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Luxury Motor Yacht ARIADNE


Luxury motor yacht ARIADNE is unlike most others. Much like the Greek goddess she is named after, ARIADNE is reminiscent of the glory and a time nearly forgotten…

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Ariadne and the Newport Charter Show in June 2019.

What is in a Name?

Ariadne is a motor yacht, unlike most others. Much like the Greek goddess she is named after, Ariadne is reminiscent of the glory and time nearly forgotten. The 124 foot (37.8 meters) was built in 1978 and refitted in 2018. She is the true definition of a classy, luxury motor yacht.

According to Chief Stew, Amanda Weyers, the owner wanted to create an experience reminiscent of the old, luxury cruise liners that he used to travel on when he was a child. In fact, the Ariadne was the name of the first cruise liner he traveled on.

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The dining room offers a luxurious experience from times past.

A Timeless Experience

“It’s not your standard yacht,” Amanda said. “It’s more like an elegant home,” she continued. The interior is Art Deco, with a modern flare. According to Amanda, the owner wanted to capture a “timeless elegance,” with her interior design.

The owner sIt seems every aspect of the experience has been thought out thoroughly by the owner, down to entrusting the crew to use his Grandma’s linens for dinner service and even the hand towels have her initials on them. “He really enjoys the finer touches,” Amanda said.

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An old dinner menu from a cruise liner.

ARIADNE Where Old Meets New

There are even original menus from old cruise liners in the dining room, from which the chef and crew are planning on recreating a few dishes for guests. There is even a dinner bell to summon guests, as well as gold, Art Deco cocktail cart for aperitif drinks. Guests enjoy dressing up for dinner to fully partake in the luxury experience of times past. “It should be a memorable experience,” said Amanda.

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The glass relief of Greek goddess Ariadne.

The living room is cozy with its gorgeous paneling and a glass relief of the Greek goddess Ariadne perfectly illuminated with backlighting.

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The main salon onboard Ariadne.

The rooms are just as luxurious with cloth wallpaper and perfectly varnished woodwork. The bathrooms are impeccably grandiose but not is a bad way. Each bathroom has a color-coded (they match the wallpaper) BVLGARI shampoo, soap, and conditioner set. Now that’s luxurious!

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The master room onboard Ariadne.

The aft deck is a great spot for enjoying meals when it is nice out. The second-story deck not only offers the perfect space for sunbathing, but there is also a good-sized Jacuzzi for anyone looking to relax after some water sports.

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There is plenty to enjoy on the second level deck.

There is also an additional bar here as well as a barbecue and an additional dining area.

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The Crew

Kaitlyn is the second stew, sometimes chef and deckhand. She basically can do it all. She is extremely warm and in a very genuine way. Both Amanda and Kaitlyn are extremely knowledgeable about the boat and its history. Their can-do attitude is contagious and they are a pleasure to be around.

Ariadne includes all the typical watersport toys including kayaks, SUPs, and snorkeling equipment. You may also arrange diving excursions.

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The rooms onboard Ariadne are comfortable and luxurious, but not ostentatious.

Ariadne is available for charter in the Northeast for the summer of 2019 and then will return to Florida for the winter season, where she will be available for charters in the Bahamas and surrounding areas.

For more on motor yacht ARIADNE, Contact Luxury Yacht Charters a division of CKIM Group at 321-777-1707

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