62ft (18.9m) Sunreef - Sleeps 8 guests.

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Welcome aboard CATSY, a luxury charter catamaran designed and built in 2008 by Sunreef in Gdansk. CATSY is a study in modern naval architecture, combining the necessities of both guest comforts and quality sailing. Comfortable for up to 8 guests, CATSY's guests accommodations include to aft Queen berth guest suites, and two forward double berth guest suites. She is of course air-conditioned throughout, and amenities include satellite TV in the saloon, and a 270 degree view of the blue Caribbean from inside! Of note is CATSY's large, shaded flybridge lounging area and helm station - it's a particular favourite with charter guests, as this design combines some of the more popular aspects of motoryachts with the thrill of sailing. The bridge deck features CATSY’s saloon and galley, and the interior lounging areas, and the covered aft lounging cockpit, where most of her guests enjoy partaking in the sumptuous alfresco dining opportunities the tropical Caribbean climate provides. Truly, one of CATSY's outstanding features is her amazing amount of usable exterior guest space, from the cockpit aft to the trampolines forward, with the flybridge lounge to all the interior cabins, much has been contained in her 62 feet of length.

CATSY's features extend beyond mere architecture – She is fully laden with modern water sports equipment and a large rigid-inflatable tender with a sturdy 70 horsepower outboard engine. This keeps CATSY's guests active with waterskiing, the towing-tube, wakeboarding and kneeboarding, though she also has a full compliment of non-motorized activities, including kayaking, snorkeling and 2 new stand-up paddleboards. For dive certified charterers, CATSY offers several scuba diving opportunities during your week aboard. All of these activities are at a mere arm’s length away, just step down to the sea via the convenient stairstep swimplatforms on the stern of either hull.

The entire CATSY charter package includes her award-winning crew, professional charter mariners that seek to accommodate the guests' every need, while maintaining a safe and eco-friendly environment aboard.


  • CD library
  • DVD library
  • Stereo system
  • Fishing equipment
  • iPod Dock
  • DVD player
  • Satellite television
  • Air bed
  • Wakeboard
  • Towing ring
  • Kneeboard
  • Adult waterskis
  • Dinghy: Hard Bottom / 15ft 0in (4.5m) / 70HP


  • Air-conditioned: Fully
  • Deck shower
  • Voltage: 110/220v
  • Swim platform
  • Barbeque
  • WiFi and Internet
  • Cell phone


  • aYacht is insured for diving
  • Guest must be certified
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Crew certification: Master
  • 6 scuba tanks
  • At least one crew member is a certified diver
  • 6 BCs
  • Diving from aYacht permitted
  • 6 regulators


"Discover Scuba" resort course... INCLUDED!

Diving & gear are included - up to 5 dives during the week, for up to 5 certified divers.
(Sorry, no night dives please)

CATSY Crew Profile

Jim and Amanda are ready to welcome you aboard the catamaran CATSY. They are an outgoing couple who love to entertain, and look forward to leading their guests on new and exciting adventures.

Jim and Amanda’s love for adventure drew them together, and they were married in 2000. When they met both were weekend whitewater raft guides and kayakers. Soon they discovered sailing and bought a boat. After 7 years of sailing on the Chesapeake Bay, they decided to leave corporate America for the turquoise waters of the Caribbean. They sailed for two years aboard their own boat exploring the Caribbean.

Jim, your captain, is a Canadian who grew up sailing on Lake Ontario. His family has always owned boats and Jim began his sailing instruction while attending summer camp. As a young adult Jim moved to Virginia, were he became bareboat certified and began chartering. In his corporate life Jim was a stockbroker. He was televised on NBC 29 nightly news for seven years sharing his market commentary with viewers. While working as a stockbroker, Jim found time to become a delivery captain for a Lagoon catamaran dealership, and began transiting the East Coast of North America. There he found his love for the open ocean. He obtained his United States Coast Guard Masters License, and later obtained a MCA 200-ton Offshore Certificate. Jim is also a certified PADI Dive Master, and looks forward to taking you diving. In addition Jim enjoys windsurfing, kite surfing, and skiing.

