FAR NIENTE

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FAR NIENTE
Length: 130 Max. Guests: 10 Cabins: 5 Per Week: $125,000 - $140,000 Note: Plus Expenses
  • Overview
  • Boat Specs
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  • Crew Profile
  • Amenities

Accommodations

Master Stateroom: Main Deck, forward: Centerline king bed facing aft with two nightstands, dresser, vanity with mirror, safe, and his-and her-walk-in closets. The ensuite features a private head and bidet locker, a spacious shower, and twin sinks. Entertainment center with 42” Blu-ray TV, DVD/CD, iPod dock, and surround sound. There is a study adjacent to the Master Stateroom.
VIP Stateroom (1): Midships, lower deck to port: Centerline king bed with two night stands, dresser, safe, and closet. The en-suite features a head and bidet, twin sinks and a shower. The entertainment center has a 32” Blu-ray TV, DVD/CD, iPod dock, and surround sound.
VIP Stateroom (2): Midships, lower deck to starboard: Centerline king bed with two night stands, dresser, safe, and closet. The en-suite features a head and bidet, twin sinks and a shower. The entertainment center has a 32” Blu-ray TV, DVD/CD, iPod dock, and surround sound.
Twin Guest Stateroom (1): Midships, lower deck to port: Two single beds with night stand, dresser, and closet. The ensuite features a head, sink and a shower. The entertainment center has a 26” Blu-ray TV, DVD/CD, iPod dock, and surround sound.
Twin Guest Stateroom (2): Midships, lower deck to starboard: two single beds with night stand, dresser, and closet. The ensuite features a head, sink and a shower. The entertainment center has a 26” Blu-ray TV, DVD/CD, iPod dock, and surround sound.

One of the twin guest staterooms can convert to a 4th King if so desired.

Locations

Winter Operations Caribbean Virgin Islands, Bahamas, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards
Summer Operations Bahamas
Layout

Specifications - aa

Type Power Other Pick-up
Deck Shower Yes Year Built 2014
Length 130 Turn-around
Tube Yes Cabins 5
Guests 10 King 3
A/C Full Queen
Beam 26.2 Double
Pref. Pick-up St. Maarten Single
Draft 6.6 Twin 2
Cruising Speed 13 Pullman
Helipad No Showers 6
Max Speed 20 Heads 7
Pref. Pick-up St. Maarten Eletric Heads
Draft 6.6 Jacuzzi Yes

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
Communication VSAT constant wireless internet
Other Toys 2018 35’ Boston Whaler Outrage w/triple 350hp Mercury engines, Seakeeper gyro stabilization, outriggers, side door with ladder, rigged for offshore fishing/trolling and lighter poles for casting. Onboard private head. Live well, sun pad, bench seating and adjustable back rests, night vision camera and state-of-the-art dual fish finders.
2016 17’ AB Nautilus DLX inflatable tender with hard bottom deep V hull and 115hp Yamaha engine, with ski pole. Seats 10.
eFoil by Lift, Electric Hydrofoil Board (Caribbean only)
Water Slide
2 x SeaBob F5 Sport
2 x Seadoo Spark 2-seater 900cc
1 x Floating Cabana
2 x Elliptical Stand Up Paddleboards
1 x Wake Board
1 x Towable Tube
Water Ski’s for adults and children, and slalom
Knee Board
Snorkel Gear
Beach Setup (bbq, cabana, chairs, tables, beach toys like football, Frisbees, bocci)
Extensive Fishing gear
Board Games
1 x floating Maui Mat Raft
3 x Hobi Mirage drive kayaks (two double, one single)
8 x yoga mats, BowFlex select free weights

Exercise Equipment:
Dumbbells, a weight bench, Elliptical trainer, yoga Mats, TRX, and weight bands
Other Entertainment Kaleidescope entertainment system with 200+ movie server
Exercise Equipment:
8 x yoga mats, PowerBlock select dumbbells, a weight bench, Elliptical trainer, TRX, and weight bands.

