PLAN & OVERVIEW
The Sanya 57 Highjinks and Highjinks II charter catamarans are designed by Fountaine Pajot and feature a luxurious “Flagship Class” interior, finished in the finest shades of wood cabinetry, leather, and select textiles. The Fountaine Pajot Sanya 57 catamaran will cater to guests and sailors looking for an offshore proven liveaboard-world cruiser produced in one of the largest and most reputable catamaran manufacturing plants in the world.
The Sanya 57 features a large saloon area, a same-level cockpit, and saloon and has true single-handed sail controls. The ingenious, trademark twin “semi-fly” bridges keep the center of gravity and boat profile low, yet expand the social area beyond the expansive cockpit. A smart dinghy platform serves both as a sun-deck extension of the cockpit but also hides the tender from view.
This Luxury charter catamaran HIGHJINKS offers 4 stylish guest cabins, each with TV/DVD entertainment and private en-suite facilities. The master cabin is on the port side, with a queen size bed, vanity, and love seat. Three guest cabins each have queen size beds.
HIGH JINKS II offers the luxury and comfort in 5 spacious.guest cabins. Wide staircases beckon to the tranquillity and privacy of beautifully appointed cabins. These yachts boast full air conditioning throughout, for optimum comfort.
MEET YOUR CREW
Your private cruise crew help you to plan your holiday itinerary, answer your questions, arrange activities and tours, see to your comfort, and ensure you enjoy great meals on board and ashore.
Highjinks Captain: Captain: Miltos Skouras (63)
Captain Miltos, born in 1955, has an extraordinary background. He has been on the sea all his life and yet he also holds a diploma in Architecture and he owned an advertising company for 8 years, working between Greece and Italy.
He got his first skipper license 30 years ago and he even owned a couple of boats, sailing through the North Mediterranean, Aegean and Ionian seas gaining an excellent knowledge of every harbor, marina, small secluded bays and can tell you about every place worth seeing. He has also taken part in several sailing competitions with a lot of success throughout his career.
He has a very friendly character, always equipped with a smile and a kind attitude. Being very communicative he always makes you feel very comfortable around him.
Also being the father of two, he has a thoroughly gentle way with children, getting them to enjoy the journey for sure.
He speaks perfect English, Greek, French and Italian.
Highjinks Chef: Eugenia Iskou (48)
Chef Eugenia, born in 1970, is an amazing cook, who will make your trip unforgettable. Being educated in International and Greek Cuisine, based on seasonal and local products, she will create for you the most delicious meals and culinary delicacies.
She owns her Skipper license since 2007 and has taken part, as a solid member of the crew, with various distinctions in various sailing competitions.
Having obtained an additional diploma in Archaeology and History of Arts (she has worked as an Archaeologist for 10 years for the Ministry of Culture) she is always willing to give an insight in ancient history of each place you visit.
She speaks fluently English.
She has an extremely kind charisma and a lovely personality and makes everyone around her smile. Eugenia especially loves to make children on board feel comfortable and always has a fascinating story from the Greek Mythology to tell them.
Highjinks Steward: Ierotheos Moustakas
Ierotheos is an outstanding sailor and steward, always smiling and cheerful. He is highly attentive and caring with everyone and has a great sense of humor. He is very helpful and at all times will strive to make your time on board the Yacht as pleasant as possible.
He is very experienced being involved with the sea-life all his life, owning, besides his skipper license and a speedboat license, also a professional diving license.
His hobbies are obviously free diving and underwater fishing. He also holds a Marble Sculpture degree and can, therefore, tell you everything about the various temples and statues you are going to encounter.
Highjinks II Captain Michalis Kassaris (37)
Michalis is a capable captain – his calm personality and winning smile make everyone feel at home from the first second you meet him. Born in Greece in 1981, from his very first life stage captain Michalisdevelopeda passion for sailing as a sailing student, racer and lateras a sailing coach.
His broad sailing experience ranges from sailing races participation to boat maintenance. All his life he has been sailing on various S/Y such as Ocean Star, Lagoon, Ocean Voyager. He holds a RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Sail -Power and STCW advanced licenses. Michalis’ experience on the sea is outstanding and combined with his lifeguard experience, safety will be ensured making your trip even more delightful.
The Captain’s friendly character, fluency in the English language and the communicative Spanish language level allows a harmonious understanding, which is the basis of a comfortable and hospitable vacation on board a yacht. Most of all though he is wonderful with children.
