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8 superyachts chartered by celebrities in 2015


Earvin "Magic" Johnson — Amadeus

Yacht for charter Amadeus

Former NBA star Earvin "Magic" Johnson is a huge fan of 70 metre motor yacht Amadeus. This summer Magic Johnson visited numerous destinations around the Med while on board. During his vacation celebrity guests, including actor Samuel L Jackson and Lewis Hamilton, joined him on Amadeus.

Built in 2007 and refitted in 2014 Amadeus is full of surprises to keep charter guests entertained. She boasts a cinema, automated driving range, sauna and a Steinway grand piano. Amadeus can accommodate 12 guests and also has 19 crew.

Amadeus is available to charter from €475,000 a week.

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Timati – Eclipse

Superyacht Eclipse

Roman Abramovich’s Eclipse is not openly available for charter but Russian rapper Timati managed to vacation on the yacht in August. He decided to share his advice on how to get invited on board Eclipse, which included promising not to break dishes or bring girls on board the yacht.

The second largest yacht in the world 162.5 metre Eclipse was delivered by Blohm+Vossin 2010. Her accommodation includes an owner’s deck which is 56 metres long and has facilities for up to 92 crew and Abramovich’s personal staff.

While Timati enjoyed the yacht's plentiful space in Ibiza, Roman Abramovich opted for a different vacation and Eclipse was spotted off of Greenock, Scotland in July.

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z — Galactica Star

Yacht for charter Galactica Star

Pop star Beyoncé is no stranger to a luxury yacht charter and normally makes the most of her September birthday to enjoy some late summer sun in the Mediterranean.

This year she opted to charter 65 metre Galactica Star, which she also vacationed on in 2013. Joined by a select group of family and friends, including former fellow Destiny's Child star Kelly Rowland, Beyoncé began her holiday relaxing in Capri.

Galactica Star was delivered by Heesen in 2013 and was a multiple winner at the 2014 World Superyacht Awards. There are plenty of areas to relax on board as she features a two-deck beach club and glass-bottom swimming pool.

Galactica Star’sBannenberg & Rowell designed interior can accommodate 12 guests who will be looked after by 13 crew members.

Galactica Star is not openly on the market for charter.

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