Explore Northrop & Johnson’s Impressive Lineup at the 2023 Antigua Charter Show

Posted November 30, 2023 in Charter by Ashleigh King

Taking place December 4 to 9, 2023, the highly anticipated Antigua Charter Show is one of the last events on the global yachting calendar. The event itself provides a dynamic platform for registered yachts up to 312′ (95m) to offer a sneak peek into their enticing charter offerings for the upcoming season. Our seasoned charter team at N&J is geared up to explore the docks, immersing themselves in firsthand experiences to bring clients unparalleled insights into the extraordinary charter programs available in the market.

What’s more, several of Northrop & Johnson’s showcased yachts will take part in the Chef’s and Tablescape competitions, promising an extra layer of thrill during the show.

This year, Northrop & Johnson is proud to be in attendance with eight of our most coveted yachts on display at the Antigua Yacht Club Marina.


Totaling an impressive 219’10” (67m) in length, the 2022 Benetti CALEX is a vision of class and opulence. One of her most noteworthy features is the selection of full spa services offered onboard, including Swedish massage, aromatherapy massage, reflexology, facials and more. She is bespoke in every detail, giving charter guests a taste of true luxury on the water. Her revolutionary layout won her the award for Best Layout at the 2022 World Yacht Trophies. From the sweeping owner’s suite with its own private alfresco lounge to her five-star beach club, complete with a hammam, full bar and plenty of watersports, CALEX’s charter program is second to none.


Built to the highest standards in yachting, with unbelievable customization and attention to detail, SEA OWL is a sight to behold for charterers who expect five-star service, aesthetics and amenities. Crafted by Feadship in 2013, the 203’5” (62m) superyacht features a stunning mahogany wood carving on her central staircase spanning the height of three decks. The details seen throughout her interior seem to come alive and every time you look, you notice something new. Each of her seven staterooms showcases a unique theme, all inspired by different pieces of literature or fables. Her interior spaces exude elegance and class, featuring a baby grand Steinway and a fireplace. A sight to behold, an unforgettable experience can be promised to those who spend time onboard SEA OWL.


Fresh from a 2023 multimillion-dollar rebuild, the 203’5” (62m) Viareggio Super Yacht SEALION exceeds the expectations of even the most seasoned charterer. She is a multi-award-winning yacht, a testament to her design and craftsmanship. SEALION’s modern and glamorous interior is demonstrated across all spaces, from the striking main salon with leather paneling and a Schimmel Grand Piano to her resplendent guest staterooms. The charter yacht’s three massive decks are centered around entertaining, featuring a split-level sundeck with an oversized 12-person Jacuzzi. A beautiful glass guest lift allows easy access from the lower deck to the bridge deck.


The 164’ (50m) Westport charter yacht CHASING DAYLIGHT boasts a proven, well-rounded charter program fit for all types of guests. From exciting themed dinners to a full day of exhilarating water sports, CHASING DAYLIGHT is the adventurous charterer’s dream. She features an elevator servicing all decks for seamless movement. Her interior is contemporary and warm with plenty of natural light. CHASING DAYLIGHT’s guest accommodation layout is versatile, featuring an unrivaled VIP cabin with a king-size bed and a private balcony. The yacht’s outdoor spaces are primed for endless hours of fun and relaxation, including her sensational sundeck with 360-degree views of her cruising grounds.


The iconic 146’ (44m) Christensen MILESTONE has been consistently maintained and upgraded. She underwent a major refit in 2018 and 2019, leaving her in pristine condition. Her interior is a blend of traditional and contemporary with gorgeous maple and sycamore and fine furnishings. Her skylounge is versatile with a range of options. Guests can unwind and enjoy a movie on the cinema seating after a long day of watersports. Should they be interested in something more exciting, the space can be converted into a dance floor. MILESTONE features an impressive toy box, ensuring there will never be a dull moment while onboard.


With a super sleek design and the latest amenities in luxury cruising, the 131’ (40.06m) 2020 Sunseeker TC is a fantastic tri-deck charter yacht, exuding modern glamor. Her interior, penned by Candy & Candy, is opulent and contemporary. The many expansive windows offer panoramic views and her furnishings are comfortable and elegant. TC’s skylounge offers a cinema-like experience with a 103” TV, a U-shaped couch and a full bar. Guests can look forward to endless alfresco entertainment, including her spectacular beach club featuring a well-stocked toy chest, a floating platform and a custom-made Aquabana party Bana with a tent top with seating for up to 10 guests. TC’s standout charter program is renowned for its stellar crew and seven-star chef-guests can expect nothing less than an extraordinary experience when chartering onboard TC.


The 2020 Gulf Craft SANTOSH, measuring 108’ (32.92m) in length, offers a wonderful charter atmosphere with amazing alfresco areas and a charter-savvy crew. She benefited from a 2022 refit leaving her in primed condition. Entering her main salon, her floor-to-ceiling windows are complemented by intricate ambient lighting. Tasteful hints of color, from both furniture and artwork, are accompanied by an otherwise neutral color palette. SANTOSH seamlessly blends indoor and outdoor spaces; guests can enjoy movies in the main salon or a cup of coffee on the main deck aft. Her foredeck invites guests to lounge on the large U-shaped seating area or lay out on the oversized sunpad. A notable feature that sets SANTOSH apart is the giant inflatable projector screen, perfect for the ultimate alfresco movie night.


The 2019 95’ (28.95m) Benetti BELLA VITA is sleek and modern, boasting incredible volume for her size range. Her classic Benetti exterior styling blends well with her contemporary interior and furnishings. She features a lovely aft deck seating area for casual dining and a foredeck Jacuzzi. BELLA VITA’s interior is striking with full-length windows and chic furniture. There is a dramatic contrast of chromatic furnishings and light and dark oak parquet flooring. Her dynamic crew is adaptable to all sorts of charterers, be it family-oriented fun or a more formal holiday.

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.  Should you be interested in any of these yachts, on display at the 2023 Antigua Charter Show, please contact your preferred Northrop & Johnson charter broker.

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