Shangri La Description

Shangri La is an exceptional 2016 52´ Lagoon sailing catamaran with 3 beautifully decorated queen cabins each with private ensuite baths including electric heads, vanity and separate showers. She boasts multiple areas to sit and relax or sip a cocktail and enjoy the cool trade winds of the beautiful blue Caribbean water! The well-decorated salon will seat all guests in comfort for lounging or dining. The luxurious exterior offers alfresco dining , top deck seating and lounge area in front of helm plus forward lower deck lounge area behind trampolines. With numerous areas to unwind, there is plenty of space for gathering as a group or finding a private place to really relax.

TOYS: 2 Stand Up Paddle Boards, Snorkeling Gear, 1 Large Floating Mat, Tubes, 1 Subwing, 2 Fishing Rods & Onshore Games.

DIVING: Offered via rendezvous only

LAYOUT OPTION: The crew quarters are in the port aft deck cabin and bunk. Both crew will move to the bunk cabin for an additional $1,000 with approval.

Cruising Area of Shangri La

Pref. Pick-upSt. Thomas, USVI
Other Pick-upTortola, BVI
Summer PortSt. Thomas, USVI
Winter PortSt. Thomas, USVI
Summer OperationsCaribbean Virgin Islands
Winter OperationsCaribbean Virgin Islands

Accommodations

Guests6
Cabins3
Crew2
Queen3
Showers3
Wash Basins3
TP in HeadsYes
Electric Heads3
Accommodation Details
3 queen cabins, private en-suite bath (electric head, wash basin and large stall shower), lots of storage and separate access directly to the aft deck.

BERTH MEASUREMENTS:
Port & Strb Front Cabin, Port Back Cabin:
160cm X 205cm
63´ X 81´
5.3´ X 6.7´

** The chef occupies the mid-ship crew bunk and the captain occupies the port aft queen cabin. Upon approval, the captain will move to the mid-ship crew bunk for the additional rate plus a relocation fee $1,000 giving guests 4 queen cabins. Inquire for details.

Specification

Length52 Feet
Beam28.8 Feet
Draft5.1 Feet
Built2016
A/CFull
A/C NightYes
Sun AwningYes
DeckshowerYes
Bimini TopYes
Sailing InstructionsYes
HairdryerYes
Num HatchLots
Guest SmokeSugar scoop with approval
Children AllowedYes
Min Child Age8 years old and water safe
Inverter3000w
Voltages110v via adapter
Water MakerYes, 50GPH
Water Capacity1,776 per day
Ice MakerYes
Internet AccessOnboard WIFI
Generator17.5 Kw & 3Kw backup
Turnaround4 day, Inq. for less
Engines2x Yanmar 80hp Diesels 17.5 Kw generator 3000w inverter Volatage 110v via adapter
Communications
WiFi: Unlimited

Water Sports

Dinghy (Feet)14´ RIB
Dinghy Hp50hp
Dinghy Pax8
Snorkel GearYes
TubeYes
Floating MatsYes
Standup Paddle2
Swim PlatformsScoop steps
Boarding Ladderoff scoop steps, s/s
Beach GamesYes
Fishing GearYes
Gear Type2 spinning rods, 1 trolling ro
Other Toys
Floating pad
Noodles
Football
Frisbee
Subwing
2 beanbags
2 Kayak Paddles to use the SUP as a kayak

REFIT DETAILS: During the 2022/2023 season, Shangri La has had these items replaced or upgraded: Starlink Internet/Wi-Fi, solar installation, new wind turbines

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

ScubaYacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
Air CompressorNot Onboard

Entertainment

Salon StereoYes
iPod/Device HookupsYes
CDsOnboard sy
Board GamesYes

Cuisine

Din-in8
Special DietsYes
BBQYes

Green Initiatives

Make Purified Drinking WaterYes
Other Green Initiatives
Eco-friendly cleaning products, solar panels, local and organic produce when locally available. Boat has a wind generator.

Shangri La Crew Profile

Crew Number2
Crew SmokeNo
Captain
CaptainSean O´Grady
NationalityUSA
SpeaksEnglish
Julia Ray
Julia RayChef / First Mate
NationalityUSA
Born1985
LicenseSTCW


Capt. Sean O´Grady
Growing up sailing with my Dad, I found the love for the ocean at an early age. After a few years off the water, I got back into sailing in SF Bay, enjoying racing and charters both. I have worked with USA76, a former America´s cup IACC yacht, since 2018. I have done some commercial fishing in Alaska as well as some sport fish guiding and working on large yachts. I worked as the maintenance director and a Captain on a pair of Santa Cruz 70’s in Monterey Bay for two years. I then made my way to the Caribbean to get some sun and share my love of the ocean breeze with all the great people I get to take out on the water.

I hold a 100 ton near coastal Master license with STCW, Sail and Assistance Towing endorsements. My philosophy as a Captain is to provide a safe fun atmosphere with the highest levels of service. Let’s laugh together and enjoy all the islands have to offer.


Chef Julia Ray grew up in Michigan surrounded by the Great Lakes. She developed a love for boating and sailing on frequent family outings on Lake Huron and the many inland waterways that are abundant in Michigan. Julia was introduced to the Virgin Islands as a child on the first of many annual family vacations more than 30 years ago. Julia learned to cook and entertain while assisting family members during daily meal preparation and by assisting with catering numerous gatherings. Julia has also worked in the restaurant and hospitality industries. She holds degrees in both accounting and social work and although she had a successful career in the corporate world, she left it all behind in 2013 to realize her dream of living in the Virgin Islands. She has since been employed as mate and chef, sailing throughout the islands.

Energetic and personable, Julia loves to meet new people and share her enthusiasm for the islands while ensuring their comfort and safety aboard and in the water. She is certified in first aid, CPR and fire fighting. She spends much of her spare time in the kitchen, preparing and perfecting new recipes for friends and family to sample. Julia delights in spoiling guests with gourmet meals and tempting treats. She prepares a wide variety of meals and remains flexible in her meal planning to ensure the freshest and best quality food is offered to guests. Julia takes much pride in her ability to work with guests to accommodate special diets and food allergies and develop menus that will leave everyone satisfied!


