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New Zealand opens coastline for increased superyacht chartering

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

​A new process has recently been announced in New Zealand in a bid to significantly streamline the process for superyachts chartering in New Zealand waters. The new procedure works with New Zealand’s existing Temporary Import Entry (TIE) making provision for superyachts to charter... Read More

Charter deal of the week: The stunning 90 metre Nero

Thursday, 4 December 2014

In this series of articles, we take a look at the best charter deals currently on offer, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who forms the basis of the articles. This week we look at 90.1 metre superyacht Nero, which is available for charter in the Caribbean. Read More

New website released for 42.9 metre superyacht Cavallo

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Built by Baltic Yachts in 2003 with naval architecture by Judel / Vrolijk, the 42.9 metre sailing yacht, Cavallo (ex. Canica), was bought by her current owners earlier this year. The owner’s have recently launched a new website with new photos of the superyacht, and offering her for charter. Read More

Drop in superyacht charter tax in Tahiti

Friday, 19 September 2014

A new announcement of a ‘Drop in Tahiti’s Charter Tax’ news is reported from French Polynesia by Etienne Boutin, heading up Asia Pacific Superyachts Tahiti. “I would like to report that Tahiti charter tax has just dropped to 5% of gross revenues (previous rate was 12%)”, announced Etienne Boutin of Asia Pacific Superyachts Tahiti. ​​ Read More

Charter regulations in the Balearics

Monday, 15 September 2014

From September, Spanish charter regulations have changed, and there is now a free market for all flags. Lorenzo Vila, Director of Port Andratx-based easyboats talks us through some of the recent changes. Read More

Chartering superyacht Novela in Croatia

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

The 30.6 metre superyacht Novela is as spacious as it is luxurious, and with generous accommodation for up to eight guests spread over four beautiful cabins - including one master, one VIP and two twins - she makes the ideal yacht for an extraordinarily captivating charter experiences. Read More

Benetti's Giorgia offered for sale and charter

Friday, 1 August 2014

The 36.6 metre Benetti Classic 120 superyacht, Giorgia, has recently seen a price reduction by half a million euros, and is being offered with or without her 40 metre home berth in Port Vauban in Antibes. As she is also available for charter, clients may want to take the opportunity to charter her first. Read More

Chartering superyacht Aurora in Greece

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

20% of the total land mass of the beautiful country of Greece is made up of over 3000 islands and islets. Over 15,000 kilometres of beautiful coastline, it's almost as if the country were made for sailing. Crystal, azure waters, a Mediterranean climate, food to die for and world renowned rich history at every corner, Greece makes for an enchanting getaway. Read More

First look on board superyacht The Highlander

Thursday, 3 July 2014

Measuring 49.45 metres, the infamous Feadship yacht Highlander (previously named The Highlander) was originally launched in 1986 for the publisher of Forbes magazine and, after an extensive refit by Derecktor shipyard completed in 2014 and for the first time in history, she is now available for charter. Read More

Chartering superyacht Nomi this summer

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

With her inviting and warm brand of hospitality, superyacht Nomi is as charming as she is capable of presenting her guests with an experience to remember. Built in 1997 by Picchioti Yachts, and having recently undergone an extensive refit, this 30.48 metre superyacht simply knows how to charm, pamper and relax her guests. Read More

Charter deal of the Week: The 27 metre Ace Six

Thursday, 26 June 2014

In this series of articles, we take a look at the best charter deals currently on offer, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who forms the basis of the articles. This week we look at luxury yacht Ace Six, which is available for charter in the western Mediterranean. Read More

Chartering Honors Legacy in the Maldives

Friday, 20 June 2014

Honors Legacy is a 33.53 metre superyacht built to sail the Maldivian seas. Launched by locally renowned Maldivian ship builders Offshore Yard in 2012, she is an elegant, modern day superyacht and a refreshing addition to the relatively small number of boats available to charter in the area. Read More

Video of 115 metre superyacht Luna

Monday, 16 June 2014

The 115 metre superyacht Luna has just joined the Watkins charter fleet, and they have released this never before seen video of the yacht. The yacht will be cruising the Mediterranean this summer, and the States this winter. Her charter rate has not been disclosed, but we believe she will be one of the most expensive charter yachts in the world. Read More

Bluewater add Destiny to charter fleet

Friday, 6 June 2014

Bluewater Yachting has announced their appointment as central agent to 23.9 metre superyacht, Destiny, a brand new yacht planned for delivery in July 2014. Every detail of the design, engineering and construction of this brand new long-range explorer motor yacht has been with the goal to create the perfect charter yacht. Read More

Chartering the 90m superyacht Nero on the Costa Smeralda

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Delivered in 2008 by Chinese shipyard Corsair Yachts, 90 metre Nero is the only modern classic motor yacht of this size in existence. Embodying luxury and elegance, she offers guests the perfect environment to wind down in ultimate style in some of the world’s most stunning cruising grounds. Read More

Best Chef Award for 30m charter yacht Leonardo

Thursday, 15 May 2014

​Captain Gwenael Bouille and the crew of Leonardo welcomed Superyacht Times’ Maarten Janssen on board the 30 metre vessel for lunch last week, showcasing the luxurious boat as well as the talents of chef, Gilles de Cambourg, who won the 26th MYBA Charter Show Competition for the best chef in the up to 36 metre category. Read More

Summer charter for 47m Superyacht Lady Dee

Thursday, 15 May 2014

​Earlier this month, SuperYachtTimes.com editor Maarten Janssen was invited on board superyacht Lady Dee for lunch, and saw that the 47 metre motor yacht is the perfect combination of luxury, elegance and comfort. The vessel was launched by Acico Yachts in 2012 and boasts naval architecture by Olivier F. van Meer, and a beautiful exterior by... Read More

Superyacht Restless joins Bluewater charter fleet

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

​Bluewater have announced their appointment as Central Agent for Restless. The 29.26 metre superyacht was launched by Hargrave Yachts in 2005 and underwent a complete interior refit in 2013. The relaxed, spacious interior of Restless easily accommodates 6 to eight guests in 1 twin and 3 double cabins, all with en suite facilities, including a luxurious... Read More

Superyacht charter review: Carpe Diem IV & V in Turkey

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

Whenever you find yourself wanting to be whisked from daily life, taken away from everyday worries, on an enchanting journey where all good things that life has to offer are right at your fingertips, visions of azure seas and clear blue skies often instantly come to mind. Read More

News about the Spanish Matriculation Tax

Thursday, 1 May 2014

Alex Chumillas Amat of Tax Marine Spain informs us that the new criterion adopted by the Spanish Tax Agency and introduced in the Spanish Excise Duties Law allow chartered yachts, regardless of their length, to benefit from Matriculation Tax relief. Before the law amendment the exemption only applied to chartered yachts less than 15 metres LOA. Read More

Chartering superyacht Nassima in the South of France

Monday, 28 April 2014

After a wonderful debut at the 2012 Monaco Yacht Show and an extremely successful season, the elegant superyacht Nassima is ready to take on 2014 in an exceptionally refined manner. At 49 metres, this extraordinary Acico vessel surely is a contemporary classic, with her subtle and soothing modern interiors... Read More

Amadeus joins Bluewater charter fleet

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Bluewater have added motor yacht Amadeus to their charter fleet. The 2008 and 21.95m sunseeker has been designed with the discerning customer in mind, and has been customised to the highest standard. Its interiors boast American walnut satin and a chic colour scheme. The yacht is fully air conditioned with ample selection of water toys... Read More

Bluewater welcomes Aegir to their charter fleet

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Built by Carbon Ocean Yachts and winner of the International Superyacht Society Design Awards, Boat of the Year 24m-40m, 2011, Aegir can do what many others promise, but cannot achieve. Aegir is built completely out of carbon fibre, with a warm and contemporary interior and ample deck space for sunbathing and al fresco dining. Read More

Charter Deal of the Week: Stunning Azimut 98 in Montenegro

Thursday, 3 April 2014

In this series of articles, we take a look at the best charter deals currently on the market, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week, we have taken a closer look at the Azimut Skazka, which is available for charter with Supersailyachts in Montenegro, Kotor. Read More

Charter Deal of the Week: Book Vanquish for the Monaco Historic Grand Prix

Thursday, 27 March 2014

In this series of articles, we take a look at the best charter deals currently on the market, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week, we have taken a closer look at the Palmer Johnson Vanquish, and her special offer for the Historic Grand Prix in Monaco, taking place 9-11 May 2014. Read More

Charter brokers invited to join Greek mini charter

Friday, 21 March 2014

The Greek Yachting Association is making its first appearance with the Mediterranean Yacht Show 2014, which is being held in Nafplion from 03 to 07 May 2014, one of the most beautiful towns in the area of Argolis (in eastern Peloponnese) as well as one of the most romantic cities all over Greece. Read More

Charter Deal of the Week: Scandinavian offer on superyacht Daydream

Thursday, 20 March 2014

In this series of articles, we take a look at the best charter deals currently on offer, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who forms the basis of the articles. This week we look at superyacht Daydream, which is available for charter from Alesund to Stavanger. Read More

Charter Deal of the Week: Stunning 30 metre yacht in the East Med

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

In this series of articles, we take a look at the best charter deals currently on offer, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week we look at superyacht Pollux, which is available for charter in the East Med. Read More

Luxury Charter Group expands

Friday, 7 March 2014

Specialist charter agency, The Luxury Charter Group has started 2014 with additions to the team, which now spans the Asia-Pacific, US and Europe, to meet the growing demand for international charter advice and service. Based in Europe, Radek Gendek has joined Luxury Charter Group to manage the company’s presence and clients based in Europe. Read More

Charter Deal of the Week: 4 Day cabin offer in Indonesia

Wednesday, 5 March 2014

In this new series of articles, we take a look at the best charter deals currently on offer, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week we look at a special Cabin Offer on board the stunning 45 metre sailing yacht Mutiara Laut in Indonesia. Read More

Superyacht Nomi in Saint George Bay on Symi

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

The luxury charter yacht Nomi was built by the well-known Picchiotti shipyard in 1997 and she has just undergone an extensive refit inside and out. SuperYachtTimes.com editor Maarten recently spend a week on board for a cruise in Turkey and Greece, so expect a full charter review coming up soon. Read More

Lady Christina has Jacuzzi added during refit

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Edmiston has announced that during a winter refit, superyacht Lady Christina had a Jacuzzi fitted onboard, a fabulous new feature that she didn’t have before. One of her decks had to be extended to allow space to fit her new Jacuzzi in, allowing her to boast even more deck space. Read More

Charter Deal of the Week: South Pacific deal on 37m superyacht

Friday, 21 February 2014

In this new series of articles, we take a look at the best charter deals currently on offer, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. The first of our charter series is Masteka 2Masteka 2,  is an elegant superyacht with expedition capabilities, perfectly suited to the South Pacific. Read More

My Novela now available for charter

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Bluewater Yachting has just announced their appointment as the central agents for charter yacht My Novela. This truly stunning CBI Navi is new to the Charter market and available now to charter in the exotic destinations of Croatia and Montenegro. She offers luxurious accommodation for 8 guests in 4 cabins. Read More

New Regulations for Charter and VAT in Croatia for upcoming season

Friday, 31 January 2014

Dorijan Dujmic, Managing Partner of BWA Yachting – Croatia has just returned from a meeting at the Ministry in Zagreb regarding VAT on charter and other related issues. There are several important updates.  It is recommended to all third country flagged, 40m+ yachts, to start immediately the process of applying for the charter license. Read More

Superyacht of the week: Charter yacht Dyna ® by Benetti

Sunday, 19 January 2014

Launched last year, Dyna ® is the delightfully inviting, friendly and contemporary superyacht from Benetti. With slender lines and a sleek silhouette, reflecting the distinct elegance of the Benetti Classic range, Dyna ® is indeed a modern classic that combines modern finesse with a rich sense of style, comfort and space. Read More

Stunning video of the 73 metre Red Square

Monday, 13 January 2014

Built by Dunya Yachts, Axioma is now available for charter through Yachting Partners International (YPI). This stunning video by our friends at Superyacht Media, shows some of the yacht's best features. She features stunning exterior design and a beach house-style interior by the legendary late designer Alberto Pinto. Read More

First look on board superyacht State of Grace

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Perini Navi has send us these photos taken on board the brand new 40m State of Grace, designed by Perini Navi in collaboration with New Zealander Ron Holland. Her sleek hull lines and hull and superstructure in aluminium make for a displacement of 220 tons which will assure brilliant sailing performance in all sea states. Read More

Dedicated website offers closer look at charter yacht Lady Dee

Friday, 20 December 2013

Martyn Worms of Camberley International tells us that superyacht Lady Dee now has her own dedicated website, which is also available in Russian. The website offers a first look inside this modern yacht, that was delivered in 2012. Built in Holland and completed during 2012 the 47 metre superyacht is available for charter. Read More

Book about Sherakhan's world trip itinerary released

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Taking you places where it seems you just stepped back into time”, those are Jan Verkerk’s words, describing a charter on board his magnificent superyacht Sherakhan. Jan and his team have now created a stunning book, giving potential clients a taste of what some of the options of chartering Sherakhan are. Read More

The resurrection of superyacht Southern Cloud

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

After spending several years in dedicated private service, regal Southern Cloud is once more available for charter. With a new crew and with fresh, independent management, this unique vessel has already put the industry on notice. The 130’ triple-masted yacht, built in Denmark, is Australia’s largest privately-owned sailing yacht. Read More

Video of charter yacht Lisa IV

Friday, 20 September 2013

Originally built in 2009, the 46 metre Lisa IV (ex Auspicious) is a smooth and sleek and fast charter yacht. A recent refit made sure that she is a completely up-to-date super yacht, that is more than ready to take on a future filled with successful charters. Lisa IV's three MTU 200 M93 engines allowing her to comfortably reach top speeds of 33 knots. Read More

Charter Special: The 46 metre Lisa IV

Thursday, 19 September 2013

Lisa IV (ex Auspicious) is a smooth and sleek, metre super yacht that was just recently completely refitted. Originally built in 2009, her refit makes her a stylish and completely up-to-date super yacht that is more than ready to take on a future filled with successful charters. Lisa IV is available for charter with Yacht Moments. Read More

Charter Special: Chartering superyacht Diamond A

Wednesday, 28 August 2013

The 57.3 metre superyacht Diamond A has long been exclusively a private superyacht, that is, until recently. The Abeking & Rasmussen-built vessel (ex-Ultima III) is nowadays available for charter through Hill Robinson. We take a closer look at all the wonderful things this grand superyacht has to offer. Read More

Charter Special: Chartering superyacht Ouranos

Monday, 12 August 2013

Chartering a superyacht means enjoying your own personal piece of heaven. Or, in case of Ouranos, a slice of mythological heaven. With her name derived from the ancient Greek god of the heavens, superyacht Ouranos aims for the sky in more ways then one, presenting her guests with an unforgettable experience. Read More

53 Metre sailing yacht Zen launched in Indonesia

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Launched on the shores of South Sulawesi, a new luxury yacht is expected to become available for charters in Southeast Asia from around August. Zen is a two-mast gaff topsail schooner capable of up to 10-knot speed under sails alone, the vessel was designed by Zygmunt Choreń. Read More

New Insurance Products For Charterers Protection

Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Sturge Taylor & Associates can now offer Cancellation, Curtailment and Liability Insurance products for charterers. Charterers Liability, covers legal liabilities arising from the use of Yacht and her Water Sports Equipment including damage to the vessel and third parties and injury and loss of life. Read More

The Croatia-based luxury charter yacht La Perla

Friday, 19 July 2013

With her charming, curvy looks, ample amenities and hospitable nature, luxury cruising yacht La Perla offers a wonderful, comfortable and chic way to discover all the great things that the attractive Adriatic region has to offer. Just shy of 40 metres, this Croatia-based luxury vessel offers all her guests an attractive and spacious environment. Read More

Owner comments on classic superyacht Sprezzatura's charter debut

Wednesday, 10 July 2013

The classic, 1971 Dutch-built, 31m displacement Motor Yacht Sprezzatura, built by Witsen & Vis, fresh from a full year of detailed refitting and upgrading, arrived on the French Riviera in early July 2013 to begin chartering. She has already met with some early charter successes. Read More

Charter Special: Chartering the stunning superyacht Daloli

Friday, 5 July 2013

After a complete refit in 2012, sharp and sportive Daloli, designed by Frank Mulder, is ready as ever to take on the mediterranean. Just shy of 37 metres LOA, this Heesen superyacht has been successfully accommodating a wide range of charters since 2009. She was originally delivered to the Sultan of Brunei back. Read More

Repeal of the Spanish Matriculation Tax

Thursday, 4 July 2013

The Spanish marine trade association (ANEN) has announced that the Spanish Government will do away with the much debated matriculation tax on charter yachts, which meant that charter yachts had to pay 33% tax. For charter yachts over 15 metres in length, this will now be brought back to 21% VAT, which will finally open up Spain as a competitive charter destination. Read More

Charter Special: The elegant gulet Queen of Datca

Friday, 28 June 2013

During this year's edition of the East Med Yacht Show in Poros, Greece, we had the pleasure of being invited onboard elegant Queen of Datca, to attend a wonderful lunch. This magnificent superyacht, a 36 metre gulet launched in 2009, offered us a delightful setting for what turned out to be an afternoon spent in perfect comfort. Read More

Charter Special: Chartering superyacht Dragon in Greece

Wednesday, 26 June 2013

A superyacht's name is often a good first indication of what might be expected during a stay onboard. As such, superyacht Dragon offers an intriguing introduction to what she is all about, evoking exciting visions of top performances combined with a traditional ambiance. This superbly sportive superyacht was built in 2009. Read More

Charter Special: Chartering superyacht Shamoun in Asia

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

At this year's edition of the Singapore Yacht Show, Yachting Partners International (YPI) was present to show the exquisite 33 metre sloop Shamoun. Although undeniably modern with regards to luxury and comfort, she has a distinct traditional look that is reflected in many of her design features. Read More

Interview with Spiros Galanakis of Athens Yachts

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

At the recent East Med Yacht Show I met up with Spiros Galanakis, the managing director of ATHENS YACHTS. Spiros founded his company in 1995 and he nowadays manages a fleet of numerous luxurious charter yachts which includes the 41 metre superyacht Panther 2 and the 36 metre superyacht Dragon. Read More

Charter the world’s most decadent gulet, Beluga

Friday, 21 June 2013

Imagine this: Beluga’s sleek black sails gently catch the Croatian breeze, the sun is beginning its gradual descent into the silvery sea and you laze dreamily on Beluga’s cushion-covered deck with a glass of champagne in hand and nothing but the Adriatic sea ahead of you. Welcome onboard Beluga. Read More

Charter Special: Exploring the Komodo region on board Mutiara Laut

Friday, 21 June 2013

Many who have chartered a superyacht will most likely agree, that jaw-dropping surroundings during a cruise are of equal importance as onboard comfort and luxury. Enjoying a magical environment while cruising on a magnificent vessel are the key ingredient for an unforgettable experience. Read More

Job vacancy for Retail Charter Brokers at CNI

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

​The name Camper & Nicholsons has been synonymous with the world's finest super yachts since 1782. A symbol of class and refinement, professionalism, expertise and unparalleled service, our company is made up of a truly knowledgeable and dedicated team of professionals - the ultimate experts in their field. Read More

Charter the stylish Panther II this summer

Monday, 17 June 2013

When chartering a superyacht, there are several key ingredients that need to be spot on every single time, in order for all guests to have a perfect stay onboard. Impeccable service, a mouthwatering culinary programme, great onboard style and a wide array of amenities are just some of the many facets that turns a good charter into a great one. Read More

Job vacancy for Director, Yacht Management Division at CNI

Friday, 14 June 2013

​The name Camper & Nicholsons has been synonymous with the world's finest super yachts since 1782. A symbol of class and refinement, professionalism, expertise and unparalleled service, our company is made up of a truly knowledgeable and dedicated team of professionals - the ultimate experts in their field. Read More

Charter the Sunseeker 34M Cassiopeia this summer in Croatia

Friday, 7 June 2013

Navis Yacht Charter has a spectacular Sunseeker 34M available this summer in Croatia. This breathtaking yacht provides luxurious accommodation for up to ten guests, and has a crew of 6. Cassiopeia offers superb living areas including a spacious split-level master, generous living areas and an enormous sundeck. Read More

Charter the stunning Mabrouk this summer in Greece

Friday, 7 June 2013

Last month, we had the chance to re-vist superyacht Mabrouk. Mabrouk was once again one of the highlights of the East Med Yacht Show, held on the island of Poros in Greece. Mabrouk's interior and exterior design follows a lucid vision and blends a fresh and modern style with optimal comfort and luxury. Read More

