Islas Chafarinas Description

Islas Chafarinas is a comfortable and spacious Lagoon 560 S2 that accommodates up to 8 guests in 4 luxurious QUEEN cabins with private heads. All are comfortably outfitted with quality bedding and plush towels. Each cabin has a private dry shower stall, vanity with sink, and electric toilet. Islas Chafarinas is fully air-conditioned throughout with individual controls in each cabin. Ideal for sailing and relaxing in the beautiful Caribbean waters of the Leeward Islands. There are several relaxation areas for guests to enjoy peace and quiet, read a book or soak up the warm sunshine, or enjoy time together as a group with friends or family. Islas Chafarinas has a full-bimini flybridge, the perfect spot to enjoy cocktails and canapés whilst watching the sunset with the 360-degree scenery.

Cruising Area of Islas Chafarinas

Pref. Pick-upSaint Martin, Leeward Islands
Other Pick-upSaint Martin, Leeward Islands
Winter PortSaint Martin, Leeward Islands
Winter OperationsCaribbean Leeward Islands


Length56 Feet
Beam31 Feet
Draft5 Feet
A/C NightYes
Bimini TopYes
Sailing InstructionsYes
Num Hatchseveral
Children AllowedYes
Voltages220v - 12 v inverter
Water MakerYes
Water Capacity960 litres
Ice MakerYes
Max Speed10 knots
Cruising Speed8 knots
Fuel Consumption20 Litres/Hr
Turnaround48 hours or TBD
Engines2 x 75 HP engines 1kw Generator 1300 litre fuel tank


Wash Basins4
TP in HeadsYes
Electric Heads4
Accommodation Details
Lagoon 560 S2 with 4 queen cabins, electric heads and air conditioning in each salon.
All beds measure 2.00 x1.80m and the cabins have electric fans.

Water Sports

Dinghy (Feet)Highfield Lagoon
Dinghy Hp40
Dinghy Pax8
Snorkel GearYes
Standup Paddle2
Swim PlatformsYes
Boarding Ladderaft of boat
Fishing GearYes
Gear Typerod and reel
Fishing Rods3
Fishing Permitnot applicable

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

ScubaYacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
Air CompressorNot Onboard


Salon Tv/DvdYes
Salon StereoYes
iPod/Device HookupsYes


Special DietsInq

Green Initiatives

Re-Usable Water BottlesYes
Other Green Initiatives

Islas Chafarinas Crew Profile

Crew Number3
CaptainJavier Torras
SpeaksSpanish, English, French, Catalan, Italian, Portuguese
LicenseYachtmaster Coastal with commerical endorsment, STCW, Radio
Mate / Stewardess
Mate / StewardessCristina Navas Garcia
LicenseSTCW, Ships & Passages certificate

Captain Javier “Xavi” Torras Fernández was born in Barcelona, Spain, but spent his youth in Cadaques, a small fishing village between France and Spain on the Mediterranean coast. The local crystal-clear waters, rich underwater life, and superb sailing grounds forged his forever love for sailing and the sea.

His parents introduced him to sailing first on Optimists and later on 420, 470, and then Snipe dinghies. He began sailing on racing boats at 16 in local regattas and later in national and international events. At age 20 Xavi was drafted into the Spanish Navy and joined the Spanish Naval Sailing Military Team. At 22 he took part in the Plymouth (UK) to Perth (AU) race and came in seventh. He has literally done all major races in Spain along with some Ocean racing as well!

Captain Xavi attended College in Oxford, UK, and graduated in Maritime Leisure Management at Southampton Solent University. Other studies include a Master´s in Finance at Oxford Brookes University and a Master´s in Accounting at Barcelona ́s Pompeu I Fabra University.
Xavi once worked as a Marina Manager in Barcelona, Valencia, and Tarragona for several years, but sailing being his passion he decided to pursue his career as a professional Skipper. Xavi has now been sailing professionally for 18 years now, mostly on yacht deliveries and charters.

On charter Xavi really wants his guests to have a pleasant and happy time. He feels that, beyond his responsibility for their safety and comfort, he can act as a guide, instructor, and companion; his easy-going, respectful, and friendly persona makes him perfect for this role. Guests might find him playing games like cards, Scrabble, Charades, and even Monopoly with the kids on days when the weather is not perfect. On the normal fair-weather days, when not underway, he´ll join guests for water skiing, windsurfing, and snorkeling, plus he is a dive master and guide. Xavi is happy to sometimes fade away to allow for maximum space and intimacy for the guests or to be totally interactive.

