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PLAYTIME Yacht Description

PLAYTIME yacht is a 56.00 ft long sailboat catamaran and spends the summer and winter season in British Virgin Islands. It was built by Lagoon in 2014. The yacht layout features 4 cabins and accommodates 8 guests. The cabin arrangement is following: 4 queen cabins, 1 twin cabin.

and a generator.

Accommodation

Playtime features 4 guest suites, 4 with queen berths, all with full A/C and ensuite toilet and shower.

Crew will take bunk room

Captain Only

Please inquire regarding rates Includes: Captain, Linens/towels, Dishes, Flatware, Cooking Utensils/Cookware, Toys Not Included: Fuel, Water, Customs/Immigrations, Food/Liquor/Ice, Mooring/Dock Fees, *Diving, Gratuity *Diving can be arranged Provisioning services can be arranged

Cabin Breakdown

Queen Cabins: 4
Twin Cabins: 1

PLAYTIME Yacht Details

56'

Length

8

Guests

4

Cabins

2

Crew

Lagoon

Built by

$31,000 - $34,000

Weekly price low-high season

8

Cruising Speed

10

Max. Speed

PLAYTIME 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 $31,000 $31,500 $32,000 $32,500 $33,000 $33,500 $34,000 $0 $0 $0 $0
Winter 2022 to 2023 $31,000 $31,500 $32,000 $32,500 $33,000 $33,500 $34,000 $0 $0 $0 $0
Summer 2023 $31,000 $31,500 $32,000 $32,500 $33,000 $33,500 $34,000 $0 $0 $0 $0

PLAYTIME yacht charter price

# of charter days Base Price APA (deposit for provisioning, fuel, docking fees, etc) Total Note
14 day charter 62,000$ to 68,000$ 12,400$ to 20,400$ 74,400$ to 88,400$ Discounts outside the main season are common.
7 day charter 31,000$ to 34,000$ 6,200$ to 10,200$ 37,200$ to 44,200$ Standard charter rate, base for all calculations.
3 day charter 15,500$ to 17,000$ 3,100$ to 5,100$ 18,600$ to 22,100$ The usual formula is the 7 day charter rate divided by 6, times the number of days (3).
Boat policy might differ.
31,000$ / 6 * 3 days = 15,500$
1 day charter 5,167$ to 6,800$ 1,033$ to 1,700$ 6,200$ to 8,500$ Please inquire, the possibility/availability of a 1 day charter needs to be verified.

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: $31,000

High season rate: $34,000

*BVI Compliance is in process for this boat*

For charters confirmed as of March1st 2022, BVI Customs fees and cruising permits are included in the rate.

For Charters with BVI Cruising Grounds, confirmed prior to March 1st 2022 an additional $250pp will be paid by the charterer for BVI Customs and Cruising Permits to Charter Caribe prior to the charter.


*6 Night Minimum*
Boat Requires 48hr Turns

HOLIDAYS:

2022
Christmas Flat Rate $38,000 St Thomas pick up and drop off. 7 night minimum. Charter must end on or before 12/26/2022
New Years Flat Rate $38,000 St Thomas pick up. 7 night minimum. Charter must start no earlier than 12/27/2022


HALF-BOARD RATES: Discount Applied First
(7/4/3 BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER): $150 off / person

***3 lunches and 4 dinners ashore at client expense*** 

***Does not combine with child discounts***



CHILD DISCOUNT: Discount Applied First
$250 off for each child age 15 and under. 
***Does not combine with half board options***

***Age is based on the charter date NOT the date of booking***

***Max discount - 4 children***



LESS THAN 6 NIGHT CHARTERS DIVIDE BY 6 RULE:
(Rate / 6 X #Nights)

***(Rate divided by 6N X number of nights*** For 6 nights divide rate by 7 X 6N.



SLEEP ABOARD:
$1,500 Sleep aboard the night before the charter departs
Guests arrive to the yacht at 5pm. Snacks and welcome drink served, this is not an open bar. Dinner is ashore on clients expense. Continental breakfast provided next morning. Vessel departs at noon. *BVI Compliance is in process for this boat*

For charters confirmed as of March1st 2022, BVI Customs fees and cruising permits are included in the rate.

For Charters with BVI Cruising Grounds, confirmed prior to March 1st 2022 an additional $250pp will be paid by the charterer for BVI Customs and Cruising Permits to Charter Caribe prior to the charter.


