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The newest most customized Leopard 46′ Catamaran to offer crewed BVI yacht charters, Elixir provides the ultimate Caribbean sailing experience. Guests will appreciate the attention to comfort below decks, from the semi-walkaround beds with colorful bed lines to the leather salon couches. Elixir creates the feeling of being aboard a floating luxury hotel sailing between the best stops in a BVI sailing itinerary.
Still, the excitement and beauty is found outside,and guests will find themselves spending most of their time in the spacious outdoor cockpit seating area or in the forward trampolines during their Caribbean yacht charter.
Add a truly remarkable crew who love sailing and love sharing their favorite places in the BVI, and you see why Elixir is consistently one of the most requested catamarans in the Caribbean sailing vacation industry. Elixir really does have the formula for making Caribbean charters the magical memories of a lifetime.
Charter Catamaran Elixir Interior Description
Elixir provides accommodations for 6 guests in 3 luxurious staterooms. Each are beautifully appointed with dressing areas and en suite electric heads. There are “real” separate showers in the bathrooms, too!
A large aft cockpit features a bench area for relaxing during sailing or between snorkel stops. The table seats 8 comfortably, and is a popular place for gathering during the day and in the evening. The forward trampolines are also a great place to lie and watch the stars or relax and soak up the Caribbean sun while sailing between stops of a BVI yacht charter.
Combine this great catamaran with the perfect crew, and this is an unbeatable combination for unforgettable Caribbean sailing vacations. Captain Kevin enjoys introducing guests to places off the beaten path of the typical BVI itinerary such as Salt Island. Grab a jar when you go ashore to explore, and bring home your very own Caribbean Sea Salt!
Charter Yacht Amenities and Water Toys
12′ Dinghy with 25hp engine
Lots of Fishing Gear!
2 person Kayak
Stand Up Paddle board
Meet Your Crew: Captain Kevin and Chef/Mate Bri
Captain Kevin Williams, or ‘Captain K’, is a consummate sailor (not to mention endless fun!). Having grown up on the Great Lakes in Eastern Michigan, he followed his passion in the footsteps of his father and uncles by restoring boats, building boats and making long deliveries. With a background in Civil Engineering and boat mechanics, a 100-ton Master and having completed his International Leadership course, Kevin exemplifies all the qualities you want and expect in a competent Captain. He is passionate about meeting the needs and goals of guests, helping others learn and expand their knowledge of sailing and sharing his love of the Caribbean.
In addition to being an avid fan of all kinds of watersports, fishing and winter sports, Captain K is also musically talented. Most important of all: he is patient and kind and loves working with young people to help them become future caretakers of the sea.
Captain Kevin holds a 100 ton USCG master’s license and STCW.
Kevin holds a 100 ton USCG master’s license and STCW.
1st mate Brianne, (“Bri” for short) moved to the Virgin Islands from Manchester, NH with the idea of making a change from life on the mainland where she worked as a personal trainer for six years and in a school district for four years with many customer service positions along the way.
From the day Bri Arrived in the Virgin Islands she saw that this beautiful archipelago was a whole new world where she could continue to grow. From her first day on the water she realized she belonged there and nowhere else. Her love for the sea and sailing led her to take a position as 1st mate on a busy day sail catamaran showing passengers the beauty of the Virgin Islands.
With her previous experience and passion for culinary arts, Bri decided that becoming a charter chef was the next step towards her goal of a career on the water. Bri is excited to embark on a journey with guests that will allow her to combine her culinary skills along with her passion for sailing and sharing all of the magic the Caribbean islands has to offer. Bri grew up cooking for a family of three- She loves creating dishes for others and ensuring they enjoy the meals she has created. She enjoys the challenge of creating delicious meals to suit any one’s particular tastes and palette. Bri cannot wait to serve her specialties and is confident that her guests will enjoy each and every bite!
Brianne has a Masters degree in Physical health and education and an STCW 95 certification.
With Captain Kevin’s knowledge and experience navigating the waters of the US and British Virgin Islands, and Bri’s passion for hospitality and cuisine, the duo make the perfect team to show guests outstanding charter sailing vacations.
Sample Charter Menu
A Selection from Bri’s Galley
Standard Ship’s Bar
Soft drinks, sodas, water, beers & well drinks are available all day for your enjoyment.
