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NEW England Luxury Crewed Yacht Charters

Luxury Yacht Charter in NEW England is well worth exploring as a first if  not an alternative super yacht charter option.  Mega yacht sailing holidays during summer months out of Newport, Rhode Island is a genuine alternative to any other super yacht charter cruise in the Mediterranean.

Super Yacht Salacia cruising in NEW England
Super Yacht Salacia cruising in NEW England
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Super Yacht Charter in Spain

Luxury crewed yacht charter in Spain can take many forms and in a number of culturaly, historically and industrially different locations.  The usual family holidays are most of the time concentrating on the Balearics and yacht charter cruises around island of MALLORCA and IBIZA.   

One of the modern marinas on the Island of Mallorca
One of the modern marinas on the Island of Mallorca
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LUXURY CREWED YACHT CHARTERS IN CROATIA

Croatia is one of the latest mega yacht charter destinations.

It is becoming increasingly popular both thanks to a larger number of yachts frequenting in the Adriatic and the opening of a new super yacht marina in Tivat, Montenegro which is only hours away from the spectacular town of Dubrovnik but also because of a sheer number of untouched natural harbours and plenty of remote, yet well served, picturesque island towns.

A land of 1,120 islands, Croatia offers an amazing 3,500+  miles of coastline (2,500 of which belong to the islands).  The Dubrovnik is the most popular and most spectacular location indeed.  Super luxury villas, hotels and stylish, Michellin stared restaurants will await you here as much as plethora of festivals and events geared towards visiting tourists.

On top, sailing around Elafiti Archipelago or towards National Park on Island of Mljet or further South towards lovely historic town of Cavtat or Montenegro is what every super yacht charter client should do.

Super Yacht ELISA awaiting her guests
Super Yacht ELISA awaiting her guests

Other most popular locations for luxury crewed yacht charters in Croatia are celebrity island of Hvar and UNESCO town of Trogir with the neighbouring city of Split offering historical palace of the Roman Emperor Diocletian as the best tourist hotspot. 

Croatia offers a number of other fascinating places to discover on your private luxury crewed yacht charter.  Many Croatians will know that there are only a few places in the world blessed with nearly 3000 hours of sunshine that still truly deserve the description of being”unspoiled.” The long chain of rugged islands of Croatia’s mountainous coast makes this a super yacht charter haven as neither is the coastline overbuilt like Spain, neither protected or secluded as that of South of France.  It is therefore considered to be among the best in the world as the access is free almost anywhere and lovely deep channels, plethora of secluded bays and huge number of anchorages and a stable climate attract many a super yacht charter enthusiast to Croatia.  

Tended garden in the Royal town of Opatija, North Adriatic
Tended garden in the Royal town of Opatija, North Adriatic

Finally, the sailing in Croatia offers little dangers and one wil neither encounter sharks or dangerous sting rays nor high waves or big seas, let alone long distance routes across the open sea unless one chooses to visit Venice or North Croatia and Dubrovnik in a short period of time.

In general, all clients will get their own privately tailored itinerary offering you chance to either enjoy privacy onboard your charter yacht and in case you will prefer untouched nature, wild beauty, generous and fragrant vegetation and remote hiking trails not visited by many. Alternatively, apart from viewing plenty of cliffs and caves, rocky inlets, fine pebble beaches and majestic bays, we can also take you to the hotspots for shopping and partying being during the day or in the night.With many imperial powers setting their foot on these grounds, you can also opt for a cultural super yacht charter tour, exploring the centuries of occupation by foreign empires. The Palace of the Roman Emperor Diocletian, in Split, has been named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, just like many other locations along the coast. On top, many historical residences and imperial fortresses that speckle the Adriatic landscape are considered some of the finest examples of intact ancient or medieval architecture. Ancient and medieval towns rise from the clear blue sea creating stunning impressions which is what makes Croatia so unique and one of the best super yacht charter destinations in the world. 

One aspect of Croatia is less known in the world and that is the fact that Croatians are very modern in the way they dress and in the way they adopt latest pop culture or technological trends.  This makes Croatia equally interesting today as well as tomorrow and the country and especially the most visited coastal regions is in constant change.  The preferred café and restaurant culture prevails, yet this fine land of home made wine and olive groves, home made cheese and an abundance of fresh fish, has always successfully borrowed influences from the trade routes that have passed its shores for centuries and is also nowadays adopting latest trends the moment the do happen in London or NEW York.  It is therefore not surprising to find latest yachts, super cars or super yachts indeed showing off on the Croatian coast before they are even available in the most sought after British, US or Russian and German trade shows.
We therefore invite you to charter a super yacht with us as our knowledge of Croatia charter yachts, local crews, specific yacht charter destinations and best cruising itineraries is unparalleled. We regularly and personally inspect each yacht, meet the captains in private as well as in business roles, sample the chefs’ cuisine and evaluate the service offered by each yacht crew.

