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Yacht Charter COPPER PENNY from $23,500 USD Weekly

56ft 1in (17.1m) Sail • Sleeps 6 Guests • 3 Cabins • 2 Crew


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Copper Penny - An InnovatIve and luxurIous offshore cruising catamaran, professionally crewed and available for charter in the pristine waters of the British Virgin Islands


Length 56ft 1in (17.1m)
Beam 30ft 10in (9.4m)
Draft 4ft 11in (1.5m)
Sleeps 6 Guests
Cabins 3
Crew Captain Jim Grant & Jerry Blair & Chef
Year Built 2011 / Refit 2012
Cruising Speed 8kts
Max Speed 12kts
Stabilisers None
Engines Not know
Builder Lagoon
Designer VPLP
Flag British Virgin Islands
VAT Registered No
US Duty Paid Yes


High  USD $31,600 | Low  USD $23,500


Bluray library, Bluray player saloon, CD library, Cell phone, DVD library, DVD player saloon, Indoor audio system, iPod dock, Media movie server, Satellite phone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi, 14ft/4.2m Tender 60hp, Floating mats, Kayaks multiple, Kneeboard, Paddleboards multiple, Tube - towable, Wakeboard, Water skis - adult, Water skis - child, BBQ, Deck shower, Fishing gear - light, Special diets, Swim platform


Sleeps 6 In 3 Cabins

COPPER PENNY can accommodate 6 guests in 3 cabins. The Master cabin has a queen size bed, shower and toilet. 2 Guest cabins each have a queen size bed, shower and toilet. COPPER PENNY is fully air conditioned through out. Crew has a separate heads and shower.


Insured, Crew certified, Diving if certified, Snorkelling gear, Underwater scooter multiple, Underwater still camera, 8 Tanks, 8 BCs, 8 Regulators, Divemaster (Wntr) & Instructor (Smr),

Scuba Instruction is additional as follows:       

Discover Scuba $150/ person for 1 dive and lecture. Up to 4 students per dive allowed. Additional dives $75 each. 

Open Water Referral  $350 each, w/ paperwork from home instructor

Full Certification E-Learning- $400 + Books ($95 + shipping), gear and instructor included. 

Advanced Certification-  Gear included, 6 dive minimum, $250

Dive gear rental is free for certified divers and included with all courses.


Captain: Jim Grant & Jerry Blair

Jim, your Winter Season captain (November, 2018, through February, 2019), is a Canadian who grew up sailing on Lake Ontario. His family has always owned boats and Jim began his sailing instruction while attending summer camp. As a young adult Jim moved to Virginia, were he became bare boat certified and began chartering. In his corporate life Jim was a stockbroker. He was televised on Charlottesville, Virginia’s NBC 29 nightly news for seven years sharing his market commentary with viewers. While working as a stockbroker, Jim found time to become a delivery captain for a Lagoon catamaran dealership, and began transiting the East Coast of North America. There he found his love for the open ocean. He obtained his United States Coast Guard Masters License, and later obtained a MCA 200-ton Offshore Certificate. Jim is also a certified PADI Dive Master, and looks forward to taking you diving. In addition Jim enjoys windsurfing, kite surfing, and skiing.

Chef / First mate: Amanda Grant

Amanda, your Winter Season chef (November, 2018, through February, 2019), is from Virginia. She grew up as a competitive swimmer and spent time backpacking in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Later, she discovered triathlons, and spent many hours training and competing. Jim introduced her to sailing, and life was never the same. She began sailing the Chesapeake every weekend, and accompanying Jim on some of his deliveries. Amanda’s career as an engineer was demanding and gratifying, but soon she began dreaming of warm waters. During her years sailing the Caribbean, she developed a love for cooking and exploring local cuisine. To prepare for life as a charter chef, Amanda attended a mega-yacht cooking school in Fort Lauderdale, where she honed her skills. She looks forward to serving you beautifully presented delicious meals. In addition, Amanda is a certified PADI Dive Master, and a kayak instructor. Amanda’s other interests include windsurfing, kite surfing, and skiing.

