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There is no place like Monaco, when it comes to glamour, frivolity and excitement. Monaco is the Mediterranean‘s epicentre of wealth and luxury, with beautiful superyachts lined up in its harbour all-year-round. Here the renowned Grand Prix Formula 1 Race is held each year, as the world’s elite gather to take part in cheering for the best and indulge in private parties aboard luxury superyachts.

But there is more to Monaco then the Grand Prix and chic events! Monaco is often included in French Riviera charter itineraries and offers various activities and attractions for its visitors. Yacht charterers will enjoy a leisurely walk through Monaco’s old medieval town, where the Prince’s Palace is located, as well as the Oceanographic Museum or the exotic botanical gardens. There are plenty of fabulous restaurants offering French and international cuisine to suite every palate and enjoy a lovely evening out.

Another important event that takes place in Monaco each year, is the Monaco Yacht Show. The show usually takes place in September at Port Hercules, with a huge fleet of beautiful luxury super yachts on display – from privately owned mega yachts to the most desirable charter yachts available on the market.

If you are contemplating on embarking on an exciting journey aboard a Monaco charter yacht and cruise the beautiful French Riviera in the Western Mediterranean, you might find some of the below articles of your interest … and do not hesitate to contact us for more information and a free assistance in organising your next dream vacation!

Spectacular Mega Yachts A spotted in Monaco during F1 Weekend

June 26, 2017

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Two of the most talked-about mega yachts currently cruising our waters, the S/Y A (142,81m) and M/Y A (119m) have been spotted in Monaco over the Formula 1 weekend, which took place in May this year. Photographed by Sam Malins, the images show both yachts lit up, showing off their controversial designs by renowned designer Philippe Starck. Sailing Yacht A was delivered in 2017 and is the so-called sister ship to motor yacht A, both belonging to the Russian billionaire, Andrey Melnichenko. 

Mega yacht A in Monaco May 2017 - Photo credit Sam Malins

Mega yacht A in Monaco May 2017 – Photo credit Sam Malins

Luxury mega yacht A Monaco May 2017 - Photo credit Sam Malins

Luxury mega yacht A Monaco May 2017 – Photo credit Sam Malins

Sailing Yacht A in Monaco May 2017 - Photo credit Sam Malins

Sailing Yacht A in Monaco May 2017 – Photo credit Sam Malins

 

Top 10 Charter Spots in the Mediterranean for Party Lovers

June 21, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

The Mediterranean party scene is as much a part of a superyacht lifestyle as secluded hideaways, boutique shopping and thrills on high-powered water toys, and although you can easily host your own private party aboard your luxury yacht or on a beach, the bars and clubs of your destination are as much a part of the local flavour as the galleries, museums and other tourist attractions. The world’s top DJs flock to the Mediterranean for the largest parties and festivals in the world and quite often new talent and rising stars will surface on the scene.

Share in the moment from the Western Mediterranean to the East and discover the clubs with the best music, food and drinks in the region at these 10 Mediterranean party destinations.

1. Ibiza, the Balearic Islands

Ocean Beach Ibiza Party - Photo credit myibiza.tv

Ocean Beach Ibiza Party – Photo credit myibiza.tv

It will come as no surprise that the Balearic Islands in Spain have a long established reputation as the party capital of the Western Mediterranean and it is unlikely to change anytime soon. Mixed in with the traditional architecture and high-adrenaline fun along the sandy beaches is a roaring night scene that doesn’t need to wait until the sun goes down to get the party started.

Ocean Beach in Ibiza creates a fantastic pool party atmosphere right beside the waterfront so that you never miss those gorgeous sunsets as you dance to live music and sip a heavenly cocktail prepared by one of the friendly staff.

While you’re in the area, follow in celebrity footsteps and head to Playa d’en Bossa and the Sa Trinxa bar for music from local legend Jon Sa Trinxa.

Sa Trinxa Bar catwalk - Photo credit Sa Trinxa

Sa Trinxa Bar catwalk – Photo credit Sa Trinxa

2. Porto Montenegro, Montenegro

Porto Montenegro Yacht Club

Porto Montenegro Yacht Club

Setting standards high since its opening in 2010, the Porto Montenegro Yacht Club offers the height of luxury in an area known for its boutique stores, lavish spas and top of the range accommodation.

