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Cannes is the epitome of the luxury and glamour, as well as the home to the world-famous Cannes Film Festival. Held each year in May, the event is renowned for hosting the rich and famous from the showbiz industry. But, Cannes is also a fabulous starting point for Western Mediterranean yacht charters along the French Riviera and the close-by islands. When not hosting the famous festival, Cannes is a relatively calm city, protruding the sense of a beech resort. It is situated near such popular destinations as Antibes, Nice, Monaco or St Tropez, which can be easily visited aboard a luxury superyacht.

Thanks to its central position, there is a fantastic selection of vessels available for Cannes yacht charter – anything from fast and sporty motor yachts, performance sailing yachts, or spacious catamarans, right through to ultra-luxurious mega yachts. Our clients will receive made-to-measure charter itineraries, based on their desires and specific requirements. Our professional and experience brokers are at your disposal and will assist you in creating the most memorable and fantastic vacation you have ever experienced.

Below you will find the latest news related to Cannes yacht charter and the superyacht industry. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us for more information.

Live life to the fullest when you charter M/Y Go in the Western Mediterranean

September 26, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Take your time exploring the Western Mediterranean aboard 43m/141ft luxury charter yacht GO: With the end of the summer rush the glamorous cities are yours to explore at leisure for high-end shopping, galleries and entertainment.

Motor yacht GO - Built by Feadship

Motor yacht GO – Built by Feadship

Built in 2010 by Feadship and last refitted in 2015, her exterior styling is the work of De Voogt Architects and the interior is the work of Sinot Yacht Design to provide an exceptional contemporary interior perfect for making your special event even more unforgettable.

She was a finalist in the World Superyacht Awards 2011 for the Best Displacement Motor yacht of below 500GT (30m to approximately 49.9m) category, proving her pedigree from a shipbuilder renowned for performance and beauty.

Luxury yacht GO - Main salon and formal dining area

Luxury yacht GO – Main salon and formal dining area

The open-plan main salon combines the modern trend for minimalism with art deco fittings for a clean and spacious environment ideal for family gatherings and receiving extra guests. Forward of the lounge, the formal dining area seats up to 10 guests for a delicious meal where the focus is placed on the company in the brightly illuminated space that makes this interior a desirable place to unwind at any time of the day.

Superyacht GO - Breakfast alfresco on the upper deck aft

Superyacht GO – Breakfast alfresco on the upper deck aft

As an alternative to the main salon, guests can choose to dine alfresco either on the main deck aft or on the upper deck aft, where there is also seating following the line of the stern for a place to admire the architecture of Cannes or Toulon in the South of France, or Naples along the Amalfi Coast.

“Superyacht GO is ready for charter in the Western Mediterranean from €180,000-€200,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to reserve your preferred dates.”

Motor yacht GO - Skylounge

Motor yacht GO – Skylounge

Inside, the skylounge is ready for an afternoon of sports with refreshments supplied by the nearby bar and at night the cost sofas are perfect for the family to come together and watch a film before bed.

Luxury yacht GO - Sundeck Jacuzzi

Luxury yacht GO – Sundeck Jacuzzi

Night or day, the flybridge is a glamorous place for sitting back and spending some time as a couple or for being the hub to your dockside party thanks to the extensive seating and the forward spa pool with sweeping views of your luscious hidden beach.

Motor yacht GO is a PADI Certified Dive Centre and comes with an excellent selection of water toys, including:

  • 2 x kayaks
  • 2 x wakeboard
  • 1 x jetski
  • 1 x monoski
  • water skis
  • snorkelling equipment
  • fishing gear
  • beach games, and
  • towable toys

There is a barbeque grill available to cook any freshly caught fish.

Superyacht GO - Master suite

Superyacht GO – Master suite

The layout sleeps a maximum of 10 guests across 5 cabins: 1 Master suite and 4 double cabins which can be converted into 2 VIP staterooms. Her expert crew of 9 will provide everything you and your guests require for an excellent holiday among the colourful sights of the Mediterranean.

Superyacht GO is ready for charter in the Western Mediterranean from €180,000-€200,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to reserve your preferred dates.

