Monaco Grand Prix: Formula 1 Heads Home

The Monaco Grand Prix is without doubt one of, if not the most, prestigious events in the Formula One Racing calendar. Having been named the home of F1 Racing, as the residence of a number of F1 drivers, it is also the host of the Historic Grand Prix, which has already taken place.

From Thursday 24 May to Sunday 27 May 2018, all eyes are on the racetrack that runs through this billionaire’s playground, with tensions high as it is renowned to be one of the most challenging to navigate.

Favourites Red Bull and Ferrari head to Monaco with high hopes, whilst Mercedes have some concerns over the manoeuvrability of their car on the slow, tight track around the Principality. Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton is 17 points ahead of Sebastian Vettel for Ferrari following wins in the past two races, but with doubts from the team, it is unclear whether Mercedes will remain in pole position.

Take a look at @boatbookings on Instagram for updates as we follow the qualifiers and final race, live from the French Riviera!

The ultimate way to experience the race is undoubtedly from a berth in the Port on your very own luxury yacht charter; away from the commotion of the crowds, sit back and relax as you watch the high-speed entertainment on board a stunning charter yacht. Book now for the 2019 Monaco Grand Prix; bookings must be secured by November to ensure a spot in the lively Port. Our favourite yacht TOBY is ideal for a weekend at the F1 Race; enquire now so we can plan an amazing charter for you!

Get in contact today to organise your charter for the Monaco Grand Prix; take a look at our French Riviera Day Charter Page to discover more about chartering for the day in this iconic region of France, including St-Jean Cap-Ferrat, Cannes, Antibes and St Tropez.

The 2017 Monaco Grand Prix

Spring is just around the corner, which can only mean one thing – the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix! When motor racing fuses with the most exclusive principality in the world and some of the best bars, restaurants and clubs, you have the ultimate event to enjoy corporate entertaining, as well as charters with friends and family. Combine networking events with lavish lunches, wall-to-wall racing and exclusive nights at TWIGA or Jimmy’z. If you want to be at the heart of the action in Monte-Carlo this year, TOBY is the yacht for you.
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Don’t miss out on the 2014 Monaco Grand Prix!

The 2014 Formula 1 season has got off to a flying start with Mercedes dominance, new rules and exciting wheel to wheel racing being the main talking points so far, all indications are that Monaco 2014 is a race not to be missed!

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Here’s some of what is still available, it’s not too late to secure a yacht!

LEILA LINA:

LEILA LINA

LEILA LINA is classic and elegant and is keen to secure a charter for the Monaco Grand Prix. She has expansive deck spaces for a yacht of her size and can host groups of up to 40 guests whilst in port.  With a charter rate of €28,664 plus expenses she provides an excellent value opportunity to experience the glitz and glamour of the Grand Prix this May.

NAMELESS:

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We’ve blogged about NAMELESS before, she is a stunning new 41m Mondomarine and has a confirmed berth for this year’s race! Cordy from the Boatbookings.com South of France team recently visited her and was full of praise for ever aspect of this ‘gleaming’ yacht, particularly the designer interior that features pieces from Luca Dini Design, Stefano Ricci and Fendi. Cordy also commented on the very large Jacuzzi and fantastic views that can be enjoyed from the all over the sun-deck! NAMELESS can accommodate up to 60 guests at dock and is available for €25,000 per day, plus expenses.

 APACHE II:

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APACHE II is a striking and sporty yacht that matches with the appeal of the Monaco Grand Prix perfectly. Her interior spaces are excellent, but it is her extraordinary 18m sun-deck and large aft deck that make her perfect for entertaining, watching the Grand Prix or simply admiring the whole spectacle in her zone 2 berth. APACHE II is available for €23,000 per day, plus expenses with a minimum 4 day booking.

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Get in touch with us today and secure your places at the must see event on the French Riviera this summer!

Eddie Jordan takes delivery of brand new £25m, 155ft Sunseeker – It’s enough to make you Blush!

F1 team boss turned F1 presenter Eddie Jordan’s brand new 155ft Sunseeker BLUSH has just been revealed to the world ahead of her delivery in the Spring. With a reported cost price of £25 million and at a very sizeable 155ft (47m) BLUSH is now Sunseeker’s flagship yacht and has already attracted a lot of attention within the industry.

After two years of hard work, BLUSH leaves the shed!

After two years of hard work, BLUSH leaves the shed!

With bookings already confirmed for the Monaco Grand Prix 2014 (I think we can guess who by!) and much of the summer in the South Of France it seems Eddie’s looking to use his new toy as much as possible in her maiden year, and who could blame him!

BLUSH will be magnificent when fully complete!

BLUSH will be magnificent when fully complete!

