Ed Hamilton & Co.

BLACK TORTUGA

  • Guests 8
  • Cabins 4
  • Model Cat
  • Year Built 2018

Rates Per Week

Crew Profiles

Specifications

Accommodations

4 queen cabins with ensuite bathrooms.
Entire boat is fully air-conditioned.

NOTE: Forward starboard space is permanently stowage of toys like scuba equipment, tanks, compressor, snorkels, etc.

Sample Menu

Chef Jody’s Sample 7 Day Menu

 

Breakfast

Breakfast is served with fresh fruit, yogurt, granola, cereal, coffee or tea, and juice of your choice. For the adventurous, Mimosas and Jody’s Famous Bloody Marys are available.

 

Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes with real Maple Syrup or Jody’s Homemade Syrup, served with Crispy Bacon

 

Chef’s Choice Eggs Benedict with House Made Hollandaise Sauce

(examples : Southwestern, Traditional, Seafood, Florentine)

 

Ham, Havarti and Thyme Quiche with Toasted English Muffins and Homemade Jam

 

Rise N’ Shine Breakfast Sandwiches on a large, flaky Croissant with your choice of fillings

 

Large New York Style Bagels with Herbed Cream Cheese, Smoked Salmon and Capers, served with Tomato and Onion slices

 

Thick Sliced Praline Pecan French Toast garnished with Orange Zest and Confectioner’s Sugar

 

Three Cheese Italian Baked Eggs with Grilled House Made French Bread

 

  

Lunch

Lunch is served with beer, wine, or favorite drink of your choice. Fresh made brownies or cookies are available for dessert.

 

Margarita Chicken Salad with Tropical Fruit and a Margarita-style dressing,  served with a pitcher of Jody’s Margaritas

 

Build-Your-Own Blackened Mahi Mahi Tacos with Pineapple Salsa, Kicked Up Rice and a Cool and Creamy Avocado Sauce with Corn or Flour Tortillas

 

Loaded Beef or Chicken Taco Salad served in Handmade Tortilla Bowls with Chips, Salsa Roja and Guacamole

 

Ahi Tuna Nicoise Salad served on Fresh Local Greens with Fingerling Potatoes and a House Made French Vinaigrette

 

Blackened Jumbo Shrimp over a Greek Salad with Local Greens, served with fresh made Hummus and Pita Points

 

The Great State of California Chicken Sandwiches served Mile High with Swiss Cheese, Bacon, Avocado, Lettuce and Tomato and a Creamy Mustard Sauce on Brioche Rolls, with House Made Slaw

 

 

 Hors d’ Oeuvres

Served with wine, your favorite cocktail, or the special cocktail of the day

 

Warm Spinach and Artichoke Dip served with Tortilla Chips and Herbed Crackers

 

Tomato Bruchetta on Fresh French Bread Toasts with Mozzarella Cheese and Local Basil

 

Local Conch Ceviche with Mango and Peppers, served with Crudites and Lettuce Wraps

 

Mediterranean Platter with Fresh Made Hummus, Tzatziki, Pita Toasts, Fresh Vegetables, and a Feta/Olive Spread

 

Mini Lobster Cakes with a Creole Tartar Sauce

 

Ahi Tuna Nachos with fresh Wonton Crisps, Wasabi Aioli, and a Seaweed Salad

 

Baked Crab Stuffed Mushrooms with a drizzle of Warm Garlic Butter

 

 

 

 

Dinner

Dinner is served with a specialty selected wine, cocktail, or drink of your choice

 

 

Starters

 

Caprese Salad with Burrata, Nectarines, and Heirloom Tomatoes

 

Asian Styled Steak Salad over Local Greens

 

Watermelon, Feta, and Mint Salad with a Lime Vinaigrette

 

Cream of Brie Soup with Crumbled Bacon and Fresh Chives

 

Homemade Crab Cake with Two Sauces, served over Mesculan Greens

 

Roasted Garlic Bisque with a Toasted Fresh Baguette Slice

 

 

Entree

 

Marinated and Grilled Pork Tenderloin served with a Merlot Mushroom Sauce, Potato Au Gratin Timbales, and Sauteed Asparagus

 

Jumbo Shrimp Scampi served over Angel Hair Pasta with Fresh Shaved Parmesan, served with Savory Herbed Beer Bread

