Cruising Area of Lir

Summer PortWest Mediterranean
Winter PortCaribbean

Lir Specification

Length67.0 Feet
Beam31 Feet
Draft5 Feet
Built2014
A/CFull
A/C NightYes
Sun AwningYes
HammockYes
DeckshowerYes
Bimini TopYes
HairdryerYes
Guest SmokeStern step only
Children AllowedYes
Voltages220v / 5kw converter
Water MakerYes
Ice MakerYes
Internet AccessOnboard WIFI
GeneratorCumins 17kw
Max Speed12
Cruising Speed8
Fuel Consumption12 Litres/Hr
Turnaround48 hours
Engines2 x 150hp Volvo Penta engines Cumins 17KW Genset
Communications
Inmarsat C
Navtex
Garmin AIS VHF + touch screen plotter.
KVIH V3 sat comms. with Wi Fi connection
Navilec Ultimate boat control by a central wireless computer

Accommodations

Guests8
Cabins4
Crew3
King1
Queen3
Showers4
Heads4
Accommodation Details
All three VIP cabins are on the starboard side on Lir and offer both privacy and luxury on your sailing vacation. Private access for all of the cabins is from the interior of the yacht and all have en suite bathrooms to go with the level of privacy desired by our guests. Each Guest Cabin has a queen size double bed and enough storage space to easily accommodate a couple whatever length of holiday you desire.

Owners cabin: With a King Sized central bed, the owners suite is for guests who wish to make the most of luxury on their sailing vacation. With large storage capacity from cupboards to shelving guests have everything they need in their cabin. Within, the Owners Suite there is a saloon area with a sofa, a large wardrobe and a desk with bookshelves.
As mentioned all Cabins are en-suite, no exception here for the owners version. It is the largest of the bathrooms with two separate washbasins and a walk in shower accessed through a sliding glass door.

Aft Starboard: The Double Cabin with a queen size island bed (space on both sides) comes with an en suite bathroom accessed via a private wooden door, with a full length mirror mounted on it, in the aft companionway, with a modern shower unit and electric flush toilet. There is plenty of storage with cupboards and a wardrobe.

Mid Starboard: The double cabin, accessed via a secure wooden door with a full length mirror from the front passageway, fitted with a queen size bed comes with an en suite modern bathroom with a shower unit and electric flush toilet. There is plenty of storage with large space under the bed and cupboards around the cabin and a wardrobe.

Forward Starboard: The double cabin, accessed via a secure wooden door with a full length mirror from the front passageway, fitted with a queen size bed comes with an en suite modern bathroom with shower and electric toilet. There is plenty of storage with large space under the bed and cupboards around the cabin and a wardrobe. All cabins are equipped with blinds and mosquito nets on their portholes and they have power sockets to recharge the guests electrical appliances such as cameras, cell phones, tablets or laptops, and of course all cabins are fully air conditioned. The Forward and Mid Starboard Cabins share a common staircase for access and the Aft Starboard Cabin has its own private access.

Entertainment

Salon Tv/DvdYes
Salon StereoYes
iPod/Device HookupsYes
DVDs+1000
Board GamesYes
CamcorderYes
Other Entertainment
Philips 48´ 3D smart TV + DVD
Bose sound system with Bluetooth connection to any device, cockpit and fly deck sound system too, also cable connection mini jack
4G Internet router with Wi Fi connection

Cuisine

Special DietsYes
KosherInq
BBQYes

Water Sports

Dinghy (Feet)13 feet
Dinghy Hp50
Adult WaterskisYes
Snorkel GearYes
TubeYes
Wake BoardYes
2-Man KayakYes
Standup Paddle2
Fishing GearYes
Other Toys
Caribe 4 meters with a Honda 50hp
Donut and a Flick kick brand Jobe
Wakeboard and skis brand Jobe
Two standup paddle surf brand Nais
One kayak for two
four complete diving Aqualung sets plus a compressor Bauer Junior II
Ten complete set of snorkels for adults and two for children.
wet suits and life jackets
**New Flybridge awning, bar and ice maker

