Size / Year Built / Builder
56.0 Ft / 2014 / MOODY
Not often does a new yacht enter the market that is truly unique and clearly innovative, nudging the enjoyment of the yachting experience even further, if that is possible. The Moody 54 DS is such a yacht, introducing a new concept in monohull design with the salon and cockpit on the same level - referred to as ï¿½one level livingï¿½. With skylights that flood the main salon with light, panoramic views all-around, and a huge comfortable cockpit with convertible sunning bed, she offers unparalleled luxury and comfort in a yacht of her size. MOJEKA is, simply put, a very special boat combining the benefits of a catamaran with the beauty, grace and sailing characteristics of a monohull. Because she is built with public spaces on the main deck and private staterooms below, she actually fits the space of a 64ft boat into a 54ft boat. Hanse, the owner of Moody since '07, has always been known for high-sided boats. MOJEKA incorporates this design, which translates to extra side windows and well-lit cabins. And when it comes to sailing, she is extremely easy to handle and provides absolute sailing satisfaction unique to a monohull. With her powerhouse genoa, she takes off like a rocket and her gennaker produces maximum speed in lighter wind conditions. There is no question that MOJEKA will become the class for a new level of sailing. MOJEKA accommodates 6 guests in 3 very comfortable staterooms. Stepping to the lower level, the spacious primary with ensuite bath is located forward. A wonderful large skylight directly above the king size bed creates a great view. The bath has a separate shower stall and electric toilet. The portside VIP cabin is virtually equal to the primary in size only with less headroom. It also offers a luxurious and spacious ensuite bath and shower. The third guest stateroom with double bed is located starboard side and shares the day head/shower accessed by steps at the rear of the salon, or the other guest heads. The main level features a very spacious salon with large skylights and expansive side windows which create a 360 degree panoramic view. The large galley has many smart conveniences, all incorporated into the design so they are hidden and out of the way when not in use. In addition there is a coffee and cappuccino maker. Throughout the yacht one finds such niceties as wood paneled walls with upholstered accent, creating a warm and elegant feel. The safety features incorporated into the design include well-rounded corners, handgrips in all the right places, a very high bulwark, solid steel rails and deck cleats that retract when not in use. MOJEKA is an extremely comfortable and safe choice for just about anyone, offering an unusually high degree of protection, even to children. If you were wondering whether there is special meaning to the name of this lovely yacht, the answer can be found in a beautiful story in which MOJEKAï¿½S name sources from the writings about Vasco da Gama, the captain-major of four vessels dispatched by the King of Portugal in 1497 to go in search of spices. The party made landfall in South Africa near the Cape of Good Hope. They found the inhabitants of this country to be very pleasant and hospitable, as they spent time with them waiting for a weather window to round the Cape. When they finally made their departure, the natives bid goodbye by shouting ï¿½Mojeka, Mojekaï¿½ again and again, which seemed to bestow best wishes for a safe and successful journey. And so you will find the gracious accommodation of a holiday aboard MOJEKA.
Salon has TV/DVD/CD & stereo and Bluetooth. Salon Headroom 198cm
Primary has TV/CD
Primary Cabin Headroom 204cm
All guest cabins have electric fans
Primary & VIP Cabins are ensuite
Primary Cabin 208x190cm
VIP Cabin 203x160cm
Guest Cabin: 203x124cm
Inverter voltage 230V/5000W
2 man inflatable kayak
For emergencies the guests can use the boat's computer to check emails.
|Winter 2021 to 2022|
|2 Pax||3 Pax||4 Pax||5 Pax||6 Pax|
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 AUGUSTINE (GUS) CLEMENT:
Captain Augustine (Gus) Clement is originally from Grenada’s little sister island of Petite Martinique. He says he grew up as a “sea boy”. In part, because on a tiny island you’re always just steps from the sea. More so because he can’t remember a time when he wasn’t on boats. To date, he has sailed over 100k nautical miles, on both charter and private yachts, in the Caribbean, Atlantic, Mediterranean, South Pacific, Canada, and the Americas.
Having grown up in the islands of Grenada, Captain Gus is an especially remarkable host. Guests will experience magnificent sailing because Gus knows the winds, seas, and tides with the intimacy of old friends. As an avid sports fisherman, he knows where the fish are. Let him know if you prefer complete solitude or a bit of mayhem on your beach; deep wrecks to dive or shallow reefs for snorkeling, a secluded sandy beach or shady banks for a barbecue. Gus will make sure that your charter itinerary on MOJEKA will be exactly what you want.
