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The 82.50 meter motor yacht O’MEGA, one of the very few private luxury yacht charter vessels in the world with the capacity for over 12 guests, is heading to the Caribbean for the very first time this winter.
Re-launched in 2004 after a complete remodel from a near-bare hull, super yacht O’MEGA underwent a major refit in 2009, and has had continuous upgrades every year since. With an excellent crew-to-guest ratio, there are 30 crewmembers onboard to attend to 28 guests in 14 guest staterooms.
While in the Caribbean from early December, 2016 through April 2017, her weekly charter rate is €525,000 + running expenses. There is a two week minimum fee for charters during Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
The only other +12 passenger superyacht considering relocation to the Caribbean for the winter is the 36 passenger motor yacht CHRISTINA O, as her owner has expressed interest in the emerging Cuba yacht charter marketplace (now that travel restrictions between the governments of the United States and Cuba have been eased).
With so few large-capacity yachts in the Caribbean this winter, we expect strong demand for both of these vessels in the area of St. Martin, particularly for St Barts yacht charter clients who invade the small island to celebrate the New Year.
1-800 Yacht Charters has dozens of luxury yachts available in the Caribbean this winter. Let us Deliver The Superyacht Experience™ to you and your family and friends this winter. For more information on yacht charter vessels and destinations, go to https://www.1800yachtcharters.com/book-now-contact-us/ now.
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To the delight of Lurssen yacht charter fans everywhere, the owner of motor yacht MARTHA ANN has agreed to position the 70 meter superyacht in the Adriatic as of 1 June 2013. At this writing, the yacht will return to the Western Mediterranean for a booking in mid-July.
Rarely do the world’s largest yachts venture from the standard and uber-popular Western Med cruising grounds such as the Amalfi Coast and the south of France.
Lürssen yacht MARTHA ANN is maintained to a high standard inside and out. She features many upgrades. For instance, 2 new SeaDoo GTX 260’s and the addition of a 44 foot / 13.41 meter Nautica towed tender.
According to Jana Sheeder, President of 1-800 Yacht Charters and SailAway Yacht Charter Consultants, she is a special superyacht.
“With her massive beam of nearly 13 meters, she boasts extraordinary volumes for a yacht of this length. With 7 wet bars and a beautiful glass elevator that services all 5 decks, this is the ideal entertainment yacht for a Mediterranean yacht charter in the summer or a Caribbean yacht charter in St. Barts to celebrate New Year’s Eve.“
Motoryacht MARTHA ANN offers accommodations for 12 guests in 7 staterooms. Her weekly rate is Euro €600,000 per week. Running expenses are in addition.
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Thinking about a St Barts yacht charter this December on a comfortable, head-turning megayacht? If you are, we have great news.
Two Amels Limited Editions 180 superyachts have just announced plans to head to the Caribbean this winter, and both will remain in the area through Spring 2017.
Amels motor yachts ELIXIR and 4YOU, Limited Editions 180 models are available this December. Specifically, 2016 through April, 2017 for British Virgin Island yacht charter reservations. Furthermore, they avail south in the area of St. Martin and St Barts, as well.
Amels yacht 4YOU, a 2012 build, features a stunning contemporary Laura Sessa interior. She sleeps 10 to 12 in 6 guest cabins. Newer yacht ELIXIR offers accommodations for 10 guests in 5 cabins. She also boasts a Laura Sessa interior. In addition, she is a bit more eclectic than 4YOU.
The Limited Editions AMELS 180 series by naval architect Tim Heywood is ever-evolving. Specifically, it is one of the most refined and smooth-functioning yachts in the 55-meter range. The Master suite has folding balcony. There are also two more balconies attached to the main desk salon.
The roomy Sun Deck is 25 meters long. It has a luxury space of 155 square meters. This is quite possibly the largest sun deck you encounter on any 55 meter charter vessel.
The yachts’ rates begin at €275,000 per week. Further, they are up to €310,000 per week for holiday dates.
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Motor yacht SEALYON first launched in 2009 . Her name at the time was yacht CANDYSCAPE II. We remember saying, “This yacht has, ‘it.“ IT refers to that exceptional fusion of glamour, design, and quality. For instance, many sing the praises of the Espen Øino-designed superyacht. She is built by Italy’s Viareggio Super Yachts. The yacht scored a 2010 World Superyacht Award as the Best Displacement Motor Yacht, 500GT-1,299GT.
Award-winning recognition followed in 2011 with a win at the International Yacht Awards. It was in the category of “Power Yachts over 60 metres.” She won for her outstanding interior design by Candy & Candy of London. With this in mind, one judge comments on her interior.
“An eclectic collection of detailed decoration using veneers, fabrics, leathers, metals and stones to create a truly unique floating wonder.”
Fast-forward to 2018. The 202-foot superyacht SEALYON is still as impressive as on day one. T. Debuse, charter manager for the owner’s comments.
“SEALYON is undoubtedly a yacht that has fulfilled its mission statement with the highest build quality and superbly comfortable, beautifully decorated and detailed interior.” DeBuse also thinks the yacht’s new video captures the splendor of the yacht. “They say a picture paints a 1000 words. The video of Sealyon paints a picture indeed!”
In conclusion, the 61.8-meter superyacht offer accommodations for up to 12 guests, and is available for France yacht charter vacations along the Côte d’Azur in the summer, and St. Barts yacht charter holidays in the Caribbean in the winter and spring. Rates start at €325,000 per week for low season dates.
Want to book motor yacht SEALYON for a vacation? Contact us at 1-800 Yacht Charters at 305-720-7245. If you prefer, complete our online inquiry form at https://www.1800yachtcharters.com/book-now/ .
We stand ready to plan The Superyacht Experience™ for you today!
