ISLAND HOPPIN'

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2018 52ft Catamaran Sleeps 8 Guests In 4 Cabins, Hop the islands in style

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From $18,000/week, all inclusive

Special Terms

Guests: 8

Length: 52ft

Cabins: 4

Built: 2018

Crew: 2

Builder: Lagoon

Island Hoppin' is a stunning 2018 Lagoon 52F. She offers guests 4 queen en-suite cabins (one queen can be switched for a bunk cabin) for charter groups of up to 8 passengers. Great layout for families or couples. It is loaded with water toys including SCUBA diving!
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Accommodations

8 Guests

3 Queen Beds

5 Wash Basins

4 Cabins

5 Showers

5 Electric Heads

Five cabin version:
4 Queen Staterooms and 5th Bunk bed Stateroom
Crew takes port aft queen cabin...

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Amenities

WiFi internet access

Generator:

Sun Awning

Ice maker

Ipod/device docking station

Air conditioning and fans

Inverter Inverter System

Bimini Top

BBQ

Cockpit and flybridge speakers

Night Air conditioning and fans

Water Maker

Deck showers

Salon TV with satellite tv

Swim Platforms

Complementary USVI and BVI map to track your charter
2 small spinning rods
1 trolling rod

 

Water fun

14' 40hp Dinghy

Wakeboard

Stand Up Paddle

Floating Mats

Beach Games

Adult Water Skis

Kneeboard

1 Man Kayak

Snorkeling Gear

Underwater Camera

Kids Water Skis

Tube

2 Man Kayak

Fishing Gear

20' Aqua Lily Pad

Crew

Captain Jack Steenbergen

Born and raised in Clearwater, Florida, he grew up on the water fishing and sailing with his family every chance he had. He always had a passion for the water and wanted to explore its beauty.He began working on tour boats in Clearwater and since then discovered the path towards his career. A few years ago, he moved to bigger yachts and traveled around the world through the Mediterranean. One of his most recent trips being from Seattle to Florida through the Panama Canal. Later Jack began his journey to become a dive instructor to be able to show just how much beauty the ocean had, above and below.

Chef Kaycee Wass...

