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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:

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 deck, and a large tender garage.  Charter Cloudbreak in North America 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.

 

2017 Mediterranean Superyacht Charter Specials

April 23, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Have you been on a luxury yacht charter vacation or still new to yacht charters? This summer season is your chance to go on a vacation of the lifetime. The popularity of yacht charter holidays escalated very quickly in the past few years, and charter boats are booking up early this upcoming summer season. Choose to go on a holiday in some of the most spectacular places, including Greece, France, Italy, Spain, Croatia, Turkey, Malta and Montenegro. To help you make the right choice, CharterWorld provides expert opinion and specialist advice you need. Our charter brokers recommend vessels based on their own experience, knowledge and client’s feedback. Here are 2017 Mediterranean superyacht charter specials that you seriously have to consider and contact CharterWorld to make a booking.

35+ METRES SUPERYACHTS

Andreas L

The beautiful 60m/196ft superyacht Andreas L (ex. Amnesia) was launched by the Italian shipbuilder Benetti in 2003. She underwent a refit in 2015, and her incredible interior originally designed by Redman Whiteley Dixon is looking absolutely brilliant. Andreas L represent immaculate Italian style, quality and attention to details. This yacht is an ideal option for charters in the spectacular places of the Mediterranean. She offers accommodation for 12 guests, and a large number of luxury ‘extras’ which include but are not limited to the latest audio-visual entertainment system, a fully equipped gymnasium, massage room and a large spa pool. Her current special rate is from €250,000 per week plus expenses.

Andreas L Motor Yacht (ex Amnesia)

Andreas L Motor Yacht (ex Amnesia)

 

St David

Another impressive luxury superyacht built by Benetti, St David offers a fantastic special for charter at Monaco Grand Prix. You can make a booking to attend this exciting 4-days event at the rate of €200,000 per week. St David is one of the most elegant superyachts in the global fleet of luxury charter yachts. Equipped with deluxe amenities, St David can take you and your family on a breathtaking charter vacation in Monaco, St Tropez and Nice. Each guest aboard St David will find something to do. There is a gymnasium, spa pool, massage centre, Apple TV, karaoke and a bar. There is a large selection of water toys for kids and those who are fond of water sports. St David accommodates 12 guests, assisted by a crew of 15.

Charter Yacht ST DAVID

Charter Yacht ST DAVID

 

Glorious

For those of you who prefer sailing yachts, there is a great deal on Mediterranean booking aboard the 36m/118ft sailing yacht Glorious. For a limited time only, there is a 10% discount off weekly charters in June and 10% off any two weeks or longer charters in July and August. Sailing yacht Glorious sleeps eight guests overnight and has a highly professional crew of 6 people to take care of everything onboard. Her interior design offers relaxing and welcoming atmosphere. There are four cabins to accommodate charter guests in total comfort, which include a master cabin, two double and one twin cabin. June, July and August are the busiest in the summer yacht charter season, and yachts are booking up early. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to secure Glorious for charter starting from €35,000 per week plus expenses.

Sailing yacht GLORIOUS

Sailing yacht GLORIOUS

 

 Silver Angel

Silver Angel is offering a 20% discount off her weekly rates which makes it €340,000 per week plus expenses for weekly charters in May and June. This offer is subject to availability, as Silver Angel is a highly popular charter yacht. This 64.5m/211’7″  beauty is equipped with a fantastic selection of amenities to keep charter guests entertained, including a large spa pool, a full bar, a large swimming platform, a fully automatic retractable golf machine and stunning dining areas. Some lavish materials complement the sophisticated interior design of Silver Angel: dark oak panels, white Onyx, silver leaf, marble and carved mirrored units. There is an extensive selection of water toys, as well as diving gear to explore the Mediterranean to the fullest.

