Yorkshire Times
A Voice of the North
Phil Hopkins
Arts & Travel Editor
9:00 AM 25th June 2020

Private Butler & Chef On Your Own Luxury Yacht!

diYachting’s flagship yacht, the newly re-fitted Vivid, is setting sail for the UK and will be available to charter from 11th July.

And, if you need a little luxury downtime after the chaos of Covid, then expect no less than your own personal butler and chef as you set sail with up to six people on board.

With UK holidays on the rise as travellers look closer to home for that long-awaited summer holiday, Vivid offers the perfect private getaway for families and friends looking to explore the stunning English coastline by luxury yacht.

The 88ft Vivid sailing yacht, which comes with three crew members, promises exceptional on-board service.

Available for guests to book from 1st July, travel restrictions dependent, Vivid has put a number of subtle health and safety measures in place to ensure the comfort and safety of its guests as well as flexible cancellation policies so guests can book with confidence this summer.

On-board VIVID
There are three individually designed guest cabins
with en-suite bathrooms, sleeping up to six guests. Spread across two decks, Vivid boasts a spacious living area with an L shape sofa on one side and dining table for seven on the other, a main deck saloon offering 360-degree views and sitting up to 10 people, a plunge pool on the recessed deck and an exquisite selection of custom-made marquetry artwork specially commissioned from Saint-Tropez based artist Georges Cabot.

To complete the offering, Vivid also comes with a selection of watersports equipment guaranteed to keep each individual on board entertained, including x2 paddleboards, wakeboard, two-person towable ringo, snorkelling equipment and a trawling rod and small rods for any fishing enthusiasts. This spacious superyacht is a true globetrotter having sailed around the world twice and offers guests the perfect vessel for an ocean adventure this summer.

Discover the UK – Itinerary
This summer season, guests can expect an unforgettable journey exploring the southern coasts of England on board Vivid. Put the sails up and discover the hidden coves of Cornwall or the magical coastlines of the Solent with Captain Patrick at the helm. Vivid’s itinerary includes:

July; guest will board Vivid in the Pendennis Marina in Falmouth and from there expeditions include a multitude of options, from day trips to St Mawes, Dartmouth, Exmouth sailing along the stunning River Exe, Poole and Christchurch to overnight excursions to the Scilly Isles, the Channel Islands and beyond.
August, September, October: guests can expect to board Vivid along The Solent coastline, spanning 241 miles. Drink in the wonders of the Isles of Wight stopping of at Cowes and Yarmouth. Explore Lymington and the River Beaulieu from the comfort of the spacious deck. Possible trips to France later in the summer may also be available, travel restrictions dependent.
Minimum stay is four nights. Prices start from £20,000 all-inclusive except special request fine wines and champagne.

Weekly rates start from £30,000 all-inclusive except special request fine wines and champagne.