This yacht is not available for charter
|Builder||Halter / Tri|
|Number of Crew:||14|
|8 Cabins:||5 King(s), 1 Queen(s), 1 Double(s), 1 Twin(s), 4 Pullman(s)|
|Speed:||Cruise Speed 10 knots, Max Speed 12 knots|
|Winter Area:||New Zealand, South Pacific, South America, Antarctica|
|Summer Area:||New Zealand, South Pacific|
Accommodation. Legal max of 12 additional guest cabins may be used for guest staff.
Number of cabins. 7 plus masseuse room with double Murphy Bed + kids room/pilates workshop room with 4 pull down beds.
Master - One King bed.
4 VIP Cabins - 3 king 1 queen
Masseuse room - Murphy bed double.
One Cabin with King Bed.
One cabin with twin beds convertible to one King.
|Cruise Speed:||10 knots|
|Max Speed:||12 knots|
|Generator:||(2) 99 Kw John Deere generator|
|Water Capacity:||28,451 Litres/ 7,517 Gallons|
|Communicate:||Panasonic PABX. SATCOM, WiFi
|Number of Crew:||14|
Crew Profile - SuRi
Anthony Van Willis 'Tony' - Captain
Tony grew up on a small island outside of Nadi, Fiji. It was there that he developed a lifelong love for the water. An avid fisherman and spear diver, Tony began working on a game fishing boat in Fiji at sixteen. He moved to mega yachts in 1999 and has traveled throughout the world. He was 2nd Officer on Motor Yacht Helios, Bosun on Motor Yacht Lazy Z, and Jet boat driver at Shot-Over Jet Fiji for five years and was in the hospitality industry for 10 years. Tony is SuRi's First Officer joining in 2007. He has over 20 years of experience as a dive master and has an MCA 3000 ton Master Certificate. He enjoys spear diving, water skiing, wake boarding, scuba diving, paddle boarding, fishing, and motor crossing.
Juan Koegelenberg - Captain / General Manager
Our illustrious leader started his working career in 1987 when he joined the South African Military Services where he qualified as an Officer and Instructor at the Meganized Leaders Wing. Shortly after he left the Military he moved from Johannesburge to Cape Town where he enrolled in a Commercial Diving program and thereafter worked for three consecutive years as an offshore commercial diver.
After ending his diving career in 1993 he joined the yachting industry and today his 20years of experience stand him in good stead by taking his first command as Captain in 1999 aboard a 114ft "Mamosa" and as build Captain of the 164ft yacht "JeMaSa" built at Hakvoort Shipyard in Holland. JeMaSa was also owned by the same owners as SuRi, and thereafter Juan is the longest standing crewmember with the owners approaching 9 years of employment.
He has endless enthusiasm for SuRi, its operation and he enjoys working as a team and exploring out of the way and adventurous cruising destinations.
As Captain Juan has logged over 250,000 Nautical Miles and has completed two circumnavigation trips around the globe. With this global cruising experience he also understands how to make yachting fun for the guests and the crew alike. With this in mind Juan has a very good reputation for longevity amongst his crew. We can therefore state that he is well seasoned and an exceptional seaman. Once aboard you will find Juan very polite, friendly, flexible to guest demands and competent in what he does.
Andrew Deas - Chief Engineer
A native Australian, Andrew worked for many years as a dive instructor on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. He has extensive experience with yachts and previously worked as a Captain. Andrew is Chief Engineer on Motor Yacht SuRi and joined in 2008. He has a Chief Engineer MCA Y2 certification and Australian Class 4 Masters certification. In his spare time, Andrew enjoys hang gliding, hiking and snorkeling. Andrew is happily married and lives with his beautiful wife in New Zealand.
Norman Ramsay - Chief Engineer
A native Kiwi; Norman has been a sailing and racing fanatic his whole life. He started his super yacht career in 1999 and since then has been traveling the ocean as a Chief Engineer. He previously worked for Super Yacht Drumbeg, Super Yacht Nelson, Motor Yacht Aquila, Motor Yacht Lady Georgina, and Motor Yacht Whitestar. Norman is Chief Engineer aboard Motor Yacht SuRi joining in 2010. He has an MCA Y3 Certification, Trade Certificate in Automotive Engineering, Advanced Fire Fighting, Advanced First Aid, and Yacht Master Offshore. Norman enjoys sailing, yacht racing, fishing, diving, watersports, snowboarding, golf, squash, and is a Qualified Personal Fitness Trainer. He also enjoys nuclear physics, algebra, molecular chemistry, and genetic science. Norman is happily married and lives with his beautiful wife and adorable daughter, Dana Rose, in New Zealand.
