Motor Yacht GRAND CRU – 78.41ft /23.9m | Jongert | 1987 / 2014. Previously named Morning Cloud
Grand Cru’s interior layout sleeps up to 7 guests in 3 rooms, including a master suite, 1 VIP stateroom, 1 twin cabin and 1 pullman bed. She is also capable of carrying up to 3 crew onboard to ensure a relaxed luxury yacht experience. Timeless styling, beautiful furnishings and sumptuous seating feature throughout to create an elegant and comfortable atmosphere.
Grand Cru’s impressive leisure and entertainment facilities make her the ideal charter yacht for socialising and entertaining with family and friends.
This custom full displacement yacht is equipped with an ultra-modern stabilization system which reduces roll motion effect and results in a smoother more enjoyable cruising experience. She features ‘at anchor stabilisers’ which work at zero speed to increase onboard comfort at anchor and on rough waters.
She will be Chartering in New England this summer 2017. Her Charter Rate is PRICE FROM – TO $27,500 – $30,500 + expenses.
Captain John “Johnny” Deck has over 15 years experience in the maritime industry; his passion for the water started at a very young age which included sport fishing and scuba diving, and evolved into a 4 year tour of duty as a boatswain’s mate in the U.S. Coast Guard. While in the Coast Guard he served on board a 180′ buoy tender out of Kodiak, AK and a 225’ Buoy tender out of Atlantic Beach, NC. Both ships serviced aids to navigation, conducted search and rescue, and law enforcement operations. In 2004 while attending Southwestern FL College in Fort Myers, he also worked at Marine Max as a Corporate Captain, conducting new boat orientations, and leading cruise club trips all over Florida, the Bahamas and Caribbean. Johnny’s been in the private and charter sector for a number of years with charter experience in the Bahamas, New England and the Caribbean. Johnny’s great attitude and maritime background ensures a safe and pleasurable trip for his guests.
First Mate Jessica Hurley grew up on the lakes of Michigan. She loves the water and been visiting the islands since she was 10 years old and has extensive knowledge of the Virgin Islands. She graduated from Colorado state university with a degree in biology, then decided to move down to St.Thomas in 2015 combining her knowledge for biology and love for water together to work on charters. Her ability for serving guest has come from 10+ years in the service industry ranging from private golf courses to being a personal nanny. She enjoys hiking, hockey, snorkeling, science. Her vivacious personality lights up any room. With Jessica’s work ethic and bubbly active personality, she will ensure her guest have a vacation to remember.
Chef / Stew Sadie Flynn grew up sailing around the beautiful beaches of Cape Cod, MA. In the summer of 2008 she moved to New York City to attend The Institute of Culinary Education and graduated the following spring with a degree in culinary arts. Post graduation she started working in the catering division at a golf course in Brooklyn, NY cooking for events for 3-300 guests. In early 2010 Sadie came down to the Virgin Islands to help a captain friend – and has been loving her time in the yachting industry ever since. She has been cooking and sailing all over New England, Mediterranean and the Caribbean. She has held positions ranging from the sous chef onboard a 60 meter motor yacht to chef/stew/mate on a 73 ft sloop. The boat she was on prior to Grand Cru was called Ticonderoga, an 85 foot 1936 classic ketch.