Cruising Area of Rumba

Pref. Pick-upSTT
Summer PortGrenadines or Virgin Islands
Winter PortVirgin Islands
Winter OperationsCaribbean Virgin Islands

Rumba Description

(4) queen berths with ensuite heads (electric fresh water toilets, dry shower stalls) plus (1) cabin with upper lower twin bunks with ensuite head (electric fresh water toilet, wet shower).

Specification

Length52 Feet
Beam28.8 Feet
Draft4.9 Feet
Built2014
A/CFull
A/C SurchargeNone
Sun AwningYes
DeckshowerYes
Bimini TopYes
Sailing InstructionsYes
Nude ChartersInq
HairdryerYes
Num Hatch18
Guest SmokeSmoking on aft sugar scoop ste
Children AllowedYes
Min Child AgeWater Safe
InverterYes
Voltages220 & USB plugs
Water Maker40GPH
Water Capacity300 Gallons
Internet AccessOnboard WIFI
Generator17.5Kw
Turnaround48, inquire for 24hr
Engines(2) 75HP diesels (1) 17.5Kw generator (2) 3,000w inverters

Accommodations

Guests10
Cabins5
Crew2
Queen4
Twin1
Showers6
Wash Basins5
Electric Heads5
Accommodation Details
(4) queen berths with ensuite heads (electric fresh water toilets, dry shower stalls) plus (1) cabin with upper lower twin bunks with ensuite head (electric fresh water toilet, wet shower).

Entertainment

Salon Tv/DvdYes
Salon StereoYes
iPod/Device HookupsYes
DVDs1,000+
Board GamesYes
Other Entertainment
Onboard WiFi, limited. No streaming please

Cuisine

Din-in10
Special DietsYes
BBQYes

Water Sports

Dinghy (Feet)13.8´
Dinghy Hp40
Dinghy Pax8
Adult WaterskisYes
Snorkel GearYes
TubeYes
Wake BoardYes
Floating MatsYes
Standup Paddle2
Swim PlatformsScoop Steps
Boarding LadderS/S off scoop steps
Fishing GearYes
Gear TypeTrolling and spinning
Fishing Rods3
Deep Sea FishingYes
Other Toys
Vessel will be arriving in time for the BVI Yacht show and will have a larger dinghy that will be water sports suitable.

Tube
Sub Wing
Wakeboard
Paddle Boards
Big Floating mat

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

ScubaYacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
Air CompressorNot Onboard
Diving Info
Rendezvous diving only

Rumba Crew Profile

Crew Number2
Crew SmokeNo
Captain
CaptainJohn Mikulka
NationalityUSA
Born1975
SpeaksEnglish
Crew
CrewHeather Monroe
NationalityUSA


Captain John

A thirst for adventure and experiences encapsulate who Captain John is. Growing up in Michigan he developed a lifelong love of hockey and working on hot rods and classic cars with his dad. He’s earned a Master Mechanics degree; not to mention learning to surf, sail and dive while living in Florida. He’s currently working towards his private pilot’s license when he’s not busy sailing the high seas. Being in the water or on it has become his chief form of recreation and relaxation, and he loves to share these passions with his guests.

With over 75,000 nautical miles of experience in South America, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean and Florida Captain John is more than comfortable on the water. John even holds thirty-year speed records for both north and south bound transits along the eastern seaboard of the United States. Working with Heather he enjoys crafting custom experiences for guests whether it’s finding amazing snorkeling, quiet coves, or sailing the days away.

Chef Heather

A life-long Mainer who was born loving the sea and her state´s nautical traditions. She was raised as all Mainers are to value hard work, enjoy dry humor, respect Mother Nature and love all well-made things. Her grandmother fostered in her a love of simple, delicious meals with an emphasis on from-scratch making and baking with fresh, wholesome ingredients.

In 2015 Heather was hired on a historic schooner - from the moment she stepped aboard, she was utterly hooked. Working onboard combined her loves of sailing, hospitality, and the challenges of cooking from-scratch meals for thirty people on a woodstove in a tiny galley on a rolling ship. She returned for several summers to teach, but also to learn and improve her sailing, windjamming, and culinary skills. Working with John, Heather has learned how to chart, navigate, and work the systems on any boat.

