|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
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WELCOME TO FREEDOM!
Join Us For A Week Sailing The US & British Virgin Islands On Our Giant Trimaran Sailing Yacht!
We are not a travel agency or a huge charter company. I will be your hostess and we have just one sailboat... BUT IT'S A BIG
ONE with over 2,000 sq ft of air conditioned living space and it has every amenity you could want for fun, excitement and exploration. This is NOT 'Camping', as you will for sure NOT be 'roughing it'.
We are NOT a huge 'Cattle Call' boat so you won't get lost in a crowd with 50 other vacationers/divers. Instead you will have the entire boat all to you and your group of up to 12 guests, so YOU get to decide the itinerary and activities. This is custom 'boutique vacationing' at its best!
We have 5 queen cabins with sleeping for 10, plus we can accommodate a couple more guests on hide-a-beds.
We have 2 dive compressors on board to keep all your dive tanks filled and if you bring a non-certified diving friend, they will enjoy our snuba/hookah dive system allowing non-certified divers to enjoy diving too. And yes we even have all dive gear available if you need it and underwater video cameras too!
Explore our website to see what we offer, because we are NOT just for SCUBA Divers and Kite-Surfers! We are so much more and have got lots of fun activities for everyone of every age to enjoy. Kayaking, SUP Stand-Up Paddle Boarding, Water Skiing, Wake Boarding, Hydro-Sliding, Tubing and Lilipad Floating, and don't forget our Snuba diving system! Check out our website to see a video that shows it all!
SAVE! With our Captain & Crew Only! We even offer a 'Captain & Crew Bare-Boat' where you charter the entire boat all for you and your group for only $9,500 for up to 10 people. That's ONLY $950 per person, that's less than $135 per night! Then you buy your own provisions & pay your own expenses & perform your own cooking & domestic duties, and we'll provide the boat & crew to take you to the best beaches, tiki bars, wreck dives & snorkel reefs!
Or if you prefer ask about our All Inclusive Vacations that include all food and all alcohol for your entire group! We take care of EVERYTHING! We prepare all your meals, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, appetizers and deserts. And we have an open bar for you to mix your own drinks or allow our robotic bartender to mix it for you, anytime you'd like, all week long! And if you prefer frozen drinks, then just ask, because those are our specialty!
Or, ask for our "Best of The Best of The BVI" visiting all the #1 Best Places!
Visit our website, watch our video tour of our yacht, and see the more than 100 video testimonials from families, couples, groups of friends, SCUBA Divers, Kite-Boarders, Wind-Surfers & vacationers of all ages, shapes & sizes that have vacationed with us. Hear what they have to say, they can't all be wrong! We know what we're doing and we do it VERY well! And now we're ready to do it for you & give you the vacation trip of your life!
You MIGHT Find Cheaper, But You'll NEVER Find Better! We compete on service and value. AND we're rated #1 "Best Value For Your Money".
Then call or email us with the dates you'd like your trip and we'll put it together.
Never has a boat been so flexible!
We Do What You Want, How You Want It! When You Want It!
At 63’ in length with a 33’ beam (width), there is almost 2,000 sq ft of air conditioned living comfort, and another 2,000 sq ft of fresh air deck space with a combination of shaded & sunshine areas, giving something for everyone!
Freedom is a custom designed 3-hull trimaran, with a very spacious, well-appointed, inviting & comfortable salon & galley in the center hull. Here you'll find huge, comfy lounging sofas, dining table, lots of books, games and our digital music collection of over 10,000 titles, a flat big screen HDTV to enjoy our collection of more than 2,500 digital videos on demand. Or turn on our own Freedom Channel to see our underwater video cameras showing everything that’s going on under the water below the yacht, turning the big screen TV into your own living aquarium!
In each “ama” or (outside-hull or pontoon), you’ll find two comfortable queen cabins with a large full bathroom, “head” complete with toilet, shower and sink, plus an additional over-sized vanity sink separate from the bathroom, both of which are all shared by the two cabins in that ama. The head & vanity sink area & cabins are all separated by teak wooden doors dividing each chamber. And the two cabins in that ama utilize the Pullman style design made popular on trains where privacy curtains identical to those used for sleeping compartments on trains provide additional privacy in each cabin. The amas each have their own stairway access-doors from the cockpit deck.
