Yacht Description

GAMBIT yacht is a 51.00 ft long sailboat catamaran and spends the summer in Caribbean Virgin Islands, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards and winter season in Caribbean Virgin Islands. It was built by Lagoon in 2008. A refit was done in 2016. The yacht layout features 4 cabins and accommodates 8 guests. The cabin arrangement is following: 3 queen cabins, 1 twin cabin.

and a generator.


Gambit offers sleeping accommodations in 3 queen size cabins and 1 twin bunk room. All offer AC and ensuite head and shower.

NOTE: If charter is for 4 couples crew can take bunk room. Please inquire for rate.







Built by

€16,500 - $20,500

Weekly price low-high season


Salon Stereo: Yes
Salon Tv: Yes
Nude: Yes
Crew Pets: No
Number Dine In: 8
Water Maker: 500 Gal
Water Capacity: 254 Gal
Ice Maker: Yes
Number Of Dvds: Yes
Number Of Cds: Yes
Board Games: Yes
Sun Awning: Yes
Bimini: Yes
Special Diets: Inq
Kosher: Inq
Bbq: Yes
Gay Charters: Yes
Hairdryers: Yes
Number Of Port Hatches: 16
Smoking: Transom Only
Crew Smokes: No
Children Ok: Yes
Generator: 11.5kw
Inverter: 2x1850
Hammock: No
Windscoops: No

Price Details

Price from: €16,500

High season rate: $20,500

NOTE: 4 double cabins:
For 8 pax only - Guests may request 4 Queen cabins at a rate of $21,500

***BVI Cruising Permits/Licenses included for For the Winter 2018/19 and Summer - Winter 2019/20

Half Board Rates
Please inquire for rates.

GENERAL RATES NOTE: All rates are for 7 nights 8 days. For short charters please use the divide-by-6 rule for less than 6 nights.

Christmas 2019 -8 pax: $24,000
New Year 2019/20 -8 pax: $24,600
7 night minimum
Christmas charters must end no later than the 28th December. New Years week charters cannot begin earlier than 29th December

Please inquire for any delivery fees for "down island" charters.


Tube: 2
Guests: 8
Pref Pickup: Yacht Haven Grande
Draft: 4
Helipad: No
Other Pickup: BVI
Built: 2008
Turnaround: 24 hrs
Cabins: 4
Queen: 3
Twin: 1
Showers: 4
Heads: 4
Electric Heads: 4
Jacuzzi: No


BBQ: Yes
AC: Full
Generator: 11.5kw
Internet: Onboard WIFI



More Specifications

Resort Course: N/A
License: Master
Tanks: 8
Wet Suits: 0
Number Of Dives: 3 Dives pp
Night Dives: 0
Dive Info: Guests rent or bring their own wet suits, specialized gear and dive computers.
Diving only offered in the Virgins.
Rendezvous diving in the Grenadines at guest expense.
Full Course: N/A
Air Compressor: Onboard
Bcs: 8
Weight Sets: 8
Number Of Divers: 8
Dive Lights: 0
Dive Costs: 3 Dives per week included in the rate for certified divers.
Scuba On Board: Onboard

Water Sports

Dinghy Size: 13ft AB
Kayaks 1 Pax: 2
Kayaks 2 Pax: 1
Dinghy Hp: 60
Floating Mats: Yes
Dinghy Pax:
Swim Platform: Stern Scoops
Water Skis Adult: Yes
Boarding Ladder: Transom
Water Skis Kids: Yes
Sailing Dinghy:
Jet Skis: 0
Beach Games: Yes
Wave Runners: 0
Fishing Gear: Yes
Kneeboard: Yes
Fishing Gear Type: Trolling
Windsurfer: No
Rods: 4
Snorkel Gear: Yes
Underwater Camera: No
Scurfer: 0
Underwater Video: No
Wake Board: Yes


Crew Information

Captain: Doug Fairfield


To ease you into life at a slower pace are Doug and Val Fairfield, an English speaking, husband and wife team from South Africa, with many years combined cruising, travel and charter experience.

Doug holds a Yachtmaster Offshore Qualification, reinforced with many ocean crossings and coastal voyages, not least those accomplished with his family aboard. Doug started sailing in his mid twenties, based off the east coast of South Africa, where sailing and weather conditions are notoriously unpredictable and the coastline hazardous. Having grown up on the ocean with surfing as his main sport, sailing was a natural progression for him. Weekends were occupied with local and coastal racing as well as family sailing with the children. In 1995, in pursuit of our joint ambition to travel to remote places, we left on an extended 6 year cruise aboard our 30 foot monohull, (later upgraded to a 43 foot monohull), together with our two children, then 4 and 6 years old. This adventure took us across the Indian Ocean and back to South Africa, and then across the Atlantic to the USA, finally returning to South Africa at the end of 2000 for a period of regular land based life. During our cruising years we explored remote archipelagos, traveled by yacht many miles up the Amazon River, visited new and unique places, experienced diverse cultures and were exposed to many and varied challenges and opportunities. In 2012, the urge to move on again resulted in the acquisition of Katlyn, our first catamaran, and once again we set off across the Atlantic from Cape Town, spending a year en route, before establishing ourselves in the charter industry in the Caribbean. Along the way we have developed an awareness, appreciation and respect for the ocean, the sky and the weather in all its diversity. Most recently, we have been reminded of the majesty of mother nature as we have sailed Gambit the 4500nm from Italy to the Caribbean, to replace Katlyn, destroyed by hurricane Irma.

