Cruising Area of Namaste

Summer PortFrench Polynesia
Summer OperationsFrench Polynesia
Winter PortTortola

Namaste Specification

Length78.17 Feet
Beam35 Feet
Draft9´6 Feet
Built2016
A/CFull
A/C NightYes
JacuzziYes
Sun AwningYes
HammockYes
DeckshowerYes
Bimini TopYes
Nude ChartersInq
HairdryerYes
Children AllowedYes
Voltages110V, 220V, USB & RJ-45 outlet
Water MakerSea Recove
Water Capacity74 US gal/h x 2
Ice MakerYes
Internet AccessOnboard WIFI
Generator2 x Norther Lights 26KW
Cruising Speed14
Fuel Consumption30 Litres/Hr
Turnaround48 hours
Engines2 x Yanmar 260HP 6BY3 Generators :2 x ONAN 22,5 KW / 2 X Northern Lights 26KW Water tank :2 X 172 US gal / 2 X 650 L Sea Recovery Aqua Whisper Pro 1800-02 Fuel tank 2 X 394 US gal / 2 X 1 500 L
Communications
SAT-COM / Tracphone V7 IP
KVH Satellite TV & SuperYacht IP Mobile cast
4G WI-FI access
2 VHF with DSC + 4 cordless VHF

NAVIGATION INSTRUMENTS
Ray Marine G165 (+ back-up autopilot, GP33)
Radar: Ray Marine Beacon Sarsat with GPS integrated SOLAS + pocket PLBGPS + radar transponder + AIS SART
Navigation station: Ray Marine G165

Accommodations

Guests6
Cabins3
Crew4
King1
Queen2
Showers3
Electric Heads3
Accommodation Details
Namaste is offering 3 double ensuite cabins as below :

1 MASTER CABIN with one bed: 1820 mm (beam) x 2000 mm (length) / & leather sofa / Separated heads & steamshower

1 QUEEN CABIN with bed: 1584 mm x 1952 mm CONVERTED TO TWIN CABIN with 2 beds: 792 (beam) x 1952 (length) / Separated heads & showers
1 QUEEN CABINS with beds: 1635 mm (beam) x 20
00 mm (length) / Separated heads & showers

All of them equipped with hair dryer, plugs 1 for the shaver + 1 for the vanity (110v & 220), Rj45 & 4 X USB
Also with private A/C control, TV sets, DVD readers, BOSE minisoundlink,Wi-fi and blue tooth

Separate crew quarters / 2 cabins in starboard forward hull, Captains berth ensuite with pullman

Entertainment

Sat TvYes
Salon Tv/DvdYes
Salon StereoYes
iPod/Device HookupsYes
DVDsYes
CDsYes
Board GamesYes
BooksYes
Other Entertainment
Radio CD MP3 /Radio CD MP3 / Bose Lifestyle 535 in Salon has 5 speakers, 2 in cockpit, 2 at fly, 2 fore deck
LCD TV & DVD in the saloon / TV 1 X Sony 49, Apple TV, X-Box 1, Sony PS4, Bose LifeStyle 535
Bose soundlink mini with Bluetooth for I-pods in the saloon
Parlour games / Book Library / DVD / CD Library

Speakers connected to lounge HI-FI set
I-Pod Docking station in the saloon / USB ports,RJ45 X-box, Playstation & Bose, Master & Salon Apple TV

Fly bridge
Large sun awning unfold at anchor for the fly extended from Carbon Hardtop bimini
Cockpit, roof & deck cushions including 2 Fatboy cushions plus 4 sunbed cushions and 3 pear poufs
Hammock
Cockpit featuring a dining table for 8, sofa and 2 sun pads
Barbecue
2 deck showers (hot & cold water)
Swimming ladders / 1 each stern
1 Carbon fiber passerelle in 2 pieces
Cockpit lights and emergency /night navigation red lights
6 Electric Windlass

COMFORT EQUIPMENT
Nespresso coffe maker and Cusinart coffee maker
2 Ice makers: 1 flybridge & 1 salon bar

