The world's 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...

Octopus

From $2,200,000 per week
Credit: Camper & Nicholsons

Stats: 126.2 metres, Lürssen, 2003, 26 guests, 63 crew

Bang for your buck: Following her recent sale in 2021, Octopus is available to charter for the first time since her delivery to the late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen in 2003. At 126 metres, Octopus is one of the largest superyachts in the world so has plenty of space on board for amenities. She’s well equipped for exploration, with two helipads and a hangar, storage for up to eight tenders, an ROV, Triton submarines and a fully-equipped dive centre. Across her eight decks Octopus also boasts a glass-bottomed underwater observation lounge, a cinema, a heated fresh water swimming pool and multiple Jacuzzis, bars and al fresco entertaining areas.

Where to find her: As an explorer-capable yacht with an ice-classed hull and cruising range of 12,500 nautical miles, Octopus offers a range of destinations for adventurous charterers to discover. This summer she will be cruising around central America and the Pacific before heading to cooler climes in Antarctica for the winter.

Octopus is managed for charter by Camper & Nicholsons.

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OCTOPUS

Lurssen   126.2 m •   2003

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OCTOPUS

Lurssen   126.2 m •   26 guests • Price from $2,200,000 p/w

Ahpo

From €2,500,000 per week
Credit: Guillaume Plisson

Stats: 115 metres, Lürssen, 2022, 16 guests, 36 crew

Bang for your buck: Ahpo made waves when she left the shipyard at Lürssen with her striking duo-tone exterior and half-moon windows. If her commercial helipad and world-class gym aren't enough to tempt you on board, perhaps the yacht's two-storey owner's suite or eight-metre swimming pool might. Wellness is at the heart of a charter on board Ahpo and a crew of 36 is on hand to ensure that every whim is catered to.

Where to find her: You will find Ahpo spending her maiden season in the Mediterranean before following the fleet across the Atlantic to the Caribbean.

Ahpo is managed for charter by Moran Yacht & Ship

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AHPO

Lurssen   115.1 m •   2021

Dream

From €2,000,000 per week

Stats: 106.5 metres, Haliç Tersaneleri, 1997, 36 guests, 40 crew

Bang for your buck: First launched as a passenger ship in 1997, Dream emerged from an extensive refit in 2018 undertaken by Olympic Yacht Services with the help of designers Giorgio Vafiadis and Ciarmoli Queda Studio. Interior spaces are spread across six decks and are well equipped for glamorous events and parties, with dining spaces, including a special Teppanyaki hot table, for up to 44 guests. Other highlights on board include a spa, cinema, sundeck infinity pool, a business centre with a board room, a helipad and a beach club stocked with diving gear.

Where to find her: Dream will be exploring the eastern and western Mediterranean during her upcoming charter season.

Dream is managed for charter by Hill Robinson.

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DREAM

Haliç Tersaneleri   106.5 m •   1997

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DREAM

Haliç Tersaneleri   106.5 m •   36 guests • Price from €2,200,000 p/w

Madsummer

From €1,600,000 per week

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

Bang for your buck: One of the biggest launches of 2019, Madsummer is available for charter at no small price. Featuring a 12-metre swimming pool and dedicated spa, there's plenty of opportunities to unwind on board. 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.

Where to find her: Madsummer can be found cruising in The Bahamas and throughout the Caribbean year-round.

Madsummer is managed for charter by Moran Yacht & Ship.

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MADSUMMER

Lurssen   95 m •   2019

Lady S

From €1,470,000 per week

Stats: 93 metres, Feadship, 2019, 12 guests, 33 crew

Bang for your buck: Standout features on board Lady S include a two deck IMAX theatre, fully certified helipad and swimming pool. The yacht is also equipped with a number of sports facilities for golf, basketball, volleyball and football. Meanwhile, her Reymond Langton interior has been likened to a "beautiful and contemporary jewellery box.”

Where to find her: Find Lady S in the Mediterranean during the summer and the western coast of Mexico during the winter months.

Lady S is managed for charter by Edmiston.

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LADY S

Feadship   93 m •   2019

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LADY S

Feadship   93 m •   12 guests • Price from €1,470,000 p/w

Man of Steel

From €1,200,000 per week
Photo: Ocean Independence

Stats: 86 metres, Oceanco, 2010, 12 guests, 28 crew

Bang for your buck: Iconic Oceanco superyacht Man of Steel has never been offered for charter before now, so big spenders who book in this season will be the first charter guests to enjoy her. Guests can arrive in style thanks to the helipad, spending their days on deck soaking up the sunshine in her two pools surrounded by sun loungers and al fresco dining spaces. Below deck, she boasts a state-of-the-art private cinema with tiered seating, a spa centre with a gym and resident therapist and an owner’s suite overlooking its own private Jacuzzi deck. A well-stocked toybox provides the likes of e-foils, dive gear, a Hoverboard and a jet board.

