Cruising Area of Luar

Pref. Pick-upBVI
Other Pick-upTortola/St Thomas
Summer PortVirgin Islands
Summer OperationsCaribbean Virgin Islands
Winter PortVirgin Islands
Winter OperationsCaribbean Virgin Islands

Luar Specification

Length62 Feet
Beam31 Feet
Draft6 Feet
Built2006
Refit2018/19
A/CFull
A/C NightYes
Sun AwningYes
HammockYes
DeckshowerYes
Bimini TopYes
HairdryerYes
Num Hatch18
Guest SmokeTransom only
Children AllowedYes
Min Child AgeWater Safe
InverterYes
VoltagesCompatible with both 220 110
Water MakerYes
Ice MakerYes
Internet AccessOnboard WIFI
Generator17kw
Turnaround48 - please inquire
Engines(2) x 160hp Yanmar
Communications
Unlimited WiFi in BVI suitable for emails, no streaming.

Accommodations

Guests6
Cabins3
Crew2
King3
Showers3
Wash Basins3
Electric Heads3
Accommodation Details
Master cabin has walk around king bed with seperate sitting area and desk
2 guest cabins with king beds.
All cabins have full a/c with electric heads and stall showers.

Entertainment

Salon Tv/DvdYes
Salon StereoYes
iPod/Device HookupsYes
DVDs200+
Board GamesYes
CamcorderYes
Other Entertainment
2019 NEW full width bimini for the flybridge for more shade.

Cuisine

Din-in6
Special DietsYes
KosherInq
BBQYes

Water Sports

Dinghy (Feet)13ft
Dinghy Hp50hp
Dinghy Pax6
Adult WaterskisYes
Snorkel GearYes
TubeYes
Wake BoardYes
2-Man Kayak1
Floating MatsYes
Standup Paddle2
Swim Platformsstern scoops
Boarding LadderRetractable stern ladder
Beach GamesYes
Fishing GearYes
Gear TypeTrolling
Fishing Rods3
Deep Sea FishingYes
Under Water CamYes
Other Toys
2 x SUP

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

ScubaYacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
Air CompressorNot Onboard

Luar Crew Profile

Crew Number2
Crew SmokeNo
Captain
CaptainRichard Cassarino
NationalityUSA
LicenseUSCG Master
Crew
CrewLisa Pratt
NationalityUSA


Captain/Chef Richard Cassarino and First Mate Lisa Pratt

Rich and Lisa welcome you aboard S/V Luar. This experienced and relaxed couple can’t wait to share their love for the Caribbean making this an unforgettable and once in a lifetime vacation for you, your family and friends. Rich and Lisa have been chartering in the Virgin Islands for over 10 years and consider it their home and hope you will feel the way about this precious place.

Rich, a graduate of Johnson & Wales University, owned and operated Cassarino’s Ristorante in Providence Rhode Island’s “Little Italy” for over 20 years. The restaurant was consistently rated the “Best Italian restaurant in Providence “. He now brings his superior cooking and entertaining skills to the S/V Luar. Each meal will be tailored to your taste and preferences, from breakfast to scrumptious multi-course dinners.

Lisa, an accomplished florist and art/design degree holder, owned and operated a successful, high volume flower shop in Providence Rhode Island, “Floral Designs by LiRog”. She has 20 years’ experience in event and party planning.

In 2006, after years trying to fit in sailing into their busy schedules in Newport Rhode Island, Rich and Lisa decided to sell it all and head for the warm Caribbean Sea and haven’t looked back. They enthusiastically welcome you aboard and invite you to share their passion of great food, great wine and of course, the turquoise waters and warm breezes of the Virgin Islands.

A vacation on Luar with Rich and Lisa is tailored to each guest, weather that be relaxing with a cocktail in hand soaking up the sun or a great scenic hike to start the day, they will make it happen. This easy going couple are ready to make this your best vacation ever!

