BONAPARTE

70 ft / 21.3 m Burger - Sleeps 6 guests

From: $20,900

Chartering in the Bahamas

About BONAPARTE

Operating in the Bahamas

Profile

View of Aft and Water Toys

Exterior

Deck Dining

Deck

Deck Loungers

Deck Dining

At Anchor

Salon

Interior

Wheelhouse

Master Cabin

Guest Bathroom

Guest Cabin

Specification

Length

70 ft / 21.3 m

Year Built

1964

Sleeping Guests

6

Cruising Speeds

10 kts / 18.5 km/h

Engines

2 X Detroit Diesel 8v71 …

Beam

18 ft / 5.5 m

Builder

Burger

Crew

Captain: Francois Gagnon + 2

Stabilisers

Stabilisers

VAT Registered

No

Draft

4 ft 11 in / 1.5 m

Designer

Sparkman & Stephens

Refit

2014

Flag

Canada

US Duty Paid

No

Amenities

General

  • Beach umbrella
  • Coffee machine
  • Deck shower
  • Fishing gear - heavy
  • Fishing gear - light
  • Special diets
  • Sun cushions
  • Sun loungers
  • Swim platform
  • Water maker

Electrical

  • Cell phone
  • Cinema
  • DVD player all cabins
  • Indoor audio system
  • Outdoor audio system
  • Printer
  • Satellite radio
  • TV all cabins
  • TV saloon
  • Wi-Fi

Toys

  • Tube - towable
  • Water skis - adult

Tenders

  • Caribe tender 16ft / 4.90m - 70hp engine

Diving

Crew Profile

Captain: Francois Gagnon (58)
Captain: Francois Gagnon

A passion for boating since childhood. Francois is licensed skipper with 25 years of experience in sailing and motor boating. On the water, Francois has developed a keen sense of what to expect to ensure a safe and enjoyable cruise. Francois love to have FUN. He is a mechanical engineer who graduated from McGill University and founded a successful consulting engineering firm. He is also the father of two grown up children, so indeed, we welcome families!

Chef: Annette (58)
Chef: Annette

Food is Art in the right hands!

Annette was introduce to yacht cruising when she met Francois 18 years ago. Shortly after, they embarked on a year long sailing trip along the US east coast and to the Bahamas. During this trip, she developed wonderful skills as mate, hostess and chef. She cooks amazing meals and enjoys catering to people needs and is very attentive to details. Discrete and efficient, she understands the non verbal language of her guests. Annette brings a unique caring hospitality aboard M/V Bonaparte.

Mate: David (36)

Heart in the right place

David has been working with us for the past 3 years and is a native from Havanna Cuba. His youthful energy and passion for life on the water is a wonderful addition to the crew. David is a professional seaman with a heart of gold, unique to his cultural heritage. He is also a licensed captain and an avid fisherman and scuba diver

Testimonials


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Dodiehappy

Best boat trip ever! Captain and crew made it smooth going and easy to organize Food was absolutely delicious- top notch operation Will definitely go again soon!!! 10 friends in our group and we all said trip of a lifetime for all. Fun, fun, fun!!!!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Francois G, Owner at Bonaparte Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

THANK YOU Dodie for a wonderful review... much appreciated. Love to see you and yourr lively group of friends again..


TjBeuvart
United States
Reviewed June 16, 2019 

There are not enough adjectives to describe this exquisite experience in the Bahamas. Captain Francois along with Chef Annette and the wonderful crew of David and Wendy provided for the most enjoyable experience. The service was world class - attentive, personalized and authentic. The food...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Francois G, Owner at Bonaparte Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2019

that was quick !! thank you very much for taking the time to share your appreciation of your experience on MV Bonaparte.. You were all so fun to be with...we miss you dearly from the moment of your departure.. and hope to see you again...More

Mike P
Chicago, Illinois
10069
Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile 

I took my wife, daughter & her husband and their two small children on a one day charter on April 30th. I cannot say enough about how wonderfully we were treated by Francois, Annette, David & Wendy. First of all the Bonaparte is a beautifully...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Francois G, Owner at Bonaparte Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

