OVERVIEW

Designed by Rob Humphreys, Karibu is a truly luxurious, technically advanced and incredibly powerful sailing superyacht.

This fabulous Oyster 885 looks stunning after an extensive refit in 2022. She has a new hull colour, a new design theme, new sails and standing rigging, a new bar area, and updated entertainment and computer systems throughout.

Offering four spacious ensuite cabins to sleep eight guests, Karibu is designed to be responsive and fast under sail and provides unrivalled luxury and privacy both on deck and down below. A long list of incredible features is guaranteed to enhance your experience onboard.

Features

  • Triple Sea Scape vertical windows
  • Exceptional sailing performance
  • Large inventory of watersport toys
  • Forward lounging area to sunbathe or relax
  • Large folding swim platform

Specification

GUESTS 8 maximum
CREW 4
Summer Amalfi Coast and Sicily
€ 50,000/wk
winter Caribbean
$ 45,000/wk

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Oyster 885 Karibu

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FEATURES

Make yourself comfortable

Memories are waiting to be made onboard this very special sailing yacht.

With four comfortable cabins, Karibu offers the perfect set-up for two families with children or a group of friends or relatives. The interior is comfortable and luxurious, and on deck, you will be treated to a responsive and dynamic sailing experience. Karibu’s swim platform makes diving in a breeze, and a host of water toys will enhance your holiday with SEABOBs, SUPs, snorkelling gear and an inflatable. Your private chef will craft food from any cuisine you desire, in line with any dietary requirements of the guests.  Ample lounging and entertaining areas on deck and down below will allow for plenty of time to relax and escape the world on land. Karibu's dedicated and professional crew of four will ensure you have an unforgettable stay onboard. 

  • TV with satellite channel
  • i-movies
  • DVD player
  • Integrated sound
  • Fully connected with wifi and satellite phone

Watersport Activities

  • New Williams SportJet 435 Tender

  • Selection of water toys including F5S Seabobs, SUPs, Inflatables, Fishing & Snorkeling Gear

  • Foldable bicycles for exploring ashore

  • Lounging and movie area
  • Dining area
  • Swim platform and deck shower
  • iPod docks and surround sound
  • Air conditioning
  • Drinks fridges
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Meet the team

William Dovey karibu
Captain

William Dovey

Will’s passion for sailing took hold at a young age when he first learned the skills in his harbourside hometown of Guernsey in the UK. Years later he hopped onboard the 30m racing sloop Leopard 3 as a deckhand and kicked off his yachting career.

Next, he racked up some serious nautical miles cruising New Zealand, the Pacific, the Caribbean and the Mediterranean. His role as second mate onboard Baltic’s cutting-edge ketch Hetarios took him to far-flung corners of the globe including the Southern Ocean around Cape Horn, and into the Arctic. Shoreside, you can find Will high on a mountain either skiing, climbing, or mountaineering. During an expedition to the Indian Himalayas he climbed to an impressive altitude of almost 7000m.
Melissa Ramm Karibu
Mate

Melissa Ramm

Mel hails from a seaside town on the rugged coast of Northern Ireland. It’s here that her love of the sea began as a family affair; her parents taught her to sail and how to drive power boats.

At 11 years old she moved on to racing small keelboats and discovered a passion she wished to pursue further in life. Since then she’s volunteered with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution and the Sea Cadets UK, completed a Foundational Degree in Operational Yacht Science, became qualified as a Yachtmaster Offshore, and earned her yachting stripes with 2 years and 4 Atlantic crossings as a deckhand on the mighty 62m schooner, SY Athos. Melissa loves being on the water whether it’s sailing, snorkelling or fishing, and on land she enjoys yoga and running.
Sara Lohmaier karibu
Chef

Sara Lohmaier

Born in Germany, Sara moved to South Africa at the age of three, where she spent her childhood on the beach and riding horses. She studied at the Silwood School of Cookery in Cape Town and earned her Grand Diploma.

After graduation, she dabbled in teaching, recipe development, and food styling before she decided to become a private chef. She travelled across Europe and Central America cooking for families in their villas, where she gained in-depth experience in managing various dietary requirements, preferences and menu planning. Three years ago, she launched her yachting career when she joined Motor Yacht Polar Star as Sous Chef. Sara is a firm believer in using only the freshest, seasonal and locally sourced ingredients to create beautiful, unpretentious food that’s full of flavour. She’s also a passionate baker and loves anything to do with the outdoors.

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Available destinations

location Leeward Islands (Antigua, St Martins, St Barts)

This chain of islands sits at the meeting point where the north-eastern Caribbean Sea meets the western Atlantic. Created by volcanic activity at the end of the last Ice Age, the arc of islands stretches southwest, offering an eclectic mix of untouched desert islands with some of the most luxurious holiday destinations in the region.

location Windward Islands (St Vincent and Grenadines)

Named for its Trade winds and ocean currents, the Windwards were the destination of choice for pirates. It is the ideal cruising ground for chilled charters. With calm seas and consistent winds (10-25 knots) cruising is effortless, with line-of-sight passages that make island hopping a joy.

location Virgin Islands

The Virgin Islands are a popular charter destination for people enjoying their first charter and for families. The 50 islands have become one of the most popular sailing grounds, with steady Trade winds, gentle currents and lots of idyllic, sheltered anchorages.

location Amalfi Coast and Sicily
dates June - September 2022

The Amalfi Coast is famed for its stunning natural beauty, sweeping vistas and sophisticated day and nightlife. In contrast, the island of Sicily is steeped in history, with rugged terrain and coastline, peppered with beautiful beaches.

location Corsica and Sardinia
dates June - September 2022

Separated by the narrow Strait of Bonifacio, Corsica and Sardinia sit off the Italian and French coasts. Despite being so close, these islands display a character of their own – one Italian-inspired, the other, French. Both have tranquil bays on rugged coastlines, with beautiful beaches to relax on.

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