- 78ft (23.8m)
- 35ft 1in (10.7m)
- 9ft 6in (2.9m)
- Privilege Yard
- Franck DARNET
- Captain Willem J.M. NIEUWELINK
- Not known
- 14kts (26kph)
- Virgin Islands (British)
- Not known
- Willem J.M. Nieuwelink
- Captain: Willem J.M. NIEUWELINK
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.STEWARDESS: Georgia TOSEN
STCW95 - PADI Divemaster - ENG1
Emergency First Responder - RYA Competent Crew & Day skipper Theory
'Proper Cooking Skills - Intensive - Level 2 intermediate' at The Cookery School, London. - Food Hygiene Level 2
Languages: English and Spanish
Georgia has 5 years sailing experienced. She has worked as Hostess or stew/cook aboard private and charter yachts in East/West Mediterranean: Ribelle 98’ & Nostromo 100’, Wairua 93’, Felix 52’. She has worked also in the Caribbean aboard several sailing yachts such Lady Alexandra, Bliss, Lady Giri.
She is enjoying providing high level services and entertainment to both kids and adults to ensure them the best cruise experience.
Younger Georgia was a very keen competitive swimmer. Her other passion is scuba diving.
She has A Level in Chemistry, English Literature Environmental Studies & Biology.CHEF: Philippa BROWN
CHEF: Philippa BROWN
STCW 10 & Security - ENG1 - Powerboat II – B1/B2
Level 1, 2 & 3 Food Safety & Hygiene - BA with HONS degree in catering
2 weeks course Leiths advanced cookery
Online course Food is Medicine, The Science of Nutrition & Child Nutrition
Philippa has worked as Chef aboard yachts as MY Latitude 53 m in the Caribbean, MY T6 50m in the Balearics and Greece or SY Camilla 23m in Croatia.
Before she worked in London in few Top Hat catering with talented Chefs on high end events or wedding parties.
Still in London, she worked also as Sole Chef in a nursery catering for 30 children (6 months to 5 years old) while accommodating any allergy, diet matter.
Philippa is very healthy and active, she is found of horse riding, snowboarding and water sports.
She enjoys cooking fresh food from scratch with little refined sugar. Being gluten free herself, she has good knowledge of various dietary and how to combine optimum health and delicious culinary.
Charter February 2-9, 2019 in the Virgin Islands / American group of 8
To the crew of NAMASTE a beautiful ship and a great group.Willo "captain" for always answering my questions and for his knowledge.
Sean for always having a smile and helping hand and also answering my questions.
Flora for her smile an each every wonderful meal!
To all: an experience of a lifetime in the BVI's onboard the NAMASTE. Our every wish come true due to the crew of Willo, Sean and Flora. We tank you for your patience with there two inexperienced explorers.We are leaving with such wonderful memories of delicious foo (thank you Flora) and disco dancing. Much appreciated.
M & P
Willo, Sean and Flora,
We are so grateful for the spectacular experience you gave us aboard this week. It was an honor to share the journey with you on this first voyage in her latest incarnation. Thank you for the incredible locations you found for us to explore, the thought fulness you put into disgining each of our days, and your impecable attention to all our needs.
We really enjoyed getting to know each of you and seing you in your element. as masterful sailors, gracious hosts, knowledgeable guides and - Flora - one impressively talented accommodating chef!
You gave us the perfect blend of relaxation and diversion, deploying every bell and whistle from Namaste's hidden compartments to keep us entertained. We loved the sabobs, snorkeling, tubing, waterskiing, paddleboardingand many lazy hours on the trampolines, soaking up sun.
Thnak you for your infinite patience and for being so flexible and attentive, so every member of our group felt considered.
We wish you the best in your voyages to come and hope our paths cross again.
We couldn't have asked for a finer crew or vessel.
Yours E, B, F, W.
To my NAMASTE crew,
Thank you from the bottom of my heart for making me feel special each and lovely day. This is a week that will forever be in my memories! Captain Willo you are a patient leader, Sean you are a gracious host, and Flora the perfect chef.
You are welcome anytime in California. Fair winds!
P & B
- CD library, DVD library, DVD player all cabins, DVD player saloon, Indoor audio system, iPod dock, Outdoor audio system, Satellite TV, TV all cabins, TV saloon, Wi-Fi, 16ft / 5.00m 150hp Tender, Assorted water toys, Beach games, Board games, Kayaks multiple, Mono ski, Paddleboard, Swimming noodles, Tube - towable, Wakeboard, Water skis - adult, Water skis - child, BBQ, Book library, Coffee machine, Deck shower, Fishing gear - light, Hammocks, Ice maker, Jacuzzi on deck, Special diets, Sun cushions, Swim platform, Water maker
- Not Insured,
Rendez-vous diving on request
We have identified 3 similar yachts. Would you like to inquire on them as well?