|Guest cabin configuration:|
|1 King, 4 Queen (one can convert to twin) en-suite Cabins with AC|
|Children Allowed||Yes (Min. age: Swimmers preferred)|
|Home port||Mahón, Menorca, Spain|
King's Ransom is luxurious 76ft Matrix Yachts Silhouette catamaran, launched in 2008, with 5 guest cabins and 4 crew members.
King's Ransom has a very spacious master cabin forward with en-suite bathroom, Jacuzzi tub, separate shower and walk in closet. The four other queen guest cabins are all en-suite with individual A/C controls. One of the queen cabins can be converted to a twin cabin.
The Silhouette has a vast amount of living space with a huge cockpit and saloon area. The catamaran also has a great deal of deck room, including a large fly bridge and huge trampolines forward. Access to the water is easy from her twin bathing platforms.
King's Ransom is based in the Mediterranean’s Spanish Balearic Islands. The yacht and her crew are your ticket to great dining, relaxation, sailing and adventure in the Med!
Home port: Mahón, Menorca, Spain
Summer cruising area: W. Med - Spain/Balearics
Master en suite king cabin and 4 en suite queen cabins, one of which can be converted into a twin. All cabins have A/C and flat-screen TVs.
The master suite has a King size bed, settee, marble clad bathroom, spa bath, walk-in wardrobe, remote controlled blinds and panoramic view over the anchorage.
The four additional guest cabins have Queen size beds (one converts into a twin). Your crew have separate cabins, bathrooms and office.
Each cabin has been luxuriously appointed in wood and leather with ample storage cupboards. The beds are at knee level with walk around access and ensuite bath rooms with separate showers, wash hand basin, electronically operated toilets.
Indoor and outdoor speakers
42" LCD TV in Saloon
19' LCD TV and DVD player in all Guest cabins
26" LCD TV and DVD player in Master suite
Extensive movie and music library
5.9m (19 ft) Tender with 90 HP engine , Hobie Wave sailing dinghy, Hobie kayak (2 person) , Water-skis (Adults & kids), Wakeboard, Kneeboard, Tube, Deep sea fishing gear and tackle , Various sizes of mask, snorkel and fins , Ski vests , Floating sun mats, Beach toys, Noodles , Stand Up Paddle Board, SUP/WindSUP, Hot Dog towable for 5 people
Willem & Alexis
Captain Willem Nieuwelink
Willem hails from a small canal town in Holland where his family kept their sailboat tied to the dock at their home and has lived for sailing since he was a young boy. As a teenager Willem taught sailing in Greece & Mallorca as well as competed in dinghy racing on an international level where he collected multiple awards. As a fully qualified RYA Yacht Master Offshore, Captain Willem has an extensive list of credentials as a skipper with his well-rounded charter and yachting career.
Willem is an outstanding sportsman on the water and looks forward to taking guests waterskiing and wakeboarding or exploring the treasures under the sea as he is a certified PADI Dive Master. At sunset you can find Willem shaking up his favorite Espresso Martini cocktail other award-winning cocktails for his guests to enjoy.
Willem natural humor and personable, easy going nature are assured to give guests an unforgettable time aboard Kings Ransom. From the ‘champagne sailing’ to the creation of your own specialized itinerary, Willem will make you feel at ease, as he safely steers you to exciting destinations on King’s Ransom.
Chef Alexis Garrison
Alexis credits her culinary passion to her humble roots growing up in the American south where she would spend hours shelling peas at her grandmother’s house or catching blue crabs on the Gulf Coast with her grandfather. Her family owned restaurants and instilled her passion for food and creating culinary masterpieces for guests to enjoy...read more
Her love of sailing also began on the shores of the Gulf Coast of Mississippi where her Grandfather was the Commodore of the Yacht Club in Pass Christian and the family would frequently take overnight trips on their sailboat.
As a teenager, her family relocated to the US Virgin Islands where she discovered the world of charter yachts. Her experience working on a variety of vessels in many challenging environments around the world has allowed her to build a strong repertoire of regional cuisines.
