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Welcome aboard this stunning 123' luxury motor yacht built by the esteemed Palmer Johnson in 2009 and freshly refitted in 2023. Designed to deliver a refined experience, she cruises the Bahamas with ease, propelled by robust twin diesel MTU (12V4000M90) engines. This yacht is an epitome of opulence and performance, accommodating 8 guests in 4 exquisitely furnished cabins and ensuring absolute comfort with full air-conditioning.


This yacht boasts an impressive layout for guest accommodations:

  • Main Deck: Master Stateroom with a King bed and his and hers en-suite.
  • Lower Deck: Includes a double cabin with a King bed and shower room en-suite, a double cabin with 2 twin beds and shower room en-suite, and a convertible cabin with a King bed that can be transformed into 2 twins, each with shower room en-suite.


Prepare for an unforgettable aquatic adventure as the yacht is equipped with a plethora of toys:

  • 2019 32ft Edgewater with 2 x 300hp Yamaha Engines
  • 2 x SeaBobs (2023)
  • 2 x 3-man Yamaha Jetskis
  • Aquabanas Inflatable Slide (from boat deck)
  • 2 x Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Boards
  • Full Aquabanas raft with Party Soaker
  • Inflatable Hot Dog and Sausage tube
  • 2 x Glass bottom kayaks
  • Snorkelling gear (14 sets)
  • Fishing Gear and Spearfishing Gear
The knowledgeable and experienced crew loves to fish, adding to the authenticity of your sea escapades!


Onboard amenities ensure every need is met, enhancing the bespoke luxury experience:

  • Gym equipment: Free weights, Yoga mats, Massage table, and a Fold-up treadmill
  • High-speed Wi-Fi access
  • Embellishing Jacuzzi on the sun deck for relaxation


The crew aboard this yacht is led by Captain Thacher Dodge, an American national with a treasure-trove of maritime experience, supported by a team dedicated to creating unparalleled yacht experiences:

  • Chef Quentin Scott: Specialised in transforming fresh, local produce into culinary masterpieces
  • Chief Stewardess Michelle Cronje: An adept at crafting memorable experiences with a passion for hospitality
  • Ryan Sperzel - Mate: Young and vibrant, keeping the adventure alive whether on-board or in the water

Each team member is handpicked to ensure they deliver high-standard services and contribute to an exceptional yachting adventure.


Main Deck:
Master Stateroom with King bed and his and hers en suite

Lower Deck:
Double cabin with King bed and shower room en suite
Double cabin with 2 x twin beds and shower room en suite
Convertible cabin with King bed convertible to 2 twins and shower room en suite

What is the cabin arrangement of BLACKSHEEP?

  • 2 Master cabins
  • 2 Twin cabins


Master Stateroom
Master Stateroom
  • Weekly price:
    $80,000 - $90,000

    Low Season | High Season

  • Length: 123'
  • # of Guests: 8
  • # of Cabins: 4
  • Builder: Palmer Johnson
  • Consumption: 70 US Gall/Hr
  • Cruising Speed: 15
  • Max. Speed: 21
  • Built Year: 2009
  • Refit: 2023
Master Ensuite
Master Ensuite

BLACKSHEEP Yacht Charter Price

# of charter days Base Price APA (deposit for provisioning, fuel, docking fees, etc) Total Note
14 day charter 160,000$ to 180,000$ 32,000$ to 54,000$ 192,000$ to 234,000$ Discounts outside the main season are common.
7 day charter 80,000$ to 90,000$ 16,000$ to 27,000$ 96,000$ to 117,000$ Standard charter rate, base for all calculations.
3 day charter 40,000$ to 45,000$ 8,000$ to 13,500$ 48,000$ to 58,500$ The usual formula is the 7 day charter rate divided by 6, times the number of days (3).
Boat policy might differ.
80,000$ / 6 * 3 days = 40,000$

All prices are generated by a calculator and serve as a guide for new charterers. Any additional information of the Price Details section has priority over above. Availability is always subject to confirmation. Gratuity not included for it's discretionary character, usually 5%-25% of the Base Price.

