Cruising Area of Far Niente

Pref. Pick-upSt. Maarten
Summer PortNassau, Bahamas
Summer OperationsBahamas

Far Niente Specification

Length130 Feet
Beam26.2 Feet
Draft6.6 Feet
Built2014
RefitAnnually
A/CFull
A/C NightYes
JacuzziYes
DeckshowerYes
HairdryerYes
Children AllowedYes
Ice MakerYes
Internet AccessOnboard WIFI
Max Speed20
Cruising Speed13
Fuel Consumption75 US Gall/Hr
Range1200
EnginesENGINES: 2 x MTU/DDC 12V 4000 (2895 HP each) GENERATORS: 2 x 92 kW Northern Lights, 1800rpm
Communications
VSAT constant wireless internet

Accommodations

Guests10
Cabins5
Crew7
King3
Twin2
Showers6
Wash Basins10
Heads7
Accommodation Details
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.

Water Sports

Dinghy (Feet)2018 35´ Boston Whaler
Dinghy Hp350
Adult WaterskisYes
Jetskis2
KneeboardYes
Snorkel GearYes
TubeYes
Wake BoardYes
1-Man KayakYes
2-Man KayakYes
Floating MatsYes
Standup PaddleYes
Beach GamesYes
Fishing GearYes
Other 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.
eFoil by Lift, Electric Hydrofoil Board (Caribbean only)
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

Exercise Equipment:
Dumbbells, a weight bench, Elliptical trainer, yoga Mats, TRX, and weight bands

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

ScubaYacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
Air CompressorNot Onboard

Entertainment

Sat TvYes
Salon Tv/DvdYes
Board GamesYes
Other Entertainment
Kaleidescope entertainment system with 200+ movie server
Exercise Equipment:
8 x yoga mats, PowerBlock select dumbbells, a weight bench, Elliptical trainer, TRX, and weight bands.

Cuisine

Special DietsYes
KosherInq
BBQYes

Far Niente Crew Profile

Crew Number7
Captain
CaptainJason Bacon
NationalityBritish
SpeaksEnglish, Italian


Captain (Rotation): Jason Bacon | Great Britain
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, Jason 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

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 (Rotation): Peter Martin | South Africa
Previous Yachts: Arioso (130´), Lady J (142´), Unforgettable (100´), Mystic (150´)
Born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa, Peter spent his vacations on the Cape, where he found his love for the ocean. After finishing high school, Peter decided to try his hand in the service industry and began working in fine-dining restaurants as a waiter, where he quickly climbed the corporate ladder and landed himself in management positions. After spending his early hospitality years overseeing the operations of various restaurants and nightclubs, he decided to venture into restaurant ownership with his childhood friend, and they found themselves opening a Portuguese restaurant called ‘Cescos´. After four years of growing and nurturing his business, Pete decided to explore his ever-growing interest in the yachting industry. He packed his bags and moved to South Florida, the yachting hub of the world. After 3 years working his way up in the industry, Peter proceeded to Captain several successful charter boats, such as ‘Arioso´, ‘Unforgettable´, ‘Lady J´ and ‘Mystic´. He currently holds his MCA Master 3000 and has been running motor yachts for the last 14 years, traveling extensively along the East Coast of the US, Bahamas, Caribbean and Mediterranean. He is extremely competent, enthusiastic, and loves utilizing his hospitality background and hidden talents on charter. When Pete is not onboard, he can be found scratching beats on his DJ decks, cycling through South Florida on his mountain bike or facetiming his pet Frenchie, Dave. Pete has a vast knowledge of yachting and chartering and is more than eager to create a safe and memorable vacation for all onboard M/Y FAR NIENTE.
Hobbies: Surfing, fishing and SCUBA diving

First Mate: Lindsay Semino | USA
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 extensive 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 Captain´s license. With her passion of the ocean and determination to ensure every guest has 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

Chef (Rotation): Paul Citatello | South Africa
Previous Yachts: M/Y Eclipse (538ft) Worldwide Itinerary, M/Y Luna (377ft), M/Y Ebony Shine (249ft) M/Y Yalla (252ft)
Paul is originally from the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, South Africa. Being from Cape Town gave him tremendous love and respect for the ocean. He worked in top Restaurants and Hotels in South Africa, Australia and London for 10 years, then joined the Yachting industry in order to fulfil his wanderlust and passion for travel. Paul loves exploring local markets, sourcing the freshest local ingredients to showcase his culinary knowledge. He has 16 year´s experience in the industry and is looking forward to welcoming you onboard Far Niente.
Hobbies: Surfing, Golf, Tennis & Hiking.

