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Yacht Charter SOVEREIGN from $250,000 USD Weekly

180ft 1in (54.9m) Power • Sleeps 12 Guests • 6 Cabins • 13 Crew


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Pairing attractive design with architectural prowess, Sovereign can transport guests anywhere in the world with style. Its sheer size is breathtaking, offering guests 8,000 sq. ft. of lavish living space. Yet it’s commercially constructed, boasting a propulsion system capable of delivering expeditions other yachts can’t.
Simply put, Sovereign has been expertly engineered for the guest experience. It offers maximum privacy, safety and confidentiality for everyone on board. Sovereign treats guests to spacious accommodations, exquisite dining, unforgettable adventures, and world-class service from 14 crew members devoted to delivering-and even anticipating-the needs of every guest.


Length 180ft 1in (54.9m)
Beam 34ft 1in (10.4m)
Draft 10ft 2in (3.1m)
Sleeps 12 Guests
Cabins 6
Crew Captain Stephen Burke, Chef and 11 crew
Year Built 2011 / Refit 2017
Cruising Speed 12kts
Max Speed 16kts
Stabilisers Stabilisers
Engines 2x Caterpillar 3512B 1410hp
Builder Newcastle
Designer Claudette Bonville Associates
Flag Cayman Islands
VAT Registered Yes
US Duty Paid Yes


High  USD $335,060 | Low  USD $250,000


Wi-Fi, 32ft / 9.80m 0hp Intrepid, 21ft / 6.40m 0hp Novurania, Banana boat - towable, Board games, Kayaks multiple, Tube - towable, Wakeboard, Water skis - child, Wave runners multiple (sitdown), Elevator, Exercise equipment, Jacuzzi on deck


Sleeps 12 In 6 Cabins

MAIN DECK MASTER STATEROOM: A full beam stateroom with luxurious wool silk carpeting on the main deck offers guests incredible views through eight large oval windows. Walk around King bed (faces aft) with His-and-Her desks located port and starboard. Large closets offer ample storage space and feature a mini bar fridge. Forward access to His-and-Her en-suite bath, 2 sinks, large soaking Jacuzzi tub, separate shared shower, private head for Him and Hers with bidet. 
UPPER DECK 2ND MASTER STATEROOM: Located forward Sovereign's second master stateroom offers her guests spectacular 270 degree views. His-and Hers closets. Walk around bed (faces forward) with a desk to the left and sofa to the right. En-suite His-and-Hers bath features a Jacuzzi tub, two vanities, a separate shower and bidet. Access to a private sitting outdoor sitting area on the Portuguese deck is located on the starboard.
LOWER DECK PORT AFT VIP SUITE: A spacious cabin with walk around king bed, desk and 40" flat panel TV. En-suite bath with double access shower in this His-and-Hers bath.STARBOARD GUEST STATEROOM A spacious cabin with walk around King bed, and 40" flat panel TV. En-suite bath with shower.
STARBOARD TWIN CABIN: Guest cabin offering flexibility of a full bed, twin bed, and Pullman. En-suite bath with tub.
PORT TWIN CABIN: Guest cabin offering flexibility of a full bed, twin bed, and Pullman. En-suite bath with tub.
MAIN DECK MAIN SALON: Through the main aft doors and past the marbled foyer is the main salon featuring a seating area with multiple tables and settees comfortably hosting any sized group. The collection of settees and tables allows you to enjoy the view from any direction.
SKYLOUNGE Panoramic sky lounge area featuring nearly 10 feet of headroom at the center. This Skylounge serves as the primary social area of the yacht with incredible views, a large full-service bar, a nearby service pantry, and quick access to the upper aft deck. This expansive room has plush carpeting throughout, reclining theater-style seating, and features both a 90' projector screen and 80' flat panel TV.
SKYLOUNGE DECK: The upper aft deck has a large, circular alfresco dining table for elegant outdoor dining. It can comfortably accommodate 12 guests and features a lazy susan. Aft of the table are several large sun pads, comfortable seating areas and tables to relax outside in privacy, out of view from the dock.


