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

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Last updated: 09/09/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property 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 Genoa.
Additionally, she is equipped with two 40 hp Yanmar diesel engines when power is needed.

A 12 ' Tender with a 40 hp motor for tubing, sub wing and knee boarding along with snorkel equipment for everyone, floats and water toys. 2 Paddle Boards and a Kayak. Hookah underwater breathing system for 2

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.
Pictures and more information at sunshinesailingcharters.com

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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
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

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

  • Children Welcome:

    Swim safe please...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Please contact us. Possibly arraignments can be made....moreless

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

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

  • Games
  • 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

  • Television:

    For viewing DVD's and onboard movies in Salon...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Over 300 Movies...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

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

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    BVI and USVI internet available in most locations...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

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

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

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

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    2 StandUp Paddle boards, Sub Wing, Wake Board, Tow Tube, 12' 40HP Tender, water toys, floats, snorkel equipment, fins, snorkel vests, Zayak sea sled, Under water breathing system for 2 people...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas New Year
Dec 16 - Jan 9, 2017
7 night min stay

$14,250
Standard pricing
7 night min stay

$12,750

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
St Thomas
Bellevue, St Thomas, USVI
Nearest Barpub
Steppin Up
Bellevue, St Thomas, USVI
Nearest Ferry
Charlotte Amalie
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
St Thomas
0.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rt 30
Bellevue, St Thomas, USVI
Nearest Restaurant
Steppin Up
Bellevue, St Thomas, USVI
Nearest Ski
Bellevue, St Thomas, USVI
Nearest Beach
All Over

Car: Not Necessary

Available for sailing charters in USVI, BVI and the Spanish Virgin Islands

 

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 Master 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 Bellevue, St Thomas, USVI:
“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, knee boarding, tubing, wake boarding, snorkeling, Sub Wing, 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, The BVI's and the Spanish Virgin Islands 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, Sub Wing 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 12' 40hp Tender is available for water activities and transportation to and from shore. We charter from November to July.


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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

  • 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

  • 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?

  • 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

  • Paddle Board Fun

    Paddle Board Fun

  • Exciting opportunity to troll for fish!

    Exciting opportunity to troll for fish!

VRBO #445268

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Monday, September 12, 2016

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