Whether you are stopping by for a day and want to soak in the atmosphere or host your very own sparkling affair, Porto Montenegro has everything for a simply unforgettable superyacht charter.

3. Porto Cervo, Sardinia

Yacht Club Costa Smeralda - Porto Cervo

Yacht Club Costa Smeralda – Porto Cervo

Home of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta which took place earlier this month, Porto Cervo knows how to cater to the luxury yacht charter crowd with fine dining, lavishly decorated surroundings and music to get you on your feet and dancing through the night. The world’s top DJs regularly take part in events in the area and the burgeoning night club scene will always have something to offer visitors to the area.

Yacht Club Costa Smeralda located at the edge of the marina is the first place to kick off your evening with exquisite meals along the pool-side terrace and a great selection of drinks at the bar. Sottovento and the Billionaire’s Club are two other alternative venues that have a long-established reputation in the night club scene, but half the fun of a holiday away from home is making your own discoveries far from the well-beaten track – and this seaside town will not disappoint.

4. Hvar, Croatia

Hvar - Mario Romulic and Drazen Stojcic - Courtesy of Croatian National Tourist Board

Hvar – Mario Romulic and Drazen Stojcic – Courtesy of Croatian National Tourist Board

After a long day among the natural treasures of the Dalmatian Coast, sit back with some smooth Jazz at the Central Park Club in the town of Hvar. Located only meters away from the port of Hvar, Central Park Club is conveniently close to your luxury yacht and has a fantastic variety of cocktails and options for dinner while you’re entertained by the band playing blues or swing.

The landmark of St Stephen’s Cathedral is surrounded by nightlife options: restaurants, bars, pubs and clubs all add to the scene and in the summer months the parties can last all night long. Epitomising this ‘out until the break of dawn’ mindset is Pink Champagne, a club that opens its doors from 2 am until 6 am and is open every night throughout the summer months. Sit aside an watch the action from the VIP area or get on the dancefloor and bang your head to the beats with several resident DJs keeping your night on track.

5. Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos - Image credit to VisitGreece.gr

Mykonos – Image credit to VisitGreece.gr

Mykonos needs no introduction among the party crowd, but visitors to the island might not be aware of the extent to which Nammos Beach Bar goes to serve guests arriving by luxury yacht: Along with an exclusive transfer service, they will organise parties on board your superyacht and deliver food directly for those times when you’ve done too much in the day yet still want a sample of the local lifestyle.

The island itself is divided into a more sedate beach lifestyle up north while the southern shores are dedicated to all adrenaline-rushing pursuits – the perfect place to try out all the superyacht water toys. During the day, the burgeoning tourist industry pampers visitors with luxury goods, bespoke boutiques and spas and for lunch there is plenty of tapas bars, cafes and restaurants to choose from.

“Match your Mediterranean party holiday with the perfect superyacht to meed your needs: Whether you are looking for a sailing yacht with a Jacuzzi or a 50m/164ft+ motor yacht with all the spa facilities for rest and recuperation from a big night out, the friendly brokers at CharterWorld can assist you. Contact CharterWorld today for more information, or peruse the Mediterranean superyachts for charter.”

6. Aiya Napa, Cyprus

View from Nissi Beach in Agia Napa, Cyprus - Photo credit Nissi Beach Resort

View from Nissi Beach in Agia Napa, Cyprus – Photo credit Nissi Beach Resort

The rugged coastline of Cyprus has been a popular tourist destination for decades and its bar and club scene has built up around a tourist industry catering to the younger generations.

The Castle Club is considered by many to be Aiya Napa’s best venue for techno, trance, hip-hop and R&B and you and your guests can experience the VIP treatment away from the crowds up in the luxury lounge of Arena 5.

Pepper Bar Lounge is another great setting for a night on the town: their cocktails are legendary, the music is smooth and the servings of sushi are not to be missed.

Nearby Nissi Beach is known to host foam parties and an assortment of bars for a loud and lively night on the tiles. Return in the daytime and capture the picture perfect sights of one of the most stunning beaches in Cyprus… but be sure to arrive before 10 am because this attraction is no secret.

