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A perfect blend of luxury and adventure...

Welcome aboard

With comfortable cabins, private showers, and an open layout, Abby — a Leopard 50 luxury catamaran — is the ultimate setting to truly unwind in the pristine British Virgin Islands.


Your crew's thorough knowledge of the British Virgin Islands translates into experienced attention to detail in your itinerary. Sail between islands, lounge on the beach, or explore colorful coral reefs. Linger over long walks on secluded beaches, sip cocktails in charming bars like the Soggy Dollar and Foxy's, and sandy restaurants like Cooper Island Beach Club and Saba Rock. Visit the Anegada beaches, jump off the Willy T, and play yard games in the sand at the B Line. Captain Richard and Co-Captain + Chef Shannon work diligently to ensure the comfort, safety, and enjoyment of every guest! 

You'll never forget days that start with a swim in the crystalline water and end on the top deck chatting with your friends and family under a blanket of stars. Life aboard Abby Normal To is a perfect blend of luxury and adventure! 

Catamaran features

  • Capacity for 8 guests    

  • 4 cabins with private showers 

  • Light, bright, open layout 

  • Forward trampolines and seating   

  • Lounge space with table                      

  • Upper viewing deck for early coffee and evening sundowners

  • Gourmet cuisine   

  • Starlink satellite internet

  • Audio system

  • 2 stand up paddleboards

  • 2 person sea kayak

  • Complete snorkel kits

"I have been in the travel industry for many years and have seen and visited many destinations. As a senior travel consultant I can guarantee you that this is a trip of a lifetime and Richard and Shannon made the difference!"

Our guests love Abby

Meet the crew: Richard and Shannon

Richard and Shannon Hallett are a married couple living an adventurous life as sailing professionals! The head of a sailing family, their two sons are also sailing professionals. Richard serves as captain, and Co-Captain/ First Mate Shannon is an incredible chef. Originally from South Africa and boasting seven years of experience as captains on 170+ charters in the BVI on multiple 48-50' catamarans, their knowledge, commitment to providing a five-star guest experience, and above-and-beyond care for your itinerary truly set the Abby Normal To experience apart. 

Richard and Shannon have been with Abby since day one, and they treat her with the utmost care. Captain Richard is happy to have company sitting next to him at the helm, explaining the processes while navigating across Sir Francis Drake Channel or a sunrise sail to Anegada. Shannon can teach interested guests how to anchor or hook a mooring ball. If you're not up for learning to sail, the boat has several areas perfect for relaxing in paradise. 

Adventures with Abby will take you to snorkel sites that are off the beaten path, to pristine beaches for lunch and a swim, or to explore . Shannon can set you up for island tours, scuba diving, or even a day diving for conch and making your own ceviche. 

Licenses: Richard Hallett- RYA/MCA 22697        Shannon Hallett-RYA/MCA 22698

Certifications: Richard and Shannon both hold certifications in safety and comfort — the UK RYA Yachtmaster and UK RYA Powerboat certification. Additionally, Shannon holds the UK Personal Survival Techniques certification, and Richard holds the UK VHF Shortrange Radio certification. ​

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