SOVEREIGN

180ft / 54.9M | Builder: Newcastle | Year: 2011
SOVEREIGN

CHARTER NEWCASTLE SOVEREIGN IN 2017

Website: sovereignyachtcharter.com

SOVEREIGN video: https://youtu.be/c7kNadyHcUU 

A total of 6 Staterooms accommodating up to 12 guests.All accommodations are equipped with Flat Panel TVs, iPod docking stations, Kaleidescape Movie Player, individual satellite receivers, Wi-Fi Access, Crestron controlled lighting and automatic blind operation.

MAIN DECK MASTER STATEROOM: A full beam stateroom with luxurious wool silk carpeting on the main deck offers guests incredible views through eight large oval windows. Walk around King bed (faces aft) with His-and-Her desks located port and starboard. Large closets offer ample storage space and feature a mini bar fridge. Forward access to His-and-Her en-suite bath, 2 sinks, large soaking jacuzzi tub, separate shared shower, private head for Him and Hers with bidet. 

UPPER DECK 2ND MASTER STATEROOM: Located forward Sovereign's second master stateroom offers her guests spectacular 270 degree views. His-and Hers closets. Walk around bed (faces forward) with a desk to the left and sofa to the right. En-suite His-and-Hers bath features a Jacuzzi tub, two vanities, a separate shower and bidet. Access to a private sitting outdoor sitting area on the Portuguese deck is located on the starboard.

LOWER DECK PORT AFT VIP SUITE: A spacious cabin with walk around king bed, desk and 40" flat panel TV. En-suite bath with double access shower in this His-and-Hers bath.STARBOARD GUEST STATEROOM A spacious cabin with walk around King bed, and 40" flat panel TV. En-suite bath with shower.

STARBOARD TWIN CABIN: Guest cabin offering flexibility of a full bed, twin bed, and Pullman. En-suite bath with tub.

PORT TWIN CABIN: Guest cabin offering flexibility of a full bed, twin bed, and Pullman. En-suite bath with tub.

MAIN DECK MAIN SALON: Through the main aft doors and past the marbled foyer is the main salon featuring a seating area with multiple tables and settees comfortably hosting any sized group. The collection of settees and tables allows you to enjoy the view from any direction. 

DINING AREA: Perfect for intimate dinners located forward of the Main Salon is a separate formal dining area for 12 guests which conveniently resides next to the main deck pantry and ship’s galley.

MARBLE FOYER: Located mid deck featuring a large open stairwell next to the elevator which gives guests two ways to access all other interior decks.

DAY HEAD: Main deck day head boasts Mother of Pearl wall coverings and a luxurious crystal sink.

MAIN DECK AFT: Great for entertaining the main aft deck features cocktail style lounge seating. Generous in size it can comfortably accommodate all guests on board.

SKYLOUNGE Panoramic sky lounge area featuring nearly 10 feet of headroom at the center. This Skylounge serves as the primary social area of the yacht with incredible views, a large full-service bar, a nearby service pantry, and quick access to the upper aft deck. This expansive room has plush carpeting throughout, reclining theater-style seating, and features both a 90' projector screen and 80' flat panel TV.

DAY HEAD: A second day head is located near the skylounge entry.

SKYLOUNGE DECK: The upper aft deck has a large, circular alfresco dining table for elegant outdoor dining. It can comfortably accommodate 12 guests and features a lazy susan. Aft of the table are several large sun pads, comfortable seating areas and tables to relax outside in privacy, out of view from the dock.

SUN DECK: The sun deck has even more inviting social areas, including bar chairs, massive elevated forward observation/sun deck, day head, outdoor shower, full service wet bar and a beautifully tiled, over-sized infinity edge pool/Jacuzzi. The Jacuzzi and bar area are protected from the sun by a hard top.SOVEREIGN is the ultimate charter yacht. She has six stylish and comfortable staterooms with accommodations for up to 12 guests on board. The upper master stateroom features a 270-degree view. The main-deck master offers guests incredible views through eight large oval windows.

SOVEREIGN’s contemporary-styled main deck features a large main salon and dining area, which create the perfect space to relax on board. The upper deck is home to a panoramic skylounge with almost 10 feet of headroom. Her sundeck has incredible seating and lounge space, as well as a full-service wet bar and an infinity-edge pool/Jacuzzi for guests to enjoy. Additionally, SOVEREIGN offers a full compliment of tenders and toys. SOVEREIGN has been meticulously maintained to the highest standards, in order to provide the highest level of comfort to all guests on board.