 

Crab, Parmesan, and Herb Crusted Grouper served with a Wild Rice Blend and Roasted Vegetable Medley

 

Hand Cut Filet Mignon grilled and drizzled with Demi Glace, served with Mushroom Risotto and Roasted Vegetables

 

Cajun Spiced Red Snapper served over Zoodles in a Lemon Butter Sauce, and Seasoned Rice

 

Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna Rotini smothered in Homemade Marina with shaved Parmesan and Fresh Basil

 

Red Wine Braised Beef Short Ribs with Creamed Potatoes and Rosemary Brussel Sprouts

 

 Dessert

Dessert is served with coffee, wine, or liqueur of your choice.

 

Key Lime Pie Parfait with Lime Zest and Fresh Whipped Cream

 

Sticky Toffee Pudding with Warm Toffee Sauce and Fresh Whipped Cream

 

Poached Pears with a Vanilla Rum Sabayon garnished with Cinnamon Infused Chocolate “Leaves”

 

Rich Chocolate Mousse with Fresh Whipped Cream and Shaved Chocolate

 

Hot Grand Marnier Souffles with Powdered Sugar

 

Chocolate Cheesecake with Caramel Sauce, Melted Chocolate and Fresh Whipped Cream

 

Fourless Chocolate Torte served with Fresh Berries and Vanilla Ice Cream

 

 

 Jody can adapt the menu to any dietary need or allergy.

Dietary restrictions are always considered.

 

STANDARD SHIPS BAR

Soft drinks, sodas, water, beers and well drinks, cocktails are available  for your enjoyment.

Spirits

Vodka brands: Tito’s, Stoli, Smirnoff

Whiskey brands: Johnny Walker, Dewars, Jack Daniels

Tequila brands: Souza, Milagro

Rum brand: Cruzan

Gin brands: Gordans, Tanqueray

Assortment of liqueurs.

Red and White Wines

Pino Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Blend, Pinot Noir, Proseco

Beer

Bud, Coors, Corona, Miller, Caribe, Presidente

Please let your broker know your preferred brand.

If you require premium wines or spirits of your choice, please notify your broker and we will be happy to source it for you and have them onboard when you arrive.

These would be at an additional cost to you.

Additional Rate Information

GENERAL NOTES:
MINIMUM NIGHTS: 6, Inquire for less
For 6 night charters, divide weekly rate by 7 nights X 6 nights. For 5 nights or less, divide weekly rate by 6 nights X number of nights.
BVI PORT FEE: Add $400 each end for BVI ports other than West End or Jost.
If cruising area includes BVI, rates are PLUS permits, licenses and fees which are to be paid by client.

$400 PER CABIN SLEEP ABOARD: Sleep aboard the night before charter dates. Boarding after 4PM, welcome cocktails, then dinner to be taken ashore at client expense. Includes breakfast the next morning. Valid for 6 night charter or longer. EXCLUDES: Christmas and New Year’s weeks. 3 Cabin minimum

HALF-BOARD OPTION:
7 nights ($150 off per person) – Includes 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 3 dinners aboard – with all other meals to be taken ashore at client expense
2@$20,700 3@$21,050 4@$21,4000 5@$21,750 6@$22,100 7/$22,450 8/$23,300

LOCAL-FARE OPTION:
7 nights ($75 off per person) – Includes: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 6 dinners. Requires 2 lunches and 1 dinner ashore at client expense.
2@$20,850 3@$21,275 4@$21,700 5@$22,125 6@$22,550 7@$22,975 8@$23,900

CHRISTMAS/NEW YEARS: 7 night minimum
CHRISTMAS: 1-8 guests @$28,000, Christmas must end no later than 12/76
NEW YEARS: 1-8 guests @ $30,000, may not start before 12/28

Additional Rate Information

Summer Area: Caribbean Virgin Islands, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards

Winter Area: Caribbean Virgin Islands

Charter Rates Per Week

Rate Period Terms 2 Guests 3 Guests 4 Guests 5 Guests 6 Guests 7 Guests 8 Guests
Winter 2021 to 2022 Inclusive $21,000 $21,500 $22,000 $22,500 $23,000 $23,500 $24,500
Summer 2022 Inclusive $21,000 $21,500 $22,000 $22,500 $23,000 $23,500 $24,500
Winter 2022 to 2023 Inclusive $21,000 $21,500 $22,000 $22,500 $23,000 $23,500 $24,500

Additional Rate Information

GENERAL NOTES:
MINIMUM NIGHTS: 6, Inquire for less
For 6 night charters, divide weekly rate by 7 nights X 6 nights. For 5 nights or less, divide weekly rate by 6 nights X number of nights.
BVI PORT FEE: Add $400 each end for BVI ports other than West End or Jost.
If cruising area includes BVI, rates are PLUS permits, licenses and fees which are to be paid by client.

