Italians understand like no others how to appreciate the rare gift of beauty in this fast-paced modern world. They also understand that one of the greatest pleasures in life is taking time to gather with family and friends. So it’s no surprise that Italian shipyards and designers excel at crafting some of the world’s most unique luxury yachts.
Crafted with the luxury yachting lifestyle and guest profile in mind, each of the charter yachts on our list has earned their place with striking designs and sumptuous furnishings combined with unparalleled levels of comfort. Whether you’re planning to party with friends, spend quality time with family or entertain business associates, these five are guaranteed to have you falling in love with la dolce vita all over again.
1. Baglietto Lucky Me
A finalist for both the interior and exterior best design and styling categories in the Showboats Design Awards 2017, this timeless motor yacht was designed by Francesco Paszkowski and built in 2016 by Baglietto. The 151.90 foot/46.30 metre Lucky Me can accommodate up to 10 guests with a roomy interior layout that offers a master suite, 2 VIP staterooms and 2 twin cabins. There is additionally capacity for up to 9 crew members to ensure your every need is attended to. She is available for summer charter in the East Mediterranean from €200,000 ($237,500) per week.
2. Mondo Marine Sarastar
This brand-new 197.50 foot/60.2 metre luxury motor yacht was delivered in July 2017 by Mondomarine and combines high performance with dramatic elegance. The interior has been carefully styled with luxurious marbles, white onyx and silk textiles by Italian designer Luca Dini. With a master suite, 4 double rooms and a twin cabin, she can host up to 12 guests and offers a spacious sun deck, sky lounge and sea-level beach club. Sarastar is currently for sale and she is also available for charter in the West Mediterranean from €364,000 ($428,000) per week.
3. Rossi Navi Endeavour 2
Offering a striking minimalist design and ample space for entertaining, Endeavour 2 was built in 2017 by Rossi Navi with exterior design by Team 4 Design. Salvagni Architetti’s interior styling includes opulent furnishings, a neutral color palate and generous windows to showcase the glorious sea views while cruising. Endeavour 2 can host up to 10 guests who are comfortably accommodated in a master suite, a VIP cabin, a double cabin and 2 twin rooms. She is available for Mediterranean charter in the summer from €275,000 ($326,500) per week.
4. Mangusta Overmarine Da Vinci
Boasting an on-deck jacuzzi, ample water toys and glamorous interior, Da Vinci is a jewel in the crown of Italian yacht design. The sleek exterior styling is the work of inspirational designer Stefano Righini with Overmarine responsible for interior design and the build which was completed in 2017. Ideal for both intimate gatherings and lively crowds, Da Vinci offers a magnificent master cabin, VIP cabin, double cabin and quadruple cabin which can accommodate a total of 12 guests. Summer charter is available for Da Vinci from €225,000 ($267,000) per week.
5. Tanoka Yachts Vertige
Classically chic and elegant both inside and out, designer Francesco Paszkowski’s gorgeous styling won Vertige the coveted 2017 World Yachts Trophies award for Best Exterior Design.
The 163.71 foot/49.90 metre luxury motor yacht was custom built in 2017 by boutique shipyard Tankoa Yachts and offers expansive outdoor spaces, a spa pool and a large wine cellar. On board up to 12 overnight guests can be accomodated in a master suite, VIP cabin, 3 double cabins and a twin cabin. Vertige is available for both Mediterranean and Caribbean charter from €250,000 ($295,000) per week.