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Crew Size: 7
Captain Name: Jason Bacon
Captain Nation: British

Crew Profile

Captain Name: Captain: Jason Bacon | UK (Rotation)
Previous Yachts: M/Y SMERALDA (253ft) Dubai and Worldwide itinerary, M/Y ONE OFF (201ft), M/Y One More Toy (157ft)
Jason started his life on the water at the age of 5 racing small sailing dinghies. After racing for a number of years he taught these skills at the Olympic sailing school in Wales. At the school, he passed his Master of Yachts unlimited and with such credentials was able to join the Americas Cup Yacht, Stars & Stripes. With a passion for travel working on super yachts seemed a natural progression. Since then he has worked on multiple yachts and has 17 years of experience in the industry.
As a captain, he oversees every aspect of the yacht’s operations ensuring safety at all times and a comfortable cruising experience. He is adept at crew relations, continually maintaining a strong team environment to create the most memorable and service-oriented experience for the guests.
Hobbies include: Free diving, wake boarding, sailing and kayaking.

Shaun Falconer | South Africa (Rotation)
Shaun has been a professional mariner since 2010. He has sailed around the world on various vessels with a focus on remote expedition cruising areas. With an education from the University of Johannesburg, Shaun is qualified as a practicing attorney and holds degrees in economics and international tax. His education has assisted Shaun in navigating the legislative and regulatory aspects of yachting with ease providing for safe and efficient running of vessels in line with what is required by flag and port states.
Shaun is from South Africa and has strong family values. He takes pride in teaching and mentoring his crew to progress their careers in a professional and responsible manner. Sharing his knowledge and love for the ocean, Shaun always places the safety of the Vessel, crew and guests as paramount while providing a service that allows clients to create memorable moments.

Jason and Shaun would like to take this opportunity to welcome you aboard M/Y Far Niente and introduce you to the rest of the crew:

First Mate: Matthew Joubert | South African
Previous Yachts: M/Y Amanti, M/Y Rasa, M/Y Dona Lola
Matthew Joubert was born in Kimberly, South Africa and raised in the wine district of the Western Cape. He has been diving since I he was 12 years old and has always had a big passion for the ocean and the underwater world. He has worked in Mozambique as a Dive Instructor before deciding to join the yachting industry four years ago. He loves instructing and showing people how to enjoy all the fun things there are to do in and out of the water.
Hobbies: Sailing, hiking, spearfishing, and fitness

Deck Stew: Lindsay Semino | USA
Previous Yachts: M/V Aqua Cat, M/Y Vista Blue.
Lindsey was born and raised in Arizona. She previously worked as a trainer Jockey for a horse track but her love for the water convinced her to make a change into the maritime industry. She has been in the maritime industry ever since, 13 years now and counting. She gained much experience as a dockhand at a marina and from working at a boat & jet ski rental company. From there she decided to take her career further and worked onboard a dive boat while obtaining her captains license. With her passion of the ocean and determination to make every guest have a blast onboard, you are guaranteed to have a trip to remember onboard M/Y Far Niente!
Hobbies: Diving, kite surfing, wakeboarding, horseback riding, and traveling

Chef: Jerome Tricoche | France (Rotation)
Previous Yachts: MY Bacchus, MY Imagine, MY Four Wishes, MY Sequel P.
Jerome speaks French and English. Originally born in France, his training started in Paris at the Bristol hotel. He then lived in London for 24 years where he owned his own restaurant in Chelsea for 6 years. For the last 14 years Jerome has travelled and cooked all around the world on both land and sea. Prior to joining the yachting industry, he worked for various well known families such as the Rothschild’s, the Royal family of Abu Dhabi, the Royal family of Saudi Arabia and the Royal family of Greece as their estate chef. He has found himself very fortunate to discover and embrace a variety of international cooking at all levels. Jerome’s knowledge of world cuisine ensures that every day guests get an extensive menu to choose from that will satisfy every table.

