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Playtime – Catamaran

Fun in the Sun

  • 56 ft sailing catamaran
  • Accommodates up to 8
  • 4 queen en-suite cabins
  • Winters in the Virgin Islands & Summers in The Grenadines

PLAYTIME is a 56 foot Lagoon catamaran with an amazing width of 31 feet giving stability and quality sailing.  She is the winner of the Best Multihull at the 2015 BVI Boat Show.

Lagoon pioneered the addition of the “fly bridge” which gives the yacht another level of space for guests to enjoy while sailing and at anchor. This area is completely covered with shade. There is also forward couch seating near the bow of the yacht to relax while sailing. Each of the 4 queen cabins have en-suite showers and dry heads. The master cabin offers its own entrance on the stern of the yacht.

*For Rates, see PRICING Tab below – Holiday weeks may differ, please enquire!

Pricing
Season2 Pax3 Pax4 Pax5 Pax6 Pax7 Pax8 Pax
Winter 2019 to 2020$23,500$24,250$25,000$25,750$26,500$27,250$28,000
Summer 2020$23,500$24,250$25,000$25,750$26,500$27,250$28,000
Winter 2020 to 2021$23,500$24,250$25,000$25,750$26,500$27,250$28,000
Summer 2021$23,500$24,250$25,000$25,750$26,500$27,250$28,000

Holiday offers

Christmas week: $36,000

*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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Crew

CAPTAIN PAUL AND CHEF/MATE ALICIA

Paul has had a love for life on the water since a very young age – sailing, surfing, free diving and competitive kite boarding. Being near or on the water has always been of great importance to him.

In 2014 Paul began his carrier as a charter captain which has brought him internationally offering crewed charters in Sweden, Italy, Greece, Croatia, the San Juan islands, Maine and the Caribbean. In 2016, Paul moved to the Virgin Islands to work as a full time captain aboard SV Pelican, a 58 foot catamaran, offering all inclusive dive sailing charters in the USVI and BVI. Having the Caribbean right off the back deck made for the chance to learn many of the locations for free diving, kiteboarding, hiking and all the fun activities that make a sailing trip a great adventure. Returning to the Mediterranean every summer Paul continues to grow his local knowledge of each location with a focus on Greece and Italy. His passion for the sailing life style and the ocean is infectious and he brings both excitement and experience to every charter.

He is also a well recognized teacher of outdoor photography and lighting. Paul happily shares his love for boating and photography as a captain who also can teach high-level photography to guests onboard in beautiful and remote locations.

Chef Alicia Fisher – Bio will be posted soon!

Cuisine

BREAKFAST

  • Made to Order
  • Daily: Fresh baked pastries, fruit platter, assorted yogurts, and cheese platter

LUNCH

  • Tarragon chicken salad sandwich with side roasted potatoes
  • Leek and pancetta quiche with garden salad and fresh-baked baguette
  • Lamb salad with tzatziki and Turkish bread
  • Deconstructed Nicoise salad with grilled tuna and fresh-baked baguette
  • Grilled duck breast with rocket salad and crispy garlic crostini’s
  • Prawn and crunchy vegetable green Thai curry with jasmine rice
  • Roasted pork loin ciabatta sandwiches with pesto and spinach salad

APPITIZERS

  • Yellowtail sashimi with pickled ginger dressing
  • Beef carpaccio with shaved parmesan and mustard dressing
  • Pumpkin soup with lime crème fraiche
  • Tomato Salad with caramelized balsamic onions, rocket, and goat cheese
  • Italian stuffed portobello mushrooms
  • Israeli salad
  • Fresh caught fish ceviche

DINNER

  • Herb-crusted French lamb rack with garlic mash, sautéed snow peas, and Béarnaise sauce
  • Shrimp Pad Thai with peanut sauce
  • Chicken roulade with sun-dried tomatoes and Italian herbs over wilted spinach
  • Cote de Boeuf with garlic mushrooms and sweet potato puree
  • Linguine con le Vongole
  • Pan-fried Denver sole with lemon butter and rice pilaf
  • Grilled lobster tail with lemon, parmesan, and asparagus risotto