Resounding success for Azimut and Ferretti Group at the World Yachts Trophies 2017

September 20, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

The results of the World Yachts Trophies 2017 have been announced on the penultimate day of the Cannes Yachting Festival, and both Azimut and Ferretti Group (Ferretti Yachts, Pershing, Riva, Custom Line) have received numerous accolades for this year’s builds, earning 4 awards and five awards respectively.

Ferretti Group won 5 awards at the World Yachts Trophies 2017, including Best Shipyard

Ferretti Group won 5 awards at the World Yachts Trophies 2017, including Best Shipyard

Held at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes, the glamorous evening celebrated the most innovative, high quality, high performance luxury yachts to enter the market over the 2016/2017 period.

The Azimut S7 won Best Yacht Evolution at the World Yachts Trophies 2017

The Azimut S7 won Best Yacht Evolution at the World Yachts Trophies 2017

In addition to the 4 awards won by Azimut, they also received a special acknowledgement for their continued attendance from the inaugural Cannes Yachting Festival held 40 years before.

Ferretti Group in particular has much to celebrate, putting in an impressive turnout of 24 models from 8-37 metres in length at the Cannes Yachting Festival and taking Best Shipyard of the Year along with 4 other awards.

The Cannes Yachting Festival saw excellent turnout from returning exhibitors and customers

The Cannes Yachting Festival saw excellent turnout from returning exhibitors and customers

Results:

Best Shipyard of the Year – Ferretti Group

Most Innovative: Up to 24m – Absolute Yachts (Navetta 73)

Most Achieved: 80-125ft – Azimut (Azimut Grande 27 Metri)

Most Achieved: 50-80ft Riva/Ferretti Group(50-80ft – Riva 56′ Rivale)

Best Technology Evolution – Azimut (Azimut S7)

Best Interior Design: 80-125ft – Azimut (Azimut Grande 35 Metri)

Best Interior Design: 50-80ft – Ferretti Yachts/Ferretti Group (Ferretti Yachts 780)

Best Layout: 164-270ftCRN/Ferretti Group (Cloud 9)

Best Layout: 50-80ft – Azimut (Azimut 60)

Best Exterior Design: 80-125ftCustom Line/Ferretti Group (Custom Line Navetta 33)

Best Exterior Design: 50-80ftFairline Yachts (Targa 63 GTO)

Charter speedy superyacht Lisa IV in the Western Mediterranean

September 19, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

46m/151ft superyacht LISA IV (ex.Z, ARES, AUSPICIOUS) is available for charter in the Western Mediterranean and with her top speed of 33 knots, she is the perfect choice for hopping from island to island or for visiting multiple destinations on a tight time-frame.

Luxury yacht LISA IV - Built by Leopard

Luxury yacht LISA IV – Built by Leopard

Built by Leopard in 2009 and last refitted in 2013, Andrea Bacigalupo created her exterior design and naval architecture, while Cristiano Gatto Design produced her beautiful interiors.

Superyacht LISA IV - Salon interior

Superyacht LISA IV – Salon interior

The brilliant salon interior is a contemporary delight filled with furnishings for the comfort of guests and visitors. The port and starboard windows run the length of the interior, flooding it with natural light and ensuring that even while indoors, every guests can catch the action and never miss a single amazing landmark.

Luxury yacht LISA IV - Main deck aft dining and outdoor salon

Luxury yacht LISA IV – Main deck aft dining and outdoor salon

Outside, the extensive main deck aft is laid out with an alfresco dining table so that guests can spend every minute of the holiday as close to their surroundings as possible. Whether dining in the midday sun or by ambient candlelight, the aft offers a romantic setting with plush aft furnishings for comfortable outdoor living. Alternatively, the bow sunpads are the perfect place to lie out and take a nap while you digest your meal and the Portuguese deck provides an additional living area for quiet reflection at sunrise or under the stars.

“Motor yacht LISA IV is available for charter in the Western Mediterranean from €160,000-€180,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to make a booking.”