Chris Craven joins SuperYachtsMonaco

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

SuperYachtsMonaco announce further expansion to their team in Monaco with the arrival of Chris Craven. A retail charter specialist, Chris joins the charter department with immediate effect. Managing Director Jim Evans says "Chris is a well known and well respected charter broker whose reputation for offering exemplary service to his clients precedes him". Read More

Superyacht Shamoun welcoming guests at the Singapore Yacht Show

Thursday, 18 April 2013

On the first day of the Singapore Yacht Shows, the SYT team stepped on board Shamoun. On board I talked with captain David Roberts, and discussed the yacht's plans to charter in Asia region.​ "The area has really opened up, and its not restricted anymore. It's great to bring guests into these remote areas". Read More

Charter superyacht Indiana in the East Mediterranean

Thursday, 28 March 2013

The latest addition to the charter fleet of Oceanstyle by Burgess is the 39 metre superyacht Indiana. She was built by the Turkish shipyard Bilgin Yachts in 2010 and this summer she will be available in the Adriatic and East Mediterranean. Indiana offers accommodation for 10 guests in 4 double and 1 twin cabin. Read More

CNI is looking for experienced yacht sales and charter brokers

Thursday, 21 March 2013

Camper & Nicholsons International currently has positions available for experienced Yacht Sales Brokers and Yacht Charter brokers in our offices in Europe and the United States. Applicants need to have an established client base and a proven track record in the relevant position. All applications shall be treated in strict confidence. Read More

Picchiotti superyacht Nomi joins charter fleet of Dahm International

Thursday, 21 March 2013

The latest addition to the charter fleet of Dahm International is the 30 metre superyacht Nomi. The luxury motor yacht was  built by the well-known Picchiotti shipyard in 1997 and she has just undergone an extensive refit inside and out. With her master suite on the main deck and her 3 double cabins plus 1 twin cabin on the lower deck. Read More

Chartering a superyacht in Croatia with Navis Yacht Charter

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

With it's long history, excellent location, attractive Mediterranean climate, diverse landscape and rich cultural background, the Republic of Croatia has long since been a popular tourist destination. Having been populated by the first Croats since the early Middle Ages, the region has known many historically redefining times. Read More

Job vacancy for experienced Charter Marketing Manager at CNI

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Camper & Nicholsons International is looking for an experienced Charter Marketing Manager, with a minimum of three years’ experience marketing / managing central agencies of yachts over 30m for charter, for a position based in Monaco, with an immediate start. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills. Read More

Exploring the world's most rewarding superyacht destination

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

EYOS Expeditions has completed another highly successful season in the Antarctic this year. During the austral summer, EYOS provided expedition planning, leadership and management for several expeditions in the most challenging and rewarding destination a superyacht can reach. EYOS Expeditions led multiple charters. Read More

First look on board new Benetti charter yacht Ocean Paradise

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Y.CO has announced the 55 metre Benetti motor yacht Ocean Paradise as the latest luxury yacht in its growing charter fleet; just waiting to ‘wow’ the industry. She is due to be delivered end of April / early May and will be attending the MYBA charter show in Genoa. Read More

Interview with the Chief Stewardess of M/Y Snowbird

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Ask any charter broker, and they will tell you the success of a charter yacht largely depends on the yacht's crew. With this in mind, we recently sat down with Natasja Janssens, the chief sterwardess of superyacht Snowbird, a highly succesful 39 metre charteryacht, built at Hakvoort in The Netherlands in 2010. Read More

Chartering the stunning superyacht Deniki

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Last December, I had the pleasure of being invited to a fabulous day trip in the Caribbean, sailing around the wonderful island of Antigua with grand Dutch-built superyacht Deniki, one of the finest charter yachts available, offering all those amazing features that a great charter vessel should… And more. Read More

On board the charter superyacht Berzinc

Thursday, 17 January 2013

Early December I was invited for lunch on board superyacht Berzinc in Antigua. Despite her age, Berzinc was launched nearly 35 years ago, this yacht still wowed some of the most critical visitors at the Antigua Yacht Show, myself including. Berzinc was completely rebuilt from the hull up in 2007 in The Netherlands. Read More

OceanStyle by Burgess reports strong sales for 2012

Wednesday, 16 January 2013

OceanStyle by Burgess, specialists in the sale, management and charter of 20 to 45 metre semi-custom luxury yachts, has reported strong sales for 2012 with 19 yachts sold during the year – an 11.7% increase on the previous year. These 19 yachts equate to over 453 metres of yacht sold in 2012, with the largest being Australis. Read More

On board the 58 metre expedition yacht Salila

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Northrop and Johnson has recently added the stunning expedition yacht Salila to its central agency charter fleet. Salila is the first charter superyacht designed specifically for Indonesia to take guests in absolute luxury to this unique and stunning archipelago which includes the most dynamic and varied marine life on the planet. Read More

Curvelle Quaranta available for charter through Hill Robinson in 2013

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Due to be delivered March 2013, the spacious Curvelle Quaranta will be available for select charter for summer 2013 in the West Mediterranean, through Hill Robinson. The Quaranta has four decks and a nine metre beam. This provides about 50% more guest accommodation space than a comparable 30 metre monohull. Read More

Live from Antigua: Benetti's 65 metre Seanna

Friday, 7 December 2012

One of the highlights of this year's Antigua Charter Yacht Show is the stunning 65 metre (213.3ft) Benetti Seanna, represented by Burgess as Central Agents. I stepped on board yesterday and discovered a yacht with an informal ambience that easily lends itself to recreation and relaxation and a significant amount of outdoor space for entertaining. Read More

Live from Antigua: Superyacht Symphony II

Thursday, 6 December 2012

Today in Antigua I visited the 2001 112' Westport superyacht Symphony II, which is available for charter with CNI. By far my favourite charter yacht in this size yacht at the show, Symphony II has been a very successful charter yacht for the past several years and the new owners plan to continue her reputation in the charter industry. Read More

Live from Antigua: Lunch on superyacht Rosehearty

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Today I had lunch on board the stunning superyacht Rosehearty. Built by Perini Navi and designed by Ron Holland, Rosehearty has a contemporary Christian Liaigre interior, with white linen, pale oak and Hermes leather. We enjoyed a perfect lunch created by chef Mathew Shea on the main aft deck, a fully-shaded aft deck dining and lounge area. Read More

Live from Antigua: The Sunreef 102 Double Deck Ipharra

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Sunreef Yachts has the Sunreef 102 Double Deck Ipharra, the first double deck sailing catamaran in the world, on display at the Antigua Charter Show this week. I stepped on board today and discovered that this double deck concept was created especially for clients wanting to achieve extreme comfort with maximum space on deck. Read More

Live from Antigua: Superyacht Arianna

Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Today at the Antigua Charter Show, I visited Arianna, Delta Marine's brand new 50 metre superyacht. Arianna was fully developed around the owner's initial vision, which was cultured, crafted and transformed into a superyacht that is both ground-breaking and classic. She has a warm and casual ambiance. Read More

Explore the Mexican Riviera on-board superyacht Aguila

Monday, 3 December 2012

OceanStyle by BURGESS has announced its appointment as central agent for the 22.25m (73ft) Sunseeker Predator, Aguila. Built in 2007, Aguila is based in Cancun, Mexico and can accommodate 10 guests in five cabins with weekly charter rates starting from €27,000 in low season ($28,000 in high season). Read More

Sailing yacht Mutiara Laut chartering in Asia

Thursday, 22 November 2012

Unusual yachts always grab the attention of our editorial team, and Mutiara Laut, a classic two-mast schooner that charters in Asia is no exception. The design of the Mutiara Laut, which means Pearl of the Sea, is based on that of an 18th century North Atlantic schooner combined with some local Indonesian influence: that of the traditional Phinisi-boat. Read More

New appointments at Northrop & Johnson in France

Monday, 12 November 2012

Northrop & Johnson has announced the arrival of Fiona Maureso as Charter Director and Andrea Pothier as Charter Manager. Maureso and Pothier will lead the Northrop & Johnson Charter Division in the South of France and work alongside Solenn De Braux, Charter Broker who has been based in the French office for Northrop & Johnson. Read More

88 Metre superyacht Quattroelle joins Moran charter fleet

Friday, 9 November 2012

On the 23rd August 2012 Lürssen launched Quattroelle (project Bellissimo). Sold and supervised by the technical team of Moran Yacht & Ship, it has now been announced Quattroelle will also join the Moran charter fleet. Quattroelle will be delivered at the end of this month. She will be available for charter in the Caribbean this winter. Read More

New for charter this winter: the 26 metre Kanga

Friday, 9 November 2012

The first unit of the innovative displacement line WallyAce, the 26 metre Kanga, has just become available for charter. Kanga's propulsion system is characterised by engines that run at low RPM offering many advantages such as low vibration, low noise,  and low consumption, making her perfect for charter. Read More

Exploring the South Pacific and South East Asia onboard Exuma

Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Awarded Motor yacht of the year and Best displacement motor yacht of below 500GT at the 2011 World Superyachts Awards, Exuma started a world tour in 2010 exploring some of the most enchanting areas worldwide. Exuma is a 50 metre Picchiotti, built in 2010, accommodating 9 guests in 5 well-appointed suites. Read More

Superyacht Metsuyan IV joins CNI charter fleet

Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Superyacht Metsuyan IV has joined the Camper & Nicholsons International charter fleet. The yacht is the perfect charter yacht, ideal for accommodating families or large parties of guests looking for a charter vacation of a lifetime. With a sleek and timeless exterior she emerged from the CBI Navi shipyard in 2006. Read More

Sailing yacht Ptarmigan joins Churchill charter fleet

Friday, 26 October 2012

Churchill Yacht Partners has added sailing yacht Ptarmigan to their the Charter Fleet. Launched in May 2012, hull number 107, Ptarmigan is the seventh Swan 82S to be built by Nautor's Swan - a proven design of an unmatched pedigree which insures both comfort and performance. Ptarmigan has a total of five cabins. Read More

Superyacht Zaliv III joins Parsifal Yachting fleet

Monday, 22 October 2012

Parsifal Yachting has listed superyacht Zaliv III for charter. Superyacht Zaliv III was built by Mondo Marine in Italy, and was delivered in 2011. The all-aluminium 49.15-metre semi-displacement yacht is designed by architect Giorgio Vafiadis, and features an interior design by Florentine designer Luca Dini. Read More

Lady B joins Dubois Yachts charter fleet

Thursday, 18 October 2012

Dubois Yachts has announced their appointment as the central agent for the charter of the 44.70 metre sloop Lady B. Combining high performance with superlative comfort without compromising onboard luxury, the vessel was provided by Vitters with high quality technical equipment and a wide range of innovations. Read More

Pila Pexton joins Merle Wood & Associates

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Merle Wood & Associates has announced that Pila Pexton, a highly regarded member of the international yachting industry, has joined the firm. She will be working in Yacht Chartering and Sales, and will be based out of the firm’s Newport office. For the past decade, she has successfully managed a fleet of high-profile, luxury charter yachts. Read More

Refitted superyacht Faith for charter with Peter Insull's Yacht Marketing

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Superyacht Faith (ex: Fortunato) is a pedigree yacht launched in 2000 by the world-renowned shipyard Feadship. Last winter, she underwent an extensive refit which included a brand new stylish interior designed by the talented and distinctive Chahan of Paris and a re-designed sundeck perfect for entertaining. Read More

New Amels 199 Event joins Imperial charter fleet

Monday, 15 October 2012

Imperial Yachts has announced that superyacht Event, the new Amels 199 to be launched in April 2013, has joined their charter fleet. She will be available for charter in Norway in May & June before heading to the West Mediterranean. Some of the yacht's special features include an enclosed lounge on the sun deck and a large beach club. Read More

SuRi successfully completes sea trials after 11 metre extension

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

After 8 months in the San Francisco yard, Bayship and Yacht Co, having an 11 metre mid-body extension and refit, SuRi has successfully completed sea trials. The extension is allowing for an abundance of extra space meaning even more toys and some never-seen-before features such as the Windows to the Sea. Read More

Titania and Capri now available for charters in Greece and Turkey

Thursday, 4 October 2012

Superyacht Titania will be available for charter from 7 October starting in Naples and heading east to the Aegean Sea and Turkey. This spectacular 72 metre Lürssen was recently refitted and now features a fabulous new beach club, fully equipped air conditioned gym on sundeck and second master suite on the upper deck with a 180° view. Read More

Captain Takis Tsakos named charter Captain of the year

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Fraser Yachts annual black tie gala function was held at the Yacht club de Monaco  during the Monaco Yacht Show. This exclusive event is firmly established as one of the most prestigious evenings in the yacht show calendar. Hosted by Fraser Yachts, the event awards the best Charter Captain of the year! Read More

CNI appoints new Director of Charter Marketing Europe

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Camper & Nicholsons International have announced the appointment of Sacha Williams as new Director of Charter Marketing Europe. Sacha joins CNI from Edmiston, where she quickly climbed the ranks to successfully manage the charter marketing department with a five strong team and a fleet of over 50 yachts. Read More

Superyacht Samira for charter through Camper & Nicholsons

Monday, 3 September 2012

Camper & Nicholsons gladly announced its appointment as the Charter Central Agency for the 31.5m superyacht Samira from Overmarine.This immaculately maintained Mangusta 105' is equipped with the finest array of amenities making her the ideal charter yacht. Berthed in Monaco, Samira is fully available .Read More

Tivoli moves to South Pacific with 4 charters booked

Thursday, 23 August 2012

The 90ft Doggersbank, Tivoli is moving to the South Pacific for 2013 with 4 charters (37 days) already booked by 37South. Tivoli has enjoyed many successful years of charter in the Caribbean but the South Pacific was calling in more ways than one with numerous charter opportunities knocking at the helm. Read More

Extensive refit completed on charter yacht Sprezzatura

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

The classic 31 metre displacement yacht Sprezzatura, built in 1971, has just become available for charter, following an extensive refit. Sprezzatura, which is mediaeval Italian for 'doing the impossible or difficult with apparent grace and ease', was originally built by Witsen & Vis, to a design by Nicolaas Witsen. Read More

Superyacht Unplugged joins CNI fleet

Friday, 17 August 2012

News comes in from the charter team of Camper & Nicholsons International, as they have just been appointed central agent for superyacht Unplugged. The 34 metre sailing yacht was built in Italy by the Valdettaro in 1993 to a design of Laurent Giles Naval Architects. Unplugged will be cruising the Caribbean this winter. Read More

Leila Lina joins OCI / Primo charter fleet

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Ocean Independence Antibes / Primo Yachts have announce their appointment as the central agents for chartering Leila Lina, graceful Cantieri di Pisa 26 metre, accommodating 8/9 guests in 4 cabins with her stylish wood interiors. As an extra bonus, the yacht has a confirmed berth in Saint Tropez for several days this month. Read More

Amazing charter season for superyacht Ancora

Monday, 6 August 2012

The Sea Alliance Group recently announced a strong season for the 43 metre superyacht Ancora. Despite this having been a challenging year for the charter market, availability for this stunning motor yacht has been virtually sold out. Ancora was built in 2009 by the Baglietto Shipyard in Italy, under the project management of the Sea Alliance team. Read More

Benetti superyacht India joins Mortola charter fleet

Friday, 3 August 2012

Mortola Yacht & Ship Brokers have been appointed as the central agents for the charter superyacht India (ex Dry Spirit), a beautiful classic Benetti. The yacht features the ideal combination of a comfortable and stylish interior and stunning, open deck spaces with well designed awnings providing ample shade. Read More

Sunseeker 86 Justeni joins Edmiston charter fleet

Friday, 3 August 2012

Edmiston has announced that Justeni has joined their charter fleet. This Sunseeker 86 is in top condition and went through a refit this winter where interior and exterior materials were changed for new. Justeni offers accommodation up to 10 guests, and her charter rate starts at € 45,000 per week, up to € 50,000 per week. Read More

New Benetti superyacht Checkmate joins N&J charter fleet

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Northrop & Johnosn have added the recently delivered superyacht Checkmate to their charter fleet. The Benetti Vision 145', Checkmate was launched on Saturday, June 9th, and is the 15th yacht built in the Vision line. Checkmate offers accommodation for 10/12 guests in 5 stunning staterooms. Read More

First look onboard charter superyacht Lady Linda

Tuesday, 31 July 2012

The latest delivery from Trinity Yachts, the 57 metre (187ft) Lady Linda has arrived in the Mediterranean for her inaugural charter season. Designed and built for owners with considerable superyacht experience, the yacht promises the most luxurious of charter experiences. her interior is resplendent with highly glossed exotic woods. Read More

Recently delivered superyacht 4YOU joins Ocean Independence fleet

Tuesday, 31 July 2012

Ocean Independece have announced that the Amels 4YOU has joined their charter fleet. 4YOU is the second yacht, belonging to the Amels Limited Edition 180 series, designed by the renowned Tim Heywood and with a beautiful interior by Laura Sessa, and has some of the finest outside entertaining spaces found on any yacht. Read More

Superyacht Obsession joins CNI charter fleet

Friday, 20 July 2012

Camper & Nicholsons International has announced that superyacht Obsession has joined their growing charter fleet. Obsession is the result of a fantastic Bannenberg Design and was built in 1991. Her current owner refitted her completely over the winter 2008/2009 which gives her an "as new" condition. Read More

47 Metre superyacht Gweilo joins YPI charter fleet

Friday, 20 July 2012

Designed by Dykstra & Partners and built by Mengi Yay shipyard in Turkey, the magnificent two-masted schooner Gweilo is now for charter with Yachting Partners International. Launched in 2009 and based on the lines of the highly successful Windrose of Amsterdam the 47.4 metre Gweilo offers comfortable, performance cruising. Read More

Superyacht Glorious available for charter in Turkey

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Superyacht Glorious has joined the charter fleet of Primo Yacht / Ocean Independence. Glorious  is a 36 metre cruising Ketch, launched in 2012. She has a displacement of 162 tons, and features 1340m2 of sail surface. She offers accommodation for in two double guest cabins, 1 twin cabin and a large owner's suite. Read More

Superyacht L'Or joins CSO Yachts charter fleet

Monday, 16 July 2012

CSO Yachts have announced their appointment as the central agents for the charter of superyacht L'Or. Custom-built and launched in 1993, this striking 30-metre yacht remains resolutely contemporary and ideal for charter. L'Or is powered by twin 1700 hp Baudouin engines, and is capable of speeds in excess of 20 knots. Read More

57 Metre superyacht Fleurtje joins Aris Drivas Yachting fleet

Monday, 16 July 2012

Aris Drivas Yachting has added superyacht Fleurtje to their fleet of charter yachts. At 57 metres, Fleurtje has extremely elegant lines. The long overhangs at bow and stern, the rich Awlgrip blue hull and 3 Douglas Fir masts with stay sail plan, combine into a handsome profile. Since launch, Fleurtje has undergone 4 refits. Read More

Superyacht Anita joins CSO Yachts fleet

Wednesday, 11 July 2012

CSO Yacht's Elsa Bosi informs that superyacht Anita has joined their charter fleet this summer. Anita offers a great combination of speed, style and space taking her guests to distant locations in record time whilst providing luxurious comfort. Based in Cannes, Anita is available at a weekly rate of € 75,000. Read More

Yachtzoo appoints new charter broker in Fort Lauderdale

Monday, 9 July 2012

Yachtzoo has welcomed charter broker, June Montagne, to its retail charter division in the Fort Lauderdale office. June started as a Yacht Charter Broker in 1996 and has experience as a sailor, charter crew and a crew placement agent. Read More

The spectacular 36 metre DB9 for charter with CSO Yachts

Monday, 9 July 2012

Having joined the CSO Yachts charter fleet earlier this year, the 36 metre superyacht DB9 is one of the most spectacular charter yachts of her size. The 36 metre DB9 (not to be confushed with her larger sister, also called DB9), is an amazing Palmer Johnson, in excellent condition, with a highly professional and proactive crew. Read More

Video of new 57 metre charter superyacht Ulysses

Friday, 6 July 2012

Fraser Yachts Monaco have recently added the 57 metre Benetti superyacht Ulysses, shown here in this brand new video, to their charter fleet. Delivered in 2012 and built to a design by Stefano Natucci, Ulysses features a contemporary look, with a dark hull, and cream coloured superstructure. She offers accommodation for 12 guests. Read More

Special offer for charter bookings on superyacht Mistral 55

Thursday, 5 July 2012

Olga Smirnova of MZ Yachts informs us about a fantastic charter offer for the Pershing 115 Mistral 55. This unique fast open superyacht is available from 09 July to 20 July for € 70,000 per week (+ APA) instead of her regular rate of € 90,000 per week. The yacht offers accommodation up to 10 guests, and has a crew of 5. Read More