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Shangri La Reservations & Port Locations

Start DateEnd DateDetails (Holds can be challenged)
Nov 25, 2023Dec 09, 2023Unavailable: British Virgin Islands* to British Virgin Islands*
Dec 28, 2023Jan 01, 2024Booked: St Thomas, USVI* to St Thomas, USVI*
Jan 02, 2024Jan 09, 2024Booked: St Thomas, USVI* to St Thomas, USVI*
Feb 16, 2024Feb 24, 2024Booked: St Thomas, USVI* to St Thomas, USVI*
Mar 16, 2024Mar 22, 2024Booked: Crown Bay, St Thomas* to Yacht Haven Grand
Mar 23, 2024Mar 31, 2024Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Apr 19, 2024Apr 27, 2024Hold: Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI* to Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI*
May 11, 2024May 16, 2024Booked: Yacht Haven Grand to Yacht Haven Grand
Jun 02, 2024Jun 09, 2024Booked: St Thomas, USVI* to St Thomas, USVI*
Jul 08, 2024Jul 15, 2024Hold: St Thomas, USVI* to St Thomas, USVI*
Aug 01, 2024Oct 31, 2024Unavailable: Unavailable to Unavailable

Shangri La Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter. Inquire for lowest rate.
Low price: $25,200
(normal rate)
High price: $27,500
(normal rate)

Shangri La Special Offer!
Discount: 10%!
Offer: 10% discount on the standard charter rate for Shangri La including Thanksgiving charter. Special can not be combined with other specials. New bookings only.
Old price: $25,200 - $27,500 / week
New price: $22,680 - $24,750 / week (Save: $2,520 - $2,750 / week)
Minimum nights: 5
Travel before: Dec/17/2023

Season2 Pax3 Pax4 Pax5 Pax6 Pax
2023/24 Winter$25,500$26,000$26,500$27,000$27,500
2024 Summer$25,500$26,000$26,500$27,000$27,500
2024/25 Winter$25,500$26,000$26,500$27,000$27,500

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.

Shangri La Special Offer 2!
Holiday Special
Offer: Shangri La is offering Christmas 2023 charter at their regular seasonal rate and New Year's 2023/2024 charter with just 15% above the standard rate. This exclusive deal cannot be combined with other offers.
Minimum nights: 7
Travel between: Dec/18/2023 - Jan/06/2024

ADDITIONAL RATE DETAILS


CURRENT SPECIAL: 10% will be discounted from the standard charter rate for charters started and completed between 11/18/23 and 12/17/23 - including Thanksgiving charters. The charter must be booked after 10/03/23, have a minimum of 5 nights and cannot be in conjunction with any other specials for the discount to apply.

HOLIDAY SPECIAL: Christmas charters are offered at the standard seasonal rate and New Years charters at 15% above the standard seasonal rate. The charter must be booked and completed before 1/07/2023. This special cannot be combined with other offers.

​​BVI COMPLIANCE FOR THE 2023/2024 SEASON:
Cruising Grounds: ​​British Virgin Islands & U.S. Virgin Islands
​Pick Up/Drop Off: St. Thomas or Tortola
Yacht: BVI-Based
Crew: Permanent Annual Work Permits
​BVI Customs & Cruising Permit Fees: Included

MINIMUM NIGHTS: 5
For 6 night charters, divide weekly rate by 7 nights X 6 nights. For 5 nights or less, divide weekly rate by 6 nights X number of nights.

SLEEP ABOARD: Available for half of the daily rate. Includes boarding after 4pm, snacks, welcome cocktails & continental breakfast. Dinner ashore is additional. Select option upon booking. EXCLUDES: Christmas and New Year´s weeks.

FULL-BOARD 7 & 8 PAX OPTION RATES
7@$28,950 | 8@$29,800

HALF-BOARD OPTION
7 nights ($150 off per person) - Includes 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 3 dinners aboard - with all other meals to be taken ashore at client expense
2@$25,200 | 3@$25,550 | 4@$25,900 | 5@$26,250 | 6@$26,600 | 7@$28,950 | 8@$29,800

LOCAL FARE OPTION
7 nights ($75 off per person) - Includes: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 6 dinners. Requires 2 lunches and 1 dinner ashore at client expense.
2@$25,350 | 3@$25,775 | 4@$26,200 | 5@$26,625 | 6@$27,050 | 7@$29,475 | 8@$30,400

** The chef occupies the mid-ship crew bunk and the captain occupies the port aft queen cabin. With approval, the captain will move to the mid-ship crew bunk for the additional rate plus a relocation fee $1,000 giving guests 4 queen cabins. Inquire for details.

CHRISTMAS/NEW YEARS
6 pax or less:
CHRISTMAS 2023: 1-6 pax @ $33,000, 7 night minimum. Christmas must end by 12/26.
NEW YEARS 2023: 1-6 pax @ $34,000, 7 night minimum. New Years must start no earlier than 12/28.
7-8 pax:
CHRISTMAS 2023: 1-8 pax @ $36,000, 7 night minimum. Christmas must end by 12/26.
NEW YEARS 2023: 1-8 pax @ $37,000, 7 night minimum. New Years must start no earlier than 12/28.

Shangri La Guest Reviews

April 2023

TC & Julia, Thank you so much for such an amazing week! You both really knocked out of the park…a grand salami…a no hitter and any other superlative! Every facet of the charter was great. The late(-ish) night talking was the icing on the cake. It was really a pleasure and honor to get to know you both and share in this thing called life. Thank you so much!

April 2023

Dear TC & Julia,

Thank you for the most amazing charter! Our whole family had the best time and each one of us has our own special reasons. TC - thank you for being such a capable and smart and safe captain. Your seaworthiness combined with your ability to crack nonstop 12 year old humor made for nonstop laughs. Julia - thank you for providing the most delicious meals! The food and service was out of this world and beyond my wildest expectations. Thank you also for your wildlife knowledge. You are an amazing woman and it was a pleasure to be with you this week.

April 2023

“Riding Dirty” - TC Thank you for an awesome charter. I’d really like to come again! I am trying to convince my parents!

April 2023

TC and Julia, Thank you for an amazing time. This has been my favorite vacation ever. I can’t wait to see you guys again. Thanks for the amazing cooking Julia, and for all the laughs TC.

April 2023

BEST EVER! Very fun, great trip. Loved everywhere we went and everything we saw. TC & Julia were the best ever. Love them for everything they did. This is one for the books.
5 Star Julia

April 2023

TC and Julia are the best, thank you so much y’all are the best. I’ve not done this in 10 years and you made it so much better than the first. TC, you’ve been the best captain and friend. Julia you’ve been the best chef, always making the perfect food and snacks.
PS. You make the best dad jokes.

April 2023

This was one of the best trips I’ve ever taken. TC was an amazing captain and made the experience so much better, and he is really funny. Julia was an amazing cook, as well, and was super fun to hang out with. The trip was planned out really nicely and we all had a great time. WE LOVE TC <3

April 2023

Thank you for having us! The food was amazing, even though I had a bunch of grilled cheeses.

April 2023

Thank you so much for having us! It was so much fun, I loved the snorkeling!

April 2023

I love the quote on this page, “Don’t Worry, Be Happy.” Being on Shangri La, I can truly say I have been able to let go of worries & felt so happy during my week here in the Virgin Islands. Thank you Capt. TC & Chef Julia for creating such a wonderful trip, delicious food, sharing your knowledge and being such gracious hosts!! Hopefully the Sabbagh-Keyses family can return again to another charter with you both soon.

March 2023

Shangri La has become my favorite place on the water. Truly, it has felt like home from Day 1. Captain TC and Chef Julia have been wonderful! They have been attentive to every wish and desire during your sailing cruise. They have shared their experiences and knowledge to make this the best trip we could ever dream of. The memories and feelings we take home with us will always be with us. And hopefully, if we are very lucky, we will call Shangri La home again on another sailing trip! Thank you TC & Julia for sharing your paradise with us!

