Sail like a super spy: step aboard the luxurious superyachts with gadgets straight out of a Bond film
Boutique brokerage SuperYachtsMonaco shares the high-tech charters that would make Q-branch swoon
007 is known for his super-fast modes of transport, from supercars to superyachts – all with the best gadgets at hand. And as holidaymakers turn to superyacht charter to avoid overcrowded tourist hotspots and post-vacation quarantines, why not go the extra step and find a yacht that helps you live out your own action thriller?
As we await the agonisingly delayed release of No Time to Die in April 2021, boutique brokerage SuperYachtsMonaco – which represents some of the world’s most extraordinary yachts – has compiled some of its most high-tech charter yachts. Perfect for Bond fans eager to live the thrills and spills of a superspy lifestyle.
At 49m, SuperSport Khalilah is the largest private yacht built entirely in carbon composite. Delivered in 2015 by Palmer Johnson, her dynamic design combines performance and space to offer seriously smooth cruising. A unique fast displacement yacht, Khalilah is cool, fiercely stylish, and the golden girl of the charter scene. An exclusive boutique hotel on water, Khalilah is perfect for a group of friends, she can welcome up to 11 guests onboard overnight. With a fabulous spa pool and a huge beach club, Khalilah is also packed with the very latest water toys plus a custom 7m gold tender. Live your best life with unlimited access to her jetpack, hoverboard, wakeboard, jet skis, kayaks, paddle boards and inflatables – plus an eye-catching stairway that extends out over the water.
With two large tenders to view the local wildlife, a multitude of water sport toys and a helipad, 75.28m expedition yacht Cloudbreak is designed for extreme exploration. Custom-built for an owner with a passion for the great outdoors, she is named after a legendary surfing reef in the South Pacific. With six sumptuous staterooms, Cloudbreak can welcome up to 12 charter guests overnight. She is fully equipped for epic adventures in the most remote destinations on the planet, with a toy box that is jam-packed with the latest extreme sports equipment. An enormous onboard garage houses two large tenders plus a full range of inflatables and water toys, as well as a helipad for all-access heli-skiing. From speeding ashore, to viewing local wildlife and exploring hidden caves Cloudbreak has no limits.
A dynamic and powerful expedition vessel equipped with the latest water toys and tenders, I Nova is an award-winning 49.75M stealthy explorer yacht. This powerful expedition vessel was five years in the making. Stable and reliable with remarkably low engine noise and vibration, her compact size and huge volume make her the perfect yacht for exploring shallow-water cruising grounds. Built by Cosmo Explorer in collaboration with Vripack Naval Architects and Van Oossanen Naval Architects, she was delivered in 2013, and is currently listed for sale. Spacious and modern, I Nova can accommodate for up to 14 guests in six luxurious cabins including a stunning split-level owner’s suite. Created using the very latest technologies and materials, her strong profile and clean lines are highlighted by a bespoke lighting system. I Nova also has a full range of the latest water toys. Onboard highlights include an upper lounge equipped with a widescreen TV, a large indoor beach club, an outdoor gym, a spa pool and a sauna.
Equipped with a beach craft system with drive-on beach capability, the 9.45m Iguana Commuter Sport model is the most advanced of the superb range from the French amphibious boat experts at Iguana Yachts. Sophisticated exterior styling, impressive speed and drive-on beach capability make the Iguana range exceptional and the Commuter an ideal choice as a superyacht limo tender, day boat or island villa getaway craft. A sleek performance yacht with an impressive top speed of 45 knots, she is perfect for fast cruising for 12 people, whether whisking guests to remote islands, coves or beaches that are difficult to access for others by land or sea. The beach craft system is the Iguana’s most unique feature, with retractable tracks that allow you to simply climb on board on the beach and drive into the sea. The unique Iguana design provide an unrivalled platform for water-sports such as Scuba diving, wakeboarding or towing your favourite inflatable.