Southwest Florida Yachts


Sea Ray 40 Motor Yacht Joins Southwest Florida Yachts Charter Fleet
Elegant styling meets smart engineering for cruising for up to six adults

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla., August 6, 2010 –A Sea Ray 40 Motor Yacht – Keim Away II – has joined the charter fleet of Southwest Florida Yachts for up to six adults to explore the Gulf and inland waters of the famous Sanibel-Captiva area on the south west coast of Florida

Barb Hansen, owner/manager of Southwest Florida Yachts, said Keim Away II has elegant styling and roomy sleeping accommodations for six in two cabins and the open main salon. The cockpit doubles as an entertainment center with a wet bar/sink with refrigrator, AM/FM/Stereo and a flat screen TV. Three other flat panel TV sets are located in the cockpit area and two cabins.

Keim Away II has central air and heat with separate cabin controls plus other comforts-of-home features like washer/dryer, two electric VacuFlush toilers, two showers, hot and cold water and a central vacuum system. The first mate enjoys a large galley equipped with stove, microwave, refrigerator and freezer. The captain employs the latest in marine instrumentation and controls including GPS/chartplotter, autopilot, depth sounder, radar, and VHF radio.

Power is supplied by twin Cummins/MerCruiser 407-hp inboards that provide a cruising speed of 8 to 12 mph and fuel consumption of only 10 gallons per hour at 1,500 rpm The dinghy, an inflatable, is powered by a Mercury 6 hp outboard. The vessel also has a bow thruster for easier and precise docking.

Hansen said Kem Away II will be docked with 11 other power cruisers from 28 to 43 feet at Marinatown Marina in N. Fort Myers. Marinatown Marina provides quick cruising access, via the Caloosahatchee River, to the sheltered Gulf ICW. The company’s sailing charter fleet is based at Burnt Store Marina in Punta Gorda.

Extra Cruising Days

Keim Away II charters for $3,789 for five days in the high season and $3,030 in summer and qualifies for extra cruising days and discounts. Charters of three days or more between January through June 2011 qualify for an 11 percent discount.

Southwest Florida is ranked as one of the best sailing and cruising areas in the world. Visitors have scored the barrier islands of Sanibel and Captiva as the best islands to visit for their ambiance, beaches, friendliness, restaurants and scenery.

For more information about Southwest Florida Yachts and Florida Sailing & Cruising School visit , ,  Mailing Address: 3444 Marinatown Lane, N.W., N. Fort Myers, FL 33903. Telephone: 800-262-7939 or 239-656-1339, or email

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Marinatown Marina 26° 38.5'N 81° 53.0'W
Burnt Store Marina 26° 45.71' N 82° 04.20'W

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