Amanda, your chef, is from Virginia. She grew up as a competitive swimmer and spent time backpacking in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Later, she discovered triathlons, and spent many hours training and competing. Jim introduced her to sailing, and life was never the same. She began sailing the Chesapeake every weekend, and accompanying Jim on some of his deliveries. Amanda’s career as an engineer was demanding and gratifying, but soon she began dreaming of warm waters. During her years sailing the Caribbean, she developed a love for cooking and exploring local cuisine. To prepare for life as a charter chef, Amanda attended a mega-yacht cooking school in Fort Lauderdale, where she honed her skills. She looks forward to serving you beautifully presented delicious meals. In addition, Amanda is a certified PADI Dive Master, and a kayak instructor. Amanda’s other interests include windsurfing, kite surfing, and skiing.


Michael and Jennifer - Joining CATSY in mid-June, 2016:


Michael and Jennifer’s love for sailing began off the Southern Coast of California. They spent their summer vacations at Catalina Island, which consisted of ocean kayak camping in remote coves until a fate full summer where Michael took ASA courses to allow them to bareboat charter. Since then they have done whatever they could to get onto yachts, which later lead to Michael becoming a captain through the USCG.

Jennifer and Michael have been married for 12 years and find themselves happiest when their experience can be shared with others. Their hobbies and interests are naturally linked to the outdoors. Some of their most favored pursuits are backpacking, fishing, clamming, snowboarding, surfing, brewing beer/cider/mead, scuba diving, boatbuilding, free diving, and spearfishing. They also remodeled a 1955 ranch in Portland for 10 years from the ground up without help from contractors, which they sold to herald in their new adventure chartering in the Caribbean.

They took on the largest challenge of their lives when they decided to build their own 45ft Blue Water Catamaran. Their yacht the Anomalous is currently a motor vessel on a slip in Portland Oregon. It is a work in progress where they do all the work themselves, everything from composites to installing diesel engines, electrical systems and all other boatbuilding fodder. In the off season outside of operating Catsy, they plan to complete their yacht over the next four years. The rest is an untold story that must unfold itself. 

Jennifer is from beautiful Pacific Northwest near Portland, Oregon. She grew up camping, hiking, boating, skiing, and fishing throughout Oregon.  Jennifer decided to pursue a career as a chef and earned a degree from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Portland, Oregon. During her schooling she traveled to Paris, France where she honed her skills and developed a passion for patisserie. The following six years were spent working as an Executive Pastry Chef. Driven toward providing care for others she altered her course and attended Portland State University for five years studying to become a nurse. While at university she worked as a personal chef and professional nanny for several years. Now as the Chef on Catsy she is excited to be back at her roots allowing her first passion to shine through.

Her love for cooking extends beyond casual affairs. She strives to provide quality food by cooking from scratch, using fresh/local ingredients. She is very knowledgeable when it comes to food allergies (gluten, soy, egg, nuts, dairy, etc.), as she has many of them herself. Jennifer knows all too well what it’s like to vacation and not be able to indulge at unfamiliar restaurants and places. She will provide a “safe haven” for those with allergies or other dietary restrictions. On board Catsy she has an ice cream maker and will provide fresh gourmet gelatos and sorbets. The galley also is equipped with a Vita-mix to deliver a wonderfully refreshing smoothie menu.

Michael is originally from the Bay Area outside San Francisco California. His land-based career was spent in renewable power working for a wind turbine manufacturer. He joined the company at age eighteen and left the corporate world at age thirty-three. In that span of fifteen years he has climbed the corporate mountain, rolled down it, dusted him self off and weathered storms. He is predominately an engineer at heart. His mainline passion is to explore and push his personal limits to new boundaries. They are pursuing their dreams aboard Catsy and are delighted to be your ambassadors to the Caribbean.


CATSY Specifications

CATSY Testimonials

Guests aboard catamaran CATSY over Thanksgiving week, 2015 said:

Not sure where to even start on this…. I could go on and on. This by far was the most memorable trip we have taken. It was absolutely fabulous. Jim and Amanda were amazing. We could not have asked for a better crew. For the kids and us to get off the boat at the end and feel like we were leaving “home” as well as new friends, tells it all. Amanda's cooking was to die for, accommodating 6 teenage appetites plus getting them to try some new things; and Jim’s adventures/tour took us to some new places we have never been too. Catsy was a well equipped boat and very spacious. We were very impressed with what the boat had to offer. Bottom line, no matter the boat, Jim and Amanda were the key to a successful vacation. I would recommend chartering with them any day. 

