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Discover the beauty of the Adriatic with superyacht Serenitas

September 22, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

If you are looking for a crisp and cool modern motor yacht for charter in the Adriatic, 32m/105ft SERENITAS is you perfect match: Built in 2014 by Mengi-Yay, Ginton Naval Architects created her exterior explorer yacht appearance with a plumb bow and balanced interior and exterior spaces.

The main salon is a bright and spacious family environment equally ideal for entertaining and formal events. The comfortable salon plays with light and texture against a refreshing colour scheme of charcoal grey, white and topaz blue to create a magical living space day or night. The forward formal dining area seats up to 8 guests and no matter the occasion, everyone will enjoy a memorable meal prepared by your expert chef.

Superyacht SERENITAS - Salon, formal dining area and bar

Superyacht SERENITAS – Salon, formal dining area and bar

On the aft deck, the plush outdoor salon is an excellent place to begin the day, with plenty of fresh air while having morning coffee surrounded by transparent waters and luscious beaches. Steps down the stern provide easy access to the swim platform and to the water toys and tenders that will take you through the amazing arches and caves of your destination.

Luxury yacht SERENITAS - Alfresco dining and sunbathing on the bow

Luxury yacht SERENITAS – Alfresco dining and sunbathing on the bow

For uninterrupted forward views while dining or sunbathing, the bow is the perfect place to relax together or for peace and quiet away from the main group.

Motor yacht SERENITAS - Flybridge jacuzzi and alfresco lounge

Motor yacht SERENITAS – Flybridge jacuzzi and alfresco lounge

On the flybridge, guests are treated to a shaded alfresco lounge and a sunken Jacuzzi for easy access stepping in and out for all ages. To dry off, rest on the aft sun loungers and enjoy a nap among the dramatic landscapes of the Ionian Islands of Greece.

There is an excellent selection of water toys available for use in Sardinia, Croatia and Montenegro: Contact CharterWorld for more information.

Luxury yacht SERENITAS - Master suite

Luxury yacht SERENITAS – Master suite

The accommodation is designed to sleep a maximum of 10 guests over 5 cool and comfortable cabins: 1 Master suite, 2 VIP staterooms, 1 double cabin and 1 twin cabin. Her expert crew of 6 will ensure that everyone on board receives first-class service throughout the trip.

Motor yacht SERENITAS is ready for charter in the Adriatic and surrounding destinations from €70,000-€75,000 per week plus expenses. Find out more and contact CharterWorld now.

Special offer: Great price and great water toys with M/Y Meli on charter in Greece

September 12, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

21m/70ft motor yacht MELI is offering reduced price charters in Greece this September. Able to host up to 8 guests in beautiful and comfortable interiors with plenty of space, she is an appealing choice for family and friends charters among the Ionian Islands or the spectacular Dodecanese.

Ferretti motor yacht MELI

Ferretti motor yacht MELI

Built by Ferretti in 1999 and last refitted in 2015, she is capable of a top speed of 30 knots and a cruising speed of 26 knots to ensure that you spend as little time in transit as you hop from island to island.

Luxury yacht MELI - Salon

Luxury yacht MELI – Salon

The salon is a bright and airy space benefiting from large windows and pure white furnishings surrounded by wooden panelling. The soft sofas are an excellent place to rest after a day of exploring in the Cyclades and families can curl up together and watch a film on the widescreen TV before heading to bed.

M/Y MELI - Formal dining

M/Y MELI – Formal dining

On the upper level of the split-salon, there is a formal dining area for celebrating special occasions surrounded by light streaming in from above.

Outside, the aft deck has a large shaded table for outdoor living or for meals with uninterrupted views of every spectacular beach and settlement you visit.

Open yacht MELI - Flybridge seating

Open yacht MELI – Flybridge seating

If you decide to take a nap in the sunshine, the sunpads on the bow also provide magnificent views, as does the flybridge wher an additional sun lounging spo and exposed salon can be found.