The Captain Morgan master suite has its own private en suite bathroom and offers total privacy in magnificent space & comfort. And the Captain Kidd Suite is where the 4 crew lives that will be catering to you. The salon also has a convertible couch and a convertible dinette that both convert into a double and a queen size bed to accommodate even more guests if you have a large party!
The interior is beautiful teak throughout combining a mixture of old world charm with all the latest in modern day comforts, conveniences and technologies.
On deck offers a fabulous cockpit that’s the center of the social circle with enough seating for everyone to enjoy meals all seated together at the same table, or if you’re traveling with young kids, we can even seat them at the social coffee table nearby. You will find that the cockpit is where everyone congregates for socializing. There are also two fabulous huge trampolines at the fore-deck suspended over the water for lounging, a 2-person hammock at the mid-deck, as well as multiple levels for sunbathing, and a slightly elevated, peaceful shaded area with soft comfortable reclining “easy-chairs” in the “sky lounge” at the aft-deck providing the perfect place for reading a book or snoozing. At thousands of square feet of total entertainment & living area above & below deck, it’s even larger than many homes.
The whole boat is unbelievably spacious with plenty of room for everyone to find their own personal space. With lots of room for separation or togetherness, whatever you choose there’s room for snoozing and private time and several varieties of areas for socializing, dancing, partying, lounging, cocktailing & dining. Freedom really & truly does have it all!
Our multi-talented First-Mate and Chief Engineer, Zen-Len’s years of service as a U.S. Marine, SWAT Officer, Rescue-Diver (including astronaut & space shuttle), Firefighter, and Paramedic means your safety is assured on Freedom. As a Master Captain, DiveMaster, and Boy Scout Leader (not just a Life Scout, but a “scout for life”), coupled with his ever-patient and pleasant demeanor, Len will help you get the most from your onshore nature and beach excursions, and any water activity… from sailing, to paddling, water tubing, to underwater fun. Zen-Len is a life-long student of nutrition & fitness; religion, philosophy & spirituality; and reflexology, Reiki, & therapeutic massage. His love and respect for all beliefs, mankind, the sea and nature is equaled only by his thoughtfulness and respect for all living creatures large and small. Let this “Old Soul” share some ancient wisdom (from Aristotle, Buddha, Confucius… to Zou Yan), or sooth away your aches from the day’s adventures. Greet the sunrise with a little yoga, rediscover your youth with secret Tibetan Rites, or enjoy his creative & delicious “healthy alternatives” at the juice bar, snacks, or dining. Zen-Len is Freedom’s adventurer… an eclectic dichotomy of left & right brain.
Think of Fredrick as your personal Cruise Director, as no one is more suited than he is to help you plan your sailing itinerary and all your recreation and entertainment activities, to keep you as busy or as relaxed as you choose to be. With extensive experience in the hospitality industry (operating hotels, night clubs, and supper clubs), and as an event planner for large conventions, weddings, giant parties & boating events (from regattas to flotillas), Fredrick can work magic to give you YOUR dream vacation of a lifetime. As a much sought-after DJ in the Miami South Beach club & party scene, Fredrick knows what it takes to keep guests busy and entertained, or how to create a relaxing atmosphere where you can indulge your quieter side.
A former Hobie sailboat champion, Enduro motorcycle racer, sky-diver, hypnotherapist, and world traveler to over 55 countries, Fredrick still enjoys his hobbies playing guitar, singing, photography, specialty cooking, and of course: being an avid boater (with a Master Captain’s license and 35 years’ experience as a scuba diver). So whether you want your days relaxing or adventurous… and your nights quiet & romantic, or a wild night of tiki bar-hopping “Island Style”… he’s got you covered. Whatever your dreams are for your vacation, Fredrick will make them happen.
