Catamaran Yes Dear

58ft · 10 guests · St Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Yes Dear Crewed Catamaran Charter
Interested in Yes Dear?  Contact Us  

7-Night Rates

From $20,000 (2 passengers 7 nights)
To $27,000 (10 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 10
Guest Cabins 5
Length 58ft
Guest Cabin Configuration 1 King, 3 Queen, 1 Double en-suite cabins with A/C
Designer Voyage 580
Launched 2007 (Refit 2012)
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
Summer Cruising Area Caribbean Virgin Islands

Catamaran Yes Dear Overview

Yes Dear, a 58ft Voyage 580 crewed charter catamaran, is available to cruise in the US and British Virgin Islands from St Thomas or Tortola and select summers in the Grenadines from Grenada.

Launched in 2007, Yes Dear has five double staterooms with full air conditioning and offers accommodations for up to ten guests plus her 2 crew members.

Four large guest staterooms with queen size beds and en-suite heads with a separate stall shower and a fifth smaller stateroom with double bed and en-suite head/shower combination.

The salon features a Bose sound system, a Flat Screen TV, CD, DVD and I-Pod docking station. There are also stereo speakers in the cockpit and on the mast. Each stateroom is equipped with its own flat screen TV/DVD player.

Recreational equipment include a 16ft tender with a 70hp engine for waterskiing, tubing, wakeboarding, snorkeling and fishing trips and floating mattresses.

Scuba diving equipment is available onboard for up to 6 certified divers.

Standard bar and gourmet cuisine are included in your vacation package, along with your professional captain and chef / dive master / water sport instructor team.

Yes Dear is the perfect yacht for anyone who wants to explore more of the Caribbean from the water, visit islands truly off the beaten path, sample locally grown fruits, feast on the freshest lobsters or seared tuna, step back in time and feel the rhythm of daily life in the Caribbean.

Slow down, center yourself, relax and absorb the spectacular beauty of volcanic islands that rise so high they seem to brush the clouds and then dive so deep that you can actually feel the warmth from the core of the earth.

Explore some of the most unique dive sites in the world. Watch the sun go down anchored in your own private cove and start each day with a refreshing swim off the yacht. Go ashore and discover the many diverse people and culture that makes the Lesser Antilles so special.

You will be transformed after spending your days aboard Yes Dear making this your most memorable vacation ever.

Your crew looks forward to welcoming you aboard Yes Dear in the Caribbean Virgin Islands. Contact us now for more information on rates and availability.

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Green Initiative

Yes Dear provides quality drinking water made on board and tested for purity, avoiding disposable plastic water bottles. Eco-friendly cleaning products, organic and local produce when available.

Meet the Crew

Crew photo
Kyle & Nicola

Captain Kyle has spent his life learning from the Ocean. He was raised by his mother Danita, a USCG 100 ton Masters Captain on the ICW of south Florida and beyond, and his Grandfather Sy, who lived in the Caribbean most of his life and survived hurricane Andrew at sea. Sy was an extremely talented tradesperson, and built his cement trawler himself from a bare hull, and taught all he knew to his daughter and Grandson. Kyles mother Danita was making passages to Panama as early as 18, later restored a classic 62 wooden motor yacht to showroom condition among many other impressive accomplishments.

From an early age Kyle was responsible for driving and maintaining the dinghy, helm duties aboard his grandfathers cement trawler on the Abaco Banks and learnt to sail in Abaco, Sailing Dinghies and aboard his mothers classic Cheoy Lee sailboat. His first license to operate a vessel unsupervised on the ICW was earned at 14, the youngest age allowed by law. He traveled between Florida, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos and the UK all of his childhood and teenage more

In his teens and early 20s, Kyle became a mechanic, learned fiberglass repair and fabrication and other skills, but gravitated towards a career as a professional guide. From Wave-runner and river tours in Charleston, Water-sports activities, Offshore sailing in the Gulf Stream and Kiteboarding in the T&C and everywhere in between, Kyle has always enjoyed meeting new people and sharing his love of nautical thrill seeking.

