NECKER BELLE Luxury Catamaran | From US$ 60,000 /wk
At 32m or 105 ft NECKER BELLE is one of the world’s few very large luxury sailing catamarans. On top of this she won the 2010 best new refit at the World Superyacht Awards, so she is looking fantastic. Sailing yacht NECKER BELLE is a cutting edge carbon fibre catamaran which means she is light for sailing or motoring at high speeds. In addition to an impressive 14 knots under power, the NECKER BELLE yacht is also capable of speeds in excess of 20 knots under sail – which is very rare indeed!
NECKER BELLE offers generous accommodation for 10-12 guests, comprising of a master suite, a double cabin and two twin cabins, all with en suite shower rooms, flat screen TV and iPod docking stations, all 4 guest cabins are fully air-conditioned. In the evening an area of the main saloon can be converted to sleep an additional two people, with a privacy screen, separate toilet and shower. Being a catamaran she is very stable and offers fantastic space. Her contemporary and spacious interior is furnished with maple and bamboo generating a cool, calm and relaxed atmosphere throughout.
With a minimum draft of 5.90ft (1.80m) this luxury yacht is a unique opportunity to cruise in areas where other yachts could be restricted by their draft in shallow waters. On top she provides charter guests with a friendly professional crew of 7 and a good selection of water toys for outdoor fun. Live out your James Bond fantasies on Necker Nymph, a 3-person aero submarine that can dive down to a depth of 30 metres, fly underwater and explore ancient shipwrecks and exotic marine life amongst vibrant coral reefs. NECKER BELLE is ideal for your luxury Caribbean vacation.
At the 5th edition of the prestigious World Superyacht Awards recognizing the most outstanding superyachts delivered in 2009, the Necker Belle yacht was commended for its refit. The Awards were held on Saturday 22nd May at London’s Guildhall.
The Necker Belle superyacht underwent a refit by the Azzura Shipyard in Australia, which transformed her from the mundane into a special luxury catamaran. This very comprehensive refit addressed structural issues and, among many improvements too numerous to mention individually, strengthened the vessel, upgraded her steering to a new hydraulic system and repositioned the helm stations, re-rigged her with a carbon mast of 38m high and re-engineered the structure of the mast base. Sailing Cat NECKER BELLE has a Range – 1,500 nautical miles under cruising speed and a tonnage of 171 tons.
NECKER BELLE Specifications
|Beam:||14.00m (45' 11")|
|L.O.A.:||32.00m (104' 11")|
|Max Speed:||20+ knots|
|Engines:||2 x 425 HP Caterpillar|
|Cruise Speed:||14 knots|
|More Yacht Info:||Feature luxury yachts, Caribbean charter info|
|Locations:||Windward Islands, Virgin Gorda, US Virgin Islands, St. Vincent, St. Thomas, St. Martin/St Maarten, St. Lucia, St. Kitts, St Barts, Leeward Islands, Jost Van Dyke, BVI, British Virgin Islands, THE CARIBBEAN|
At the same time the superyacht's interior was treated to a totally new electrical system and wiring, a complete overhaul of the engine room, and a completely new scheme of interior decoration in which all surface materials were replaced or refurbished to provide a relaxed beach house atmosphere. Thanks to this thorough refit, which addressed the many issues affecting the original catamaran, this attractive yacht now has a new lease of life.
If all the activities on NECKER BELLE weren't enough to keep you busy, a new world-first - a 3-person aero submarine called Necker Nymph is also available. This underwater 'aircraft' has been designed especially for Virgin Limited Edition and takes exploration under the sea to a whole new level - or should that be depth?! Discover some stunning parts of the British Virgin Islands you might not get to see any other way! Two passengers sit either side of a trained pilot who will take the submarine down to as deep as 30 metres below the surface. Once you've buckled up you'll have front row views of some spectacular marine life without having to swim around with all the usual scuba gear. Necker Nymph can travel at speeds of up to 6 knots underwater, and dives typically last between one and two hours. Necker Nymph is available when chartering the exclusive catamaran Necker Belle in the Caribbean at USD 2,500 per day / 17,500 per week. Please enquire for availability of the submersible.
Yacht Charter Accommodation
Superyacht NECKER BELLE Guest Accommodation 1 x Owner's cabin 2 x Doubles/twins 1 x Twin
Charter Amenities and Extras
Yacht NECKER BELLE Tenders & Toys 1 x 14ft Zodiac with 80hp Engine 1 x 12.5ft Bombard with 15hp Honda Engine 1 x Yamaha 700cc waverunner (2 man) Waterskis 2 Sea Kayaks Game Fishing Gear, Necker Nymph 3-person submersible (additional cost). 6ft dive board on the aft deck, snorkel and scuba gear, Audio Visual Equipment and Deck Facilities 50" Plasma screen in Owner's cabin & Saloon. Flat screen TV in all guest cabins DVD Stereo music systems. Communications Satcom MINI M (telephone/telefax/email) Cellular telephones.
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