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Rolex Swan Cup
01 January 1970
Every two years since 1980, the Swan fleet has gathered together in Sardinia to give the yacht crews and guests a week of feverish activity on water and on land.
Rolex Swan Cup 2014
08 September 2014
Swans from across the globe will come together this September for the 18th Rolex Swan Cup at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) in Porto Cervo.
The Dubois Cup 2015
28 May 2015
The 2015 Dubois Cup promises action-packed thrills, as an impressive selection of Dubios yachts and other builds compete against the beautiful backdrop of Porto Cervo, Sardinia.
01 January 1970
The Dubois Cup had its origins in a conversation between Ed Dubois and a client who suggested creating a regatta for Dubois yachts to compete against other, the inaugural two-day regatta was held in Palma in 2007.
Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2015
02 June 2015
Organised by the YCCS and Boat International Media, the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta attracts an ever-increasing fleet of luxury sailing yachts.
Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2016
07 June 2016
Some of the world’s largest and most beautiful sailing yachts will head to the glistening waters of Sardinia for the ninth edition of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta, taking place from 7 to 11 June 2016.
Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2017
30 May 2017
The Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta will open the 2017 Mediterranean superyacht calendar with four spectacular days of racing from 30th May to 3rd June.
Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2018
05 June 2018
The Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta will return for its 10th year in June 2018 with another four days of exhilarating racing set against the beautiful backdrop of Sardinia.
Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2019
03 June 2019
The Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta will bring together a world-class fleet of sailing yachts and an exclusive programme of social events when it returns to the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) in Sardinia for its 12th edition in June 2019.
Perini Navi Cup 2020
16 September 2020
Reserved exclusively for Perini Navi yachts, the exhilarating regatta will return to Porto Cervo, Sardinia, for its eighth edition in September 2020.
Grotta di Nettuno (Neptune's Grotto)
One of the largest marine caves in Italy
Unwind in the sun on this slice of white sand paradise
The Charming Highlights of Sardinia and Corsica
Blending class, charm and idyllic natural beauty, the neighbouring Mediterranean islands of Sardinia and Corsica are two of the world’s finest charter destinations. Yet, barely 10 miles apart, both have distinct personalities best discovered on a seven-day yacht charter. The French island of Corsica captivates with its wild coastlines, mountainous national parks, fishing villages and ancient walled towns, while Italian island Sardinia is rich in gorgeous sun-kissed beaches, mystical archaeological sites and high-end dining options
13 days exploring the shimmering Italian Riviera
Sweeping down from the glittering French Riviera to the alluring towns of Tuscany, the Italian Riviera combines antiquated charm with exquisite natural beauty for enchanting charter vacations. Cruising the coast, yacht-goers will experience the alluring magic of its pastel-coloured villages perched atop rugged hilltops, as well as glorious stretches of golden sand lapped by crystal clear waters and exclusive Italian resorts.
Discovering the Secrets of Sardinia
Basking in the heat of the Mediterranean, Sardinia beckons to visitors from across the globe to visit the sumptuous sandy beaches and staggering mountain treks across its internal landscape. As one of Italy's gems, this island is a highly sought after holiday location so how better to explore it than with your chosen luxury charter yacht? Cruising around the coastline you will meet some of the charming qualities of Italian life while finding every luxury you can expect when on a luxury charter yacht tour.
The Beauty of Sardinia
Sardinia's raw beauty balanced by a multitude of luxury stop-offs make it a certified superyacht hub. If you're looking to explore this magical Italian island on a crewed yacht charter, let us help you get the most out of your experience with the perfect 7-day itinerary.
Corsica and Sardinia: The Deluxe Island Duo
This pair of Mediterranean islands are replete with natural beauty, upscale restaurants, and must-see attractions. Get the best out of both of them with our 7-day yacht charter itinerary around Corsica and Sardinia.
Video: Live from day 1 at Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2019
05 June 2019
Attracting hundreds of spectators and participants to Porto Cervo, the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2019 is well underway in Sardinia.
