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Excellence Abounds on Abeking and Rasmussen Yacht

Today we shine the spotlight on the Abeking & Rasmussen yacht EXCELLENCE V, the 5th vessel in an eponymous line of highly successful superyachts.

German-built, this 60 meter lady combines elegant design with a sense of space that seems to stretch far beyond her physical dimensions.  Indeed, the interior volumes of motoryacht EXCELLENCE V  are far more common on Mediterranean yacht charter vessels in the 70 to 75 meter range.

excellence v abeking rasmussen mediterranean yacht charter corporate special event private yachtFor his 5th yacht, the owner turned to London based Reymond Langton Design to develop a design approach where space is optimally utilized to meet the charter guests’ needs. This approach is most evident within the guest staterooms. Other than the master located on the upper deck, all charter accommodations are situated on the main fore deck. These sleeping quarters offer large windows, spaciousness, and easy accessibility.

The exterior of the yacht embodies the sense of space provided in the interior.  Her sleek lines, navy blue hull, and white superstructure portray a classic style with a contemporary feel.

Architecturally, major design amenities include:

Beach club to starboard

Port-side gym and massage room

Onboard Cinema

Aft swimming and dive platform


A further example of the yacht’s reverence to flexibility and comfort is the tender launching area, which can be directly accessed from the double suite aft of the master stateroom [perfect for discreet getaways, without disturbing other onboard guests].

Overall, her interior style is sophisticated and grand.  A central elevator connects all five decks, while a spiral staircase provides access to each interior level. Glossy dark wooden wall panels frame the staircase, and natural stone floors complete the elegant feel.

Throughout the saloon and living spaces, soft upholstery and cushions, and curvy furniture are blended together in colors of grays, light beige and hints of red.

The same colors, warmth, and intimate feel of the interior flow outward to the exterior lounge areas. Here L-shaped couches actually face outward, allowing guests to enjoy the sweeping panorama from the uncluttered deck areas.

A favorite deck area is the privacy deck directly outside the master stateroom.  Here, the guests can enjoy impressive views from either the large cockpit or the private Jacuzzi tub.  Adjacent lounge pads turn this oasis into a private sun deck for the lead charter guests.

For social gatherings, the yacht offers a wonderfully-appointed sun deck featuring a Jacuzzi tub, wet bar, sun pads, and intimate cockpit area.

For active charterers, the yacht holds 4 sets of SCUBA gear (for rendezvous diving), waverunners, SUPs (Stand Up Paddleboards), kayaks, SeaBob, a water trampoline, and many other water sports toys.

Possibilities are endless onboard Abeking & Rasmussen superyacht, EXCELLENCE V.  Charterers will simply be amazed by the space, elegant design, and the variety of options for fun and relaxation.


Thinking about a year-end vacation in the Caribbean? For more information on how to arrange a Christmas or New Year’s Eve St Barts  yacht charter vacation onboard this luxury megayacht, contact 1-800 Yacht Charters at

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