Lola Description

New 2023 build! The Bali 5.4 is a ´Multihull of the Year´ award-winning catamaran. The design was new to the market in 2019 and provided a fresh approach to sailing. It is revolutionary in how space is accessed, with deliberate attention to flow and open space and it succeeds in producing a scale that feels less like a boat, and more like an upscale floating condominium. Bali catamarans are known and appreciated for their unparalleled success in blending luxury, space, and performance; producing a sailing experience that is unparalleled. This new design further capitalizes on that reputation with the advent of the ´Bali garage door´ that is the centerpiece of the yacht. It allows for the aft wall of the yacht to simply disappear, opening up the back of the yacht to an unobstructed view of paradise. This also affords indoor/outdoor dining options and gives the ever-present Caribbean breeze ample opportunity to make its way through the yacht with ease. With her solid foredeck gone are the forward trampolines, replaced by a large relaxing lounge area complete with cushions for sunbathing. A full-sized door provides access directly from the lounge area into the salon, allowing free movement through the yacht. A walk up to the flybridge unveils a seating area perfect for cocktails and taking in sunsets. There is also another area for sunbathing on the flybridge where you can take in the sights of the islands from the highest vantage point on the yacht. The Bali open space design is further complimented by the superior outfit and aftermarket items available on Lola. No detail has been left unnoticed from the fine linens, pillows and throws to the wine glasses, serving and flatware that make every day feel luxurious. She has been stocked full with every appliance and kitchen accessory to allow the chef to fully showcase the mastery of their art. And the water toys abound, allowing guests to fully experience all the Caribbean has to offer, both in and out of the water. Lola will accommodate 8 charter quests in 3 spacious queen cabins and 1 sprawling master cabin for those who desire more space. She is a brand new 2023 sailing catamaran with teak, hard top, hydraulic lift, solar panels, air conditioning, water maker, ice maker, full sized refrigerator, a fully customizable menu, Caribbean made ecofriendly and reef safe toiletries, a bar stocked to guest preference, coffee/espresso machine, rendezvous scuba diving, snorkeling gear, underwater scooters, wakeboard, stand up paddle board, 10 ft. floating dock, pool noodles, fishing gear, board and card games, television in the salon, Fusion 3 Bluetooth enabled sound system and Lola giveaways.

Cruising Area of Lola

Pref. Pick-upScrub Island
Other Pick-upTortola, BVI
Summer PortBVI, STV
Winter PortBVI


Wash Basins5
TP in HeadsYes
Electric Heads5
Accommodation Details
Crew defaults to the twin cabin.
Inquire if guests would like to use the twin cabin.


Length55 Feet
Beam28.7 Feet
Draft4.8 Feet
A/C NightYes
Bimini TopYes
Sailing InstructionsYes
Guest Smokeyes - transom/downwind only
Children AllowedYes
Min Child Ageno minimum age
Water MakerYes
Water Capacity290
Ice MakerYes
Internet AccessOnboard WIFI
Max Speed15 knots
Cruising Speed8 knots
Fuel Consumption1 1/2 US Gall/Hr US Gall/Hr US Gall/Hr US Gall/Hr US Gall/Hr

Water Sports

Dinghy (Feet)13 Ft
Dinghy Hp40 HP
Dinghy Pax7
Sea ScootersYes
Snorkel GearYes
Wake BoardYes
1-Man Kayak1
Floating Mats1
Standup Paddle1
Swim PlatformsYes
Boarding LadderYes
Beach GamesYes
Fishing GearYes
Gear TypeRod and Reel and Trolling
Fishing Rods2
Fishing PermitYes
Other Toys
Bean bag chairs, subwing.

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

ScubaYacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
Air CompressorNot Onboard


Salon Tv/DvdYes
Salon StereoYes
iPod/Device HookupsYes
Board GamesYes


Special DietsYes

Green Initiatives

Make Purified Drinking WaterYes
Re-Usable Water BottlesYes

Lola Crew Profile

Crew Number2
Crew SmokeNo
CaptainHugo O´Kelly
SpeaksCaptain - English: Chef - Dutch & English and basic level of German, Spanish and French
LicenseRYA Yachtmaster Offshore
ChefJudith Van Den Nieuwendijk

Hugo O´Kelly

Hugo is a seasoned sailor who has been captivated by water from a young age.
He grew up in England, in a small county just outside of London and spent most holidays by the seaside of Cornwall. At the tender age of seven, Hugo discovered his passion for sailing, racing lasers and 49er´s while at school. Later in his youth he became an instructor for this.

Hugo´s passion for sailing and the ocean grew stronger after school, so he headed to the South of France to work on luxury Superyachts. At 18, he was selected and sponsored to race across the Atlantic being the youngest crew in the fleet. This is when Hugo realized his true calling. He completed his Yacht Masters amongst other qualifications with the dream of becoming a captain.

