Port to Vino 59 ft Catamaran

Low Season Rate
$35,000 Per Week
High Season Rate
$42,000 Per Week
Boat Length
59 ft Samana
Number of Cabins
4 Queens,
Number of People
1 - 8 Guests

Delivered in 2023, the new, upgraded Port to Vino is ready to welcome you to your home on the water for your sailing vacation. Every inch of the boat is designed with guest comfort in mind, from the spacious covered flybridge with sun loungers to the forward door accessing the sunken cockpit seating on the bow. Your group will be able to spread out and relax in style no matter where they get comfortable on the boat with stunning views of the islands under sail.

The interior of the boat offers all the comforts of home, but on a luxury yacht. She has four queen staterooms each with its own ensuite bath including one larger owner’s suite with walk out to the cockpit. Port to Vino will accommodate 6-8 guests comfortably. The welcoming salon featuring the galley up allows for guests to watch their gourmet meals being made while they relax on the couch. Meals are served al fresco on the back deck where you can take in views of the coastline and enjoy the sea breezes.

Port to Vino’s outdoor deck areas offer plenty of flexible space. Pass the day reading, sunbathing, or relaxing on the flybridge. The forward trampolines, forward sunken seating area, and aft deck lounge and dining areas extend your living area and give easy access to the clear blue waters of the Caribbean Sea. All of the boat toys are available to make your fun on the water even better. There is something for everyone as you sail in pristine waters.

Port to Vino showcases one owner queen cabin and three guest queen cabins all with ensuite bath. The cabins are appointed with ample storage and headroom, plus luxury linens and toiletries, for a very comfortable guest experience.

Image of yacht layout for Port to Vino 59 ft Catamaran

Cruising Area

Summer & Winter Base Port: BVI
Pref. Pick-up : Nanny Cay & BVI
Summer & WinterOperating Area: Caribbean Virgin Islands (BVI)

Full Yacht Amenities

  • Full A/C
  • Stero & Salon TV
  • Device Hookups
  • Deck Shower
  • Bimini
  • Special Diets & BBQ
  • Hairdryers
  • Guests Smokes on Transom Only
  • Children are Welcome Water safe prefered
  • Water Maker
  • Onboard WiFi
  • Make purified drinking water with Re-usable water bottles
  • Dinghy with 70HP engine
  • Water Skis Adult
  • Snorkel Gear
  • Tube & Wake Board
  • 2 man Kayak
  • 2 x SU Paddle Boards
  • Floating Mats
  • Swim Platforms with boarding ladders
  • Fishing Permit - under consideration
  • U/Water Camera & Video
  • Onboard AED Defibulater & Oxygen Tank

Charter Information

All rates are for the entire boat and are subject to change without notice prior to actual reservation, Charter Fee does not include a customary gratuity in the amount of 15-20% of the total charter fee payable to a deserving Captain and Crew upon the completion of a successful 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, Fine wines champagnes and top shelf liquors are not included and can be purchased upon request of the charter guests at their expense, Hurricane Season is from 1st June to end of November and it is imperative that all guests purchase trip insurance. Yacht's are not responsible for clients shore side expenses if charter cancelled for named storm (this includes meals hotels transportation as well as air transport) Most yachts will allow client to rebook unused dates within 6 months of cancellation (excluding holidays).

Yacht Rates in USD

2 pax3 pax4 pax5 pax6 pax7 pax8 pax
W 2023/2435,00035,00035,00037,50038,00038,50039,000
S 202435,00035,00035,00037,50038,00038,50039,000
W 2024/2538,00038,00038,00040,50041,00041,50042,000

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

Charter Fee does not include a customary gratuity in the amount of 15-20% of the total charter fee payable to a deserving Captain and Crew upon the completion of a successful charter.

Port To Vino is a BVI based vessel. Please use BVI ports only.

Half Board Rates: Includes All breakfasts, 4 lunches and 3 dinners.
Deduct $120 per person from rate.
Remaining meals and associated beverages to be taken ashore at guest expense.

