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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!

Brand new M/Y Lili ready for charters in the glamorous Mediterranean

August 15, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

New to the charter market, 55m/181ft motor yacht LILI is a sleek and sophisticated modern superyacht available in the Mediterranean.

Luxury yacht LILI - Built by Amels

Luxury yacht LILI – Built by Amels

Built by Amels and launched 2017, she features the exterior styling of Tim Heywood Design while the interior is the work of Laura Sessa. Among her amenities are 2 fold down balconies off the Master suite and the main salon, as well as a beach club, spa therapy services and a 4m pool with counter-current flow on the sundeck.

Superyacht LILI - Main salon

Superyacht LILI – Main salon

The gorgeous main salon uses deep sofas for guests to lie out together after a long day of sightseeing and shopping among cities such as Cannes, Monaco and Naples. Towards the aft, the formal dining area seats up to 8 guests in elegant modern surroundings perfect for celebrating a special occasion with close company.

“Luxury yacht LILI is ready for charter in the Mediterranean from €290,000-€315,000 per week plus expenses. Save your dates and contact CharterWorld now.”

Motor yacht LILI - Main deck aft

Motor yacht LILI – Main deck aft

On the main deck aft, the lounging area is a comfortable place for guests to lie back among the amazing views and fresh air. Steps lead down to the beach club, where the large beach club makes an excellent place to lounge in the sun beside the water.

The upper deck houses the majority of the cabins so that guests wake up every morning to sunlight streaming through the windows and the benefit of elevated views. The Master suite opens up directly onto the upper deck aft where guests can dine alfresco or sit out on the plush arm chairs in the shade or without the canvas to create a sun-drenched deck area.

Luxury yacht LILI - Sundeck dining

Luxury yacht LILI – Sundeck dining

Cool off in the pool on the sundeck then stretch out in the sun on the forward sun loungers. Here, the formal alfresco dining table seats up to 12 guests and a wet bar will ensure that every guest has the perfect complement to the meal.

Play together on the water toys in the amazing secluded anchorages of the Adriatic or the South of France. The collection has everything to satisfy adrenaline seekers and casual swimmers, including:

  • 3 x Seabobs
  • 2 x Waverunners
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • water skis
  • Scuba diving equipment
  • snorkelling equipment, and
  • towable toys
Motor yacht LILI - Master suite

Motor yacht LILI – Master suite

The on board accommodation is designed to sleep up to 12 guests over 6 cabins: 1 Master suite, 2 double cabins, 2 twin cabins and 1 twin cabin convertible to a double.

Luxury yacht LILI is ready for charter in the Mediterranean from €290,000-€315,000 per week plus expenses. Save your dates and contact CharterWorld now, or compare her to other superyachts for charter in the Mediterranean.

Video: Discover the best Mediterranean beauty spots with luxury charter yacht Irimari

August 04, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Whether you want to visit the dive sites of Croatia or the bustling cities of Monaco or Naples, 63m/207ft superyacht IRIMARI offers you the chance to charter anywhere in the Mediterranean – and her living spaces are just as luscious as the settings you encounter.

Superyacht IRIMARI from Sunrise Yachts - Aerial view

Superyacht IRIMARI from Sunrise Yachts – Aerial view

Built by Sunrise Yachts in 2015, this modern motor yacht has the exterior styling of well-known designer Espen Oeino, while the impressive interior comes from Focus Yacht Design. IRIMARI was a finalist in a number of awards categories, including:

  • Displacement Motor Yachts 1,300GT – 2,999GT (World Superyacht Awards 2016)
  • Naval Architecture Award – Displacement Motor Yacht (Showboats Design Awards 2016)
  • Exterior Design & Styling Award – Motor Yacht over 500GT (SDA 2016)
  • Interior Design Award – Motor Yacht over 500GT (SDA 2016)

Video credit: Mega Yachts Turkey

Make a lasting first impression and greet your visitors in the stunning surroundings of the open-plan main salon: Varied textures add to the appeal of the ivory white, champagne and gold interior, further complemented by dark blue accents and floor to ceiling windows for plenty of natural light.

Motor yacht IRIMARI - Main salon

Motor yacht IRIMARI – Main salon

The formal dining area towards the aft is the shimmering centrepiece within the interior, serving guests in immaculate contemporary surroundings perfect for marking a special event in style.

Superyacht IRIMARI - Formal dining area

Superyacht IRIMARI – Formal dining area

Begin you mornings together with breakfast and coffee on the main deck aft, where the stern seating creates an informal setting for everyone to gather and plan for the day ahead, or spend time outdoors shaded from the height of the midday sun and admire the amazing architecture of the Western Mediterranean.

Steps lead down to the swim platform and up to the upper deck aft for quick and easy access to each beautiful and unique living space.

Superyacht IRIMARI - Skylounge

Superyacht IRIMARI – Skylounge

The skylounge on the bridge deck is just as plentiful in space as the main salon, and guests can while away the time in transit by watching a film together on the cutting-edge cinema setup, or by listening to live music from the grand piano while chatting away.

“Motor yacht IRIMARI is available for charter throughout the Mediterranean from €460,000-€490,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information on her on board amenities, and to ensure that your preferred dates are secure.”

Superyacht IRIMARI - Upper deck exterior

Superyacht IRIMARI – Upper deck exterior

For meal times taking in the atmosphere of such destinations as Montenegro, the Dalmatian Coast or Capri, dine alfresco on the upper deck aft with a sumptuous three course meal prepared by an expert chef. Afterwards, guests can retire to the dedicated lounge area along the stern for time spent together while watching the changing evening skies.

