PURE BLISS

PURE BLISS

BUILT/REFITYEAR 2016
YACHTLENGTH 144.00 Ft
NUMBER OFCABINS 7
NUMBER OFGUESTS 12
TOTALCREW 10
RATESFROM $150,000

CAPTAIN | Calin Bujgoi
(Rotational with Chief Stew Sonia Doucet)
Romanian
Originally from Romania, Calin decided to trade in a degree in psychology for a life at sea twenty years ago, choosing New Zealand as a new base. His experience includes crossings of Pacific & Atlantic oceans as well as exploring parts of the Tasman, Caribbean, Mediterranean, North, Norwegian and Barents seas. Calin is an avid sailor and owns a sailing yacht which he loves taking to more remote and unique destinations. With over ten years’ experience on superyachts alone and a Master's 3000 GT license he now can't wait to welcome you on board Pure Bliss and together with the rest of the team make your holiday an unforgettable one.

CAPTAIN | Christoff Spies
(Rotational Captain with Chief Stew Kim Spies)
South African / American
Christoff was born and raised in a small coastal town in South Africa. His passion for the ocean began in his teens with a love of surfing and diving. He started his career working on dive vessels and currently holds a Padi rescue diver certificate. After a few years living and traveling around the world he returned to South Africa to take his RYA sailing yacht master courses. After receiving his license in 2005 he worked as delivery crew for Moorings Yacht Company. His first trans- Atlantic crossing was delivering a 40’ catamaran from South Africa to Belize. After this he joined the mega-yacht industry as a deckhand and since then has been quickly moving up the ranks. He has continued his education and license’s in both the captain and engineer departments. He now holds a 1600/3000ITC USCG Oceans merchant mariners’ license and has been in command of vessels ranging from 80’-164’. He is an easy going, friendly, approachable, safety-oriented captain that genuinely wants to show you and your guest the trip of a lifetime onboard Pure Bliss!

CHIEF ENGINEER | Gerardo (Gerry) Vaca
(Rotational w/ Capt Calin)
Argentinian
Gerry is originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina where he studied Electronics before joining the superyacht industry back in 1999. Since then, Gerry worked with well over 7 different yacht manufacturers and his knowledge of Italian yards makes him a valuable asset on board Pure Bliss. Yachts have taken Gerry all over the world, From West Coat US to Hong Kong, the Maldives to Thailand, Singapore and beyond. Currently, Gerry resides in the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australia. Gerry enjoys most sports, reading, flying, being surrounded by Nature and staying active (he’s always keen to go for a swim!). With a Y3, Yacht Master, PADI rescue diver, Industrial Automation, mechanical skills and Jet Ski instructor certification, Gerry aims to ensure that the vessel and all her associated systems are kept in perfect functioning condition to best accommodate your stay on Pure Bliss.


ENGINEER | Niel Holmes
(Rotational w/ Capt Christoff)
British
Neil is from the windswept coast of North Wales where at an early age he took an interest in engineering and secured a cadet ship at Andrew Weir shipping and his gateway to the oceans. He later signed on with Tramp shipping which frequently took him through the Polynesians Islands where the idea to transition into yachting took hold. After accumulating a tremendous amount of sea time and experience and gaining his Y1 Chief Engineer CoC, he made the switch to yachts and never looked back. Neil appreciates the rotational schedule so he can enjoy a life balance, spending time with his young daughter and also being able to give 100% when on the job. Neil runs a scrupulously tight engine room and he will ensure all systems are maintained and operational so you can rest assured your time aboard Pure Bliss will be most comfortable.


FIRST MATE | Edwen (Ed) Gomez
Honduran
Ed is originally from the vibrant and fascinating country of Honduras. With rainforests, ancient Mayan sites, and a Caribbean coastline it was easy for Ed to join the tourism industry after completing his Business degree. Fascinated by the underwater life and driven by his sense of adventure, he developed into a competent diver and held many roles leading diving excursions and dive training programs. With over 5000+ dives and over 12 PADI certifications under his belt, he became an expert at introducing adventure-seekers to the magic of the underwater world. After having worked in marine tourism for 8 years, Ed decided to transition into yachting where he knew his hard-working mindset, enthusiastic personality and fascination for the sea would be appreciated. Ed loves meeting new people and truly enjoys helping them step out of their comfort zone to enjoy the water and all her beauty.


