Sasha Description

Sasha, a 2009 Lagoon 500, can accommodate up to 6 guests in 3 comfortable and light double cabins, each with private bathroom and head.
Her spacious covered cockpit will allow you to enjoy French or International cuisine or relax, sheltered from the wind.
Sasha has an easy accessible steering station on her flybridge, wide trampolines for sunbathing and a luminous saloon offering panoramic view.
On Sasha you can take advantage of the best of the Caribbean and its crystal waters. The yacht is fully equipped for scuba diving and both members of the crew are certified divers. They will share with you their passion for the sea and enable you to discover the best dive sites in the safest conditions.

Some of exterior pictures have been taken by Nicolas Claris.

Cruising Area of Sasha

Pref. Pick-upST MARTIN
Other Pick-upSt Maarten
Summer PortGrenadines, Windward Islands
Winter PortTortola, BVI


Length51 Feet
Beam28´ Feet
Draft4´7´´ Feet
Sun AwningYes
Bimini TopYes
Sailing InstructionsYes
Guest Smokeon deck only
Children AllowedYes
Voltages220 V
Water MakerSea Recove
Water Capacity1000 litres
Ice MakerYes
GeneratorOnan Cummins 10kW
Max Speed10
Cruising Speed7
Fuel Consumption127 US Gall/Hr
Turnaround48 H
Engines2 engines Yanmar 75 CV Generator Onan Cummins 10 kW
Iridium satellite telephon
Limited WIFI access
1 VHF with DSC + 2 cordless VHF


Electric Heads3
Accommodation Details
6 guests in 3 double cabins equipped with 3 Queen size beds and private heads & shower.

Each cabin is equipped with a hair dryer.
Also few 12 V DC plugs.

Private crew quarter

Water Sports

Dinghy (Feet)11´50
Dinghy HpHonda 30 CV
Dinghy Pax6
Snorkel GearYes
2-Man KayakYes
Standup PaddleYes
Swim PlatformsYes
Beach GamesYes
Fishing GearYes
Fishing Rods3
Other Toys
3,5 m brand new dinghy 30 HP
One stand-up paddle
One 2-men kayak
Towed buoy
Swimming Noodles (6m)
Beach games
Facial masks & fins for snorkeling
Fishing equipment (3 sets)

Diving equipment (tanks, masks, fins, bcds, regulators, wetsuits S to XL, wheights...). 2 air compressors onboard.
2 dives (with equipement) /diver included in the charter fee.
Additional dive (equipment included) priced US$ 50 / diver / dive

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

Air CompressorOnboard
Wet Suits8
Weight Sets8
Num Divers8
Diving Info

2 dives (with equipment)/diver included in the charter fee. Additional dive (with equipment) priced USD 50/diver/dive.


Salon Tv/DvdYes
Salon StereoYes
Board GamesYes
Other Entertainment
New Hydranet triradial sails

Voltage onboard is 230 V AC.
We have plug adaptors for US standard but still 230 V AC.
For computers, pads, telephones, that should be enough (all transformers are now 100 - 230 V AC compatible).
Attention, your other 110 V AC appliances will not work.



Sasha Crew Profile

Crew Number2
Crew SmokeNo
CaptainJean Yves MEUNIER
SpeaksFrench, English
CrewSylvia MEUNIER

Captain: Jean Yves MEUNIER - Jim
Chef-Hostess: Sylvia MEUNIER
STCW95 - Sailing 200 tons
Visa B1/B2 - C/D1
Captain License (Sailing Yacht Master)
French, English speaking

Jim and Sylvia are French born. They met five years ago and as both are lovers of watersports, soon made plans to live their dream and work together in this environment. They started their business in the Red Sea - Egypt and their enthusiasm for great countries, nice people and gorgeous dive sites brought them to the beautiful Caribbean where they have now been living for a few years.

Jim is a mechanical engineer and worked for a long time in medical robotics. He has travelled a lot and even lived in the U.S. for two years.
He started to take an interest in sailing when he was twelve. At the age of eighteen, he had a sailing Federal Monitor degree.
Since then, he has been sailing recreationally and has always had a passion for the sea and diving.
Jim has his STCW95 Sailing 200 tons Captain´s Licence (Sailing Yacht Master). He also has his PADI Dive Master with more than two hundreds dives. His two kids are divers and sailing lovers too.
Jim knows the beauties of the Caribbean sea, especially in the BVI, St Martin, St Vincent, Grenadines, Martinique and Guadeloupe areas.

Sylvia was originally a qualified nurse and has also worked as a pharmacist for more than twenty five years. She is a first aid instructor.
Sylvia is a sea and nature lover ; she has been diving for the last twenty years in oceans and seas all over the world. She has seen almost every underwater creature and will be happy to share her knowledge of fauna and flora with you.
In order to teach her three children how to dive, she decided to pass her FFESSM Federal Monitor degree in 2000. She upgraded it to PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor in 2009. She has done over two thousand dives.

