For the same purchase price and comparable annual maintenance expenses the comparison is:
Sole ownership: 17 metre motor yacht
3 suites, sleeps 6. Mediterranean use only. Annual costs include crew costs for 1-2 crew, year round maintenance, mechanical upkeep, insurance, marine and port charges, mooring charges, unforeseen expenses.
YachtPlus 41 metre luxury super-yacht
5 suites, sleeps 12. 1/8th ownership. Annual costs include shipping to the Caribbean & return, permanent crew of 7, year round maintenance, mechanical upkeep, insurance, 24/7 Lifestyle Management Service.