With Back and Upper DeckCan't you see yourself having cocktails and appetizers on the upper deck watching the sunset?
"Le Soleil" Grand Banks 42
"Le Soleil" Grand Banks 42
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
2 baths
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
2 baths
You won’t be charged yet

2 staterooms, 2 full baths, main salon, full galley with microwave, convection oven & refrigerator. Access to tv, wifi and full concierge service in the most beautiful marina in the Bay Area. How about catered appetizers and cocktails on the upper deck in the warm sun watching the sun set?

The space

Imagine yourself in a place that the world is on the other side of the dock gate. Warm sun, nice breeze, catered restaurant quality food and your own private concierge to cater to your every need. If you want to be by yourself, no problem. Give us a shopping list, we will have everything waiting for you. Find yourself on a 42 foot Grand Banks where you can leave your daily stress behind, and focus on what is important.

Guest access

Private concierge, restaurant quality menu, private shopper, maid service, drinking your coffee on deck watching the wildlife fly overhead. Bathrooms on the boat are full access, or you can use the heads and showers in the Harbor House.

Interaction with guests

I live in the marina and am available 24/7

Other things to note

No animals


Amenities
Essentials
Dryer
Breakfast
Cable TV

Prices
Extra people $15 NZD / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee $141 NZD
Security Deposit $296 NZD
Weekly Discount: 10%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 couch

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 12PM (noon)
Check out by 11AM

- NO SMOKING/NO OPEN FLAMES OR CANDLES: Smoking or candles are not allowed on any boat, or dock.
NO SWIMMING is allowed at any time.
ANIMAL POLICIES: No animals are permitted on any boat.
DRUGS: GUEST agrees that any tenant who is found using recreational or illegal drugs or allows others to use recreational or illegal drugs on the premises will be immediately denied continued occupancy at these premises.
MARINA RULES: Guest agrees to abide by rules of the marina
WIFI: High speed WiFi is available on all Yacht Suites boats.
BOATS CANNOT BE TAKEN OUT: Although, this is a boat charter, the boats at Yacht Suites cannot be taken out of the slip.
MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY- The maximum number of guests on the boat is detailed in your rental agreement. A fee of $10.00 per guest/night over the initial 1 guest will be charged.
NO DAILY MAID SERVICE – While linens and bath towels are included in the unit, daily maid service is not included in the rental rate.
PROPANE STOVES/OVENS – Propane stoves and ovens have been disabled on Yacht Suites boats due to insurance and fire issues. If you would like to cook on a stove top, there are induction stove tops with appropriate pots and pans for your use. Just request them.
GALLEY: All boats have a refrigerator, microwave, toaster and Keurig coffee pot. Some have a convection oven built into the microwave. There is also an ice machine at the harbor house that you will have access to.
HEADS (toilets)– All heads (toilets) on all boats can be used at anytime. Please only flush toilet paper and what ever you have eaten first in the toilet. No floss, wipes, paper towels or any other object may be flushed. It will compromise the holding tank system, and it will need to be rebuilt. You also have access to the private bathrooms in the harbor house.

SHOWERS – We welcome our guests to use the showers on all the boats. Although, most boats have 300 gallons of water, that may sound like a lot, it is not. Wet yourself, turn the water off, soap up then rinse off. If at anytime you think you are running out of water, just call, and we will fill the water tank for you.
GUEST assures us that their parties will observe all conditions and terms of this agreement as to maintaining the rental in good order and appearance and will conduct themselves in a manner inoffensive to neighbors particularly relating to loud noise.
GUEST assures that anyone in their party who violates any of the terms of this Agreement shall be immediately denied occupancy.
GUEST and/or members of their party shall not disturb, annoy, endanger, or inconvenience neighbors, nor use the premises for any immoral or unlawful purposes, nor violate any law or ordnance.
GUEST agrees that during the term of this agreement and such further time as he/she occupies the premises, he/she will keep the rental clean and free of trash, garbage, and other waste.


GUEST agrees to indemnify and save Yacht Suites and Westpoint Harbor harmless from all liability, loss or damage arising from any nuisance or harm made or suffered on the premises by the GUEST, members of their party or from any carelessness, neglect, or improper conduct of any persons entering, occupying or visiting the premises.

