Cruising Area of Araok

Summer PortSouth of France
Winter PortSt Barths

Araok Specification

Length17.8 Metres
Beam8.88 Metres
Draft1.4 Metres
Max Speed10
Cruising Speed8
Fuel Consumption20 Litres/Hr


TP in Heads-

Water Sports

Dinghy Hp4.20m with 50 HP Highfield Oce
Adult WaterskisYes
Snorkel GearYes
Wake BoardYes
Standup Paddle2
Fishing GearYes

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

ScubaYacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
Air CompressorNot Onboard


Sat TvYes
Salon Tv/DvdYes
Salon StereoYes


Special DietsInq

Araok Crew Profile

Crew Number3
Crew SmokeNo
CaptainSylvain Lesniak
SpeaksFrench and English
Deckhand/HostessFrance Grudet

CAPTAIN - Sylvain Lesniak - 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 - France Grudet - French

Sail and work experience:
France has a great sailing experience has she participated to regattas since 2013. She worked onboard MOONBEAM IV during the Charter season in 2016, and VAIMITI in 2020. As an optimist, she is constantly in search of learning with all the humility that this implies. She speaks English, French and Spanish.

Job description:
Responsible for organization, management and cleanliness of all interiors. She maintains an accurate inventory of all service items and supplies. She ensures the 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.

Education , Licenses & Certificates:
• GMDSS/ Helm Operator/STCW2020 (2019)
• Sommelier (2003)
Emilie Richard

CHEF - Fabrice Garbero - French

Sail and work experience:
Fabrice has extensive experience, having started his career interning in various restaurants in the late 1980s and building up to head chef in hotels in various countries including Guatemala, Jamaica, and Nicaragua. He has participated in various televised cooking shows and workshops. He is fluent in French and Spanish, and has a basic knowledge of English and Italian.

Job description:
As the Chef Fabrice 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.

Licenses & Certificates:
-HACCP 7 Course Certificate
-Quality Instructor Certificate at Hôtel Inter Continental Costa Rica
-Hotel Service Leadership Course at Real Inter Continental Costa Rica
-USPH Certificate 2014
-Marine Merchant STCW 95 Certificate

Araok Calendar

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Araok Reservations & Port Locations

Start DateEnd DateDetails (Holds can be challenged)
Mar 18, 2023Apr 14, 2023Unavailable: Caribbean Sea* to Caribbean Sea*
Apr 15, 2023Apr 30, 2023Unavailable: Caribbean Sea* to Caribbean Sea*
May 01, 2023May 31, 2023Transit: Caribbean Sea* to South Of France*
Jun 16, 2023Jun 23, 2023Booked: Bonifaccio, Corsica* to Bonifaccio, Corsica*
Aug 17, 2023Aug 31, 2023Booked: Porto Vecchio, Corsica to Calvi, Corsica*

Araok Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter.
Low price: €25,000

High price: €29,000

The high and low prices of this yacht depend on both the number of guests and the traveling season. Send us an inquiry for exact pricing.

Yacht terms: Plus Expenses

The price includes a professional crew operating your chartered yacht, but all running expenses such as fuel, tax, provisions and any other costs are extra. Calculate between 15-25% for a sailing yacht and 25-35% for a motor yacht on top of the given rate with an APA cash payment made to the ships agent or captain, who will keep an open tap and produce full accounts of all expenditures. Inquire for more information.

Send us an inquiry to get specific pricing for Araok.

Araok Guest Reviews

Sept 2021 - Broker Feedback - Christa Wild - Marine Projet Group

´Dear Nadia,
I have spoken with him by phone. He told me that he had a great time on board, and he enjoyed a lot. He liked the boat, and he liked a lot the crew. He told me that the skipper was great. Best regards´

Winter 2020 Caribbean - Broker Feedback - Sarah Sebastien - Nicholson Yacht Charters & Services

Dear Lisa,
They LOVED their charter and especially the CREW, they left a very good tip, all the rest of the APA.
John said the crew were outstanding and they were sorry to leave. Thank you Sylvain and Crew, for giving our clients a great charter, we look forward to booking you again

Winter 2020

´Just to let you know Sylvain, Benjamin and Emilie were all absolutely fantastic - extremely personal, professional and just fun to be with. We are sad to have to leave them.
Thank you very much for your efforts In organizing it all.
All the best,

Araok Sample Menu

We currently don't have a sample menu for Araok. Please inquire for more information.