Eclipse 114 Description

Eclipse is a Couach 115-foot motor yacht. With 120 years of experience in shipbuilding, the iconic French brand is a leader of design, style and innovation. The hull design, conceived after extensive research and testing, insures comfort and safety regardless of weather conditions. The build was designed for charter and equipped with all required safety features. Interiors, designed by Frank Reynaud, feature fair trade polished teak and leather for a high level of elegance that is also family-friendly. The yacht is fully air-conditioned and features wifi throughout and independent satellite channels on each television so everyone is free to choose a preferred program. The main deck layout features a traditional dining room, a spacious living room, and a spacious salon with a unique, rotunda bay window on the afterdeck. Also on the main deck, an independent office fully equipped with all communication tools is available for those who must keep in touch. The wheelhouse, day head and professional kitchen are also on this level. There are five guest cabins positioned on the lower deck. One primary and two VIP staterooms and two guestrooms. Each has a private bathroom with separate toilet. All staterooms are equipped with queen beds. Large storage spaces can even accommodate bulky luggage. The most popular area on Eclipse is the spacious fly bridge. Open architecture allows for different areas defined by furnishings. The spacious dining arrangement includes u-shaped seating for eight, positioned around dual tables and facing the bar and grill. Further back and perfectly downwind during navigation, is the large Jacuzzi and sun top. Propelled by two MTU V 16 motors of 2400 CV each, Eclipse is able to reach a maximum speed of 33 knots, perfect for island hopping! Based in St. Martin, charter ECLIPSE and you can cruise to the best of St. Barths and Anguilla as well!

Cruising Area of Eclipse 114

Pref. Pick-upMarina Fort Louis , St Martin
Other Pick-upLeewards, Grenadines, St Barth
Summer PortSaint Martin, Leeward Islands
Winter PortSaint Martin, Leeward Islands

Specification

Length114 Feet
Beam24 Feet
Draft6 Feet
Built2005
Refit2019/2020
A/CFull
A/C NightYes
JacuzziYes
DeckshowerYes
Bimini TopYes
HairdryerYes
Num Hatch2 per cabi
Guest SmokeOutside only
Children AllowedYes
Min Child AgeAny Age
Inverter220v
Voltages220v
Water MakerYes
Water Capacity2,000
Ice MakerYes
Internet AccessOnboard WIFI
Generator2 x Kohler
Max Speed30 knots
Cruising Speed23 knots
Fuel Consumption150 US Gall/Hr US Gall/Hr
Range1000 miles
Turnaround48 hours or TBD
Engines2 x MTU V 16 motors of 2400 CV each 2 x Kohler 55 generators

Accommodations

Guests10
Cabins5
Crew5
Queen5
Showers5
Wash Basins5
TP in HeadsYes
Electric Heads5
Accommodation Details
All the cabins are equipped with queen beds.
Salon headroom: 6´8´
Cabin headroom 6´7´
All cabin beds are 6.5 x 5

Water Sports

Dinghy (Feet)Highfield
Dinghy Hp18 HP
Dinghy Pax3
JetskisYes
Snorkel GearYes
2-Man Kayak1
Floating MatsYes
Standup Paddle2
Swim PlatformsYes
Boarding LadderYes, hydraulic
Fishing GearYes
Gear Type2 fishing rods
Fishing Rods2
Deep Sea FishingYes
Other Toys
One jet ski Seadoo
Floating island
1 Tow Banana (hot dog/sausage)
The tube and sausage are towed behind the jetski/tender,
1 small inflatable dinghy

The fast speeds of Eclipse (cruising at 23 knots - top speed 33 knots) means no stabilizers are required, and the Captain will anchor in calm bays at night for the guest´s comfort.

Snorkel gear: masks, fins and snorkels for everybody.
2 stand up paddle boards
1x2 man kayak
1 Jetski
Fishing equipment for some sport fishing.
Swim noodles to assist and hold onto while swimming or snorkeling.
We do not have any other motorized watersports on offer, like skis and wakeboards.
Diving and any high-risk watersports are outsourced to outside operators and we are more than happy to organize anything guests want to do.

The swim platform provides a big area where guests can sit on camping chairs and soak in the sun. As well as various other areas on the vessel where people can lay and lounge around and get the golden Caribbean sun-kissed bodies that we living here often take for granted.

We have a 35ft Boston whaler for our main tender and a small 10ft rubber tender to get guests from the big tender to and from the beach.

Everything is provided onboard. From hair dryers for everyone to sunscreen. Bathrobes and slippers in the cabins and much more.
We do not carry hair curlers or straighteners, as this is more a very personalized piece of equipment.

