Want to host the ultimate New Year's Eve party? There's no better way to ring in 2023 than on board a luxury charter yacht, where you can enjoy the best views for fireworks, a gourmet New Year's Eve meal cooked by the chef and the perfect party atmosphere in total privacy. Not sure which superyacht would best suit your needs? Whether you're looking for a classic charter, the ultimate party boat or want to see in the New Year under sail, get inspired with our roundup of the best superyachts to charter around the world for New Year's Eve 2022...
Stats: 48.8 metres, Rossinavi, 2020, 10 guests, 9 crew
Highlights: Delivered by Rossinavi in 2020, EIV is instantly recognisable with her svelte and sporty, automotive-inspired exterior. She is particularly well-equipped for hosting a New Year’s Eve party; boasting a custom-designed 200-bottle wine cellar, two Jacuzzis, a high-tech, surround sound AV system to play out party tunes and numerous drop-down balconies to open up the space and bring the party right out to the water level. Other highlights include Murano glass artworks that add a touch of glamour to the on-board ambience as well as a fully-stocked toybox carrying e-foils, fishing gear, Jet Skis and more.
Location: The Grenadines
Charter rate: from $245,000 per week with IYC.
Stats: 37 metres, Oyster, 2019, 12 guests, 6 crew
Sail into the New Year on board the recently-launched Archelon. Offering thrilling speeds combined with generous interior volumes, Archelon is ideal for gathering family and friends for a classic sailing experience with all the modern amenities. Enjoy a festive meal out on deck or watch fireworks while soaking in the hot tub. For active charterers, there’s also a wealth of toys stored on board, including e-foils, e-bikes, gym equipment, paddleboards, kayaks and SeaBobs.
Charter rate: From €125,000 per week with Ocean Independence.
Stats: 40.06m, Sunseeker, 2020, 10 guests, 8 crew
Highlights: The newest addition to the Sunseeker 131 range, TC is perfectly designed for cruising The Bahamas. Elegant Wenge wood-finished interiors offer floor-to-ceiling windows for taking in the views, while outdoor spaces are equipped with a hot tub, al fresco dining and a beach club. A well-stocked toybox carrying the likes of Jet Skis, SeaBobs, fishing gear and a beach set up, offers plenty of opportunities for time spent on the water.
Location: The Bahamas
Charter rate: From $195,000 per week with IYC.
Stats: 35 metres, Benetti, 2003, 10 guests, 7 crew
Highlights: Sporting a traditional panelled interior finished with designer furnishings by Ralph Lauren and Hermes, guests will on board DXB will see in the New Year in style. Enjoy the fireworks from the sundeck, complete with a drinks bar, barbecue and jacuzzi, or enjoy a celebratory meal in the formal dining room. DXB adds to her collection of toys a brand new Jet Ski and tender, so guests can spend their days waterskiing or wakeboarding, or exploring the colourful underwater world of the Arabian Sea with SeaBobs and snorkel gear.
Location: Start the New Year lavishly in the City of Gold as DXB cruises along the coast of Dubai this winter.
Charter rate: From €95,000 per week with Edmiston.
Stats: 40.21 metres, Trident, 1999, 9 guests, 7 crew
Highlights: Following a 2021 refit, Just Sayin’ is in ship shape and ready to welcome back charter guests on board. Enjoy balmy evenings with al fresco drinks and dinner on the main deck, or unwind and watch fireworks from the deck hot tub. Just Sayin’ is also equipped with a well-stocked toybox, carrying SeaDoos, paddleboards and gear for fishing, waterskiing and wakeboarding.
Location: The Bahamas
Charter rate: From $100,000 with Hill Robinson.
Stats: 51 metres, Konjo Boat Builders, 2014, 14 guests, 18 crew
Highlights: Immerse yourself in Indonesian culture as your cruise the country’s coast on board the traditional Phinisi yacht Dunia Baru. Alongside boasting a stunning classic design and stylish interiors, this sailing yacht offers a crew of experts to ensure the best experience possible for your festive party. Craft your unique itinerary with the personal cruise director, indulge in a treatment with the onboard masseuse and enjoy unparalleled diving experiences led by experts with intimate local knowledge. For your New Year’s meal, taste a menu crafted in front of your eyes at the Teppanyaki grill.
Location: Let Dunia Baru introduce you to her home as she cruises her local waters in Indonesia.
Charter rate: From $120,000 per week with Y.CO.
Stats: 80 metres, Yachtley, 2019, 12 guests, 29 crew
Highlights: A newer addition to the charter market, Elements offers generous spaces and all the luxury amenities needed to party in the New Year. Opulent interiors by Cristiano Gatto set the mood while the spa complete with a hammam and massage room will help you unwind after the festivities. Guests can gather in the al fresco or indoor dining and drinking spaces, or spend quality time together in the cinema room. A spectacular beach club will help you kickstart your New Year’s fitness resolutions, with a fleet of toys on offer from kayaks, paddleboards and Flyboards to gear for waterskiing, wakeboarding and scuba diving.
Location: Caribbean & Bahamas
Charter rate: From €900,000 per week with Ocean Independence.
Stats: 68m, Abeking & Rasmussen, 2020, 12 guests, 17 crew
Highlights: Described as a "custom-made floating home," Soaring hit the water in 2020. A spa and beauty treatment room will ensure that guests are looking their best for a New Year’s Eve party, while dinner and celebratory drinks can be enjoyed across the elegant saloon and dining room. The best spot for taking in fireworks is from the aft deck, which features a Jacuzzi with a wrap-around bar and unrivalled views.
Charter rate: From €750,000 per week with Ocean Independence.
Stats: 74.5 metres, Amels, 2006, 12 guests and 21 crew
Highlights: Following a rebuild and six metre extension completed in 2020, Lady E now offers improved facilities and greater space on board. New additions include a beach club complete with a lounge, TV and bar and a well-stocked toybox featuring two new tenders, a climbing wall, a water slide, diving gear, e-foils, a hoverboard and more. Other changes include the new wellness centre with a hammam, swimming pool, a climate-controlled gym and a beauty salon for spa treatments.
Location: Be one of the first to see in 2022 in Australia, as Lady E cruises around Sydney or Melbourne during the New Year festivities.
Charter rate: From $623,000 per week with Burgess.