Thx Mike for a great review.. you capture the essence of our mission. we thoroughly enjoy your family on board and we want to wish you the best of what life has to offer! Cheers!

tmisencik
Devon, Pennsylvania
1
Reviewed April 15, 2019 

Francois and his wife/crew provided my small group a truly incredible experience! His boat is beautiful and clean and his staff were unbelievably hospitable! We snorkeled and jet-skied in the most gorgeous waters in the Bahamas. And - the FOOD...was fresh and made from scratch...More

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Date of experience: April 2019
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block012
1
Reviewed March 25, 2019 

This was our second trip on the Bonaparte! We LOVE Captain Francois and his crew. They are very accommodating and make it fun for every age. We had age 8, 11.5, 40 and 69. The foods is exceptional as well as the choice of activities....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Cruiser46099347832
New York City, New York
1
Reviewed February 28, 2019 

We had such a terrific vacation aboard the Bonaparte. We were a family of 5 with a wide age range and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the trip. Activities were a blast, the crew was very attentive to all of our needs and the food was over...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Francois G, Owner at Bonaparte Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2019

Thank you we also had a wonderful time..super guest! captain Francois

Phenix_Reloaded
Saint-Florent, France
2
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile 

We spent (almost) two fabulous and "magical" weeks on board of the wonderful "Bonaparte" with the most kind and attentive crew ever : Captain François, Chef Annette and Stewart David... Thanks to them, it was a two weeks'dream "out of time" !! Everything was perfect...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Resort24991505599
1
Reviewed November 23, 2018 

We highly recommend spending a week aboard Bonaparte! The crew is kid friendly and Francois leads every kind of fabulous adventure. Bonaparte is in perfect condition. Our rooms were outstanding. The meals are gourmet and healthy, with Annette catering to everone’s favorite dishes. This will...More

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Date of experience: June 2018
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Francois G, Owner at Bonaparte Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2018

thank you.. we had a wonderful week together.. And I hope your family is doing good! Capt Francois

pierrevezina2018
Quebec City, Canada
1
Reviewed October 6, 2018 

It was one of the best days of our vacations, me and my wife been there to celebrate our wedding anniversary!!! EVERYTHING WAS PERFECT, the crew is really helpful, nice, with the best attitude and service. The food that they made was really delicious they...More

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Date of experience: April 2018
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Francois G, Owner at Bonaparte Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

thx Peter.. we had a wonderful day.. we are all happy that you enjoyed your anniversary thoroughly..

lauriefoxx
Houston, Texas
2
Reviewed September 18, 2018 

The Bonaparte and it's crew Francois, Annette and David have hosted our families several times to islands out of Nassau. They took amazing care of us, serving champagne and delectable food while we languished in the sun on the deck. We cruised around Rose, and...More

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Date of experience: March 2018
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Francois G, Owner at Bonaparte Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Laurie Such a wonderful review! thank you...you of all people, recognize and appreciate the best of what life has to offer..(including kevin!)...what a difference it makes!!. missing your ''joie de vivre'' and positive energy! A bientôt! Captain Francois

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jrand0lph
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1
Reviewed September 12, 2018 

Our party of 14 spend a fantastic day aboard the Bonaparte approximately 20 miles outside of Atlantis. Francois and Annette were Incredible hosts and met our every need. By the end of the day we felt like they were part of the family I have...More

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Date of experience: March 2018
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Francois G, Owner at Bonaparte Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thank you Randolph for taking the time to write this review.. you and your family were fantastic guests.. we wish you the very best. Captain Francois

paulbousquet
Saint-Philippe, Canada
1
Reviewed September 12, 2018 

Went on a Day Charter onboard Bonaparte. Fabulous vessel with character. Lots of toys to play with on the water while at anchor. Our host / Captain François and Annette were very friendly and offered a first class service.with great food.

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Date of experience: June 2018
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Francois G, Owner at Bonaparte Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thx Paul for the review.... it was a pleasure to have you on board with Jo!..well see you soon! Capt francois

pierremgagnon
Montreal, Canada
1
Reviewed September 10, 2018 

Great food in a paradise settingThe crew is attentive to your needs. The yacht is a great classic and very well maintain.

