VELA is a brand new 50m custom-built Phinisi yacht launched in August 2022. Distinctive and elegant, she combines traditional Indonesian aesthetics with modern style. The yacht was conceived for modern day adventurers and experiential travelers eager to explore the most remote corners of the Indonesian archipelago. Each charter is fully personalized to accommodate the preferences of our guests. From scuba diving with manta rays and hiking among Komodo dragons to sheer relaxation on a secluded beach.
VELA is available for charter year-round in Indonesia. There are three distinct regions where she sails following fair winds: West New Guinea in the Pacific Ocean, Lesser Sunda in the Indian Ocean, and Moluccas in between the two mother oceans.
Available from November to April in West Papua Marine Parks, Indonesia
Itineraries on demand including Abun, Ayau Asia, Dampier Strait, Fam, Kaimana, Kawe, Misool, Sabuda Tartaruga and Raja Ampat Islands
Available from April to October in Lesser Sunda Marine Parks, Indonesia
Itineraries on demand including Alor Pantar, Komodo, Samota, Sape Strait and Solor
VELA sails into Moluccas to reposition in between seasons and has designated itineraries on demand (April and Octobre).
ACCOMMODATION & DECK AREAS
Offering her guests 6 luxurious cabins with capacity for 14 guests, VELA is perfectly suited for families and groups of friends. She is one of the very few phinisis with two master cabins above deck, including a very spacious Owner's Suite on the Bridge Deck, with a private terrace, and a large Master Cabin on the Main Deck.
Each other suite is tastefully appointed with European fabrics by Hermès and Dedar and furnished with locally produced custom teak furniture sourced from sustainable forestry. En-suite bathrooms are cladded with handmade terracotta produced in Ubud, meticulously selected marble, and equipped with Philippe Starck-designed fittings.
VELA's guests may sip a cocktail in the spacious lounge complete with a bar and wine cellar, surrounded by unobstructed views, meditate on the serene yoga deck, enjoy a massage in the comfort of their own room, and dine in one of our dedicated indoor and outdoor dining areas. In addition, guests will also enjoy a fully equipped outdoor gym located on the main deck.
VELA, like most Phinisis, offers her guests a relaxed navigation to be able to enjoy the stunning landscapes of Indonesia while sailing from one island to another.
For entertainment onboard, VELA is equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, a yoga center, a fully equipped gym and a video projector and screen for movies under the stars.
TOYS & TENDER
Guests can make the most of the crystalline waters with water toys such as water-skiing and wakeboarding, jet-skiing, kayaking, surfing and stand-up paddle boarding. Whether our guests wish to surf secluded breaks or bask in the sunset while kayaking in a sheltered lagoon, VELA is equipped with state of the art water sports gear for all occasions.
VELA’s diving facilities are designed to cater to divers of all levels. The yacht's qualified dive instructors are trained to help beginners achieve their PADI certification onboard and a nitrox compressor allows experienced divers to make the most of each dive and shorten surface intervals.