In review: Motor yacht LADY J
Palmer Johnson built the all-aluminium luxury yacht LADY J back in 1997, and to this day she remains a desirable option for cruising the Caribbean and Bahamas charter grounds thanks to her amazing crew and proud Owner, who has kept her in tip-top condition through constant maintenance and refits.
Guests and visitors will be impressed by her elegant interiors, but even more enticing is the variety of water toys she has on board for adventures across the region. Scuba divers and fishing enthusiasts will have everything they need for a rewarding hobby, taking advantage of the Captain's and crew's knowledge to get to the best spots for the season. What she offers is so loved by her charterers that they return year after year.
Designed with an interior from Terence Disdale, M/Y LADY J boasts timeless styling from one of the industry's renowned designers: Rich wooden panelling and natural furnishings are given an uplifting contemporary burst of colour in the art work and accessories throughout.
The main salon is a focal point for social gatherings and uses a 'less is more' approach to furnishings: An L-shaped sofa, armchairs and coffee table are placed beneath the port windows, while to starboard there is a retractable 50" plasma widescreen TV integrated into the cabinetry.
The formal dining area is separated from the main salon by a partition, creating the ideal ambiance for meals between eight where the focus is on the company and the occasion.
The sky lounge above is the indoor entertainment centre and boasts a 50" retractable plasma TV, a game table and bar area that has a large selection of spirits and soft drinks to suit the occasion. A sofa and coffee table complete the setting offering guests an inviting area to take the weight off their feet day or night.
Laid-back life outdoors
When it comes to living life in the open air the group has three different deck to choose from as well as the swim platform while at anchor, allowing the group to split up for some time on personal hobbies. The main deck aft has room to port and starboard for a pair of sun loungers and a side table, where parents and grandparents can put their knees up and watch the children playing on the water toys while savouring a fruity cocktail. The casual alfresco dining area gives guests the opportunity to return for a day outing and rest and dine in the shade they moment they return.
The upper deck aft offers a more elegant alfresco dining area for Sunday lunches and special celebrations. Corner seating is placed aft to port and starboard for relaxing with the views after a multi-course meal, and the whole area can be shaded by a canvas bimini so that it can still be use under the midday sun and in light drizzle.
When guests want panoramic views, a wet bar and a Jacuzzi at their fingertips, the sundeck is the place to be. A broad sunbed with adjustable headrest is placed along the stern and the hardtop area amidships has additional seating for resting in the shade. Your crew will create a colourful array of tasty cocktails and mocktails from the port-side wet bar, which can be enjoyed from the raised forward Jacuzzi with its bar-top surrounding and additional outer stools available.
There are 5 versatile en-suite cabins on board to accommodate 12 guests: 1 Master suite, 2 double cabins and 2 convertible twin cabins. All cabins are furnished to the highest standards with top notch entertainment systems, making time apart as rewarding as spending it in each other’s company.
The Master suite on the main deck forward has its own office with a drinks refrigerator, while the Master suite itself has a king-sized bed, a 27" widescreen TV, a sofa and vanity, plenty of wardrobe space and an en-suite bathroom with twin sinks, a shower and a highly desirable Jacuzzi tub.
The double cabins on the lower deck also pamper their guests with a queen-sized bed, a 20" widescreen TV and an en-suite bathroom with two sinks and a bathtub with shower head.
The twin cabins are convertible to king-sized beds and both have an additional bed for up to 12 guests on board. The en-suite bathrooms also have a bathtub and shower head, meaning no guest misses out on an amenity in their cabins.
A focus on water toys and making memories
Luxury yacht LADY J has an extensive selection of water toys for on the water and the beach, providing for a range of activity levels from intensive to sedate to suit all ages and interests. Adrenaline seekers will immediately hone in on the jet skis and water skis, and there is a great collection of towable toys for bouncing over the waves.
For quieter moments, there is the fishing gear, and the crew of the LADY J known all the best spots within the Caribbean and Bahamas for the ultimate catch! Charter guests who specifically want a fishing-focused holiday will be in good company on this charter yacht, and Scuba divers will also be impressed with the dive sites on offer for all experience levels.
When guests want to stay out of the water, there is a large selection of gym equipment and beach games include a volley ball and net, and four tennis racquets are available for couples looking to play a game on the sands. When a couple want to explore the island tracks or head into town there are two fold-down mountain bikes for convenient storage.
Luxury yacht LADY J is of such high quality that groups choose to book her attentive crew and incredible amenities for future cruises. Here is some of the feedback received by CharterWorld brokers Amanda and Trina:
"...We had another fantastic trip on the Lady J and would highly recommend to any of your customers. The crew was amazing (as usual)!"
- Charter guests aboard M/Y LADY J, July / Exumas, Bahamas
"Hi Amanda, I will say it was the most incredible vacation ever and the crew was FANTASTIC!!! You hit the nail on the head picking that boat and crew for us!!!! We are looking to do another trip in Marsh Harbor Bahamas."
- Charterer on yacht LADY J, Thanksgiving / BVI, Caribbean
"Hi Trina - First of all, thank you very much. The Lady J was the perfect yacht, and the crew was amazing. Everyone had such a great time, and my expectations were more than exceeded. Thanks again for everything."
- J.M chartered LADY J, March/ Virgin Islands, Caribbean
Make the most of your time off with a luxury yacht charter in the Caribbean and Bahamas aboard motor yacht LADY J, a favourite amongst groups for her excellent amenities and great fishing and Scuba diving opportunities.
*All images are by Quin Bisset