Felix Description

Felix is a 2015 Lagoon 52 with 4 spacious queen guest cabins. All guest cabins have en-suite electric heads with vanity and separate shower stalls. There is also a bunk cabin that offers two single berths and crew will swap out for a queen upon request. Felix has an abundance of natural lighting and ventilation throughout the yacht plus air-conditioning throughout. Each cabin can adjust the air-conditioning individually for optimal guest comfort. The yacht offers alfresco dining in the cockpit and will comfortably accommodate 8 guests at the table. The salon will also seat up to 8 guests for dining or just relaxing. There are plenty of options for sunbathing and multiple areas to avoid the midday sun is you so choose. The fly-bridge offers seating and lounge area with a 360-degree view and in addition there is a lounge area upfront behind the large trampolines. Whether you are looking for a fun family adventure or a Caribbean getaway with friends, Felix is perfect for you on the sailing trip of a lifetime!

Cruising Area of Felix

Pref. Pick-upSt. Thomas, USVI
Other Pick-upRed Hook, STT
Summer PortSt. Thomas, USVI
Winter PortSt. Thomas, USVI
Summer OperationsCaribbean Virgin Islands
Winter OperationsCaribbean Virgin Islands


Wash Basins5
TP in HeadsYes
Electric Heads5
Accommodation Details
Cabins in the boat offer lots of natural lighting and great ventilation. The boat is fully air-conditioned, and each cabin can adjust the air-conditioning individually for optimal guest comfort.

4 guest queen cabins each with private ensuite electric head, vanity, and separate shower. The crew stays in a separate twin bunk cabin and private head.

This vessel is the 5 Cabin Version: 4 Queen Staterooms and 5th Bunk bed Stateroom. Normally Crew will take the bunks unless requested at the time of booking.

The Top fly-bridge offers seating and lounge area with a 360-degree view. There is also a lounge area forward behind the large trampolines.


Length52 Feet
Beam28.67 Feet
Draft4.9 Feet
A/C NightYes
Sun AwningYes
Bimini TopYes
Num HatchYes
Guest SmokeTransom steps
Children AllowedYes
Min Child AgeNone
Voltages220 only
Water MakerYes
Water Capacity1000 liters
Ice MakerYes
Internet AccessOnboard WIFI
Max Speed12
Cruising Speed7
Range3 Gal / hr
Turnaround48 Hours preferred. Inquire fo
Engines2x Yanmar 75hp Diesels 17.5 Kw generator 3000w inverter Voltage 110v via adapter
BVI and USVI wifi

Water Sports

Dinghy (Feet)12ft RIB Center Console
Dinghy Hp40
Dinghy Pax8
Snorkel GearYes
Wake BoardYes
Floating MatsYes
Standup PaddleYes
Kite Boarding Details
If guests are interested in Kiteboarding, the crew will build this into the itinerary and make the necessary arrangements.
Swim PlatformsScoop Steps
Boarding LadderOn aft scoop steps only
Beach GamesYes
Fishing GearYes
Gear Type2 Trolling Rods and Hand Line
Fishing Rods4
Fishing PermitBVI permit
Under Water CamYes
Other Toys
Floating mat
2 Stand-Up Paddle boards
Selection of snorkeling gear for all guests
4 Fishing rods and tackle
20´ Aqua Lily Pad floating mat
Exercise Equipment: 2 Yoga mats, weights, resistance bands

Indoor games: Sorry, CATAN, Yahtzee, Sequence, Taboo, Cards against humanity

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

Air CompressorNot Onboard
Diving Info
Yacht offers onboard diving.

Max 3 dives included, per certified diver, per 7 nights charter
Additional dives are $50 per certified diver.

If additional specialized scuba equipment is required, the crew will arrange rental equipment on behalf of the guests and have it onboard when guests arrive
Wetsuits, if desired, need to be rented.


Salon StereoYes
iPod/Device HookupsYes
Board GamesYes
Other Entertainment
JL Audio on Exterior/Flybridge
Bose Speakers surround sound interior


Special DietsYes

Green Initiatives

Make Purified Drinking WaterYes
Re-Usable Water BottlesYes
Other Green Initiatives
We use organic/locally grown produce when available. We provide guests with reef friendly sunscreen and bath products/toiletries. We provide filtered water to limit single use plastics. We provide re-usable water/beverage tumblers to limit plastic/disposable cup use. We use marine/reef friendly dish soap and cleaning products for the interior and exterior of the yacht.\ We use re-usable grocery bags. We are affiliated with ´Sailors for the Sea´ - Keeping our Waters Blue by Boating Green! Our crew are guided by this organization in reducing our footprint. We support ´Sailors for the Sea´ initiatives. We provide information to our guests on the best practices for ´Traveling Green´ Inspiring our guests on the importance of the preservation of our oceans and the beautiful islands in which we vacation. Maximize the use of sail power, to minimize engine emissions. We have a separate battery bank for the A/C (this means the generator does not have to run at night)

Felix Crew Profile

Crew Number2
Crew SmokeNo
CaptainKayla Rosenstrauch
LicenseRYA 200T Offshore, STCW, Dive Master
First Mate/Chef
First Mate/ChefChris Allwright
LicenseSTCW, Professional Chef Diploma, John Academy

Captain: Kayla Rosenstrauch
Chef: Chris Allwright

Kayla grew up along the Texas coast and spent her summers on the water aboard fishing boats and at the beach. This guided her passion for the ocean. At the age of 16 signed up for a scuba diving camp, in the British Virgin Islands, where she lived on a catamaran and went diving three times a day for 6 weeks. This is when her desire to become a Captain and Divemaster got started.

