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 (67)

A Gra'n'd trip by the Grad family

Letter to the broker ~ "We could not be happier with your recommendation of team Gambit/Doug and Val. Early on in our selection process, you stated that I should first find a crew with bio's that seemed to be a fit with what we were looking for, and then secondly, see if we liked the boat. That was absolutely the best travel advice ever. When I selected Doug and Val at your suggestion, I really di...

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A Second Visit

Another wonderful trip, we cannot thank you enough for your kindness and hospitality. Enojoyed every second. Beautiful beaches, gorgeous sunrises and sunsets...until next time ~ Jill and Bill

The only problem on Gambit is the time passes too quickly. We loved every speedy, sun filled minute. Thank you for another week of extraordinary hospitality, laughs, puzzles, delicious food, and left, r...

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Family Renunion Charter

Excellent trip - fantastic attention to detail made it all so wonderful. With many thanks, and see you soon! ~ Raymond

Leaving Gambit this morning after 8 nights aboard being spoiled by the best hosts ever: Doug & Val. Took hundreds of pictures with my brother, Raymond who invited me all the way from London! ~ Joyce

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New Year 2020!

Thanks for an amazing week ~ pain killers, red wine, panic attacks, square hair, Fred the barracuda (bigger than my sister!), epic snorkeling, left, right, centre.....Ginny, Kath, Lori, Connor, Jason

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The Lovell Couple

What a great adventure with you guys! Thanks so much for offering to let us crew the rest of the season so we don't have to go back to Iowa!!! The stories of your adventures are awe-inspiring....the places you've been paint a vivid picture.
Thank you so much for sharing with us. Sharing your love of this place, sharing your kindness and laughter and sharing these memories ~ Mick and Rhonda

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Christmas Cruise 2019!

Thank you so much for making our Christmas unforgettable! So many fun adventures with Doug, fueled by fun and delicious food from Val. Didn't quite finish that Woodford, but loved the 'bubbles' above and below the water

I had the best snorkel trip I have ever done, at The Indians! The water was beautiful and so is the boat. Thank you so much Gambit. We come from Sioux Falls and we don't get...

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