ZIMAYA Price per week from. $ 25 000

  • Built year / Refit
  • 2014 / -
  • Length
  • 17.37 m
  • Crew members
  • 2
  • Cabins
  • 5
  • Persons per day / per night
  • 10 / 10
  • Showers / Toilets
  • 5 / 5
    Summer Season (January - December)
  • Summer location
  • Caribbean Sea
  • Homeport
  • British Virgin Islands  
  • Price per week
  • $25 000 - $30 000
  • Price per day
  • $4 170 - $5 000
  • APA
  • 25%
  • VAT
  • On request

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ZIMAYA is a newly launched Sanya 57 from the Flagship Class of Fountaine Pajot Catamarans. ZIMAYA is an elegant, contemporary cruising catamaran built for family holiday fun. Not only is this cat beautiful, she’s smart too, featuring the latest technology and innovative concepts. This is outdoor relaxation at its finest! From the moment you step aboard, you immediately sense the luxury of your surroundings. The interior living areas have a refined yet relaxing ambience. The look is contemporary with appealing textiles and furnishings, lighting, and a welcoming central island in the galley. The outstanding panoramic views from the main salon and galley is one of the signature elements of the Sanya 57. Each of the five staterooms also offer sea views, along with outstanding comfort and luxury. The multiple outdoor relaxation areas each have unique innovative features. The very popular upper Lounge Deck is separated from the helm station and control lines, ensuring uninterrupted relaxation for guests while still allowing easy communication with the skipper. The sheltered cockpit is a comfortable, welcoming area for relaxation with new awning over rear cockpit area plus clear sides for the cockpit station. Its exclusive outdoor galley, equipped with sink, refrigerator, large freezer, generous storage and adjustable table, makes it an optimum spot for enjoying libations, conversations, and good times with the gorgeous backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. Guest comments: July 25 - Aug. 1, BVI We had a wonderful time – the trip wasb etter than expected and having the two of you made all the difference. We loved the snorkeling, the beaches, the quiet coves, the breakfasts, lunches and dinners (we are still picking the top meal of the trip). Your hospitality and kindness were evident from Day #1 and was perfectly suited for this very special family trip! Thank you! Juan & Maria, Nati, Christina and Lucas Thank you so much for your hospitality. Your boat is beautiful and immaculate. We appreciate Captain Sheldon getting out there and “playing with us”, taking us on different adventures. We adored Vanessa’s meals and warm personality. The vacation was fabulous. Wishing you a lifetime of happiness. With much gratitude. Dave & Laura, Julia, Dani & Andrea July 9-13, BVI The yacht was extremely comfortable, it was very clean when we arrived and kept clean. The crew was great – we really enjoyed being with them. The service was excellent. Sheldon and Ness were very positive, made you feel welcome. We had lots of fun with them. We loved having them as our crew! Sheldon is extremely knowledgeable and Nessie a great mate. The food was excellent and meals very well presented. Tandem Charter Guests SXM Charter March 30-April 4 Ness, Sheldon, Thank you so much for an unforgettable week, you guys are wonderful people and kind. Thank you so much for being so patient with us, Ness for cooking us amazing food with so much love. Hope to see you guys again. The S. and O. families SXM Family Charter March 14-21 2015 Great family vacation with Sheldon and Vanessa Experienced and knowledgeable crew, great meals. Brunches in cockpit most relaxing. What a treat to get close to mega sailing yachts participating in the St Bart's Bucket race. Also had WW11 planes flying over the islands. Highly recommend Zimaya and crew. Alan and Lisa, Riley and Sloane David, Jeannette, Adam and Philip Leeward Islands March 8-11, 2015 1. Was the crew friendly and accommodating? Very, very friendly and accommodating--gracious, hospitable and very lovely. 2. Was the yacht comfortable and clean? Absolutely beautiful and extremely clean/spotless. 3. Was the yacht well ventilated? Very well ventilated. 4. Was the food good and well presented? Food was superb and the presentation was exquisite-every meal was delicious and unique. 5. Did you like the area you sailed? The crew took care of taking us to beautiful places. 6. Additional comments on your charter? The boat was brand new, beautiful, spotless and easily accommodated the 9 of us. However, it was the fantastic crew that made our trip fabulous! The captain was very experienced and the first mate was gracious, hospitable and an amazing cook. Each meal was exquisite and superbly presented--gourmet food from breakfast to dinner each day. The entire trip was outstanding! We loved everything about this spectacular experience--it was an absolutely wonderful vacation and we look forward to booking again next year!! Thank you Vanessa & Sheldon!!! Family Charter March 2015 Hi Vanessa, We had such a lovely time with you and Sheldon. We had such a laugh at our first lunch off the boat.. we actually had to decide what to order and we all changed our order at least 3 times.. life was just perfect on your boat. And, we did look for you when we were in Marigot Bay in hopes that you would pick us back up again and keep us:) We do want to book again...Let me know how best to proceed. I have a few cute pictures for you! I hope you are enjoying your time and that the weather has calmed down a bit.

