10 of the Best Destinations to go Yacht Spotting

Superyachts are always on the move, sometimes you may be lucky to spot one docked in a port or out in sea while on vacation, but if you really want to up your chances, here are the best places to start.

10. The North Sea

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The superyacht Flying Fox has been spotted in the off the cost of Norway many times in the past.. The $400 million dollar yacht is one of the largest in the world at 136 metres (446ft)

9. Turkey

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Hotspots to spot superyachts in Turkey include Bodrum, Fethiye, Antalya and of course Istanbul along the Bosphorus strait. The epic 101m I Dynasty has recently been spotted there.

8. Greek Islands

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With hundreds of islands and beautiful coastal towns to explore, Greece is one of the best places in the world to go yacht spotting. The majestic Dream superyacht, owned by George Prokopiou, has been seen here frequently.

7. French Riviera

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One of the most glamorous yachting destinations in the world, the French Riviera. Picturesque villages and cute beach resorts with sandy beaches make this a must go destination. The astounding 140m and $300 Million superyacht Ocean Victory has been spotted here on numerous occasions.

6. Rhode Island

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Dating back to the 1700’s, Newport is one of the oldest ports in North America and is an important seaport. Many superyachts frequent here around the year, including the spectacular $180 Million Lady Lara.

5. Dubai

With more than 30 billionaires currently living in Dubai, it’s no surprise this is one of the best destinations to go yacht spotting. You can see superyachts such as the $500,000,000 “Dubai” and also Amadea here.

4. Florida

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A gateway to the Caribbean, Florida is home to many important ports and some amazing yachts. The $120 million Excellence frequents here on many occasions.

2. The Caribbean

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Popular yachting destinations include the Bahams and US Virgin Islands, as well as many more in the West Indies. Kismet has been spotted recently in the US Virgin Islands. It is known for being one of the most expensive yachts to charter, at $1.2 Million Per Week.

1. Gibraltar

One of the best places on earth to consistently spot superyachts, epic yachts such as the Kaos and the largest yacht in the world, Azzam are seen here on a regular basis.

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