NAMASTE Yacht Charter Catamaran
NAMASTE - Welcome to our bespoke-crafted world of luxury adventure! Namaste is a fully custom 78′ sailing yacht that has been painstakingly designed and carefully crewed to deliver an unparalleled experience. From its teak decks and open-air Jacuzzi to its performance sailing capabilities and jet tender, Namaste is without equal. She is loaded with tools for exploration—three Seabob ocean scooters, high-end snorkeling and scuba equipment including an onboard nitrox-capable compressor, two Segways, e-bikes, and state-of-the-art pedal kayaks. You will run out of days before you run out of new activities to try. Yet, on Namaste, adventure is balanced with rejuvenation. On board, you can choose from several carefully designed experiences. Some, we carried to Namaste from the best spas in the world. Some are uniquely enabled by living aboard an exceptionally equipped and crewed sailing yacht and focus on the areas through which Namaste travels. Others take advantage of the slower pace of life on Namaste, making space to learn or simply be. After a week aboard, how will your life be changed?
Size / Year Built / Builder
78.0 Ft / 2016 / PRIVILEGE MARINE
Namaste is offering 3 double cabins including a Master as below :
On the forward portside, the MASTER CABIN with one bed: 1820 mm (beam) x 2000 mm (length) & leather sofa, Separated heads, steamshower & 2 person steam sauna
Aft portside, the first DOUBLE CABIN with bed 1635 mm (beam) x 2000 mm (length) and separated heads & shower
Aft starboard, the second DOUBLE CABIN with bed: 1635 mm (beam) x 2000 mm (length) and separated heads & shower
All of them equipped with hair dryer, plugs 1 for the shaver + 1 for the vanity (110v & 220), Rj45 & 4 X USB
Also with private A/C control, TV sets, BOSE minisoundlink,Wi-fi and blue tooth
Crew quarters: 1 cabin located on the forward starboard with hull and the cabin mid-portside
LCD TV & DVD in the saloon / TV 1 X Sony 49ï¿½, Apple TV, X-Box 1, Sony PS4, Bose LifeStyle 535
Bose soundlink mini with Bluetooth for I-pods in the saloon
Parlour games / Book Library
Speakers connected to lounge HI-FI set
I-Pod Docking station in the saloon / USB ports,RJ45 X-box, Playstation & Bose, Master & Salon Apple TV
A shade on the flybridge that will cover the whole flybridge
Large sun awning unfold at anchor for the fly extended from
A shade on the trampoline that will cover the STB side of the trampoline
Carbon Hardtop bimini
Cockpit, roof & deck cushions, cushions plus 4 sunbed cushions and 3 pear poufs
1 hammock and sitting chairshammocks
Movie night set up with projectors
Aft platform set up deck chairs and footstools
Cockpit featuring a dining table for 8, sofa and 2 sun pads
2 deck showers (hot & cold water)
Swimming ladders / 1 each stern
1 Carbon fiber passerelle in 2 pieces
Cockpit lights and emergency /night navigation red lights
6 Electric Windlass
Nespresso coffe maker
2 Ice makers: 1 flybridge & 1 salon bar
2 electric assist bicycles
1 Flight board Efoil & electric hydrofoil
3 seabobs with harness
Mono & Bi water skis for adults & children
2 Wakeboards: 1 kids, 1 adults, 1 wake skate
2 Inflatable Starboard: Zen WindSUPs
2 double seated tubes, 2 tubes, 1 Banana ride
2 double and 1 single inflatable Hobie kayaks
1 nautibuoy inflatable platform. extension for watersports landing platform
Deep sea fishing gear: 3 sets deep sea trolling gear
Snorkeling equipment for 6 varies sizes.
- RENDEZVOUS DIVING ONLY -
Diving equipment for 6 people - only for certified divers - 10 tanks, diving gear for 6, Bauer junior dive compressor and nitrox system.
Underwater camera and video
Beach chairs, beach umbrella
When the LTE does not work Namaste has the Satellite internet on as well (internet is a bit slower but works great as well and we can still use Netflix. Billing would be extra in that case.
SAT-COM / Tracphone V7 IP
KVH Satellite TV & SuperYacht IP Mobile cast
4G WI-FI access
2 VHF with DSC + 4 cordless VHF
Ray Marine G165 (+ back-up autopilot, GP33)
Radar: Ray Marine Beacon Sarsat with GPS integrated SOLAS + pocket PLBGPS + radar transponder + AIS SART
Navigation station: Ray Marine G165
|Winter 2022 to 2023|
|Winter 2023 to 2024|
|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, the availability displayed in the calendars and rates, are indicative only and subject to confirmation at the time of your inquiry. With this in mind, please note that premium rates may apply 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: Willem J.M. NIEUWELINK
Diploma: RYA Yachtmaster Offshore, MCA Commercially endorsed. PADI Dive Master
Language spoken: Dutch & English
Captain Willem hails from a small canal town in Holland where his family kept their sailboat tied to the dock at their home and has lived for sailing since he was a young boy. Later as a teenager Willem taught sailing in Greece, Mallorca and England as well as competed in dinghy racing on an international level where he collected multiple awards. As a fully qualified RYA Yacht Master Offshore, Captain Willem has an extensive list of credentials as a skipper with his well-rounded career in both the Charter & Private yacht industry.
