FAR NIENTE

Yacht Type:
Power
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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

High Price:

$140,000

Low Price:

$125,000

Captain Name:

Jason Bacon

Captan Nation:

British

Onboard Scuba:

Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only

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.

Other Entertainment

Kaleidescope entertainment system with 200+ movie server

Other Toys

*Water slide coming by February 1, 2019!
2018 32’ Scout with twin 300hp 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.
Jason would like to take this opportunity to welcome you aboard M/Y Far Niente and introduce you to the rest of the crew:

Hobbies include: Free diving, wake boarding, sailing and kayaking


1st Mate: Johan Wessels
South African
Previous Yachts: M/Y Lady Joy, M/Y Kamalaya, M/Y Domani

Johan was born and raised in Durban, South Africa. As a child he had a passion for the ocean and starting surfing and body boarding at a young age. After spending four years on a golf course as a professional golfer, Johan decided it was time for a change. He became a dive master in 2012 and joined the yachting industry. After seven years in the yachting industry, he has traveled the seas from the east coast of the United States and Canada, the Bahamas and Caribbean, to the Mediterranean. As 1st Mate, Johan’s expertise and sense of adventure will ensure you have a great time and are always taken care of onboard M/Y Far Niente.

Hobbies: Scuba diving, running, rugby, and traveling the world


Chef: Simon Brown
Australia
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 restaurant’s 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, Reading


Chief Stewardess: Tracy Chandler
American
Previous Yachts: M/Y Dreams, M/Y Lady Bee, M/Y BW

Tracy was born and raised in sunny Miami, FL on a 42` sailboat. She spent most of her childhood in the crystal blue waters of the Bahamas. The sea is where she feels most at home so naturally a career in yachting called her name. Since she joined her first vessel in 2013, she has been cruising the waters of the Bahamas, Caribbean, and New England; giving her guests great memories and the best experience along the way! She strives to make guests happy by providing the best quality service and is eager to assist in every way to ensure the best vacation possible on board M/Y Far Niente!
Whenever possible you’ll catch her looking through the lens of her camera, capturing the beauty in the surrounding that yachting provides.
Hobbies: Photography, hiking, yoga, snorkeling and exploring new places


2nd Stewardess: Tessa Haggard
South African
Previous Yachts: M/Y Martha-Ann, M/Y Rarity

Tessa was born and raised in a small agricultural town of Skerkstroom, in the heart of the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Tessa’s desire to explore the world and experience different cultures lead her to pursue a yachting career in 2015, joining M/Y Martha Ann, and has never looked back! Tessa’s journey continues around the globe on M/Y Far Niente, where she continues to follow her dreams and travel. Tessa has a great sense of adventure and loves to explore the great outdoors, whether it be going for a walk around town or diving in the ocean. Tessa has a desire to continually strive for the highest standards of guest care. She takes great pride in working to ensure your vacation aboard M/Y Far Niente is an experience of a lifetime!

Hobbies: Horseback Riding, hiking, painting, and watersports


Deck/Stew: Lindsey Semino
American
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 and 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


Chief Engineer: Troy Shumaker
American
Previous Vessels: M/Y Dreams. M/Y Lady Bee, M/Y BW

Troy was born in Richmond, Virginia, but spent most of his childhood in San Francisco, California “The Golden City”. Living by the San Francisco Bay, Troy has always been interested in boats, especially fixing them. At a very young age he started to purchase, refit, and flip small boats for a profit. Ever since then he knew he wanted to pursue a career in the marine industry. After high school he went to a Marine Technician School and shortly after graduating he secured his first position onboard a yacht. Since then he has sailed extensively in the Bahamas, Caribbean, and New England and went on to obtain his US Coast Guard Designated Duty Engineer 1000 Unlimited license. As Chief Engineer onboard M/Y Far Niente, Troy performs daily operations and maintenance for the safety of the vessel and smooth operations.

Hobbies: Drone filming and photography, refitting vehicles, hiking, and exploring new places xploring.