Not Insured, Seabobs multiple, Snorkelling gear, Wetsuits


Captain: Stephen BurkeCaptain: Stephen Burke

Previous Yachts: Majestic, Harbour Island, Iroquois, Kanaloa, Charisma, Neninka and Kahalani

Biography: Stephen was born and raised in rural New South Wales, Australia. He was always one to be involved in various sports and

outdoor activities and represented his home state in Field Hockey. Immediately after graduating from High School, he attended

The University of Wollongong NSW, to study Exercise Science. Soon after he received his Bachelor of Science and worked as a

Personal Fitness Trainer, before the overwhelming urge to travel overseas grew.

At 24, Stephen set forth on a traveling adventure beginning in Europe. While in the Balearic Islands of Spain, he discovered the

once unknown life of yachting and completed his first Transatlantic crossing in 1996. Shortly after that he began working as a junior

Deckhand on 40-50m motor yachts.

Along the way, Stephen has been well mentored by prolific Captains in the industry and worked his way through the ranks steadily

for over 17 years from Deckhand and Bosun to Deck Officer and Captain. His welcoming demeanor, enthusiasm for travel, and keen

sense of leadership lend itself perfectly to the role of Captain.

Waters Cruised: Atlantic Ocean, East and Western Mediterranean, Baltic and North Seas, the Caribbean, East and West coast of

USA (including Alaska).

Job Description: The Captain is responsible for the safety, overall running, and financial management of the vessel, crew and guests.

He always ensures the safe and efficient operation of the yacht, including compliance with all safety procedures and regulations,

as well as adherence to International Flag, Port State and local laws and regulations. The Captain has a close relationship with

his crew and provides leadership, guidance and support, while encouraging both teamwork and individual accountability. He

communicates clearly with the crew to ensure compliance with, and understanding of, the vessel’s policies and is responsible for

the delegation of duties and oversight with respect to department heads.

Licenses & Certificates: STCW95, MCA Master 3,000gt, GMDSS, ISM & ISPS & ECDIS Certified, Bachelor of Science (Exercise

Science), PADI Open Water Diving.

Hobbies: Road cycling, mountain biking, tennis, swimming and adventurous travel.

First Officer: David PooleFirst Officer: David Poole

Previous Yachts: Huntress II, Constance, Harmony, Lumiere and Aurora B

Biography: David is from the beautiful city of Cape Town, South Africa and has been working in the industry for thirteen years. The unique city as it is surrounded by two oceans on the West and East coast. Growing up with the ocean so close, it was inevitable that David would develop a passion for being on the water. His first introduction to sailing was on his father’s yacht as a child and then progressed into racing sailing yachts until he was 19. It was then that he sailed on from Cape Town to Fort Lauderdale on a 47ft yacht to find a job in the industry. Two months after arriving he found his first job as a Deckhand and has worked his way up the ranks since then, becoming the well-established and professional First Officer he is today.

Waters Cruised: Eastern & Western Mediterranean, Atlantic, Caribbean, North Pacific, East Africa, Indian Ocean, East & West Coast US, and Bahamas.

Job Description: The First Officer’s primary job is to ensure that all safety, security and medical are kept to the highest standards regulated by Flag, Class and Port State Control. This includes but is not limited to safety equipment, crew training, guest safety orientation and all drills and safety related procedures are complied with. As the First Officer he manages the Deck Department including staff and ensures as a team that the exterior of the vessel is kept to the highest standard. He also supports the Captain and can assume command should the Captain be absent or incapacitated.

Licenses & Certificates: Chief Mate 3,000 GT, Master 200 GT, Ship Security and Safety Officer, Advanced STCW 95, Medical Person In charge.

Hobbies: Water sports, kite surfing, sailing, diving, surfing, wakeboarding, paddle boarding, fishing, building wooden ship models, rock climbing.

