June 14th was a special day during my internship at Boatbookings. After spending a couple of hours in our office in Cannes, I headed toAntibesto meet Broker Ben, who had spent the morning meeting some of his clients for their embarkation. We headed to Port Vauban for a brokers’ day out on REHAB – one of our all-time favourite day charter yachts along the French Riviera. Broker days are organised by the owners of the yachts such that the Brokers can get to know the boat and its crew better.
We were greeted on board REHAB by the fantastic crew made up of Captain Chris and Stewardess Justine. Once the other brokers arrived and had settled in, we headed west, past the stunning Cap D’Antibes, towards Cannes and the beautiful Iles de Lérins. The islands are an incredibly popular destination thanks to the crystal-clear water, making them the perfect place to drop anchor, relax and swim. As it was still early in the season, we were able to experience the beauty of the islands without many other people there.
Once we had found the perfect spot to anchor, our lovely hosts had prepared a quiz for us. As brokers are of the competitive kind, it’s not like us to ever back down from a challenge, so we quickly got into our teams, boys vs. girls of course, and the game of 20 questions commenced. After a mix of technical questions about REHAB and other yachts, as well as general knowledge questions about the industry, the girls came out on top!
In the afternoon, everyone enjoyed relaxing on board this stunning Sunseeker yacht, whilst indulging in French crudité platters overflowing with local cheeses, baguettes and olives beautifully prepared by Justine. It was incredibly interesting meeting other people from the Industry and getting to know the faces behind the names. As the day came to an end, we cruised back towards Port Vauban past the stunning villas on the Cap d’Antibes.
This day was a fantastic way to get a taste of what Boatbookings’ clients experience, whilst also getting to know REHAB and it’s lovely crew as well as the other Brokers. I will be forever grateful for the opportunity to talk to so many fascinating people – is there a better place to mingle than aboard a beautiful yacht?
The winter is coming to an end and weather is already warm in Greece! The Greek Islands present an excellent all-round destination with literally thousands of islands, and the absolutely best way to explore them is by chartering a luxury yacht. Depending on the type of holiday you are looking for, each island serves a different purpose and your cruising holiday can be a mixture of cosmopolitan places, lovely beaches, unspoiled sceneries and less touristic -yet equally nice- islands.
After recently reviewing the Fairmont Hotel in Monte-Carlo, Monaco, we were inspired to show you the breakdown of your expenses when chartering a luxury Sunseeker motor yacht like FIRECRACKER over simply dining at one of the most sought after hotels on the French Riviera.
Welcome JACOZAMI, the latest Sunseeker charter yacht to hit the warm waters of the Mediterranean this summer! The Sunseeker 131 Yacht is a high pedigree performance luxury super yacht and is the product of 5 years worth of meticulous planning, design and legacy, ensuring that your group of 10 enjoy the very best luxury yacht charter French Riviera.
With the Christmas and New Years holidays over, our clients are increasingly getting ready for their boat charter in Greece, and the best boats are already filling up their schedules! The Greek islands are among our top destinations for the summer months: a prime cruising ground offering an amazing culture and a spectacular array of islands ready for you to discover. Depending on the type of holiday you are looking for each island serves a different purpose: Mykonos and Santorini offer vibrant nightlife, while other, more quite islands will stun you with secret coves and lovely vistas. Whether you want to party the night away, explore quaint fisherman towns or choose a beach and anchor yourself to it, we know an island for each of these desires!
For our Super Yacht of the Week, we like to bring you some of the most sought after, technically advanced luxurious vessels on the water and this week is no exception. PRINCESS AVK is the latest release from Sunseeker,matching BLUSH as the largest yacht to be constructed by the revered British shipyard.
With the launch of the brand new Sunseeker 131 Yacht at the London International Boat Show in January 2016, we bring you one of the finest 37m Sunseekers that is already available for charter along the striking Adriatic coastline. BARRACUDA RED SEA is a firm charter favourite, offering expansive volumes throughout her interior spaces and entertainment areas, ideal for family charters and celebrations around Croatia and Montenegro.
With the winter in full swing, here at Boatbookings, we are dreaming of the summer and the wonderful Formentera! Known as the last Mediterranean paradise, due to it being able to combine tourism with environmental protection, it is the perfect destination for your Ibiza boat charter 2016. With a wonderful selection of yachts available in the Balearics, we can find you the perfect yacht for your charter.
Ibiza is one of the most buzzing charter destinations in the Med, and with more and more yachts now receiving their Spanish charter license, it is set to become even more popular! Whilst there are clubs and lively restaurants to suit the hedonistic party-goers, this stunning island offers much more than nightlife festivities. Grab your passport and join us for an Ibiza boat charter in Summer 2016, to see the diversity on offer!
With the Cannes Film Festival in full swing and the Monaco Grand Prix just around the corner, Cannes is hotting up for the summer as the place to be. Why not treat you friends and take a day charter over to the Cannes Islands for a break from the madness to go to the stunning La Guérite.