As far as hobbies go, Kyle enjoys Kiteboarding, Free-diving, Fishing, Diving, Wake-boarding, Horseback Riding, Sailing, Traveling, Hiking, Drone Photography, and much more.

At 23 he purchased a sailboat in New York, restored her and sailed her to the Virgin Islands over the course of 3 years. Along the way exploring the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Spanish Virgin Islands, and finally falling in love with the USVI and BVI. There he got his USCG 100 ton Masters certification, as well as Aux Sailing, Towing, Management and Leadership, STCW and Advanced SCUBA certifications.

From Captain School in Saint Thomas he was recruited right away to run a 60 luxury catamaran in the BVIs, where he enjoyed hosting his guests and showing them all that the Virgin Islands have to offer. During the off season he sailed to Grenada and ran charters in the Grenadines and Saint Vincent.

After 3 great years of making life long friends and offering the vacation of a lifetime” Kyle finally found ReAction, a veteran Term Charter Luxury Catamaran. She is the perfect vessel to offer these exceptional vacations not just in the Virgin

Islands, but all over the world!

Nicola hails from Stratford-Upon-Avon, England, the home of Shakespeare! Although she was born far from the ocean, she first scuba dived when she was just ten years old and from then she was entranced with the beauty of the ocean and of its therapeutic benefits. She holds a degree in psychology and is passionate about sharing the tranquility of SCUBA and the conservation of our oceans with all that will listen.

From working as an instructor and guide onboard yachts in the Bahamas and Virgin Islands, a five star resort in Cyprus and various other islands within Europe and the Caribbean she is never found too far from the ocean! She loves all water-sports and is particularly fond of swimming, with the aim of swimming across the English Channel in the next five years.

Nicola's passion for cooking and travel shows in the beautiful meals that she produces. Priding herself on a fusion style from the many countries she has visited including heavy influences from Europe as well as Asia. She strives to make people happy through the meals she prepares by appealing to both taste and visual senses. Of course she is happy to accommodate dietary requirements and caters to all palates. Her menu is generally focused on healthy delicacies using the freshest local ingredients available.

Away from the Galley and the water, she loves to explore new destinations and cultures. She has also read the vows for over two hundred weddings and renewals across the world from Haiti to Norway and Miami to New Zealand.

Nicola has worked within the customer service industry for over a decade and is looking forward to welcoming you aboard Yes Dear and helping to create an unforgettable vacation along with Captain Kyle. Sharing her absolute passion for the ocean and providing an unforgettable culinary experience she endeavors to deliver the very best experience to all guests in and out of the water!

Kyle and Nicola come together to form the perfect team to run an already well known yacht, and offer your family the very best vacation experience possible. You will never forget your time aboard Yes Dear, and it will be an experience to treasure, always!

Availability for Yes Dear:

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: 48hrs pref

Upcoming 12 Months Reservation Calendar:
Available weekend day:
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Reservation Calendar with Port Locations:
Unavailable: Saturday, 20 February 2021 to Friday, 26 February 2021: Unavailable: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
On Hold: Wednesday, 10 March 2021 to Sunday, 14 March 2021: Hold: St Thomas, USVI* to St Thomas, USVI*
Booked: Wednesday, 17 March 2021 to Monday, 22 March 2021: Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Booked: Sunday, 28 March 2021 to Sunday, 4 April 2021: Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Booked: Friday, 16 April 2021 to Saturday, 24 April 2021: Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Booked: Saturday, 1 May 2021 to Saturday, 8 May 2021: Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Booked: Sunday, 9 May 2021 to Sunday, 16 May 2021: Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Booked: Saturday, 22 May 2021 to Friday, 28 May 2021: Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Booked: Thursday, 10 June 2021 to Monday, 14 June 2021: Booked: Saint Thomas, USVI* to Saint John, USVI*
Booked: Tuesday, 15 June 2021 to Tuesday, 22 June 2021: Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Booked: Monday, 5 July 2021 to Sunday, 11 July 2021: Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
On Hold: Wednesday, 21 July 2021 to Monday, 26 July 2021: Hold: Saint Thomas, USVI* to Saint Thomas, USVI*
Unavailable: Sunday, 1 August 2021 to Sunday, 31 October 2021: Unavailable: Saint Thomas, USVI* to Saint Thomas, USVI*
Boat Show: Thursday, 4 November 2021 to Thursday, 11 November 2021: Boat Show: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Booked: Saturday, 27 November 2021 to Saturday, 4 December 2021: Booked: St Thomas, USVI* to St Thomas, USVI*

