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.
Marcel was born in South Africa and started sailing at the age of 5. He spent most of his childhood sailing throughout Southern Africa, marveling at the silence and soaking up the warm sun. At the age of 18 Marcel completed his first forty-seven-day Trans-Atlantic crossing from South Africa to the United States on a 45ft sailing boat. Marcel completed his Dive Masters and soon found himself working in the yachting industry. Since joining the industry 20 years ago he has completed his Captains license, his Merchant Marine and Engineering licenses. Since the 90’s Marcel has been working on a vast variety of vessels from high performance military spec private yachts to gas turbine yachts in the Caribbean, Bahamas, USA, Atlantic, Pacific and Mediterranean seas. Marcel resides in Fort Lauderdale with his wife who is an award-winning playwright producer. In his spare time Marcel enjoys cave diving, mountain biking, motor bikes and vintage cars.
Born and raised along the laid-back coastal town of Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Wynand has always enjoyed the outdoors and adventure sport lifestyle. In 2006 he graduated from the University of Port Elizabeth with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and subsequently obtained further certificates in Project Management and undertook specific short course studies in Germany. He has since worked in the marine industry throughout the Mediterranean, Caribbean, US East Coast, Mexico and US West Coast onboard M/Y Kogo, M/Y Excellence V, M/Y Polar Star, M/Y Faith and now M/Y Remember When. His wife and two little boys keep him busy during his time off back home in the UK, but whenever he gets the chance, he enjoys mountain biking or catching a few waves at his favorite holiday spot, Saint Francis Bay, South Africa.
Chef Russell Draper trained as a chef in his home country of Australia before leaving to broaden his experience in London, where he worked in a variety of high-end restaurants by the side of acclaimed chefs, perfecting the craft he is so passionately committed to. He has worked as a private yacht chef for the past 12 years and loves pleasing the discerning palates of each guest onboard with his unique approach to food, while he remains ready to satisfy special dietary requests and nutritional needs. While classically trained, Russell’s style is unlimited and draws inspiration from his travel experiences worldwide. He loves using the best produce available, and is always open to experimenting and creating. In his spare time, he enjoys playing the guitar, gardening, keeping fit and foraging in the forest!
Christina grew up on the Garden Route region’s picturesque shores of Mossel Bay, South Africa. She was educated at Stellenbosch University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in biology in addition to competing on the university’s Track and Field and Netball Teams. While studying in this world renown wine region, Christina gained skills in hospitality by working at her family’s local vineyard and tasting room. After University, Christina joined the luxury yachting industry and quickly gained a broad understanding of how a vessel is run by working from the bottom up, in both the interior and exterior. As a valued crew member for over 3 years onboard Remember When, Christina has worked her way up to the Chief Stewardess role where she manages the highly competent interior team in serving the particular needs of each guest. Christina is personable, organized, and loves working with children. She has traveled extensively throughout Europe, America and the Caribbean, enjoying the local cultures and cuisines. As the well-rounded athlete, she enjoys a wide variety of outdoor activities including scuba, tennis, skiing, basketball and golf.
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.
Matt was born in Johannesburg, South Africa but moved to the United States at the young age of ten. He grew up exploring the shores and roaming the Atlantic Ocean around Stuart, Florida. Matt studied hotel management at Indian River State College but decided to go back to his roots and completed his Captain license at Chapmans Marine School. He established a career in the yachting industry, was introduced to diving and became a Dive Master. Matt’s diving and fishing experience have taken him to some of the most exotic islands around the world including Vanuatu, The Three Kings in New Zealand and the Gold Coast of Australia. In his spare time Matthew enjoys woodworking, fishing, diving and collecting boat projects.
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.
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
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.
Xanthe (pronounced Chanté) grew up in East London, South Africa, and was heavily involved in a variety of sports from a young age. She completed her studies in Somatology—defined as the study or science of the human body as a branch of anthropology — which led to her passionate involvement in holistic body care. Born into a family of worldtravelers and having lived all over the globe herself, traveling has always been part of Xanthe's own life journey. Shortly after her studies she joined the yachting industry, voyaging through the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Artic remains an unforgettable highlight of her career. When not engaged in sports, Xanthe enjoys furthering her knowledge of the human body.