Over five days from April 29th to May 3rd, the Greek Yachting Association and the Municipality of Nafplion will host the 2023 Mediterranean Yacht Show, a display of the world’s best crewed charter yachts gathering in one of the most beautiful charter destinations of Europe, Greece.
Over 90 yachts are expected to be on display, complemented by exhibitors from across the yachting industry, ranging from suppliers of the latest equipment and gadgets to provisioners and interior design experts. Plus the annual Chef Competition is back by popular demand where yacht chefs go head to head and put their talent and creativity to the test, judged by an esteemed panel.
We are delighted to bring you a glimpse of some of the most exciting yachts attending the show this year.
M/Y O’PTASIA | 85m (278‘) | Golden Yachts | 11 staterooms
Built in 2018, this stunning mega yacht represents the absolute top end of the yacht charter market. Guests can arrive in style by helicopter and land on the upper deck or board at the stern onto the beach club which will be set up with stylish contemporary sun loungers. Al fresco entertainment space is on offer across the four deck levels including dining settings, sociable seating areas and a 6m swimming pool surrounded by sun pads.
The interior is designed around a grand central lobby with an elevator which leads to the two salons and 11 luxury suites. A huge crew of 26 are on board to take care of every detail throughout a charter.
M/Y O’EVA | 60m (196’) | Golden Yachts | 7+1 staterooms
Originally built in 2009 and completed refitted and relaunched in 2023 this impressive super yacht features a bespoke Whisper Grey hull and Matterhorn White superstructure which gleams from top to bottom. An exhaustive list of water toys, 360° view jacuzzi, bar and BBQ on the sun deck will keep guests entertained on and off the water throughout their charter.
Meanwhile inside, the classic contemporary design is characterised by amber and dark wood tones in the salons and soft grey neutrals with blue throughout the staterooms. There are 7 staterooms including a half-deck owners suite with observation lounge (which can be turned into an additional double cabin).
M/Y GECO | 55.20m (181’10“) | Admiral | 6 staterooms
An outstanding contemporary charter yacht packed with the latest technology and luxury amenities. Built by Admiral Yachts in 2020, she presents with an impressive stern beach club with huge elevated central sun pads, sun deck jacuzzi and designer interior. A touch-and-go helipad, choice of al fresco dining plus a wide range of water toys provide a wealth of entertainment possibilities.
Accommodation is for up to 12 guests in six fabulous ensuite staterooms including a main deck master plus a VIP, two double and two twins on the lower deck. Guests will be looked after on board throughout their charter by a professional crew of thirteen.
S/Y BARACUDA VALLETTA | 50.00m (164‘) | Perini Navi | 5 staterooms
The largest sailing yacht at this year’s show is recognisable from her purple sails and Perini Navi trademark deckhouse lines and long flybridge. She boasts a state-of-the-art sailing system, canting keel which adjusts the draft from 4m to 9.7m and a hydraulic swim platform.
Her interior was designed by British architect John Pawson, the guru of modern minimalism and aligns to the philosophy of extreme simplicity reflected in the light, space and proportions throughout. Five ensuite staterooms can accommodate up to 10 guests with additional accommodation for the nine experienced crew.
We are delighted to be attending this important and influential event in the beautiful surroundings of Napflio in Greece. The town takes its name from Nafplion, the son of Poseidon and Amymonis and remains a cultural centre thanks to its varied history, set against a backdrop of picturesque landscapes and crystal-clear waters. Where better to experience the warm Greek welcome and meet this fabulous lineup of charter yachts and their crew?