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6 brand new charter yachts entering the market in 2018

By Oliver Pearson   27 December 2017

Want to be amongst the first to experience the features of a brand new superyacht in 2018? We’ve got you covered in our list of 6 new deliveries expected to hit the charter fleet in the new year.

There can be no doubt that escaping on board a brand new motor yacht with your friends and family is the best way to ensure a memorable vacation.

Indeed, with all of the latest luxuries and comforts at your disposal, you can enjoy the hottest destinations in style.

To get you properly inspired, we take a look at five brand new charter yachts to look out for in 2018.

1. Aqua Libra

Boasting a wholly modern interior and a suitably vast exterior, the 40m/131ft motor yacht ‘Aqua Libra’ is another spectacular vision dreamed up by British shipyard Sunseeker.

From the sundeck wet bar to the open plan main salon, those on board can enjoy a variety of surroundings throughout the day.

Her first charter guests will also have access to a range of fantastic tenders and toys, including Seabobs, wakeboards, and water skis.

The very definition of a state of the art superyacht, Aqua Libra is not to be missed in 2018

Her first principal charter guest is also sure to be happy, with the master cabin annexed by a private dressing room.

The other 10 guests which Aqua Libra is capable of accommodating across 2 VIP suites and 2 twin convertibles, also have the convenience of en-suite facilities.

Ultimately, Aqua Libra is the ideal choice if you’re looking to explore the Mediterranean on board a high performing and stylish superyacht.

2. December Six

Scheduled for launch at the beginning of 2018, the 33m/108ft motor yacht ‘December Six’ is an elegant masterpiece which bears the design flourishes of award-winning Italian design house Zucon.

With a drop-down swim platform and a well-furnished alfresco dining area, the Custom Line motor yacht is perfectly set up for luxury living.

Capable of accommodating up to 12 guests across 6 cabins, December Six is perfect for groups of both friends and families looking to enjoy a private yacht charter vacation.


One of the most hotly anticipated superyacht deliveries of 2018, the 29m/95ft motor yacht URIAMIR is an example of the Delfino 95’ model from Benetti. An extension on the highly popular Delfino 93’, the new model seeks to enhance the overall flow of the interior and exterior areas.

Distinctly modern, the combination of neutrally toned furnishings and occasional flashes of colour produce a warming environment for guests to immerse themselves in.

No doubt one of its more prominent and standout features is an optional sunlight above the alfresco dining area on the upper deck. Allowing guests to dine in shade and sip cocktails in the heat, the subtle ingenuity of this design cannot be overstated.

To charter superyacht URIAMIR is to charter the future of Benetti

With a Jacuzzi situated on the bow, guests have the opportunity to soak up their surroundings and views in the best way imaginable.

The perfect proposition for those who are looking to enjoy a length itinerary around the Mediterranean, the superyacht boasts a phenomenal cruising range.

Capable of sleeping up to 10 guests, M/Y URIAMIR has a remarkable master cabin as well as 4 doubles, 2 of which can be converted into twins whenever necessary.


Accessed via a large swim platform which leads up to a spacious exterior section, the experience of being on board the brand new 34m/112ft motor yacht SUGARAY is not to be missed in 2018.

With a lively and well-appointed interior, guests have the option to spend time together catching a movie in the main salon or grabbing a bite to eat beneath the bimini shading out on the exterior.

Sure to be a pleasing surprise, the master cabin of superyacht SUGARAY has its own sizeable marble Jacuzzi. The remaining 4 cabins are all doubles, with 2 able to convert into twins if necessary. Altogether, she can sleep up to 12 guests.


Currently being completed at the Golden Yachts shipyard, the 57m/187ft motor yacht O'MATHILDE is expected to join the charter fleet in 2018.

Standout features of this motor yacht include an incredibly large master suite for the principal charter guest to take advantage of, a state of the art exterior gym, and swim platform which can be effortlessly lowered into the water.

Besides her generously proportioned master suite, O’MATHILDE also has a full-beam VIP cabin, 3 doubles, and 2 twins with additional Pullman berths. Altogether, this cabin configuration allows her to sleep up to 12 guests whilst away on charter.

A graphic illustration of a superyacht as seen from above, with lights comes from beneath it
A sketch which shows the white furnishings and large television present in the skylounge of superyacht O'PTASIA
A large swimming pool surrounded by sunpads on the upper deck of a superyacht


Taking her name from the Greek word for ‘vision’, the 85m/278ft motor yacht O’Ptasia is another elegant masterpiece scheduled for delivery from Golden Yachts in 2018.

Set to be the 6th largest superyacht ever built in Greece, guests can expect to enjoy a massive beach club complete with wellness facilities, a state of the art cinema room, and a fully equipped gymnasium.

Featuring a touch and go helipad on the bow, guests arriving in this fashion will be able to easily access the large swimming pool on the aft of the upper deck.

Capable of accommodating up to 12 guests, M/Y O’PTASIA has a well-appointed master cabin, a VIP suite, 6 doubles, 2 twins, and a single convertible.

In order to find out more regarding any of the superyachts mentioned in this feature, be sure to get in touch with your preferred charter broker.


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