Captain Spring & Summer Season: Jerry Blair / Summer 2018

Captain Jerry has been sailing since he was 2 years old and has sailed extensively throughout the Northeast USA, and Caribbean and has undertaken several Trans-Atlantic crossings. He holds a 100 ton USCG Masters license and is also a NAUI Scuba Instructor and PADI Divemaster, as well as a US Sailing Instructor.

One of Jerry’s great loves is teaching and as an avid water sports enthusiast he enjoys sharing all his varied knowledge with friends and guests. Jerry teaches lots of SCUBA courses from first time resort courses to full or advanced diving certifications.

After residing in the Caribbean Islands for 13 years, Jerry is a good source of local knowledge and history which ensures every trip is unique, fun and interesting. He is gregarious and loves meeting people.

Chef / Mate Spring & Summer Season 2018: Dawn Mottram

Dawn Mottram is British, coming from North Wales originally. She grew up on the coast and living by the sea she spent many happy hours with her family on boats. She passed her love for sailing onto her two children, who have taken to the sport as well. Dawn has always enjoyed cooking for her family, friends and charitable events. She is a trained RGN nurse, specializing in paediatrics, community, and ophthalmic nursing, and has most recently worked as a medical equipment consultant.

Her career of helping people as a nurse inspired her to start fundraising for causes she believed in. As the years went on, the scale of her fundraising and the distances she went to, grew. Dawn’s passion for the outdoors has led her on cycling tours through Vietnam, hikes up the three highest mountains peaks of Great Britain, and numerous sailing events such as Cowes Week. She has taken part in many long distance offshore sailing races, most notably the Fastnet Race. Her largest fundraiser generated £100,000 for Sail4Cancer. She was involved in forming the first "all female" team to compete in the Non-Stop Around Britain and Ireland Race in 2006. One of her many duties onboard was as bowman and foredeck crew but she was also the cook. Her experiences of cooking on racing boats led Dawn to produce the Swell Food recipe book, for sailing enthusiasts. All proceeds were donated to Sail4Cancer, enabling children suffering from the affects of cancer to have sailing opportunities.


Chef Amanda's Winter Season Sample Menu for COPPER PENNY
Coconut Crusted French Toast
Eggs in Ham Baskets w/Sausage
Assorted Mini Egg Quiches
Spinach and Potato Frittata
Breakfast Egg and Veggie Burritos
Green Chili-Cheese Egg Bake
Coffee, Teas, Tropical Fresh Fruit Platter, Juice, Cereal, Yogurt and Bagels
Baked Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas
Seared Herb Crusted Ahi Tuna
South African Curry Babotie (Bobotjie)
Padang Baked Coconut Shrimp
West Indian Crab Cakes & Calamari
Thai Curry Chicken
Traditional Indian Roti
Hors D’oeuvres
Smoked Salmon Roses w/ Goat Cheese
Basil and Roasted Red Pepper Bites
Crusted Ahi Tuna w/ Ginger and Wasabi
Greek Salad Kabobs with Tatziki
Thai Chicken Satay w/ Pineapple Mango
Oven Baked Thai Coconut Shrimp
Mini Spinach Lasagna Roll-Ups
Prosciutto and Brie Stuffed Chicken Breast with Cranberry Sauce
Herb and Parmesan Crusted Red Snapper over Roasted Veggies
Lime Marinated Grilled Mahi Mahi with Jamaican Papaya Chutney
Drunken Pork Tenderloin with an Infusion of Orange Brandy
Caribbean Mango Chicken with Cilantro Coconut Chili Dressing
Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Rosemary, Chocolate and Wine Sauce
Blueberry Crème Brule with Chocolate Hazelnut Wafer Rolls
Dark Chocolate & French Vanilla Éclair with Whipped Cream
Black Forest Kahlua Chocolate Cheese Cake
Dutch Chocolate Lava Cake with Fresh Fruit and Mint
Mini Fresh Fruit Trifles with Amaretto Custard
Creamy Peanut Drumstick Pie
All served with Coffees, Tea and Fine Liqueurs



