Welcome Aboard Opus, Your 50' Floating Dive Resort in the Virgin Islands!!!(13 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Property type:Yacht
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Many people come to the US Virgin Islands to get married and honeymoon. Billy is a non-denominational wedding officiant and provides wedding services on Opus or a beach of your choice.
Opus is based in St. Thomas for convenient access and availability for pick-up in either St. Thomas or Tortola, BVI. She is your perfect floating villa for as little or as long as you would like to stay with us.
Opus has three staterooms with separate entrances. Two double bed cabins and one v-berth queen bed cabin each feature a private en suite head/shower. The main salon is comfortable for relaxing, watching movies, reading and dining. The covered cockpit provides a welcome escape from the sun.
On deck, we provide all scuba dive/snorkel gear, fishing gear and chairs to relax in. The fighting chair on the aft deck is great for fishing or a favorite place to gather at sunset. There is a swim platform, ladder and fresh water shower provided. Whether you prefer to dine in the shaded cockpit, sunbathe on the trampolines, dance on the foredeck, or simply count the stars, Opus's large open deck provides unmatched flexibility.
There are many dive sites anywhere within the Sir Francis Drake Channel from Norman Island through Peter Island, Dead Chest, Salt, Cooper and Ginger Islands all the way up to Mountain Point on Virgin Gorda, including the Dog Islands, Guana, the Camanoe Islands, Marina Cay and Trellis Bay. Weather conditions and experience level of divers determines what islands we go to.
We offer a wide range of opportunities to begin and continue your dive education. From basic classes like Discover Scuba all the way to Professional Level courses like Dive Master and Assistant Instructor. Billy's level of experience will enhance your skills, safety and even your career!
Billy is a PADI Master Instructor who has been scuba diving for over 30 years. His knowledge, love of diving and patience insures that your dive experiences are safe and unforgettable!
When deciding your charter vacation, we provide three options to fit your needs:
'Captain Only' includes captain and first mate, but does not include food and beverage. This is a great choice if you love to cook and want to plan your meals or eat on shore a lot.
2 guests $7000.00
3 guests $7250.00
4 guests $7500.00
5 guests $7750.00
6 guests $8000.00
'Half Board' based on 8 days, 7 nights includes 7 breakfast, 4 lunches, 3 dinners and the ship's bar. A great choice if you love to experience the local restaurants.
2 guests $7750.00
3 guests $8125.00
4 guests $8500.00
5 guests $8875.00
6 guests $9250.00
'All-Inclusive' includes all food, beverages and ship's bar.
2 guests $8000.00
3 guests $8500.00
4 guests $9000.00
5 guests $9500.00
6 guests $10000.00
Prices are based on 8 days, 7 nights and includes all expenses related to running of the vessel and the use of sports equipment, scuba diving for certified divers, 5 dives/week.
Add 10% surcharge for charters 6 or 5 nights and add 15% for charters 4 nights or less.
Add 15% surcharge for weeks of Christmas and New Years, 7 night minimum stay.
Includes: All expenses related to running of the vessel and the use of sports equipment, scuba diving for certified divers, 5 dives per person per week. Additional dives are $50 each. Certification courses are available upon request at an additional cost.
Excludes: The BVI cruising permits, passenger tax and custom fees which total approximately $65 per person, top shelf bar requests, premium wines and champagnes, shore excursions and transportation, food and drinks onshore, dockage if requested by Charterer, personal communications on board. Rates do not include customary 15-25% gratuity for a deserving crew. As in the hospitality industry, gratuities are greatly appreciated and are split between the 2 crew members.
Our main business is chartering throughout the Virgin Islands, but we also offer Opus as a Bed & Breakfast when we are available April through November. Opus is your perfect floating villa for as little or as long as you would like to stay with us.
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Member since: 2014
- Max. occupancy 6
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Catering Available
- Breakfast - Booking Possible
- Lunch - Booking Possible
- Dinner - Booking Possible
- Housekeeper Included
- Private Chef
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Music Library:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Duty Free Shops
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Linens Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Housekeeper Included
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Rates shown are based on Captain Only, 7 nights, 2 guests which includes the yacht and crew. We also offer Half Board or All-Inclusive vacations.
Sorry, we do not accept credit cards. Please wire (Add $15) or express a money order, certified or cashier's check payable to Yacht Opus, LLC.
We recommend travel insurance, but it is not necessary.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: Billy has been scuba diving and working on boats in St. Thomas for 30 years. Opus is our home and we love living on the water and being outdoors. Island life is awesome and so are the people who live here. It's all about meeting new people, sharing our home and making your vacation a lifelong memory. Welcome! We hope you love this experience as much as we do! Billy holds a USCG 100 ton Masters, 1st issue 1986. With Auxiliary Sail, Over 20,000 miles on the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico. U.S. sailing school certified. PADI Master Instructor, DAN 02 Instructor, CPR/First Aide Instructor, N2 certified, Certified Bauer technician, with basic electrical, mechanical, and fiberglass experience. Billy was a professional musician having played at numerous resorts and on Cruise Ships through out the Caribbean.
Why the Owner Chose Water Island, Saint Thomas, USVI:
Trimarans provide more stability and comfort than mono hulled boats. Eight people can sit comfortably on the large open deck. Scuba diving off the aft deck is spacious and effortless. The Virgin Islands are truly the perfect cruising ground, close together and well protected.
The Unique Benefits at this Yacht:
Our main business is chartering throughout the US and British Virgin Islands, but we also offer Opus as a Bed & Breakfast when we are available April through November. Opus is your perfect floating villa for as little or as long as you would like to stay with us. NOTE: Please check our rates and terms and conditions on our website (opusvirginislands). Also visit our Facebook page. People can get all their dive training by a seasoned PADI Master Instructor with over 30 years of experience. (A PADI Master Instructor is one step below a PADI Course Director - an instructor's instructor.) Experienced divers are allowed to explore on their own in buddy teams. Logs books and C cards required. Spear fishing, lobster diving, deep, night, drift and wreck diving are also available for the seasoned veteran. Note: Spear fishing and lobster diving is not legal in the British Virgin Islands. Feel free to help as much or as little as you would like, whether helping us adjust the sails or take the helm! We want you to feel a part of this exciting experience! We are your guide to diving, snorkeling, swimming and beachcombing. The possibilities are limitless!
- Primary: 3405133395 Please leave a message. We might be on charter.
- Tertiary: +1284 547-1255 Our BVI phone. Use as last resort to reach us.
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Opus is a 50' classic custom made trimaran.
Comfortable salon with seating for eight for dining, reading or watching movies.
Full size beds in port and starboard staterooms.
Queen size v-berth bed in forward stateroom.
A new addition to Opus - The Ice Maker/Refrigerator/Bar in the cockpit.
Let's go diving!
We provide all the equipment you need for scuba diving!
We got PADI Open Water Certified while on charter on Opus!
Let's go lobster diving!
Plenty of room for everyone to chill out on the foredeck and two trampolines!
You can get hitched on Opus or the beach!
Fishing gear for those who want to try their luck at fishing!
Covered cockpit with plenty of seating across.
Private head and shower for port and starboard stateroom.
Private head and shower for forward stateroom.
Your crew on Opus - Captain Billy, First Mate/Chef Pat & Second Mate Poquita
Let's go sailing!
Welcome aboard Opus, Your Floating Dive Resort!
Check out all the great places to snorkel!
Let's go for a dive!
Reeling them in!
Fun in the sun!
Kayaks and water toys for fun on the water!
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017
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