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Fountaine Pajot 51, Vienna in the BVI

The Virgin Islands hold a special place in our hearts as a premier sailing destination with awe-inspiring beauty. For fellow sailing enthusiasts, the Fountaine Pajot 51 stands out as a true gem in sailing yachts.

Join us on a journey as we explore the unique features of the Fountaine Pajot 51. Additionally, we’ll unveil a yacht charter option and spotlight the must-see spots in the Virgin Islands. These destinations promise a blend of natural wonders and snorkeling opportunities you shouldn’t miss.

Latest news: Fountaine Pajot Sailing Catamarans will be offering private visits, sea trials, and cocktails in La Rochelle from June 27th to 29th, 2024. Seven catamarans will be on display, including the Aura 51.

The Fountaine Pajot 51: An Overview

The Fountaine Pajot Aura 51 is a sailing yacht that sets itself apart in cruising catamarans. It has a powerful sail plan, dual helm stations, and smart electric systems to improve the sailing experience. This yacht is the proud successor of the world-renowned Saba 50 in the Fountaine Pajot Sailing Catamaran range.

The La Rochelle shipyard elevates its yachts with luxurious, sustainable features, offering a variety of modern catamarans.

  • Model Year: The Fountaine Pajot 51 was introduced to the market in 2022. It embodies the latest advancements in design and technology from Fountaine Pajot.
  • Cabins and accommodations: The vessel can accommodate up to ten guests across six cabins, providing ultimate comfort. Notably, Fountaine Pajot is the largest French catamaran builder in the world.
  • Amenities and comfort: The Fountaine Pajot 51 collectively enhances the luxury and convenience of your sailing experience. Here are the detailed features that make it stand out: 
    • An aft platform for easy water access
    • Integrated solar panels for sustainable voyages
    • High-end engines
    • Abundant natural light and ventilation
    • LED TVs and stereo systems in the salon for entertainment
    • A deck shower
    • A water maker for onboard drinking water purification
    • Internet access
    • Water sports equipment

Introducing the Fountaine Pajot 51 in the BVI: VIENNA

Deck Layout

Built-in 2022, Vienna showcases over 3,000 square feet of meticulously designed living space. This spans three levels and includes both upper and lower decks. Its foredeck features an adaptable sun awning, perfect for leisurely moments at anchor. For breathtaking panoramic views, ascend to the flybridge.

Cabins and accommodations | Fountaine Pajot 51

The Catamaran Vienna offers accommodation for up to eight guests in four queen cabins, each equipped with a shower. Additionally, all cabins feature full air conditioning for maximum comfort.

The main salon has a generously sized dining area perfect for hosting up to eight guests. If you prefer dining under the open sky, a table and seating area await you on the cockpit deck.

Dining Options

This Fountaine Pajot 51 yacht provides an all-inclusive experience featuring a full-board dining option. Guests can enjoy breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and beverages, excluding premium selections.

Water Access

Crafted with transom steps to facilitate effortless access to and from the water. This vessel also boasts a tender lift that serves a dual purpose:

  • Enabling convenient storage of the dinghy
  • Plus, as a platform for diving and swimming

This addition elevates guests’ overall experience, allowing them to dive into underwater adventures completely.

Crew | Fountaine Pajot 51

  • Captain Pieter Gerber
  • Chef Theresa Jacobs.

Base Port

  • Nanny Cay, BVI
  • Please note that the Catamaran Vienna is unavailable for charter in the US Virgin Islands.

Charter rate information | Fountaine Pajot 51

  • The Weekly Inclusive Rates vary according to the number of guests, $26,500 for 2 guests – $29,500 for 8 guests.

CHRISTMAS: 2-8 guests @34,000USD – must end no later than December 26.

NEW YEAR’S: 2-8 guests @37,000USD – must begin no later than December 27.

Water Toys

  • 40hp dinghy
  • 6 pax dinghy
  • sea scooters
  • water skis for adult
  • snorkel gear
  • tube
  • wakeboard
  • SU paddle boards
  • floating mats
  • swim platform

Planning Your Trip: When to Go

The best time to visit the Virgin Islands is during the dry season, with average temperatures ranging from 75°F to 85°F. This period offers excellent sailing conditions, ideal for water-based activities and adventures.

Key Destinations to Visit in the Virgin Islands: Where to Go

St. Thomas

  • Experience Charlotte Amalie’s scenic beauty and breathtaking ocean views.
  • The city also boasts many historical sites, including Fort Christian, 99 Steps, and Emancipation Garden.

St. John

  • Virgin Islands National Park offers a rich tapestry of marine life, historical sites, and recreational activities. It is a premier destination for nature lovers and history buffs alike.

A more relaxed vacation experience in St. Croix

  • St. George Village Botanical Garden offers a closer look at the flora native to St. Croix and the Caribbean.
  • Then, delve into the intricate coral reef ecosystem of the Buck Island Reef National Monument.

Tortola – The gateway to the BVI

  • Visit Cane Garden Bay, where ample anchorages await just beyond reach.
  • Tortola is also the main hub for sailors and is home to many marinas.

Jost Van Dyke

  • Soggy Dollar Bar serves the famous “Painkiller” drink, while Foxy’s Taboo Bar and Restaurant offers more fun vibes.

Virgin Gorda

  • Discover The Baths, a place like no other, celebrated for its unique geological formations and inviting sea pools.
  • Then, sail to Gorda Peak National Park to behold breathtaking vistas from the island’s highest point.


Norman Island on a Fountaine Pajot 51 yacht

  • Willy T, a floating bar and restaurant near The Bight, offers a refined dining and leisure experience. Set against the backdrop of the beach, it then provides a picturesque setting for guests to enjoy.


What is the cost of chartering the Fountaine Pajot 51?

The charter price for a Fountaine Pajot 51 yacht ranges from $26,500 to $30,000 per week, contingent upon the number of guests.

What is included in a charter rate?

The charter rate includes the crew, accommodations, meals and beverages, and onboard water sports activities. Other expenses, such as taxes, customs fees, airport transfers, and premium requests, may incur additional costs.

Can the Fountaine Pajot 51 navigate areas other than the British Virgin Islands?

The Fountaine Pajot 51 is presently accessible for charter within Croatia and Greece.

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