BLUSH may be the largest and newest, but she’s certainly not going to be the only Sunseeker cruising the French Riviera this summer. We blogged about DEVOCEAN, a 37m Sunseeker after Cordy and Tom went to visit and were extremely impressed by her.

DEVOCEAN has some similar striking Sunseeker design features as BLUSH

DEVOCEAN has some similar striking Sunseeker design features as BLUSH

DEVOCEAN is a stunning Sunseeker 37m with a contemporary, yet refined and classic interior. Excellent exterior spaces are a real feature, her top deck offers excellent lounging and seating options, as well as a jacuzzi to sit back and enjoy the wonderful views from. Her large decks also make her a suitable choice for corporate event charters, for the first time ever she is available for MIPM 2014!

DEVOCEAN'S top deck bar, perfect for a sundowner!

DEVOCEAN’S top deck bar, perfect for a sundowner!

If you’re looking for a smaller Sunseeker there is an abundance of choice, a few months ago we also blogged about IMPULSE, another one of our favourite yachts, perfect for a weeks family holiday. However if it’s just a day of glamour on the water you want then REHAB is the Sunseeker for you!

IMPULSE front on!

IMPULSE front on!

Those of us in the Boatbookings.com Cannes office will be keeping our eyes pealed for BLUSH this summer and look forward to getting a closer look at her during the Monaco and Cannes yacht shows where she is expected to be exhibited. Get in touch today to discuss chartering a yacht this summer and make 2014 a year to remember!

Are You Looking to Charter a Luxury Yacht for the 2013 Monaco Grand Prix?

The Monaco Grand Prix is one of the most prestigious Formula 1 races in the world. Racing through the streets of glamorous Monte Carlo, passing the Hotel de Paris and Casino de Monte Carlo, and along Port Hercule, home to the Piscine and La Racasse. The Grand Prix is to be held this year on the 26th May, coinciding with the end of the Cannes Film Festival, so is definitely going to be a big event this year!

One of the biggest races on the Forumla 1 calendar, the Monaco Grand Prix has no margin for error. With narrow and twisting streets, overtaking is almost impossible – drivers need to show off their most impressive skills if they want to make it to the top spot! Many people will flock to Monaco every year to see this celebrated race, and given there is only so much space in the stands, one of the best places to watch from is your own private yacht! Whether you choose to moor outside the port and travel in by tender to see the race or see the race pass by right in front of you from your own berth in the harbour, a yacht is the only way to experience the Grand Prix in luxury.

So, if you are looking for a yacht to charter for the Grand Prix, have a look at what we can offer you. If you want to watch the race from the deck, SENSEI is a brilliant choice. She is designed with extreme attention to detail, and can host up to 70 guests at berth – SENSEI would be a fantastic choice if you want to have a Grand Prix party!

QUID PRO QUO is also highly recommended for the Formula 1 race. With a beautifully designed interior and decks that invite you to kick back and relax, she is fantastic choice for charter. What better way to watch the race go past? Even when the race moves away from the port, you can keep up to date on what’s happening around thetrack because QUID PRO QUO has Sky TV – you won’t miss a moment of the action.

Looking to charter a yacht for the Monaco Grand Prix? Head to www.boatbookings.com, the leading online yacht charter broker, or email us at charter@boatbookings.com and one of our Charter Specialists will get back to you shortly.

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Luxury Yacht Charter for the Monaco Grand Prix 2013, Part II

Screen-shot-2012-11-06-at-12.57.501With a circuit that runs through the streets of Monte Carlo and La Condamine, past the many superyachts which are moored in the harbour, the Monaco Grand Prix is considered to be one of the most prestigious and exciting sporting events in the world.

Known to be one of the most demanding courses in Formula One, the circuit contains both the slowest corner and one of the fastest in the Grand Prix calendar, as well as a variety of uphill and downhill sections.

Organised by the Automobile Club de Monaco (ACM) and the Fédération International de l’Automobile (FIA), the Grand Prix circuit takes around 6 weeks to build and 3 weeks to disassemble.

In addition to the main Formula One race, other events in the FIA series (such as GP2 and GP3 touring-car races) are provided to keep crowds entertained. There are also hundreds of other related events and parties that draw some extremely high-profile guests. Many of these guests combine their trip with a visit to the Cannes Film Festival, which takes place at around the same time and is only a short boat ride away.Screen-shot-2012-11-06-at-12.59.47

In 1995, the harbour was also used as a location in the James Bond film GoldenEye. The title character (played Piers Brosnan for the first time) tries to stop Xenia Onatopp from stealing a military helicopter.