Her excellent selection of water toys will ensure that you make the most of every picturesque beach and cove you visit, and the collection includes:

  • 2 x canoes
  • 1 x Seabob
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • water skis
  • Scuba diving equipment
  • snorkelling equipment
  • fishing gear, and
  • inflatable toys
Luxury yacht MELI - Guest suite

Luxury yacht MELI – Guest suite

The accommodation sleeps a maximum of 8 guests over 4 cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom and 2 twin cabins. A professional crew of 2 will provide everything you and your group require for an unforgettable holiday in one of the most mythical and historic countries in the world.

Luxury yacht MELI has a reduced price of €17,000 per week plus expenses for September charters in Greece, while her standard rate is €19,600-€23,800 p/w plus expenses. Find out more and make a booking by contacting CharterWorld now.

Special offer: Charter motor yacht Amor in Greece at a reduced rate

September 12, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

For charters with family and friends, open yacht AMOR is the ideal choice – especially when offering a reduced charter rate in Greece this September.

Motor yacht AMOR - Built by Ferretti

Motor yacht AMOR – Built by Ferretti

Built by Ferretti in 2002 and last refitted in 2014, 23m/76ft motor yacht AMOR is capable of a top speed of 30 knots and a cruising speed of 23 knots, for quick transit from one island to another.

Open yacht AMOR - Salon and formal dining area

Open yacht AMOR – Salon and formal dining area

The gorgeous salon is efficiently laid out for gathering everyone together before heading out to explore the wonders of the Eastern Mediterranean. The plush sofas have a crisp, clean appearance using a monochrome colour scheme and plenty of natural light. While waiting for dinner at the forward formal dining area, younger guests can entertain themselves with the choice selection of films available via satellite on the widescreen TV.

To the aft, there is a large table for relaxing outside with reading material and electronic devices or for alfresco dining in the shade. The bow space is used economically with sunpads offering uninterrupted views of such destinations as the Cyclades.

Flybridge sunpads and alfresco dining aboard luxury yacht AMOR

Flybridge sunpads and alfresco dining aboard luxury yacht AMOR

The sundeck has everything you require for a relaxing afternoon in the sunshine: The alfresco dining table will seat the whole family and afterwards there is no better place for a nap than the large sunpads.

There is a great selection of water toys for use in the amazing beaches of the Dodecanese or the Ionian Islands. The collection includes:

  • 1 x kneeboard
  • water skis
  • snorkelling equipment, and
  • inflatable and towable toys
Motor yacht AMOR - Master suite

Motor yacht AMOR – Master suite

The accommodation is designed to sleep up to 8 guests over 4 cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom and 2 twin cabins. A professional crew of 4 will ensure that everyone on board has a spectacular cruise throughout the Greek islands.

Luxury yacht AMOR is ready for charter in Greece this September at the special price of €19,000 per week plus expense, or at other times from €24,500-€26,000 p/w plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to make a booking.

Special offer: Reduced rate for charters in Greece aboard superyacht If

September 08, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Luxury yacht IF is ready for charter in Greece, providing guests with the enviable opportunity to explore the Cyclades, swim among the Ionian Islands or take to the lush and historical Dodecanese at a reduced rate.

Superyacht IF - Built by Maiora

Superyacht IF – Built by Maiora

Built by Maiora in 1999 and refitted in 2015, she features the exterior styling of Roberto del Re while Claudette Bonville is responsible for her interior design. Among her amenities is a home cinema and games consoles to keep the little ones busy as you move from one destination to another.

Motor yacht IF - Salon

Motor yacht IF – Salon

Gather together every morning in the warm and inviting salon and watch your spectacular destination come into view from the extensive windows running down the port and starboard sides. For the evenings, there is a bar with a choice selection of spirits and it is ideally situated near the aft to serve guests while dining alfresco outside.

Motor yacht IF - Main deck aft alfresco dining

Motor yacht IF – Main deck aft alfresco dining

For special occasions the forward formal dining area provides a close environment that places the diners and the delicious three course meals in the centre of the attention, to make an incredible occasion even more special.

