The new ASHA has just had an extensive refit including extending the swim platform making the length of the yacht 92', which will allow space for two sun chairs and an umbrella on the swim platform. The refit also includes installing zero speed stabilizers and underwater lights, adding a jacuzzi on the flybridge, painting the hull dark blue and changing the external soft furnishings to matching dark blue. A new TV has been installed on the flybridge for day and night use. The interior refit includes new carpets throughout, new soft furnishings in the salon and in all guest cabins and new artwork and other decorations throughout. All the ensuites have been also been equipped with heated towel racks. Asha is now a new yacht.
DECK & SYSTEMS
ASHA Crew Profile
Age: 39 years old
Nationality: New Zealander
Nick grew up on the south island of New Zealand, in a seaside town named Nelson, where he started life on the water sailing small dinghies out of the Nelson Yacht Club. He studied hospitality once he left school, but eventually ended back by the sea, and has been in the yachting industry for 12 years now, working his way from a young Deckhand to a very experienced Captain.
Yachting has taken him to many places around the globe; he has an intimate knowledge of the French Riviera and all its offerings as well as the wider Mediterranean cruising grounds, which he enjoys sharing with his guests.
Nick has previously run motor yacht Bluebird for the past 6 years, and did so to an exceptionally high standard. He takes great pride in being able to provide his guests with all their requirements and making their Asha charter experience a special one.
Nick’s interests outside of work include golf and spending quality time with his young family.
Age: 27 years old
Nationality: New Zealander
Aleisha grew up on an island off the coast of New Zealand where she worked as a Chef in some of New Zealand's top restaurants before completing her degree in fashion. By combining her chef skills with her passion for design, Aleisha enjoys creating healthy and exciting food that tastes great and looks great too.
Aleisha's last four years in the yachting industry have seen her sailing the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, the Pacific and as far afield as Greenland in the Arctic circle.
Aleisha is friendly and approachable and always happy to cater to any special requests or dietary requirements you may have whilst onboard M/Y ASHA.
Age: 24 years old
Nationality: New Zealander
Sam was born in France and raised in the Bay of Islands in New Zealand before returning to France aged 11.
Sam has achieved his yacht master and entry level engineering qualifications and brings many years of experience to M/Y ASHA despite his young age.
His Father is a yacht Captain, and as such has instilled in him a fantastic work ethic and the many skills necessary to succeed in the yachting industry.
Sam’s sunny disposition along with his enthusiasm and experience will ensure your trip onboard M/Y ASHA is memorable and fun.
Age: 25 years old
Hailing from London, England, Sarah completed a bachelor’s degree in fashion and business at Nottingham Trent University.
Upon completion, she returned to London to work in the fashion industry where she organized and hosted many up-market social events. Sarah then worked for a prestigious law firm where her management and organizational skills were further utilized. Through this role, Sarah assisted many clients with connections to the yachting industry which first sparked her interest in following this as a career path. Sarah’s ambition and sense of adventure led her to complete her super yacht training course in the Isle of Wight before heading to the South of France where she joined M/Y ASHA.
With her friendly and professional approach, Sarah is committed to making your stay onboard an exclusive and unforgettable experience.
|LENGTH||92ft (28.0m)||BEAM||20ft (6.1m)||DRAFT||7ft 8in (2.3m)|
|GUESTS||9||CREW||Captain Nick Strong + 3||REFIT||2011|
|SPEED||22kts / 27kts||STABILISERS||At Anchor (0 Speed)||FLAG||United Kingdom|
|ENGINES||2x MTU 16V 2000 M 91 2000hp each with gearboxes ZF|
AFT DECK: Features a new table with a sofa and chairs offering comfortable exterior dining for 8 guests.
FLYBRIDGE: Features exterior comfortable dining for 8 guests, a jacuzzi and ample sunbathing, as well as sofas where you can watch the Captain manoeuvre the yacht. Wetbar with fridge and icemaker.
FORWARD SUNBATHING: Sunpad for forward sunbathing.
SWIM PLATFORM: With two sun chairs and an umbrella.
SALON & INTERIOR DINING: Large, comfortable sofa and a table for interior dining for 8 guests.
The master cabin situated below aft features a queen size bed, a sofa and a walk in closet leading to the ensuite, which has double sinks, a bath tub and a heated towel rack.
The VIP stateroom below forward has a queen size bed, a wardrobe and a en ensuite with a shower and a heated towel rack.
The Twin stateroom below (port side) has two single beds, a pullman bed, a wardrobe and an ensuite with a shower and a heated towel rack.
The Double stateroom below (starboard side) features a double bed, a wardrobe and an enquite with a shower and a heated towel rack.
Decoders: Sky and International
Salon: Flat Screen SHARP 32" TV with the latest Bose sound system (including the aft deck and the fly bridge)
Flatscreen TV and DVD in all cabins (26" in the Master and VIP, 15" in the double and the twin cabin) with Bose sound system and remote controls.
I-Pod connections in all cabins, saloon and fly bridge.
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