40m charter yacht HAPPY ME offering discounted rate in Croatia, Eastern Mediterranean

Explore Croatia this summer during the low season months and make the most of a generously discounted rate on the 40m Benetti charter yacht HAPPY ME when confirmed by January 15th 2022. Launched in 2020 the vessel features interior design by François Zuretti and Naval Architecture from Benetti / Stefano Righini.

aft deck views of the Croatian towns

Five cabins including an on-deck master accommodate up to 11 charter guests in luxury and style. The yacht’s interiors are chic and fresh, featuring custom arts, bespoke furnishings and a light airy atmosphere.

Accommodation

Her main salon is open plan with a large lounge aft and formal dining forward, surrounded by panoramic windows, allowing for optimum views. Situated on the main deck forward is a full-beam master suite, while the lower deck has 2 VIPs and 2 twin cabins. An upper deck offers the sky lounge with a full bar set up, entertainment systems and even a disco and karaoke arrangement. M/Y HAPPY ME has 4 excellent exterior areas to really soak up the Adriatic sunshine.

Saloon

Her main deck aft is shaded and has seating with a casual table, perfect for canapes and cocktails. The upper deck aft boasts a comfortable sitting area, and 2 custom games tables. On the sundeck, charter guests are not disappointed, where alfresco dining is available ample seating, wet bar, sunning and just complete relaxation.

Exterior deck seating

In addition to the 3 levels of outdoor living, there is a well-appointed foredeck, offering another alfresco table, sunbeds and a deluxe jacuzzi.

Highlights

Amazing interior and exterior living
Custom finishes
Great amenities
Open plan salon and dining
On deck master suite
Spa facilities
Gym gear
Stabilizers
Jacuzzi

HAPPY ME charter yacht at launch

 

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50m Luxury yacht ELA joins charter market in the Bahamas

The brand new 2021-built Heesen superyacht ELA is now available for Bahamas luxury yacht chartersConstructed with an all-aluminium hull and superstructure, M/Y ELA is the only 50m/163.5ft aluminium yacht available from this renowned shipyard and has the advantage of a draft of only 2.1m/7ft to make her ideal for this shallow cruising ground. She features an on-trend contemporary silhouette from Omega Architects, while the silvery-white and dark earthy-toned interiors are by Cristiano Gatto Design.

Luxury superyacht ELA © Dick Holthuis

Savour life outdoors in the sunshine and shade, taking in sweeping views of the pink sand beaches around Eleuthera, or find your own white sand beach amongst the myriad isles of the Exumas. Andros Island offers adventurers plenty to see and do, trekking through the verdant forest to spectacular waterfalls and snorkelling and Scuba diving surrounded by brilliantly coloured fish. Once you’ve expended all your energy in this incredible wonderland, the sumptuous sunbeds and sundeck Jacuzzi beckon while your professional onboard chef prepares a magnificent feast. Watch the colours of sunset play across the sky, then settle onto the foredeck for a film under the stars.

Saloon

The refined yet laid-back interiors offer a climate-controlled haven for socialising at any time of the day: Both the main salon and sky lounge have bars with soft drinks and spirits available, and large sofa/loungers invite guests to stretch out and catch up with old friends or spend time serenely on hobbies.

M/Y ELA is an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre, so guests can earn a jet ski licence while bounding over the sapphire blue Bahamian waters. Furthermore, she has a very enticing selection of water toys.

There is a double depth submersible swim platform for easy access in and out of the sea for divers, and while on the move the gym has plenty of options to maintain a fitness regime, with a sauna to relax muscles after a workout.

Master stateroom

The accommodation sleeps a total of 12 guests over 6 en-suite cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. Throughout the cruise, an attentive crew of 9 will ensure that every little detail is taken care of.

View more of the beautiful superyacht ELA while the adventurous and expansive Bahamas awaits your arrival for a winter escape.

 

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Heesen launch PROJECT COSMOS, the world’s largest and fastest all-aluminium luxury yacht

Heesen has announced the successful launch of its 80m/262.6ft luxury yacht, PROJECT COSMOS (a.k.a. HULL YN 19480), which took place on the 19th of November at its shipyard in Oss.

