LADY J

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LADY J
Length: 142 Max. Guests: 12 Cabins: 5 Per Week: $109,000 - $119,000
  • Overview
  • Boat Specs
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  • Crew Profile
  • Amenities

Accommodations

ON DECK MASTER STATEROOM: Forward. Upon entering, there is an office to starboard and a small drinks refrigerator. The master stateroom is full beam with walk-around king size bed, sofa, and vanity. There are two separate entrances to the en-suite his-and-hers bathroom with twin sinks. His with stall shower, hers with Jacuzzi tub. Private head. Entertainment system featuring 27� flat screen TV/DVD/CD with individual satellite receiver, and iPod docking station. Large windows create abundant natural light in the Master Stateroom if desired.

BELOW DECKS GUEST STATEROOMS:
AFT TO PORT: Situated mid-ships. Walk-around queen-sized bed. En-suite features tub with shower overhead, sink, bidet and head. Entertainment system featuring 20� flat screen TV/DVD/CD.

AFT TO STARBOARD: Situated midships: Walk-around queen-size bed. En-suite features tub with shower overhead, sink, bidet and head. Entertainment system featuring 20� flat screen TV/DVD/CD.

FORWARD TO PORT: Spacious stateroom with twin beds and one trundle, with the option to convert the twins to a walkaround king bed. Entertainment system features 20� flat screen TV/DVD/CD. En-suite features a tub with shower overhead, sink and head.

FORWARD TO STARBOARD: Spacious stateroom with twin beds and one trundle, with the option to convert the twins to a walkaround king bed. Entertainment system features 20� flat screen TV/DVD/CD. En-suite features a tub with shower overhead, sink and head.

All staterooms include individual satellite receivers, individual climate control, port holes allowing natural light, robes, slippers, hairdryers, reading lights, night lights, iPod docking stations, and luxurious bath products.

AFT DECK: Covered al fresco dining area for 6-10 guests utilizing the expandable aft deck dining table. 4 chaise lounges with cocktail tables aft. Centerline stairwell to the swim platform.

MAIN SALON: L-shaped sofa with coffee table and 2 club chairs. Entertainment center with 50� retractable plasma TV/DVD/CD with individual satellite receiver, surround sound, and iPod docking station.

FORMAL DINING for 10 guests in comfort.

SKYLOUNGE on BRIDGE DECK: Sofa with coffee table, plus a game table. Bar area. Entertainment center with 50� retractable plasma TV/DVD/CD with individual satellite receiver, surround sound, and iPod docking station.

BRIDGE DECK AFT: Magnificent oversized deck with generous seating for al fresco dining. Optional umbrellas provide ample shade.

SUN DECK: Oversized sun pads, full wet bar, Jacuzzi, and two chaise lounges.

Locations

Winter Operations Caribbean Virgin Islands, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards
Summer Operations Bahamas
Layout

Specifications - aa

Type Power Other Pick-up St. Maarten
Deck Shower Yes Year Built 1997
Length 142 Turn-around 48 hours
Tube Cabins 5
Guests 12 King 3
A/C Full Queen 2
Beam 25'8 Double
Pref. Pick-up St. Thomas Single
Draft 6'6 Twin 2
Cruising Speed 12 Pullman
Helipad No Showers 5
Max Speed 14 Heads 7
Pref. Pick-up St. Thomas Eletric Heads 7
Draft 6'6 Jacuzzi Yes

