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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 Lioness V in the Mediterranean at a reduced rate for 2 weeks

August 17, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Update: M/Y LIONESS V is now offering her fantastic special rate in the Mediterranean in  September for one-week charters instead of two.

Charter superyacht LIONESS V (ex.LIONHEART) in the Mediterranean and receive a special discounted rate of €325,000 per week plus expenses from the 29th of August on bookings of 1 week along the Amalfi Coast.

Motor yacht LIONESS V - Built by Benetti

Motor yacht LIONESS V – Built by Benetti

This immaculate Benetti superyacht was built in 2006 and has excellent amenities to match her gorgeous interiors, including a steam room and home cinema, and the Michelin trained chef will ensure that every mealtime is a sumptuous treat. Stefano Natucci is responsible for her exterior styling while Argent Design created her luscious interiors.

Superyacht LIONESS V - Main saloon

Superyacht LIONESS V – Main saloon

With fold-back glass doors for an indoor-outdoor flow, the main salon can host large audiences to bring everyone together for a special occasion. The large, plush seating areas are designed for guests to gather together for conversation, while the main deck aft bar has a great selection to keep guests hydrated.

“Luxury yacht LIONESS V is ready for charter in the Mediterranean from €425,000-€650,000 per week plus expenses, or at €325,000 per week plus expenses for two weeks from the 29th of August. To find out more, contact CharterWorld.”

Superyacht LIONESS V - Main deck aft

Superyacht LIONESS V – Main deck aft

The formal dining area forward of the main salon offers a sophisticated and intimate environment perfect for marking any event with close friends and family. As an alternative place to dine surrounded by the spectacular evening views of Amalfi, Salerno or Capri, the upper deck aft hosts a large alfresco dining table for Michelin quality meals throughout your charter.

Motor yacht LIONESS V - Sundeck

Motor yacht LIONESS V – Sundeck

On cooler evenings, the sundeck skylounge is a comfortable retreat that retains all the glamour of the main salon, while the sunpad-surrounded Jacuzzi offers a warm place to unwind with good company and a drink from the nearby bar.

Superyacht LIONESS V is a PADI Certified Dive Centre and comes with a choice selection of water toys for use in the Western Mediterranean, including:

  • 2 x jet skis
  • 2 x Seabobs
  • a waterslide, and
  • inflatable and towable toys
Luxury yacht LIONESS V - Master Suite

Luxury yacht LIONESS V – Master Suite

The accommodation layout is designed to sleep up to 12 guests over 6 cabins: 1 Master suite, 3 double cabins and 1 twin cabin. A fantastic crew of 19 will ensure that everyone on board has a relaxing and memorable time in the world’s most favourite charter grounds.

Luxury yacht LIONESS V is ready for charter in the Mediterranean from €425,000-€650,000 per week plus expenses, or at €325,000 per week plus expenses for one week from the 29th of August. To find out more, contact CharterWorld or compare her to other superyachts available for charter in the Mediterranean.

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.

Explore the Western Mediterranean aboard stunning M/Y Elixir

August 10, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

The summer season is in full swing and there are plenty of events still to attend on a luxury charter in the Western Mediterranean, with the Cannes Yachting Festival and the Monaco Yacht Show coming up in September – and 55m/181ft superyacht ELIXIR is the perfect choice to see and do it all.

M/Y ELIXIR - Built by Amels

M/Y ELIXIR – Built by Amels

Built in 2016, this Amels luxury yacht features the exterior styling of Tim Heywood Design and interiors from Laura Sessa, two renowned designers that have created handsome living spaces using Makassar wood accents and comfortable contemporary furnishings. Among the amenities is a cinema in the skylounge as well as a grand piano for live entertainment, plus an expansive beach club and sauna for an opulent treat.

Luxury yacht ELIXIR - Main salon and formal dining area with Makassar wood furnishings

Luxury yacht ELIXIR – Main salon and formal dining area with Makassar wood furnishings

Using matt and glossy textures and a neutral palette, the main salon is a calming modern interior designed for comfort as well as function: The seating is positioned close to the wide windows for the best natural light and views while you and your guests chat over a coffee and make plans for your next destination. In the evening, the lighting will ensure that the activity continues, and the formal dining area that seats up to 10 guests has the same benefits for guests enjoying a sumptuous feast from an expert chef.

