The first report on crew salaries in the yachting industry has been released, comparing the charter industry with private, permanent and rotation positions. ... read full story
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What is a luxury yacht? Luxury Yachts as a term generally mean private boats of more than 22m or 80 feet in length, built with the aim of providing their owners and guests with ultimate luxury and comfort during their entire stay on board. Sailing yachts, motor yachts, catamarans, trimarans, gullets, superyachts, mega yachts, giga yachts, classic yachts or modern yachts with state-of-the-art amenities, technology and design all fall under the category of ‘luxury yachts’. There are numerous luxury yacht builders, designers, naval architects, interior designers, lighting designers, various product suppliers and service supplies in the industry specialising in luxury yachts, offering the highest possible standard of their services and assistance to future owners and managers of these vessels. View more on yacht builders and designers here.
Some owners prefer to keep their privacy and use their yachts for private holidays with family, friends, business partners and colleagues. Others, offer their vessels for luxury yacht charter around various destinations in the world. Two of the most important destinations from yacht rental point of view are the Mediterranean (mainly in the summer) and the Caribbean (during the Northern Hemisphere’s winter months). Other important luxury yacht charter destinations include the South Pacific, Asia, Northern Europe, with remote destinations such as Antarctica and Pacific North West being increasingly sought-after by adventure-seeking yacht charter clients.
Luxury yachts offer deluxe and luxurious accommodation in cabins, with en suite bathrooms, the finest in furnishing and linens, latest in technology, air-conditioning and various other comforts expected of these boats. There is usually one or more saloons available for entertainment, socialising and relaxation, as well as numerous dining options, including al fresco dining possibilities. Exterior deck areas tend to offer plenty of space for sunbathing, with larger yachts fitted with the very popular Jacuzzi spa or even a large swimming pool. All luxury yachts have a selection of various water toys at guests’ disposal for in-water entertainment and fun.
Below you will find the latest news and articles from the world of luxury yachts, and if you are interested in chartering one of these, don’t hesitate to contact our team of brokers here.
Charter 35m/115ft in the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea this winter season and enjoy family time aboard a modern motorised catamaran perfect for accessing shallow destinations. The bow Jacuzzi, sunbathing areas an excellent variety of water toys will appeal to all guests. ... read full story
CRN, part of the Ferretti Group, has announced that a 62m/203ft superyacht has been sold. The hull will be the 138th from the shipyard and was designed by Frank Laupman of Omega Architects in close collaboration with CRN’s engineering department. Italian design studio Paulina DNA will complete the interiors, while Omega Architects will style the... ... read full story
Yacht charter specialist of CharterWorld shares his opinion on his latest trip aboard superyacht Axioma in the Caribbean. ... read full story
Grab a bargain for your special event and charter exceptional 70m/229ft superyacht SHERAKHAN in the Red Sea and Indian Ocean. Offering a 10% discount for charters or 14 or longer, she represents great value for money with a spa, sauna, massage room and 18-person sundeck spa pool as well as accommodation for 26 guests over 13 cabins. ... read full story
The 92m luxury yacht AQUARIUS was one of the most anticipated launches of 2016, holding true to the quintessential Feadship values of performance, efficiency and beauty. Designed by Sinot Exclusive Yacht Design, with accommodation spreading over 6 luxury cabins for up to 12 guests, Aquarius might be simple in her styling and guests might have... ... read full story
Bilgin Yachts has released a video of their first 80m superyacht, PROJECT 263. Featuring the naval architecture and exterior styling of Unique Yacht Design and the interior styling of H2 Yacht Design, she is due for delivery in 2019. ... read full story
Italian Sea Group has announced the launch of its 75m/246ft explorer yacht, Admiral PLANET NINE. She is the 575th vessel from the company since 1942 and is designed for long-range exploration in some of the remotest regions. ... read full story