Yacht Charter REMEMBER WHEN By Christensen
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On deck, forward, full-beam Master Stateroom: Upon entry, there is a private office with desk facing large windows for a gorgeous view.
The centerline king bed faces forward towards a 65” TV (hidden while not in use). Dresser to port.
HER EN-SUITE is on the starboard side with Jacuzzi tub, Toto Neorest heated bidet/head with motion sensor, sink, and steam room shower with dual showerheads, hand shower wand, L-shaped seat. HIS EN-SUITE is on the port side with Toto Neorest heated bidet/head with motion sensor, sink and shares the steam room shower. Heated marble floors and skylights add to the elegance. Each his-and her- walk-in closet can be accessed from the stateroom or from the en-suite bathroom. There is a safe in each of the walk-in closets.
LOWER DECK ACCOMMODATIONS:
There are five guest staterooms mid ships on the lower deck which can be accessed by elevator.
Forward: Two equal staterooms each with one twin-size bed, a Pullman berth overhead, and a double bed. Two port holes allow ample natural light. There is a 37” TV, dresser with drawers and closet. The en-suite bathrooms each have a shower with bench seat, sink, head and porthole.
Mid: Two equal staterooms each with one king-size bed. Two portholes allow ample natural light. There is a 37” TV, dresser with drawers and closet. The en-suite bathrooms each have a shower with bench seat, sink, head and porthole.
Aft: The VIP stateroom is a spacious stateroom with walk-around king-size bed,60” TV, dresser with drawers and closet. The en-suite features a Toto Neorest heated bidet/head with motion sensor, his- and her- sinks, stall shower, and Jacuzzi tub.
Hendré (aka Hennie) was born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa, joining the yachting industry immediately after completing his education in 1999. As the son of a yacht builder and brother of a Chief Engineer, Hennie has a firm connection to the water and with a cousin also in the industry, you could say it's in his blood. He became a Captain at the age of 26 on board 157ft Christensen Nice n Easy. Hennie has been at the helm of Remember When since its launch in June 2010, overseeing the build and the maiden voyage from the Columbia River in the Pacific North West, down the West Coast, Central America, through the Panama Canal and San Blas Islands and back to our home port in Florida, and has successfully managed the vessel and crew since. He has traveled independently through the U.S., South America, Central America, Southern Africa, and Australia while pursuing his interests of returning to nature, camping, backpacking/traveling, motorcycle adventuring and cooking out. He enjoys all water sports especially paddle board surfing, scurf boarding and enjoys paragliding. Growing up on a farm and attending Agricultural school drove Hennie to build and run his very own hobby farm, overlooking Table Mountain outside of Cape Town in South Africa. Highly regarded by his peers and loved by his crew, Hennie is an integral part of the dynamics of the vessel and its smooth operation, as reflected by his impressive tenure.
Francisco grew up in a peaceful seaside village in Kleinmond, South Africa. After finishing school his desire to travel led him to the South of France where his yachting career began. His experience as a Captain has flourished since he started in the yachting industry 20 years ago. Francisco has extensive knowledge on some of the most pristine and exotic coastlines having cruised throughout Europe, The South Pacific, USA, Central America and the Caribbean. Francisco’s experience as a charter captain has not only allowed him to travel the globe but also meet various people from different cultural backgrounds. He takes great pride in his professional role so that guests can be assured of their safety,
comfort and peace of mind while aboard Remember When. Francisco’s aim is to make sure your experience onboard is unforgettable, whether your desire is to visit ancient ruins or sunbathe on secluded beaches in the Caribbean. In his spare time Francisco enjoys being active, water sports and photography.
Kyle was born in Pretoria, South Africa. At the age of eight his family moved to Paarl in the Western Cape, where he was brought up amidst the mountainous terrain and lush wineries. He joined the yachting industry in 2012 and has spent most of his time cruising the Mediterranean, Caribbean and the East Coast of the United States. Kyle has always been an adventure seeker. He is very active and he enjoys wakeboarding, sports, reading and the outdoors.
Our Chief Engineer, Marius grew up on an ostrich farm in South Africa. Due to his love for the ocean he joined the navy at the young age of 18. He completed a degree in mechanical engineering through the Navy and worked as a shore-based engineer for 3 years. After getting a bit tired of sitting in the office, he started working on a Dutch tall ship and fell in love with sailing and traveling the globe—which naturally led to the world of yachting. In his spare time Marius loves to practice surfing, kitesurfing and he is a well-known veteran at Afrika Burn.
Bianca was born in South Africa but was raised in Mozambique from an early age. She spent her
younger schooling years at a Portuguese school in Mozambique where her parents owned and
operated a resort and Bianca's mother ran a diving operation. This has given Bianca exposure to
many adventures in and around the water from an early age, completing her dive tickets with her
mother as an instructor. Her high school years were spent at a boarding school in South Africa.
Bianca speaks English, Portuguese and Afrikaans. Bianca has always loved traveling but decided
after school to pursue her creative talent and undertake further studies in Interior Decorating. It
was here where her flare and love for interior colors, fabrics and finishes became apparent and she
was introduced to some of the world's most lavish textiles. A call to the world of yachting followed
and Bianca thoroughly enjoys bringing new and creative themes to the table, setting for fine-dining
experiences and producing all-round 5-star service for guests a board Remember When.
