USVI Sailboat AUGUST MAVERICK

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Does swimming in turquoise crystal-clear water and sunbathing on beautiful, white sandy beaches sound like paradise to you? The US Virgin Islands offer precisely that. After only a short flight from the US East Coast, you could be scuba diving, deep-sea fishing, or paddle-boarding in these pristine waters. This will surely provide a great escape for the entire family. Guests of all ages are welcomed, and it is a baby-friendly vessel.

S/Y AUGUST MAVERICK in the U.S. Virgin Islands
USVI Sailboat August Maverick pictured with many water toys
August Maverick

Explore St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix, the three main islands, and more than 50 smaller islets and cays of the US Virgin Islands.

White sandy beach on St. Thomas, accessible while on sail with the USVI Sailboat August Maverick
Beach on St. Thomas

USVI Sailboat August Maverick 92-Foot Sailing Yacht

Crewed sailing charter yacht August Maverick is a 92-foot spacious sailing yacht accommodating up to 12 guests. It offers an extraordinarily comfortable arrangement in 1 large master suite and two cabins with two twins and 2 Pullman berths. In the main salon, two built-in sofas can each sleep one guest. The master suite has his and her separate baths. Furthermore, all heads are equipped with electric toilets.

This sailing vessel provides a sizeable, roomy, fully air-conditioned main salon for dining. The pilothouse welcomes guests with its 360-degree view of the beautiful turquoise-blue water and islands. All the windows can be opened whenever you prefer a refreshing ocean breeze. You may relax at tables and chairs under a beautiful sun awning or sunbathe on the enormous deck.

The beautiful main salon on the USVI Sailboat August Maverick
August Maverick Salon

Water Toys

There is no shortage of water toys on this sailing vessel. In addition, scuba gear is conveniently provided on board. Since Captain Shawn is a divemaster, offering his expertise will provide a sense of security. The crystal-clear waters of the USVI, with over 500 species of fish coupled with 40 types of coral, are ideal for snorkeling and scuba diving.

  • 50 HP dinghy
  • Adult water skis
  • Kneeboards and wakeboard
  • 2 kayaks
  • Floating mats
  • Swim platform
  • Snorkel and fishing gear
  • 4 SU Paddleboards
  • Scuba gear for four adults, including wetsuits
  • Six inflatable chairs and one inflatable couch
  • E-Foil (New addition)

The August Maverick offers Rendezvous diving only.

We’ve also added an e-foil (electric hydrofoil) to our water-sports line up.  E-foils are a relatively new addition to the water sports world but are taking off – literally.  As someone who grew up surfing it is great to be able to share that feeling with guests even when there are no waves.  It really is a blast.

Captain Shaw said

Additional Amenities on the USVI Sailboat August Maverick

  • 3 Icemakers
  • Wine cooler
  • TV and DVD in the main salon and master suite
  • iPod/device hookups and internet router in all guest rooms and main salon
  • Bluetooth stereo in all guest rooms and common areas and on deck

The Crew

Captain Shawn Deweese

Shawn is not only the Captain of August Maverick but also the owner. This will guarantee you the most thorough knowledge of this sailing vessel. His experience is vast. He grew up on the water from Cape Cod, the Caymans, to the lakes in Minnesota. Additionally, he served nine years in the US Coast Guard as a commanding officer on large cutters. Shawn not only attended the Naval Diving Salvage Training Center, but he was also an instructor for four years. This background, coupled with Shawn’s PADI Dive Master license, will give you the confidence that you are in very experienced hands on the August Maverick. He enjoys having children on board. He enjoys teaching them about fishing and having a lot of fun with all the water toys available.

First Mate Victoria Balcheva

Having grown up on Bulgaria‘s Black Sea, Victoria has loved the sea from childhood. Her background ranges from attending International Business Management college to health coach and fitness instructor. But her true love is the sea. Victoria earned a Skipper diploma in Greece, where she ran day trips and multi-day cruises. After moving to the USA, she earned her 100-ton USCG Captain’s License. In particular, her expertise is in managing guests of all ages on the August Maverick, making sure that it will be the best and most memorable experience for everybody.

August Maverick’s Chefs

We work with a great network of private Chefs both in the Virgins Islands and New England. A crew of three will await you on your inclusive charter!

Captain Shawn and Vici shared

The Food

The ideas listed are only examples of the extensive and varied menu. It is equally important to mention that the chef can offer special diets.

Enjoying the view from the deck off the main salon on the USVI Sailboat August Maverick
Relish breakfast, midday meal, or dinner here or in the main salon of the August Maverick

Start the day in Paradise, savoring freshly baked scones, eggs benedict, or fruit-filled crepes. While you dine, sit on the deck, watch the gentle waves of the Caribbean Sea, and enjoy a gentle ocean breeze.

After a morning spent with great water activities, the family will appreciate Caribbean fish tacos, vegetable kabobs, or grilled panini.

While relishing the gorgeous sunset in the evening, you might agree that the Sunset Beach BBQ is a family favorite. Mouthwatering pineapple glazed pork tenderloin, coconut prawns, stuffed Caribbean lobster, and several enticing side dishes make this menu item very appealing.

For more information regarding charters, please visit our page “Have Your Ideal Cruise In The British Virgin Islands.”


Contact us at 1-321-777-1707 or complete this form to discuss your vacation plans.