Don’t Miss the Boat on your Summer 2022 Yacht Holiday

Posted January 12, 2022 in Charter by Janine St.Denis

With a taste of history, culture and incomparable views awaiting you, the time has come to book your summer 2022 Mediterranean yacht charter with Northrop & Johnson. From the Greek remnants of the ancient Acropolis to the marble furnishings of the chateaus in the French Riviera, our team of charter brokers has worked diligently to provide some of the most bespoke options in the luxury travel market. Like their destinations, no charter yacht is the same. But be warned, with “revenge travel” still an ongoing trend this summer, many charter clients are already snapping up their favorite yachts to ensure they don’t miss the proverbial and literal boat. The best charter broker advice is, “if you have your heart set on a yacht or a specific week in a destination, the time to book is now.”

Each yacht is meticulously designed and equipped with distinct amenities, tenders and toys to ensure that our guests have a personalized, unparalleled experience to cherish for the rest of their days. Northrop & Johnson’s dedicated charter brokers have rounded up five must-charter yachts this summer in the Med. If you’re interested in booking any of these yachts, please contact your Northrop & Johnson charter broker.


This 204’ (62m) 2010 Custom Built superyacht was designed for the convergence of two focuses on board: utmost leisure and absolute excitement. Refitted in 2019, she comes with all the latest navigational technologies. For top-quality service and attention to the 12 lucky guests on board, ROMA carries a crew of 18 professionally trained crewmembers with completely unique skillsets to offer. She offers a licensed masseuse and beautician, a yoga and meditation instructor, and even a RYA PWC Scuba & water toy instructor. This, in combination with all her tenders and toys truly set ROMA apart from others.

Within her stunning, palatial interior, this massive superyacht provides numerous opportunities for guest socialization and relaxation onboard. Her capacious movie theater offers space for guests to get together and leave the world behind for a while, recovering from a day’s worth of on-water adventure in the sun. After a spectacular movie screening, guests can retreat to their 6 sumptuous staterooms for an intimate evening in or choose to congregate at the Jacuzzi on-board for some delectable nightcaps. In the morning, guests can join a yoga session or hit the airconditioned gym on-board. Truly, the fun never stops aboard ROMA.

She charters to both the West & East of the Mediterranean in the Summer and Winter, starting at €345,000 per week, plus expenses.


The 138′ (42.2m) 2015 Sanlorenzo superyacht MOKA embodies some of the best opportunities for on-water enjoyment with its massive outdoor living areas and immaculate interior design. Lavish, sexy and cozy, this superyacht has a certain je ne sais quoi when it comes to alfresco living—providing a gorgeous formal dining option on deck, plush lounge seating, heat resistant sunpads and a large infinity pool with contra-jet onboard. Her professional crew of 9 offer 10 lucky guests full-service throughout the charter, tending to the bars, tables and relaxation areas as needed.

For private nights in, MOKA provides five sumptuous staterooms to spend the night in, from the full-beam master suite to the two queen VIP staterooms and two convertible twin staterooms. Her dynamic layout brands MOKA as the select charter yacht for family and friends, spotlighting a palatial main salon with a giant TV, soft L-shaped sofas, a formal dining option and the perfect ambient lighting. MOKA’s on-water adventures parallel the grandeur of her interior, spotlighting an RYA-approved water sports center, large swim platform and an array of toys. Her beach club hosts a full-service bar, sunbathing opportunities and the perfect jump-off point for toys and tenders.

MOKA charters to the West Mediterranean in the Winter, as well as both the West and East of the Mediterranean in the Summer. Her rates start at €165,000 per week, plus expenses.


The historical 130′ (39.7m) superyacht ARIONAS is one to behold, having been custom built by Clelands Shipbuilding Company for David Brown, the legendary owner of Aston Martin in 1967. ARIONAS has undergone multiple extensive refits throughout the years, most recently in 2021. However, despite being kept to the utmost quality of navigational and technological systems, she still maintains her original vintage brand: the gentleman’s yacht. Unlike many other charter yachts on the market, ARIONAS’ build and design are true to a vintage yacht’s ambiance – boasting opulent dark wood paneling throughout, lavish carpets and rich leather ottomans. She also provides formal dining and a full entertainment system onboard. Overnight accommodations include five beautifully appointed staterooms for 10 lucky guests, from the full-beam master suite to the VIP cabin and the additional commodious guest rooms – each accompanied by their own en-suite bath.

