BALISTA - Motor Yachts


Luxury Motor Yacht BALISTA charter brief:
BALISTA (46.7m / 153’) is a custom made, high-volume semi-displacement luxury Motor Yacht launched by Italian designer Shipyard Cantieri di Pisa back in 2013. Built out of composite material as a four deck super yacht, and essentially a completely new boat as it remained unused by original owner since her delivery, she was completed as the flagship model of the Pisa based shipyard. Super Yacht BALISTA was conceived by naval architect Carlo Galeazzi while her fine interior was styled by interior designer Mark Berryman. As such, luxury motor yacht BALISTA is a perfect choice for a family yachting holidays and luxury crewed yacht charter vacations in the Mediterranean islands. With room for 12 guests in 6 sumptuous staterooms, impressive interior design and features, state-of-the-art technology on board and plethora of water toys on board, BALISTA is a luxury crewed yacht charter boat of great value too. All distinguished yacht charter clients who are looking for a formal, yet fun, relaxing and adventurous, fully customised private, luxury Motor Yacht charter vacation within the East Mediterranean throughout summer seasons, should give this yacht their full attention. Luxury mega Yacht BALISTA offers accommodation for 12 yacht charter guests in 6 en-suite cabins, with bespoke itineraries usually covering all parts of the East Mediterranean, mostly between Athens, Mykonos and Santorini.

Tip:   Luxury mega yacht BALISTA is two years old, but practically new as it remained unused by her initial owner since her launch in 2013. She features a 7th cabin as the full beam VIP suite can be converted into a second en suite, through soundproof sliding doors, transforming adjoining lounge into a second cabin.

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About Luxury Mega Yacht BALISTA:
As any superyacht of this size, MY BALISTA is a genuine luxury crewed motor yacht, perfect for fully customised, private yachting holidays in the East Mediterranean. She has a refined Italian inspired interior with inviting custom-built furnishings, elegant and light coloured palette complimented with best of American Walnut woods and finest leather detailing. With finest and ultra modern, state-of-the-art facilities such as home cinema, SAT TV and fast speed wi-fi. She was designed as a versatile and appealing boat providing the owner nad all yacht charter guests with fabulous vistas from well protected shade in the main salon and the master cabin first and foremost. The full beam master suite in particular is designed with great attention to details in mind, with sliding wall separating the apartment into two separate suites with individual bathrooms if required.

Most of the time, yachtcharter guests on board of M/Y BALISTA will use her external deck spaces for socialising, entertainment or relaxing while internal deck spaces for formal dinners, hors d’0euvres and cocktails. Her very spacious living and dining areas are simply idea for relaxing and entertaining. During the day, the indoor space is mostly appreciated by those seeking useful shade from the strong Mediterranean sunshine with large windows and two upper deck balconies providing great locations for relaxing and entertaining or for enjoying spectacular views. In the very spacious deck areas, the yacht charter guests can enjoy wide open spaces and plenty of pre-installed features. Aft deck with its hard top shade is perfect for informal al-fresco dining and breakfasts while sundeck is perfect for sunbathing or stargazing when in a busy port or secluded anchorage alongside Cote d’Azur or Cote d’Provence in South of France. All four decks are full of luxury sunpads, perfectly placed sundeck Jacuzzi, well stocked bar, fully equipped beach club and with an open air BBQ amongst other facilities. Her fast cruising speed of near to 23kn with great fuel efficiency is a great feature too, in fact one that distinguishes her from many yachts of her size. Her accommodation is very flexible and with 10 members of crew who offer a high end luxury silver service on board, you can rest assured that choosing MY BALISTA as your choice for the next private yacht charter vacation in the South of France or Italian Riviera was a wise decision.

