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Catamaran Aoibh, 55.8ft, 8 guests based in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Weekly Charter Rates

From
$19,550 (2 passengers 7 nights)
To
$25,000 (8 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.

Specifications

Guests Cabins Length
8 4 55.8ft
Guest cabin configuration:
1 master, 3 queen en-suite cabins with A/C
Designer Fountaine Pajot
Built 2014
Children Allowed Yes
Home port Water Island, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Scuba SCUBA available on board Available onboard
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Catamaran Aoibh Overview

Inclusive rates are available in US$, currently $24,000 to $30,000 for 2 to 8 guests.

Sanya 57 sailing catamaran Aoibh (pronounced Eve from old Irish) was launched in 2014 and accommodates up to 8 passengers in 4 en-suite guest cabins. Aoibh has a professional crew of 3 with separate accommodations. The master stateroom is on the port side, with a queen size walk around bed. A VIP cabin is forward on the port side, with a queen size bed. On the starboard side is one VIP cabin forward and one VIP cabin aft, each with queen size beds. All 4 guest cabins are fully air conditioned and offer a serene atmosphere, ample natural light and spacious ambiance.

The yacht salon offers a settee, convertible coffee to formal dining table and full entertainment systems on the port side. The well-equipped galley is on the starboard side in an open plan. With wrap around windows and direct access to the cockpit via sliding glass doors, crewed charter yacht Aoibh‘s salon has natural light and spectacular views. The yacht is fully air conditioned throughout.

Step out form the salon to the shaded aft deck, ideal for socializing and relaxing. Here guests may dine alfresco, enjoy ample seating, soak up the warm sun on the double sun pad aft, and sip cool cocktails from the complete wet bar. On port and starboard are two sugar scoop transoms, great for water access and a leisurely dip or be more active and make the most of the assortment of water toys on offer. Wide side decks lead to the foredeck, where 2 large trampolines await the sun lovers and 2 pulpit dolphin seats, entice the thrill seekers underway. An upper flybridge deck offers a separate helm area and a sun pad.

Ports and Available Cruising Areas

Home port: Water Island, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Winter cruising area: Caribbean Virgin Islands, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards
Summer cruising area: Caribbean Virgin Islands, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards

Accommodation

Accommodation: 1 master cabin and 3 VIP guest cabins, each with private en-suite facilities

PORT STERN MASTER:- 150" x 110"

PORT FORWARD:- 91" x 122"

STARBOARD STERN:- 108" x 105"

STARBOARD FORWARD:- 118" x 93"

Amenities

WiFi Internet: Available WiFi
Air Conditioning: Full
Salon Stereo
Salon TV
Deck Shower
BBQ
Hair Dryer
Sun Awning
Ice Maker
Other entertainment: 3 Gigs of Data included for WIFI Additional data can be purchased.
Communications: Sat phone

Water toys

WakeBoard
2-Man Kayak
Adult Water Skis
Kids Water Skis
Knee Board
Snorkel Gear
Tube
Fishing Gear
Fishing Type: Trolling
Fishing Rods: 2
Dinghy: 13ft
Dinghy Outboard HP: 40hp
SCUBA available on board

 SCUBA Details

Scuba Terms: 4 sets of scuba gear and dive instructor on board
Scuba Available Onboard: Yes
Crew photo

Meet the Crew

Tasos, Nella & Nathan

Captain Anastasios, better known as Tasos, was born in the land of myth and sailing history, the beautiful Greek Islands.

His professional career as a Captain had a humble start aboard a Lagoon 38 sailing his native waters. Over the next few years he developed his sailing skills and experience by embarking on cruising courses in the Western Mediterranean, European and Atlantic waters, eventually completing a transatlantic crossing.

With many thousands of sea miles under his belt, Tasos joined the Moorings in the BVI for the winter season of 2014 and a brief sojourn in Europe to explore Croatia during the summer of 2014.

Delighted to be doing what he loves for both summer and winter, Tasos soon became a popular captain for The Moorings in the BVI while also keeping busy in the Mediterranean waters during the Summer months.

Tasos is not only an experienced yacht captain, he is also proficient in many other water sports including stand-up paddle boarding, wake boarding and snorkeling to name just a few.

Tasos is also fluent or very comfortable speaking Greek, Portuguese, Spanish and English, which should make the majority of his guests feel at home.

In 2016 his valuable experience in the yachting industry on both private and charter yachts was noted, and in early 2017 he was recruited to join Aoibh, along with his wonderful partner Nella Gutesa...read more

Chef Nella has been in the marine industry almost her whole working life, starting with hostess and concierge duties at an upmarket island marina in Croatia for a couple of summer seasons.

Nellas cooking career began as the chef/stewardess on a Lagoon 38 chartering in the Aegean. It was during this period that she learned all the other skills necessary for a crew member on a yacht at sea.

Expanding her cooking repertoire and improving her skills as a mariner became paramount for Nella as she upgraded to a much larger Lagoon 56. Cruising the Bay of Biscay, the Spanish and Portuguese Atlantic coastlines, the Mediterranean Sea and Balearic Islands and eventually the warmer waters of the Caribbean.

Nella had a change of pace when she was hired as the Sous Chef onboard a 115ft Benetti motor yacht. Of course her duties not only required her culinary skills, but along with the galley work she was stewardess, inventory manager, and deckhand, handling the lines and driving the tender.

Most recently, Nella has been the chef on board a Robertson & Caine 58 with her partner Captain Tasos and one other crew member, working for The Moorings in the BVI.