Motor yacht ELIXIR - Skylounge cinema setup

Motor yacht ELIXIR – Skylounge cinema setup

The deep sofas of the skylounge are ready for guests to stretch out and recover from a long and satisfying day of exploring the many museums and galleries of the French Riviera. Continue the entertainment with live music from the grand piano after a wonderful alfresco meal on the upper deck aft. Spend the evening under a sparkling sky on the sunpad seating along the stern, and revel in the quiet serenity of your anchorages.

“Charter superyacht ELIXIR from the Western Mediterranean from €275,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld to reserve your preferred dates now.”

Party the night away on the split-level sundeck, where the upper forward section is home to a number of sun loungers and provides easy access to the impressive spa pool. The outdoor lounging area and alfresco dining spot is serviced by the nearby bar, so that all guests effortlessly receive everything they require for a refreshing time surrounded by the magnificent sights of Mount Vesuvius in Naples or the historic settlements of Toulon or Amalfi.

There is an amazing selection of water toys available on board for all ages and fitness levels, including:

  • 4 x paddleboards
  • 2 x jet skis
  • 2 x Seabobs
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • water skis, and
  • inflatable and towable toys
Superyacht ELIXIR - Master suite

Superyacht ELIXIR – Master suite

The accommodation is designed to sleep up to 12 guests over 5 cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom, 1 double cabin and 2 twin cabins. A professional crew of 13 will ensure that everyone on board has a fantastic holiday among the stunning sights of such destinations as the South of France and the Italian Riviera.

Charter superyacht ELIXIR from the Western Mediterranean from €275,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld to reserve your preferred dates now.

Explore Italy and the Western Mediterranean aboard charter yacht 11.11

July 12, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Spectacular 63m/207ft motor yacht 11.11 is ready for charter in Italy and surrounding destinations in the Western Mediterranean.

Built by Benetti in 2015 and finished to a high standard by the shipyard’s in-house team, she was the winner of the Displacement Motor Yachts of 500GT to 1,299GT category at the World Superyacht Awards 2016 as well as 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.

Luxury yacht 11.11 - Built by Benetti. Photo credit Jeff Brown

Luxury yacht 11.11 – Built by Benetti. Photo credit Jeff Brown

Whether chartering as a family group or to celebrate a special occasion, the highly polished interior is an extravagant treat, using an open plan layout perfect for parties and gathering all guests together in the same place.

Superyacht 11.11 - Main salon and formal dining area. Photo credit Jeff Brown

Superyacht 11.11 – Main salon and formal dining area. Photo credit Jeff Brown

The glittering formal dining area combines high-end glamour and contemporary comfort to suit any occasion for up to 12 guests.

Relax in the shade on the main deck aft and take a morning coffee together before heading down to the beach club for a morning in the sunshine beside the gently lapping waves.

“Superyacht 11.11 is ready for charter in the Western Mediterranean from €650,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld to find out more now.”

The skylounge offers an alternative venue for guests looking for private conversation away from the bustle of the main group.

Motor yacht 11.11 - Upper deck alfresco dining. Photo credit Jeff Brown

Motor yacht 11.11 – Upper deck alfresco dining. Photo credit Jeff Brown

Spend as much of your holiday as possible surrounded by the beauty of Western Mediterranean locations such as Amalfi, Corsica and Sardinia on the upper deck aft, where guests can dine alfresco before watching the sunset from the seating along the stern.

Superyacht 11.11 - Bow jacuzzi and sunning area. Photo credit Jeff Brown

Superyacht 11.11 – Bow jacuzzi and sunning area. Photo credit Jeff Brown

The bow has been turned into a spectacular sunbathing area with sunpads surrounding a Jacuzzi shaded by sun umbrellas and a plush seating area nearby where guests can take in the views and the invigorating sea air.

Among her excellent collection of water toys is an inflatable climbing wall, a floating pool, a windsurfer and kayaks as well as inflatable and towable toys.

Luxury yacht 11.11 - Master suite. Photo credit Jeff Brown

Luxury yacht 11.11 – Master suite. Photo credit Jeff Brown

The on board accommodation is designed to sleep up to 12 guests across 6 cabins: 2 Master suites, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. Her expert crew of 16 will ensure that no matter the occasion, every guest receives the same high level of service.

