Bella Tu Description
BELLA TU is a 90´ (27.40m) Horizon Yacht recently built in 2019. This strikingly modern yacht includes five spacious cabins, outfitted in light and bright soft goods. Her full-beam master stateroom is located on the main deck, allowing for easy access to the many wonderful amenities onboard. This yacht offers a uniquely spacious layout, boasting three VIP staterooms all with queen berths. Additionally, this yacht hosts a fifth twin stateroom that is convertible to a king berth. Her main salon is enveloped in large windows, allowing for natural light to pour into the space. She also features a formal dining area hosting up to eight guests. Her aft deck seating area is plush and accommodating, boasting sweeping ocean views from every angle. On the sundeck, soak up the sun on a comfy lounger or grab a refreshing cocktail at the bar. For those who prefer to get their feet wet, head to the beach club for access to water toys such as a 16´ Zodiac RIB tender and multiple stand-up paddleboards. BELLA TU offers everything you need to hit the water and enjoy your private yacht vacation.
Cruising Area of Bella Tu
Bella Tu Crew Profile
JERRY PEARSON | Captain | American
Jerry Pearson was born in Miami, FL and raised in the suburbs of Fort Lauderdale. Being fortunate
to have grown up in a family that was highly involved in boating, he was exposed to the water from a
very young age. At the age of 9, he was fishing in Bimini on a 54´ Rybovich, which led to involvement
in competitive fishing tournaments. He very quickly fell in love with the lifestyle and knew that it was
what he wanted to spend his life doing. His family spent most of their summers fishing and traveling
the islands of the Bahamas. Jerry attended Florida State University, where he obtained a degree in
Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and Real Estate. He was also a member of the
Track and Field team during his years in Tallahassee. After graduation from college, Jerry returned
to South Florida to pursue a career in the yachting industry. Using the skills learned throughout his
lifetime, he obtained his first Captain´s position on a sportfish which allowed him to continue his
passion for fishing, diving and the outdoors. Jerry expanded his experience as a captain, running
multiple yachts throughout his tenure. Jerry´s enjoyment of showing guests new places and
experiences has allowed him to excel at his job as a maritime professional. Outside of boating and
fishing, he is an avid hunter, golfer and outdoorsman.
MARYKATE IIYANKPOFF | Stewardess| American
MaryKate was born in Key West and raised in South Florida. She spent much of her childhood on
the ocean boating and traveling with her family. Her first day on the water was her third day of life,
aboard her father´s lobster boat. At age five MaryKate cruised the Bahamas for the first time. She
spent most of her summers and any off time on adventures around the water. She studied at Florida
Atlantic University and graduated with a degree in Psychology. After graduation MaryKate became
an Elementary teacher at a school for special needs children. In the midst of her teaching career, she
was offered a summertime Stewardess position. After accepting this opportunity, she was
immediately drawn to the lifestyle that working in the yachting industry offers and she decided to
pursue it full time. Her love for the water and the marine industry makes her excel at what she does.
She loves to bring out the smile in her guests with her bubbly personality. On her time off she enjoys
spending time in nature; including boating, fishing, camping and traveling.
JESSICA FILKINS |Chef| American
Jessica enjoys cooking all types of cuisine. She specializes in catering to guests´ specific dietary preferences such as vegan, gluten-free, and keto. She is skilled in preparing food that tastes delicious, looks beautiful, and adheres to her high standards of quality, sustainability, health, and nutrition. Jessica also offers her services as a yoga teacher and energy healer on board the yacht as requested. She loves surfing, spearfishing, taking underwater photos, traveling, dancing, and hosting retreats. If you enjoy seafood, you may find yourself eating fish that Jessica speared herself! Jessica has had a lifelong passion for cooking. Her parents indulged her from an early age in baking and meal prep. Jessica grew up on Block Island and was homeschooled on her parent´s yacht in the Bahamas, learning to appreciate the finer art of catching, preparing, and presenting seafood. She graduated from Colorado College in 2011 with a BA in philosophy and psychology. In the summers she drove the launch on Block Island Harbor and worked at restaurants. Following an illness during her junior year of college, Jessica learned the value of healing herself through specific diets and alternative medicine. She became interested in the study of the gut microbiome and the science of treating food as medicine. In 2013 she attended the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and became a certified health coach. She subsequently started a turmeric herbal tea company called ´Jahmu´ in 2014 which she ran for 6 years. Her career as a yacht chef began in 2019. Since then she has cheffed on both sailing and motor yachts ranging from 50ft to 120ft in the Caribbean, Bahamas, and New England. Her experience in sourcing the freshest produce, meats, and seafood and treating them with reverence and uniqueness of presentation adds to her value as a chef. Her mission is to provide the best experience possible for her guests and for them to leave feeling well-nourished, satisfied, healthy, and inspired!
MICAH HERRON| Mate | American
Micah grew up in the deserts of Tucson Arizona. While backpacking in Hawaii, he came across a sailing youth hostel and he quickly fell in love with the ocean. With a very strong engineering mindset, he rose through the ranks as a crew and service technician. Boasting over 10 years in the industry, Micah loves taking new adventures and making new friends along the way, while striving to upgrade his captain´s license to 200-tons.
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Bella Tu Reservations & Port Locations
|Start Date||End Date||Details (Holds can be challenged)|
|Jan 27, 2023||Feb 15, 2023||Unavailable: Bahamas - Port TBD to Bahamas - Port TBD|
Bella Tu Rates / weekThe prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter.
Low price: $85,000
High price: $95,000
The high and low prices of this yacht depend on both the number of guests and the traveling season. Send us an inquiry for exact pricing.
Yacht terms: Plus Expenses
The price includes a professional crew operating your chartered yacht, but all running expenses such as fuel, tax, provisions and any other costs are extra. Calculate between 15-25% for a sailing yacht and 25-35% for a motor yacht on top of the given rate with an APA cash payment made to the ships agent or captain, who will keep an open tap and produce full accounts of all expenditures. Inquire for more information.
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