Above all, both of them are conscientious and will give you great sailing and diving experiences in a safe and secure way. In addition, their boat -Sasha - is equipped with oxygen-therapy equipment, heart start defibrillator and all necessary medicines. Sylvia and Jim have first aid & rescue training as well as basic medical knowledge. You will leave the shore in the best and safest conditions.

Being born in France gives them a few advantages in the world of cuisine.
Sylvia and Jim will be happy to help you discover the secrets of French cooking and also international flavors collected from around the world. Gourmet surprises and great wines will amaze your senses.
Guests will be welcomed on board and will soon will feel at home. Sylvia and Jim will be your guides and show you the best of the islands, above and under water. They will be delighted to provide you with the most beautiful vacation of a lifetime.

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Sasha Reservations & Port Locations

Start DateEnd DateDetails (Holds can be challenged)
Dec 18, 2021Dec 19, 2021Hold: Tortola, Road Town to Tortola, Road Town
Dec 24, 2021Jan 01, 2022Hold: Tortola, Road Town to Tortola, Road Town
Jan 06, 2022Jan 13, 2022Booked: Tortola, TBD to Tortola, TBD
Jan 15, 2022Jan 22, 2022Booked: St Thomas USVI to St Thomas USVI
Jan 31, 2022Feb 07, 2022Booked: Tortola, Village Cay, BVI to Tortola, Village Cay, BVI
Feb 10, 2022Feb 18, 2022Booked: Tortola, Road Town to Tortola, Road Town
Feb 26, 2022Mar 05, 2022Booked: St Martin to St Barths
Mar 08, 2022Mar 15, 2022Booked: Tortola, Road Town to Tortola, Road Town
Apr 09, 2022Apr 16, 2022Booked: Tortola, Road Town to Tortola, Road Town
May 13, 2022May 21, 2022Booked: Tortola, Road Town to Tortola, Road Town
May 29, 2022Jun 03, 2022Booked: Tortola, Road Town,BVI to Tortola, Road Town,BVI

Sasha Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter.
Low price: $15,500

High price: $17,500

Season2 Pax3 Pax4 Pax5 Pax6 Pax
2021/22 Winter$15,500$16,000$16,500$17,000$17,500
2022 Summer$15,500$16,000$16,500$17,000$17,500

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, cruising permits, premium beverages and scuba activities. Inquire for more information.

Send us an inquiry to get specific pricing for Sasha.

Sasha Guest Reviews

Charter on July 3-10, 2021 in St Martin area / Family of 6

Merci beaucoup pour l’hospitalité !

This was a week I will never forget and always treasure.

We love being on the water and the calming sound of the ocean is the best.

Jean Yves, thank you for the jokes, they are the best and hopefully I can remember them.

Sylviane, thank you for your patience and calming presence when I paniked with our first training dive. I thought it wasn’t for me, but you tried again the next day and held my hand when we went down. After that all my fears were gone and I got to enjoy the beautiful underwater world at Ile Fourchue.

As a mom not having electronics, TV and just enjoying each others company is nice to see .

Jordi loved the sailing part the best and was a fish in the water during the dives. No doubt he will do it again in the future.

I guess for Luca, he slept like a baby on the boat, especcially during sailing what can I say, he is a teenager…

Last but not least, the food was incredible. We enjoyed each meal ajnd for me itw as so nice not to have to think about what to eat and make for dinner; We felt so taken care of.

I always thought this was once in a life timetrip I wanted to do for my 50th birthday but now I really want to do it again in the future and explore other islands.

Thank you for sharing your « home » with us and for the experience.

Merci beaucoup et avec un peu de chance, à la prochaine !

Charter on May 28 - June 5, 2021 in St Martin area / American family of 6

Charter on mai 28 - June 5, 2021 in St Martin area / American family of 6

When we booked our trip March 2020 we were looking forward to celebrate B and S graduates.

When Covid and all that came and endured. We rescheduled our trip twice and were lucky enough to get to enjoy you both and a week aboard SASHA.

You navigated the Covid restriction as well as you navigated Sasha.

The food, the fun joles card tricks and the desserts were so much fun we could not have asked for two better host´s nor a better boat for our first vacation at sea.

Thank you again for welcoming us !

Thank you for a wonderful week of memories, especially the scuba diving!!

The food, the company and the yacht were all fantastic.

Truly a week we will never be forgotten.

Charter on March 14-20, 2021 in St Martin area / American group of 6

Everything went very well during this charter.

Please find below the comments they left in our Guests´ Book.