Superyacht O’Khalila joins Moran charter fleet

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Moran Yacht & Ship have announced their appointment as the new central agents for the charter the excellent Palmer Johnson PJ 150 Sports Yacht Series, O’Khalila. Launched in Sturgeon Bay WI in 2007, O’Khalila accommodates up to 12 guests with 7 crew and shows off a spacious and luxurious interior. Read More

Palmer Johnson 170 DB9 joins Edmiston charter fleet

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Edmiston has added superyacht DB9 to their ever growing charter fleet. DB9 is the first Palmer Johnson 170, launched in 2010. She accommodates between 10 and 12 guests and features an open air cinema with projector as well as a piano in the main saloon. She features two jacuzzis along with an outdoor swimming pool. Read More

Brand new PJ135 Griffin joins CNI charter fleet

Thursday, 21 June 2012

Camper & Nicholsons' Carine Zanotti has added superyacht Griffin to the CNI Charter fleet. Completed by Palmer Johnson earlier this year, Griffin is a brand new PJ 135 with beautiful interior and exterior spaces. Maintaining the sleek lines of her smaller 120 predecessor, the larger, faster 41 metre is a luxury yacht with performance and muscular presence. Read More

Azimut 98’ Leonardo Seven now for charter

Thursday, 14 June 2012

Judith Amselli of Primo Yacht / Ocean Independence Antibes, has been appointed as Charter Central Agent for Seven, a modern and bright Azimut 98’ Leonardo. Seven can comfortably accommodate 8 guests in 4 cabins. She features a large flybridge complete with Jacuzzi, a bar and seating area.  Read More

Chartering the magnificent Ionian Princess

Monday, 4 June 2012

Earlier this spring, we were invited on a fabulous four-day charter on the 45.7 metre regal superyacht Ionian Princess, with a wonderful company of eight guests. The vessel is undoubtedly one of the finest charter yachts in the world today, and some of her many striking features involve a classic, high-gloss mahogany interior. Read More

Benetti superyacht Ulysses joins Fraser Yachts charter fleet

Friday, 1 June 2012

Fraser Yachts Monaco have added the 57 metre Benetti superyacht Ulysses to their charter fleet. Delivered in 2012 and built to a design by Stefano Natucci, superyacht Ulysses features a contemporary look, with a dark hull, and cream coloured superstructure. She offers accommodation for 12 guests. Read More

65 Metre superyacht Seanna for charter with Burgess

Thursday, 31 May 2012

Project managed by the Technical Consultancy Services division at Burgess and launched last year, the stunning 65 metre (213.3ft) Benetti Seanna is now embarking on her inaugural Mediterranean charter season, represented by Burgess as Central Agents. Charter rates in the Mediterranean this summer start at € 434,000 per week. Read More

Superyacht Makira joins Fraser Yachts charter fleet

Thursday, 31 May 2012

Fraser Yachts Monaco have added superyacht Makira to their charter fleet. Launched in 2010 and built to a design by Studio Bacigalupo under ABS Class, Makira features a contemporary interior by Cristiano Gatto and offers accommodation for 9 guests in a master suite, a VIP stateroom, a double cabin and a twin cabin with pullman berth. Read More

Sailing yacht Whirlwind joins Edmiston charter fleet

Thursday, 31 May 2012

Edmiston & Company have announced their appointment as the central agents for the charter of the Sailing Yacht Whirlwind. Built in 1998 in Holland, she has recently been refitted by the interior designer Andrew Winch. Whirlwind is available at €25,000 per week in Low Season and €35,000 per week in High Season. Read More

Superyacht Aquarius now available in Fiji

Friday, 25 May 2012

37 South informs us the 30 metre motor yacht Aquarius is now available for charter in Fijian waters this season, adding to the increasing number of luxury yachts in Fijian waters. Aquarius has been based in New Zealand for many years but her owner has recognized the potential of Fiji as a destination for charter. Read More

Sailing yacht Obsession II now for charter with Primo Yacht / OCI

Friday, 25 May 2012

Primo Yacht/Ocean Independence have added sailing yacht Obsession II to their charter fleet. Designed by famous naval architects Berret/Racoupeau for an experienced yachtman who wanted both comfort and performance, Obsession II combines exceptionnal outdoor relaxing areas and sumptuous accommodation for 6/8 guests. Read More

Superyacht Titania re-launched and available for charter

Thursday, 24 May 2012

Titania has just been re-launched, after an extensive 6 month refit. Titania now features a superb new beach club and second master suite with her now 72 metre length. Titania’s new features include a brand new air conditioned gym on the sundeck; jacuzzi pool, health spa with hair salon on the upper deck and a new beach club. Read More

Yoga sessions onboard charter yacht Almyra

Friday, 18 May 2012

Yachting is all about enjoying the finer things in life, seeing the world's most beautiful locations and enjoying sumptuous, relaxing and exciting journeys all over the world. It is also about getting to know oneself and being open for new experiences. Such wonderful new endeavors can be a true eye-opener. Read More

Superyacht Ouranos delivered and completes first charter

Friday, 11 May 2012

Launched in April, superyacht Ouranos has now been delivered by the Admiral Tecnomar Group. Thanks to her twin 3,650hp MTU diesel engines, she can reach a top speed of 24 knots, which makes her one of the fastest tri-deck superyachts around. Following her recent delivery, the charter team of Cape 4 Yachting. Read More

Pershing 115 superyacht Mistral 55 for charter with MZ Yachts

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Olga Smirnova of MZ Yachts has listed the Pershing 115 Mistral 55 for charter. This is the first time that this unique fast open superyacht is available for charter. Mistral 55 underwent a complete refit in 2011 (details here) and thanks to twin 3,700hp MTU diesel engines and one 5,100hp Vericor TF 50 gas turbine, Mistral 55 can reach an impressive top speed of 50 knots. Read More

The refitted expedition yacht SuRi available in Mexico

Thursday, 3 May 2012

37 South informs us that expedition charter yacht SuRi will soon be coming out of the yard after her 11 metre extension and is she will be available for charter for a limited time in the Sea of Cortez during the Month of September, before continuing her journey down the South American coast and on to Antarctica. Read More

Superyacht Meamina joins the YPI charter fleet

Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Yachting Partners International has been appointed as the Central Agents for the charter of Benetti motor yacht Meamina. Meamina can accommodate 12 guests in 4 double and 2 twin cabins and will be available for in the Mediterranean. The 59 metre superyacht was built by Benetti in 2009 to a design by Stefano Natucci. Read More

Superyacht Dream joins N&J charter fleet

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Northrop & Johnson have added superyacht Dream (ex: Excellence III) to their charter fleet. Truly one of the world’s most admired superyachts designed by Donald Starkey and crafted by the highly acclaimed German shipyard, Abeking & Rasmussen, Dream enjoys an enviable reputation in yachting circles. Read More

N&J appoints two new charter brokers

Friday, 27 April 2012

Northrop & Johnson has announced the addition of Scott Carlson to the Fort Lauderdale team and Solenn de Braux in the South of France, as Charter Brokers. Scott grew up in Holland, Michigan where he started sailing on his father's boat.Solenn de Braux was born in Senegal, lived in Kenya, the Congo, and Mexico before moving to the US . Read More

Superyacht Paramour joins Edmiston charter fleet

Thursday, 26 April 2012

The latest superyacht to join the charter fleet of Edmiston is Paramour. This fantastic CMN is undergoing an extensive € 4 million refit which will be completed by June. Paramour offers excellent volume for 10 guests, with well-appointed living areas, a spacious and flexible accommodation layout, and generous decks and sun-lounging areas. Read More

Lunch on charter yacht Elisabeth F

Monday, 23 April 2012

During the Antibes Yacht Show last week I was invited by Hill Robinson to have lunch onboard superyacht Elisabeth F. The luxury motor yacht was just anchored off the beautiful old town of Antibes and with one of the large tenders we were brought to the yacht where the crew was waiting for us. Read More

Superyacht Baron Trenck joins CNI charter fleet

Friday, 20 April 2012

Camper & Nicholsons International's Carine Zanotti has announced that CNI has been appointed Charter Central Agency for the brand new Eurocraft-built 43.5 metre explorer Baron Trenck. Superyacht Baron Trenck is fully available in both the West and the East Mediterranean at a weekly rate starting from €135,000. Read More

Motoryacht Melange joins OCI charter fleet

Friday, 20 April 2012

Adelheid Chirco of Ocean Independence has listed the 26 metre Melange for charter. Melange offers accommodation up to 9 guests, in well equipped guest quarters, consisting of one full beam master, one double and two twin bed cabins, one of which also features a pullman berth. Melange is available for charters in Croatia. Read More

New faces at CNI's charter department

Thursday, 19 April 2012

Camper & Nicholsons International has appointed two new charter brokers. Charter broker Cristabel Nye will join the CNI team in London, and senior charter manager Carine Zanotti joins the Charter Marketing Division team. Read More

IYC appoints new Crew Placement Director and charter agent

Thursday, 19 April 2012

International Yacht Collection (IYC) has announced the recent appointments of Jennifer Howarth—International Crew Placement Director—and Katya Jaimes—Yacht Charter Agent. As IYC continues consolidation of its global services portfolio for an increasingly global clientele, the addition of both Howarth and Jaimes is further evidence of the firm’s long-standing reputation for innovation. Read More

Superyacht Hemisphere raises highest bid at Christie's Green Auction

Wednesday, 18 April 2012

The star-studded “Bid To Save The Earth” Green Auction at Christie’s in New York on 10 April, 2012, attracted a powerhouse crowd from Hollywood’s elite to society’s crème de la crème, all gathering for a glittering night of entertainment, fashion and an over-the-top live “fantasy auction” to raise money for critical environmental causes. Read More

Ocean Independence launches new charter portfolio book

Monday, 16 April 2012

Charter bookings are now well and truly under way with the launch of Ocean Independence’s annual Charter Portfolio book, a beautifully bound hardback charter reference guide full of yacht and destination ideas for summer and winter cruising or events. The portfolio was feted in style with OCI’s clients in downtown Zürich and London’s Mayfair. Read More

Sunseeker Predator 82 Gigiole joins AqvaLuxe Yacht Charters

Thursday, 29 March 2012

AqvaLuxe Yacht Charters has been appointed as Central Agents for the 25 metre Gigiolè, a Sunseeker Predator 82 new on the charter market, available based in the heart of Sardinia, right next to Porto Cervo. Run by an all-Italian crew, Gigiolè offers a spacious, modern feel and features a salon flooring laid with teak that brings the outside, inside. Read More

Charter yacht Beyond Capricorn joins OCI in French Polynesia

Thursday, 29 March 2012

Ocean Independence has just added the explorer yacht Beyond Capricorn to their charter fleet. Based out of Tahiti, Bora Bora & French Polynesia, she is just one of a handful of luxury yacht available for charters in that region. The yacht offers a full beam master cabin, forward on main deck with a king size walk around bed. Read More

Sunseeker Predator 108 La Gioconda joins Oceanstyle

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Oceanstyle has added the 2005 built Sunseeker Predator 108 La Gioconda to their ever growing charter fleet. The yacht exemplifies the high speed and agility of the Predator range. Designed for optimum performance, fully refitted in 2012 this yacht also boasts an effortlessly sleek and minimal design. Read More

Asia Pacific set to become a preferred chartering destination

Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Organisers of the Singapore Yacht Show expect Asia Pacific to become a luxury yachting hot spot, as global charterers shift their focus from traditional cruising grounds in search of more exotic cruising destinations. Private charters are becoming more popular in this region, according to the Singapore Yacht Show. Read More

Perini Navi Galaxia for sale and charter with YPI

Monday, 19 March 2012

Launched to much acclaim in 1997 in Viareggio by renowned Italian yard Perini Navi, the 52 metre twin screw Bermudian ketch Galaxia is the yacht that re-wrote the book for large flybridge sailing yachts. She is fitted with the very latest entertainment and communications systems following her extensive refit in 2006-7. Read More

The Poros Charter Yacht Show 2012 to feature over 70 luxury yachts

Monday, 19 March 2012

For over 10 years, the Poros Charter Yacht Show assembles the finest of the luxury yachting charter industry in the Eastern Mediterranean. From 5th to 10th May 2012, the show will showcase over 70 yachts displayed to the professional industry and International yachting experts specializing in preparing exclusive charters. Read More

Superyacht Mogambo available for charter through Hill Robinson

Monday, 12 March 2012

Just delivered by Nobiskrug, the fabulous 74 metre yacht Mogambo is available for charter through Hill Robinson. Mogambo accommodates for up to 12 guests with a spectacular Master Suite on the main deck which includes a private terrace, a VIP cabin on the bridge deck plus two double and two convertible cabins on the lower deck. Read More

Sunseeker Barracuda Red Sea joins Mutlutur fleet

Monday, 12 March 2012

Kaan Mutlugil at Mutlutur Yachting has signed a central agency for charter in the Eastern Mediterranean this summer on the 37m motor yacht Barracuda Red Sea. Launched in 2010 by Sunseeker, Barracuda Red Sea offers three spacious internal decks with luxurious accommodation for twelve guests in six suites. Read More

Jongert Sea Shuttle joins OCI charter fleet

Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Joining the charter fleet of Ocean Independence last month, is the 28 metre Jongert sailing yacht Sea Shuttle. Sea Shuttle is a true testimony to the lasting build quality of Jongert. Diligently cared for over the years, she is better than new, with updated machinery, navigation and state-of-the-art entertainment equipment. Read More

Ferretti 97 Perpetual joins Oceanstyle charter fleet

Tuesday, 6 March 2012

Oceanstyle has announced that the 2007 Ferretti 97 Perpetual has joined their charter fleet, and will be available for charters this summer in the Western Med, where she will have her base in the South of France. Perpetual is available at € 60,000 per week in the low season, and € 65,000 per week in the high season. Read More

Refit of charter yacht Apoise nearing completion

Monday, 5 March 2012

One of the world’s largest and most distinctive charter yachts, Apoise, is currently undergoing a refit in Germany, which adds 4 metres to her stern. Designed by Espen Øino, built by Lürssen Yachts and launched in 2006, Apoise offers the ultimate cruising experience. When relaunched, she will be available for charter. Read More

Three of the finest Perini Navi superyachts available for charter

Friday, 2 March 2012

With the Caribbean season still underway, we take a look ahead, and review three of the finest Perini Navi's available for charter this summer. Offered for charter by Y.CO, superyacht Panthalassa was built by Perini Navi in 2009, and since her launch has been one of the most popular sailing yachts in the charter market. Read More

Superyacht Syrenka joins Moran Yacht & Ship charter fleet

Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Moran Yacht & ship have announced that Syrenka has joined their charter fleet. The 41.76 metre Syrenka was built by Palmer Johnson and was only recently refitted. This extremely popular charter yacht has been appointed with a refreshingly comfortable interior featuring supple leathers and Ralph Lauren soft furnishings. Read More

Oceanco superyacht Lady Lola joins IYC charter fleet

Monday, 27 February 2012

International Yacht Collection has announced that the 62.5 metre Lady Lola has joined the IYC charter fleet. She will be available for charter in the Mediterranean as of 1 July 2012. Her international crew of 15 is lead by Captain Gui Garcia, his wife Christina Jones, formerly of Tuscan Sun, is the chef. Read More

Converted tug Ariete Primo joins Yachtzoo charter fleet

Friday, 24 February 2012

The 44 metre Ariete Primo has joined Yachtzoo's charter fleet. Her background is that of a tugboat that has travelled the oceans of the world, but she has now been transformed into an elegant yacht. The SYT team stepped on board Ariete Primo in Monaco last september, and discovered a beautiful interior featuring precious woodwork. Read More

Superyacht Amaryllis available for charter through Hill Robinson

Thursday, 23 February 2012

Project managed by Hill Robinson and launched in November 2011, the spectacular 78 metre yacht Amaryllis will be available for charter this summer in the West Mediterranean from the beginning of June, through the Hill Robinson Antibes office. With living space spread over 5 decks, Amaryllis accommodates 12 guests. Read More

S/Y Dolce Mare, the pride of the Salmakis charter fleet

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Neta Marine in Turkey have recently launched superyacht Dolce Mare. The craftsmen at the Bodrum based shipyard have been working on this classic laminated ketch since 2009, which is the pride of the Salmakis charter fleet. At 36 metres and with 6 cabins Dolce Mare affords exceptional space above and below decks for 12 guests. Read More

Superyacht Aqua joins charter fleet of Athens Yachts

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Athens Yachts have recently added the CNL, Admiral 40 superyacht Aqua to their charter fleet. Capable of speeds up to 31 knots, Aqua is one of the fastest 40 metre yachts available for charter. Aqua features a modern interior designed by Luca Dini, exceptional deck space, and a large stern platform, perfect for swimming and watersports. Read More

Amels Marjorie Morningstar joins Merle Wood charter fleet

Monday, 13 February 2012

Merle Wood & Associates have added the 171ft Amels Marjorie Morningstar (ex: Lady In Blue) to their charter fleet. Marjorie Morningstar can accommodate up to ten guests in five opulent staterooms and she offers a beautiful sun deck with Jacuzzi spa. The captain and his crew of eleven will take care of a great charter experience. Read More

Baglietto superyacht Obsesion joins charter fleet of Athens Yachts

Thursday, 9 February 2012

Spiros Galanakis has announced that the 36.57 metre superyacht Obsesion has joined the charter fleet of Athens Yachts. Built in 1990 by the Italian Baglietto shipyard, Obsesion can accommodate 10 guests in 5 staterooms and 6 crew members. Thanks to her twin 2,270hp MTU engines the superyacht cruises at 27 knots. Read More

Superyacht Tatiana joins OCI charter fleet in Turkey

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Ocean Independence has added M/Y Tatiana to their Turkish charter fleet. The newest addition to their fleet stands out from the competition thanks to her elaborate charter layout, including two master cabins. She accommodates up to 10 guests in two master cabins, one VIP cabin & two twin bed cabins. All cabins have en suite facilities. Read More

Superyacht Liberty joins YPI charter fleet

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Launched only last May by renowned Italian shipyard ISA, award-nominated 50 metre Liberty now makes her world charter début this summer in the Mediterranean exclusively with Yachting Partners International. Liberty conveys a sense of power and sophistication that is echoed throughout every aspect of her design. Read More

Superyacht Vanquish available for charter in Fiji

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Oceanstyle has announced that the recently refitted fast Palmer Johnson superyacht Vanquish will be available for charters this spring and summer in Fiji.  A recent refit brought magnificent changes to this Palmer Johnson 120 series yacht. Vanquish is available at $101,500 per week in the low season, and $112,000 per week in the high season. Read More

Brand new superyacht Kestrel joins Select Charter Services

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Jacqui Lockhart of Select Charter Services has announced their appointment as the central agents for the charter of the newly launched 32.4 metre Ron Holland-designed superyacht, the Kestrel 106, built at the Aganlar Boatyard in Bodrum, Turkey. She will be delivered soon, and will be cruising in the West Mediterranean next Summer. Read More

Superyacht Espresso now for charter in Greece

Thursday, 26 January 2012

Ocean Independence has added M/Y Espresso to their Greek charter fleet. The yacht is capable of speeds up to 24 knots in comfort and quitness thanks to the builder's attention to insulation and vibration-absorbing materials. Espresso will be available in Greek starting at € 110,000 per week. Read More

Superyacht Golden Compass joins OCI charter fleet

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Ocean Independence has added M/Y Golden Compass to their charter fleet. Golden Compass is a steel displacement hull design and was built by Picchiotti in 1982 with a substantial refit of both the interior and exterior areas in 2009. She sleeps 12 guests in 6 staterooms. She is is available this Winter in Thailand, and in the Mediterranean this summer. Read More

Charter yacht VvS1 moving towards the Mediterranean

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Multi award-winning charter superyacht VvS1 is leaving the Pacific and is due to be available for charter in the Mediterranean by the end of May. The 34 metre (112 ft) superyacht VvS1 built by Alloy Yachts in 2007 in New Zealand is leaving the waters of the Pacific after a successful 5 years of charter and is headed for the Mediterranean. Read More

Floating Life adds superyacht Marhaba to charter fleet

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Floating Life has added superyacht Marhaba to their growing charter portfolio. Built in 2007 by Ocea Shipbuilding in France to a design by Nivelt and Joubert, the 33 metre superyacht is able to accommodate a party of 9 in 4 staterooms, served by a crew of 4. The yacht is available in the high Season (July & August) at € 48.000 per week. Read More

Superyacht Mary Jean joins CNI charter fleet

Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Camper and Nicholsons International has added superyacht Mary Jean to their charter fleet. Mary Jean is an extremely seaworthy and comfortable vessel, and boasts an elegant and modern designed interior with muted fabrics by Steve Howard of H2 Design. Mary Jean provides versatile accommodation for up to 12 guests in seven cabins. Read More

