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KAI Yacht Description

KAI yacht is a 70.00 ft long sailboat monohull and spends the summer and winter season in British Virgin Islands. It was built by Wellington in 1983. A refit was done in 2017. The yacht layout features 3 cabins and accommodates 6 guests. The cabin arrangement is following: 2 queen cabins, 1 twin cabin.

The sailboat features Cat 3208 diesel 20Kw Northern Lights generator 2500W inverter Solar 50GPH water maker engines and a generator.

Accommodation

(1) Queen midship port master cabin has a private ensuite head and stall shower.
(1) Queen forward V-berth has ensuite vanity and shares head with twin bunk cabin below.
(1) Twin cabin with upper lower berths. This cabin also has an ensuite vanity and shares head with Queen V-berth cabin above however it does have it's own vanity and sink in the cabin.
Crew have separate aft crew cabin with head and storage area.
Yacht is fully air condition upon request, added $80 per night A/C fee.
Yacht has hydraulic swim platform which lowers from the deck into the water for easy access for guests.

Cabin Breakdown

Queen Cabins: 2
Twin Cabins: 1

KAI Yacht Details

70'

Length

6

Guests

3

Cabins

2

Crew

Wellington

Built by

$10,400 - $18,500

Weekly price low-high season

3 US Gall/Hr

Consumption

10 kts

Cruising Speed

2017

Refit

KAI 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 2022 $10,700 $12,500 $14,500 $16,500 $18,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Winter 2022 to 2023 $10,700 $12,500 $14,500 $16,500 $18,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Summer 2023 $10,700 $12,500 $14,500 $16,500 $18,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

KAI yacht charter price

# of charter days Base Price APA (deposit for provisioning, fuel, docking fees, etc) Total Note
14 day charter 20,800$ to 37,000$ 4,160$ to 11,100$ 24,960$ to 48,100$ Discounts outside the main season are common.
7 day charter 10,400$ to 18,500$ 2,080$ to 5,550$ 12,480$ to 24,050$ Standard charter rate, base for all calculations.
3 day charter 5,200$ to 9,250$ 1,040$ to 2,775$ 6,240$ to 12,025$ The usual formula is the 7 day charter rate divided by 6, times the number of days (3).
Boat policy might differ.
10,400$ / 6 * 3 days = 5,200$

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: $10,400

High season rate: $18,500

GENERAL NOTES:
MINIMUM NIGHTS: 3
RELOCATION FEE: Any island south of SXM is $500 each way as far south as Grenada. Inquire for availbility.
BVI charters not offered at this time

HALF-BOARD: Includes: 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 3 dinners. Requires 3 lunches & 4 dinners ashore at client expense.
2/$10,400 3/$12,050 4/$13,900 5/$15,750 6/$17,600

LOCAL FARE: Includes: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 6 dinners. Requires 2 lunches and 1 dinner ashore at client expense.
2/$10,550 3/$12,275 4/$14,200 5/$16,125 6/$18,050

SLEEP ABOARD: Sleep aboard the night before charter dates. Available for $250 per cabin per night, with a 2 cabin minimum.
Includes snacks, welcome cocktails & continental breakfast. Dinner is to be taken ashore at client expense.
MINIMUM 6 nights of charter required.

CHRISTMAS/NEW YEARS:
7 night minimum, 1-6 guests
CHRISTMAS - $22,500 - must end by 12/26
NEW YEARS - $22,500 - may not start prior to 12/27

GENERAL NOTES:
MINIMUM NIGHTS: 3
RELOCATION FEE: Any island south of SXM is $500 each way as far south as Grenada. Inquire for availbility.
BVI charters not offered at this time

HALF-BOARD: Includes: 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 3 dinners. Requires 3 lunches & 4 dinners ashore at client expense.
2/$10,400 3/$12,050 4/$13,900 5/$15,750 6/$17,600

LOCAL FARE: Includes: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 6 dinners. Requires 2 lunches and 1 dinner ashore at client expense.
2/$10,550 3/$12,275 4/$14,200 5/$16,125 6/$18,050

SLEEP ABOARD: Sleep aboard the night before charter dates. Available for $250 per cabin per night, with a 2 cabin minimum.
Includes snacks, welcome cocktails & continental breakfast. Dinner is to be taken ashore at client expense.
MINIMUM 6 nights of charter required.

