TAZA MAS

93ft (28.3m) Argo Shipyard - Sleeps 8 guests.

From: $ 31,000 To: $ 37,950 Per Week. Operating in: Florida, East Coast of North America,

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Tel: 401-849-0344
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TAZA MAS is a 93ft motor sailor that combines excellent sailing performance with tremendous comfort. With custom furnishings and decor, the areas below give a sense of tranquility unmatched by other yachts.

Guests are assured complete privacy in 5 spacious, fully air-conditioned staterooms, each with a private bath en suite. 

AMENITIES

  • CD library
  • DVD player
  • Local television
  • Fishing equipment
  • DVD library
  • Stereo system
  • Satellite television
  • Wakeboard
  • 2 kayaks
  • Dinghy: Inflatable / 0ft 0in (0.0m)
  • Adult waterskis
  • Dinghy: AB / 15ft 0in (4.0m) / 70HP
  • Board games

DECK & SYSTEMS

  • Air-conditioned: Fully
  • Deck shower
  • Voltage: 110
  • Swim platform
  • Barbeque
  • Cell phone

DIVING

  • At least one crew member is a certified diver
  • Diving by arrangement / rendezvous
  • Snorkeling gear

TAZA MAS Crew Profile

Captain David Shafer

Dave has been cruising and racing for 15 years. His first sailing experience was aboard Melges racing scows on the lakes of the Midwest. The love of sailing took him to Florida's West Coast where he met his wife, Amy. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin, he gained extensive sailing experience delivering new yachts in the North Atlantic.

Dave worked in Florida and the San Juan Islands for the world famous Steve Colgate's Sailing School as an offshore instructor and as Captain on Dennis Conner's Stars and Stripes catamaran.

When it comes to water sports, he enjoys teaching as much as participating. He is a qualified instructor for sailing, windsurfing, snorkeling and water-skiing. Dave holds a USCG Masters License and is a PADI Divemaster. He also mixes a pretty tasty cocktail.


Chef Amy Shafer

Amy has a great passion for the culinary arts and has spent the last seven years as a professional chef aboard charter and private yachts.   She is from Toronto, Canada where she studied graphic design.  A keen interest in health and fitness led her to become a nutritional consultant.

In London, England Amy attended an advanced course at Pru Leith’s Culinary Institute.  She loves to prepare indigenous foods.  Her menus include the freshest local ingredients.  Amy is happy to create a special menu to suit your specific tastes.

She acquired offshore sailing experience delivering yachts from New England to the Caribbean.  Amy is also a PADI Divemaster with Medic/First aid.  Her hobby of stargazing makes her the perfect instructor on the constellations that grace the Caribbean night sky.   Amy will ensure the standard of service remains at the highest level to guarantee a luxurious and relaxing cruise.

Dave and Amy have extensive knowledge of the Caribbean and a reputation for providing a carefree and relaxed atmosphere. They look forward to hosting your vacation aboard TAZA MAS.

FIRST MATE: Whit Corbishley

STEWARDESS:   Angela Rhodehamel

TAZA MAS Specifications

TAZA MAS Testimonials



What a wonderful trip!

 

The exceptional yacht was outdone only by the extraordinary crew.

 

Everyone had a delightful time and the weather cooperated for the most part.

We had some good winds for terrific sailing and enjoyed super fireworks from Nantucket harbor.

 

Amy is a gem--her meals were tasty and beautifully presented--picture perfect. Dave was a genial host who loved not only getting away from the dock but having people aboard who actually love to sail. We had a great time with the crew and I think they enjoyed us as well.

 

Thanks for your help in planning such an adventurous expedition.

 

Summer 2009

 

 

Great trip.  Crew excellent, food very good.  Liked boat, heavy enough to handle weather well.
Comments forwarded by the broker:


(Captain) Dave did everything right in terms of guiding them to their favourite places in a timely manner.  The boat was ship shape and in excellent working order.  Chef Amy’s food was ‘amazingly good.’  All crew members were in good humour and very helpful at all times. 


This client is quite discerning and does NOT pass out compliments lightly.  My sincere compliments and thanks go out to the very fine crew of TAZA MAS!  The client wants to come back for another 10 day charter next year, same time.


            - Party of five, Dec. 24, 2006 – Jan. 3, 2007       Tortola - Tortola

 


“We all loved it and can’t wait to do it again.”


– Segal party, December 2002


"Our heartfelt thanks to David and Amy and their crew.  Our client had such a fabulous time cruising on TAZA MAS, that he would like to re-book her for a cruise in 2003!"


 -- Broker letter, April 2002


 


 -  Klein party, February 2001







Christmas / New Years 2008/09

TAZA MAS Specifications

LENGTH 93ft (28.3m) BEAM 24ft (7.3m) DRAFT 11ft 0in (3.4m)
YEAR BUILT 1990 BUILDER Argo Shipyard DESIGNER Annassis
GUESTS 8 CREW Captain David Schafer + 3 REFIT
SPEED 10kts / 11kts STABILISERS None FLAG United States
ENGINES 2 Cummins 270H

TAZA MAS Accommodations

TAZA MAS accommodates 8 guests in 4 cabins.
The identical aft double bed staterooms have a removable partition and can convert to a Master suite. Two identical twin single staterooms amidships, all with ensuite heads/showers. Each cabin has flat screen TV w/ direct TV and DVD player. DVD library. New swim platform with hot/cold shower. Hard top canopy with detachable curtains.
TAZA MAS is fully air conditioned through out.

Crew has separate companionway, heads and shower.

 
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