Recent yacht sales

Jan 6, 2013 by Guest Writer

IYC Broker Mark Elliott has sold the 161-foot (49m) M/Y Zoom Zoom Zoom (with Jeff Stanley of Gilman Yachts representing the buyer). The yacht will remain in IYC’s charter fleet  
Broker Kevin Bonnie with IYC in Monaco has sold the 120-foot Palmer Johnson M/Y Anna J (with Edmiston representing the buyer), and the 92-foot Mangusta M/Y Bear Market.

Northrop & Johnson has sold the 140-foot (42m) Proteksan M/Y Cameleon B by Bill Titus, the 112-foot (34m) Crescent M/Y 99 Problems by Wes Sanford (Andrew Miles of Westport represented the seller and the deal included the trade of the 92-foot Tarrab M/Y Bee’s Honey), and the 92-foot (27.8m) S/Y Aphrodite I by Joost Goverts
New listings to the first central agency listings for sale include the 150-foot (45.7m) S/Y Milo for $12 million, 122-foot (37m) Shogun for $4.5 million, the 115-foot (34.8m) M/Y Aries for 675,000 euros, the 113-foot (34m) Hatteras M/Y Capricorn for $2.49 million

OceanStyle by Burgess has sold the 83.7-foot (25.5m) M/Y Du Ciel, and the 80-foot (24m) M/Y Moon built by Horizon Yachts.

Fraser Yachts has recently sold the 139-foot (42.5m) Proteksan M/Y Cameleon B (Bill Titus of Northrop & Johnson in Newport represented the buyer), the 107-foot (32.8m) S/Y Swift, the 104-foot (31.8m) Crescent M/Y Flipper, and the 100-foot (30m) Inace M/Y Beyond.
The firm added to its central agency listings for sale the 148-foot (45m) M/Y Atmosphere, the 95-foot (28m) M/Y Pity V, and the 78-foot (24m) M/Y Archimedes.
New central agency listings for charter include the 179-foot (55.5m) Feadship M/Y Chantal Ma Vie in the Caribbean this winter and Pacific Northwest this summer, and the 169-foot (51m) Benetti M/Y Sai Ram in the Med.

RJC Yachts has sold the 98-foot Burger M/Y Think Big, which underwent a major refit in 2010 that added 10 feet to the cockpit.

Trinity Yachts has delivered M/Y Tsumat, the 164-foot (50m) motoryacht that appeared in the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show in October.
The yacht has an aluminum hull and superstructure. It has six staterooms, all ensuite, with a full-width main deck master suite with 180-degree panoramic view and adjacent owner’s study. Four guest staterooms — two king and two twins — are on the lower deck amidships. A fifth queen guest stateroom is on the pilothouse deck.
The sundeck includes hot tub, bar, dining for eight, quad chaise lounging, treadmills, weights, twin sun pads and the rescue tender.
It has accommodations for 11 crew.  

Moran Yacht & Ship has added to its new central agency listings for sale M/Y Grand Coroto, a 115-foot (35m) Benetti

The 112-foot (34m) catamaran M/Y Curvelle Quaranta, due to be delivered in March by the Curvelle-Logos shipyard in Turkey, will be available for charter in the western Med this summer through Hill Robinson. The yacht has four decks and a 9m beam, giving it about 50 percent more guest space than a comparable 30m monohull.
It has a flexible accommodation layout system to grow from three suites with double beds to six double or twin cabins. It also includes a lifting platform/beach that lowers guests and the tender straight from the main deck into the water.

ABYS Yachting has added M/Y Piola, an 83-foot Ferretti, to its central agency listings for charter.

On Nov. 16, the Vestas Sailrocket team reached speeds of 59.23 knots (about 70 mph) over a 500m course at Walvis Bay in Namibia, breaking the outright world speed sailing record. Sailrocket’s peak speed during the record-breaking run was 62.53 knots in winds of 25 knots. The outright world speed sailing record is set by taking the average speed of a craft between two points set 500m apart. The previous record stood at 55.65 knots (about 64 mph).
SP-High Modulus, the marine business of Gurit, has been involved with the Sailrocket project from the very early stages and supplied materials including Ampreg 22, prepregs from its SE 84LV and SE 70 product ranges, and some dry reinforcements, along with technical services to the project.
“Everyone at SP-High Modulus is delighted that Sailrocket team has achieved its goal of breaking the world speed sailing record,’ said Paul Goddard, general manager-marine at SP-High Modulus. “The team has put in a lot of work to make this happen and we congratulate them on their achievement.”
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Camper & Nicholsons International has added the 138-foot (42m) expedition yacht M/Y E&E to its charter fleet. Launched in 2011 by Turkish shipyard Cizgi, the yacht can sleep up to 10 guests in five suites, with room for nine crew.

Sunreef Yachts has unveiled the Sunreef 90 Ultimate, a light carbon, high-performance oriented superyacht. Her hulls with reversed bow allow for 20+ knots of speed on sails. The abundance of green energies on board such as solar panels and wind and hydro generators allows for silent running at anchor.
For the first time, the flybridge will be strictly dedicated to sails maneuvering and entirely covered by solar panels, which allows for transparent ceilings in the salon and master cabin.
The entire superstructure will be made of carbon fiber and glass panels.
The 20-square-meter cockpit features a sofa, sun pads and a tender garage on the aft.

Annapolis-based Beneteau will unveil its new Oceanis 55 at Strictly Sail Miami in February. The yacht made its world premiere at the Paris Boat Show in December.
“A number of our dealers from the U.S. and Canada travelled to Paris specifically to preview every detail of Beneteau’s newest yacht before its introduction to the North American market, and we’ve already secured our first two retail orders,” said Denise Hanna, director of sales for Beneteau America.
The Oceanis 55, designed by Berret Racoupeau Yacht Design, features a mast set back to enhance balance and performance under sail. The chine extends the full length of the boat to increase speed while reducing the initial angle of heel. Large windows allow natural light to illuminate the interior living spaces. The Oceanis 55 is designed to accommodate families of all sizes and is available in three-, four- or five-cabin layouts.


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