Specification Sanya 57

Boat name Builder Built year Length Draft Engine Engine Quantity Cruising speed Cruising consumption Hull type Crew service
ZIMAYA Fountaine Pajot 2014 17.37 m 1.37 m Volvo 2 8 25 g/h displacement Crew service!
Category Yacht architect Refit Beam Flag Engine power General Max speed Max. consumption Hull material Crew members
Luxury Catamaran Fountaine Pajot 0 8.87 m 111 hp Flybridge 10 0 l/h GRP 2

Accomodation Sanya 57

Cabins Master cabin VIP cabin Double cabins Twin cabins Bunkbed cabins
5 0 0 5 0 0
Single cabins Toilets quantity Inside showers Persons per day Persons per night Crew members
0 5 5 10 10 2
Five beautiful guest cabins each feature sea views. All cabins have lovely furnishings and fixtures with an impressive contemporary design. Each is equipped with a hair dryer, plus a hair straightener is onboard for the female guests. Cabin headroom is 6.2 ft. All beds are approx. 63\"x79

Tender & Toys Sanya 57

Tender Jet Dinghy Jet ski Water scooter Waterskiis Kayak Kneeboard Wakeboard Wakeskate Windsurfboard Snorkellingset Fishing gear
Yes No No Yes No Yes No Yes No No Yes Yes
Banana Donut Other Seabob Kitesurfing Trampoline Sailing boat Paddleboard Canoe Bicycle Diving
No No Yes No No No Yes Yes No No Yes
RIB 13 ft. 40 hp x1

Equipment Sanya 57

Icemaker, Oven, Fridge, Freezer, Stove, Sink, Coffee maker, Dishes
Navigation lights, Compass, Echo sounder, Wind gauge, Autopilot, GPS, VHF radio, GPS-plotter, Navtex, SSB, Barometer, Harbour guides, Sea charts
Generator (13.5KW 220V 50HZ Genset), Underwaterlight, Watermaker, Air conditioning, Battery, Battery charger, Inverter, Shore supply 220V, Electricity 12V/220V, Main circuit breaker, Solar Plant, Searchlight, Windscreen wiper, Stern anchor winch (manual), Bow anchor capstan (electric), warmwater, Pressurized warm water, Spare anchor, Tool kit
Deck equipment:
Wetbar, Separate crew cabin, Bathing ladder, Deck Guardrail, Gangway, Deck shower, Fenders, Bimini, Sun shade (flybridge)
Television, Television rooms (Salon), Board games, Wifi, Iphone dock, DVD player
Suncushion, Cushion

Crew profile Sanya 57

Crew members:
Sheldon Lindsay (British/South African)
Vanessa Bush
Crew profile:
Captain Sheldon Lindsay
Sheldon is a qualified RYA Ocean Yacht Master with over 320,000 nautical miles under his belt. He has sailed in all the oceans of the world. Started sailing at the age of 8 on dingys competing at various regatta\'s. In his late teens, Sheldon began sailing at Royal Cape Yacht club for many years racing on various keel boats. He is a qualified diesel mechanic. He also judged World Cup wind surfing for a couple of years and is good all-around water sportsman. Sheldon is a good teacher and will get you up on the wake board or ski\'s with his coaching. He has lots of stories to tell of his many ocean crossings of the world including scrapes with pirates and Cape Horne. Anything on the water comes naturally to him having grown up in Cape Town, South Africa were surfing and sailing is a year round experience. Being involved with the ocean, diving, surfing and sailing is his life.

Chef Vanessa Bush
Nessie, as everyone calls her, started chartering in the Caribbean in the 1980\'s and then went on to circumnavigate the world on a 40 foot steel boat. She is a chef with years of experience in boat catering and in villas in Europe specializing in Italian/French and Caribbean cuisine. She has over 70 000 nautical miles under her belt, ran the galley at the well known Atlantic Boat Club once back in Cape Town. Also spent her time raising children,running the local pony club and eventing on her horse when ever she had the time while running her late husbands fishing business. After that started chartering in various parts of the world with Sheldon, running a villa in Lucca, Italy.

Both Sheldon and Vanessa have open water dive and advanced first aid certificates. They enjoy entertaining and meeting new people from all parts of the world