Getting from A to B is not the focus of your luxury charter vacation – the serenity of time on the water, bonds among friends and family and experiencing new places from a unique vantage point are the objectives. But sometimes, the thrill of taking off at a rate of knots on your mega yacht from one anchorage to another is all part of the fun!
Here are just a few of the Luxury Charter Group's top picks for fast charter yachts.
High-performance, Maxi-Open DA VINCI is a 165-foot (50.29m) Mangusta 165E superyacht built by Overmarine shipyard. Sleek and sporty, DA VINCI can reach a maximum speed of more than 38 knots.
Inside, the décor and styling are equally impressive. DA VINCI features open plan living, which is perfect for large events, with blonde teak plank flooring throughout and impeccable furnishing in a palette of silver, navy, grey and white. On deck, along with large aft deck and foredeck, there's a spa pool and bathing platform – ideal for guests keen to sunbathe and make the most of their Riviera and Mediterranean charter.
Luxury charter vessel DA VINCI can accommodate 12 guests in five cabins, all located on the lower deck: full-beam owner's suite with its broad marble bathroom, four doubles and one twin, all with ensuites. DA VINCI is loaded up with the latest watertoys and tenders, ensuring guests are entertained during their charter, and her crew is renowned for its service and local knowledge.
With her golden hull and angular structure, Superyacht KHALILAH is the first carbon-composite 49m (169ft) motor yacht from Palmer Johnson. She boasts massive windows, a huge beam and top speed of around 27 knots, which makes it easy to visit multiple destinations within a short time frame. Vibrant interiors and exteriors make a playful and uplifting environment for fun and games, relaxation and exploration along the beautiful Mediterranean coastline.
Guests aboard KHALILAH will be impressed with the spacious main deck aft, offering shaded alfresco dining for 10 and alcove seating and sunpads.
The accommodation layout is designed for up to eight guests in five cabins. Interiors are bright, colourful and contemporary, featuring marble, mosaics, glass panels, Middle Eastern motifs, parquet floors, LED lighting and some quirky art work, such as the glass octopus on the ceiling of the saloon.
The skylounge on the upper deck is designed to catch the sun throughout the day for a warm and welcoming environment for socialising. The aft upper deck has an informal dining area and more sun lounges. Forward of the upper deck is a comfortable seating area for breakfast or sunset drinks.
KHALILAH'S professional crew of nine will ensure guests have a memorable charter on this unique charter yacht.
As fast as her name and colour suggest, luxury charter yacht SILVER WIND is a triple-deck ISA 140 (43.6m), boasting elegant interior designed by the award-winning and celebrated Nuvolari & Lenard and innovative hybrid propulsion.
The design of SILVER WIND cleverly balances indoor areas with generous outdoor deck spaces, creating an open environment that emphasizes panoramic sea views while ensuring privacy.
SILVER WIND accommodates eight guests in four large cabins, including a split-level master suite and one cabin that can convert into a gym. Her interior décor is characterized by an harmonious blend of Lalique and Hermes silk wall panels, high-gloss ebony and walnut joinery.
SILVER WIND also boasts a dedicated wellness suite with water-side balcony, top deck jacuzzi, bar and alfresco dining and state-of-the-art Videoworks system, making SILVER WIND one of the world's most advanced charter yachts.
This superyacht designed with racy lines is a high performance 130ft (40m) Mangusta performance charter yacht from Overmarine.
With a top speed of 41 knots, BEACHHOUSE is as sporty as she is relaxing. Inspired by a luxury Beachouse, this sensational charter yacht features light paneling throughout with neutral colours in soft furnishings and warm wooden floors, as well as bespoke modern art.
Motor yacht BEACHOUSE offers four luxury guest cabins for up to 10 charter guests, each with private ensuite.
On deck, BEACHOUSE has plenty of exterior living, ideal for relaxation and socialising. The saloon leads out onto the aft deck, an alfresco dining option, seating, two large sun pads and partial shade.
The main deck continues forward where a massive sunpad and large additional alfresco dining area, are perfect for any casual occasion.
For the water enthusiasts, the dual port and starboard steps provide effortless access to an extended swim platform and a good array of water toys.
Sleek and stylish, this semi-custom AB 140 yacht, MY TOY is 140ft (42.67m), with all the space, performance and onboard inclusions to fulfil the wishes of the most discerning charter guests. If you're looking for jaw-dropping style and speed while cruising the Greek Islands, MY TOY delivers.
The AB 140 is the largest semi-custom range produced by AB Yachts, designed and built for speed and luxury. With the addition of a spacious flybridge, MY TOY is still able to reach blistering speeds over 50 knots.
MY TOY provides accommodation for 10 guests in five lavish suites. Its Zen-like interiors, designed by Guido de Groot Design, are a fusion of European and Asian motifs. Each area has a pleasant balance of interesting textures, patinas, textiles and high-end decorative elements in a palette of earthy tones, complemented by plants, bonsais and feature pieces by the Greek artist, Emi Avora.
The saloon of MY TOY is devoted to relaxation, with comfortable furnishings and the latest AV and entertainment systems. The flybridge roof can retract, allowing guests to enjoy the warm summer breezes and star gaze at night.
The large open aft deck provides a great spot to dine alfresco or enjoy lounging on the large sun beds. There is further seating on the flybridge and another social space on the bow with seating and a table to enjoy cocktails or take in the views while underway.
For health and wellbeing, MY TOY boasts a large, well-equipped gym, including Technogym Kinesis, massage table and sauna.
Distinctively dark silver, luxury charter yacht KJOS is a 121ft (37.9m) Palmer Johnson motor yacht available for charter in the Mediterranean. KJOS's exterior and interior were designed by Nuvolari & Lenard, in the style of an open yacht while producing the space and usability of a flybridge yacht.
With a total of four cabins she can charter up to eight guests in supreme comfort and style. Décor throughout is modern and inviting, with light timberwork, black paneling and beige furnishings. On deck, seating and cushions are a deep red, which contrasts to the teak and silver of KJOS.
The 88.58ft (27m) Pershing 90 open SOLARIS is a stylish and fast Italian superyacht, with a dizzying top speed of 44 knots, large deck spaces and sun deck that converts into a dinette for alfresco dining.
When not cruising at pace, guests can enjoy all of SOLARIS' myriad features, including 2,500 movies on-demand, beautiful social saloon, large aft and foredeck for dining and entertaining, plus accommodation for up to 10 guests in four staterooms.
Décor aboard SOLARIS has touches of Asian elegance, such as warm honey-coloured timbers, glass and timber paneling, rounded edges on shelving and beds and a tranquil ambience.
For full details of these performance motor yacht and other sensational superyachts please contact the team at Luxury Charter Group.