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

ScubaOnboard
LicenseMaster
Air CompressorOnboard
Tanks8
BCs4
Regulators4
Wet Suits4
Dives/Week1 per day/
Diving Info
LIR has 4 full sets of dive gear.
1 dive per day with maximum 5 dives per week.
Dive Costs
Diving included for certified divers

Lir Crew Profile

Crew Number3
Crew SmokeYes
Captain
CaptainGeorge Greathead
NationalityBritish
Born1993
SpeaksBetween the 3 exceptional crew, languages include English and French.
Years Sailing13
Years Chartering11
LicenseRYA/MCA Yachtmaster
Crew
CrewMelissa Murphy
NationalityBritish
Years Sailing11
Years Chartering11
LicenseRYA/MCA Yachtmaster, Ships cook cert, Ashburton


Introducing the fantastic crew on Sailing Yacht Lir Melissa Murphy and George Greathead.

Stewardess/Chef – Melissa Murphy

Melissa, who will be your chef/stewardess is from Cheshire, UK and was brought up boating from the age of 8, Dinghy sailing as a teenager, she moved into racing small keelboats in her 20’s and was part of a consistently successful race team.

She has always enjoyed entertaining and gained her formal culinary training at the Rosie Davies Cookery School and has since attended Ashburton Cookery School and the Natural Gourmet Institute in New York for specialty courses in Gluten free and Vegan cooking.

She has just completed a Diploma in Nutrition, with specialist modules in Sport and Exercise Nutrition, Pre and post-natal Nutrition and Childhood Nutrition.
In addition to this she has worked in a very fast paced restaurant just outside London, doing up to 4,000 covers per week.

She has been working in the yachting industry for the past 13 years, on a variety of yachts, mostly busy charter vessels in the Caribbean, US east coast and Mediterranean. This opportunity to travel and to expand her styles of cuisine, together with the demands of running a busy charter schedule have all added to her culinary repertoire.

Modern European and Asian style dishes are a specialty, but all of Melissa’s menus are tailored to her guests’ specific preferences and are created with a health conscious ethos.

When Melissa started her career in the Caribbean she quickly developed a love for the underwater environment and progressed to Dive master within a couple of seasons. She has since then been diving extensively in the Caribbean as well as in Thailand and Zanzibar, so you can feel in safe hands both above and below the water.

Captain – George Greathead

George, your Captain on Lir is from Essex, UK, and has been boating since his early teens.

Having grown up spending summers in and around St Tropez, France, on his families boats, he decided four years ago to turn his passion into a career on the water and has since progressed up the ranks and now feels no more at home than when he is at the helm. With such a love of the sea it was only natural that George wanted to add the qualifications to match his experience and established his career as a charter yacht captain.

George studied the Ocean Graduate Course at United Kingdom Sailing Academy where he gained his Commercially Endorsed YachtMaster Offshore. He enjoys tennis, waterskiing, saltwater fishing and is an advanced PADI diver.
This lead him to Florida and the Caribbean for his first position within a fleet of large yachts, starting on a 57 meter and quickly progressing to First Mate on 43 meter.

Following this he moved up to Captain, and has been running a variety of Catamarans, Motor Yachts and large Monohulls since.

George has both professional and recreational experience of the South of France, Italy, Elba, Mallorca, Ibiza and Formentera areas in the Mediterranean as well as extensive sailing in the Caribbean, Bahamas and South Florida.

George and Melissa both love children and welcome families onboard. George is happy to entertain the children with beach games and fun packed days in and on the water. Meanwhile Melissa will more than happily cater to the children’s tastes so that they too have a vacation to remember.

Together George and Melissa will make sure you enjoy your vacation at your own pace. Either action packed and on the go, or if you prefer moving to the beat of a slower drum, George will happily make you one of his mouth watering cocktails while you indulge in reading a good book. However you want to spend your vacation, George and Melissa look forward to welcoming you onboard.

Stewardess Mate/Stew - Kerry N. Murphy

Kerry has a fun and outgoing personality and loves meeting people from all walks of life, differing backgrounds and of all ages.

After working as a Fund Accountant for an Investment Management company in Liverpool, England, it was in 2001 with her love of adventure and challenge; Kerry changed her passions of sailing and diving into her career. As a Mate/Stew, she is both friendly and attentive to guests’ needs and wants. This skill has come from experience in the hospitality industry throughout Europe, the Mediterranean and Central America.

