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The best yachts to charter during the 2022 Monaco Grand Prix

16 May 2022• Written by Olivia Michel

SUPERYACHT DIRECTORY

Motor Yacht

FAST AND FURIOUS

AB Yachts ·  44.5 m ·  2015
Motor Yacht

PARILLION

Rossinavi ·  48.2 m ·  2014

From May 27 to 29, 2022, the Monaco Grand Prix will return to the narrow streets of the Principality for a weekend of pulse-raising Formula One racing. And there is truly no better way to watch the spectacle than from the sun deck of a luxury superyacht moored stern to the track. If you are searching for the perfect yacht to host the ultimate Grand Prix party, then you are in the right place...

O'Pari
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O'Pari

Stats: 94.6 metres, Golden Yachts, 2020, 12 guests, 30 crew

Perfect for hosting Grand Prix after-parties, O’Pari is well-equipped for entertaining. Guests can arrive in style thanks to the touch-and-go helipad and enjoy festivities on the sundeck, taking in the views of Monaco while enjoying a drink at the bar, taking a dip in the hot tub or listening to music played from the DJ booth. A spa centre with a massage room, Turkish hammam and Finnish sauna will help guests unwind after the action, while an impressive master suite with his and hers en suites and a private saloon offers a restful night on board. For cruising post-Grand Prix, her toy box carries everything from transparent kayaks and SeaBobs to  Fliteboards, Jetboards and e-bikes for exploring on shore.

O’Pari is managed by Atlanta Golden Yachts with a weekly rate starting from €1,000,000.

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Heliad III
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Heliad III

Stats: 27.85 metres, Lynx Yachts, 2020, 8 guests, 4 crew

The recently delivered Heliad III has been described by her broker as the perfect “blend of 1990’s spirit and 2020 technology". Classic lines are complemented by ample al fresco dining and entertaining spaces from which to take in all the action. A large swimming platform offers direct access to the water for guests planning to take a spin on one of her many water toys, including Jet Skis, an inflatable sailboat and a range of water sports gear from paddleboards to wakeboards.

Heliad III is managed by Fraser with a weekly rate starting from €55,000.

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Parillion
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Parillion

Stats: 38.3 metres, Rossinavi, 2014, 10 guests, 10 crew

With a glamorous interior adorned in Swarovski crystals, colourful mosaics and ornate artwork, Parillion perfectly sets the scene for trackside Grand Prix soirees. Generous spaces on board this yacht for charter include a 60 square metre main saloon with an entertaining area and formal dining table, a 42 square metre skylounge with a home cinema set up, plus a full-beam master suite with a fold-down balcony. Up top, a 120 square metre sundeck boasts an al fresco bar and barbecue area together with a 3.5 metre swimming pool finished with a waterfall feature.

Parillion is managed by Edmiston with a weekly rate starting from €220,000.

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Loon
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Loon

Stats: 54.86 metres, Newcastle Marine, 2011, 12 guests, 13 crew

A popular charter yacht renowned for her wealth of toys, guests on board Loon will have access to her treasure trove of gadgets and gizmos including e-Foils, a Flyboard, offshore fishing gear, a waterslide and SeaBobs. Her crew also comprises a divemaster and kitesurfing instructor with all the necessary equipment on board for guests wanting to try their hand at a new watersport. Chartering in the Med for the first time this season, Loon already has a trackside berth secured for the Monaco Grand Prix so guests are guaranteed to be at the centre of the action.

Loon is managed by IYC with a weekly charter rate of €325,000.

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Veni Vidi Vici
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Veni Vidi Vici

Stats: 39.62 metres, Overmarine, 2006, 11 guests, 6 crew

Veni Vidi Vici is in ship shape following an extensive refit in 2019 that saw her receive a full paint job and complete interior refresh, including redecoration of her beach club area. Vast windows and a retractable roof make the saloon the main socialising hub of the yacht from which guests can enjoy a meal at the formal dining table or a drink at the cocktail bar while taking in the sights and sounds of the surrounding event. Outdoors, the foredeck is finished with sunpads and an al fresco dining space while the beach club aft stores a range of toys from Jet Skis and paddleboards to Seabobs and waterskiing or wakeboarding gear.