Charter guests watching the race from the marina have a perfect view as the cars emerge from the famous tunnel at speeds of 280 kilometres per hour and are forced to break sharply in order to successfully negotiate the tight left and right chicane. This is arguably one of the most exciting areas of the track as it is generally one of the only places that drivers can attempt overtaking manouvres. The chicane has produced some of the biggest accidents in the past few years.

After coming through a corner called Tabac, charter guests can continue watching the cars move quickly through the swimming pool section and through the two final corners (La Racasse and Virage Antony Noghes). The cars then begin the ascent back up towards Casino Square.

Renting a berth in Port Hercules may be too pricey for some, but anchoring just outside the port is free and an equally enjoyable experience. Boats anchored outside the port won’t have a perfect view of the race, but most clients cScreen-shot-2012-11-06-at-13.02.30hose to book a lunch and viewing spot on the private balcony or roof terrace of one of the many high-rises around Monaco. Guests are brought in by tender before the race starts. We can help you find the best viewing tickets as part of our comprehensive Monaco Grand Prix service.

Among the boats that we have available during the Monaco Grand Prix is D5, a Fairline Squadron 78 with plenty of indoor and outdoor living space. We recommend chartering her (or one of our other fantastic crewed motor yachts) as part of a 4 or 5-day charter from Antibes up to Monaco for the race on Sunday and along to Portofino or Corsica.

Please have a look at our Monaco Grand Prix Yacht Charter Overview for more information and a comprehensive listing of boats that are available for charter in Monaco.

Monaco Grand Prix: We have great yachts with guaranteed berths still available!

Want to see the Monaco Grand Prix in style? There’s still time to experience the thrill of the Monaco Grand Prix from the sweeping decks of a luxury yacht. Enjoy magnificent views, impeccable service, richly appointed accommodations and unsurpassed cuisine onboard one of our select yachts berthed in Monaco for this spectacular event held May 13-16.

Here are these great yachts with berths available

Indulgence of Poole, Mangusta 86 Flybridge

The main deck of this streamlined vessel features a convivial saloon with U-shaped couch and a separate dining room for formal or casual dining. Two double and two twin ensuite staterooms, with new mattresses, new linen and cushions, are configured to accommodate a total of eight guests. The spacious flybridge Jacuzzi is a magnate for sun worshippers, and perfect for observing all of the activities at the Monaco Grand Prix. Those preferring a bit of shade with their cocktails will enjoy the well-appointed lounge. With a cruising speed of 24 knots this elegant vessel is the perfect choice for those who believe that getting there is half the fun. Charter rate: €28,000 for five days.

Noon Tease, Alalunga 82′

Many thoughtful appointments onboard Noon Tease make chartering this yacht an unforgettable experience. Above the sumptuous bed in the full beam, ensuite master, a breathtaking view of the sky is revealed when the touch of a button opens the blinds. The salon cleverly extends to the master, offering the option of a voluminous master suite. Enjoy cocktails and conversation under cover of the shaded flybridge or soak up rays on sunbathing pads available forward and on the main deck. Whether the call is for quiet romance or a lively celebration, this thoroughly modern yacht perfectly suits any mood. Charter rate for five days: €24,000

Quid Pro Quo, Benetti Tradition 99′

Exterior elegance, interior sophistication and spacious open architecture characterize this stunning 2007 Benetti Tradition. French designer Michel Sagbini juxtaposition of pale fabric, paneling and upholstery against richly toned woods impart an airy modernism throughout. Relax with friends on the ample L-shaped couch in the main salon, delight your senses with a gourmet meal served on the bridge deck, or soak up the sun reclining on a top deck lounge. New to the charter market this year, Quid Pro Quo offers sumptuous accommodation for up to 10 guests in five cabins including full beam master suite, and a VIP double cabin with adjacent twin, a perfect solution for families with young children. And whether the mood is formal or playful, the highly skilled crew of six takes meticulous care of all guests, to insure a most memorable charter experience.
Charter rate: €54,165 for five days
Private berth for the Monaco Grand Prix, Riva jetty (by Stars and Bars): €35,000

Koko, Sunseeker 66′ Flybridge

This gorgeous yacht provides luxurious accommodation for six guests featuring a spacious master, VIP and twin cabins. While the roomy main salon beckons relaxation, the flybridge, equipped with a large rise and fall dining table, is the ideal spot for dining, socializing and enjoying the breathtaking Mediterranean views. Turn on the ultra high-tech entertainment system and launch any gathering into high gear.
4 day Minimum charter period €4,400/day + all expenses
Berth for the Monaco Grand Prix on pontoon between Stars ‘n’ Bars and the Monaco Yacht club

Click here for all the details if you’re interested in a Monaco Grand Prix Yacht Charter – there’s still time to charter for this amazing event.