Corporate yacht charter is a luxurious and exclusive way for businesses to entertain clients, reward employees, and build team morale. Hosting a corporate event on a chartered yacht adds an element of sophistication and luxury to your affair.

What types of corporate events can be organized on a yacht?

Grand Prix, Festival and other worldwide events: the perfect excuse for a corporate yacht charter

One of the most popular types of corporate events on a yacht are those centered around major worldwide events such as the MIPIM event, Tax Free event in Cannes or the Monaco F1 and Singapore Grand Prix. Yacht charters offer an exclusive and unforgettable way to experience these events, allowing businesses to entertain their clients in style while enjoying breathtaking views from the comfort of a private yacht. 

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Corporate parties: one of the most joyful ways to celebrate success

What a great way to take care of your guests than inviting them aboard a yacht ? Whether it is a product launch, a company anniversary, or just a casual get-together, yacht parties add an element of elegance and sophistication to the occasion. The yacht’s stunning views provide an awe-inspiring backdrop for networking, team building, and socializing.

Seminars: yacht charters can be the unforgettable experience of the event

With ample indoor and outdoor spaces, yachts can accommodate various group sizes and provide a comfortable setting for presentations, workshops, and discussions. In addition to the stunning views and serene atmosphere, yachts also offer state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and high-speed internet connectivity to ensure seamless communication and productivity. The exclusive and personalized service provided by the yacht crew ensures that every guest is well taken care of, making it a truly unforgettable event. 

Conferences: a yacht charter surely beats most boring conference rooms

Conferences held on yachts offer a unique setting that is perfect for brainstorming and creative thinking. The serenity of the ocean and the breathtaking views provide a perfect backdrop for getting inspired and motivated. Moreover, a yacht charter can accommodate a variety of activities like team-building exercises, product launches, and company retreats. With state-of-the-art facilities on board, it’s easy to host presentations, workshops, and meetings while enjoying the luxury of a yacht. CHECK ART EXPLORER CATAMARAN

Product launches: the best way to get your idea in everyone’s mind

Companies can use yachts to organize product launches that will make a lasting impression on attendees. The exclusivity of a yacht sets the stage for a memorable launch event that is sure to generate buzz and positive publicity. The intimate settings allow for a more personalized experience, allowing attendees to feel like they are part of something special. 

Client / Employees incentives: a yacht charter is always a motivating reward

The serene and tranquil environment of the sea can provide the perfect setting to reward and motivate clients or employees. Corporate events that can be organized on a yacht range from team-building activities to product launches, client entertainment, and meetings at sea. Yacht charters offer various amenities such as state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, gourmet catering, and water sports activities. A day, or even a weekend, spent on a yacht can help to build stronger relationships between colleagues, promote teamwork, and create a sense of camaraderie.

The most recommended yachts for a corporate charter

Large motoryachts (superyachts and megayachts included): the most sought after charters

When it comes to corporate charters, large motoryachts are undoubtedly the most luxurious and sought-after vessels available. These yachts are equipped with state-of-the-art amenities and facilities that make them ideally suited for hosting high-profile meetings, conferences, and events. Superyachts and megayachts, in particular, are highly recommended for corporate charters as they offer ample space, privacy, and comfort for guests. These vessels typically feature multiple decks, spacious cabins, on-board cinemas, gyms, and spas, as well as outdoor spaces for socializing and entertaining. Moreover, they are crewed by highly trained specialists who ensure that every need is catered to, from gourmet catering to personalized entertainment options. With their unmatched elegance, sophistication, and versatility, large motoryachts are the ultimate choice for a corporate charter that is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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Classic sailboats: great timeless vessels that are sometimes overlooked

Classic sailboats are a great choice for those looking for a timeless vessel that is often overlooked. These yachts have been around for centuries and are known for their elegant designs and superior craftsmanship. They offer a unique and luxurious experience that is ideal for corporate events and team-building activities. Some of the most recommended classic sailboats for corporate charters include the Swan 65, the Oyster 72, and the Bermuda 50. These yachts are all known for their exceptional quality and are sure to impress both clients and colleagues alike. With their rich history and stunning beauty, classic sailboats are a perfect choice for any corporate event.

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Catamarans: good boats for small groups and incentives

Multihulls such as catamarans are the perfect choice for small groups and incentives, as they offer a spacious and comfortable environment. They can be of great choice for people looking to sail, team building event.

Our yachts available for corporate charters 

Summer Breeze: great yacht to charter in Corsica from 6 200€ / day + Expenses

You’ll be captivated by the sleek and sophisticated interior, curated by the esteemed designer Kelly Hoppen, making it an ideal setting for corporate events aboard this yacht.

The interior exudes a perfect blend of contemporary flair and cozy warmth, merging rustic elements with exquisite beauty. In the salon area, two opposing off-white couches, complemented by generous ottomans, a central coffee table, side tables, and a state-of-the-art entertainment system, create an atmosphere of pure indulgence. The fusion of wood flooring, white paneling, and a luminous glossy ceiling crafts a seamless aesthetic that charms all who step aboard. Panoramic windows bathe the space in natural light, enhancing its spacious and inviting feel. More info and booking here.

