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Intrepid South Pacific charter vacation aboard luxury yacht SURI

February 06, 2013

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The recently refitted luxury motor yacht SURI is an exceptional and truly unique charter vessel, ideal for those seeking great adventure. Perfect for cruising in exotic and demanding areas of the world, charter yacht SURI is a 63m support vessel, with luxury accommodation for 12 guests and a huge selection of water toys, amenities and other outstanding features. She will be available for charter from 10th of February in Patagonia, followed by French Polynesia, beginning April 30th. In between these dates SURI will cruise other exotic charter destinations, including the Easter Islands, Pitcairn Islands as well as Kiribati. She is available for South Pacific yacht charter for US$ 375,000.00 per week plus expenses.

MY SURI - Main

MY SURI - Main

Luxury yacht SURI has been recently refitted at Bayship and Yacht Co, where she has been extended by additional 11 metres, added to the Mid-body. This extension allows for additional space, meaning even more toys and very unique features, such as the Window to the Sea. She is a magnifiscent expedition vessel constructed by Halter Marine, with refit design by Kirilloff & Associates and Stan Antrim of YES.

MY SURI - Salon

MY SURI - Salon

In addition to being an excellent charter yacht on her own, SURI is also an ideal support vessel (shadow boat) to compliment the equipment and accommodation aboard your ‘mother ship’ superyacht. As mentioned above, she boasts all the water ‘toys’ and equipment imaginable, such as a gymnasium, Spa Pool, spacious sun-deck, jet-skis, specialist tenders and much more. In addition to these, there is also a possibility to charter a Triton submersible, that has already accompanied SURI on her very successful Henry Cookson Adventures in Antarctica.

MY SURI - Birds eye view

MY SURI - Birds eye view

Unlike some other yacht support vessels, SURI also features beautiful and luxurious interior accommodation, providing overnight stay for 12 charter guests, comprising a lovely Master Suite with a sitting room adjacent and a further double cabin, twin cabin as well as a convertible cabin. All of the rooms feature en-suite bathrooms. During her recent refit, two additional guests cabins were added.

MY SURI - Kids room turn Pilates room

MY SURI - Kids room turn Pilates room

MY SURI - New glass room

MY SURI - New glass room

The Master suite is fully appointed with his and hers bathrooms, offering fabulous views from the oversized bath. Guest suites also, provide equal comfort and luxury. There is a massage room and a beauty saloon, ensuring complete onboard relaxation.

MY SURI - Media room and glass sea windows

MY SURI - Media room and glass sea windows

MY SURI - Skylounge

MY SURI - Skylounge

SURI’s exterior is very spacious, offering exterior sunning, BBQ and dining areas, as well as a well fitted lounge and dining area along with electronic entertainment systems and the usual comforts.

MY SURI - Spa Pool

MY SURI - Spa Pool

A professional crew of 16 will ensure you have an unforgettable charter holiday cruising some of the most breath-taking places on Earth.

SURI - Helicopter

SURI - Helicopter

Main features of the yacht include an A-Star helicopter, four-person Hover craft, 35′ Stancraft mahogany speedster, 28′ aluminium landing craft dune buggy, 37′ Intrepid, number of jet-skis, rowing shells, sailboats, kayaks, dive gear, ski equipment and many other additional water toys. Please, contact our charter brokers for the full list of Suri’s equipment as well as more information about chartering this outstanding vessel: Contact CharterWorld’s Brokers

SURI’s South Pacific Itinerary

At the beginning of February, SURI will be cruising in Antarctica. In mid February she will be departing Patagonia, which will mark the start of her journey across the Pacific, heading to South Pacific.

Antarctica - Triton Submersible and SuRi superyacht - Photo by Troy Engen

Antarctica – Triton Submersible and SuRi superyacht – Photo by Troy Engen

Easter Island – February and March – discovering the wonders of this mysterious island.

An opportunity to discover one of the most isolated islands on Earth. Also known as the ‘Navel of The World, the island is located in the Pacific Ocean and is known as one of earth’s sacred sites, thanks to its enigmatic giant stone busts, called Moai. Because of its fairly isolated location, Easter Island is best discovered aboard a vessel and even better aboard a luxury charter yacht, in the comfort of a five-star hotel.

Easter Island

Easter Island

Pitcairn and the Gambier Islands – March and April – explore one of the most remote inhabited islands.

This loosely grouped handful of tiny islands, are the last British colony in the South Pacific and most isolated British dependency. The only inhabited island is the Pitcairn Island, however the largest of the islands is the Henderson Island, also listed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, boasting several endangered bird species. Oeno Island and Sandy Island are the most popular holiday spots for the locals, whereas Ducie Island, situated further from the rest of the islands, features numerous exotic birds.

