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The French Riviera in the Southern France represents one of the most glamorous locations in the Mediterranean and is a popular destination for ‘France Yacht Charter‘ holidays aboard luxury motor yachts, sailing yachts, catamarans or the ultra-luxurious mega yachts and superyachts. Visitors and holidaymakers come to this beautiful part of the Western Mediterranean to enjoy the warm weather, stunning coastline, rich history, fantastic culture, quaint restaurants as well as its unique energy and vibrant local lifestyle. Read more about Southern France charter yachts here…

Below are the latest superyacht industry news related to France and the French Riviera:

Superyacht Video: How to Build a Luxury Sailing Yacht in 2 Minutes

July 12, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Baltic Yachts launched the highly anticipated sailing yacht Pink Gin VI in May 2017. The yacht has now been successfully delivered to her owner. However, much attention drawn to this beauty was the fact that she is currently the largest carbon fibre sloop.

Baltic Yachts Sailing yacht Pink Gin VI

Baltic Yachts Sailing yacht Pink Gin VI

Watch the fascinating video on how to build Luxury Sailing Yacht Pink Gin below:

Sailing Yacht Pink Gin VI boasts naval architecture by Judel/Vrolijk and interior design by Design Unlimited.

She offers accommodation across seven cabins: six lovely guest cabins and a master cabin. A great addition to her striking design is the fold-out balconies, which provide impressive views.

Sailing yacht Pink Gin VI is now cruising the Mediterranean, and you can spot her in Italy, France, Monaco or Greece.

Find our more about superyachts built by Baltic Yachts here.

Special Rate in July for 31M West Med Charter Yacht EVIDENCE

July 06, 2017

Written by Eva Belanyiova

For last minute charter specials in the Western Mediterranean look no further than the 31-metre charter yacht EVIDENCE available in the South of France and Italy between July the 17th and 26th at a special rate of EUR€30,000.00 per week plus expenses. Refitted in 2013, the vessel offers comfortable and inviting accommodation for up to 12 guests, making her an ideal option for families, couples or team-building corporate vacations.

Motor yacht EVIDENCE

Motor yacht EVIDENCE

The interior is characterised by cherry-wood panelling and lovely cream carpets, as well as plush furnishings. The open plan saloon and dining area offer a perfect setting to unwind before dinner and enjoy a lovely meal seated mourned the large table. During the day panoramic windows offer great views of the surroundings and allow for natural light to penetrate the interiors of the yacht.

EVIDENCE entering port

EVIDENCE entering port

Guest accommodation is spread over five luxury cabins offering overnight stay for up to twelve charter guests. Each cabin has en suite bathroom facilities and a TV entertainment system.

EVIDENCE aft deck dining at night

EVIDENCE aft deck dining at night

EVIDENCE main saloon and dining area

EVIDENCE main saloon and dining area

Guest will enjoy the partial shade on the art deck, which is connected to the main saloon. This area is perfect for al fresco dining. Furthermore, EVIDENCE has plenty of other spacious deck areas that wrap around the yacht or offer guests sunbathing and options to relax. The flybridge, for example, is ideal for entertainment, dining or simply sunbathing.

EVIDENCE master stateroom

EVIDENCE master stateroom

EVIDENCE twin cabin

EVIDENCE twin cabin

EVIDENCE double cabin with an additional single bed

EVIDENCE double cabin with an additional single bed

  • EVIDENCE is also available for event charters
    – 150 guests for Quayside events
    – 32 guests cruising
  • Accommodation
    – 1 master cabin
    – 2 twin cabins with single beds
    – 2 double cabins each with a single bed
  • Professional and friendly crew of 6
EVIDENCE aft view

EVIDENCE aft view

EVIDENCE tender and jetski

EVIDENCE tender and jetski

“EVIDENCE has a last minute availability for July from 17th to 26th, offering a special weekly rate of EUR€30,000.00 per week plus expenses.”

She is available for Mediterranean charter on the French Riviera, Italian coastline, Naples, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily or Capri.

For more information contact CharterWorld.

Sailing Yacht “A” Surprised Formentera’s Visitors

June 30, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Sailing Yacht A was spotted in one of the most popular superyacht destinations of the Mediterranean, Formentera. The visitors of the beautiful island were impressed by the size of the yacht and her striking exterior profile. Compared with boats and sailing yachts nearby, Sailing Yacht A looks simply enormous. Her LOA is 143m and her highest mast measures 91 metres.

Sailing Yacht A. Photo by ortiz_aulisio Playa De Illetes, Formentera, Ibiza

Sailing Yacht A. Photo by @ortiz_aulisi. Playa De Illetes, Formentera, Ibiza

The gigantic sail-assisted motor yacht was delivered earlier this year and has already visited marvellous places of France, Italy and Spain.

Sailing Yacht A is a truly amazing vessel: she features a huge swimming pool, an underwater observatory, a helipad and a large number of well-appointed staterooms to accommodate 20 guests and 54 crew.

Sailing Yacht A. Photo Credit ChaterWorld

Sailing Yacht A. Photo credit ChaterWorld

Find out more about Sailing Yacht A here.

Sailing Yacht A is not available for charter. However, there is a selection of spectacular luxury superyachts that you can book for yacht charter vacation right now. Contact CharterWorld brokers for more information.

