Pura Vida


Specifications

Yacht Length: 99 Feet

Crew Size: 4

Yacht Passengers: 8

Cabins: 4

King: 1

Queen: 1

Twin: 2


About this Yacht

MASTER STATEROOM: Midships lower deck. Full beam stateroom with walk-around king bed, reading lights, vanity and settee. The ensuite features a spacious shower with rain shower head plus hand wand, bench seat, twin sinks, heated towel rails, head, and closet. The entertainment system features surround sound, DirectTV with individual satellite receiver, and iPod docking station. Port holes in the master stateroom as well as his-and-her en-suite create abundant natural light if desired.
VIP QUEEN STATEROOM: Lower deck, forward: Walk-around queen bed. The en-suite features a stall shower with rain shower head plus hand wand, bench seat, heated towel rail, head, and sink. The entertainment system features DirectTV and iPod docking station.
TWIN GUEST STATEROOM: Twin beds. The en-suite features a stall shower including hand wand and bench seat, heated towel rail, head, and sink. The entertainment system features DirectTV and iPod docking station.
TWIN GUEST STATEROOM: Twin beds. The en-suite features a stall shower including hand wand and bench seat, heated towel rail, head, and sink. The entertainment system features DirectTV and iPod docking station.
All staterooms include individual satellite receivers, individual climate control, robes, hairdryers, and Molton Brown luxury bath products.

Call us or email us for more information about Pura Vida. You can reach our office at 1.941.914.1187 or Email Us. We’ll find a charter that fits your style, budget, and interests.

Crew Info:

Captain - Philip Hopson 31,
Language spoken: English

Philip is from the seafaring town of Liverpool, England. His maritime career started at the age of 13, when he started working every weekend and holidays on a local Tallship. Aged 17 he went to maritime school in the UK and graduated with distinction, then began on Super Yachts in 2008. Since then, he has worked all over the world on a variety of yachts, crossing the Atlantic and Indian oceans. He holds a Master Commercial Yachts Unlimited range 500GT License.
Recently Philip has worked as Captain on SY Midori, MY Golden Eagle, SY OceanStriver and MY Lionshare – as well as many years on MY Lionshare as first officer, a position he was promoted to at the age of 20. He has also served as engineer on the 40m Schooner SY Naema.
Onboard he enjoys giving guests the absolute best cruising experience possible, through visiting interesting destinations, providing excellent hospitality onboard and a wide array of activities on and in the water!
In his spare time, Philip enjoys travelling, being outdoors, and as well as having a passion for food - keeping fit; running and working out as much as possible.



Chief Steward - Ryan Bergstrom, 28
Language spoken: English

Ryan grew up on the shores of one of the world’s largest lakes, Lake Michigan. He has grown accustom to feeling most at home on or by the water. He has lived on the coast on the Pacific Ocean in California, Atlantic Ocean in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Florida; and has also lived in the South of France, in the Mediterranean. Sailing with his family as a child was his first brush with yachting, however living in Florida and being surrounded by superyachts convinced him to make the switch from land-based hospitality to yachting. Before yachting, Ryan curated an art gallery (whilst studying developmental psychology in Boston), has run service and hospitality at fine dining events around the world. Prior to MY Pura Vida he has worked on a variety of yachts from 24-116m in length including been sole stew on MY Enterprise & SY Midori and sole stew/chef onboard MY Match.
Being one of seven siblings, Ryan is great at helping take care of guests of all ages and loves helping guests to enjoy the fantastic array of watersports toys which are available on MY Pura Vida. When Ryan is not working, you will find him on the beach with friends, sailing or practicing yoga.



Mate – Charlotte, 30
Language spoken: English

Charlotte grew up in a small village outside Chester, England. Living on a peninsula developed her passion for the ocean, along with her love of traveling – the yachting industry is a perfect fit! 5 years ago she made a base in the South of France, truly embracing the Mediterranean lifestyle. Charlotte’s first job in yachting was aboard MY DB9, a 170 Palmer Johnson, itching to see more of the world she then went onto join the 216 MY Invictus where she gained over 150,000 miles! Before joining Pura Vida, Charlotte worked aboard MY Zulu, a 115 Sunseeker. Her position as Mate perfectly combines her array of skills, knowledge and passion for people, giving guests a truly special experience. Warm hearted and extremely likable, Charlotte is a natural at making people smile and feel welcomed into the Pura Vida family that they want to stay longer! In her downtime you can find her chatting to locals, sampling the local cuisines or more often, out on the water!



Chef – Cara Trubenbach
Language spoken: English, German, Dutch

Cara, hails from Namibia; Africa. She has been in the yachting industry for several years now. She started as a stewardess, working on a variety of yachts, before realized that she had a passion and talent in the culinary arts. She studied at Ashburton cookery school in the UK and gained her culinary diploma in 2019.
Cara specializes in Asian Fusion, Mediterranean and French cuisine. Having cruised in both Mediterranean and Caribbean waters, she is well used to creating locally inspired dishes from both sides of the pond.

She is confident in adapting her abilities to everyone needs and ensures an enjoyable culinary experience for the guests. Outside of yachting, Cara loves the countryside, enjoying hiking and skiing.