$ 120m luxury super-yacht spotted off Mykonos
A massive and luxurious super-yacht named “Cloudbreak” was spotted near the island of Mykonos on Monday.
The boat, which is one of the most opulent and well-equipped in the world, certainly caught the attention of anyone lucky enough to spot it off the coast of the island when it threw the ‘anchor.
Superyacht “Cloudbreak” drops anchor off Mykonos
The 72-meter (236-foot) vessel easily falls into the super-yacht category, being almost double the size of the smaller boats considered to fall under this title. “Cloudbreak” is also very well known around the world, having received an impressive list of accolades at the “World Superyacht Awards” in 2017.
The massive yacht comfortably accommodates 12 people, with a master bedroom that has a balcony with a bed for the possibility of sleeping under the stars. However, the majority of guests on Cloudbreak are accommodated in five cabins that can accommodate two people each.
She also has the capacity to carry 22 crew members in order to maintain the yacht and provide the level of service that exclusive guests of the boat have come to expect. The furnishings of the yacht are modern yet classic, creating a beautiful, luxurious and comfortable atmosphere inside.
The Cloudbreak has a beach club, helipad, swimming pool, garden, jacuzzi, gym and fireplace. The yacht also has recreational facilities, including equipment for water sports, on board. You can practice kitesurfing, jet skiing and wakeboarding while sailing the seas.
The yacht’s value has been estimated at 105 million euros ($ 203 million), but it is available for charters starting at just € 750,000 ($ 882,000) per week.
A video of the yacht by Mykonoslive.tv is shown below.
The island is a magnet for thousands of yachts, super yachts
Looking at the beach bays of Ornos or Psarou, it becomes clear that Mykonos has become this year one of the most popular destinations in the world for yachts and super-yachts. This trend has created what looks like parking for luxury ships designed for chic voyages on the water, as there are ships as far as the eye can see!
Normal markers of an increase in tourism, such as more arriving flights and increased ferry schedules, as well as increasing hotel bookings, do not account for the large number of private yachts. that cross the Aegean Sea. However, the increase is remarkable because it can be physically seen and counted just by looking at the water.
As an autonomous entity of transport, accommodation and often catering, yachting is a unique form of tourism which makes the impact on local economies in Greece difficult to calculate.
And why is Mykonos suddenly such a popular yachting destination?
The island has always had a reputation for having fun in the sun and celebrity-watching by the sea, with beach clubs and restaurants overflowing with champagne, top-notch cuisine and a clubbing scene that starts from sunset and ends after sunrise.
Many restaurants on local beaches have mooring lines in place so that their daytime patrons can tie up their ships as an added convenience to get to their meeting place. Most boats have their own tenders to transport their owners from one vessel to another.
The tenders even participate in the “bigger the better” boat competition, as some are simple five-foot motorized inflatable boats that can accommodate three; others are 20-foot-long, fiberglass inboard motor boats that can accommodate up to 12 people.
Almost all the beaches have temporary floating docks to facilitate the embarkation and disembarkation of their passengers, to avoid sinking into the sand or getting soaked by the sea.
Safety, freedom and the heatwave are probably the three main reasons for this sudden influx. Traveling on a private yacht also limits exposure to the coronavirus, of course – far more than using commercial flights or even staying in a five-star hotel.
As everyone has become more aware of being exposed to the disease unnecessarily, if people can afford it, they will use private means rather than those available to the general public.