GAMBIT

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2008 51ft Catamaran Sleeps 8 Guests In 4 Cabins, Entertain in comfort

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From $16,500/week

Special Terms

Guests: 8

Length: 51ft

Cabins: 4

Built: 2008

Crew: 2

Builder: Lagoon

2018 Runner Up for Best Multihull under 57ft in the Annual BVI Charter Yacht Show...

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Accommodations

8 Guests

3 Queen Beds

4 Wash Basins

4 Cabins

4 Showers

4 Electric Heads

Gambit offers sleeping accommodations in 3 queen size cabins and 1 twin bunk room. All offer AC and ensuite head and shower.
NOTE: If charter is for 4 couples crew can take bunk room. Please inquire for rate....

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Amenities

WiFi internet access

Generator:11.5kw

Sun Awning

Ice maker

Ipod/device docking station

Air conditioning and fans

Inverter 2x1850

Bimini Top

BBQ

Cockpit and flybridge speakers

Night Air conditioning and fans

Water Maker: 500 Gal

Deck showers

Salon TV with satellite tv

Swim Platforms


Fishing in the USVI only.

 

Water fun

13ft AB 60 Dinghy

Wakeboard

Stand Up Paddle

Floating Mats

Beach Games

Adult Water Skis

Kneeboard

1 Man Kayak

Snorkeling Gear

Kids Water Skis

Tube

2 Man Kayak

Fishing Gear

Crew

YOUR SKIPPER AND HOSTESS

To ease you into life at a slower pace are Doug and Val Fairfield, an English speaking, husband and wife team from South Africa, with many years combined cruising, travel and charter experience.

Doug holds a Yachtmaster Offshore Qualification, reinforced with many ocean crossings and coastal voyages, not least those accomplished with his family aboard. Doug started sailing in his mid twenties, based off the east coast of South Africa, where sailing and weather conditions are notoriously unpredictable and the coastline hazardous. Having grown up on the ocean with surfing as his main sport, sailing was a natural pr...

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Cuisine

<p style="text-align:center"> </p><p> S<span style="font-style:italic">AMPLE MENU</span></p><p> </p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-weight:bold"><span style="font-style:italic">* Breakfast *</span></span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">A fruit platter, tropical juice, coffee and tea await you in the </span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">morning followed up with something from the galley:</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Fluffy cheese omelettes with a variety of fillings, </span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">slices of avocado and crispy bacon ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Creamy scrambled eggs sandwiched between grilled hash browns, </span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">caribbean grilled bananas and roasted tomatoes ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic"> ~ Eggs benedict served on an English muffin and topped </span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">with dijon hollandaise sauce and micro greens ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Continental inspired selection of cold cuts, </span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">croissants, muffins, and boiled eggs ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Golden french toast, decadently topped with cinnamon apples, </span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">dried cranberries and coconut rum sauce ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Cold smoked salmon with poached eggs over </span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">baby spinach leaves and crisp potato cubes ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic"> ~ Breakfast sausages, caramelized onions, and </span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">over easy eggs done how you like them ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Toast and preserves ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">**</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-weight:bold"><span style="font-style:italic">* Lunch *</span></span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">This is usually a casual, relaxed meal served family style at the </span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">cockpit table during a break in activities and sailing.</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Alfresco dining with an assortment of cold cuts and salads, </span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">crispy artisan loaves, chutneys, mustards and condiments ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Sweet thai chilli wraps filled with chicken, greens, sprouts and peanuts ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Bruschetta with red pesto, feta cheese and avocado topping ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Hamburgers from Doug’s barbecue, build your own with a medley of fillings ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Mexican wraps individually created with a variety of fillings ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Grilled buffalo wings accompanied by tropical coleslaw and a tossed salad ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Melty mushroom cheese toasts with a crunchy citrus flavoured carrot salad ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Chef’s quiche with a Caribbean salad ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">**</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-weight:bold"><span style="font-style:italic">* Dinner *</span></span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Lightly floured pan-fried mahi-mahi served with sautéed potatoes, </span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">veggie tendrils and a creamy lemon butter sauce ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Shrimp platter on a bed of garlic fried rice drizzled and topped with lime wedges ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Fragrant thai coconut curry served with jasmine rice and tropical mango salad ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Slow roasted lamb shanks, crushed potatoes and mange tout, </span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">served with a deglazed red wine sauce and mint jelly ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Grilled spinach and blue cheese stuffed chicken medallions topped with a creamy sauce and served with steamed vegetables in season ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Linguine with red wine bolognaise, crispy garlic bread and Italian salad ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Barbecued steak, served with potato gratin and warm beetroot salad ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Oriental stir fry incorporating colourful peppers, and </span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">bright greens served on a bed of penne ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Pork tenderloin medallions flambéed and served with a Mount Gay </span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Jamaican Rum sauce and colorful roasted veges ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Barbecued tuna steaks marinated and served with a </span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">sesame ginger lime sauce, and couscous tossed veggies ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Asian inspired salmon with quinoa and black bean medley ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">**</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-weight:bold"><span style="font-style:italic">* Desserts *</span></span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Flambéed banana crepes, dusted with nutmeg </span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">and topped with ice-cream ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Torched Berry brulee ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Rich dark chocolate mousse sprinkled with mint sugar ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Passionfruit mousse over a honey crumble ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Home made pavlova with colorful berries and chantilly cream ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Apple and cinnamon crumble topped with whipped cream ~</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">~ Poached pears in a red wine reduction with a scoop of vanilla ice cream ~</span></p><p> </p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">********</span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Meal times are always a significant aspect of any vacation! </span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">On Gambit we aim to provide our guests with attractive meals </span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">which are both appetizing and nutritious, whilst accommodating your dietary requirements, likes and dislikes as best we can. We focus on preparing meals using a combination of locally obtained produce such as fresh fish, chicken, meat, tropical fruit and vegetables, rather than importing exotic ingredients and out of season foodstuffs. We serve breakfast, a light lunch and dinner in the cockpit or at the saloon table, with chilled water, fruit juice, tea or coffee to accompany it. </span></p><p style="text-align:center"> </p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">In addition we have our ‘Captains Bar’,  providing you with that perfect glass of chilled wine, a cold beer or soda, a selection of standard spirits and mixers, or a sundowner cocktail.</span></p><p> </p>