Additional Specs

Resort Course Full Course
License Master Air Compressor Onboard
Tanks 6 BCs 6
Wet Suits Weight Sets
# of Dives # of Divers
Night Dives Dive Lights
Dive Info Dive Costs
Regulators 6 Scuba On Board Onboard
Communication V-SAT constant internet via wi-fi throughout the yacht
Computer, printer, scanner, SatPhone, SatFax, Cell Phone
Other Toys 32� Intrepid towed Tender 2x300 Yamaha
14' 2012 Aquascan Jet Tender 160hp
2 x 3-person wave runners
2 x Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Boards
2 x kayaks plus 2 x inflatable kayaks (for children)
Water ski�s (slalom, adults and children)
Snorkel gear for 12 (adults and children)
Wakeboards, kneeboards, towable toys (Rave, Banana boat, 2x3-person, 2x1-person, trampoline)
Full array of Fishing Equipment
Exercise Equipment: Free weights, yoga mats and instruction DVD�s, resistance bands, pull-up bar.
SCUBA � the yacht is equipped with 6 full dive sets and commercial grade dive compressor for certified divers only.
Sun Deck Jacuzzi with oversized sun pads
Wii and XBOX 360, huge assortment of games
Board Games
Audio-Visual Library
BBQ beach gear with gazebo
Other Entertainment DVD and CD Library
DSS satellite TV - Europe/USA/Bahamas/Caribbean
AppleTV in Main Salon and Skylounge

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Crew Size: 9
Captain Name: John Donahue
Captain Nation: American

Crew Profile

Captain Name: CAPTAIN
John Donahue
Captain John developed his love for boating from the shores of Lake Erie in Sandusky, Ohio. He began sailing competitively and fishing from his earliest years. The passion followed him to Connecticut along with a love of all competitive sports. Two weeks after finishing at The University of Connecticut his professional Yachting career began! Captain John started as an engineer in the industry, ultimately supervising the construction of three vessels as an owner's representative.

John has spent thirty years now as a professional yacht crewmember. He has cruised extensively in the Atlantic, Pacific and Caribbean oceans, making friends with locals and guests all along the way.

Captain John holds many certifications to make your charter fun and safe. He has a 1600/3000 Ton Master of Oceans License. Celestial navigation, medical training, firefighting and ship's security are a few other pertinent qualifications.

FIRST OFFICER
Jarryd Vermaak
Jarryd grew up on Durban Beach in South Africa. He spent 6 years in hospitality where he played an intricate role in the progression of taking a Cocktail Bar to a successful franchise, ultimately opening several stores across South Africa. During this time he competed in flaring competitions (think Tom Cruise in Cocktail) and studied a Masters in Bartending. He also has a degree in Marketing and a Diploma in Advertising/Brand Management. Jarryd started yachting in 2009 and since then he has completed five Atlantic crossings and sailed around the Caribbean, Bahamas, U.S.A, Mediterranean, and the Gulf of Mexico totaling around 60,000+nm. Jarryd currently holds the chief mate and is working towards his Master license. He enjoys exploring the outdoors, traveling, adventures, diving, surfing and long boarding.

CHIEF ENGINEER
Robert Buchar
Robert Buchar hails from New Jersey, USA and currently holds a Y4 Engineering license from the MCA and a 100GT Captain’s license from the US Coast Guard. At the age of 24, Bobby moved to the beach and started working for his brother as a Marine Diesel Mechanic. This exposure resulted in a love for the ocean and a desire to become a full time Marine Engineer. Bobby quickly moved from being land based to working full time on yachts. He initially started working in design and construction for a boat building company out of New Jersey, and then joined a 75' Viking Sport fish as Captain/Engineer, cruising from New York to South Florida between 2007 to 2010. Bobby has never looked back and has concentrated on his career as an Engineer with over 13 years in the business and having completed multiple trans-Atlantic crossings. Bobby's other interests include fishing and off-road mountain biking

CHEF
Michael Powers
Michael Powers grew up in Melbourne, Australia. He began cooking in his family’s cafe and discovered a real passion for food. Michael started his chef’s apprenticeship in 2002 and spent four years working in award winning kitchens around Melbourne and Sydney where he learned the French Cuisine. In 2006 he embarked on a new adventure travelling the world. Michael moved to London where he worked as a Head Chef for a large, outdoor catering company. The lure of working whilst travelling drew Michael into the yachting world. The past nine years has seen him exploring the globe- his favorite destination being the Northwest Passage. Michael uses his travels to discover, experience, and incorporate new and exotic cuisines into his menus. His strengths include: French, Mediterranean, Asian (Thai/Japanese), Italian, Mexican, and Modern Australian. Michael’s passions include surfing, diving, football and photography.

