Cruising Area of Mariann
Mariann has enormous living areas making it ideal for charter vacations for family and friends. The spacious interior salon is accessed via an extra-wide entry door that seamlessly integrates the indoor and outdoor spaces, and features skylights plus a spectacular panoramic window that provides exceptional views and natural light.
Most of the dining aboard your crewed yacht charter takes place in the outdoor aft lounge where guests can enjoy the soft breezes and the compelling surrounding beauty. This area features a large lounge, extra sofa, a dining table for 12 guests.
Mariann has multiple relaxation areas on board allowing guests to fully appreciate the stunning scenery during their BVI yacht charter. The upper lounge deck is a favorite hang out for guests to enjoy 360-degree views and the fabulous trade wind breezes. The flybridge features a chaise lounge and two sunbathing decks.The forward deck also features a large settee and pads for sunbathing.
3 Luxurious Cabins
Mariann has remarkable space in each of its cabins. Guests can truly relax during their BVI crewed yacht charters and enjoy complete serenity in their rooms. The master suite takes its decor inspiration from chic city hotels and features a queen size bed, a sleek open-plan en suite with separate shower, desk and ample storage. This suite is bathed in beautiful light courtesy of the revolutionary large new porthole, panoramic aft windows, and skylights. This cabin takes up about three-quarters of the port hull, leaving room for a full guest cabin and ensuite head forward. The starboard hull has two large cabins and ensuite heads.
Port Aft Cabin is Master Suite with Queen Bed
All Cabins are Ensuite with Shower and Head
A/C in all Cabins
Giant Lily Pad Floating Mat
2 Stand Up Paddleboards
Full Face Aria Snorkel Gear
Rendezvous diving can be arranged
Mariann Crew Profile
MEET THE CREW - 2019/20 SEASON
Captain: Maurits(Mo) Brenninkmeijer
Cher/First Mate: Mia Hanks
Having lived in many counties worldwide throughout his childhood, Mo has been exposed to many different cultures allowing him to enjoy and respect the norms and values that others share and therefor he finds it easy to connect to people from all backgrounds and walks of life. He is regarded as a down to earth person, serious but understanding. H loves the company of others and particularly thrives on meeting new people.
He completed his Bachelor of Arts Honors Degree in Sociology at the beginning of 2014 and once he completed his RYA Yacht Masters Offshore certification he has been sailing yachts professionally ever since - South Africa, Grenada and the Windward Islands, the Mediterranean, the Virgin Islands, St. Martin and he has an Atlantic crossing under his belt too.
Mo, as an accomplished captain is delighted to have you accompany him onboard for an amazing vacation full of activity, relaxation, friendship and awe for the beautiful surroundings the VI have to offer. He cannot wait to share the best vacation ever with you.
Mia grew up on the water in Sydney’s Northern Beaches cruising on her family’s yachts in the majestic Pittwater harbor. She has absolutely fallen in love with the sailing charter lifestyle as it brings all her passions together; cooking, traveling and the water.
After studying marketing and working in a corporate job in Sydney for 5 years she decided to pursue her passion of working on a yacht as a professional chef. Two and half years later she is still living her wildest dreams after cooking aboard yachts in Croatia, Greece, Montenegro, Italy, France, the BVI, St Maarten & surrounds.
While her cooking repertoire is broad; she loves to cook fresh and healthy dishes incorporating local delicacies with the freshest produce. She loves the craft of putting tastes, textures and aromas together and believes that good food creates wonderful experiences that bring people together.
Growing up in a large family cooking and baking for large groups was a daily occurrence and led her to studying hospitality at school and working in cafés that have provided her the fundamentals of cooking. She has been developing her skills and she learns more every time she creates a new dish.
She is enthusiastic, sociable, and a positive person and loves bringing people together to share delicious food.
Mariann CalendarAvailableBookedHold (can be challenged)Unavailable
Mariann Reservations & Port Locations
|Start Date||End Date||Details (Holds can be challenged)|
|Jul 13, 2019||Jul 20, 2019||Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand|
|Jul 21, 2019||Jul 28, 2019||Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand|
|Aug 04, 2019||Aug 09, 2019||Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand|
|Aug 10, 2019||Nov 01, 2019||Unavailable: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand|
|Dec 28, 2019||Jan 05, 2020||Hold: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand|
|Jan 09, 2020||Jan 13, 2020||Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand|
|Jan 18, 2020||Jan 19, 2020||Unavailable: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand|
|Jan 20, 2020||Jan 26, 2020||Booked: Tortola - Nanny Cay to Red Hook|
|Feb 08, 2020||Feb 16, 2020||Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand|
|Mar 14, 2020||Mar 21, 2020||Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand|
|Mar 22, 2020||Mar 29, 2020||Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand|
|Mar 30, 2020||Apr 03, 2020||Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand|
|May 16, 2020||May 23, 2020||Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand|
|Jun 01, 2020||Dec 31, 2020||Unavailable: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand|
Mariann Rates / weekThe prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter.
Low price: $14,000(normal rate)
High price: $18,000(normal rate)
Mariann Special Offer!