March 2023

Dear Julia & TC and your Beautiful Vessel

Thank you for showing us such an unbelievable time in our first visit to these majestic islands. Your hospitality was over the top and allowed us to relax and unwind quickly. The meals were spot on and catered to our family’s likes so well. We never went hungry yet always waited for the next feeding time with anticipation! Of particular note were the crab bites, banana bread, shrimp pasta, s’mores pie and can’t forget the looney Leprechauns. We prioritize experiences for our family and seek out adventure as a way to teach our kids about the world, other cultures, and ways of life. This week met all of those criteria and we thank you for taking the time to teach, explain, and tell your stories. It was impactful for the kids to observe the simpler life and gain a healthy respect for the seas! And it in fact inspired Jake to come down and become a Christmas Cove Pizza delivery guy! You may bump into him here in a few years!Thanks again for an amazing week full of many lasting memories. Truly grateful!

March 2023

Captain TC & Chef Julia,

Shangri La…”A remote, beautiful, imaginary place where life approaches perfection, Utopia!” But you guys brought Utopia to life for us. And we followed a boat “Memory Makes” - you truly created lifetime memories for us that we will always smile warmly as we recall. And another boat “Chillax” - you created an environment where we could renew our batteries for life’s next big adventure. Julia’s meals were superb but it was more the care and love she put into their detailed preparation that showed. TC - you made us feel safe and not awkward. Nothing was too much trouble as you accommodated every wish and you’re a funny whoa. We couldn’t wish for a better time and crew. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!

March 2023

Capt. TC & Julia

Thank you for sharing your boat with us and treating us to the most incredible Virgin Islands sailing vacation. You truly showed us the main of the islands while treating us like queens. Julia, your cooking was beyond amazing. Every meal was beyond delicious. We are in awe and you both treated us to a vacation of our dreams. Thank you for sharing with us your incredible knowledge, style, grace, incredible organization and your beautiful home. We are honored and so grateful to know this special part of the world and hope to come back again one day!

February 2023

Thank you TC and Julia for a trip of a lifetime! The British VI’s were straight out of a dream, and better than I could have ever imagined! Julia’s food was better than any 5-star restaurant and TC and his jokes could entertain for days. Thank you for showing us parts of the world we never thought we could see. Your hospitality was better than anything we could have imagined. Pictures do not do justice and we will never forget this week! Thank you for taking us ions this adventure and all you did to make it so special. The night at Foxy’s was one we won’t forget too!

January 2023

We had a lovely time aboard Shangri La. It was a the perfect getaway from the January weather. The staff were friendly and attentive while being able to read when privacy was wanted. We always felt safe and comfortable. All of the meals were amazing. We are excited to try to recreate those delicious desserts. Thank you for taking such great care of us and allowing us to make some great memories. It was an enjoyable experience for everyone!

January 2023

The Shangri La is a beautiful, pristine boat. Our time aboard was relaxing and time to spend with friends. The sunsets and rainbows were beautiful. The hiking trails on St. John Island provide nice vistas of the landscape and up close encounters of the wildlife. The snorkeling and paddle boarding in the beautiful waters is amazing! The meals prepared by chef Julia were amazing! Capt. TC and Chef Julia were very attentive during our stay on the Shangri La. Sailing is definitely the way to experience these beautiful Islands!

January 2023

Our 3 day trip on Shangri La was wonderful. We had nice weather, pretty sunsets, sea turtle sightings, fun boat rides and we even traveled with the sails up once. Julia is an amazing chef - awesome meals and desserts. - certainly 5-star! TC knows the history of the islands and has a great sense of humor. They both have so much experience - this boat runs like a well oiled machine. TC and Julia wait on you hand and foot and will do anything they can to make your trip more enjoyable. Bless her heart, even made me different meat options with dinners. We had a fabulous time. I’ll highly recommend TC & Julia to our friends. Best of luck!

Love,

Gannon & Amanda

December 2022

Happy New Year! Much love from the Kirkland Family. It is truly difficult to even put into words how absolutely incredible this week has been! TC & Julia are the BEST. Y’all came up with a perfect itinerary for us novices and managed to skirt the weather and crowds perfectly so that we felt just enough away from the riff riff while join gin in a tiny bit! Let’s see…Julia’s painkillers were by far the best, but we did enjoy sampling all the ones at Soggy Dollar, Gertrude’s, One Love, Bitter End, Foxy’s and the Willy T! Our little jaunt to Bubbly Pool and the new Jost Van Dyke signage was really cute…New Year at Bitter End, followed by Cooper Island and Norman Island all bookended by Christmas Cove. Snorkeling was incredible, especially the Indians - Wow! Actually, really sailing to St. John was fabulous. Millie and I loved going over every meal including happy hours and desserts. I am sorry none of us but me could finish it all but Julia - truly, your cooking is the best I’ve ever had. All of it! The two of you spoiled us rotten, I’ve not spent a week this pampered in my whole life, and we - well I - needed it. I cannot wait to come backhand let y’all just take us to your favorite spots. Lastly, from me, this week would NOT have been as special with anyone else but the two of y’all. We love you both and know our home in Nashville is open to y’all anytime!

December 2022

To sunsets and Painkillers…to Chicken Hasselhoff and Cocoa Lopez…to guitar solos, and Rock & Roll Saxophone! Thank you Julia & TC for the trip of a lifetime! The Shangri La and the Islands are a nice canvas, but you guys paint the masterpiece. I’m starting ’23 fat and spoiled. I’ll report back whether that’s a good thing or a bad thing.


Happy New Year and Many Thanks,

December 2022

I could tell you the last time I felt this peaceful. I loved our activities - the snorkeling spots and beach bars. More than anything, though, I was just happy being. For the 5 of us to get to just enjoy the beauty of the islands had to offer is truly so special. TC & Julia, you made this trip so wonderful and relaxing! Thank you!

Love,

Millie

December 2022

Y’all are amazing. It’s honestly weird to think back on this week because it went by so fast, but in such a laid back and relaxed way that it feels like it was all one day. The food could not have been any better. I apologize for eating like a fiver year old some days. Haha! I will remember you both forever and will be quoting TC for the rest of my life. Next time I come, I will work on not keeping you up all night…

December 2022

It was a wonderful stay - thank y’all for putting up with our crazy family. Y’all are awesome and there was never a dull moment on this trip, and I would not change a thing.

November 2022

TC & Julia - Wow…what an incredible adventure!!! Thank you for the exciting trip, far exceeding our expectations. Great food, great conversation, great excursions, …mixed with a few beautiful “medium” hikes. Julia, thank you fo your 5 star fare, wonderful drink creations & morning coffee!! We couldn’t be around here longer, spoiled by your incredible cooking, and still fit through those passageways. TC, thank-you for your attention to every detail, great story telling, and guidance to beautiful bays and exciting bars. We are leaving this beautiful place with our hearts, souls and stomachs overflowing with gratitude for making this the trip of a lifetime.

