Yacht Charter WINDWARD By Cheoy Lee
WINDWARD is an extremely practical 3 cabin (plus crew) motor yacht with a brilliant layout. She is in excellent condition and ready to charter! WINDWARD has speed, beauty, and a very functional layout with a large fly bridge, aft deck, salon and entertaining areas. There is a full beam master cabin below plus two large guest cabins amidships (one with queen and one with twin beds). The captain's cabin is located forward of the galley and additional crew quarters are aft with double bunks and separate head and shower. There is an additional v-berth cabin located forward of the galley which will be utilized by crew during charters, or if guests need the double stateroom, the extra crew can take the twin stateroom. This is up for the charter client to decide which layout works best for them.
Access to WINDWARD is via large the swim platform or port or starboard gates when docking alongside. The aft deck provides an undercover entertainment area with a Ubench settee and teak table. This area seats 8 - 10 guests for al fresco dining. To port is a wet bar and to starboard is a stairway accessing the fly bridge.
Entry to the main salon is through tempered glass sliding doors. The salon has panoramic windows for abundant natural light and roman shades for privacy. There is an entertainment center to starboard in the aft corner. A settee and coffee table are to port. The formal dining area to port was created with columns and a custom dining buffet featuring curved overhead cabinets and granite counter tops. The granite matches the wet bar to starboard which has a Subzero wine cooler, fridge and ice maker, and in wall glass storage. Granite flooring matching the buffet and bar top completes this area. A spiral staircase accessing the Master suite and two guest suites as well as the fly bridge is located just forward of the bar to starboard.
The master suite is full beam amidship. There is a king size berth with storage drawers beneath. Walk in closet with cedar lining on aft bulkhead, ample drawer space. There is a his and her bath with vanity on her side with large glass enclosed shower between.
Below port side queen stateroom with separate head & shower. Starboard twin stateroom w/ separate head & shower. There is an additional v-berth forward of the galley that is utilized by crew during charter. If the charter client would prefer to use the v-berth, the crew will switch to the twin cabin.
The helm station on the fly bridge has full repeat electronics as in the pilothouse. This is a premier entertainment area. There are three Crown helm chairs, bench seating and table. All of this is under the removable hard top that can easily be removed to pass under low bridges. Aft of this area are deck chairs for sunning. The boat deck holds a custom Novurania 430 DL w/ 60hp Yamaha outboard with tow package, canvas cover, wet bar, JenneAir grill & icemaker for entertainment.
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Captain Mitch Armstrong has a 1600-ton masters license and has worked as a professional captain for 30 years. He has over 20 years charter experience in the Bahamas. He takes pride along with his crew in offering his guests a memorable and enjoyable trip.
Captain Mitch has a Big Game fishing background from early in his carrier and enjoys sharing that knowledge with his guests. He also possesses a make it happen attitude to incorporate a fun filled adventure that will not be soon forgotten.
Chef Melissa has been working in the yachting industry for over ten years, preparing meals throughout The Bahamas, Caribbean, Spain, Italy, and up the New England coast. Chef Melissa takes pleasure in creating custom menus and putting amazing dishes on the table. Satisfying any cravings you may have. Originally from Pennsylvania, she spent her time traveling and diving exotic destinations around the world, skydiving, and even teaching trapeze in Hong Kong. She spent 15 years in the hospitality industry before making her way onto the yachting scene, where she is a seasoned hostess on land and at sea, with exquisite presentation and passion to please every palate.
Originally from Northern California in the wine country, Dillon grew up at his family's winery always thinking he would take a career in the wine business. But in 2014 he decided to carve his own path and start a career in the yachting industry. Since then he has grown a real passion for the sea, he truly enjoys working with the guests and making the experience as memorable and enjoyable as possible. Dillon has a fun and easy-going personality while maintaining an eye for detail for the guests’ enjoyment.
Jenal was born in the suburbs of Chicago. She grew up vacationing the Hawaiian Islands as a child and that is where her love for the ocean began. Jenal always had a desire to travel and see the world. After she grauated from Massage Therapy School, she began to see the world by working in some of the most prestigious spas in the United States. From Las Vegas to Jackson Hole to Austin, Texas, Jenal then found herself in Sorrento, Italy studying the Italian language and culture. In 2010 she decided to bring her massage therapy and hospitality skills to the yachting industry. Jenal quickly worked her way into becoming a Chief Stewardess on board private yachts. She specializes in customized service to be sure every guest has an unforgettable and unique experience. When Jenal is not out at sea, she works as an Empowerment Coach and Bodyworker. She continues to write and publish her work in the holistic arts in hopes to offer mind, body and soul healing and balance to the world. Jenal’s hobbies include yoga, ballroom dance and snorkeling.
Dear Capt Mitch,
What a grand experience we enjoyed aboard the Windward. The boat is first class and the crew you put together was even better. You cared for our safety and comfort. You cared for our guests. You exhibited a caring attitude throughout. You are obviously comfortable with responsibility. You wear your authority lightly. And none of us will soon forget the Exumas! As first time travelers you took us to all the best spots, the calmest waters, the most beautiful sunsets. Thank you again for a wonderful sail! Can’t wait to do it all again. Best Regards and Smooth Sailing!
TESTIMONIAL Summer 2019:
Thank you Captain Mitch for a wonderful trip. My husband and I had a fantastic time. Toni is an amazing cook, the food was great. Ruthie and Dillon were so much fun, they found a great spot for us on the beach to have a quiet romantic picnic. The yacht was beautiful and I loved our double bathrooms and big walk in shower. We really enjoyed dining outside on the upper deck with the cool caribbean breeze. Traveling between the Islands in the Bahamas was so much fun and with such beautiful scenery.
Thank you, Charter Clients