90m Mega Yacht PHOENIX 2 Now Available for Charter in Greece, France or Italy

June 28, 2017

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The impressive 90-metre mega yacht PHOENIX 2 is currently available for Mediterranean charters, including South of France and Italy in the Western Mediterranean, as well as Greece in the Eastern Mediterranean. The yacht was built by Lurssen and launched in 2010, sleeping up to twelve guests in six beautifully appointed and luxurious cabins.

90 Phoenix 2 by Lurssen - Image credit Lurssen

90 Phoenix 2 by Lurssen – Image credit Lurssen

PHOENIX 2 was designed by Andrew Winch and features many fabulous design elements as well as the highest quality materials and ultra-luxurious fabrics and furnishings. The vessel was built based on the inspiration of 1030s New York era with many elements mirroring this elegant period in the last century.

PHOENIX 2 pool and jacuzzi with sun pads - Photo credit Lurssen

PHOENIX 2 pool and Jacuzzi with sun pads – Photo credit Lurssen

Spaces aboard were created to offer maximum comfort to all guests on board and include numerous deck areas for dining as well as relaxation, sunbathing or entertainment. The stylish main saloon boasts a custom-made Steinway piano, lounging area and a beautiful formal dining area.

PHOENIX 2 sunpads details - Photo credit Lurssen

PHOENIX 2 sun pads details – Photo credit Lurssen

PHOENIX 2 jacuzzi - Photo credit Lurssen

PHOENIX 2 jacuzzi – Photo credit Lurssen

“The 90m Lurssen PHOENIX 2 is available for EUR€1,000,000.00 per week plus expenses. For more information and availability, speak to one of our senior brokers.”

The upper deck sky lounge opens up onto an outdoor/indoor dining area surrounded by glass screens. The sun deck has a large 7-metre swimming pool with swim jet, fabulous sun pads around, a separate jacuzzi pool, while the oversized swim platform can be set up as an exterior sea lounge or beach club area.

PHOENIX 2 view of sun deck from above - Photo credit Lurssen

PHOENIX 2 view of sun deck from above – Photo credit Lurssen

PHOENIX 2 view of aft decks and transom - Photo credit Lurssen

PHOENIX 2 view of aft decks and transom – Photo credit Lurssen

The accommodation was also carefully thought through in order to provide the best quality amenities, comfortable overnight stay, spaciousness as well as light in all cabins. The beam-wide Deco Duplex owner’s apartment provides amazing views of the sea and the yacht’s surroundings, with a private staircase that connects two decks. A private foredeck has a magnificent spa pool: an ideal place to escape into the privacy of your own.

PHOENIX 2 tender storage - Photo credit Lurssen

PHOENIX 2 tender storage – Photo credit Lurssen

PHOENIX 2 bow detail - Photo credit Lurssen

PHOENIX 2 bow detail – Photo credit Lurssen

An onboard cinema, located on the lower deck, is just one of the special features of PHOENIX 2 and provides guests with a possibility to enjoy a night of entertainment with the family or friends. Other special features include a fully-equipped spa deck with a gymnasium, hammam, spa room with massage table as well as a beauty salon. All decks are conveniently connected via an elevator, running from the lower deck right up to the bridge deck.

PHOENIX 2 front view detail - Photo credit Lurssen

PHOENIX 2 front view detail – Photo credit Lurssen

PHOENIX 2 yacht profile at night - Photo credit Lurssen

PHOENIX 2 yacht profile at night – Photo credit Lurssen

In addition to all on board entertainment and relaxation areas, the vessel has a vast selection water toys for young and young at heart, including several tenders and boats, jet skis, sea bobs, kayaks, paddle boards, towable toys, kite surfing sets, mountain bikes, a slide, snorkelling and diving gear, fishing gear, Jetpack, Hoverboard, Flyboard and other equipment.

PHOENIX 2 aerial view - Photo credit Lurssen

PHOENIX 2 aerial view – Photo credit Lurssen

 

Dominator presents 28M Ilumen motor yacht KALLIENTE

June 26, 2017

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Official images and details of the striking 28-metre luxury motor yacht KALLIENTE have been unveiled by the vessel’s builder, Dominator. Although on the smaller side, when it comes to the superyacht market, KALLIENTE stand out with her appealing design, state-of-the-art engineering solutions, advanced technologies and materials, as well as practical features to accommodate up to 10 guests in luxury and comfort.

Dominator yacht KALLIENTE - photo Jeff Brown

Dominator yacht KALLIENTE – photo Jeff Brown

With naval architecture by NavalHEAD and exterior profile by Alberto Mancini, KALLIENTE is sure to turn heads wherever she appears and in addition offers her owners great performance and easy cruising. She is able to offer many of the mega yacht features in a relatively small package.

Luxury lifestyle aboard MY Kalliente - Photo Jeff Brown

Luxury lifestyle aboard MY Kalliente – Photo Jeff Brown

“Design is more important than ever, and today owners want a yacht that offers the ultimate blend of performance, style, luxury amenities and comfort. In satisfying the demand for an elegant motor yacht that harmonises classic yachting tradition with modern technology and design, we designed the Dominator Ilumen to far exceed our clients’ expectations.” Alberto Mancini, Designer

One of the notable features of this vessel is the addition of huge gyro stabilisers from Seakeeper able to reduce up to 80 percent of uncontrolled roll angle up to 14 degrees.

