Cruising Area of Sea Witch

Pref. Pick-upCrown Bay
Other Pick-upRed Hook
Summer PortMartha´s Vineyard
Summer OperationsNew England
Winter PortUSVI
Winter OperationsCaribbean Virgin Islands

Sea Witch Description

Sea Witch is a luxurious 58 foot LOA Pearson Ketch Cutter, and is stunningly beautiful when all four of her sails are set. Her 37 ton weight and deep draft keel provides a very smooth sail.

Sea Witch has a separate, spacious, sunny main dining/salon area for entertaining or just relaxing. The table comfortably seats 6 for a pleasant gourmet meal with plenty of room for playing games or watching our 32” Flat Screen TV.

The large walk through galley that is close to the social center of the yacht has all the comforts of home, stove/oven, toaster oven, microwave, refrigerator/freezer, coffee maker and soda machine.

Sea Witch has numerous unique locations on deck to enjoy relaxing or sailing. The spacious and totally enclosed cockpit can get you out of the sun and the elements if needed. Seating is quite comfortable in the cockpit, as well as the aft deck with our custom-made bench seat that spans the width of the vessel. Relax on the front deck on our deluxe cushions or take an afternoon nap in the 2 person hammock.
Sea Witch has three staterooms:

The large aft cabin has a center lined queen size bed and a private separate head with a walk-in shower.3 port windows, overhead hatch and fan allows plenty of cross ventilation. Draws and cedar hanging locker provides plenty of space for your clothing.
The forward cabin has a large queen size v shaped bed with a huge overhead hatch that acts as a second exit and provides lots of fresh air. 2 port windows, fan, draws and cedar hanging locker.
The mid ship cabin has 2 twin bunk beds with draws, cabinets, fan and opening overhead hatch.
The forward & mid ship cabins are perfect for a family of four with their own private bathroom with an electric head and large walk-in shower.

Specification

Length53.8 Feet
Beam14.9 Feet
Draft10.2 Feet
Built1981
Refit2014, 2016
A/CFull
A/C NightYes
A/C Surcharge$75
Sun AwningYes
HammockYes
DeckshowerYes
Bimini TopYes
Sailing InstructionsASA
Nude ChartersInq
HairdryerYes
Children AllowedYes
Min Child AgeOver 6 yrs of age
InverterYes
Voltages110 V
Water MakerYes
Water Capacity400 gallons
Ice MakerYes
Internet AccessNone-Hot Spots
GeneratorYes
Turnaround48 hrs

Accommodations

Guests4
Cabins3
King1
Queen1
Twin2
Wash Basins2
Heads2
Electric Heads2

Entertainment

Salon Tv/DvdYes
Salon StereoYes
iPod/Device HookupsYes
DVDsYes, movie
Board GamesYes
BooksYes, limit

Cuisine

Din-in4
Special DietsInq
KosherInq
BBQYes

Water Sports

Dinghy (Feet)14´ Caribe
Dinghy Hp20hp
Dinghy Pax10
Snorkel Gear6
2-Man KayakYes
Boarding LadderYes
Fishing GearYes
Gear TypeSpecializing in off shore game
Fishing Rods4
Deep Sea FishingYes
Under Water CamYes
Other Toys
Boat will rent SUP´s for guests
Individual Floating Mats
Movie Projector and Screen

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

ScubaYacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
Air CompressorNot Onboard
Diving Info
Rendezvous Diving can be arranged

Sea Witch Crew Profile

Crew NumberInquire
Crew SmokeNo
Captain
CaptainJohn Stephenson
NationalityUSA


Captain John Stephenson, or ´Cap´ to those who sail with him, is a 20-year USCG Master 100-ton Mariner who is also an American Sailing Instructor.

He sails over 5,000 nautical ocean miles annually and is an expert in Caribbean-US East Coast passages. His training in First Aid, CPR, Oxygen use, Basic Firefighting, Personal Safety & Social Responsibility, Personal Survival Techniques, and Meteorology, coupled with his Master Diver certification, make him uniquely qualified to put your safety & education first. He is additionally certified as an Officer in Charge of Navigational Watch for Vessels of up to 500 gross tons.

