VACOA, Lagoon 620 launched in Spring 2014, accomodates 10 guests in 5 double cabins (queen beds) with ensuite bathroom and separate shower. She has numerous high quality equipment (bedding, crockery, decoration, Bose system, home cinema, playstation, games, ect) and is the ideal boat for family or groups looking for a luxurious, comfortable and fast catamaran.
With respect to water sports, her tenderlift is an ideal sunbathing plateform while its 17" and 90 HP tender is perfect for waterskiing, wakeboarding and kneebording. Besides snorkeling gear, fishing rods with stand, she is also equipped with a flybridge with a cocktail table, cushions, mattresses and a bimini.
Based in St Marteen, VACOA is available for charter from December to April every year to sail in the islands located between the Virgin Islands and Grenada.
She has a wonderful crew of 3 members including a chef.
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VACOA Crew Profile
Captain: Jason Lemeiux (29)
Jason is a French Canadian with 15,000 nautical miles under his belt as skipper. He has an RYA Yachtmaster Offshore license and he's also a private pilot. In a somewhat less mechanical vein, prior to getting into yachting professionally, Jason was involved in equestrian management and transport in Quebec, with his own firm doing everything from horsetrailer sales to transporting and caring for horse, to importing and exporting.
Jason has cruised extensively throughout the Caribbean on some large motor and sailing yachts over the past 3 years.
Chef: Christine HEDELINE (48)
Languages : Fluent English and French, basic German.
STCW 95 (Basic safety training for sea cabin crew).
Christine has been working on yachts since 2008, in Caribbean and Mediterranean. She won the culinary contest of the best entree at the BVI Charter Yacht Show in 2013 (and 3rd place for the best dessert).
A few words from Christine : "Cooking has always been part of my life...the very essential way of living, growing children, taking care, enjoying moments with friends or family.
I have discovered professionnal cooking lately, by chance... I have been working very hard in Fine French Restaurants and improved step by step to become a professional Chef.
Passion for sea and boat life came then..."
Hostess: Marina ARESU (35)
Languages: Fluent English, French. Mother tong Italian.
Marina has recently joined Vacoa as the stewardess. She originally studied as a translator at the Italian Univerisity of Palermo, then she lived in Brussels for two years working as a translator. She returned to Italy and worked as Sales Assistant for Louis Vuitton in Palermo.
She was born in Italy and spent a lot of time enjoying all aspects of the sea. She worked on board Club Med 2, the largest sailing five-masts vessel in the world, as a Customer Assistant, ensuring clients’ time on board was enjoyable and problem free; she has a special ability to anticipate their wishes and needs.
She will make you feel at home on board Vacoa wherever you are…
Message for the broker : I have no words (which everyone will tell youis unusual for me J)! The guests had a fabulous time on VACOA. The comments keepcoming.
“The crew was amazing and Christine was just incredible. We ate likekings all week. Claire and Xavier were so nice and wonderful. Thevacation was amazing! We loved every minute of it....the best vacation ever”.
“It was incredible! I’m readyto look for next year. Call me!”
Feed back from broker:
"My clients had a wonderful time aboard VACOA. Thank you very much to you and your excellent crew for an excellent charter!"
Charter 9th-16th May 2015 - St Marteen-St Barth:
Te envío como recuerdo dos fotos del grupo de navegantes argentinos, de la semana del 9-5 al 16-5-15. Hemos pasado una semana muy linda y nos hemos sentido muy satisfechos por las atenciones de toda la tripulación.
Un cordial saludo para los tres y espero nos podamos volver a re-encontrar.
Charter 19th-26th April 2015 - St Marteen:
Feedback from the broker :
« I finally got ahold of M. XXX to get a report on their sailing vacation in St Martin with Xavier and Clare and Christine on VACOA and he has only superlatives for the boat, crew and experience. He was ecstatic about the food, the service, Xavier’s energy and flexibility with doing water sports with the kids, playing DJ and helping guidethe itinerary choices.
They said they wouldcharter that boat again with that crew. »
Charter 05th -13th April 2015 - Tortola
« Our charter has been sensational! Xavier is very skilled and knowledgeable, first mate Claire has been wonderful, and chef Manuela extraordinary, fabulous cuisine.
All of the crew work well together. Susan and I speak French with them, some Italian with Manuela, but they are all fluent in English. They have been particularly patient and helpful with the grandchildren.
The boat itself is super, but the setup of the bathrooms could be better, which has nothing to do with the crew, of course.
I am glad that we held out for VACOA ».
|LENGTH||62ft (18.9m)||BEAM||33ft (10.1m)||DRAFT||5ft 1in (1.5m)|
|YEAR BUILT||2014||BUILDER||CNB Lagoon||DESIGNER||VPLP and Nauta Yachts|
|GUESTS||10||CREW||Captain Jason Lemeiux + 2||REFIT|
|SPEED||10kts / 12kts||STABILISERS||None||FLAG||United Kingdom|
|ENGINES||2x Volvo 150hp|
VACOA can accommodate 10 guests in 5 cabins.
The Master cabin has a queen size bed, shower and toilet.
4 Guest cabins have a queen size bed, shower and toilet.
VACOA is fully air conditioned through out. The voltage onboard is 220 volts. Smoking is allowed on deck. VACOA´s crew has a separate heads and shower. Guests are not allowed to bring pets onboard.
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