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Main Deck / Main Salon
M/Y Carte Blanche is the perfect vessel for those who like to entertain and have fun in the lap of luxury. Completely refit in 2014 with new soft good, artwork, and carpet, Carte Blanche’s main salon has a light and airy feel without skimping on luxury and details. Its main facade is light in color with intricate wood detailing and a subtle tray ceiling. Its accents are rich, but fun in nature. It is the perfect room for entertaining boasting 2 large TV’s, a large comfortable seating area and a wet bar with three arm chairs for an aft view. Completely equipped with all the new gadgets in technology including HD, 3D, large DVD library and PlayStation, the yacht is on the Crestron system for simple control at your fingertips. There is also a plethora of board games which fit perfectly after a family BBQ. The aft deck also hosts a large dining table for casual dining and lounging with access to the large aft deck wet bar and outdoor TV. Forward of the main salon, the dining area seats eight guests comfortably at a grand dining table.
Forward of the main dining, the VIP stateroom is perfect for that special guest which is the only cabin situated on the main deck. This cabin continues the theme of luxury with modern, fun accents and colors. The stateroom is very spacious with plenty of storage space and an in-suite bathroom with a large standup shower. The deck below has four staterooms, two of which are both queens with in-suite bathrooms and another stateroom with two twin beds and the option of a Pullman. Towards the aft is the spacious, full beam master suite. It has a his and her bathroom with rich dark marble floors and counter tops and frosted glass shower which also can be used as a steam room.
Water sports / Activities
Carte Blanche is the perfect yacht for the active charterer, families with kids, or for entertaining guests. This yacht has more water toys than you can imagine. For the speed lovers, we have 2 wave runners, a stand up Jet Ski, Jet Lev with stationary and swivel booties, 2 Flyboards and 3 SEABOBs. For the undersea enthusiast, there is scuba equipment including full face mask and spear fishing gear. For the guests that want to stay close by the boat we have a floating island, chaise lounges, 2 paddle boards, water slide and a rope swing if you want to channel your inner Tarzan. For land use, the boat carries 6 bikes and yoga mats. For the fishing fanatics, wakeboarders and water skiers, Carte Blanche carries a 21’ Islamorada Flats boat.
The enormous Sun Deck is one of the favorite hang outs amongst guests. Equipped with adjustable isinglass to protect you from the elements, a generous Jacuzzi, and plenty of options for lounging and sunbathing, this area is every boater’s dream. The comfortable seating/dining arrangements allow for evening cocktails, afternoon BBQ’s, or a great space for enjoying an alfresco breakfast. The fixed over head awning is retractable for those who enjoy the sun or prefer a little shade.
M/Y Carte Blanche appeals to all yachting aficionados. To those who want to entertain in style with one of the most talented chefs in yachting or those that want to be active all day every day, M/Y Carte Blanche will not disappoint.
Additional Key Features
Each stateroom is en suite with satellite TV/DVD/CD.
KING. Master. Aft. Full width. His/hers bathroom with central walkthrough, multi-jet, steam shower.
QUEEN. Port forward. Ensuite with shower
QUEEN. Starboard forward. Ensuite with shower
TWIN+Pullman. Amidships / port. Ensuite with shower
QUEEN. Starboard.Forward of foyer. Ensuite with shower
MAIN/DINING SALON (open plan)
Wet bar/4 stools aft - with 54" Samsung TV 48" Sony pop-up TV /DVD/CD surround sound with Crestron remote control, CD (300 disc changer) Formal dining area forward table seats 8Powder room forward before entering the galley
MAIN AFT DECK
Stern banquette / 5 chairs seats 8/10 for casual dining
Aft deck can be enclosed with windscreens / optional air-conditioning
Wet bar / 4 stools, 42" LG TV (flip down behind bar)
Port/starboard staircase to swim platform
Fixed overhead awning is retractable over Jacuzzi aft with 3 built-in chaise lounges,sunpad aft
L-shaped settee / casual dining for 6/8
Wet bar / 4 stools
Snorkel gear for 12
2 2015 Yamaha vx1800 waverunners
1 Jetlev w/ boots & boards
19’ Hell’s Bay flats boat
Fishing poles x 6 spin rods & x 4 30w reels & rods
3 F5 Seabobs & 2 F7 Seabobs
1 beach tent & 10 recliner chairs
Misc. inflatable rafts, & towables
Just completed 15 year ABS Inspection!
