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2010 Oceanfast  157ft / 47.9m


$180,000/ week
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BIG SKY yacht charter

BIG SKY currently registered in Australia is actively available for charter.

The luxury motor yacht BIG SKY, previously named AUSTRALIS, was built by Oceanfast and delivered to her owner in 2010, she later underwent a refit in 2021.

The exterior of BIG SKY is designed by Oceanfast.

The 157ft / 47.9m BIG SKY has been constructed with a aluminum hull and is powered by 2x 1330hp MTU with a cruising speed of 12 knots.

Charter guest accommodation

BIG SKY has been designed to comfortably accommodate up to 11 charter guests in 5 suites.

The guest cabins comprise a primary suite with a king size bed and en-suite bathroom facilities located on the deck, a VIP suite with a queen size bed and en-suite bathroom facilities, a cabin with a double bed and a pullman bed and en-suite bathroom facilities and 2 cabins with a queen size bed and en-suite bathroom facilities.

Your luxury charter crew

Your luxury charter on board motor yacht BIG SKY will be managed by the crew of 10 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 10 crew have their own separate crew quarters allowing guests to enjoy increased levels of privacy.

Amenities & Entertainment

Amenities on board for the charter guests include Exercise equipment, Light fishing gear, Gym and Jacuzzi on deck.

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

Yacht charter destinations

BIG SKY is Currently cruising in Oceania.

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.



  • Exercise equipment
  • Light fishing gear
  • Gym
  • Jacuzzi on deck




Ulf Schabacker


Ulf was born and raised in East Germany, before he moved to Munich where he studied Hotel/Catering Management and continued with Sport and Tourism Management. His love for the water started in his early years when he spent all summers at the German beaches, where he also got his first introduction in to sailing. After spending several years working in hotel and restaurant management his urge of exploring the seas led him to a maritime academy in England. He started delivering sailboats from anywhere in Europe until he got hired as a mate on his first motor yacht. Within one year he was offered his first position as captain and now has over 18 years experience within the maritime industry. As the Captain, Ulf’s primary focus is to ensure the safety of the guests, crew and the vessel. His duties range from navigation to accounting, planning, and managing charters to the overall management of the yacht and the crew. He encourages all departments to work as a team to ensure that each charter will be a rewarding experience. He is operating BIG SKY with the right balance between a formal and a casual ambiance which is desired by all guests.

Anna is 29 years old and hails from the major seaport, Odessa in the Ukraine. In 2016, she completed the University of International Affairs of Ukraine and in 2022 completed her Professional College of Marine Transport at the “Odessa Maritime Academy.” Anna has gained five years of experience in the yachting industry and the sea has become an integral and indispensable part of her life, Anna couldn’t be happier and she simply “loves what she does” and will share her passion to provide the best possible experience on board BIG SKY.

Devlin was born and raised in the coastal city of Durban, South Africa, and as an active child excelled in sports and loved always being outdoors. After graduating High School in 1998, Devlin spent the next 8 years as a restaurant and hotel manager before deciding to focus his career on being a chef. In 2006, Devlin began at the Swiss Institute of Hospitality and obtained his Culinary Arts Degree in 2008 and ever since has been an Executive Chef at award winning safari lodges, 5 diamond hotel resorts, exclusive country clubs as well as starting and operating successful restaurants and catering companies, Devlin has truly mastered it all! In 2013, Devlin moved to the United States and quickly found out about the luxury yachting industry and was naturally intrigued. After joining his first yacht, Devlin was hooked! His love for the vast opportunities of the open ocean paired with his background in hospitality, has given Devlin the perfect career to show off his culinary skills. Devlin brings a positive attitude, versatility, and unmatched creativity to the galley, truly making every meal into an unforgettable experience! Devlin meets all challenges head on and perpetually strives to exceed all guest expectations. Get ready to be talking about his perfect Wagyu Tenderloin and his delectable creme brulée!

Paulina grew up far from the sea, in a small town in south-central Poland surrounded by mountains and forests. Her lust for travel led her to becoming an au pair for 4 years in Washington D.C. Eventually, the temptation of traveling the world while working was too good to resist and she embarked upon the world of yachting. With a Bachelor´s Degree in Tourism and Hotel Management and a Master´s Degree in Tourism and Recreation, Paulina is utilizing her experience to graciously leading her team with the aim to always exceed guests’ expectations and create lifetime memories, all with ease due to her fun and outgoing nature with a great eye for detail. By prioritizing guest needs, Paulina has proven herself invaluable to BIG SKY’s ongoing success. In her spare time, Paulina enjoys getting lost in a good book or listening to motivational podcasts. Sometimes she is just balancing her time between being active or simply soaking up the sun on the beach.

Ana Sirvent is 29 years old and originally from Valencia, Spain. Before joining yachting in 2018, she studied Journalism in Valencia. Through her studies, she learned skills like photography, design, and communication. She also lived in Italy and Malta for several years. This is Ana’s second experience working in the USA and loving every minute of the “American dream.” Ana loves dancing, photography, but her biggest passion is travel – she loved visiting Africa, Asia, and Central America. Ana hopes she can serve BIG SKY guests in the upmost professional, friendly way - if you do not understand her perfectly, she apologizes in advance, as her English is still “work in progress.”

Jordan is our lovely 3rd stewardess on board BIG SKY - born in Big Sky, Montana, so it does not go without saying she was destined to join the BIG SKY program! While she considers Texas her home, growing up in different countries around Southeast Asia gave her a unique perspective and appreciation for different cultures. She has a great sense of adventure, often traveling to remote areas of the world to pursue her hobbies of surfing and scuba diving. During her college years, she rode on the equestrian team and loves staying fit and healthy. As a stewardess on BIG SKY Jordan is ensuring the comfort and wellbeing of our guests. Her diverse background and experiences also make her an asset in relating to guests from different parts of the world. She might be our 3rd stew, but she is number one in our heart. Jordan fun fact: she loves her rescue dog, Bogie, more than anything else in this world.

Kris was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. Growing up he always had an attraction to the ocean, after a few years of working as an automotive mechanic he moved to Fort Lauderdale to pursue his career in yachting. He is an adrenaline junkie who enjoys scuba diving, snorkeling, jet skiing and everything water sports. Kris‘s main focus is making sure the guest onboard BIG SKY have a fun, but safe experience on deck and in the water. He always has a smile on his face and his easy-going attitude and upbeat personality makes guest experiences on BIG SKY unforgettable. In his off time, Kris can usually be found riding his motorcycles or spending time with his dog and catching up with friends.

Grant is from Johannesburg, South Africa. He studied Business Management, Project Management and Marketing and after graduating in 2020, when he decided that he wanted to branch out and join the yachting industry. He has been in the industry for just over two years and has a passion for all water sports. Since being in the industry, he has completed several courses to further his skills and is looking to further his studies in the near future in the hopes to one day to become a Captain.


Frequently Asked Questions

How much to charter BIG SKY?

BIG SKY has a weekly charter price starting at $180,000 and an estimated daily charter price of $30,000.

BIG SKY can accommodate 11 sleeping guests on board in 5 cabins, with the ability to cruise with up to 12 guests.

BIG SKY was last seen in Queensland Australia.

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Yacht nameBIG SKY
Speed (cruising)22.2kph / 12kn
Fuel consumption (cruising)280.1lph / 74gph
Engine2x 1330hp MTU
StabilizersAt anchor (0 speed)