Superyacht charters for the Summer are not just for the Med, so in this report we’ve broken down options for both Europe as well as those of you who want to visit New England or The Bahamas. In this case, we reached out to Northrop & Johnson, the largest U.S. owned brokerage and asked their star brokers for their top picks, which you will find below.
1. Party Girl
Length: 205’ (62.5m); Builder: Icon; Launched: 2013/$3.5 refurbishment in 2019; 12 Guests; 8 Cabins; 18 Crew; Rate – From $490,000 per week, plus expenses.
Featuring crisp, classic exterior lines, courtesy of Redman Whiteley Dixon, and an elegant interior style designed by Christiano Gatto, Party Girl is one of the top charter yachts in her class. Ideally suited for chartering, Party Girl’s layout ensures privacy and comfort. Twelve guests can enjoy a five-star holiday in one of eight staterooms. She offers two owner suites or one large owner penthouse with spectacular 180-degree views and a private balcony. Two additional queen guest rooms also are located on the upper deck. The four additional staterooms are all located on the lower deck. Two are doubles with queen-size beds and en-suite baths and two are twins, capable of conversion to doubles, with en-suite baths. All staterooms have been outfitted with the highest quality materials.
The interior of the yacht offers art deco vibes with Oriental touches in a contemporary style. The atmosphere is Zen-like, akin to a spa and ideally suited for relaxation.
Gatto utilized indigenous woods, such as walnut Canaletto, ebony, rosewood, mahogany, leather and natural stone, including black meteorite marble, travertine, to create the magnificent spaces. One of the highlights is a 17-meter main salon.
On deck, this superyacht does not disappoint. Enjoy her gym located on her exceptionally large beach club. The main and bridge deck aft both feature alfresco dining and lounge areas. The yacht also features a Jacuzzi, and an outdoor lounge area.
This ocean-going luxury charter yacht carries up to 18 professional crew. The five-star onboard chef is available to create one-of-a-kind dining experiences during your holiday.
Waterslide from Upper Deck
4 Yamaha FB 1800A-P FX Cruiser waverunners
8 Stand-up ‘Coreban’ paddle boards
Floating bars with canopy
Floating large raft
Inflatable towable toys:
Towable aqua glide
Towable 3 seat “warbird”
Towable aqua glide saucer
Length: 139’ (42.6m); Builder: Benetti; Launched: 2015; 10 Guests; 5 Cabins; 8 Crew; Rate – From $150,000 per week, plus expenses.
Days aboard superyacht `H can be spent relishing her spectacular outdoor amenities. Charter guests can savor delectable five-star meals while dining alfresco, relax in her Jacuzzi while taking in sensational views or soak in the sun while lounging on the sunpads. Boasting an exquisite multipurpose beach club, charter guests also can enjoy fun on water with the yacht’s plethora of water toys including a waterslide or just unwind in lounge chairs at the water’s edge.
Showcasing a rejuvenating Zen-like interior, ‘H’s modern-style lounge seating provides ultimate comfort. After a day on the water, enjoy a movie in the main salon’s oversized cinema chairs or relish formal dining in the skylounge.`H accommodates 10 guests in five chic staterooms, providing each charter guest with luxurious havens to rest their heads. At 900 square feet, the main deck master stateroom is expansive.
Showcasing large windows, guests can relax in the king-size bed while taking in the spectacular views that surround. The master stateroom is complete with a meditation room with an oversized lounge bed and lavish his-and-hers en-suite bath. Located below deck, the superyacht’s guest staterooms are positioned at water level to provide tranquil views. The guest staterooms include two king-bed staterooms and two twin-bed staterooms — each is complete with its own private en-suite bath. Unique to ‘H is the connection of the king-bed staterooms to the twin staterooms, offering two capacious, lavish suites.
For those wishing to work out while aboard, `H offers a private gym with Techno treadmill, Techno stationary recumbent bike, workout bench and a selection of free weights.
Waterslide3 SeaBobs2 Waterskis2 Wakeboards & tows2 Inflatable standup paddle boardsSnorkeling GearFishing Gear2 Electrice bikesGym equipmentBeach Games: volleyball, badminton set, bocce ball, soccer ball
Length: 147’; Builder: Feadship; Launched: 2007; Refurbished 2017; 12 guests; 6 cabins; 9 crew; Rate – From $190,000 per week, plus expenses.
Since her launch, Harle has been one of the premier superyachts on the global charter market in part because she feels much larger due to the efficiency of space and an innovative layout. Harle accommodates up to 12 guests in six staterooms. She offers a master stateroom, two double staterooms and two twin staterooms. Additionally, she has two Pullman beds. The interior is timelessly styled with elegant furnishings, creating beautiful, comfortable spaces for guests to enjoy.