Captain Javier enjoys sailing in the Caribbean for the winter season, but remains particularly attached to Spain and the Mediterranean sea and can share great tales of sailing in France, Italy, Croatia and Greece too!

Cristina Navas García (Cris) was born in Tarragona, close to Barcelona, Spain. Her French mother and Spanish father worked in Equatorial Guinea (Africa); she grew up there until age twelve, living in a house on the beach of the Atlantic Ocean surrounded by nature. At age 12 she returned to Spain but has retained the sense of adventure that was part of her childhood.

Cris is a sports enthusiast, who will try most everything, but is especially fond of volleyball, skating, diving, and swimming. When on board she loves to participate with guests for water sports, she is great with water skiing, wake boarding, paddle boarding, surfing…you name it!
Cris also loves hiking, meditating, camping, skiing, and, of course, sailing. She is a great lover of travel and nature, her motto is: “Hakuna Matata, live and be happy!”

With hospitality experience and cocktail and sommelier studies, Cris has been working on ships and sailing since 2017. She has sailed through Europe, New Zealand, and the Canary Islands and really enjoys the camaraderie of crewing as a team and learning every day. She has worked on different types of boats with all styles of service, but prefers yachts that keep her close to the guests. She feels the crew is part of the boat and wants guests to always feel comfortable and at home.

Cris´ closest friends describe her as positive, dynamic and fun. She looks forward to hosting you on board with her exuberance and smile!

Diversity and culture are the key building blocks to Nathalie´s world and the experiences she continues to seek. This comes to life on a whole new level in her cooking with international inspirations!

Nathalie is of Belgium nationality, but was born in Central Africa in the Democratic Republic of Congo where her family operated a mining company. She has fond memories of her beautiful childhood in Africa, growing up with her 2 brothers, 2 horses, and 2 dogs.

As a teenager, she went abroad to the U.S. through the Rotary Club, learning English and finishing her senior year of high school in Pennsylvania. Craving to travel more, Nathalie set out in her home in Brussels to study at a top-tier Hotel Management School. As Bar Manager for Club Mediterrannée Hotel and a 4-Star Intercontinental Hotel, she sharpened her hospitality skills and cultural appreciation working at locations in Israel, Chamonix, Greece, Brasil, and back to Brussels. She even became fluent in Portuguese along the way!

Following her brother to Saint Martin in the Caribbean, Nathalie´s desire to always travel and discover more brought her to life on board charter yachts. Nathalie creates a warm atmosphere with her homestyle, globally inspired cooking and thrives off of guests feeling pleasantly satiated with healthy meals. In her galley there can never be too many avocados!

As a very cosmopolitan person, Nathalie is known for her generosity, open-mindedness, and active nature. When she´s not in the galley, find her testing the heights with sky diving, admiring the power of the ocean while surfing, or taking time to breath and exercise mind and body with yoga practice.

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Islas Chafarinas Reservations & Port Locations

Start DateEnd DateDetails (Holds can be challenged)
Apr 01, 2023May 10, 2023Transit: Saint Marten, West Indies to Balearics
Oct 01, 2023Dec 31, 2023Unavailable: Balearics to Balearics

Islas Chafarinas Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter.
Low price: $29,000

High price: $35,000

Season2 Pax3 Pax4 Pax5 Pax6 Pax7 Pax8 Pax
2022/23 Winter$29,000$30,000$31,000$32,000$33,000$34,000$35,000
2023 Summer$29,000$30,000$31,000$32,000$33,000$34,000$35,000
2023/24 Winter$29,000$30,000$31,000$32,000$33,000$34,000$35,000
2024 Summer$29,000$30,000$31,000$32,000$33,000$34,000$35,000

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.

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Islas Chafarinas Guest Reviews

10 night charter in SXM, St Barths and Anguilla over New Years 2022 /3

The charter was amazing!!! Beautiful islands as well good food. Definitely recommend Nathalie for future charters, she is super professional and creates the best menus always according to the vibe.
Javier and Christina were also very professional and great to travel with for two weeks.