Top Five US Luxury Yacht Charter to Experience This Year

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It’s no secret that the travel industry has taken a major hit due to current market conditions and if you’re like the rest of us, you’ve probably had to cancel a few trips. Since many methods of travel, especially flying, aren’t recommended nowadays, many people are turning to yacht charters instead. Which got us thinking about which US luxury yacht charters we most want to experience this year. Sure, there are a lot out there that would suffice, but these five are without a doubt our top picks. 

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Explore the beauty of America’s yachting heritage in New England aboard the 161-foot (49m) Trinity luxury motor yacht ZOOM ZOOM ZOOM. Available for charter with Northrop & Johnson, the luxury yacht is able to accommodate up to 10 guests in its five beautiful staterooms, including a lavish split-level master suite that features a private study, a steam shower, and a Jacuzzi. The yacht’s crew of nine will take care of all your needs while you enjoy everything the vessel has to offer, like its extensive water toy inventory that includes a towable tender, a wide-body RIB tender, WaveRunners, Seabobs, snorkeling gear, water skis, and a wakeboard, to name a few. ZOOM ZOOM ZOOM is ideally suited for family charters and offers a myriad of tenders and toys for guests to enjoy ample on-water fun. She is priced from $165,000 per week, plus expenses.

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Relax and enjoy the coastal breezes and stunning sights of New England aboard Sanlorenzo’s 105-foot (32m) BODACIOUS. Built in 2014, the yacht can house 10 guests across its five staterooms, including a master suite on the main deck that boasts gorgeous views and a skylight. It also features a pop-up TV, a large settee, and an en-suite bath. When you feel like taking a dip in the sea, BODACIOUS also has plenty of toys to choose from, like a towable tender, WaveRunners, Seabobs, sea scooters, an inflatable island, and assorted snorkel and fishing gear. Plus, there is plenty of entertaining space, including a flybridge with sunpads, a cocktail bar, and a Jacuzzi. BODACIOUS is priced from $70,000 per week, plus expenses.

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Discover America’s last frontier as you cruise Alaska aboard the 130-foot (39m) Westport charter yacht SERENGETI. Twelve guests can enjoy the remote wilderness from this perennial-favorite Alaskan charter yacht. Because SERENGETI spends many summers in the region, her professional captain and crew know exactly what they’re doing and can show you the best spots for seeing wildlife, including bears, eagles, whales, and seals, to name just a few. They can also show you the best places to fish and point out their favorite areas to explore glaciers. So, if adventure is more your style, SERENGETI is definitely the one for you. She is priced at $120,000 per week, plus expenses.

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Delta’s 154-foot (46m) luxury superyacht USHER is ideal for exploring the ocean off the coast of Florida. Offering both speed and sophistication, this luxury yacht was built in 2007 and refitted in 2019. She offers contemporary interior spaces and a vast array of amenities to suit the needs of any guest, including an elevator that connects all interior decks. She can accommodate up to 12 guests in her five tech-savvy staterooms, each with its own iPad. There’s also a third Pullman berth that is well suited for a child. She is priced from $179,000 per week, plus expenses.

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Family fun is definitely the name of the game aboard Westport’s 130-foot (39m) motor yacht APHRODITE. As a more recent addition to the luxury yacht charter market, she welcomes up to 10 guests in a classic five-stateroom layout. APHRODITE offers ample spaces to enjoy the alfresco lifestyle, from open-air dining on her main deck aft to an oversized swim platform that allows for easy water access. The vessel also features a skylounge with a marble full-service bar and electric fireplace, a wet bar that can seat 12 to 18 guests during parties or events, and full walk-around decks. APHRODITE is priced from $110,000 per week, plus expenses. 

Mila Pantovich

An avid traveler, Mila Pantovich lives in the UK with her husband and cat. She has been working with JustLuxe as a writer and editor since 2012 and has been featured in several publications. Follow her travels on Instagram: @MilaPantovich ...(Read More)

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