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$ 20,417


Join the 5-star crew Captain RJ and Chef Jenna aboard S/V Delana Mae, a Luxurious 50-foot Catamaran for an adventure around the US Virgin Islands. Delana Mae has three spacious cabins with queen-sized beds and private en-suite bathrooms equipped with a full shower, electric flush toilet, and vanity. The fourth cabin is a double, perfect for kids. The cabins also include their own A/C controls, 110Volt and USB outlets, and 2 reading lights. The yacht includes 2 paddle boards, SNUBA, snorkel gear, floats, fishing gear, Bluetooth speakers, 60in Smart TV, a 25HP tender, a tube, and more! Our beautiful teak table will seat your entire group comfortably while Chef Jenna serves you some delicious island cuisine. You can spend days swimming with turtles, exploring the reefs and marine life, or stopping by one of the local beach bars for a Painkiller. The islands offer shopping, hiking, and local entertainment. There are plenty of opportunities for adventure with the Delana Mae and crew. Food and drink will be provided by our wonderful onboard chef so you can sit back and enjoy everything the Virgin Islands has to offer.

TOYS: 2 Stand Up Paddle Boards, Snorkeling Gear, SNUBA, 1 Bote Float, Tubes, 2-Person Kayak, 1 Subwing, 1 Jet Board, 2 Fishing Rods, & Onshore Games.

NOTE: The midship double cabin is not suitable for 2 adults, only 1 adult or 2 children.

CRUISING GROUNDS: British Virgin Islands & U.S. Virgin Islands. BVI customs & cruising permit fees are included in the rate. There is an extra charge for pick up and drop off in the USVI $750 each way. Preferred ports are Road Town or West End, Tortola.


*To book a charter we have a 5-night minimum, but feel free to inquire for less.


Includes 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches & 7 dinners, happy hour canapes, standard ships bar and snacks. Meals ashore are additional.

2@$22,500 |

3@$23,000 |

4@$23,500 |

5@$24,000 |

6@$25,500 |

7@$26,500 |



7 night minimum

Full-board option only

Guests: 1-8 @ $36,000

Must end on or before 12/27

Please contact us for more information.


7 night minimum

Full-board option only

Guests: 1-8 @ $38,000

May not start prior to 12/28

Please contact us for more information.


Sleep aboard the night before charter dates. Available for half of the daily rate. Includes boarding after 4pm, snacks, welcome cocktails & continental breakfast. Dinner ashore is additional. Select option upon booking.

EXCLUDES: Christmas and New Year’s weeks.




Captain RJ Portman

Chef Jenna Taylor


This fun sailing duo has been on the Caribbean blue together for nearly 5 years! As adventurers, delivery​ crew, private charter crew and as sailing instructors; RJ and Jenna have always found a way to sail​ together.​

Captain RJ, originally from Alaska, began sailing many years ago in the Puget Sound, surrounded by​ mountains and the beautiful city of Seattle. Longing for warmer wind and water (as many of us do), RJ​ decided to sell his businesses, officially downsize his life and move to St. Thomas to become a sailboat​ captain. And that is exactly what he did. Not long after moving to the USVI, RJ found himself the cocaptain of a fun little day charter boat named, Rumbaba. Though she was a simple little 39ft Hunter​ monohull; Rumbaba was a blast to take guests out on. Incredible scenery, snorkeling with turtles,​ delicious grilled lunch entrees and all the fresh cocktails you could handle made each outing something​ special for every guest. Making the top 10 of all activities to do on St. Thomas and Trip Advisor verified​ that!​

First Mate Jenna grew up on Newman Lake, Washington; a beautiful little lakeside community outside of​ Spokane. Her love for boating began from a very young age; sitting on her Dad’s lap and racing the​ speed boat from shore to shore. Jenna’s eventual move to Seattle only gave her more access to playing​ on sailboats on the Puget Sound. Loving the city, but needing escape, boat camping, or as Jenna would​ say, “Bamping”, around the many islands and bays of the sound became a frequent weekend event. She​ could also always be found as steady and faithful crew for the infamous Duck Dodge races of South Lake​ Union!​

