Sailing from La Maddalena island (Sardinia) to Giraglia Rock, at the northern tip of Corsica, cruising the west coast. Giraglia, holy temple of the Rolex Cup, is known for its lighthouse and for the Genoese tower called Torra di Giraglia. Photo below: Whitefin moored in Cala di Conca (Corsica west coast), famous for the animal-shaped rock.
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)
Mediterranean and Thai cuisine on board: quinoa tabbouleh, shrimp cakes, grilled shrimps in thyme. Chef: Jonabelle Arreza
Whitefin crossing the Corsica Channel from Elba Island to La Maddalena Island, sailing day and night.
Crossing the Strait of Bonifacio from Porto Vecchio (Corsica) to Porto Rafael (Sardinia) Boat speed 10÷13 knots at staysail Wind speed 20÷35 knots
Departure: 8:30 AM – Port Rafael , Sardinia Arriving: 07:00 PM – Ajaccio, Corsica Whitefin sailing on charter from Sardinia to Corsica, across the Bouches de Bonifacio. Wind speed up to 22 knots. Maximum boat speed 15.5 knots.
Departure: 09:45 AM – 29 August – Ischia Island (Naples) Arriving: 8:45 PM – 30 August – Porto Rotondo (Olbia, Sardinia) Whitefin sailing on charter from the Gulf of Naples to Olbia (Sardinia). The whole crossing is at full sail, with waves up to 3 metres. The experience was safe and dolphins, sunset and daybreak at […]
Whitefin sailing in front of the old prison of Procida. This tiny island is located between Capo Miseno and the island of Ischia. The Terra Murata hill is the highest point on the island: 91 metres.
Whitefin on charter getting to Positano at full sail by night. Fireworks on the coast will welcome the guests at the arrival.
Whitefin sailing throughout all of Pontine Islands and Sardinia, from Naples to Olbia.
Whitefin cruising the Pontine Islands on charter. The archipelago, off the west coast of Italy, is the result of volcanic activity. The islands were used by the Etruscans who carved the “Blue Grottos”. Tiny vineyards, wild herbs and flowers, and secluded beaches and grottos make these islands a fascinating destination.