Superyacht 11.11 is ready for charter in the Western Mediterranean from €650,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld to find out more now.

Sailing yacht Xnoi available for Mediterranean charters

July 11, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

31m/101ft sailing yacht XNOI is ready for charter in the Mediterranean, providing guests with a quality Perini Navi build with the interior and exterior styling of Nauta Design.

Sailing yacht XNOI - Built by Perini Navi

Sailing yacht XNOI – Built by Perini Navi

Built in 2012, her stylish contemporary interiors have a proven reputation with charter guests:

“The sailing holiday was great. We especially enjoyed the food. Roberto is a great cook and Stefano the captain was very nice and helpful as well. The crew and overall experience was perfect!”

– Charter guests, French Riviera, June 2013

A finalist at the World Superyacht Awards 2013 and the Showboats Design Awards 2013, luxury yacht XNOI represents excellent performance and efficiency in a charter yacht:

  • Best Sailing Yacht in 30m to 40m size range (WSA 2013)
  • Naval Architecture Award: Sailing Yachts (SDA 2013)
  • Interior Layout Award: Sailing Yachts (SDA 2013)
Luxury yacht XNOI - Upper salon

Luxury yacht XNOI – Upper salon

Light floods into the split-level salon from the windows surrounding upper-level windows, providing a bright and airy dining experience between family and friends.

Sailing yacht XNOI - Lower salon

Sailing yacht XNOI – Lower salon

The comfortable lower salon perfect for guests to gather, offering plenty of seating and entertainment with films on the widescreen TV.

Sailing yacht XNOI - Deck with sunpads and alfresco dining in cockpit

Sailing yacht XNOI – Deck with sunpads and alfresco dining in cockpit

Take in the atmosphere of Amalfi or Naples and dine alfresco in the cockpit, before wearing off your lunch while sunbathing on the sunpads. Once you reach your secluded anchorage, make use of the swim platform and play in the clear blue waters of the Western Mediterranean.

Luxury yacht XNOI has a great range of water toys available: speak to a friendly broker at CharterWorld for more information.

S/Y XNOI - Twin cabin

S/Y XNOI – Twin cabin

The on board accommodation is designed to sleep up to 10 guests over 4 cabins: 1 Master suite and 3 twin cabins. A professional crew of 4 will ensure that everyone on board has a fantastic charter experience while sailing through Italy and the South of France.

Luxury yacht XNOI is ready for charter in the Mediterranean from €55,000-€60,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and reserve your preferred dates today.

Special offer: Reduced August rates for Western Mediterranean charter yacht Twizzle

July 11, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Grab a bargain Western Mediterranean charter this summer with 58m/189ft sailing yacht TWIZZLE, offered at a reduced rate this August.

Sailing yacht TWIZZLE - Built by Royal Huisman

Sailing yacht TWIZZLE – Built by Royal Huisman

Built by Royal Huisman in 2010 and last refitted in 2015, she features the interior styling of Todhunter Earle, while her exterior styling is the work of Redman Whiteley Dixon. A multi-award winning yacht, she was also a finalist and received a special commendation for her design:

Winner:

  • Interior Design Award: Sailing Yachts (Showboats Design Awards 2011)
  • Recreational Area for Guest Use Award (SDA 2011)
  • Best Sail 40 M+ (International Superyacht Society Awards 2011)
  • Best Interior (ISSA 2011)

Finalist:

  • Exterior Design & Styling Award: Sailing Yachts (Showboats Design Awards 2011)

Special commendation:

  • Best Sailing Yacht in 45m+ size range (World Superyacht Awards 2011)
Luxury yacht TWIZZLE - Main salon

Luxury yacht TWIZZLE – Main salon

The sophisticated and contemporary main salon is the perfect place to receive guests and start your day, with sunlight pouring in from the extensive band of windows and also allowing for sweeping views of your Mediterranean destination. The beautifully laid out interior provides numerous lounging areas for guests, including a flybridge salon as well as a main salon and forward formal dining area that doubles as a TV room.

