THE ultimate superyacht was in Mackay recently.
Hunter, a 114ft superyacht from Sydney, was moored in Mackay between trips last month and was in need of an emergency clean.
Skipper Brandon Mitchell said they hit some bad weather and had a red wine spill that required immediate attention.
“We were in between trips and in a bit of a rush as we only had a 36-hour turnover before new guests were boarding the boat and we had a bottle and a half of red wine spill on the carpet during a bout of bad weather.
“We were travelling into Mackay and I was calling around trying to find someone to come and clean up the spill.
“Everyone ignored it saying it was too hard but Budget Guys were there in the afternoon.”
Brandon said he was looking at replacing the carpet – until Budget Guys came aboard with their state-of-the-art professional carpet cleaning equipment.
“A bottle and half of red wine Budget Guys got out of the carpet. It is like new.
“I needed a quick response and prompt service, which Budget Guys provided and all their team members were well-mannered, fast-working and very cautious of the boat, they were amazing.”
You might have seen Hunter moored in Mackay Harbour.
The superyacht travels up and down the east coast with private and luxury charters for four to five months of the year.
“The boat is privately owned by an owner and I captain and manage it for him with the help of one crew member.
“We travel from the Gold Coast to Lizard Island and base ourselves in Mackay for two weeks going up and two to three weeks going back.”
Hunter is destined to become an iconic vessel on Australian waters. The recently refurbished superyacht accommodates 12 guests in six staterooms.
The VIP stateroom on the main deck is magnificent with a marble bathroom and Jacuzzi in complete privacy.
The full-width master stateroom has an ensuite with a Jacuzzi and walk-in robe while the other two double and two twin staterooms, with ensuite facilities, are just as luxuriously appointed.
The revolutionary salon with 48” flat-screen TV recessed into its cabinet and spacious dining area has a unique table that extends to comfortably seat 12 guests.
All accentuated by rich cherry wood and leather upholstery, the Hunter oozes grandeur and abundance.
For more information on the Hunter visit huntercharters.com.au