Catamaran Sea Chateau

50ft · 6 guests · St Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Sea Chateau Crewed Catamaran Charter
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7-Night Rates

From $12,000 (2 passengers 7 nights)
To $16,000 (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. We accept Visa, MasterCard and AMEX

Yacht Details

Guests Up to 6
Guest Cabins 3
Length 50ft
Guest Cabin Configuration 3 Queen en-suite cabins with A/C
Designer Voyage
Launched 1997 (Refit refit in 2005/2012)
Children Allowed Yes
Home Port Red Hook, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Scuba Rendezvous only
Winter Cruising Area Caribbean Virgin Islands
Summer Cruising Area Caribbean Virgin Islands

Catamaran Sea Chateau Overview

Sea Chateau is a Voyage 50 Mayotte catamaran. The yacht was designed by famed Naval Architect Alexander Simonis for fast, comfortable and fun tropical charters.

The catamaran’s wide beam offers outstanding stability, safety and space in its three guest staterooms with queen beds and en-suite heads, the yacht’s large saloon, covered exterior cockpit and decks.

The upper level galley shares its large panoramic-view windows with the saloon and bar that form an exceptional airy and bright entertainment area.

When it comes to having fun in the water, the large non skid aft deck and the two sugar scoop swim platforms with large ladders and handrails make it extremely easy and safe for everyone to get in and out of the water and take part in all the fun. It also makes getting in and out of the dinghy a breeze.

Main Salon Main Salon & Galley Cockpit Forward Deck En-Suite Guest Cabin En-Suite Head En-Suite Guest Cabin En-Suite Guest Cabin Catching tuna and mahi-mahi! Happy 70th! Lovely ladies tubing A beautiful day on Jost Sunset Guests snorkeling with Sea Chateau in background Perfect sundowner All smiles for Captain Byron Relaxation mode! Sea Chateau Layout

Accommodation

3 queen sized cabins with en-suite heads and showers and a/c

Optional Half Board Details

All meals are included in the regular charter rate, however a 'half board' meal plan is available if you prefer to dine ashore:

Take $150 off the listed rates per person. 3 lunches and 4 dinners ashore at guests expense, all other meals and all breakfasts on board.

Green Initiative

6 Solar panels

Meet the Crew

Crew photo
Byron & Dianne

Barend (Byron) Groenewald grew up in Paarl, a beautiful small town in the wine country outside of Cape Town. Growing up with a very adventurous family, he had the privilege of enjoying the ocean and all it had to offer from a young age. At the age of 18, he pursued a dream of obtaining a captain's license, which led to 10 years of experience sailing the worlds oceans as a professional, captaining vessels from sailing monohulls, catamarans, and power yachts.

Byron's main passion in life is to share his love of the ocean with others that feel the same and expose those who have never had the chance. With his expertise in all water sports ranging from sailing, diving, wake boarding, waterskiing, free diving and fishing just to name a few. He can accommodate all levels of skill and a varying age group in enjoying the ocean and all it has to offer. Byron's qualifications in the industry make him a great host and teacher in and on the ocean. Having completed his RYA Yachtmaster Ocean and Instructor courses, PADI Rescue Diver and wakeboard/ ski instructor, he is sure to assist all levels from beginner to advanced water sports enthusiast, ensuring that everyone gets the most out of the great wonders the ocean has to offer us...read more

After exploring and working in destinations about which he had always dreamt (the coast of Africa, the Caribbean, Mediterranean and most of South East Asia), Byron finally had the means to purchase his own sailing catamaran and pursuing his lifelong dream; chartering the beautiful South African-built sailing catamaran SEA CHATEAU.

If you can't find Byron in or on the water, he surely can be found exploring the beautiful islands, always looking for the off-the-beaten-path hidden gems, or interacting with the vibrant locals on the islands, soaking in as much information and culture as possible.

Chef/first mate Dianne is American and grew up near Cape Cod Massachusetts where she obtained a degree from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts in Counseling with a specialization in Special Education. Her passion for travel landed her a job as a therapist on Tortola in the British Virgin Islands in 2012, where she met Captain Byron. Her love for cooking started at an early age, being exposed to New England seafood and a family who loved fishing and being on the sea.

