Yacht Length: 132' 7 Feet

Crew Size: 6

Yacht Passengers: 6

Cabins: 3

King: 1

Queen: 1

Twin: 1

About this Yacht

S/Y Ellen is a 40 m / 131′3″ luxury sailing yacht. She was built and designed by Perini Navi in 2001 with a major refit 2020 and 2023. ELLEN can accommodate 6 guests in 3 cabins. An extra cabin is possible for a nanny , security staff etc. Please inquire. For the ultimate family-friendly yacht experience, consider Sailing Yacht Ellen. With an abundance of welcoming, roomy living areas and outstanding amenities, she is the ideal choice for exploring the stunning destinations of the East Mediterranean. Her interior features warm cherry wood with exquisite carvings and her beautiful interior dining area inspires relaxing moments. With timeless styling, beautiful furnishings and sumptuous seating feature throughout create an elegant and comfortable atmosphere. A full beam master stateroom with a king bed, a sitting room, an ensuite head with tub and shower. The VIP guest suite with a queen bed, ensuite head and shower & the twin cabin, including a pullman bed. Guest suites all located aft. To top it all off, this magnificent sailing yacht is equipped with a wide selection of watercraft allowing you and your guests to combine sailing pleasure with an unforgettable experience.

Call us or email us for more information about ELLEN. You can reach our office at 1.941.914.1187 or Email Us. We’ll find a charter that fits your style, budget, and interests.

Crew Info:

CAPTAIN (Rotational - 2 Captains)- Pablo has a unique upbringing as part of an Argentinian Navy family living in varied locations. He spent the first 12 years of his life in Jerusalem as a United Nations child where he developed a deep respect for all walks of life, cultures and beliefs.

His father was a UN military observer for the United Nations Truce Supervision organization (UNTSO). As an assistant operations officer his father spent the Yon Kippur war of 1973 in the middle of the shooting between Egypt and Israel.

After leaving Jerusalem, Pablo settled down with his family in beautiful Argentina, his country of origin, attending one of the most prestigious schools in South America, the Colegio Marcelino Champagnat in Buenos Aires. This upbringing has resulted in a keen ability to relate with ease to the humble fisherman selling his catch as well as the prestigious guests he accommodates on charter.

Pablo earned degrees in Oceanography and Journalism. He also studied advertising and tourism which led him to work as a wilderness tour guide in Patagonia and an Urban guide in Buenos Aires. This makes him the perfect resource to guests as they explore by land and sea.

He is very intuitive to the needs of others and fosters a feeling of family with all those onboard.
All of the above is tempered with a wonderful sense of humor and a genuine love of the sea.
He is a master storyteller that will have you looking forward to the next conversation.

Pablo takes his job seriously and that is reflected in the level of service provided by his crew at ALL times. He has handpicked a solid crew that balance and complement each other in every way. Pablo is well known for having the skill of putting everyone at ease, and he delights in entertaining his guests on board.

Pablo is a foodie that has experienced the finest cuisine in the world. This is evident in his selection of his chef Emiliano Francia of Italy. He enjoys reading about History and Geography topics.
An avid waterman, he enjoys windsurfing, foiling, and kiteboarding.
On land he enjoys solo cycling treks, horse-riding treks and snowboarding in the Alps.

He has had many adventures in his life and comes highly recommended by several owners in the yachting industry.
When he is not running superyachts you may find him single handing his classic boat in the Caribbean and across oceans. He is the proud father of 3 children residing in Antibes in the French Riveria with his wife of 34 years.

CAPTAIN (Rotational - 2 Captains)- Tomislav Ukic
Born in Croatia on Dalmatian coast, Tomislav started his seaman carrier as a skipper, after which he continued working on different vessels. During that time he gained excellent working knowledge on both sailing and motor yachts.

He has a vast experience navigating in the Mediterranean (Adriatic sea, Greece, Turkey, Italy, Spain and France), a great understanding of all navigation instruments and electronics, as well as the operational knowledge of marine engines, generators and electro installations. Along with the rest of the S/Y ELLEN crew he will make sure you have a memorable stay.

In his free time he enjoys classic sailing, windsurfing, cycling, running and mountaineering.

CHEF - Emiliano Francia is a proud Italian, born in gorgeous La Spezia.
He is a part of a tight knit family and grew up fishing and skiing in Italy.
Emiliano has much to offer as a chef, being a native of Italy definitely has its perks.

He completed extensive training at the Hotel School Institute, completing programs in baking, 5-star courses, Thai cuisine and molecular cooking. This is where he developed a passion for everything culinary. He also studied under Chef Italo Bassi, who earned 3 Michelin Stars. It is a treat to be able to experience all he has to offer.

Emiliano is fluent in Italian, French and English and loves to share his passion for food with his guests. He gives stellar silver service and never disappoints. Be sure to request his famous BBQ dishes. He does wonders with the Argentinian Beef that Captain Pablo often provides.
In his free time, he considers himself a fisherman and loves to do so in the Ligurian Sea.

CHIEF STEWARDESS - Kerry Lynn McMaster
Kerry Lynn is from South Africa with many years of experience. Full profile to follow shortly.

CHIEF ENGINEER : Alessio Lorenzi

Alessio was born in La Spezia, Italy. After he finished his school, he started his maritime career as second engineer on SY Silvana, Perini Navi 56m from July 2002 until April 2006. He worked on few other yacht after that , Motor Yacht 140 feet, 170 feet to finally end today on his first passion the sailing yachts.

He is now the chief engineer of SY Ellen and is able to solve any problem that can happen onboard to insure every charter guests and the owner to have the best stay as possible.


CHIEF MATE - Vitor Fontes Young

Vitor was born in Santos, Brazil in 1994, in a large city next to the sea coast and at very early age his aspiration was directed to the sea and sailing. He was a volunteer Life Guard in his home town and loved to play and work with the children from humble backgrounds to encourage them to reach for their goals.

Vitor has a Degree in Marine Science and Technology from the University of Sao Paulo.

He passed sailing school as junior and started his professional career as skipper along the coast of Brazil, He has more than 10 years of experience in sailing and couple of times in very demanding Atlantic crossing under sails. So he gained valuable experience at very young age. Combined with his excellent ability to work in a team and his friendly attitude makes him perfect crew member on demanding sailing yacht such as "Ellen". He proved his skills during the crossing with S/Y "Ellen" from South America back to Mediterranean and later during charter season in Italy and France.

Vitor's hobbies include reading, trail walking, surfing and snorkeling, in fact everything involving nature appeals to Vitor. He also places great importance on family time, coming from a large family in Brazil.

His friends describe him as hardworking, loyal and kind. His motto is Work like a Captain and Play like a Pirate!!



Emily is from the United Kingdom. She has a good temperament and pleasant to work with. Both Stewardesses work well together. Profile to follow shortly