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Emperio Yachting: A Proud New Member of the International Yacht Brokers Association (IYBA)

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Emperio Yachting is proud to share a monumental milestone in our journey of providing unparalleled yachting experiences. We are elated to announce our recent induction into the esteemed International Yacht Brokers Association (IYBA). This membership symbolizes our relentless drive for excellence and cements our place amongst the leaders of the yachting industry.

Why is this Membership Important?

The IYBA stands as a beacon of professionalism, ethical business practices, and advanced industry knowledge in the world of yachting. Joining this elite organization signifies that Emperio Yachting aligns with these gold standards, striving continuously to elevate our offerings.

Benefits to Our Clients:

Global Network Access: Being part of the IYBA allows us to tap into an expansive global network. Whether you’re looking to acquire a particular yacht or find the right buyer, our newly extended reach ensures that we connect you to the right opportunities across the globe.

Cutting-Edge Industry Knowledge: Regular seminars, workshops, and updates from IYBA ensure that we stay ahead of industry trends. We’re equipped with the latest insights on regulations, technological advancements, and market trends, ensuring that our clients are always a step ahead.

Assured Ethical Conduct: Our association with the IYBA reinforces our commitment to transparency, integrity, and ethical business practices. Every transaction and interaction with Emperio Yachting carries the stamp of IYBA’s high standards.

Further Enhancing the Emperio Experience:

Our commitment has always been to deliver exceptional experiences on the waves. Our IYBA membership further strengthens our mission, ensuring that every yacht charter, purchase, or sale through Emperio Yachting is supported by global expertise and world-class standards.

Future Horizons:

As we navigate the vast ocean of possibilities, our association with the IYBA promises to bring about collaborative initiatives, expanded offerings, and deeper insights. Emperio Yachting is set on a course to not just meet, but surpass the ever-evolving needs and desires of our esteemed clientele.

We invite you to embark on this exciting new chapter with us. With Emperio Yachting and the backing of IYBA standards, your yachting aspirations are in the most capable hands.

Emperio Yachting Alliance Wins Best Luxury Yacht Charter and Management Company for Second Consecutive Year

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Emperio Yachting Alliance, a leading name in the luxury yachting industry, has been recognized as the Best Luxury Yacht Charter and Management Company in Greece for the second year in a row at the prestigious Luxury Lifestyle Awards. This award is a testament to Emperio’s commitment to excellence and its dedication to providing extraordinary yachting experiences.

Over the past year, Emperio has built upon its previous successes, demonstrating remarkable growth and solidifying its position as a market leader. The company’s fleet management division has seen significant expansion, propelling it among the top three fleets in the East Mediterranean. Emperio’s fleet boasts an impressive array of prestigious charter yachts, crewed by top-tier professionals, ensuring unparalleled service to its esteemed clientele.

The past year has seen the addition of iconic vessels such as Aqua Libra, Sunseeker 131, and Admiral 47m Ethos to Emperio’s fleet. These state-of-the-art yachts epitomize luxury and sophistication, reflecting Emperio’s commitment to enhancing clients’ choices and their nautical experiences.

Emperio’s sales department has played a crucial role in the company’s growth, showcasing industry expertise and exceptional negotiation skills. The successful completion of the sale of M/Y PetraTara is a testament to the team’s capabilities. The company is also in the advanced stages of negotiating the sale of a 60m yacht and a new building contract, further solidifying its position as a market leader.

In terms of charter sales, Emperio has achieved an astounding 300% increase, a testament to the trust clients place in their top-notch services, exceptional yachts, and bespoke experiences. Two of its yachts have been selected for the esteemed Monaco Grand Prix for the second consecutive year, validating the company’s commitment to delivering world-class offerings.

Operationally, Emperio has demonstrated exceptional fleet management, achieving a record 99.3% utilization rate with zero laytime or claims. This outstanding achievement underscores the company’s operational efficiency and unwavering commitment to client satisfaction.

Beyond their dedication to excellence in the luxury yachting industry, Emperio places great importance on their community. Over the past year, the company has made significant contributions, including donating police cars to local police departments and sponsoring Poseidonas Lyxouria, a new water polo team in Kefalonia.

Emperio’s remarkable achievements over the past year, including notable growth, industry recognition, and unwavering commitment to clients and the community, have culminated in their well-deserved victory at the Luxury Lifestyle Awards. This prestigious accolade serves as a testament to Emperio’s exceptional accomplishments and sets the stage for another year of industry-leading success.

Emperio Yachting is excited to welcome Ethos yacht, Admiral 47m, to our management fleet!

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We proudly welcome Ethos yacht to our management fleet!