$400 PER CABIN SLEEP ABOARD: Sleep aboard the night before charter dates. Boarding after 4PM, welcome cocktails, then dinner to be taken ashore at client expense. Includes breakfast the next morning. Valid for 6 night charter or longer. EXCLUDES: Christmas and New Year’s weeks. 3 Cabin minimum

HALF-BOARD OPTION:
7 nights ($150 off per person) – Includes 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 3 dinners aboard – with all other meals to be taken ashore at client expense
2@$20,700 3@$21,050 4@$21,4000 5@$21,750 6@$22,100 7/$22,450 8/$23,300

LOCAL-FARE OPTION:
7 nights ($75 off per person) – Includes: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 6 dinners. Requires 2 lunches and 1 dinner ashore at client expense.
2@$20,850 3@$21,275 4@$21,700 5@$22,125 6@$22,550 7@$22,975 8@$23,900

CHRISTMAS/NEW YEARS: 7 night minimum
CHRISTMAS: 1-8 guests @$28,000, Christmas must end no later than 12/76
NEW YEARS: 1-8 guests @ $30,000, may not start before 12/28

Location Details

Summer Area: Caribbean Virgin Islands, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards

Winter Area: Caribbean Virgin Islands

Troy and Jody met this past season while working as mate and chef on a 58′ catamaran in the USVI. Working so closely, they formed an instant friendship and have a light hearted and fun working relationship. They decided to move forward as a team to provide their guests fun and memorable charters. With their combined experience and enthusiasm, they will tailor the charter experience to your pace, giving you the vacation of your dreams!

Captain
Troy Vile
Captain Troy hails from Philadelphia, but spent much of his time growing up on the waters off New Jersey. Troy discovered his love of the water at a very young age from his grandfather. As a Marine Biologist, he instilled a sense of wonder in Troy, and encouraged him to become scuba certified at the age of 12. Sailing hobie cats, diving, fishing, and water sports were is childhood passions. Troy has traveled and vacationed the islands he now calls home since he was a teenager. Troy loves his work as a captain because it incorporates all the things he enjoys by allowing him to sail, dive, make cocktails, help in the galley, and entertain his guests.

Chef
Jody Oles

Chef Jody is a native Californian, but has loved chartering in the islands for the last 17 years. She holds a US Coast Guard Masters License, and is a PADI Scuba Instructor, as well as an accomplished charter chef. Her passion for beautiful food equals her passion for the ocean. Before moving to the islands, Jody was an educator for several zoos and aquariums on each coast. She fell in love with the Caribbean waters working as an Aquarist at Coral World Marine park in St Thomas. Her knowledge of marine life gives her guests an experience they won’t forget! From the galley, her fresh breads, pastries, decadent desserts, and everything in between will present you with an array of goodies to tempt your taste buds. Her culinary style incorporates fresh local ingredients with culinary favorites for amazing meals that guests love. Her greatest pleasure is your smile of satisfaction!

Title Name Nation Born Languages
Captain Troy Vile USA 1986 English
Crew Jody Oles USA

Captain

Troy Vile

Chef/First Mate

Jody Oles

Ammenities

Ac Full
Hair Dryer No
Generator Yes
Water Maker Yes
Ice Maker No
Internet Onboard WIFI

Electronics

Sat Tv No
Ipod Yes

General

Length 47 Ft
Pax 8
Cabins 4
Year Built 2018
Guest Smoke Yes, only on sugar scoops
Guest Pet No
Children Allowed Yes
Min Child Age Water safe

Leisure

Dinghy 12.6' Center Console
Dinghy Hp 30hp
Adult W Skis No
Jet Skis No
Wave Run No
Knee Board No
Stand Up Paddle 3
Wind Surf No
Gear Snorkel Yes
Tube Yes
Scurfer No
Wake Board No
1 Man Kayak No
2 Man Kayak No
Float Mats Yes
Games Beach Yes
Fishing Gear No
Dive Info Crew will discuss details during preference calls with guests. Crew provide individual cost estimates based on the guest's requirements.
Dive Costs Gear rental is at the guests' expense.
The crew are happy to handle gear rental, pick-up and return on the guests behalf.

