Cruising Area of Oui Chérie

Pref. Pick-upRed Hook, St. Thomas
Other Pick-upPR
Summer PortUSVI
Winter PortUSVI
Winter OperationsCaribbean Virgin Islands

Oui Chérie Description

Oui Cherie is an exceptionally spacious Lagoon 52F know for it’s deluxe cabins and performance sailing. The 52F is Lagoon’s performance luxury model; perfectly intersects the ideas of comfort and capability. It´s accommodations are fit for the collaboration of adventure and gratification.

Oui Cherie houses 3 extra-spacious queen staterooms- including a stunning Master and VIP cabin. All guest cabins include their own private ensuite head and stand alone shower. This yacht offers extraordinary space for its size both above and below deck and is suitable for any variety of people desiring to get away: families, friends, coworkers, children, couples- you name it!

There are tremendous amounts of entertaining and relaxing space on board this vessel. The Flybridge: where the helm and sailing functions meet the enormous convertible settee- provide the best seat in the house whether under sail or under stars. The Forward Cockpit Lounge: where morning coffee meets the sunrise. The Aft Cockpit: where the exquisite meals are served and chaise lounges are spread throughout the yacht. The Main Salon: which houses the open-concept galley, large sofa-chaise and flat-screen TV. And also a more formal dining area should that be desired.

When asked the question, ´Did you select the best yacht in the Caribbean? The answer can only be Oui Cherie´.

Specification

Length52 Feet
Beam29 Feet
Draft5 Feet
Built2017
A/CFull
A/C NightYes
Sun AwningYes
HammockYes
DeckshowerYes
Bimini TopYes
Sailing InstructionsYes
Nude ChartersYes
HairdryerYes
Num Hatchlots
Guest Smokeon stern
Children AllowedYes
InverterYes
Voltages110v
Water MakerYes
Water Capacityunlimited
Ice MakerYes
Internet AccessOnboard WIFI
GeneratorOnan 21.5kw
Max Speed12
Cruising Speed8
Fuel Consumption3 US Gall/Hr
Rangedepends on t
Turnaroundflexible
EnginesDual Yanmar 80 HP Onan 21.5kw Bow Thruster
Communications
Wifi is available in USVI waters and International waters. Download speeds in foreign countries are not equal to the speeds in the USA.

Accommodations

Guests6
Cabins3
Crew2
Queen3
Showers4
Wash Basins4
Heads4
Electric Heads4
Accommodation Details
3 Guest Cabins
3 Queen Staterooms

Entertainment

Salon Tv/DvdYes
Salon StereoYes
iPod/Device HookupsYes
DVDsCloud
CDsBluetooth
Board GamesYes
BooksYes
CamcorderYes
Other Entertainment
Oui Cherie has tons on onboard games including dominos, cards, moancala, jenga, uno, banana grams, what do you meme, Yahtzee, catch phrase, mille bornes, bocce ball and horse shoes.
Over 100 movies available on a hard drive.

Cuisine

Din-inSal
Special DietsYes
KosherYes
BBQYes

Water Sports

Dinghy (Feet)14´ Highfield
Dinghy Hp40
Dinghy Pax8 pax
Dinghy Sailing1
Snorkel GearYes
TubeYes
Wake BoardYes
Floating MatsYes
Standup Paddle2
Boarding LadderYes
Beach GamesYes
Fishing GearYes
Gear Type2 Trawling, 2 Casting, 2 Fly
Fishing Rods6
Deep Sea FishingYes
Under Water CamYes
Under Water VideoYes
Other Toys
1 x Sub Wing
20´ Aqua Lily Pad
Water Skis available if requested

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

ScubaOnboard
LicenseMaster
Air CompressorOnboard
Tanks6
BCs6
Regulators6
Weight Sets6
Num Divers6
Dives/Week3 per week
Dive Lights2
Diving Info
Captain Ryan and Chef Jill are dive masters
Dive Costs
3 dives per week included for certified divers - charters 6 nights or more.