Superyacht Sea Dreams available for charters in the Bahamas

Wednesday, 11 January 2012

The five stateroom, 40 metre superyacht Sea Dreams has joined the CNI charter fleet this January. Sea Dreams is the ideal charter yacht boasting a desirable main deck master stateroom with walk-in closet along with four additional staterooms below deck including three queens and one twin, all with en-suite facilities. Read More

Superyacht Mac Brew joins Edmiston charter fleet

Tuesday, 10 January 2012

News comes in from Edmiston's Sophia Rork, who has added superyacht Mac Brew to Edmiston's growing charter fleet. Mac Brew was built in 2002 in Holland by the world renowned Heesen Yachts. She provides luxurious accommodation for up to 12 guests. The master stateroom is located on the upper deck, with direct access to the upper aft deck. Read More

Superyacht Prana joins Fraser charter fleet

Thursday, 5 January 2012

Superyacht Prana (ex: Konkordia; Kokomo) has rejoined the Fraser Yachts charter fleet, following her in-house sale late last year. At 52 metres (170’) Prana is the ideal length that combines large interior spaces with sleek performance values. She has a massive 63.4 metre rig able to support a sail volume of 3,832 square metres. Read More

Custom Line 97 Anne Marie joins AM Charter fleet

Monday, 2 January 2012

AM Charter has been appointed as the central charter agents for the Custom Line 97 Anne Marie. Anne Marie, based in Naples, Italy, offers accommodation in a large main deck master cabin, a VIP cabin and two guest cabins. Anne Marie is available at a rate of € 52,000 to € 59,000 per week. Read More

The 43 metre superyacht Makira joins the CSO charter fleet

Friday, 23 December 2011

CSO's Elsa Bosi has announced that superyacht Makira, a 43 metre superyacht built in Italy, has now joined the CSO charter fleet. Powered by three 2400 hp MTU engines, Makira is the perfect motor yacht for an unforgettable charter in the Bahamas this winter. Her top notch crew look forward to pampering clients from 4th January onwards. Read More

Superyacht Diamonds Are Forever joins OCI charter fleet

Monday, 19 December 2011

The recently launched 61 metre superyacht Diamonds Are Forever, built at the state-of-the-art Benetti shipyard in Livorno, has joined the Ocean Inderpendence charter fleet. The 61 metre Diamonds Are Forever features a signature Evan K Marshall interior. She will be available for charter in the Mediterranean during the Summer 2012. Read More

61 Metre superyacht Lyana joins CSO charter fleet

Monday, 19 December 2011

Last week I met up with CSO yachts' Elsa Bosi in Antigua at the annual show. She informed me about the brand new 61 metre Benetti superyacht Lyana that recently joined the CSO charter fleet. Lyana is a brand new stylish superyacht with amazing features and a charismatic crew.  Lyana's weekly rate in the Caribbean starts at $ 360,000. Read More

Superyacht Paris A joins Edmiston Greece fleet

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Edmiston Greece have added a stunning yacht to their charter fleet, offering the best of the best, delivered by the renowned Maiora Shipyard. High quality of construction and finishing is combined with impressive performance and range. Her unique interior design and sophisticated lighting system create a cozy and quiet atmosphere. Read More

Superyacht Fortunato joins Peter Insull's Yacht Marketing

Thursday, 8 December 2011

Peter Insull's Yacht Marketing has been appointed as the central agents for the charter of the 62 metre  Feadship Fortunato. She was recently sold, and under her new ownership, she will be undergoing an impressive refit prior to the summer season in the Mediterranean. Fortunato is currently taking part in the Antigua Yacht Show. Read More

Superyacht Meteor joins YPI charter fleet

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Recipient of an unprecedented three awards at the World Superyacht Awards in 2008, Royal Huisman’s multi-regatta winning 52-metre schooner Meteor is now available for charter exclusively through YPI Charter. With her Royal Huisman pedigree, Meteor is already recognised as an elegant, high-performance sailing yacht. Read More

Superyacht Athos for charter with YPI

Monday, 5 December 2011

The latest superyacht to join the charter fleet of Yachting Partners International (YPI) is the stunning sailing yacht Athos. Delivered last year to a very proud owner, she is the world’s largest privately owned two-masted schooner and now for the first time ever, the 62-metre Athos is available for charter. Read More

Superyacht Perla del Mare is back on the charter market

Friday, 2 December 2011

Primo Yacht and Ocean Independence have announced that S/Y Perla del Mare is back on the charter market. Built by Turkish shipyard SABA, she can accommodate 12 guests in 6 ultra-modern, spacious and sophisticated cabins. Designed by Naval Studio and Sabahattin Uçar, Perla del Mare has a sophisticated Mediterranean style. Read More

Superyachts Beyond The Clouds, Viriella and Ginevra join Floating Life

Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Floating Life, the Swiss Group specialized in the management, charter, sales and fractional ownership of superyachts, have added three new yachts to their charter portfolio. Floating Life’s entire fleet is now run by a dedicated subsidiary company, Floating Life Charter & Broker Division. Beyond The Clouds accommodates 8 guests. Read More

Superyacht Asteria joins OCI charter fleet

Monday, 28 November 2011

Ocean Independence have announced that superyacht Asteria has now joined the OCI charter fleet. This unique exploration yacht will be cruising to Phuket in January 2012 and then on to Northern Australia until August before crossing through the Pacific Islands to Chile over the autumn and on to Antarctica for winter 2012/13. Read More

Superyacht Eclipse available for Caribbean charters

Thursday, 24 November 2011

Jim Evans of SuperYachtsMonaco has just announced that the 164 metre superyacht Eclipse will be available for charter in the Caribbean this winter. Delivered by Blohm & Voss in 2010, the exterior and interior styling of Eclipse were done by Terence Disdale Design. we suspect that she is the world's most expensive charter yacht. Read More

Superyacht Peter K joins charter fleet of Primo Yachts

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Primo Yacht have announced their appointment as charter central agents for the sporty and elegant Pershing 90 Peker K. Built in 2008 and with a top speed of 44 knots, she provides the opportunity to take on some exciting and ambitious itineraries. Superyacht Peter K is availabe in the Med starting at € 45,000 per week. Read More

The Astondoa 72 GLX Ilina I for charter in the Eastern Mediterranean

Wednesday, 16 November 2011

Available for charters throughout the Greek islands, Ilina I is nothing short of a superyacht. This Astondoa 72 GLX, based at Marina Floisvos-Athens-Greece, offers charter guests unforgettable moments in total privacy and luxury, at an exceptional charter rate. Although relatively compact in size, no compromise is made in superyacht features. Read More

Sea Alliance highlight growing appeal of Eastern Med

Thursday, 3 November 2011

Sea-Alliance Group informs us they have completed their most successful summer charter season to date, and has received outstanding reviews of its fleet from guests and professionals. Now the international maritime business is looking ahead to next year’s charter season with a number of stunning yachts available for charter. Read More

Superyacht Aurelia joins OCI charter fleet

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Ocean Independence has announced that the 37-Metre Heesen Aurelia has joined their exanding charter fleet. Aurelia's unusual colour scheme from Dobroserdov Design was inspired by the Owner’s passion for racing cars. Aurelia is available in the Caribbean from mid December at a rate of € 105,000 - € 120,000 per week. Read More

Special Abu Dhabi Grand Prix offer on board superyacht Sheleila

Monday, 24 October 2011

Edmiston tells us they have a special charter offer for superyacht Sheleila. The  36.80 metre Couach will be available for charter during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, with a berth included in the charter. Her weekly charter rate during the GP, when she will be able to host 35 guests, is USD 145,000 per week. Read More

J-Class superyacht Ranger joins Edmiston charter fleet

Friday, 21 October 2011

Edmiston has added the J-Class sailing yacht Ranger to their charter fleet. Built by Danish Yachts in 2004, the J Class Ranger was based on the same lines as the original yacht from 1937, which was designed by Starling Burgess & Olin Stephens. Her caribbean winter charter rates start at  $ 85,000 per week. Read More

Superyacht Inception joins Edmiston charter fleet

Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Superyacht Inception is the latest addition to the Edmiston charter fleet. From any angle, Inception is a yacht of striking style: a sleek profile with sweeping lines, tinted windows and a large flared wing unfurled over the sun deck. With arguably the best deck space of any 50 metre yacht, there are four different areas for entertaining. Read More

Superyacht African Queen joins Oceanstyle charter fleet

Friday, 14 October 2011

Oceanstyle have announced they are now the sole central agent for the charter of African Queen. She offers accommodation for up to 11 guests in 5 spacious cabins, including an impressive master cabin on the main deck. Launched in 2009, African Queen is part of the highly popular Benetti Classic 120 family. Read More

Superyacht Lady Natinia now for charter with Oceanstyle

Thursday, 13 October 2011

Oceanstyle have announced they are now the sole central agent for the charter of Lady Natinia. Lady Natinia is a 2004 Canados 105, built in Italy. Her sleek lines are matched by impressive performance, capable of speeds approaching 30 knots. Inside she is thoughtfully laid out with a sociable open plan saloon. Read More

Superyacht Leander available for the London 2012 games

Monday, 10 October 2011

Peter Insull Yacht Marketing informs us that superyacht Leander will be available in London for the 2012 Olympic Games from the evening of the 27th July. Leander offers accommodation for up to twelve guests in a choice of ten luxurious staterooms, including two master suites on the main deck. Read More

Superyacht Lady Linda joins Burgess charter fleet

Monday, 10 October 2011

Burgess has announced that superyacht Lady Linda, due to be delivered in January, 2012, has joined their charter fleet. Under construction at Trinity Yachts, Lady Linda is 56.9 metre in length with a large palatial yet contemporary interior designed by Evan Marshall. She can accommodate 12 guests in 6 staterooms and a crew of up to 14 in 7 cabins. Read More

Superyacht Ellix Too joins Edmiston charter fleet

Thursday, 6 October 2011

Edmiston has announced that superyacht Ellix Too has joined their ever expanding charterfleet. Built by ISA Yachts in 2005, she has recently completed a major refit including complete repaint of her topsides in flag blue, and her superstructure in Oyster white. The yacht will be available from mid december onwards in The Bahamas. Read More

Rachel Bradley joins Ocean Independence as charter broker

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Rachel Bradley is the latest charter broker to join the team of Ocean Independence. With several years experience at Bluewater Yachting, American born Rachel is returning to the superyacht industry after maternity leave to lend her energy and experience to growing the Ocean Independence charter operation in Geneva. Read More

Superyacht Blade joins charter fleet of Fraser Yachts

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

The latest superyacht to join the charter fleet of Fraser Yachts is the 44m motor yacht Blade. Originally built by MMGI, Blade underwent a 8-month major refit at Monaco Marine in La Ciotat and now features an outstanding blue hull with chrome finish. The complete interior of Blade was redesigned to a design of Michela Reverberi. Read More

Superyacht Panthalassa joins Y.CO charter fleet

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Y.CO has announced that the stunning superyacht Panthalassa has been added to their growing charter fleet. Panthalassa, built by Perini Navi in 2009, is one of the most popular sailing yachts in the charter market. A phenomenal interior by Lord Norman Foster achieves a balance of light, structure and comfort. Read More

Superyacht Vanquish available in Australia & New Caledonia

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

When we met up with Oceanstyle in Cannes last week they informed us about a unique opportunity to charter a recently refitted fast Palmer Johnson superyacht in Australia. A recent refit brought magnificent changes to Vanquish, a Palmer Johnson 120 series yacht. Vanquish will be located in Sydney Harbour from December 2011 onwards. Read More

Superyachts Germania Nova and Sarissa join Hill Robinson

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Hill Robinson Yacht Management Consultants have announced the addition of two new sailing yachts to their commercial management department: Germania Nova and Sarissa. Sarissa, at 42.6m, the largest carbon sailing yacht to be delivered by Vitters in The Netherlands has also joined the charter management department of Hill Robinson. Read More

Charter yacht Clear Eyes to embark on world tour

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

Ocean Independence has announced that their new listing for charter, the 43.13 metre sailing yacht Clear Eyes, is about to set sail on an unforgettable 19-month voyage around the world. She will start the winter season in the Caribbean before heading to Panama, Galapagos, Tonga and Fiji for the Summer of 2012. Read More

Last minute discount on charter rate on board superyacht Anita

Friday, 2 September 2011

Edmiston's Elsa Bosi informs me there is a great last minute offering on superyacht Anita this summer. She is offering a 20% discount for all weekly charters. The offer is valid only for a short period of time, so it is the last chance to book her at that amazing rate of € 76,000 in the high season, and € 72,000 in the low season. Read More

Ocean Independence adds Black Pearl to charter fleet

Tuesday, 30 August 2011

Ocean Independence has added superyacht Black Pearl to its charter fleet. This carbon composite Bill Tripp Baltic 77 sailing yacht sleeps up to 6 guests in 3 cabins. The interior was designed by Dick Young. Black Pearl is available at the rate of € 25,000 – 26,500 p/w MYBA and should be in the Caribbean from December onwards. Read More

Conservation charters next frontier in yachting

Monday, 29 August 2011

With so many superyachts cruising to remote ocean locations, why aren’t more used as a platform for ocean science and exploration? This question inspired the founders of Ocean Preservation Alliance (OPA) to partner with a handful of passionate superyacht owners and leading science, exploration, and conservation organisations. Read More

Mangusta 92 superyacht Scratch for charter with K&K Superyachts

Thursday, 25 August 2011

K&K Superyachts informs us that the Mangusta 92 superyacht Scratch is available for charters until 18th September in Cannes at a special rate of € 50,000 per week + expenses. The luxury motor yacht is manned by 3 crew and sleeps 9 guests in 3 double cabins and 1 twin cabin with additional Pullman bed. Read More

Jongert sailing yacht Sea Shuttle joins charter fleet of BCR Logemann

Monday, 22 August 2011

The latest addition to the charter fleet of BCR Logemann is the 28 metre Jongert sailing yacht Sea Shuttle. Sea Shuttle is a true testimony to the lasting build quality of Jongert. Diligently cared for over the years, she is better than new, with updated machinery, navigation and state-of-the-art entertainment equipment. Read More

Superyacht Auspicious (ex Ares) joins charter fleet of K&K Superyachts

Monday, 22 August 2011

Following her recent sale superyacht Auspicious has now joined the charter fleet of K&K Superyachts. Auspicious was delivered by Leopard Yachts in 2010 and she is second in the acclaimed Leopard 46 series. Progressive design offers stunning exterior lines and a sleek, contemporary interior that comfortably accommodates 10/12 guests. Read More

Superyacht San Bernardo available with Select Charter Services

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Select Charter Services have recently added the 44 metre San Bernardo to their charter fleet. San Bernardo is the sixth in Heesen's semi-displacement, all-aluminium, 4400 Class, which represents one of the most popular designs by Heesen Yachts in collaboration with Frank Laupman of Omega Architects. Read More

Charter opportunity in the Hebrides on Feadship Kathleen Anne

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Elsa Bosi of Edmiston informs us about a rare opportunity to charter a Feadship in the Hebrides. The 39 metre 2009 built Kathleen Anne is cruising the open waters of the Hebrides until the end of August. Just a short flight from Scotland, the Hebrides are another world. Kathleen Anne features an elegant contemporary interior. Read More

Superyacht Daniella joins OCI charter fleet with reduced rates

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

The charming 33.50 metre superyacht Daniella has joined the Ocean Independence charter fleet. Daniella was built by Lloyd's Ships in 1987. She received an intensive refit in winter 2008/2009 and she is in superb condition. She is available at the rate of 49,300 EUR per week in high season and 44,200 EUR per week in low season. Read More 

Sunreef 70 Abuelo joins Sunreef Charter fleet

Monday, 1 August 2011

Sunreef Yachts Charter have recently added the bright red Sunreef 70 Abuelo to their charter fleet. She features a full beam master suite and three guest cabins that can accommodate 9 guests. Her modern interior design features a combination of white oak and wenge wood with white & grey upholstery. Read More

Custom Line superyacht One O One for charter with Oceanstyle

Friday, 29 July 2011

Charter manager Sophia Tutino of Oceanstyle Yachting has informed us that the Ferretti Custom Line 94 One O One still has availability left this summer. Built in 2003, the luxury charter yacht had several upgrades last winter, including new sofas in the saloon, a new rowing machine and exercise equipment on the flybridge. Read More

Charter superyacht Tiara in French Polynesia

Friday, 29 July 2011

Michaela Beitz Biggi of Edmiston, charter manager of sailing yacht Tiara, informs us that the 54.30 metre sailing yacht is available for charter in French Polynesia from 13th August onwards. According to Michaela this is also the best time to be in the area as the weather is warm and dry with trade winds bringing refreshing breezes late afternoon. Read More

Special charter offer on superyacht Islander

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

YPI informs us that the latest recruit to the YPI Charter fleet, the 58.5m Islander has some last minute availability for charter in the Adriatic this summer with no delivery fees and an amazing summer offer. To celebrate her joining the YPI Charter fleet, the YPI Charter team negotiated a limited special offer for all new charter guests. Read More

Amels Limited Editions 177 Spirit joins YCO charter fleet

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

YCO has announced the arrival of the brand new motor yacht Spirit to its charter fleet The latest launch by Amels shipyard, Spirit is part of the popular Amels Limited Editions 177 series designed by Tim Heywood and uniquely customized to the highest specification. Spirit offers accommodation for up to 10 guests. Read More

Superyacht Heritage III joins Merle Wood charter fleet

Tuesday, 19 July 2011

John Cohen of Merle Wood & Associates has announced that superyacht Heritage III has now joined the Merle Wood charter fleet. Heritage III will be available for charter in the Bahamas, at a summer introductory rate of $ 69,500 per week. Launched in 2007, the 38 metre Broward Heritage III can accommodate 10 guests in 5 staterooms. Read More

Superyacht Triumphant Lady returns to the charter scene

Friday, 15 July 2011

International Yacht Collection has added the 47.25 metre superyacht Triumphant Lady to their charter fleet. This beautiful five-stateroom yacht is back in the charter market and has just finished her first charter to rave reviews. Triumphant Lady charters during the summer and winter in the Bahamas (all-inclusive) and Florida at $ 150,000. Read More

Good charter record in first year for superyacht Andreas L

Thursday, 14 July 2011

Further to her acquisition on 1st September 2010, Liveras Yachts has announce that Andreas L under Liveras Yachts’ management, has enjoyed over 13 weeks of charter bookings in her first 12 months. The 60-metre Andreas L accommodates 12 guests in six elegant staterooms with top audio-visual entertainment and communications systems. Read More

Superyacht Apogee joins IYC charter fleet

Thursday, 14 July 2011

International Yacht Collection has added the 62.5 metre superyacht Apogee to their charterfleet. The classic seven-stateroom Apogee was created with fine Italian craftsmanship and is continually maintained with meticulous attention to detail. Apogee charters during the summer in de Mediterranean at € 315,000 per week. Read More

Superyacht Ouranos Too for charter with Ocean Independence

Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Tim Clark of Ocean Independence has announced Ocean Independence' appointment as worldwide charter central agents for the 40.3 metre superyacht Ouranos Too. Ouranos Too was built in 1994 by Codecasa, and features a Della Role interior design. Ouranos Too is available at € 105,000 to € 115,000 per week, and is based in Greece. Read More

Superyachts Unforgettable and The Lady J join Churchill charter fleet

Friday, 8 July 2011

Churchill Yacht Partners have added two superyachts to their charter fleet. The first, Unforgettable is a 1997 30 metre Inace Tri-Deck. Unforgettable was last refitted in 2009, and boasts a 5 Stateroom layout. Captained by the experienced Joe Nolan, she is vailable to charter in the Bahamas this summer from $45,000 per week. Read More

Classic superyacht Sincerity for charter in New England

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

The sailing yacht Sincerity designed by the renowned Baglietto yard of Variazza, Italy is available in New England this summer with Nicholson Yachts. She is a swift and comfortable cruising yacht, that offers accommodation for up to 4 guests. Below decks experience exquisite craftsmanship. Sicerity is available at $ 15,000 per week. Read More

Superyacht Rosehearty joins Edmiston charter fleet

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Edmiston's charter fleet keeps growing, this time with the addition of the stunning superyacht Rosehearty. A striking white hull and superstructure built by Perini Navi and designed by Ron Holland combine with a contemporary Christian Liaigre interior to make Rosehearty an exceptionally elegant sailing yacht. Read More

Reduced charter rates for superyacht Iris

Tuesday, 5 July 2011

Megisti Blue in Greece have announced a charter price reduction for the high season charter rate of superyacht IrisIris, a 30.95 metre Custom Line, provides the smoothest possible ride in all weather conditions in East Mediterranean. Iris is available from € 65,000 a week in July and August, instead of € 70,000 per week. Read More

Superyacht Mim joins Edmiston charter fleet

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

News comes in from Edmiston's Sophia Rork, who has added superyacht Mim to Edmiston's growing charter fleet. Mim was built in 2001 in France by CMN, in collaboration with the Dutch shipyard Oceanco. She provides luxurious accommodation for up to 12 guests in a master stateroom, 2 VIPs, 1 twin, 1 triple and one single cabin. Read More

