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NUTMEG

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NUTMEG

     
Length: 50 ft
Builder: St. Francis
Year Built: 2008
Max Guests: 8
Cabins: 4
# Crew: 2
Beam: 26.25 ft
Draft: 4.2 ft
Base Port: Nanny Cay, Tortola
Ahoy! Welcome aboard Yacht Nutmeg! Looking for some exotic flavor? An escape to paradise? Live out your dream of the ultimate getaway aboard Nutmeg and put some spice in your life. Let Nutmeg and her crew sail you throughout the secluded islands, islets and cays of the BVI archipelago and other beautiful Caribbean islands. Discover white sand beaches, offshore reefs, famous shipwrecks and emerald green mountains. Enjoy your dream vacation sailing on a luxury catamaran to beautiful islands, enjoying tropical drinks, gourmet cuisine and beautiful sunsets with your favorite people.
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Accomodations:

8 guests in 4 cabins with private ensuite. 1 Master Cabin with Queen Bed and large ensuite. 1 Queen. 1 Double with 1 Single Pullman. Crew will move cabins if 5 PAX or more and the 4th cabin is needed.
The 4 primary cabins have dry heads.
NUTMEG is fully air conditioned through out.
Crew has a separate companionway, heads and shower.
Queens: 2
Double Cabins: 2
Pullmans: 1

Charter Yacht NUTMEG : 2008 50 ft St. Francis Catamaran

Scuba Diving

Scuba: Onboard
Resort Course: $150
License Info: Instructor
Compressor: Not Onboard
Divers: 6
Dives: 5
Dive Info:  
Guest must rent gear. We will assist in the process. Guest must pay for any tank fills through the week.

For any Down Island charters, diving is by rendezvous only please.

Charters Down Island: Rendezvous Diving
Dive Costs:  
Certified divers: No charge for up to 5 dives per week.
Resort Course: $150
Referral Course: $350
Any other instruction: Please inquire

Any dive fees to be paid to crew when on board.

Water Toys

Dinghy: 12 ft
Dinghy HP: 40
Dinghy Pax: 7
Adult Skis: Yes
Knee Board: Yes
Snorkel Gear: Yes
Tube: Yes
WakeBoard: Yes
PaddleBoard: 2
2 Man Kayak: 1
Float Mats: Yes
Swim Platform: 2
Boarding Ladder: Stern
Beach Games: Yes
Fishing Gear: Yes
Gear Type: 1 Trolling Rod; 2 Lg Casting R
# Fish Rods: 3
UnderWater Cam: Yes
Sail Instruct.: Yes
Other Toys:  
Dinghy has very stable boarding ladder

Entertainment

Internet: Onboard WIFI
BBQ: Yes
VCR DVD: Yes
Salon Stereo: Yes
Num DVD: Yes
Num CDs: Spotify wi
Board Games: Yes
 

Amenities

Voltages: 110
AC: Full
AC Night: Yes
AC Surcharge: NO
Special Diets: Yes
Kosher Diets: Inq
Nude Charters: Yes
Guest Smoke: Transoms only pls
Crew Smokes: No
Guest Pet: No
Children?: Yes
Min Age: None
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Crew Profile

Max and Whitey (Maxine and John White) have a long history as one of the most successful couples in the charter industry. Whitey is originally from Perth, Australia and Max from Utah but they have made ‘the Caribbean’ their home. After arriving on their cruising boat to get married at Cane Garden Bay, Tortola, they began their chartering career. They have hosted guests on large catamarans in the Virgin Islands, down the island chain and even a few years of ‘adventure chartering’ in the San Blas Islands of Panama and in Belize. The most recent years have been on a private yacht exploring the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Cuba and Belize. They are excited to now be returning to the beautiful British Virgin Islands where chartering began for them.

CAPTAIN John 'Whitey' Whitey takes the helm of Nutmeg as he sails you around the islands. He knows all of the anchorages intimately and will customize the itinerary to the guest preferences. Whitey's primary goal is to make sure his guests on Nutmeg have the best vacation in their life. He holds a RYA Yacht Master Ocean license and has been a PADI Dive Instructor for 24 years. Whitey has a passion for teaching, whether it be snorkeling or scuba diving, or introducing people to anything regarding life on a boat. At night you can expect more entertainment with interesting ‘Whitey stories’ of his many travels while being served his famous cocktails.

CHEF Maxine White
Originally from the land-locked state of Utah, Maxine had never been sailing until she met Whitey in San Francisco. She quickly took to it and before long she quit her job in the San Francisco Financial District to sail away under the Golden Gate Bridge with Whitey. Many sea miles later they were married at Cane Garden Bay, Tortola. Max has since completed over 45,000 blue water miles.
First Mate and Chef Max brings her years of extensive traveling to inspire her meal preparation on Nutmeg. Max likes to use local and fresh ingredients when she prepares her culinary specialties. In past charter boat shows, she has won awards with her Tamarind Duck! Max is also an avid diver as a PADI Dive Master for over 20 years. She especially likes to show guests all the special spots in the Virgin Islands.

While sailing on a Nutmeg charter you can expect to have a specialized and relaxing sailing vacation!

