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Captain-only yacht charters include a captain and sometimes a first mate (not as chef). The captain sails the yacht, and you take care of everything else, including cooking (for the crew, too) and housekeeping.

With a captain-only yacht charter you assist the captain in sailing and can pick up a few sailing techniques along the way. You cook for everyone and clean the galley as well as make your bed and clean the head.

You are responsible for covering the cost of all provisions, including food, beverages, and ice consumed on-board (including the captain); running expenses including fuel for the yacht, generator and tender; mooring fees and requested dockage; taxes including cruising taxes, National Park fees, and custom clearance fees.

This is a great way to enhance your boat handling skills and save a little money.

You and your group are the crew on a captain-only yacht charter. The captain’s role is primarily as guide, advisor, and helmsman. The overall responsibility of the yacht remains with the captain. All captains are fully qualified, most are owner/operators of the yacht. They have made sailing a full time and permanent part of their lives.

Unlike a bareboat charter, where there is no captain or crew, captain-only yachts generally include their onboard water sports equipment which, depending on the yacht, may include kayak, standup paddleboard, wakeboard, waterskis, etc. Inquire for scuba diving.

Some yachts offer a Captain-Only "PLUS" option which, for a couple of hundred dollars more, may include fuel and water costs, plus cruising fees and taxes. Or, they may include a few meals.

Each boat is different so please inquire about the boats you are interested in.


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Summer rates = May 1st through mid-December
Winter rates = mid-December through April 30
All-inclusive rates unless otherwise noted

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Updated: August 6, 2019

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Summer rates = May 1st through mid-December
Winter rates = mid-December through April 30
All-inclusive rates unless otherwise noted

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Up to 4 guests  | Up to 6 guests  | Up to 8 guests

