SAT-COM / Tracphone V7 IP
KVH Satellite TV & SuperYacht IP Mobile cast
4G WI-FI access
2 VHF with DSC + 4 cordless VHF
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
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2 x Norther Lights 26KW
110V, 220V, USB & RJ-45 outlet
74 US gal/h x 2
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CAPTAIN: Willem J.M. NIEUWELINK
Language spoken: Dutch & English
Diploma: RYA Yachtmaster Offshore, MCA Commercially endorsed. PADI Dive Master.
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: Flora WRIGHT
STCW 95 , ENG 1
Food Hygien level 2, Ashburton Advanded cookery course, Food of course 1 month course, UKSA essential marine cookery course, short courses in Thailand and India.
Flora has been working on yachts for 7 years in both the Caribbean and in the Med.
Her food is light and healthy and modern, focusing mainly on fresh salads and fish.
She most enjoys cooking Mediterranean food, especially Italian, but also has expeirence in thai, japanese and Indian.
She also has experience with vegetarian and vegan food after working in a 'veg-centric' restaurant in oxford.
Flora is an easy going, smiley, get on with everyone kind of a girl and like being part of a friendly team.
MATE: Sean MAc RORY / British
RYA Yachtmaster Offshore
Languages: English, Italian and French. Conversational Spanish.
Sean has travelled a lot firstly thanks to his studies (Sciences Po in Bordeaux, New School in Rome), then for his interests (competitive tennis in Italy and Ireland) finally through his passion for sailing
He has 16 Atlantic crossings with extensive racing and cruising throughout East/West Mediterranean and Caribbean.
He has started working as deckhand aboard famous sailing yachts among TIARA, THALIMA 94', RIPPLE 101'.
Then as first mate aboard: BELLA PRINCIPESSA, WINDROSE OF AMSTERDAM 152', TWILIGHT 12' , MAGRATHEA 42 72' or MIA CARA 127'
Sean has also studied violin, drums and percussion performing in numerous groups ad likes photography.