We asked a leading expert broker, Trina Howes, to give us her top 10 selection of the best Luxury Charter Yachts this season and she has come up with gold… (You can read more about Trina and her vast talent and knowledge here.)
Now, these yachts are not just the biggest or flashiest or even the newest necessarily, rather they are boats that represent excellent value and have excellent crew. They are recommendations by an expert which offer the ‘whole package’ to enable the ideal charter vacation for you, family and friends.
1. Perseus 3
The PERSEUS 3 sailing yacht was built by Perini Navi in collaboration with Ron Holland. This extremely spacious yacht has cabins for 12 guests and an owner’s suite with its own lounge area and a bathroom with a steam shower and a Jacuzzi.
The Perseus 3 is even great for families, as well as a romantic getaway for two. This 60 metre beauty also has two opening bathing platforms and toys and tenders to boot. Charter the PERSEUS 3 to the Mediterranean for summer or Caribbean and Bahamas for the Winter.
2. O’Pari III
O’PARI was launched in 2015 and is like a 5-star hotel with its incredible luxurious interior including a huge dome with dimming lights that covers the main deck. The owner wanted uninterrupted views of the ocean while you charter the yacht for Summer the Eastern Mediterranean areas of Greece, Croatia and Turkey. O’Pari III as designed by the award-winning Giorgio and Stefano and built by Golden Yachts in Greece and has an Art-Deco feel to it. You also have a large selection on-water sports toys including two Wave Runners, two Fly Jets, windsurfers, stand up paddle boards, two Double Kayaks, two Sea bobs, wakeboard, water skis, kneeboards and tow toys, fishing gear and scuba diving equipment.
3. Aoibh (Pronounced EVE from old Irish)
The AOIBH charter yacht is a timeless beauty that you will want to stay on long after the holiday is finished. her interior layout sleeps up to 8 guests in 4 staterooms, including a master suite, 3 VIP staterooms. This charter is more of relaxed one with its 3 crew onboard and seating features glaore throughout the entire yacht. The AOIBH the ideal charter yacht for entertaining and socialising with family and friends.
4. – Annabel II
M/Y ANNABEL II is a contemporary style boat with large cabins, a formal dining area and a massive country kitchen. She is a smaller yacht at 29.6 metres but that just adds to her charm as the interior feels wide and spacious inside and was designed just so. Officially she is a 2009 Horizon 97ft (Raised Pilot House) luxury motor yacht. She sleeps 10 guests in four beautiful cabins.
5. – Lamima
Lamima is designed by Marcelo Penna, combining traditional Indonesian looks with modern superyacht opulence. She was built in 2012 and was the world’s largest wooden sailing yacht. This 65.2m (213’9) yacht is a testament to Penna’s vision. Lamima’s interior is most certainly contemporary but with the Asian influences makes her more inviting 14 guests can play aboard in seven large staterooms with their own ensuites. There is a master fisherman aboard to catch your fish for dinner and qualified SPA therapists to help you massage your aches away after an adventurous day diving with instructors onboard. This is heaven, exploring and relaxing in the waters of Southeast Asia.
The tri-deck 155 motor yacht, Blush, is extremely advanced and the biggest yacht to come from the Sunseeker builders. The elegant furnishings inside are all done in beach tones of seashell and pale green so you will feel like you are at the beach on and off the boat. The blush has said to “zen” like in its interior for that trendy and chic 10 guests you want to invite aboard. The Blush has exceptionally large windows and a skylounge that won’t let you miss a view when you charter her to West Mediterranean in summer.
7. Mondango 3
What else can be said about the Mondango but that it is magnificent. This 52 metre superyacht had a refit in 2014 and the change is dramatic. Her accommodation consists of the owners stateroom, 2 VIP staterooms and 2 twin-berth guest staterooms. Built by New Zealand–based Alloy Yachts, the refit did not remove one of its remarkable original features. It has a floor-to-ceiling carved leather wall with a huge television separating the dining room and the main saloon. 11 guest can jump aboard and be served by the 10 professional crew on your Mondango 3 charter.
8. Blue Deer II
This boat is a Luxury catamaran with innovative technological features. If you are chartering a summer sailing holiday in the Mediterranean or a winter yachting getaways in the Caribbean, the Blue Deer is for you. This 2015 Sunreef 74 sailing catamaran extremely generous living areas and is quite timeless in its feel and atmosphere. You will relax as soon as you step aboard with your 10 family and friends who will relish the time spent together on the spacious decks, sevred by your onboard charter chef. What’s not to love?
Any yacht with the name Skyfall is of course going to have the latest in marine technology and this superyacht doesn’t disappoint. She can go almost anywhere from marinas to secluded bays and can be for entertaining adults only or the best family holiday you’ve had.
Skyfall can carry a total of 17 guests which can live it up in the 7 staterooms including a master suite, 5 guest staterooms and a VIP stateroom with a completely separate quarter for the experienced crew.
The Legend is powerful and adventurous who can go anywhere including breaking ice in the Arctic and Antarctic Circles. All of her technology has been even more improved recently with the mechanical systems all being replaced and the stern was also extended to make her measure nearly 75 metres. This luxury megayacht has two large tenders for when to want to go on an expedition and a helicopter landing pad within a space for a submarine to be stores in the garage. She features a Balinese Spa with Sauna, a gym, Jacuzzi, beauty salon and Movie Theatre. Not to mention the modern entertainment system, swimming pool, array of water sport toys and a Medical suite for the 26 guests and custom crew. You will have no need to ever leave the LEGEND!
Thanks Trina for sharing your knowledge about these choice yachts.