wednesday, 17 January 2018: Booked: Tortola, East End to Tortola, East End
Booked: Friday, 19 January 2018 to Tuesday, 30 January 2018: Booked: Tortola, Road Town to Tortola, Road Town
Booked: Saturday, 17 February 2018 to Friday, 23 February 2018: Booked: Red Hook to Red Hook
Booked: Friday, 16 March 2018 to Saturday, 24 March 2018: Booked: Tortola, Road Town to Tortola, Road Town
Booked: Sunday, 25 March 2018 to Friday, 30 March 2018: Booked: Tortola, East End to Tortola, East End
Booked: Saturday, 31 March 2018 to Saturday, 7 April 2018: Booked: Tortola, Road Town to Tortola, Road Town
Booked: Sunday, 8 April 2018 to Sunday, 15 April 2018: Booked: Tortola, East End to Tortola, East End
Booked: Saturday, 21 April 2018 to Saturday, 28 April 2018: Booked: St. Thomas, Compass Point to St. Thomas, Compass Point
Booked: Sunday, 29 April 2018 to Sunday, 6 May 2018: Booked: Tortola, East End to Tortola, East End
Unavailable: Wednesday, 9 May 2018 to Saturday, 12 May 2018: Unavailable: Tortola, East End to Tortola, East End
Booked: Tuesday, 15 May 2018 to Thursday, 24 May 2018: Booked: Tortola, East End to Tortola, East End
Booked: Friday, 25 May 2018 to Tuesday, 29 May 2018: Booked: St Thomas, USVI* to Tortola, Road Town
Booked: Wednesday, 30 May 2018 to Sunday, 3 June 2018: Booked: Tortola, East End to Tortola, East End
Booked: Saturday, 9 June 2018 to Saturday, 16 June 2018: Booked: Tortola, Road Town to Tortola, Road Town
Booked: Saturday, 23 June 2018 to Thursday, 28 June 2018: Booked: St. Thomas, Compass Point to St. Thomas, Compass Point
Unavailable: Wednesday, 1 August 2018 to Wednesday, 31 October 2018: Unavailable: Tortola, East End to Tortola, East End
Booked: Saturday, 17 November 2018 to Saturday, 24 November 2018: Booked: Tortola, East End to Tortola, East End
Unavailable: Friday, 8 March 2019 to Thursday, 21 March 2019: Unavailable: Tortola, East End to Tortola, East End

Hours required between charters: 24 Hours

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Sail Allende!!!!! 5 Stars---All the Way!!!!
I wanted to reach out to you and thank you for your help setting up our first and BEST sailboat trip in the BVI's. I can't explain how magical and perfect our trip was!!! The catamaran was amazing, but no matter how the boat was, you can never replicate the crew! Kristiann and Graham were soooo key to our trip being perfect, fun and delicious. The service was by far better than any luxury hotel I've stayed in. They both were low-key and accommodating, and sooo organized and prepared to supply their guest with the best of the best. I HIGHLY recommend making Sail Allende your first choice when a potential customer asks for your "opinion" as there are many boats/crew to choose from.

This trip touched my soul! I feel like I'll need to sail at least once a year, and I will only sail with Kristiann and Graham. They have a loyal following with me and my husband! Truly epic and remarkable experience thanks to them and their perfectly designed and well-maintained boat along with their 5-star meals, coffee, drinks, and appetizers!!!

The FOOD was AMAZING and sooooo THOUGHTFUL!!!! Loved Kristiann's very own homemade "Bushwacker" or "Frozen Lemonade." Let me not forget how Kristiann made homemade hamburger buns, homemade Key-Lime Pie (which she used a "blow-torch" to scorch the meringue on top------SO COOL!!!!), homemade Almond Cake, Homemade banana nut bread......... and they have a grill on board, so all of our meats were grilled and yummy right down to the "grilled pineapple" they served with our burgers. We appreciated so much of the thought, detail, and care that went into making our trip so special. I felt like the Queen of England on the seas!!! LOL

Kristin G - August 2017

sailing itinerary Sample Itinerary

The British Virgin Islands are noted for their phenomenal physical beauty, its safe cruising waters and protected anchorages and its wonderful island people. The BVI have provided yachts with safe harbors since the days of Sir Francis Drake. To the day the same harbors are providing endless days of sailing, scuba-diving, kite-boarding and windsurfing. With the abundance of untouched green space, flamingos and iguanas sailing around the British Virgin Islands is a holiday never to forget.

Sample itinerary overview:
Day 1: Leave Tortola and head to White Bay, Peter Island, for stunning beaches and plenty of snorkeling. You can also explore the rest of the island, which is home to the luxurious and exclusive Peter Island Resort.

Day 2: Sail to Salt Island for more snorkeling on the wreck of the Rhone. If you'd prefer you can take the dinghy to shore and explore the island. After lunch sail up to Long Bay, Virgin Gorda, for a late afternoon cocktail or if you are still feeling active some more water sports in the clear blue sea.

Day 3: Take a hike on a nature trail to Savannah Bay, one of the most stunning beaches in the BVI. After lunch, sail to Eustatia Sound where you can explore the yachters paradise around Bitter End Yacht Club and Saba Rock. Possibly dine at Biras Creek Restaurant.

Day 4: A short motor or sail up the North Sound takes you past Necker Island. Then sail to Muskmellon Bay on Guana Island, where you can hike up a cliff path for a spectacular sunset view.

Day 5: Sail to the famous and unspoiled island of Jost Van Dyke. Start the day at Great Harbor or White Bay with a visit to the world famous "Soggy Dollar Bar" and then head down to Great Harbor to explore the many bars and restaurants including the world-renowned Foxy's bar.

Day 6:Early morning sail to Virgin Gorda. Arrive in time for lunch and spend the afternoon exploring the boulders and rocks that form this natural wonder.

Day 7: Short sail back to Tortola.

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