Base rate €90,000
Per week | Plus Expenses
Rodriquez Cantieri Navali
Boat type
Motor Yacht
Winter Location
W. Med -Naples/Sicily, W. Med -Riviera/Cors/Sard.
Summer Location
W. Med -Naples/Sicily, Greece, W. Med -Riviera/Cors/Sard., Turkey, W. Med - Spain/Balearics, Croatia

OCEAN SAPPHIRE Yacht Specifications


Sleeps 12
Staterooms 5
King(s) 1
Queen(s) 2
Twin(s) 2
Pullman(s) 2
Jacuzzi No
Helicopter Pad No


LOA 41 Metres
Beam 8.40 Metres
Maximum draft 2.40 Metres
Cruising Speed 12
Details Engines: 2x1044 Caterpillar C32 diesel;
Generators: 2x86 kW Caterpillar
Details 140


Water Sports
Scuba Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
Snorkel Gear Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
Adult Water Skis no
Kids Water Skis no
Knee Board no
Wind Surfer no
Tube no
Scurfer no
Wake Board no
1 Person Kayak no
2 Person Kayak no
Float Mats no
Fishing Gear no
Tender no
Tender Horsepower no
Tender Pax no
Jet Ski no
Waverunner no
Extra Toys
Other Toys Tender & Toys:
- 1 x 5m BSC tender with outboard Yamaha Engine F70
- 2 rigid kayaks
- 2 inflatable paddleboards
- 2 rigid kneeboards
- 1 adult wakeboard
- 1 child’s wakeboard
- 2 pairs of waterskis (one Child’s)
- Snorkeling equipment (shorty, fins, masque)
-1 Jetski Yamaha 1300 cm3

OCEAN SAPPHIRE Chartering Accommodations

Other Entertainment:


Captain Name: Yves-Marie Loudoux

Captain Nationality: French

Number of Crew: 7

Yves-Marie Loudoux

Captain, FRENCH – 46

Sail and work experience
Yves Marie is a lifelong yachting enthusiast; hailing from Brittany and growing up on a sailing yacht between Africa, the Caribbean, Brazil and Venezuela there is nothing Yves Marie is more passionate about than being at sea. With experience as a captain, first mate and technician for a wide variety of both motor and sailing yachts.


He speaks
French, English, Spanish, Italian

Job description
Responsible for the navigation, safety, the overall running and financial management of the vessel, the crew and the 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.

Education, Licenses & Certificates
• Master 500GT Unlimited (Certificate of equivalent competency
• French Master 500 Commercial, French Master 500 Yacht, Medical II, GMDSS)
• Over 18 years’ experience as Captain
• Driving License

Fishing, Diving, Kite surfing

Yann Canicio

First Officer, FRENCH – 42

Sail and work experience
Yann has over 30 years’ experience in the yachting industry. He began as a first mate in 1988 working with a team shooting whales and dolphins for French T.V. From there he went on to work as a captain and engineer on sailing yachts all around the world before turning his hand to motor yachts in 2017. He now finds himself aboard OCEAN SAPPHIRE as an accomplished, passionate and capable first officer.

Previous yachts

He speaks
French, English, Spanish, Italian

Job description
Yann has the expertise required to stand-in for the Captain in his absence, acting as second in command. He assists the Captain during navigation and participates in all on-deck operations, respecting guest’s activities. He has extensive knowledge of yacht maintenance and is responsible for the running of deck equipment and machinery.

Education, Licenses & Certificates
• Master 200 GT/OOW 500 GT (MCA CoC 0068027)
• AEC issued 2015
• PDSD designated security duties 2015
• GMDSS GG040293 issued 2010
• STCW95/ STCW10 issued 2016
• PPV issued 1994 (French Skipper Sailing Licence)
• Radio Operator Licence issued 1993

Kite surfing, Photography, Yoga, Swimming

Benjamin Christophe

Deckhand, FRENCH – 30

Joined OCEAN SAPPHIRE in July 2016

Sail and work experience
Benjamin began his career in marketing, spending a year working for large companies such as Schweppes and Société Générale. From there he went into management working at Aldi and Leroy Merlin. His yachting career began on S/Y BABOON where he worked as a deckhand before moving on to motor yachts DREAMCATCHER and
LADY TAHITI. He is now a deckhand aboard OCEAN SAPPHIRE with varied and extensive experience.

He speaks
French, English

Job description
Has the expertise required to stand-in for the Captain in his absence, acting as second in command. He assists the Captain during navigation and participates in all on-deck operations, respecting guest’s activities. He has extensive knowledge of sailing yacht maintenance and is responsible for the running of deck equipment
and machinery.