Luxury Motor Yacht BALISTA can accommodate up to12 yachtcharter guests in 6/7 luxuriously appointed en-suite cabins. The guests will have a total of 4 double and 2 twin cabins at their disposal. The master suite, which is spread across full width of the boat and located on main deck, is in fact a large apartment with king size, centre lined bed, a walk-in wardrobe, a settee with vanity, a safe and his and hers en suite. The suite is accessed through a large office/lobby area and features two en suite bathrooms. Similarly impressive VIP cabin has a king size double bed too, can be separated from the main cabin with a soundproof sliding doors, converting the apartment into two double en suite cabins.   On top, there are two double and two twin cabins with single beds, each featuring additional Pullman. All cabins are en-suite and with their own individual air con and audio-video entertainment systems and luxury en-suite toilets.

De-Luxe Motor Yacht BALISTA charter prices:
BALISTA Motor Yacht charter prices start at 150,000 Euros per week in low season, while high season prices are as high as 175,000 Euros or higher per week plus APA expenses as per regular MYBA terms. In some locations VAT can be charged on top and prices can be higher on special days such as NEW YEAR or during special events such as Monaco or Cannes Boat shows.  
Special offers, negotiated deals and last minute discounts are available on request.

Luxury motor yacht BALISTA is fully air conditioned throughout.
This is a non-smoking vessel.
BALISTA´s experienced Motor Yacht charter crew of up to 10 including the captain, have a separate head and shower and companionway.
Guests may not be allowed to bring pets on-board.

Luxury Motor Yacht TENDER:
Private charter yacht BALISTA carries a 5.7m Motor Yacht tender with 140hp Yamaha outboard on board

De-luxe Motor Yacht itineraries:
Private Motor Yacht BALISTA is usually offering de-luxe private yacht charter cruises around the breathtaking West Mediterranean coastline, mainly around Cannes and St Tropez. A typical one week or 10 day super yacht charter itinerary would start in Monaco and cover Portofino and San Remo in Italy as well as Cap d’Antibes, Lerin Islands, Porquerolles Islands, Pampelonne Plage and Gulf of St Tropez. The super yacht crew on board of MY BALISTA would also consider charters in the East Mediterranean or Adriatic Sea on request, mainly around Greek Saronic Gulf and Cyclades archipelago, throughout the summer season. One way and tandem charters in some parts of the Mediterranean and further afield may also be offered on request. Please enquire !

Apart from the luxury Motor Yacht BALISTA, an Akhir 153 Cantieri di Pisa yacht charter boat, we at can offer a great selection of other superyachts available for luxury crewed yacht charter. These include motor yachts, sailing yachts, crewed charter yachts,luxury goolets, sailing and powercatamarans, de-luxe gullets or megayachts and giga yachts. For a detailed quote, please fill out the following YACHT CHARTER REQUEST FORM or contact our experienced and friendly Motor Yacht Charter Team.

For more information, please contact us on +44 (0) 121 285 8010


Technical data

Type: Motor Yachts
Year built: 2013
Length: 46.57 meter
Beam: 8.74
Draft: 2.6
Cabins: 6
Guests sleeping: 12
Guests cruising: 12
Crew: 10
Cruising speed: 22.5
Max. speed: 25
Weekly Price from: 150,000.00 EUR
Location: Mediterranean


Luxury four deck Motor Yacht BALISTA (46.7m / 153’) was launched by Italian prestige shipyard Cantieri di Pisa back in 2013.  Always kept in excellent condition even though current owner did not use her since her launch and up to the year 2015, she accommodates up to 12 yacht charter guests sleeping in 1 Master suite, 1 VIP double suite, 2 luxury double and 2 twin cabins with single beds, both of which also have additional Pullmans. All cabins are en-suite and feature their own audio and visual entertainment systems. There are always at least 10 super yacht crew members on board including the captain. The yacht was also a Finalist at World Superyacht Awards 2014 as Semi-Displacement or Planning Three-Deck Motor yacht of 45m+.

