112ft (34.1m) VALDETTARO - Sleeps 10 guests.

From: $ 65,329 To: $ 72,795 Per Week. Operating in: East Mediterranean, West Mediterranean, Caribbean,

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S/Y REE, formerly Parsifal II, is a luxury sailing yacht offering  comfort and facilities comparable to a motor yacht in excess of 40 meters. Built in 1996 by Valdettaro Shipyard, Italy and designed specifically for luxury charters, she is equipped with all the very latest technology, from state-of-the-art sail handling to worldwide communications. REE is the perfect combination of power under sail and luxury, able to sail at 10-12 knots with ease. A superb sailing yacht that offers the ultimate experience for the most discerning sailors.
REE features copious amounts of deck space and her very large covered cockpit seats 12 for al fresco dining in addition to lovely lounging areas.  REE offers a myriad of water sports options from skiing, wakeboarding and other towable toys behind the 20' ft Zodiac tender with 70 hp. Or, enjoy sailing on REE’s Lasers, windsurf, snorkel, fish or rendezvous diving.

S/Y REE offers accommodation for up to 10 guests in 5 air conditioned cabins with multi standard TVs, stereos, CDs, DVDs.

The full-width owners stateroom aft has a King-size walk-around bed and settees to both port and starboard. There is also a small sofa pull-out bed suitable for children. The very large ensuite  bath has twin sinks and a walk-in shower. The master cabin has a large flat screen TV with surround sound system.

The four additional staterooms offer great flexibility as they can be configured with either a king-sized bed or twin beds. Each stateroom has ensuite facilities and personal entertainment systems.

 The 2011 Refit amounted to approximately $2.5 million!!! Completely New Interior including soft furnishings. New exterior paint, new sails ...too many things to mention here. --


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  • iPod Dock
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Media Hard Drive
  • Hammocks
  • Kneeboard
  • DVD library
  • Blu-Ray player
  • Local television
  • Games Console
  • Fishing equipment
  • Wakeboard
  • Child waterskis
  • 1 adult windsurfers
  • Dinghy: Laser / 13ft 4in (4.0m)

  • Adult waterskis
  • Towing ring
  • Dinghy: Zodiac / 19ft 0in (5.7m) / 70HP
  • PS3


  • Air-conditioned: Fully
  • Deck shower
  • Barbeque
  • Voltage: 380/220/24
  • Swim platform
  • Cell phone
  • WiFi and Internet
  • Fax machine


  • Diving by arrangement / rendezvous
  • Snorkeling gear

REE Crew Profile

Captain Laurance Ottley started sailing in his early teens, some would say a bit late for a Brit, progressing from dinghys to offshore cruising and racing in both modern and traditional vessels. After a career in the decorating trade he took up sailing professionally in 1996. For the next 6 years he was employed first as mate, then as captain, aboard the 30 meter traditional wooden sailing ship IRENE in the Caribbean charter trade.

From 2004 to 2006 Laurance was full-time captain aboard another period wooden sailing ship, Thames Sailing Barge Kitty, doing corporate charters with up to 46 passengers before moving into the superyacht sector. In 2008 he took command of the Hoek-designed 30 meter ketch APHRODITE cruising extensively in the Med and Caribbean with the owner and guests over a period of three years.  2012 presented the opportunity for Captain Ottley to return to IRENE on a voyage around the Atlantic with sail trainees and cargo as part of a sustainable transport initiative.

On land Laurance loves to be 'let loose in the galley' practicing skills he has learned from working with great charter chefs over the years. Cycling is another passion. He rides road, cyclocross and mountain bikes and tours on two wheels. Last year he completed a 1,500km six week ride through Europe including the Swiss Alps and Pyrenees mountain ranges.

Captain Ottley takes pride in his excellent crew management skills and maintaining the vessels he commands to the highest possible standards to ensure owners and guests experience the fullest enjoyment wherever they cruise.

