The top 10 largest sailing yachts for charter
There are many captivating sailing yachts cruising the world's seas today, and you can experience some of the magic for yourself aboard one of the 10 largest sailing yachts available for charter. These sensational vessels stand out among the rest of the fleet at the ports and anchorages they visit, and make for memorable surroundings to any special occasions charter or corporate event charter. More than good looks, their on board crews are highly experienced and have a wealth of amenities and water toys on board for days filled with activities and nights partying under the stars.
MALTESE FALCON 88m/288.9ft
The iconic sailing yacht MALTESE FALCON from Perini Navi was an instant hit with the yachting industry and admirers the world over for her ground-breaking DynaRig sails that powered her through the water at record-breaking speeds for her size. She also put the spotlight back on what a modern sailing yacht was capable of at a time when the focus was on ever more lavish motor yacht amenities. At 88m/288.9ft, she is a recognisable presence at any marina and her luxurious interiors are as sporty and sophisticated as her exteriors. Notable amenities include a Jacuzzi on deck and an alfresco cinema projected onto the sails.
Oceanco superyacht AQUIJO dazzles with her contemporary interiors and indulgent amenities, including a spa room featuring a Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna. Guests will be spending much of their time outdoors with numerous alfresco dining and lounging areas on board, including an eye-catching wet bar on the main deck aft.
Superyacht VERTIGO from Alloy Yachts was designed by Philippe Briand with interiors from Christian Liaigre. She measures 67.2m/220ft and is the first sailing yacht of her size to have an almost vertical bow, granting her a longer waterline length for greater speed both when under sail or using the engine. S/Y VERTIGO has a Jacuzzi, gym and a great selection of water toys including Scuba diving gear to get up close to the amazing wildlife at each destination she visits.
This classic schooner built in 1927 was carefully restored in 2008 to bring her back to life. S/Y CREOLE is an excellent choice for private functions such as weddings and corporate events, and guests will be impressed with the authentic interiors from the art deco period. Not only is this century-old sailing yacht charming in appearance, she has a great selection of modern water toys for adventures wherever she cruises.
Sailing yacht LAMIMA is a traditional Indonesian 'phinisi' constructed entirely out of wood with Asian styling reflected throughout in the furniture, fittings and artwork. She was designed by Marcelo Penna and can accommodate up to 14 guests in seven large and elegant staterooms. There is a spa centre with trained massage therapists amongst the crew, and as a PADI Dive Centre guests can earn a worldwide recognised Scuba diving licence with the on board instructors.
MIKHAIL S. VORONTSOV 64.5m/211.8ft
The sailing yacht MIKHAIL S. VORONTSOV was built in 2013 and provides guests with a traditional atmosphere that benefits from a modern layout and top notch technology. The interior styling is the work of Ken Freivokh Design, who also worked on her exterior styling with Dykstra & Partners. On board is a gym, sauna and spa, and among the three deckhouses there is a main salon and aft private Owner's salon that can instead be used as a second lounge.
SPIRIT OF THE C'S 64m/209.9ft
Luxury yacht SPIRIT OF THE C's is the world's largest all-aluminium sailing yacht and another vessel from the Perini Navi shipyard that has made it onto this list. Nuvolari & Lenard designed her inside and out in a light New England-style where minimalist rooms and pale walls and furnishings emphasise the sense of space on board. The hydraulic crow's nest offers fantastic views of the surroundings and far below there is an abundance of sunbeds to rest on after making good use of the large collection of water toys.
RUNNING ON WAVES 64m/209.9ft
The elegant 64m/209ft sailing yacht RUNNING ON WAVES was built in 2011 by Segel Masten Yachten and combines the forms of a classic clipper with modern design and engineering elements. The accommodation sleeps up to 45 guests over 18 en-suite cabins, and while cruising there is a cinema, discotheque, conference multimedia room, an on deck spa pool, spa massage room and a dedicated centre for Scuba diving and water toys.
Double-masted schooner ATHOS from Holland Jachtbouw was launched in 2010 and features the naval architecture of prestigious Hoek Design Naval Architects. Her beautiful wooden interiors are comprised of several high quality varieties including mahogany, anigre and pear which is complimented by supple leathers, stylish fabrics and a traditional flair. For evening entertaining there is a formal dining table that converts into two games tables for card games, a wet bar and a fireplace for intimate evenings. Life outdoors is just as lavish with plenty of sunbeds, outdoor seating and a massage table for complete relaxation in the fresh sea air.
The final vessel in the 10 largest sailing yachts available for charter is all-aluminium sailing yacht PERSEUS³ from Perini Navi. Launched in 2014, she has interior and exterior styling from the shipyard in-house team in collaboration with Ron Holland. Her experienced Owner added many innovations, such as her rigging system and the lifting keel which has become a common addition among performance-based sailing yachts today. The deck Jacuzzi will be a favourite spot for guests to take in the surrounding scenery, with two fold-out beach platforms to extend the already ample sunbathing space on board.