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.
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)
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
Exclusive itinerary for Whitefin’s guests in a long weekend charter between Capraia and Elba islands. Weekend CAPRAIA – ELBA
Thunders in Procida, Gulf of Naples. But in the evening the calm is back, and Whitefin’s mast shines in the middle of the bay.
Exclusive itinerary proposal for Whitefin’s guests: Cruise NAPLES – NAPLES
Whitefin wins the TAG Heuer VELA Cup 2016 1st classified overall in the cruising class. More than 200 yachts took part in the regatta, between Santa Margherita Ligure and Portofino. A massive thank-you to Giornale della Vela and to all Whitefin’s crew!
Whitefin is docked in Santa Margherita Ligure at the TAG Heuer VELA Festival. The yacht is opened to visitors and sailors of all ages!