Charter: 5 Mediterranean Gems

Charter one of the most popular yachting destinations on one of these five options.

Joy
Joy, Charter
Part of the Burgess fleet, this 229-foot Feadship has a weekly base rate of about $755,000.Visionspictures

Feadship launched Joy in 2016, making her one of the newest Dutch-pedigree yachts available for charter. She accommodates 12 guests with 17 crew, and her features include an elevator.

Seven Sins
Seven Sins, Charter
This 170-foot Sanlorenzo is with Yachting Partners International at a base rate of about $280,000.Courtesy Yachting Partners International

Seven Sins is the first-ever Sanlorenzo 52Steel: launched in late January, scheduled to be delivered to her owners in June and open for charter beginning July 1. Check out the glass-bottom swimming pool on the aft deck, in the photograph at right.

Victory
Victory, Charter
Fraser markets this 170-foot Golden Yachts at a weekly base rate of about $215,000.Courtesy Golden Yachts

Fraser awarded its 2016 Crew of the Year award for larger yachts to Victory. She accommodates 12 guests and charters with 12 crew, giving her a ratio of 1-to-1 service that allows the crew to set a five-star standard anywhere.

Elysian
Elysian, Charter
A 197-footer, Elysian charters with Denison Yachting at a base rate of about $458,500.Jeff Brown

Elysian, an Abeking & Rasmussen build, launched in 2009 and used to be known as Elandess. She entered the charter market for the first time late last year, bringing a fun vibe with her colorful interior spaces.

JoyMe
JoyMe, Charter
JoyMe is for charter with Thompson Westwood White at a weekly base rate of about $150,000.Courtesy Thompson Westwood White

Check out the eye-popping red hull on the 163-foot Philip Zepter JoyMe, in the photograph at right. She is the largest Croatian-flagged charter yacht in the Adriatic, and all six of her guest suites are on the main and upper decks.