The vessel is 220v and 60hz. Any electronic and electric equipment that anyone wants to bring, please check it will be compatible.
We can not take any 110v equipment. So, please ensure all electronics are rated 110v - 220v and 50Hz - 60 Hz.
We do offer conversion plugs to enable you to plug in American type plugs into the 220v European outlets.

The whole vessel is equipped with AC throughout.
The music system works on Bluetooth and can connect via the system to listen to your own choice of music. For outside we have a JBL big speaker, that´s Bluetooth as well that you can connect to.

Bathrobes, bathroom slippers, towels shampoos, and soaps are provided.

NOTE -If you need extra water toys to be aboard please ask and we shall try to accommodate!

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

ScubaYacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
Air CompressorNot Onboard

Entertainment

Salon Tv/DvdYes
Salon StereoYes
CDsBose sound
Board GamesYes
Other Entertainment
Bose sound system, wifi throughout the yacht.
Eclipse has one of the best internet systems available for streaming

Cuisine

Special DietsYes
KosherInq
BBQYes

Green Initiatives

Make Purified Drinking WaterYes
Re-Usable Water BottlesYes
Other Green Initiatives
Bio soaps

Eclipse 114 Crew Profile

Crew Number5
Crew SmokeNo
Captain
CaptainJaco Pieterse
NationalitySouth African
Born1971
SpeaksEnglish, Dutch, Afrikaans, French, and Italian
LicenseYM OCEAN 200 Ton Unlimited
Head Chef
Head ChefValerie Vincent
NationalityFrench
Born1996


CAPTAIN JACO PIETERSE:
Captain Jacobus Pieterse spent his childhood growing up grew up along the ocean and in the city in his native South Africa. He originally hails from Empangeni, which is a city in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, approximately 157 kilometers north of Durban, set in a hill countryside, overlooking a flat coastal plain and the major harbour town of Richards Bay which is 16 kilometers away,
A very friendly, easy going and accessible person, everyone just calls him JACO (pronounced Yako). Besides swimming, Jaco excelled at rugby and boxing as a youth. His love of the water moved him on to a yachting career, he now has 30 years of experience on the water, from chartering, diving, and delivering yachts, both power and sail.

Jaco is an easy to talk to person, who has a sense of adventure and relishes exploring new places. He spent a lot of time cruising the Indian Ocean, which he loves for its vast unspoiled areas. He arrived to Saint Maarten about 6 years ago and has been cruising the local waters there ever since. The area has become a home of sorts, and Jaco has designed interesting venues for all types of guests, depending on what they want to do, be it intensive watersports, horse back riding, touring, or just quiet pristine places to relax. He feels the service on board should tailor to the guest´s preferences. From a friendly casual atmosphere to a refined discreet silver service, Jaco will deliver what fits!

His motto is “Be honest and real to yourself and others”. His straightforward enthusiasm and attention to details ensures an excellent charter on board Yacht Eclipse!

CHEF VALERIE VINCENT:
Valerie grew up in Antibes, France, surely one of the most famous yachting towns in the world! Her guests can especially enjoy Mediterranean cuisine from her galley; she easily specializes in French and Italian, as well as Spanish cuisines. Guests also rave about her more local Caribbean style Creole cooking along with other international meals.

Having started out in St. Tropez as a yacht chef a few years ago, Valerie has a well-rounded background, she´s a great photographer and fashion stylist. She is great with kids, having a diploma in Child Care and having worked at summer camps. She loves to read, sail, hike, and participate in sports, and has a lot of volunteer work under her belt!

Her service style on board can be either discreet or interactive, depending on the guests´ requirements. She´s serious about her work and her cheerful, benevolent personality makes her adaptable and determined to provide the guests with the finest cuisine to their specifications. She believes in good things and feels everything is possible!

CHIEF MATE - MARCO DE VILLIERS:
Marco is from Welkom, South Africa. He and his 2 brothers spent time on the farm and in the city growing up. As a child Marco pursued soccer and motor cross, and enjoyed a lot of fishing.

In 2018 Marco decided it was time to see more of the world, and he followed his curiosity and love of the ocean to begin sailing. He decided he really liked yachts and watersports and has been working aboard various vessels ever since. His travels introduced him to one of his favorite locations, The Bahamas. There he was able to hone his yacht and water based skills and learn more of the beautiful underwater world.

Besides his love of the ocean, Marco is a musician and DJ, Besides being there to assist in watersports and adventure, he will see that the music and fun is just right for guests aboard. He is a friendly, hardworking, and helpful part of the Eclipse crew!

His motto is the “Life is amazing and is what it should be!”

