Catamaran A3

Catamaran A3 is a 2016, 56' Lagoon catamaran offering crewed yacht charters in the BVI and USVI. She features a fly-bridge deck, a crew of 2, on-board scuba diving and instruction, plus accommodations for up to 8 guests in 1 Master Queen Suite, 2 Queen cabins and an upper/lower Twin cabin. Catamaran A3 is a Carefree Yacht Charters affordable pick for families, couples, divers, foodies or special occasions.

Here's what Captain Colleen told us about Chef Matt's cuisine: "Matt has been a professional chef for over 20 years and is classically trained in the culinary arts. His experience ranges from food trucks to fine dining and has an extensive well of knowledge to draw from. Everyday is a different themed menu inspired by some of his favorite genres from around the globe designed to expand our guests pallets and heighten their dining experience while onboard. We welcome the adventurous taste bud." 

Rates from $29,500 to $34,500. View availability and rate details.

Contact Us

To learn more about this crew or for further details about A3, call us in our South Florida office at (954) 980-9281 or fill out our Quick Request Form.

What Our Carefree Clients Said

A family that we booked aboard 56' Catamaran A3 for New Years 2017/2018 said: We had a great time. We were so sad when the time ended and we had to depart. We have traveled to all seven continents as a family, and my son said that this was his favorite vacation. High praise!!! Michelle R., California



Season Passengers
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Summer 2024 $29,500.00 $30,000.00 $30,500.00 $31,000.00 $31,500.00 $32,500.00 $34,500.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

Price Details

GENERAL NOTES: A3 is a BVI based vessel. Please use BVI ports only. MINIMUM NIGHTS: 5, Inquire for less. For 6 night charters, divide weekly rate by 7 nights X 6 nights. For 5 nights or less, divide weekly rate by 6 nights X number of nights. If cruising area includes BVI, rates are PLUS permits, licenses and fees which are to be paid by client. HALF-BOARD: PLEASE INQUIRE FIRST Includes: 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 3 dinners. Requires 3 lunches & 4 dinners ashore at client expense. 2/$29,200 3/$29,550 4/$29,900 5/$30,250 6/$30,600 7/$31,450 8/$33,300 LOCAL FARE MEAL PLAN: PLEASE INQUIRE FIRST Includes: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 6 dinners. Requires 2 lunches and 1 dinner ashore at client expense. 2/$29,350 3/$29,775 4/$30,200 5/$30,625 6/$31,050 7/$31,975 8/$33,900 SLEEP ABOARD: Sleep aboard the night before charter dates. Available for $600 per cabin, with a 3 cabin minimum. Includes snacks, welcome cocktails & continental breakfast. Dinner is to be taken ashore at client expense. CHRISTMAS/NEW YEARS: 7 night minimum CHRISTMAS: 1-8 guests @ $40,000, charter must end on 12/27 or earlier NEW YEARS: 1-8 guests @ $42,000, charter may not start prior to 12/28 **SEE BROKER NOTES FOR MORE INFORMATION - WAIVER REQUIRED IN ADDITION TO CONTRACT** Copy link below & paste into browser to submit waiver:


To find the best dates for your charter, call us in our South Florida office at (954) 980-9281 or fill out our Quick Request Form.


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Dates Color Key

If no color is noted on calendar or in the detailed list below, the dates are available for your charter. Dates can change quickly, so please contact us as soon as possible to begin booking your charter. Highlighted colors mean:

  • Booked (Booked by another client group already)
  • Hold (Held by another client group, not yet booked, and can be challenged)
  • Unavailable (Blocked out by the Owner and unavailable to challenge)


  • Location Details: Inquire for relocation fees.
  • Summer Base Port: BVI
  • Summer Operating Area: Caribbean Virgin Islands (BVI)
  • Winter Base Port: BVI
  • Winter Operating Area: Caribbean Virgin Islands (BVI)
  • Preferred Pickups: Village Cay, BVI
  • Other Pickups: Nanny Cay
  • Turnaround: 48 hr ONLY

Reviews from our Carefree Clients

A family that we booked aboard A3 for Thanksgiving 2022 said:

Hi Lynne,

We were delighted with the boat and the crew, and we really appreciate your help in making that match. I think this was a peak experience for all of us, despite a few complications like Covid and a bit of seasickness. We had no idea how much fun our family has in the water, between sailing, scuba, snorkeling, and swimming.

Colleen was a very capable captain who listened to our needs, but also made very creative suggestions to adapt to changing circumstances (e.g., weather, covid). We felt very safe and comfortable under her leadership, and she is also a wonderful storyteller. We also thoroughly enjoyed the gourmet meals that Matt prepared, and in keeping with Thanksgiving tradition, put on a few pounds in the process. Matt also did a great job in leading our divers; this included giving two of our party a resort diving course, and both were quite comfortable in the water by the end of that process.