With everything the gorgeous sundeck has to offer, there’s no need to set a single foot on land; the generous Jacuzzi is the perfect place to soak in the sunshine or chat together in the moonlight, drink in hand from the bar. Dine alfresco in the shade or lie out on one of the many sunpads or sun loungers and while away the hours listening to the peaceful ambiance of Eastern Mediterranean shores.

As well as a sundeck, there is a flydeck above for spectacular views of your destination while socialising, reading and relaxing in the best weather of the year.

Luxury yacht IRIMARI is a PADI Certified Dive Centre as well as an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre, allowing your guests to learn how to use the water toys and earn licenses to make the holiday even more magical. Among the water toys, there are:

  • 4 x jet skis
  • 2 x Seabobs
  • 2 x wakeboards
  • 2 x kayaks
  • 2 x paddleboards
  • water skis
  • a waterslide and floating pool
  • snorkelling equipment, and
  • inflatable and towable toys
Luxury yacht IRIMARI - Master suite

Luxury yacht IRIMARI – Master suite

The accommodation layout sleeps a maximum of 12 guests over 6 cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins.

Any empty cabins can be converted into an additional lounge for even more places to relax or entertain during your charter. Superyacht IRIMARI comes with an expert crew of 18 to provide everyone on board with first-class service throughout your time on aboard.

Motor yacht IRIMARI is available for charter throughout the Mediterranean from €460,000-€490,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information on her on board amenities, and to ensure that your preferred dates are secure.

Charter superyacht Sarah in the Mediterranean this summer

August 04, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Charter anywhere in the Mediterranean this summer with 62m/203ft motor yacht SARAH from Amels and take your lavish holiday home with you to Europe‘s best cities and sights.

62m/203ft superyacht SARAH from Amels

62m/203ft superyacht SARAH from Amels

Built in 2002, she features the interior and exterior styling of Donald Starkey for a flowing appearance throughout. Her wide beam of 12m/39ft allows for spacious interiors – perfect for hosting parties while younger children entertain themselves with the games consoles.

Motor yacht SARAH - Main salon view forward

Motor yacht SARAH – Main salon view forward

Whether you intend to host large parties or spend your time socialising in a small group, the main salon is a very generous living area blending modern and classic elements and pouring in the natural light through expansive windows running the length of the room.

Guests will be spoiled for choice for seating options and everyone can spread out for private conversation while still remaining close to the group.

Luxury yacht SARAH - Formal dining room

Luxury yacht SARAH – Formal dining room

Forward of the main salon, the formal dining room occupies its own stately space for unforgettable meals in a sleek modern space.

“Motor yacht SARAH is ready for charter throughout the Mediterranean from €325,000-€350,000 per week plus expenses. To find out more and make a booking, contact CharterWorld now.”

Superyacht SARAH - Main deck aft

Superyacht SARAH – Main deck aft

There is one of a number of alfresco dining options located on the main deck aft, providing a shaded outdoor area for guests to have lunch after returning from playing on the water toys. Along the stern there is additional seating in the sunshine for the group to spectate individuals using the water skis, or to dry off themselves after a dip in the glassy waters of the Eastern Mediterranean.

M/Y SARAH - Skylounge

M/Y SARAH – Skylounge

Make your evenings extra special on the upper deck with the spacious skylounge interior ready to entertain guests and visitors with an array of amenities: the bar has a great selection of drinks and is ideally positioned to serve groups gathered around the sofas or playing at the games table.

On the upper deck forward, there is a space dedicated to sunpads for guests looking for a quiet space to unwind in the sunshine of the Western Mediterranean.

At sunset, dine alfresco on the upper deck aft with a three course meal prepared by an expert chef, then lounge outside and take in the evening air as the first stars appear over the glittering cities of Cannes or Monaco.

Luxury yacht SARAH - Jacuzzi and sunpads

Luxury yacht SARAH – Jacuzzi and sunpads

For days of quiet relaxation surrounded by the extraordinary sights of Greece, Italy or France, the sundeck is hard to beat: Sink into the forward Jacuzzi and soak up the sun before spreading out on the sunpads to dry off in the warm summer breeze.

Motor yacht SARAH - Sundeck aft

Motor yacht SARAH – Sundeck aft

At lunch time, guests can dine alfresco together in the shade with refreshments from the bar, before relaxing with reading material on the sun loungers or chatting together and making future plans on the sofas to the aft.

Luxury yacht SARAH is an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre and comes with a fantastic range of water toys for use at your incredible beach hideaways. The collection includes:

  • 2 x kayaks
  • 2 x paddleboards
  • 1 x Waverunner
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • water skis
  • snorkelling equipment
  • fishing gear, and
  • inflatable and towable toys
Superyacht SARAH - Master suite

Superyacht SARAH – Master suite

The accommodation is designed to sleep up to 12 guests over 9 cabins: 1 Master suite, 4 double cabins and 4 twin cabins. A professional crew of 20 will ensure that everyone on board receives a first lass service throughout your Mediterranean charter.

Motor yacht SARAH is ready for charter throughout the Mediterranean from €325,000-€350,000 per week plus expenses. To find out more and make a booking, contact CharterWorld now.

Luxury yacht Fiorente ready for Western Mediterranean charters

July 31, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

37m/121ft superyacht FIORENTE (ex.PASSIONATA) is available for immediate charter in the Western Mediterranean, cruising around the French Riviera, Corsica and Sardinia.