This charter yacht mainly cruises at speeds of around 22.5kn, although it can also cruise at an economic speed of 12kn, and is normally offered for luxury crewed yacht charters within the West Mediterranean, mainly around French Cote d’Azur or Italian Riviera throughout the summer season. Her crew are happy to offer ONE WAY or TANDEM charters between other destinations including Sardinia and Corsica on request. Thanks to her very impressive and powerful twin MTU super Yacht engines totalling 4670hp each, during the right sea and wind conditions, she can reach maximum speeds of around 25kn. Her best features are stunning design in both interior as well as exterior, amazing facilities on board and top Super Yacht crew in this range.


Private charter yacht BALISTA can accommodate up to 12 yachtcharter guests in 6/7 en-suite cabins.

Cabin Configuration:
- 1 x full beam Owner/Master queen suite
- 1 x full beam VIP double bed suite, convertible with soundproof sliding doors into two double en suite cabins !
- 2 x double guest cabins, each with a Pullman
- 2 x Twin with single beds, each with a Pullman

There is also individual controlled air conditioning, SAT TV, iPhone dock and en-suite bathroom,
BALISTA is fully air conditioned throughout.
Her Motor Yacht crew of up to 10 including the captain, have separate crew quarters with heads and showers and have their own companionway.

Water sports

Luxury Motor Yacht BALISTA has an excellent selection of water sport toys on board.

These include:
- 1 x large 5.7m / 18.1ft super yacht tender with 140hp outboard,
- 1 x rescue tender
- 1 x Seadoo 3-seater waverunner
- SUP Paddleboards, Kayaks, Canoes on request
- Wakeboard
- Waterski
- Banana
- Donut
- Various inflatable toys
- Various Adult and Child size Snorkels
- Fishing equipment
- Swimming platform
- At the moment - Rendezvous Diving only.
- Waverunner, Jet Ski’s, FlyJetBoard, Sea Bobs and other toys may be available on request.
- Windsurf, Kayaks, SUP paddle boards, Mountain Bikes etc, may be offered on request
- Floating pools, Superyacht Water slides, Waterparks could be arranged on request
- Giant inflatable MANTA RAY
- Inflatable raft, toys and water animals, Halyard flying, Spinnaker pole swinging all on request and if available
- Cabanas, Trampolines, nets, balance beams, swings and slides or sea-rockers could be arranged on request
- Submarine and Sub Aqua Toys, SeaBobs and other similar toys may be arranged on request
- A massage therapist can be invited on board throughout the charter as well yet a guest cabin would have to be allocated.


Private charter yacht BALISTA has an excellent selection of entertainment facilities on board:

This includes:
- A full suite of state-of-the-art audio and visual and entertainment systems in all guest lounges, and staterooms
- Kaleidescape music and film library system
- SAT LCD TV in salon and all cabins
- Wi-Fi available throughout the yacht
- Sony Home cinema and PS3 in salon
- Extensive DVD / CD library
- Various Board games, card and el. games
- Onboard BBQ on Fly, Water maker / Icemaker
- Jacuzzi Dip pool on sundeck

- A full suite of Navigation certified amenities and equipment, all officially recognised by ABS and MCA accreditation bodies
- Radar / Chart Plotter RL70RC
- Autopilot ST 7001 Plus
- Marine VHF Raymarine 230 DSC (main station at wheelhouse, repeater on fly)
- SATCOM with digital Trac Vision G6 from KVC
- KVH Trac Net 2.0 Mobile High-speed wi-fi internet system
- GSM Mini M / Phone-Fax-E-mail
- SSB radio
- EchoSounder
- Satellite EPIRB
- Wi-Fi – high speed internet
- Internet, Fax/copier/scanner
- Magnetic Compass & Mobil VHF Radio

Charter Flights:
On request, we can arrange private charter flights to the closest airports, including Nice and Marseille and for all yacht charter guests on board of BALISTA yacht.

Luxury Airport transfers:                          
Luxury helicopter or limousine and de-luxe air-conditioned van transfers from any of the French and Italian airports, directly to the nearest bay or port for all our yacht charter guests, is available when required.





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