Cuisine

Special DietsInq
KosherInq
BBQYes

Water Sports

Dinghy (Feet)semi rigid
Dinghy Hp150HP
Dinghy Pax10
Adult WaterskisYes
Kids WaterskisYes
Snorkel GearYes
Tube1
Wake Board1
1-Man Kayak1
2-Man Kayak1
Swim PlatformsYES
Boarding LadderYES
Beach GamesYes
Fishing GearYes
Fishing Rods6
Deep Sea FishingYes
Under Water CamYes
Other Toys
Semi-rigid tender: CARBON CRAFT, 16.5ft - 10 passengers
Engine: Webber 850 H.O, 150 HP jet turbo
Segway personal transporter: 2 x Segway personal transportor, model i2 SE
Mono & Bi water skis for adults & children
1 Wakeboard
2 Inflatable Starboard: Zen WindSUPs
2 Inflatable Hobie: Mirage i12s - 1 person kayak & 1 Inflatable Hobie: Mirage i14t - 2 person kayak
1 Tube
Noodles
Beach toys
Fishing equipment: 6 small rod & reel sets
Deep sea fishing gear: 2 sets deep sea trolling gear
Snorkeling equipment for 8
Diving equipment for 6 people
Rendez-Vous diving on request
Underwater camera and video

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

ScubaYacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
Air CompressorNot Onboard

Namaste Crew Profile

Crew Number4
Crew SmokeNo
Captain
CaptainWillem J.M. NIEUWELINK
NationalityDutch
SpeaksEnglish, German, Spanish, Italian
Years Sailing20
Years Chartering16
LicenseSTCW95
Crew
CrewStefanie ZIELER
NationalityENGLISH
Years Sailing14
Years Chartering10
LicenseSTCW


CAPTAIN: Willem J.M. NIEUWELINK
Nationality: Dutch
Age: 39
Diploma: RYA Yachtmaster Offshore, MCA Commercially endorsed. PADI Dive Master
Language spoken: Dutch & English

Captain 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. Later as a teenager Willem taught sailing in Greece, Mallorca and England 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 career in both the Charter & Private yacht industry.

Willem joins us from his last position which he held with the same owner & yacht for ten years. He oversaw the build of the vessel and eventually completed a circumnavigation while maintaining the owners request for the yacht to be kept up to 5-star standards. He has cultivated an extensive list of global networks which ensure exclusive connectivity no matter where Namaste ventures.

Willem is at his happiest when guests are perched happily in one of the many comfortable areas on deck while the boat sails effortlessly into the sunset. His calm nature and giddy knowledge of almost all types of yachts will elicit a true sense of happiness while onboard.

An outstanding sportsman on the water Willem looks forward to taking you waterskiing and wakeboarding or exploring the treasures under the sea as he is a certified PADI Dive Master.

Captain Willem is looking forward to this new adventure and with his natural humor and easy-going nature you are assured an unforgettable time. Willem creates specialized itineraries for each guest and will make you feel at ease afloat as he safely steers you to unique & exciting destinations on Yacht Namaste.



CHEF: Stefanie ZIELER (Stef)
Nationality:
Languages: Bilingual English and Italian, fluent French and Spanish

Stef hails from Italy with Sicilian, English, Scottish and German ancestry.
Growing up in Rome, she started sailing from a young age with her family throughout the Tyrrhenian Sea.
This prompted her love of the ocean and led to her obtaining a Bachelor of Science Degree in Oceanography with Geology; from the University of Southampton.
With her degree completed, Stef stepped into the Yachting industry; sailing around the Mediterranean; across the Atlantic twice; and around the Caribbean.

Stef’s hobbies include cooking, painting, snowboarding, diving, horse riding and she is currently training to become a kiteboarding instructor. Stef is bilingual English and Italian and speaks French and Spanish.
Stef’s passion for food, experimenting with flavours and different cuisines; enticed her into doing cooking courses and then into the galley on yachts, in private households and a chalet in the Alps. Thanks to her travels and her love of sampling and cooking international cuisines;

Stef is excited to be able to bring these delicacies on board Namaste.


STEWARDESS: Georgia TOSEN
Nationality: British
STCW95 - PADI Divemaster - ENG1
Emergency First Responder - RYA Competent Crew & Day skipper Theory
´Proper Cooking Skills - Intensive - Level 2 intermediate´ at The Cookery School, London. - Food Hygiene Level 2
Languages: English and Spanish

Georgia happily joins Namaste after years spent cooking and stewardessing on private and charter yachts. She hails from the UK and grew up in Southampton, England. As a child, Georgia swam competitively and went on to swim nationally and internationally - sparking her love for the water. This (mixed with a burning desire to travel) led her to start a yachting career.

Beginning as a flotilla hostess, Georgia travelled across Europe and the Caribbean before moving into private yachts – taking her into Central and western America. In 2018 she went on to obtain her PADI Divemaster certificate in the Philippines, specializing in deep diving, oxygen providing, enriched air (nitox), Thresher shark behavior and identification as well as peak performance buoyancy.

