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AURA Yacht Charter Motor Boat

Plus Expenses

€105,000 - €115,000 per Week

Guests

10

Cabins

5

Crew

7

Size / Year Built / Builder

120.0 Ft / 2006 / Benetti

About

The overall impression that AURA provides is one of elegance and sophistication. The interior decor of this beautiful Benetti has a chic contemporary edge; with warm colours and attention to detail that create a relaxing and tranquil environment in which guests can unwind. Audio & video systems are on demand throughout the yacht keeping her up to date with modern trends, including New Apple TV system, I-pod docking stations throughout, SKY TV, flat screen televisions in all cabins and lounges, portable TV + plug in points at all external seating areas including the sundeck, Jacuzzi and barbecue. AURA sleeps 10 in sumptuous surroundings with 3 double and 2 twin cabins, all with exquisitely designed soft furnishings and marble bathrooms. The Owner’s Cabin and Bathroom are sheer opulence themselves, with gorgeous silks in softest ivory and gold and offering a stunning view from the panoramic bow window. For those who prefer to be outside, AURA offers ultimate luxury in cool comfort with al fresco dining, deck Jacuzzi and an array of exciting water toys for the more adventurous charterer! The yacht has a dedicated crew of 7 to cater for your every need and who, as you would expect from a yacht of this standard, offer a service to exceed expectation. From the moment that you step on board AURA you know you are in good hands. Impeccable service, fine dining and all the little details that add together to make the difference between an ordinary vacation and a spectacular experience.

Accommodations

Chic, contemporary interior, completely upgraded early 2018 giving a fresh modern look.

Master suite on the main deck with panoramic bow window, large king size bed facing fwd, private study, vanity area and en-suite marble bathroom including bath, shower and double sinks.

LOWER DECK

2 double VIP cabins (fwd) ensuite bathroom with marble single sink unit, shower, toilet
2 twin cabins (aft) ensuite bathroom with marble single sink unit, shower, toilet

Bed sizes:
Master Bed: 185 x 210 cm or (6.06’ x 6.89’)

2 VIP Beds: 155 x 200 cm or (5.08’ x 6.56’)

2 Twin Beds: 85 x 195 cm or (2.78’ x 6.4’)

Also available:
1 travel cot
2 x kid rails (to stop small children falling out of bed).

Cabins
5
King(s)
1
Queen(s)
2
Twin(s)
2

Amenities

Helipad
No
Deck Jacuzzi
Yes
Air Conditioning
Full
Sun Awning
Yes
Deck Shower
Yes
Bimini
Yes
Hair Dryers
Yes

Onboard Entertainment

Salon TV/DVD
Yes
Salon Stereo/Music
Yes
Sat TV
Yes
iPod/MP3 Hookups
Yes
DVDs/Movies
200
Other Amenities
AV entertainments system, upgraded in 2018- set out as below:

Saloon, Sky lounge and Master Cabin: Entertainment centre is being changed to simplify usage: More details to follow.(VHS, DVD, CD, 200 DVD video on demand), 40 inch plasma TV, Satellite TV (sky), Ipod docking station.

4 guest cabins: CD/DVD players (200 DVD video on demand), 20 inch plasma TV, and Satellite TV (sharing 2 sky boxes) ipod docking station.

Sundeck: Radio/CD, ipod docking station.

(all cabins come with music pre loaded iPods)

(200 DVD hard copy library some repeated on video on demand)

Water Entertainment

Water Skis - Adult
Yes
Water Skis - Kids
Yes
Wave Runners
Yes
Snorkel Gear
Yes
Tube
Yes
Wakeboards
Yes
Kayaks - 1 Man
Yes
Fishing Gear
Yes
Stand-up Paddle
2
Sea Bobs
No
Sea Scooters
No
Dinghy
6.5 meter BSC rib chase boat
Dinghy HP
150hp
# of Rods
2
Others
2018 - 6.5 meter BSC rib chase boat with a 150hp outboard.
Yamaha GP800R Wave runner (2007)
kids training water skis
adult water skis 2017
slalom ski
wakeboard
2 x kayaks (2017)
2 x paddle boards (2017)
2 x donut
3 x air head slices inflatables 2017
1 x full dive set & compressor (rendezvous diving only)
snorkel gear (upgraded yearly)
2 x fishing rods/tackle
Rackets, balls, noodles

Scuba Diving

Scuba
Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
License Info
-
Air Compressor
Not Onboard

Technical Details

Cruising Speed
13
Max Speed
15
Water Maker
Yes
Ice Maker
Yes
Communications
Wave Call
V SAT
3G
WIFI throughout (No charge and depending on geographic location).

Charter Types

Special Diets
Yes
Kosher Diets
Inq
Gay charters
Inq
Nudist Charters
Inq
Crew Smokes
Inq
Pets Onboard
No
Guest Pets Allowed
No
Children Allowed
Yes

Rates

Minimum Maximum
€105,000 €115,000
Rates are per week

Please Note:
Our team endeavors to provide up to date and accurate information regarding each yacht in our listing, however some yachts reserve the right to make last minute changes to their availability and rates. With this in mind, please note that premium rates may be attached to certain destinations and dates, such as Christmas and New Years in the Caribbean or July and August in the Mediterranean. Kindly contact us for a proposal that details the yacht’s final rate and availability.