DESSERT

  • Lemon posset with summer berries
  • Lavender oil and white chocolate crème brûlée
  • Cherry ice cream pie drizzled with red wine reduction
  • Chocolate mousse with Kahlua whipped cream
  • French strawberry pavlova
  • Chocolate-walnut brownie with homemade espresso ice cream
  • Kentucky bourbon pecan pie with scoop of vanilla ice cream (my speciality!)
Amenities

AMENITIES

  • Air conditioning and fans
  • Swim platforms and heated deck showers
  • TV/DVD player all cabins
  • TV/DVD player saloon
  • iPod dock
  • Board games
  • Camcorder
  • Cockpit icemaker
  • Barbeque

WATER FUN

  • 15′ inflatable rigid boat w/50 hp engine
  • Water skis – child
  • Banana boat & tube – towable
  • Snorkel gear
  • Floating Mats
  • 1-2 person kayak
  • 2-Stand up paddle boards
  • Swimming noodles
  • Light fishing gear
  • SCUBA diving rendezvous

SPECIFICATIONS

Builder: Lagoon Catamaran
Year: 2014
Length: 56′
Beam: 31′ 10″
Draft: 5′ 11″
Flag: BVI

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Average rating:  
 14 reviews
Jul 5, 2020
by March 2020 Charter Guests on Epic Yacht Charters
Trip Was Amazing

The trip was amazing. We all had boat loads-ha ha- of fun. The grandkids loved the crew as did we all.. They did their utmost to make the trip memorable and succeeded. The boat was amazing. We can't thank you enough for your last minute pull the catamaran out of the hat trick. They took us to places we remembered from our past trips and some we had not been to. All in all it was wonderful. The crew, the boat, the food- everything. Evenings after the kids went to bed when we weren't too tired ourselves, were chock full of games and drinks. Taboo, Pass the pigs, and a dice game the crew taught us brought on the laughs. Watching Jonah think he was steering the boat when it was on autopilot was hilarious. They had the grandkids write notes and put them in wine bottles and throw them overboard. We have videos and pictures to document our Island jaunts, including conch blowing with "The Pirate".

Mar 5, 2020
by March 2020 Charter Guests on Epic Yacht Charters
Postcard In Every Direction

Once we left harbor I realized the next 6 days would be a postcard in every direction. I like to be active and between scuba diving, wake-boarding, stand up paddle boarding, and kayaking I had plenty to do. Each day was checking out a new beautiful and quaint island. Each meal was incredible, not just decent. It was a great bonus to have WiFi and be able to FaceTime with my wife and kids. A week that sadly flew by...

Jan 26, 2020
by January Charter Guests on Epic Yacht Charters
Double Thumbs Up Experience

My week on Playtime exceeded any expectations I had. The crew were professional, friendly, extremely helpful and pleasant to be around. The cooking was A+. Any special dietary needs were worked with care and consideration. We had vegetarian and non-vegetarian and some gluten free eating . The boat comfortably slept 9 men and the crew! Sailing was a joy. The crew were also well experienced in the islands and were able to lead us to exquisite diving and snorkel spots. They were also superb diving instructors for first time divers like myself. On day four of our trip some of us swam out to a mother and baby dolphin that were passing by. The dolphins swam near us and circled around us for about 15 minutes. It was a definite highlight. The crew also had rapport with customs which made dealing with passports much easier and more efficient. It was an amazing week! My friends and I were taken great of by an experienced, kind, fun, and thoughtful crew! This was a Double Thumbs Up experience. 5 Stars!

