Danish model Kirstin Liljegren discovered the restorative powers of time spent on board luxury yachts when she shared this snap with the caption, 'the perfect way to recover after 10 days of sickness'. Although Liljegren did not disclose her chosen cruising ground, it is clear that she was making the most of some rare time off before the start of fashion month where she walked in runway shows in both New York and Paris.
Model and actress Pia Miller spent time on a luxury yacht in the Whitsunday Islands in October 2016. The Chilean born star stayed at One&Only Hayman Island - one of the best hotels with luxury boats - and made good use of the resort's facilities to explore the Australian yachting location with friends Mishy Canning and Karissa Lea.
British model and actress Suki Waterhouse made her way around the Venice Film Festival in style on a classic Riva in September 2016. Waterhouse attended the festival to promote her new film The Bad Batch and shared numerous snaps from the city's famous water taxis while there. Although not regularly seen on superyachts, Waterhouse was last spotted on board when she joined fellow model friend Cara Delevingne for her birthday trip aboard superyacht Ecstasea in 2014.
Russian model Natasha Poly treated a group of friends and her young daughter Aleksandra to a family-friendly yacht charter in Mykonos, Greece in August 2016. The party made the most of their time in the yachting hotspot by combining a cruise around the best Greek islands with trips in land to visit Mykonos' iconic old town.
Victoria's Secret model Josephine Skriver (left) joined fellow Danish model and TV presenter Caroline Fleming on board the 46.5 metre CMB YachtsOrient Star in Santorini, Greece in August 2016. While Skriver only enjoyed the luxury yacht for a day, Fleming and her family indulged in an extended vacation on board the vessel and posted plenty of snaps of her gorgeous interior, gourmet food and extensive toy box.
American model Karlie Kloss shared this colourful snap from a luxury yacht vacation on the Italian Rivieria in August 2016. Although Kloss did not confirm which yacht she was on, her pretty Dolce & Gabbana skirt may suggest she was on the Italian design duo's 51 metre yacht Regina d'Italia, while she was also spotted soaking up the sun on Roman Abramovich's huge Eclipse earlier this year.
Kloss was also one of many celebrities to see in the New Year in style on a luxury yacht in St Barts. The Victoria's Secret star was joined by famous friends including Stella McCartney, Jen Meyer and Derek Blasberg for the trip, while in 2015 she also shared an image of herself with Taylor Swift and Gigi Hadid accompanied by their former partners Calvin Harris and Joe Jonas on the Thames Limo. The charter tender is famous for its Union Jack branding and is available for private hire for those who want to see London in style.
Spanish model Andres Velencoso shared this snap from a superyacht vacation in yachting hotspot Sardinia in August 2016. Velencoso was in the region to attend the Rolls-Royce Summer Studio in Porto Cervo and was spotted on board numerous luxury yachts in the area.
American model Bella Hadid used the Caribbean low season as a chance to escape from the crowds with a cruise around the destination's islands on board a luxury yacht this week (July 20). The model visited St Barts, St Vincent and the Grenadines with singer Jesse Jo Stark who joined her on the trip.
Hadid is a well known fan of luxury yacht vacations and has already been spotted on board at both the Cannes Film Festival and yachting hotspot Sydney where she spent some time cruising around the city's famous harbour this year. In 2015 Hadid also vacationed on board Axioma with Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid during the Monaco Grand Prix. The trio were later joined by Lewis Hamilton - a sports star well versed in luxury yacht vacations.
Brazilian model Alessandra Ambrosio was spotted on board 86 metre FeadshipEcstasea in St Tropez in July 2016. The model was joined by her husband Jamie Mazur and their two children and the group made good use of the facilities on board this family-friendly yacht by taking a dip off her huge swim platform and trying out her Jet Skis.
It's not the first time Alessandra Ambrosio has been spotted on a luxury yacht — the model joined a group of friends on board in Brazil in January 2016, at Cannes last year she was invited to Roberto Cavalli's star-studded yacht party and in November 2015 she did a photoshoot for a men's magazine where she posed on a superyacht.
Victoria's Secret model Vita Sidorkina took some time off from shooting to relax on board a luxury yacht in Cat Cay Island, Bahamas in July 2016. Sidorkina shared plenty of snaps from this stunning tropical destination which was, in fact, her second superyacht vacation of the summer. In June the model spent time cruising around Capri and the Amalfi Coast on Perini Navi sailing yacht Ellen.
The Russian model is known to be a fan of a superyacht vacation, as well as taking her pet labrador on board a superyacht in Miami in May, she has also spent time on luxury yachts in Sydney, Florida, Ibiza and Greece in the past year alone.
Puerto Rican model Joan Smalls made the most of some precious time off between photoshoots to relax on a luxury yacht in St Tropez in July 2016. It is thought Smalls is in the French Riviera to attend the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Gala which is set to take place in St Tropez on July 20 and, although it is not known which yacht the model chose for her vacation, its chicly decorated sunpad provided the perfect place for the model to top up her tan before the event.
Is there any better way to spend your last day of freedom than with friends on a luxury yacht cruise in Mykonos? Victoria's Secret model Ana Beatriz Barros clearly didn't think so as she and her bridal party shared this pre-wedding snap from a superyacht cruise of the Greek island this week (July 8). Barros was joined by fellow models Alessandra Ambrosio, Isabeli Fontana, Fernanda Motta and Jeisa Chiminazzo along with a whole host of friends in matching swimsuits on board the yacht before her nuptials to Karim El Chiaty.
