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Catamaran Vacoa, 62ft, 10 guests based in Beef Island, British Virgin Islands

Weekly Charter Rates

From
$29,000 (2 passengers 7 nights)
To
$36,000 (10 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. We accept Visa, MasterCard and AMEX

Specifications

Guests Cabins Length
10 5 62ft
Guest cabin configuration:
5 Queen en-suite guest cabins with A/C
Designer Lagoon 620
Built 2014
Children Allowed Yes
Home port Trellis Bay, Beef Island, British Virgin Islands
Scuba Rendezvous only
Vacoa 1 Vacoa 2 Vacoa 3 Vacoa 4 Vacoa 5 Vacoa 6 Vacoa 7 Vacoa 8 Vacoa 9 Vacoa 10 Vacoa 11 The salon Direct access from the aft cabins to the cockpit Breakfast in the cockpit The transom platforms Guest double forward cabin (port side) Guest double forward cabin (startboard) Guest aft double cabin (startboard) Guest aft double cabin (port side) Guest cabin (midship) Guest bathroom Sailing The cockpit The fly bridge The forward cockpit The dinghy Water toys Aerial view At anchor Vacoa Layout

Catamaran Vacoa Overview

Vacoa, a Lagoon 620 launched in Spring 2014, accommodates 10 guests in 5 double cabins with queen beds, en-suite bathrooms with separated shower. The yacht has numerous high quality equipment including bedding, crockery, decoration, Bose system, home cinema, playstation, games etc and is the ideal boat for family or groups looking for a luxurious, comfortable and fast catamaran.

With respect to water sports, her tender lift is an ideal sunbathing platform and the 17 foot, 90HP tender is great for waterskiing, wakeboarding and kneeboarding. The yacht’s flybridge is a popular place to spend time and has a cocktail table, cushions, mattresses and a shade awning.

Based in St Marteen, Vacoa is available for charter from November to April every year to sail in any of the Caribbean islands including Virgin Islands down through to Grenada.

Her wonderful crew of three members includes a professional chef who is dedicated to producing excellent meals and snacks for your party throughout the charter - relax and enjoy!

Ports and Available Cruising Areas

Home port: Trellis Bay, Beef Island, British Virgin Islands
Winter cruising area: Caribbean Virgin Islands, Caribbean Leewards
Summer cruising area: Caribbean Virgin Islands, Bahamas, Caribbean Leewards

Accommodation

5 Queen en-suite cabins with A/C

Amenities

WiFi Internet: $280 per week
Air Conditioning: Full
Salon Stereo
Salon TV
Deck Shower
Hair Dryer
Board Games
Sun Awning
Ice Maker
Water Maker
Kosher menu available
Other entertainment: Converters for the electro plugs.
Communications: Sat phone & internet. Price for internet access depending on the area.

Water toys

WakeBoard
2-Man Kayak: 2
Adult Water Skis
Kids Water Skis
Knee Board
Floating Mats
Fishing Gear
Fishing Type: with reels, including a radar
Fishing Rods: 2
Dinghy: Hardbottom 15
Dinghy Outboard HP: 60
Other equipment includes:

2 paddles, 1 wake skate, A 4-rider towing ring, 2 bean bags (cushions Fatboy) on the deck, one square for 2 persons and one rectangular for 1 person.


Crew photo

Meet the Crew

Captain Jason & Crew

Capt. Jason Lemeiux

Canadian - Age 29

Jason is a French Canadian with 15,000 nautical miles under his belt as skipper. He has an RYA Yachtmaster Offshore license and he's also a private pilot. In a somewhat less mechanical vein, prior to getting into yachting professionally, Jason was involved in equestrian management and transport in Quebec, with his own firm doing everything from horsetrailer sales to transporting and caring for horse, to importing and exporting.

Jason has cruised extensively throughout the Caribbean on some large motor and sailing yachts over the past 3 years.

Chef: William Dobson

"One great thing about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating"

My philosophy is simple- "love mother nature and respect your ingredients" Chef William

Chef William brings nearly two decades of hospitality expertise to the table. His portfolio expands to the Sheraton Hotels; Executive Chef for Hyatt International hotels and Chef de Cuisine for several high profile restaurant openings in the Caribbean. Chef William has served onboard yachts and in the private and charter sector since 2006. He has serviced in world class establishments since 1995.