Save on Mediterranean yacht charters with luxury yacht 4A
08 March 2019
The 39m/126ft motor yacht 4A from Sanlorenzo is dropping her weekly base rate by 15% in destinations including Corsica, Sardinia and the South of France.
Superyacht HEMILEA now open for Mediterranean charters
11 March 2019
The 41m/135ft motor yacht HEMILEA is now open to charter around Mediterranean hotspots such as Corsica and Sardinia.
Charter yachts head to Sardinia for Perini Navi Cup 2018
06 September 2018
The iconic 88m/289ft superyacht ‘Maltese Falcon’ and a top selection of other sailing yachts from the global charter market are en route to Sardinia for the Perini Navi Cup 2018.
Corsica yacht charter deal: superyacht ‘Porthos Sans Abri’ lowers rate
21 November 2018
The 27m/89ft motor yacht ‘Porthos Sans Abri’ from Ferretti is reducing her weekly base rate throughout the first two weeks of July 2019 for charters taking place in Mediterranean destinations such as Corsica and Sardinia.
Last minute deal: 15% off Italian luxury charter yacht TELEOST in September
20 August 2018
The 161ft/49m luxury yacht TELEOST is offering a special deal for Mediterranean yacht charters this September.
Sardinia yacht charter special offer with M/Y LIONSHARE
12 June 2018
The attractive stretch between Sardinia and Naples has an extra glow with a special reduced rate from 40m/130ft motor yacht LIONSHARE in June.
Video: Highlights of Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2018 in Porto Cervo
12 June 2018
The 11th edition of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta held in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, drew to a close on Saturday after two days of thrilling regatta action on the Costa Smeralda.
Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta introduces new racing format for 2019
06 November 2018
The prestigious regatta will now span across five days instead of four, after last year’s races in Porto Cervo were put on hold due to adverse weather.
Last Chance To Book Motor Yacht Eleanor Allen in High Season
20 May 2013
Feadship’s 34.4 metre superyacht Eleanor Allen is available for two-weeks in Olbia between 7th-28th August.
Motor Yacht Fortuna Joins Charter Fleet
18 June 2013
The 25m motor yacht Fortuna is the latest edition to the charter fleet and is now available for charter for the very first time.
Best photos LIVE: Perini Navi Cup 2018
21 September 2018
Keep up to date with the latest yachting action from Porto Cervo with our hand-picked selection of images posted live from the Perini Navi Cup 2018.
Charter yacht ‘Maltese Falcon’ triumphs at Perini Navi Cup 2018
24 September 2018
The 88m/289ft sailing yacht ‘Maltese Falcon’ dominated three days of racing to secure the overall win in the Perini Navi Cup 2018, held at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in Porto Cervo.
Charter Yacht LULU Offers Reduced Rates
12 July 2013
Charter LULU during 2013 and pay only €33,000 per week.
Charter Yacht MOSAFA Has Reduced Weekly Rates
12 July 2013
Luxury motor yacht MOSAFA is available for charter at reduced weekly rates - now only €30,000 per week in low season and €35,000 per week high season.
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup to be Held in September
24 July 2013
Always one of the most momentous events in the international sailing calendar, the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup is a fabulous line up of design, power and prowess and is the world’s most significant meeting of Maxi yachts.
Yacht Charter Destinations Away From the Limelight
01 August 2013
Yachts are fantastic hiding places for celebrities and the rich and famous from prying paparazzi. So where do they go to avoid the limelight?
Charter yachts prepare for Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2018
01 June 2018
A fine fleet of sailing yachts, including a number of top charter options, are getting ready for this year’s Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta, which gets underway in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, on 5 June.
Video: No wind in Porto Cervo halts day 2 of Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2018
08 June 2018
Unusually wet and windless weather in Porto Cervo yesterday put a stop to racing for the second day in a row at the 11th edition of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta.
Racing goes ahead in Porto Cervo at Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2018
11 June 2018
Racing at the 2018 Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta, held in Porto Cervo from 6 to 9 June, finally got underway on the final two days of the competition after unfavourable weather conditions put a stop to proceedings on days one and two.