Superyacht TWIZZLE - Aft cockpit

Superyacht TWIZZLE – Aft cockpit

Towards the aft, guests can dine alfresco on the impressive deck and take in the invigorating summer sea air while dining on three-course meals prepared by an expert chef. The aft seating cockpit offers the perfect place for guests to relax and unwind in the sunshine after hours spent exploring the winding coastlines of Amalfi, Naples or Nice with the water toys.

Sailing yacht TWIZZLE comes with a great selection of water toys, and the collection includes:

  • 2 x kayaks
  • water skis
  • wakeboards
  • Scuba diving equipment, and
  • snorkelling equipment

The on board accommodation is designed to sleep up to 8 guests over 4 cabins: 1 Master suite, 2 double cabins and 1 double cabin convertible to a twin. A professional crew of 11 will provide everything your guests require for a fantastic charter experience in the Mediterranean.

Luxury yacht TWIZZLE is available for charter in the Western Mediterranean from €235,000 per week plus expenses, offering a huge saving on her usual high season rates. Contact CharterWorld to find out more and secure your dates aboard this elegant sailing yacht today.

Special Offer: Charter Luxury Superyacht Axioma in July At Reduced Price

June 14, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

A great luxury yacht charter opportunity is available early July this summer. Luxury superyacht Axioma is offering a reduced rate of EUR€540,000 per week plus expenses.

Superyacht Axioma (ex. Red Square)

Superyacht Axioma (ex. Red Square)

Launched by Dunya Yachts in 2013, Axioma is a stunning 72m luxury yacht, which boasts an excellent interior design by Alberto Pinto. The incredibly calm and light ambiance resembles of a beach-style villa, which also boasts great amenities.

Superyacht Axioma

Superyacht Axioma

Luxury superyacht Axioma boasts a large salon with open gallery and direct access to the beach club. Axioma’s charter guests can cool off on the hottest day in the huge infinity pool. located on the main deck, relax in sauna and massage room and enjoy an evening watching a movie in on 3D cinema entertainment system.

“If your plans this summer include visiting the best places of the Mediterranean, such as Portofino, Amalfi, Nice and Monaco then you have to secure Axioma for charter, as she offers an incredible special deal in early July. Contact CharterWorld now for more information.”

The master bedroom is located on the owner’s deck, which includes a walk0in wardrobe, luxury bathroom facilities, and a lounge. Further guest accommodation is split across five well-appointed staterooms.

Charter yacht Axioma

Charter yacht Axioma

What can be better than enjoying the stunnign views of the French and Italian Rivieras from the sundeck, when chartering a superyacht? Motor yacht Axioma also offers plenty of space for socialising and entertainment on the bridge deck, which has a delux Jacuzzi tub and large sunbeds, as well a sliding type sea terrace.

If your plans this summer include visiting the best places of the Mediterranean, such as Portofino, Cinque Terre, Nice and Monaco then you have to secure Axioma for charter, as she offers an incredible special deal in early July. Contact CharterWorld now for more information.

Alternatively, you can view a selection of luxury yachts available for charter in the Western and Eastern Mediterranean.

Summer Season Starts Now: 10 of the Best Superyacht Photos so far

June 12, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Summer is here, and the yachting season has started! The coolest superyachts have already arrived in the best ports and marinas of Monaco, St Tropez, Nice, Cannes, Portofino, Capri, Amalfi and Ibiza. Luxury charter yachts are well-prepared to take their guests on a vacation of a lifetime. Here are 10 of the best superyacht summer photos so far.

LIONHEART | Benetti | 90m | 2016 |

Benetti‘s largest yacht to date, Lionheart is a real head-turner. This dramatically beautiful displacement vessel was spotted in Ibiza a few days ago. The sporty exterior profile and curved superstructure make this lady one of the most famous superyachts. Motor yacht Lionheart has a number of outstanding features, such private balconies, enormous living spaces and an impressive speed of 18 knots. Lionheart was built by Benetti’s repeat client, who replaced his 63.50-metre Lionheart (now known as Lioness V), which is now one of the most popular charter yachts.