$50 per person, per dive and $75 per person per dive for night dives up to 6 certified divers at a time, max 2 dives per day, payable aboard to yacht crew.

Other Specs

Beam 25.4 Ft
Draft 4.4 Ft
Queen 4
Pref Pickup St. Thomas, USVI
Other Pickup Red Hook
Turn Around 48 hrs pref
Builder FOUNTAINE PAJOT
Vcr Dvd Yes
Salon Stereo Yes
Num Dvd No
Num Cds No
Board Games Yes
Num Books No
Num Dine In 8
Hammock Yes
Deck Shower Yes
Bimini Yes
Special Diets Yes
Kosher Inq
B B Q Yes
Gay Charters Yes
Nude Charters Inq
Num Hatch Yes
Inverter Yes
Voltages 110 V
Dinghy Pax 10
Kids Skis No
Sea Bob No
Sea Scooter No
Fish Permit Yes
Swim Platform Yes
Boarding Ladder Yes
Dinghy Sailing No
Fish Gear Type Trolling
Num Fish Rods 2
Under Water Cam No
Under Water Video No
Green Make Water Yes
Green Reuse Bottle Yes
Green Other Use of organic and local produce when available. Use of reusable water bottles.We use eco friendly cleaning products and soaps for guests, no plastic bags, no plastic straws, no plastic cutlery
Scuba Onboard Onboard
License Info Master
Compressor Not Onboard
Num Divers 6
Num Dives 6
Showers 4
Heads 4
Tp In Heads Yes
Ac Night Yes
Ac Sur Charge no
Sail Instruct Yes
Other Toys Subwing
Noodles
Snorkel Gear
Floating Mat
3 SUP's
Tube
Fishing Rods
Beach Games
Board Games
Surfboard to be towed behind the dinghy

4 queen cabins with ensuite bathrooms.
Entire boat is fully air-conditioned.

NOTE: Forward starboard space is permanently stowage of toys like scuba equipment, tanks, compressor, snorkels, etc.

Chef Jody’s Sample 7 Day Menu

 

Breakfast

Breakfast is served with fresh fruit, yogurt, granola, cereal, coffee or tea, and juice of your choice. For the adventurous, Mimosas and Jody’s Famous Bloody Marys are available.

 

Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes with real Maple Syrup or Jody’s Homemade Syrup, served with Crispy Bacon

 

Chef’s Choice Eggs Benedict with House Made Hollandaise Sauce

(examples : Southwestern, Traditional, Seafood, Florentine)

 

Ham, Havarti and Thyme Quiche with Toasted English Muffins and Homemade Jam

 

Rise N’ Shine Breakfast Sandwiches on a large, flaky Croissant with your choice of fillings

 

Large New York Style Bagels with Herbed Cream Cheese, Smoked Salmon and Capers, served with Tomato and Onion slices

 

Thick Sliced Praline Pecan French Toast garnished with Orange Zest and Confectioner’s Sugar

 

Three Cheese Italian Baked Eggs with Grilled House Made French Bread

 

  

Lunch

Lunch is served with beer, wine, or favorite drink of your choice. Fresh made brownies or cookies are available for dessert.

