Whitefin is currently chartered at Monte Argentario. To get here, we left from Croatia just a week ago. We have sailed 800 miles, in 6 days and 5 nights! This picture captures the yacht while diving into 2 metres waves, along the coast of Rome.
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)
Whitefin is traveling all around beautiful Sicily. Our guests have a wonderful time while sailing, visiting villages, reading, and enjoying genuine Italian cusine.
Whitefin has returned to sail, completing the first charter of the season in the wonderful Gulf of Naples. Her guests have had the pleasure of sailing with splendid weather, while also enjoying the 500 sqm gennaker, that pushed Whitefin to 11-12 knots, with the breeze of the afternoon. The end of May in the Gulf […]
Whitefin has received a wonderful press report by the Italian leading magazine Giornale della Vela (June 2017). You can download the article at this link: Press_Whitefin_VELA_2017
Il seguente articolo è tratto da “www.giornaledellavela.com/barche-da-sogno-il-fascino-distinto-del-whitefin“ Vi raccontiamo la storia di questo 90 piedi voluto da Phil Long e disegnato da Bruce King. Una barca dalla bellezza senza tempo che a vela stupisce ancora Posted on maggio 26, 2017 by La Redazione in Barche&Cantieri // Ci sono barche dalla bellezza senza tempo, con il fascino distinto delle linee classiche e […]
Whitefin is ready for a long summer. Her teak deck and her woods have been scrupulously refurbished at Elba shipyard. Her next commitment is very soon! The TAG Heuer VELA Cup, May 4 – 7, in Santa Margherita Ligure (Italy). Charter destinations for summer 2017 include Croatia, Greece, Italy and France.
The Mediterranean charter season is over and Whitefin is now back home in Portoferraio – Elba for a few months. During the winter rest, the crew will take care of her. For 2017 summer season, Whitefin will also receive a new furling system. This will allow to use the gennaker not just in regattas but […]
Whitefin is cruising in the Gulf of Naples, visiting beautiful locations such as Sorrento (top) and Capri (down).
Whitefin is currently cruising in the South Ionian Islands. Sailing from Palermo (Sicily) to Kefalonia Island (Greece) took 3 days and 2 nights, for 350 nautical miles. We will navigate in the beautiful Ionian archipelago until the end of August, when Whitefin will sail back to Naples.
Whitefin is currently moored in Palermo, Sicily. The yacht has been sailing for charter among the Aegadian Islands during the last week of July. Now the crew has prepared the boat for the next charter, and the Captain proposes the following itinerary. Cruise PALERMO – NAPLES