Catamaran Stop Work Order

52ft · 8 guests · St Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Stop Work Order Crewed Catamaran Charter
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7-Night Rates

From $21,500 (2 passengers 7 nights)
To $34,000 (8 passengers 7 nights)*
*Price range is subject to change. Please Contact Us for pricing for various party sizes, number of nights and the premium weeks of Christmas & New Years. 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 8
Guest Cabins 4
Length 52ft
Guest Cabin Configuration 1 Master Queen, 3 Queen (one can be switched for a twin bunk cabin) en-suite cabins with A/C
Designer Lagoon 520
Launched 2017
Children Allowed Yes
Home Port Red Hook, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Scuba SCUBA available on board Available onboard (see Specs tab)
Winter Cruising Area Caribbean Virgin Islands (US/BVI), Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Virgin Islands (US), Caribbean Virgin Islands (BVI)
Summer Cruising Area Caribbean Virgin Islands (US/BVI), Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Virgin Islands (US), Caribbean Virgin Islands (BVI)

Catamaran Stop Work Order Overview

Stop Work Order is a 2017 Lagoon 520 available for the best crewed yacht charters in the Caribbean.

The 520, Lagoon's performance luxury model, perfectly intersects the design of comfort and capability. The yacht’s accommodations are fit for the collaboration of adventure and gratification.

This 4 guest cabin version is perfect for a variety of charter make-ups. Groups of friends, families large and small, extend families, the possibilities are endless. 4 Queen staterooms are available to the guests, each with their own separate bathrooms and showers. A 5th cabin with bunk beds can be switched for a Queen for family groups who wish to have separate bunk options for kids.

Tremendous amounts of entertaining and relaxing space on board this catamaran. The flybridge, where the helm and sailing functions meet the enormous convertible settee provides the best seat in the house whether under sail, or under stars. The forward cockpit lounge where morning coffee meets the sunrise. The aft cockpit where the exquisite meals are served and chaise lounges line both sides of the yacht. The main salon, which houses the open-concept galley, offers a large sofa-chaise and flat-screen TV. The salon also features a more formal dining area should that be desired.

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Green Initiative

Water purifier on board, with water being produced by the vessel rather than using plastic bottles.

Meet the Crew

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Ryan & Dani Querry

Captain Ish Alexander

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Science in Counseling Psychology

Minor in Outdoor Leadership and Adventure Education

50 Ton Near Coastal USCG Captain's License with Aux Sail Endorsement (100 Ton by next season)

STCW 2010

PADI Dive Instructor

Wilderness First Responder ASA 101: Basic Keelboat Sailing ASA 103: Coastal Cruising

ASA 104 Bareboat Cruising

As a child, Ish anxiously awaited the arrival of summer when he would head to his grandparents’ cottage in Ontario. The waters of Lake Huron became the playground where Ish learned to sail his grandparents’ 16’ Wayfarer. On any given sunny summer day, he could be found out on the lake struggling to untangle himself from a rat’s nest of lines or being caught by a sneaky gust that caused him to capsize. Those first few years with the Wayfarer served as a foundation for a great passion for sailing. After graduating from high school, Ish attended Prescott College in Arizona where he fed an insatiable appetite for the outdoors. College orientation, a 3-week backpacking trip through a canyon in Arizona, opened a whole new world of outdoor pursuits and possibilities. Over the next 4 years, he filled his spare time with surfing, backcountry skiing, white water rafting, rock climbing, stargazing, campfire-ing, and howling at the moon! A desire to sail in salt water persisted, even in the desert. Ish satisfied his salt water cravings with a job living and working aboard sailboats in the British Virgin Islands. Over 6 summers with Sail Caribbean, a summer camp for teens, Ish served as captain, fleet captain, and program director. He was able to also fulfill his aspiration to work on a commercial salmon fishing boat in Alaska before finally realizing his lifelong dream of leading unforgettable charters for guests in the Virgin Islands. His time in the VI has given him outstanding knowledge of the local culture and natural treasures to be enjoyed here. He has a deep love for these beautiful islands and the surrounding waters and is excited to share this passion with each and every guest who comes aboard...read more

Chef Danica Smith

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Secondary Education (2019) University of New Brunswick

