The Best Charter Superyachts Without a Cancellation Fee

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Moonlight II

The coronavirus pandemic is causing uncertainty around booking travel, so, for added flexibility, a number of luxury superyachts are being offered for charter without cancellation fees or with limited cancellation penalties. Take a look at our top picks.

Moonlight II

Stats: 91.4 metres, Neorion, 2005, 36 guests and 35 crew

Highlights: With the ability to accommodate up to 36 guests, Moonlight II is the ultimate vessel for hosting larger groups. Her Grecian-style interiors feature 18 cabins as well as multiple saloons and dining areas for a large number of guests. Moonlight II also has an extensive spa, which features a marble Jacuzzi, and she even boasts a 3D cinema.

Charter rate: Available to charter with Burgess, Moonlight II has a weekly rate of €645,000.

Terms and Conditions: A full-rate booking for May-September 2020, made anytime before May 4, is offered with free cancellation. Additionally, no broker/stakeholder commission is due if the charter is cancelled.

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Madsummer

Stats: 95.3 metres, Lürssen, 2019, 12 guests, 30 crew

Highlights: Featuring a 12-metre swimming pool, extensive diving facilities and a dedicated spa, there's plenty of opportunity to unwind on board Madsummer. Primary charter guests can kick back in the colourful bridge deck master suite with a private aft terrace, while a foredeck helipad allows the charter party to arrive in style. There’s even a self-playing Steinway piano on board, so it's hardly surprising that she's one of the most expensive superyachts for charter.

Charter rate: Madsummer is managed for charter by Moran Yacht & Ship, with a weekly charter rate starting from $1,400,000.

Terms and Conditions: Charter trips can be cancelled penalty free up to 30 days before the start of the charter. Check with Moran Yacht & Ship for full T&Cs.

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Allures

Stats: 30.5 metres, Compositeworks, 2006, 10 guests and 4 crew

Highlights:  This all-carbon catamaran is both elegant and fast, making her perfect for a true sailing experience. Thanks to her light weight, she can reach top speed of 16 knots. Her interiors are decked out in mahogany, fig tree wood and leather, while living spaces above deck offer excellent options for al fresco entertaining. For soaking up the sun, Allures offers comfortable sunpads on her flybridge.

Charter rate: Managed for charter by Northrop & Johnson, Allures has a weekly charter rate starting from €50,000.

Terms and Conditions: Charter holidays booked before April 30 2020 include free cancellation insurance.

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Just Enough

Stats: 42.68 metres, Ares Marine, 2012, 11 guests and 9 crew.

Highlights: The recently refitted Just Enough benefits from multiple entertaining spaces across three decks, as well as a Sky Lounge bar and al fresco dining options for balmy evenings. For some rest and relaxation, the top deck offers a Jacuzzi and sun loungers. For those wanting to stay active, there's a range of toys carried on board, including a waterslide, jet skis and seabobs.

Charter rate: Available to charter with Bluewater, Just Enough has a weekly rate starting from $119,000.

Terms and Conditions: Charterers can cancel their booking with no penalties and without the need of any justification up to four weeks prior to embarkation. In the event of cancellation, the owner will reimburse the charterer in full the amounts paid. This offer is applicable to charters taking place before October 2020, if booked before May 31. A coronavirus addendum might be requested in addition to this special condition.

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A Sulana

Stats: 37 metres, Holland Jachtbouw, 2006, 6 guests and 5 crew

Highlights: Built in aluminium, this sailing yacht is a fast cruising sloop designed to provide excellent performance. An uncluttered, minimalist deck space provides ample space for sunbathing. For spending time on the water, her toy box comes with a pair of seabobs, inflatable kayaks and snorkelling gear.

Charter rate: A Sulana is managed for charter by Ocean Independence and has a has a weekly rate starting from €70,000.

Terms and Conditions: Revised conditions and penalty-free cancellations are applied to certain charters booked during the outbreak of COVID-19. For further information ask Ocean Independence.

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Amica Mea

Stats: 46.33 metres, Hakvoort, 2003, 12 guests and 9 crew

Highlights: Boasting an impeccable interior design by the renowned Glade Johnson, Amica Mea was refitted last year. Multiple dining spaces can be found both above and below deck, and she even comes with a private cinema. Further amenities include a jacuzzi, sunpads and a bar on the sundeck. A full toy box is equipped with jet skis, kayaks, paddleboards and water skis.

Charter rate: Amica Mea is available to charter with Worth Avenue Yachts. She has a has a weekly charter rate starting from €175,000.

Terms and Conditions: Free cancellation is available for charters booked before June 1 2020. Contact Worth Avenue Yachts for further information.

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Les Bruxellois

Stats: 34.14 metres, Sanlorenzo, 2017, 11 guests and 6 crew

Highlights: An ideal family friendly charter yacht, Les Bruxellois offers versatile spaces inside and out. Up to 12 guests can dine al fresco on the main deck, while a relaxation area can be found on the sundeck with a Jacuzzi that converts into a sunpad. Her fantastic collection of water toys includes jet skis, seabobs, water skis, wakeboards and inflatables.

Charter rate: Available for charter with YPI, Les Bruxellois has a weekly charter rate starting from €115,000.

Terms and Conditions: Full-rate bookings for June-September 2020, made before May 31, can be cancelled without penalty up to 30 days before the start of the charter. Check with YPI for full T&Cs.

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Okto

Stats: 66.4 metres, ISA Yachts, 2014, 10 guests and 17 crew

Highlights: Okto boasts a spectacular interior designed by Alberto Pinto, as well as enormous living spaces above deck. On board amenities include a six-metre infinity swimming pool, a Jacuzzi, a cinema, and a gym. The infinity pool is surrounded by sun loungers, offering guests a unique beach club vibe. This aft deck area is connected with the main salon via floor-to-ceiling glass doors.

Charter rate: Available for charter with Camper & Nicholsons, Okto has a weekly charter rate starting from € 400,000.

Terms and Conditions: A zero-penalty cancellation policy is offered on bookings made before the end of April. This offer only applies to cancelled charters where COVID-19 has been a contributing factor.

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Titania

Stats: 73 metres, Lürssen, 2006, 12 guests and 21 crew

Highlights: Vast entertainment spaces, superlative accommodation and expansive deck areas are all part of the package with Titania. Highlights include a beach club complete with a sauna and a toy box featuring a trampoline and a climbing frame. She's also got one of best superyacht slides, measuring in at a 13 metres long. There's also a dedicated spa room, a gym, a jacuzzi with a swim-up bar and a lavish saloon finished with a grand piano.

Charter rate: Managed for charter by Burgess, Titania has a weekly rate starting from $495,000.

Terms and Conditions: All full-rate bookings for May-September 2020, made anytime before May 4, are offered with free cancellation. Additionally, no broker/stakeholder commission is due if the charter is cancelled.

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Kismet

Stats: 95.2 metres, Lürssen, 2014, 12 guests and 28 crew.

Highlights: There's plenty of expansive spaces for entertaining large parties on board Kismet, including a formal dining table for 18 guests. She stands out with a glamorous interior by Reymond Langton, finished in marble and rare woods. Above deck, bamboo swings offer cosy relaxation spots, as does the fire pit.

Charter rate: Managed for charter by Moran Yacht & Ship, Kismet has a weekly charter rate starting from €1,200,000.

Terms and Conditions: Charter trips can be cancelled penalty free up to 30 days before the start of the charter. Check with Moran Yacht & Ship for full T&Cs.

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