Vivierae yacht with small boat beside


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M/Y Vivierae


  • Vivierae outdoor eating area
  • Vivierae indoor lounge area
  • Vivierae bedroom with mirror
  • Vivierae bedroom with brown cabinetry
  • Vivierae captains navigation room
  • Vivierae indoor lounge area with outdoor deck
  • Vivierae outdoor top deck with hot tub
  • Vivierae outdoor eating area with white wine
  • Vivierae lounge area


Type: Motor Yacht
Model: Custom
Builder: Nordhavn
Year Built: 2008
Year Refit: 2014
Length: 85ft, 26.2m
Beam: 23 ft. (7.3 m)
Draft: 8'10 ft. (2.7 m)
Engine: 2x L1276 Lugger
Cruising Speed: 8 Knots
Maximum Speed: 11 Knots
Flag: Marshall Islands
Crew: 4


Guest Capacity: 8
Total Suites: 4
Master Suite: 1
Vip Stateroom: 2
Twin Cabin: 1
Additional Features:

Master: On Deck, full beam king stateroom with spacious “his and hers” bathrooms. ‘His’ with a shower & ‘Hers’ with a steam shower, each with their own head & basin / vanity. Entertainment center with 42“ plasma TV/DVD/individual satellite receiver and Surround Sound

Guest Stateroom below decks to starboard: King stateroom (which can convert to twin beds), with ensuite bathroom with a shower. Entertainment center with 19“ plasma TV/DVD and Surround Sound.

Guest Stateroom below decks to port: King stateroom (can convert to twin beds), with en-suite bathroom with bathtub / shower. Entertainment center with 19“ plasma TV/DVD and Surround Sound.

Guest Twin Stateroom available for children or staff with ensuite bathroom with shower. Entertainment center with 19“ plasma TV/DVD and Surround Sound.

Amenities & Entertainment

Alfresco Dining:
Indoor Dining:
Seating Saloon:
Saloon Tv:
Crew Cabins:
Deck Shower:
Swim Ladder:
Sun Awnings:
Sun Beds:
Underwater Lights:
Jacuzzi Deck:
Satellite Dish:
Ac Cabins:
Tv Dvd Cabins:
Led Lights Cabins:
Hairdryer Cabins:
Additional Features:
  • CD/DVD Library
  • Games console
  • Cell phone, Fax, Satellite Phone

Water Toys

Joker Boat: 1 - 15ft / 4.80m 70hp Zodiac, 41ft / 12.70m 1050hp Hydrasport
Fishing Equipment: Yes - light
Snorkelling Equipment: Yes
Water Ski: 1
Kayak: Multiple
Additional Features:
  • Multiple paddleboards
  • Multiple seabobs
  • Tube – towable
  • Wakeboard
  • Wave runner (sitdown)
  • Exercise Equipment

Crew Profiles

Gareth Schwegman

Gareth’s keen love of the ocean and first class seamanship skills were honed in his native South Africa on family sailing excursions off the coast of Durban and Mozambique. His father’s sailing school which specializes in mega yacht crew training also played a huge role in Gareth’s decision to join the yachting industry and obtain his captain’s license. Gareth’s yachting career began in 2002, doing freelance work during his year end breaks while studying Electronic Engineering. Since then Gareth has crewed and run charter yachts throughout the Caribbean as well as Mexico, Canada, the west and east coast of the USA including Alaska and New England.

Caroline Schwegman

Caroline is from Durban South Africa. Her love for the sun and sea began at a young age and has culminated in a career in yachting. Caroline began her yachting career as a stewardess, during which time she was able to work with and learn from some of the best chef’s in the industry and it was during these early years that she developed a passion for cooking. Since then she has attended some of Americas top culinary schools honing her cooking skills to what they are today. Caroline looks forward to providing charter guests with delectable fine gourmet meals and will provide each guest with customized food preferences and the dining experiences they will remember long after the charter has ended. Her caring and professional service will make your time aboard VivieRae unique and unforgettable.

Michael Willson
First Mate

Michael’s passion for scuba diving began off the coast of Mozambique where he spent many summers discovering the untouched reefs surrounding the Archipelago. He continued to feed his appetite for diving by exploring different spots around South Africa and Thailand. His keen interest in ecology resulted in an honors degree in Environmental Science from a top South African university. After two years of working as a consultant in his field of study, Michael decided to put his love and knowledge of the ocean to more practical use by joining the yachting industry. His knowledge of the natural world and his boating background ensures a safe and memorable charter.

Teri Smith

Having grown up on a farm in Zimbabwe, Teri Smith spent most of her free time fresh water fishing on Lake Kariba, but her adult life brought her closer to the ocean where she discovered a love for scuba diving and the ocean in general. Her wanderlust took her to dive spots all over South Africa, Mozambique and Thailand. Teri completed a degree in Organizational Psychology after which she entered into a career in the hospitality and events industry managing high profile corporate sponsorships. Her people skills, creativity and competence in client hospitality ensure that Teri will offer a friendly and tailored service to meet your every need.