Heesen Yachts Project Cosmos ready to hit water

The exterior styling from Winch Design features an athletic appearance and clean lines running from bow to stern: The brief from the Owner stressed the desire for a strong and individualised appearance while still remaining recognisable as a true Heesen luxury yacht. Sculptural forms and the extensive use of glass have enhanced her appearance for a futuristic feel – a deserved trait for the world’s largest and fastest all-aluminium yacht at 1,700 GT and a maximum speed of almost 30 knots.

bow with sunbathing area set up

bow with helicopter

bow as cinema

Within, Sinot Yacht Architecture & Design styled the impeccable interiors using a mostly neutral palette with splashes of blue hues. The beach club is the focal point for life on board and entices guests arriving by tender with its back-lit onyx bar at its centre. Fold-down side terraces add even more space beside the water along with the stern platform for a desirable lounge offering sunshine and shade.

Luxury superyacht Project Cosmos by Heesen Yachts

Superyacht PROJECT COSMOS will undergo sea trials in the North Sea in February 2022 ahead of her delivery in April 2022.

Introducing luxury yacht PROJECT SNOW, the latest Amels 60M

Amels, part of the Damen Yachting Group, is currently constructing under speculation a new AMELS 60M luxury yacht known as PROJECT SNOW for delivery in Autumn 2023.

Project Snow – 60m Limited Editions Amels Superyacht © Amels

The exterior styling is by renowned designer Espen Oeino, with Studio Indigo creating the interior concept. Featured amenities include a touch-and-go helipad, sundeck Jacuzzi, beach club and sauna across 486m2/5,231ft2 of deck space.

Jacuzzi on the sun deck

PROJECT SNOW has hybrid power and propulsion technology for more efficient and environmentally cruising through some of the world’s most sensitive maritime regions. She has a top speed of 15.5 knots and a transatlantic range of 4,500 nautical miles at 13 knots.

Bespoke Interiors

The accommodation is designed for up to 12 guests along with a crew of 13 to ensure that the Owner and guests have stellar service wherever they travel.

An Owner is expected to further personalise the interiors and amenities to make an AMELS 60M unique to her sisterships. More details are expected following her public debut after delivery in Q3 of 2023.

Luxury yacht GEORGE FIVE available for Eastern Mediterranean charters

The 2017-built Sanlorenzo SABBATICAL has been renamed luxury yacht GEORGE FIVE and is now available for Eastern Mediterranean luxury yacht charters in Greece and Turkey.

Motor yacht GEORGE FIVE

Visit the greatest historical sites and modern hot spots in style with interiors offering a refined yet homely environment ideal for laid-back charters between family and friends. Begin the day together in the salon or take breakfast alfresco on the main deck aft, then set off for the museums, galleries and boutiques around Kefalonia before cruising off to the best fine sand beaches of the Ionian Islands. Relax on the flybridge on one of the myriad sunbeds while your talented crew makes a sensational lunch and amazing cocktails as colourful as the sapphire seas. At sunset, couples can retire to the foredeck to watch the changing colours over a nightcap.

Saloon and dining area

There is a great selection of water toys to enjoy the warm waters of the Dodecanese or Turquoise Coast at your leisure, and the collection includes:

1 x jet ski
2 x Seabob F5s
2 x Yamaha Seawings
2 x Stand-up paddleboards
a wakeboard
water skis
fishing gear, and
snorkelling equipment

Sun deck sunbathing area

Sun deck

Behind the scenes, the engineering makes her perfect for island hopping at a top speed of 28 knots and accessing the secluded bays and coves of the region using a draft of only 1.93m/6.4ft.

While there is room on board for 12 guests during daytime cruising, the overnight accommodation sleeps a maximum of 11 guests across 5 en-suite cabins: 1 Master suite, 3 double cabins and 1 double cabin convertible to twins with the addition of a Pullman berth. Throughout the cruise, the professional crew of 5 will ensure that all guests receive first-class service.

Master suite

See more images of GEORGE FIVE and plan your itinerary for an incredible Eastern Mediterranean luxury yacht charter – warm and welcoming throughout the seasons.

 

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BOLD available for short, last-minute Bahamas luxury yacht charters over Thanksgiving

The 85.3m/279.10ft luxury expedition yacht BOLD is available this Thanksgiving holiday in the Bahamas charter grounds.

BOLD yacht

Built by Australian shipyard SilverYachts in 2019, E/Y BOLD is the world’s fastest expedition yacht and has a shallow draft ideal for the Bahamas charter grounds.

