She has also been equipped with a full range of leisure equipment for the use of the guests. This is all set off at night by her spectacular underwater lighting. Her crew have a wealth of experience within the charter industry supported by formal qualifications. We believe that the combination of stunning destinations, a luxurious catamaran and a perfectly matched crew is the winning combination to make all our guests experiences unforgettable.
In addition to the luxury interior, Lir has a full range of water sports equipment to enhance the guest’s enjoyment. To make use of the water toys, Lir has a 4m tender with a 50hp motor powerful enough to accommodate the water skis, wakeboard and doughnut. There are also paddle boards and a kayak to enjoy.
For the Scuba divers aboard we carry 4 full sets of diving equipment, including a dive compressor and Diver Propulsion Vehicles! (BladeFish SeaJet 7000). The captain isa qualified Dive Master and certified guests are more than welcome to explore the underwater world with the benefit of Greg’s local knowledge as their dive leader.
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Owners cabin: With a King Sized central bed, the owners suite is for guests who wish to make the most of luxury on their sailing vacation. With large storage capacity from cupboards to shelving guests have everything they need in their cabin. Within, the Owners Suite there is a saloon area with a sofa, a large wardrobe and a desk with bookshelves.
As mentioned all Cabins are en-suite, no exception here for the owners version. It is the largest of the bathrooms with two separate washbasins and a walk in shower accessed through a sliding glass door.
Aft Starboard: The Double Cabin with a queen size island bed (space on both sides) comes with an en suite bathroom accessed via a private wooden door, with a full length mirror mounted on it, in the aft companionway, with a modern shower unit and electric flush toilet. There is plenty of storage with cupboards and a wardrobe.
Mid Starboard: The double cabin, accessed via a secure wooden door with a full length mirror from the front passageway, fitted with a queen size bed comes with an en suite modern bathroom with a shower unit and electric flush toilet. There is plenty of storage with large space under the bed and cupboards around the cabin and a wardrobe.
Forward Starboard: The double cabin, accessed via a secure wooden door with a full length mirror from the front passageway, fitted with a queen size bed comes with an en suite modern bathroom with shower and electric toilet. There is plenty of storage with large space under the bed and cupboards around the cabin and a wardrobe. All cabins are equipped with blinds and mosquito nets on their portholes and they have power sockets to recharge the guests electrical appliances such as cameras, cell phones, tablets or laptops, and of course all cabins are fully air conditioned. The Forward and Mid Starboard Cabins share a common staircase for access and the Aft Starboard Cabin has its own private access.
Bose sound system with Bluetooth connection to any device, cockpit and fly deck sound system too, also cable connection mini jack
4G Internet router with Wi Fi connection
Donut and a Flick kick brand Jobe
Wakeboard and skis brand Jobe
Two standup paddle surf brand Nais
One kayak for two
four complete diving Aqualung sets plus a compressor Bauer Junior II
Ten complete set of snorkels for adults and two for children.
wet suits and life jackets
Garmin AIS VHF + touch screen plotter.
KVIH V3 sat comms. with Wi Fi connection
Navilec Ultimate boat control by a central wireless computer
Born in St Albans in the UK, Greg started sailing from the age of 10 and gained his RYA Offshore Yachtmaster (Commercially Endorsed) qualification when he was just 18 years of age. Greg has worked on a number of different boats, including North Sea hydrographic survey boats, undertaking sea trials on Round The World Challenge boats and as the delivery skipper on a wide variety of boats to different Mediterranean locations. He also spent several seasons as a flotilla skipper in Greece and Croatia, gaining his Cruising Instructors qualification along the way.
Greg is a qualified PADI Dive Master. Diving is allowed from the yacht for certified divers at a small additional cost. The underwater environment is a beautiful but fragile one and he supports the PADI AWARE project which seeks to conserve the underwater environment for others to enjoy.
Greg used this knowledge and vast knowledge of the charter industry to set up Blue Passion Sailing with his partner (now wife) Vanessa. Ultimately, they became a very successful and award winning Caribbean charter yacht. Now eager to host guests on board Lir, you can be assured of the highest level of safety and sailing
Born in Brest, North West Brittany, Vanessa started sailing on a Hobie catamaran in France and since meeting Greg, she has developed a love of and passion for sailing, gaining a huge amount of experience on boats of different sizes and in different countries. As an experienced chef, Vanessa likes to use local fresh food wherever possible to produce beautifully cooked meals for her guests.
After 6 seasons, on one of the most successful and award winning charter yachts in the Caribbean fleet, Vanessa is adapt at recognizing and providing those special touches that make a sailing
holiday on board Lir a truly memorable experience.
Together, they make an excellent team, both sharing the same passion for sailing and living the dream!
Amanda has excelled in the service industry for more than eight years. During her career she has traveled extensively and made lifelong friends along the way. Her radiant smile and genuine warmth make guests feel immediately at ease aboard LIR. She’s a natural with small children and when there’s a bit of spare time she’s always keen to teach the older ones paddle boarding and surfing techniques. Even if you thought you’d never give watersports a try, Amanda will show you how fun and easy it can be.
Amanda has a serious side when it comes to caring for guests aboard LIR. She anticipates the needs of guests before anyone has to ask. She keeps everything immaculate and organized. She has always enjoyed communicating with people of different cultures and ethnicities. She earned a Bachelors degree in Spanish and she speaks conversational Italian. Wherever guests come from, Amanda will have no problem making them feel at home. A charter aboard LIR is a truly privileged experience to which Amanda adds sparkle and joy.