With Our Best,
Marci Pressley & Jack Herr

November 2022

TC & Julia - Thank you for a special vacation week on the Shangri La! The experience exceeded all expectations. One of the top vacations of our lives. Julia, you “5 Star” chef skills are superb. Every meal was gourmet with excellent presentation. We couldn’t wait for the next meal. We’re glad we brought expandable, oversized clothing. TC, you are an excellent captain, and very entertaining with your 7 character impression…and counting. When we come back, we’re expecting to hear a New England accent. Keep working Keep working those debating skills, they a surpassed by none. Both of your knowledge is impressive about the islands, trails, saline, various bays, restaurants, snorkeling areas, etc. You are a great team!!! When you come to Cape Cod, please look us up. We loved getting to know you.

November 2022

TC & Julia - What a memorable vacation aboard Shangri La, celebrating a couple of 60th birthdays - thank-you! We loved all of your recommendations both on shore and on the water. We shared some great sunrises and a spectacular sunset on the last night. Julia, you are an amazing chef! Each meal, appetizer and dessert was worthy of five stars both in taste and presentation. You certainly have a gift and we have the expanded waistlines to prove it! TC, you are an am captain, bartender…and fun entertainment. Thank you for keeping us safe and showing us around some of your favorite spots in the USVI. Both of you are welcome to join us in Maine - anytime!

July 2022

From the moment we stepped on the boat, we didn’t have to worry about a thing. We really won the lottery with TC and Julia! All our needs and wants were well attended and it made for a very relaxing week. TC took us to all the Mose beautiful places around the island. Lots of gorgeous views and great snorkeling - truly incredible to see! Julia’s cooking is AH-mazing. I can hardly fit into any of the clothes I brought aboard. We never went hungry or thirsty! Thank you for a memorable week. It was everything we needed and more!

The Boothby Family

June 2022

What can we say - you saved our vacation! We are so thankful for your willingness to scoop us up last minute and show us such a wonderful time - we are truly grateful to have the opportunity to sail with you and are so happy we were able to experience such a lovely time. The food was excellent, the ride comfortable and peaceful, and the experience phenomenal. It was just what we needed and we couldn’t feel more relieved, gracious, and at peace having spent the last week with you! Thank you!!

Danielle & Michah

April 2022

TC & Julia - It’s so hard to put into words how wonderful this trip was! From the food, the laughs, swimming with turtles, beautiful sunsets, shooting stars and top class hospitality…our trip would not have been what it was without the two of you!! Thank you for caring as much as you do! And next time, we’ll bring Alicia’s sippy cup. :-)

Ben & Alicia
Joey & Tiffany

March 2022

To Captain TC & Julia - Sometimes it’s not about the journey or the destination…but about the people you meet along the way. Six friends came together to escape the stress of life in a truly beautiful place; but we quickly realized that it wasn’t the beauty of the islands or the sea that made this trip so completely amazing. It was both of you!! TC, your concern for our group’s safety and comfort was always always your number one concern! You are an amazing captain and I think we’ll all be laughing at your “character voices” and funny jokes for years to come. You started as our captain and quickly turned into a friend. Julia, Julia, Julia…your cooking is out of this world! Absolutely everything you made us was something you’d expect at a 5-Star restaurant. Your passion and love for cooking is displayed in every meal you make. The offer still stands to come to Michigan. :-). Thank you for your hospitality, your friendship and for 7 days on the water that none of us will ever forget! You guys are the best!!

The Michigan Crew
The Ross’, The Miller’s, The Irwins

March 2022

To Captain TC and Julia we’d like to say thank-you for allowing us a glimpse of your life aboard the Shangri La. We had a fabulous time and enjoyed seeing things above and below the water that were fascinating and memorable to us. By the amount of work that you both put into our cruise, we realize that this is more than a job for you and Al and I will remember this trip for a long time. We consider you friends and we thank you so much for the experience.

Sincerely,
Al & Betty Damiani

“The greatest experiences you will ever have in life, are just on the other side of fear.”
~Captain TC Carter
Our greatest experience was on the other side of the plane ride to the Shangri La! Thank you so much for a week of wonderful time, and food! Muchas Gracias! It was wonderful, and all I can say is you guys made our vacation very unique and exciting. Julia’s food amazing, TC entertaining amazing. 100% wonderful experience. God Bless you

Sandra & Al Gillis

February 2022

Well what a magical week we have had on board Shangri La! We have done our fair share of bareboating and cruising and truly cannot remember a better experience. We got to do all the things we love – sailing, snorkeling, fishing and even got to experience the most incredible sunrise of my life. The food was delicious, fresh, well prepared, homemade seasonings and nerves and made with love by our chef Julia. TC was the consummate host - attentive, warm focused on providing a perfect day! Most importantly we laughed and laughed and laughed. We have made new friends with Julia and TC… And will be back to try and replicate this magical week. We leave refreshed and with our souls a little lighter than when we arrived.

February 2022

Rise - Breakfast - Play - Read - Lunch - Play - Appetizer - Play - Dinner - Rest - Repeat

God was I in need of a vacation - and you guys delivered. The food, the sights, the accents were all just so amazing! There is really nothing like beautiful scenery and good company! Thank you!

Izzy

Sun - Sea - Yacht - Wee…had the perfect recharge to balance two years of COVID restrictions. What 7 days in Nature’s Paradise can do to revive and bless the eyes with beauty. The venue is nothing short of amazing. Julia and Captain TC, thank you for the endless, delicious, creative and stunning meals and dishes, and playlists. Your smiles and banter created inclusive energy and good vibes 24/7. We look forward to the repeat soon!! Endless thanks!

Caroline, Roger, Izzy & Luci

February 2022

It is hard to find the right collection of words to describe our stay on Shangri La. It has truly been an unforgettable experience that will go down as the best vacation I’ve ever been on. Beautiful scenery, ample family time, peak relaxation, unbelievable food, laughs, new friends… the list goes on. TC and Julia were a pleasure to be around and by the end of the week it felt as if we were one big family. Cheers to a remarkable week and experience.

February 2022

God was I I need of a vacation and you guys delivered. The food, the sights, the accents were all just amazing! There is really nothing like beautiful scenery and good company.

February 2022

The Crew, Capt TC and Chef Julia were fabulous, very friendly and welcoming. Both of them were very knowledgeable in their areas. We had an issue with the generator and it was handled well. The crew quickly devised an alternate plan to keep us entertained during the repair. I felt the the quality of the accommodations and food were wonderful. The Shangri La is beautiful and very comfortable and Julia’s food and presentation were fabulous. Both Capt TC and Chef Julia were very professional, but also very approachable and friendly. I felt very comfortable and confident with both of them. Since I was lucky enough to be a guest on the cruise I can not comment on the value of the cost of the trip. I do feel very lucky to have been included in Cathy’s birthday celebration though . I don’t think I can say enough about Chef Julia’s cuisine. It was not only delicious, but absolutely beautifully presented. She worked tirelessly and everything she did was wonderful. Coming from the snowy Midwest it would not take much of a change of climate to make me happy, but the beautiful Virgin Islands never fail to impress with it’s beauty. I think everyone was happy with the water sport options on the boat. Snorkeling was very popular. The floating pad was used and the paddle board was tried. Overall it was a great experience.