Croatian super yachts in town of Rijeka, North Croatia
Croatian super yachts in town of Rijeka, North Croatia

Yacht charter itinerary:
A simple yacht charter itinerary that is usually recommend for those visiting Croatia on a super yacht would look as stated below.  A bespoke, fully tailored one, to include restaurant recommendations, all anchorages and bays as well as suggested ports and other useful information, would be prepared for you based on your special requirements.Whatever and whenever you decide to do while in Croatia, you would normally fly into Split or Dubrovnik international airport. For a bit of a cultural shock before or after the charter you should also consider visiting capital Zagreb as together with Budapest and Prag it is seen as the capital of culture in the Eastern Europe. You should always charter one way if possible and the route below can also be turned upside down, if you land in Dubrovnik first.  The alternative routes would take clients to North Croatia and North Dalmatia as both Kvarner region, Kornati Archipelago and Istrian Peninsula offer a totally difference yacht charter experience then the South Croatia around Split or Dubrovnik.

Super Yacht charter Day 1: 
Embarkation on board of a super yacht will be organised depending on the size and type of your boat.  One of the best locations is medieval town of Trogir, a fascinating UNESCO protected location.  This lovely village offers charming streets, privately run restaurants, plenty of food and cloth markets and beautiful buildings including the medieval Trogir Chapel.  Alternatively, you would embark in ACI Marina Split or the newly built marina Kastela near the airport. 

Splending views on the reflecting water
Splending views on the reflecting water

Super Yacht charter Day 2: 
Begin your Croatia yacht charter with a cruise to Island Brac, a small island close to Split, for a pleasant swim and a bit of snorkelling. Visit a lovely medieval castle, now turned private hotel and if necessary order a local helicopter to take you back to your yacht or get the captain to send a tender to let you explore other parts of the island. 

Super Yacht charter Day 3: 
Sail to Hvar, the celebrity island, where each August all Croatian celebrities congregate for a one week of partying, and where royals such as Prince William or Prince Henry choose to spend their summer holidays on a regular basis.  Continue the cruise aboard your private yacht along the Pakleni (Hell) islands just opposite of the town Hvar or explore the old town and its huge number of alleys and steps for the rest of the afternoon and the evening.  

Super Yacht charter Day 4: 
Sail to Island of Korcula, and preferably circumnavigate its 60nm of shore.  The town of Korcula is the birthplace of Marco Polo and the house is currently a museum.  Vela luka and Lumbarda beach on the opposite side of the island of the islet Scedro on the South shore is the usual stopover for the super yacht charter guests in this region.

Super Yacht charter Day 5: 
National park Mljet on the island of the same name is a must visit.  Here you should visit a 12th century Benedictine monastery set on an islet in the middle of Lake Veliko Jezero.  The anchorage of Luka Polace lies inside a deep fjord-like inlet, which is ideal for water sports and snorkelling.

Super Yacht charter Day 6: 
The Elaphite Archipelago is the true paradise of nature as well as centuries old monasteries.  Only 10nm from Dubrovnik the island chain offer a selection of picturesque anchorages for lunch and swimming or snorkelling and an obligatory quiet overnight stay.

Super yachts moored in a major port on the Adriatic coastline
Super yachts moored in a major port on the Adriatic coastline

Super Yacht charter Day 7:  
Visiting Dubrovnik is a must on any super yacht charter itinerary in Croatia.  This 13th century medieval walled town with Renaissance towers and an impenetrable wall, is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world, and together with Venice and Istanbul is usually always within the top 10 in the world.  The town should be explored both during the day and in the evening as its rich cultural and tourist offer as well as restaurant; café and bar culture is not to be missed.


Super Yacht Charter in South of France!

Cote d’azur is the birhtplace of super yacht charter.  It is here where it all started in the 1960’s and it is here today where you will find not only the most luxurious resorts, hotels and restaurants to visit, but also where the greatest choice of super yachts can be found.  Should you want to experience the best of summer and Mediterranean lifestyles, highest fashion, lovely food and perfect climate, charter a yacht in South of France during July or first few weeks of August to experience the best of what the region has to offer.