Luxury Benetti Yacht SILVER ANGEL

Luxury Benetti Yacht SILVER ANGEL

 

Seagull II

Motor yacht Seagull II is a truly classic vessel, which was built in 1952. She was rebuilt in 2006 and is now known as one of the most famous charter yachts. Her welcoming atmosphere is filled with an intriguing history and elegance. The 54m/177ft Seagull II sleeps 12 charter guests in total luxury and comfort. Her crew of 9 will make sure the guest will have a vacation of their lifetime. The spa pool,  audio visual systems, spacious lounges and alfresco dining areas are there for the guests to enjoy Seagull’s favourite charter location – Croatia. On top of that, Seagull II has new rates for bookings in 2017: €85,000 – €90,000 per week plus expenses. Contact our friendly charter brokers to find our more about the history of this yacht and to secure the dates.

SEAGULL II - Jet Ski

SEAGULL II – Jet Ski

 

Mariu

Motor yacht Mariu will be cruising Eastern and Western Mediterranean this summer season. The fantastic news is she offers a special weekly rate of €150,000 plus expenses for charters in June 2017. Secure this yacht now, as she will definitely be fully booked until you know it. Mariu is a 49.90m/163’8″ ft luxury vessel built to the designed by bespoke Giorgio Armani. Her interior features minimalistic styling, while the elegance and sophistication are still present in every detail of the design. One of her outstanding features is the master bedroom, which has a king-size bed, his and hers facilities and Jacuzzi tub. There are 5 luxurious guests cabins, which comprise of a double cabin, two queen-size cabins and two twin cabins. Mariu boasts ample exterior spaces, ideal for enjoying the sun of Portofino, Naples, Capri and Amalfi.

MY MARIU

MY MARIU

 

Victory

The 52m/170ft luxury motor yacht Victory has a special deal for charters in April and May. Start the yachting summer season early and book Victory for a private charter at the incredible rate of €160,000 per week plus expenses. The interior areas of Victory are well-appointed, with the simple yet elegant decor. Outdoor living spaces offer everything needed in terms of entertainment and relaxation. On the sundeck, the guests can enjoy the views of brightly lit coastlines of Croatia, the natural beauty and the light breeze of the Mediterranean sea. There is a Spa pool with oversized sun pads, a BBQ are and an alfresco dining area.

VICTORY

VICTORY

 

Trending

While undergoing her recent refit in 2016, Trending received a completely new interior and now boasts open and airy spaces, modern decor and a feel of luxury in every detail. The decor is something that makes this yacht incredibly luxurious: inspired by sea, granite and marble elements, along with beige and white textures and soft fabrics complete Trending’s contemporary styling. The large floor-to-ceiling windows provide plenty of natural light and a great sense of openness. Opulent accommodation is provided for 12 guests in 6 cabins. The sundeck aft can accommodate a helicopter, while forward on the sundeck there are large sunbeds, sun umbrellas, and a Jacuzzi with bar. For a limited time only, Trending offers 15% off her weekly rates for June 2017 bookings. When booking this 49.9m/164ft luxury motor yacht, you can save up to €31,500 on a weekly charter yacht booking.

TRENDING

TRENDING

 

UNDER 35 METRES

 

Don Michele

Delivered in 2016 by C. Boat, the brand new 27.30m charter yacht Don Michele is about to start her summer cruising season in West Mediterranean. On this spacial occasion, she is offering events special rate of €39,500 per week plus expenses. Spring 2017 is promised to be exciting and filled with thrilling and important events, including the Monaco Grand Prix and the Cannes Film Festival. Get together with your friends and family and charter Don Michele to get the best out of mild spring climate of France. Don Michele has five lavish cabins to accommodate ten charter guests. Her ample exterior spaces are great for socialising, hosting guests at a port or enjoy the sunshine on the upper deck.