Born and raised in the countryside of French Lake, NB Canada, Danica grew up playing outdoors, camping, and dancing. From the age of 13-19 Danica was a competitive dancer, and spent her teen years traveling the country competing! This travel sparked a passion in Danica that would shape the rest of her life. Just before graduating highschool, Danica spent most of her savings from her part time and summer jobs traveling Europe, exploring various cultures and falling in love with food. Danica then attended Renaissance College and graduated with a Bachelors of Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Leadership. While obtaining this degree, Danica was able to complete two internships, one of which took her across the world to the Himalayan Children Care Home and Environmental Conservation in Pokhara, Nepal. This internship not only opened up Danica’s worldview and passion for lifelong learning, but also for the environment and cultural exploration. While living amongst 86 buddhist children, Danica had to not only change the way she lived and viewed the world, but she had to learn how to cook vegan meals for nearly 100 people three times a day! Although Danica has always loved food and trying diverse foods from all of her travels, this was her first experience really learning to cook! After returning home, Danica then went to the University of New Brunswick for her Bachelor of Education, specializing in Social Humanities, English, and the Arts for secondary students. Again, Danica was accepted to another international internship in the United Kingdom. Upon graduating with her B.Ed. Danica received her first full time teaching job, in Saint Lucia, teaching at the International School Saint Lucia. This is where Danica fell in love with the Caribbean and all things island life. While living in Saint Lucia, Danica spent all of her free time outdoors; snorkeling, diving, hiking, organizing beach clean ups, learning how to sail, and of course, exploring the local culture (mostly through her plate) trying all kinds of local foods and produce! During the global covid 19 pandemic, Danica continued working for the international school virtually and also began working for the startup environmental and ethical fashion company; Sisterly Swimwear. With only three employees at its start, Danica was able to not only learn an abounding amount about the fashion industry and clothing design/creation, but also cultivated her skills at social media marketing and content creation. It was in 2021 when Danica was already again itching for travel and the sea, and knew it was time for a new adventure. Danica and her partner bought a hurricane damaged Bavaria 33 cruiser from the BVI and spent the next year living off the grid aboard the vessel in the USVI while fixing her up! This proved to be one of the biggest learning and growth experiences of her life! While gaining a variety of new skills; such as being trained and working as a first mate, living off the grid, sailing a live-aboard vessel and assisting with various hands on boat repair jobs (as well as conducting the interior living renovation herself), Danica also got a part time job working at the Saint Thomas Yacht Club. Danica worked as a host and waitress for the STYC restaurant; The Galley, which scratched her love-of-food-itch, taught her about fine dining, and again improved her knowledge of cuisine and cooking. All the while, Danica used her expertise in social media content creation to start a youtube channel about her adventure. After a year of living on a sailboat, tons of hard work, and infinite learning, Danica is now ready to take her passion for travel, adventure, and culture and use it to help lead unforgettable charters for guests in the Virgin Islands. Her time living aboard/fixing Scallywag and working at The Galley in the VI has given her knowledge of the local culture, island food favorites, and all the fun and beauty these stunning islands have to offer! Danica prides herself in being a lifelong learner, and loves to take on new adventures and learning experiences while making those around her feel happy, safe, and excited about life!

<b>Crew fully vaccinated<b/>

Availability for Stop Work Order:

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: 48hr

Upcoming 12 Months Reservation Calendar:
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Reservation Calendar with Port Locations:
Unavailable: Monday, 1 August 2022 to Monday, 31 October 2022: Unavailable: unavailable to unavailable
Boat Show: Friday, 11 November 2022 to Tuesday, 15 November 2022: Boat Show: Boat Show, USVI* to Boat Show, USVI*
Booked: Saturday, 19 November 2022 to Sunday, 27 November 2022: Booked: Red Hook to Red Hook
Booked: Monday, 19 December 2022 to Monday, 26 December 2022: Booked: Red Hook to Red Hook
Booked: Tuesday, 27 December 2022 to Tuesday, 3 January 2023: Booked: Red Hook to Red Hook
Unavailable: Wednesday, 4 January 2023 to Wednesday, 18 January 2023: Unavailable: Owner Use to Owner Use
Booked: Thursday, 19 January 2023 to Wednesday, 25 January 2023: Booked: Red Hook to Red Hook
Booked: Sunday, 19 February 2023 to Sunday, 26 February 2023: Booked: Red Hook to Red Hook
Booked: Sunday, 5 March 2023 to Saturday, 11 March 2023: Booked: Red Hook to Red Hook
Booked: Thursday, 16 March 2023 to Friday, 24 March 2023: Booked: Red Hook to Red Hook
On Hold: Wednesday, 31 May 2023 to Thursday, 8 June 2023: Hold: Red Hook to Red Hook
Booked: Sunday, 23 July 2023 to Sunday, 30 July 2023: Booked: Red Hook to Red Hook
Unavailable: Tuesday, 1 August 2023 to Tuesday, 31 October 2023: Unavailable: Unavailable to Unavailable