Additional dives $25 per dive per person.

Online course required before charter commences.

Oui Chérie Crew Profile

Crew Number2
Crew SmokeNo
Captain
CaptainRyan Thompson
NationalityUS
SpeaksEnglish, Canadian English, Pig-Latin
Years Sailing3
Years Chartering2
LicenseUSCG Ton Master, PADI Dive Master, STCW 95
Crew
CrewJill Krawczewicz
NationalityUS
Years Sailing3
Years Chartering2
LicenseSTCW 95, PADI Dive Master


Ryan and Jill have lived aboard and sailed over 6,000 nautical miles together. As many guests say, they are a ‘dream team’ and work almost effortlessly beside each other. The couple’s shared passion for the ocean and tropical climate drew them to the Virgin Islands in 2017 where they began chartering on catamarans. With their experience and enthusiasm for life, this crew creates the perfect blend of professionalism and adventure. There is no doubt, that a week aboard Oui Cherie will surpass expectations and become your best vacation yet!

Captain Ryan is from a little fishing town called Shady Side, nestled along Maryland´s western shore. He learned to sail on the Chesapeake Bay when he was eleven years old. When he was sixteen, he became a certified US Sailing Instructor and ran his local junior sailing program. Ryan´s coastal urge led him to the warmer waters of Wilmington, North Carolina where he attended Cape Fear´s Marine Technology School and acquired his 100 ton Master Captain´s License. During the summer, you would find Ryan teaching surf lessons at Wrightsville Beach and sailing with his friends as often as he could.

Jill grew up in Annapolis Maryland. Ironically only about a 30 minute drive from Ryan’s hometown. Jill spent her entire childhood zipping around the Chesapeake too, but by means of a power on a Mastercraft ski boat. You name it: wakeboarding, skiing, tubing, and wakesurfing. She was driving her dad barefoot behind the boat by the age of five.

College brought her south to the University of North Carolina at Wilmington where she earned a degree in Health and Applied Science. Upon graduation, Jill started her own personal training business and saved up money to travel. A few years after, Jill became a yoga and stand-up paddleboard instructor and Ryan spent his time developing his maritime skills: chartering boats, rigging, surveying, and gaining lots of valuable sea time as a boat delivery captain.

Ryan and Jill met through mutual friends and their first date was a road trip. Their similar passions for surfing, boating, and good music made it natural for these two fish to fall for one another. What they didn´t know was that from here on out- the world would become their oyster. ´Will work for travel´ is their motto! The pair are perfect travel companions and have spent lots of time in search of waves in far off places, including Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Iceland, and the Caribbean.

By 2016, Ryan and Jill bought their very first home, a 1985 Niagara 35´ sailboat and moved back to the Chesapeake Bay. Vacation time no longer consisted of long plane rides, but long sails.A few years after, Jill became a yoga and stand-up paddleboard instructor and Ryan spent his time developing his maritime skills: chartering boats, rigging, surveying, and gaining lots of valuable sea time as a boat delivery captain.

Throughout their travels Ryan and Jill have been introduced to new recipes and cooking styles which has greatly influenced their charter menu. Jill learned to appreciate the ‘art’ of cooking in New Zealand where infused flavors, unique tastes, and exceptional plating skills are a part of their way of life. All of her adventures have contributed her evolution as a chef and her tasty creations in the Oui Cherie galley. Jill’s cooking style is colorful, healthy, and innovative. She also offers a variety of gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options.

The couples decision to move to the Virgin Islands in 2017 was one of the easiest in their lives. There is not many people that can top their appreciation the for sailing, diving, surfing, fishing, local agriculture/flavor, and good company aboard!

Ryan and Jill are stoked to completing their second season down here Virgin Islands and look forward to welcoming all generations of family and friends aboard!

