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Welcome to our Backyard – YOLO ll Luxury Crewed Charters
Yolo ll is a 52 ft Lagoon Catamaran built for crewed yacht charters. Refitted in 2018 and now sailing in US and British Virgin Islands, St Maarten and Grenadines. Offering six guests in three queen sized beds all with ensuite with A/C..
Yolo will be offering charters for January, February and March 2021 in St Maarten and Virgins island areas. Summer months from July available in the Grenadines.
Yacht Rates in USD
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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.
Captain Only Rates:
Winter Half Board rates Include all Breakfasts, 3 Lunches and 3 Dinners. Remaining meals to be taken off the yacht at guest expense.
2/$18,000 3/$18,500 4/$19,000 5/$19,500 6/$20,000
Summer Half Board 2/$13,700 3/$14,300 4/$15,900 5/$16,250 6/$16,600
Christmas and New Years Minimum 7 nights
Christmas week 1-6 pax $24,150
New Years week 1-6 pax $24,150
Yacht offers Rendezvous diving only
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- Salon Tv/Stereo
- iPod/Device Hookups
- Sun Awning
- Deck Shower
- Please enquire for Special Diets
- Guests Smokes on AFT Transom Only
- Children are Welcome
- Water Maker
- Ice Maker
- Internet Access depends on Onboard WIFI
- Green Initiatives- Make purified drinking water with Re-usable water bottles
- 13 ft Dinghy with 40HP engine
- Snorkel Gear
- Wake Board
- 1 x 1 man Kayaks
- Floating Mats
- Swim Platform on stern steps with Boarding Ladder (Loc/Type)
- SU Paddle Boards
- Fishing Gear
- U/Water Camera & Video
- 1 Sea Scooter
- Floating Mat
- GoPro to catch the memorable Holiday moments.
- YOLO II is available for Winter months in the Virgins and St Martin area
- Summer months from July available in the Grenadines
- Summer & Winter Operations - Caribbean Virgin Islands & Leewards & Windwards
- 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).
Captain Sheldon Lindsay and Chef/Mate Vanessa Bush both hail from South African
Captain Sheldon Lindsay
Sheldon is a qualified RYA Ocean Yacht Master Commercial endorsed with over 400,000 nautical miles under his belt. He has sailed in all the oceans of the world. Started sailing at the age of 8 on dingy, competing at various regattas. In his late teens, Sheldon began sailing at Royal Cape Yacht club for many years racing on various keel boats. He is a qualified diesel mechanic. He also judged World Cup wind surfing for a couple of years and is good all-around water sportsman. Sheldon is a good teacher and will get you up on the wake board or ski’s with his coaching. He has lots of stories to tell of his many ocean crossings of the world including scrapes with pirates and Cape Horne. Anything on the water comes naturally to him having grown up in Cape Town, South Africa were surfing and sailing is a year round experience. Being involved with the ocean, diving, surfing and sailing is his life.
Chef Vanessa Bush
Nessie, as everyone calls her, started chartering in the Caribbean in the 1980’s and then went on to circumnavigate the world on a 40 foot steel boat. She is a chef with years of experience in boat catering and in villas in Europe specializing in Italian/French and Caribbean cuisine. She has over 100 000 nautical miles under her belt, ran the galley at the well known Atlantic Boat Club in Cape Town. Also spent her time raising children, running the local pony club and events on her horse whenever she had the time while running her late husband’s fishing business. After that started chartering in various parts of the world with Sheldon experiencing different cultures and cooking experiences.
Both Sheldon and Vanessa have open water dive and advanced first aid certificates. They enjoy entertaining and meeting new people from all parts of the world, having chartered in the Caribbean the Med and Thailand for many years, sailed the Pacific on the World Arc. Recently finished up chartering in Greece and now back in the Caribbean.
Before you board YOLO II, Nessie will work with you to plan a meal that will delight all members of your group. Every menu is planned to accommodate individual tastes and any dietary restrictions.
Wake up to a delicious American, English or Continental breakfast accompanied with tea, coffee, fruit juices, muesli or cereal with yoghurt, toast and jam.
Scrambled eggs, smoked salmon, cream cheese on toasted bagels
Eggs Benedict prepared with bacon and Hollandaise Sauce on toasted English muffins
Continental breakfast – baked muffins, cold meats, cheeses, pickles assorted fresh bread and cheeses
Captain’s pancakes served with fresh fruit platter, jams, honey and maple syrup
Omelettes with your choice of fillings – bacon, herbs, mushrooms, cheese, tomatoes
Eggs Florentine – poached eggs with spinach
Tortillas – Build your own tortilla with a selection of fillings including fish, chicken, beef, tomato salsa, cheese, lettuce, guacamole and sour cream
Quiche of the day accompanied by salad and freshly baked bread
Veal or chicken parmigiana served on French bean and pine nut salad
Salmon Linguine in a lemon cream sauce.
Thai fish cakes served with coconut rice and sweet chilli sauce served with Asian salad
Chicken Caesar salad
Cocktail Specials – Pina Colada, Painkiller, Dark n Stormy, Bushwacker, Margarita Classic, Caipirina or a ‘Virgin’ Cocktail appealing to all ages. All served with snacks.
Deep fried Camembert cheese with cranberry jelly
Thai pumpkin and coconut cream soup
Zucchini balls with tzatziki
Salmon-cucumber and ham-asparagus twists.
Marinated beetroot with goat cheese.
Scallops in sage butter
Three fish pate served with brochette
Artichoke and crab dip
Pork tenderloin with caper sauce and chives served on potatoes or cauliflower mash, asparagus
Grilled mahi mahi with walnut, lemon and parmesan crust served on a potato rosti veg of the day served with beurre blanc sauce
Butter chicken served with basmati rice, poppadum and all the condiments
Seared Ahi tuna, coconut rice, stir fried veg, wasabi sauce
BBQ grass fed tenderloin steak, baked potatoes, mushroom/pepper sauce and aubergine salad
Provencal-style rack of lamb on potato dauphinoise with roasted broccoli and buttered French beans served with red pepper puree
BBQ prawns with seasoned fresh vegetable risotto and mango salad
Pannacotta with fresh berries.
Lemon custard tart topped with seasonal coulis
Chocolate Walnut Cake with fresh cream
For the younger members of the family
Hamburgers, Macaroni and cheese, Tacos, Chicken Tenders, Quesadillas and Lasagne
Freshly made choc brownies
Soft drinks, sodas, water, beers and spirits available all day for your enjoyment on Yolo.
Our Spirits include: Smirnoff Vodka, Gordons Gin, Johnny Walker Red Label, Jose Cuervo Tequila, Baileys, Jack Daniels, Cruzan Rum, Goslings Rum, Bacardi and Hennessy Brandy. Red and White Wines. We have a selection of liquers for after dinner.
YOLO II GUESTS COMMENTS
Christmas 2020 in St Martin
Sheldon and Vanessa – Thank you so much for an absolutely amazing holiday! We were so ready to escape COVID and enjoy some sunshine.
We got that and so much more. You made this home and such amazing food. WE truly could not have imagined anything better.
All the best,
Stacy, Tom , Abi and Josh
Dear Sheldon and Vanessa,
Your hospitality and professionalisms unparalleled. We appreciate your thoughtfulness throughout our trip. Sheldon’s attention was fantastic and went a long way to make us feel safe and comfortable. Vanessa, thank you for your delicious meals, daily smoothie and making us feel welcome.
Fondly, Andy and Lida
Wow! Fantastic! Journey through the US Virgin Islands, Sailing, motoring and of course eating – The Food – All fantastic all the best of your future journeys,