Captain

Name
Ben Baylis
Nationality
British

Crew

Languages Spoken by Crew
English, French, basic French

Brief

CAPTAIN: BEN BAYLIS - British
Joined Winter 2020
Languages: English, French

Ben has over 30 years experience on mega yachts, including 19 years as Captain on yachts ranging from 25m to 50m which included the very popular charter yachts M/Y ENTOURAGE where he spent 4 very busy years building up the yachts impeccable reputation with seasons both in the Mediterranean and Caribbean with many repeat charter clients.
Previous yachts include M.Y. The Devocean, M.Y. Giorgia & M/Y Sealyon, where he added to his already excellent charter reputation, he then worked for the same owner for 4 years on M/Y Serendipity of Cayman, M/Y Serendipity II, M/Y Tsalta.
Ben is a very hands-on captain with extensive knowledge of all areas of yacht management and organization. His personal interests include kite surfing, windsurfing, water-skiing, wake-boarding and sailing, as well as being an advanced open water scuba diver.
Ben is a 5* Captain – one of the best! Hailed for his professionalism and welcoming nature, recently described as “calm, fantastic with his crew and so hands on”.
An absolute pro, friendly, communicative and a great asset to any charter.



CHEF: TBC


CHIEF STEWARDESS: Kathleen Van Eeden
Kathleen hails from Jeffrey’s Bay in South Africa and is a trained dancer and yoga teacher. It was her love for travel and desire to explore that attracted her to the yachting industry and in 2012 she landed her first job as sole stewardess on the busy charter yacht M/Y Happy Hour (32m) before moving quickly onto M/Y Siram (54m).
Kathleen’s prior experience in high end hospitality installed in her an efficient manner, creative thinking and professionalism – all skills that she mirrors today.
In her spare time, Kathleen is unable to resist her love for sport and she is at her happiest when she is involved in any kind of sporting activity.
Languages: English, Africaans


2ND STEWARDESS: Kathrine Grace
Six years of experience in the yachting industry provides Katherine with a strong knowledge in her field and a wealth of experience in housekeeping, service and laundry.
Katherine admits to being a natural leader who is comfortable working under pressure while accepting instruction and performing in a team. Her sunny disposition and bilingual capacity shows she is a cool cat when it comes to communicating and is always ready to go the extra mile for guests.

Spare time for Katherine generally involves one of her interests whether that be playing the harmonica, learning languages, painting, rock-climbing or lawn bowls!

Previous Yachts: M/Y ARIADNA (47m), M/Y AUSPICIOUS (50m), M/Y AMPHITRITE (47m), M/Y FOUNTAINHEAD (88m)

Languages: English, Italian(fluent) French (Basic)




MATE: Jeandré Fourie - South African
Joined Summer 2020
This ex-professional cyclist, studied to be a civil engineer and embarked upon his (2nd) career initially in the Netherlands and later back on his home ground of Cape Town, South Africa. The glimpses he got of the sea, whilst on the saddle and from the construction sites always caught his eye and finally in 2016 Jeandré took his first steps into the yachting industry.
With 4 successful seasons behind him, spent on yachts ranging from 27m to 67m, Jeandré has never once taken his eye off the prize and is working hard to attain the necessary qualifications needed for him to make vital progress within his field. He confesses that focus and pride make him a natural leader and his easy- going temperament make him an exemplary crew member!
Jeandré still loves his sports and when time allows, he doesn’t miss a chance to jump on a bike or rush off for a game of squash.
Languages English, Dutch, Afrikaans
Previous Yachts: M/Y Harmony (45m), M/Y Siran (67m), M/Y Thumper (40m), M/Y Two Kay (34m), M/Y Serenity J (55m), M/Y Willow (42m), M/Y Hayken (50m), MY Stae (27m)


DECKHAND: Christopher Park - British/South African
Joined Spring 2019
Chris grew up in a family business of restoring and repairing classic British cars from Jaguar, MG and Rolls Royce as well as having boats in the family either going to the dam or Hermanus lagoon for fishing and leisure trips with water sports (skiing, doughnuts and jet ski).Having completed his yacht master sailing from Cape Town to Madagascar in 2015.
Previous Yachts: M/Y Basnalina II, M/Y Yalla (47m)
Languages: English


CHIEF ENGINEER - Wilmar Revelleza – Filipino
Joined Spring 2020
“Wil” gained extensive experience on board merchant cargo vessels and has been travelling the world since 2003.
Looking for a change of scene in 2015 he turned his attention to the yachting industry where his focus and skill set were happily received.
Wil admits that his solid background and his reputation as a dependable and a hands-on crew member with a can-do attitude, make him a vital team player and he is happy to join the vibrant crew on board Aura.
Previous Yachts: M/Y New Star (30m), M/Y Polaris 1(50m), M/Y Miraggio (40m), M/Y Secret Life(45m)
Languages: English



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