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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:

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.




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.






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.



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.

13 Fantastic Superyacht Charters for the Cannes and the French Riviera

May 22, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

The Cannes Film Festival is the best event to celebrate the start of summer charter season as the rich and famous arrive in the Mediterranean to enjoy glitz and galmour. It’s not too late to charter a luxury superyacht in Cannes and the French Riviera. Here are 13 fantastic superyachts you can secure right now:


The Mischief is the ideal superyacht to charter with its celebrity looks to the Cannes Film Festival. She can accommodate up to 12 guests and a good time for all is guaranteed. Unwind on board this beautiful vessel after a day star spotting watching the event unfold on flat screen televisions while trying one of the many wines available. Mischief has magnificent décor that ranges from crisp white interiors, plush sofas and dark blue furniture. On deck there’s gym equipment, a dining table, sunbeds and a hot tub, so plenty to do when you’re not celeb watching. For water sport enthusiasts, inflatable pontoons connect to the swim platform creating a floating sunbathing area, taking you even closer to the warm waters of the French Riviera. Enjoy glamour, excitement and the opportunity to see A-list film stars at Cannes on the Mischief. Crew make sure everything goes according to plan. So, get dressed up, enjoy a glass of champagne or wine before the fun begins. Should you need to get in touch with work colleagues there’s a sensational marble-clad office where you can send emails from. Arrange to have an evening party on one of the huge decks where’s there’s cosy seating, while delicious food is being served.

Superyacht MISCHIEF

Superyacht MISCHIEF


Princess AVK

With a backdrop of Cannes, magnificent buildings, verdant landscape and beautiful weather, live like a star at the Cannes Film Festival. Charter the Princess AVK to this Mediterranean hot spot to see if you can catch film stars and celebrities doing what they do best. The Princess AVK sleeps up to 12 guests in six amazing state rooms. Overlooking the waters the full beam master suite and two VIP double state rooms provide stunning views while balconies unfurl from the main deck. The ethereal lounge has French doors that open to a fold-down terrace for guests to relax on. Take in the sun and have a drink from the bar or enjoy a sumptuous meal on the sun deck. The Jacuzzi is another place to take in the spectacular views while another lounge is situated in the shade, if the weather gets a little too hot. Princess AVK’s main saloon has a cocktail bar, sofas and a dining table close by to a second more casual living space. Her beach club contains a shower and sauna. This is ideal for guests to chill after a day of playing on water toys like wake boards, jet skis or a fly board, in the blue waters of the Med.

Superyacht Blush - a sistership to second Sunseeker 155 Yacht

Superyacht Blush – a sistership to second Sunseeker 155 Yacht


Coral Ocean

Take the Coral Ocean on a private yacht charter to Cannes to coincide with the exciting festival which is held in this world-famous resort every year. With a vintage appeal, just like the French Riviera, Coral Ocean is a charming, eye-catching superyacht. She provides the perfect base to relax in the sun when at anchor in Cannes or to hold star-studded parties when night falls. Catch this world-renowned film festival from the decks of this beautiful vessel and see how many stars you can spot while in the harbour. The Coral Ocean has three outside decks and is the perfect superyacht to entertain guests, soak up the sun’s rays or just chill. She presents a unique profile in the water having retractable balconies on starboard and port. Sumptuously furnished and inspired by Polynesian and African art, Coral Ocean has spacious areas throughout for guests to come and go as they please. The six well-appointed cabins sleep up to twelve people while there’s sufficient space for a crew of nineteen. Your days will be filled with activities in the gym, the spa area, the steam room or having a gentle swim in the pool. Take some time out and watch a favourite movie on the huge cinema screen at the end of the main saloon or get lost in your thoughts and look out to sea.

Coral Ocean yacht - Jeff Brown

Coral Ocean yacht – Jeff Brown



For one of the ultimate yacht charter vacations ever, head to Cannes. Arrange your visit to enjoy the Cannes Film Festival by sailing on the imposing Okto superyacht. She is one of the best superyachts to charter to this part of the French Riviera where you might see film stars, celebrities and famous actors/actresses. Once you step on board you will experience life at sea on a 66m silent, fine vessel. Hold an exclusive party on board the Okto to dance the night away under the stars. This sleek, stylish superyacht is well equipped with a Jacuzzi, a swimming pool which is lit up in the evening with backlights as well as two huge outdoor lounges. One is well shaded while the other is a more informal area with comfortable sofas, sun pads and loungers. Accommodating up to 10 guests in five exquisite cabins, Okto also has an owner’s suite with private balcony offering stupendous sea views. The open plan main saloon and dining room, along with a cosy cocktail lounge, are ideal places to relax after a busy day star spotting! For the more energetic guests, have a workout in the well-equipped gym or take to the water on jet skis.