Motor Yacht DON MICHELE

Motor Yacht DON MICHELE

 

Ombre Blu

Ombre Blu is a modern Lagoon 500 crewed catamaran. At 15.54m/51ft she offers accommodation for six charter guests. Melissa and Francesco as crew, chefs and hosts, are bilingual in Italian and English and provide the warmest hospitality to their guests. There are three meals served per day, made from fresh local produce accompanied by fine regional wines. The charter itinerary includes on-land activities, visiting the best places in Naples. Sailing yacht Ombre Blu offers a 10% discount on two remaining weeks in May. She is currently available from May 6 until May 21 at a rate of €11,250 per week plus expenses. Inquire now to secure the last two available charter weeks aboard Ombre Blu to indulge in the Italian luxury.

Yacht OMBRE BLU

Yacht OMBRE BLU

 

MOONRAKER II

Motor yacht Moonraker II is a fantastic luxury vessel compared to a small boutique hotel on the water. Take the advantage of her special rate of €26,000 per week plus expenses for bookings in May in the Naples area and October in Croatia. Measuring 30m/97’11” ft the luxury charter yacht Moonraker II beautiful furnishing, with cream leather, wool carpets and soft fabrics. The exterior spaces beckon for relaxation and entertaining: there ara comfortable seating, bar, sun loungers and al fresco dining. Eight charter guests are accommodated in the following cabin layout: one master, one VIP and two double/twin cabins. Various water toys and a tender are also available onboard for some extra fun on the water.

MOONRAKER

MOONRAKER

 

Gigiole

The spacious yacht of her size, Gigiole is gorgeous motor yacht with generous accommodation for eight guests and some incredible luxury amenities. She is offering a discounted rate of €28,000 per week plus expenses for charters between July 1 and July 15. This is a great chance to secure this yacht now, as she is very popular and has last available dates in the busiest month of the summer charter season. Gigiole is modern and elegant, with a light and airy feel of luxury and brightly lit with natural light. Sunbathing and relaxation areas are provided on the aft deck and the foredeck. The hydraulic bathing platform brings you closer to the seas and surrounding ambience, and also provides easy access to the water and use of water toys.

Yacht GIGIOLE

Yacht GIGIOLE

 

Never One

The 24m/78’9″ ft alluring motor yacht Never One is available in Italy this summer and is offering a 10% discount for charters in April and May 2017. She was refitted in 2016, which means that she is fully equipped with the latest technology. High gloss mahogany wood panelling and chic furnishing are some of the beautiful elements of her interior decor. Charter guests can enjoy alfresco dining, get together with their nearest and dearest to unwind after a thrilling day of adventure, and maybe enjoy watching one of the latest movies on the large TVs and Bose sound system in the main salon. Perfect for any occasions, luxury motor yacht Never One sleeps 9 guests overnight in 4 cabins but is also suitable for hosting a casual party white at anchor.

Maiora NEVER ONE - Main

Maiora NEVER ONE – Main

Take a look at MORE MED CHARTER SPECIALS and contact CharterWorld now to make a booking. Hurry, charter boats are booking up early this year.

 

Codecasa Shipyards building the new Superyacht CODECASA 65

April 20, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Codecasa Shipyards announced the construction of their new superyacht – Codecasa 65 Hull F74.The new 65m Hull 74 is a follow up on superyachts Main, Eternity (ex. Family Day) and Double Down (ex. Lady Lau). This superyacht project is being built to the design developed by the shipyard’s in-house team.

 

Codecasa Shipyards is building superyacht Codecasa 65 Hull F74

Codecasa Shipyards is building superyacht Codecasa 65 Hull F74

Hull 74 is the fourth unit from the flagship series of Codecasa. She will be completely custom-built and will feature outstanding technical and quality characteristics. The owner is yet to confirm a team of designers to develop the superyacht’s interior.

Codecasa 65 Hull 75 is scheduled for delivery in summer 2019.

