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Charter motor yacht Zambezi in the Ionian Sea

August 17, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Discover the ancient secrets of the Eastern Mediterranean and charter 30m/97ft superyacht ZAMBEZI (ex.SELULA) in the Ionian Sea. This vibrant destination has warm waters throughout the summer and excellent snorkelling spots to explore with M/Y ZAMBEZI.

Luxury yacht ZAMBEZI (ex.SELULA) - Built by Technema Posillipo

Luxury yacht ZAMBEZI (ex.SELULA) – Built by Technema Posillipo

Built in 2005 by Technema Posillipo, and last refitted in 2016, her interiors are a combination of cosy timeless styling with contemporary colours and comfortable furnishings.

Luxury yacht ZAMBEZI - Main salon

Luxury yacht ZAMBEZI – Main salon

The main salon uses warm wooden panelling for a welcoming environment at any time of the day. Divided into a TV area and a conversation area, the whole family can share the same space and enjoy their own activities while remaining close together, ready for the next event.

Motor yacht ZAMBEZI - Formal dining area

Motor yacht ZAMBEZI – Formal dining area

Forward of the salon, the formal dining area creates an intimate environment for memorable meals between family and friends.

Superyacht ZAMBEZI - Main deck aft

Superyacht ZAMBEZI – Main deck aft

Out on the main deck aft, the shaded seating area can serve as an alfresco dining area, and outdoor space to relax with hobbies, or as a place to rest and dry off after hours spent observing the amazing wildlife surrounding the Ionian Islands.

Towards the bow, there is a second seating area for guests to sit together and chat in private while marvelling at the amazing beaches and bleach-white cliffs of the surrounding isles.

Motor Yacht ZAMBEZI - Sundeck

Motor Yacht ZAMBEZI – Sundeck

Up on the flybridge, there is a barbeque for laid-back afternoon dining and a large sunpad section for taking in the best summer sun.

The choice selection of water toys includes 1 x paddleboard, 1 x 2-seater jet ski and snorkelling equipment. Contact the expert brokers at CharterWorld for more information on her current selection.

Luxury yacht ZAMBEZI - Master suite

Luxury yacht ZAMBEZI – Master suite

The accommodation is designed to sleep up to 10 guests over 4 cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom, 1 single cabin and 1 single cabin with a third bunk. The crew of 5 will provide everything you and your guests require for a fantastic charter experience in the Mediterranean.

Luxury yacht ZAMBEZI is available for charter in the Eastern Mediterranean from €45,000-€55,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld now to reserve your end of summer dates.

Hatteras launches its first Hatteras 90 motor yacht

August 17, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Hatteras has announced the launch of the first hull in its latest line, the Hatteras 90.

Hatteras 90 motor yacht concept. Image credit - Hatteras

Hatteras 90 motor yacht concept. Image credit – Hatteras

Created with inspiration coming from global design influences, the Hatteras features a beam of 6.7m/23ft for 4 spacious staterooms, a generous bridge and features that include a sweeping staircase and skylights.

Hatteras 90 superyacht line - Main salon and formal dining area with view of main deck aft and side balcony

Hatteras 90 superyacht line – Main salon and formal dining area with view of main deck aft and side balcony

Interior concept images show a large main salon with a formal dining area sharing the open plan interior. To the aft, sliding glass doors lead out onto an alfresco lounging area on the main deck aft, while there is also a side balcony to maximise external living space and guests’ connection to the natural surroundings.

Hatteras 90 flybridge concept. Image credit - Hatteras

Hatteras 90 flybridge concept. Image credit – Hatteras

A Portuguese deck with bow sunpads is also incorporated into the design, along with a flybridge dining area complete with outdoor sofa and coffee table plus sun loungers along the stern.

Master suite aboard the Hatteras 90 line

Master suite aboard the Hatteras 90 line

The Hatteras 90 will make her public debut in Florida at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show taking place from the 1st-5th of November.

First 100 Century superyacht Ninitas delivered by Astondoa

August 17, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

30.5m/100ft superyacht NINITAS, the second hull in the Astonda Century range and the first of its size, has been delivered to her owner.

Astondoa Century 100 - Cruising in Ibiza. Photo courtesy of Astondoa

Astondoa Century 100 – Cruising in Ibiza. Photo courtesy of Astondoa

Her exterior appearance is the creation of the Astondoa yard, while Cristiano Gatto Design was commissioned to create a modern interior design using a beam of almost 7 metres.

