Plan ahead of those winter blues and organise an escape to the sun this holiday season. Better yet, why not explore the beauty and splendour of the sun-soaked Caribbean from the luxury and comfort of your own superyacht? Whether you’re a first-time buyer or looking to add to your fleet, here we list our top five yachts on the market perfect for cruising to the Caribbean this winter.
This 46.7-meter motor yacht features an exterior design by Omega Architects, with a contemporary interior by Bannenberg & Rowell. Built by Dutch shipyard Heesen, she is part of their 4700 series and was delivered to her original owner in 2012. Able to accommodate up to 12 guests in five cabins, including a full-beam master suite, she has room for up to 9 crew members. Her retro-styled interiors feature a muted palette and white elm panelled walls, next to a complete entertainment system. Reaching a top speed of 15 knots, she a maximum cruising range of 4,000 nautical miles, allowing her to cross the Atlantic and cruise in the pacific comfortably.
Delivered to her owner in 2003, APOGEE was built and designed by Codecasa. Exquisitely maintained by her single owner, this 62.5-meter superyacht features the ideal balance of space and privacy. Undergoing a refit in 2013, she features a timeless interior design by Franco & Anna Della Role. Able to accommodate 16 guests across seven cabins as well as a crew of 17, her sky lounge has one of the longest bars featured on a yacht her size.
This 51.7-meter sailing yacht was built from aluminium by New Zealand yard Alloy Yachts and delivered to her original owner in 2006. Featuring an exterior design by Dubois Naval Architects and an exterior by RWD, she underwent an extensive refit in 2012. She can accommodate up to 12 guests across five cabins, including a full-beam master cabin and a crew of nine. Her spacious outdoor areas have plenty of room for two separate dining areas as well as gym and spa pool.
Built by Codecasa in 2015, the 49.9-meter GAZZELLA II highlights the style in both the exterior and interior design from the Italian shipyard. The third model from its iconic Vintage series, she is among the largest of superyachts by volume in her size range. Able to accommodate 14 guests across six staterooms, she can also house up to 10 crew members. Impeccably maintained, she has a top speed of 18 knots and a cruising range of 5,000 nautical miles, allowing for extensive cruising and ocean crossings.
The 43.6-meter motor yacht SILVER WIND was built by ISA and delivered to her owner in 2014. Designed for high-performance and speed, she features exterior design and naval architecture by ISA, with an elegant interior by Nuvolari & Lenard. Refitted in 2017, she can comfortably accommodate up to 11 guests in five guest cabins and a spacious master, next to a crew of 6. With an impressive top speed of 32 knots and a cruising speed of 26 knots, she is sure to turn heads wherever you go. You can have breakfast in Gustavia, lunch in Nikki Beach, and dinner in Cheval Blanc, and still have time to play on the water toys in between! Her shallow draft also allows her to be a Bahamas friendly superyacht.