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Astahaya is an outstanding example of the Oyster 56 sailing yacht. The
swan-white hull with steel coloured stripes and artistic Asian touch to the bow
ornaments give a breathtaking impression. Aesthetics and ambience is especially
well attended to on this yacht to underline the yacht’s classic appearance by a      Length:                     57ft 4in (17.49m)
focus on contemporary detailing. The interior is fitted throughout with exclusive
                                                                                     Beam:                       16ft 3in (4.95m)
crown cut teak. Gloss finish adds to the warm and welcoming feeling on board.
The saloon is wide and airy with large windows, comfortable adjustable reading       Draft:                      8ft 3in (2.52m)
chairs and a dining table seating up to eight people. The saloon has a Sony TV       Year Built:                 2008
screen and sound systems connected to cockpit and guest cabins.
                                                                                     Designer:                   Rob Humphreys
Astahaya has two main guest cabins one forward one aft with comfortable double       Builder:                    Oyster Marine Ltd
beds and extensive sound and television systems. Both cabins have a Sony flush       Engine:                     Average 9 knots
mounted TV, DVD- and CD player and hook up contact for ipod. The master              Flag:                       British
cabin is fitted with en-suite bathroom and a private office corner. The two bunks
in forward port cabin and the single bunk in workshop are available depending on
charter configuration.

The yacht is equipped with a selection of Riedel glasses for maximum enjoyment
of wines. The galley espresso bar is studded with an Italian espresso machine, a
KitchenAid standmixer with ice-cream maker and a stylish Dualit toaster.

Astahaya offers various water sport activies. Enjoy the tow rig or wake board with
the centre console tender and a 20 hp outboard motor. You will also find aboard
an assortment of fishing gear and an inflatable kayak for exercise and individual

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             Darrel grew up in sunny South Africa, where he lived and worked until a few years back, when he decided to ‘get a life’,
             and go sailing. He holds degrees in acturial science, accounting and company law, none of which are any use at all to
             him as a sailor, but they make for interesting conversation. He has lived and sailed in the British Virgin Islands for the
             past five years, captaining a variety of vessels in the charter industry. A seasoned sailor, he has his Yachtmaster Ocean
             skipper’s ticket. Darrel is also a keen watersports fan, and loves to dive, ski, wakeboard, windsurf and kitesurf. He loves
any excuse to get out on the water, and would be more than happy to assist you with any of the water-sport activities offered on the
             Michelle Moller is an energetic and fun-loving lady, with a thrill for new adventures and an all-around love for life. This
             highly entertaining person hails from the surfing town of Durban in South Africa and enjoys combining her twin loves
             of sailing and cooking. Her sailing interests have led her to sail around most of the African east coast, as well as and
             numerous European countries. She has also completed two seasons in the Caribbean as chef onboard the sailing
             catamaran Swish.

Michelle’s extensive travels have allowed her to sample and perfect a variety of exotic dishes that she brings together in a fusion of
taste onboard ASTAHAYA that will allow you to relax and indulge your senses. With her existing industry experience she has further
refined her cooking skills by attending the world-renowned Christina Martin School of Cooking, and her menus revolve around healthy,
fresh ingredients, incorporating the local flavors of the islands. In addition to her experience in chartering and knowledge of food
Michelle’s upbeat and outgoing personality will help to make your vacation a memorable experience.

Darrel and Michelle are a team that exude excellence, and will do everything in their power to make your Caribbean vacation perfect.
Based on your preference you will have the option of a fully crewed luxury charter with a captain and chef to attend to your service
and catering needs. Alternatively you may choose a captain only charter to enjoy a more hands on experience. Please ask for further
crew details and charter rates based on these two options.

                                                                                                       Astahaya interior layout

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