With a draft of only 1.8m/6ft, the 100 Century yacht will be able to approach closer to the shoreline of anchorages and beaches.

Capable of sleeping 10 guests in 5 staterooms, with the Master suite located on the forward main deck and the other guest cabins on the lower deck, she is an ideal choice for charters as a family or with friends. Luxury yacht NINITAS cruises at 22 knots and has a top speed of 26 knots for quick travel between close destinations.

Motor yacht NINITAS will make her official debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival in September.

Special offer: 20% off on Western Mediterranean charters with luxury yacht DXB

August 17, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Motor yacht DXB (ex.ALMADHOUB) is available for charter in the Western Mediterranean and has a spectacular 20% discount for charters booked between the 26th of August and the 31st of October.

Motor yacht DXB - Built by Benetti

Motor yacht DXB – Built by Benetti

Built by Benetti in 2003 and refitted in 2015, 35m/114ft luxury yacht DXB has the exterior styling of Stefano Righini and the exterior styling of Zuretti.

Luxury yacht DXB - Main salon

Luxury yacht DXB – Main salon

Start your day together in the timeless interior and plan your activities from the comfortable lounging area. Dine alfresco on the main deck aft for breakfast in the fresh air, then get ready for to spend time on the water toys from the swim platform.

Motor yacht DXB - Formal dining area

Motor yacht DXB – Formal dining area

Inside, the formal dining area is separate from the main salon for a quiet and cosy atmosphere while dining together among family and friends.

Superyacht DXB - Skylounge

Superyacht DXB – Skylounge

On the upper deck, the skylounge enjoys raised views and the cosy interior is perfect as a quiet spot away from the clamour of the main group. There is an office setup for guests needing to complete any work at a solid desk.

Superyacht DXB - Sundeck Jacuzzi, seating and bar

Superyacht DXB – Sundeck Jacuzzi, seating and bar

Lie back and relax on the sundeck sun loungers with a drink from the bar, or take in the amazing views from the Jacuzzi towards the aft. With the shaded central section, guests can spend all day up top in the fresh air.

There is a choice selection of water toys for use along the spectacular coasts of the South of France and the Italian Riviera, and the collection includes 1 x jet ski and inflatable and towable toys.

Luxury yacht DXB - Master suite

Luxury yacht DXB – Master suite

The accommodation sleeps up to 10 guests over 5 cabins: 1 Master suite, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. A crew of 7 will provide everyone on board with first-class service throughout the cruise.

Charter motor yacht DXB in the Western Mediterranean from €72,500-€82,500 per week plus expenses, with 20% off from the 26th of August until the 31st of October. Be sure to get in on these exceptional deals today and contact CharterWorld.

Gourmets will fall in love with M/Y Lady Britt on a Mediterranean charter

August 16, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

63m/207ft luxury yacht LADY BRITT is ready for charter in the Western Mediterranean, and her luscious interiors and impressive amenities ensure that everyone on board makes memories that last a lifetime.

Luxury charter yacht LADY BRITT. Image courtesy of Feadship

Luxury charter yacht LADY BRITT. Image courtesy of Feadship

Built by Feadship in 2011, De Voogt created her engineering and styling, while Redman Whiteley Dixon was responsible for her calming interior decor. Among her amenities is a wellness centre with massage therapies, a sauna, an open air cinema and an outdoor area that can be converted into a stage for your special events. Among the talented crew is a Michelin-star chef and guests have a choice of 52 home-made ice cream flavours to cool off with in the hot summer sun.

Superyacht LADY BRITT - Main deck aft

Superyacht LADY BRITT – Main deck aft

Begin your day together in the fresh air with an informal meal on the main deck aft, taking in the sunshine and the cityscapes of Cannes or Antibes. Hidden steps lead down to the beach club, where guests can lounge beside the water or go for a swim.

Luxury yacht LADY BRITT - Main salon

Luxury yacht LADY BRITT – Main salon

Prepare to head ashore in the main salon, where the light-filled interior brings to life interior details such as the matte and gloss finishes in the wood and the silvery sofas arranged for guest conversation.

Luxury yacht LADY BRITT - Formal dining area

Luxury yacht LADY BRITT – Formal dining area

Further forward, the formal dining area is partitioned from the main salon for a more intimate dining atmosphere that adds to any special occasion.

