Burgess Yachts, the global superyacht industry leader in sale, purchase, new construction, charter and yacht management, offers a variety of charters in the Mediterranean perfect for guests who are looking to submerge themselves in a cultural event with an even more unique touch. Chartering for this month’s finest events, Cannes Film Festival and the Grand Prix, guests can relish in the festivities on land and retire back to the warm welcome of a five-star crew, an exquisite meal and the one-of-a-kind setting thanks to their luxurious yacht.
Here are some of the best charters for the Cannes Film Festival and the Monaco Grand Prix:
ALFA NERO (pictured)
The ultimate yacht for celebrations, ALFA NERO has ample space to entertain after all of Cannes’ festivities. This 269-foot yacht features a 23 x 11.5ft innovated swimming pool that transforms into a dance floor. Fit for up to 12 guests, ALFA NERO is optimal for entertaining whether it be on deck or out on the water. She sports two tenders equipped with waterskis, jet skis, wave runners, and a fresh water shower on the stern swim platform.
LADY ELLEN II has a remarkable history that would excite any yachting enthusiast prior to stepping on board. This 158.5ft yacht was delivered in 1996 by the renowned Italian shipyard CRN Ancona featuring timeless exteriors designed by the late Paolo Scanu and the interior styled by Nice-based Zuretti Interior Designers. After a transformative rebuild in 2015, changing from KANALOA to LADY ELLEN II, she won judges’ praise for achievement in the Rebuilt Yacht category in the World Superyacht Awards 2016. This superyacht offers a spacious sun deck to bask in the sun and a jacuzzi with a wrap-around bar to further unwind. Accommodating 12 within six cabins, LADY ELLEN II has a master and VIP suite with his and hers bathrooms and walk-in wardrobes.
Guests looking for opulent accommodations to match the lavish atmosphere of Cannes will find MY SEANNA to fulfil all their needs. In 2014, MY SEANNA began an extensive 18 month rebuild, including a 25ft stern extension that has created vast deck spaces on three levels. With more space to entertain, there are endless ways to enjoy the exciting renovations. MY SEANNA now features an outdoor cinema with a 132″ screen, a waterfall Jacuzzi with a swim-up bar on two sides, sauna, fitness equipment, and a beautiful outdoor dining area. The interior features luxurious modifications including white marble throughout and ornate finishes brushed with 22 karat gold leaf. This yacht accommodates up to 12 guests and the new VIP suite, located on the upper deck, allows guests to delight in a 180-degree view of the ocean.
This 167.7ft yacht is an incredible custom-built Heesen steel displacement yacht from The Netherlands. MYSKY offers ample outside space with four deck levels, some offering al fresco dining, and a large sun deck jacuzzi. If Cannes is one of many stops, MYSKY is ideal for travelers to enjoy while navigating the West Mediterranean; its specially designed bulbous bow enables smooth passage for its 10-12 guests.
GRAND PRIX CHARTERS
Built by an experienced owner, SEA DREAM offers comfort, range and space in the most luxe environment. This 141-foot yacht can fulfill, and exceed, any hospitality and culinary requests given to the captain and crew. Includes exterior dining for up to 16 guests.
Slick and sophisticated, SILVER DREAM is a perennial charter favorite. The 143.7-foot yacht includes an expansive main saloon and dining area, accented with striking Aboriginal artwork. With an upper deck sky lounge cloaked in calm, neutral colors, as well as large windows that spill plenty of natural light, the yacht is the ideal place to retreat from the sun’s heat. Sky lounge converts to cinema and masseuse/spa treatments are available.