Luar Calendar

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Luar Reservations & Port Locations

Start DateEnd DateDetails (Holds can be challenged)
Nov 22, 2019Nov 30, 2019Booked: St Thomas, USVI* to St Thomas, USVI*
Dec 01, 2019Dec 06, 2019Booked: St Thomas USVI to St Thomas USVI
Dec 19, 2019Dec 26, 2019Booked: Beef Island, BVI* to Beef Island, BVI*
Dec 27, 2019Jan 03, 2020Booked: Tortola - Nanny Cay to Tortola - Nanny Cay
Jan 06, 2020Jan 10, 2020Booked: Tortola, TBD to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Jan 12, 2020Jan 18, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Jan 25, 2020Feb 01, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Feb 05, 2020Feb 11, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Feb 13, 2020Feb 20, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Feb 24, 2020Mar 02, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Mar 08, 2020Mar 15, 2020Booked: St Thomas, USVI* to St Thomas, USVI*
Mar 19, 2020Mar 26, 2020Booked: St Thomas, USVI* to St Thomas, USVI*
Mar 28, 2020Apr 04, 2020Booked: Tortola, To be Decided - BVI to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Apr 11, 2020Apr 18, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Apr 24, 2020May 01, 2020Booked: Saint Thomas, USVI* to Saint Thomas, USVI*
Jun 06, 2020Jun 13, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Jul 18, 2020Jul 25, 2020Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Jul 26, 2020Aug 01, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Nov 01, 2020Nov 08, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Dec 12, 2020Dec 18, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
May 21, 2021May 28, 2021Booked: Saint Marten, West Indies to Saint Marten, West Indies

Luar Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter. Inquire for lowest rate.
Low price: $23,750
(normal rate)
High price: $25,950
(normal rate)

Luar Special Offer!
Discount: $2,000!
Offer: Luar is offering $2000 off for a week long charter booked for November or December 2019. Excludes Christmas/New Years weeks.
Old price: $23,750 - $25,950 / week
New price: $21,750 - $23,950 / week
Minimum nights: 7
Travel before: Dec/16/2019

Season2 Pax3 Pax4 Pax5 Pax6 Pax
2019/20 Winter$23,950$24,450$24,950$25,450$25,950
2020 Summer$23,950$24,450$24,950$25,450$25,950

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 Luar.

Luar Guest Reviews

An Amazing trip

WOW! What an amazing trip. We can not thank you enough for your hospitality. Rich, your meals were outstanding and Lisa, your positive and fun vibe while doting on us throughout the trip was the icing on the cake. The way you both work together, seamlessly, to give us all a trip of a lifetime is so appreciated.
We are walking away with many fun memories and hope to return for more in the future.
All the best, Marie
Santa Maria CA.

Experience of a Lifetime

No words can fully describe the special week we had with you both. We knew this trip would be an indulgence and it really was in every single way all of us felt indulged,special,looked after and cared for! From the sushi that greeted us, to the soufflé we ended with, to the endless cocktails. The deliciousness for our bodies and the peacefulness for our minds was the perfect antidote to all of our busy lives! We will all treasure the continuous laughter and joy we experienced with incredible snorkeling,hikes,exploring all the different beaches (and bars).You both are truly gifted for making us feel so welcomed to your sea home. We can’t wait to come back. There have been so many incredible and hysterical memories, from the rap music, coffee talk in the morning and to many other indulgences to comment on. We love you guys and thank you for an experience of a lifetime.
The Maron group.

2nd Time with Rich and Lisa

This is our second time with Lisa and Rich- they are now like family! Words cannot express our appreciation for all that they do. We had such an amazing experience and made memories we will never forget. Thank you got this wonderful adventure and cannot wait to return for more. We love you guys. God bless and keep safe.
Barry and Gwen

Lasting memories, Lasting friendships

We have had a memorable tour of the BVI and were spoiled rotten by Lisa And Rich. Catering to our every need. Rich, the food INCREDIBLE and delicious. Our mixologist ( grill master Lisa) made the perfect cocktails to keep us well hydrated during our stay. Thank you Rich and Lisa for the trip of a lifetime....one will not forget!
The Cusack’s, the Cona’s and the Arkley’s

Truly Special Vacation

Our second trip to the BVI’s but first with Rich and Lisa. We couldn’t have imagined a better trip than our first but Rich and Lisa delivered and then some! We spent 10 glorious days being pampered, catered to and fed 5 star meals by Rich and Lisa. The boat, the food and the gracious nature of you both made this a truly magical 10 days. Thank you Lisa for the constant pampering and your service oriented nature. Every time we tried to lift a finger, you were there. You made our stay feel like we were Kings and Queens. And the cocktails!!!!! Thank you Rich for you world class meals, each one feeling like it was a labor of love. You are an amazing chef. Thank you also for your selfless nature, willing to take us wherever you thought we’d be most happy. The boat is great, the islands magical, but the host are what make this a truly special vacation. We’ll be back.
The Kasabians’, Lake Oswego, OR

