Ascension Description

ASCENSION is a wonderfully equipped Lagoon 620 catamaran with a modern and elegant look. Accommodating 8 guests in 4 spacious double cabins, Ascension boasts a spacious salon on the main deck. Her outdoor areas are equally impressive and offer a number of spaces to relax and unwind whilst enjoying exceptional views. Ascension boasts wide range of water toys available onboard for guests to use including but not limited to; Highfield 460 Sport tender with 90HP, x4 stand up paddle-boards, a Seadoo Spark jetski, a wakeboard and kite surfing equipment - ensuring seamless entertainment for those who are ready to create unforgettable memories. The experienced crew of 3 provides outstanding service and offers guests a fun and memorable charter experience.

Cruising Area of Ascension

Pref. Pick-upSt Vincent
Other Pick-upInquire
Summer PortSt Vincent (Willing to relocate within the Windward / Leeward islands)
Winter PortSt Vincent (Willing to relocate within the Windward / Leeward islands)

Accommodations

Guests8
Cabins4
Crew3
Double4
Showers4
Wash Basins4
Heads4
TP in HeadsYes

Specification

Previous NameOculus
Length62 Feet
Beam32 Feet
Draft5 Feet
Built2018
A/CFull
Wheel Chair AccessYes
DeckshowerYes
Bimini TopYes
Gym/ExerciseYes
Sailing InstructionsYes
HairdryerYes
Guest SmokeOn deck in designated area onl
Children AllowedYes
Min Child AgeWater-safe
InverterYes
Water Maker2
Water Capacity1200 lts
Ice MakerYes
Internet AccessOnboard WIFI
GeneratorYes
Turnaround48hrs preferred / 24hrs inquir
Engines• 2 Volvo D3-150 HP Diesel engines • Onan Generator, Northern Lights 14KW

Water Sports

Dinghy (Feet)Highfield 460 Sport
Dinghy Hp90hp
Dinghy Pax8
Adult WaterskisYes
Kids WaterskisYes
JetskisYes
KneeboardYes
Snorkel GearYes
TubeYes
Wake BoardYes
Standup Paddle4
Kite BoardingYes
Kite Boarding Details
Kite Packages (individual/Private classes) 3 hours: $270 5 hours: $400 8 hours: $600 12 hours: $840 Kite gear onboard: 2 kites: 12 meters, 2 kites: 9 meters, 3 boards, 3 harnesses, 2 wing foil sails, one beginner wing board and bbtalking system.
Swim PlatformsYes
Beach GamesYes
Fishing GearYes
Gear Typeoffshore
Deep Sea FishingYes
Fishing PermitYes
Under Water CamYes
Under Water VideoYes
Other Toys
Highfield 460 Sport, 90hp
Kitesurfing, Kitefoil, Wingfoil equipment & instructor (instructor at additional cost)
Skinboard
4 x Paddle board (new)
Snorkel gear (new)
Scuba Dive equipment: 3 full BCD + 6 tanks + compressor
Seadoo Spark jetski
Offshore fishing gear
Pole spears for spear fishing
Inflatable platform
Table games
Umbrellas, chairs and beach cooler
Wake board gear (new, 2023)
Kite gear onboard: 2 kites: 12 meters, 2 kites: 9 meters, 3 boards, 3 harnesses, 2 wing foil sails, one beginner wing board and bbtalking system.

Kite Packages (individual/Private classes)
3 hours: $270
5 hours: $400
8 hours: $600
12 hours: $840

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

ScubaYacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
Air CompressorOnboard
Tanks6
BCs3
Diving Info
Ascension is equipped with 3 full BCD´s + 6 tanks + compressor for guests to make use of, should guests be interested in arranging rendezvous diving - please inquire for further information

Entertainment

Sat TvYes
Salon Tv/DvdYes
Salon StereoYes
DVDsYes
CDsYes
Board GamesYes
BooksYes
Other Entertainment
Yacht offer shampoo, conditioner, shower gel & coral friendly sun cream onboard

Cuisine

Din-in8
Special DietsInq
KosherInq
BBQYes

Green Initiatives

Make Purified Drinking WaterYes
Re-Usable Water BottlesYes

Ascension Crew Profile

Crew Number3
Captain
CaptainMATÍAS BÓVEDA
NationalityArgentinian
SpeaksSpanish/ English/ Portuguese
Chef
ChefEDEN CÓRDOVA
NationalityMexican


Meet the ´Ascension´ crew!