Dion Ryan - 2nd Engineer
Dion is a native Kiwi from Auckland, New Zealand. His prior experience includes four years of boat building apprenticeship at Alloy Yachts International; two years of structural steel fabrication at Gold Coast in Australia; and three years as Boat Building Supervisor at Cobra Boats & Marine Engineering in Nadi, Fiji. He has over 10 years of experience in the yachting industry and is currently Motor Yacht SuRi's 2nd Engineer joining in 2010. He has an NZQA Aluminum boat building Level 4 certificate, Approved Engine Course, Maritime Coastguard Authority of U.K., and PADI diver. In his spare time, he enjoys skateboarding, wakeboarding, diving, and surfing.
Siliveno Tuitavua 'Tui' - Bosun
Tui has over 20 years of experience in the tourism industry. He has 10 years of experience as Captain of game fishing charters, parasailing guide, and several other watersport activities. Tui is currently the Bosun on Motor Yacht SuRi and joined in 2008. He has Fijian Class Five Masters certification, PADI certified dive instructor, and rescue diver. He is experienced in game fishing and spear diving. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, plays rugby, volleyball, and boxing. Tui grew up in Yasawa Islands in Fiji; beautiful islands famous for movies such as Blue Lagoon and Castaway.
Tyson Von Bonde - Deckhand
Since the age of 15, Tyson has been representing South Africa in professional game fishing. Over those years his entire family have gained South African honors and represented their country in consecutive game fishing nationals worldwide, he also holds two world records. Before working on mega yachts, Tyson was a commercial diver, captain of Cape Town's leading game fishing charter company and his family's commercial tuna vessel. Tyson joined SuRi as the diver master in January 2013. He is also responsible for the overall operation of the dive shop on board SuRi and the maintenance of the deluxe vintage 'Woodacres' Speedster.
Jason Morris - Deckhand
Jason grew up on a cattle farm near the ocean in Whangarei, New Zealand. Before working on mega yachts, Jason was a commercial fisherman for over five years. He is an avid surfer, enjoys diving and drop line fishing. Off the water, Jason enjoys hunting. He is currently Motor Yacht SuRi's Deckhand and joined in 2009. Jason has a New Zealand Commercial Launch Master certification and is PADI Diver certified.
Clinton Roos - Deckhand
Clinton grew up in South Africa and has over 12 years in the yachting industry. He had over a two year contract working for Motor Yacht SuRi as a boat builder and cabinet maker. He then joined SuRi as a deckhand in May 2012 to provide general maintenance and upkeep of SuRi and her tenders. Clinton has an NZQA certificate in composite and wooden boatbuilding marine cabinet making; SSI certificate in advanced open water diver specialty including stress rescue, search & recovery, night & limited visibility, deep & drift; and RYA day skipper certificate. Growing up in South Africa, he picked up a few other languages such as Afrikaans and Zulu. He now resides in New Zealand. In his spare time, he enjoys surfing, diving, kite surfing, wakeboarding, fishing, sailing, and hiking.
Sandra Compain - Chief Stewardess
A native of Fiji, Sandra spent over five years traveling the world as a flight attendant for Air Pacific. She joined Suri as a Stewardess in 2008 and was promoted to Chief Stewardess in 2011. She is certified in IYT Flora Design & Care, IYT Silver Service Certificate, IYT Food Service - Safety & Hygiene, New York Bartending & Mixology, New York Bartending Wine Service, and PADI Diver certified. Sandra's dad is of French decent and her mum is a beautiful Fijian Muslim. Sandra was brought up on a dairy farm in a small town known as Nausori in Fiji and has seven sisters and four brothers. She enjoys photography, swimming, cooking, and baking in her spare time.
Rory Martin - 2nd Stewardess
Rory is an Aussie from Whitsundays and is 3rd Stewardess aboard Motor Yacht SuRi since May 2012. She ensures Motor Yacht SuRi is prepared and maintained to luxury yacht standards by providing first class service to all charter guests. Her exceptional skills and certificates include a degree in Business with Marketing major and Professional Super Yacht Hospitality Training for Interior Crew. Rory's past experience includes Assistant Marketing Manager for a National Pharmacy Group and Resort Assistant Manager in Hamilton Island. Rory loves traveling, reading, photography, socializing with friends and family.
