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ARAOK Yacht Charter Catamaran

Plus Expenses

€24,000 - €28,000 per Week

Guests

6

Cabins

3

Crew

3

5 Average rating

Size / Year Built / Builder

58.0 Ft / 2018 / FOUNTAINE PAJOT

Accommodations

3
Cabins
1
King(s)
2
Queen(s)
3
Showers

Charter Types

Inq
Special Diets
Inq
Kosher Diets
Inq
Gay charters
Inq
Nudist Charters
No
Crew Smokes
No
Pets Onboard

Technical Details

8
Cruising Speed
10
Max Speed

Water Entertainment

Yes
Water Skis - Adult
Yes
Kneeboard
Yes
Snorkel Gear
Yes
Wakeboards
Yes
Fishing Gear
2
Stand-up Paddle Boards
4.20m with 50 HP Highfield Oce
Dinghy HP

Scuba Diving

Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
Scuba
-
License Info
Not Onboard
Air Compressor

Onboard Entertainment

Yes
Salon TV/DVD
Yes
Salon Stereo/Music
Yes
Sat TV

Rates

Minimum Maximum
€24,000 €28,000
Rates are per week

Please Note:
Our team endeavors to provide up to date and accurate information regarding each yacht in our listing, however some yachts reserve the right to make last minute changes to their availability and rates. With this in mind, please note that premium rates may be attached to certain destinations and dates, such as Christmas and New Years in the Caribbean or July and August in the Mediterranean. Kindly contact us for a proposal that details the yacht’s final rate and availability.

Crew Profile

3
Total Crew
Sylvain Lesniak
Captain Name
1986
Year Born

CAPTAIN - Sylvain Lesniak– FRENCH – 32

PREVIOUS YACHTS :
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

EDUCATION, LICENCES AND CERTIFICATES:

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

JOB DESCRIPTION :

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.


LANGUAGES :
French and English

HOBBIES:
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

3 Yacht Reviews

5 Average rating

Review 1

Embarcation

St. Marteen

on 2019-12-21

Disembarcation

St. Marteen

on 2019-12-27

Crew:
Sylvain Lesniak, Emilie Richard & Benjamin Latorte 

How would you qualify skipper:
We can't imagine a better captain than Sylvain! He was kind, always available, and eager to please.

How would you qualify rest of the crew:
Mimi and Benjamin were absolutely wonderful! They tended to our every need, always with smiles! We enjoyed being with them so much! They made our trip so special. Every meal Ben made was better than the one before! And he really paid attention to our likes and dislikes, and even made our vegetarian daughter feel special with every meal!

How would you qualify the yacht (comfort, features, general maintenance, etc):
The Catamaran was perfect for our family.... so clean, so comfortable, and it stayed that way all week, thanks to the staff's constant care and attention.


How would you qualify the itinerary:
Sylvain conferred with us constantly about our plans. He was always concerned with our comfort and safety, and all 3 staff members were also available and willing to get paddleboards, kayak, and snorkel gear, fishing gear, and anything else ready for us at a moment's notice.

How would you qualify the sports and leisure activities/equipment on board:
Wonderful!

How would you qualify the food and drinks:
Excellent... delicious... Perfect and Plentiful!

How would you qualify the entire experience of your trip:
We couldn't have imagined a better trip! Thank you to Sylvain, Mimi and Benjamin, and the owners of a perfect Catamaran!
Review 2

Embarcation

St. Marteen

on 2019-12-21

Disembarcation

St. Marteen

on 2019-12-27

Crew:
Sylvain Lesniak, Emilie Richard & Benjamin Latorte 

How would you qualify skipper:
Sylvan’s knowledge and abilities were as incredible as his hospitality. He was a great captain and we thoroughly enjoyed him.

How would you qualify rest of the crew:
Between Bens cooking and mimi’s hospitality, they made the trip absolutely amazing.

How would you qualify the yacht (comfort, features, general maintenance, etc):
No additional comments


How would you qualify the itinerary:
No additional comments

How would you qualify the sports and leisure activities/equipment on board:
No additional comments

How would you qualify the food and drinks:
Benjamin’s food was absolutely incredible. Every single meal was better than the last. Especially his truffle Brie roll, his beef carpaccio, and the mahi ceviche from the fish we caught and he filleted!!!

How would you qualify the entire experience of your trip:
No additional comments
Review 3

Embarcation

St. Marteen

on 2019-12-21

Disembarcation

St. Marteen

on 2019-12-27

Crew:
Sylvain Lesniak, Emilie Richard & Benjamin Latorte 

How would you qualify skipper:
Sylvain was wonderful. Competent and confident

How would you qualify rest of the crew:
Outstanding. Benjamin was an excellent chef and Mimi the perfect first mate.

How would you qualify the yacht (comfort, features, general maintenance, etc):
Everything was wonderful. The boat was well appointed and immaculate.


How would you qualify the itinerary:
No additional comments

How would you qualify the sports and leisure activities/equipment on board:
All good equipment in excellent condition.

How would you qualify the food and drinks:
Perfection. Benjamin was wonderful and the entire crew was perfectly attentive.

How would you qualify the entire experience of your trip:
Loved everything about it! The crew was kind and very professional. We had a wonderful trip.

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