Leopard 44ft catamaran (2011) 'Groovy'Gallery
Outside she has two dining areas aft and forward, trampoline and loungers for relaxing and aft bathing platform with easy water access. She is equipped with plenty of water toys, inflatables, kitesurfing equipment, snorkelling gear and games on board.
Inside, Groovy is equipped with air conditioning and fans throughout with two double cabins ensuite as well as a twin cabin ensuite with forward small crew berth which is ideal for two or three children (or 2 adults!) sharing.
The crew use the forth ensuite berth.
The boat has water maker, commercial icemaker, cockpit drinks cooler, good refrigeration for ice cream and a large bbq – an ideal boat for enjoying meals and time on board. The crew Australian captain Steve and Polish Chef Monika run Groovy professionally yet informally with a relaxed and flexible approach.
Would you like to check availability on the Leopard 44 Groovy? Contact Horizon in Grenada and we will advise straight away!
- Double Cabins
- Hull type
- Length (LOA)
- 42' 7" / 12.98 m
- Beam (width)
- 23' 9" / 7.25 m
- Air Conditioning
- Solar Panels
- Draft (depth)
- 3' 11" / 1.2 m
- Water capacity
264 gal / 1,000 L
- Engine make + Drive
- Yanmar 40HP / Yanmar 40HP
- Engine size (standard)
- 40 hp / 29 kW
- No. of engines
- Cruising speed
- 7 kts
Captain : Steve
Steve’s sailing experience includes a few Atlantic crossings, lots of Caribbean sailing and plenty of sailing charters in the Mediterranean. Steve spend a number of years sailing in Greece and knows this cruising ground well. He has been sailing around the Caribbean and the Grenadine Islands for a number of years more recently and has gained valuable knowledge of all the great hideaway and local spots and best places to snorkel, fish, kite and explore.
Originally from Australia he has a very relaxed and fun personality with a good sense of humour. He was an Australian Navel Reserve Cadet from the age of 13 – 18 also and then went on to obtain various licences including his Captain licence of Commercial vessels. Whilst he has the qualifications and experience to keep his boat to the highest of standards, his style of skippering is informal and he has the flexibility to change itineraries as and when is required. Hobbies include kite-surfing (in fact GROOVY does do kitesurf charters for experienced kiters), as well as snorkelling, exploring, travelling and fixing / maintenance. He prefers being on the sea to on land, enjoys meeting new people and of course exploring new locations along the way.
Chef / Hostess / Crew : Monika
Monika has been brought up in the hospitality industry and tourism and loves entertaining and cooking. She was also previously a nanny and incredibly good at entertaining children. She has travelled a lot of the world including Africa and Asia working as a tour leader for 10 years. The past 6 years since she met Steve and started chartering and sailing together, she was a chef on various larger yachts as well as deckhand and hostess and has all the qualifications related to this.
Monika is a fantastic host and her food and meals are always fresh and well presented with no worries about catering for special diets, gluton free or any other requirements. Combined with Monika’s food and Steve’s sense of humour, sailing expertise and local knowledge, any guest is bound to have an amazing vacation.
Dear Monika & Steve,
Thank you so much for the amazing time i had on “Groovy”. You have a great boat – so comfortable !- but truly its you guys who make it special . I had a fab time on a trip i will never forget.
Very best wishes, until next time! .
Nigel and Alison
Dear Monika & Steve
What a great week lots of sailing excellent wind and delightful company from you both.
Your hosting is superb and absolutely appropriate to our team- you fed us well.
So much good sailing gen!
Fantastic Experience – thank you
Best Wishes Nigel and Alison
Evan and Jill
Our thanks to Steve and Monika – possibly the best crew we have had in our 10 yrs with the club. Willing ,efficient and helpful they are – thats what “customer care” is all about. They made this a very special holiday and we wish them well in their future endeavors.
Evan and Jill
Trevor, June 2018
We can’t thank you enough. We so enjoyed seeing the Grenadines from your perspective. The chance to unplug and relax has done wondered for our stress heads. We appreciate your expert hospitality and wont hesitate to tell our friends they should book Groovy. Thank you.
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Rates may vary and are higher during holiday season, please enquire for details.
All inclusive rates : Full service on board from the captain and chef, all meals including table wines during dinner, local soft drinks, sunset cocktails (excluding vintage wines, champagne), use of water toys and all on deck amenities, yacht fuel for air conditioning in the evenings and yacht diesel up to 5 hrs/day, mooring buoys (excluding Mustique). Childrens discounted rates available
The charter rates are for 7 nights per vessel and are based on number of guests. Horizon Yacht Charters luxury crewed yacht charters come complete with your own personal Captain& Chef. Your meals on-board are all inclusive and prepared to your groups’ individual preferences and dietary requirement based on the preference form you return to us. Beverages are also inclusive with a standard bar and dinner wines but please note special requests for specific brands may be subject to additional charge. Watersports equipment (such as paddle boards, kayaks and snorkel equipment etc) are included.
Each individual crewed yacht may charge for certain additional expenses (e.g. One way fees, dockage, shore excursion). Please ask for a full break-down of inclusive items and extra costs for your chosen yacht.
All yachts come with tenders & outboards and safety equipment. Please review the individual yacht specification on our website for further details of available equipment that you will expect onboard.
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Please note that our repeat client discount does not apply to our crewed charter fleet.
C = Cabins, H = Heads, AC = Air Conditioning
Supplements to the published rates may apply during Christmas and New Year periods. Please contact us for confirmation of rates.
Charter Rates shown above are for 7 nights per vessel (Christmas and New Year supplements on selected yachts). Crewed Charters usually start at noon and finish at noon, but specific requests to suit arrival time can be requested.
- Additional water-sports (other than those included on the crewed yacht)are all available at competitive rates.
- Hotel Accommodations throughout the islands can be arranged. Most major credit cards accepted. Please check our Accommodations page for more information.
Bookings and Cancellations – We generally require a 50% deposit to confirm the reservation and the balance due of 50% no later than 45 days prior to charter start date. Cancellation fees apply, and vary from yacht-to-yacht. Please check the specific terms for your yacht at the time of booking.
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