Motor aycht FIORENTE - Built by Ferronavale

Motor aycht FIORENTE – Built by Ferronavale

Built by Ferronavale in 1990 and last refitted in 2017, Studio Peterlin Ltd were responsible for her exterior design and engineering, while Alberto Pinto created her stylish interior.

Luxury yacht FIORENTE - Main deck aft

Luxury yacht FIORENTE – Main deck aft

Begin your day in the invigorating fresh air on the main deck aft, dining alfresco with the iconic cities of Cannes or Monaco stretched out before you. After your meal, there is a large sunpad area along the stern for guests to relax in the sunshine, or head down the steps to the tender garage where the water toys await.

Superyacht FIORENTE - Salon

Superyacht FIORENTE – Salon

Once the group is tired out with exploring the gorgeous beaches and settlements, gather together in the main salon for conversation and film and rest out of the sun before taking lunch in the forward formal dining area, able to seat up to 8 guests in style fit for any special occasion.

Motor yacht FIORENTE - Formal dining area

Motor yacht FIORENTE – Formal dining area

On the sundeck, guests have the choice of dining alfresco in the shade or using the table to spread out with hobbies and reading material to take advantage of the natural light and ambient surroundings. Towards the stern, the central deck area has been left clear for exercise such as yoga and Tai Chi, while around the edge guests have a selection of sun loungers for taking in the views while relaxing tired muscles in the warm weather.

There is a great selection of water toys available for all ages and abilities, and the collection includes:

  • 2 x paddleboards
  • 1 x Waverunner
  • 1 x kayak
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • water skis (child and adult)
  • snorkelling equipment
  • fishing gear, and
  • inflatable and towable toys
Luxury yacht FIORENTE - Master suite

Luxury yacht FIORENTE – Master suite

The accommodation layout is designed to sleep up to 10 guests across 5 cabins: 1 Master suite, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. A professional crew of 6 will provide everything you require for a fantastic charter experience in the amazing Mediterranean.

Superyacht FIORENTE is ready for immediate charter in the Western Mediterranean from €58,000-68,000 per week plus expenses: Contact CharterWorld to reserve your preferred dates during the height of the summer charter season.

Charter award-winning M/Y Giraud in the South of France

July 24, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Head to the South of France on a charter aboard award-winning superyacht GIRAUD (ex.Cacos V), a 2013 Tecnomar yacht.

Motor yacht GIRAUD - Built by Tecnomar

Motor yacht GIRAUD – Built by Tecnomar

Her exterior styling is from Luca Dini Design, for which she won an award at the Showboats Design Awards 2014:

Winner

  • Exterior Design & Styling Award: Semi-displacement Motor Yachts (Showboats Design Awards 2014)
  • Semi-Displacement or Planing Three Deck Motor Yachts from 30m to 44.9m (World Superyacht Awards 2014)

Finalist

  • Environmental Protection Award (Showboats Design Awards 2014)
  • Best Power 40m – 65m (International Superyacht Society Awards 2014)
Motor yacht GIRAUD - Main salon

Motor yacht GIRAUD – Main salon

The contemporary main salon is a stunning open environment perfect for receiving visitors and spending the week together with family and friends: The bespoke furnishings are both practical and interesting, creating a comfortable interior in which to relax, socialise and dine together in style.

Superyacht GIRAUD - Formal dining area

Superyacht GIRAUD – Formal dining area

Catch the fresh morning air on the sheltered main deck aft, where you can take morning coffee or rest after hours of playing on the water toys. Steps lead down to the swim platform, which is spacious enough to be used for sunbathing beside the water or for ease of access into and out of the tenders.

“Luxury yacht GIRAUD is ready for charter in the South of France from €180,000 per week plus expenses. To find out more, contact CharterWorld now.”

Motor yacht GIRAUD - Skylounge

Motor yacht GIRAUD – Skylounge

The glamorous skylounge will impress both guests and visitors with its makassar wood contrasting against the textured monochrome interior, which contains a number of seating areas for smaller, closer conversation groups bar and a bar to serve refreshments throughout the evening.

On the upper deck aft, dine alfresco with the glittering cities of Monaco or Cannes as your backdrop, then sit outside in the warm summer air while listening to the sounds of the Mediterranean.

Luxury yacht GIRAUD - Alfresco dining and Jacuzzi

Luxury yacht GIRAUD – Alfresco dining and Jacuzzi

The sundeck offers plenty of seating as well as a shaded table for alfresco dining. Pride of place, however, is the large Jacuzzi towards the bow.

There is a great variety of water toys, and the collection includes:

  • 1 x jet ski
  • 1 x kayak
  • 1 x paddleboard
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • bikes
  • a water slide, and
  • Scuba diving equipment
Luxury yacht GIRAUD - Master suite

Luxury yacht GIRAUD – Master suite

The on board accommodation is designed to sleep a maximum of 11 guests over 5 cabins: 1 Master suite, 3 double cabins and 1 twin cabin. A crew of 9 will ensure that everyone on board has a stellar charter experience throughout the journey.

Luxury yacht GIRAUD is ready for charter in the South of France from €180,000 per week plus expenses. To find out more, contact CharterWorld now.

Lurssen M/Y Areti delivered to owner and to debut at the Monaco Yacht Show

July 21, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Lurssen has announced the successful delivery of superyacht ARETI (ex.PROJECT SASHA) to her owner on the 19th of July. After cruising through the Mediterranean this summer, she will be presented at the upcoming Monaco Yacht Show this September.

