Current location: MARINA VALENCIA, Spain

Let your dreams set sail

Welcome aboard Ikigai.

You’re about to experience an unforgettable trip.

Ikigai is setting sail on a memorable voyage. Come aboard.

Ikigai is Japanese for ‘reason to get up’. And anyone who knows this yacht would agree it provides more than enough reasons to get you up each morning, relishing a brand-new day on the open seas. Ikigai offers every conceivable comfort. Wonderful, spacious decks on which to enjoy a leisurely lunch, a bit of idle sunbathing or a long, magical evening under the stars. Two luxurious double cabins with private bathroom facilities. And below deck laid-back lounge areas and a superb galley. With a highly-experienced captain on board, Ikigai will be making round-the-world voyages, as well as sailing various regattas. And you can be on board. See where you it would best suit you to join us. Sometimes the owner will be on board, in which case you are more than welcome as his guest. At other times, the yacht is available for you to rent. For rates and reservations, please mail us at

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About the yacht


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Ikigai has 2 captains who change duty every 2 month. Depending on the wishes of the guests they are assisted by a changing team of stewardesses/deckhands who really know how to sail, to clean and to cook.


Captain Maurice Dun brings with him over 15 years experience on all types of sailing yachts and a wealth of know-how. Maurice has sailed on both sides of the Atlantic and made multiple Atlantic crossings. He sailed from Amsterdam to New Zealand, has an extensive knowledge of the pacific ocean and many of its remote Islands. His deep technical knowledge makes him highly capable of navigating in challenging seas and remote areas. With his calm, friendly manner, he is a Captain who makes it his job to ensure your voyage will be an unforgettable one. Apart from that he is also a professional photographer and loves to capture these unforgettable moments.

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Andreas aka Anderl grew up in Salzburg, Austria. Though hailing from a landlocked country he started sailing as a child. At the outset every year family sailing in the Med and dinghy racing on lakes lead to semi-professional deliveries. Besides assisting his father in building a 56′ during his teenager years Andreas gained extensive technical knowledge by training in a dual-apprenticeship as technical draftsman and plumber. After his studies of Geography and Communication science he started his professional career on classic yachts. More than 20 years in the game he is looking back on a circumnavigation, 21 Atlantic crossings, several yacht commissionings and thousand of miles cruising with owners and charter guests. Andreas takes pride in running yachts flawlessly and loves to indulge in local intricacies wherever he sails.