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Traditional sailing yacht Moonbeam IV returns for Mediterranean charters

May 16, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Classic 1914 sailing yacht MOONBEAM IV is back on the charter market in the Mediterranean and this historic yacht is ready to offer her lucky charter guests the trip of a lifetime among regions packed with art and cultural sites.

Sailing yacht MOONBEAM IV - Built by William Fife & Son in 1914

Sailing yacht MOONBEAM IV – Built by William Fife & Son in 1914

Built by William Fife and Son over a century ago and last restored in 2013, luxury yacht MOONBEAM has a long and varied history as the winner of the King’s Cup in 1920 and 1923 as well as hosting Prince Rainier de Monaco and Grace Kelly on their honeymoon after coming under his ownership in 1950.

Superyacht MOONBEAM IV - Salon

Superyacht MOONBEAM IV – Salon

Rosewood panelling, antique fixtures and leather seating in a vibrant fuschia all add to her impressive interior appearance to create a ‘gentleman’s club’ environment ideal for relaxation after long days of exploring on land out in the midday sun.

Up in the cockpit guests can enjoy a lavish alfresco dinner under the shimmering lights of St Tropez or alongside one of the many fantastic beaches of the Cote d’Azur.

Luxury yacht MOONBEAM IV - Master suite

Luxury yacht MOONBEAM IV – Master suite

The accommodation layout is designed to sleep up to 7 guests over 3 cabins: 1 Master suite and 2 twin cabins with a Pullman berth. An expert crew of 6 will ensure that every guest has a stellar charter experience throughout the charter.

Classic sailing yacht MOONBEAM is available for charter in the Mediterranean from €48,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld to find out more about her availability this coming season and avoid disappointment by securing your dates in advance.

Sanlorenzo launches 38m fibreglass superyacht Sim Sim

May 15, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Sanlorenzo has announced the successful launch of motor yacht SIM SIM – the 14th hull in the SD126 range – with her Turkish owner and his family in attendance at the Sanlorenzo shipyard in Viareggio, Italy.

Superyacht SIM SIM preparing for launch. Photo credit Sanlorenzo

Superyacht SIM SIM preparing for launch. Photo credit Sanlorenzo

The owner’s second Sanlorenzo motor yacht, 38m/125ft fibreglass semi-displacement yacht SIM SIM features timeless styling and a silhouette reminiscent to the 1930s transatlantic liners, with four decks dedicated to the comfort and entertainment of guests. Bespoke furnishings and flooring in oak wood create a bright and modern interior in accordance with the owner’s design preference.

Motor yacht SIM SIM, the 14th SD1226 hull, being launched at Sanlorenzo's Viareggio shipyard

Motor yacht SIM SIM, the 14th SD1226 hull, being launched at Sanlorenzo’s Viareggio shipyard

The SD126 range provides accommodation for up to 10 guests and 6 crewmen and is capable of a maximum speed of up to 17 knots. As well as a vast sundeck with plenty of sunpads, the SD126 range also provides a Portuguese deck and a Jacuzzi up on the bow.

Special offer: June rate drop for Mediterranean charters aboard M/Y Highlander

May 15, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

49m/162ft luxury yacht Highlander (ex.THE HIGHLANDER) is ready for charter in the Mediterranean this summer, and her owner is offering a significant price reduction for a minimum of 7 days in Rome between the 7th and 14th of June. Among her facilities is a helipad, dance floor, movie theatre and spa with massage services to make an unforgettable charter.

Superyacht HIGHLANDER - Built by Feadship

Superyacht HIGHLANDER – Built by Feadship

Built by Feadship in 1986 and last refitted in 20014, luxury yacht HIGHLANDER combines classic charm with modern amenities for a unique and opulent charter experience. Bannenberg and Rowell completed her interior and exterior styling to produce a cohesive appearance throughout.

Motor yacht HIGHLANDER - Main salon

Motor yacht HIGHLANDER – Main salon

The main salon uses dark wood to contrast against pale white walls and the traditional windows, with silvery accents in the accessories to add a modern detail. The formal dining area seats up to 8 guests with contemporary elegance ideal for entertaining as a family or with friends.

Superyacht HIGHLANDER - Movie theatre

Superyacht HIGHLANDER – Movie theatre

An outdoor lounging area on the main aft deck offers an informal place for an alfresco meal or stretch out in the shade.