Motor yacht ARETI was successfully delivered to her owner and will debut at the Monaco Yacht Show. Image credit - Klaus Jordan

Motor yacht ARETI was successfully delivered to her owner and will debut at the Monaco Yacht Show. Image credit – Klaus Jordan

Launched in April 2017, the 85m/279ft luxury yacht features the styling of London based Winch Design, who chose contemporary exteriors and a bright yet traditional interior for the perfect balance between activity and relaxation.
The accommodation consists of a grand owner’s suite plus 8 guest cabins, all of which have access to the lavish spa located on the lower deck. Inside, there is a sauna, hot tub and plunge pool. On the same level is the expansive beach club that opens up onto a large swim platform via a transom door.

Luxury yacht ARETI - Built by Lurssen. Image credit Klaus Jordan

Luxury yacht ARETI – Built by Lurssen. Image credit Klaus Jordan

Forward of the owner’s suite is a private Jacuzzi and sun lounging area, as well as a space to dine alfresco. A second Jacuzzi is available to all guests on the sundeck, where everyone can also indulge in rest and relaxation on the sumptuous sun pads.

The gently curving exterior follows the owner’s previous choice of colour scheme, with a pale cream hull merging into a white superstructure and accents in grey. View motor yacht ARETI and be a part of her debut at the Monaco Yacht Show, running from the 27th-30th of September.

Last minute deal: Reduced Mediterranean charter aboard superyacht Quaranta

July 14, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Award-winning 34m/111ft luxury catamaran QUARANTA is ready for charter in the Mediterranean with a special reduced rate for the 18th-25th July, offering a saving of €20,000.

Superyacht QUARANTA - Built by Logos Marine

Superyacht QUARANTA – Built by Logos Marine

Built by Logos Marine in 2013, she features the exterior styling of Incat Crowther and the interior design work of Lila-Lou London. Winner of the Catamaran Award at the World Superyacht Awards 2014, she was also a finalist in the same awards ceremony for Semi-Displacement or Planing Three Deck Motor Yachts from 30m to 44.9m, as well as at the International Superyacht Society Awards 2014 for Best Power 24m-40m.

Superyacht QUARANTA - Main salon

Superyacht QUARANTA – Main salon

The main salon is a bright environment designed for guest interaction, offering plenty of seating in bright white surroundings with lighting placed for effective usage throughout the evening. Large windows span the length of the open plan interior, leading to the formal dining area located beside the sliding doors leading to the main deck aft.

Luxury catamaran QUARANTA - Formal dining area and main deck aft

Luxury catamaran QUARANTA – Formal dining area and main deck aft

Outside, a large seating area along the stern provides guests with sweeping views of Western Mediterranean destinations such as Capri, Nice and Monaco.

Motor yacht QUARANTA - Sundeck

Motor yacht QUARANTA – Sundeck

The glittering sundeck is ready for parties day or night, with plenty of lighting surrounding the grand alfresco dining table and the elevated Jacuzzi located forward of the sundeck. In addition, the nearby wet bar has a great selection of drinks to refresh cruisers sunning themselves on the sunpads.

As well as 2 folding bikes for land-based exploration, superyacht QUARANTA comes with a great collection of water toys:

  • a 2-person submersible
  • 2 x paddleboards
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • 1 x kneeboard
  • water skis
  • snorkelling equipment
  • fishing gear, and
  • inflatable and towable toys
M/Y QUARANTA - Master suite

M/Y QUARANTA – Master suite

The accommodation layout is designed to sleep a maximum of 12 guests over 6 cabins: 1 Master suite and 5 double cabins, all of which have en-suite bathrooms. A professional crew of 7 will ensure that every guest on board has a spectacular charter experience in one of the world’s most popular charter grounds.

Charter motor yacht QUARANTA in the Mediterranean from €119,000 per week plus expenses, with a special reduced price of €99,000 p/w plus expenses for July. This limited offer won’t last long: Contact CharterWorld now.

Charter luxury yacht Midnight Sun in the Mediterranean

July 12, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

36m/120ft luxury yacht MIDNIGHT SUN (ex.MIDNIGHT SUN FOR MILOU) is ready in the Mediterranean charter grounds of the South of France and Sardinia.

Open yacht MIDNIGHT SUN - Built by ISA Yachts

Open yacht MIDNIGHT SUN – Built by ISA Yachts

Built by ISA Yachts in 2006 and last refitted in 2015, the interior styling is the work of Cristiano Gatto with exterior design by Andrea Vallicelli. Capable of a cruising speed of 26 knots and a maximum speed of 30 knots, she is an excellent yacht for travelling from island to island.

Motor Yacht MIDNIGHT SUN - Salon, formal dining area and bar

Motor Yacht MIDNIGHT SUN – Salon, formal dining area and bar

The elegant salon uses warm wooden panelling and contrasting shades for a homely atmosphere ideal for charters with children as well as adults. While cruising to your next destination, catch up on a film or the latest sports while sipping on a cocktail from the bar. Towards the aft, the formal dining area offers comfortable seating close to the aft deck, and the glass panelled sliding doors can be opened to let in the fresh summer breeze.

Luxury yacht MIDNIGHT SUN - Main deck aft

Luxury yacht MIDNIGHT SUN – Main deck aft

The main deck aft offers guests a place to lounge outdoors with sunpads and seating taking in the sweeping views of destinations such as Monaco, Nice or Toulon. For the best views on board, however, head up to the flybridge where guests can dine alfresco shaded from the height of the midday sun, or sink into the Jacuzzi for hours of unwinding in the sunshine or under the stars. When not in use, the Jacuzzi can be covered and used as additional sunpads.

