The saying ‘good things come in small packages’ is more than apt for a 20 to 30 meter (65 feet - 98 feet) charter yacht, with charter yachts in this size range offering plenty to endear themselves. A charter yacht of this size is an excellent choice for a couple, smaller groups or a family, delivering a luxurious charter experience but without the price tag of a larger yacht. You can expect stylish outfitting and plenty of amenities, ensuring everything that the superyacht charter lifestyle has to offer just on a less grand scale than much larger yachts. With generous layouts, charter yachts of this size can usually welcome between six and eight guests on board ensuring plenty of room to enjoy with friends or family.
Yachts of this size are often the result of many years of development by their builders, ensuring award-winning designs and clever layouts that will deliver the best possible charter experience. There is sure to be a layout or format to suit whatever type of charter experience you are after – whether that means a sleek sailing yacht, zippy open-style yacht or family-friendly motor yacht. You will find a wide range of designs from many of the world’s leading production and semi-production luxury builders. IYC’s charter specialists take great pride in transforming your vacation wish list into a match with your ideal charter yacht.
A yacht in the 20 to 30 meter size bracket is often a good stepping stone for testing out a charter yacht vacation for the first time. Yachts of this size are a great way to get a hands-on feel for what the yachting lifestyle has to offer and to relax and enjoy the luxury vibe. Or of course this size may also appeal to experienced charterers who simply don’t need the space of a larger yacht.
For those who like their privacy a smaller yacht also means a smaller crew, and 20 to 30 meter yachts often appeal to those who only want a minimal crew on board. A yacht of this size will usually have between two and five crew on board, with specialist crew including a private chef. A smaller crew has the added benefit that you can get to know the team very well if desired, which usually translates to an even higher standard of bespoke service.
Yachts of this size usually have little restriction on where they cruise, with even the shallowest anchorages not off limits. For those who dream of exploring private coves or dropping anchor wherever takes their fancy, then a 20 – 30 meter yacht is a top choice. An exciting line up of water toys is assured, giving all the ingredients for enjoying a charter. Why not consider visiting some of the most popular shallow charter destinations such as the Exumas, Turks & Caicos or Southern Florida? Or alternatively venture along the Mediterranean coastline and take your pick from the countless small marinas and idyllic ports with plenty of berths available for sub 30-meter yachts.