Cruising Area of Ohana

Pref. Pick-upBVI
Other Pick-upBVI
Summer PortPlease Inquire
Winter PortBVI
Summer OperationsCaribbean Virgin Islands
Winter OperationsCaribbean Virgin Islands

Accommodations

Guests10
Cabins5
Crew4
King5
Showers5
Wash Basins5
Heads5
TP in HeadsYes
Electric Heads5
Accommodation Details
Ohana sleeps up to ten guests in five deluxe, king-size ensuite cabins. The king beds are all floor-level berths with full-walk around access. Each cabin boasts a mirror-covered wall to allow for maximum light during the day and lend an airy vibe to the comfortable cabins.

Five spacious heads are ensuite featuring spa-like, waterfall shower heads and full-size commodes. Cabins each have their own temperature control and TVs.

Amenities:
Three fully-equipped wet bars
Two Designated Wine Fridges
Five Designated Drink/Beer Fridges
Three Ice Makers, plus Commercial Ice Maker in Bilge
Day Head with Wall-Mounted Baby Changing Table
Wireless Charging Pads located in Salon, Bar Areas and Cabins
Luxury, Hypoallergenic Linens and Towels
Reef-Safe and Organic Toiletries
Two Outdoor Waterfall Showers
Hot Tub on Flybridge
Large Screen Smart TV on Flybridge
Onboard Dive Compressor

Ohana Specification

Length80 Feet
Beam39 Feet
Draft7.1 Feet
Built2023
A/CFull
A/C NightYes
JacuzziYes
Sun AwningYes
DeckshowerYes
Bimini TopYes
Sailing InstructionsYes
HairdryerYes
Children AllowedYes
Min Child AgeWater Safe
Inverter18 KW
Voltages110 AND 220
Water Maker2X 70 GAL
Water Capacity425
Ice MakerYes
Internet AccessOnboard WIFI
Generator28 KW
Turnaround72 Hours
EnginesJohn Deere - 280 HP Engine. 2x Onan28 KW Generators

Water Sports

Dinghy (Feet)16´6 WILLIAMS JET TENDER
Dinghy Hp110
Adult WaterskisYes
Kids WaterskisYes
Sea BobsYes
Snorkel GearYes
TubeYes
Wake BoardYes
Floating MatsYes
Standup Paddle4
Kite Boarding Details
Yacht can arrange rendezvous lessons with professional, private instructors
Swim PlatformsHYDRAULIC PLATFORM AFT
Boarding Ladder2X SUGAR SCOOPS
Beach GamesYes
Fishing GearYes
Gear TypeTROLLING / CASTING
Fishing Rods2 TROLLING / 2 CASTING
Fishing PermitIN PROGRESS
Under Water CamYes
Under Water VideoYes
Other Toys
1X ADULT WATER SKIS
1X CHILD WATER SKIS
4X SUPS
2X WAKEBOARDS
2X TUBES
4X SEABOBS
SNORKEL GEAR
UNDERWATER BLUE LIGHTS

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

ScubaOnboard
Resort Course$150
Full Course$500
Air CompressorOnboard
Tanks12
BCs10
Regulators10
Dives/Week5
Dive Lights12
Diving Info
- Contractual Wording for Diving in Special Conditions -

1. During a seven-day charter onboard Ohana, certified divers can dive up to five times, one dive per full charter day, with the guidance of a scuba instructor.
Additional dives can be added based upon itinerary and captain/instructor’s discretion.
The cost of scuba diving is $100/dive/diver.

2. Dive Training, Courses Fees & Payment:
Discover Scuba Dive/Try Scuba/Resort Course: $150, one Discover Scuba Dive is complementary for each non-certified guest

3. All dives, try scuba/resort courses, and continuing education courses include tank fills, all gear including weights and dive lights, briefings and a scuba instructor serving as a guide.

4. Dive Safety:
All certified and non-certified divers must be medically and physically fit for diving.
A Doctor’s release may be required depending on health conditions or concerns.
All divers are required to fill out waivers and provide proof of certification to their highest level of training before diving onboard Ohana.
The crew reserve the right to bench a diver who is not practicing safe behavior.
Divers are encouraged to purchase dive insurance, we recommend Diver’s Alert Network: https://dan.org
Dive Costs
Basic Open Water Cost: $500
Advanced Open Water Cost: $350

Referral paperwork must be presented before any training dives can occur. With your classwork and confined water done at home, you can enjoy your check-out dives for certification in the beautiful, crystal clear waters of the Caribbean. Referral Cost: $300

Another option is for you to complete your basic certification course from start to finish onboard Ohana during your vacation. Advanced notice is preferred for courses. Basic Open Water Cost: $500

Advanced courses, technical ratings, and continuing education courses offered by request.
Advanced Open Water Cost: $350

Non-certified guests can experience a complementary Discovery Scuba Dive with one of Ohana’s certified instructors. During a seven-day charter, certified divers may dive up to five times, one dive per full charter day, with the guidance of a scuba instructor.
Additional dives can be added based upon itinerary and captain/instructor’s discretion.
The cost of scuba dives is $100/dive/diver.

