Libra 50 Description

Libra offers sophisticated styling and spacious living areas. Voted Best Boat, this sailing yacht is the perfect vessel on which to share the joy of exploring the most beautiful Virgin Islands with those you love.

A generous sky lounge is enjoyed by guests who may also choose to unwind in the spacious cockpit or on the magnificent sun lounger at the fore, which provides an indulgent all-weather retreat.

The boat´s design provides seamless movement between the cockpit, helm station and the sky lounge, while the incredible space in the saloon evokes the ambiance traditionally found only on much larger yachts

Cruising Area of Libra 50

Pref. Pick-upYacht Haven Grande
Other Pick-upBVI
Summer PortSt. Thomas, USVI
Winter PortSt. Thomas, USVI

Specification

Length50 Feet
Beam26.21 Feet
Draft4 Feet
Built2020
A/CFull
A/C NightYes
DeckshowerYes
Bimini TopYes
Sailing InstructionsYes
HairdryerYes
Num HatchYes
Guest SmokeYes, on the sugar scoops
Children AllowedYes
Min Child AgeNone
InverterYes
Voltages220V
Water MakerYes
Water Capacity185 gallons
Ice MakerYes
Internet AccessOnboard WIFI
GeneratorYes
Turnaround48hr preferred
Engines2 x 75HP Engines Generator

Accommodations

Guests10
Cabins5
Crew2
Queen5
Showers5
Wash Basins5
Heads5
Accommodation Details
This yacht has 5 ensuite cabins accommodating 10 guests.

Water Sports

Dinghy (Feet)Highfield 12´6
Dinghy Hp30hp
Dinghy Pax10
Adult WaterskisYes
Snorkel GearYes
TubeYes
Wake BoardYes
Floating MatsYes
Standup PaddleYes
Boarding LadderYes
Beach GamesYes
Fishing GearYes
Gear TypeTrolling
Fishing Rods2
Other Toys
Captain is not a certified sailing instructor but is happy to teach guests the basics of sailing.

2 SUP´s
Fishing gear
Water skis
Tube

Snuba is available for rent for $500 per charter.
Foilboard is available for rent for $800 per charter.

The use of two Sea Bobs onboard are included in the charter rate

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

ScubaYacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
LicenseMaster
Air CompressorNot Onboard
Tanks4
BCs4
Regulators4
Diving Info
Yacht offers rendezvous diving

Additional 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 StereoYes
iPod/Device HookupsYes
CDsYes
Board GamesYes

Cuisine

Din-in10
Special DietsInq
KosherInq
BBQYes

Libra 50 Crew Profile

Crew Number2
Crew SmokeNo
Captain
CaptainChris Klopper
SpeaksEnglish and Afrikaans
LicenseRYA Yacht Masters Certficate, STCW, dive Master
Crew
CrewLisa Fourie
LicenseSTCW, Certified Scuba Diver


“We are a passionate hard-working couple that work exceptionally well together. We love people and giving them the best experience in every possible way.”

Captain Chris and his partner Lida will guarantee you an exceptional week. Their top priority is to inspire and awaken guests´ passion for the ocean and make it an unforgettable journey. As an outgoing, sociable couple they know how to create a friendly, accommodating homelike atmosphere.

Chris has a relaxed, positive and enthusiastic demeanour. He grew up on the the coast in South Africa surfing, kiting and hiking, living any nature lover´s dream. In 2012 he began his own boat detailing company, cleaning and maintaining yachts in the local marina. A sailing school noticed his interest and potential in yachts and offered him a job as a bosun. He worked for Ocean Sailing Academy for three years increasing his knowledge of sailing and yachts extensively. He then had the privilege of sailing the Wild Coast of Africa creating memories he will cherish forever before his first job in the Maldives with his partner Lida where he learnt the art of spearfishing and freediving.

Lida grew up in a small town in South Africa and worked in hospitality since the beginning of high school improving her skills in food preparation and the art of cocktail creation. Chris took Lida on her first sailing experience in Cape Town and she fell in love with it immediately and she knew this was going to be their dream to pursue a career on the water. They not only worked as crew on charter in the Maldives but they sailed all along the Maldivian atolls on an adventurous voyage to India and back. Having ventured across the Indian ocean and they had their sights on the Atlantic and Caribbean.
Lida is an accomplished chef and hostess and is delighted to treat her guests to all the relaxation and attention they deserve while she does what she does best.

After delivering their Saba 50 from Guadeloupe to the Virgin islands and completing a season there, they are looking forward to sharing these beautiful destinations and creating everlasting memories with you!

Libra 50 Calendar

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Libra 50 Reservations & Port Locations

Start DateEnd DateDetails (Holds can be challenged)
Nov 19, 2021Nov 30, 2021Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Dec 03, 2021Dec 11, 2021Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Dec 18, 2021Dec 18, 2021Unavailable: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Dec 19, 2021Dec 26, 2021Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Dec 27, 2021Jan 03, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Jan 04, 2022Jan 11, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Feb 02, 2022Feb 07, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Feb 09, 2022Feb 14, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Feb 20, 2022Feb 26, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Mar 02, 2022Mar 06, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Mar 11, 2022Mar 17, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Mar 18, 2022Mar 24, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Apr 05, 2022Apr 15, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Apr 16, 2022Apr 23, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Apr 26, 2022May 05, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
May 15, 2022May 22, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Jun 14, 2022Jun 19, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Jul 02, 2022Jul 23, 2022Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Jul 25, 2022Aug 08, 2022Booked: St Martin to St Martin
Aug 09, 2022Nov 01, 2022Unavailable: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand

Libra 50 Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter. Inquire for lowest rate.
Low price: $21,000
(normal rate)
High price: $31,000
(normal rate)

Libra 50 Special Offer!
Fam. Special!
Offer: Child Discount: $200 per child under aged 12 up to a max of 3 children. Age is based on the charter date NOT the date of booking.

