|Guest cabin configuration:|
|4 Double en-suite cabins with A/C|
|Home port||Crown Bay Marina, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands|
Drumbeat 1 is a 72ft Irwin sailing yacht designed specifically for charter. Her modern hull provides stability and comfort while her sturdy ketch rig makes her a superior vessel on all points of sail.
Exterior features that distinguish her from many other charter yachts include wide spacious decks, a bimini for sunshade, a hot and cold deck shower for a quick rinse after a swim, a self serve cockpit cooler filled with your favorite cold drinks, and a hammock made for two.
When not sailing from one beautiful anchorage to another activities may include swimming, snorkeling, SCUBA diving, water-skiing, kayaking, etc. You may do it all, or if you prefer, you may do nothing. But you will do it like never before.
Drumbeat 1 is staffed with a professional crew, committed to excellence, and want nothing more than to show off their Caribbean home and make your vacation a lifelong memory. Spoil yourself with a sailing adventure of a lifetime on this classic sailing yacht.
Home port: Crown Bay Marina, 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
Sleeps 8 guests in four double cabins with ensuite heads.
2 Paddleboards, Underwater Stern Lights, All USCG required safety equipment , Full navigation station , Ten 80 cu. ft, Aluminum Tanks , Two 63 U. ft, Aluminum Tanks , Weights and Belts , Eight Regulators, with pressure and depth gauges , Hunting and Fishing Equipment , Certified Scuba Diving Instruction Available , Snorkeling Floats , Ten Complete sets of Snorkeling Equipment , Water Skis, Hydroslide and Skurfer,Two Ocean Kayaks , Large Swim Platform with two ladders for easy access , A Large Hammock , Four Floating Sun Bathing Pads
Vince & Linda Stracener
Owners Vince and Linda Stracener have a passion for sailing and a commitment to excellence. The beauty of the ocean will be shared through their stories and lived through experience. Their attention to detail will ensure a spectacular vacation. Whether or not your desire is to kick up your heels, dive till you drop, or just relax at a secluded palm lined beach, Vince and Linda will make all your dreams come true.
Captain Vince holds a US Coast Guard 100-ton Masters license and is a Certified Dive Instructor. Raised in California, he attended Long Beach State University where he won several Golden Glove awards for boxing. After moving to Arkansas, (where did the ocean go?) he owned a construction business for several years. His desire for the sea drew him even further east to the Virgin Islands. He has sailed the waters here since 1993 and found his true home. As an "Outdoors" man, Vince enjoys sharing his enthusiasm for diving, fishing, and underwater photography with his guests.
Linda, Chef/First Mate, moved to the Virgin Islands from her home state of California, where she graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Marketing. During her college years, she was Captain of her water-ski team and was voted "Helmsman of the Year" at the Coronado Cays Yacht Club. Her culinary history is filled with awards and it abounds with cuisine to be remembered forever. Her specialties include Caribbean dishes, upscale Continental and seafood. She has been a charter yacht chef since moving to the Islands in 1994.
First-mate Jim Lavin
DRUMBEAT I is crewed by the professional team of Vince, Linda and Jim Lavin. You will be assured a wonderful Caribbean crewed yacht charter sailing and diving experience. They look forward to making your cruise aboard DRUMBEAT I the most relaxing and enjoyable vacation ever.See reviews
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: 24
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