Payment for courses and additional dives is to be given to your instructor directly, cash preferred before departing the vessel. Instructors may also accept Venmo, PayPal, and American Bank Check.


-All dives, try scuba/resort courses, and continuing education courses include tank fills, all gear including weights and dive lights, briefin

Entertainment

Salon Tv/DvdYes
Salon StereoYes
iPod/Device HookupsYes
DVDsYES
CDsYES
Board GamesYes
BooksYES

Cuisine

Din-in10
Special DietsInq
BBQYes

Green Initiatives

Make Purified Drinking WaterYes
Re-Usable Water BottlesYes
Other Green Initiatives
Member of Project Green Flag, Provides Reef-Safe and Organic Toiletries, Chef Sources Local and Sustainable Ingredients When Available

Ohana Crew Profile

Crew Number4
Crew SmokeNo
Captain
CaptainTyler Boruff
NationalityUSA
SpeaksEnglish
LicenseUSCG Master 200T Oceans


Captain | Tyler Boruff

Tyler is always on the move and ready for an adventure. He is a man of many hobbies and easily relates to others. As an avid sailor, experienced diver and adrenaline chaser he finds living and working on the water fitting. For Tyler, chartering is the perfect platform to share his passion for the water. His enthusiasm for the outdoors extends to guiding hikes, exploring remote islands, finding the best jumping spots to plunge into the ocean and showing guests all the best local sites. As your captain, Tyler will make sure you have a fun, safe time on Ohana. Tyler will work with you to make sure your trip is full of destinations and adventures that fulfill your island vacation bucket list.

Tyler´s Qualifications:

- Yachting -
Master 200 GT Oceans Captain´s License | USCG
Endorsements: STCW II/3, Sailing, Towing
Medical Persons in Charge (MED PIC) | USCG
Qualified Member of the Engine Department - Oiler (QMED) | USCG
First Aid + CPR, AED, O2 Administration | USCG

- Water Safety + Scuba Diving -
First Aid + CPR, O2 Administration Instructor | American Red Cross
Lifeguard, Beach | American Red Cross
Scuba Diving Course Director | NAUI #54354 L
Scuba Diving Gold Level Instructor | SSI #65840
Scuba Technical Diving Instructor | TDI #21125
Emergency First Responder Instructor | PADI
Cylinder Hazmat + Fill Station Operations | PSI-PCI
Service Tech | Scuba Pro
Specialized Training: Freediving, Lobstering/Spearfishing, Full Cave Diver (GUE), Water Sports

- Hospitality -
Bartending License | American Bartenders´ Association

- Wellness -
Specialized Training: Triathlons, IronMan Athlete, Cycling, Trail Running, Deep Sea Fishing

Chef | Nikolaj Jelsbech
Nikolaj is a dedicated chef, hailing from Denmark, where a love for food was instilled early in his family. With a passion for culinary adventures, he´s traveled the world in search of exceptional flavors and ingredients. What truly sets Chef Nikolaj apart is his devotion to honesty in food. Rather than disguising ingredients, he lets the flavors speak for themselves. Each dish is a tribute to the natural beauty of unadulterated ingredients, where simplicity and authenticity reign supreme.

In a fascinating twist, Chef Nikolaj sought wisdom and balance by training with Shaolin monks in China. From this unique experience, he´s blended the discipline of the mind and body with his culinary artistry, creating a harmonious fusion of flavors and philosophies. Each dish he creates is a testament to his worldly adventures and the wisdom he´s gained along the way.

Nikolaj´s Qualifications:

- Culinary + Hospitality -
Specialty Gourmet Chef, Four-year Education | Aarhus Tec
Wine Education | Danish Sommelier Academy
Specialized Training: Champagne, Open Flame Cooking

- Water Safety + Scuba Diving -
Advanced Open Water | PADI
Special Support and Recon | Military Unit
Specialized Training: Freediving, Spearfishing

- Yachting -
STCW | USCG
Motorboat Certification | Danish Navy

- Wellness -
Meditation | Songshang Traditional Wushu Academy
Massage | Songshang Traditional Wushu Academy
Shaolin Basics | Songshang Traditional Wushu Academy
Wing Tsun Basics | Songshang Traditional Wushu Academy
Qi Gong/Hard Qi Gong | Songshang Traditional Wushu Academy
Sanda | Songshang Traditional Wushu Academy
Sauna Gus, Sauna Master | Denmark
Specialized Training: Advanced Shaolin Stretching


Mate Engineer | Cory Busichio

Cory´s passion for water sports started at a young age while growing up on the Chesapeake Bay a few miles from Annapolis, Maryland - the US sailing capital. He has over 20 years of experience skippering, racing, teaching and captaining sailboats and is excited to show anyone the ins and out of the sport. He has been cruising the Caribbean since the early 2000´s aboard large sailing catamarans and can share his extensive knowledge of the islands, restaurants and culture with you. Cory was the captain on a Sunreef 60 the past four seasons and is excited to learn the ins and outs of Ohana as the mate.