Georgia’s passion for yachting has been emboldened by her travels, happy demeanour, passion to be in and on the water, eagerness to keep busy and a love for hosting and meeting new people. She looks forward to to everything Namaste and their world cruising itinerary and cannot wait to welcome you onboard and embark on this new adventure.



FIRST MATE: Sean Mac RORY
Nationality: British
RYA Yachtmaster Offshore
Languages: English, Italian and French. Conversational Spanish.

Sean was born and raised in Rome, to Irish parents. He attended an International School in Rome where his love for languages was encouraged and thus is fluent in English, Italian and French. Having grown up in an International environment, Sean can relate to many different cultures and feels at home engaging with all.
Upon finishing school, Sean went to university in England at Sussex University, to read International Relations and French, which included spending a year abroad in Bordeaux at one of the top Political Science universities.
Sean is also a very keen sportsman and musician having competed in various competitions for Tennis in both Italy and Ireland at regional level and has performed in various groups at school and University playing percussion and drums.

Sean’s experience on board stems from his sailing background as a teenager sailing lasers and catamarans on a lake outside Rome. Sean has worked on some of the most prestigious yachts in the world, from the three masted Schooner Adix to the record breaking Windrose of Amsterdam. He has also chartered extensively throughout the Caribbean and Mediterranean.

Sean forms strong working relationships with others, taking initiative when necessary and does all he can to ensure a job is done well. He has a great deal of positive energy and firmly believes in embracing life to the fullest making the most of every opportunity.

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Namaste Reservations & Port Locations

Start DateEnd DateDetails (Holds can be challenged)
Jun 25, 2019Nov 08, 2019Unavailable: Caribbean - Port TBD to Caribbean - Port TBD
Dec 04, 2019Dec 09, 2019Boat Show: Boat Show, Antigua* to Boat Show, Antigua*
Dec 27, 2019Jan 07, 2020Booked: Guadeloupe, FWI to Guadeloupe, FWI
Feb 25, 2020Apr 14, 2020Hold: TBA to TBA
Apr 15, 2020Jun 01, 2020Transit: Caribbean - Port TBD to Tahiti

Namaste Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter.
Low price: $42,000

High price: $60,000


Season2-3 Pax4-5 Pax6 Pax
2019 Summer$42,000$42,000$42,000
2019/20 Winter$56,000$58,000$60,000

Yacht terms: All Inclusive

An all-inclusive charter covers all provisioning and running expenses. This includes a captain and crew that is fully trained and committed to your safety and enjoyment of your trip. A chef will provide the kind of exceptional, personalized meal preparation that you would expect of a five-star restaurant. The listed rate may not include all local taxes, premium beverages or scuba activities. Inquire for more information.

Send us an inquiry to get specific pricing for Namaste.

Namaste Guest Reviews

Charter February 2-9, 2019 in the Virgin Islands / American group of 8

To the crew of NAMASTE a beautiful ship and a great group.Willo ´captain´ for always answering my questions and for his knowledge.
Sean for always having a smile and helping hand and also answering my questions.
Flora for her smile an each every wonderful meal!
Thank you!
R. L.

To all: an experience of a lifetime in the BVI´s onboard the NAMASTE. Our every wish come true due to the crew of Willo, Sean and Flora. We tank you for your patience with there two inexperienced explorers.We are leaving with such wonderful memories of delicious foo (thank you Flora) and disco dancing. Much appreciated.
M & P

Willo, Sean and Flora,
We are so grateful for the spectacular experience you gave us aboard this week. It was an honor to share the journey with you on this first voyage in her latest incarnation. Thank you for the incredible locations you found for us to explore, the thought fulness you put into disgining each of our days, and your impecable attention to all our needs.
We really enjoyed getting to know each of you and seing you in your element. as masterful sailors, gracious hosts, knowledgeable guides and - Flora - one impressively talented accommodating chef!
You gave us the perfect blend of relaxation and diversion, deploying every bell and whistle from Namaste´s hidden compartments to keep us entertained. We loved the sabobs, snorkeling, tubing, waterskiing, paddleboardingand many lazy hours on the trampolines, soaking up sun.
Thnak you for your infinite patience and for being so flexible and attentive, so every member of our group felt considered.
We wish you the best in your voyages to come and hope our paths cross again.
We couldn´t have asked for a finer crew or vessel.
Yours E, B, F, W.

To my NAMASTE crew,
Thank you from the bottom of my heart for making me feel special each and lovely day. This is a week that will forever be in my memories! Captain Willo you are a patient leader, Sean you are a gracious host, and Flora the perfect chef.
You are welcome anytime in California. Fair winds!

P & B

Namaste Sample Menu