7-night Charter Rates by Group Size

Guests: 2 guests 3 guests 4 guests 5 guests 6 guests 7 guests 8 guests
Winter 2022 to 2023 $29,000 $29,500 $30,000 $30,500 $31,000 $31,500 $32,000
Summer 2023 $29,000 $29,500 $30,000 $30,500 $31,000 $31,500 $32,000
Winter 2023 to 2024 $31,000 $21,500 $32,000 $32,500 $33,000 $33,500 $34,000
*Price range is subject to change. Please Contact Us for pricing for various party sizes, number of nights and the premium weeks of Christmas & New Years. 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

Contact us for rates and current availability or to book a charter aboard Stop Work Order!

Full Specifications for Stop Work Order

Stop Work Order Layout
Length 52ft
Beam 29
Draft 5
Designer Lagoon 520
Launched 2017
Guests Up to 8
Children Allowed Yes
Air Conditioning Full
Flag USA
Max. Speed 12
Dinghy/Tender 14' Highfield (40HP)
Dingy Max. Passengers 8 pax
Guest Cabins 4
Guest Cabin Configuration 1 Master Queen, 3 Queen (one can be switched for a twin bunk cabin) en-suite cabins with A/C
Guest Electric Heads 5
Accommodation Description:

5 Cabin Version:

4 Queen Staterooms and 5th Bunk bed Stateroom. Normally Crew will take the bunks, unless requested at booking contract.

Home Port Red Hook, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Winter Cruising Area Caribbean Virgin Islands (US/BVI), Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Virgin Islands (US), Caribbean Virgin Islands (BVI)
Summer Cruising Area Caribbean Virgin Islands (US/BVI), Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Virgin Islands (US), Caribbean Virgin Islands (BVI)
Preferred Port Red Hook, St. Thomas
Other Port Inquire
Hours Between Charters 48hr
WiFi Internet Onboard WIFI
Sun Awning Yes
Hammock No
Deck Shower Yes
Water Maker Yes
Ice Maker Yes
BBQ Yes
Voltage 110v
Other Stream2Sea Products Including-
Shampoo
Body Wash
Leave-In Conditioner
Body Lotion
Reef Safe 30SPF Sunscreen
Adult Waterskis Yes
Kids Waterskis Yes
Stand Up Paddle Board 1
Snorkeling Gear Yes
Tow Tube Yes
Wake Board Yes
Knee Board No
1-Person Kayak No
2-Person Kayak 1
Float Mats No
Beach Games Yes
Fishing Gear Yes
Fishing Gear Type Trawling, Casting
Number of Rods 2
Deep Sea Yes
Underwater Camera Yes
Underwater Video Camera Yes
Other Water Toys 2 Sub Wings
Upgraded cockpit table
Forward cockpit speakers
Complementary USVI and BVI map to track your charter
Scuba Info Captain Ish is a dive instructor
*he has been an instructor since August 2021
Scuba Terms 3 dives per week for certified divers included, additional dives $25pp per dive, Discover Scuba course available $150pp, Open Water referral dive $350pp.
Scuba License Instructor
Open Water Course Referral Course is $350
Resort Course $150 per Resort Course
Personal BCs 6
Regulators 6
Weights 6
Number of Divers 8
Dives per Week 3 per week
Dive Lights 2
Air Compressor Not Onboard
Stereo System Yes
iPod Hookup Yes
Satellite TV No
DVD Player Yes
Board Games Yes
Books Some onboa
Captain Nationality US
Captain License USCG 100-ton, PADI Dive Instructor
Captain Years Sailing 3
Crew Smokes No
Crew Pets No
Caters to Special Diets Yes
Kosher Available Yes

Reviews for Stop Work Order with Ryan & Dani Querry:

The trip we had on the Stop Work Order was the best vacation we have ever taken. We have been some amazing places but we were not ready for this trip to be over.

Ryan and Dani Querry were wonderful from the moment we stepped on the boat. We picked this boat because we felt we had a lot in common with them. They were from the countryside and had fished and hunted. Since they moved to the islands they have learned a lot about the history of the land and people. Telling us about each place we stayed or passed by. Ryan and Dani were always trying to make sure we had anything and everything we needed.