After obtaining her marketing degree at LSU, she first worked as a chef/hostess for Quarterdeck and then attended a sailing/captain’s school in South Africa where she did a 4-month program to obtain her RYA Yachtmaster Certification. This is when she knew she had made the right decision and followed her heart. Kayla returned to Croatia where she began working as a captain.

Kayla is a sociable and ultra-positive individual with a love for people and is extremely outgoing and enthusiastic about life!

Chris started off his love of cooking at a young age with his father who always encouraged him to make his own meals, no matter the challenge it may have presented.

He has a degree in geological science and worked in the advertising industry for 3 years before joining a culinary program to become a private chef. He has worked on charter yachts in Croatia and Greece and as a private chalet chef in the French Alps.

In 2022, Chris also worked as a relief chef for several different restaurants in different locations throughout Dublin. This afforded him a unique insight into different kitchens offering differing cuisines and styles.

Having first crossed paths in 2021 Kayla and Chris became best friends. They have had the opportunity to work together on charters in the Virgin Islands and when they both worked in Croatia.

They are truly an outstanding duo and look forward to tailoring the experience to their guests preference, while sharing their love for cooking, cocktails, sailing, diving and sunsets on the ocean in their favorite bays. Kayla and Chris are super excited to run charters on Felix!

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Felix Reservations & Port Locations

Start DateEnd DateDetails (Holds can be challenged)
Jun 12, 2024Jun 16, 2024Unavailable: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Jun 28, 2024Jul 02, 2024Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Saint John, USVI*
Jul 09, 2024Jul 17, 2024Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Jul 21, 2024Jul 26, 2024Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Aug 06, 2024Oct 29, 2024Unavailable: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Nov 07, 2024Nov 14, 2024Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Nov 16, 2024Nov 23, 2024Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Dec 13, 2024Dec 21, 2024Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Dec 28, 2024Jan 04, 2025Hold: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Jan 11, 2025Jan 18, 2025Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Jan 26, 2025Jan 31, 2025Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Feb 01, 2025Feb 08, 2025Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Mar 01, 2025Mar 08, 2025Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Mar 15, 2025Mar 22, 2025Booked: Tortola, West End, BVI to Scrub Island - BVI
Mar 23, 2025Mar 24, 2025Transit: Scrub Island - BVI to Yacht Haven Grand
Mar 27, 2025Apr 03, 2025Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Apr 05, 2025Apr 12, 2025Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Apr 26, 2025May 03, 2025Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand

Felix Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter. Inquire for lowest rate.
Low price: $22,000
(normal rate)
High price: $27,000
(normal rate)

Felix Special Offer!
Discount: 20%!
Offer: Felix is offering 20% discounts for charters run through August 8, 2024. No additional discounts.
Old price: $22,000 - $27,000 / week
New price: $17,600 - $21,600 / week (Save: $4,400 - $5,400 / week)
Minimum nights: 6
Travel before: Aug/08/2024

Season2 Pax3 Pax4 Pax5 Pax6 Pax7 Pax8 Pax
2024 Summer$24,000$24,500$25,000$25,500$26,000$26,500$27,000
2024/25 Winter$24,000$24,500$25,000$25,500$26,000$26,500$27,000
2025 Summer$24,000$24,500$25,000$25,500$26,000$26,500$27,000

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.


Yacht is able to charter in the BVI
St. Thomas pick-up and drop-off.

BVI Cruising Fees included


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

SLEEP ABOARD: 1/2 the daily rate. Dinner ashore at client´s expense. Includes; boarding after 4pm, welcome cocktail and breakfast the
next morning and early start.

TURN AROUNDS: 48-hour turns are standard

HALF-BOARD OPTION: $150 discount per person
Includes; 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 3 dinners, all other meals to be eaten ashore at client´s expense.

LOCAL FARE OPTION: $75 discount per person
Includes; 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 6 dinners, all other meals to be eaten ashore at client´s expense.

HOLIDAY RATES: 2024/2025
XMAS: Flat rate $30,000. Must end no later than Dec 27th.
NEW YEARS: Flat rate $32,000. Must begin no sooner than Dec 28th.

No kids discount offered.

Felix Guest Reviews

An Excellence Experience

We had a rocky start losing our original crew and yacht, but we has a great time with Kayla and Chris.

We loved all the itineraries suggested and had excellent snorkeling.
We enjoyed 2 exceptional dives....1st time to see a shipwreck!

We felt the crew was extremely professional and added so many small details to make us feel spoiled.