Socialite and model Hailey Baldwin celebrated July 4th in style in 2016 with a luxury yacht cruise in Miami. Baldwin was joined by friends as they took this fun snap on the yacht's bow in front of the iconic Miami skyline to share on social media.
However, this is not Baldwin first superyacht vacation of the year. In January the model was spotted soaking up some winter sun in St Barts while holidaying with celebrity boyfriend Justin Bieber and his family where the group enjoyed a luxury yacht cruise around the island.
This snap shared by former Victoria's Secret Angel Izabel Goulart from a recent luxury yacht charter in Ibiza is the perfect example of what makes the yachting lifestyle so desirable. Goulart was spotted vacationing on the Spanish island with her boyfriend, German footballer Kevin Trapp, and the pair were sure to make the most of the crystal clear waters and warm Mediterranean climate.
Goulart is no stranger to the boating world and last summer enjoyed a luxury yacht charter in Italy including cruising around Porto Cervo in Sardinia. She shared much of the experience on social media - including posting an image of neighbouring superyachts such as the fashionably blue hulled yachtMadame Gu.
Californian model April Love Geary shared this envy-inducing snap to social media whilst enjoying a day cruising on a luxury yacht in Dubai with her boyfriend pop star Robin Thicke. The pair made the most of a quick stop over in the city before heading on to the Maldives, however, this is not their first superyacht vacation of 2016. In January the couple were snapped celebrating New Year on board a superyacht in St Barts where neighbouring yachts including Eclipse, Silver Fast and Lady Lara.
American model Brittny Ward joined her boyfriend, F1 driver Jenson Button, on board a luxury yacht in the French Riviera after he lost out to British rival Lewis Hamilton at the Monaco Grand Prix 2016. The pair relaxed after an intense weekend of racing, enjoying the yacht's plentiful sunbathing areas and being attended to by her experienced crew.
American model Carmella Rose shared this snap with followers during a trip to one of the best dive spots in La Paz, Mexico. While her choice of boat for this trip may not be quite superyacht standard, the LA-based model is no stranger to a yachting vacation and was spotted on luxury yacht cruises in Thailand and Ibiza in 2015.
Mauritian-Jamaican model Cheyenne Maya-Carty gets back in touch with her roots on a luxury catamaran in Mauritius. The London-based model shared plenty of snaps from her vacation on the East African island where she has been enjoying the exotic resort's luxury hotels and unspoiled beaches - as well as cruising its beautiful coastline.
Dutch supermodel and Victoria's Secret Angel Doutzen Kroes became the latest yacht-loving celebrity to be given the VIP treatment aboard Dave Grutman's S.S. Groot this week (March 21). Despite missing out on Miami's normally balmy climate Kroes and friends, including DJs Sunnery James and Ryan Marciano, seemed to enjoy spending time on the luxury yacht which has previously played host to stars including actress Ruby Rose.
Cindy Crawford, one of the original supermodels who rose to fame in the Eighties and Nineties, eschews their notorious and glamorous ways to show a top day boat can be just as much fun as a luxurious superyacht. This beautiful picture of Crawford with her husband Rande Gerber epitomises the freedom and romance of owning your own boat - be that a classic Riva or huge superyacht.
Crawford is known to be fond of spending time at sea. In 2015 she shared numerous snaps from family getaways to Ontario Island with her children Presley and Kaia where the model owns a house which is accessible only by boat.
American model Kate Upton enjoyed some time in the Bahamas with a group of friends over the festive season. Far from relaxing on the beach, however, the group spent their time taking part in adventurous activities including beach yoga, learning circus tricks and swimming with sharks.
German supermodel Heidi Klum is currently enjoying a superyacht cruise in St. Tropez with her boyfriend Vito Schnabel after attending the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation gala this week. The ex-Victoria's Secret angel is known to a fan of superyachts, having also enjoyed a luxury yacht charter in St. Barths in January 2015.
Australian supermodel Elle Macpherson posted this envy inducing snap from her recent Mediterranean cruise aboard superyacht Madsummer. The 55.5 metre Feadship is currently listed for sale with Moran and features an extensive toy box which Macpherson's children made good use of.
Reality TV star, model and member of the Kardashian family Kendall Jenner spent time on the aptly named Princess K during the Cannes Film Festival in May 2015. The 40 metre Sunseeker, which is currently listed for sale with Dbeere Yachts, provided Jenner with a chic introduction to the superyacht world before she chartered superyacht Axioma with fellow models Gigi and Bella Hadid.
Legendary British supermodel Naomi Campbell celebrated her 45th birthday with a party on board a luxury yacht during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. Campbell shared this snap of herself wearing a shimmering Versace gown before the festivities and showed herself to be a true superyacht fan by spending time on both Galaxy and Lionheart during the film festival.
Iconic supermodel Christy Turlington showed that superyachts aren't just for fun and games when she shared this behind-the-scenes shot with her social media followers. Luckily the sailing yacht had plenty of room for the photographer, stylist, make-up artist and bevy of assistants needed to produce a glamorous fashion shoot.
American model and Victoria's Secret angel Chanel Iman is no stranger to a chic superyacht vacation - and her favourite by far is undoubtedly Ecstasea. The model has chartered the 90 metre Feadship superyacht no fewer than three times, most recently for a New Year's break in Dubai.
British model, actress and social media sensation Cara Delevingne saw in her 22nd birthday with style aboard the 90 metre Feadship superyacht Ecstasea in 2014. The yacht cruised around the traditional party destination of Ibiza while staff catered to the model's every whim.