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Cuisine

<p style="text-align:center">Chef Margaret’s Sample Menu</p><p style="text-align:center">* chef’s favorite **captain’s favorite<br/><br/><span style="font-weight:bold">Breakfast</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Eggs-in-a-Bread* </p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">A pair of french baguette rounds filled with eggs over easy, served with rosemary sweet potatoes + fresh fruit</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Coconut Waffles with Strawberry Rhubarb Compote</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Traditional or gluten free waffle mix brought to life with coconut milk + coconut flakes </span></p><p style="text-align:center">Lemon Blueberry Granola and Yogurt</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Tangy, sweet, and slightly spiced, enjoy this homemade granola packed with nutrients over greek yogurt with local honey and fresh fruits</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Baked Greens Frittata</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Inspired by the signature Provençal chard omelet called trucha, this beautiful baked frittata incorporates thick Greek yogurt, lots of greens + garlic</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Southern Style Sausage and Gravy Biscuits**</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Our weeks wouldn’t be complete without a traditional, belly pleasing plate consisting of mouth watering butter biscuits + hearty sausage-studded white gravy</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Roasted Rosemary Sweet Potatoes, Poached Eggs + Avocado</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Poached eggs served on a bed of rosemary sweet potato fries, crispy baked bacon + avocado, served with a juicy, local fruit salad (dragon fruit, papaya, pineapple)</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Asparagus Shaksuka</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">A delicious combination of poached eggs in a morning stew of tomatoes, asparagus, scallions and thyme. Served with rosemary sourdough and fresh fruit.</span><br/><br/><span style="font-weight:bold">Lunch</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Baltimore-Style Crab Cakes</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Kept simple and focused on the jumbo lump crab meat, experience unadulterated crab cake heaven paired with a tri-color slaw + zesty lime dressing </span></p><p style="text-align:center">Local Mahi Tacos* </p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Grilled Mahi Mahi seasoned with a signature blend of spices on roasted corn tortillas topped with cabbage, avocado, mango salsa + a lime cilantro aioli drizzle</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Crunch romaine tossed with homemade garlicky caesar dressing, shaved Parmesan, homemade crispy croutons.</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Grilled Portobello Sandwich* </p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Juicy portobello steaks marinated in olive oil + balsamic vinegar, grilled until lightly crispy, topped with caramelized onion, melted feta, roasted red peppers, drizzled with basil aioli on a ciabatta bun</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Shrimp on Cauliflower Fried Rice Bowl</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">This paleo-friendly, 5-ingredient meal is loaded with fresh vegetables, tender shrimp, and signature Asian flavors</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Salmon Arugula Salad</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Zesty, grilled salmon atop a bed of spicy arugula, local heirloom cherry tomatoes, shaved asiago, pine nuts, dressed with a tangy lemon pepper vinaigrette </span><br/><br/><span style="font-weight:bold">Appetizers </span></p><p style="text-align:center">Caribbean Conch Salad* </p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Freshly cracked, local caught conch marinated in lime juice with bell peppers, onions, jalapeño </span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">+ cilantro served with crunchy plantain chips</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Tomato and Basil Bruschetta</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">A dreamy combination of tomatoes, boat grown basil, and italian herbs with a drizzle of balsamic reduction on crostinis </span></p><p style="text-align:center">Bountiful Charcuterie Board</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">A board full of variety: Bold meats (prosciutto, salami, sopressata...) + a range of cheeses (truffle goat cheese, aged asiago, crumbled blue, merlot or espresso bellavitano, dill havarti...) </span></p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">+ delectable spreads (fig jam, stone ground mustard, olive tapenade...) + pickled vegetables (beets, jalapenos, pepperoncinis…) + seasonal fruits</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Homemade Hummus </p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Ground chickpeas, nutty tahini, fresh squeezed lemon juice, smashed garlic, EVOO + served with warm pita bread and sliced vegetables</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Watermelon Goat Cheese Salad* </p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Watermelon spheres tossed with creamy crumbled goat cheese topped with fresh mint</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Prosciutto Wrapped Melon**</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Skewers of melon strips and prosciutto + drizzles of honey + rock salt</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Baked Arancini and Bruschetta</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Breaded risotto balls with mozzarella and select meats, grilled bread rubbed with garlic + topped with a fresh herbed tomato salad</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Sizzling Shrimp Roll</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Chili-garlic seared shrimp, cabbage, shredded carrots, bibb lettuce, cilantro, thai basil, mint + homemade chili hoisin peanut dipping sauce</span><br/><br/><span style="font-weight:bold">Dinner</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Ahi Tuna Tower with Sesame Wonton Crisps</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">A tower of sushi grade ahi tuna, sushi rice, mango-cucumber salad + microgreens with a Wasabi + Sriracha Aioli drizzle</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Filet Mignon</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Select tender, juicy filets grilled to order, paired with baked brussel sprouts + sautéed minced cauliflower, with an herbed mushroom cream sauce </span></p><p style="text-align:center">Seafood Paella</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">A summer favorite and perfect base for the freshest seafood available, with notes of tangy lemon, fresh herbs, and mediterranean spices</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Blackened Sesame Chicken Stir Fry</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Wild rice sauteed in sesame oil with snap peas, broccoli, water chestnuts, celery, and carrots topped with sesame seeds + coconut aminos or soy sauce</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Grilled Flank Steak </p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Marinated overnight and flash grilled, this flank steak pairs perfectly with a corn + black bean salsa, grape tomatoes, microgreens, and homemade chimichurri</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Simply Elegant Pasta*</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Quinoa angel hair pasta mixed with sauteed onions, crispy bacon bites, sun dried tomatoes and zangy capers</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Fresh Caught Grilled Lobster Tail**</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Split tails grilled with garlic herbed butter, grilled red potatoes and baked avocado with red rice salsa</span><br/><br/><span style="font-weight:bold">Desert</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Homemade Chia Pudding* </p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Chia seeds, almond milk, 100% cocoa, cinnamon + tropical fruit</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Key Lime Pie </p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Key lime juice, egg yolks, and sweetened condensed milk in a graham cracker pie crust</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Crème Brûlée</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">In honor of her mother, Margaret prepares this traditional french dessert with love - a rich custard base + a contrasting layer of hard caramel</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Cocoa Avocado Mouse</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">A creamy combination of local avocados, 100% cocoa, maple syrup + almond milk, topped with kiwi or caramelized pears</span><br/><br/><span style="font-weight:bold">Snacks</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Margaret’s favorite way to fill up midday is with homemade, light fare: peanut butter, white bean hummus, truffle popcorn, guacamole, taziki dip and vegetables, to name a few.<br/><br/><span style="font-weight:bold">“Once around the World” Dinner Menu</span></p><p style="text-align:center">As an option to guests, this cuisine is a collection of traditional recipes inspired by Chef Margaret and Captain Taylor’s travels</p><p style="text-align:center">Indian</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Curry served with naan</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Italian</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Pasta carbonara or simply elegant pasta, paired with veal or chicken scallopini</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Portuguese</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Fresh caught whole fish grilled, bed of rice, grilled vegetables</span></p><p style="text-align:center">South American</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Skirt steak with chimichurri sauce</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Caribbean</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Coconut crusted grouper fillets with fried plantain </span></p><p style="text-align:center">Moroccan</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Vegetable or Chicken Tagine with tri-color quinoa</span></p><p style="text-align:center">Something Familiar</p><p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-style:italic">Quarter pound select beef hamburgers and truffle rosemary fries</span></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

