S/Y Quest is a very spacious yacht. She is 64 foot length over all and 8 ½ foot wide. She was built with a strong steel hull and designed specifically for sail and dive charters*
The large cockpit seats 8 comfortably and has fitted fully cushioned seats. This large area is covered with a sun awning as soon as we are at anchor or only sailing with the head sails. S/Y Quest is fully flushed decked with wide side decks that allow you to walk around as though you were on a vessel many times her size.
The boat also has a water-maker system allowing passengers to take unlimited fresh water showers each and every day.
*Please note that scuba diving is not available in the San Blas Islands
S/Y Quest takes 11 guests for Panama To Colombia charters, accommodated in 3 comfortable 2 bed cabins. A smaller double bed cabin and the saloon area.
The cabins features an upper and lower seagoing comfortable bed. Each bed has an individual reading light and a shelf at the foot end for small storage as well as an individual fan.
There is storage space in a locker and under the bottom bunk. There are also two coat hooks.
All cabins have excellent ventilation with overhead deck hatches and fans, as well as ventilation through a dorade vent on deck.
There are two toilets with showers with hot and cold water.
The saloon seats comfortably 8 people. Open hatches and portlights admit the refreshing trade wind breezes while fans provide further ventilation.
Goeran started on a fishing trawler in Sweden at the age of 16, and has since spent most of his life at sea. After graduating from the Merchant Marine Academy in 1979 he has worked as captain and chief officer in commercial shipping throughout the world, including 11 years on an expedition cruise ship covering Indonesia, The South Pacific, and later Antarctica and the Arctic. He has also been captain on 160 foot Mega yachts and a live aboard dive vessel. When he hasn’t been working on ships he has been sailing his own yachts, including six Atlantic crossings.
Goeran is also a Dive Master and took his Dive master certification in Antarctica while working there.
During 15 years when not working at sea he designed and built S/Y Quest to the highest specifications to operate as an expedition yacht and live aboard dive yacht.
Since 2011 he has operated S/Y Quest full time. After leaving Sweden in June 2011 he first sailed to the Arctic for an expedition to Svalbard before heading south to a warmer climate. He will now focus on sail and dive adventures in tropical waters.