Sailing yacht Tess is available for 8 guests to yacht charter in the Mediterranean. On board there are four cabins for guests to unwind and relax in. Tess has a double cabin with ensuite at the front of the boat and two twin cabins (bunk beds), each with their own bathrooms. At the rear of the boat, the fourth cabin also has its own bathroom but is a single cabin with a comfortable bed (double French size) which would comfortably accommodate 2 children sharing or 1 adult. The saloon has a spacious, comfortable seating area for guests to relax in.
Outside the large teak deck provides ample opportunities for sunbathing and admiring the views. The fly bridge has a smart dining area, perfect for enjoying memorable dining experiences.
WEEKLY CHARTER RATE 2023:
High Season (July-August): €24,500 + APA 30% + VAT
Mid Season (June & September) & Events: € 20,000 + APA 30% + VAT
Low Season: €18,000 + APA 30% + VAT
Summer operating areas: W. Med -Naples/Sicily/Greece/Riviera/Corsica/Sardinia
Winter Base Port: Sicily/Malta
Winter Operating Area: W. Med -Naples/Sicily/Riviera/Corsica/Sardinia
If the booking is for more than 10 days, the boat is available to move to Croatia, Ionian Greece, Sardinia, and Tuscany.
Crew Gratuity: Although discretionary, a crew gratuity of 10-15% of the charter fee is customary.
CYBA/MYBA terms will apply.
APA (Advance Provisioning Allowance): APA is an estimate (usually 30% of the charter rate) paid with the balance for covering running costs during the charter (food, drinks, fuel, mooring fees, and anything else that guests might need while on charter). Final accounts will be produced by the Captain at the end of the charter and any unused funds will be refunded in full to the Charterer directly. If the funds are not sufficient, the Captain will advise the Charterer accordingly and bills will be settled upon disembarkation.
Payment conditions: 50% of the charter rate within 7 days of signing the charter agreement, remaining 50% plus VAT plus APA, at least 5 weeks before the beginning of the charter.
CAPTAIN - ENGINEER
Diego Ruggiero, born in Palermo in 1980, began his career in the tourism industry as manager in sailing companies, taking care of services supply. His innate management capacity combined with his technical skills and sea experiences let him become an excellent Captain and manager of the boats he commands . In 2003 he began occasional activities as professional Skipper on charter sailing yachts and in 2009 he decided to devote himself full time to yachting . He has been employed aboard " Aniletta " , a wooden schooner of 27mt , as Deckhand and Sailor for 3 years, covering at the end, the role of second offcial . Once acquired Maritime Professional Titles, from 2011 to date he has been working as Captain of Catamarans , Sailing and Motorsailer yachts from 50 to 90 feet .On any yacht, he has been highly appreciated by Customers, that, after the first experience with him, usually follow him on the boats where he works, in confirmation of his professionalism, competence and pleasant character. Member of the Palermo Seafarers Club, he owns an Italian boat license for sailing and motor yachts, without range limits, Yacht Master 200 , STCW courses , PADI and Lifeguard. Since 2013 he has been operating in the role of for the annual " BR1 Seamen Training ", held in Malta, where he spends most of the winter periods. Hobbies: great lover of vintage, he is also a good professional photographer.
CHEF - STEWARD
Giovanni Romano, born in Palermo. At the beginning of his career, he has been employed for several high quality restaurants and in companies strictly connected with Tourism industry. He achieved a strong experience in fresh food cuisine and in capacity to relate with VIP clientele. Thanks to his great love for the sea, he decided to optimize her skills and job experiences in the yachting industry. His passion for the sea, his great cuisine skills and his professionality in services supply let any Customer have an unforgettable and unique experience onboard. He speaks Italian, fluent English, discrete Spanish. Before to join TESS, he has been trained in Malta, by BR1 Management, to learn all the secrets to offer a high standard level service, not only related to cuisine.
DECK HAND - STEWARD: Giuseppe Di Maria