Superyacht Blind Date available for charter with Yacht Masters

Friday, 24 June 2011

Robert Dubsky of Yacht Masters, a bespoke yacht brokerage firm with offices in the UK and Singapore, has signed a central agency agreement for the charter of superyacht Blind Date. Launched by Heesen in September 2009, Blind Date is based in the South of France and is available for charter from 12th July until mid September. Read More

Superyacht L'Or joins YPI charter fleet

Thursday, 23 June 2011

YPI's Carine Zanotti has announced that superyacht L'Or has joined the YPI charter fleet. Custom-built and launched in 1993, this striking 30-metre, semi-displacement yacht remains resolutely contemporary and ideal for charter in the Mediterranean. Capable of speeds in excess of 17 knots, L'Or is fast yet fuel-efficient. Read More

Special offer for charter bookings on Superyacht Apache II

Wednesday, 22 June 2011

Edmiston has announced a special offer for the charter of the fast and modern 44m Apache II. This 2009 Baglietto is dynamic and futuristic on the outside, spacious and comfortable on the inside. She accommodates 12 guests in style in a master stateroom, two VIP cabins with queen beds and a further two twin cabins with Pullmans. Read More

Superyacht Islander joins YPI charter fleet

Wednesday, 22 June 2011

Available for charter in the Adriatic and Mediterranean this summer, Islander joins the exclusive YPI Charter fleet fresh from an extensive two-year refit. A high volume, spacious yacht, the 58.5m Islander enjoys a particularly large sun deck with a full central bar area, informal dining areas, barbecue and a large swimming pool. Read More

Superyacht Mirabella III for charter with Edmiston

Friday, 17 June 2011

Michaela Beitz Biggi delightedly announced that Edmiston & Company has been appointed as the Central Charter agent for the charter of the elegant 41.60 metre superyacht Mirabella III. After a multi-million dollar refit, Mirabella III is in better charter condition than ever before. She offers exhilarating sailing performance. Read More

Superyacht Andreas L spruced up for the Med charter season

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

En-route back from extensive cruising in the Caribbean, Andreas L stopped off in Barcelona and has now emerged from a half-million-euro ‘service’ ready for the summer charter season. New paint, including antifouling, makes her look sharp and slide smoothly and efficiently through the Med’s clear waters. Read More

Superyacht Lady Belmor re-enters the charter scene with CSO Yachts

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

CSO Yachts informs us that Lady Belmor, a 39.6 meter Custom Line 128 superyacht has re-entered the charter scene, after a seven month refit at the CRN shipyard in Italy. Powered by twin 1,600hp MTU engines, she can reach a top speed of 24 knots and cruises at 19 knots. Powered by twin 1,600hp MTU engines, she can reach a top speed of 24 knots. Read More

Superyacht Kanaloa joins Ocean Independence charter fleet

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

James Graham-Cloete of Ocean Independence has announced that the 48 metre superyacht Kanaloa has joined their charter fleet. This wellknown yacht offers exceptional volume and deck spaces, along with an extensive toys selection. Kanaloa was built by CRN in 1996 and last refitted in 2008. She has a weekly rate of € 130,000 in the low season. Read More

55 Metre superyacht Obsession available at a reduced rate in June

Friday, 10 June 2011

Adrien Camellini of CSO Yachts informs us today that superyacht Obsession, part of the CSO Yachts charter fleet, will be available this June, at a reduced rate of € 165,000 per week. Obsession is the result of a fantastic Bannenberg Design and was built in 1991. Her current owner refitted her completely. Read More

Charter yacht open day in Nice today

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Primo Yacht Charter, in association with Thierry Voisin Partnership, Monaco Yachts, Fraser Yachts, Hill Robinson and Neo Yachting, have organised an open day today in Nice. On display are Shana, Princess Sissi, Volador, Fleche d’Argent, 4Fun, Leila Lina, Over the Rainbow, La Mascarade, Infinity and Zamboanga. Read More

The 26 metre Benetti superyacht Farfallina for charter

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

The 26 metre superyacht Farfallina, yet another classic example of a stylish Benetti, has recently become a member of the Camper & Nicholsons International charter fleet. This modern classic built in 2008 features an interior by Francois Zuretti. Farfallina accommodates up to eight guests in four luxurious cabins. Read More

The 34 metre superyacht Cornelia for charter with Ocean Independence

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

James Graham-Cloete of Ocean Independence has announced that the 34 metre superyacht Cornelia has joined the charter fleet. Built in 2006 by RMK Marine, Cornelia was designed by de Vries Lentsch naval architects and features a classic nautical interior by Felix Buytendijk. Accommodation is provided for up to nine guests in four cabins. Read More

Superyacht Utopia available for charters in the Baltic

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

The 71.60 metre Utopia is one of only a handful of superyachts, available this summer in the Baltic. Few vessels and certainly no hotel, beach club or restaurant could possibly rival the luxury this Feadship has to offer.   Light oak panelling, elegant furniture and marble fireplaces create the most refined classic, contemporary interior. Read More

Motoryacht Solar, the ultimate ecological charter experience

Monday, 6 June 2011

Edmiston have added Solar, the 26m Arcadia, to their ever growing charter fleet. Solar is a revolution to yachting. With much of her power supply sourced from the sun she is the ultimate ecological yachting experience. This voluminous yacht, particularly the 60m squared aft deck, is certainly not compromised by her green status. Read More

Charter rate reduction on superyacht Calaf

Monday, 6 June 2011

Edmiston have announced a 15% discount on charters booked for the months of June and September on superyacht Calaf. Re-fitted in 2007 to the highest specifications, the strong lines and bold colours dominating her spacious saloon and dining area stylishly complement the muted colours and soft fabrics of the master and guest cabins. Read More

30% reduction in the June charter rate for superyacht African Cat

Monday, 6 June 2011

Judith Amselli from Primo Yacht has announced a major 30% decrease in the June charter rate for the 39.65 metre Mangusta superyacht African Cat. The rate has been reduced from € 150,000 a week, to € 100,000 a week for the June period. African Cat was built in 2007 by Overmarine and is powered by twin MTU engines. Read More

Allergy friendly superyachts for charter with Megisti Blue

Friday, 3 June 2011

Megisti Blue in Greece are now offering two superyachts for charter, featuring allergy friendly cabins. The Allergy-Friendly Cabins process removes up to 99% of pollutants from air, making breathing easy. It also protects from irritants such as viruses, bacteria, mold, eliminating odors at the source and leaving the cabins smelling fresh. Read More

Charter rate for superyacht Ability lowered

Friday, 3 June 2011

Oceanstyle Yachting have announced that the chartering rates for the 34 metre Mangusta 130 superyacht Ability have been lowered from € 133,000 per week to € 98,000 in the high season and from € 112,000 per week down to € 84,000 in the low season. Ability, built in 2004, she underwent a refit in 2010 and now boasts a chic contemporary interior. Read More

Denison Yacht Sales creates Charter Division

Friday, 3 June 2011

Denison Yacht Sales have announced their recent formation of a Charter Division to add valuable services to the company and compliment its already established Yacht Sales division. This new division will not only provide retail charter bookings but charter management as well. Dension have been working on developing the new charter division for over six months and to assist in the successfulness of the new specialisation, Ali Kaufman has been recruited. Read More

Cape4 Yachting add new 45 metre superyacht Ouranos to charter fleet

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Cape4 Yachting have added the brand new 45 metre trideck Ouranos to their charter fleet. Ouranos will be delivered in the beginning of 2012 and will be available for the upcoming charter season. She is currently under construction at the Tecnomar yard in Italy, where we recently visited this exciting new construction project. Read More

Superyacht Teaser available for charter in Turkey and Greek Islands

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

4U Yachting has announced its appointment as central agent for the charter of the 25.7 metre San Lorenzo superyacht Teaser. She offers accommodation for up to eight guests in four comfortable cabins. Teaser is equipped with a spacious layout both indoor and out, and offers various casual dining areas and a swimming platform. Read More

Superyacht Annagine joins Ocean Independence charter fleet

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

The brand new 34 metre superyacht Annagine has recently joined the Ocean Independence charter fleet. Delivered earlier this year, Annagine was designed by Dykstra & Partners Naval Architects and built by JOM in Holland. This lovely sloop features a traditional yet light interior with mahogany furniture and in white and beige details. Read More

Chartering superyacht Nitta V in Greece

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

A pleasant climate and the twelfth longest coastline in the world are just two of the qualities making Greece one of the most enchanting destinations for a charter. Receiving an invitation to spend three nights on Nitta V experiencing all Greece has to offer was the perfect opportunity to fall in love with the local people, culture and scenery. Read More

Feadship's latest superyacht Lady Britt joins Edmiston charter fleet

Monday, 23 May 2011

Sleek, graceful, powerful, 63 metre Lady Britt was launched from Feadship this year and is one of the newest Feadships available for charter this summer. Lady Britt’s classic contemporary interior is designed by Redman Whiteley Dixon and is an unusual combination of New York apartment style with Scandinavian accents. Read More

The charming 33.50 metre superyacht Daniella for charter with Primo Yacht

Monday, 23 May 2011

The charming 33.50 metre superyacht Daniella is offered for charter this summer through Primo Yacht. Daniella was built by Lloyd's Ships in 1987. She received an intensive refit in winter 2008/2009 and she is in superb condition. Daniella has a large main saloon which is ideal for entertaining, relaxing in front of the large 77' HD projector. Read More

Superyacht True North for charter with Merle Wood & Associates

Friday, 20 May 2011

Merle Wood & Associates has announced their appointment as central agent for the charter of superyacht True North. True North, the 34 metre semi-displacement superyacht was built in 2006 by Westport Yachts. This beautiful Westport offers a four stateroom layout which can accommodate up to eight guests in three double cabins and one twin cabin. Read More

Superyacht Picnic joins Ocean Independence charter fleet

Friday, 20 May 2011

Ocean Independence have added the new Monte Fino 100 RPH Picnic to their charter fleet. This brand new 100' yacht features the luxuries and top notch crew of much larger yachts. Picnic accommodates up to 6 guests in three staterooms and is available in the Bahamas/Caribbean at the rate of USD 39,500 - 43,500 p/w . Read More

Superyacht Vanquish joins Oceanstyle charter fleet

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

The 36.57 metre luxury sports yacht Vanquish has joined the Oceanstyle charter fleet. She is currently undergoing an extensive refit and upgrade to prepare her for the charter season ahead. As well as various changes to her interior décor, the entire yacht is being repainted in a stylish cream colour, with dark blue accents. Read More

Fraser Yacht charter open day on Lady Lola, Force Blue and Sokar

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Robert Pettersen of Fraser Yachts Monaco inform us that three impressive yachts, Lady Lola, Force Blue and Sokar will be hosting an open day in Monaco on Friday, 20th May 2011 from 14.00 to 19.00. These substantial vessels are in their own right worthy of inspection, but combined will make for a truly luxurious open house. Read More

Superyacht Mirage joins North Star Yachting charter fleet

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

North Star Yachting has welcomed Mirage to their charter fleet. Mirage offers the speed of a sportsboat, yet the luxury of a superyacht. She is in fact one of the fastest yachts in the world, reaching top speeds of 50 knots, yet she remains very fuel efficient for a yacht of this type. Mirage features four cabins for 10 guests Read More

Superyacht Aria joins AqvaLuxe Yacht Charters fleet

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

SNO Yachts' charter division, AqvaLuxe Yacht Charters, has been recently appointed Central Agents for the charter of the Sanlorenzo SL100 Aria. First delivered in 1998, Aria has been sold late last year by SNO Yachts to a new owner. For the past 6 months, the new owner has had the yacht undergo a complete refit. Read More

Superyacht Eleanor Allen back on the charter market after succesful refit

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Following a two year refit by her new American owners, Eleanor Allen is back on the charter market, and she was presented at the Antibes Yacht Show, where her excellent chef Shane won the chefs competition. She was also one of the stars at the more recent MYBA Charter Show, where she impressed many international charter brokers. Read More

The 59.4 metre superyacht Vicky for charter with Ocean Independence

Monday, 16 May 2011

Vicky, the 59.4 metre superyacht built in 2009 by Baglietto shipyard, has now joined the Ocean Independence charter fleet and is available for charter in the Western Mediterranean. She comfortably accommodates 10 guests in three double cabins, and two twin cabins. She is equipped with WIFI, lots of water toys. Read More

Superyacht IFA Cannes for charter with Peter Insull's Yacht Marketing

Monday, 16 May 2011

Peter Insull’s Yacht Marketing has announced its appointment as central agent for the charter of the 27 metre Maiora superyacht IFA Cannes. Built in 2005, she is brand new in the charter market and is very well maintained and offers accommodates for up to eight guests in four cabins. Run by a crew of four headed by the New Zealander Captain. Read More

Superyacht Lumar now for charter through Ocean Independence

Monday, 16 May 2011

Lumar, the 32.5 metre superyacht built in 2007 by Cantieri Navali di Lavagna, has now joined the Ocean Independence charter fleet. This luxurious superyacht was designed by Luca Dini Design, and features a modern interior design. Accommodating up to eight guests in four cabins, she reaches a top speed of 30 knots. Read More

Superyacht Mary-Jean II wins award at World Superyacht Awards

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

It is no surprise that Mary-Jean II won her category at this year's World Superyacht Awards 2011, for 'Best Displacement Motor Yacht of 500GT to 1,299GT' . After all, Chief Editor, Maarten Jansen, dined on the exquisite superyacht at the MYBA Charter Show in Genoa last week, and has not stopped mentioning her ever since. Read More

Superyacht Out joins CSO Charter Fleet

Friday, 6 May 2011

CSO Yachts have recently added the 47 metre superyacht Out  to their growing charter fleet. Out was built by the Turkish shipyard Amtec in 2002 to a design of Soyaslan Design, and has had major refits in 2009 and 2010. Motor yacht Out is based in the south of France, and is available from €140,000 to €160,000 per week. Read More 

Superyacht Ylang-Ylang joins charter fleet of CSO Yachts

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Charter fleet manager Adrien Camellini sends us details on Ylang-Ylang, the latest superyacht to join the growing charter fleet of CSO Yachts. The 31.50 metre superyacht was built by Falcon Yachts in 2007. Based out of Cannes, the luxury motor yacht is available at € 54,000 per week in the low season and € 58,000 in the high season. Read More

Superyacht Oxyzen joins Edmiston charter fleet

Monday, 18 April 2011

Dora Lytra of the Greece Charter Division of Edmiston has announced that superyacht Oxyzen has joined the Edmiston charter fleet. Built by AB Yachts in 2007, this superyacht has an impressive cruising speed of 35 knots. Oxyzen can comfortably accommodate up to 10 guests in one master, one VIP & two twin cabins. Read More

Azimut superyacht Cristalex available for charter through CSO

Friday, 15 April 2011

CSO Yachts has announced its appointment as central agent for the charter of the 30.5 metre Azimut superyacht Cristalex. Ample guest accommodation includes two double cabins and two twin cabins. Cristalex is in mint condition and offers a large sundeck with a Jacuzzi. Additionally, she has a large array of water toys for guests’ enjoyment. Read More

New superyacht Turquoise joins charter fleet of Fraser Yachts

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

The latest superyacht to join the charter fleet of Fraser Yachts is the brand new 55.40 metre Turquoise. The luxury motor yacht was launched earlier this year by the Proteksan Turquoise shipyard in Turkey. Her exterior lines are designed by Dubois Naval Architects and she features an interior by HOK Design and Suntay Design. Read More

YCO announce appointment as charter agent for 58 metre superyacht Ethereal

Tuesday, 12 April 2011

YCO have announced their appointment for the charter of the 58 metre superyacht Ethereal. Built in 2008 by the renowned Royal Huisman yard, to a design by Ron Holland, with internal and external styling by Pieter Beeldsnijder, this phenomenal ketch was designed according to the owners brief to be “a private island”. Read More

Superyacht AA Absolute joins the Edmiston charter fleet

Friday, 8 April 2011

Dora Lytra of the Greece Charter Division of Edmiston has announced that superyacht AA Absolute has joined the Edmiston charter fleet. Built in 1995 by Heesen Yachts for a Royal Family from the Far East and benefiting from a recent first-class refit, AA Absolute features ultra-modern styling and a very spacious interior. Read More

Superyacht Daniella joins Primo Yacht charter fleet

Friday, 25 March 2011

Primo Yacht has announced their appointment as the central agent for the 33.50m Motor Yacht Daniella. Daniella was built by Lloyd's Ships in 1987. She received an intensive refit in winter 2008/2009 and she is in superb condition. With her 4 spacious cabins, Daniella can comfortably accommodate 8 guests for a Mediterranean cruise. Read More

Superyacht catamaran Douce France for charter in South East Asia

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Ocean Independence has announced its appointment as central agent for the charter of the 42 metre Alumarine catamaran Douce France. Based all year round in South East Asia and the Pacific islands, she offers elegant and comfortable accommodation for up to 12 guests, along with an attentive crew and plenty of toys. Read More

Superyacht Lady Britt joins Edmiston charter fleet

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Edmiston have announced a wonderful new addition to their ever growing charter fleet, the 63m Feadship Lady Britt. Lady Britt was launched on October 9th by the Feadship Koninklijke De Vries shipyard in Aalsmeer, and has just arrived in the Caribbean. It is worth noting that Lady Britt will go to the UK next summer for the Olympics. Read More

Superyacht Black & White available for charter through Sea-Alliance Group

Monday, 21 March 2011

Black & White, a Sunseeker 34m semi-custom yacht managed by Sea-Alliance Group (SAG) was launched in 2010, and was popular during her debut Caribbean charter season, hosting more than six weeks of charter. She is due to return to the Med at the beginning of April.  Black & White now has her own new website. Read More

CNI adds seven superyachts to charter fleet

Friday, 18 March 2011

Camper & Nicholsons International charter fleet has expanded due to the addition of a number of beautiful yachts. The 37.14m (121’85) Marflow joined the fleet in February. Built in 1982, Marflow underwent a complete refit in 2006 and was transformed to become a single mastered sloop design with new keel configuration. Read More

Burgess adds superyacht Cyan to charter fleet

Thursday, 17 March 2011

Burgess have added the 48.7 metre Codecasa Cyan to their charter fleet.  Cyan was built in 1997, and has been refitted in 2008. She features a beautiful modern interior. Cyan can accommodate up to 12 guests in 6 well- appointed cabins. She has a spacious sun deck with jacuzzi and hosts a wide array of water toys for active guests. Read More

Superyacht Amnesia joins charter fleet of Kappa Yachting

Thursday, 10 March 2011

The Greece based yacht charter company Kappa Yachting have added the 25.90 metre luxury motor yacht Amnesia to their charter fleet. The semi-custom superyacht was delivered by the Royal Denship yard in 2010 and features exterior design by Bill Dixon. The luxury yacht can sleep up to 10 guests and 4 crew. Read More

Superyacht Idol available for charter in the Mediterranean from May

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

The stunning 58.90 metre superyacht Idol (ex: Outback) built by Austal in 2007 to a design of Sam Sorgiovanni, has recently undergone a major refitting, in preparation for charter. Designed as a beach house on water, the owner recently spent over €1.5m on Idol to make her an ideal superyacht for the upcoming Mediterranean summer. Read More

27.70 metre superyacht Nefertiti joins Edmiston charter fleet

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

The 27.7metre superyacht Nefertiti is a high performance sailing yacht with an elegant composite hull and a flush deck that amalgamates both comfort and performance. Her interior onboard offers a cozy atmosphere with a natural Scandinavian look. Nefertiti can comfortably accommodate from 8 to 11 guests. Read More

Superyacht RS Eden joins charter fleet of Primo Yacht

Friday, 25 February 2011

Primo Yacht has been appointed central agents for the charter of the 49.5m RS Eden. Built in 1930 by Defoe Boat & Motor Works and completely rebuilt in 2007 with many of her original features restored, RS Eden offers every modern comfort, including a large sun deck complete with Jacuzzi. RS Eden has a charter rate of €91,000 per week. Read More

Superyacht Shear Fantasea joins Churchill Yacht Partners charter fleet

Friday, 25 February 2011

Churchill Yacht Partners have announced that Shear Fantasea, a 2002 - 112’ Crescent, that accommodates 8 guests in 4 staterooms, has joined their charter fleet. Shear Fantasea features an exquisite interior of rare Bubinga hardwoods and fine stone work. Shear Fantasea will be available in the Bahamas this summer. Read More

