Luxury Catamarans Kupe and Te Okupu - Sailing Charter Yacht
Yacht Charter Description
Sailing catamaran Kupe, launched in 2006 has been designed by Ron Given with overall structural strength and rigidity that will stand it in good stead in all weather conditions. It has minimal twist and flexing which allows for a comfortable ride, and safe passage. Decorated by Janine Aston of Artful Interiors, KUPE's interior combines space, functionality and style in a seamless interaction that is easy and comfortable to live in.
KUPE is a fully crewed and catered vessel offering generous accommodation, stable cruising and the latest technology. For your culinary pleasure they offer beautiful New Zealand cuisine and wine. The chef will cater for all desires in the culinary spectrum - from special requirements to the famous kiwi beach BBQ.
If business is your focus, Kupe's saloon is a great meeting venue, with a 10 seater table and 42" screen to display your Powerpoint or other presentations. Of if relaxing is your sole focus, make use of the huge DVD library or Sky TV. Watch the rugby, a movie or just chill out with the Bose Lifestyle Digital Surround Sound, IPOD and 42' Plasma Screen. Guest Cabins each have 14' Majestic Screens to display SKY TV, PlayStations or DVDs.
Kupe’s external layout offers a large fishing platform at the stern between hulls with unencumbered access to side and foredecks for the fishermen. The elevated lounge areas in the large cockpit make a great place for viewing the prize catch of the day. El fresco dinning is also possible on the aft deck. Forward of the yacht you can take a ride on the bow and spot dolphins or relax on the catamarans trampolines.
A charter on Kupe is perfect for partners or families alike as you are able to choose your style of holiday experience. Whether it's the excitement of gamefishing, the joy of sailing, the beauty of under water exploration, or simply cruising to the beautiful New Zealand locations to explore Bush walks, Uninhabited Beaches, Coastal walks, Historical Walks, Kayaking, Snorkelling, Surfing, Natural Hot Pools, Shops / Cafes. Some sailors have visited New Zealand and never gone home. It has a natural rugged beauty that is seething with life and abundance.
A sistership, TE OKUPU was launched in January 2010 and is now the flagship of the fleet. She will cruise between New Zealand and the South Pacific including New Caledonia and Vanuatu.
The rate above is fully inclusive of GST, Gourmet food, 5 star wines and other alcohol, al activities (diving, fishing, snorkeling, sailing, beaches) and local airport transfers. The rate excludes satellite phone usage, flights and some special requests or requirements.
Yacht Charter Accommodation
KUPE and TE OKUPU boast three double Guest Cabins with full length luxury beds specially made from the best New Zealand natural materials, covered with the finest of linen. All cabins have a personal ensuites with a quality shower and separate toilet and wash facilities. The Cabins are equipped with all the comfort you have come to expect plus more. Air conditioning, hairdryer, 14" Plasma screen Satellite TV, Play stations plus plenty of personal storage. The crew are accommodated in separate quarters.
Domestic facilities include a washing machine, dryer, two fridges, two freezers, dishwasher and icemaker.
Yacht Charter Specifications
Charter Amenities and Extras
KUPE and TE OKUPU are fully set up for your diving, fishing and sailing pleasure. Dive compressor 3 full sets of dive gear, underwater scooter and 3.4m dive tender with 15hp Yamaha Outboard. A full range fishing gear including big game, deep water streamlining and the new ‘ soft baits’ Furuno Navnet. Sounder and radar at 4 stations let the crew find fish for you! Communications via VHF, SSB, GSM Mobile and Satellite phone and internet connections keeps you in touch. Entertainment options include 42” Plasma screen, DVD’s, Bose sound System, IPOD in saloon as well as 14” screens, DVD’s sky TV and Play stations in each cabin, Boogie boards and kayaks also available.
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