Heesen has announced that as of the 25th of November, 56m/184ft superyacht PROJECT NEPTUNE has had her steel hull joined to the superstructure. ... 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.
Johnson Yachts has launched its flagship superyacht, the JOHNSON 112, from its facilities in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. ... read full story
2017 saw the launch of some of the most beautiful and technologically advanced superyachts produced to date, many of which entered the charter market in the weeks or months following their delivery. This selection showcases some of the best over 40m/131ft for guests to use in brand new condition. ... read full story
There’s still time to leave the winter blues behind and begin 2018 aboard an astounding superyacht: Host a lavish dock-side party, spend time together with family and friends in tranquil surroundings or learn new skills to make your holiday a truly unique experience. Whatever you and your group are looking for, there’s something to satisfy everyone with this selection of 10 luxury yachts available for last minute Christmas and New Year’s charters. ... read full story
Oyster Yachts has unveiled its latest collaboration with Reichel-Pugh design, a 33.5m/110ft sailing yacht known as PROJECT ALPHA. ... read full story
Doerries Yachts is to build the innovative 75m/246ft explorer yacht created by Gill Schmid Design. Laden with unique features, there is room within the 13m/43ft beam for a solar-powered Ocean Farm for sustainable fish tanks, hydroponic growing facilities and a food lab. The tender garage will store a vast array of toys, including Triton submarines, sailing catamarans a dive boat and tenders. ... read full story
Following the recent and devastating natural disasters in the Caribbean, yacht charter enthusiasts and luxury holiday seekers might be wondering about the situation in the British Virgin Islands and whether or not to spend their winter vacations there. The answer is definitely a positive one! Our very own charter broker, Sally Gardner-Cochran travelled to see... ... read full story
Cruise through the amazing beauty-spots of the Caribbean and Bahamas aboard the just as stunning 50m/165ft luxury charter yacht BROADWATER. Ready to entertain inside and out, M/Y BROADWATER is fitted with glamorous interior and exterior deck spaces with bars and an abundance of lighting to make your party an unforgettable success. As a PADI Certified Dive Centre and an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre, each guest has the opportunity to learn new skills that last a lifetime. ... read full story
Charter 1927 schooner TRINAKRIA (ex.ZAMOURA) in the Western Mediterranean this summer for an authentic experience and an impressive venue for hosting up to 70 guests while dock-side. ... read full story