Jan 6, 2020
by January Charter Guests on Epic Yacht Charters
Fabulous Experienc

In one word, our experience was fabulous. The crew fulfilled all our expectations, they were friendly, accommodating, knowledgeable and most of all, created just the right atmosphere for a wonderful vacation. Playtime was in tip top shape, clean and spacious, just the right size for three couples. If you remember, I was contemplating asking another couple to join us but you hinted that it would be best for three couples, and I am glad you did. The food was great, thanks to the chef for exceptional culinary skills. Every meal was tasteful, beautifully presented, and just the right amount.  As far as the itinerary, we told the crew what we were interested in (mostly snorkeling, diving, sailing and just relaxing) and they guided us to right spots. All of us felt that we will have to get back.

Jun 6, 2020
by February 2020 Charter Guests on Epic Yacht Charters
Boat Was Amazing

The boat was AMAZING! My wife shed real tears when we got off the boat and sail goodbye to the crew. We had the perfect week on the boat. We were so impressed with every aspect of the crew. Great captains, cooks, hosts, tour guides, dive instructors and now friends. Thanks for everything, it was perfect!

Nov 3, 2019
by November 2019 Charter Guests on Epic Yacht Charters
Best Vacation

I wanted to take some time to thank you again for the great trip we had a couple of weeks ago. It was by far the best vacation I have ever been on and I think everyone in our group feels the same way. your hospitality was greatly appreciated. You both did an excellent job handling our crazy group. Every meal you prepared was excellent. Every place you took us was a great time. Everybody in our group enjoyed spending time with you. I can't wait to do it again. A trip in the BVI with you guys makes coming back to the real world seem like a bad idea.

Aug 20, 2019
by August 2019 Charter Guests on Epic Yacht Charters
True Trifecta

I want to take a few short moments to convey my utter respect to the yacht and crew. Finding talent is hard and they are quite a find. Young and responsible Captains, Chefs and Dive Instructors. A true trifecta. Our family just returned from what can only be described as the trip of our lifetime. The crew exceeded all expectations. From diving to dining, to dingying we had a blast. We were treated with friendly hospitality, professional courtesy, mechanical mastery, safety stewardship and local lore. I would recommend them to any of my friends gladly and will.

Jul 23, 2019
by July 2019 Charter Guests on Epic Yacht Charters
Best Experience

My family could not imagine a better crew. After spending a week with them, we found them both to have mastered all aspects of piloting, cooking, tour guiding, and SCUBA/snorkeling. They both have an even temperament and connect with both children and adults equally. Their meal preparation for breakfast, lunch, hors d'oeuvres, dinner and desserts were amazing in terms of being original, taste and presentations and every meal was so much better than what we experience with even the finest restaurants on shore. They are both experts in leading underwater adventures and were able to find and show interesting marine life that we would have missed on our own. They worked so hard all day long to provide us with the best possible experience.

Jun 3, 2019
by May 2019 Charter Guests on Epic Yacht Charters
Could Not Have Been Better

The boat was wonderful and very comfortable. The crew could not have been better. About a 91 on the scale of 1-10. They were very competent handling the boat. The meals were great, well presented and more than enough. The diving was great and they are great instructors. The itinerary was perfect. Our best vacation very by far!

Apr 25, 2019
by April 2019 Charter Guests on Epic Yacht Charters
Recommend To All

I want to take a few short moments to convey my utter respect for whoever hired this crew. Finding talent is hard and they are quite a find. Young and responsible Captains, Chefs and Dive Instructors. A true trifecta. Our family just returned from what can only be described as the trip of our lifetime. The crew exceeded all expectations. From diving, to dining, to dingying we had a blast. We were treated with friendly hospitality, professional courtesy, mechanical mastery, safety, stewardship and local lore.I would recommend them to any of my friends gladly, and will. Please take a few moments to congratulate them on the excellent service and most-worthy seamanship they brought during our journey.

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Scuba

Scuba Diving Onboard

  • Gear included
  • 3 dives incl. per week for certified divers
  • Add. dives $25 per dive
  • Open Water Certification $350
  • Discover Scuba $150
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