For additional comfort underway at speed, the yacht relies on an advanced motion damping system able of roll and pitch motion reduction calledHumphree Active Ride Control. It also allows for better manoeuvrability and speed, while reducing resistance and due consumption. At the same time, this also provides for optimal stability in all conditions.

Superyacht lifestyle on aft deck - Dominator Kalliente - Photo Jeff Brown

Superyacht lifestyle on aft deck – Dominator Kalliente – Photo Jeff Brown

Refreshing nibbles and cocktails at the bar - Kalliente - Photo Jeff Brown

Refreshing nibbles and cocktails at the bar – Kalliente – Photo Jeff Brown

The new Ilumen 28M also includes one-of-a-kind touches, such as the handcrafted Purismo Aurelia lightweight carbon e-bike, the rotating beach platform or the impressive fly deck. Custom made furniture and bulkheads have been created from some of the most luxurious materials such as backlit white onyx, ebony, white oak, silk, Zimmer and Rhode fabrics, satin-like nubuck leather, highlighting the exclusivity of this compact superyacht.

Entertainment is guaranteed thanks to the high-tech ‘zero impact’ invisible speakers located in VIP and guest cabins, as well as master cabins and main saloon, where it incorporates a sound-masking system offering advanced audio-visual experience, including a private cinema projector on the sun deck. She is powered by MAN V8 1200 Diesel engines reaching a top speed of 21 knots.

Skylight in the cabin - Kalliente - Photo Jeff Brown

Skylight in the cabin – Kalliente – Photo Jeff Brown

Kalliente - Owner cabin - Jeff Brown

Kalliente – Owner cabin – Jeff Brown

Twin guest cabin - Kalliente - Jeff Brown

Twin guest cabin – Kalliente – Jeff Brown

Kalliente will be berthed in the South of France throughout the summer, including the Cannes Boat Show, following which she will be available for private viewings and events along the French Riviera.

KALLIENTE - beach platform - Photo Jeff Brown

KALLIENTE – beach platform – Photo Jeff Brown

Enjoy the superyacht lifestyle on beach platform - Kalliente - Photo Jeff Brown

Enjoy the superyacht lifestyle on beach platform – Kalliente – Photo Jeff Brown

Dominator Ilumen 28M Kalliente - Photo Jeff Brown

Dominator Ilumen 28M Kalliente – Photo Jeff Brown

Charter superyacht Trending in the Western Mediterranean

June 22, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

50m/164ft luxury yacht TRENDING (ex.VANGO) is ready for charter in the Western Mediterranean this summer, with a 30% reduced rate off her weekly charter price for the remainder of June.

Luxury yacht TRENDING - Built by Westport

Luxury yacht TRENDING – Built by Westport

Built by Westport in 2006 and last refitted in 2016, her sparkling interios are the work of Donald Starkey while her exterior engineering and design were also completed by Donald Starkey for a cohesive appearance throughout. Among her features is a 10-person Jacuzzi on the sundeck, top of the range audio and visual equipment for film nights and video game entertainment as well as a lift (elevator) for ease of access across the levels.

On the main deck, the main salon features a timeless interior with wooden panelling framing the windows and white furnishings extending the sense of volume within. Guests will appreciate the comfortable sofas while they wait for everyone to gather for group activities, or to simply sit back and rest with reading material as you cruise to your next destination. The formal dining area is located forward within the same room and provides a lavish environment using contemporary and art deco accents for understated elegance.

Outside, the main aft deck aft is ready to entertain guests and visitors alike with an expansive lounging area serviced by the nearby bar. Guests can simply sit and enjoy the views, or head down the steps to the swim platform to access the glorious warm waters of St Tropez or National Park Cassis to make best use of the water toys.

“…just wanted to let you know that everything went perfectly fine, we had a lovely time and everyone enjoyed the trip. Trending was lovely, they took really good care of us. We just left and will miss it. Thank you for helping us with everything, we really appreciate it.”

- M/Y TRENDING, West Med, July 27 – Aug 2, 2016

On the upper deck, the skylounge offers a cosy corner and an escape from the bustle of the main group for guests looking to rest indoors with their own recreational activities, and at night the whole deck comes alive with the wet bar servicing the formal dining area on the upper deck aft. Forward of the upper deck, the sunseekers can gather on the sunloungers and spend a lazy afternoon soaking in the Mediterranean atmosphere before preparing for a night of partying along the French Riviera.

Superyacht TRENDING comes with an excellent range of water toys, and with her status as an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre and PADI Certified Dive Centre, guests will never be at a loss for things to do among the beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean. The equipment includes:

  • 4 x paddleboards
  • 2 x Waverunners
  • 2 x Seabobs
  • 2 x Sea scooters
  • 2 x kayaks
  • 1 x kitesurfer
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • 1 x waterskate
  • water skis
  • Scuba diving equipment
  • snorkelling equipment
  • beach games, and
  • inflatable and towable toys

The accommodation layout sleeps a maximum of 12 guests over 6 cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom, 2 double cabins, 1 twin cabin and 1 single cabin with 1 Pullman berth ideal for children. A professional crew of 10 will provide everything you require for a fantastic holiday in the world’s most popular charter grounds.

