RUBICON

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RUBICON
Length: 44 Max. Guests: 5 Cabins: 3 Per Week: $10,250 - $14,250
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  • Crew Profile
  • Amenities

Accommodations

She accommodates up to 5 guests in three private cabins described below. Each stateroom is equipped with ensuite bathroom, electric fans in each cabin, and A/C in two forward cabins.

CABIN 1: Port side forward, featuring a queen-sized berth, large opening hatch overhead, 2 large closets, 2 bedside shelves. (Cabins 1 & 2 are equivalent in the layout.) A private bathroom and shower/small tub adjoin.

CABIN 2: Starboard side forward, featuring a queen-sized berth, large opening hatch overhead, 2 large closets and 2 beside shelves. (Cabins 1 & 2 are equivalent in the layout.) A private bathroom and shower/small tub adjoin.

CABIN 3: starboard side aft, a double size berth, large opening hatch overhead, dresser, and vanity. Adjoining, is a private bathroom.

If you have ever wanted to sleep under the stars, Rubicon's trampolines also offer spacious star-spangled sleeping quarters.

Dimensions of queen beds: 73"x57"
Headroom in Cabins: 73"
Headroom in Salon: 75.5"

RUBICON has a new Honda 2000 watt generator that runs the A/C all night at anchor! However, it really only sufficiently cools the two fwd cabins OR the salon, so we can only offer A/C for two cabins. RUBICON also has a 2kw inverter and a 15 gph watermaker

The main salon seats 10 guests and crew. The cockpit table seats 8 guests and crew.

Rubicon also has trampoline awnings for the foredeck.

Price Details

DAY CHARTER rate is $2,070.00 + 4% tax for 6 pax; or $2,400.00 + 4% tax for 8 pax.
(Please ask for day charter rates up to 12 pax)

Special for weekly charters:
One Child $250 Discount per charter- aged 6 and under.
Repeat clients 5% discount

Please add 4% Port Authority Tax to charter rates

Bottled waters are not included in the rates, as Rubicon has a charcoal filtered Reverse Osmosis water which is high quality. Rubicon is supporting eco-friendly "green" options by avoiding use of plastic bottles where possible.

All inclusive Cruises of 7 days require 1 dinner ashore.

Minimum 5 pax rate plus 10% for Christmas
Minimum 5 pax rate plus 15% for New Years
No Captain only for Christmas/New Years

REQUIRE 48 HOUR TURNAROUND BETWEEN CHARTERS IN EXUMAS

A typical charter starting and finishing in Georgetown would be spending time around different islands each day. Lee Stocking for snorkeling, beach walk at Williams Cay along with SUP in a quiet bay. Snorkeling blue holes, enjoying quiet beaches and anchorages when not sailing.
Other islands to stop at would be Glass Cay, Stocking Island, White Bay Cay, Square Rock Cay.

Yacht Relocation fees:
$2,000 Nassau each way
$1,700 Normans Cay each way
$1,000 Staniel Cay each way

All rates are for 7 nights, 8 days. To prorate these rates:
For 6 nights divide weekly rate by 7 and multiply by 6
For 5 nights or less divide weekly rate by 6 then multiply by number of nights.

Kitesurfing charters:
Kitesurfing lessons are additional, with a customized instruction rate ranges between $100 and $175 per person per hour, depending on experience.
For kitesurfing guests who know how to ride, and do not require tuition, the normal charter rate applies.

Locations if clients prefer to be dockside in the evenings: Exuma Yachtclub, George Town. Emerald Bay Marina, Exuma, Cave Cay, Farmer's Cay, Staniel Cay. Clients will need to pay dockage fees.

Locations

Winter Operations Bahamas
Summer Operations Bahamas
Layout

Specifications - aa

Type Cat Other Pick-up Stanley Cay or Norman Cay
Deck Shower Yes Year Built 1997
Length 44 Turn-around 48 hours or TBD
Tube No Cabins 3
Guests 5 King
A/C Partial Queen 2
Beam 23.6 Double 1
Pref. Pick-up Georgetown, Great Exuma (GGT) Single
Draft 3.0 Twin
Cruising Speed 7 knots Pullman
Helipad No Showers 2
Max Speed 11 knots Heads 3
Pref. Pick-up Georgetown, Great Exuma (GGT) Eletric Heads
Draft 3.0 Jacuzzi No

Additional Specs

Resort Course Full Course
License - Air Compressor Not Onboard
Tanks BCs
Wet Suits Weight Sets
# of Dives # of Divers
Night Dives Dive Lights
Dive Info Two dive centers in Exuma and one in Staniel Cay Dive Costs
Regulators Scuba On Board Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
Communication VHF
Cell phone