Having chartered extensively throughout Europe, North America, the Caribbean and South East Asia, Chef William is very familiar with the top cruising destinations and where to source best quality ingredients even in the most remote locations. ..read more

From his experience around the world his inspiration and creativity introduces an International flair to the table, ranging from modern French, British, Italian, Greek, Thai, Indian, Fusion, Caribbean, Mexican, Chinese and Japanese styles. Chef William holds several diplomas including Hospitality Management, Professional Cookery and various other patiserrie and confectionary diplomas.

Chef William has been featured by Charterwave "the worlds most trusted yacht vacation site" in 2008 and more recently by Yacht Essentials Magazine in 2010.

Stewardess Lucy Norris

Lucy, a South African, has been working aboard charter and private yachts from Palm Beach to the Virgins for the past year. Lucy takes care of the bar service and cocktail making, table service, and housekeeping on Vacoa.

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Availability for Vacoa:

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: Thursday, 31 August 2017 to Friday, 1 December 2017: Unavailable: Fort Lauderdale, Florida* to British Virgin Islands*
Unavailable: Thursday, 21 December 2017 to Thursday, 4 January 2018: Unavailable: Saint Maarten, West Indies* to Saint Maarten, West Indies*
Booked: Saturday, 6 January 2018 to Saturday, 13 January 2018: Booked: Tortola, To be Decided - BVI to Tortola, To be Decided - BVI
Booked: Sunday, 21 January 2018 to Wednesday, 31 January 2018: Booked: Saint Vincent to Grenada, St Georges
Booked: Saturday, 10 February 2018 to Saturday, 17 February 2018: Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Transit: Thursday, 15 March 2018 to Friday, 16 March 2018: Transit: Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI to Antigua, Leeward Island*
Booked: Saturday, 17 March 2018 to Saturday, 24 March 2018: Booked: Antigua, Leeward Island* to Antigua, Leeward Island*
Transit: Sunday, 25 March 2018 to Tuesday, 27 March 2018: Transit: Antigua, Leeward Island* to Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI
Booked: Sunday, 1 April 2018 to Sunday, 8 April 2018: Booked: British Virgin Islands* to British Virgin Islands*
Transit: Sunday, 13 May 2018 to Tuesday, 29 May 2018: Transit: Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI to Nassau, Bahamas*
Booked: Tuesday, 26 June 2018 to Tuesday, 3 July 2018: Booked: Nassau, Bahamas* to Nassau, Bahamas*

Hours required between charters: 3 days

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Contact us for rates and current availability or to book a charter aboard Vacoa!

Guests aboard VACOA in early July, 2017, said
Just returned home from a fabulous family 7 day vacation aboard Vacoa. Our family consisted of 9 people ages 13, 14, 17, 18, 25, 27, 50, 59. Fun for everyone from the water activities, destinations, cocktails and the food, we could not have been happier! Captain Jason, Steward Lucy and Chef Louis, treated all of us with professionalism and enthusiasm. Every request was greeted with a smile. We can't wait to book our next trip aboard Vacoa! Thanks again for an incredible time!
Jennifer Attaway
May/June guests on VACOA said:
This is the second time that we vacationed on the Vacoa with friends and we had another fabulous week with great weather in the BVI! The crew kept us busy with multiple destinations and activities daily; we loved Oil Nut Bay, Scrub Island, Bitter End and the remote bays where everyone had a blast with multiple water activities! Captain Jason did an unbelievable job keeping us very active while Chef Will was back in the kitchen preparing fantastic breakfasts, lunches, snacks and dinners! Lucy, the second mate, was a joy to be with, she made delicious tropical drinks, cleaned up after us and kept us entertained! A great time was had by all!
Wendy M.
Marco Island
January, 2017, VACOA guests said:
We chartered Vacoa in the BVI in January of 2017 and enjoyed every minute of it. The boat is a 620 Lagoon (our second trip on the same model) and I would not charter in the BVI on any other model of boat. The fact that the top deck can accommodate all 10 guests beats any other boat in its class.