Length 180ft (54.9m)
Beam 34ft 1in (10.4m)
Draft 10ft 2in (3.1m)
Year Built 2011
Builder Newcastle
Designer Murray and Associates
Staterooms 6
Sleeps 12
Refit 2017
Cruising Speed 12kts (22kph)
Stabilisers At anchor (0 speed)
Flag Cayman Islands
Engines 2x Caterpillar 3512B 1410hp
Locations Caribbean, Bahamas, West Mediterranean
From: $250,000

A total of 6 Staterooms accommodating up to 12 guests.

All accommodations are equipped with Flat Panel TVs, iPod docking stations, Kaleidescape Movie Player, individual satellite receivers, Wi-Fi Access, Crestron controlled lighting and automatic blind operation.

SOVEREIGN's DECK LAYOUT

MAIN DECKMAIN SALON Through the main aft doors and past the marbled foyer is the main salon featuring a seating area with multiple tables and settees comfortably hosting any sized group. DINING AREA Perfect for intimate dinners located forward of the Main Salon is a separate formal dining area for 12 guests which conveniently resides next to the main deck pantry and ship’s galley.

MAIN DECK AFT Great for entertaining the main aft deck features cocktail style lounge seating. Generous in size it can comfortably accommodate all guests on board.

SKYLOUNGE This Skylounge serves as the primary social area of the yacht with incredible views, a large full-service bar, a nearby service pantry, and quick access to the upper aft deck. This expansive room has plush carpeting throughout, reclining theater-style seating, and features both a 90' projector screen and 80' flat panel TV.

SKYLOUNGE DECK The upper aft deck has a large, circular dining table for elegant outdoor dining. Aft of the table are several large sun pads, comfortable seating areas and tables to relax outside in privacy, out of view from the dock.

SUNDECK The sun deck includes bar chairs, observation deck, day head, outdoor shower, full service wet bar and an oversized infinity edge pool/Jacuzzi. 

SOVEREIGN is the ultimate charter yacht. She has six stylish and comfortable staterooms with accommodations for up to 12 guests on board. 

SOVEREIGN’s contemporary-styled main deck features a large main salon and dining area, which create the perfect space to relax on board. The upper deck is home to a panoramic skylounge with almost 10 feet of headroom. Her sundeck has incredible seating and lounge space, as well as a full-service wet bar and an infinity-edge pool/Jacuzzi for guests to enjoy. Additionally, SOVEREIGN offers a full compliment of tenders and toys. SOVEREIGN has been meticulously maintained to the highest standards, in order to provide the highest level of comfort to all guests on board.

SOVEREIGN VIDEO: https://jumpshare.com/v/UNzW35rou7HG1plsviMS?b=YXbebv7WPsz2zi4CTXvI

Captain: Stephen BurkeCaptain: Stephen Burke

Previous Yachts: Majestic, Harbour Island, Iroquois, Kanaloa, Charisma, Neninka and Kahalani

Biography: Stephen was born and raised in rural New South Wales, Australia. He is always one to be involved in various sports and outdoor activities and represented his home state in Field Hockey. Immediately after graduating from High School, he attended The University of Wollongong NSW, to study Exercise Science. Soon after he received his Bachelor of Science, he worked as a Personal Fitness Trainer, before the overwhelming urge to travel overseas grew. At 24, Stephen set forth on a traveling adventure beginning in Europe. While in the Balearic Islands of Spain, he discovered the once unknown life of yachting and completed his first trans-Atlantic crossing in 1996, before working as a junior Deckhand on 40-50m motor yachts. Along the way, Stephen has been well mentored by prolific Captains in the industry and worked his way through the ranks steadily from Deckhand and Bosun to Deck Officer and Captain. His welcoming demeanor, energy for travel and keen sense of leadership, lend itself perfectly to the role of Captain.

Waters Cruised: Atlantic Ocean, East and Western Mediterranean, Baltic and North Seas, the Caribbean, East and West coast of USA (including Alaska).

Job Description: The Captain is responsible for the safety, overall running and financial management of the vessel, crew and guests. He ensures the safe and efficient operation of the yacht at all times, including compliance with all safety procedures and regulations, as well as adherence to International Flag, Port State and local laws and regulations. The Captain has a close relationship with his crew and provides leadership, guidance and support, while encouraging both teamwork and individual accountability. He communicates clearly with the crew to ensure compliance with, and understanding of, the vessel’s policies and is responsible for the delegation of duties and oversight with respect to department heads.