Chief Engineer: Herve NiacadieChief Engineer: Herve Niacadie

Previous Yachts: Platinum, Illusion, DB9, Lady Lara, Arete

Biography: Hervé originates from the Ivory Coast in West Africa but calls Brittany, Northern France home. He is multilingual in

French, Italian, Spanish, and English which has been a great asset for him during his twenty years of experience in the yachting

industry. Being a MCA qualified marine engineer, Hervé takes great pride in overseeing Sovereign’s technical department ensuring

the ultimate comfort and safety of the owners, guests, and crew.

Waters Cruised: Atlantic, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Adriatic, Aegean, North Sea, USA

Job Description: The Chief Engineer is responsible for the running, maintenance and repair of all mechanical, electrical and

electronic equipment on board, including all machinery in the engine room, domestic equipment, bridge and deck equipment.

He works closely with the Second Engineer to maintain detailed, up-to-date logs of all equipment, engineering activities and

critical systems, as well as, providing an accurate inventory of spare parts, technical consumables and tools. In addition, he ensures

adherence to International Flag, Port State and local laws and regulations in regard to engine room operations.

Licenses & Certificates: Chief Engineer MCA Y2

Hobbies: Family time, golf, jogging, physical training, reading, theater, traveling, and cinema

Chief Stewardess: Samantha KlepperChief Stewardess: Samantha Klepper

Previous Yachts: Huntress, Huntress II, Lady Michelle, Penny Mae

Samantha is a native of the Sunshine State but has called Savannah, Georgia home since 2006. Ten days after graduating with her Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work, she was enticed by her previous owners to join the luxury yachting world aboard their original vessels, M/Y Huntress and M/Y Huntress II. What started as a celebratory summer adventure quickly grew into a passion the likes of which even she could not have anticipated. Samantha has a heavy background in formal fine dining having put herself through 6+ years of college moonlighting in the service industry. Her years in hospitality helped instill in her a desire to achieve and maintain the highest standards of guest satisfaction at all times. She prides herself on providing each group of guests with a “wow factor” that will keep them talking for years to come.

Waters Cruised: Atlantic, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Bahamas, Gulf of Mexico

The Chief Stewardess provides superior service and aims to exceed the owners’ and guests’ expectations. She is responsible for the overall smooth operation of the interior crew and provides direction, guidance, and encouragement on a daily basis. In addition to ensuring that all guest needs are attended to with the utmost care and enthusiasm, she also provides valet services, care of personal and specialty items, and arrangements for activities ashore.

Chef, Sous Chef: Ian Buffington & Kim Van EykChef, Sous Chef: Ian Buffington & Kim Van Eyk

Previous Yachts: Invictus, Huntress II, Step One, Mine Games

Biography: Ian and Kim are a professionally trained Chef Team with more than fifteen years of experience between the two of them. They have served elite clientele on land and luxury mega yachts across the globe. They are extensively versed in many styles of cuisine from light, fresh, and casual, to creative and extravagant multi-course events. They have the knowledge, technique, and experience to provide the highest level of guest service at all times. Ian and Kim are committed to absorbing and adapting to the desires of the most discerning clientele.

Education: Ian: Bachelor of Professional Studies in Culinary Arts Management & Associate in Occupational Studies of Culinary Arts from The Culinary Institute of America Certified Specialist of Wine from The Society of Wine Educators

Kim: Certificate De Cuisine Superior, Certificate De Cuisine Intermediare, and Certificate De Cuisine De Base, Le Cordon Bleu London, England. Certified Health and Nutrition Coach, Institute for Integrative Nutrition, New York.

Job Description: The Head Chef undertakes all cuisine requirements for guests while tailoring charter menus with an artistic flare. The Sous Chef assists in the preparation of meals under the direction of the Head Chef and plans menus and caters to guests’ preferences and dietary requirements.