*6 Night Minimum*
Boat Requires 48hr Turns

HOLIDAYS:

2022
Christmas Flat Rate $38,000 St Thomas pick up and drop off. 7 night minimum. Charter must end on or before 12/26/2022
New Years Flat Rate $38,000 St Thomas pick up. 7 night minimum. Charter must start no earlier than 12/27/2022


HALF-BOARD RATES: Discount Applied First
(7/4/3 BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER): $150 off / person

***3 lunches and 4 dinners ashore at client expense*** 

***Does not combine with child discounts***



CHILD DISCOUNT: Discount Applied First
$250 off for each child age 15 and under. 
***Does not combine with half board options***

***Age is based on the charter date NOT the date of booking***

***Max discount - 4 children***



LESS THAN 6 NIGHT CHARTERS DIVIDE BY 6 RULE:
(Rate / 6 X #Nights)

***(Rate divided by 6N X number of nights*** For 6 nights divide rate by 7 X 6N.



SLEEP ABOARD:
$1,500 Sleep aboard the night before the charter departs
Guests arrive to the yacht at 5pm. Snacks and welcome drink served, this is not an open bar. Dinner is ashore on clients expense. Continental breakfast provided next morning. Vessel departs at noon.

Price Terms

Inclusive

Amenities

Salon Stereo: Yes
Salon Tv: Yes
Nude: Yes
Crew Pets: No
Guest Pets: No
Camcorder: Yes
Number Dine In: 8
Water Maker: Yes 75 gal
Water Capacity: 260 gals
Ice Maker: Yes
Board Games: Yes
Sun Awning: Yes
Bimini: Yes
Special Diets: Yes
Kosher: Yes
Bbq: Yes
Gay Charters: Yes
YachtNudeCharters: Yes
Hairdryers: Yes
Number Of Port Hatches: 15
Smoking: Transoms only pls
Crew Smokes: No
Children Ok: Yes
Generator: 17.5 Kw
Inverter: 5000 W
Voltages: 110v & 220v
Hammock: Yes
Windscoops: No

Specifications

Tube:
Guests: 8
Maxspeed: 10
Draft: 5
Cruising Speed: 8
Helipad: No
Ac: Full
Ac Night:
Built: 2014
Turnaround: 48
Cabins: 4
King:
Queen: 4
Double:
Single:
Twin: 1
Pullman:
Showers: 4
Basins: 4
Heads: 4
Electric Heads: 4
Jacuzzi: No

Features

BBQ: Yes
AC: Full
Generator: 17.5 Kw
Cruising Speed: 8
Max Speed: 10

Layout

Layout of PLAYTIME

More Specifications

Flag: United States Virgin Islands
Homeport: VI
Resort Course: 150
Yacht Permit: 2
Yacht License: 2
Yacht Mca: 0
Yacht Insurance: Allianz

Diving Onboard

Tanks: 8
Number Of Dives: 3
Communication: Wifi is available in USVI waters and International waters. Download speeds in foreign countries are not equal to the speeds in the USA.
Air Compressor: Not Onboard
Bcs: 8
Number Of Divers: 8
Registrations Number: 8
Dive Costs: 3 dives per week included for certified divers - charters 6 nights or more.

Additional dives $50 per dive per person.

Online course required before charter commences.
Scuba On Board: Onboard

Fishing

Fishing Gear:
Fishing Gear Type:
Rods:
Deep Sea Fishing:

Green Initiatives

Green Initiative:
Reusable Bottles:
Other Green Efforts:

Water Sports

Dinghy Size: 15 ft
Kayaks 1 Pax:
Kayaks 2 Pax: 1
Dinghy Hp: 50
Floating Mats:
Dinghy Pax: 8
Swim Platform:
Water Skis Adult:
Boarding Ladder:
Water Skis Kids:
Sailing Dinghy: No
Jet Skis: No
Beach Games:
Wave Runners: No
Kneeboard: No
Windsurfer:
Snorkel Gear: 12
Underwater Camera: No
Scurfer:
Underwater Video: No
Wake Board:
Paddleboard: 2

Other Entertainment

Stream2Sea Products Including-
Shampoo
Body Wash
Leave-In Conditioner
Body Lotion
Reef Safe 30SPF Sunscreen

Crew

Crew Information

Crew of PLAYTIME|Captain Captain

Crew of PLAYTIME|Chef Chef

Crew of PLAYTIME|

Captain: Paul Anderson

Captain Paul Anderson

-Qualifications
-USCG 50 Ton
-STCW 95 Basic Safety Training
-USCG Sailing Endorsement
-PADI Dive Master


"Captain Paul grew up fishing and hunting in the woods of Wisconsin. Afer Graduating high school my sense of adventure took over and I left for Florida, where I worked at the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, one of the highest rated 5 star hotels in world. Working at the Ritz taught me the high standards of customer service that I bring with me to yachting. While living in Florida my love of the sea grew, I learned to dive and started taking photography course. After a few years in Florida I left for Chatanooga Tennessee to open a restaurant.

