When 70-metre JOY’s owner commissioned the yacht’s creation, his brief was simple. “Create something totally different to every other yacht”.

To achieve this not insignificant challenge a distinguished team was assembled to create this one of a kind vessel. Launched in 2016, JOY is a yacht of many firsts, including the first exterior by famed superyacht interior design house Bannenberg & Rowell, the first superyacht interior by Studio Indigo, and also the first superyacht for her visionary owner. Build work was masterfully executed by world-renowned shipyard Feadship.

A strong collaborative approach between all involved in JOY’s creation resulted in a yacht that was truly unique and special. The perfect blend of comfortable modernism and striking design JOY boasts five light-filled decks with unrivalled expansive outdoor spaces. Her designers applied elegant sculpted lines and an imaginative use of glass to build a yacht with true synergy between the indoors and outdoors.

Her design is defined by huge outdoor spaces that perfectly capture the charm of outdoor living. Generous wide walkways around the yacht, unseen on other yachts her size, hark back to the promenade decks of the golden days of yachting.

JOY’s extended foredeck doubles as a games court and links directly with the master cabin thanks to floor to ceiling windows that seamlessly connect both spaces.

All exterior spaces have been designed to be extremely versatile, and all three aft decks can be enclosed with full-height sliding glass panels creating winter gardens on the main, owner and bridge decks aft, increasing the volume and creating havens even in inclement weather.

Inside, Studio Indigo was responsible for JOY’s vibrant interior that includes an extremely flexible cabin layout for up to 12 guests in seven cabins. A centrally located cantilevered timber spiral staircase that wraps around a glass elevator connects each deck and sets the tone, providing a reference point for guests no matter where they are on the yacht.

The meticulous planning of every detail to create a rich palette of colour and luxurious styling has been achieved by commissioning each piece of furniture, cushion, artwork and accessory, creating memorable spaces throughout the yacht. The result is a showcase of some of the best craftsmanship and yacht workmanship available.

JOY’s accommodation layout is extremely versatile and is easily tailored to suit groups of all sizes. She is able to welcome up to 12 guests in seven beautifully styled cabins, including the show stopping master suite which boasts 270-degree views and direct access onto the owner’s private terrace, 1 VIP stateroom, 4 double cabins and 1 twin cabin. Each cabin has its own identity and feel, providing living spaces with their own personality. Family groups will appreciate the main deck layout with the Master and two double cabins amidships, which provides the perfect set up for families with children. JOY is capable of carrying up to 19 crew onboard to ensure the ultimate luxury yacht experience.

Latest News

A closer look at O’Mathilde…

A remarkable yacht in every sense of the word, 56m O’MATHILDE has been making a name for herself on the scene since her delivery in 2018. Custom-built by Golden Yachts to a Studio Vafiadi design, she is based in Athens and is ready to take you on an unforgettable voyage through the Greek islands and beyond.

The joy of a Christmas Winter Getaway

Swap the winter blues for the vibrant ocean blues of the tropics this Christmas and New Year’s on board a luxury yacht charter.

The ‘White Christmas’ sung of in songs rarely comes to fruition; long nights of cold rain and grey windy days are a far more accurate portrayal of a temperate zone Christmas.

The Caribbean or Bahamas are perfect destinations for a winter charter

Abundant ivory-sand beaches, crystal-blue sky mirrored by the serene water below and verdant palms bending in the balmy air; the perfect paradise. The lush landscape and lavish sea of the Caribbean teem with a rare diversity of life that help make it the premier destination for travellers seeking everything from calm repose to breathtaking adventure.

Say hello to Ramble on Rose

The 60m RAMBLE ON ROSE is a stunning yacht from the renowned shipyard CRN in Ancona, Italy – and sure to wow her guests! The yacht is built for al fresco living and offers an extensive sundeck complete with jacuzzi, gym and lounging areas.

Which SKY will you go for?

SKY OR MY SKY – THE DECISION IS YOURS!

With Sterling you can even choose your own sky! Presented below you will find two stunning yachts, both available in the Maldives this winter.

Elixir – Menus and Crew

A Little More Detail About This Fantastic Yacht Below you will find the full profiles of ELIXIR’s Captain and Chef. You can also browse some of Tim’s fantastic sample menus.