Licenses & Certificates: STCW95, MCA Master 3,000gt, GMDSS, ISM & ISPS & ECDIS Certified, Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science), PADI Open Water Diving.

Hobbies: Road cycling, mountain biking, tennis & adventurous travel.

Chief Officer: Luis HagasChief Officer: Luis Hagas

Previous Yachts: Waku, Solis, Le Grand Bleu, Triple Seven

Biography: Luis grew up in the sunny coast town of Lisbon, Portugal, conveniently the biggest shipping port of the country. At a young age, he found a love for the ocean and all it had to offer. Between school and studying Luis spent most his free time sailing where he reached national success competing at International Regattas. Luis first job at the age of 17 was as a dockmaster for the build of the Marina Expo98 with International recognition and events. But soon the desire for travelling took Luis on a journey around the ocean on a small sailing vessel where he was first introduced to super yachting. It was soon decided that a career in Super Yachts would be fitting. Luis joined his first vessel in Barcelona and had the opportunity to circumnavigate the world. He quickly moved up the ranks and has travelled the world extensively on Chartered and private Motor yachts.

Waters Cruised: East and West Mediterranean, Atlantic, Caribbean, North Pacific, East Africa and Indian Ocean

Job Description: The Chief Officer manages the Deck Department, delegating duties to ensure the highest standards in the detailing and maintenance of the exterior areas, the tenders and deck equipment. He also supports the Captain and is able to assume command should the Captain be absent or incapacitated. His other duties include being responsible for the ISPS and SMS protocol of the vessel and providing accurate chart work and passage planning. When guests are on board, he participates in all deck operations and oversees all charter activities.

Licenses & Certificates: STCW 95, Chief Mate 3,000 GT.

Hobbies: All Water Sports, Kite Surfing, Sailing.

Chef: Sean DoyleChef: Sean Doyle

ABOUT: Sean grew up in between the Western and Eastern cultures. Canadian and Japanese traditions blend together forming purpose for Sean. An avid traveler, Sean lives by the quote, “not all who wander are lost”; having under taken many solo motorcycle adventures, touring the globe. Sean is trained in a vast array of cuisine and can create menus to delight the most discerning palate. His unique style, knowledge and personality are sure to make your voyage aboard Sovereign a memorable one.

WATERS CRUISED: All oceans

JOB DESCRIPTION: Sean undertakes all cuisine requirements for crew while tailoring guest menus with an artistic flare. Sean specializes in fusion cuisine with a clean mosaic style providing whimsical tapestry of flavors to tantalize and amuse your pallet.

EDUCATION: Culinary Apprenticeship, Sommelier

HOBBIES: Oenophile, Motorrad Enthusiast, Iaido, Violinist

Chief Stewardess: Ilza JonkerChief Stewardess: Ilza Jonker

PREVIOUS YACHTS: Mitshea; Reef Chief; Nice and Easy; Angiamo;

ABOUTWATERS CRUISED: Caribbean, Mediterranean, Bahamas, Panama

JOB RELATED LICENSES & CERTIFICATES: WSET level 2, RYA Personal watercraft Instructor, Professional yacht attendant master course,

HOBBIES: Mountain biking, golf, water sports

Chief Engineer: Herve NiacadieChief Engineer: Herve Niacadie

Previous Yachts: Motor Yachts PLATINIUM 55 m, ILLUSION 57 m, DB9 50 m, LADY LARA 60 m, ARETE 44 m.

Biography: Hervé, originates from the Ivory Coast in West Africa & Brittany, North of France, his home. He is multilingual in French, Italian, Spanish and English which has been a great asset for his over twenty years’ experience in the yachting industry.

Being a MCA qualified marine engineer Hervé takes great pride in overseeing Sovereign’s technical department ensuring the ultimate comfort and safety of our owners, guests and crew.

Waters Cruised: Atlantic, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Adriatic, Aegean, North seas as well as USA Potomac river.

Job Description: The Chief Engineer is responsible for the running, maintenance and repair of all mechanical, electrical and electronic equipment on board, including all machinery in the engine room, domestic equipment, bridge and deck equipment. He works closely with the Second Engineer to maintain detailed, up-to-date logs of all equipment, engineering activities and critical systems, as well as, providing an accurate inventory of spare parts, technical consumables and tools. In addition, he ensures adherence to International Flag, Port State and local laws and regulations in regard to engine room operations.

