TOP FIVE II

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200 ft / 61 m
19 CREW
FROM €515,350
12 GUESTS

Operating in Caribbean.

  • Length
    200ft (61m)
  • Beam
    35ft 5in (10.8m)
  • Draft
    10ft 10in (3.3m)
  • Year Built
    2021
  • Builder
    Hakvoort
  • Designer
    Diana Yacht Design
  • Sleeping Guests
    12
  • Crew
    Captain Johannes Buys
  • Refit
    Not known
  • Cruising Speed
    12.7kts (24kph)
  • Stabilisers
    Stabilizers At Anchor
  • Flag
    Cayman Islands
  • Engines
    2x Caterpillar Diesel 3512E 1350Kw, 1810 HP, 2018
  • VAT Registered
    Yes
  • US Duty Paid
    Yes
Captain: Johannes BuysCaptain: Johannes Buys

The distinguished yacht captain began his yachting career in 1996. Growing up on a farm in South

Africa’s Free State, Joe was easily drawn to the yachting lifestyle. He began his yachting career as

an engineer and eventually became a yacht captain in 2002. Joe’s natural navigation and mechanical

skills combined with his positive attitude make him a true asset to the yachting industry. His dedication

to yachting is seen in his many achievements, including obtaining his Y3 Chief Engineer license.

These certifications have provided an impressive foundation for his yachting career. Today, Joe holds

20 years of captaincy under his belt. Boasting a Master Y4 3000 GT MCA Captain’s license, Joe has

travelled through the Bahamas, Caribbean, Mediterranean, along with most coastal waters. Wellversed

in navigating the world’s oceans, Captain Johannes is sure to provide the ultimate yachting

experience.

Captain (Rotational): Grant HeunisCaptain (Rotational): Grant Heunis

Grant grew up in East London, South Africa and joined Top Five II from a well-known and successful

charter yacht - M/Y Elysian. Grant began his career as a Deckhand giving him an invaluable understanding

of each position onboard. He gained his MCA Master 3000 Ton License in 2012 and took

over as full-time Captain of M/Y Passion. Having acted as a relief Captain for some time already,

this was a smooth transition for Grant, and he has since exceeded all expectations in the role. Grant

has extensive cruising experience in the Caribbean, Bahamas, East Coast of the USA, Mediterranean,

Adriatic, and Aegean waters. Grant is a qualified PADI rescue diver and RYA Jet Ski Instructor.

A keen sportsman, having competed for his provincial team in water polo, he enjoys the outdoors,

surfing, keeping fit and hiking.

Head Chef: Rob FullerHead Chef: Rob Fuller

Chef Rob has been a Chef for many years & has travelled all over the world. Originally from England,

where he was formally trained in the culinary arts, Rob seized the opportunity to be a Sous chef at

the prestigious Ritz de Paris. From Paris he joined the yachting industry where his culinary knowledge

has served him well. Mediterranean cuisine to Japanese cuisine is quite a diversification in the

culinary world. Having worked with employers such as the Fayyad family, Danielle Steele and Giorgio

Armani in their residences, villas and yachts, Chef Rob can supply high-end culinary masterpieces for

the charter and guests. Chef Rob understands the diverse requirements for the client regardless of

location or resources, creating menus from local ingredients is a fulfilling challenge.

Chief Officer (Rotational): Robert SolomonChief Officer (Rotational): Robert Solomon

Rob was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Having grown up on a lake, Rob spent all day in and

around the water. He has a strong passion for all water sports and loves being outdoors. Rob joined

the industry in 2003 and now has his Chief Mate 3000 qualification. He has worked on a variety of

vessels over the years and has cruised the Adriatic, Mediterranean, Caribbean, Bahamas, east coast

of Africa and east coast of the USA. He was a crew member on the first Top Five so when the new

build was commissioned, he jumped at the opportunity to join the program again. His vast skillset

and very friendly nature make him a great asset to the team. Rob loves anything that involves being

outdoors and is an avid hiker. After summiting Kilimanjaro, he is planning to do the seven peaks culminating

in Everest. The next peak on the list is Aconcagua in Argentina.