Breaking News: Superyacht Eclipse joins charter fleet of SuperYachtsMonaco

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Jim Evans of SuperYachtsMonaco has just announced that the company has singed the 164 metre superyacht Eclipse for charter. Delivered by Blohm & Voss in 2010, both the exterior and interior styling of Eclipse were done by Terence Disdale. SuperYachtsMonaco is headquartered in Monaco and represents some of the largest yachts in the world. Read More

New Feadship superyacht Air (81m) joins charter fleet of IYR

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

International Yacht Register (IYR) has announced the addition of the 81m superyacht Air to their charter fleet. Air, designed by De Voogt Naval Architects, will have the distinction of being the largest Feadship ever available for charter. She is currently being built by Feadship Koninklijke De Vries in The Netherlands. Read More

Superyacht Bella Stella joins the charter fleet of Primo Yacht

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

The latest superyacht to join the charter fleet of Primo Yacht is the 45 metre motor yacht Stella Bella. Built by the Italian CRN shipyard in 1987, Stella Bella can accommodate up to 14 guests in one Master, four Double and two Twin Cabins. The steel hulled displacement motor yacht is powered by twin 3,400hp MTU engines. Read More

Superyacht M&M joins charter fleet of Yacht Marine

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

The latest superyacht to join the expanding charter fleet of Yacht Marine Management & Consulting Services is the 35 metre M&M. The luxury motor yacht is currently in the final stages of completion at the Turkish Mengi-Yay shipyard, who have also built the 40 metre Serenity II, another yacht in Yacht Marine’s charter fleet. Read More

Edmiston adds superyacht Liara to charter fleet

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Edmiston has added the 32 metre superyacht Liara to their charter fleet. Constructed using the latest high tech composite construction materials and methods, Liara ensures an exhilarating yet comfortable sailing experience. Her interior designs are understated yet contemporary, with wood trim and natural textures. Read More

Superyacht Secret Love joins charter fleet of IYR

Monday, 14 February 2011

The latest superyacht to join the charter fleet of International Yacht Register (IYR) is the 36.50 metre motor yacht Secret Love. The luxury yacht was built by the Amels shipyard in 1990 and she will be available for charter in the Mediterranean this Summer. She is equipped with an ultra-modern stabilization system. Read More

Superyacht SeaDweller joins charter fleet of OCI

Thursday, 10 February 2011

The latest addition to the charter fleet of Ocean Independence is the 47 metre motor yacht SeaDweller. Built by Heesen Yachts in 1999 as No Escape, SeaDweller underwent a major interior and exterior refit in 2009/2010, which included the addition of new zero-speed stabilisers. Accommodation is provided for 12 guests and 9 crew. Read More

YCO 2011 charter guide launched

Wednesday, 9 February 2011

YCO has announced the release of the 2011 limited edition of its annual charter yacht catalogue, The Yachts. Over 200 pages, the publication offers an extensive view into the world of the superyacht, featuring a hand-picked selection of some of the finest motor and sailing yachts, as well as in-the-know guides to destinations. Read More 

Amy Wachmann joins Northrop & Johnson as Charter Manager

Wednesday, 9 February 2011

Northrop & Johnson has announced the arrival of Amy Wachmann to the charter management division, based in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Amy originally hails from Juneau, Alaska where she grew up working on boats and parlayed her love for the water and traveling into working on yachts. She has cruised all over the world. Read More

Sailing yacht Adesso joins Ocean Independence charter fleet

Monday, 7 February 2011

Adesso, the 32.1 meter superyacht built in 1996 by CCYD, has now joined the Ocean Independence charter fleet. This luxurious sailing yacht was designed by German Fres with interior by Gae Aulenti and was refitted in 2006. Accommodating up to eight guests in four cabins, this high performance sailing yacht has sleek lines. Read More

Dynasty joins Edmiston charter fleet

Friday, 4 February 2011

Motoryacht Dynasty, built by Falcon Yachts in 1995, has joined the Edmiston charter fleet. She is a luxurious yacht offering accommodation for 8 to 10 guest in a very spacious master cabin, a comfortable VIP and two twin cabins, each with an extra pullman berth. Dynasty features an elegant interior, with classic contemporary furniture. Read More

The 2011 Edmiston Charter Directory is out

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

The 2011 Edmiston Charter Directory is out, featuring spectacular photography, objective descriptions and detailed information. Over 200 pages devoted to over 125 of the world’s top motor and sailing yachts including a long list of superyachts making their debut. The new online version includes links to stunning videos. Read More

Superyacht Hye Seas II joins charter fleet of OceanStyle Yachting

Tuesday, 25 January 2011

OceanStyle Yachting has been appointed as the central agent for the charter of Hye Seas II, an Azimut 116. This 35.36m luxurious superyacht built in 2007 by Azimut Yachts in Italy, is now available for charter in Singapore. Powered by MTU engines, Hye Seas II has a cruising speed of 23 and a maximum speed of 28 knots. Read More

Katya Jaimes joins Northrop & Johnson as Charter Broker

Monday, 24 January 2011

Northrop & Johnson have announced the arrival of Katya Jaimes into the charter retail division, based in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Katya was born and educated in Siberia, Russia, where the closest ocean is thousands of miles away. After graduating college with a dual degree in Engineering and Economics for railway transport, she realized building bridges and tunnels for Siberian Railroads was not her life dream. Read More

Superyacht Ares joins charter fleet of OceanStyle Yachting

Thursday, 20 January 2011

OceanStyle Yachting has been appointed as the central agents for the charter of the Mangusta 108 Ares. The luxury sports yacht was built by the Italian Overmarine shipyard in 2005 and can reach speeds in excess of 40 knots. Ares features 4 staterooms for 8 guests served by a crew of 4. . On the deck there is ample space for entertaining. Read More

Superyacht Hard Work II for charter through MSC Yachting

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

The Saint-Tropez based superyacht broker MSC Yachting has been appointed as the central agent for the charter of motor yacht Hard Work II. The luxury sports yacht was built by Leopard Yachts (Arno Shipyard) in 2006. The 27 metre superyacht is powered by twin 2,200hp MTU diesel engines. Read More

Tropicana joins Edmiston charter fleet

Monday, 17 January 2011

Motoryacht Tropicana, built by Azimut, has joined the Edmiston charter fleet. She is a luxurious modern yacht offering accommodation for 8 in a very spacious master cabin, a comfortable VIP and two twin cabins. Tropicana has an amazing fore lounge/sunbathing area, an aft dining and a sundeck with Jacuzzi, bar, dining & sunbathing area. Read More

Sailing yacht Nefertiti joins charter fleet of Wilmar Yachts

Wednesday, 5 January 2011

At the recent Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting Wilma Molhoek of Wilmar Yachts presented her latest central agency listing for charter, the stunning sloop Nefertiti. The luxury sailing yacht was only delivered by the Finish Nautor’s Swan shipyard in June 2010 and she will be cruising the Caribbean this winter. Read More

Charter news from Camper & Nicholsons International

Monday, 3 January 2011

The festive month continued to bring special offers on yachts for charter. Camper and Nicholsons International informs us that the 78.6m (257’10) Princess Mariana announced a reduced rate of US$550,000 per week until the end of February. This exceptional yacht is packed full of innovative ideas and features. Read More

Lunch onboard superyacht Diamond A in Antigua

Thursday, 23 December 2010

At the Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting David Price of Hill Robinson invited me for lunch on the 57 metre Diamond A (formerly Ultima III), as he was convinced that Head Chef Duncan Thomson and Chef Adam Rice would surprise me with some delicious cuisine. We were welcomed onboard with Champagne by Captain Owen Jones. Read More

Lara-Jo Houghting joins Churchill Yacht Partners

Friday, 17 December 2010

Churchill Yacht Partners has announce the expansion of the Charter Management Division with the recent addition of Lara-Jo ‘LJ’ Houghting, formerly of Northrop and Johnson Yachts-Ships Inc. Over the past decade LJ has established a solid foundation in the operations of all aspects of the yachting industry. Read More

Pershing 90 Tiger Lily of London joins Oceanstyle charter fleet

Friday, 17 December 2010

Oceanstyle have added Tiger Lily of London to their charter fleet. Stunning exterior lines and impressive performance make this Pershing 90 the ultimate yacht for a stylish charter. Tiger Lily is undoubtedly the finest example available today. High quality of construction and finishing is combined with impressive performance. Read More

Superyacht Harle joins charter fleet of Northrop and Johnson

Thursday, 16 December 2010

Northrop and Johnson has announced the addition of motor yacht Harle to their charter fleet. The award winning Harle is one of the finest 45 metre ocean going yachts in the world. Designed, engineered and built by Feadship, this superyacht has a unique layout and offers unparalleled performance. Read More

Primo Yacht adds superyacht Perla del Mare to charter fleet

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

Primo Yacht have been appointed Central Charter Agents for the brand-new S/Y Perla del Mare. Built by Turkish shipyard SABA, she can accommodate 12 guests in 6 ultra-modern, spacious and sophisticated cabins. Designed by Naval Studio and Sabahattin Uçar, Perla del Mare has a sophisticated Mediterranean style. Read More

Paris A joins Oceanstyle charter fleet

Friday, 3 December 2010

Oceanstyle have added a brand new yacht to their charter fleet, offering the best of the best, delivered from the world renowned Maiora Shipyard. High quality of construction and finishing is combined with impressive performance and range. Stunning interior design ensures that Paris A is truly a magnificent feat of design and engineering. Read More

Sailing yacht El Aleph joins charter fleet of Ocean Independence

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

The latest addition to the charter fleet of Ocean Independence is a very unusual sailing yacht, the Phinisi designed El Aleph. The 32 metre sailing yacht was built by the Konjo Boat Builders of Tanu Beru, Indonesia in 2009. This winter season El Aleph will cruise in Thailand, Burma and the Andaman Islands and in the Summer. Read More

Superyacht Polar Star joins charter fleet of IYR

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

The latest superyacht to join the growing charter fleet of International Yacht Register is the 62.97 metre Polar Star. She is the third Lürssen motor yacht, the other two being the 67.10 metre Apoise and the 58.55 metre Capri, in the charter fleet of IYR. Polar Star was delivered by the German shipyard in 2005. The yacht’s exterior styling is by Espen Oeino. Read More

Superyacht Cheeky Tiger joins YCO charter fleet

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

YCO has announced the addition of Cheeky Tiger to its charter fleet. Onboard or ashore this sleek and modern Leopard 34 will turn heads. Her open layout, sunroof and bar in the main salon seamlessly bring the outside in and are ideal for entertaining. Cheeky Tiger's charter rate is 60,000 / 75,000 EUR per week. Read More

Antigua Charter Show preview: Feadship Teleost combines technology with tradition

Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Teleost is one of the world's finest motor yachts available for charter, combining the best of modern technology with traditional design and craftsmanship. At 49m (161'), Teleost is large enough to afford her guests every possible luxury - including the sense of intimacy that can be lost in larger vessels. Read More

Antigua Charter Show preview: Isabel joins Churchill Yacht Partners charter fleet

Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Churchill Yacht Partners have announced that Isabel, the has joined the charter fleet. Isabel is a superbly elegant new (2010) classic sailing yacht with an immaculate Edwardian-style, glossy varnished teak interior, two equal sized VIP staterooms, a comfortable main salon, pilothouse with panoramic views and a large comfortable cockpit. Read More

Antigua Charter Show preview: Katya joins Burgess charter fleet

Monday, 29 November 2010

Burgess have added the 151 foot Delta Katya to their charter fleet.  Katya's interior is both elegant and comfortable and features dark figured khaya veneers, amboina and maple burls, and crotch mahogany as the feature woods. She will  be attending the Antigua Charter Show next week. Read More

Edmiston adds 79 metre superyacht TV to charter fleet

Monday, 29 November 2010

Edmiston has announced that the 79m Lürssen TV (ex: Madsummer), designed by Espen Oeino, has joined their charter fleet. TV can accommodate 12 guests for charter in 9 staterooms, and features a stunning interior design by Alberto Pinto. TV will be available at $850,000 in the low season, and €850,000 in the high season. Read More

Antigua Charter Show preview: Passion, one of the finest superyachts available for charter

Sunday, 28 November 2010

An invitation to join superyacht Passion on a  short Caribbean cruise, provided the perfect opportunity to experience one of the finest superyachts available for charter, in one of the most popular cruising areas. Passion, a name and a yacht of no modest stature in yachting circles, is a 53m Swedeship, built in 1986. Read More

Memory of Andreas Liveras lives on through charter yacht Andreas L

Friday, 26 November 2010

Two years ago to the day, during the terrorist attacks which took place place in Mumbai, the world lost one of the entrepreneurs of the yachting business; Andreas Liveras, the chairman and founder of Liveras Yachts. Today, Liveras Yachts hopes that the spirit and joie de vivre of its founder Andreas Liveras will live on through Andreas L. Read More

Antigua Charter Show preview: YPI brings Valquest and Glaze

Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Fresh from their recent and much talked about appearances at the Monaco and Fort Lauderdale shows, Valquest and Glaze are now to appear together at this year’s Antigua Charter Show taking place from 6 – 11 December. The 41-metre Dubois-designed Fast Cruising Sloop Valquest, comes from custom yacht builder Bloemsma Van Breemen. Read More

Burgess adds 60 metre new built superyacht Yogi to charter fleet

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Burgess has announced an exciting new addition to their charter fleet, the 60.2m (197.5ft) Yogi, due for delivery in 2011, by the Proteksan Turquoise yard in Turkey. Yogi will be available for her inaugural charter season, in the summer of 2011 in the Mediterranean. She offers accommodation for 12 guests in 6 cabins. Read More

Antigua Charter Show preview: Feadship Illusion looks better than ever

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Following an extensive refit and an extension to 55m, the elegant Feadship Illusion looks better than ever and offers more deck space and a beach club. Illusion is part of the Edmiston charter fleet, and will be attending the Antigua Charter Show in two weeks time. Her interior design is the work of Bannenberg and Rowell. Read More

Superyacht Elisa joins Oceanstyle charter fleet

Monday, 22 November 2010

Oceanstyle have added a stunning 105 Akhir, delivered by the world renowned Cantieri di Pisa Shipyard, to their ever growing charter fleet. Elisa combines a high quality of construction and finish with impressive performance and range. Elisa features stunning interior design and a spacious deck layout. Read More

Antigua Charter Show preview: Marie joins Fraser Yachts charter fleet

Thursday, 18 November 2010

The 55 metre Marie has joined the charter fleet of Fraser Yachts. Marie has a classic profile that belies a modern underwater hull – an evolution and lighter version of an award-winning ketch designed and built by the same team five years ago. The contemporary interior is complemented by antique cannon, armour and maritime fine art. Read More

Antigua Charter Show preview: Nordhavn superyacht CaryAli

Monday, 15 November 2010

Nicholson Yachts reports that the 26 metre luxury expedition yacht CaryAli will be chartering in the Caribbean this winter and heading to the East Coast of the United States for the Summer of 2011. Caryali was built by Pacific Asian Enterprise in 2007 as the first hull in Nordhavn’s 86’ series. The yacht’s exterior lines were drawn by Jeff Leishman. Read More

Superyacht Diamond A presented at Antigua Yacht Charter Meeting

Monday, 15 November 2010

For the first time, Diamond A is available for charter, and is now offered to retail charter brokers as part of Hill Robinson’s Commercial Management Service. With accommodation for up to 12 guests in six luxurious double cabins, Diamond A offers a fantastic variety of locations for guests to relax and be pampered by a professional crew of 16. Read More

Superyacht Solaris joins charter fleet of Verpeka Yacht Brokerage

Friday, 12 November 2010

Nataliya Verpeka of Verpeka Yacht Brokerage has announced the addition of the 29.30 metre luxury yacht Solaris to the company's charter fleet. The superyacht was built in the United Kingdom by Princess Yachts in 2009. Solaris can accommodate 8 guests, in 3 double and 1 twin cabin, served by a crew of 4. Read More

Superyacht Apache II joins Edmiston charter fleet

Friday, 12 November 2010

Edmiston has announced their appointment as Charter Central Agent for the fast and modern 44m Apache II. This 2009 Baglietto is dynamic and futuristic on the outside, spacious and comfortable on the inside. She accommodates 12 guests in style in a master stateroom, two VIP cabins with queen beds and a further two twin cabins. Read More

Antigua Charter Show preview: Clevelander joins Churchill Yacht Partners charter fleet

Thursday, 11 November 2010

Churchill Yacht Partners have announced that Clevelander, a beautiful 82’ Nautor Swan sloop, has joined their charter fleet. Clevelander offers an array of unique and customizable itineraries - from the sun-drenched coasts of Greece and Turkey to the tropical beauty of the British Virgin Islands and beyond. Read More

Superyachts Sycara IV and Sycara V join charter fleet of IYC

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Sycara V was delivered by Nobiskrug in September 2010 and is 223.7' (68.16m) in length with a beam of 41' (12.52m). This magnificent superyacht has 7 staterooms and can sleep 12 - 14 guests with a crew of 16. Her full displacement hull is built from steel, which has ample space allowing for a comfortable yachting experience.

100-foot Cheoy Lee Christine II joins charter fleet of The Sacks Group

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

The 100-foot Cheoy Lee Christine II, a new Central Agency Yacht for The Sacks Group, made a splash at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, where she joined the worldwide luxury charter fleet for the first time. An excellent example of Cheoy Lee’s popular Bravo 100 Series, Christine II offers speeds of up to 20 knots. Read More

Antigua Charter Show preview: The 53 metre supersailor Atmosphere

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Delivered in May 2000, Atmosphere is available for charter through Edmiston. This superb 53m Perini Navi motor sailor is a masterpiece, combining all the advantages of both sail and power - with accommodation comparable to that found on a motor yacht of her size as well as the grace of being propelled by the wind. Read More

Superyacht Northern Light joins the Edmiston charter fleet

Monday, 8 November 2010

Edmiston have added Northern Light to their growing charter fleet. Built by Feadship in 2001, Northern Light was designed by De Voogt Naval Architects with interior design by John Munford. Northern Light, is arguably the finest yacht of her size. She combines state of the art systems with a classically elegant interior. Read More

Leslie Adams joins Feadship charter division

Monday, 8 November 2010

The Feadship charter division has appointed Leslie Adams as its new manager. Leslie has over twenty years of experience in sales within highly competitive markets and a wealth of expertise in the specific requirements of the charter industry. Previous companies include VPM, Palmer Johnson and, most recently, Allied Marine (Ferretti Group) in Fort Lauderdale where she successfully ran the charter department for six years. Read More

Diverse Projects expands their Charter Division

Monday, 8 November 2010

Successful marine company Diverse Projects has now expanded their private yacht charter service. Lars Bjorklund, one of Diverse Projects’ directors, is known for his considerable charter experience. Bjorklund’s skills are now combined with those of Debbie Gribble, who is to head the expanded Diverse Yacht Charters team. Read More

Superyacht Christina G joins charter fleet of Edmiston

Thursday, 4 November 2010

Travel the world in 2011 with Christina G, a luxury motor yacht built by Kingship in 2010. An unusual itinerary taking in the Philippines, Alaska, West Coast USA and Canada means an interesting opportunity for a family charter next year. The space on this 34 metre yacht has been designed to maximise the options for entertaining a small party. Read More

Superyacht Perle Noire joins Oceanstyle charter fleet

Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Oceanstyle have added Perle Noire to their growing fleet of superyachts. Perle Noire stunning example of the popular 3700 series recently delivered from the Heesen Shipyard. With unrivalled quality of construction and finish, she combines high speeds and impressive range with beautiful interior areas and vast decks. Read More

Icon’s latest superyacht Baton Rouge joins charter fleet of Burgess

Friday, 22 October 2010

Project managed by Burgess Technical Consultancy Services for a long-time client of the company, the 62.5m Baton Rouge features exterior styling by Tim Heywood and a Redman Whiteley Dixon designed interior. Delivered in the Netherlands by Icon Yachts in September 2010, the superyacht made her debut at the 20th Monaco Yacht Show. Read More

Sailing yacht Volterra joins the charter fleet of Churchill Yacht Partners

Thursday, 14 October 2010

Churchill Yacht Partners has anounced that Volterra, an 80’ Palmer Johnson sloop, has joined their charter fleet. Volterra is a modern classic sailing yacht designed to circumnavigate the world safely in comfort and style. While she has indeed traced a stern wake around the globe, she has also distinguished herself on the race course. Read More

Superyacht Solemates joins Luxury Yacht Group charter fleet

Wednesday, 13 October 2010

Luxury Yacht Group proudly returns from this year’s Monaco Yacht Show with an additional yachting jewel in its stable of luxury yachts. Unveiled in Monaco, Solemates, a brand new 200 foot Lürssen will crown the fleet of yachts available for charter worldwide through Luxury Yacht Group. Solemates accommodates up to 12 charter guests. Read More

