The new owners of Schatz ordered in 2008 a complete refit of the ketch allowing more space to store personal belongings in the passenger cabins, modernizing the galley and refrigerators, new wet bar, satellite TV to receive hundreds of channels, 46 inch high definition plasma TV, laminating the hull and changing both masts, running rigging and lines including new Harken winches to make sailing a pleasure.
We have designed a sitting area on the bow section of the deck for cocktails at sunset. The owner ordered a second refit project which started in December 2012 and she was delivered at the end of May 2013. The refit work conducted on Schatz was extensive and included major work such as, making new engine room and collision bulkheads which were watertight, a complete new teak decking, topsides where faired then cladded in sapelli wood & woven glass fiber covered then with international perfection plus varnish, a bar was designed and installed on the aft deck, topside windows were modified and new tempered windows were placed, the steel masts were removed and new aluminum masts were manufactured, 2 new generators, new exhausts systems and shafts were installed, a complete re-arrangement of the engine room was conducted with new insulation and aluminum paneling, all tanks apart from the fuel tanks were replaced with new polyethylene tanks and the entire plumbing was re-done, new showers, toilets and pumps were installed, the interior floors were re-varnished and the walls were touched up where necessary, all the chrome on the yacht was polished, the exterior of the boat was completely re-painted and re-varnished to make her look brand new.
SCHATZ is a charter yacht with excellent record that has all the comforts expected in a large gullet - refitted to the highest standards in 2013 with no expense spared on final fittings. She offers immense deck space that is ideal for relaxing and entertaining.
The yacht provides very comfortable accommodation for 10 guests in 5 spacious air-conditioned cabins, and she is available for charter in Turkish and Greek water.
DECK & SYSTEMS
SCHATZ Crew Profile
CAPTAIN/ Cagdas Acar
Cagdas was born in a little town near Ankara but moved down to the beautiful coastal town of Bodrum when he was three years old. He started as a deckhand at an early age and is meanwhile 18 years at sea. Cagdas finished Maritime School and has cruised around many places such as Spain and Italy and knows the Greek islands like the back of his hand. Before he joined Schatz in 2010, he was working onboard several famous Gullets and speaks very good English, basic Italian and a little German. Cagdas is an adventurous character and will make your time onboard an unforgettable and safe experience.
CHEF/ Tezcan Kutlu
Tezcan was born and raised in Koycegiz a picturesque town close to Marmaris, very famous for their citrus orchards. He worked at several prestigious seafood restaurants for many years before he decided to work at sea back in 2006. Since then he worked on well known charter and private vessels and is with the Schatz team since winter 2014. Tezcan creates beautiful healthy Mediterranean meals and has a passion for Italian desserts. In his free time he enjoys attending culinary training and spending time with his children. Tezcan is a calm and polite person and speaks Turkish and beginner lever English.
STEWARDESS/ Sema Berkyar
Sema was born and raised in Marmaris, one of the major harbor towns on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. With three years of hospitality position onboard celebrity cruises as well as hotel restaurant experience, you can be sure that the guests are in good hands. It is Sema’s second year as a chief stewardess onboard charter yachts. In her spare time she likes to study languages and spending time with friends and family. She speaks very good English, Turkish and medium level Italian and Spanish.
FIRST MATE/ Okan Uysal
Okan was born and raised in the Aegean town of Bodrum and spent the last ten years non-stop at sea. He joined us on Schatz in 2013, is a hard working individual and loves being part of the team. Familiar with working on charter yachts, Okan is passionate about sailing and water sports and likes being pushed by the high work level. In his free time he loves playing football and keeping fit and healthy.
DECKHAND/ Ozan Akdal
Ozan was born in beautiful Izmir in 1992. He has been at sea since 2009 and he began his career on sailing charter vessels in Bodrum. Ozan joined the Schatz team as a deckhand in the winter of 2015 and is looking very much forward to provide an excellent service onboard. He is a fun character with a great sense of humor. Ozan’s hobbies include swimming, diving and fishing. He speaks Turkish and intermediate level English.
The stewart Yilmaz was exceptional. His attitude, service and initiative was above excellent. He made our stay on the boat a truly special experience. Tracy & David Salzman, ZA - SCHATZ (2013)
Another Exceptional Serenity Trip! Thank you to crew and to Ali. Esther Salzman, ZA - SCHATZ (2013)
Yilmaz and the chef were extremely professional, kind, service-minded and excellent! Always attentive and making sure that we were treated as kings at all time!!! Anonymous, USA - SCHATZ (2013)
|LENGTH||98ft (30.0m)||BEAM||23ft (7.2m)||DRAFT||10ft 2in (3.1m)|
|YEAR BUILT||2005||BUILDER||Yener Yachts||DESIGNER||Yener Yachts|
|GUESTS||10||CREW||Captain Cagdas Acar + 4||REFIT||2013|
|SPEED||9kts / 11kts||STABILISERS||None||FLAG||United States|
|ENGINES||2x Daewoo 360 hp|
-Saloon with A/C, bar, study, dining area for 10 guests
-1 aft master cabin with queen size bed, bathroom, A/C
-1 forward master cabin with queen size bed, walk-in closet, bathroom, A/C
-2 port and starboard identical double cabins with queen size beds, bathroom, A/C
-1 port twin cabin, bathroom, A/C
-2 separate crew quarters for 5 crew members
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