60ft Zanzibar Dhow Yacht
Zanzibar Mafia Pemba
60ft Zanzibar Dhow Yacht
Our a 60ft’ (18 metre) traditional Dhow, now located in Zanzibar, Tanzania was converted in Germany into an ocean sailing yacht capable of major ocean crossings. Upon completion of her refit, she sailed around the world until she arrived in Tanzania where she is now permanently based.Her major refit included many new comforts and modern safety and navigation equipment being added to her.
Although she now provides modern comfort and electronics for a safe cruising, she retains the traditional Dhow design as well as the Lateen sail.
She arguable the most beautifully Dhow in East Africa, set up day and live aboard excursions
Traditional Dhow deck converted to teak decking with inlay, raised cabin ceilings, central covered cockpit, two-helm steering, upper sun deck, large aft double cabin with couch, large fore twin/double cabin, two separate heads and showers, lower deck lounge and galley.
2 x double/twin cabins
Freshwater (hot and cold)
2 showers with hot/cold water.
2 x Electric toilets and freshwater sinks.
Galley with gas cooker and oven,
3 x fridge/freezers.
Flat screen TV and sound system.
Outdoor sound system.
Ample seating on sun deck for up to 6 - 8 guests
Couches in inner saloon
Various sun beds and loungers arranged throughout the boat.
Power: 12V, 24V, 220V power generated by solar and wind.
Charter Prices from
per yacht per night
7 Nights | USD 4375per person (based on 4 paying guests)
5 Nights | USD 3125 per person (based on 4 paying guests)
3 Nights | USD 1875 per person (based on 4 paying guests)
1 Jan - 31 Dec 2022
Length: 60 FT
Beam: 15 FT
Engines: 220 HP Inboard
Overnight Guests: up to 4 guests in 2 double/twin cabins
Activities: Snorkelling, Kayak, Stand up Paddle board
Scuba Diving (additional cost)
Stereo Music system
Full Safety Gear
Electronics: Raymarine GPS Map with Radar and CHIRP, Downvision Fish Finder, Icom VHF Radio Base Station (25W), Hydraulic Steering with Raymarine Autopilot, Navigation Lights, Icom VHF Submersible Hand-Held Radios (5W)
Stand Up Paddle Boards
Use of the yacht with all on board water sports equipment
Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner and all Snacks
Drinking Water and Soft Drinks,
Local Beers, selected house wines (specially requested Premium drinks will be charged for separately);
Bedding and Towels.
Water Sports - Fishing Gear, Snorkelling (Mask, Fins And Snorkel), Kayak and Stand up Paddle board
Fuel For Main Yacht and Tenders
Visas, travel and medical insurance
National / marine parks and reserve fees (if applicable)
All items of a personal nature
Alcohol and specially requested Premium Imported drinks
Optional off yacht activities and fees
All items not specified as included
BEST TIME TO GO
Zanzibar/ Pemba Archipelago
Mid Dec to End Feb - Best charter areas N Zanzibar and Pemba Archipelago west coast and south.
March April calm with flat seas and hot. Cruising everywhere is fantastic
- May calm seas but usually some rain about. Still not a bad time to be cruising as cool with calm seas.
June through to end Sept - Best charter areas Pemba North and West Coast.
Oct through to mid Dec. Fantastic time, calm seas, good fishing, hot and cruising all areas is fantastic
The best times to cruise Mafia is March through to July & Oct through to mid Dec.
Aug, Sept, late Dec, Jan and Feb the wind can blow, but if guests can handle this, then its fine.
HOW TO GET THERE
International Flight direct to Stone Town (Zanzibar Island)
Meet and greet at the airport
Road Transfer to your hotel or resort if you have pre-charter nights booked, or directly to Nungwi or to Stone Town beach front to meet crew and transfer by dingy to yacht.