Top 10 Yachts To Charter in Malta – Motor vs Sailing Yachts

Top 10 Yachts To Charter in Malta – Motor vs Sailing Yachts
Updated on
March 2, 2023

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Are you looking for a reputable Malta Motor Yacht, Sailing Yacht Charter company to hire/rent a boat for a day or more, with skipper service to help you venture the beautiful sea around the Maltese Islands?

Then you are in the right place. If you need to rent or charter a boat or yacht, we will be able to help you for any period of time, starting from one day to a full week, or more. Our service caters to families, friends on vacation, couples on holiday or honeymoon, larger groups, corporate events and generally any type of unit.

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We strive to provide an exceptional and professional service. We will ensure that your vacation in Malta is worth remembering and one to cherish. The yachts you can rent on Welcome Center Malta are all professionally maintained and ensured to provide a safe and fun yachting experience.

We take care of every single detail while renting our motor yachts and sailing boats.

It is worth mentioning that the best way to enjoy the Maltese Islands is to spend a day out at sea, as you will get to enjoy the sun and Maltese coast on uninterrupted crystal clear waters. Having ample experience in the area, we will be able to offer you guidance on the requirements of renting a motor yacht and sailing boat. At the same time, we will help you decide on the type of yacht to go for, depending on your occasion and needs.

This advice is particularly important to people who intend to entertain their business associates or clients, and those who want to build rapport among their employees. With our help, you will be able to offer them a unique experience that they will never forget.

Touring the Maltese Coastline

Malta is located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, and when chartering a yacht, you will get to experience some of the best views of the island. The beaches offer beautiful golden sand, the cliffs are magnificent, and the bays are small, yet breath-taking.

You will also get a taste of the local history when visiting the harbors. Yacht chartering is one of the best ways to truly experience Malta. Another major opportunity when chartering a yacht is that you will get the opportunity for diving and snorkeling in Maltese waters. You will be surprised to see how clean and clear the water is!

Read our guide for the Best Destinations to explore with a Yacht Charter in Malta

There is a wide range of yachts to charter in Malta and depending on your wishes, you can opt for a sailing yacht or a motor yacht charter. Also, depending of the size of the yacht, some also carry dinghies that will allow you to explore the smaller caves in the area.

5 MostPopular Charters in Malta

Day Charter - With this option, you will be able torelax the day away in the yacht. In the course of the day, you can go throughthe coves and lagoons as you enjoy various water sports.

Multi-day Charter - If you need to spend more than asingle day on the yacht, go for this option. It will take you through the coastof Malta, Gozo, and Comino. You will be able to spend the night on one of thetop yachts to charter in Malta.

Special Events Charter - You might need to rent theyacht for a wedding proposal, photo session, birthday celebration, or any othertype of event.

Bare boat charters - If you are experienced with steering a ship, you can choose this option. You will have the freedom of driving the yacht yourself! Our sailing yachts will come fully equipped for your charter in Malta.

Corporate yacht charters - For conferences, co-worker meetings, and office parties, this option will not disappoint. With our help, you will be able to set up one of the most memorable sailing experiences for you and your team, on a yacht charter in Malta.

Considerations when Chartering A Yachtin Malta

Here are a few things you should remember when selecting a yacht to charter in Malta:

The total number of people - The type of yacht you select has to suit the number of people you are planning to bring on board. A motor yacht will typically suit small groups while a sailing yacht will accommodate larger populations. If you plan to stay on board for long, you will need extra space for sleeping.

Type of yachts - The yachts don’t just differ insize; they also have different cruising speeds, comfort and luxury.

Safety – When at sea, safety should be the highestpriority. Check out the government’ssafety checklist, before going out at sea.

Weather – The weather is a major deciding factor whether you will be able to charter a yacht or not. When planning, ensure you check the weather forecast in advance. Check out Malta’s weather forecast here.

Services - All our ships come with various services. They come with full crews that help you care for yourself and other people on board. The sailors are also well trained and have many years of experience. This means you can be sure everything will go as planned.

Choosing Between a Motor or SailingYacht in Malta

As you make your decision on the type of charter to go with, you will have to choose between a motor yacht and a sailing yacht. These two options come with their own advantages, so you have to research them thoroughly before making your decision. We summarised the main differences for you. Additionally, we will feature some of the top yachts in Malta for motor and sailing.

Motor Yacht Charter in Malta

A combination of power, luxury and comfort. A Motor Yacht Charter in Malta is excellent for business as well as casual occasions. As a luxury yacht, this option will impress your guests and will let you enjoy time away from the public eye. Our motor yacht charters in Malta come with all the modern facilities you may expect. They have luxurious dining options and strive to offer the utmost comfort. You can cook your own food in the kitchen, use a modern bathroom, or lounge in the sun. If you go for a larger boat, you will even get to enjoy a number of additional facilities. In some yachts you can also find a jacuzzi and lounge area.