Veni Vidi Vici is available for charter with Northrop & Johnson with a weekly charter rate starting from €120,000.

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Blush
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Blush

Stats: 45.3 metres, Perini Navi, 2007, 11 guests, 7 crew

For those looking to take in the F1 racing in a more traditional style, Blush offers impressive performances under sail paired with luxurious amenities. A trackside berth has already been secured for the Grand Prix racing, meaning charter guests will have the opportunity to get up close to the action while enjoying themselves on board. Clean, uncluttered decks provide ample space for topping up tans on sunpads and loungers, with covered al fresco dining for entertaining into the evening. Her classic-inspired mahogany interiors offer an additional dining space as well as a cocktail bar and versatile cabin arrangements. Whether a water sports lover or a fitness fanatic, guests will find plenty of toys on board for keeping them entertained after the F1 racing, including paddleboards, SeaBobs, kayaks, gym equipment and wakeboarding or waterskiing gear. The only Perini Navi yacht finished with a red hull, Blush’s colourful exterior instantly sets her apart from the crowd.

Blush is managed by Camper & Nicholsons with a weekly rate starting from €140,000.

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Phoenix 2
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Phoenix 2

Stats: 90.1 metres, Lürssen, 2010, 12 guests, 29 crew

Designed in an opulent Art Deco style, the unrestrained interiors of Phoenix 2 perfectly set the scene for lavish parties on board during the heady weekend of the Monaco Grand Prix. Gilded finishes and red furnishings add a glamorous ambience, offset by geometric stairwells, sparkling chandeliers, black lacquered joinery and a centrepiece Steinway grand piano situated close to the formal dining room for evening entertainment. Above deck, her outdoor spaces boast as many as three pools, with an outdoor cinema for rewatching the racing action and a fleet of all the latest toys for an extra dose of adrenaline. To unwind after a day spent trackside, guests can retreat to the decadent wellness centre complete with a gym, hammam and beauty salon.

Phoenix 2 is managed by Edmiston with a weekly rate starting from €1,000,000.

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Victorious
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Victorious

Stats: 85m, AKYACHT, 2021, 12 guests, 21 crew

The newly delivered Victorious will head to the Med for her first charter season, welcoming some of her first guests aboard as she stops by Port Hercules for the Monaco Grand Prix. A project more than a decade in the making, her massive 2,300GT interiors are lavishly styled and bursting with luxury amenities, making her the perfect host for a post-race party. After a day spent trackside, guests can relax in the beach club complete with a massage room, hammam, heated swimming pool and beauty and hair salon, or rewatch the action of the day in the 10-seat cinema. Later on, enjoy a drink in the cocktail lounge or unwind in the observation saloon with its grand piano before heading to the wine and cigar clubroom with its working fireplace for a final cosy nightcap.

Victorious is managed for charter by Burgess with a weekly rate starting from €800,000.

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Fast and Furious
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Fast and Furious

Stats: 44.5m, AB Yachts, 2016, 12 guests, 7 crew

If you’re a fan of fast cars then why not partner your weekend of F1 racing with a speedy-hungry superyacht like the aptly named Fast and Furious? This sporty charter yacht can hit blistering top speeds of 42 knots and has a cruising speed that’s 21.72 knots above the average for a thrilling ride at sea. This means that guests can explore more of the Med by cutting down cruising times between destinations on the itinerary. For when she’s anchored during the racing, Fast and Furious offers ample deck spaces with al fresco lounging areas that are perfect for watching all the action partnered with clean, contemporary interiors.

Fast and Furious is managed for charter by YPI with a weekly rate starting from €189,000.