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Date of experience: October 2017
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J3170XQcharlesm
Malvern, United States
3
Reviewed September 9, 2018 

The Bonaparte charter was an absolutely fabulous journey through the Bahamas. Captain Francois and Annette were wonderful and the food was exquisite! Gorgeous scenery and crystal blue water only added to the special ambience aboard this marvelous vessel . Beautiful decks and comfortable accommodations along...More

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Date of experience: November 2017
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Francois G, Owner at Bonaparte Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

thank you for remembering a good time with you both.. Hope all is well... Capt Francois

Salam R
Madrid, Spain
2
Reviewed September 8, 2018 

One of the best weeks in our lives! The Bonaparte is a beautiful and very comfortable classic vessel where my mother, my sister, and I spent a whole week. The experience was amazing, not only because of how beautiful Bahamas is, but also because Capitan...More

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Date of experience: November 2017
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Francois G, Owner at Bonaparte Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

How lovely to read you again!.. I hope you are all well and that life is good to you, your sister and your incredible mother! we miss you...we would hope for more snorkeling experience and calm weather nest time you come to the Bahamas.. love...More

Escape27753
1
Reviewed September 8, 2018 

The trip was so great we went for a second time. We were treated like family. Every day was special, all our needs were well taken care of with great attention to detail.

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Date of experience: October 2017
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Francois G, Owner at Bonaparte Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

thx wonderful and we appreciated Captain Francois

John M
3
Reviewed September 8, 2018 

I took my Executive team on a 7 day cruise through the Exuma's aboard the MV Bonaparte in November 2015. From our arrival, to our departure it was the best charter experience for me EVER!!!! And, as a yacht owner for many years and frequent...More

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Date of experience: October 2017
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Francois G, Owner at Bonaparte Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Dear John thx for taking to time to review your trip with us.. We wish you well and many more sailing trip!! Captain Francois

char3901
Fort Myers, Florida
2
Reviewed September 8, 2018 

We can’t say enough about our amazing experience on the Bonaparte. Captain Francois was not only knowable but went over and above to ensure each day was better than the next from taking us to private islands to snorkel to setting umbrellas on private beaches...More

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Date of experience: October 2017
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Cheryl M
Vero Beach, Florida
42
Reviewed September 7, 2018 

Francois & Annette are wonderful hosts. Annette is a world class chef and never failed to delight with her inventive and delicious dishes from all over the world. Francois is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to Exuma Cays and showed us some wonderful...More

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Date of experience: May 2018
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Francois G, Owner at Bonaparte Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Cheryl , thank you and you are welcome any time you revisite the wonderful exuma! Captain francois

lhirsch129
Raleigh, North Carolina
1
Reviewed September 7, 2018 

So intimate and personal. Francois and Nanette were great with great food. Went to extreme to find the wine we liked as well. Favorite trip ever. We would do it again

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Date of experience: January 2018
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Francois G, Owner at Bonaparte Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Laura, thank you and hope you and frank are doing well.. miss you much! Capt Francois

Linda W
Boston, Massachusetts
117
Reviewed September 7, 2018 

Our family of 5 (2 adults, 3 pre-teen children) spent a wonderful week with Capt. Francois and Ms. Annette on the Bonaparte and we highly recommend! The Bonaparte is a wonderful, comfortable, well appointed yacht but it is Francois and Annette who elevate this beautiful...More

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Date of experience: October 2017
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Francois G, Owner at Bonaparte Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Linda thx you... and we hope to see you again! Captain Francois

StevenSTL
Saint Louis, Missouri
3
Reviewed September 7, 2018 

We have been fortunate enough to charter Bonaparte twice and our experience each trip has been excellent. Francois and Annette are the most gracious of hosts and getting to know them is one of the best parts of the trip. Annette's culinary skills are outstanding...More

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Date of experience: March 2018
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Francois G, Owner at Bonaparte Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Steven thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review.. we are looking forward to seeing on the water this year!! captain francois


Company details for BONAPARTE

Cruzan Yacht Charters

18120 SW 88 Court

Miami

FL

33157

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BONAPARTE
Available in 1 area
70 ft / 21.3 m
Guests 6
From $20,900

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