In Tennessee I joined the National Guard serving as a gunner on an Abrams tank. When not working at my restaurant or training with the Guard I would spend my time hiking through the Smoky Mountains having hiked over 300 miles of the Appalachian trail. After years of working and hiking the sea started calling my name again, I applied for the Marine biology program at the University of the Virgin Islands and moved to the island and purchased my first sailboat an Endeavor 37 2015. During my time At UVI studying marine Biology I was able to intern for Oceans Research in South Africa for a summer working with great white sharks and whales. After graduatingI combined my love of the ocean and sailing and started working on yachts traveling from Grenada to Boston.

I can’t wait to make you an amazing cocktail and share with you my love of the sea while we are moored in a beautiful bay here in the USVI."


__________________________________________________

Chef Ursula Schultz


Ursula Schultz credits her parents for her love of food. Raised in the country her family's property included a farm where she learned how to make cheese, butter pickle, butcher and grow produce. first experience with cooking was on a wood stove at seven making breakfasts for the family with fresh eggs and ingredients from the garden. At sixteen Schultz had a “career” day at her school were she worked along side chefs at a french cuisine restaurant and by the end of the day, they offered her a position at the restaurant. A couple years later, Schultz started her own catering business and ever since has been bringing “as good as it looks” meals to celebrities, families and food lovers! Aside from her career as a chef, Schultz is a professional violinist. She has performed internationally with award winning groups for Prime ministers, Royals and music enthusiasts alike. Schultz offers an unforgettable experience on Playtime with an option to include both food for the stomach and music for the soul.

<b>Crew fully vaccinated<b/>

Menu





Chef Ursula Schultz Sample Menu






Breakfast 


Summertime on a Plate


Burrata, tomato, herbs and vegetables


 Egg Omlette


Filled with sautéed peppers, onions, pancetta, creamy goat cheese, herbs, tomato chutney with fried potatoes


Eggs Benedict
Poached eggs on top of a buttery croissant with sweet onion, arugula, smoked salmon and a creamy white hollandaise served with rosemary potatoes . Side of berries


Eggs Kalamata


Poached eggs on hummus, capers and kalamatas with garlic rubbed toasr


Cinnamon French Toast


Cinnamon swirl bread with fruit










 


Lunch


Salmon Salad


Smoked butter fried salmon, teryaki soba, and vegetables


Summertime


Crunchy bread with spicy whipped mayo, avocado, tomato, radish, pickled onion


Bison Burgers


Bison patties with spices, provolone cheese, tomato, sweet onion with roasted asparagus, and pieogi


Squash Soup


Roasted Squash and garlic, onion, spices, butter fried mushrooms










 


Appetizer


Shrimp crostini bites with avocado and tomato


Burrata with herbed tomatos and bread


Stuffed mushroom caps with goat cheese, pancetta, herbs and carmalized onions


Salmon bites with spicy whipped mayo and sea pearls


Olive Oil braised rapini chilies, old cheddar on baguette


Fresh spring rolls with smoked fish, pickled onion, herbs and bread


 


Dinner


Lasagna


four layer meat and two cheese


Honey Glazed Chicken


Chgicken thighs marinated in a honey mustard sauce and baked, served with roasted vegetablesHoney


Rosemary Lamb


Rosemary, garlic rub, with white wine, rack of lamb pan seared and slow oven baked


Bolognese


Bolognese sauce with ink noodles and parmesan


 


Dessert


Three Tier Watermelon Cake


White Chocolate Rasberry Cheesecake


Lime Coconut Bourbon Cupcakes









Reviews

March 2022 USVI Charter

Dear Captain Paul and Ashley,

Wayne and I want to thank you for a wonderful adventure / vacation. It was absolutely amazing! The memories we have will last a lifetime.

Captain Paul, all the places you took us starting with the first night in Red Hook to the last night at Lavango everything were amazing. The hike up to Rams Head and jumping off the front of the boat were two of my highlights. Wayne thought snorkeling through the coral reefs was his favorite. Everything we did was fun and memorable.

Ashley, all I can say is ... WOW! Every meal you prepared was wonderful. The flavors and presentation were five-star worthy. Trying all your delicious seafood dishes was a real treat for me. Now to find a chef as talented as you – you have a real gift.

