Sunday, October 25, 2009

High-tech Luxury Yachts - Super Boats

Magnificent, majestic, royal, breathtaking, and graceful are the words that describe the real meaning of luxury yachts. For the superyacht owners, the world is one big playground and they have the playthings to prove it.

There has been an incessant increase in the count and fame of large private luxury yachts over the last two decades. This list of top 12 high-tech luxury travel yachts will tell you that these are not just another means of transport over the water but a style statement too. Let’s not waste any more time and take a look at these spectacular beauties.

Sea Dream
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Charter price: US$ 315000 to US $700000 per week
The splendid 344-foot Sea Dream luxury yacht lets large groups submerge straight into an unforgettable luxury experience. The most striking thing on Sea Dream is its exceptional cuisine.
The list of the lavish on-board amenities include ‘open air’ area with spectacular water views, dining salon, new boardroom area, bar cocktails, library with many games, Asian Spa and Wellness Center, beauty salon, 3 steam showers, 2 treatment rooms, and a sauna, separate guest’s ensuite bathroom, and flat screen TV & DVD & CD players throughout the 195 square foot of living area.


Excellence III
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Built by: Abeking & Rasmussen
Charter Price: US $365000 to $385000 per week
The luxury motor yacht Excellence III charters both the Mediterranean and Caribbean waterways. The interiors are a perfect intermingling of mahogany, harmonized by myrtle and honey onyx. The yacht accommodates 12 people in its six luxurious guest cabins, of which four are king-size.
Luxury yacht Excellence III offers two Windsurfers, two kayaks, two 800hp Yamaha Wave runner jet skis, various knee boards, water skis, inflatable toys, snorkeling equipment, rendezvous diving and fishing tackle. The innards of the luxury yacht features a LINN music system, a Plasma screen TV in guests and master cabins, the Sky lounge (convertible to full theatre), a gymnasium, and a steam shower.

Atmosphere
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Built by: Perini Navi in 2000
Charter Price: US $ 210,000
The 174ft Atmosphere luxury yacht offers exceptionally spacious accommodation for its 14 guests, thanks to the 11.40m beam. The interiors of the yacht have been designed to the best of Perini standards.
The interiors of the super yacht are festooned with russet-toned fabrics with shades of orange and gold, and graceful cherry-wood joinery. Dining room can be changed into a conference room in case of any business meetings. Other facilities include a main saloon, a sauna, separate Turkish bath, satellite TV/DVD/video/stereo throughout the yacht, and Jacuzzi dip pool.

Virginian
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Built by: Van Lent in 1990
Charter Price: US$294000 per week
The Virginian luxury yacht is well-known for its fabulous design and outstanding technical specifications. At 203 feet, Virginian offers accommodation for 12 guests in six cabins.
The yacht features an array of lavish facilities such as an on-deck Jacuzzi, a mosaic octopus in the master bathroom, a bar, abundant dining space on the sundeck, and, interestingly, a library with built-in bookcases.

Senses
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Designed by: Martin Francis
Charter Price: US$ 240000 to US $250000 per week
The inimitable charter yacht enriches you with the four-wheel-drive option as compared to the conventional yachts. If you take a look at the robust exteriors, you can’t even think of the lavish, beautiful interiors with which the “Senses” is festooned with. Designed by Martin Francis, the interiors are decked with wonderful wood with cream soft furnishings.
The Senses is equipped with all the latest luxury amenities such as satellite television, stereo music systems, Jacuzzi pool, gym, and sauna. The motor yacht offers charter accommodation for up to 12 guests.

Leander
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Built by: Peene shipyard, Germany in 1994
Charter Price: US$ 490,000 per week
The yacht Leander is one of the largest yachts build over the last decade with all the latest luxury facilities. The 75 meter full displacement yacht offers excellent accommodation spread over 3 deck levels, with utterly private VIP apartments.
The luxury mega yacht touts lavish dining room, observation lounge, panoramic windows, custom pool with Jacuzzi, audio/visual equipment a bar, sauna, barbeque, and a modern gym.

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