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

Type Power Other Pick-up Antigua
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 10'2" 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: Peter Martin
Captain Nation: South Africa

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 (Rotation)
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


CHIEF ENGINEER (Rotation)
Ben Mayo
Ben grew up on the scenic shores of Lake Champlain in Colchester, Vermont. After serving in the US Marine Corps and working in the auto service industry, he decided to pack up and head to Alaska to crew on salmon commercial fishing vessels. Ben then worked in the Gulf of Mexico aboard offshore supply vessels as a Ship's Engineer which resulted in him cruising all over the world including Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, Iceland, Greenland and the Caribbean. Currently holding a US Coast Guard Chief Engineer 3,000 KW License, Ben ensures that LADY J is in good mechanical hands. Since his start in the yachting industry Ben has worked onboard 130' Motor Yacht APHRODITE, 164' Motor Yacht MICHAELA ROSE and 160' Sailing Yacht GEORGIA. In his free time, he likes to travel the world and keep active by running and participating in varied water sports.


Chef
Carlos Manriquez
Carlos Manriquez, aka “The Sorcerer of Sauces”, is one of the most inventive and spontaneous chefs today. Renowned for his culinary skills and his ability to establish critically acclaimed restaurants and catering companies, coupled with his global adventures in extreme cuisines, and his passion for the next dish, is what keeps the crowd’s attention! Born in Tijuana, Mexico into a family of dairy farmers, Carlos began his culinary career at a very young age. He always loved helping his mother in the kitchen, which was not very common in traditional Mexican culture. Carlos attended private boarding school in North Dakota where his culinary journey began upon taking a job in the kitchen as preparation cook. Working alongside international students fueled his interest in travel, which resulted in a global journey spanning over 53 countries, where he began researching unique food preparation techniques and extraordinary world spices. Carlos obtained a technical degree in Dairy Science from the California Polytechnic State University. He worked for several restaurants, which cultivated into a broad scope of culinary growth. From his apprenticeship with Wolf Gang Puck in San Diego, Carlos decided that the art of creating food was his true passion and he went back to school to obtain a culinary degree from the Le Cordon Bleu.


BOSUN
Brian William Karatz
He 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
Sam O’ Shell
Sam grew up in the desert of Southern Arizona, but he has always been drawn to the water, both as a competitive swimmer and on holiday in Mexico. It was only a matter of time before he followed his dreams and started a career in the maritime industry. For the last year he was working in Boston Harbor as a Deckhand onboard fuel barges. It didn’t take long time for him however to seek out sunshine and move down to Florida for his new chapter.


CHIEF STEWARDESS
Cristina Nice
Cristina was born on the coast of Black Sea in Romania and she moved to Sicily at the age of 18 where she fell in love with the Italian culture, language and food. She has 13 years of hospitality and she even owned her own restaurant in Catania, Sicily. She traveled the world learning about different countries and habits from China to India, from Thailand to Dubai, from Africa to Europe. Cristina realized that yachting would be the right combination to have an amazing life doing what she loves and what she knows best. While in London Cristina completed an Event Management diploma and Swedish massage Diploma. In time she discovered that she likes to write books for kids and paint abstracts in oil. Cristina has a 14-year-old brother that he means the world to her and she gets to be silly playing games or teasing him any time she gets the chance. She is always happy to please and will do everything to make sure you are enjoying your time with us.


SECOND STEWARDESS
Tessa Dorr
Tess grew up in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. Although landlocked in a small farm town, Tess always had an underlying love for the sea. While pursuing a degree in finance and entrepreneurship, she worked as a banquet/a la carte server in a private, historic social club located in downtown Pittsburgh (and loved it). Between serving private suites and fancy dinner parties, she developed valuable experience in the hospitality industry. Once she graduated from college she took a job working for the PA state government in the Independent Fiscal Office. It did not take long for her to realize she desired a more adventurous career, at least in her 20’s. When a friend recommended the yachting industry it seemed like the perfect combination of what she was looking for and she bought a one way ticket to Fort Lauderdale. Tess is new to the yachting industry and so excited to learn and grow in her role as a stewardess.


THIRD STEWARDESS – Details to follow …

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