We are already discussing our next adventures with those two! Thanks again for all your help in arranging this and assisting us in our catamaran choosing.

"Livin' Large" on catamaran CATSY - Guest fan mail for Jim and Amanda Grant​ from CATSY's mid-March charter:
Hi Jim & Amanda,
Check out what Brad had to say about his charter. I personally love the "Live Large. Go Catsy!!" part. Sounds like a nice advertising tag line for you guys!  Thank you as always for the wonderful charters you do!
"The yacht was impeccable. Captain Jim was extremely knowledgeable and fun. Amanda (NOW FOREVER KNOWN AS “AMAZING AMANDA”), keeps a tidy ship and cooks like a goddess. Their team work is so fluent you don’t even realize all that is being done unless you have the previous charter experience that I have had and then you truly appreciate how well they manage the vessel and their clients. I truly have nothing to say. The outdoor living space and overall lay out of Catsy is perfect for the BVI cruise experience. 3 couples are comfortable, And I can tell you that the dollar value is exceptional. Live Large. Go Catsy!! 
See you soon. 
Brad Nelson"

Name: David Keliehor
Yacht: CATSY with Jim & Amanda Grant
Charter Dates: July 3-11, 2014
Area Cruised: Virgin Islands
Overall Rating: 5
5 being the highest 0 being the lowest
We hope your charter lived up to your expectations. We would love to know some of your impressions about your yachting vacation. Please answer the following questions and add any comments you may have.

1. Was the crew friendly and accommodating?
  That's an understatement. We were spoiled by Jim & Amanda the entire week!
2. Was the yacht comfortable and clean?
  Every Day
3. Was the yacht well ventilated?
  Yes, and AC was nice and cold. Jim kept the generators cranking!
4. Was the food good and well presented?
  Better than ever. Last year we went to shore for dinner and we said "never again". Amanda's "chef Tel" menu was superior.
5. Did you like the area you sailed?
  Awesome. Tried several new spots this year. Jim and Amanda got the Boys involved and they loved it.
6. Additional comments on your charter?
  Booked Year #3 while on board. Enough said.
The Keliehor Family David, Stacie, Max & (Dingy Man) Au

Name: David Keliehor
Yacht: CATSY with Jim & Amanda Grant 
Charter Dates: June 19-26, 2013
Area Cruised: Virgin Islands

We hope your charter lived up to your expectations. We would love to know some of your impressions about your yachting vacation. Please answer the following questions and add any comments you may have.

1. Was the crew friendly and accommodating? 

2. Was the yacht comfortable and clean? 

3. Was the yacht well ventilated? 
A/C was cold and comfortable at all times.

4. Was the food good and well presented? 
Better than we have ever had. Tried a restaurant one evening which was a huge mistake. Amanda is a great Chef.

5. Did you like the area you sailed? 

6. Could we have helped you further in any way? 
Good job

7. May we post this review on our website? 

8. Additional comments on your charter? 
Great job working through our decision with us. We are booking two weeks next year instead of one.

From guests aboard CATSY in late February,     2013    
What a fantastic trip!!  Jim and Amanda exceeded our expectations!!  I have taken quite a few vacations in my life and both my wife and I agree, this was the best vacation we have ever taken!  
If I had to put in writing everything that we loved about Jim and Amanda I wouldn't get anything done today. :)  Let's just say they left nothing to be desired.  They took care of us like family!  

Thanks again!!
The Murietta family


Yacht: CATSY with Jim & Amanda Grant
Charter Dates: November 17-24, 2012
Area Cruised: Virgin Islands
We hope your charter lived up to your expectations. We would love to know some of your impressions about your yachting vacation. Please answer the following questions and add any comments you may have.

1. Was the crew friendly and accommodating?
Jim and Amanda where very friendly and accommodating. They customized the charter to all of our likes and wants.

2. Was the yacht comfortable and clean?
The yacht was immaculate and very comfortable.

3. Was the yacht well ventilated?
It was very nice having the sitting area up top which is where we spent most of our time.

4. Was the food good and well presented?
Amanda prepared excellent food and customized it to the tastes and likes off everyone in our group.

5. Did you like the area you sailed?
We totally enjoyed where we sailed.

6. Could we have helped you further in any way?
Letting us know that the boat couldn't sail at dark and your flight should get in early in the day would of been useful.