— 4 GUESTS —
3 SISTERS | 40ft Fontaine-Pajot cat | 4 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $8,000+ $8,000+
Winter 2020 $8,000+ $8,000+
Summer 2020 $8,000+ $8,000+
Based in Virgin Islands. Yacht is exclusively "Captain Only". The yacht also offers a "Captain Only, PLUS" where the captain will provide breakfast every morning (up to 4 guests=$9500). The charterer should provide for the captain. Guests provide food, beverages, ice, water, customs and cruising fees, moorings and/or dockage, fuel. Fuel and water tanks will be full to start the charter and filled at the charterer's expense at the end of the trip.
— 6 GUESTS —
AMERIGO | 56ft Swan monohull cat | 6 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $12,500+ $12,500+
Winter 2020 $12,500+ $12,500+
Summer 2020 $12,500+ $12,500+
Winter: Caribbean, Summer: New England. Amerigo also offers all-inclusive, fully-crewed charters. CAPTAIN ONLY RATES: $12,500 plus all expenses. Five night minimum.
BETTER DAYS  | 50ft Lagoon cat | 6 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $15,000+ $15,000+ $15,000+
Winter 2020 $15,000+ $15,000+ $15,000+
Summer 2020 $15,000+ $15,000+ $15,000+
Based in Virgin Islands. Better Days also offers all-inclusive crewed charters. CAPTAIN ONLY RATES: $15,000 plus expenses. Includes: Captain, Linens/Towels, Dishes, Flatware, Cooking Utensils/Cookware, Toys. Not Included: Fuel, Water, Customs/Immigrations, Food/Liquor/Ice/Trash Disposal, Mooring/Dock Fees, Diving, Gratuity. Diving and provisioning can be arranged.
CATALYST  | 44ft St Francis cat | 6 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $6,500+ $6,500+ $6,500+
Winter 2020 $22,000 $24,000 $26,000
Summer 2020 $22,000 $24,000 $26,000
Based in Virgin Islands. CAPTAIN ONLY RATES: $6,500 up to 6 guests, plus all expenses including all taxes and permits for a BVI based vessel. Yacht starts with full fuel and water tanks, client pays to top-up at end of charter.
CATATONIC  | 51ft Lagoon cat | 6 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $12,000+ $12,000+ $12,000+
Winter 2020 $12,000+ $12,000+ $12,000+
Summer 2020 $12,000+ $12,000+ $12,000+
Based in Virgin Islands (winter) and New England (summer). Catatonic also offers all-inclusive crewed charters. CAPTAIN ONLY PLUS FIRST MATE RATES: $12,000 per week plus ALL expenses. Includes Captain, First Mate, linens, paper products, basic condiments, propane for cooking, use of all water toys, SCUBA diving for certified divers. Also includes one dinner (on charters of 5 days or more with an item from standard crewed menu served by First Mate/Chef). Does not include food, beverages, ice, fuel, water, moorings or dock at the request of charter guests, communications, customs, port and immigration fees, cruising permits, guest fishing licenses, air fills, transfer to and from airport or lodging, or shore excursions. SCUBA for certified divers is available on board.
ELIXIR  | 46ft Leopard cat | 6 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $9,000+ $9,000+ $9,000+
Winter 2020 $9,000+ $9,000+ $9,000+
Summer 2020 $9,000+ $9,000+ $9,000+
Based in Virgin Islands. Captain only 1-6 guests at $9000: Includes Captain and First Mate, paper products basic condiments, propane, water, WIFI in the BVI, use of all water toys. Excludes: Food, beverages, ice, fuel, mooring or dock at guests request, customs, port and immigration fees, cruising permits, guests fishing licences, air-fills, airport transfers, shore excursions. Captain Only is NOT available for Christmas or New Years
EXTASEA  | 46ft Leopard cat | 6 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $9,000+ $9,000+ $9,000+
Winter 2020 $9,000+ $9,000+ $9,000+
Summer 2020 $9,000+ $9,000+ $9,000+
Based in Virgin Islands. Extasea also offers all-inclusive crewed charters. CAPTAIN ONLY RATES: 1-6 guests at $9000: Includes Captain and First Mate, paper products basic condiments, propane, water, wifi in the BVI, use of all water toys. Excludes: Food, beverages, ice, fuel, mooring or dock at guests request, customs, port and immigration fees, cruising permits, guests fishing licences, airfills, airport transfers, shore excursions. Scuba available on-board @ $35 per person per dive for certified divers.
FEEL THE MAGIC  | 50ft Voyage cat | 6 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $11,500+ $11,500+ $11,500+
Winter 2020 $11,500+ $11,500+ $11,500+