(Rotational) Chief Officer: Luke De Preez(Rotational) Chief Officer: Luke De Preez

Luke grew up on the East Coast of South Africa and has a passion for fishing and diving and often

combines the two to spearfish. Luke completed a degree in financial management and shortly after

graduating he went and taught English in Vietnam for a year. Luke then decided to pursue a career

in something that complimented his love for being at sea which led him to the yachting industry.

Luke holds his Chief Mate 3000 is a master tender driver.

2nd Officer: Nico Trueter2nd Officer: Nico Trueter

Nico was born in a small town called Riversdale in South Africa. Nico developed a real passion for

sport, especially rugby from a very young age. Building on his love for rugby, he always enjoys;

swimming, water sports, hiking and running. Nico studied at the University of Stellenbosch, where

he qualified as an accountant. He returned to his hometown to complete his three years of articles.

Once he had qualified, he realised that being tied down behind a desk and crunching numbers was

not for him, so in 2018 he took to the seas, where he could be physically and mentally stimulated

and has never looked back. Nico is learning as much as he can to build a firm foundation as he

climbs the ladder to become a captain, he holds his Officer of the Watch ticket. Nico can

impressively do a handstand starting from a seated position.

Bosun: Tom GauthierBosun: Tom Gauthier

Tom was originally born in France and moved to New Zealand at the age of 11. Having grown up in

a multi-cultured household, a passion for the seas, and parents who were yacht crew in the 80’s, Tom

was bound to find himself following in their footsteps. Unlike his yacht chef mother and provisioner

father, Tom aspires to become an officer, and has been working tirelessly towards achieving his license.

Prior to his yachting career, he studied Hospitality and Hotel Management, and gained experience

in this field working in 5-Star Hotels across New Zealand and Australia. In his time off, Tom

enjoys traveling to interesting places and experiencing new things.

Bosun: Broc MillsBosun: Broc Mills

Broc Mills grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa. Broc joined the industry in 2021 after selling his

business which he ran during the early covid times in South Africa. This is Broc’s first boat, and he

has been a part of the Top Five II team since before she was officially launched. Although growing

up in-land he preferred to spend most of his time on the coast, diving, fishing and being outdoors.

Broc is a qualified Scuba Diving Instructor and holds his Yacht master 200GT license. Broc enjoys

freediving and surfing, along with a variety of other outdoor activities, during his free time.

Deckhand: Milo CoenDeckhand: Milo Coen

Milo grew up in Upstate NY, on the Finger Lakes. He started yachting after he graduated high

school. He hasn’t looked back and is enjoying being part of the Top Five II team. He is working

towards his future goal of being a Captain one day. Milo loves being in the outdoors and in his spare

time he enjoys spearfishing and freediving, and his newfound love of saltwater fishing. Milo has his

Able-bodied seafarer’s ticket under the USCG licensing and is working towards more advanced

qualifications.

Deckhand & Kite Surf Instructor: Nicholas AdriaensDeckhand & Kite Surf Instructor: Nicholas Adriaens

Both Kiteboarding and surfing are sports that Nicholas has been doing for over 10 years and has competed in both of them on a national level. His long standing, deep connection to the sea brings a genuine enthusiasm with him to all maritime activities, something you will notice, Nicholas truly has a passion for the ocean and has grown up sailing.

Deckhand: Jona BrinkDeckhand: Jona Brink

Jona grew up on a farm in the central part of South Africa called Senekal. Where he has been spending

most of his time fishing, diving doing water sports as well as improving on his carpenter skills

over the years. Jona loves the great outdoors and being in nature. He joined the yachting industry

shortly after finishing high School He wanted to pursue his passion to travel the world and learn

about new cultures which is why he joined yachting. Jona loves improving himself in his spare time

by learning and practising his wakeboarding skills. He has been working in America and the Bahamas

and would like to make a long-term career out of yachting and work his way up to Chief Officer one

day.

Deck/Engineer: Rikus Van ZylDeck/Engineer: Rikus Van Zyl

Rikus grew up in George, a small town in South Africa. As a teenager he spent his summer holidays

working as a lifeguard on the numerous beaches in the area and it was during this time that he discovered

his love for the ocean. After graduating from High School, Rikus knew that yachting would

be the perfect fit for his future. He obtained the necessary qualifications to start this new journey

and thus his career in this industry took shape. Rikus has obtained his AEC Qualification which qualifies

him to assist the engineer, and he am working towards obtaining his Second Engineer Certification.