Christmas / New Year’s 2024/25: 1-8 Guests 50,000
Christmas week to end by December 27th. New Years to begin no earlier than December 28th

Crew Information

Image of crew for Port to Vino 59 ft Catamaran

Captain Jeff Nichols & Chef/MateCaitlin Nichols are American

Jeff and Caitlin have been working together since they met on the job at a dive shop in coastal North Carolina in 2010. Employment opportunities have taken them around the globe and back, settling in the BVI in 2012. They transitioned to crewed sailing charters from running dive boats in 2014 and haven’t looked back, logging over 150 charters with many happy guests who often return to make more memories. Their specialty is active, adventurous groups who want to explore all that the BVI has to offer above and below the water and love introducing kids to the ocean, so bring on the families! The BVI has been home for Jeff and Caitlin for many years but will always hold a special place as it’s where they were married on a beach in Virgin Gorda.

Captain Jeff holds a USCG 200 ton Near-Coastal Masters license and has been operating boats commercially for over 15 years. Hailing from Mississippi, Jeff cultivated his love for boats and the water in his adult life and can’t imagine doing anything else. He is originally trained as a high level dive instructor and naturally progressed to earning a captain’s license to operate the boats he’d previously worked on as crew. Running crewed charters allows for a more relaxed pace and the ability to tailor charters to each guest’s preferences, something that was more difficult to accomplish on dive boats. Jeff is a wealth of knowledge about the BVI, so make sure you listen in for “story time with Captain Jeff” while on charter.

Chef Caitlin also comes to chartering from a professional diving and marine research background but has been cooking since she was a small child and has the photos to prove it. She grew up in Pennsylvania and spent her formative years in the kitchen with her mom and Italian grandmother. Most of her menu items are cultivated through family recipes and world travels, bolstered by training at Ashburton Chefs Academy. She loves incorporating fresh, local ingredients with Mediterranean and Asian influences. Virtually everything Caitlin cooks is assembled from scratch, including an assortment of breads and pastas. She’s happy to accommodate a range of allergies and specialty diets. When her schedule allows, Caitlin loves getting in the water for guided snorkel tours with the guests, dusting off her marine science degree to talk about fish behavior and biology.
In the off season, Jeff and Caitlin spend time in the mountains of Western North Carolina where Jeff enjoys riding his motorcycle through all the twisting, scenic roads and Caitlin spends time volunteering at the local animal shelter. No better way to recharge after a busy charter season than with mountain views, crisp air, and not a large body of water in sight. They’re not able to have a dog on board during the charter season, so they “rent” as many as possible through the foster program at the shelter and take them out camping and hiking as frequently as they can!
Jeff and Caitlin are fully vaccinated for Covid-19.

Sample Menu

Port to Vino sample menu
All of Caitlin’s cuisine is prepared from the freshest, local ingredients available. Below is a selection of options, but every menu is highly customizable to adjust for dietary preferences. Emphasis on made from scratch.
Breakfast
Parfait with homemade granola, Greek yogurt, wild berry compote
Southwest egg cups with sausage, pepper, and cilantro
Caribbean French toast made with fresh challah bread
Lobster eggs Benedict on homemade English muffins
Freshly baked cinnamon rolls
Lunch
Pork tenderloin souvlaki with roasted garlic tzatziki and fresh made flatbreads
Beef or black bean burger sliders on homemade brioche buns with sweet potato fries
Chicken satay skewers with Vietnamese noodle salad and peanut sauce
Blackened fish tacos with mango salsa and avocado crema
Southwest quinoa salad with chili-lime shrimp
Roasted butternut squash sandwich on rosemary focaccia with feta and caramelized onions
Dinner
Herb encrusted lamb chops with sweet pea risotto, roasted carrots and a lemony mint drizzle
Citrus lobster salad with avocado, orange and grapefruit segments, mango, fresh greens, and a citrus champagne vinaigrette
Asian sticky ribs with sesame broccoli and wasabi parsnip puree
Honey balsamic pork tenderloin medallions with shallot green beans and a Hasselback potato
Mahi en Papillote with couscous and a fresh tomato salad
Dessert
Lemon cheesecake mousse with fresh blueberries
Croissant bread pudding
Key lime pie with candied lime rind
Mixed berry cobbler with Tahitian vanilla ice cream
Chocolate lava cake with raspberry coulis
Cocktails
Basil 8: Vodka, muddled red grapes and basil, lime juice, simple syrup, ginger ale, bitters
The Groupie: Vodka, muddled lemon and superfine sugar, ginger beer, bitters
Pina Agave: Silver tequila, muddled cucumber, lemon juice, agave syrup, pineapple juice, lemon lime soda
Dark n’ Stormy: Gosling’s Black Seal rum floater, ginger beer, bitters
And many, many more!