Second Engineer: Lauren HarrisonSecond Engineer: Lauren Harrison

Previous Yachts: Carson, Silver Cloud, Incognito, Apogee, Mustang Sally

Biography: Starting her maritime career in 2011 as a Deck/Stew, she has since steadily worked her way up the ladder to Engineer. She has completed five transatlantic crossings as Second Engineer and even attempted the Northwest Passage as Sole Engineer!

Waters Cruised: Northeast Canada, Greenland, East Coast USA, Bahamas, Caribbean, Baja California, Inside Passage of Alaska, South Central Alaska.

Job Description Under the direction of the Chief Engineer, the Second Engineer is responsible for the running, maintenance, and repair of all mechanical, electrical and electronic equipment on board. She also works closely with the Chief Engineer to maintain detailed, up-to-date logs of all equipment, engineering activities, and critical systems. She’s in charge of keeping an accurate inventory of spare parts, technical consumables, and tools. Lastly, she ensures adherence to International Flag, Port State, and local laws and regulations regarding engine room operations.

Licenses & Certificates:

STCW Rate Forming Part of an Engineering Watch (RFPEW), USCG Qualified Member of the Engine Department: (QMED) FOW,

Pumpman, Machinist, Yacht Marine Engineering Operator’s License (YMEOL), MCA Approved Engine Course (AEC), PADI DiveMaster

Hobbies: Riding motorcycles, hiking, diving, travel, board games, homemade tater tots, and of course learning.

Bosun: Mark CarpenterBosun: Mark Carpenter

Previous Yachts: AMEVi, Legend, SeaWalk

Biography: Mark is an identical twin! He has a degree in Marketing and has previously worked for the Ministry of Defense (MOD) in

England. He joined yachting after traveling to Australia where he sailed around the Whitsunday’s, falling asleep on the bow under

the stars, quickly realizing this is the job he wanted to do! He completed his Yachtmaster in Gibraltar in 2012 and headed to Antibes

in search of his first boat. The rest, as they say, is history…

Waters Cruised: Baltic, Mediterranean, Eastern US, and Caribbean

Job Description: The Bosun assists the Chief Officer and Captain in the daily operation of the vessel. As well as being responsible

for maintaining all the deck areas, he also ensures that all the recreational equipment is mechanically sound and cosmetically

flawless. Additional duties include bridge, harbor and anchor watches, guest service operations, administrative work, safety

management and detailing, paintwork, and the repair and maintenance of all surfaces and equipment. The Bosun is also the RYA

Wave Runner Training Instructor.

Licenses & Certificates: Yachtmaster Ocean, GMDSS, HELM Operational, ECDIS, EDH, AEC, PWC Instructor, RYA Level 2 Dinghies,

Ship Security Designated, Advanced Fire Fighting, Advanced PADI

Hobbies: Playing rugby, exercising, watersports, mountain biking, and kite surfing

Second Stewardess: Nicola CowieSecond Stewardess: Nicola Cowie

Previous Yachts: Top Five, Rebel, Bella Una, Pure Bliss, Lionshare

Biography: With roots that extend from Cape Town, South Africa to Sunny San Diego, California, Nikola has grown up amidst two vibrant cultures. An early love and fascination of people, diversity, and travel prompted her to advance her studies in Psychology

and Sociology. Surrounded by the beautiful and internationally renowned vineyards of Stellenbosch University, Nikola developed a passion for food, wine and the hospitality industry. An avid streak for adventure saw her set sail for the seas where she found her

course in yachting. Here, she tackles obstacles with little fear and eagerly embraces every experience as one in which to strengthen and grow.Her ultimate goal is to deliver the highest quality of service and to ensure that your stay onboard is not only excellent but unforgettable.

Waters Cruised: USA and Caribbean

Job Description: Full support of the Chief Stewardess in all interior duties including, but not limited to: guest interaction, excellent personalized service, and managing housekeeping and laundry. She also assists with fine dining and wine service as well as

inventory management, skilled organization, and administration of interior items.