Kerry is a qualified PADI Staff instructor. As well as teaching continuing education courses, she has greatly enjoyed introducing many new students to diving, including children. Kerry is a native of the UK and when not sailing and diving, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and trying new activities.

Her passion for adventure is infectious and will open a whole new world to you, her special guest!
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Lir Reservations & Port Locations

Start DateEnd DateDetails (Holds can be challenged)
Jun 22, 2019Jul 06, 2019Booked: Sicily, Italy* to Rome, Italy*
Jul 15, 2019Jul 22, 2019Booked: Corsica, France to Italy - area TBD
Jul 25, 2019Aug 03, 2019Booked: Anzio, Italy* to Anzio, Italy*
Aug 18, 2019Sep 01, 2019Booked: Corsica, France to Sardinia, Italy*
Sep 11, 2019Sep 20, 2019Booked: Corsica, France to Sardinia, Italy*
Dec 29, 2019Jan 05, 2020Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Feb 07, 2020Feb 14, 2020Booked: St Thomas USVI to St Thomas USVI

Lir Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter.
Low price: $30,700

High price: $34,300


Season2 Pax3 Pax4 Pax5 Pax6 Pax7 Pax8 Pax
2019/20 Winter$30,700$31,300$31,900$32,500$33,100$33,700$34,300

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, premium beverages or scuba activities. Inquire for more information.

Send us an inquiry to get specific pricing for Lir.

Lir Guest Reviews

February 2019 Feedback

February 2019 Charter Guest comments:

Mel, George, Brooks, Awesome, Awesome, Awesome! Thanks for the great care of our group from morning to night. We had a great time and so appreciate all your efforts. Delicious, Delightful and damn fantastic! Oustanding!!

I will remember the night sails forever!! Thank you so much for an awesome week!

Thanks so much for a great time, In St Martin, I write this rhyme, we fished and fished and lost a hook, but in the end we always had Brooks! The food that Mel prepared for us beyond compare... it is a must! Georges skills are top notch! Not a single anchoring did he botch! To save on water I hid my glass in my shoe each night very fast, and so we thank the crew for LIR... To Gearoge, Mel and Brooks... a final beer

Thank you for a spectacular week! We all had a perfectly wonderful week, thanks to the good care provided by all 3 of you, day and night. Melissa prepared the most delicious imaginative meals ever and George kept us all entertained with his tales of his wild youth while keeping LIR on safe passage. We left the comfort of our boat only once for dinner, and we all agreed that our meal ashore was a very poor substitute for Melissa´s divine dinners. She is and extraordinary chef whom we all wished we could take home with us. Brooks happy spirit and smile brightened every day, she is a great addition to the LIR crew.

We return to Vero Beach as happy, relaxed indulged customers. PS we loved seeing the whales!!

November 2018 Grenadines

Captain George, Melissa and Brooks,
We both thank you for an amazing week filled with fun, laughter and the most spectacular food we´ve ever eaten. The end of our trip culminating in the fantastic firework display that was organised for us to celebrate our wedding day. It has all been unforgettable & we thank you again.
Pirates M & P

Grenadines October 2018 - First charter of the season

Many Thanks to Mel, Brooks and George for a wonderful trip. It is easy to build a great boat but difficult to build a great crew...and you are an amazing crew!! Thanks for all you do and we look forward to seeing you again!

Dear Mel, George and Brooks,
Thank you for an absolutely wonderful adventure under the seas and aboard the LIR. You were all amazing.
Love and Big Hugs...

About as fun as it gets...when you feel like you´re one big family you know it was a good trip! The food, the service adn the attention to detail was Top Notch...of course the bromance had to end at some point, but we tried...
You´re in my heart...

August 2018 Grenadines

Dear (Broker),
I just wanted to take this opportunity to tell you how much we enjoyed our cruise. The boat was (well-maintained), the weather held out and the crew was exceptional!

