MIMBAW

42ft (12.8m) Lagoon - Sleeps 6 guests.

From: $ 7,500 To: $ 12,480 Per Week. Operating in: Caribbean,

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Live-aboard crewed dive catamaran Mimbaw is a luxury Lagoon 410 with 3 cabins in queen size comfort for guests and 1 for the crew. Scuba diving is included for up to 4 dives a day, with or without PADI Intructor (Captain) & Dive master (Chef). Leave behind the "hostel style" live-aboard dive vessels and enter into a luxury all-inclusive catamaran. Your private Chef/Hostess prepares your favorite foods while you enjoy lounging on the trampoline, lounge on the jumbo beanbags between dives. We sail and dive the St. Maarten/St. Barth/Saba area and the British Virgin Islands. You decide where we sail! Mimbaw's experienced captain and dive instructor is eager to offer special consultations on the most pristine dive sites of the islands. Mimbaw is one of only a handful of dive yachts offering NITROX diving. Many toys including a fast dinghy for water sports like water-skiing, tubing, and wake boarding are available for your pleasure at no extra charge. A floating bar and beach lounge barbecue set will add to your unforgettable sailing and diving experience aboard Mimbaw.

AMENITIES

  • Stereo system
  • Wakeboard
  • Towing ring
  • Fishing equipment
  • Adult waterskis
  • Dinghy: RIB / 13ft 0in (3.9m) / 50HP
  • 6 person floating bar with floating chairs and bed
  • 3x Giant Beanbags on the trampoline
  • Beach games including volleyball badminton and more

DECK & SYSTEMS

  • Voltage: 110
  • SATCOM
  • Cell phone
  • WiFi and Internet

DIVING

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

DIVING

Guests pay for air fills ($20/tank) / Nitrox fills ($30/tank),

MIMBAW Crew Profile


Crew Profile Catamaran Mimbaw




Bastiaan



Bastiaan is one of few Captains who can claim an authentic lifelong passion for sailing. Bastiaan was born on a houseboat in the Dutch river De Vecht. At age 4, he was given his own sailing dinghy and fondly remembers the feeling of independence as he held the rudder in his hand. To complement his love of water, Bastiaan received his PADI open water scuba certification in Curacao 15 years ago. He has since dove in sites all around the world, and has qualified as a PADI dive master and scuba instructor.

Bastiaan is thrilled to be able to entertain guests aboard Mimbaw. As an ex-professional cook he will amaze you with his passion for exotic and local dishes. He is easy-going, caring and sociable and gets along well with many. He looks forward to showing you around his favorite nooks in the Caribbean.

Licenses

Captain - PADI Dive instructor - Emergency First Response (CPR, first aid) instructor - STCW 95



Languages

Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish and a little bit of Chinese, Korean and Italian



Hobbies & Interests

Traveling, Sailing, Diving, Windsurfing, Waterskiing, Wakeboarding, Alpine skiing, Mountain biking, Inline skating, Ice skating, Flying sports planes, Rugby, Nature, Kayaking, Horseback riding, Singing, Dancing, Socializing and being your captain



Bastiaan is often assisted by Marie Perez, a freelance charter chef...

Born in the Caribbean, 20 years ago Marie left home to embrace Italy, its culture, cuisine, romance and language.  One of the results is that Marie speaks the full range of Romance languages as well as English.  However, the Caribbean didn’t stray far from the heart, and a passion for the islands and sailing brought Marie back to the islands.  She has been lending her talents and continental experiences (not to mention her warm smile) to charter yachting for the last 4 years in the Virgin Islands, as well as hostessing in local villas.  Marie’s cuisine style reflects her Mediterranean years, spiced with the lush tropical bounty that the Caribbean islands provide.

MIMBAW Specifications

MIMBAW Testimonials


 





MAY 3-10-14



We travelled on May 3-10, 2014 with our two college age kids on the Catamaran Mimbaw.   Capitan Bastiaan and Chef Jenny were the perfect crew for our family vacation…..Very professional and knowledgeable.   



 



The boat was fabulous, very clean and organized!  It had all the toys needed for fun everyday!  Paddle boards, snorkels and masks, fishing and scuba gear.  Our kids wanted to learn how to scuba and Bastiaan was a perfect teacher!   



 



The rooms/bathrooms were perfect in size and very clean.   Every room had several fans that worked great to pull in the summer breeze off the water.  No A/C needed.  



 



We did as much or as little as you wanted too.   Naps every afternoon on the trampoline were wonderful.   



 



The food was delicious!   Chef Jenny cooked amazing meals and snacks.   Beautiful tables were set for every meal.    And yummy drinks were served for happy hour every evening to watch the sunset! 



 



We couldn’t pick a favorite spot.  All the places we stopped were unique and fun!  But the kids would say learning how to scuba was a highlight to the trip!