Betty Clair Compain - 3rd Stewardess
Betty grew up in Fiji with seven sisters and four brothers for whom she loved cooking traditional Fijian meals taught by her mum, aunts, and nana. She is Motor Yacht SuRi's 4th Stewardess joining on June 2012. Betty has over 10 years of experience as a proprietor of Kaicolo Kokkies Company specializing in an assortment of baked goods. She was also a flight attendant for Air Pacific. She has over 15 years of experience as an account clerk and office coordinator. Betty has a passion for giving back to her Fijian community and has organized Motor Yacht Suri's generous donations to fund children school fees. She was a board member for Korovou Hospital in Fiji for four years. Betty loves to cook, bake, travel and spend quality time with her family. She has beautiful twin girls, Francin and Yasmin, and her handsome son, Bradley.
Rosemarie Mendoza-Balagtas - 4th Stewardess
Rose is the newest member aboard MY SuRi, joining as our 4th stew in March, 2013. Born and raised in the Phillipines, Rose graduated from University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Tourism. This motivated her to want to see and travel the world, which is how she discovered and joined the yachting industry where her first yacht was M.Y Attessa (100m) in 2006.
Ever since then her career as a stewardess has taken her many places around the world working with 3 other motor yachts.
Rose enjoys watersports, hiking and singing and whenever she can loves to return home to spend time with her parents, 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
Shaun Williams - Chef
Shaun has been in the hospitality industry for over 25 years. At 25, Shaun was Executive Chef of the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. At 26, he was Executive Sous Chef of the Victorian Arts Centre. During this time, Shaun cooked for dignitaries such as the Queen of England, Princess Diana, the Queen of Holland and President George Bush Senior. Shaun also attended the Culinary Olympics in Frankfurt, winning a personal gold and silver medal. In 1994, Shaun joined Super Yacht Achiever in Florida to charter in Mexico and the Caribbean. He then joined Super Yacht Aurora B, chartering in Europe, Caribbean, and Bahamas for six years. After a break from the yachting industry, Shaun worked in Dallas, Texas for society caterer Andrew Ormsby Catering. Returning to the yachting industry in 2009, he worked on Motor Yacht SuRi on a four month contract as Chef in Thailand and Burma. He rejoined Motor Yacht SuRi in October 2010 in Fiji.
David trained under Michelin star rated Chefs at two of Australia's best restaurants circa; the Prince and Banc Restaurant in Sydney. He was invited to join the World of Residensea floating six stars resort on its maiden voyage around the world in a bid to be awarded the first Michelin star on water. After further training in Europe, he opened his own restaurant at the age of 24 in Zihuatanejo, Mexico which received high accolades from the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald and many other publications both within Mexico and abroad. David joined SuRi in June 2012 as Sous Chef.
Steve Zito - Aviation Pilot
United States of America
Steve's passions are flying helicopters and private planes. His talents are not only in flying; he also enjoys surfing, diving, and motor crossing. He is SuRi's skilled under water photographer who is always up for a challenge. Steve is one of SuRi's aviation pilots joining in 2008.
Dan Nickens - Aviation Pilot
United States of America
A life-long Floridian, Dan has been flying for more than 30 years. He grew up in Florida around water and boats. He has graduate degrees in marine geology, coastal & oceanographic engineering, and law from the University of Florida. After a professional career managing explosive, reactive, and radioactive wastes, he retired to fly seaplanes. He is a Commercial Pilot with more than 8500 flight hours, 4500 in seaplanes. He has been flying his favorite seaplane, the SuRi's SeaRey, since 2010.
|One Man Kayak:||Yes|
|Two Man Kayak:||2|
|Fish Gear Type:||Shimano|
|Num Fish Rods:||2|
|Other Toys:||Complete list of water, aviation, land, and fitness equipment available for guests while chartering on Motor Yacht SuRi.
