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- Vessel Info
- LADY JOY
- Year Built:
- Year Refittted:
- Marshall Islands
- Carol Williamson & Associates
- Captain Chris Thomson, Chef & 9 crew
- Dimensions, Speed, & Specifications
- 157 ft (47.9 m)
- Max Speed:
- 15 kts (28 kph)
- Cruise Speed:
- 12 kts (22 kph)
- (2) MTU 12V 4000 series 1,800HP each
- 29 ft (9 m)
- Min. Draft:
- 8 ft 2 in (2.5 m)
- Max. Draft:
- 8 ft 2 in (2.5 m)
- At anchor (0 speed)
Sleeps 12 in 6 Cabins
MASTER STATEROOM ON-DECK FORWARD
On deck, forward, full-beam Master Stateroom: Upon entry, there is a private office with desk facing large windows for a gorgeous view.
The centerline king bed faces forward towards a 45” TV (hidden while not inuse). Dresser to port.
HER EN-SUITE is on the port side with Jacuzzi tub, bidet, head, and sink with communal access to the steamroom shower with dual shower heads, hand shower wand, L-shaped seat. HISEN-SUITE is on the starboard side with head, sink and shares the steam room shower. Heated marble floors and skylights add to the elegance. His- and her-walk-in closets include a safe for guests to use.
Lower Deck Accommodations:
There are five gueststaterooms on the lower deck which can be accessed by elevator.
Forward: Two equal staterooms each with one single-size bed, a Pullman berth overhead, and a double bed. Two port holes allow ample natural light. There is a 34” TV, dresser withdrawers and closet. The en-suite bathrooms each have a shower with bench seat, sink, head and porthole.
Mid: Two equal stateroomseach with one king-size bed. Two portholes allow ample natural light. There isa 34” TV, dresser with drawers and closet. The en-suite bathrooms each have a shower with bench seat, sink, head and porthole.
Aft: walk-around king-size bed, 34” TV, dresser with drawers and closet. The en-suite features a stall shower with bench seat, sink, head and porthole.
All guest staterooms include Ferette sheets, Matouk towels, robes, slippers,Molton Brown luxurious bath products, hairdryers, individual climate control, individualsatellite receiver, Crestron video and audio equipment with Kaleidescape Movie systemand apple tv with more movies, and an iPad.
- AmmenitiesCell phone, Cinema, Indoor audio system, iPod dock, Media movie server, Outdoor audio system, Printer, Satellite phone, Satellite TV, TV all cabins, TV outdoor, TV saloon, Wi-Fi, 39ft / 11.90m 700hp Custom Tender, 15ft / 4.60m 90hp Nautica, Assorted water toys, Beach games, Free weights, Kayaks multiple, Kneeboard, Mono ski, Paddleboards multiple, Swimming noodles, Volley ball, Wakeboard, Water skis - adult, Water skis - child, Water trampoline, Wave runners multiple (sitdown), BBQ, Beach umbrella, Coffee machine, Deck shower, Elevator, Exercise equipment, Fishing gear - light, Ice maker, Jacuzzi in master cabin, Jacuzzi on deck, Special diets, Sun cushions, Sun loungers, Swim platform, Water maker
- DivingInsured, Crew certified, Diving if certified, Snorkelling gear, Underwater scooter multiple, 1 Compressor, 8 Tanks, 8 BCs, 8 Regulators
- Crew ProfileCaptain: Chris Thomson
Born and bred on the South Coast of England, Chris learned to sail from a very early age, going on to race dinghies competitively around Europe and taking family sailing holidays around the Greek Islands. Life on the water is in his blood and whether it’s spending a weekend on the family yacht, “Bright Oyster” or taking to the waves windsurfing, there’s nothing he likes more than to get out in the elements during his time off. And when the conditions aren’t quite right for any of the above, then Chris is more than likely to be enjoying a round on the local golf course or a game of squash. Having worked in a marina during weekends at college, Chris’s professional yachting career officially began at the age of eighteen when he joined his first yacht as a deckhand. A year and a half later, he returned home to start his BSC in Marine Technology and after completion in 2005, went straight back to yachting. Destined to work on yachts long term, Chris continued his studies to obtain an ‘MCA Master of Yachts up to 3000GT License’. Having lost count of the times he has crossed the Atlantic, Chris has cruised both the Mediterranean and Caribbean extensively, as well as the Baltic, Indian Ocean and West and East Coasts of the United States. Chris’s extensive knowledge and experience mean that he can easily recommend many exciting destinations. His passion for the water reinforces his desire to see others enjoying the pleasure of a holiday at sea. You can be guaranteed that Chris will put his all into making your stay on board LADY JOY the holiday of a lifetime.Chief Engineer (Rotating): Brian Bell