Chris is truly a 5 star chef....every meal excellent. Kayla is a calm captain and up for adventure.

An excellent experience.

Fantastic Week

Thank you so much for a great trip. Fantastic week.
You two were wonderful - absolutely perfect, kind, excellent, top- quality. and a great boat.
This week was awesome! You guys are so fun to be around and we are so thankful for everything you did and all the amazing meals you prepared for us.

Awesome Week

Thank you for an awesome week. Wanted to take you home with us.
You both make the trip so wonderful!

Setting the Bar

Thank you for setting the bar for future vacations.
The experiences, places and food were amazing!

Perfect Vacation

Thanks for a perfect vacation. The boat, the dives and the food was amazing.
Trip of a lifetime.

Food Was Amazing!

Kayla and Chris, thank you for an amazing trip.
Everything was wonderful and the food was amazing!

Great Team

The amenities on Felix were fantastic, but it was your company and experience that truly made this week special. You make a great team and we are so grateful to have spent the week with you two!

True Opportunity to Relax

Chris and Kayla
This week has been the best - thanks to you both. Aside from the amazing meals, appetizers and cocktails, we are so grateful to the effort put into our itinerary.
Our time in Anegada and the many chances to snorkel and dive made this trip a true opportunity to relax and enjoy every moment.

The Route, The Diving and The Food Was Extraordinary

Thank you for an amazing trip through the islands that are so beautiful. The boat routes and diving support were amazing. The food was extraordinary - almost all the meals were the best we have had!
Thank you for sharing the Felix and the BVI´s with us.

You Made Our Vacation

´Arr´ Pirate hats off to the captain and chef.

You made our vacation fun - without a hook.
From snorkeling to diving and underwaters scooting, being patient with our on-board lootin, tubing and sailing, and the most amazing food around. We couldn´t have asked for a better crew to be found. Here is a gold doubloon to remember us by. We had so much fun and boy, did time fly!!
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. You both have been really great from the start.

Great Team!

Thanks for all the ´over the top´ fun - GREAT TEAM!

You made this trip a memory that exceeded our expectations!!
Great Value!

We Will Be Back!

Where do we start?! This was an amazing trip and we owe it all to you two!

The food was amazing EVERY SINGLE day....wish we could bring Chris home with us - haha.

And Kayla.... What a boss!! You knew exactly where to take us for the best snorkeling and daytime adventures!

We can´t thank you enough for all the amazing memories - We will be back!

Great Dive Master

Chris and kayla were great hosts and were able to answer all our questions.
The food was great and kayla was a great dive master.


We had the best time on Felix with Chris and Kayla! They plotted out a fantastic course filled with the beauty of the BVI´s.
Everything that came out of the galley was incredible, especially the nods to my irish roots :)

Perfect Vacation

Chris and Kayla thank you for a perfect vacation. The meals were ALL WOW. I want the Chris Cookbook!!
Each stop exceeded our expectations - snorkeling., shopping, eating
Thank you for everything

Our Second Trip on Felix

This was our second trip on Felix and it exceeded our expectations. Chris and Kayla were the perfect hosts. The food was amazing, especially the homemade pizza! The sites we saw were beautiful.
We are looking forward to booking again


Thank you for sharing your passion with us and treating us like friends. The time spent on the water watching the beautiful islands pass and listening to the water was amazing.

Chirs, your culinary delights were beyond phenomenal.

Kayla, your ability to find the ´right´ spot was perfect and the wet dinghy ride was memorable to say the least!

The islands are gorgeous and we truly appreciate the time you took to take us around and explore with us!
Until we cross paths again and jump off Willy T´s together.

Broker Reveiw

Rating of Yacht & Crew:
5 out of 5

Was the yacht comfortable and clean?

Was the crew friendly and accommodating?

Was the food good and well presented?
Yes, awesome

Additional comments about the yacht and crew?
Kayla and Chris made this the best vacation our group had been on. The crew was top notch, Kayla was a great captain and accommodated any request we had. Chris made the most fabulous meals for us and we were never hungry. Together they worked great as a team to make it the best vacation.
Felix was spacious for a group of 6, very clean and comfortable.

Fantastic Trip!

Thank you for such a fantastic trip! And for everything you did for Lincoln. We weren´t sure what to expect bringing a 3 year old on this trip and you both made it so easy.

Couldn´t ask for a better captain, chef, dinghy boy, sights, food, cocktails and amazing desserts - yum.


Thank you for welcoming this crew of ours!
We can be a lot and appreciate your expertise, great snorkeling spots, delicious food and Chris´ amazing humour.
A terrific trip!!

Was A Dream

Thank you for everything! It was a dream.
Great food and wonderful care.

The BEST Experience!

Thanks for making this the best experience we could have asked for!
You kept us safe in the storms and very well fed!
You were very accommodating to all of our requests and needs.

We couldn´t have asked for a better crew!
Thanks so much!

What An Amazing Experience

What an amazing experience we had! Kayla and Chris made it a fantastic voyage with beautiful sights and delicious meals. We´ll definitely be back for another trip.

