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Dara Liberatore

Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Charleston Yacht - 2012 Beneteau Swift Trawler 34

21 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type yacht
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

Historic Old City Yacht Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom, One bath Yacht / Boat with living room / kitchen and flybridge

La Nina is a 2012 Beneteau 34' Swift Trawler of attractive proportions, with a very sea-worthy hull, and plenty of living space. The Swift Trawler 34 is designed for the ocean and life at anchor. It is another way of experiencing the sea and voyaging.

NOTE: This rental is for overnight accommodation at the dock only; the yacht does not leave the dock unless the guest arranges for a Captained Charter, for additional fees.

Interior

•Master stateroom, 2 bunk beds and pull out couch

•Kitchen with 2-cooktop range, blender, microwave, coffee maker and toaster

•Living room with TV, DVD, radio, sofa, table and 2 Director's chairs

•Toilet and shower

Exterior

•Spacious exterior flybridge and bow sunpads

•Diesel, single Cummins 425 HP engine

•Dual helm

•State of the art electronics

•2 HVAC units

•Diesel generator

•Double station bow and stern thrusters

•Mosquito nets and screened doors

•Teak exterior flooring

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Dara Liberatore (Property Manager)
Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Dara Liberatore

I has always had a love of the water and boating. Although I did not grow up on the water, and did not come from a family of boaters, I have been drawn to water sports - swimming, scuba diving, boating - both sailing and motor. Prior to having my own yacht, I did a lot of chartering, and often found the charter experiences to be disappointing - usually because the boat was not in great condition. After spending over a year in Charleston working with a client, the idea of having a yacht and having it in Charleston, as well as filling a need in the market for high end yacht charters all came together. So, I started Atlanta Yacht Charters in December 2012, with my first yacht - La Nina. I recently renamed AYC to Low Country Yacht Charters, to better convey the focus and value proposition that this business offers, especially as I start looking to expand. Outside of boating, my core professional focus is strategy and operations management consulting. After graduating from Georgetown University, I spent several years on Active Duty with the Army, both in the Middle East and Germany. After coming back from Germany, I started my consulting career, taking a two year pause to get my MBA from Duke and then going to work with Accenture. I currently work with Alvarez and Marsal, helping companies improve their performance, across multiple industries and functional areas, with a focus on strategy, supply chain, manufacturing, profitability improvement and M&A.I welcome you aboard my yacht - La Nina - and hope you have a wonderful experience!

Dara Liberatore purchased this yacht in 2012

Why Dara Liberatore chose Charleston

NOTE: This rental is for overnight accommodation at the dock only; the yacht does not leave the dock unless the guest arranges for a Captained Charter, for additional fees.

What makes this yacht unique

Unique accommodations on the water in Charleston - 2 bedroom, living room, kitchen and multiple outdoor areas

Beautiful Sunrise/Sunset views

Wonderful City Marina environment

Minutes from historic downtown

Guestbook comments from the manager

I am writing this note to say how much we enjoyed our cruise on La Nina. She is a beautiful boat, and perfect for what we had in mind for a break during our two-day company meeting in Charleston. Our manager gave us a choice for a "team building" activity, and one of them was an afternoon trip on your boat. Our decision was almost unanimous, and what a great choice it was. It was sunny and slightly chilly, so we bundled up a little and spent most of the time on the flybridge enjoying the amazing views of Charleston Harbor and downtown, with our wine and h'ordeuvres. Our thoughtful captain had the heat on in the cabin for whenever anyone wanted to go below and warm up. I must say, I have been to Charleston many times, but have never seen the city from the water on "my own yacht". I hope you don't mind the reference, but that's what it felt like! Thank you for our wonderful time. We will certainly be back.
Apr 2014
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Reviews

4.7
based on 21 traveler reviews

Charleston Yacht - 2012 Beneteau Swift Trawler 34
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 22 reviews
Maryland
5

Perfect stay for Charleston vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Great boat for couples wanting to experience Charleston. We also chartered with Captain Richard one morning and it was a great relaxing experience and a good way to see Charleston and its history from the water. We also rented paddle boards from Coastal Expeditions and paddled every morning and saw dolphins every morning. Here's a few restaurant suggestions - Indaco (King St.) excellent homemade pasta, Edmund's Oust - good beer and tapas style food, Lewis BBQ - great new place - try the homemade ice cream if you leave room, Jack of Cups on Folly - you can walk right by this place but this small restaurant had the best food and atmosphere we experienced. The marina has a complementary shuttle that runs on the hour. The Variety Store at the marina has the best breakfast - we ended up eating breakfast there most mornings. When we come to Charleston, we'll definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Paul, I am so happy you both had such a wonderful stay in CHAS! Sounds like you made the most of the entire weekend, I'm thrilled you enjoyed every minute... Looking forward to having you back soon!
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5

Beautiful Yacht!!!

