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SEA ESTA

$34,050- $37,800/ per Week Plus Expenses

Sail crystal clear waters, snorkel coral reefs, explore uninhabited islands, or just relax to another beautiful sunset. Sea Esta offers the best in large, open decks and spaces for lounging, including a comfortable indoor salon, a breeze-filled flybridge with seating for 10, and the fun forward netted space to experience sailing firsthand. Sea Esta accommodates 10 guests in five staterooms. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms, air conditioning, and hanging closets. Part of the yachts unique layout includes two queen cabins on the main deck, each with access to a semi-private patio. The stairway down to the starboard side of the yacht brings you to two spacious queen cabins. The stairway down to the port side aft brings you to the fifth cabin which offers two twin beds. This room is excellent for siblings, teenagers, friends, or adults who prefer their own bed. *Crew occupy the forward queen cabin on port side, but can relocate to the double twin cabin upon request. Please give advanced notice to your Crew if requesting all 5 queen cabins

Accommodations

The five guest staterooms each offer private en-suite heads and shower stalls. Beds include memory foam mattress toppers and memory foam pillows with cooling gel inserts. Each stateroom has a hanging closet and drawers for clothing.
Upper cabins 60x79 each

Bed Measurements in inches:
Lower fwd cabins 58x79 each
Two bed cabin (port aft lower) 29x78 each
Lower stbd aft cabin 58x79

  • Cabins

    5

  • Queen(s)

    5

  • Showers

    5

  • Wash Basins

    5

  • Heads

    5

  • Electric Heads

    5

Amenities

  • Helipad

    No

  • Deck Jacuzzi

    No

  • Air Conditioning

    Full

  • Sun Awning

    Yes

  • Hammock

    Yes

  • Wind Scoops

    No

  • Bimini

    Yes

  • Hair Dryers

    Yes

  • Wheelchair Access

    No

  • Helipad

    No

  • Deck Shower

    Yes

  • Stabilizers

    No

Onboard Entertainment

  • Salon Stereo/Music

    Yes

  • Board Games

    Yes

  • Sat TV

    No

  • iPod/MP3 Hookups

    Yes

  • DVDs/Movies

    Yes

  • CDs/Music

    Yes

  • Gym Equipment

    No

Water Entertainment

  • Snorkel Gear

    Yes

  • Wakeboards

    No

  • Kayaks - 2 Man

    No

  • Floating Mats

    Yes

  • Beach Games

    Yes

  • Fishing Gear

    Yes

  • Under Water Camera

    Yes

  • Under Water Video

    Yes

  • Stand-up Paddle

    3

  • Sea Bobs

    No

  • Sea Scooters

    No

  • Dinghy

    15'

  • Dinghy HP

    50HP

  • Dinghy pax

    12

  • Swim Platform

    Yes

  • Boarding Ladder (Loc/Type)

    Aft

  • Fishing Gear Type

    Light Tackle

Others

Recent Upgrades:

New Air Conditioning system
New Flybridge lighting
New Fusion Stereo System with speakers throughout & Bluetooth capability.

Scuba Diving

  • Scuba

    Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only

  • Air Compressor

    Not Onboard

  • License Info

    -

Technical Details

  • Ice Maker

    Yes

  • Generator

    Yes

  • Elevators

    No

Charter Types

  • Special Diets

    Yes

  • Kosher Diets

    No

  • BBQ

    Yes

  • Gay charters

    Yes

  • Nudist Charters

    Inq

  • Crew Smokes

    No

  • Pets Onboard

    No

  • Guest Pets Allowed

    No

  • Children Allowed

    Yes

Green Initiatives

  • Make drinking water tested for purity

    Yes

  • Re-usable water bottles

    Yes

  • Other Green Initiatives

    Organic/Locally Grown Produce When Available. SPF 50 Reef Safe Sunscreen, Shampoo, Conditioner, and Body Wash provided for guest use.

Rates

Minimum Maximum
$34,050 $37,800
Available
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Captain

Name

Terrance (Bubba) Gainan

Nationality

US

Crew

Name

Ally Hansen

Name

Chef/First Mate

Nationality

US

Brief

Captain Bubba and Chef Ally form a dynamic maritime team with deep-rooted connections to the ocean. Bubba's lifelong passion for water sports and his extensive experience as a Charter Captain reflect his commitment to exploration and adventure. Ally’s adventurous spirit, coupled with her culinary prowess, adds vibrancy to their journey. With Bubba's navigational expertise and Ally’s culinary artistry, they continue to craft exceptional maritime experiences.


Bubba was born in the water. Surfing by the age of five, picking up a fishing pole shortly after and becoming fascinated with the ocean throughout his experiences. He bought a Hobie '16 before he even had his driver's license and was a state champion surfer for six years straight. The love and respect he has for the ocean is indescribably fascinating. He is a lover of life and people are drawn to the good energy he brings along with him wherever he explores.

Bubba is an experienced and professional Captain that boasts a wealth of worldwide experience. A waterman at heart that loves to explore and guide the world. Ready for an adventure at all times. Health and Happiness are his two biggest motivators.


“Love City Local”, Ally was born in Maine and raised right here in St John USVI. Ally shares her true passion, love, and knowledge for these islands with each one of her guests. As a certified sailing instructor, she strives to share those same experiences. Becoming a yacht chef has allowed her creative side shine and abilities grow.



10 Yacht Reviews

Chef Meghan

Meghan was extremely attentive to our every need. We appreciated her thoughtfulness and constant pursuit of our happiness. She is perfectly suited to the hospitality industry as she always made us feel at home on the boat. She always had a smile and a kind words. A very gracious and helpful host and eager to make our tummies happy & filled. You were a shining star of our week. Meghan, Thanks for the delicious gluten free meals, snacks and deserts. Your effort in providing me delicious meals is so appreciated. It was the best gluten free option that I have ever had on vacation. Your attention to detail and flavors were wonderful. Loved your pretty food.

