Seychelles Yacht Charter – 60ft Catamaran NKALINDAU

Luxury catamaran NKALINDAU is, without doubt, one of the highest quality crewed ...

Seychelles Yacht Charter – 60ft Catamaran NKALINDAU

September 25, 2013

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Luxury catamaran NKALINDAU is, without doubt, one of the highest quality crewed catamarans cruising the breathtaking Seychelles in the Indian Ocean. Built in 2011, the 60ft Eleuthera yacht NKALINDAU is available for the Seychelles yacht charter at a great price with good amenities. She is also ideal for diving enthusiasts, and available with an option of chartering the Riviera 43 boat uSHAKA in tandem, excellent for fishing enthusiasts.

NKALINDAU yacht provides up to eight adults and two children with comfortable accommodation in four cabins. All of the cabins have double beds, shower and toilet. The vessel is fully air-conditioned throughout and is managed by a great crew of 2. NKALINDAU has plenty of repeat clients – a testament to her quality and exceptional crew.

Luxury yacht NKALINDAU’s Captain, Gareth Dovey brings extensive experience and qualifications, with a passion for outdoors and sailing to any Seychelles yacht rental vacation. He is passionate about the sea, enjoying scuba diving, free diving, swimming, surfing, surf ski paddling as well as fishing. The yacht’s chef, Gizelle, is a Cordon Bleu trained chef with 10 years of experience catering for celebrities and working aboard superyachts as well as en exclusive private island resort in Seychelles. She has a broad knowledge of the local cuisine, preparing such delicacies as sushi with freshly caught yellow fin tuna, homemade cookies and creamy ice cream. She will meet you culinary requirements beyond your expectations.

Luxury catamaran NKALINDAU has the following gear aboard: snorkelling gear for 12 people, fishing equipment, two sea kayaks, inflatable doughnut, a tender with 30 Hp Yamaha, diving gear, TV /DvD in all cabins, Hi Fi system, in and outdoors, electronic and board games, Sat Phone/ Vhf/ Mobile network.

NKALINDAU Specifications

Type/Year:Eleuthera 60ft/2011 
Beam:28ft (8.5m) 
L.O.A.:18.28m (59ft) 
Guests:8 + 2 children 
Max Speed:12 knots 
Engines:2 x 75hp 
Cruise Speed:10 knots 


Below is a selection of places to see during a Seychelles yacht rental. For additional information and a personalised itinerary, please contact our charter brokers here. We would be happy to provide you with additional details about NKALINDAU as well as the Riviera 43 yacht uSHAKA, which is also available for tandem charter.

Seychelles - Image courtesy of OmniAccess

The Seychelles - Image courtesy of OmniAccess


A world leader in sustainable tourism, The Seychelles, boasts the highest percentage of land under natural conservation at almost 50% of the total land area. Diving enthusiasts on Seychelles yacht charter vacation will undoubtedly take part in a spectacular diving experience. This archipelago of 115 islands is located in the Indian Ocean, 932 miles east of mainland Africa.

Clamshell on the beach © Martin Harvey

Clamshell on the beach © Martin Harvey


The largest islands of The Seychelles, MAHE’, is the economic centre of the Inner Islands and the international gateway, thanks to its international airport and the city of Victoria, the country’s capital. MAHE’s mountains are also home to rare plants found nowhere else in the world, including the carnivorous Seychelles Pitcher Plant, the Jellyfish Tree and the Seychelles Vanilla Orchid.

A tour to the Tea Tree Factory could be of interest to guests on a Seychelles yacht holiday, discovering the process of tea making which grows on a hillside surrounding the factory. Another interesting activity is a visit to the only perfume manufacturer in the Indian Ocean – Kreolfleurage Parfums, creating perfumes based on essential oils from the region as well as from all over the world.

Golf enthusiasts will also find entertainment at the Seychelles Golf Club, with a lovely nine-hole course constructed out of an old coconut plantation thirty years ago.

Baie Ternay is a heavenly beach popular amongst scuba divers, snorkelers and sailors with a large expanse of white coral sand.

Traditional fishing © Gerard Larose:STB

Traditional fishing © Gerard Larose:STB


PRASLIN is the country’s second largest island offering exquisite beaches, including Anse Lazio and Anse Georgette, both of them listed amongst the top-10 beaches of the world. Vallée de Mai, one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites is where, General Gordon of Khartoum believed, was the original location of the Garden if Eden, thanks to the legendary Coco-de-Mer, the world’s heaviest nut found only in the Seychelles.

The famous Coco de Mer washed up on faraway beaches long before Seychelles was first discovered © Martin Harvey - Seychelles Tourist Board

The famous Coco de Mer washed up on faraway beaches long before Seychelles was first discovered © Martin Harvey - Seychelles Tourist Board


The fourth largest islands, La Digue is known for the Seychelles’ black paradise flycatcher – one of the rarest birds in the world. Divers are welcomed to visit AVE MARIA, a well known site in this area, featuring massive granite boulders, dropping down in dramatic vertical walls and swim-throughs. There is an opulence of fish here, including stingrays, napoleon wrasse, spotted eagle rays, reef sharks and turtles.

Giant Tortoise © Gerard Larose:STB

Giant Tortoise © Gerard Larose/STB


Situated off the north-western coast of Praslin, this island represents the home to the giant land tortoise rearing project, it is a significant nesting site for hawksbill turtles and this is also where you might come across the rare Seychelles Black Parrot.

Denis Island © Gerard Larose:STB

Denis Island © Gerard Larose/STB


SILHOUETTE is the third largest island boasting a mountainous structure with rare hardwoods, including the amazing incense tree and the carnivorous pitcher plant. Silhouette and Mahé are the only two islands to have a rain forest on their peak.

Fairy Tern and fish © Raymond Sahuquet - Seychelles Tourist Board

Fairy Tern and fish © Raymond Sahuquet - Seychelles Tourist Board


Six little islands make up Saint Anne Marine National Park featureing one of the largest areas of the sea grass of the granitic islands. You may come across Bottlenose Dolphins here.

MOYENNE Island in the national park is a small island purchased by English newspaper editor, Brendon Grimshaw in the 1960′. He is the only permanent resident of the beautiful island.

CERF is closest to Mahè and provides amazing swimming and snorkelling sites on several pristine beaches. There are lush coconut groves and it is home to flying foxes and giant land tortoise.

Sunset at Anse Severe La Digue © Gerard Larose/STB

Sunset at Anse Severe La Digue © Gerard Larose/STB

The Seychelles represent a true paradise on Earth. Choosing to embark on a Seychelles yacht charter, you will leave  fully recharged and with memories lasting a lifetime. For additional information on chartering sailing catamaran NKALINDAU contact our friendly and professional team.

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