  • 5 of 5

We came to Charleston for a concert and this yacht was the perfect complement to our weekend. We especially enjoyed the top deck. It was an excellent place to sit and enjoy the Carolina sunshine! Would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Patrick! We are thrilled you had a wonderful stay aboard La Nina! We hope you will join us again in the near future...
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5

Great couple nights and days on the boat!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed on the boat from Friday to Sunday in July. It was very hot but the boat has AC that works well. The cabin is roomy and has all you need to spend a weekend. Stove, Fridge, bathroom with a shower. Main cabin is great for sleeping. The bunks are a bit tight for adults but works well with kids. It also has a pull out couch that is in good shape. Dock has showers and ice. There is a restaurant at marina that we had breakfast. good food and service. Dealing with Dara was great. She had the place ready to go and it was really ez to check in. we took the boat out for a few hours on Saturday (which I highly recommend). Toured the harbor and rivers. Richard was terrific. All in all a great visit. would highly recommend you spend some time on the water!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you had a great visit in CHAS and aboard La Nina! We hope to have you visit us again in the not-so-distant future, John. Thanks for your business!
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5

Great weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our staycation immensely! The trawler was beautiful, and Captains Donnie and Lisa were accommodating and helpful.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us aboard La Nina...We loved having you Julia! Hope you will join us again soon.
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Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

This is the second year in a row that we have rented this particular boat. We enjoy being on the water and like the convenience of being close to downtown Charleston. The weather started out rough with an intense storm the first night but we were all able to sleep like babies. We look forward to this vacation again next year.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I always say that sleeping aboard is my best nights sleep! Glad you agree;) We look forward to seeing you again next year, Belinda!
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Thieves

  • 1 of 5

Our stay was great! Exceeded our expectations!

Until they were cleaning the boat 3 days AFTER our checkout and we recieved an email stating that the toilet was clogged and we would not be receiving our refundable deposit.

The toilet worked the entire time during our stay.

They said a feminine hygiene product clogged the toilet. Which is weird because a feminine hygiene product was never used on the boat. It wasn't until an entire WEEK after our checkout date that we recieved pictures of the "damage." The picture showed a feminine hygiene product shoved through a pipe, and it was completely clean.

Strange. Who flushes a clean feminine hygiene product ?

Our stay was great, everyone was so nice. But that was just to lure us in before they robbed us. Theyve recieved a lot of good reviews - I guess they figured they could afford to piss one tenant

  • Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Stephanie – Thanks for taking the time to provide your feedback. We appreciate every review. I think your review will be helpful in advising future guests to read the Agreement carefully, as well as the posting in the bathroom and to take what we tell you at check-in very seriously. These issues are the very reason a refundable deposit is in place, for maintenance issues that may potentially arise during the cleaning of the boat. Yes, the cleaning did occur a few days after your check-out, our Captains do have other jobs and priorities; so they work at their pace. After all, another guest wasn’t checking in until the weekend. Sadly, I did have to inform you of this issue during your honeymoon. I was not looking forward to doing so; however, I knew it could not wait for the very reason that you could possibly think another guest caused the issue. Before I was even able to tell you what exactly had happened to the toilet, you had already told me of your sister’s use of the facility. I do not think this was done on purpose, accidents happen. However, it is a costly accident on a boat. This is why it is thoroughly written in the Agreement and above the toilet. In the years we have been renting out our boat, this is ONLY the 2nd time we have had to withhold a deposit for damaged property. I am sorry it happened to you. I am glad though that you found our LCYC team to be helpful to you and that your stay was pleasant.
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Charleston Intl.
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Salty Mikes
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Patriots Point Links
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-26
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Marina Variety Store Restaurant
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Folly Beach
Car: not necessary

Conde Nast has voted Charleston the US # 1 City four years in a row and the world's top tourism town in 2012 - incredible architecture and history, outstanding restaurants, and beautiful harbor and ocean.

Accommodations on the water with a view of downtown and the Harbor.

The City Marina is less than a mile from the center of the downtown area. The marina provides an hourly shuttle during business hours that loops around all of downtown's shops and restaurants.

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Rates & Availability

Historic Old City Yacht Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak
Sep 6 2016 - Oct 6 2016
2 night minimum stay
$225
From
$250
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Columbus Day
Oct 7 2016 - Oct 10 2016
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Peak
Oct 11 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$225
From
$250
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Off Peak
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 23 2016
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$225
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 24 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Off Peak
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$225
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 26 2016
3 night minimum stay
$300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Off Peak
Dec 27 2016 - Dec 29 2016
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
New Year's
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$225
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $99
Refundable damage deposit $250

Captained Charters are available for half (3 hour) or full (6 hour) day charters. Price varies by season $125 - $150/hour + fuel + $50 Cleaning Fee + Square Fees (3.5%).
We also offer Multi-day Excursions.

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Amenities

Historic Old City Yacht Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • yacht
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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