Operating in the Bahamas and the Caribbean
Bar and entertainment area
Guest cabin 1
Guest cabin 2
Guest cabin 3
Happy Hour Canapes
Spacious aft deck
Best view around
Amy & Biff have been sailing together since 2003 when they first met on a beach in Greece. They were supposed to meet at the ferry port of sleepy Porto Heli but Biff forgot to pick Amy up and she found him instead at the bar on the beach, entertaining his guests! That was the start of something special and they have worked, lived & sailed together ever since. Having always worked in the marine tourist industry they love meeting strangers who at the end of their vacation leave as friends!
Captain Biff learned to sail at the Cub Scouts at a tender age and was hooked! As soon as he was old enough to teach sailing he packed his bags & found his way to the Mediterranean coast of France to start his first overseas instructor job. Working his way around France and Spain he finally settled down in Greece running his own sailing school on the chic Greek Riviera. Cold winters of Europe called him to work in Kenya briefly before settling in the BVI’s running luxury charters in warm waters!
Having learned to cook at the age of 9 so she could watch ‘neighbours’ (Aussie Soap) on TV, Amy added windsurfing & then sailing to her interests after finishing university in order to travel. First working in Turkey, Italy & France Amy finally moved to Greece & met Biff. Wherever she travels she picks up local recipes and cooking techniques, which she refined at the renowned Ashburton & River Cottage cookery schools, both in Devon, UK. Fresh, seasonal & local produce are her favourite ingredients put together in a fusion of worldwide flavours for all to enjoy!
Between them, Amy & Biff have the experience & knowledge to steer you a course to a truly memorable vacation. With their water sports background they are able to teach even the most reluctant swimmers, sailors, paddle boarders to confidently make the most of their time on the water regardless of age. Their years working in family orientated resorts in Europe also lend them to be dab hands at arranging fun and relaxing family charters. Known for their flexibility & competence, your wish is their command.
Following the passing of Hurricanes Irma & Maria, this year, Biff and Amy have pledged to give 50% of their gratuities to grass roots BVI charities in support of the recovery in the Virgin Islands. PAW (Promoting Animal Welfare) Adopt A Roof, Free Food For Kids & the Plant a Tree Initiative
GYPSY PRINCESS can accommodate 6 guests in 3 cabins. The Master cabin has a queen size bed, shower and toilet. 2 Guest cabins have a queen size bed, shower and toilet. GYPSY PRINCESS is fully air conditioned through out. Crew has a separate heads and shower.
Dear Amy & Biff, Thanks for being so fun, knowledgeable and making this a wonderful vacation. I haven’t felt this relaxed in a long time. Cocktails & Nibbles for life! Love Annie.
Amy & Biff, What a wonderful adventure! This vacation has far exceeded our expectations! You two are truly ‘can do’. You are both professional, knowledgeable and incredibly fun. I do appreciate your patience with me being a little unsteady. Biff – you were adventurous and made everyone try harder. Amy – your food was fabulous, then boat was clean and well maintained. We loved that you found us sea turtles, which you know are near to our hearts. Lastly, the best part of the vacation was meeting the two of you!
Thank you for making this Christmas special and one we will never forget. We WILL See you again! Love Nancy
Amy & Biff, thank you so much for making this a unique and special experience. As a family we had so much fun and will look back on this trip for years to come. You guys went to every length to make sure we were comfortable, happy and we greatly appreciate it. Also thank you for the new wealth of pirate knowledge!
Thank you again and enjoy your time on the high seas. Griffin
Amy & Biff, Thank you both so much for the best Christmas ever! I had so much fun learning to ski, tubing, tanning and going to the pirate show! I also loved learning about the boat and hearing your stories! Also the food was so delicious, I don’t know how I’ll go back and eat regular food! Again, thank you so much and I hope we get to come back soon! – Maggie.
Amy & Biff, Our time on this earth is short and time passes more quickly with age. Each of you embrace life and work with an inspiring passion and energy. Thanks to you both for sharing your life experiences for boating, cooking, sailing and history with me & my family. No matter what challenges you face during life's journey, always keep moving forward – downwind with the spinnaker full. God bless you both until we see you again and forever.
