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Catamaran Delphine, 60ft, 6 guests based in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Weekly Charter Rates

From
$14,500 (2 passengers 7 nights)
To
$16,500 (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.

Specifications

Guests Cabins Length
6 3 60ft
Guest cabin configuration:
1 Queen, 2 Double en-suite AC cabins
Designer Fountaine Pajot
Built 2006
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 Delphine Overview

Delphine is a luxurious, high quality, peak performing Fontaine Pajot Eleuthera 60 catamaran built in 2006. The catamaran is very well equipped and maintained and was completely refitted in 2012.

Delphine is available for crewed charter vacations in the British Virgin Islands, US Virgin Islands, Spanish Virgins in the winter or the Grenadines during the summer months.

Delphine offers comfortable, quality accommodations for your Caribbean sailing vacation. The yacht features one master queen cabin and two double cabins, each have private en-suite bathrooms and individually controlled A/C for your comfort. The catamaran is smooth, responsive and stable under sail.

Relax while the crew serves delicious food and drinks and see and experience the Caribbean islands aboard your home-away-from-home.

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

Accommodation

DELPHINE, a 60 ft. custom Fountain Pajot totally refit in 2013, welcomes you with "old-world" warmth and charm and lots of natural light and panoramic views from the salon. She is fully air conditioned and offers up to 6 guests, three queen suites with en-suite showers/electric heads.

Amenities

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

Water toys

1-Man Kayak
Knee Board
Floating Mats
Tube
Underwater Camera
Fishing Gear
Fishing Type: trolling and casting rods
Dinghy: 14'
Dinghy Outboard HP: 60
Other equipment includes:

SUP BOARDS, Surf boards, "LAZY BUNS" and Noodles, Additional inflatable toys for towing on the water,


Crew photo

Meet the Crew

Brad & Shana

Captain Brad Wardle fell in love with sailing when he was seven years old and started taking his first sailing lessons in Ventura, California. He bought his first boat when he was in his 20’s and sailed it for 22 years up and down the West Coast from Canada to Mexico and all the way to Hawaii single-handed. A natural mechanic, Brad’s has enjoyed a long career as an engineer working on ski lifts in the California ski resorts, and as an oil rig technician working on land and off shore. His work gave him time off between posts which Brad always spent on his boat, sailing. Brad has a STCW 95 certification and holds a Master’s 100ton License with a Sailing and Towing endorsement.

First Mate/Chef Shana Story was born and raised in Michigan where she fell in love with boating on the Great Lakes. She has a BS in Education and worked as a health teacher before moving to Montana to become the kitchen manager at Mountain Sky Guest Ranch - owned by Arthur Blank owner of the Atlanta Falcons and Home Depot. Shana's natural hospitality skills and bubbly personality was the perfect match for the clientele of that exclusive resort and she soon branched into private catering.

Brad and Shana met each other in Angel Fire, New Mexico. Brad invited Shana to come sailing on his boat in California, and soon after, the idea to combine their talents and become sailing crew together was born. Shana and Brad purchased a 40ft Cheoy Lee yacht and spent 2 years sailing to the Caribbean. During those 2 years, they sailed their yacht from Connecticut to Florida, through the Bahamas and to the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and finally to St, Thomas...read more

They have spent the past year exploring the US and British Virgins Islands and look to sharing that knowledge with charter guests. As the chef aboard the charter catamaran, Shana prefers to prepare healthy cuisine featuring fresh, local ingredients and can tailor her menu to accommodate diets such as gluten free, Paleo and vegetarian.

Brad and Shana are looking forward to welcoming guests aboard Delphine and showing them the time of their lives while living their dream as professional crew in the Caribbean charter yacht industry.

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Availability for Delphine:

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, 9 April 2017 to Sunday, 16 April 2017: Booked: Tortola, West End, BVI* to Tortola, West End, BVI*
Unavailable: Saturday, 6 May 2017 to Friday, 12 May 2017: Unavailable: Compass Point, St Thomas* to Compass Point, St Thomas*
Booked: Monday, 15 May 2017 to Sunday, 21 May 2017: Booked: Compass Point, St Thomas* to Compass Point, St Thomas*

Hours required between charters: 48

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 Fabulous Hosts, Fabulous Food!
We had an amazing trip with Brad and Shana on Delphine! They were fabulous hosts. We got to go to all the spots we wanted and they took us to new ones we had not visited before. The food was fabulous. It is truly hard to pick a favorite meal because they all were spectacular! Starting with breakfast burritos and ending with beef tenderloin, we all got the "clean plate award" every meal. Our question was whether Shana was a better cook or bartender! She made great Bloody Mary's and Painkillers!

