General Diving Info
Only certified divers can dive from the yacht, others must arrange rendezvous.
Diving Costs information
Included at 5 dives per 7 day charter for certified divers. Rendezvous diving will incur additional costs.
Captain Ryan and Chef Lesli cannot wait to share their love and knowledge of the Caribbean Sea and all its offerings. Their excitement is contagious. Their attention to detail and consideration of safety will leave you with nothing to focus on but the beauty of your surroundings and the relaxation and adventure they inspire. Ryan and Lesli are avid ocean enthusiasts and adventure seekers ready to provide you with the ultimate charter experience.
Captain Ryan started sailing as a young boy on Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri, where he grew up. He has since single-handedly logged (solo sailed) over 5,000 nautical miles offshore; from Key West to the Virgin Islands, Bahamas to Grenada and everywhere in between. Ryan is also a sailing instructor and happy to share his knowledge, and the helm, with any interested passengers. He currently holds a 100ton USCG Masters license, as well as a BVI Yacht Master license.
Ryan served in the US Navy where he studied engineering at the US Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, South Carolina. He is a man of service, whether serving his community or his guests. His knowledge, experiences and entertaining stories set a tone for the most memorable sailing experiences.
A world traveler and natural athlete, Ryan thrives in competitive wakeboarding and enjoys kiteboarding, wake surfing and scuba diving. Most recently, Ryan obtained his private pilot’s license and spends his free time island hopping in his personal airplane.
Chef Lesli received her yacht chef certification at Ashburton Culinary School in England. She is a PADI Certified Dive Master and, like Ryan, holds a 100ton USCG Masters license. Originally from Michigan, Lesli grew up spending much time outside, enjoying watersports on the lakes, hiking, biking and golfing in the summers and skiing and snowboarding in the winters. Her passions include traveling and learning. Most recently, Lesli, obtained her teaching certification for Vinyasa Yoga.
While Lesli enjoys all the underwater and sailing activities yachting has to offer, her second home is in the galley where her culinary creations come to life. A former New York City Interior Designer, Lesli has shifted her creativity from textiles to food. She loves using all the fresh, local provisions the islands have to offer. With 8 years of charter experience, Lesli is excited to wow your taste buds!
Captain Ryan and Chef Lesli will immediately make you feel at home on Anastasia, as they take great pride in customizing your charter experience, ensuring vacation memories that will last a lifetime. They cannot wait to host you and yours!
*Coffee, Tea and fresh local fruit served with every breakfast*
Eggs poached perfectly to your desire over warm, crispy bacon served on hot, buttered, toasted English muffins, drizzled with a classic French hollandaise sauce
Coconut French Toast
Homemade Challah bread topped with shredded coconut and baked with hints of vanilla and connamon, served with orgainic strawberry maple syrup
Steak and Eggs Rancheros
Melt in your mouth steak, seasoned black beans, eggs, salsa, cilantro and special hot sauce, served over crisp tostadas
Organic Mango Chia Pudding
Coconut flavored chia pudding with local mango puree served with organic granola and homemade scones
Caribbean Avocado Toast
Local avocado mash served on your choice of toasts, featureing; caprese salad style, seasoned fried green tomatoes and eggs, tomato pesto style or traditional eggs and bacon
Japanese Style Pancakes
Whipped, airy, tall pancakes served with blueberry and lemon compote
Love City's bagel and Lox
Homemade everything bagel topped with cream cheese, smked salmon, capers, red onion, fresh dill and local microgreens, served with sliced hard-boiled from free range chickens
Maryland Style Crab Cakes
Blue crab jumbo lump crab meat with secret spices and light breading, served over a local green salad with lemon, garlic, dill, aioli dipping sauce.
Shrimp Kale Caesar Salad
Jumbo blackened shrimp, mixed kale and romaine lettuces lightly dressed with an in-house, yogurt-based Caesar dressing, served with Cheddar Bay biscuits.
Curry Chicken Salad
Mayo-free, buttery, Goddess curry chicken salad served in lettuce wraps with a chilled long grain rice salad
Tuna Poke Bowl
Marinated, fresh, grade Ahi Tuna, avocado, cucumbers, edamame beans and watermelon radishes over rice, topped with toasted sesame seeds and spicy mayo
Grilled, locally caught Wahoo with Spanish rice, papaya salsa and lime crema, served with restaurant style tortilla chips and homemade guacamole
Grilled Steak, Chicken & Veggie Kebobs
Grilled, marinated cuts of tenderloin steak and organic chicken, skewered with fresh vegetables, served with quinoa salad
Cheeseburgers in Paradise
Classic bacon cheeseburger, grilled to your preference and served with all the fixin’s, green salad, juicy watermelon and potato crisps
Pan Seared Scallops
Seasoned, seared scallops served over a pea mint puree, garnished with crispy bacon and local microgreens
Flat Bread Pizzas
-Grape tomatoes, red onion, fresh oregano, mozzarella cheese finished with a balsamic glaze