Old price: $14,000 - $18,000 / week
New price: $13,000 - $17,000 / week
Minimum nights: 7
Travel between: Nov/01/2019 - Dec/15/2019
|Season||2 Pax||3-4 Pax||5-6 Pax||7-8 Pax|
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 Mariann.
Mariann Guest Reviews
Best Trip Ever!
Just wanted to send a quick email to thank you Mark for making our trip on the Marianne so perfect. You planned the perfect activities for us, provided great recommendations and allowed us to have options!
The sailing was so beautiful and relaxing and you also provided plenty of activities to enjoy when we wanted.
Thank you for a memorable trip to celebrate our 40th anniversary. Best trip ever!
Memorable and Special Vacation
I just wanted to thank both of you for all of your hard work in helping to make our family’s vacation on the MariAnn a dream come true for us !!! Everything was amazing and perfect from the stunning boat to the beautiful scenery, places we stopped, to the delicious food and incredible navigation by Captain Mark. We were very well taken care of and it was a very memorable and special vacation for us.
Thank you both for helping to make it happen! We definitely look forward to another unique experience on board in the future!
Each Day Was Set Up Perfectly
This was our second trip and we already can´t wait for our next trip. This trip, we stayed on the MariAnn with Mark and Heather. They were amazing hosts and quickly became great friends. Mark immediately put together an itinerary for our trip based on an initial discussion of what types of interests we have. Each day was set up perfectly to include dive trips, hikes, snorkeling, beach bar visits, and sailing. Heather´s cooking was outstanding. We had dinner at one of the nicer restaurants one night, and afterwards, were bummed that we missed out on another dinner cooked by Heather. Heather and Mark worked extremely hard behind the scene, keeping the boat looking in great shape at all times, making calls to verify dive appointments, table reservations, and I´m sure many details that we were unaware of that made our trip as great as it was. I would highly recommend this vacation to anyone, and if you have the chance to sail with Mark and Heather, don´t miss out on it.
A Real Treat
If your looking for a great way to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, etc. this is the way to go. Captain Mark and Chef Heather sure know how to make every moment special. I will have to say having someone make all my meals and make my drink is a real treat! Captain Marks painkiller is a must!! Heathers meals were unbelievable. She gets an A for presentation, an a A for great taste. Thanks again for making this occasion a special one for all of us on the Mariann!
We Were Spoiled Rotten!
Our group of 8 (ages 50-60) had a great week sailing the BVI with Captain Mark and Chef Heather on S/Y MariAnn. From the moment we arrived until our departure, we were spoiled rotten. We arrived as customers but departed as friends. Captain Mark did a great job piloting us around the beautiful waters of the BVI. Chef Heather´s meals and drinks were out of this world. (And special shout out to Captain Mark for his Painkillers.) Anegada was the highlight of the trip. Don´t miss that little piece of paradise. Irma damaged the area significantly but the spirit of the people was amazing and they are up and running and happy to welcome us. Thanks also to Derek and Julianna for all the pre-trip help and advice. Overall an amazing, memorable trip which we hope to do again some day. ❤️Debbie & Peter
Way Over and Above
Having never chartered a boat in the VI before, we did a bit of research and after just one phone conversation we felt comfortable that this was a family vacation we wanted to try. . We arrived St. Thomas on December 26. After a short taxi ride to the Marina, we were met by Captain Mark and First Mate/Chef Heather. After a quick tour of our ´home away from home´ for the next seven days, we were off. We trusted Mark and Heather to select an itinerary that showed us the best of the USVI and BVI. Hurricane Irma and Maria were certainly devastating but the islands are rebuilding, the beaches still beautiful, and the waters crystal clear. They selected a nice variety of snorkeling spots, tourist attractions, and overnight stays. We felt like we were able to really get feel for the region and all it has to offer. Highlights included the Baths on Virgin Gorda, Pirates Bight on Norman Island, Pizza Pi VI in Christmas Cove, Soggy Dollar, Hendo´s, and Foxy´s on Jost Van Dyke, and the Dingy Bar on Water Island. We asked for a ´chef´ and boy did they deliver! Heather was awesome....beautiful breakfasts (scrambled egg stuffed avocado, poached eggs in ham bowls, fresh fruit, breakfast burritos......), light and wonderful lunches (jerk chicken tacos, chicken guac bowls, turkey wraps......) and delicious and filling dinners (seared tuna with wasabi tuna tartare appetizer, rib-eye steak, marinated pork tenderloin with coconut rice and mango salsa,.......). Heather is a talented and passionate chef! Of course there were ample snacks, a fully stocked bar with special cocktails, seemingly unlimited beer, soda, and wine. Finally, just before arrival into St. Thomas on our way home, my daughter had a sudden eye infection that required medical attention on the island before flying. Not only did Heather and Mark make appropriate arrangements, they showed up in the Doctors office lobby to make sure we settled and taken care of -- way over and above the call of duty! We will certainly always remember this outstanding week and of course will try to ´do it again´ in the future! A big thanks to Derek and family, Captain Mark, and Heather!