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Better Days – Catamaran

Welcoming crew and yacht

  • 50 ft Lagoon sailing catamaran
  • Accommodates 6 guests
  • 2 queen cabins and master suite
  • SCUBA diving available

*BETTER DAYS is a Lagoon 500 catamaran that accommodates 6 guests in 2 queen cabins and a master suite, all with ensuite bathrooms.  The yacht has a flybridge that you can sit with a 360 degree view while sailing and enjoying the Caribbean breeze.  By the bow of Better Days is one of Lagoon’s signature features, an extra seating area for guests to enjoy.  Sitting on this couch looking up at the sails is a truly magical experience.  The cockpit has a spacious area for relaxing and dining.  Inside the yacht is a large salon with vertical windows that allow so much natural light into the yacht, you feel as if you are outside on the water.  The master cabin encompasses the entire starboard side of the yacht and includes a work station and couch.  The cabins on the port side of the yacht each have queen sized beds and en suite bathrooms.
*Formerly known as Catamaran White House with Video.

Pricing
Season2 Pax3 Pax4 Pax5 Pax6 Pax
Summer 2018$15,500$16,250$17,000$17,750$18,500
Winter 2018 to 2019$15,500$16,250$17,000$17,750$18,500
Summer 2019$15,500$16,250$17,000$17,750$18,500
Winter 2019 to 2020$15,500$16,250$17,000$17,750$18,500

*Please enquire about increased rates for Holiday weeks and other destinations

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Use of the yacht with our Professional Captain and Chef and additional crew
  • All Onboard Meals – Breakfast, Lunch, Appetizer, Dinner and Dessert
  • Snacks – Fresh Fruit, Popcorn, Granola Bars, Chips, Chocolates and more
  • Beverages – Water, Juices, Sodas, Coffee, Beer, Wine and a Fully Stocked Bar
  • Water Sport activities
  • Broadband Wireless Internet Access
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cruising taxes and permits, BVI licenses and port fees
  • Fuel for the yacht and dinghy

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Shore activities such as dining, shopping or special off yacht excursions
  • Premium Beverages/Wines not normally stocked and excessive alcohol consumption
  • Airport Transfers
  • BVI individual fishing permits
  • Crew gratuity; 15-20% of the charter cost
Availability

Availability

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  • Hold (Held by another client group, not yet booked, and can be challenged)
  • Unavailable (Blocked out by the Owner and unavailable to challenge)
  • Transit
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Crew

CAPTAIN CONNOR & CHEF/MATE  BRIANNE

Connor grew up in southern Colorado, part of a large family that was always on the move. Taking to the mountains and forests at a young age he grew up hiking, hunting, fishing, rafting and diving into anything that involved open skies and fresh air. From there he continued to express his love of nature when he pursued a BS in geology from the University of Wyoming. Two weeks after he graduated what was supposed to be a temporary hiatus in the Virgin Islands turned into the discovery of a new home. After he took his first job on a 52 ft Gold Coast Cat the rest, as they say, is history. Four years later his cummulative knowledge of top tier hospitality and boating work have allowed him to pursue his new found love of sailing, never ending horizons, and sunsets.

Since she can remember, Brianne’s dream was to work on the water. Hailing from a small city in NH, Bri made her way up to the White Mountains every weekend. Hiking, kayaking, camping were just a few outdoor activities that sparked her interests. After graduating with a master’s in physical education and health education, Bri took a chance and moved to the Virgin Islands in search of a life of adventure and learning. Her passion for the beauty and serenity of ocean living landed Bri a job working day charters upon her arrival to the Virgin Islands in 2013. She has since worked as a chef and first mate in the term charter industry and can’t wait to show her guests the ins and outs of the Virgin Island son Better Days.

Cuisine

BREAKFAST

  • Huevos Rancheros with Beer Battered Avocado
  • Smoked salmon on fresh toasted bagels with crocket, red onion, capers and a herb cream cheese
  • Grand Marnier grilled grapefruit with toasted coconut, Spinach-Feta quiche
  • Crepes, mar Capone & ricotta and rum macerated strawberries
  • Chili tomato egg bake, pecorino Romano
  • Eggs benny, Serrano ham, home herbed biscuits, lemon hollandaise

LUNCH

  • Fresh Catch Ceviche, Avocado nachos
  • Shrimp Quesadilla, Goat Cheese, Pimento and Jalapeno Peppers
  • Panini pressed Caprese Sandwich, served with Cucumber Salad
  • Zucchini Flatbread Tarts with Balsamic Reduction
  • Pecan Crusted Chicken Skewers with Basil Mustard, Fresh Peppers and Onions
  • Mahi Mahi tacos with lemon coleslaw, pink chili mayo, black beans

APPETIZERS

  • Bourbon Baked Brie
  • Asian Chicken Salad in Wonton Cups
  • Snow Pea wrapped Shrimp with curry cocktail sauce
  • Applewood Bacon- Wrapped Scallops
  • Mini Sweet Potato and Ham Biscuits
  • Parmesan Puffs

DINNER

  • Firecracker Salmon Filets with thai chili and ginger glaze
  • Grilled Sword Fish, roasted rainbow carrots, mashed potatoes
  • Skirt steak, Grilled Asparagus, red potatoes
  • Fresh Catch lobster, crispy blue cheese brussel sprouts, brown rice
  • Eggplant Parmesan, with Radish, Squash and Zucchini Pasta