Yacht Suites and Westpoint Harbor do not accept any liability for GUEST'S and/or members of their party's personal safety during the rental period. It is particularly important that children are supervised at all times inside and outside of the property. Yacht Suites and Westpoint Harbor assume no responsibility for accidents. Guests are reminded to exercise care as to personal safety, and the safety of companions. Whenever possible, valuables should be left secure and out of sight.If for any reason, in the judgement of Yacht Suites and Westpoint Harbor, the boat becomes uninhabitable or otherwise unusable, or the boat slip becomes unable to be used, then, at the option of Yacht Suites every effort will be made to move the rental to another boat. If that is not an option, this agreement may be immediately terminated and all payments shall be totally refunded.


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

45 Reviews

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CricHQ User Profile
July 2016
This is the second time I have been hosted by Karen and it certainly won't be the last. Different boat this time and Le Soleil was comfortable and had all the creature comforts you could possibly want. The aft cabin is spacious and the bed comfortable and has en suite shower and separate heads. A TV with Netflix included was a rare treat during a busy week with little downtime and the boat also had a heater for chilly nights and a fan for hot ones. Super-fast Wi-Fi was a must for my busy schedule and the proximity to all the main Silicon Valley hubs could not be beaten. Karen is the nicest and most thoughtful person ever and I returned one day to find some freshly baked cakes on the side. At the risk of alienating her husband, I regrettably didn't get the chance to meet this trip; I totally adore Karen. She's just perfect.' Jan Simmonds

Bryan User Profile
May 2017
Staying on the boat was cozy, clean, unique, fun, and everything I wanted it to be!!! Highly recommended for anyone coming to the Bay Area--conveniently located and an incredibly unique experience. Looking forward to staying again soon.

Denis User Profile
April 2017
Quiet , cool , confortable

Jon User Profile
February 2017
Even though I was staying while on business, it was like a "mini vacation" to stay on a yacht. Karen made everything easy and I am hoping to come back with my wife and stay for a real vacation

Lena User Profile
January 2017
Simply the best. Best decision I made a little while back was staying on this yacht for work instead of hotels. Thank you Karen for the hospitality per usual (and the muffins + wine!!)

Maziar User Profile
January 2017
Great way to travel for business and stay someplace different.

Iain User Profile
November 2016
3rd time staying with Karen, and again a thoroughly enjoyable experience. I would recommend staying here without hesitation.

Redwood City, California, United StatesJoined in May 2015
Karen User ProfileKaren is a superhost.

With over 30 years in the hospitality business in the Bay Area, I have a vested interest in providing the best experience my clients could ever want.  My hospitality career started at the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco heading up the Banquets & Catering Department. A few years later, I left the Academy, and became the Director of Banquets & Catering for Spectrum Foods, a California based restaurant company with 16 white table cloth restaurants. In 2001, I opted to leave the corporate restaurant world, and opened my own catering company, Karen Gitter Catering and Events. I found my niche as a caterer that could cater restaurant quality food with professional catering staff to locations that had no services. I was the caterer on Alcatraz Island, Angel Island, Stinson Beach, Blue & Gold Fleet and Ocean Beach to name a few.

In 2004, I formed Blue Water Party Rentals. My mission was to bring customer service back to the rental business.  Wether you were renting for a small family gathering, or for a 200 person wedding, the same level of customer service applied for everyone.

During my party rental chapter, I discovered a personal need to give back.  I was able to hire Veterans from the VA Compensated Work Therapy Program to work in my warehouse, and also volunteered at the Second Harvest Food Bank of San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.  

Blue Water Party Rentals was sold in December 2013. 

Today I volunteer with  Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution, teaching people how to cook from scratch to eliminate obesity and type 2 diabetes. I am currently teaching clients at the Project WeHope in East Palo Alto, Girls to Women also in East Palo Alto, and Peninsula Family Services Senior Program in Redwood City. I work in partnership with Whole Foods Market Palo Alto, and Whole Foods Market San Mateo, and Whole Foods Market Redwood Cirty.

Since moving to the Bay Area from Connecticut over 30 years ago, I have lived on sailboats.  This way of life was not new to me.  I grew up sailing with my family on Long Island Sound.  After all us kids were out of the house, my parents took their Valiant 40 sailboat and cruised for 30 years.  My husband and I live in Westpoint Harbor on our Valiant 50 and sail every chance we get.

At Yacht Suites, I get to combine my love of boating with my experience in the food and hospitality world.  We offer a full concierge service to our guests. My goal is to make your stay memorable. Whether it is appetizers watching the sunset on the upper deck, a continental breakfast delivered, or dinner ready for you to heat up in the microwave after a busy day, all you have to do is request the service.

My personal goal: “To make a difference to just one person everyday”.

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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