Motor yacht TRENDING is available in the Western Mediterranean from €210,000 per week plus expenses, with a 30% discount for the remainder of June. Contact CharterWorld today to secure your dates aboard this popular superyacht.

10 incredible family charter yachts for Mediterranean holidays

June 15, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Initiates to the world of luxury charters would be forgiven for believing that superyachts cater exclusively to adults, what with the many classical interiors on offer and typical facilities such as spa rooms, wet bars and gyms, yet many motor yachts and even sailing yachts have updated their entertainment to follow modern trends and certification ensures that safety is standard in every design.

Whether you are searching for the latest water toys to impress your little ones, spacious outdoor areas for running around, or simply a superyacht that comes with games consoles to alleviate the boredom between destinations, here are 10 family friendly luxury yachts that guarantee ‘are we there yet?’ is a phrase you’ll only hear before your holiday begins.

1. Jo – Toys galore, plus a dance floor

Superyacht JO is ready to entertain in the Mediterranean with her great dance floor, a fantastic variety of water toys and a water slide.

Superyacht JO - Built by Benetti

Superyacht JO – Built by Benetti

Adults and children alike will never be at a loss for water toys to play with: M/Y JO is a Certified RYA Jetski Training Centre and the bosun and deckhands are qualified windsurf and kitesurf instructors, so you can afford that quiet moment sunbathing on the soft sands of Mykonos knowing that everyone is in safe hands.

After a day of action-packed activities, settle in with the games consoles and compete against each other for the highest party games score, or sit back in the spacious main salon and enjoy a night in together with the wide selection of family films.

“…the charter was a success. The crew was very friendly and professional and delighted to serve. Overall the boat was in a very good condition, the rooms downstairs were much bigger (I even slept once there to try myself), my room was also excellent, the chief cook was really excellent… In one word, it is a Benetti, luxury + service were very good. I would strongly recommend it everyone. Thanks for everything.”

 – Charterer on motor yacht JO in the Caribbean

Luxury yacht JO can accommodate 10 guests over 5 cabins, however there is a room on the upper deck containing a sofa bed which would perfectly suit up to 2 children or a live-in carer.

Superyacht JO - Swim platform and water toys

Superyacht JO – Swim platform and water toys

Length: 50m/163ft

Beam: 9m/30ft

Facilities: Approved RYA Water Sports Centre, games consoles, dance floor, Jacuzzi, gym

Accommodation: 10/12 guests, 5/6 cabins

Crew: 12

Price per week: €175,000-€195,000 p/w plus expenses

Charter grounds: Eastern Mediterranean, Western Mediterranean

 

2. Annabel II – Speed and sensation

Take your family on a holiday in the Eastern Mediterranean and discover the glittering beauty of such places as Cyprus and Greece’s Ionian Islands.

Open yacht ANNABEL II - Built by Horizon

Open yacht ANNABEL II – Built by Horizon

Open yacht ANNABEL II is capable of a top speed of 20 knots, so your group spends less time travelling and more hours among the ruins, markets and coasts of your different destinations.

“We have just completed a three week cruise of the Croatian waters aboard Annabel II and are so completely delighted I am compelled to report back for other prospective travelers. We began our cruise in Tavit, Montenegro… stopping at islands along the Dalmatian Coast…

It helps that these cruising waters are simply outstanding in every way: beautiful bays, quaint and historical harbors, 78 degree water, great swimming, hiking, killer sunsets, stand up paddle boarding, interesting and historical villages.

The yacht was eminently satisfactory with jacuzzi, music system, TVs everywhere, a huge master stateroom etc., etc. Annabel II also possesses a tuned piano which did get used.

But the greatest delight was our crew consisting of Captain Andrew, Engineer Nathan, Stewardess Hayley and Chef Dee Dee…And dinners were just fabulous, each different with elaborate place settings and napkins folded using origami rules. Individual dietary needs were always respected, and the meals were healthy.”

- M/Y ANNABEL II, July 2016 in Croatia

With over 650+ movies to choose from and games as well, there is plenty to keep young minds busy while the adults socialise on the sundeck and unwind in the Jacuzzi with a drink from the bar. The warm cherry wood interiors and excellent price of this luxury yacht make her a popular choice for any group looking for fun and culture on a Mediterranean charter.

Motor yacht ANNABEL II - Sundeck Jacuzzi and bar

Motor yacht ANNABEL II – Sundeck Jacuzzi and bar

Length: 30m/97ft

Beam: 7m/22ft

Facilities: Games consoles, Jacuzzi

Accommodation: 8/10 guests, 4 cabins

Crew: 4

Price per week: €44,000-€49,000 p/w plus expenses

Charter grounds: Eastern Mediterranean

 

3. Ombre Blu – Exceptional services on a fun family yacht

Family groups looking for a smaller vessel that doesn’t compromise on quality or services will be blown away with what is on offer with luxury catamaran OMBRE BLU: The husband and wife crew are a trained PADI dive instructor and a massage therapist respectively, and there are a number of itineraries available which incorporate meals at exclusive 5 star restaurants and spas as well as visits to galleries and museums.

