Video: Expedition yacht Ocean King 130 named Genesia and delivered to owners

September 15, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

The third hull from the Italian shipyard Ocean King, the Ocean King 130, has been delivered to her new owners and will be on display at the Monaco Yacht Show running form the 27th-30th of September.

Explorer yacht GENESIA - First hull in the Ocean King 130 range

Explorer yacht GENESIA – First hull in the Ocean King 130 range

Named GENESIA, the 40m/131ft flagship has a gross tonnage of 650 and is constructed entirely of steel. Designed as an expedition yacht for oceanic conditions, she is capable of handling rough seas while providing comfortable surroundings for 10-12 guests across 5-6 cabins.

Explorer yacht GENESIA comes with a number of amenities for exploration and entertaining, including a touch-and-go helipad, extensive exterior living spaces and a beach club. The interiors are designed by Andrea Vallicelli and Cantieri Navali Chioggia (CNC) created her naval architecture.

Video credit: Cantieri Navali Chioggia via Ocean King

Twin CAT C32 970kW engines provide a top speed of 13.5 knots and she has a cruising speed of 12 knots with a range of 7,500 nautical miles. The second hull is currently available for purchase in the unusual currency of Bitcoins and is priced at Ƀ 3846.

Special offer: 20% off superyacht Mariu rates on Eastern Mediterranean charters

September 14, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

50m/164ft superyacht MARIU is available for charter in the Eastern Mediterranean with an impressive discount of 20%. With the waters surrounding Greece and the Adriatic still retaining much of the warmth of the summer, now is the perfect time for a holiday among these historic islands without the peak tourist season crowds covering the spectacular beaches.

Superyacht MARIU - Built by Codecasa

Superyacht MARIU – Built by Codecasa

Built by Codecasa in 2003, she features the exterior styling of the shipyard, while Giorgio Armani S.p.A. produced her homely modern interiors that are suited to young guests as well as the adults.

Luxury yacht MARIU - Main salon

Luxury yacht MARIU – Main salon

The main salon is a spacious and stately interior that combines pale wooden panelling with light grey and charcoal coloured furnishings. Ideal for coffee mornings and for winding down at the end of a busy day, there is plenty of space for younger members of the family to stretch out and fall asleep while the adults plan for the following day.

Forward of the main salon, the formal dining area provides a lavish setting for dining together and celebrating a special occasion. Alternatively, the main deck aft is a shaded spot for a family meal in the fresh air, and after the meal guests can head down the steps to sunbathe beside the water’s edge.

A second alfresco dining table can be found on the upper deck aft and this location provides a more formal dining experience with the verdant islands of the Dalmatian Coast of the Cyclades as your background. After your meal, the seating along the stern creates a comfortable outdoor lounge for chatting under the stars.

“Luxury yacht MARIU is ready for charter in the Eastern Mediterranean with a 20% discount on her usual price of €185,000-€225,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to make your booking at this exceptional rate.”

Superyacht MARIU - Skylounge

Superyacht MARIU – Skylounge

End your evening in the glamorous skylounge, where the cosy setting is ideal for close conversations and a memorable night between a small group of family and friends.

Whatever the time of day, the sundeck is laid out for relaxing and entertaining all guests: There is a great selection of sunpads and sun loungers, and the forward Jacuzzi provides a secluded spot for easing tired muscles in serene surroundings, or for a romantic night under the stars.

Motor yacht MARIU is an Approved Water Sports Centre and comes with an amazing selection of water toys, including:

  • 2 x jet skis
  • 2 x kayaks
  • 2 x kneeboards
  • 2 x wakeboards
  • 1 x windsurfer
  • 1 x kite surfer
  • water skis
  • Scuba diving equipment
  • snorkelling equipment
  • fishing gear, and
  • inflatable and towable toys

There are also 3 bikes available for exploring along the incredible coastlines of such countries as Montenegro or Croatia.

Luxury yacht MARIU - Master suite

Luxury yacht MARIU – 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 convertible to doubles with 2 Pullman beds. A professional crew of 12 will ensure that everyone on board has a fantastic holiday to make memories that last a lifetime.

Luxury yacht MARIU is ready for charter in the Eastern Mediterranean with a 20% discount on her usual price of €185,000-€225,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to make your booking at this exceptional rate.

