DREAM KETCHER Yacht Charter - Ritzy Charters
DREAM KETCHER Yacht Charter - Main salon
DREAM KETCHER Yacht Charter - Dream Ketcher
DREAM KETCHER Yacht Charter - Forward guest cabin with 6" orthopedic mattress
DREAM KETCHER Yacht Charter - Forward guest bath
DREAM KETCHER Yacht Charter - Aft guest cabin w/6"orthopedic mattress
DREAM KETCHER Yacht Charter - Aft guest bath
DREAM KETCHER Yacht Charter - It's better in the Bahamas
DREAM KETCHER Yacht Charter - Galley
DREAM KETCHER Yacht Charter - Dining with a view
DREAM KETCHER Yacht Charter - Happy hour in the cockpit
DREAM KETCHER Yacht Charter - Fabulous Hope Town
DREAM KETCHER Yacht Charter - Cockpit for lounging
DREAM KETCHER Yacht Charter - Drinks on the beach
DREAM KETCHER Yacht Charter - Oh what a beach
DREAM KETCHER Yacht Charter - The dinghy
DREAM KETCHER Yacht Charter - Beautiful blue doctor fish
DREAM KETCHER Yacht Charter - San Jacinto wreck
DREAM KETCHER Yacht Charter - Bottoms up
|Number of Crew:||2|
|2 Cabins:||2 Double(s)|
2 guests in aft cabin double with private head/shower.
2 guests in forward V-Berth with head/shower shared with crew.
New 2015 5" orthopedic foam mattresses on all berths.
2015 new Hardtop enclosure for shade and protection.
A/C may be run all night at dock only, client would pay dockage cost as yacht is normally anchored out enjoying a lovely cove or bay.
|Voltages:||110V / 12V|
<LI>Onboard LAN and WiFi* with laptop computer
<LI>*WiFi telephone available at many anchorages
|Guest Smoke:||ON DECK ONLY|
|Min Child Age:||5|
|Captain Name:||Eric Savard|
|Number of Crew:||2|
The crew of DREAM KETCHER are a delightful and very professional husband and wife team with a love of travel, the sea, boats, fine food and wine. Both have a background in international sporting event management.
<B>CAPTAIN: Eric Savard</B>
Before submitting to the call of the sea Eric was involved in international events' management around the world taking him to 30 countries and 5 continents. He has logged more than 13,000 nautical miles and crossed the Atlantic, sailed the Caribbean, Canada, US, France, Spain, England, Canaries Island and South Africa. He holds a Bahamian Captain's Master A license. Eric has been a recognized Canadian Yachting Assoc. Cruising Sailing Instructor since 2005. He is a French Canadian, bilingual in English and French with a love of people and good food, wine and cheese. Eric is also master of the BBQ grill and the baker of fresh bread.
<B>FIRST MATE/CHEF/PADI INSTRUCTION: Nathalie Corond</B>
Her professional career had Nathalie coordinating international world championships for the International Assoc. of Athletics Federation based in Monaco (the world governing body of the track and field sport). This kept her traveling for years and gave her the opportunity to visit 40 countries on 5 continents. She has a BS in Economic Sciences, a BS in Tourism and an MS in Sports Management. In 2006 she moved to Canada with Eric and in 2007 they set sail south. She is a PADI Dive Instructor and has completed over 150 dives in the Bahamas. Nathalie cuisine is strongly influenced by her French heritage but she loves preparing other dishes such as creole and Bahamian as well. Everything on DREAM KETCHER is prepared from scratch and she has her own herb garden aboard including basil, parsley, dill and chives. The underwater photos on the Ebrochure were all taken by Nathalie. Also trilingual, Nathalie speaks French, English and Spanish.
|One Man Kayak:||No|
|Two Man Kayak:||1|
|Boarding Ladder:||Fixed aft|
|Under Water Cam:||Yes|
Floating vests for snorkeling
10 tanks for diving
Underwater camera & video for crew use only to take photos of clients
|Resort Course:||$190 see details below|
|Full Course:||$600 PADI open water certification|
|Num Dive Tanks:||10|
|Num Dives:||4 per week|
|Dive Info:||Boat has weight belts and 10 tanks aboard.
Weekly maximum free dives per diver = 4 per diver for up to 2 certified divers. For additional certified divers add $50 per dive, max 4 dives per person per week.
PLEASE NOTE: if clients elect full certification, they must pass the written tests to become certified - this is a requirement of PADI. It is strongly suggested clients enroll and take the PADI on-line book work course prior to their charter which will make their holiday much easier and more enjoyable. The link for on-line course is: http://www.padi.com/scuba/padi-courses/online-courses/default.aspx
|Dive Costs:||<B>Fully crewed package:</B> includes a total of 4 free dives per week for up to 2 certified divers. For additional certified divers add $40 per dive, max 4 dives per person per week.
<B>Rendezvous dive due to rough weather:</B> 135 for a two tank dive per person at client expense.
<B>PREPAY WEEKLY EQUIP RENTAL COSTS:</B>
Wet Suite $75
Dive Computer $50
<B>RESORT FEE = $190</B>: includes equipment rental, 1 confined water dive and 1 open water dive per PADI requirements. Add $40 each for additional dives, max 4 dives per week. Plus equipment rental for entire week.
<B>REFERRAL COURSE = $400:</B>
includes 4 confined water dives and 4 open water dives as per PADI requirements and clients should have successfully completed the PADI on-line bookwork course prior to their charter.
<B>FULL PADI COURSE = $650:</B> includes equipment rental, books, table and open water certification, 4 confined water dives and 4 open water dives as per PADI requirements. See comments above regarding suggesting clients take the PADI on-line book work course prior to charter so they can enjoy the charter more and do less book work on holiday.
|Num Dine In:||6|
|Other Entertain:||Over 7,000 songs on iPod