Sunreef's luxury sailing catamaran IPHARRA is a stunning 102ft long vessel, with spacious living and entertainment areas on board, suitable for a wide range of charter guests, including families with children. ... read full story
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What is a luxury yacht? Luxury Yachts as a term generally mean private boats of more than 22m or 80 feet in length, built with the aim of providing their owners and guests with ultimate luxury and comfort during their entire stay on board. Sailing yachts, motor yachts, catamarans, trimarans, gullets, superyachts, mega yachts, giga yachts, classic yachts or modern yachts with state-of-the-art amenities, technology and design all fall under the category of ‘luxury yachts’. There are numerous luxury yacht builders, designers, naval architects, interior designers, lighting designers, various product suppliers and service supplies in the industry specialising in luxury yachts, offering the highest possible standard of their services and assistance to future owners and managers of these vessels. View more on yacht builders and designers here.
Some owners prefer to keep their privacy and use their yachts for private holidays with family, friends, business partners and colleagues. Others, offer their vessels for luxury yacht charter around various destinations in the world. Two of the most important destinations from yacht rental point of view are the Mediterranean (mainly in the summer) and the Caribbean (during the Northern Hemisphere’s winter months). Other important luxury yacht charter destinations include the South Pacific, Asia, Northern Europe, with remote destinations such as Antarctica and Pacific North West being increasingly sought-after by adventure-seeking yacht charter clients.
Luxury yachts offer deluxe and luxurious accommodation in cabins, with en suite bathrooms, the finest in furnishing and linens, latest in technology, air-conditioning and various other comforts expected of these boats. There is usually one or more saloons available for entertainment, socialising and relaxation, as well as numerous dining options, including al fresco dining possibilities. Exterior deck areas tend to offer plenty of space for sunbathing, with larger yachts fitted with the very popular Jacuzzi spa or even a large swimming pool. All luxury yachts have a selection of various water toys at guests’ disposal for in-water entertainment and fun.
Below you will find the latest news and articles from the world of luxury yachts, and if you are interested in chartering one of these, don’t hesitate to contact our team of brokers here.
Sunseeker Yachts, the British luxury yacht builder has now finished building their latest 40 metre motor yacht ‘Chiqui’. Yacht CHIQUI is Sunseeker’s second hull in the new composite materials (GRP) 40 meter series which began with yacht Tanvas which was hull number one. Tanvas is yacht Chiqui’s sister ship (as pictured) and the boat debuted... ... read full story
With an in-water exhibition space that grows bigger from year to year, the Multihull Section of the 2011 Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes is a must-be-there event for all those who love cruising multihulls, both sail and motor. The largest shipyards in Europe and countries around the world are among the first to renew their participation and honour the event each year with a world preview of their new models. ... read full story
Sunreef 114 sailing yacht CHE will be available this summer in the West Mediterranean and the Adriatic for luxury yacht charter. ... read full story
At high water in the afternoon of Sunday 3 June 2012, up to a thousand boats muster on the River Thames in preparation for Her Majesty The Queen to lead the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant. It will be one of the largest flotillas ever assembled on the river. Rowed boats and working boats and pleasure vessels of all shapes and sizes will be beautifully dressed with streamers and Union Jacks, their crews and passengers turned out in their finest rigs. ... read full story
Trinidad Village Docks, Inc. (TVDI) hired world renowned marina builder, Bellingham Marine, to move forward with a major renovation of their docks in 2008. Plans called for a complete overhaul including new docks and anchoring, upgraded utilities and a new layout. ... read full story
The MYBA Charter Boat Show which runs from 2 to 6 May 2011 has secured extra dockage at Marina Fiera in Genoa where the October sales show is held. The extra dockage was needed due to an increasing number of yacht registrations for the Charter Show which is one of the most important international exhibitions dedicated to charter professionals and superyachts. ... read full story
Peters & May, a leading global superyacht transportation provider has reported a significant growth in export volume for for both the UK & USA offices in the first three months of 2011. The company exported seven superyachts including 50m motor yacht Al Mirqab III and 40m yacht Garfield. In the same period the company transported 1164 yachts up to 30m and over 450 boats and yachts in March alone. ... read full story
Royal Huisman has launched ‘Huisfit’ dedicated to Superyacht refit, repair and renewal. The Dutch yard Royal Huisman who is principally known as a builder of fine custom superyachts has undertaken refit work for many years, however after an in-depth study they are broadening their business model with ‘Huisfit’ a carefully planned expansion of its superyacht refit and repair business. The important strategic move will utilize a more efficient deployment of its human and physical resources over a wider range and a greater number of projects. ... read full story