April 2013

Chef Nuria Gutierrez was born and raised in Barcelona. At 26 she is young, ambitious and adds a little Spanish zest to all her actions. She attended Hofmann's school of cooking before starting her career working at the home of the Dukes of Godo. She then moved on to Ferran Adria's ‘Nube’ restaurant before landing a chef's job for the Qatar Royal family on MY Helaitan.

In the galley Nuria takes her Mediterranean cuisine to a new level by mixing in flavors and techniques she has picked up during her travels, adding spices discovered in the Middle Eastern souks, blending in tropical salsas from Latin America and an all-around hearty Italian feel. Her classic training and knowledge of quality ingredients, produce and techniques don't limit her imagination, surprise is around every corner….

Nuria enjoys a well- blended Gin & Tonic with some nice background tunes


Chief Stewardess Monika Dimitrova is a 29 year old from Varna, Bulgaria.  Growing up as the daughter of a seaman in this vibrant seaside city, Monika always yearned to discover the world and its seas.  Once she finished her degree in Management and Economics, she joined the yachting world 8 years ago and has never looked back.

Monika has chief stewardess experience on various luxury and expedition yachts, managing the interiors efficiently and with a great eye for detail. Over the years she has visited Asia, Latin America, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean - and even went polar bear spotting in the Arctic!  Her personal highlight was the moment she crossed the Equator with M/Y Octopus in January 2013.

Delving into the lighter, more creative side of life, Monika graduated from choreography school and is a great dancer.  She loves to stay in shape by going for a run in the early evening to go sightseeing in her latest location. 

Monika looks forward to welcoming you aboard REE and ensuring that your holiday is all you dreamt it would be.

Second Stewardess Gaelle Andries is a 26 year old Belgian who really knows her chocolates.  She worked in high quality hotels and restaurants in London, Barcelona and Tenerife progressing through different departments including waitressing and reception desk, finishing as the senior butler of a luxury boutique hotel.  Seven years of experience gives Gaelle a very rounded and in-depth knowledge of the hospitality industry.

In May 2012 Gaelle joined her first yacht, the classic S/Y ZACA A TE MOANA, and travelled the Caribbean islands of St Lucia, Antigua and Guadeloupe.  She loves visiting new countries and collects flags from places she has visited along the way.

In her free time Gaelle enjoys reading cooking books and practising her cocktail skills. She makes a mean strawberry caipiroska!

30 year old South African born Andrew Graham, recently joined REE as the First Mate. After studying at the University of Cape Town, Andrew entered the yachting industry about 6 years ago and has since accumulated over 60 000 nm including numerous ocean crossings.

Having worked as the mate on many previous boats and captaining his last boat, a 24m Hoek design, Andrew brings to REE much charter and sailing experience and has operated in the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, the US east coast and the Atlantic islands of the Canaries.

Andrew is a fun guy who gets on well with crew and guests alike. Apart from being an expert fly-fisherman, Andrew will always be up for any outdoor activity and will be your go-to person for any water sports during your time on REE.                  

Engineer Calum Smillie is a 31 year old from Glasgow with a real passion for mechanical engineering.   Although Calum grew up just a short distance from the ship-building yards of the Clyde, he began his professional career working as a motor mechanic.  His career over 6 years in this industry led him to be a performance engine specialist building and tuning 6 & 8 cylinder race engines.


The call of the sea was still in Calum’s blood, but the rain in the Scottish air led Calum to (sensibly) choose Greece to change career direction to work aboard yachts.  In 2010, Calum worked as a marine engineer maintaining and repairing a fleet of yachts both at the central base and remote locations throughout the Greek Ionian Islands.


In 2011 Calum started work aboard 43m Vitters S/Y KOO as Assistant Engineer for an engineering refit.  His genuine enthusiasm to do a good job, meticulous work methods, excellent ability and pleasant demeanour was recognised and he was asked to re-join the yacht regularly as relief engineer and delivery crew in both the Caribbean and Mediterranean.  Calum joined REE in France prior to crossing for the Caribbean 2012/13 season.