7-night Charter Rates by Group Size

Guests: 2 guests 3 guests 4 guests 5 guests 6 guests 7 guests 8 guests 9 guests 10 guests
Winter 2020 to 2021 $20,000 $20,000 $20,000 $22,500 $23,000 $23,750 $24,500 $26,500 $27,000
Summer 2021 $20,000 $20,000 $20,000 $22,500 $23,000 $23,750 $24,500 $26,500 $27,000
Winter 2021 to 2022 $20,000 $20,000 $20,000 $22,500 $23,000 $23,750 $24,500 $26,500 $27,000
Summer 2022 $20,000 $20,000 $20,000 $22,500 $23,000 $23,750 $24,500 $26,500 $27,000
*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 Yes Dear!

Full Specifications for Yes Dear

Yes Dear Layout
Length 58ft
Beam 31
Draft 5
Designer Voyage 580
Launched 2007 (Refit 2012)
Guests Up to 10
Children Allowed Yes
Air Conditioning Full
Flag BVI
Max. Speed 12
Dinghy/Tender 16ft RIB (70HP)
Dingy Max. Passengers 10
Guest Cabins 5
Guest Cabin Configuration 1 King, 3 Queen, 1 Double en-suite cabins with A/C
Guest Electric Heads 5
Accommodation Description:
Five private, en suite guest cabins featuring 1 King, 3 Queen and 1 Double cabins. All with A/C and 17inch TVs
Home Port Red Hook, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Winter Cruising Area Caribbean Virgin Islands
Summer Cruising Area Caribbean Virgin Islands
Preferred Port YHG
Other Port Compass Point, Red Hook, BVI
Hours Between Charters 48hrs pref
WiFi Internet Onboard WIFI
Sun Awning Yes
Hammock Yes
Deck Shower Yes
Hair Dryer Yes
Water Maker Yes
Ice Maker Yes
Voltage 110
Other Bose surround sound system
Adult Waterskis Yes
Kids Waterskis Yes
Stand Up Paddle Board 2
Snorkeling Gear Yes
Tow Tube Yes
Wake Board Yes
Knee Board Yes
1-Person Kayak No
2-Person Kayak 2
Float Mats Yes
Beach Games Yes
Fishing Gear Yes
Fishing Gear Type Trolling & spinning
Number of Rods 2
Underwater Camera Yes
Other Water Toys Noodles
Giant 48" pink flamingo water toys
Scuba Info $35 per dive, per diver, payable aboard to yacht crew.

Nicola is a dive instructor and can lead certified divers on dives.

Diving is available for up to 6 guests at a time, max 4 dives per week.

The crew are happy to handle gear rental, pick-up and return on the guests behalf. Crew will discuss details on preference calls with guests. Gear rental is at the guests' expense; crew provide individual cost estimates based on the guest's requirements.

For 7 divers or more, the crew can also arrange rendezvous diving with local dive operators.
Scuba Terms Up to 4 dives per week, $35pp per dive for up to 6 certified divers plus equipment rental.
Scuba License Instructor
Open Water Course Inquire
Resort Course Inquire
Number of Divers 6
Dives per Week No max, de
Air Compressor Not Onboard
Stereo System Yes
DVD Player Yes
DVD Player Yes (20 DVDs)
Board Games Yes
Books 20
Captain Nationality USA
Captain License USCG 100T
Captain Years Sailing 6
Crew Smokes No
Crew Pets No
Caters to Special Diets Yes

Reviews for Yes Dear with previous crew:

We had a great trip and Jonny and Katie made it absolutely perfect. We will definitely be recommending your service and Jonny and Katie to all of our friends. Thank you.

