Recent yacht sales in industry

Feb 6, 2013 by Guest Writer

Camper & Nicholsons has recently sold the 184-foot (56m) Perini Navi S/Y Selene by broker Alex Lees-Buckley to a repeat client. It will be renamed S/Y Parsifal IV.

The brokerage has added to its central agency listings for sale the 196-foot (60m) Benetti M/Y Lyana and the 131-foot (40m) M/Y Imperial Princess built by Princess Yachts IK.

Merle Wood & Associates has recently sold the 184-foot (56m) Perini Navi S/Y Zenji, the 183-foot (56m) Benetti M/Y Four Aces, the 173-foot Oceanco M/Y Sunrise, and the 157-foot (48m) Christensen M/Y Scott Free.

The brokerage has added to its new central agency listings for sale the 230-foot (70m) Benetti M/Y Reverie (in a joint listing with Ocean Independence and Burgess) for $49.5 million, the 148-foot (45m) M/Y Karia built by RMK Marine (in a joint with Burgess) for 19 million euros, the 100-foot Broward M/Y Insatiable, and the 90-foot (27m) Hargrave M/Y My Lady M (in a joint with Hargrave) for $4.99 million, available at the Yacht and Brokerage Show.

New to the firm’s charter fleet is the 109-foot S/Y Avalon and the 92-foot catamaran M/V Black Swan.

Ft. Lauderdale-based IYC has sold the 183-foot Benetti M/Y Four Aces by broker Mark Elliott with Rupert Nelson of Burgess, making seven yachts the firm has sold since the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in October, and the 106-foot Westship M/Y Miz Doris III by broker John F. Dane, son of Trinity Yachts President John Dane III, with Talbot Freeman of Talbot Freeman & Associates.

The brokerage has added to its central agency listings for sale the 144-foot (44m) Oceanco M/Y Deep Blue II (launched in 1996 as M/Y Ultimate) for $12.75 million, and M/Y Corona del Mar, a 120-foot (36.5m) yacht built by Mefasa in 1991 for the King of Spain for $2.49 million.

The company also named its brokers of the year.

Mark Elliott was named yacht broker of the year, the sixth time he’s been so honored with the company. After 20 years running and managing yachts, Elliott heads the firm’s St. Maarten office in the winter and its Newport office in summer.

Barbara Stork Landeweer was named charter broker of the year, her second consecutive year with the title. She organized charter holidays on such yachts as the 290-foot M/Y Nero, the 230-foot M/Y Reverie and the 228-foot M/Y Sherakhan.

She joined yachting with Fraser and then worked with The Sacks Group, which was acquired by IYC.

Worth Avenue Yachts has sold the 180-foot (55m) Newcastle M/Y Harbour Island, including the trade of the 130-foot Westport M/Y Sovereign, which sold to another buyer and closed the same day.

The firm’s Michael Mahan represented both buyer and seller in the joint central listing with Peter Thompson and Mike White at Ocean Independence. Bryan Long of Westport Yacht Sales represented the buyer of the Westport. Kevin Merrigan of Northrop & Johnson acted as a special consultant to the buyer of Harbour Island.
M/Y Harbour Island will be renamed M/Y Sovereign and the Westport will be renamed M/Y Days Like This.

Brokers with Fraser Yachts have recently sold a new build 132-foot (40m) Benetti, listed for 17.9 million euros, the 108-foot (33m) Alloy Yachts S/Y Paraiso listed with broker Jeff Partin in Ft. Lauderdale, the 103-foot (31m) M/Y Moon River by West Bay by broker Jody O’Brien in Ft. Lauderdale, and the 88-foot (27m) Ferretti M/Y Aurora Dignitatis listed and sold by Jose Arana Jr. of Ft. Lauderdale and Jose Arana Sr. of Mexico.

The firm has added to its central agency listings for sale a 170-foot (52m) new build explorer yacht by Fassmer for 22 million euros, the 164-foot (50m) Delta M/Y Happy Days for $34.5 million, the 156-foot (47.5m) Delta M/Y Rochade for $38.5 million, the 120-foot (36.5m) Feadship M/Y Ozark Lady for $5.5 million, the 114-foot (35m) M/Y Pacific Yellowfin (originally built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1943) for $3.5 million, and the 100-foot (30.5m) yacht M/Y Splash built by Rayburn for $6.49 million.

Northrop & Johnson has recently sold the 112-foot Crescent M/Y Attitude (ex-99 Problems, with a 92-foot Tarrab in trade), and the 90-foot Abeking & Rasmussen M/Y Sea Diamond.

The brokerage also added to its central agency listings for sale the 125-foot (38m) Feadship M/Y Odalisque for $5.9 million, the 102-foot (31m) M/Y Beothuk built by Kuipers Woudsend for $11.9 million, the 92-foot Tarrab M/Y The Bee’s Honey for $1.99 million (in a joint with Westport), and the 90-foot (27.7m) Nautor’s Swan S/Y Zigzag (in a joint with Y.CO) for 5.25 million euros.

New to the firm’s charter fleet include the 190-foot M/Y Salila in Indonesia.

26 North Yachts of Ft. Lauderdale has sold the 100-foot M/Y Unreel by Falcon Yachts. It was listed at $1.49 million.


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