OKTO profile by ISA Yachts

Superyacht OKTO – profile by ISA Yachts


Illusion V

This sleek superyacht blends in well with other vessels in Cannes Harbour so when the Film Festival is underway, you too will feel like a star. The epitome of elegance and sophistication, Illusion V has been artfully designed by Green and Mingarelli. Her interior is luxurious, inviting, with a laid-back feel. Materials like wood, parchment, marble, travertine mingle with coconut weave and mother of pearl to create a luminescence all of her own. Ivory leather ceilings finish each part of the vessel off to perfection offering light and lots of space. On her journey to Cannes, you will see LED illumination which is individually controlled making the Illusion V just that – an illusion. Along with a state-of-the-art cinema room Illusion V has a main saloon with bar. There’s a rose motif running right through the yacht along with pretty coloured plants and bouquets of sweet-smelling flowers. Taking 12 guests on board in six cabins, she also has a full beam VIP suite. A beautiful sky lounge is where the main dining room is situated, ideal for social gatherings and parties. This leads out onto the sky deck and a Jacuzzi. On the lower deck, there’s a good size swim platform, extra seating and al fresco dining spots.

Superyacht Illusion V

Superyacht Illusion V



A truly spectacular superyacht, Sherakhan can be chartered to the French Riviera at the same time the Cannes Film Festival is being held. Experience the electric atmosphere sailing along the Riviera when it’s lit up at night with lots of stars and celebrities walking along the promenade. Glamour and glitz is the order of the day so join in and have some fun when on a yacht charter on board the magnificent Sherakhan. She is the perfect vessel to entertain on with her split-level main saloon and dining table large enough for 22 guests. The saloon is 7m high with a skylight right through to the Jacuzzi on deck. While on board work out in the gym or pamper yourself in the beauty salon. Why not have a whisky in the study that is home to a library and electric fireplace? Up to 26 guests can be accommodated in 13 spacious, bright and airy cabins. Moving on deck you will see lots of seating and lounging areas where you can sit, relax and sip a cocktail or two. With al fresco dining options, enough space when at port to host up to 130 guests, Sherakhan is definitely a party yacht and one which looks perfectly at home in Cannes Harbour.

superyacht SHERAKHAN

superyacht SHERAKHAN



This 61m/20ft motor yacht can be chartered to coincide with the Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera. She was built in 2007 with a timeless appearance and lots of modern, up-to-date amenities on board. Majestic makes an excellent platform to watch the comings and goings at the Cannes Film Festival with front row seats facing the harbour. She is also suitable for hosting event charters and parties. Dine al fresco on the upper deck aft or if preferred, a 14-seat table can be organised on an enclosed deck instead. Sleeping up to 12 guests in seven luxurious cabins Majestic provides an elegant background when night draws in. After spotting A-listers on shore, relax and unwind in a cosy lounge with a drink before it’s time to retire to your cabin. Fresh the next day there’s plenty to do on board from catching the sun’s rays, reading a novel or trying out some of the exciting water toys. Take a dip in the swimming pool or make new acquaintances to discuss which celebrity you have seen and what lies ahead the next day. One thing’s for sure, there’ll be no shortage of celebs or stars to see at the Cannes Film Festival.

Superyacht Majestic (ex.SECRET) - Image Courtesy of Feadship

Superyacht Majestic (ex.SECRET) – Image Courtesy of Feadship


Martha Ann

If you want to host a grand event at the Cannes Film Festival with friends or family, this superyacht certainly fits the bill. Martha Ann is a huge, stylish yacht with a white superstructure and blue hull. She has been crafted with opulent interiors and plenty of places to dine, relax or be entertained. With her wet bars, audio/visual and communications systems and large deck pool, Martha Ann is perfect in every way. There’s even an elevator to take you up to the top deck where you can catch a glimpse of the rich and famous! Sleeping up to 12 people in 7 state rooms choose from a master suite, six double cabins, one twin cabin, or a VIP cabin. Twenty crew onboard will make sure you enjoy a yacht charter vacation like no other. The beautiful furniture, comfortable seating areas and ambient atmosphere create a superb, restful feel to the Martha Ann. When you set out to sea again after seeing famous stars and celebrities at the Cannes Film Festival, there’s always lots to do. Dive into the warm sea and take in a more glorious world than you could ever have imagined underwater. Do a little fishing or chill out on the swim platform before getting ready for a delicious barbeque.