The wind and the sea continued to call on RJ too, and he found himself as crew on some pretty slick​ racing sailboats. Again however, the warmer wind and waters of the Caribbean continued to call; this​ time, literally…​

RJ’s original sailing instructor, from many years earlier in Seattle, was on the other end of that phone​ call. He had established a sailing school in Grenada and, through social media, had seen that RJ was back​ in the Puget Sound sailing.​

“Have you ever thought about teaching sailing?” he said through the phone. “I think you’d be great at​ it.” He added.​

RJ laughed at first, “Man, I’m still out here learning to sail!”​

His response was all RJ needed to hear: “RJ, there is no better way to learn than to teach.”​

And with that, the next chapter of sailing began. RJ diligently acquired all the proper certifications​ through the US Coast Guard and the American Sailing Association and began to teach sailing at Seattle​ Sailing Club. What a blast! RJ absolutely found a calling. This is also when he met his beautiful wife,​ Jenna. She was a lighthearted beer can racing sailor when they met and she was fascinated with his​ plans to live a Caribbean sailing life. He was going and he hoped she would visit, often.​

After about 6 months from that first important phone call, RJ moved himself to Grenada. Sight unseen​ prior to arrival, he immediately fell in love with Grenada and The Grenadines. How can you not? They​ are the friendliest people in the Caribbean; hands down. And beauty was everywhere! What a place.​
“Work” was teaching term charter sailing and exploring all the amazing little spots along the way. Oh​ what fun this job is! Teaching people who are so excited and switched on to learn how to captain a boat​ for themselves. Many students planned to charter boats with their family and friends, some just wanted​ to see what it was all about by testing their will (and stomachs) and still others came to learn how to sail​ off into retirement, literally.​

Jenna continued to join the Grenada adventure. At first as an ASA student herself. She kept coming back​ to join RJ on more adventures and for more sailing. Their combined passion for sailing has only been​ surpassed by their love for each other. The more they sailed, the more obvious it became that this was​ to be their wonderful and adventure filled life together. Teaching became a calling for them both and​ they began to charter private couple’s cruising instruction. Does it get any better than that?! Working​
with your love and teaching other couples with similar dreams to yours how to make it into a reality! It​ has been truly amazing. Just ask them and you will get the fully animated version… they don’t tell short​ stories… Haha, what fun would that be?!​

5 years later; RJ married the beautiful Jenna. They’ve sailed over 20,000 nautical miles together. Over​ 300 ASA students graduated. 2 Outstanding ASA Instructor of the Year awards. 100’s of new friends and​ lifetimes of memories. Life has been good to say the least.​

It’s not always sailing for these two… whenever possible, Jenna and RJ enjoy scuba diving, kiteboarding,​ hiking and traveling together. Stateside, RJ laces up the skates whenever he can smell an ice rink and​ Jenna gets all giddy when she can strap on the crampons and climb to the tallest mountain. Family and​ friends are always in the mix everywhere they go.​

So now it is time to make some more new friends and show you all the beauty that the Virgin Islands​ have to offer.


Get to know this crew better with a hosted interview!




Key Lime Pie with Heartwarming Crust and Vanilla Cream

Cookie Dough Bites in a Peanut Butter Chocolate Puddle

Mango Phyllo Tart Honey Whipped Cream and Cinnamon Mango Purée

Raspberry Swirl Blondies Drizzled with Caramel and Raspberry Compote

Mini Blueberry Citrus Twist Pies Fresh Cream

White Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

Dreamy Chocolate Marshmallow Mousse


Antipasto Charcuterie Plater

Tomato Basil Bruschetta

Smooth Hummus Plater with Crudités Dippers

Creamy Spinach Dip and Vegetable Crudités

Tomato Roasted Red Pepper Soup Shot

Caramelized Onion atop Baked Brie

BLT Crostini’s

Stuffed Goat Cheese Mushrooms

Black Truffle Salt Cream Cheese on Garlic Crostini topped with Rosemary Roasted Grapes


