Whether you're organising a corporate event at some of the most prestigious celebrations on the charter calendar, celebrating a big birthday party or commemorating a milestone celebration like an anniversary or even a wedding reception, these superyachts have all the space and amenities for hosting epic soirées at sea...
With expansive deck spaces, ample facilities and decadent décor including a live aquarium, Baglietto’s flagship Vicky perfectly sets the scene for celebratory festivities. Lobby spaces on this 59-metre superyacht are completed with a piano for late-night entertainment and an eye-catching aquarium, plus a toybox bursting to the brim will keep everyone on the water entertained. To continue the after-party, guests can take a dip in the sundeck swimming pool or join the primary charterers in the master suite’s private saloon for a nightcap.
Capacity at quay: 80 guests
Vicky is managed by Ocean Independence with a weekly charter rate starting from €250,000 per week.
Take your guests back in time on board classic 1974 Feadship Secret Life. Permanently based in the party capital of St Tropez, the ample deck spaces on this 45-metre superyacht are equipped with elegant al fresco lounges and dining areas that make her an ideal host for corporate events or scaled-up celebrations. Indoors, her versatile main saloon can be divided into two separate rooms via a discreet sliding door during events, and guests looking for a quiet spot to break away from the crowd can also retreat to a hidden library.
Capacity at quay: 150 guests
Secret Life is managed by IYC with a weekly charter rate starting from €89,000.
Once a former passenger vessel, Dream was transformed into a private superyacht after nearly a decade of refit works. And while she is now bedecked in the glamorous interiors befitting a luxury charter, her vast interior spaces allow her to accommodate many more guests than would usually be able to step on board, with 18 suites for 36 guests and room for up to 40 members of crew. Party guests can arrive or depart in style thanks to the touch-and-go helipad, while a Japanese-style dining room with a teppanyaki grill, a private cinema, a two-level pool with a swim-up bar and a fully-equipped dive centre offer all the amenities for a variety of party themes and occasions.
Capacity at quay: 36 guests
Dream is managed by Hill Robinson with a weekly charter rate starting from €2,000,000.
The bridge deck on Royal Denship superyacht Force Blue, complete with a cocktail bar, professional DJ station and disco lighting offers the perfect setup for partying the night away. There’s also a sundeck hot tub, a games table in the saloon and an impressive walk-in wine cellar next to the formal dining room to keep guests entertained. The next day, stunning spa facilities will revive the sore-of-head, while the plain exhausted can retreat to the cinema. Currently undergoing an extensive winter refit, Force Blue will be back on the charter market this summer having been extended to 70 metres with an enlarged beach club and refreshed interiors.
Capacity at quay: 60 guests
Force Blue is managed for charter by Fraser, with a charter rate starting from €330,000 per week.
Sea Breeze III
After undergoing an extensive refit in 2020, classic superyacht Sea Breeze III is back on the charter market, offering the perfect setting for an event or celebration by combining old-school charm with modern facilities. New additions include an extended swimming platform with a barbecue for al fresco celebrations, plus a hydrotherapy hot tub on the foredeck and a well-stocked toybox. As Sea Breeze III is permanently based in Auckland, New Zealand, guests stepping on board for a party can enjoy the scenic cruising grounds of the Hauraki Gulf and wider south pacific, complemented by locally-sourced seafood and speciality wines.
Capacity at quay: 99 guests
Sea Breeze III is managed by 37 south with a weekly charter rate starting from $65,000.
Showcasing sporty lines and with a top speed of 38 knots, 50 metre Da Vinci is one of the largest Mangustas available on the charter market. Launched in 2017, on board highlights include a large bathing platform, a spa pool on the 15 metre long foredeck, and an impressive open plan interior. The main saloon is the entertainment hub of the yacht, featuring a luxe marble bar and gilded, Gatsby-esque touches throughout.
Capacity at quay: 100 guests
Da Vinci is managed for charter by Northrop & Johnson with a weekly rate starting from €225,000.
Esmeralda's expansive decks are the ideal setting for a special anniversary, birthday or corporate event. The upper aft deck on this 62 metre superyacht has a bar, al fresco dining and optional awnings for protection from the sun. Meanwhile, guests can enjoy 360-degree views from the panoramic sun deck complete with a raised jacuzzi and sun loungers. Her striking, classic-inspired lines will turn heads in any port, while lavishly decorated interiors set the scene for a night of glamorous festivities.
Capacity at quay: 150 guests
Esmeralda is managed by Fraser with a weekly charter rate starting from $230,000.
After an extensive interior refit in 2018, this 73 metre Lurssen is certainly in ship shape. There's space for 200 revellers on Titania's sun and pool decks alone, while a 3.8 metre stern extension houses a beach club with sauna, bar and sofas, which converts into a stylish nightclub for those looking to continue the party into the night. For smaller gatherings, the pool deck bar seats eight – with another four pool seats – and can be set up for a DJ. Primary charterers staying on board can get glammed up for events in the beauty salon with the help of the on board beautician before other guests arrive, then can unwind after the festivities with a treatment from the resident masseuse.
Capacity at quay: 200 guests
Titania is managed for charter by Burgess and has a weekly starting rate of €525,000.
For parties where music is a key element, 62 metre motor yacht RoMa is more than sufficiently equipped for dockside events as her impressive audio system includes a party mode that provides music to all decks. There's also a games table for playing poker if the event is casino themed, while her main saloon bar is an ideal spot for pre and post dinner cocktails. A welcoming entrance lobby from which guests can head up to the party via a glass elevator sets the mood for revellers on arrival.
Capacity at quay: 100 guests
RoMa is managed by Northrop & Johnson with a weekly charter rate starting from €345,000.Read More/Charter calendar: 12 things to see and do in 2022