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The 13 Best Yachts to Charter on the Leeward Islands

By Chris |  December 31 2012


Anjilis

ANJILIS

Anjilis

Length | 161ft (49.08m)
Number of guests | 11
Number of staterooms | 5
Builder | Trinity Yachts
Year of construction | 2009
Cruising speed | 18 knots
Weekly rate | $235,000

Sophisticated and contemporary, Anjilis features Art Deco inspired architectural elements including exotic woods, custom parquetry and stone inlays to stunning effect.

The spacious deck areas, main deck bar and state-of-the-art entertainment system, make her an ideal yacht for entertaining in style.

Leisure and recreation: 21ft Novurania Custom Line 650 with 190hp and 34ft Intrepid with Twin 250hp tenders; 2 x diving equipment, fishing gear, bicycles, treadmill, dumbells and folding exercise bench. 8-person Jacuzzi, Quantum Zero-Speed stabilizers.

DARLINGS DANAMA

Darlings Danama

Length | 197ft (60m)
Number of guests | 12
Number of staterooms | 6
Builder | CRN
Year of construction | 2011
Cruising speed | 14 knots
Weekly rate | $345,000

Boasting a combination of vast open areas and airy interiors, this is the ultimate entertainment yacht. Every inch has been styled to perfection.

Leisure and recreation: 3 x tenders, 2 x jet skis (license required), 2 x underwater scooters, Mono Ski, jet ski with Mono capability, wakeboard, kneeboard, trampoline, Aquaglide chill out platform, 2 x donuts, 4-person banana, diving equipment, gym with cross trainer, exercise bike, and treadmill.

HIGHLAND BREEZE

Highland Breeze

Length | 113ft (34.3m)
Number of guests | 6
Number of staterooms | 3
Builder | Nautor’s Swan
Year of construction | 2002
Draft | 15ft (4.54m)
Cruising speed | 10 knots
Weekly rate | $60,000

Highland Breeze features three spacious staterooms and a master room with its own lounge area, satellite TV, DVD and video.

The second and third cabins have twin beds each with a Pullman berth and all ensuite. Interiors are elegant and classic with plenty of space to relax above deck.

Leisure and recreation: 15’ Castoldi jet inflatable RIB with Yanmar 125hp engine, 10’ Zodiac with 4 stroke Yamaha 4hp outboard, waterskis, wakeboard, snorkeling equipment, fishing equipment.

HURRICANE RUN

Hurricane Run

Length | 176ft (54m)
Number of guests | 12
Number of staterooms | 5
Builder | Feadship
Year of construction | 2009
Cruising speed | 13 knots
Weekly rate | $295,000

Hurricane Run offers sailing of the highest quality. Her lines are clean and contemporary and she boasts a vast multi-use sundeck and bridge deck lounge.

The large aft deck leads to an even larger swim platform that provides an excellent area for swimming and watersports.

Leisure and recreation: 2 x custom line Novurania tenders, Volvo inboard/outboards, 2 x Yamaha GP1300R 2-seater WaveRunners, snorkeling and fishing equipment, a range of towable toys, waterskis, wakeboards, windsurfer, mini gymnasium equipped with treadmill, Bowflex weights, and workout bench.

ILLUSION

Illusion

Length | 150ft (45.6m)
Number of guests | 10
Number of staterooms | 5
Builder | Benetti
Year of construction | 2010
Cruising speed | 14 knots
Weekly rate | $160,000

This extremely spacious Benetti offers levels of comfort normally found on much larger yachts. Her interior blends contemporary elements with warm, inviting colors.

A fantastic array of interior and exterior lounging and dining areas, a superb mosaic pool, a full bar, a 161-square-foot swim platform and the latest communication and water sports equipment all combine to make Illusion a wonderfully inviting yacht.

Leisure and recreation: 2 x Castoldi Jet tenders, mosaic pool with jets, dining areas (sun deck, upper aft deck and main saloon), swim platform, 2 x Yamaha FX CRS 2-person WaveRunners, waterskis, wakeboard, snorkeling equipment, fishing equipment, 2 x SEABOBs.

INUKSHUK

Inukshuk

Length | 82ft (25m)
Number of guests | 8
Number of staterooms | 3
Builder | Nautor’s Swan
Year of construction | 2009
Draft | 13.4ft (4.08m)
Cruising speed | 10 knots
Weekly rate | $39,500

Inukshuk accommodates six guests in her three graciously appointed staterooms, and boasts a variety of entertainment areas and state-of-theart audio, visual and communication systems.

Leisure and recreation: 1 x tender, wakeboard, tube, satellite communications, CD/DVD player in all cabins, surround sound in main saloon, iPod library, Wi-Fi internet.

KOO

koo

Length | 141ft (42.9m)
Number of guests | 8
Number of staterooms | 4
Builder | Vitters
Year of construction | 2002
Draft | 13.1ft (4m)
Cruising speed | 13 knots
Weekly rate | $110,000

Showcasing innovative large yacht design by renowned Dutch shipyard Vitters, Koo is a luxurious, fast cruising sloop. She reaches speeds under sail of up to 15 knots, is well equipped for comfort and leisure.

