ARIADNE yacht charter
ARIADNE currently registered in Jamaica is actively available for charter in several cruising destinations.
The luxury motor yacht ARIADNE, previously named BAYOU, was built by Breaux Bay Craft and delivered to her owner in 1979, she later underwent a refit in 2020.
The exterior of ARIADNE is designed by Breaux Bay Craft.
The 124ft / 37.8m ARIADNE has been constructed with a aluminum hull and is powered by 4x John Deere 6135 Series 650HP with a cruising speed of 16 knots and a top speed of 19 knots.
Charter guest accommodation
ARIADNE has been designed to comfortably accommodate up to 8 charter guests in 4 suites.
The guest cabins comprise a primary suite with a king size bed and en-suite bathroom facilities located amidship, a cabin with a queen size bed and en-suite bathroom facilities, a cabin with a twin bed and en-suite bathroom facilities and a VIP suite with a queen size bed and en-suite bathroom facilities.
Your luxury charter crew
Your luxury charter on board motor yacht ARIADNE will be managed by the crew of 6 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 6 crew have their own separate crew quarters located below forward allowing guests to enjoy increased levels of privacy.
Amenities & Entertainment
Amenities on board for the charter guests include BBQ, Beach club, Beach umbrella, Coffee machine, Deck shower, Exercise equipment, Ice maker, Jacuzzi in master cabin, Jacuzzi on deck, Sun cushions, Sun loungers, Swim platform and Water maker.
An extensive list of further amenities and water toys can be seen under the features and amenities section.
Yacht charter destinations
ARIADNE is Currently cruising in the Caribbean and East Coast United States.
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.
- East Coast United States
- Florida - East Coast
- New England
- Florida - West Coast
- Florida Keys
- Middle Atlantic
- Beach club
- Beach umbrella
- Coffee machine
- Deck shower
- Exercise equipment
- Ice maker
- Jacuzzi in master cabin
- Jacuzzi on deck
- Sun cushions
- Sun loungers
- Swim platform
- Water maker
Captain Paxton grew up in George, a city in South Africa's Western Cape, on a coastal stretch known as the Garden Route. It is a very beautiful area that offered Ian lots of opportunities for exploration and discovery. He began racing sailboats with his brother when he was just 10 years old and even had the chance to represent South Africa in competition. His enthusiasm for racing nurtured his love of the ocean and naturally led to his career choice in the yachting industry.
Ian is also an avid scuba diver and is qualified as a dive instructor. It is one of the many reasons he particularly loves the British Virgin Islands. Guests who enjoy snorkeling or diving benefit from his extensive knowledge of local reefs and favorites dive spots. His other hobbies include playing guitar, surfing, hunting and fishing.
Daniel grew up by the ocean and would regularly go with his family to lakes and dams for wakeboarding and tubing vacations. Having spent the last nine years in the yachting industry, Daniel is here to stay, and he is looking forward to progressing through the industry as far as he can. Prior to joining the industry Daniel worked in the hospitality industry, he can make over 150 different cocktails several of which are his own creations. When not busy Daniel enjoys surfing, snowboarding, golf, and rock climbing.
As a Chef of 12 years, I pride myself not only in my Culinary ability, but also my professionalism, communication and ability to manage expectations of clients from various cultures and back grounds.
The industry has enabled me to quickly develop my leadership and communication skills to enable effective culinary analysis to guests and customers.
I am competent in many different facets of the 'foodie' experience, such as private dining, birthday celebrations, cooking classes as well as exciting pop-up events. My passion lies in understanding clients' tastes and request, coupling that with my own flair and experiencing the positive reactions and expressions alongside customers.
I have worked at top establishments such as Lyford Cay, Albany luxury resort, Hilton West Palm Beach, Charter Motor Yacht 'Outta Touch' and currently Motor Yacht 'Ariadne'. I believe I will never stop learning and developing, and all these experiences has contributed to my craft and honed my skills as a confident, calm and happy Chef.
My studies were at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts where I graduated with my bachelor's degree.
I also have been awarded the following:
• ACF certification
• Bahamian gold medalist
• ACF food stars gold medalist
Mel was born and raised in a small coastal town close to the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands in Australia. In her early 20’s, she moved to London to live and work which enabled her to begin her dream to travel and see the world. After three fun-filled years in London, she moved back to Oz, where she settled in Melbourne and built a successful career in Human Resources and Change Management for the world's largest beer organization. Deciding to take a break from corporate life, Mel embarked on a solo 18-month travel jaunt around Asia, Europe, and the United States, and it was then she decided it was time for a new adventure and life challenges. She stumbled across the yachting world and has now worked in the Caribbean, Bahamas, the US West Coast, and Alaska on both Private and Charter yachts. Being a lover of travel and good times herself, she knows how to contribute to a ‘trip of a lifetime’ and will go above and beyond to ensure the guest experience on ARIADNE is one to remember. She loves travel, music, pizza, yoga, animals, and of course the ocean, where she feels most at home. You’ll find Mel at her best during her daily ARIADNE Happy Hour soirées where her famous cocktails will flow, and the good times will become memories for life.
Monique grew up in Mossel Bay, South Africa, a charming coastal town on the garden route with a rich sailing history and has been frequented by famous discoverers like Vasco de Gama, dos Santos and Bartolomeu Dias in the 1600's. This history and her love for the ocean, marine mammals and surfing were the key factors that lead to a successful career at sea. Monique started out as a diving instructor in Sodwana Bay which boasts some of the top 10 dive sites in the world and where she became a MSDT Instructor completing over 3000 dives and certifying over 300 divers. Monique then took to the ocean launching her career at sea in Southeast Asia and has ever since boated her way across the globe visiting Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar, Dubai, Langkawi, Komodo, Fiji, Tahiti, Tonga, France, Italy, Corsica, Sardinia, Greece, Malta, Spain, USA, Aruba, Jamaica, Dominican Republic and the Caribbean as far south as the Southern Grenadines.
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Born and raised in small-town South Africa, hundreds of miles from the ocean, yachting may seem an odd calling for Philip, but his ingrained passion for anything mechanical, innate ability to repair and maintain systems and jovial demeanor make him a valuable asset to the crew.
His dual trade qualifications in the motor industry, Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, various marine qualifications and years of experience from motor mechanic to engineering manager for large mining companies in South Africa and subsequent half a decade of experience as yacht engineer have given Philip a wide variety of abilities and skills and a vast general knowledge.
When Philip is not working aboard Ariadne, he spends his time with his wife and daughters in South Africa and enjoys travelling, good food, good wine and above all good company.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much to charter ARIADNE?
ARIADNE has a weekly charter price starting at $69,000 and an estimated daily charter price of $11,500.
How many guests on board ARIADNE?
ARIADNE can accommodate 8 sleeping guests on board in 4 cabins, with the ability to cruise with up to 12 guests and entertain groups up to 12 guests while at anchor or moored at a marina.
Where is ARIADNE currently located?
ARIADNE was last seen in New England.
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|Speed (cruising)||29.6kph / 16kn|
|Speed (max)||35.2kph / 19kn|
|Engine||4x John Deere 6135 Series 650HP|
|Builder||Breaux Bay Craft|
|Designer||Breaux Bay Craft|