Willem joins us from his last position which he held with the same owner & yacht for ten years. He oversaw the build of the vessel and eventually completed a circumnavigation while maintaining the owners request for the yacht to be kept up to 5-star standards. He has cultivated an extensive list of global networks which ensure exclusive connectivity no matter where Namaste ventures.
Willem is at his happiest when guests are perched happily in one of the many comfortable areas on deck while the boat sails effortlessly into the sunset. His calm nature and giddy knowledge of almost all types of yachts will elicit a true sense of happiness while onboard.
An outstanding sportsman on the water Willem looks forward to taking you waterskiing and wakeboarding or exploring the treasures under the sea as he is a certified PADI Dive Master.
Captain Willem is looking forward to this new adventure and with his natural humor and easy-going nature you are assured an unforgettable time. Willem creates specialized itineraries for each guest and will make you feel at ease afloat as he safely steers you to unique & exciting destinations on Yacht Namaste.
ROTATIONAL RELIEF CAPTAIN: Will MORGAN
Diploma: STCW95 / RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Ocean sail commercially endorsed.
MCA -AEC. /OMT Advanced marine mechanics
RYA Safety boat / SSI Open water diver
Language spoken: English
While growing up on the southwest coast of England, sailing and adventure sports were Namaste Captain Will Morgan’s primary focus.
As a young adult, Will owned and maintained small sailboats and powerboats, which he used for frequent coastal cruising and racing.
In 2009, Will began his professional sailing career delivering yachts to the Caribbean. Following the trade winds west, he completed a three-year circumnavigation under sail and set his sights on adventure sailing.
Will has spent the past decade exploring remote parts of the world as a captain.
He specializes in adventure cruising and water sports itineraries, and he is always on the lookout for new hidden gems to share with Namaste’s guests.
CHEF – Samuel R.C.WELLAND
STCW 95 - Security Awareness for Seafarers Powerboat level 2
Culinary Management Diploma
Marine Medical Certificate
Food Hygiene level 2
Languages: English, Spanish, French (conversational)
Culinarily trained in college, I spent years in the restaurant industry around Canada.
Later as a private chef in a Costa Rican beach town, I developed a tropical-gourmet style with Latino and south East Asian inspirations, and a health-forward focus.
I had become more interested in working abroad.
Yachting was recommended and seemed like a strong direction. I was compelled to wrap up my knives and head out to sea. It’s been more than five years, and an amazing set of experiences in places that I can't imagine I might have ever visited if not for yachting.
My craft has evolved in the Mediterranean, Caribbean islands, Latin America and Canada!s Pacific coast. Every locality provides different inspiration. My passion for sourcing regional products and creating fresh and fantastic world dishes continues to propel my work.
I have in recent years switched to a freelance career and continue to enjoy the varied opportunities.
STEWARDESS: Courtney ROUX
Nationality: South African
STCW & PDSD / Powerboat2 / B1B2
Food Hyginee & Safety 2
Courtney grew up in a small coastal town in South Africa, where her love for nature began at an early age. Her diverse professional background includes not only yacht experience, but also hospitality, lodge management, and working on a small organic farm.
Over her five years in the yachting industry, Courtney has cruised CÈte dÊ¹Azur, Italy, the Bahamas, the Caribbean, and the East Coast of the United States. She has worked aboard yachts as M/Y Solaris, S/Y Corto Maltese, M/Y Tommy Belle.
One of Courtney’s greatest joys is meeting people and connecting with individuals from all walks of life. She lives the Kahlil Gibran quote, “Work is love made visible.” Hospitality runs in her blood, and her passion for her work is evident to all of Namaste’s guests. Her welcoming and adaptable personality, close attention to detail, creativity, and keen observation skills help everyone aboard feel relaxed and comfortable. She is also a skilled bartender who looks forward to complementing guests’ days with tasty cocktails served with a friendly smile.
In her free time, Courtney enjoys snorkeling, traveling, horseback riding, hiking, reading, cooking, soapmaking, and leatherworking.
FIRST MATE: Glenn WARD
MCA ENG1, MCA STCW 95
RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance / VHF Operators licence
Dinghy/Keelboat/Multihull Instructor, Windsurf Instructor,
PADI Open Water Diver
Glenn began his career as a multi qualified watersports instructor pursuing his childhood love for windsurfing, kayaking and dinghy sailing.
After teaching at a high wind resort in Egypt he started working on yachts.
After many deliveries and charters on luxury yachts, he has thousands of miles under his belt.
Glenn is also a PADI Rescue Diver and loves exploring the reefs with photography equipment.
With a degree in media and his drone pilot’s license Glenn is always happy to help guests capture special moments during their time onboard Namaste.
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.