Our guest John gave to us some of the pictures that he took on board a few days ago, while cruising to Amalfi Coast. We think they are some of the most beautiful sailing pictures ever. But that’s what John said: “Sailing pictures are only one element of the Whitefin fascination – more important is the experience […]
About Guglielmo Milan (webmaster)
Guglielmo is Whitefin’s First Mate. He discovered the love for sailing when, as a boy, he used to explore the bays around Lošinj island (Croatia) by dinghy. Guglielmo graduated summa cum laude in mechanical engineering from the University of Padova, where he was member of the Academic Sailing Team. He has a great experience of sailing on both private and charter yachts in the Adriatic, Ionian, Ligurian and Tyrrhenian seas. He is qualified as a Yacht Master 200GT by the Royal Yachting Association, with British Commercial Endorsement and STCW95.
On Whitefin, Guglielmo is the second in command. He is in charge of the ship manoeuvres, including setting the sails, mooring, anchoring and driving the tender. He also enjoys ensuring every guest has a safe and pleasant experience whilst on board. When the yacht is in port, he is responsible for the maintenance, including rigging, mechanical/plumbing systems, wooden deck and brasses.
In winter Guglielmo is a master student at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. In his free time, he plays the clarinet. He loves engaging with different cultures. Native Italian, he speaks English, French and Spanish. His personality is affable and cheerful.
Guglielmo has developed Whitefin website!
Entries by Guglielmo Milan (webmaster)
This morning Whitefin has been launched from the shipyard at Elba Island: summer 2020 has just started!
Whitefin’s colors are simple and elegant: white and gold. Simple in words, but not in deeds. As a matter of fact, the impeccable finish of Whitefin is the result of tens of hours of work before the yacht can be put into the water. This year in particular the crew is doing an exceptional job […]
The famous Swiss watch maker Frédérique Constant Genève has chosen Whitefin as icon boat for the launch in the market of the new watch YACHT TIMER. A team of professional video clip maker specialized in sailing yacht films has spent a full day on board during a splendid sunny and windy day in the Costa […]
Whitefin features in the Top Ten “Spirit of Tradition” Yachts for 2017, according to Stephens Waring Yacht Design. The following article is taken from stephenswaring.com/top-ten-spirit-of-tradition-yachts-for-2017 — TOP TEN “SPIRIT OF TRADITION” YACHTS FOR 2017. Posted on January 16, 2017 and filed under Brokerage, Design, Spirit of Tradition And so it begins: 2017 will be the year the Spirit of Tradition […]
Is this painting a Van Gogh? No, it’s much more than that! This is Ava, our guests’ young daughter, who got inspired by the trip. Congratulations for this wonderful painting!
Thanks to a friend, we have found the original Whitefin boom! It is adorning the fuel quay in Cap D’Ail, Monaco. Bart Weduwer, who owns the fuel quay, had sailed aboard Whitefin when she was owned by Mario Conde.
“Whitefin is the most beautiful and elegant yacht to be built in the last 100 years” – Yachting, 1986
Photograher Joe McGurn has gone through the photos from the mystery boxes that he purchased in 2016 in an estate sale, and he has collated almost 150 that chronicled the launching of the Whitefin, built in Camden Renaissance Yachts. “They are extraordinary photos in which we see the very large boat make its way on […]
La seguente intervista su Whitefin è tratta da “www.equinoxe.it/charter-superyacht-sapore-dantan“ Navigare in Mediterraneo d’estate su un superyacht dal sapore d’altri tempi che alterna charter a cinque stelle a regate d’epoca è un’esperienza unica per chi ama il mare e la vela e permette di vivere una crociera con ritmi lenti, lontani dalla frenesia moderna, ma senza […]