Size / Year Built / Builder
91.0 Ft / 2016 / Sunseeker
Full Beam Master cabin with King size bed, VIP cabin with a King size bed, and two convertible twins, that also have Pullmans.
Super clear ice makers
1996 (major upgrade in 2020) 36' Hinckley Picnic Boat available for an extra fee (Full Charter - $1000/day | Daily - $2000/day)
x 4 Sublue Sea Scooter
x 4 SUPs
x 1 Radinn Electric Jetboard | https://www.radinn.com/
3 person Towable Tube
Brand New Jacuzzi installed October 2020
Handheld Underwater Camera
Our team endeavors to provide up to date and accurate information regarding each yacht in our listing, however some yachts reserve the right to make last minute changes to their availability and rates. With this in mind, please note that premium rates may be attached to certain destinations and dates, such as Christmas and New Years in the Caribbean or July and August in the Mediterranean. Kindly contact us for a proposal that details the yacht’s final rate and availability.
Gus Bolanos - American
Captain Gus was born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, the yachting capital of the world. He spent much of his childhood in Bimini, Bahamas with his grandparents learning how to fish, dive, and navigate small boats through the local waters. He has always had a connection with the sea and was an avid sailor and boater all throughout his teenage years.
When he graduated boarding school in 2000 he went to sea working for the Seafarers International Union (SIU) as an Ordinary Seaman on ocean going ships. After several years of hard work and great experiences in the SIU he started working on sport fishing boats and yachts in South Florida cruising through the Bahamas, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, Central and South America and eventually settled in St. Thomas, in the USVI in the Caribbean.
Gus has worked on boats, yachts, and ships for 19 years and has logged over 20,000 nautical miles at sea; he holds a US Coast Guard 200 Ton Master License. He has spent the last 10 years on the beautiful waters of the USVI, BVI, and Spanish Virgin Islands, and has performed more than 65 day charters in the Virgins.
U.S. Coast Guard 200 Ton Master License
• 19 years of yachting experience
• 11 years of Virgin Islands-specific boating experience
• 20,000 plus nautical miles logged
• Seafarers International Union (SIU) member
• Captained yachts and sport fishing boats in the Bahamas, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, Central/South America, and the Caribbean
Jonathan Hardin - American
Jonathan found his love for the water and the outdoors as an Eagle Scout growing up in South Carolina. In college he learned to sail in the Charleston Oceanic Sailing Association regattas. After graduating from the University of South Carolina, Jonathan moved to St. Thomas where he became the head bartender at the famous Duffy’s Love Shack and he fell in love with the Virgin Islands and diving.
In 2011 he bought a sailboat and became a US Coast Guard licensed captain, spending the next seven years chartering and exploring the Virgin Islands. Jonathan is excited to share the magic of the Virgin Islands and create new adventures and memories with you aboard M/Y ELITE!
• U.S. Coast Guard 100 Ton Master License with towing and sailing endorsements
• Maritime experience of more than 10 years
• 11 years of Virgin Islands-specific boating experience
• PADI Divemaster
• Professional Bartender
• Winner Best Rum Cocktail 2020 / VIPCA Competition
Michael Lombardi - American
Chef Michael, born in Staten Island, has been working on yachts since 2011 after hearing about the industry from friends. He has knowledge in pretty much every role on a yacht, including deckhand, engineer, and chef.
Before yachting, Michael was working as a private villa chef. During this time, he began to focus on the food he was most passionate about which is Carib-Americana. He continues to find joy in cooking this cuisine while also drawing inspiration from his Grandma and Uncle.
Michael's other passion in life is surfing. One of his favorite experiences was when he went backpacking and surfing through Central America. You can often find Michael discussing food, culture, and surfing.
"I love collaborating with guests on charter to find out what they do and do not like. It's more enjoyable to cook when you know the people you are cooking for!"
Dayami Rivera - American
Born and raised in the Bronx, Dayami is a huge Yankees fan and enjoys anything thrill seeking. One time she won an all paid trip to South Africa and cherishes it as her most adventurous experience! Water sports is one of her most enjoyable hobbies and she has been on boats with her captain father ever since she can remember.
After graduating with a degree in Human Persuasion, Dayami became ABA Therapist Certified. But, in 2019, she went back to her roots of the water and joined the yachting industry as a stewardess. Cruising New England was the beginning of her yachting career, with her favorite area being Nantucket. Now she is learning to love the Caribbean as M/Y ELITE's stewardess.
Dayami loves getting to know people, is excellent at multitasking, and enjoys motivating others to have fun. All of this combined makes her one of the best stews in the biz!
Languages: English & light Spanish
Inclusions and exclusion are not standardized across the different yachts, with each offering slightly different terms. Please contact us for a proposal that details the yacht’s availability, individual pricing based on the number of guests in your party and particular dates, as well as the list of the inclusions and exclusions for that particular yacht.
This yacht offers an “All Inclusive” Rate:
Typically this includes all your breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks. Standard Ship's Bar which includes your alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages. Fuel for the yacht and its tender, and the necessary water for the onboard facilities. Use of the Yacht’s onboard equipment and the Captain, Chef and Crew’s services.
Excluded are airport transfers costs, onshore excursions and tours, as well as any food or beverages purchased ashore. Although optional, crew gratuity is customary at 15% - 20% of the charter rate for the Caribbean and 10% - 15% for the Mediterranean.
Inclusions and exclusion are not standardized across the different yachts, with each offering slightly different terms. Please contact us for a proposal that details the yacht’s availability and individual pricing based on the number of guests in your party, as well as the list of the inclusions and exclusions for that particular yacht.
This Yacht offers a “Plus Expenses” Rate:
Included are the Yacht and its onboard equipment as well as the Captain, Chef and Crew’s services.
Excluded are food and beverages, fuel for the yacht and its tender, any dockage, airport transfers costs, onshore excursions and tours, as well as any cruising permits, licenses and other charter related expenses. Crew gratuity, although optional is customary at 15% - 20% of the charter rate for the Caribbean and 10% - 15% for the Mediterranean.
Advanced Provisioning Allowance:
For "Plus Expenses" charters, yachts request an Advance Provisioning Allowance (APA), which is generally estimated at 20% - 25% of the base charter fee for sailing yachts (catamarans and monohulls) and at 30%-35% for motor yachts. The APA essentially creates a bank account for the Captain to purchase provisions, fuel, dockage, food, beverages, bar, and other consumables on the charterer's behalf. The Captain will keep all receipts and manage a running balance of the account, so that expenditures can be checked at any time. Any amount not used will be refunded at the end of the charter. If during the charter the costs have exceeded the collected APA, then additional funds will be required for the outstanding bills. All purchases are transparent and nothing is marked up. The APA is used purely for the charterer's provisions and charter-related expenses.