Base rate €28,000
      Per week |
      JFA Chantier Naval
      Boat type
      Sailing Yacht
      Winter Location
      Caribbean Virgin Islands, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards
      Summer Location
      W. Med -Naples/Sicily, Greece, W. Med -Riviera/Cors/Sard.

      IKIGAI Yacht Specifications


      Sleeps 8
      Staterooms 3
      King(s) 1
      Twin(s) 2
      Pullman(s) 2
      Jacuzzi No
      Helicopter Pad No


      LOA 25.13 Metres
      Beam 6.00 Metres
      Maximum draft 3.5 Metres
      Cruising Speed 12
      Details 20

      IKIGAI Charter Toys

      Water Sports
      Scuba Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
      Snorkel Gear Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
      Adult Water Skis no
      Kids Water Skis no
      Knee Board no
      Wind Surfer no
      Tube no
      Scurfer no
      Wake Board no
      1 Person Kayak no
      2 Person Kayak no
      Float Mats no
      Fishing Gear Yes
      Tender no
      Tender Horsepower 4.2 mtr rib with 40 hp
      Tender Pax no
      Jet Ski no
      Waverunner no
      Extra Toys
      Other Toys - 4 complete golfsets
      - 2 sup-boards
      - 2 dive sets (for competent and qualified divers only)
      - a drone for aerial footage of the charter
      - 2 kitesurfing sets (custom boards in ikigai house-style) - the boards can be used for wakeboarding
      - hammocks

      IKIGAI Chartering Accommodations

      Other Entertainment:

      IKIGAI Crew Profile

      Captain Name: Andreas Buhl

      Captain Nationality: Austrian

      Number of Crew: 2

      Andreas Buhl

      Captain Austrian – 42

      Sail and work experience
      Having grown up in a sailing family, Andreas has been sailing and maintaining boats since childhood. Since deciding to make his passion his profession then he has spent 15 years licensed in the yachting industry. Andreas has experience as a captain/skipper throughout Europe and across the world. He has been involved in refits so has an understanding of the engineering and maintenance needs of IKIGAI. He speaks German, English and Spanish and has conversational Dutch. More recently he has joined up with his wife Laurien to form a seamless Captain/Hostess team and provide an unforgettable sailing experience.

      Job description
      As Captain the overall running of the vessel is Andreas’ responsibility; this includes the navigation, safety and experience of all onboard. He ensures that IKIGAI runs smoothly and efficiently whilst adhering to all the appropriate regulations.

      Licenses & Certificates
      • RYA/MCA Yacht Master Offshore Commercial Endorsement, RYA/MCA Short Range Certificate
      • STCW95 Personal Safety & Social Responsibility Course, STCW95 Personal Survival Techniques Course, STCW95 Fire Prevention and Fighting Course, STCW95 Elementary First Aid Course
      • Yachtmaster Licence (sail & power) for navigation areas 1&2 issued by Austrian Yachting Association (ÖSV)
      • Padi Open Water Certificate

      University of Vienna, Geography and Journalism

      Laurien Oerlemans

      Chef / Hostess Dutch – 45

      Sail and work experience
      Laurien began work training and maintaining racehorses in England, she is a skilled rider however an injury meant that she has moved into the world of sailing. Beginning in France she soon graduated to transatlantic deliveries and charters as a Chef/Hostess before undertaking a three year
      circumnavigation aboard S/Y Pegasus Blue. Since then she has picked up a wealth of charter experience in the Caribbean and elsewhere before teaming up with husband Andreas for eight years on charters around the world. Now they find themselves on IKIGAI. Laurien is fluent in English and Dutch and has conversational French.

      Job description
      As the Chef/Hostess Laurien is responsible for the crew and guest meals throughout the charter, ensuring that the food is enjoyable, the interior of the yacht is clean and serviceable and that all dietary requirements are met. She is a creative cook, varying her meals to provide variety and
      according to the location of IKIGAI in order to have as much relevance as possible to the country being visited.

      Licenses & Certificates
      • Yachtmaster Offshore Sail
      • STCW 95 (Mallorca), STCW Refresher certificate
      • Food and Hygiene Certificate

      Prinsengracht Nursing Apprenticeship, Amsterdam
      University of Sussex, England