Spirits Include Smirnoff and Stoli Vodka, Gordons Gin, Jack Daniels Bourbon, Souza Tequila, Cruzan Rum and an assortment of liqueurs.
Red & White Wines are served with dinner.
Beers include: Bud and Bud Lite, Coors Lite, Corona, Miller Let, Caribe and Presidente/Presidente Lite
Please remember to let the broker know your preferred brand. If you require premium wines or spirits not included in the above list, please let us know and we will be happy to put them on board for you but at an additional cost to the charterer.
What We Like
Elixir has been customized to enhance an already great charter boat. With full-boat inverter, extra indoor and outdoor refrigeration and freezer space and all the water toys you could imagine, she is guaranteed to make guests both comfortable and busy with fun!
Currently booked or requested dates:
|Date Start||Date End||Status|
|Jun 22, 2019||Jun 29, 2019||Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Saint John, USVI*|
|Jul 13, 2019||Jul 20, 2019||Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*|
|Jul 21, 2019||Jul 27, 2019||Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*|
|Jul 31, 2019||Aug 06, 2019||Hold: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*|
|Nov 07, 2019||Nov 14, 2019||Boat Show: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand|
|Dec 22, 2019||Dec 28, 2019||Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*|
Trip Of A Lifetime
So much to see and do, all of us have the same opinion: The trip of a lifetime! Thank you!
We Were Planning Our Return Before We Even Left
Thinking of cruising the British Virgin Islands on a captained boat? Stop thinking and start planning. Taking a vacation on the Elixir is an experience you will not soon forget. Recently, my husband and I accompanied by four land-lover friends boarded the Elixir on St. Thomas for a week long adventure to island hop the British Virgin Islands. My husband and I are seasoned sailors, who have sailed these islands many times. Yet, each of us were excited, anticipating our adventures in this tropical paradise.
We visited some of the touristy places that everyone should see. Among these gems included, The Bathes on Virgin Gorda, Foxy’s on Jost Van Dyke, scuba diving at the Indians at Peter Island and swimming in to experience a “Pain Killer” at The Soggy Dollar. We island hopped to more places than I can count, experiencing new places to swim and explore. When the winds cooperated, the captainhoisted the sails and cut the engine. We all relished in the beauty of our surroundings, the breeze at our backs, the sun’s warmth on our bodies and the freedom of sailing on tropical blue waters. It didn’t take long before we were each able to release the stresses that accompany daily life. We rejuvenated ourselves. The crew are easy going, fun loving people that felt more like family than new friends at our journey’s end. I can’t say enough about their welcoming demeanor and willingness to make our vacation memorable.
Elixir is a comfortable 46 foot catamaran. This vessel is very roomy and accommodating. It’s spacious areas are designed to make even the new sailor experience a relaxing and stressless sailing experience. As for our group, we were planning our return before we even left Elixir. We have returned home feeling relaxed, tanned, and richer for the friendships we made.
– Katie and Wayne Mauer
We Could Not Have Asked for Anymore
It’s the last day of an absolutely perfect holiday! We could not have asked for anymore! The itinerary, the food & the company could not be improved on!
The Best Family Vacation Yet
A wonderful family bonding trip. We are so thankful for our wonderful hosts. You made everything enjoyable from the delicious food, gorgeous beaches, New Years Eve bash in Trellis Bay, snorkeling excursions to even 9 foot swells! You even got Maddy to eat (: This will go down in our book as the best Family Vacation yet……I say that because we plan on coming back so that we can perfect our paddle board surfing AND we need to get to Anegada. Thanks for being an amazing crew, we loved hanging out with you!
We Highly Recommend This Trip to Friends
We had a FANTASTIC time on the Elixir. I think it was the most relaxing vacation we have ever had. The crew could not have been nicer, and we felt very well taken care of. The food was incredible. The boat was very comfortable and well-stocked for drinks. The captain was very knowledgeable about handling the boat, and he and the mate worked seamlessly together to handle everything. They took us to the best snorkeling and Happy Hour places and a wonderful restaurant on the beach on Anegada.
We will highly recommend this trip to friends. Thank you so much for helping us to put it together!
Captain Kevin Has a True Knack for This Line of Work!