Luxury yacht IF - Formal dining area

Luxury yacht IF – Formal dining area

After dining guests can choose to sit on the spacious swim platform on the stern, lie out on the bow sunpads or take to the sundeck for amazing views the the bleached white cliffs and the silky sand beaches while sitting back with reading material or taking a nap.

Luxury yacht IF - Sunpads

Luxury yacht IF – Sunpads

There is a choice selection of high quality water toys, including:

  • 2 x jet skis
  • 1 x Waverunner
  • water skis
  • snorkelling equipment, and
  • inflatable toys
Superyacht IF - Master suite

Superyacht IF – Master suite

The accommodation is designed for 8-10 guests over 4 cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom and 2 twin cabins, each with a Pullman berth. A professional crew of 6 will provide everything you and your group require for a fantastic charter experience in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Luxury yacht IF is available in Greece from €40,000 per week plus expenses. Find out more and contact CharterWorld today.

Special offer: Slashed prices on M/Y Kanaloa in the Ionian and Aegean Seas

September 04, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

For September only, superyacht KANALOA is offering a reduced Eastern Mediterranean charter fee of €99,000 instead of €140,000, representing a discount of 30%.

Luxury yacht KANALOA is now offering September charters at €90,000 per week plus expenses

Luxury yacht KANALOA is now offering September charters at €90,000 per week plus expenses

Cruising in the Ionian and Aegean, this 48m/159ft CRN motor yacht was last refitted in 2015 to improve her performance as well as update her appearance, offering guests timeless environments with 21st Century appeal.

As an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre with a great array of water toys, she is ideally suited to such destinations as the Dalmatian Coast or Croatia or the Cyclades of Greece.

Superyacht KANALOA - There are plenty of water toys and amenities for fun in the Mediterranean sun

Superyacht KANALOA – There are plenty of water toys and amenities for fun in the Mediterranean sun

To find out more about her on board facilities and accommodation, read her extensive article here or contact CharterWorld with all enquiries.

Special offer: Receive an incredible 25% off Mediterranean charters aboard M/Y Moonlight II

August 25, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Don’t miss out on the chance to charter superyacht MOONLIGHT II (ex.ALYSIA) at an incredible discount of 25% off in the Mediterranean this September.

Luxury yacht MOONLIGHT II - Built by Neorion

Luxury yacht MOONLIGHT II – Built by Neorion

Built by Neorion, this 91m/230ft superyacht has the naval architecture and interior and exterior design of Alpha Marine Ltd. Among her amenities is a health and beauty centre with a sauna and spa, plus helipad, a gym and a cinema.

Superyacht MOONLIGHT II - Main salon forward view

Superyacht MOONLIGHT II – Main salon forward view

The main salon is an awe-inspiring bespoke design that captures the essence of the very best modern trends: Pale furnishing and surroundings with silvery grey accents give way to a spacious centre for guests to easily stroll through from the sleeping quarters to take morning coffee on the expansive main deck aft.

Luxury yacht MOONLIGHT II - Formal dining room

Luxury yacht MOONLIGHT II – Formal dining room

Ready to host your dockside event or corporate event charter, the formal dining area is an unforgettable delight, seating all 32 guests at two extensive tables to ensure that no one misses out on a single moment of the festivities.

The main deck also hosts 10 of the 18 opulent guest cabins and guests will experience the immediate benefits of a an elevated position for the sleeping quarters: More expansive windows, greater natural light and fresh air flow all add up to a more comfortable nights rest.

“Motor yacht MOONLIGHT II is a stunning choice for charters throughout the Mediterranean and for September, she is offering an incredible discount of 25% off her usual charter price of €595,000-€644,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to get in on this amazing bargain now.”

Motor yacht MOONLIGHT II - Alfresco dining

Motor yacht MOONLIGHT II – Alfresco dining

The upper deck hosts a large portion of the guest accommodation, with the Master suite receiving enviable views and its own private forward terrace complete with a sunpad-surrounded Jacuzzi. Towards the stern, the skylounge acts as cinema and forms the perfect place for guests to gather to begin and end a satisfying day of exploration among such cities as Naples and Monte-Carlo.

