56 ft Lagoon
3 Queen berths
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BLUE MOON is a crewed charter catamaran which offers 3 queen guest staterooms, each with ensuite head and shower. Blue Moon has a beautiful fly-bridge lounge area, spacious cockpit and forward trampoline area which offers multiple options for lounging. The yacht is fully air-conditioned for guests comfort and sleeping.
Yacht Rates in USD
All inclusive rates are based on a 7 night charter (1 week) with food, beverages and standard bar, cruising permits and licenses are paid by boat
Taxes, relocation fees may be extra, see below for Charter Information
Not included is a crew gratuity at your discretion of usually 15 to 20% of the yacht rates handed to the crew at the end of the charter
CHRISTMAS / NEW YEARS: 1-6/$30,500 for a 7 night minimum charter.
New Years December 29th or later – please inquire first.
Transportation to boat from airport or hotel within the BVI & USVI.
5 Dives with dive instructor for certified divers. (Equipment rental not included)
HALF-BOARD OPTION (CARIBBEAN ONLY):
Reduce rate by $120 per person per week for Half Board
Includes all breakfasts and a combination of 7 lunches and dinners, snacks, happy hour canapes and standard ships bar. A total of 7 lunches and dinners must be taken ashore at client expense (of these 3 must be dinners).
NEW ENGLAND RATES – PLEASE USE 30% APA FOR EXPENSES: Blue Moon has a MURAD Waiver
1 night = $ 3,000(boat) + $ 570(crew) + expenses
2 night = $ 5,200(boat) + $1,140(crew) + expenses
3 night = $ 7,200(boat) + $1,710(crew) + expenses
4 night = $ 9,600(boat) + $2,280(crew) + expenses
5 night = $12,000(boat) + $2,850(crew) + expenses
6 night = $14,400(boat) + $3,420(crew) + expenses
7 night = $16,800(boat) + $3,420(crew) + expenses
Diving Info License Instructor on board
Resort Course No Charge Full Course No Charge (Referral Only)
5 dives per guest included in weekly charter rate.
Sam Tadros Dive Instructor.
Night dives available on request.
NOTE: Divers who have not been diving for a significant length of time or who might be feeling uncomfortable are welcome to complete a refresher course onboard with Sam prior to diving.
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Tv/VCR/Stereo in Salon
- Sat TV
- iPod Hookups
- 100+ DVDs/Movies
- Board Games
- Deck Shower
- Special Diets by arrangement
- 12 Port Hatches
- Guests Smokes on Aft deck only
- Children Welcome no Minimum Age
- Water Maker
- Ice Maker
- Sailing Instructions
- On-board WIFI
- Green Initiatives-Make purified drinking water using Re-usable water bottles
- eco-cleaning products
- 13 ft Dinghy size with 60HP engine
- Snorkel Gear
- Wake Board
- 1 x 2 man Kayaks
- Swimming Platforms
- 2 Boarding Ladders off scoop sterns
- Beach Games
- Fishing Gear for Trolling
- U/Water Camera
- Stand up paddle board
- Beach towels
- Radio/CD/MP3 player with speakers in each cabin
- Beautiful top deck lounge area
- Winter in Virgin Islands and Caribbean - - Nov. through Mid June
USA - July 1 thru October 31st (Cape Cod/Vineyard/Block Island)
Please inquire first for availability
- All rates are for the entire boat and are subject to change without notice prior to actual reservation
- Not included is a crew gratuity at your discretion is usually 15 to 20% of the Yacht Rates handed to the crew at the end of the charter
- All guests over 18 yrs wishing to fish in BVI must purchase a BVI license prior to boarding ask us for information
- Marina dockage if applicable upon the request of the charter guests is not included in the rates
- Fine wines champagnes and top shelf liquors are not included and can be purchased upon request of the charter guests at their expense
Sam and Rose are a fun, energetic couple with a shared lifelong love of sailing. They bring their shared skills and experience on the water and in the galley together to create an unforgettable vacation for their guests.
Captain Sam grew up in the middle of Cairo, Egypt. He learned to sail and windsurf on Marthas Vineyard during summers at his mothers childhood home there, and learned to dive in the Red Sea at the age of 14. After working for several years as an electrical engineer, Sam decided to leave the corporate world. He bought his first big boat, a 51 ft monohull, in 2007. He immediately sailed from New England to the Grenadines, and spent the next several years running charters everywhere from Bequia to Anguilla, sailing back north every hurricane season.
