14 of the best luxury yachts available to charter at the America's Cup

Spirit of the C's

The basics: The recently redecorated 64 metre superyacht Spirit of the C’s was delivered by Perini Navi in 2003 and sleeps up to 10 guests in five spacious cabins.

Highlights: Her brand-new interior is light and airy, with shades of white and stone running throughout. She features a cosy TV lounge, a main saloon with a contemporary glass fireplace as well as a sleek bar and dining area, complete with a full-length wine fridge, ensuring that nobody has an empty glass for the duration of the competition.

Her deck is spacious and modern and has a wooden Jacuzzi and plenty of sunpads for everyone to unwind or sunbathe. Additionally, there’s a spacious beach club complete with loungers for those who want to dip into the ocean to cool off.

Charter rate: Northrop & Johnson manages Spirit of the C’s for charter and has a high season weekly rate that starts from €198,000 for the America’s Cup.


The basics: An iconic sailing yacht, 53 metre Drumbeat was delivered in 2002 by Alloy Yachts. She sleeps up to 11 guests in five cabins and is perfect for families who are fans of the America’s Cup.

Highlights: Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast under blue skies on the bridge deck or sheltered on the aft deck before a day of excitement watching the competition. If it’s all getting a little too much, take some time to recline on the luxurious sunpads while the children make use of the beach club and keep themselves entertained with the large box of water toys.

Below deck there is plenty of space for entertaining fellow spectators in the large saloon and the secluded dining room is the perfect spot for an intimate supper with your nearest and dearest.

Charter rate: Managed for charter by Yachtzoo, Drumbeat has a rate starting from €175,000 per week for the America’s Cup.


The basics: Eleonora is a striking and classically designed sailing yacht, delivered in 2000 by GraafShip following the original lines of Westward, a renowned racing schooner.

Highlights: Her interior is a haven of rich wood panelling and 19th century-style furnishings. The open plan dining room and lounge is ornate and comfortable, and the four guest cabins feature stunning storage solutions and traditional writing desks.

The spacious deck is well equipped for relaxation and al fresco dining, while those more active guests can make use of Eleonora’s three tenders, water skis and snorkelling equipment.

Charter rate: Eleonora has a weekly rate of €150,000 for the America's Cup and is managed for charter by YPI.


The basics: Jo was delivered in 2004 by Italian shipyard Benetti and had a refit in 2013. The 50 metre superyacht can sleep up to 12 guests in six traditionally decorated cabins.

Highlights: Below deck there are a multitude of options for relaxing and socialising. Settle down with a drink in the main saloon, head up to the sky lounge and bar (complete with jukebox) or simply relax in the TV room with a good film.

On deck there’s a Jacuzzi located between shaded sunpads and a cocktail bar, as well as plenty of seating for dining or admiring the horizon — perfect for lazy afternoons spent soaking up the Bermuda sun.

Her extensive toy box features two clear bottom kayaks, a Gyro towable tube, wind and kitesurfing boards (Jo has two instructors on board), an inflatable slide, waterskis and a vast number of other toys to keep the whole family entertained.

Charter rate: Jo is managed for charter by Camper & Nicholsons and her America’s Cup weekly rate is $195,000.

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