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Privilege Yard • 2016 • 23.8m








$56,000/ week

The luxury charter yacht NAMASTE offers accommodation for 6 guests in 3 cabins consisting of a master located forward with a king size bed and bathroom facilities including a shower and lavatory. Further guest accommodation is also available in another 2 cabins.

NAMASTE also accommodates up to 4 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 78 ft / 23.8 m Privilege Yard launched in 2016 include an extensive list of amenities and toys.

While chartering in the Caribbean the luxury charter yacht NAMASTE and her crew of 4 will be sure to satisfy all of your needs and make sure you enjoy your experience.




Book library

Coffee machine

Deck shower


Ice maker

Jacuzzi on deck

Special diets

Sun cushions

Swim platform

Water maker



Willem J.M. Nieuwelink

Willem J.M. Nieuwelink

CAPTAIN: Willem J.M. NIEUWELINK Nationality: Dutch Language spoken: Dutch & English Age: 39 Diploma: RYA Yachtmaster Offshore, MCA Commercially endorsed. PADI Dive Master. Captain Willem hails from a small canal town in Holland where his family kept their sailboat tied to the dock at their home and has lived for sailing since he was a young boy. Later as a teenager Willem taught sailing in Greece, Mallorca and England as well as competed in dinghy racing on an international level where he collected multiple awards. As a fully qualified RYA Yacht Master Offshore, Captain Willem has an extensive list of credentials as a skipper with his well-rounded career in both the Charter & Private yacht industry. Willem joins us from his last position which he held with the same owner & yacht for ten years. He oversaw the build of the vessel and eventually completed a circumnavigation while maintaining the owners request for the yacht to be kept up to 5-star standards. He has cultivated an extensive list of global networks which ensure exclusive connectivity no matter where Namaste ventures. Willem is at his happiest when guests are perched happily in one of the many comfortable areas on deck while the boat sails effortlessly into the sunset. His calm nature and giddy knowledge of almost all types of yachts will elicit a true sense of happiness while onboard. An outstanding sportsman on the water Willem looks forward to taking you waterskiing and wakeboarding or exploring the treasures under the sea as he is a certified PADI Dive Master. Captain Willem is looking forward to this new adventure and with his natural humor and easy-going nature you are assured an unforgettable time. Willem creates specialized itineraries for each guest and will make you feel at ease afloat as he safely steers you to unique & exciting destinations on Yacht Namaste.

FIRST MATE: Borja INFANTE Nationality: Spanish OOW Unlimited Languages: English, Spanish, French & Catalan Born and raised in a coastal town near Barcelona, Namaste’s First Mate Borja began sailing small dinghies at the age of nine. Since starting his professional sailing career more than seventeen years ago, Borja has navigated the Panama Canal over ten times and has completed five Atlantic crossings and two Pacific crossings. Borja holds an OOW Unlimited and several other yachting certificates, and he has an advanced degree in nautical science and maritime navigation. He is also a PADI Advanced Open Water certified diver, and he enjoys sharing his love of wakeboarding, kitesurfing, hiking, and exploring new destinations with guests. Whether he is ensuring the engine room is running smoothly or planning a fun and safe water sport excursion for guests, Borja is always paying attention to the details behind the scenes. With a huge smile for everyone he meets, Borja enjoys being a hands-on first mate who does whatever he can to make Namaste’s guests happy.

CHEF - Lola VUILLEMENOT French STCW 95 – Medical eng1 Cooking Certificate – Mt St Aignan, France Languages: French, English Chef Lola welcomes guests aboard with luxurious menus and adventurous flavors. She especially enjoys incorporating fresh local ingredients into the dishes she creates. Lola began her career in fine restaurants and five-star luxury hotels in France and French Polynesia like Intercontinental Thalasso Resort & SPA 5* hotel in Bora Bora and the Intercontinental Tahiti Resort & SPA 4* hotel. Delighting guests with exquisite cuisine aboard Namaste allows Lola to combine her passions for food and travel. Lola brings her sense of adventure and discovery to each guest’s culinary experience.

Rachael JOHNSON STC 95 – ENG1 - US B1/B2 Rachael was raised in Auckland, New Zealand’s “City of Sails”. She grew up sailing with her family and participating in water sports. Rachael has been in the yachting industry over ten years, with much of this time spent cruising the Caribbean, South Pacific and New England. When not working on boats, Rachael served in high end hospitality establishments, gaining bar, barista, chef and event planning experience. Her organisation and attention to detail, combined with her laidback kiwi mentality will ensure you have the full relaxing Namaste experience. When not sailing the world, Rachael enjoys travel, cooking, music, hiking, tennis and yoga.


  • Yacht name


  • Length

    23.8m / 78ft

  • Beam

    10.7m / 35'1

  • Draft

    2.9m / 9'6

  • Speed (cruising)

    18.5kph / 10kn

  • Speed (max)

    25.9kph / 14kn

  • Fuel consumption (max)

    30lph / 7.9gph

  • Engine

    2 x Yanmar 260HP 6BY3 Generators : 2 X Northern Lights 26KW Water tank : 2 X 17

  • Hull


  • Flag

    British Virgin Islands

  • Launched


  • Builder

    Privilege Yard

  • Designer

    Franck DARNET