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Each week or so, we take a look at one or two of the finalists for the 2011 World Superyacht Awards. Many of the newest and largest yachts available for crewed yacht charter have been nominated.
This six-deck yacht boasts more volume than most other 63-meter luxury yacht charter vessels currently on the water. Motor yacht BATON ROUGE was built by Icon Yachts, and features the exterior styling of Tim Heywood, with interiors by Redman Whiteley Dixon.
Fully-stabilized and optimized in every respect for luxury living afloat, her extensive interior guest areas include multiple lounges and a choice of dining options, which cohesively encompass both townhouse elegance and beach house chic to suit one’s mood.
The yacht offers accommodation for 12 guests in 7 large cabins. The master is situated on the main deck, while two VIP cabins are on the upper deck. Two doubles and two convertible doubles/twins are found on the lower deck of yacht Baton Rouge.
The interior offers beautiful woods, leathers, marbles, and nickel and bronze details, as well as handcrafted furniture and original artwork. The vessel’s contemporary interior is considered both serene and stylish.
The exterior deck areas are nothing short of expansive, and they serve as great outdoor spaces for lounging and dining. There’s an ondeck hot tub on Baton Rouge, and a dedicated sundeck which converts to a party deck, as well as a beach club lounge at sea level.
State-of-the-art entertainment and communications systems exist throughout the yacht. For physical fitness buffs, there is a gym and a very comprehensive inventory of water toys and tenders.
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Presenting the largest private luxury yacht built in Britain. The yacht is delivered to the UK’s wealthiest woman, Kirsty Bertarelli. The yacht’s maiden voyage to the Caribbean began.
On Friday, March 2, the 90 meter motor yacht VAVA II left. It went from the Devonport shipyard in Plymouth. The 314 foot superyacht (priced at £100 million) commissioned for former Miss UK. Gift recipient is 40 year old Kirsty Bertarelli. Gift giver is her billionaire husband, Ernesto Bertarelli, 46.
What does Bertarelli do? He is a Swiss pharmaceutical tycoon. The man is reputedly worth £6.8 billion. This wealth makes him the 81st richest man in the world. He is the fifth richest man in the UK. He had megayacht VAVA II built by Plymouth-based Pendennis Plus (formerly Devonport Yachts).
The “big white boat” has many features. For instance, a fold-down beach club, and a pool. The pool can can be varied in depth to cater for guest preferences.
Superyacht VAVA II was designed by Redman Whitely Dixon, with interior styling by Remi Tessier. The yacht is built to SOLAS-36 passenger ship standards and will set a new standard in the charter market for 2012 and beyond.
Kirsty Bertarelli (formerly Kirsty Roper) won Miss UK in 1988 when she was 17. She now lives in Switzerland.
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She spends two years in the traditional cruising grounds of the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. Now it’s time for a change. The 2010 Royal Huisman sail yacht TWIZZLE embarked upon an ambitious Far Eastern cruise. Asia yacht charter vacations sound unique and exciting.
Commencing with her recent appearance at the 2012 Asia Rendezvous, the 57.5 meter yacht TWIZZLE is now in Phuket – in position for exploring the Andaman Sea through April 2013. The skipper’s planned itinerary includes Thailand, Burma, Andaman Islands, Malaysia and Singapore yacht charter options.
In May that year, we saw this magnificent luxury sailing charter vessel with her towering and graceful lines win a judge’s commendation in London at the sixth annual World Superyacht Awards.In addition to her numerous awards for design and construction, she has impressed scores of charter guests as a fast, yet comfortable passage-maker. No doubt, Asian yacht charter enthusiasts will reach the same conclusions this spring.
Her weekly luxury yacht charter rates are from $266,000. For additional yacht charter information, let us know. Please contact 1-800 Yacht Charters at https://www.1800yachtcharters.com/book-now-contact-us/. We are at your service, 24 hours a day.
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Presenting the winners of the 2011 ShowBoats Design Yacht Awards. Held at Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida, mega yacht charter vessels beat private yachts for awards in design excellence. This is the second year in a row for such charteryacht success.
Superyacht owners and creative talents attended the event. They watched the luxury charter sailboat TWIZZLE, win. Her category was Recreational Area for Guest Use and Interior Design categories. Justin Redman of the design team at Redman Whiteley Dixon accepted the Neptune award for TWIZZLE.
Other charter yachts receiving honors included:
Motor yacht EXUMA received an Environmental Protection Award. She is 264 feet long, and was built by the Perini Navi Group and Picchiotti. Exuma has exterior design by Vitruvius Ltd and naval architect Philippe Briand,
“For the second year in a row, the world’s finest yachts for hire were in the spotlight,” beamed Jana Sheeder, President of SailAway Yacht Charter Consultants and 1-800 Yacht Charters. “There’s a deep commitment by these yacht owners to build vessels with amenities and aesthetics that are appealing to prospective charter clients. We are so proud to represent these amazing yachts, as they are among the newest and largest yachts available in the world’s best destinations.”
Private yachts are award winners, also. The 312 foot Blohm & Voss motor yacht PALLADIUM was the evening’s biggest winner. Designers Mick Leach and Mark Smith took home 4 Neptune Awards for her. She won Tender Design, Bespoke Furniture Item, Exterior Design & Styling and Interior Design.
Many award-winning yachts are available for hire this winter
and spring in warm weather destinations, including Grand Bahama, St Barts, and St Lucia. Contact the 1-800 Yacht Charters destination pros at for further details about yacht charters in the Caribbean.
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