Seeking new waters and fresh opportunities, John and Heather became a delivery team, sailing thousands of nautical miles together. On crewed charters they create customized experiences for their guests: no two charters are the same.

In their off time they travel to new places to surf, eat, dance, and sail together. Their enthusiasm for life, adventure, teaching, and all things ocean make them perfectly suited to create a once in a lifetime experience for their guests.

Rumba Calendar

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Rumba Reservations & Port Locations

Start DateEnd DateDetails (Holds can be challenged)
Feb 22, 2020Feb 29, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Mar 05, 2020Mar 11, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Mar 23, 2020Mar 30, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Apr 10, 2020Apr 18, 2020Unavailable: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Apr 19, 2020Apr 25, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
May 02, 2020May 09, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
May 11, 2020May 17, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
May 23, 2020May 30, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Jun 06, 2020Jun 13, 2020Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Jun 20, 2020Jun 27, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Jul 03, 2020Jul 10, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Jul 12, 2020Jul 19, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Aug 01, 2020Oct 31, 2020Unavailable: St Thomas, USVI* to St Thomas, USVI*
Nov 09, 2020Nov 15, 2020Boat Show: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Nov 23, 2020Nov 30, 2020Booked: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
Dec 19, 2020Dec 26, 2020Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Dec 27, 2020Jan 03, 2021Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Apr 24, 2021Apr 27, 2021Hold: British Virgin Islands* to Trellis Bay, Tortola

Rumba Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter.
Low price: $20,000
(normal rate)
High price: $24,000
(normal rate)

Rumba Special Offer!
Discount: $1,000!
Offer: Rumba is offering a $1,000 discount on any charter taking place between Nov. 1st and Dec. 16, 2020. Can not be combined with any other special offer and does not apply to existing bookings.
Old price: $20,000 - $24,000 / week
New price: $19,000 - $23,000 / week
Minimum nights: 7
Travel between: Nov/01/2020 - Dec/16/2020

Season2 Pax3 Pax4 Pax5 Pax6 Pax7 Pax8 Pax9 Pax10 Pax
2019/20 Winter$20,000$20,500$21,000$21,500$22,000$22,500$23,000$23,500$24,000
2020 Summer$20,000$20,500$21,000$21,500$22,000$22,500$23,000$23,500$24,000
2020/21 Winter$20,000$20,500$21,000$21,500$22,000$22,500$23,000$23,500$24,000
2021 Summer$20,000$20,500$21,000$21,500$22,000$22,500$23,000$23,500$24,000

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

Send us an inquiry to get specific pricing for Rumba.

Rumba Guest Reviews

2019

My husband and I had the best time with our daughter and son-in-law sailing on the Appledore! What an amazing way to spend an afternoon. Captain John and crew Sydney and Jack were engaging and entertaining. We laughed, enjoyed the fresh air and sunshine, drinks and each other´s company. John shared the history of both the boat and the Camden community. We would do this again in a heartbeat!

2019

The sail was excellent, saw a variety of excellent views, it was very smooth going. My favorite part of the sail was the crew. Captain John is very knowledgeable and has a terrific sense of humor.

2019

We´ve been sailing on the Appledore every summer for 20 years, and the crew never disappoints. Particularly Capt John and his crew, they are excellent and made it a fun trip. Even learned things about the area we never knew.

2019

Fortunate to have picked a beautiful day to sail. The Captain and crew were awesome and engaging. They paid attention to detail and guests. Captain was very informative and genuinely cared about what he does. Worth the price of admission!! Two thumbs up!!!!

2019

I took my students of the Appledore for our class field trip. Everyone was so amazing and kind. Captain John taught them about sailing and answered all their questions. Truly a great experience for my students. Everyone was professional, but still knew have to have fun.

2019

Captain John warmly welcomed us on the dock and introduced us to Gino the first mate and Phil the deckhand. Captain John was very informative on the history of the schooner we were on among others in the water around us. We had a long true sail due to the great breeze this time of year. The crew handled her like champs and everyone around had a fantastic time!

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