Cruising Area of No Bad Ideas

Summer PortNassau, Bahamas
Summer OperationsBahamas
Winter PortNassau, Bahamas
Winter OperationsBahamas

No Bad Ideas Description

Profile

Specification

Length130 Feet
Beam26.5 Feet
Draft6.5 Feet
Built2005
Refit2021
A/CFull
JacuzziYes
Nude ChartersInq
Max Speed20
Cruising Speed12
Range2000
Engines2x MTU 12V4000 & 2x Northern Lights 65KW Generators
Communications
The Vessel has LTE Cellular Internet at $400.00 per 100 GB available to guests only - all crew use Google-Fi Sims for personal use. If the Marina has wifi available then this will be available depending on costs - usually free. Additionally have VOIP Phone Line Charged at $0.49 per minute

Accommodations

Guests10
Cabins5
Crew8
King3
Twin2
Showers5
Accommodation Details
Master Stateroom - has center cine California King bed, office on port side, Bench seat starboard side, separated toilets, with his/hers sinks. Waterfall shower, full hanging Closet and multiple storage drawers.

Starboard VIP - has King bed, full hanging closet and drawers, shower, single basin and large counter space

Port VIP - has King bed, full hanging closet and drawers, shower, single basin and large counter space

Starboard Twin - convertible into a King bed, full hanging close, drawers, shower, single basin and larger counter space.

Port Twin - also convertible into a King bed, full hanging close, drawers, shower, single basin and larger counter space.

Entertainment

Board GamesYes
Other Entertainment
Gym equipment:
Peloton Bike and Yoga Set

Cuisine

Special DietsInq
KosherInq

Water Sports

Dinghy (Feet)32´ Intrepid
Dinghy Pax12
Jetskis2
Snorkel GearYes
TubeYes
Wake BoardYes
1-Man KayakYes
2-Man KayakYes
Standup Paddle2
Fishing GearYes
Gear TypeDeep Sea Fishing Rods
Deep Sea FishingYes
Other Toys
Tenders & Toys:
32´ Intrepid (327 Center Console)
14´ AB Inflatable Jet Tender (430XP)
2 Seadoo Wake Pro 230 Jet Skis
2 Seabobs F5
2 Stand-Up Paddleboards
2 Inflatable Kayaks
1x Kneeboard
1x Wake Board
1x Wake Surf
25 ft Inflatable Floating Mat
4x Inflatable Loungers
1x Inflatable 3 Person Towable Tube
Full Beach Set up
Full Snorkel Sets
Golf Driving Mat, Clubs & Eco Balls
Deep Sea Fishing Rods
Poker Set & Variety of Board Games
Theme Nights - Pirate, Tropical, Birthday, etc

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

ScubaYacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
Air CompressorNot Onboard

No Bad Ideas Crew Profile

Crew Number8
Captain
CaptainJonathan Barrett
NationalitySouth African
SpeaksEnglish, Afrikaans, Conversational Spanish
LicenseMarshall Islands 350GT Masters License / OOW 500GT; STCW 10
Crew
CrewXanthea Danielle Van Wyk
NationalitySouth African
LicenseSTCW 10 – PSSR, PST, Fire Fighting, First Aid; STCW 10 –


Name: Jonathan Barrett

Position: Captain
Nationality: South African
Description:
Education/Certifications: Marshall Islands 350GT Masters License / OOW 500GT; STCW 10 – PSSR, PST, Fire Fighting, First Aid; STCW 10 – Maritime Security Awareness; ENG 1 Medical Certificate; SDI/TDI Open Water Dive Certificate; USCG Bridge Resource Management (BRM); Diploma in Hotel Management
Languages Spoken: English, Afrikaans, currently learning Spanish

Jonathan Barrett was born in South Africa and grew up in Durban where he spent most of his youth living aboard his parents´ sport fisher in Durban Harbor. This is where he learned how to sail, surf, skateboard, and wakeboard at a young age, and where his passion for the ocean started. Passionate about yachting since childhood, he began his professional career in the industry in 2013 as a mate and is now Captain of M/Y NO BAD IDEAS alongside his wife, Xanthea van Wyk, the Chief Stewardess. He is also working toward his 500GT Masters License at this time. Captain Jon´s pastimes include golf, playing guitar, discovering new restaurants, and surfing, especially exploring new places with secret surfing spots. Of all the destinations he´s traveled to, the natural beauty of Panama has captured his heart, and he plans to open a surfing camp there when he retires from yachting.

