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SAIL AWAY

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2014 Lagoon  62ft / 18.9m

Guests10Guests
Cabins5Cabins
Crew3Crew

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£33,000/ week
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SAIL AWAY yacht charter

SAIL AWAY currently registered in the British Virgin Islands is actively available for charter.

The luxury sailing yacht SAIL AWAY, previously named VACOA, was built by Lagoon and delivered to her owner in 2014.

The exterior of SAIL AWAY is designed by VPLP and Nauta Yachts.

The 62ft / 18.9m SAIL AWAY has been constructed with a grp hull and is powered by 2x Volvo 150hp with a cruising speed of 10 knots and a top speed of 12 knots.

Charter guest accommodation

SAIL AWAY has been designed to comfortably accommodate up to 10 charter guests in 5 suites.

The guest cabins comprise a primary suite with a queen size bed and en-suite bathroom facilities and 4 cabins with a queen size bed and en-suite bathroom facilities.

Your luxury charter crew

Your luxury charter on board sailing yacht SAIL AWAY will be managed by the crew of 3 including the captain.

The crew will ensure you have a relaxed and enjoyable charter experience with all of your needs catered for while on board.

The 3 crew have their own separate crew quarters located amidship allowing guests to enjoy increased levels of privacy.

Amenities & Entertainment

Amenities on board for the charter guests include Deck shower, Light fishing gear, Special diets, Sun cushions and Swim platform.

An extensive list of further amenities and water toys can be seen under the features and amenities section.

Yacht charter destinations

SAIL AWAY is Currently cruising in the Caribbean.

Sample itineraries for the cruising destinations can be supplied by your professional charter broker allowing you to plan your luxury yacht charter vacation in detail.

Locations

  • Caribbean
  • Leeward Islands

Features

  • Deck shower
  • Fishing gear - light
  • Special diets
  • Sun cushions
  • Swim platform

Plan

Crew

Crew

Sheldon & Vanessa Lindsay

Captain

Summer Season crew aboard SAIL AWAY
now through October, 2021 and Spring Summer 2022
Captain Sheldon Lindsay
Sheldon is a qualified RYA Ocean Yacht Master Commercial endorsed with over 400,000 nautical miles under his belt. He has sailed in all the oceans of the world. Started sailing at the age of 8 on dinghy competing at various regatta's. In his late teens, Sheldon began sailing at Royal Cape Yacht club for many years racing on various keel boats. He is a qualified diesel mechanic. He also judged World Cup wind surfing for a couple of years and is good all-around water sportsman. Sheldon is a good teacher and will get you up on the wake board or ski's with his coaching. He has lots of stories to tell of his many ocean crossings of the world including scrapes with pirates and Cape Horne. Anything on the water comes naturally to him having grown up in Cape Town, South Africa were surfing and sailing is a year round experience. Being involved with the ocean, diving, surfing and sailing is his life.

Chef Vanessa Bush
Nessie, as everyone calls her, started chartering in the Caribbean in the 1980's and then went on to circumnavigate the world on a 40 foot steel boat. She is a chef with years of experience in boat catering and in villas in Europe specializing in Italian/French and Caribbean cuisine. She has over 100,000 nautical miles under her belt, ran the galley at the well known Atlantic Boat Club in Cape Town. Also spent her time raising children, running the local pony club and eventing on her horse whenever she had the time while running her late husband’s fishing business. After that started chartering in various parts of the world with Sheldon experiencing different cultures and cooking experiences.

Both Sheldon and Vanessa have open water dive and advanced first aid certificates. They enjoy entertaining and meeting new people from all parts of the world, having chartered in the Caribbean the Med and Thailand and sailed the Pacific.

Warm and friendly, Captain Mike and Chef Lesley Blamey will spoil you with true South African hospitality. From the moment you step aboard, you will feel at home in the comfortable and beautifully appointed Sail Away. They grew up together, in the Sub Tropical coast of KwaZulu Natal, and the ocean and watersports have always been a big part of their life. They traveled extensively meeting new people and making friends around the world, and enjoying the cultures and cuisines of the world, and decided that once they sold their National Transport Company, and the children had graduated and left home they would pursue a more relaxed lifestyle sharing their love of the ocean, water sports, traveling, meeting new people, enjoying their cultures and cuisines and making new friends.

