FAR NIENTE Inquire About This Yacht

Yacht Type:

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Length:

130

Beam:

26.2

Draft:

6.6

Guests:

10

Crew:

7

Cabins:

5

Helipad:

No

Jacuzzi:

Yes

AC:

Full

Year Built:

2014

Builder:

Westport

Max Speed:

20

Yacht Accomodations

Master Stateroom: Main Deck, forward: Centerline king bed facing aft with two nightstands, 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 sinks and 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 night stands, dresser, safe, and closet. The en-suite features a head and bidet, twin sinks and a shower. The entertainment center has a 32” Blu-ray TV, DVD/CD, iPod dock, 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 a 26” 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 entertainment center has a 26” Blu-ray TV, DVD/CD, iPod dock, and surround sound.

One of the twin guest staterooms can convert to a 4th King if so desired.

High Price (weekly):

$140,000

Low Price (weekly):

$125,000

Captain Name:

Jason Bacon

Captain Nation:

British

Onboard Scuba:

Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only

Other Entertainment

Kaleidescope entertainment system with 200+ movie server

Other Toys

2018 35’ Boston Whaler Outrage w/triple 350hp Mercury engines, Seakeeper gyro stabilization, outriggers, side door with ladder, rigged for offshore fishing/trolling and lighter poles for casting. Onboard private head. Live well, sun pad, bench seating and adjustable back rests, night vision camera and state-of-the-art dual fish finders.
2016 17’ AB Nautilus DLX inflatable tender with hard bottom deep V hull and 115hp Yamaha engine, with ski pole. Seats 10.
2 x Seadoo Spark 2-seater 900cc
1 x Stand Up Paddleboard
2 x Elliptical Stand Up Paddleboards
1 x Wake Board
1 x Towable Tube
Water Ski’s for adults and children, and slalom
Knee Board
Snorkel Gear
Beach Setup (bbq, cabana, chairs, tables, beach toys like football, Frisbees, bocci)
Extensive Fishing gear
Board Games
1 x floating Maui Mat Raft
3 x Hobi Mirage drive kayaks (two double, one single)
8 x yoga mats, BowFlex select free weights
Elliptical trainer

Communications

VSAT constant wireless internet

Crew Profile

Captain: Jason Bacon
British
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.
Jason would like to take this opportunity to welcome you aboard M/Y Far Niente and introduce you to the rest of the crew:

1st Mate: Durvano Minus (Minus)
Bahamian
Previous Yachts: M/Y Mustang Sally (161ft), M/Y BG (150ft)
Durvano Minus was born on the 21 miles long and 7 miles wide island of Nassau, Bahamas. Seeking to be different from his peers, he perused a career in maritime at Holland College Maritime Academy in PEI, Canada obtaining his OOW unlimited after completing high-school. After which he charted his course travelling to numerous countries such as Singapore, South Korea, Brazil, Peru, Japan and China just to name a few. After 8 years in commercial shipping working his way up from a Deck cadet to a 2nd Officer, he decided to shift his skills and knowledge from commercial shipping to the yachting industry.
As a 1st Mate, he is responsible for all that happens on deck and the safety of the ship and its guests. His job is to assist guests with the water toys and to keep the yacht’s exterior in meticulous order. He has fantastic tender driving skills and he is great with kids.
Hobbies: Rugby, Camping, Hiking, Travelling, Knee Boarding, Kayaking, and Sailing, Snorkeling and Diving (Qualified PADI Open water)

Chief Engineer: Gareth Evans
South African
Previous Yachts: M/Y Itasca (180FT)
Gareth is from the South Coast of Durban. He grew up by the ocean and whenever he had the time he would be on the beach either kayaking or doing life guard duties. After finishing school Gareth did a 3-year apprenticeship to become a Mechanical Fitter and after staying in this position for 2 years he then decided to jump into the yachting industry.
Gareth is now a qualified MEOL and maintains the yacht’s engine room and keeps the yacht’s systems in top condition 24/7. He will ensure everything is in proper working order: from your shower to the galley, main engines and everything in between.
Hobbies: Include Swimming and Exotic Sports Cars