7. Cannes, France

Claptone at the Gotha Club, August 2016 - Image credit Gotha Club

Claptone at the Gotha Club, August 2016 – Image credit Gotha Club

Following the Cannes Film Festival, one party melts into the next for a season of sizzling entertainment. Exclusive bars such as Le Baoli offer a sophisticated atmosphere with a dress code to match, while charter guests looking for a more informal evening that’s just as high end will appreciate Gotha Club, which has been frequented by Paris Hilton and Leonardo di Caprio in the past.

8. Port Hercule, Monaco

Monaco Casino fountain at night - Image credit Monaco Press Centre

The French Riviera almost seems like one non-stop party from the first day of the Cannes Film Festival until the final moments of the Monaco Grand Prix, and Monaco welcomes visitors with open arms. Days of music festivals can fill your charter holiday in this location alone, with Jazz nights, R&B and contemporary pop filling the evening air.

The heart-pounding year-round night life gains even more energy during the summer months, when Port Hercule witnesses the action of the Monaco Grand Prix. Visitors to the area will be spoiled for choice for where to spend the evening, although La Rascasse, Jimmy’z and Zelo’s Restaurant, Bar & Nightclub are local institutions well worth your time.

9. Saint Tropez, France

Photo credit Nikki Beach Saint Tropez

Photo credit Nikki Beach Saint Tropez

Another famous party spot along the French Riviera, Saint Tropez adds to the summer events through its thriving party scene. Of the most lauded is Les Caves du Roy where the intricate and vibrant interior sets the stage for a night of drinks and dancing to the beat of the best music in St Tropez.

If Saint Tropez proves too crowded at the time of your visit, nearby Ramatuelle and Pampelonne has a great selection of clubs and places to dine. Nikki Beach and Club 55 take the top spots for party-goers searching for an electric night in beautiful beach-side locations.

10. Paceville, Malta

Sun, sand and sophistication in Malta. Photo credit VisitMalta

Sun, sand and sophistication in Malta. Photo credit VisitMalta

Majestic and mystical, Malta has all the beauty of ancient times as well as a firm head in the here and now: St Julian’s district in Paceville is central in Malta’s party scene and tourists have an assortment of entertainments to fill the moonlight hours. The aptly named Twenty Two nightclub is located on the 22nd floor of the Hilton Hotel, Malta‘s tallest building. Whether you sit back with a cocktail listening to music form the 80s to the present, or take to the dance floor, you will be surrounded by finery arguably unmatched anywhere else in the region.

Match your Mediterranean party holiday with the perfect superyacht to meed your needs: Whether you are looking for a sailing yacht with a Jacuzzi or a 50m/164ft+ motor yacht with all the spa facilities for rest and recuperation from a big night out, the friendly brokers at CharterWorld can assist you. Contact CharterWorld today for more information, or peruse the Mediterranean superyachts for charter.

Special Offer: Charter Luxury Superyacht Axioma in July At Reduced Price

June 14, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

A great luxury yacht charter opportunity is available early July this summer. Luxury superyacht Axioma is offering a reduced rate of EUR€540,000 per week plus expenses.

Superyacht Axioma (ex. Red Square)

Superyacht Axioma (ex. Red Square)

Launched by Dunya Yachts in 2013, Axioma is a stunning 72m luxury yacht, which boasts an excellent interior design by Alberto Pinto. The incredibly calm and light ambiance resembles of a beach-style villa, which also boasts great amenities.

Superyacht Axioma

Superyacht Axioma

Luxury superyacht Axioma boasts a large salon with open gallery and direct access to the beach club. Axioma’s charter guests can cool off on the hottest day in the huge infinity pool. located on the main deck, relax in sauna and massage room and enjoy an evening watching a movie in on 3D cinema entertainment system.

“If your plans this summer include visiting the best places of the Mediterranean, such as Portofino, Amalfi, Nice and Monaco then you have to secure Axioma for charter, as she offers an incredible special deal in early July. Contact CharterWorld now for more information.”

The master bedroom is located on the owner’s deck, which includes a walk0in wardrobe, luxury bathroom facilities, and a lounge. Further guest accommodation is split across five well-appointed staterooms.

