Catch the last summer availability of luxury charter yacht 11.11 available in the Mediterranean

September 01, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Luxury charter yacht 11.11 will be heading to the Caribbean shorty for the winter season, so catch her now for her last Mediterranean availability for 2017. Among her features is a steam room and dedicated massage room for a holiday unwinding among spectacular scenery.

Benetti motor yacht 11.11

Benetti motor yacht 11.11

Built by Benetti in 2015, 63m/207ft superyacht 11.11 has the exemplary attention to detail of other high-spec Benetti yachts LIONESS V and ILLUSION V and won the Displacement Motor Yachts of 500GT to 1,299GT category at the World Superyacht Awards 2016.

She was also a finalist at the Showboats Design Awards 2016 for Exterior Design & Styling Award – Motor Yacht over 500GT and Interior Design Award – Motor Yacht over 500GT, proving the quality of her interiors and exteriors for an unforgettable time in the Western Mediterranean.

Luxury yacht 11 - Main salon with formal dining area and bar

Luxury yacht 11 – Main salon with formal dining area and bar

A gorgeous Benetti superyacht that combines the delicate detailing of Art Deco with modern materials and design trends, Luxury yacht 11.11 has an exquisite monochrome main salon with a spacious layout for greeting and entertaining many guests at once.

Formal dining aboard superyacht 11.11

Formal dining aboard superyacht 11.11

Celebrate a special occasion with close friends and family at the formal dining area, forward of the main salon but still benefiting from the plenty of natural light and great views from the windows running down the port and starboard sides. The wet bar completes the experience with its great selection of spirits and liqueurs for a night of celebration.

Motor yacht 11.11 - Skylounge

Motor yacht 11.11 – Skylounge

The skylounge is a peaceful retreat for guests looking to separate from the main group, or for an air-conditioned interior to socialise in after a magnificent meal on the upper deck aft.

“Superyacht 11.11 is available in the Mediterranean from €650,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to make a booking today.”

Superyacht 11.11 - Upper deck aft alfresco dining area

Superyacht 11.11 – Upper deck aft alfresco dining area

The beautiful upper deck aft will be the setting for many a cherished memory for years to come: The extensive alfresco dining table is suited to any special occasion, where sumptuous outdoor meals are paired with an exquisite cocktail from the bar. The soft seating along the stern is the perfect place to end the evening, with the glittering settlements of the Italian Riviera forming the backdrop of your glamorous occasion.

Motor yacht 11.11 - Jacuzzi and sunpads on the bow

Motor yacht 11.11 – Jacuzzi and sunpads on the bow

For an opulent outdoor party or for some time to pamper yourself, the bow is the location of the generous Jacuzzi with plenty of sunpads and seating, all serviced by and outdoor bar.

The excellent selection of water toys includes an inflatable climbing wall, a floating pool, a windsurfer and kayaks plus inflatable and towable toys – contact CharterWorld for her latest selection.

Superyacht 11.11 - Master suite

Superyacht 11.11 – Master suite

The on board accommodation is designed to sleep up to 12 guests over 6 cabins: 2 Master suites, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. Her amazing crew of 16 will provide everything your guests require for an invigorating holiday in the Western Mediterranean.

Superyacht 11.11 is available in the Mediterranean from €650,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to make a booking today.

Special offer: Free fuel during September charters in the South of France aboard M/Y Alter Ego

September 01, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

1992 WGB Werft Berlin superyacht ALTER EGO is ready for charter in the South of France with a fantastic offer of 5 hours worth of free fuel per day for charters throughout September.

Motor yacht ALTER EGO - Built by WGB Werft

Motor yacht ALTER EGO – Built by WGB Werft

Last refitted in 2016 with Jean Pierre Paquet creating her modern interiors, 34m/110ft luxury yacht ALTER EGO has received a number of extensive refits to keep her in immaculate shape and to ensure that she has the latest technology and entertainment for the whole family.

Luxury yacht ALTER EGO - Media room

Luxury yacht ALTER EGO – Media room

The main deck is split between the forward lounge, which acts as a media room and a cosy space for family films in the evenings.

Luxury yacht ALTER EGO - Formal dining area looking aft

Luxury yacht ALTER EGO – Formal dining area looking aft

To the aft, formal dining area is filled with the warm wooden panelling complemented by brushed steel to produce a modern ambiance for gatherings between families and friends.

“Motor yacht ALTER EGO is ready for charter in the South of France from €42,000-€48,000 per week plus expenses, with a September offer of 5 hours of free fuel per day at a charter rate of €42,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to ensure that your September dates are secure.”

