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Explore the Us & British Virgin Islands Aboard Alternate Latitude--All Inclusive

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Last updated: 09/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Alternate Latitude is an award-winning 44 foot Voyage Catamaran and Captain Steve has been sailing for over 20 years. He has carefully outfitted Alternate Latitude with a fresh & comfortable exterior & interior, with all new navigational equipment & other electronics, cushions & linens, stereo (MP3’s – yes!) and electric heads (toilets) in all bathrooms. You will experience the security of a qualified Captain, local knowledge and flair on a comfortable & recently updated beautiful sailing vessel.
Alternate Latitude offers 2 queen staterooms, each with own bathroom. The boat comes outfitted with toys aplenty, with 2 stand-up paddle boards, snorkel equipment for the whole gang, floaties & even a tube to pull behind the 5-passenger, 40 horse-power Zodiac dingy. Travel to multiple Caribbean islands via your own personal charter & visit coves & islands that you couldn’t easily get to if you stayed in a hotel without paying for all the extra travel costs (ferries, taxis, etc.).
Wake up to a breakfast of fresh local fruit & home-made treats from Chef Deb, then either jump in the sea for a refreshing swim/snorkel or take a hike on the trails that lead you to historical spots complete with amazing views. A light & healthy lunch will await you back on the boat – after that is a perfect time for an afternoon nap in the shade or chasing turtles on one of the stand-up paddle boards. Wind up the day with a little happy hour before a sumptuous dinner under the stars or opt for the delicious local West Indian fare at places such as Foxy’s or The Bitter End.

Alternate Latitude offers 3 kinds of charters – Captain only, half-board or all-inclusive:

For the Captain only option, Steve & Deb will take care of sailing the boat and will arrange an itinerary with you that meet your requirements taking into account weather, feasibility etc. You will be responsible for provisioning, cooking and cleaning. It’s a way to save money on your charter and experience a relaxed, casual sailing vacation. All toys and amenities included, so you enjoy the comfort and amenities of a crewed yacht without the expense of gourmet cuisine or the limitation of dining on board. Extra costs on Captain only charters are provisions (food and drinks) for your group and the captain, fuel, ice, local permits, customs & immigration, mooring balls, fuel, water – basically anything but the boat & captain/crew.

Captain Only: per week: 1-6 pax
We provide the cleaning (dishes, galley, daily bathroom cleaning, etc.) in addition to the Captain's Famous Rum Cake $6900 + expenses

Captain Only Deluxe including expenses (customs fees, mooring fees, fuel, ice) = $7800

Half Board 1-6 Pax
The half-board option includes 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 3 dinners - Beer & wine are included. Chef Deb will work with you to create a menu that fits your preferred palates & diets.

Half Board Rates:
Winter/Spring 2015
2 pax $9,000, 3 pax $9,300, 4 pax $10,200, 5 pax $11,000, 6 pax, $11,600

The all-inclusive option is just that - all meals & a full bar. Don’t worry about a thing.
Winter/Spring 2015
2 pax = $9,500, 3 pax= $10,000, 4 pax = $11,000, 5 pax = $12,000, 6 pax = $12,900

*** For both half-board & all-inclusive options, all extra costs & fees as listed in the captain only option are included.

Charters are typically for 7 nights and can start and end on any day convenient to you and the yacht’s availability.

We can pick up and drop off in the US or BVI so when looking for flights check them both.

Last minute charters? You bet. If our calendar is open, and you are ready to vacation within the next 2 weeks, ask about our last minute booking special!

We are able to perform your wedding & vow renewals! Ask us about our wedding/honeymoon & anniversary packages.

Alternate Latitude welcomes broker inquiries!
We are a member of the Virgin Islands Charter Yacht League, and Charter House Yacht Club.


Property Type

  • Yacht

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


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

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Private Chef


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be at least 18 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Must be able to swim...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smoking allowed on the back deck only when the boat is not in motion....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Forward Starboard: toilet, shower

    Electric head...moreless

  • Aft Starboard: toilet, shower

    Electric Head...moreless

  • Forward Port: toilet, shower

    Electric Head...moreless


  • Toys
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Water View:

    360 degree water views all around the boat!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    2 dining areas, inside or in the cockpit. Lovely table linens available. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Each cabin has their own Air Conditioning that can run off the generator or shore power....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    On board internet service for both US & British waters....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Table linens, organic cotton sheets & cotton blanket...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Most cell phones will work in USVI and BVI. *** HOWEVER BVI cell phone service can cost $3.00 per minute or more....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels & beach towels, changed mid week...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Ready for action first thing in the morning...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full stoneware & an array of cooking utensils. Stainless steel pots & pans. ...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Convection/toaster oven in addition to propane stove/oven. Refrigerator & freezer inside, electric cooler outside for beverages....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator


  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    2 Stand up paddle boards, wake board, snorkel gear, floats, tube to pull behind dinghy, life jackets, beach games, rendezvous SCUBA, etc...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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from 45 traveler reviews
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Taxes Not included


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Last updated: 09/29/2015
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2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Several that travel throughout the Virgin Islands

Car: Not Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: Ralph and Stacie love the sea, the sailing life, and making new friends. They have been cruising the East Coast USA, Florida Keys, and Caribbean full time for the past 3 years. Combining their cruising experiences, sailing the BVI, along with Ralph’s Chesapeake Bay Charter Captain experience, they are excited to share their unique perspective of the islands with their guests. Ralph grew up on the water, spending countless summers on his own boat from a very early age, solidifying his love of sailing. Joining the Navy, he developed a variety of skills helping him excel in the corporate workplace. After many years of working in electronics and electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, and even owning his own IT consulting company, Ralph left the corporate life to pursue his true passion as a Sailing Captain. Ralph holds a USCG Master’s License and has been licensed for more than 10 years. Ralph has also taught various boating and sailing classes through the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. Ralph’s interests outside of sailing include Tech gadgets, celestial navigation, and learning to play the guitar . Stacie grew up near Annapolis Maryland, participating in a variety of summer sailing programs. Stacie had a successful career as a Project Manager for a Non-Profit organization before helping Ralph deliver a Racing Sailboat from Bermuda back to Annapolis. Staice’s interest in sailing was reignited, and as it turns out has a knack for open ocean sailing. Aside from Sailing, Stacie loves all things pop-culture, movies, and TV related. However, Stacie’s intenterest are centered around helping others. She served on the board of directors for the Annapolis Jaycees, and as a volunteer for various theater groups in Key West. Together, Stacie and Ralph were very active in Annapolis Racing, as well as participating in a few Regattas in and around Annapolis as well as Biscayne Bay Florida. As a team Stacie and Ralph work very well together and make for a pleasant easy going

Why the Owner Chose Home Port: St. Thomas:
We love sailing in the US and British Virgin islands, the Islands are close together and well protected. Having the ability to move easily from one island to the next via Alternate Latitude will enhance your vacation(no ferries, packing and unpacking). From the boat you can do it all, whether you want to snorkel, hike, explore or just sit back and relax.

The Unique Benefits at this Yacht:
Alternate Latitude sails everyday for a few hours, it doesn't take long to get to the next island. Each island offers a new adventure, whether you are looking for quiet family anchorages or the party spot, the Virgin Islands have what you are looking for and we would love to show it to you.

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Speaks: english

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Flying the Spinnaker

    Flying the Spinnaker

  • 40hp dinghy

    40hp dinghy

  • Layout of Alternate Latitude, Captain's Cabin is Port Aft

    Layout of Alternate Latitude, Captain's Cabin is Port Aft

  • We specialize in relaxing & romantic honeymoon charters.

    We specialize in relaxing & romantic honeymoon charters.

  • Delectable crab cakes & spinach salad for lunch

    Delectable crab cakes & spinach salad for lunch

  • The Gecko Suite

    The Gecko Suite

  • Swim with Turtles

    Swim with Turtles

  • View from the bow

    View from the bow

  • Sunset over Sir Francis Drake Passage

    Sunset over Sir Francis Drake Passage

  • One of the beautiful beaches at Anegada

    One of the beautiful beaches at Anegada

  • Enjoy a Painkiller from Soggy Dollar on Jost Van Dyke

    Enjoy a Painkiller from Soggy Dollar on Jost Van Dyke

  • Snorkel experts!

    Snorkel experts!

  • Smooth sailing

    Smooth sailing

  • Forward Lounging Area

    Forward Lounging Area

  • Salon & galley

    Salon & galley

  • We can perform beach weddings!

    We can perform beach weddings!

  • The Turtle Suite

    The Turtle Suite

  • The Dolphin Suite

    The Dolphin Suite

  • Beaches all to yourself

    Beaches all to yourself

  • Full Moon Party at Trellis Bay

    Full Moon Party at Trellis Bay

  • Sunset from Cane Garden Bay

    Sunset from Cane Garden Bay

  • Dinghy Dock

    Dinghy Dock

  • Nap time

    Nap time

  • Is this seat taken?

    Is this seat taken?

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Home Port: St. Thomas #462928

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