BaseThis yacht is based in Greece.
TESS yacht is a 78.00 ft long sailboat monohull and spends the summer and winter season in Greece. It was built by . in 1986. A refit was done in 2012/2020. The yacht layout features 4 cabins and accommodates 8 guests. The cabin arrangement is following: 2 double cabins, 2 twin cabins.
The sailboat features Main engine MTU 260 Hp, overhauled winter 2015 Onan Generator 16 KW, overhauled winter 2015 Watermaker 90 lts/hr, overhauled winter 2015 Fuel consumption: 50 Lts/hr Litres/Hr Gross Tons: 52 Cruising speed: 9 knots engines .
AccommodationIn case of family groups, 8 beds are available. Charterers must be aware that Tess is a pure sailing vessel
Forward double bedded cabin with bathroom ensuite, 2 twin cabins each with lower and upper beds and own bathroom.
It is possible to have also a 4th cabin, situated in the rear part of the vessel, close to the crew's area: it is a single cabin, but with a comfortable bed (double French size) wich could accommodate 2 young's (with own bathroom).
Very bright and well refurbished saloon, separated galley. Crew's quarter with indipendent access from cockpit
Flush deck, spacious teck deck completely rebuilt in 2012
Price from: €18,000
High season rate: €25,000
MYBA TERMS, VAT to be charged where needed
DAY CHARTERS, not possible in High Season (unless there is a "window" between the bookings.
DAY CHARTERS rates: April/May Euro 4.000 + VAT, June/September & Special events in April/May Euro 5.000 + VAT
Rates for weekends & long weekends, in MALTA or SICILY, in April, May, beginning of June. Very special rates, and promotional rates for clients wishing to test the vessel and the crew, before to confirm their summer holidays.
Winter: Boat&Breakfast it is possible in Palermo, where the vessel has her usual homeport.
Please do not hesitate to ask for further information
Captain: Diego Ruggiero
CAPTAIN - ENGINEER
Diego Ruggiero, born in Palermo in 1980, a sailor from his birth , 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 occasionally 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