Superyacht Lionheart in Marina Ibiza. Photo credit marko.dudukovic

Superyacht Lionheart in Marina Ibiza. Photo credit marko.dudukovic

 

CLOUD 9 | CRN | 74m | 2017

Launched in early 2017, superyacht Cloud 9 is a superb luxury vessel built by CRN. She boasts innovative design and outstanding technical aspects. A team of talented designers and engineers, including Zuccon International Project and Andrew Winch, worked on this impressive superyacht. Cloud 9 has a perfect balance between the interior and exterior living spaces, creating light and bright atmosphere onboard and an experience of being close to the sea. Cloud 9 is among the best superyacht newly available for charter. Her onboard accommodation is designed to sleep 12 guests in 6 spacious cabins. Don’t miss an opportunity to charter this beauty. Contact our charter brokers.

Cloud 9. Photo credit Raphael Belly

Cloud 9. Photo credit Raphael Belly

 

SAILING YACHT A | Nobiskrug | 143m | 2016

You have probably already seen tonnes of different pictures of Sailing Yacht A. She is, indeed, the most talked about yacht these days. The fact that she is currently in the Mediterranean makes it appealing for yacht spotters to take greats shot of the vessel. Here is Sailing yacht A’  close-up photo: take a look at this huge fold out terrace, from which you can see a bit of her highly secretive interior design. Sailing Yacht A’s internal images have not been released until now, although the yacht was launched last year.

Sailing yacht A. Photo by alvaroaparicio

Sailing yacht A. Photo by @alvaroaparicio

 

AVIVA | Abeking & Rasmussen | 98M | 2017

The largest ever built by Abeking & Rasmussen, the 98 Aviva is another great superyacht from the 2017 launches. She was designed by Reymond Langdon Design, who penned the yacht’s striking exterior design and head-spinning blue hull. Motor yacht Aviva includes a large number of innovative features. Her curvaceous hull provides excellent seakeeping capabilities combined with 20% in drag. Aviva boasts a hybrid drive system, which allows a speed of 11 knots while running solely on her electric motors. Silence and smooth cruising are some of Aviva’s significant characteristics.

Superyacht Aviva. Photo credit superyachts gibraltar

Superyacht Aviva. Photo credit @superyachts_gibraltar

 

OCTOPUS | Lurssen | 126m | 2003

Built by Lurssen shipyard and launched in 2003, luxury mega yacht OCTOPUS measures an impressive 126 metres and belongs the fleet of the largest and most recognisable superyachts in the world. OCTOPUS superyacht is renowned not only for its ultra-luxurious amenities but also for her involvement in numerous expedition projects, scientific research and rescue operations. One of the research operations in 2015 included the discovery of the WW2 warship, Musashi.

Octopus. Photo credit Julien Hubert

Octopus. Photo credit Julien Hubert

 

DILBAR | Lurssen | 156m | 2016 & ECLIPSE | Blohm & Voss | 162.50 m | 2010

The second largest and the fourth largest superyacht in the world were photographed in Monaco last week. Mega yacht Dubai is currently the largest in the world in terms of gross tonnage. However, Eclipse had lost her title of the largest yacht in terms of length, when Lurssen launched their 180m Azzam in 2013. Nevertheless, Eclipse is a magnificent vessel, with an estimated value of $400 million. As for Dilbar, she won the “Motor Yacht of the Year” award at the World Superyacht Awards held in May 2017 in Italy.

Dilbar and Eclipse in Monaco. Photo by Carol Feith

Dilbar and Eclipse in Monaco. Photo by Carol Feith

 

TITAN | Abeking & Rasmussen | 78.40m | 2010

Superyacht Titan is the third yacht in the 78m series, launched by Abeking & Rasmussen of Germany. Her naval architecture was developed by the yard’s in-house team, while Reymond Langton created her striking exterior styling. This outstanding 78.43-metre motor yacht can accommodate 14 guests in 7 staterooms, as well as provide accommodation for an excellent and highly professional crew of 19 members. The 2010-launched yacht Titan was built according to Lloyds Register of Shipping and MCA standards.

Motor Yacht Titan in Monte Carlo. Photo via @theyachtguy

Motor Yacht Titan in Monte Carlo. Photo via @theyachtguy

 

YAS | ADM Shipyard | 141m | 2011

The spectacular 141-metre mega yacht Yas was photographed in Port Gibraltar. It’s interesting that Yas looks very different from various angles. You can view more incredible photos here. Mega yacht Yas was built by ADM Shipyards in 2011. Striking exterior of this yacht features smooth curves and lots of glass in the superstructure, which resemble the shape of a dolphin. This floating heaven has a large variety of lavish amenities, including an enormous swimming pool, spa, a helicopter pad and a massive garage with water toys. Yas can accommodate 60 guests and 56 crew members.