Name: Xanthea Danielle Van Wyk

Position: Chief Stewardess
Nationality: South African
Description:
Education/Certifications: STCW 10 – PSSR, PST, Fire Fighting, First Aid; STCW 10 – Maritime Security Awareness; ENG 1 Medical Certificate; MCA Proficiency in Medical First Aid (PMFA); RYA Powerboat Level II; Food Safety & Hygiene Training; PYT Hostess/Stewardess Course – Silver & Table Service, Flower Arrangements, Bar and Laundry; Diploma in Business Management and Entrepreneurship
Languages Spoken: English, currently learning Spanish

Xanthea van Wyk was born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, and grew up in a small city on the North Coast Kwa-Zulu Natal. Her passion for the hospitality and tourism industry began in her youth while traveling all over Southern Africa and visiting game parks with her family. After graduating from college and meeting her husband, Captain Jonathan Barrett, she gained several years of land-based hospitality experience while managing game lodges in Namibia before transitioning into the yachting industry. In her leisure time, Xan enjoys reading, snorkeling, running, and paddle boarding. She is passionate about wildlife and loves traveling around the world to observe species in their natural habitats. Following her retirement from yachting, she plans to create a unique collection of glamping-style lodgings in Panama.

Name: Peter James Hardwick

Position: Mate
Nationality: South African
Description:
Education/Certifications: MCA STCW 10´, PADI Open Water Diver, Efficient Deckhand Certificate, ENG1 Medical Certificate, MCA Yachtmaster Commercial 200T
Languages Spoken: English

Peter Hardwick was born and raised in Durban, South Africa, where his love of the outdoors and obsession with the ocean began. The oldest of three boys, he spent his days surfing, free diving, fishing, and swimming. He learned to sail as a hobby and started his yachting career as a deckhand before becoming a bosun in 2015, working on private and charter vessels in the Caribbean, the Bahamas, the Mediterranean, South and Central America, Alaska, and both coasts of the United States. While he is continuing to build his skillset in the industry with plans to become a Captain, he excels at managing and training deck crews, overseeing all exterior duties, and ensuring all safety protocols are in place. His friendly and hard-working spirit is a welcome addition to the crew of M/Y NO BAD IDEAS. When not working on the water, you´ll find Peter diving, spearfishing, surfing, or skiing

Name: Boudine Nagel

Position: Second Stewardess
Nationality: South African
Description:
Education/Certifications: STCW, ENG 1, Level II Food Safety in Catering, Powerboat Level II
Languages Spoken: Afrikaans and English

Boudine Nagel was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa, and has always been drawn to the outdoors, travel, and the sea. Growing up she spent her time playing soccer, swimming, snorkeling, drawing and learning about new people and places. After visiting her sister in the Bahamas, Boudine decided to join the industry, beginning as a Third Stew in 2016. She brings her passion for the industry and outgoing nature to her role as Second Stewardess aboard M/Y NO BAD IDEAS, ensuring a memorable experience for charter guests. A team player who also works well independently, she is always seeking opportunities to acquire new skills and further her yachting career. When not working at sea, Bou enjoys spending time with family and friends, surfing, paddle boarding, snorkeling, and traveling to new places.

