Captained Charter On 70ft MV "Bonaparte" With Captain Francois In The Bahamas

Motor Yacht
70 ft
6 Guests

About This Boat

Enjoy a true yachting experience in The Bahamas. Charter the private motor yacht Bonaparte for up to twelve (12) guests for  a day charter and six (6) people for overnight cruise. Rates as low as $3,900 USD per 1/2  day. Includes APA.

Day Charter

M/V Bonaparte is available for day charter for group of up to 12 persons. Leave from the spectacular Atlantis Marina and head to ROSE ISLAND peaceful playground. We cruise to find a quiet and idyllic anchorage, we launch the tender, the kayaks, the SUP, the jet ski for you so you can start playing!

The day charter includes:

• The private enjoyment of Bonaparte for the day
• Service of a fabulous surf and turf lunch (3 course meal)
• Unlimited use of the jet ski, two Stand Up Paddle board (SUP) and two tandem kayak
• Selection of snorkelling equipment for 10 people
• 3 professional crewmen at your service
• Up to 100 complimentary high resolution pictures of your action pack day for as souvenir
• Choice of different idyllic and secluded beach (Green cay, Victoria beach, Rose island, Lower Harbor )
• Rate are for a half day (4hr) or full day (8hr) and includes idle fuel, 3 crew at your service, lunch, refreshments.
• You can tailored your day to your particular taste and desire. 

Multiple days or overnight  charter


• Day Charter (8 hours): $4,900, includes APA
• 4 Nights (Minimum Stay) plus APA: $18,200 
• 5 Nights plus APA: $20,150 
• 6 Nights plus APA: $22,100
• 7 Nights plus APA: $24,050

The APA or Advance Provisioning Account is a budget to cover all the yacht expenses during your charter. The APA include fuel, food and drink provisioning, overnight marina dockage, and incidentals. All the expenses are charge at cost.

Security Deposit:

• $2,450

Rates do not include:

• Bahamas Foreign Charter Tax of 4% applies
• Crew gratuity is customary on charter yacht (10% to 20% on charter fee)
• 15% premium on statutory holidays

At the end of the charter the captain will present a detailed accounting of all expenses for your review.

Engine Fuel Consumption: Economical at 16 gallon per hour for both engine. Typical cruise is around 25 to 30 engine hours. Price per gallon of fuel.

Generator Fuel: 1.3 gallon per hour (include Air Conditioning, water making)

Food: Our chef Annette will prepare an elaborate menu for you and will be provisioning the yacht according to your preferences.

Drinks: The captain will embark your favorite beer, wine, spirits, sodas and anything else you might wish for!

Marinas: You may want to stay a few nights at a marina along the way. Marinas average between 3 to 4$/foot/ day, plus electricity and water. ($300 to $400 per night)

Type of Experiences:

Experience a perfect yachting charter where dreams come true and memories last!

What You Can Expect:

Start your adventure aboard a true classic yacht. Discover the Bahamas in a unique way!

Step aboard and enjoy magic moments that only a classic yacht can provide.…M/V Bonaparte is filled with charm, style and plenty of water toys.... Whether you're celebrating an event in your personal life or just unwinding with friends and family, we ensure a fantastic day on the crystal clear water of the bahamas. 

What To Expect Onboard:

The Motor Vessel "Bonaparte" has wonderful accommodation for a yacht of her size. The yacht is maintained meticulously and welcomes up to 6 guests in 3 well appointed separate staterooms. The guest cabins are situated aft of the vessel away from the crew cabins located in the forward section preserving maximum intimacy for the guests.

• Run by experienced, professional crew a Captain, chef and a mate
• Includes the service of a chef and provide a terrific food experience
• Classic Yacht in top condition mechanically and cosmetically which attract rave and review
• 3 private cabins for 6 guests ideal for 3 couples or for a family with children
• Large and weather protected dining area on the aft deck
• Large forward deck lounging area protected by an elegant sun awning
• Cruise at an ideal 9 to 10 knots between islands
• Includes the use of 2 jet skis, a large 15' tender, 2 tandem kayaks, 2 stand up paddle • boards (SUP), water skis, snorkeling equipment for 10
• Crew quarters and kitchen are separate from guests quarter for maximum intimacy and comfort
• Naid Stabiliser for a more comfortable sea ride when the weather turn choppy

