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Countdown to Monaco: The 5 Biggest Charter Yachts Attending the 2023 Monaco Yacht Show

By Katie Scott   20 September 2023

Preparing for the latest edition of the iconic Monaco Yacht Show, some of the most impressive luxury yacht charters on the market are set to descend upon the French principality and make a statement for being one of the largest yachts in attendance.

Annually hosting around 600 exhibitors, Port Hercule comes to life as one of the biggest yachting events in the South of France brings the community together to celebrate some of the most magnificent motor yachts on the current market. Operating on a badge system, visitors to the show enjoy a tailor-made experience that is paired off nicely with the indulgent Sapphire VIP program.

However, like any yacht show, the main attraction is the yachts themselves, and this year there are some staggering charter yachts on display at the esteemed show. Ranging in the 90m+ sector, Lurssen, Feadship and Golden Yachts offer some real showstoppers that offer abundant inspiration for your next France yacht charter.


Charter yacht CARINTHIA VII underway at sea.

Indulging in a refit this year, Lurssen's luxury superyacht CARINTHIA VII is an impressive sight to behold with plenty of standout features and captivating designs from British designer Tim Heywood Design.

Offering an abundance of space and a multitude of key highlights such as a beauty salon, spa, elevator, underwater lights, beach club, and gym, there are a lot of reasons why this striking motor yacht would be an ideal partner for an incredible Mediterranean yacht charter.

Boasting an eight-cabin layout, this 97m (318ft) luxury charter yacht is the biggest charter attending the Monaco Yacht Show at the docks, so she is one not to be missed.


Lurssen superyacht PHOENIX 2 underway, surrounded by sea

Measuring up at 90m (295ft), luxury charter yacht PHOENIX 2 from Lurssen is a striking superyacht with collaborative input on the interiors from Andrew Winch Designs.

A hub for entertainment, PHOENIX 2 features a magical main salon complete with a chandelier and a grand piano, plus an indulgent cinema room, in addition to other key features like a 7.5m sun deck swimming pool, a beautiful winter garden dining area, and top-of-the-range spa facilities.

With a seven-cabin layout, PHOENIX 2 is spacious and opulent, providing all charter guests with an outstanding onboard experience. 


Charter yacht SAVANNAH at anchor in a bay.

Feadship's charter favorite SAVANNAH ranks as the fourth largest luxury yacht charter attending Monaco this year and offers an indulgent six-cabin layout for up to 12 charter guests.

With a length of 84m (275ft), this luxury charter made her name as the world's first hybrid superyacht with an array of impressive features including an underwater lounge and multiple swimming pools.

An outstanding pedigree yacht that delivers on all fronts, SAVANNAH is a high-demand superyacht and definitely worth a close up inspection at the forthcoming yacht show.


Charter yacht O'REA underway at sea

Offering 78m (255.9ft) of indulgent superyacht, luxury charter O'REA from Golden Yachts is a brand new 2023 build with exquisite indoor/outdoor living and an elaborate layout of eight cabins and many premium facilities. 

With an elevator connecting all decks, charter guests can make the most of the voluminous spaces onboard with an inviting pool and a well-appointed wellness zone, including beach club and sauna, setting the stage for a relaxing charter vacation around Mediterranean favorites like Ibiza.

Topped off with an on-deck Jacuzzi and Wi-Fi connectivity charter guests can be assured of amazing trips time after time.


Charter yacht KENSHO at anchor, surrounded by sea.

New in 2022, the striking blue hull of charter yacht KENSHO will also be making a splash at this year's Monaco Yacht Show. Built by Admiral Yachts and with a length of 75m (246ft), KENSHO is just as enticing on the inside as she is from the outside with a host of features prepared to deliver exceptional charter voyages around the world.

Offering outstanding highlights such as a vast beach club featuring a stunning glass-sided swimming pool and a spacious eight-cabin layout for up to 12 charter guests, there's a lot to see and do onboard KENSHO, and that's before you see her impressive collection of water toys.


Charter yacht AHPO at anchor, surrounded by sea

In addition to the five biggest charter yachts in the show, charter yacht AHPO will be at anchor out in the Monaco bay and availlable for select viewings via tender. Boasting a striking length of 115m (377.7ft), she is a force to be reckoned with and is fully equipped to provide the most captivating luxury yacht charter vacations.

Hosting an expansive beach club, a plethora of wellness facilities, a top-of-the-range gym, helideck, and an outstanding owner's duplex among other key highlights, there are a lot of reasons to choose AHPO as the ideal charter yacht year after year.

Previously breaking records as the largest yacht to attend the Monaco Yacht Show in a decade, this incredible motor yacht is one not to be missed.

To find out more about other charter yachts scheduled to attend the forthcoming Monaco Yacht Show, take a look at our guide to the 2023 Monaco Yacht Show event. 

Or, to incorporate a visit to the show into an existing South of France yacht charter, contact your preferred yacht charter broker for more details.


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