Main specifications:

LOA: 65,00 meters
Maximum beam: 11,20 meters
Maximum draft:  3,70 meters
Hull:  high tensile steel ah 36
Superstructure: aluminium 5083 h111/h321
Classification: Lloyd’s Register EMEA 100 a1, SSC “yacht” MONO g6  LMC+UMS – LY3 full compliance
Full load displacement: 950 tonnes approx.
Main engines: 2 caterpillar 3516c (1825kw / 2448 hp @ 1600 rpm)
Stabilisers: NAIAD DYNAMICS zero speed
Maximum speed at light displacement: 17 knots
Range: 5,000 nautical miles @ 12 knots
Fuel oil capacity: 160,000 litres

While this project is underway, you can charter Codecasa 65 motor yachts Double Down (ex. Lady Lau) and Eternity (ex. Family Day). They are available in the Mediterranean this summer and will be cruising in the water of Italy, France, Croatia and Greece.

Yacht ETERNITY (ex. FAMILY DAY)

Yacht ETERNITY (ex. FAMILY DAY)

DOUBLE DOWN

DOUBLE DOWN (ex. Lady Lau)

 

You can find out more about Codecasa Shipyards and the luxury superyacht available for charter here. If you are interested in chartering a luxury motor yacht, please contact our charter brokers.

Top 10 Superyachts you HAVE TO SEE at MYBA Charter Show in Barcelona

April 19, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

One of the “must-visit” superyacht events, the MYBA Charter Show will be held at Barcelona‘s prominent OneOcean Port Vell for the first time. Last year, the decision on the new venue was announced by the MYBA authorities, confirming that Barcelona would be hosting the event for the next three years. OneOcean Port Vell can berth 68 yachts ranging from 22m – 190m. Here are the top 10 charter superyachts you will see at OneOcean Port Vell from the 24th until the 27th of April 20107. 

1. Satori

Launched earlier this year, the brand new 41.5-metre sailing yacht Satori is waiting for her first Mediterranean charter vacations. This breathtaking luxury vessel accommodates 10 charter guests and has some excellent facilities, including Hammam, massage room, alfresco dining and lavish interior living spaces.

Sailing yacht SATORI

Sailing yacht SATORI

2. Shawlife

Built by prominent shipbuilder Princess Yachts, motor yacht Shawlife boasts 21.25m LOA and offers comfortable accommodation for up to 8 charter guests. She can reach a top speed of 20 knots and has excellent water toys for some extra fun on a private yacht charter vacation.

MY SHAWLIFE

M/Y SHAWLIFE

3. Takara

Another brand new motor yacht in the world of luxury charter yachts is the beautiful 38-metre Takara. Her interior styling is best described as contemporary, with some opulent elements and a total “Zen” atmosphere. Her large panoramic windows will allow the guests to enjoy the picturesque views of the Western Mediterranean, where she will be available for charter this summer from EUR€ 130,000.00 per week plus expenses.

M/Y TAKARA

M/Y TAKARA

MY TAKARA - Upper salon

MY TAKARA – Upper salon

4. Joy

Joy was one of the best additions to the global fleet of charter yachts in 2016. Being available for charter for less than a year, Joy has already won the hearts of many and has been in very high demand. Joy is a 70-metre motor yacht of outstanding quality. She was designed and built by some of the leading designers and bespoke shipbuilder Feadship. Opulent accommodation onboard Joy is for 12 guests, assisted by 17 crew members.

Superyacht Joy. Photo credit: Alina Garazhenko

Superyacht Joy. Photo credit: Alina Garazhenko

5. Lucky Lady

The 62.60-metre impressive motor yacht Lucky Lady (ex Lady Lola) was launched in 2002. Following her refit, completed early in 2017, Lucky Lady is taking bookings for charters in Eastern Mediterranean. She is fully equipped with advanced technology while providing beautiful, luxurious living spaces for her guests to enjoy their charter vacations to the fullest. Her accommodation layout comprises of 5 well-appointed cabins to accommodate a total of 10 guests.

