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Escape on a brand new 50 foot private sailing yacht to the Bahamas, a land of tropical bliss and the world's most beautiful secluded beaches.
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activities

Luxury & Adventure

desitinations

Bahama Island Destinations

sailing yacht

The PurelyBlu 50' Sailing Yacht

Activities

PurelyBlu is a unique liveaboard experience that takes a new approach to a 'regular' boat charter.

luxury

Experience the ultimate family vacation on a 50ft catamaran that will take you through the crystal blue waters to remote Bahamian islands. The Purely Blu is a comfortable home away from home, where you can enjoy unlimited gourmet meals, high thread count bedding, and cabins with private powder rooms. Purely Blu is outfitted with luxurious details to allow you to relax and enjoy your family vacation.
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adventure

Purely Blu is for the dreamer, designed for one of the most enchanting places on earth - the Bahamas. We know you love to explore, play, and discover new places. Our Purely Blu crew can help guide you with all of our fun Water Sports toys from snorkeling, to Freediving, to Spearfishing to island hopping; The Purely Blu is here for your next big vacation and adventure.

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wildlife & underwater
expeditions

Purely Blu is a unique combination of a dive and adventure charter company, coupled with a luxury 50' catamaran, allowing us to offer an entirely new type of adventurous vacation with trips to some of the best dive sites in the Bahamas. Purely Blu is built for its guests to truly enjoy all aspects of their vacation. Whether it is relaxing in one our spacious rooms, or you want to go diving in the crystal clear water of the Bahamas or just enjoy some snorkel time aboard our luxury 50' boat, our all-inclusive program allows for our guests to explore not only the islands of the Bahamas, but also its remarkable marine life.
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professional
photography & photo packages

Whether you want to capture the magic of your next trip with a professional photo package or if you are just interested in picking up a new hobby, our Photography Workshop is designed for you. We will teach you everything you need to know from your camera and technical settings, such as Aperture, ISO and Shutter Speed among other things like underwater photography.  We are ready to share our years of experience and teach you the skills needed to be both a professional and passionate photographer.

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Meet the Crew

Barefoot luxury resides on a 50 ft Lagoon catamaran. Be spoiled by the finest of dining, beverages, and service from a genuinely unique crew. From a 100-ton Captains license to certified Dive Masters, our crew is here to cater to your every need. The food is as incredible as the view we take you on a journey as you dine on gourmet meals and experience service from dusk to dawn!

John Garza

100 Ton Captain, Professional Photographer & Videographer, Freediver & Divemaster

Captain John, a long-time environmentalist, wishes to create a sense of compassion towards the ocean by infusing his passion for diving and marine exploration with images of the sea's unique beauty. John's photography has graced the covers of many well-respected magazines, advertisements, and eco-advocacy campaigns. As an avid Free Diver, Scuba Diver, and Professional Photographer, he strives to educate people about the environments of our oceans through creative outlets.  

Through his next endeavor as the captain of Purely Blu, his goal is to change the way people view and interact with sharks and marine wildlife while inspiring others through his life aboard Purely Blu. 

Hannah Patten

Chief Stew & Cuisine Specialist, Founder of Hülya Swim, Freediver & Divemaster, Photographer & Videographer

In addition to her day job as our Chief Stew Hannah is also the founder of Hülya Swim, an eco-friendly swimwear line. Four years ago, she quickly grew tired of the overwhelming amount of plastic in the oceans and waterways. This inspired her to create a bikini line that includes recycled plastics from the ocean. The Hülya collection is inspired by Hannah's experiences with the ocean. It's integral, therefore, to choose fabric that will not pollute the ocean. 

From island to island, day to night, breakfast to lunch, lunch to dinner, and cocktails into the wee hours, not only will Hannah act as your guide, but she will also act as your personal chef who can expertly prepare local, sustainable seafood. Through all of her efforts aboard Purley Blu, an eco-tourism yacht whose mission is to "Dream, Discover, Sustain”, Hannah hopes to inspire and educate guests on how to not only live their own personal life sustainably but be good patrons to the planet and ocean.

Olivia Miller

Stew Intern, Founder of Mano Collective, Junior at University at Hawaii, Freediver & Divemaster

Olivia Miller grew up as a dancer and skier in Montana before studying marine science with an emphasis on sharks and cartilaginous fish at the University of Hawaii. She also enjoys freediving, scuba diving, and ocean exploring as part of her university studies as well as personal passion. She is combining her studies and education with her work aboard The Purely Blu as our Stew Intern. 

As an Intern Stewardess, Olivia will educate guests on marine and wildlife while sharing her passion for sharks and scientific research. She will also create an inviting environment for passengers while helping to prepare breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, bar set up, assist the Captain in navigation of the sailing yacht, and other duties to ensure that our passengers are well taken care of all while managing her remote studies and managing her shark conservation organization Mano Collective. 

Coral

Mascot, Lobster Diver, & Comfort Companion

Coral is a product of the Southeastern Guide Dog program – an organization committed to training guide dogs for people with visual impairments. However, after she was born with a visual defect of her own, Coral was deemed a non-working dog and was adopted out to Hannah, as a playmate and friend. She now proudly serves as our sailing yacht’s mascot.

Coral is a dream dog. She just has a thirst for knowledge and is continually learning new tricks. Her favorite activity is to go for rides on the boat and to go for swims in the ocean with John and Hannah. Coral loves swimming in the ocean water, and she even catches conch and lobster with her mouth.