Anatomy of a Charter Superyacht

Insider's guide: what you need to know about luxury yacht charters.

Anatomy of a Charter Superyacht

A work of art at sea

Charter yachts are designed to give as much enjoyment as possible. They come in all kinds of shapes and sizes too.

Superyachts are similar to floating 5-star hotels having been created by some of the world’s best yacht designers. The vessels have amazing craftsmanship, beautiful décor as well as quality furniture and furnishings, quite simply works of art at sea.

Expect a world of luxury as soon as you step onboard a charter yacht. They are designed for guests to experience lots of complete relaxation, great entertainment and the finest dining. There are also plenty of the latest water toys to try, making the perfect holiday while at sea.

There’s bound to be a charter yacht just right for you and your party, so choose from hundreds that are available just now.


With accommodation usually for up to twelve guests, expect luxury all the way. Some larger yachts can take more people on board. Each cabin features private en suite facilities often finished in stonework or marble.

Many superyachts also have VIP state rooms as well as a master stateroom. Master staterooms often have ocean views with their very own private terrace along with fine linens and gorgeous bedding.


A yacht charter is specifically known for its gourmet food. The master chef and his team are very experienced preparing some of the most delicious meals ever. Galleys on board superyachts are equipped with state-of-the-art kitchen equipment. Yacht crew are usually professionally trained in five-star silver service too.

The charter agent and your chosen charter yacht chef will discuss food allergies, preferences, likes and dislikes with you beforehand. Using the best ingredients, fresh herbs and local provisions look forward to amazing meals, sumptuous snacks, exotic cocktails and the elite in champagnes. You’re sure to have a memorable vacation when taking a charter yacht cruise with delicious food, fantastic entertainment and relaxing ambience.


Each charter yacht has the latest in entertainment systems. You can watch new movies and listen to music either in your state room or anywhere on board. There are often docking stations dotted around too so you’re able to listen to your own personal playlist if the mood takes you.

Some yachts have a private theatre with most offering large screen TVs. There are also comfortable sofas and chairs to relax on while enjoying a tasty snack after a day in the sun.


There are lots of activities to enjoy while on a luxury yacht charter vacation. Spa pools both large and small are great for relaxing in while comfy sun pads are ideal for sunbathing. A huge selection of water toys and equipment is also available with some superyachts even having their own helicopter and landing pad. Try the wave runners, Seabobs, boogie boards or do a little snorkelling. You’ll find everything you want on your superyacht while out on the ocean.

Why not get in a private submarine for a once-in-a-lifetime dive experience? Or pamper yourself in the onboard spa or Hammam.

If diving is your thing, there are some amazing diving sites to explore. Some charter yachts are equipped with dive centres and a member of crew who is a dive master.

Stay fit and active while on board a superyacht working out in one of the gyms. Fitness rooms are usually air conditioned so you can exercise and not get too hot.

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