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MARAE

108 ft / 32.9 m Alloy Yachts - Sleeps 6 guests

From: $59,000 To: $65,000

Chartering in the Caribbean, East Coast of North America and Other Cruising Areas

About MARAE

Operating in the Caribbean, East Coast of North America and Other Cruising Areas

MARAE, 'pronounced ‘Mar-eye’,   108' Pilothouse Sloop, "Best Sailing Yacht", International Super Yacht Design Award, 2004

The name Marae has origins from the native Maori tribe in New Zealand meaning a special meeting place for family and friends. With Marae's New Zealand construction by Alloy Yachts, the name is a natural fit.

MARAE Built by the world-renowned New Zealand super yacht builder Alloy Yachts in 2004, the award-winning Marae has proven herself to be one of the finest luxury sailing yachts afloat today. Her Ted Fontaine design captures the essence of a classic sailing yacht with timeless lines while incorporating the spaciousness and the engineering of a much larger yacht, delivering the whole with superb guest areas and sailing performance that enraptures and excites in equal measure.

Refitted in 2009 and in 2014, she features new paintwork,the latest in entertainment systems, new guest amenities and toys, and new systems to ensure a faultless and unsurpassed luxury yacht charter. From her elegant interior to her inviting deck spaces, and from her vast array of water toys to the unparalleled service from her experienced crew, she provides the ultimate getaway to share with family and friends. Better than the best luxury hotel. Finer than the finest full service villa. Your private paradise awaits.

Lounging aft deck

Serving in covered cockpit

Table Setting al fresco

View from aft deck

Salon

Salon Lounge

Salon

Salon Dining

Master walk around Suite

Master walk around Suite

Office Suite area in Master

VIP Suite

Layout & Sail plan

Deck House

Deck House

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Specification

Length

108 ft / 32.9 m

Year Built

2004

Sleeping Guests

6

Cruising Speeds

10 kts / 18.5 km/h

Engines

2x 300hp Lugger Diesel engines

Beam

26 ft 11 in / 7.9 m

Builder

Alloy Yachts

Crew

Captain: Andrew Kaiser + 3

Stabilisers

None

VAT Registered

No

Draft

8 ft 10 in / 2.4 m

Designer

Fontaine Design Group

Refit

2014

Flag

United States

US Duty Paid

No

Amenities

  • Deck shower
  • Fishing gear - light
  • Special diets
  • Cell phone
  • DVD library
  • DVD player saloon
  • Indoor audio system
  • iPod dock
  • Satellite phone
  • Satellite TV
  • TV saloon
  • Wi-Fi
  • Kayak
  • Paddleboards multiple
  • Tube - towable
  • Wakeboard
  • Water skis - adult
  • Diving by arrangement
  • Snorkelling gear

Crew Profile

Captain: Andrew Kaiser (31)

Andrew is a native Texan who developed a passion for sailing as a young boy, purchasing his first boat at the age of 13. While studying at the University of Texas, he cultivated this passion by sailing his own boat and being active in several university sailing organizations. After university, Andrew chose to pursue sailing professionally and has worked as Captain, Mate and/or Engineer aboard several different sailing vessels. These vessels have included traditional square-rigged ships to modern super yachts along the New England coast, the Caribbean, the Great Lakes, the Mediterranean, and the North Sea. Prior to coming aboard Marae, Andrew served as the captain of an English yacht for three years. In this time he sailed to 22 countries, logging approximately 50,000 miles. He has earned and currently holds a US Coast Guard 200 GT near-coastal license, a Royal Yachting Association Yachtmaster Oceans of 200 GT, as well as a selection of auxiliary qualifications. Andrew enjoys an active lifestyle, and when he is not sailing, he enjoys scuba diving, motorcycle riding and hiking.

Licenses/Certifications

• RYA Yachtmaster Ocean 200 ton

• (USCG) 100 ton Master with Auxiliary Sail and Towing (near coastal), 150 ton Mate (near coastal), able body special, able body sail, lifeboatman, and radar observer unlimited. All licenses hold STCW II/3 endorsements and are international credentials. (License is currently held in “Continuity” as I have been sailing on my English license)

• STCW-95

General

• American

• Non-Smoker

• DOB: 20 February 1986

• PADI Advanced Diver

Sailing

• 15 years sailing experience

• 3 years experience as captain.

• Strong engineering background

First Mate Engineer: Jeremy King

Jeremy is the First Mate / Engineer aboard Marae. His job is to keep the boat in ship shape and ensure smooth sailing for everyone on board.

Jeremy is also the person in charge of Marae’s many toys. Whether you wish to race around in the Lasers, kayak, paddleboard, or use one of the towable tubes, wakeboards, or water skis, Jeremy will make sure everything is prepared for a fun, safe time.

Growing up sailing on the Hudson River in New York, Jeremy has cultivated a life-long passion for the sea. Before joining Marae, Jeremy was captain of a 72’ wooden schooner offering tours of the Narragansett Bay. With more than 5 years in the yachting industry Jeremy holds his 200 Ton USCG captain’s license and is a PADI Advanced Diver. Like Marae, Jeremy now calls Newport, RI his homeport but feels equally at home in the blue waters of the Caribbean.