Superyacht LISA IV - Sundeck

Superyacht LISA IV – Sundeck

After hours of sightseeing and high-end shopping among the majestic cities of Cannes or Antibes, spend a relaxing evening on the flybridge and soak away your cares in the aft Jacuzzi. Dry off while seated on the soft sofas of the outdoor lounge and marvel at the sweeping views as you move from one incredible location to another.

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

  • 2 x Sea scooters
  • 1 x jet ski
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • water skis
  • snorkelling equipment, and
  • inflatable and towable toys
Motor yacht LISA IV - Master suite

Motor yacht LISA IV – Master suite

The accommodation is designed to sleep a maximum of 12 guests over 5 cabins: 1 Master suite, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. A professional crew of 8 will ensure that you have everything you require for a wonderful and relaxing charter among the beautiful locations of the Mediterranean.

Motor yacht LISA IV is available for charter in the Western Mediterranean from €160,000-€180,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to make a booking.

Charter motor yacht Odessa in the Western Mediterranean

September 18, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Superyacht ODESSA is now available for charter in the Western Mediterranean. Built by Turquoise Yachts in 2007, the interior styling is by H2 Yacht Design for a sophisticated atmosphere to suit special occasions as well as family and friends groups looking for a relaxing and fun-filled adventure.

Motor yacht ODESSA - Built by Turquoise Yachts

Motor yacht ODESSA – Built by Turquoise Yachts

The main salon is the perfect place to receive visitors and gather at the start of the day among lavish surroundings, with lots of plush furnishings in cream and natural tones. There is plenty of lighting from the surrounding lamps as well as the extensive windows running down the port and starboard sides to ensure that you and your guests never miss a single sight in the South of France.

Luxury yacht ODESSA - Main salon

Luxury yacht ODESSA – Main salon

Adjacent to the salon, the formal dining area will seat up to 12 guests in an intimate environment where the focus is placed upon the mouth-watering meals, the guests and the memories.

Motor yacht ODESSA - Formal dining area

Motor yacht ODESSA – Formal dining area

“…The captain, crew and boat were amazing!!!! Thank you so much for arranging all!”

– M/Y ODESSA, BVIs, March 19 – 26 2016

On the main deck aft, a sheltered seating area is perfect for an informal alfresco dining experience, or as a place to rest and dry off after playing in the crystal clear waves of your amazing destinations.

Motor yacht ODESSA - Skylounge

Motor yacht ODESSA – Skylounge

On the upper deck, the skylounge offers an alternative place for guests to unwind indoors and admire the magnificent cities of Cannes and Monaco from the expansive windows, and at night the upper deck aft comes alive with as guests dine alfresco under the stars and socialise along the stern.

Superyacht ODESSA - Sundeck bar, lounge and Jacuzzi

Superyacht ODESSA – Sundeck bar, lounge and Jacuzzi

Arguably the best area on board, the sundeck is covered in sun loungers and seating for alfresco dining, as well as a large Jacuzzi and a bar to serve you and your guests drinks while you relax in style.

50m/164ft luxury yacht ODESSA is a PADI Certified Dive Centre and an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre, and comes with an excellent selection of water toys, including:

  • 2 x Waverunners
  • 1 x laser sail boat
  • 1 x windsurfer
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • water skis
  • beach games
  • snorkelling gear, and
  • inflatable and towable toys

While in transit, guests can wear off excess energy in the gym, which comes with all the equipment needed for a cardio workout.

Luxury yacht ODESSA - Master suite

Luxury yacht ODESSA – Master suite

There is accommodation for a maximum of 10 guests over 5 cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom convertible to a master’s suite office, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. A crew of 12 will provide you and your guests with everything you require for a fantastic charter in the destinations such as the French Riviera and Amalfi Coast.

Luxury yacht ODESSA is available for charter in the Mediterranean from €200,000-€220,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld and reserve your dates today.

Charter stunning superyacht RoMa in the Western Mediterranean

September 15, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

62m/203ft luxury yacht ROMA is ready for charter in the Western Mediterranean, providing guests with sophisticated modern surroundings perfect for entertaining large groups for special occasion or corporate event charters.

