Sail Trimming High Aspect Malolo Island, Fiji Main Salon of High Aspect Sandy Beach on Malolo, Fiji
Luxury Yacht Charters in the Fiji Islands

Overview

Welcome to High Aspect - Fiji Islands Charter

Full sail on a close reach

High Aspect, designed as a blue water, luxury crewed charter yacht for up to eight guest and at 21.7m length is spacious below and on deck and makes the perfect platform to explore the many islands in Fiji.

Masterfully designed by Huntingford she combines a blend of sleek hull lines for superior sailing performance with a traditional teak interior providing four double cabins each with en-suite facilities, showers, overhead hatches and port lights for natural ventilation or full air conditioning.

Relax before dinner in the cosy bar area which also features a comprehensive selection of entertainments to cater for all your tastes. From a well-stocked bar, LCD TV and vast DVD library, radio and CD system, board games; choose your perfect apres-waterski.

Yacht Facilities

Aft cabin
Watersports

High Aspect has an unusually large centre cockpit seating 8 charter guests for dining and protected by a full bimini giving ample shade from the sun. It is the centre of operations and gathering point morning till evening for all activities.

A range of modern sports equipment allows guests to enjoy:

  • Water-skiing, mono and dual
  • Deep sea and fly fishing
  • Snorkeling with full sets
  • 2 man canoe
  • Diving with 5 sets of STAB jackets and DV’s plus tanks recharged onboard

The swim platform, lowering from the lazerette, gives great access for swimmers and snorkelers alike while the yachts 4 meter tender with 60HP outboard provides sports transport to the reef, beach and dive site or just explore with the 2 man canoe.

Explore Fiji in Style

Overlooking Kuata Island with the main Island of Fiji - Viti Levu in the distance

With so many islands and bays to explore the best way is by full service charter yacht, a new destination every day, plan your holiday as you go. High Aspect has been fitted out as an expedition yacht giving that essential autonomy needed for off the beaten track charters. Fiji has it all, deserted beaches, atolls and lagoons, remote islands, pristine coral, South Pacific islands at its best.

The best thing about Fiji its not worn out

Wessel and Daphne

The Yacht

Designed primarily as a charter yacht for up to 8 persons plus crew High Aspect is the ideal mothership for extended cruising and exploration The masterful design employs a raised deck and raised sole for all round views whilst below all styled in traditional teak and cherry woods.

With both overhead hatches and port lights in each compartment she is airy and bright below. Arguably she has the largest cockpit of any boat her size accommodating 8 for evening dinner and the cockpit is always the central point on any trip.

Salon

Main Salon

Seating for 8 to port, and cocktail bar plus seating to starboard. The music centre has a wide range of CD's and the LCD TV has a large DVD library, books and games.

Forward Cabins

Forward Cabins

Forward are 2 double cabin each ensuite with toilet and vanity basin plus a large shared shower. Overhead hatch and port lights provide plenty of fresh breeze. Hanging locker and plenty of stowage in drawers and cupboards.

Aft Cabins

Aft Cabins

Two double cabins each with ensuite facilities of their own bathroom. The overhead hatch and port lights provide plenty of ventilation and a view over the ocean.

Hanging locker, drawers & cupboards all fashioned in traditional teak for a warm and soft feeling.

Aft Bathroom

Aft Bathroom

The bathroom for each aft cabin has a shower, toilet and vanity basin supplied with hot and cold water plus plenty of cupboards for personal effects.

Cockpit

Cockpit set for Lunch

Covered by day and night the bimini provides protection from the sun (or occasional rain shower) but with an ocean view. Seating 8 around the cockpit table for both formal and al fresco dining.

The lazerette with its drop down transom and swim ladder makes boarding easy after a cooling dip.

Third time aboard High Aspect – the Jones Team does it again – wonderful experience in a great part of the world. Thank you for making it sooo special.

Bob Stevens Idaho

International Yachts "High Aspect"

Designed by Huntingford

  • Forward Double Cabins

    Teak paneled, double berth cabins with en-suite heads, and a large shared shower. Generous locker space, and own air-conditioning climate control for extra comfort.

  • Main Salon

    Luxuriously appointed salon with bar, television, stereo music centre, DVD library, books and board games.

  • Dining Area

    Seating for eight for more formal dining.

  • Galley

    Fully equipped with gas and electric oven, microwave, coffee maker, blender, ice cream maker, kettle, toaster, washer/dryer, dual freezer, dual fridge and salad chiller.

  • Electronics & Navigation Station

  • Crew’s Quarters

    Totally self-contained with separate facilities / Central engine room and equipment space.

  • Aft Double Cabins

    Just down the passageway, each aft double has all the features of the forward berths and the added benefit of en-suite shower facilities.

  • Cockpit

    Aft cockpit with swim steps Drop-down transom and ladder is the fully equipped diver's entrance, or the swim and snorkeling platform. Fully enclosed bimini seating for 8 for dinner, or 12 for cocktail parties and moonlit evening buffets.

Forward Double Cabins

Teak paneled, double berth cabins with en-suite heads, and a large shared shower. Generous locker space, and own air-conditioning climate control for extra comfort.

Forward Double Cabins

Main Salon & Dining Area

Luxuriously appointed salon with bar, television, stereo music centre, DVD library, books and board games. eating for eight for more formal dining.