We will definitely refer friends and family and hope to come back again soon! All the best, Allison Grimm for the Grimm family.

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 Hands Down, Best Family Vacation Ever!
Wow! What an amazing week! We have traveled extensively and this is by far our favorite family vacation ever!

Brad is so knowledgeable abut the boat, sailing, water sports, and the US and British Virgin Islands.He knows the days and times to visit local attractions like The Baths and popular snorkel psot so that you dont have to fight the cruise ship crowds. We felt like we had private tours of everything - we always had the best and most calm mooring spots.

Our boys are ages 14,16 and 18, and Brad entertained them the entire week with sailing lessons, fishing, tubing, paddle boarding, lots of snorkeling, diving and fun on the sandy beaches. He even hand-picked perfect movies for night time entertainment, and we all enjoyed his stories of sea adventures!

Brad has a unique ability to keep the fun going while maintaining an eye on safety. He thinks of and takes care of everything so you dont have to. We have never relaxed so thoroughly for so long. What a blessing this week has been!



And then theres Shana - what an extraordinary talent! She rivals any 5-Star Chef we have ever experienced and her hospitality made our week extra special as she worked hard to make us feel at home from day one. Not having to plan meals, shop and cook was a treat in and of itself, but to have gourmet meals and snacks prepared for us all day long, every day, was unbelievable and allowed us all to really unwind and spend a ton of quality family time together which was our goal. Shana had stocked up on some of the boys favorites and had clearly read our preference sheet. When she heard that a restaurant we tried didnt have the ceviche and coconut shrimp we were looking for she made us some herself that was amazing!



We all loved spending time with both Shana and Brad and would love to sail again with them some day. If you are considering booking this type of charter - look no further. You have hit the jackpot and will not be disappointed! You are about to have the most awesome vacation of a lifetime!

Hands down BEST FAMILY VACATION EVER!

WE LOVED EVERY MINUTE

Thank you for going above and beyond.

~The Brechbuhl Family.

 Brad and Shana Made Sure Everything Was Wonderful
What an amazing experience! The Delphine is a beautiful boat with more than enough space for our family of 5. Brad and Shana did a great job arranging our days to fit what we most wanted to do and went out of their way to make sure everything was wonderful. With 3 kids it could have been a challenge, but Brad and Shana made sure everyone go to have the experiences they most wanted. We would highly recommend it and specifically the Delphine and Brad and Shana to anyone we are absolutely planning to come back! ~The Trusky family
 A Great Balance of Activities and Relaxing
What a fabulous week! Sailing the British Virgin Islands with Brad and Shana was a great experience. They are both great people and we loved spending time with them as they showed us around.

We had great snorkeling where we saw caves, old submerged cannons, beautiful coral and fish of all kinds We explored the islands themselves and even caught a fish! It was a great balance of activities and relaxing.

The food was outstanding -every meal. The two of us probably ate too much at every meal because it was so delicious! Brad and Shana did a great job of designing our days to fit our specific desires and went out of their way to help us in any way they could.

It was a great trip and I would highly recommend it to anyone. We are ready to come back with our three kids! ~ Julie and Kevin Fitzpatrick

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 Totally Delightful!
My wife and I just completed our second Delphine voyage, and it was totally delightful! The crew are both wonderful hosts and will do everything to cater to whatever you're in the mood for. They've been sailing the Caribbean for many years, so they know all the places to anchor. Want a quiet rocky cove for snorkeling? Captain Brad knows where they are. Prefer a secluded beach? He knows those too. Prefer something with a beach bar (or two?) No problem. We asked for all of those and within a short time were arriving at exactly what we had asked for.

The Delphine is a wonderful, high-end catamaran that's clearly been maintained by loving hands with an eye for detail. It's fully equipped with all the amenities, even a wine cooler, and everything looks clean and new with no visible wear. They continue to make incremental improvements, for example, since our last voyage in early 2014 the front trampolines were upgraded to a wide and flat webbing, a very comfortable improvement over the more common rope trampolines. Delphine also added a sunshade which can cover one side of the trampoline, although our group preferred full sun and we didn't use that. Other changes since last year include a new generator which is considerably quieter, and LED lighting so the generator doesn't run nearly as much.

