Chartering a luxury yacht is like having your own private floating resort with no need to go ashore. Everything you could wish for is there. For some this may be a sun lounger to recline on or gourmet cuisine to savour. For others, however, nothing beats the thrill and excitement of burning up some energy on, under or hovering above the water on a high-tech gizmo. Here's our pick of some of these toys.
Chartering a mega yacht is the ideal time to try your hand at a new gadget whether that be learning to operate a drone from your deck chair or taking a leap and diving to the depths in a submersible.
Here we cover the most covetable superyacht toys that enhance the charter experience for young and the not so young charter guests.
This flying personal watercraft works just like a flying jet ski, yet is easier than riding a bike. Internal sensors and electronics make the necessary adjustments to keep the unit level and steady, even when riders shift their weight.
Manta5 Hydrofoiler XE-1
The world’s first Hydrofoil e-Bike that replicates the cycling experience on water, the Hydrofoiler XE-1 gives you the freedom to ride over lakes, rivers, and ocean. The Hydrofoiler XE-1 features three electric assist modes: Training (low), Cruise (medium) and Performance (high), allowing you to choose how you want to ride and can reach speeds up to 13mph (20kmh) on flat water.
From teens to adults, everybody can master the Flyboard Pro – the next generation of personal watersports equipment that has you flying above the water. With a simple and sturdy connection to a jetski or personal water craft, Zapata's hydroflyers can have you shooting skywards in four forms – hoverboard, jetpack, flyboard and soon to launch, the Flyride.
Sublue Whiteshark underwater scooter
Effortlessly swim among coral reefs with the Sublue Whiteshark Mix, the world’s smallest sea scooter. It features a propulsion system consisting of two independently developed and evenly equipped propellers on both sides, enabling speeds of over 5 kmh. It is rated to a maximum depth of 130 feet and the battery allows around 30 minutes of play time.This ergonomic, portable device even has a GoPro mount on the bottom for documenting your undersea adventure.
A totally new way to ride the water using the latest of modern technology. This electric hydrofoil surfboard is quiet, fast and emission free. It's innovative and exciting fun allowing you to glide silently across the water without making a wake on nearly any surface of water. You can achieve speeds of up to 25 mph easily controlled by a wireless bluetooth hand controller. It provides the perfect balance between stability and maneuverability so riders of all levels can lean, carve, and edge with ease. Check out the eFoil in action in this video:
Hammocraft SUP Kit
What could be more relaxing than time on the water on a SUP? A well-earned break swinging in the hammock aboard your SUP, of course! The Hammocraft floats on rivers, rapids, ocean swell and slow rivers. The SUP Kit is built on inflatable paddle boards, enabling you to enjoy them with or without hammocks.
Platypus Submersible Watercraft
Developed for the exploration of shallow water, the Platypus can be used on or under the water and is basically a trimaran with a central floating pod that is connected to the top floats by rocker arms. It allows passengers to navigate underwater and is powered by two outboard electrical motors. Air is provided for the passengers of the pod through an integrated electric air compressor in the floats which eliminates the need for a tank.
SEABOB F5 SR with Camera
More features and more power make the Seabob F5 SR a high-performance water toy. There ae seven power levels for cruising through the water at a relaxed pace in a low gear right up to 20kmh underwater or 22kmh on the surface. It has the SEABOB Camsystem with two integrated cameras for recording the action, a built-in storage system and a Wi-Fi transmission module. The two rear fins improve the manoeuvrability during diving excursions.
Navatics MITO Underwater Drone
The Navatics MITO remotely operated vehicle (ROV) boasts a camera, a remote-control system, and a waterproof battery in an animal-friendly form that’s compact, easy to use and stable for steady vision. This little unit captures your sea adventures, marine life, family fun for reliving your charter memories, and can be used by crew for hull or depth checks.
Mako Slingshot Jetboard
The new generation jetboard, the Mako Slingshot means you can surf on all bodies of water. From beginners to pros, the Mako Jetboard offers you a versatile riding experience for those who seek an adrenaline-fuelled adventure.
For further information about the luxury charter superyachts which carry a substantial arsenal of water toys, or are capable of carrying such toys, please contact the crewed yacht specialists at Luxury Charter Group. We will be able to advise which are the best charter mega yachts for you to consider based on what water toys you are most interested in.
Disclaimer: Not all charter yachts have these toys. It is sometimes possible to rent them at an additional cost although these may be subject to delivery / re-delivery fees and it is necessary to check with the Captain about the ability of your chosen charter yacht to carry these additional toys.
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