· 3 SeaDoo Wave Runner 1503CC
· 2 Yamaha Stand-up Jet Skis 701 CC
· Adult Connelly Water Skis
· Child Connelly Water Skis
· 3 Paddle Boards
· 9 surfboards ranging from 5' to 8'
· SeaDoo Towable inflatable for 3 person
· Super Mable inflatable for 3 person
· O'Brian inflatable for 2 person
· Yellow banana boat 4 person
· 2 Single Kayaks
· 2 Double Kayaks
· 1 Hobbie Cat
· 1 Heritage Single Rowing Boat
· 1 Heritage Double Rowing Boat
· Snorkeling Gear
· Complete Scuba Diving Gear
· Fishing Gear for Trawling / Jigging
· Variety of big game fishing gear
· Freestyle cruiser inflatable water slide 11m
· 2 Seabob underwater scooters
SPEEDBOAT & TENDERS
Stan-Craft Wooden Speedster (Open Boat) with 600hp Inboard Engines - 1997 deluxe vintage boat that has been fully refurbished with Mahogany wood and comfortable seats; 30 feet in length and can carry 6 passengers; maximum speed of 40 knots.
Intrepid Center Console Cuddy 37 feet with 2 x 350hp V8 Yamaha 4-stroke Outboards - maximum speed of 45 knots; features a built -in toilet / shower; Fully equipped for big game fishing.
Munson Packman - 23 feet landing Craft with 200hp 4 Stroke Outboards - maximum speed of 30 knots. This boat takes SuRi's motor bikes & bicycles right up to the beach where these land vehicles can easily wheel out for your next adventure.
Nautica Rib 15 DL inflatable boat - 11 foot inflatable working rubber boat with 60hp 4 stroke Yamaha Outboards.
Avon Rover 340 Rib Gray inflatable boat - 3.4 meter inflatable working rubber boat with 20hp 4 stroke Yamaha Outboards.
Helicopter: A-Star Squirrel Helicopter seats pilot & 4 passengers to take you on a splendid voyage from the ship to shore or vice versa and enjoy the magnificent landscape and sceneries from the sky.
SEARAY seaplane - 2 passenger seaplane amphibious aircraft
BMW 650CC Motor Bikes - 2 motorcycles with full riding gear
Cannondale Hybrid Bicycles - 4 Cannondale road bikes
Beach Set-up: Beach tent for 12 guests with ample space, Weber BBQ, catering ashore
Keiser Performance Trainers
The Performance Trainer is compact & versatile equipment; single-column, wall mounted high-low pulley system. This equipment can be used comfortably by all body types and sizes.
You can change resistance throughout the range of motion and adjust quickly in 1/10 pound increments.
The TrueStretch 800 SS is a revolutionary concept that uses a natural approach to flexibility training. It will help you look better, feel better and reduce risk of injury. The TrueStretch comes with an easy-to-follow exercise manual attached right to the frame. This manual is organized by muscle groups and features 96 different stretches. All are designed to mimic real-life, real world stretches - including performance-enhancing stretches.
Power-Plate my5 Vibration Training Machine
This vibration trainer will help you achieve new levels of health, fitness and performance - in just 15 minutes per day, three times a week. The my5's Advanced Vibration Technology uses your body's natural response to vibrations to help improve muscle tone and stimulate circulation and performance. Vibrations activate natural muscle reflexes up to 35 times per second.
Life Fitness 9500HR Treadmill
Life Fitness treadmills are powerful running, walking, and jogging machines that are the top choice among exercise enthusiasts around the world. The 9500HR Treadmill features the exclusive patented FlexDeck shock absorption system. It reduces impact to the body by nearly 30% more than other treadmills.
Precor Elliptical Trainer
Stride smoothly while holding the handrails or moving your arms in natural sync; 8 Exercise programs, and 20 resistance levels; electronically controlled cross-ramp (10 to 40 degrees); 80 x 30-inch footprint, 400-Pound maximum user weight.
Nautilus SelectTech Dumbbell
This innovative dumbbell is a versatile training tool that will help you reach your fitness goal. It provides a wide array of weight options starting at 5 lbs. and going all the way up to 52.5 lbs.
Stott Pilates SPX Max plus Reformer Bundle
Equipped with our innovative retractable rope system and travelling pulleys on the vertical frame, the SPX Max Plus offers variable angles of resistance, allowing three-dimensional movement that replicates daily activities. It's a Reformer and virtual Cadillac in one, offering maximum functionality in a minimum amount of space. The Stott Pilates SPX Max Plus is great for all levels of fitness and athletic training.
|Scuba:||Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only|
|Num Dive Tanks:||12|
|Num Wet Suits:||12|
|Dive Info:||Diving equipment:
12x full Scuba diving sets,
14x Scuba Pro snorkeling sets,
Coltri 13/16 Tech dive compressor.
|Other Entertain:||Audio Visual Equipment:
Seatel 4004 Sat TV system
Kaleidescape DVD server
12x Runco LCD TV's (46" - 27").