|Guest cabin configuration:|
|4 double en-suite cabins with A/C|
|Home port||Village Cay Marina, Tortola, British Virgin Islands|
With a name that conveys delight, DELICIA is just that - a delight in every sense of the word! She is a magnificent Lagoon 450 catamaran, newly launched and she arrives in the Caribbean for charters starting December 2015. DELICIA features multiple fabulous lounge areas- the Flybridge, the Aft Deck, the Main Salon, and the Foredeck Lounge. The Flybridge is accessed with steps leading from the aft deck. The helmsman has maximum visibility from this raised steering platform which also has easy access to the sheets and running rigging. It's a great location offering space for safe operation of the yacht. There's a spacious seating area as well as sunbathing lounge directly forward of the steering station. Of course, the view of the surrounding scenery from the Flybridge is truly delightful! Forward of the cabin house and just aft of the trampolines, DELICIA features the unique Foredeck Lounge area - a favorite of many and a great space to enjoy a refreshing lunch or a delicious cocktail. The interior of the yacht, designed by the Italian specialist, Nauta Yachts, is simply gorgeous. The overall design maximizes space and adds lots of luxurious touches such as indirect lighting, a hideaway cabinet for the flat-screen TV, and clever catches for the drawers and lockers. When the sliding doors are open to the aft deck, there's virtually no separation between the interior saloon and the exterior living area - it's one big, open space! Located in both hulls are four luxurious Queen guest cabins, each with private ensuite bath and electric heads, offering luxurious accommodations for eight guests. DELICIA is fully air-conditioned throughout. Last not but not least, DELICIA is a magnificent sailing yacht. Her amazing Code Zero headsail pushes the boat with a light breeze to a speed faster than that of the wind, to her guests' delight! Note - the video is from Lagoon and portrays a different model with a large master, whereas Delicia has 4 equal cabins.
Home port: Village Cay Marina, Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Winter cruising area: Caribbean Virgin Islands, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards
Summer cruising area: Caribbean Virgin Islands, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards
Standing headroom approx: 2,05 m / 6'9"
4 cabins each with its own head and dry shower
- Standing headroom 2,05m / 6'9"
Queen-size berth (2,04m / 6'7"x 1,60m / 5'2" at widest point)
1 drawer under berths
1 hanging locker
1 low shelf
Shoes storage in the floor
Ceiling led spotlight
2 reading lights per berth
2 bed tables with storage
1 opening deck hatch
1 opening port hole
1 large hull window in plexiglass
1 opening escape hatch
Curtains on portholes, hatches and fixed one- way windows
Transformable: double berth or 2 simple berths
Two - double berth version 2.1 m x 1.6 m x 1.2 m on the floor / 6'7" x 5'3" x 3'8" on the floor
Two - twin berth version 2.1 m x 0.7 m x 0.6 m on the floor / 6'7" x 2'3" x 2'0" on the floor
2 drawers under berths
2 space storages
1 bed table with storage and shoes storage
Hanging lockers and shelves
LED ceiling lights
2 reading lights per berth
1 opening deck hatch
1 opening port hole
1 large hull window
Curtains on portholes, hatches and fixed one- way windows
3 lockers storage under the berth
Note: Crew discreetly share one guest head on 7/8 pax charters.
Folding Bike, 1 Stand Up Paddle, 2 Man Kayak, , No fishing in BVI Waters; Fishing in US Waters only
CAPTAIN DYLAN BURN
Dylan can't remember a time when he wasn't on the beach challenging the waves on a surfboard or exploring under the sea. He grew up on the sunny shores of Durban and Cape Town, South Africa, in a community of yachtsmen. As children, Dylan and his friends went to boat socials at the local yacht club. They heard stories of sailing and racing, and met people that proved to be inspirational. Dylan says that from a young age he knew he too would be a sailor one day. It is little surprise that as an adult, once he started sailing, he fell in love with the open ocean and set a course to become a captain.