Chief Stewardess: Leah Anonsen | United States
Previous Yachts: Just Enough (43m), Robbie Bobby (34m), M3 (45m), Take 5 (40m)
Leah comes from a quaint town in Annapolis, Maryland near the water. She was actively involved in extracurriculars and highly competitive in field hockey, which she played well into college. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Relations and Advertising from Towson University. Shortly thereafter, she pursued her love for photography and videography. However, she was craving something different and decided to uproot her life and move to Sydney, Australia and become an au pair. She fell in love with traveling and didn´t want to return home after living abroad and there she discovered yachting. She has a bubbly, friendly personality that makes everyone feel welcome when around her, which makes her perfect for her role as a Chief Stewardess. She has a love for the water but also loves traveling the globe shredding the slopes on her snowboard in her spare time.
Hobbies: Snowboarding, field hockey, hiking, working out, traveling, photography & videography.

2nd Stewardess: Lana MacLeod | Canada
Previous Yachts: Audaces (45m)
Born and raised just north of Toronto, Ontario, Lana attended Nippissing University where she gained her Bachelors degree in Environmental studies. Her passion for sustainability lead her to volunteer in Nassau where she found her place in yachting. With a bachelors degree in Environmental studies and a passion for diving; ocean conservation and sustainability are very important to her. Lana practices a green lifestyle and participates regularly in beach cleanups. Lana has been in the yachting industry for more then 3 years. She enjoys the challenges and takes pride in providing excellent service, devoted to making your stay on board an exclusive and unforgettable one.
Hobbies: Surfing, Hiking, Biking, Design & Photography

Deck Stew: Ilona Fricova | Czech Republic
Previous Yachts: S/Y Sagittarius and S/Y 01
Ilona was born and raised in a tiny village in the Czech Republic. Growing up she had an affinity for the water kayaking the local rivers and even building her own canoe at a young age, with the help of her parents. With her love for the water, she sailed her way into the Maritime Industry leaving her country, ending up on the French Island of Martinique. After cruising both the Windward and Leeward Islands and obtaining her RYA Yacht Master, she joined Far Niente where she has spent the past 6 months working aboard as deck/stewardess and certified rescue diver.
Hobbies: Diving, wakeboarding, kayaking, hiking and traveling

Chief Engineer (Rotation): Jordan Jones | Mexico
Previous Yachts: Fountainhead (288´), El Rey (115´), Moon Goddess (115´)
Jordan was born in Tampico, Mexico but now is settled in Cabo San Lucas where he calls home, and he loves to spend time traveling around the Baja California peninsula. He spent four years in a Merchant Marine School, after he graduated in 2015 he started his internship onboard commercial boats for one year while traveling around the Pacific side of Mexico and South America. After that he got his engineering ticket and moved into the yachting industry in 2017.
Hobbies: working out, chess and reading.

Chief Engineer (Rotation): Marco Tostado | Mexico
Previous Yachts: Fountainhead (288´), El Rey (115´), Moon Goddess (115´)
Marco was Born in Tampico, Mexico. But settled in Mazatlan Mexico. Well known as a quaint fishing town with great seafood, he lives there with his family. After four years spent at Merchant Marine School he graduated in 2015. After a one year internship on large vessels traveling around the Pacific side of Mexico and South America and the Pacific Ocean Marco was given the opportunity to work as engineering Officer on the 930ft Carnival Horizon. After 4 years in the cruise industry it was an easy sidestep into yachting and natural progression.
Hobbies: Working Out, Chess and Reading

Far Niente Calendar

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Far Niente Reservations & Port Locations

Start DateEnd DateDetails (Holds can be challenged)
Dec 18, 2021Dec 26, 2021Booked: St. Lucia to Grenada, St Georges
Dec 27, 2021Jan 03, 2022Booked: Grenada, St Georges to Saint Lucia, West Indies*
Jan 15, 2022Jan 22, 2022Unavailable: Saint Lucia, West Indies* to Grenada, St Georges
Feb 08, 2022Feb 15, 2022Booked: Canouan, Grenadines* to Canouan, Grenadines*
Feb 20, 2022Feb 27, 2022Booked: St Thomas, USVI* to St Thomas, USVI*
Mar 12, 2022Mar 19, 2022Booked: Saint Thomas, USVI* to Saint Thomas, USVI*
Mar 25, 2022Apr 01, 2022Booked: Saint Maarten, West Indies* to Saint Maarten, West Indies*
Apr 30, 2022May 07, 2022Booked: Nassau, Bahamas* to Nassau, Bahamas*
May 25, 2022May 31, 2022Unavailable: Nassau, Bahamas* to Nassau, Bahamas*
Jul 01, 2022Jul 31, 2022Unavailable: Portland, Maine, ME* to Portland, Maine, ME*
Jan 08, 2023Jan 15, 2023Booked: Saint Maarten, West Indies* to Saint Maarten, West Indies*

Far Niente Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter.
Low price: $125,000

High price: $140,000

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.

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