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Presented by DMA Yachting, the majestic 72' sailboat DRUMBEAT 1 is an exemplary yacht built by Irwin in 1985, with a significant refit completed in 2016. Perfectly marrying performance and comfort, she promises an unparalleled sailing experience in the British Virgin Islands, both in summer and winter seasons. With her spacious layout designed to comfortably accommodate up to 8 guests across 4 double cabins, each equipped with ensuite facilities, she is ideally suited for family holidays or small groups seeking a memorable adventure on the high seas.


The yacht is intelligently designed to maximize comfort, featuring 4 well-appointed double cabins. Each cabin comes with luxurious amenities and ensuite facilities, providing a private and serene retreat for all guests onboard. Air conditioning runs fully throughout the cabins, ensuring a comfortable environment.


  • 18' Dinghy with 115 HP engine, accommodating up to 12 guests
  • 1 Single Kayak - suitable for serene paddling experiences
  • Snorkeling Equipment - 10 full sets
  • Water Skis & Wake Board - for thrilling water sports
  • Beach Games - fun activities for ashore
  • Floating Mats - relaxation on the water
  • Large Swim Platform - easy water access


  • Salon Stereo & TV - Entertainment systems for relaxation
  • Onboard WiFi - stay connected even on the water
  • Deck Shower and Bimini - for comfort in open-air experiences
  • Barbecue Grill - for delightful meals aboard
  • Full air conditioning throughout the yacht
  • Swim Platform - ease of access for swimming and water activities


Captain Jeff Hurd brings over 30 years of sailing experience and a deep-rooted passion and knowledge of the Caribbean waters. Alongside him, Timmy Pate, a talented chef and first mate, complement your culinary journey with exquisite dishes ranging from local seafood to international cuisine. Their profound expertise and genuine hospitality ensure an unmatched sailing experience on DRUMBEAT 1.

Sample Menu

  • Breakfast: Eggs Benedict, Almond Stuffed French Toast, Peach Blintz, Custom Omelets
  • Lunch: Santa Fe Turkey Croissant Sandwich, Blackened Chicken Caesar Salad, Cheeseburgers in Paradise
  • Dinner: Stuffed Shrimp, Filet Mignon, Grilled Rack of Lamb, Swordfish, Pork Tenderloin
  • Desserts: Chocolate Turtle Tart, Lemon Almond Tart, Bananas Foster

Charter Terms

DRUMBEAT 1 is available for charter under Inclusive terms, which typically encompasses all meals, beverages, and fuel for up to a standard number of hours of engine operation per day. The charter fee does not cover marina fees, dockage, and taxes.


Sleeps 8 guests in four double cabins with ensuite heads.

Captain Only

Captained-Only: Up to 10 guests for $10,200, plus all running expenses.

What is the cabin arrangement of DRUMBEAT 1?

  • 4 Double cabins


  • Weekly price:
    $12,000 - $15,800

    Low Season | High Season

  • Length: 72'
  • # of Guests: 8
  • # of Cabins: 4
  • # of Crew: 2
  • Builder: Irwin
  • Built Year: 1985
  • Refit: 2016
Double Cabin
Double Cabin

DRUMBEAT 1 Charter Price Details

Season Name 2 guests 3 guests 4 guests 5 guests 6 guests 7 guests 8 guests 9 guests 10 guests 11 guests 12 guests
Summer 2023 $12,000 $12,000 $12,000 $12,800 $13,600 $14,700 $15,800 $0 $0 $0 $0
Winter 2023 to 2024 $12,000 $12,000 $12,000 $12,800 $13,600 $14,700 $15,800 $0 $0 $0 $0
Summer 2024 $12,000 $12,000 $12,000 $12,800 $13,600 $14,700 $15,800 $0 $0 $0 $0

DRUMBEAT 1 Yacht Charter Price

# of charter days Base Price APA (deposit for provisioning, fuel, docking fees, etc) Total Note
14 day charter 24,000$ to 31,600$ 4,800$ to 9,480$ 28,800$ to 41,080$ Discounts outside the main season are common.
7 day charter 12,000$ to 15,800$ 2,400$ to 4,740$ 14,400$ to 20,540$ Standard charter rate, base for all calculations.
3 day charter 6,000$ to 7,900$ 1,200$ to 2,370$ 7,200$ to 10,270$ The usual formula is the 7 day charter rate divided by 6, times the number of days (3).
Boat policy might differ.
12,000$ / 6 * 3 days = 6,000$

All prices are generated by a calculator and serve as a guide for new charterers. Any additional information of the Price Details section has priority over above. Availability is always subject to confirmation. Gratuity not included for it's discretionary character, usually 5%-25% of the Base Price.

Price Details

Price from: $12,000

High season rate: $15,800

Christmas week: Up to 8 guests - US$16,990
New Years week: Up to 8 guests - US$17,990

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.

Christmas week: Up to 8 guests - US$16,990
New Years week: Up to 8 guests - US$17,990

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.

