The Best Luxury Charter Yachts

Mediterranean yacht charter season is in full swing, with the best of the best ...

The Best Luxury Charter Yachts

July 24, 2013

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Mediterranean yacht charter season is in full swing, with the best of the best cruising the fabulous waters of such popular European yacht charter destinations as the South of France, Italy, Croatia, Turkey, Greece as well as Spain and other spectacular vessels seeking adventure in such breathtaking charter destinations as South East Asia and the South Pacific. With a great range of motor yachts, sailing yachts, superyachts and mega yachts available this summer, there is no doubt that the perfect luxury yacht is out there, waiting for you to step aboard and sail towards the charter vacation of your dreams. Whether you prefer a laid-back catamaran yacht or an elegant mega yacht, our experienced agents will find the best match to suit your needs. Below is a list of outstanding Western and Eastern Mediterranean charter yachts to begin with; for more information don’t hesitate to contact us here.

Cannes le Suquet - Photo courtesy of CRT Cote d'Azur - Photo by Robert-PALOMBA

Cannes le Suquet - Photo courtesy of CRT Cote d'Azur - Photo by Robert-PALOMBA

57m Motor Yacht DIAMOND A

Built by the well known and respected luxury yacht builder Abeking & Rasmussen, motor yacht Diamond A is a 1998 launched, full-displacement steel vessel, refitted in 2010 and available for Croatia luxury yacht charter. Her lovely interior by Donald Starkey is light, spacious and luxurious, providing plenty of communal spaces for social gatherings and private relaxation.

The yacht’s interior is as impressive as her massive sun-deck with dedicated areas for al-fresco dining, sunbathing and enjoyment of the Spa Pool. Further area for relaxation is found on the bridge deck, offering a table and a seating area forward. Twelve guests are accommodated in 6 elegant cabins and charter guests are taken care by a crew of 16 professionals.

54m TIARA yacht

Representing a world-class sailing yacht, TIARA was built to perfection by New Zealand‘s Alloy Yachts and designed by Dubois Naval Architects. She was created to sail and perform on the ocean and boasts outstanding stability and sea handling capabilities. Her impressive 62.5m (205′) carbon fibre mast is fitted with boom furling. Her sail inventory includes a Genoa, Job, Staysail, MPS and a Mainsail, all made from Spectra Carbon by North Sails. They are handled by Alloy Yachts captive winches and composite furlers. She is available for Croatia charter yacht vacations, in addition to Italy and French Riviera superyacht charters.

Luxury yacht TIARA - Image credit to Alloy Yachts

Luxury yacht TIARA - Image credit to Alloy Yachts

Charter guests aboard Tiara yacht are welcomed with a light and easy atmosphere with Art Deco styling in flamed mahogany. Her decks are very spacious and flow very well, with a number of areas dedicated to sunbathing, relaxation and al-fresco dining. Accommodation is offered in 5 luxuriously outfitted cabins to 10 charter guests and there is a separate crew accommodation for 12.

Luxury superyacht TIARA - Image credit to Alloy Yachts

Luxury superyacht TIARA - Image credit to Alloy Yachts

52m Superyacht RED DRAGON

Another fabulous Alloy Yachts constructed vessel is the 52m superyacht Red Dragon, also designed by renowned Dubois Naval Architects. She is a high-performance aluminium sloop, with the ability to stay operational for long periods at sea without outside assistance. She is fitted with a massive 62.5m carbon fibre mast with a fully battened in-boom furling mainsail.

Available for Western Mediterranean luxury yacht rental, sailing yacht Dragon’s accommodation offers a beautiful owner’s suite and three guest suites. There is also a separate gym with a Pullman berth and en-suite facilities. Crew is accommodated in five cabins all with en-suites. RED DRAGON is very striking with topsides finished in anthracite grey and a white superstructure. Her excellent sailing performance and clean decks will without doubt turn heads wherever she goes.

50m Benetti motor yacht JO

Built by the Italian Benetti shipyard in 2004, luxury charter yacht JO is a great vessel with exterior styling by Stefano Natucci and lovely interior by Francois Zuretti. Her versatile interior and exterior spaces offer comfort and a perfect place to relax and unwind. Amongst JO’s priorities are waters sports, providing a very unique choice of water toys and other equipment to entertain her charter guests.

She was designed and built to the highest of standards, and has sleek, powerful and modern features. Her accommodation has been divided into 5-6 cabins and sleeps 10 to 12 charter guests. There is a full-beam master cabin situated on the main deck, two double and two twins (with additional Pullman bunk beds) on her lower deck. There is also a multi-purpose cabin located on the upper deck, which can be easily converted into  twin sofa beds, well suited for children or a nanny. Jo is available for charter in the Mediterranean countries of Italy, France, Croatia, Greece in addition to Turkey yacht charter holidays.

50m ARIANNA Yacht

Arianna yacht has enjoyed a very busy first season since her launch in 2012 and has also become an international star following her appearance in this summer’s Pittbull/Arianna/Fiat music video ‘Sexy People’. This beautifully elegant luxury charter yacht has been designed and constructed to perfection, accommodating twelve charter guests in six stylish staterooms.

