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HI! I'M
I work in the Yacht Industry
31 years old (22 July 1992), Brazilian, single

Passports: Italian (EU) & Brazilian

Deck Team
Water Sports Instructor
Tender Driver

Availability: Immediately

WhatsApp No: +34 645 30 40 88

Mobile No: +55 51 982055700

Email Address: hello.rodrigoperna@gmail.com

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Rodrigo
Perna
Araujo

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Sail Yacht A - Trieste, Italy
Sail Yacht A - Trieste, Italy
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Sail Yacht A - Trieste, Italy

Objectives

I am actively seeking a leading position, where I can leverage my extensive experience in shipyard refits, broker viewings, and charter operations. Over the past 6 years, I have gained valuable insights through temporary contracts exploring different yachts. Now, my primary focus is on securing a role that fosters continuous learning and professional progression.

Passionate about working in an environment where the crew is active, open-minded, and dedicated to excellence, I am eager to contribute my skills to a team that values innovation and collaboration. I thrive on challenges and am committed to personal and professional growth. I am confident that my adaptability, attention to detail, and strong work ethic make me a valuable asset for a team committed to creating a healthy and productive work environment.

Qualifications

Certificates

Yachtmaster OCEAN Sail & Motor

. ENG1

. Polishing Certificate (Polymer  nanotechnology iCeramic) 

. Power Boat Level 2

. STCW Basic + Ships Security Certificate

. Crisis Management & Human Behaviour

Languages

. Fluent: English, Portuguese, Spanish

. Conversational: Italian, German

Background

. Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Major in International Trade

. Professional Surf Instructor

. Professional Team Coach

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Skills & Strengths

•    Self-motivated and Strong leader
•    Extremely well presented and Professional
•    Calm and Agile 
•    Attention to detail    

•    Good with children and groups
•    Positive Attitude 

•    Strong background in Water sports

•    Tender Driver

•    Cooking, Bar Tending, Hospitality & Service skills

•    Photography

Excellent Health

Non smoker, no drinking 

Fully Vaccinated (Pfizer)

Watersports addicted

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MSC Magnífica - Geiranger, Norway
Motor Yacht Brabus 7 - Cannes, France 
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Motor Yacht Balista - Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Yacht Experience

S/Y Aquarius, 56m Royal Huisman (Palma de Mallorca) Deckhand (temp)

21 September 2023 – 9 November 2023

Helping the engineers and deck team, cleaning and organizing bilges, yacht lockers and the shipyard containers. Spray painting the anchor chain. Some carpentery jobs, full wash downs, line handling, docking and assisting to instal the sails.

M/Y Tango, 77m Feadship (Palma de Mallorca) Deckhand (temp)

5 June 2023 – 21 September 2023

Seized yacht, deck team of 3 responsible for the maintenance of the decks. Tasks included spray painting, sanding teak, re-caulking and full wash downs.

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S/Y A, 143m Nobiskrug (Italy) - Deckhand/Yachtmaster 

23 May 2022 – 23 October 2022

Responsible for the maintenance of the decks and sails. Tasks included full wash downs, teak decks cleaning with machines, line handling and docking, anchoring, crane operations, splicing, tender driving and watch keeping. Airport runs driving important people and provisioning.

M/Y Coral Ocean, 73m Lürssen (Palma de Mallorca) - Deckhand (temp)

18 October 2021 – 30 Dec 2021

Getting the yacht ready after a 2 years refit. Painting, organizing, maintaining 4 decks and watch keeping.

S/Y Maltese Falcon, 88m Perini Navi (Greece) - Deckhand (temp)      

24 August 2021 – 28 September 2021

I had to hit the ground running, starting a charter on the first day and training to go up the 60m masts. responsible for Tender driving with guests, watersports and toys (snorkeling, wakeboarding, SUP, jetskis ,seabobs and inflatables). Sailing, maintenance of the decks, two parting decks, polishing. Line handling, docking, anchoring, hidrolics operations and watch keeping. Anchor and gangway watches.

