Brokerage and charter news

Mar 6, 2013 by Guest Writer

Merle Wood & Associates has sold the 200-foot (61m) Feadship M/Y April Fool, the
145-foot (44m) Cheoy Lee M/Y Summerwind, and the 124-foot (38m) Hakvoort M/Y Perle Bleue.

Fraser Yachts has recently sold the 116-foot (35.5m) M/Y Ester, the 112-foot (34m) Hakvoort M/Y Ace of Diamonds, the 108-foot (33m) San Lorenzo M/Y Ronda, and the 84-foot (26m) Moonen M/Y La Dolce Vita.

New central agency listings for sale include the 165-foot (50m) Oceanfast M/Y Mystique for $10.9 million with Jody O’Brien in Ft. Lauderdale, the 105-foot (32m) CBI Navi M/Y Indigo for $5.5 million with Josh Gulbranson in Ft. Lauderdale and James Munn in Monaco, and the 85-foot (26m) Riva M/Y Monokini for 2.95 million euros with Richard Earp in Monaco.

New to the Fraser charter fleet include the 139-foot (42.5m) Feadship M/Y Andiamo in the Med this summer, the 137-foot (42m) Palmer Johnson M/Y Syrenka in New England this summer, the 114-foot (35m) Benetti M/Y Latiko in the Med this summer and the 103-foot (31m) Broward M/Y Trilogy in Florida and the Bahamas this summer.

IYC has sold the 113-foot (34.5m) Burger M/Y Top Times.
The firm has added to its central agency listings for sale the 130-foot Westport M/Y My Colors for $9.45 million, and the 80-foot Hatteras M/Y Life of Reilley for $3.9 million.

Camper & Nicholsons has sold the 92-foot (28m) M/Y Kathleen M built by Rayburn.
The firm has added to its new central agency listings for sale the 165-foot (50m) Perini Navi S/Y Silencio, the 121-foot (37m) Perini Navi S/Y Northern Spirit, and the 97-foot (29.6m) S/Y Lamadine, the 97-foot (29.6m) Hargrave M/Y HP4, the 92-foot (28m) Argos M/Y Dancing Milly III and the 87-foot (26.5m) M/Y Whisper IV by Johnson Yachts.

New to its charter fleet is S/Y Silencio and the 131-foot (40m) S/Y Philanderer.
Broker Barbara Dawson was honored as Broker of the Year by the Florida Yacht Brokers Association. A charter broker for more than 20 years — most of that time with Camper & Nicholsons, Dawson is also on the board of the Mediterranean Yacht Brokers Association, chairs its charter committee, and serves on the board of the American Yacht Charter Association.
The brokerage has opened an office in Michigan. Two new brokers — David Bourbeau and Randy Kluge, will manage operations.

Northrop & Johnson has sold the 92-foot sloop S/Y Desirade.
The brokerage has added to its new central agency listings for sale the 120-foot (36.6m) Crescent M/Y Encore for $6.9 million, and the 108-foot S/Y Avalon for $3.5 million.
New to its charter fleet is the 88-foot (27m) S/Y PK Boo II in the Med this summer.

Feadship has launched the 146-foot (44.7m) M/Y Blue Sky, the first superyacht built by a Western shipyard for a client in mainland China, the builder said in a news release. The yacht includes a helicopter deck and dedicated karaoke and Mah-jong rooms.
Blue Sky has a steel hull and aluminium superstructure, with an exterior styling developed by Feadship and Sinot Yacht Design.

Sanlorenzo Yachts has launched M/Y Alchemist Too, the seventh in its 38m SD122 line.
The 125-foot yacht, built for a Mexican owner, is built of composite material and has a semi-displacement hull and three decks. The swim platform slides out to create a terrace of more than 7 feet (2.2m). It is designed to run with six crew.

The builder’s SL 94 was honored with the 2012 Environmental Award given by the UIM, the international governing body of power boating. UIM created the award to recognize excellence in innovation, development and application of environmentally friendly technologies. The honors were given at the annual UIM awards gala in late February in Monaco.

Y.CO has added to its new central agency listings for sale the 168-foot (51m) M/Y Alibi built by CBI Navi for 15.75 million euros, a new build 164-foot (50m) Christensen, project name 2GES, due to be launched January 2016, and the 124-foot (37.5m) M/Y Endless Summer built by Lloyd’s Ships for $3.38 million.

New to its charter fleet is the 62m M/Y Sealyon (ex-Candyscape II) in the Med this summer and the Caribbean/Bahamas next winter, the 181-foot (55m) Benetti M/Y Ocean Paradise, due to be delivered in time for the Genoa charter show in early May, and M/Y Alibi.

YPI Brokerage has added to its new central agency listings for sale the 40m Bilgin M/Y M for 9.5 million euros, and the 32m S/Y Ocean’s Seven 2

Ocean’s Seven 2 also joins the firm’s charter fleet in the eastern Med this summer.

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