 



We had a wonderful and unforgettable time with Bastiaan and Jenny and will definitely do again.  We would recommend to anyone!



 



 




















Name: Jay 

Yacht: MIMBAW with Bastiaan Kroon

Charter Dates: January 18 - 25, 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? 

yes


 




2. Was the yacht comfortable and clean? 

yes



3. Was the yacht well ventilated? 

yes




4. Was the food good and well presented? 

mostly




5. Did you like the area you sailed? 

yes




 



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

yes


 




7. May we post this review on our website? 

Yes




 



8. Additional comments on your charter? 

overall, food good and presented nicely. marie, the cook, who is lovely and wonderful, was sea sick for 3-4 days which likely hindered her effectiveness. two meals were overcooked and inedible. captain bastiaan is skilled, energetic, thoroughly knowledgeable with his boat and the bvi, and instills confidence that he can get through any situation. additionally, captain bastiaan wants to please, is extremely personable, naturally entertaining, very bright, worldly, logical, and fun to talk with on a vast array of subjects. i might suggest that virgin island sailing call the client just prior to leaving home on the trip with up to date information as to where and how to meet up with the boat. the bvi is a special place to visit especially sailing. highly recommended! good job!











Name: Chuck 

Yacht: MIMBAW Mimbaw with Daniel Lewis & Tais Bemfica

Charter Dates: November 2-9, 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? 

The Best! It was the very best out of the 7 sailing trips we have taken.



2. Was the yacht comfortable and clean? 

Better then a 5 Star hotel!



3. Was the yacht well ventilated? 

Yes, enjoyed every minute.



4. Was the food good and well presented? 

Is excellent good? The food was off the charts.



5. Did you like the area you sailed? 

We picked where we wanted to go and away we went. They showed us the islands like never before.



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

From start to finished your team was excellent. Wonderful service and love it when a plan comes together.



7. May we post this review on our website? 

Yes



8. Additional comments on your charter? 

Bastiaan and Richard were amazing! We couldn't have been served any better. We caught a Wahoo on the second day and Bastiaan is a Chef for Chefs. What a special treat and who knew how many ways we could eat it. Catamarn Mimbaw can really throw a party! So much fun and excitement. Thanks to Bastiaan and Richard for a job well done. And Ellen thank you for helping us put it all together. Best Vacation Ever, Chuck and the Asheville crew



 







Mimbaw May 12...


We loved our vacation, we think it was the best vacation ever.



Captain Bastiaan and Jenny were both awesome! Bastiaan seemed very knowledgeable about the area and sailing in general. They were both extremely friendly and attentive.  I have only glowing positive reports on both. Bastiaan was fun, engaging, intuitive, knowledgeable, interesting and full of life. Jenny was courteous, helpful also interesting, a great cook ,knowledgeable and friendly.



The meals were great! Breakfast was served with cereal, yogurt, fruit, then came the eggs, bacon. We were also served pancakes and locks with bagels...Dinner was great every night, they paid attention to our preferences.



Mimbaw was very clean, the cockpit was comfortable and always had enough shade. They made sure of it with a cover over the trampoline.



 



We enjoyed Bastiaan’s stories and enthusiasm, Jenny’s food and cooking mined in with a sweet personality.



We found our time very relaxing.



The diving was a lot of fun, the only thing that could of made it better would be if the medical forms were emailed to us earlier, before we arrived on the boat. Bastiaan did a great job while we were in the water.



We would charter this yacht and crew again anywhere in the world!!!



We had an absolutely splendid time. I do not know when my mother was more relaxed. My girlfriend, Judy, even though she had some sea sickness still had a great time. It  truly was a pleasure getting to know Bastiaan and Jenny, two very inspiring people.  Again, honestly it was the best vacation of my life, so far!



 



 



 





 



 



 



 



May 2012



 



 



Name of Yacht: Mimbaw                        Sailing Area:            BVI                        Your Name (optional):



 

























































Please rate the folllowing:




Rating



1 low, 10 high




Comments




Pre-charter communication



 




10




 always helpful and responded within 24 hours which is NOT common in writing with others in the islands




Accuracy of yacht description



 




10




Great - just like the photos




Cleanliness of the yacht



 




10




Very Clean




Comfort of the yacht



 




10




Very Comfortable




Food



 




8




Jennie, the first mate, did a great job of preparing food. She also was really into plating and really catering to our group. I would recommend perhaps more bbq - we had hamburgers one day and Jennie grilled them to perfection. That would be my only comment - more grill!




Drinks



 




9




Jennie and Bastiaan both made amazing drinks - bloody mary’s, pina coladas, frozen mojitos, you name it. It was great.




Crew friendliness and professionalism



 




10




They were very proud of their work - Bastiaan with his toys and adventures and surprises and Jennie with her beautiful food and plating. They definitely went above and beyond.