We have done the following stops in order :

Dutch side : Simpson Bay, Longue Baai, French side : Marigot, Happy

Bay, Grand Case, Rocher Creole, Anse Marcel, Tintamarre St Barth : Gustavia, Colombiers Bay, Ile Fouche Dutch side : Simpson Bay

4 dives done, including the best one in the area.

Many marine lifes under water and they have had the chance to see dolphins and ... 3 whales that we followed with Sasha.

Excellent restaurants ashore and Tony s birthday celebration (see picture) the last evening on board.

Aerial drone and underwater gopro footages offered on memory cards as souvenirs.

The 6 of them looked very happy with their trip and we were delighted to spend this week with them.

Thanks again for sending us so great people.

Charter on March 15 - 22, 2020 in the Virgin Islands / American family of 5

Jim and Sylvia,

I can’t thank you enough for an absolutely incredible week on “Sasha.” While I deeply regret the extreme circumstances (once in a lifetime) that caused me to have to disembark prematurely, I can’t say enough great things about the incredible hospitality and expertise you provided. I was so comfortable with not only your expertise on the water but with the way you interacted with my family. To leave my wife and children with you on a boat shows the amount of trust and confidence I developed in a very short time.

You helped pass on your passion and expertise for scuba diving to our family (well, with me being the only exception) and I can’t explain what an accomplishment it was to get Ellie Rose to go down. Sylvia’s cooking (and I guess Jim also deserves partial credit for this) was absolutely amazing, true gourmet cooking that our family thoroughly enjoyed. Last, I can’t wait to see the drone footage of some of the islands we visited, areas we snorkeled, and of the boat. The USVI & BVI’s are absolutely beautiful and based on the sneak peek to the video I got before disembarking, the aerial footage is ABSOLUTELY AMAZING !!!!

We would highly recommend you and “Sasha” to anyone and will be sure to post appropriate comments that can be shared with other perspective guests.

I’m not sure how these charters get paired with guests but I would highly recommend travel agents, brokers, agents, and whomever else may be in the middle get on board with getting SASHA all booked up (maybe after COVID-19 passes).

Again, I can’t say thank you enough and look forward to seeing my family when they return home tomorrow night.

Sincerely, D

Charter on March 7-14, 2020 in the Virgin Islands / American family of 4

Jim & Sylvia,

Thank you so much for being such amazing hosts on our cruise this Spring break!

We appreciated everything you did to make this vacation absolutely unforgettable.
You are both so sweet and generous.

Thank you for taking us tubing.
Thank youfor making this trip feel like a home away from home.
You both always make sure everything was perfect and put in so much time for us to have fun.

Thank you captain and Sylvia!

Love,! H family

Charter on February 29 to March 6 in the Virgin Islands / American group of 6

Dearest Jim & Sylvia,

Thank you so much for a wonderful, wonderful week !
We came to the Sasha nervous, pale, hungry and tired. Now we are happy, divers, tanned, well-fed and rested.
And most important, we are nearly magicians !
The two of you are the whole package : delightful hosts, chefs and entertainers.
We loved spending one week with you and on your beautifull Sasha !
C & L

Jim and Sylvia,
Loved every minute aboard the Sasha.
You are both so fortunate to have dicovered one another life at sea. You were excellent hosts, cooks, dive instructors and entertainers.
We loved Jim’s card tricks and jokles and are gladclearly knows one joke.
M was very nervous about diving but your instruction put me at ease and made it possible and love the experience.
Merci and bonne chance !
C & M

Thank you for being such amazing hosts.
This vacation has been such a treat for all of us as couples and as friends.
We have had a magical experience on the Sasha.
The food, the whole has been breathtaking.
A & K

Charter on December 27 to January 5, 2020 in the Virgin Islands / American family of 4

Thank you for putting up with us !

Thank you sooo…. Much for the wonderful stay on your beautiful SASH. I had the most amazing time and so many times as such as scuba diving, sleeping on a boat, snorekling, seeing a turtle, dolphin and having fish close up, and kayaking.
You both are absolutely wonderful people and I am so happy to have met you.
Best of luck and safe sails to your new adventures !!!
Xoxo C.

Sylviane et Jean

We are all enjoyed too marvellous time ; Your incredible cuisine were so amazing. We are devastated that we have to leave and all want to retourn ASAP.
A learned to scuba, snorkel and kayak !
We all learned to relax and are in awe of your hard work, incredible humour and how much.
We will miss you, XXX
P, C, C, A

Charter on December 8-14, 2019 in Antigua / a couple from Lebanon

Jim, Sylvia,
There is so much things to tell. Thank you, thank you, thank you.
You are great, don´t change anything! All was perfect and full of surprises.
We look forward to seeing you again to explore the BVI´S and the Grenadines.
I wish you the best!
See you very soon!

You offered us an unforgetable and amazing week. Your hospitality and your experience make us loving those beautiful islands.
We felt like in paradise and I only think to come back quickly.
Thank you for all and I wish to see you very soon.

