Island R&R Description

Island R&R is a 2008 Robertson&Caine designed Leopard 46, perfectly designed for the charter yacht market.

Below deck, 3 queen cabins invite guests to relax in serene comfort with private, en suite heads - complete with electric flush toilets and walk-in showers.

The elegant salon flows into the outside seating area where a big cockpit table and additional bench seating gives everyone plenty of space to be together and enjoy a sailing vacation like no other.

Cruising Area of Island R&R

Pref. Pick-upYacht Haven Grande, St. Thomas
Other Pick-upWest End, Tortola
Summer PortSt. Thomas, USVI
Winter PortSt. Thomas, USVI

Specification

Length46 Feet
Beam24 Feet
Draft4.5 Feet
Built2008
A/CFull
A/C NightYes
Sun AwningYes
DeckshowerYes
Bimini TopYes
Sailing InstructionsYes
HairdryerYes
Num HatchYes
Guest SmokeAft sugar scoops only
Children AllowedYes
Min Child AgeNone
InverterYes
Voltages110 V
Water MakerYes
Internet AccessOnboard WIFI
GeneratorYes
Turnaround48hr preferred, Inquire for 24

Accommodations

Guests6
Cabins3
Crew2
Queen3
Showers3
Wash Basins3
Electric Heads3
Accommodation Details
Island R&R Sleeps 6 guests in 3 Queen cabins with ensuite heads, all electric and separate walk-in showers.

Water Sports

Dinghy (Feet)14´
Dinghy Hp40
Dinghy Pax8
Snorkel GearYes
TubeYes
Wake BoardYes
2-Man KayakYes
Floating MatsYes
Standup Paddle2
Swim PlatformsYes
Boarding LadderYes/aft
Fishing GearYes
Gear TypeLight tackle
Fishing Rods2
Other Toys
2 Stand Up Paddleboards
One 2-man Kayak
Giant floating Lilypad
SUB Wing (underwater flying device)
Projection Screen that turns the cockpit lounge into a movie theater
Wakeboard for kids

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

ScubaYacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
Air CompressorNot Onboard
Diving Info
Yacht offers rendezvous diving
Scuba gear onboard for $150 per person/per week.
Scuba gear includes a BCD, regulator, weights and tank.
Dive Costs
Rendezvous Dive Rates: Blue Water Diving
Per person

1 Tank Dive - $100
2 tank Dive - $130
Night Dive - $105
Discover Scuba - $140

Entertainment

Salon Tv/DvdYes
Salon StereoYes
iPod/Device HookupsYes
DVDsYes
CDsYes
Board GamesYes
BooksYes
Other Entertainment
Captain is not a certified sailing instructor but is happy to teach guests the basics of sailing.

Cuisine

Din-in8
Special DietsYes
BBQYes

Island R&R Crew Profile

Crew Number2
Crew SmokeNo
Captain
CaptainPieter Gerber
SpeaksEnglish
Years Sailing15
Years Chartering2
LicenseRYA Yachtmaster, STCW,PADI Advanced Diver
Crew
CrewTheresa Jacobs
Years Sailing10
Years Chartering2
LicenseSTCW


Pieter acquired BSc degree and a teaching diploma at the University of Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. After 12 years in Education as a Science and Mathematics teacher in Namibia and South Africa he started his own business.

He has always been around boats and watersports for most of his life but started sailing and racing keelboats at Royal Cape Yacht Club in the late nineties. He has since owned 5 monohulls and two catamarans and has sailed long passages on both types. Theresa and Pieter sailed on various boats accumulating thousands of miles along the notorious eastern coast of South Africa and of course windy Cape Town.

In 2017 they decided to sell everything and go sailing. They left Cape Town on their 44ft monohull and crossed the Atlantic from Cape Town to Grenad. They spent two seasons sailing the Caribbean visiting Trinidad, Grenada, Grenadines, St Lucia, Martinique, Antigua, BVI to name a few.
Pieter has a Yachtmaster Offshore and is also an PADI advanced open water scuba diver.

Chef/First Mate Theresa Jacobs was born in the Northern Cape (South Africa), Theresa fell in love with sailboats and the sea from an early age.

After studying IT, she worked in Corporate as an Executive Personal Assistant and later Middle Management for 21 years. Not forgetting her lifelong dream to travel around the world, she took a sabbatical and leapt at the chance to work on the Last World Tour for the QEII Cruise Ship. Having learned to sail on Dinghy´s and Hobie Cats, it seemed the perfect way to travel.

Upon returning and getting back into corporate life, she quickly realized saltwater was running through her veins and she had to return to the sea.
Shortly after, she met Pieter and started racing with him at Royal Cape Yacht club. They found that their common interest aligned: Travel and boats.

Captain Pieter and chef Theresa look forward to welcoming you onboard Island R&R!