Charter yacht Axioma

Charter yacht Axioma

What can be better than enjoying the stunnign views of the French and Italian Rivieras from the sundeck, when chartering a superyacht? Motor yacht Axioma also offers plenty of space for socialising and entertainment on the bridge deck, which has a delux Jacuzzi tub and large sunbeds, as well a sliding type sea terrace.

If your plans this summer include visiting the best places of the Mediterranean, such as Portofino, Cinque Terre, Nice and Monaco then you have to secure Axioma for charter, as she offers an incredible special deal in early July. Contact CharterWorld now for more information.

Alternatively, you can view a selection of luxury yachts available for charter in the Western and Eastern Mediterranean.

Summer Season Starts Now: 10 of the Best Superyacht Photos so far

June 12, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Summer is here, and the yachting season has started! The coolest superyachts have already arrived in the best ports and marinas of Monaco, St Tropez, Nice, Cannes, Portofino, Capri, Amalfi and Ibiza. Luxury charter yachts are well-prepared to take their guests on a vacation of a lifetime. Here are 10 of the best superyacht summer photos so far.

LIONHEART | Benetti | 90m | 2016 |

Benetti‘s largest yacht to date, Lionheart is a real head-turner. This dramatically beautiful displacement vessel was spotted in Ibiza a few days ago. The sporty exterior profile and curved superstructure make this lady one of the most famous superyachts. Motor yacht Lionheart has a number of outstanding features, such private balconies, enormous living spaces and an impressive speed of 18 knots. Lionheart was built by Benetti’s repeat client, who replaced his 63.50-metre Lionheart (now known as Lioness V), which is now one of the most popular charter yachts.

Superyacht Lionheart in Marina Ibiza. Photo credit marko.dudukovic

Superyacht Lionheart in Marina Ibiza. Photo credit marko.dudukovic

 

CLOUD 9 | CRN | 74m | 2017

Launched in early 2017, superyacht Cloud 9 is a superb luxury vessel built by CRN. She boasts innovative design and outstanding technical aspects. A team of talented designers and engineers, including Zuccon International Project and Andrew Winch, worked on this impressive superyacht. Cloud 9 has a perfect balance between the interior and exterior living spaces, creating light and bright atmosphere onboard and an experience of being close to the sea. Cloud 9 is among the best superyacht newly available for charter. Her onboard accommodation is designed to sleep 12 guests in 6 spacious cabins. Don’t miss an opportunity to charter this beauty. Contact our charter brokers.

Cloud 9. Photo credit Raphael Belly

Cloud 9. Photo credit Raphael Belly

 

SAILING YACHT A | Nobiskrug | 143m | 2016

You have probably already seen tonnes of different pictures of Sailing Yacht A. She is, indeed, the most talked about yacht these days. The fact that she is currently in the Mediterranean makes it appealing for yacht spotters to take greats shot of the vessel. Here is Sailing yacht A’  close-up photo: take a look at this huge fold out terrace, from which you can see a bit of her highly secretive interior design. Sailing Yacht A’s internal images have not been released until now, although the yacht was launched last year.

Sailing yacht A. Photo by alvaroaparicio

Sailing yacht A. Photo by @alvaroaparicio

 

AVIVA | Abeking & Rasmussen | 98M | 2017

The largest ever built by Abeking & Rasmussen, the 98 Aviva is another great superyacht from the 2017 launches. She was designed by Reymond Langdon Design, who penned the yacht’s striking exterior design and head-spinning blue hull. Motor yacht Aviva includes a large number of innovative features. Her curvaceous hull provides excellent seakeeping capabilities combined with 20% in drag. Aviva boasts a hybrid drive system, which allows a speed of 11 knots while running solely on her electric motors. Silence and smooth cruising are some of Aviva’s significant characteristics.

Superyacht Aviva. Photo credit superyachts gibraltar

Superyacht Aviva. Photo credit @superyachts_gibraltar

 

OCTOPUS | Lurssen | 126m | 2003

Built by Lurssen shipyard and launched in 2003, luxury mega yacht OCTOPUS measures an impressive 126 metres and belongs the fleet of the largest and most recognisable superyachts in the world. OCTOPUS superyacht is renowned not only for its ultra-luxurious amenities but also for her involvement in numerous expedition projects, scientific research and rescue operations. One of the research operations in 2015 included the discovery of the WW2 warship, Musashi.