Certifications:

Captain Ryan

USCG Master Captain 100 GT
STCW 95
USACE quality control management (QCM)
PADI Dive Master
US Sailing Instructor Level 1
TWIC Card
US Passport

Chef Jill

STCW Personal Survival Tech
STCW CPR, First Aid & AED
STCW Basic Firefighting
PADI Dive Master
STCW Safety & Social Responsibility
Registered Yoga Teacher- RYT 200hr
Flowga Paddleboard Yoga Instructor -WPA
Certified Personal Trainer- AMFPT
TWIC Card
US Passport

Oui Chérie Calendar

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Oui Chérie Reservations & Port Locations

Start DateEnd DateDetails (Holds can be challenged)
Aug 03, 2019Oct 31, 2019Unavailable: Unavailable to Unavailable
Nov 10, 2019Nov 15, 2019Boat Show: Boat Show, USVI* to Boat Show, USVI*
Nov 22, 2019Nov 30, 2019Booked: Red Hook to Red Hook
Dec 21, 2019Dec 28, 2019Booked: Red Hook to Red Hook
Dec 29, 2019Jan 05, 2020Hold: Red Hook to Red Hook
Jan 23, 2020Jan 30, 2020Booked: Red Hook to Red Hook
Mar 07, 2020Mar 14, 2020Booked: Red Hook to Red Hook
Mar 20, 2020Mar 27, 2020Hold: Red Hook to Red Hook
Mar 31, 2020Apr 09, 2020Booked: Tortola - Nanny Cay to Tortola - Nanny Cay
Jun 23, 2020Jun 30, 2020Booked: Scrub Island to Scrub Island

Oui Chérie Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter. Inquire for lowest rate.
Low price: $18,000

High price: $23,500


Season2 Pax3 Pax4 Pax5 Pax6 Pax
2019 Summer$20,500$21,250$22,000$22,750$23,500
2019/20 Winter$20,500$21,250$22,000$22,750$23,500

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

Send us an inquiry to get specific pricing for Oui Chérie.

Oui Chérie Guest Reviews

You also helped us remember a life and we are forever and ever grateful.

´Thank you so much for this lovely, wonderful week. We could name all the fantastic locations, the OUTSTANDING FOOD, the fun off the boat, on the boat, and on the different islands, but what made this week exceptional was both of you! Ryan and Jill - how you run this beautiful boat is amazing. The four of us have memories for life. You also helped us remember a life and we are forever and ever grateful. There will always be charters, the difference is Ryan + Jill. We love you and will see you again!´
-Wellers and Mills (❤JW)

Finally a special thanks for making my 20th birthday such a special day!

´Ryan + Jill- Thank you so much for the best vacation we have ever had. You made us all feel so at home immediately! We so enjoyed each spot you took us to. Everyday we were so excited to see where our next adventure would be and you never disappointed! The food was out of this world! It was all so delicious! Thank you also for making Evan´s Birthday extra special! You both are such a joy to be around. We have loved getting to know the two of you! You are like family to us now! We would love to have you be our guest anytime you can make it to South Louisianna! Love, The Fontenonts´

´Ryan and Jill- First off thank you both so much for such a fantastic week. I seriously don´t think it could have been better. This week on the boat has been everything I personally needed: to relax and enjoy the moment again. I´ve never been sailing before and Ryan I think you´ve convinced me its the only way to travel now. One of the hardest things about going home is probably going to be lack of Jill´s cooking and I live in NOLA! Thank you both so much I can´t say it enough. -Taylor F.´

´Ryan and Jill- Thank you for making this week one that I will cherish for years to come! From tunes to amazing food and even sailing tips- everything has been better than I could have asked for! Finally a special thanks for making my 20th birthday such a special day! I couldn´t have asked for anything better! - Evan F´

´Dear Ryan and Jill- Thank you for an incredible trip! This has by far been the best vacation I have ever had and most certainly the distraction I needed from my insane life back home. I can´t wait to show Andrew and his family all of the pictures and hope to maybe bring them one day! Thanks bunches x Maddie´

´Ryan and Jill- There are no words to express my gratitude and appreciation for your hospitality! We all agree this has been the BEST family vacation ever! The adventures, drinks, food and friendship was outstanding! I cannot thank you enough for everything you do to make this trip so very enjoyable, exciting and relaxing!! WE will definitely be back! Love, Kynan and Kim´

´Dear Ryan and Jill- Thanks for making my first trip to the Virgin Islands one I will never forget. I will forever be grateful for the memories I have made this trip! I can´t wait to go home and tell my friends about this amazing trip! Thanks for all y´all did for us! God Bless!- Tori´

We were blessed to have you as our chaperones and friends on our trip through paradise.

