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YACHT DETAILS

Guests: 6
Cabins:
Crew: 2
Price from: $15,700

Accommodation

Three queen guest cabins with private ensuite electric toilet, dry shower stall and sink. Each cabin is fully air-conditioned for clients comfort. Sorry, crew will not give up 4th guest cabin for client use. Forepeak is available for guests, but please note that it can only be accessed by deck hatch and shares a head with one of the interior cabins. No AC in forepeak.

Forward cockpit accessible thru glass doors in Salon offering flow through ventilation and a beautiful breeze.
Aft cockpit for dining and lounging
Trampoline area for lounging.

Captain Only

2021 CAPTAIN ONLY available in New England @ $15,000.00 plus all expenses.

Amenities

Salon Stereo: Yes
Salon Tv: Yes
Nude: Inq
Crew Pets: No
Pet Type: N/A
Guest Pets: No
Number Of Dvds: Yes
Number Of Cds: Yes
Special Diets: Yes
Kosher: No
Gay Charters: Yes
Crew Smokes: No
Children Ok: Yes
Minimum Child Age: Water safe
Voltages: 110V & 220V

Price Details


GENERAL NOTES:
LESS THAN 7 NIGHT CHARTERS: For 6 nights divide by 7N X 6N. For less than 6 nights, divide by 6N X number of nights.
MINIMUM NIGHTS: 5, inquire for less

If cruising area includes BVI, rates are PLUS permits, licenses and fees which are to be paid by client.


VI CHARTERS available until end of May 2021. Boat will be available in NEW ENGLAND for the summer.

******NEW ENGLAND AVAILABLE JUNE 19 TO SEPT 30TH******
FULL BOARD: 2/$18,500 3/$18,875 4/$19,250 5/$19,625 6/$20,000
HALF-BOARD: 2/$18,200 3/$18,425 4/$18,650 5/$18,875 6/$19,100 Includes 7B, 4L & 3D, other meals ashore at client expense
LOCAL FARE: 2/$18,350 3/$18,650 4/$18,950 5/$19,250 6/$19,550 Includes 7B, 5L & 6D, other meals ashore at client expense
Rates exclude dockage and excessive alcohol consumption.

SLEEP ABOARD: $300 per cabin. 2 cabin minimum. Sleep aboard the night before charter dates. Boarding after 4PM, welcome cocktails, then dinner to be taken ashore at client expense. Includes breakfast the next morning. Sleep aboard may be on a mooring. EXCLUDES: Christmas and New Year's weeks.

HALF-BOARD OPTION- CARIBBEAN: Includes 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 3 dinners, happy hour canapes, standard ships bar and snacks. Other meals ashore at client expense.
[email protected]$15,700 [email protected]$15,925 [email protected]$16,150 [email protected]$16,375 [email protected]$16,600

LOCAL FARE OPTION - CARIBBEAN: Includes 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 6 dinners, happy hour canapes, standard ships bar and snacks. Other meals ashore at client expense.
[email protected]$15,850 [email protected]$16,150 [email protected]$16,450 [email protected]$16,750 [email protected]$17,050

CHRISTMAS/NEW YEARS:
CHRISTMAS: $19,500 1-6 pax, 6 night minimum, must end by Dec 26th
NEW YEARS: $22,500 1-6 pax, 7 night minimum, may not start prior to Dec 27th


***SPECIAL OFFERS ***

None at this time.


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Specifications

Tube: Yes
Guests: 6
Pref Pickup: St. Thomas, USVI
Draft: 4.5
Helipad: No
Other Pickup: New England
Built: 2017
Turnaround: 24 hours
Cabins: 4
Queen: 3
Single: 1
Showers: 3
Electric Heads: 3
Jacuzzi: No

BBQ: 0
AC: Full

Layout



More Specifications

License: -
Air Compressor: Not Onboard
Scuba On Board: Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only

Other Entertainment

- 3 zone speaker system with bluetooth connection
- 32" TV in salon with various TV shows and Movies stored on hard drive
-Underwater lights

Water Sports

Dinghy Size: 12'
Kayaks 1 Pax: No
Kayaks 2 Pax: No
Dinghy Hp: 25hp
Floating Mats: Yes
Water Skis Adult: Yes
Water Skis Kids: No
Jet Skis: No
Wave Runners: No
Kneeboard: No
Windsurfer: No
Snorkel Gear: Yes
Scurfer: No
Wake Board: Yes

Crew

Captain: Austen Anderson

Nationality: USA

Growing up on Long Island, New York, Austen was a shoe in-for the sailing life.