Crew competence



 




10




They were so competent on the sea. We felt very safe and always like we were in good hands.




Overall experience



 




10




Best.Vacation.Ever.




 



I would recommend this yacht for:



 



Romantic Getaway                        Families                        Party Week                         Couples Retreat



 



Honestly, I feel that Bastiaan is very professional and is an amazing host. He will take you out all night long if you wanted or he will set up a romantic private dinner on the beach for you. He will cater to whatever type of vacation you want. It sounded like they do a bit of everything and they are so relaxed and laid back that they can cater.



Were the sailing area and conditions suitable for this yacht?



 



Perfect - we were first timers and I would stress to Late Sail to encourage people to hit the BVIs over other islands for their first time. I am usually pretty extreme about my travel spots and I like to go to spots less traveled. I did not want to do the BVIs and wanted to something else like Antigua but honestly the BVIs were perfect. There were no long sails which was great because one person ended up having a little sea sickness. Honestly, longer sails at some of the other islands would’ve



been too much for everyone. We stopped at 14 different places and it was great to be able to jump around to a lot of little islands, bars, and snorkel spots.



 



Was this yacht a good fit for you and your crew?



 



Bastiaan is AMAZING. His stories and life is so interesting and we really got a long. He seemed like he was born to do sailing and yacht charters. We are an internationally minded group so we just loved Bastiaan and his background. We also loved Jennie’s Aussie spirit. They were just a PERFECT fit for us.



 



What did you like best about your charter?



 



Hands down - the crew. Bastiaan was so funny, warm, and welcoming - such an interesting character with an interesting history. He was so laid back about his boat, his toys, and we really felt like home. Jennie was also fantastic. They were great hosts and had fun friends. Their other friends worked super yachts and took us on some amazing boat tours. Now we want to go yachting - ha!



 



The food and drink and service was fantastic. Honestly we were a bit nervous since we are all foodies and cocktail fans from New York. We forgot our cocktail set and Bastiaan had everything we needed! It was impressive. Jennie cooked fabulous meals too.



 



What did you like least about your charter?



 



Honestly - there was nothing that I liked least - maybe the occasional cloudy weather, the harsh reality of grey New York post charter, etc.



 



Would you charter this yacht again and/or recommend it to others?



 



I would definitely charter this yacht again for Bastiaan, Jennie, and all their amazing toys. It was so fun and we have joked about doing my bachelorette party on the boat.



 



           



 



 



 



Name:  Louis 

Yacht:  MIMBAW with Bastiaan and Carol

Charter Dates:  March 6 - 13, 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



2.  Was the yacht comfortable and clean?

Yes



3.  Was the yacht well ventilated?

Yes



4.  Was the food good and well presented?

Yes



5.  Did you like the area you sailed?

Yes



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

No



7.  May we post this review on our website?

Yes



8.  Additional comments on your charter?

This is the second time we've chartered a boat, first time with Captain Bastian and First Mate Darren.  We had a fantastic time- the crew was very accomodating, friendly and fun!  We will definitely come again and rebook with Mimbaw and  Captain Bastian.  Thanks for such a great time!



MIMBAW Specifications

LENGTH 42ft (12.8m) BEAM 24ft (7.3m) DRAFT 3ft 0in (0.9m)
YEAR BUILT 2001 BUILDER Lagoon DESIGNER
GUESTS 6 CREW Captain Bastiaan Kroon & Chef Marie Perez REFIT 2010
SPEED 8kts / 10kts STABILISERS None FLAG Virgin Islands (British)
ENGINES

MIMBAW Accommodations

MIMBAW can accommodate 6 guests in 3 cabins.
The Master cabin has a queen size bed, and a shared shower and toilet.
2 Guest cabins have a queen size bed, and a shared shower and toilet.
Eco-friendly bottom paint, new accent paint, 1500 Watt Solar Panels on the hard top, LEDs throughout, fans, and cabin-top lounging area

 
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Resort Diving, PADI to Divemaster/Nitrox

The Cockpit is a great place to dine al fresco.

Aft guest cabin

Skipper Bastiaan reels one in

Tender takes 8 and still water ski!

We have dive & snorkel gear for all ages

3 Dbl. Kayaks, Waterskis, 23 Dive Tanks!

Captain & Dive Master Bastiaan can show you all t

Let us be your guides in Saba's rain forest.

You pick the itinerary-we sail the Leeward Islands

Mimbaw - Best Caribbean adventure sailing!

Dolphins on Mimbaw's bow

Trampoline beanbags are a great to relax

The saloon

Forward Guest Cabin

Aft guest cabin

Mimbaw is a great place for families to reconnect.

Mimbaw's guests enjoying the rush of the Bubbly Po

Guests catching fish for tonights dinner.

Our chef turns fresh catch into sushi on the tramp

Guests are welcome to sail the boat too

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