Jeff B, aboard Catamaran Yes Dear July 2019  sailing the Virgin Islands

Yes Dear was extremely well maintained and the cabins far more spacious than I had anticipated. Our family enjoyed most of our time on the yacht either sunning on foredeck or relaxing in the shade at the stern.

The crew were hospitable, welcoming, friendly and professional. Hanrie’s mastery in the galley was amazing. Each meal (and hors d’oeuvre) was a creation.Christiaan was flexible and attentive to our preferences.

Sailing Directions was very accommodating, particularly in light of the various modifications we needed to make to our itinerary and dealing professionally and courteously with a last minute cancellation. I would recommend Sailing Directions and Yes Dear without reservations

Bruce P, aboard Catamaran Yes Dear July 2016  sailing the British Virgin Islands

Our trip was incredible and Christiaan and Hanrie were amazing hosts!! We had a terrific trip!

Yes Dear was very clean and well organized! Our favorite aspect of the yacht was that there were so many places for our group to relax. We had a large group and everyone was comfortable.

The food was absolutely beautifully presented, creative and delicious! Our group was blown away by the meals Hanrie could create in her little kitchen!

Christiaan did a great job of reading our group, listening to our needs and preparing a sailing itinerary that worked well with the weather. We felt like we were in very good hands with Christiaan at the helm!

Elizabeth H, aboard Catamaran Yes Dear April 2016  sailing the British Virgin Islands

It was a fabulous vacation. We will definitely do this again!

Andre and Liezl were so awesome. “No” was not in their vocabulary. Leizl was fun, enjoyed interacting and playing games with us as well as preparing the most fantastic food! Andre was so energetic, he was a great dive master, and was always making sure we were entertained whether it be taking someone to the island by dinghy or by taking the kids out tubing, kneeboarding or wakeboarding. He even got me up on the wake board. Their recommendations of where to go for nightlife for the kids or eating ashore were wonderful.

Yes Dear was very clean and the staterooms were very comfortable. We loved hanging out in the front, in fact one of the kids slept out in the front every night. I think every loved to gather around the table in the rear and play games and just laugh.

The food was out of this world. I was concerned we might have some picky eaters but she made food enjoyable to adults and kids.

The itinerary was so wonderful. Our only regret was not having more days to enjoy more of this.

Sailing Directions was always on top of things. The website was good about recommendations for water taxis and the cost of things.

This is such a first rate vacation. We never felt cramped on the boat and everyone had their space. The boat Yes Dear had some great games and movies and we also brought some of our own. This will be a memory for a lifetime.

Jennifer G, aboard Catamaran Yes Dear July 2015  sailing the British Virgin Islands

Andre and Liezl were excellent. Experienced and know what they are doing. You can recommend them with confidence. The yacht fit our plans and we got in all the SCUBA diving we wanted.

Richard S, aboard Catamaran Yes Dear April 2015  sailing the British Virgin Islands

Andre and Liezl were excellent. They are both very friendly and went out of their way to make our trip enjoyable. The meals were excellent. This was our third trip around the BVIs and they still were able to take us to a couple places we'd never been while still hitting our favorites.

Ken R, aboard Catamaran Yes Dear January 2015  sailing the British Virgin Islands

Richard & Adele were incredible. Everything we could have ever hoped for. The food Adele was capable of preparing in a little boat kitchen was nothing short of amazing.

Yes Dear is excellent. The one small cabin was tight for the one couple staying in there but we knew that was going to be the case going in so no surprise there. The rest of the cabins were actually slightly larger than we thought they would be.

If we decide to return or hear of anyone else talking about it we will certainly recommend Sailing Directions and Yes Dear.

Brian W, aboard Catamaran Yes Dear July 2014  sailing the British Virgin Islands

Ian and Jody were fabulous. It would be extremely hard to find a better crew. Last time we sailed, we only had a captain and we did our own cooking. We'll never do that again. Everything Jody served was delicious and (for the most part) healthy. We ate better than we do at home and the quality and presentation matched any four or five star restaurant.

