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Northrop & Johnson sells Aquila


Northrop & Johnson has sold the 164-foot Benetti M/Y Aquila by brokers Kevin Merrigan and John Weller, and the 132-foot (40m) S/Y Mirabella I built by Concorde Yachts by broker Joost Goverts (with Polaris Yacht Brokerage, who brought the buyer).

New to its central agency listings for sale are the 158-foot S/Y Peacemaker listed with Michael Geraghty for $3.5 million, the 110-foot sloop S/Y Annagine built by Dykstra and listed with Derk Jan Rolff for 5.5 million euros, the Indonesian-built 98-foot (30m) ketch S/Y Aventure with broker Bert van Muylwijk listed for 2.6 million euros, and the 67-foot (20m) S/Y Namoussa built by Royal van Dam and listed with Rolff for 1.48 million euros.

New to its charter fleet is the 115-foot Christensen M/Y Ocean Pearl based on the U.S. West Coast.

In related news, the brokerage hired Tom Babbitt as a broker in its Newport office, and hired Edward Dickinson as a junior sales broker in its Antibes office.

Babbitt began his yachting career in 1989, selling powerboats in New York. Over the years, he has held every position from sales broker and sales manager to vice president, general manager and owner at various yacht brokerages along the Eastern seaboard.

A UK native, Dickinson spent two years as crew and brings a degree in business to the yachting sector.


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