Charter Yacht 'SILENCIO' Gets New Set of Sails For 2013 Perini Cup
25 July 2013
Complete with a new set of sails, the striking 50m SILENCIO recently revealed her true potential by reaching nearly 19 knots in a recent sea trial.
Charter Yacht AMINAH Available in Sardinia With No Delivery Fees
30 July 2013
Benetti’s 35m motor yacht AMINAH will be available in Sardinia and the West Mediterranean from 15th August without any of the usual delivery fees from the South of France.
Twenty Yachts Enrolled For Perini Navi Cup
05 August 2013
20 Perini Navi yachts have now signed up for this years Perini Navi Cup, the renowned regatta for sailing yachts from the Perini Navi fleet.
Countdown Begins to the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta
25 May 2016
Now less than two weeks away, the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta is preparing to kick-start the Mediterranean summer season in the turquoise waters of Sardinia with four thrilling days of sailing.
Superyacht 'Lady Sheridan' Open For Charter In Corsica And Sardinia This Summer
10 June 2016
Appropriately named, the 58m/190ft motor yacht ‘Lady Sheridan’ exudes effortless class and is unquestionably one of the most distinguished vessels available in destinations such as Corsica and Sardinia this summer.
Superyacht MARIU Lowers Rate on Sardinia Charter
17 June 2016
The 50m/163ft motor yacht MARIU is available to charter in either Sardinia or Naples – located on the west coast of mainland Italy - from July 15 to 22 at a reduced rate of €200,000.
Superyacht MARY JEAN Adds New VIP Stateroom
14 March 2014
The 49.82 (163’5) luxury motor yacht MARY JEAN has added a new VIP stateroom on board, giving her a new total of seven staterooms.
Superyacht ‘Lauren L’ Open in July for Italian Charter
21 June 2016
The impressive 90m/295ft motor yacht ‘Lauren L’ is looking to fill a gap in her charter calendar, starting on July 5 in Naples, Italy, and finishing on July 24 in Cagliari, Sardinia.
M/Y LA DEA II Open to Offers for Charters in and Around the Cote d’Azur
01 May 2014
The owner of the Trinity-built superyacht LA DEA II is open to reasonable offers for charters in June in and around the French Riviera, Sardinia and Corsica.
Charter Yacht BALAJU Offers 25% off Mediterranean Charters
06 May 2014
The owner of the 44m motor yacht BALAJU is keen to book some last minute charters in areas including Monaco, Sardinia and Corsica throughout May and June.
Charter Yacht LIONSHARE Offers 10 Days at $100,000-$105,000
09 May 2014
The beautiful 39m motor yacht LIONSHARE is offering a 10 day charter at between $100,000 and $105,000 in the Mediterranean.
Motor Yacht NATORI Relaunched and Available for Charter
19 May 2014
The 41.8m motor yacht NATORI has been relaunched in Palma de Mallorca following thorough finishing works over the winter.
Lurssen Charter Yacht ARKLEY Offers 15% Discount
08 May 2014
The owner of the 60m Lurssen motor yacht ARKLEY is offering 15% off charters of seven days or more in May and June in the Mediterranean.
Mega Yacht AFRICAN CAT Reduces Rates by 10% in June and September
29 May 2014
The 39m Mangusta 130 open charter yacht AFRICAN CAT is giving 10% off in June and September out of the South of France.
Racing Underway at the 2014 Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta
04 June 2014
Racing kicks off today in Porto Cervo for the seventh edition of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta in glorious sunshine and breezes of 14-16 knots.
20% Discount on Superyacht NERO for 20 Days Only
11 June 2014
The owner of the iconic 90m mega yacht NERO is offering 20% off charters taking place throughout the remainder of June in the Mediterranean.
New Motor Yacht WALLY KOKONUT Joins the Charter Fleet
11 June 2014
The 26m motor yacht WALLY KOKONUT has only just been launched and is available to charter in Corsica and Sardinia.
Charter Yacht ARKLEY Late Availability in Sardinia
01 July 2014
The 60m Lurssen motor yacht ARKLEY has last minute charter availability between 3rd and July 18th July in Sardinia.