BOSUN | Quinn Mulvihill
American
Quinn grew up in New Jersey, spending his summers at the Jersey shore and winters driving up to Vermont for snowboarding trips. If not at the beach or on the mountain, you could find Quinn recording music or skateboarding. While working towards his associate degree, Quinn traveled as far west as Colorado working music festivals for an event company. After finishing his degree, he discovered the world of yachting, and he immediately moved to Fort Lauderdale to immerse himself in the industry. Whatever your outdoor needs shall be, Quinn will be happy to help you conquer the wake surfboard or learn how to maneuver a jet ski whilst onboard Pure Bliss.


CHEF | Fernando Jeffrey
(Rotational with Captain Calin)
Argentinian
Fernando joins Pure Bliss as a highly experienced Chef both on and off the water! Originally from Argentina, he now calls Mallorca home. With 15 years of experience in the culinary world, he has worked in multiple 5-star hotels and restaurants across Europe and South America. He joined the superyacht industry in 2013 first on private yachts and subsequently on busy charter yachts. Gifted with excellent cooking skills and a natural inclination to please, he loves adapting to your culinary wishes. With his gentle personality and the English humor of his father, you will want to take him home with you!

CHEF | Michael Machado
(Rotational with Captain Christoff)
Canadian
Michael is Toronto born, an honors graduate of the Canadian Food and Wine Institute. Chef Michael has over 10 years’ experience working in various 5 star restaurants and managing large scale catering events in hotels and wineries, including Peller Estates Winery and Queen’s Landing in Canada's Wine Country - Niagara-on-the-Lake. He is always striving to create mouthwatering menus and tasty dishes to leave your palette begging for more! Chef Michael has worked onboard various private and charter yachts ranging from 130-260 feet. His favorite culinary styles include Japanese, French, Italian, as well as Indian, Lebanese, and Latin Cuisine. Michael aims to provide a memorable experience for guests onboard and is receptive to any dietary restrictions. For a peek at what you can expect from Chef Michael please look into his online portfolio at https://michaelmachado.info.


CHIEF STEWARDESS | Sonia Doucet
(Rotational with Captain Calin)
French
Sonia was born and raised near Paris but set out to discover the world at an early age, working her way around the globe in places such as, Ireland, USA, Australia and New Zealand. A born nomad and explorer by nature, she joined the superyacht industry 10 years ago after several years in the hospitality and tourism sectors. Home is her newly acquired 47ft sailboat that she enjoys taking off the beaten track. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors particularly hiking. When not keeping active, she loves learning new languages or simply digging into a good book. Sonia has extensive experience on yachts ranging from 35m to 80m, in both the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. She is thrilled to welcome you on board and look after your every need!

CHIEF STEWARDESS | Kim Spies
(Rotational with Captain Christoff Spies)
American
Kimberly was born and raised in Kennebunk, Maine. She has always been drawn to the water, the ocean particularly. Growing up yachting was never in her realm of possible career choices. Kimberly holds her degree in Criminology/pre-law. However, fate had different plans for her. While putting herself through college she began bartending and waiting tables. Her real passion began, providing people with the best possible service, food and wine. Quickly working her way to manager, she began to research what career possibilities were available for a free spirit, adventurous, hardworking, fun girl with a contagious smile and love of life. This is where her yachting career began 15 years ago when she was hired as second stewardess on a mega-yacht. This is also where she met her future husband Christoff. Christoff and Kimberly have been successfully working as a team ever since. Over the years she has been able to incorporate her love of service and cooking into the combined role of chef/purser onboard several vessels ranging in size from 80’-189’. Onboard Pure Bliss she is extremely excited to be able to focus entirely on guest service and needs in a chief stewardess position. Her energy, contagious positive personality and mixology skills will make your time onboard Pure Bliss truly blissful!

SECOND STEWARDESS | Dianne Varga
Canadian
Dianne is from Toronto, Canada where she studied journalism. It wasn’t long before the cold winter sent her away to the warm waters of the Mediterranean where she joined the world of superyachts. The corporate world called her back and she spent the past 6 years working for large companies as an Executive Assistant. However, her passion for travel led her right back to yachting and with no regrets she left it all behind to join Pure Bliss. Dianne loves meeting new people and always ensures that guests are truly enjoying their stay onboard. You will be enchanted by her kind ways and willingness to please – or perhaps more by her delicious Espresso Martini! An ideal day for Dianne includes nature walks, hot yoga and enjoying the sunshine.

