Top 16 regatta ready luxury yacht charters

These days, families chartering large yachts have the opportunity to bring home more than just memories and snapshots. They can also bring home trophies when they charter a sailing yacht for some of the best superyacht regattas worldwide.

If you are looking for regatta success here are some of the best race ready luxury yachts available for charter:

P2 (38m)

Designed by Phillipe Briand and built by Perini Navi to be a high-performance yacht with a luxurious interior, P2 swept the 2014 Newport Bucket with straight wins. She has a flexible arrangement that provides three cabins for up to six guests. Sensitive in light air yet fast in a breeze, the 2008 yacht carries more than 13,000 sq. ft. of sail downwind.

Kawil (34m)

A modern and stylish yacht designed by Sparkman & Stephens, Kawil was built in America by Derecktor Shipyard. Carrying six guests in three cabins, the yacht has a spacious pilothouse that provides wind and sun protection. Placing third in the 2014 Newport Bucket, Kawil is a proven competitor.

Bristolian (29m)

Having circumnavigated the world and crossed the North Atlantic in just 14 days, this German Frers designed Bristolian is fast and comfortable. Built by CNB Bordeaux, she won the Grand Dames des Mers class in the 2013 Newport Bucket.

Endeavour (39m)

If you want to stop traffic, then legendary J-Class yacht Endeavour, delivered in 1934 and built by Camper & Nicholsons, is sure to do it. Sleeping up to eight guests in four cabins, this yacht was refit in 2012 and carries a massive spread of sail.

Parsifal III (54m)

Built by Perini Navi and refitted in 2012, Parsifal III sleeps up to 12 guests in five cabins. Ketch-rigged, she has a flying bridge to enjoy the racing action, and she includes a plunge pool on the upper deck. She claimed first place finishes in the 2013 Lora Piana Caribbean Regatta.

Marie (54m)

2010 Vitters ketch Marie is spectacular in many ways, from her sleek black hull to the spacious teak and mahogany deck to the luxurious interior that includes a mini-grand piano. Four cabins accommodate up to eight guests, and she took third place in the 2014 Lora Piana Caribbean Regatta.

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