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ONE WAY CHARTERS ON MEGA YACHTS

One of the most sought after type of super yacht holiday experience is one way charter.

Starting out in Monaco and disembarking in Corsica or flying into Tivat in Montenegro to board your 50m super yacht, then disembarking in UNESCO town of Trogir in Croatia, or even in Venice on the Northern Adriatic coast, is one of the best and most cost effective ways to enjoy both your yacht, as well as the fabulous scenery.

The cost:

Many super and mega yachts are usually very happy to offer ONE WAY charters. The cost of making a round trip can at times be either very expensive or time consuming.  In order to avoid this additional cost or to allow your charter party to visit the locations of your choice within a set period of time, most super yacht captains will agree to a one way charter.

Sailing out of St Tropez's old harbour towards Portofino
Sailing out of St Tropez’s old harbour towards Portofino
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The best Super Yacht Charter Destinations

Super yacht charter is by far the best holiday experience. It offers everything one can dream of, from luxury surroundings, 5 star service, excellent food, to enormous possibilities in terms of seclusion, privacy, space, prestige as well as time and most of all, feeling of relaxed, well deserved pleasure.

And although many of us take for granted the loving people that are on our side and always around us, who actually make up any of the experiences we make, the destinations which we visit are usually the best part of any holiday.

Birdsview of Monaco and its Port Hercules
Birdsview of Monaco and its Port Hercules
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Super Yacht TANDEM CHARTERS

Luxury crewed yacht charter is all about limitless time, ultimate freedom and space, extraordinary experiences and total privacy.  Those who charter luxury mega yachts do so mainly because they value their freedom.   Chartering a private yacht is on their vacation schedule mainly as they wish to avoid sharing facilities with unknown people, indulge in their own world created by numerous sacrifices and hard work throughout the year, all away from home and because they would like to be only with the people they choose to be around them.

Super Yacht Tandem charter in the Mediterranean
Super Yacht Tandem charter in the Mediterranean

Indeed, one of our regular super yacht charter clients told me how he does not want anyone on board apart from his wife, and even the crew always must have their own companionway and full facilities, so they are seen and called into action only when absolutely necessary.  In most cases, the couple even prepare their own basic snacks while ordering their superyacht crew to prepare other meals and move out of the way once these are served, with chief stewardess, the captain or the deck hand for their water sports fun staying around on suitable occasions only.

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Ultimate Super LUXURY HOLIDAYS

Nowadays, there are a great number of ULTIMATE LUXURY HOLIDAY options one can embark on around the world.

Super rich have a great choice amongst many custom made vacations offered across all six major continents. As an example, a premiership footballer could hire an entire island in the Caribbean, such as the Richard Branson’s Neckar paradise.  In another instance, a highly successful businessman can rent a superb multiple-bedroom villa in South of France where his family can enjoy their own facilities such as a cinema room, wine cellar, a tennis court or a fully equipped gym, and an A-list celebrity could simply hop onto a privately chartered jet and embark on an African Safari made just for their closest entourage as part of an engagement party where travelling large distances by car can be prohibitively time-consuming. 

Superb vistas await anyone visiting Maldives
Superb vistas await anyone visiting Maldives
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Super Yachts and Luxury Lifestyle

Luxury lifestyle can be defined in many ways.   
It is probably easy to agree that those who enjoy best of luxury lifestyles are usually unknown to the public eye, as they prefer their privacy.  Such super-rich families or individuals, probably live in unimaginable luxury. 

Super cars on display at a private motor yacht show in Spain
Super cars on display at a private motor yacht show in Spain

One would assume they own their own private jets, with which they visit their worldwide based super luxury retreats and private super mega yachts so that no one ever finds out about their whereabouts.  Or did you hear lately about zillionaire Rothschild’s last weekend away with his girlfriend, not to mention hordes of other less known billionaires who we’ve never heard of, let alone know they enjoy any kind of luxury lifestyle?

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Water Sport Toys on board of SUPER YACHTS

When chartering a super yacht, most yacht charter clients’ main motive is the escapism and privacy.  In many other cases the yachtcharter clients simply wish to have a luxury holiday at sea, be it to enjoy the highest levels of service, the most luxurious cruise or the feeling of freedom and prestige.
 
Others will charter a yacht as part of their business meeting or a corporate event while some will also do so as they wish to try something new.  Regardless what the motives for their next luxury yacht charter vacation, everyone will at some time during their charter want to use water sport toys provided on board.

Superb selection of water sport toys on 60m Andreas L super yacht
Superb selection of water sport toys on 60m Andreas L super yacht
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