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Private Yacht Charter or Day Boat Rental On The Riviera

Renting a boat on the Cote d’Azur is a unique way to see the stunning French Riviera coastline. Do you like speed? Renting a boat provides an adrenaline rush. If you would rather go at a leisurely pace, a private yacht charter or day boat rental on the Riviera can be more relaxing. For those who enjoy swimming and snorkeling there are plenty of pretty coves on the French Riviera to pull your private rental boat into. If you want to show off, 212 Yachts will easily arrange this, with yachts that will turn heads at the best party beaches and restaurants on the Riviera.

Keen on culture? Many French Riviera marinas are within short walking distance from quaint towns, including Villefranche sur Mer, Antibes and St Tropez, to name but a few. A private yacht charter or day boat rental on the French Riviera offers so much to choose from. Moreover, as it is private, you can decide what you would most like to do. There are over 100 miles of the most extravagant, expensive and luxurious coastline in the world on the French Riviera, waiting to be discovered from your own private yacht charter. The French Riviera coastline provides over 30 ports. From pretty seaside villages, to flashy towns such as Saint Tropez, Monaco and Cannes.

Here are some of the best options to fulfill your yachting dreams on the French Riviera.

Beneteau 49 GT – Private Yacht On The Riviera

It boasts a spacious swim platform for safe diving and an easy watch over the french waters without getting wet. After many tiring adventures in the waters, there is a comfortable and shaded seating area to host a perfect lunch.

For a quiet afternoon nap or to escape the summer heat for a couple hours, this boat offers beautiful, modern interiors equipped with large beds and a fully air conditioned atmosphere.

The Beneteau 49 GT will guarantee you adventure and relaxation in equal measures!

This yacht is perfect for a family day at sea.

Van Dutch 55

The Van Dutch 55 is world-renowned for its modern, minimalistic and chic aesthetic. This motorboat is guaranteed to turn heads wherever you may take it along the French Riviera.

The low design of its exteriors will ensure its guests a 360 view of the sea at all times and with a high quality, built-in music system, it is a boat which creates the perfect atmosphere for an unforgettable day on the water.

The Van Dutch 55 includes a retractable electric bimini feature. This ensures shade from the sun when the guests need a break, without taking away from its beauty.

The Van Dutch 55 is a very well know luxury boat. It is the epitome of luxury.

Fortuna Star

This fantastic yacht is part of the popular Sunseeker Manhattan range. In other words, her comfort and smart features guarantee successful day and weekly charters.

Fortuna Star boasts water toys on board for the adventurous, a two-tier saloon with a stocked bar for the party-goers, and three cosy dining options for those who came to relax and enjoy some delectable french cuisine.

Fortuna Star offers comfort and fun!


Oceans 5 is a very unique super yacht which combines high end luxury and high performance. Its builder, Venetian ‘Dalla Pietà’, is very exclusive so you will not find a similar yacht along the French Riviera!

Moreover, this yacht has a selection of more than 16 water toys on board and a selection of wide lounging areas, in and away from the sun. Even during the nights or bad weather days, you are never too far from the nature that surrounds you with the sunroof that gives you a lookout into the Mediterranean sky.

Oceans 5 has modern engines with up to 30 knots of cruising speed and her interiors were refit in 2017. She truly is a performance yacht!

Oceans 5 is popular for both day and weekly charters.

For more information on the endless possibilities of chartering a private yacht or a rental boat on the French Riviera, contact us directly! We are experts in private yacht charters and day boat rentals on the French Riviera and we would be delighted to assist in bringing your chartering dreams to life.



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Jenny Caird, originally from Ireland, is the founder and CEO of 212 Yachts (and charter expert), applying her passion for customer service, with incredible client satisfaction, to create an ambitious, highly reputable and respected business. Whatever your query is, Jenny offers solutions with a smile. With her motivation and dedication to ensuring the yacht owners and clients 212 Yachts work with are 'wowed', Jenny and her team add the extra degree in yachting.

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