Ethos yacht , originally known as Entourage was built by Admiral in 2014. She is a magnificent yacht with a volume of 499 GT. The exterior design of Ethos was a collaborative effort between LUCA DINI Design & Architecture and The Italian Sea Group’s in-house team. The interior was expertly designed by Dragana Maznic. The yacht boasts stunning features, including spacious decks, a beach club, and child-friendly amenities.

Featuring a steel displacement hull and an aluminum superstructure, Ethos yacht is a remarkable 47-meter tri-deck motoryacht with an impressive trans-ocean range of over 6000NM.

One of the highlights of yacht Ethos is the full beam skylounge salon on the upper deck, which offers breathtaking panoramic views through its full-height windows. Additionally, she features an opening balcony on the starboard side, creating an additional terrace for guests to enjoy peaceful nights at anchor. On the upper deck, there’s a lounge and sunbathing area, providing the perfect spot to admire the sea views. The sundeck area is expansive, featuring a corner bar, a large jacuzzi, a spacious dining table for ‘alfresco’ dinners, and ample sunbathing areas.

The yacht’s external areas are equally impressive, with an aft terrace on the upper deck for outdoor dining and a spacious lounge and reception area on the main deck. This area seamlessly connects to the aft beach club, accessible through the transom door. The beach club is also linked to the garage, where all the water toys are stored.

Inside, the main deck offers a remarkably spacious environment with sliding doors on both sides of the main salon, allowing plenty of natural light to flood the interior. This deck also houses the master suite, which includes a private gym, sauna, large master bathroom, office, and walk-in wardrobe. On the lower deck, there are four large guest cabins, two VIP cabins, and two double cabins that can be converted into twin or triple beds. Each cabin features a private ensuite bathroom adorned with luxurious materials.

The crew area is strategically located on both the main and lower decks. The main deck hosts the pantry and main galley, while the lower deck comprises four double crew cabins. To ensure privacy and discretion, a dedicated crew staircase is provided. Additionally, there is a second galley on the lower deck, along with laundry and cold storage facilities on the under lower deck.

Ethos yacht showcases a timeless design with a traditional white hull and superstructure, complemented by sleek matte black areas around the side windows. The full-height panoramic windows throughout the yacht fill the interior with natural light, offering guests unparalleled views of the surrounding beauty.

Supervised by Emperio Yachting Management Team, Ethos yacht will undergo a complete interior redesign and refit, along with the overhaul and update of all its engineering systems and she will be ready for charters in East Med in 2024

Contact us to learn more.

[SOLD] Emperio Yachting is delighted to announce the sale of PetraTara

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[SOLD] Emperio Yachting is delighted to announce the sale of PetraTara, Admiral Yacht 152’9 (46.55m) of 2014, with Savvas Kontrafouris of Emperio Yachting Alliance representing the Buyer and Richard Gray of IYC representing the Seller.

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Built in 2014, PetraTara is a magnificent yacht offering beautifully proportioned decks for exquisite indoor/outdoor living during a luxury yacht charter. She boasts sensational features such as a beach club and gym. PetraTara is the perfect choice for families, thanks to her child-friendly setup. She provides guest accommodation for up to 12 guests, including a master suite and two VIP cabins. With a total of 12 beds, including 1 king, 2 queen, 2 doubles, 2 pullmans, and 2 convertible beds, she ensures comfort and luxury. Additionally, she can accommodate up to 9 crew members, ensuring a relaxed yacht charter experience.

Congratulations to all involved!

A Spectacular Weekend at the Monaco Grand Prix 2023

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The Monaco Grand Prix 2023 – F1 Race, held from May 26th to May 28th, delivered an exhilarating showcase of speed, luxury, and excitement. Amidst a sea of opulent yachts, PERSEFONI and AQUA LIBRA, under the management of the Emperio Yachting Alliance, shone brightly as exclusive venues for experiencing this iconic event. These remarkable motor yachts not only provided charterers with an unrivaled view of the thrilling races but also played host to esteemed guests, including the MacLaren Formula 1 team and NBA players from the Phoenix Suns basketball team.

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The Monaco Grand Prix, renowned for its grandeur and elegance, lures motorsport enthusiasts and high society from around the globe. The narrow streets of Monte Carlo transform into an adrenaline-fueled racetrack, offering luxury yacht spectators a front-row seat to the action. Positioned strategically in the highly sought-after Zone 1, PERSEFONI provided charterers with an exclusive vantage point, adding an extra layer of exclusivity to their experience.

With meticulous attention to detail, our dedicated crew ensured an impeccable experience for our charterers. From the moment they stepped aboard PERSEFONI and AQUA LIBRA, every aspect was carefully tailored to exceed expectations. Gourmet cuisine, impeccable service, and an ambiance of refined luxury combined to create an unforgettable weekend.

