The yacht charter event, held in Tortola, welcomed international brokers as well as industry suppliers, captains, chefs, and crews. There were competitive events such as themed cooking competitions, social events, and yacht viewings. This year, the winner for best canape went to Tara Phelan of ELYSIUM, a great yacht charter choice.
ELYSIUM: The Charter Yacht
The 62-foot Privilege Alliauura sailing catamaran offers a multitude of lounging areas topside, aft deck, and on the foredeck which has an optional shade awning when needed. ELYSIUM also has an amazing amount of living space. What’s more, there’s a huge saloon, flybridge, and indulgent master suite. Panoramic windows let in natural light and allow for fantastic 360-degree views.
ELYSIUM sleeps 6 (7 max) in 3 cabins. The master stateroom offers a king-size berth with a private head and stall shower. There are two VIP cabins with king berths, private ensuite heads, and separate stall showers as well as a forward cabin with a twin berth, private ensuite head, and wet shower. The twin cabin is accessible from the deck via a private entry and is perfect for a teen or single adult. In addition, each cabin is fully equipped with a private shower, private electric head, temperature-controlled A/C, TV/DVD, hairdryer and converter plugs, and L’Occitane shampoo and shower gel.
Water Toys and Amenities
Since the Bahamas are a water-lovers paradise, you will want to take advantage of this award-winning yacht’s many water toys including:
- 8 passenger island sofa
- 1 one-person and 1 three-person round inflatable tubes
- 2 SUPs (carries 2 people each)
- Tandem ski
- Water skis
- Fishing gear
- Snorkel gear
- AB tender with Yamaha 70 HP engine equipped with GPS and LED underwater lights
- Sonos surround sound throughout the boat
- Flybridge with sofa and cocktail table
- 2 custom sun lounges and bolsters on the front trampoline
- 2 Fatboy bean bag chairs
- LED underwater lights
- 40in TV in Salon with Apple TV(available in all cabins) and Direct TV
ELYSIUM: The Crew
Matt and Tara Mullins are an experienced, energetic couple with a great sense of fun. They have a diverse range of skills both above and below the water. A highly motivated, organized couple with an eye for detail and the desire to ensure their guests have the vacation they have been dreaming about.
They love helping yacht charter guests discover the amazing waters of the British Virgin Islands through snorkeling and diving. In fact, Tara has been a diving instructor for 20 years. She is enthusiastic about the local fish and their habitats, sharing her knowledge with guests.
A professional chef, Tara spent two years at one of London’s top catering colleges, and 10 years working in some top restaurants and hotels in London. Afterward, she became a diving instructor and started exploring the world. Tara has combined her two passions: cooking and the ocean. As a result of her training, when faced with issues like food intolerance or allergies, she can quickly produce suitable alternatives. Tara loves creating new menus and experimenting with new dishes and providing her guests with a fantastic culinary experience.
Matt is an RYA/MCA Yachtmaster with over ten years of professional experience sailing the waters of Australia, BVI, Italy, and the UK. He enjoys meeting new guests and dealing with challenges over the years. He loves being involved on deck and in the water, as well as exploring new places and cultures.
To book your luxury yacht vacation on this award-winning yacht, please call CKIM Group at 321-777-1707.