Price Details

Price from: $80,000

High season rate: $90,000

Price Terms

Plus Expenses

BLACKSHEEP Yacht Charter Locations

Summer Season

Winter Season


Nude: Inq
Crew Pets: No
Special Diets: Inq
Kosher: Inq
Gay Charters: Inq
YachtNudeCharters: Inq
Crew Smokes: Inq


Guests: 8
Maxspeed: 21
Draft: 6
Cruising Speed: 15
Helipad: No
Ac: Full
Ac Night: No
Built: 2009
Cabins: 4
King: 2
Twin: 2
Electric Heads:


BBQ: 0
AC: Full
Cruising Speed: 15
Max Speed: 21

More Specifications

Flag: Bahamas
Homeport: Bahamas - Bay Street Marina
Resort Course:
Yacht Permit: 0
Yacht License: 0
Yacht Mca: 0
Yacht Insurance:

Diving Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only

Dive Info: *Rendevous Diving Only
Communication: Satcom & cellular communications facilities, VSAT, Wi-Fi internet access (Starlink Marine Grade)

Air Compressor: Not Onboard
Scuba On Board: Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only


Fishing Gear:
Fishing Gear Type:
Deep Sea Fishing:

Green Initiatives

Green Initiative:
Reusable Bottles:
Other Green Efforts:

Water Sports

Dinghy Size: 2019 32ft Edgewater with 2 x 300hp Yamaha Engines
Kayaks 1 Pax:
Kayaks 2 Pax:
Dinghy Hp:
Floating Mats:
Dinghy Pax:
Swim Platform:
Water Skis Adult:
Boarding Ladder:
Water Skis Kids:
Sailing Dinghy:
Jet Skis: 2
Beach Games:
Wave Runners:
Snorkel Gear: 14
Underwater Camera:
Underwater Video:
Wake Board:
Paddleboard: 2
Sea Scooter: No

Other Entertainment

Gym equipment:
Free weights
Yoga mats
Massage table
Fold up treadmill


Crew Information

Crew of BLACKSHEEP|Captain Captain

Crew of BLACKSHEEP|Chef Chef

Crew of BLACKSHEEP|Chief Stewardess Chief Stewardess

Crew of BLACKSHEEP|Second Stewardess Second Stewardess

Crew of BLACKSHEEP|Mate Mate

Crew of BLACKSHEEP|Deckhand Deckhand

Captain: Thacher Dodge

Thacher Dodge - Captain
Nationality: American

Captain Thacher, at the helm of Motor Yacht Blacksheep, brings a wealth of diverse experiences and a passion for the sea to his role. Graduating with double majors in Art History and Fine Arts from George Washington University, Thacher holds a 500T License with QMED certification from USCG and American Sailing Association endorsements.

Hailing from Connecticut and New York, Thacher's upbringing was steeped in maritime traditions. His journey began at Salisbury Boarding School, where he excelled in sports like lacrosse, soccer, wrestling, football, and rowing. His prowess in rowing led him to the US World Championship rowing team in high school, competing in Prague, Czech Republic. Thacher continued his athletic pursuits as a college D1 rower at GWU while spending his winters in Palm Beach and summers sailing along the New England coastlines.

Captain Thacher's love for the sea was nurtured by his grandfathers, one a founding member of Conanicut Yacht Club in Jamestown, RI, and the other a lobster boat owner in Maine. He honed his sailing skills at the Casio in North Haven, ME, and gained valuable experience teaching sailing at Cape Cod Sea Camps and working at The New York Yacht Club.

After college, Captain Thacher embarked on global travels before finding his calling in the yachting industry. He has since worked on well known charter yachts like King Baby, Laurel, and Horizon 2, fulfilling his dream of becoming a captain and crafting exceptional charter experiences for guests. He envisions creating a haven aboard M/Y Blacksheep where guests can escape the routine of daily life and immerse themselves in unparalleled experiences. His extensive travels, from San Diego to the San Juan Islands and St. Lucia to Maine, have honed his expertise in navigating diverse waters.

In the words of Marcus Aurelius, "A man's worth is no greater than his ambitions." For Thacher, this quote epitomizes the essence of striving for excellence and delivering exceptional experiences to all who come aboard Motor Yacht Blacksheep.

Quentin Scott - Chef
Nationality: Bahamian

From the early days of his childhood, Quentin Scott was destined for the culinary world, his innate passion for the art of cooking evident even in his formative years. Fueled by a relentless curiosity and love for the science behind culinary creation, Quentin's journey led him to the Bahamas Hotel Training College, where he eagerly enrolled in the Apprenticeship Programme.

During his time at the college, Quentin's culinary prowess flourished as he delved into the intricacies of the craft. The allure of culinary creativity, the harmonious symphony of diverse ingredients, and the artistry of culinary expression captivated him. His dedication and unyielding work ethic did not go unnoticed, earning him recognition from industry luminaries.

Upon completing his apprenticeship, Quentin was sought after by top hotels in the Bahamas. Opting to join the culinary team at Atlantis, he honed his skills for exquisite five-star dining. However, a compelling opportunity to expand his knowledge and expertise presented itself, leading Quentin to the British Colonial Hilton as a Sous Chef. There, he delved into the operational intricacies and financial acumen required for a successful culinary venture.