Octopus. Photo credit Julien Hubert

Octopus. Photo credit Julien Hubert

 

DILBAR | Lurssen | 156m | 2016 & ECLIPSE | Blohm & Voss | 162.50 m | 2010

The second largest and the fourth largest superyacht in the world were photographed in Monaco last week. Mega yacht Dubai is currently the largest in the world in terms of gross tonnage. However, Eclipse had lost her title of the largest yacht in terms of length, when Lurssen launched their 180m Azzam in 2013. Nevertheless, Eclipse is a magnificent vessel, with an estimated value of $400 million. As for Dilbar, she won the “Motor Yacht of the Year” award at the World Superyacht Awards held in May 2017 in Italy.

Dilbar and Eclipse in Monaco. Photo by Carol Feith

Dilbar and Eclipse in Monaco. Photo by Carol Feith

 

TITAN | Abeking & Rasmussen | 78.40m | 2010

Superyacht Titan is the third yacht in the 78m series, launched by Abeking & Rasmussen of Germany. Her naval architecture was developed by the yard’s in-house team, while Reymond Langton created her striking exterior styling. This outstanding 78.43-metre motor yacht can accommodate 14 guests in 7 staterooms, as well as provide accommodation for an excellent and highly professional crew of 19 members. The 2010-launched yacht Titan was built according to Lloyds Register of Shipping and MCA standards.

Motor Yacht Titan in Monte Carlo. Photo via @theyachtguy

Motor Yacht Titan in Monte Carlo. Photo via @theyachtguy

 

YAS | ADM Shipyard | 141m | 2011

The spectacular 141-metre mega yacht Yas was photographed in Port Gibraltar. It’s interesting that Yas looks very different from various angles. You can view more incredible photos here. Mega yacht Yas was built by ADM Shipyards in 2011. Striking exterior of this yacht features smooth curves and lots of glass in the superstructure, which resemble the shape of a dolphin. This floating heaven has a large variety of lavish amenities, including an enormous swimming pool, spa, a helicopter pad and a massive garage with water toys. Yas can accommodate 60 guests and 56 crew members.

Yas. Photo credit @superyachts_gibraltar

Yas. Photo credit @superyachts_gibraltar

 

EXCELLENCE V | Abeking & Rasmussen | 60m | 2012

Superyacht EXCELLENCE V was designed by bespoke Reymond Langton and launched by Abeking Rasmussen in 2012. Luxury motor yacht EXCELLENCE V boasts a stunning exterior profile with elegant lines and measures 60m.  She can accommodate 12 charter guests in 7 beautiful cabins and is available for charter in the Western Mediterranean from  EUR€ 595,000 per week plus expenses. The accommodation layout comprises of a large master suite forward on the upper deck, four double and two twin cabins. The master suite and has a private lobby and a king size centre lined bed, 180-degree panoramic views, marble en-suite facilities, separate study and private forward facing balcony complete with ample sun pads and Spa Pool tub. A crew of 15 professionals will make sure charter guests will have a fantastic vacation abroad Excellence V.

Excellence V. photo by @she_is_a_wanderess

Excellence V. Photo by @she_is_a_wanderess

 

AMERICA’S CUPBERMUDA

Not only the Mediterranean region has been celebrating the beginning of the new charter season: Bermuda is currently hosting a great yachting event – the 35th America’s Cup. The 35th Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Match starts on June 17th, 2017 and you still can secure a luxury superyacht for charter to attend the event. Watch the race from the best spots – contact CharterWorld now to make a booking.

America's Cup Village. Photo credit Christopher scholey

America’s Cup Village. Photo credit Christopher Scholey

Super Fast Superyacht Pure One Available for Charter this Summer

June 07, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

If you love speed, adrenaline and are fond of luxury superyachts, booking Pure One for charter this summer is a must. Pure One has just undergone a refit and is ready for to take her guests on an unforgettable vacation. Apart from offering a great variety of excellent amenities, she can reach a top speed of 34 knots and will be able to get from point A to B in a fast and convenient way.