Alfresco dining set up

sun deck jacuzzi and seating

Floor-to-ceiling windows grant panoramic views of the pink sand beaches and brilliant blue waters you choose for your anchorages, and spacious outdoor areas are available across the decks. A winter garden ensures that guests have the choice of indoor out outdoor climate while dining in style, and after sundown, the group can relax on the sundeck in the eight-person Jacuzzi or sun pads and watch a film under the stars.

aft deck seating area

Make the most of every day discovering the unique history of places such as Cat Island, shop for unique gifts and souvenirs from New Providence and Paradise Island to the most remote Out Islands, and connect with nature by swimming, snorkelling and Scuba diving in the crystal-clear waters. Explorer yacht BOLD comes with an exhaustive selection of water toys for something different to do every single day.

Master suite

The accommodation sleeps up to 12 guests across 8 en-suite cabins: 1 Master suite, 3 VIP staterooms and 4 further guest cabins. Throughout the charter, guests will be looked after by a talented crew of 21.

aerial view of the yacht with toys and helicopter

Discover more about expedition yacht BOLD and secure her for your last-minute escape to the wonderfully warm and bright Bahamas over Thanksgiving.

 

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Italian Sea Group launches 75-metre Admiral superyacht KENSHŌ

Admiral Yachts, part of the Italian Sea Group, has launched its 75m/246ft flagship vessel, luxury yacht KENSHŌ, at the shipyard on Wednesday the 17th of November.

Luxury superyacht KENSHO by Admiral Yachts

Constructed with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure, M/Y KENSHŌ replaces the previous Admiral flagship PLANET NINE by 1.8m/5.11ft. Azure Yacht Design and Naval Architecture produced the naval architecture and exterior and interior styling for motor yacht KENSHŌ, which features a generous beach club swimming pool and a forward living area on the upper deck where the wheelhouse is traditionally located.

main saloon KENSHO

Natural materials form serene and harmonious social areas throughout by using the same wood types in the furniture as the surrounding wooden panelling, while flecked white furnishings are complemented by matching shades and varied textures in the ceiling, carpet and blinds. The floor-to-ceiling windows create a greater connection to the sea, and after dark the golden glow of recessed lights sets the scene for cosy conversations and film nights. Through the main salon, guests have access to the alfresco dining area on the bow of the main deck.

motor yacht KENSHO launched – The Italian Sea Group – Photo Christopher Scholey

The accommodation sleeps a total of 16 guests over 8 en-suite cabins: 1 Master suite with a full beam of 13m/42.8ft and 7 further guest cabins. The professional crew of 20 will be accommodated over 12 cabins.

M/Y KENSHŌ is powered by a diesel-electric propulsion system that produces a maximum speed of 16 knots and a cruising speed of 14 knots with a transatlantic range of 4,350 nautical miles.

She will now undergo sea trials ahead of her delivery in 2022 before she becomes available to charter during the summer cruising season.

A first look into Tankoa Yachts’ dark and mysterious superyacht OLOKUN

Tankoa Yachts has released images of its latest S501 hull, the imposing all-aluminium luxury yacht OLOKUN.

superyacht OLOKUN running – Photo © Blue iProd

M/Y OLOKUN is the third hull produced from the S501 platform and follows swiftly on from the success of the first hull, motor yacht VERTIGE, which was launched in 2017, and motor yacht BINTADOR, launched in 2019, to make the model the shipyard’s best-seller.

aft view while running – Photo © Blue iProd

aerial view of the superyacht – Photo © Blue iProd

OLOKUN immediately distinguishes herself from her sister hulls by her stormy black hull accented minimally with a low silver superstructure. This sultry appearance required a different approach compared to light coloured hulls: Dark hulls have a tendency to overheat in the sunshine and to prevent this the shipyard used special awlgrip coatings that reduce the temperature of the hull by as much as 10°C.

main deck – seating – Photo © Blue iProd

bridge deck dining area – Photo © Blue iProd

Superyacht OLOKUN boasts exterior styling and a layout by renowned designer Francesco Paszkowski, while the refined interiors come from prolific design studio Casa Dio Miami|London. True to contemporary trends, the interiors use natural materials and colours for a serene and welcoming environment. The simple and clean lines are inspired by Japanese design, enhanced by top quality fabrics from prestigious Italian brand Loro Piana and unique bespoke furniture by Casa Dio Miami|London that was created just for the interiors of OLOKUN.