The bridge deck lounge is home to large panoramic windows that slide open and aft doors that fold away to create a convertible alfresco area. The lazarette on the lower deck is a multipurpose activity center that can be converted into a fitness studio or recreational area when all the water toys are out at sea. The large swim platform serves as an extra deck near the water level, and a place for the crew to setup a private beach club.
2 x 14’ Laser Sailboats
2 Sea Bobs4 Paddle boards
2 x Yamaha VX Cruiser WaveRunners
2 x Sea Kayaks
Water Skis, Wakeboard
Rendezvous diving only
8 man inflatable island
Jacuzzi on sun deck
BBQ grill on sun deck
Ice cream machine
Miscellaneous beach toys
Treadmill, yoga mats, free weights (large & small sizes which are flex twist dial select: 5-52lbs & 10-92lbs), women’s light free weights, weight bench, aerobics step, Rowing machine
Length: 139’; Builder: Hakvoort; Launched: 2010; Refurbished: 2017; 10 Guests; 5 Cabins; 8 Crew; France and Italy Only; Rate – From $120,000 per week, plus expenses.
Revelry offers an array of outdoor spaces for guests to enjoy. Her bridge deck aft offers a beautiful alfresco dining space, perfect for casual breakfasts or lunches. The main deck aft has a comfortable seating area where guests can enjoy coffee and cocktails, as well as relax with a book or take in the scenery. Her sundeck offers two covered half-moon seating areas as well as a Jacuzzi flanked by sun beds. The foredeck also has sun beds as well as a small seating area.
Indoors, Revelry is an art-lover’s dream. She also offers an open-plan arrangement with modern styling. Her main salon flows beautifully into a dining area for 10, divided by a retractable TV and DVD player. The sky lounge, located on the bridge deck, is an excellent entertaining and socializing space with a full bar.
Revelry can accommodate up to 10 guests in five exquisitely-appointed dressed staterooms. She offers a full-beam, on-deck master with a king-size bed and walk-in closet, as well as a study. Four additional double staterooms are located on the lower deck.
2 Hobie Cat kayaks
2 stand-up paddle boards
2 Yamaha WaveRunners
Assorted towable inflatable toys (Big Mabel, donut, disc etc)Diving gear (for rendezvous diving only)
Exercise Pilates ball
Water Ball with handle
Length: 236’; Builder: Tankoa; Launched: 2018; 12 Guests: 6 Cabins; 18 Crew
Solo is the perfect combination of performance and luxury designed by Francesco Paszkowski and built by Tankoa. Her contemporary interior, designed by Margherita Casprini, will sleep up to 12 guests in six staterooms. The master suite features a separate office, a king size bed with panoramic views, a private terrace with a Jacuzzi and lounge beds offering complete privacy. Guests can be accommodated in a large VIP, two double and two convertible twin staterooms. Solo features impressive living spaces, with a seamless flow between indoor and outdoor areas. Guests will love the vast beach club with a lounge/bar area, a hammam, a sauna with its own fold-out terrace and a chilled water shower.
This wellness center is complete with the gym & massage room equipped with the latest Technogym equipment and its private terrace on the sea. On the main deck, the 7m infinity pool is another great area to spend time with your guests.
The sky lounge aft feature a Jacuzzi as well as a touch-and-go Helipad that be converted into a dance floor. The sundeck offers never ending views from its sun loungers. Solo also offers several options for entertaining and dining including all-weather alfresco table on the upper deck aft, the main salon or upper deck salon.
3 Seabob FS5
3 Wave Runner Yamaha VX Cruiser (PWC instructor on board)
2 Jet Surf GP Model
1 Sport Blob – catapult trampoline
1 Round Trampoline
1 Towable Banana seating six1 Floating Pool with jellyfish net 3 x 8 meters
2 Stand-up paddle boards
1 Donut Kwik
Diving Gear (Diving Master instructor on board)Water SkisWake Boards
6. The Spirit of C’s
Length: 210’; Builder: Perini Navi: Launched: 2003; Refurbished: 2016; 10 Guests; 5 Cabins; 11 Crew; Rate – From from €198,000, plus expenses.
The largest aluminum sailing yacht in the world, The Spirit of C’s sails the Mediterranean and is now licensed to charter in Greece for the summer. She is now back on the charter market after an extensive refit which includes a sundeck extension, a complete rebuild and refurbishment of her interior and the remodeling of the guest cockpit area.