Luxury catamaran OMBRE BLU

Luxury catamaran OMBRE BLU

On board, there is an excellent selection of international wines and beverages to complement your meal surrounded by the bright and airy pale oak interior, or while dining alfresco out on the expansive deck.

“We had a fabulous time! Melissa and Francesco took great care of us! The boat is fantastic – beautiful, well cared for – I am confident you can continue to recommend the boat and crew to your clients.”

- Charter guest during June 12 – 19 2016 in Amalfi

Along with an extensive collection of water toys that includes kayaks, paddleboards and water skis, S/Y OMBRE BLU comes with a book and DVD library as well as board games for family enjoyment before bedtime and while in transit sailing from Italy‘s mainland to the breath-taking islands of Corsica and Sardinia.

Luxury yacht OMBRE BLU - Salon

Luxury yacht OMBRE BLU – Salon

Length: 15m/51ft

Beam: 9m/28ft

Facilities: PADI Registered Dive Centre, massage therapy services

Accommodation: 6 guests, 3 cabins

Crew: 2

Price per week: €12,500-€17,500 p/w plus expenses

Charter grounds: Western Mediterranean

 

4. Lazy Z – Make time to do nothing

Whether heading off to mark a special occasion as a family or looking for a fun-filled holiday without any pressures, superyacht LAZY Z offers large indoor and outdoor spaces to make your cruising experience comfortable and memorable.

Motor yacht LAZY Z

Motor yacht LAZY Z

The large main salon is the perfect place to get together for a film or prepare for the day ahead, and the upper deck aft is an excellent place to relax outdoors with hobbies while soaking in the sunshine of Malta or the Amalfi Coast.

In the Showboats Awards 1997, she was a finalist in the Best Motor Yacht Interior and Best Full Displacement Motor Yacht categories. Her last refit in 2015 has maintained these high standards while updating the decor and amenities for contemporary use.

Children will love the massive water slide which connects to the sundeck, where a Jacuzzi surrounded by sunpads will entice the adults throughout the summer days.

Superyacht LAZY Z - Sundeck and Spa Pool

Superyacht LAZY Z – Sundeck and spa pool

Length: 52m/170ft

Beam: 9m/31ft

Facilities: Approved RYA Water Sports Centre, Jacuzzi, gym

Accommodation: 12 guests, 6 cabins

Crew: 12

Price per week: €238,000 p/w plus expenses

Charter grounds: Eastern Mediterranean, Western Mediterranean

 

5. Diane – Brilliant bespoke living areas from renowned designers

Motor yacht DIANE - Built by Benetti

Motor yacht DIANE – Built by Benetti

With a stunning classic interior from Francois Zuretti and exterior styling by Stefano Natucci, motor yacht DIANE will turn any charter into a lavish affair. The large salon divides up the seating areas so that guests can carry out their own activities while remaining in each other’s company, and the crew have an exceptional reputation for providing a fun and friendly on board atmosphere.

While weary souls enjoy some rest and relaxation on the sundeck sunloungers with refreshments from the bar, energetic guests can take to the water to try out the kayaks, water skis and the jet ski among the many water toys.

At the end of the day, the whole family can gather together for an alfresco meal under a fiery sky before heading to bed for the next day’s adventure.

Luxury yacht DIANE - Main salon

Luxury yacht DIANE – Main salon

Length: 43m/141ft

Beam: 9m/29ft

Facilities: Approved RYA Water Sports Centre, Jacuzzi, gym

Accommodation: 10/12 guests, 5 cabins

Crew: 9

Price per week: €133,000-€154,000 p/w plus expenses

Charter grounds: Eastern Mediterranean, Western Mediterranean

 “If you have any queries about any of the superyachts listed above, contact CharterWorld for more information and to reserve your preferred charter dates for the busy summer season.”

6. Talisman Maiton – For parties with presence

Another yacht that has a proven charter reputation with families, M/Y TALISMAN MAITON is a charming blend of classic and contemporary design for lavish interiors with the ideal ambiance for evening parties. Outside, the shaded and open deck areas are excellent for watching the local wildlife and lounging with hobbies and reading material. The sundeck has a generous spa pool that will be a hit with guests of all ages.

Motor yacht TALISMAN MAITON - Built by Proteksan Turquoise

Motor yacht TALISMAN MAITON – Built by Proteksan Turquoise

With Waverunners and kayaks among the water toys on offer, the whole family can spend the day together exploring the turquoise bays and coves of the Cote d’Azur.

Every beautifully appointed cabin offers guests a comfortable night’s sleep so that guests awaken refreshed and ready for the next day, whether it’s a quiet cruise with a sundeck barbeque or a full-on day of walking and sightseeing around some of the world’s longest-standing cities.

Mega yacht Talisman Maiton - Main salon. Photo credit Proteksan Turquoise

Mega yacht Talisman Maiton – Main salon. Photo credit Proteksan Turquoise

Length: 54m/178ft

Beam: 9m/31ft

Facilities: Approved RYA Water Sports Centre, games consoles, Jacuzzi, gym

Accommodation: 12 guests, 6 cabins

Crew: 10

Price per week: €224,000-€266,000 p/w plus expenses

Charter grounds: Eastern Mediterranean, Western Mediterranean

 

7. Twilight – Sailing sophistication

If you’re considering staying around one area and exploring in detail everything that region has to offer, sailing yacht TWILIGHT is a graceful vessel designed for lavish living with efficient use of space.