Catch of the Day Grilled accompanied by a Lemon Dill Beurre Blanc and grilled asparagus

Fall off the Bone Beef Short Ribs on Miracle Mash Potatoes Topped with Savory Carrot Beef Au Jus

Delicate Scallops on a Purple Beet and Parsnip Purée and roasted garlic and thyme pine nuts

Squid Ink Pasta Fire Grilled Shrimp and Roasted Tomato

Garlic Mushroom Creamy Gnocchi

Captain’s Curry over Spiced Basmati Rice

Caribbean Lobster Surf and Turf accompanied by Sweet Potato Roses in the Garden

Stuffed Firecracker Chicken on Sweet Coconut Rice


Apple Cinnamon Turtle Bread along side a Tropical Fruit Plate

Peanut Butter Hazelnut Ruffle Puff Pastry

Breakfast Avocado Toast

Banana Nut French Toast Topped with Walnuts and Sugar Berries

Crustless Quiche served with Sweet Savory Sausage

Cinnamon Nutmeg Fluffy Pancakes along side Capitan Caramel Bacon

Goat Cheese Spinach Egg Cups accompanied by other scrumptious combinations


Adam's Charter

RJ and Jenna,​ ​ Thank you for helping us create lasting memories. The food, great conversations and views will forever be in our hearts. Spending 7 days with you guys was awesome. We can on strangers but left as friends.

– Love the Bells, Steven, Randi, Grant & Sophie.
Adam's Charter

Dear RJ & Jenna, thanks for ruining sailing for me! :) I can never do this with another crew now! Thank you for amazing food, great conversations, and sharing your favorite places with us. Let's plan the next one!

– Sincerely, Todd, Christine, Matthew and Jacob
Vilas Charter

What a beautiful trip! So many laughs and memories! We had an unbelievable time! You two are the best! The Vilas Family

July 2021

An incredible time spent with my favorite people and making friends like RJ and Jenna was the icing on my 60th bday cake! Thank you so much for showing us so many treasures of your island home - sealife, gorgeous bays, incredible vistas and culinary delights - you are the best!

– Ellen
July 2021

Awesome time! You guys were great hosts, tour guided, mates, snorkel guides, cooks, bartenders, foodies and friends. Hopefully we'll be back 1 day soon. Thanks again!

June 2020

What an absolute great week! Good food, good conversations and booze! Jenna, you are a peach! RJ, you are a great sailor with lots of great stories! Thanks so much for making my birthday and our anniversary vacations amazing! We'll be back!

Harrington Charter

Couldn't have imagined a better vacation. Thank you for hosting and hanging with us and sharing these beautiful islands. U rock never change! ​

– Taylor
Harrington Charter

Thank you guys for the best week ever! The food, the sights, the wedding, the people watching and amazing memories over all. Looking forward to showing you guys how we "rum wid it" in New Jersey!

Rein Charter

Thank you all for such a wonderful week of adventures and celebration! Stay in touch and we will see you on the coast soon for cocktails! We cant thank you enough for the wonderful week of adventure, fun, food and laughter. Looking forward to seeing you in Jacksonville sometime very soon!

Rein Charter

What a wonderful week with you guys! We had a blast sailing, eating, drinking and swimming in EVIAN! Looking forward to sailing with you again or seeing you in JAX! Thank you so much for a fabulous chillaxing week! The sailing was great, the food was great and onion and BS-free. A beautiful non-drama week is just what covid ordered. We will sail on any smooth water with you both anytime, anywhere!

Tyson Charter

Thank you for the best family trip! This was truly a memory maker for us. The! The best attention to detail, personalities and hospitality cannot be beat! We will never forget this week! We had such a great time!