Season
2 Pax
3 Pax
4 Pax
5 Pax
6 Pax
7 Pax
8 Pax
Summer 2022
$29,000
$29,500
$30,000
$30,500
$31,000
$31,500
$32,000
Winter 2022 to 2023
$29,000
$29,500
$30,000
$30,500
$31,000
$31,500
$32,000
Winter 2023 to 2024
$29,000
$29,500
$30,000
$30,500
$31,000
$31,500
$32,000
 

Reviews (5)

January 2022 USVI Charter

Thank you Jack and Kaycee for introducing us to the beauty and fun of the USVI. Each day brought a new adventure - snorkeling in uninhabited coves, hiking into the petroglyphs, or sailing past so much natural beauty. Jack is an expert captain who managed the boat exceptionally well. Kaycee kept us well fed with an incredible menu of gourmet foods. We felt so well taken care of. Island Hoppin’ is a...

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December 2021 USVI charter

We had an amazing time! It goes without saying that the scenery was outstanding and the catamaran superb.

Captain Jack and Kaycee were fantastic hosts. They went above and beyond to make sure every day was a great day! They were extremely flexible and gave us options each day. They both have a great sense of humor and put up with our cheesy jokes. Kaycee did a wonderful job making sure our food...

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January 2022 USVI Charter

We cannot thank Captain Jack and Kaycee enough for making our week of sailing in the USVI the most memorable vacation of our lives! Each day was filled with a new destination and the gourmet food was unbelievably delicious! Island Hoppin’ is a beautiful boat and the hospitality that Jack and Kaycee provided went above and beyond what we ever expected. It was a dream vacation that these 4 couples h...

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Dec. 2021 USVI Charter

My wife and I have never taken a vacation like this before. We booked this trip with our friends several years ago, and it was originally scheduled to take place in March 2020. A day before we were flying into St. Thomas, the world shut down due to COIVD and our trip was postponed. Needless to say, we were extremely disappointed.

They say things happen for a reason. And while we didn’t know...

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Christmas USVI Charter 2021

Our family gifted ourselves a Virgin Islands trip for Christmas, but we also got a surprise Christmas gift; and outrageous week of memorable first time experience on Island Hoppin with Captain Jack and Chef Kaycee. The meals were gourmet quality preparations of fresh fish, prime quality meats, sauces, and accompaniments that easily equalled any fine dining restaurant. Captain Jack’s knowledge of d...

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