2002 Custom Carriacou Schooner
Me OH my OH!
You are gonna have some fun on this classic Carriacou Schooner!
Jambalaya is a 73' traditional wooden Caribbean Schooner built by Alwen Enoe on the island of Carriacou in 2002. A rare opportunity to own one of the only Carriacou schooners built as a cruising yacht/passenger vessel. (Usually built for transportation of cargo.) a true representative of the Caribbean--its culture, this was the last Carriacou schooner ever built.
- A traditional schooner which has been recently built; a true representative of the Caribbean--its culture, its (Carriacou's) tradition of building sloops and schooners
- It's styling that blends in with Island living and local ports of call
- A well-constructed vessel which is spacious, bright and airy, and yet fast
- A beautiful boat that has been well maintained reflecting the owner's attention to detail and pride of ownership - resent survey available to serious buyers
- A vessel of a size and lay-out that can easily be used as a private yacht or a sought after charter boat.
- Major refit when her current and second owners purchased her in 2020.
- Nov. 2017 hauled out and painted.
- October/November of 2020, she was hauled out for some hull plank restoration work. For this work, the original boat builder was enlisted to do the repairs. Any and all soft wood was replaced.
- A four time winner of the Concours d'Elegance at the Antigua Classics Regatta and line honors on day 3 in 2017.
She is offered for sale due to the owner's change of plans during the Corona virus restrictions. Also offered is the associated charter business, making her a ready to go charter operation.
Don't miss out on your chance to own a piece of living Caribbean history!
Advanced co brokerage Caribbean sail & power cat is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by TMC.(7941838)
- Carriacou Schooner
- Grenada, GD
- Available for sale in U.S. waters:
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- 73 ft - 22.25 meter
- 72 ft - 21.95 meter
- 16 ft 8 in - 5.09 meter
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- : 4LHA HTP
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- 160 (Individual), 160 (combined)
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- Builder: Alwen Enoe
- Authentic Carriacou Sloop
- Flag of Registry: Grenada
- LOA: 73 ft 0 in
- Beam: 16 ft 7 in
- Length of Deck: 65 ft 0 in
- Maximum Draft: 7 ft 4 in
- Ballast: 5897 lbs
- Headroom: 9 ft 0 in
- Engine Brand: Yanmar
- Year Built: 2010
- Engine Model: 4LHA HTP
- Engine Type: Inboard
- Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
- Location: Center
- Engine Hours: 1900
- Propeller: 3 blade propeller
- Drive Type: Shaft Drive
- Engine Power: 160 HP
- Fresh Water Tanks: (2000 Liters)
- Fuel Tanks: (409 Liters)
- Number of cabins: 4
- Number of heads: 3
"Jambalaya" provides accommodations for 8 within 4 cabins. There are two double cabins with a shared shower/toilet. The magnificent master suite is light and airy with a king-size bed and 14 ft. headroom. It features an en-suite bathroom and its own personal entrance, giving total privacy. It also has a library, day bed and an office desk providing a comfortable area for relaxing. Crew quarters has two single beds, storage, a head and separate entrance so guests are never disturbed.
Saloon and Galley
"Jambalaya's" spacious, classic interior features varnished hardwoods, contrasting pleasantly with the traditionally white-painted decor. All interior soft furnishings have recently been renewed with soft fabrics and silk cushions that enhance "Jambalaya's" traditional appearance. The large saloon/galley area provides a space for guests to relax and dine, with a large U-Shaped sofa and folding dining table. The galley is well equipped with two fridges and two freezers (Waeco); stainless steel double sink, 4-burner stove with oven; varnished counter tops; and numerous draws and cupboards for crockery/cutlery for eight people.
This 73 ft. Staysail Schooner is powered by a Yanmar 4LHHTP 160hp diesel engine from 2010, with 1,900 hours; hydraulic wheel steering and a 24" bronze Max Prop. She also features a Honda 2000i generator.