Yas. Photo credit @superyachts_gibraltar

Yas. Photo credit @superyachts_gibraltar

 

EXCELLENCE V | Abeking & Rasmussen | 60m | 2012

Superyacht EXCELLENCE V was designed by bespoke Reymond Langton and launched by Abeking Rasmussen in 2012. Luxury motor yacht EXCELLENCE V boasts a stunning exterior profile with elegant lines and measures 60m.  She can accommodate 12 charter guests in 7 beautiful cabins and is available for charter in the Western Mediterranean from  EUR€ 595,000 per week plus expenses. The accommodation layout comprises of a large master suite forward on the upper deck, four double and two twin cabins. The master suite and has a private lobby and a king size centre lined bed, 180-degree panoramic views, marble en-suite facilities, separate study and private forward facing balcony complete with ample sun pads and Spa Pool tub. A crew of 15 professionals will make sure charter guests will have a fantastic vacation abroad Excellence V.

Excellence V. photo by @she_is_a_wanderess

Excellence V. Photo by @she_is_a_wanderess

 

AMERICA’S CUPBERMUDA

Not only the Mediterranean region has been celebrating the beginning of the new charter season: Bermuda is currently hosting a great yachting event – the 35th America’s Cup. The 35th Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Match starts on June 17th, 2017 and you still can secure a luxury superyacht for charter to attend the event. Watch the race from the best spots – contact CharterWorld now to make a booking.

America's Cup Village. Photo credit Christopher scholey

America’s Cup Village. Photo credit Christopher Scholey

Top 15 Superyachts with Helicopters

April 28, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

With plenty of various amenities, superyachts offer comfortable and truly opulent travel experience, while yacht helicopters are an essential part of it. Just imagine: you can reach the most remote destinations to explore some hidden gems in the finest yachting locations in the world or land in busy city centres. All that includes total flexibility of point-to-point travelling, getting you to places you need to be at in luxury and style. The magnificent charter yachts nowadays offer the ultimate fun experiences for you and your group, including heli-fishing, heli-skiing and private island dining, due to their capabilities of landing and carrying helipads. Let’s take a look at the top 15 private and charter yachts with helicopters.

1. Amarula Sun (ex. Mine Games)

The incredible 50m charter superyacht Amarula Sun offers everything her guests would wish to have on a charter yacht: a spa pool with a swim-up bar, huge sun pads, BBQ area, gym, Xbox, Playstation, Plasma TV with satellite connection and luxury dining spaces are among her outstanding amenities. Amazing yacht charter experience is guaranteed. The guests have the opportunity of travelling to and from Amarula Sun by helicopter, as her sundeck area can serve as a touch-and-go heli pad. Amarula Sun can sleep 10-12 charter guests and is available for charters in the Bahamas and Florida from US$ 195,000.

Amarula Sun (ex. Mine Games) with helicopter

Amarula Sun (ex. Mine Games) with helicopter

 2. Cloudbreak

Cloudbreak is certainly one of the most popular superyachts of 2016. There is no wonder, as the team of acclaimed engineers and designers worked on the naval architecture, as well as her interior and exterior. She is a 72m expedition yacht, capable of cruising anywhere in the world. This head-turning floating masterpiece has some special features including a Jacuzzi, exercise equipment, an elevator operated on all decks, and a large tender garage.  Charter Cloudbreak this summer from €750,000 per week plus expenses.

Motor Yacht Cloud Break - top view. Photo credit @brandondax

Motor Yacht Cloud Break – top view. Photo credit @brandondax

 3. Lady Christine

Undoubtedly, the list of the top 15 superyachts and their helicopters has to include a Feadship superyacht. The bespoke Dutch shipyard is best known for building exceptional quality superyachts. Motor yacht Lady Christine is one of those. Not only Lady Christine provides absolute comfort to her guests, but she also has an enormous storage space for a rescue boat, a large tender and a small sailing boat. This section of the vessel also serves as a helipad and stores two helicopter fuel tanks.