Out on the upper deck aft there is an alfresco lounging area, less imposing than the setup on the bridge deck aft for more intimate conversations between close friends and family. The clear deck space to each side of the furniture can be used for exercise such as yoga or Pilates while out in the invigorating air.

Motor yacht MOONLIGHT II - Bridge deck lounge

Motor yacht MOONLIGHT II – Bridge deck lounge

The bridge deck saloon is a spacious environment for guests to cool down in after lounging out on the bridge deck aft. The bar is ideally positioned to serve drinks to guests indoors and outside, as well as providing a night-cap to guests sleeping on this floor.

Superyacht MOONLIGHT II - Sundeck Jacuzzi

Superyacht MOONLIGHT II – Sundeck Jacuzzi

The sundeck rounds off the whole experience with exceptional views of such destinations as the Cyclades or Ionian Islands of Greece, all while your guests lounge in the sunshine or soak in the Jacuzzi on the foredeck. The two extensive wet bars have an excellent selection of drinks for guests and visitors, with the whole deck lighting up at night to keep the party going long into the early hours.

Luxury yacht MOONLIGHT II - Spa

Luxury yacht MOONLIGHT II – Spa

There is a marvellous selection of water toys for use aboard this Approved RYA Water Sports Centre, and the collection includes:

  • 4 x Waverunners
  • 3 x water skis
  • 2 x kayaks
  • 2 x Seabobs
  • 2 x sea scooters
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • 1 x kneeboard
  • Scuba diving equipment
  • snorkelling equipment, and
  • inflatable and towable toys
Superyacht MOONLIGHT II - Master suite

Superyacht MOONLIGHT II – Master suite

The accommodation sleeps up to 36 guests over 18 cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom, 8 double cabins and 8 twin cabins. A professional crew of 35 will ensure that, however large your event, everyone receives stellar service and has a fantastic time on board.

Motor yacht MOONLIGHT II is a stunning choice for charters throughout the Mediterranean and for September, she is offering an incredible discount of 25% off her usual charter price of €595,000-€644,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to get in on this amazing bargain now.

Special offer: Superyacht Can’t Remember available at low season rate for Greece charters

August 24, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Head to the beautiful islands of Greece on a low-rate charter with 34m/167ft motor yacht CAN’T REMEMBER (ex.SIN). Built by Tecnomar in 2004 and last refitted in 2016, the interior was initially designed by Luca Dini before Tasos Zeppos completed her refit.

Motor yacht CAN'T REMEMBER - Built by Tecnomar

Motor yacht CAN’T REMEMBER – Built by Tecnomar

Capable of a cruising speed of 22 knots and a maximum speed of 25 knots, she is the perfect choice for island hopping and groups looking to spend as little time in transit as possible.

“Charter superyacht CAN’T REMEMBER in the Mediterranean from €42,000-€59,000 per week plus expenses, with her current offer providing the opportunity to charter her for the rest of the summer season at her low rate. Contact CharterWorld to find out more and to secure your booking today.”

Superyacht CAN'T REMEMBER - Salon and formal dining area

Superyacht CAN’T REMEMBER – Salon and formal dining area

The open plan salon has a striking colour scheme of warm coloured wood against charcoal black and silvery grey two large sofas sit adjacent to each other, allowing all guests to sit as one large group to plan for the day ahead or break off into separate conversations while remaining close to the main group.

Forward of the salon, the formal dining area is a comfortable and lavish space where the circular setup places the focus firmly on the company and the sumptuous meals.

Out on the shaded main deck aft, guests have the opportunity to live outside all day long and dine alfresco with sweeping views of the vibrant Eastern Mediterranean isles. There is a seating area on the foredeck as well as an expansive sunpad for an afternoon nap in the best summer weather.