Trip of a lifetime!

Chef Meghan Stuffed our bellies with three delightful meals a day and none were a letdown, Red snapper night was probably the best dinner we have had anywhere in the world. She uses locally sourced and environmentally conscious ingredients that serve as the basis for an enchanting story about the food before us. She also quickly adapts to even unstated preferences as her watchful eyes seek to maximize every element of her craft. We can’t thank you enough for the greatest food we’ve ever had! What an incredible week! Captain Igor and Chef Meg were the ABSOLUTE BEST! Had it not been for their combined local knowledge our trip would have been much different. The meals were fantastic and creative, which were welcomed after long days of exploring and enjoying the islands.

Incredible Duo

We were lucky to get Captain Igor & Chef Meg. They went above & beyond to help our group have the most relaxing time. Loved the hidden gems we got to see and cannot say enough about the breakfast egg rolls!

Outstanding Crew

We had an absolute outstanding week sailing the USVI with Captain Igor and chef Meghan. Our family of five spent six days aboard. Over the period of time we were able to snorkel, kayak, and hike in both and St. Thomas & St. John. Each day is truly up to you, you can either be active or just lay on a float reading a book and sun baking in the sun. The food was plentiful and over the top. Meghan treated us to wonderful meals all week long. No one ever left the table hungry that is for sure! We cannot say enough great things of both captain Igor, and have Meghan. They were so kind and gracious, and treated us like we were royalty. If you are thinking about seeing the USVI from a different vantage point (by sea as opposed to land), we would highly recommend it. This trip will be something my family and I will remember for the rest of our lives!

January 2024

Ally & Bubbah, I feel like I have known this crew forever. Their attention to details, safety, and fun are beyond what I imagined. Waking up every day to the sunrise, and spending days with an equal balance of relaxation and adventure was perfect! -Dean & Jo Ash

February 2024

Wow, wow, wow, is all I can say. Our trip was a reunion of 4 college friend couples. This trip offered us plenty of time to spend together, while also having space to feel like we could have time as a couple. Sea Esta was spacious, with plenty of room for everyone to be together, or be apart. Every meal was more delicious than the previous one, and Chef knew exactly how to meet everyone's preference of drinks and food. We loved the surf and turf from the grill, as well as the island inspired meals. The cocktail of the day, as well as personalized itineraries felt very special to us. Our crew knew just where to take us for the variety of preferences of our group. Island hiking, snorkeling quiet bays, watching the sunset atop the hills, and our own personal concert on the our last day were highlights. We loved the opportunities to relax on the lily pad and floats, as well as play board games around the table at night. This was a perfect setting for us to reconnect from our busy lives. The breeze atop the flybridge while open sailing listening to island music is a feeling I will long remember. I miss Sea Esta already. - Steve and Molly

Amazing Time

We have been on the Islands of St. Thomas and St. John before, but never around the islands on a crewed catamaran! What a treat to have the variety of adventures. Our crew was attentive to our desires to visit familiar spots (Maho Bay and Cruz Bay were must-stops), and surprised us with places we had never been. Having pizza delivered to our boat in Christmas Cove was unique. We snorkeled every day, seeing sea turtles and sting rays. We loved the balance of relaxing on the boat with a drink in hand, as well as visiting the petroglyphs and finding a cove to body surf on paddle boards. Our kids loved getting a chance to be at the helm under the supervision of the captain, and helping create napkin designs with Chef. Thank you for a wonderful trip. We will definitely be back to Sea Esta! -Hans and Mandy

February 2024

We chose Sea Esta to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary with our friends. It was perfect for our celebration. We were able hike to Anaburgh Sugar Mill, visit Windmill Bar from a short open-air taxi ride from Cruz Bay, and experience Lime Out floating taco bar. Our crew was ready with easy harbor drop offs in the rain, short cuts to hiking trails, and were ready to accommodate our requests with a smile. The food was always enough, as I went back for seconds several times for the amazing cuisine. Sea Esta was ready to sail the open ocean, or motor in the quiet coves. Hot tea and coffee in the salon was the homey feel we looked forward to in the morning. We have recommended Sea Esta to our other Michigan friends as a warm escape in the winter months, and hope to be back sooner rather than later. -Dirk and Jenn

March 2024

We have traveled quite a bit and this trip tops them all. We had the opportunity to charter a trimaran 20 years ago thinking nothing would match that experience, and this trip exceeded our expectations. The boat was comfortable with the ability for us to sleep in a cabin at salon level as we were nervous to go downstairs to our cabin. The food was outstanding, with a touch of island flare. The boat felt like home by the end of the first day. There was plenty of room for our family to spread out with the flybridge, bedroom patio seating, outdoor dining table, and front trampolines, which our grandchildren loved. We will definitely be back to Sea Esta! -Carl and Eunice Frey

March 2024

We have been on cruises before, which we love. After this trip, we may not ever cruise again. We loved the personalized attention and the care the crew took to insure our children were safe, happy, and having fun every day! Our kiddos ate foods they never would have eaten at home, and hiked trails that they talked about for days after we returned home. There was adventure around every corner, but relaxation if we chose. We saw the islands in ways that one can only reach by boat. Thank you Sea Esta for an unforgettable week! -John and Julie

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Guests 10

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Cabins 5

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Crew 2

Size / Year Built / Builder

58.00 Ft/2013

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Summer Area

Caribbean Virgin Islands (US/BVI), Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Virgin Islands (US)

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Winter Area

Caribbean Virgin Islands (US/BVI), Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Virgin Islands (US)

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