The best yacht charter deals available right now

If the past year has left you yearning for a much-needed break, there are plenty of charter deals and discounts to be found for a last-minute getaway this summer. BOAT does the research so you don’t have to – take a look at the best discounts, special rates and last minute offers available now. 

Meira

Stats: 50 metres, Neta Marine, 2018, 12 guests, 10 crew

The deal: For charters booked to take place during summer 2021 in either Greece or Turkey, Meira is offering a special reduced charter rate starting from €94,500 per week.

Highlights: Meira is the perfect choice for charter guests wanting to experience the thrill of cruising under sail while also enjoying the luxury amenities found on larger motor yachts. At 50 metres LOA, Meira has plenty of space for outdoor entertaining, especially up on the sundeck which offers sunpads and loungers, an alfresco seating area for casual dining or coffee and a drinks bar for sipping cocktails at sunset which wraps around a hot tub. Below deck, she offers a spa comprising a sauna and massage room, elegant socialising and dining spaces and a sizable master suite with separate his and hers bathrooms and dressing rooms.

Meira is managed for charter by Ocean Independence with a weekly charter rate starting from €105,000.

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MEIRA

Neta Marine   54.5 m •   2018

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MEIRA

Neta Marine   54.5 m •  12 guests •  €12,500,000

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MEIRA

Neta Marine   54.5 m •   12 guests • Price from €105,000 p/w

Excelerate Z

Stats: 28 metres, Sunseeker, 2006, 8 guests, 3 crew

The deal: Charters booked to take place during summer 2021 on board Excelerate Z as she cruises the Côte d’Azur will be offered a special price of €45,000 per week – a €4,000 reduction from her high summer charter rate.

Highlights: Excelerate Z is new to the charter market and offers a wealth of amenities packed into a modest size. Highlights on board this Sunseeker 94 include a sundeck with a hot tub and a dedicated sunbathing area for topping up tans. The yacht also carries a range of toys including gear for wakeboarding, waterskiing and snorkelling.

Excelerate Z is managed for charter by Ocean Independence with a weekly charter rate starting from €46,000.

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EXCELERATE Z

Sunseeker   28.13 m •   2006

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EXCELERATE Z

Sunseeker   28.13 m •   8 guests • Price from €46,000 p/w

Illusion I

Stats: 55.5m, Feadship, 1983/2019, 12 guests, 12 crew

The deal: With a rare gap to fill in her summer cruising calendar, Illusion I is offering a special weekly rate of €146,000 from August 29 to September 5 between Sardinia and Corsica.

Highlights: Illusion I is a shining example of a classic Feadship, custom-built in 1983 and extensively refitted in 2019. The chef on board specialises in traditional Italian, Greek and Arabic cuisine and there are numerous spots to sample his culinary delights. A shaded dining table on the main deck aft is a popular spot for breakfast, lunches are best enjoyed up on the bridge deck aft and evening meals can be served in the formal dining room. She can accommodate up to 12 guests across six cabins, with a master suite positioned on the main deck and a VIP suite below.

Illusion I is managed by Edmiston with a normal weekly charter rate starting from €175,000.

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ILLUSION I

Feadship   55.47 m •   1983

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ILLUSION I

Feadship   55.5 m •   12 guests • Price from €175,000 p/w

Crossbow

Stats: 31.71m, Southern Wind, 2016, 8 guests, 5 crew

The deal: Due to a cancellation, Crossbow is now available from August 30 in Rome to September 13 in the South of France with a 15% discount across the two weeks.

Highlights: Built by the lauded South African shipyard Southern Wind, Crossbow was built as a high-performance sloop and is one of the finest sailing yachts available for charter. She made the shortlist at the 2017 World Superyacht Awards, which comes as no surprise given her oversized cockpit - the perfect spot for sunset meals - and main saloon with 270-degree views out across the ocean. A spacious studio amidships separates the saloon from the private owner's area.

Crossbow is managed for charter by Edmiston with a normal weekly charter rate starting from €62,000.

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CROSSBOW

Southern Wind Shipyard   31.71 m •   2016

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CROSSBOW

Southern Wind Shipyard   31.71 m •   8 guests • Price from €62,000 p/w

Aresteas

Stats: 50.75 metres, Yildizlar Yachting, 2017, 12 guests, 10 crew

The deal: Charters booked to take place throughout September 2021 will receive a 20% discount in fees.

Highlights: Sailing yacht Aresteas offers the volumes of a motor yacht combined with the experience of cruising under sail. The spacious interior of this 50 metre superyacht features a lounge, bar and private cinema and spa complete with a massage room and infrared Himalayan salt sauna, while above deck guests can take a dip in a glass-bottomed jacuzzi or enjoy meals al fresco. For fitness-focused charter guests, Aresteas comes equipped with both a gym and an RYA-approved water sports centre, complete with a range of toys including Jet skis, Sea Bobs and scuba diving gear.

Aresteas is managed for charter by Hill Robinson with a weekly charter rate starting from €150,000.

