Bavaria 32 (2012) 'Lightning Oak'
Overview

Bavaria 32Ideal for two people or a young family looking for plenty of space and comfort on vacation, this Bavaria 32 is easily sailed short-handed as she has a roller mainsail and fast tacking roller jib, and all lines are led to the spacious cockpit.

The Bavaria Cruiser 32 features a large swimming platform that is quickly and simply lowered, allowing for easy access to the warm Caribbean waters. A leader in its class for interior space, the raised coach roof and hatches provide an abundance of natural light as well as 6 foot of headroom. The two double cabins, fore and aft, have accommodation more usually associated with a 36 footer and the modern saloon and galley area are stylishly equipped. Oak joinery and teak and holly laminate flooring, as well as mocca leather-style upholstery complete an atmosphere of sophisticated simplicity. This yacht benefits from shore-side air conditioning.

The Bavaria 32 is a fabulous addition to the new Bavaria Cruiser range and a perfect yacht to sail around the beautiful British Virgin Islands in style.

You can view the operating manual for this yacht here: Operating Manual. Please also review the list of included equipment and amenities Horizon provide on all Yachts.

Would you like to check availability on the Bavaria 32? Submit a Request Form and we will advise straight away!

Perhaps you would like to buy this yacht or something similar? Visit our yacht sales pages here.

So join Horizon Yacht Charters in the British Virgin Islands and enjoy the Caribbean sailing vacation of your dreams!

Sail Magazine Review

“The Cruiser 32, smallest in Bavaria’s new line of family cruising boats, is one of the more ambitious boats I’ve come across recently. Like its larger sisters, it boasts a very modern hull form with a fine entry that carries lots of beam aft. It also has a voluminous cabin house and lots of free board, so it isn’t exactly surprising when you step aboard and find the boat seems quite large for its length.”

You can read Sail Magazine’s full review of the Bavaria 32 here.

Bavaria 32 (2012) 'Lightning Oak' Specifications
Double Cabins
2
Heads
1
Year
2012
Hull type
Monohull
Length (LOA)
32' 10" / 10 m
Beam (width)
11' 3" / 3.42 m
Air Conditioning
No
Generator
No
Solar Panels
No
Refrigerator
Yes
Freezer
No
Water Maker
No
Draft (depth)
4' 11" / 1.5 m
Primary fuel tank capacity
40 gal / 150 L
Water capacity
40 gal / 150 L
Engine make + Drive
Volvo-Penta / Saildrive
Engine size (standard)
28 hp / 20 kW
No. of engines
1
Cruising speed
6.5 kts
Rig type
In-mast furling
Bavaria 32 (2012) 'Lightning Oak'
Bavaria 32 (2012) 'Lightning Oak' Reviews
Ginette Morel, May 20th - May 26th 2018

Courtney greeted us on the first day and made every effort to make our first day work out really well. We had Rodney give us a briefing of the yacht and he was very thorough with a lot of details that supported us greatly.

We came back to Nanny Cay for provisions halfway through the trip and Giles was great in helping us dock. He was
also great when we returned the yacht.

Paul Ashby, February 2015

The entire staff was outstanding, real professionals and demonstrated “serious training” in dealing with the public, a reflection on the management’s goal.

Christopher Juckiewicz, June 22nd 2018

I think everyone did a great job. We had a blast

Bavaria 32 (2012) 'Lightning Oak'

What's Included

We frequently get asked “what’s included on my BVI yacht charter?”

Well, apart from guaranteed fun on the water when you charter a yacht with Horizon BVI, we hope the following list of charter yacht equipment provides you with a good idea of what you need to bring with you (and what you don’t!)

In addition to the comprehensive equipment lists below, please note all our bareboat catamarans are equipped with on-board Wifi.

Equipment On Board

All of Horizons’ British Virgin Island yachts have the following charter yacht equipment included on board:

  • VHF Radio
  • GPS
  • 11ft or 12ft R.I.B Dinghy and 9.9hp or 15hp outboard motor
  • Charts and VI Guide
  • Flashlight
  • Adult Lifejackets
  • BBQ Grill
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Through-hull Plugs
  • Deck brush
  • Cockpit table
  • Bimini
  • Linens and towels
  • Beach towels
  • Clothes pegs
  • Speedo and depth-sounder
  • Wind indicator
  • Electric windlass
  • Refrigerator
  • Cellular Boatphone
  • First Aid Kit
  • Flare Kit
  • Binoculars
  • Tool Kit
  • Boat Hook
  • Signal Horn
  • Duct Tape
  • Bucket with Lanyard
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Cooler or deck cooler
  • All galley and cooking utensils
  • Pillows
  • 12V Outlet
  •  110 Volt Inverter to charge laptops etc
  • Autopilot in all yachts 37′ and above
  • Roller furling main or fully battened main with lazy jacks
  • CD Player with saloon and cockpit speakers
  • Roller furling genoa

Extras

Some of our BVI yacht charter vessels also have the following additional charter yacht equipment included:

  • Generator
  • Air-conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Blender 110V
  • Wifi (charges apply)

Watertoys

SUPs & Kayaks are available to rent.

What's Included

Why not rent SUPs or Kayaks to give that extra dimension to your BVI sailing vacation?

Please contact us for details and pricing, or visit our watersports page for more information.

