Must-See Mid-Range Charter Yachts

Don't let the smaller sizes fool you, these mid-range yachts pack all the amenities of superyachts into 100 to 150 feet.

August 1, 2014


Charter yachts from 100 to 150 feet length overall have become even more luxurious in recent years, with owners investing in amenities that used to be seen only aboard superyachts. Yachting Magazine


TRISARA is a 130-foot Westport whose recent refit left industry insiders thinking she was an entirely different yacht. The interior decor is comfortably elegant for a week on board with the family. Worth Avenue Yachts


CAPRICORN is a 140-foot Proteksan-Turquoise with a water-level beach club, a 27-foot Scout tender and remote-controlled speedboats and America’s Cup sailboats for fun races from on deck. The crew are energetic and great with kids of all ages. Churchill Yacht Partners


AT LAST is a 145-foot Heesen that has long been popular for charter, and that recently got a new owner who tapped a new crew to offer not only regular water sports, but also scuba diving. The yacht still has an inflatable water slide along with all the fun toys in the photograph above. Camper & Nicholsons


LADY DIA, at 124 feet, is marketed as the largest Ferretti for charter worldwide. Guest amenities include an on-deck hot tub, underwater lights and a fold-out balcony. Fraser Yachts


FREEDOM, a 120 Broward, is U.S.-flagged and the largest motoryacht for charter based year-round in the Virgin Islands. Her crew are also based year-round in the BVI and have extensive local knowledge. Regency Yacht Vacations


The 100-foot Azimut CAROBELLE is named because of the feeling of a vast interior. She’s a great option for families, with good cabin layouts for adults and kids alike. Select Yachts


SERENGETI, a 130-foot Westport, is Johnny Carson’s old boat. This is a yacht that cruises in Alaska during the summers and the Caribbean during the winters. The recent refit is a “light safari” theme, not overwhelming but just enough to be fun. The crew have been in charter for several years and have an excellent reputation. Northrop and Johnson


ARIOSO, a 130-foot Westport, carries a fantastic selection of water toys and phenomenal crew. A well-oiled charter machine, this yacht has a crew who take fun to whole new levels with things like a live disc jockey for karaoke and water sports galore. For families, it’s hard to find a better option. Churchill Yacht Partners


SCOTT FREE, a 120-foot Northcoast, is marketed for families thanks to her comfortable interior and guest-cabin layout. She is one of the only Northcoast builds in charter worldwide, making her a unique option among other midrange builds. Neptune Group Yachting

More Cruising and Chartering