Super Yacht of the Week: GRIFFIN

As you may have gathered we love Palmer Johnson yachts here at Boatbookings.com, and the yacht that stood out for us at the Monaco Yacht Show last year was the 41.5m luxury motor yacht GRIFFIN. An all-new layout combined with extra length and beam means guest accommodation for 10 in 5 cabins along with an added jacuzzi on the flybridge. GRIFFIN boasts a sporty and muscular presence with angles and curves in all the right places, add to this the extensive outside living space and you have the perfect recipe for speed, power and comfort. GRIFFIN is a yacht for those who don’t like to compromise on thrills, but still search for rest and relaxation on the way.

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Embark upon a Worldwide Gastronomic Adventure in 2015

Happy New Year’s Eve from the Boatbookings Team! It has been a spectacular year full of stunning reviews from unforgettable charters all around the world. If you didn’t get the chance to get away as much as you would have liked, get together with your family over the holidays and start planning for next year! With an experienced Brokerage Team all around the world, we look forward to helping no matter where you want to go. If you need something to tickle your tastebuds, you will be inspired below!

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Super Yacht of the Week: DB9

James Bond fever has hit the Boatbookings office this week with the exciting announcement of Spectre and the even more exciting Aston Martin DB10 set to accompany Daniel Craig in the latest addition to the thrilling movies. On this theme our super yacht of the week is a yacht not only fit to run alongside the DB10 but also perfect for housing the most menacing of Bond villains. DB9, the stunning luxury motor yacht and the original Palmer Johnson 170 is our super yacht of the week.

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Gourmet and Yachting Perfection at the Antigua Charter Yacht Show!

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In just a little over 3 weeks Ben and Allison from the Boatbookings team will be heading to the Antigua Charter Yacht Show, from December 5-11, which showcases the world’s finest charter yachts. With 98 yachts already registered this will be a very rewarding and exciting and important show for us.  We look forward to reporting back to everyone after viewing all of these magnificent yachts and meeting the crews.

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Fall into TEMPTATION this Winter in Florida and the Bahamas

At Boatbookings, we love bringing you the newest charter yachts in the most exciting and sought after holiday destinations. With just over 3 weeks until the start of the 55th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), we wait in great anticipation to critique some of the very best charter yachts for your next charter in Florida and the Caribbean. The show has not even started, yet we are able to bring you one of the most talked about yachts in Fort Lauderdale at the moment in the Palmer Johnson 123′, TEMPTATION.

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The best of the best at Cannes Boat Show – Day 2

Friday at the Cannes Boat Show was another exciting day meeting with our great industry partners and checking out great boats currently on the charter market! The day began being whisked out by tender to visit two sublime luxury motor yachts based on the French and Italian Rivieras, safe to say we were not disappointed.  VANQUISH_main_1First on the list was VANQUISH, a stunning and extensively refitted Palmer Johnson 120. On approach to this absolutely stunning yacht we noticed how she stood out from all others in the bay of Cannes with her flawless cream hull and distinctive Palmer Johnson lines. On embarkation everything only improved, we were welcomed warmly by the captain who is both enthusiastic about the boat and making sure everyone on it has a great charter experience! The international crew on this boat speak over 6 languages between them, meaning they can accommodate guests of all nationalities. VANQUISH continued to impress with three light, spacious, modern and luxurious double cabins and fully convertible en-suite pullman cabin. As well as this, she has a massive range of water toys including a large twin engined tender, sea doos, water skis, diving equipment, wakeboard, fishing gear, inflatable pool and a whole range of towable toys too! We left this gorgeous boat wondering what was missing… and realised it really does have everything!

ABILITY_main_1 Next was the completely different but equally mesmerising ABILITY, an eye-catching monochrome Mangusta 130. We were again warmly welcomed by a fantastic crew and a wonderful range of refreshing drinks before being shown the stunning, luxurious interior of this performance cruiser. The saloon was sexy and exciting with its range of black and white furnishings, heading downstairs the boat becomes warm and woody with a full-beam master cabin and 3 spacious guest cabins. Outside we were shown the huge foredeck, full of flexible outside areas to soak up the sun and enjoy this fantastic boat. The excitement isn’t just on the eyes, this sporty motor yacht has a cruising speed of 28 knots! We’ve only had fantastic responses from charterers onboard ABILITY, her reputation on the French Riviera means berths in the hottest parts of the coast are not a problem. Perfect for the image-conscious getaway!

The Cannes Boat Show is drawing to a close this weekend, but this year has been another resounding success, showing why Cannes is truly a hub of yachting excellence!