Motor yacht Mogambo heading to Thailand for the New Year

September 14, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Superyacht MOGAMBO will be moving on from the Maldives in mid-November to spend the festive period among the beautiful charter grounds of Phuket.

Luxury yacht MOGAMBO - Built by Nobiskrug. Photo credit: Bruce Thomas

Luxury yacht MOGAMBO – Built by Nobiskrug. Photo credit: Bruce Thomas

Built by Nobiskrug in 2012 and refitted in 2016, this 74m/243ft motor yacht has the interior styling of Reymond Langton Design for a stately modern interior for the perfect environment to see in the New Year in style.

Superyacht MOGAMBO - Main salon and formal dining area. Photo credit: Bruce Thomas

Superyacht MOGAMBO – Main salon and formal dining area. Photo credit: Bruce Thomas

Watch the action of the Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Cup from the 18th-21st of January and join in with the parties at dusk. Spend some time enjoying the spa services at the SALA Resort, host for the event, or head off to the islands of the Andaman Sea to make use of the great collection of water toys and luxury yacht MOGAMBO’s status as a PADI Certified Dive Centre.

Motor yacht MOGAMBO - Sundeck Jacuzzi. Photo credit: Bruce Thomas

Motor yacht MOGAMBO – Sundeck Jacuzzi. Photo credit: Bruce Thomas

Designed to sleep up to 12 guests over 6 cabins: 1 Master suite, 3 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. Her crew of 20 will provide everything you require for a fantastic end to 2017 and an incredible beginning to the New Year.

Motor yacht MOGAMBO will be available for charter in Thailand from $600,000-$650,000 USD per week plus expenses. To find out more about the on board amenities of superyacht MOGAMBO, read her recent article on the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix here. Secure your dates over this busy festive period and contact CharterWorld now.

Charter superyacht Magix in the Eastern Mediterranean

September 14, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

38m/123ft luxury yacht MAGIX (ex.CALAF) is available now in the magnificent Eastern Mediterranean, packed with history and crystal clear swimming spots – and all the warmth of summer without the holiday crowds.

Superyacht MAGIX - Built by Heesen

Superyacht MAGIX – Built by Heesen

Built by Heesen in 1992 and refitted in 2012, she features the interior styling of Eva Cadio & Co, while the exterior is the work of Heesen. Among her amenities is an office for for meeting clients and so that guests can keep themselves in the loop of important business matters.

Main salon aboard superyacht MAGIX

Main salon aboard superyacht MAGIX

The main salon is is a large and bright space for entertaining among family and friends. The brilliant blue sofas are a focal point for social gatherings and everyone can plan out their activities and prepare before heading off to shop and sight-see among the islands of the Dodecanese or the Dalmatian Coast.

Motor yacht MAGIX - Formal dining area

Motor yacht MAGIX – Formal dining area

On your return, the formal dining area offers guests plush seating in which to rest and savour a delicious meal prepared by an expert chef.

“Luxury yacht MAGIX is ready for charter in the Eastern Mediterranean from €64,000-€79,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to make a booking.”

Luxury yacht MAGIX - Main deck aft

Luxury yacht MAGIX – Main deck aft

On the main aft deck, there is a spacious alfresco dining table and lounging area for all-day living in the shade with panoramic views of your destination. Steps lead down to a swim platform where the group can lounge beside the water or hop onto the water toys and explore the area.

Superyacht MAGIX - Sundeck Jacuzzi and alfresco dining area

Superyacht MAGIX – Sundeck Jacuzzi and alfresco dining area

The fresh and vibrant sundeck provides everyone on board with spectacular views and plenty of sunbathing spots: Lean back and relax in the forward Jacuzzi with a drink in hand, then dry off on the aft sun loungers before dining alfresco in the shade. The sundeck is equally as enticing when lit up at night and guests will be astounded by the clarity of the night sky away from the pollution of city lights.

There is a great selection of water toys to suit guests of all fitness levels, and the collection includes:

  • 2 x sea scooters
  • 1 x Waverunner
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • water skis
  • snorkelling equipment, and
  • inflatable and towable toys
Luxury yacht MAGIX - Master suite

Luxury yacht MAGIX – Master suite

The on board accommodation is designed to sleep a maximum of 10 guests over 5 cabins: 1 Master suite, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. A professional crew of 7 will provide everything you and your guests require for a fantastic holiday among some of the most historic sites of the Mediterranean.