M/Y RoMa - Built by Viareggio

M/Y RoMa – Built by Viareggio

Built by Viareggio Superyachts in 2010, Espen Oeino produced her naval architecture and exterior appearance, while Newcruise completed her interior. Among her incredible amenities is a cinema, and a large sundeck spa pool and a lift (elevator) for quick access across the decks for all fitness levels.

The glittering main salon is a bright environment day and night, using plenty of lighting in the coffee tables as well as along the ceiling for an appealing ambiance among the white wooden panels and dark parquet floor. The main salon is centrally located within the open plan layout and the lavish formal dining area is located forward, while the bar is placed aft to also serve guests seated outside in the open air.

Superyacht RoMa - Sundeck aft

Superyacht RoMa – Sundeck aft

Spend your evening entertaining family and friends in the skylounge, where there is plenty of plush seating for guests to gather round and catch up on the day’s events, or to watch a film together before bedtime.

Dine alfresco in style on the upper deck aft with the glamorous cities of Cannes or Monaco as your backdrop. After your meal, settle into the seating along the stern and watch the sky change colour at sunset, or break away from the main group and spend a romantic night on the Portuguese deck.

“Charter luxury yacht ROMA in the Western Mediterranean from €395,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to make a booking.”

Luxury yacht ROMA - Sundeck spa pool

Luxury yacht ROMA – Sundeck spa pool

Sun worshippers will fall in love with the sundeck, where there is a large spa pool with jet currents and a swim-up bar, plus plenty of outdoor lounging in the sun and the shade to the aft.

Superyacht ROMA is a PADI Certified Dive Centre as well as an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre and comes with a great range of water toys, including:

  • 2 x jet skis
  • 2 x Seabobs
  • 2 x kayaks
  • 2 x paddleboards
  • 1 x Waverunner
  • a water slide
  • Scuba diving equipment
  • snorkelling equipment, and
  • inflatable and towable toys

Guests can wear off excess energy while in transit or before bed with the on board gym equipment on the sundeck, which has everything needed to maintain a cardio routine.

Superyacht RoMA - Swim platform seating at night

Superyacht RoMA – Swim platform seating at night

The accommodation layout sleeps a maximum of 12 guests over 6 cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom and 3 double cabins. Her committed crew of 16 will provide everything you and your guests require for a stellar charter experience while cruising in the Mediterranean.

Charter luxury yacht ROMA in the Western Mediterranean from €395,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to make a booking.

5 new superyachts over 40m to spot at the 40th Cannes Yachting Festival

September 12, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

The Cannes Yachting Festival celebrates its 40th anniversary today and the strong turnout from superyacht builders is evidence of the event’s enduring success. Showcasing the latest luxury yachts, products and services, the Cannes Yachting Festival is for many an opportunity to upgrade on-board facilities or even buy a completely new and modern luxury yacht.

40th Anniversary of the Cannes Yachting Festival

40th Anniversary of the Cannes Yachting Festival

Over 600 vessels will be in attendance but of the hundreds of superyachts, only 5 are above 40m/131ft and were launched in 2017. These are the latest and greatest luxury yachts in attendance at the Cannes Yachting Festival:

Andiamo – Baglietto

Baglietto luxury yacht ANDIAMO is attending the Cannes Yachting Festival

Baglietto luxury yacht ANDIAMO is attending the Cannes Yachting Festival

48m/157ft motor yacht ANDIAMO from Baglietto has the interior and exterior styling of Francesco Paszkowski Design in collaboration with Margherita Casprini for a cohesive appearance inside and out. Designed as a family yacht for a Mexican owner, superyacht ANDIAMO contains a cinema room, an infinity pool with waterfall and a large beach club, for which the tender garage was moved forward to create greater space.

Her truly lavish interiors are comprised of onyx and lacquered ebony and the central staircase is made of leather and steel. Spotted cruising in the Mediterranean over the summer, she will make her public debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival and will attend the Monaco Yacht Show at the end of September.