Charter on June 11 - 23, 2019 in St Martin / American family of 4

Comment on the comfort onboard SASHA:
This was by far the best. The berths were very comfortable and the heads were really great.

Comment on the condition of SASHA:
In excellent condition everything worked. Also had many amenities that we have not seen on other charters

Comment on the cleanliness of SASHA:
Very clean.

Comment on the congeniality of the Captain and crew:
Can’t say enough about the captain and crew—They were fabulous.

Comment on the service of the Captain and crew:

Comment on the fun aspect of the Captain and crew:
We enjoyed every minute of our time with them

Comment on the expertise of the Captain and crew:
We were especially pleased that both Jim and Sylvia were certified divers and saw to it that we were taken to areas where that was a possibility.

Comment on the quality of your meals:
Every meal was well prepared and there was a wide variety of meals—I would put them up against most restaurants on any of the islands.

Comment on the presentation of your meals:
Beautiful. The pictures they have on their site are actually what we were served

Would you charter this yacht again? (Circle one) ---YES NO

Charter June 2-9, 2019 / St-Marteen - St-Marteen / American Family of 6

Thank you Sylvian & Jean for your extraordinary hospitality for our week aboard Sasha.
You made us feel immediatly at home. The food was outstanding. You went to great lenghts to accomodate our requests and tolerated with good grace the tremendous amount of coffee and cream we consumed as well as our very American tendancy to request the wrong condiments for breakfast.
We loved diving with you both and felt very well taken care of and safe !
Thank you for going to such great lenghts to secure an additional paddle board ! We hope we proved it was worth it by using them every day in every beautiful bay you took us to.
We didn´t expect but were delighted by the entertainment (Magic and music and light shows !) as well as.
The dune cinematography of our adventures !
We appreciated your willingness to accomodate our hikes and tolerate us practicing our very rudimentary French.
Our week was excellent - equal parts relaxing and adventurous - and exceeded our expectations.
Merci bien !
Adieu (A bien-tôt ?)
L. Family

Charter on April 15-22, 2019 in the BVI´S / European family of 4

Nous n´oublierons jamais cette magnifique semaine de vacances avec nos amis Sylviane et Jim sur le Sasha.
Nous avons trouvé beaucoup plus de ce que nous pouvions imaginer: navigation, relaxante, merveilleux endroits, belles plages, bonne cuisine, magic show....
Muchas gracias !

Charter on March 10-15, 2019 in the Virgin Islands / American party of 4

Dear Jim and Sylvia,

We can’t begin to thank you enough for the amazing time we had this past week. Everything was perfect! The food was absolutely delicious, the scenery was beautiful and the company was fantastic. We really enjoyed the entertainment (Magic shows) too! We made the best memories that will last a lifetime! You wer both so attentive and hospitable and made each day special!
Thank you for everything! It was an amazing trip!

Come to visit us anytime in Houston.

Cheers to SASHA!

R. party!

Charter on January 8 - 18, 2019 in the Virgin Islands / American couple

To Jim and Sylvia,

Thank you for a magical trip! We are nos an accomplished diver and an accomplished snorkeler... thanks to you!
When you spend your time looking after family, it is such a treat to be looked after and you have made us feel very special. Thank you!
Food, service and magic evening are all 5 stars! *****
D & N

Charter on December 21 - 29, 2018 in the Virgin Islands / American group of 5

Overall Rating: 5 (5 being the highest 0 being the lowest

1. Was the crew friendly and accommodating?
Unbelievably friendly and accommodating. I felt like we left with them being our friends. They are great people and did whatever they could to make us happy.

2. Was the yacht comfortable and clean?
Very clean and very comfortable.

3. Was the yacht well ventilated?
Yes. We slept extremely comfortably

4. Was the food good and well presented?
Oh My Gosh!!! The food was amazing! Better than anything we could have expected. Three great meals a day. Fantastic.

5. Did you like the area you sailed?
It was perfect. They customized the trip just for what would work for us and our kids. They nailed it. It was perfect.

6. Could we at Virgin Island Sailing, Ltd. have helped you further in any way?

7. May we post this review on our website?

8. Additional comments on your charter?
Jim and Silvia are amazing people. They worked endlessly to make this the perfect vacation for us and our kids. Every time we though there was nothing more they could do for us, they surprised us with a new and interesting thing. Three delicious meals a day. Every day the food was different, delicious and incredibly presented. Magic tricks and jokes at night that the kids thought were amazing. Fantasttic Scuba teachers. They were patient and extremely good with teaching us how to scuba. Incredible sailors. We never once felt in danger. They always had everything under control. Anchoring was apiece of cake to them. They are extremely comfortable with their vessel. they chose great wines every night. The bar was always open and the beer was always cold. They know the BVI and the USVI like the back of their hands and took us to many really interesting places. Most importantly, at the core, they are truly nice people. They are kind, hard working, very considerate and always trying to make our experience the best that it could be. They are well beyond perfect. I can not give a higher recommendation to anyone.

