The Ocean Independence (OCI) charter fleet continues to develop, with the addition of 4 new CAs for Charter and 1 for Sale. New for sale with Marc Haendle of OCI Palma is the 1997 Ferretti Santana IV of Plymouth with full Spanish charter license. At 21m her elegant cherry wood interiors are surprisingly spacious and well equipped to sleep 8 guests in 4 cabins.
New for charter are: Firstly with Charter Broker James Graham-Cloete at OCI UK the beautiful 35m Ortona Navi motorsailer Lir. Built in 1998, with refit in 2002/3, Lir offers the sumptuous comfort of a motor yacht with all the thrill and sensation of a true world cruising sailing yacht. She accommodates 6-8 guests in well appointed cabins and has an exceedingly welcoming saloon, a fully equipped office, covered aft deck dining plus huge deck spaces and has a flexible Mediterranean cruising itinerary this coming season from her current base in Croatia.
Also with James Graham-Cloete is the new to charter 30m 2008 Benetti Tradition Carlamaria, accommodating 8 guests in 4 cabins she will be cruising the Eastern Mediterranean for her inaugural season.
Then with OCI’s Düsseldorf based Charter Director Adelheid Chirco, the head turning 32m Cantieri Navali Alila. Built to wow in 2005 with her sleek lines, ultra modern Luca Dini interior and top speed of 29 knots, Alila accommodates 8 guests in 4 cabins and will be cruising the Western Mediterranean this summer.
And finally with Palma based Charter Broker Barbara Müller the fully Spanish charter licensed Santana IV of Plymouth, also for sale with OCI above.
In event news, the fleet of OCI yachts registering for the MYBA charter show in Genoa 4-8 May continues to increase, with the current line-up including: 43m Cantieri di Pisa Element, 30m Southern Wind Mrs Seven, 33m Ocea Sa Paolyre, 22m Sunseeker Samakanda, and many more expected.”