“Superyacht HIGHLANDER is offering charters in the Mediterranean from $150,000-$195,000 USD (€137,000-€178,000 approx) per week plus expenses, with a phenomenal price of $100,000 USD (€91,500 approx) for charters in Rome between the 7th and 14th of June. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to secure your dates.”

Luxury yacht HIGHLANDER - Alfresco dining on the sundeck

Luxury yacht HIGHLANDER – Alfresco dining on the sundeck

Take advantage of the sunpads on the sun drenched upper deck aft or enjoy a meal under the stars from the alfresco dining table.

The skylounge is a vibrant and extraordinary interior that features a glass canopy to create a brightly lit space with an open-air feeling ideal for parties and entertaining.

Luxury yacht HIGHLANDER - Skylounge

Luxury yacht HIGHLANDER – Skylounge

Night or day, the sundeck offers the focal point for outdoor entertainment: a forward lounging area with adjacent bar makes a spectacular observation point while chatting away, while to the aft across the walkaway there is a generous Jacuzzi with multi-coloured LED displays and when not in use, the helipad makes an ideal sun bathing area filled with sun loungers.

Motor yacht HIGHLANDER - Jacuzzi and sun loungers on the upper deck aft

Motor yacht HIGHLANDER – Jacuzzi and sun loungers on the upper deck aft

Superyacht HIGHLANDER comes with an excellent selection of water toys, and the collection includes:

  • 2 x kayaks
  • 2 x Waverunners
  • 2 x Seabobs
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • 1 x kneeboard
  • 1 x paddleboard
  • water skis
  • Scuba diving equipment
  • snorkelling equipment
  • fishing gear, and
  • inflatable and towable toys
Motor yacht HIGHLANDER - Master suite

Motor yacht HIGHLANDER – Master suite

The accommodation layout sleeps up to 12 guests over 7 cabins, which include a Master suite, a VIP stateroom, double cabins and twin cabins. A professional crew of 11 will provide everything you and your guests require for a first-class cruising experience in the Mediterranean.

Superyacht HIGHLANDER is offering charters in the Mediterranean from $150,000-$195,000 USD (€137,000-€178,000 approx) per week plus expenses, with a phenomenal price of $100,000 USD (€91,500 approx) for charters in Rome between the 7th and 14th of June. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to secure your dates.

Secure award-winning superyacht Ninkasi for your Mediterranean charter

May 15, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Find your Mediterranean idyll this summer on award-winning 42m/139ft motor yacht NINKASI (ex.CALLIOPE), full of sleek-styled interiors and ready for charter.

Superyacht NINKASI (ex.CALLIOPE) - Built by Hoilland Jachtbouw. Photo credit Nicolas Claris

Superyacht NINKASI (ex.CALLIOPE) – Built by Hoilland Jachtbouw. Photo credit Nicolas Claris

Built by Holland Jachtbouw in 2010 and last refitted in 2014, her interior styling was completed by Rhoades Young while Langan Design created her exterior appearance and engineering. In 2011, she won 2 awards at the Showboats Design Awards and was a finalist in 2 other categories:

Winner

  • Exterior Design & Styling Award: Semi-displacement Motor Yachts
  • Best Three-deck Semi-displacement or Planing Motor Yacht

Finalist

  • Interior Design Award: Semi-displacement Motor Yachts
  • Naval Architecture Award: Motor Yachts
Superyacht NINKASI - Main salon

Superyacht NINKASI – Main salon

Built in timeless style with a nod to Art Deco in the finishing, superyacht NINKASI projects a bright and cheerful atmosphere in the main salon perfect for welcoming visitors and starting the day with a coffee. Forward of the main salon, the formal dining area seats up to 8 guests in effortless style and the personal atmosphere will enhance any special occasion.

Luxury yacht NINKASI - Alfresco lounging area on the main deck aft

Luxury yacht NINKASI – Alfresco lounging area on the main deck aft

Relax in the cool summer breeze on the main deck aft sofas with a magazine or hobby at hand: the sun-touched lounging area has ample room for entertaining and enjoys uninterrupted views of Corsica, Sardinia or your other favourite Western Mediterranean destination.

The upper deck aft makes just as appealing a place to take in the wonderful Mediterranean weather, and with the benefit of sun loungers and an option for alfresco dining, the day will fly by whether you choose to spend all day on board or head off and explore. The skylounge offers a shady retreat from the heat of the summer sun and its warm, informal environment makes it a great place for socialising and playing games together as a family.