The ultimate testament to our success lies in the satisfaction of our charterers, and we are elated to report overwhelmingly positive feedback. The thrill of witnessing the Monaco Grand Prix from the comfort and opulence of our yachts left them spellbound. We take immense pride in surpassing our charterers’ expectations, leaving a lasting impression that resonates long after the event concludes.

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The Monaco Formula GP proved to be an exceptional event, and under the management of the Emperio Yachting Alliance, PERSEFONI and AQUA LIBRA stood at the epicenter of the excitement. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our esteemed customers for their unwavering support, and eagerly anticipate welcoming them back aboard for future events where we will continue to curate remarkable experiences that seamlessly blend luxury, sport, and unforgettable moments.

Our yacht Persefoni will grace the Monaco Grand Prix

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For the 2nd consecutive year, our yacht Persefoni will grace the Monaco Grand Prix at Zone 1, proudly powered by the McLaren Racing Team.

We’re thrilled to be a part of this prestigious event once again and look forward to an incredible race weekend!

Emperio Yachting welcomes the magnificent Aqua Libra yacht

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Emperio Yachting is thrilled to extend a warm welcome to the magnificent Aqua Libra yacht, a Sunseeker 40m masterpiece, as the newest addition to our prestigious management fleet!

With her sleek design and unrivaled elegance, Aqua Libra epitomizes the epitome of luxury yachting. As she joins our esteemed collection, we are eager to showcase her breathtaking beauty and ensure that every voyage is nothing short of extraordinary.

Our dedicated team of experts is ready to provide impeccable service and support, ensuring that Aqua Libra and her discerning guests experience the utmost in comfort and enjoyment. Embark on a remarkable journey with Aqua Libra and discover the unparalleled allure of luxurious yachting under the expert care of Emperio Yachting.

Marcelo Almada enhanced the skills of Emperio’s yacht chefs

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Emperio Yachting aims to offer the ultimate experience for its guests. To achieve this, they invest in the training and development of their yacht crew. Recently, they brought in Marcelo Almada, a renowned world-class chef to impart his expertise in Sushi and Spanish Cuisine, enhancing the skills of their yacht chefs even further.

The culinary arts are constantly evolving, and Emperio Yachting’s commitment to continuous improvement ensures that their yacht crew is equipped with the latest techniques and knowledge. The chef’s teachings have proven to be an immense asset, allowing their yacht chefs to create dishes that are not only delicious but also visually stunning.

Well-trained and knowledgeable crew members are crucial to delivering the best experience for their guests, and at Emperio Yachting, this is a top priority. Their crew is dedicated to delivering exceptional service and cuisine and is always striving to exceed guests’ expectations in all areas, from the kitchen to the deck and guest areas.

In conclusion, investing in the training and development of their yacht crew is just one of the many ways Emperio Yachting aims to continuously improve and provide the best for their guests. The hard work and dedication of their yacht crew are essential to their commitment to providing an exceptional experience for all who embark on their yachts.

Emperio Yachting is celebrating a successful first year of operation

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Emperio Yachting is celebrating a successful first year of operation, presenting impressive results, despite the challenges we encountered, but having no impact on any business aspect or on our yachts.

Regardless its short period, Emperio was awarded, showed significant growth and quickly built a highly effective team on crewing, technical management, operations, logistics, accounting and legal, which is considered among the most effective in Greece.

Throughout its first year, the company focused on building a highly skilled team, investing in state-of-the-art cloud-based CRM, optimizing operations, building the brand’s reputation, earning new clients, building the best possible crew teams and achieving fleet operational supremacy.

In this context, our yachts managed to achieve excellency in services, very high utilization with no lay time in between, record chartering levels, no failures, no claims and managed to establish their brand name and increase their market position.

Emperio’s success is a great responsibility towards our clients, shareholders, business partners, our crews, and the market, and it is our commitment to continue working with even more passion and dedication, in order to bring added value and thrive in a sector that has so many fields for improvement.

We will continue to provide outstanding customer service, enforce rigorous operational standards, maintain a steadfast commitment to quality, trust and transparency.

Emperio was awarded as the Best Luxury Yacht Management Company in Greece

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Emperio Yachting Alliance P.C. is a luxury, boutique yacht management agency established by yacht-owners. Based in Greece, and operated by well-known ex-yacht captains, the company is the only entity of its kind where the yacht managers are shareholders too.

Always going the extra mile and offering additional services to their elite clients, Emperio has deservedly won Luxury Lifestyle Awards in 2022 for Best Luxury Yacht Management Company in Greece.