Chef: Arwyn (31)

Arwyn proudly hails from Houston, Texas. Her love of sailing began as a teenager and continued at university while she earned a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design and Mass Communication. After graduation, she took her first professional sailing position as mate/ cook aboard a 74 foot, square rigged vessel. She then served aboard a 124 foot sailing ketch as Chief Stewardess, sailing between New England, the Caribbean and the Mediterranean.

Most recently, Arwyn has spent 3 years aboard an English yacht as the chef, where she has enjoyed exploring local ingredients and absorbing new culinary styles in the different countries she visited. Having the gift of hospitality, Arwyn is committed to perfecting her culinary talent. She has studied formally at the Ashburton School of Cookery in England, and has consistently impressed guests aboard. In her spare time, Arwyn enjoys diving, hiking and traveling.

Stewardess: Jess Strunk

Jess grew up in Knoxville, TN where she developed her love of the outdoors through exploring the Great Smoky Mountains and spending her summers enjoying the neighboring lakes. She enjoys diving, cooking, nutrition, gardening, and teaching yoga in her free time.

After 10 years in the service and hospitality industry, Jess caught the travel bug and searched for a lifestyle where she could travel and work at the same time. In 2013 she set off on her yachting career, where her passions for meeting new people and adventure comes alive.

Her beautiful table-scapes, lavish cocktails, and first class service make our guests feel right at home. Her witty humor and energy filled personality makes her a perfect part of the Marae Crew. She can’t wait to welcome you aboard!

Layout

MARAE welcomes a maximum of 6 guests in three en suite staterooms. The Master suite comprises a full-width bedroom with a centerline queen bed, an office and en suite bathroom with a roomy stall shower with built-in seat. There is direct access to the private aft cockpit which has a collapsible spray hood. 

The VIP stateroom has a double bed and en suite bathroom with a stall shower and built-in seat.  The Guest stateroom has 2 single beds, a pullman berth and en suite bathroom with a stall shower.  MARAE is fully air conditioned through out. Crew has separate companionway, heads and shower. 

Testimonials

With tears in our eyes and hugs all around we sadly had to take leave of Marae and her crew today. What an amazing holiday we have had! Frank, as I am sure you know, is a truly professional charter skipper who knows exactly how to run a charter for the maximum enjoyment of your charter guests. 

Penny surpassed our wildest dreams in terms of her culinaryskills; creating special dishes to meet our tastes and preferences. Indeed inher presentation for dinner on Chinese New Year's Eve she showed just how farshe had researched Chinese traditions but also amazed us with hand madedumplings that surpassed the best to be found in China! If you ever have needof a relief Chef again you should ask for Penny, if she is available.

Jeremy has a maturity and professionalism way beyond hisage. He not only so ably supports Frank but also is able to teach guests in allthe water sports and toys to be found on board. He is a huge asset aboardMarae.

Your hostess, Lizzie, has just the right attitude and senseof humour to be able to keep your guests happy. My wife and guests lovedher! 

Altogether your crew make Marae excel as the Super Yachtthat she is and I would not hesitate to heartily recommend Marae as the firstchoice they should make when contemplating a charter of this class.

Thank you for sharing your dream with me. I consider it aprivilege to have been allowed to enjoy your beautiful yacht.

-Charter Guest January 2017

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Frank,
 I just wanted to take a minute to state my appreciation for you and your crew.  You all made what was a great reunion of friends, a great trip of fun and learning.  What a wonderful group of people commanding an unbelievable vessel! 
I thoroughly enjoyed learning more about sailing and all of the systems and challenges from you and Dylan.  Sue’s cooking and wonderful smile (no I am not flirting with your wife) was so exceptional and engaging.  Randy mentioned he cannot get is wife to announce dinner like Sue did.  Unrealistic expectations on Randy’s part?  Dylan’s depth of understanding of the many systems required to keep all things smooth and efficient is unbelievable!  I hope to get to learn more from him in future trips (if I am so lucky).  Kendall’s service was great and it was fun to see her loosen up and get more comfortable and show more of her personality as the weekend went on.  I think all four of us saw a bit of our daughters in Kendall.  Please pass my appreciation on to all! 
Lastly, Frank the amount of knowledge you have at your command related to the ship (systems, tactics, management, etc.) and the world in general is fantastic!  I thoroughly enjoyed our conversations on all manner of subjects.  Thank you again for making a great reunion even better!
 Safe travels.
 With admiration and appreciation,
Drew
Chesapeake Bay, October 2014


Oh my, Marae! What a wonderful time!  From the bottom of our hearts we thank you for inviting us to join you on your fabulous yacht for a week of Bahamian paradise.  Blue waters, white sands, sunny skies, delicious meals and laughter with friends all blended together to make a perfect cocktail of memorable fun. Oh, and might I add swimming pigs, sharks, lobsters and iguanas. And paddle boards, lasers, tubes and dinghy adventures make the list as well.  
 
Your kindness and warm hospitality, along with Marae's stately beauty made for a week we will long cherish.  To the crew we extend deepest thanks for the first-rate treatment we received.  The meals were legendary, the mate's limericks delightful, and  attention to detail - perfection.  Re-entry to real life on land will be difficult after such pampering. 
 
We know a fine yacht called Marae
Whose soaring mast touches the sky
Her sails catch the breeze
As she cuts through the seas
And her beauty will just make you sigh
 
With deep appreciation,
 
Joe and Tracy
March, 2013

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