Sailing yacht TWILIGHT - Built by Oyster Yachts

Sailing yacht TWILIGHT – Built by Oyster Yachts

Dine alfresco in the cockpit while enjoying views of the lush landscape, sit in the sunshine in the aft lounging area or make use of the spacious stern for some outdoor exercise. Once you arrive at your hideaway beach destination the water toys will give hours of entertainment, with the selection including water skis, wakeboards and snorkelling gear.

“…Great week on Twilight. I can’t speak highly enough about the boat and the crew. They are really fantastic. Thanks again for this past week.”

- Charter guest aboard S/Y TWILIGHT, March 2017 in the Caribbean

A finalist in the World Superyacht Awards 2014 for the Best Sailing Yacht in 30m to 40m size range category, sailing yacht TWILIGHT is an exceptional combination of luxury and performance for the ultimate sailing experience in the Mediterranean. Her brilliant interior from Rhoades Young will ensure that superyacht TWILIGHT is remembered for her comfort and style long after the holiday has ended.

Luxury yacht TWILIGHT - Alfresco dining in the cockpit

Luxury yacht TWILIGHT – Alfresco dining in the cockpit

Length: 38m/125ft

Beam: 9m/29ft

Accommodation: 8 guests, 4 cabins

Crew: 6

Price per week: €70,000-€80,000 p/w plus expenses

Charter grounds: Eastern Mediterranean, Western Mediterranean

 

8. Balista – Dive deep and dine well

Able to host up to 130 guests for quayside parties, Cantieri di Pisa motor yacht BALISTA is a work of art that will impress visitors as much as the guests lucky enough to charter her in the Eastern Mediterranean: Her interiors are decorated in marble and teak to create understated opulence in which to relax, play and converse while the main salon bar will supply aperitifs before every sumptuous meal. Chef Sebastian Ambervill took second place at the MYBA Yacht Show 2016 in the 40-49m size category, and guests young and old can expect to be treated to a dining experience like no other.

Mega yacht BALISTA - Built by Cantieri di Pisa

Mega yacht BALISTA – Built by Cantieri di Pisa

Unwind on the sundeck in the spa pool without a care in the world as you take in the uninterrupted views of Greece‘s varied coastline. Alternatively, take advantage of luxury yacht BALISTA‘s PADI Diver Centre certification and head underwater to explore the wonders of the seafloor together, with sites in Croatia including dive wrecks, cave tunnels and reefs teeming with exotic sea life, including wildly coloured sea slugs and octopi.

Motor yacht BALISTA - Master suite

Motor yacht BALISTA – Master suite

Length: 47m/153ft

Beam: 9m/29ft

Facilities: PADI Certified Dive Centre, Jacuzzi

Accommodation: 12 guests, 6 cabins

Crew: 10

Price per week: €140,000-€160,000 p/w plus expenses

Charter grounds: Eastern Mediterranean, Western Mediterranean

 

9. RoMa – Glamour in ivory and gold

An impressive superyacht that could entertain for a week using her on board facilities alone, M/Y ROMA will turn any family break, corporate event charter or special celebration into an unforgettable adventure.

Viareggio motor yacht RoMa

Viareggio motor yacht RoMa

Sparkling white interiors from Newcruise and exterior design by Espen Oeino come together to make bright and calming relaxation areas perfect for taking life as it comes after hours of sightseeing in France or at your other Mediterranean destination. The sundeck will be the hub for outdoor socialisation thanks to the large swimming pool with attached bar and the surrounding sunpads and sun loungers, all of which enjoy uninterrupted views.

The perfect balance between high energy fun and sedate activities, luxury yacht ROMA has a large variety of water toys aboard this approved RYA Water Sports Centre and PADI Certified Dive Centre. The group can wear themselves out with the Seabobs, kayaks and scuba diving gear before settling in to for an evening film in the movie theatre.

Superyacht RoMa - Sundeck pool and sun lounging area

Superyacht RoMa – Sundeck pool and sun lounging area

Length: 62m/203ft

Beam: 11m/36ft

Facilities: PADI Certified Dive Centre, Approved RYA Water Sports Centre, games consoles, Jacuzzi, gym swimming pool, movie theatre, lift (elevator), wheelchair access

Accommodation: 10 guests, 6 cabins

Crew: 16

Price per week: €395,000 p/w plus expenses

Charter grounds: Western Mediterranean

 

10. Lady Britt – Every indulgence for every guest 

For the ultimate Mediterranean holiday aboard a unique superyacht that pampers all its guests, mega yacht LADY BRITT is an indulgent treat for the whole family.

Luxury yacht LADY BRITT - Built by Feadship

Luxury yacht LADY BRITT – Built by Feadship

At the World Superyacht Awards 2012 and the Showboats Design Awards 2012, her top-of-the-line design and facilities placed her as a finalist for the categories Best Displacement Motor Yacht of 1,300GT to 2,999GT (approximately 60m – 84m), Recreational Area for Guest Use Award and Interior Layout Award: Motor Yachts, proving her rare qualities in the luxury charter market.

