Boats and brokers in the news: Lady Sara goes to auction

Aug 15, 2018 by Triton Staff

M/Y Lady Sara, a 187-foot Trinity Motor Yacht, will be auctioned for sale by the U.S. Marshal on Sept. 6 in Fort Lauderdale at 12:00 p.m.
Jason Dunbar, vice president of Luke Brown Yachts was hired to manage the sale. During his 20 years of yacht sales, he said this sale is about the third time he has seen such a yacht become available by auction.  
Originally launched in 2012, the yacht can accommodate 12 guests in six staterooms and 13 crew members.
For details contact Dunbar at +1 954-805-4924,, or

Yachts sold
M/Y Rima II, a 162-foot (49.5m) Benetti launched in 1987 and rebuilt in 2014 by Newcruise, sold by Fraser brokers Ken Burden and Vassilis Fotilas, who represented the seller, and Camper & Nicholsons broker Richard Higgins, who brought the buyer. Asking price was €6 million.

M/Y Happy Day, a 130-foot (39.6m) Mangusta M130S built by Overmarine in 2007, sold in an in-house deal by Reel Deal Yachts. Asking price was just under $7 million.

S/Y Necker Belle, a 105-foot (32m) CMN catamaran launched in 2003 and rebuilt by Azzura Marine in 2009, sold by Denison brokers David Johnson and Tom Houtenbrink. Asking price was $3 million.
M/Y Forever Young (previously Over Bored), a 97-foot (29.5m) Hargrave launched in 2003, sold by Denison broker Bruce Schattenburg, who represented the seller, and Bradford Marine broker Whit Kirtland, who brought the buyer.

M/Y Samisa, an 88-foot (25.8m) carbon yacht built in Sweden by Delta Powerboats in 2014, sold by listing agent CSO Yachts and Northrop & Johnson broker Bill Titus, who brought the buyer. Asking price was €3 million.

New in the sales fleet

M/Y Panakeia, a 149-foot (45.5m) Astondoa launched in 2008 and refitted in 2013, now listed with Camper & Nicholsons broker Richard Higgins for €13.75 million.

M/Y Bliss, a 144-foot (44m) Heesen launched in 2007, now jointly listed with IYC Greece and Ocean Independence for €12.5 million.

M/Y Edesia, a 121-foot (37m) Benetti launched in 2014, listed with Camper & Nicholsons for €12.75 million.

Enclosed bridge, 92-foot Viking tournament-rigged fishing yacht built in 2015, listed with Denison broker Alex Clarke for just under $9 million.

News in the charter fleet

M/Y Chasing Daylight, a 130-foot (39.6m) Westport built in 2005 and refitted in 2015, available for summer charter in the Bahamas and winter charter in the Bahamas and British Virgin Islands through Northrop & Johnson.

M/Y Sands, a 118-foot (36m) Maiora launched this year, now available for summer charter in France and Italy through Camper & Nicholsons.

M/Y Oneworld, a 103-foot (31.5m) Majesty 100 built by Gulf Craft and delivered earlier this year, now available for charter on the east coast of Australia through Oneworld Charters.

M/Y VivieRae, a 98-foot (30m) Nordhavn explorer yacht launched in 2017, available for charter through Neptune Group Yachting.

M/Y Sophia, an 85-foot (25.9m) Royal Denship launched in 2008, with a refit in 2018, available for charter with Northrop & Johnson.