This modern cutter yacht offers exhilarating sailing holidays from Scotland to Ireland, to Cornwall, France and even Spain. Climb aboard for speed, comfort and world-class destinations.
In 2008, Jouke Lemmer purchased Cherokee after spending years sailing with his father’s ship amongst others. Cherokee was built in 2000 by award-winning boat builders J & J Design and a year after buying her, Jouke refitted Cherokee radically, transforming her into a truly comfortable charter vessel, giving her a cutter rig and space for a generator so as to offer his passengers power and hot showers!
She is a fast, 16m vessel with a stunning teak deck and spacious cockpit, and she operates with two crew members (her skipper and the bosun/chef). Cherokee is exceptionally good at what she was built to do – pure sailing.
Jouke sails his ship all over the northern hemisphere, leaving Cherokee’s home port of Rotterdam in May and sailing over to the Channel Islands, the Faroe Islands and the Shetlands before making the journey back to Holland in October. Join him and his wonderful ship for the adventure of a lifetime – think exhilarating sailing, bucket list destinations and top-notch hospitality.
- Total number of berths : 10
- Total guest berths : 8
- Number of bathrooms : 2
- Cabin configuration : 3 double cabins, 2 twin cabins
- Smoking policy : Onshore, and when sailing on the leeward side
- Builder : J&J Design
- Year built : 2000
- Displacement : 16 tons
- Length overall : 16.5m/54'
- Draft : 2m/6'6"
- Air draft : 21m/68'9"
- Beam : 4.55m/15'
- Rig : Cutter
- Number of sails : 3
- Engine : Volvo Penta 78Hp
- No. of crew : 2, 3 for crossings
- Waterproofs on board? : At extra cost
- Are all meals included?
Yes, all meals on board are included in the price. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and soft/hot drinks) Alcohol is not included.
- Can you cater for dietary needs?
Yes, please let us know when making your booking.
- What language is spoken on board?
Dutch and English.
- What are the sleeping arrangements?
Cherokee has two twin berth cabins and two double berth cabins for guests.
- How many toilet/showers does she have?
Cherokee has two toilet/shower rooms.
- Do I need sailing experience?
Not at all. Some of Cherokee's voyages are more suited to sail training (i.e. less time for shore visits), but the majority are gentle sailing.
- Is there WIFI?
No, but you should easily be able to reach 3G/4G from the shore.
- Can I charge my phone/Camera?
Yes charging facilities are available when the generator is running.
- Are there life jackets provided?
- Are Waterproofs provided?
You can hire Sailing suits for £35 for the week.
- Will I be sea sick?
Everyone reacts differently but we recommend if you are at all worried to take some medication 24 hours before departure.
Jouke bought Cherokee in 2008 after growing up with classic vessels, and turned her into the ship she is today.Read more
With a schedule dictated by the elements, Cherokee will utilise her sails as much as possible. Get involved or sit back, and relax.Read more
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Built in 2000, Cherokee's history is in the making. Be a part of this beautiful yacht's story.Read more