Make/Builder: Don Brooke
LOA: 28.50 metres
Beam: 7.50 metres
Draft: 2.90 metres
Max. Speed: 12 knots
Cruising Speed: 10 knots
Cruising Range: 6500 nm
The sailing yacht “Asia” is a magnificent luxury yacht built by her current owners specifically for the adventure charter market. Launched in January 2009 she is a regular sight across Southeast Asia from the remote Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar to the Flores region of Indonesia. She has a cutter rig sloop designed for excellent sailing performance and is superbly equipped with the latest in navigational, satellite communications, entertainment and safety equipment. The yacht is luxuriously finished in Burmese teak combining luxurious leather sofas in the saloon with practical sunbrella sofas in the pilothouse and cockpit.
The soft furnishings, artwork and accessories throughout have an Asian flair to suit the theme of this beautifully decorated yacht. Thai silks and art provide tasteful splashes of colour to the interior décor. Guests can enjoy relaxing in the beautifully crafted teak pilot house with its 360 degree views of the outdoors, or lounge in the saloon with its plush leather seating and large picture windows. She is fully equipped for snorkelling, scuba diving, fishing, kayaking, BBQ’s, beach picnics or simply relaxing watching DVD’s and satellite TV or just lazing about reading a good book. SY Asia is fully air-conditioned and perfectly laid out for charter with endless amounts of space on her huge teak decks and large, comfortable, shaded cockpit area with twin dining tables that seat 10 guests.
Accommodation is provided for up to 10 guests in 5 ensuite staterooms comprising two staterooms with king size double beds, two staterooms which can be configured with either twin beds or king size double beds as required and one stateroom with twin beds. All the cabins have individual air-con controls, 220V power sockets, LCD screens, wardrobe and drawers. Each cabin has its own en-suite bathroom complete with shower, electric toilet and 220V power socket. There are also separate captain and crew cabins.
This Don Brooke 98 is a magnificent sailing yacht built specifically by her current owners for the luxury adventure charter market. With capacity for 10 guests and 4 crew she would make an excellent charter boat or long range cruising boat for a large family.