We enjoyed every stop we made in the BVI. We made it tough on them to start as we needed a place to watch an NFL playoff game (go Broncos!). Not only did they find a great place to watch but they worked it seamlessly into our itinerary.

It was real easy working with Sailing Directions.

Ken R, aboard Catamaran Yes Dear January 2014  sailing the British Virgin Islands

Richard and Adele were amazing, unbelievably attentive and so accommodating. Couldn't have asked for a better crew!

Food was deliciously prepared and beautifully presented. Adele catered to the kids as well as the adults and vegetarians. Not a single complaint!

Everything was perfect! 100% satisfied with Sailing Directions.

Neeraj M, aboard Catamaran Yes Dear June 2013  sailing the British Virgin Islands

We had such a great trip, and really enjoyed Richard and Adele, we would like to check on going back next year.

Steve F, aboard Catamaran Yes Dear June 2013  sailing the British Virgin Islands

Ian and Jody were wonderful. Each went out of their way to make our BVI experience truly enjoyable. They networked with our group especially our two younger ones in water sports. We will miss them and Yes Dear. Jody did a wonderful job even to the point of making special dishes for the kids. All seven members of my family truly enjoyed this venture and all appreciate the extraordinary efforts of both Ian and Jody to make it so.

Bruce R, aboard Catamaran Yes Dear March 2012  sailing the British Virgin Islands

- How did you find your crew, Ian & Jody, were they friendly, attentive and accommodating? Ian and Jody were all of these things and more. They were both over the top attentive with the cocktails, snacks, drinks, water sports, island hopping, trinket shopping and of course all of the meals. There was never a moment of need for anything! Ian was always trying to fit in more fun for the kids and the adults right down to the last minute of the charter. We all left the boat in tears when the trip was over. Ian and Jody became our friends. Our kids adored them (and have likely been driving them nuts with e mails)! They shared their lives, their music, their food, their stories and their friendship with us, and for that our trip was one of a lifetime, especially for our kids.

Yes Dear was everything it promised, modern, clean, nicely decorated and well equipped. The cabins, the deck, the equipment, the bathrooms, everything was spotless and very well cared for. It is obvious that Ian and Jody take great pride in their job and the boat.

The food and the cocktails were most enjoyable for us. Honestly, it is hard to find a 'highlight' in such a Caribbean paradise since everything is a highlight, but Jody's food and Ian's cocktail creations were truly outstanding. They were both so kind and considerate towards the kids and their needs while still managing to deliver gourmet plates to all of us at every single meal. Jody's food was fresh, healthy, creative and presented beautifully. She went to great care to offer us the 'light' Caribbean fare we requested and nailed it every time. Ian and Jody worked very well together to make it perfect and beautiful. We told them sunset/cocktail hour was our favorite time of day and they did not disappoint. The kids were especially happy to have their own mixologist whipping up all kinds of delicious frosty drinks at their every whim - he even let them help!!! Ha!

Our itinerary in the British Virgin Islands was also perfect. We had a few ideas about where we wanted to go and Ian definitely made us feel like we were in control, even though I am sure he knew exactly where we were going and what was next at all times! To me that is the sign of a very smart and experienced captain! That being said, Ian was very conscientious about avoiding over crowded spots and was able to change the itinerary as needed without distraction.

John at Sailing Directions was a great help and very patient with us through this whole process. He guided us to the right boat with out making us feel like we didn't have other choices. Ultimately, he knew exactly what we needed and helped us make it happen. We will look forward to doing business with John and Sailing Directions again in the near future!

Yes Dear was our fourth charter (our first with kids), and by far the best. The boat was immaculate, had all the toys you could want, and most important, had the best crew in the BVI. For two families traveling with four kids between the ages of 7 and 11, the crew was of the utmost importance. They made the trip for us. A million thank you's could not be enough for them.

