Port To Vino – Catamaran
Space & Luxury
- 58 foot Fountaine Pajot sailing catamaran
- Accommodates 6 adults or 8 guests including children
- 1 king cabins and 3 queen cabins
- SCUBA diving available
Port To Vino is a 2016 Fountaine Pajot 58 foot catamaran. The spacious upper deck is topped off with a giant flybridge with seating for all guests to enjoy the view while sailing. There are 2 loungers near the front of the yacht and 2 loungers in the cockpit to relax with a book while enjoying the Caribbean fresh air. The cockpit has a large couch and spacious seating for all meals at the table while eating under the stars. Port To Vino’s crew is Captain Jeff and Chef/Mate Caitlin. After traveling throughout Thailand, Central America and Fifi as dive instructors, Jeff and Caitlin began chartering in the BVI. Jeff is excited to show you quiet anchorages for world class snorkeling and Caitlin’s infectious energy and passion about food will make your charter EPIC!
*For Rates, see PRICING Tab below – Holiday weeks may differ, please enquire!
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Our charter was one of the best vacations we have ever done. The personal touches by the crew made it a great event. The marine knowledge made a big difference during snorkeling-every time was very unique. The chef was great and put special touches on each meal. The captain was very focused on safety, but he also was so much fun and made great drinks. We can't wait to charter again!
Just got back from an AMAZING week on Port to Vino! The boat is incredible and gorgeous, and Captain Jeff and Chef Caitlin are absolutely wonderful!! We sailed, snorkeled, dived, hiked and bar hopped our way around the entire BVI -- even got to swim with dolphins -- all while enjoying Caitlin's amazingly delicious, fresh from scratch meals and Jeff's specialty cocktails. Port to Vino was spacious, comfortable, incredibly well appointed and tastefully decorated. Jeff and Caitlin even arranged a spectacular tour with BVI Adventure Tours for us when they found out we had a gap day before flying out. I cannot possibly recommend it more highly. A truly unforgettable experience!!
The crew were great, very professional and lots of fun. They interacted perfectly with our group. The boat is amazing and perfectly maintained. Food was awesome and made from scratch daily. We had several restaurant owners on board; all were impressed!
What a privilege to spend a week on Port To Vino. We are grateful and loved the BVI. The trip was among our best food experiences ever with no better place to do it.
Ann and I just got back from a week aboard Port To Vino...The crew are head and shoulders superior to any crew that we have ever had. The boat is beautiful and we really enjoyed the added features of the blue underwater lights for the dinghy and really cool lounging bolsters for the trampoline. The chef has a remarkable ability to create complex and subtle flavors which add several layers of depth to her meals. Every happy hour Captain served us a different cocktail creation, all of which were perfectly light and refreshing, and none of which I (a semi-professional drinker) have ever tasted (the setting...at anchor lounging on the new bolsters under the new fore deck shades...certainly doesn't hurt the taste of the cocktails!) . The crew could draw a map of the details of every dive spot from memory and they have a deep fund of knowledge about of sea life and fish behavior. Every morning they had made the beds, cleaned the bathrooms and done some sort of magic folding the towels into animal shapes...before we had finished breakfast...we called her the housekeeping Ninja. All that on top of having delightful personalities! The crew are real pros. They make the experience aboard Port To Vino is something very special.
- Air conditioning and fans
- Swim platforms and heated deck showers
- Watermaker and generator
- Free Broadband Wifi Internet Access
- Digital Flat screen TV in saloon
- iPod docking station
- Cockpit icemaker
- 13’ rigid inflatable boat w/40 hp
- Adult water skis
- Wakeboard & doughnut
- 2 Sea Doos
- 2 Stand up paddleboards
- Floating mats & floating island
- Snorkeling gear
- SCUBA diving please inquire
Model: Fountaine Pajot Catamaran
CAPTAIN JEFF & CHEF/FIRST MATE CAITLIN NICHOLS
Joining Port to Vino for the 2018-19 season, Jeff and Caitlin are a talented and delightful young couple who have been running crewed charters in the BVI since 2014 and before that worked in the BVI dive industry for two years. They know every nook and cranny in the Virgin Islands, above and below the water, and they know what it takes to run superlative charters.
Both Caitlin and Jeff are dive instructors with world-wide experience and are trained emergency first response/AED instructors.
Captain Jeff has a USCG 100 ton Masters license with sail and towing endorsements. Jeff is a graduate of the University of Mississippi with a political science degree and he is an SSI Advanced Open Water Dive Instructor and a PADI IDC Staff Instructor.
Caitlin is a fabulous chef with a family catering background. She has been cooking all her life and can accommodate a wide variety of dietary restrictions. She has a B.S. degree in Marine Science and Ecology from Rutgers University and is an expert in marine life. She loves to guide guests on snorkel excursions and teach them about aquatic life. Caitlin is an SSI Open Water Instructor and a PADI Open Water SCUBA instructor.
Jeff and Caitlin take sailing vacations aboard Port to Vino to a new level!
Parfait with homemade granola, Greek yogurt, wild berry compote
Southwest egg cups with sausage, pepper, and cilantro
Caribbean French toast made with fresh challah bread
Lobster eggs Benedict on homemade English muffins
Freshly baked cinnamon rolls
Pork tenderloin souvlaki with roasted garlic tzatziki and fresh made flatbreads
Beef or black bean burger sliders on homemade brioche buns with sweet potato fries
Chicken satay skewers with Vietnamese noodle salad and peanut sauce
Blackened fish tacos with mango salsa and avocado crema
Southwest quinoa salad with chili-lime shrimp
Roasted butternut squash sandwich on rosemary focaccia with feta and caramelized onions
- Lobster rangoon with sweet chili dipping sauce
- Curry roasted chick peas
- Tuna tartare with avocado and cucumber
- Homemade cassava chips with assorted sauces
- Fresh mozzarella on toasted baguette topped with ginger tomato chutney and boat-grown basil
- Patatas bravas
- Homemade soft pretzel bites with spicy cheddar cheese sauce
Herb encrusted lamb chops with sweet pea risotto, roasted carrots and a lemony mint drizzle
Citrus lobster salad with avocado, orange and grapefruit segments, mango, fresh greens, and a citrus champagne vinaigrette
Asian sticky ribs with sesame broccoli and wasabi parsnip puree
Honey balsamic pork tenderloin medallions with shallot green beans and a Hasselback potato
Mahi en Papillote with couscous and a fresh tomato salad
Lemon cheesecake mousse with fresh blueberries
Croissant bread pudding
Key lime pie with candied lime rind
Mixed berry cobbler with Tahitian vanilla ice cream
Chocolate lava cake with raspberry coulis
Gluten-free, vegetarian, soy-free, nut-free and egg-free diets gladly accommodated
|Season||2 Pax||3 Pax||4 Pax||5 Pax||6 Pax||7 Pax||8 Pax|
|Winter 2019 to 2020||$20,000||$22,000||$24,000||$25,000||$26,000||$27,000||$28,000|
*Please enquire about increased rates for Holiday weeks and other destinations
- 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
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