Food and drink are obviously a big part of the enjoyment on a sailing charter, and kudos to the crew for the quality, variety and freshness of the food. They even have a gas barbecue on the rear deck. Dinner presentations were especially nice, with fresh cloth napkins every night. As for drinks, we had Painkillers at all the bars we stopped at and I have to say our captain's were the best we had anywhere. There's a beer cooler on the deck for easy access, and somehow they found a surprisingly good wine selection despite being on small tropical islands.

I never saw a housekeeping cart come on the boat, but somehow the beds were magically made and the trash got emptied while we were eating breakfast. Midway through the week we got fresh sheets, a very nice and unexpected touch.

Water can be a concern on charter boats, both the quantity and the cleanliness of the system, but not on Delphine. They have their own water making system, so it's very pure water, and there's plenty of it for showering or rinsing off dive gear.~ Russ

 You Thought of Everything
Thank you for this wonderful trip! We had the most incredible trip ever. We know you both put a lot of effort into preparing our meals, arranging our trips, keeping our cabins clean and tidy and all of our provisions were on board. You thought of everything. The places and sights we saw were spectacular! The dinners and the Virgin Painkillers were awesome! The time we had with you was very special.~Beth

 Even Better Than We Could Have Hoped For
Thank you for going above and beyond to make sure we had a fabulous family vacation. The trip was even better then we could have hoped for - from your very comfortable accommodations to the delicious cooking and all the beautiful locations to visit in the BVIs. You treated us like family, and youll be part of our familys wonderful memories of our vacation. We cant wait to return and hopefully sail again with you one day. ~Brian, Beth, Collin & Evan
 Like Reading a Terrific Book
What an incredible week! You two are the host and hostess with the mostest! The food was wonderful and the drinks equally satisfying. Even with the voracious wind I never felt worried. Your experience is obvious and makes everyone feel comfortable. This week was like reading a terrific book - you just dont want it to end. Sailing with you was truly a painkiller!

~Tom & Kathy

 Not To Be Missed
I had the vacation of a lifetime aboard the gracious Delphine! This catamaran has it all! Its spacious and elegantly casual. The beautiful teak table under the hard top canopy over the rear deck is where we spent much of our time eating, talking, and gazing out at the islands with white waves crashing upon beautiful rocks with aqua colored seas below us. The trip between islands was thrilling both in scenery and being at sea. Anchoring for the evening we had cocktail hour as we watched the other boats come in and watched the sun set over the sea. Simply amazing.

The meals were outstanding fish, pork, beef, chicken, vegetarian All amazing. The equipment on the boat was top quality for snorkeling. I went snorkeling just about every day and when I came back on board for a wonderful lunch, a beer was in my hands. Then it was off to another island with the breeze through my hair (I gave up trying to look the part and gave in to my wild hair) Come to another island and off we went on a shopping adventure. I brought home t-shirts, island dresses and gifts for friends. Along the way we might have to stop by and taste the local drinks. The bright yellow zodiac driven by our incredible captain brought us back to the boat for another evening of delicious dinner and fun with maybe a signature rum drink called a Pain Killer. You must experience this drink while watching the sun set.

The cabins are generous in size, each with their own head. Wake up in the morning and sit outside sipping coffee in preparation for a breakfast that will start your day out right. Its going to be another wonderful day!! The trip on this boat, the DELPHINE, is not to be missed boat, crew, and in my case the company could not be beat !!!

 The Best Vacation of My Entire Life
I probably wont be as articulate as I would normally be after last nights party at Willie Ts! But it was worth it! What a great ending to an extraordinary vacation through the Virgin Islands. You two are fabulous. The meals and painkillers were outstanding, the boat and cabins, immaculate. You treated me with such care, knowing my every need. This was the best vacation of my entire life. ~Barbara
 One of the Best Trips in our Lifetime
We really enjoyed our voyage with you. For us it has been one of the best trips in our life time. You are both really good at what you do. It shows in a thousand small and big ways. Thanks so much for taking such good care of us.
~Bill and Chris
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