Internet & Adapters

High Speed Internet & Plug Adapters

For wifi provision we work with a company by the name of Renport. You can visit their secure online booking system to confirm and guarantee your reservation for the “Surf 4G Router Pak”. Please ensure that you put “Horizon Yacht Charters” in the notes section. Charges apply.

Please click here for useful information on plug adapters for you electronics.

Free Provisions

Complimentary Starter Kit

Upon boarding your yacht for the start of your BVI sailing vacation, you will find we have included a Complimentary Starter Kit provided for your use. This includes:

  • Bottle of Rum (Naturally!)
  • Bottle of Spring Water
  • Dish Liquid
  • Roll Paper Towel
  • Antibacterial Spray
  • Guest Soaps
  • Coca Cola
  • Complimentary bag of ice
  • Condiments (salt & pepper)
  • One roll toilet tissue per head/shower
  • Matches
  • OFF Insect Repellent
  • Handiwipes
  • 2 Trash Bags

Snorkel Gear

Please note that we do not supply snorkel gear. We suggest you bring your own mask and snorkel to ensure a good fit, or you can easily rent the full set from Blue Water Divers situated next-door to Horizon Yacht Charters. Visit our watersports page for more information.

Bavaria 32 (2012) 'Lightning Oak' Enquire
Low Season Jul 10 - Oct 31
US$2,595/week US$370/day
Low/Mid Season Apr 20 - Jul 9,
Nov 1 - Dec 17
US$2,795/week US$399/day
Mid Season Jan 5 - Jan 30
US$2,995/week US$427/day
High Season Dec 18 - Jan 4,
Jan 31 - Apr 19
US$3,395/week US$485/day

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Find Your Rate

Unlike most charter companies, our weekly rates include a full 8 days and 7 nights charter. Charters start and finish at noon. 5 night minimum.
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Our standard charter rates are applicable for charters of 5 days or more up to a maximum of five weeks. For a tailored quote for charter durations outside this range please contact our reservations team who will be pleased to assits.

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Bavaria 32 (2012) 'Lightning Oak' Terms & Conditions

Current Rates

Weekly rates (full 8 days / 7 nights) listed above daily rates. Charters start and finish at noon. Our minimum charter duration requirement is 5 nights and from 18 December – 4 January the minimum is 7 nights / 8 days.

BVI Charter Rates are subject to change without notice.

Horizon Yacht Charters BVI Charter Rates are listed above. Yacht photographs and specifications act as a guide and are for information purposes only.  Although we endeavor to ensure that images are accurate reflections of the yachts in our fleet, certain aspects may vary slightly, such as yacht deck, colour of hull, dodger or bimini.

All yachts come with rigid inflatables & outboards, biminis, BBQ, Stereo, GPS, linens, towels, safety & galley equipment etc. See What’s Included for a full list.

Key:

C = Cabins, H = Heads, AC = Air Conditioning, S = Skipper first day only

*Additional $700 supplement per week applies from Dec 18 – Jan 4

May we advise that HDW insurance, Cruising Permits and National Parks Permit are payable before departure from the dock in cash or travelers’ cheques, as using a Credit Card will incur a 5% surcharge. Upon return of the vessel you are required to top off the water and fuel tanks, which you receive full upon boarding the vessel.

BVI Charter Rates shown above are for 7 nights per vessel (min 5 nights except Christmas and New Year min 7 nights + supplements on selected yachts) with the additional daily rate should you wish to add nights. BVI Charters start and finish at noon. Sleep-aboards (the option of staying on board your yacht at the dock) with boarding of your vessel available after 5.00 pm, can sometimes be added to the start of your charter at an extra charge of $75.00 per head per night (minimum of $200.00 per night), depending upon yacht availability.

  • Hull Damage Waiver Insurance is compulsory for $50.00 (max $500) per day and limits your liability to $2000.00 REFUNDABLE security deposit on yacht.
  • Skippers are available from $185.00 per day, Instructors from $210.00 per day and Cooks from $160.00 per day (plus food and gratuity).
  • Provisioning – please refer to our provisioning page for more information.
  • Windsurfing, kayaks, hammock rentals, SCUBA gear or other water-sports are all available at competitive rates. Click here for more information.
  • Hotel Accommodations throughout the islands can be arranged. Most major credit cards accepted. Please check our Accommodations page for more information.
  • Learn to Sail – we are an ASA affiliated Instructing Facility – please request more details on our courses or click here for more information.

An Environmental levy of $10 per head is payable by all visitors to the BVI on arrival (effective 1st Sept 2017).

Bookings and Cancellations – We require a 50% deposit to confirm the reservation and the balance due of 50% should be received by Horizon Yacht Charters no later than 45 days prior to charter start date. A full refund less a $200.00 administration fee is given should the reservation be canceled in writing up to 90 days prior to the charter start date. If the charter is canceled within 90 days of charter start date, then a full refund (less $200.00) is made subject to Horizon Yacht Charters reselling the charter space reserved.

Trip Cancellation Insurance: We strongly recommended this as it protects you should anything unforeseen occur before your holiday. Click Here for more details.

Conditions apply to all charters.

Additional Items

  • Cruising Permit $6 pp/pd
  • National Parks Permit From $25 per week
  • VISAR (Optional) $2 per person
  • Mobile phone rental $20 (Duration of charter) Mandatory
Contact us for Availability