Nella is a motivated and approachable professional who is fulfilling her dreams of a life at sea filled with fun and adventure.

Mate Nathan is from South Africa. He is passionate about the charter industry, sailing and ensuring his guests enjoy a most memorable time aboard. He believes a professional crew should have both a strong work ethic and excellent team membership skills. In addition to his first-rate guest services and mate duties, Nathan is more than happy to assist throughout the yacht whether it is the galley or cabin detail, he has an enthusiastic and outgoing personality. In his free time, Nathan makes the most of being active, staying fit and progressing further qualifications.

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Availability for Aoibh:

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:

Unavailable: Friday, 1 September 2017 to Tuesday, 31 October 2017: Unavailable: Grenada, St George's* to Grenada, St George's*
Boat Show: Sunday, 5 November 2017 to Friday, 10 November 2017: Boat Show: Tortola - Nanny Cay to Tortola - Nanny Cay
On Hold: Saturday, 2 December 2017 to Saturday, 9 December 2017: Hold: Saint Lucia, West Indies* to Saint Lucia, West Indies*
Booked: Wednesday, 27 December 2017 to Wednesday, 3 January 2018: Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Booked: Wednesday, 7 February 2018 to Thursday, 15 February 2018: Booked: St Vincent, Young Island* to Grenadines, West Indies*

Hours required between charters: 24

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February 2017
''Dear Tasos Nella & Nathan
Please accept our very sincere thanks and appreciation for introducing us to st.Vincent and The Grenadines as well as Grenada.
Your hospitality, kind and generous ways made us feel at home as we explored a corner of the world we had not before seen.
Your professionalism in every aspect of our voyage made us feel safe and added immensely to our enjoyment.
Each wonderful meal and its presentation was the absolute 'icing on the cake'.
Love
Peter & Lisa Miroyan''
Christmas 2016 - The best holiday ever!
Dear Ivan, Chrissy and Nathan
THank you so much for a fabulous week.
We loved all the sailing around the islands - especially Sandy Cay. We loved all the food and will remember our lobster Christmas dinner and frozen chocolate orange for quite some time to come.
Nathan, we loved all the activities. The wakeboarding, kayaking, paddle boarding, scuba diving, snorkeling and our attempt to save the baby duckling!
Thank you so much for all of you making this a trip to remember- and for saving us so many times.
Best,
The Wyatt Family
Aug 7 - 12 2016
Our boat trip is over, unfortunately, and we fly home today. Our experience on board can be summarized in one word EXCELLENCE! EXCELLENCE in crew, EXCELLENCE in the boat, EXCELLENCE in the kitchen, EXCELLENCE in guest treatment, EXCELLENCE in all aspects, Just EXCELLENCE in the whole experience. We all enjoyed it tremendously. Thanking you all for this memorable trip, and till next our next adventure. / Croatia / Aug 7 - 12 2016
Barbuda, Caribbean charter
We had a great time. This could be the shortest charter on record. I think we moved 2 miles. :)
The reason we didnt move much is because the wind and the location were awesome for kiting. We kited every day. When we were not kiting we went snorkeling, swimming and tubing. All in all, we had a great time. The crew was great. Great personality fit with our family. They were professional, yet casual and approachable. The food was great. Vicky is a very good cook who takes her craft very seriously and with great pride. I would recommend the Aoibh and the crew to a friend - that is probably the best thing I can say.
Brian S/Y AOIBH / March 2016 / Barbuda, Caribbean
New Year 2015/16
We loved it. I am really jammed with work and I hope you have had a chance to talk to Mary. The crew was great the food good and they worked really, really hard to make sure we had a great time.
SY AOIBH / BVI / New Year 2015/16
Aug 2 - 8 2015 Italy
Our trip was spectacular and honestly, exceeded my expectations in every way. We were welcomed with a champagne reception. AOIBH was beautiful, modern, spacious and absolutely spic and span clean. The water toys were great and certainly were used daily. Our crew was fabulous; Fabio was attentive, great with guidance and always interested in our opinions on the itinerary du jour. He selected some beautiful, local wines that we enjoyed every day. Lynda, our cook-good GOD-she is incredible. Our family is a family of utter foodies; we seek out amazing restaurants and cook a lot at home. Given my Italian father and upbringing, we especially love good, proper Italian food. Lyndas cooking was outrageously good. Everything she made was outstanding. Her food was so amazing (I dare say, better than any restaurant we dined at while on the Amalfi Coast the week before-and we ate at some lovely restaurants) that we had no interest in getting off at any ports to have food in town. Rather, we ate every meal onboard. This truly added a special touch to an already lovely trip. She went out of her way to meet our few food allergies- her cooking was like a week of a 5 star dining experience. Fabulous! Gemma was lovely as well-always attentive and proactive in making sure we had everything we needed-setting beautiful tables at meal times, etc. The crew was a delight to have around-another nice touch to our trip.

Sardinia and the nearby archipelago was just stunning. Weather and water temperaturesperfect. We travel a lot and are fortunate to have done some amazing trips. All wholeheartedly agreed that this experience was tied for first place on our list of favorite trips. We will certainly look to book again with this crew and boat (or LIR). The water life in the Caribbean is more vibrant than in the Med-so we may look at that locale. We consider ourselves so lucky to have found this boat, crew and locale in what was the 11th hour. Thank you for all of your assistance with putting it together. We absolutely loved everything. Please, if you would, send our thanks to the owner as well.
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