Guests can invest in $30/week for international wifi on their smartphones and iPads. Works great when 4 miles away from a repeater in the Exuma Cays. Each island has a repeater so sailing by or anchored there ensures a good connection.
Other Toys 2 x Jimmy Lewis Stand up Paddleboards
Kiteboard - There are 3-4 sets of gear on board.
Extra can be rented: kite, bar, and board: $950 for the week p person.
Helpful if each person brings their own harness.
Surf board
Eco-Adventures including feeding swimming pigs, snorkeling, kayaking, hiking nature trails, sailing and enjoying remote beaches
Beach volleyball
A spinning rod, casting rod, and 2 trolling rods, plus hand lines for fishing.
New BBQ grill June 2015
One 14 ft kayak. It's technically a single person but often accommodates 2 pax.
Other Entertainment Satellite Radio for music & news
Surround Sound in main salon & cockpit speakers

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Crew Size: 2
Captain Name: Adam Dreffin
Captain Nation: US

Crew Profile

Captain Name: CAPTAIN: ADAM DREFFIN
Adam was born in the Exumas aboard the boat of his parents. He was a real water baby. He shot his first lobster at age 6. As a youth, Adam would disappear into hidden coves with his brother, trolling for fish while handling a sailing dinghy. He explored everywhere and is familiar with every island. His passion for the Bahamas is evident.

Adam's parents, along with his younger brother Warren, all set off for a world cruise on their sailing boat once the boys reached teenage years, so Adam is also very widely travelled to many exotic parts of the world. When they reached Australia the boys went to school and college there, whilst their parents continued their cruise back home to the Bahamas.

Summers during school, Adam captained catamarans for Broadreach Sailing School in the French West Indies with high school kids aboard. He's also captained large yachts in New England and delivered vessels from the Mediterranean. He has run charters aboard Rubicon for several years in Exumas, Bahamas.

Adam holds an MCA Master of Yachts 200 Tons. In addition to being a highly skilled captain, he is an avid sportsman on the water. He kite-surfs, windsurfs and relishes catching game fish while trolling between islands. He is also certified as a Sivananda yoga instructor.

CHEF/HOSTESS SOPHIE DIFILIPPO
Sophie is highly skilled , both as a chef and a captain holding a USCG Master license. She has a magnetic smile, an endearing personality and radiates the kind of happy that rubs off on everyone around her. Maybe that’s because she grew up on a small farm outside of Philadelphia with three, doting older brothers. Loving, fun yet challenging, a lot like yachting.

Sophie says, “Growing up I always had a strong passion for the ocean. I always waited with excitement for Friday after school to race down to the beach so I could go sailing. I was always outside, snowboarding in winter and in summer fishing and playing in the creek behind our house. On summer weekends my Dad and I would head to the beach to sail, racing most Wednesday nights on the Chesapeake.”

It was also thanks to Dad that Sophie became such an excellent chef. He taught her his Great Grandmother’s Italian recipes and she grew up cooking for the family. When she was just 14 years old she began working in an Italian restaurant and by 17 she was working on sailboats as a chef/mate. She quickly achieved her captain's license and worked as a delivery skipper. For the last two years she’s been delighting guests as chef/mate aboard a charter yacht in the Exumas, Bahamas.

Favorites meals to prepare: Italian dishes, fresh fish, and Greek dishes. Friends and guests especially rave about her sauces. Sophie is also adept at special meals, kids’ menus and restricted diets. Her motto: “Do what you love and love what you do.” Cooking and eating well top the charts!!

Amenities

Salon Stereo Yes Salon TV/VCR Yes
Nude No Books Yes
Pets Aboard No Pet Type
Guest Pets Camcorder Yes
# Dine In Water Maker Yes
Water Cap. Ice Maker No
# of DVDs/Movies Yes # of CD's Library
Board Games Yes Sun Awning Yes
Bimini Yes Special Diets Yes
Kosher No BBQ Yes
Gay Charters No Hairdryers No
# Port Hatches 20 Guests Smokes Cockpit & Outside
Crew Smokes No Children Ok Yes
Minimum Age Any Generator Yes
Inverter Yes Voltages 2000 watts
Hammock Yes Windscoops No

Water Sports

Dinghy Size 11 ft Kayaks 1 PAX 1
Dinghy hp 25 hp Floating Mats No
Dinghy # pax 8 Swim Platform Yes
Water Skis Adult No Boarding Ladder (Loc/Type) Yes, extension port sugarscoop
Water Skis Kids No Sailing Dinghy No
Jet Skis No Beach Games Yes
Wave Runners No Fishing Gear Yes
Kneeboard No Gear Type 2 Yoyos
Windsurfer No Rods
Snorkel Gear Yes U/Water Camera Yes
Scurfer No U/Water Video
Wake Board No