“Motor yacht NINKASI is available for charter in the Mediterranean from €147,000-€168,000 per week plus expenses. For more information, contact CharterWorld.”

Motor yacht NINKASI - Sundeck

Motor yacht NINKASI – Sundeck

Daytime or evening, the spectacular sundeck has plenty of sun pads and seating on offer, with the generous forward Jacuzzi granting guests the best place to unwind at any time of the day.

There is an excellent range of water toys on board, and the selection includes:

  • 4 x bikes
  • 4 x kayaks
  • water skis
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • snorkelling equipment, and
  • inflatable toys

While in transit, the on board gym conveniently located beside the swim platform will allow guests to maintain their fitness regime and wear off excess energy.

Luxury yacht NINKASI - Master suite

Luxury yacht NINKASI – Master suite

The accommodation layout sleeps up to 10 guests over 5 cabins: 1 Master suite, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. An expert crew of 9 will provide all guests with a first-class experience throughout the charter.

Motor yacht NINKASI is available for charter in the Mediterranean from €147,000-€168,000 per week plus expenses. For more information, contact CharterWorld.

The World Superyacht Awards 2017: The Winners

May 15, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

The World Superyacht Awards is a fantastic annual event held to acknowledge and honour the best luxury yachts on the planet. This year the ceremony took place at the Palazzo Vecchio in Italy on the 13th of May. The superyacht owners and industry leaders participated in the event filled with excitement and thrill to find out the names of the best superyachts launched throughout 2016. Here are the winners.

Sailing Yacht of the Year:

70m sailing yacht SYBARIS

Perini Navi Sailing Yacht Sybaris

Perini Navi Sailing Yacht Sybaris

 Motor Yacht of the Year:

156m motor yacht DILBAR

Mega Yacht Dilbar. Photo via @boss_yachting

Mega Yacht Dilbar. Photo via @boss_yachting

 Voyager’s Award:

49m Motor Yacht GLAZE

M/Y Glaze

M/Y Glaze

Refitted Yachts:

85m Motor Yacht AQUILA 

Motor yacht Aquila. Photo by Rupert Pearce

Motor yacht Aquila. Photo by Rupert Pearce

Rebuild Yachts:

77.40m Motor Yacht LEGEND

Luxury motor yacht Legend was announced the best superyacht in the Rebuild category. After an extensive refit by ICON Yachts, Legend is looking stunning, offering her charter guests opulent amenities and lavish accommodation for 26 guests in 13 cabins. Legend is available for charters from EUR 460,000 per week plus expenses. She carries plenty of water toys, including a submarine, and can cruise literally anywhere int the world.

LEGEND superyacht - photo courtesy of Diana Yacht Design

LEGEND superyacht – photo courtesy of Diana Yacht Design

Sailing yachts 30m to 39.90m:

36.60m sailing Yacht MY SONG

Sailing Yacht My Song

Sailing Yacht My Song

Sailing Yachts 40m and Above:

70m sailing Yacht SYBARIS

Sailing Yacht Sybaris

Sailing Yacht Sybaris

Semi-Displacement or Planing Motor Yachts 30m to 33.9m:

32.26m motor Yacht BOTTI

The beautiful 32.26m superyacht Botti was designed by bespoke Nuvolari Lenard and built by Monte Carlo Yachts. This two-deck planing luxury vessel can reach a top speed of 28 knots. She features plenty of space for socialising and recreation, including a large bathing platform, a cinema, dining and lounging areas.

M/Y Botti. Photo credit Monte Carlo Yachts

M/Y Botti. Photo credit Monte Carlo Yachts

Semi-Displacement or Planing Motor Yachts 34m to 39.9m:

35.20m motor yacht GIPSY

Motor yacht Gipsy

Motor yacht Gipsy

Semi-Displacement or Planing Motor Yachts 40m to 49.9m:

45m motor yacht AMORE MIO

Superyacht Amore Mio

Superyacht Amore Mio

Semi-Displacement or Planing Motor Yachts 50m and Above:

70m motor yacht GALACTICA SUPERNOVA

Galactica Super Nova. Guillaume Plisson

Galactica Super Nova. Guillaume Plisson

Displacement Motor Yachts Below 500 GT – 30m to 42.9m:

42.20 motor yacht X

Motor Yacht X

Motor Yacht X

Displacement Motor Yachts Below 500GT 43m and Above:

46m motor yacht LA PASSION

M/Y La Passion. Photo credit Jeff Brown

M/Y La Passion. Photo credit Jeff Brown

Displacement Motor Yachts Between 500GT and 1,499GT:

70 motor yacht JOY

One of the finest superyachts in the world of charter yachts, Joy boasts exterior design by Bannenberg & Rowell and interior design by Studio Indigo. Joy offers ample exterior spaces and an incredible “closer-to-the-sea” cruising experience. She was launched by Feadship last year, and it took her very little time to become the charterer’s favourite.