Take your meals in the beautiful Redman Whiteley Dixon formal dining area or dine alfresco on the upper aft deck with every meal a delectable feat from a Michelin star chef. Guests feeling like they’ve had a little too much gratification can wear off any extra calories in the sundeck gym before relaxing in the Jacuzzi or heading down to the spa room for massage therapies and time in the sauna.

The younger generation won’t be left out either: The main salon is set up with state-of-the-art audio-visual systems and there is an outdoor cinema on the sundeck for watching blockbusters together under the stars. As well as Scuba diving gear for exploring the incredible wrecks and reefs of the Mediterranean, there is a great selection of water toys that includes a laser sail boat, Waverunners and water skis.

Motor yacht LADY BRITT - Main salon

Motor yacht LADY BRITT – Main salon

Length: 63m/207ft

Beam: 11m/37ft

Facilities: PADI Certified Dive Centre, Approved RYA Water Sports Centre, massage therapy services, sauna, Jacuzzi, gym, movie theatre, outdoor cinema, lift (elevator)

Accommodation: 12 guests, 7 cabins

Crew: 16

Price per week: €445,000-€470,000 p/w plus expenses

Charter grounds: Eastern Mediterranean, Western Mediterranean

If you have any queries about any of the superyachts listed above, contact CharterWorld for more information and to reserve your preferred charter dates for the busy summer season.

June Special Offers on Superyacht Charters

June 02, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Superyacht summer season is officially here. If you have not organised your Mediterranean vacation yet, it is the best time to do it right now. Some incredible luxury yachts are offering special deals and reduced rates for charters in June. While some yachts still have availability, you can secure your dates and go on a luxury yacht charter holiday in the finest places of the Western and Eastern Mediterranean. Here are some of the fantastic specials:

JADE 959 | 52m | 12 guests | Western Mediterranean

The interior design and decor of Jade 959 are truly opulent. She features modern, sophisticated finish and furniture by bespoke Fendi. Her main salon is of a generous size with sumptuous leather sofas, coffee tables and comfortable chairs. The formal dining area is ideal for 12 guests and has a wet-bar and AV system aft of the salon. Accommodation is offered for a total of 12 guests in 6 spacious cabins. The full-beam master suite has a king size bed and a private study. The other master cabin is on the upper deck and has a large meeting lounge. The lower deck hosts 2 VIP and two twin cabins, each with ensuite and lovely furnishing. The main deck aft offers lots of shade and comfortable seating for enjoying the light summer breeze. The upper deck aft has direct access to the master cabin and has a spacious lounge and partial shade. Charter guests will enjoy the sunshine on the top deck, where they can also relax in a deluxe Jacuzzi tub. Book her now for only €185,000 per week plus expenses. Find out more here.

Motor Yacht JADE

Motor Yacht JADE 959

Motor Yacht JADE - Salon

Motor Yacht JADE 959 – Salon

 

TRENDING | 50m | 12 guests | South of France, Italy, Corsica, and Sardinia

Motor yacht Trending is a beautiful luxury vessel built by Westport and designed by Donald Starkey. She underwent a $4 million refit last year and now offers a great variety of lavish amenities and water toys for an extra fun yacht charter vacation. Her elegant main salon boasts classic decor with soft cream colours and dark wooden panelling. The lounge area with ample seating is an ideal place for a get-together with family and friends after a day full of activities. Trending has a formal dining area, where charter guests will enjoy a delicious meal prepared by the Michelin-star chef. The exterior living spaces were designed to provide lots of room for sunbathing, lounging and relaxation. Lavish accommodation is designed for 12 guests. There are six generous cabins, which include a master suite, a VIP stateroom, two double, one twin and one single cabin with a Pullman bed. Superyacht Trending offers an impressive 30% discount off the June charter rate. Spend your next lavish holiday in the South of France, Italy, Corsica or SardiniaFind out more about Trending.

TRENDING

TRENDING

 

MARIE | 54.60m | 8 guests | America’s Cup in Bermuda

If you happen to be away from the Mediterranean this summer and are keen to go on a yacht charter vacation in Bermuda, there is a great reason and a fantastic sailing yacht for you to charter. Bermuda is hosting the 35th America’s Cup this year, a yacht racing event you have to visit. Meanwhile, sailing yacht Marie offers a 12% discount off Bermuda charters until the end of June. Not only Marie has beautiful living spaces, but she also stores lots of water toys and scooters for exploring the islands of Bermuda. Maries accommodates a total of 8 guests in 4 cabins. Classic interior decor, baby grand piano, wet bar, stunning artwork and maritime theme create a cheerful and roomy environment. The upper deck large cockpit hosts an alfresco dining area, while a smaller cockpit attached to the master suite provides some privacy and stunning views. Find out more about chartering Marie here.

