Operating in the Caribbean
ALIZÉ anchored out
Anchored just off the beach!
Spacious aft covered seating area
Al fresco dining area
Fun for the entire family!
Lounging on the foredeck
A large saloon
Aft guest queen suite
Forward guest queen suite
Alizé's powerful tender
Carlos and Maribel are a professional, multilingual Captain/Eng. and Chef/Mate team with many years of experience operating large power and sail yachts worldwide. From 2012 to 2017 they were the owners/operators of the very successful and highly rated BVI crewed charter catamaran: Sea Chateau. Now they are the proud owners/operators of another large and comfortable sailing catamaran: ALIZÉ. Carlos was born in Michigan and grew up in Maryland sailing and fishing the waters of the Chesapeake. He holds an International Master of Yachts 200 ton. Ocean license and is also trained in marine firefighting, diesel mechanics, radar, radio communications and first aid. He is very conscious about your safety and the safety and maintenance of his vessel. His hobbies include, from being an avid sport fisherman to a passionate photographer and classic rock and jazz music enthusiast. Some of his guests also affirm that his mojitos are the best in the islands. Try them!
Besides being a professional Architect, Maribel is STCW certified, holds an RYA power boat level II license and is also a professionally trained Chef, graduated from the Gaga Culinary Institute under the guidance of French Master Chef Laureant Cantineaux and is also trained in Silver Service. Three years spent in Tuscany, Italy while supervising the construction of a Benetti 120 ft. mega yacht and her recent travels to Sicily, Sardinia and Croatia, have also given Maribel the opportunity of learning the traditional Mediterranean cooking techniques, native ingredients and well kept family secrets, all of which compliment her Spanish and Latin/Caribbean heritage to provide you with an exciting, delicious and beautifully presented culinary experience in every meal. With their experience, charm and passion for excellence; Carlos and Maribel will surely make your Caribbean sailing vacation the experience of a life time.
Catamaran ALIZE is equipped with three equally comfortable guest cabins. Two with queen beds and one with a double bed. En-suite bathrooms and ample closets. A large and luminous salon, aft cockpit, forward cockpit and flybridge, provide several options for chilling out during navigation or at anchor; in the shade or in the sun. Your preference. Always pampered by a professional crew Team comprised of Captain and Chef. Ideal for two couples or families with kids.
Late June, 2021, guests aboard catamaran ALIZÉ in the BVI wrote:
Mid June, 2021, guests aboard catamaran ALIZÉ wrote:
Carlos and Maribel,
We will never be able to thank you enough for your generous hospitality and for sharing your home with us.
This has been an AMAZING adventure and we have enjoyed sharing it with you!
The memories (and laughs) from this trip will be with us always.
Maribel, you are amazing!! Your cooking, stories, and 😀 love for what you do shows in all you do. Carlos, our captain, we have loved everything you recommended and enjoyed our time with you.
Be safe. Be well and may we all see each other again!
Gretchen and David.
Carlos and Maribel,
Thank you so much for sharing a piece of your lives with us! The views, experiences and the conversations will be those that will be looked back upon for years to come. Maribel, you are a very special woman, you do it all with such grace and a smile. Carlos, you are a teacher- pointing out not only destinations and experiences but imparting wisdom along the way. Thank you for being a part of our group’s 50th celebration (not mine, I’m the baby 😊), you will be remembered fondly always!
Brandi and Doug
A mid-April, 2021, family chartering in the BVI aboard ALIZE wrote:
[ Maribel with Ana and Niko, ages 10]
Late March, ‘21, guests on ALIZÉ wrote:
Spring Break guests for March, 2021, on ALIZE wrote:
Reviews - What have Caros and Mirabel's past guests said -
Carlos and Maribel, thank you again for another wonderful week! Everything aboard was just wonderful and of course, both of you are the best. Great food, great adventures and best of all great memories.This is our second trip with you, but it won’t be the last!. Until next time.Chad, Donna, Graham, Bryce, Brooks and Grace.__________________________________________________________________Carlos and Maribel, thanks again for another family vacation. The girls will be taking about Maribel’s cooking none stop until we comeback! They also had a great time testing the new tube. The sea turtle in Christmas Cove was amazing! Another unforgettable family vacation!The Colmans: Gerard, Susan, Heather, Lizzie and Helena
__________________________________________________________________Carlos and Maribel, this was the perfect first experience in the BVI your knowledge of the islands hospitality and the amazing cuisine complemented the beautiful views and the amazing waters. We look forward to being able to share this experience again in the future with more friends and family. Cheers and many thanks.Michael and Jenny Corr__________________________________________________________________Carlos and Maribel, thank you so much for best vacation ever!! Love every minute (from the unbelievable meals, to all the perfect places to explore on land and see, and our attention to all our needs!. We loved stumbling into the Poker Rum!!. We will never forget our week onboard your beautiful boat touring this most beautiful spot on planet Earth!! Happy Sailing.Linda, Ann, Colleen, Nancy.__________________________________________________________________Captain Carlos and Chef Maribel, The ultimate family vacation! We never were board! The fishing, watersports, the sailing, the relaxation, the Caribbean Showers and the amazing food were a few of our highlights ! Your attention to detail from planning the perfect itinerary to the special touches and constant attention you gave us, was spectacular.Pelose family__________________________________________________________________Thank you for giving our family such great memories and a trip of a life time! You are both amazing people and we will miss you...until we're back again . Carlos, your expertise on where to go for our specific family, our safety, and always impeccable timing was amazing. Maribel, wow!... we can't say enough about all the wonderful meals. You are not only very talented but you are such a sweetheart as well.Having four teenagers, we really needed this family time together. Thank you for all the time and effort you both put in to making it so special for us. You both went above and beyond! ♥John, Andrea, Layton, Trevor, Brennen and Hollynn Schleich__________________________________________________________________