I would highly recommend this crew —Captain Greg, Chef Vanessa and our activities director Amanda. The boat was always clean and orderly. The meals were outstanding and all of our needs were anticipated before we even thought to ask. They are by far the best crew I have ever experienced.

I know allot about food and hospitality - I own and manage hundreds of restaurant throughout the East Coast. Cooking on a boat with limited equipment is very challenging. I want to especially thank Venessa for taking into consideration our dietary restrictions. She even found time to bake fresh bread and deserts each day. Her creativity and attention to detail was was present at each meal. We loved her food so much she is sharing her recipes with us.

Greg addressed all of my boating questions, got us to all of our destinations safely and especially helpful getting me reacquainted with Scuba diving.

Amanda some how knew what we wanted before we thought to ask. Her smile and willingness to please was genuine-- all of our guest had a great time!

I look forward to booking a trip next year -- I am open to any comparable vessel but you can be certain I will ask for the same amazing crew of Greg Vanessa and Amanda.

Thank for under promising an over delivering
-Doug

June 2018 Bahamas

To the Amazing LIR and our friends for life: Greg, Vanessa, and Amanda
Another fabulous week of laughter, sun, snorkeling, adventures, MacDuff’s, piggies, and lots of
Mexican Train. Vanessa, the food was out of this world! We can’t tell you how much we love
and adore you all. Please promise us that you can and will come visit up in Maryland and we
would love to make you guys feel as loved as you made us feel throughout this week. Your
attention to detail is amazing. We would follow you anywhere. Even to the iguanas. “yikes!!!”
See you in a few weeks. . . months! (I promise)
Love Always,
Your favorite guests,
Randy, Claudia, Nate, Zach, and Tarryn

May 2018 The Bahamas

Ah, the sailor´s life...

The wind, the sun, the salt, the sea... This week was perfection. Exceeded expectations in everyway and brought about a deep calm and happiness... The adventure, the care, the cuisine, the conversations... Greg, Vanessa and Amanda you are consummate sailors and wonderful people. We are so lucky to have come together for this special week, and we wish for you many more adventures.

All our very best and with much gratitude, A/J/C & A.
One of the best weeks ever! Thank you so much. X

February/March 2018

Post Charter Evaluation:

How did you enjoy your cruising vacation?

This was, by far, one of the best vacations we have ever taken, both individually and as a family. We had some positive expectations leading up to the trip, but we were blown away at how amazing & memorable the trip truly was. We were privy to the perfect balance of relaxation and adventure and didn’t want the trip of a lifetime to end. We honestly can’t wait to board LIR again for another trip!!


How would you describe your Captain and crew? Were they Courteous? Helpful? Friendly? Attentive? Knowledgeable?

Our Captain and crew were exceptional across the board. We felt safe and sound throughout the whole trip with Captain Greg “at the wheel,” and his sense of adventure helped us expand our comfort zones for the better with activities like cliff jumping and tubing. Chef Vanessa was nothing short of AMAZING! From her unreal cooking skills which fed us like royalty, to her caring and engaging conversation, she was a real joy to have on the boat. Amanda was just wonderful as well. From her impressive drink-making abilities, to her caring service waiting on us each day for whatever need we had. And who could forget her incredible backflip jump off of the cliff. The memorable impact this crew had on us could be especially felt on the last day as we hugged them all goodbye in tears. We didn’t want to leave the boat, nor our newfound friends!

Tell me about your meals? Did the menus meet your expectations? Did your Chef and Crew pay close attention to your Preference Sheets?

Every meal was just perfect! The menu and each meal FAR EXCEEDED our expectations. The portion sizes were fabulous, the table settings were intricate, and the originality of each plate was wonderful! The Crew definitely paid close to attention to some of our allergies and were always available to make more of a particular meal or snack. We had no idea that the meals would be one of the highlights of the trip but Chef Vanessa and the crew gave us feasts we will never forget. If only we could eat like kings and queens every day…!



How is the yacht? Is she clean and well-maintained? Were your cabins comfortable? Was the cockpit comfortable? Was there enough shade?

The yacht was exceptionally clean and well-maintained for sure. Our cabins and the cockpit were VERY comfortable and all the perfect size! We very much appreciated the crew cleaning our cabins each day, and there are so many spots on LIR to just relax and take a nice daytime nap.


