|Guest cabin configuration:|
|2 Double, 1 Twin en-suite cabins with A/C|
|Built||2004 (Refit 2014)|
|Home port||Falmouth Harbor, Antigua, Caribbean Leeward Islands|
Marae, pronounced Mar-eye, is a 108ft Pilothouse Sloop and winner of "Best Sailing Yacht", International Superyacht Design Award, 2004.
The name Marae has origins from the native Maori tribe in New Zealand meaning a special meeting place for family and friends. With Marae's New Zealand construction by Alloy Yachts, the name is a natural fit.
This elegant yacht must be seen to fully appreciate. Marae offers plenty of deck space for guests to enjoy the sun and scenery, a swim platform for easy access to the water and a variety of toys including a laser dinghy, stand-up-paddle board and kayaks.
Aboard Marae, enjoy a relaxed, family atmosphere with all the luxury expected from a superyacht charter.
Marae is well known for her pretty lines and great sailing performance - we invite you to take the helm and try her for themselves!
On deck Marae has a private aft cockpit with collapsible hood and direct access to the master stateroom. This cockpit area is equipped with large cushions for lounging. A fold out stern section provides comfortable steps and a sturdy swim platform.
Moving forward are the port and starboard steering stations, followed by a covered center cockpit with U-shaped sofas to port and starboard and hi-lo table for dinner or cocktails. These areas can be converted to lounging pads.
Interior woodwork on Marae consists of stained walnut and is complemented by luxurious fabrics and crisp white linens, down duvets and down pillows in the staterooms. The upper saloon has a full wet bar with stools and a leather U-shaped sofa with coffee table that converts into a comfortable lounging area with panoramic views.
The main saloon offers guests comfortable sofas, coffee table and dining table seating six. Galley and crew areas are forward of the saloon and guest accommodations aft of the saloon.
The master stateroom is full width aft with private access to the aft deck. Centerline queen size bed, office and en-suite bath room. Roomy stall shower with built in seat. Private staircase from the master stateroom to the aft cockpit. Double guest cabin with en-suite bath room, stall shower and built in shower seat. Twin guest cabin with Pullman berth and en-suite bath room and stall shower.
Home port: Falmouth Harbor, Antigua, Caribbean Leeward Islands
Winter cruising area: Caribbean Virgin Islands, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards
Summer cruising area: New England
MARAE welcomes a maximum of 6 guests in three en suite staterooms.
The Master suite comprises a full-width bedroom with a centerline queen bed and direct access to the private aft cockpit which has a collapsible spray hood. It has an office and en suite bathroom with a roomy stall shower with built-in seat.
The VIP stateroom has a double bed and en suite bathroom with a stall shower and built-in seat. The Guest stateroom has 2 single beds, a pullman berth and en suite bathroom with a stall shower.
MARAE is fully air conditioned through out.
Crew has a separate companionway, heads and shower.
2 inflatable paddle boards, Floating island
Captain Frank Ficken
Offering a service that goes above and beyond the level of quality typical of a
luxury superyacht charter, Marae’s crew are what make a special charter
something extraordinary. Whether it’s waiting with cool towels after a warm walk
or anticipating your cocktail almost before you’d thought of it, the crew of Marae
pay attention to the very smallest details – so you don’t have to.
Carl Zaniboni CAPTAIN
With 25 years in the marine industry, Captain Carl harbors a versatile and competent set of skills. His years on the sea have encompassed busy charter yachts to being an ice pilot in the cold artic to his owned yacht with his family onboard looking for adventure. Carl can adapt to any environment providing service to only the highest of standards. His strong vessel, engineering and crew management skills ensure guests a safe yet exciting charter experience, leaving them with memories to last a lifetime! Carl was the Mediterranean’s 2002 Charter Captain of the Year and in 2005 his was the most chartered yacht in the Caribbean fleet. Guests can expect a fun, positive energetic experience when sailing with Carl.
Susie Weaver FIRST MATE
Susie grew up in Santa Barbara, CA with a father who was a yacht Captain/Engineer for 40 years and a mother who was a Yacht Chef. Susie spent the majority of her childhood holidays sailing around the Caribbean and South Pacific visiting French Polynesia, The Cook Islands, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu, and the Solomon Islands on her father’s ketch, experiencing at a young age what the world has to offer. ..read more
After spending over a year in the yachting industry as a mate/engineer, she enrolled at the International Yacht Restoration School in Newport, RI studying marine systems to further her knowledge in marine engineering. She also holds a USCG 100GT masters license and is PADI open water certified scuba diver.
Susie is onboard to keep Marae in ship shape and ensure smooth sailing on board. Susie is also the person in charge of Marae’s many toys. Whether you wish to race around in the Lasers, kayak, paddleboard, or use one of the towable tubes, wakeboards, or water skis, she will make sure everything is prepared for a fun, safe time.
Jess Strunk STEWARDESS
Jess grew up in Knoxville, TN where she developed her love of the outdoors through exploring the Great Smoky Mountains and spending her summers enjoying the neighboring lakes. She enjoys diving, cooking, nutrition, gardening, and teaching yoga in her free time.
After 10 years in the service and hospitality industry, Jess caught the travel bug and searched for a lifestyle where she could travel and work at the same time. In 2013 she set off on her yachting career, where her passions for meeting new people and adventure comes alive.
Her beautiful table-scapes, lavish cocktails, and first class service make our guests feel right at home. Her witty humor and energy-filled personality make her a perfect part of the Marae Crew. She can’t wait to welcome you aboard!
|Winter 2016 to 2017||$59,000 + exp||$0 + exp||$0 + exp||$0 + exp||$59,000 + exp|
|Summer 2017||$59,000 + exp||$0 + exp||$0 + exp||$0 + exp||$59,000 + exp|
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