 Superyacht Joy on her sea trial - image copyright Feadship


Superyacht Joy on her sea trial – image copyright Feadship

Displacement Motor Yachts Between 1,500 GT and 2,999GT:

72.50m motor yacht CLOUDBREAK

Designed by acclaimed Espen Oeino and built by Abeking & Rasmussen, motor yacht Cloubreak also has the title of one of the most significant explorer yachts worldwide. Her total gross tonnage of over 2,200 tonnes and huge interior volumes allow for superb luxury amenities. Cloubreak takes her charter guests to the most remote and spectacular locations on the planet. To find out more about locations, rates and availability, please contact our charter brokers.

Cloudbreak. Photo credit Anoldent

Cloudbreak. Photo credit Anoldent

Displacement Motor Yachts 3,000 GT and Above:

156m Motor yacht DILBAR

Dilbar. Photo via @superyachts_gibraltar

Dilbar. Photo via @superyachts_gibraltar

Judges’ Special Award for Quality & Value:

33.40m motor yacht NARVALO

Cantiere delle Marche motor yacht Narvalo was acknowledged for her great design, quality and price, and was named a perfect example of a ‘pocket explorer yacht’. Narvalo is a fantastic superyacht for cruising in the shallow waters of the Caribbean that also stands out with her excellent features of an explorer vessel. Spacious interior spaces, long range, seaworthiness and toys and tenders storage space make this 33.40m yacht one of the nicest charter yachts.

M/Y Narvalo

M/Y Narvalo

 Judges’ Special Award for Achievement -

50m motor yacht CHASSEUR

The award winner motor yacht Chasseur was named one of the best vessel launched by Christensen Shipyard. The judges acknowledged that Chasseur was built during the difficult times and marked the reopening of the yard. Chasseur boasts slim exterior lines with timeless design and offers airy and bright exterior spaces. This 50m charter vessel is available in various parts of the world.

M/Y Chasseur. Photo credit mychassuer.com

M/Y Chasseur. Photo credit mychassuer.com

Judges’ Special Award for Outstanding video:

43m motor yacht LATITUDE

With a help of drones Anil Thadani, the owner of the superyacht, produced a fantastic video of Latitude’s journey in the icy waters of the Svalbard Archipelago. You can watch the video below:

Legacy Award:

Alex Dreyfoos

If you would like to find out more about luxury charter superyachts please do not hesitate to contact our friendly brokers.

10 lavish luxury yachts under 35m for the perfect holiday charter

May 13, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

The summer holidays are almost upon us and the weeks are whizzing by – so, are your plans for adventure, rest and relaxation sorted? If not, then there’s still time to secure your dream holiday on a brand new luxury charter yacht before the rush happens.

Whether you are looking to lay back somewhere in the Mediterranean with a cocktail standing by or to attend the America’s Cup in Bermuda this summer, here are 10 fantastic yachts under 35m that have everything from the atmosphere for marking that special occasion in style to bursting tender garages filled with water toys. Don’t hesitate to speak to one of our fantastic brokers about your holiday plans – contact CharterWorld and have everything sorted, stress-free now.

Firebird

Sailing Yacht FIREBIRD - Built by Oyster Marine

Sailing Yacht FIREBIRD – Built by Oyster Marine

Sailing yacht FIREBIRD is relatively new to the charter market but has already participated in the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta in 2016. Built by renowned sailing yacht makers Oyster Yachts with naval architecture by Rob Humphreys, her interiors are an evolution in modern design and functionality, maximising space and light for unwinding below deck as well as above.

The spacious cockpit is set up for dining alfresco in the warm Mediterranean afternoons or relaxing together with reading material or other hobbies.

Luxury yacht FIREBIRD comes with a surprising collection of tenders for her size, and along with a RIB tender her equipment includes water skis, a wakeboard, stand-up paddleboards, Scuba diving equipment, snorkelling equipment and fishing gear.

