|Guests||Up to 12|
|Guest Cabin Configuration||3 King, 2 Twin en-suite cabins with A/C|
|Launched||1993 (Refit 2017)|
|Home Port||Yacht Haven Grande, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands|
|Winter Cruising Area||Bahamas|
|Summer Cruising Area||W. Med -Naples/Sicily, W. Med -Riviera/Cors/Sard., Croatia|
Sweet Escape is a luxurious 130ft Christensen crewed yacht available for charter cruising the Bahamas and Caribbean.
Sweet Escape offers the ideal blend of luxury mega yacht amenities with superb service along with a sense of fun and loads of outdoor water toys. Five elegantly appointed staterooms accommodate up to ten charter guests.
SWEET ESCAPE can accommodate 10-12 guests in 5-6 staterooms (3 King, 2 Convertible Twin/King, 1 single plus 1 bunk), with 5 ensuite bathrooms.
MASTER STATEROOM: Lower Deck, amidships. Full beam Stateroom with walk-around Sleep Number King bed,mini-refrigerator, desk, and settee. Separate His-and Hers en-suite amenities featuring: Jacuzzi tub with overhead shower, sink, head, walk-in closet, and vanity dresser for Her; Steam shower with bench seat, head, sink, and walk-in closet for Him. Entertainment system featuring Bose surround sound, 60HDTV with individual satellite receiver, and iPod docking station. Port holes in the master stateroom as well as his-and-her en-suite create abundant natural light if desired. Complete blackout option also available.
ON-DECK VIP KING STATEROOM: On-Deck, forward: Sleep Number King bed with exquisite views; en-suite with stall shower. Entertainment system featuring Bose surround sound, 55HDTV with individual satellite receiver, and iPod docking station.
LOWER DECK VIP KING STATEROOM: Situated mid-ships to aft. Full beam Stateroom with walk-around Sleep NumberKing bed. En-suite features over sized shower with bench seat, head, and sink. Entertainment system featuring Bose surround sound, 50 HDTV with individual satellite receiver, and iPod docking station.
CONVERTIBLE TWIN/KING STATEROOM TO STARBOARD: Lower deck amidships: Two twin-sized beds (extra-long) convertible to 1 King bed; en-suite with shower. Entertainment system with Bose surround sound, 36HDTV and iPod docking station.
CONVERTIBLE TWIN/KING STATEROOM TO PORT: Lower deck amidships: Two twin-sized beds (extra-long) convertible to 1 King bed; en-suite with shower. Entertainment system with Bose surround sound, 36HDTV and iPod docking station. This stateroom shares the en-suite bathroom with the 6th guest stateroom.
6th Guest Stateroom: One Single bed with adjacent bunk bed to accommodate children or staff. Hanging locker and drawers, 36 HDTV with individual satellite receiver. This stateroom shares the en-suite bathroom with the Port side King/Twin Convertible Guest Stateroom.
All staterooms include individual satellite receivers, individual climate control, robes, hairdryers, and luxury bath products.
Outdoor and Dining:
AFT DECK: Covered, al fresco dining for 12. Full wet bar with fridge and sink, 50 HDTV with individual satellite receiver, and iPod docking station. Access to the swim platform on the starboard side. Passarelle for Med-style boarding. The aft deck has the ability to be enclosed with Eisenglass as well as heating/air-conditioning. Underwater lights. Walk-around decks to bow.
SALON: Large Salon with ample seating areas, game table for 4. Entertainment system with Bose surround sound, 75 HDTV and iPod docking station.
FORMAL DINING: Adjacent to the Main Salon, with a magnificent rectangular dining table comfortably seating 10.
PORTUGUESE BRIDGE hosting a magnificent semi-circular shaped seating area. A private space to enjoy the spectacular sunsets!
SKYLOUNGE on BRIDGE DECK: The skylounge has a superb full bar with bar stool seating for 5. Comfortable lounge area with Bose sound, 60 HDTV and iPod docking station.
BRIDGE DECK AFT: Full sun, but with the ability to create shade with optional sun shade sail triangles. Al fresco dining for 10, chaise lounges, access to sun deck or walk-around to Portuguese Bridge.
SUN DECK: Full sun, but with the ability to create shade with optional sun shade sail triangles Port and Starboard settee seating. 6-8 person Jacuzzi, and sun pads.
After full refit, new Interior and Exterior Photography is scheduled for March 2017. All new Marketing tools to follow soonest.