Hugo has at present, worked as Skipper and 1st Mate on luxury yachts of up to 100ft. From sailing charters to sea-life safari tours - he´s been sailing in some of the most beautiful and exotic locations around the world. After completing his second crossing to Antigua, he is currently obtaining his Ocean Master.

When he´s not at work, Hugo is an avid water-sports enthusiast and instructor.
He loves to coach waterskiing, wakeboarding, and wake-surfing. Surfing, diving and fishing are also just a few of his many hobbies. Whether on the water or on land, Hugo is always seeking new adventures and finding ways to connect with the sea.

• RYA Yachtmaster Offshore (Sail, CE)
• RYA Ocean Master Theory
• British Waterski and Wakeboard
Level 2 Coach
• RYA Powerboat 2
• RYA Sailing /racing Dinghy Instructor
• RYA Safety Boat
• RYA Advanced PowerBoat (CE)
• RYA VHF Radio
• RYA First aid
• PADI Open Water Diver

Judith Van Den Nieuwendijk

Judith was born and raised in The Netherlands. As a child she was always on the water and spent her summers windsurfing as a hobby. Apart from her sporty side, she loves to cook and make people at comfort. She has always been comfortable in the kitchen which led to her study at an international hospitality school in the south of The Netherlands. There she elevated her passion for hospitality to a professional career.

Judith is a skilled and experienced chef, trained both at the hospitality school in the south of The Netherlands and most recently at the Ashburton culinary institute. She has been honored to work in luxury hospitality for the past eight years, she has worked at various high-end hotels, restaurants and events both in Europe and the Caribbean. Her love for cooking shows in the wide array of dishes prepared onboard Lola, all up to guests preferences. While constantly aiming to create the perfect vacation experience, Judith takes great pride in cooking with wholesome, fresh ingredients of great quality.

• Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene
• Ashburton Cookery School
• Bachelors in Hotel Management
• RStudio

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Lola Reservations & Port Locations

Start DateEnd DateDetails (Holds can be challenged)
Dec 23, 2023Dec 30, 2023Booked: Scrub Island to Tortola - Nanny Cay
Dec 31, 2023Jan 07, 2024Booked: Tortola, Nanny Cay, BVI to Scrub Island - BVI
Jan 08, 2024Jan 12, 2024Unavailable: Scrub Island - BVI to Scrub Island - BVI
Feb 05, 2024Feb 13, 2024Booked: Scrub Island - BVI to Saint Thomas, USVI*
Mar 11, 2024Mar 17, 2024Booked: Scrub Island - BVI to Scrub Island - BVI
Mar 19, 2024Mar 26, 2024Booked: Tortola, TBD to Tortola, TBD
Mar 31, 2024Apr 06, 2024Booked: Tortola, West End, BVI to St Thomas, USVI*
Apr 09, 2024Apr 16, 2024Booked: Tortola, West End, BVI to Tortola, West End, BVI
Apr 28, 2024May 04, 2024Booked: Scrub Island - BVI to Scrub Island - BVI
May 25, 2024Jun 01, 2024Booked: Tortola, Trellis Bay, BVI to Tortola, Trellis Bay, BVI
Jul 21, 2024Jul 27, 2024Booked: Scrub Island - BVI to Scrub Island - BVI
Aug 10, 2024Oct 20, 2024Unavailable: Scrub Island - BVI to Saint Vincent

Lola Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter.
Low price: $28,500
(normal rate)
High price: $31,500
(normal rate)

Lola Special Offer!
Discount: $1,000!
Offer: Lola is offering $1,000 off the next 5 bookings on it.
Old price: $28,500 - $31,500 / week
New price: $27,500 - $30,500 / week

Season2 Pax3 Pax4 Pax5 Pax6 Pax7 Pax8 Pax
2023/24 Winter$28,500$29,000$29,500$30,000$30,500$31,000$31,500
2024 Summer$28,500$29,000$29,500$30,000$30,500$31,000$31,500
2024/25 Winter$28,500$29,000$29,500$30,000$30,500$31,000$31,500
2025 Summer$28,500$29,000$29,500$30,000$30,500$31,000$31,500

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.


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.
Please inquire if you need a cabin change

SLEEP ABOARD: Sleep aboard the night before charter dates. Available for $300 per cabin, with a 3 cabin minimum.
Includes boarding after 4pm, welcome cocktail and canapes plus a light breakfast the next morning. Dinner is to be taken ashore at client expense.

LOCAL FARE: Includes: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 5 dinners. Requires 2 lunches and 2 dinners ashore at client expense.
-For local fare, deduct $150 per person off the charter rate

7 night minimum. Scrub Island ports required.
CHRISTMAS 2024: 1-8 guests @ +10% surcharge over 8 pax rate ($34,650) - charter must end no later than 12/27
NEW YEARS 24/25: 1-8 guests @ +20% surcharge over 8 pax rate ($37,800)

Relocation fee of $2,000, minimum 72 hour turn required on either side of charter dates for boat transit. Please inquire for availability.