The boat is in great condition and the salon and state rooms are well appointed.

Jason and Team did a wonderful job and the food blew away our expectations (which were high from our previous trip on another boat). I'd recommend getting off the boat for cocktails here and there but eating on board as none of the island restaurants can match the quality and presentation of the food.

They had plenty of sports equipment on board -- everything from water skis to wakeboard, to kayaks, to paddle boards, etc.... Full service boat with fantastic crew -- perfect match.
Charles G.
Dallas
Charter July 02-09, Tortola-Tortola
Message for the broker : I have no words (which everyone will tell you is unusual for me J)! The guests had a fabulous time on VACOA. The comments keep coming.
The crew was amazing and Christine was just incredible. We ate like kings all week. Claire and Xavier were so nice and wonderful. The vacation was amazing! We loved every minute of it....the best vacation ever.

It was incredible! Im ready to look for next year. Call me!
Charter June 15th- 22th 2016, Tortola-Tortola
Comment from the broker:
I just wanted to send you an email and tell you how proud I am of Xavier and his crew on VACOA! He is such a pleasure to work with. My clients had the best trip ever on board with them.
Thank you for all your assistance!
Charter 17th to 24th of April 2016, Tortola-Tortola
This charter was by far the best I have been on to date...maybe it was the yacht? Maybe it was the crew? Both were amazing and better than expected. The yacht's condition was impeccable, the accommodations definitely met with our expectations, perhaps even better. We did not fully appreciate the upper deck of the yacht; I think we hung out there most of the time. We also did not realize we had a fourth crew member which was terrific! The crew was phenomenal. Xavier and Claire were so professional and accommodating to all of your wishes. Christine our chef was 5 star!! Every meal was delicious and special - what she was able to accomplish with such limited provisions was truly amazing. The final dinner our last night was a special treat - surprise Pirate Party!! Maxim was our 4th crew member and such a delight. He really took care of all of us...day or night!!

The week went by so fast even though it was 7 days on a boat...we went to every location we wanted plus some. Xavier knew exactly when the best times would be for snorkeling, seeing turtles, exploring the Baths (when all of the people had left); he even knew how to keep us out of the stormy weather! We enjoyed hiking on the islands, tennis at two resorts, sailing at Bitter End and spa treatments on shore. They really did an amazing job keeping all of us happy.
Charter 19th to 26th of March 2016, Saint-Martin - Saint-Martin:
I just want to thank you for your advice and organization of my charter onboard VACOA during our Easter break.We had a fantastic tour onboard a great boat, run by a very professional, knowledgable and service minded crew. My family and I enjoyed every minute and we will certainly come back in not too distant future. I can easily recommend this boat with existing crew to anyone that want to have a time of their life experience. Thank you
Charter 24th to 31th of January 2016 - Tortola - Tortola
Just a quick check in after a most delightful week on the water with great friends and a fantastic crew! The chef Christine was also over the top on professional skills and food quality/presentation, and always pleasant and open to teaching us about her dishes and how they were prepared. As a business owner myself, I know it is important to get prompt and direct feedback and consider this a 100+ score, simply blew us away! It goes without saying that the captain and crew had our comfort and hospitality in mind 24/7; and clearly a crack sailing team.
Charter 08th to 18th of December 2015, St Vincent-Grenada
Well done! The Vacoa and crew were perfect for our team of six non-adventurers. I have already recommended them to other friends. I know we will be in touch again next year.
Charter 25th of November - 2nd of December 2015 Tortola-Tortola
My clients had a wonderful time aboard VACOA. Thank you very much to you and your excellent crew for an excellent charter!

