|Home port||Marina Fort Louis, St Martin, Caribbean Leeward Islands|
VIGILANT 1 is one of the rare Lagoon 630 motor yachts on the crewed cruise market. A hybrid, this boat boasts the advantages and luxury of a large catamaran and the speed of a motor yacht. Its configuration optimises the space and accommodates from 2 to 8 passengers with a large master and 3 double cabins, all options, with en-suite bathroom and storage space for all guests. Its bright and open saloon on a large cockpit presents its guests with comfort and well-being, along with a feeling of space reaching out to the horizon. The chef on board, does not hide her technique and her pleasure in her work, thanks to the kitchen which is open to the saloon. The luxury and quality of the equipment was chosen by the owner for a demanding and quality clientele. Summer in the Mediterranean and winter in the Antilles, VIGILANT 1 offers unforgettable cruises with family or friends. Please, kindly note that the pictures are from a sistership, shooting by Nicolas Claris, and will be replaced soon!
Home port: Marina Fort Louis, St Martin, Caribbean Leeward Islands
Winter cruising area: Caribbean Virgin Islands, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards
Summer cruising area: W. Med -Riviera/Cors/Sard.
8 guests can be accomodated in 4 cabins as 1 master and 3 double cabins with ensuite bathroom.
The master cabin is equipped with a sofa and large closets and drawers. Her spacious bathroom ensuite (with separate heads ) has an independent access to the cockpit.
In every cabins: A-C with private control, plugs 1 for the shaver + 1 for the vanity, hair dryer, TV sets & DVD readers, ipod docking station.
The watertoys have to be confirmed.
Philippe LE HEN
Captain: Philippe LE HEN, 42 years old
Languages: French, English
Diploma: Captain 200 - Mecanic diploma 750 KW
Philippe grew up in Brittany, and joined the army at 17 where he became a military mechanic. At 25 he left the army and travelled to the islands of Porquerolles and Levant in the Mediterranean, taking work transporting passengers to and from the islands . This led to him becoming the base charter man in the Mediterranean, managing a fleet of boats and handling Beneteau’s after-sales service.
He has qualifications both as Captain and maritime mechanic; has over 20 years experience as skipper and delivering boats and can turn his hand to maintaining fixed and mobile safety systems, repairing or welding different materials, and maintaining marine engines.
Also among Philippe’s skills are administration and accounts management for boat and crew.
He was the captain of an AZIMUT 62S, for 3 years, at which point the owner bought the new Lagoon 630, and he continued working for the same owner for several years.
He is an experienced and able Captain, is calm and unruffled, enjoys entertaining guests and pays attention to their needs.
In his free time Philippe is very sporty, and enjoys surfing, kiting, kayaking, swimming and running.
Chef-cook: Amelie JOSSE, 30 years old
Languages: French, English
Diploma: STCW95 - Cooking Internship in Galley Club and Atelier des chefs..read more
Originally from Paris, Amélie has always had a passion for travel and discovering different cultures.
Respectful of the environment, she studied sustainable development and following this she worked on organic farms in Oceania and South America. It was when her natural interest and curiosity brought her to St Martin to work at the island’s nature reserve that she discovered the world of boats.
Since then she has specialized in cooking in order to offer a high-quality service to her customers. During her studies she worked as a waitress in renowned Parisian brasseries, where she quickly acquired the skills to respond to high levels of demand.
She is cheerful and willing and has accumulated rich experiences over the past 3 years on classic boats, recent monohulls and motor yachts.
Amélie is enthusiastic and thorough, always smiling while offering impeccable service and delicious meals. She is keen to do well and responds cheerfully to customer requests in the smallest details.
Alongside Steven and Philippe, Amélie completes a crew who will appeal to all ages on relaxing and exciting cruises.
Stew deckhand: Steven GUILLERM, XXX years old
Languages: French, English
Diploma: Captain 200, medical first help 1-2 & 3
Steven is 46 and comes from Brest, in Brittany, France, where he sailed small boats such as Optimiste, 420, Laser etc when young.
He is bi-lingual French/English and also speaks Spanish.
His first career was in the IT sector as an international commercial and business developer.
In 2013 he felt the need to change direction and set about obtaining a sailing qualification with Philippe in Marseille. Since then he has made 3 transatlantique crossings, a semi-Pacific sail as far as Tahiti, and has clocked up over 20,000 miles, sailing monohulls and catamarans. And he loves it!
In his free time he stays with the sea - he loves swimming and scuba diving.
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.
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