The Stop Work Order was very comfortable. My husband and I were the only two guests on the boat so we had plenty of room. Nothing was out of place at any time. The two places we spent the most time were up on the top deck going from one place to the next and being around the table to eat or play dominoes. These were our favorite places.

The food was delicious and beautifully presented. Dani knew it was our anniversary and also my husband’s birthday and she baked us a special cake. Another reason we picked this boat was partly because of the sample menu. It had a lot of things we knew we would like.

Our itinerary was perfectly suited to us. We wanted relaxing and we got it! We were not sure where we wanted to go but Ryan planned perfectly. We saw many different bays and beaches. We also took in the local favorite spots. Ryan and Dani planned a special surprise for us for our anniversary. We went on a trip on Anegada in a Moke to a couple of different beaches. I think they enjoyed it as much as we did! Since my husband and I were the only guests it gave them more flexibility to go and do.

I would definitely recommend this trip! We had so much fun and made some wonderful memories.

Terry W, aboard Catamaran Stop Work Order May 2019  sailing the Virgin Islands

Ryan & Dani were great. I really appreciated their reaching about before the trip to ask questions about our fact sheet and help arrange transfers to/from our hotel and the boat. In our preference sheet we had indicated an interest in balanced interactions with the crew, and they delivered. We had just the right mix of alone time (I actually got through a book), quality time with our travelling companions and times to engage with Ryan and Dani. They were always attentive to our needs regarding food, drinks, activities, destinations, etc. Ryan put up with countless questions (many of them repeated as group members cycled through at different times) as we hung out on the flybridge while sailing. We played games together a couple of nights, Ryan gave us the guided tour to Anegada, the Baths, played darts with us on Cooper, took pictures of us at Willy T’s, chauffeured us on Anegada. It was one of the best vacations I’ve ever had, they really delivered.

Stop Work Order is well taken care of, clean, a lot of fun under sail, had everything we needed and everything indicated on your site. We spent no time inside except to sleep, but the décor was light/inviting, the beds were comfortable, the shower/head much better than expected, and the AC kept us comfortable at night. We got linen/towel changes, nicely folded towels, napkins etc. which was a nice touch. Topside, there is a lot to love. We were really pleased with the layout, it provided great space for our party of 6, gave you choices for sun/shade, alone or together. The flybridge was the crowd favorite, with the movable bolsters we could accommodate sunbathers laying, the readers sitting, and everyone able to talk with the captain.

The bow seating was really comfortable for the direct sun experience, and the aft couch saw quite a few naps. Given our itinerary there was little chance to sail the first day and half, low wind, short hops and Ryan said don’t worry we’ll be sailing the rest of the trip, and we did. The wind/seas were excellent and we all really enjoyed ourselves. None of us had been on such a new and equipped ship, so were amazed at the process for raising and lowering the sails – we were all willing to pull lines, but no help needed.

Don’t have enough superlatives for the gastro portion of the trip. Dani was great accommodating some diverse tastes and allergies and made incredible food every day. In the preference sheet we had indicated wanting to eat on island a night or two, after experiencing two days of her cooking we asked if Dani had enough provisions to bail on that plan and stick with eating on the boat, she did and we had a great meal every night. Dani did an incredible job of making a lot of gluten free things from scratch, making substitutes in every meal, exposing us to great new tastes and ideas to take home. While they had bought a bunch of snacks, I don’t think we touched any, the daily menu of breakfast, lunch, appetizer, dinner was always timed well and more than filling. Dani worked tirelessly to have everything prepared and ready on a nice schedule. We all fell in to the nice routine of leisurely mornings, breakfast, set sail, watersports return to boat appetizer, relax, drinks on deck, shower dinner. We know it took an incredible amount of thought and work on her part but it really made for such a relaxing and wonderful vacation for us.

We had been to the Virgin Islands several times before, but Ryan managed to show us some great new spots. He did a fine job tailoring to our preference sheet – mix of lively/beach bar like spots, daily watersports, balanced off with great moorings at night to enjoy the fantastic sunsets. We snorkeled every day, the certified divers enjoyed their three dives, the ladies did Discovery scuba and one joined the certified divers on their last dive (Diamond Cay – everyone’s favorite). Mooring at Guana island was picturesque, maybe five other boats, pelicans diving, and a great sunset next to JVD. We really enjoyed the sail to Anegada, getting sprayed as we rode the swells, seeing the whales breach, swimming with turtles and rays, watching the dolphins – we really got a chance to see and do all the things we wanted to.