Superyacht ALTER EGO - Main deck aft alfresco dining

Superyacht ALTER EGO – Main deck aft alfresco dining

Out on the main deck, there is a large alfresco dining area conveniently located close to the bar, while along the stern the plush outdoor sofas are an excellent place to watch the cities of Cannes, Antibes or Cap Ferrat sparkle to life in the evenings.

Superyacht ALTER EGO - Jacuzzi and sunpads

Superyacht ALTER EGO – Jacuzzi and sunpads

The sundeck holds a large Jacuzzi and a generous area of raised sunpads for drying off under the warm summer skies. If the tenders are not being stored on the aft, the area can be used for outdoor seating to host parties and create a night to remember.

There is an excellent variety of water toys available for use in the Western Mediterranean, and the collection includes:

  • 2 x paddleboards
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • water skis, and
  • inflatable and towable toys

While in transit, the kids have a great selections of games to choose from to entertain until you reach your next amazing destination.

Motor yacht ALTER EGO - Master suite

Motor yacht ALTER EGO – Master suite

The on board accommodation is designed for up to 12 guests over 5 cabins: 1 Master suite and 4 double cabins, all of which are convertible to twin cabins. A professional crew of 4 will ensure that everyone on board has a stellar charter experience in the world’s most popular charter grounds.

Motor yacht ALTER EGO is ready for charter in the South of France from €42,000-€48,000 per week plus expenses, with a September offer of 5 hours of free fuel per day at a charter rate of €42,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to ensure that your September dates are secure.

Construction update: M/Y Haifa from Aegean Yacht

September 01, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Aegean Yacht has provided an update on its 66m/216ft superyacht HAIFA, which is continuing to schedule and is in the later stages of construction.

Concept image of superyacht HAIFA - Built by Aegean Yacht

Concept image of superyacht HAIFA – Built by Aegean Yacht

Made from a steel hull and built to RINA Class specifications, the concept for M/Y HAIFA was created by naval architecture firm Soyaslan Design. The 1,200 GT superyacht will contain 12 guest cabins with shaded aft decks and large open decks on the bow and forward upper deck.

Superyacht HAIFA is expected to be ready for delivery in 2018.

Video: Steve Jobs superyacht Venus heads to Feadship facilities for refit

September 01, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Superyacht VENUS has returned home to the Feadship facilities to begin her second refit since her launch in 2012, which will include her five-year Lloyd’s certification as well as system upgrades.

Superyacht VENUS returning for her refit with Feadship

Superyacht VENUS returning for her refit with Feadship

The famed 78m/256ft mega yacht constructed for Steve Jobs has remained a secretive build: De Voogt Naval Architects designed her exterior profile with few details known about her interiors except that Philippe Starck was commissioned to complete the project.

2 x MTU 16V 4000 M73 diesel engines provide a cruising speed of 16 knots and a top speed of 22 knots and her on board accommodation is designed for up to 12 guests.

Video credit: Feadship

After her launch in 2012, 78m/256ft mega yacht VENUS underwent a refit in 2015 at the Monaco Marine La Ciotat. Her second refit will take place at the recently rented Harlingen facility and will be the first of many refits at the yard for a busy autumn/winter season. Luxury yacht ECSTASEA is also expected at the Makkum yard later in the year.

Feadship has seen an increased demand for quality refits, particularly from owners of Feadship superyachts who want to maintain or upgrade and retain the same seamless quality as when the yachts were first launched. To meet this demand, Feadship has hired the facilities of a fellow shipyard to accommodate 81m/266ft M/Y AIR, and ‘Feadship Refit & Services’ will launch in the final quarter of 2017.

 

Oceania Interiors named designers for motorised catamaran The Beast

September 01, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Oceania Interiors, a part of the Oceania Marine Shipyard, has been commissioned to complete the interiors for 39m/128ft catamaran motor yacht THE BEAST, which will be built by Profab Engineering in Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Expedition catamaran THE BEAST - To be built by Profab Engineering, New Zealand

Expedition catamaran THE BEAST – To be built by Profab Engineering, New Zealand

THE BEAST is to be built for superyacht owners Sir Michael and Lady Christine Hill, who have been collaborating with Oceania Interiors and Profab Engineering to design a modern and uncluttered layout throughout the decks.

Interior structures such as the bulkheads, overhead grids and outboard linings are currently being developed in 3D, after which they will be CNC cut for seamless integration. The systems are designed into the joinery to ensure that minimal rework is required on-site.

