With one of the highest concentrations of billionaire homeowners anywhere on the planet and a glitzy sandy coastline, Palm Beach attracts some of the world’s most fabulous luxury yachts. The winter cruising season from September to March sees hundreds of gorgeous yachts arrive to enjoy the town’s upscale restaurants, alluring designer shops, country clubs and the nearby International Polo Club which hosts America’s most prestigious tournaments. With such glamorous entertainment options and a dazzling social scene, it’s no surprise that Palm Beach was first choice to see in the New Year for these six sizzling luxury yachts currently docked at Palm Beach marinas.
1. CHRISTENSEN SILVER LINING
The largest yacht ever built by Christensen, the 50 metre/164.04 foot Silver Lining can welcome up to 12 overnight guests on board in her six spacious staterooms. The slick interior design is the work of Carol Williams & Associates whose unique style combines elegant classical detailing with the finest craftsmanship and sumptuous furnishings. She’s available for summer charter out of Palm Beach, Miami or other Florida hotspots from $275,000 (€230,000) per week plus expenses and she is also currently for sale.
2. BENETTI MINE GAMES
Boasting an opulent interior perfect designed by flagship Italian yacht designers Studio Massari, the 62 metre/203.41 foot Mine Games is perfect for impressing the sophisticated Palm Beach set. Star features are the helipad, gym and hot tub, while the roomy interior layout of this refined Benetti build offers an elegant VIP stateroom, a master suite, 3 double cabins and a twin cabin which can accommodate up to 12 guests. She is currently for sale and is also available for charter in the Caribbean from $330,000 (€277,500) per week plus expenses.
3. ABEKING & RASMUSSEN EXCELLENCE V
Designed to make entertaining easy, this Abeking & Rasmussen build offers an onboard cinema, two jacuzzis, a fully-equipped gym, three bars and a total of seven lounges styled by the award-winning Reymond Langton Design studio. The 60 metre/196.85 foot Excellence V is able to accommodate up to 12 guests in a master cabin, VIP suite, 3 double cabins and 2 twin cabins and is staffed by a talented crew of 15 to ensure every guest gets the personalised attention they deserve. Charter is available from $701,500 (€595,000) per week plus expenses.
4. WESTPORT HOSPITALITY
A true home from home, the 50 metre/163 foot Hospitality is perfect for adventurous cruising thanks to her warm and cosy interior design styled by Donald Starkey. This Westport-built luxury yacht is full of snug nooks like the library, deck jacuzzi and fireplace in the sky lounge as well as a generous sundeck, barbecue and swimming platform to allow guests to make the most of the glorious Florida sunshine. The clever flexible interior design can accommodate up to 18 guests in a master suite, VIP suite, three double cabins, one twin cabin and two convertible cabins. Charter rates are available on application.
5. LURSSEN LADY KATHRYN V
Built in 2011 by the famed German shipyard Lurssen, the 61 metre/200 foot Lady Kathryn V has a timeless appeal thanks to elegant interior styling by Adam Lay Studio. Centred around an opulent central staircase, the interior layout offers six chic and comfortable guest cabins providing accomodation for up to 12 guests. Onboard entertainment facilities include something for everyone with a cinema, large sundeck, spa bath and a large tender garage which houses a generous selection of jet skis, sea kayaks, wakeboards and other water toys. She can be chartered year-round from $450,000 (€388,000) per week plus expenses.
6. TRINITY YACHTS IMPROMPTU
Impromptu’s most decadent feature is her custom-built 10 foot by 10 foot jacuzzi which aligns perfectly with the blissful, relaxed vibe on board. With gorgeous contemporary interior design by Patrick Knowles, the spacious interior and open air dining areas make her an excellent option for entertaining friends and family in style. The 50 metre/164 foot luxury yacht was built by Trinity Yachts and can host up to 12 overnight guests with a master suite, VIP suite, three double cabins and one twin cabin. Impromptu can be chartered in the Caribbean from $220,000 (€185,000) per week.
For more information on the availability of these extraordinary charter yachts, contact a licensed charter broker.