sun deck – sun pads – Photo © Blue iProd

bow relaxation area – Photo © Blue iProd

Brushed oak is used on the ceilings, walls and flooring in three different shades: Natural, Tokyo Black and Bitter Grey. Plush jute and wool carpeting from Loro Piana is found within the bedrooms, while the bathrooms are finished in Calcatta and black marquina marble trims and Compac high-tech quartz.

double cabin – Photo © Blue iProd

The Owner opted for several changes to the exteriors and interiors, namely the relocation of the formal dining room to the upper deck to dedicate the main deck aft to the main salon, the conversion of the side-loading tender garage in the stern to additional space for the beach club, a private office for the Master suite that can be converted into an extra cabin.

beach club open – Photo © Blue iProd

Similar to the previous S501 models, OLOKUN has fold-down terraces off the main salon and Master suite on the main deck forward as well as a sundeck Jacuzzi and bar, and a spa within the beach club on the lower deck.

main saloon interiors – Photo © Blue iProd

Twin MTU 8V4000 M54 engines allow superyacht OLOKUN to travel at a top speed of 17.5 knots and a cruising speed of 14 knots while an economical 10 knots grants a transatlantic range of 4,500 nautical miles.

upper saloon dining – Photo © Blue iProd

Three more units of the S501 platform are currently under construction, two of which have been sold while the third is being built on speculation.

 

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Charter brand new luxury yacht NIRVANA in the Greece

Discover ancient idylls and modern marvels in the Greece luxury yacht charter grounds this winter aboard the brand-new motor yacht NIRVANA.

Alfresco dining set up

Built by renowned Italian shipyard Sanlorenzo, the luxury yacht NIRVANA is a contemporary vessel ideal for family and friends groups of up to eight people, with room for 10 on board during daytime cruising. Notable features of the SL76 model include the largest beach club for the size category, silent cruising and cutting-edge technology. At the time of writing, she is also the most recently-built motor yacht in the entire Greek charter fleet.

Lovely aft deck area of Nirvana for a pleasant stay on board

The main deck invites guests into a bright and comfortable climate-controlled environment with the salon laid out for cosy conversation between small groups. The forward galley seats eight guests around the breakfast bar while the talented on-board chef cooks up amazing feasts in the cutting-edge kitchen.

Deluxe saloon with comfortable setting

The outdoor areas offer the group an abundance of space to relax in the sunshine or shade while admiring the views of Kefalonia and Zakynthos in the Ionian Islands, or the picturesque towns at Mykonos and Santorini in the Cyclades Islands. Once you’ve toured the ruins and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, unwind with a meal and drinks from the wet bar on the flybridge before settling into the sun loungers along the stern or sunpads on the foredeck for a well-earned rest.

There is a wonderful selection of brand new water toys to interest all ages and activity levels, and the collection includes:

1 x iAQUA sea scooter
2 x Hobie Mirage Eclipse pedalboards
1 x Stand-up paddleboard
a wakeboard
water skis and monoski (adult size only)
snorkelling equipment (adult and child sizes), and
inflatable and towable toys

There is also the option to add Flite e-foil boards at extra cost.

Spacious master cabin

The accommodation sleeps a maximum of 8 guests across 4 en-suite cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom and 2 twin cabins. The expert crew of 4 will take care of every detail throughout the cruise.

motor yacht NIRVANA for charter

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55m Lürssen luxury yacht Moon Sand delivered

Following her September debut at the Monaco Yacht Show 2021, luxury yacht MOON SAND (known as PROJECT 13800 during construction) has been successfully delivered to her Owner.

Lurssen motor yacht MOON SAND

The 55m/182ft motor yacht features naval architecture from the shipyard and was built to a design by Bannenberg & Rowell, who also produced her interiors. Superyacht MOON SAND is based on the classic 1973 motor yacht CARINTHIA VI, the first major yacht designed by Jon Bannenberg and integral in securing the reputation of Lürssen as a major shipyard.

In recent years the majority of builds from Lürssen have been mega yachts over 100m/328ft and luxury yacht MOON SAND will return the shipyard to the 55m-75m (180ft-246ft) size bracket. Although smaller than previous builds, M/Y MOON SAND is no less luxurious: She features ‘museum-quality interior furniture pieces’ and a ‘fearless use of colours and textures’.

Spacious and visually clean outdoor areas can be found across the decks, offering a swimming pool on the main deck aft, alfresco dining facilities on the upper deck and sun loungers on the sundeck.

Luxury yacht MOON SAND is sure to provide an exceptional home on the water for her Owner for many years to come.

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