Motor Yacht Lucky Lady

Motor Yacht Lucky Lady

6. GO

Another highly popular charter yacht built by Feadship, GO is a real head turner at every port. She was refitted in 2015 and boasts tasteful interior created by world-renowned Sinot Design. One of her outstanding features is the main salon with unique circular couch, which is the ideal area for all guests to enjoy cocktails, conversation or perhaps even the latest movie on her large high definition flat screen TV. This 43-metre superyacht sleep 10 guests overnights in 5 lovely cabins.

MY GO - Main

MY GO – Main

MY GO - Alfresco dining

MY GO – Alfresco dining

7. Axioma

The six-deck luxury vessel Axioma (ex. Red Square) is one of the finest yachts built by Dunya Yachts. She was launched in 2013 and constructed to the design by Sterling Scott and interior designer Alberto Pinto. She boasts a huge saloon, with open gallery and glass doors leading to the beach club, which is home to the infinity pool and four sets of sofas. The dedicated owner’s deck has a master bedroom with a walk-in dressing room, twin bathrooms, and a cinema/lounge, leading to a dining terrace. Axioma can accommodate 12 guests.

MegaYacht Axioma (ex. Red Square) - Image courtesy of Dunya Yachts

MegaYacht Axioma (ex. Red Square) – Image courtesy of Dunya Yachts

MegaYacht Axioma (ex. Red Square) Upper Deck - Image courtesy of Dunya Yachts

MegaYacht Axioma (ex. Red Square) Upper Deck – Image courtesy of Dunya Yachts

8. Nero

Nero is a classic superyacht with some excellent features. She has a large entertaining area on the main deck, where her charter guests will enjoy amazing meals prepared by the chef on board, will have an aperitif or simply relax after a day of adventure. There is a five-metre pool on the foredeck and a large beach platform for everyone to enjoy the water. For those who are into an active lifestyle, there is a gymnasium, water toys and tenders, and diving equipment. Nero is available for charter from EUR€ 475,000.00 per week.

Superyacht NERO

Superyacht NERO

Motor yacht Nero - foredeck pool

Motor yacht Nero – foredeck pool

9. ICON

Motor yacht ICON is perfect for Mediterranean charters this summer. Built in 2009 and refitted in 2014, ICON was the first superyacht built by Icon Yachts. With an overall length of 68-metres and a beam of 11.4-metres, ICON provides voluminous living spaces. Her accommodation comprises of 7 cabins for a total of 12 guests. ICON’s interior styling is by Redman Whiteley Dixon, with the interior design being a work of the renowned Studio Linse.

68m mega yacht ICON by Icon Yachts

68m mega yacht ICON by Icon Yachts

10. Pride

The prestigious Italian shipyard Mondo Marine launched motor yacht Pride in 2013 to the design drawn by Viudes Yachts. At 45 metres Pride offers exceptional outdoor spaces spanned over three decks. The centre of casual entertainment onboard Pride is the sundeck, which boasts a huge sun pad, ample seating and lavish wet bar. Accommodation is offered for 12 guests in the following cabin configuration: owner’s master suite, full-beam VIP cabin, two double cabins and 2 twin cabins.

Superyacht PRIDE

Superyacht PRIDE

Superyacht PRIDE - Decks From Above

Superyacht PRIDE – Decks From Above

There is a large selection of luxury motor and sailing yachts that you can charter in the finest locations of the Mediterranean this summer. Some of the most popular locations include Monaco, Nice, Cannes, Portofino, Amalfi, Mallorca, Mykonos, Bodrum and many others. For more information on availability and rates, please contact our charter brokers.