Bill Gates Enjoys Sardinia Charter on board Superyacht SERENE
08 August 2014
The 133m/436ft superyacht SERENE has welcomed aboard the world’s wealthiest man, Bill Gates and his family for a charter vacation in the beautiful cruising grounds of Sardinia.
M/Y 'LA MASCARADE' Has No Delivery Fees in Sardinia
18 August 2014
The world's only 30m Feadship LA MASCARADE is ready for chartering from 24 August in Sardinia.
Superyacht UTOPIA Available for Sardinia Charter
27 August 2014
The 71m superyacht UTOPIA is currently available for luxury cruising in Sardinia.
Sailing Yacht 'PARSIFAL III' Lowers Rate for Sardinia Charters
05 September 2014
The 54m sailing yacht 'PARSIFAL III' is currently offering a weekly base rate of €150,000 for charters in Sardinia.
Perini Navi Cup 2015 Dates Announced
15 January 2015
It has been announced that one of the most anticipated events on the yachting calendar, the Perini Navi Cup, will take place from 2 September to 5 September 2015, in Porto Cervo, Sardinia.
Motor Yacht CAPPUCCINO Joins Charter Fleet
09 January 2015
The 32m recently refitted superyacht CAPPUCCINO has joined the global charter fleet.
Rebuilt Classic Yacht EMERALD Joins Charter Fleet
26 February 2015
The recently refitted 26m motor yacht EMERALD has joined the charter fleet, and will offer luxury charters across the West Mediterranean region.
Charter Yacht Participants Announced for 2015 Dubois Cup
26 February 2015
It has been announced that the fifth edition of the Dubois Cup will take place from 28 to 30 May 2014, with an impressive crop of charter yachts expected to attend the event in Sardinia.
Feadship Motor Yacht UTOPIA Available for Mediterranean Charters
02 April 2015
The 72m superyacht UTOPIA has currently has availability on her calendar from June to September for Mediterranean charters throughout region.
Luxury Yacht LIONSHARE Offers 10 Days for the Price of 7 in the Mediterranean
24 August 2016
The 40m/130ft Heesen motor yacht LIONSHARE is offering 10 days for the price of 7 on a charter departing from Naples and cruising to either Corsica or Sardinia from September 2nd to 12th.
Motor Yacht ‘Rima II’ Open for Last-Minute Charter in Corsica
31 August 2016
The 50m/162ft superyacht ‘Rima II’ from Benetti is open for a last-minute charter through the beautiful cruising grounds of Corsica and Sardinia from 2nd September, following a cancellation.
PREVIEW: Charter Yachts Prepare for Dubois Cup 2015
26 May 2015
A number of charter yachts are currently preparing for the upcoming Dubois Cup 2015, taking place from 28 to 30 May in Porto Cervo, Sardinia.
Sailing Yacht GANESHA Takes Dubois Cup 2015
01 June 2015
With the second day of racing abandoned due to lack of a breeze, 46m/159ft sailing yacht GANESHA took home the 2015 Dubois Cup in Sardinia, thanks to her previous victory in Race 1.
Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2015 Opens in Porto Cervo, Sardinia
02 June 2015
Signalling the start of the Mediterranean superyacht season, the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2015 opened today, with seasoned racers including S/Y OHANA and S/Y MARIE participating in the regatta.
Yachts Confirmed For The Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta in Porto Cervo
18 January 2016
With the annual regatta becoming an increasingly popular event in Sardinia, yachts have already confirmed their place in the Wally Class this year.
Benetti Superyacht ANNAEVA Newly Available in Sardinia
18 August 2015
The recent addition to the charter market, the 56m/184ft Benetti superyacht ANNAEVA is currently available for charter in Sardinia following a change of schedule.
Classic Yacht DIONEA Offers Charter Deal in Sardinia
25 August 2015
The 52m/170ft motor yacht DIONEA is available for the special charter rate of 8 nights for the price of 7 from the end of August through the month of September in Sardinia.