Willow – Benetti

Superyacht WILLOW - Built by Benetti

Superyacht WILLOW – Built by Benetti

The latest addition to the Veloce 140 series, 42m/138ft WILLOW is another exceptional motor yacht from Benetti with the exterior designed by Redman Whiteley Dixon while her glittering white internal living spaces are the work of Andrea Longinotti. Abstract artwork draws the eye through the minimalist contemporary design, where guests’ comfort is paramount.

Luxury yacht WILLOW has a beach club for relaxation beside the water, or guests have the choice of a great selection of water toys aboard this Approved RYA Water Sports Centre.

M/Y WILLOW - Main salon and formal dining area

M/Y WILLOW – Main salon and formal dining area

Superyacht Willow is available for charter in the Western Mediterranean from €154,000-€182,000 per week plus expenses. To find out more about her amenities and current availability, contact CharterWorld.

Razan – Turquoise yachts

Motor yacht RAZAN from Turquoise Yachts. Photo credit Guillaume Plisson

Motor yacht RAZAN from Turquoise Yachts. Photo credit Guillaume Plisson

Built by Turquoise Yachts in collaboration with H2 Yacht Design, 47m/154ft motor yacht RAZAN has glamorous monochrome interiors as sophisticated as her exterior styling and was described by Turquoise Yachts CEO Mehmet Karabeyoglu as:

“…an important landmark in the company’s evolution.”

Superyacht RAZAN - Main salon. Photo credit Guillaume Plisson

Superyacht RAZAN – Main salon. Photo credit Guillaume Plisson

Created to appeal to all ages, the facilities are designed for both relaxation and entertainment with a balance between interior and exterior spaces: The sundeck accommodates a large spa pool and a bar with a lounge area for all-day outdoor living, while the lower deck is home to an extensive beach club as well as a gym and dive centre.

Mangusta 42 – Overmarine

Mangusta Oceano 42 - Built by Overmarine

Mangusta Oceano 42 – Built by Overmarine

Designed by Alberto Mancini and launched in April, the Mangusta 42 represents Overmarine‘s continued commitment to performance and unparalleled comfort. Among the amenities is a bow swimming pool with an infinity-effect waterfall, with two separate sunpads that dip down towards the waterline.  The glazed bottom of the pool forms the skylight to the Master suite below for optimal illumination that adds a beautiful dappled effect to the interior.

Appearance-wise, floor-to-ceiling windows run the length of the port and starboard sides to create a fluid appearance on both the main deck and the upper deck. As a result, the main salon and skylounge both receive plenty of natural light during the day and guests have uninterrupted views of their destination.

The Mangusta 42 has a range of 4,500 nautical miles when cruising at 11 knots and she has reduced noise and vibrations for a quiet night’s rest for all guests.

Elsea – CCN

CCN motor yacht ELSEA at launch

CCN motor yacht ELSEA at launch

50m/164ft all aluminium ELSEA was launched by CCN in April and features the exterior styling talents of Studio Bacigalupo, while Studio Vafiadis took care of the interior decor. She was an innovation for CCN and marked a new era in offering customised luxury yachts to owners interested in performance and interiors that more closely reflected their personality and requirements.

ELSEA is part of the Fuoriserie line of superyachts, and features a sleek white exterior with the power to reach up to 30 knots. The large foredeck is designed for entertaining and the owner requested a top of the line sound system to rival any nightclub’s. The interiors blend art deco with modern trends to create sophisticated lounges for guest relaxation. There are 6 large guest cabins aboard, one of which is a full-beam Master suite.

Charter Heesen superyacht Kijo in the Mediterranean

September 06, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Motor yacht KIJO is available for charter throughout the Mediterranean this September and with a top speed of 25 knots and a cruising speed of 16 knots, she is an excellent choice for visiting multiple destinations on different islands or along a stretch of coast.

Heesen motor yacht KIJO (ex.KOJI)

Heesen motor yacht KIJO (ex.KOJI)

Built by Heesen in 2003, 44m/144ft luxury yacht KIJO has the interior and exterior styling of Tim Heywood for a flowing contemporary appearance with art deco motif to be found in the decorations.

Superyacht KIJO - Bar and lounge

Superyacht KIJO – Bar and lounge

The main salon is a spacious layout that uses warm wooden panelling and silvery accents against pale white furnishings to create an inviting environment for group gatherings at any time of the day.