Motor Yacht MARTHA ANN - Main

Motor Yacht MARTHA ANN – Main



With her magnetic draw and captivating beauty, O’Neiro is the ideal vessel to charter to the quintessentially Mediterranean region of the French Riviera. Arrange your dates the same at the same time as the Cannes Film Festival to give yourself the opportunity to spot some stars on the quayside. Her hull is bright turquoise which makes a statement as soon as she enters Cannes Harbour. With huge deck spaces to entertain guests, O’Neiro also has a Jacuzzi, an al fresco dining table, a cocktail bar and additional dining space for informal meals. Sleeping up to 12 in seven cabins she is a classy vessel full of opulent features and classical artwork. To relax there are plasma monitors, home theatre systems, a CD and DVD player as well as an MP3 player in all saloons. For the children, a Playstation can be used, books can be read or there’s even a PS3 games and XBOX One library. When it comes to leisure activities, try out one of the many tenders, a wave runner, F5 Seabob or 2-person kayak canoe which can be paddled or pedalled. Try your luck on a stand-up paddle board, water skis, tubes, kneeboard or wake board. For keen anglers, there’s fishing and trawling equipment, the O’Neiro crew has thought of just about everything!

Superyacht ONEIRO

Superyacht ONEIRO



Gatsby is a luxury superyacht that knows her way around the French Riviera. She is 30m in length and was built by Filippetti Yachts in 2014. Her soft, round lines, large decks and beautiful interior make her especially appealing at the Cannes Film Festival. Charter this exciting vessel to the French Riviera for an experience of a lifetime. Seeing your favourite stars from the beautiful spacious decks or relaxing on board brings a new dimension to the world of chartering. There’s always time to disembark to join in the activities on shore.
Gatsby’s interior is absolutely stunning. The master cabin is like a huge suite featuring a two-room bathroom, a large office and a dressing room. On the lower deck there are four guest cabins, all with en suite bathrooms. The crew have their quarters independently of these cabins with a galley, laundry and small dinette. Socialise on deck while enjoying the amazing views of Cannes then dine al fresco or relax on one of the many sun pads. Feeling a little energetic? Have some fun on one of the many water toys or tenders. Like her namesake, Gatsby is cool, suave and debonair especially when sailing over the waves of the Med.

Filippetti Navetta 30 superyacht GATSBY

Filippetti Navetta 30 superyacht GATSBY



Heading for Cannes this year? Charter Broadwater, a 49.7m (163ft) Feadship that will stand out in the stunning marina. The Cannes Film Festival is one place to see and be seen especially from the decks of such a beautiful vessel as Broadwater. She can sleep up to ten charter guests in comfort and style while at this prestigious event. The master suite on the main deck boasts a king size bed, a his and hers bathroom along with a private office. Four queen size state rooms are just as awesome with all having iPod docking stations, Kaleidoscope AV and a flat screen satellite television. Antiques and original oil paintings bedeck the walls in the formal saloon where guests can also enjoy surround sound music. A sky lounge is the ideal place for entertainment with a games table, plasma TV, library and board games. Take a stroll to the aft deck to have a drink at the bar with friends or fellow guests. Why not go to the upper aft deck to enjoy an al fresco meal and see if you can spot the stars at the Film Festival? After a stunning refit, Broadwater now has an amazing cocktail den which makes for a perfect venue if you’re holding a Cannes Film Festival after-party.