BOSUN
Brian William Karatz
Brian was born and raised in Point Pleasant, NJ. Brian’s life on the water began at the age of 5 and has not stopped since. After high school he went to college for Criminal Justice and soon realized it wasn’t for him. He started his yachting career in 2011 but took a break in 2015 and sailed his own sailboat through the Caribbean and Panama where he had his fishing business and became a dive master. Brian’s new adventure brought him on Lady J and he is exited to improve or share his knowledge and show our guests the time of their life.

DECKHAND
Brock Latham
Brock was born and raised in Nashville and was fortunate enough to spend most school holidays in the Bahamas- where he developed his love for the ocean! Brock later attended college to play football but soon realized school wasn’t for him and wanted to be traveling and seeing the world. Brock moved to Florida in 2013 and worked for Delta Airlines for two years as a ramp agent in West Palm Beach. He soon after discovered yachting and has now been in the industry for two years. Now a crew member on Lady J, Brock is excited to see where the future takes him and happy to be a part of a great crew and boat.

CHIEF STEWARDESS
Kate-Lynne Shaw
Kate-Lynne was born and raised in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Growing up along the East Coast, she developed a love for the ocean. Soon after finishing her degree in Financial Planning, Kate-Lynne decided that the world was too big not to explore and had an opportunity to work aboard mega yachts in 2014 and never looked back! Kate-Lynne has worked on vessels ranging from 45m - 60m and has travelled the Mediterranean, Caribbean, North, Central and South America. Her journey continues on M/Y Lady J. Kate-Lynne’s experience and attention to detail will ensure that you have a memorable time aboard!

SECOND STEWARDESS
Sam Rugamas
Sam was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and grew up bouncing around between New Orleans, New Jersey, El Salvador and California. She graduated with a degree in Finance and Graphic Design from the University of San Francisco and after working in the hospitality industry all through college; she began her career as an investment banker. Deciding to switch gears 4 years later, she went back to school to become an early childhood educator and dedicated the next 5 years of her life to a beloved well-known private preschool in the bay. Her passion for education and giving back to society led her to her next move of giving up her comfortable life in San Francisco and volunteering for 2 years in the islands of Bocas del Toro, Panama. It is there where Sam re-affirmed her love of the ocean and became interested in the yachting world. Sam brings a diverse set of skills and she is looking forward to providing quality guest servicing on board. During her spare time, Sam enjoys being out in nature, drawing, writing, singing, and dancing.

THIRD STEWARDESS
Andie Coulombe
Andie grew up in Canada, surrounded by the Great Lakes. She’s always loved being on the water and spent her childhood fishing and boating with her dad. After graduating high school, Andie quickly worked her way up in the hospitality industry. From serving at a fine dining Japanese restaurant to managing a small bar, to bartending and making specialty cocktails, to becoming the General Manager of a high-volume trendy restaurant just outside of Toronto, Ontario; Andie found that the hospitality industry came very naturally to her and she enjoyed it with a passion. Upon discovering the world of yachting, Andie took a risk and left her comfortable land lubbers life with 10 years of hospitality experience to pursue a life on the water where she could use her acquired skills as well as learn so much more! Previous Yachts: Special K, Berilda

Amenities

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

Water Sports

Dinghy Size 32' Interpid tender Kayaks 1 PAX 4
Dinghy hp 2x300hp Floating Mats
Dinghy # pax Swim Platform
Water Skis Adult Yes Boarding Ladder (Loc/Type)
Water Skis Kids Yes Sailing Dinghy
Jet Skis Beach Games Yes
Wave Runners 2 Fishing Gear Yes
Kneeboard Yes Gear Type
Windsurfer Rods
Snorkel Gear Yes U/Water Camera
Scurfer U/Water Video
Wake Board Yes