The Spirit of C’s accommodates up to 10 guests in staterooms, including a full-beam master. Her Parisian chic-style interior provides glamour. Her wheelhouse is the perfect place for comfortable observation. Cocktails in the upper-deck bar are a must, followed by an elegant, formal meal in the spacious dining area. As for the outdoor spaces, on the main deck the dining and lounging areas are well-protected from the sun and the wind, while the fly bridge is the perfect location for alfresco dining with stunning views. Aft, the large retractable bathing platform provides easy access into the water or onto the tenders and, when not in use, folds perfectly into the stern aft.
From 2014 to 2016, she underwent a massive refit, with major overhauls of the main engines, generators, air conditioning, standard rigging, masts and electrical systems on board. Along with new windows, a new paint job and new alarm monitoring system.
2 x Laser sailing dinghies
2 x Paddleboards
2 x Seabob F5S’s
2 x Seadoos
1 x Yamaha superjet stand up jet ski
Snorkeling gearFishing gear
New England and The Bahamas
Length: 154’ (46.9m); Builder: Delta; Launched: 2007; Renovated: 2014/2017; 12 Guests; 5 Cabins; 10 Crew; Rate: From $179,500 per week, plus expenses.
Charter yacht Usher has a proven track record. Remarkable speed and agility combined with sophisticated style make this high-performance semi-displacement motor yacht the obvious choice. Her interior invokes a sense of leisure, relaxation and adventure.
Open, light and airy, many of the rooms on board motor yacht Usher function as works of art themselves. Five spacious tech-savvy cabins, complete with iPads, sleep 12 guests; she has an additional third Pullman berth well suited for a child. An elevator services all interior decks.
Zero Speed stabilizers, an array of water toys and iPad-controlled A/V systems in each room are just a few reasons to charter M/Y Usher — she’s at the top of the game. The hand-carved floral inlay carpet and fine upholstery evidence the fun, colorful essence of this vessel and her bamboo, woven wood, leather hides and textured fabric showcase her transcendent, simplistic nature. A hallmark of this super yacht is her elegant woodwork, which spans the interior and includes African walnut flooring and Bubinga ceiling beams.
After an extensive refit in June 2014, which included a full paint job, the addition of Savant Sound A/V equipment, new flat screen televisions throughout the vessel, including an 80-inch TV, a new, quiet A/C system, a top-of-line Talalay natural latex/Energex bounce memory foam mattress in the master stateroom, and cutting edge galley equipment, M/Y Usher is refreshed, improved and ready to fulfill charter wishes. Superyachts Usher carries 12 crewmembers, including a video and photo pro to help create lasting memories of your charter.
2 x Seabobs
2 x Sea Doo waverunners
2 x kayaks
2 x paddleboards
Three-person towable couch
500-gallon Live Well Bait tank
Scuba diving – dive gear, Nitrox
Length: 142’; Builder: Feadship; Launched: 1987; Refurbished: 2017; 12 Guests; 5 Cabins; 9 Crew; Rate – From $147,000 per week plus expenses.
Whether it is relaxing, playing on the water, soaking in the sun, or privacy that you want, Praxis offers it all with three expansive decks and a crew of 10 that is ready to serve you. She is capable of navigating any ocean in the world, but she can still safely cruise the shallow waters of the Bahamas. The luxurious interior aboard evokes a sense of leisure and relaxation with its timeless, classic décor and ample lounge areas.
Accommodating 12 guests in a five-stateroom layout, Praxis offers a master stateroom with a walk-around king bed, his-and-hers en-suite baths with large showers and five expansive windows that offer views and plenty of natural light. Below deck, down a wood sculpted spiral stairwell, are four spacious guest staterooms that offer versatile sleep options to guests with two queen and two double bed staterooms—each with a single bed and Pullman. Each stateroom has its own private en-suite with large shower and two-foot bench.
The massive sundeck is divided into two sections and is the perfect place to relax with a cocktail. Aft, Praxis features four lounge chairs with large umbrellas and an eight person Jacuzzi surrounded by six bar stools. Forward charter guests can enjoy stunning views from the cozy and intimate seating areas. There is no shortage of fun in the sun. She offers a 29-foot Chris Craft center console and a variety of toys including, standup paddleboards, water skis and snorkel gear.
2 x WaveRunners
4 x Stand Up Paddleboards
3 Adult Waterskis
2 Youth Waterskis
1 Slalom Waterski
2 x Wakeboards
2 x Single Rider Inflatable Donuts
3 Seater Aquaglide Retro Inflatable Towing Seat
Over 1,000 DVD movie library – constantly updated