Available for New England superyacht charter, Arianna is celebrating her first birthday and offers a great special of 3 FREE NIGHTS on any one-week charter booked between August 18-28th. This very spacious vessel of excellent first-year charter record, features wide-open interior architecture with a beam of nearly 34 feet and a unique harmony of vibrant colours, tropical floral accents and natural grain patterns.

45m BIG FISH yacht

An outstanding charter yacht and superb expedition vessel, BIG FISH is available for South East Asia yacht charter and was designed by Greg Marshall Design, launched by McMullen & Wing of New Zealand in 2010. She is an excellent example of a modern blue water, stable, functional and very comfortable explorer type yacht.

Excellent choice for ultimate South East Asia yacht charter vacation full of fun and adventure, Big Fish yacht offers accommodation to 10 charter guests in 5 staterooms. She can also accommodate adequate stores of fuel, water, consumables, specialised cargo and supplies for any imaginable ocean adventure.

45m Superyacht OURANOS

Boasting high performance and stylish elegance, Ouranos yacht is a 2012 launched Nadara 45 vessel built by Tecnomar and represents the fastest and the largest tri-deck planing yacht constructed by the shipyard at the time of her launch.  She is available for Italy superyacht charter as well as South of France, taking her charter guests around the enchanting destinations of these two beautiful Western Mediterranean countries.

Ouranos superyacht’s accommodation is divided into six staterooms to up to 14 charter guests, including a spacious full-beam master cabin situated on the main deck, three stylish VIP staterooms and two twin cabins located on the lower deck. All staterooms feature en-suite facilities.

37m RL NOOR yacht

Launched by Bilgin Yachts in 2010 RL NOOR Yacht is a Bilgin 123 SKY custom built luxury superyacht, boasting contemporary interior by the Italian design studio Hot Lab Yacht & Design. She is available for Croatia yacht charter this summer, as well as Montenegro.

Luxury yacht RL NOOR was fully constructed in wood and provides accommodation in 4 staterooms to 8 charter guests in total. There is an ultra-luxurious full-beam owner’s suite with two beds, a seating area, desk and en-suite with a tub, shower, sauna and a steam room. Her large guest suites boasts large windows for natural light. She received an international recognition for her interior design and detail, and was awarded best interior yacht design on any semi-displacement yacht in 2011.

31m Luxury yacht DUKE

Luxury yacht DUKE, launched in 2010 is a fast and sporty luxury superyacht from Azimuts‘ 103’ SL sports line. She is able to reach impressive 31 knots at top speed and cruise at 27 knots, able to take you from port to port in no time. She is available for Turkey and Greece yacht charter, turning heads wherever she appears thanks to her Stefano Righini exterior design, combined with luxury interior by Carlo Galeazzi.

Able to accommodate 8 to 10 charter guests in four cabins, DUKE features one master suite with en-suite facilities, as well as one VIP cabin and two twin cabin, also featuring en-suite bathrooms. Carlo Galeazzi used luxury materials, creating a unique exclusive interior style and her exterior boasts a distinctive bordeaux red hull, providing DUKE with distinctive personality.

42m DE LISLE III luxury yacht

One of Australia‘s largest charter yachts, DE LISLE III is an outstanding luxury vessel perfect for the French Polynesia and Great Barrier Reef superyacht charter, and exploration in style and comfort. She is a Majesty 132, constructed by Gulf Craft and launched in 2008, featuring high-powered performance able to handle the most extreme weather conditions.

From her elegant exterior lines to the fine fabrics and woods, DE LISLE III provides her charter guests with best in quality, rarely seen on yachts available for Australia yacht charter. She has numerous interior and formal dining areas, two salons, alfresco flybridge dining and a spa pool with sun lounges. Accommodation is divided into one full-beam master suite, a VIP suite, a double and a twin cabin as well as one convertible cabin. Her professional and experienced crew offer first class service and exceptional local knowledge.

21m Luxury Catamaran DAMRAK

Built by Sunreef and launched in 2009, DAMRAK catamaran represents a spacious and stable vessel, ideal for Mediterranean and Caribbean superyacht vacations. She was designed to be elegant, offering great speed and a low draft, enabling her to moor close to the coastline. Her interior is spacious, elegant, offering functionality and stability.

Motor yacht DAMRAK features accommodation in two wide master cabins situated in the bow section; both with en-suite bathrooms. Furthermore, there are two guest cabins located aft, with double beds and en-suite facilities. The galley and crew cabins can be found at a lower level within one of the catamaran’s hulls. Charter guests will enjoy the spacious saloon designed for entertainment and relaxation, with large casual sofas and a dining table. DAMRAK’s vast flybridge has a Spa Pool pool, a drinks bar with a barbecue and a good sized dining table. The sundeck on the Sunreef 70 power yacht makes an ideal place to enjoy warm Mediterranean and Caribbean evenings with friends and watch the sunset.

More Information

For more information on any of these superb luxury charter yachts or if you have questions regarding yacht charter vacations around the world, don’t hesitate to contact our professional and experienced charter brokers here.



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