 

Availability

Upcoming 12 months reservations calendar 

Available - the dates are available for your charter

Booked - booked by another client group already

Hold - held by another client group, not yet booked, and can be challenged

Unavailable - blocked out by the Owner and unavailable to challenge

 

Rates

 

Reviews (93)

Six decades celebration

The adage 'the third time is the charm' certainly applies here. In spite of our early exit it was the perfect five days! Your hospitality is warm and welcoming, the food delicious, the drinks cold and plentiful, but the very best of all is the friendship we have formed. cherished and treasured! We will only say 'until next time' and hope that time comes very soon! Thank you for making Frank's...

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Bow Lake Crew

Three words that describe our week .... peaceful, uplifting, heaven! Thank you for your gracious hospitality! Thank you for your knowledge! thank you for being the perfect hosts! We are blessed to have met you both and that one day our jpasths will cross again ~ Sean and Michele

As Michele said.... thanks so much!!! What a wonderful week with wonderful hosts. A great captain, fantastic che...

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"Take me to the ocean, let me sail the open sea. To breathe the warm and salty air and dream of things to be"

Boat living was the great unknown....
LOVED IT!!!
thank you Doug and Val for showing us the hidden wonders of the wind and sail. It is with heavy hearts that we leave you both and the beauty of the Virgin Islands that you showed us. But we take amazing memories and lessons home with us, as well as the possibility of being guests on Gambit once more. It was a Spring Break for the books ~ Devin,...

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The Vances advance again!

Doug! Val! WOW!!
IT WAS AN AMAZING TRIP - TRULY AMAZING! Always the food - it couldn't be better. The dives....so much fun for the gang. Anegada was unbelievable! The beaches and swimming so enjoyable. but the best of all is the two of you! Your are perfect hosts. We love you so much and thank you for being such a fun part of our family. some of the best memories. We can't wait until next ...

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Three generations

Doug, Val and Gambit ~ While our week has come to a close, the memories will last a lifetime. You are two very special people with the gift of making everyone feel comfortable and welcome aboard Gambit. We have waited a long time to share this experience with our children, and it was perfect. From diving, snorkeling, cliff jumping, the swim thru, tubing, paddle boards and kayaks to our land adv...

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Long awaited return

Doug and Val! so proud to once again share you and Gambit with more family. You both are the best at everything you have to offer - you open your 'home' to us, and even though we are sad when it comes to a conclusion, we are glowing inside and out. Hope to see you possibly in November, hugs to you both ~ John & Susie

So happy to have spent more time with you and Gambit. We talked about the ...

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