Motor yacht THE BEAST - Oceania Interiors will design, manufacture and install her living spaces

Motor yacht THE BEAST – Oceania Interiors will design, manufacture and install her living spaces

3D parametric modelling is used to produce each interior piece, which is inserted into a fully modelled structural envelope to ensure a perfect fit before any material is cut.

The delivery date for 495 GRT superyacht THE BEAST is expected within the next two years.

Charter luxury yacht Marcato in New England this autumn

August 31, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

September and October is the perfect time to catch the leaves changing colour in New England, and luxury charter yacht MARCATO is sure to make your holiday one to remember.

Luxury yacht MARCATO - Built by Hike Metal Products

Luxury yacht MARCATO – Built by Hike Metal Products

Among her amenities is a spa therapy room, where guests can ease tired muscles with a massage after a long day of discovery in Maine.

Built by Hike Metal Products in 2006 with a refit in 2016, her engineering and exterior styling is the work of Guarino, while Gold Coast Design Studio created her interior appearance.

Superyacht MARCATO - Main salon, formal dining area and bar

Superyacht MARCATO – Main salon, formal dining area and bar

The main salon offers guests a peaceful contemporary environment in which to unwind the monochrome surroundings play with light and texture while modern artwork adds even more detail to the interior.

Forward of the main salon, the formal dining area shares the open plan space and creates an immaculate dining space perfect for celebrating special occasions of simply spending quality time with family and friends.

Luxury yacht MARCATO - Main deck aft

Luxury yacht MARCATO – Main deck aft

The bar near the aft is ideally positioned to serve guests seated outside on the main deck aft as well as within the salon, and the selection of drinks will complement any meal.

Superyacht MARCATO - Skylounge

Superyacht MARCATO – Skylounge

Host your parties on the upper deck aft, where the plush sofas and armchairs are positioned to provide the best views while sipping cocktails and watching the sunset. As the evening progresses, head inside to the skylounge for a cosy night and intimate conversation with guests who still have energy to burn.

Motor yacht MARCATO - Spa pool

Motor yacht MARCATO – Spa pool

Take to the sundeck for the best views on board and for a generous Jacuzzi that can fit the whole family. Dry off while dining alfresco, or lay out on the sunpads and enjoy a nap in the warm weather.

Luxury yacht MARCATO - Alfresco dining and sunpads

Luxury yacht MARCATO – Alfresco dining and sunpads

Motor yacht MARCATO has an excellent variety of water toys, including:

  • 2 x Waverunners
  • 2 x kayaks
  • 2 x paddleboards
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • water skis
  • snorkelling equipment, and
  • fishing gear

While in transit, the excellent on board gym will help guests maintain a fitness regime or tire out restless individuals before bedtime.

Motor yacht MARCATO - Master suite

Motor yacht MARCATO – Master suite

The accommodation layout sleeps 12 guests over 5 cabins: 1 Master suite, 2 double cabins and 2 triple cabins. The expert crew of 7 will ensure that everyone on board has a relaxing holiday throughout the charter.

Superyacht MARCATO is ready for charter in New England from $145,000-$159,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to secure your preferred dates in this fantastic location.

Special offer: Reduced September price for Mediterranean charters aboard M/Y Midnight Sun

August 31, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

37m/120ft motor yacht MIDNIGHT SUN is available for charter in the Western Mediterranean this September, and she has a great price for the end of the summer season.

Superyacht MIDNIGHT SUN - Built by ISA

Superyacht MIDNIGHT SUN – Built by ISA

Built by ISA Yachts in 2006 and last refitted in 2016, she features the exterior styling of Andrea Vallicelli and the interior styling of Cristiano Gatto Design. Cruising at 20 knots with a maximum speed of 32 knots, she is an excellent choice for charter groups looking to explore multiple destinations within a week-long holiday.

Superyacht MIDNIGHT SUN - Salon

Superyacht MIDNIGHT SUN – Salon

The spacious salon is designed around the group and plenty of room is given to the sofas and armchairs for group get-togethers. The bar has a choice selection of drinks for refreshments out of the sun, and for complementing an evening meal at the aft formal dining table.

Motor yacht MIDNIGHT SUN - Formal dining area

Motor yacht MIDNIGHT SUN – Formal dining area

Sunpads and an informal seating arrangement await guests on the main deck aft, although the sundeck provides better views and a comfortable Jacuzzi to unwind in while conversing with friends or enjoying some peace and quiet on your own.

