Captain: Jean Yves MEUNIER - Jim
Chef-Hostess: Sylvia MEUNIER
STCW95 - Sailing 200 tons
Visa B1/B2 - C/D1
Captain License (Sailing Yacht Master)
French, English speaking
Jim and Sylvia are French born. They met five years ago and as both are lovers of watersports, soon made plans to live their dream and work together in this environment. They started their business in the Red Sea - Egypt and their enthusiasm for great countries, nice people and gorgeous dive sites brought them to the beautiful Caribbean where they have now been living for a few years.
Jim is a mechanical engineer and worked for a long time in medical robotics. He has travelled a lot and even lived in the U.S. for two years.
He started to take an interest in sailing when he was twelve. At the age of eighteen, he had a sailing Federal Monitor degree.
Since then, he has been sailing recreationally and has always had a passion for the sea and diving.
Jim has his STCW95 Sailing 200 tons Captain's Licence (Sailing Yacht Master). He also has his PADI Dive Master with more than two hundreds dives. His two kids are divers and sailing lovers too.
Jim knows the beauties of the Caribbean sea, especially in the BVI, St Martin, St Vincent, Grenadines, Martinique and Guadeloupe areas.
Sylvia was originally a qualified nurse and has also worked as a pharmacist for more than twenty five years. She is a first aid instructor.
Sylvia is a sea and nature lover ; she has been diving for the last twenty years in oceans and seas all over the world. She has seen almost every underwater creature and will be happy to share her knowledge of fauna and flora with you.
In order to teach her three children how to dive, she decided to pass her FFESSM Federal Monitor degree in 2000. She upgraded it to PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor in 2009. She has done over two thousand dives.
Above all, both of them are conscientious and will give you great sailing and diving experiences in a safe and secure way. In addition, their boat -Sasha - is equipped with oxygen-therapy equipment, heart start defibrillator and all necessary medicines. Sylvia and Jim have first aid & rescue training as well as basic medical knowledge. You will leave the shore in the best and safest conditions.
Being born in France gives them a few advantages in the world of cuisine.
Sylvia and Jim will be happy to help you discover the secrets of French cooking and also international flavors collected from around the world. Gourmet surprises and great wines will amaze your senses.
Guests will be welcomed on board and will soon will feel at home. Sylvia and Jim will be your guides and show you the best of the islands, above and under water. They will be delighted to provide you with the most beautiful vacation of a lifetime.
Eggplant caviar toasts, Salmon rillettes Shrimps verrines, avocado and whipped cheese sauce Salmon blinis, chives sauce Seared Scallops in a Garlic and Parsley Dressing various dips (Houmous, Guacamole) and raw vegetables Green, black olive tapenades Beef Samosa with mint cottage and cheese cream
Chicken Caesar salad / Mango cream
Quiche Lorraine with nuts oil / Red fruit dessert
Spaghetti Carbonara / Poached pears with white wine
Extra expenses for the Virgins = transfers airport/boat, marina fees if any, communications (WIFI router rental), alcohols (except standard table wines), special requests (champagne, specific alcohols orders), ashore excursions...
Extra 400 USD for USVI'S pick up/drop off
For Grenadines, extras are: transfers airport/boat, marina fees if any, taxes, cruising & permit taxes , communications (WIFI router rental), all alcohols, special requests, ashore excursions...
Diving equipment (tanks, masks, fins, bcds, regulators, wetsuits S to XL, wheights...). 2 air compressors onboard.
Dive center from beginners to advanced with compressors on board
2 dives (with equipment) /diver included in the charter fee.
Additional dive (equipment included) priced US$ 50 / diver / dive
Additional dive with Dive Master or Monitor (equipment included) priced US$ 70 / diver / dive or US$ 130 for 2 divers
PADI Discovery scuba diving (beginners) :
US$130.00 / course including 2 dives on two of our beautiful dive sites
US$180.00 / course including 3 dives on three different dive sites(This is NOT a CERTIFICATION COURSE. This intro to scuba includes instruction, and all dive equipment.)
Any other certifications on request. Quote for a diving package or PADI certification.