Lady Christine and helicopter

Lady Christine and helicopter

4. Attessa IV

Upon her re-launch in 2010 Attessa IV became the largest superyacht in North America. She made it to the top 25 largest yachts in the world, and back in 2010 was at the 23rd position. Originally built by Hayashikane Zosen Kk in 1999 and called Evergreen, she was sold to a new owner in 2007. She underwent an extensive rebuilt by Washington Yachting Group, where she was also extended by 30 feet. Attessa IV accommodates 36 guests, assisted by 21 crew members. This massive five-level yacht measures 100.60 metres and features a helipad on the upper aft deck and forepeak.

Attessa IV. Photo credit @rickyracer

Attessa IV. Photo credit @rickyracer

5. Garçon

Although Garcon is not an opulent superyacht but a fast yacht support vessel, she deserves the praise for carrying a huge luxurious helicopter, as this is what support vessels are for. Built specifically to serve Lurssen mega yacht Ace and to carry her water toys and tenders, Garcon measures 67m LOA.  Garcon also features a fully SOLAS certified helipad with 5,000 kg take-off weight for commercial use. Garson was built and launched in 2012 by Damen Shipyards, and in 2013 was honoured with the ISS Awards of Distinction for Innovation.

Garcon. Photo credit Jeff Brown

Garcon. Photo credit Jeff Brown

6. Sunrays

Motor yacht Sunrays was launched in 2010 by Oceanco, and in the same year received an award for the “Best Power Yacht over 65 metres” at the ISS Design and Leadership Award Ceremony. Her striking teal coloured aluminium hull is a work of Bjorn Johansson Design, while the interior styling is by famous Terence Disdale. Sunray’s heavenly interior design is unique, and have an airy and welcoming ambience. Indulge in luxury and add a helicopter ride when booking Sunrays this for charter in the Mediterranean.

Sunrays at Abu Dhabi Yas Marina. Photo @yachthelicopters

Sunrays at Abu Dhabi Yas Marina. Photo @yachthelicopters

7. Luna

If you are into yachts and luxury travelling, you probably know by now that the 155-metre mega yacht Luna is one of the largest yachts with some extraordinary features. She carries a submarine, multipurpose limousines and has not just one, but two helipads. Her 20-metre swimming pool is another wow characteristic. We wish Luna would be available for charter one day, as this expedition yacht could take her charter guests to breathtaking Galapagos, Alaska and the Pacific.

Luna: Helicopter landing. Photo credit Muscapix

Luna: Helicopter landing. Photo credit Muscapix

8. Samar

Motor yacht Samar is a 77m steel-and-aluminum luxury motor yacht designed by Laurent Giles and built by Devonport Yachts of England in 2006.  She is a very large and luxurious charter yacht which boasts everything that can be offered on a private motor yacht. Samar is capable of extended global cruising, where her charter guests will never get bored. Samar has a helipad, a large Spa Pool pool, an open bar, large outdoor living areas, a garage, as well as a movie theatre. Accommodation is offered for 12 guests, assisted by a professional crew of 26. Portofino, NaplesCapri, Amalfi, Monaco, and France are the places she will be available at for charter in summer 2017. She is available from US$ 650,000 per week plus expenses.

Samar. Photo credit @kdewet

Samar. Photo credit @kdewet

9. Skyfall (ex. Mi Sueno)

Skyfall is a symbol of a high-quality motor yacht, which features the latest marine technology and exquisite styling. Launched in 2010 by Trinity Yachts, luxury yacht Skyfall measure 58 metres and offers accommodation for a party of 10. Her cabin configuration consists of a master suite, 2 VIP cabins, one double and one twin. Her name comes from the James Bond famous movie series, which implies that this superyacht surely has an outstanding feature. Aboard Skyfall, the guests will have an opportunity to have delicious breakfast prepared by a private chef and continue the day with taking off in a helicopter to explore the best of Mediterranean. The Ionian Islands, Grenadines, Greece, Turkey, East and West Mediterranean, and Croatia is where motor yacht Skyfall will be available for this summer from $275,000 per week plus expenses.