Best Always, Jackie, Pete, Kayla & Nick. The Stark Family, Memphis, TN, USA
P.S when the shit goes down, both of you have a spot in my militia. But if I can only choose one, Amy's Gourmet cooking trumps sailing and knot tying, Sorry Biff! I think the guys in speedos on JVD were looking for a third!
Amy & Biff, Thank you once again for the trip of a lifetime! (Or hopefully every other year trip!) The food was always amazing! You guys are so awesome and patient with me, always giving me the extra pair of hands or stability so I wouldn’t hurt myself or woman overboard. We all enjoyed sailing, snorkelling and most of all just relaxing on the GP! Best wishes to you in the future and we hope to see you in New Orleans sometime! You are both an inspiration to all of us! Jackie.
Biff & Amy, Your talent, dedication to your craft, are second to none. As someone to whom this whole enterprise – sailing, luxury, week long vacations – is quite foreign, your ceaseless warmth and personality made we feel completely at home from the moment I stepped aboard GP. I hope that you continue to share your knowledge and passion with those around you (guests & everyone else) for many more years to come. Please do come see us in New Orleans and do us the honour of returning your hospitality. I promise it won’t disappoint, Cheers, George.
Biff & Amy, Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! This was the most wonderful vacation I’ve ever had! You both are wonderful and I’m so grateful to have been able to get to know you and learn from you. I hope you’ll come to see us in New Orleans soon, Kayla.
Dear Amy & Biff,
What an amazing adventure you have given us! Thank you for our first memories of the BVI. From working with Xenia to ensure our group stayed together, to stepping aboard the immaculate GP, to our ‘storytimes’ while learning to sail, to the incredible food, to Biff’s watersports instructions, snorkelling in Pirate caves and so much more…… you two made us feel so at home, welcomed and safe. I don’t think we’ve ever felt so relaxed and pampered. Everything was truly magical and we owe it to you. I can’t wait to bring the kids back to meet you and you MUST come to stay with us in Southern California!
Thanks again for making Cal’s 50th Birthday celebration so special. We will never forget that double rainbow sunset with ‘erotic nipples’ Good Luck on the rest of your season. We know it will be hard to beat The Shulmers & PRick!!!
Love Cal & Jackie
Dear Biff & Amy,
Thank you both so much for the most amazing week. We have truly enjoyed spending our days with you! We will miss hearing the bell ring to start our day, having erotic nipples together & talking about the adventures Biff took us on, hearing pirate stories while being spoiled with gourmet food. We so appreciate how clean the boat is kept, how safe we have felt and how much fun we have had! Our cheeks are sore from smiling!
Can’t wait to share this experience with our kids by bringing them to meet you! Loved our worry free week of Vitamin Sea!
Love Chad & Jen
Thanks Biff & Amy for making our trip so amazing. They way you guys invited us into your home and catered to our every whim is fantastic & indulgent & I can’t thank you enough. You make the difference between a great holiday and an amazing life experience. Keep up the amazing work. Take care of each other & the GP.
Cheers Mates! Rick
Amy & Biff,
You’re the best! Had a great time aboard.
All the best, Patrick
Biff & Amy,
Thank you so much for our amazing vacation. There were so many firsts for us that we will remember forever. Your hospitality was like nothing we have experienced. The BVI is my new favourite place on earth thanks to you guys! Amy you are an amazing chef from fish taco’s to Dave’s B’day cake, it was all superb! Biff, snorkelling at Oil Nut Bay was unforgettable……. Swimming with all the turtles and a shark was AWESOME!
Thanks again for the fabulous week. Good Luck with the rest of your season and boat upgrades, take care
Biff & Amy,
Thank you both for an amazing and exciting vacation. And a special thank you for making Davids Birthday so special, I’m sure he will always remember! You’ve welcomed us and made us feel at home. The food has been wonderful! Thank you again for everything and wishing the very best!
Biff & Amy,
Thank you both for making our vacation amazing! You made every effort to make us feel at home and it is greatly appreciated. Amy, thank you for the great food you prepared all week. Biff thank you for the fantastic snorkelling and for “letting me drive your dinghy” !!!
Best wishes to you.