Testimonials from guests on Port to Vino 59 ft Catamaran

These guest comments are from the old Port of Vino charters new ones to follow after the new version finishes its first season
Williams Charter
6 February 2021
Well, we had to scramble and do the whole trip in the USVI instead of the BVI, but you guys made it all worthwhile. I am still in awe of how you made all those gourmet meals in a tiny kitchen on a boat… Goals!! Loved all the drinks and the snorkeling was the best – even the darn jellyfish sting was OK. Thanks for everything, Jenna and Derek
March 2019
Overall Rating: 5
5 being the highest 0 being the lowest
We hope your charter lived up to your expectations. We would love to know some of your impressions about your yachting vacation. Please answer the following questions and add any comments you may have.1. Was the crew friendly and accommodating?
Our crew was awesome!
2. Was the yacht comfortable and clean?
Yes. Our yacht exceeded our expectations.
3. Was the yacht well ventilated?
Yes. air conditioned in inside and warm breezes outside.
4. Was the food good and well presented?
Yes! Our food was so good. It was like eating a a great restaurant every day.
5. Did you like the area you sailed?
We really enjoyed seeing the greater BVI. Wouldn’t change a thing.
March 2019 Charter
Jeff and Caitlin were great! Very professional and lots of fun. They interacted with our group perfectly. The boat is amazing and perfectly maintained. Food was awesome and made from scratch daily. We had several restaurant owners on board. All were impressed with Caitlin’s abilities in the galley.
Rick W.
Best Vacation Ever
Our charter was one of the best vacations we have ever done. The personal touches by the crew made it a great event. Their marine knowledge, especially, made a big difference whilst snorkeling – every session was very unique. Caitlin is a great chef and put special touches on each meal. Jeff is an extremely competent Captain,very focused on safety, but he also made some fun drinks! We can’t wait to charter again with Captain Jeff and Caitlin!
~The Unsers
Caitlin and Jeff are real Pros…

Ann and I just got back …Jeff and Caitlin are head and shoulders superior to any crew that we have ever had.

Caitlin has a remarkable ability to create complex and subtle flavors which add several layers of depth to her meals.

Every happy hour Jeff served us a different cocktail creation, all of which were perfectly light and refreshing, and none of which I (a semi-professional drinker) have ever tasted (the setting…at anchor lounging on the new bolsters under the new fore deck shades…certainly doesn’t hurt the taste of the cocktails!) .

Caitlin and Jeff could draw a map of the details of every dive spot from memory and Caitlin has a deep fund of knowledge about of sea life and fish behavior. Every morning Caitlin had made the beds, cleaned the bathrooms and done some sort of magic folding the towels into animal shapes…before we had finished breakfast…we called her the housekeeping Ninja.

All that on top of having delightful personalities! Caitlin and Jeff are real pros.
~Steve and Ann

Perfect For Family Charters
The two of you are a treasure! Thank you so much for keeping us safe (a bit of a challenge with a 3 & 5 year old pair) and taking all of us on a tremendous adventure. But most of all, thank you for the warmth and caring and the amazing attention to gave to our children. They are going to miss you, as shall my wife and I. All the best – we hope this is “see you later” and not “goodbye”- P, T, E, & P. Los Angeles, CA

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