Freedom’s First Lady, Leigh Ann loves infusing her passion for boating, the sun & the sea, with her tropical specialty cooking — mixing exotic flavors with local island cuisines, creating delectable delights that you won’t find anywhere else. And “big things come in small packages” with this former bikini model that also holds a Master Captain’s license and is PADI scuba certified. Leigh Ann operated a very popular boutique Bed & Breakfast (accommodating 11 guests) so she really knows how to cater to your special needs. With her down-home Alabama charm, this Southern Belle was the number one rated “host mom” five years in a row to collegiate foreign language students, getting top ratings in all three categories for her meals, accommodations, and hospitality.
It’s her attention to detail that’s sure to give you a vacation you'll never forget!
What makes us and our sailing yacht completely different from all other charter boats, and what makes us so special, is the diversity and background of our entire crew. With each of us bringing a skill set that when combined is truly unparalleled and unequal to any crew, on any boat, anywhere.
You've read about the Captain and Crew, but now meet your hostess...
Freedom’s First Lady, Leigh Ann loves infusing her passion for boating, the sun and the sea, with her tropical specialty cooking — mixing exotic flavors with local island cuisines, creating delectable delights that you won’t find anywhere else. And “big things come in small packages” with this former bikini model that also holds a Master Captain’s license and is PADI scuba certified. Leigh Ann operated a very popular boutique Bed & Breakfast (accommodating 11 guests) so she really knows how to cater to your special needs. With her down-home Alabama charm, this Southern Belle was the number one rated “host mom” five years in a row to collegiate foreign language students, getting top ratings in all three categories for her meals, accommodations, and hospitality.
It’s Leigh Ann’s attention to detail that’s sure to give you a vacation you will never forget. Ladies more adventurous might enjoy taking Leigh Ann’s pole-dancing class for fun and fitness. And those vacationing with kids will enjoy Leigh Ann’s “Freedom Kids” activities — filling their time with supervised fun so that Mom & Dad can have a little “Freedom” too… Freedom to dive, Freedom to explore, or Freedom to just relax in the sun knowing their kids are well cared for nearby. It’s almost like having your own “nanny” or “Au Pair” so you can experience and enjoy “TRUE Freedom” on your Dream Vacation of a lifetime.
Leigh Ann purchased this yacht in 2012
Steve Jobs from Apple Computers said, 'The ONLY way to do REALLY great work, is to love what you do.' That's why we're the #1 rated charter boat for hosting vacations... because we absolutely LOVE what we do!
Nothing gives us greater pleasure than touring families and groups of friends around the tropical Caribbean Virgin Islands that we love so much, we've made them our home!
There are over 500 bare boat charter boats here and over 100 private charter boats so you've got a big choice to choose from... What makes us different is this...
1: Your Meals: All boats have good food, but if you've watched any of the more than 80 video testimonials on our website from some of our vacationing guests, then one thing they all rave about is our food. Maybe it's because your chef, (my wife), Barbie, is the 3-time champion of the Alabama BBQ Ribs Cook-Off competition. Or maybe it's because our Caribbean grilled Lion Fish is a delicacy that you can't get in any restaurant anywhere, and you can't get it on any charter boat in the Caribbean except for FREEDOM. It's caught fresh right here in the Caribbean and grilled to perfection. Or maybe it's some of my award-winning breakfasts that I prepare for you including my Eggs Benedict or custard filled French toast with homemade rum syrup or egg souffle' that helped our bed and breakfast in Fort Lauderdale earn us BnB's highest ratings... We're also the only charter boat with a double pizza oven! So when it comes to enjoying fantastic meals, we've got you covered.
2: Your itinerary: We provide a custom itinerary designed specifically for you, based on the information you provide us in our super detailed questionnaire. Most charter boats will move only once or maybe twice a day. We have NO LIMITS. We'll go for an early morning sail, then drop anchor for breakfast & snorkeling, then sail to a new location for scuba diving & lunch, then set sail again if you like to find a calm cove to swim & relax before going to a Tiki bar!