CHRISTMAS/NEW YEARS:
7 night minimum, 1-6 guests
CHRISTMAS - $22,500 - must end by 12/26
NEW YEARS - $22,500 - may not start prior to 12/27

Price Terms

Inclusive

Amenities

Salon Stereo: Yes
Salon Tv: Yes
Sat Tv: No
Multimedia System: Yes
Nude: Inq
Books: No
Crew Pets: Yes
Pet Type: 15lb dog
Guest Pets: No
Camcorder: No
Number Dine In: 8
Water Maker: 50GPH
Water Capacity: 680 Gal
Ice Maker: Yes
Number Of Dvds: 2000 movie
Board Games: Yes
Sun Awning: No
Bimini: Yes
Special Diets: Yes
Kosher: No
Bbq: Yes
Gay Charters: Yes
YachtNudeCharters: Inq
Hairdryers: Yes
Number Of Port Hatches: 12
Smoking: Aft deck only
Crew Smokes: No
Children Ok: Yes
Minimum Child Age: water safe - bring life vest
Generator: 20Kw
Inverter: 2500W
Voltages: 110v
Hammock: Yes
Windscoops: No

Specifications

Tube: 1
Guests: 6
Draft: 6
Cruising Speed: 10 kts
Helipad: No
Ac: Full
Ac Night:
Built: 1983
Turnaround: 48, Inquire for 24
Cabins: 3
King:
Queen: 2
Double:
Single:
Twin: 1
Pullman:
Showers: 2
Basins: 2
Heads: 2
Electric Heads: 2
Jacuzzi: No

Features

BBQ: Yes
AC: Full
Generator: 20Kw
Internet: Onboard WIFI
Cruising Speed: 10 kts

Layout

Layout of KAI

More Specifications

Flag: USA
Homeport: STT
Resort Course:
Yacht Permit: 1
Yacht License: 1
Yacht Mca: 1
Yacht Insurance: Concept Special Risks

Diving Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only

Communication: Onboard WIFI - check emails only, no streaming or uploading of photos please.
Air Compressor: Not Onboard
Scuba On Board: Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only

Fishing

Fishing Gear: No
Fishing Gear Type: No fishing from boat
Rods: N/A
Deep Sea Fishing: No

Green Initiatives

Green Initiative:
Reusable Bottles: No
Other Green Efforts: Eco-friendly cleaning products, organic and local produce when available.

Water Sports

Dinghy Size: 12' inflatable
Kayaks 1 Pax: 1
Kayaks 2 Pax: No
Dinghy Hp: 20HP 4 stroke Yahama
Floating Mats:
Dinghy Pax: 6
Swim Platform: Hydraulic lift on back deck to
Water Skis Adult: No
Boarding Ladder: Boarding platform on back
Water Skis Kids: No
Sailing Dinghy: No
Jet Skis: No
Beach Games:
Wave Runners: No
Kneeboard:
Windsurfer: 1
Snorkel Gear:
Underwater Camera: No
Scurfer: No
Underwater Video: No
Wake Board: No
Paddleboard: 2

Other Entertainment

(4) Bean bag chairs on front deck
(4) lounge chairs on aft deck

Crew

Crew Information

Crew of KAI|2nd mate 2nd mate

Captain: Justin Smith

Justin was born in Connecticut, a state saturated in oceanic history; but, if you ask him he will tell you he is from the ocean, “home is where the anchor drops.” Unlike most young American men, Justin was raised mainly by his seafaring grandparents and received an education whilst they sailed up and down the Eastern Coast of the United States.

The world has been Justin’s oyster and he was privileged enough to have spent his youth in various countries and honed his captain’s education in a myriad of maritime schools. A skilled sailor, he received his master’s license at the juvenile age of only sixteen; he was unable to escape the call of the ocean. As a young man, Justin exhibited a passion not only to sail the seas, but also to rebuild classic boats. His first large project was the restoration of a classic fiberglass boat, a vessel which enabled him to start his adult maritime career. He sailed south towards not only the Caribbean, but onwards to a life of adventure and self-fulfillment.

​During his time in the Caribbean, Justin captained several yachts and began his profession in yacht charters. At this point in time, Justin has seven years experience in the charter business. The love for his craft shows not only in his expertise of the seas, but also in riveting conversations with guests about boats, the ocean, and all things nautical!

At the helm, Captain Justin likes to take his guests to off the beaten path locations, catch lobsters and makes fresh conch salads. Come sail with Justin and explore the hidden treasures of the islands, he’ll show you a world traversed by only a few.