Licenses & Certificates: STCW 95, PDSD, Power Boat Level 2, PYA Interior Administration & HR, Food and Hygiene Certificate

Hobbies: Skateboarding, photography, tennis, horse riding, traveling, swimming and cycling

Third Stewardess: Danielle HadlingtonThird Stewardess: Danielle Hadlington

Previous Yachts: Sovereign

Biography: Danielle was born and raised in Toronto, Canada and has recently resided in both the Bahamas and Mexico. Danielle

was first introduced to the yachting industry when she was a provisioning agent in the Bahamas and then while working as a Charter

booking agent in Mexico. With an extensive background in Hospitality and Event Management, Danielle knows the importance of

superior service and maintaining a high standard of guest satisfaction. With her knowledge of all things nautical, love of adventure,

and experience in hospitality, Danielle knew that a career on board superyachts would be a natural fit! Her long-term aspiration is

to work her way up into the role of Purser on large megayachts.

Waters Cruised: South Pacific, West & East Coast US, and Canada

Job Description: As stewardess, and part of the Interior crew, her duties include laundry, housekeeping, meal and beverage service,

and attending to the charter guests. She also assists with administrative tasks, inventories, and scheduled interior maintenance.

Licenses & Certificates: STCW 95, Proficiency in Designated Security Duties, Level 2 Food & Hygiene, Silver Service, Certified


Hobbies: Sailing, Equestrian, Yoga, Running, Water sports, hiking, and non-fiction literature.

Chase Boat Captain: Fraser FlightChase Boat Captain: Fraser Flight

Previous Yachts: Mustang Sally, Solemates, Huntress II

Biography: Fraser comes from a Zimbabwean farming background and has sailed and been on the water since he could walk, he

was a competitive Sailor and Rower in Zimbabwe before moving to Cape Town to continue sailing, he fell in love with cruising

sailing and followed this passion into Yachting where he has found the ideal profession to cruise the world while sharing amazing

experiences with guests and crew alike.

Waters Cruised: South Eastern USA, S. America, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Southern Africa, South Atlantic.

Job Description: The Chase Boat Captain takes charge of the 32ft Intrepid, in this role he maintains and operates the Chase boat

to a very high standard and so aims to be at the guests’ disposal for all related activities. In addition, he joins the rest of the deck

crew under the instruction of the Bosun to maintain the larger Yacht and ensure the best experience aboard both.

Licenses & Certificates: STCW 95, RYA Yacht Masters Oceans, Various supplementary courses.

Hobbies: Sailing, Rowing, Stand up Paddle-boarding, Longboarding.

Deckhand: Drew ThackrayDeckhand: Drew Thackray

Previous Yachts: Aquavita, Samadhi, Northern Lights

Biography: Drew was born and raised on the South West coast of England in a small town called Salcombe. As a young boy he showed great enthusiasm for spending time on the water by joining the Salcombe Island Cruising Club Cadettes where he learned

the basics of dingy sailing. At the age of 16 he went toExeter College to study Performing Arts alongside Business Studies but always had a longing to get back out on the water. After graduating and at the age of 20, Andrew traveled to Antibes, France to pursue a career in yachting and hasn’t looked back. Since joining the yachting community Drew has traveled to many beautiful countries, but his favorite and most recent, was the island of Koh Samui in Thailand, SE Asia. He went to train for an intensive Muay-Thai course, learning advanced technique and discipline! Drew loves the potential places that this industry can take him and looks forward to helping the guests onboard Motor Yacht

Sovereign have the best experience possible in every way he can.

Waters Cruised: Atlantic, Mediterranean, Bahamas, Caribbean, Cuba, U.S. East Coast

Licenses and Certificates: STCW95, RYA Yacht Master Offshore (200gt), RYA Powerboat Level 2, RYA SRRC, Proficiency in Designated

Security Duties, BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts and a Subsidiary Diploma in Business Studies.