Charter November 11-18, 2018 in out of St Thomas / American party of 6

Dear Captain Jim and Sylvia,
Thank you for sharing your home with the 6 of us!
Perfect week started with a hime cooked meal, disco dancing lights and joke telling.
The BVI´s are gorgeous and your hospitality was outstanding.
We hope to see youa gin!
God bless
S & J

Jim and Sylvia,
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. What a very special and lovely trip around the Islands.
Each meal was better than the next... Lasagna, ribs, pancakes and omeletts... painkillers!!
Thank you for setting up the best dance parties around! Your light show is the best! Most importantly we loved getting to know you and Sylvia so well.
You are kind friendly and the hardest working couple I know.
Merci beaucoup, xo
C & S

Jim and Sylvia
Thank you for a very special week in BVI. We appreciated the great food and service. We loved Jim´s stories and magicy and Sylviia´s smiles and sense of humour. were great.
We felt very much at home all week.
You are a very competent and patient crew with no challenge or adventure deterry us from having a great trip.
We feel we have met friends.
Merci , S & C

Charter on May 19-26, 2018 / Virgin Islands / American family of 5

Dear Jym and Sylvia,

Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful Sasha and your hospitality for the last week.
As you know we came to celebrate a special event Dales birthday and were blessed by ANOTHER event... the engagement of Ashley and Shane on FJ Beach.

You made BOTH celebration as well as every other days spectacular!
Can´t leave without mentioning the food... just terrific all week!

Thank you again for everything. Hope to see you soon again.
D & K.

Where the accommodations and general condition of SASHA satisfactory for your charter party?
Absolutely lovely and perfect in every way!

Was the crew cordial, accommodating and professional?
All of the above and more! Jim & Sylvia worked constantly to ensure everything exceeded our expectations to the smallest detail!

How would you describe the quality of the meals prepared and served on board?
Five stars food with five stars service! A great variety ALL DELICIOUS !

Did your charter experience meet or exceed your expectations?
It really exceeding our expectations! Jim & Sylvia were the main reason for that!
We wanted to take them home with us !

Please share any additional comments or suggestions you may have here.
Thank you all for a stellar experience! We celebrated a milestone birthday, a surprise engagement on this trip. What a beautiful experience for our family! We appreciate you helping us make it happen!

Charter on March 24-31, 2018 / Virgin Islands / Family of 4

Thank you so much for our wonderful week aboard Sasha;
Everything was even better than we had hoped for. We so apporeciate everything you did to make our week so special.
The food was delicious, you found great beaches for the children and lots of great snorekling spots for all of us.
You were always willing to accommodate the kids requests and your flexibility made our vacation so relaxing. I think Nicholas will always remember being allowed to sail the boat (and I will always remember your bravery in allowing him to do so!).
Thank you so much again.
We hope to be back again soon.
C. Z. N & A

Charter on February 25 - March 4, 2018 / Virgin Islands / American party of 4

We had a fabulous trip. Both the captain and Carol were excellent.

We covered a lot of ground - I think we snorkeled about 15 times along with man opportunities to swim, kayak and paddle board. We also did some nice sailing and went ashore a couple of times.

The captain had a great itinerary planned and was very efficient with the timing of activities and sailing.

Carol’scooking was excellent. They both made the trip just wonderful.

The captain downloaded all of his underwater Go Pro footage and his drone footage to memory sticks before we left - a very nice touch.

I would totally recommend Sasha for a charter.

Charter on february 3-10, 2018 / St Thomas / American Family of 4

Carol and Jean Yves Thank you for a lovely cruise. This week has been one highlight after another. from the field to the islands we visited, tot he great service you gave us! We saw amazing crabs, star fish and being salvaged! We loved the jokes with dinner. Once again thank you for the memories Merci beaucoup!

Charter on January 20-27, 2018 in the Virgins / Family of 6 from Argentina

We had an absolutely fantastic week onboard Sasha with Kate and you.
We would love to be back in some years.
Please let´s keep in touch, and cross our fingers that it may come true.

All the best!!

J, E, M, L, P and R

Charter on December 21-28, 2017 / STT - STT / American family of 6

Hello Jim,

Happy New Year!!

Flight back home was good. We’ve been busy with our family. So excuse me for answering this late to your email.