The formal dining area aboard superyacht KIJO

The formal dining area aboard superyacht KIJO

Forward of the generous lounge, the formal dining area seats up to 8 guests with a fresh setting suited to a savoury Sunday lunch among family and friends. Towards the aft, there is a bar ideally situated for refreshments within the lounge space or while dining alfresco outside in the shade.

Alfresco dining on the main deck aft of luxury yacht KIJO

Alfresco dining on the main deck aft of luxury yacht KIJO

As a substitute option, guests can dine alfresco in style on the sheltered upper deck aft before spending a relaxing afternoon or evening together in the elegant skylounge, ready to receive extra guests for colourful cocktails.

“Charter luxury yacht KIJO in the Mediterranean from €160,000-€175,000 per week plus expenses. To find out more and to reserve your preferred dates, contact CharterWorld now.”

Superyacht KIJO - Skylounge

Superyacht KIJO – Skylounge

The Portuguese deck towards the bow makes for an excellent escape for two from the main group, offering the possibilities of a candle-lit meal and a night under the stars or a simply as a space to relax with a book with an incredible views of such cities as Dubrovnik.

Luxury yacht KIJO - Portuguese deck

Luxury yacht KIJO – Portuguese deck

Take in the spectacular views of Cannes and Capri from the sundeck, where vast sunpads and an outdoor seating area surround the inviting Jacuzzi.

M/Y KIJO is an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre and has a great choice of water toys, including:

  • 2 x Seabobs
  • 2 x jet skis
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • snorkelling equipment, and
  • inflatable toys
The Master suite aboard motor yacht KIJO

The Master suite aboard motor yacht KIJO

The accommodation is arranged to sleep up to 12 guests over 5 cabins: 1 Master suite, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. A professional crew of 8 will provide everything you and your guests require for a relaxing charter holiday in the world’s favourite charter grounds.

Charter luxury yacht KIJO in the Mediterranean from €160,000-€175,000 per week plus expenses. To find out more and to reserve your preferred dates, contact CharterWorld now.

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.

5 amazing luxury charter yachts spotted in August

August 30, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

The summer of 2017 has been a great time for new yacht launches and for the Mediterranean charter season, resulting in plenty of great photo opportunities to the backdrop of amazing locations such as Monaco and Cannes.

These five superyachts snapped in action are all available on the charter market and represent a range of prices and sizes to suit corporate events, special occasions and quick getaways with family and friends. Find out more about their on board facilities and take a look at what’s inside.

Giraud

Motor yacht GIRAUD - Built by Admiral Tecnomar. Photo credit Didier Didairbus

Motor yacht GIRAUD – Built by Admiral Tecnomar. Photo credit: Didier Didairbus

The award-winning superyacht GIRAUD (ex.CACOS V) was spotted cruising along the French Riviera mid-August, showing off her military lines from Italian shipyard Tecnomar, with exterior styling from Luca Dini Design.

Luxury yacht GIRAUD - Formal dining area

Luxury yacht GIRAUD – Formal dining area

While wood remains an accent within the interiors, most of the panelling creates a silvery setting that complements the mirror-like surfaces, modern fixtures and art for an opulent dining environment.

On the sundeck, guests have a choice between a sun-drenched or shaded aft sun bathing and exercising area thanks to a removable bimini cover. Steps lead up to the forward Jacuzzi for easy entry and exit while also creating a flat platform to rest drinks on while conversing and watching family and friends speed by on the jet ski and other water toys.

Superyacht GIRAUD - Alfresco dining and Jacuzzi

Superyacht GIRAUD – Alfresco dining and Jacuzzi

Price: €180,000 per week plus expenses

Charter grounds: South of France

 

Pure One

Luxury yacht PURE ONE - Built by Leopard. Photo credit Didier Didairbus

Luxury yacht PURE ONE – Built by Leopard. Photo credit: Didier Didairbus

Currently cruising around Cannes, motor yacht PURE ONE is in the perfect location to make use of her impressive selection of water toys, among which is Scuba diving equipment, water skis, paddle boards and a waterslide.