Luxury yacht MAGIX is ready for charter in the Eastern Mediterranean from €64,000-€79,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to make a booking.

Charter through Indonesia’s stunning Komodo National Park aboard S/Y Dunia Baru

September 14, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Luxury sailing yacht DUNIA BARU, is available for charter in Indonesia, offering your guests a true taste of the history and living culture of the region.

Luxury phinisi DUNIA BARU - Available for charter in Indonesia

Luxury phinisi DUNIA BARU – Available for charter in Indonesia

Built in 2014 by Konjo Boat Builders using traditional methods, S/Y DUNIA BARU is a familiar sight around the charter grounds of Komodo and Raja Ampat, the latter of which is considered to be one of the world’s top diving spots.

51m/167ft sailing yacht DUNIA BARU has an exemplary reputation as a charter yacht and offers guests beautiful wooden interiors finished to a very high standard with all the benefit of modern conveniences such as WiFi and air conditioning.

The bright and comfortable main salon aboard S/Y DUNIA BARU

The bright and comfortable main salon aboard S/Y DUNIA BARU

The main salon is a bright and airy environment with views out onto the foredeck and port and starboard sides, so guests will never miss the most beautiful sights whilst passing through the island-speckled seas.

Towards the aft, the spacious formal dining area also contains a Teppanyaki bar where guests can watch their meals being prepared in front of them by their skilled and professional chefs.

Luxury yacht DUNIA BARU - Dining area and galley

Luxury yacht DUNIA BARU – Dining area and galley

Outside on the bow there is a seating area for guests to sit back and socialise together while keeping an open eye out for Indonesia’s impressive wildlife, from birds of paradise to sea turtles and sharks.

Discover some of the worlds best dive sites with the great selection of water toys and equipment, which includes:

  • 3 x kayaks
  • 2 x jet skis
  • 2 x paddleboards
  • 1 x sail boat, and of course,
  • scuba diving equipment
Superyacht DUNIA BARU - Master suite

Superyacht DUNIA BARU – Master suite

The accommodation layout consists of 1 Master cabin and 6 double cabins to provide luxurious comfort for up to 14 guests. A crew of 18 will take care of every guests to ensure a relaxing and memorable charter experience in some of the world’s most exciting destinations.

Superyacht DUNIA BARU is ready for adventures in Indonesia and Southeast Asia from $87,500-$94,500 USD per week plus expenses. Find out more about her future destinations and on board facilities and contact CharterWorld to secure your reservation.

Charter stylish superyacht Ata Rangi in the South Pacific

September 14, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

27m/90ft luxury yacht ATA RANGI is ready for charter in New Zealand and the surrounding South Pacific region.

Motor yacht ATA RANGI - Built by Viking Yachts

Motor yacht ATA RANGI – Built by Viking Yachts

Built by Viking Yachts in 2013, her collection of water toys makes her ideal for discovering the amazing variety of wildlife just below the surface, while her impeccably maintained modern interiors have everything for relaxing and entertaining in comfort and style.

Designed for sport fishing, M/Y ATA RANGI has balanced interior and exterior deck space and is capable of up to 30 knots, ensuring that you spend as much time at each destination as possible.

Motor yacht ATA RANGI - Salon

Motor yacht ATA RANGI – Salon

David Lucas gives the main salon timeless charm using a neutral palette that is enhanced by the abundance of natural light from the surrounding windows.

Guests will never miss a moment of the incredible seascapes of New Zealand while spending time with hobbies and relaxing on the plush sofas, and whether visiting the waterfalls of Milford Sound on the South Island or the bird watcher’s paradise of Great Barrier Island north east of Auckland.

In the evenings, the back-lit bar enhances the ambient setting and provides an excellent selection of spirits for guest refreshment while dining in the cosy alcove seating.

Skylounge aboard M/Y ATA RANGI

Skylounge aboard M/Y ATA RANGI

Above, the skylounge shares the same space as the helm and adds a quiet retreat for private conversation while surrounded by elevated views.

For the best views on board out in the open air, the top deck there is seating located beside the helm station that adds a serene setting for relaxation and conversation out in the open air.

Out on deck, the aft seating offers a comfortable spot for relaxation in the fresh air and the shade, while the extensive foredeck is ideal for a laid-back afternoon of sunbathing or fishing.

