OKTO

BUILT/REFIT YEAR 2014
YACHT LENGTH 217.00 Ft
NUMBER OF CABINS 6
NUMBER OF GUESTS 12
TOTAL CREW 16
RATES FROM €480,000

GRAEME AFFLECK | Rotational Captain | Scottish
Graeme grew up in a small fishing village on the East Coast of Scotland. He was brought up on and around boats and was destined for a career at sea. He now lives on the south coast of England with his wife and two young boys. Graeme has been in the yachting industry for over 12 years and has a wealth of experience cruising worldwide on both private and charter yachts. He takes pride in providing the highest standard of service for the guests onboard, while not compromising safety. Graeme joined MY OKTO at the start of the 2022 Mediterranean season, after running a busy 55m charter yacht for the past two years. His door is always open to discuss cruising plans or pass on his knowledge of local restaurants and great locations to visit. He is a keen sports man who loves team sports and when time permits, he enjoys a round of golf or some time on the padel court. He loves being in and around the water and is a keen diver. He looks forward to welcoming you onboard.

STUART HONEYWILL | Rotational Captain | English
Stuart was raised on the south coast of England, growing up, his father ran a sailing and windsurfing school in
the summer on Studland beach and Poole harbour so he has been around the water for as long as he can
remember, Stuart now lives on the South West coast of England with his wife.Having started his yachting career
in 2008, Stuart has cruised worldwide on both private and charter programs and has sighted Alaska, Costa Rica &
Norway as some of his favourite destinations as well as having a wealth of knowledge on the Mediterranean and
Caribbean. After completing his Masters license in 2019, Stuart has gone on to Captain both very busy
Private and charter programs.Stuart loves the teamwork aspect of yachting and that shows on MY OKTO he
enjoys working closely and developing crew, the planning and execution of charter and building a close
relationship with his owners.When not afloat, he enjoys surfing, hiking, watching Manchester United games,
live music and working on his property investment business in the UK, he has an overall passion for the marine
industry and is currently studying towards a Diploma in Naval Architecture

PETE GRUNOW | Chief Officer | South Africa
Pete was raised in Durban, on the east coast of South Africa. He decided to enter the world of yachting after a short-lived corporate career and has never looked back.
He has worked on yachts for over 10 years, progressing through the deck ranks before obtaining his Chief Mate’s qualification in August 2021.
Pete is a sports fanatic and in his spare time can be found running and hiking the trails around his present hometown, Cape Town. He is considered to be the OKTO Braai (BBQ) master and reigning Padel champion.

CAMERON WILSON | Rotational Chief Officer | South Africa
Cameron was raised in Cape Town,South Africa where he spent all his timeon the Atlantic and Indian
Oceans, fishing, spearfishing, surfing and sailing. A career on the sea was a natural choice for Cameron
joining the Yachting industry in 2010. Where he has worked on a variation of both Sail and Motor Yachts.
Cameron joins the OKTO team as an established Chief Officer, who strives to deliver an unforgettable
experience to all guest’s joining us, whether that be a relaxing holiday or action-packed
adventure. In his spare time you will catch Cameron seeking out the best golf courses or on a 4×4
adventure with his family in tow

SOPHIE MORGAN | 2nd Officer | England
Sophie grew up in London before moving to the south coast of England to a county called Dorset, here she spent time fishing for mackerel and cruising around the coastline in a small tender with her three older brothers. Sophie has several Atlantic crossings under her belt and has covered the Pacific Ocean, Mediterranean, Caribbean Sea and East Coast. Sophie has worked hard throughout her career, studying for her OOW and in 2022 her hard work paid off with her gaining the ticket and being promoted to 2nd Officer.

TEHAN SMIT | Lead Deckhand | South Africa
Tehan comes from a beautiful coastal stretch in South Africa known as the Garden route. He has a natural
love for the ocean and spends most of his time on the water. Tehan enjoys interacting with guests on OKTO
and showing his passion for the watersports toys and activites on board. His great personal skills and
sense of humour are what Tehan prides himself on. He embraces each day and strives to provide the best
on deck experience as he climbs the ladder and works towards gaining his officer tickets

LEWIS BARKER | Deckhand | England
Lewis got his first break into the yachting industry on board MY OKTO He joins us from Ipswich, a countryside town in Suffolk. Lewis enjoyed growing up with his brother and sister in the countryside always exploring together, trying to keep out of trouble. Lewis has a passion for basketball, going to the prestigious Ipswich basketball academy and playing into his university years. Here he spent 5 years on a degree in strength, conditioning and personal training. He enjoys putting his knowledge into practice and is ready to tailor a programme to your needs.