Externally, ARIONAS’s resplendence extends well into her decks. Her massive sundeck hosts numerous sunloungers, alfresco dining and optional shade arrangements for guests reading in the sun or taking in the views. She is fully equipped with an impressive selection of water tenders and toys, ranging from Seabobs to Sea Scooters, snorkeling gear and more. With eight crewmembers accompanying them, guests can enjoy a multitude of on-water activities, even choosing to workout with the handlebar weights, yoga mats and TRX.

ARIONAS charters to both the West and East of the Mediterranean Sea during Winter and Summer, starting at €75,000 per week, plus expenses.


The 116′ (35.42m) 1970 Feadship superyacht ALHAMBRA is another breathtaking example of what it means to charter a ‘gentleman’s yacht’, refitted in 2021. The perfect blend of vintage styling and modern luxury, ALHAMBRA’s exterior displays a classic styling with a canoe stern, juxtaposing its sleek, contemporary interior design. ALHAMBRA’s main salon showcases a warm, luxurious ambiance with a minimalist interpretation. Its enormous L-shaped couch faces a modern formal dining table, accommodating the yacht’s 10 guests onboard. With a professionally trained crew of six and a magnificent onboard chef, guests will enjoy every service imaginable on this luxurious escape asea. ALHAMBRA even offers a grill and Teppanyaki table, so that no tastebud goes unfulfilled. At night, they can retreat to their five commodious staterooms, either in the king-bed master, queen VIP suite, two double-bed staterooms, or the twin-bed cabin.

ALHAMBRA is celebrated for maximizing guest enjoyment in every way possible – even providing a massive cinema screen on deck for the ultimate alfresco movie experience. With a full-service bar, plush lounge seating and the stars shining above, guests will get to enjoy a sense of the “drive-in” movie experience in the open-air. With Zero Speed Stabilizers, a multitude of tenders and toys, alfresco seating and even a little door to go swimming directly from the aft deck and swimming ladder, ALHAMBRA is an indisputable choice for your next Mediterranean charter.

She charters to the West and East of the Mediterranean in the Winter and Summer, starting at €55,000 per week, plus expenses.


The 96′ (29.5m) 2018 Monte Carlo Yachts superyacht VIVALDI is brand-new and in the utmost immaculate condition. Host to 10 guests on board and an intimate crew of five, this charter yacht defines what it means to travel comfortably at sea. Her capacious main salon features gorgeous, massive windows and a sliding door, allowing an immense amount of natural lighting and airflow into its gorgeous space. This space offers formal dining, an L-shaped sofa, sleek wood floors and a large widescreen flat-screen TV that disappears into cabinetry when not in use. For those fortunate enough to stay within her walls, VIVALDI offers five resplendent staterooms: the master suite with all-day sunshine, two VIP suites with expansive windows, and the additional twin cabins.

On her decks, VIVALDI provides multiple opportunities for alfresco dining and seating under the shade of the main deck aft. Here, guests may access the large hydraulic swim platform, where they can enjoy easy access to the water. VIVALDI’s flybridge makes use of its gullwing sides to protect against weather and water, ensuring guest safety and enjoyment while outdoors. She also offers a plethora of seating arrangements along the port and starboard sides with optional shade and panoramic views. Her design maximizes on leisure in the sun and views of the water, matching her incredible selection of tenders and toys to make VIVALDI one of the most desirable yachts to charter for your next trip to the Mediterranean.

She charters to the East Mediterranean in the Winter and Summer, starting at €72,000, plus expenses.

When it comes to selecting a charter destination and planning the holiday of your dreams, Northrop & Johnson’s charter brokers will deliver the best selection of yachts for charter around the world.

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