Then, this is your chance to get to know this remarkable vessel.
Beneteau Boat Builder: Where Quality Meets Innovation
Beneteau has been synonymous with innovation and craftsmanship in yacht-building for many decades. From building fishing boats, their commitment to innovation led to a wide range of yachts. So, seasoned sailors and first-time adventurers can both enjoy.
Here are just a few reasons why choosing a Beneteau yacht like sailboat SERENA guarantees an unforgettable voyage:
Unparalleled Design: Beneteau sailing yachts are renowned for their sleek lines, spacious interiors, and intuitive layouts. SERENA, an Oceanis yacht model, is no exception. It boasts a luxurious open-plan living space. It also has comfortable cabins and ample deck space for soaking up the sun and starry nights.
Performance You Can Rely On: Beneteau boats are built for comfort and performance. Their innovative hull designs offer exceptional stability and maneuverability, whether leisure boating or long-distance sailing. Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or a curious first-timer, rest assured that SERENA will easily handle any adventure.
Safety First: Beneteau prioritizes safety using top-notch materials and construction techniques to cutting-edge navigation and communication systems. Thus, you can confidently explore, knowing you’re in good hands.
Sailing Yacht Serena Specifications
3 rooms, Queen-size
S/Y Serena Specs
List of Sailing Yacht Serena’s Amenities
Kid-friendly, minimum passenger age acceptable is 5 years old
What water toys are available onboard the S/Y Serena?
Water ski (adults and kids)
Meet the Crew of Sailing Yacht Serena
Capt. Hugh O’Brien
Raised in England, he lived across Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Now, he’s a permanent resident of the United States, living in the BVI and USVI.
Started competitive sailing and ocean racing in the UK & France in 1987. That’s a total of 36 years of ocean sailing experience.
He completed his Royal Yachting Association (RYA) YachtMaster 500 Ton Sail & Power Commercial License in 2002.
He was captain and chef in the Cayman Islands, Virgin Islands, USA & Japan.
He also ran 5 Star Sailing with the 50 ft Beneteau Sloop in the Virgin Islands from 2007 to 2011.
He has a 20-year career in Marketing & Sales for American IT & Database companies. Thus, he was able to lead operations in Europe, the US, Asia & Latin America.
From 2018 to 2022, he owned and operated Ocean Star 60, a 60-foot Beneteau sloop. That was when he and Chef Vivi started as partners in Serene Yacht (Beneteau Oceanis 62).
Chef/First Mate Vivianne Swietelsky
Vivianne, or “Chef Vivi,” is based in Water Island, USVI, and Coconut Grove, Miami.
She is known for her authentic interpretations of the world’s great cuisines.
Her signature fusion is MediterrAsian cuisine.
She also makes amazing desserts and is an inspired cocktail mixologist.
Born in the U.S. to Italian and Venezuelan parents. Her mother taught her to cook instinctually, from the heart.
Traveled to different countries, fluent in five languages.
She attended different culinary schools.
Studied Hospitality Management at the Florida International University’s School of Hospitality & Tourism.
She has been a restaurant Pastry Chef. She owned her own upscale Miami catering company, “Truffles Catering.” She also worked as a Private Chef in both private homes and on charter yachts.
Chef Vivi loves sailing. She worked on many sailboats. She also holds an ASA Offshore Sailing Certificate and has owned other Beneteau yachts.
Vivianne upgraded Sailing Yacht Serena with luxe touches like FRETTE sheets, Lanvin products, and Bose sound systems.
As a Private Yacht Chef, she enjoys creating memorable moments through fantastic food and service.
With Captain Hugh, they live by the motto “It’s all about you, all the time,” prioritizing a top-tier experience for their guests.
Is it worth renting the Sailing Yacht Serena?
Definitely, yes! Even if you are a first-time yachtie, you will feel pampered and at ease aboard this private yacht.
It is ideal for couples, groups of friends, and families with kids because it is a kid-friendly yacht.
S/Y Serena also offers informal sailing instructions. So, if you are interested in the basics of sailing, this is the boat for you.
There is no room for boredom with so many water toys and equipment onboard. No need to worry about paying extra for rental fees because you have unlimited access to them.
The experienced crew will cater to your needs, from preparing gourmet meals to planning unforgettable excursions.
Lastly, with the help of your trusted yacht charter company, you can always get a personalized itinerary. Create a bespoke adventure catering to your interests: snorkeling, island hopping, or relaxing on secluded beaches.
Ready to book the Sailing Yacht Serena for a trip in the USVI and BVI?
Choosing SERENA is more than just renting a boat. It is also about feeling confident about choosing the best yacht. After all, you only want to give, if not the best, but also a memorable luxury trip for your family and friends.
Forget the fear of boredom – a playground of water toys awaits, promising thrills for all ages. Bring the whole family; even the tiniest adventurer will be safe with its child-friendly design.
Fishing enthusiasts cast your lines in paradise – SERENA is your aquatic chariot to prime fishing grounds. And when you seek respite, step into a world of sleek, luxurious comfort crafted by the renowned Beneteau.
A professional and friendly crew ensures your every need is met, leaving you free to savor the magic of this world-class yacht.
Generally, Sailing Yacht SERENA is where adventure seamlessly marries luxury, and unforgettable memories are born.