Saturday, April 28, 2012

Charter Yacht Comments: RUNAWAY

We would like to share comments we received from a family group of 6 that Paradise Connections had aboard the charter yacht RUNAWAY, an 82-foot Azimut motoryacht, this past March.

Charter Yacht Runaway - Crewed Caribbean Yacht Charters - Virgin Islands

Dad's Comments:
  • How did you enjoy your charter? One of the best experiences I have ever had 
  • Did you find your crew to be helpful, accommodating and friendly? Jim and Lisa were phenomenal.
  • Was the yacht comfortable, clean and well maintained? Unbelievable.
  • How would you describe the quality and presentation of the meals served on board? 5-star presentation, quality was perfect.
  • How did you find the services offered by Paradise Connections? There was nothing we were wanting, so awesome.
  • Would you be interested in taking another yacht vacation in the future? Yes.
  • If so, would you like to charter the same yacht and crew? I would only charter Jim and Lisa.  Although there may be other qualified persons out there, I just cannot believe someone can do more, provide more or be more enjoyable than those two. 
  • Did you stay in a hotel before or after your charter? Ritz, it was fine.
  • Are there any further comments or suggestions you would like to make to enable Paradise Connections, the yacht, or crew to better serve you and other clients in the future? It would be impossible to educate people on all that Jim and Lisa really offer on the charter.  When we decided on the Runaway, we were uneducated in the process and truly did not know what we should be looking for.  Obviously the Runaway sells itself.  It is a beautiful boat, impeccably maintained and offers every amenity. However, having now completed the trip, the crew is what really makes the experience all that it can be.  Both Jim and Lisa were absolutely wonderful.  They made us feel right at home, acted like family but treated us like royalty.
I cannot even begin to describe how amazing our dining experience was on the boat.  Every meal, every snack and every place setting was prepared better than any 5-star restaurant I have been to.  Lisa has a very special talent in the kitchen.  It makes my mouth water thinking of her cooking. Oh my goodness, it was great.  Jim was fantastic too.  A gracious host and truly a learned Captain.  He was engaging and entertaining.  He took us to great spots and obviously made look easy his efforts to position us in every great location to enjoy each stop.  The Runaway is an amazing yacht that is worth every penny.  But people really need to know that the boat is only 20 percent of the experience. Jim and Lisa make the Runaway larger than life.  Honestly, if Lisa could cook the food on a 15ft Tender and Jim was manning the boat, I spend a week on that dinghy with them-- I know it would be a blast.
-- Jason N.

Now it's Mom's turn...
Sheila and Bob,
I cannot tell you how fabulous our trip was!!!  We had the time of our life and made some new friends for life. 

We spent our Spring Break with our kids on the Runaway with Jim and Lisa and had the best trip ever!  They picked us up on the beach [from the Ritz] and from that moment til we stepped off was total luxury!  We had 5-star meals everyday and it was such a treat to go where the cruise liners couldn't!!  Jim and Lisa took us to places we would have never found on our own and we all have such great memories from each and every day.  I highly recommend that everyone at some point in life MUST do a trip like this!

-- Kelly N.

M/Y RUNAWAY is an 82-foot Azimut motoryacht with an owner-operator crew of two. Runaway is fully air conditioned and accommodates up to 8 guests in 3 cabins. All staterooms have en-suite head with marble or granite countertops and enclosed shower stall. Each bedroom also has its own LCD flatscreen television with dvd/cd/mp3 player and individual climate control. The salon now boasts a 52-inch LCD TV for their Satellite TV.  Jim is a dive instructor and Runaway offers diving for their guests.

Currently available for CHRISTMAS and NEW YEARS

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