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The most expensive superyachts for charter
Looking to splash some cash? We round up the world’s most expensive superyachts for charter on the market right now, for those seeking a truly memorable vacation on board a supersized luxury yacht. From fun-filled family charters packed with the latest toys to DJ booths and state-of-the-art sound systems for those looking to throw the ultimate party at sea, these multi-million-dollar charters have it all...
Stats: 85.1 metres, Lürssen, launched 2013, 12 guests and 29 crew.
Bang for your buck: Solandge is not so much a superyacht as a floating spa. The bridge deck hosts a sauna, steam room, beauty salon, massage room and gym, which opens on to a grand outdoor pool. But she’s also a popular charter yacht for families and for entertaining, easily hosting up to 60 guests for a special celebration.
Where to find her: Solandge spends her winters in the Caribbean and The Bahamas and summers in the Med.
Stats: 85 metres, Oceanco, launched 2010, 16 guests, 23 crew
Bang for your buck: With a lavish spa, a home cinema, a gyroscopic pool table, and a vast bridge deck designed for parties and entertaining featuring a pool, full bar, and DJ booth, Sunrays has got everything you need on board. Her outstanding owner's deck features a full-beam lounge, dining for up to 22 guests and a master suite with adjoining VIP cabin, while a beach suite on the lower deck offers stunning views from a sea terrace.
Where to find her: The Western Mediterranean serves as Sunrays' summer cruising grounds, while her winters are spent in the Indian Ocean.
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Stats: 85.3 metres, SilverYachts, 2019, 16 guests, 20 crew
Bang for your buck: Designed in collaboration with Espen Øino, Bold made her debut at the 2019 Monaco Yacht Show. She boasts vast outdoor entertaining areas with a bar and teppanyaki grill, an outdoor cinema and an eight-person Jacuzzi on the sundeck. Meanwhile, her versatile 34-metre main deck can carry an array of toys and tenders, and doubles as a helipad with a helihanger-cum-disco below. Despite her size, this serious explorer has a top speed of 23 knots.
Where to find her: Caribbean islands from the Bahamas to the BVI's will serve as the winter cruising grounds for Bold, while her summers are spent sailing between the French Riviera, Corsica, Sardinia and up to Northern Europe.
Stats: 85.6 metres, Derecktor, launched 2010, 12 guests and 28 crew.
Bang for your buck: Enjoy Aquila's owners' deck with a private terrace overlooking the bow, or head to 'the London Bar' for a cocktail. Boasting a private members' club feel, she features a gym, massage rooms, a party deck complete with DJ booth, light show and smoke machine and a cinema. Additionally, she has endless water toys, huge outdoor spaces and an impressive beach club.
Where to find her: Available on request.
Stats: 82 metre, Abeking & Rasmussen, delivered in 2015, 12 guests and 23 crew
Bang for your buck: Ideal if you want to focus on health and wellness during your charter RoMEA has a fully-equipped spa on the bridge deck, complete with a beauty salon and massage table. Her lower deck has a wellness zone with Finnish sauna, natural pebble flooring, a large Jacuzzi. Other stand out features include indoor and outdoor cinemas and an expansive beach club area.
Where to find her: RoMea is available in the Western Mediterranean during the summer season and will spend her winter in the Maldives.
Stats: 68.2 metres, Abeking and Rasmussen, 2020, 12 guests, 17 crew
Bang for your buck: One of the latest entries to this list, Soaring first hit the water in early 2020. The sporty superyacht has been described as a “custom-made floating home that leaves nothing to be desired by her owner” and has been styled inside and out by Focus Yacht Design. Highlights include a sundeck bar and Jacuzzi, with the lower decks boasting a beach club, gym and steam room.
Where to find her: Soaring will be available to charter in the Mediterranean during the summer season.
Stats: 82.3 metres, Abeking & Rasmussen, 2013, 12 guests, 23 crew
Bang for your buck: Brand new to the charter market, you could be one of the first guests on board Secret this summer. Spread over five decks, there's plenty of space to soak up the sun. In the day, cocktails are served poolside on the bridge deck; in the evening, guests can gather on the sun deck sofas for nibbles and watch the set into the Med. Bonus features include a dedicated cinema with red leather seats and a beach club packed with toys.
Where to find her: Charters on board Secret can visit the Adriatic and the Mediterranean during the summer season, as well as various destinations in Greece.
Stats: 78.43 metres, Abeking & Rasmussen, 2008, 12 guests, 24 crew
Bang for your buck: Throughout this five-deck superyacht guests can find a 10-seat cinema, a well-equipped gym and a beach club with a spa, sauna and massage room to boot. Eminence also features a central elevator which runs from the lower deck up to the expansive sun deck with a Jacuzzi, bar, and sunbathing areas. Her interiors have been carefully designed by Reymond Langton, best showcased by the upper deck master suite which offers 180-degree views, a private deck, study and stunning onyx clad bathrooms.
Where to find her: Eminence can be chartered year round in the Mediterranean Sea or Caribbean islands.
Stats: 85 metre, Golden Yachts, 2018, 12 guests and 27 crew
Bang for your buck: One of the 200 largest superyachts in the world, O’Ptasia is the flagship of the Golden Yacht’s fleet. She has 11 cabins, and the most spectacular is her owner’s suite on her upper deck. Measuring 95 square meters it has a private study, walk in wardrobe and en-suite bathroom. She also has a spectacular beach club, with a steam room and massage area, a helipad and a pool on the sundeck.
Where to find her: Available for charter in West-Med, East-Med, French Riviera, Sardinia, Corsica, Naples, Sicily, Turkey, Italian Riviera and Greece all year round.
O’Ptasia is managed for charter by Atalanta Golden Yachts.
Stats: 76.25 metres, Abeking & Rasmussen, 2016, 14 guests, 22 crew
Bang for your buck: Ideal for adventurous sailors, this explorer yacht is fully equipped for epic voyages in remote destinations. Cloudbreak comes with a superyacht helideck (certified for commercial use) for its custom Bell 429 Global Ranger, a ski room, a fireplace and the largest toy chest ever built. The sauna, massage room and chilled plunge pool provide the ultimate relaxation after a day of heli-skiing. A winter garden and panoramic upper salon offer further areas for unwinding on board.
Where to find her: Charter guests can cruise Cloubdreak through off-the-beaten-track destinations, including the icy wilderness of Antarctica or the remote islands of Fiji.