Superyacht MIDNIGHT SUN - Flybridge Jacuzzi and alfresco dining

Superyacht MIDNIGHT SUN – Flybridge Jacuzzi and alfresco dining

Superyacht MIDNIGHT SUN comes with 2 electric bikes and with her Approved RYA Water Sports Centre status, she comes with a great range of water toys:

  • 2 x Waverunners
  • 2 x Waterskis
  • 2 x paddleboards
  • 1 x Wakeboard
  • waterskis
  • snorkelling equipment, and
  • inflatable and towable toys
Luxury yacht MIDNIGHT SUN - Master suite

Luxury yacht MIDNIGHT SUN – Master suite

The on board accommodation is designed to sleep up to 10 guests over 5 cabins: 1 Master suite, 2 double cabins and 2 doubles convertible to twins. A professional crew of 6 will ensure that every guest receives a stellar charter experience throughout their cruise.

Luxury yacht MIDNIGHT SUN is ready for charter in the Western Mediterranean locations of the South of France and Sardinia from €88,000-€98,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information and to secure your dates today.

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

July 12, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

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

Baltic Yachts Sailing yacht Pink Gin VI

Baltic Yachts Sailing yacht Pink Gin VI

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

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

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

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

Find our more about superyachts built by Baltic Yachts here.

Top 18 Mediterranean Superyachts for Summer Charter

July 04, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Ice cold feet and runny noses might seem like a distant memory, but take the warm weather for granted and the summer months will evaporate before you even think about having a break from the office: Make an escape from lacklustre days and reinvigorate yourself in the vibrant Mediterranean, a melting pot of architectural wonders, distinctive artistic styles and cuisine fresh from the land and sea straight onto your plate.

Make time to make your dream holiday happen today and gather your inspiration from these 18 amazing luxury charter yacht examples of what you could be doing in your free time.

1. Siren

Motor yacht SIREN - Photo credit Nobiskrug Shipyard

Motor yacht SIREN – Photo credit Nobiskrug Shipyard

Sleek and sophisticated M/Y SIREN is a proven charter yacht from renowned designers Nobiskrug, who went to great lengths to ensure that the interior and exterior deck space were equally appealing to guests aboard this 74m/241ft superyacht.

The on board facilities include a generous beach club, massage therapy and beauty services, a personal trainer and indoor and outdoor cinemas, not to mention her incredible array of water toys aboard this Approved RYA Water Sports Centre.

Uncluttered without feeling clinical, superyacht SIREN is ready to turn your Mediterranean charter into a full-on spa experience with effortless entertainment under the stars. From fine dining in the main salon to soaking in the spa pool on the sundeck, not a single day will pass where you regret answering the euphonic call of luxury yacht SIREN.

Luxury yacht SIREN - The main salon

Luxury yacht SIREN – The main salon

Destinations: French Riviera, Italian Riviera, Amalfi Coast

Price: €525,000-€600,000 p/w plus expenses

Why Siren: “SIREN is a fabulous choice, as it offers a fantastic range of amenities and has a super experienced crew.” – Senior Charter Broker Nicolas Benazeth.

2. Dragon

Luxury yacht DRAGON - Built by Couach

Luxury yacht DRAGON – Built by Couach

Featuring a sophisticated and timeless palette, open yacht DRAGON is an island-hoppers perfect match, capable of a maximum speed of up to 30 knots.

Her toy chest has not been neglected either, with enough to entertain all ages and fitness levels with jet skis, inflatable toys and certification as a PADI Certified Dive Centre for viewing the best of the Eastern Mediterranean: the unbelievable wildlife hidden just under the waves.

Motor yacht DRAGON - Salon

Motor yacht DRAGON – Salon

Destinations: Greece, Croatia, Montenegro

Price: €90,000-€100,000 p/w plus expenses

Why Dragon: “The best charter crew in the East Med, owner keeps the yacht in incredible condition year after year.” – Senior Charter Broker Nicolas Benazeth.

3. Silver Angel (Joint)

Superyacht SILVER ANGEL - Built by Benetti

Superyacht SILVER ANGEL – Built by Benetti

Playfully using texture and a hint of pastel colour within a black and white interior, luxury yacht SILVER ANGEL is an impressive example of Italian shipyard Benetti’s ability to combine functionality and form to create interiors that guests will never want to leave behind.

Whether chartering for a celebration, corporate event or simply a family escape, M/Y SILVER ANGEL is perfectly equipped to meet your needs within her delicate Art Deco surrounds.

With an amazing selection of water toys (including a windsurfer, kitesurfer and kayaks) and PADI Dive Centre Certification, charter guests will experience heaven on earth in the bright and breezy charter grounds of the Mediterranean.

M/Y SILVER ANGEL - Bar and Jacuzzi

M/Y SILVER ANGEL – Bar and Jacuzzi

Destinations: French Riviera, Italian Riviera, Amalfi Coast

Price: €425,000-€450,000 p/w plus expenses

Why Silver Angel: “The 60m+ Benettis have the best sundecks in the fleet.” – Senior Charter Broker Nicolas Benazeth.

3. Lioness V (Joint)

Mega yacht LIONESS V - Built by Benetti

Mega yacht LIONESS V – Built by Benetti

Considered by many yacht industry experts to be one of Benetti‘s finest superyachts, 64m/208ft LIONESS V combines Asian aesthetics in contemporary design to create a sophisticated environment that flows effortlessly between indoor and outdoor space.

