Luxury superyacht Icon, built by Icon Yachts, in the harbor during the Monaco Yacht Show.

Photographer: Balint Porneczi/Bloomberg

Luxury superyacht Icon, built by Icon Yachts, in the harbor during the Monaco Yacht Show.

Photographer: Balint Porneczi/Bloomberg

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
Port Hercules
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. 

 Amadeus
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.

On-Board Jacuzzi
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. 

Artificial Green
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. 

Stern Deck
Stern Deck

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

Solandge
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. 

$1 Million per Week
$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.

Keeping It Pristine
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.

Icon
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. 

Charting a Course
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.