Yacht for Charter
ARAOK

58ft / 17.8M | Builder: Fountaine Pajot | Year: 2018
Yacht Charter ARAOK

Yacht Charter ARAOK By Fountaine Pajot

Length 58ft (17.8m)
Beam 29ft 2in (8.9m)
Draft 4ft 7in (1.4m)
Year Built 2018
Builder Fountaine Pajot
Designer Berret-Racoupeau Yacht Design
Staterooms 4
Sleeps 6
Refit Not known
Cruising Speed 8kts (15kph)
Stabilisers None
Flag France
Engines 2x 75hp
Locations West Mediterranean
From: $28,893 plus expenses

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    Captain: Sylvain Lesniak (33)Captain: Sylvain Lesniak

    Sylvain Lesniak

    Captain FRENCH

    Sail and work experience

    Sylvain has never been far from the sea, he began his career in the French Navy

    working as a firefighter and a submariner before deciding to move into the

    commercial sailing sector. It didn’t take him long to gain a wealth of experience.

    He has clocked up thousands of miles on yachts such as M/Y Printemps, S/Y

    Manu and now finds himself as captain aboard ARAOK. He also has a lots of

    racing experience having participated in a number of regattas. He speaks

    French and English.

    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.

    Education , Licenses & 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

    Deckhand & Hostess: Emilie RichardDeckhand & Hostess: Emilie Richard

    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

    Chef & Host: Benjamin LatorteChef & Host: Benjamin Latorte

    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

    Ammenities
    Wi-Fi, Assorted water toys, Kneeboard, Paddleboard, Fishing gear - light, Sun cushions
    Diving
    Not Insured, Snorkelling gear