Cory´s Qualifications:

- Yachting -
Master 100 GT Oceans Captain´s License | USCG
Endorsements: Sailing
Medical Care Provider | USCG
Sailing Instructor | America Sailing Association
Marine Radio Operator´s Permit | USCG

- Water Safety + Scuba Diving -
Dive Master | NAUI
First Aid + CPR, AED Administration | American Heart Association
Specialized Training: Lobstering

- Wellness -
Kiteboard Instructor | International Kiteboarding Organization
Paddle Board Instructor | American Canoe Association

- Specialty -
Multi Engine Commercial Pilot | Federal Aviation Administration
Endorsement: Instrument Rated


Chief Stewardess | Emily Busichio

Emily comes from a family of charter boat captains. She was taught from a young age everything about the boating industry and conservation, while being raised on Tybee Island, Georgia. Emily has always had an extreme passion for being on the water and outdoor activities. As a certified yoga instructor, she has taught many practices on the beach, stand up paddle boards and sailboats. Emily has more than 20 years experience in the service industry. She has spent the past five years creating exquisite meals on large catamarans in the Bahamas and the Virgin Islands. As your stew, she will provide wine and cocktails paired to every occasion while making your experience a fun, safe environment.

If you´re interested in adding yoga into your sailing vacation, Emily will be happy to offer three complementary yoga sessions on the boat, beach or stand up paddleboards.

Emily´s Qualifications:

- Yachting -
OUPV Captain | STCW

- Water Safety + Scuba Diving -
Dive Master | NAUI
First Aid + CPR, AED Administration | American Heart Association
Specialized Training: Lobstering

- Wellness -
Yoga Teacher 200 | Yoga Alliance
Yoga Instructor | YogaFit
Kiteboard Instructor | International Kiteboarding Organization
Paddle Board Instructor | American Canoe Association
Specialized Training: Kripalu| Yoga

- Culinary + Hospitality -
Certified Yacht Chef | Ashburton Cookery School



This crew´s strong background in water safety and background in scuba diving makes them capable of providing an extra level of security to all of their guests.

Ohana also boasts award-winning crew. In 2017, Tyler was voted “Best Crew in Show” in his category at the VI Professional Charter Association’s USVI Charter Yacht Show. Among their previous fleet of more than 30 yachts, Cory and Emily were awarded ´Crew of the Year´ for the 2020-2021 season. Cory and Emily also placed in the 2021 VIPCA Cocktail Competition.

Combined, their experience on the water, hospitality, and love for fun will ensure your vacation is full of unforgettable memories. You can guarantee Ohana is the best destination for your vacation.

ALL CREW HAVE BEEN FULLY VACCINATED FOR COVID-19

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Ohana Reservations & Port Locations

Start DateEnd DateDetails (Holds can be challenged)
Apr 06, 2022Dec 15, 2023Unavailable: Gdansk to British Virgin Islands*
Dec 16, 2023Dec 23, 2023Booked: Tortola, TBD to Tortola, TBD
Dec 28, 2023Jan 04, 2024Booked: Scrub Island - BVI to Tortola, Trellis Bay, BVI
Jan 07, 2024Jan 14, 2024Booked: British Virgin Islands* to British Virgin Islands*
Jan 20, 2024Jan 30, 2024Booked: Scrub Island - BVI to Trellis Bay, Tortola
Feb 04, 2024Feb 11, 2024Booked: British Virgin Islands* to British Virgin Islands*
Feb 18, 2024Feb 25, 2024Booked: British Virgin Islands* to British Virgin Islands*
May 24, 2024May 31, 2024Booked: British Virgin Islands* to British Virgin Islands*
Jun 22, 2024Jun 30, 2024Transit: British Virgin Islands* to Grenadines, West Indies*
Jun 07, 2025Jun 14, 2025Booked: British Virgin Islands* to British Virgin Islands*

Ohana Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter.
Low price: $94,000

High price: $110,000

Season2 Pax3 Pax4 Pax5 Pax6 Pax7 Pax8 Pax9 Pax10 Pax
2023/24 Winter$94,000$95,000$96,000$97,000$98,000$99,000$100,000$105,000$110,000
2024 Summer$94,000$95,000$96,000$97,000$98,000$99,000$100,000$105,000$110,000

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.

ADDITIONAL RATE DETAILS


Holiday Period 2023/24
Christmas Flat Rate $130,000 BVI Ports 7 night minimum. Charter must end on or before 12/26/2022 (48 hour turn please, 3 p.m. boarding time)
New Years Flat Rate $130,000 BVI Ports 7 night minimum. Charter must start no earlier than 12/28/2022 (48 hour turn please, 3 p.m. boarding time)

MINIMUM NIGHTS: 7
For shorter charters please inquire first.

OHANA REQUIRES A 3 DAY MINIMUM TURN AROUND BETWEEN CHARTERS
72 HR TURN REQUIRED, SHORTER TURNS INQUIRE
Any approved turn under 72 HRS and holiday charters will have a 3 p.m. boarding time for arrival day.

Full Board Only
No Sleep Aboard Offered
TANDEM CHARTERS: Must have yacht approval in advance

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