The new Oyster 125 by Dubois, Twilight was designed with two specific design requests from an experienced owner who has built more than a thousand yachts, make it fast and comfortable. Dubios certainly exceeded the brief in this luxurious and powerful high performance Superyacht.
Twilight's Rhoades Young interior affords a 360 degree panoramic view from her upper deck saloon in air conditioned luxury and is an ideal place for more formal dinner at her fabulous ten seat inlaid wood dining table, while her aft cockpit with seating for ten and aft deck couches offer sumptuous alfresco dinning and sunbathing. Unique to Oyster is her Flybridge, also with seating for ten combined with a table and drinks fridge the flybridge area offers spectacular views from high above the water and is the ideal spot to enjoy the sailing or relax with a cocktail and watch the sunset.
This exceptional Oyster offers accommodation for eights guests in four luxurious en-suite cabins. The full width master stateroom is complete with a king size bed, sofa, large viewing ports two full length closets and a writing desk. The en-suite bathroom has a large shower and toilet equipped with his and her sinks.
There are two double cabins with queen size beds which may also be divided on request to make singles, they are equipped with sofas, ample closet space and private ensuite bathrooms.
The fourth guest cabin offers two full singles and a ensuite bathroom and shower.
All cabins have large screen televisions, DVD players and stereos with ipod docks. The upper saloon has a large 3D television with theatre sound system and ipod dock. The lower saloon has large screen TV with ipod dock. The Flybridge is equipped with stereo and ipod dock as is the lower cockpit.
Twilight is built to Lloyds 100A and fully MCA compliant for commercial operation in all oceans combined with a very experienced and highly qualified crew to insure your safety.
Kathy was brought up in South Africa and learned to sail at a very early age She is proud to be one of the few female super-yacht captains. Kathy’s father has been a huge influence in her life. He has always had a passion for sailing and this has been passed on to her. Her father had sailing yachts when they lived in Cape Town and then smaller ones on the Vaal dam in Johannesburg, so Kathy has always been around yachts while growing up. After completing her qualifications, she spent several years restoring boats and doing yacht deliveries in her spare time. This was while she was a fulltime scuba diving instructor. She soon realized that sailing was her first love and sought to make it a profession. For the last nine years, she has been running a 36-meter classic ketch Tiziana, which is fully chartered and is now looking forward to newer and more exciting times on board S/Y Twilight. Kathy and her enthusiastic team are very hands-on and together they will make your experience on Twilight an unforgettable one.
Having worked in some of the finest locations from the UK to Cape Town, this fun loving South African Chef is bound to impress both with his food and hospitality. Chef Jéan cooks contemporary Med cuisine with influences from his travels all over the world as well as some touches of local South African flavor.
Having been a sole yacht chef for over 4 years, he still fuels his avid love for travel and dedicates himself to exploring a new world and fulfilling every opportunity opened to him in the Yachting Industry. With the main focus on improving his skills and chef repertoire, one can never know too much and has to always be open to learn.
When he is not busy in the galley you'll most likely find him with a fishing rod in hand or behind the lens of his camera. If you are lucky and hook into some big Tuna or Mahi Mahi, he will give you a crash course of landing, cleaning and cooking that beautiful fresh fish on the spot.
Chef Jéan looks forward to guiding you through the best possible food experience while onboard S/Y Twilight.
After growing up in New York City, Chris studied film and television in Savannah, Georgia where she produced award-winning documentaries and short films that took her to the Boston Film Festival and to Sundance. In Savannah she followed her other passion, horseback riding, where she trained at prestigious stables for international show jumping. While it is not always so easy, Chris manages to find time for horseback riding in most ports. Her love of adventure found her pursuing the yachting industry. In a relatively short time period, Chris has clocked up over 30,000 nm including 7 Atlantic crossings.
The service side of the yachting industry comes naturally to Chris who is a self-proclaimed extrovert. She supported herself through University by working in fine dining establishments in Savannah and New York City. Ask Chris to make her special Manhattan or Cosmopolitan Cocktail and you won’t be disappointed. During her time off, Chris travelled to Thailand to train as a certified Ashtanga yoga instructor. Yoga keeps her grounded while sailing the world. Chris looks forward to greeting you and helping you relax while on board Twilight
Alexandria was brought up on the gulf coast of south florida. Surrounded by the waters of Sanibel Island, is where she quickly adapted a passion for the outdoors. Eighteen years later, she ventured over to the east coast of florida in search of something more. There she studied at Broward College, before realizing the yachting industry was in her minds sight. Some of her passions include permaculture, fishing, beekeeping, and sustainable design. She hopes that one day, her hospitality experience gained in the yachting industry will allow her to build a luxurious villa for others to enjoy.
Sean was born and raised in Rome, to Irish parents. He attended an International School in Rome where his love for languages was encouraged and thus is fluent in English, Italian and French. Having grown up in an International environment, Sean can relate to many different cultures and feels at home engaging with all.
Upon finishing school, Sean went to university in England at Sussex University, to read International Relations and French, which included spending a year abroad in Bordeaux at one of the top Political Science universities.
Sean is also a very keen sportsman and musician having competed in various competitions for Tennis in both Italy and Ireland at regional level, and has performed in various groups at school and University playing percussion and drums.
Sean’s experience on board stems from his sailing background as a teenager sailing lasers and catamarans on a lake outside Rome. Sean has worked on some of the most prestigious yachts in the world, from the three masted Schooner Adix to the record breaking Windrose of Amsterdam. He has also chartered extensively throughout the Caribbean and Mediterranean.
Sean forms strong working relationships with others, taking initiative when necessary and does all he can to ensure a job is done well. He has a great deal of positive energy and firmly believes in embracing life to the fullest making the most of every opportunity.
Wayne was born and raised in Pretoria, South Africa. He grew up loving anything water related and was an avid water skier from a very young age. He studied at the University of Pretoria where he received his BiS degree in Multimedia followed by a year and half in the related industry but there was always something missing in his life. He wanted to follow his dreams of seeing and exploring the world. He sold all his possessions and spent his savings to get started in yachting. After a couple of months he made his way to the Caribbean on a small 46ft yacht that left Cape Town in 2009. It was from there where he got his first job on a luxury sail yacht and has never looked back. Wayne likes scuba diving, wakeboarding, snorkeling, hiking and a new passion discovered in California, snowboarding. He loves tinkering and always on top of new gadgets that comes out in the market