After working in the fine dining industry under world renowned chefs, Dianne decided to bring her passion for outstanding cuisine to Sea Chateau, focusing on freshness and local cuisine, striving to make Sea Chateau one of the most sought after charter yachts in the Caribbean, and sharing with guests why she fell in love with natures little secrets.

Weekly Charter Rates by Group Size

Passengers: 2 3 4 5 6
Winter 2018 to 2019 $12,000 $13,000 $14,000 $15,000 $16,000
Summer 2018 $12,000 $13,000 $14,000 $15,000 $16,000
Summer 2019 $12,000 $13,000 $14,000 $15,000 $16,000
*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

Availability for Sea Chateau:

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: 48

Upcoming 12 Months Reservation Calendar:
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Reservation Calendar with Port Locations:
Unavailable: Monday, 1 October 2018 to Friday, 30 November 2018: Unavailable: Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI to Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI
Booked: Saturday, 1 December 2018 to Saturday, 8 December 2018: Booked: Tortola, Trellis Bay, BVI to Tortola, Trellis Bay, BVI
Booked: Wednesday, 19 December 2018 to Friday, 28 December 2018: Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Booked: Saturday, 29 December 2018 to Sunday, 6 January 2019: Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Booked: Wednesday, 9 January 2019 to Wednesday, 16 January 2019: Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
On Hold: Saturday, 19 January 2019 to Saturday, 26 January 2019: Hold: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Booked: Friday, 8 February 2019 to Saturday, 16 February 2019: Booked: Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI to Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI
Booked: Friday, 1 March 2019 to Friday, 8 March 2019: Booked: Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI to Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI
Booked: Saturday, 9 March 2019 to Friday, 15 March 2019: Booked: Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI to Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI
Booked: Sunday, 24 March 2019 to Saturday, 30 March 2019: Booked: Tortola - Nanny Cay to Tortola - Nanny Cay
Booked: Wednesday, 1 May 2019 to Wednesday, 8 May 2019: Booked: Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI to Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI
Booked: Saturday, 1 June 2019 to Saturday, 8 June 2019: Booked: Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI to Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI
Booked: Saturday, 15 June 2019 to Saturday, 22 June 2019: Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Booked: Monday, 1 July 2019 to Thursday, 4 July 2019: Booked: British Virgin Islands* to British Virgin Islands*
Booked: Saturday, 6 July 2019 to Wednesday, 10 July 2019: Booked: British Virgin Islands* to British Virgin Islands*
Booked: Thursday, 11 July 2019 to Monday, 15 July 2019: Booked: British Virgin Islands* to British Virgin Islands*
Booked: Wednesday, 17 July 2019 to Saturday, 20 July 2019: Booked: British Virgin Islands* to British Virgin Islands*
On Hold: Sunday, 21 July 2019 to Saturday, 27 July 2019: Hold: Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI to Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI
Booked: Sunday, 28 July 2019 to Saturday, 3 August 2019: Booked: British Virgin Islands* to British Virgin Islands*
On Hold: Sunday, 4 August 2019 to Saturday, 31 August 2019: Hold: Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI to Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI
Booked: Sunday, 1 September 2019 to Wednesday, 4 September 2019: Booked: British Virgin Islands* to British Virgin Islands*
On Hold: Thursday, 5 September 2019 to Tuesday, 10 September 2019: Hold: Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI to Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI
Booked: Wednesday, 11 September 2019 to Saturday, 14 September 2019: Booked: British Virgin Islands* to British Virgin Islands*
Booked: Monday, 16 September 2019 to Friday, 20 September 2019: Booked: British Virgin Islands* to British Virgin Islands*
On Hold: Saturday, 21 September 2019 to Monday, 30 September 2019: Hold: Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI to Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI
Unavailable: Tuesday, 1 October 2019 to Thursday, 31 October 2019: Unavailable: Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI to Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI

Weekly Charter Rates by Group Size

Passengers: 2 3 4 5 6
Winter 2018 to 2019 $12,000 $13,000 $14,000 $15,000 $16,000
Summer 2018 $12,000 $13,000 $14,000 $15,000 $16,000
Summer 2019 $12,000 $13,000 $14,000 $15,000 $16,000
*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
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Contact us for rates and current availability or to book a charter aboard Sea Chateau!