Chef: Benoit Mercier
Canadian
Previous Yachts: MY SEANNA (185’), DESTINATION FOX HARB’R TOO(161’), SEAOWL (203’)
From Quebec, Canada, Benoit started cooking at an early age for his family where he would always prepare breakfast on the weekends. This led him to culinary school at the reputable École Hôtelière des Laurentides in Sainte-Adèle.
After his graduation, Benoit traveled to over 30 countries and has worked in some of the finest restaurants around the world. From Libya to Bermuda and France to Japan, Benoit worked with amazing chefs and in particular, the Michelin star rated restaurateur, Hiroyuki Hiramatsu in Tokyo, Japan where he learned the Feng Shui way and discipline to run a kitchen. He then moved to the yachting industry to challenge himself further.

Benoit has been an Executive Chef on yachts for over 15 years. He keeps up with the diet trends of today such as gluten-free, vegetarian, raw diets as well as creating his own super food such as chocolate, healthy preserves and protein bars. In January 2015 he graduated from the Integrative Nutrition School of New York as a professional coach in improving health and happiness through nutrition.
Hobbies: Tennis, Motocross, Chess and Gardening

Chief Stewardess: Tam Boutelje
British
Previous Private/Charter Yachts: M/Y Lady Christine (223ft), M/Y Vava II (316ft)
Tam was born in Johannesburg, South Africa but was raised in West Sussex, England. After graduating from university, she worked in London as a tailor and wardrobe consultant. Having been a recreational scuba diver and keen traveller since her teens, she left the city to embark on a career in yachting in 2011 which combined her love of the sea and going to new places.
She strives to make guests happy by providing the best quality service and experience for them. Tam is dedicated to making your experience on board memorable. She offers the highest standards in all aspects of the interior and service. Tam is always eager to assist you in every way and to ensure the best yacht vacation possible.
Hobbies: Scuba diving, writing, hiking, keeping fit, exploring new places and meeting new people.

2nd Stewardess: Taytum Steyn (Tay)
South African
Previous Yachts: M/Y Quattrolle 86.11M, M/Y Itasca
Taytum is from South Africa and grew up in sunny surfside city of Durban. Once Tay completed school she pursued a career in hospitality and started working on a Big Five Game Lodge (Hotel) where she assisted as an Au pair and also in guest services. After gaining the experience she needed, she then set off for Dubai and joined the exciting world of yachting.
As 2nd Stew, she is delighted to offer guests five star service and will be happy to accommodate your every need.
Hobbies: Horse riding, Photography, Floristry and spending time in nature

Deck/Stew: Mary Cope
American
Previous Yachts: M/Y Australis
Born in Savannah, Georgia and raised on the Isle of Hope, Mary was influenced from an early age by the beauty of the ocean and its intracoastal waterways.
Convinced that the assurance of working outdoors was the chief criteria for furthering her education, Mary obtained a science degree in Biology and after university was employed by the International Riding Academy of Hilton Head, South Carolina. Oddly enough it was here that she was introduced to yachting, when one of her clients asked if she might be interested in a “change of scenery?” And a change it was, spending winter seasons in Asia or the Caribbean and summers in the Mediterranean, each port of call brought a heightened sense of excitement and adventure.
Mary now divides her time and work between the Equestrian and Yachting industries. She just recently finished a period of traveling southern Africa working in a number of the continent’s most popular horseback safaris. Her passion for conservation on land and sea is one that she enjoys sharing with guests and hopes to meet your every whim and desire where experiencing your pristine surroundings are concerned.
Hobbies: diving, paddle boarding, fishing and she soon hopes to graduate from wake-boarding to Kite boarding.

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