Classic Yacht Charter

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Classic yacht charter is a great way to experience some of the most exquisite classic sailing or motor yachts in the world. Chartering a classic yacht will provide you with all the ambiance, grace and style of the classic by-gone era of boating. The types of classic yachts available for charter include schooners, gaffed rigged boats, yawls, magnificent ketches, sloops and even tall ships. On a classic yacht charter guests can enjoy the style, sumptuous luxury, impeccable craftsmanship, traditions, service and world class cuisine to be expected of a gracious yacht.

For those seeking a memorable vacation classic yachts charter is the perfect way to have an experience of a lifetime. These beautiful classic yachts, feature acres of sail, graceful lines, gleaming brass, rich woodwork and fine craftsmanship. Despite being vintage yachts, many also offer luxury yacht charter featuring all the modern features expected in a luxury yacht such as air-conditioning, refrigeration and roomy accommodation.

Classic yacht’s interiors are hand crafted in wood and beautifully finished in an authentic style. You can revel in the magnificent craftsmanship in so many different woods, such as rich French walnut, golden Danish elm, rare rosewoods, or mahogany paneling.

No sailing experience needed to charter a classic yacht as they are fully crewed. Not only enthusiasts of sailing can enjoy such luxurious surroundings, as luxury classic motor yacht charter offers all the amenities and standards of service possible.

There are also many modern reproduction yachts available. These boats have luxury accommodation and the type first rate crews to be expected on a superyacht. They have all the appearance of a classic sailing yacht or classic motor yacht, but the performance and comfort of a modern superyacht. In every other respect they are modern luxury yachts down to the finest detail. The yachts offer all the amenities and standards of service expected of any fully crewed luxury yacht charter such as air-conditioning, refrigeration and lavish accommodation and ensuite facilities.

Take part in famous classic sailing events.

For those who would enjoy seeing a number of classic yacht sailing together there are events around the world that provide ample opportunity. It is possible to charter a classic yacht for the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta. The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta is major Caribbean yachting event draws some of the most beautiful and graceful sailing vessels ever built. These classics include schooners, gaffed rigged boats, yawls and magnificent ketches and sloops. Chartering an original classic or spirit of tradition yacht will be one of the most amazing and unique sailing experiences available. You could either take part in the sailing and racing or just relax and enjoy the view as the yachts go by.

The Antigua Regatta is one of the rare occasions where you can witness many famous traditional, vintage and classic yachts powered up under full sail. This event really is a once in a life-time opportunity to participate in an incredible boating spectacle. Other classic regattas include the VELA D'EPOCA D'IMPERIA regatta in North Italy, the “REGATES ROYALES” in Cannes and “LES VOILES DE ST. TROPEZ” (former Nioulargue). At these Mediterranean events around 80 - 120 of the most beautiful classic yachts in the world gather to race.

Corporate yacht charters and corporate hospitality is also well suited to classic yacht charter. Classic yacht charter is a superb way to offer exclusive client hospitality, imaginative product launches or full team development programs. Luxury classic yachts can also be chartered for short cruises, dinner or party venues, and even wedding venues and honeymoons.

There is a vast amount of different classic yachts available for charter around the world. Please use the link below to view some of the boats from our online database. If you can not find the type of classic yacht you are looking for please contact us for further assistance in finding your yacht and organizing your charter. There is more information about chartering these types of traditional yachts here.

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

Classic Yachting News:

Superyachts Explained. What’s Your Type?
A superyacht charter is the ultimate, luxurious holiday experience. Not only are you able to enjoy an exceptional level of freedom and privacy on the water, there’s always plenty to keep you occupied too. From exciting water sport activities to onboard gourmet dining on deck, exploring remote hidden islands to visiting some of the world’s...
Charter S/Y Adelaar and begin your Indonesian adventure
Sailing yacht ADELAAR - built in 1902
Make your next exotic holiday the trip of a lifetime aboard 38m/125ft traditional sailing yacht ADELAAR. Built in 1902, this traditional teak yacht can be spotted cruising between Bali and Komodo throughout the year. Her worldwide popularity comes from her imposing historical appearance coupled with her sensitively updated interiors to create modern and relaxing cabins...
M/Y SEAGULL ll Available for Charter
Originally named after the bespoke Croatian author, Vladimir Naroz passenger ship, (nowadays known as SEAGULL ll) was built in 1952. For over 50 years before its rebuild, she had served as a coastal passenger ship in Croatia. During 2004-2005 the ship was undergoing a rebuild and was transformed into a luxury motor yacht, still containing...
Lionheart Wins J Class Corinthian King’s Cup
Lionheart © Martinez-Studio
Lionheart won the final, deciding race of  the J Class duel at the Rolex Maxi Yacht Cup. Managing to hold arch rivals Velsheda behind them all the way around the 25 miles figure 4 shaped course on the Costa Smeralda, the Lionheart crew retain the Corinthian King’s Cup or the fourth time in a row....
Velsheda all-square with Lionheart on the Costa Smeralda
lionheart martinez studio
Velsheda moved the J Class match at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup to all-square today on the Costa Smeralda when they got the better of Lionheart, leading all the way from the start line to the finish gun of a course which was shortened because of the fading, unsettled breeze. In the aftermath of the...
J Class Yachts Begin Their Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup
J Class yachts open their account at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2016 - Yacht Lionheart - © Martinez Studio
The 32 mile traditional course up ‘Bomb Alley’ passing the La Maddalena Archipelago and returning offshore of the islands offered a brisk passage for the J Class yachts to open their account at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. Velsheda made a small error in their timing and so Lionheart made the better start to lead...
P/R: Sailing yacht Courageous takes first win at Newport
The New York Yacht Club Race Week commenced this Saturday with old favourites COURAGEOUS, LAURA and FLOW making an appearance in the Classics category. Part I of the regatta will conclude tomorrow with the multi-hull category, before Part II commences mid-week. The following is a press release from the New York Yacht Club. Press Release Courageous...
Historical motor yacht Malahne open for charter
Image © Jeff Brown
50m/164ft MALAHNE (ex.ADELE XII) is now available for charter to destinations across the Mediterranean. Built in 1937 and refitted in 2015, MALAHNE won the World Superyacht Awards 2016 ‘Refitted/Rebuilt/Converted Yachts’ category and the reasons why are clear: over a 30 month period, the elegance of her era has been preserved and meticulously restored for future...

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