JEAN MARITZ | Deckhand | South Africa
Jean grew up in Durban South Africa coming from a very sporty family. He is an avid fisherman and loves spending time in and around the water.
Sailing all over the world has been a thrilling experience for him as he has cruised the Mediterranean and Caribbean Seas and hopes one day to add the Indian Ocean to the list.
As a deckhand onboard OKTO Jean is looking forward to giving you an experience you will never forget through their wide range of water toys and days filled of adventures.

ALY NIELSEN | Rotational Chief Stewardess | New Zealand
Meet Aly, a passionate adventurer from the beautiful Hibiscus Coast in New Zealand.
With a lifetime of adventure both in and around the water, she developed a strong love of travel and exploring the world. As an experienced yachting professional with 12 years in the industry, Aly’s impeccable service skills are second to none. She adores welcoming guests onboard MY OKTO and providing a seamless, luxurious experience. Thanks to her love for exploring and being on boats, yachting became the perfect opportunity to turn her passion into a thrilling career. Join Aly and her team for an unforgettable voyage.

Meet Alice, born and raised on the coast of Melbourne, Australia. Alice comes from a background of being
on the water with a family of sailors. Through this it was how Alice discovered the yachting industry and
landed her first position in yachting cruising South East Asia and the Pacific for her first three years. Alice
thrives on leading the Interior team and is excited to bring her wealth of knowledge to MY OKTO, guiding
her department to deliver seam- less, luxury service in true OKTO style. In her free time, you can find Alice
staying active and outdoors, travelling to off the beaten track countries, often to get below the sea level
scuba diving

TANNAH METZLER | 2nd Stewardess | South Africa
Growing up in sunny South Africa, Tannah enjoys anything from a good book, to hiking, to exploring beautiful places. She has a special love for the ocean and outdoors. Tannah completed her degree in Clothing Consumer Science and worked in the fashion industry prior to joining MY OKTO. Tannah is passionate about High End fashion and in her free time enjoys sewing and growing her knowledge in sustainable fashion.

TATE LONG-LINES | Stewardess | South Africa
Meet Tate, she is a city girl who then moved to the beautiful Cape Town, South Africa. She studied at a
culinary school in the wineries of Stellenbosch and became a qualified pastry chef. Soon after Tate realised
yachting was her next step and she dived into it with an open mind and soon fell in love with it. Her
creative side from cheffing has allowed her to take on being a stewardess with all the detailed orientated
and creative aspects that come with the job. Tate would like to progress in the industry and soon take on
some courses to better her skills and knowledge in interior

BELLA THOMPSON | Stewardess | South Africa
Meet Bella, she is joining the OKTO Interior team in the 2nd year of her career. Bella’s hometown is Durban, South Africa. She comes from a Big Greek family where they spent their summers in beautiful St Francis. Bella is the proud Aunty of two mischievous nephews and a beautiful niece, she describes her family as loud, loving and outgoing. Naturally she fits right into the fun-loving crew/family we have onboard. In her spare time she loves hiking, yoga, reading and photography which she hoping to incorporate this into her working day.

EMMA WEST | Stewardess | South Africa
Emma is joining MY OKTO in 2023, securing her first full time stewardess position. Emma grew up in Central Drakensberg and considers herself very privileged to call Champagne Sports Resort, a resort her parents managed, home for 25 years. Emma likes to keep fit and prides herself by having 2 half marathons under her belt. She also enjoys swimming, reading, and dancing. Emma is excited to start her yachting career and hope to one day become a Purser.

