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Length: 17.8 Max. Guests: 6 Cabins: 3 Per Week: €24,000 - €28,000
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Winter Operations Caribbean Virgin Islands, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards
Summer Operations W. Med -Naples/Sicily, W. Med -Riviera/Cors/Sard., W. Med - Spain/Balearics

Specifications - aa

Type Cat Other Pick-up
Deck Shower Year Built 2018
Length 17.8 Turn-around
Tube Cabins 3
Guests 6 King 1
A/C Full Queen 2
Beam 8.88 Double
Pref. Pick-up Single
Draft 1.4 Twin
Cruising Speed 8 Pullman
Helipad No Showers 3
Max Speed 10 Heads
Pref. Pick-up Eletric Heads
Draft 1.4 Jacuzzi No

Additional Specs

Resort Course Full Course
License - Air Compressor Not Onboard
Tanks BCs
Wet Suits Weight Sets
# of Dives # of Divers
Night Dives Dive Lights
Dive Info Dive Costs
Regulators Scuba On Board Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only

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Crew Size: 3
Captain Name: Sylvain Lesniak
Captain Nation: French

Crew Profile

Captain Name: CAPTAIN - Sylvain Lesniak– FRENCH – 32

Captain on Lagoon 450 and 42
Crew on Moon Beam 4
Captain of S/Y ATAO 25 m
First mate on S/Y ATAO 25 m
Captain of S/Y MANUA, Privilege 465
Crew on S/Y TRUE BLUE 51 feet
Crew on M/Y PRINTEMPS 34 m
Deckhand on S/Y MILENA 27m
Deckhand on M/Y TATIANA 45m
Captain on Bavaria 32
Racing experience : Participated in Régates Royales and Voiles de St Tropez on S/Y SAVANNAH 29 m and in Les Voiles d’Antibes on S/Y ELEONORA 50 m


ENG 1 – BST / STCW 2010
Yacht Master Ocean – GMDSS / CGO
First Rescue Formation - MEDICAL 3
Federal Sailing Instructor
Certificate of Professional Studies in mechanical engineering and computer integrated manufacturing


Sylvain is responsible for navigation, safety, the overall running and financial management of the vessel, crew and guests. He ensures the safe and efficient operation of the yacht at all times, including compliance with all safety procedures and regulations. He takes care of adhering to flag regulations, port state and local laws and regulations, and manages the crew to ensure adherence to, and a full understanding of, the vessel’s policies. He provides daily leadership for the crew and encourages teamwork, individual growth and personal attention by delegating duties and supervising all crew tasks.

French and English

Fishing, scuba diving, free diving

Emilie Richard

Deckhand / Hostess FRENCH

Sail and work experience
Emilie began her career in the hotel industry, beginning when she was just 15 and spending 17 years working in hotels in France and Switzerland she is certainly no stranger to hospitality. With her sailing career she was thrown in at the deep end, escorting S/Y Latitude Ocean from France to Brazil. She was soon a captain in training and then skipper on her first boat for charter in 2017. More than 8,000 miles later she finds herself aboard ARAOK. She has experience working with all types of people, young or old, beginner or expert.

Job description
As Responsible for organization, management and cleanliness of all interiors. She maintains an accurate inventory of all service items and supplies. She ensures cleaning and preparation of the vessel to the highest standards prior to any and
all guest trips. In charge of vessel provisioning for both guests and crew, and all aspects of daily life. She offers particular attention to detail and a polite and entertaining spirit. Thanks to her sailing capability, she can assist on deck during navigation. She is responsible for the management of the deck as well as any watersports activities.

Education , Licenses & Certificates
• C2000 Sailing (2016)
• BPJEPS Nautical Activities (2015)
• CQP - AMV Sailing (2013)
• BEP - CAP Hotel and Catering (1998)
• Sports Studies - Triathlon

Benjamin Latorte

Chef / Host FRENCH

Sail and work experience
Benjamin started at the L’Epuisette restaurant in Marseille, then just an apprentice chef, however he was soon moving his way through a number of
restaurants and up the ranks as he went. He was a chef at the Highland Arms restaurant in Tasmania before taking to the seas in 2014. He then completed four transatlantic crossings aboard S/Y ATAO. Following a brief stint as head chef at a Swiss hotel he is now working on ARAOK. Along the way Benjamin picked up over three years of bartending experience at bars in Europe and the French Caribbean. He is a passionate gastronomist,
botanist and sportsman. He is fluent in English and French.

Job description
As the Chef/Host Benjamin is responsible for the crew and guest meals throughout the charter, ensuring that the food is enjoyable, the interior of the yacht is clean and serviceable and that all dietary requirements are met. He is a creative cook, varying his meals to provide variety and according to the location of ARAOK in order to have as much relevance as possible to the country being visited.

Education , Licenses & Certificates
• STCW 95 – Marseille (2016)
• BEP specific to catering and hospitality, done in tandem with work at Bonneveine, Marseille


Salon Stereo Yes Salon TV/VCR Yes
Nude Inq Books
Pets Aboard No Pet Type
Guest Pets Camcorder
# Dine In Water Maker
Water Cap. Ice Maker
# of DVDs/Movies # of CD's
Board Games Sun Awning
Bimini Special Diets Inq
Kosher Inq BBQ
Gay Charters Inq Hairdryers
# Port Hatches Guests Smokes
Crew Smokes No Children Ok
Minimum Age Generator
Inverter Voltages
Hammock Windscoops

Water Sports

Dinghy Size Kayaks 1 PAX
Dinghy hp 4.20m with 50 HP Highfield Oce Floating Mats
Dinghy # pax Swim Platform
Water Skis Adult Yes Boarding Ladder (Loc/Type)
Water Skis Kids Sailing Dinghy
Jet Skis Beach Games
Wave Runners Fishing Gear Yes
Kneeboard Yes Gear Type
Windsurfer Rods
Snorkel Gear Yes U/Water Camera
Scurfer U/Water Video
Wake Board Yes