Every Day Was Unique!

Thank you Kayla and Chris for a wonderful vacation! Every day was unique and full of fun. The food was fantastic Chris and we could not have asked for a better captain Kayla to get us through the stormy weather.

Masters Of Your Craft

A trip of a lifetime that wouldn´t have been possible without you! You´re both masters at your craft, and cannot thank you enough for giving our family and friends such an amazing experience! What a way to kick off 2024, we truly hope 2024 is your best year yet. It is well deserved!

Thank you a million times over for your hospitality, professionalism, and expertise - we couldn´t have picked a better crew to share this week with!

Attentive Crew!

The trip, food and sites were made great because of Kayla and Chris´ attentiveness! And there is nothing like sailing the BVI´s with good friends!!

Another Fantastic Trip

This is our second trip on the Felix! Another fantastic trip. Kayla and Chris were great! Each day was better than the next. We´ll be back!

Amazing Experience

Awesome adventure - our first sailing trip and exceeded expectations.

What an amazing experience we had! Kayla and Chris made is a fantastic voyage with beautiful sights and delicious meals. We´ll definitely be back for another trip.
Thank you! Thank you!

Amazing Journey

Thank you for such an amazing Christmas journey! You are both so incredibly talented. the food and boat experience far exceeded our expectations!!
Best wishes in your future journeys in all part of life.


Thank you both so much! Amazing Christmas week with you. Chef Chris you are an amazing and talented chef. Captain Kayla, thank you for being so accommodating to my girls. We really appreciate you both so much! Thanks again for everything
P.S. Practice your ´Blank Slate´ skills for a re-match next year - lol

Wonderful Team

Thanks for an awesome week. The whole experience was amazing. Kayla and Chris are a wonderful team. Fair winds and following seas....

Miss You

Loved our Christmas vacation on Felix! Captain Kayla and Chris were amazing. We will miss you.

Great Crew!

Great Crew! Great Crew!
Take care of your top performers - Five Stars *****

Awesome Experience

Awesome Experience! Highly skilled, friendly and couteous crew. Kayla and Chris you are the BEST!
See you again soon!

Flawless Trip!

Kayla and Chris truly gave us a trip of a lifetime. BOTH of your personalities, charisma, expertise, knowledge and kindness did not go unnoticed and made this trip flawless! I know I cannot wait to come back.


For the Memory Books

What a wonderful week! Kayla and Chris you did a great job with all our ´handicaps´ thank you for giving us a week for our memory books.

P.S. Your Lime and D´Coconuts Wins!!!

Thank you!!

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the most amazing experience ever!! Looking forward to another trip with you both. Kayla was on point with every stop. Picking the best locations with the fewest crowds and Chris was on point with the food. He has expanded all our palates.

Kind and Great Crew

Thank you both for the best week ever! We had an amazing time at all the places and experiences you planned for us! Chris´ food (and Kayla´s red velvet cake) were delicious. Thanks for all the laughs while playing ´cards against humanity´ with us and being such a kind and great crew. We will miss you both and hopefully schedule with you and Felix again soon!

A Week for Our Memory Books!

What a wonderful week! Kayla & Chris did a great job with all our “handicaps”.
Thank you for giving us a week for our memory books!

P.S. Your lime & Coconuts WIN!”

Broker Review

How did you find your crew? Were they friendly, knowledgeable, attentive and accommodating?
The crew was wonderful. Kayla and Chris fitted in with our family perfectly and made us feel comfortable and at home aboard Felix. Their humor and knowledge were both greatly appreciated!

Was the yacht comfortable, clean and well ventilated? What was your
favorite aspect of the yacht?
The yacht was very comfortable and clean. It had all of the accommodations we needed, nothing was missing. Personally I enjoyed the various different viewpoints to sit or lounge at while we went from island to island.

Was the food enjoyable and well presented? Did the chef customize the
menu to your preferences?
The food was fantastic; Chris truly spoiled us! I personally have a challenging diet with several allergies and he made sure every meal felt complete vs feeling like an, “allergy friendly,” meal. And it was all delicious!

Did you enjoy the itinerary and the area you sailed?
1000%. Every day of the charter my love for the Virgin Islands grew.

Were you happy with your broker´s service? How can we improve?
Very happy.

Can we share your feedback with the yacht/crew?
Absolutely! We miss them already!

I Loved Being On This Yacht

Zack and Taylor, I loved this trip so much. I had so much fun. I am so thankful that we met you two. From late night games to riding on the dinghy spending time with you was so much fun. I loved being on this yacht and wished we could stay here for longer. Thank you for a great week with great relationships.
Alexis and the Lacombe Family

Snorkeling was the Best!

Taylor and Zack, this whole trip has been a blast, one of my favorites. I learned so many new things like skip-bo, cooking, baking. Snorkeling was the best! Thank you so much for the best week of my life.

