The tree has been trimmed, the lights all hung about the house, as the old song says “everywhere there’s a feeling of Christmas.” But, what about aboard your luxury motor yacht? Even if you did not participate in the recent boat parade, you may want to decorate your yacht for the Holidays. Whether for a Holiday Party, or a New Year’s Bash, here are some special decorating ideas, (as compiled by Boat International) for a nautical Noel!

Lalique ornaments – When only the best will do, decorate your yacht’s Christmas tree with Entrelacs crystal hanging ornaments by Lalique. Available at

Allessi centerpiece – Your yacht’s formal dining table won’t be completly dressed without an ornamental steel Christmas tree centerpiece by Boucquillon & Maaoui, available at

Molton Brown baubles – These Limited edition baubles filled with assorted body washes, by Molton Brown, serve a duel purpose of adorning your tree, and can be given to departing guests as favors. Just have them pick one off the tree like an exclusive and succulent fruit! Available at Harrods.

Place card holders – “Silver bells, Silver bells, it’s Christmas time in the city…” and the same could be said for your yacht, as guests find their place at your table with these silver bell place holders by Linley.

Georg Jensen ornaments – Compliment the crystal ornaments above, with these gold-plated ornaments by Alfredo Häberli, available from Georg Jensen.

Festive live flower wreaths – Bring nature aboard with these festive live flower and berry wreath arrangements from Wildabout Flowers.

Kim Seybert stocking – Where will you find a stocking hanging that is as expensive and exclusive as the gift you might find inside? On a luxury motor yacht, of course! Your onboard Holiday decor will be completed with these Fireworks embellished stockings, designed by Kim Seybert, available at Bergdorf Goodman.


A Holiday party at sea can be a once in a lifetime experience. Have a great time, and you can help make “the spirits bright” with some of these Holiday decorating ideas!

Happy and SAFE Holidays to you and yours from all of us at Florida Yacht Management and On Demand Yachting!


Operating a motor yacht can be costly. You can reduce your expenses, and avoid costly repairs by keeping her well maintained. On Demand yachting from FYM can help. If you would like to learn more, or if you have any questions or comments about this blog post, do not hesitate to contact our Yacht Management specialists, or call us at (954) 900-9968.

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