Luxury yacht FIREBIRD - Salon

Luxury yacht FIREBIRD – Salon

Length: 26m/85.4ft

Beam: 6.3m/20.1ft

Year: 2016

Accommodation: 6-8 guests

Charter grounds: Mediterranean – Sicily, Naples, Croatia and Greece

Rate: €45,000 per week plus expenses

 

Freddy

SL 106 Yacht by Sanlorenzo

SL 106 Yacht by Sanlorenzo

Built by Sanlorenzo with interior design by Francesco Pazkowski and Marty Lowe, open yacht FREDDY reaches a top speed of 31 knots for quick travel from Bahamas boutiques and bars to deserted pink sand beaches far from civilisation.

Prepare for the day ahead in the bright and contemporary salon, or take life as it comes and unwind on the sunpads on the bow or go fishing in the clear waters and see what you can catch for an alfresco dinner under a blazing sunset.

The swim platform provides easy access in and out of the water and as an added feature, a hatch in the hull swings down to form an additional veranda for relaxation while listening to the gently lapping waves.

Length: 32m/106ft

Beam: 7.1m/23.2ft

Year: 2012 (last refitted: 2017)

Accommodation: 6 guests

Charter grounds: Bahamas and AmericaFlorida and New England

Rate: $55,000-$65,000 USD per week plus expenses

 

Fleur

Motor yacht FLEUR - Built by Sunseeker

Motor yacht FLEUR – Built by Sunseeker

Sunseeker are known for building high-speed open yachts with luxurious interiors, and M/Y Fleur is no exception to this rule: capable of a top speed of 26 knots with stately surroundings that will add to the significance of any special occasion, she is an ideal choice for weddings, honeymoons or just a week-long escape.

Her exterior spaces are efficiently arranged to include sunpads and a Jacuzzi on the bow as well as barbeque facilities on the bridge deck. Guests looking for a wide variety of water toys will enjoy the impressive collection aboard luxury yacht FLEUR, which includes 4 Seabobs, a windsurfer and a kayak among the collection.

Open yacht FLEUR - Formal dining area and salon

Open yacht FLEUR – Formal dining area and salon

Length: 35.6m/116ft

Beam: 7.3m/24.1ft

Year: 2016

Accommodation: 12 guests

Charter grounds: Mediterranean – Naples, Sicily, Corsica, Sardinia

Rate: €125,000 per week plus expenses

J Six

Sailing yacht J SIX - Built by CNB

Sailing yacht J SIX – Built by CNB

A contemporary sailing yacht from CNB, the interiors are enhanced by the skylights found throughout the sleeping quarters and the salon and dining area add vibrant accents to her flawless interiors for a charming and homely environment for charter guests and visitors alike.

S/Y J Six has a multi-functional cockpit that transforms from alfresco dining area to a sunbathing spot with large sunpads, and the canopy can be removed to receive the summer rays in full. At the stern, a swim platform drops down to grant easy access to the water and add another space to sit back and relax while you dip your feet into the water.

CNB sailing yacht J SIX - Salon

CNB sailing yacht J SIX – Salon

Length: 23.1m/76ft

Beam: 6.1m/20ft

Year: 2016

Accommodation: 6 guests

Charter grounds: Mediterranean – Naples, Sicily and the Balearic Islands

Rate: €23,000-€26,000 per week plus expenses

Kohuba

Open yacht KOHUBA - Built by Princess Yachts

Open yacht KOHUBA – Built by Princess Yachts

An island hoppers’ delight, open yacht KOHUBA from Princess Yachts can reach speeds of up to 27 knots and her striking minimalist interiors are ideal for entertaining and marking special events.

The bridge deck is beautifully laid out with shaded seating and sun loungers and a spacious six-person Jacuzzi enjoy uninterrupted views of Mediterranean destinations such as Nice and Antibes along the French Riviera.

Motor yacht KOHUBA is an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre and has excellent diversity in her water toys, which include paddleboards, Seabobs and a jet ski.

M/Y KOHUBA - Main salon Image credit: Princess Yachts

M/Y KOHUBA – Main salon Image credit: Princess Yachts

Length: 30m/98ft

Beam: 7.1m/23ft

Year: 2015

Accommodation: 10 guests

Charter grounds: Mediterranean – French Riviera, Italian Riviera, Naples, Sicily and the Balearic Islands

Rate: €80,000-€85,000 per week plus expenses

 

Mowana

Open yacht MOWANA. Photo credit: Sunseeker

Open yacht MOWANA. Photo credit: Sunseeker

One of Sunseeker’s latest launches, open yacht MOWANA will be available for charter in the Dalmatian Islands. Lavish interiors bring the outdoors in with large windows, natural wooden panelling and a neutral colour palette.