Superyacht Broadwater

Superyacht Broadwater



Take the Mistress to the French Riviera for the Cannes Film Festival and see how she fits in perfectly. This spectacular motor yacht is 46m, 150.92ft, long and was refitted in 2013. She has a steel hull and aluminium structure as well as featuring a modern stabilisation system to ensure comfort throughout the voyage. Luxury abounds as soon as you step on board. The Mistress sleeps up to 11 guests in six rooms comprising double and twin cabins. Nine crew members make sure everyone is relaxed and has everything they could possibly want. Sumptuous furnishings, comfortable seating and timeless styling create an impressive as well as luxurious look. On deck, there are plenty of seats and sun loungers for guests to chill out on while enjoying a drink or two. Admire the walnut wood panelling and cut glass which has been carefully placed in the main saloon. For total relaxation take a seat in the sauna to recharge your batteries and freshen up for party night. The Cannes Film Festival is always an event worth seeing, whether it’s to spot a celeb or two or just enjoy the exciting atmosphere. One thing’s for sure, you will certainly want to charter the Mistress again with her welcoming captain and crew.

Motor yacht MISTRESS - Main shot

Motor yacht MISTRESS – Main shot


Midnight Sun

With her sophisticated interior in soft olive green and rich cream colours, Midnight Sun is truly a romantic vessel, ideal for chartering to the Cannes Film Festival. Accommodating up to 10 guests in five en suite cabins, she also enjoys a large split-level, full-beam master state room on the main deck. On the lower deck, there are two further double cabins and two convertible twin/double guest cabins. Midnight Sun also has lots of dining options available. There’s dining in the main saloon or al fresco on the fly bridge. A welcoming lounge on the aft deck is the ideal place for a morning coffee while another lounge provides front row seats to watch what’s going on ashore. See if you can spot a famous movie star walking on the red carpet at the Film Festival, some of the best names in film can be seen just off shore. The glittering gold hull of Midnight Sun shines during the day in the sun and stands out in the evening while at anchor. Arrange an intimate party in the main saloon with cocktails, gourmet meals and lots of music. After a busy but enjoyable day and evening, make your way to a comfortable cabin, ready to do it all again the next day.



To secure a luxury charter yacht in the French Riviera, please contact our charter brokers.

Special offer: 10% June discount on M/Y Kanaloa charters in the Eastern and Western Mediterranean

May 22, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Choose an award-winning superyacht for your Mediterranean charter with 48m/159ft M/Y KANALOA (ex.PEGASO and CAYMAN ISLANDS): Built by CRN in 1996 and last refitted in 2015, she won the Refitted / Rebuilt / Converted Yachts category at the World Superyacht Awards 2016 features the interior design work of Zuretti and the exterior design talents of George Nicholson.

Motor yacht KANALOA - Built by CRN Yachts

Motor yacht KANALOA – Built by CRN Yachts

On the main deck the separate formal dining area seats up to 12 guests in stately splendour perfect for intimate family meals and celebrating special occasions.

Luxury yacht KANALOA - Main salon

Luxury yacht KANALOA – Main salon

The salon on the upper deck is perfectly suited to opulent evenings of entertaining, with plush sofas creating three different seating areas for smaller conversations while still remaining close at hand to mingle with the other guests. A games table towards the aft will provide hours of fun for guests of all ages.

“Motor yacht KANALOA is ready for charter in the Eastern and Western Mediterranean from €140,000-€160,000 per week plus expenses and is offering a 10% discount for bookings made for June. Contact CharterWorld to learn more and take advantage of this great special offer.”

Superyacht KANALOA - Formal dining

Superyacht KANALOA – Formal dining

Out on the upper deck aft there is space for outdoor exercise such as Pilates or yoga as well as room for alfresco dining and two seating areas fitted seamlessly around the edge for a choice of sunny or shaded seating while cruising through the Eastern Mediterranean.

Luxury yacht KANALOA - Sundeck

Luxury yacht KANALOA – Sundeck

Sun worshippers will be impressed with the fantastic range of options available on the sun deck: wide forward sunpads, aft sun loungers and in the centre outdoor gym equipment shaded by a canopy along with a generous Jacuzzi with bar-side seating will make the perfect afternoon in France or Croatia breeze by.

Superyacht KANALOA comes with an excellent selection of water toys and equipment, including:

  • 2 x bikes
  • 2 x Waverunners
  • 2 x sea scooters
  • 2 x kayaks
  • water skis
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • 1 x trampoline
  • snorkelling equipment
  • beach games, and
  • inflatable and towable toys

As an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre, guests have an excellent opportunity to learn any of the water toys and retain their skills long after the holiday is over.

Motor yacht KANALOA - Master suite

Motor yacht KANALOA – Master suite

The on board accommodation layout is designed for up to 11 guests over 6 cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom, 1 double cabin, 2 twin cabins and 1 single cabin.