Another life changing week

Captain Witchdoctor and Master Chef Hodge,
Another life changing week come and gone. This place and this boat are unbelievable by themselves but the company is still far and away the real game changer. I thoroughly enjoyed every minute hanging around you two and hope to see you again. I consider you both close friends now and will be of service to you both if there is ever anything I can do for you. Thanks so much for being so kind, gracious, witty, funny, and tolerant. I love you guys! - Patrick

You guys are two of the best people I know and it´s been such an amazing week. Seriously don´t know anyone as funny, kind, intelligent AND fascinating as you guys. You guys are real gems, just like everywhere you take us. Can´t wait to see you all again! :) - Kate

This was our second charter with Sam and Jon and we wouldn´t consider going with anyone else. They are that good! Jon´s confidence and knowledge of sailing make you feel completely comfortable and safe. Sam´s meals are better than most 5 star restaurants. She really knocks it out of the park each and every time. They both go out of their way to make your vacation as enjoyable as possible. I can´t say enough good things about them. We plan to come back every year. We love you guys! - Carol

By far my favorite trip I have ever taken. You two are amazing people. So thoughtful, funny, and outgoing. So happy we were able to join the family this time around and hope to see you guys again. Let us know if you ever make it to Texas! - Kathleen and Kevin

Wonderful trip. Wonderful time. Wonderful people. Amazing scenery everywhere. Gracious hosts and guides. Couldn´t have been any better!! Thanks for everything. - Gene

January 2017 5 Star +

I can only tell you that we have traveled the world extensively but have never experienced such a wonderful vacation!! Five star + Excellent captain and first mate/chef. The boat was beautiful, accommodating, and so very comfortable. You are both wonderful to travel with, extremely knowledgeable, and so very flexible. You are so easy going and fun and whatever we wanted to do - you made it happen! We will be back! - Andy & Diane

It is hard to put into words how much we LOVED ´sailing the seas´ with you. Everything was perfect from the moment we stepped onto Luar. You both make a wonderful team and made us feel so at home.
Sam, your meals were outstanding!! Jon, we can´t imagine having any other captain! Thanks for everything!! Hopefully we can plan another trip with you one day soon. This was the trip of a lifetime! - Linda & Jim

Thank you so much for a fabulous vacation! It exceeded all of our expectations. We loved each and every adventure! Jon - you are an amazing captain navigating us through safe seas. Sam - every meal was delicious. You are truly the best host and hostess! - Jim and Jeanne

New Year´s charter December 2016

Thanks for a fantastic week! My entire family had the time of their lives. Every site, every meal, every location choice was spot on. Thank you for your patience in answering all of our questions, most of which were repeated many times. The activities were endless and so much fun! The boat was really comfortable and we felt at home with you guys from the get go. We really cannot wait to come back! We wish you guys luck in the new charter year. We cannot recommend your charter highly enough. It was awesome! -David

Thank you for an awesome vacation. Out of my 12 years of life I have never experienced such an amazing and action packed adventure. The food and the scenery was like nothing before. I have always been scared of boats but you guys swayed me into a boat fan. Thank you! - Will

We adored our time on Luar and it was all because of you. Your desire to make our week fun and relaxing exceeded our wildest expectations. Thank you for all you did for us....from planning the perfect locations, fun activities, delicious meals, endless hours of chess, or making sure our glasses were always full (wine, coffee, or painkillers). We had the trip of a lifetime and hope to experience it again with you. We hope you have a wonderful year! - Cheryl

Thank you so much for such an amazing week. i was skeptical about living on a boat for a week but it is safe to say that I thoroughly enjoyed myself and thats all because of your help and hospitality. The food, activities, knowledge; everything made the trip seamless and tons of fun! Hopefully we come down here again soon and I will be sure to beat you (Jon) in chess this time. All the best and thank you! - Ethan

I had a great time on your boat. I loved playing chess and eating great food. Also thanks to Jon for chasing after lost footballs all week. The boat was perfect along with everything else on the trip. - Max

Luar Sample Menu