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5 Sporty Yachts to spice up your Summer

May 31, 2024

A perfect summer holiday consists of sunshine, crystal-clear waters, relaxation, and occasional parties. There is no better way to combine all of these while also sprinkling in a dash of much-needed speed and excitement than by chartering a luxurious yacht. In the realm of luxury yachting, vessels at or under 50 feet from renowned brands like Pardo, Azimut, VanDutch, Sunseeker, and Riva stand out as the epitome of style, performance, and craftsmanship. These exquisite watercraft offer discerning owners and charterers a chance to indulge in the yachting lifestyle's finest experiences.


The Pardo P50 is a masterpiece of Italian craftsmanship, embodying timeless elegance and sophistication. This 49-foot walkaround boat boasts a V-shaped hull with variable geometry, ensuring exceptional seakeeping and maneuverability. The spacious deck offers a walkaround concept, complete with a helm station, bow sitting area, a spacious dining area, and a tender garage. The interior features a unique open space with two cabins and two heads, showcasing a tailor-made timeless design crafted by expert artisans. With a maximum capacity of 12, the Pardo P50 is ideal for those seeking a luxurious and functional yachting experience. Its performance, ensuring a maximum speed of 35 knots, usability, and comfort make it a standout in the walkaround range, perfect for navigating in style and safety.


Combine the timeless elegance and sophisticated design of the Pardo P50—a 49-foot walkaround boat—with the serene ambiance and absolute tranquility of Villa Sophie in the Hamptons. Nestled amidst lush foliage, aromatic groves, and breathtaking views, Villa Sophie offers guests absolute tranquility and privacy. This epitome of luxury features aesthetically immaculate interiors that fuse classic elegance with contemporary sensibility. The villa’s elegant architecture and meticulously manicured gardens further elevate its status as a haven of sophistication.

The magnificent Villa Sophie


The Sunseeker Portofino 40 is a masterful fusion of performance and luxury, a true testament to the brand's commitment to delivering unrivaled excellence. This 42-foot yacht embodies the spirit of the open sea, offering a thrilling and refined yachting experience. Its sleek design and powerful engines deliver exhilarating speeds, while the semi-enclosed saloon and accommodation for five guests provide a haven of comfort and style. Despite its relatively modest size, its most striking feature is undoubtedly the lavish interior, utilizing only the finest materials. The Portofino 40 is a vessel that seamlessly blends the excitement of a day boat with the grandeur of an overnight cruiser, making it an ideal choice for those seeking to explore the open waters in unparalleled elegance.

Portofino 40 [Source:]

The Sunseeker Portofino 40 is a 42-foot yacht that masterfully combines performance and luxury with its sleek design, powerful engines, and lavish interior. Pair this thrilling elegance of the Sunseeker Portofino 40 with the serene opulence of Ultima Corfu for an unparalleled luxury experience. Ultima Corfu is a seafront estate perched on a hillside with vistas of the rugged coastline and clear Ionian waters, offering a unique escape on Corfu's lush coast. Guests are enveloped in pure bliss with top-tier Swiss spa products, Hermes goods, Bulgari accessories, and Baobab scents. The estate accommodates twelve guests in six luxurious ensuite bedrooms across two levels, seamlessly blending the landscape with the interiors. Its design combines island romance with high culture, featuring a vaulted-ceiling great room, a grand piano, and neoclassical accents.

Ultima Corfu


Riva boats epitomize luxury and performance, embodying the mystique of post-war Italy. Rising to fame in the 1960s—a golden era immortalized in films like "La Dolce Vita"—Riva became the ultimate status symbol for stars like Sophia Loren and Brigitte Bardot. Modern-day owners, from George Clooney to Sean Connery, and appearances in Hollywood films highlight Riva's enduring allure. Much like a Ferrari, a Riva boat transcends utility, representing a piece of la dolce vita itself.

Riva 180 Anniovversario runabout [Source:]

The newest wooden runabout, The Riva 180 Anniversario, is a stunning fusion of the iconic Aquariva and Aquarama, embodying history transformed into future and beauty. This limited-edition boat captures the essence of both legendary models, blending their distinctive details with modern innovation. It exudes timeless elegance and sophistication with sleek lines, luxurious materials, and bespoke finishes. It mirrors the aristocratic elegance and contemporary high-culture panache of Villa Imperatore. Nestled in the picturesque village of Blevio, Villa Imperatore boasts plush modern furnishings, beautiful frescoes, and magnificent exteriors reminiscent of a serene garden of Eden. With its private jetty, guests can effortlessly embark on the Aquarama for fascinating excursions around Lake Como, perfectly blending old-world prestige with timeless luxury since both embody Italy's golden era's elegance and cultural vibrancy. 

Elegant Villa Imperatore on Lake Como


The Atlantis 45 from Azimut, synonymous with Italian elegance, is a sublime fusion of performance and sophistication, placing it at the forefront of yacht design. This 48-foot sport yacht offers an unparalleled combination of nautical adventure and the domestic dimension in spaces and solutions of a comfort one would expect only on much larger yachts. With a sleek and dynamic exterior design that exudes modern elegance, the Atlantis 45 captivates with its aggressive yet refined silhouette. Its innovative features, such as the single-piece curved windscreen and versatile interior layout, create a harmonious blend of functionality and style. Whether cruising at the maximum speed of up to 35 knots or enjoying the spacious and meticulously designed living spaces, this yacht promises a seafaring experience that transcends expectations.


The Atlantis 45's sleek silhouette and innovative features harmonize with a dazzling contemporary property in Saint Jean Cap Ferrat - Villa Helen. Lush private grounds and stunning infinity pools exude Riviera glamor. With expansive rooftop terraces, breathtaking 360-degree views over the harbor and surrounding bays, and proximity to the excitement of beach clubs, the marina, and resort village amenities, staying in Villa Helena and ridding in Azimut Atlantis perfectly marry nautical adventure and upscale relaxation on the French Riviera.

The view from Villa Helen


The VanDutch 48 is at the very pinnacle of luxury and performance in the world of yachting. This 48-foot marvel, an evolution of the iconic VanDutch 40, showcases a modernized minimalist design and a refined interior that elevates the onboard experience to new heights of sophistication. With a retooled hull that adds 10 inches in length and height, the VanDutch 48 exudes dominance and style. The Superyacht Edition offers customizable features tailored to hoisting and towing requirements, ensuring a bespoke and luxurious experience for discerning owners. Capable of reaching speeds of up to 38 knots thanks to two powerful Volvo engines, the VanDutch 48 is a symbol of elegance and power on the open waters, promising an unforgettable yachting experience.


With its proximity to the enchanting port cities of Cannes and Nice, Villa Bellazard serves as the perfect base for exploring the French Riviera. Complementing this lavish lifestyle, the VanDutch 48—a 48-foot yacht renowned for its minimalist design—provides an unparalleled yachting experience. Together, Villa Bellazard and the VanDutch 48 offer the pinnacle of sophistication and luxury, whether you are enjoying the serene hills of Saint-Tropez or cruising the open waters of the Mediterranean.

Villa Bellazard at dusk

Suppose you are planning a lavish summer vacation at a beloved summer destination like Hamptons, Corfu, Lake Como, Cap Ferret, or St-Tropez. In that case, you should try out one or even several of these luxurious yachts during your stay to bring your holiday to the next level. LVH is dedicated to ensuring your vacation is unforgettable wherever you travel. We provide personalized itineraries tailored to your preferences, allowing you to deeply experience the moments that resonate with you. Connect with one of our client relations professionals today to begin planning an extraordinary getaway to your desired destination.

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