Sunpads on the bow add a great place to wind down after exploring the many dive sites and seaside towns of the Dalmatian Islands, and the skybridge has sweeping views while lounging out in the sun.

Open yacht MOWANA comes with an excellent selection of water toys, including a stand-up paddleboard, a wakeboard and inflatable and towable toys.

Motor yacht MOWANA - Salon. Photo credit: Sunseeker

Motor yacht MOWANA – Salon. Photo credit: Sunseeker

Length: 23m/76ft

Beam: 5.7m/18ft

Year: 2017

Accommodation: 8-12 guests

Charter grounds: Mediterranean – Croatia

Rate: €37,500 per week plus expenses

 

Namaste

Sailing Catamaran NAMASTE - Photo credit Privilege Marine

Sailing Catamaran NAMASTE – Photo credit Privilege Marine

Sail away this summer to the beautiful Bermudan islands, or find your piece of paradise in the Caribbean aboard luxury yacht NAMASTE from Privilege Marine.

Whichever charter ground you choose to make yours this summer, her fantastic selection of water toys (including stand-up paddleboards, beach toys and scuba diving equipment) will fill your days with amazing sights and plenty of entertainment.

Length: 24m/78ft

Beam: 10.7m/35ft

Year: 2016

Accommodation: 8 guests

Charter grounds: Bermuda and the Caribbean

Rate: $59,000-$65,000 USD per week plus expenses

 

Narvalo

 

Luxury yacht NARVALO

Luxury yacht NARVALO

Award-winning superyacht NARVALO was commended for her naval architecture and interiors at two different awards ceremonies since her launch in 2016 and her excellent selection of water toys and gym equipment make her a perfect match for high-octane fun and entertainment in the Caribbean.

Oak-panelled interiors add warm tones to the light-flooded interior that provides effortless access from the main lounge to the formal dining area and the outer decks.

There are a variety of options for dining alfresco, from the sparkling setup situated just outside the skylounge or the cosy and personal sofa seating on the Portuguese deck to the immaculate sundeck complete with a bar and spa pool for cooling off and unwinding after your meal. Wherever you choose to spend your time, the verdant islands and white sand beaches of the Caribbean will never be out of sight.

M/Y NARVALO - Salon

M/Y NARVALO – Salon

Length: 33m/110ft

Beam: 7.5m/25ft

Year: 2016

Accommodation: 12 guests

Charter grounds: Caribbean

Rate: $115,000-$135,000 USD per week plus expenses

 

SabBaTiCal

Superyacht SABBATICAL - Built by Sanlorenzo

Superyacht SABBATICAL – Built by Sanlorenzo

This luxury yacht from Sanlorenzo offers fantastic interior spaces, a spacious sun deck and a great price. With this powerful new open yacht, you could be shopping in Salerno one day and visiting Pompeii or Positano the next: Discover the wonders of Naples’s past and swim in the seas under the daunting Mt. Vesuvius – an unmistakable and infamous sight along the Amalfi Coast.

Whether you spend your days exploring on land or tanning on a distant and deserted beach, motor yacht SABBATICAL has mouthwatering cuisine and sumptuous, soft beds to prepare you for your next adventure.

Length: 29m/96ft

Beam: 6.8m/22ft

Year: 2017

Accommodation: 10-11 guests

Charter grounds: Mediterranean – French Riviera, Italian Riviera, Naples and Sicily

Rate: €70,000 per week plus expenses

 

Shamanna

S/Y SHAMANNA - Salon and formal dining area

S/Y SHAMANNA – Salon and formal dining area

A finalist in the ‘Best Naval Architecture – Sailing Yacht’ and ‘Best Exterior Design & Styling – Sailing Yacht’ categories at the Showboats Design Awards 2017, sailing yacht SHAMANNA is sure to be a desirable pick on the charter market this summer.

Nautor Swan built S/Y SHAMANNA for efficient space usage and responsive performance, both of which guests will notice from the moment they step on board. Skylights in all living areas add to the harmonious interiors while up on deck the cockpit provides alfresco dining for up to 12 guests. When not in use, the tables can be removed entirely for guests to stretch out on the sofas and take in the glorious summer sun.