What did you like most about the yacht? What did you like the least?

We probably liked the Crew most of all as it relates to LIR. Second to that would definitely be the size, and the way it reduced a lot of choppiness with its double haul. We can’t think of anything we didn’t like about LIR.

How did you find the pace and the itinerary of your vacation?

We had no idea what to expect about the itinerary, but it was the PERFECT mix of fun and adventure, and relaxation. The crew gave us such a wonderful balance of engaging conversation with them, and alone time.

Would you charter this yacht again? If not, please explain:

We would ABSOLUTELY charter LIR again, and hope to do so later this year!!

February 2018

Best week of my Life!

Captain Greg: Between riding motorbikes, tubing, diving, and snorkeling, I cannot thank you enough! Especially for hunting down Aubrey Forbes and his music. If possible, I’m nominating you for Best Captain of the Century!

Chef Vanessa: The food you prepared has obviously been out-of-this-world and awesome this past week! Your beautiful, happy, and positive nature made all the difference for this family. We love you and can’t wait to see you and Capt. Greg again to share more experiences and stories!

First Mate Amanda: First and foremost, killer drinks! All week you cased to impress us all, including your crew it seems. You are not only the best among those in the service industry, but among the greatest people I have ever met. You are so calm and peaceful on the surface, I can only hope you feel the same on the inside because you made us feel at peace all week!

I wish to meet you all again soon!

Love,

Limbo Champ Jake (Glen Mills, PA)


Dear Vanessa, Greg, and Amanda,

I’ve been dreaming of this vacation with my family for a year. I was hoping for something where we could spend quality time, relax and have fun. However, what you all provided exceeded all expectations and you gave us something I didn’t know even existed. The adventures pushed my boundaries, which was exactly what I needed. You all knew what we needed every minute and took such great care of us. We all enjoyed getting to know you personally, and hearing stories of your previous adventures. I’m overwhelmed with emotion for the joy your crew provided ad can’t believe it’s now time to say goodbye. Thank you for making my dreams come true and we will see you again – just not soon enough! Be well!

Jessica, Vince, Jake, and Jeremy (Lewes, DE and Philadelphia, PA)


Greg, Vanessa, and Amanda

Our vacation on Lir with you guys surpassed all expectations I had before coming on this trip. Captain Greg, A.K.A. Capt. Adventure, pushed me and my family outside our comfort zone. He had us doing things I never thought I would on this trip, and it was so much fun!!! I will never forget scaling the sea urchin cliff and diving into the “toilet bowl.” Chef Vanessa, you captured my heart with your amazing meals and shining personality! I can’t wait to come back and try more of your cooking!! Amanda, I don’t know how you do what you do. Always working so diligently and it felt as if you were reading my mind at times, doing this before I could even think it! Also, your drinks were the best ever! Keep up the good work. Greg and Vanessa are lucky to have you around. I will be counting the days until the next vacation with you!

Safe Sailing,
Jeremy




To the Lir Crew,

I’m a man of few written words. With that said, I want to sincerely thank you all for an amazing UNFORGETTABLE week of vacation. My family and I truly felt your kindness, care, and love throughout every part of the trip! Your service was impeccable! I can’t wait to come back ASAP!

Vince (aka Jince)

February 2018

Greg, Vanessa, and Amanda

We had high hopes for this week and you three exceeded them all. The food, the libations, and the ambiance were fabulous. You made us feel so comfortable and at home on the boat. For that we will be forever grateful.
All three of you have a special talent and we look forward to sailing with you again (hopefully in the near future)!
Thank you! Thank you ! Thank you for a memorable week!

Gratefully Yours,
San Diego, CA

Dear Greg, Vanessa, and Amanda,

We echo the emotions
Ruth and John have expressed so clear
the memories of this trip
we will long hold dear.
Every day filled with adventure
on the sea without a fear
every night a gourmet dinner
filled with laughter, wine and beer
How could we ever surpass this?
Nothing can come close to our time on the Lir
The only remedy we can see
Is to return to yacht with you next year.

