Big and bold: How to upgrade your summer charter with Burgess
Bigger may not always be better but if you’re looking to make a splash in the Med’s most exclusive marinas then you’re going to need a show-stopping superyacht charter. Unparalleled in terms of style and sophistication, Burgess’ range of yachts over 80 metres offer just that…
Delivered in 2013 but new to the charter market for 2019, 82.3 metre Abeking & Rasmussen Secret is the hottest ticket on the waves this summer season. Be one of the first to discover her boldly styled Jim Harris interior which offers accommodation for up to 12 guests whose every whim is catered for by 23 crew. Further highlights include a 12-seater cinema, gym, swimming pool, hot tub and a huge array of living and dining areas both inside and al fresco. To top it all off her toy box is packed with everything a thrill seeker could desire, including two tenders, four waverunners, kayaks, wakeboards, windsurfing equipment, water skis, SeaBobs, paddleboards and inflatables. Like what you see? Secret is also listed for sale with Burgess.
Hankering for a bit of old-world glamour? Delivered in 2007, the classically-styled Corsair Yacht Nero combines all the style of a 1920's vessel with the comforts and conveniences of a modern build. Measuring in at a hugely impressive 90.1 metres, she underwent an extensive refit in 2016 and can accommodate 12 guests in six double cabins and two twins with elegant interiors by the renowned Laura Pomponi. Elsewhere, Nero’s expansive deck spaces make her ideal for sun worshippers who can take advantage of her 5.7 metre pool, hot tub, outdoor lounges and al fresco cinema. On the waves, thrills come in the form of a superyacht slide, SeaDoos, SeaBobs, Jet Skis, paddlebaords, canes, water skis and towables.
If you’re planning a big party look no further than 91.4 metre Moonlight II. Capable of hosting up to 36 guests in 18 brightly decorated cabins, she boasts some of the most expansive entertaining spaces on the waves including a formal dining room with two banquet-length tables, an al fresco dining area, numerous outdoor lounges, four bars, three hot tubs and a toy box full of the latest equipment. Of course, big parties also call for serious relaxation. Work up a sweat in Moonlight II’s gym before unwinding in the beach club or undergoing some pampering in her extensive beauty and wellness centre.
The largest yacht to come out of the USA since the 1930s, 85.6 metre Derecktor Aquila was delivered in 2010 and underwent a 12-month refit at Pendennis in 2016 during which dramatic new monochrome interiors were devised by Susan Young. Capable of hosting up to 12 guests in seven cabins, including a private owner’s deck with 60 square metre terrace, massage room, hair salon and office, looked after by 28 crew. Inside, highlights include a plush cinema, spacious dining room, gym, bar and a further massage room while, outdoors, the sundeck is set up to transform into the ultimate party space with DJ booth, AV system, smoke machine and light show.
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