45ft (13.7m) Robertson & Caine - Sleeps 6 guests.

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Madiba is a luxury sailing yacht built and designed for one primary purpose:  PLEASURE.  Within the interior of this 45ft. Robertson & Caine catamaran you will realize opulence and elegance beyond expectation.  The cabins are immaculate and maintained daily by your ever-gracious hostess, Colleen.  She clearly takes great pride in her yacht and demonstrates this every day in the care and consideration she takes in catering to your personal needs and preferences. 
Each Guest Suite has a private bathroom with AC and complete electricity.  Madiba’s interior is like a home away from home.  You will want for nothing because Madiba is equipped with everything you’ll need for a Caribbean holiday that you will remember for years to come.  Colleen has a wealth of experience in the private-charter and hospitality industry and enjoys sharing her love of life and passion for excellence, style, and the good life.  Her award-winning culinary talent and exquisite presentation will delight you and your guests each and every night.  Chef & Mate Colleen believes "strangers are just friends we have not met" and the compassionate care one receives aboard Madiba is a testament to her true love and appreciation of her guests.  Their guests continue to return to the Caribbean for holiday on Madiba with Pete and Colleen because once you’ve had the best … everything else pales in comparison.
The ample exterior of the yacht accommodates guests of all variety.  So while you may wish to quietly read and enjoy the panoramic view from the trampoline, others are free to actively explore our crystal blue waters, dive from the aft deck or experience the water sports with expert Captain Peter orchestrating the activities.
Captain Peter is one of the best captains in the BVI Charter Industry.  He has a well-earned reputation for exceptional service, safety, and extensive knowledge of our beautiful Caribbean waters all along the Leeward Islands.  He’ll sail you to secluded coves and beaches that will take your breath away.  As a licensed PADI diving instructor, guests aboard Madiba are offered a plethora of dive sites that create the memories most of us can only dream of.  So if the kids want just one more ride on the Towing Tube, Captain Peter is enthusiastically ready for more fun in the sun.  Captain Peter and Chef Colleen Leube are at the helm of Madiba, ready to take you on Madiba where you will experience your dream charter.


  • CD library
  • DVD player
  • Fishing equipment
  • Kneeboard
  • DVD library
  • Stereo system
  • Air bed
  • Wakeboard
  • 1 kayaks
  • Dinghy: Center Console / 13ft 0in (3.9m) / 40HP
  • Kite board equipment
  • Dinghy: Caribe / 11ft 0in (3.0m) / 30HP
  • Beach games
  • Paddleboard


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


  • aYacht is insured for diving
  • Diving from aYacht permitted
  • 6 regulators
  • Crew certification: Instructor
  • Instruction available for non-certified guest
  • Snorkeling gear
  • At least one crew member is a certified diver
  • 6 scuba tanks
  • At least one crew member is a certified instructor
  • 6 BCs


$35/diver/dive, guests rent or bring BCs and Regs ($125/diver/week)
Resort Course: $150/student diver
Open Water Referral Cert: $250

MADIBA Crew Profile

Peter and Colleen Leube‚Ä®
Captain and Chef

Peter has followed varied and exciting professions ranging from salvage diving on the African Coast to cattle and game farming in Zimbabwe. For the past 4 years he has been involved with the BVI Charter industry where he has earned the reputation of being a very popular and friendly Charter Captain. He has extensive sailing experience together with 6 Ocean crossings and more than 100,000 sea miles and holds a RYA Yacht Master Ocean Certificate. Your safety will be in good hands. Peter is also a Scuba PADI diving Instructor and takes pleasure in showing his guests the fabulous dive sites that he has found in the Caribbean. He is the perfect charter Captain to take you on your next unique and unforgettable vacation!

Colleen was born in Rhodesia and has traveled and lived throughout Africa, Europe and even Las Vegas! Before marrying Peter, she worked in the travel, airline, hotel, restaurant, tourism and car hire industries. Her motto that "strangers are just friends we have not met" demonstrates her likable and outgoing personality. From an early age, she took a keen interest in cooking and her experience in restaurants and on succesful charter yachts has refined her inventive gourmet talents. She has also trained at the Chez Gourmet School of Cooking and loves to adapt to the personal preferences of her guests which makes her a warm and welcoming host.

MADIBA Specifications

MADIBA Testimonials

The Willers family, aboard Madiba in late March, 2016, including all the kids, wrote:


Name: Bob & Jane 
Yacht: MADIBA with Peter & Colleen Leube
Charter Dates: May 1-8, 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? 
Peter and Colleen were wonderful in every way. Their kindness, caring, good nature, humor, and friendship made our sailing experience truly the "best holiday" ever!