Skyfall. Photo credit @yachthelicopters

Skyfall. Photo credit @yachthelicopters

10. ICE (ex. AIR)

Motor yacht ICE became the Superyacht of the Year at the 2006 World Superyacht Awards. No doubt that the title of one of one the best yachts in the world implies that ICE is a very special vessel. The two famous designers Terence Disdale and Tim Heywood worked on her interior and exterior respectively. The result is the striking exterior profile and divine interior decor. ICE can sleep 14 guests in 7 well-appointed cabins. She has been spotted in various locations with her massive helicopter.

Superyacht ICE. Photo credit Julien Hubert

Superyacht ICE. Photo credit Julien Hubert

11. Serene

At 134 metres, motor yacht Serene boasts a huge beam of 18.5 metres. Can you image how much luxury living space is offered on board this beauty? Serene provides a full seven decks of exterior and interior space. With an abundance of amenities, this mega yacht stands out among other luxury yachts. The two helicopter landing platforms, an enormous internal sea water pool, several spa pools, plus storage for a large submarine are some of the superb features. Serene has enough space to accommodate 24 guests and 52 crew members.

Superyacht Serene. Photo credit Mark Oconnell

Superyacht Serene. Photo credit Mark O’Connell

12. Madame Gu

Madame Gu is a superyacht that has it all for a luxury vacation in style. A helipad, excellent water toys and tenders, a spa pool and a night club guarantee lots of entertainment to her guests. Although Madame Gu is not available for private luxury charters, we still admire this vessel. She was built by Feadship to the design by De Voogt Naval Architects. Her interior is by Andrew Winch. She has 6 lavish cabins to accommodate 12 guests, and 18 crew cabins to sleep 36 crew members. This floating masterpiece was photographed in Port Vell in Barcelona where is always a very welcomed guest.

Madame Gu. photo credit Jeff Brown

Madame Gu. photo credit Jeff Brown

 13. Triton

Back in 2004 motor yacht Tritone became the largest composite yacht built in the U.S. upon her delivery. Her capabilities include prolonged cruising distances, as well as cruising in the most distant locations. Triton was built for her owner, who is passionate about sports fishing, deep-sea scuba diving, and water games and various activities. Hence, the yacht was built with an advanced hull laminate schedule utilising carbon fibre to ensure strength and durability. Triton’s red-coloured striking helicopter is seen in the photo of her cruising in the icy waters.

Triton and Helicopter

Triton and Helicopter

14. Vibrant Curiosity

Another outstanding superyacht built by Oceanco, Vibrant Curiosity is an 85-metre displacement vessel that turns heads at any port. She was photographers in Auckland, New Zealand with her large helicopter a few weeks ago. This giant luxury vessel can sleep 18 guests in 7 beautifully furnished cabins. A professional crew of 26 professionals take care of everything on board. Vibrant Curiosity reaches a top speed of 20 knots and is powered y a pair of MTU 16V 595 TE70 engines.

Vibrant Curiosity in Auckland. Photo credit CharterWorld

Vibrant Curiosity in Auckland. Photo credit CharterWorld

15. Pegasus VIII (ex PEGASUS V, PRINCESS MARIANA)

At 78.60 metres, luxury motor yacht PEGASUS VIII provides a lot more than you would think. Her amazing interior layout includes a large salon with sophisticated decor, a cinema theatre, formal and casual dining spaces, as well as other great living areas. There are five lavish cabins to accommodate 12 guests. Those who love water activities will love the beach club of Pegasus VIII, which can be “flooded” and therefore provides the easiest access to the water with embarkation and disembarkation inside the yacht. Pegasus VIII is ideal for charter with family and kids. The 12m swimming pool with underwater light, six wave runners, jet-skis and tenders will add extra enjoyment when on a charter vacation. The helipad on board also transforms into golf driving range. Secure motor yacht Pegasus for charter in the Italian and French Rivieras this summer, from US$ 650,000 per week plus expenses.

Pegasus VIII. Photo credit @yachtmasters

Pegasus VIII. Photo credit @yachtmasters

You can view a great selection of luxury yachts available for charter here. To find out more or to make a booking, please contact our friendly charter brokers. They will be able to assist you with all enquiries, as well as provide impartial advice and professional service. With the Mediterranean yachting season being just around the corner, superyachts are booking up very fast. Check out the 2017 Mediterranean charter specials and 10 brand new superyachts for charter.