Captain Matias, Chef Eden & First Mate/Deckhand Nicolas

Captain - MATÍAS BÓVEDA

Matías was born and raised in Argentina. He learned how to sail with his father in the brave Atlantic southern seas. He continued his life at sea in Brazil and Barcelona, where he worked for four years in Quantum Sails as sailmaker. Over the years, Matias has gained valuable experience as a captain on multiple sailing yachts, high-performance racing yachts and motor yachts. He has numerous nautical miles under his belt with deliveries in the Caribbean Sea, Atlantic crossings and completed his 200 and 500 ton Captain’s licenses.

Captain Maías is also an expert in kitesurfing, foil surfing, wing foil and he is an avid Scuba diver. He holds exceptional problem-solving abilities, combined with empathic leadership skills.

Matías has been Ascension´s Catamaran’s Captain since 2021, managing the crew and charters ensuring every guest that steps onboard has a safe and memorable experience in the most amazing spots!

Chef - EDEN CÓRDOVA

Eden originates from the Riviera Maya in Mexico and he has previously been devoted to working as a dedicated chef of private tourist houses, combining creativity with meticulous attention to detail.

Eden´s Innovative menus reflect his ancestral Mexican exquisite tastes with an international fusion, fulfilling each guest´s preferences onboard whilst tantalising their tastebuds! He has hosted special events, thematic dinners and weddings; he is the strategic planner of menus, groceries, and steward supervision. Eden will be sure to make all charter´s aboard Ascension deliciously unforgettable!

First Mate / Deckhand - NICOLAS PINCIROLI (From December 17-24, 2023 & January 28, 2024 onwards)

A true adventurer of the sea and a lover of winds, Nicolas made his passion for kitesurfing a full time profession. He is an instructor in Wing Foil and Kitesurf and has visited the best kite-spot around the world. Nicolas set up a Kite School in his hometown of Villa Gesel, Argentina.

He has lived in Brazil, Italy and the Caribbean, where sailing and diving became his other two huge interests. As part of the crew, Nicolas combines his teaching spirit, contagious enthusiasm for an ocean lifestyle and friendly hosting which in-turn encourages guests to enjoy life as much as he does.

All crew members are a professional team who work extremely well together to ensure their guests charter vacation is completely seamless from start to finish!

First Mate / Deckhand - Maia Liaudat (From December 27 to January 27, 2024)

Hailing from Argentina, Maia has called Mexico home for over a decade. With a diverse professional background in advertising and communication, she has excelled as an executive producer and team leader. Maia’s passion for exploration takes her to new destinations, where she delights in connecting with people and immersing herself in their cultures.

A natural sportswoman and adventurer, Maia has a lifelong affinity for sailing, a cherished family tradition centered around one-design races. Over the past four years, she has embraced the open sea alongside her partner, Captain Matias, serving as a dedicated crew member.
Beyond the waves, Maia finds solace in the gentle strumming of the guitar, hosting dinners for friends, and engaging in enriching conversations. Her life story is a blend of professional prowess, seafaring adventures, and the warmth of shared moments with loved ones.

Captain Matias, Chef Eden & First Mate Nicolas/Maia all look forward to welcoming you onboard Ascension!

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Ascension Reservations & Port Locations

Start DateEnd DateDetails (Holds can be challenged)
Apr 20, 2024Apr 27, 2024Booked: St Vincent, Young Island* to Grenada, St Georges
May 18, 2024May 25, 2024Booked: St Vincent, Young Island* to St Vincent, Young Island*
Jul 07, 2024Jul 14, 2024Booked: St Vincent, Young Island* to Canouan, Grenadines*
Jul 16, 2024Jul 20, 2024Booked: Antigua, Leeward Island* to Guadelope, FWI
Aug 03, 2024Aug 10, 2024Booked: St Vincent, Young Island* to Grenada, St Georges
Aug 15, 2024Oct 31, 2024Unavailable: St Vincent, Young Island* to Tortola - Nanny Cay
Nov 23, 2024Nov 30, 2024Hold: St Martin to St Martin
Dec 15, 2024Jan 05, 2025Booked: Tortola - Nanny Cay to Tortola - Nanny Cay

