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Ultimate Sailing, Dining,& Vacation Excursions in the Us & British Virgin Island

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Welcome Aboard Steppin Up! 43' Leopard Catamaran built by Robertson and Caine

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Last updated: 06/04/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Yacht Haven Grande yacht description

Stepping Up features 4 spacious cabins, each with a private head and shower. A modern galley and salon for relaxing and DVD viewing.

The interior V-shaped salon comfortably seats six for cocktails or viewing movies on a 23' flat screen tv.
Outdoor seating in the cockpit compliments alfresco dining beneath our hard top Bimini with full enclosure when weather requires.

Relax on the Bow Trampoline for sunning and star gazing or sit back and read in our many cushioned seating areas.

A removable shade can be mounted to protect you from too much sun!
2 Swim platforms, one with a ladder allows for easy re-boarding from the water.

Great performance under sail with the Main and a roller furled Gennaker.
Additionally, she is equipped with two 40 hp Yanmar diesel engines when power is needed.

A 14 ' Tender with a 40 hp motor for tubing, wake boarding and knee boarding along with snorkel equipment for everyone, floats and water toys. 2 Paddle Boards and a Kayak.

An onboard water maker provides an ample supply of fresh water. Air Conditioned cabins when needed.

Solar panels with inverter for AC current allows for the use of small electronic equipment.

Property Type

      • Yacht

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

          • Catering Available
          • Breakfast - Included In Price
          • Lunch - Included In Price
          • Dinner - Included In Price

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Smoking Allowed:

                Smoking is confined to outdoor swim platform and we appreciate your courtesy to others....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                18 years old contract must be paid in full in advance....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Swim safe please...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Events Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 2-6

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Forward Starboard: toilet, shower

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              • Aft Port: toilet, shower

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              • Aft Starboard: toilet, shower

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              • Private Heads have electric toilet, sink and retractable shower head. Electric pump for shower drain....moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining:

                Half board rates are available if you prefer to dining off yacht occasionally....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                All inclusive Galley cooking by Chef only. ...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                8...moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Freezer
              • Stove
              • Pantry Items
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Seating for 8 people

              Amenities

              • Towels Provided
              • Linens Provided
              • Air Conditioning
              • Heating

              Other Amenities

                  • When you sail aboard Steppin Up, our goal is to make your experience fun and relaxing. Three meals prepared fresh daily with between meal treats. Sailing to at least two different locations each day offers you more sightseeing, and adventure. Take photographs of the beautiful surroundings, or simply relax. While at anchor you can have fun with our Paddle Boards and ample snorkeling equipment, relax on our many floats or have some excitement on our Pull Tube, Wake Board or Water Skis. Each day opportunities to go ashore will be provided. You can visit local villages to do some sightseeing and shopping. For those who enjoy hikes we can recommend numerous locations to fit you level of interest. Arrangements can be made for onshore tours or other activities ZipLine, SCUBA, surfing, fishing, hiking, kiteboarding, windsurfing, dining, and more. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Music Library:

                    Feel free to bring your own iPod we have over 1000 selections in our library...moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    iPod hook up to zoned speakers. Feel free to bring your own iPod...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    2 StandUp Paddle boards, water skis, Wake Board, Tow Tube, 14' 40HP Tender, water toys, floats, snorkel equipment, fins, vests, (some equipment not available in NY)...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Forward Bow and Trampoline for relaxing with numerous cushioned seats and lounge deck. Sun shade can be attached....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Romantic
                  • Family
                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic
                  • Budget
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                  • Beach View
                  • Beachfront
                  • Mountain View
                  • Ocean View
                  • Oceanfront
                  • Water View
                  • Waterfront

                  Activities

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Parasailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sailing
                  • Fishing
                  • Laundromat
                  • Golf
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Surfing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Cinemas
                  • Duty Free Shops
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Walking
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Boating
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Swimming
                   

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                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  winter 2014
                  Dec 1 - Jul 15, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $11,500

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  50% due with signed contract with balance due 60 days prior to charter date.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 06/04/2014
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                  Location

                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  St Thomas
                  Yacht Haven Grande
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Charlotte Amalie
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Rt 30
                  Yacht Haven Grande
                  Nearest Beach
                  All Over
                  Yacht Haven Grande
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Steppin Up
                  Yacht Haven Grande
                  Nearest Ski
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  St Thomas
                  Yacht Haven Grande
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Steppin Up

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Available for sailing charters in USVI, BVI and the Caribbean