Motor yacht KANALOA is ready for charter in the Eastern and Western Mediterranean from €140,000-€160,000 per week plus expenses and is offering a 10% discount for bookings made for June. Contact CharterWorld to learn more and take advantage of this great special offer.

50m Superyacht Vertige Delivered and Ready for Charter

May 17, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Great news comes from Italy, as Tankoa Yachts deliver their brand new superyacht Vertige and release the first running images of the yacht cruising the waters of Portofino. Motor yacht Vertige was designed by Francesco Paszkowski, with naval architecture by Massimo Visibelli.  More exciting news is that this 50m Italian superyacht has joined the global fleet of charter yachts and will be available this summer in the Western Mediterranean.

TANKOA 501 Luxury superyacht Vertige

TANKOA 501 Luxury superyacht Vertige

Francesco Paszkowski created the elegant and smooth design of the yacht, which makes her stand out from the line of the yachts of the same size. She boasts three large decks and opulent living spaces, designed with the intention of creating close to the sea cruising experience. Vertige offers an ample main deck salon with a lounge and a formal dining. The upper deck has an airy sky lounge and a bridge forward.

Vertige, Tankoa Yachts

Vertige, Tankoa Yachts

The Tankoa S501 Vertige is the result of a coordinated effort between the yard, the owner and our studio”, commented the yacht’s designer Francesco Paszkowski. “We understood each other, perfectly, right from the start of this project which was characterised by in-depth material and design element research and the excellent craftsmanship in the yard. This also included, for the first time on a Tankoa, a plumb bow, giving an indication of the yard’s future direction.”

Lavish accommodation is offered in the following layout: the full-beam master cabin, VIP suite and four guest cabins. A total of 12 charter guests will be taken care of by ten professional crew members.

One of the special features of Vertige is her fold-out balconies in the master cabins and on the aft deck. The interior spaces are bright and lit with plenty of natural light, thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows. Margherita Casprini, a famous superyacht interior designer, worked on the interior decor, which is best described as contemporary with warm colours.

Motor yacht Vertige

Motor yacht Vertige

Among luxury amenities, there are a gymnasium, home cinema, a 7m tender garage and generous sunbathing spaces. In addition, Vertige carries plenty of water toys to ensure charter guests will enjoy the sunshine and water activities in the finest yachting locations of the Mediterranean.

Motor yacht Vertige is available from $260,000 per week plus expenses. France, Italy, Monaco and Spain are to choose from, where to go on a luxury yacht charter aboard Vertige this summer. Contact our friendly charter brokers now to secure the dates.

Motor Yacht of the Year: Lurssen 156m Dilbar

May 17, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

We applaud the triumph of Lurssen Yachts, as the 156m Mega Yacht Dilbar receives the “Motor Yacht of the Year” award at the 2017 World Superyacht Awards. The authorities of Boat International Media held the event this year in Florence, Italy. Perhaps, the most important event in the industry, WSA attracted the elite of the yachting world anticipated decisions of the judges selecting the best of the best yachts delivered in 2016. You can view the full list of the winners here.

Dilbar. Photo credit Chris Suffeleers

Dilbar. Photo credit Chris Suffeleers

Dilbar also won in her category for “Displacement Motoryacht 3,000 GT and Above”. “One of the most complex and challenging yachts to be built”, as the judges described her, Dilbar is officially largest superyacht in the world in terms of gross tonnage. According to Lurssen, Dilbar’s gross tonnage is 15,917 tonnes, while her owner/guest area is of a very impressive size of 3,800 sqm.

Dilbar. Photo credit Jeff Brown

Dilbar. Photo credit Jeff Brown

The exterior design of the magnificent 156m Dilbar is a courtesy of Espen Oeino, while her interior design is by Winch Design.

Below are some of the best shots of the “Motor Yacht of the Year” – Dilbar:

Dilbar. Photo credit T. Kruse-Heidler

Dilbar. Photo credit T. Kruse-Heidler

dilbar. Photo credit Yvan Grubski

dilbar. Photo credit Yvan Grubski

Dilbar. Photo credit Yvan Grubski

Dilbar. Photo credit Yvan Grubski

World Superyacht Awards. Boat International Media

World Superyacht Awards. Boat International Media

Dilbar is currently in the Mediterranean and will stay there for the summer. Stay tuned, as there will be incredible photos of this mega yacht in Monaco, Italy, France and other destinations.