A big hug,
Philadelphia, PA

January 2018

Dear Greg, Vanessa, and Amanda,

We cannot thank you enough for our fabulous week of sailing! Your attention to detail really made our trip! Making us feel so comfortable from the very beginning meant so much to us!

Greg: Your expertise at sailing, your informative briefings each morning, and your willingness to be flexible could not have been any better! Your ´skills on the grill´ were absolutely amazing!

Vanessa: Your culinary creations were so amazing! Your wonderful use of herbs, spices, and creative ingredients was extremely evident in everything you prepared! The wine pairings were outstanding! Desserts were such an incredible treat each day!

Amanda: How could you possibly have known all of our needs and desires? Your bright smile in the morning got us off to such a nice start! Your creative cocktails were delicious! You were abler to do it all and still remain the sweet person you are!

Lir: Beautiful sailboat is an understatement! So well maintained, equipped with water toys and with helpful guides to use them! The encouragement helped us to try new things and for that we are so grateful to the crew! You are the best!! THANK YOU!

We hope our paths cross again!
Enjoy this poem. . .

Here we sit with a broken heart,
Today is the day we have to part.
Our time on Lir was so much fun
Snorkelling, boarding under the BVI sun.
Our memories will take, as we head home. . .
Farewell to the crew till next we roam.


Julie and Bill
Deb and Don
Bruce and Lee
Doylestown, PA

January 2018

Greg, Vanessa, and Amanda,

What can we possibly say to you all except that we will absolutely treasure this past week that we have spent with you three. Your boat was nothing short of Amazing! From the minute we stepped on the LIR we were hooked! ´Nessa´ you are a top notch chef. . . .Everything you prepared was just perfect and we are all going to miss your delicious food. Amanda, thank you for always being there 24/7. You are truly incredible and always with a smile. Greg, Best Captain ever! It is truly a joy to see how much you all love your job! It shows in EVERYTHING you ALL do! It was wonderful getting to know you. Thank you for being so kind to our family. This is not goodbye as I know we will see you again. Promise to stay in touch as we would love to have you visit us in Maryland. Enjoy the rest of your season and stay safe!

With love,
Randy, Claudia, Nate & Zach
XO



Dear Greg, ´Nessa,´ and Amanda,

Beautiful week, beautiful food, beautiful crew. . beautiful memories! Thank you! Despite Irma, the BVIs continue to impress. Our 25th wedding anniversary was perfect. . beyond our expectations. . thanks to you all and your attention to every detail. It was a privilege to sail on LIR and get to know you. Please stay in touch. . our doors are always open.

Be safe,

Susan, Michael, Connor, and Colton
XOXOX

New Year 2017/18

Captain Greg, Vanessa, and Amanda

Happy New Year 2018! It was a wonderful week following Hurricane Irma. We didn´t know what to expect to see but it was beautiful as always. It felt so good to stop and visit people and businesses along the way. . It will rebuild fully soon.
The attention to detail on LIR is immaculate and the personal service is a clean 10. We love how easy going you are with us yet we feel the journey is nothing but professional. Amanda´s sunny disposition brought us to feel right at home. Vanessa´s meals are always the very best (would not change one thing!) and Captain Greg made us feel like we were safe at all times. Dan especially loved the dive with the Eagle Rays.
Thank you for the most magical week! We count the months, days, hours, minutes, and seconds until we step aboard and each experience is better than the last! We love you all!
Alicia White


Greg, Vanessa, and Amanda,

I don´t know where to begin. You guys made this whole trip so amazing and relaxing. Thank you so much for everything you provided from spectacular dinners to raspberry
smoothies. You are all so amazing and I really hope to see you guys again sometime. You are all the very best!
-Davis White


To the best crew every time!