Luxury yacht MIDNIGHT SUN - Main deck aft

Luxury yacht MIDNIGHT SUN – Main deck aft

The shaded central section covers the alfresco formal dining area, while to the stern guests can use the area as another large sunpad or as a generous sofa for stretching out on while conversing together surrounded by the gorgeous coasts of Sicily or Corsica and Sardinia.

Luxury yacht MIDNIGHT SUN - Jacuzzi, alfresco dining area and sunpads

Luxury yacht MIDNIGHT SUN – Jacuzzi, alfresco dining area and sunpads

Superyacht MIDNIGHT SUN is an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre: There is an excellent variety of water toys available for guests to use along the sheltered beaches of the South of France or the Italian Riviera, and along with 2 bikes the collection includes:

  • 2 x Waverunners
  • 2 x paddleboards
  • 2 x water skis
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • snorkelling equipment, and
  • inflatable and towable toys
Master suite aboard superyacht MIDNIGHT SUN

Master suite aboard superyacht MIDNIGHT SUN

The on board accommodation sleeps 10 guests over 5 cabins: 1 Master suite, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. An expert crew of 6 will ensure that everyone on board receives first-class service throughout your holiday.

Luxury yacht MIDNIGHT SUN is ready for charter in the Western Mediterranean from €88,000-€98,000 per week plus expenses, with an impressive September rate of €70,000. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to make a booking today.

Charter superyacht Koi in the Eastern Mediterranean

August 31, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Superyacht KOI (ex.SURPRISE) is available for charter in the Eastern Mediterranean. Built by McMullen & Wing in 2001 and last refitted in 2014, she features the engineering and interior and exterior styling of Setzer Design Group.

Superyacht KOI - Built by McMullen & Wing

Superyacht KOI – Built by McMullen & Wing

At the International Superyachts Society Awards 2002, she won the Best Power 32m-43m category, proving her engine’s performance and efficiency.

Motor yacht KOI - Main salon

Motor yacht KOI – Main salon

Gather together in the warm and contemporary main salon for morning coffee, before heading off to discover the beauty of the Eastern Mediterranean up close. The formal dining area will seat 6 guests for an intimate and memorable dining experience with a great selection of wines to complement any meal.

Luxury yacht KOI - Formal dining area

Luxury yacht KOI – Formal dining area

On the main deck aft, there is an alfresco dining area and steps lead down to the spacious cockpit, where everyone can lounge beside the water’s edge. As an alternative venue, the sundeck is balanced between a large alfresco dining area and a generous sunpads area.

Motor yacht KOI - Sundeck alfresco dining and sunpads

Motor yacht KOI – Sundeck alfresco dining and sunpads

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

  • 4 x kayaks
  • 1 x jet ski
  • 1 x windsurfer
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • 1 x kneeboard
  • water skis
  • Scuba diving gear
  • snorkelling gear
  • fishing equipment, and
  • inflatable and towable toys

While in transit, the comprehensively equipped gym has everything guests need to maintain a fitness regime.

Superyacht KOI - Master suite

Superyacht KOI – Master suite

The accommodation is designed to sleep 8-9 guests over 4 cabins: 1 Master suite, 2 double cabins and 1 twin cabin. A professional crew 7 will provide everything you and your guests require for a relaxing time in the world’s favourite charter grounds.

Motor yacht KOI is available in the Eastern Mediterranean from €75,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information.

Luxury charter yacht Lionshare ready for the Caribbean and Bahamas

August 31, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

40m/130ft Heesen superyacht LIONSHARE (ex.CATALONIAN) is returning to the charter market this autumn and she will be available in the sparkling Caribbean and Bahamas.

Superyacht LIONSHARE - Built by Heesen

Superyacht LIONSHARE – Built by Heesen

Luxury yacht LIONSHARE was built by Heesen in 1987 and last updated in 2012. Mulder Design was responsible for her engineering and exterior design, while Art Line created her interior appearance.

Motor yacht LIONSHARE - Main salon

Motor yacht LIONSHARE – Main salon

The main salon is a beautiful modern environment using a colour scheme of pale white and chocolate browns. The air-conditioned interior is an ideal place for guests to rest and recuperate after hours spent on the beaches and in the seas of the exotic Caribbean islands, and lunch or dinner in the forward formal dining area will be a welcome treat.