Where to find her: Man of Steel will spend her first-ever charter season in the western Mediterranean.

Man of Steel is managed by Ocean Independence. Not available for sale or charter to US residents while in US waters.

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MAN OF STEEL

Oceanco   86.01 m •   2010

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MAN OF STEEL

Oceanco   86.01 m •   12 guests • Price from €1,200,000 p/w

Kismet

From €1,200,000 per week

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

Bang for your buck: Kismet has high-end entertaining in her DNA. The expansive yacht was built by Shahid Khan, owner of Fulham Football Club and the Jacksonville Jaguars. She stands out with a glamorous interior by Reymond Langton, but it’s her calming outdoor spaces that set her apart – snuggle into a bamboo swing on the side deck or cuddle by the on-deck fire pit.

Where to find her: In the winter season Kismet can be chartered in the Caribbean, and during the summer she is based in the Mediterranean.

Kismet is managed for charter by Moran Yacht & Ship.

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KISMET

Lurssen   95.2 m •   2014

Tranquility

From €1,100,000 per week
Credit: Camper & Nicholsons

Stats:  91.5 metres, Oceanco, 2014, 22 guests, 31 crew

Bang for your buck: Tranquility offers the best of both worlds, pairing ice-class explorer capabilities with a luxurious, oriental-inspired Winch interior finished with a showstopping Perspex piano. Able to accommodate up to 22 guests waited on by 31 crewmembers, she is the ultimate party yacht for those wanting to splash some cash on a special occasion. Features spread across her 91.5 metres include a 20 square metre swimming pool and a top-deck hot tub, two touch-and-go helipads for seamless arrivals and departures plus an extensive 121 square metre wellness area complete with a gym for on-the-water workouts as well as a sauna, Hammam, spa treatment room and experiential showers for unwinding after days spent underwater using the on board scuba set-up.

Where to find her: During the summer season, Tranquility will be cruising the Mediterranean, stopping by at some of Europe’s most glamorous events including the Cannes Film Festival. Come winter, she will be off exploring the Indian Ocean and Middle Eastern coastlines.

Tranquility is managed by Camper & Nicholsons.

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TRANQUILITY

Oceanco   91.5 m •   2014

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TRANQUILITY

Oceanco   91.5 m •  26 guests •  €149,900,000

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TRANQUILITY

Oceanco   91.5 m •   26 guests • Price from €1,100,000 p/w

Excellence

From €1,050,000 per week

Stats: 80 metres, Abeking & Rasmussen, 2019, 12 guests, 20 crew

Bang for your buck:  The distinctive exterior of Excellence may already set her apart from the crowd, but it’s her on board features, spread out across 2,115GT of internal space, that make her worth the price tag. Highlights include the triple height atrium with floor to ceiling windows, and the private owners deck dedicated to the master suite with its own Jacuzzi and terrace. Guests can also make use of her impressive wellness amenities, which include a pool with a swim-up bar as well as gym, sauna and spa. A cinema room and a well-stocked toybox will also ensure that everyone on board is entertained during their stay.

Where to find her: Excellence spends her winter months exploring the Caribbean islands.

Excellence is managed for charter by Burgess.

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EXCELLENCE

Abeking & Rasmussen   79.95 m •   2019

O'Pari

From €1,000,000 per week

Stats: 95 metres, Golden Yachts, 2020, 12 guests, 29 crew

Bang for your buck: If you're a watersports enthusiast O'Pari has more than enough toys in her garage to keep you entertained, from kayaks and seabobs to waterski and wakeboard equiptment. Further on-board highlights include her sizable sundeck, complete with a DJ booth, bar and Jacuzzi with panoramic views, as well as the beach club featuring a massage room, Turkish hammam and Finnish sauna. There's also a helipad for transporting guests to and fro.

Where to find her: Throughout the year, O'Pari cruises in Mediterranean destinations such as Greece, Italy, Turkey and Croatia, as well as in the Leeward and Windward Islands.

O'Pari is managed for charter by Atalanta Golden Yachts.

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O'PARI

Golden Yachts   94.6 m •   2020

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O'PARI

Golden Yachts   95 m •   12 guests • Price from €1,000,000 p/w

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