At the age of eight, he would sail across Northport Bay to visit the town’s general

store as he was too young to drive. At the age of ten, he became involved with

competitive sailboat racing and soon became an Optimist class national

champion. Since then, he has gone on to many other classes of sailboats and filled

skipper, crew and coaching roles. After graduating from Hobart William Smith

College, where he captained the sailing team, he decided to work and live in the

Virgin Islands for a year. There he learned the ins and outs of island life — as well

as the best sailing, mooring and dining options. After a year learning the charter

trade, he moved back to New York to work in his family’s tool manufacturing

business. While running the company’s operations, he spent any extra time he

had, including vacation days, professionally racing Etchells sailboats in all parts

of the world. But his days in the Virgin Islands would stay with him, and the

pristine beaches and eclectic life on the islands would always find a way back into

his daydreams. Little did he expect, in 2018 the family would decide to move its

business to Florida where he would meet Philomena, a happy go lucky water

woman who also had dreams of island life.



Philomena grew up in West Palm Beach, Florida, where she spent her weekends

cooking, snorkeling and learning to free dive with her father. At age seven, she

was diving in the Bahamas for sunken airplane wrecks as deep as 60 feet.

Eventually, she learned to surf overhead waves and became obsessed with being

an all-around water woman. While in high school she became interested in

photography and spent a good portion of four years in the dark room. She

followed this with a semester working in a California color dark room, an

education at Daytona State and internships with four very different

photographers. During this time, she also became interested in where her food

came from and arranged to spend her summers doing a work internship on a

small organic farm in Colorado. As she became a passionate foodie, she

experimented with all kinds of diets — from grass fed elk to raw vegan cuisine,

she grew it, cooked it, photographed it, served it and lived it. In 2018 she moved

to New Smyrna Beach to continue surfing and diving while also climbing the

ladder from food prep cook to bartender. She also became a full time wedding

and event photographer. Austen had tried asking her out one night while she was

bartending, but was turned down — little did she know, almost a year later they

would become a couple. Not only would Austen help convince her to go back to

school for a culinary arts degree, but they would also agree to a life on the water

showing guests the beauties of the ocean and food.



Today, Austen and Philomena run the Charter Vicarious business together.

Whether you want complete silence or an outgoing adventurous island

experience, these two are your crew!



Crew fully vaccinated for COVID-19!


Reviews:

September 2021
We had a blast and what a great cruise aboard the Vicarious!

The Vicarious is a 48' Leopard catamaran built in 2015, the big cat is very well kept, clean and certainly a very seaworthy boat. Captain Austin and his first mate (and fiance') Philomena were great hosts, very accommodating, fun and super easy to get to know and get along with. Austin is a young man but a very accomplished sailor, evidence being that we had to deal with hurricane Henri while on the boat. Austin accurately predicted the path of the eye and found a safe anchorage for us to hold up in while Henri passed.

The food was plentiful, healthy and excellently prepared. Every meal was planned and executed with perfection for such a small kitchen. We had a perfect blend of meals onboard and off the boat as well as meals purchased ashore and brought back to the boat, thanks Philly!

There are 4 state rooms aboard, one which is occupied by the crew. We were aboard with one other couple and I feel this was just perfect, 2 more people and it would have been a little cozy but hey thats what sailing with friends is all about. Can't wait to book another cruise aboard Vicarious, hopefully when they are in the USVI!

Thanks to Austin and Philomena for a wonderful, relaxing and fun vacation, you guys ROCK!

Fritz, Cindy, Pete and Donna
August 2021 - New England
We had a blast and what a great cruise aboard the Vicarious!

The Vicarious is a 48' Leopard catamaran built in 2015, the big cat is very well kept, clean and certainly a very seaworthy boat. Captain Austin and his first mate (and fiance') Philomena were great hosts, very accommodating, fun and super easy to get to know and get along with. Austin is a young man but a very accomplished sailor, evidence being that we had to deal with hurricane Henri while on the boat. Austin accurately predicted the path of the eye and found a safe anchorage for us to hold up in while Henri passed.

