Yacht Charter PURA VIDA By Moonen
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MASTERSTATEROOM: Midships lower deck. Full beam stateroom with walk-around king bed, readinglights, vanity and settee. The ensuite features a spacious shower with rainshower head plus hand wand, bench seat, twin sinks, heated towel rails, head, andcloset. The entertainment system features surround sound HDTV with individualsatellite receiver, and iPod docking station. Port holes in the masterstateroom as well as his-and-her en-suite create abundant natural light ifdesired. Complete blackout option also available.
VIP QUEEN STATEROOM: Lower deck, forward: Walk-around queen bed.The en-suite features a stall shower with rain shower head plus hand wand, benchseat, heated towel rail, head, and sink. The entertainment system features a HDTV and iPod dockingstation.
TWIN GUEST STATEROOM: Twin beds. The en-suite features a stall showerincluding hand wand and bench seat, heated towel rail, head, and sink. The entertainmentsystem features a HDTV and iPod docking station.
TWIN GUEST STATEROOM: Twin beds. The en-suite features a stallshower including hand wand and bench seat, heated towel rail, head, and sink. Theentertainment system features a HDTV and iPod docking station.
All staterooms include individual satellite receivers, individualclimate control, robes, hairdryers, and Molton Brown luxury bath products.
Outdoor and Dining:
AFTDECK: Covered, al fresco dining at a square teak table incorporating a benchseat and 6 additional chairs to comfortably accommodate 8. Full wet bar withfridge and sink, and iPod docking station. Access to the swim platform. Passarelle for Med-style boarding.Underwater lights. Walk-around decks to bow.
SALON: ample seating with comfortable sofas and club chairs. The entertainmentsystem has surround sound, HDTV, and iPod docking station. The dining table is situated on the starboardside adjacent to the galley and seats 8.
FOREDECK hosting a magnificent semi-circular shaped seating area. A private space to enjoy the spectacular sunsets!
Captain Paulo began his yachting career at the age of 17 on commercial dive vessels in Australia and has since gained extensive experience in the luxury yachting industry. Paulo has built a strong reputation over the past 14 years for running highly successful charters in a professional yet relaxed manner throughout the Caribbean, the US East Coast, and Mediterranean. Captain Paulo’s most recent position was aboard a highly popular charter yacht, Sweet Escape, which enjoyed a 90% return client basis. Lighthearted, friendly, and always equipped with a smile, Captain Paulo will ensure your trip onboard Pura Vida is a truly memorable occasion. When he’s not onboard Pura Vida, Captain Paulo enjoys time with his wife and two beautiful daughters in Australia.
Captain Andy was born and raised in the historic city of Savannah Georgia. Growing up on the Georgia coast allowed Andy the opportunity to develop a love of boating at a very young age. After pursuing his degree in Management from Georgia Southern University he could no longer resist the urge to explore the islands of the Caribbean so he packed all of his belongings into two suitcases and moved to Antigua where he spent the next three years as captain on a sport fishing boat. He has fished all over the world including a season on ESPN’s Billfish Tournament Series.
While living in Antigua the larger yachts fascinated Andy so he decided it was time for a new adventure and started his yachting career. With over 15 years charter experience and extensive knowledge navigating the Bahamas and Caribbean, Andy finally earned his USCG 1600 Masters License and has been featured in Show Boat Magazine as one of the Top Ten Family-Friendly Charter Captains. With Andy’s personality and exceptional ability to tell sea stories, your stay on M/Y PURA VIDA will be a memorable one!
Richel was born in the Dominican Republic and spent most of her childhood and early teenage years in the beautiful Caribbean. When she moved to the United States, she worked in the hospitality industry and studied Health Care Administration, which led her to work in the medical field for five years. When she was introduced to the yachting industry, she decided to take a leap and begin a new adventure in yachting. Her first yachting assignment was aboard a 75ft yacht and included the responsibilities of managing the owner’s apartment in Florida and assisting in the development and construction of a home on a private island. Richel has since worked her way up to the Chief Stewardess position onboard busy private and charter yachts. Aboard Pura Vida, Richel prides herself on providing excellent service and exceptional hospitality. Her top priority is to exceed expectations and ensure that each guest has a memorable experience.
Stefan grew up in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa where he spent a lot of time as a child by the water. He quickly developed a love for the ocean and avid sense of adventure. This spurred him to take his first step towards yachting by completing his Day Skipper and Power boat courses in Cape Town. On completion of his courses, he joined a 42ft Leopard and embarked on an Atlantic crossing from Cape Town to Tortola, totaling 4,000 nautical miles. This led to his first official season in yachting onboard a 95ft Pershing in the Mediterranean in 2010. Since then, he has completed many seasons’ onboard heavily chartered yachts, gaining extensive experience in all areas and in particular, the Caribbean. Stefan’s loves being outdoors, camping, hiking, snorkeling and helping to promote a healthy environment. He has a fun and light-hearted personality and looks forward to bringing the good vibes to your vacation.
Cameron was born and raised in Northern Michigan and attended Michigan State University. After College, he learned about the yachting industry and felt the call of adventure, selling his possessions and buying a one way ticket to Ft. Lauderdale. He worked for a year aboard a vessel as a deckhand, but also was able to cook, where he realized his passion for food. He then moved to Hawaii and attended culinary school and worked in one of the busiest and most celebrated restaurants in the island chain. After almost four years of study and hard work, he returned to yachting in 2008 and has been cooking onboard yachts since. His jobs have taken him through New England, Central America, Mexico, the Mediterranean, and the Caribbean. In his free time he enjoys traveling and is an avid tennis player.