Are you ready for a fun yacht charter holiday sailing the Caribbean aboard a Fountaine Pajot, Orana 44 catamaran? Mari’s Leonardo has three separate cabins, each with a separate head and shower. Large double berths in each cabin will allow three (2) couples or 4 guests.
Mari’s Leonardo is the perfect yacht for captain-only charters – at an amazing price. Captain Steve is an ASA sailing instructor, so if you have always dreamed of getting your sailing certifications, you can combine the Caribbean yacht charter vacation of a lifetime with a sailing school. By the end of your trip, you will be certified and ready to rent your own bareboat charter or set sail on your own yacht! Mari’s Leonardo is an ideal yacht to charter if learning to sail is on your agenda.
Toys and Yacht Charter Amenities
2 StandUp Paddle boards
Rainy day games
Meet your Captain!
Captain Steve holds a 100 Ton USCG Captain’s license as well as an ASA Instructor’s credential and is also an ASA Instructor Qualifier.
Steve’s long sailing history started in Kentucky, then the West coast, where he still owns and sails his Islander 28 sloop. Having delivered boats up and down both the West and East coasts for years, he decided on catamaran sailing and had Mari’s Leonardo built in France and sailed it from the West coast of France to Annapolis, then onto the Bahamas and finally into the BVI, USVI, and West Indies chain.
Steve’s charter philosophy is based on the belief that the guest’s needs are of the utmost importance and everyday aboard Leonardo he is committed to not only meeting those needs, but exceeding expectations in every way.
Steve’s wife Mari, whom the boat was named after, also is an avid sailor with an ASA certification. She sometimes will accompany Steve on charter. Leonardo, the second half of this cat’s namesake was their big red-haired golden retriever… oh, Mari is also a tall red-headed gal.
Steve and Mari are both experienced in the service industry. Mari is presently a flight attendant and Steve is a semi-retired entrepreneur of a NW real estate management firm. Both have been sailing for many years and now have realized a new lifestyle where they share the fun of sailing and teaching with others. Steve and Mari extend a warm welcome and eagerly await the opportunity to deliver the most, fun-in-the-sun sailing adventures.
What We Like About This Yacht
This is the perfect charter yacht for a learn to sail adventure during which guests can become ASA certified. Captain Steve is not only an excellent and personable instructor, his catamaran, a newer model Fontaine Pajot, provides a luxurious yacht charter platform for guests to relax and appreciate the true joy of sailing.
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Additional Rate Details
Please inquire for 6 guest rates and availability
Christmas and New Year’s weeks add 10%
Guests can get ASA certification during the charter for an additional fee. The certification process is 7 days. It is recommended that ASA 101 (basic keelboat) be obtained prior to the charter. Sailing instruction could cover ASA 103, 104 and Catamaran 114
ASA RATES: $115 per course/per person plus one time $45 fee per student (for course materials)
Instruction: $200 per day
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