**Captain Pieter and chef Theresa are both fully vaccinated**

Island R&R Calendar

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Island R&R Reservations & Port Locations

Start DateEnd DateDetails (Holds can be challenged)
Jan 19, 2022Jan 25, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Jan 31, 2022Feb 07, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Feb 12, 2022Feb 19, 2022Hold: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Feb 22, 2022Feb 28, 2022Booked: Red Hook to Red Hook
Mar 05, 2022Mar 12, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Mar 15, 2022Mar 23, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Mar 27, 2022Apr 03, 2022Hold: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Apr 06, 2022Apr 10, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Apr 21, 2022Apr 28, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Apr 30, 2022May 07, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
May 15, 2022May 21, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Jul 02, 2022Jul 09, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Aug 07, 2022Aug 06, 2023Unavailable: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand

Island R&R Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter.
Low price: $13,000

High price: $15,000


Season2 Pax3 Pax4 Pax5 Pax6 Pax
2021/22 Winter$13,000$13,500$14,000$14,500$15,000
2022 Summer$13,000$13,500$14,000$14,500$15,000
2022/23 Winter$13,000$13,500$14,000$14,500$15,000

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.

Send us an inquiry to get specific pricing for Island R&R.

Island R&R Guest Reviews

The Crew Exceeded Our Expectations!

This has truly been an amazing trip.
The boat and the crew definitely exceeded our expectations.

The past 4 days gave us some much needed ´chill time´
The food was amazing and Captain Toothless took us to all the best spots!

Jeff and I will never forget the Windmill Bar, the ruins at Waterlemon Cay and of course, the infamous trivia at Dinghy´s Beach Bar. Not sure I´ve ever laughed so hard.

Thank you for making this trip a vacation we will never forget. We truly appreciate the expert boat captain, 5 star meals and the overall attentive service.

Was Fabulous!

We had a fantastic time on our honeymoon. many thanks to thompson and Shayna for their hospitality. Our adventure on the island started out a little crazy but turned out to be fabulous on Island R&R.

The meals were amazing.

Salt Pond and Reef Bay are the best.

We hope to see you guys again one day.

The Best Trip Of Our Lives

This is our last day of a trip that was two years in the making.

The anticipation for the trip was not matched by the beauty of the sea. The experience provided by Thomson and Shayna was one that our family will always remember.

Snorkeling, tubing, great meals and new friends were just a few memories that will last a lifetime.

Thanks to Thomson and Shayna this trip was one of the best of our lives and definitely worth the wait!

The BEST Vacation We Have Taken.

We have been planning this trip since summer of 2019. Cap´n ´Toothless´ Thomas and first mate Shayna were so amazing. Had things gone as planned we would´ve missed the wonderful blessing these two have been.

Beautiful islands, spectacular weather, great conversation, best crew - Don´t know what could´ve been better!

There are trips and there are vacations. Thanks for making this truly one of the BEST vacations we have taken.

# Best Vacation Ever!

There is a greater purpose and plan for our lives. We are blessed that the plan included having our lives intersect with Captain Thomson and Shayna. We anticipated an amazing vacation, which we had. What we were not expecting was the amazing crew and new friendships that we found on the Island R&R. Thomson´s knowledge and wit mixed with Shayna´s gracious hospitality was an added blessing. Thank you for the fun, the memories and helping to make this our best vacation yet.

Blessed with the BEST!

After having to reschedule due to Covid, death of family, a ´rogue´ captain, we finally landed on a date for our island cruise and were blessed with the BEST! Captain thomson and Shayna were hands down the most wonderful team we could have drawn if we were picking. You two made a nice island cruise a GREAT island vacation. Thanks for everything and may you be blessed.

We´re Meant To Be With This Crew

We were scheduled to take this trip in April 2020 - Covid hit!

We were beyond frustrated. We are so happy things worked out because we were meant to be with this crew and feel so thankful.

We hit the jackpot with our beaches and sailing around the islands. Thank you for the amazing food, knowledge about the area and making us feel so welcome. We are already planning our next trip back!

Awesome Trip!

Awesome trip! Thanks for being so nice and giving attention to Nicole and Matt. I am sure they will never forget this vacation. We wish you all the best.

An Epic Week on the Water!

What an amazing way to bring in 2021! We had an incredible week celebrating #Oh Glenn and the end of 2020. Watersports were a hit and we can´t thank Thomson enough for his endless energy tugging us around on all of the gear! Shayna and Thomson were perfect hosts and we are so grateful to have shared this memorable week with them. Thanks for accommodating our endless appetites - for food and fun!
Thank you both for an epic week on the water!

Shayna & Thomson Made It All the More Memorable

This vacation was already incredible, but Shayna and Thomson made it all the more memorable. Every meal was absolutely delicious and eating each meal as a crew and sharing stories and conversations was one of my favorit parts of this trip. Not to mention the 7 rainbows that we saw this week!
Spending Christmas with Shayna and Thomson on the Island R&R has 100% been one of my all-time favorite vacations and I couldn´t think of any better way to spend the last bit of 2020. Shayna´s kindness and expert hospitality and Thomson´s knowledge of ocean life and contagious enthusiasm made it hard not to enjoy ourselves to the absolute fullest. Thank you so much for letting us enjoy the USVI with you on the Island R&R! I´ve already started saving up to come back!

Fantastic week on R&R

One of the best trips we have taken. The experience was great with all the places we saw. Our experience with Shayna and Thomson is unforgettable. I learned so much from them and they were so much fun to talk to!

Fantastic week at sea! Only wish we didnt let the big one win the reel battle! Maho Bay was my favorite stop - Turtles!

Fantastic week on the R&R with Shayna and Thomson! Loved our time in Maho and especially at Lime Out. Enjoyed the meals Shayna prepared for us - from breakfast taco´s to Thomson sharing his family´s seafood paella with us! What a great crew to celebrate Christmas with!

Island R&R Sample Menu