Dylan is certified as RYA Yacht Master and RYA Coastal Skipper. In addition, he qualified in Advanced Lifeguard Rescue Boat and Helicopter Crew Man and Advanced First Aid. He believes safety is paramount on board and guests always feel secure in his capable command. Dylan has also worked as a children's counsellor, lifeguard and rescue crew man. Whether his charter guests are families with children, first time sailors, or Old Salts, Dylan makes everyone feel welcome and at ease.
As a captain, Dylan enjoys hoisting the sails and taking guests to his favorite fishing and diving spots, hiking and biking trails, and attractions throughout the British Virgin Islands. He is a patient teacher for guests who want to try their hand at the helm, trim the sails, explore on Delicia's stand up paddle board or two-man kayak. For those who want to soak up the Caribbean sun, Dylan knows the best sand beaches and the most fun beach bars in the Caribbean. He says, "You will always feel safe and if you ever want to get involved, please join in and have fun. There will never be a dull moment on my boat." ..read more
CHEF CHELSEA CAMPBELL
For Chelsea, being a superb chef is in the blood. She has the great fortune to have a father who is a chef, currently running a restaurant in the UK. Chelsea grew up on the east coast of South Africa very close to the Mozambican border. Her dad was a big inspiration for her to become a professional chef. She learned his tricks of the trade, especially how to create amazing meals with simple ingredients. Raised on great food, in the kitchen of a pro, has made her a remarkable chef.
Chelsea has always been eager for new challenges and experiences. She competed in some tough sports as a child, like field hockey and touch rugby. She worked as a safari guide in the eastern cape of South Africa. (Ask her about injecting a wildebeest.) After working in the bush she accepted a position as manager of a small coffee shop. The shop owner hired her to be the tutor for his son aboard his private catamaran. Chelsea discovered her love of yachting and never looked back.
For Chelsea, being a chef is important, but so is getting to know the guests to help create an unforgettable vacation. She serves delicious dishes, like Mediterranean fish, ribs with sticky BBQ sauce, creamed spinach gnocchi, crispy chicken and some really good cocktails. She loves animals and kids, playing the guitar and kiteboarding. She also loves fire dancing. She says, It's a really fun experience for charter guests. I set up night time beach parties for them where I spin fire." Imagine that experience on a tropical island beneath a trillion stars.
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.
Hours required between charters: 48 hours
Contact us for rates and current availability or to book a charter aboard Delicia!
The BVI are beautiful.
We were very happy!
Thanks for all your help."
So a very happy ending. Please thank Dylan and Chelsea for me.
It is rare to find two individuals whose personal passions and commitment to their profession intersect so seamlessly. Your love for what you do permeates everything you do for your guests, both as a team and as individualsand is nothing less than infectious.
You have taken a family unsure if chartering a catamaran was a good idea, and leaving them unable to fathom never taking a trip like this againespecially one that doesnt include the both of you!
So thank you both for sharing your passions with us. For reminding us of the value of time and of taking itto take a moment to just breathe, to not only be thankful but gratefulto feel the wind in your hair, sun on your face and to lay back and just stare at the stars.
Jennifer, Stan, Ethan & Arynn
The crew was absolutely fantastic. Upon first meeting Dylan, we knew immediately we had a great Captain for our trip. He is extremely professional and knowledgeable and when you hear about his experiences sailing, you know you are in good hands. He was very cautious and responsible and goes out of his way to make sure you feel comfortable on the boat. He was great with making suggestions on places to go and very flexible and accommodating with our itinerary.
Chelsea is also extremely professional and put us right at ease from the moment we were stepped on board. She is a great cook and we loved every one of her meals. She was very mindful of our specific food requests and helpful each time she accompanied us on shore.
Soon into our trip, we found that on top of all the hard work they were doing to make our trip enjoyable, they are both super sweet, friendly and fun to be around. We all loved learning more about their country and their past adventures and quickly considered them part of our group. To say we were all sad to say good-bye would be an understatement.
