Kerry Hucul

Barefeet Retreat Crewed Catamaran is our boat of the week! This beautiful yacht has been delivered and is just waiting for a weather window to cross from South Africa to the Caribbean.

Boat of the Week- Barefeet Retreat Crewed Catamaran

Make and Model: Royal Cape 57′, 2020 Model
Charters in: the US and British Virgin Islands. Picks up at Red Hook or Charlotte Amalie on St Thomas, USVI, and cruises the US and the British Virgin Islands.
Accommodates: Ten guests in 5 queen-sized Cabins
Crew members: Two
Type of Charters: Fully Crewed and Inclusive

Barefeet Retreat Crewed Catamaran
Barefeet Retreat Crewed Catamaran

 What are the Toys onboard Barefeet Retreat Crewed Catamaran?

  • Fishing Gear- USVI
  • Two new stand-up paddleboards
  • Floating Mat
  • Snorkel Gear
  • Kayaks
  • Noodles
  • Tube
  • Wakeboard
  • Beach Games
  • Water Skis
  • Underwater Camera
  • 13′ Tender with 50 HP engine
  • Wine Cooler
  • Potential for Wheelchair access (Inquire)
  • Wine Cooler
Barefeet Retreat Crewed Catamaran Flybridge
Barefeet Retreat Crewed Catamaran Flybridge

Tell me about the crew onboard Barefeet Retreat Crewed Catamaran

Halle and Mark run this beautiful yacht

“Mark, A south African born professional sailor and passionate free diver, raised along the beautiful and wild waters of the Indian ocean. Mark spent the early part of his career running Yacht deliveries, and Charters in the Seychelles and Madagascar before his desire for adventure took him on a 3-month journey across the Indian and the Atlantic Ocean towards the infamous and pristine British Virgin Islands. It was in the British Virgin Islands that Mark met Halle, and together they have been an unstoppable duo.

Amazing Chef

Halle, born in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains in North Carolina, has a natural Southern Charm and a passion for the water after spending years swimming competitively. Halle loves to create a menu based on your needs while exploring flavorful combinations that will have your taste buds wanting more. With a passion for food- and training from the award-winning Ashburton Cookery School in England- Halle will deliver a menu full of dishes you’ll be talking about long after your vacation is over.”

Mark and Halle recently finished the build of Barefeet Retreat in South Africa and will set sail around the Southern Tip of Africa and across the Atlantic to start their chartering in the Islands for more adventure-filled vacations.

Mark and Halle Crew
Mark and Halle Crew

Guest Reviews on Mark and Halle Crewed Catamaran

 From a recent charter guest of Mark and Halle

“My wife Lori and I just ended a 7-day sail/trip on the Amazing Grace with Mark Wattrus and Halle Miller along with three other couples that sailed around St. Thomas, St. John and several of the British Virgin Islands.

This experience was one of our top vacations ever. Mark and Halle made us feel comfortable and “at home” immediately.

What amazed me the most was how Mark and Halle could accommodate everyone’s needs and desires. For example, I love to fish and while I knew this was not a fishing excursion, Mark got me on a beautiful King Mackerel on our first day of sailing. I continued to catch fish throughout the trip.

Others in our party wanted to snorkel, hike, “see the sights,” explore spots on land, etc. and Mark and Halle were able to do everything they wanted to do. No one was ever left out – everyone was happy engaging in their desired choices. Mark continued to tell us, “If you want to do anything, just tell me, and we can probably do it.” I did not think it would be possible at first, but Mark and Halle did it and made it look easy. Mark invited several of us to watch him free dive for lobster, which was an unbelievable sight to behold, not to mention a delicious lunch with his catch.

I do not exaggerate when I say that Mark is capable of doing just about anything and doing it well. He can fix anything that is broken and solve any issue, big or small, that arises at sea. And, he does it with ease, calm, and professionalism. You will not find a more professional yacht captain.