2. Was the yacht comfortable and clean? 
All accommodations were more than we had imagined. The yacht was not only comfortable and spotless, it provided spaces for group gatherings, quiet moments, and relaxation. It was an amazing "home away from home"!

3. Was the yacht well ventilated? 
Yes, we loved the hatches which provided a nightly view to the sky, as well as good ventilation.

4. Was the food good and well presented? 
This was one of the many "best things" about our trip. Colleen is an expert chef who prepared everything with our wishes in mind. We felt as if we were in a 5 star restaurant every day. The variety, flavors, and lightness of the food, as well as the beautiful presentation made us exclaim in "awe" each day!

5. Did you like the area you sailed? 
Yes. This was our first experience in the islands and Peter and Colleen took us to beautiful snorkeling areas, quiet places for swimming and island hiking, as well as their knowledge of the area provided us with the history and background of each area. We really loved it all!

6. Could we have helped you further in any way? 
Our holiday was more than we had hoped for....and expected. Each person in your organization helped us in any way we needed. It was truly an "Adventure in Paradise"!

7. May we post this review on our website? 

8. Additional comments on your charter? 
Peter and Colleen were wonderful in every way. We loved our time with them and count them among our many friends. Their expertise as "Yacht hosts", chefs, and personal attendants made this a wonderful experience in every way. We all felt sad as we departed the Madiba and hope to return in the future. We have already recommended the trip to several friends and have encouraged them to request sailing with Peter and Colleen on the Madiba. Thank you for providing an "Adventure in Paradise" for us!


MARCH 2014
We had a wonderful time on our Madiba charter. By far the most relaxing enjoyable vacation we have had in recent with our family. We have already recommended Madiba and you guys to so many of our friends.
The boat was very clean and suited our needs beautifully. Beds were comfortable, all is well appointed and we had plenty of space for a family of 4. I do not think pictures of the outside table area do justice to how spacious it is. Colleen and Peter are highly professional and organized and they were just the right fit for us. They took very good care of us, they were accommodating and personable, but they maintained some professional distance as well which we appreciated. We never felt like we needed to entertain them. They knew intuitively when to be around and when just to give us some time as a family. They work very hard to make everything smooth and to take all the worries off your shoulders for the week. They are an excellent team and they do their job well. Colleen served us lovely food and had such pretty table settings- you could see that she cared about making things nice.  Peter always said yes when the kids wanted to ski or snorkel or kayak and he was patient as they tried to learn new skills. We loved being able to be so close to the water all the time, to jump in and out as suited us, to be able to enjoy lovely meals with our family without having to deal with all of the prep and clean up that comes with every day life, to have access to all of the fun toys the boat carries. It was an ideal break and we look forward to doing it again. Peter is an accomplished, steady, mature captain and I felt like our family was in excellent hands. Both he and Colleen were great at directing us to the best the BVI had to offer and giving us background about the place. Delightful! Thank you for pairing us with this lovely boat and team.
Best, Kristie and Martin 
23-30 March 2014

Name: Kimberly 

Yacht: S/V Madiba

Date:  June 22-29, 2013

Thank you for selecting Barrington-Hall Corporation for your tropical adventure. Kindly take a few moments to honestly evaluate your experience onboard your selected vessel. We are committed to dealing with the very best in this industry, and your comments and impressions allow BHC, your crew and your yacht to make any necessary improvements. If necessary, longer explanations may be attached on a separate page.

Comment on the comfort onboard Madiba:   Perfect .

Comment on the condition of Madiba:  Excellent

Comment on the cleanliness of Madiba: Couldn’t have been better.

The bed, lounge and outdoor areas were very clean and comfortable.  Colleen and Peter were always cleaning up – the bathroom was cleaned multiple times per day, our beds were made within a hour of getting up and turned down with water and chocolates at night.  The boat was spotless and in perfect condition.  The AC, fans and lights in our cabin were essential and worked perfectly.  Equipment (dive, snorkel, kajak, tube, etc) all in excellent condition.

Comment on the congeniality of the Captain and crew:  Wonderful


Comment on the service of the Captain and crew: Spectacular

Comment on the fun aspect of the Captain and crew:  Great

Comment on the expertise of the Captain and crew:  Beyond expectations

Colleen and Peter could not have been better hosts.  They were friends by the end of the trip, but never skipped a beat to wait on us at all times.  Between helping Jeff catch fish, to getting out the paddleboard the minute I said, I think I might like to go paddle boarding, they were right there.   Peter was an invaluable dive master, patient with our new divers and very informed.  They knew so much about the area and took us to beautiful places and were extremely responsive to our requests.