TC and Julia really helped make the trip very enjoyable. They both worked so hard, but were so friendly and attentive to all of our desires and needs. I can’t think of one most memorable highlight. The entire trip was such a gift. TC was so entertaining and yet very in tune with his duties on the boat. He handled the day to day running of it with knowledge and handled the problems without causing any stress to us who did know know about the workings of a boat. Julia is just wonderful. She is an artist in the kitchen, but also helped with the boat without missing a beat. Both of them worked constantly to make us have a fabulous trip. They are both great assets to your company.

One other note. We caused a delay to the start of the trip. Because of an airline delay, we missed our connection to St Thomas. This meant that we could not get there until the next day. Capt TC and Julia altered their planned schedule to allow for our delay and still entertained the group that had arrived on time. We appreciated their efforts and their ability to switch up their plans to allow for the change.

February 2022

We have all had a fabulous time with you both. TC you are a great captain. You make sailing look so easy and you managed the boat so well. You were also beyond entertaining. I think you have moved from second to the best captain in the islands. Julia you are so talented in the kitchen. Not only in your delicious food, but it is all so beautiful. You are an artist in the kitchen. We will all remember our time with you both, but wish it could have been longer. Thank you for all your efforts in making it a wonderful time.

The Rheiner Family

February 2022

Sun, sea, yacht, wee..ha! This was the perfect recharge to balance 2 years of COVID restrictions. What 7 days in nature paradise can do to revive and bless the eyes with beauty. The venue was nothing shot of amazing. Julia and Capt. TC thank you for the endless delicious creative and stunning meals and drinks. Your smiles created inclusive energy and good vibes 24/7. We look forward to the repeat soon! Endless thanks!

January 2022

What a week. A sizably round of applause to our two hosts - Julia and TC - who created a sublime environment for our family to disconnect, and reconnect with ourselves, each-other, and the beauty around us. Julia and TC - your hospitality was unending, and our trip wouldn’t have been complete without you. Here’s to the next journey together.

Sam Polito

January 2022

Julia and TC,

Beautiful, amazing, relaxing, stunning and delicious don’t seem to cover it! As you have read in the prior few pages - this has been a perfect experience for our family! A better birthday present could not be had. Indeed, these are lifetime experiences that will forever be remembered! I thank you!!

Mark Leiss

January 2022

We have all had a fabulous time with you both. TC you are a great captain. You make sailing look so easy and you managed the boat so well. You were also beyond entertaining. I think you have moved from second to the next captain in the islands.

Julia you are so talented in the kitchen. Not only is your food delicious, but it is all so beautiful. You are an artist in the kitchen. We will all remember our time with you both, but wish it could have been longer. Thank you for all your efforts making it a wonderful time.

January 2022

I guess my whole family is going to take up this book now and I already wrote one for the family, but decided I needed to write one from just me too. As a busy college student who stares at her computer all day and night as a computer science student, I never really get the chance to unplug. I don’t think I’ve ever read as much as I have this week, and it’s been amazing. I really do love to read, and I just never have the time. Three books in one week is a new record! I can’t say I’m looking forward to the 4 degree weather that awaits me in Boston, but I will forever remember this amazing trip. Thank you for everything.

Avery Leiss

January 2022

“Sounds of the wind or sounds of the sea make me happy happy just to be me” June Polis
This little poem sums it up - We all really appreciated the time on Shangri La tp “just be.” I think we didn’t even realize how everyday life crowds out time to sit and think, and watch and observe nature. The sky, the sea and each other. Being able to do all of that while being completely spoiled and taken care of by TC and Julia was truly special and made it an experience we won’t forget. TC immediately made us feel welcome as did Julia (except for on the mat) :-) They both let us know what the basic daily structure would be and other than that, let everyone to choose how to spend their time. The family could all relax and give it up to the expertise all around in captaining the boat, and in offering us one delicious meal or snack after the next. I truly enjoyed the whole experience and will miss you guys when we leave. Thanks for making the week the absolute best!

Jamie Leiss

January 2022

It is hard to find the right collection of words to describe our stay on the Shangri La. It has truly been an unforgettable experience that will go down as the best vacation I have ever been on. Beautiful scenery, ample family time, peak relaxation, unbelievable food, laughs, new friends…the list goes on. TC and Julia were a pleasure to be around and by the end of the week it felt as if we were on big family. Cheers to a remarkable week and experience

Ted Polito
(aka 1-6)

January 2022

Julia and TC.

Beautiful, amazing, relaxing, stunning and delicious don’t seem to convey. As you have read in a few pages, this has been a perfect experience for our family! A better birthday present could not be had.

January 2022

Amazing.
Incredible.
Outstanding.
10 out of 10!

Julia and Captain TC are fabulous hosts.
We have been pampered and feted like never before.

Julia’s culinary skills are off-the-charts…each meal is perfect.
And she is such a lovely person…warm and inviting.

TC is a great Captain.
Safely getting us to the perfect place each day…sharing the history and stories of those places…and making sure we are safe and well-cared for.

In the hospitality business, it’s difficult to be nice to everyone…let alone being nice 24 hours a day for a week…but Julia and TC made it look effortless.

A GREAT experience.
We WILL be back!

January 2022

Thanks for an incredible week! Getting the family together in this beautiful part of the world was incredibly special for us. Very sad to be leaving to go home to the cold and snow, but with great memories to see us through to the next time!

The Hermann Family

January 2022

We can say with great certainty that this is one of the best vacations we have ever had. How nice it was to unplug and enjoy the fresh, warm air as opposed to the single digit temperature we have at home. Both TC and Julia were more them wonderful; TC with his impeccable captaining, dancing, and stories, and Julia with her amazing meals, knowledge of reef life. We truly are so grateful for the amazing company you brought us this week and the beautiful sights you’ve shared. Sorry about all the mess...next time we´ll bring our own paper towels.

December 2022

Wow! What a magical week we have had on the Shangri La! We have done our fair share of bare-boating and cruising and truly cannot remember a better experience. We got to do all of the things we love - sailing, snorkeling, fishing and even got to see the most incredible sunrise of my life. The food was delicious - fresh, well prepared, homemade seasonings and herbs made with love by our boat mama (aka Julia.). TC was the consulate host - attentive, warm, and focused on providing the perfect day. Most importantly, we laughed and laughed and laughed! We have made new friends in Julia and TC…and will be back to try and recreate this magical week. We leave refreshed and with our souls a little lighter than when we arrived.

