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Which yacht stars in the TV series 'Succession'?

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By Katia Damborsky  29 October 2019

The 279ft (85m) charter yacht SOLANDGE is the yacht in HBO’s Succession. Hitting TV screens in 2019, the season finale of season 2 gives viewers an inside glimpse into life on board the Lurssen luxury yacht in the Mediterranean.

The curtain closed on season 2 of hit HBO show Succession earlier this month, after a dramatic season finale filmed on board SOLANDGE cruising the Mediterranean.

The series gives viewers a peak inside the six-deck superyacht, which can be rented from €1,000,000 (approximately $1,136,000) per week plus expenses.

While the yacht is fictitiously owned by the Roy family in the series, Succession showcases the type of lifestyle you can expect when chartering million-dollar megayachts; from stylish helicopter departures to zipping between islands on a luxury tender.

The finale of Succession Season 2 is filmed on board superyacht SOLANDGE

Roy family from SUCCESSION on board SOLANDGE yacht during season 2 finale
Logan Roy stands on SOLANDGE superyacht from SUCCESSION TV series
Kendall from SUCCESSION leaves superyacht SOLANDGE during season 2 finaleRoy family from SUCCESSION discuss plans for the future of the company on board yacht SOLANDGE

Succession is an award-winning comedy-drama which centres around the life of the uber-wealthy and highly dysfunctional Roy family.

At the helm of the family is patriarch Logan Roy, a media titan who heads up and controls an international media conglomerate. After his health takes a turn for the worst, his adult children must each face the prospect of becoming heir to the family business. 

Rife with power struggles, backstabbing betrayals and family loyalty, Succession offers a fresh take on abuse, media and wealth in contemporary America.  

Succession showcases the type of lifestyle you can expect when chartering million-dollar megayachts.

The dramatic end to season 2 of Succession premiered in October 2019, with the finale to Succession filmed on board the motor yacht SOLANDGE.

This glamorous setting gave us plenty of scandal; Logan disingenuously suggesting stepping down as CEO, Connor's iPad getting thrown overboard and of course, the shocking final moments where we see Kendall blowing the whistle on his father.

Roy family sit on the aft decks of superyacht SOLANDGE
Roy siblings, from HBO show succession, sit on the aft deck of superyacht SOLANDGE discussing future plans
SUCCESSION season 2 finale shot on board the SOLANDGE yacht
Kendall Roy from Succession sits on sofa in the main salon of superyacht SOLANDGE and talks to his brother

How much does it cost to rent the yacht in Succession?

The cost of renting luxury yacht SOLANDGE is upwards of 1 million euros (or 1.136 million dollars) per week plus expenses during both the winter and summer. This price does not include the cost of food, drink, fuel dockage, VAT and tips.

SOLANDGE yacht from HBO TV Series SUCCESSION underway
Running Shot

What does the yacht from Succession look like inside?

Superyacht SOLANDGE main salon and lit up panels
SOLANDGE superyacht interior details
Seating area on luxury yacht SOLANDGESOLANDGE yacht formal dining

With her Lurssen pedigree, innovative design and stunning selection of amenities,  SOLANDGE is recognised as one of the world’s most iconic superyachts.

She is home to all the facilities you would expect on a yacht of this calibre, including a sleek swimming pool with jet-stream technology and a cutting-edge chromotherapy spa with Hamman and treatment room which both integrate light therapy. 

SOLANDGE yacht spa
Massage Table
Sauna aboard luxury yacht SOLANDGE
Sauna
SOLANDGE yacht from SUCCESSION hairdressing room
Hair Salon
SOLANDGE sauna room
Spa Area

Her main deck plays host to the expansive owners’ suite, which enjoys his and hers en suites with adjoining dressing rooms, a private lounge-cum-office and a private deck area with dip pool and intimate seating areas. 

While chartering her, guests can make use out of a fully-stocked wine cellar and an elevator with the capacity for nine.

Inside superyacht SOLANDGE

Luxury yacht SOLANDGE master cabin
Gym equipment and blue pool on luxury yacht SOLANDGE
Dining set-up on luxury yacht SOLANDGE

SOLANDGE features ornate interiors from Florida-based studio Rodriguez Interiors. A palatial theme is reflected in plush fabrics, a rich colour palette and a selection of semi-precious stones, including amethyst, honey onyx, gold leaf and rose quartz.

The design team behind SOLANDGE has also sourced plenty of glass fixtures from Murano, an island near Venice famed for its rich history of glass-making. 

SUCCESSION yacht main salon
Main Saloon

Her opulent finish is evident in the main salon, which is flanked by two walls of LED backlit amethyst that imbue the room with a soft lilac glow.

An elaborate focal point, the walls have been created by slicing a piece of amethyst into tiny segments with diamond wire and gluing them to a glass sheet, before then being covered by a panel of Plexiglass studded with LED lights.

SOLANDGE yacht central staircase
Master cabin on luxury yacht SOLANDGEGuest cabin on superyacht SOLANDGE

Another talking point aboard the charter yacht is the floating central staircase, which features a sculpted ‘Tree of Life’ statue ascending the full height of the yacht.

In total, 1,423 points of light illuminate the space with a warm glow. Themes of nature continue in the owner’s suite, where backlit mullions depict the Garden of Eden. 

Cinema on luxury yacht SOLANDGE
SOLANDGE yacht in Sucession
Guest Suite
Interiors of yacht from SUCCESSION
Interior area on superyacht from SUCCESSION
Private Study

In total, around 25 wood veneers have been used throughout luxury yacht SOLANDGE. On the lower decks, where there is typically less light, the yacht features darker, ebony finishes; higher up, lighter blondewood and caramel finishes are more prevalent.

Pool area on luxury yacht SOLANDGE
Swimming Pool
Foredeck jacuzzi on superyacht SOLANDGE
SOLANDGE alfresco areas

This delicate mix of traditional opulence and contemporary punches of colour and texture lend SOLANDGE an atmosphere quite unlike any yacht.

A motor yacht of her calibre makes the perfect backdrop for Succession, and it’s hoped we’ll see SOLANDGE return to reprise her role as the Roy family’s luxury yacht in season 3.

Aerial image of luxury yacht SOLANDGE
Aft decks of luxury yacht SOLANDGE
Yacht from SUCCESSION, SOLANDGE underway

If you’d like to learn more about chartering M/Y SOLANDGE, please get in touch with your preferred yacht charter broker.


 
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