Zack and Taylor, What can we say? What an amazing week of fun in the sun. We couldn´t ask for a more attentive and gracious crew/hosts. From sailing the open water to the beaches to snorkeling, you two have made this a trip of a lifetime. Taylor, the food was amazeballs and your attention to Camille made my heart smile. You will truly be an amazing mother one day!!! Zack, your skills, safety and knowledge of all things sea-worthy are unmatched. We really appreciate your efforts to keep us busy at all times. Last but not least, the flying fish!! I personally could do that for days. I know the girls loved it as well.
Friends for life,
Brian and Jen

Friends For Life!

Review 3:

Taylor and Zack, this whole trip has been a blast, one of my favorites. I learned so many new things like skip-bo, cooking, baking. Snorkeling was the best! Thank you so much for the best week of my life.

Zack and Taylor, What can we say? What an amazing week of fun in the sun. We couldn´t ask for a more attentive and gracious crew/hosts. From sailing the open water to the beaches to snorkeling, you two have made this a trip of a lifetime.
Taylor, the food was amazeballs and your attention to Camille made my heart smile. You will truly be an amazing mother one day!!!
Zack, your skills, safety and knowledge of all things sea-worthy are unmatched. We really appreciate your efforts to keep us busy at all times. Last but not least, the flying fish!! I personally could do that for days. I know the girls loved it as well.
Friends for life,

Girls Trip!!!

My dearest Zack and Taylor, This was my very first charter ever...It was amazing and you guys have a lot to do with it. Your attention to detail was incredible and you made us feel so comfortable. Taylor, your cooking is divine, definitely some dishes I will try at home. Zack...you rock!! A fantastic captain.


Bellos Zack and Taylor, From the Bay Island Girl, beautiful couple, beautiful time on an amazing boat managed by you guys. Keep it going and follow your dreams. Thank you for everything!


Zack and Taylor, This was my first charter, and let me tell you, it has been absolutely incredible. You guys ´rock´. The attention and service has been nothing but amazing. You guys personality always served with a smile, all the time. Zack you have been an amazing captain. Taking us to all the amazing islands, getting our toys in the water and getting my tea for me everyday. Taylor, you are an amazing cook with such a nice personality. We had so much fun with you. I hope that one day we will meet again. I will have to do this charter with my husband. You guys are a spectacular couple and work so nicely together.


You have made my experience so memorable. I was very nervous to get on the boat and dealing with the water. Your patience with me was amazing. I will never forget this experience EVER! The presentation of the food and the table remind me of myself. You and Zack were so attentive to all of us. This experience is literally once in a lifetime and thanks to you both for making it memorable for my girls. I cannot wait to do this again with you guys and NO ONE ELSE. FYI. You will be seeing us again.


Zack and Taylor, Wow! Just Wow! You made my (our) first charter the most memorable time ever! From the very first zoom call to our last day dealing with a pirate, the both of you have been the best hosts and friends, the entire time. Thank you for showing us the best time on the water in the beautiful USVI. Zack, you´re an amazing captain and Taylor... you are the best captain and chef. You both gave us the trip of a lifetime and these memories will forever be in my heart. See you both soon because I promise I will be back!


Zack and Taylor, Thank you for such a wonderful experience. You made this charter so memorable. Through great meals and insight this is something we will never forget. I pray that you stay safe and sound through your journeys and hopefully our paths cross again.


Zack and Taylor, thank you for such a memorable experience. The wonderful sunsets and late-night munchie food. Taylor, I had so much fun dancing the night away with you. Zack thanks for all the informative trips into town. Maybe one day I will own a yacht and you and Taylor can be my crew. Such an amazing experience. Thank you for everything. Have fun on all your upcoming trips.


Zack and Taylor, I cannot begin to express how amazing you guys were to us. you both made our trip extremely memorable. We appreciate everything you guys did! Thank you so much for going above and beyond to make our experience unforgettable. Hopefully we can do this again in the near future. Thank you again for being wonderful hosts.

Boys College Graduation Trip!

Zack and Taylor,

Thank y´all so much for an amazing vacation and awesome graduation trip! I loved playing taboo and going to see the Baths as well as climbing huge rocks with Walker.


Zack and Taylor, I just wanted to say thank y´all for an amazing experience on Felix. Y´all are a great team/crew. I enjoyed the peaceful sailing, sunsets, and taboo. Thank you Taylor for opening me up to seafood and Zack for giving me life advice.


Zack and Taylor, thank y´all so much for an unforgettable trip. I had such a great time trying new food and playing celebrity and taboo with y´all. I will never forget the night me and Taylor went diving for my phone and seeing all of the sealife at night. Thank you so much!


Review 4:

Zack and Taylor, thank you so much for such an amazing experience! The food was so good and it was a good break from McDonalds. I had so much fun snorkeling and adventuring. I wish our story was longer! I had a ton of fun going to the baths and hiking. Wish we could stay forever.


Great Trip!

Taylor and Zack, Thank you for a GREAT TRIP! The food was awesome, and experience, unforgettable. You both work together so incredibly well and your teamwork is impressive. We so much enjoyed our girls trip with you. P.s. Seabass and scallops - I need to know how to perfect these like you did.

BVI Girls Trip!