Luxury yacht CAN'T REMEMBER - Sundeck

Luxury yacht CAN’T REMEMBER – Sundeck

For the best views abywhere on board, guests should head to the flybridge, where superyacht CAN’T REMEMBER provides one final place to dine alfresco and savour the Eastern Mediterranean climate from the sunpads.

Ther is a great selection of water toys for use among the magnificent Ionian Islands of Dodecanese, and the collection includes:

  • 2 x jet skis
  • 2 x kayaks
  • 2 x paddleboards
  • 1 x flyboard
  • 1 x jetsurf
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • water skis (child and adult sizes)
  • snorkelling equipment, and
  • inflatable and towable toys
Luxury yacht CAN'T REMEMBER - Master stateroom

Luxury yacht CAN’T REMEMBER – Master stateroom

The accommodation sleeps a maximum of 12 guests over 6 cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom, 1 double cabin, 2 twin cabins and 1 single cabin with upper and lower bunks. An expert crew of 5 will provide everything you and your guests require for a relaxing cruising experience.

Charter superyacht CAN’T REMEMBER in the Mediterranean from €42,000-€59,000 per week plus expenses, with her current offer providing the opportunity to charter her for the rest of the summer season at her low rate. Contact CharterWorld to find out more and to secure your booking today.

Charter stylish superyacht Aurora in the Eastern Mediterranean

August 22, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

30m/99ft Tecnomar superyacht AURORA is ready for charter in the enchanting Eastern Mediterranean, providing guests with excellent spaces for relaxation within cool interiors or out in the summery sea air.

Superyacht AURORA - Built by Tecnomar

Superyacht AURORA – Built by Tecnomar

Built in 2011, she has an excellent charter reputation and Chef George Georgie won Category A Platinum for his cuisine at the Mediterranean Yacht Show 2016.

The salon and formal dining area creates a large open plan space for guests to gather together in the cool interior and savour a mouth-watering meal from an expert chef. Spend a cosy night in on the large sofas and watch a film together or prepare for the next day’s adventure in such locations as the Dalmatian Coast or the Ionian Islands.

Dine alfresco together on the main deck aft at any time of the day, or use the area for outdoor living in the warm summer air close to the incredible sandy beaches and unique coastal towns. On the foredeck, the Jacuzzi benefits from sweeping views of your Mediterranean destination and the space makes a perfect romantic retreat day or night.

Motor yacht AURORA - Salon and formal dining area. Image credit - Tecnomar

Motor yacht AURORA – Salon and formal dining area. Image credit – Tecnomar

The flybridge provides offers guests with an additional place to lie out and soak in the warm summer sun, with plenty of space to the aft for such exercise as yoga or Pilates.

There is a choice selection of water toys for exploring the amazing beaches of Greece and Croatia, and the selection includes:

  • 1 x jetski
  • 1 x kayak
  • fishing gear, and
  • inflatable and towable toys

The accommodation layout sleeps 10-12 guests over 5 cabins: 1 Master suite, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins with 2 Pullman beds. A crew of 6 will provide everything you and your guests require for a stellar charter experience in the world’s favourite charter grounds.

Luxury yacht AURORA is ready for charter in the Eastern Mediterranean from €42,000-€49,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to reserve your preferred dates now.

Charter motor yacht Annabel II in the incredible Eastern Mediterranean

August 18, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Perfect for family charters, 30m/97ft superyacht ANNABEL II is available for charter in the enchanting Eastern Mediterranean. Built in 2009, her efficient interior layout and many outdoor spaces make her ideal for family and friends groups looking for a holiday of culture, sand and sun.

Motor yacht ANNABEL II - Built by Horizon

Motor yacht ANNABEL II – Built by Horizon

The salon is a classic environment in neutral tones for an environment ready for informal get-togethers or for marking a special occasion. The comfortable L-shaped seating area allows everyone to sit together and chat about the day’s events, or watch a film for a cosy night in.

Superyacht ANNABEL II - Salon

Superyacht ANNABEL II – Salon

Forward of the main salon, the formal dining area seats up to 8 guests in the brightly lit open plan layout, with plenty of crystal nearby to serve additional visitors.