Chef: Giovanni Bruno | Italy (Rotation)
Giovanni is from Mondovì small town in the middle of Piedmont Italy.
He has maintained a passion for food since young age of 16 at which point he began his 5 years worth of schooling to become a culinary trained Chef. He worked in both 5 star hotels and Michelin awarded restaurants before joining the yachting industry as Head Chef on some of the worlds grandest yachts. With now 9 years in the yachting industry, he has catered to VIP’s of many different nationalities and is able to satisfy the palate of all on board with a huge repertoire of delicious recipes and a variety of world cuisines. With a Strong knowledge of Mediterranean, Middle East and Asian cuisine plus the skills for intricate pastry and specialist breads, there’s no requests that shall go unanswered.
Hobbies: Diving, Fishing, and reading

Chief Stewardess: Mary Joubert | USA
Previous Yachts: M/Y Australis
Born in Savannah, Georgia and raised under moss draped live oaks of one of the southeast USA’s low country gems- an island called Isle of Hope, Mary was influenced from an early age by the beauty of the ocean and its intra-coastal waterways. The vast marshes that give way to fertile estuaries became the playground of her childhood and there wasn’t often a summer day that didn’t involve launching any vessel available to explore the neighboring uninhabited islands. The inevitable “mud bogging” episode and a mother being presented with a tattered T-shirt full of fish, ’crustaceans and other bottom feeders usually meant the day was finished. Convinced that the assurance of working outdoors was the chief criteria for furthering her education, Mary obtained a science degree in Biology and after university was employed by the International Riding Academy of Hilton Head, South Carolina. Oddly enough it was here that she was introduced to yachting, when one of her clients asked if she might be interested in a “change of scenery?” And a change it was, spending winter seasons in Asia or the Caribbean and summers in the Mediterranean, each port of call brought a heightened sense of excitement and adventure. Mary now divides her time and work between the Equestrian and Yachting industries. She just recently finished a period of traveling sub- Saharan Africa working in a number of the continent’s most popular horseback safaris. Her passion for conservation on land and sea is one that she enjoys sharing with guests and hopes to meet your every whim and desire where experiencing your pristine surroundings are concerned.
Hobbies: Diving, paddle boarding, fishing and she soon hopes to graduate from wake- boarding to Kite boarding.

2nd Stewardess: Danielle Acierno | USA
Previous Yachts: S/Y Knickerbocker, M/Y Mimi, and M/Y Eccentric
Danielle grew up on the south shore of Long Island, NY where she spent summers boating, crabbing and clamming on the Great South Bay. While attending Stony Brook University pursuing her degree in English, she began working at Sailors Haven Marina on Fire Island. It is there that she fell in love with the boating industry and knew that working in and around boats is where she belonged. She spent the next six years working at different marinas from Fire Island to Montauk. Upon graduating college Danielle spent a year traveling through Latin and South America. She spent six months teaching English as a Second Language in Costa Rica and had the privilege of traveling to Nicaragua, Panama, Peru and Bolivia. Her zest for travel and her prior boating experience made joining the yachting industry a perfect fit. Danielle joined the yachting industry in 2018 and has gained experience on both motor and sailing yachts. Her easy-going attitude combined with her passion for service will put you at ease and ensure you have a wonderful experience!
Hobbies: Reading, water-sports, Yoga, running & traveling.

Chief Engineer: Josh Proctor | USA
Previous Yachts: M/Y Rhino, M/Y Mia Elise, M/Y Exit Strategy
Josh grew up in Sarasota, Florida where he developed a passion for boating at an early age. He began sailing dinghies as soon as he could, joining the Opti national team at eleven and continuing to race and coach before his beginning his yachting career. Josh is an avid fisherman and also enjoys traveling, diving, spearfishing, and other watersports. From repairing and maintaining his own boats and a fleet of coach boats, he developed an interest in all things mechanical which led him to pursue engineering. He has been in the yachting industry for 8 years in a variety of engineering roles earning his Y4 license with the MCA in 2019.
Hobbies: Sailing, Fishing, Diving

Amenities

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

Water Sports

Dinghy Size 2018 35' Boston Whaler Kayaks 1 PAX Yes
Dinghy hp 350 Floating Mats Yes
Dinghy # pax Swim Platform
Water Skis Adult Yes Boarding Ladder (Loc/Type)
Water Skis Kids Sailing Dinghy
Jet Skis 2 Beach Games Yes
Wave Runners Fishing Gear Yes
Kneeboard Yes Gear Type
Windsurfer Rods
Snorkel Gear Yes U/Water Camera
Scurfer U/Water Video
Wake Board Yes
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