The food was plentiful, healthy and excellently prepared. Every meal was planned and executed with perfection for such a small kitchen. We had a perfect blend of meals onboard and off the boat as well as meals purchased ashore and brought back to the boat, thanks Philly!

There are 4 state rooms aboard, one which is occupied by the crew. We were aboard with one other couple and I feel this was just perfect, 2 more people and it would have been a little cozy but hey thats what sailing with friends is all about. Can't wait to book another cruise aboard Vicarious, hopefully when they are in the USVI!

Thanks to Austin and Philomena for a wonderful, relaxing and fun vacation, you guys ROCK!
June 2021 - broker provided survey
Overall rating: 5/5

Was this your first charter yacht experience? Yes

Date: June 2021

Yacht: Vicarious

How did you enjoy your cruising vacation?
Austen & Philomena were terrific. The New England ports were beautiful and the meals were delicious!

How is the yacht?
The cabins were comfortable. The extra thick gel mattress was fantastic. The boat was extremely well maintained and clean.

Did you use all the water toys?
The water was quite cold still but we did use several of the water toys including the paddleboard, hydrofoil, and floating trampoline.

Where your meals excellent and fresh?
Healthy, delicious, great variety and beautifully presented.

How would you describe your Captain and crew?
They were friendly and kind. Very engaging.

Was it easy to get to your yachts destination?
Yes

How do you feel now after your vacation?
Completely relaxed and refreshed!

How did you find the pace and the itinerary of your vacation?
It was a nice balance of activity and rest

April 2021 - broker provided survey
Name: Ryan
Yacht: Vicarious with Austin & Philomena Anderson
Charter Dates: 04/03/2021 to 04/07/2021
Area Cruised: St. Thomas - USVI
Overall Rating: 5/5

1. Was the crew friendly and accommodating?
The best possible crew experience ever. Austin and Phily were amazing.

2. Was the yacht comfortable and clean?
Perfect condition.

3. Was the yacht well ventilated?
Yes.

4. Was the food good and well presented?
Beyond our expectations.

5. Did you like the area you sailed?
Wouldn't change the itinerary at all.

6. Additional comments on your charter?
Our experience on the Vicarious exceeded every expectation. The yacht was amazing, the food was spectacular and the itinerary was spot on. Hands down the best part of our vacation was the crew. Captain Austin and Phily felt like part of our family. We can't wait for our next trip with them!
Dec 2020
We had an incredible week on Vicarious, the perfect balance of adventure and relaxation. Each day different from the one before. All the meals were incredible and we enjoyed getting to try different cuisine throughout the week. The service and experience that Austen and Philly provided have us already looking to book with them again next year. We really enjoyed this trip and met or exceeded all previous charters we have done in the past.
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News Years Charter 2021
We had a WONDERFUL week! On land, we did several hikes/trail runs, spent time at pristine beaches, and had fun exploring the town of Cruz Bay. We saw petroglyphs and countless amazing views of the island terrain and Caribbean waters. At sea, we did a bunch of snorkeling - seeing a variety of fish, coral, octopi, squid, and sea turtles. Phily loves the water and knows what to look for and where to find it. She is also an experienced photographer, so helped capture the trip in ways we couldn't with just our phones. On land, she took family pictures at several destinations. At sea, she used her free diving experience and a Go Pro to capture the underwater experience, as well. Austen and Phily were very attentive and wanted to make sure we were comfortable, well fed, and relaxed. Meals were delicious and menus customized around our preferences and specific likes/dislikes. They made fun and creative cocktails in the afternoons with hors d'oeuvres before dinner. We spent New Year's Eve aboard and were stocked with high quality champagne, delicious food, party favors, and great music. It was fun to end 2020 in such a unique way. Could have stayed for another week! We can't wait to sail with Vicarious again!
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Dec 2020
Our family of four spent Christmas week of 2020 on Charter Vicarious with Austen and Philomena, and it was absolutely a 10 out of 10 experience that we will treasure for the rest of our lives. We are experienced travelers and have high expectations, and they exceeded on every level — the boat is in excellent shape and there is clear pride of ownership; Austen is an experienced and considerate captain of the ship and spent extra time to make sure our family felt safe and at ease on the water; Philomena is a phenomenal cook, snorkel tour guide, and family photographer; and they both just went the extra mile on every little detail. By the end of the trip it felt like we were all family. I fully recommend Austen and Philomena without any hesitation and we can’t wait for our next adventure with them!
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November 2020
Charter Vicarious was fantastic! Philomena and Austen are passionate about serving their clients and providing them an unforgettable vacation experience. They are relatively new owner/operators and had almost everything running perfectly. The boat is only a couple of years old, beautiful, well maintained, and handled the rare moderate seas very well (my wife sometimes gets seasick, but did not have any issues due to the comfortable design and handling of the boat and its captain). Philomena is a trained culinary expert and had us eating a wide variety of tasty and beautifully presented dishes. The itinerary was as flexible and as robust or relaxed as we wished. Philomena and Austen both adjusted plans daily to whatever was requested and possible. There was a mix of private bays, harbor towns, swimming with sea turtles, excursions to go catch lobster, and guided snorkel tours of some of the nicest underwater reef and park areas. Similarly, the evenings were spent on calm and restful shores, with a mix of great food, good conversation, music as requested and pristine skies for stargazing.

