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Charter yacht of the week: Cloudbreak, the 75m superyacht named after a legendary surfing wave

1 March 2024 • Written by Georgia Boscawen

Each week we place a spotlight on one of the world’s finest superyachts for charter. This week, BOAT takes a look at 75.3-metre Cloudbreak, the Abeking that was designed entirely for adventure.

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Key Features

Length: 75.3m
Crew: 22
Year: 2016
Destinations: Southeast Asia; Turkey
Builder: Abeking & Rasmussen
Guests: 12
Wellness: spa, gym, personal trainer
Entertainment: cinema, toybox

Named after the legendary Fijian surfing reef, the 75.3-metre superyacht, Cloudbreak has adventure deeply rooted in her composition. Built in 2016 by German shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen, the owner – a fervent skier – outlined a floating high-tech chalet capable of exploring the world while delivering entertainment and adventure in the upmost comfort.

For this, Norwegian-born designer Espen Øino was selected for the task. A fiend for adventure himself, Øino penned a vessel that would deliver not only on experience but aesthetics too.

Cloudbreak’s exterior is tough, yet remarkably refined, concealing her hardy exploration credentials, which include an ice belt and what Øino calls an “integral wave breaker” in the inclined bulwark forward. But fine details such as heated floors in the showers, the sauna and the winter garden do well to exemplify Cloudbreak’s sophistication.

Interior design comes from the boards of Parisian designer Christian Liaigre, with furnishings carefully selected by the P.H.D architectural bureau to complement the design. She is inspired by the warmth and elegance of a ski chalet but executed in an infinitely more refined manner. Warm and welcoming, Cloudbreak’s interiors are light and comforting with liquidambar veneer, lighter woods, such as Hornbeam floors, brushed or scored pine and oak added for texture. Lacquered surfaces also add a touch of complexity against wooden finishes, while light pours into the interiors thanks to her large windows and open arrangement.

Life on board Cloudbreak

While adventure is part of the arrangement, guests and charter clients on board Cloudbreak will certainly not be slumming it. Accommodation is for 12 guests across six cabins including one spellbinding master, which sits on the main deck. Calling into the yacht's outdoorsy nature, the owner wanted to have outdoor beds too so that guests could sleep under the stars.

On the lower deck, Cloudbreak has a 60-metre-long corridor that leads directly from Cloudbreak’s huge beach club — formed by a massive transom door plus a gym, sauna and massage area — to the five guest cabins and crew quarters. The idea here is so guests can leave the sauna or the gym and return straight to their cabin without having to walk in front of everyone in the saloon.

Guests will find a soothing sauna, massage room and chilled plunge pool on board for relaxation. They can also have personal training sessions, yoga or a massage treatment on board. Cloudbreak also switches into party mode quickly with an array of lights and speakers dotted around the yacht.


Surf boards
Water ski
Kite surfing
Dinghy sailing
Wind surfing
Jet skis
Sea Bobs
Inflatable trampoline
Inflatable slides
Sea rafts
Inflatable towable
Fishing gear

Where will Cloudbreak be cruising in 2024?

While she is a world cruiser at heart, Cloudbreak is currently cruising Southeast Asia. This summer, she is also available in Turkey.

Charter inspiration/The lure of Turkey for superyachts

Cloudbreak is available for charter with SuperYachtsMonaco with a weekly rate from €750,000.

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