Cruising Area of Oculus

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

Accommodations

Guests10
Cabins5
Crew7
King1
Queen2
Twin2
Showers5
Heads6
TP in Heads-
Accommodation Details
On deck Master Stateroom with King bed

VIP Stateroom with Queen bed (above main salon)

Lower deck Twin Stateroom (Starboard)

Lower deck Twin Stateroom (Forward Starboard Convertible to King bed)

Lower deck Queen Stateroom (Port)

Oculus Specification

Previous NamePerserverance II
Length128 Feet
Beam24 Feet
Draft6.5 Feet
Built1996
Refit2020
A/CFull
JacuzziYes
Sun AwningYes
Ice MakerYes
Max Speed13
Cruising Speed10
Fuel Consumption50 US Gall/Hr US Gall/Hr
Engines396 MTU Detroit diesels Stanford
Communications
SAT phone

Water Sports

Dinghy (Feet)37´ Axopar
Adult WaterskisYes
Jetskis3
Snorkel GearYes
TubeYes
Wake BoardYes
Kite BoardingYes
Swim PlatformsYes
Fishing GearYes
Other Toys
37′ Axopar Sun Top (2020)
3 Seadoo Spark Jetskis
Water slide
1 x F5 Seabob
Rock climbing wall
Snorkeling gear
Spearfishing gear
Kite surfing gear for low/high wind
Wakeboard
Waterskis
Tube
Surfboards
4 Inflatable Paddleboards
1 Giant 7-person Inflatable Paddleboard
Full set of fishing equipment

Gym equipment:
Dumbbell
Yoga Mat
Resistance band

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

ScubaYacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
Air CompressorNot Onboard

Entertainment

Salon Tv/DvdYes
Salon StereoYes
iPod/Device HookupsYes
Other Entertainment
Direct tv
Apple TV
Noble tech
Garmings
65” Samsung smart TV in the Salon
55” Samsung smart TV in the on deck master, Twin stateroom, queen stateroom and the VIP.
65” in the twin convertible stateroom

Cuisine

Special DietsInq
KosherInq
BBQYes

Oculus Crew Profile

Crew Number7
Captain
CaptainPaul Garfield
NationalitySouth African


Paul Garfield - Captain

Paul born in England, raised in south Africa. Paul began racing sailing dinghies (Optimists) on a salt pan at 5 years old, leading to superyachts at age 19. He has worked on various yachts around the world settling into the 130ft range. Paul holds a Master 3000 tonnage certificate and has Captained yachts for over 10 years and has clocked several hundred thousand sea miles, including 14 Atlantic crossings. He was most recently at the helm of M/Y SWEET ESCAPE where he performed numerous successful charters in the Bahamas and Mediterranean. Paul loves water sports, he is a keen sailor, PADI dive master, jet ski instructor, and has recently taken up kite surfing. Now back in the beautiful Bahamas as the Captain of MY/ OCULUS, Paul’s goal is to create an exciting and fun and safe environment while providing the highest quality of service for guests.



Nicholas De Waal - Chief Officer

Born in Cape town, South Africa, Nick started his yachting career at a young age of 21 in Europe. He spent 5 years along the Mediterranean coast working on several busy private yachts. Nick is extremely excited to finally be here in the Bahamas! When not on the boat, you’ll find Nick in the water or at a gym. He loves Crossfit, playing squash and chess. Nick is looking forward to exploring the Bahamas with you and entertaining you all with his Dad jokes! (Sorry, but we did warn you)



Taruna Aswani - Chief stewardess

Taruna grew up in the busy city of Mumbai, India, where she graduated from Physical Therapy school in 2013 and has worked in various hospitals and clinics in India as well as the US. Despite loving her profession then, Taruna’s curiosity to explore the world, and love for travel brought her into the world of Yachting 6 years ago. Taruna has worked on several busy charter/private yachts on which she’s travelled the west and east coast of North America, Bahamas, Caribbean islands and her favorite so far, Scandinavia! Taruna spends all her energy (while never losing her smile) in creating beautiful memories for our charter guests and making sure every guest’s needs and demands are met, above and beyond their expectations! Taruna enjoys travelling, hiking, practicing yoga and although it takes little to make her happy, Taruna’s perfect day must involve the sun, sand and sea!



