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Seven Amazing Yachts to Charter for Christmas and New Year

By Alex Martin |  December 14 2018


Yachts to charter

Yachts to charter for Christmas and the new year has been made easy with Elite Traveler enlisting some of the most informed brokers in the business to curate a list of truly stunning vessels that are still on the market.

There is no better way to escape the frenetic atmosphere that dominates the holiday season than to cast off on a luxury yacht and head for warmer climes.

If you don’t have the desire to invest in your own superyacht, but still dream of sailing off into the sunset, chartering will allow you to ring in the New Year aboard one of the world’s most luxurious vessels for a fraction of its worth.

Click through to see the full listYachts to Charter for Christmas and New Year

.11.11.

Length | 206ft (63m)
Number of guests | 12
Number of cabins | 6
Builder | Benetti
Year of construction | 2015
Max speed | 16.5 knots
Weekly rate | $650,000
Broker: Y.CO
Available for: Christmas and New Year

The award-winning .11.11. is the biggest in our yachts to charter feature and has, unsurprisingly, been labeled as one of the most exciting launches of recent years. The Benetti-built vessel has an interior design inspired by The Great Gatsby, making it the perfect atmosphere for a sophisticated New Year’s Eve party.

A stunning master suite comes complete with an entirely private deck with its own jet pool where 180-degree views of the inevitably stunning vistas can be enjoyed.

Leisure and recreation: 2 x jet skis, 3 x seabobs, 2 x kayaks, 1 x wakeboard, 1 x knee board, 2 x water skis, 2 x stand-up paddleboards.

For more information: https://y.co/yacht/11-11

G3

achts to charter

Length | 144.4ft (44m)
Number of guests | 12
Number of cabins | 5
Builder | Heesen
Year of construction | 2008
Cruising speed | 17 knots
Weekly rate | $196,000
Broker: Burgess
Available for: Christmas and New Year

Don’t be put off by the G3‘s petite stature as she punches well above her weight in style, quality and service. She comes with a selection of watertoys that would be expected on a yacht twice her size and her crew includes both a dive and kitesurf instructor. Also on on board are a qualified masseuse, highly-qualified chef and an experienced charter captain to offer the ultimate charter experience.

Leisure and recreation: 2 x jet skis (2 man), 1x Jetsurf, 1x electric jetboard, 1x electric hydrofoil surfboard, diving equipment, waterskis, wakeboards, kitesurfs, 4 x seabobs, 2 x stand-up paddleboards.

For more information: www.burgessyachts.com

ANDIAMO

Yachts to charter

Length | 195ft (59.6m)
Number of guests | 12
Number of cabins | 6
Builder | Benetti
Year of construction | 2009 (Refit: 2017)
Maximum speed | 16 knots
Weekly rate | $395,000
Broker: IYC
Available for: Christmas only

A well-known vessel in the luxury charter market, the Andiamo underwent a major interior refit in May 2017. She comes with a vastly experienced crew including an award-winning chef and masseuse. An expansive sundeck boasts an air conditioned gym equipped with treadmill, spinning bike, rowing machine and free weights while an elevator services all decks.

Leisure and recreation: 2 x waverunners, 2 x Seabobs, wakeboards, kneeboard, 2 x paddleboards, 4 x kayaks, waterskis.

For more information: https://iyc.com/charter/andiamo/

SEALYON

Yachts to charter

Length | 202ft (61.8m)
Number of guests | 12
Number of cabins | 6
Builder | Viareggio Superyachts
Year of construction | 2009
Max speed | 17 knots
Weekly rate | $375,000
Broker: Y.CO
Available for: New Year only

With one of the best sundecks on the water, including a split-level design and a revolving circular sunbed, the award-winning Sealyon ensures you won’t miss a moment of blue sky. The bespoke dining table also transforms into a stage for the evening’s entertainment while an oversized Jacuzzi comfortably accommodates all 12 guests.

Should you prefer a night inside, a media room with a 103-inch plasma screen and a rotating solar system model – claimed to be the world’s first segmented sun orrery chart – on the ceiling will make sure you and your guests stay thoroughly entertained.

For more information: https://y.co/yacht/sealyon

LAURENTIA

LAURENTIA

Length | 180.5ft (55m)
Number of guests | 11
Number of cabins | 6
Builder | Heesen
Year of construction | 2017
Cruising speed | 13 knots
Weekly rate | $399,000
Broker: Burgess
Available for: Christmas and New Year

Introduced just last year, Laurentia is arriving in the Caribbean for her first charter season. Designed by Radyca, Miami, the interior is designed to encourage indoor/outdoor living with floor-to-ceiling windows inviting sunlight into the living space. The well-designed deck space is designed for maximum comfort and flexibility for up to 12 guests.

Leisure and recreation: 1 x Trimaran sailing dinghy, 2 x Jet skis, 3 x kayaks, diving equipment, 1x wakeboard, water skis, 4 x seabobs, 3 x inflatable stand-up paddleboards, 3 x stand up paddleboards, towables, badminton setup, anti-jellyfish sea pool.

For more information: https://www.burgessyachts.com

TURQUOISE

Yachts to charter

Length | 181ft (55.4m)
Number of guests | 12
Number of cabins | 6
Builder | Proteksan
Year of construction | 2011 (Refit: 2017)
Max speed | 14 knots
Weekly rate | $259,000
Broker: IYC
Available for: Christmas only

With a huge sun deck featuring a bar, spa pool, BBQ, gym equipment and sun loungers, Turquoise, which underwent a multi-million dollar refit in 2014 followed by a full repaint of the hull and superstructure in 2017, is the ultimate yacht for hosting guests over the holiday season.

She comes with an exceptional food and dining programme, which can be enjoyed across multiple dining spaces. The interior, designed by H2 Yacht Design, is stunningly elegant with a neutral decor of silver, cream, white and, of course, a touch of turquoise.

Leisure and recreation: 2 x waverunners, 2 x seabobs, jetsurf, flyboard & jet pack, kiteboard gear, waterskis, wakeboards, surfboard, paddleboards, sea kayaks,
protected pool, snorkeling gear, inflatable towed water toys, fishing gear.

For more information: https://iyc.com/charter/turquoise/

SPIRIT

Yachts to Charter for Christmas and New YearLength | 178ft (54.3m)
Number of guests | 11
Number of cabins | 5
Builder | Amels
Year of construction | 2011
Max speed | 15.5 knots
Weekly rate | $290,000
Broker: Y.CO
Available for: New Year only

This stunning long-range yacht offers the opportunity for adventure over the holiday period, but does not compromise on any of the luxuries or comforts that one would come to expect from a world-class pleasure vessel.

A large open-plan deck comes equipped with a teppanyaki grill, a granite bar and seated dining for up to 14. Once the party is over, the holiday excesses can be nullified with the on-board gym equipment while any remaining stresses will be relieved in the dedicated spa treatment room.

Leisure and recreation: 2 x jet skis, 2 x seabobs, 2 x stand-up paddleboards, 3 x canoes, 1 x knee board, 2 x wakeboards, 1 x windsurf, 2 x water skis, 9 x diving equipment.

Fore more information: https://y.co/yacht/spirit

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