It may seem a surreal scene straight out of a James Bond film, but the reality is, this is how quick and easy a helicopter can make life for an Owner.

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Up, Up and Away, 


For anyone seeking to make a statement when arriving on board a superyacht there is only one real contender for the vehicle of choice. Arriving or departing from a yacht by helicopter is a truly unique experience, offering as it does convenience, speed and considerable dash of true glamor


Having a helicopter landing pad on the aft end of a superyacht was, in the past, a real a status symbol but now the utilisation of and they way we all think about helicopters aboard super yachts has changed dramatically.  More and more yachts are being equipped with landing pads and some even have their own on board under cover hangers to keep them safe from the elements.


More and more frequently, yacht owners are using helicopters to give themselves and their guests the ability to land at an airport and without leaving it by road travel safely, securely, rapidly and directly to the yacht by helicopter.


Attitudes to security and fear of attack on land have helped fuel this rise in the use of the whirlybird and many cite this as the number one reason for the increasing use of helicopter transportation. Helicopters frequently service yachts as small as 35 metres but yachts of 50 metres and upwards are often equipped with their own dedicated helipad meaning choppers stay with the yacht rather than adopt the drop and scarper attitude of years gone by. [To be continued...]