Once again we are super happy we did this trip with you. As I mentioned in the book, you are an exceptionally professional captain and atthe same time a caring and polite person taking care of every little details during our journey. You and Aurora are very good hearted people and that made our trip a pleasant adventure. We were very comfortable and enjoyed every minute of it. It was too short !!!! We had lots of fun. To me it was very special spending the holidays with my son and the fact that I could resume again scuba diving after all of these years has been the high light of my trip. Thanks to you I felt very secure and truly enjoyed each immersion.

Next time St. Vincent and Grenadines !!!

Wishing you and Aurora a blessed 2018.

Hope to see you soon :)

Kindest regards, Carolina and the whole family !

Charter on March 12-18, 2017 / American family of 4 / Virgin Islands

Putting this week in to words is difficult except to say perfect in every way !
Sasha being our first charter none of us knew what to expect, but Jim and Sylvian mad sure this week was beyond anything we could have imagined.
It will be very emotional leaving this day because we truly feel as though we will beleaving part of us on board Sasha and leaving two very good friends as well. We will be back to do this again and it will be with Jim and Sylvian!
Jim and Sylvian thank you for the greatest week of our lives!
Good sailing to you, my friends!
J, J, T, N

This week was truly amazing, but wouldnt have been the same without Jim & Sylvian!
You guys really made this a special week for us.
I due mynew love for scuba diving all to you.
I hope Iget to see you guys and Sasha again.
Love L

If there isa heaven on earth, it has to be Sasha.
We have had perfect meals, have seen beautiful beaches and so much incredible sealife.
Also, Jim and Sylvia are two angels. They are so kind and cant do enough for you. Our kids want to be adopted by them.
We will beforever grateful to them for giving us the best vacation full of memories!
Lots of good jokes too !
J & K

Thank you so much for letting us stay! We had an amazing time! I will remember this tripthe 2 of you, and Sasha forever.

Charter on February 25 - March 4, 2017 / Virgin Islands / Family of 6

You´ ve spoiled us all week. We´ ve had a wonderfully, relaxing and fun vacation.
You´ ve set a high bar for all future sailing get aways.
Thank you for taking such great care of us - from wonderful meals to spectacular swims.
Look forward to sailing with you again!
P, C & co

Charter on February 14-21, 2017 / USVI´S / 2 guests

We could not have asked for a better Valentine day. Thank you Jim & Sylvia
The food was over the top!
We swam with the turtles and fulfilled one of our long time dreams.

Happy sailing !

E. N

Charter on February 5-12, 2017 / Virgin Islands / American party of 6

What a wonderful trip ! The crew food and services are spectacular! We could have found a more memorable trip. Thank you so much !! S C

Thank you so much, you guys are the best. Fabulous food (over the top), great boaat. Glad of have met you both. We will leave with lots of wonderful memories! Thank you happy sculing! JP. D

Thank you so very much. It was an amazing wonderful week! You guys are so wonderful and fun. The food was amazing. The week went too fast. Looking forward to future trips!!! C O

Charter on January 7-14, 2017 / Family of 6 / Virgin Islands

Food was spectacular (and I am not easily impressed!). Your warm hospitality manner let me at ease all week. You always knew what we needed before we needed it.
Next time... longer!
Thank you. Fair winds
S and D

Jim and Sylvia,
Thanks so much for a fantastic week on Sasha. We had a great trip enjoying the beautiful BVI´S with our friends.
Thank you ! R & C

Jim & Sylvia
What an amazing week! Sasha is beautiful- so clean & enough space for the 6 of us to not drive each other craszy. The meals were healthy and fabulous beyond what we make at home ! and most of all you were so fun and accommodating to one every need. We hope to come back again soon !
L & D


Jim and Sylvia-

Thanks kindly for the updates and sharing the guest comments.

I have had the chance to speak with both Laura and Rob this week. Dana and I have only had a brief e-mail since he was continuing on to Trinidad. Everyone seems extremely happy with their charter onboard S/V SASHA.

They were impressed with the condition of the vessel and your ability to meet the dietary needs of all guests with such fabulous food and smoothly run logistics for the entire trip. They were very impressed with the hand rolled sushi, lobster dinner and fruit plates in the morning. Most importantly they all loved you as crew and were impressed at the operation you run and the comfortable environment you provide. Most were slightly intimidated by Sylvia’s minimal English upon arrival but were very pleasantly surprised at how easily and enjoyably the trip went. This just goes to show what a strong team both of you are. Should you want a recommendation at any point either myself or one of the charter guests would be more than happy to provide upon your behalf.

Thank you for all of your efforts and showing my clients a fabulous time in the Virgin Islands. I hope to work with you again in the near future. Keep up the great work!

Charter on December 25 January 1, 2017 / Family of 4 / BVI´S

Trs belle semaine sur ce magnifique bateau. Un grand merci !!

