The top 10 largest superyacht charters in the world.
When chartering a yacht, does size matter? The owners and the charterers of these top 10 largest superyachts for charter must think so!
The yachts in our top ten largest list range from 85.9m (281.8ft) to a whopping 162.5m (533´) in length. You would think that at this length, the charterer could invite all the friends they know to join them however unless the yachts are classed as a passenger ship, many of these superyachts can still carry a maximum of 12 yacht charter guests.
Motor Yacht Eclipse – 162.5m
Luxury mega yacht Eclipse built by Blohm + Voss
Measuring 162.5m (533´), superyacht ECLIPSE comes in at number one on our list. This breath-taking yacht represents one of the world´s largest vessels. The megayacht ECLISPE built by the world-renowned German shipyard Blohm & Voss and launched in 2009. The Eclipse yacht has 3 helicopter pads, several hot tubs and two swimming pools, one of which can convert to a dance floor. She is also equipped with 6 tenders and a mini-submarine that is capable of submerging to 50 metres. She has 18 guest cabins for 34 guests and approximately 70 crew members.
Superyacht SERENE - 133.90m (439' 3")
SERENE yacht by Fincantieri, Espen Oeino and Reymond Langton Design - Photo by Viktor Davare - Vancouver Island Photography
Superyacht Serene come in at number 2 on our list, measuring 133.90m (439' 3") in length. SERENE is a truly remarkable yacht, spanning seven private decks, designed to take you anywhere in the world in absolute luxury. She was launched in 2011 by Fincantieri Yachts with exterior design and engineering by Espen Oeino.
M/Y ALEXANDER - 122.00m (400' 3")
Luxury Motor Yacht ALEXANDER
Luxury Motor Yacht ALEXANDER measures 122.00m (400' 3") in length. What sets this yacht apart is her ability to accommodate up to 80 guests in luxurious staterooms. Yacht ALEXANDER is equipped with a unique range of facilities including an outdoor swimming pool and Spa Pool, a full-size discotheque and bar with state of the art sound system, a 27 Seat private cinema / conference room, a children’s playroom with television and video game systems, a beauty salon, a full gymnasium , closed Circuit TV and security alarm, a fully equipped hospital and a fully certified helipad with lights and securing points.
M/V TURAMA - 117.35m (385' )
Yacht Turama in France
With her huge 117.35m (385') hull, Superyacht TURAMA is another ideal charter yacht for event, large group, or corporate charters. She can accommodate up to 70 charter guests in 43 cabins. M/Y TURAMA is a full displacement steel twin propeller luxury yacht which was built in Finland by yacht builder Rauma Yard in 1990 and converted in 2004 to a luxury pleasure yacht.
Superyacht LUNA - 115m (377' 4")
Measuring 115m (377' 4"), Super yacht LUNA was launched as the world's largest expedition yacht and was delivered in 2010 by Lloyd Werft and Stahlbau Shipyard in Germany. Some of her features include two helicopter pads on either side of the large communications tower, transom doors at the sides, which lead directly to her high quality tenders. The Explorer Yacht LUNA also features an expansive open aft deck that boasts a covered swimming pool of 20 metres and sunbathing areas, with a dedicated open luxury leisure area boasting a large beach club leading down to the swim platform. She can sleep 18 guests.
CHRISTINA O – 99.13m/325 ft.
Coming in at number 6 on the top ten largest superyacht for charter is the classic yacht CHRISTINA O. This magnificent vessel, now restored to her former glory is steeped in history. Through the Onassis dynasty CHRISTINA O hosted many celebrities and the who´s who of the 50´s and 60´s and is possibly the most written about ship available to charter. The elegeant superyacht CHRISTINA O measures 99.13m/325 ft.
INDIAN EMPRESS – 95m (311.7 feet)
95m Oceanco mega yacht INDIAN EMPRESS - Photo by Piotr Rutkowski
Luxury motor yacht INDIAN EMPRESS was built by Oceanco Yachts in 2000, measuring 95m (311.7 feet) in length and accommodating up to 12 charter guests in 16 stunning staterooms. Charter yacht INDIAN EMPRESS is a beautifully stylish yacht, with a luxurious interior, partitioned with columns and paneling, and beautifully decorated with bespoke furniture upholstered in sumptuous fabrics, exquisite floor rugs and a superb collection of artwork, creating a palatial yet welcoming ambiance.
NERO - 90 m (295ft)
Motor yacht Nero is a 90 meter (295ft) superyacht, built by Corsair Yachts within the Chinese Yantai Raffles shipyard and launched in 2007. Nero superyacht´s exterior and interior are both designed by Neil Taylor and feature sleek lines and classic style to resemble J. Pierpont Morgan´s famous yacht Corsair.
Motor Yacht LAUREN L - 88.50m / 290' 4"
Superyacht LAUREN L
Motor yacht LAUREN L (formerly Constellation) is a magnificent ship which provides unique venue for large luxury events such as, receptions, product launches, board meetings, celebrations, luncheons, buffet diners, cocktail parties, or large private gatherings, to name a few. She is able to host cocktails for up to 120/ 150 guests seat 50 guests on board for a luncheon or diner and comfortably accommodates up to 48 guests overnight. The yacht also offers the safety of onboard medical assistance with a permanent Swiss trained doctor on board as well as a Helicopter landing pad for superior transportation to and from the yacht. LAUREN L features a large and luxurious conference room, library, and conference center, Lido Bar as well as a superb formal Dining Room.
ECSTASEA - 85.9m (281.8ft).
Superyacht Ecstasea - Credit Feadship
Last but not least is the 10th largest superyacht available for charter. Superyacht ECSTASEA was built by the well renowned Feadship in 2004 (refitted in 2011) and measures 85.9m (281.8ft). Her exterior design was created by the collaboration of Terence Disdale and De Voogt Naval Architects. Terence Disdale also crafted the yachts timeless Asian inspired interior. The balance of exquisite soft furnishings, fine art and a modern flair, combine harmoniously to create a relaxed yet sophisticated almost bespoke atmosphere. Superyacht ECSTASEA offers many amenities such as a Skylounge, Crow’s nest with spectacular views, Heli Pad, Gym, Massage room, Beach club and plenty of additional exterior living areas including a massive sundeck and Spa Pool tub.