Ascension Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter.
Low price: $28,000

High price: $38,000

Season2 Pax3 Pax4 Pax5 Pax6 Pax7 Pax8 Pax
2023/24 Winter$28,000$29,000$30,000$31,000$32,000$33,000$34,000
2024 Summer$28,000$29,000$30,000$31,000$32,000$33,000$34,000
2024/25 Winter$32,000$33,000$34,000$35,000$36,000$37,000$38,000
2025 Summer$32,000$33,000$34,000$35,000$36,000$37,000$38,000

Yacht terms: All Inclusive
An all-inclusive charter covers all provisioning and running expenses. This includes a captain and crew that is fully trained and committed to your safety and enjoyment of your trip. A chef will provide the kind of exceptional, personalized meal preparation that you would expect of a five-star restaurant. The listed rate may not include all local taxes, cruising permits, premium beverages and scuba activities. Inquire for more information.

ADDITIONAL RATE DETAILS


MINIMUM NIGHTS: 4 (inquire for less)

LESS THAN 7 NIGHT CHARTER RATES: For 6-night charters, divide the weekly rate by 7 nights X 6 nights. For 5 nights or less, divide the
weekly rate by 6 nights X number of nights.

SLEEP ABOARD: 1/2 the daily rate. Dinner ashore at the client´s expense. Includes boarding after 5 pm, welcome cocktail, breakfast the
next morning, and early start.

GUEST MAX PAX: 8

LOCAL CHARTER FEES: Cruising permits/licence & park fees included within the rates - Local VAT (for example in Martinique or Guadeloupe) is not included within the charter rates. Please inquire for specific destinations

RELOCATION FEES: Antigua & St Martin = $2,500 round trip (please inquire for alternative relocation fees)

2023/2024 HOLIDAY RATES:
XMAS: Flat rate of $42,000 for 2-8 guests and a 7-night minimum Must end no later than Dec 26th.
NEW YEARS: Flat rate of $48,000 for 2-8 guests and a 7-night minimum. Must begin no sooner than Dec 27th.

EMBARKATION: 12PM
DISEMBARKATION: 12PM

TURN AROUNDS:
48-hour turn arounds required - inquire for 24-hour turns

Kite Packages (individual/Private classes)
3 hours: $270
5 hours: $400
8 hours: $600
12 hours: $840

TRAVEL TIPS: Direct flights available from New York, Miami & Toronto to St Vincent, St Lucia, Grenada, Antigua & St Martin. European clients; UK to St Vincent (Virgin Atlantic) and UK to BARBADOS (BA, Virgin) then 4pm connect with one of the local airlines to the Grenadines: FLYONECARIBBEAN, SVGAIR, MUSTIQUE AIRWAYS, INTERCARIBBEAN AIRLINES

Ascension Guest Reviews

Previous Yacht NameOculus
every detail was perfect!

Thank you so much for the professionalism and for making our first sailing trip the best vacation ever. Ascension was home for a week, we had the most special sunsets with delicious dinners and special cocktails! Beach resting, snorkeling, photo spots, every detail was perfect!
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ May 2023

top 5 trip ever!

Getting to know Great Exumas with this amazing crew has become a top 5 trip ever! Thanks Matias and crew for this amazing vacation. Complete watersport experience: scuba diving days, learning kitesurfing with Nico, wakeboard and even some sailing basics! Hope we can make it again next year!
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ April 2023

We´ll never forget the most amazing week

WOW!
What a week we had on board the Ascension sailing round the Exuma islands, thank you so much to Matias our amazing skipper, Galo our fab first mate and definitely best tour guide going in the Bahamas! and the fabulous Romina who prepared the most amazing food! We´ll never forget the most amazing week and we can´t wait to get back in touch with our amazing new friends
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ April 2022

March 2022

Captain Matias, thanks for everything! I look forward to working with you on many more occasions!


Client´s comments were that they did a great job. They were very happy. They said it was the best itinerary they´ve ever done.

April 2022

Wow! Back in Miami but what a week we had on board the ASCENSION sailing around the Exuma islands. Thank you so much to Matias our amazing skipper, Galo our fab first mate and definitely best tour guide going in the Bahamas! and the fabolous Romina who prepared the most amazing food. We´ll never forget the most amazing week and we can´t wait to get back in touch with our amazing new friends.