Superyacht ‘Hercules I’ Offers Reduced Charter Rate in Sardinia
26 August 2015
The 33m/108ft superyacht ‘Hercules I’ is available for end of season charter at reduced rates in Sardinia.
Sailing Yacht Perseus^3 Available for September Charter in Sardinia
01 September 2015
The 60m/197ft sailing yacht Perseus^3 is available for charter around the Sardinian coastline from September 7th after competing in the prestigious Perini Navi Cup 2015, taking place from 2 to 5 September.
2015 Perini Navi Cup Arrives in Porto Cervo
02 September 2015
The highly anticipated 6th edition of the Perini Navi Cup has started today, with sixteen exemplary superyachts in total gathering in Porto Cervo, Sardinia to participate in the thrilling 3-day regatta. Notable charter yachts taking part from the Perini Navi fleet include the newly delivered sloop yacht Perseus^3 and the well-known clipper ‘Maltese Falcon.’
VIDEO: Why is 2-time Winner, Charter Yacht 'Maltese Falcon' Not Leading the 2015 Perini Cup?
04 September 2015
Day 1 of racing at the Perini Navi Cup 2015 saw the spinnakers on board many competitors see a lot of action as light winds tested tacticians and crews across the board in bid to be victorious in Sardinia. One sailing yacht not reaching the heights of her previous 2011 and 2013 Perini Navi Cup victories so far after two days of racing is clipper yacht 'Maltese Falcon,' chartered especially for the event.
Charter Yacht ROSEHEARTY Wins 2015 Perini Navi Cup
05 September 2015
Earlier today the 56m/184ft charter yacht ROSEHEARTY was confirmed winner of the 2015 Perini Navi Cup in Porto Cervo, after securing two impressive first place finishes on the first two days of racing.
Admiral Yachts Prepares To Launch Brand New Superyacht OURANOS
04 April 2016
Making the final preparations ahead of the yacht’s official presentation at the Monaco Yacht Show this year, Admiral Yachts will shortly be launching the highly anticipated 50m/164ft superyacht OURANOS.
Motor Yacht TORTOISE Joins Charter Fleet With Availability For Monaco Events Charters This Summer
08 January 2016
Recently announcing her arrival to the charter fleet, the 35m/115ft superyacht TORTOISE is open for event charters for the Cannes Film Festival and Formuala 1 Grand Prix in Monaco this summer.
Luxury Yacht SOIREE Opens for Charter in Italian Waters
27 January 2016
The 37m/121ft motor yacht SOIREE will enter the global charter fleet in April when she will be available for charters in Italian locations such as Sardinia and Sicily.
Sailing Yacht PTARMIGAN Now Taking Enquiries For Summer Charters In West Mediterranean
28 January 2016
After spending winter in the Caribbean, the refreshingly modern 25m/82ft sailing yacht PTARMIGAN will be open for summer charters in the West Mediterranean.
Superyacht ‘Casino Royale’ Open For Summer Charters In The Mediterranean
04 February 2016
After spending the winter charter season in the Bahamas and Caribbean, the highly styled 50m/163ft motor yacht ‘Casino Royale’ is now taking inquiries for summer charters in the Mediterranean.
Sailing Yacht Alexa Open In Spain For Summer Charter Vacations
05 February 2016
Expected to be in the Balearics for the summer charter season, the timeless 38m/123ft sailing yacht ALEXA is ideal for visiting the stunning waters surrounding Ibiza.
Superyacht MIA ELISE II Joins The Charter Fleet
08 February 2016
Marking her arrival to the charter fleet the elegant 60m/198ft superyacht ‘Mia Elise II’ is expected to be available for vacations in the Mediterranean this summer, offering an unmissable chance to visit Corsica and Sardinia in complete style.
Visit Charter Yacht ‘Double Down’ At The Miami Show This Week
11 February 2016
Showcasing the refit she enjoyed last year, the timelessly elegant 65m/213ft superyacht ‘Double Down’ is currently open for visits at the Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show 2016.