Doug has been an avid adventure sport enthusiast throughout his life. He is an advanced skydiver with 2500 jumps, and was the chief instructor at the local skydive club prior to his involvement with sailing; he is an experienced paraglider, loves scuba and free diving, as well as water and snow skiing and has completed a number of arduous long distance marathons. He is a natural storyteller and entertainer with a great sense of humor, a charismatic and attentive host, willing to go the extra mile to ensure you get the most out of your vacation.

Val grew up on a vast dairy farm in the Drakensberg farming district of South Africa, and attended boarding school, before qualifying as a private secretary and then a primary school teacher. She traded horse riding and hiking for sailing, and was perfectly positioned to home school the children while cruising. She is a qualified scuba diver, and enjoys snorkeling, skiing and hiking, and living the island life. She takes pride and pleasure in creating inviting spaces through tasteful choice and use of fabrics and decor, and is an accomplished seamstress. This is evident in the decor aboard Gambit, redecorated since arriving in the BVI a few months ago. Many years of challenging galley responsibilities have enabled her to become a competent and creative chef aboard, fine tuned by various short courses in culinary arts.

Doug and Val have a passion for traveling and a special affinity for the African bush, it’s wildlife, beauty, solitude and wide open spaces, and have been fortunate to do an extended three month 4x4 camping safari with roof top tent through some of the most unspoiled and rugged areas of Southern Africa. The freedom of traveling without boundaries inspired a six week camper van tour of New Zealand last year, wild camping without the constraints of official campsites in the winter wonderland of mountains and fjords. During this time we took the opportunity to try our hand at dog sledding, abseiling and caving. We have spent a month touring Sri Lanka traveling by train and staying in local B&B’s, visited Egypt and driven off the beaten track through the Western Desert, camping in the splendor of the White Desert en route. We have driven across the USA and would love to follow this up with a longer RV trip in the not to distant future.
After many years sailing together, (mostly with children aboard), and in excess of 70 completed charters, we team up on deck to offer you a fun filled sailing vacation, and when the anchor is down, a companionable, relaxed yet attentive atmosphere is created for you to escape your normal routine and create memories which will live with you forever.

We would love the opportunity to extend a warm welcome to you in the BVI, offer you our hospitality aboard Gambit, and show you around some of our lovely anchorages and must see spots that we’ve come to call home.


Meal times are always a significant aspect of any vacation! On Gambit we aim to provide our

guests with attractive meals which are both appetizing and nutritious, whilst accommodating

your dietary requirements, likes and dislikes as best we can. We focus on preparing meals

using a combination of locally obtained produce such as fresh fish, chicken, meat, tropical fruit

and vegetables, rather than importing exotic ingredients and out of season foodstuffs. We

serve breakfast, a light lunch and dinner in the cockpit or at the saloon table, with chilled water,

fruit juice, tea or coffee to accompany it. In addition we have our ‘Captains Bar’, providing you

with that perfect glass of chilled wine, a cold beer or soda, a selection of standard spirits and

mixers, or a sundowner cocktail.

Here are some sample dishes from our menu:



A fruit platter, tropical juice, coffee and tea await you in the morning followed up with something

from the galley:

Fluffy cheese omelettes with a variety of fillings, slices of avocado and crispy bacon

Creamy scrambled eggs sandwiched between grilled hash browns, caribbean grilled bananas

and roasted tomatoes

Eggs benedict served on an English muffin and topped with dijon hollandaise sauce and micro


Continental inspired selection of cold cuts, croissants, muffins, and boiled eggs

Golden french toast, decadently topped with cinnamon apples, dried cranberries and coconut

rum sauce

Cold smoked salmon with poached eggs over baby spinach leaves and crisp potato cubes

Breakfast sausages, caramelized onions, and over easy eggs done how you like them

Toast and preserves


Usually a casual, relaxed meal served family style at the cockpit table during a break in

activities and sailing.

Alfresco dining with an assortment of cold cuts and salads, crispy artisan loaves, chutneys,

mustards and condiments

Sweet thai chilli wraps filled with chicken, greens, sprouts and peanuts

Bruschetta with red pesto, feta cheese and avocado topping

Hamburgers from Doug’s barbecue, build your own with a medley of fillings

Mexican wraps individually created with a variety of fillings

Grilled buffalo wings accompanied by tropical coleslaw and a tossed salad

Melty mushroom cheese toasts with a crunchy citrus flavoured carrot salad

Chef’s quiche


Lightly floured pan-fried mahi-mahi served with sautéed potatoes, veggie tendrils and a

creamy lemon butter sauce

Shrimp platter on a bed of garlic fried rice drizzled and topped with lime wedges

Fragrant thai coconut curry served with jasmine rice and tropical mango salad

Slow roasted lamb shanks, crushed potatoes and mange tout, served with a deglazed red

wine sauce and mint jelly

Grilled spinach and blue cheese stuffed chicken medallions topped with a creamy sauce and

served with steamed vegetables in season

Linguine with red wine bolognaise, crispy garlic bread and Italian salad

Barbecued steak, served with potato gratin and warm beetroot salad

Oriental stir fry incorporating colourful peppers, and bright greens served on a bed of penne

Pork tenderloin medallions flambéed and served with a Mount Gay Jamaican Rum sauce and

colorful roasted veges.

Barbecued tuna steaks marinated and served with a sesame ginger lime sauce, and couscous

tossed veggies.

Asian inspired salmon with quinoa and black bean medley


Flambéed banana crepes, dusted with nutmeg and topped with ice-cream

Torched Berry brulee

Rich dark chocolate mousse sprinkled with mint sugar

Passionfruit mousse over a honey crumble

Home made pavlova with colorful berries and chantilly cream

Apple and cinnamon crumble topped with whipped cream

Poached pears in a red wine reduction with a scoop of vanilla ice cream

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