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Sailing Yacht Takapuna, 112ft, 8 guests based in Antigua, Caribbean Leeward Islands

Weekly Charter Rates

From
$42,500 (2 passengers 7 nights)
To
$42,500 (8 passengers 7 nights)*
*Price range is subject to change. Please Contact Us for pricing for various party sizes, number of nights and seasons. Best price guarantee: We endeavor to offer the lowest prices available and will always match lowest rates. We accept Visa, MasterCard and AMEX, no fees.

Specifications

Guests Cabins Length
8 4 112ft
Designer Valdettaro Shipyards, Italy
Built 1994
Children Allowed Yes
Children Min. Age 10
Home port Falmouth Harbor, Antigua, Caribbean Leeward Islands
Scuba Rendezvous only
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Sailing Yacht Takapuna Overview

Powerful, luxurious and spacious, 112ft Takapuna offers high adventure and excitement plus an amazing amount of interior and deck space to lounge, dine, sunbathe and dance under the stars.

Staffed with a world class crew of 5, no details are overlooked and service is truly five star. She is equipped with numerous water toys and a fabulous walk down stern for easy access to the water or the tender.

The crew will customize your vacation to include any combination of activities or relaxation to satisfy your desires and exceed your expectations. The crew is fun-loving, with diverse backgrounds to help create singularly enjoyable memories that will keep you coming back time and again.

This yacht was once owned by Pamela Stephenson and husband Billy Connolly and they took her on a grand adventure in the Pacific chasing the history of Pamela's great-great-grandfather's mysterious disappearance in 1891.

Takapuna is available for charter in the Caribbean Virgin Islands and will also consider other destinations in the Caribbean.

Ports and Available Cruising Areas

Home port: Falmouth Harbor, Antigua, Caribbean Leeward Islands
Summer cruising area: Croatia

Accommodation

1 Master Queen suite with his and her baths, DirecTV, DVD & radio

3 Queens suites which can also convert to Twins all with ensuite baths, TV, DVD & radio

Built to Lloyds A1 Maltese Cross Specifications and maintained to

Marshall Islands Category 2, Private Commercial, safety standards

Amenities

Air Conditioning: Full
Salon Stereo
Salon TV
Deck Shower
Hair Dryer
Board Games
Sun Awning
Ice Maker
Other entertainment: <UL>
<LI>Main Salon: 42" TV, DirecTV plus server with 2,000 movies-avail throughout boat via WiFi for guests to watch on laptops
<LI>Master cabin: DirecTV, DVD & Radio
<LI>Guest cabins: TV, DVD, Stereo
<LI>Deck: Hi-FI sound system with iPod hookup, wetbar, refrigeration, icemaker and 2 deck chairs
<li>Sun deck cushions on forward deck
<li>Large amounts of deck seating for lounging and dining
<li>Plenty of room for dancing if the mood should strike
</ul>
Communications: Wireless internet broadcast aboard when available from shore.

Water toys

WakeBoard
2-Man Kayak
Adult Water Skis
Tube
Fishing Gear
Fishing Type: Deep sea trolling
Fishing Rods: 2
Dinghy: 17' RIB 2013
Dinghy Outboard HP: 115HP
Other equipment includes:

(2) Diving Scooters, (2) Deep sea rod/reel sets, (2) Stand-up paddle boards,


Meet the Crew

Alan Kelly

Captain Alan Kelly

ALAN KELLY

Date of Birth: 13 Nov 1981

Nationality: Irish

Languages: English/ Spanish

Health: Very Good/ Non Smoker

YACHTING EXPERIENCE

Oceana 23m Nov 14 to Dec 2015

Captain

Running this private vessel for a respectable family for over a year. During my time I took full

responsibility of managing this yacht and a team of two deckhands. All maintenance, repairs,

accounts, documentation, contractors & all aspects of navigation and security handled by me.

Regatta Crew July 15 to Jan 2016

Participated in local regattas on a monthly basis helping out local yacht owners to race

Sea Breeze 29m Aug 2013 to Oct 2014

Captain

Navigating and managing this very busy charter & private yacht in the Balearic Islands. Maintaining

all systems on board also the safe manning of the yacht, 4 crew members and 8 guests at all times.

Nega 25m Oct 2012 to Aug 2013

Captain

Delivered this yacht from Italy to Palma de Mallorca December 2012 for a refit that included a full hull

and superstructure respray. I oversaw modification of her engineering to a manageable condition. I

took on major works, changing the exhaust to a more suitable position creating the space lost during

her build, generator services, all salt water toilets s w i t c h e d to fresh water, all sea cocks, painting..read more

and varnish works. Above works carried out by my team and me. Delivered yacht from Palma to

Ukraine (Black Sea) for winter.

Anemo 34m Sail Yacht Jan 12- Oct 2012

Captain

I took up this position as a seasonal Captain to manage and navigate this yacht privately for its

owner. A busy programmed yacht with 5crew and 6 guests at all times. I delivered this yacht to

the destinations planned by myself and the owner successfully during her 7 month cruising

schedule. .

HD 33m Sail Yacht Dec 2009 Dec 2011

Captain

Full management of this semi large motor yacht for private use and charters. Full responsibility of

yacht and charter sales from planning and execution of cruising grounds to charter knowledge of

contracts, advertisement and publication for sales. Crew of 7 in total

Allison, 30m M Yacht Jan 08/Nov 2009

Captain

Undertaking all duties, including safety & navigational duties, engineer duties, tender

Driving, security, guest runs, Preparation of toys & fishing equipment etc. occasional basic

Engineering duties

Private Yacht DELIVERIES Jan 2007/Dec 2007

Captain

Delivering private yachts for my clients to all over the world. Yacht brands delivered ranged

From Swans, Oysters, Beneteaus, Jeanneau, Grande Soleil, Sunseeker, Fairline, Pershing, Riva

Trips included the Caribbean, UK waters & All Mediterranean and Trans-Atlantic crossings.

