MOJEKA is, simply put, a very special boat combining the benefits of a catamaran with the beauty, grace and sailing characteristics of a monohull. Because she is built with public spaces on the main deck and private staterooms below, she actually fits the space of a 64ft boat into a 54ft boat. Hanse, the owner of Moody since ’07, has always been known for high-sided boats. MOJEKA incorporates this design, which translates to extra side windows and well-lit cabins. And when it comes to sailing, she’s extremely easy to handle and provides absolute sailing satisfaction unique to a monohull. With her powerhouse genoa, she takes off like a rocket and her gennaker produces maximum speed in lighter wind conditions. There is no question that MOJEKA will become the class for a new level of sailing.
MOJEKA accommodates 6 guests in 3 very comfortable staterooms. Stepping to the lower level, the spacious master with ensuite bath is located forward. A wonderful large skylight directly above the king size bed creates a great view. The bath has a separate shower stall and electric toilet. The portside VIP cabin is virtually equal to the master in size only with less headroom. It also offers a luxurious and spacious ensuite bath and shower. The third guest stateroom with double bed is located starboard side and shares the day head/shower accessed by steps at the rear of the salon, or the other guest heads.
The main level features a very spacious salon with large skylights and expansive side windows which create a 360 degree panoramic view. The large galley has many smart conveniences, all incorporated into the design so they are hidden and out of the way when not in use. In addition there is a coffee and cappuccino maker. Throughout the yacht one finds such niceties as wood paneled walls with upholstered accent, creating a warm and elegant feel. The safety features incorporated into the design include well-rounded corners, handgrips in all the right places, a very high bulwark, solid steel rails and deck cleats that retract when not in use. MOJEKA is an extremely comfortable and safe choice for just about anyone, offering an unusually high degree of protection, even to children.
If you were wondering whether there is special meaning to the name of this lovely yacht, the answer can be found in a beautiful story in which MOJEKA’S name sources from the writings about Vasco da Gama, the captain-major of four vessels dispatched by the King of Portugal in 1497 to go in search of spices. The party made landfall in South Africa near the Cape of Good Hope. They found the inhabitants of this country to be very pleasant and hospitable, as they spent time with them waiting for a weather window to round the Cape. When they finally made their departure, the natives bid goodbye by shouting “Mojeka, Mojeka” again and again, which seemed to bestow best wishes for a safe and successful journey. And so you will find the gracious accommodation of a holiday aboard MOJEKA.
Master has TV/CD
Master Cabin Headroom 204cm
All guest cabins have electric fans
Master & VIP Cabins are ensuite
Master Cabin 208x190cm
VIP Cabin 203x160cm
Guest Cabin: 203x124cm
Inverter voltage 230V/5000W
2 man inflatable kayak
Qualified instruction for RYA and ASA certificates can be provided at any time, however, certification will not be possible on board
For emergencies the guests can use the boat's computer to check emails.
The sea was in Jan's soul from birth. He grew up on the seashore in a countryside of hardy fishermen and friendly farmers. His earliest memories are of sailing the Norwegian coast in the family's small boat, and visiting friends on their farms and still recalls the taste of fresh milk straight out of the urn in the barn. By the age of six, his parents had bought him his first boat. It was a way to get around that he compares to city kids on bikes.
Growing up he could never imagine being without a boat. So, it was no surprise that as a young man he bought a boat that was his home in Norway for many years. However, one morning, when his duvet froze onto the cabin wall, he decided to flee the Scandinavian cold. Pulling up anchor he sailed away to warmer climes.
Captain Jan crossed the ocean in his 29-foot Norwegian classic sailboat, eventually dropping anchor in San Blas, Panama. Panama is one of his favorite places on earth, second only to Cape Verde Islands. The city is a vibrant metropolis, with the most picturesque old town nestled beneath towering skyscrapers. Two hours away, stunning San Blas is an archipelago with some 400 picture-perfect, palm-covered islands.
In this paradise Captain Jan launched his own yacht charter business. For several years he shared his favorite places with guests from all over the world. After attaining his Yachtmaster Ocean license he worked as a professional captain on a range of yachts from small to large. He has sailed worldwide, including the canals of Europe, the Aegean, Mediterranean and Caribbean seas.
Captain Jan enjoys diving, snorkeling, fishing and sailing, whether in command of his seventh personal boat, or the beautiful charter yacht Mojeka. He is an enthusiastic teacher for any guest keen on learning sailing and navigation. Jan says, "Snorkeling, and free-diving are my favorite activities. I am a Padi dive master and a snorkeling instructor. I love to help guests develop from barely-ever-having-been-underwater to nearly professional free-divers! There is so much more under the surface than most people know."
Captain Jan is a highly skilled mariner and guests always feel relaxed in his capable charge. In addition to being a masterful sailor, he is a tinkerer with an extraordinary knack for fixing things. He is also a story-teller, with an amusing repertoire of life experiences and a fine sense of humor. His native language is Norwegian and he also speaks English and Spanish. His motto: Do the right thing, the right way, the first time. And have fun while doing it!
Chef/Stew Alma Lammie
Chef Alma grew up in Panama with both Atlantic and Pacific Oceans to splash about and explore. Her passion for cooking is in her DNA. Her namesake Grandmother, Alma, owned a rum cake factory. Her Grandfather was head chef at the elegant Panama Hotel. Her childhood was all about food and family.
Alma is a creative chef with a serene demeanor and a welcoming smile. She is always poised to lend a hand, helping guests with gear, fixing a late night snack, or serving a signature cocktail. Alma prepares a wide variety of dishes using fresh ingredients from local markets whenever possible. She is adept at customizing the menu to suit guest preferences and has the ability to adapt recipes to special dietary requirements. As she puts it she can "edit on the go".
Guests who prefer their morning yoga with a dash of extreme can suit up with Alma. Trained in classical ballet, she now practices Acroyoga, the physical practice that combines yoga and acrobatics, and SUP Yoga, which is yoga brought outside of the studio and onto a paddleboard floating on water.
In addition to working as a professional yacht chef/stewardess for several years, Alma is a professional photographer. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and has extensive training in photography and media production. Alma is fluent in Spanish and English. Her motto: Just the right amount!