Southwest Florida Yachts adds boat to sail charter fleet

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Southwest Florida Yachts has expanded its sail charter fleet with the addition of Escapade, a Beneteau 38 Sloop.

“If you’re ready for an escape to the islands, we have just the boat for you, your friends and family,” Barb Hansen, co-owner of Southwest Florida Yachts and Florida Sailing and Cruising School, said in a statement.

Escapade is spacious, comfortable and fun to sail. With two sleeping cabins, two heads and a pullout settee, she offers great accommodations for two, four or six sailors.”

Other features include a saloon dinette table, an air-conditioning system, cabin fans, a refrigerator/freezer, a two-burner propane stove with oven, a toaster oven, hot and cold pressure water system and a Magma propane grill.

Escapade also has a Yanmar 27-hp diesel engine, a Caribe 10.3 dinghy with accessories and a Yamaha 15-hp, 4-stroke outboard.

Electronics include a Raymarine ST70 autopilot and an ST60 with depth and speed/distance and wind instruments. She also has a Garmin 120XL GPS and a Standard Horizon VHF radio with digital selective calling, plus a Garmin 740 chart plotter with depth.

The entertainment package aboard Escapade includes an AM/FM stereo with CD player, a JVC TV and an Insignia 32-inch LED HDTV.

Weekly charter rates for Escapade are $3,509 during the winter and $2,808 in the summer.