Alexis is constantly revitalizing her culinary techniques by searching out unique courses around the world. Bread baking at a 100-year old Wheat Mill in the English countryside, a chocolate course with the Chocolate Society of Santa Monica in California, a Seafood course at the famed Okura hotel in Amsterdam and most recently she learned the baking secrets of Justin Gellatly the man behind the bread for the Royal Wedding of William and Kate.
A few of her signature dishes include, Beet Duo and Goat cheese terrine with EVOO and Cumin; Smoked Tuna Tartare with tempura Shiso & Passion fruit and Orange Blossom Vacherin. Passionate about your culinary experience afloat, she invites you onboard to a feast fit for kings!
First Mate Scott Payne
Scott is from the Isle of Wight, UK. Scott grew up in the seaside town of Seaview. Living a stone’s throw away from the beach he spent his time in and out of the sea developing his passion for water sports and has become an avid surfer, wakeboarder and paddleboarder.
Scott has gained skills from his many positions including working as a deputy boatman/powerboat instructor at a Yacht Club in the UK as well as being hands-on with a boatbuilding company working with the Royal National Lifeboats fleet. Scott is an outgoing crew member and his good-natured and enthusiastic personality will make your charter with Kings Ransom fun and safe.
Stewardess Rebecca Long
Rebecca is from the UK, born and raised on the Isle of Wight off the south coast. Growing up in a small seaside village Rebecca would spend her summers swimming in the sea and enjoying her family’s boat on day trips around the Solent. Combining her enjoyment of being at sea, her passion for travel and adventurous spirit has led her to her recent new career in super yacht hospitality.
Rebecca has experience in household management at a VIP estate in Saudi Arabia where her involvement with organizing luxurious events has helped her develop an exquisite attention for detail and high-end service. Her peaceful nature makes her a great addition to the Kings Ransom team. Rebecca enjoys making sure her guests feel completely welcome and relaxed when onboard.
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.
Contact us for rates and current availability or to book a charter aboard Kings Ransom!
The whole crew was incredibly friendly and fun to be with. They were fantastic at their individual duties. They made our trip a most memorable one. I could not imagine a better crew to be with for a week. They let us do whatever we wanted to and were very attentive to what we needed and did everything with a huge smile. We left there with 4 new friends.
King's Ransom far exceeded even our high expectations. It was like sailing a Ritz Carlton. It had tons of room even for our group of 9. It was kept immaculately clean and was incredibly comfortable. It took the waves very smoothly and had a very gentle roll at night. Fantastic.
We had three 5-star meals a day, plus snacks and apps. Niki is a very talented chef and to be able to prepare the quality of food we received on a sail boat is simply unbelievable. It was presented beautifully and we looked forward to every meal.
The great thing about it was that we woke up every morning and decided what to do and where to go. We enjoyed not having to work to some hard and fast itinerary that someone else set. We were free to go or stay where we were. There was no pressure from the captain to do or go anywhere, but he provided excellent information for us to make a very informed decision every day.
You did a fantastic job. I would definitely use Sailing Directions in the future.
Ken H, aboard Catamaran Kings Ransom sailing the British Virgin Islands
The answer to every question is the same: OUTSTANDING!
We all had a terrific experience, from booking through drop-off.
Bruce H, aboard Catamaran Kings Ransom sailing the Virgin Islands
Thank you very much for creating a very enjoyable atmosphere, your services were very professionally carried out and we cannot think of anything that yourselves or your crew could have done to improve the enjoyment of our treasured vacation.
Niki: the food quality, taste, services and presentation were excellent, you provided what we asked
for and gave us many options to choose from, perfect choices from a perfect chef.
Pete: based upon our day to day dealings, you are definitely a class act. You made us feel very much at ease, and secure in the knowledge that we were in very safe hands.
Thank you once again for giving all our family memories that will be treasured for the rest of our lives safe sailing, have a well-earned holiday back in England.
Chris C, aboard Catamaran Kings Ransom sailing the British Virgin Islands
King's Ransom is based from Tortola in the Caribbean's British Virgin Islands. Also available out of St Martin in the Leewards or St Vincent in the Grenadines. Please contact us for more details.