Thank you so much for making our BVI girls trip so special! The food and the service was exceptional! The scallops, the green goddess dressing and the huevos were...YUM! Zack, your dinghy prowess kept us all safe and dry!!! Loved to see you guys working together, good luck in all your adventures.


Zack and Taylor, There are not words to describe how much we appreciate everything you both did to make our ´Florida Felix Girls Trip´ the most amazing vacation ever! The food was outstanding. We are in awe of your cooking skills... the way you make everything from scratch... amazing! You both work so well together and go above and beyond to make sure we are all safe, happy, and taken care of. We definitely made friends for life. Looking forward to seeing you both again soon, either in the Caribbean or maybe Tarpon Springs. Love you both.

A Week of Laughs, Fun, New Memories and Experiences

Dear Zack and Taylor, What an amazing week this has been.. one full week of laughs, fun, new memories, new islands and experiences, and super smooth sailing with amazing food.

Taylor, the food was delicious and I will be reaching out for the green goddess dip, avocado pasta recipe, and your homemade burritos/ chips. I loved your daily board and food presentations.
Zack - thank you for truly making the daily sail trips comfortable, safe, all while answering our questions and accommodating our requests. I wish you both the best in your future adventures.

One Big Family Now

Captain - thank you so much for navigating us safely thru the BVI´s, ensuring we had an awesome time playing with all the water toys and snorkel gear and keeping our drinks chilled and beer on ice!
Chef Taylor - you are such a talented chef! We all raved all week on how delicious all your homemade food was.
Most importantly, thank you both for making sure we had a trip of a lifetime!! We feel like one big family with you both now and will most certainly keep in touch in the future.

Thank You For Everything!!!

The most fabulous surprise this week was the cooking. The variety and ingenious recipes- all of them health foods, blew my mind. It´s the first time ever I really enjoyed health conscious cooking. There were meals- your baked eggs, my favorite - that were shockingly tasty. Thank you for everything. You adapted to our dietary choices. One pescatarian, dairy free, gluten free, and spice intolerance. And like magic came up with recipes that were both gorgeous and delicious, filling and healthy. You did it with love and enthusiasm-including the menu board done with calligraphy. And the boat was so comfy.

Zack our captain always with a good plan and smooth ride with a happy and kind demeanor. You were so thoughtful in your explanations and feedback was so positive and thoughtful.Way beyond your years. Wish every man was as good to his lady and other women as you. The world would be a better place. Your humor was always kind and silly fun. And the dives were wonderful.

Bottom line, I´d love to adopt you. Be proud of you for your resourceful, mindful energy- it´s beautiful. Thank you so much for a week of restoration in this stressful time. So good to find. Don´t lose your mojo - its precious. Call me when you hit SoCal.

What An Adventure

Taylor and Zack, what an adventure....beyond every expectation. ´Service´ with a smile. Sailing smoothly, diving beautifully.

The cuisine- gourmet, inventive, delicious, and so amazingly flexible and tasty.
Captain´s cocktails were perfect.
The company, we loved our interactions.

You both are so wonderful and so very hardworking. You excellence made it an excellent trip. We will miss you both and look forward to the next time our tradewinds put us in the same path. Stay on your journeys. Until we meet again!

The World Is Better Having You In It.

It was such a pleasure to meet both of you. You both are so unique with wonderful energy. I feel very lucky to have met you and look forward to keeping in touch. Taylor, please publish your recipes! You have a real gift and the world will fall in love with your dishes. Most importantly, you both are really special and the world is better for having you in it.


Wow-oh-wow Zack, you are a great captain and what a tremendous week we have had here in the virgin islands.

You rocked out so many fun activities for us:
Scuba diving
The octopus shipwreck
Penetrating the steel structure and exploring the engine room!!!

Jane loved watching Felix (son) wakeboard with RIzzo as your copilot in the tender from the stand up paddle board in the beautiful bay off Virgin Gorda. (our favorite island)
Greg and Jane watched you sail or motor almost every moment of the adventure and sure appreciated the knowledge bestowed from the helm!

and.... Sweet Southern Taylor! How we enjoyed your delicious, culinary offerings! Especially the fabulous nightly sweet treats!

You were a vital member of our rowdy night out at Willy T´s´ from the shotski to the dance floor...and don´t forget about the belly laughing over the pirates creed.

As much as Jane loved swimming and being beachy with Rizzo, he so enjoyed arting and gaming in the kitchen with you that we adults ( plus teenager) had some special moments away from big parenting responsibility,

Thanks so much for that amazing space to relax and unwind.
Can´t wait to connect again on the great mother´s waters.

So Much Fun

Taylor, I´ve had so much fun with you in the kitchen!! I loved when you played games with us and I really enjoyed when we stayed back from the hike and it was just us two!!! I´ll miss you!

Zack, thank you for keeping us safe with your sailing skills! I really liked when you took us out for a sunset dinghy ride, I also liked when we sang the 100 bottles of beer song! We will miss you all so much. Thank you!

You Made Us Feel So Comfortable!

