Power Yacht Far Niente

130ft · 10 guests · St Martin, Caribbean Leeward Islands
Far Niente Crewed Power Yacht Charter
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7-Night Rates

From $115,000 + expenses (2 passengers 7 nights)
To $140,000 + expenses (10 passengers 7 nights)*
*Price range is subject to change. Please Contact Us for pricing for various party sizes, number of nights and the premium weeks of Christmas & New Years. Best price guarantee: We endeavor to offer the lowest prices available and will always match lowest rates. We accept Visa, MasterCard and AMEX, no fees. We accept Visa, MasterCard and AMEX

Yacht Details

Guests Up to 10
Guest Cabins 5
Length 130ft
Guest Cabin Configuration 1 Master King, 2 VIP King, 1 Twin en-suite cabins with A/C
Designer Westport
Launched 2014 (Refit Annually)
Children Allowed Yes
Home Port Marina Fort Louis, St Martin, Caribbean Leeward Islands
Scuba Rendezvous only
Winter Cruising Area Caribbean Virgin Islands, Bahamas, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards
Summer Cruising Area Bahamas
Main Salon Formal Dining Aft deck, dining Master Stateroom Master Bath VIP King Guest Stateroom VIP King Guest Stateroom Twin Guest Stateroom Twins (convert to a King) Guest Stateroom Guest Bath Guest Bath Sun Deck Dining Jacuzzi Far Niente Layout

Meet the Crew

Captain: Jason Bacon (Rotation)

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..read more

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

Captain Jonathan Barrett (Rotation)

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

Mate: Mathew Joubert

Previous Yachts: M/Y Amanti, M/Y Rasa, M/Y Dona Lola

Mathew Joubert was born in Kimberly, South Africa and raised in the wine district of the Western Cape. He has been diving since I he was 12 years old and has always had a big passion for the ocean and the underwater world. He has worked in Mozambique as a Dive Instructor before deciding to join the yachting industry four years ago. He loves instructing and showing people how to enjoy all the fun things there are to do in and out of the water.

Hobbies: Sailing, hiking, spearfishing, and fitness

Chief 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

Chief Stewardess: Mary Joubert

Mary was born in Savannah, Georgia surrounded by the intercostal waterways of the Atlantic Ocean. Growing up in the southern low country she developed a passion for nature and a resolve to explore the world. After graduating with a Biology degree she worked in the equestrian industry before beginning her yachting career on a busy dual season charter yacht called Australis. After more than two years of cruising the Mediterranean, Caribbean and Asia she took a sabbatical from yachting to experience wild Africa. Her new job involved working for a company that ran luxury eco-lodges from the Bazaruto Archipelago of Mozambique to the banks of the Kalahari in Botswana, here she used the experience she had gained from yachting to provide a high level of hospitality offering silver service in some challenging bush environments. In 2017 Mary returned to yachting on Far Niente where she met her husband Matt, and hasn’t looked back since! With a keen eye for detail she quickly became Chief Stewardess and will cater to your every need and comfort, making an epic holiday with memories that last a lifetime.

Chef: Massimo Sica Sussini (Rotation)

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 Simon Brown (Rotation)

Previous Yachts: S/Y Irelanda, 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 restaurants 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

2nd Stewardess: Danielle Acierno, USA

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.

Deck/Stew: Lindsay 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

Availability for Far Niente:

Listed below are any confirmed reservations or unavailability, as well as current holds / options. Note: this calendar is not always 100% current. Please contact us for more information about available dates aboard this yacht.

Upcoming 12 Months Reservation Calendar:
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Reservation Calendar with Port Locations:
Unavailable: Thursday, 1 October 2020 to Thursday, 5 November 2020: Unavailable: Fort Lauderdale, Florida* to Fort Lauderdale, Florida*
Booked: Sunday, 27 December 2020 to Wednesday, 6 January 2021: Booked: St Thomas, USVI* to St Thomas, USVI*
Booked: Sunday, 10 January 2021 to Tuesday, 19 January 2021: Booked: Saint Marten, West Indies to Saint . Kitts*
Booked: Friday, 12 February 2021 to Friday, 19 February 2021: Booked: Saint Maarten, West Indies* to Saint Maarten, West Indies*

7-night Charter Rates

From $115,000 + expenses
To $140,000 + expenses
*Price range is subject to change. Please Contact Us for pricing for various party sizes, number of nights and the premium weeks of Christmas & New Years. Best price guarantee: We endeavor to offer the lowest prices available and will always match lowest rates. We accept Visa, MasterCard and AMEX, no fees. We accept Visa, MasterCard and AMEX

Contact us for rates and current availability or to book a charter aboard Far Niente!

Full Specifications for Far Niente

Far Niente Layout
Length 130ft
Beam 26.2
Draft 6.6
Designer Westport
Launched 2014 (Refit Annually)
Guests Up to 10
Children Allowed Yes
Air Conditioning Full
Flag Marshall Islands
Max. Speed 20
Dinghy/Tender 2018 35' Boston Whaler (350HP)
Guest Cabins 5
Guest Cabin Configuration 1 Master King, 2 VIP King, 1 Twin en-suite cabins with A/C
Accommodation Description:

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.

Home Port Marina Fort Louis, St Martin, Caribbean Leeward Islands
Winter Cruising Area Caribbean Virgin Islands, Bahamas, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards
Summer Cruising Area Bahamas
Preferred Port St. Maarten
WiFi Internet Onboard WIFI
Deck Shower Yes
Hair Dryer Yes
Ice Maker Yes
BBQ Yes
Other Kaleidescope entertainment system with 200+ movie server
Adult Waterskis Yes
Jet Ski 2
Stand Up Paddle Board Yes
Snorkeling Gear Yes
Tow Tube Yes
Knee Board Yes
2-Person Kayak Yes
Float Mats Yes
Beach Games Yes
Fishing Gear Yes
Underwater Camera 0
Other Water 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.
Water Slide
2 x SeaBob F5 Sport
2 x Seadoo Spark 2-seater 900cc
1 x Floating Cabana
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
Satellite TV Yes
DVD Player Yes
Board Games Yes
Captain Nationality British
Crew Smokes Inq
Crew Pets No
Caters to Special Diets Yes
Kosher Available Inq
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