Chef Maddie was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri but was always drawn towards the ocean. After attending nursing school in Arizona, she packed up and followed her calling to St. Croix, USVI. With a passion for learning new things, she spent most of her time in or on the water discovering the beauty of sailing, cooking, and serving others. Maddie is passionate about creating meals that her guests will love. She has well-rounded experience in serving groups as small as two people to banquets of over 100, including the famous rock singer, Alice Cooper and his family.

When Maddie is not in the galley, she enjoys diving, hiking, snorkeling and showing her guests the beauty of the USVI.

Menu

Breakfast
Each day toast, yogurt, homemade granola and fresh fruit platter will be available.
• Salmon Lox Bagel
• Huevos Rancheros
• Veggie Eggs Benedict atop English Muffin drizzled with Hollandaise Sauce
• Egg Omelette yourway with Cheesy Hashbrowns
• Bacon, Feta, Spinach Frittata
• Cream Cheese and Local Jam Stuffed Brioche Bundles
• Southern Style Sausage Breakfast Casserole


Lunch
• Chicken -n- Bacon Pesto Pressed Paninis with Cold Quinoa Salad
• Fish Tacos, Fresh Pineapple Salsa, Avacado Cilantro Creama’
• Grilled Chicken, Strawberries, Feta, Walnuts, House made Vinaigrette, Mixed Greens
• Fig, Arugula, Goat Cheese, & Prosciutto Flatbread with Balsamic Glaze Drizzle
• Slow Cooked Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas with Cheesy Rice and Bean Casserole
• Chicken Curry Salad Pitas, Fresh Sprouts
• Tuna Poke Bowl, Seaweed Salad, Mango Chutney, Sesame Seeds


Dinner
• Blackened Mahi-Mahi over Alfredo Angel Hair Pasta
• Garlic & Black Pepper Braised Tenderloin with Cheesy Zucchini Casserole
• Mozzarella, Spinach, Roasted Red Pepper Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Fresh Greens
• Broiled Lobster Tail served along side Twice Baked Potatoes and Grilled Vegetables
• Pan Seared Fresh Catch over Coconut Jasmine Rice with Fresh Fruit Chutney
• Blue Cheese Encrusted Filet with Mashed Potatoes and Prosciutto Wrapped
Asparagus
• Crab Cakes with a Spicy Remoulade Sauce served over Red Pepper Pasta with Fresh
Bread with Dipping Sauces


Sweet Treats
• Chocolate & Fruit Filled Fried Wontons
• Peach Pie a la Mode
• Fruit Compote with Grand Marnier Sauce
• Key Lime Bites and Fresh Whipped Cream
• Raspberry Passion Fruit Swirls
• Blueberry Cheesecake
• Oreo Trifle


Snacks
• Caprese Bites
• Stuffed Mini Portobello Mushrooms
• Charcuterie Board
• Hot Fresh Spinach & Artichoke Dip with Pita Points
• Watermelon Salad
• Homemade Hummus and Tzatziki Platter
• Cheesy Shrimp Cakes with Lemon Aioli

Reviews

Broker provided feedback February 2020
Name: Lisa
Yacht: KAI
Charter Dates: 02/24/2020 11:00 am to 03/01/2020 11:00 am
Area Cruised: Virgin Islands
Overall Rating: 5/5

1. Was the crew friendly and accommodating?
Yes! They had everything we needed, including anticipating things we didn't know we needed. They both are very professional, which we appreciated. I felt both well taken care of and also in the hands of a competent crew should anything go wrong (which it didn't ... hugely successful trip!)

2. Was the yacht comfortable and clean?
Yes, the best part was beanbags on the forward deck for lounging ... But also great was the spacious dining area below deck and the berths were more spacious than anticipated for the size.

3. Was the yacht well ventilated?
AC was on and offered if needed, we could open hatches if not raining (obviously), fans available.

4. Was the food good and well presented?
FANTASTIC. Sarah created the most delicious meals and we were only disappointed when we went out to eat, because it wasn't as good as Kai! Seriously delicious food, restaurant quality, nice presentation, attention to detail... Even snacks!

