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Christmas Afloat, avoid the Stress!

Avoid the traffic and stress the week before Christmas and escape to the Caribbean for a week of lazy days, swimming, snorkelling, strolling on sandy beaches, or simply being pampered by your Crew on board your luxury charter yacht. We still have some Christmas yacht charters available, ask us today about your dream charter, and you too, can be enjoying Christmas on the water with your family.

Sailing catamaran IN THE WIND is a luxury charter catmaran, with dates available for you to enjoy Christmas afloat in the BVI.  Set sail from Tortola December 19 – 26 to enjoy lazy days in island time. Cruise at your own pace and allow your crew, Alwyn and Sarah, to design your personal itinerary, and to pamper and spoil you and your family.  Enjoy their warm hospitality and the delectable fare aboard this very comfortable catamaran

Sailing has always been an influential part of Alwyn’s life. Born and raised in South Africa, Alwyn has spent the last several years gaining experience off the shores of his homeland. He has accomplished both his RYA Yachtmaster Offshore and his Sailing Yachtmaster and has traveled over 40,000 nautical miles on a variety of sail and motor yacht vessels.

The yachting industry is more than a job to Alwyn, it’s his passion in life. He is highly motivated and with a sense of determination that will exceed your charter expectations. You will be drawn to his energetic presence and impressed with his navigational expertise.

Hostess/Chef Sarah Ciaparelli’s hospitable personality will guarantee a pleasant stay onboard IN THE WIND. Sarah was also born and raised in South Africa. She grew up involved in her family’s hospitality business, learning from an early age valuable communication skills. To further excel in her customer relation capabilities, Sarah accomplished her B.S Degree in Public Relations.

Sarah’s previous employment in event planning along with her experience in the restaurant industry has allowed an easy transition of her many talents to the Yachting Industry. Sarah’s cooking creativity and ever evolving menus are inspired by her family’s restaurant in South Africa. She prides herself on guest satisfaction, and will go the extra mile to perfect your charter needs.

Teamwork is the key to the success of their many successful charters.  Alwyn and Sarah invite you on a fun, spirited, and enjoyable charter voyage.

Email [email protected] for more information about  your Christmas yacht charter

Sample Menu:

Breakfast:
Eggs Benedict or Florentine with Country Potatoes
Thick Sliced French Toast with fresh strawberries and crispy bacon
Tortilla or Greek Scramble with Kielbasa Sausage, toast, and fresh melon
Swedish Pancakes topped with sour cream, applesauce and cranberry compote
Lox and Bagel - toasted bagel with fresh salmon, sliced tomato, cream cheese, red onion, and capers
Scrambled egg with chives, smoked salmon on English muffins
Blueberry vanilla pancakes with crispy bacon and maple syrup
Full English breakfast
All served with coffee, tea, juices, cereals, granola, yogurt, fresh fruit and assorted breads

Lunch:
Thai style fishcakes served with a side salad and wasabi mayo
Chicken in coconut & lime lace pancakes with sweet & tangy leaves
Spaghetti Napolitano served with fresh green salad
Korma grilled chicken salad with buffalo mozzarella & avocado
Lamb Koftas with toasted tortilla’s with apple slaw & an arrangement of fillings
Bacon, broccoli, butternut & feta quiche with chunky salad
Deconstructed tuna salad with fresh bread
Mild chicken curry with Roti’s served with fresh coriander and tomato salsa

Appetizers:
Phyllo pastry parcels filled with olive tapenade, sundried tomatoes, feta and capers finished with balsamic rocket and grilled cherry tomatoes
Creamy garlic mussel-pot served with crispy bread
Lemon grass prawns on baby gem lettuce
Sweet roasted butternut with coriander, tomato &chili salsa
Sun blushed tomato, feta and spinach tart
Bruschetta topped with Camembert cheese and green figs, finished with a balsamic vinaigrette
Tomato cappuccino soup served with freshly baked bread
Antipasti platter of Parma ham, olives, feta, tomato, mozzarella and rocket

Main course:
Tagliatelle tossed with pesto, roasted pine nuts & garlic finished with fresh rocket
Sticky chicken thighs with avocado & cucumber served with Tzatziki and basmati rice
Grilled balsamic Pork chops on sweet potato mash with fresh seasonal vegetables
Beef steak grilled to perfection and served with a creamy mushroom sauce, home made chips & fresh seasonal vegetables
Grilled Salmon served with baby potatoes & fine green beans
Mixed seafood risotto
Perfectly roasted lamb shanks served with a garlic & mint gravy, seasonal vegetables and parsley potatoes
Roasted white fish wrapped in smoked bacon with a lemon mayo & asparagus

Dessert:
Summer berry & granadilla tart
Fudgy chocolate brownie cake
Summer fruit with Amaretto biscuits & hot chocolate sauce
Bread & butter pudding
Poached pears in cinnamon with vanilla ice cream
Chocolate mouse / chocolate chilli mousse
Crème Brûlée
Bailey’s Panna Cotta


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