Sailing-yacht-Marie-Built-by-Vitters

Sailing-yacht-Marie-Built-by-Vitters

Sailing-yacht-MARIE-Salon-665x269

Sailing-yacht-MARIE-Salon

 

PRIDE | 45m |12 guests | Eastern & Western Mediterranean

With a price reduction of €30,000, the 45-metre superyacht Pride is offering 12 guests the holiday of a lifetime. She offers comfortable accommodation in 6 generous cabins, which include a large master suite, a VIP cabin, two double and two twin cabins. Motor Yacht Pride boasts fantastic classic interior design with wooden floors and soft furnishing. Her alfresco dining area has a formal ambience and offers space for eight guests. The main deck aft is an ideal space for socialising, as it has two large sofas, coffee tables and a bar. The other alfresco dining area is placed on the upper deck, where 12 charter guests can enjoy fantastic meals and admire the sunsets. For those who want to take advantage of the Mediterranean summer sunshine, there are large sun pads on the upper deck. Luxury yacht Pride is available for charter from €160,000 per week plus expenses, with a special price reduction for June. You can find more information about Pride here or, contact our charter brokers.

Superyacht PRIDE

Superyacht PRIDE

Superyacht PRIDE - Upper Deck Dining

Superyacht PRIDE – Upper Deck Dining

 

UTOPIA | 71m | 12 guests | Western Mediterranean

Motor yacht Utopia is an imposing 71-metre luxury vessel built by bespoke Feadship. Some of her impressive amenities include a large Spa Pool, News Direct service, which allows printing a large selection of newspapers on demand, and large sun pads for total relaxation. Designed by Redman Whiteley Dixon interior boasts an elegant and modern ambience. Finest marble, oak panels, burl inlay and soft fabrics are some of the opulent materials featured in the yacht’s finishing. Plenty of lounge and dining spaces are provided on board. Guests of all age will find lots of things to do while cruising France, Italy, Monaco and Sardinia – the nicest places in the Western Mediterranean. A highly trained and experienced crew of 17 professionals will take care of everything on board to ensure a relaxing luxury charter experience. The on board accommodation is provided for 12 guests in the following cabin layout: 1 master suite, 2 VIP staterooms and three twin cabins with Pullman beds. Utopia is offering a special weekly rate for charters in June: book her for only €370,000 per week plus expenses. Read more here.

Utopia yacht - running

Utopia Yacht – running

Superyacht Utopia - exterior

Superyacht Utopia – exterior

 

OKTO | 66m | 10 guests | Mediterranean

The striking award-winning exterior design of the 66-mtre luxury superyacht Okto turns heads at every port. She is an ideal charter yacht to attend luxury summer events in style or simply cruise the waters of the Mediterranean at your own pace. Okto has a number of outstanding features: beauty salon, massive Jacuzzi, fully-equipped gymnasium, saltwater swimming pool and elevator. Perfect for summer parties, this motor yacht has a great main aft deck, which features ample outdoor seating and direct access to the swim platform to cool off on the hottest days. Okto sleeps ten guests across five opulent cabins, which include one master suite, 1 VIP stateroom, three double and one single cabin. Only for charters in June luxury motor yacht, Okto is offering 15% off her regular charter price. Save up to €60,000 and contact CharterWorld now. More information about Okto is provided here.

OKTO profile by ISA Yachts

OKTO profile by ISA Yachts

Recently Refitted Mega Yacht Ulysses in Gibraltar

May 29, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Mega yacht Ulysses, owned by a New Zealand billionaire, was recently refitted in at Compositeworks‘ shipyard in France. She was photographer last week in Gibraltar, where she made her first stop on the way to the South of France for the Mediterranean yachting season. 

Ulysses. Photo credit Superyachts_gilbraltar

Ulysses. Photo credit Superyachts_gilbraltar

It’s been reported that this 107-metre gigantic yacht boasts a newly painted hull. There are also new crew cabins added and VIP balconies. In addition, Ulysses now has a new tender and the largest outboard-powered centre console boat on a yacht.

Ulysses is an explorer yacht, which was design for long-range cruising. She sleeps 30 guests and features a stunning interior by H2 Yacht Design. Luxury expedition yacht Ulysses can carry a helicopter and has a fully certified helipad. There is also a large swimming pool and generous lavish living spaces.

You can find out more about Ulysses and watch videos here.

Sanlorenzo Preparing to Launch the Second Superyacht 52Steel

May 25, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Sanlorenzo has just announced that the second hull in the 52Steel yacht series was entering the final stages of completion. The shipyard will soon start preparing for an official launch of another superb superyacht. Only a few months ago the shipbuilder launched the first hull in the series, motor yacht Seven Sins, which has already gained popularity.

Sanlorenzo 52Steel Hull2 soon to be launched - photo credit Sanlorenzo

Sanlorenzo 52Steel Hull2 soon to be launched – photo credit Sanlorenzo

Motor yachts from the 52Steel series were designed by Officina Italiana Design. Floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows fill the interior with plenty of natural light, creating cosy and airy ambience. One the outstanding features of the design includes a glass bottom pool, located on the main deck. Some luxurious facilities and amenities of 52Steel Hull #2 might include a spa room with a massage area and a steam room and a sauna, as seen onboard her sister ship Seven Sins.

Motor-yacht-SEVEN-SINS-Photo-credit-Sanlorenzo

Motor-yacht-SEVEN-SINS-Photo-credit-Sanlorenzo

We will bring more details on the soon-to-be-launched superyacht once information becomes available.

Meanwhile, you can secure luxury motor yacht Seven Sins for charter this summer. Do not miss out on the opportunity of chartering this brand new superyacht in breathtaking locations Greece, France and Italy. Contact CharterWorld now for more information.