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Helipads on luxury yachts are commonplace. Ondeck helipads no longer turn heads at the quay in Monaco. The type of helicopter on the pad still garners envious gazes, however.
The EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style aircraft is not just about luxury but the effective and flexible use of space. It is the only he-lo in its class that can seat up to eight passengers. For the cabin layout, all seats are mounted on rails and can be quickly and easily reconfigured/removed for additional room for luggage. There are also multi-function boxes with features such as a mini-frig, cup holder and table, and 15-inch TV monitor and DVD player.
The aft-cabin features a high-capacity luggage compartment with room for baggage, golf clubs, even bicycles.
Like the R-Class models that inspired it, the Eurocopter EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style is the most versatile and spacious helicopter in its class. Available 2011, this model will surely be onboard Virgin Island yacht charter vessels right away.
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While this mommy and daddy are well-known for enjoying numerous week-long mega yacht charter vacations at sea, a simple day excursion on the water was a great introduction for their infant daughter to the yachting lifestyle.
Beyonce, husband Jay-Z, and three month-old daughter Blue Ivy Carter spent the Easter holidays in one of the family’s favorite vacation enclaves – the island of St Barts.
The local paparazzi captured the parents boarding a small day charter vessel, with Blue Ivy in her mother’s arms, as they prepared to spend a lazy afternoon on the water.
Locals on St Barts are used to seeing the media power couple once or twice a year, their chartered superyacht docked along the quay. For the short Easter weekend, the family elected to stay in shoreside accommodations. But the yachting “itch” is powerful, and the couple took a perfect-weather day as an opportunity to go boating in the afternoon – and to take along their daughter for her first boat ride.
Perhaps we’ll see the family back in St Barts at year-end, enjoying another New Year’s Eve yachting vacation.
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Since her coming-out party at the Cannes Film Festival 2011, motor yacht SnowbirD has continued to turn heads along the Côte d’Azur. Now, the spectacular 39 meter luxury ocean-going superyacht is heading across the pond to the warm waters of the Caribbean. Offering fabulous accommodation for up to 10 guests, motor yacht SnowbirD will be the ideal St Barts yacht charter vessel for the winter and spring.
Built in Holland, Hakvoort motor yacht SnowbirD features an interior both traditional and modern in style. The full-beam owner’s suite includes a study, plus a stateroom with a king-size bed and a large walk-in closet. There are four guest cabins on the lower deck, two double VIP staterooms, and two twin-bed guest rooms. All feature ensuite bathrooms.
The entertainment areas onboard the yacht are equally impressive, and boasts an open plan main lounge/dining area arrangement. The bridge deck sky lounge opens onto a charming aft area with built-in seating and a teak dining table.
The sun deck features plenty of open area for sunbathing as well as two large sofas and teak tables. A large Jacuzzi whirlpool tub accommodates up to six people, with an adjacent granite-topped wet bar.
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“Dear SailAway – I love reading the blogs about the big yachts and all of the celebrities that hang out in St Barts during the holidays. I will be in St Martin for a hotel-based vacation, and while I can’t afford a luxury yacht charter, I would love to see St Barts. What’s the best way to get there?
Thanks, Terry. You have several options:
There are daily flights from Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) located in St Maarten (Netherlands, Antilles). It’s a short 10-12 minute flight to St Barth’s Gustave III Airport, located on the island’s north coast. The descent is a real nail biter for the fainthearted, necessitating a pass through a narrow break in a hilltop and a landing on the 280 meter runway that ends on St Jean beach.
Call +590 590 276541 for flight info.
If you would rather avoid the short flight, several inter-island high-speed ferry services operate regularly between St Maarten and St Bart’s. It’s a 45 minute ride.
+590 590 275410
+590 590 279 179
As to not being able to afford a yacht charter, Terry, you might be surprised. Megayachts are certainly very expensive, but many travelers prefer smaller, more intimate crewed catamaran charters for their yachting vacations.
A family or group of 8 passengers can rent a crewed catamaran for under $15,000 per week, inclusive of all meals, alcohol, crew, and LOTS of onboard watersports toys like bananas, wakeboards, snorkel gear, underwater scooters, SCUBA diving, etc.
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Internet rumor mill ignored. Actress Blake Lively happily spends quality time with new beau, Leonardo DiCaprio.
Websites circulated photos showing the “Gossip Girl” actress posing naked. Blake and Leo were unphased. They were seen relaxing and laughing onboard motoryacht SEVEN SEAS. They enjoyed Spielberg’s multi-million dollar superyacht during the Cannes Film Festival.
Lively’s spokeswoman issued a statement saying the photos aren’t real.
“The photos of Blake Lively which have just surfaced on various websites … are 100 percent FAKE,” the spokeswoman said. “Blake has never taken nude photos of herself.“
The Internet was abuzz last week. Five photos of the naked, busty blond taking iPhone bathroom selfies appeared on celebrity websites. Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton wrote,
“Blake Lively won’t be happy about this,” while site Zap2It, suggested the pictures were old.
Lively will take legal action. She will go against any outlets that publish the photos.
Earlier this year, she was hired as the face of Chanel’s Mademoiselle handbag ad campaign.
The actress had a chance to take a break from the hustle of the film fest and relax at sea with Leo and his good friend Lukas Haas onboard Steven Spielberg’s 282 foot vessel. At one point, Lively was seen enjoying a big laugh with Di Caprio before getting a warm hug from the Hollywood leading man.The former Mediterranean yacht charter vessel, motor yacht SEVEN SEAS was originally put into charter after her launch in late 2010. At the time, she was on of the largest yachts available for hire. Since then, her famous owner had a change of heart and decided to keep the yacht for private use only…at least for now.
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