DESSERT

  • Homemade Chia Pudding
  • Key Lime Pie
  • Crème Brûlée
  • Almond Peach Blueberry Crumble
  • Cashew Nut Cheesecake
  • Cocoa Banana Phyllo Cups
Amenities

AMENITIES

  • Air conditioning and fans
  • Swim platforms and heated deck showers
  • Watermaker and generator
  • Sat TV in salon
  • Web based movies and music
    Wifi onborad
  • Cockpit icemaker
  • Barbeque

WATER FUN

  • 14′ rigid inflable boat w/40 hp engine
  • Adult and kids water skis
  • Snorkel gear
  • Doughnut
  • Beach games
  • 2 person kayak
  • Light fishing gear
  • Underwater camera

SPECIFICATIONS

Model: Lagoon Catamaran
Year: 2012
LOA:  50′
Beam: 28′
Draft: 5′
Engines:  2 x 75 hp
Flag:  USA

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Epic Yacht Charters
Average rating:  
 4 reviews
Aug 3, 2019
by July 2019 Charter Guests on Epic Yacht Charters
Best Vacation

As a busy family of four (kids ages 13 and 11) who likes to travel a lot – we rarely have time to sit down and write a review. In this case, we felt it absolutely necessary to let you know about our recent trip aboard Better Days. You are in good hands with the Captain. His sailing and island knowledge are impressive and it’s easy to see his genuine love and passion of all things outdoors related. His attention to detail is second to none. He proved to be very safety focused in every aspect of boating from sailing, to driving the dinghy and pulling our daughters wake boarding. He also planned our stops at Willy T’s and Soggy Dollar accordingly to avoid the rowdy drinking crowds that both places attract at times in order to ensure the best experience for our entire family. As recently certified divers and having expressed an interest in doing quite a bit of diving on our trip, he did not let us down. We would mention diving and before we knew it he had a spot picked out and had our dive gear set-up ready to go. He took the time to research the dive spot and brief us to be sure it met everybody’s comfort and skill level as well as personal expectations. During each dive, he kept a close eye on us all and pointed out ocean life that we would have otherwise missed. He took his role as dive master seriously and it was very much appreciated as it put us all at ease and allowed us to enjoy each dive to its fullest. It is also worth noting that his navigational skills under water are top notch as after every dive we would come right back to the mooring line. When asked on the first night of our trip what we hoped to do, learning to sail was near the top of the list. He took time to explain the basics and the ways in which the wind affects the sails and how one must adjust accordingly. Much to our delight, we were given an opportunity to raise and lower the sails a time or two. His patience and sincere passion for showing us all things both under and above the sea made for a remarkable trip. The chef surpassed any and all expectations of meal preparation, presentation and flavor. Our family was able to try new foods and experience comfort food in new and exciting ways thanks to her expertise. She was very flexible with us on meals and even went off her prepared meal plan one night to try her hand at making cauliflower wings for us. Our youngest daughter loves to cook/bake and she was such a sweetheart allowing her to help in the kitchen. When we had oranges for a snack one day our daughter mentioned how she’d love to try to make chocolate covered orange peels when we got home. Moments later and much to our surprise and our daughter’s utmost joy, She had a recipe pulled up and the girls were making them to serve with ice cream for dessert that evening. She was an amazing guide of our snorkeling adventures and for our on shore excursions - from hiking up the hills of Salt Island, walking on the beaches of Cooper Island, touring the Baths of Virgin Gorda, and exploring the Bubbly Pool - her enthusiasm and sense of adventure created memories that will last a lifetime. Both Captain & Chef are such a sweet and warm hearted couple who have contagious smiles and evident passions for living their best lives. Our trip was made complete by having them as our crew. Together they work seamlessly and make for a first-class experience. The boat was kept immaculate 24/7. It is easy to see that both the Captain & Chef treat the boat as if it were their own. Impressively, they went about and kept the boat neat and tidy without us noticing it. While we were eating our breakfast, or out enjoying the morning sun on paddle boards, kayaks or on the deck of the boat, our beds were being made, showers and bathrooms cleaned, and towels were replaced. When we would wake up in the morning the boat was as spotless as the first day we boarded. From the bottom of our hearts, we would like to say THANK YOU to the yacht & crew for sharing with us the best vacation we could have ever dreamed of! We look forward to hopefully joining them both again soon for another trip around the (Leeward) islands.

Jun 3, 2019
by April 2019 Charter Guests on Epic Yacht Charters
Wonderful Experience

Thank you so much for the wonderful experience and we know many more “Better Days” to come. The food was amazing, the guided tours made the experience so much greater, our dream of sailing and being in the beautiful Caribbean Islands fulfilled. Our family is very appreciated to your wonderful service, kindness, and training to sail. See you soon. Enjoy the charters until we are back.

Mar 11, 2019
by March 2019 Guests on Epic Yacht Charters
Fantastic Week

We had a fantastic week vacationing on Better Days was awesome...considerate, thoughtful, and fun. We snorkeled, hiked, paddle boarded, kayaked, went scuba diving, sight seeing, sailed and wakeboarded. The chef cooked us amazing meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The chef's food was delicious. The crew made this one of our best family vacations. We can’t wait to come back

Jun 11, 2016
by June 2019 charter guests on Epic Yacht Charters
Every Moment Was Exciting!

Every moment on this trip was exciting. The views of the BVI were spectacular and breathtaking and we never once felt seasick. This was a dream come true and would recommend it to anyone. We tell all our friends about this trip and can't stop talking about it. On a scale of 1-10, we'd give this trip a solid 10. Our captain and chef were incredible as well, and we left feeling like old friends.

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