Keen to explore further, Quentin ventured into the realm of standalone restaurants, leveraging his education, experience, and innate charisma. Subsequently, he became an integral part of the esteemed Four Seasons team, offering him a global platform to share his culinary expertise. His journey took him to diverse locations, including the Exumas, Bahamas; Grand Anse, Grenada; Dublin, Ireland; and various parts of the United States of America.

The transformative experiences in the USA and Grenada profoundly altered Quentin's perspective on fresh ingredients, emphasizing the essence of farm-fresh produce and locally sourced components. Armed with this newfound understanding, Quentin masterfully transformed the bounty of farm-fresh, morning-picked fruits, vegetables, meats, and fish into gourmet masterpieces. His culinary creations reflect not only a commitment to quality but also a nod to the rich legacy of farm-to-table dining, bringing a fresh and innovative touch to the gastronomic landscape for a new generation.

Michelle Cronje - Chief Stew
Nationality: South African

ntroducing Michelle Cronje, a 24-year-old adventurer whose heart beats in rhythm with the ocean's waves, and whose passion for hospitality shines as a seasoned Chief Stewardess. Michelle is a maestro in crafting unforgettable experiences for yacht guests, bringing a blend of dedication to service and an impeccable eye for detail to every voyage.

Beyond her professional prowess, Michelle is a true ocean enthusiast. Fearless in her pursuit of underwater exploration, she dives into the depths with unbridled enthusiasm. Equally adept in the art of fishing, she casts her line into the open waters, creating moments of excitement and connection with the sea. Michelle's connection to the ocean is profound, and her love for vibrant coral reefs beneath the waves is matched only by her skillful navigation of fishing adventures.

With a zest for life and an indomitable spirit of adventure, Michelle seizes every opportunity to explore new horizons. Her enthusiasm for travel and her knack for creating indelible memories make her a formidable presence, both in the world of yachting and the great outdoors. Join Michelle on her journey as she continues to navigate the seas, sharing her love for diving, boxing, and the thrill of discovery with the world.

Michelle, alongside the Blacksheep family, is dedicated to ensuring that every moment is a wonderful adventure, filled with the highest quality of service. Embark on this journey with Michelle, where the seas become a canvas for unforgettable experiences.

Kala Pretorius - 2nd Stew
Nationality: South African

Kala Pretorius, born in South Africa and raised in the beautiful little town of Stellenbosch, is a stewardess with a deep-rooted passion for design and art. Her journey in the world of yachting began with a desire to explore and experience the wonders of the globe. Drawing upon her educational background, Kala pursued her studies in Textile Design and further sharpened her skills by studying Fashion Design. This educational foundation laid the groundwork for her meticulous attention to detail and sophisticated sense of aesthetics. With aspirations of becoming an exceptional Chief Stewardess later in her career, Kala is driven to continuously advance her yachting career. She is committed to fostering a welcoming environment for all tho's license.

Ryan Sperzel - Mate
Nationality: American

Ryan Sperzel is a dynamic individual who has already made waves in his young life. At just 21 years old, he has found his passion as a Mate on a luxury yacht, navigating the high seas with skill and precision. Ryan's love for the water extends beyond his career, as he's an avid fisherman and boating enthusiast having been surrounded by water since early childhood in Cape Cod. Whether it's casting a line to reel in the big catch or cruising on the open water, he finds solace and adventure in the waves. But Ryan's adventurous spirit doesn't stop at the shoreline. He's also a dedicated hunter and dirt biking enthusiast, constantly seeking new challenges and thrills on land. When he's not exploring the great outdoors, you can find him swimming laps in the pool, a skill that once earned him victory in a swimming competition. One of Ryan's most notable achievements is obtaining his captain's license, a testament to his commitment to his profession and his ability to lead on the water. With a bright future ahead, Ryan Sperzel is poised to continue his journey of exploration, adventure, and success.

Ryan Batt - Deckhand
Nationality: South African

Ryan Batt, a dedicated deckhand hailing from Cape Town, South Africa, commenced his journey in the yachting industry at the age of 19, and, at 22, he continues to thrive in this maritime realm. His heart has always belonged to the sea, finding comfort and inspiration in its vastness. Beyond his duties on deck, one can often find him perfecting his golfing skills and embarking on journeys to explore new destinations. Having traveled through various waters, Ryan consistently strives to surpass expectations, contributing his best to the crew and guests in every endeavor.


    Price Terms: Plus Expenses

    Price from $80,000/week

    High season $90,000/week

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