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Crewed charter yacht WILD THYME



The overall impression that Wild Thyme gives is one of elegance and sophistication. The interior dcor of this beautiful Benetti has a chic contemporary edge; with warm colours and attention to detail that create a relaxing and tranquil environment in which guests can unwind.

Audio & video systems are on demand throughout the yacht keeping her up to date with modern trends, including New Apple TV system, I-pod docking stations throughout, SKY TV, flat screen televisions in all cabins and lounges, portable TV + plug in points at all external seating areas including the sundeck, Jacuzzi and barbeque.

Wild Thyme sleeps 10 in sumptuous surroundings with 3 double and 2 twin cabins, all with exquisitely designed soft furnishings and marble bathrooms. The Owners Cabin and Bathroom are sheer opulence themselves, with gorgeous silks in softest ivory and gold and offering a stunning view from the panoramic bow window.

For those who prefer to be outside, Wild Thyme offers ultimate luxury in cool comfort with Alfresco dining, deck Jacuzzi and an array of exciting water toys for the more adventurous charterer!

The yacht has a crew dedicated of 7 lead by experienced Captain Peter Van Houweninge to cater for your every need and who, as you would expect from a yacht of this standard, offer a service to exceed expectation.

From the moment that you step on board WILD THYME you know you are in good hands. Impeccable service, fine dining and all the little details that make the difference between an ordinary vacation and a spectacular experience.

Main Salon

Formal Dining

Main features

Builder Benetti
Guests 10
Jacuzzi Yes
Swim platform
Length 36.60 Metres
Crew 7
Air conditioning Full
Easy boarding ladder
Cabins Total cabins: 5
Master suite on the main deck with private study, vanity area and en-suite facilities including bath, shower and double sinks.

2 double VIP (fwd) & 2 twin cabins (aft) on lower deck each with en-suite facilities.

Bed sizes:
Master Bed: 185 x 210 cm or (6.06 x 6.89)

2 VIP Beds: 155 x 200 cm or (5.08 x 6.56)

2 Twin Beds: 85 x 195 cm or (2.78 x 6.4)

Also available:
1 travel cot
2 x kid rails (to stop small children falling out of bed).
Water sports and other sports equipment 6.5 meter BSC rib chase boat with a 150hp outboard.
Yamaha GP800R Wave runner (2007)
kids training water skis
adult water skis
slalom ski
2 x kayaks (2012)
2 x donut
3 x air head inflatables
1 x full dive set (rendez vous diving only)
snorkel gear.(2011 / 2012)
2 seadoo underwater propulsion seascooters (2010)

All of the other towing toys are 2012.
Ski ropes are 2012.
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Leisure and entertainment AV entertainments system set out as below:

Saloon, Sky lounge and Master Cabin: Entertainment centre is being changed to simplify usage: More details to follow.(VHS, DVD, CD, 200 DVD video on demand), 40 inch plasma TV, Satellite TV (sky), Ipod docking station.

4 guest cabins: CD/DVD players (200 DVD video on demand), 20 inch plasma TV, and Satellite TV (sharing 2 sky boxes) ipod docking station.

Sundeck: Radio/CD, ipod docking station.

(all cabins come with music pre loaded iPods)

(200 DVD hard copy library some repeated on video on demand)
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Technical details

Built year 2006
Engine(s) and Generator(s) 2 x Caterpillar C30s 1550 HP engines 2 x kohler 55kw generators WATERMAKER ZERO SPEED STABILIZERS - Zero speed / at anchor / no motion stabilisers work both when the yacht is stationary and when the yacht is moving forward. 2013 - New commercial Ice Maker
Max speed 15 kn
Dinghy and outboard
Last refit
Fuel consumption 280 l/h
Cruising speed 13 kn
WILD THYME's layout
WILD THYME's layout

High season charter rate:
€105,000 per week
Low season charter rate:
€105,000 per week
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Summer sailing area:
W. Med -Naples/Sicily, W. Med -Riviera/Cors/Sard.
Winter sailing area:
W. Med -Naples/Sicily, W. Med -Riviera/Cors/Sard.