Sam has lived in and explored the Virgin Islands since 2010, working as a sailing instructor and charter captain. Additionally, Sam is a licensed PADI scuba instructor, and loves introducingeven the greenest beginners to diving!
Chef and First Mate Rose cant imagine a life away from the ocean. Hailing from Boston, MA, she grew up down the street from the harbor, and spent many happy summer days tide pooling and snorkeling in the murky waters of Cape Cod. She took her first free sailing lesson at the age of 8, quickly taking to the sport and returning to the same community sailing center every summer. She started teaching there at 14, and over the next 10 years went on to hold a multitude of positions, from environmental educator to regatta and event management to creating adaptive programming for the disabled. While looking for a big kid teaching job in the fall of 2011, a dear friend convinced her to drop everything and help deliver a boat from Annapolis to St. Thomas. Upon arrival, Rose decided that she liked big sailboats, warm clear water, and Sam. The choice to stay was easy.
Sam and Rose have worked together in the Virgin Islands for the last four years, first managing and teaching at a sailing school, then working as a captain and chef team since 2014. They quickly made their mark in the charter scene, becoming one of the busiest and most popular crews in the VI by the end of their first season. Rose applies her natural perfectionism to creating a healthy, fresh menu suited to your exact needs and desires, and provides a culinary experience that looks beautiful, tastes delicious, and makes you feel good! Sam has a knack for finding the best anchoring spot, and never says no to one more run on the tube! They are committed to creating your ideal vacation, whether that means scuba and hiking all day, sitting in the floating island with a cocktail, enjoying unplugged time with family, or dancing all night at the bar or on the bow!
All breakfasts served with Hot or Iced coffee, selection of juices and teas, bloody mary’s or mimosas, and a fresh tropical fruit plate. Lighter Continental breakfast (such as yogurt, granola, oatmeal, or fresh baked muffins) is also always available.
Coconut Rum French Toast – Baguette french toast served with warm banana compote, fresh berries, and real maple syrup.
Breakfast Tostada – Creamy scrambled eggs in a fresh made crunchy tostada bowl, with Avocado, crispy smoked bacon, and fresh tomato. Topped with sirracha hot sauce and cilantro.
Island Spiced Breakfast Potatoes – A mix of golden and sweet crispy breakfast potatoes, spiced with local jerk or curry seasoning and sautéed with sausage and kale. Accompanied by fried eggs and toast.
Garden Vegetable Frittata – Assorted veggies baked with eggs and parmesan in a cast iron skillet. An Italian favorite, perfect for breakfast on the bow or on the beach!
Omelettes to Order – Creamy 3-egg omelettes stuffed with your preference of cheese, meat, smoked salmon, and/or vegetables. Served with breakfast sausage and toast.
Rose’s Famous Cinnamon Rolls – Made from scratch with lots of love. Somehow light and fluffy and gooey and decadent all at the same time. “I’ll just have one…” is a lie and you know it.
Greek Bounty Salad – Traditional Greek salad, chopped tomatoes, red onion, red and yellow pepper, and cucumber. With kalamata olives, chickpeas, sharp feta cheese, and grilled honey lemon chicken. Served with fresh hummus and warm homemade pita bread.
Chili Garlic Grilled Shrimp with Rice Noodles – Juicy grilled shrimp with a bite of thai chilis. Served on a bed of cold rice noodles, crunchy julienned carrot and cucumber with a tangy miso tahini citrus dressing. Topped with chopped peanuts.
Barbecue Ribs – Pork baby back ribs marinated in an island spice rub for at least 24 hours and slow roasted, then finished to perfection with homemade barbecue sauce on the grill until they fall right off the bone. Best enjoyed with potato salad and many, many paper towels.
Bistro Salad with Warm Goat Cheese – Warm panko-crusted goat cheese rounds overarugula salad, with balsamic dressing, candied pecans, pear slices, and baguette or rolls.
Mahi Mahi Tacos – Grilled spiced mahi mahi wrapped in a warm flour tortilla with homemade chipotle hot sauce, queso fresco, avocado, and crunchy pickled red onion. Served with fried sweet plantains and a black bean and corn salad. Also delicious with chicken or steak!
“Happy Hour” snacks, enjoyed with a tropical cocktail, an ice cold beer, or a nice glass of wine!