A PADI Certified Dive Centre, superyacht LIONESS V is as much about fun in the water as she is entertainment while cruising along the impressive Mediterranean coasts.

Superyacht LIONESS V - Sundeck

Superyacht LIONESS V – Sundeck

Destinations: Balearic Islands, Corsica, Montenegro

Price: €425,000-€650,000 p/w plus expenses

Why Lioness V: “The 60m+ Benettis have the best sundecks in the fleet.” – Senior Charter Broker Nicolas Benazeth.

4. Christina G

Motor yacht CHRISTINA G - Built by Kingship Magellan

Motor yacht CHRISTINA G – Built by Kingship Magellan

Unwind in the Mediterranean aboard 34m/110ft motor yacht CHRISTINA G, built for taking life at a slower pace and absorbing in your surroundings, whether it’s the warm and bright sundeck surrounded by the twisting red cliffs of Santorini, or the cosy contemporary interior of the skylounge or main salon.

Spend your mornings sightseeing and return in time for a sumptuous lunch before wearing it off using the kayaks and diving gear throughout the afternoon. Built by Kingship Magellan, superyacht CHRISTINA G represents the high quality of renowned architects and designers Vripack and Luiz de Basto while offering a stellar price.

Luxury yacht CHRISTINA G - Jacuzzi

Luxury yacht CHRISTINA G – Jacuzzi

Destinations: Balearic Islands, Greece, Montenegro

Price: €80,000-€95,000 p/w plus expenses

Why Christina G: “Great value for money, ideal for up to 10 guests and great local knowledge of Balearics.” – Senior Charter Broker Nicolas Benazeth.

5. Here Comes the Sun

Superyacht HERE COMES THE SUN - Built by Amels

Superyacht HERE COMES THE SUN – Built by Amels

Launched in 2017, motor yacht HERE COMES THE SUN from Amels is one of the newest luxury yachts on this list, and she benefits from the knowledge gained from decades of ship building experience as well as an understanding of modern trends: Across her 83m/272ft length guests will be treated to a sauna, spa services, a swimming pool, a large beach club with drop-down terrace and a generous sundeck with a large 8-person Jacuzzi.

Andrew Winch and Tim Heywood Design have created another stunning superyacht for family and friends cruises, bustling festivities at the height of the Mediterranean party season and for impressing guests on that all-important corporate event charter. Discover her beauty for yourself and contact CharterWorld for more information today.

Destinations: Monaco, Capri, Malta

Price: €1,200,000-€1,300,000 p/w plus expenses

Why Here Comes the Sun: “Incredible attention to details and highest quality interior finish I’ve seen in a long time. Huge volume.” – Senior Charter Broker Nicolas Benazeth.

6. Robbie Bobbie (ex.Heliad II)

Superyacht ROBBIE BOBBIE (ex.HELIAD II) - Built by Lynx Yachts and designed by Diana Yacht Design

Superyacht ROBBIE BOBBIE (ex.HELIAD II) – Built by Lynx Yachts and designed by Diana Yacht Design

34m/110ft luxury yacht ROBBIE BOBBIE (ex.HELIAD II) has plenty to offer the groups that charter her, including an award-winning chef, a spacious beach platform and a well-proportioned balance between indoor and outdoor space for everyday living.

A finalist in the World Superyacht Awards 2014 for Best Displacement Motor Yacht of Below 500GT (30m to approx. 49.9m) and in the Showboats Design Awards 2014 for Naval Architecture Award: Motor Yachts, M/Y ROBBIE BOBBIE has everything guests need for a relaxing fine dining charter in the Mediterranean.

Motor yacht ROBBIE BOBBIE - Sundeck

Motor yacht ROBBIE BOBBIE – Sundeck

Destinations: St Tropez, Naples, Sardinia

Price: €75,000 p/w plus expenses

Why Robbie Bobbie: “Great chef and crew, good value.” – Senior Charter Broker Nicolas Benazeth.

7. Jo

Luxury yacht JO - Built by Benetti

Luxury yacht JO – Built by Benetti

Designed for family entertainment, there are few yachts available in the Mediterranean that can beat 50m/164ft motor yacht JO: Among her amenities is a dance floor, plus plenty of entertainment through music, films and video games to keep everyone busy while cruising between destinations.

With a great selection of water toys including a sail boat and water slide, there’s something for all ages aboard this Approved RYA Water Sports Centre.

M/Y JO - Convertible games room

M/Y JO – Convertible games room

Destinations: Balearic Islands, Ionian Islands, Adriatic

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

Why Jo: “[Superyacht Jo is] still hard to beat in terms of charter crew experience and value for money.” – Senior Charter Broker Nicolas Benazeth.

8. Toby

Open yacht TOBY - Built by Cerri

Open yacht TOBY – Built by Cerri

Built for speed, open yacht TOBY is capable of up to 40 knots and will get your group from one destination to the next in no time flat, so that there is as little down time during your holiday as possible.

Cerri Cantieri Navali ensured that her size of 31m/102ft did not leave guests wanting, creating bright contemporary interiors that efficiently use space for dining and lounging. Most impressive however, are her outdoor spaces; a circular seating area on the bow makes an excellent place to start the day with coffee under the canopy, dine alfresco on the main deck aft or choose from the sunpads or the sun loungers on the flybridge. Wherever guests choose to spend their time on board, they can expect excellent service from an experienced crew knowledgeable in the local area.

