The Monaco Yacht Show 2011 marked the end of the summer season in the Mediterranean, and charter yachts are starting to head towards warmer climes across the Atlantic. Second in size only to the combined charter grounds of the Eastern and Western Mediterranean, the combined areas of the Caribbean and the Bahamas offer over 10,000 islands, islets, reefs and cays of spectacular cruising.
Luxury charter yachts in the Caribbean and Bahamas
M/Y SEVEN SINS - launched in 2005, Seven Sins has a proven charter record for delivering excellence at sea. Cherry wood has been chosen to give the interior a warm and welcoming feel whilst Indonesian furniture gives Seven Sins an exotic touch. Capable of reaching speeds of up to 14 knots with a cruising speed of 12 she can accommodate 10 guests and 7 crewmembers. Seven Sins is available for Caribbean yacht charter at $118,300 p/week.
S/Y WINDROSE OF AMSTERDAM – an incredible yacht to sail, the Windrose was conceived and constructed with racing in mind. However, she was also built to offer those onboard the ultimate in luxury and entertainment. Built in 2001 the Windrose offers the best of both worlds on a sailing charter, from exhilarating speed to leisurely cruising few can compete with. She can sleep 8 guests in four beautifully appointed cabins and is available this winter for luxury yacht charter from €62,500 p/week.
S/Y VALQUEST - launched in 2010 S/Y Valquest was delivered from Dutch shipyard Bloemsma & Van Breeman, a shipyard specialising in bespoke yacht builds. As such the Valquest is a unique vessel, featuring a stylish metallic hull. She was built for long range cruising with a high fuel tank capacity. She can sleep 8 guests with quarters for 6 crew and is available for charter this winter at €79,000 p/week.
M/Y CHARISMA – built in 1985 and refitted in 2002, Charisma is an award winning motor yacht perfect for Caribbean yacht charters. A mix of classic and contemporary styles combines to provide comfortable and elegant living arrangements. Guests have three spacious decks to enjoy and an onboard crew of 11 to help make their yacht charter truly unforgettable. Charisma is available for super yacht charter in the Caribbean from $168,000 p/week.
S/Y SIGNE – this stunningly designed and beautifully built ketch was launched in 1990 and provides guests with a modern yachting experience; both elegance and style are evident throughout. Solid wood joinery and floors merge effortlessly with sumptuous furnishings. Those unwilling to compromise on style for performance should charter Signe this winter. Available for yacht charter at $50,000.
S/Y VELACARINA – a classic sailing yacht ideal for island hopping in the Caribbean. The Velacarina offers comfortable living quarters for four sleeping guests but can entertain up to 12 onboard. S/Y Velacarina is available for rental at $35,000 p/week this winter.
|M/Y ISLANDER - powered by water jets M/Y Islander is surprisingly quiet when underway. Her well-appointed deck areas provide spacious outdoor living for the 12 guests accommodated onboard, and incorporate a large swimming pool, barbecue and dining area. M/Y Islander is available for charter this winter at $195,000 p/week.|
|M/Y MARY-JEAN II – awarded best displacement motor yacht of her size at this year’s World Superyacht Awards the Mary-Jean II is a stunning vessel from renowned shipbuilders ISA. Fitted with all the latest technology the Mary-Jean II showcases the best of Italian yacht design and functionality. The Mary-Jean II is available for charter this winter at €310,000 p/week.|
|M/Y GLAZE – built by Trinity Yachts in 2007 M/Y Glaze is an exceptionally stylish yet comfortable superyacht able to island hop at a top speed of 19 knots or cruise between ports at a sedate 15 knots. Accommodating up to 12 guests in 5 exquisite cabins, M/Y Glaze’s spacious living arrangements include a panoramic sky lounge, large sundeck with Jacuzzi and bar and an al fresco dining area with grill. Available for super yacht charter this winter at $210,000 p/week.|
|S/Y BLISS – built by NZ Yachting Developments in 2009 the S/Y Bliss is a beautiful example of what chartering a sailing yacht should be all about. Whilst inside her luxurious and modern interior is exquisitely finished, outside she is built to sail and perform. S/Y Bliss can sleep 10 guests and is available for luxury yacht charter this winter at $98,000 p/week.|