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  • Vessel Info
    Name:
    DIAMOND GIRL
    Type:
    Power
    Year Built:
    2008
    Flag:
    United States
    Designer:
    Dixon Yacht Design
    Builder:
    Johnson
    Crew:
    Captain Tim Smith, Chef & 2 crew
  • Dimensions, Speed, & Specifications
    LOA:
    103 ft (31.4 m)
    Max Speed:
    22.9 kts (42 kph)
    Cruise Speed:
    19 kts (35 kph)
    Engines:
    2x MTU 16V2000 M91, 2000hp
    Beam:
    23 ft (7 m)
    Min. Draft:
    6 ft 7 in (2 m)
    Max. Draft:
    6 ft 7 in (2 m)
    Stabilisers:
    Stabilisers
  • Accommodations

    Sleeps 8 in 4 Cabins

    DIAMOND GIRL can accommodate 8 guests in 4 cabins.
    The Master cabin, located on main deck, has a king size bed, shower and toilet.
    The VIP cabin has a king size bed, shower and toilet.
    2 Guest cabins have a queen size beds, shower and toilet.

    Charters are limited to four staterooms total.
    DIAMOND GIRL is fully air conditioned through out.
    Crew has a separate heads and shower.

  • Ammenities
    CD library, Cinema, DVD library, DVD player all cabins, DVD player master cabin, DVD player saloon, Games console, Indoor audio system, iPod dock, Local TV, Satellite TV, TV all cabins, TV master cabin, TV outdoor, TV saloon, 25ft / 7.70m 300hp Sea Hunt, Floating Mats, Kayak, Kneeboard, Paddleboards multiple, Swimming noodles, Tube - towable, Water skis - adult, BBQ, Coffee machine, Deck shower, Fishing gear - light, Ice maker, Jacuzzi on deck, Sun loungers, Swim platform, Water maker
  • Diving
    Not Insured, Diving by arrangement, Snorkelling gear, Underwater scooter multiple
  • Crew Profile
    Captain: Tim Smith

    Tim Smith was born in Iowa and raised in North Dakota where there is far more land than water. His summers were spent onboard his family’s sail boat on northern lakes and rivers; sailing, fishing and swimming. He attended the University of North Dakota and at twenty took a two year break from school and moved to the Virgin Islands. Sailing almost daily on the charter sail vessel VANDOR, and trying and learning as much as he could about boats and oceans, he began what has become his career. After returning to North Dakota and completing college, he immediately returned to boating and has not looked back.

    In 1997, Tim refit and sailed his own 1963, 35’ classic sloop ANAKENA from New Orleans, Louisiana to Puerto Rico. He has worked on commercial, private and charter vessels ranging from 29’ to 142’ including two American Sail Training Association (ASTA) Tall Ships. He has experience running vessels in the Caribbean and Mediterranean Seas, the Gulf of Mexico, the Bahamas, in addition to the east Coast of the United States from Florida to New England. Tim currently holds a United States Coast Guard 1600 Ton Master License with Ocean Endorsement.

    When not working, you can find Tim in Puerto Rico with his fiancée Denise, their son Christian Aubrey, and their two dogs Bella and Blanca.

    Tim looks forward to having you aboard the beautiful motor yacht, DIAMOND GIRL, introducing you to one of the best crews in the business, and doing his part to ensure a safe and wonderful vacation for you and your family.

    First Mate: Brenden John Tillman

    Brenden is a native Floridian born and raised in Stuart. Famous for sport fishing and its unique waterways, the small fishing town has shaped him into the man he is today. Most weekends were spent with his father building wooden boats in the backyard, pursuing game fish, or surfing at the beach with the family. After graduating high school in 2010, Brenden attended the University of North Florida, however realized being on the water and boats is his true passion.

    After returning to his hometown, Brenden started working as a mate for local charter captains at nearby marinas. In 2014, he began his first full time crew position as first mate on board "Layla," a 72ft Jim Smith Sportfishing yacht, chasing summertime blue marlin and Bahamian wahoo in the winter. Since then he has continued to primarily mate in the Caribbean, traveling as far south as St. Kitts and Nevis. His greatest accomplishments have been earning "Layla" a 3rd place podium in the Great Marlin Race, and completing his PADI open water dive certification in St. Maarten along with certified underwater use of military grade SSB communication. Three words which describe Brenden are vigilant, enthusiastic, and dedicated. Currently he is finalizing his USCG Masters 100-ton license, and is working towards becoming full time yacht captain.

    Chef: Jason Avakian

    Born and raised in Santa Barbara, California, Jason Avakian began cooking by earning a degree from The California Culinary Academy in 1997. He followed by training under celebrity Chef Bradley Ogden at “One Market” in San Francisco.

    In 1998 Jason moved to the Caribbean to pursue his dream career as a Yacht Chef. He specializes in Asian, Mexican, French and Italian cuisines and greatly enjoys infusing them with his California fresh style.

    When not working aboard Chef Jason’s down time is spent surfing, spear fishing and playing with his kids on the beach at home in the US Virgin Islands.