Price Terms


DRUMBEAT 1 Yacht Charter Locations

Summer Season

Winter Season


Salon Stereo: Yes
Salon Tv: Yes
Sat Tv: No
Multimedia System: Yes
Nude: Yes
Books: 50
Crew Pets: No
Guest Pets: No
Camcorder: No
Number Dine In: 8
Water Maker: YES
Water Capacity: 1000
Ice Maker: Yes
Number Of Dvds: 1000
Board Games: Yes
Sun Awning: No
Bimini: Yes
Special Diets: Yes
Kosher: Yes
Bbq: Yes
Gay Charters: Yes
YachtNudeCharters: Yes
Hairdryers: Yes
Number Of Port Hatches: 12/10
Smoking: ON DECK
Crew Smokes: No
Children Ok: Yes
Generator: YES
Inverter: YES
Voltages: 110/12
Hammock: Yes
Windscoops: No


Guests: 8
Draft: 6
Helipad: No
Ac: Full
Ac Night: No
Built: 1985
Turnaround: 24
Cabins: 4
Double: 4
Showers: 4
Basins: 4
Heads: 4
Electric Heads:
Jacuzzi: No


BBQ: Yes
AC: Full
Generator: YES
Internet: Onboard WIFI


Layout of DRUMBEAT 1

More Specifications

Flag: US
Homeport: Virgin Islands
Resort Course:
Yacht Permit: 1
Yacht License: 1
Yacht Mca: 1
Yacht Insurance:

Diving Onboard

Number Of Dives: 7
Air Compressor: Not Onboard
Number Of Divers: 8
Dive Costs: Guests rent or bring all gear
Scuba On Board: Onboard


Fishing Gear:
Fishing Gear Type:
Deep Sea Fishing:

Green Initiatives

Green Initiative:
Reusable Bottles:
Other Green Efforts: Triple filtration water system on board. Because we make our own water, we really prefer to use the resuable water bottles.

Water Sports

Dinghy Size: 18 Ft
Kayaks 1 Pax: 1
Kayaks 2 Pax:
Dinghy Hp: 115
Floating Mats:
Dinghy Pax: 12
Swim Platform:
Water Skis Adult:
Boarding Ladder:
Water Skis Kids:
Sailing Dinghy:
Jet Skis:
Beach Games:
Wave Runners:
Kneeboard: No
Windsurfer: No
Snorkel Gear:
Underwater Camera: No
Scurfer: No
Underwater Video:
Wake Board:
Seabob: No
Sea Scooter: No

Other Entertainment

New Bose Surround Sound system, over 1000 plus movies for a wide variety of listening and viewing pleasure.
Defribulator on board for emergencies.


Crew Information

Captain: Jeff Hurd

Jeff Hurd and his chef/mate welcome you aboard DRUMBEAT 1 for the vacation of a lifetime!

Jeff hails from Colorado where he was born and raised. Jeff has a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology where he spent two years living with traditional cultures throughout the world. Before coming to the beautiful Caribbean, he held a faculty position at Colorado State University where he made documentary films for five years. He is the owner and captain of DRUMBEAT 1 and holds a 100 ton Master Mariners License. He is also a PADI certified scuba diver and private pilot. Jeff’s enjoys sharing with guests his extensive knowledge of the islands and his many adventures!
Captain Jeff and his crew are there to make your vacation aboard DRUMBEAT 1 the time of your life.

Jeff is joined by a professional mate and chef, as well as by "Pepper", a small coconut retriever.



Eggs Benedict - The season less classic topped with homemade hollandaise sauce and
served with home fries.

Almond Stuffed French Toast - Thick slices of cinnamon bread filled with almond cream
cheese, topped with a blackberry syrup, and served with hot bacon.

Peach Blintz
- Thin crepes filled with a blend of cheeses and juicy peaches, then drizzled with
fresh peach syrup.

- A three egg omelet made to order filled with whatever your little heart desires.


Santa Fe Turkey Croissant Sandwich
- A fresh baked croissant filled with
seasoned turkey, avocado, sprouts, and melted Swiss cheese.

Blackened Chicken Caesar Salad - A traditional Caesar topped with strips
of blackened chicken breast and served with Parmesan rolls.

Cheeseburgers In Paradise - Just like the song, served with homemade potato salad.

Stromboli - An Italian favorite, filled with pepperoni, sauted onions, peppers,
mushrooms and mozzarella cheese.


Stuffed Shrimp - Jumbo shrimp stuffed with crabmeat and topped with a Gruyere cream sauce.
Served over vegetable splashed Linguini.

Filet Mignon - Grilled to perfection. Filled with Gorgonzola, wrapped
in bacon, and topped with a compound butter.

Grilled Rack of Lamb - Topped with a roasted garlic and rosemary demi-glaze.
Served with parsley potatoes and snow peas in a lemon butter sauce.

Swordfish - Marinated in Italian dressing, grilled and topped
with a tropical mango salsa. Served with Basmati rice.

Pork Tenderloin - Oven baked and stuffed with figs, bacon, Provolone,
and fresh basil. Topped with cinnamon pear compote.


Chocolate Turtle Tart, Orange Poppyseed Cake, Ultimate Chocolate Cake,
Strawberry Souffl (yes on a boat), Lemon Almond Tart, Bananas Foster topped with Vanilla Ice Cream


    Price Terms: Inclusive

    Price from $12,000/week

    High season $15,800/week

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