Yacht Charter PENELOPE By Ferretti
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1 Full beam master stateroom on main deck with private bathroom
3 Double suites with private bathroom
1 Twin cabin private bathroom
Alessandro is is a reliable and highly skilled Captain, with many years of experience in the Yachting industry. The sea passion is a family tradition since ever. His passion for the sea is not limited to the career: in his spare time he participated to important international regattas, achieving exemplary results and gaining the podium on several occasions. Always very accurate and professional, with strong "can do" attitudes and remarkable managerial skills, Captain Abbate achieved impressive results with all the charters runned at the helm of the previous "Penelope". Italian mother tongue, he speaks a very fluent English.
Giuseppe is a young but very experienced Sicilian Chef, highly skilled in professional Mediterranean cuisine.
He started working in 2010 as chef de partie at the Hotel Sigonella Inn where he trained his culinary skills, developed advanced organizational skills and general manning of galley department. He followed his career employing in the main one Stella Michelin restaurants of Sicily and in 2014 he achieved the prestigious degree at “Accademia di Alta Cucina Gambero Rosso” in Rome.
Giuseppe enriched his professional path, working as Sous Chef in the USA restaurants and later embarking in 2016 as Executive Chef aboard luxury yachts in Malta and Spain, where acquired extensive knowledge and experience of various cooking styles, cuisines, ingredients and flavours.
Boasting a strong educational background, comprehensive training and advanced knowledge of HACCP procedures, Giuseppe is eager to satisfy even the most demanding guests tastes.
Italian mother tongue, he speaks an intermediate level of English.
Gregorio is a young deckhand, dynamic, efficient and professional.
Coming from a family of maritime operators, his passion for the sea is deeply rooted, and he pursues the dream of becoming a Captain.
He took his degree at the Nautical Institute with dedication and determination, obtaining all the necessary qualifications to enter the yachting industry. Fond of fishing and water sports, Gregorio is a discreet and kind sailor, always ready to do its best to guarantee guests a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Italian native speaker, has a good knowledge of English.
Boasting a remarkable and proven experience as stewardess in the yachting industry, Valentyna guarantees an impeccable service aboard, guessing and anticipating guests needs. She has been working as stewardess aboard luxury yachts since 2014, providing an high end service to the sophisticated owners. During her professional career as high profile yacht stewardess, Valentyna has had the chance to sharpen her skills and to train and oversee junior stewardesses.
Her attention to the detail and her positive attitude, make her an outgoing and self-motivated team member with good organizations skills used to travel and to deal with different caliber people and cultures.
Ukrainian mother tongue, she speaks English, Russian, Spanish and Italian.
Marika is a very young and energetic woman, fond of sport and of the sea. She’s very meticulous and hard working and she loves meeting people from all around the world.
She was raised in close contact to the sea, due to her parents holding a boat, and she merged her passion for the sea with her passion for the sport by practicing free-diving. After taking a diploma in Business and Marketing, she opted for a dynamic job that could suit her active nature and decided to embark as a stewardess on board charter yachts.
Her attention to the detail and her positive approach make her a valuable addition to the crew, and a very pleasant presence for guests to interact with.
Italian mother-tongue, she has a basic knowledge of English.
Antonio is a young, friendly and efficient crew member. Fond of sea life since ever, in 2016 he achieves the Technical Diploma in Transports and Logistics "Conduction of the naval means", gaining a solid knowledge in the field of Mechanical Engineering and Machinery, Law of navigation, Logistics of flows and Cargo handling. In 2018 he has the chance to implement his skills, working as sailorman during the summer season in Puglia at the guidance of a boat- powered by 9mt., training to perform approaches and berths at the docks. Later he has the opportunity to improve his English knowledge, during a 5 month stay in the United Kingdom. Once back in Italy, Antonio gives up again to the call of sea and embarks as Official Blanket Cadet on a 24mt yacht pleasure vessel used for charter where he carries out the duties related to all phases of navigation (support to the commander in mooring operations and assistance to navigation) and extraordinary activities like support to the staff of yard in the operations of cleaning of hull and flap and launch of the ship. Used to work in team, he holds also the knowledge of the main on-board software. Italian mothertongue, Antonio speaks a good level of English.