Thank you for the best days of my life!! I love every single second of it and can´t believe it´s already over. You all had a special part in making this week so amazing. Amanda: thank you for always asking if we needed anything, making the best strawberry/raspberry daiquiris, and always having a smile on your face. Greg: thanks for being a great Captain, goofing around with me, and being awesome, your passion for scuba diving, sailing was super cool and you inspired us. Vanessa (Benny): I will miss you and your cooking like no tomorrow. It was the best food I have ever had (seriously)!! Your stories are unforgettable, and i loved talking to you. Thank you all for an unforgettable experience. I wouldn´t trade it for the world.
Love,
Trey


Dear Vanessa, Greg, and Amanda,
Thank you so much for the most memorable, relaxing and fun trip ever. The food was of course amazing, the drinks, and the activities. New Year´s Eve was so much fun dancing with everyone. This was yet another trip on Lir that I will never forget. Thank you all again!
-Payton

November 2017 Thanksgiving

You all had your hands full with the Chris 50th Birthday Cruising and Boozing Crew. We were greeted with smiles and hospitality that never ended!! The boat remained spotless, the food amazing and the sailing beautiful. We were able to get everyone in and out of the tender without any oops! HA HA HA. Chris´s birthday lobster feast was so well set up and well beyond what we expected. We enjoyed a 21lbs Turkey, which only just fitted the oven! It was an absolute feast! Night time fish watching and star gazing. We are BLESSED to have shared this experience with both sets of our parents and two best friends that are like family. -Greg Vanessa and Amanda are the perfect trio- complementing each other with a full team effort. We cannot thank you enough for making memories of this trip we each will cherish!!!
-Chris & Mel and Birthday Crew

Melanie said it all! Thank you for the wonderful adventure! XXOO
- Mike and Barb

Ditto. Thank you for the unforgettable adventures!! You guys are a wonderful crew!
-Mike and Sherry

Hey Guys, great job! The food was very, very good including the service. Thanks for giving our son Chris, the best 50th birthday party ever! Thanksgiving dinner was better than best . . . amazing! Hope you enjoyed the music! When we get home and look at the pictures, we will be able to enjoy the trip over and over again! Thanks so much for being a part of our lives! God Bless all of you!
-With our love,
Bob & Bernie

July 2017

Dear Greg, Vanessa and Michelle thank you for everything, I had the best week of my life. I had a lot of fun . I loved the food, tubing was very fun, although you were a little rough Greg... Thanks for the ´Kemms´ Michelle, I hope you get better at it. Thank you so much!

Greg, Vanessa and Michelle,
Thank you for such a wonderful week - we had the best of times. The food was amazing, Michelle´s Mojitos were the best. We learned new games and heard incredible stories. It was really nice sharing these days with you! Hope to see you again next year. Greg was very friendly and the kids had a lot of fun tubing and wake boarding, thank you for your kindness.

18th - 25th June - St Martin

Thank you Greg, Vanessa and Michelle for an awesome week. You all helped make the trip incredible and one we will never forget.

Greg, Vanessa and Michelle, y´all are awesome! We are so grateful for everything. It was so fun!

Wonderful hospitality, excellent food and fun times! Wish we could book a trip with you guys every year. Good luck in the future.
The Newburn Party!

5th May 2017

Thank you to such wonderful and lovely people. Greg, Vanessa and Michelle you created a trip of a lifetime, such amazing memories of good times with my beautiful wife and ´outlaws´ Ha! Thank you for keeping such a clean place for our home away from home for a week - keeping our bellies full with good food and our glass always fresh! Most of all thanks for keeping us safe!! and enjoying the beauty of the Grenadines - such a lovely time. Lots of Love X

With such a pure and Loving consciousness towards us. For our safety, enjoyment what else can I say?? Our trip has been exquisite. Happy to be with family and blessed to have had an incredible experience. Greg, Vanessa and Michelle your attentiveness and efforts made the trip such an awesome lifetime experience. Please please look us up if you´re in Toronto. we look forward to keeping in touch and hearing where your journeys take you all. Best of love X.

Dear Greg, Vanessa and Michelle thank you for such a memorable trip and all your hard work to totally spoil us on our stay on the Lir. From the time we saw you three smiling faces at the Bequia airport, right to the end of trip, you have all been wonderful. The geography of the Grenadines and the stops and activities planned were awesome, but without the care and attention you provided it would not have been so enjoyable. Vanessa the meals were wonderful. Thank you not for just your cuisine, but for your interest and eager enthusiasm. Greg thank you piloting us through the waters safely! Michelle, thanks for keeping us ´hydrated´ neat and organised. The trip was memorable and a big part was sharing it with you all. Best wishes for the future X

From the bottom of my heart... thank you... you all handled us perfectly! see you in Barbados. X

March 2017

´Dearest Greg, Vanessa and Michelle,

The Custards and Gorgans could not have been better looked after. Spring break 2017 was a memory we will always cherish. Thanks for ensuring our every need and then some. The children loved every meal as much as we did. You are all charming fabulous hosts and were planning to do it again next year.

