Base rate €40,000
      Per week | Plus Expenses
      Wally Yachts
      Boat type
      Sailing Yacht
      Winter Location
      Caribbean Virgin Islands, Caribbean Leewards, Caribbean Windwards
      Summer Location

      DARK SHADOW Yacht Specifications


      Sleeps 6
      Staterooms 3
      Double(s) 1
      Twin(s) 2
      Jacuzzi No
      Helicopter Pad No


      LOA 30.45 Metres
      Beam 6.71 Metres
      Maximum draft 4.50 Metres
      Cruising Speed 10
      Details Caterpillar 3126TA , 350hp
      generators- Onan 22.5kw 380v
      Details 12

      DARK SHADOW Charter Toys

      Water Sports
      Scuba Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
      Snorkel Gear Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
      Adult Water Skis Yes
      Kids Water Skis no
      Knee Board no
      Wind Surfer no
      Tube no
      Scurfer no
      Wake Board Yes
      1 Person Kayak no
      2 Person Kayak no
      Float Mats no
      Fishing Gear Yes
      Tender no
      Tender Horsepower no
      Tender Pax no
      Jet Ski no
      Waverunner no
      Extra Toys
      Other Toys tender 3.7m with 15hp
      Water skis
      Fishing and snorkeling equipment

      DARK SHADOW Chartering Accommodations

      Owners stateroom with queen size bed, en suite shower and WC.
      Two twin cabins with ensuite shower and WC. All recently refitted and looking excellent.

      Other Entertainment:

      DARK SHADOW Crew Profile

      Captain Name: David Martirano

      Captain Nationality: Canadian

      Number of Crew: 5

      David Martirano

      Captain Canadian – 41

      Previous yachts
      Naos, Eleonora, Elena, Sophie, Whitehawk, Gitana

      Sail and work experience
      David was practically born and raised on sailing yachts since the age of four and had logged over 200´000 nautical miles before deciding to join the industry as a professional. He has been captain on many well-known sailing yachts since he was 23 and has a vast knowledge of sailing and cruising destinations throughout the Mediterranean, Caribbean, United Kingdom and the East coast of the US and Canada.

      Job description
      David is responsible for navigation, safety, the overall running and financial management of the vessel, crew and guests. He ensures the safe and efficient operation of the yacht at all times, including compliance with all safety procedures and regulations. He takes care of adhering to flag regulations, port state and local laws and regulations, and manages the crew to ensure adherence to, and a full understanding of, the vessel’s policies. He provides daily leadership for the crew and encourages teamwork, individual growth and personal attention by delegating duties and supervising all crew tasks.

      Licenses & Certificates
      • 2RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Ocean, Commercial Endorsement
      • OOW 500gt unlimited -GMDSS GOC (General Operator’s Certificate)
      • STCW Training – STCW Proficiency in First Aid.

      Sailing; windsurfing, golfing and playing music

      Michael Spiteri

      First Mate Australian/Maltese – 30

      Sail and work experience
      Michael has only been working in the yachting industry for since 2015 but he’s been very busy. Beginning aboard S/Y BARONG C as a mate he worked preparing the yacht for the summer season, sailing lots of mile in the process. He soon graduated to bosun aboard M/Y IRIMARI, where he was involved in the training of his successors. He then spent some time aboard S/Y PERSEUS 3 before being recruited as the lead deckhand aboard S/Y BLACK PEARL. After 2 years aboard he has moved over to DARK SHADOW well equipped with the skills and enthusiasm for the job. He speaks English and Maltese

      Job description
      As first mate on board Dark Shadow Michael has to perform a variety of different roles. One minute he is flaking the sail and the next he is mixing up a round of cocktails for the guests, you may find him cleaning a cab-in or preparing to drop the anchor down.

      Licenses & Certificates
      • Yachtmaster 200 ton
      • ENG1
      • RYA Powerboat 2
      • VHF
      • STCW Basic safety training
      • Designated security duties

      Michael is a very passionate sailor, having competed in the youth Olympics for Malta and completed the Rolex Middle Sea Race 12 times!

      Maddy Dampney

      Chef/Stewardess British

      Sail and work experience
      Maddy has a wealth of experience both on land and at sea. After finishing her degree and working in a number of bars and restaurants she set sail aboard M/Y SMILES in 2015 as a chef and stewardess. Since then she has been working on yachts completing charters and private cruises. Maddy has filled almost every role aboard these yachts and has even completed a transatlantic crossing. Having been on land since 2017 she is more than ready for a new challenge aboard DARK SHADOW.

      Job description
      Maddy is in charge of the galley and interior. She is responsible for guest and crew meals, assuring a rich variety of food as well as making sure their living environment is clean and welcoming. She estimates food needs, reviews inventory assuring adequate supplies are available whilst adhering to budget and guests’ expectations. She carries out food ser-vice activities in order to have meals prepared at preferred times and makes sure to comply with health regulations. Thanks to her creativity, she develops new recipes and ways of serving food in order to satisfy different guests’ wishes. She also ensures that the food is relevant to the country being visited so that local cuisine can be enjoyed.

      Licenses & Certificates
      • STCW 95/10
      • ENG1
      • Powerboat level 2
      • Food safety Level 2 (full – one day course)

      Reading, sewing, yoga, dancing, swimming, diving

      Benjamin Duncan

      Engineer British – 33

      Sail and work experience
      Benjamin has been working in the yachting industry for 5 years now. He began doing maintenance work in the shipyards but has since developed his skills and worked on a number of large yachts all over the Mediterranean. His most recent position was as a deckhand aboard M/Y ETOILE D’AZUR where he performed a wide range of roles, both in looking after guests and crucial yacht maintenance. He now finds himself aboard DARK SHADOW as an experienced and enthusiastic engineer.

      Job description
      Benjamin is primarily responsible for maintenance and fault finding of all machinery and systems onboard. He also plays a critical part in the sail-ing and navigation of Dark Shadow. Given the size and nature of the yacht it is not out of the ordinary for him to be taking part in supporting his crew mates in their daily tasks.

      Licenses & Certificates
      • STCW95 (includes proficiency in security awareness)
      • ENG1
      • Certificate in proficiency in security duties
      • PB2
      • Yacht rating
      • AEC 1 & 2

      Trekking, snowboarding, wakeboarding, sailing, fishing, carpentry, DIY