Gus is meticulous about yacht maintenance and an expert navigator. He is qualified as Yachtmaster Ocean 200tons # 1894 issued 20 January 1997, Commercial Endorsement, MCA Seafarer Medical Certificate ENG 1 and Marine Safety Training STCW95 #005380 from the Royal Yachting Association Department of Transport United Kingdom. In addition to a lengthy list of accomplishments, he's also a great guy. Among colleagues and friends, his easy going, calm nature have earned him the nickname "No Fuss Gus".
CHEF/STEW ELLIE MAE BYAS:
Ellie Mae Byas has an infectious smile, a subtle sense of humor, and a lengthy list of impressive accomplishments. She was born and educated in Amsterdam, Netherlands, but is truly a citizen of the world. She is certified as a P.A.D.I Open Water Scuba instructor. She has taught scuba at Club Meds, Robinson Clubs, in the Maldives, managed a dive center in Rovinj, Croatia, and owned a dive center in Mallorca. She has R.Y.A Certification Yachtmaster Offshore and has circumnavigated the globe in her own yacht, Bon Bini. With a little coaxing, guests aboard MOJEKA can persuade Ellie into recounting some amazing sea stories.
Ellie has been a charter yacht chef for more than a decade. Although she specializes in recipes with fresh seafood and local ingredients, having lived all over the world she has a sophisticated repertoire. Of course, her menu is based on guest preferences. So, whether the mood dictates a gourmet menu paired with fine wine, or sandwiches with a hot cup of Grenada chocolate, guests are never disappointed. Even those on special diets.
Ellie’s hobbies are spearfishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, and sailing. She also has a small cottage industry smoking fish. Provided there’s time away from the galley, she welcomes guests to join her in any activities of interest. And she can explain things to almost everyone in a way they can understand it, because she is fluent in English, Dutch, German and French and conversational Spanish.
Crew Interview with Gus and Ellie Mae - https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=BkAfxvrEpf8&feature=youtu.be
Inclusions and exclusion are not standardized across the different yachts, with each offering slightly different terms. Please contact us for a proposal that details the yacht’s availability, individual pricing based on the number of guests in your party and particular dates, as well as the list of the inclusions and exclusions for that particular yacht.
This yacht offers an “All Inclusive” Rate:
Typically this includes all your breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks. Standard Ship's Bar which includes your alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages. Fuel for the yacht and its tender, and the necessary water for the onboard facilities. Use of the Yacht’s onboard equipment and the Captain, Chef and Crew’s services.
Excluded are airport transfers costs, onshore excursions and tours, as well as any food or beverages purchased ashore. Although optional, crew gratuity is customary at 15% - 20% of the charter rate for the Caribbean and 10% - 15% for the Mediterranean.
Inclusions and exclusion are not standardized across the different yachts, with each offering slightly different terms. Please contact us for a proposal that details the yacht’s availability and individual pricing based on the number of guests in your party, as well as the list of the inclusions and exclusions for that particular yacht.
This Yacht offers a “Plus Expenses” Rate:
Included are the Yacht and its onboard equipment as well as the Captain, Chef and Crew’s services.
Excluded are food and beverages, fuel for the yacht and its tender, any dockage, airport transfers costs, onshore excursions and tours, as well as any cruising permits, licenses and other charter related expenses. Crew gratuity, although optional is customary at 15% - 20% of the charter rate for the Caribbean and 10% - 15% for the Mediterranean.
Advanced Provisioning Allowance:
For "Plus Expenses" charters, yachts request an Advance Provisioning Allowance (APA), which is generally estimated at 20% - 25% of the base charter fee for sailing yachts (catamarans and monohulls) and at 30%-35% for motor yachts. The APA essentially creates a bank account for the Captain to purchase provisions, fuel, dockage, food, beverages, bar, and other consumables on the charterer's behalf. The Captain will keep all receipts and manage a running balance of the account, so that expenditures can be checked at any time. Any amount not used will be refunded at the end of the charter. If during the charter the costs have exceeded the collected APA, then additional funds will be required for the outstanding bills. All purchases are transparent and nothing is marked up. The APA is used purely for the charterer's provisions and charter-related expenses.