The charter was totally awesome, and Captain Kevin turned out to be a wonderful surprise. He truly has a knack for this line of work, and as the week progressed we really encouraged him to play on his people skills (and his smile, which the ladies love) because they are his best assets.
His knowledge of the area and his efforts to find the best way to give us the experience we were after were welcome to all of us. We even “made” him invite his lady friend to meet us for dinner on our last night back at St. Thomas because we truly thought of him as a friend. Your boat is in good hands with Kevin. As a former owner of a 44′ Sea Ray Sedan Bridge, I watched as he treated and cared for everything aboard. His mechanical skills also came in handy when the gen-set sprang a leak, and he found a 2′ scrap of garden hose, 2 hose clamps and a wine bottle cork on Anegada to make the fix! As someone who used to have 150 employees, I’d keep him around for as long as you can!
I Have Never Laughed So Much!
Captain Kevin and Bri were the perfect crew for our group. Most of our group was in the middle age area with one exception of a 30 year old. We happened to travel at the time of the waves of the century -lol ! We had 8 to 10 foot waves or more the entire trip so we were not able to get to a few of the places we had planned on going to. It was a safety factor explained by Kevin and was appreciated by all. We traveled every day to a new site that he could get us into and spent the days in the sun and checking out the local sites. We did not miss what we were not able to get to.
Kevin and Bri were both very knowledgeable about the area and knew where to take us to have fun. The boat was clean as were the rooms. Plenty of room for our stuff. Every day while we were traveling we sat on top and looked forward to where we were going.
The food we had requested was at hand and was marvelously cooked by Bri. She really has a knack for putting food together and presenting it. I even tried food that I have never tried in my life like brussel sprouts! The way she cooked them made them tasty.
I have never laughed so much on a trip before and we embraced Kevin and Bri as part of our group.
Had an awesome time and looking forward to doing it again. I enclosed a pic of all of us when we were about to leave to head for home. Thanks for an awesome and unforgettable trip!
~Ann Thompson and Friends
We Did Everything We Wanted and Much, Much More!
Captain Kevin is fantastic; he is very skilled at his craft, professional and fun! It was so refreshing to have a captain that made us feel very safe while at the same time being a welcome member of the group and joining us in laughs! Kevin’s knowledge of the Virgin Islands helped us build such an enjoyable itinerary. We did everything we wanted and much much more!
It was an added bonus when we realized Kevin was a fisherman. We caught a bunch of fish in deep water going from island to island. We ended up keeping a grouper and mackerel to eat. Kevin was happy to fillet them for us (not one bone found!) and he had a restaurant cook and serve the fish to us with sides. It was such a delicious and memorable meal. The fishing just may have been the highlight of the trip for all four us, so much excitement and SO many laughs! Kevin went above and beyond in every way during our week. Even up to the last hour on our charter, when he made sure that we squeezed in what ended up being the best snorkeling of the trip. We were so appreciative to maximize the trip down to the last minute.
Elixir is clean, very well-maintained and has very comfortable accommodations below deck. Although we’ve only done an adults only trip aboard, my husband and I have talked about how appealing Elixir would be for our 3 children. Water toys combined with the ability to do something new each day, would make for an unforgettable family vacation.Our hope is to be lucky enough to repeat this trip annually. Trust me, before your trip is even over, you’ll be planning your next, you just can’t help it! Until next time….
~The Zentner Group
Elixir Yacht Charter Rates
|Rates are All Inclusive|
Additional Rate Details
CAPTAIN-ONLY RATE: $9,000
SLEEP ABOARD: $200 per cabin, 2 cabin minimum. Dinner ashore at client expense. Includes boarding after 4pm, welcome cocktail and breakfast the next morning.
2/$12,200 3/$12,550 4/$12,900 5/$13,250 6/$13,600
Includes: 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 3 dinners. Requires 3 lunches and 4 dinners ashore at client expense. Also see Local Fare option below.
LOCAL FARE MEAL PLAN:
2/$12,350 3/$12,775 4/$13,200 5/$13,625 6/$14,050
Includes: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 6 dinners. Requires 2 lunches and 1 dinner ashore at client expense.
New Year’s and Xmas Weeks: 10% premium
|Builder||Robertson and Caine|
|Children Age Limits||water safe|