3 Unexpected Places to Charter a Yacht This Summer

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Yacht charters recently flooded the Mediterranean during the Cannes Film Festival and with the festivities dwindling down, some may be looking for their next getaway. Those searching for something a little different, Burgess Yachts, the global superyacht industry leader, offers charters around the world. From adventure on the Turquoise Coast to shore excursions in Alaska, see below for 3 off-the-radar destinations to charter for your next getaway.

Southern Turkey

The ‘Turquoise Coast’ of Southern Turkey offers a wealth of fabulous ancient sites (many only accessible by sea) and a dramatic mountainous coastline with deep blue bays and inlets, dotted with fishing harbors, lively resorts and bustling markets. This is the Mediterranean at its most exotic.

Recommended Yacht: NOMAD (228ft)


Lofty glaciers and misty fjords, waterfalls and hot springs, orcas and grizzly bears, sea lions and bald eagles make Alaska one of the most astonishing wildlife experiences in the world. Adventure doesn’t stay on deck – shore excursions will take you deep into national parks to discover all parts of Alaska.

Recommended Yacht: PLAN B (161ft)

New Zealand

With a rich sailing heritage and cruising grounds of incredible diversity, New Zealand’s stunning coastlines offer spectacular yacht charter opportunities. From the sheltered waters and sandy beaches of the Bay of Islands with excellent scope for fishing and diving to the dramatic forest-clad mountain valleys of the Marlborough Sounds, you’ll enjoy unrivalled natural beauty and a vast array of pristine anchorages.

Recommended Yacht: SURI (208ft)

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