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Yacht Charter with N&J in 2023 & 2024

Unforgettable Crewed Yacht Charters

A luxury yacht charter with Northrop & Johnson is an unforgettable experience at sea, offering privacy, exclusivity, and the opportunity for clients to explore some of the most stunning destinations in the world on the most luxurious sailing and motor yachts for charter available on the market.

Our private crewed yacht charters offer limitless levels of opulence. These exclusive vacations at sea are designed to appeal to those seeking exceptional experiences on a private yacht charter holiday be it in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Bahamas or off the beaten track.

We have access to every superyacht rental over 100 ft on the planet, including the world’s finest crewed superyachts, sailing yachts, motor boats, and expedition vessels built by pedigree shipyards from Sunseeker to Amels, and Azimut to Feadship. Our luxury yacht charters boast refined onboard amenities, including full-service spas, cinema rooms, fully-equipped fitness centers, hot tubs, swimming pools, and a superb selection of tenders and toys. All our dream craft boast a highly trained professional captain and crew, including personal fitness trainers, private chefs, sommeliers, watersports operators, and more.

Our yacht charter brokers will take the time to listen to your needs and then handpick a selection of vessels for you to hire for the week boating vacation or longer. We will then craft an incredible yacht charter itinerary, with every detail expertly tailored to meet your group’s needs.

Discover your perfect yacht vacation with Northrop & Johnson, the global authority on luxury yacht charters. With an expansive selection of superyachts for rent and a team of experts in 13 global offices to guide you, you’ll find everything you need to plan your next sailing, catamaran or motor yacht vacation. Benefit from our detailed destination guides, custom superyacht itineraries, and a network of knowledgeable local charter brokers committed to helping you secure your ideal fully-crewed yacht charter. Start planning your ultimate yachting vacation with Northrop & Johnson today. Browse our selection of private crewed yacht charters and start planning a luxury getaway without limits.

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How to Charter a Superyacht

Looking to charter a yacht in France, Monaco, Croatia, Greece, Italy or in the Caribbean? This comprehensive video with yacht charter expert John Cichanowicz will explain the ins and outs of chartering a luxury yacht, including the charter booking process, the costs and price associated with yacht rentals and more. Learn more with our yacht charter guide linked below for a more in-depth look at chartering crewed yachts, including the most frequently asked questions about yacht charters.

What Are the Best Things To Do on a Exclusive Yacht Vacation in 2023/2024?

  • Sail around the Greek Islands
    There is nothing like discovering the beauty of the Greek islands on a luxury sailing yacht charter.
    Charter the Greek Islands
  • Amalfi Yacht Charter
    Feel like an Italian movie star and enjoy the romance of La Dolce Vita
    Charter Amalfi
  • Discover the French Riviera
    Crystal blue water, luxurious beach clubs, and world-renowned events: a French Riviera yacht charter is the ultimate luxury experience.
    Charter the French Riviera
  • Yacht Charter in the Balearic Islands
    From great winds and secluded bays to exclusive beach clubs and restaurants, there is something to do for everyone in the Balearics.
    Charter the Balearic Islands
  • Relax in the Exumas
    Featuring some of the calmest waters in the world, the Exumas invite charter guests to lay back and relax on board their yacht.
    Charter the Exumas
  • Discover Harbour Island
    Mingle with celebrities and the international jet set in utmost privacy by visiting Harbor Island on your next charter.
    Charter Harbour Island
  • Laid-back luxury in St. Barts
    There are few places in the world that can match the luxury of St Barts. Make sure to book early to reserve your spot in the harbour!
    Charter St. Barts
  • Cruise around St. Maarten
    Turquoise waters, powder-white beaches, and gourmet restaurants define a St. Maarten yacht charter.
    Charter St. Maarten
  • Discover the wildlife of the Galapagos
    This volcanic archipelago in the Pacific Ocean is the destination of choice for nature enthusiasts.
    Charter Galapagos
  • Explore Alaska
    Voyage glacier-fed waters and fjords and explore spectacular snow-capped mountains, forests, and abundant wildlife.
    Charter Alaska

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Crewed Superyacht Charter FAQ

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What is a crewed superyacht charter?

A crewed superyacht charter offers charterers the opportunity to sit back and relax while a professional and highly trained crew manages all aspects of the vessel. Not only will the crew manage a vessel’s operation, but they will also take care of you and your guests’ needs. The world’s finest luxury crewed superyachts may boast a crew of up to 20 or even more, including an experienced captain, stews and stewardesses, deckhands, engineers, personal fitness trainers, spa therapists, private chefs, and sommeliers. Contact N&J if you would like to learn more about a crewed charter vacation.

How do I choose the right charter yacht for my needs?

No two charter yachts are the same, each offering highly individualized experiences curated to the needs of guests onboard. Working with an experienced broker, such as the charter specialists at Northrop & Johnson, can help you handpick the right crewed superyacht depending on your needs and desired experience. With access to every luxury boat rental on the planet, from elegant sailing yachts to the finest mega yachts, we can connect you with the right boat to ensure you enjoy an incredible yachting vacation.

How much does it cost to charter a superyacht?

It typically costs from US$ 100,000 to in excess of 2 million per week to rent a crewed superyacht. The cost will depend on the size of the vessel, onboard amenities, and destination. Generally speaking, the larger the yacht, the higher the cost.

What is included in a luxury yacht charter?

The luxury yacht charter base rate covers the rental of the yacht and its crew. You can expect to add a further 20% to 30% to the base charter fee for fuel, food and beverage costs, berthing fees, on-land activities, and communication costs. These additional costs are typically covered in the Advanced Provisioning Allowance. Working with an experienced charter broker can help you better understand the total cost.

What activities are recommended on a crewed superyacht charter?

The recommended activities on a crewed charter will depend on your desired experience. Some guests may wish to use their time on a yacht rental to relax and unwind, making the most of a boat’s onboard spa facilities or soaking up the sun. Others may seek an actioned-packed experience, making the most of a vessel’s tenders and water toys. A broker will be able to tailor an itinerary filled with amazing experiences curated just for you, whether you seek adventure or peace and solitude.

Imagine the Possibilities

A yacht charter holiday is truly the ultimate vacation

Get inspired and explore the yachts, yacht charter destinations, and sample itineraries handpicked by our superyacht charter experts. A luxury boat charter is unlike any other vacation you will ever experience, as the level of customization and its bespoke nature can not be matched. From the most exclusive destinations to the most extraordinary yachts, we have put together an encompassing guide to make your first yacht charter effortless.

Northrop & Johnson’s superyacht charter experts have in-depth knowledge of worldwide destinations and in-person relationships with the captains and crew of all yachts in our global fleet. Your charter broker will work closely with you to ensure the highest standards are being adhered to make for the vacation of a lifetime.


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