His gentle and friendly personality ensure that guests not only have fun while underway, but also have the opportunity to learn the fine art and skills of sailing.
Hailing from Scituate, Massachusetts, Cap has been at the helm of numerous vessels ranging from 20 to over 100 feet and is the former Senior Captain of the 139 ft Boston Tall Ship.  He is a former Boston Underwater Search & Rescue Team Diver and previously owned a successful photography business in Boston for nearly 20 years.  His interests include underwater photography, diving, snorkeling, fishing, hockey and upgrading and maintaining Sea Witch.

Cap works with additional crew members and caterers to meet the needs of guests aboard Sea Witch.  His crew are all certified via the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping Program (STCW), which ensures your personal comfort and safety while aboard. Additionally, several crew mates hold USCG Captain Licenses as well.  All mates aboard Sea Witch have several thousand ocean nautical miles´ experience and enjoy swimming, sailing, and sharing their love of the islands with every sailor aboard Sea Witch.


Sea Witch Calendar

Sea Witch does currently not provide a calendar or bookings list. Please inquire for more information.

Sea Witch Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter.
Low price: $7,490

High price: $12,200


Season2 Pax3 Pax4 Pax
2019 Summer$9,500$10,900$12,200
2019/20 Winter$7,490$8,715$9,800
2020 Summer$9,500$10,900$12,200

Yacht terms: Plus Expenses

The price includes a professional crew operating your chartered yacht, but all running expenses such as fuel, tax, provisions and any other costs are extra. Calculate between 15-25% for a sailing yacht and 25-35% for a motor yacht on top of the given rate with an APA cash payment made to the ships agent or captain, who will keep an open tap and produce full accounts of all expenditures. Inquire for more information.

Send us an inquiry to get specific pricing for Sea Witch.

Sea Witch Guest Reviews

Impressed with Capt. John

We were most impressed with how Capt. John was totally in calm control throughout the trip and knew each of the beautiful spots to go to maximize our pleasure. He also knew how to make each of us comfortable where ever we went, especially the one person who was more cautious on the water, providing an air mattress and kayak for her comfort. We were able to assist the sailing as much as we liked, sometimes relaxing instead. Following beautiful fish and turtles while snorkeling, kayaking ashore to view the Baths on Virgin Gorda, feeling the occasional splash while sailing close to the wind toward Scrub Island, all made for a wonderful experience. Even saw some fire dancers while having dinner John definitely knows how to take care of everyone and handle every contingency, making us all feel very safe throughout

Close to Pure Bliss

Two retired couples from Brooklyn NY, all experienced sailboat owners spent a delightful week aboard Sea Witch, a classic large sailboat. Each couple had a private cabin with head(bathroom). John owns the boat, and is extremely capable and personable and welcomes you warmly as guests. We moored/anchored in scenic bays at St. Johns, Norman´s Cay, Beef Island/Tortola (Marina Cay), Virgin Gorda (The Baths), Peter´s Island and Buck Island. Each Bay was an occasion to lead us on a wonderful reef snorkel, followed by margaritas, gourmet dinner and evenings of conversation and stories. John and Sea Witch have had some off-season adventures all right! John is an excellent captain- he readily let the two husbands have the helm ( keeping a calm watchful eye on us). We were all four guests active daily but with time to relax; each of us read all or most of a novel that week. A delightful week ! This is perfect for non- boaters as well as old salts; close to pure bliss..

We Would Go Back Tomorrow

We had a wonderful time on our one week cruise on Sea Witch in the Virgin Islands. Captain John is a pleasure to travel with. John knows the waters there like the back of his hand. He is dedicated to providing guests with a wonderful experience, and obviously enjoys interacting with his clients. Our cruise was more like a trip with close friends. The boat itself is spacious, comfortable and very well maintained. We would go back tomorrow

Sea Witch Sample Menu

We currently don't have a sample menu for Sea Witch. Please inquire for more information.