Licenses & Certificates: Chief Engineer MCA Y2.

Hobbies: When not onboard M/Y Sovereign, Herve will relax with sport activities like Golf, jogging, physical training as well as reading, theater, traveling, family, cinema.

Bosun: Chris ParkerBosun: Chris Parker

Previous Yachts: 7J’s, Jamaica Bay III

Biography: Chris comes from Cornwall, the South-West coast of England. He grew up in a large family with five brothers, enjoying boating and water sports. Prior to yachting, he was a former high school theater teacher.

Waters Cruised: East USA, Caribbean, Europe

Job Description: The Bosun assists the Chief Officer and Captain in the daily operation of the vessel. As well as being responsible for maintaining all the deck areas, he also ensures that all the recreational equipment is mechanically sound and cosmetically flawless. Additional duties include bridge, harbor and anchor watches, guest service operations, administrative work, safety management and detailing, paintwork, and the repair and maintenance of all surfaces and equipment. The Bosun is also the RYA Wave Runner Training Instructor.

Licenses & Certificates: MCA Yachtmaster Offshore, A.E.C, STCW 95, Rescue Diver

Education: Post Graduate Certificate in Education, MA Theater Practice, BA Hons Drama Studies

Hobbies: Soccer, Wakeboarding, Playing the guitar

Sous Chef: Hayley ReadingSous Chef: Hayley Reading

PREVIOUS YACHTS: Elisa, Majestic, Diamond A, Saint Nicholas, Helios, Silencio

Biography: Hayley comes from the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australia and is passionate about preparing great, nutritious food, in particular, Modern fusion, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern prior to yachting she worked in film, television, print media, events, marketing and has also cared for people with disabilities. Hayley also loves sport, particularly basketball where she has played at a representative level.

Waters Cruised: Indian, Pacific and Atlantic Oceans and Red Sea.

Job Description: The Sous Chef assists in the preparation of guest and crew meals under the direction of the Head Chef and plans menus and caters to guests’ preferences and dietary requirements. She is also responsible for provisioning within a specified food budget. She maintains safe and efficient galley standards by keeping all areas and stores immaculately clean and organized, and remaining current on relevant safety procedures and equipment.

Licenses & Certificates: STCW 95, Culinary School.

Hobbies: Photography, Film, Travel and Food.

Third Stewardess: Brittany SchnareThird Stewardess: Brittany Schnare

ABOUT: Brittany comes from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She moved to Montreal at the age of 18 to study International Relations and Economics. After finishing her degree, she traveled to New Zealand to pursue competitive sailing. After two years of dynamic sailboat racing she was ready to make the switch to larger scale boats and became interested in the yachting industry. She loves the travel, meeting people from all around the world and being close to the ocean.

JOB DESCRIPTION: As stewardess and part of the Interior crew her duties include laundry, housekeeping, meal and beverage services and attending to the charter guests. She also assists with administrative tasks, inventories and scheduled interior maintenance.

WATERS CRUISED: South Pacific, West/ East Coast of the U.S.A & Canada

JOB RELATED LICENSES & CERTIFICATES: STCW 95, Proficiency in Designated Security Duties, Level 2 Food Hygiene & Safety, Silver Service, certified Barista

HOBBIES: Sailing, Equestrian, Yoga, Running, Water sports, hiking, and non-fiction literature.

Deckhand: Stephanus CoetzeDeckhand: Stephanus Coetze

Previous Yachts: M/Y No Comment, M/Y Usher

Biography: Born in South Africa, Stephanus moved to the United States in 2001 with his family. His family resides in Wilmington, North Carolina, where Stephanus attended High School and North Carolina State University. While attending NC State, Stephanus was a member of the Varsity Swim Team, breaking 3 school records, and one Atlantic Coast Conference Record. A Two-Time South African National Champion led Stephanus to represent South Africa at the 14th Short Course World Championships in Doha, Qatar.

Waters Cruised: East Coast USA, Caribbean, Central America both Atlantic and Pacific Sides

Job Description The Deckhand is responsible for cleaning and maintaining the exterior and technical spaces of the vessel to standards and procedures set down by the Captain, Chief Officer and Bosun. These duties include bridge watches, harbor watches, guest services and administrative work. The Deckhand is an integral part of the Emergency Fire Response Team on board. He also assists with preparing, painting, repairing and maintaining all surfaces and equipment as well as the tender operations and all water sports activities.