Pitcairn Island

Pitcairn Island

French Polynesia – Cruise around the breath-taking Bora Bora and Moorea.

Situated halfway between California and Australia, French Polynesia is a enchanting jewel of the South Pacific, with a unique combination of lush tropical atolls and volcanic peaks rising from the lagoons. French Polynesian regions include the Society Islands with Bora Bora, Huahine, Maupiti, Raiatea in the Leeward Islands, and Moorea and Tahiti in the Windward Islands. Vast central archipelago of coral reefs can be found around Tuamotu Island. Furthermore there are the Marquesas Islands, Gambier Islands and Austral Islands.

Bora Bora

Bora Bora

Kiribati – Be amazed by this disappearing paradise before it is gone forever.

It is a beautiful place to visit onboard a yacht, featuring many atolls, which can be explored on bike or foot. The lagoons are simply stunning and you will be captured by the white sandy beaches and waving palm trees. People of Kiibati are usually very friendly and welcoming. Here you will also find the world’s largest marine protected area – the Phoenix Island Marine Protected Area – with gorgeous landscapes, sandy beaches and coral islands.

Kiribati

Kiribati

For more information about chartering SURI in 2013 or any other luxury yachts in the South Pacific, please contact our friendly brokers here.

Doggersbank Expedition Yacht TIVOLI getting ready for South Pacific charters at Front Street Shipyard

November 15, 2012

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Constructed for intrepid charter vacations around the world, the 90-foot Doggersbank expedition yacht TIVOLI is currently located at the Front Street Shipyard, undergoing refit, in order to get ready for her next charter journey. Motor Yacht TIVOLI will be available in the Caribbean from Thanksgiving through to February 2013, from where she will head down to the South Pacific, including Fiji Islands, French Polynesia, Vanuatu as well as Tuamotus Islands.

Tivoli -  Main

Tivoli - Main

Before her departure, Tivoli’s owner wanted to make sure she is in a top condition. Front Street Shipyard were just the right choice to carry out the refit, thanks to their ability to use a TraveLift to haul the vessel, as oppose to other facilities in the area, that have marine railways. See the video of Tivoli being hauled at Front Street Shipyard below:

Works carried out at Front Street Shipyard include painting of the hull with a custom made ‘Tivoli Tan’ colour, raising waterline, bottom paint, boot paint, bulwarks paint, charger replacement, inverter trouble-shooting, seawater valves servicing, hydraulic cooling system service, zincs replacement, fabricating custom grey water tanks and installation, servicing the hydraulic steering and checking and servicing the rudder bearings.

Tivoli -  Salon

Tivoli - Salon

Built by Proteksan Turquoise in 2001, with a refit in 2008, TIVOLI yacht is a 27,58 metre vessel offering spacious and comfortable accommodation to 6 guests in 3 staterooms, serviced by a professional and friendly crew of 4. Guests cabins are all en-suite and include one queen master cabin with twin his & her baths, as well as two guest cabins with a private bath and a child’s pullman berth, making her well suited also for family yacht charters.

Tivoli -  Dining

Tivoli - Dining

There are plenty of areas for entertaining aboard TIVOLI, which spans over three levels. There is the welcoming saloon, boasting large couches, a Bose entertainment system, bar and a wine cooler. The vessel’s spiral staircase leads gracefully from one level to another, and the rich mahogany raised panelling and distinctive decor generate an atmosphere of fine sophistication. In order to enjoy the spectacular views of her charter destinations, expedition yacht TIVOLI offers al-fresco dining both on the aft deck as well as on the fly bridge.

Tivoli -  Master

Tivoli - Master

South Pacific Yacht Charter Holidays

Choosing to explore the many wonders of the spectacular charter vacation in the South Pacific aboard a luxury charter yacht will open a window of opportunities and adventure in this part of Earth unlike any other. From palms swaying in the ocean breeze, to pristine turquoise waters, mountains towering over ancient green rain-forests and friendly local people; South Pacific is a destination that few years ago many could only dream of.

Vanuatu

Vanuatu

Discovering the many islands, from New Zealand to French Polynesia, aboard a superyacht will allow you to fully enjoy the spectacular scenery while relaxing in your own suite or enjoying a glass of wine in the saloon, whilst your preferred yacht takes you from one spectacular place to another.

Fiji

South Pacific charter destination generally include New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Wallis and Fortuna Islands, Fiji, Tonga, Nuie, Samoa, Tokelau, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, including Society Islands of Tahiti, Bora Bora and Moorea, Taumotu Atolls and Marquesas Islands and the Galapagos, Pitcairn and Easter Islands.