Leisure and recreation: 1 x 21ft Smuggler RIB with inboard jet drive, 1 x 12ft Novurania with 30hp petrol outboard, 3 x kayaks, windsurfer, laser sailing dinghy, Cayago F7 SEABOB, 4 x sets of dive gear (rendezvous diving only), snorkeling gear, 2 x seakayaks, fishing gear, donuts, waterskis, wakeboard.

LAZY Z

Lazy Z

Length | 169ft (51.4m)
Number of guests | 12
Number of staterooms | 6
Builder | Oceano
Year of construction/refit | 1997/2012
Cruising speed | 14 knots
Weekly rate | $239,000

The yacht comes with a range of amenities and luxurious staterooms. More than 2,500 DVDs can be enjoyed in every stateroom, salon area, the cinema or even in the Jacuzzi.

Leisure and recreation: 2 x tenders, 3-person jet skis, waterskiing gear, wakeboards, kneeboards, wake-skates, wake-surfers, slalom, trick-skis, underwater scooters, 2 x beach tents, towable ski biscuit and banana, snorkeling & fishing gear, compressor & scuba gear, water slide, inflatable wakeboard rail slide/fun box and waterski jump, fully equipped gym, massage room.

LIONSHARE

Lionshare

Length | 130ft (39.6m)
Number of guests | 11
Number of staterooms | 5
Builder | Heesen
Year of construction/refit | 1987/2008
Cruising speed | 16 knots
Weekly rate | $115,000

Lionshare’s stunning contemporary interiors feature neutral tones, hardwood floors and dark wood highlights.

With a crew including a diving instructor, world-class masseuse, jet ski instructor and award-winning chef, it is no wonder Lionshare is consistently one of the busiest charter yachts on the market.

Leisure and recreation: 1 x tender, waterskis, towables, 2 x sea kayaks, 2 x jet skis, snorkeling gear, fishing gear, underwater scooters, diving equipment, Jacuzzi, exercise equipment, satellite telephone and fax, and Wi-Fi internet throughout.

NORTHLANDER

Northlander

Length | 125ft (38.2m)
Number of guests | 10
Number of staterooms | 5
Builder | Moonen
Year of construction | 2010
Cruising speed | 11 knots
Weekly rate | $110,000

Northlander is a beautiful, award-winning motor yacht with an elegant and spacious deck and interior.

Her décor has a tropical feel, thanks to cherry-wood and woven bamboo furnishings, leather detailing, wooden floors and shutters.

Leisure and recreation: 2 x jet skis, 4 x sea scooter, various inflatables (Obrien Relax 3 Tube, Extreme Party Lounge with Cooler Tube, Swift 1 Tube, Super Le Tube, Barf Ball Tube, banana), waterskis, wakeboard and kneeboard, Clear Blue Hawaii® Molokini 2-Person Kayak, FreeStyle Inflatable No Leg Slide 6M (from upper deck).

ODYSSEY

Odyssey

Length | 135ft (41.1m)
Number of guests | 11
Number of staterooms | 5
Builder | Feadship
Year of construction/refit | 1989/2011
Cruising speed | 12 knots
Weekly rate | $125,000

This stunning Feadship is traditional in style with elegant furnishings. Enjoy a Jacuzzi and alfresco dinner after using the wide range of water toys.

Leisure and recreation: 2 x tenders, stand up paddleboards, 2 x 2-person kayaks, 2 x underwater sea scooters, diving equipment, underwater camera and video camera, snorkeling gear, wakeboards, waterskis, slalom skis, assorted angling gear, 2 x surfboards, boogie boards, inflatable water toys, lobster bags with snares, beach sports equipment, Jacuzzi, treadmill, fitness equipment, movie screen.

PARSIFAL III

Parsifal III

Length | 177ft (54m)
Number of guests | 12
Number of staterooms | 6
Builder | Perini Navi
Year of construction | 2004
Draft | 14.8ft (4.5m)
Cruising speed | 12 knots
Weekly rate | $200,000

The modern aluminum hull is complemented by an interior of crafted woods with leather and stainless steel features, a large Jacuzzi, Teppinyaki BBQ and an array of sunning and entertainment areas.

Leisure and recreation: 2 x tenders, 2 x jet skis, 2 x SEABOBS, Hobie Cat Wave, 2 x sailing dinghies, kayak, waterskis, wakeboard, towable toys, Jacuzzi, hoist to the crow’s nest, hydraulic swim platform, wireless connection throughout, SAT TV/DVD in saloon and all cabins, DVD Library, GSM, SATCOM.

PARVATI

Parvati

Length | 130ft (39.7m)
Number of guests | 10
Number of staterooms | 6
Builder | CRN
Year of construction/refit | 1979/2010
Cruising speed | 12 knots
Weekly rate | $75,000

Parvati, formerly the Elisabeth-F, has undergone an extensive refit.

The major changes included a completely refurbished hull with new steel, new superstructure, new integrated swim platform and dazzling new interiors throughout. The decks are intimate as well as spacious, providing guests with excellent spaces for dining, relaxing and admiring the view.

Leisure and recreation: 18ft Novurania with 115hp, 10.5ft Novurania with 25hp, 1 x SeaDoo Wake Edition jet ski, 2 x SeaDoo underwater scooters, a selection of waterskis, donut, wakeboard, banana, 2 x mountain bikes.

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