What food to expect on board a chartered yacht
Updated: Apr 24
White sandy beaches and clear blue waters are usually the first thing that comes to mind when daydreaming about a tropical chartered yacht vacation but we’d make the argument that the food should also be a big part of your daydream too. Keep reading to learn more about what to food expect on board a chartered yacht.
What are meals like on board a chartered yacht?
When you picture your vacation aboard a chartered yacht, are you waking up and sipping coffee on deck watching the sunrise on a tropical morning? How about fresh-grilled seafood in between sunbathing and swimming? After a full day of exploring, perhaps you’d like a juicy steak dinner in the comfort of the yacht’s dining area. All of these refreshment and meal options are yours to enjoy on a private yacht charter with Sail Play Dine.
Just like our itineraries, meals and menus are tailored to suit you. The food on board is chosen to suit your tastes and dietary requirements. This ensures everyone in your party is sure to enjoy all the meals during your stay.
Who cooks the meals on a chartered yacht?
Leave the cooking and cleaning to us! Every charter has a personal chef who specializes in creating beautiful, fresh and delicious meals influenced by flavors of the islands.
Who chooses the food served?
Your vacation, your menu! We believe unforgettable memories are made around the dinner table with a good meal, good drinks, and great company. The chefs will cater menus to accommodate adventurous eaters to those who prefer to stick to the basics.
When planning your trip, be sure to note any dietary restrictions or food allergies as well.
Sample menus to expect on board one of our chartered yachts
In order to give you a better idea of what to expect, here is a snippet of a sample menu from MAHASATTVA.
PASSION FRUIT EGGS BENEDICT
poached eggs // sweet plantain cake // thick cut smoked bacon // passion fruit infused hollandaise
BACON & LEEK QUICHE
charred leeks // applewood smoked bacon // gruyere ((gluten free version available))
PANCAKE BREAKFAST BOARD
pancakes // coconut flakes // nutella // banana slices // thick-cut bacon // whipped honey ricotta // assorted berries // maple syrup // assorted jams
SHRIMP & GRITS
white corn grits // sautéed prawn // pancetta // charred corn & chiles // green onion // garlic chili oil
PINEAPPLE GREEN TEA TUNA BOWL
seared ahi tuna // sesame green tea noodles // radish flowers // shaved carrots // pineapple salsa // cucumber // shaved jalapeño // honey soy glaze
BURRATA PESTO SALAD
fresh burrata // watercress // prosciutto // heirloom tomato // roasted herbed purple potatoes // cinnamon basil pesto // balsamic reduction
SHRIMP AVOCADO CEASAR
blackened shrimp // avocado // radish // romaine // parmesan tuile // house made croutons & dressing // toasted pine nuts
MAHI MAHI TACOS
locally caught blackened mahi // mango salsa // shaved radish // sriracha crema // micro cilantro // cotija
seared sea bass // butternut squash puree // golden parmesan potato coins // lemon butter broccolini // mint pea puree
SHORT RIB RAVIOLIS
red wine braised short ribs stuffed // parmesan // red wine mushroom cream sauce // fresh basil
fresh caught local ono // honey soy sautéed bok choy // papaya salsa // ginger sesame purple mash // cilantro creme // radish
SURF N’ TURF
locally caught caribbean lobster half tail // filet mignon // smoked gouda grits // asparagus // blistered cherry tomatoes // herb compound butter // whole grain mustard hollandaise
VEGAN CHOCOLATE MOUSSE CAKE + POMEGRANATE SEEDS
rich & velvety with a fresh & juicy finish
island spiced carrot cake with sweet cream frosting + salty pistachio dusting + white chocolate shards
DRAGON FRUIT PANNA COTTA + PINEAPPLE POLLEN
award winning dessert renews an old classic with a fruit forward rendition
TART AU CITRON
Sweet tartness + buttery shortbread crust + fresh mint