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SY - Sailing Yacht, 24 m (79 ft), sail, monohull, Custom-built
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Embark (Boarding)
ready now and preferably embark before the 1 Jul 2024
preferably for at least 1 year and for any duration onwards
flexible, no specific date
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 Boarding location
Italy - Sicilia - visible to Crew members only
your specified boarding area is ? within this vessel's boarding location
and the Crew must be within Italy
your current location is around ? away from this location
 Destination planned to take the vessel next
French Polynesia - Tuamotu-Gambier Islands - visible to Crew members only
this destination is around 16,986 km from the boarding location
 My current location where I'm in person
Italy - same as boarding location
 Home Port of Registry (registered vessel)
Cook Islands - Southern Cook Islands - visible to Premium Crew

Itineraries (New)

An itinerary is a route divided into legs showing the planned locations and dates of the main stopovers from the start (initial departure) to the very end (final arrival), which is the destination of the vessel's journey (also called voyage, trip, torn, or expedition).

Each leg has a departure and an arrival date and location. It may also have additional waypoints in between, which might be stopping points or course change points.

Itineraries for vessels at sea are never precise! We use three accuracy levels for the planning status to avoid confusion about what is likely to happen or not:

  • Pending (not accurate) – initial idea, possibilities
  • Preliminary (kinda accurate) – changes may still apply
  • Planned (fairly accurate) – this is what's meant to happen

The duration of an itinerary is counted in days (start to end date) and the leg in nights (departure to arrival date). That is because you may arrive on a Monday and leave on a Tuesday. Therefore, there can be confusion if you were there for one or two days, but it would strictly count as one night without any confusion.

Therefore, you would say you went on a 14-day holiday or trip (the itinerary) and spent 13 nights on all your legs combined, for example.

There is also an important distinction between planning (what's the intention) and estimating (what's calculated). A time of arrival is always an estimate as a calculation is required; that's why it is called ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival).

You can't plan to leave San Francisco and arrive in Hawaii 10 minutes later, regardless of how desperate your intention is. If you intend to arrive in Hawaii by a certain date and estimate 10 days for the journey, then you can plan to leave San Francisco 12 to 15 days before. Therefore, your departure date is planned (what's the intention), and the arrival is still an estimate (what's calculated based on season, winds, currents, and many other factors). Plans can change due to weather, government requirements, breakdowns, delays, etc.

The following tips are worth noting to manage your itinerary and maintain an excellent overview:

  • 1) Name your itinerary with a short and clear title, such as 2024 Antarctic Expedition or 2024 Italy Family Torn, that is descriptive, easy to remember, and simple to refer to in conversations.
  • 2) You can set your itinerary's visibility to private while planning it, share it with only those you contact, or share it with anyone who views your profile.
  • 3) Next, add each leg of the significant stopovers by date and location.
  • 4) Then, keep updating each leg as required.

Be realistic and mindful when planning an itinerary. People will arrange their timing and life around it, taking time off work, booking flights, arranging accommodation, etc. It's crucial to let the crew know how accurate they can expect the itinerary to be.

2024-2025 Itinerary

Preliminary (kinda accurate)

1 Leg
9,537 nm
775 days
Available: 1 of 1 Crew positions
Start2024 May 17
IT Porto Vecchio Lampedusa
End2026 Jul 1
PF Rotoava Fakarava Atoll
Marine electric engineer

Leg 1

9,537 nm775 nights
Depart 2024 May 17 Fri
IT Porto Vecchio Lampedusa
Arrive 2026 Jul 1 Wed
PF Rotoava Fakarava Atoll17 Waypoints
End of Itinerary


L5   native
speaking natively like a local without a noticeable foreign accent
L4   fluent
speaking fluently with an extensive vocabulary, but with a foreign accent
L3   competent
speaking competently with a solid vocabulary on almost any topic
L2   elementary
speaking enough to get by, but may get lost in a conversation
L1   learning
not speaking the language, but learned enough to say simple sentences
L0   not proficient
may know a few words, but cannot form sentences or ask questions
Languages spoken aboard
native Italian
fluent English
elementary French
Vessel type, make and model
SY Sailing Yacht, Custom-built
Vessel year
1983 built, and most recent major refit completed in 2024
Vessel main propulsion
Vessel hull type
Vessel length
24 metres (79 ft)
Vessel weight (displacement)
65 tonnes (143,325 lb)
Crew & guests aboard
usually 4 people aboard
cruising: Offshore, round the world or …other journey


Team request
position preferably for individuals, but teams may apply
Nationality of crew
preferably Italian
Gender of crew
Age of crew
preferably between 25 to 60 years of age
Height of crew
Weight of crew


Preferably crew with an unrestricted diet and aboard an unrestricted diet is preferred
Preferably non-drinkers and aboard any or no drinking is fine
Only strict non-smokers and aboard there is strictly no smoking


Coastal/Ocean sea time
preferably crew with at least 2 years spent at sea
Coastal/Ocean sea miles
preferably crew with at least 2,000 nm logged


Professional    paid positions, experience and/or qualifications are usually required

positions available
only for Professional
 Engineer / Mechanic   experienced and qualified
- visible to Free & Premium members only
crew is paid for work

Dear Shipmates


We are in search of a highly skilled marine engineer with specialized knowledge in electrical and electronic systems to join our team aboard this yacht. This position is for a 24-meter private aluminum sailing yacht, customized for tech-diving expeditions and registered in the Cook Islands. Currently docked in Sicily, we will be spending summer 2024 in the Mediterranean before crossing the Atlantic and spending a season in the Caribbean. Our next destination will be the Pacific Ocean islands, where we plan to stay for several years. In 2023, the yacht underwent a major refit, and all equipment's and systems onboard are brand new. As part of a crew of 4, the selected individual will primarily be responsible for maintaining and ensuring the proper functioning of all electrical and electronic equipment throughout the voyage. Additionally, the person will be expected to assist with navigation and general boat maintenance. The initial contract will be for one year until June 2025, with the possibility of an extension to continue our voyage around the globe indefinitely.

About the boat, the plans, and current crew

usually cleancomfortableimmaculatevery safevessel is survey certifiedhave a holidayshare experiencevisit remote placesseek adventuremulticultural

What is expected of the crew

clean & tidycommitteddiscreeteasy-goingfit & healthyfriendlyorganisedrespectfulskilledtrustworthyconfident swimmerrarely/unlikely seasickpolitepositive outlookopen mindedenjoy cookingdon't mind cleaninggood with maintenancecan follow orderswill not bring a petharmony


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