Thank you thank you thank you for taking us through the rough seas, treating us to one last water ski and your general cheerful and willing attitude... Happy almost Birthday Michelle!!

´Please let us know if you will come to land locked Dallas!! The Home of the Cowboys´

With all our best wishes and sincere hope for another turn on the LIR..
Maison, Allen, Franklin, Isabella, William, Whitney, Jay & Will´


´Greg, Vanessa and Michelle.

Cheerful , constant eagerness to please, fine food to sustain us, ample beverages to enlighten us, but mostly great anchorages, clear skies and fair winds.

Thanks Jay´

Best Crew In The BVI - December 2016

´Dear Greg, Vanessa & Michelle,

You have been the one of the best crews that we have had in the BVIs!!! All 3 of you paid attention to every detail... Watersports, delicious food, clean cabins, tidy boat... the list goes on and on. We loved every moment and your humour, fun games, and company were the icing on the cake. We will definitely spread the word about the amazing boat and wonderful crew. Dont be surprised if friends of ours try to charter the boat. We hope you have a great time in 2017 you work so hard and we really appreciated it all. We will send you our go-pro movie. Maddies will be 3-5 mins and chriss video will be 1/2 hour . Thank you so much again for all of your hard work and great fun! Love XXX ...´

Regards,
Chris. C

You Guys Are The Best - December 2016

You guys have been so thoughtful and kind to us, we are so lucky that we got such an awesome crew. I hope we can come back and see you guys again!! you guys are THE BEST!!! - Davis W (12yo)

Thankyou you all for the best week of my life!!
From the moment I got out of the taxi you made me feel welcome and at home. Greg, thank you so much for doing all the things you did - thank you for pulling us wake boarding, with my dad skiing and diving, and final tubing. You made it so much fun!!!!
Im being rushed out now BYE... wait, Im back, we had to run to customs, anyways, thank you much Greg.
Vanessa thank you so much for the best food I´ve ever had,seriously!!! you have a gift!! you made every meal with precisions and delecasy. it was so good!!!
Michelle, thank you so much for being the uplifting person are you, you were yourself and that is funny and awesome!! you make the best strawberry, mango, dacories and pena coladas. you made the trip 100% times better and it would have not been the same without you. I loved your jokes, Im going to miss you a ton..
thank you all for an unforgettable vacation!!! - Trey W (16yo)


Thank you for the most amazing week of my life!! you all made it so enjoyable for us. from the food, to the activities to the time we all had together I will never forget it!! thank you all for making sure we were all having the most memorable vacation!! You guys are the best crew ever!!! We lucked out!! I hope we see you guys soon!!
- Paton W (18yo)

**CREW OF LIR - BEST IN SHOW -2017**
Happy New Year!
hopefully we will see you in a few months and all our resolutions will have come true. You all (Greg, Vanessa, Michelle) have made us feel so welcome from the start of our BVI vacation. Cheerful, helpful and Professional. the 3 of you were perfection!!
We loved every minute of sailing, water fun, dancing and dining on fantastic food! We cannot wait to see all of you very soon. With love and gratitude - Alicia W

Thank you does not even start to tell you three how much we appreciate you!! You gave our family the Trip of a lifetime!! We had the best food and the best service we have ever experienced. We also always felt secure with captain Greg driving and sailing the boat. We have had some great vacations, but this trip had topped them all.. We felt like you were family from day one. You three are simply the best!!
- Dan W

Feb 11 - 18 2016 Windward Islands

´You are a great team, operating seamlessly for our safety, comfort and delight´ ´We´ll be back on your boat - LOVED LIR - beautiful sailing yacht´

New Years 2015/16

As far as the boat etc., everything was great. Boat was exceptionally nice and crew fantastic.

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