´Words cannot express our gratitude and amazement at the things you made possible for Jill, Catherine, Tony and I. You are both wonderful, kind, and funny humans. We were blessed to have you as our chaperones and friends on our trip through paradise. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! Love and appreciation, Joe & Jill #2 :) ´

´Thank you for this amazing experience of a lifetime! We can´t be more appreciative of your hospitality! When you ever get to Texas we will do some fishing and partying with y´all there! Open invitation! Thanks again for everything! Cheers & Many Blessings, Tony & Catherine

This was our family´s first catamaran trip and it most definitely won´t be our last!

´Dear Ryan and Jill-
This was our family´s first catamaran trip and it most definitely won´t be our last! The snorkeling at the Indians was beautiful and thank you Jill for showing us the good spots and taking beautiful photos along the whole trip, catching unforgettable moments. Ryan- thank you for being such a good seaman. You and Jill are wonderful and can feel how passionate the two of you are about sailing! Thank you for entertaining our kiddos, taking Foster surfing in Tortola, wake boarding, letting our girls help cook, theres are the little things that we will all remember for a lifetime! Thank you again for everything! ´
The Johnston´s- Tim, Astrid, Foster, Salem, and Kaileah

´Thank you Jill and Ryan for taking us out for adventures and taking lots of photos of all of us. Thank you for cooking food. I loved all of it. And was favorite was the fish tacos. Also, I loved the lily pad. Love Salme Gray Johnston- the best kid you ever had :) .´
Salem, 11 years old

´Jill and Ryan you are the best ever. Thank you for everything. Ryan thank you for sailing. Jill thank you for cooking for us. It was good. I LOVE YOU´
Kaileah, 7 years old

This boat was truly our home for a week and we thank you both for the time.

Jill + Ryan- Every experience we had on Oui chérie exceeded all expectations. From the food that Jill prepared each day to Ryan’s Moscow Mules, the fresh herbs, our tender rides to each island, the incredible sunset cruises, horseback riding in Anegada, bonefishing, the Baths, snorkeling, and our favorite spot- Oil Nut Bay!! You introduced us to new places and new people that we will hold dear to our heart always. This boat was truly our home for a week and we thank you both for the time.
Xoxo- Poppy, CeCe, Shawn, Courtney, + Henry

We have loved every moment, the week went by much too quickly

Ryan and Jill- Thank you for a spectacular trip filled with tubing, snorkeling, amazing food and of course goats and much more! We have had a great time sailing with you! Some of our favorite moments include:
✅learning to sail and Kevin + Max capsizing
✅learning to wakeboard
✅ tubing with Ryan
✅holding a sea egg with Jill
✅spotting GOATS
Thank you so much for a great week. We have loved every moment, the week went by much too quickly. All of the food was so yummy and such a treat to not cook for a week :)
It has been a great week! Thank You.
Best, The Gasvoda Family.

Rain or shine- you made sure every minute created a memory we will never forget

Dear Ryan and Jill,

How lucky can a family be to meet you and share a vacation of a lifetime! :) Rain or shine- you made sure every minute created a memory we will never forget. Food was fantastic! As beautiful to look at and as delicious to taste! Whether navigating through rough water, guiding us through underwater grottos, hiking up a picturesque hill, your expertise and confidence always made us feel safe- all that we had to do was relax and enjoy! THANK YOU! If your travels take you anywhere near Cincinnati, there is a mooring buoy waiting for you!

With Love & Gratitude,

The R. Family(Cinncinatti OH)

This trip was pure magic for our family.