Chef Tasia Haag trained in Dunedin, New Zealand qualifying with her certificate in London
City and Guilds. She travelled to London for two years where she worked with celebrity
chefs. Tasia then moved to Melbourne, Australia also working for celebrity chefs and later
becoming head chef of 2 busy restaurants. During this time, she acquired a 6-month
contract at ‘Montpelier Plantation Inn’ in Nevis, West Indies, which catered to the likes
of Lady Diana and her family. Her yachting career started in Hong Kong in 1999 where
she boarded her first super yacht. Since then she would spend time traveling extensively
through the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Bahamas, Cayman Islands and the USA.
This set her on a remarkable world-wide journey cruising for over 4 years to remote
destinations including, Egypt, Golf of Aden, Seychelles, Asia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua
New Guinea, and Australia. The importance of keeping her mind stimulated by training and learning different styles of cuisines is paramount to looking after both guests and crew which is why she trained in Thai cuisine, Cajun creole, (New Orleans), authentic Indian Cuisine from the Seychelles, West Indian and Sri Lanka. Her interests are diving, music/ guitar, cycling, and reading. She loves learning, good food and good friends.
Born and raised in South Africa James was a sporty and outdoors person since childhood. Fishing is his favorite sport, a passion he inherited growing up in a family of avid fishermen. James also enjoys spear fishing which came naturally as the family spent most weekends onboard their boat. In his spare time he loves running and staying fit, he has completed the Comrades Marathon twice. James looks forward to fishing with you onboard Remember When, but most of all, to helping make your charter vacation fun and memorable
Steve was born and raised on a seaside town in South Africa called Durban, known for its great surf and the warm tropical water from the Indian Ocean. After school, he went on to complete an Honor’s degree in Financial Management while playing field hockey. Steve was passionate about all sports, but especially field hockey, where he excelled and went on to represent South Africa at the Under 21’s World Cup in India. He decided to utilize his talents in field hockey and moved to London where he spent two years as a professional athlete playing for a well-established English Club as well as coaching at local schools and universities. After living in the London for a few years, his desire to get back to the ocean led him to the yachting industry where he has since completed Dive Instructors training. Steve has been fortunate enough to have traveled most of Europe, the Caribbean and South Pacific Islands including Papa New Guinea, Indonesia, Vanuatu, New Zealand and Fiji.
De Wet was born in Pretoria, known as one of South Africa’s three capitals. After high school, he furthered his education at the University of Stellenbosch in the Western Cape
where he completed his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering. Subsequently, De Wet decided to pursue the Engineering path and sought a job as second Engineer on a motor yacht. Since joining the industry two years ago, De Wet has been fortunate enough to travel most of Europe, Indonesia and the tropical islands of the Caribbean. In his spare time De Wet enjoys skiing, diving, fishing, being active and the outdoors.
Rachel grew up in in the beautiful city of London and studied spatial design at a local
university. Rachel had always been motivated to travel the world, so once she completed
her studies she moved to France. She lived in the Alps for a few years and enjoyed meeting
people from all around the world. While in France, Rachel discovered the yachting industry
and soon started as a stewardess. Rachel wanted to provide more than just good service
onboard luxury yachts, which led her to find her calling as a massage therapist. Rachel
specializes in Swedish and deep tissue massage. In her spare time Rachel enjoys wakeboarding, snowboarding and skiing.
Christina grew up in Mossel Bay, a beautiful coastal town in South Africa. She spent her
high school and university years in Stellenbosch, which is the largest wine making region
in Southern Africa. Christina studied pre-med and then went to work on a wine farm
known for its high-end hospitality and picturesque beauty. After spending a season on the
wine farm Christina pursued her desire to join the yachting industry. Since joining in 2016
Christina has traveled extensively throughout Europe experiencing different cultures while
working at sea. Christina loves being active and plays basketball, water polo, swimming and
she enjoys a variety of outdoor activities.
Tina was born and raised in Somerset West, South Africa. She attended the University of Stellenbosch, where she studied Business Management Science and an Honors in Logistics, subsequently pursuing a career in the fruit export business. However, her passion for travel led her to the yachting industry where she has enjoyed working for the past three years. Tina is passionate about her job, loves to meet new people and is grateful for the adventures yachting naturally brings. She has visited numerus of places around the world, her favorite spots being Livigno, Iceland, Munich and Indonesia. In her spare time, she enjoys watersports, diving, leather crafting, hiking and trying local cuisine.
Kelly is originally from Yorkshire in the United Kingdom, after completing a three-year diploma in the beauty industry, Kelly decided to move overseas working and traveling as a beauty therapist on cruise liners. She then went on to work for a sailing and water sports company on various Mediterranean islands. After a few seasons, Kelly decided to swap the sun for snow and took a job as a private masseuse in the Alps, where she heard about the yachting industry and the rest is history. Kelly is fascinated with travelling, meeting new people and discovering different cultures along the way. In her spare time, she like staying active, trying new sports and collecting cooking recipes from across the globe.