Sails and Rigging
Staysail Schooner rigged "Jambalaya" features Sitka spruce masts and spars (new in 2012) with Harken tracks and cars, stainless steel standing rigging. Her sail inventory includes: mainsail, staysail, foresail, roller furling jib, fisherman and a Gollywobler reaching sail. She also has sail covers including stack pack with lazy jacks on main.
- New anchor and chain (300 ft.)
- Secondary anchor and chain
- Lofrans Falcon 1500w 24V windlass
- 110V and 220V shore connections
- Quick 110V and Outback 220V charger systems
- 10x 220V Electrical sockets
- 2010 Outback 80A inverter
- Sterling battery monitoring system
- Seastar switch control panel
- 6x 220amp House bank batteries
- 1x 220amp Engine battery
- 2x 110amp Windlass batteries
- Isotemp 40L Engine driven or electric hot water heater
- Navigation Equipment
- Garmin GPS Plotter 12'' (2012)
- Garmin Depth Sounder
- Garmin Wind Instrument GMI10 - signal not receiving to the display
- Raymarine Autopilot
- Icom VHF
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- Electric windlass
Dinghy and Outboard
- 12 ft. AB Rib with cover (2017)
- Yamaha 15HP outboard engine (2017)
Charter Business Opportunity
Turn Key Business Opportunity to own a
73ft Classic Sailing Schooner and Jambalaya Sailing Charters Inc.
July 15, 2021
Jambalaya Sailing Charters (JSC) Inc is registered in Grenada, West Indies, (2019) and staysail schooner 'Jambalaya' 2002.
Charter business currently operating and turnkey ready
Projected revenues of a full year of operation are estimated to $400,000 - $500,000USD
Certified surveyor report (02/2021) excellent condition; vessel valued at $400,000USD
Exceptional crew (Captain & 1st Mate) allows this vessel to be operated without owner being present
Jambalaya schooner is a rare 36-ton wooden sailing vessel crafted by hand in Grenada and her build is characteristic of the Nova Scotia schooner design. The last of a vanishing breed of hand-made masterpieces, she is a one-of-a-kind vessel. Jambalaya is a beautiful representation of traditional local craftsmanship blending Caribbean chic with modern amenities.
JSC conducts a range of charters including 'day sail and snorkel' tours, cruise ship excursions, and multi day charters to tropical islands in the region. The vessel is also hired for weddings, special occasions, yacht and yoga retreats, corporate parties and sunset dining. The fully equipped galley is ideal for a professional chef and catering.
The maximum capacity for a day sail is 40 people. For overnight charters, 6 guests plus crew, the vessel has 3 cabins to sleep 6 guests, plus crew quarters: 1 state room suite with a library, 2 double cabins, and, comfortable crew quarters, for a total of 8 passengers. Jambalaya cruises through the seas offering stability and comfort. The business is active year-round with a 'high' season and a 'low' season. Projected revenues of a full year of operation are estimated at USD $400,000 - $500,000.
In February 2021, a haul out survey was conducted by a certified surveyor specializing in wooden vessels. The surveyor has valued the vessel at USD $400,000. Evidence of Jambalaya's excellent condition can be witnessed in the video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEXLTDR_mmg
The vessel is championed by excellent crew and is currently actively being chartered. Jambalaya only needs 2 crew to sail and she is an easy vessel to operate and maneuver. A professional crew allows this vessel to be operated without the owner being physically present.
Jambalaya Sailing Charters has an excellent reputation and is an established brand. Included in the purchase of the Company would be all intellectual property, social media, and website. Also included would be Standard Operating Procedures, waivers, employee contracts, charter contracts, covid protocols, a detailed maintenance logbook and tips specific to operation of Jambalaya.
Jambalaya Schooner has been maintained in excellent condition under the leadership of a RYA Yachtmaster Captain available to facilitate a smooth handover.
The tradition of Carriacou boat building is currently in consideration for UNESCO cultural heritage status. Jambalaya is registered with UNESCO as a demonstration of the historical skill.
The vessel is owned free and clear.
The asking price for the business and vessel is USD$400,000; the vessel is independently priced at USD$385,000.
Social Media Accounts:
Facebook: Sail Jambalaya
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.