According to Greek tradition, gifts are exchanged on New Year’s Eve! The fictional background is the same with the rest of the world… a white-bearded, adorable yet corpulent saint, roaming the earth with his reindeer-pulled sledge, delivers presents to all deserving (children and adults alike!)
Given a brief to create a state-of-the-art, world class and spacious super yacht you can only imagine how delighted the Picchiotti shipyard were to build the truly gorgeous 73-metre GRACE E. Part of the esteemed Perini Navi Group, Picchiotti are one of very few yards that could offer both the reputation a build of this prestige required as well as a forward-thinking vision to create a super yacht to reset the world-class benchmark. GRACE E offers technological advancement never seen before as well as beautifully elegant space planning, relaxing interior, wellness deck, state-of-the-art tenders and toys and even an exercise pool. She is the pinnacle of what a super yacht can offer in terms of your vacation experience.
This week we’re turning our hands to the world of sailing, and the ultimate sailing experience. This experiences comes in the form of the stunning STATE OF GRACE. 39.4 metres of pure Perini Navi elegance, this sloop rigged sailing yacht is the first of a new series by Perini Navi in collaboration with New Zealand designer Ron Holland. Holland is famous originally for his racing designs, but more recently for the largest single masted sailing yacht in the world MIRABELLA V. From his vast experience, STATE OF GRACE has been delivered with a 50 metre mast and carbon fibre furling boom, but comes with a stunning contemporary interior with clean, comforting lines throughout.
Chartering a luxury yacht around the island of Anguilla is an irresistible proposition.
Sun-kissed Anguilla in the Leeward Islands is the perfect destination to charter a yacht this Spring. Soft sands and crystal blue waters make for a truly remarkable sailing destination. An abundance of beach-side eateries and bars are scattered around the Island providing a perfect place to soak up the sun or for indulging in a few cocktails as the sun slowly sets. Anguilla has an exceptionally inviting climate where the annual temperature sits at 29 °C.
In terms of experiencing everything Anguilla has too offer, why not visit one of it’s many beaches. Rendezvous Bay promises nearly a mile of golden sand. Scenic strolls, long naps, listening to lapping waves and calm cerulean seas make this beach a winner. Little Bay is Anguilla’s best-kept secret! Reached only by boat, this seductive beach is truly worth the journey once you’re greeted by a deserted paradise.
Dining in Anguilla is a truly unique experience. The array of choice and culinary expertise on this island is astounding. Anguilla’s well-known gem is the 11 year-old Blanchard’s that provides an intimate and romantic setting to enjoy some of the world’s finest seafood. Koalkeel is a seaside restaurant with an authentic touch. Chef Gwendolyn Smith, an Anguilla native, offers a menu that merges local and international influences, the Tandoori lobster and duck glazed in maple syrup are exquisite. The best way to immerse oneself into the Anguilla way of life is through their many casual restaurants and local spots. Anguilla’s casual dining experience is popular for visitors and locals alike offering excellent food and an opportunity to explore their rich culture. The variety of seafood and local meats are enough to spice up anyone’s night!
It is also important to note that dining on one of our many luxury yachts or motorboats is well advised. The excellently furnished and living space on this Perini Navi, PANTHALASSA provides the perfect setting for an alfresco lunch on the shores of the magnificent island of Anguilla. She is a superb 56m sailing yacht with accommodation for 12 guests in six staterooms. PANTHALASSA, which in Greek means “all the seas”, is as adept at transoceanic sailing as she is at ocean racing. For a thrilling charter in outstanding surroundings, PANTHALASSA is ideal.
There are many different ways to experience a holiday of a lifetime when chartering a yacht in Anguilla. It is important to match your (and your party’s) wants and desires.
At Boatbookings,we organise luxury yacht charters all around the world with our highly qualified team. We leave no stone unturned in matching not just the yacht and the destination to your requirements but also the crew, itineraries and all other subtle aspects that comes together to create a charter of a life time!
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