General

Abacus 70 with refitting in 2016, 3 guest cabins and 3 crew in Sicily (Catania).

The yacht is perfectly maintained and offers spacious outdoor areas for a pleasant al fresco dining, a large solarium and a fly bridge with sun bed an outdoor helm station and a wetbar.

 

Technical Details

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Dingy
  • DVD
  • Fishing gear
  • Freezer
  • Generator
  • Hi-Fi music system
  • Inflatable watertoys
  • Internet
  • Inverter
  • Outboard
  • Snorkeling
  • Sunbathing cushions
  • SUP
  • Teak Deck
  • TV
  • Watermaker

Comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Generator
  • Wifi
  • Aft deck with al fresco dining area
  • Large solarium
  • Fly bridge
  • All the cabins with en suite bathroom with shower, flat screen TV and air conditioning

Water sports

  • Dinghy with 15 hp outboard
  • Snorkeling
  • Fishing equipment
  • Inflatables
  • SUP
  • Jet ski available on request at extra charge (with nautical license only)

Cabin layout

  • Number of cabins: 3
  • Cabin configuration: 2 Double, 1 Twin
  • Bed configuration: 2 Queen, 2 Single
  • Number of guests: 6

 

Crew members

 

Captain: Carmelo Majuri, Italian, 58 y.o.

Carmelo is a former Navy Officer very active and dynamic.
Born and raised in the wonderful Catania, Sicily, Carmelo has sailed for over 20 years; his enterprising and lively attitude led him, once retired, to embark in a new adventure as a Captain on charter and private yachts.
His deep mechanical and technical knowledge grant the safety of all guests on board and his kind and sunny personality make him the perfect company for an holiday cruise. Sporty, discreet and efficient, Carmelo pays great attention to his guests’ needs and give his best to make their vacation truly unforgettable.
Italian mother tongue, Carmelo speaks a good level of English.

Deckhand/Chef: Luca Caputo, 28 y.o.

Luca is a young and dynamic deckhand, always smiling and cheerful.
He graduated at the catering Institute, which he choose because of his natural predisposition to interact with people thanks to an open and sunny personality, ad because of his love for cooking.
After finishing school, Luca started travelling all around the world: Mexico, Ibiza, Australia, and from each destination he came back with loads of new working experiences. In the meanwhile, he also get certified as Divemaster.
On board charter yachts from two years now, Luca delights his guests with Mediterranean cuisine refreshed with exotic touches. Well-tempered and always keen to chat, Luca is Italian mother-tongue but perfectly speaks English and Spanish.

Stewardess: Naomi Sciuto, Italian, 24 y.o.

Naomi is a 24 y.o. girl from Sicily. Born and raised in Catania, Naomi is currently attending a Pedagogy University. As a very proactive person, Naomi has always kept herself busy first engaging in charity programs, then working on different positions: as a hostess, as a bartender, as a PR and much more. She displays a high level of attention to details and organization, essential attributes for her role. She’s able to draw on her experience to offer guests an attentive service and make their stay enjoyable and relaxing. Professional, efficient and positive, Naomi is a very welcomed addition to Gaby’s crew.
Italian mother tongue, she speaks a basic level of English.

Spoken languages

  • Italian
  • English
  • Spanish

Sample menu

Starters

Arancine: Sicilian ragù rice balls
Caponata: Sicilian eggplant stew
Mixed fresh seafood starter with slices of tuna fish, marinated salmon, anchovies, octopus and shrimps
Caprese salad with tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, basil and olive oil

First Courses

Pasta alla Norma with fresh tomatoes, fried eggplants, basil, and ricotta salata
Calamarata pasta with squids, cherry tomatoes, pepper, oil, parsley
Handmade pasta with Swordfish, Pistachio & Tomato
Sautéed Seashells Clams

Second Courses

Grilled Calamari and Prawns served with a light citrus and extra virgin olive oil sauce
Stuffed swordfish rolls with raisins and pine nuts
Sea Bass Fillet backed in a crust salt, olive crust with mashed Potatoes, Onion and Parsley
Thin sliced filet mignon topped with arugula, shaved parmesan cheese, capers and truffle oil

Desserts

Almond cookies
Cassata cake: soft sponge cake, sweet ricotta cheese and covered with marzipan and candied fruits
Tart of Chocolate and ground Almonds
Peaches in syrup with mascarpone cheese & Grand Marnier

Itineraries

  • Sicily (Aeolian, Egadi Islands, Taormina)
  • Malta
  • Amalfi Coast

Charter bases

  • Catania (Sicily)
  • Other charter bases on request or depending on the booking situation

Prices per week

  • High season: 27.300 Euro + VAT
  • Low season: 19.500 Euro + VAT

Included

  • Yacht charter
  • Crew

Extra

  • Fuel
  • Food
  • Moorings
  • VAT
  • Local taxes
  • Crew tips
  • Other expenses

Payments

  • 50 % at the moment of the booking
  • 50 % one month before charter begin + 30 % APA

Booking conditions

MYBA Charter Agreement