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Kuna Vela Boat and Crew

Kuna Vela Boat and Crew


Sailing performance
200 m² of sail, main sail, genoa, spinnaker, staysail.
Sloop designed and built in France with elegant lines, offering stability at sea, Kuna satisfies most demanding requirements of comfort, aesthetics and nautical performance.


The Captains

Kuna Vela Captains Yann and Israel


2 Professional crew:


Yann Riou

With more than 30 years of experience in the sea, your captain Yann Riou, born in Britain, France, comes from a family of commercial fishermen. All his life was related to the sea and the boats. He was captain of several commercial boats (fishing, tows, dredgers,etc.) He was title of fishing and captain of international sailboat. He is instructor of navigation and old competitor of regattas. He´s given 2 times the return to the world with his family and crossed several times the Atlantic Ocean and 2 times the Pacific and Indian Ocean. Another one of his passions is the constructions of boats, having built more than 20. Ample experience and many stories to tell.....


 Israel Chacon

Captain Israel

Israel Chacon, born in Costa Rica, counts on 15 years of experience in navigation. He acquired his knowledge on sailboats in the Shelter Islands, San Diego, California, United States.

Studied in the INA (National Institute of Learning) theory nautical-fishery. He has titles of Coastal navigation, survival in the sea and RCP (resuscitation cardio-pulmonary) and first aid.

He has certification of the ICT (Costa Rican Institute of Tourism) as guide for sport fishing and guide of diving.

With ample knowledge in marine biology, he will do that in your tour of snorkeling discover species of fish and corals and learns on the marine life of the zone.



Sailors or non sailors welcome to take the helm. Always excellent music in the cockpit with romantic or dancing mood. Barbecue, fishing rods, snorkeling gear. Semi rigid dinghy 12 ft, outboard motor 15 hp. English, Spanish and French spoken on board.
Spacious deck layout: flush deck allowing an easy movement in both manoeuvre and sunbathing. Vast teak cockpit, designed for tropical latitudes with u shaped bench and cushions. Cockpit table and bimini top creating shade to offer protection from the sun. Superb swimming platform of more than one meter area allowing direct access to the sea with deck fresh water shower. (water maker: 140 l/h). 2 guests bathroom and stateroom.
Top Security Equipment

Kuna features the highest security equipment regarding the demanding european maritime standard.

Navigation: radar, 3 gps units, autopilot, chart plotter.
Communications: ssb, vhf, standard C immarsat, fax.

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Embarcaciones Kuna Vela SA
P.O. Box 71, 5019 Playas del Coco, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Mobile: +506 8301-3030
Tel: +506 2670-0086