Curren & Ashley

New years 2021- Lets Play Two

The trip was great. And the crew (TC & Z) were absolutely amazing. TC really knew his stuff, about the islands, sailing, and the boat, and was super focused on ensuring we were enjoying ourselves! Z´s cooking was amazing - she really did a great job exceeding expectations and surprising us with meals everyday, which is not easy given the closed quarters. and they really made us feel comfortable aboard the ship. I would 1 million % charter with this crew again - they were awesome. The boat itself was very clean and did not ´feel´ 4 years old.
Best,
Rob

March 2021- From Lets Play Two

Dear TC $ Suzanne
Start to finish…best vacation ever! Your hospitality is unmatched. You made us feel so
comfortable in a setting we’re not used to. We rate the food a solid 10/10. A floating 5 star,
all-inclusive resort! Your kindness and passion for this lifestyle show clearer than the water.
Our activities were very enjoyable - we always had something to do…from snorkeling to
sub-0winging. Thank you lots for the funny accents, jokes, and the entire Caribbean
experience. We hate to leave, but we’re excited to see you guys next year!
-Jeff, Jordan, Avery & Dylan

March 2021- From Lets Play Two

TC & Suzanne
We had trouble coming up with the right words to describe the amazing trip we had with you.
We know we aren’t the most normal family…Our family members being an amputee, one with
seizures, one that loves the water, and one who is a workaholic. You all took care of us from
the moment we stepped out of the cab. Your genuine kindness, respect and fun-loving nature
made this the trip of a lifetime (and we have taken a lot of trips!). The food, the drinks, the fun -
amazing! The only downside is the expectation of the food delivery and prettiness :-) Thanks
for beating Gavin up on the tube. Grace will be talking about her fruit punch from the captain
for a long time! We will definitely be back to find you both in the future, so please stay in touch.
Thanks for caring about all of us. No detail was left undone. Thanks for the memories! We
love you both!
-Jeff, Elizabeth, Grace & Gavin (Casper)

July 2021- From Lets Play Two

My family and I just spent a great week with TC and Suzanne on Let’s Play Two. In my business, we always hear the complaints, reasonable and unreasonable, but rarely the compliments. It’s always good to find areas for improvement but I also like to know who’s doing a great job. Those people are the lifeblood of our company and they aren’t easy to replace.

Both Suzanne and Terry were fantastic. Boating can look easy but it’s not. They made it seem effortless. Their relaxed demeanor just made everything better but I could tell that no detail was overlooked. My wife has a food allergy, but Suzanne had no trouble working around it. I’ve had great meals in great restaurants but her food was consistently as good and usually better, pretty amazing on a boat.

I think you have something pretty special with those two. We had a great time and look forward to doing it again soon.

-David

July 2021 Broker provided- From Lets Play Two

Name: Christine
Yacht: Let´s Play Two with Terry & Suzanne
Charter Dates: 07/19/2021 to 07/25/2021
Area Cruised: St. Thomas - USVI
Overall Rating: 5/5

1. Was the crew friendly and accommodating?
Extremely

2. Was the yacht comfortable and clean?
Yes

3. Was the yacht well ventilated?
Yes

4. Was the food good and well presented?
Amazing

5. Did you like the area you sailed?
Yes

6. Additional comments on your charter?
Our trip was absolutely amazing. Terry and Suzanne were extremely knowledgeable and made us feel very safe and comfortable. They left no stone unturned and were attentive from 6am to until we went to bed. The food was better than any of the restaurants we tried.

February 2021- From Lats Play Two

Brokers Comments
2/6-2/12
The Boat was clean beautiful as pictured . what I enjoyed was the food and drink. Our Captain was the best he was knowledgeable, friendly, helpful and funny. the itinerary was fantastic and our Chef exceeded all expectations; she was absolutely fabulous the meals was better than most restaurants the crew were such great hosts. We can´t wait to be back

April 2021- From Lets Play Two

With this being our first charter, we had high expectations. After planning for months, we
hoped that we had not an unachievable bar for excellence. We couldn’t be more happy to say
that our week on Let’s Play Two was way better than we imagined! Not only were TC &
Suzanne first-class hosts, the quality and presentation of the food reflected that of a 5-star
restaurant. Our itinerary suited us perfectly, and the steps that were taken to ensure our
comfort were appreciated. We are now heading back to Detroit where we will soon begin
planning our next charter in the VI’s. Thanks for all the memories!!
-Dave Damian & Krista Sohm

July 2021

Thank you for one of the best weeks ever. From the moment we stepped onboard, we were
spoiled for a week. The drinks, food, destinations, and conversations were all the best!
This trip was so perfect for spending time as a family. Thank you for everything!!!
-Keith, Katie, Ellie, William & Annie

July 2021

What an amazing adventure!! Thank you two so much for the amazing. . . well everything. The
food was impeccable, the sites were incredible, and the memories y’all gave us were those to
last a lifetime. Hope to see y’all again soon.
-Brad and Tammie

Thank you! Thank you!
From start to finish, this was a 1st class trip. We have memories that will last a lifetime.
-Matthew and Michelle

Thank you for making our 40th’s such an amazing trip! I look forward to making way more
memories with you guys on the seas.
-Jeffrey

Thank you for an amazing once in a lifetime experience! The hospitality was very much
appreciated. We could not have asked for a better vacation!
-Heidi and Casey

June 2021

This was our long awaited trip due to cover and it was certainly wort the wait! The boat
was pristine the entire trip. The sailing was amazing and every snorkel spot was better than the
last. Amanda’s food was over the top. Special desserts were loved by all, especially the kids.
They will miss the milkshakes, Shirley temples (Graham), and the treats each night on their
beds. Graham can’t thank you enough for going the extra mile for the fishing rod. We will
treasure our special shells from Brewers. So many fun activities. . . paddle boards, wake board,
party mat, endless stories, history, and great recommendations on lunch spots. Any family
would be lucky to have this amazing experience with you all on this gorgeous boat. This is truly
a trip we will never forget with memories to treasure for a lifetime. We hope one day to sail
again with you and hear Captain Keith say “The Pool is Open” and Chef Amanda says “Bon
Appetite.”
Cheers!

Dave, Mindi, Graham, Jane & Kate

June 2021

What a fantastic week its been on the Shangri La with Keith and Amanda! Our family of
five had a wonderful time snorkeling, swimming, sailing, exploring, and of course dining on
fabulous food and delicious cocktails. The ease and pace of life this week was just perfect.
Thank you for all you both did to make this
vacation fantastic!

All the best,
Mike, Alison, Madeline, Laura and Ellie

May 2021

Wow! What an amazing trip we had aboard Shangri La! My wife Carolyn semi-surprised
me with this adventure on my 60th birthday with our three boys John, Chris, and Sam. We
sailed, explored the islands, swam, snorkeled, sub-winged but mostly we ate and were treated
like Kings and Queens! Never before have we been spoiled like this. Chef Amanda’s cooking
was to die for. Every meal and every detail was not only delicious, but it was presented with
grace and style. Plus, a warm and friendly smile!
Captain Keith’s hospitality, local knowledge, and expert seamanship was exceptional.
The boat was kept spotless and ran like a top. Keith’s mixology skills weren’t too shabby either.
Both he and Amanda kept us well hydrated to say the least.
Thank you both for a wonderful vacation. We had a few days away that we will never
forget and I’m sure we’ll be back again to visit this little piece of paradise.
Smooth sailing on your future adventures and I truly hope our paths cross again.