CHIEF STEWARDESS - MERUGIA VELDKAMP:
Marugia is from The Netherlands. An adventurous soul, she spent time in Australia acquiring skills that have been a great aid to her job on board Eclipse. She has been waitress, hostess, barista, and bartender and also worked as a housekeeper and a social counselor.
Some of her favorite activities are water sports, singing and Salsa dancing! But, do not let that sweet demeanor fool you, as this athletic young lady is also a black belt in Tae Kwon Do!
Marugia started working on Eclipse as the second stewardess, but her job performance and dedication now have her in the position of Chief Stewardess. She always looks forward to hosting and serving the guests aboard!


2ND STEWARDESS - STEPHANIE

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Eclipse 114 Reservations & Port Locations

Start DateEnd DateDetails (Holds can be challenged)
Dec 28, 2022Jan 04, 2023Booked: Saint Marten, West Indies to Saint Marten, West Indies
Apr 30, 2023May 07, 2023Booked: St Martin to St Martin
Jul 22, 2023Jul 29, 2023Booked: Saint Marten, West Indies to Saint Marten, West Indies

Eclipse 114 Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter.
Low price: $72,000

High price: $82,000

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.

Send us an inquiry to get specific pricing for Eclipse 114.

Eclipse 114 Guest Reviews

30th March to 6th April, 2022 - SXM

Jaco,
I speak from my whole crew when I say we are going to talk about this trip for a long time and we thank you and your whole team for this amazing experience.
Thought we’d send you our group pic!
Have a great week and don´t be surprised when you see our crazy selves again!
Tanika

5-12 February, 2022 in SXM

5 Star!!
The yacht was absolutely comfortable and clean. A beautiful boat that met all our expectations. The yacht was well ventilated. All 6 of the crew friendly and accommodating. The food was good and well presented.

The yacht was spacious and beautiful. The crew made the trip. Attentive at all times. Courteous etc. All good. We loved the areas we chartered in. St. Barths is ok, but St. Martin is beautiful!

Andrew

11-18 July 2021

Broker review:

I have been informed that the charter on Eclipse went VERY well! The family was extremely happy with everything!

25 Jan - 2nd Feb 2021 - St. Barth

I just wanted to send this note of thanks on behalf of Allison and myself to the whole Eclipse Team. Our trip with you and your crew in St. Barth was completely amazing, including wonderful service from a crew who was very engaged and super-fun to be around. I certainly hope we are able to do this again at some point. This was our first trip to St. Barth and we really appreciate all you and the crew did to make it special, and hilariously FUN!

Walker and Allison

10 day charter in January 2021 in St Barths

Thank you Captain Willem, Chef Yvonne, and the rest of the wonderful crew on M/Y Eclipse! Your hard work and focus on detail, along with your warm and caring spirits helped make our vacation to St Barths and St Martin special and magical! We can’t wait to return! We have had many vacations on boats in the Caribbean, and this was by far the best! The food was fantastic - and perfect according to our several dietary restrictions - varied, tasty, interesting! There was always a helping hand, and you ensured we could do everything that we asked to do! Thank you, thank you, thank you from the bottom of our hearts!
Mike and Kristen

10 day charter in January 2021 in St Barths

Note from Broker:
I think they will book again because the clients say they are excellent. these clients have been on 20 trips with me or so, on some really nice boats, and this was their favorite, so good for the crew :)

10 day charter in January 2021 in St Barths

I just wanted to send this note of thanks on behalf of Allison and myself to the whole Eclipse Team. Our trip with you and your crew in St. Barth was completely amazing, including wonderful service from a crew who was very engaged and super-fun to be around. I certainly hope we are able to do this again at some point. This was our first trip to St. Barth and we really appreciate all you and the crew did to make it special, and hilariously FUN!
Walker and Allison

Trip of a lifetime!

This was a trip of a lifetime for our family. You made us feel right at home from the moment the trip started. The kids had an amazing time and so did we. After this experience we hope to do it again!
Thank you! — Michele and Paul

Inspirational!

You two ROCK!
So many inspirations I take a way from this experience. I can’t wait to see you gain soon. — PJ D

Fabulous Crew!!

You guys are very special, your warmth, openness, generous approach to each day is a pleasure to share. You opened a crack in the window on a different life at sea. We look forward to staying in touch. Thanks for everything.
— Bob, Beth, Katie & Jack

Incredible experience!

Words cannot express the amazing experience you’ve given us this week. Thank you for opening up your home and lives to us. Every day you went above and beyond to show us incredible places and explore islands that look too beautiful to be real. Your hard work and dedication to your guests is evident from start to finish. Even when lugging my oversized suitcase:) Thank you for everything. Your hospitality will never be forgotten and I hope to visit again soon. Or come to STL and we can take you out and you can relax! Thanks for everything!— Maggie