Built in 1965 by Vuyk as an expedition yacht, in 2005 she was fully converted into an exceptional luxury yacht. Her classic, timeless exterior is an imposing sight on the waves whilst her vast interior and exterior living areas offer unlimited comfort
She sleeps an impressive 26 guests in 14 sumptuous staterooms, each individually styled and ranging from a spacious 30-50 square metres in size. The master suite boasts a private lounge, study and terrace and all cabins are equipped with a minibar, vanity WiFi and iPod docks. Her communal living areas and luxury amenities include a full-service spa, library, sauna, gym and a stunning split-level dining room.
Sherakhan’s colossal exterior decks play host to endless facilities to ensure every guest is kept comfortably entertained throughout their charter vacation. The spacious sundeck houses a large Jacuzzi with covered seating and sun-loungers as well as an outdoor bar whilst a number of other al fresco dining and sunbathing areas are situated throughout
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Forward on the sun deck is the expansive wheelhouse with veranda deck in front and bench
seating surround. Aft of the wheelhouse is the Master’s double cabin and day cabin. The
guests entertainment area occupies the remainder of this deck with an exceptional fully
enclosed 360° observation tower overlooking the oversized 22-person Jacuzzi with glass
bottom and sunning area with deck loungers and a fixed awning. To starboard (aft) is the fully
equipped outside galley and BBQ area with waterspouts equipment and toys to port. Stairways
to port & starboard lead down to the Owner’s deck.
Very similar to the sun deck above, the forward section of the superstructure is given over to
the Owner’s private veranda deck with bench seating. The Owner’s cabin is vast (approx.
550ft²/51m²) with a central double bed, walk-in dressing rooms and an ensuite bathroom. The
Jacuzzi is open-plan and forms a part of the Master cabin layout. Aft of this cabin is one VIP
double cabin (approx. 335ft²/31m² ) with seating area and ensuite facilities. Moving aft is the
central atrium/lobby connecting all three-guest accommodation areas. A balcony, to port &
starboard overlooks the outstanding two-level duplex dining salon and elegant stairs lead down
into the dining area itself. A comfortable wet bar and lounge area is aft and, passing through
the aft doors, is a spacious semi-circular seating area with umbrellas.
Below the foredeck (in the bow) are the two inflatable 24ft/7.32m tenders with cleverly hidden
(recessed) boat crane. Stairs lead down to the lower guest accommodation and moving aft
are four double guest staterooms (approx. 410ft²/38m² each). Aft of the guest cabins is a
library (to starboard) with desk and twin ladies day heads (to port). The central lobby gives
access up to the Owner’s deck and below to the lower guest accommodation.
Passing through the central lobby area is the main saloon (approx. 1,940ft²/180m²) which is
divided into two areas:
The dining salon is forward with a large oval table capable of seating up to 26 guests. Stairs
on either side lead up to the overhead balcony. Aft is the main saloon which includes a full wet
bar to starboard, mini-grand piano and dance floor to port and a spacious seating area with
sofas and coffee tables. Through the aft doors is the aft deck exterior dining area with two
circular dining table and chairs. Twin stairways lead below to the aft boarding deck with
Upper Lower Deck:
Forward are the two children’s cabins with bunk beds and shower room’s ensuite. Four
additional guest cabins are located here with convertible double/twin berths and ensuite
facilities. At the aft end of this corridor are the Chief Officer’s double cabins (to starboard)
and the guests’ beauty salon (to port). In the main lobby area (to port) there is a side
entrance/beach platform for easy access to the water and for boarding the ship’s tenders. An
accommodation ladder also serves this platform from the main deck level. The entire aft
section is dedicated to crew accommodation, crew lounge and the main galley with access
below to the machinery spaces.
Forward is the impressive gymnasium and spar area including a 10-person Jacuzzi, sauna,
exercise equipment, changing rooms and shower together with a small bar and seating area.
Aft of this are also located: the laundry and workshop/hobby room for the crew, suitcase
storage, the engine room, generator room, storage rooms, freezer and refrigerator
SHERAKHAN was originally built in 1965 as a training ship for the Dutch Navy at the Vuyk &
Zonen shipyard, Holland. She was purchased by her present Owner in 2002 and, since then
(until early 2005); she underwent a complete rebuild with virtually everything onboard being
replaced with new.
Completely refaired and painted in 2008.
