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

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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.


  • Stereo system
  • Wakeboard
  • Fishing equipment
  • Adult waterskis
  • Towing ring
  • Beach games
  • Dinghy: RIB / 13ft 0in (3.9m) / 50HP


  • Voltage: 110
  • Cell phone
  • WiFi and Internet


  • aYacht is insured for diving
  • Guest must be certified
  • 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
  • Diving from aYacht permitted
  • 8 BCs


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

MIMBAW Crew Profile

Captain William was born into a family of naval tradition and was taken to sea before he could see over the steering wheel. This early introduction to sailing meant a brilliant career was on the horizon.  Kite-boarding, diving, kayaking, windsurfing, surfing are just a few of the activities Captain William enjoys showing his guests.  A sailing trip solo around the Atlantic in a rather small boat is a testament to his adventurous spirit.  His love of the sea is infectious and your guests will enjoy catching his relaxed island vibe.


He loves to share his knowledge of the lesser known anchorages, private coves, and secluded beaches and will take you to visit and explore all the unique locations the Caribbean has to offer.  As a PADI Divemaster he delights in leading explorations into the tranquil underwater world which exists in abundance at the diving sites, wrecks and stunning reefs of the Caribbean.


Creative and fun-loving by nature Chef Kim cooks with colour and flair.  Her culinary offerings are only limited by her imagination, which is vast.  She delights in preparing specialized culinary delights that transcend cultural boundaries. Naturally at ease with people, Chef Kim has managed high-end private and corporate events in cosmopolitan London from both front-of-house and the kitchen.  Sharing her culinary expertise for private charter guests is her true passion.  Not one to be type-cast, however, Kim can be relied upon to assume command of the dinghy for wake-boarding, and is always on-hand to capture all your guests special vacation moments on film.


Easy going and thoughtful, Captain William and Chef Kim encourage every guest to make full use of all Mimbaw has to offer.  From the many toys onboard, to island-style cocktails, entertaining, or sunbathing on the trampoline the crew of Mimbaw will help you soak-up and enjoy all aspects of paradise.

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? 



2. Was the yacht comfortable and clean? 


3. Was the yacht well ventilated? 


4. Was the food good and well presented? 


5. Did you like the area you sailed? 



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



7. May we post this review on our website? 



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? 


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:


1 low, 10 high


Pre-charter communication



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

Accuracy of yacht description



Great - just like the photos

Cleanliness of the yacht



Very Clean

Comfort of the yacht



Very Comfortable




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!




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

Crew friendliness and professionalism



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



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

Overall experience





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?


2.  Was the yacht comfortable and clean?


3.  Was the yacht well ventilated?


4.  Was the food good and well presented?


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?

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)
GUESTS 6 CREW Captain William Garnier & Chef Kim Stoklasa REFIT 2010
SPEED 8kts / 10kts STABILISERS None FLAG Virgin Islands (British)

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


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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