79 ft / 24 m Southern Wind - Sleeps 8 guests

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Chartering in the West Mediterranean


Operating in the West Mediterranean



79 ft / 24 m

Year Built


Sleeping Guests


Cruising Speeds

12 kts / 22.2 km/h


1x Yanmar 4LHASTP 240 hp…


19 ft / 5.9 m


Southern Wind


Captain: Fernando Gauthier + 2



VAT Registered



12 ft 6 in / 3.8 m


Reichel/Pugh Yacht Design




United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

US Duty Paid





  • CD library
  • Indoor audio system
  • iPod dock
  • Satellite phone
  • Satellite radio
  • TV saloon


  • Paddleboard
  • Wakeboard


  • RIB 25hp


  • Snorkelling gear

Crew Profile

Captain: Fernando Gauthier (46)
Captain: Fernando Gauthier

Sail and work experience

S/Y Blues, 30m Overall responsibility for engine room, chief of watch, navigator

Captain of S/Y Turconeri, 24m Baltic yachts

Captain of S/Y Bradamante, 20 m Nauta

Captain of S/Y Kind of Blues, 20m Comet

First mate of S/Y Ilusion of the isles, 30 m Southern Wind Shipyard Ltd

Captain of S/Y Bradamante, 20m Nauta

First Mate of M/Y Praslim, 19m Baglieto

Cantieri Cayman. Boat building and maintenance. GRP works.

Quality Painting Service Co. Inc. Lawrenceville Georgia. USA

F1 Alineacione. Mechanical and technical alignment services. Paysandu, Uruguay

Personal Profile

From a young age, Fernando has been a sailing enthusiast, spending the last fifteen

years working professionally on board various sailing yachts. He is an experienced

sailor and has an extensive knowledge of the West, Central and East Mediterranean.

He has crossed the Atlantic several times and has navigated the Caribbean during

winter seasons. Fernando has an extensive knowledge of maintaining boats,

thanks to his training and previous work experience, which also gives him extensive

and in-depth knowledge of the day to day running of a large yacht.

Born in Uruguay, Fernando is second generation Italian, with empathy for his Latin

origins. He is polite, extremely discreet and quietly welcoming. He is able to give

off an aura of calm, even in the most challenging situations on board. He loves

his work and his aim is to make every cruise on board of ELISE WHISPER a great

success for everyone involved, both guests and crew.

Job description

Fernando is responsible for navigation and safety on board, as well as the overall

running and financial management of the vessel, crew and guests. He is always

there for safe and efficient operation of the yacht, including compliance with

all safety procedures and regulations. He manages flag state regulations and

compliance, ports and their local by-laws and regulations, along with managing

the crew in conjunction with the vessel’s policies. He provides daily leadership

for the crew and encourages teamwork at all times, providing individual growth

and continuous professional development, by delegating duties and quietly

supervising all tasks that the crew undertake.

Education , Licenses & Certificates

• Industrial Engineering. Engineering Republica University- Montevideo,

Uruguay. Degree: Mechanical Technologists. Graduate on March 22nd, 2016

• Mechanical Technician. Job University – Montevideo, Uruguay.

Upper School - Ing. Luis Balparda. Graduate on March 22nd, 1996.


Native Italian speaker, English and Spanish

1st Mate: Guilherme Marques (22)
1st Mate: Guilherme Marques

Sail and work experience

Guilherme is a World Championship windsurfer, first representing Portugal in 2006, so

he has spent plenty of time in the water. He went straight from there into the yachting

industry working as a tender driver and a deckhand aboard a number of yachts. He

has completed a huge number of miles on a variety of different yachts, including a

year and a half spent aboard S/Y BORKUMRIFF IV during which he gained extensive

knowledge in yacht maintenance and even filled in for the chef aboard. He also has

plenty of customer service experience from being a windsurfing instructor, he speaks

Portuguese, English and Spanish

Job description

Guilherme has the ability to stand in for Captain in his absence, acting as a second in

command. He assist captain in navigation. He participates in deck operations, respecting

guest’s activities. He has extensive maintenance knowledge and he is responsible for the

running and maintenance of deck equipment and all the machinery. When guests are

on board, he ensures that they are properly cared for and that all requirements are met.

Guilherme offers a particular attention to details and a polite and entertaining spirit.

Licenses & Certificates

• RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Ocean (Sail) CE / RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore (Sail)

• MCA Approved Engine Course / MCA STCW Basic Training

• RYA Powerboat Level 2 / RYA Short Range Radio

• RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance / RYA PWC Proficiency

• RYA Small Craft Radar course

• Carta de Patrao Local (Portuguese qualification to skipper vessels up to 24m)

• Proficiency in Security Awareness

Chef & Stewardess: Juliana Jensen Cechinel
Chef & Stewardess: Juliana Jensen Cechinel

Personal Profile

Juliana began her career in the events industry, where she organised weddings,

conferences and events for thousands of people. She soon took these skills into

the yachting world, working as a deckhand aboard S/Y CORTA VENTO. Over the

next 11 years she worked on a number of yachts including 42ft S/Y MOLEQUE and

more recently 115ft M/Y BRUNELLO. She now finds herself aboard ELISE WHISPER

with a wealth of sailing and charter experience.

Job Description

Juliana is responsible for all guest and crew meals, providing a wide variety of

nutritional food. She plans all the meals and reviews on board stores to ensure

that adequate supplies of fresh food are always available. She manages all the food

preparation in order to have meals prepared for particular times, often packaging

and freezing samples of all the served food in compliance with health regulations.

She oversees the galley and the interior, always maintaining very high standards

of cleanliness and order on board with a meticulous eye for detail.

Juliana helps with all deck operations including sailing, navigation, mooring and

anchoring. Her eye for detail makes sure the deck is always tidy and safe.

Education, Licenses & Certificates:

• 2018 STCW Ship Basic Safety Course, Brazil.

• 2018 STCW Ship´s Security Familiarization Course, Brazil.

• 2017 STCW Security of Passenger Vessels Special Course, Brazil.


Native Portuguese speaker, good Spanish, good English and good Italian.


Fabrizio Ricciardi

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Company details for ELISE WHISPER

Bernard Gallay Yacht Brokerage

1 Rue Barthez



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79 ft / 24 m
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