Forward Double Cabins

Galley & Electronics & Navigation Station

Fully equipped with gas and electric oven, microwave, coffee maker, blender, ice cream maker, kettle, toaster, washer/dryer, dual freezer, dual fridge and salad chiller.

Totally self-contained with separate facilities / Central engine room and equipment space.

Forward Double Cabins

Crew’s Quarters

Totally self-contained with separate facilities / Central engine room and equipment space.

Forward Double Cabins

Aft Double Cabins

Just down the passageway, each aft double has all the features of the forward berths and the added benefit of en-suite shower facilities.

Forward Double Cabins

Cockpit

Aft cockpit with swim steps Drop-down transom and ladder is the fully equipped diver's entrance, or the swim and snorkeling platform. Fully enclosed bimini seating for 8 for dinner, or 12 for cocktail parties and moonlit evening buffets.

Forward Double Cabins

Technical Specification

LOA 71ft 4in
LWL 58ft 6in
Beam 17ft 4in
Draft 4ft 11in - 10ft 6in
Displacement 823001b
Hull Airex core GRP
Engine 6-cylinder 130hp diesel
Fuel 645 gals US
Range 2500 miles
Sail area 1024 square feet
Water 1008 gals US

Navigation

Wind speed, log and depth
Radar
SSB radio
VHF radio
GSM mobile phone
Satellite Phone
Email and Internet
Satellite Navigation GPS
Chartplotter
Weatherfax
Autopilot

Equipment

Reverse-cycle air-conditioning throughout, with climate controls
600 gallons per day water maker
11.5kW generator
2kW inverter
22cu ft fridge/freezer
Dual ovens
Microwave
Fully equipped galley

Water sport Facilities

Water-skiing: behind the yacht's 4.0m tender, mono or dual, instruction available
Snorkeling: complete sets of equipment
Diving: five complete sets of diving gear and compressor
Game fishing: deep sea fishing gear available
Fly Fishing: a speciality of the yacht
2 man inflatable canoe
Island exploration: 4.0m Tender with 60hp

Example Itineraries

There are so many permutations on which islands and places to visit and it is all dependant on how much time you have available. Here are some popular itineraries.

Traditional Fiji Village

5 Day Mamanuca

With short sails of between 2 and 4 hours between locations this is the ideal itinerary to maximize your ‘Fiji’ time and see the best the Mamanuca’s have to offer:

  • Malolo – crystal waters, great snorkeling with boutique resorts ashore. Visit the sand bar.
  • Robinson Crusoe Island – tucked in behind the fringing reef it is an idyllic spot
  • Castaway – surrounded by a coral reef this lagoon and island have great swimming and snorkeling
  • Manu – a small atoll island with calm and clear waters and palm fringed beaches
  • Navadra – 2 uninhabited islands joined by a sand bar and stunning scenery above and below the water

7 Day Mamanuca and Southern Yasawa

Clear Waters and Reefs of the Yasawa Group

Adding 2 more days to the 5 day itinerary and the Southern Yasawa’s may be explored as well.

  • Drawaqa and Naviti Island – snorkel the channel in between with the manta rays and schools of reef fish, striking scenery and beaches all along these islands
  • Blue Lagoon – the famous film of the same name was made here and it is the pinnacle of any trip to Yasawa. The best beaches, snorkeling and scenery available
  • Change the islands or route to spend more time at your favourite location.
The Famous ‘Blue Lagoon’

10 Day Itinerary

Combining the best of the 5 and 7 day cruises and adding the famous Sewa-I Lau limestone caves plus ‘Frazer Bay’ and Nacula Island yields the best experience of the area. Visit local villages and meet the Chief, snorkel in the marine reserves, walk on deserted beaches and sail past dramatic landscape all along this island chain.

Click to read the full 10 Day Fiji Itinerary

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14 Days or Longer

Map of NW Fiji Islands

By combining the Northern Shore of Viti Levu with its atolls and coral islands up to Rakiraki and the coral rich Nananu Islands together with the 10 Day Itinerary you get to see as much as possible and why not make your own itinerary based on your personal preferences.

Sailing your own yacht in the world’s best locations is an experience like no other. A different bay and a new view every day, each more perfect than the last.

Julie & Andy, Stocksbridge

Rates

High Aspect's rates are based on MYBA terms.

Monriki Island, Fiji. Location of the Castaway Movie

The charter fee includes charter of the yacht and equipment, crew subsistance, ship's laundry, basic operating consumables, and insurance of the yacht for marine risk and third party liability.

The rates include Fiji local taxes such as VAT and STT

  • Up to 4 Guests - US$21,500 per week
  • 6 Guests - US$23,750 per week
  • 8 Guests - US$26,000 per week

Further days on charter may be calculated at a pro-rata rate.

Additional costs are:

Watersports
  • Food and all beverages at cost price to the yacht.
  • Communications made from the yacht by phone, radio link and email.
  • Island landing fees, port fees, Marine Park fees, if applicable.
  • Fuel for the yacht and its tender.
  • Diving is charged at US$35 per person per dive.

The additional costs vary somewhat dependant on the charter location and activities but a good general estimate may be made by assuming about 10 to 15% of the charter fee.

“The best thing about Fiji! It’s not worn out”

Wessel and Daphne

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