Superyacht owners have been known to make the world a playground for their luxury boats, but now they are available on charter. This list provides an insight into these superyachts and their specialties, which make them unique for numerous reasons:
1. Seven Seas
Charter Price: $ 1.30 million per week
Hollywood motion picture director, Stephen Spielberg is the proud owner of this $200 million megayacht, but he has already put this recently acquired asset for hire, for a price tag of $1.3 million a week. The yacht, meant for the most demanding in luxury, is 282 ft in length and can accommodate a total of 12 guests and 26 crew members at any given time. The yacht also offers exclusivity in form on an owner’s deck with a separate master bedroom, study area, and a Jacuzzi for relaxation. Other touches of splendor include the fully equipped gymnasium, Spa, and indoor cinema beside the 15 ft swimming pool and all the walls of the accommodation area being covered with rare rosewood, teak, and walnut.
2. Alfa Nero
Charter Price: $ 1.20 million per week
Designed by Luvonari Lenard & Oceanaco, this 270 ft floating luxury boasts of several splendors including a total living space of 4000 sqft that can house a total of 23 staff members and 12 guests. Other luxuries on offer are the leather stepped staircase, glass enclosed elevator, beauty salon, gymnasium, and also a private theatre lounge, for complete relaxation. At the centre of the yacht is the 23 ft long swimming pool, which can be converted into a functional dance floor, in case the passengers decide to groove to some music or even a helipad if there are passengers landing from air. Also, if the guests decide to retire to somewhere more private, the exclusive master-bedroom with its balcony awaits them. The yacht has a maximum speed of 20 knots with a cruise speed of 18.5 knots, over a distance of 5500 nautical miles and can also generate a total power of 9360 HP.
Charter Price: $ 1 million per week
The steel baron Lakshmi Mittal is the owner of this luxury yacht, which is known as one of the most comforting vessels on water. It has the distinction of having on board celebrities like Jennifer Lopez in 2010, when Laxmi Mittal hosted a dinner for her after the Cannes Film estival. To charter this noted vessel, one would have to shell out $1 million a week, excluding food and other amenities. Setting this vessel in its niche category is the state-of-the-art Rolls Royce retractable stabilizer, which is the primary reason for comfort of the luxury boat. Apart from this, the yacht also has an indoor cinema, swimming pool, gymnasium, massage room and a hair dressing salon. It can also house a total of 16 guests and 22 staff members in full capacity.
4. Moonlight II
Charter Price: $ 900,000 per week
This super yacht remains one of the largest available yachts on hire. With a total length of 280 ft, the boat can accommodate 32 guests and 36 members of the staff, at any given time. The overall space available to the guests is 25833 sqft, which includes a 1313 sq ft bedroom with 180 panoramic windows and a 42 inch plasma television. Taking care of the gastronomical needs of the guests, the chef on board has expertise to prepare cuisines like French, Chinese, Italian, Indian, Thai or even Greek, and dishes of both vegetarian and nonvegetarian varieties. To further relax one self, there is the exclusive Jacuzzi, male and female dressing rooms, and a private study room where one can read the literature of his or her choice.
Talking of the ships technical specifications, this luxury boat has a top speed of 18 knots, and a cruise speed of 16 knots with a range of 7000 nautical miles.
Charter Price: $899,120 per week
This luxury boat exudes elegance and luxury in every step of formation. Originally built in 1965 by Lubeker Fender Werke, this massive 400 ft yacht can accommodate up to 80 guests and 60 crew members on board. The amenities available on board include a gymnasium, music room, children’s playroom, private Jacuzzi, and a spacious reception. Should the guests opt for a swim, a swimming pool is at their disposal as well. For the ones with an interest in cinema, a 27 seater cinema hall is on offer, where one can see a whole menu of movies.
Speaking of the technical specifications, the yacht can cruise at a speed of around 16 knots, with the maximum speed being slightly higher.
6. Soulmate (with iPad concierge)
Charter Price: $ 600,000 per week
This luxury yacht was conceived by famous Moroccan designer Espin Oieno and its interiors were done by Glade Johnson. What sets this yacht apart from the others is the integrated use of technology, to control the entertainment systems on board. When one sets foot on the luxury boat, the captain hands over an iPad, so that during the travel one can control and indulge in entertainment of choice. Structured with multiple decks, natural lighting can be enjoyed aplenty, along with ample spaces of dining and conferences.
Regarding the technicalities, this yacht boasts of a range of 7000 nautical miles and a top speed of 15 knots.
7. Maltese Falcon
Charter Price: $ 554,825 per week
This 288 ft luxury boat was designed by the famed Ken Feivok and built by the famous Italian Perini Navy Yachts. Once distinguished as the largest sailing private yacht in the world, this yacht can house 12 guests and six staff members on board, giving each one the experience of exclusive entertainment and luxury. There are two decks, with the upper deck being the location for the VIP Room with a queen berth and the lower having a master bedroom with a king berth, dressing room, and a private gymnasium. The four guest rooms can be converted into two gigantic VIP rooms with the help of their respective heads. All the cabins have been fitted with a queen or king berth. Other amenities include the B&O sound system, a 50 inch television set in the main VIP room which would receive signals through the satellite dish.
Technically speaking, the top speed of this yacht stands at 19.6 knots, with cruise speed of 15 knots.
Charter Price: $ 476,739 per week
This luxury stands as an epitome of style and luxury and has been the host to famous stars like rapper P. Diddy for his Cannes Film Festival appearance in 2008. This 178 ft wonder has been designed on a minimal modernistic theme, by famous designer Claude Misser.
For its exclusive amenities, a total of 12 guests can be accommodated in its state rooms, but dining and parties could be for a larger congregation of 150 guests, with additional space for members of staff and even extra dining tables if required. The master cabin located on the main deck has a bedroom with an emperor sized bed, and its VIP cabin located on the upper deck, and the rest of the rooms on the lower one. Technically speaking, this yacht can travel at a maximum speed of 16.5 knots with the cruise speed of 14 knots.
Charter Price: $ 374,311 per week
Built in 2005, this luxury yacht was a product of the Italian yard Livorno and designed on the inside and outside by the noted Stefano Natucci. The purpose and aim to create this magnificent piece of luxury, was to take its owners on a cruise on Mediterranean and Caribbean waterways, which are known to be the ultimate zones for cruising and recreational water travel. This boat shot to fame when it hosted a cruise for famous stars Jay-Z and Beyonce in 2005. It is Capable to accommodate 12 guests and 13 crew members in its charter rooms in six cabins, majority of the luxurious interiors are done up with exotic wood work from rare
varieties of wood such as oak, maple burl, and eucalyptus. Other premium amenities include a functional elevator between the multiple floors, private Jacuzzi, a wine cellar, gymnasium and ample space on the upper deck for sun bathers and nature lovers. This area also comes with the added flexibility of converting into a helipad. On the technical standpoint, it has a top speed of 16 knots, while it can cruise perfectly at 15 knots.
Charter Price: $ 143,763 per week
Owned by famous Hollywood star Johnny Depp, this luxury yacht was built in 2001 by Proteksan Turquoise. The décor which is the main point of attraction for its luxury boat, has been built around the theme of gentlemen yachts of the 1930’s. The internal hosiery has been given the grand appeal through carefully selected fabrics, adding further to the grandeur of the internal ambience. Amenities aboard include comprehensive audio facilities for satellite television, play station, wireless internet, and telephony. Water bikes, snorkeling gear, and water boards for sea surfing are also there. The total guest capacity of this boat is 10, looking the space for the luxury suites, on this 156 ft yacht, which can cruise at a speed of 14 knots.