Get fit this winter with one of these sporty yacht charters

Written by Laura Nicholls

Now the world is reopening, many are looking forward to visiting the holiday destinations they have been yearning for during the Covid-19 lockdown. There are plenty of options to choose from – but those offered by charter agency Exmar Yachting provide a chance to do something different. Douce France yacht travel marketing With a fleet of yachts kitted out with unique sports gear, Exmar’s adventure-focused charter experiences are already a firm favourite for regular charterers. For example, with her 4.1-metre Cholamark RIB, diving store, waterskis, sailing dinghy, kayaks, windsurf, surf and paddleboards, plus inflatables and fishing gear, the 42.2-metre schooner catamaran Douce Franceis one of the agency’s top picks for those looking for an action-packed charter. Douce France yacht sailingCurrently based in French Polynesia, Douce France is ready to take up to 12 guests around New Zealand who, when they’re not surfing, skiing or fishing, can enjoy the festivities of the America's Cup. Her cruising itinerary this winter continues along the South Pacific Islands and on to Solomon, New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Fiji. Levante yacht anchoredPhoto: Exmar YachtingAlso in the region is the highly-rated 23.9-metre Sunreef catamaran Levante who, despite her smaller size, has enough space for up to 10 guests who can make use of a host of fun toys, including an on board kitesurf kit and extensive surf gear. 38m Searex yacht cruising Moving onto the northern hemisphere to the idyllic islands of the Maldives, the eco-conscious 38-metre motor yacht Searex is available all-year-round with an itinerary perfected for cruising in the region. With space for up to 16 guests on board, Searex and her crew spend their days exploring the world’s best dive spots thanks to her accompanying 19.8-metre Dive Dhoni. Azalea yacht beach clubThe contemporary design of the 38.75-metre Azalea is the perfect yacht for those who want to work out and wind down. With a layout that boasts a spacious swim platform, a slide and seapool, a sundeck with a 6-person Jacuzzi, sunpads and plenty of media and entertainment facilities – including her very own photolab – guests, especially families, will be perfectly situated to make the most of the Maldives. The 13-strong crew is also always keen to organise surf trips or exclusive yoga and dive excursions. Lady 8 yacht cruisingPhoto: Exmar YachtingThe 28.93-metre Lady 8 will be found in the Caribbean this winter, turning heads with her sleek lines and graceful nature courtesy of designer Phillippe Briand. Lady 8 is a genuine bluewater cruising sailing yacht, delivering exhilarating sailing speeds and the opportunity to partake in a local regatta with her keen crew who are always up for the challenge. Cartouche yacht with toys For something a little different, charterers can try the 28.95-metre Cartouche, who is also in the region, serving up kitesurf trips and lessons. With two full-time coaches on board and brand-new kiteboarding gear, Cartouche offers the perfect adventure getaway. Crocodile Daddy yacht anchoredPhoto: Exmar YachtingThe Caribbean is also currently home to the sailing catamaran Crocodile Daddy, who has earned the reputation of being a fine choice for a luxury charter. Guests have the option to come aboard in time to watch the Crocky Cup, or join in themselves on one of the ship’s sailing dinghies. 

With over 50 yachts available to charter, Exmar Yachting has perfected the art of mixing sports and relaxation in the world’s most beautiful destinations. To find out more, contact the company directly using the information below. 

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