- CARTE BLANCHE
- Year Built:
- Year Refittted:
- United States
- Trinity Yachts
- Trinity Yachts
- Captain Michael Crosby, Chef & 4 crew
Dimensions, Speed, & Specifications
- 124 ft (37.8 m)
- Max Speed:
- 18 kts (33 kph)
- Cruise Speed:
- 15 kts (28 kph)
- 2x MTU 16V2000 at 1850hp ea
- 25 ft (7.8 m)
- Min. Draft:
- 6 ft 3 in (1.9 m)
- Max. Draft:
- 6 ft 3 in (1.9 m)
Sleeps 10 in 5 Cabins
AmmenitiesCD library, Cell phone, DVD library, DVD player all cabins, Fax, Games console, Indoor audio system, Local TV, Satellite TV, TV all cabins, Wi-Fi, 19ft / 5.80m 150hp AB, 34ft / 10.40m 600hp Sea Vee, Inflatable floating island, Kayaks multiple, Kneeboard, Paddleboards multiple, Tube - towable, Wakeboard, Water skis - adult, Water skis - child, Wave runners multiple (sitdown), BBQ, Bicycles multiple, Fishing gear - light, Jacuzzi on deck, Sun loungers, Swim platform
DivingNot Insured, Diving by arrangement, Seabobs multiple, Snorkelling gear, Spearfishing gear, 1 Compressor, 4 Tanks, 4 BCs, 4 Regulators
Crew ProfileCaptain: Michael Crosby
Michael was born into a Massachusetts commercial sword fishing family. He started working on fishing boats at the age of 12 harpooning on the Georges Banks off New England and long-lining on the Grand Banks off Newfoundland. After college he joined the US Coast Guard and went to Boatswains Mate Class ‘A’ School. Michael was a coxswain and a rescue swimmer at Search & Rescue Stations. Michael became a yacht captain in 1990 and since has cruised extensively throughout New England, the Bahamas, the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and S.E. Asia. He holds a USCG 3000 ton Ocean Master's License with endorsements from the Marshall Islands, Cayman Islands, and St Vincent & the Grenadines. Michael routinely updates his certifications including Advanced First Aid, Advanced Ship-board Firefighting, Celestial Navigation, Advanced Radar Observer with ARPA, Global Marine Distress and Safety Systems. It's always "Safety First" on Carte Blanche.Chief Stewardess: Katie Brewer
Katie was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, and went to a French immersion grade school. Prior to joining the yachting industry, Katie earned a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature from Ohio State and worked in oncology counseling. Running a fine dining restaurant, Katie was able to gain invaluable hospitality experience and perfect the art of service. Her yachting career has taken her to many places, with Alaska, Croatia, and the Exumas being her favorite spots so far. Katie enjoys yoga, film, and when time permits a good book. She looks forward to making your stay onboard Carte Blanche a memorable one.Chief Engineer: Gene Fittery
Gene is originally from Philadelphia PA. He spent his younger days at the New Jersey shore fishing and boating with his family. His 30+ year career on the sea began with his enlistment in the US Coast Guard in 1982. There he spent over 4 years serving in the engineering department of various shipboard and land based duty stations. This is where he received the basics for a lifetime of engineering. After leaving the Coast Guard, He was hired by the Forbes family aboard their private yacht, The Highlander. He spent the next 21 years as the Chief Engineer of the yacht. Gene has met many interesting people over the years and has been to some of the most beautiful places in the world. He is an experienced diver and loves to boat and fish. Today he lives in Margate FL with his wife and three childrenFirst Mate: Jake Griffith
Growing up in Palm Beach, Florida, Jake has never been far from the ocean. Jake developed a love for diving, free diving, and spearfishing. He is the go to guy on Carte Blanche for catching lunch, our own underwater assassin! Jake discovered yachting while volunteering for the Florida charity, Freedom Waters Foundation. With Freedom Waters, he took children with cancer and other life threatening illnesses out for fun and relaxing trips on the water, using boats that were donated by local yacht owners. When Jake isn’t on the water he is on the ice, playing hockey in a recreational league. He is a hardworking individual with a team first mentality and he is excited to share his love of the water with you and to make your experience aboard M/Y Carte Blanche as fun as possibleChef: Emma Farndale
Emma grew up in Northern England and St Andrews, Scotland where she studied Chemistry at University. During this time she spent many of her days on the North Sea competing in 37’ yachts and dinghy racing. After leaving higher education, she moved to London to train as a chef in a French restaurant. From here it was a natural progression to transfer her cooking skills to the water and find work on large sail yachts in the Mediterranean and Caribbean. Having travelled extensively world wide, Emma is constantly looking for new techniques and fresh ingredients to make the dishes on board original and the best that they can be.2nd Stewardess: Meghan Stewart
Meghan grew up in Hopkinton Massachusetts, a small town just outside of Boston. Her love for the ocean began at a young age while spending her summers growing up on Cape Cod and the Islands. Meghan’s passion for the water is a family trait. Her oldest brother is an accomplished fisherman who has landed record Bluefin Tuna. Her brother Brian is a 12 year veteran of the USCG. Meghan caught her first sailfish in Hawaii and has loved fishing ever since. When Meghan is not out on the water she enjoys competitive horseback riding, snowboarding and traveling. After working at a luxury retailer for almost 10 years, Meghan decided it was time for a career change. Her spirit for adventure and experience in hospitality landed her in Fort Lauderdale where she was determined to pursue a career in yachting. Meghan is a bright and energetic crewmember who is excited to make your stay on Carte Blanche an unforgettable experience