7. May we post this review on our website?

8. Additional comments on your charter?
We can’t say enough how enjoyable this vacation was and the terrific job Jim and Amanda did. Jim and Amanda where wonderful hosts to all of us. They designed an itinerary that fit our group perfectly. Each day was something different and had activities for everyone. Amanda is a wonderful chef. She made great tasting meals for the adults while also making a kid friendly version. Jim and Amanda know the best places to go and when to be there. No matter where we went Jim was able to make it seem like we were the only ones there. On night we were the only boat anchored in a picture perfect bay. It will be very hard to surpass how wonderful this vacation was.

From the Peckhams. aboard Catsy in early April, 2012...

How did you enjoy your cruising vacation?
It was amazing and better than we had hoped!

How would you describe your Captain and crew? Were they courteous? Attentive? Knowledgeable?
Jim and Amanda were awesome.  Both very knowledgeable, fun to be around, attentive and very engaging.  They were truly the perfect match for our group.  Both went above and beyond to ensure a great experience  for our group.

Tell me about your meals? Did the menus meet your group’s expectations?
All the meals were incredible and better than we had expected.

How is the yacht? Is she clean and well maintained? Were your cabins comfortable?
Gorgeous, spacious and very well maintained!

How did you find the pace and the itinerary of your vacation?

Would you charter this yacht again? If not, please explain.  If yes, what are the key reasons?
Definitely yes!  Loved Jim and Amanda and the boat.  Their energy, attentiveness and excellence in assessing and meeting our groups desires and needs was exceptional.

Additional comments:
Everything was perfect!  We couldn’t  have asked for or expected anything better!  

Name:  Angel 
Yacht:  CATSY with Jim & Amanda
Charter Dates:  March 4-10, 2012
Area Cruised:  Virgin Islands

We hope your charter lived up to your expectations.  We would love to know some of your impressions about your yachting vacation.  Please answer the following questions and add any comments you may have.

1.  Was the crew friendly and accommodating?
Yes, the crew was very friendly and accommodating.

2.  Was the yacht comfortable and clean?
Yacht is very comfortable and VERY clean.  Jim takes a lot of pride in keeping everything clean and in great shape.

3.  Was the yacht well ventilated?
Yes, we ran the airconditioning in the evenings, so the cabins were very comfortable for sleeping, during the day, ventilation was not a problem

4.  Was the food good and well presented?
The food was excellent (and beautifully presented)  Amanda did a fantastic job!  We had one vegetarian and one gluten free person on the trip and Amanda was able to masterfully modify the dishes for these needs.

5.  Did you like the area you sailed?
Yes, the crew was very knowlegable regarding our likes and dislikes and were able to change plans midstream when the weather didn't cooperate with some initial plans

6.  Could we have helped you further in any way?
As we were first time visitors, more assistance with the best way to get to the BVI (either via St. Thomas, San Juan etc)  Also, as we had a stop over in Tortola prior to the charter commencing some guidance regarding where to stay, or dine would have been helpful.  But overall, you were very easy to deal with

7.  May we post this review on our website?

8.  Additional comments on your charter?
Amanda and Jim work hard at making this a true vacation.  We didn't have to think about anything, from meals, to activities, to just plain fun and relaxation.  I highly recommend them as crew and the boat Catsy is roomy, comfortable, and very well maintained.  Excellent hot water!



I am back from our week long sailing vacation. Thank you so much for arranging the week and the flights and the many details.

The week not only met our dreams, but blew them away. The boat was clean, modern, roomy and sailed beautifully.

Jim and Amanda were the ultimate hosts. My baggage didn't arrive, it became Jim's problem and a one hour round trip in the rain, in the dingy to pick it up later, was done without a thought to complain. When Kathy's insulin pump died,(not from a swim in the ocean), again Jim made it his problem, and another trip in the dingy to get insulin without a complaint. Jim made us feel welcome, and made sure we had our every wish fulfilled.

The only decisions we really had to make all week were whether to have a Bloody Mary or Mimosa with breakfast or Red or white wine with dinner.

The itinerary included all the hot spots we had read about in the travel guides. We visited party coves and experienced the Will T and Soggy Dollar Bar, scenery unparalleled, snorkeling areas that were breathtaking, Natural sites like the Baths, and secluded isolated anchorages.

