Outstandingly successful charter yacht EDESIA has developed a top reputation that certainly precedes her. This stylish 37m Benetti delivers a unique amalgamation of spacious comfort, fantastic facilities and an exceptional crew – all of which ensure guests want to return time and time again.
Built in 2014 by the renowned Italian yard of Benetti, the sleek design of this superb Classic 121 Series is thanks to Stefano Righini. Constructed in GRP to RINA class, she is MCA compliant, with twin 1,450hp MTU engines that deliver a cruising speed of 12 knots, top speed of 15 knots and range of 3,400 nautical miles at 11 knots.
The renowned style of Francois Zuretti echoes throughout her contemporary and bright interior, where space is maximised amidst a mood of sophisticated elegance. The glamorous main saloon, bathed in light thanks to the use of vast windows, makes use of natural materials where an array of textures create an air of comfort and relaxation. Dark and pale wooden panelling combine in the adjacent formal dining area, perfectly complemented by tonal blue fabrics that resonate with the mixed azure hues of the sea. Glass doors open to the full-width seating area aft, the perfect spot to kick back and enjoy sundowners in comfort. Two staircases aft connect to the swim platform where guests can easily access the many water toys and tender for hours of fun in the Med. One standout feature is the redesigned foredeck area which provides a spacious social hub with two large sunpads and relaxed table seating, together with spectacular views when cruising.
The modern upper deck sky lounge is a luxurious indoor retreat with widescreen TV, shaped lounging sofa, plus an area that is ideal for games time. Sliding glass doors open out onto the wide aft deck aft complete with luxurious dining and seating plus a comfortable relaxation zone. Popular hotspot is the sun deck, where the forward Jacuzzi affords sensational views whilst enjoying a refreshing dip surrounded by sunbathing cushions. Aft a variety of loungers offer the opportunity to soak up the sun in style while the casual dining area is superb option for alfresco socialising.
Accommodation is for up to ten guests, plus two children, in five well-appointed staterooms. The spacious master suite features a king size bed together with his and hers walk-in dressing rooms and panoramic views thanks to the continued feature of large windows. There are port and starboard VIP staterooms, plus two twin staterooms each with Pullman berth (for children), all with en suite bathrooms.
There is an endless array of water toys on EDESIA which simply enhance her appeal. The slide and Seabobs have consistently proved a huge hit with guests, while the various inflatables and tows deliver many hours of fun and laughter.
EDESIA is renowned for her committed, professional crew who deliver superb service alongside great enthusiasm – every charter is personal and memorable. For Captain Stefan Czuplak this is his third summer leading the diverse team, with an energetic deck crew ready to assist with water sports, hiking trips or even some cycling and the stewardesses ready to offer a warm welcome to ensure guests feel instantly at home. With the yacht named after EDESIA, the Roman goddess of food and presiding over banquets, it is fitting that award-winning Chef, Oscar de los Rios, returns for his second year on board. Delivering a stunning range of top quality, delicious dishes that are beautifully presented, guests can look forward to a superb culinary experience.
Recently the owner of EDESIA has taken a number of advanced steps to ensure peace of mind for charter guests in relation to Covid-19. UVC sterilizing lights have been installed in some of the air conditioning ducting in order to effectively kill viruses, and a heavy-duty Ozone generator is used rigidly to sanitize between charters. Additionally, her top-level crew receive daily health checks, so with these extra observations, guests can be assured of the utmost protection and care
It is clear to see that EDESIA is packed with options for socialising, entertaining and relaxation while her range of facilities and water toys are a huge draw. It is no wonder that great accolades from delighted charter guests just keep on coming, proving that this truly special combination of yacht and crew will deliver the very best charter in the Mediterranean.
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