STEWARDSS | Sofiia Skorokhod
Ukrainian
Sofiia is originally from the spectacular port city of Odessa in Ukraine where she studied tourism. Shortly after graduating she became inspired to become a hairdresser which turned out to be her passion for many years. She excelled and became a lead trainer for coloring specialists in an accredited hair academy. Her successful hairdressing career combined with her tourism studies eventually led her to working on board a Disney cruise line before transitioning into the exciting world of yachting where she has found a new passion for hospitality. She looks forward to making you feel most welcome on board with her easy-going wit and warm smile.
Sofiia values time for self-education as well as staying fit with martial arts, roller blading, beach activities and water sports.

DECKHAND | Emanuela (Manu) Libra
Italian
Manu is originally from Italy. Growing up in a city between an explosive volcano and intense Ionian Sea. She loves being surrounded by Mother Nature’s smells and enjoys hiking, skiing, cycling and of course sailing. Manu was a self-employed woman when in 2012, her passion for sailing led her to cross the South Pacific Ocean. It was during these 8 months that Manu decided to spend the rest of her life on the sea. Her career in yachting has taken her across Polynesia and Australia to the Middle East and Europe. She is qualified as a Yachtmaster offshore as well as an Engineer and have assisted many refits and rebuilds. With her wonderful personality, Manu is looking forward to making sure you have the best “Pure Bliss” experience.

DECKHAND/ STEWARD | Deon Saayman
South African
After 11 years in the hospitality industry Deon joined the luxury cruise ships for 2 and a half years then decided he needed to take it to the next level – the superyacht industry. He joined Pure Bliss in June of 2020 and never looked back. Deon is from a small wine region called Durbanville near Cape Town, South Africa. He enjoys playing rugby, cricket and tennis. Deon is a proud South African, knows a lot about wines & mixing cocktails and can’t wait to welcome you on board Pure Bliss for an unforgettable time on board.

Specifications

Type Power Yachts
BuilderBurger
Year Built2006
Size144.00 Ft
Beam8.43 Metres
Draft2.31 Metres
Guests12

Boat Details

Cabins: 7
Queen: 4
Single Cabins: 1
Showers: -
Wash Basins: -
Heads: -
Electric Heads: -

Pick Up Locations

Pref. Pick-up: -
Other Pick-up: -

Details

Refit: 2016
Helipad: No
Jacuzzi: Yes
A/C: Full

Engine Details

ENGINES: 2 x MTU 12V4000 M90 - 2775hp GENS: 2 x Northern Light M1064A - 94kW
Fuel Consumption: 63
Cruising Speed: 13 knots
Max Speed: 18 knots US Gall/Hr

Locations

Winter Area: Bahamas
Summer Area: Bahamas

Amenities

Salon Tv/VCR: Yes
Salon Stereo: Yes
Sat Tv: KVH VSAT Internet throughout the vessel (WiFi while cruising)
# of Videos: -
# DVDs/Movies: -
# CD's: -
Camcorder: -
Books: -
Board Games: -
Sun Awning: -
Deck Shower: Yes
Bimini: -
Water Maker: -
Special Diets: Inq
Kosher: Inq
BBQ: Yes
# Dine In: -
Minimum Age: -
Generator: -
Inverter: -
Voltages: -
Water Maker: -
Water Cap: -
Ice Maker: Yes
Sailing Instructions: -
Internet Access: Onboard WIFI
Gay Charters: Inq
Nude: Inq
Hairdryers: Yes
# Port Hatches: -
Guests Smokes: No
Crew Smokes: Inq
Pets Aboard: No
Pet Type: -
Guest Pets: No
Children Ok: Yes
Hammock: -
Windscoops: -

Water Sports

Dinghy size: -
Dinghy hp: -
Dinghy # pax: -
Water Skis Adult: -
Water Skis Kids: -
Jet Skis: No
Wave Runners: 2
Kneeboard: -
Windsurfer: -
Snorkel Gear: Yes
Tube: Yes
Scurfer: -
Wake Board: Yes
Kayaks 1 Pax: -
Kayaks (2 Pax): 2
Floating Mats: -
Swim Platform: Yes
Boarding Ladder (Loc/Type): Yes central easy access
Sailing Dinghy: -
Beach Games: -
Fishing Gear: Yes
Gear Type: -
Rods: -

Scuba Diving Details

Crew License Resort Course Full Course
Instructor - -
Divers - Tanks - BCs - Regulators - Dive Lights -
Air Compressor Onboard Wet Suits - Weight Sets - Dives/wk - Night Dives -
General Diving Info
Diving for certified divers.
Crew member is an Instructor however dives offered will be based on level of experience gauged by Instructor. Additional dive insurance is requested by Charterer and waiver to be signed.
Diving Costs information
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(15 December -30 April)
Bahamas
(1 May - 14 December)
Bahamas


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