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58 ft / 17.8 m
FROM $24,988

Operating in Caribbean, West Mediterranean.

  • Length
    58ft (17.8m)
  • Beam
    28ft 10in (8.8m)
  • Draft
    4ft 7in (1.4m)
  • Year Built
  • Builder
    Fountaine Pajot
  • Designer
    Berret-Racoupeau Yacht Design
  • Sleeping Guests
  • Crew
    Captain Sylvain Lesniak
  • Refit
    Not known
  • Cruising Speed
    8kts (15kph)
  • Stabilisers
  • Flag
  • Engines
    2x 75hp
  • VAT Registered
  • US Duty Paid
Captain: Sylvain Lesniak (33)Captain: Sylvain Lesniak

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

Deckhand & Hostess: Emilie RichardDeckhand & Hostess: Emilie Richard

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

Chef & Host: Benjamin LatorteChef & Host: Benjamin Latorte

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

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