 

Margarita Chicken Salad with Tropical Fruit and a Margarita-style dressing,  served with a pitcher of Jody’s Margaritas

 

Build-Your-Own Blackened Mahi Mahi Tacos with Pineapple Salsa, Kicked Up Rice and a Cool and Creamy Avocado Sauce with Corn or Flour Tortillas

 

Loaded Beef or Chicken Taco Salad served in Handmade Tortilla Bowls with Chips, Salsa Roja and Guacamole

 

Ahi Tuna Nicoise Salad served on Fresh Local Greens with Fingerling Potatoes and a House Made French Vinaigrette

 

Blackened Jumbo Shrimp over a Greek Salad with Local Greens, served with fresh made Hummus and Pita Points

 

The Great State of California Chicken Sandwiches served Mile High with Swiss Cheese, Bacon, Avocado, Lettuce and Tomato and a Creamy Mustard Sauce on Brioche Rolls, with House Made Slaw

 

 

 Hors d’ Oeuvres

Served with wine, your favorite cocktail, or the special cocktail of the day

 

Warm Spinach and Artichoke Dip served with Tortilla Chips and Herbed Crackers

 

Tomato Bruchetta on Fresh French Bread Toasts with Mozzarella Cheese and Local Basil

 

Local Conch Ceviche with Mango and Peppers, served with Crudites and Lettuce Wraps

 

Mediterranean Platter with Fresh Made Hummus, Tzatziki, Pita Toasts, Fresh Vegetables, and a Feta/Olive Spread

 

Mini Lobster Cakes with a Creole Tartar Sauce

 

Ahi Tuna Nachos with fresh Wonton Crisps, Wasabi Aioli, and a Seaweed Salad

 

Baked Crab Stuffed Mushrooms with a drizzle of Warm Garlic Butter

 

 

 

 

Dinner

Dinner is served with a specialty selected wine, cocktail, or drink of your choice

 

 

Starters

 

Caprese Salad with Burrata, Nectarines, and Heirloom Tomatoes

 

Asian Styled Steak Salad over Local Greens

 

Watermelon, Feta, and Mint Salad with a Lime Vinaigrette

 

Cream of Brie Soup with Crumbled Bacon and Fresh Chives

 

Homemade Crab Cake with Two Sauces, served over Mesculan Greens

 

Roasted Garlic Bisque with a Toasted Fresh Baguette Slice

 

 

Entree

 

Marinated and Grilled Pork Tenderloin served with a Merlot Mushroom Sauce, Potato Au Gratin Timbales, and Sauteed Asparagus

 

Jumbo Shrimp Scampi served over Angel Hair Pasta with Fresh Shaved Parmesan, served with Savory Herbed Beer Bread

 

Crab, Parmesan, and Herb Crusted Grouper served with a Wild Rice Blend and Roasted Vegetable Medley

 

Hand Cut Filet Mignon grilled and drizzled with Demi Glace, served with Mushroom Risotto and Roasted Vegetables

 

Cajun Spiced Red Snapper served over Zoodles in a Lemon Butter Sauce, and Seasoned Rice

 

Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna Rotini smothered in Homemade Marina with shaved Parmesan and Fresh Basil

 

Red Wine Braised Beef Short Ribs with Creamed Potatoes and Rosemary Brussel Sprouts

 

 Dessert

Dessert is served with coffee, wine, or liqueur of your choice.

 

Key Lime Pie Parfait with Lime Zest and Fresh Whipped Cream

 

Sticky Toffee Pudding with Warm Toffee Sauce and Fresh Whipped Cream

 

Poached Pears with a Vanilla Rum Sabayon garnished with Cinnamon Infused Chocolate “Leaves”

 

Rich Chocolate Mousse with Fresh Whipped Cream and Shaved Chocolate

 

Hot Grand Marnier Souffles with Powdered Sugar

 

Chocolate Cheesecake with Caramel Sauce, Melted Chocolate and Fresh Whipped Cream

 

Fourless Chocolate Torte served with Fresh Berries and Vanilla Ice Cream

 

 

 Jody can adapt the menu to any dietary need or allergy.

Dietary restrictions are always considered.

 

STANDARD SHIPS BAR

Soft drinks, sodas, water, beers and well drinks, cocktails are available  for your enjoyment.

Spirits

Vodka brands: Tito’s, Stoli, Smirnoff

Whiskey brands: Johnny Walker, Dewars, Jack Daniels

Tequila brands: Souza, Milagro

Rum brand: Cruzan

Gin brands: Gordans, Tanqueray

Assortment of liqueurs.

Red and White Wines

Pino Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Blend, Pinot Noir, Proseco

Beer

Bud, Coors, Corona, Miller, Caribe, Presidente

Please let your broker know your preferred brand.

If you require premium wines or spirits of your choice, please notify your broker and we will be happy to source it for you and have them onboard when you arrive.

These would be at an additional cost to you.

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