    Chief Stewardess: Sophie Whittington

    Sophie was raised in a small seaside town in the South West of England named Dartmouth. Since always being close to the ocean, working in yachting has always been of keen interest.

    After studying Nutrition at college, at 19 Sophie went to the south of France to pursue her original ambition of working on yachts incorporating travel and exploring the world. At now 25, Sophie has traveled most of the Mediterranean and Central Europe, The Baltic, parts of Northern and South Africa, East Coast and Central America and parts of the Caribbean.

    As a qualified health and tennis coach, Sophie enjoys staying healthy and keeping active. Her biggest passion is traveling, being social and experiencing new cultures, which she will continue to do so for many more years to come.

  • Menu

    Chef Jason's 7 Day Sample Menu
     
    Breakfast:

    -Quiche Lorraine
    -Sour cream waffles
    -Huevos Rancheros
    -Shirred eggs    
    -Lobster Eggs Benedict
    -French Toast  
    -Homemade muffins & pastries                

    Lunch:

    -Crispy ginger beef wontons w/guava sweet and sour sauce                
    -Grilled Chimichurri skirt steak with Caesar salad
    -Rock shrimp and corn fritters with spicy remoulade
    -Pad Thai
    -Tuna Carpaccio with chili oil and pappadams
    -Cobb salad
    -Authentic Carnitas tacos
    -Grilled Wahoo w/peach basil salsa
    -Duck Confit & wild mushroom risotto
    -Chicken & shrimp fajitas w/traditional salsas
     
    Appetizers:

    -Clams Oreganato
    -Spicy tuna cucumber rolls
    -Smoked duck spring roll with Hoisin sauce
    -Oysters Rockefeller             
    -Citrus infused salmon tartar
     
    Main course:

    -Miso glazed grouper with shitake jasmine rice
    -Veal Scaloppini in a mustard vermouth sauce
    -Almond crusted halibut with mango basil sauce
    served over garlic spinach
    -Homemade lobster and artichoke ravioli with
    a sherry cream sauce and red pepper
    -Fuji apple and chevre stuffed pork tenderloin with
    balsamic reduction, pecans and sweet potato mash
    -Pesto crusted lack of lamb with pomegranate
    demi glace and roasted root vegetables
    -Chicken Piccata over garlic asparagus linguini

    Dessert:

    -Grilled Peaches with berry salsa and Amaretto ricotta
    -Chocolate Decadence with creme anglaise and berry coulis
    -Bananas Foster Crepes with toasted coconut
    -Apple Tart Tatin
    -Vanilla Creme Brûlée in a pulled sugar cage
    -Citrus, Chocolate, Coffee Mousse sampler shots
    -Mango Phyllo Napoleon
     

  • Testimonials

    JAN/FEB 2014 CARIBBEAN

    "XXXX the answer to all these questions is the BEST we have experienced since xxx. Yes you can use us for a reference the whole thing was fun and professional   Thanks Keith"

    FEBRUARY 2014 CARIBBEAN

    Words can't describe it ... amazing , amazing AMAZING.  Now we know how the super rich live .  Holy cow !  Already thinking of doing it again.  I always judge a trip by asking the participants -

    "would you do this again ... and if so , would you actually schedule it ? "   and I got a resounding YES.

    Thanks so much for your help !

    Truly incredible trip

    JULY 2014 BAHAMAS 

    XXXXX,

    It was the best time ever!!! Diamond Girl is beautiful and amazing... but the best of all was the crew. I can not say enough things about all 4 of them... they are truly amazing individuals and work together perfectly as a team. We have already talked about doing it again with a different location.  Exumas was perfect for this trip and all the suggestions Captain Tim made to do were spot-on for us. Chef Jason made things we had never gotten to try before (and only seen on Cooking Channel) and they were delicious! As well as steaks and seafood that were out of this world. I am sure I gained 5 lbs. and am afraid to stand on the scale, but I don't care I would not have missed a bite of anything he made for us. Margaret worked so hard for us and did it with a smile! We kept trying to catch her making the beds, freshening the towels, folding the toilet paper and 100's of other things she did... but she was too quick for us!  Probably because as soon as we sat down anywhere we had a drink of our choice coming! (I think that distracted us and it worked). Brandon took us on lots of adventures in the small boat and did some excellent navigating to get us to interesting locations and secluded beaches. Did I mention Captain Tim snorkeled down and got us a huge crab to go with the fish the guys caught?  Jason prepared it and we had it all that evening. My only problem was I took WAY TOO MUCH stuff... you don't need it to have a wonderful time... one pair of flip flops will get you anywhere you need to go because you are barefoot on DG. I was not happy putting on shoes to go to work this morning. 

    Please feel confident recommending Diamond Girl and this outstanding group to anyone... just don't book anybody else for the next week we choose to come :-).  And thank you for all your help arranging this trip!

    Very best regards,

    Mary

    AUGUST 2015 CARIBBEAN 

    “Great week. Awesome ship and excellent crew.  Would not hesitate to charter it again”

    JANUARY 2017 CARIBBEAN

    "Everything was fabulous, actually the trip exceeded our expectations. We couldn't speak more highly of the crew, and also the yacht itself. "

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