Mike is a qualified RYA Yachtmaster with over 50,000 sea miles under his belt. Together they have sailed and explored the Indian, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It gives him great pleasure to assist a total novice in getting up and sailing with a little guidance and encouragement. He is also a qualified Padi Dive Master, and will happily assist certified divers on planning their dives and accompany them as their guide. As an accomplished water-skier, and surfer he will soon have you up and riding on your water sports of choice. He is very competent in maintaining and running all aspects of his yacht. His warm and giving personality, love of life, sense of humor and honesty make him a great captain to sail with. His "generous" barman's skills and great tales will have guests laughing into the night. He's also a great DJ.

Lesley is a certified diver, and with 45000 sea miles logged is also proficient at the helm and in all crew aspects.
A great cook - who's skills in the galley will delight you. Her wonderful cuisine, reflects favored dishes from around world, varied and beautifully presented. A true Piscies, you'll find her in the water as as much as on it. She will happily take you on guided snorkeling safaris, pointing out all the varied corals and fish found in the beautiful Caribbean waters. She is a natural earth mother, who enjoys children, is fun, easy going, helpful and resourceful. She will happily play surrogate "granny" to the kids, keeping them entertained and happy while you enjoy a scuba dive or a visit to one of the fabulous beach bars or restaurants on the islands. From the moment you board Sail Away she will make you feel relaxed and at home, while making sure your every need is attended to. Mike and Lesley have been happily married for 40 years. Their friendship, respect and happiness together makes them a great team, and they look forward to giving you a holiday of a lifetime.

Originally from Queensland, Australia, chef Lisa Mead has spent the past 25 years cooking between Australia, the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. She has created epicurean delights for all walks of life including royalty, heads of state and celebrities on board luxury yachts, in 5 star villas and restaurants. In addition to her time spent living in South East Asia, where she gained valuable experience with the local cuisine, if asked Lisa would describe her cooking as global, pulling from different cultures, using only the freshest of ingredients.
Currently Lisa is being filmed in her own cooking show as chef and host of a series titled: "Galley Gourmet With Chef Lisa".

Marie Perez

Marie was born in the Dominican Republic. In her teenage years she moved to Italy where she studied languages. She worked as interpreter/translator along with Web Marketing. Marie also loved cooking part time in restaurants, where she found herself in tune with her soul and real nature.
In 2010 she totally revolutionized her life by changing profession and started cooking on yachts in the US and British Virgin Islands. Now she is a professional Chef, graduated with Merit from the Ashburton Chefs Academy in Devon, England.
Marie is a superstar in the galley specializing in tasty Italian, European, North America, and Spanish Caribbean cuisine with a flair for unique presentation and gracious service. She gives her best when inspiration launches her at new “Marie’s Creations”, which are very original, tasty dishes, result of a passionate research into new ways to satisfy the most refine palates.
Marie has a passion for client service detail and loves to deliver those special touches that bring smiles to all her guests. You will be asking for her amazing recipes when you reluctantly leave Marie's kitchen. She speaks English, Italian, Spanish and French but is best versed in the language of excellent service and tasty fun.

Destinations

Frequently Asked Questions

How much to charter SAIL AWAY?

SAIL AWAY has a weekly charter price starting at $33,000 and an estimated daily charter price of $5,500.

SAIL AWAY can accommodate 10 sleeping guests on board in 5 cabins.

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Specification

Yacht nameSAIL AWAY
Prior nameVACOA
Speed (cruising)18.5kph / 10kn
Speed (max)22.2kph / 12kn
Fuel consumption (cruising)18.9lph / 5gph
Fuel consumption (max)22.7lph / 6gph
Engine2x Volvo 150hp
HullCatamaran
StabilizersNone
FlagBritish Virgin Islands
Launched2014
BuilderLagoon
DesignerVPLP and Nauta Yachts