Tallia Storm, the Scottish singer/songwriter who provided one of the best celebrity yachting moments of 2016 - was once again spotted soaking up the sun on board a luxury catamaran in the Caribbean in January 2017. Storm has been on vacation with her family in Barbados where the group spent plenty of time at sea, both on board and testing out some of the best jet skis for superyachts.
American actress Eva Longoria rang in the New Year in style on board a luxury yacht in Mexico in 2017. Longoria took an extended vacation in Acapulco over the Christmas holidays and made good use of her yacht to explore the surrounding coastline, as well as heading on shore to indulge at some of the best hotels and spas in the Americas.
Longoria is known to be a fan of the yachting lifestyle and was also spotted enjoying a fun vacation on board in Capri in July 2015. Her vacation began in Marbella where she was joined by husband Jose Antonio Baston and a large group of friends.
Sean Combs (AKA P. Diddy) also opted to spend Christmas 2016 on board with the celebrity favourite yachting location of St Barts being his destination of choice. Combs was joined by his family and a host of famous friends, including French Montana, Dave Chappelle and Russell Simmons, for a glittering Christmas Eve party on board the 60 metre Lürssen yacht Oasis.
Diane Von Furstenberg became one of the first celebrities spotted on a yacht in the Caribbean in 2016 when friend and socialite Derek Blasberg shared this picture of the fashion designer in late November. The pair spent time in yachting hotspot St Barths and, although Blasberg did not disclose which yacht they were on, Diane Von Furstenberg is just one of the many celebrities who own their own yachts with her chosen vessel being the 93 metre Lürssen sailing yacht Eos.
Former Spice Girl and The X Factor Australia judge Mel B shared this snap for a luxury yacht cruise around Sydney Harbour in November 2016. The British star was joined by two friends and the trio made the most of the yacht's outside spaces, sharing videos of themselves dancing in front of famous landmarks including the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.
British actress Naomi Watts shared this fun snap from a classic Riva during a brief moment of downtime during the Venice Film Festival 2016. Watts was in the European city to promote her new film The Bleeder in which she stars alongside her husband Liev Schrieber and the pair were sure to make the most of their time in the city, visiting its famous museums and taking plenty of trips out on the water.
Hollywood star Reese Witherspoon enjoyed a luxury yacht vacation in the Mediterranean with a group of friends in summer 2016. Her trip began in Venice where she took in the sights from a classic Riva before meeting a superyacht in Croatia for some true relaxation. The star made good use of all the yacht's facilities, sharing this fun snap showing her using a pair of the best binoculars on the yacht's aft deck at sunset.
Orange is the New Black actress Ruby Rose mixed work and pleasure on a recent superyacht vacation in the Balearic Islands. Rose was in the yachting hotspot as a guest DJ at famed Ibiza nightclub Ushuaia but found plenty of time to relax with friends, including celebrity hairdresser Castillo, Courtney Africa McLellan and Harley Gusman, on board a luxury yacht. The famously thrill-seeking actress made good use of the yacht, jumping from her top deck and zipping around the coast on Jet Skis.
This is not the first time Rose has been spotted on a luxury yacht this year. In spring the star enjoyed a rare day off as a guest on board American nightclub mogul Dave Grutman's S.S.Groot in Miami. The pair indulged in a little yacht spotting and shared a snap showing a number of impressive yachts including the 58.9 metre Austal ShipsIdol. Rose was also seen in Ibiza last summer showing off her adventurous side on a water jet pack. Rose was staying on board luxury yacht Zazazu 2 with her ex-fiancee Phoebe Dahl and a group of friends who were all sure to make full use of the yacht's extensive toy box.
American country singer Carrie Underwood took a break from her US tour in summer 2016 to enjoy a luxury yacht vacation in Mexico. The star was joined by her husband Mike Fisher, their son Isaiah and a group of friends for the trip, which was planned to coincide with the couple's sixth wedding anniversary.
Sipping a drink and enjoying the breeze on the bow, American actress Kate Hudson is the perfect example of what make the yachting lifestyle so special in this snap shared to her social media. Although Hudson did not confirm which yacht she was on, the actress has been spotted both enjoying a luxury yacht charter in Spain with friends and in the French Riviera as a guest on board Roman Abramovich's 162.5 metre Eclipse - the second largest yacht in the world - in recent weeks.
Swedish TV personality and model Victoria Silvstedt was spotted in the French Riviera in July 2016 enjoying a luxury yacht vacation on board Daddy Cool. Silvstedt is known to be a big fan of the yachting lifestyle and has been taking annual vacations on board the luxury yacht for many years - certainly qualifying it as a celebrity favourite charter yacht.
Scottish DJ and producer Calvin Harris took time out from a busy tour schedule to enjoy a luxury yacht cruise in Mexico in June 2016. Harris posted a series of videos and pictures to social media showing him relaxing on board with friends including Emil Nava, the photographer and director that recently shot Harris' How Deep Is Your Love? music video featuring supermodel Gigi Hadid on board a luxury yacht in California.
One reason celebrities love to charter luxury yachts is because of the unforgettable memories they provide. Supermodel Naomi Campbell proved this when she shared this throwback snap of herself and British über stylist Edward Enninful on a superyacht vacation to celebrate him being awarded an OBE in June 2016.
British pop star Leigh-Anne Pinnock took some time out from her busy schedule to enjoy some early Med season sun on board a luxury yacht in Marbella. Pinnock, who is currently on tour as a member of girl group Little Mix, also proved herself to be another celebrity who favours private jets, sharing a series of images to social media using both the yacht and jet as a glamorous backdrop.
Pinnock is well known to be a fan of a superyacht vacation and was spotted earlier this year on board a luxury yacht in Cabo, Mexico where she was holidaying with her footballer boyfriend Jordan Kiffin.
Reality TV star turned swimwear designer Kimberley Garner was just one of many celebrities spotted on superyachts in Cannes during the film festival in May. Garner was spotted at many of the resorts most famous locations, including the Eden Roc hotel in Cap d'Antibes, but spent her last day in Cannes soaking up the sun on a luxury yacht cruise in the French Riviera.
A ballgown may not be the most practical garment to set sail on a luxury catamaran in but Bollywood star Nargis Fakhri certainly makes a good case for them in this snap shared from a recent photoshoot with fashion magazine L'Officiel India. Inspiration for your next superyacht party perhaps?
Singer and former X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos enjoyed a trip on a luxury yacht in Abu Dhabi this week (March 28). The TV personality has been sampling the highlights of life in the United Arab Emirates - including a tour of the Sheikh Zayed Mosque and a camel ride in the desert - but it is certainly this shot of Contostavlos lounging on the sun deck of a superyacht that is the most envy-inducing.
American dancer and actress Julianne Hough shared this snap from a family getaway on board a luxury yacht in Mexico. Former Dancing with the Stars judge Hough is holidaying with her mother Marianne and her three sisters Marabeth, Katherine and Sharee. The family made the most of their time on board dancing, drinking and taking plenty of pictures.
American talk show host Ellen DeGeneres was also one of the many celebrities who headed to St Barts for some winter sun this New Year. DeGeneres was joined by her wife, actress Portia de Rossi, and nieces Eva (pictured) and Perry on board one of the many stunning yachts currently moored in the luxury Caribbean destination.