During his free time, he enjoys hiking and exploring new areas, especially in nature as well

as reading and learning new skills that he can apply to his professional and personal life. A fun fact

– Rikus is a qualified custom knife maker and during his free time he enjoys making these custom

knives from scratch.

(Rotational) Chief Engineer: Jeremy Collister(Rotational) Chief Engineer: Jeremy Collister

Jeremy was raised in Auckland, New Zealand. Growing up he could be found either on the water or

pulling apart anything he could get his hands on; this combination naturally led him to a career as a

Yacht Engineer. Jeremy has his SVE 9000kW 3000GT. Jeremy has cruised The Mediterranean,

Caribbean, and the Pacific oceans. In his spare time, he enjoys sailing, kitesurfing and generally

exploring the area around us. His early love for sailing helped him understand and respect the ocean

in all forms. This love led him to sailing from Italy to Australia on his 44ft sail boat, much of it single

handed.

Chief Engineer (Rotational): Sean weeksChief Engineer (Rotational): Sean weeks

Sean was born and raised in the coastal town, Auckland New Zealand. After leaving school he did

a technical apprenticeship and attended university. After completion of his studies, he travelled to

North America with friends and ended up starting his yachting career while in Florida. He cruised the

East Cost of the US crossed the Atlantic Ocean and cruised the Mediterranean whilst continuing his

studies. Once Qualified he joined a world cruising charter sail yacht doing 20k miles per a year. Sean

has his MCA Chief Engineer 3000GT and a diploma in Electrical Engineering. Having spent the last

few years in Florida he now lives here permanently with his long-term girlfriend. Sean likes to spend

his free time outdoors, either on the mountains in the snow or biking as well as trying different foods

from different cultures. He loves the ocean, boating, fishing, and sailing as well as engineering science

and modern and historical engineering.

2nd Engineer (Rotational): Filip Banks2nd Engineer (Rotational): Filip Banks

Filip was born in Poland and lived there for several years before moving with his family to the UK. This taught him to be bilingual as well as have an understanding for different cultures. That in-turn brought about a spark of interest towards being open minded as well as an appetite for travel. His first encounter with yachting came about at the age of 19, since then he has sailed in Asia, the Mediterranean, the Atlantic and the Caribbean. Fillips previous vessel, Teleost, took him across to the Caribbean where he had the opportunity to learn to dive and see some of the most amazing sites. Before this he gained his qualifications with cruise ships (Royal Caribbean) as Engineer Officer of the Watch Unlimited (Merchant Navy Qualification). Fillips interests tie into literature, nutrition, and fitness. In the winter he enjoys clipping into a snowboard and cruising down white slopes.

Chief Stewardess: Cassidy JerramChief Stewardess: Cassidy Jerram

Cassidy was born in Cape Town, South Africa. Growing up on the beach she has always had a love

for the ocean through surfing and wakeboarding. After matriculating, Cassidy flew straight over to

the yachts and has been in the industry ever since. Since early 2015 she has cruised the Mediterranean,

USA, Seychelles, and the Bahamas. In her spare time, she loves spending time outdoors

in group sports, horse riding, nature hikes, and enjoying the local cuisines and cultures. She never

misses a Wordle and loves a good crossword puzzle. When she is home, she enjoys working on her

1971 Chevrolet L/S Edition. Cassidy is also a qualified Yoga Instructor, she holds her 200Hr YTT, she

is also the Medical Officer onboard M/Y TOP FIVE II.

Second Stewardess: Jordan O'ConnorSecond Stewardess: Jordan O'Connor

Jordan took hospitality as a subject and that is where she found her passion for the hospitality industry,

where she excelled in this subject. Jordan began her yachting career at the age of 18 in Europe

and has travelled around the globe and very quickly learned the ways of yachting and successfully

became a Chief Stew at the age of 23 as well as completing an extensive yard period. She has travelled

extensively on various motor yachts and has been to some of the most exquisite places around

the world such as Saudi Arabia, Palau Micronesia, Hawaii, Asia, the Mediterranean, and South America

to name a few. Over the past 6 years, Jordan has dedicated her time on board various vessels

and always ensures she brings the highest standard on board and loves to share her knowledge and

passion with those around her in a happy and positive environment.