This has been such an amazing trip because of Taylor and Zack! You all have been so kind, helpful, and it is so great how well you work as a team. Taylor, your food was so amazing and never failed to make us happy. You were also so helpful and fun. The games we played were so fun and you always let us help you cook.
Zack, you are an amazing captain. You were also having a good time with us from fun facts and learning games. You were a great hiking leader. You both were so involved with us which made us more comfortable. Thank you so much for a great trip. I will always remember this.


This was 10/10 easily the best trip I have ever taken. Both of you are really awesome people, some of the best that I know. Taylor, you make the best food I have ever tasted and are super fun to hang out with. Zack, you know all the secrets to all the islands and are pretty tough and super fun to hang out with. Thank you for the best trip of my short life...so far. Maybe next year will be even better.

Packed With Experiences

Thank you for an enjoyable week of sailing and exploring. Very much enjoyed meeting you both and incorporating you into our family while in the USVI. It went by so quickly but was packed with so many unique experiences, beach time, hiking, ruins, snorkeling (day and night), and many water sports. Great time!

Activity Filled Week!

Zack and Taylor, this has been an amazing week. We have done so much that it is really hard to pick one favorite. Hiking, snorkeling, swimming, tubing, wakeboarding, puzzles, games, stories, sunsets, beautiful views, great music, and so much more! I can´t believe how much we packed into one week.
Food...Where do I start? Every meal and snack was so thoughtful and accommodating to our families. Everything was delicious and beautiful. I will definitely be texting you for recipes.

This is in the books with one of our favorite vacations, with a lot of new amazing memories which you will forever be part of! Stay in touch and let us know if you are ever is Louisville.

Unforgettable Vacation

Thank you so much! The boat, the toys, the islands, the food, the games, the snorkeling, was amazing. But, Zack and Taylor made this one of our most unforgettable vacations ever! You guys were just part of our family. Appreciate the work, time, and love you invested in us. We will never forget this trip. Thank you and best wishes of bright future.

Calling Foodies!

This is definitely a yacht for foodies. The food and drinks will leave you wanting more. Taylor´s food and drinks are amazing! Zack is a wonderful yachtsman. He knows his places and having him share where to go next every evening was very informative. They really made this trip a lot of fun and very enjoyable for us.


Our experience with Zack and Taylor was WONDERFUL! Taylor is an incredible chef, every meal was somehow better than the last. The desserts were out of this world. Zack and Taylor both made excellent drinks and kept them flowing! Zack was also super helpful around the boat. Thank you both.

Amazing Team!

Amazing experience. Outstanding food each and every time.
Zack and Taylor are an amazing team. Looking forward to next time.

Awesome Duo!

If I can make a recommendation
-bloody marys
-egg rolls
-lobster dip and lobster tails

Zack and Taylor are an awesome duo. They kept us fed, hydrated, and super entertained. Looking forward to the next trip.

A Key Lime Pie to die for, thanks for such a memorable trip!

What an amazing adventure! Zack and Taylor were great hosts. We sailed and stopped at so many great locations, so it´s hard to pick a favorite. I think Christmas Cove was my favorite snorkeling spot. Saw amazing coral, fish, rays, and starfish! Zack was always accommodating or making sure we went to locations that met our devices. Chef Taylor - Wow! The food was incredible! I´m sure the scales will confirm that I enjoyed everything Taylor prepared for us. I´m having a hard time coming up with a favorite entree but dessert...hands down for me was the Key Lime pie. Taylor uses many unique and delicious flavors to enhance everything she cooks. The presentations are pure art work. It was fun to see Taylor and Zack working as a team in the kitchen. Thanks for a memorable vacation.

Thank you so much for a beautiful trip through the Virgin Islands!

Thank you so much for a beautiful trip through the Virgin Islands. The Felix offered great spaces for relaxing, reading, eating, playing games etc. Zack and Taylor were great hosts. Very flexible and accommodating, showing us so many private spots to chill. Food was unbelievable - nice job Taylor. Looking forward to your blog and recipe book :) Visit all of us in Michigan anytime! We would love to show you around.

This charter has been a long time (30 plus years) dream of ours!

We had an amazing time on the Felix with Zack and Taylor. This has been a long time (30 plus years) dream of ours. It exceeded our expectations. Zack is a knowledgeable captain. We felt safe at all times. He was full of information about the islands and always took us someplace interesting and fun. We especially enjoyed snorkeling at Monkey Point and Christmas Cove. Visiting the Baths was an especially nice trip. Zack also is a great scuba instructor. Doing a refresher course and dive was great. So the only thing bad I can say about Taylor´s cooking was that my clothes are so tight as I prepare to leave! Steak and lobster were so good. As was the korean kabobs and Key Lime pie (BEST EVER!) The Felix is a great boat. Comfortable and well outfitted but Taylor and Zack made the trip! You became like family Visit Michigan some day!

