Illusion

Guests: 6 From: 15,000
Staterooms: 3
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Accommodations

Sleeps 6 guests in 3 guest stateroom(s).
2 with King Bed(s)
1 with Queen Bed(s)

Details

3 cabins with ensuite toilet and shower, all with ipod dock and electric fans.
2 beds 6’6″ (L) x 5’10” (W) (nearly King size)
1 bed 6’6″ (L) x 5′ (W) (queen)

Illusion has just installed AC on the starboard side of Illusion for 2 cabins.
The aft port cabin has a good electric fan and overhead hatch for fresh sea breezes!

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Specifications

Guests 6
Staterooms3
# Of Crew 2
Length46.00 Ft / 14.00 m
Beam27 ft
Draft5 ft
Built - Refit:2019 - No Refit Date Set
BuilderNautitech
Cruising Speed8 knots

Watersports

Paddle Boards2
Double Kayaks1
Snorkeling gearYes
Fishing GearYes
Scuba DivingYacht offers Rendezvous Diving only

Pricing

From: 15,000
To:
18,000
Winter 2023 to 2024
2 Guests 15,000
3 Guests 16,000
4 Guests 17,000
5 Guests 17,500
6 Guests 18,000

Summer 2024
2 Guests 15,000
3 Guests 16,000
4 Guests 17,000
5 Guests 17,500
6 Guests 18,000

Winter 2024 to 2025
2 Guests 15,000
3 Guests 16,000
4 Guests 17,000
5 Guests 17,500
6 Guests 18,000


Pricing Details

ILLUSION is available for charter in the Caribbean out of Martinique, (St Martin only up to July 2024) or Grenadines - delivery fees apply depending on bookings and location. Please inquire for delivery fees to other islands. To give you an idea, delivery fees - return trips are:

SXM to Antigua - $1,000
SXM to BVI - $1,500
SXM to Grenadines - $2,500
St Vincent / Union to St Lucia - $250
Grenada to St Vincent / Union - $500
Grenada to St Lucia - $750
Grenada to Martinique - $1,000

Please add 8.5% VAT for any charters in Martinique or Guadeloupe

Christmas and New Year rates - $20,700 all inclusive


PLEASE INQUIRE FOR FURTHER PRICING DETAILS

Crew Profile



Bruno Franceschi

Chrystelle Larroque

Bruno

Chrystelle

Bruno in his Journalist career

Chrystelle sailing on Illusion
Captain Bruno Franceschi

Bruno has four wonderful children and has had a long and distinguished career as a journalist with French newspapers. He retired as the CEO of the second-largest French newspaper, Sud Ouest, as after spending 30 years in the world of the Press he decided to return to his first passion of yachting and sailing.

Bruno has been at one with the sea for as long as he can remember. At the age of 10, he joined the Marine Scouts in his hometown of Marseille. He was an avid member of the Scouts for nine years. Following Scouts membership, he joined local yacht clubs and was well known for his superb skills in many sailing regattas. Naturally, he was thrilled to own his first boat. He has owned, sailed, and thoroughly enjoyed seven more boats prior to purchasing ILLUSION. On all of his boats, he labors diligently to prepare all equipment and rigging for speed, safety, and the utmost in comfortable cruising.

Bruno graduated with his Captain 200-ton license, and STCW 95 French qualification. He is intimately familiar with the Leeward and Windward Islands of the Caribbean, where he lived and worked for many years as the CEO of the French newspaper France Antilles. Bruno has sailed extensively in France and throughout the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. He has sailed from Grenada through to Puerto Rico and is especially fond and familiar with the French West Indies. He loves nothing greater than showing his charter guests the beauty of the different islands aboard sailing catamaran ILLUSION.


Chef/Mate Chrystelle Larroque

Chrystelle is originally from Metz, France. Her father worked for an oil services company, so Chrystelle was able to live an international life in her youth. Abu Dhabi, Singapore, and Scotland are some of her homes plus other French cities such as Nice and Marseille.

As a student, she pursued many sports such as cross country, horseback riding, and swimming. On board, she enjoys helping guests discover underwater and nature around the boat. Chrystelle is an avid snorkeler, paddleboarder, and reader.

Chrystelle studied at Ecole Hotelier in Toulouse; Pierre Gagnaire Paris and with Michel Guerrard at Eugeny les bains/Les pras dâ Eugeny. She also attended Lenatre (a culinary school in Paris), and worked with Bruno Delorme (Terre de Truffes). She learned the Michelin way of service in those 3 macaroon (star) places. After her interesting education, and before joining up with Bruno on Illusion in 2020, Chrystelle worked for 6 years as director of a luxury senior's house, complete with a lovely in- house restaurant.

With such a background, Chrystelle's foremost cuisine is admittedly French. A favorite among guests is her fresh fish cooked "Al Forno" in a tasty Mediterranean style. Chrystelle is quietly available and her discreet style of service works well with Captain Bruno's friendly and entertaining presence. Her friends describe her as honest, kind, and dynamic and her motto is to always Enjoy Life!

Additional Information

The innovative concept of the Open 46 catamaran is based on a sleek and elegant design. The salon and the cockpit have been merged to gain space - it’s the essence of the "Open" concept. The salon of the Open 46 offers beautiful volumes, like an invitation to enjoy daily life in an amazingly elegant and warm atmosphere. The interior is very chic, made of light wood with very bright natural light and neat details in stainless steel. ILLUSION boast a spacious interior with a contemporary design. She has a breathtaking view of the ocean from the salon with elegant and strong woodwork and veneers. Her 3 cabins are ensuite with ipad dockers and electric fans. The starboard side cabins have a/c and the aft king cabin to port has an excellent electric fan and overhead hatch for fresh sea breezes! All cabins are bathed in light thanks to large hull portholes with numerous storage spaces. For your water time fun she sports paddleboards, kayak, fishing gear, snorkel gear and more.

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