Tropical Calm delicious orange, melon and papaya juices to start the day

Sizzling Sundried tomato frittata with Thyme and Parmesan shavings

Leafy Apple Sail Away, Fluffy Chevre Omelet’s, Ogen Melon and grape platter

Classic Eggs Benedict & Canadian bacon with creamy Hollandaise sauce

NewY ork style Bagels with Smoked Salmon and Capers. Pineapple & Orange Frappe

Continental breakfast with Croissants, Warm Banana Bread, Yogurt and fresh fruits

Vegetable Quichettes, Baked egg & Bacon cups, Pear & Ginger Muffins

 All breakfasts are served with choices of Coffee, Tea, Fruit Juices, Toast and preserves, Cereals, Fruit of the day.


Crabcakes topped with Pistachio & Avocado butter, served on Moroccan carrot salad

BBQ cheeseburgers served in a paradise setting with salad toppings and Caribbean coleslaw on a homemade bun

Shrimp & Tortellini Salad withHoney Mustard dressing and Rosemary Focaccia breads

Italian platter with assortedmeats, salami, Pastrami, cheese selection and Olives served with salad andciabatta breads

Coconut crusted chicken on blackbean & baby tomato salad cups, drizzled with lime aioli.

Lionfish (or Chicken) Tacos withFresh Guacamole, Papaya Cilantro Salsa

Hors d Oeuvres:

Duck &Lemongrass Kebabs                Olive crostini                Chilli Prawn Skewers 

Walnut topped Baked Brie with crudités and crackers          Goat cheese and pepper flatbreads

Ahi Poke Maguro – Hawaiian style ceviche           Mini Manchego tarts with Romesco sauce

Served with Jerry’s famous alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails

Passion Fruit Martini     Pomegranate Margarita        Papaya Creamsicle

Rum Berry Mojito             Lime in De Coconut             I Dream of Jeannie Martini      

Just to name a few.


Caribbean Snapper and Crab rolls on a bed of Creamed Cassava with Corn Shak

Black Angus Beef Tenderloin Steaks with Bloody Mary sauce, Horseradish mash and seared Zucchini

Mahi Napoleon with Rasta rice and Basil Tomato vinaigrette

Prosciutto-wrapped chicken on Sesame Noodles with Ribbon Vegetable Medley

Pork tenderloin with a Coco Thai Sauce, Butternut Squash Gratin and Coconut rice timbales       

Seared Teriyaki Ahi Tuna with Mango and Black Bean Salsa, Sweet Potato Cups and Medley Caribbean Roasted Vegetables.

All meals can be adapted to suit taste and Dietary requirements.


Baked Lime Cheesecakes with Rum Cream and Sesame Seed Snap

White Chocolate Tower with Dark Chocolate Mousse

Pineapple Tarte Tatin with Caramel Drizzle and Orange Mascarpone

Coconut Crème Brulee and Almond Sable biscuits

Luscious Lemon Pots and Homemade Chocolate Truffles

St Emilion Au Chocolate with Brandy Infusion and Cocoa Tuiles

All served with Fine Wines, Liqueurs and Coffee


Rainbow Pizzas                                           Toasted Pita Pockets

Vegetable and Cheese Pastry rolls               Squished Tomato Pasta Sauce

Chicken Mini Nuggets                                 Sweet & Sticky Noodles

Fish Cake Fingers                                      Sausage and Veg Kebabs

Sunshine Burgers

Homemade Brownies, Cookies and Cakes available


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Early March, 2020, guests on catamaran COPPER PENNY said:

I must admit Jerry & Dawn were the finds of our trip. Their help & assistance made the adventure a tip my family will cherish for years.
Both Jerry and Dawn kept the ship in tip top shape. Each worked full time from when they arose to when they went to sleep to keep the ship in fit shape. One does not realize what is involved in maintaining a catamaran.
The food was exquisite, planned and cooked by Dawn and Captain Jerry fully took his time in preparing and assisting my four adult children in their scuba diving.
I have visited and chartered here in 1982. Many things have changed, but the Virgin Islands allow for many alternate coves and bays. It continues be a very relaxing place to visit. The itinerary is determined by what each person desires. Jerry asked us what we were interested in and planned our sailings accordingly. 
Dawn was very personable and she planned a menu that one would expect in a fine restaurant. Dawn is “perpetual motion’ as she has so much to accomplish within her day.
As I indicated, Dawn sent us a proposed menu taking into account our desires, likes and dislikes. The menu was like that of a fine restaurant.

The Shanes

May, 2018, charter guests aboard catamaran COPPER PENNY with Jerry and Dawn wrote:

To say we had an amazing time and loved everything is an understatement.
Jerry & Dawn were wonderful hosts and did everything we asked for and more. We had an idea of things we wanted to see but their knowledge of the area was a huge plus to help us craft the most enjoyable itinerary.
Even though the BVI is still recovering from the awful hurricanes of last year we thoroughly enjoyed the weather & water activities, Scuba diving & seeing some really cool stuff. We all felt comfortable with Jerry's expertise to provide fun experiences but more importantly, safe ones. 
Dawn's meals & Jerry's cocktails were highlights of the trip. We enjoyed variety the menu offered. Meeting our dietary special needs isn’t easy for anyone, Dawn took it in her stride and never made us feel like it was a bother. 
Copper Penny was a beautiful vessel with many comforts of home. We all enjoyed our rooms, the dining areas & especially the bridge up top. It was great fun to sit up there enjoying the quiet of the sail while reading or listening to Jerry fill us in on areas we saw or watching the crew at work getting the sails in place and back again.
We would highly recommend the team of Dawn & Jerry aboard Copper Penny to anyone looking for a bucket list vacation.


Early March guests aboard catamaran COPPER PENNY with Jim & Amanda Grant wrote:

Jim and Amanda were awesome. They are great people and were superb hosts. We found them to be very knowledgeable and they were always willing to answer our questions and provide information about what we were experiencing. They also struck a perfect balance of attentiveness without being overbearing.
We were waiting for there to be at least one so-so meal but it never came. Our only complaint (if it could be a complaint) was that the portions were too big for us to 
finish! Delicious.
That was an amazing and memorable trip. We would highly recommend Jim and Amanda and the Copper Penny for anyone looking for a fun and relaxing adventure.  
Don Madeo

Repeat guests with Jim & Amanda in July, 2017, on catamaran COPPER PENNY recently wrote:

This was our second charter with Jim and Amanda and it was fabulous. Words cannot describe how perfect our trip was. The two make you feel at home and are there for your every need. Jim took us on some of best adventures that anyone could dream of and Amanda could not spoil us enough with her food and drinks. When my husband and I, kids and friends, look back on these trips, we cannot help but smile and reminisce about the great times we had. Jim and Amanda have made each trip special; we were even blessed to have Captain Jim officiate our 25th wedding vow renewals on Anguilla. They are not only a captain and first mate to us, they are good friends. I guess to sum it all up - We are booking another trip with these two...that should tell you how awesome it was and how awesome they are!


Early March, 2017, guests aboard catamaran COPPER PENNY said:

NAME: Ross Wallace  --  YACHT: COPPER PENNY  --  CHARTER DATES: 1-9 March, 2017

• Was the crew friendly & accommodating?
Exceeded all expectations. Jim and Amanda were professional, friendly and attentive to all passengers needs. They even took us on some special side trips that added immensely to the overall experience.
• Was the yacht comfortable & clean?
COPPER PENNY was pristine and well-maintained throughout. The large flybridge greatly expanded living area.
• Was the food good & well presented?
This is the area that blew us away the most as Amanda delighted us at every meal with gourmet fare presented beautifully.  This was truly over-the-top quality.
• Do you feel your vacation lived up to the expectations set by your Broker?
Exceeded all expectations!
• Additional Comments on your charter. 
I would not hesitate a moment in recommending COPPER PENNY and Jim and Amanda.

