After extensive work and lots of paperwork with the USA and Cuban governments, ZEPHYRUS is excited to offer people-to-people educational exchange charters. Charters will commence in Key West and head to Cuba then return back to Key West 🙂


Zephyrus is a beautiful Oceanis 50′ which was totally refitted in 2011. She offers 3 guest cabins each with a queen berth and its on ensuite head and shower.

The yacht is fully air-conditioned for your comfort. Her main salon comfortably accommodates 8 adults for meals and lounging and is equipped with a TV, DVD, stereo and an iPod dock.

Her cockpit will set and dine 8 as well. She is equipped with a 12′ tender and is available for charter in the Florida Key’s and the Bahama Islands.

Charter yacht Zephyrus at sunset Charter yacht Zephyrus at sunset

Available in the Bahamas, Florida Keys, and South East Florida. ALSO available from Key West to CUBA! Other destinations may be available, please inquire for relocation fees.

Zephyrus offers exciting activities such as snorkeling, deep sea fishing, knee boarding, Paddle boarding and many more!

Other amenities on board include a hammock, noodles, deck chairs, deck showers, floating mats, bbq, ice maker and more!


Zepyrus' First Mate Chelyn & Captain Tim Zepyrus’ First Mate Chelyn & Captain Tim

Captain Tim holds a United States Coast Guard 200 ton Master Captain’s License with a Sailing Endorsement, though his training actually began in his childhood. He with his family, all avid sailors, have been sailing the ocean blue since he was about 10 years old.

Working in the charter industry as a professional captain for the past several years, he has experience abroad and in the Florida Keys. Tim is licensed to perform weddings.

1st Mate/ Chef Chelyn has been sailing professionally for 10 years in the charter business, making her no stranger to working on the sea, abroad and in the Florida Keys alongside Captain Tim.

She grew up boating and she is a Master Scuba Diver Trainer/ Instructor, as well as a First Aid/ CPR Instructor, her culinary skills gained from the restaurant and bakery business will assure our guests only quality dishes aboard the S/V Zephyrus.
CPR Instructor, Scuba Instructor.


Charter yacht Zephyrus Charter yacht Zephyrus

Her regular year round rate is $7,500 – $9,500 for 2 – 6 guests.

Cuba rate is $10,500 plus FL Keys sales tax of 7.5% plus bar and plus shore side expenses.

Charter rate includes 3 meals per day on the boat or picnic lunch packed for excursions.

Clients can opt for meals ashore at their expense if desired. Charter is from Key West to Cuba and back to Key West


Contact us for more information or booking!