Cher Sylviane, Cher Jean Yves,
Un grand merci pour cette merveilleuse semaine un peu courte, o vous nous avez fait dcouvrir les BVI´S!! Votre gentillesse, votre discrtion ont contribu faire de ce sjour, un moment inoubliable!!!
Merci aussi d´avoir initi les enfants la plonge mme s´ils n´ont pas crois de requins!!!
Enfin, merci notre ´chef toil´ grce qui je vais prendre de bonnes rsolutions pour ce dbut d´anne!!!
Bref a Big Thank You !
C family

June 7-14, 2016 / GRENADINES / family of 5

Wow!! I´am afraid will be unable to express the level of service we were given because 1st class is not even close.
Jim, Sylvia work together like clockwork, anticipationg every need before it is even thought about. Exceptionaly knowledgeable about the Grenadines.
And the food was outstanding !
One of the best dives we ever been a part of.

Thank you to you both and we hope to sail with you again!

All the best !

P familly

April 1-8, 2016 / BVI´S / family of 4

The girls are really sad to be home and several times yesterday they told me how much they miss you. Thanks for such a memorable family vacation. Look forward to keeping in touch and to our next one with you. I am already sending info to friends on you and your boat.

You can use some of our photos. .

Thanks again for the good time we had together.

Charter March 5 - 11, 2016 / BVI´S / Family of 6

Jim & Sylvia,
Thank you for your wonderful hospitality onboard the Sasha.
We all had a wonderful time and enjoyed your beautiful dishes, snorekeling and fun in the water !
See you soon !
A. L K
Merci, gracias, thank you from all six. We ate great meals, had lot of laughs and lifelong memories.
S. W. A. L. A. G.

Charter on February 13 - 30, 2016 / BVI´S / American Family of 6

Jim and Sylvia,

What an amazing adventure this week has been. Thank you for all your kindness and hospitality. Sasha is beautiful and you take such good care of her. You both exceeded our expectations. We wish you all the best and hope to sail with you again ! Merci !

We had a fabulous week with Sylvia and Jim. They are very special people and are actually missing them right now.
> Our grown kids and my husband had 3 fantastic dives with Sylvia and Jim, both are very professional divers and they all felt very safe with them.
> Their cooking (especially Jim´s) was awesome, they both made delicious meals and with my hungry crew every plate was cleaned.
> Can´t say enough good about the week. We would certainly love to sail with them again in the future. Only downside was the Tortola pickup, would rather have Redhook or Charlotte Amalie.

Hi Lynne,
> We had a fabulous week with Sylvia and Jim. They are very special people and are actually missing them right now.
> Our grown kids and my husband had 3 fantastic dives with Sylvia and Jim, both are very professional divers and they all felt very safe with them.
> Their cooking (especially Jim´s) was awesome, they both made delicious meals and with my hungry crew every plate was cleaned.
> Can´t say enough good about the week. We would certainly love to sail with them again in the future. Only downside was the Tortola pickup, would rather have Redhook or Charlotte Amalie.

Charter on January 23-30, 2016 / Saint Martin / 6 guests

Jim, Sylvia,

We have such a GREAT time on Sasha with great foof & company. We enjoyed our diner and busy advertising. You have been excellent hosts.
Merci beaucoup !! S H

Jim, Sylvia,

What a great time ! You are a wonderful team. Sasha is a great boat and you handle it well. The food was great and diving could not been better. Most of all your hospitality exceeds all! Congratulations. S B

Jym & Sylvia,

Merci, merci, merci! C´est trs bon ! You have been awesome hosts! What a wonderful trip, the food, the wine, the desserts, all perfect ! We also loved the diving. Thanks for letting me hold your hand. Remeber to me + visit we will try to do the same for you ! Merci ! P + R H

November 13-17, 2015 / Tortola - Tortola / 2 guests

Our few days together was filled withsuperlatives amazing, awesome, wonderful! My thanks to both of you for makingsure we went everywhere on our list as well as diving, kayaking andsnorkeling every day. You and Sasha are the best ! K.

Charter June 27 - July 4, 2015 / Sxm - St Barths / 4 guests

Thanks to you for an amazing week. We loved your hospitality, your uncredible cuisine, the amazing locations to moor and the most beautiful boat.
We appreciate this precious time being able to spend all together and you both made this happen with so much fun.
All our wishes granted.

We were all looking forward to a great vacation but Jim, Sylvia and Sasha exceed all of our expectations !

Before this trip, we liked diving but now we love it! Thanks to you !