Boat Specification

• Length: 23 m (70')
• Beam: 5,5 m (17')
• Draft: 1.5 m (5' 0")
• Year Built: 1964
• Refit: 2012 and captain maintained
• Builder: Burger Yacht
• Hull Material: Aluminum
• Gross Tons: 42
• Voltage for appliances: 110 VOLTS
• Engines: 2 x detroit diesel NA @ 335hp
• Generators: 2 x Westerbeke 20 kw
• Stabilisers: Naiad stabilizers
• Bow thruster: Yes
• Air conditioned : yes
• Water maker :15 gph
• Staterooms: 3 (1 queen 2 double)
• Total Crew: 3
• Cruising speed: 9 knots @ 7,5 gals per hour per engine
• Max speed: 12 knots

Water Toys Onboard

• Tender (15' inflatable 2014 Caribe) with 70 hp Yamaha
• 2 Jet Skis seadoo Spark (2015)
• 2 x tandem Kayak with translucid bottom (2015)
• 2 x Stand Up Paddle Boards R performance (2015)

We also have onboard

• Assortment of Water skis, adult and kids size including slalom
• 12 Snorkeling gear kit, adults and kids (2015)
• Kneeboard Wakeboard Beach Toys
• Flotting mattress towable
• Fishing Equipment, trolling lines and spears
• Scuba – 2 tanks and dive compressor on board
• TV, Karaoke Board Games, Audio-Visual Library

Guest Accommodations Below Deck

Aft Master Stateroom

The master bed room is configured with a queen bed and en-suite bathroom with separate shower, and vanity. Entertainment center features flat screen TV / DVD / CD / AM-FM Stereo with surround sound. Stateroom amenities include: cedar lined closet with digital wall safe; a built-in dresser to port and starboard.

Two Equal Guest Staterooms

To Port: Double bed; combination dresser, entertainment center featuring a flat screen TV / DVD / CD / Stereo with surround sound. En-suite features a stall shower with full amenities. Cedar lined closet with full length mirror.

To Starbaord: double bed; combination dresser, entertainment center featuring a flat screen TV / DVD / CD / Stereo with surround sound.

Deck Layout

Salon: Large Salon with with a 42” TV with a large sofa and two lounge chair and ottoman.

Aft Deck: Covered, al fresco dining for 10, with access to the swim platform. Underwater lights, canvas protected for inclement weather.

Forward deck: the large open and uncluttered teak deck is an ideal sun deck with a bimini awning and plenty of lounge chair a build in straight shaped seating area.

Additional Services:

Day Charter Menu

Atlantis breakfast

• Freshly baked almond croissants
• Choice of muffins, toast with a selection of delicious jam
• Yoghourt and selection of fresh fruit
• Brewed coffee, expresso, choice of herb tea

Rose Island Lunch

• Fresh Baked Bread and Rolls
• Mixed salad with cherry tomatoes with a balsamic vinaigrette
• Steamed lobster tail with parsley and garlic butter
• Grilled Tenderloin steak with Annette’s secret sauce served with potatoes salad and crispy vegetables

Turtle cay Desserts

• Bahamas Rum cake
• Ice cream
• Expresso, herb tea and regular tea
• Sodas, bottle water, 24 bahamian beer (Sand or Kalik) and 4 bottles of wine included

Adjustments are happily made to accommodate any food allergies or dietary restrictions upon prior request.



  • Type: Motor Yacht
  • Capacity: 6 People
  • Make Model: Burger
  • Year: 1964
  • Rental Minimum: 4 hours
  • Length: 70 ft
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 3 Days Prior


  • Wi-Fi
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • 3 Cabins
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Bar
  • Bimini
  • Bow Thrusters
  • Fishing gear
  • BBQ
  • Outboard Engine
  • Inboard Engine
  • Autopilot
  • CD Player
  • Chart Plotter
  • Climate Control
  • Dinghy
  • Dual Comm-forward seating
  • Twin Engine
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Generator
  • Inverter
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Berth
  • Air Conditioning
  • Watersports Equipment
  • Tow Bar
  • Head

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Meet Captain Francois

Captain Francois

From Oakland

Member Since Nov 2016

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