Classic 25m Racing Gaff Rig Feb 2006/ Nov 06

Captain

Maintaining this racing yacht to a very high standard, Preparation, Varnishing, painting,

Accounting & coordinating a crew of 12

Other Work Experience

Dock Master for a local Marine: preparing and selling charters of 22 sail yachts for the

season and managing a team of 15 crew. When short of Skippers I would take clients

for their chartered week.

RELEVANT SKILLS

Project managing, Human Management & Leadership Skills, Communication, Yacht construction,

Technical knowledge of motor and sail yachts, Organization skills, Maneuvering yacht with great skill,

Accounting, Computer literacy. Systems repair & Upkeep knowledge, painting, varnishing, gelcoat

& fiberglass repairs. Diesel engine knowledge and maintenance

YACHT QUALIFICATIONS

MCA OOW course completed ( GMDSS, EDH)

MCA/RYA Yacht Master (Commercially endorsed)

MCA AEC

MCA GMDSS GOC License

MCA (STCW 95) Basic Crew Training

Powerboat Level 2

Chef TBD

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Availability for Takapuna:

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.

Upcoming 12 Months Reservation Calendar:

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Reservation Calendar with Port Locations:

Unavailable: Tuesday, 15 November 2016 to Sunday, 30 April 2017: Unavailable: Mediterranean Coastline* to Mediterranean Coastline*
Unavailable: Thursday, 1 June 2017 to Friday, 30 June 2017: Unavailable: Eastern Mediterranean* to Eastern Mediterranean*

Hours required between charters: 48

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Contact us for rates and current availability or to book a charter aboard Takapuna!

New Years 2014-2015
Thank you Marco, Robyn, Monica, Murray and Joseph. Utter perfection! Your thoughtful, informative, humorous and caring ways and attention to detail made it a dream vacation. Marco thank you for always being ready with a great story and ideal suggestions for awesome experiences. Robyn you are a chef extraordinaire! Every meal was delicious and beautifully presented. Monica your sweet smile and kind ways made us feel at home. You all are such great friends and great company!! We loved every moment aboard with you!

With Love,

Kim, Mac, Jacqueline, Victor and Macawley
XoXo
New Years 2011-2012
We were really pleased -- the staff were courteous, went out of their way to please, and Captain Marco certaintly knew the area very well.
Their supply of sea-sickness pills was a massive result! The food was great and well-balanced and the cabins were kept very nicely. In fact, they all worked non-stop -- I think it rather put Rob off the idea of EVER buying a boat rather than chartering one! My kids really enjoyed the inflatable chariot and the fishing and also (slightly bizarrely), the Molton Brown toiletries!
It was a great charter experience and also, a great choice of boat/crew for a large family.
Cheers, AL
Our Perfect Family Vacation
"The perfect family vacation. A joy from the minute we boarded! Thank you for a wonderful vacation."
Friendly Hospitality
"Thank you for a great family vacation. Your friendly hospitality gave our family the time together that we rarely get to experience in our busy lives..."
May Charter
The trip was wonderful can't say enough about the boat and the, accommodations, amenities, food, cruising locations, and fabulous crew personalities made this a wonderful vacation!
Wonderful Kid Friendly Week
"Thank you so much for this wonderful week. You made it so easy for the kids to feel comfortable in this new environment - and us too! Everyday was so much fun and filled with such great adventures. We got such a great taste of what the BVI have to offer. Thank you, too, for the most amazing meals. Each one was better than the last. You guys are the best! We can't wait to come again."
Extra Ordinary Crew - BROKER REVIEW
"This is not your ordinary "great charter review" letter - this is an acknowledgement of the super heroes who pulled out all stops and gave 250% to make a charter happen. I with that [broker name] had enough volume to totally fill their calendars as a measure of our gratitude. Here's the scene ...[the crew] willingly took on the charter, which meant a 700-mile roundtrip sail to do a 4-night charter... now that is pretty extraordinary ...

These are the kinds of crews that we all want to worth with... the ones who are committed to being part of our team... doing unreasonable favors for the sake of one client having a great charter... if I hav a choice in which yachts to book, I'll go for the ones with the can-do attitude.

By the way, I have had a superlative reviews for this crew... they are those kind of crews that can deal with whatever/whoever you give them. I am most grateful to them and recommend them heartily!"
Nice Crew
"We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves from the word go. We couldn't have asked for a nicer crew and have felt very well looked after."
The Best Time
"I couldn't imagine a better time for my first sailing vacation... You made this such an incredible trip for all of us and we will definitely be back again very soon... Thank you for all the great food, beautiful boat, and for taking such good care of us".
Amazing \'Get Away\'
"Thank you for an amazing 'get away'. The sailing, views and good food would have been enough to call this trip a success but your attention to detail created an adventure for our family. We truly appreciate the interest you took in all four of our children and the comfort and relaxation provided for my husband & me".

sailing itinerary Sample Itinerary

Takapuna is based in the Caribbean Virgin Islands sailing from St Thomas or Tortola. The yacht is also available from St Martin in the Leeward Islands and further south in the Grenadines, schedule allowing - please contact us for more information on availability.
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