Late January, 2017, guests aboard COPPER PENNY said:

Name: Stacy Mangum
How did you find your crew?
Jim & Amanda Grant were they friendly, knowledgeable, attentive and accommodating?From the very first phone conversation to the last hug on the dock, Jim was friendly, warm and very engaging!!! He was extremely entertaining and seemed to have an intuitive gift for what was needed at the time… he's a great conversationalist who can discuss a broad range of subjects. I immediately felt like he was my new friend. Amanda is absolutely precious and so accommodating, helping Jim in any capacity!!! If she's not in the kitchen preparing the next scrumptious meal, she's assisting Jim in whatever he needs regarding the boat. She is "a jewel!!!!" We all fell in love with her…
Was Copper Penny comfortable, clean and well ventilated? 
What was your favorite aspect of the yacht?Copper Penny was impeccable!!!! Jim and Amanda take pride in keeping her clean!!! I literally walked up the stairs one night around 9:00 after forgetting something and found Amanda on her hands and knees scrubbing the kitchen floor!!! What a testimony to an extremely strong work ethic!!! It's hard to say what the favorite aspect was but I will say as a group we seemed to gravitate to the fly bridge with its gorgeous views and wonderful breezes. Just fun hanging out with Captain Jim too!!!
Was the food enjoyable and well presented? 
Did the chef customize the menu to your preferences?The food was simply amazing!!! Not only was it scrumptious but the presentation was most impressive!!! We basically didn't have limitations on our preference sheet and we're open to trying new dishes. Amanda even baked us a chocolate cake with each of our Anniversary years written on top… such a thoughtful way to end the celebratory trip. The impressive thing is she was always in a mode of preparation for our next meal and I would observe her cooking through even (what we considered) rough waters… she never missed a beat!! 
Did you enjoy the itinerary and the area you sailed?
We found each day unique and interesting !!! Jim planned just the right mixture of beach walking, bar hopping, snorkeling, hiking, shopping, floating, skiing, kayaking, and simply vegging, drinking adult beverages, listening to our favorite tunes, enjoying conversation and observing a part of God's creation we had never experienced with our lifelong friends and our new friends, Jim and Amanda!!

Additional Comments:

We are all six interested in a repeat trip together with Jim and Amanda in the next three years. Stanley and I are in the process now of trying to organize another group for next January, hopefully the same week or at least around the same time. This trip would be a little different in that it could be some of our customers/friends. The trip last week was our very best friends with whom we've traveled for years. The upcoming trip would be with folks we have never traveled with so that's a little caveat of sorts in my mind in planning….The only potential change we would make is to eliminate the first night stay in St Thomas. With earliest possible flights out of Jackson and connecting flights into St. Thomas it may be impossible. However, the money we spent in St. Thomas could go to an extra night on the boat if we could make it happen.

Easter Week, 2016, guests aboard COPPER PENNY said:

The food: Beyond expectations. We can no longer fit into our clothes.
Bryan and Ava could not have been more accommodating and welcoming!!
All were so pleased with all aspects of the trip that they tried to figure out a way to bring Bryan and Ava home with us!!!
Well worth the investment :-)

March 15

Kent and I had a wonderful time during our week with you. Our memories and adventures will last for many years to come! The food was beyond 5-star Ginny….truly impressed! You both took such good care of us and made sure our every need was met. We had such a good time snorkeling, sailing, paddleboarding and just hanging out!