Name: Katrina Lynch

Position: Deck/Stew
Nationality: Australian
Description:
Education/Certifications: Degree in Biomedical Science
Languages Spoken: English, currently learning Spanish

Katrina Lynch was born and raised in the small seaside town of Noosa Heads, Australia, and the ocean was always a part of her life. After completing her degree, she decided to pursue a more adventurous lifestyle, see the world and get involved with marine conservation efforts. During a seven-month trip on a sailing yacht that traveled through the Caribbean and Central America before crossing the Pacific Ocean to French Polynesia, she discovered the world of yachting and fell in love with it. From there, she headed to Mallorca and explored the industry, then embarked on her yachting career. Over the past two years, she´s worked on everything from sailboats to superyachts as well as explorer/research vessels. Kat hopes to one day skipper a small sailing yacht or catamaran and explore remote destinations, or to further her work with research vessels to create a positive change. An explorer at heart, one of her favorite places that she´s visited so far is the secluded paradise of Suwarrow, an atoll in the Cook Islands that´s a protected marine reserve and uninhabited by humans six months of the year.

Name: Lucie Pukanova

Position: Chef
Nationality: Czech
Description:
Lucie Pukanova - Chef
Education/Certifications: Hotel Management and Culinary School graduate; Ship´s Cook Certificate; STCW, Security Awareness, PDSD, ENG1, Food and Hygiene Level 3, Personal Bar Licence, Open Water Diver
Languages Spoken: English, conversational Spanish

Lucie Pukanova was born and raised in the small town of Karvina in the Czech Republic. She grew up playing piano, Latin dancing, and skiing. Her career in hospitality began with running her mother´s restaurant at the age of 18 and later moved to Prague where she ran several restaurants and bars while becoming a sommelier and mixologist. She spent time working on river cruises, and then embarked on her path in the yachting industry while also training as a sous chef in the UK. She plans to become a head chef and run a successful galley team aboard a yacht before opening her own restaurant somewhere near the ocean. Music is still one of Lucie´s greatest passions, and while her work at sea keeps her busy, she enjoys catching up with friends, running, and cooking in her downtime.

Name: Niel Rossouw

Position: Engineer
Nationality: South African
Description:
Education/Certifications: Diploma in Mechanical Engineering; SV 2nd Engineer 3000GT; working toward 3000GT Chief Engineer license
Languages Spoken: English, Afrikaans

Niel Rossouw was born to a winemaking family in Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa, and raised on a farm in the Breede River Valley. As a child, he spent his time mountain biking, hiking, working in the wine cellar, and playing rugby at school. Farm life and working with the wine machinery sparked his passion for engineering and following high school, he moved to Cape Town to study toward his diploma in Mechanical Engineering. At the same time, he became the lead guitarist in an oldies cover band, playing weddings, pubs, festivals, and more. After working as an engineer across the continent of Africa for six years, he realized the joy he found in travel and decided a career in yachting would allow him to work while seeing more of the world. His first marine engineering assignment had him crossing the Atlantic on a sailing catamaran from Cape Town to Grenada alongside three other crew members. As much as he loves the sea, he is equally passionate about renovating and general woodwork. His goal is to complete his
Chief Engineer 3000GT license and start working on a rotational basis so he can have time on land to start doing home renovations. Playing acoustic and electric guitar is still his biggest hobby, but Niel also loves snorkeling, reading, and working on his home aquariums.

Name: Thorsten Peter Klocke

Position: Deckhand
Nationality: South African
Description:
Education/Certifications: Higher Certificate in Fitness; AEC Engineering
Languages Spoken: English

Thorsten Klocke was born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. Growing up, he spent most of his time outdoors, whether he was surfing and swimming or cycling and playing sports. His career in yachting began in 2018 after a friend shared their positive experiences in the industry, and one of his first assignments was an Atlantic crossing on a sailing yacht from the Mediterranean to Florida. Thrilled to join the crew of M/Y NO BAD IDEAS as deckhand, Thorsten´s goal is to achieve a higher engineering ticket and eventually his yacht master certification. When not working on the water, you´ll find him rock climbing, hiking, or surfing. He also enjoys flying his drone and editing the video footage that he captures.


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No Bad Ideas Reservations & Port Locations

Start DateEnd DateDetails (Holds can be challenged)
Jun 12, 2021Jun 20, 2021Booked: Nassau, Bahamas* to Nassau, Bahamas*

No Bad Ideas Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter.
Low price: $120,000

High price: $130,000

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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