Lady Sharon Gale ready for the Caribbean Charter Season through RJC Yachts

Wednesday, 13 October 2010

The charter yacht Lady Sharon Gale has just finished her 2010 refit and is ready for the Caribbean Charter Season. This 111’ Broward yacht was formerly known as Strait Jacket. She is a highly customized Broward cockpit motor yacht with unique features such as her retractable hard top, custom fly bridge bar and cockpit area. Read More

Superyachts Majestic and La Mirage join Burgess charter fleet

Monday, 11 October 2010

Burgess has added two yachts to their ever growing charter fleet, Majestic and La Mirage. The 61.20 metre Majestic (ex: Secret) is built by Feadship’s Royal Van Lent yard in the Netherlands, to a design by De Voogt Naval Architects, and interior designer Jim Harris. Majestic is available in the Caribbean this winter. Read More

AENB Yacht Charter Group continues to offer security to charterers in The Balearics

Monday, 4 October 2010

The Balearic Nautical Business Association (AENB) and its yacht charter section is in place to ensure that all charter holidays via their members can be booked and enjoyed with full confidence by their clients. This provides that all regulatory, safety and fiscal obligations are fully met within the broad range of boats offered by over twenty actively engaged members who charter yachts across the islands. Read More

YPI signs 62 metre superyacht Mary-Jean II for charter

Thursday, 23 September 2010

She has been one of the most eagerly awaited launches of the year, a new-build project managed by YPI Management, built by ISA in Ancona, Italy and successfully delivered to her Owner this summer. Now, YPI Charter has announced the Division’s appointment as Exclusive Central Agent for the charter of Mary-Jean II. Read More

The Sacks Group adds King Baby to its charter fleet

Monday, 20 September 2010

The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals recently added King Baby, the Hargrave 100-foot Raised Pilothouse Motor Yacht that launched with great fanfare in 2009, to its Central Agency Charter Fleet. King Baby showcases a fabulous collection of rock ‘n’ roll photography featuring rock legends such as Paul McCartney, Keith Richards, Madonna, Bruce Springsteen and more in every room. Read More

YPI appoints new Head of Charter

Friday, 10 September 2010

Yachting Partners International (YPI Group) has today announced the appointment of Fiona Maureso as the Group’s new Head of Charter. Born in England and a graduate of the University of Bath, Fiona speaks fluent French, “not-so fluent” Italian and is passionate about all things marine. Read More

Superyacht Blue Attraction joins Oceanstyle charter fleet

Monday, 6 September 2010

Oceanstyle have added Blue Attraction to their growing fleet of superyachts. She is an elegant, true little superyacht with 5 spacious cabins. She was lengthened in 1995. Blue Attraction has proven her seaworthiness on numerous Atlantic crossings and cruises in the Pacific, The North Sea, Red Sea and Mediterranean. Read More

Peter Insull’s Yacht Marketing are looking for a Charter Broker

Monday, 30 August 2010

An extraordinary opportunity presents itself for an experienced Charter Broker to join Peter Insull’s in Antibes. The company has a large client data base of individuals and corporates who have chartered through Peter Insull’s over the last 25 years. Suitably-qualified brokers would have access to this list to develop ongoing relationships with these clients. Read More

Superyacht Sirius joins Feadship charter fleet

Monday, 23 August 2010

Feadship Royal Van Lent has launched Sirius, the fourth yacht in its F45 Vantage customseries. The exclusive F45 concept brings together all of Feadship’s expertise in design, construction, engineering, systems and materials to great effect. And Sirius offers all the benefits of the experience built up on three previous projects. Read More 

CNI presents new charter yachts and alternative charter destinations

Thursday, 12 August 2010

CNI’s Charter Marketing Department has announced a selection of new Central Agency appointments to the CNI charter fleet. The 42m Calliope was launched by Holland Jachtbouw earlier this summer and has spent her first few weeks cruising in Norway. Calliope is an excellent combination of engineering and design. Read More

Tamsen superyacht Namaste joins charter fleet of Peter Insull

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

Peter Insull's Yacht Marketing has announced their appointment as Central Agents for the charter of superyacht Namaste. Launched by Tamsen Yachts in 2008, this 40 metre motor yacht features an innovative interior that blurs the edges between indoor and outdoor living. Read More

Churchill Yacht Partners add Achape to charter fleet

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

Churchill Yacht Partners has announced Apache, 105’ N2A Navale Aluminium Atlantique ketch as the latest addition to the charter fleet. Apache is a sleek, fast and fun sailing yacht with an aft steering cockpit and a center cockpit for entertaining and dining. Below decks she offers accommodations for 8 guests in in four staterooms. Read More

Charter Special: Cruising Croatia onboard luxury yacht Orlando L

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

Fraser Yachts and the owner of Orlando L invited me for a cruise onboard the 24 metre charter yacht to explore the Croatian Dalmatian Coast. It was a Sunday afternoon that I landed at Split airport. After collecting my luggage, I was greeted by the yacht’s captain, Ivo Erceg, who had arranged a limousine pick up. Read More

New day charter company emerges in South Florida

Thursday, 29 July 2010

A new day charter company has emerged in the marketplace for clients seeking less than 7 days on a yacht. JustYachtRentals.com is filling the void and is capitalizing on a much-needed niche in South Florida. Dhardra Blake manages the fleet of yachts available for day charter. Read More

YCO adds superyachts YII and Sealyon to charter fleet

Monday, 26 July 2010

YCO has announced the addition of YII and Sealyon to its charter fleet this summer. Sealyon is a sleek and stylish Mangusta, perfect for zipping around the Med in style. Launched in 2006, Sealyon welcomes guests in a modern and versatile layout including an additional interior saloon located forward as well as the traditional open saloon aft. Read More

Superyacht Glaze joins YPI charter fleet

Tuesday, 6 July 2010

Fresh from a major Florida refit she is now in the best condition ever since she was launched in 2007, now Glaze (ex Lady Michelle) starts the 2010/11 charter season as the latest CA signing with YPI Charter - the retail and charter marketing division of Yachting Partners International (YPI Group). Read More 

Superyacht charter review: Turkish delights on board Metsuyan IV

Saturday, 3 July 2010

A recent invitation by Edmiston, to join them on a 4 day charter in Turkey, provided the perfect opportunity to explore this beautiful unspoilt area, on board one of the region’s finest superyachts, Metsuyan IV. Our itinerary would take us from Göcek to Fethiye, with stops in beautiful tranquil anchorages along the way. Read More

Mirabella III joins CNI charter fleet

Wednesday, 30 June 2010

CNI’s Charter Department has announced a selection of new Central Agency appointments to the CNI fleet. Mirabella III is coming out of an extensive refit that brings her into a new era of environmentally friendly sailing yachts, using only the greenest and highest-quality fuels for propulsion and generators when she isn’t under sail. Read More 

Superyacht Obsession joins CSO Yachts charter fleet

Tuesday, 29 June 2010

Superyacht Obsession has joined the CSO Yachts charter fleet. Obsession is the result of a fantastic Bannenberg Design and was built in 1991. Her current owner refitted her completely over the winter 2008/2009 which gives her an "as new" condition. The interior of Obsession is a reflection of the owners desires, wishes, and taste. Read More 

Manifiq joins charter fleet of Imperial Yachts

Friday, 11 June 2010

Following her recent delivery, the 41 metre Mondomarine Manifiq has now joined the charter fleet of Imperial Yachts. The exterior lines of Manifiq have designed by Cor D. Rover and she has an interior by Luca Dini Design. Imperial Yachts is a yacht charter, management and brokerage company with offices in Monaco and Moscow.Read More 

Bristolian and Aspiration L join charter fleet of BCR Logemann

Thursday, 10 June 2010

BCR Logemann welcome two sailing yachts to their charter fleet; the 29m Bristolian and the 26.79m Aspiration L. Bristolian was launched by CNB in 1989 as Mari-Cha II, and underwent an extensive refit in 2002 above and below decks, bringing her to a new level. Aspiration L, designed by German Frers, is the ideal performance cruiser. Read More

Churchill Yacht Partners add Tigers Eye to charter fleet

Tuesday, 8 June 2010

Churchill Yacht Partners have welcomed Tigers Eye, 98’ Hargrave 2007 M/Y, as the latest addition to the charter fleet. Tigers Eye is a lovely yacht with a light, understated interior creating a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere for her guests. She offers accommodations for up to 9 in 4 staterooms and is under the command of Captain Rick Harris + 3 crew. Read More

Superyacht Mi Sueno joins charter fleet of International Yacht Collection

Thursday, 3 June 2010

The Monaco office of International Yacht Collection (IYC) has announced their appointment as the central agent for the charter of the recently launched superyacht Mi Sueno. Built by Trinity yachts, she will be available for charter in July, 2010. A beautiful 190' (58m) tri-deck with a spacious 33' (10.13m) beam, she is built from aluminum. Read More

Superyacht Stop The Press joins charter fleet of The Sacks Group

Friday, 28 May 2010

Built by Lazzara Yachts in 2002, Stop The Press boasts speeds of up to 26 knots thanks to her twin MTU DDEC 16V-2000 main engines. Trac Marine stabilizers ensure her guests will have a smooth , stable ride. She is equipped with an up-to-date audio/visual entertainment system, including wireless internet throughout the superyacht. Read More

Superyacht Kathleen Anne joins Edmiston charter fleet

Monday, 24 May 2010

Edmiston have added Kathleen Anne to their charter portfolio. Built by Koninklijke De Vries Scheepsbouw in Aalsmeer, the Netherlands she features a modern exterior from the boards of Guido de Groot and an elegant contemporary interior by Bannenberg & Rowell Design. she can accommodate 10 guests. Read More 

Superyacht Dhaainkan'baa for charter through Buckingham Yachts

Friday, 21 May 2010

New to the charter fleet of Buckingham Yachts is superyacht Dhaainkan'baa. The 44 metre luxury yacht accommodates 14 guests in 6 double staterooms and 1 twin cabin. Dhaainkan'baa was built in the Maldives in 2009 and is owned by a local company, committed to offering a truly authentic Maldivian charter experience. Read More 

Odessa joins Edmiston charter fleet

Friday, 21 May 2010

Odessa is the latest superyacht to join the expanding charter fleet of Edmiston & Company. Odessa represents the utmost in pure and simple elegance and features everything guests could desire; spacious and versatile accommodation, the latest entertainment facilities and a vast array of watersports. Read More

46.5 Metre 2010 Benetti Illusion joins CNI charter fleet

Thursday, 13 May 2010

CNI have announced that the 46.55m (152’7) Illusion, due for delivery this Spring from the Benetti Yard, will be joining the charter fleet. This smooth lined Benetti provides massive interior guest areas and exceptional deck space. Her Galeazzi of Rome and Argent Design of London interior is inviting in its warm blend of colours. Read More

Shawn Laird joins Northrop and Johnson as Charter Marketing Manager

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

Northrop and Johnson Luxury Collection is pleased to announce the addition of Shawn Laird to the Fort Lauderdale office. Prior to joining Northrop and Johnson, Shawn honed her skills in the yachting industry working for Fraser Yachts, Koch, Newton & Partners and Bob Saxon Associates. Read More

Superyacht Big Fish already booked first charter

Tuesday, 4 May 2010

Still more than a month away from completion and delivery, 45M Big Fish, has already booked its first yacht charter. The booking, for a 10-day charter in Tahiti in August, originated with Cindy Brown of Ultra Marine of New York and Allan Jouning of 37S, Big Fish’s listing agent. Big Fish is a five-stateroom vessel and carries a crew of 10. Read More

Golden Horn joins Ocean Independence charter fleet

Monday, 3 May 2010

Ocean Independece have announced that they are the new central agents for the charter of Golden Horn. Golden Horn was built by R.B. Dereli in 2007. Designed by Fryco, Golden Horn was built to Lloyds class and she can accommodate 10 guests. She is available for a weekly rate of €110.000 to €120.000. Read More

Blue Bird of 1938 joins charter fleet of Edmiston

Thursday, 22 April 2010

Sophia Rork of the Edmiston charter team informs SuperYachtTimes.com that the classic motor yacht Blue Bird of 1938 has just joined their expanding charter fleet. Blue Bird was originally built by Goole Shipyard in 1938 for Sir Malcolm Campbell. Designed by Scottish naval architects G.L. Watson. Read More

ISA superyacht Olah joins charter fleet of Ocean Independence

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

The 47.50 metre Olah has just joined the charter fleet of Ocean Independence. Olah was built by ISA Yachts in 2005 to a design of Walter Franchini Architetto with an interior by Cristiano Gatto Design. The light and elegant interior of Olah accommodates up to 10 guests. The superyacht has a confirmed berth for the Monaco Grand Prix Read More

Superyacht Peftasteri joins charter fleet of Aris Drivas Yachting

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

Aris Drivas Yachting has welcomed Peftasteri to their charter fleet. She is a stunning 37.5 metre superyacht that features an airy, modern interior in warm shades of brown, white and beige. The spacious main saloon is perfect for casual or formal entertaining with her elegant, yet comfortable decor. Read More

Feadship superyacht Time For Us joins charter fleet of Burgess

Monday, 19 April 2010

At the end of March SuperYachtTimes.com reported that the 52 metre Feadship superyacht Time For Us was listed for sale by Burgess; we have now received news from the charter team that she has also joined their charter fleet. Time For Us was built by Feadship Koninklijke De Vries in 1994 to a design of De Voogt Naval Architects. Read More

Superyacht Illusion joins charter fleet of Edmiston

Friday, 16 April 2010

The 55 metre Feadship Illusion is the latest superyacht to join the expanding charter fleet of Edmiston. Illusion was originally built by Feadship Royal Van Lent in 1983 to a design of De Voogt. Over the last few years Illusion had several major refits, which included a completely new interior to a design of Bannenberg & Rowell Design. Read More

Superyacht Pegasus joins Edmiston charter fleet

Friday, 26 March 2010

Following an extensive ten-month refit at the Feadship Koninklijke De Vries Makkum shipyard, the 52 metre superyacht Pegasus has now joined the charter fleet of Edmiston. The luxury charter yacht accommodates 12 guests in her stunning interior. The sun deck offers a large Jacuzzi, plunge pool and a gym. Read More

CSO Yachts add Mayama to their charter fleet

Thursday, 25 March 2010

CSO's Adrien Camellini has announced to SuperYachtTimes.com the latest addition to their Charter Fleet. Mayama, built by the reknown Couach Shipyard in 2007, has been undergoing an interior refit during the winter 2009/2010. She accommodates 8 guests in 4 cabins, and features an enormous flybridge. Read More 

Superyacht Ti Voglio Tanto Bene joins charter fleet of OceanStyle

Thursday, 11 March 2010

OceanStyle Yachting has announced their appointment as the central charter agent for morot yacht Ti Voglio Tanto Bene. Built in 2007, Ti Voglio Tanto Bene is an evolution of the ISA 133 series. With her striking exterior lines, the superyacht provides a combination of generous volume and excellent performance. Read More

Superyacht charter news from Camper & Nicholsons International

Thursday, 4 March 2010

Camper & Nicholson International’s charter management division have welcomed the 78.6m (257’8) Princess Mariana to the fleet. Designed by Espen Oeino and with an interior by François Zuretti, she is an exemplary charter vessel packed full of innovative and exhilarating features. She is available this summer in the Mediterranean. Read More 

Leopard superyachts Pure and Pure One join Edmiston’s charter fleet

Thursday, 4 March 2010

The charter team of Edmiston informs SuperYachtTimes.com of their latest charter listings; the Leopard 32 Pure and the Leopard 46 Pure One. Pure One, the flagship Leopard, is the result of a winning partnership between the Arno Shipyard and Pure Design. Twelve guests are accommodated comfortably on this immense open cruiser. Read More

Amazon charters on superyacht Zenith

Monday, 1 March 2010

The 2008 built Zenith is a 36m superyacht, available for charter in the heart of the Amazon. Zenith is offered by CP Yachts & Expeditions, an exclusive high class company based in the Amazon – Brazil, that owns and operates amazing superyachts, offering unique high end eco private cruises and extraordinary Amazon peacock bass fishing expeditions.  Read More 

Superyacht Mariu joins charter fleet of Masters

Thursday, 18 February 2010

Following her sale by joint central agents Large Yacht Solutions and Masters, the 49.90 metre superyacht Mariu has now joined the charter fleet of Masters. She was built by the Italian shipyard Codecasa in 2003 for Giorgio Armani who also designed her interior. Mariu features the latest in technology. Read More

Superyacht Out joins Edmiston’s charter fleet

Thursday, 18 February 2010

Available for charters from May 2010, the 47 metre superyacht Out has just joined the Edmiston charter fleet. Out was built by Amtec in 2002 to a design of Soyaslan Design. After a radical refit, Out revolves around four alluring concepts: maximum interior and exterior volume, chic minimalism and clean modern design, large square windows. Read More 

Sofia of Tortola joins Ocean Independence charter fleet

Wednesday, 17 February 2010

Ocean Independence has welcomed Sofia of Tortola to their charter fleet. She is a lovely Benetti Legend that features an airy interior, including an ultra-modern saloon, in warm shades of brown and beige. Sofia of Tortola features an interior volume to rival many 30 metre super yachts. She easily accommodates up to 8 guests in 4 cabins. Read More

New 62m Benetti superyacht Bistango joins Burgess’ charter fleet

Monday, 15 February 2010

New to the charter fleet of Burgess is the 62 metre Bistango. Currently in the final stages of construction at the Livorno shipyard of Benetti, Bistango will be available in the Mediterranean this summer for her inaugural charter season. The luxury charter yacht offers accommodation for 12 guests, served by a crew of 14. Read More

Superyacht Let it Be joins Oceanstyle charter fleet

Friday, 12 February 2010

OceanStyle Yachting has just added Let it Be to their central agency charter fleet. This 37 metre superyacht was built by the Italian Tecnomarine shipyard in 1998. According to her broker, comfort and stability are paramount throughout the vessel. The yacht accommodates up to ten guests. Read More

Superyacht Mirage joins Edmiston charter fleet

Friday, 5 February 2010

Edmiston has welcomed Mirage to their charterfleet. Mirage offers the speed of a sportsboat, yet the luxury of a superyacht. She is in fact one of the fastest yachts in the world, reaching top speeds of 50 knots. She is the second yacht in the Baia One Hundred series, built in Campania. Mirage is powered by three top-of-the-line MTU engines. Read More 

Superyacht Onyx joins Ocean Independence charter fleet

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

Onyx, a 38.50m superyacht, built in 2009 and sister ship to the equally jaw-dropping 4H, will be available for charter through her central agent Ocean Independence, in the West Med from June onwards. Lifting gull wings, sea terraces and a grey metallic finish will guarantee you’ll not go unnoticed when entering the hot spots in the South of France. Read More

The Sacks group add Lady Di to charter fleet

Tuesday, 2 February 2010

The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals have announced of Lady Di to their Central Agency Charter Marketing Fleet. Lady Di offers luxurious accommodations and exciting water-sports activities – and is currently available for highly competitive charter rates. Lady Di fills an important niche in The Sacks Group Charter Fleet. Read More

Peter Insull's Yacht Marketing add superyacht Dionea to their charter fleet

Thursday, 28 January 2010

Peter Insull's Yacht Marketing is pleased to announce their appointment as Central Agents of superyacht Dionea for charter. Dionea is a 51.50 metres which was launched in 1962 by Felszegi shipyard of Muggia as a high standard ferry-boat and operated until 1991. In 2003, the current Owner converted her into a luxury yacht. Read More

Superyacht Candyscape II joins Edmiston charter fleet

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

Edmiston are offering the outstanding 61.8m Candyscape II for charter. Candyscape II features a complex design by Espen Oeino, that raises the benchmark within its class for innovative design. She has a beautiful interior designed by UK based designers Candy & Candy, who also designed the interior of the owner's previous superyacht. Read More

At Last joins charter fleet of Churchill Yacht Partners

Monday, 25 January 2010

Churchill Yacht Partners has welcomed At Last, as the latest addition to their charter fleet. At Last was built at Heesen Yachts as l’Aquasition. Since then she’s had several owners and names but best known in the charter world as Artful Dodger. Her current owner completely refitted the engine room and interior over a period of two years. Read More 

Heavenly Daze joins charter fleet of Ocean Independence

Friday, 22 January 2010

The 32 metre classic Feadship Heavenly Daze has joined the charter fleet of Ocean Independence, and will be available in the Western Mediterranean this summer at a rate of EU 45,000 – EU 50,000 per week. Heavenly Daze’s present owner has paid much needed attention to this wonderful classic superyacht. Read More 

Superyacht Ariete Primo for charter through Floating Life

Friday, 22 January 2010

The 44m Ariete Primo offers all the charm and originality of its background as a tugboat that has travelled the oceans of the world. Transformed into an elegant yacht for exclusive cruises, Ariete Primo has preserved all the elegance of Old England. Precious woodwork and furnishings create a warm, cosy interior where nothing is left up to chance.  Read More 

