A 62 foot Gulfstar sloop. She combines exhilarating sailing performance
(1566 sq. feet sail area!) with excellent creature comforts both on deck, in the
spacious cockpit or in her beautiful teak interior.
Whether you're here to enjoy
some sailing action or to just relax, this yacht offers it all!
Other guest-friendly features are the stern, redesigned for easy swimming access, and the new bimini fabricated to allow easy movement in and out of the cockpit.
Accommodation: The new layout incorporates a checklist of guest-pleasing features compiled over nine years of chartering and offers two equal en suite master cabins with queen size beds, hanging lockers and lots of drawer space.
The aft cabin has an additional single bunk and a stall shower with hip bath.
The forward cabin features a chest of drawers topped with a large lighted vanity mirror plus fans and lights on each side of the queen-sized bed.
There is A/C throughout the yacht and a flat screen TV in the salon.
Duff Walter is a very accomplished cruising and racing sailor, a US Coast Guard licensed Master Captain and a certified scuba diver. He has over 35 years experience sailing in the Chesapeake Bay, Caribbean Sea. Atlantic Ocean, and Great Lakes. In his racing days, Duff competed in national and international one-design championships, World Cup offshore races and America's Cup campaigns. Before deciding to go to sea for a
living, Duff was a partner in a CPA firm specializing in fraud investigations and has an MBA from the University of Maryland in computer Sciences.
The design and detailed outfitting of SUDIKI embodies Duff�s long and varied sailing career. He willingly shares his extensive sailing knowledge - including celestial navigation - with
those who show interest. As an �old hand� in the Grenadines, Duff likes to show his guests the real Caribbean, meeting the local folks and experiencing local ways. Duff has an easy-going, unflappable personality and knows how to enjoy life to the fullest.
Chris Walter is English by birth, spent part of her childhood in Malaya and has enjoyed traveling ever since. Educated at Cambridge University, she was a teacher before beginning her charter career in the Caribbean in 1973. She managed a restaurant in Marblehead, Massachusetts and had her own business in Maryland. Chris� boating background runs the gamut from classic to high-tech. She grew up sailing an 1875 Bristol Pilot
Cutter and later served as chef on a number of famous maxi-racers.
Chris has a US Coast Guard Captain�s License and has done extensive offshore and coastal sailing and racing. She is also a certified scuba diver. A cheerful person who calls herself a hedonist, she takes great delight in spoiling and dazzling her guests.
Cuisine: Chef Chris Walter designs SUDIKI�s menus around fresh foods available locally and happily accommodates your requests whenever possible. Allow her to create tempting dishes according to your special needs or tastes. This sample menu includes vegetarian and low cholesterol preferences.
Deck shower, Watermaker, VHF and e-mail, telephone, snorkeling
gear, fishing gear, Color TV and DVD player,
CD player, Ipod with thousands of songs, speakers in saloon, cabins and cockpit, extensive
Fans throughout the whole boat
Scuba diving, water-skiing and sport fishing can be arranged
number of guests: 2
number of guests: 4