|Guest cabin configuration:|
|1 Master Double, 1 Double en-suite cabins with A/C and 1 single v-berth|
|Children Min. Age||Water Safe|
|Half Board Available||Yes|
|Home port||Compass Point Marina, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands|
R-S-Cape is a Fountaine Pajot Helia with an “owners version” cabin layout featuring a very large master suite and a second queen suite, both with private bathrooms. For a 5th person there is a v-berth which can be separate or joined with the second cabin to make a triple.
The yacht’s interior is beautifully lighted and ventilated and the cabins are private and quiet. Her clean lines and sleek styling deliver top performance under sail with innovative living areas designed for comfort both underway and at anchor.
Home port: Compass Point Marina, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Winter cruising area: Caribbean Virgin Islands
Summer cruising area: Caribbean Virgin Islands
$150pp discount for 7 night charter includes 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners, happy hour snacks, domestic beer & wine, sodas and standard ship's bar
For a 5TH guest - the forepeak pilot berth is available (see layout). It is most suitable for a young child or teenager. The pilot berth is accessed through a hatch on deck or through a door in the forward guest cabin. This door can remain open to provide A/C to that forepeak pilot berth. Otherwise, ventilation in the pilot berth is provided through the hatch and through a side window. There is a fan inside as well.
The enclosed cockpit area opens onto the galley for a luxurious space for dining and cooking. It is fast, fun, and incredibly comfortable both at sail or anchor. Additional amenities include digital flatscreen LCD television and DVD player, stereo with auxiliary input, fresh water transom shower,
BlueTooth Sound System, 2 SUPs, 2 Big Blue Floating Mats, Noodles
Captain Mark grew up in a small village in Leicestershire, England, before moving to the US over 20 years ago. When Mark first moved to the US he lived in Santa Cruz, California where he learned to sail & would go fishing for salmon and halibut in the Monterey Bay. Later he moved to Florida where his passion for being on the water & sailing lead him to become a sailing instructor. He discovered the Virgin Islands around 15 years ago and since that first visit always dreamed of living the island lifestyle. Finally in 2015 he made that dream a reality. He is really excited to share his passion for sailing and the island way of life with guests aboard R-S-Cape.
Mark is a U.S. Coast Guard Captain, RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore, open water certified scuba diver, and a U.S. Certified Sailing Instructor. He enjoys traveling to new places and meeting people, making new friends along the way. He enjoys being on the water more than being on land, so its no surprise that his favorite sports other than sailing are wake boarding, scuba diving, surfing and kiteboarding. On land he also enjoys watching his favorite football team Leicester City.
Mark's sailing experience includes sailing the Atlantic, Pacific, Caribbean, and the Mediterranean. His favorite sailing grounds however are right here in the Virgin Islands.His local knowledge of hidden places and local hot spots enables him to take his guests to the best places throughout the islands. ..read more
First Mate/Chef Heather Hessler joins R-S-Cape as a highly regarded freelance chef working in the charter yacht industry.
Born and raised in NJ, Heather's dad had her up on a surfboard since she was three years old. Her passion for the ocean started then. She fell in love with the Virgin Islands after traveling here as a competitive surfer and attending the University of the Virgin Islands
As much as Heather loves being in or around the ocean she has spent equal time in the kitchen. She started working in the restaurant/hospitality business at 16. She learned from great chefs in the super, high-end restaurants of St Thomas where she also became a sought after mixologist creating inspired libations in some of the islands top martini bars. Guests can look forward to her creative cocktails aboard!
From 100-foot motor yachts to busy catamarans like R-S-Cape, Heather has been pleasing palates around the BVI for several years. Heather specializes in preparing healthy, flavorful well-balanced meals that are also aesthetically pleasing. She communicates with her guests pre-charter to tailor a menu to suit any dietary restrictions or preferences. She is well versed in vegetarian/pescatarian/vegan/gluten free diets. Heather draws particular inspiration from Latin, Caribbean and Asian cuisine influences.
Together, Captain Mark and Chef Heather offer an unparalleled vacation experience aboard R-S-Cape - great days of sailing and exploring the BVI with delicious cuisine served with a smile.
***2018 CREW TBD***
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
Contact us for rates and current availability or to book a charter aboard R S Cape!
We had a wonderful time during our Virgin Islands cruise on R S Cape. David and Janice Walters were perfect hosts and did everything possible to make the trip enjoyable. David went above and beyond expectations by accompanying us on 3 hikes in the Virgin Island "mountains". Janice is wonderful company and a great Chef. We hope to connect with them again.
Ron W, aboard Catamaran R S Cape sailing the Virgin Islands
Scott and Renee were fabulous! Very friendly, very knowledgeable about the area and all the locations we visited. They attended to every need and anticipated our wants/needs. They planned out the perfect itinerary and made great suggestions for excursions/restaurants/bars, etc.
The boat was beautiful - very well maintained and clean. We loved the top deck area - we spent a lot of time up there.
The food was fantastic and beautifully presented. Truly a real chef experience. Renee went out of her way to ensure we all had what we liked and paid attention to our particular likes/dislikes. We did not have one bad meal. It was all fresh, tasty and almost too pretty to eat.
The itinerary was perfect! Just the right mix of action and relaxation and great snorkeling spots.
We were very happy with the service that we received from Sailing Directions.
Erin H, aboard Catamaran R S Cape sailing the Virgin Islands