Operating in the Bahamas, Caribbean and the East Mediterranean
Ipharra at anchor
Spacious and comfortable cockpit
The cockpit table
Other view of the cockpit sofas
Saloon other view
Cockpit table by night
Single beds cabin
Master cabin other view
VIP cabin - twin or Queen beds
Galley low deck
Time for fun
Iphara from the beach
Low deck layout
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.
Now onboard 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.
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 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.
Professional Certificate of French Diploma Cook
25 years of professional experience
Languages: French, English
Cyril has worked at very notable hotels and fine dining restaurants including 4 years in a 3 stars Michelin rated restaurant in Narbonne France.
He has gained a vast amount of knowledge about worldwide cuisines and techniques and enjoys putting them together to create unique and exciting dishes.
Cyril delights in making the most out of fresh local ingredients and will be at the markets first thing in the morning to bring the best to your table.
He specializes in healthy and fresh cuisine which is delicately prepared and beautifully presented to ensure your culinary experience on board Ipharra is an absolute highlight.
While Mediterranean is his expertise, he can cater to any dietary requirements, including Asian, Kosher and diabetic.
Cyril is happy to pleasure high standards guests, developing a tailor made service and delivering something special with a fresh, creative and tasty cuisine.
He likes rugby, Sports, Swimming, Read, walk in the countryside, cinema, theater.
STCW 2010 – CAEERS - Stewardess’s training in nautical tourism
Languages : French, English
Heilanie has been working 3 years as stewardess in French Polynesia, Caribbean and Mediterranean aboard yachts as MY LA DEA II 49 meters, SY MAGIC CAT 25 meters and MY LATITUDE 52 meters.
She has also one crossing experience on fast sailing catamaran from Martinique to Marquesas.
Heilanie is aboard IPHARRA since June 2016, her kindness and her high sense of human relationship are very appreciated by the guests. She is a perfect stewardess and a real hard-worker.
DECK-HAND: François DUPUY
STCW95, Engineer 750KW, MED 2, CGO, CFBS
Languages : French, English
After studying Marine Engineering in Sète Merchant School, François started his career in the marine industry working aboard numerous sailing yachts and motor yachts in South of France, Greece, the Adriatic Sea and Turkey.
François joined the team on IPHARRA in 2017 and embraced the challenges and rewards of maintaining all her systems in top working condition. François is a professional, self-motivated individual who brings with him a lot of experience.
He is a fun loving personality and is very much looking forward to entertaining you on your stay with all our water-sport based activities.
Ipharra comfortably accommodates in style up to 12 guests in 5 cabins.
-1 Master suite with a king size bed which is located on the main floor neat the cockpit & the saloon (no step at all) = 2 passengers
-2 VIP cabins with twin beds converted in Queen size beds if needed. These 2 cabins do have also each a Pullman (ideally for young people) and they could be then 2 triple cabins = 2 x 3 Pax = 6 passengers maximum
-Another VIP cabin with twin beds converted in Queen size bed if needed = 2 passengers
-1 double cabin with upper & lower single berths = 2 passengers
These cabins include first class amenities, private bathroom, Bose audio system, air conditioning.
For a pleasant evening you can watch the latest films from the onboard DVD library on an outdoor home cinema screen on the cockpit with the sea in the back.
The living room is the perfect place for entertainment in luxury, equipped with a multimedia entertainment system of the highest quality, including a 40' LCD television and Bose hi-fi audio system.
The meeting & dining room is equipped with high conference table/chart table with display screen purpose-installed for business meetings and video conferences.
The opposite side of the lower deck is occupied by a dining table with high chairs for up to twelve people.
Charter July 5-15, 2017 / Balearics / 12 guests
Mille mercis à ce merveilleux équipage, professionnel, chaleureux, prévenant et parfait en toutes occasions.
Ipharra est de surcroit un magnifique bateau.
Le seul problème, les kilos que nous avons pris en croisière.
Amitiés, N. L. D. K.
Thousand of thanks to this wonderful crew, professional, warm, thoughtful and considerate, perfect in all situations.
Ipharra is in addition a beautiful yacht.
The only matter, kilos we have take during the cruise.
Sincerely, N. L. D. K.
Charter February 6-11, 2016 / BVI’S / 12 guests / American family
Thank you all so much for being so awesome !
I’ve had the best time ever.
Hopefully I will see you some day.
Best of luck
PS: If you ever in San Francisco call me for a good times
The boat was marvelous. And you all were even great.
So much kindness and fun.
What a wonderfultrip it was.
Thank you so much !
We will all miss you very much !
Keep sailing into bliss.
THANK YOU for the best week of my life!!!
Many kisses to the crew
I’d like to thank all the crew of Ipharra for my most memorable and amazing trip I have ever been on !
I’ve made a great new group of friends and I hope that our lives cross them again soon.
Thank you to Danielle, Franck, Anais, Alfredo & Maud for this beautiful journey !
It’s definitely one of the most memorable enjoyable, fun holidays which I have with a group of newly met friends.
The crews on Ipharra have made the trip perfect & completely carefree.
There are good ships.
There are woodships
Ships that sail to sea
But the best ships are friends
Forever may they be