Education, Licenses & Certificates
• Brevet capitaine 200 from the Lycée Maritime et Aquacole de La Rochelle, including navigation, medical and security modules as well as the Certificat Restreint d’Opérateur
• Brevet mécanicien 750Kw and 250Kw
• Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and Master’s Degree in Services Marketing from the University of La Rochelle
• Graduated from La Rochelle Business School with a Bachelor of Business specialising in Commercial Management

Surfing, Sailing (he owns a 7.6m sailing yacht), Travelling (Switzerland, Martinique, 10 months in Australia)

Judicael Nebor

Mechanic, 28

Sail and work experience
Judicael was really thrown in at the deep end, beginning his marine engineering career on a container ship. This was a great start that soon allowed him to graduate to the sole engineer aboard M/Y GEMS in 2014. Since then he has worked on a number of motor yachts as both the lead and 2nd engineers. This included a 2 season stint aboard M/Y ABILITY. He’s had experience with a huge range of different operating systems and has even supervised maintenance work during the winter. He has completed numerous charters so is ready to come aboard OCEAN SAPPHIRE with the skills and enthusiasm to keep her running smoothly.

Job description
Judicael inspects machines, engines, transmissions etc. and runs diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues. He conducts repairs aiming for maximum reliability, he troubleshoots reported problems and resolves them in a timely manner. He performs thorough maintenance on machinery, equipment and systems, he replenishes fluids and components of engines and machinery. Judicael provides consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures to machine or vehicle users. He also keeps
logs of work and reports on issues

He speaks
English, French, Italian

Licenses & Certificates
• Chief engineer 3000kW RIII/2 / 2nd engineer ultd RIII/2
• Firefighting, Survival Crafts and Rescue Boat licenses
• MCA, Malta and Cayman Islands CEC
• AV/IT level 1
• MTU 4000
• Advanced High Voltage

Julie Sanner

Chief Stewardess, FRENCH – 34

Sail and work experience
Julie began her career in customer service experience, working in various Cannes outlets such as EVE, Planet Kids, Just For You and IKKS. From there she went on to become the Secretary Treasurer of the Prud’homie de Peche in Antibes. Her career in the yachting industry began with a transatlantic crossing aboard SUPER SERVANT
4. Since then she has gained 8 years of stewardess experience on various motor yachts including GALATEA, ELENA, AFRICAN QUEEN and DELHIA.

She speaks
French, English

Education, Licenses & Certificates
• STCW Basic Safety Training course
• Brevet de Technicien Supérieur in Négociation et Relation Client (BTS NRC)
• 2006 Baccalauréat

Music, Movies

Johanna Fabre

Stewardess, FRENCH – 29

Sail and work experience
Johanna has a large amount of hospitality experience she worked as head waiter in a number of restaurants all over the South of France before moving into the yachting industry. In 2017 she completed a transatlantic crossing aboard S/CAT NABUCHODONOSOR, and has since completed a number of charters aboard sailing and motor yachts as a stewardess, chef and deckhand. She now finds herself aboard OCEAN SAPPHIRE with the experience to confidently welcome guests.

She speaks:
Portuguese, French, Spanish and English

Job description
Responsible for organization, management and cleanliness of all interiors. She maintains an accurate inventory of all service items and supplies. She ensures cleaning and preparation of the vessel to the highest standards prior to any and all guest trips. In charge of vessel provisioning for both guests and crew, and all aspects of daily life. When guests are on board, she ensures they are properly cared for and that all their requirements are met. She offers a particular attention to details and a polite and entertaining spirit.

Education, Licenses & Certificates
• STCW 2010
• Masters in Cultural Mediation
• Degree in Visual Communication

Patrice Bellon


Sail and work experience
Patrice is a veteran chef, having worked in the industry since 1998. Over the last 21 years he has made his way through the ranks of various restaurants and hotels, even working at some with Michelin stars! From there he joined the yachting industry, working most recently on M/Y MOSKING in 2017. He can cook food from all over
the globe, creativity and authenticity are his trademarks.

He speaks:
French and English

Job description
Partrice is in charge of the galley and is responsible for all guests and crew meals, assuring a rich variety of food. Patrice estimates food needs, reviews inventory assuring adequate supplies are available, sticking to budget and guests’ expectations. Carries out food service activities in order to have meals prepared at scheduled times and makes sure he complies with health regulations. Thanks to his creativity, he develops new recipes and ways of serving food in order to satisfy different guests’ wishes.

• Tennis
• Sea fishing
• Walking