FABIAN | Head Chef | AUSTRALIA
MY OKTO welcomes Chef Fabian, with over 25 years of experience in professional kitchens worldwide.
Fabian, a co-founder of the famed Zurich restaurant Maison Manesse, was awarded a Michelin Star at the
age of 30.Fabian is an avid spear fisherman who loves nothing more than catching fresh fish and sharing
it with his guests or friends alike. In his downtime, you can find him anywhere between freediving the
depths of the seas or hanging from cliffs.
“May the fork be with you” – Fabian

OWEN NYAKUDYA | Sous Chef | Zimbabwe
Owen started his career in Africa where he worked in 2 restaurants ranked 22nd and 56th best in the world. During this time Owen grew into his own personal style of intuitive and creative cooking as he worked closely with farmers, fishmongers and foraging around Cape Town. In his free time Owen enjoys creating digital content, sand-boarding, snowboarding and keeps fit by mastering the skill of Calisthenics.

DYLAN HARBIN | Rotational Chief Engineer | English
Dylan was born in Geneva, Switzerland but grew up in England where he developed a keen interest in all things mechanical and electrical.
Prior to joining the industry Dylan completed a degree in mechanical engineering. He is now in his thirteenth year as a yacht engineer seven of those years spent onboard MY OKTO.
Outside of work Dylan is very keen on rugby, diving, skiing, traveling photography and horology. He too enjoys hitting the paddle court and is always on the search for the best restaurants in town.

BEN CUDD | Rotational Chief Engineer | English
Ben joined OKTO as 2nd Engineer in 2023. With 11 years of experience under his belt he was the natural choice for the promotion to Chief Engineer when it became available. He has passion for everything related to marine engineering and is dedicated to ensuring that the yacht’s mechanical systems are functioning at their best. Outside of work, Ben enjoys mountain biking, cars, and spending time with his family, especially his growing young son who at the age of 2 keeps him on his toes. Ben is an adventurous person who enjoys seeking out new locations and pushing himself to the limit!

VASI MIC | Second Engineer | Romania
Vasi has spent the last 5 years in the large yacht sector and prior to his yachting career he lived in Australia for 12 years, working in the mobile telecommunications industry. Since joining yachting he has specialized in working with various high-tech technical systems. Engineering runs in the family with his sister also working in the superyacht sector as a Chief Engineer. In his free time, Vasi enjoys cycling, diving, snowboarding, and travelling.

JAKE NAPOLI | Rotational 2nd Engineer | Scottish
Jake has never been far from the sea, growing up in the coastal town of Portree in the Isle of Skye, he
enjoyed exploring the rugged coastline and Jurassic landscape with his 3 sisters. Jake has tried a few
different career paths such as training for 4 years and becoming a qualified Plumber, working for an Oil
and Gas company, dipping his toe into Construction, on to Commercial Shipping and landing in the
Yachting industry where he feels most fitted in the Engineering department. Jake is continuing to up his
skills and is currently working towards his Chief Engineers License

DAN STANTON | Third Engineer | English
Dan is the newest member of the engineering team. A seasoned aircraft engineer from the Royal Navy with a year in the yachting industry under his belt, he is eager to put his technical skills and Navy-honed work ethic into practice. His background emphasizes attention to detail, high standards, and effective teamwork. Professionally groomed through Navy experiences, he is ready to elevate the vessel’s engineering performance. His self-confessed career highlight to date? Raising the flag at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Beyond the engine room, he enjoys photography, cars, watches, and the occasional round of golf.

Specifications
Type:
Motor Sailers
Builder:
ISA, RODRIGUEZ GROUP ITALY
Year Built:
2014
Size:
217.00 Ft
Beam:
10.50 Metres
Draft:
2.95 Metres
Guests:
12

Boat Details
Cabins:
6
King:
1
Queen:
4
Single Cabins:
1
Details
Jacuzzi:
Yes
A/C:
Full

Engine Details
Fuel Consumption:
300
Cruising Speed:
12
Max Speed:
14 US Gall/Hr

Locations
Winter Area:
Bahamas, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards, Caribbean Virgin Islands (BVI)
Summer Area:
W. Med -Naples/Sicily, W. Med -Riviera/Cors/Sard., W. Med - Spain/Balearics
Stabilizers:
No
Gay Charters:
Inq
Crew Smokes:
Inq
No data available.

No rates details available.


(15 December -30 April)
Bahamas, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards, Caribbean Virgin Islands (BVI)
(1 May - 14 December)
W. Med -Naples/Sicily, W. Med -Riviera/Cors/Sard., W. Med - Spain/Balearics


Available:
Hold/Option:
Booked:
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