If you know where to look, there are plenty of charter deals and discounts to be found for a spontaneous, last-minute getaway. To save time, we’ve done the research and tracked down all the best deals on the market, including these superyacht charter discounts, special rates and last-minute offers that are available right now...
Stats: 70.6m, Royal Denship, 2002/2022, 12 guests, 20 crew
The deal: Force Blue is offering a discounted rate of €250,000 per week plus expenses for charters of one-week minimum between 6 and 31 March 2023.
Highlights: Fresh from an extensive refit in 2022, Force Blue has returned to the charter market once more. With the capacity to host 60 seated guests, and an incredible 300-350 guests quayside, Force Blue is certainly the entertainer’s choice and among the finest vessels to host parties on board, as well as relaxing family charters. She also features one of the fleet’s most impressive spas, complete with a steam shower, hammam, mud bath, sauna, and hydro massage hot tub, and you can even opt for a dedicated masseuse and beautician to join the crew for round-the-clock treatments. It is no surprise that 70 per cent of her guests are repeat clients.
On board, there is a vast sea-level lounge and sunbathing area and an extended swim platform, perfect for long afternoons frolicking in the water. And, thanks to her jam-packed toybox including a Flyboard, hoverboard, wave runners, jet skis, water skis, sea bobs, and paddle boards, there is never a dull moment on the water.
Force Blue is available to charter with Fraser starting from €330,000 per week, excluding the deal.
Stats: 75m, Feadship, 2020, 12 guests, 19 crew
The deal: Arrow is offering a discounted rate of $500,000 for charter bookings over four-day weekends in The Exumas this February and March.
Highlights: Arrow is the yacht that Feadship director Henk de Vries referred to as "one of the best Feadships ever completed" – quite a statement from one of the world’s most prestigious superyacht builders. And by looking at her perfectly balanced profile, it is not difficult to see why. Designed by London-based studio, H2 Yacht Design, the 72-metre yacht has low glass railings, high deck heights, expansive gangways and elegant curvaceous lines. Her interiors – also described as “elaborately detailed” – feature backlit marble and varnished teak, a bespoke mosaic-lined Jacuzzi located on the sundeck, and a beach club aft complete with a unique bar area.
Arrow is available to charter with Edmiston at a normal weekly rate of €850,000.
Stats: 47m, Benetti, 2010/2022, 12 guests, 12 crew
The deal: A 10 per cent reduction and the extension of the reduced 5.2 per cent VAT for May charters in Greece.
Highlights: Fresh out of the shipyard after an extensive refit, which included a brand-new interior, Africa I is off to Greece this season. A popular choice with celebrities, the 47 metre was the charter yacht of choice for Cristiano Ronaldo in 2019. The main deck saloon is open-plan with panoramic windows giving excellent views, an L-shaped seating area, a low coffee table, a library, and a fully stocked bar. Out on deck, Africa I is primed for entertaining offering excellent spaces for al fresco cocktails on the aft deck.
Africa I is available to charter with IYC starting from €200,000 per week.
Stats: 69.6m, Vuyk, 1966/2018, 26 guests, 19 crew
The deal: Enjoy 10 days aboard for the price of eight when booking before 6 March 2023.
Highlights: First built as a passenger ship in 1966, the 70-metre Sherakhan was revived and transformed into the ultimate charter yacht in 2018. Instantly recognisable, the yacht’s classic white exterior shields an elegant and contemporary interior, which is primed for entertaining thanks to her double-height main saloon measuring seven metres high, and huge spa. A crisp white colour palette and an array of subtle textures make up her interior styling, along with an assortment of unique pieces of furniture and a vast collection of explorer first editions. Up on her expansive top deck, a large bar aft is primed for parties, along with a huge 18-person Jacuzzi.
Sherakhan is available to charter with Y.CO starting from €485,000 per week.
Stats: 74.5m, Amels, 2006/2020, 12 guests, 21 crew
The deal: Book five days in the low season for a 10 per cent discount on charter bookings.
Highlights: Following her all-encompassing overhaul in 2020, Lady E resurfaced on the charter market as an entirely new offering. A bright and breezy interior is complemented by large windows which flood the spaces with natural light throughout. With a new beach club, hammam spa, and climate-controlled gym, Lady E certainly ticks all the boxes regarding wellness. For those looking for something less leisurely, she is packed with toys including a climbing wall, Jet Skis, scuba gear, e-foils, Flyboards, and sailing dinghies. She also benefits from a crew made up of water sports enthusiasts who know the best spots to drop anchor and can teach you how to get to grips with the toys.
Lady E is managed for charter by Burgess starting from $665,000 per week.
Stats: 70.5m, Turquoise Yachts, 2011, 12 guests, 19 crew
The deal: Enjoy a 30 per cent discount on low-season bookings in the Indian Ocean.
Highlights: If you’re looking for a family-orientated charter, then look no further than Talisman C. Designed with family fun at its very core, the 70 metre was created with huge deck space, toy storage, and 1560GT of interior volume. Up on the sundeck, Talisman C has a huge Jacuzzi and a sit-up bar, perfect for sundowners, as well as a shaded al fresco dining area with plenty of space aft for activities and a 50-inch screen for movie nights. Taking it one step further, the 70 metre also has a spectacular crow’s nest with removable awnings and glass screens for even more incredible vistas. Inside, things are open and elegant, with black lacquered wood and marble finishes, but the vibe remains welcoming and family-friendly. Take the staircase up to the upper deck, and you’ll stumble upon an additional lounge, which doubles as a karaoke room.
Upon opening the toy locker, hidden behind shell doors, you'll discover a Novurania Chase 23 for getting ashore, plus a Ski Nautique Super Air Nautique 230 for waterskiing and tow toys. Add to that three Sea-Doos, four SeaBobs, kitesurfing kit among much more.
Talisman C is available for charter with Burgess starting from $567,000 per week at her normal rate.