Comment on the quality of your meals: Fabulous

Comment on the presentation of your meals: Beautiful

I’m an excellent cook myself, and we are all avid foodie, so I expected that this would be the most difficult aspect of the trip to meet my expectations, but I was wrong.  The food was absolutely gourmet – breakfast, lunch and dinner.  I was amazed at how beautiful and tasty everything was, and how also how Colleen didn’t cut corners one bit.  Even the snacks available throughout the day were perfect for us.  They responded to everything on our questionnaire plus added so much more.


April 2013

Name:  Jessica 
Yacht:  MADIBA with Peter & Colleen Leube
Charter Dates:  April 13-19, 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?
Absolutely.  Peter and Colleen were a pleasure to spend time with and they took excellent care of us.

2.  Was the yacht comfortable and clean?
Yes, very

3.  Was the yacht well ventilated?

4.  Was the food good and well presented?
The food was delicious as well as beautiful.

5.  Did you like the area you sailed?

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

7.  May we post this review on our website?

8.  Additional comments on your charter?
Just want to say that this was the trip of a lifetime.  First and foremost, Colleen and Peter made it so.  Such nice people, warm, fun and friendly, yet at the same time discreet, they spoiled us with first-class service and catered to our every whim.  

William's family charter, May, 2012


We had a great time on Madiba.  It exceeded our expectations in every way.  We loved Peter and Colleen!  Colleen is warm, friendly, easy to talk to, and from the first moment made us feel comfortable and at home.  Peter is incredibly patient and kind and always prepared for any activity we wanted to do.  We felt completely safe in his very capable hands.  They catered to our every whim, and did it with a smile.  They are natural hosts and know how to make guests feel simultaneously like royalty and like family.

The food was delicious.  I was most impressed with how fresh everything was.  Colleen had obviously paid attention to our food preferences.  Every single meal was a gourmet treat.  I only wish I'd eaten more!

The boat was terrific.  Every amenity we could have wanted and impeccably clean. It was like staying in a hotel with daily (sometimes hourly) maid service--something I hadn't expected.  The thing I liked best is that Peter and Colleen do this enormous amount of work seemingly without effort.  It felt like everything was being accomplished magically.

In short,
Madiba was perfect, and we would charter her again in a heartbeat.



Thank you so much. It was awesome! The girls and I missed

Colleen’s cooking this week already. The meals were amazing .

Presentation, taste, variety, everything was perfect! Meals were our

topic of discussion everyday wondering what would be for lunch and

dinner. Peter was great too. Diving was wonderful. Great sites and

really cool commentary from Peter who is a very well read historian .

Colleen made perfect use of our preference lists and couldn't have

been with two more gracious hosts. I have already reccomended you and

your service and this boat to many people. I would love to write a

more detailed letter to you soon. It was the best trip as a family I

have ever taken!! Really cool to have my entire family within 45 feet

all week! It was like eating at my favorite restaurant everyday with

a different menu.

Thank you so much , Wade




Charter Dates:  January 29 - February 4, 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?
Absolutely, they were the Best

2.  Was the yacht comfortable and clean?
Excellent - all passangers were very happy

3.  Was the yacht well ventilated?

4.  Was the food good and well presented?
Out of this world

5.  Did you like the area you sailed?

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

7.  May we post this review on our website?

8.  Additional comments on your charter?
Our trip on Madiba was extraordinary.  The food was fantastic, the diving was excellent and very well guided, and the company was most enjoyable.  Peter and Colleen run an extremely professional operation!

MADIBA Specifications

LENGTH 45ft (13.7m) BEAM 24ft (7.3m) DRAFT 5ft 0in (1.5m)
YEAR BUILT 1998 BUILDER Robertson & Caine DESIGNER A. Simonis
GUESTS 6 CREW Captain Peter Leube + 1 REFIT 2012
SPEED 9kts STABILISERS None FLAG Virgin Islands (British)
ENGINES 2 50 Yanmar

MADIBA Accommodations

MADIBA can accommodate 6 guests in 3 cabins.
All 3 guest cabins have a queen size bed, shower and electric head. All the guest cabins are equal in size.
MADIBA has air conditioning in the saloon.
Crew has a separate heads and shower.

There are individual air conditioning units in each cabin, as well as the salon.

All toilets are electric.


Running with the chute



Madiba Mascot!

Foredeck and tramps

Cockpit area

Aft Deck and the tender

Saloon and Interior Dining Area

A panorama of Madiba's saloon


One of the guest heads

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