Chelsi Lotter- Stewardess

Born and raised in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Chelsi has always had a love for the ocean, sports and animals. Chelsi grew up riding horses ever since she was 4 years old, and participated in various horse riding competitions with her equine beauty ‘Intaba’, her partner in crime for 6 years. She gave up her equestrian dream before embarking on her travels while she worked as a professional Au Pair, in parts of Netherlands and California. Loving every bit of her travelling experience and combining her love for the ocean, Chelsi decided to step foot into the Yachting world in 2020 and has never looked back! Chelsi cannot wait to have you all onboard and make sure you’re all well taken care of and full of smiles throughout your stay on your floating home, Oculus



Thomas Rider - Chef

Chef Thomas Rider is American Born from Washington D.C. From an early age Thomas had a passion for Cooking, being inspired by both his grandfather and Step father who was a well known chef in Washington D.C. Thomas was accepted in o the Culinary Arts program and The Culinary Institute of America in N.Y and also studied at Le cordon Bleu. Thomas trained at many high end restaurants in Washington D.C and Maryland and has worked at several resorts and restaurants up and down the east coast as well as the US Virgin Islands. Thomas began his career as a chef yachts for over 5 years ago. He loves to prepare guests with a taste of the cuisine in the areas they are cruising as well as incorporating other flavors and styles to give it a unique twist. In his spare time he loves to be on the water, fishing, swimming and boating with his wife Alyssa and two children Charles and Thomas Jr. Having worked with Paul before, he joined the team.



Johnathan Luszcz - Engineer

Growing up in new England USA, in the brisk, abundant waters off the Atlantic, Rhode Island, Johnathan was drawn to the ocean. Graduating from New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) with a degree in Electrical Engineering (4 Year associates).
His passion for the sea grew and his expertise took him to the Bahamas, Caribbean, South America, Mexico, the West Coast, and the South Pacific. Learning how to fish, scuba dive, Free diving and salvage boats, was just the fundamentals for beginning a life on the high seas. 12 years in the industry to date. His vast experience and knowledge ensures that Oculus runs smoothly.



Nicholas Orry Pyfrom - Deckhand

Orry, our youngest crew member, adds a youthful energy and enthusiasm to the team. Born and raised in the Bahamas, he has developed a strong affinity for the sea and his love for the Bahamas is evident in his enthusiasm for showcasing the best that the islands have to offer. His responsibilities include maintaining the exterior of the yacht, assisting with docking procedures, and providing exceptional service to guests.

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Oculus Reservations & Port Locations

Start DateEnd DateDetails (Holds can be challenged)
Mar 09, 2024Mar 16, 2024Booked: Bahamas - Nassau to Bahamas - Nassau
Mar 19, 2024Mar 25, 2024Boat Show: Palm Beach, FL to Palm Beach, FL

Oculus Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter.
Low price: $94,900

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. Unused APA money will be refunded. Inquire for more information.

ADDITIONAL RATE DETAILS


TERM CHARTERS: Weekly Rate plus 35% APA plus 4% Bahamas Taxes plus 10% Bahamas VAT
(Due to increase of fuel prices in the Bahamas)

DAY CHARTERS
$20,000 plus 4% Bahamas Taxes, plus 10% VAT, plus crew gratuity for up to 12 guests.
20% mandatory crew gratuity - needs to be collected at the time of contract (FOR DAY CHARTERS ONLY!)
*Rate includes:
- 8 hour cruise
- Continental Breakfast, Surf and Turf Lunch, Snacks, Open Bar and Beverages for up to 12 guests. (house wines, beer and standard liquor - no premium brands)
- Dockage at marina is also included but transportation from to the marina is a charterer´s expense.
- 37´ Axopar Tender

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