Julie and Kent Beers, TEXAS

A vacation of a lifetime  - Gord, excellent captain, gracious host, very knowledgeable tour guide, and entertainer. Ginny, extraordinary chef with every meal ***** the taste, presentation and variety for 7 days was so perfect. The stories of their travels and of the BVI were fascinating. Both Gord and Ginny went out of their way to provide sodas, drinks, beers and food choices we indicated. We both enjoyed the snorkeling immensely – the equipment fit perfectly and the sites we visited were great. We loved the tour of Virgin Gorda and the Baths – the Pirate entertainment – Saba Rock Tarpon feeding – sailing around the islands and all the local flavor of the Soggy Dollar and Foxys. I really enjoyed the hike from the Bitter End. Kenny was fascinated to learn about sailing and the boat equipment. I must repeat – “A Vacation Experience of a Lifetime!”

Kenny and Dianne, MONTANA
How can we top this! It’s been such a great trip with great people. Good times! Fantastic food! Such a memory of a lifetime! The mix of activities: snorkeling, hiking, shopping, visiting local bars. Gord and Ginny’s individual attention to the interests of our party made it a vacation tailored just for us! A great Captain, a fantastic Chef! Perfect people to place your vacation and leave all the details to them. Thanks Gord and Ginny for being the best!

Ann and Greg, MONTANA

March 10

Thank you so much for such a wonderful trip through the BVI. It has been such an amazing sail accompanied by exceptional food and drink. Your hospitality and generosity has truly made this an unforgettable vacation and we cannot thank you enough for all you have done for us. Hope to see you again in the near future. From the girls!

Ginnie, Kat, Caroline and Lindsey, TEXAS

March 2

What a fabulous trip! The two of you helped to make each day memorable. Great snorkeling and superb food.  My best trip ever! I would go anywhere with Gord and Ginny – Thank you so much for all your hard work. Your attention to detail was amazing. We are so happy for this trip to remember – you made it special!

Nancy & Sharon, Jan & Kim, Cecilia & Beau

Feb 22, 2014

Thanks Gord & Ginny so much for a terrific week in  the BVI. The food and presentations were worthy of a 5-star restaurant! Your hospitality and professionalism was exemplary. Thanks for taking us to great places for entertainment. We are a group of old friends and we now consider Ginny & Gord old friends also. Having travelled the BVI before, we appreciated things we’d never seen before and new adventures. Thanks for helping us make great memories. We look forward to cruising with you again very soon. Love you guys.

Kevin & Tammy Doring, Dudley and Susan Katz, John & Jeannine Chatham

February 3, 2014

Thanks Gord and Ginny for an amazing week away from the maddening crowd. We are grateful for your part of our great escape. WE WILL BE BACK!!!

Karen, Doug, Scott and Wendi

January 24, 2014

Captain Gord and Ginnylicious - I will dream of this wonderful week for many years to come. Thanks for making it so fun, relaxing and yummy! ...Audrey

Thank you both for a great week in paradise! The attention to detail and ALL THE WATER TOYS made this week FANTASTIC! Thanks Ginny for the amazing food and hospitality, and Gord for organizing our kayaks, paddleboards, windsurfs, skiing, wakeboarding and sailing. Adventures beyond all of our dreams!

May the best of winds be in your sails and we hope to see you again soon either in paradise, or in Switzerland.

The Lecamps

January 6. 2014

We truly enjoyed every minute of our trip on Copper Penny! Thank you for everything - the food was wonderful and we loved hearing the travel stories. You both took very good care of us and were excellent hosts! We had a blast and a wonderful honeymoon.

The Daughurtys


December 28, 2013

Gord & Ginny, Thank you for an amazing, unforgettable week full of adventures and relaxing - the vacation of a lifetime! From the sailing to Willy T's to Foxy's and all the way to the Bitter End - it was all new to us and we will never forget it. And we will never eat this well ever again - the food was absolutely awesome. Thank you so much!

The Luetkemeyers

Jefferson City, MO

December 20, 2013

Thanks so much for an amazing Christmas adventure! We all loved the Christmas secret package game! Ginny, thank you for all the yummy food and for taking such great care of us! Gord, you are an amazing captain. Thanks so much for showing us the best of the BVI. We had so much fun and will NEVER forget this wonderful vacation!