Summer 2020 $11,500+ $11,500+ $11,500+
Based in Virgin Islands. Yacht is exclusively "Captain Only". 4 Queen guest cabins: 3 interior, 1 exterior. CAPTAIN ONLY RATES: $11,500 plus all expenses. Hank will provision for and prepare 2 dinners aboard for clients.
FLOATATION THERAPY  | 45ft Lagoon cat | 6 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $15,000+ $15,000+ $15,000+
Winter 2020 $15,000+ $15,000+ $15,000+
Summer 2020 $15,000+ $15,000+ $15,000+
Based in Virgin Islands. Floatation Therapy also offers all-inclusive crewed charters.CAPTAIN ONLY RATES: $15,000 plus expenses. Includes: Captain, Linens/Towels, Dishes, Flatware, Cooking Utensils/Cookware, Toys. Not Included: Fuel, Water, Customs/Immigrations, Food/Liquor/Ice/Trash Disposal, Mooring/Dock Fees, Diving, Gratuity. Diving and provisioning can be arranged.
GREAT ADVENTURE  | 45ft Lagoon cat | 6 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $15,000+ $15,000+ $15,000+
Winter 2020 $15,000+ $15,000+ $15,000+
Summer 2020 $15,000+ $15,000+ $15,000+
Based in Virgin Islands. Great Adventure also offers all-inclusive crewed charters. CAPTAIN ONLY RATES: $15,000 plus expenses. Includes: Captain, Linens/Towels, Dishes, Flatware, Cooking Utensils/Cookware, Toys. Not Included: Fuel, Water, Customs/Immigrations, Food/Liquor/Ice/Trash Disposal, Mooring/Dock Fees, Diving, Gratuity. Diving and provisioning can be arranged.
GUIDING LIGHT  | 41ft Lagoon cat | 6 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $6,000+ $6,000+ $6,000+
Winter 2020 $6,000+ $6,000+ $6,000+
Summer 2020 $6,000+ $6,000+ $6,000+
Yacht is exclusively "Captain Only". CAPTAIN ONLY RATE: plus all expenses paid by client. Locations: MID NOVEMBER 2019-MID FEBRUARY 2020 – St Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenadines, and Grenada. 2ND HALF OF FEBRUARY 2020 – Carnival in Trinidad (FEB 24-25). MARCH-APRIL 2020 – Martinique, Dominica, and Guadeloupe w/ Les Saintes. APRIL 25-MAY 1, 2020 – Antigua Sailing Week. MAY-JULY 2020 – Leeward Islands and working the way back to Grenada.
JET STREAM  | 45ft Lagoon cat | 6 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $6,900+ $6,900+ $6,900+
Winter 2020 $6,900+ $6,900+ $6,900+
Summer 2020 $6,900+ $6,900+ $6,900+
Based in Virgin Islands. Jet Stream also offers all-inclusive crewed charters. CAPTAIN ONLY RATES: $6,900 plus all expenses, cruising permits and taxes for 1-6 guests. ADD $840 and yacht will include: water, all fuel (for generator, a/c and engines), all mooring rentals, ice and trash disposal. Clients pay BVI Cruising Permits and Taxes.
PISCES  | 47ft Leopard cat | 6 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $10,000+ $11,000+ $12,000+
Winter 2020 $10,000+ $11,000+ $12,000+
Summer 2020 $10,000+ $11,000+ $12,000+
Based in Virgin Islands. Pisces also offers all-inclusive crewed charters. CAPTAIN-ONLY includes: Captain, Linens/Towels, Dishes, Flatware, Cooking Utensils/Cookware, Toys, Fees, Moorings, Fuel. Provisioning can be arranged. See special offers.
SILVER GIRL  | 60ft Nexus cat | 6 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $16,000+ $16,000+ $16,000+
Winter 2020 $16,000+ $16,000+ $16,000+
Summer 2020 $16,000+ $16,000+ $16,000+
Based in Virgin Islands. Silver Girl also offers all-inclusive crewed charters. CAPTAIN ONLY RATES: $16,000 plus expenses. Includes: Captain, Linens/Towels, Dishes, Flatware, Cooking Utensils/Cookware, Toys. Not Included: Fuel, Water, Customs/Immigrations, Food/Liquor/Ice/Trash Disposal, Mooring/Dock Fees, Diving, Gratuity. Diving and provisioning can be arranged.
STARFISH  | 46ft Leopard cat | 6 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $10,500+ $10,500+ $10,500+
Winter 2020 $10,500+ $10,500+ $10,500+
Summer 2020 $10,500+ $10,500+ $10,500+
Based in Virgin Islands. Starfish also offers all-inclusive crewed charters. CAPTAIN ONLY RATES: $15,000 for 7 nights (7 night minimum). Includes fuel, water and basic necessities (linens, cooking utensils, paper goods, condiments, spices, propane, cleaning supplies, and use of all the yacht's amenities). Not included: food, beverages, alcohol, mooring and dockage fees, and customs and cruising permit fees.
— 8 GUESTS —
AUGUST MAVERICK  | 92ft Stephens monohull | 9 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+
Winter 2020 $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+
Summer 2020 $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+
