Aurelius III - Dijkstra 111
AURELIUS is a stunning beauty. Dutch-built and delivered in 2011. AURELIUS is recognized for her unique mixture between style and performance. Sailing her is cruising in the tradition of the 'Grand Classics' with the performance of a modern super-yacht.
With her open-plan accommodation, AURELIUS becomes a real home away from home. Offering an overall theme of subtle Honduras mahogany and cream paneling with chestnut flooring, she evokes elegance and style whilst allowing an informal atmosphere.
The expansive foredeck is left clear for guests to use for sunbathing, observation or exercise. To the aft, the shaded cockpit is ideal for alfresco dining in the fresh air and seating along the stern provides an additional space for guests to observe the changing scenery.
The upper salon is fitted with two plush seating areas with the addition of large tables for spreading out with personal effects.
As well as the upper salon, there is a beautifully appointed large lower salon brightly lit and furnished with a lavish 8-seater formal dining area and an enticing lounge made up of a sofa, coffee table and two armchairs. Forward of the lounge is the guest accommodation
Guests: 6 / Cabins: 3
Tender Nouvarania 400DL with 50 HP Yamaha outboard
Stand Up Paddleboard
DVD player saloon
Indoor audio system
Outdoor audio system
PRICES & OFFERS
Rates for 2021 to be revised and thus the below rates are indicative:
|High Rate:||Low Rate:|
|63,250 USD per week||57,500 USD per week|
MCA Compliant: MCA Compliant
Rates are Plus Expenses
Additional Rate Details:
Rates are subject to change without notice. Please verify rates.
Summer Base Port: New England
Summer Operating Area: New England
Winter Base Port: Caribbean
Winter Operating Area: Caribbean Virgin Islands, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards
Her length of 33.9 m comfortably accommodates six guests in a master and two twin staterooms plus two Pullman berths, with two crew cabins forward accommodating up to three crew. All guest cabins have ensuite heads with full walk-in showers. Separately accessed crew quarters for 3 with head and shower.
The two guest cabins each have a sliding system to enable the beds to be pushed together to form a double.
However, in the starboard guest cabin there is a substantial night table/drawer module between the two which would need to be removed. The bunks in the port guest cabin have been successfully combined on several occasions.
Nicolas Chauvet, captain of AURELIUS, is an experienced sailor, engineer, pilot, athlete, and musician.
He holds master's degrees in mechanical engineering and business administration. He also spent 12 years at a music conservatory and is a classically trained violinist. Prior to embarking on a yachting career, Nicolas worked for 10 years as an engineer and special project manager at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
Sailing since the age of seven, Nicolas actively raced on yachts, among them the Etchells class, for fun. When he was 29, he obtained a U.S. Coast Guard captain’s license and began delivering yachts along the U.S. East Coast to the Caribbean.
Nicolas holds a 200-ton RYA Ocean Yacht Master credential, with nearly 200,000 nautical miles at the helm.
His crew positions include captain of the Swan 77 LA FORZA DEL DESTINO; captain of the 90-foot charter sailing catamaran LONE STAR; first mate/engineer aboard the 106-foot Holland Jachtbouw modern classic sailing yacht CARL LINNE; and countless others moving from the U.S. East Coast to the Caribbean and the Med and back.
Nicolas is not only an excellent yacht captain and sailboat racer – he is a licensed airplane pilot and flight instructor, motorcycle enthusiast, kite surfer, windsurfer, scuba diver. He always welcomes opportunities to learn from others and lives up to his personal motto, “work, hard, play hard!”
Aurelius chef Lia Hosein of Trinidad finds inspiration for her culinary skills from her country of origin and from extensive world travels. She enjoys immersing herself in the cultures of the places she visits, and learning all she can about the cuisine, local ingredients, and cooking techniques.
Lia traveled to Europe to train under the English chef Rosie Davis, renown for hands-on classes for cooks. Lia is also certified in silver service and has completed courses in wine pairing and wine tasting.
She has augmented her culinary training and experience with work as a guest relations manager at world-class hotels.
Lia has worked as a chef aboard yachts for more than a dozen years, including with Captain Nicolas Chauvet on LA FORZA DEL DESTINO. Guests enjoy her sincere, hospitable personality as well as her warm and welcoming smile. Her practical knowledge of the Caribbean ranks Lia as the go-to adviser for the best beaches, scenic views, and activities. Beneath her professional demeanor is a great sense of humor. Prepare to laugh often and heartily!