Food is normally not something important to me, but Halle changed all that. Every breakfast, lunch, and dinner she prepared was magnificent and normally done from scratch. Her constant smiling face and friendly demeanor further electrified our experience.”

Barefeet Retreat Catamaran Saloon
Barefeet Retreat Catamaran Saloon

Tell me about the yacht Barefeet Retreat?

Barefeet Retreat Crewed Catamaran sleeps ten guests in five queen cabins. So all the cabins have ensuite heads for your privacy AND separate shower stalls, so you don’t have to stand in a wet washroom when you shower!

All cabins have individual a/c controls for YOUR comfort.

Check out the full-size flybridge with acres of room to spread out!

Barefeet Retreat Catamaran Flybridge
Barefeet Retreat  Flybridge

What is the menu like on Barefeet Retreat?

Whatever you want it to be! Within reason, of course. Halle personally selects a handcrafted menu taking in all your preferences before your charter.

Breakfast, Lunch, Appetizers, Dinner, Dessert, Snacks, Beverages, and Ships Bar are all included!

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What is Barefeet Retreat Crewed Catamarans Rates?

All Rates I am going to talk about here for Barefeet Retreat Crewed Catamaran are fully crewed and inclusive for seven nights. There are a few small exclusions:

  1. Crew Gratuity 15- 20% of the Charter fee industry-standard, adjusted to how you feel the service you received was.
  2.  Dockage that you request during the week. The fun of the charter is the anchorages! Out where you have elbow room and can see the stars and jump in the water!
  3.  Upgraded liquor or wine not in the ships standard bar
  4.  Any food and drinks you choose to eat onshore.
  5. Barefeet Retreat is a NON-smoking yacht for cigarettes. Cigars are fine on the back steps

  • 2 guests: 29,500
  • 3 guests: 30,000
  • 4 Guests: 30,500
  • 5 Guests: 31,000
  • 6 Guests: 31,500
  • 7 Guests: $32,000
  • 8 Guests: $32,500
  • 9 Guests: $33,000
  • 10 Guests: $33,500
Barefeet Retreat Catamaran Cabin
Barefeet Retreat Cabin

Barefeet Retreat Crewed Catamaran Savings

H2O Luxury Yachts offers a discount on boats of the week!


A further great option with Barefeet Retreat crewed catamaran is they offer a “Sleep Aboard.”

What is a Sleep Aboard?

So you can arrive at the yacht at four pm.  And while onboard, snacks and a welcome drink are served, but it is not an open bar. Dinner is ashore At your expense.

Then your Continental breakfast magically appears the next morning.

Please add HALF the daily rate for sleep aboard.

Barefeet Retreat Catamaran
Barefeet Retreat Hallway Catamaran

H2O Luxury Yachts onboard Barefeet Retreat Crewed Catamaran

A VIRTUAL walk around for you to view the yacht can be found at this link.

I look forward to visiting the yacht. I know Mark and Halle from other charter yachts, and they are a young, ambitious, experienced crew who will take great care of you.

Openings as of February April 18th, 2020. Barefeet Retreat is currently scheduled to attend and show at the Annapolis Boat Show in October of 2020. If everything stays the same, then around Thanksgiving and on would be the safest time to book this yacht.

  • Xmas and New Years 2020/2021 is FULLY Booked
  • February 2021 the yacht is unavailable
  • Barefeet Retreat is showing great opportunities otherwise!
Barefeet Retreat Catamaran Cockpit
Barefeet Retreat Catamaran Cockpit

How do I book MY charter on Barefeet Retreat Catamaran?

H2O Luxury Yachts Team is happy to answer any questions that you may have and help arrange your charter yacht vacation.

Contact us by telephone at 1-954-271-3005. You can fill out the inquiry form directly on our booking page for Barefeet Retreat Catamaran

Or you can email us from our contact page


If you are looking for a detailed FAQ on a crewed yacht charter vacation, please check out our info page!
If you just want to know what a fully crewed and inclusive vacation is, we have the info here.
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