Amanda's should never be called a cook. She is a five star rated chef. Never in my life have I experienced 7 consecutive days of food that made me say "Oh Wow" at every meal and every course. Salad nicoisse with grilled tuna and a killer homemade dressing, or chicken roti for lunch, pina colada pancakes or rum infused french toast for breakfast, grilled Mahi Mahi in an amazing tropical marinade, beef tenderloin for dinner as just a sampling of the menu. And the desserts..........homemade cheesecake, key lime pie, and chocolate birthday cake.

They made reservations for us on our one night out for dinner and we had the most amazing lobster dinners in the Caribbean.

Not only can I recommend this boat a crew, but I am already plotting a way to spend another week with them. (they have committed to the Bliss next year.

Thank you again for finding Bliss and arranging a extraordinary week for me and my family. This is an experience they will never forget.
Mike T.

This was one of the best vacations that we have ever taken. Amanda and Jim were both outstanding. Amanda’s meals were amazing, great variety and Amanda did an amazing job tailoring her menu to our particular dietary needs. She also doubled as a great underwater guide. She came diving and snorkeling with us and was very knowledgeable about all the different species. Jim was a great captain and master of ceremonies. He put together the perfect itinerary and kept us moving with lots of great activities. He was also like a private instructor helping us windsurf, water ski and scuba dive. We got on the boat after a very busy week for our wedding and Jim did the extraordinary step of even getting some laundry done for us!

Can’t say enough positive things about them both. They are total pros. The boat is a fantastic. She is in perfect shape, very well maintained and has amazing amenities. The sat tv and internet was a nice surprise that we ended up using even though we thought we would not. The sound system was great and all the “toys” were in great shape and a lot of fun. The dive equipment was brand new and in great shape. I really can’t think of anything that was missing.

The pace and itinerary of our vacation was perfect. After a long hectic week for our wedding, Jim knew and executed the perfect mix of relaxation and activities. We often anchored at out of the way places which afforded great privacy.

Jim and Amanda are a great team and we had a lot of fun hanging out with them. Our charter was only 2 people so we obviously had a lot of attention but I bet Amanda and Jim would be an amazing team for larger groups as well. We are already trying to get a group together to charter with them again.

Matthew and Nichole

Dear Amanda and Jim,

After having a few weeks to reflect on our wonderful vacation we are only more positive that it was the most perfect week we have ever spent together as a family! Far from cell phones, TV, and the pressures of life, we were able to completely relax and connect with each other and the amazing locations, flora and fauna of the BVI.

Your enthusiasm and obvious love of life on the water was contagious. We learned so much from you and we carried home with us splendid memories! (snorkeling with the myriad fish we now know the names of, finding the cannons, swimming through the tunnel, hanging out with sea turtles, seeing the lurking barracudas, hiking to the pirate lookout, our own private beaches and secluded bays, fancy frosty drinks and amazing appetizers after a riotous afternoon of tubing, wakeboarding and kayaking, star lit gourmet dinners, fabulous desserts, we could go on and on...) Quite often you just read our minds, like when you whisked us from Anegada to Norman Island just to find the perfect sunset.

We thank you for your many kindnesses to us that went above and beyond the call of duty. Our week with you will never be forgotten and we are determined to reconnect with you in the future.

Have a great summer!
With sincere gratitude,
Steve, Liz, Betsy, Steven, Hannah, and Claire Smith

CATSY Specifications

LENGTH 62ft (18.9m) BEAM 31ft (9.4m) DRAFT 5ft 3in (1.6m)
GUESTS 8 CREW Captain Jim Grant + 1 REFIT
SPEED 8kts / 12kts STABILISERS None FLAG Virgin Islands (British)

CATSY Accommodations

CATSY can accommodate 8 guests in 4 cabins.
The Master cabin has a queen size bed, shower and toilet.
2 Guest cabins have a double bed, shower and toilet.
A Guest cabin has a queen size bed, shower and toilet.
CATSY is fully air conditioned through out.
Crew has a separate companionway, heads and shower.

Kids: Swimmers age 5 and older please.


Enjoying a day's sailing

Catsy's saloon

Another saloon view

Guest suite

Guest head

The interior dining area

The starboard aft guest suite

Catsy's saloon

More of the saloon area

The Big Jump!

Lounging on the tramps

The expansive stern watersports area

More of the saloon lounging area

Amanda's Galley

Alfresco dining

Another guest suite

Catsy's flybridge lounging area

The port guest queen suite

Stern View

Side View

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