We would definitely recommend Vicarious to couples and families. Philomena and Austen are kind, professional, entertaining, and generous - -and we plan to be back again as soon as possible!

-- Tony and Jennifer
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Summer 2020
Vivian and I wrote a review of our time with you and Philomena on the Vicarious. I was easy to write.

I worked with Austen to plan a six day charter on the Vicarious, through New England as a birthday present for my wife, which included a surprise meet up with friends on the water in Rhode Island. Austen could not have been any more accommodating through the planning process. He made it all very easy by being extremely flexible and responsive. We worked with Philomena, who is the first mate and chef, on a shopping list and menu that accommodated everyone, including the kids.

There were 4 adults and 2 kids total, and we all had had an amazing time sailing with Austen and Philomena. It felt like we were sailing with family. They were always considerate of our well being and went out of their way to ensure we were having fun. The two of them are a great team and they both prioritize their guests which made it really nice. Austen is an experienced sailor and as a result, we always felt safe and taken care of. He would get up early in the morning to start sailing to our next destination to ensure that we could maximize our time there. They provided amazing water toys that accommodated all ages. Our 19 month old loved the wading pool, while the 6 year old loved the water slide, paddle boards, and towable flamingo. They even took time out to paddle board and swim with the kids.

Philomena had well planned menus and made delicious meals. We loved waking up to fresh brewed coffee and tasty breakfasts, such as Norweigian pancakes, Eggs Benedict and smoothies. There were always amazing snacks when we came back on the boat from our afternoon adventures, whether it was exploring on land or swimming by the boat. She even prepared a delicious birthday cake that we all thoroughly enjoyed.

The accommodations on the Vicarious were super clean and comfortable, and each bedroom had a private bathroom. There was ample room on the boat ,and the kids loved congregating in the salon to watch kids' movies (which Philomena kindly provided on her laptop). We had such a great time and we hope to book a trip with them again soon!

Adam & Vivian
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August 2020
We really did enjoy our charter on VICARIOUS. The boat was spacious and beautiful, the meals were truly gourmet and the crew were capable, thoughtful and fun! We thoroughly enjoyed our time as we sailed through the Elizabeth islands and Martha’s Vineyard, visited beaches & islands, and enjoyed paddle-boarding.

In terms of favorite moments, meals and experiences — it’s really hard to choose. But I’d say our favorite moment was our visit by a spectacular school of dolphins, our favorite meal the delicious halibut & brocolini (and the chocolate dessert:) and our favorite experience was a tie between the dinner sunset at Menemsha and the sailing itself!

- Bonnie Jo
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New England Charter Summer 2020
Hi, We had a great time, thank you!

The boat was clean and well equipped. The harbors in montauk, block island, cuttyhunk and menemsha were scenic and peaceful.

Austen is an excellent captain and great presence on the boat. Philomena is a really positive and friendly person and very helpful the entire trip. She kept the boat tidy and kept us all well fed!

Thank you!

Hope to sail again one day,

Best,
Justin
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