St Thomas Drop off - $1000
Due to threats of provisions being dumped at the border, we will only drop off in the USVI.

St. Vincent & the Grenadines Relocation Fee:
Relocation fee of $4,000, minimum 72 hour turn required on either side of charter dates for boat transit. Please inquire for availability.

Lola Guest Reviews

The both of you will forever hold a special place in our hearts.

Hugo & Judith

This trip was a blessing in so many ways. The adventure, sight, food and memories made were some of the highlights expected coming into this trip. You two were put in our paths for a reason. The love and passion that you showed with us was amazing. Tiffany and I are blessed in so many ways, but you two have enriched those blessings tenfold this week. We have shared so many laughs and laughed so hard we cried. You two are so much fun to be around. Our group has prayed for both of you our entire trips and we will continue to pray for you, your safety and that you will continue to share your love and passion with others.
Hugo, your knowledge of the boat, islands and local culture amazed us.
Judith, Your ability to prepare the most amazing meals in a short period of time in a small kitchen is truly inspirational.
The both of you will forever hold a special place in our hearts. Thank you both for sharing your love and passion with us.
Love, Jon + Tiffany

Thank you to the best crew around!

Hugo + Judith
The boat is amazing, the sights seen are amazing, but…. Hugo + Judith’s beautiful souls are what made the trip! There aren’t enough words to describe our week! Too many laughs + memories to describe our week! Too many laughs + memories to describe. Thank you to the best crew around! Love you guys!!! The Yarbrough’s

Ps. See you in Texas

Thank you for making this trip the best trip ever.

Hugo and Judith,
You have given us so many memories, we loved breakfast on the beach. The amazing stops/ports just when we thought we had a favorite stop, you surprised us. The water sports and snorkeling, the meals were amazing. Not having a worry in the world makes a vacation. Everything was taken care of. The ice coffees and cocktails to start the day and end it. Thank you for making this trip the best trip ever. Thank you for keeping our family safe. You’re the best you always have a place to stay in the States.

Ron, Sue, Ken, Kirstin, Lauren, Lilah

Truly a once in a lifetime experience

Dear Hugo and Judith,

It is hard to put into words what an amazing experience this has been. Truly a once in a lifetime experience enjoying some of the most beautiful of god’s creations on an outstanding boat, with the best crew we could have even imagined. We are so impressed with how talented and professional you have both been throughout the entire week. The two of you and all your hard work added sooo much to our vacation. We are so grateful that we got to spend this time together making such wonderful memories that we can cherish for years to come. We pray that god blesses you in all your future endeavors and adventures.

With warm regards, Karen, Jacinda, Chandra.

Of all the trips we have been on, this one is at the top!

Hugo and Judith,

thank you both for such an amazing week. Of all the trips we have been on, this one is at the top! Your graciousness and hospitality are first class. Having y’all hang out with us on and off the boat really make it a good time. This is our happy place and you both hold a place in our hearts and memories here. There are countless laughs and memories that made this week! Your knowledge and willingness to explain things about sailing is very appreciated Hugo. Also your sense of humor and cutting up with us was great. Judith, your cooking and recipes were all over the top. Definitely 5 star meal.s You gave me some new ideas for dishes to make for Traci and our kids!

Oh yeah, can’t forget about the cocktail of the day, they were all amazing! And thank you both for playing five second rule with us. It was so much fun!! Sorry we had to beat you both at Tipsy’s on the ring game, hahaha!

We pray for gods blessing and favor for both of you in your future ventures.

James + Traci

Simply awesome!

Best cruise and crew of my seven BVI charters! Thank you!!
Simply awesome! We had a wonderful time. Thanks to our fantastic crew!

Merritt & Newborn, NC

Pure perfection!

Pure perfection! Everything was amazing! You even ordered up our request for nice weather and (almost) always smooth seas. This was the most unforgettable trip - the food you made was truly 5 star, but the presentation was equally stunning. Great captain! We felt truly cared for with your kind and knowledgeable personality. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you´d like to visit the Midwest and stay at our home. Sorry my cooking will not come close to yours. We would love to sail with you again soon.
Karen & Bruce

Thank you both for this wonderful experience.

The final day has arrived sadly! Thank you both for this wonderful experience. It is memorable for the things I(Greg) learned about sailing, for the beautiful places we visited, but mostly for the warmth & welcoming felt from you both. My only regret is the 5-6 pounds I gained not being able to turn down a morsel of the incredible cuisine offered. Thank you and smooth sailing through life!

-Greg & Sandy

Everything was perfect!

Thank you so much for your hospitality. Everything was perfect! If you are ever sailing up near Bedford, NC, we have a dock for you!

-Noah+Melissa Abrams