Photographer: Balint Porneczi/Bloomberg
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Aboard the Million-Dollar-per-Week Superyachts at the Monaco Yacht Show

There was a combined value of more than $3 billion worth of superyachts at the Monaco Yacht Show this year. Here’s a peek at a few of the more lavish ones available for charter. Photographs by Balint Porneczi for Bloomberg

  1. Port Hercules
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    Port Hercules

    During the Monaco Yacht Show each year, hundreds of multimillion-dollar yachts owned and chartered by international billionaires cram the harbor in the world's grandest display of nautical wealth. This year's event ran Sept. 23–26. 

  2.  Amadeus
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    Amadeus

    The view from the superyacht Amadeus, built by Amadeus Yachts, in Port Hercules, Monaco. The 230-foot ship was constructed in 2007 with an interior designed by Zuretti and exterior styling by Reymond Langton Design.

  3. On-Board Jacuzzi
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    On-Board Jacuzzi

    A jacuzzi on the deck of Amadeus. The yacht can sleep up to 12 guests in six staterooms, including a master suite, three double cabins, and two twin cabins—all in addition to its 19 crew members, who live on board as well. 

  4. Artificial Green
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    Artificial Green

    Golf clubs and balls on the artificial turf aboard Amadeus. The yacht comes with air conditioning, Wi-Fi, a deck Jacuzzi, gym equipment, and an elevator. It is wheelchair-friendly. 

  5. Stern Deck
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    Stern Deck

    The stern deck aboard Amadeus. Cruising speed is 13 knots with a maximum speed of 14 knots. 

  6. Solandge
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    Solandge

    A lounge area aboard the luxury superyacht Solandge. The 280-foot-long yacht accommodates 12 guests and has a range of 6,000 nautical miles. 

  7. $1 Million per Week
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    $1 Million per Week

    A painting in a hallway plus gold taps and sink aboard Solandge are bullet points of its luxe details—it costs a reported $1 million per week to charter. On the right, the aforementioned elevator aboard Amadeus.

  8. Keeping It Pristine
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    Keeping It Pristine

    A crew member cleans windows aboard Solandge, which was built in 2007 by the veteran German shipyard Lürssen. Solandge has a chromatheraphy spa with Hamman and massage room, a hair and beauty salon, an elevator that holds nine people, a large wine cellar, and a removable dance floor atop the sundeck.

  9. Icon
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    Icon

    Luxury yacht Icon, built in 2009 by Icon Yachts BV, in the harbor during the Monaco Yacht Show. The vessel accommodates 12 guests, who can enjoy a gym, Jacuzzi, and dual-deck owner’s suite with a private staircase to observation lounge and offices. For fun, there are multiple wave-runners, waterskis, wind- and kite-surfing equipment, and diving gear all outfitted on board. 

  10. Charting a Course
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    Charting a Course

    Cartographic tools on a map aboard Amadeus, which was originally a research vessel and was converted over the course of two years for charters. Charter pricing starts at $532,000 for one week.