Charter FAQ

How Do We Know Salty Girl is the Best Charter Choice for Us?

Although Each Charter Yacht is Unique, Salty Girl has Many Special Amenities to Add More Enjoyment to Your Adventure. A Charter Yacht Specialist (www.cyba.net/members-list) Can Further Guide You. 

Private Spacious 40' Catamaran

Air Conditioning while on the water

WiFI (when in reach of AT&T towers)

Deep Sea Fishing Gear 

Clean Professional Snorkel Gear and Water Toys

2 Bathrooms with Freshwater Electric Flush Toilets

3 Freshwater Showers (separate showers, not wet heads)

9 Speaker, 3000 Watt Stereo with Bluetooth

LGBTQ? and Naturalist Friendly

Children & Babies Welcomed

Pet Free Environment in Consideration of Allergy-Prone Guests

On-Board Generator for Endless Power and Fresh Water

Easier Yacht Boarding/Disembarkation On a Catamaran, and Deep Water Swim Ladder

Anchorages Chosen for Privacy and Client Preferences 

Yacht is Fully Insured & Well Maintained with Recent Rigging and Vessel Safety Survey  

How Do We Get to Salty Girl?

Red Hook is a 30 Minute Taxi Ride From Charlotte Amalie Airport.  Text or Call When You Arrive and We Will Dinghy to Shore to Greet You.

What Should I Bring?

Our Welcome Letter, Sent When Your Reservation is Confirmed,  Gives Detailed Ideas. Mostly, Guests Feel they have Over-packed. Actually, a Backpack with Bathing Suit, Shorts, and T-Shirts is Often enough. Guest rooms have an assortment of board and card games, "wet bags" for dinghy rides, and an assortment of usual toiletries in your bathroom, including reef safe sunscreen. 

We Would Like to Celebrate a Special Occasion. Can You Accommodate this Request?

Absolutely! 

Can I Smoke Tobacco or Vape on Salty Girl?

A Location on Deck is Available for You.

A Member of Our Group Has Health Issues. Should I Make You Aware?

Yes! Both Captains are Red Cross Certified First Aid Respondents. Our First Priority is Safety.

What if the Weather Seems Unpleasant?

USVI Often Experiences Brief Cooling Showers.  These Should Not Impact Your Trip. Occasionally, High Winds Alter Our Choice of Bays and Snorkeling Spots. Trip Insurance is Always Recommended, Especially During Hurricane Season.

Tell Me More About the Fishing!

Salty Girl is Not a Fishing Charter Vessel (We Recommend Ocean Surfari https://oceansurfari.com) We Do, However, Have Deep Sea Gear for Catch and Release Fishing, When Not in Nature Preserve Waters. Possible Catch Include Small Reef Fish Such as Squirrel Fish, Bar Jack and Yellowtail Snapper, or Bigger Catch Such as King Mackerel, Barracuda, Trevally and Crevalle Jack, Caught when Trolling off the Back While Sailing. We have been Known to Serve Some of the Bigger Varieties for Dinner.

Do We Need Passports?

Depends on where You Desire to Sail. The USVI is a Territory of the USA, and Passports are Not Necessary for US Citizens. BVI Waters Require a Passport Less than 6 Months from Expiration. 

 Can You Accommodate Weak Swimmers? 

Absolutely. Salty Girl has USCG life jackets and an assortment of flotation toys. Some Prefer to Enjoy their Day Under the Shade of the Roomy Cockpit or Sunning on the Front Trampoline. The Air-Conditioned Interior Salon is Pleasant as Well. We Watch all Swimmers for Safety.

Am I Likely to Get Sea Sick?

Catamarans are Very Stable and Do Not Heel Over on their Side as a Mono-hull. Still, Seasickness Can Occur. We carry Relief Bands (created for chemotherapy patients), Ginger Candy, Homeopathic Topical Oil, and Traditional Wrist Bands.

Is Getting On and Off Salty Girl Difficult?

Bending One's Knees and Supporting One's Own Weight is Required for Dinghy Disembarking.

The Swim Ladder, Located Off the Sugar Scoop, is Easy to use when Exiting the Water.

 

Are You Insured?

Salty Girl is Fully Insured as a Charter Vessel Through Geico Marine Insurance, and Sailed by 2 US Coast Guard Master Licensed Captains.

Are Gratuities Included in the Price?

Gratuity is not included.

Customary Gratuity for a Memorable Sailing Tour is 15-20%

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