Despite the weather Calum enjoys hiking the Munros of Scotland as well as super-biking and cycling.  He likes to be outdoors and active and has plans for a long career in the Super Yacht industry.

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REE Specifications

REE Testimonials

Guest comments

May 15 - 23, 2013 - South of France

'The crew went far beyond their duties to ensure we were all relaxed. They were always happy and friendly.’ ‘Crew were sensational. Amazing people who gave themselves to our trip in any way we asked.’ ‘ Cannot speak highly enough of these amazing and wonderful people.’

Food review: ‘The food was beyond anything I could have imagined.’ ‘Food was insanely amazing – some of the best I have ever eaten.’ ‘Five star – fine gourmet – just amazing.’ ‘Absolutely stunning every day.’ ‘Words fail me. The presentation was immaculate.’


March 23 to March 30, 2013

6 guests, St. Martin – St. Martin

We had a great time on REE. The crew were a pleasure to be with, the food excellent (Nadine is a superb cook), Tom the first mate an absolute rock, Rebecca and Kate incredibly efficient, Callum, the engineer, keeps the whole complex machinery working and Matt runs a tight ship. All of them could not have been nicer, they were great. And of course in all aspects REE is a very comfortable yacht - comfortable to be on and to sail.

Thanks for setting us up with a great cruise. Until the next one …



Report from the broker --

The client's Personal Assistant . . . said that it was a huge success.  Everyone had a great time.  One of the guests who always has something (critical) to say . . . said that the food and service was better than any 5 star restaurant or resort that they have been to.


The crew took excellent care of them; very concerned and caring.


So, I would like to thank you for taking such good care of my clients, and if you ever need a referral, please give my name and number.


You hit it out of the ballpark!!!

February 23 to March 2, 2013

10 guests, Antigua –Antigua


Feedback from the broker --

It was a fantastic charter and Mr G was very impressed with Captain Matt… he said that Matt is ‘a real yes guy’, meaning that nothing was too much trouble and Matt was keen to do anything to make the guests happy.  He also adored Nadine’s food.

Two weeks - Christmas 2012/New Year 2013 

The charter was fantastic!

The boat was beautiful and immaculate.

All party commented that the brochure doesn't do her justice; maybe something that needs looking at!

All crew worked extremely hard to ensure we had a great time and were very sociable.

Looking forward already to the next one.

-  Charter Guests, April 2012

"Captain and Crew, Absolutely fabulous sailing every day! Fantastic food, tremendous hospitality, and great fun with all the toys. This was the third year in a row sailing in the Caribbean and the best, with wonderful weather, winds and warmth. We will take back many magic moments. Many thanks!"

-  Charter Guests, January 2012

 "We've been lucky enough to go on a few great sailing trips, but never as good as this one! Just brilliant, thanks so much"

-  Charter Guests, January 2012

REE Specifications

LENGTH 112ft (34.1m) BEAM 25ft (7.6m) DRAFT 10ft 0in (3.0m)
GUESTS 10 CREW Captain Laurance Ottley & Chef Nuria Gutierrez + 4 REFIT 2011
SPEED 9kts / 12kts STABILISERS None FLAG Bahamas

REE Accommodations

S/Y REE offers accommodation for up to 10 guests in 5 air conditioned cabins with multi standard TVs, stereos, CDs, DVDs.

The full-width owners stateroom aft has a King-size walk-around bed and settees to both port and starboard. There is also a small sofa pull-out bed suitable for children. The very large ensuite  bath has twin sinks and a walk-in shower. The master cabin has a large flat screen TV with surround sound system.

The four additional staterooms offer great flexibility as they can be configured with either a king-sized bed or twin beds. Each stateroom has ensuite facilities and personal entertainment systems.


Aft Deck

Enclosed Cockpit looking aft

Master Cabin

Guest Stateroom Configured as two Singles

Master Bath

Starboard Salon

Port Salon





Aft Deck by Night

Enclosed Cockpit looking forward

Guest Stateroom Configured as a King

Starboard Salon

Enclosed Cockpit Al Fresco

Guest Bath





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