Winter: Virgin Islands. Summer: New England. CAPTAIN ONLY: $18,000/wk for up to 9 guests, plus all expenses. Guest provision (or crew can arrange provisioning at client expense. Jackie is happy to help in the large galley. The crew will prepare their own meals at their own expense as there are 3 crew on this size vessel. USCG Captain Course available (OUPV & 50/100-ton licenses). See special offers & more
ISLAND HOPPIN'  | 52ft Lagoon cat | 8 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+
Winter 2020 $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+
Summer 2020 $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+
Based in Virgin Islands. Island Hoppin' also offers all-inclusive crewed charters. CAPTAIN ONLY RATES: $18,000 plus expenses. Includes: Captain, Linens/Towels, Dishes, Flatware, Cooking Utensils/Cookware, Toys. Not Included: Fuel, Water, Customs/Immigrations, Food/Liquor/Ice/Trash Disposal, Mooring/Dock Fees, Diving, Gratuity. Diving and provisioning can be arranged.
KARIZMA  | 53ft Royal Cape cat | 8 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $12,000+ $12,000+ $12,000+ $12,000+
Winter 2020 $12,000+ $12,000+ $12,000+ $12,000+
Summer 2020 $12,000+ $12,000+ $12,000+ $12,000+
Based in Virgin Islands. Karizma also offers all-inclusive crewed charters. CAPTAIN ONLY RATES: $12,000. Inquire first! Chef must stay aboard as it is her home. Boat will not accept Captain Only charters booked more than 45 days in advance. Not to be combined with any other discounts.
MANNA  | 53ft Royal Cape cat | 8 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $14,000+ $14,000+ $14,000+ $14,000+
Winter 2020 $14,000+ $14,000+ $14,000+ $14,000+
Summer 2020 $14,000+ $14,000+ $14,000+ $14,000+
Based in Virgin Islands. Manna also offers all-inclusive crewed charters. CAPTAIN ONLY RATES: $14,000/wk. Client pays all expenses.
OUI CHERIE  | 52ft Lagoon cat | 8 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+
Winter 2020 $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+
Summer 2020 $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+
Based in Virgin Islands. Oui Cheri also offers all-inclusive crewed charters. CAPTAIN ONLY RATES: $18,000 plus expenses. Includes: Captain, Linens/Towels, Dishes, Flatware, Cooking Utensils/Cookware, Toys. Not Included: Fuel, Water, Customs/Immigrations, Food/Liquor/Ice/Trash Disposal, Mooring/Dock Fees, Diving, Gratuity. Diving and provisioning can be arranged.
PLAYTIME  | 52ft Lagoon cat | 8 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $20,000+ $20,000+ $20,000+ $20,000+
Winter 2020 $20,000+ $20,000+ $20,000+ $20,000+
Summer 2020 $20,000+ $20,000+ $20,000+ $20,000+
Based in Virgin Islands. Playtime also offers all-inclusive crewed charters. CAPTAIN ONLY RATES: $20,000 plus expenses. Includes: Captain, Linens/Towels, Dishes, Flatware, Cooking Utensils/Cookware, Toys. Not Included: Fuel, Water, Customs/Immigrations, Food/Liquor/Ice/Trash Disposal, Mooring/Dock Fees, Diving, Gratuity. Diving and provisioning can be arranged.
STOP WORK ORDER  | 52ft Lagoon cat | 8 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+
Winter 2020 $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+
Summer 2020 $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+
Based in Virgin Islands. Stop Work Order also offers all-inclusive crewed charters. CAPTAIN ONLY RATES: $18,000 plus expenses. Includes: Captain, Linens/Towels, Dishes, Flatware, Cooking Utensils/Cookware, Toys. Not Included: Fuel, Water, Customs/Immigrations, Food/Liquor/Ice/Trash Disposal, Mooring/Dock Fees, Diving, Gratuity. Diving and provisioning can be arranged.
TABULA RASA  | 57ft Lagoon cat | 8 guests
Season 2 guests 4 guests 6 guests 8 guests 10 guests
Summer 2019 $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+
Winter 2020 $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+
Summer 2020 $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+ $18,000+
Based in Virgin Islands. Tabula Rasa also offers all-inclusive crewed charters. CAPTAIN ONLY RATES: $18,000 plus expenses. Includes: Captain, Linens/Towels, Dishes, Flatware, Cooking Utensils/Cookware, Toys. Not Included: Fuel, Water, Customs/Immigrations, Food/Liquor/Ice/Trash Disposal, Mooring/Dock Fees, Diving, Gratuity. Diving and provisioning can be arranged.

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