Melon Caprese Crostini – Sliced fresh mozzarella, sweet basil, and marinated local melon with just a little heat, served on garlic crostini and drizzled with aged balsamic.
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail – Lime poached shrimp, chilled and served with in a chilled spicy roasted tomato and jalapeño sauce, with avocado slices and rice crackers or tortilla chips. A play on a Mexican street food classic!
Baked Brie with Fig Jam and Fruit – A wheel of creamy brie cheese wrapped in puff pastry and baked until melty and golden brown. Served with apple and pear slices, crackers, fig jam and honey.
Fresh Thai Summer Rolls – Fresh crunchy veggies rolled in rice paper or lettuce, with ginger soy and peanut satay dipping sauce. Light, healthy AND tasty.
Mediterranean platter with Fried Feta and Honey- Feta wrapped in phyllo dough, lightly fried and drizzled with honey and sesame seeds. Served with a large spread of Mediterranean mezze, including fresh hummus, olives with herbs, crudite, and toasted pita wedges.
Grilled Fresh Catch – Grilled fresh local catch, straight from our fisherman friends! Served with with ginger sesame jasmine rice and sautéed baby bok choy. Drizzled with a light balsamic teriyaki sauce.
Chipotle Honey Pork Loin – Tender, juicy pork loin marinated honey, lime, and chipotle chiles. Grilled or roasted, served with butternut squash and yam puree, sautéed yellow pepper and onion, and sweet corn.
Thai Red Curry Shrimp – Large, juicy shrimp marinated with garlic and ginger, in a velvety thai red curry coconut sauce. Served over creamy coconut rice, with lightly steamed sugar snap peas, red pepper, and water chestnuts.
Steak and Crispy Potatoes – Flavor packed, tender ribeye, grilled to your liking in a peppery crust. With crispy garlic roasted fingerling potatoes and sautéed asparagus. Topped with a lemon garlic jus.
Grilled Rack of Lamb – Marinated overnight in Dijon mustard and herbs, then grilled until tender. Served over Middle Eastern style couscous or quinoa with pine nuts and golden raisins. Accompanied by grilled zucchini and yellow squash and a balsamic dijon sauce.
All made from scratch, with love and pride. Chef Rose’s favorite thing to cook and Captain Sam’s favorite “meal” of the day.
Flourless Chocolate Cake – Decadent and rich flourless chocolate cake, with homemade raspberry sorbet and mint chocolate curls.
Lemon Mascarpone Cheese Cake – Tender and light, with Italian Mascarpone cheese in a chocolate crust. Swirled with tart, homemade lemon curd and topped with fresh berries.
Vanilla Cointreau Creme Brûlée – A classic for a reason! Vanilla custard in individual ramekins with a hint of Cointreau orange liqueur. Brûléed table side by the captain.
BLUE MOON L56 GUESTS COMMENTS
Sam and Rosemary were the best. I don t know how anyone could have done better.
They were friendly, helpful gracious hosts. At one point when I needed to return to my cabin I actually started looking for my room key–I thought I was on a cruise ship !! Nothing was a problem for them–whatever we wanted they responded to with enthusiasm. We loved how Sam and Rosemary worked together to make our week such a great experience
Rosemary is such a great chef and her meals were perfection! The food was varied, delicious and artfully presented. She s a mean bartender also !!
We had a wonderful time!
Our charter met our expectations. We had a wonderful time!
Sam & Rose were excellent hosts! Sam was an extremely knowledgeable Capt. who procured the best anchoring spots at all of our destinations!
Rose is an OUTSTANDING chef, first mate and hostess! We are still raving about the food! Roses meals were healthy, delicious and creative! Simply fabulous!!!
Blue Moon was clean and well maintained. We were in the Master State room which was roomy and very comfortable.
This was our first BVI charter. We enjoyed the pace. Sams & Roses itinerary took us to all the popular destinations. Going forward on our next charter we can plan our itinerary so it suits the destinations we liked the best. We enjoyed Rose and Sam and found them easy to be around. Roses food was amazing and Sams detailed knowledge of the BVIs is extensive. He goes the extra mile to get you in the preferred anchorage locations.
Sam did his best to make sure (2) passengers on our trip where comfortable, as they were worried about too much boat movement and getting sea sick. He went out of his way to find good anchoring positions especially for night time.