Motor Yacht DESTINY Joins Mediterranean Charter Fleet
15 February 2016
The 37m/122ft motor yacht DESTINY will join the Mediterranean charter fleet this summer and will be available in destinations such as Sardinia and Corsica.
Motor Yacht 'Avant Garde' Joins The Charter Fleet
22 February 2016
Following an extensive refit to both her interior and exterior, the 43m/140ft superyacht ‘Avant Garde’ will be open for charter vacations beginning this Spring. With availability in the Mediterranean, she is ideally suited for experiencing destinations such as Corsica and Sardinia.
Superyacht ‘Cocoa Bean’ Joins Global Charter Fleet in the Mediterranean
22 February 2016
The impressive 74m/243ft luxury yacht ‘Cocoa Bean’ will join the Mediterranean charter market this summer, and will be available in destinations such as the Italian Riviera and Sardinia.
Superyacht UTOPIA Available For Charter In The Mediterranean This Summer
08 March 2016
Perfectly designed for the summer season in the Mediterranean, the 71m/235ft motor yacht UTOPIA is currently open for charter in destinations such as Croatia, Corsica, and Sardinia.
Motor Yacht SALU Reveals Discounted Charter Gap in the Mediterranean
10 March 2016
The 30m/98ft luxury yacht SALU is offering 15% off her usual weekly base rate to fill a gap in her calendar from 27th June to 4th July. The charter must start in Cannes and finish in Olbia, Sardinia.
Superyacht TRENDING Joins The Charter Fleet
18 March 2016
After undergoing a refreshing refit earlier this year, the 50m/164ft motor yacht TRENDING is now available to charter in the Mediterranean in destinations such as Corsica and Sardinia.
Luxury Sailing Yacht AQUIJO Joins Global Charter Fleet
29 March 2016
Delivered from Vitters and Oceanaco earlier this year, the refreshingly modern 86m/282ft sailing yacht AQUIJO is now open for charter. Available in the Mediterranean this summer, she is ideally suited for visiting destinations such as Corsica and Sardinia.
Superyacht ‘Conquest of 1966’ Joins Global Charter Fleet
01 April 2016
Completely rebuilt to the specification of experienced owners in 2011, the 30m/99ft motor yacht ‘Conquest of 1966’ is newly open for charter with availability in the Mediterranean this summer.
Marina di Porto Cervo set to attract even more yacht charters
22 February 2018
Now under the joint management of luxury service provider IGY Marinas and its principal owner, the Marina di Porto Cervo is expected to attract even more charter guests to the exclusive resort in Sardinia.
Charter Luxury Yacht JURATA in Sardinia With No Delivery Fees
12 April 2017
The 35m/115ft motor yacht JURATA from Italian shipyard Arcadia Yachts is available for charter in Sardinia with no delivery fees from 18th August.
9 of the best Mediterranean beach clubs to visit by superyacht
From iconic venues in the French Riviera to happening hangouts in Ibiza, the Mediterranean is home to some of the world’s hottest beach clubs. Read on to discover the top oceanfront offerings to visit when on a private yacht charter in the region.
6 of the Best Italian Destinations to Visit by Luxury Yacht
Effortlessly combining history, art, fashion, food, architecture and 4,660 miles of spectacular coastline, Italy is irresistible. Find out six top Italian destinations to visit when undertaking a luxury yacht charter in the region.
Porto Cervo: Sardinia's shopping paradise
Every summer, luxury yachts hear the call of Sardinia's Porto Cervo. Turned into a millionaire's playground by the Aga Khan in the 1960s, it's no surprise that the resort's high-end boutiques cater to the ultra-rich travellers who escape here.
THE CRADLE OF WESTERN CIVILISATION
An eclectic mix of cosmopolitan chic and ancient history
A hot spot for wind surfers and kite surfers all summer
Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta
01 January 1970
Getting the Mediterranean regatta season underway in style, this four-day racing fixture brings together a world-class fleet of sailing yachts in the idyllic surrounds of Sardinia’s Costa Smeralda.
Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2014
03 June 2014
The Caribbean Superyacht Regatta will take place once more in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, which will host the thrilling racing and social events that are all part of the event.