Ocean Independence sends word that the 121-foot Yachting Developments sailing yacht Bliss has just completed a five-year survey at a shipyard in New Zealand. She will now move to Singapore, where she will be based for the summer season, and the owner is looking for a charter client interested in making the crossing.
Bliss is a 2009 build that I toured back in 2011. She spent her first couple of years chartering in French Polynesia, and then she spent time chartering in the Caribbean and Mediterranean. Plenty of references should exist from previous charter clients who can describe the experience on board.
Bliss is advertised as accommodating six to 10 guests because the master cabin, in addition to its regular bed, has a sofa beneath a bunk-style Pullman berth. A divider wall can be inserted to make that bunk area a small, separate children’s cabin. Two of the belowdecks cabins are also flexible, with twin beds that can convert to kings. Those cabins also have Pullman berths if needed. The ideal charter party, according to Ocean Independence, is six guests, but if you’re cruising with kids, you can squeeze a few more aboard.
Also noteworthy is that Bliss is a performance sloop, which should mean some pretty fantastic sailing on the crossing from New Zealand to Singapore. The lowest weekly base rate for the itinerary is $92,000.
Any reputable charter broker can tell you more about Bliss or help you book her from New Zealand to Singapore before May, or in and around Singapore later this summer.