Captain Randy and Shelly
Crewed Yacht Charters on Catamaran Kestrel Sailing in the Virgin Islands
We just booked private crewed yacht charter charter sailing vacation catamaran KESTREL in the Virgin Islands for our clients! This is the ideal yacht charter for a family of 8 at an affordable price that combines comfort, luxury, space and light. Catamarans made by Privilege are a notch above the rest in their interior styling. Kestrel's professional crew will turn our client's charter yachting holiday into unique experience, discovering & appreciating all the wonders and magic of each port of call.
KESTREL is a sleek Privilege 585 catamaran, featuring bespoke accommodations for up to 8 discerning guests in 4 fully air-conditioned guest suites, each with its own king-sized berth and ensuite head and shower. An additional forward upper & lower single berths suite - The Kids' Kingdom - is available for family groups of up to ten guests.
The large saloon lay out with two leather sofas & bar offers unrivaled volumes and a fully panoramic view of the idyllic scenery.
You will enjoy her spacious cockpit – ideal for alfresco dinners – and her vast deck space with large sunbathing areas, the ultimate in true relaxation.
The aft swimming platforms make ideal points for boarding the boat, swimming or just dangling your legs into the turquoise waters of your mooring.
Toys: TWO Krystal Clear Double Kayaks / Kneeboard / TWO SUPs-Paddleboards / Wakeboard / Water skis - Adult & Child / Semi-rigid tender with 40 HP engine Diving: Up to 5 dives a week and gear are included for certified divers. Insured for diving / 8 Scuba tanks/ 8 Bouyancy compensators / 8 Regulators / Crew certified / Diving lights / Snorkelling gear
CREW PROFILE: Capt. Andrew grew up in Raleigh, NC spending his summers on Lake Gaston. As a child, he developed a passion for small sailboat racing and spent much of his youth zipping around on Hobie Cats and 420 race-boats. Later, Andrew attended the University of North Carolina – Wilmington where he was the president of the university Sailing Club and actively shared his passion with other students. During college he also headed up the Bald Head Island Sailing Club in the Cape Fear region of North Carolina where he taught people of all ages how to sail and enjoy the open water. After graduation, his sailing skill helped him land a job teaching sailing on the San Francisco Bay. Once there, He participated (and won!) in many regattas including the Master Mariner’s classic wooden boat regatta. While honing his skills on boats of all shapes and sizes, Andrew made the jump from sailing instructor to licensed captain. Soon after, a job offer led him to the Virgin Islands and an opportunity to experience a new side of the yachting community and gain an even deeper understanding of the wind and the water. Kailee (Kai-lee) grew up in Southern California and spent her days going to the beach and enjoying the Pacific sun. In her younger years she cruised the beaches and boardwalks of San Diego. Later, the family moved to the little town of Playa Del Rey, right on the water. As a teenager she got a job at the local West Marine boat supply store. Already in love with the ocean, this fueled her interest and love of boating. A natural chef, the agriculture of the Golden State provided some of the freshest, most delicious ingredients for Kailee to choose from. With local farmer’s markets and fresh sea food as her inspiration, she developed a knack for fine food, many mouth-watering recipes and a passion for creativity in the galley. Kailee and Andrew met in California, where they worked together at a local parasail operator. Their first date began by Andrew dragging Kailee along with him to go fishing and Kailee cooking up the catch afterword! Their common love of the ocean and all things related made them fast, inseparable friends. They spent their days off together free-diving in the kelp beds of Palos Verdes and Malibu, finding exotic sea life like guitar sharks and leopard sharks. Soon they moved to the Virgin Islands where they worked together helping to run the Water Activities department at the Westin Hotel. Andrew continued to hone his sailing skill and all things nautical while Kailee ran the shore side operations, simultaneously attaining her Divemaster Status. Sailing charters aboard KESTREL gave them a chance to “bring it all together”. Now they continue to share their love of sailing and the water with guests while cruising the beautiful Virgin Islands!
Andrew and Kailee look forward to meeting you welcoming you aboard KESTREL!
Chef Kailee’s Sample Menu Looks Fantastic!
Breakfast Sweet Potato Pancakes with Honey Cinnamon Butter Toast with Poached Eggs and Avocado Coconut French Toast with Grilled Pineapples Garden Frittata with Fruit Cup Breakfast Fruit and Yogurt Parfait Lunch Chicken Salad- Creamy Tarragon Served Over a Bed of Lettuce BLT Salad with Blue Cheese Vinaigrette Hummus “Cheesesteak” Hoagies Chicken Roti with Papaya Tomato Salad Pan-seared Zucchini Crab Cakes with Dilled Cucumber Salad Appetizer Spicy Crab and Papaya Salad Sausage & Rosemary Stuffed Mushrooms Smoked Salmon in Cucumber Boats Spinach Artichoke Dip with Crusty Bread Chilled Avocado Soup with Seared Chipotle Shrimp Dinner Argentinean Pork with Herbed Mashed Potatoes & Carrots Peach-Glazed Chicken with Peach Studded Couscous & Arugula Tomato & Almond Salad Chipotle Rubbed Steak with Quinoa & Toasted Walnut Spinach Pan-Seared Salmon with a Soy Ginger Reduction Served Over Rice Pilaf with Asparagus & Cherry Tomatoes Blackened Grilled Mahi topped with Mango Tropical Salsa Served Over Coconut Rice with Garlic Lime Broccoli Dessert Grilled Tropical Fruit with Cinnamon Sugar Crisps & Dulce de Leche White Chocolate-Cherry Bark Ricotta-Strawberry Napoleons Croissant Bread Pudding with a Café Rum Sauce Banana’s Fosters A La Mode
About Us: Captain Randy & Shelly Tucker
We're former Owners & Captain of the Award-winning 72' yacht Three Moons for 18 years. With over 300 charters in our logbook, we currently represent privately crewed Caribbean sailing luxury yacht charters as professional CYBA Associate yacht charter brokers. Recently, we interviewed over 120 catamarans, motor yachts, sailboats and professional crews. We're happy to promote these yachts offering modern conveniences & unlimited pleasure while sailing the U.S. Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands.
What should you expect from a luxury crewed yacht charter in the Caribbean?
It's "all about you, all the time" onboard a privately crewed charter boat! It's surprisingly affordable too! Far away from overcrowded cruise ships, all-inclusive charter yachts allow you to explore some of the Caribbean’s most exclusive areas and delight in the natural, unspoiled beauty of secluded islands, hidden coves and secret dive sites. Sail to a nearby island every day & snorkel around your own private beaches; enjoy your favorite cocktail while watching the sunset on your own private yacht; indulge yourself with 5-star gourmet cuisine that is prepared with Caribbean flair and served in the most beautiful surroundings you could ever imagine.
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