The Yachts Breaking Boundaries
One of Greece’s most romantic cities, Nafplio – defined by its listed architecture and majestic Venetian castles – once again set the scene for the Mediterranean Yacht Show, also known as MEDYS. Following a fantastic week in Greece, our Charter Experts Lambros and Ben, reflect on their top pick motor yacht, crewed catamaran and luxury sailing yacht which stole the show.
Introducing the epitome of luxurious yachting and those which embody the finest advances in modern maritime technology, all berthed on the shores of the Saronic Gulf for inspection and as a platform for brokers across the globe to meet with Captains and crews, to build on existing industry expertise.
Top Motor Yacht: PERSEFONI I, Mariotti 54
The Luca Dini Designed sleek and eye-catching silhouette is a sight to behold, and this is only the start of her appeal. Fully refit in 2021, her contemporary architecture is suffused with artistic flair, boasting authentic paintings and sculptures by renowned European Artists. With more crew than guests, this Mariotti 54 inspires an onboard experience of both total serenity and luxurious adventure for 12 guests, not to mention the utmost security and privacy when onboard with one crew member trained as a security bodyguard.
Not only is she equipped with the market’s most in demand water toys, she boasts a Peloton gym equipment and a massage room to keep guests entertained and fit throughout the entire charter experience. Chat to our Charter Experts to hear more about her charter opportunities.
Top Sailing Yacht: BARACUDA VELETTA, Perini Navi 50m
Introducing 50m of Perini Navi excellence, where her extraordinary sailing prowess is industry recognised. Her impressive exterior is fresh and unexpected, whilst her interior is a masterpiece of the well-known designer John Pawson, who was inspired by the concept of light, space and proportion. She accommodates 10 guests in 5 luxuriously appointed suites for glorious sailing in the Mediterranean.
Having been invited onboard for a multi-course lunch – where Broker Ben indulged in a deconstructed spanakopita, prawn and pea tortellini, sea bass with artichokes and celeriac puree, and a strawberry millefeuille with pistachio cream to finish – he has a relationship with the crew and is ready to answer any questions you may have about her charter opportunities.
Top Catamaran: GENNY, Sunreef 80
Combining elegance and superior style, high-performance sailing yacht GENNY is a true reflection of the Sunreef brand strength. The inhouse creativity and passion of all involved to deliver the latest new addition comes together to provide a floating retreat for 10 guests, inspiring total serenity whilst sailing between idyllic islands in the Saronic Gulf and Cyclades.
Chef Savvas is highly recognised for creating Fusion cuisine, incorporating Greek local ingredients and delivering enticing dishes, therefore it is no surprise he took home the win for ‘Chef’s Competition’ in Category A Platinum. Enquire with our Charter Experts to embark on an epic adventure next summer onboard this eye-catching grey-hulled Sunreef 80.