Cheers,
John
Princeton, Mass.

April 2021 - broker provided survey

How was your satisfaction with...

1. Crew Friendliness: Great
2. Crew Knowledge: Great
3. Quality of Service: Great
4. The Professionalism of Crew: Great
5. Value of the Cost + Expenses Charter: OK
6. On-Board Cuisine: Great
7. Destination / Location: Good
8. Variety & Quality of Water-Sports Equipment: Good
9. Overall Satisfaction: Great

What was the most memorable highlight of your yacht charter vacation? The entire Trip was very good.

April 2021

Captain Keith , Chef Amanda,
We have enjoyed our 9 days with you both on Shangri La. It was a memorable holiday for us
and you both were most pleasant, attentive and kind to us all. Thank you for that.
Maybe we see you again.

Chiwawa!
Thank you very much!

Kayhan, Pinar, Omer Karabey
New York/Southampton/Istanbul

Easter 2021

We are wrapping up a wonderful journey, sailing with you and the warm and hospitable
Caribbean Sea. Our Captain has been blessed with good winds, our chef has seduced us with
her culinary musings. Our paths crossed for a few days, full of generosity, thoughtful attention,
and care.

Thank you again for the time shared and a time of gifts. God’s speed on your next journey - the
truth and joy of life is in it. The journey, not the destination.

-The AXXXXX Family

March 2021

As we wind down this unbelievable excursion or shall I say, escape, I’d describe it as a once in
a lifetime experience. So much more than a trip or a vacation. Whether it be fabulous
accommodations (boat - Shangri La itself), the breath taking water and National Park setting, or
the exceptional crew - Captain Keith and Chef Amanda, it truly combined to be the greatest
mentally and emotionally uplifting experience.

The memories we have made will with stay with us forever - the laughs, the conversations, the
sailing! The snorkeling, the tubing!!

Captain Keith and Chef Amanda were there at every turn making sure we had any and all we
needed and were enjoying every moment. Many thanks to you both!
We hope to make it aboard again!!

Melanie and Lee
-Nashville, TN

March 2021

We had an extraordinary experience! Fabulous service, Captain Keith and Chef Amanda always
present and filling our wishes from our minds “even my strange habits of coffee with nonfat
milk and non flat” water. Chef Amanda always on the go preparing the most delicious dishes.
Captain Keith always up for some fun! Thank you for taking care of the kids and allowing them
to have the time of their life!

“I am not a woman of words, but being a German, I mean what I say and keep to my words
and promises.”

-Edina, David, & Luke


Great time!!! Loved the drinks! Would come again.
-Barron (age 10)

March 2021

We had an amazing week on Shangri La! Captain Keith and Chef Amanda kept us safe and full!
Amanda’s cooking was amazing. Everything was delicious. The challenge of feeding 7
individuals with very different tastes was not an easy task!
Every day was a new adventure. Captain Keith made sure that we had just what we needed.
Three generations together on the Shangri La will long be remembered by all!
Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!

Feb 2021

Our first family boat trip and Wow, it blew away any expectation. Captain Keith and Chef Amanda are incredible. With a vegan and one picky eater, they made sure every meal was catered to each person’s liking. The food is 5 star! Mahi mahi, pad Thai, Caribbean chicken salad and desserts that never stopped! Plenty of activities and Capt. Keith always happy to do anything at any time. He picks the perfect locations and ensures everyone is happy! Daily drinks (especially the painkillers) and afternoon snacks were a hit. Always refreshing and very tasty! Capt. Keith and Amanda never stop moving, never stop caring for our experience. They are the ultimate hosts! Always building interesting conversation and full of local information. We could not have asked for a better family trip and assure you we will be back! Thank you thank you for the wonderful memories we will forever cherish!
All the best, Tim, Leslie, Quinlyn, Timothy and Luke

Jan 2021

I have decided to call our experience on Shangri La “The Ritz Carlton” of charter boats! Keith
and Amanda are extremely attentive and intuitive to guests. The boat reminded me of being on
a Disney Cruise because of the constant cleaning they do! They keep the boat very organized
and do all the tidying up for you. We will have very special memories from the trip and thank
Keith and Amanda for their kind hospitality!
Food & Drinks: 10/10
Favorites: Fish Tacos, Pad Thai & Rum Punch
-Ashley & Lance

Feb 2021

Kade and I had an amazing adventure on the beautiful Shangri La. Keith and Amanda treated
us like royalty and made sure we had a very custom and uniquely catered experience. We
loved every minute of our time on this boat, and can’t wait to come back. Thank you Keith,
Amanda and Shangri La for a trip we will never forget!
Much Love,
Corey & Kade

Jan 2021

Just finished an amazing breakfast of eggs, bacon swirls, grits, French toast, and mom’s.
Listening to Jerry Jeff Walker. . . trying to extend our trip as long as possible before we start
packing.
We had the most amazing trip. So many memories. The most amazing scenery. Celebrating
two milestone birthdays. Incredible food and drink, but the most memorable part of our journey
was our amazing crew, Captain Keith and Chef Amanda, thank you for everything.
Always sailing, always upbeat. Right by our side the whole time.
It’s always about the people. Always.
Thank you for everything. Especially for the cool peppermint cloths. Those were amazing.
Hope to see you again soon. If you are ever in Austin, look us up.
Best,
Allan & Maria

2020/Amanda

Amanda,
On behalf of our group, we want to thank you for a truly amazing experience. Honestly, it was the best vacation we´ve ever had, and much/most can be attributed to you. Everyone felt safe every minute thanks to your skills a competencies. The food was fantastic! You anticipated every one of our needs, stopping a t nothing to find and keep our beer supply stocked. Thank you so much and we hope to be lucky enough to sail with you again soon!
-Kim & Mark

We felt so secure and cared for. What a fine experience to have met you. Thank you, thank you. Bon Voyage!
-Lynn & John

February 2020/Amanda

Thank you so much for a great week of food, sailing, sun, snorkeling, sand, rum, etc. Your hospitality and friendliness helped bring all of us together for an experience that far exceeded our expectations. Thanks again!
-John & Mariya

Thank you for your overwhelming kindness & generosity & hospitality during our trip with you. Most of all thanks for creating memories of a lifetime!!!
-Jennifer & Trip

We had such a wonderful time with you, what a great time! The boat was amazing and you made our trip so special as I was celebrating a 50th birthday! We would do another trip with you any day!
-Sonja & Dave

You took such great care of us and are a lot of fun! Loved Amanda´s cooking, i´ll miss it. Yummy!! Good luck in all of your sailing!
-Sanda & Dave