Karen, Rob, Kris, Kevin and Katie Saltiel


December 2, 2013

Thanks so much for an amazing week. Ginny-your cooking is incredible and Gord-you made this such a relaxing adventure. We had fun learning about the BVI and playing games with Ginny. What a fun week with great friends and the best way to celebrate our 20th!

Curt & Nikki


December 2, 2013

What an incredible way to celebrate our 20th Anniversary, right down to the special cake and champagne too! Thanks for sharing stories of your sailing experiences and your knowledge of the BVI. The snorkeling was unbelievable and the beaches were beautiful. Thank you Ginny for all the amazing meals you prepared for us. We had such a good time on the trip and will forever enjoy the memories.

Bill & Darci

December 2, 2013

Cap'n & Chef Extraordinaire! Thanks for spoiling us with smooth sailing and exceptional food. This was a fantastic way to see the BVI. Your familiarity with the area made it all so much more interesting. The food and drink was plentiful and made us feel like royalty. We had a wonderful time thanks to you too! Happy Holidays!

Pat & Sharon

November 2013

We really appreciated the fine experience we had and a great deal of it was due to your outstanding service. Can't tell you enough how impressed we were--I can't imagine a greater crew in existence. You are both very fine people and we have the utmost respect and admiration for your skill and devotion to your craft.

I hope to see you again on the CP and if you're ever in Austin, please let us know--you have a place to stay and we would love seeing you.

Bob & Denise

November 2013

What a fabulous week! Everything was absolutely perfect - from the cocktails to the dinners - from snorkeling to the beachcombing - and everything in-between. Thank you for a terrific time! Truly a  memorable week with old friends and now new ones in you both. Ginny...your company and cooking (oh my!!) is without compare. Gord...is there anything you can't do? We're grateful to you both. We will return again and again!!

Suzanne and Jeff Potter


Can't say enough good things about Gord and Ginny. They were professional, fun to talk to, skilled in their own roles, and had a good sense of when to engage and when to leave us to ourselves. They were very safety oriented and knowledgeable about the whole sailing adventure. Gord and Ginny were great with wonderful experience and stories they could share about their travels around the world. They both focused on making the trip enjoyable for us. They made the trip what it was. Awesome. The food was outstanding. Ginny is not just a cook and first mate; she is a true CHEF! The meal presentations were beautiful, the food choices were varied, fresh and interesting. Outstanding cuisine! The sailing vacation was everything we had hoped for and more. We had a fantastic time and would recommend this trip to others.


Sonya Tucker



It was very reassuring to receive an email from Ginny prior to departure. She took care of our last minute dietary requests and made us feel that everything was in order for our trip. Ginny and Gord are your most valuable asset in this biz. Highly skilled and attentive to the needs and wishes of guests, we cannot imagine that any charter at any price could match the top drawer service and hospitality they provide. We are referring friends at every opportunity. Gord & Ginny planned our itinerary in a way that met the desires of our group. Because of their superior sailing skills, we enjoyed 3 weeks’ worth of fun and sights in only 1 week. Ginny prepared wonderful meals and snacks, accommodating difficult special dietary requests. The meals magically appeared at the perfect time, just as we were all ready to eat. Best of all the food was both delicious and healthy. Ginny and Gord made this an unforgettable trip of a lifetime for us - our best vacation ever! Ginny and Gord are a delightful and amazing couple. We treasure our special time together and new friendship. This pair is truly your best asset in this business!!! We are referring our friends at every opportunity, so long as Ginny and Gord are crew.

Tina Aubuchon

Waco, TX

 Everything was exceptional. Captain Gord and Ginny were amazing guides. They are seasoned Sailors and Gord's expertise with handling the catamaran, his keen eye for weather variations, his expertise on the water, and his diligence in caring for his passengers is exemplary! Ginny's ability to entertain and feed the guests is second to none. She is truly a gifted Chef in First Mate's clothing! Ginny's skills as a Chef are exemplary. She was able to maintain her duties as a First Mate as well as feed the people on board with excellent meal plans and presentation! It is because of Captain Gord and Chef Ginny that we will be back for sure! Their friendliness, skills, attention to detail, and overall love of the BVI made this the most memorable vacation for us!