Motor yacht Pure One

Motor yacht Pure One

Measuring 46 metres, this performance superyacht was built by Leopard, the shipyard known for building large open style sports yachts. Pure One has an aggressive exterior profile with sporty lines, however her interior features sophisticated decor and calm ambience. Designed by Pure Design, the interior boasts beautiful woods and plush furnishings.

motor yacht Pure One - cabin

motor yacht Pure One – cabin

“Pure One is a stylish and fast yacht available in West Mediterranean from EUR€ 150,000 per week plus expenses. Visit Monaco, St Tropez, Sardinia and Corsica this summer aboard this incredible motor yacht. Contact CharterWorld brokers now to make a booking.”

Pure One’s great volumes allow for a cinema room and a generous main salon with a seating area and a bar. Accommodation is offered in five cabins, which include a master suite, two double cabins and two twin cabins with Pullman berths. A highly trained and attentive crew of 8 will ensure superb service.

Motor yacht Pure One -twin cabin

Motor yacht Pure One -twin cabin

Pure One - bathroom

Pure One – bathroom

The expansive decks have luxurious seating, sun pads and alfresco dining. The flybridge hosts a lounging area and a bar – ideal place for evening entertainment.

Motor yacht Pure One - exterior

Motor yacht Pure One – exterior

Motor yacht Pure One - sundeck

Motor yacht Pure One – sundeck

A large swim platform is a convenient and easy access to the water to enjoy a variety of tenders and water toys.Pure One is powered by three MTU engines and cruises comfortably at a speed of 26 knots.

PureOne - aft

PureOne – aft

Pure One is a stylish and fast yacht available in West Mediterranean from EUR€ 150,000 per week plus expenses. Visit Monaco, St Tropez, Sardinia and Corsica this summer aboard this incredible motor yacht. Contact CharterWorld brokers now to make a booking.

Sanlorenzo’s Largest Superyacht ‘Seven Sins’ Delivered in Monaco

June 06, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

The first unit from the 52Steel series, superyacht Seven Sins, has now been delivered in Monaco by Sanlorenzo. Launched in January this year, M/Y Seven Sins is a beautiful five-deck luxury yacht, which incorporates luxury with a timeless exterior profile created by Officina Italiana Design.

Luxury yacht Seven Sins is one of the top 10 brand new superyachts available for charter this summer in the Mediterranean.

52Steel Sanlorenzo

52Steel Sanlorenzo

Lavish amenities are offered to Seven Sins’ guests to make sure everyone enjoys cruising aboard the yacht. There are relaxation, dining, party and socialising spaces located in the exterior layout. The sundeck is of an enormous size and has a bar, Jacuzzi, foredeck solarium and alfresco dining.

The yacht’s tender is placed on the louvered transom plate, while side shell doors to port and starboard add to the transformative nature of this area. The tender is released when the transom plate rises, and the garage gets flooded. Meanwhile, the sideways terraces are opened, and a section easily lowers down from overhead– not only completing the floor of a large teak-soled Beach Club, but also exposing the transparent bottom of the swimming pool above.

The interior decor was personalised and features ceiling glazing in the salons, which provide outstanding views and relaxing ambience. Seven Sins sleeps 12 guests in the following cabin configuration: owner’s master suite, two VIP cabins, two large ensuite cabins and another double cabin on the flybridge. The guests are assisted by a highly professional crew of 10.

Seven Sins on preview in Monaco. Pgoro credit Sanlorenzo Yacht

Seven Sins on preview in Monaco. Photo Credit Sanlorenzo Yacht

Motor yacht Seven Sins can reach a top speed of 17.50 knots, thanks to her twin MTU 12V4000 M63 engines. At a cruising speed of 15 knots, the yacht has a range of 4000 miles.

Sanlorenzo launched the third 460Exp unit in May, and currently, has another three under construction. The shipyard is also busy with construction of three further 52Steel models, one 40 Alloy unit. The new flagship 64-meter megayacht project 64Steel is also underway at Sanlorenzo.

Seven Sins will be attending the Monaco Yacht Show in September 2017.

Feadship Madame Gu in Monaco

June 05, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Madame Gu is certainly one of the most memorable yachts that feature the car-racing inspired design and styling. Her head-spinning exterior created by Andrew Winch is the centre of attention at every port. This lady is not only pretty: she measures 99 metres, and she can reach a top speed of 25 knots, thanks to her quadruple 3,600kW MTU engines! Looking more incredible than ever, she was photographed by in Monaco, where the summer superyacht charter season has already begun.