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M/Y Halo, 57m Feadship (Italy, France and Spain) - Deckhand (temp)

25 July 2021 – 19 August 2021

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Private, five weeks boss trip, with a Deck team of 5 crew. I had to hit the ground running, responsible for Tender driving with guests, watersports and toys (snorkeling, wakeboarding, SUP, jetskis ,seabobs and inflatables). Maintenance of the decks, two parting decks, polishing. Line handling, docking, anchoring, hidrolics operations and watch keeping. Anchor and gangway watches.

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M/Y Balista, 47m Cantieri di Pisa (Spain, Italy and France) - Deckhand

11 May 2021 – 10 July 2021

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Busy charter with a Deck team of 3 crew. Responsible for watersports and toys (snorkeling, wakeboarding, efoiling, SUP, jetskis ,seabobs and inflatables). Jet tender driving towing ski and wakeboard. Maintenance of the decks, two parting decks, polishing, re-caulking. Line handling, docking, bunkering, crane operations and watch keeping. Anchor and gangway watches.

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M/Y RoMa, 62m Viareggio (Ibiza) - Deckhand (temp)

16 July 2019 – 04 August 2019

Deck team of 3 crew. Responsible for watersports and toys (diving, surfing, efoil board, SUP, jetskis ,seabobs and inflatables). Jet tender driving towing banana, couch, ski, wakeboard. Maintenance of the decks. Line handling and docking, crane operations and watch keeping. Nanny and taking care of kids. Photographer and video maker. Anchor and gangway watches.

M/Y Equanimity, 92m Oceanco (Malaysia) - Deckhand         

19 November 2018 – 1 May 2019

Deck team of 6 crew. Responsible for the maintenance of the decks. Tasks included full wash downs, two parting decks, re-caulking, line handling and docking, crane operations, tender driving and watch keeping. I received polishing training (7 days) using Polymer nanotechnology iShine iCeramic products. Polished entire super structure and worked aloft.  The yacht was actively for sale, we prepared for Broker and Guest viewings within 24hrs notice. Contract ended due to the Sale and we handed over to the Owners Team.

S/Y Svea, 43m J Class (Palma de Mallorca) - Deckhand (temp)

30 May - 31 August 2018

Onboard during a refit period in STP Shipyard. Tasks included bilge cleaning and painting. Wash downs and daily cleaning.

S/Y Lethantia, 44m Royal Huisman (Palma de Mallorca) - Deckhand (temp)

30 May - 31 August 2018

Wash down, teak clean with two part, polishing. Interior carpentry work and full wash downs.

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MSC Magnifica, 294m Cruise Ship (Denmark to Argentina) - Shop Seller 

26 August – 26 December 2017

Luxury goods salesman. Personal shopper for passengers. In charge of cargo control and inventories.

STP Shipyard - Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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Motor Yacht Halo - Riposto, Italy
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Fire Drill -  Langkawi, Malaysia

Land
Based Work Experience

Perna Distributors LTDA - Representative

January 2016 - July 2017

Luxury clothing brand working as a Commercial Sales representative. Source prospective clients, negotiate and manage client contracts.

Luxton Real Estate - Luxury Real Estate Agent

March 2014 - January 2016

Real Estate sales agent for commercial and residential property and land. Duties included team training and build client relationships.

Sports

. Sponsored Free Surfer

. EFoiling

. Wing Foiling

Wake Boarding

. Sailing

. Fishing

. Diving

. Yoga

. Exploring

E-foiling -  Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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Surfing -  Florianópolis, Brazil 
Wake surfing - Langkawi, Malaysia

References

S/Y Svea

Captain Paul Kelly

 

References available upon request

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Motor Yacht ROMA - Formentera, Spain
Sail Yacht Maltese Falcon - Mykonos, Greece
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Motor Yacht Equanimity -  Langkawi, Malaysia
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