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ELEGANT EUROPEAN SAIL CATAMARAN YACHT CHARTER IN PRIVATE LUXURY MARINA

Belinda Nowling

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type yacht
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Belinda Nowling

Advertiser since: 2011
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 28, 2014
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ELEGANT EUROPEAN SAIL CATAMARAN YACHT CHARTER IN PRIVATE LUXURY MARINA

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type yacht
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Overview

Key West Yacht Rental Photos and Description

Yacht, 4 Bedrooms , 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

The Dancing Girls is a large luxurious sail catamaran manufactured by famed European builder of racing catamarans, Fountaine Pajot. She is 50’ in length and of new design with many innovative new features such as the hard davit cover that makes into a day bed and the companionway leading to the bridge pilot station. She is a fast cruiser with a rated speed of 12 knots on a broad reach. The Dancing Girls was sailed across the Atlantic on her initial voyage from La Rochelle, France, to Annapolis, MD, proving her reliability as a blue water cruiser. She is unmatched in beauty and modern convenience.

The galley appliances include a combination microwave, convection oven and grill, a gas range, blender, Panini grill, toaster, bread maker, cappuccino / espresso machine. The galley is stocked with the cooking utensils expected in a gourmet kitchen which are complimented by an icemaker, refrigerator and freezer, two basin sink, wine storage cabinet. The two level galley counter is very convenient for serving guests as a bar or food service counter. The main salon dining table comfortably seats 8. Outside, there is a Magma Gourmet Series propane grill on the back deck and another large outdoor table providing seating for 8 and a combination refrigerator / freezer.

The Dancing Girls is equipped with state of the art electronics including 55” flat screen TV with 5.1 surround sound system, blue ray disc player, Comcast cable TV. Audio features include XM satellite radio, separate inside and outside sound systems with digital player interface.

There are four double cabins, two v-birth cabins and a pipe berth cabin. The four double cabins have private head, shower and sink. The trampoline and davit cover day bed also make for great outdoor overnight accommodations when the weather is right.

Wen booked as a Yacht Club Charter , the guests have access to all the amenities of the Key West Harbour Yacht Club which is the premier Marina in the Keys. Guests onboard are entitled to all the amenities of the Yacht Club, including waterside pool, beach, fitness center, gourmet restaurant, free kayaks, Tiki hut and gazebo. The yacht club is only 15 minutes from Duval street and can be reached by bicycle or scooter as easily as with a car. When booked as a Sail Charter, we provide the Captain and Mate which run the vessel and dinghies, dive gear and navigational electronics. You can participate in as much or as little of the sailing as you like. We can sail to any destination you like, depending on the weather.

The sail plan includes a fully battened mainsail in lazy jacks, a roller furling jib and an asymmetrical spinnaker. She has two dinghies depending on the cruise plan. The first, primary dinghy is an 18’ center console fiberglass Mako with a 90hp 4-stroke Mercury outboard, also fully rigged with GPS, live well and dive supplies. For longer passage making she utilizes a 12’ Caribe dinghy with a 20hp, 4-stroke Mercury outboard rigged with running lights and oars. The Mako has a gas powered commercial air compressor with hookah rig with 200’ line and 4 line octopus. Rigged with wind and solar power generators (60 amp combined) and water maker to reduce trips into port for fuel and water, the dual helm allows operation from the salon or the bridge.

Navigation electronics include a dual helm Furuno Navnet 3D system with GPS and inertial positioning, raster and vector charts, high definition fish finder, satellite weather, digital radar, Wi-Fi internet, autopilot and multifunction wind, depth, speed and sail navigational instruments. The navigational instruments can be controlled from the upper or lower helm. Displays can be switched between on board PC display, Furuno navigational display or viewing of entertainment in full or split screen.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Belinda Nowling (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english

About Belinda Nowling

Florida native now retired. I spend a great deal of time in Key West on my yacht pursuing sailing to the out islands, fishing and enjoying the charm of Key West.

Belinda Nowling purchased this yacht in 2007

Why Belinda Nowling chose Key West

This is one of the most fabulous yachts in Key West with protected waters in a marina giving access to the Gulf and the Atlantic with the closest reef only 15 minutes south by boat. I love sailing to the out islands of Boca Chica a, the Marquesa Keys and the Dry Tortugas. The combination of a significant military presence and the safety of a United States City in the Caribbean with close access to reefs and with a day’s sail of the Tortugas make this the ideal vacation experience. It is the gateway to the tropics with the convenience of living in the USA.

What makes this yacht unique

The real charm of staying on the Dancing Girls is to go cruising to the out islands. We generally make passage to Boca Grande and the Marquesas Keys or to the Dry Tortugas (Fort Jefferson) for longer charters. A trip like this is the experience of a lifetime and a great way to experience the best part of the keys.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type yacht
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

Elegant European Sail Catamaran Yacht Charter In Private Luxury Marina
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Elegant European Sail Catamaran Yacht Charter In Private Luxury Marina
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p508114vb
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Key West Lower Florida Keys
5

This beautiful catamaran was perfect for our KW adventures!

  • 5 of 5
We enjoyed Dancing Girls as our 'hotel' while visiting Key West. It was so fun and perfectly functional. We had 4 adults and 2 children which fit nicely in the 4 en suite staterooms. The Catamaran was spacious to allow us to spread out and fit comfortably in the Galley and on the decks. The kitchen is stocked with all you need for cooking, even an espresso machine. We loved having the grill on the back deck for cook outs and dining al fresco. The kids (ages 7 & 8) thought staying on a boat was an awesome adventure!
George and Brenda were so helpful and accommodating with the reservation and during our stay. George met us at check in to help us become familiar with the boat which was super helpful. We very much enjoyed meeting George and learning about the features of his beautiful catamaran! The Marina is very nice and well maintained. The kids loved the pool! We enjoyed having the bath house at the Tiki Hut. The showers have open air space below the roof so it's much like an outdoor shower. There is also a nice locker room with showers at the club house. George was nice enough to let us use his beach cruiser bikes which were great for getting around the Marina.
We drove or took a cab into town which takes about 15 minutes. We had a lot of fun on Duval St and in town but also valued having the boat as our home base away from the crowds and noise.
We LOVED our trip to KW and staying on Dancing Girls was the BEST part!! My husband was very impressed with the technology and equipment and definitely wants to visit Dancing Girls again but this time for a chartered sail! We hope to return next year! Thanks George for letting us enjoy Dancing Girls!
  • Submitted: May 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Young Children

Map

Map

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $600 Per night

Key West Yacht Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 12.5%
Notes HIGH SEASON – 1/1-4/15, 5/20-8/15, 10/1-11/30 and 12/20-12/31 | Rates: $600 per night for 7 nights. Minimum one week stay. Saturday to Saturday.
All other dates – (25% off of high season) | Rates: $600/night up to 3 nights, $480/night for 4 to 6, $400/night for 7 or more. Minimum three day stay.
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Amenities

Amenities

Key West Yacht Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • yacht
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 4
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Kayaks available for use free from marina office. Bicycles, paddle boards and scooters available for rent near the marina in Key West. Also an 18' center console fishing boat with 90 hp outboard is kept at the property and available for rent.

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