Luxury Traditional and Classic Yacht Charters

If you have a passion for sailing or for history or for the quality of craftsmanship now gone, then a traditional or classic yacht charter is for you. It's the perfect opportunity to combine traditional elegance with modern comforts onboard a classic sailing yacht where craftsmanship and quality are everything. Chartering a classic style yacht will enable you to recapture the golden age of sailing and take a step back in time to enjoy a traditional vessel which embodies life at sea. There are also a small number of classic motor yachts also available for charter, but the traditional, romance and beauty of classic sailing yacht is where most of the following resides.

Most of the stunning luxury classic sailing yachts were built between the 1920s and 1970s as one off designs or in a small group of sisterships. This helps to add a unique, charming appeal to the concept of a luxury yacht charter vacation. Whether motor or sailing, the sheer elegance of a classic or traditional yacht is what so many enthusiasts find most endearing. Exquisite exteriors of a classic yacht are usually complimented by a refitted modern interior design which offers all the luxuries of a present day superyacht.

Even though there are many new superyachts built every year, classic or traditional yachts are limited in number offering something quite unique for an exciting sailing vacation. Each classic yacht charter vessel generally includes a great historical story helping to add mystique and intrigue for all guests on board. Where was it built, when was it built, by whom and what secrets does it hold, are just some of the curiosities to get to grips with, which is part of the fun. One thing's for sure, there's nothing quite like being on a classic or traditional yacht charter for a vacation of a lifetime.

A traditional or classic yacht charter is also ideal for networking and hosting events. It's the perfect venue for meetings in a stylish, impressive and traditional setting. Enjoy the captivating atmosphere among fellow passengers on board a memorable corporate charter whether participating or just soaking up the atmosphere. Why not incorporate a superyacht charter into a classic yacht regatta or show, a wonderful opportunity to get the best of both worlds during your time on board.

The great news is, traditional and classic yacht events take place around the world in fantastic destinations such as the Indian Ocean, South East Asia, Europe and the Caribbean. To whet your appetite, browse online to find out more about popular annual classic and traditional events like the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta which kicks off the exciting Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge or the Round Gotland Race. Major events are held annually on both sides of the Atlantic from the Caribbean to the Mediterranean.

Check out online guides for different types of classic charter yachts to give you an idea of what to expect while on board. A professional crew will take care of every detail during your stay so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the experience. It doesn't matter whether you're an individual wishing to join others on board, a family, or group of friends wanting to charter a classic yacht for a week, a full itinerary will be provided. See what it's like gently sailing between islands, going on a sightseeing expedition and dropping anchor in some the world's most exotic locations.

Speaking of locations, you can charter a classic yacht in many worldwide destinations as the yachts move around. However Europe and the Mediterranean (France and the French Riviera, Italy, Sardinia, Croatia, Corsica, Cannes, Monaco, and St Tropez) are the most likely places to find classics, as well as the Caribbean (Antigua, St Barts etc).

It won't take you long to discover the classic and traditional yacht charter bug. Once you've tried this type of holiday, you'll want to return again and again.

More info on classic yacht charters.

Below is a small selection of some of the classic sailing yachts available for charter:

THE INDIAN OCEANTHE INDIAN OCEAN
For generations, the Indian Ocean has served as a major sea route connecting the spices of Africa, fragrances of East Asia and the wealth of the ...
South East AsiaSouth East Asia
Considering going on a yacht charter vacation in South East Asia? Here you can read about the yachting attractions and travel information in South ...
ASIAASIA
Asian yacht charters are increasing in popularity every year. The reason is simple: nowhere in the world do you get quite the mix of fascinating ...
EUROPEEUROPE
Anyone on a yacht charter holiday in the British Isles or Europe will experience great cultural and scenic variety. There are yacht charter operators ...
THE CARIBBEANTHE CARIBBEAN
There are many beautiful luxury yachts available in the Caribbean, a traditional hot spot for yacht charters. The Caribbean is popular because a ...
AntiguaAntigua
Antigua is one of the most well known yachting islands in the Caribbean. This British based colony offers all the main types of yacht charters such ...
THE MEDITERRANEANTHE MEDITERRANEAN
The sunny Mediterranean is unequaled in its natural beauty, cultural heritage, passion, glamour and style. Often conveniently split into two main ...
FranceFrance
Detailed information regarding luxury yacht charters in France.

CharterWorld Enquiry

Luxury Classic Yacht News

Charter classic superyacht Menorca in the Balearic Islands
Luxury yacht MENORCA - Saloon with grand piano. Photo credit Mare e Terra
Charter classic 1961 motor yacht MENORCA in the Balearic Islands this summer: After an extensive 2017 refit, she blends her original features with cutting edge technology for the best of modern and traditional cruising. Already a popular choice after such a short time on the charter market, be sure to reserve your dates quickly so that you don't miss out.
M/Y Menorca: An interview with Mare e Terra CEO Laurent Morel-Ruymen
MENORCA - bathroom - Photo credit Mare e Terra
49m/159ft motor yacht MENORCA is a classic 1960 build from Botje Ensing that has undergone an impressive refit and restoration to return her to the charter market in the Balearic Islands. Find out about her transformation by Menorca-based design house Mare e Terra, whom have from contemporary flair to her interiors while remaining true to her original design.
Hakvoort deliver 38m motor yacht SOPRANO available for charter in the Mediterranean
Hakvoort My Soprano bridge deck salon table and sofa
Hakvoort Shipyard has announced the delivery of the 38,25-metre motor yacht SOPRANO to her first-time owners, boasting exterior design by Diana Yacht Design and interiors by Felix Buytendijk. SOPRANO has been constructed with a classical feel in mind and a lovely canoe stern, as requested by her owners, as admired on previously built Hakvoort yachts...
Traditional sailing yacht Silver Spray available for charter in the Mediterranean
Luxury yacht SILVER SPRAY - Master suite
If you're look for the classic sailing experience, 34m/110 ft sailing yacht SEA SPRAY is a century-old beauty making waves in the Western Mediterranean charter grounds this summer.
Discover the wonders of Northern Europe aboard charter yacht Navigator
Motor yacht NAVIGATOR - Master suite
36m/118ft classic yacht NAVIGATOR is available for charter in Northern Europe for a breath-taking experience among the Norwegian fjords. The on board accommodation sleeps up to 10 guests over 5 cabins and her equipment includes bikes and windsurfers for exploration over land and sea. Check out her fantastic price today and reserve your dates.
20 of the Best America’s Cup Luxury Yachts for Charter
EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND - Photo credit RALI New Zealand
Choose from this great range of sailing and motor yachts or contact us for additional vessels available for the upcoming America's Cup in Bermuda, to take place from 26th May through to 27th June 2017.