Yacht for Charter

78ft / 23.8M | Builder: Southern Wind | Year: 2001

Yacht Charter ELISE WHISPER By Southern Wind

Length 78ft (23.8m)
Beam 19ft 4in (5.9m)
Draft 12ft 6in (3.8m)
Year Built 2001
Builder Southern Wind
Designer Reichel/Pugh Yacht Design
Staterooms 3
Sleeps 8
Refit 2018
Cruising Speed 12kts (22kph)
Stabilisers None
Flag United Kingdom
Engines 1x Yanmar 4LHASTP 240 hp 3,300 rpm
Locations West Mediterranean
From: $29,300 plus expenses

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    Fabrizio Ricciardi
    Captain: Fernando Gauthier (46)Captain: Fernando Gauthier

    Sail and work experience

    S/Y Blues, 30m Overall responsibility for engine room, chief of watch, navigator

    Captain of S/Y Turconeri, 24m Baltic yachts

    Captain of S/Y Bradamante, 20 m Nauta

    Captain of S/Y Kind of Blues, 20m Comet

    First mate of S/Y Ilusion of the isles, 30 m Southern Wind Shipyard Ltd

    Captain of S/Y Bradamante, 20m Nauta

    First Mate of M/Y Praslim, 19m Baglieto

    Cantieri Cayman. Boat building and maintenance. GRP works.

    Quality Painting Service Co. Inc. Lawrenceville Georgia. USA

    F1 Alineacione. Mechanical and technical alignment services. Paysandu, Uruguay

    Personal Profile

    From a young age, Fernando has been a sailing enthusiast, spending the last fifteen

    years working professionally on board various sailing yachts. He is an experienced

    sailor and has an extensive knowledge of the West, Central and East Mediterranean.

    He has crossed the Atlantic several times and has navigated the Caribbean during

    winter seasons. Fernando has an extensive knowledge of maintaining boats,

    thanks to his training and previous work experience, which also gives him extensive

    and in-depth knowledge of the day to day running of a large yacht.

    Born in Uruguay, Fernando is second generation Italian, with empathy for his Latin

    origins. He is polite, extremely discreet and quietly welcoming. He is able to give

    off an aura of calm, even in the most challenging situations on board. He loves

    his work and his aim is to make every cruise on board of ELISE WHISPER a great

    success for everyone involved, both guests and crew.

    Job description

    Fernando is responsible for navigation and safety on board, as well as the overall

    running and financial management of the vessel, crew and guests. He is always

    there for safe and efficient operation of the yacht, including compliance with

    all safety procedures and regulations. He manages flag state regulations and

    compliance, ports and their local by-laws and regulations, along with managing

    the crew in conjunction with the vessel’s policies. He provides daily leadership

    for the crew and encourages teamwork at all times, providing individual growth

    and continuous professional development, by delegating duties and quietly

    supervising all tasks that the crew undertake.

    Education , Licenses & Certificates

    • Industrial Engineering. Engineering Republica University- Montevideo,

    Uruguay. Degree: Mechanical Technologists. Graduate on March 22nd, 2016

    • Mechanical Technician. Job University – Montevideo, Uruguay.

    Upper School - Ing. Luis Balparda. Graduate on March 22nd, 1996.


    Native Italian speaker, English and Spanish

    1st Mate: Guilherme Marques (22)1st Mate: Guilherme Marques

    Sail and work experience

    Guilherme is a World Championship windsurfer, first representing Portugal in 2006, so

    he has spent plenty of time in the water. He went straight from there into the yachting

    industry working as a tender driver and a deckhand aboard a number of yachts. He

    has completed a huge number of miles on a variety of different yachts, including a

    year and a half spent aboard S/Y BORKUMRIFF IV during which he gained extensive

    knowledge in yacht maintenance and even filled in for the chef aboard. He also has

    plenty of customer service experience from being a windsurfing instructor, he speaks

    Portuguese, English and Spanish

    Job description

    Guilherme has the ability to stand in for Captain in his absence, acting as a second in

    command. He assist captain in navigation. He participates in deck operations, respecting

    guest’s activities. He has extensive maintenance knowledge and he is responsible for the

    running and maintenance of deck equipment and all the machinery. When guests are

    on board, he ensures that they are properly cared for and that all requirements are met.

    Guilherme offers a particular attention to details and a polite and entertaining spirit.

    Licenses & Certificates

    • RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Ocean (Sail) CE / RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore (Sail)

    • MCA Approved Engine Course / MCA STCW Basic Training

    • RYA Powerboat Level 2 / RYA Short Range Radio

    • RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance / RYA PWC Proficiency

    • RYA Small Craft Radar course

    • Carta de Patrao Local (Portuguese qualification to skipper vessels up to 24m)

    • Proficiency in Security Awareness

    Chef & Stewardess: Juliana Jensen CechinelChef & Stewardess: Juliana Jensen Cechinel

    Personal Profile

    Juliana began her career in the events industry, where she organised weddings,

    conferences and events for thousands of people. She soon took these skills into

    the yachting world, working as a deckhand aboard S/Y CORTA VENTO. Over the

    next 11 years she worked on a number of yachts including 42ft S/Y MOLEQUE and

    more recently 115ft M/Y BRUNELLO. She now finds herself aboard ELISE WHISPER

    with a wealth of sailing and charter experience.

    Job Description

    Juliana is responsible for all guest and crew meals, providing a wide variety of

    nutritional food. She plans all the meals and reviews on board stores to ensure

    that adequate supplies of fresh food are always available. She manages all the food

    preparation in order to have meals prepared for particular times, often packaging

    and freezing samples of all the served food in compliance with health regulations.

    She oversees the galley and the interior, always maintaining very high standards

    of cleanliness and order on board with a meticulous eye for detail.

    Juliana helps with all deck operations including sailing, navigation, mooring and

    anchoring. Her eye for detail makes sure the deck is always tidy and safe.

    Education, Licenses & Certificates:

    • 2018 STCW Ship Basic Safety Course, Brazil.

    • 2018 STCW Ship´s Security Familiarization Course, Brazil.

    • 2017 STCW Security of Passenger Vessels Special Course, Brazil.


    Native Portuguese speaker, good Spanish, good English and good Italian.

    CD library, Indoor audio system, iPod dock, Satellite phone, Satellite radio, TV saloon, Wi-Fi, RIB 25hp, Kayak, Paddleboard, Wakeboard, Fishing gear - light, Sun cushions
    Not Insured, Snorkelling gear