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Year Built:



Serenity Shipyard

Max Speed:

13 knots

Yacht Description

Step aboard sailing catamaran LAYSAN and you will be immediately impressed by the beauty of the design, immense amount of living space and pervasive atmosphere of calm. But there’s so much more than meets the eye. LAYSAN was designed by Bill Dixon of Dixon Yacht Design, one of the world’s leading yacht design studios, with input from the Owner, himself a superyacht captain. This collaboration produced an extraordinary performance vessel. From cutting-edge hull design to high-tech, efficient engineering systems, to sophisticated styling, both interior and exterior, LAYSAN is in a class of her own. LAYSAN has a layout with social spaces that are designed to accommodate large parties. The yacht is an excellent option for groups of friends and extended families keen to share the yachting adventure without ever feeling cramped. The innovative design allows for flexibility; be together, or find an intimate space. Charter LAYSAN if you love to sail. This is a yacht built for fun. She can reach speeds of over 13 knots, which will make you feel as though you are flying over water! Watch the surf rush underneath the trampolines. Soak in the sun and salt air on luxurious sun pads. Immerse yourself in paradise.

Yacht Accomodations

4 Queens and 1 Twin cabin. The two aft cabins are oversized Queens. The Twin is an oversized upper and lower bunk berth. Rain Shower heads with glass door in port aft /fwd and starboard fwd bathrooms. Midship bunk cabin has enclosed shower head with glass door.
All cabins have dimmable and reading lights as well as blackout shades, USB ports and independent A/C controls.
Salon Headroom - 7ft
Cabin Headroom - 6ft 5in

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Captain Name:

Willem Knoetze

Captain Nation:

South African

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Snorkeling Gear:


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Onboard Scuba:

Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only

Other Entertainment

2 Deck showers
Guest pets allowed with a security deposit
50" UHD Samsung flat screen TV
Blueray Player
Samsung TV
Sonos Surround Sound (salon and cockpit) Laysan LAN

Other Toys

2 x Stand Up Paddleboards
2 x 8 man liferafts


LED reading lights in cabins
USB plugs

Crew Profile

Captain Willem Knoetze

Willem originates from South African and holds a Yachtmaster Ocean 200-ton commercial captain license, with power and sail endorsements and many miles on a variety of yachts in his maritime career. His knowledge of the ocean, it’s creatures and his quest for the underwater unknown, will captivate any charter guest.

He is easy to warm up to, have an infectious laugh and guests know right away that they are in capable hands. He says, “I love it all, sailing, cooking, watersports and to be able to create wonderful memories is a very special gift”

Will’s a PADI Scuba instructor, an Emergency First Response instructor and also an Emergency Oxygen Provider instructor. He has chartered and delivered yachts throughout the Caribbean, Panama, Costa Rica, America, Africa and through the Mediterranean.

He enjoys sailing the mesmerizing Caribbean and combined with his local knowledge creates the perfect platform to take charter guests to the most idyllic and breathtaking anchorages.

Chef Nicole Bowman

Nicole is an American, with a natural born love since childhood for the lakes in Florida and creating food. Destined for the yachting industry, Nicole combined her passion for cooking and entertaining to earn a professional qualification from the Ashburton Chef academy in England.

She has always been drawn to the ocean and it’s wonders from early in her yachting career, she enjoys snorkeling and watersports and is also a competent first mate, master of photography and open water scuba diver.

Her attention to detail is not left unnoticed, creating masterpieces of delectable goodness in every meal. Nicole caters to every taste with local produce as she travels through the islands expanding her culinary ideas. She says, “Making vacations relaxed, fun and enjoyable for our guests is a wonderful feeling. After a memorable day, good wine, great food and laughter is the spice of life”

Willem and Nicole are an active and energetic couple and love the charter industry, the ocean is home to them and they enjoy sharing their knowledge with guests of all ages.

Their professional and caring approach to guest needs ensure each holiday to be a unique and memorable experience.

Mate Remi Leclezio

Remi hails from Mauritius and has been working in the yachting industry for over five years, the last year in the charter industry. He holds a Power Boat skipper's license and will be happy to take you to those deserted beaches and snorkel spots.

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