5. Did you like the area you sailed?
LOVED the area. We couldn't have planned a better route ourselves. Our captain knew many quiet anchorages that felt like no one else was there, but also knows the hot spots. Our trip was a mix of places that first time BVI tourists should go, and many lesser known spots that are so special. We felt like the captain tailored the trip to our taste after getting to know us, and it was a perfect itinerary for our group.
Broker provided feedback November 2019
Name: Chris
Yacht: KAI with Justin Smith
Charter Dates: 2019-11-15 12:00 to 2019-11-22 12:00
Area Cruised: Virgin Islands
Overall Rating: 5/5

1. Was the crew friendly and accommodating?
Extremely - We enjoyed our time with Justin and Alyse.

2. Was the yacht comfortable and clean?
Yes - everything was very nice!

3. Was the yacht well ventilated?
When the HVAC was running - yes!

4. Was the food good and well presented?
Yes indeed; the food and presentation exceeded our expectations. Alyse is an amazing chef!

5. Did you like the area you sailed?
Yes, very much. Both Justin and Alyse were quite knowledgeable about the islands and offered details, big and small, that added to our overall experience.

6. Additional comments on your charter?
We had a fabulous charter aboard Kai. Justin & Alyse were very in tune to our "style" of relaxing and having fun - both on and off of the boat. They were accommodating and very interested in ensuring that we enjoyed every moment of our vacation.

March 2019
Name: Victor
Yacht: KAI KAI with Justin Smith and Sarah Ford
Charter Dates: 2019-03-20 12:00 to 2019-03-27 12:00
Area Cruised: Virgin Islands
Overall Rating: 5
5 being the highest 0 being the lowest
We hope your charter lived up to your expectations. We would love to know some of your impressions about your yachting vacation. Please answer the following questions and add any comments you may have.

1. Was the crew friendly and accommodating?
Extremely

2. Was the yacht comfortable and clean?
Yes

3. Was the yacht well ventilated?
Yes

4. Was the food good and well presented?
Yes. A nice variety of well-prepared delicious food with excellent presentations.

5. Did you like the area you sailed?
Captain Justin designed the route for optimal sailing time, which was a priority of ours.

6. Additional comments on your charter?
Captain Justin Smith and First Mate Sarah Ford were welcoming, informative, cheerful, helpful, and accommodating. We felt very safe and secure in their able hands. We feel fortunate to have sailed with Justin and Sarah on beautiful KAI, having enjoyed many interesting conversations and unforgettable sailing experiences. A great team, a great boat, a great trip!



28th wedding anniversary trip
We were blessed to spend our 28 year wedding anniversary on a Kai for weekend sail. Unlike many charter companies, Justin and Sarah customized a trip just for us. We left Niantic CT and sailed to Sag Habor,NY on day one and on day two we sailed to Montauk. We were moored in beautiful locations and Justin was always available to drop us off and pick us up from the dock. Although the boat is older, it feels far more solid than any other we have been on. Everything was extremely clean and comfortable. An unexpected delight was the special foods prepared by Sarah. She made it a point to get to know us ahead of time and to stock the galley with everything we liked from meals to snacks to cocktails. She is an incredible chef preparing the freshest fish ceviche, shrimp cakes and from the farm greens with fresh tuna and grilled chicken. Breakfast was made to order. Justin who was raised on boats is a master sailor. We never felt unsafe with him. He is brilliant when it comes to all things boats and sailing. Aside from that, both Sarah and Justin are warm and welcoming and we couldn't have thought of a better way to celebrate our anniversary. We look forward to joining them in St John and around the BVI- also a place they know intimately.
Trip of a lifetime!!
I was fortunate enough to sail with the crew of Kia from Marathon Florida to Georgetown Bahamas. To call it the trip of a lifetime would be an understatement. It was truly a life changing adventure. I am a sailor myself and am always weary about sailing on another captain's boat, but Justin is an exception to the rule. He has more experience on the water then most sailors twice his age and he is always willing to pass his knowledge to others. Hanging out with Justin and Sarah on all the islands along the way, hiking, fishing, swimming, and sometimes just chilling, will be memories that I will cherish forever. Thank you both from the bottom of my heart. Fair winds my friends
Unforgettable experience...
The captain and first mate are super professional, welcoming, laid back and open minded people, they know best spots for snorkeling, fishing or best Mohitos. It was a great pleasure spending a week on the beautiful and very comfy boat having delicious meals and great conversations with Justin and Sarah. Thanks a lot for this unforgettable experience and see you on my next holidays with Kai!
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  • KAI

    Price Terms: Inclusive

    Price from $10,400/week

    High season $18,500/week

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