|Guest cabin configuration:|
|4 King, 1 Twin en-suite cabins with A/C|
|Home port||Newport Harbor, Newport, New England|
Home port: Newport Harbor, Newport, New England
Winter cruising area: Caribbean Virgin Islands, Bahamas, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards, Florida
Summer cruising area: South America, Bahamas, New England, Florida, Alaska, Pacific NW, California, Mexico, Central America
Entering the salon from the aft deck, ASPEN ALTERNATIVE, provides and intimate and elegant setting. A grand Piano is found immediately to starboard, providing a convenient location for live entertainment for either the salon or aft deck.
Forward of the salon seating is the formal dining with seating for 10. Expansive windows and unobstructed views the entire main deck makes it impossible not to enjoy a 5 star meal. A commercial grade galley affords the chef every amenity expected.
Built for entertaining; the sundeck Jacuzzi seats eight. Expansive built-in sun pads are forward of the radar arch. Wet bar is to port and an additional dining area is centerline; the perfect place to enjoy the fresh catch prepared on the sundeck grill.
The on-deck, full beam Master Stateroom is impeccably finished with high gloss panels accentuated by light colored fabrics. The Master suite features a study, seating area, vanity/makeup area and a massive his/hers walk-in closets with separate dressing area. The Master bath has double sinks, a large soaking tub and separate shower with backlit onyx.
Guest accommodations are four staterooms below, three of which are King suites and another with two single sized beds, all with ensuite baths. All baths are appointed with exquisite onyx countertops and inlays on the shower walls and floors.
~ Main Tender 32ft 2010 Intrepid twin 300hp Mercury Verado's, ~ 2 x Jetski Seadoo,2016 GTR supercharged, ~ 2 x ISUP Paddle Boards, ~ 3 x Towable's Banana, ~ XPS Sector X 2 person tube, ~ XPS Titan 61 2 person tube, ~ 1 x S7TI Treadmill, ~ Power block dumbbell weight set, ~ Incline Bench, ~ 2 x mini fold out bikes, ~ Snorkeling Gear, ~ 2 x Kayaks Clear see-through 2 person, ~ Assend single person, ~ Jacuzzi, ~ 12ft rescue tender, ~ Kaleidescape movie library system, ~ Wakeboards, Wake surf, waterskis, and Kiteboarding gear
CAPTAIN: CRAIG ROBBERTS
Craig was born in Washington DC and grew up in the Northern Va., DelMarVa Peninsula area. He started
boating with his family before he could walk on the lower Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay. He moved to
Florida in 1972 where he took up sailboat racing. Captain Craig has held his 1600 ton license for over 30 years
and has travelled extensively as Captain aboard Vessels from 30 to 230.
FIRST OFFICER: MATHEW LITTLEJOHN (Matt) 31
Matt is from New Zealand and started his career building interiors of super yachts, spending many years
working on Trinity builds whilst based in Mississippi. From a young age he has also spent a number of years
doing competitive sailing in various classes of yachts. He is our Safety and Security Officer on board as well as
our First Response Advanced Fire Fighter. Matt enjoys travelling and his hobbies are everything ocean related.
He is also our photographer onboard providing great aerial shots!
CHIEF ENGINEER: MICHEL SHERWOOD (Red) 61
Red was born in Columbus, Indiana and has over 35 years in the industry. He started his career in open ocean
racing sailboats on an international scale. His mechanical engineering background led him to the marine
industry. He has his Masters license deck as well as his Chief Engineers ticket but feels more comfortable and..read more
challenged with keeping the ship in Bristol fashion. Red is a keen skier, enjoys big game fishing, diving and
spear fishing as well as playing golf and Aviation.
BOSUN: GORDON POLSON 25
Gordon grew up along the coast of South Africa, developing a passion for the sea. He graduated with a Bachelors of Commerce in Recreation and Sports Management whereafter he completed his Dive Masters and Yachting qualifications. He loves the challenge that yachting demands and is drawn to all aspects of the ocean,whether it be scuba diving, water sports, free diving or fishing. Gordon is our experienced Dive Master on board.
DECKHAND: SHAUN HUCKLESBY 23
Shaun was born and raised on the coast of Durban, South Africa and sailed along the coast of South Africa and
Mozambique since a young age. He was a lifeguard on Durbans beaches from 2009 till 2011 and is an enthusiastic surfer. Shaun spent 2 years on an exploratory fly fishing vessel in 2013 till 2015 and caught and tagged many Tarpon along the West African Coast. He loves to dive, fish and enjoys trail running when possible.
CHEF: SANDEEP JAYATHILAKA (Sanjay)47
Sanjay was born in SriLanka
although spent many years in Canada where he raised his family. He completed his Professional French Culinary in Art Training in 1996 and has over 20 years experience in private, charter and corporate motor yachts as a Professional Head Chef. Sanjay used to own and manage his own restaurant in Vancouver, Canada. He loves to travel and his work on board yachts as a Chef has taken him to most
countries around the world. He loves to watch cricket and is an avid supporter of his local SriLankan team!
CHIEF STEWARDESS: HEIDI SMITH 44
Heidi was born in Cape Town with an adventurous spirit. She left South Africa in 1996 and moved to London where she worked as an Executive Assistant in Blue Chip companies for over 6 years using her organizational and managerial skills. Whilst there she became a British Citizen. After managing a yacht delivery company for 1 year she entered the yachting industry in 2003 and has since crossed the Atlantic, sailed over 28 000nm, visited many countries and served aboard both private and charter yachts. Heidi enjoys the outdoors, keeping fit,travelling and cooking. Her enthusiastic, friendly personality will ensure guests feel welcome and cared for at all times.
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3RD STEWARDESS: RACHE GREEFF (Che) 21
Che was born in South Africa and after graduating from High School became a live-in childcare provider in Ohio. She started her yachting career in 2015 in the Mediterranean where she developed her love for travelling
and exploring. Che has a passion for working with people and enjoys the challenges that this industry has to
offer. She loves to cook and bake and often spoils the crew with her treats. Scuba diving and anything that gives her an adrenaline rush are high on her priority list.
Listed below are any confirmed reservations or unavailability, as well as current holds / options. Note: this calendar is not always 100% current. Please contact us for more information about available dates aboard this yacht.
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