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2006

                  About the owner: Captain Bill Wilson has been sailing for over 35 years. Destinations included Croatia, Tahiti, Bora Bora, Bermuda and the Caribbean Islands. The winter of 2011-2012 was spent sailing sites throughout the Windward and Leeward Islands, the USVI’s, the BVI’s as well as the Bahamas. The 2012 summer was spent sailing the east coast of the US, the Chesapeake Bay, in and around New Jersey, New York Harbor to the Hudson River. An open water sail from North Carolina to St Thomas in October of 2012 marks a total of over 4300 miles in one year. Past experiences also include skydiving, hang gliding, scuba diving, rock climbing, competitive swimming and distance running. Captain Bill recently retired from 35 years in the Heating and Cooling industry and as owner and operator of several restaurants for over 15 years. He’s a Licensed Contractor in Refrigeration and Plumbing as well as a certified Electrician and HVAC Technician. Captain Bill is a veteran of the US Navy and holds a USCG Captains 50 Ton Certification. Michelle Emmons has over 30 years of experience in the kitchen, ranging from intimate multi-course meals to banquets for up to 100 people. Her passion for cooking and baking has come to fruition in the Galley. Michelle recently retired from teaching for 17 years. She coached competitive gymnastics & volleyball for over a decade. and maintains her status as a free-lance artist on a contractual basis. She has logged 4000 miles on the water aboard Stepping Up and looks forward to providing a comfortable vacation experience for guests. Bill and Michelle are life-long athletes. They were both active volunteers in community organizations. Their years of experience working with people is coupled with a sincere desire to cater to your comfort. You will be happy to spend your vacation aboard Steppin Up with Capt’n Bill and Michelle.

                  Why the Owner Chose Yacht Haven Grande:
                  “A unique ‘On the Water’ B&B” A vacation aboard Steppin Up gives you the choice of active or leisure time. Water activities that are provided by the yacht including sailing, fishing, knee boarding, tubing, wake boarding, snorkeling, swimming or just laying in the sun. There is an abundance of onshore and island activities as well, including hiking, zip line, shopping, sightseeing, kiteboarding, SCUBA, windsurfing and so much more. We offer Extended Cruises - Honeymoon Cruises - Tandems with other Yachts. We will customize your cruise to fit your individual or group trip.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Yacht:
                  When you sail aboard Steppin Up in the US Virgin Islands and The BVI's, our goal is to make your experience fun and relaxing. A typical day would include three meals prepared fresh with between meal treats. Sailing to at least two different locations each day offers you more sightseeing, excitement, and adventure. While enjoying the ride at sail you can take photographs of the beautiful surroundings, or simply relax. While at anchor you can have fun with our Paddle Boards and ample snorkeling equipment, relax on our many floats or have some excitement on our Pull Tube, Wake Board or Knee board. Each day opportunities to go ashore will be provided. You can visit local villages to do some sightseeing and shopping. For those who enjoy hikes we can recommend numerous locations to fit you level of interest. Your charter will be customized to what you like best. Our 14' 40hp Tender is available for water activities and transportation to and from shore. We charter from November to July.


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                  Speaks: english

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                  • Welcome Aboard Steppin Up!
43' Leopard Catamaran built by Robertson and Caine

                    Welcome Aboard Steppin Up! 43' Leopard Catamaran built by Robertson and Caine

                  • Spinnaker for light wind days.

                    Spinnaker for light wind days.

                  • Sturdy and comfortable our Bow Trampoline is perfect for sunning and star gazing

                    Sturdy and comfortable our Bow Trampoline is perfect for sunning and star gazing

                  • Formal Al Fresco dining on a beautiful new mahogany table in enclosed cockpit.

                    Formal Al Fresco dining on a beautiful new mahogany table in enclosed cockpit.

                  • Spacious Salon and Galley with TV/DVD

                    Spacious Salon and Galley with TV/DVD

                  • 2 Queen size Aft Staterooms each with private Head

                    2 Queen size Aft Staterooms each with private Head

                  • 2 Queen size Aft Staterooms each with private Head

                    2 Queen size Aft Staterooms each with private Head

                  • 14' 40hp Tender with Tow Tube, Adult Skis and Wake Board for water fun!

                    14' 40hp Tender with Tow Tube, Adult Skis and Wake Board for water fun!

                  • Paddle Board Fun

                    Paddle Board Fun

                  • Exciting opportunity to troll for fish!

                    Exciting opportunity to troll for fish!

                  • Great performance under sail.

                    Great performance under sail.

                  • Relax on our spacious bow trampoline and cushioned seating areas.

                    Relax on our spacious bow trampoline and cushioned seating areas.

                  • 2 Stand-Up boards, plenty of snorkel equipment, vests, floats and toys.

                    2 Stand-Up boards, plenty of snorkel equipment, vests, floats and toys.

                  • Comfortable seating for six, sun visors and enclosure when needed.

                    Comfortable seating for six, sun visors and enclosure when needed.

                  • Unique hand-carved 'Virgin Islands" map table for indoor dining and games!

                    Unique hand-carved 'Virgin Islands" map table for indoor dining and games!

                  • Walk around Forward Stateroom with queen size bed and private Head.

                    Walk around Forward Stateroom with queen size bed and private Head.

                  • Private Head with separate entrance to each stateroom

                    Private Head with separate entrance to each stateroom

                  • Underwater camera with video capability.

                    Underwater camera with video capability.

                  • Room for so many to relax during a beautiful sail.

                    Room for so many to relax during a beautiful sail.

                  • Fresh Mahi Mahi for dinner anyone?

                    Fresh Mahi Mahi for dinner anyone?

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                  3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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