Special offer: Two offers for Mediterranean event charters with M/Y Sherakhan

April 18, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

70m/229ft superyacht SHERAKHAN has two different offers for event charters in the Mediterranean this summer:

  • 10 days for the price of 7 during the Cannes Film Festival, and
  • a saving of over €50,000 for charters during the Monaco Grand Prix
Superyacht SHERAKHAN

Superyacht SHERAKHAN

Built by Vuyk in 2005 and last refitted in 2014, luxury yacht SHERAKHAN features the exterior styling of Verkek Yachting Projects and the interior work of Rijntjes Interior Design. Any groups that choose her for charter will be dazzled by her exquisite interiors and amenities, which take into account dockside parties of up to 150 guests.

Motor yacht SHERAKHAN - Formal dining area

Motor yacht SHERAKHAN – Formal dining area

The main salon and dining room are spaced over two tiers and connected by two glass staircases. On the lower level the elongated formal dining table takes centre stage and 22 guests will have a comfortable and memorable meal within contemporary surroundings filled with decorative details.

Luxury yacht SHERAKHAN - Main salon

Luxury yacht SHERAKHAN – Main salon

On the higher tier, guests will have a commanding view of the action below while sitting near the balustrades, or the main salon towards the aft offers fireside seating while engaging in hobbies or conversing with friends.

On the main deck aft the large outdoor lounging area is ready to receive extra guests for magical Mediterranean nights entertaining under the stars.

Superyacht SHERAKHAN - Alfresco dining on the upper deck aft

Superyacht SHERAKHAN – Alfresco dining on the upper deck aft

For alfresco dining, the upper deck aft has three separate tables serving up to 24 guests mouthwatering cuisine while surrounded be sweeping views of France, Italy or Greece.

“Luxury yacht SHERAKHAN is available for charter from €425,000 per week plus expenses. Reserve your dates in the Mediterranean and contact CharterWorld now.”

Sundeck spa pool and sun loungers - Luxury yacht SHERAKHAN

Sundeck spa pool and sun loungers – Luxury yacht SHERAKHAN

For rest and recuperation out in the fresh air, the sundeck is filled with sun loungers and a large spa pool to accommodate many guests at once.

Spa and gym aboard luxury yacht SHERAKHAN

Spa and gym aboard luxury yacht SHERAKHAN

While in transit, guests can burn off excess energy in the gym, on the lower deck, or use the spa facilities which include a sauna and beauty salon.

Superyacht SHERAKHAN has an impressive selection of water toys on board, including:

  • 3 x laser sail boats
  • 2 x windsurfers
  • 2 x Waverunners
  • 2 x jet skis
  • 2 x water skis
  • 2 x paddleboards
  • a waterslide
  • a wakeboard
  • fishing equipment, and
  • inflatable and towable toys
Superyacht SHERAKHAN - Master suite

Superyacht SHERAKHAN – Master suite

The on board accommodation sleeps up to 26 guests over 13 cabins: 1 Master suite, 2 VIP staterooms, 4 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. A crew of 19 will ensure that everyone on board has the chance to make full use of the facilities and has a first class charter experience.

Luxury yacht SHERAKHAN is available for charter from €425,000 per week plus expenses. Reserve your dates in the Mediterranean and contact CharterWorld now.

Sailing yacht OHANA Has a Special Weekly Rate of €125,000 until May

April 18, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Luxury sailing yacht OHANA is a breathtaking 50m vessel, ready to take you on your next vacation in the Mediterranean. Get together with the nearest and dearest and prepare for an amazing journey in France, Italy, Croatia or Spain this summer. Ohana is currently available for charter at the Monaco Grand Prix and the Cannes Film Festival

Luxury sailing yacht Ohana by Fitzroy Yachts and Dubois

Luxury sailing yacht Ohana by Fitzroy Yachts and Dubois

Ohana was designed by world-renowned Dubois Naval Architects and boasts a distinctive grey and yellow hull, which surely will turn heads anywhere this beauty cruises. Ohana reaches a top speed of 18 knots and can cruise comfortably at a speed of 12 knots.