Dear Jill and Cap (Ryan!),

We can’t begin to thank you enough. This trip was pure magic for our family. You were both just the best hosts- so patient and just awesome with our boys. Every day was just like a dream- for all of us. You guys anticipated everything and then went above and beyond. We all loved being with you. You already know this, but you guys are a great team- you make everyone around you happy :) We will be back for sure! So thank you from thr bottom of our hearts- you gave us such a gift this week!

With Love,
Kate,Scott, Wade, Ted, and Benner

You started as our captain and first mate, but now we consider you part of our friend group.

“We planned this trip for 10 months. We had ideas and dreams of what we might expect. You made every dream real and for exceeded those dreams. You took such good care of us every day and practically every minute. Thank you for spoiling us! You started as our captain and first mate, but now we consider you part of our friend group. It would be great to see you again!”
-The B. Family, PA

Your dedication to making this a great trip was clear as well as your true love for sailing

“Thank you so much for a wonderful and much needed vacation. We had a great time! The food and drinks were Amazing!! We appreciated the bar/restaurant recommendations as well. Your dedication to making this a great trip was clear as well as your true love for sailing. You guys make a fantastic team. Thanks again!” - The M. Family

We are so appreciative of all your efforts to make this a memorable trip

´Wow! Thank you for a most amazing and unique spring break! Our first, and not to be our last sail. Thank you for the amazing food, desserts, drinks, adventures, and sailing. A healing trip for sure! You knew exactly when and where and how to show us the best of BVI! We are so appreciative of all your efforts to make this a memorable trip. Lots of love and thanks.´
- Charlotte, Scot, Charlie & William
Evergreen, CO

Jill you should create a recipe book- think I am going to need it!

´Ryan and Jill- Thank you sooooo much for all the lovely things you did for me. You split my food up if I didn´t like it and helped me get through the strong tide when I was struggling. I will miss you guys so much and hope you get to visit us back home. Thanks Ryan for teaching me how to fish and sail. I don´t want to leave, but at some point I have to leave. If I had one power, it would be to slow down time and I would be able to spend more time with you guys. It´s a bit like leaving your mum-because you don´t want to leave her, but at some point, you have to. Thanks a trillion!´
-Luke Carr, Age 10

´Dearest Jill and Ryan, This has been such a life changing experience for our family and we very much needed. We now have a new purpose to save towards and one we hope to share again with you both. I have to say you both surpassed all our wishes. You have both been the making of this holiday. From the moment we all woke to the moment we slept- you made the most of every bit of it: the service, the knowledge, the food, friendships, and laughs. The kids have enjoyed your company so much too. Thank you for being so kind and patient with them. They are both so much more confident in the water now too! The food has been simply outstanding! Jill you should create a recipe book- think I am going to need it! We leave with huge, happy relaxed, content, and fulfilled hearts and smiles. Thank you so very much and hope to see you again soon. Much love.´
- Rachel, Steve, Chloe, and Luke xxx

Your attention to detail was appreciated and the little goodies you brought for all the locals so they are sure to take care of your guests as well as you do, says a lot about who you are.

´Dear Jill and Ryan- My tan is fading, but fortunately the memories of our great time aboard the White House haven´t. You guys are the perfect hosts--providing great recommendations for what to see and do in the BVI. Every little detail--from the towel animals, to the fresh herbs and recipes from Jill´s handwritten cookbook, expert cocktail making skills, awesome snorkeling guides, captain and first mate-chef extraordinaire!! Thanks for nursing one of our seasick friends, my tubing adventure, and the yummy meals, happy hour snacks and desserts. Your attention to detail was appreciated and the little goodies you brought for all the locals so they are sure to take care of your guests as well as you do, says a lot about who you are. Thank you from the Madtown Mermaids! Hope Mary Margaret (their inflatable flamingo) is hanging in there and providing floating fun to all the White House guests after us!´
- Kathy Randall- Madison, WI

