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The luxury super yacht SOVEREIGN offers accommodation for 12 guests in 6 cabins consisting of 2 master staterooms located on the deck with a king size bed and bathroom facilities including a shower and lavatory. Further guest accommodation is also available in another 4 cabins.

SOVEREIGN also accommodates up to 13 crew on-board to ensure you have a relaxed luxurious charter experience and all of your needs are catered for while on board.

The specifications on board the beautifully built 180 ft / 54.9 m Newcastle launched in 2011 and later refit in 2017 include air conditioning, stabilisers for a smooth ride by counteracting roll caused by waves or wind as well as an extensive list of amenities and toys.

Whether you should choose to charter in the Caribbean, the West Mediterranean or the Bahamas the luxury super yacht SOVEREIGN and her crew of 13 will be sure to satisfy all of your needs and make sure you enjoy your experience.

  • Elevator
  • Exercise equipment
  • Jacuzzi on deck

Stephen Burke

Captain

Previous Yachts: Majestic, Harbour Island, Iroquois, Kanaloa, Charisma, Neninka and Kahalani Biography: Stephen was born and raised in rural New South Wales, Australia. He was always one to be involved in various sports and outdoor activities and represented his home state in Field Hockey. Immediately after graduating from High School, he attended The University of Wollongong NSW, to study Exercise Science. Soon after he received his Bachelor of Science and worked as a Personal Fitness Trainer, before the overwhelming urge to travel overseas grew. At 24, Stephen set forth on a traveling adventure beginning in Europe. While in the Balearic Islands of Spain, he discovered the once unknown life of yachting and completed his first Transatlantic crossing in 1996. Shortly after that he began working as a junior Deckhand on 40-50m motor yachts. Along the way, Stephen has been well mentored by prolific Captains in the industry and worked his way through the ranks steadily for over 17 years from Deckhand and Bosun to Deck Officer and Captain. His welcoming demeanor, enthusiasm for travel, and keen sense of leadership lend itself perfectly to the role of Captain. Waters Cruised: Atlantic Ocean, East and Western Mediterranean, Baltic and North Seas, the Caribbean, East and West coast of USA (including Alaska). Job Description: The Captain is responsible for the safety, overall running, and financial management of the vessel, crew and guests. He always ensures the safe and efficient operation of the yacht, including compliance with all safety procedures and regulations, as well as adherence to International Flag, Port State and local laws and regulations. The Captain has a close relationship with his crew and provides leadership, guidance and support, while encouraging both teamwork and individual accountability. He communicates clearly with the crew to ensure compliance with, and understanding of, the vessel’s policies and is responsible for the delegation of duties and oversight with respect to department heads. Licenses & Certificates: STCW95, MCA Master 3,000gt, GMDSS, ISM & ISPS & ECDIS Certified, Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science), PADI Open Water Diving. Hobbies: Road cycling, mountain biking, tennis, swimming and adventurous travel.

  • Yacht Name

    SOVEREIGN

  • Builder

    Newcastle

  • Crew

    13

  • Cabins

    6

  • Guests

    12

  • Flag

    Cayman Islands

  • Launched

    2011

  • Refitted

    2017

  • Length

    180ft / 54.9m

  • Beam

    34ft / 10.4m

  • Draft

    8ft / 2.59m

  • Hull

    Monohull

  • Engine

    2x Caterpillar 3512B 1410hp

  • Stabilisers

    Stabilisers

Yacht Layout