Luxury yacht Ohana - Dining Credit Fitzroy Yachts

Luxury yacht Ohana – Dining Credit Fitzroy Yachts

“Luxury yacht charter holidays await you in magnificent places of the Mediterranean: Ohana is available for charters at a special rate of €125,000 per week until May.”

Her interior is airy and welcoming, with comfortable seating, dining area options and lavish accommodation. There is plenty of space to sleep 10 charter guests in a full-beam master suite and four staterooms. Sailing yacht Ohana is also ideal for quayside events and can carry up to 60 guests.

Ohana Yacht - Stateroom

Ohana Yacht – Stateroom

 

Ohana Yacht - Twin Cabin Credit Fitzroy Yachts

Ohana Yacht – Twin Cabin Credit Fitzroy Yachts

Luxury yacht charter holidays await you in magnificent places of the Mediterranean: Ohana is available for charters at a special rate of €125,000 per week until May. What if you combine a luxury yacht charter vacation aboard Ohana and the beauty of the Mediterranean? This might be your holiday of the lifetime!

Superyacht Ohana by Fitzroy

Superyacht Ohana by Fitzroy

If you would like to find out more or to secure this sailing yacht for charter, please do not hesitate to contact our charter brokers.

Photo of the week: 99m Madame GU and 96m Faith in Antibes

April 13, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

With her brand new name showcased at the aft, motor yacht Faith (previously knows as Vertigo) was spotted moored next to the imposing 99-metre superyacht Madame Gu in Antibes, France. Both yachts were built by Feadship, with Madame Gu’s launch in 2013 and Faith’s launch in 2016.

Madame gu 99m and faith 96m in Antibes both built by feadship. Photo credit @kyleloubser

Madame gu 99m and faith 96m in Antibes both built by Feadship. Photo credit @kyleloubser

Madame Gu boasts striking exterior, designed by Andrew Winch. No wonder, yacht spotters cannot miss an opportunity to capture this yacht – look at her head-spinning blue hull! Madame Gu is powered by 4 MTU 20V4000 M73 diesel engines and can reach a top speed of 24 knots. She can accommodate 12 guests, assisted by a crew of 38.

As for Faith, she is a brand new luxury vessel with a LOA of 96.55m. Her well-balanced exterior lines were drawn by Redman Whiteley Dixon. The luxurious interior of Faith was designed by Chahan Interior Design. With a pair of MTU 16V4000 M63L diesel engines, Faith has a top speed of 17 knots. She sleeps 12 guests overnight and is operated by a crew of 26.

Find out more about superyachts built by Feadship or view amazing photos of Faith recently photographed in Gibraltar.

Enjoy Exceptional History and Incredible Gastronomy of the Mediterranean Aboard Sailing Yacht Dragonfly

April 05, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Refitted last year, sailing yacht Dragonfly is ready to explore the hub of culture, history and fine gastronomy – the Mediterranean. Charter this breathtaking 39m yacht and go on a breathtaking vacation this summer to charming Italy, France, Croatia and Malta.

SY DRAGONFLY 39M

SY DRAGONFLY 39M

The classical and sophisticated interior of Dragonfly offers inviting atmosphere. Accommodation onboard is provided for ten guests. There are three double cabins and two twin cabins, all with ensuite facilities.

SY DRAGONFLY 39M

SY DRAGONFLY 39M

There is a crew of six to make sure the highest standard of services delivered at all times, while the guests will enjoy their relaxing summer vacation.

SY DRAGONFLY 39M

SY DRAGONFLY 39M

Dragonfly is equipped with the exterior living area to provide plenty of room for alfresco dining, sunbathing and relaxation.

Charter this breathtaking 39m yacht and go on a breathtaking vacation this summer to charming Italy, France, Croatia and Malta. Contact CharterWorld now.

SY DRAGONFLY 39M

SY DRAGONFLY 39M

To secure sailing yacht Dragonfly for charter please contact out charter brokers.