Charter April 1-8, 2015 / BVI´S / 6 guests

To our dear friends Sylviane and Jean Yves, We have had incredible vacations, we will remember forever our week on SASHA. Thank you for everything you have done in order to provide us an exceptionnel experience. A lot of laughs, some good meals, good wines and don´t forget Captain Jim´s famous ´painkillers´. We had a lot of fun.
Thanks for your patience training us how to scuba dive. We promise that next time, we will stay very close to each other, mostly you know who !!!
Thanks, thanks for everything.
Joan & Dean Jane & Dick Mark & Becky OTTAWA, CANADA

Charter 14th-21st March 2015 - BVI´s

Dear Jim, our captain and great chef !
The words can not describe our one week experience on this awsome catamaran Sasha ! At the very beginning, we had no idea what to expect, since sometimes looking for a first time on charter can be risky like rolling a dice ! But from the moment we had met you at noon at Village Cay Marina restaurantand start talking, we knew we were going to have a great time. We did not know we will have a time of our life ! This was the best vacation ever ( !) and we are travelling at least 6 times a year all over the world !!! BVIs are beautiful, but your hospitality, your incredible cooking and of course scuba-diving training are simply unforgettable ! Its too bad we did not have opportunity to meet Sylvia. Thank you again.

Charter 4th-11th March 2015- BVI´s

Your welcoming good nature captured us from the beginning. Thanks for reintroducing me to scuba after a long respite with confidence and the perfect mix of adventure and safety. You are a great dive buddy. Everything from disco night, special food accommodating, amazing desserts morning, noon and night. Felt natural, like we were home away from home wandering from island to island. Hope to meet and join you again in the future. You were engaging, have a great sense of humor, a great chef, fun to be around.

Charter 21st February-02nd March 2015 - BVI´s

Sylvia, Jim,
Notre sjour sur le Sasha sachve. Vous nous avez fait vivre un joli rve nous quatre. La plonge en bouteille a t un moment fort Vous tes disponibles, joyeux, patients et avenants. Restez comme vous tes ! Merci pour tout.
On pense dj une nouvelle aventure avec vous vers les Grenadines. Alors bientt
Bon vent

Charter February 15th-20th, 2015 - BVI´s

Jim, Sylvia,
Our first trip on Sasha and for me to BVI was magnificient ! You both make each island stop an adventure, full of fun ! We enjoyed some of the beautiful spots you could share. Sailing was one of our favorite parts, especially the night sail. Oh, and every meal better than the one before. Thanks so much for making this a special trip !

Charter February 7th-4th, 2015 - BVI´s

Crewed Charter Boat Review
Yacht : SASHA with Jim and Sylvia
Charter Dates : February 7-14, 2015
Area Cruised : Virgin Islands
Overall Rating : 5
5 being the highest, 0 being the lowest

1. Was the crew friendly and accommodating ?
Excellent Very friendly and accommodating noticably more than previous charter (which was good).

2. Was the yacht comfortable and clean ?
Yes- sleeps 6 in comfort and rooms & bath were cleaned, beds remade throughout trip.

3. Was the yacht well ventilated ?
Yes We had no need for A/C throughout.

4. Was the food good and well presented ?
Excellent They are skilled French chefs, with variety to content, sizable portions and attentive to individual tastes presentation was restaurant quality.

5. Did you like the area you sailed ?
Very much good variety in harbors and locales with plenty of activity, especially with diving & snorkeling.

6. Additional comments on your charter ?
Jim and Sylvia provided a 5-star service in all facets of the charter food, accommodations and activities. Their expertise in sailing and diving made the trip comfortable and rewarding for everyone. Their willingness to accommodate varying preferences, nedds and changes was refreshing. I would heartily recommend Jim and Sylvia to anyone wanting to charter. If your needs include diving and snorkeling, they should be your first choice. Because they are fairly new to BVI, Sasha with Jim and Sylvia may not be that well known that will soon change, they are truly a hidden gem.

Charter 28th December 2014 - 4th January 2015 - BVI´s

Chers Jim and Sylvia,
Merci pour une semaine merveilleuse. Les plonges incroyables avec les tortues de mer, les barracudas, les parrot fish, les oursins, les trumpet fish. En plus, les repas dlicieux, les parties de carte et loccasion de se dtendre entirement !!
Vous tes adorables et si gentils ; nous esprons que vous aurez une bonne anne avec tous les gens qui auront la chance de voyager sur la belle Sasha !
Bisous, Kiss, Hug.

Charter December 18th-27th 2014- BVI´s

´Time has past by in a fly...
We´ve enjoyed a fabulous journey with Jim and Sylvia. The food was delicious, Jim has turned into a magician in the kitchen !
Our introduction to scuba diving was mastered by Sylvia with great patience and enthusiasm.
We will always remember our common Christmas party at Jost Van Dyke, the common discovery of the original ´painkiller´ as well as the stability of mourings...
Thank you very much for making our 50th birthdays such a great happening ! We hope we do not have to wait for 60 for another turn...´

Charter on December 1-5, 2014 in the BVI´S / Party of 3

´Bien arrives a Antigua. Encore merci pour tout. C etait fabuleux. Elisabeth
´Well back to Antigua. Again thank you for all. It was fabulous´