Booked charters

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Captain: David Burke - Nationality: Irish

Crew: 7

CAPTAIN: David Burke - Irish
Joined Summer 2015
Born and raised on the rugged Atlantic coast of Ireland, David has long nurtured a passion for the sea and began yachting as a career at 20 while still in University.
David has experience sailing the Caribbean and North America and has extensive knowledge of the Mediterranean. After working his way up the ladder with his maritime education in England and France, David has worked on various vessels including MY Sweet Doll (46m) MY Thunder B (48m) and most recently MY Sea Jewel (52m) during 9 years where he joined as first mate and was then promoted to Captain.
David is very happy to have joined the Wild Thyme team and continues to maintain their fantastic charter reputation.
David lives in the South of France with his wife and two children. He loves to spend time with them as well as follow his passion for many sports.
Languages: English, conversational French

FIRST MATE: Luka Sunjic – Italian
Joined Spring 2016
Italian born Luka joined WILD THYME for the 2016 Mediterranean season, he has been on and off yachts for the past 5 years.
Luka has hands on experience of being a deckhand and engineer and has also spent time being a shore based engineer still within the yachting industry.
A passionate interest in engineering, maintenance procedures and product knowledge makes Luka a great First Mate.
When not busy on board Luka enjoys physical activity and most sports.
Previous yachts: M/Y Sofico (43m), M/Y Crazy Me (50m), M/Y Satine (35m)
Languages: Italian, English and Croatian.

CHIEF ENGINEER: Robert Morton - British
Joined Spring 2017
Robbie has been in the yachting industry since 1985 and has worked on both private and charter yachts in the size range 17m to 56m, he has previously been Chief Engineer on many shipyard refits.
Prior to entering the yachting industry Robbie worked for British Rail.
Languages: English

CHEF: Brayden Bennett - British/South African
Joined Spring 2016
Brayden was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and began working in the hospitality industry after completing his education. Moving to the UK in 2000 to expand his
knowledge and passion for cuisine he has cooked in fine dining restaurants in London and also in rustic Mediterranean style restaurants.
In 2007 looking for more adventure but not giving up his passion for food, Brayden was drawn to the yachting industry and has never looked back. Brayden’s cuisine
specialties include Italian, French, Greek, Lebanese, Asian, Caribbean and Brazilian. Brayden likes to maintain a healthy lifestyle, partaking in sporting activities, especially
water sports and travelling.
Previous yachts: M/Y Big Aron (47m), M/Y Scorpion (38m), M/Y Little Jems ((26m)
Languages: English basic Spanish and Portuguese.

CHIEF STEWARDESS: Lucy Gray - British
Joined Spring 2016
Lucy is back on-board WILD THYME for her second Mediterranean season. Joining the yachting industry in 2011 as a stewardess/deckhand Lucy has worked her way up to become Chief Stewardess. Lucy’s background lies in insurance and commercial finance, she also worked 3 winter seasons as a Chalet Manager in Austria managing 9 chalets.
Lucy is a qualified massage therapist and yoga instructor and whenever she has some downtime she enjoys fitness, yoga, diving and snowboarding.
Previous yachts: M/Y Mirgab VI (50m), M/Y Sarita Si (40m), M/Y Hokulani (45m)
Languages: English, and French.

2ND STEWARDESS: Elizabeth Pilgrim - British
Joined Spring 2017
Elizabeth joins Wild Thyme for the 2017 Mediterranean season, this is her first permanent position. Elizabeth gained plenty of hospitality experience having worked in restaurants and as an au pair/housekeeper in Paris.
Dancing is Elizabeths’ passion and previously she attended Arts Educational Schools in London.
Hobbies include: dancing, photography, water sports.
Languages: English

DECKHAND: Damon Smith – South African
Joined Spring 2016
Damon is a qualified aircraft and helicopter mechanic and has worked in the aviation industry for the past 5 years, he has now decided to make yachting his career choice.
Although WILD THYME is Damon’s first permanent job in yachting he has grown up with a sailing background as his family have always owned boats in South Africa.
Hobbies include: Motor cross, wake-boarding, fishing and skate boarding.
Languages: English

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