Superyacht TOBY - Bow seating area

Superyacht TOBY – Bow seating area

Destinations: Amalfi Coast, Naples, Palermo

Price: €50,000-€58,500 p/w plus expenses

Why Toby: “[She’s the] best way to see all the sights of the Amalfi coast in style, speed and with a great local crew.” – Senior Charter Broker Nicolas Benazeth.

9. Astro

Open yacht ASTRO - Built by Baia Yachts

Open yacht ASTRO – Built by Baia Yachts

The fastest yacht of these 18 Mediterranean superyachts, open yacht ASTRO is capable of a cruising speed of 40 knots and a top speed of 50 knots. Her glass top ceiling creates a bright interior that enhances the sense of space within, while also making for an atmospheric space to relax even if there’s the odd shower during your charter.

Another unique benefit of this superyacht is the archery range among her toys – they only superyacht for charter to have this activity available.

Luxury yacht ASTRO - Formal dining area

Luxury yacht ASTRO – Formal dining area

Destinations: French Riviera, Italian Riviera, Monaco

Price: €65,000-€75,000 p/w plus expenses

Why Astro: “Incredible speed, a beautiful glass canopy and the only charter yacht with an archery range amongst the toys.” – Senior Charter Broker Nicolas Benazeth.

10. Entourage

Mega yacht ENTOURAGE - Built by Technomar

Mega yacht ENTOURAGE – Built by Technomar

Renowned builders Technomar launched luxury yacht ENTOURAGE in 2014 and her glimmering monochrome spaces: she won the MYS/RINA Award at the Monaco Yacht Show Awards the same year, as well as becoming a finalist at the Showboats Design Awards 2015 for her design and the lengths her engineering has gone towards environmental protection.

Whether chartering for a glamorous getaway break or to impress on a special event charter, superyacht ENTOURAGE will not disappoint with her flawless Luca Dini interiors along with expansive deck spaces and a beach club that is just as generous.

Superyacht ENTOURAGE - Formal dining area

Superyacht ENTOURAGE – Formal dining area

Destinations: Sardinia, Corsica, St Tropez

Price: €200,000-€225,000 p/w plus expenses

Why Entourage: “Excellent crew, superb captain, great toys and tenders including a 31ft chase tender that can go 50 knots! Plus, an excellent chef.” – Charter Broker Josh Burdett.

11. Menorca

Classic superyacht MENORCA. Photo credit: Mare e Terra

Classic superyacht MENORCA. Photo credit: Mare e Terra

After an extensive refit both inside and out at the hands of Menorca-based design group Mare e Terra, classic luxury yacht MENORCA has returned to the charter market in the Mediterranean with a brand new look updated for the 21st century while retaining her original charm.

Built in 1960, her classic lines make marvellous ambiance for parties in the Balearic Islands, surrounded by twisting pale cliffs and the scent of ancient forests. Enjoy an evening film together in the outdoor cinema or use her water toys in the shallow and secluded bays and coves, where the shoreline can vary dramatically while always remaining picture perfect.

Classic motor yacht MENORCA - Al fresco dining. Photo credit: Mare e Terra

Classic motor yacht MENORCA – Al fresco dining. Photo credit: Mare e Terra

Destinations: Spain, Balearic Islands

Price: €85,000-€98,000 p/w plus expenses

Why Menorca: “A beautifully refit classic, excellent chef and a nice alternative in the Balearics.” – Charter Broker Josh Burdett.

12. Silver Dream

M/Y SILVER DREAM - Built by Dubois Yachts

M/Y SILVER DREAM – Built by Dubois Yachts

44m/144ft motor yacht SILVER DREAM (ex.SLIPSTREAM) has a proven reputation with charter guests and all the amenities one would expect with a luxury charter yacht: an experienced and professional crew, beautifully appointed interiors and spacious exteriors designed for outdoor living, status as an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre and a great selection of water toys for making the best of any destination.

Superyacht SILVER DREAM - Salon

Superyacht SILVER DREAM – Salon

Destinations: Antibes, Portofino, Sicily

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

Why Silverdream: “The full charter package in terms of excellent crew, space, style, amenities, toys, and charter reputation.” – Charter Broker Josh Burdett.

13. O’Neiro

Mega yacht O'NEIRO - Built by Lamda Shipyards

Mega yacht O’NEIRO – Built by Lamda Shipyards

Whether heading off for a special event, taking a family break or preparing for a corporate event charter, superyacht O’NEIRO will impress with her timeless interiors and great amenities that include a home theatre, a vast library of music, videos and games, status as an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre and PADI Certified Dive Centre along with a fantastic sundeck Jacuzzi as well as a Jacuzzi in the Master suite.

The excellent range of water toys, from fast-paced Waverunners to meandering kayaks, lets guests discover the beauty of Greece’s many beaches at their own pace.

Luxury yacht O'NEIRO - Sundeck

Luxury yacht O’NEIRO – Sundeck

Destinations: Greece, Dodecanese, Corfu

Price: €180,000-€215,000 p/w plus expenses

Why O’Neiro: “My multiple repeat clients were so enthusiastic about the yacht and crew, I had to include this as a great yacht operating in Greece.” – Charter Broker Josh Burdett.

14. Deniki

Motor yacht DENIKI - Built by Amels

Motor yacht DENIKI – Built by Amels

When you and your guests want a superyacht with a proven charter reputation and the traditional interiors far removed from everyday life, luxury yacht DENIKI is the perfect choice for your holiday abroad.