“Superyacht LADY BRITT is available in the Western Mediterranean from €445,000-€470,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld to find out more and to make a booking.”

Motor yacht LADY BRITT - Skylounge

Motor yacht LADY BRITT – Skylounge

The skylounge is another well-appointed space and a shaded retreat after a sumptuous three-course meal on the upper deck aft. Within the lounge, guests can catch up on the latest sports or play games together while the bar provides plenty of refreshments throughout the evening. At sunset, the Portuguese deck offers an intimate and secluded area for a romantic meal and conversation under the stars.

M/Y LADY BRITT - Sundeck sunpads and alfresco lounge

M/Y LADY BRITT – Sundeck sunpads and alfresco lounge

It would be easy to spend every day on the sundeck, with the amazing shaded lounging spaces, alfresco dining table and wet bar. for the ultimate mealtime experience. Relax on the sun loungers or stretch out on the sunpads before taking a dip in the forward Jacuzzi surrounded by sweeping views of such locales as Naples, Amalfi or Malta.

Superyacht LADY BRITT comes with an impressive array of water toy, including:

  • 2 x Laser sail boats
  • 2 x Waverunners
  • 2 x windsurfers
  • 2 x kayaks
  • 1 x jet ski
  • 1 x kneeboard
  • water skis
  • wakeboards
  • Scuba diving equipment
  • fishing gear, and
  • towable toys

While in transit, the on board gym has all the equipment guests need to wear off excess energy and maintain a fitness regime.

Superyacht LADY BRITT - Master suite

Superyacht LADY BRITT – Master suite

The on board accommodation is designed to sleep 12 guests over 7 cabins: 1 Master suite, 4 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. A professional crew of 16 will ensure that every guest on board has a stellar charter experience while on holiday.

Superyacht LADY BRITT is available in the Western Mediterranean from €445,000-€470,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld to find out more and to make a booking.

Special offer: 10% off superyacht Insatiable on Florida and Bahamas charters

August 16, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Until September the 5th, superyacht INSATIABLE is offering 10% off charters in Florida, the Bahamas and the Caribbean. Designed for entertainment while cruising as well as at your destination, M/Y INSATIALBLE comes with karaoke and video games consoles for entertaining the family.

Superyacht INSATIABLE - Built by Broward Marine

Superyacht INSATIABLE – Built by Broward Marine

Built by Broward Marine in 1985 and last refitted in 2000, this 30m/100ft motor yacht has interior styling by Espinosa Yacht Design.

Salon and formal dining area aboard superyacht INSATIABLE

Salon and formal dining area aboard superyacht INSATIABLE

The main salon is a clean and bright environment flooded with light from the expansive windows running the length of the port and starboard sides. The sofa setting will seat the whole family for an evening film. The formal dining area seats up to 6 guests in pale surroundings with accents in silver and gold.

Main deck aft alfresco dining aboard M/Y INSATIABLE

Main deck aft alfresco dining aboard M/Y INSATIABLE

Alternatively, the group can dine alfresco out on the main deck aft and enjoy the fresh air and a mouth-watering meal while viewing in the amazing coasts of Florida. Steps lead down to the swim platform to provide easy access in and out of the water.

Luxury yacht INSATIABLE - Sundeck spa pool

Luxury yacht INSATIABLE – Sundeck spa pool

After hours exploring the various beaches and attractions of the Caribbean, ease tired muscles in the spa pool on the sundeck and watch the sun sink over the horizon while chatting together about your adventures.

There is a fantastic variety of water toys on board, and the collection includes:

  • 2 x Waverunners
  • 2 x kayaks
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • water skis
  • Scuba diving equipment
  • snorkelling equipment
  • fishing gear
  • beach games, and
  • inflatable and towable toys

Guests can earn their scuba diving licence while on board – contact the expert brokers at CharterWorld for more information.

Motor yacht INSATIABLE - Master suite

Motor yacht INSATIABLE – Master suite

The accommodation layout is designed to sleep a maximum of 8 guests over 3 cabins: 1 Master suite and 2 double cabins with 2 Pullman berths. A crew of 4 will provide everything guests require for a relaxing charter experience in the sunny Bahamas and Caribbean.

Charter motor yacht INSATIABLE in Florida and the Bahamas from $31,500-$35,000 USD per week plus expenses, with 10% off from not until the 5th of September. Contact CharterWorld for more information or compare her to other superyachts for charter in the Bahamas.

