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Join the adventure and have the time of your life when you charter your next vacation aboard the sailing vessel guiding light.
You can do absolutely nothing but lie in the sun, play in the water, and snorkel the reefs as if you were in an aquarium. If you are feeling a little more adventurous you can help sail the boat and i will teach you as much as you would like to learn. Your charter gives you access to all the equipment aboard the vessel including snorkel gear for diving on the reefs, beach gear for lying around in the sand, bicycles for land tours, a kayak for your paddling desires, fishing gear to appease your hunter/gather side, and other toys socked away for you to discover.
$6000, plus expenses, is all it takes to charter the guiding light for 8 days and 7 nights. You can bring up to six people, which will share three queen size cabins (2 have ensuite heads plus there is a full size shower for everyone to use). I am charging significantly less than most other catamarans, which will run you $10,000-$16,000 a week, because i love showing adventurous, easy going, fun loving people the sights and joy of my lifestyle.
I want to make your vacation the best one possible, so you will want to come back year after year and leave comments like the following:
This was the best day….Of my life! ~ mandy
Thanks for the great family vacation. Sailing can’t get any easier than aboard the guiding light ~ mike
Thanks for sharing your home & local knowledge. ~ carol
Great week, lots of great sights & snorkeling. / ditto! Turtles, goats, and drinks…oh my! ~ aaron & sabrina
The guiding light is a great boat and shane was an awesome captain. ~ chris & audrey
All you have to do is tell me your desires and i will do everything possible to make it happen, because your charter will be totally customized to your request.
When it comes to food i can help out as much as you like, including provisioning the boat for you, baking homemade bread, and cooking some of my highly regarded dishes and desserts like:
• roasted red pepper and tomato soup • feta stuffed roasted peppers • survey soup (lemon, chicken, and artichokes) • lemon pepper flank steak stuffed with cheese and spinach • greek roasted chicken • tequila lime chicken • guatemalan style fish • mango pasta (a wonderful blend of sweet, salty, and spice created aboard guiding light) • cherry pastry (everyone’s favorite) • pears boiled in red wine with a mint chocolate sauce on top • pineapple soufflé • white chocolate cranberry tart
There is even a drink of the day during your charter if you would like.
Two of the cabins have private sinks and toilets. I pulled the head out of the third cabin in order to build a full size shower for everyone to use. The third cabin shared the head with the captain, but has a separate entrance....moreless
Come aboard you will have the best vacation ever!!!
I love playing board games and have many you may have not heard of...moreless
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About the owner: My name is Shane and I have owned the Guiding Light for over four years now. I sailed it from the BVI to Texas and then spent a year sailing along the Gulf and East Coast before spending a year traveling around the Bahamas. I returned to the Virgin Island at the beginning of 2011 and have been running charters ever since. I love taking my guest to the different wonderful sites and giving them a unique feel for the islands and a historical perspective to view them through.
Before I bought my boat I was a recovery auditor and a firefighter for 10 years in Colorado.
Why the Owner Chose USVI: I think the Lagoon 410 is one of the best vessels out there because it has the accommodations, good sailing capabilities, and most people say it feel much bigger than it is.
The Unique Benefits at this Yacht: When you charter with me aboard the Guiding Light you get my services as a captain plus as a tour guide, snorkel guide, and cook. I make homemade bread for sandwiches at lunch and will prepare dinners for you if you are interested.