Designed by renowned architecture firm VPLP (winner in 2010 of the prestigious Manley-Bendall Prize by the French Naval Academy and winner of the "1999 Most Innovative Superyacht" and designer of the best racing yachts in the world) Maitai (ex CHE) was given a full technical and design refit by its new owner in 2011. Maitai has unique style, which is modern and very chic! On board, the collection of original works of art sets the tone. Paintings, sculptures and furniture designs of Alexander Calder, Auguste Herbin, Martha Botto, Philippe Stark and Ross Lovegrove are together with modern conveniences such as iPads & iPods in the cabins and the salon, a Wii games console large screen television and DVD player with 300 movies available in each cabin. Bed and bath linens and accessories come from the House of Herms, the crystal stemware from Baccarat, and cutlery from Christofle. Every detail has been considered to create a high level of quality, beauty and style. MAITAI provides sumptuous & luxurious, roomy and very comfortable accommodations completely air conditioned through out her interior. The crew will make each day of the holidays a very pleasant one: varied and colourful cuisine, thoughtful service, possibility to enjoy various activities such as fishing, diving or quite simply sipping a cocktail, surrounded by a sublime panorama. With elegance and a perfect finish of every interior detail she is offering an exceptional comfort and service; 4 crew members ensure to their guests the ultimate attention and service on board that will guarantee a wonderful vacation.
The starboard hull offers multiple layout combinations; 2 double beds easily split into 4 twins if needed for teenagers or singles, one cabin offers a triple accommodation with an additional pullman (child size) and additional cabin which has upper & lower berths (length 1,85 x 75 meters).
Seadoo scooter rs1, 4 dive tanks for rendezvous diving, 4.2m Inflatable catamaran, 2 inflatable paddle boards + 1 hard 10'4" paddle board, Waterskis (adults and kids)
Captain: DAVIDE CASANOVA, 32 years old,
Languages: Fluent Italian and French, and with good spoken Spanish and English).
Diploma: Yacht master, diving instructor
Davide is a great communicator, loves the relationship with guests, is always smiling.
Expert dive instructor, catamaran lover, he has made Atlantic and Pacific crossings. On-board entertainer with cocktails skills plus sea toys- wake board, tender and ski.
Hobbies: freediving, underwater photography, surfing and kitesurfing.
Stewardess: Elena GRAS BERTRAND, 32 years old
Language: fluent Spanish and French, speaks well Catalan, English
Young and active, Elena spent her youth enjoying all aspects of the sea ; she started her career as a diving instructor in the med and then worked all around the world both in diving and Yachting. With great experience in the hospitality industries she will make you feel at home wherever you are� a busy port in the Caribbean or an isolated island in the middle of nowhere.
Chef-Stew: FABRIZIO GROSSI, 31 years old
Nationality : Italian
Languages : Italian, fluent English
Diploma : STCW 95 - DIPLOMA OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGER 100/100
Frabrizio is the new chef on-board. He grew up in Italy where he studied at a prestigious catering school to become a chef and has since worked in restaurants as far apart as England and Australia. As his greatest pleasure is to prepare appetising dishes for clients, he decided to work on boats to combine cuisine with travel and meeting international guests. ..read more
Fabrizio ensures food quality of the highest standards and he is always ready to respond to the needs and food preferences of his guests.
Deckhand: Renaud BUY , 33 years old
Language: French and English
Diploma: Captain 200
Aged 33, Renaud has sailed since an early age and has owned his monohull for 6 years.
He worked as an engineer in the gas and nuclear industry for many years but despite having a very good professional career, his heart belonged to the sea and sailing yachts. This hobby became a profession in 2015 when Renaud obtained his captain’s diploma and completed a season on PEN DUICK, the famous classic yacht owned by Eric Tabarly. He also worked for a few months on S/Y ATMOSPHERE, a Perini 53 meters. He has logged over 9,000 miles crossing oceans and sailing seas on various boats.
He has now turned his attention to larger yachts where he can combine sailing with his engineering skills, on board MAITAI.
Renaud is a very likeable person and takes pride in maintaining the boat and ensuring care-free holidays for guests.
The 4 of them quickly has established a strong team spirit and look forward to welcoming you on board.
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.
Hours required between charters: 72 H
Contact us for rates and current availability or to book a charter aboard Maitai!