Sleek & Sexy Denizens of the Seven Seas
Sleek, sexy, and seaworthy, are all superlatives synonymous with the curvaceous, soft flowing ergonomic lines of luxury charter yachts.
One of these denizens, at 135-feet, is the Palmer Johnson 135 Dragon, an exquisite design, of luxury, color scheme, and power. The hull and superstructure is welded aluminium enabling it to reach a top speed of approximately 34 knots. Its accoutrements include entertainment systems on the fly bridge and lower deck; built-in sun bed areas, a large foredeck Jacuzzi, and a 17-foot jet tender, makes Dragon a highly enviable yacht to charter.
Guest Accommodations: The Italian Nuvolari & Lenard design makes the interior just as luxurious as the exterior. Dragon has an exquisite 484-square-foot master suite with a separate lounge area, which includes an en-suite bathroom and steam bath. There are five staterooms sleeping up to 12. The cabins consist of two doubles, and two twins, and on some models the twin cabins convert to queens. Dragon has a crew of six, and the crew-to-guest ratio ensures attentive, personal service.
A central entertainment system includes satellite-provided 24-hour TV, and broadband Internet with voice/data links. All areas have an independent audiovisual library offering a broad selection of DVDs and CDs.
Dragon is based near St Tropez, in the south of France, and available for charter cruises throughout the Mediterranean.
RM Elegant: If a corporation is looking to sleep a large group, then RM Elegant should be a serious consideration. It is perhaps the most impressive yacht in the world for a corporate event, party, wedding, or a large celebration. This futuristic 238-foot mega yacht, which cruises at 17 knots can accommodate up to 30 guests in 15 luxurious staterooms. Normally, most yachts sleep up to 12 guests, regardless of size. RM Elegant is one of only a handful of yachts that is classed as a passenger vessel, allowing it to sleep greater numbers.
Corporate charters, normally for 5-10 days, are popular for major events such as the Cannes Film Festival. The huge deck space will entertain 150 people, and choice of public areas make it the ultimate showcase for companies.
An international crew of 30, has a separate entrance and facilities, service the yacht. The crew/guest ratio of 1:1 ensures an exceptionally high standard of service on a par with the very best luxury hotels in the world.
Built for the ultimate charter experience, RM Elegant’s vast deck space includes a 12-person Jacuzzzi surrounded by an extensive sunbathing and partying area. The Sun Deck provides a double-sided bar as well as shower rooms. Beauty salon, gym, snorkelling gear, water skis, sauna, and swimming pool are available to all guests.
Guest accommodations: The ship boasts a King-bed Master Suite, which occupies the full width of the Bridge Deck. It has a lounge, large private Saloon, Spa bath, and shower. Guest staterooms all have convertible double/twin beds. All staterooms have spacious seating areas and complete entertainment centers. The African tropical hardwood, wenge, (pronounced weng-gay) a very dark wood, with a characteristic partridge pattern, is used throughout the ship.
RM Elegant’s saloons offer unassuming elegance with live entertainment on a grand piano in the main entrance, or home entertainment facilities in the second reception area. The Dining Room provides formal dining for up to 30 guests.
The yacht is popular for family holiday charters in both in the Mediterranean and in the Caribbean. Many of the clients are Middle Eastern royalty that either do not have their own yachts, or whose yachts are unavailable appreciate the luxurious accouterments. High profile celebrities such as English soccer player Wayne Rooney had his wedding onboard last year. Other celebrities have chartered the yacht including P Diddy.
The charter fee is $60-65,000 Euros per day ($95,200 USD), plus all expenses. The ship cruises the East and West Mediterranean in the summer, and the Caribbean, in the winter.
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