Intercharter

Yacht Charter Broker

Crewed charter yacht MELINKA




Yacht MELINKA

Designed by Sparkman and Stephens this distinguished ketch was built by Nautor Swan in 1981. She was rebuilt and extended from 76 feet to 80 feet in 1995 with an extensive refit in 2003.

Melinka offers lively sailing and serene on-board comforts for six guests.

The three guest cabins located aft of the saloon have generous twin berths plus ensuite heads with separate showers.

A comfortable dining and sitting area amidships ensures the enjoyment of savoury exotic meals and relaxing moments after a day of swimming and exploring the beautiful destinations Melinka sails to. Casual outside dining for four.

Yacht MELINKA 2
Salon

Yacht MELINKA 3
Dining

Main features

Builder Sparkman & S
Guests 6
Jacuzzi No
Swim platform
Length 80 Feet
Crew 3
Air conditioning Full
Easy boarding ladder
Cabins Total cabins: 3
MELINKA accommodates 6 guests in 3 cabins. She can also take up to 12 day sailing.
The master cabin has 2 twin beds 80" long -- one against each bulkhead, plus ensuite shower and head.
Amisships are 2 additional guest cabins -- one to port and the other to starboard -- each has upper / lower single beds 77" long and an ensuite head and shower.
MELINKA is fully air conditioned through out.
Crew quarters are forward with separate companionway. Crew have own head and shower.
Water sports and other sports equipment See details
Leisure and entertainment See details

Technical details

Built year 1981
Engine(s) and Generator(s)
Max speed
Dinghy and outboard Zodiac / 15ft , 60HP
Last refit 2003
Fuel consumption
Cruising speed
Voltages 110
MELINKA's layout
MELINKA's layout


High season charter rate:
$22,400 per week
Low season charter rate:
$19,500 per week
See more details
Summer sailing area:
New England
Winter sailing area:
Caribbean Virgin Islands, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards

Booked charters

From To Description

Captain: Forrest Shropshire - Nationality: US

Crew: 3

MELINKA's crew

Captain Forrest Shropshire, American

Originally from Georgia, Forrest holds a 1600-ton U.S. Coast Guard Open Ocean License, the equivalent of the UKs 3000- on Masters License. He has been cruising the waters of the Caribbean and the U.S. East Coast for more than thirty years,and takes great pleasure in showing guests his favorite destinations. An excellent teacher, he will be happy to offer you the helm, explain how celestial navigation works, or show you how to take a sextant reading.

Widely experienced in yachting, Forrest previously managed a small marina and boatyard. He is a PADI open water diver as well as a skilled windsurfer, kayaker, and former water skiing instructor. His dedication to fishing means you are almost guaranteed some fresh mahi mahi or tuna during your cruise.


First Mate Bowen Teuscher, American

Bowen has a love for classic wooden boats and has completed several extensive refits over the years. He graduated from Middlebury Institute of International Studies in 2012 with a masters in International Policy and a minor in Russian language. He is very outgoing and enjoys traveling to international countries.

Particulars are displayed in good faith and believed to be correct but are not guaranteed. They will be confirmed by our Yacht Charter Consultant along with exact pricing during the yacht charter selection process. This page is merely informational and the yacht is not necessarily available for charter, nor is she represented or marketed in anyway by InterCharter. This web page and the information contained herein is not contractual. All yacht specifications and informations are displayed in good faith but InterCharter does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the current accuracy, completeness, validity, or usefulness of any yacht information and/or images displayed. All boat information is subject to change without prior notice and may not be current. A professional yacht charter consultant will discuss all the details during your charter selection process.

For information on this yacht's availability, please fill in the form below or send an e-mail to


Information request


Please, enter your contact details here below**

* The field is required


** By providing your contact details when submitting your information request you are consenting to be contacted about the present request.