Yvonne: the best yacht for your events on the French Riviera from 13 300€ / day + Expenses

Yvonne embodies the essence of timeless sophistication that characterizes Ferretti Custom Line’s semi-displacement yachts. These vessels, renowned for their spaciousness and remarkable fuel efficiency, allow for leisurely voyages to destinations like Corsica without the inconvenience of frequent refueling.

The master suite, located at the bow on the main deck, boasts a spacious walk-in wardrobe/dressing room, expansive windows, and a shower that can be transformed into a luxurious Turkish bath for unparalleled relaxation. More info & booking here.

Sea Coral II : the best yacht to charter in Corsica from 14 300€ / day

The luxury super yacht SEA CORAL II was built by Arcadia Yachts in 2019 and includes naval architecture by Hot Lab Yacht & Design. They created her excellent style and detailing with such care, resulting in an elegant and dignified yacht constructed with ultimate comfort in mind.

Six expert crew members maintain and serve the SEA CORAL II charter boat, as well as her passengers, to ensure that they receive the very best in a world-class yacht charter. More info here.

What can be arranged for a corporate yacht charter

All catering is organized by your caterer

One of the key aspects is catering. Your caterer will take care of all the arrangements related to food and beverages, leaving you free to enjoy the stunning views and relax in the luxurious surroundings of the yacht. Whether you prefer a formal sit-down meal or a more casual buffet-style spread, your caterer can tailor the menu to suit your preferences and dietary requirements. From fresh seafood and grilled meats to delectable desserts and fine wines, the options are endless. With the best caterers on board, you can be assured of a dining experience that is nothing short of exceptional.

Sailing trips can be organized with the captain

Sailing trips can be arranged with the captain to explore scenic locations and stunning coastlines. The yacht can be equipped with state-of-the-art amenities, including high-end audio and visual systems, comfortable seating, and a fully-stocked bar with premium beverages and gourmet catering. Whether it’s a half-day excursion or a multi-day voyage, a corporate yacht charter provides an unforgettable experience that fosters team bonding and leaves lasting memories.

The yacht can be equipped for meeting and conference

The yacht can be equipped with state-of-the-art technology including audio-visual equipment, projectors, and sound systems to ensure flawless presentations. Additionally, the yacht can be arranged with comfortable seating and ample table space for writing and note-taking. For larger groups, the yacht can be configured with multiple meeting spaces to accommodate different groups or breakout sessions. In addition to the meeting spaces, the yacht can also provide luxurious accommodations for overnight stays, gourmet catering, and a variety of recreational activities to help build team camaraderie. 

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Our advice for companies chartering a yacht for the first time

Maintain your business objectives

Budget constraints, and anticipated results—your yacht broker is pivotal in steering you through these crucial points.

Imagine hosting your event with a seasoned corporate charter crew at the helm, equipped to manage grand-scale gatherings and coordinate seamlessly with external caterers. The tailored amenities on your charter yacht are set to exceed your guest’s expectations, crafting an unparalleled, custom-designed experience.

Given maritime regulations, most luxury yachts host eight to twelve voyagers comfortably. However, should your celebration exceed these numbers, consider the grandeur of a flotilla of charter yachts. One advantage of hosting a corporate event on a chartered yacht is the ability to accommodate different group sizes. Depending on the size of your group, you can choose a single luxury yacht or opt for a flotilla of yachts to accommodate everyone comfortably.

Another benefit of a corporate yacht charter is the flexibility it offers. You can customize the itinerary, menu, and onboard activities according to your preferences. This level of personalization ensures that your guests have a truly exceptional experience, one that leaves a lasting impression

Clarify the intent of a corporate charter from the get-go, understanding that all permissions rest with the yacht owner’s discretion

Book your corporate charter in advance

It is important to book your yacht charter in advance to avoid last-minute chaos and disappointment. Choosing the right yacht for corporate event takes usually more time that a typical vacation charter because you may want to visit the boat to evaluate the space onboard, how you will organize the volumes, the catering, the music etc. 

You want to organize a flotilla ? While the approach demands advanced planning and notification, the dazzling outcome promises to leave a lasting impression.

Some port event require to register the dockage space months in advance with the authorities. “For example, for the MIPIM, yacht crew will have harbour badges but the yachts cannot be assimilated with stands and can only be used for accommodation or social events purposes.”

Anticipate the staff and extras on the side to add

The guest capacity for stationary yacht charters fluctuates with the vessel’s dimensions—meticulously tally your invitees. Opting for a corporate event on the waves? Consider installing protective decking to safeguard against any stiletto-induced damages or marks—unattended blemishes will be on the charter client’s tab. Also if the number of guests is large, you should consider hiring a caterer who will coordinate with the crew to set up and serve at the event. 

In conclusion 
A corporate yacht charter offers a unique and exclusive setting for hosting your business event. With the help of a knowledgeable yacht broker, you can ensure that all aspects of your charter are tailored to meet your specific needs.