Brian comes to LADY JOY well equipped with over sixteen years of yachting experience. Originally from New Orleans, he traveled the United States with a military family and thus his desire for discovering new places was ignited. Throughout his yachting career, Brian has traversed nearly every ocean on the planet including the Pacific, Mediterranean, Caribbean and the Aegean. In contrast to his many hours spent at sea, Brian’s spare time is enjoyed with recreational activities in the sky, as he is both an accomplished pilot and avid kite surfer. You can rest assured that during your time on board LADY JOY, the vessel is in the hands of an experienced and capable engineer.1st Officer: Marguerite Hoepfner
Marguerite is originally from the picturesque Garden Route on the South African seaside. Her love of watersports developed at a young age, and she represented her country playing under water hockey in the world championships in New Zealand. Marguerite studied marketing and photography at Stellenbosch University and has an eye for capturing fun-filled moments. After graduating, she managed her own marketing company, and in 2010, a passion for travel and photography encouraged her to explore the world and to enter the yachting industry. She is never one to say no to a challenge and will stop at nothing to keep others smiling. Marguerite is a dedicated hard worker, but also knows how to have fun, and these qualities have enabled her to swiftly rise to the rank of First Officer. Her love of outdoor sports, including skiing, snorkeling, and scuba diving is infectious. Marguerite is an avid wakeboarder and will happily coach you until you are looking like a pro, and she will ensure that your holiday on board LADY JOY is one you will never forget.Chief Stewardess: Radka Janeckova
Radka, a native of Prague, Czech Republic, has spent many years living in both London and Sydney while pursuing her studies in Business and Marketing. After completing her MBA, she returned to Prague where she worked as an Event Manager organizing fine dining events ranging from private corporate dinners, wine and cognac tastings, to wedding receptions. Her passion for traveling eventually lured her to yachting, and she has been cruising the world for the past four years. She is a trained butler, barista, and bartender who will be happy to make you one of her signature cocktails or delicious cappuccinos. Radka is thrilled to join LADY JOY! Her multicultural background and her attention to detail ensure an unforgettable experience for all guests on board.Bosun: Dylan Lenard
Dylan was born in Cape Town, South Africa, but grew up in Bahrain, where he has spent most of his life. At age thirteen, he moved to England to complete his studies abroad. After graduating, Dylan found himself eager to explore the world, and decided to go on a six month journey throughout Europe. During his travels, he realized that his love for the water would lead him to a yachting career. Returning to England, Dylan obtained the appropriate qualifications necessary to work on a yacht and is continuing his studies to further his career. He received most of his diplomas by March 2015 and joined LADY JOY soon afterwards. A well-rounded sport enthusiast, Dylan enjoys all water sports, as well as snowboarding and motorbike riding. He is very excited to share his passion with the guests, both in the water and on land.Chef: Nicolas Gonzales
Since the year 2003, Chef Nicolas Gonzalez has been treating the taste buds of elite across the globe. He started his career in Devon, England and quickly made a name for himself as he worked in multiple Michelin Star restaurants. Though classically trained in French cuisine, Nick has expertise in all cuisine types and dietary needs. In addition to LADY JOY, Nick has worked on Le Grand Blue, Lady Britt, and Excellence V. Chef Nicolas has mastered the sense of balance and simplicity essential to every memorable meal.Second Stewardess: Nicole Dominique