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ARESTEAS

Aresteas Yachting   50.75 m •   2017

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ARESTEAS

Aresteas Yachting   50.75 m •  12 guests •  €15,750,000

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ARESTEAS

50.75 m •   12 guests • Price from €150,000 p/w

Mac Brew

Stats: 39 metres, Heesen, 2002, 12 guests, 8 crew

The deal: A special weekly rate of €90,000 is offered for charters booked to take place during September 2021.

Highlights: Recommended by her broker as an ideal yacht for family charters, Mac Brew has a wealth of amenities packed into 39 metres. The main social hub is on the sundeck, which is equipped with a jacuzzi pool, al fresco dining and a dedicated sunbathing area, while her toybox boasts a great selection of toys from gym equipment and Jet Skis to towables, kayaks and gear for fishing and scuba diving. Below deck, there’s also a cosy lounge for watching movies and a master suite with a private office.

Mac Brew is managed for charter by Ocean Indpendence with a weekly charter rate starting from €125,000.

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MAC BREW

Heesen   40 m •   2002

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MAC BREW

Heesen   39.4 m •   12 guests • Price from €125,000 p/w

Bon Vivant

Stats: 49.94 metres, Codecasa, 2013, 12 guests, 10 crew

The deal: A special rate of €193,500 is offered for charters booked to take place between September 18 and 25, 2021.

Highlights: Bon Vivant is fresh from a 2020 refit, and offers brand new facilities on board, including a deck Jacuzzi and a fully-equipped Technogym with a fold-down balcony. She also boasts a well-stocked toy box that carries the likes of Jet Skis, Sea Bobs, paddleboards and gear for waterskiing and wakeboarding. Ideal for cruising the Caribbean, Bon Vivant features a shallow draft and can muster up top speeds of 29 knots.

Bon Vivant is managed for charter by IYC with a weekly charter rate starting from €215,000.

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BON VIVANT

Codecasa   49.9 m •   2013

Ventum Maris

Stats: 65.7 metres, Amels, 2011, 12 guests, 17 crew

The deal: Charters booked to take place in the west Med during September 15 and October 15 will receive a 15% discount off Ventum Maris’ low season rate, with a special price of €440,000 + VAT.

Highlights: Having undergone a €6 million refit in 2019, Ventum Maris is in prime condition. With a volume of 1,503 GT, this superyacht offers generous interior space given her size, boasting a main deck master suite with its own private lobby and lounge, office and walk-in wardrobe. An ideal area for guests to gather is the sundeck, which features a counter-current pool with a swim-up wet bar and a jacuzzi forward. Aft there is also a lounge area with an oval day bed, a fully-equipped gym, a steam room and an outdoor cinema space.

Ventum Maris is managed for charter by Edmiston with a weekly charter rate starting from $612,000.

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VENTUM MARIS

Amels   65.7 m •   2011

Secret

Stats: 82.5 metres, Abeking & Rasmussen, 2013, 12 guests, 23 crew

The deal: Charters booked to take place in the Mediterranean before October 2021 will receive a 10% discount for one week and 20% discount for two weeks or more. 

Highlights: Spanning over 80 metres and encompassing five decks, this Abeking & Rasmussen superyacht is filled with luxury amenities inside her lavish interiors. Enjoy drinks from the sundeck bar during a dip in the hot tub, take your meals al fresco, top-up tans on the sunpads or practice yoga on the huge aft main deck during your time on board. There’s also a range of toys tucked away in the garage including windsurfing gear, paddleboards and towables.

Secret is managed for charter by Burgess with a weekly charter rate starting from €840,000.

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SECRET

Abeking & Rasmussen   82.48 m •   2013

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SECRET

Abeking & Rasmussen   82.3 m •  12 guests •  €99,000,000

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SECRET

Abeking & Rasmussen   82.48 m •   12 guests • Price from €840,000 p/w

Soaring

Image credit: Tom Van Oossanen and Focus Yacht Design

Stats: 68m, Abeking & Rasmussen, 2020, 12 guests, 17 crew

The deal: For 2021 only, charter rates for Soaring will be reduced by €100,000 per week. 

Highlights: This brand new superyacht, delivered just last year by Abeking & Rasmussen is one of the most expensive charter yachts on the market. A highlight is her impressive beach club, which features a dedicated gym, a sauna/steam room, a fold-out swimming platform and a deck Jacuzzi surrounded by a drinks bar. There’s also a well-stocked toy garage carrying Jet Skis, Seabobs, paddleboards and gear for waterskiing and wakeboarding, while the impressive master suite offers a private owner’s deck and a library that serves as an onboard office.

Soaring is managed for charter by Ocean Independence with a weekly charter rate starting from €700,000.

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SOARING

Abeking & Rasmussen   68.2 m •   2020

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SOARING

Abeking & Rasmussen   68.2 m •  12 guests •  €98,000,000

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SOARING

Abeking & Rasmussen   68.2 m •   12 guests • Price from €800,000 p/w

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