3. Entertainment: We are the ONLY charter boat in the Virgin Islands with a full-blown Karaoke & DJ disco sound & lighting system. So if you like to sing & dance, we can crank up the music & pump up the jam for you!
4. Water Toys: In addition to snorkeling and all the water toys you can imagine, we are also a full-fledged live-aboard dive boat with everything needed to accommodate the biggest diving enthusiasts. Not only do we carry a dozen dive tanks onboard, but we have not just one, but two twin dive compressors allowing us to fill up four air tanks at once so we’re always ready whenever you want to take another underwater adventure.
If you’re not a certified scuba diver, we even have a snuba system which is a cross between snorkel and scuba. We take you down diving up to 40’ deep with a dive regulator on a long hose with a compressor at the surface providing you air while you enjoy the same diving experience a certified scuba diver enjoys.
We have water skis, wake boards, multiple pull toys and tubes, including our famous “Big Bannana”. And for relaxing, our floats don’t end with just our noodles and resort float mats, we also are the ONLY charter boat in the Caribbean to have an original, exclusive monster sized floating mat that’s 6 feet wide and 20 feet long which makes it perfect for a dozen adults to relax on, or for several kids to run or play “king of the hill” because it’s so big you can stand and dance on it!
Also, all other charter boats have a true 'dinghy'. A small inflatable boat with a 15 hp outboard engine used to make multiple trips to take your big group to shore excursions, snorkeling, diving and such. We have a full-blown 25' speedboat with a 225hp outboard that's coast guard certified for 16 passengers, so it's big enough to carry everyone in your group together in one trip. And if you have boating experience, you might get to take the speed boat & enjoy it without us.
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The Freedom staff and boat exceeded expectations for this bucket list trip for 8 days with 5 couples. Fredrick wss an excellent communicator for the 14 months (yes, 14!) our group planned this trip, answering basic questions to continually ensuring this was OUR vacation and anything we wanted, they would arrange. There was plenty of room for our group to relax, catch some sun, read a book or enjoying cocktails while jamming to great music. Our island stops were amazing and ZenLen is a master historian, naturalist and story teller all in one. Every island was beautiful and the staff provided great information about the various recommended options at each location. The awesome crew of Len, Johnny, Chantel and Nichole went above and beyond our expectations to provide excellent food, snorkel/diving experiences, lily pad relaxation, banana boat fun, sailing lessons, dance party nights - and the list goes on. I highly recommend a trip on Freedom for those that love to be on the water.
I was with a group of 10 friends who traveled for a week on Freedom through the BVI! It was AMAZING!!! The boat itself was roomy, the beds were comfortable, the water toys were a blast! But what made this trip the best was the amazing crew! Zen Len (our captain) knows everything about the seas, the islands, the history of the BVI. He is an epic story teller; we heard lots about piracy, sunken ships, nature, etc.! He also led some of us in a morning sun salutation on the boat deck in the morning. For others member of our group who were having ear or stomach issues, Zen Len served as the ship doctor, offering natural remedies that did the trick! Our First Mate (Johnny) spent hours trying to teach my water-averse husband to swim (or at least ensure he was comfortable in the water). He did a great job, as it truly is the most comfortable my husband has ever been in the water. Johnny swam by his side as he snorkeled and he swam by his side when we needed to swim to shore. Nicole was our "hostess with the mostess". She was checking in regularly to bring us drinks or just make sure all our needs were taken care of. Our Chef (Shantel) was also amazing. She catered to a few different food requirements (we had vegetarians with us and a food allergy). Every meal was perfect! And beyond all the things the crew did for us…they were just plain FUN! They played all the various types of music we wanted (they had 140,000 songs to choose from). And, they even created a special "Valentine's Day Play List" for dinner on Valentine's Day. The list was created by asking each couple their wedding songs or favorite romantic songs! I highly recommend a trip on Freedom. You will not be disappointed!
This was such a great experience. I went for 10 days with a large group of friends. Freedom was the perfect place to be with all of them. The boat itself was spacious, safe, comfortable and just freakin' amazing. Never did I feel crowded or that I couldn't find a place to relax and be by myself. Plenty of room for group hang out time also. I sleep outside almost every night and it was safe and comfortable.