Licenses & Certificates: STCW-95, ENG-1, Short Range VHF, RYA Yachtmaster, PADI Open Water

Education: Bachelor of Science in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management with a Minor in Business Administration

Hobbies: Spearfishing, freediving, scuba diving, skateboarding, photography, surfing, adventuring

Second Engineer: Stephen EyssenSecond Engineer: Stephen Eyssen

Previous Yachts: Tenacious, Deep, Kaori, Sycara V.

Biography: Stephen was born the Cape Winelands and grew up in the small coastal town of Stillbay. He has loved and respected the ocean, surfing and sailing from an early age. Stephen was schooled and apprenticed in boat building and elements of yacht design and gained voluble knowledge and skills working for well-known companies. Eventually going to sea as an engineer in the super yacht industry.

Waters Cruised: Bahamas, Caribbean, U.S.A, Alaska, Canada, Mediterranean, Indian Ocean, South Africa.

Job Description Under the direction of the Chief Engineer, the Second Engineer is responsible for the running, maintenance and repair of all mechanical, electrical and electronic equipment on board including all machinery in the engine room, domestic equipment, bridge and deck equipment. He works closely with the Chief Engineer to maintain detailed, up-to-date logs of all equipment, engineering activities and critical systems, as well as, providing an accurate inventory of spare parts, technical consumables and tools. In addition, he ensures adherence to International Flag, Port State and local laws and regulations.

Licenses & Certificates: STCW 95 & Advanced, MCA AEC, MCA MEOL, Craft Skills, Test, Boat Building NQF4, Elements of a yacht design, Powerboat II, Day Skippers, PADI Open Water.

Hobbies: Surfing, Sailing, Snorkeling, Diving, Wake boarding, Downhill Skating, Wine Tasting, Traveling and Exploring.

Second Stewardess: Renee SimpsonSecond Stewardess: Renee Simpson

Biography: Renee grew up on the Northern Beaches in Sydney Australia. Fresh out of school she moved to Melbourne to pursue her love of dance, studying for a Bachelor's Degree at the Victorian College of the Arts. After an early retirement, Renee transitioned into Commercial Real Estate working for CB Richard Ellis, then onto WIN Television as an account executive. At 26 Renee packed her bags and set out on a two-year yachting experience, however 5 years on she feels her time at sea has only

just begun.

Waters Cruised: Mediterranean, USA including Alaska and British Columbia.

Job Description: Full support of the Chief stewardess in all interior duties as needed, guest interaction, providing excellent service in every aspect onboard. Managing housekeeping and laundry and assisting in fine dining and wine service as well as inventory management, skilled organization and administration of interior items.

Licenses & Certificates: STCW 95

Hobbies: Interior Design, Yoga, Nutrition and Dance.

Deckhand: Chad CleophasDeckhand: Chad Cleophas

Previous Yachts: M/Y Falcon Lair

Biography: Born in Cape Town South Africa, Chad now has residence in Windhoek, Namibia. After completing a Gap year in business management, Chad discovered yachting. His passion for the ocean and travelling drew him to the yachting lifestyle, which also offers him the opportunity to utilise skills that come naturally to him.

Waters Cruised: East Coast of the U.S.A, West Coast of South Africa

Job Description The Deckhand is responsible for cleaning and maintaining the exterior and technical spaces of the vessel to standards and procedures set down by the Captain, Chief Officer and Bosun. These duties include bridge watches, harbor watches, guest services and administrative work. The Deckhand is an integral part of the Emergency Fire Response Team on board. He also assists with preparing, painting, repairing and maintaining all surfaces and equipment as well as the tender operations and all water sports activities.

Licenses & Certificates: STCW, VPDSD, AEC, PWC, PBL2

Education: Business Management Course

Hobbies: Rugby, Fishing, ATV Racing

Ammenities
Wi-Fi, 32ft / 9.80m 0hp Intrepid, 21ft / 6.40m 0hp Novurania, Banana boat - towable, Board games, Kayaks multiple, Tube - towable, Wakeboard, Water skis - child, Wave runners multiple (sitdown), Elevator, Exercise equipment, Jacuzzi on deck
Diving
Not Insured, Seabobs multiple, Snorkelling gear, Wetsuits

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