Hobbies: Sailing, Surfing, Long boarding, Jet skiing, Paddle boarding, Acting & Muay-Thai

Stewardess: Mimi TrungStewardess: Mimi Trung

Previous Yachts: M/Y Freedom

Biography: Although born in Vietnam to Chinese parents, Mimi grew up in London so she often tells people she experienced the best of both Eastern and Western cultures in her childhood. She speaks Cantonese as well as English. Growing up in London

she was always curious about different cultures. After graduating from University her adventurous spirit took her backpacking

throughout Australia, New Zealand, SE Asia, South Africa, and Central America. Mimi enjoys learning new skills which means she

has had various careers from being a Kiwi fruit sorter in New Zealand, Manicurist in England, to Caregiver for the elderly in the US.

Her segue into yachting was a perfect fit and the greatest adventure of her life to date!

Waters Cruised: Mediterranean, USA and Caribbean.

Job Description: As stewardess and part of the Interior crew her duties include laundry, housekeeping, meal and beverage services

and attending to the charter guests. She also assists with administrative tasks, inventories and scheduled interior maintenance.

Licenses & Certificates: STCW 95, PDSD, Food and Hygiene Certificate Level 2

Hobbies: Hiking, camping, scuba diving, cycling, fabric arts, reading fictional history novels, and trying cuisines from different


Deckhand: Sara SullivanDeckhand: Sara Sullivan

Previous Yachts: Sovereign

Biography: Sara was raised in Boca Raton, Florida. She moved to Fort Myers for college and stayed after graduation, working in

medical billing and retail. After 6 years of being in Fort Myers she moved back to the East Coast working with a chiropractic office

and catering. She has always enjoyed the waters of Florida, spending as much time as possible outdoors. While working parttime

at a catering company, she attended several yachting events and met a lot of great people who introduced her to the world

of superyacthing. It was after meeting those crew members that she took the steps to pursue her new career and dream in the

yachting industry.

Waters Cruised: Caribbean

Licenses and Certificates: STWC95, B.A. of Communication

Hobbies: Running, keeping fit and active, horseback riding, CrossFit, cycling, wakeboarding, and enjoying the outdoors.


Layout plan


SOVEREIGN :: Deck space

Deck space

SOVEREIGN :: Lounge area

Lounge area

SOVEREIGN :: Master stateroom

Master stateroom

SOVEREIGN :: VIP stateroom

VIP stateroom

SOVEREIGN :: Guest cabin

Guest cabin

SOVEREIGN :: Guest cabin with twin beds

Guest cabin with twin beds





SOVEREIGN :: Alfresco dining

Alfresco dining

SOVEREIGN :: Culinary delights

Culinary delights

SOVEREIGN :: Sap and relaxation

Sap and relaxation

SOVEREIGN :: Alfresco bar area

Alfresco bar area

SOVEREIGN :: Side profile at anchor

Side profile at anchor

SOVEREIGN :: Side profile

Side profile

SOVEREIGN :: Underway


Lounge area

Lounge area

Formal dining

Formal dining

Master bathroom

Master bathroom

Guest cabin

Guest cabin

Guest cabin with twin beds

Guest cabin with twin beds



Saloon and bar

Saloon and bar



Deck space

Deck space

Culinary delights

Culinary delights

Jacuzzi and deck space

Jacuzzi and deck space

Sundeck seating

Sundeck seating

At anchor

At anchor

Side profile

Side profile


Length: 169ft 11in (51.8m)
Max no of guests: 12
Crew: 12

Approximate Weekly Rate
USD $250,000

Available in 3 areas
Length: 162ft 1in (49.4m)
Max no of guests: 12
Crew: 11

Approximate Weekly Rate
High  USD $250,000
Low  USD $230,000

Available in 3 areas
Length: 165ft 0in (50.3m)
Max no of guests: 12
Crew: 12

Approximate Weekly Rate
High  USD $318,023
Low  USD $260,000

Available in 3 areas


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