Luxury Boats Laconia NH
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If you can't resist the call of the sea, but have claustrophobic reactions to cramped quarters or doubt your seafaring skills, you don't have to give up your dream of a water-based vacation. Luxury yachts and spacious houseboats can provide you with floating accommodations without sacrificing comfort or safety.
While yachts include day, weekender, cruiser and racing versions, luxury yachts spring to mind when you think of personal cruise ships. These floating mansions are not the small racing yachts you see darting around the harbor during regattas. Instead, these large liners verge on nautical hotels, hosting several people for a week without touching shore. Sometimes called super-yachts or even mega-yachts, these elite vessels can cost millions.
Technically, luxury yachts are privately owned but professionally crewed. Some can be chartered for vacations, with price tags starting at $10,000 a week and skyrocketing from there. As private luxury yachts increase in popularity, custom boat builders and yacht charter brokers become increasingly common. Once almost unheard of, these professionals can make or locate the craft of your dreams.
Living in the Lap of Luxury
Luxury yachts start at 100 feet and can reach the size of cruise ships. Features become more elaborate with size, but most super-yachts include three to five decks with add-ons limited only by your imagination: Jacuzzis, gyms, indoor theatres, swimming pools, sun decks, dining rooms, guest rooms with en suites and, of course, quarters for the crew you'll need.
These barges are designed for living, not sailing . Although the idea of floating houses used to conjure up images of Asia or India , houseboating in America is on the rise thanks to Lake Cumberland, Kentucky and not Tom Hanks in Sleepless in Seattle .
Ideal for all ages, houseboating can provide a family vacation like no other. While these domestic vessels can range fr...