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Beluga

Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia

Details

Build
Moonen
Year
2006
Type
Motor
Refit
2011
Length
35m (114ft)

Interior

Cabins
5
Crew
5
Guests(Sleeping)
12
Cabins details
3 Double, 2 Twins

Speed & Engine

Max speed
11 knots
Cruising speed
10 knots

Captain

Name
Peter Lacey
Nationality
Australian

Amenities

WiFiWiFi
A/CA/C
GymGym
Stabilizers At AnchorStabilizers At Anchor
JacuzziJacuzzi
Stabilizers UnderwayStabilizers Underway

Tender & Toys

  • 2 x Tenders 4.3m Swift Mirage RIB 60hp.
  • FLYING CUTLASS, an 8.4m tender jet boat – perfect for snorkelling, fishing, diving and exploration.
  • Reef fishing gear.
  • 2 x Stand-up paddle boards.
  • 10 x Scuba diving sets.
  • 12 x Snorkelling sets (wetsuits, snorkels, masks, fins, stinger suits).
  • 2 x Seabobs F5.
  • 1 x Foam floating lilypad.
  • 1 x 2 Person sea biscuit.
  • 1 x Wakeboard.
  • 1 x Set of water skis.
  • 1 x Knee board.
  • Inflatable and towable toys .
  • Water sports protection helmets and impact vests.

Scuba equipment including:

  • 14 x shorties wetsuits (adults and children), 12 x masks and snorkels, 12 x pairs of fins.
  • Stinger suits with boots and hoods (full cover).

Diving gear including dive compressor with unlimited tank fills (additional equipment can be hired):

  • 12 x BCDs (buoyancy control device).
  • 16 x Bottles.
  • 10 x Octopus Rigs.

Dive instructor required for diving charters: approx. $700 AUD per day (Far North Queensland) + flights.
The cost of a dive guide can vary on availability and location of the charter. Dive guides to be quoted on an enquiry basis & may need to be accommodated in a Guest Cabin.

Description

BELUGA is an explorer-style motor yacht, custom-built by Moonen in 2006 and last refitted in 2018. She was built as a go-anywhere yacht with 4,000 nm range, a robust elegant style, a wide beam, and therefore unusually large volume for her length. Her homeport of Port Douglas is the perfect getaway to the Great Barrier Reef, and further afield to the South Pacific (Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands). Timeless styling, beautiful furnishings and sumptuous seating feature throughout her living areas to create an elegant and comfortable atmosphere. BELUGA operates with her own custom-built 40ft Assegai chaseboat: MINKE is fully equipped for all types of fishing, scuba and snorkelling adventures in the most fantastic locations. BELUGA comprises of four impressive decks, providing privacy and numerous dining and lounging options. Her expansive sundeck features a 4-person Jacuzzi, whilst a secret spot is hidden up the monkey island or “Grand Crow’s Nest”… the ideal place for whale watching, reef spotting, or enjoying a champagne sunset! Engaged in exploration and philanthropy, BELUGA has been an award-winning superyacht for her performance and the experiences she delivers. Winner of the 2021 Ocean Awards by BOAT International, Arksen and the Blue Marine Foundation. A finalist at the 2019 BOAT INTERNATIONAL World Superyacht Awards (Category: Voyage Award, Itinerary: The Great Barrier Reef, Australia). Gifted for the production of BLUE - The Film, North East Australia (Northern Pictures, 2017). A supporter of projects such as Take3forthesea. Volunteering missions at The Turtle Sanctuary, Conflict Islands (PNG). Participant in the Great Reef Census, Australia - in collaboration with Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef.

Equipment

MAIN DECK:

  • Spacious aft deck for dining/ cocktails; main salon leads off the aft deck; powder room on the main deck foyer; Forward on the main deck is the master’s suite with private office. The suite spreads full beam to ensure privacy. There is plentiful wardrobe space and a large bathroom with bathtub, double shower and underfloor heating.
  • 8 guests formal dining.

LOWER DECK:

  • Four guest staterooms, 2 Double and 2 Twins each with pullman. All cabins have plentiful storage space and bathrooms with underfloor heating.

BRIDGE DECK:

  • The sky lounge connects through a sliding glass door to the glass-enclosed upperdeck with overhead heaters.
  • The wheelhouse includes a settee for viewing the great outdoors.
  • Seating aft: 10 guests maximum (a little tight).
  • Sunloungers - 1 double lounge on the bridge aft deck (moveable).

SUNDECK:

  • Jacuzzi, wet bar, exercise equipment, dining table, sun lounging pads
  • Double bed on Starboard and Port side (fixed, part of the superstructure)
  • Seating: 8 guests comfortably.

MONKEY ISLAND or “grand crow’s nest”:

  • Ideal place for whale watching, reef spotting, or enjoying a champagne sunset.

Characteristics

  • Expedition-style superyacht perfectly suited to her cruising area: Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and Papua New Guinea.
  • BELUGA operates with her own custom-built 40ft chaseboat, MV MINKE, fully equipped for all types of fishing, scuba, snorkeling which is included in the standard charter feeEngaged in exploration and philanthropy, BELUGA has been an award-winning superyacht for her performance and the experiences she delivers,
  • Every year, she covers incredibly rich cruising grounds and creates unforgettable memories for Clients with raving feedback.
  • Expansive sundeck with 4-person jacuzzi.
  • Climb up the monkey island or crow’s nest: the ideal place for whale watching (including the dwarf minke whales in June & July) reef spotting, or enjoying a champagne sunset.
  • The full beam Master Cabin includes a private office, whilst 4 cabins on the lower deck accommodate up to 10 guests.
  • Experienced crew with invaluable local knowledge.

Accommodation

MAIN DECK

  • Forward on the main deck is the master suite with private office. The suite spreads full beam to ensure privacy. There is plentiful wardrobe space and a large bathroom with bathtub, double shower and underfloor heating.

LOWER DECK

  • 2 x Double cabins. Consisting of a double bed (A mid-bed divider can separate into two singles), private ensuite and plentiful storage space.
  • 2 x Twin cabins. Consisting of twin single beds and a pullman, private ensuite and plentiful storage space.
  • Pullmans can sleep adults.

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