SAFIRA was designed by Swiss architects from Nuno Santos Pereira. She features a minimalist design with large living areas. With light tones of fabrics and soft tones of woods, the interior has a relaxing and inviting atmosphere. Well equipped with several entertaining decks, Jacuzzi and an excellent range of onboard amenities, SAFIRA is in a class of her own among Maldives yachts. Onboard services include massage, yoga and diving.
Accommodation is offered for up to 12 guests with 2 extra cabins for qualified support staff.
Born in the Maldives, Captain Moosa has been at sea for well over 30 years. He has vast experience in navigating the Maldivian seas and has trained many who have gone on to become captains themselves. His years of experience help him navigate the reefs and lagoons of the Maldives with ease. He takes pride in his role and strives to ensure clients have memorable experiences during their charter. Moosa has been the Captain of SAFIRA since she arrived in Maldives. He has a very warm and welcoming personality and is liked by everyone onboard. During his days off, Moosa enjoys fishing.
1st Mate & Watersports Instructor
Yuzuf is one of the most experienced crew onboard. He has worked in several yachts over the years and has brought with him a lot of valuable experience onboard. He is a water sports instructor and is responsible for maintaining the equipment onboard. He is very particular about safety standards and will ensure clients are safe at all times. He likes to spend his free time in the water.
Chef Hemantha brings with him years of experience serving clients across Maldives and in Sri Lanka. He has worked in numerous resorts and yachts. Chef Hemantha is specifically talented in creating dishes in French, Italian, European, Mediterranean, East Asian, Indian and Sri Lankan cuisines. He can prepare Sushi and Sashimi based dishes as well. He has previously worked on yachts specifically working with the American markets for over 10 years. His warm personality and extensive culinary knowledge ensures SAFIRA is able to provide clients with many different culinary experiences
Mohamed Shuailam Nasheed
Charter Director/ Manager onboard
Mohamed was born in Maldives and spent his childhood in and around water. He is in charge of the overall operations of SAFIRA and ensures the operations onboard are carried out as expected. He is responsible for the overall safety of the clients and crew onboard and ensures that the charter plan is followed and executed. He has worked previously on other yachts in Maldives and offers valuable experience and business insight onboard. Mohamed is able to provide details about the onboard operations at all times.
Nahiz was born and raised in Maldives. He is one of the stewards onboard. He will be the first person to greet you and will be at your service throughout the charter. He is passionate about providing exceptional experiences for charter guests. He is a wine enthusiast and works with the chef to create and recommend wine pairings that go well with the cuisine onboard
Ahmed has a true love of the sea and chartering. He is very calm under pressure and has shown his ability to find solutions in difficult situations. He brings a wealth of experience in regards to security awareness, fire and rescue and disaster management. In his free time, he likes to keep fit and enjoys spending time with his family.
Ali is the newest member of our crew. He has an eye for details and takes his duties onboard very seriously. He is energetic and likes to keep himself busy at all times. He is a trained mechanic. He is starting out in the charter industry and intends to gain experience and move up the ranks. He is also a certified diver and enjoys fishing, snorkelling and scuba diving on his free time.
Nahiz has been in the hospitality industry for the past 3 years. Working in different luxury resorts in Maldives in different positions. He has previously worked onboard yachts and knows and understands navigation. Born and raised in Maldives, his love for the ocean drew him towards the yachting industry and eventually to SAFIRA. He is very calm under pressure and very personable. He is a fast learner and takes pride in ensuring guests have everything they require ready and available at all times. He enjoys fishing on his spare time.
Aminath (Anyu) Hasna
Yoga Instructor/Junior Stew
Anyu is the yoga instructor onboard SAFIRA when requested by guests (for an additional fee). She has worked as a yoga instructor at many luxury resorts and brings with her a wealth of experience. She trained as an instructor in India and has over 7 years experience with different types of yoga. She likes to conduct sessions in small groups. As well as being a yoga instructor, she has also worked as a photographer and creative director for several studios and design houses in Maldives.
2x CAT C18 at1430hp
- Beach club
- Exercise equipment
- Fishing gear - heavy
- Jacuzzi on deck
- Assorted water toys
- Board games
- Jet ski (standup)
- Paddleboards multiple
- Tube - towable
- Water skis - adult
- Snorkeling gear
- Games console
- Indoor audio system
- iPod dock
- Outdoor audio system
- Satellite phone
- TV outdoor
- TV saloon