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OKTO

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2014 ISA  218ft / 66.4m

11Guests
6Cabins
16Crew

From
$480,000/ week
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OKTO Yacht Charter

OKTO currently registered in the Cayman Islands is actively available for charter in several cruising destinations.

The luxury motor yacht OKTO, previously named GRANTURISMO, was built by ISA and delivered to her owner in 2014, she later underwent a refit in 2022.

The exterior of OKTO is designed by BMT Nigel Gee / ISA.

The 218ft / 66.4m OKTO has been constructed with a steel hull and is powered by 2 x Caterpillar 3512C, 2,366 Hp with a cruising speed of 13 knots and a top speed of 19 knots.

Charter guest accommodation

OKTO has been designed to comfortably accommodate up to 11 charter guests in 6 suites.

The guest cabins comprise a primary suite with a king size bed and en-suite bathroom facilities located on the deck, 3 cabins with a double bed and en-suite bathroom facilities, a VIP suite with a queen size bed and en-suite bathroom facilities and a cabin with a single bed and en-suite bathroom facilities.

Your luxury charter crew

Your luxury charter on board motor yacht OKTO will be managed by the crew of 16 including the captain.

The crew will ensure you have a relaxed and enjoyable charter experience with all of your needs catered for while on board.

The 16 crew have their own separate crew quarters located forward allowing guests to enjoy increased levels of privacy.

Amenities & Entertainment

Amenities on board for the charter guests include Air Conditioning, Beauty salon, Cinema, Elevator, Exercise equipment, Light fishing gear, Gym, Gym Equipment, Indoor audio system, Jacuzzi on deck, Massage Room, Satellite TV, Stabilizers, Stabilizers At Anchor, TV all cabins and Wi-Fi.

An extensive list of further amenities and water toys can be seen under the features and amenities section.

Yacht charter destinations

OKTO is Currently cruising in the Caribbean and the West Mediterranean.

Sample itineraries for the cruising destinations can be supplied by your professional charter broker allowing you to plan your luxury yacht charter vacation in detail.

Locations

Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Beauty salon
  • Movie Theatre
  • Elevator
  • Exercise equipment
  • Light fishing gear
  • Gym
  • Gym Equipment
  • Indoor audio system
  • Jacuzzi on deck
  • Massage Room
  • Satellite TV
  • Stabilisers
  • Stabilizers At Anchor
  • TV all cabins
  • Wi-Fi

Water Toys

  • Inflatable Watertoys
  • Banana boat - towable
  • Beach games
  • Donut
  • Inflatable Jet Ski Dock
  • Inflatable Trampoline
  • Inflatable Waterpark
  • Jet Skis (standup)
  • Kneeboard
  • Mono ski
  • Paddleboards
  • Seabobs
  • Surf board
  • Wake skate
  • Wakeboard
  • Wakesurf
  • Water skis - adult
  • Water skis - child
  • Waverunners (Sit Down)

Diving

  • Diving by arrangement
  • Scuba Diving Equipment
  • Snorkeling Gear

Tenders

  • 21ft/6.6m RIB 409hp
  • 18ft/5.5m RIB 125hp
  • 24ft/7.5m RIB 315hp

Crew

Graaeme Affleck / James Lovejoy

Captain
Graaeme Affleck / James Lovejoy

Graeme grew up in a small fishing village on the East Coast of Scotland. He was brought up on and around
boats and was destined for a career at sea. He now lives on the south coast of England with his wife and
two young boys. Graeme has been in the yachting industry for over 12 years and has a wealth of experience
cruising worldwide on both private and charter yachts. He takes pride in providing the highest standard
of service for the guests onboard, while not compromising safety. Graeme joined MY OKTO at the
start of the 2022 Mediterranean season, after running a busy 55m charter yacht for the past two years. His
door is always open to discuss cruising plans or pass on his knowledge of local restaurants and great locations
to visit. He is a keen sports man who loves team sports and when time permits, he enjoys a round of
golf or some time on the padel court. He loves being in and around the water and is a keen diver. He looks
forward to welcoming you onboard.

James Lovejoy

James was practically raised on the water and was bound to forge a career at sea. After 15 years in the
large yacht sector he joined OKTO in 2020 as Chief Officer and after obtaining his masters certification,
was promoted to his new role in early 2023. With this significant achievement, James has seamlessly
stepped into the role of Captain, bringing with him a wealth of cruising experience garnered from cruising
the Pacific, Caribbean, Atlantic and Mediterranean waters under both power and sail. When not afloat, he
can be found renovating property in Scotland or seeking out new adventures on two wheels. Other hobbies
include diving, cycling, aerial videography and raising two beautiful children. James’ door is always
open, and he strives to deliver the ultimate guest experience onboard.

