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 paddleboarding in these pristine waters. This will surely provide a great escape for the entire family. Guests of all ages are welcome, and it is a baby-friendly vessel.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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 ideas listed are only examples of the extensive and varied menu. It is equally important to mention that the chef can offer special diets.
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.”