Madame Gu in Monaco. Photo credit Josip Baresic - @j_b_photography

Madame Gu in Monaco. Photo credit Josip Baresic – @j_b_photography

Among her superb features that earned her the title of the “Superyacht of the Year” in 2014, there is a fully enclosed helicopter hangar, fibreglass domes and exceptional interior design.

Bird's-eye view on Madame Gu. Photo credit Josip Baresic

Bird’s eye view on Madame Gu. Photo credit Josip Baresic

Madame Gu was built by Feadship according to the design by De Voogt Naval Architects. Her lavish interior was developed by Andrew Winch and offers comfortable accommodation for 12 guests and 18 crew members.

Madame Gu. Photo credit Josip Baresic

Madame Gu. Photo credit Josip Baresic

You can find out more about Madame Gu here

48m luxury yacht Andiamo launched by Baglietto

June 05, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Baglietto has announced the launch of 48m/157ft aluminium displacement yacht ANDIAMO at its shipyard in La Spezia along the Italian Riviera.

Motor yacht ANDIAMO - Built and recently launched by Baglietto

Motor yacht ANDIAMO – Built and recently launched by Baglietto

Built for a Mexican owner, motor yacht ANDIAMO features over 350m² of living spaces from interior and exterior designer Francesco Paszkowski Design, who worked in conjunction with architect Margherita Casprini to create an interior and exterior layout in line with the owner’s vision.

The opulent and contemporary living areas use onyx and lacquered ebony, while a central winding staircase connecting the three decks is made of leather and steel. Among her amenities is a cinema room located on the upper deck that opens out onto two side terraces. As well as alfresco dining on the upper deck aft, the sundeck features an infinity pool with waterfall, an alternative alfresco dining area, a barbeque, grill and bar for refreshments while sunbathing forward of the sundeck.

Superyacht ANDIAMO represents a marked progression for Baglietto on the previous 46m/150ft model on which she is based, increasing visibility from the bridge deck helm through ‘reverse’ glazing and also moving the tender garage forward of the beach club for greater guest living space when in use.

M/Y ANDIAMO will be cruising the Mediterranean this summer before making her public debut in September at the Cannes and Monaco yacht shows.

June Special Offers on Superyacht Charters

June 02, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

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

JADE 959 | 52m | 12 guests | Western Mediterranean

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

Motor Yacht JADE

Motor Yacht JADE 959

Motor Yacht JADE - Salon

Motor Yacht JADE 959 – Salon

 

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

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

TRENDING

TRENDING

 

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

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

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Sailing-yacht-Marie-Built-by-Vitters

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Sailing-yacht-MARIE-Salon

 

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

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

Superyacht PRIDE

Superyacht PRIDE

Superyacht PRIDE - Upper Deck Dining

Superyacht PRIDE – Upper Deck Dining

 

UTOPIA | 71m | 12 guests | Western Mediterranean

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

Utopia yacht - running

Utopia Yacht – running

Superyacht Utopia - exterior

Superyacht Utopia – exterior

 

OKTO | 66m | 10 guests | Mediterranean

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

OKTO profile by ISA Yachts

OKTO profile by ISA Yachts

Sailing Yacht A in Details: Close-Up HD Video

May 31, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Sailing Yacht A, a superyacht that will definitely have the title of the most talked about luxury yacht of 2017, was spotted in Capri. Here is the astonishing high definition close-up video of Sailing Yacht A. 

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S/Y A in Capri. Photo credit Andrea Salvia – Company By Tourism

 
Sailing yacht A was delivered in May 2017 and spotted with Motor Yacht A in Monaco for the first time back then. Later it was reported that S/Y A made an appearance in Italy with her owner aboard.

Sailing Yacht A and Motor Yacht A in May in Monaco. Photo credit Nicolas Benazeth - Charter World

Sailing Yacht A and Motor Yacht A in May in Monaco. Photo credit Nicolas Benazeth – Charter World

Sailing Yacht A measures 143 metres and is currently the largest sailing yacht in the world. She was built by Nobiskrug and designed by Philippe Starck. You can find out more about this magnificent vessel here.