Season2 Pax3 Pax4 Pax5 Pax6 Pax7 Pax8 Pax9 Pax10 Pax
2021/22 Winter$24,500$25,000$25,500$26,000$26,500$27,000$27,500$28,000$28,500
2022 Summer$25,500$26,000$26,500$27,000$27,500$28,000$28,500$29,000$29,500
2022/23 Winter$27,000$27,500$28,000$28,500$29,000$29,500$30,000$30,500$31,000

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 Libra 50.

Libra 50 Guest Reviews

Our New Best Mates!

To our new best mates, Chris and Lida
Your two have made this holiday such an incredible time and we cannot thank you enough! We are so happy to have met the two of you and spent a week together becoming friends. Your choice of beaches, snorkel spots and food were all excellent. Lida please come cook for us forever please?!

Cant wait to explore more with you all in the future.

Such An Escape

Thank you for such an incredible journey this past week. The USVI served us such an escape after a challenging past year and for this world.

Your kindness and hospitality truly made this special place blossom. The adventures (especially turtle and eagle ray sightings) were moments of pure joy and happiness.

We so enjoyed getting to know you both. Cheers to new friends near and far - we can´t wait to explore with you both again one day soon!

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!
What a wonderful week we had and so much is due to your amazing hospitality and hard work. From the beautiful bays and beaches to the wonderful food, we will remember this trip for years to come. My personal favourite was Little Lamshur Bay - simply gorgeous!

I could never get David to the USVI but I think he has been converted and is now a big fan.

So many Memories Were Made!

You both made our family getaway that much more special by becoming our extended family for a week.

Your hospitality, captivating personalities and your positive energy are amazing! Never stop being YOU.

We loved hearing the passion in your stories of South Africa and hope to get there some day to see if ourselves.

Be it the cappuccinos, delicious meals, PAIN KILLERS, games played after dinner or just life on Libra, you made it special for me and my dear family. Many memories were made!

WOW!

Wow! Words do not do justice to explaining the amazing job you two did this week. I will now forever say my first sailing experience was a 10/10. Both of you have unexplainable, unyielding charisma. I can truly say we are leaving as friends.

The way both of you love your job and love people is so evident. No bad day aboard Libra!

I cant say thank you enough!

What A Week!

What a week! After 3 previous sailing trips, our expectations were VERY high. Chris and Lida FAR exceeded our expectations. We had a wonderful trip and consider you both friends!

It was awesome starting mornings with fresh coffee and cappuccino. The food was fresh and amazing.

We were the envy of every other boat thanks to the ´reverse cabungee´ and incredible water sports experiences.

I also appreciated the depth of the conversations and personal connections.
It´s almost as if you could read our minds and anticipate our every desire in advance.

Thank you both for making such a memorable holiday for us.

Truly A Passion For People!

Thank you all so much for the best week EVER! I could not imagine ever sailing with anyone else again. Y´all were so hospitable, patient and joyful. Every expectation was exceeded.

I am excited to leave this trip with two new friends in y´all and cannot wait to see y´all again - there WILL be an ´again´.

Y´all are the hardest workers I have ever met and truly have a passion for people, service and your jobs. Keep on!

Gratitude For You Both

There are no words to describe the amount of gratitude I have for both of you. You made us feel like family from the moment we boarded the boat. There was no request that was ever any trouble for you. Your knowledge and work ethic are not common in our previous trips.

Thank you for making this one of the most memorable holidays to date. We cannot wait to see you two again.

Experience to Refuel Our Spirits

Thanks for a great week!
A wonderful experience to refuel our spirits with nature and our connection with our family.
may God bless you and continue to give you the joy and strength to continue giving your guests so much joy and peace.

An Amazing Week!

Thank you so much for an amazing week on Libra. While obviously the setting is absolutely gorgeous, we especially enjoyed our time with the two of you.

Lida, your cooking is delicious and proves that Peyton actually will eat ! :) Thank you for sharing your recipes - we will let you know how we do.

Chris, we love your energy. Not only do you have every fun sea toy available at a seconds notice but you do it with such a happy, fun-living vibe. We have never seen someone take such meticulous care of water toys)

We will truly miss the both of you the most from this trip. We will also miss our morning cappucchino´s and endless cocktails.

It was a ´pleasure´ meeting you guys.

I Could Not Be More Satisfied

My experience was nothing short of outstanding. The crew is top notch as is the yacht. I could not be more satisfied.
Indeed, we had a wonderful time with your very professional crew, Chris and Lida. Chris, is at the top of his game and most certainly the best skipper that I have had the pleasure of meeting.

Feel Like Family

We relaxed and were taken care of to perfection. Our team and boat were fantastic! Chris and Lida made us feel like family.