Reviews for Sea Chateau with Byron & Dianne:

Byron and Dianne were a delightful to spend a week with. Byron was very knowledgeable and glad to share his knowledge. I honestly don’t know what they could have done to make our trip any better.

The boat was kept very clean and they ran the air every night. It is a very solid boat.

The food was out of this world. My family did not even want to go to shore for dinner. Dianne is a very talented cook. Everything was fresh and healthy.

We enjoyed the Virgin Islands very much. There was just enough sailing and activities and the weather was perfect.

We found Sailing Directions’ very detailed website helpful in deciding which boat and where to go.

Ladson B, aboard Catamaran Sea Chateau April 2018  sailing the Virgin Islands

Full Specifications for Sea Chateau

Sea Chateau Layout
Length 50ft
Beam 27
Draft 6
Designer Voyage
Launched 1997 (Refit refit in 2005/2012)
Guests Up to 6
Children Allowed Yes
Air Conditioning Full
Flag BVI
Max. Speed 10
Dinghy/Tender 16 (70HP)
Dingy Max. Passengers 6
Guest Cabins 3
Guest Cabin Configuration 3 Queen en-suite cabins with A/C
Guest Electric Heads 3
Accommodation Description

3 queen sized cabins with en-suite heads and showers and a/c

Home Port Red Hook, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Winter Cruising Area Caribbean Virgin Islands
Summer Cruising Area Caribbean Virgin Islands
Preferred Port Yacht Haven
Other Port Village Cay
Hours Between Charters 48
Sun Awning Yes
Hammock Yes
Deck Shower Yes
Hair Dryer Yes
Water Maker Yes
Ice Maker No
BBQ Yes
Adult Waterskis Yes
Knee Board Yes
Stand Up Paddle Board 2
Snorkeling Gear Yes
Tow Tube Yes
Wake Board Yes
2-Person Kayak 1
Float Mats Yes
Beach Games Yes
Underwater Camera Yes
Other Water Toys Large, Easy on/Easy off Dinghy with powerful motor. (15 ft. Caribe/60Hp. Yamaha)
Several folding deck and cockpit chairs.
Two hammocks
Assorted Fishing gear.
Adult water skis.
Wakeboard.
Kneeboard.
Stand Up Paddle Board
Towing tube.
Floating mats.
Floating lounge chair.
Beach games.
Two person Kayak.
Extensive snorkel gear and experienced guides on board included.
Scuba diving by rendezvous with professional and experienced local diving companies. (Not included in rate)
Stereo system in salon, cockpit and forward deck.
AM/FM Radio. IPod and MP3 connection.
Large Flat Screen TV. Local Broadcasts.
DVD player and extensive DVD library.
Assorted table games.
Stereo System Yes
iPod Hookup Yes
DVD Player Yes (200 DVDs)
Board Games Yes
Books 10
Other Powerfull 8Kw. Diesel/Electric generator.
110 Volts through 3,5 KW DC/AC Inverter.
Fully air conditioned.
Water maker.
Large propane BBQ.
Two hot/cold deck showers.
Two expansive trampolines for sunbathing, stargazing, reading or simply taking a siesta.
Two large easy on/easy off sugar scoop swim platforms with secure ladders and handrails.
Large non skid aft deck for easy and secure boarding and disembarking, fishing, bathing, grilling, etc.
Large propane BBQ.
Several folding deck chairs.
Onboard WiFi
Captain Nationality S. Africa
Captain License RYA Yacht Master Ocean 200, RYA Sailing Instructor, STCW
Captain Years Sailing 10
Language Spoken Eng
Crew Smokes No
Crew Pets No
Caters to Special Diets Yes
Kosher Available Yes
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