John White License and Certificates:
- Royal Yachting Association, Yacht Master Ocean
- PADI Dive Instructor since 1994
- St. John Senior First Aid
- Red Cross Senior First Aid
- STCW 95: Personal Survival Techniques; Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities; Fire Fighting; First Aid and CPR
- 30+ years electrical contracting with licenses held in California, South Carolina and Western Australia

Maxine White Certificates
- Certificates Culinary Institute of America, United States Personal Chef Assoc.
- PADI Dive Master since 1992
- STCW 95: Personal Survival Techniques; Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities; Fire Fighting; First Aid and CPR
- Red Cross Senior First Aid
- Bachelor of Science, Human Resource Management, Westminster College

Rates

SEASON: 2 Guests 4 Guests 6 Guests 8 Guests
Winter 2019 to 2020$16,800 $16,800 $17,500 $18,900
Summer 2019$15,120 $15,120 $15,750 $17,010
Summer 2020$16,800 $16,800 $17,500 $18,900
Winter 2020 to 2021$16,800 $16,800 $17,500 $18,900
Terms: All Inclusive
Turn Around: 48 hours
Preferred Pickup: Tortola
Other Pickup: Red Hook +$300


Price Details:

Xmas / New Years
Xmas week - Up to 8 guests: US$20,790
New Yeas Week - Up to 8 guests: US$21,700


HALF BOARD: Includes 7 Breakfast, 4 Lunches and 3 Dinners on Nutmeg. Savings of $175 per person. Client eats ashore at their expense for 3 lunches and 4 dinners. Ships Bar is included.

CHILD DISCOUNT: $250 off per child for children who are 10 and under at time of charter. 2 children Maximum. Minimum of 6 Night Charter. (Pro-rate discount for 6N charter of $214 reduction for 6 night.)

SLEEP ABOARD: Sleep aboard the night before charter dates. $250 per cabin, minimum 2 cabins, includes boarding after 4 pm, welcome cocktails and canapés and continental breakfast the next morning. Dinner the night of sleep aboard to be taken ashore at client expense.

FOR 4 COUPLES REQUIRING 4 EQUAL SIZE CABINS: CREW WILL MOVE FORWARD TO THE CABIN THAT IS ACCESSED FROM THE FOREPEAK.

Charters outside the Virgins:
Regardless of whether or not a vessel may or may not include taxes in the vessel's listed charter fees for Virgin Islands charters, in general, no fees, port dues, nor taxes are included in the charter fee for any charter outside the Virgin Islands unless otherwise agreed.

Rate Terms:

All Inclusive.Cruising Permit: Paid by BoatLicenses: Paid by Boat


All rates are for the entire yacht and are subject to change without notice prior to actual reservation.
An additional premium maybe applied for Holiday Periods such as Christmas and New Year.

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Reviews

Early May, 2019, guests aboard catamaran NUTMEG wrote:

Food & Drink? 5 Star!
Planning the charter? We were incredibly happy to have the expertise of Whitey and Max's knowledge to plan the amazing itinerary.
What you liked most? So many things! The amazing attention to detail, Max and Whitey's warm and outgoing personalities, the PADI instruction, always feeling safe during the instruction, the food! Totally 5 star and beautifully presented.
The captain: 10+++ The chef: 10+++
We are a family of 5 with extensive travel experience. We all concluded this was a trip of a lifetime.

Guests aboard NUTMEG in early March, 2019 (they called themselves the Salty 7!) wrote:

Spicing up the BVI - ship faced, nauti and a little dinghy!'  
Max and Whitey: there are no words to describe what a wonderful time we had. You are the best! Mary and DavidCaptain Whitey and Max: You have been fabulous! Thank you for the memorable week in the BVI.  And those meals! So great!  
Margret & MikeDear Max and Whitey: Thank you so much for a trip of a lifetime. You have set the bar for any other charters for us in the future.. and good luck to anyone you attempts to compare. Hoping to be friends for a long time. Deb & Steve

salty7/

And the same "Salty 7" wrote to their broker:
Charterer's name: Holmes

Boat's name: Nutmeg
Upon arrival the boat was clean: Yes
The boat was tastefully presented and decorated: Yes
Upon arrival the boat was immaculate: Yes
Captain Whitey arrange for a taxi from the airport and met us at the dock.

Was the boat kept clean during the charter? Yes
Was all advertised equipment on board? Yes
Was the equipment in good condition? Yes
Any toys particularly enjoyed:
My husband is a recent amputee. Captain Whitey and Max took him snorkeling and diving for the fist time since his foot amputation.
Comments-was the boat comfortable: Every thing exceeded our expectation.
The captain was outgoing: Yes - The captain was professional: Yes - The captain was friendly: Yes
Comments-captain: Captain Whitey and Chef Max were FABULOUS.
Did you feel free to choose each day's activities? Yes
Please describe the meals: PERFECTION!!!!! Everyday was a wonderful surprise.
Were specifically requested drinks on board? Yes
Did the meals reflect your requested preferences? Yes
The cook was outgoing: Yes - The cook was professional: Yes - The cook was friendly: Yes - The cook was eager to please: Yes

Comments-were our descriptions accurate?
Emphasize more how great Captain Whitey and Max are to their guests. 

Past guests with Capt. Whitey and Chef Max wrote:

March 2011

It was possibly our best vacation! Certainly it ranked right up there. Whitey and Max are really a special crew, really great people with whom we all bonded very quickly. They go out of their way to make everyone feel at home in their home. We all loved it and thank you so much for gently nudging me to choose them.

T. Boyd
January, 2011We have such great memories of our trip. Thank you so much for making the trip so great. J. Ivie
December, 2010We had such a great time. Thanks to all of you for making it so special.Even the boys agreed that it was one of our best vacations! E. Amari
February, 2010You guys are definitely the greatest !!!  
Please know that our experience with you on our charter vacation is one of the finest experiences I've had in my lifetime [and I've had the opportunity to do a lot. I thank God for our 6 days with you guys and for having had the opportunity to meet each of you. I can't tell you how many people have inquired of us about our experience. Of course everyone is envious. Margie tells everyone " on a scale of 1 - 10, this trip was a 15. D. Green

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