Charter 9th -16th May 2015 - St Marteen to St Barth
Estimado Xavier,
Te envo como recuerdo dos fotos del grupo de navegantes argentinos, de la semana del 9-5 al 16-5-15. Hemos pasado una semana muy linda y nos hemos sentido muy satisfechos por las atenciones de toda la tripulacin.
Un cordial saludo para los tres y espero nos podamos volver a re-encontrar.
Cordialmente.
Charter 19th-26th April 2015 - St Marteen
Feedback from the broker :
I finally got ahold of M. XXX to get a report on their sailing vacation in St Martin with Xavier and Clare and Christine on VACOA and he has only superlatives for the boat, crew and experience.He was ecstatic about the food, the service, Xaviers energy and flexibility with doing water sports with the kids, playing DJ and helping guide the itinerary choices.
They said they would charter that boat again with that crew.
Charter 5 -13 April 15 - Tortola
Our charter has been sensational! Xavier is very skilled and knowledgeable, first mate Claire has been wonderful, and chef Manuela extraordinary, fabulous cuisine.
All of the crew work well together. Susan and I speak French with them, some Italian with Manuela, but they are all fluent in English. They have been particularly patient and helpful with the grandchildren.
The boat itself is super, but the setup of the bathrooms could be better, which has nothing to do with the crew, of course.
I am glad that we held out for VACOA .
Charter Sicily Islands 23-31th of August 2015
I have just talked with the client, she is plenty satisfied with their cruise on board of MAITAS.
The captain Marco and his crew has work very hard to offer to all the party an unforgettable cruise.
They have appreciated their professionalism, the discretion , the long experience and the excellent cousin .
I want thank all the Team , I will give only super positive feedback on the boat and I hope to have soon other clients.
June, '17, guests aboard catamaran VACOA said
It was our first cruise with friends at the BVI, April 2017. We had an excellent holiday at the Vacoa. His crew was fantastic, Jason the captain always open to give us destination suggestions and access our requirements, we did many fun activities with the dinghy, Angie, the best, an eceptional chef delights us day by day with exquisite preparations and the best ever alway with a big smile, Lucy was a wonderful hostess kept us at all times solving any issue we requested, with the best encouragement and always cheerful. We had an amazing time at Vacoa and would love to go back.
Rosario B.
Santiago, Chile

Vacoa with our Chilean Flag. What an honor!

Reviews for Vacoa with previous crew:

We had an A+ experience with the Vacoa, crew and Sailing Directions.

Jason was an outstanding Captain, he worked to ensure we had an incredible sailing trip through the BVI's. Jason was always willing to take us out for fun water sports and show us some of the most entertaining beach bars & beaches. Jason especially impressed all of us with his expert ability to maneuver the Vacoa into a tight harbor slip at our departure, made us all proud seeing the onlookers nod with admiration at his abilities.

Angie is an amazing Chef and first mate sailor. She was very attentive to ensure everyone was happy and catered very carefully crafted interesting meal options to meet the special dietary needs of two of our guests. Angie created amazing meals and snacks that exceeded all our expectations. Angie’s relationships and knowledge of the BVI’s is second to no one.

Sylvia our stewardess was very pleasant and created a happy, fun environment for us all. Sylvia made a great connection with all our guests and we were thrilled she was part of our crew.

The Vacoa was a very spacious yacht. We had 10 guests (5 couples) in our charter and we all found the Vacoa to have ample space for group activities and lots of options to just hang out with our significant other. We all loved the upper deck lounging area as our favorite hangout. The cabins were very spacious and the beds very comfortable. The Vacoa was very clean and a well maintained vessel, the Air Conditioning in the cabins worked very well.

Angie is a rock star Chef. She created very healthy and extremely tasty meals that were enjoyed by all! Angie also tailored the menu to two of our guest’s special dietary needs.

The islands we visited were all enjoyable and gave us a nice variety of what there is to see in the BVI’s. Our sail to Anegada was a highlight.

The Sailing Directions service was very good. We liked the flexibility to have each of our guests make payments directly. We will definitely consider Sailing Directions to help us with future charters.

Highly recommend Vacoa and her crew for family or adult charters. They made our experience all it could have been!

Todd G, aboard Catamaran Vacoa sailing the British Virgin Islands

Excellent Crew. The food was Amazing, excellent presentation and taste. The itinerary was perfect and better that the itinerary we imagine and when we want to change a destination, Xavier made it happen and took us to amazing places.

Very happy with Sailing Direction’s service, fast and excellent communication always.

Agustín Z, aboard Catamaran Vacoa sailing the British Virgin Islands

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