Surely what must be the ultimate charter vacation option is available now that yacht enthusiasts no longer have to choose between a relaxing ride aboard a classic sailing yacht or an invigorating jaunt on a motor yacht. Wonderful versions of each are now to be offered together through Northrop and Johnson. Vita, built in 2003, offers five staterooms to accommodate 10 to 12 guests with the owner’s master suite located on the main deck. Ranger, a replica of the “J-Class” yacht which won the Americas Cup in 1937, offers a nod to her inspiration, yet is a modern departure offering luxury amenities such as a central cockpit, doghouse and a sumptuous mahogany interior boasting four staterooms aft for owner and guests, with three en-suite baths. A charter booking for both yachts will start at $210,000 – a $50,000 discount rate on hiring them separately and taking both yachts you can accommodate a total of 22 guests in one party.
Other yachts that work well together include the duo, Sequel P and Va Bene both under the charter management of Burgess. Given that Captain Nick Lines a highly experienced charter yacht Captain who has worked for both the owners of these yachts and now manages them operationally, it is only natural that they too should act as two! They offer a tandem charter package that sees both motor yachts available to work together. During the recent charter yacht show in Antigua they put on an impressive demonstration to gathered brokers showing how they raft up together to provide an impressive platform from which parties of up to 24 guests can enjoy the joint facilities they yachts separately bring to the party.