Island Hoppin’

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Why not hop the islands in style with a friendly experienced crew? Now available for charter in the US Virgin Islands!

ISLAND HOPPIN’

  • 52 foot Lagoon sailing catamaran
  • Accommodates 8 guests
  • 3 Queen cabins & Twin Bunks*
  • Scuba Diving onboard

ISLAND HOPPIN’ is a new 52 ft sailing catamaran. This luxury yacht for charter in the Virgin Islands sleeps 8 guests in 3 or 4 queen cabins*. Twin bunks available for younger guests or singles. All cabins have individually controlled air conditioning and spacious bathrooms with separate showers.

Enjoy the fresh air as you sail or just lounge on the flybridge at anchor on comfortable sun beds or sit in the foredeck seating with a beverage at sunset.

Your Captain is a Scuba dive instructor and referral/discover scuba courses are offered onboard. Certified divers are welcome to dive with the gear onboard. 2 Sea Scooters are a lot of fun for the whole family in the water and underwater discovery. Your chef will surprise you with her culinary skills in such a small galley. Your EPIC charter yacht awaits in the Virgin Islands.
*Normally Crew take queen cabin, unless requested at booking contract.

Take the family on a trip
Take the family on a trip

AMENITIES:

  • Air conditioning and fans
  • Swim platforms and heated deck showers
  • Water-maker and generator
  • Free Wifi Internet access
  • TV in saloon
  • Games
  • Cockpit ice-maker
  • Barbecue
The crew takes you everywhere by tender
The crew takes you everywhere by tender

WATER TOYS:

  • 14’ inflatable boat w/40 hp engine
  • Wakeboard, Kneeboard & Tube
  • 1 & 2 Person Kayaks
  • 2 Stand up paddle boards
  • Snorkel gear
  • Beach Games
  • 20′ Aqua Lily Pad
  • 2 Yamaha 275L SeaScooter
  • Scuba Diving & Gear onboard
  • Underwater Camera/Video
Relax in hammocks while underway
Relax in hammocks while underway
Scuba Diving and courses available on-board
Scuba Diving and courses available on-board
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Meet your crew! Captain Tylor and Chef Margaret welcome you onboard Catamaran ISLAND HOPPIN’ for an all-inclusive week of Sailing the beautiful crystal clean waters in the Virgin Islands.

CAPTAIN TAYLOR & CHEF/MATE MARGARET

Genuine hospitality and contagious enthusiasm for the islands are what Margaret and Taylor are all about. Having sailed their 30’ monohull extensively from Maine to Grenada and lived aboard while exploring the Virgin Islands, they know how to turn the dream of a sailing adventure into a reality. They have a glowing reputation, yielding nothing but 5-star reviews.

Taylor grew up in Central Virginia, splitting summers between living on the lake driving ski boats and traveling in the family RV to every state with a road to it. After earning a business degree from Appalachian State University with honors, Taylor started pursuing his passion for living. Playing in a touring rock band transitioned to trekking in South America, which led to bartending in Breckenridge, Colorado. After a few years of the ski bum life, the dream of setting off for points unknown in a sailboat started to form. He jumped head first into sailing, taking American Sailing Association courses, walking the docks for crew work, completing safety certifications, and before he knew it he was working day sailing charters in the Virgin Islands.

Margaret also hails from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and has sailboat chartering in her blood from her Dad, who captained classic windjammers in Maine. She began traveling internationally early on and developed a love for traditional recipes and an appreciation for the way a good meal can bring families and friends together. An ambitious explorer as well, Margaret attended the National Outdoor Leadership school before earning her bachelors degree from the University of Colorado in Boulder. She is a certified yoga teacher and recently returned to where she received her training in India, joining a month long motorcycle expedition over the highest drivable passes in the Himalayas.

Despite being raised less than an hour apart and sharing so many passions, the two didn’t meet until they were both living in Colorado. Shortly there after their dream of sailing the islands took off and they moved to Saint John where they worked day sailing charters and eco kayak tours. After that season they bought their sailboat and began cruising full time, meshing into a dynamic team afloat. Having guests aboard ignited their passion for sharing the good life with others and providing a truly bespoke charter.

Margaret and Taylor offer a vacation experience informed by years of local knowledge and a menu of their favorite island recipes personally gathered from the Bahamas to Grenada. From diving for conch that are later served up as fritters to helping someone catch their first wave surfing, providing lasting memories in one of the world’s most special places is something this team never tires of. Together they bring personalized service and engagement, with true authenticity and passion for sharing the island experience with others.

Your private Captain and Chef
Your private Captain and Chef
Delicious cuisine created by Margaret
Delicious cuisine created by Margaret
Luxurious queen en-suite staterooms
Luxurious queen en-suite staterooms
Alfresco dining in the cockpit
Alfresco dining in the cockpit
Everyone can learn how to sail
Everyone can learn how to sail
Layout aboard Island Hoppin'
Layout aboard Island Hoppin'

What guests say:

“Thank you so much for everything, it was soooooo much fun. I loved everything we did, especially the skiing and goat calling and helping me with my shark fear (but now I’m scared of walking on a beach with coconut trees). The food was so good, I don’t know how you ever made this food because it is literally the best food I’ve ever tasted. You guys played a big part in making this week so fun and always made us all laugh. It has been such a fun week and it is largely due to you guys.  Wow, what an amazing trip. We truly enjoyed ourselves and all the adventures. You guys made the vacation much more memorable. The mechanics of the trip were fine, but what made it a family memory was you guys. I’m sure you realize this but you become a big part of many families. This trip could have been nice but it was amazing because of your attention/guidance for our girls and us. You have a far greater impact on families than you realize. You helped us make memories we will cherish for years to come.”   T. A. and friends

Enjoy their Video!

To learn more please contact the friendly & knowledgeable team at Epic Yacht Charters to get onboard a luxury Sailing or Power charter catamaran. Your Private Water Taxi or Tours can be arranged.
Contact Us NOW for availability and a personalized quote!  While our service is priceless, it is always complimentary.

Email us: [email protected] Call us: (954) 543 1270 or LiveChat with us on our website and ask as many questions as you want. Thank you and wishing you Epic Adventures from Team Epic!

Leon Heyns
Michelle's husband.
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