Luxury yacht SHAMANNA - Lower salon

Luxury yacht SHAMANNA – Lower salon

Length: 35m/116ft

Beam: 8.1m/27ft

Year: 2016

Accommodation: 6-12 guests

Charter grounds: Mediterranean – French Riviera, Italian Riviera, Naples and Sicily

Rate: €80,000 per week plus expenses

Charter M/Y Orient Star in the Eastern Mediterranean

May 12, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

47m/154ft superyacht ORIENT STAR is ready for charter in the Eastern Mediterranean this summer cruising along the coastline of Turkey and Greece.

Superyacht ORIENT STAR. Photo credit CMB Yachts

Superyacht ORIENT STAR. Photo credit CMB Yachts

Built by CMB Yachts in 2012, her exterior design is by Ken Freivokh while the interior design was completed by Tara Bernard for bright and calm living spaces throughout.

CMB luxury yacht ORIENT STAR - Main salon

CMB luxury yacht ORIENT STAR – Main salon

A popular choice for entertaining in the Mediterranean, ORIENT STAR has large light filled spaces designed for relaxation. In the main salon, the symmetric sofas and armchairs are positioned for close conversations between guests in comfortable surroundings.

“Luxury yacht ORIENT STAR is ready for charter around Greece and Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean from €145,000-€180,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to reserve your dates.”

Luxury yacht ORIENT STAR - Formal dining

Luxury yacht ORIENT STAR – Formal dining

Formal dining is located forward of the main salon for stately contemporary dining where the focus is placed upon the company and the cuisine.

On the main deck aft there is a sheltered lounge area that makes an excellent places to rest after returning via the swim platform from the clear waters of the Dodecanese Islands.

Luxury yacht ORIENT STAR - skylounge seating area

Luxury yacht ORIENT STAR – skylounge seating area

Motor yacht ORIENT STAR - Study and adjacent skylounge

Motor yacht ORIENT STAR – Study and adjacent skylounge

The skylounge is divided into a cosy lounging area and a sun-filled study ideal for guests who need work space for hobbies. When meal time comes around, guests don’t need to travel far if they are dining alfresco: the upper deck aft has a lavish dining table and seats up to 10 guests. Seating along the bow gives guests a place to relax and nap in the sunshine while taking in vivid contrasts of the Grecian coast.

Motor yacht ORIENT STAR - Alfresco dining on the upper aft deck

Motor yacht ORIENT STAR – Alfresco dining on the upper aft deck

Unwind in the Jacuzzi while sipping on a cocktail with the Mediterranean spread out before you, or lie down on the sun pads or sun loungers for a couple of blissful hours in the sunshine.

There is a great selection of water toys for playing in the bays and coves of the Eastern Mediterranean, and the collection includes water skis, jet skis, a canoe, paddleboard, wakeboard and scuba diving equipment for up to 4 people.

While in transit, the on board gym equipment will allow guests to maintain a cardio routine.

Superyacht ORIENT STAR - Master suite

Superyacht ORIENT STAR – Master suite

The accommodation layout is designed to sleep up to 10 guests over 5 cabins: 1 Master suite, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins with Pullman berths. A professional crew of 9 will provide everything you and your guests need for an amazing charter experience in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Luxury yacht ORIENT STAR is ready for charter around Greece and Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean from €145,000-€180,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to reserve your dates.

Special offer: 20% off M/Y Thumper for June charter gap in Mediterranean

May 12, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

40m/131ft luxury yacht THUMPER has a gap in her Mediterranean charter schedule for June – and she is offering a 20% discount on her usual rate to the lucky holiday-makers who fill it.

Motor yacht THUMPER - Built by Sunseeker

Motor yacht THUMPER – Built by Sunseeker

Built in 2014 by renowned British builders Sunseeker, her immaculate interiors will impress you and your guests from the very start. As an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre, she has plenty of activities to offer guests on board and whether you intend to host large dock-side parties or mark an anniversary together as a couple, her balanced interior and exterior spaces will provide you with the best of the Mediterranean atmosphere as well as the best luxury charter experience.

Find out more here, or contact CharterWorld today.

