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BIG FISH MOTORYACHT

Recently, we introduced you to sportfish yacht BIG FISH, an expedition vessel designed for luxury yacht charter with a serious cruising agenda.  Edgy, angular, and dramatic, above all, mega yacht BIG FISH is devoted to sea-going adventure.

Photograph of motoryacht BIG FISH underway. She is coming toward the lower left side of the photo

After making her public debut in the background at the 2010 Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show, the vessel has set out on an around-the-world odyssey.

DESTINATION CHILE

Currently, she is underway to Cape Horn, namely, the southernmost headland of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago of southern Chile.  By September, the superyacht will enter the Pacific.  She will have undergone an epic 40,000 mile maiden voyage, including the first yacht transit of the fabled Northeast Passage. After which, once in the Pacific, we will arrange charters in Japan.

 

JAPAN DETAILS

Few travelers realize Japan’s 6,784 island archipelago stretches 1,700 nautical miles from a New England-like climate in the North (with destinations that better the best of the Mediterranean). It moves to the sub-tropical south, complete with white sand beaches, coral reefs and crystal clear waters to rival the best of the Bahamas and Caribbean.

BIG FISH RATE

Finally, the yacht offers accommodations for 10 guests.  She is priced from $195,000 per week.

 

HOW TO BOOK YOUR YACHT CHARTER

Lastly, click https://www.1800yachtcharters.com/book-now-contact-us/ to contact 1-800 Yacht Charters to plan your own Japanese island odyssey

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Yacht Charter Kiwi Superyacht Reborn for Inaugural Launch

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FIRE!

Yacht charter vessel Project 1016 is finally in the hands of a new owner after a devastating onboard fire during her build.  A McMullen & Wing 50 meter Diamond-class expedition yacht,  ex-Starfish splashed down in Auckland, New Zealand in January.  She is now ready for outfitting and sea trials.

Photo of yacht charter boat with light blue hull.  She is being pushed into the marina by a red tugboat. People stand on a dock and watch.

 

 

 

WHO IS SHE?

The yacht known as superyacht Y/N 1016 is the largest yacht to date built by McMullen and Wing. She has a distinctive muscular and purposeful appearance and is the first yacht in the Diamond Series.  The 45 meter South Pacific charteryacht, motor yacht BIG FISH, also follows in her design footsteps.

BACKGROUND

The yacht name was originally motor yacht StarFish.  She was commissioned by Richard Beattie, chairman of Aquos Yachts, and the owner of Big Fish.  An early-morning blaze in the building where StarFish was housed caused significant damage to yacht. She was nearly 75% complete at the time. Rather than adding money to repair damage to the new yacht, Beattie put the yacht up for sale.  A new owner stepped forward in 2014 to complete the project.

Actual Yacht Charter Details

Only 18 months behind her original planned launch, project 1016 (ex Project StarFish) accommodates 10 to 12 guests in five luxurious cabins.  Her interior has natural materials, creating a relaxed, modern ambiance. The owner’s suite is located on the bridge deck aft and opens onto a private aft deck.  This deck provides exclusive privacy and spectacular views.

Airy spaces flow onto large outdoor decks on every level. Center balconies fold out from her body.  These offer the ultimate sunbathing locations suspended over the water. The lowered aft cockpit is a protected area for both deep-sea fishing and lounging.  For future private yacht rental use, an extensive fleet of tenders and toys is stored onboard.

Rental yacht on water at sunset

Where To Begin?

The new owner takes delivery in early 2016. He then starts an around-the-world tour. His journey begins in Auckland, then goes to the South Pacific and beyond.

We expect her charter entry in 2017.

 

 

Expedition yachts enable guests to explore remote destinations. 1-800 Yacht Charters offers the superyacht experience in exotic destinations around the globe.  Click here to plan your heli-skiing Antarctic yacht charter or exotic adventure in the South Pacific.

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