Pete Grunow

Pete was raised in Durban, on the east coast of South Africa. He decided to enter the world of yachting
after a short-lived corporate career and has never looked back.
He has worked on yachts for over 10 years, progressing through the deck ranks before obtaining his Chief
Mate’s qualification in August 2021.
Pete is a sports fanatic and in his spare time can be found running and hiking the trails around his present
hometown, Cape Town. He is considered to be the OKTO Braai (BBQ) master and reigning Padel champion.

Cameron Wilson

Cameron was raised in Cape Town,South Africa where he spent all his timeon the Atlantic and Indian
Oceans, fishing, spearfishing, surfing and sailing. A career on the sea was a natural choice for Cameron
joining the Yachting industry in 2010. Where he has worked on a variation of both Sail and Motor Yachts.
Cameron joins the OKTO team as an established Chief Officer, who strives to deliver an unforgettable
experience to all guest’s joining us, whether that be a relaxing holiday or action-packed
adventure. In his spare time you will catch Cameron seeking out the best golf courses or on a 4x4
adventure with his family in tow.

Sophie Morgan

Sophie grew up in London before moving to the south coast of England to a county called Dorset, here she
spent time fishing for mackerel and cruising around the coastline in a small tender with her three older
brothers. Sophie has several Atlantic crossings under her belt and has covered the Pacific Ocean, Mediterranean,
Caribbean Sea and East Coast. Sophie has worked hard throughout her career, studying for her
OOW and in 2022 her hard work paid off with her gaining the ticket and being promoted to 2nd Officer.

Tehan Smit

Tehan comes from a beautiful coastal stretch in South Africa known as the Garden route. He has a natural
love for the ocean and spends most of his time on the water. Tehan enjoys interacting with guests on OKTO
and showing his passion for the watersports toys and activites on board. His great personal skills and
sense of humour are what Tehan prides himself on. He embraces each day and strives to provide the best
on deck experience as he climbs the ladder and works towards gaining his officer tickets .

Lewis Barker

Lewis got his first break into the yachting industry on board MY OKTO He joins us from Ipswich, a countryside
town in Suffolk. Lewis enjoyed growing up with his brother and sister in the countryside always
exploring together, trying to keep out of trouble. Lewis has a passion for basketball, going to the prestigious
Ipswich basketball academy and playing into his university years. Here he spent 5 years on a degree
in strength, conditioning and personal training. He enjoys putting his knowledge into practice and is ready
to tailor a programme to your needs.

Jean Maritz

Jean grew up in Durban South Africa coming from a very sporty family. He is an avid fisherman and loves
spending time in and around the water.
Sailing all over the world has been a thrilling experience for him as he has cruised the Mediterranean and
Caribbean Seas and hopes one day to add the Indian Ocean to the list.
As a deckhand onboard OKTO Jean is looking forward to giving you an experience you will never forget
through their wide range of water toys and days filled of adventures.

Aly Nielsen

Meet Aly, a passionate adventurer from the beautiful Hibiscus Coast in New Zealand.
With a lifetime of adventure both in and around the water, she developed a strong love of travel and
exploring the world. As an experienced yachting professional with 12 years in the industry, Aly’s impeccable
service skills are second to none. She adores welcoming guests onboard MY OKTO and providing a
seamless, luxurious experience. Thanks to her love for exploring and being on boats, yachting became the
perfect opportunity to turn her passion into a thrilling career. Join Aly and her team for an unforgettable
voyage.

Alice Johnson

Meet Alice, born and raised on the coast of Melbourne, Australia. Alice comes from a background of being
on the water with a family of sailors. Through this it was how Alice discovered the yachting industry and
landed her first position in yachting cruising South East Asia and the Pacific for her first three years. Alice
thrives on leading the Interior team and is excited to bring her wealth of knowledge to MY OKTO, guiding
her department to deliver seam- less, luxury service in true OKTO style. In her free time, you can find Alice
staying active and outdoors, travelling to off the beaten track countries, often to get below the sea level
scuba
diving

Tannah Metzler

Growing up in sunny South Africa, Tannah enjoys anything from a good book, to hiking, to exploring
beautiful places. She has a special love for the ocean and outdoors. Tannah completed her degree in Clothing
Consumer Science and worked in the fashion industry prior to joining MY OKTO. Tannah is passionate
about High End fashion and in her free time enjoys sewing and growing her knowledge in sustainable
fashion.

Tate Long Lines

Meet Tate, she is a city girl who then moved to the beautiful Cape Town, South Africa. She studied at a
culinary school in the wineries of Stellenbosch and became a qualified pastry chef. Soon after Tate realised
yachting was her next step and she dived into it with an open mind and soon fell in love with it. Her
creative side from cheffing has allowed her to take on being a stewardess with all the detailed orientated
and creative aspects that come with the job. Tate would like to progress in the industry and soon take on
some courses to better her skills and knowledge in interior

Bella Thompson

Meet Bella, she is joining the OKTO Interior team in the 2nd year of her career. Bella’s hometown is Durban,
South Africa. She comes from a Big Greek family where they spent their summers in beautiful St Francis.
Bella is the proud Aunty of two mischievous nephews and a beautiful niece, she describes her family as
loud, loving and outgoing. Naturally she fits right into the fun-loving crew/family we have onboard. In her
spare time she loves hiking, yoga, reading and photography which she hoping to incorporate this into her
working day.