Fresh from a 2017 refit, superyacht PURE ONE has an immaculate contemporary interior with timeless detailing for a place that feels like home throughout the charter.

Superyacht PURE ONE - Saloon

Superyacht PURE ONE – Saloon

Even with her sophisticated alfresco lounges and tempting sundeck spa pool, there is another reason to charter M/Y PURE ONE: She cruises at 26 knots and is capable of a top speed of 40 knots – perfect for getting from one destination to the next in no time flat.

Motor yacht PURE ONE - Sundeck

Motor yacht PURE ONE – Sundeck

Price: €150,000-€170,000

Charter grounds: Western Mediterranean

 

Moonlight II

Superyacht MOONLIGHT II - Built by Neorion Shipyard. Photo credit: Didier Didairbus

Superyacht MOONLIGHT II – Built by Neorion Shipyard. Photo credit: Didier Didairbus

Designed for large group charters, motor yacht MOONLIGHT II sleeps 36 guests over 18 cabins and is packed with facilities: A spa, sauna, cinema, gym and helipad ensures that there are plenty of activities, while additional guests can come and go as they please.

Superyacht MOONLIGHT II - Spa

Superyacht MOONLIGHT II – Spa

Ideal for special occasions and for corporate event charters, every guest will feel pampered while on board. Offering 25% her charter price for September, motor yacht MOONLIGHT II is an opportunity not to be missed.

Combining pristine white interiors with vibrant splashes of colour, the main salon and skylounge are both great places to party day or night. Outside, the expansive decks have plenty of seating for large gatherings, and the upper deck hosts two lavish alfresco dining tables for memorable meals out in the open air.

Luxury yacht MOONLIGHT II - Sundeck Jacuzzi and sunpads

Luxury yacht MOONLIGHT II – Sundeck Jacuzzi and sunpads

Price: €595,000-€644,000 with 25% off September charters

Charter grounds: Western Mediterranean, Eastern Mediterranean

 

Black & White

Sunseeker motor yacht BLACK & WHITE. Photo credit: Didier Didairbus

Sunseeker motor yacht BLACK & WHITE. Photo credit: Didier Didairbus

Speedy and sporting a sophisticated monochrome interior, the aptly named luxury yacht BLACK AND WHITE features Art Deco detailing and is an excellent choice for charters with family of all ages and friends: On board space is efficiently used to include a sunpad on the bow plus alfresco dining on the main deck and the flybridge, while inside there is a lavish formal dining area and a bar.

The salon and formal dining area aboard open yacht BLACK AND WHITE

The salon and formal dining area aboard open yacht BLACK AND WHITE

Her selection of water toys will provide hours of fun and her flybridge has a spa pool – an uncommon addition on an open yacht. M/Y BLACK AND WHITE can achieve a top speed of 26 knots and a cruising speed of 20 knots, making her a decisive choice for island hoppers and those looking for diversity in a week-long charter.

Sunskeeker superyacht BLACK AND WHITE - Jacuzzi

Sunskeeker superyacht BLACK AND WHITE – Jacuzzi

Price: €95,000-€105,000

Charter grounds: Western Mediterranean

 

Hokulani

Luxury yachts HOKULANI and SARAH. Photo credit: Didier Didairbus

Luxury yachts HOKULANI and SARAH. Photo credit: Didier Didairbus

Spotted in Monaco, open yacht HOKULANI from Palmer Johnson displays a sleek, eye-catching champagne hull with a flowing interior-exterior design from Nuvolari Lenard. At 46m/151ft with a beam of 8m/28ft her warm interiors offer guests plenty of room for moving around, from the sophisticated formal dining area to the bar and any one of the seating areas, inside or out on the ambient deck.

Motor yacht HOKULANI - Main salon

Motor yacht HOKULANI – Main salon

The bow and stern are fitted with sunpads while the bridge deck holds a number of sun loungers that enjoy sweeping views from the aft. Combined with shaded alfresco dining areas superyacht HOKULANI represents outdoor living at its best.