Irene Sanders

Grand Valley, ON


Best crew out of 4 previous cruises. Extremely personable friendly professional. Like talking with a friend. Flexible and knowledgeable as adverse sea conditions required changes. Ginny is a gourmet chef extraordinaire, an amazing cook. As a cook myself I got some great inspiration for my future meals. She needs to publish a cook book


Barry Power

Elkhart, IN


Five Star accommodations are jealous of "The Ginny & Gord Experience". My husband and I had the time of our lives sailing with Ginny & Gord! They are gracious, fun and delightful in every way. We quickly became comfortable with the hospitality and fun atmosphere created by our hosts. Our every wish was scheduled for us as we enjoyed breakfast each morning. Our days were filled with diving, snorkeling, land tours, entertainment and even quiet time to relax under the stars. Their sailing skills are expert and the food was fabulous. Honestly I cannot understand how 2 people could do so much. The level of hospitality and service they provided could not be duplicated by a much larger crew.


Teri Stucki



The BEST crew ever - we have comparisons and have sailed with others. Gord and Ginny were by far the most professional, capable, attentive, and wonderful crew we have ever had the pleasure to know and to sail with. The food was beyond great! Gord’s skills are beyond anything. Their relationship with each other and us was perfect. I can’t say enough great and excellent things about them. I would never want to be with another crew! 

Gary Forster



We had the time of our life sailing with Ginny & Gord! They are expert sailors and navigators. They are also extremely sweet and fun people, as well as very patient with difficult guests. We always had a great time, and we always slept well knowing Gord and Ginny had all of the sailing and navigation under control. Ginny is an amazing and creative cook. She prepares delicious meals with fresh and local ingredients. The crew are both excellent tour guides, and they took us to all of the best spots in the British Virgin Islands.


Liz Kohler




Side View

COPPER PENNY :: Foredeck lounging area

Foredeck lounging area

COPPER PENNY :: Saloon and galley area - port

Saloon and galley area - port

COPPER PENNY :: Port forward queen suite

Port forward queen suite

COPPER PENNY :: Master aft queen suite

Master aft queen suite

COPPER PENNY :: Master Suite Bath

Master Suite Bath

COPPER PENNY :: Aft cockpit area

Aft cockpit area

COPPER PENNY :: Kids love Tubing

Kids love Tubing

COPPER PENNY :: Pirates take over Copper Penny

Pirates take over Copper Penny

COPPER PENNY :: Diving the Reefs

Diving the Reefs

COPPER PENNY :: Stand-Up Paddleboards

Stand-Up Paddleboards

COPPER PENNY :: Seize the day!

Seize the day!

The saloon lounging area

The saloon lounging area

Saloon and galley area starboard

Saloon and galley area starboard

The view from the flybridge lounging area

The view from the flybridge lounging area

Starboard forward queen suite

Starboard forward queen suite

Forward Deck

Forward Deck

Alfresco dining

Alfresco dining

After the Sun Goes Down

After the Sun Goes Down



Snorkeling Fun

Snorkeling Fun

Wake Boarding & Water Skiing

Wake Boarding & Water Skiing

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Length: 56ft 1in (17.1m)
Max no of guests: 6
Crew: 2

Approximate Weekly Rate
High  USD $26,500
Low  USD $23,500

Available in 1 area
Length: 56ft 1in (17.1m)
Max no of guests: 8
Crew: 2

Approximate Weekly Rate
High  USD $33,500
Low  USD $23,000

Available in 1 area
Name: XENIA 62
Length: 62ft 0in (18.9m)
Max no of guests: 8
Crew: 2

Approximate Weekly Rate
High  USD $34,500
Low  USD $22,950

Available in 1 area


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