Operating in the East Mediterranean
Native from Bodrum, holding a Yacht master 500 license and IMO Master over 3000grt unlimited, Umit has been captain on board luxury charter and private sailing and motor yachts above 30m for the last 20 years. Previously Captain on M/Y Elvan G, S/Y Leviathan and M/S Papa Joe, he also has been the winner of the Bodrum Cup as Captain of Grandi 1. Fluent in English and Dutch, Umit joined Carpe Diem IV in Autumn 2015 to manage the winter maintenance and get the crew prepared for the 2016 season and brings an extensive knowledge sailing in Croatia, the Greek islands and Turkey.
Previously chief engineer on the 47m schooner Zenith, 44m Benetti Dia's and 37m trawler Lady Jade, Yavuz brings experience of 10 years at sea on board luxury private or charter western yachts and an extensive knowledge in engineering. Yavuz who speaks good English is taking a new challenge in joining Carpe Diem as 1st officer where he will also assist the crew for the guests service and water sports entertaining.
CARPE DIEM IV can accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabins. The Master cabin has a double bed, shower and toilet. 3 Guest cabins have a double bed, shower and toilet. 2 Guest cabins have a twin bed, shower and toilet. CARPE DIEM IV is fully air conditioned through out. Crew has a separate heads and shower.