We would highly recommend your services, as well as Colleen and Matt on A3. Please do sign me up for the charter e-newsletter.

Best wishes,

Josh S., Virginia

A family group that we booked aboard Colleen and Matt's previous 46' Catamaran in July 2020 said:


The charter was absolutely fantastic! I can not even put into words how great Colleen and Matt are! We felt like we had been friends for years after just a few hours.

Colleen - She is an exceptional Captain who cares about her boat, crew, and guest. She went above and beyond to make sure we were comfortable and safe! So many other positives but too many to list.

Matt - WOW! This group has traveled all across the globe and had some of the best cuisine in the biggest cities. What Matt prepared was, honestly, beyond words. His menu was well thought out and kept us guessing. He thought out of the box and paired items we never even dreamed of. We loved how each day sent us to a different part of the world.

We will definitely be booking with you again and traveling along with Colleen and Matt aboard whatever vessel they are on. Thank you for everything you did to help us have the perfect vacation! I can not thank you enough. You have earned several new clients. And we have already spread the news about how great it was!

Daniel B., Alabama


Capt. Colleen Korona
Colleen was born and raised in Florida, where she grew up playing on the water. She bought her first sailboat when she was 24 years old, decided to live on it and then sailed it to the Bahamas.

Colleen stepped out of the boating world for a while and managed a mental health office with 10 doctors for several years before moving on to working at a nuclear brain-imaging facility. Then the recession came, and she was unemployed. It didn’t take much prodding to head back out on the ocean and do

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Cabins & Amenities

A3 Layout

Accomodation Details

1 Master cabin with queen bed and 2 spacious guest cabins with queen-sized beds. In addition, there is one cabin with single-sized bunk beds (38"x75"L). All cabins come with en-suite heads and showers, fans, and private A/C controls. Memory foam mattress toppers on all berths for guests comfort.

Bunk dimensions:
Top Bunk
78”Lx34”W and the foot tapers to 21 1/2”
Bottom Bunk

Guest Cabins

  • Max Guests: 8
  • Total Cabins: 4
  • King Cabins: 0
  • Queen Cabins: 3
  • Double Cabins: 0
  • Single Cabins: 0
  • Twin Cabins: 1
  • Pullman Cabins: 0
  • Showers: 4
  • Heads: 4
  • Electric Heads: 4


  • AC: Full
  • Voltages: 110
  • Hairdryer: Yes
  • Water Capacity: 240gal
  • Water Maker: Yes 60 gal
  • Ice Maker: Yes
  • Deck Shower: Yes
  • Jacuzzi: No
  • Other Amenities:
    A3 does have a safe onboard for guest use.
  • Specifications

    • Size: 56 feet
    • Builder: Lagoon
    • Year Built: 2016
    • Beam: 31
    • Draft: 5


  • Kids okay: Yes
  • Minimum Age of Kids: 8
  • Internet Access: Onboard WIFI
  • iPod/Device Hookups: Yes
  • Salon Stereo: Yes
  • Salon TV/DVD: Yes
  • Sat TV: No
  • Board Games: Yes
  • Special Diets: Yes
  • Kosher: No
  • # Dine In: 8
  • BBQ: Yes
  • Crew Smokes: No
  • Guest Smoke: On stern steps
  • On-board Water Sports and Diving


    A3 offers diving.

    Each dive for certified divers is $50 per person per dive paid directly to the crew. Maximum 6 divers at a time and 4 dives per week. (depending on number of divers)

    Rate includes use of boats dive gear.

    • License: Instructor
    • Costs: Captain is a qualified PADI Instructor.
      If guests wish to dive, cost is $50 per dive per diver.
      Resort course available at $150 per person (maximum number of resort courses offered per week is 4).
    • Number of Dives: 4 per week
    • Tanks: 14
    • BCs: 6
    • Regulators: 6
    • Resort Course: $150 per diver
    • Full Course: Rendezvous Only
    • Scuba:Onboard
    • Air Compressor: Not Onboard
    • Wet Suits: 0
    • Dive Lights: 6
    • Night Dives: 0

    On-board Water Sports

    • Dinghy: Highfield 14ft
    • Dinghy Horsepower: 60
    • Dinghy Pax: 6
    • Water Skis: 1 (Adult) 1 (Kids)
    • Wake Board: 1
    • Tube: 1
    • Knee Board: 2
    • Snorkel Gear: Yes
    • Underwater Camera: No
    • Kayak: No (1 Man) No (2 Man)
    • Stand Up Paddle Boards: 2
    • Floating Mats: 1
    • Beach Games: Yes
    • Jetskis: No
    • Other Toys: Defibrillators

    Contact Us

    At Carefree Yacht Charters®, we specialize in arranging extraordinary crewed yacht charters in the BVI as well as other Caribbean destinations. For full details, call us in our South Florida office at (954) 980-9281 or fill out our Quick Request Form.