M/Y HOKULANI comes with a great collection of water toys and also has a top speed of 28 knots and a cruising speed of 22 knots for quick travel to the amazing beaches and culture hotspots of the Western Mediterranean.

Motor yacht HOKULANI - Main deck aft lounge

Motor yacht HOKULANI – Main deck aft lounge

Price: €140,000-€160,000

Charter grounds: Western Mediterranean

 

Contact CharterWorld to find out about the availability of any of the above luxury yachts and for tailored offers.

Special offer: Reduced charters aboard M/Y Andreas L in the Western Mediterranean

August 21, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

60m/197ft superyacht ANDREAS L (ex.AMNESIA) is available for charter in the Western Mediterranean and has a fantastic reduced price for September and October dates.

Luxury yacht ANDREAS L (ex.AMNESIA) - Built by Benetti

Luxury yacht ANDREAS L (ex.AMNESIA) – Built by Benetti

Renowned Italian ship builders Benetti launched her in 2008 and she was last refitted in 2015, she features the design talents of Stefano Natucci and Redman Whiteley Dixon, who worked on her exterior and interior design respectively. Among her features is a swim-up bar and a generous sundeck spa pool, plus a dedicated massage room.

Motor yacht ANDREAS L - Main salon and formal dining area

Motor yacht ANDREAS L – Main salon and formal dining area

Begin you day together in the contemporary main salon, surrounded by natural light and warm wooden panelling that adds to the ambiance of the lounge. The formal dining area occupies the same open plan layout and seats up to 10 guests for a memorable meal to mark any special occasion.

Spend your afternoons outside in the shade of the main deck aft and settle into the sofa to spend time with a good book or hobbies.

“Motor yacht ANDREAS L is ready for charter in the Western Mediterranean from €300,000-€350,000 per week plus expenses and with a special price of €225,000 per week plus expenses from the 28th of August onward. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to reserve your booking at her special late summer rate.”

Superyacht ANDREAS L - Skylounge

Superyacht ANDREAS L – Skylounge

The skylounge is a peaceful environment for a quiet evening of conversation with drinks from the bar. The games table is ideally situated close to the windows for views of your spectacular city and coastal destinations.

At sunset, dine alfresco on the upper deck aft in the fresh air and watch the spectacular sunsets as you enjoy a sumptuous meal. Remain outside and watch the first evening stars appear in the sky from the comfortable seating along the stern.

The upper deck efficiently uses the space along the bow to give guests another sunny spot to spend the day: the Portuguese deck has two large U-shaped sofas for guests and visitors to gather around for morning coffee, while the sunpads receive uninterrupted forward views for the perfect place for an afternoon nap.

Motor yacht ANDREAS L - Aft Sundeck with Sunbeds

Motor yacht ANDREAS L – Aft Sundeck with Sunbeds

The gorgeous sundeck will appeal to everyone on board, offering guests shaded spaces for all day lounging and stylish alfresco dining, along with sun loungers along the stern as well as two generous sunpad areas along the aft and forward. The sun-exposed spa pool has plenty of room for guests to soak and socialise together.

Luxury yacht ANDREAS L - Spa pool with swim-up bar

Luxury yacht ANDREAS L – Spa pool with swim-up bar

Luxury yacht ANDREAS L is an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre and comes with a fantastic variety of water toys, including:

  • 3 x Laser sail boats
  • 3 x jet skis
  • 3 x wakeboards
  • 2 x kayaks
  • 2 x paddleboards
  • a waterslide
  • water skis
  • beach games
  • Scuba diving equipment
  • fishing gear, and
  • inflatable and towable toys
Superyacht ANDREAS L - Spa room

Superyacht ANDREAS L – Spa room

The accommodation is designed to sleep up to 12 guests over 6 cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. A professional crew of 15 will ensure that everyone on board has a fantastic charter experience such destinations as Cannes or Antibes in the South of France.

Motor yacht ANDREAS L is ready for charter in the Western Mediterranean from €300,000-€350,000 per week plus expenses and with a special price of €225,000 per week plus expenses from the 28th of August onward. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to reserve your booking at her special late summer rate.