Visit breathtaking Amalfi Coast, Naples, Capri and Corsica Aboard Luxury Charter Yacht Apogee

March 31, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

The Western Mediterranean is one of the most diverse yachting regions. Spanned across two continents, the area includes cultural attractions of Italy, France and Spain – ideal places to visit for whose who love art and history. As well as an ultimate cultural experience, this part of the Mediterranean offers a variety of fantastic beaches, cafes and boutique shops. If you are planning a holiday this summer, then you should be aware that cruising on a luxury charter yacht is the best possible vacation scenario. The fantastic motor yacht Apogee will take on a journey of the lifetime, offering a flexible itinerary, luxury amenities on board and a professional crew of 17 to take care of everything while you sit back, relax and enjoy the summer sun.

Apogee - Codecasa

Apogee – Codecasa

Luxury motor yacht Apogee was built in 2003 and underwent her last refit in 2013. At 62.5 metre, Apogee boasts excellent interior spaces with sophisticated styling. The classically rich mahogany interior adds to the opulent yet relaxing atmosphere onboard.

Apogee - salon

Apogee – salon

Apogee sleeps 12 guests in 7 gorgeous staterooms. The main deck full-beam master suite has a king-size bed, his and hers bathroom facilities, a Spa Pool tub, a study and a walk in closet. The guests’ stateroom is on the main deck as well, featuring a pull out double sofa bed and two Pullman bunks. Further, four guest cabins are on the lower deck: two double and two twin cabins. Another double guests cabin is in the sky lounge. All guests cabins have private en-suites.

Apogee - dining

Apogee – dining

The sky lounge is of a generous size – perfect for entertainment and social gatherings. Motor yacht Apogee offers a spa centre with a gym, a huge 12-person Jacuzzi, two bars and plenty of space to top up your tan.

Apogee - Spa Tub

Apogee – Spa Tub

Apogee is a lovely superyacht to charter with family and friends. There is an array of water toys, various scuba diving and snorkelling equipment, suitable for kids and adults.

As Europe is the most popular cruising destination this summer, superyachts available in Cote d’Azure, Corsica, Amalfi Coast, Portofino, Sardinia and Naples are booking up very early. Do not miss out on this amazing opportunity to secure motor yacht Apogee for charter now. Contact out charter brokers for more information.

Be the First One to Charter Brand New Sailing Yacht SATORI in France, Italy, Monaco and Spain

March 28, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

The super modern sailing yacht Satori was launched in early 2017 by the Turkish shipbuilder Big Blue Yachting Company. Satori is a 41.5m breathtaking vessel, which can take ten guests on a memorable luxury yacht charter vacation. Satori will be available for summer charters this summer in West Mediterranean, including France,  Italy, Monaco, Spain, Sardinia and Corsica. As she is the new addition to the world of charter yachts, she is believed to be highly popular this season and will be booking up very early, so don’t miss out!

Sailing yacht SATORI

Sailing yacht SATORI

What can be better than cruising the most glamorous yachting spots on a newly launched sailing superyacht? Explore the cosmopolitan places of West Mediterranean, indulge in luxury and enjoy the bring the sun.

Satori’s accommodation layout comprises five luxurious cabins. The full-beam master suite includes a seating area, a study and a huge bathroom with a large hammam, a tub and his and hers facilities and wardrobes. An outstanding feature of this yacht includes a possibility of converting the master stateroom into a spa, a massage room or a gymnasium with an en-suite bathroom.

Monaco. photo Chris Buhr

Monaco. photo Chris Buhr

Four additional guests cabins feature large wardrobe space and lavish marble en-suite showrooms. The latest entertainment system is installed on board and in all guest cabins.

Satori can cruise at a speed of 12 knots, while still providing absolute comfort for all guests.

In order to get more information and images of the yacht, please contact our friendly brokers. Alternatively, you can view a selection of luxury yachts, which you can charter in the Mediterranean this summer.