We hope to be able to sail with each of you again. Hopefully BVI will open back up and we can have another wonderful adventure on Playtime or whatever may be your next boat. Keep us aware of any new developments.

Wayne and Lynn
March 2022 USVI Charter
Captain, Our Captain... our Captain Paul, the best! Thank you for sharing your love of the seas, for creating a "Playtime" world that values caring for others, sharing the islands, and bringing out the best in others along the way. Cannot understate the "Ashley" connection, subtly creating wonderful constructed meals, deliciously served with grace and pride to match. A delightful spirit that weaves your own magic knitted into Paul's expertise perfectly. May the friendship we have started carry on for years to come.
Thanks again
-Diana
March 2022 USVI Charter
Paul and Ashley,
Thank you for a wonderful week! The snorkeling, walk up Rams Head, and the sporty sail from St Croix were great experiences. Gene and I love sailing the USVI and BVI and look forward to being back.
Love Cathy and Gene

Pashley,
Thank you two for a trip of a lifetime. From the day we arrived to our last meal it was magical. The food, the snorkels, the sunsets, the "Paul" moments were very special. Our best to you in your future endeavors.
-M&M
NYE 2021 USVI Charter
Captain Paul and Chef Ashley,
An amazing trip had by all-from private beach walks, to scuba trips in the most amazing places, to sailing, and the most fabulous food, drinks, and service. This trip was once in a lifetime!
Our crew was more than awesome and became family! We cannot possibly thank you enough for sharing this boat and this week with us. Here's to the most perfect start to a new year! We will be sailing with you again.
All our love
the Lewis Family
November 2021 USVI Charter
We had a wonderful time on the charter. After postponing our trip for a year and a half, we were over-due for a real vacation with the family. The boat was spectacular and Paul & Ashley were great. Playtime was comfortable, especially the brand new cushions throughout the boat. It’s apparent that the owner and Paul pay attention to every single detail in order to ensure smooth sailing and luxurious comfort for all the guests. Captain Paul was AMAZING! We had many different excursions and things we wanted to do. Paul was attentive and made sure that both adults and kids each had individual experiences as well as a great family experience. For example, our oldest son wanted to scuba, our youngest son wanted underwater photography, my husband wanted a secluded beach and I just wanted lots of painkillers and sunshine! Paul delivered and then some. He was gracious and constantly asked for feedback in order to ensure a relaxing charter. Paul suggested that we venture on a four hour sail from St. John over to St. Croix and we were not disappointed. Paul knows the islands and where to go to truly live and breathe ‘island time’ away from the tourists, even allowing us all to share in the experience of seeing baby turtles (5 days old) and an octopus. Ashley was wonderful as well. She effortlessly juggled meals that consisted of various requests and she always left us in awe. Her culinary expertise and her excitement for sailing and traveling was out of this world. I do need to circle back with her and get her recipe for turkey meatballs!! We are already thinking about our next charter in 2023 and we hope to be able to reconnect with Paul when that time comes. My youngest son is anxiously awaiting Paul’s response to connect over Skype this week to finish editing the underwater photos that they took (and Paul was trusting enough to let my son use his underwater camera). I am so thankful to Paul for giving this gift to my son. Paul is a true teacher and his passion for sailing, Playtime and connecting with nature left all of us wanting more.

Thank you again,
March 2021 USVI Charter
We had the most amazing trip and is certainly our favorite trip by a long shot (which is saying a lot because we have loved every other trip)! Truly, it exceeded any and all expectations and and I believe Paul and Ramona were a large part of that. I honestly cannot think of anything that would have made the trip any more enjoyable.

Paul is clearly an expert captain and wanted to make this a special trip for us. His warm and friendly personality could not have been any more enjoyable. It was the perfect mix of activity vs. relaxation and Paul had planned awesome hikes, snorkeling, paddle boarding, etc. The only thing that is keeping us from rebooking for next year is our children will be on different schedules and they all refuse to be the one that is left out. But, there is no doubt, we will be on another trip with Paul at some point in the future. Ramona was amazing as well — so accommodating, esp. with our picky eater and always anticipating when it was time for a snack or a beverage; the food was outstanding!
February 2021 USVI Charter
I wanted to take the time to report how amazing our experience was on Playtime on the excursion 2/5-2/12/ 2021 with Captain Paul and Chef Tyler.