Superyacht LIONSHARE - Formal dining area

Superyacht LIONSHARE – Formal dining area

Guests looking to spend as much time as possible outdoors on their holiday will find the shaded main deck aft a great setting for unwinding with reading material or listening to music, and the location is ideal for quickly accessing the swim platform for sunbathing beside the water or for heading off on the tender to one great beach after another.

“Superyacht LIONSHARE is available for charter in the Caribbean and Bahamas this winter from $105,000-$140,000 USD per week plus expenses. Get ahead and reserve your dates by contacting CharterWorld today.”

Luxury yacht LIONSHARE - Main deck aft at night

Luxury yacht LIONSHARE – Main deck aft at night

Guests looking for a quiet and comfortable spot to watch television or read away from the clamour of the main group will find the skylounge perfectly to their linking, with enough space on the sofas and arm chairs for more intimate conversations without as many distractions.

Motor yacht LIONSHARE - Upper deck aft alfresco dining and sunbathing

Motor yacht LIONSHARE – Upper deck aft alfresco dining and sunbathing

Treat yourself to a lavish afternoon of lazing in the sun on the upper deck aft, where the large alfresco dining table provides for group meals and allows you to experience every location you visit up close. After your delicious meal, rest on the sun loungers and savour a drink from the outdoor fridge, ensuring quick service for all guests on any occasion.

Superyacht LIONSHARE - Sundeck Jacuzzi

Superyacht LIONSHARE – Sundeck Jacuzzi

Rest in the warmth surrounded by the exceptional vistas of the French West Indies and the Exumas Islands when you soak in the sundeck Jacuzzi. Watch the world pass by and dry off on the sunpads, which also make an excellent place to lie out and watch a starry night sky.

Superyacht LIONSHARE comes with an excellent selection of water toys for exploring above and below such amazing locations as the BVIs and the Windward Islands and Leeward Islands. The collection includes:

  • 2 x jet skis
  • 2 x kayaks
  • sea scooters
  • water skis
  • Scuba diving equipment
  • snorkelling rquipment
  • fishing gear, and
  • towable toys
Luxury yacht LIONSHARE - Master suite

Luxury yacht LIONSHARE – Master suite

The on board accommodation is designed to sleep a maximum of 12 guests over 5 cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. A professional crew of 8 will ensure that everyone on board has a stellar charter experience among the lush islands of the Caribbean.

Superyacht LIONSHARE is available for charter in the Caribbean and Bahamas this winter from $105,000-$140,000 USD per week plus expenses. Get ahead and reserve your dates by contacting CharterWorld today.

Vripack unveils new MCP 120 luxury yacht concept

August 31, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Vripack has revealed details about its latest collaboration – the MCP 120 – with Brazilian shipyard MCP Yachts. Designed for a South American owner with a large family, the 36.5m/120ft luxury yacht is comprised of an unusual layout to ensure optimal space usage enhanced by the natural environment.

MCP 120 - Naval architecture by Vripack for MCP Yachts

MCP 120 – Naval architecture by Vripack for MCP Yachts

“Creating maximum space value on a 120’er required a creative approach to space planning” said Bart Bouwhuis, Creative Director at Vripack. “A very energetic co-creation process between the Owner, MCP and our team lead to a perfectly sensible yet highly unconventional layout. ”

The main deck contains the Owners’ stateroom and two guest suites, while the lower deck is home to the two VIP staterooms. The upper deck has a forward lounge with an asymmetrical balcony for family privacy, while the aft interior is also a communal space and leads out onto the expansive outdoor deck area.

“We are known for our high-quality aluminum semi-planning yachts” MCP President and CEO Manoel Chaves commented. “Vripack designed a new hull which allows for very high level of comfort even in rougher weather while maintaining her semi planning characteristics. This will give the family a long reach of sailing destination within a shorter time while they all enjoy wonderful valuable family moments on board.

Concept design of the MCP 120 superyacht from Vripack and MCP Yachts

Concept design of the MCP 120 superyacht from Vripack and MCP Yachts

“The result of this design identifies clearly why I wanted Vripack to work creatively, side by side with us, for at least the next seven or seventy times seven years. Their Award Winning Holistic team of 80 with over 7000 ships under their belt since 1961 and a hawk-eye focus on their ‘Better Boats in Less Time’ pledge makes them a highly capable addition to our own skilled team”.

The MCP 120 will achieve a range of 3,500 nautical miles using 2 x CAT C32 Acerts 1.925 mHP engines, allowing for a long range speed of almost 11 knots and a top speed of 21 knots. Sleeping 11 guests over 5 cabins, there will also be 4 crew cabins to accommodate a crew of 8.