Highjinks II Deck Hand : Konstantinos Perdikaris (25)
Despite the young of his age, Konstantinos born in 1993, has been exposed to the sea life a lot. His interest in working offshore has driven him to work for two consecutive seasons in cruising sailing companies in the well-known Greek island Santorini as well as in sailing boats ranging from 45-80 feet.
His excellent interpersonal skills and vibrant personality will ensure the safest and most comfortable sailing trip. Konstantinos is an extreme sports lover with a lifeguard license, always willing to share his interests. He speaks English fluently and he is very communicative.
Should one of the crew not be available for your cruise for whatever reason, we will provide experienced and knowledgeable replacements to ensure you enjoy the best holiday cruise possible.
|Year of build:||2013 – 2014|
|Draft (m) :||1.5|
|Engine (hp):||2x 75|
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|Berths:||8 guests – 10 guests|
|Cabins:||4 – 5|
|Number of heads:||4 – 5|
WINING & DINING
Your holiday will include a wonderful mix of meals at island tavernas and succulent meals on board.
Menus aboard are created based on the local cuisine your personal preferences and the fresh ingredients we find in local markets on the islands — there is no standard menu. Every meal is designed to suit your dietary likes and needs.
Before your holiday we’ll ask you to complete a dietary preference to tell us what you like and dislike, and of any dietary restrictions, you and your guests may have.
We’ll also ask what you like to drink, and stock the yacht with your favorite beer, wines, liquors and soft drinks.
- Fresh Juice
- Whole or light milk
- cereals of your choice
- Greek yogurt
- Fruit salad or compote
- Greek spoon desserts
- Nuts or raisins
- Thyme honey
- Choice Between: Boiled Eggs| Poached| Fried| Scrambled| Omelet
- English Bread or Greek rustic bread or croissant
- Cake or local sweets
- Selection of local cheeses with tomatoes, cucumber and olives
- Selection of bacon, ham, boiled sausages and roasted mushrooms
- Filter coffee or espresso
- Greek pie with wild greens
- Fava beans puree with onions, sprinkled with olive oil
- Small zucchini pancakes with Feta cheese and spearmint
- Fried shrimps with tomato sauce and ouzo
- Variety of mushrooms with Mizithra cheese and sweet mustard sauce
- Nicoise salad with tuna from Alonissos
- Ruckola with apple, celery, louza (Greek Salami), gruyere from Naxos and yogurt sauce
- Mista with anthotyro cheese, seasonal fruits and spearmint
- Cretan Salad with rusk, tomato, cucumber and feta cheese
- Matsata with shrimps, mussels and seashell sauce
- Seafood risotto with Greek Saffron
- Beef Giouvetsi baked in stoneware with trimmed Mizithra cheese
- Grilled calamari with sauteed greens and oil vinaigrette sauce
- Fish fillet (of the day) wrapped in dough with asparagus and sauce Hollandaise
- Beef fillet with dauphinoise potatoes and red wine sauce
- Lamp cooked in the casserole with mashed potato, olive oil and garden herbs.
- Burger with beef and coleslaw sauce
- Chicken breast fillet grilled with baked tomatoes, tzatziki (Greek dip) and small pita bread
- Souvlaki of pork with caramelized onions with Greek pita
Most children enjoy our meals, but we can prepare special dishes for younger guests.
Favorites include freshly made Personal Pizzas, Chicken Nuggets, Blackbeard’s Burger, Caribbean Chicken Kebabs, and Pasta in Paradise.
The holiday cost varies according to season and destination but starts from € 15500 per week.
Daddy’s Hobby is normally booked per week starting on Saturday. In low and mid season we can be more flexible with start and end dates and the duration of your trip. Her home base is Athens Lavrion Marina, but ask us what the options are for your specific week.
A one-week sailing holiday can be combined with island stays, but to really enjoy the private sailing experience we recommend sailing holidays of two or three-week duration.
A minimum of 2 weeks is required to enjoy the full Mykonos-Santorini experience.
The holiday cost includes a skipper, chef and a hostess/cook and cleaning but excluding VAT. Two changes of towels and bed linen are included per week.
An additional charge is made to cover fuel and provisioning. This is called the APA (Advanced Provisioning Allowance) and averages around 15% of the holiday cost depending on the number of guests and your provisioning wishes.
At the end of your cruise, the APA accounting is finalized and you receive a refund or an invoice to make up the exact amount.
To confirm your holiday booking a 50% downpayment is required, with the balance paid one month before departure.
Our cancellation policies can be found in our terms and conditions of booking.