I would absolutely recommend Dylan and Chelsea as the crew for anyone considering a charter. They helped us make memories we will never forget and well always consider them friends.
Please be sure to share our feedback with the owner. He has a great boat and the best crew he could ask for. Dylan and Chelsea take great care of Delicia and their guests!
Thanks Chelsea and Dylan for a job well done! I will not hesitate to offer DELICIA to any of my future guests.
They went out of their way to make sure our time on Delicia was absolutely perfect! They took the time to get to know us and to understand our likes and dislikes. And were able to form the most spectacular itinerary from that. And were more than willing and able to adjust that itinerary once we were underway as they got to know us even more. They both have a wonderful knowledge of the BVI's. And Chelsea has a wonderful cook! They became like family to us which made us all want to stay on the boat even longer.
We will definitely charter with Dylan and Chelsea again! I can't say enough about how wonderful of an experience we had with the two of them! This was our second charter and it surpassed even my greatest expectations!
We just got back from a lovely cruise in the BVI's on Delicia. We had an amazing time. Dylan is friendly, easy going and safety conscience. Chelsea is friendly, funny, and attentive. Delicia is beautiful! It's a trip I will cherish and honestly want to press the rewind button and do it all over again!
Just a quick note to say thank you very much for all you did to help make our charter the wonderful experience that was! You helped steer me to the right captain and crew and definitely the right boat. I can't thank you enough for all that you did that lead us to the perfect boat and crew.
Dylan and Chelsea are without a doubt the best captain and crew in the BVI's! They went out of their way to get to know us understand our likes and or dislikes and to suggest changes the itinerary as we went along to make our trip even more memorable. They became like family to us and we all hated to leave the boat that last day. We will definitely book another charter and will definitely insist on Dylan and Chelsea being our captain and crew. His knowledge of the area and his knowledge of the boat are beyond compare. He is probably one of the most levelheaded even keeled responsible people I have ever met. Chelsea is just an all-around wonderful person! Who makes you feel right at home the first minute you meet her. Her skills on the boat and in the galley are incredible. She and Dylan work together like a well oiled machine. They are a fun loving wonderful team who work together very very well! I would highly suggest that you put them at the top of your list of captain and crew for customers who want the best interaction with their captain and crew that they could ever ask for.
Thank you so much,
Tim and Kim
First off the Delecia is a beautiful catamaran, nicely kept, clean and had all the amenities.
Captain Dylan was an amazing captain, hung out with us, brought us to the most amazing beaches. Extremely knowledgeable, accommodating, and always looking out for our best interests.
Chef Chelsea whipped up the most amazing meals. Not sure how she did it in such tight corners, but the food was healthy, delicious and creative!
I would highly recommend the boat and the staff as the experience was an A+
This was the best trip ever for my friends and I, and the entire experience of our trip was outstanding! We will be back soon.
Most importantly however was the skippering by Kevin. He is obviously very very knowledgeable on sailing and we felt safe and secure always with him at the helm. He was completely competent and knew all about the islands, boating, weather and all that had to do with being on the water. He very expertly and impressively parallel parked our vessel in-between the Rutters catamaran and a huge yacht to the amazement of all on the docks for our New Years Eve dockage. He was given kudos from all the other captains. He would not have attempted it but the yacht club insisted that was the only space for us. He was a totally trustworthy captain and both he and Sally were honest and earnest people of exceptional character and temperament. We would love to sail with them again anytime!
Thank you for a most incredible week in the BVI. You made us feel like family and you took such great care to make us so very comfortable onboard! The food was delicious and the skippering superb! Your expertise in yachting made our trip the best ever! We loved your company and all the comforts of Delicia. Thank you for being so accommodating to every last wish. You all were truly a dream crew! Wishing you all the very best on all of your journeys! We will miss you!
Leslie, Tom, Thomas & Matthew