Stewardess: Janelle WaltonStewardess: Janelle Walton

Janelle grew up on a farm in a small town Sunland, South Africa. Janelle has a passion for sport,

family and children. She knew from when she finished school she wanted to do yachting, but she first

had to pursue her career in what she loves. She studied at Stellenbosch University, where she graduated

with a Bachelors of Education Foundation Phase degree. She has a strong background with

children and hospitality, which is her reason for pursuing her career in yachting and for her to also

travel around the world. Janelle loves exercising and exploring the new cuisines and cultures that

she has been lucky to see in her first 10 months of yachting.

Junior Stewardess: Charlotte WightmanJunior Stewardess: Charlotte Wightman

Charlotte was born in La Jolla California, but grew up in Arizona. She spent her summers sailing with

her family and found great interest in being on the water. Charlotte’s first few years in the industry

were spent as a Deckhand, cruising between the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. Now she has

the esteemed pleasure of being a stewardess on board Top Five II. Charlotte loves exercising in her

spare time and has recently completed her personal training certifications. Fun fact, her older sister

Kahle worked as the sous chef onboard Top Five II in the past.

Junior Stewardess/Masseuse: Jamie Van SchoorJunior Stewardess/Masseuse: Jamie Van Schoor

Jamie grew up in the beautiful Cape Town, South Africa with a passion for fitness and human anatomy.

Jamie went to study Sports science at Stellenbosch University where she graduated with her

degree and completed her sport massage courses. Jamie has a history of working in the fitness and

hospitality industry and decided to pursue a career in yachting as it appealed to all her passions and

skills. This yacht is a starting point in Jamie’s career where she is excited to grow and progress in this

industry. She is excited to join as a stew/ masseuse and treat people to make them feel better. She

has a passion for the water and loves all water sports like surfing and water polo.

Stew / Masseuse: Lucca BaroniStew / Masseuse: Lucca Baroni

Lucca grew up in South Louisiana where she was always doing water sports like wakeboarding and

water skiing. Shortly after finishing her schooling for massage therapy she quickly knew she wanted

to live on a coast where she could continue to live the lifestyle she always wanted and meet new

people. She also found during school her calling for helping people heal through the process of

massage therapy and truly loves helping people to find comfort. Lucca also worked in private country

clubs and enjoyed the service industry. Being able to purse her passions all at once, she made

the choice to join the yachting industry. She hopes this decision will result in making a long term

career and working her way up to chief stew.

Sous Chef: Brandon PolliteSous Chef: Brandon Pollite

Brandon grew up in St Louis, Missouri and after High School he attended the Military. He has lived

in various states across the country and ended up going to culinary school in Colorado. It was here,

working on the Ski slopes, that he was introduced to the yachting industry. He decided to jump at

the opportunity and has loved every minute. Brandon likes spending his free time reading various

cookbooks, as well as bike riding and relaxing at the beach. Thanks to his time in Colorado, he is

also an avid skier.

2nd Engineer (Rotational): Niki Youra2nd Engineer (Rotational): Niki Youra

Niki is an energetic Canadian whose heart has been longing for the sea as long as she can recall. She attributes this longing to frequent family trips to Canada’s West Coast. Despite being raised in Calgary, Alberta; a city surrounded by mountains and prairies; she always knew that her career would take her seaward. Niki has always had a curiosity about how and why things work the way they do. From a young age Niki was a tinkerer, choosing to work on her own cars rather than take them to a mechanic, work on home projects, and dismantle anything she could, just to take a peek inside. While attending a university transfer semester in Nice, France, she learned about the yachting industry. It was clear to her then, that yachting was the perfect way to combine her love for the sea, and constant curiosity into a rewarding career.

  • 7.5m X-Craft Beach Landing Tender, 37” Marlago with Twin Mercury Outboards, Inflatable Watertoys, Beach games, Foilboard, Inflatable floating island, Jet Skis (standup), Kayaks, Kite board equipment, Paddleboards, Surf board, Tube - towable, Wakeboard, Water slide, Air Conditioning, Beach club, Beauty salon, Cinema, Elevator, Exercise equipment, Light fishing gear, Gym, Indoor audio system, Jacuzzi on deck, Sauna, Stabilizers At Anchor, Swimming pool, TV saloon, Wi-Fi
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