Fountaine Pajot • 2018 • 17.8m
The luxury charter yacht ARAOK offers accommodation for 6 guests in 4 cabins consisting of a master with a king size bed and bathroom facilities including a shower and lavatory. Further guest accommodation is also available in another 3 cabins.
ARAOK also accommodates up to 3 crew on-board to ensure you have a relaxed luxurious charter experience and all of your needs are catered for while on board.
The specifications on board the beautifully built 58 ft / 17.8 m Fountaine Pajot launched in 2018 include full air conditioning as well as an extensive list of amenities and toys.
While chartering in the West Mediterranean the luxury charter yacht ARAOK and her crew of 3 will be sure to satisfy all of your needs and make sure you enjoy your experience.
Fishing gear - light
Assorted water toys
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
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
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
- Yacht name
17.8m / 58ft
8.9m / 29'2
1.4m / 4'7
- Speed (cruising)
14.8kph / 8kn
Berret-Racoupeau Yacht Design