Air Conditioning: Full
Communications: VSAT internet
HD 4K Technology TVs , internet KVH plus cellular and Wifi boosters installed, control-4-home entertainment system, hard drive movie server,
Adult Water Skis
Kids Water Skis
Dinghy: 39 Nortech towed tender
Other equipment includes:
-39’ Nortech towed tender Trip 300hp Mercury Verado's , -19’ Yamaha AR190 Jetboat, -19’ inflatable tender, AB inflatable with 150hp Yamaha outboard, -4 Jet Skis (one designated for flyboarding), -Flyboard, -4 Seabobs (underwater scooters) F5 models, -Giant Water Slide, -2 Stand Up Paddleboards, -2 Inflatable Kayaks, -Waterskis, -Wakeboard, -SCUBA for Certified Divers Only, -Extensive Fishing gear, -Snorkel gear, -Water golf with tee-off pad and floating golf balls, -Game Console, Board Games, Movie Server, VSAT internet, -Exercise equipment: free weights, resistance bands and yoga mats, -Sundeck Jacuzzi and BBQ, Please Note SE will not be taking their 39’ towed tender to the Med. (ONLY available in the Caribbean).
Paul Garfield - Captain
Education: Master 3000GT; Divemaster
Languages Spoken: Fluent in English; some Spanish, French and Italian.
Captain Paul Garfield hails from the United Kingdom, and has been boating for nearly all of his life. At the age of 5, he started sailing and racing Optimists, and by 20 years of age, he had his first job on a luxury yacht. With over 20 years in the yachting industry -- eight of which as a Captain -- his experience includes working with vessels up to 135’ and 14 Atlantic crossings to date. He believes in offering charter guests a unique experience coupled with exemplary service, and inspires his crew to strive toward those goals. Captain Paul’s favorite place to visit is India, and when he’s not working at sea, you’ll find him sailing, hiking, running, playing tennis, enjoying a game of chess, or strumming on his guitar.
Scott Johnson - First Mate
DOB – 18 July 1983
Scott grew up in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. He has a financial background and made the change to yachting in early 2012 and hasn’t looked back. Hailing from a coastal city he has been involved in scuba and free diving, surf-ski paddling and lifesaving. Scott is working his way up to one day become a yacht captain.
Thomas Rider - Chef
DOB – 13 December 1988
Chef Thomas Rider was born in Washington DC. At a very early age he gravitated toward the kitchen, and he never looked back. Thomas selects only the finest fresh ingredients to produce his mouthwatering delicacies. Having also had an affinity for water, Thomas set out to combine his two loves – cooking and boating. He is expecting his first child in November.
Grace Heyns - Chief Stewardess
DOB – 5 Feb 1990
Grace is in her 4th year of yachting. Having grown up on a dairy farm, Grace developed a keen love of the outdoors. After completing an Honors Degree in Marketing she worked in the South African finance industry. However, her passion for travelling and meeting new people lead her to pursue a career on yachts. Grace enjoys running, writing, reading and a good cup of tea.
Christina Strizelka - Stewardess
DOB – 21 July 1990
From the south coast of Florida, she enjoys sports and photography. She takes a keen interest in sports medicine and studied Athletic training at university. She found her passion in hospitality and has worked in fine dining restaurants and boutique hotels finding her niche in yachting.
Sarah Mccaffrey - Stewardess
DOB – 23 August 1990
Sarah joins us from the sky, having worked on private jets for a few years. She has found her niche in yachting. Sarah grew up in Galway in the west of Ireland, after school she went on to study Business and Event Management. Sarah enjoys travelling and exploring new places.
Sern Lagerwall - Engineer
DOB – 1 November 1982
Sern hails from Durban, South Africa, where waterskiing, wakeboarding and fishing were some of his favourite pastimes. Sern has a passion for music and entertainment, having worked as a musician, events coordinator and cocktail flaring bartender for a mobile bar. At 29, Sern joined the yachting industry where he has established himself as a very capable seaman and engineer.
Jamie O’Connell - Deckhand
DOB – 15 November 1991
Jamie joined the yachting industry in 2017. Having spent a year working as a Dive Master in Koh Tao Thailand, he discovered his passion for the ocean and decided to pursue a career on boats. Jamie is a water sports enthusiast and is always keen to get involved in all water related activities.
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 hours
Contact us for rates and current availability or to book a charter aboard Sweet Escape!