Special offer: 15 days for price of 14 in the Balearic Islands with luxury charter yacht Out

August 16, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

48m/157ft superyacht OUT (ex.ICE) from AMTEC is available for charter in the Balearic Islands and surrounding area, with a last minute special of 15 days for the price of 14 until the end of August.

Superyacht OUT - Built by AMTEC and currently available for charter in the Balearic Islands

Superyacht OUT – Built by AMTEC and currently available for charter in the Balearic Islands

Built in 2002 and last refitted in 2010, she has the interior styling of Salvagni Architetti with furnishings from Poltrona Frau, while Soyaslan Design created her exterior appearance.

Superyacht OUT - Main salon

Superyacht OUT – Main salon

The main salon is a bright and spacious interior by using a clean palette and vibrant accents in mustard yellow. Pictures and plants decorate the space for a homely environment all ages will enjoy. The large sofa seating is perfect for coffee mornings and relaxing after a long day of discovery on land and around the coastline, while the formal dining area seats up to 10 in minimalist elegance.

“Charter superyacht OUT in the Balearic Islands and surrounding region from €140,000-€160,000 per week plus expenses, with the special offer of 15 days for the price of 14 from now until the end of August. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to grab this bargain before it disappears.”

Superyacht OUT - Formal dining area

Superyacht OUT – Formal dining area

Live outdoors all day long on the shaded main deck aft: steps lead down to a large swim platform, where guests can sunbathe or dip into the water. Dry off and rest in the lounging area, which had plenty of room for everyone to sit together and prepare for the next activity.

Motor yacht OUT - Syklounge

Motor yacht OUT – Syklounge

The bridge deck skylounge is an alternative retreat where guests can spend the evening curled up together on the sofa watching a film on the widescreen TV. Dine alfresco together on the bridge deck aft, then spend a night chatting together under the stars on L-shaped sofas of the forward bridge deck.

Motor yacht OUT - Sundeck

Motor yacht OUT – Sundeck

Spend the best days unwinding on the sundeck with its excellent choice of sun loungers and sunpads, which surround a deep Jacuzzi. Dine alfresco in the shade and unwind with hobbies surrounded by the spectacular views that make the Balearic Islands such a unique and charming charter destination.

As an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre, motor yacht OUT comes with 2 Waverunners as well as snorkelling equipment and towable toys. For exploration on land, there are 3 bikes plus a scooter and during transit guests can wear off excess energy on the gym equipment on the forward sundeck.

Luxury yacht OUT - Master suite

Luxury yacht OUT – Master suite

The accommodation is designed to sleep up to 12 guests over 6 cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. A professional crew of 10 will ensure that everyone on board has a brilliant charter experience while cruising through the Western Mediterranean.

Charter superyacht OUT in the Balearic Islands and surrounding region from €140,000-€160,000 per week plus expenses, with the special offer of 15 days for the price of 14 from now until the end of August. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to grab this bargain before it disappears.

Canados begins construction on first 888 Evo Yacht

August 16, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Canados has provided more details into the design layout and specifications for the upcoming CANADOS 888 EVO motor yacht, currently being built at the shipyard in Ostia and which will succeed the CANADOS 86 that has seen 46 models produced.

CANADOS 888 EVO - Bow view

CANADOS 888 EVO – Bow view

Constructed with an Aramat/Kevlar hull and superstructure, the completed yacht will have a beam of 6.4m/21ft and a maximum draft of 2m/6.5ft for reaching more sheltered anchorages and approaching closer to the shoreline.

In comparison to the CANADOS 86, the CANADOS 888 EVO has floor-to-ceiling windows, redesigned portholes, a foredeck lounge and an aft-facing cockpit lounging area. Each CANADOS 888 EVO motor yacht will have customisation options for the owner, with a large variety of marble, wood and Poltrona Frau leather available to create a bespoke look.

The CANADOS 888 EVO superyacht concept - Aft and starboard

The CANADOS 888 EVO superyacht concept – Aft and starboard

The first hull contains an interior with Strato Olympico marble with white china lacquer as well as woodwork in American walnut and high-gloss ebony. She is designed to accommodate 8 guests and 3 crew, while her features include a hard top bimini covering the flybridge, a 4m tender garage and a SeaKeeper gyroscopic stabiliser system for greater stability while at anchor.

