Breanker

Marianne's Fresh Gourmet Food & Kristian's Irresistable Tropical Drinks

Food is a critical part of any vacation experience and our customers typically want something special & memorable. Fortunately Marianne’s father was a chef and she was brought up with a love and interest for cooking. Our extensive traveling has only served to broaden her culinary horizons and gourmet options, creating mouth watering delights. Marianne enjoys cooking with fresh produce and fruits and making her healthy meals from scratch. We of course cater to special dietary needs.

We also stock bottled water, juices, soft drinks and beer in our on-deck cooler and in the bar we carry a wide variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Standard bar is included.

Thank you so much for a wonderful week at sea. As this was our first time for such a trip, you made us feel at ease and most welcome the minute we stepped on board. You are both great hosts. Marianne, what a fabulous cook you are and Kristian a most accommodating bartender. It was a fun and relaxing week with any memorable moments. “Get out of our cove”!

Best wishes to you both and safe sailing.

Kent and Cindy

Take a look at just some of the items we serve to get a feel for the food that you too can experience. We think that it is part of a vacation experience to go out and sample some local food and drinks so we will be happy to recommend some of our special restaurants and bars on and off the beaten path.

Breakfast

Waffles with fresh berries
Caribbean french toast
Home-made banana walnut bread
Chocolate chip pancakes
Eggs & bacon
Warm croissants
Bagels with smoked salmon
Scrambled eggs with ham & tomatoes topped with green onion
Freshly brewed coffee (regular or de-cafe)
Regular or herbal teas

 

This has been one of our best family vacations ever. The sailing, the atmosphere and the company of the crew could not have been better. We have been pampered start to finish. The food has been outstanding and Kristian’s bartending was very accommodating. From the towels and linens to the great appointenents in the salon and cockpit – every thing made us feel special.

Thanks for giving us such a special week!

Bruce, Karen and Austin

Lunch

Seafood salad with fresh asparagus served in avocados
Marinated steak salad
Portobello picata with marinara sauce
Spanakopita with Greek salad
Smoked salmon & melon salad
Pasta with gorgonzola sauce

 

What can we say? The food, the bloody Mary’s, the crab Caesar salad? We had a blast! We were so relaxed and could not want for anything! All of our girls just chilled out and we drank and eat to our hearts content – Thank you so much for our perfect Spring Break 2009! We will be back – Loved it!

Amy

Hors d'oeuvers

Baked artichoke dip
Home-made graved lax
Crap dip
Cheese platter
Home-made hummus with pita bread
Baked brie cheese bread

 

Thank you for a wonderful and memorable week How great to get to know you both and share the pleasures of sailing and Marianne’s gourmet meals every day!

Lois

Entrees

Salmon in potato crust with fresh steamed asparagus and Hollandaise sauce
Grilled marinated pork tenderloin with potatoes au gratin and steamed vegetables
Poussins with basmati rice, red wine sauce and warm fruit salad
Rack of lamb Greenbrier with rosemary potatoes and steamed carrots
Sesame seed seared tuna with plantains, wild rice, and wasabi sauce
Grilled filet mignon with Hassel baked potatoes, steamed vegetables and Bernaise sauce

 

Marianne and Kristian what a week! Thank you for making our trip outstanding. We could not have asked for anything more. You thought of everything. The food was unbelievable and how amazed we were, when there was nothing out and then all of a sudden, out came a meal better than any fine restaurant. You took us to all the best spots in BVI. We had the best time with our old friends and our two new ones.

Thanks, Michael and Erin

Desserts

Blueberry cheese cake
Almond crepes with ice cream
Chocolate souffle
Fresh berries in Chambord liquor with whipped creme
Mango mousse
Hazelnut cake with panache
Key lime pie

Our first BVI experience and a memorable one. The trip far surpassed our expectations – from the blue water, the snorkeling and most definitely the food and service.

Julie and Tom

Marianne and Kristian. We had a wonderful time on Breanker the past nine days. After ten years of chartering in BVI we must say that Marianne is by far the best chef we’ve ever had! Your meals were a delight and we thank you enormously for the recipes. (The royalty check is in the mail). We loved the snorkel spots and especially the “Jacuzzi”! Thank you so much for the warm hospitality and sharing your home at sea with us. Wishing you good health and many great times with your grand kids.

Our very best regards, The Nobles, the Rogers, and the Morissons

 

More Guest Comments About Our Food...

To two fabulous hosts who felt more like family. You made me feel so welcome. The food and the company I give you all the stars in the sky. Thank you for such a wonderful voyage on the Breanker. Looking forward to next time J

Claudia

Kristian and Marianne. Thank you! Thank you for a wonderful adventure we will never forget. It has been wonderful to meet your smiling, welcoming faces and be able to eat such yummy food and see such beautiful places. We look forward to another sail with you in the future! Thank you!! J

Janiece (and Gary)

Dear Kristian and Marianne, thank you for making this trip so, so extraordinary! From the food to the smiles, I?ll remember this trip forever. Thank you for taking so great care of us. We will miss you both. Happy Easter, all our love.

Gary (and Janiece)

Thank you Kristian and Marianne for another wonderful vacation. You take such good care of us that we don?t want to go home! The company was delightful and the food delicious. We can?t wait to come back for another charter. We love you both.

Teresa and Tom, 4-time repeat customers

Well, we?ve had another wonderful trip?. with friends this time. Thank you so much for taking such good care of all of us ?old folks?!! Again we couldn?t have asked for any thing better?. food, hospitality, graciousness? all just right. Thank you especially for the lobster bisque and the wonderful lamb chops!! The only problem was we had to wait 6 weeks before we could be back onboard with y'all. Love to you both and wishes for a successful end of season.

Martin and Jodie, 22-time repeat customers

Dear Kristian and Marianne. Thank you so much for your kind hospitality. You two are gracious hosts who made us feel at home and so very welcomed. We have all had a wonderful time this week with ya?ll on Breanker and are so looking forward to seeing you again for another smooth sailing vacation. You two are such a wonderful team with great food, wonderful sailing and delicious blueberry cheesecake to boot! (Hopefully Scott can make it next time.)

Lisa, 2-time repeat customer

It?s a rather sad morning as we draw near to St. John to end another beautiful time with you both on Breanker. We?ve enjoyed our time with you again and hate to see it come to an end. You both are consummate hosts. Thank you for sharing your boat and yourselves with us. My favorite breakfast place in the world is the cockpit of Breanker wherever she may be anchored or moved.

Woody and Linda

Kristian and Marianne, from the moment we stepped onboard have been amazing! Our rooms were very comfortable and clean. The food was incredible?. Every meal was wonderful. Beautiful snorkeling and sailing was great. What we liked most was the personal experience with both you and Kristian. This was a once in a lifetime but hoping to do it again soon. Thanks so much for the great hospitality and experience.

Michael and Jennifer

Kristian and Marianne, where do I start? This has been a wonderful week. From the moment we stepped onboard our every need and want has been taken care off. All meals were wonderful, coves spectacular and the company was great! It will be extremely hard to step back into reality next week. Thank you for a wonderful trip!! We look forward to returning!

Michelle and Richard

Kristian and Marianne, It is hard to describe in words how wonderful this past week has been. It truly has been a dream vacation! Your hospitality and all your efforts to provide such an exciting and wonderful week is so appreciated! Our meals were delicious and served with such beautiful flair. 11 years ago Rex and I were in Tortola and saw boats like this in various areas we visited. It looked like the guests were having so much fun. Even with such a memory I could not imagine just how wonderful this week truly would be! It has been a trip of a lifetime!! Thank you!!

Rex and Susan