Those looking for outdoor living have two choices on the main deck: A shaded seating area with table on the main deck aft, ideally placed beside the stairways leading down to the large swim platform, or the sun-drenched sunpads and seating up on the bow, with forward views of your spectacular Mediterranean destination.

Motor yacht ANNABEL II - Sundeck

Motor yacht ANNABEL II – Sundeck

As an alternative outdoor living space, the sundeck provides the perfect place for guests to spend all day lounging in the sunshine, with a magnificent Jacuzzi for lying back and taking in the uninterrupted views while sipping on a cocktail from the bar. Dine alfresco in the shade with a delicious meal prepared by an expert chef, then watch your next destination come into view from the forward seating.

There is a great selection of water toys for use in the crystal clear waters of such destinations as Greece and Croatia, and the selection includes:

  • 2 x paddleboards
  • 1 x kayak
  • 1 x water skis
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • 1 x kneeboard
Superyacht ANNABEL II - Master suite

Superyacht ANNABEL II – Master suite

The accommodation is designed to sleep 8-10 guests over 4 cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom and 2 twin cabins. A professional crew of 4 will ensure that everyone on board will provide everything you and your guests require for a fantastic adventure in such destinations as the Ionian Islands and the Dalmatian Coast.

Luxury yacht ANNABEL II is available for charter in the Eastern Mediterranean from €44,000-€49,900 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to reserve your dates for the last of the summer season.

Charter motor yacht Zambezi in the Ionian Sea

August 17, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Discover the ancient secrets of the Eastern Mediterranean and charter 30m/97ft superyacht ZAMBEZI (ex.SELULA) in the Ionian Sea. This vibrant destination has warm waters throughout the summer and excellent snorkelling spots to explore with M/Y ZAMBEZI.

Luxury yacht ZAMBEZI (ex.SELULA) - Built by Technema Posillipo

Luxury yacht ZAMBEZI (ex.SELULA) – Built by Technema Posillipo

Built in 2005 by Technema Posillipo, and last refitted in 2016, her interiors are a combination of cosy timeless styling with contemporary colours and comfortable furnishings.

Luxury yacht ZAMBEZI - Main salon

Luxury yacht ZAMBEZI – Main salon

The main salon uses warm wooden panelling for a welcoming environment at any time of the day. Divided into a TV area and a conversation area, the whole family can share the same space and enjoy their own activities while remaining close together, ready for the next event.

Motor yacht ZAMBEZI - Formal dining area

Motor yacht ZAMBEZI – Formal dining area

Forward of the salon, the formal dining area creates an intimate environment for memorable meals between family and friends.

Superyacht ZAMBEZI - Main deck aft

Superyacht ZAMBEZI – Main deck aft

Out on the main deck aft, the shaded seating area can serve as an alfresco dining area, and outdoor space to relax with hobbies, or as a place to rest and dry off after hours spent observing the amazing wildlife surrounding the Ionian Islands.

Towards the bow, there is a second seating area for guests to sit together and chat in private while marvelling at the amazing beaches and bleach-white cliffs of the surrounding isles.

Motor Yacht ZAMBEZI - Sundeck

Motor Yacht ZAMBEZI – Sundeck

Up on the flybridge, there is a barbeque for laid-back afternoon dining and a large sunpad section for taking in the best summer sun.

The choice selection of water toys includes 1 x paddleboard, 1 x 2-seater jet ski and snorkelling equipment. Contact the expert brokers at CharterWorld for more information on her current selection.

Luxury yacht ZAMBEZI - Master suite

Luxury yacht ZAMBEZI – Master suite

The accommodation is designed to sleep up to 10 guests over 4 cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom, 1 single cabin and 1 single cabin with a third bunk. The crew of 5 will provide everything you and your guests require for a fantastic charter experience in the Mediterranean.

Luxury yacht ZAMBEZI is available for charter in the Eastern Mediterranean from €45,000-€55,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld now to reserve your end of summer dates.