Exceptional interiors down to the last detail will make any guest aboard motor yacht DENIKI feel like they’re indulging in an opulence – and that’s before even relaxing on her beautiful sundeck Jacuzzi or making use of her selection of water toys. Chef Gareth Alder won 2nd Place at the Antigua Charter Show 2014, so you and your guests can expect a sumptuous dining treat every mealtime.

Motor yacht DENIKI - Main salon

Motor yacht DENIKI – Main salon

Destinations: Balearic Islands, South of France, Italy

Price: €165,000-€215,000 p/w plus expenses

Why Deniki: “Operating in the Balearics, South of France and Italy, she’s a really solid charter yacht with one of the best crews around.” – Charter Broker Josh Burdett.

15. Malahne

Classic luxury yacht MALAHNE - Photo credit Pendennis Yachts

Classic luxury yacht MALAHNE – Photo credit Pendennis Yachts

Built in 1937 with an award-winning refit from Pendennis in 2015, classic luxury yacht MALAHNE (ex.ADELE XII) is an historically significant vessel that has hosted parties for many stars and politicians in the early-to-mid Twentieth Century. Carefully refurbished using authentic Art Deco antiques and fittings to match the style of the period, superyacht MALAHNE represents a 30-month effort to reinstate a rare classic yacht back to her former glory.

Able to host up to 10 guests over 6 cabins in periodic surroundings, she also has a tender garage filled with a fantastic selection of water toys for the best of the modern era and times gone by.

Classic luxury yacht MALAHNE - Salon

Classic luxury yacht MALAHNE – Salon

Destinations: Spain, Italian Riviera, Greece

Price: €135,000-€154,000 p/w plus expenses

Why Malahne: “[She is] probably the highest quality yacht I have ever seen. As a classic she might not appeal to everyone, but the refit is perfection for those who appreciate older superyachts.” – Charter Broker Josh Burdett.

16. Skyler

Luxury yacht SKYLER - Built by Benetti

Luxury yacht SKYLER – Built by Benetti

The newest luxury yacht on this list available for charter in the Mediterranean, 38m/125ft motor yacht SKYLER was delivered by Benetti only earlier this year and her cool minimalist interiors make her perfect for any group looking for a ‘no fuss’ modern design suited to special occasions as well as family charters.

Although all of the interior and exterior lounging spaces are finished to a high standard, many guests will chose the beach club as their favourite spot on board: the bar will provide refreshments effortlessly while you sunbathe on the sun loungers and listen to the gently lapping waves.

Motor yacht SKYLER - Bow sunpads and Jacuzzi

Motor yacht SKYLER – Bow sunpads and Jacuzzi

Destinations: Sicily, Sardinia, Corsica

Price: Contact CharterWorld for current rates

Why Skyler: “A pretty cool superyacht and a brand new Benetti.” – Charter Broker Josh Burdett.

17. Da Vinci

Open yacht DA VINCI - Built by Mangusta

Open yacht DA VINCI – Built by Mangusta

More than just a fast superyacht from getting from one destination to the next, M/Y DA VINCI is another modern marvel delivered in 2017 that represents an evolution in the way that open yachts are treated in terms of internal design and facilities: Once less likely to receive fewer amenities than larger, slower counterparts, DA VINCI competes with an on-trend interior in navy and gold, coupled with high-finish modern art, a great selection of water toys, a bow Jacuzzi and alfresco dining area and professional massage services with a folding massage table that can be used anywhere inside or out.

Destinations: Monaco, Portofino, Naples

Price: €225,000 p/w plus expenses

Why Da Vinci: “The ultimate flashy, sporty superyacht.” – Charter Broker Josh Burdett.

18. Endless Summer

Luxury yacht ENDLESS SUMMER - Built by Westport

Luxury yacht ENDLESS SUMMER – Built by Westport

40m/130ft superyacht ENDLESS SUMMER is an ever popular choice in the Eastern Mediterranean, giving guests the quintessential luxury charter experience as well as the latest state-of-the-art entertainment systems and amenities. Refitted in 2016, her as-new interiors provide comfortable surroundings for rest and relaxation.

Packed full of water toys – including diving equipment – she is the perfect choice for charter groups looking to discover the wonders of the underwater tunnels, caves and wrecks of Croatia and Greece.

Superyacht ENDLESS SUMMER - Main salon

Superyacht ENDLESS SUMMER – Main salon

“The boat was fantastic and the crew was actually even better. Manos was a total pro, the Chief Stew Katerina was amazing and the Bosun Christos was fantastic as well. We really loved the week… [The crew] were SUPER professional, never made you feel like you were putting them out with any request and were friendly throughout.

Poliyagos was by far our favorite spot – uninhabited island, amazing waters, private beaches – it was other worldly.”

- Charter guests, Athens-Santorini, June 2017

Destinations: Greece, Croatia, Corfu

Price: €89,000-€105,000 p/w plus expenses

Why Endless Summer: “In Greece I would pick M/Y ENDLESS SUMMER: An awesome, personable and can-do crew who has been together several seasons, Chef Antonis is culinary-school trained and enjoys twists on traditional foods, with gorgeous presentation. The boat has also had fantastic refit adding a 6th stateroom (VIP suite on the upper-deck) with wraparound views. Impeccably updated and maintained and being a Westport she is super-spacious with an amazing array of toys not usually seen on yachts in the Med.” – Amanda Brilliante Charter Broker.

Contact CharterWorld to find out more information about any superyacht available for charter this summer in the Mediterranean, including on board amenities and current special offers.