SHERAKHAN has been constructed, in many ways, with charter in mind, although any
discerning Owner will appreciate the finer attention to detail and solid seaworthy construction
that gives the distinction of a true ocean going ship that is ideally suited for any purpose or
Imagination, style, individualism, flare, unique, robust….. are just some of the words that are
being used to describe her and her Owners’ vision and it is the finished article that will be sure
to impress all who sail in her or come into close proximity with her in the oceans, bays, marinas
and anchorages during her travels.
Double cabin with ensuite shower room and Jacuzzi and 1 convertible study with pull down
1x VIP cabin with bathrooms ensuite
4x Double cabins with bathrooms ensuite
2x Double cabins (convertible into twins) with bathrooms ensuite
2x Twin cabins with bathroom ensuite
2x Twin children's bunk bed cabins with shower's room ensuite
Captain’s double cabin with shower room ensuite
Chief Officer’s double cabin with shower room ensuite
6x Twin cabins sharing 4 x ensuite shower rooms
2x Single cabins sharing 2 x ensuite shower rooms
1x Four persons cabin with shared bathroom ensuite
ENGINES: 1 x CAT 1,380HP
ENGINE MODEL: 3512 B DI-TA
ENGINE HOURS: 17,425hrs (1-Jun-2013)
PROPULSION: PROP SHAFT
GEARBOXES: REINTJES type WAF 762 with 7.09:1
reduction for 226rpm running
STEERING: 8.35”/21.2cm diameter oil-bath
conventional type propeller shaft with
automatic shaft greasing system
SCHAFFRAN special propeller
STABILIZERS: Koop Nautic SEAROC type 4080
GENERATORS: - 2x 310Kw SCANIA type DI 1245M
motors with Stamford generators type
HCM 534E producing 363Kva,
230v/400v AC, 50Hz
-1x 110Kw SISU type 620 DSRMG
motor with Stamford generator type
UCM 274 F producing 128Kva,
230v/400v AC, 50Hz
-1x 93.5Kw KROMHOUT 6TS 117
motor with EMF DORT generator
GENERATOR HOURS: Generator 1: 32276
Generator 2: 32496
Harbour Generator: 6581
Emergency Generator: 38
ELECTRICITY: 230v/400v AC, 50Hz with 24v DC
SHORE POWER: 400v AC, 3-phase, 63 Amp
2 fused shore connections
BATTERIES: 24v DC battery supply for hotel
services, emergency lighting,
emergency radio back up, etc.
2 x Carrier 30Hz type W091 with complete new air ventilation and air-conditioning system
(1,650,000 BTU) with fan coils throughout
STEERING SYSTEM: Electric/Hydraulic system with wheel and push button tiller system.
Emergency tiller and Stork JAFFA 2 rams.
RUDDER ANGLE INDICATOR: FURUNO type DR-76.
BOW THRUSTER: 147Hp (110Kw) VAN WIJK with 35.5”/90cm diametre.
STERN THRUSTER: 147Hp (110Kw)) VAN WIJK with 35.5”/90cm diametre.
FUEL SEPARATOR: Separ filters type 2000/05 MU (heating), type 2000/10 and filters MU
(generators) and type 2000/40 (main engines).
OIL/WATER SEPARATOR: Rwo Skit S with 1,000 litres (265 US gallons) per hour capacity.
FIRE/BILGE PUMP: 3 x Houttuin type 651.080/1 with 40,000 litres (10,670 US gallons) per hour capacity each.
BUILDER: Vuyk en Zonen, Holland
LOA: 69.65m/228' 6"
BEAM: 12m/39' 6"
DRAFT: 4.51m/14' 9"
CLASSIFICATION: Bureau Veritas, Dutch Shipping
GROSS TONS: 1945 Tons
NET TONS: 583 Tons
DISPLACEMENT: 1890 tons
DESIGNER: KMC & KHMB Enkhuizen
HULL COLOUR: Grey
CRUISE SPEED: 12 Knots (approx)
MAXIMUM SPEED: 13 Knots (approx)
RANGE: 3500 nm (approx)
FUEL CAPACITY: 128,000 lt
WATER CAPACITY: 177,000 lt
FUEL CONSUMPTION: 360 l/hr @ 10 knots
Steel hull, aluminium superstructure Heavy displacement, round bilged, canoe stern
construction with flared bow and deep bilge keel. Built in steel grade A with transfer framing.
7 x watertight sections by 6 x bulkheads. One steel balance rudder.