Sailing Directions provided for a hassle-free experience. Using the site to search was easy, John provided timely follow-up to all our questions and helped guide us through the boat/crew selection process. Completing the charter contract and making the payments on schedule was straightforward using the site. The info pack Sailing Directions gave us on booking was really helpful in identifying hotels to stay at prior to embarking (Olga’s worked out great for us), finding insurance, helping to control the amount that people packed and the bags they used etc. I will recommend Sailing Directions to anyone looking for a charter.

Paul B, aboard Catamaran Stop Work Order April 2019  sailing the Virgin Islands

From the beginning, Ryan & Dani were friendly and accommodating via email. From the moment we stepped on the boat, we felt welcomed and encouraged to feel at home. We couldn't believe how our wish list was coming to life. Dani and Ryan were friendly and approachable, and soon part of our group.

Stop Work Ord was very clean, and so comfortable. My husband loves his AC and appreciated that Dani and Ryan closed up the rooms every afternoon and cooled them down. I was surprised at how "open" the rooms felt. And not just because we had the master. The large windows and the light from the sky lights didn't make you feel claustrophobic. The bedding and towels were nice and plentiful. I think we were all happy with the amount of room to spread out. Even 8 of us could find plenty of space.

The food was incredible. We all agreed that we didn't expect it to be so gourmet and beautifully presented. We felt so spoiled. And full.

For most it was their first time to the VI, much less the BVI, and for all of us it was the deepest we had been. What's not to like? Dani and Ryan took us to quiet beaches, party beaches, snorkeling, long stretches of sailing. Our favorite things were probably our "tour" over Virgin Gorda, and our day at Jost Van Dyke. Because of the weather, and Dani and Ryan's attention to safety, we spent our last night in a bay at St John. Our "sunset cruise" over after our day at the beach was probably our most photogenic evening of the trip.

Working with Sailing Directions was easy and quick. We didn't know what we were doing, but, never got confused or behind. The information once we booked was easy. The website was great.

Stacy C, aboard Catamaran Stop Work Order January 2019  sailing the Virgin Islands

Reviews for Stop Work Order with previous crew:

Everything was ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE! We loved every minute of it! Cliff and Christian were perfect. The food was all healthy and delicious and she managed to satisfy even my very picky kids. Cliff was basically a camp counselor with the kids, taking them tubing umpteen times or even just for dinghy rides.

Stop Work Order was beautiful, clean, comfortable, and had so much room for everyone! The yacht had everything each one of us needed. AC (with individual thermostat controls in each room) was cold and on all the time. It also has a great water maker so everyone was able to take long, hot showers whenever we wanted.

It was perfect! I would recommend the boat, the crew and the itinerary to anyone, without hesitation. Just wanted to let you know that I have said it was the best vacation ever!<

Beth S, aboard Catamaran Stop Work Order July 2017  sailing the Virgin Islands

Cliff & Christian were both wonderful! They were both super friendly and always accommodating to whatever it is any of us wanted or wanted to do. We can't imagine what it will be like to do another charter without them!

Cliff had nonstop energy and fun for all of the kids all of the time. Taking them tubing to their hearts content or just on dinghy rides if that's what they rather do. He even played War and Go Fish with the boys one night! He was happy the entire time to show us every bit of the BVI and whatever we wanted to see.

Christian's food was great and she was able to please not only the adults with our meals, but also four very picky kids! Everything was fresh, healthy and delicious! She even surprised my husband and I with a bottle of champagne packed in a backpack one afternoon when we went off to enjoy just sitting on a deserted beach while the kids were tubing.

Stop Work Order was perfect!! Clean, clean, clean, spacious and super comfortable. There was plenty of room for everyone without ever feeling like we were on top of each other. The air conditioning was cold, the beds were comfortable, the sheets were nice and all of the outdoor areas were wonderful. We loved the cockpit in the back and the flybridge on top! The girls ended up claiming The front seating area near the trampolines as their favorite spot on the boat. The blue underwater lights at night were great for Tarpon feeding.

Everything was great and seamlessly planned with Sailing Directions. The easiest vacation I have ever planned.

We all agreed this was the best vacation and can't wait to do it again!

Beth S, aboard Catamaran Stop Work Order July 2017  sailing the Virgin Islands

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