Yacht for Charter
FAR NIENTE

130ft / 39.9M | Builder: Westport | Year: 2014
Yacht Charter FAR NIENTE

Yacht Charter FAR NIENTE By Westport

Length 130ft (39.9m)
Beam 25ft 11in (7.9m)
Draft 6ft 7in (2m)
Year Built 2014
Builder Westport
Designer Westport
Staterooms 5
Sleeps 10
Refit 2017
Cruising Speed 13kts (24kph)
Stabilisers At anchor (0 speed)
Flag Marshall Islands
Engines 2 x MTU/DDC 12V 4000 (2895 HP each)
Locations Caribbean
From: $115,000 plus expenses
Formal Dining
Twin Guest Stateroom
Twin Guest Stateroom
King Guest Stateroom
King Guest Stateroom
Jacuzzi on Sun Deck
Sun Deck Lounge
Portuguese Bridge
Aft Deck Al Fresco Dining
Boat Deck Lounge
Seadoo Spark 2-seater 900cc
Master Ensuite Bathroom
Master King Stateroom on deck forward
Skylounge looking aft
Main Salon looking forward
Master Stateroom Office
Skylounge looking forward
Far Niente in the Bahamas

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Master Stateroom:Main Deck, forward: Centerline king bed facing aft with two night stands, 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 sinksand 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 nightstands, dresser, safe, and closet. The en-suite features a head and bidet, twinsinks and a shower. The entertainment center has a 32” Blu-ray TV, DVD/CD, iPoddock, 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 a26” 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 entertainmentcenter has a 26” Blu-ray TV, DVD/CD, iPod dock, and surround sound.
One of the twin guest staterooms has the option to convert to a 4th King.
Captain: Jason BaconCaptain: Jason Bacon

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

1st Mate: Brad Eichbauer

Previous Yachts: M/Y Mine Games, M/Y Lucky Lady, M/Y My Seanna, M/Y M3

Brad grew up on the East coast of South Africa in Durban where at the age of 11 he discovered his passion for water sports and fishing. He went onto owning his own boats and jet skis by the time he finished school. He spent many weekends taking his friends and family out on the water, whether it was bass fishing, wakeboarding, jet skiing or even deepsea fishing. With his experiences as a skipper for his friends he realized his passion for guest satisfaction and hospitality. After 6 years of being a foreman for a manufacturing company he decided that two days a week was not enough time spent on the water. He was on the verge of starting his own fishing charter company before deciding to redirect his aim towards the yachting industry. In 2016 Brad started his maritime journey with captaincy on the horizon.

Captain (Rotation): Jonathan BarrettCaptain (Rotation): Jonathan Barrett

Previous Yachts: CHILLS (85ft Westport – Mate/Engineer), FAR NIENTE (131ft Westport – First Mate), SEA N SEA (100ft Ocean Alexander – Captain)

Jonathan (Jon) grew up in Durban, South Africa and fell in love with the ocean from a young age. When he wasn’t on his family’s 38ft Luhrs Sport Fisher you would find him surfing or wake boarding in Durban’s warm ocean. After Jon obtained his diploma in Hotel Management and Hospitality he dove headfirst into the service and tourism industry, and eventually lead him into the direction of a yachting career in 2013. He has progressed in his professional yachting career and in 2017 stepped up to the role of Captain.

Hobbies: Surfing, skate boarding, fishing and scuba diving

Chief Stewardess: Chantal De Bruin

Previous Yachts: M/Y Broadwater and M/Y M3

Originally from Durban, South Africa, Chantal started her life in the corporate industry straight out of school. With extensive admin experience and a drive for success she eventually started working as a sales executive for Jaguar Land Rover, before finally succumbing to her love of the sea. Having been raised on the coast she has a natural wanderlust and after travelling all over the world for pleasure she finally settled into the yachting industry. Her journey began in December 2016 as a junior stewardess and she has since continued to grow and flourish into her Chief stewardess position. When she is not giving the best service possible, Chantal loves to be adventurous, explore new places and enjoy her time outdoors.

Hobbies: Traveling & exploring hidden gems, Fitness, fishing & being outdoors

Deck Stewardess: Lindsey SeminoDeck Stewardess: Lindsey Semino

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.

2nd Stewardess: Danielle Acierno2nd Stewardess: Danielle Acierno

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.

Chef: Massimo Sica SussiniChef: Massimo Sica Sussini

Born in Florence, Italy Chef Massimo grew up around traditional Italian cuisine, this allowed him to learn baking and pastry skills at a very young age. In 1989 at the age of 15 he began his career in the restaurant industry. Since then he has held positions in several of the world’s top restaurants, working most recently for Sheikh Mohammad bin Salman at the Royal Palace of Saudi Arabia.

Massimo is no stranger to working on yachts, he has held the position of Head Chef on the 295ft Super Yacht Lauren L, the 247ft Boadicea and the 237ft Legend, catering to past Presidents, Royal family and several of the most prominent names in Hollywood & Corporate America.

As a culinary trained Chef with over 29 years of experience Chef Massimo is able to custom design menus taking into consideration the dietary requirements and specific tastes and needs of his guests.

Everything in his galley is carefully made from the most basic of ingredients making all pastry and bakery, ice-creams and fresh pasta in house. Even the nightly turn down Chocolates don’t escape his artisan hand with newly invented fillings formulated for each and every charter.

Chef (rotational): Simon BrownChef (rotational): Simon Brown

Previous Yachts: S/Y Irelanda and M/Y Rahil

Simon is from Melbourne, Australia. He has been working as a chef for over 20 years in some of Australia’s premiere restaurant’s and his cooking covers a broad range of cuisines, with a strong focus on client satisfaction. While not from a yachting background he has worked in the industry for a number of years on both sail and motor yachts and has developed a real passion for the sea.

Hobbies: Diving, mountain biking, and reading

Chief Engineer: Josh ProctorChief Engineer: Josh Proctor

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

Ammenities
Bluray player all cabins, Cell phone, DVD library, Indoor audio system, iPod dock, Media movie server, Outdoor audio system, Printer, Satellite TV, Streaming online media, TV all cabins, TV master cabin, TV outdoor, TV saloon, Wi-Fi, 35ft/10.7m Boston Whaler 350hp, 17ft/5.2m AB 115hp, Assorted water toys, Beach games, Board games, Floating mats, Free weights, Inflatable floating island, Kayaks multiple, Kneeboard, Mono ski, Paddleboards multiple, Tube - towable, Wakeboard, Water skis - adult, Water skis - child, Water slide, BBQ, Beach umbrella, Coffee machine, Exercise equipment, Fishing gear - heavy, Fishing gear - light, Gym, Ice maker, Jacuzzi on deck, Special diets, Sun loungers, Swim platform, Water maker
Diving
Not Insured