We found the Catamaran Playtime to be an able vessel which sailed handily and stably through calm and not so calm seas. There were ample accommodations for our party of 8; even the smaller staterooms we found to be cozy and comfortable and fitting for our needs. The highlights of Playtime would have to be the outdoor spaces: the exterior dining salon was a lively meeting place for meals or cocktails (although I would comment the table is rather small for a party of 8 and could be a bit wider, be more comfortable, and still fit the space). The fly bridge is quite spacious and we very much enjoyed the lounging area with the fabulous views; whether anchored in a lovely cove or sailing across the open water it was a favorite spot for us all (and if someone is comparing boats not a standard feature). We also loved the forward area both the comfortable mosh pit and the adjacent trampolines for sunning or star gazing and for sailing in somewhat calmer waters. Playtime served our needs remarkably well.

But the make or break feature of a catamaran tour of the USVI's would have to be the crew. In this respect we were amazingly well served.

To say that Captain Paul is well suited for this job is remarkable understatement. He is one part naval captain, one part extraordinary tour guide (I would reference Rick Steves on " " but I cannot think of any injectable substance that could make me compare Rick Steves to Captain Paul), and one part Peter Pan always ready to guide his companions with extraordinary youthful energy. He is seemingly "always on," fun loving and witty; he seems to be ever planning how to improve the experience for all involved. He asked our permission to allow him to adjust the itinerary so as to flow with the experiences presented. For instance, we approached St John, he found a usually crowded seascape to completely unencumbered, and we spent the first afternoon and evening there swimming, beaching in remarkable isolation. He continued to adjust the itinerary throughout, going with the flow and always for our advantage. He led a hike to historic ruin with a remarkable vistas, led snorkeling adventures among the beautiful reefs, engaged in spirited bocci games, and made an extemporaneous swim up bar serving as bartender on his paddle board on the most amazing of beaches (Buck Island, my newfound favorite beach). In short he was an incomparable tour guide and host who afforded us an extraordinary experience of much that St John and St Croix have to offer. And I would be remiss not to add in a prior career life Captain Paul was a fashion photographer; not only did he create our island memories, but he captured them in remarkable photographic memories.

The yen to Captain Paul's yang would be Chef Tyler. Tyler is highly affable, laid back but engaging, and an excellent chef who fed us remarkably well. Breakfast included lobster frittata, a pair of breakfast pastries (one sweet one savory), a spinach omelet with side of bacon; each breakfast was served with a platter of lovely, local fresh fruit and French pressed coffee. Lunches were generally on the lighter side as requested and included a lovely seared tuna over quinoa salad with ginger dressing, a fabulous pan fried swordfish taco, a flank steak over mixed greens salad, amongst others all delicious. There was generally an appetizer served during cocktail hour and/ or sunset sail again all very successful: delicious small sausage stuffed peppers, cheese and charcuterie board, spinach and artichoke pastries, Kobei beef sliders with deviled eggs (amazing!), and on each occasion either Tyler or Captain Paul would bring a well crafted cocktail or lovely glass of wine with a smile. Dinners were also excellent fare: pan seared scallops over squid ink pasta, perfectly cooked lamb lollipops over butternut squash puree, a lovely salmon with roasted potatoes. All meals were accompanied by nice wines (white burgundies, albarinos, malbecs, etc) and followed by a nice dessert.

The chef is not only obligated to cook many meals, but also to assist as first mate. As Tyler had been prior Captain as a team with his wife, (he was pinch hitting at the last minute to our good fortune) he was always ready to man the anchor or jump in to pick us up at the beach on the dingy. Tyler has ready knowledge of the island wildlife and environmental issues and is an excellent teacher. The ready collegiality between Paul and Tyler was remarkable; it seemed they had been a team for years even though they had just met. As a team they made our experience near perfect.

We are all grateful for the extraordinary experience we were afforded. We were very Covid weary (our group included 3 health care providers, 2 pilots who are also high risk for exposure, and spouses/ partners who share our risk as well). The USVI tour on Playtime was a much meditative relief and recharge for us all.

Thank you Paul and Tyler for your amazing hospitality and our extraordinary experience!

Glen Lewis
(and John, Jon, Olga, Dan, Kathy, Mike, and Carol)
December 2020 USVI Charter
We chartered Playtime December 1st for 10 days. The crew was top notch, Alisha's culinary skills were as good or better than any chef we’ve chartered with, the Mediterranean meals were especially good! We had a sleep aboard the first night but Captain Paul started the charter immediately and we motored over to St John and had Dinner on shore. The crew was very professional and we would charter with them again. The trip included sailing around St. Thomas , St John and then open ocean sailing to St Croix. Snorkeling diving, sightseeing, hiking, horseback riding were all great fun and with Paul, you will get a great photo album, learn about photography and sharpen your sailing skills. We felt very comfortable with their COVID protocol and had no issues.
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