Twin Caterpillar C32 ACERT engines will power the 888 EVO yacht series: With a fuel capacity of 9,000 litres, she will be capable of a top speed of 32 knots and a cruising speed of 28 knots, producing a nautical range of 380 miles.

The CANADOS 888 EVO superyacht will be debuted at the Cannes Yachting Festival in September, along with the first CANADOS 808 MAXIMUS.

Cerri Cantieri Navali reveals more details on 27m Fuoriserie superyacht Freedom

August 16, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Cerri Cantieri Navali has revealed more details on its aluminium custom 27m Fuoriserie superyacht PROJECT FREEDOM, which was sold in May to fashion designer Roberto Cavalli.

27m Fuoriserie superyacht PROJECT FREEDOM concept

27m Fuoriserie superyacht PROJECT FREEDOM concept

The motor yacht, which is set for a delivery date of summer 2018, will feature an interior and exterior designed by Cavalli’s friend, the recognised designer Tommaso Spadolini.

“It is a great honour for me to be able to build a yacht that will truly stand out for its great personality and unique features,” Cerri Cantieri Navali CEO Diego Michele Deprati commented regarding the bold silhouette of the 27m Fuoriserie luxury yacht, which is designed to maximise contact with the sea and surroundings while ensuring the utmost privacy.

Aft view concept for 27m superyacht PROJECT FREEDOM

Aft view concept for 27m superyacht PROJECT FREEDOM

Sleeping up to six guests, accommodation is split across the main deck and lower deck, with the former hosting a full-beam master suite and the latter hosting two staterooms. Tenders will be stored on the bow to provide ample sunning space on the main deck aft, while the generously sized cockpit has concealing curtains.

27m Fuoriserie motor yacht PROJECT FREEDOM will be capable of a top speed of 40 knots using a triple water-jet engine.

“CCN is increasingly showing its strong drive for innovation, its flexibility, and its world-class shipbuilding quality through fully-custom projects that are tailor-made to the clients’ taste and desires,” he added. “The Fuoriserie philosophy is undoubtedly bound to become the distinguishing feature of our shipyard.”

Explore the Western Mediterranean with M/Y Blade

August 15, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Take you family on the adventure of a lifetime with a luxury yacht charter in the Western Mediterranean aboard superyacht BLADE (ex.H2OME).

Motor yacht BLADE - Built by MMGI

Motor yacht BLADE – Built by MMGI

Built in 2009 by MMGI and last refitted in 2011, this iconic 44m/144ft superyacht has graced the covers of magazines with her unusual and spacious design layout that balances performance with trend-setting looks from Studio A Lab and Michela Reverberi.

The minimalist interiors create a cool retreat from the sun and design elements include brushed steel and sleek, solid furnishings surrounded by hidden lighting along the ceiling, corners and floor.

The formal dining area shares the same open space and seats up to 10 guests for an unforgettable meal beside large windows offering sweeping views of your idyllic destination.

Costa Smeralda, Sicily. Photo ©Vito Arcomano via ENIT

Costa Smeralda, Sicily. Photo ©Vito Arcomano via ENIT

The main deck aft is unique to motor yacht BLADE and its design features a stepped effect that separates the shaded sitting area area from the sun lounging spot before leading down to a spacious swim platform.

The bow also has plenty of space for guests to exercise in the morning or to lie back and take in the views. For the best views on board the flybridge hosts another outdoor lounge for guests to relax with hobbies and chatting in the sunshine. At mealtimes, there is also a large alfresco dining table to provide a truly Mediterranean dining experience with family and friends.

Thermes Marins Monte-Carlo, Moncao on the Cote d'Azur. Photo credit: Monaco Press Centre Photos

Thermes Marins Monte-Carlo, Moncao on the Cote d’Azur. Photo credit: Monaco Press Centre Photos

Superyacht BLADE has an excellent selection of water toys for use at your various destinations, including a jet ski, a Seabob and snorkelling equipment. Contact the friendly brokers at CharterWorld to find out more about her current selection.

The accommodation sleeps a maximum of 9 guests over 5 cabins: 1 Master suite, 2 double cabins, 1 twin cabin and 1 single cabin. A crew of 7 will provide everything you and your guests require for a memorable charter experience in such destinations as the Cote d’Azur, Sicily or Capri.

Motor yacht BLADE is ready for charter in the Western Mediterranean from €125,000-€139,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld with your enquiries, or compare her to other luxury yachts for charter in the Mediterranean.