With the summer yachting season well underway, many seafaring enthusiasts are taking to the waters to explore the exotic destinations that surround Italy, France, the Adriatic and other yachting hotspots in the Mediterranean. From Porto Cervo to Portofino, each destination is more enchanting than the last. These five stunning yachts are still available for a summer yacht charter in Italy and other hotspots of the Mediterranean:
1. M/Y ANNE MARIE
ANNE MARIE is a 30m Ferretti motor yacht that accommodates ten guests in five spacious staterooms. Built in 2007, her elegant interior offers charterers the best of open-plan living, with a dining room that merges with a chic salon, and is finished with sophisticated wooden tones. ANNE MARIE is available for charter in the waters surrounding Italy, the South of France and Monaco. Offered with an extensive selection of water toys, including a Yamaha Jet Ski, Wake board, a 4,5 m Castoldi Jet Tender, a 3 m Novamarine Tender, a banana boat, water skis and snorkeling gear, M/Y ANNE MARIE will keep seafarers entertained in azure Mediterranean waters.
2. S/Y FAR AND WIDE
Explore the Adriatic Sea onboard 30.2m sailing yacht, FAR AND WIDE, which has 2 weeks remaining in Montenegro or Croatia. Visit the Croatian delights of Rovinj, Pula, Zadar, Split, Vis Hvar, and Dubrovnik, before moving on to Kotor and Sveti Stefan. S/Y FAR AND WIDE is the perfect vessel on which to explore destinations that are so abundant in natural beauty: the dining area offers 360° sight of the surrounding waters and beyond, and the yacht’s high performance enables you to sail seamlessly between destinations. Built at the Southern Wind shipyard in 2007, FAR AND WIDE utilises state of the art technologies, concept interior design and exterior styling, and grand comfort for its eight guests.
3. M/Y ZAMBEZI
Built in 2004, M/Y ZAMBEZI combines the latest technologies with a traditional yachting experience to offer a truly special charter experience. Built at the Italian shipyard, Cantieri Rizzardi, her stylish design exudes Italian quality, while her chic interior is as inviting as it is comfortable. Zambezi can accommodate 10 guests in four staterooms, each of which has an en suite bathroom. The master suite spans the full width of the beam and comes complete with a walk-in wardrobe. Deck space is ample on this well-proportioned superyacht; guests can enjoy alfresco meals on the aft deck, or cocktail soirees on the sun deck. She is available for cruising around the Tyrrhenian Sea and the South of France.
4. M/Y OCTAVIA
Built in 2006 at the Sunseeker shipyard, OCTAVIA is a 25m motor yacht that perfectly combines high performance and luxurious comfort. Recently undergoing a refit, M/Y OCTAVIA’s contemporary interior is characterised by an astute attention to detail and the latest technologies, including onboard Wi-Fi and Sky TV. She can accommodate eight guests in four staterooms and her cruising speed is 24 knots. Guests can enjoy the use of a tender, Seabob, Seadoo and snorkelling equipment. A Porto Cervo berth is included in the charter – the perfect location for charterers to explore Italy and Corsica.
5. M/Y JAJARÒ
JAJARÒ is a 31m planing motor yacht that was constructed at the Tecnomar shipyard in 2009. Her low centre of gravity and her sturdy length to width ratio means that she is particularly stable underway – perfect for cruising between mainland Italy and nearby islands, such as Capri, Sardinia and Corsica. M/Y JAJARÒ accommodates eight guests in four staterooms and has a cruising speed of 22 knots. Undergoing a refit in 2013, she is offered for charter with a berth in Porto Cervo, Sardinia – a luxurious hub in the centre of the Mediterranean; the luxurious port town offers charm in abundance and caters for discerning tastes. Drop anchor in the spectacular Romazzino Bay; dine at Aruana Churrascaria to sample Brazilian cuisine at its finest; and sip cocktails at the Billionaire Club.