Nicole grew up in the Pacific Northwest of the United States where her love of the ocean began. She moved to beautiful Colorado to study human physiology while also exploring the Rocky Mountains. As a well-practiced yogi and wellness enthusiast, she is eager to share her knowledge on health and nutrition with others. After completing her degree, Nicole decided to fulfill her dream of traveling the world. Nicole’s background and passion for hospitality made yachting an obvious next step. Her fervor in life is to help others, and she is happiest when making people smile. Nicole loves immersing herself in new cultures and for the past few years has lived abroad in Australia as well as Brazil, where she taught English. Her positive outlook and zest for life are contagious, putting guests at ease so they can truly relax and savor their time on board LADY JOY. Making your vacation as comfortable and personalized as possible is her top priority, ensuring that your time spent on board will never be forgotten.Stewardess: LeAnn Weckbacher
LeeAnn was raised in Orlando, Florida. After graduating high school, she trained as a barista and then entered the yachting industry. Her enthusiasm and dedication are among her signature traits, ensuring that our guests receive an exceptional level of service on board LADY JOY. LeeAnn’s other passions include choreography, art and design.Stewardess: Sage Fell
Sage was born in Portland, Oregon in the United States and moved with her family to South Africa at age six, where she was raised and educated. She gained entry to the respected University of Cape Town where she studied Environmental and Geographical Science. Being required to be self-funding, the motivation for finding a part time vocation was high. While studying she secured waitressing work in a demanding environment, which fostered a keen understanding of service. Her passion for service has led her to pursuing a career in yachting and she is excited be a part of the LADY JOY team.Deck/ Engineer: Junior Sang
Dylan was born in Cape Town, South Africa, but grew up in Bahrain, which he now calls home. At age thirteen, he moved to England to complete his school studies abroad. After graduating, Dylan found he was eager to explore the world, and decided to go on a six month journey throughout Europe. During his travels, he realized that his love for the water would lead him into a yachting career. Returning to England, Dylan obtained the appropriate qualifications necessary to work on a yacht and is determined to work his way up the career ladder. He received his initial maritime qualifications in March 2015 and joined LADY JOY soon afterwards. Dylan loves sports, whether they are in or out of the water, and he brings his gymnastic expertise to the water on LADY JOY. Very passionate about his job and working in the yachting environment, he is excited to share his enthusiasm with guests on the deck, on the sand or in the water!Todd Massel: Deckhand
A displaced Canadian, Todd grew up near Toronto, Ontario but has lived in many places around the world, including Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, and Western Canada. His love for the outdoors has taken him from living in the ski town of Whistler in Western Canada to Indonesia. There, he was a SCUBA instructor, where turtle sightings are a daily occurrence. Diving is his passion, whether it is deep shipwrecks, diving with whale sharks and manta rays, heavy current drift dives, or just a relaxing coral exploration, Todd just can’t get enough. He came to yachting because of his love of the water, and is ready to share his knowledge to make your experience on board LADY JOY one to remember forever.Chief Engineer (Rotating): Morgan Gregorie
Morgan’s father was an engineer in the merchant navy so he spent his spare time as a child playing with tools more than toys. Morgan studied as a heavy machinery and systems engineer in his home town of Bergerac, France where wine growing is a prime industry. He first worked overseas in Sonoma valley at age nineteen during a harvest season. Returning to Europe, Morgan travelled to Italy, France, Spain and Germany upgrading cutting edge grape harvesters. He later took his mechanical skills to Australia where he worked on machinery for high output livestock farming. His next move was to South America overseeing a fleet of earth moving machinery used for building dams. Upon returning to Europe, Morgan was introduced to the marine industry in Holland, where he worked as a propulsion engineer. He was sent all over the globe and eventually contracted on a yacht in Malta, only to be offered a permanent job on board. Et voilà, nine years, 40000 miles, three equator crossings later, Morgan brings a wealth of experience to LADY JOY.