February 2020/Amanda

Amanda,
You made our adventures onboard memories that will be on ´the best´ list for a lifetime! Amanda, your creativity from the galley reflected exactly how hard you are constantly working, but you do it with ease, style and grace, making us feel so cared for. You were a blessing to each of us in every way. We are leaving truly blessed.
-Cliff & Rebecca

Valentine´s week 2020/Amanda

Amanda,
Thank you for t he incredible adventure to the BVI. You made the week amazing with food, stories, information about the area and planning each day to perfection. I loved every second!
-Cyndie

Amanda,
Best sail ever! Best week ever! Best food ever!
Loved every moment with you! So nice to do nothing. Blessings to you and your future. Come see us!
-Gary and Karen

BEYOND SPOLIED!
You made us feel like royalty! From the food, the chats, the adventures, and the service! Beyond lovely! May you enjoy many blessings.
-Z & T

June 2019

Dear AJ and Captain Keith
Thank you for showing us such an amazing time and unforgettable adventure. You made our trip so special. your kindness and caring nature shone through like sunshine. We loved all of the beautiful places and delicious food. we have been more spoiled thank you again for making us feel like family. Hope to see you sooner than latter . Next time maybe with out kiddos or not! later Man.
- Cari & Sam

June 2019

we spent an amazing week with best friend and 2 new friends Captain and AJ. We are so truly blessed to experience this amazing 7 days together, from meeting the best cooker in the BVI to some of the best snorkeling @ virgin Gorda. We are so truly blessed to not only experience the love and friendship we have is rare. Such incredible memories we will cherish forever #nauti krew
-Jay,Kendra,Tuisa,Nickand Amanda
´For many are invited, but few are chosen´
happy Bday KC

June 2019

Finding the right words to express our thoughts and emotions is going to be tough. We come aboard thinking this would be an awesome vacation but during the course of our journey we discovered 2 people that will live in or hearts forever! You both have such a heart for making people feel comfortable, happy and above all LOVED! You know the perfect route for us to discover these islands. perfect pace, never felt rushed. The cooking was beyond incredible. The drinks always flowing. Euphoria is an amazing home on the water . Could not have asked for a better vacation. I than god that our paths crossed. Love you both.
-Amy.Ali,Hali &Lucy

June 2019

There aren´t enough thank you to convey our gratitude. You were completely responsible for making James 50th celebration a week that will not be surpassed. Your constant care and kindness absolutely made the trip! from exceptional meals, cocktails(just a few),excursions, attention to every detail, you plan and execute the most amazing experience. We are amazingly grateful and imagine that one day we get to enjoy another adventure led by you. This was truly the best week ever!
many , many thanks yours
nav go take naps!
-Sullie,James,Reanst,Julie&John

June 2019

AJ & Captain Keith
Wow what a week! I enjoyed everything ,food, diving and getting to know you guys. I cannot say enough about the food, every meal was awesome. The diving was incredible. Hope to see you guys again before you return.
-debra

June 2019

Shit Show 2019
All I can say is wow From the first moment we boarded the beautiful boat captain Keith and AJ. were professional, inviting and a blast to hang with, great conversation ,awesome cocktails and AJ creates culinary masterpieces time and time again. We Cherished our time and look forward to many more to come.
P.S I hope you both have room for some more life long friends! See you soon in Belize, Oklahoma, North Carolina or anywhere else on the planet you want to meet up!

Aka ´Lick´ ´Adonis´ ´Garbage disposal´ etc.

June 2019

Dear AJ & Captain keith
There anent enough words to describe the gratitude we feel towards you two for the making this one of the greatest experiences we´ve had in all of our years of coming here.
You both immediately made us feel like family and the bond we all formed I know will last a lifetime.
Our trip was perfectly planned expertly executed with the most amazing food ever. our cocktails were always full and they truly were better than any beach bar around.
You two are awesome team and are absolute professionals and the best at your craft!!!
Thank you we are leaving here with the best memories that we will never forget.
Until we meet again, Much Love
PS- You must come to visit us ok to.

-Tracy (nutmeg lover)

June 2019

shit show 2019- not a writer but we love you soooooooo much!!!!!
1-you are the best!
2-Can we take you home ?!!!!!
3-Can´t wait to see you again
4-Love you forever and always
- Tracy & Bren

June 2019

shit Show 2019
For whoever is reading this you are about to experience and amazing vacation!! words wont do what is about to happen. Captain Keith and AJ are amazing!!!
To Cap &AJ- love you both and look forward to many more adventures together. You two are such amazing and special people - God blessed this world with with you two!! from wheeler walker to patsy cline- all that needs to be said much love to you both and god bless!!
I will never forget you two nor will my liver!!!
-Nutmeg

June 2019

AJ& Kieth
We want to thank you for bringing back a happy memory for Karen and I and helping us create a new memory with our family. The accommodations the food and the company were all first class. The BVI is a magical place that will hold a special place in our hearts.

-Ruben& Karen

May 2019

Thank you so much for such a wonderful adventure! Dominic and I will always treasure the memories we made here in the BVI and you both helped make it happen. We´ve had an amazing family trip filled with laughter and love. Thank you for being part of it and making it extra special!
PS, Send a cookbook our way when it´s ready!!!!
-Dominic & Erin

May 2019

May you always sail with Euphoria. We so appreciate the great conversations, excellent meals, amazing cocktails and so much more. Our cups truly runneth over. Many thanks to Captain Keith and chef AJ for sharing stories, we will never forget the wonderful time on Euphoria. Amazing trip with amazing people. Thanks you from the depths of our hearts.
- Ruben, Karen, Erin and Dominic

May 2019

Well...what nice things can I say? The Food ?...Mediocre. Service?... Fair. Entertainment>.... much Improvement needed :)
It´s been a lovely cruise... Ke Ke and AJ thanks you doesn´t really cut it but we will say it none the less. Thank you both. A fun filled delicious entertaining and fabulous trip it was. Our only wish would be to be able to spend some more time with you both on Euphoria. Until we meet again. take good care of yourselves. as you did us. You both are little rays of sunshine. We were so lucky to met you both.
-Mike, Anne, Ralph & Cindy

May 2019

There are not more compliments I can give to the most incredible 5 days spent aboard Euphoria to celebrate my 40th Birthday. The Food from AJ the attention to detail, service and sailing from captain Keith was out of this world! We will never forget the moments of this trip and Keith& AJ will be in our hearts forever. If we could we would pack you both up and take you home with us. I Fee so grateful to have had you guide and feed us through this amazing adventure. Than you from bottom of My Heart.
-Sara
PS Thanks for everything Keith and AJ love the trip and your hospitality was amazing!! Cheers Enjoy the lucky hat
-Brian

May 2019

thank you for an amazing vacation adventure & dream trip! You both made us feel like family and wanted guests in your home. I will never forget our time wit you all the amazing food, drinks & laughter.
Please come visit us in Cali. you will always have a place to rest your head and we will share many more laughs, good food and drinks.
Until we meet again.
-Spakle Fish