Anne C, aboard Catamaran Yes Dear February 2012  sailing the British Virgin Islands

You guys are the best! We can't thank you enough for making the trip absolutely perfect - every one of us walked away saying it was the best trip we have ever been on. You let us turn off our brains and just relax and have a great time. Jody, we are not sure if you are capable of cooking a bad meal (your meals have been talked about non-stop since we left and Perry couldn't even button his pants on the way home). And Ian, your Jalapeño Martinis were awesome as well as all your other well-timed concoctions.

We also loved just being with you guys, you are a pleasure and a lot of fun. Thank you so much for making our trip and birthday something we'll never forget.

Michael L, aboard Catamaran Yes Dear January 2012  sailing the British Virgin Islands

The family had a great time. Weather was perfect and Ian and Jody were very attentive to the kids. Even had a chance to swim with a dolphin at our first anchorage. Had some good wind and smooth sailing. Very quiet anchorages and really not many other boats. Ladies were very pleased that no one got seasick. Normally I prefer bare boating but this worked out very well. The reason, I am sure, is that Ian and Jody were exceptionally well organized and their personalities meshed easily with everyone in our family. Not always an easy task.

Will happily recommend this kind of a vacation to all my friends.

Otto H, aboard Catamaran Yes Dear July 2011  sailing the British Virgin Islands

Ian & Jody were absolutely great ! Could not have been better!

Was Yes Dear comfortable, clean and well ventilated?
Absolutely. Much better than I had imagined.

Was the food enjoyable and well presented?
Fantastic Chef! Wonderful food at all meals.

Did you enjoy the itinerary in the Caribbean Grenadines?
Yes. Recommend it highly.

Were you happy with Sailing Directions' service?
Wish I had come to you first! I can't imagine a better boat or crew. Everything was perfect.

John H, aboard Catamaran Yes Dear March 2011  sailing the Caribbean Grenadines

Ian and Jody were amazing! They were so easy to hang out with in a small space for a week. Ian's laid back, easy going ways are contagious. But that's not to say he wasn't very attentive and knowledgeable about the boat and the area. MMMMM Jody. She never ever cut corners with her delicious meals. Hello- pita bread comes in a bag, but NO, she made her own! Just one example of her willingness to serve top notch meals. Most of our group are vegetarians and she did a fantastic job catering to our quirky desires.

Yes Dear was very clean and comfortable.

Was the food enjoyable and well presented?
- Whoops. I already went over that. But I can't say enough. I don't think I mentioned Ian's amazing cocktail hour concoctions (is noon considered cocktail hour in the Caribbean)? Jody's appetizers are to die for. They're not something you see everyday. Every dish she made had unique and unusual flavors. There wasn't a bad one! Oh and did I mention the desserts were fabulous too?

Did you enjoy your sailing itinerary in the Grenadines?
The itinerary was great. We had a lot of distance to travel and I think it was very well planned. The overnight moorings were all spectacular. We feel like we saw the highlights but could easily go back to the Grenadines and sail there some more. It was absolutely beautiful!

We were very happy with Sailing Directions' service.

Kelly F, aboard Catamaran Yes Dear February 2011  sailing the Caribbean Grenadines

Jody and Ian were fabulous! They worked non stop from the time they got up until the time they went to bed. Despite the fact they were working non stop, they were friendly, relaxed and ready to meet all of our needs.

The food was outstanding, and the boat was immaculate and well ventilated throughout the trip. Ian was great with the kids and always up for our diving and water sports requests. He was also flexible and helpful in planning our itinerary.

Thank you for your assistance in chartering the Yes Dear! We appreciate your timely follow up and we were very pleased with your service.

Kelly S, aboard Catamaran Yes Dear March 2010  sailing the British Virgin Islands

   Sample Itinerary

Yes Dear is based from Tortola in the British Virgin Islands but can also sail the Leeward Islands from St. Martin / Antigua and the Grenadines from St. Vincent / Grenada.

The itineraries are flexible and customizable to suit your group.