There is a choice selection of water toys available and the collection includes:

  • 2 x surf boards
  • 2 x paddleboards
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • water skis
  • Scuba diving equipment
  • snorkelling equipment, and
  • fishing gear
Luxury yacht ATA RANGI - Master suite

Luxury yacht ATA RANGI – Master suite

The accommodation sleeps 6 guests over 3 cabins: 1 Master suite and 2 double cabins convertible to twins. The professional crew of 4 will ensure that everyone on board has an amazing charter experience in a region with vastly varying habitats and plenty of sights to visit.

Luxury yacht ATA RANGI is available for charter in New Zealand and the surrounding South Pacific Region from $46,000 USD per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to make a booking in this incredible destination.

Special offer: 15% off Sardinia and SoF charters with M/Y Toby

September 14, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

32m/103ft superyacht TOBY is available for charter in the Western Mediterranean and she has a 15% reduction on charters in the South of France and/or Sardinia between the 17th and the 26th of September.

Superyacht TOBY - Available with a 15% discount in the South of France this September

Superyacht TOBY – Available with a 15% discount in the South of France this September

This 2009-built Cerri Cantieri Navali open yacht is capable of speeds of up to 40 knots and sleeps 8-10 guests over 5 cool and contemporary cabins. To find out more, read her full article here.

Salon and formal dining area aboard M/Y TOBY

Salon and formal dining area aboard M/Y TOBY

Luxury yacht TOBY is available in the South of France and/or Sardinia from 17-26 September at €39,865 per week plus expenses or at €42,500 p/w plus expenses in Italy, and is available at other times in the Western Mediterranean from €50,000-€58,500 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more details and to grab a spectacular bargain before anyone else does.

Special offer: Reduced rates with M/Y Mischief in the Western Mediterranean

September 13, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

This September and October, superyacht MISCHIEF (ex.BLUE SCORPION) is available for charter in the Western Mediterranean with a fantastic reduced rate. Designed with a wide beam and ample indoor and outdoor space, she is perfect for corporate event charters and large family celebrations.

Motor yacht MISCHIEF - Built by Baglietto

Motor yacht MISCHIEF – Built by Baglietto

Built by Baglietto in 2006 and refitted in 2017, the interior and exterior was completed by Francesco Paszkowski for a cohesive appearance throughout.

Superyacht MISCHIEF - Main salon bar and lounge

Superyacht MISCHIEF – Main salon bar and lounge

The main salon is an inviting modern space that combines warm wooden panelling with white furnishings and subtle lighting to create a laid-back environment suitable for gatherings day or night. Large windows flood the interior with natural light and guests can watch the scenery change from the historical cities of Naples and Amalfi to the picturesque islands of Corsica and Sardinia.

Luxury yacht MISCHIEF - Lounging on the main deck aft

Luxury yacht MISCHIEF – Lounging on the main deck aft

In the formal dining area guests are placed across two circular tables for close conversations that emphasise guest interaction. There is an expansive bar on hand to ensure that no one has an unfilled glass all evening, even when catering to maximum capacity dockside events.

On the main deck aft, the layout is designed for large gatherings, whether for special occasions or just a spectacular night of fun.

“M/Y MISCHIEF is available for charter in the Western Mediterranean at a special reduced rate from now until the end of October at €210,000 per week plus expenses… Contact CharterWorld to secure your preferred dates and to find out more.”

Alfresco dining on the upper deck of luxury yacht MISCHIEF

Alfresco dining on the upper deck of luxury yacht MISCHIEF

Make your meal on to remember in a different setting every day: The upper deck aft has a large alfresco dining table for mouthwatering meals with family and friends and plenty of seating along the stern for an evening of stargazing. If the night air is too strong, head indoors to the beautiful and cosy skylounge to converse together and enjoy a film before bedtime.

Sundeck sunpads aboard motor yacht MISCHIEF

Sundeck sunpads aboard motor yacht MISCHIEF

On the sundeck, the aft hosts a large group of spacious sunpads and a spa pool for relaxing in the sunshine, while the alfresco dining table can be shaded or sun exposed as guests require.

54m/173ft luxury yacht MISCHIEF is an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre and comes with a great selection of water toys, including:

  • 2 x Waverunners
  • 1 x paddleboard
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • 1 x kneeboard
  • Seabobs
  • water skis
  • snorkelling equipment
  • fishing equipment, and
  • towable toys
Master suite aboard superyacht MISCHIEF

Master suite aboard superyacht MISCHIEF

The accommodation consists of 6 cabins to sleep 12 guests: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. the expert crew of 13 will provide everything you and your guests require for an unforgettable charter in the Mediterranean.