Knowledgeable and Professional

Thank you Captain Zack and Chef Taylor for a wonderful week on Felix. We couldn´t have asked for a better time! Both Zack and Taylor were friendly and enthusiastic about showing us all the BVI and USVI has to offer. Both are extremely knowledgeable, professional, and open to ideas and we always felt safe and comfortable. Besides knowing everything there is to know about marine life, Zack went above and beyond with taking our teenage crosscountry enthusiast son on trail runs and explored other islands. Taylor always made sure we were full and satisfied - her dishes were consistently tasty. Thank you Felix and crew, we hope to be back again soon!

Thank you Felix and Crew

Thank you very much for our time on the Felix. We could not have had a better time. Even with one night of rain you all made it a blast. We loved having Zack go out snorkeling in the water with us. He was able to show and teach us so much about marine life. Taylor´s food kept us full and was yummy. The Low Country Boil was delicious. There is so much to do you will never get bored. A vacation of a lifetime. Thank you Felix and crew.

You Both Were Perfect Crew

Thank you so much for an incredible full week of adventures and fun. We appreciate your delicious meals and teaching us fun games.You both were the perfect crew for us and honestly y´all feel like family. List of favorite memories...
1) Playing and teaching us 3´s
2) Jumping off the boat
3) Wellness shots
4) Night time dinghy rides
5) Sunsets at Windmill
6) Full and stocked coolers and bellies
7) Delicious red velvet cake and sweetest birthday party!
8) Snorkeling
9) Delicious lobster
10) Making memories with old and new friends

Memories For a Lifetime!

Thank you so much for making our trip so wonderful.Great food and adventures that will be remembered for a lifetime. Cheers!

Fantastic Trip!

You both made this an incredible trip! Definitely exceeded all expectations. Thank you for working hard and playing with us too! You are both wonderful people and we are honored to get to know you. Keep reaching for the stars and enjoy this trip around the sun.
- Tom and Sally

We truly appreciated your high energy, positive attitudes, and commitment to our every need. The two of you were instrumental in making every aspect of our trip fantastic! Great dives, great food, great conversation, and great fun. Thank you for making this a spectacular experience! So much appreciated your ability to tune into both group and individual interests and needs.

Zack, thanks so much for your patience and support in Scuba diving. Taylor, much appreciated your gentle kindness and of course cooking! If we were your parents we would be proud beyond words!

A Week Of Inspiration and Memories!

Thank you for a week of inspiration and memories - great meals, hours of inspiring conversation, beautiful views, and excessive photos. I cannot thank you guys enough for the hospitality and radiance throughout the last couple of days. I hope to do what the two of you have done and have the privilege to live this wonderful lifestyle in the future.
Thank you, thank you!

We Are Sad To Leave!

We have been referring to this trip as a once in a lifetime adventure and you did not disappoint! Thank you for helping us make memories as an extended family and giving us new experiences. It was an awesome week and we are sad to leave.
Best of luck to you both in all of your future endeavours!

Exceeded Our Expectations

This trip has been a bucket list vacation for the last 10 years! With all the build up and daydreaming you would have thought we might end up ´romanticizing´ it more than possible, not at all!
In every way, the trip exceeded expectations, gourmet cuisine, unlimited activity, the ´spots´..., all while enjoying your gracious hospitality! You balanced rest with fun for all in a way that would elude most. Thank you for hosting memorable days and all of the Hard Work!! Your efforts have facilitated life long memories for all! We could have never imagined all that we would see, do and enjoy!
Your guests are lucky to get you! And...we were lucky to spend the week with you!
Fair winds and following seas!

An Adventurous Week

That was one hell of an adventurous week! Thank you for helping us be ´life hogs´. Although Nana lobbied hard to join you for the rest of the sailing season we are going to drag her off the boat to the flight. This vacation is in our ´ALL TIMER´ list of great vacations! Thanks for the fun, laughs, drinks, food, sailing, diving, snorkeling, and all around good times!

Dynamic Duo

Truly amazing! What a glorious time we all had and it was made especially awesome by you two - the ultimate dynamic duo! We felt so taken care of and loved by you guys - we´ve all agreed that we´ll miss you two as much as the Virgin Islands! The experience has been utterly wonderful and we are most grateful for your generosity, kindness, expertise, hard work, and warm spirits.

Truly Amazing Vacation

Thank you so much! This has been a truly amazing vacation and you two have been incredibly generous and kind. There was never a time when you haven´t been there for us, laughing with us, or helping us. You have been truly spectacular and lovely. You have made our experience really great. Whether it´s providing a delicious meal, showing us the most amazing places, or leading us around the high seas.

Fantastic Hosts

Thank you so much for an awesome week of fun & sun! You have both been fantastic hosts.
Thank you again and good luck on all your future plans!

Best Trip Ever

Thank you both for sharing your experiences and kindness with us this week. This was a healing trip on many levels.
Zack...thank you for having faith in me and all your encouragement to dive again. You are an amazing soul & look forward to seeing all your dreams come true. You are brilliant and don´t stop following your goals. You will make a good ´wife´ one day. HAHA so professional.

Keep reaching for the stars.
You both have made this the Best Trip Ever. This journey will continue. My partner in crime.