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Viking III
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Viking III

Stats: 35.05m, Notika, 2004, 10 guests, 7 crew

Able to host as many as 70 guests quayside, Viking III is the perfect yacht for a Grand Prix after-party at the heart of the action. Guests can watch the F1 circuit from the sundeck for an elevated view, even enjoying the racing from the comfort of the hot tub or the sunpads, while the al fresco cocktail bar will keep everyone supplied with celebratory drinks. Other highlights to be enjoyed once the excitement is over are the sauna and wide range of water toys including an inflatable slide. Viking III is also fresh from an extensive 2021 refit, meaning she’s in prime condition for welcoming charter guests back on board.

Viking III is managed for charter by Hill Robinson with a weekly rate starting from €60,000.

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Little Zoe
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Little Zoe

Stats: 28.3m, Mangusta, 2005, 12 guests, 4 crew

Though she may be smaller in stature, Little Zoe offers ample deck space for al fresco entertaining, sunbathing and watching all of the racing action onshore. Her petite size also helps her hit impressive top speeds of 34 knots so guests will be able to satisfy a need for speed on the water as well. Interiors have been refreshed with a 2020 refit and her toybox offers a range of activities including waterskiing, wakeboarding and scuba diving. As the cherry on top, Little Zoe also boasts a Michelin-starred chef in the galley who will serve up delectable dishes during guests’ time on board.

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

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Moskito
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Moskito

Stats: 55m, Heesen, 2021, 12 guests, 13 crew

Moskito is a recent addition to the charter market and her stunning modern design – from the razor-sharp to the bow to the luxurious interiors finished with swathes of glass and joinery in dark eucalyptus and pale sycamore – sets the scene perfectly for a celebratory weekend. A 100 square metre sundeck is perfect for soaking up all of the F1 action, equipped with a hot tub and al fresco dining. When it’s time to unwind, Moskito’s beach club offers access to both the spa, with its sauna and steam room, as well as the sea for launching her ample fleet of water toys. Moskito is also a suitable option for eco-conscious charterers as her two MTU Tier-III compliant diesel allow her to reduce emissions underway.

Moskito is managed for charter by IYC with a weekly rate starting from $350,000.

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The Shadow
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The Shadow

Stats: 41m, Mondomarine, 2013, 11 guests, 9 crew

If you’re heading to Monaco as part of a family holiday in the Med, The Shadow has been specifically designed with younger charterers in mind. To keep little ones safe on board, all deck stairways have child gates while the guardrails are secured with screens. But aside from safety features, The Shadow also has a range of amenities for keeping all of the family entertained, from the beach club with its floating dock to sky lounge cinema and a range of toys including Jet Skis, kayaks and diving gear tucked away in the toybox. Perfect for introducing youngsters to Monaco’s cruising grounds.

The Shadow is managed for charter by Burgess with a weekly rate starting from €154,000.

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Wind of Fortune

Wind of Fortune

Stats: 52.1m, CRN Ancona, 1981, 16 guests, 11 crew

Generous deck spaces on board Wind of Fortune allow guests to take in the F1 action from on board, from the al fresco lounge and dining areas to the beach club and upper deck Jacuzzi. Her traditional-style interiors finished in nautical colours and glossy wood panelling are well suited to this classic cruising location and offer the ultimate setting for trackside parties during the races. When the Grand Prix is over – or before it begins – guests can make the most of their time on the water by diving into the well-stocked toybox filled with Jet Skis, Kayaks, waterskiing and wakeboarding gear, fishing equipment and more. There’s also a fully-equipped gym with a bike, weights and yoga mats for active charterers to enjoy on the water workouts.

Wind of Fortune is managed for charter by Afroudakis Yachting, with a weekly rate starting from €130,000.

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More about this yacht

FAST AND FURIOUS

AB Yachts   44.5 m •  2015

PARILLION

Rossinavi   48.2 m •  2014

WIND OF FORTUNE

CRN   52.43 m •  1980

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