M/Y MISCHIEF is available for charter in the Western Mediterranean at a special reduced rate from now until the end of October at €210,000 per week plus expenses, or at other times at her regular rate of €235,000-€250,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld to secure your preferred dates and to find out more.

Special offer: Charter M/Y Destiny at a fantastic 25% discount in the Western Mediterranean

September 13, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

37m/123ft motor yacht DESTINY (ex.ILONA) has an exceptional 25% off charters in the Western Mediterranean for September, and her high-quality 2016 refit and quick speeds of 22-30 knots makes her an ideal choice for visiting multiple destinations within a short time-frame.

Heesen open yacht DESTINY

Heesen open yacht DESTINY

Built by Heesen in 2007, this contemporary superyacht has been maintained to a high standard and has received excellent feedback on her facilities and crew throughout her time on the charter market. Her crisp interiors from Laura Pomponi have a minimalist, art gallery-like quality that makes perfect entertaining spaces for friends, family and special guests.

Motor yacht DESTINY - Formal dining area and salon

Motor yacht DESTINY – Formal dining area and salon

Texture, natural wood and burnished metallics play an important role in controlling the light and creating points of interest in the open plan salon, where the formal dining area enjoys plenty of illumination from the windows and the floor-to-ceiling glass doors towards the aft.

“Motor yacht DESTINY is available for charter with an impressive 25% discount in the Western Mediterranean this September. Charter her from €79,000 per week plus expenses, or from her usual rate of €105,000-€119,000 p/w plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to reserve your preferred dates today.”

Main deck alfresco dining aboard Superyacht DESTINY

Main deck alfresco dining aboard Superyacht DESTINY

Outside, the lounge coffee table folds out to become the alfresco dining table, which is given just as much attention to detail as the interiors to create a romantic setting for a meal as a couple or simply as a place to unwind in ambient seaside surroundings.

Sunpads and Jacuzzi on the upper deck of luxury yacht DESTINY

Sunpads and Jacuzzi on the upper deck of luxury yacht DESTINY

Spend your days on the sundeck and relax in the aft Jacuzzi with the stunning views of the French Riviera in front of you. On the bow, there are plenty of sunpads for drying off before dining alfresco with friends and family and there is even a sun drenched seating area for spending time in quiet seclusion with a good book.

Superyacht DESTINY has an amazing selection of water toys for use by all ages, and the collection includes:

  • 2 x kayaks
  • 1 x Waverunner
  • 1 x jet ski
  • 1 x windsurfer

While in transit, the on board gym equipment has everything you and your guests require to wear off excess energy before bed time.

Luxury yacht DESTINY - Master suite

Luxury yacht DESTINY – Master suite

The on board accommodation sleeps up to 10 guests over 5 cabins: 1 Master suites, 2 double cabins, 1 twin cabin and 1 convertible cabin for children. The cheerful crew of 5 will ensure that everyone on board has an incredible adventure in the Mediterranean.

Motor yacht DESTINY is available for charter with an impressive 25% discount in the Western Mediterranean this September. Charter her from €79,000 per week plus expenses, or from her usual rate of €105,000-€119,000 p/w plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to reserve your preferred dates today.

Henley & Partners stands firm with Hurricane Irma victims

September 13, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Henley & Partners, along with its managing partners and worldwide staff, has expressed its deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences with everyone suffering in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

View of Antigua from Shirley Heights

View of Antigua from Shirley Heights

Having witnessed the devastation of Hurricane Irma, Henley & Partners is working closely with partners and colleagues in Antigua and Barbuda to find the best way forward for delivering funds to those most in need as well as raise capital to aid in the reconstruction of Barbuda.

The company will continue its work to empower the youth of the Caribbean in conjunction with the Halo Foundation in Antigua: Three exceptional students are currently travelling to Nova Scotia, Canada, to take up scholarships at Saint Mary’s University after receiving the Henley & Partners Hero Scholarship and the Halo Foundation Hero Humanitarian Award.

Henley & Partners has a committed long-standing relationship to the Caribbean region and will continue to support its strong and resilient islanders throughout this difficult time.