Sofico joins charter fleet of Yachting Partners International

Thursday, 21 January 2010

YPI Charter is pleased to confirm the Division’s appointment as Central Agent for CRN’s 43 metre displacement yacht Sofico. Built in 2009 by CRN Yachts, Sofico is the fourth “maxi-yacht” in the CRN 43 composite series. Styled by CRN with interiors by Studio Zuccon International Project, she has all the space and volume of a 50-metre superyacht. Read More

Fraser Yachts add superyacht Pretty Woman to charterfleet

Tuesday, 12 January 2010

Fraser Yachts announces that they have added the new 39-metre luxury ocean-going Hakvoort Pretty Womanscheduled for delivery in 2010, to their charter fleet. Ideal for chartering, she will provide sumptuous accommodation for up to 12 guests. The interior of Pretty Woman will be in a modern nautical style. Read More

Superyacht Grace joins charter fleet of Peter Insull

Tuesday, 12 January 2010

Fiona Maureso of Peter Insull's Yacht Marketing announces their appointment as the central agents for the 158'/48.35 metre motor yacht Grace, available for charter in the Norwegian fjords. Launched in 2004 and built in the style of the early passenger vessels, Grace is a definitely a “gentleman’s yacht”. Read More

Attimo and Synergy join YPI Charter fleet

Monday, 11 January 2010

YPI Charter, the Charter Retail/Charter Marketing division of Yachting Partners International (a part of the BRS Group) has announced the Division’s latest CA appointments for 2010 – CMN’s beautiful 31m sloop Attimo and the superb Falcon 100 Synergy. Synergy was launched in 2003 and proved to be an immediate success with charterers. Read More 

Superyacht Excellence III joins Moran Yacht & Ship charter fleet

Tuesday, 5 January 2010

Moran Yacht & ship have announced that Excellence III has joined their charter fleet. Excellence III was built by Abeking & Rasmussen and features styling by Donald Starkey Design. Excellence III offers accomodation for a total of 12 guests. She features a large master stateroom on the main deck, and a VIP cabin on the bridge deck. Read More

Westport 112 Silver Moon joins charter fleet of RJC Yachts

Tuesday, 5 January 2010

Just before the Holiday season the team of RJC Yachts closed the sale for the Westport 112 Silver Moon. The repeat client took possession of his new megayacht just days before Christmas. Silver Moon was built in 2004 and immediately joined RJC’s charter fleet after her sale. She will be available for the spring charter season in Florida. Read More

Kingfisher available for last minute Christmas and New Year bookings

Tuesday, 22 December 2009

Last week, during the Antigua Charter Show, we were welcomed on board the beautiful Feadship Kingfisher. Kingfisher combines Feadship charm and elegance with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Her interior features beautifully crafted cherry wood, custom made wool carpets, Baccarat crystal and Hermes tableware. Read More

The Sacks Group reports successful Antigua and St. Maarten Charter Shows

Monday, 21 December 2009

The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals (TSGYP) reported a rise in luxury charter vacation inquiries and bookings for the Caribbean holiday and winter season following a successful showing at the recent MYBA St. Maarten Charter Show and the Antigua Charter Yacht Show. Three yachts from TSGYP’s Charter Marketing Fleet participated in the shows. Read More 

Princess Iluka completes major rebuild and joins charter market

Friday, 18 December 2009

New to the Australian and South Pacific charter market is the 35m (115 ft) Princess Iluka. With her sumptuous interior and sleek exterior, the superyacht will not fail to impress. Built originally in Tasmania in 1979 from Tasmanian Oak and Huon Pine, the transformation is nothing short of striking – with a genuine claim as a piece of Australian history. Read More

Superyacht Lady Ellen joins Edmiston charter fleet

Thursday, 17 December 2009

Edmiston has just added the 38 metre Lady Ellen to their central agency charter fleet. Lady Ellen was built in Italy by the BenettiSailDivision in 1996. The luxury charter yacht is currently undergoing a complete upgrade of the interior and will be ready in time for the Mediterranean season. Lady Ellen comfortably accommodates 10 guests in five cabins. Read More

Blind Date joins charter fleet of Peter Insull’s Yacht Marketing

Monday, 14 December 2009

Peter Insull's Yacht Marketing announces that it has been appointed Central Agent for the charter of the brand new 161' Trinity Blind Date, which was one of the stars of the recent Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The yacht will charter in the Caribbean this winter, based in St Maarten. Her summer location has yet to be determined. Read More

Sanlorenzo 88 Marcelina joins charter fleet of OceanStyle

Wednesday, 25 November 2009

OceanStyle Yachting has just added Marcelina of London to their central agency charter fleet. The superyacht was built by the Italian Sanlorenzo shipyard in 2007 and will be available in the Western Mediterranean. The 26.7 metre luxury charter yacht accommodates 8/10 guests in 2 double and 2 twin cabins, both with Pullman berths. Read More

Bleu de Nimes offered for charter in the Pacific

Tuesday, 24 November 2009

For the first time, the 59 metre Bleu de Nimes is offered for charter in the Pacific. She is currently located in the Solomon Islands and from there will cruise to the Marshall Islands to spend Christmas and New Year. During the summer months of 2010 she will be available around Fiji and the surrounding islands. Read More 

Five superyachts join Burgess’ charter fleet

Monday, 23 November 2009

The charter team of Burgess announces that they have added five new motor yachts to their charter fleet, ranging from the 37 metre Benetti Red Anchor to the 47.55 metre Vajoliroja. Vajoliroja returns to the charter market after an absence following a total refit by her new owner which has resulted in an imaginative, eclectic interior.

Schooner Nautilus joins YPI Charter Fleet

Friday, 20 November 2009

YPI Charter has been appointed as the central agent for the charter of the high performance, classically designed 37-metre Schooner Nautilus. Launched in 2008, Nautilus is a beautifully crafted mahogany schooner rigged to maximum performance, offering a total sail span of 789 sq metres with a stately motoring speed of 12/13 knots. Read More

Four Aces and Golden Compass join charter fleet of IYC

Wednesday, 18 November 2009

IYC (International Yacht Collection, LLC.) has added the 56 metre Four Aces and 46 metre Golden Compass to their charter fleet. Four Aces is a steel full displacement motoryacht built by Benetti in 2005 and refit in 2008. The superyacht is based for Winter in St. Maarten and in the South of France for Summer. Read More

Superyacht Miss Michelle joins charter fleet of The Sacks Group

Friday, 13 November 2009

The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals are pleased to announce that Miss Michelle, the sparkling new 130-foot (40M) Westport, has joined their Charter Marketing Fleet. The first yacht to be launched in the newly restyled Westport 40M Series, Miss Michelle accommodates 10 guests in five large staterooms, including a full-beam, main-deck master suite.Read More

Superyacht Daniella arrives in the Red Sea

Friday, 13 November 2009

Barbara Mueller of Ocean Independence announces that M/Y Daniella arrived in Eilat, Israel and is still available for charters in and around the beautiful waters of the Red Sea for Christmas & New Year. The 33.5 metre superyacht was refitted in 2009 and sleeps 8 guests in 4 cabins, served by a crew of 6. Read More

Luxury charter yacht Murcielago relocates to the Caribbean

Wednesday, 11 November 2009

As the Mediterranean Season has drawn to a close, the charter team at Oceanstyle confirms that the Sunseeker Murcielago is about to arrive in Antigua to continue charters throughout the 2009/2010 winter. The yacht was designed with plenty of outdoor sunning room as well as an upper saloon with eight skylights and a retractable sunroof. Read More

Feadship’s Blue Moon joins charter fleet of Northrop and Johnson

Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Luxury motor yacht Blue Moon is a 60m Feadship launched in 2005 by the team of Royal Van Lent, De Voogt Naval Architects, and styling by Donald Starkey Design. In addition to the 1,200 square foot Owner’s Suite incorporating a private office and gymnasium, Blue Moon offers five guest staterooms to accommodate 12 guests in luxury and style. Read More

Alternative luxury yacht charter destinations from Camper & Nicholsons International

Tuesday, 27 October 2009

The 56m (184’) Galaxy has announced that she is heading to the Seychelles and Maldives for charters this coming winter season. Sleeping 12 guests and with a crew of 14, this award winning Benetti cuts an impressive figure on the waves and is perfect for the adventurous charterers wanting to explore the idyllic islands of the Indian Ocean. Read More

Three superyachts join Burgess' Charter Fleet

Tuesday, 20 October 2009

Burgess has announced that three new superyachts have joined their charter fleet. The first yacht is Sequel P, a brand new 54.7m Proteksan Turquoise. Sequel P was built especially for charter by a discerning owner and project has been managed by Burgess New Construction in conjunction with the yacht's experienced captain. Read More

Necker Belle joins the Burgess charter fleet

Thursday, 15 October 2009

Launched in 2003 as Lady Barbaretta by the CMN shipyard in France, the 32 metre (105ft) Necker Belle has just emerged from an extensive two year refit at Azzura Yachts in Australia. Not only is she an exciting new addition to the Burgess central agency charter fleet, but she is also the latest offering in the portfolio of Virgin Limited Edition. Read More

M/Y Wanderlust joins the Sacks Group charter fleet

Friday, 9 October 2009

Few yachts are better named than Wanderlust, a 118-foot (36-meter) jet boat with a shallow draft that lets her go anywhere her guests desire – even in the shallow waters of Florida and The Bahamas. The Sacks Group are pleased to announce that Wanderlust has joined their Charter Marketing Fleet as a Central Agency Yacht. Read More

Elena joins YCO charter fleet

Wednesday, 16 September 2009

YCO has announced to SuperYachtTimes.com its appointment as the Central Agency for Charter for the newly launched schooner Elena, a contemporary recreation of the 1928 Trans Atlantic record holder designed by Nathaniel Herreshoff. Elena is koining the classic yacht circuit just in time for the Autumn regattas. Read More

CRN’s 60 metre Blue Eyes joins Burgess Charter Fleet

Friday, 28 August 2009

Burgess has announced that the 60 metre CRN Blue Eyes has joined their charter fleet. Delivered in July, 2009, the superyacht was designed by Zuccon International Project and the in-house team of CRN, with interior design by Fabrizio Smania Company. Blue Eyes offers accommodation for up to 12 guests, with an owner’s suite that features a balcony. Read More

Oceanco’s Caprice joins charter fleet of International Yacht Collection

Thursday, 6 August 2009

International Yacht Collection has announced their appointment as the central agent for the charter of M/Y Caprice. Caprice is a 123' (37.5m) Oceanco superyacht built in 1994 with substantial refit in 2005. She sleeps 8 guests in 4 staterooms. Designed by Gerhard Gilgenast, the superyacht features an exquisite interior by Donald Starkey. Read More

Charter Special III: Finest superyachts over 40m at the Genoa Charter Show

Friday, 19 June 2009

Recently Genoa hosted the MYBA Charter Show. SuperYachtTimes.com visited over 40 superyachts over the course of three days, and we will bring you a series of articles about the best charter yachts available. Today we bring you part two of our selection of fantastic superyachts for charter, over 40 meters. Read More

Mystique joins charter fleet of Northrop and Johnson

Wednesday, 17 June 2009

Northrop and Johnson has announced that Mystique has been added to the charter fleet. Mystique is a 50m Oceanfast with interior Design by Steve Mallory and accommodates 10 to 12 guests in luxury and style. Unusual, for a large motor yacht she is powered with a jet drive and has a cruising speed of 27 knots. Read More

Sunseeker 84 Phantom and Pershing 90 Peter K join charter fleet of YPI

Tuesday, 16 June 2009

YPI Charter, a Division of Yachting Partners International, has announced an exciting new CA – the brand new Sunseeker Predator 84 Phantom. She is brand spanking new and raring to charter,’ Jacqueline tells us. Built to high specification, this eye-catching and large open yacht boasts generous interior proportions and some very versatile exterior options. Read More 

New superyachts for charter through Fraser Yachts

Monday, 15 June 2009

Fraser Yachts informs SuperYachtTimes.com that they have signed a number of new listings for charter, including the Oceanco Amevi. Amevi was completed by the Dutch shipyard in 2006 and built to a design of Nuvolari & Lenard. This summer she will cruise the Western Mediterranean and the 80 metre yacht is still open for bookings in June and September. Read More

Devotion joins charter fleet of Northrop & Johnson

Wednesday, 10 June 2009

Northrop and Johnson has announced the addition of Devotion (ex Marjorie Morningstar) to the Charter Fleet. This 143’ expedition-style superyacht was completely rebuild byStabbert Maritime and she boasts 6 staterooms, plus crew of 8, and is now available in Alaska from $135,000 per week, plus expenses.. Read More

Charter Special III: Finest superyachts under 40m at the Genoa Charter Show

Friday, 5 June 2009

From 4 to 8 May 2009, Genoa hosted the MYBA Charter Show. SuperYachtTimes.com visited over 40 superyachts that were on display at this year's show in Genoa, and we will bring you a series of articles about the best charter yachts available. Today we bring you a selection of five fantastic superyachts for charter, under 40 meters. Read More

Charter M/Y Muse in New England

Thursday, 4 June 2009

Tired of the whirlwind Mediterranean scene in high summer and never being able to get a berth in St Tropez? Well, now is the time to try something completely different. Escape instead to the picturesque coastal haunts of New England aboard Muse, an elegant 123ft (37.5m) Palmer Johnson motor yacht. Read More

Nave Barbara for charter through West Coast International

Wednesday, 3 June 2009

Italian superyacht broker and full MYBA Member West Coast International is pleased to announce their appointment as the central agent for the charter of M/Y Nave Barbara. The 30 metre expedition superyacht can accommodate 10 guests in 2 double cabins and 3 twin cabins, all with en-suite bathroom facilities. Read More

Baglietto’s Blue Eyes for charter through Mortola Yacht & Ship Brokers

Tuesday, 2 June 2009

Last month the 42 metre Blue Eyes joined the charter fleet of Mortola Yacht & Ship Brokers, who displayed her at the recent MYBA Charter Show in Genoa. Designed by Francesco Paszkowski, the Baglietto built luxury yacht features a classic interior by Studio Smania and accommodates up to 10 guests. Read More

Charter Special II: Finest 40m+ superyachts at the Genoa Charter Show (1)

Thursday, 28 May 2009

From 4 to 8 May 2009, Genoa hosted the MYBA Charter Show. This is one of the most important international exhibitions dedicated to charter professionals and superyachts. SuperYachtTimes.com visited over 40 superyachts that were on display at this year's show, and we will bring you a series of articles about the best charter yachts available. Read More

Charter Special I: Feadship's 46m superyacht Jana

Wednesday, 27 May 2009

With the Mediterranean charter season about to kick off, SuperYachtTimes.com will publish a series of charter articles, on the best charter yachts available this season, and we start off with Jana. Recently I was welcomed aboard this 152ft (46m) Feadship for a unique lunch, organized by Ocean Independence and Jana's crew.. Read More

Brand new Riva joins OceanStyle charter fleet

Wednesday, 27 May 2009

Built in 2009, Navi is a sleek and stylish looking yacht with an informal and understated interior. Your attention is grabbed by the striking exterior with a deep and black hull and contrasting Riva crème superstructure. At 75.4ft (23m) and with twin 1.524hp MTU engines Navi is capable of cruising at 22 knots and has a maximum speed in the region of 31 knots. Read More

Sundene for charter through Melita Marine

Wednesday, 20 May 2009

At the recent MYBA Genoa Charter Show, Melita Marine showcased the latest addition to their charter fleet, Motor yacht Sundene. The 24.50 metre Sundene was built in Taiwan in 2002 and is powered by twin Caterpillar engines. Sundene is based in the Mediterranean and will be available from EU 25,000. Read More

Nautor Swan 82 Crackerjack joins the BCR Yachts charter fleet

Monday, 18 May 2009

BCR Yachts are proud to announce the latest addition to the charter fleet, S/Y Crackerjack. Crackerjack was launched in July 2008 by Nautor Swan in Finland for an owner with plenty of sailing experience. Built with guests in mind, Crackerjack has a bright and spacious interior and all the little extras to make guests feel at home. Read More

Heesen’s new 4400 Jems for charter through YCO

Wednesday, 29 April 2009

YCO are delighted to announce the arrival of M/Y Jems to the charter market this summer. This latest launch from Heesen combines impressive top speeds and a unique, ultra modern interior complete with state of the art audio visual equipment including. Perfect for those seeking something truly stylish, Jems has large volumes both interior and exterior. Read More

The Sacks Group helps a client take the "Charter of a Lifetime"

Friday, 27 March 2009

This winter, American entrepreneur Joe Hollingsworth, Jr. finally realized his dream of taking family and friends on an extended Caribbean cruise aboard a luxury charter yacht, with help from The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals. The charter, which lasted for 29 days, spanned the Caribbean island chain from Grenada to St. Maarten. Read More

Yachting Partners International adds four superyachts to their charter fleet

Friday, 13 March 2009

Eleonora was built in 2000 following the original lines of the legendary racing schooner Westward. It is considered as one of the greatest designs by Herreshoff. Without sacrificing the luxurious comfort, her interiors display the elegance of another age and many of the fittings were specially commissioned for her. Read More

Charter opportunity of a lifetime on board Sherakhan

Friday, 20 February 2009

Sherakhan has arrived in the Caribbean in December to start off another successful charterseason. Moored in Sint Maarten, she and is available for the Caribbean season until the first of April 2009. In 2008, Sherakhan has been repainted on the outside. In daytime she is dark blue, in the evening anthracite grey and in the night she looks black. Read More

February superyacht charter news from CNI

Wednesday, 18 February 2009

CNI are delighted to announce that six of the CNI charter fleet have been nominated as finalists for the World Superyacht Awards 2009. Shortlisted from a record number of nominations, nominations include the 73m (240’) Siren, the 60m (196’) Amnesia, the 60m (196’) Xanadu, the 54.2m (177’9) Maraya, the 43m (141’) Hana and the 43.65m (143’2) Sedation. Read More

Coca VI latest addition to the CSO Yachts charter fleet

Wednesday, 11 February 2009

Coca VI is the latest addition to the CSO Yachts central agency charter fleet. Built by Leopard (Arno) in 2000, this yacht of 26.8m reveals a spacious interior with clean lines and light wood finish and is fitted with the latest in technology. Her design is resolutely contemporary. Perfectly equipped for water sports with a 3.20m tender and a jet ski of 200 hp. Read More

Charter News from YPI Charter

Friday, 23 January 2009

Carine Zanotti, Charter Marketing Manager with YPI Charter, a Division of Yachting Partners International, has announce their latest CA., Indulgence of Poole, is now taking bookings for charter during the Cannes Film Festival, Monaco Grand Prix and summer 2009 on the Mediterranean. This Mangusta 85’ is ideal for family cruises and corporate events. Read More

Latest superyacht charter news from YPI Charter

Monday, 19 January 2009

S.Y. Signe has just completed an amazing charter in Venezuela and the Captain is very keen to go back there! YPI Charter now has a fantastic itinerary leaving from Grenada or Trinidad and heading to Venezuela put together especially for those Clients who enjoy discovering wild life, nature and of course some amazing sailing! Read More

Superyacht charter news from Camper & Nicholsons International

Friday, 5 December 2008

The CNI charter division in Monaco welcomes the CMN-built 60m (196’) Cloud 9 to the charter fleet. For the first time in the history of the Maldives it is now possible to charter a locally based crewed yacht to explore the islands in style. The two new CNI central agencies are the Sultan’s Way 007, a 31.3m (103’) Azimut, and the Sultan’s Way 001, a Leonardo 98. Read More

Superyacht charter news from Edmiston

Thursday, 4 December 2008

Utopia is the largest and most highly specified Feadship for charter. Her incredible stability and comfort result in a yacht with a very special status. Connected by a sweeping staircase, her sun and upper deck are two of the largest and most attractive terraces afloat. Her interior volume is staggering. Read More

Linda Lou joins IYC charter fleet

Friday, 14 November 2008

IYC (International Yacht Collection, LLC.), has announced the addition of their latest superyacht to join their charter fleet; Linda Lou. This sensational Lurssen yacht is now available for the first time on the luxury charter market. Linda Lou has been busy cruising privately since her much heralded launch in 2006. Read More

Wednesday, 10 March 2010

Fraser Yachts March charter news

Monday, 22 February 2010

Edmiston launches Charter Directory

Thursday, 11 February 2010

YCO 2010 charter guide launched

Wednesday, 4 November 2009

OCI adds My Trust to their charter fleet

Wednesday, 24 December 2008

Virginia Mia for charter through YPI

Wednesday, 12 November 2008

News announcement from MYBA

Wednesday, 22 October 2008

Piano Bar wins Best in Show award

Friday, 6 June 2008

Feadship enters charter business

Friday, 30 May 2008

Folio Charter opens in Moscow

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