Luxury yacht TIVOLI is available for charter in Tuamotus Islands, Vanuatu, Tonga and Fiji from 1st April, 2013 for US$ 35,000 per week plus expenses and 12% charter tax. For more information please, contact our professional charter brokers here.

Experience adventurous ‘America to South Pacific’ yacht charter vacations aboard Explorer Yacht ‘SuRi’

March 09, 2012

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Getting ready for her exciting new journey, motor yacht SURI is an ideal Halter Marine expedition vessel, converted in 2007, currently under refit. She is measuring 50 metres and her refit was designed by Kirilloff & Associates and Stan Antrim of YES. At the moment located at the Bayship and Yacht Co. yard in San Francisco, superyacht SURI is having an 11m extension applied to the mid-body as well as other additional features for even more space aboard and in order to accommodate even more water toys. Works on her extension have started in February this year and should be completed by the 1st of May, 2012.  SuRi is currently preparing for her maiden voyage cruising the entire coast of North and South America, after which she will move to the South Pacific.

Charter yacht SURI currently under refit

Charter yacht SuRi currently under refit

One of the highlights when stepping aboard SURI will be the ‘Windows to the Sea’. This unique feature has been installed on the superyacht for the first time ever; two large windows under the water are illuminated by high intensity lights, which attract fish right up to the vessel, providing a natural aquarium viewed from the interior of the yacht.

Thanks to her refit, motor yacht SuRi will feature new engines with more horse power, quieter running, less environmental impact, increased speed and more fuel efficiency. Her longer sun-deck will provide even more space for sun bathing and relaxation. The bridged deck and the helicopter deck will be extended 11 metres continuing from the comfortable and elegant existing lounge, which can be closed off in glass and it is completely climate controlled. It can also have the existing lounge aft doors closed, all the glass panels opened for the fresh breeze to enter, for guests’ commodity.

Luxury motor yacht SuRi - before and after

Luxury motor yacht SuRi – before and after

Superyacht SuRi will feature two additional full beam mezzanine guest cabins, outfitted to continue with the existing guest cabin style. The existing cabins will also be expanded and reconfigured. All will allow for an unparalleled, private view.

The main deck also receives the full added length of 36ft in the hangar, to accommodate even more water toys and tenders that before.

Aboard charter yacht SuRi

Aboard charter yacht SuRi – before the 2012 refit

There are two additional fully equipped areas on the starboard side of the new Hold Deck for exercise, yoga and for additional lounging and meeting area. Children can also use this area for entertainment and playing. On the port side of the hold-deck there is a relaxing and comfortable cinema room equipped with the latest television and sound system. This is also the space where the ‘Windows to the Sea’ can be found.

Motor Yacht SuRi's tenders and toys

Motor Yacht SuRi’s tenders and toys

Charter guests will be comfortably accommodated in 5 luxuriously appointed cabins with 10 berths in total and well looked after by a professional and friendly crew of 10.

Charter Yacht SURI’s Maiden Voyage

Once her refit programme is completed, the new and larger SURI will set off for an amazing grand tour cruising the entire west coast of the North and South America, following which she will head down to the South Pacific for the ultimate adventure and discovery voyage.

Motor Yacht SURI's America to Pacific route

Motor Yacht SURI’s America to Pacific route

Her cruise will start in the North West of America, exploring such unique and exciting places as the San Juan Islands, Seattle and Alaska before moving on to her journey south.

Discover beautiful Alaska aboard charter yacht SuRi

Discover beautiful Alaska aboard charter yacht SuRi

Quite uniquely for a charter yacht of her size, SuRi is planning on cruising down the Coast of America, stopping at places such as Mexico, Costa Rica, sailing past the Panama Canal and on to the coast of Chile. She will then go right down to Patagonia where she will offer a unique possibility for charter in Antarctica.

Breathtaking Antarctica

Breathtaking Antarctica

Plans are for SURI yacht to leave Patagonia at the beginning of 2013 to make the ultimate journey across the South Pacific to South East Asia. With the main focus on adventure and discovery, SURI’s luxury charter vacation will incorporate stop-overs at such exotic locations as the Easter Island, the Pitcairn Islands and Papua New Guinea.

Easter Islands

Easter Islands

Charter guests aboard SURI will have the possibility to experience countless new discoveries in the more remote destination of the South Pacific, all in great style and comfort, which will surely open their minds to a somewhat forgotten world. Superyacht SURI will be available the entire journey across, either for sections of the trip or the whole voyage.

Pitcairn Island

Pitcairn Island

To find out more about chartering SURI or any other luxury superyacht, please do not hesitate to contact us for more information.

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea