The best luxury charter yachts for under €50k

Chartering isn't just about the megayachts costing millions a week. Yachts that fall under €50k offer all the enjoyment of a private and highly-bespoke vacation for those keeping to a tighter budget. 


Having recently been refitted in 2019, Helios is one of the few American made, express style yachts over 27 metres currently avaliable for charter. Capable of accommodating eight guests across four cabins, Helios is a Florida pedigree, having been built by Lazzara in 2012 and an ideal option for those looking to cruise Florida and the Bahamas, only drawing a 1.5 metre draft.

Inside, her interiors are contemporary and bright with polished wooden accents and white sofas throughout. Upon boarding, take her midship stairs down to the open plan dining area to find a wet bar. Guests staying in the master stateroom, which features a king bed, a large walk-in closet and Jacuzzi bath will also have their own folding balcony, where they can sit and take in the Florida coastline cruising past.

Helios is available for charter with Denison Yachting from $42,000 per week

Sounion II

This 31.62 metre is a beautiful example of a classic canoe stern Benetti. An extensive refit in 2018 saw her receive an extreme makeover offering a thoroughly modern charter yacht with honey wood panelling and playful bursts of blue concealed by exterior traditional styling. Sounion II can sleep up to 10 guests in four cabins with two master suites: one on the upper deck with direct access to an aft terrace, and the other positioned forward on the lower deck. The sun deck is fitted with plenty of sunpads for lounging while family-style lunches are enjoyed beneath the shade of the overhang.

Sounion II is available for charter with Hill Robinson from $41,800 per week.

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Benetti   31.5 m •   1969

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Benetti   31.62 m •  8 guests •  €3,200,000

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Benetti   31.62 m •   8 guests • Price from €55,000 p/w


Vespucci is a one-of-a-kind gentlemen yacht built for none other than Carlo Riva, the man behind some of Italy’s most beautiful runabouts. An extensive and award-winning two-year rebuild saw Vespucci restored to her former glory keeping but a few touches from her past life, including her original lamps. She has four cabins that sleep up to 10 guests and a large sun deck where al fresco lunches are best enjoyed. Vespucci is the perfect option for classic yacht lovers.

Vespucci is available for charter with Northrop & Johnson from €40,000 per week.

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CRN   30.5 m •   1978

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CRN   30.5 m •   10 guests • Price from €40,000 p/w


Kefi was built by British shipyard Sunseeker and was the only yacht in the series to achieve its MCA large yacht code. She can sleep up to eight guests in four flexible cabins making her perfect for different all sorts of different charter parties. There is a master suite for primary guests, a VIP cabin and two twins that can be converted to doubles as required. Her toy collection includes an 8.5-metre Sea Hunt, four Seabobs, two waverunners, paddleboards, inflatable docks, a floating island, snorkel gear, and fishing equipment.

Kefi is available for charter with Denison Yachting from $49,000 per week.

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Sunseeker   32 m •   2004

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Sunseeker   32 m •   8 guests • Price from $45,000 p/w

Little Zoe

A prime example of a classic Mangusta yacht, Little Zoe is fresh from a 2020 refit and ready to welcome guests on board. Accommodations are set aside for 10 guests across four cabins, with additional space for four members of crew. Despite her smaller size, the 28.3 metre Little Zoe boasts generous deck spaces, with plenty of room for sunbathing and lounging as well as enjoying al fresco meals served up by her Michelin-starred chef. She also carries a well-stocked toybox with diving and watersports gear as well as Sea Bobs that will keep guests of all ages entertained.

Little Zoe is managed for charter by YPI with a weekly charter rate starting from €43,500.

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Overmarine Group   28.25 m •   2005


At 22 metres in length, Enigma is the perfect pocket yacht for a week-long getaway with family and friends. Don't be fooled by her size, she's deceptively voluminous and can host groups up of to eight split between four en suite cabins. An open-plan saloon serves as the social hub on board and is bathed in natural light thanks to supersized windows. Up above, a partially shaded sun deck offers al fresco dining all day long while sundowners are best enjoyed from the foredeck lounge.

Enigma is managed by CSO Yachts starting from €43,000 per week.

Can't Remember

Turning heads in every port with her bottle green hull and superstructure, the 35.6 metre Can't Remember can sleep up to 15 guests in six en-suite cabins with a crew of five. She has a master suite, a VIP, one double with a Pullman berth and two twins, each with a Pullman berth. The sixth cabin can be used for additional guests or as a children's playroom. Delivered in 2004 by The Italian Sea Group and refitted in 2016, she can host barbecue lunches on the flybridge followed by an afternoon of sunbathing and cocktails atop large comfy sunpads. 

Can't Remember is managed by Atalanta Golden Yachts with charters starting from €55,000 per week.

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Tecnomar - The Italian Sea Group   35.6 m •   12 guests • Price from €70,000 p/w


Easily spotted from afar thanks to her distinctive blue and navy hull, Sunseeker superyacht Rehab is the perfect boat for a small group of four family or friends to relax and rejuvenate. Her compact size of 21 metres and shallow one-metre draft mean Rehab is a nimble superyacht ideal for exploring secret coves and peaceful anchorages otherwise inaccessible to larger yachts. Able to reach an impressive top speed of 40 knots, Rehab can also cruise quickly to new destinations, providing a thrilling experience above deck in the process. Other highlights on board this sporty Predator 68 include her ample al fresco entertaining spaces and wealth of water toys including waterskiing and wakeboarding gear.

Rehab is managed for charter by Bluewater with a weekly charter rate starting from €22,500.


First launched by Brooke Marine in 1939, Eros is a classic charter yacht with a colourful past, having previously been owned by Greek shipping magnate Stavros Niarchos and chartered by the former King of Spain Juan Carlos I during his royal honeymoon. The 31.39 metre sailing yacht retains many of her original features such as the teak panelling in the dining saloon and classic wooden helm, while her refitted interiors maintain a sense of gilded age charm with distinctly art-deco features. Up to eight guests and five crew can be accommodated on board, with the al fresco dining table offering the perfect spot to socialise over dinner. Other highlights on board Eros that will rival pricier yachts include her well-stocked toybox, which carries kayaks, deep-sea fishing equipment, paddleboards, gear for waterskiing and wakeboarding and more.

Eros is available to charter with Classic Charters, with a weekly rate starting from $42,000.

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Brooke Marine   31.39 m •   1939

Lady Soul

Lady Soul's wide open deck spaces boast sunpads, loungers, an al fresco dining table, barbecue and a capacious lounge area, perfect for sunset cocktails. The 30.9 metre superyacht also has a toy box brimming with gadgets and gizmos to ensure maximum fun can be had on the water. Below deck, Lady Soul can sleep up to 10 guests in five cabins with accommodation for a crew of five. Guests can unwind and catch up in a spacious wood-panelled main saloon with plenty of comfy seating and a dining area, or the elegant skylounge complete with corner sofa and office area.

Lady Soul is managed for by Fraser with charters starting from €49,000 per week.

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Custom Line   28.43 m •   2006

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Custom Line   30.75 m •   11 guests • Price from €55,000 p/w

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