5 Best Motor Yachts to Charter in Malta

Sunseeker Portofino 40
sunseeker portofino 40

Accommodates up to 8 Day Guests

A beautiful yacht that offers ample opportunities. Its sizeallows you to explore any bays on the coast of Malta and Gozo, with ease and isalso equipped with a small dinghy which allows you to explore tighter spots andcaves. The Swimming platform is hydraulic, and this allows you to have abeautiful surface to soak up the sun. One of the most exciting features of thisyacht is that with just a touch of a button, you can open the hard top,converting it into an open boat.

Sunseeker Manhattan 55
Sunseeker Manhattan 55

Accommodates up to 12 Day Guests

A yacht that guarantees smooth and effortless glide through the Maltese waters. The Sunseeker Manhattan 55 is one of the most sought-after yachts to charter in Malta, due to its size and many cool features that it offers. It offers a flybridge which is suitable for seating up to 9 people for a fresh Mediterranean lunch. Chartering a yacht in Malta does not come much better than this, you have the ability to anchor in the heart of the Blue lagoon and you can go and enjoy a secluded bay with no one else in sight.

When it comes to accommodation, onthis yacht, it has 3 cabins which allows up to 6 people to sleep comfortably.

Sunseeker Predator 57

Accommodates up to 10 Day Guests

An aggressive style, yet highly luxurious.Despite the yacht being very comfortable, it is designed to plough through thewater with ample power and stability. With this boat, you can easily sail up toSicily or surrounding locations, while being spoiled in absolute luxury. In2017, the Predator 57, became an award-winning yacht.

The yacht is equipped with a large sundeck, seating area and interior saloon.

Sunseeker Predator 62

Accommodates up to 8 Day Guests

The perfect yacht charter in Malta.The Predator 62 has a similar aggressive design like the 57, but even on alarger scale. The 62-foot yacht is famous for offering the perfect combination ofimpeccable performance, speed and comfort. The boat offers large outside deckfor sunbathing and a dining area for that ‘Al Fresco’ experience.

The yacht is equipped with a BBQ to grillfresh sea food, fridges to house the chilled crisp wine and a hydraulic platformthat lowers down to 1 meter into the water. A yacht charter not to be missed.

Sunseeker 86
Sunseeker 86

Accommodates up to 12 Day Guests

Cut through the waves with this magnificentbeast! The Sunseeker 86 is the top of the range yacht that offers an exquisite26.6 metres of pure British luxury. This yacht is designed for the ultimatecharter experience for any guests that wish to get the best experience while inMalta. The Sunseeker 86 can easily host a medium sized group and it boats aninnovative exterior space and a highly luxurious interior design.  Due to its large size, this yacht is alsoideal for over night and long stay charters.

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Sailing Yacht Charters in Malta

If you want to go to the further parts of the sea, you should go for this option. This will allow you to sail quietly to the middle of the sea as you enjoy the cool breeze and relaxing atmosphere. The atmosphere is ideal for business and casual needs. A sailing yacht is larger compared to a motor yacht and is also capable of offering more modern amenities. If you are planning to set up a business meeting, you will also be able to use the fully equipped office space where you can sign major deals on behalf of your company. You can learn more about these yachts here.

5 Best Sailing Yachts to Charter in Malta


Accommodates up to 6 Day Guests

Peaceful, reliable and easy to manoeuvre. The Vision 46makes sailing the Maltese waters and effortless experience. It is designed forindividuals that wish to remain on the yacht for a long period of time without sacrificingany luxuries. Despite not being one of the larger models, the Vision 46 hasspace for anything you need.

BAVARIA Nautitech 40

Accommodates up to 8 Day Guests

An Open Sailing Yacht which offers the perfect balancebetween lifestyle and performance. Between the two hulls, it has a trampolinewhich offers great sunbathing opportunities while being as close as you canpossibly be to the water. In this new design, the deck saloon and cockpitlounge have been combined, offering a large open space.


Accommodates up to 6 Day Guests

This sailing yacht is renowned for itsunbeatable level of interior comfort. However, this is not the only great feature.The Oceanis 55 is designed to offer an impeccable sailing experience for bothexperienced and first time sailors.  Itcan effortlessly glide through challenging waters giving you and your guests asmooth and relaxing sailing experience.

Oceanis 62

Accommodates up to 8 Day Guests

Best described as, Spectacular art on water. The large Oceanic62 offers an elegant sailing experience in combination with a large exteriorand interior spaces. The innovative layout of the yacht boasts a large hull, withthe ability to sail through any waters in and out of Maltese waters.

hanse 588

Accommodates up to 6 Day Guests

This beautiful sailing boat is thecombination of sport, elegant aesthetics, dynamic agility and a sophisticated design.The Hanse 588 is designed by the globally renowned yacht constructionengineers, judel/vrolijk & co. It offers a high-performances when sailingat high speeds, while ensuring safety.

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Put your mind at ease with Welcome CenterMalta

When working with us, your role will be limited to lounging and relaxing on the yacht. Just let us know what you need and how you want the event to be organised. Make sure you bring all your amenities and personal belongings, then you can leave the rest to us. In case you need help from our team, make sure you contact us for help. The key goal of our team is to make sure you have the best experience on the Mediterranean Sea.

You can fill our contact form and enjoy our unparalleled yacht chartering service. You can also reach us on or +356 79334948

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