They had all the fun toys you could want on a trip around the British Islands. My personal favorites were the sea kayak and the Lilypad. I had no idea what a Lilypad was until this trip and anyone who lives near water has to get one. All the amenities and everything on the video is accurate and true. Could not ask for a better boat.
BUT the true gift of this trip was our crew. Words will not truly describe how awesome they were but I am going to try. I have never been on this kind of sailing/boating trip and my expectations on the crew were not even close to what we got.
We had a crew of two, since we made our own meals. ZenLen (or what I liked to call him THE ZEN MASTER) was the captain and also one of the owners of Freedom. He has an exceptional and pretty serious resume. Things like SWAT and Ex-marine and Master diver etc. This made me feel super safe but beyond the resume is an unbelievably kind, interesting, go above and beyond captain. He made sure we had everything we needed, he checked in daily to made sure we were right where we wanted to be doing exactly what we wanted to be doing. He was never intrusive and always had great suggestions. He never steered us wrong and I really appreciate all the input he gave. Second crew member was Tugboat (Tuggy) aka Stephen. Truly crazy fun yet get the job done kind of guy. Always helpful, hilarious and worked well with ZenLen.
I am so glad to have meet both of these guys. They TRULY made this experience what it was. Anyone can have a boat and rent it out but no one could have made this trip more enjoyable.
I thank both of them for their hard work and dedication to our vacation being as perfect as possible. This is a trip of a lifetime. I highly recommend you take a trip with these folks on Freedom.
My suggestion to ZenLen is to have a similiar boat trip but a Boot camp boat trip. Did I mention he is THE ZEN MASTER.
I can't say enough about the amazing experience I had on this 10 day adventure. I went with 9 of my friends for a 40th birthday trip.
We choose the to make our own food so we had a crew of two. ZenLen (The Zen Master) and his son Tugboat (Tuggy) took such good care of us. We felt comfortable and safe the entire trip. They made it their mission to ensure we had an excellent time and that we were able to do anything we desired. ZenLen is an expert on the area so he was able to offer ideas and suggestions that never steered us wrong. ZenLen is a retired fireman, Master diver, rescue diver, ex-marine and SWAT and all around BADASS! His name is perfect because never did I see him upset or rattled. He was skilled at meeting everyone's needs in a positive and non-intrusive way. He went out of his way every single day of the trip and even taught the group tibetan rituals that he uses to stay in awesome shape! His son, Tugboat AKA Stephen, was a delight. He was witty and fun and we really enjoyed having him with us. They worked splendidly together and we felt very lucky to have them. I could fill my review with positive things about the 2 of them.
The boat was impressive. We had plenty of room to hang out together, or have some space if we needed it. Many of us even enjoyed nights sleeping under the stars. There is no worry of bugs so you could sleep outside on very comfortable mats. We had plenty of bathrooms and everything we needed. The beds are comfortable as well. The kitchen on the boat was open and airy which we really liked. You didn't feel confined when cooking a meal.
The toys on the boat were awesome!!! The Lilypad was a group favorite and we had some really great times lounging on it near the beach with a drink in hand. One friend on the trip even got a job interview in NYC from meeting someone who came over to admire the lilypad. If you watch the video about the boat, it will show you all of the amenities that you have at your disposal. The video is accurate and you can be assured that everything claimed in their online testimonials is true.
It really is the trip of a lifetime. As a group, we decided we just want to travel with ZenLen anywhere he will take us. I highly recommend this family run charter. By the end, you will feel like you are part of the family.
This is our tour designed especially to take you on a tour showing you only the VERY Best of the Best that the British Virgin Islands has to offer.
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
|BVI Immigrations Tax PP||$55|
Be sure to read the description and call with any questions. We have different options to choose from... Bare-Boat with Captain & Crew only or All Inclusive with Captain, Crew, Personal Chef, Bartender, Tour-Guide & Housekeeping Hostess, and includes ALL meals and alcohol! Price shown is Bare-Boat. Please call or text first to reserve any other options.