Superyacht THUMPER - Main salon with formal dining area adjacent

Superyacht THUMPER – Main salon with formal dining area adjacent

Charter superyacht Oasis in the Eastern Mediterranean

May 11, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

47m/154ft motor yacht OASIS (ex.AMOIXA and AXIOMA) is immediately available for Eastern Mediterranean charter.

Superyacht OASIS - Built by ISA Yachts

Superyacht OASIS – Built by ISA Yachts

Built by ISA Yachts in 2006, her exterior styling is by Walter Franchini Architetto and her interior was completed by Luca Dini Design.

After every adventure, guests will love returning to the comfortable main salon to rest up: the neutral palette creates a warm atmosphere for conversation or quiet contemplation on the day. Forward of the main salon, the formal dining table seats up to 8 guests in understated style.

Motor yacht OASIS - Main salon and formal dining area

Motor yacht OASIS – Main salon and formal dining area

While the main salon provides and excellent indoor space for morning coffee, the main deck aft will invigorate with the fresh morning air and the warm sunshine.

Superyacht OASIS - Skylounge

Superyacht OASIS – Skylounge

The generous skylounge has two sitting areas beside the port and starboard windows, leaving the central area clear for children to spread out on the plush carpet with hobbies and toys. In the evening, the widescreen TV forms the perfect setup for curling up on the sofa together to watch a film. At meal time, dine alfresco together on the upper deck aft and experience the best Mediterranean weather throughout your holiday.

Motor yacht OASIS - Sundeck Jacuzzi

Motor yacht OASIS – Sundeck Jacuzzi

The sundeck has a bubbling spa pool just waiting to ease your tired muscles after a long day of exploring historical ruins and trying the local cuisine. Lounge in the sun and pass the hours with a good book and a cocktail from the bar surrounded by the unique beauty of the Mediterranean.

There is an excellent selection of water toys available, and the collection includes:

  • 4 x kayaks
  • 4 x water skis
  • 2 x jet skis
  • 2 x wakeboards
  • Scuba diving equipment
  • snorkelling equipment, and
  • inflatable and towable toys
Luxury yacht OASIS - Master suite

Luxury yacht OASIS – Master suite

The on board accommodation is designed to sleep up to 13 guests over 6 cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. An expert crew of 9 will provide everything you and your guests require for a first-class cruising experience.

Superyacht OASIS is ready for charter in the Mediterranean from €150,000 per week plus expenses. Secure your dates today and contact CharterWorld.

Charter motor yacht Diane in the Mediterranean

May 11, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

43m/141ft superyacht DIANE is ready for charter in the Mediterranean this summer. Built in 2007 by Benetti, her exterior design is the work of Stefano Natucci while her interiors were completed by Zuretti.

Luxury yacht DIANE - Built by Benetti

Luxury yacht DIANE – Built by Benetti

Perfectly suited to family charters, DIANE has a warm and welcoming interior that will make everyone feel welcome. The spacious salon has a cosy atmosphere ideal for gathering together at the start or end of a busy itinerary. Coffee tables are laid out in front of the large sofas for drinks and reading material and the nearby bar has a fantastic selection of cocktails to accompany a film on the widescreen TV.

Forward of the main salon a large dining table provides for up to 10 guests in classic, stately style. For an alternative place to eat, the main deck aft has sheltered alfresco dining that can be toned down or dressed up to suit any occasion. After a sumptuous three-course meal, relax on the sofas surrounding the bow and watch the vibrant sunset as the first stars appear in the sky.

Motor yachct DIANE - Spa Pool and sunpads

Motor yachct DIANE – Spa Pool and sunpads

Sun loungers and sunpads are in ample supply on the sundeck, and guests can choose to relax tired muscles in the Jacuzzi while sipping on a cocktail from the bar. The seating area is equally suited to outdoor living and dining, and with sweeping views of your Mediterranean destination you and your guests will want to spend all your time relaxing in the sun.

Luxury yacht DIANE is an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre and comes with a great range of water toys, including:

  • 2 x jet skis
  • 2 x kayaks
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • water skis, and
  • snorkelling equipment

While in transit, guests can keep up their fitness regime with the great selection of gym equipment.

Motor yacht DIANE - VIP stateroom

Motor yacht DIANE – VIP stateroom

The accommodation layout is designed to sleep 10-12 guests over 5 cabins: 3 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. A professional crew of 9 will provide you and your group with everything you need for a stellar charter experience.

Superyacht DIANE is ready for charter in the Mediterranean from €133,000-€154,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information or view other luxury yachts available in the Mediterranean.