Sample itinerary for the Grenadines:

Day 1
Pick up at St.Vincent and sail to Bequia and stay overnight Bequia. See traditional boat building and purchase a handmade model of a traditional Caribbean Yawl or perhaps shop at the local markets and try some island flavor. Bequia was once the home of whaling in the Caribbean and has a lot of history. For the divers explore Moon Hole which is a deep dive or swim along Devils Table which is a beautiful wall dive. Enjoy snorkeling and diving in maximum visibility under crystal clear waters off white sandy beaches. Snorkel the reefs off St. Margaret's beach, for hikers there is a beautiful coastal walk to French Bay, pick mango along the walk or papaya which grow wide. For evening entertainment listen to the Bequia String Quartet at the Gingerbread House (island music).

Day 2
After breakfast and a swim it's time to set the sails and head for Mustique. Mustique is a huge Botanical garden. Tour by foot, taxi or horse back ride past the homes of the rich and famous. Shopping is very exclusive and charming here. Visit the airport if you dare but be sure and duck when the planes land! Visit the uncrowded beaches of Macaroni Bay and Sandy Bay. Enjoy afternoon tea at the Cotton House and imagine you have stepped back in time, in this graceful haven. For divers there is the wreck of the Jonas a 90 foot dredger which lies in 40 feet or drift dive at the Pillaries a steep slope which drops from 20 feet to 90 feet, large soft corals, reef fish, nurse sharks and barracudas abound. Enjoy sundowners at 'Basil's Bar', you never know who you might meet! Mystique is home to many famous rock stars who like to jam at Basils. Enjoy a romantic dinner under the stars on board or take in some of the local colour and eat at Basil's Bar.

Day 3
Sail to the Tobago Cays and snorkel till you drop, the horseshoe reef is endless. The Tobago Cays offer excellent diving {mostly drift dives}over the horseshoe reef. The water and reef colors are a kaleidoscope of gold, brown, blue, turquoise and green. Enjoy a quiet evening in the cays feasting on the fresh fish catch of the day or sail to Mayreau for the night.

Day 4
A short Sail to Mayreau in the morning offers another island to explore. Climb to the top of Mayeau and enjoy the magnificent views of the Tobago Cays. Snorkel on the reef from Grand Col Point. Enjoy some windsurfing on flat water with constant winds. For hikers a walk from Saline Bay along the salt ponds brings you to some pristine beaches. Be sure to take your camera along as the views are spectular. Spend the night at Salt Whistle bay and enjoy a majestic sunset with cocktail in hand. After dinner dance under the stars to some reggae music.

Day 5
After a breakfast of your choice, sail to Palm Island. Swim ashore on Casuarina beach a gorgeous expanse of golden sands lapped by turquoise waters, the ultimate picture-perfect Grenadine beach. After a tantalizing lunch sail to Petit St.Vincent. Take the helm, trim the sails or just lay out on the trampolines and work on that golden tan with music gently playing in the back round. Petit St. Vincent is a gorgeous very small Island with good beach walks and off lying reefs for snorkeling. A comfortable reef dive off Pinese, offers the opportunity to see Sting Rays, Turtles, reef fish and Garden eels. After another enjoyable feast of fresh fish and local exotic fruits have a drink ashore and see if you can get the parrots to talk to you. Petit St.Vincent has a very exclusive and quiet resort ashore with some quaint customs attached to it.

Day 6
Sail to Union Island. If you only have 6 days to charter we would recommend starting in St Vincent and finishing in Union Island where you can hop on to a plane back to St Vincent or on to Grenada. For those who wish to explore more and charter for ten days…..The adventure continues. After a breakfast of local breads and tropical fruits enjoy a short sail to Chatham Bay on Union Island. With its dramatically mountainous outline Union Island stands out from afar. After lunch explore ashore. Chatham Bay offers a lovely deserted beach and beautiful shoreline perfect for those Kodak moments, watch the local fishermen seine netting and experience Caribbean life. There is good snorkeling here the fish are particularly rich and attract all kinds of bird life.

Day 7
For those chartering for a week fly out of Union Island to St Vincent, or Grenada. After a hearty breakfast we set sail to Carriacou an Island with rolling hills and exquisite water colors. Snorkeling is endles

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