BY Anna Cummins on 17 May 2023

Catch all the action on the Circuit this year from the comfort of your own private vessel

chartering a superyacht during the Monaco Grand Prix

Chartering a superyacht during the Monaco Grand Prix

There’s perhaps no better time to charter a superyacht than during the Monaco Grand Prix.

This highly anticipated annual event, which this year takes place from 26-28 May 2023, brings together the world’s elite in the heart of the French Riviera, offering a unique and glamorous atmosphere on The Rock. It marks the unofficial second event of the Mediterranean yachting season, after the Cannes Film Festival.

By chartering a superyacht during the 2023 Monaco Grand Prix, you can immerse yourself in the excitement and luxury of the races while enjoying unparalleled views of the action on the Circuit de Monaco from the comfort of your own private vessel.

Whether you’re a motorsport enthusiast or simply seeking an unforgettable experience, chartering a superyacht during the Monaco Grand Prix is one way to create memories that will last a lifetime.


Okto offers plenty of va va voom with its sleek design and impressive 66-metre size. Built by Italian shipyard ISA Yachts in 2014, Okto has become synonymous with luxury on the open waters thanks to its distinctive dark hull and large windows, with an exterior that evokes a luxury racecar — the perfect choice for the 2023 Monaco Grand Prix.

With expansive decks, including a sundeck with a Jacuzzi and bar, there’s plenty of room for relaxation and entertainment here. Inside, the interior design by Alberto Pinto showcases a blend of contemporary elegance and timeless allure, adorned with opulent materials like marble and exotic woods.

Accommodating up to 11 guests in five cabins, Okto offers panoramic views and additional amenities such as a gym, cinema room, and beach club. A mirrored staircase links the three decks, and an elevator connects every level. Available through Camper and Nicholsons.

Okto sleeps up to 11 from €480,000 per week.

Ventum Maris

Ventum Maris

Credit: Edmiston

Following a €6m refit in 2019, the Amels superyacht Ventum Maris is in peak condition and has several standout features for on-the-water entertaining.

Inside, a vast main salon is fitted with large picture windows, which bathe the centre of the space in natural light, while a stunning formal dining area aft connects seamlessly with the main deck. Seven cabins include a full-beam master suite with a private lobby, salon, office, and walk-in wardrobe, and two VIP cabins on the upper deck with queen-size beds. 

Out on the large sundeck, there is a Jacuzzi tub fanned by sunpads and a contraflow pool with a swim-up wet bar and removable stools for when guests want to make use of the resistance jets, as well as a projector and drop-down screen for a cinema under the stars. Ventum Maris’ beach club and approved RYA water sports centre is ideal for those that want to try out a raft of water toys, or hop aboard one of the trio of tenders, which includes two Yachwerft Meyers (one limo and one open), and a Zodiac RIB. 

Ventum Maris sleeps 12 from €550,000 per week (hosting up to 70 guests for events) and is available through Edmiston


DB9 is a luxurious Palmer Johnson Sport Yacht that is sure to stand out against the other yachts in Port Hercules. Indeed, with a sleek, metallic champagne exterior and sweeping curves, DB9 is one of the most distinctive yachts in the world.

Available through Worth Avenue Yachts, this PJ 170 offers accommodations for up to 12 guests in five lavish staterooms, each with an en-suite bathroom. 

The superyacht offers an expansive main salon with an elegant contemporary interior, a spacious sundeck with an open-air cinema and Jacuzzi, three separate pool areas including an 8-metre foredeck swimming pool, and an open aft deck with air conditioning, perfect for al fresco dining.

DB9 sleeps 10 from €275,000 per week. 


Victorious is a multi-award-winning superyacht renowned for its elegance and luxurious features. This exceptional vessel is a product of Turkish craftsmanship, built by Akyacht, and is available through Fraser Yachts.

Measuring an impressive 85 metres, Victorious has multiple decks, featuring luxurious amenities such as a sun deck with a Jacuzzi, spacious lounging areas, and a fully-equipped bar. The vessel is an entertainer’s dream, with a large beach club and wellness centre on the lower decks, complete with a swimming pool, two lounge areas, a hammam and spa.

Other key features include two lounge areas on the sun deck, one with a fireplace. Naturally, the interior of Victorious centres around luxurious materials, including fine woods, marble, and sumptuous fabrics.

This superyacht offers accommodation for 12 guests in elegantly appointed cabins. Victorious also boasts a wide variety of water toys and sports equipment.

Victorious sleeps 12 from €800,000 per week.


Grace credit Edmiston

Credit: Edmiston

The 52m Amels motor yacht Grace comes with a large interior volume, providing lots of space for socialising and unwinding — the perfect choice for chartering a superyacht during the Monaco Grand Prix if you want a slice of seclusion.

Guests can happily relax on the main deck aft for much of the day or head inside to the smart main salon for a cooling drink or relax on the huge L-shaped sofa. Flexible accommodation and wide exterior decks make the most of the outdoors, including a generous swim platform and a choice of sunbathing areas which can be used for parties.

For more cosy evenings, guests will love cinema nights upstairs in the full-beam sky lounge, which comes with a projector and drop-down cinema screen.

Grace sleeps 12 from €290,000 per week (hosting up to 25 for events), available through Edmiston.

The Wellesley

One of the largest yachts available to charter for the Monaco Grand Prix, The Wellesley is a remarkable 56.1-metre yacht from Oceanco. 

The Wellesley was originally built in the Netherlands by Oceanco in 1993, and underwent a comprehensive rebuild/refit by Sunrise Yachts in 2016. Interior designer Dennis Irvine, of Dennis Irvine Studios, was also responsible for the 1920s glamour that epitomises the renowned hotel of the same name.

TWW Yachts is offering this stunning vessel for charter, and guests will enjoy elegant interiors that exude a hotel-style ambience. The Wellesley boasts an array of top-tier amenities, including a cigar room and a jacuzzi fed by a waterfall. 

The Wellesley also boasts some of the largest open deck spaces of any 56m on the water – ideal for entertaining family and friends, or hosting corporate events and gatherings. 

The Wellesley sleeps 12 from €230,000 per week.


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