Emma West

Emma is our most recent to join the MY OKTO team, securing her first full time stewardess position. Emma
grew up in Central Drakensberg and considers herself very privileged to call Champagne Sports Resort, a
resort her parents managed, home for 25 years. Emma likes to keep fit and prides herself by having 2 half
marathons under her belt. She also enjoys swimming, reading, and dancing. Emma is excited to start her
yachting career and hope to one day become a Purser.

Fabian

MY OKTO welcomes Chef Fabian, with over 25 years of experience in professional kitchens worldwide.
Fabian, a co-founder of the famed Zurich restaurant Maison Manesse, was awarded a Michelin Star at the
age of 30.Fabian is an avid spear fisherman who loves nothing more than catching fresh fish and sharing
it with his guests or friends alike. In his downtime, you can find him anywhere between freediving the
depths of the seas or hanging from cliffs.
“May the fork be with you” - Fabian

Owen Nyakudya

Owen started his career in Africa where he worked in 2 restaurants ranked 22nd and 56th best in the world. During this time Owen grew into his own personal style of intuitive and creative cooking as he worked closely with farmers, fishmongers and foraging around Cape Town. In his free time Owen enjoys creating digital content, sand-boarding, snowboarding and keeps fit by mastering the skill of Calisthenics.

Dylan Harbin

Dylan was born in Geneva, Switzerland but grew up in England where he developed a keen interest in all things mechanical and electrical. Prior to joining the industry Dylan completed a degree in mechanical engineering. He is now in his thirteenth year as a yacht engineer seven of those years spent onboard MY OKTO. Outside of work Dylan is very keen on rugby, diving, skiing, traveling photography and horology. He too enjoys hitting the paddle court and is always on the search for the best restaurants in town.

Ben Cudd

Ben joined OKTO as 2nd Engineer in 2023. With 11 years of experience under his belt he was the natural choice for the promotion to Chief Engineer when it became available. He has passion for everything related to marine engineering and is dedicated to ensuring that the yacht’s mechanical systems are functioning at their best. Outside of work, Ben enjoys mountain biking, cars, and spending time with his family, especially his growing young son who at the age of 2 keeps him on his toes. Ben is an adventurous person who enjoys seeking out new locations and pushing himself to the limit!

Vasi Mic

Vasi has spent the last 5 years in the large yacht sector and prior to his yachting career he lived in Australia for 12 years, working in the mobile telecommunications industry. Since joining yachting he has specialized in working with various high-tech technical systems. Engineering runs in the family with his sister also working in the superyacht sector as a Chief Engineer. In his free time, Vasi enjoys cycling, diving, snowboarding, and travelling.

Jake Napoli

Jake has never been far from the sea, growing up in the coastal town of Portree in the Isle of Skye, he
enjoyed exploring the rugged coastline and Jurassic landscape with his 3 sisters. Jake has tried a few
different career paths such as training for 4 years and becoming a qualified Plumber, working for an Oil
and Gas company, dipping his toe into Construction, on to Commercial Shipping and landing in the
Yachting industry where he feels most fitted in the Engineering department. Jake is continuing to up his
skills and is currently working towards his Chief Engineers License

Dan Stanton

Dan is the newest member of the engineering team. A seasoned aircraft engineer from the Royal Navy with a year in the yachting industry under his belt, he is eager to put his technical skills and Navy-honed work ethic into practice. His background emphasizes attention to detail, high standards, and effective teamwork. Professionally groomed through Navy experiences, he is ready to elevate the vessel’s engineering performance. His self-confessed career highlight to date? Raising the flag at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Beyond the engine room, he enjoys photography, cars, watches, and the occasional round of golf.

Destinations

Frequently Asked Questions

How much to charter OKTO?

OKTO has a weekly charter price starting at $480,000 and an estimated daily charter price of $80,000.

OKTO can accommodate 11 sleeping guests on board in 6 cabins, with the ability to cruise with up to 12 guests and entertain groups up to 30 guests while at anchor or moored at a marina.

OKTO was last seen in Florida - East Coast.

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Specification

Yacht nameOKTO
Prior nameGRANTURISMO
Speed (cruising)24.1kph / 13kn
Speed (max)34.3kph / 18.5kn
Fuel consumption (cruising)439.1lph / 116gph
Range (cruising)12593.6km / 6800nm
Engine2 x Caterpillar 3512C, 2,366 Hp
HullMonohull
FlagCayman Islands
Launched2014
Refitted2022
BuilderISA
DesignerBMT Nigel Gee / ISA