CAPTAIN: Franck FEREY
STCW95, CGO, medical 3, PCMM
Franck has a wealth of experience sailing the Seven Seas of the world for the past 18 years.
Languages: French, Basic English
Co-skipper on Tokio and Mari Cha IV, he was first mate on board Geronimo with Olivier de Kersauson when they broke the record of the round the World Jules Vernes Trophy in 2004.
Steeped in the culture of racing sailing yachts, Franck is equally comfortable in command of sophisticated charter yachts and continued his career as Skipper of very popular charter yachts such as Django Too, Rose of Jericho and the classic Tuiga, flagship of the Monaco Yacht Club.
Then in 2014 joined IPHARRA.
He looks forward to sharing his extensive knowledge of the best anchorages and
sailing grounds of the Caribbean and the Mediterranean. Franck is committed to safety and will enjoy taking you to a new thrilling experience on board this splendid catamaran.
CHEF: Sam AMAR
Sam is an experienced professional with extensive background in both restaurants and yachting. He is extremely motivated to constantly develop his skills and grow professionally which makes him confident in preparing a broad variety of meals from various cuisines – Thai, Mediterranean, Middle East, French, Fusion, Creole, you name it.
Sam always comes up with interesting ideas for the guests, combining flavours and textures of the available local ingredients. His extensive knowledge of food and beverages helps him to commit to his true passion - creation of show-stopping dishes. Attention to detail combined with excellent communication skills help him to satisfy every gourmet on board.
CHIEF – STEWARDESS: Danielle KAROUBI
STCW 95: PSSR, PST, FF, 1st Aid
Hotel and Management Diploma
Languages : Italian-French mother tongs / Fluent in English and in Spanish / Small German
After graduated at the Tourism and Management School in Switzerland, Danielle has been working all over the world.
From 2011 Danielle did enjoy working onboard several Motor and Sail yachts, first as a Stew, and then also as a cook.
She brings experience of busy professional charter and private boats, and she is very capable in all aspects of table service, bartending and general housekeeping.
She has also worked as 2nd Stewardess onboard motor yachts (Askari 140’, Latitute 165’, Gloria Maris 140’) and catamarans and monohull (Aroa & Kaveka 44’, Oya 100’) in French Polynesia. She has also crossed Atlantic Sea several times. Danielle is aboard Ipharra since 2014.
In her prior career in hospitality management in 5 Stars Hotels in French Polynesia and Costa Rica, and
event Management in South Africa for the World Cup, she brings knowledge from all over the world. Smiling and enthusiastic she really enjoys her job and provides a high-quality service aboard.
STEWARDESS: Mignon TEWSON
Languages : French
Mignon has been in the hospitality industry for 8 years, working in different destinations and in various positions - as bartender, waitress, restaurant manager and recently as a Stewardess on board yachts.
Her skills palette is very wide - she is a trained masseuse, an experienced yoga instructor and a qualified nurse so the guests on board can be sure that they are in more than safe hands. As a Stewardess, her professional skills include table and flower arrangement, tray & buffet service, bartending as well as interior detailing.
Mignon is a hard-worker and performs her duties as best as possible. Considerate, committed and full of enthusiasm, she always cheers everyone up with her smile.
DECK-HAND: Arnaud KANGAMBEGA
STCW 95 - 750 KW Mechanic degree
Languages: French, Fluent English and Spanish
Arnaud has 4 years of experience in the yachting industry
He first worked in French Riviera shipyards as Mechanic, then as Mechanic/Deck-hand in Tunisia aboard Princess Sany 36m and in Urugay aboard a Mangusta 30m.
In addition of yachts and mechanics, he likes fishing and rugby.