This was a dream vacation and I hope our paths cross again as this was an amazing trip with two amazing people! PS. PLEASE SEND FOOD!´

´Ryan and Jill- our week with you has been truly amazing. You have both been so kind, generous and accommodating. You two make an outstanding team and work so effortlessly together. Everything was perfect! More than we would have hoped for... from the food, to the service, to the sailing... you guys did it all right (and thens some). We really feel like we have made friends for life and hope our paths cross again! Either in Texas or the Caribbean! You are always welcome to come visit if you´re passing through and we will definitely look you up for our next sailing adventure. I can´t promise gourmet meals but I can promise lots of laughs! We´ve really enjoyed sharing this time with you guys and appreciate all you did to make it so special! xoxo.´
- The Averas- Houston, TX

´Jill and Ryan- To say we had an amazing week would not be doing it justice. I can´t thank you enough for everything. This was a dream vacation and I hope our paths cross again as this was an amazing trip with two amazing people! PS. PLEASE SEND FOOD!´
- Steph and Trevor Hull- Houston, TX

You guys are by far my favorite crew yet.

Ryan & Jill,

You guys are by far my favorite crew yet. I apologize for our loudness, waking you up and banging against your room. Thanks for taking us to cool places and being cool. I really enjoyed tubing and doing yoga. I´m really happy this is my boat now, but I wish Ryan would´ve dropped a few bars. I love you guys.

Captain Maggie

I´ve been on so many sailing vacations and this one is by far the very best!

I´ve been on so many sailing vacations and this one is by far the very best! This is the first boat I´ve been on that had enough sunscreen, shampoo and wet water to handle four teenage girls. We loved Conch Island, The Wonky Dog, paddle board yoga, scuba, scooters on Anegada. The list goes on and on. So Sad to leave. Thanks Jill and Ryan for a great vacation.

Each day was greeted by your smiles and has been filled with beautiful spots

Ryan & Jill,
As Mark said, this has been an adventure! There has been years conquered on this trip! I now officially ´do water´! You´ve taught me so much about sailing, until this week I didn´t know dinghy had an ´h´ in it!
Each day was greeted by your smiles and has been filled with beautiful spots, despite the devastation of the islands. I loved The Baths and the Indians; Diamond Reef was beautiful, but I may have enjoyed Monkey Point the best. Thanks for teaching to paddle board, I loved it!
Our time with you has been very special. Know that you are loved and prayed for.
Pamela

This has been one of those ´once in a lifetime´ true adventures.

Ryan & Jill,
This has been one of those ´once in a lifetime´ true adventures. You two have made it extra special. Ryan, you are what every captain should be. Capable, hospitable, knowledgable, great chef, open and honest. Jill, first mate, chef, yoga instructor, prize master, etc. What an absolutely wonderful time we´ve had with both of you! This trip has been so much more than a vacation, it´s been an experience. I feel like I´m closer to these islands and the people that really live here. I hope that you two have an extreme life together. You are well matched. Pamela and I are in your debt. If you are ever in Tulsa, please stay with us. We have extra beds. May god bless you both.
Mark

You guys checked off every box on John´s 50th birthday check list and then some

Ryan & Jill
Can´t thank you enough for the trip of a life time! You guys checked off every box on John´s 50th birthday check list and then some. Wishing you continued happiness and success and much love!! You guys are the best!!

John & Paula

Feel Blessed to be Here

Thank you Ryan and Jill for a wonderful week filled with new memories with friends. We had a wonderful week on the White House and Feel blessed to be here! You are both such wonderful hosts.
Safe travles.
Fred & Laura

You both went above and beyond to make this a trip of a lifetime

Ryan & Jill,
WOW! What an amazing week we had celebrating John´s 50th birthday with you on White House. Thank you so much for all you did to make our time in the BVI extra special. You both went above and beyond to make this a trip of a lifetime. We made so many wonderful memories with you and we´re so glad you were the captain and 1st mate. We wish you all the best and can´t wait to see what the future holds for you.
Keep living the dream.
Love, Wes & Kim

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