The Monaco Yacht Show gives (potential) superyacht owners the chance of inspecting several new and used superyachts. Like these owners, the SuperyachtTimes.com team visited 8 superyachts currently for sale and Maarten Janssen brings you a short review of each of these magnificent yachts.
Boadicea derives her name from the queen of the Brythonic Celtic Iceni people of Norfolk in Eastern Britain who led a major uprising of the tribes against the occupying forces of the Roman Empire. Boadicea was without doubt this year's brokerage queen of the Monaco Yacht Show.
At 70.50m, she is among the largest yachts on today’s market. She is available for the first time since she was built in 1999. Boadicea is a perfect example of the highly acclaimed craftsmanship from the Dutch shipyard Amels. She offers interior volume never before available and an abundance of open deck space, providing ideal opportunities for both private or corporate entertainment. With 5 decks available to her guests (including the vast sun deck), the feeling of space on board is very impressive. By storing the two main tenders (built by Vikal) in special tenderbays on the main side deck, all of Boadicea's aft decks and her entire sundeck are free to be used by her guests.
The sundeck includes a beautifully tiled swimming pool, with an incorporated water jetstream, so guests can swim against the current. The sundeck also includes an exterior bar with fixed stools, cocktail seating areas and sun loungers. Boadicea's interior is designed by renowned designer Terence Disdale, and is styled in an array of light colors. There is a choice of formal, and informal salons on board, and guests can even be entertained in her onboard cinema. Up to 16 guests can be accommodated on board in total luxury. Guests are looked after by a crew of 28. Maintained in top condition, Boadicea is offered by Burgess. Price On Application.
This fabulous motorsailer, built by Pendennis Shipyard, is undoubtedly one of the most groundbreaking launches of the 21st Century. MITseaAH boasts all the excitement of a sailing yacht, with all the comfort of a motor yacht.
MITseaAH has been described by the yard that built her, as a Yacht that can both run and fly. With 7.000hp available, she is capable of cruising at 25 knots, and can reach an incredible top speed of 29 knots. With 730 square meters of sail, her sailing performance is equally impressive.
Contemporarily styled, the main salon and dining room benefit from the large windows, which provide incredible views throughout. She has accommodations aft for owners and guests in four cabins all with bathrooms ensuite. This thrilling combination of a high-volume/high-speed motor yacht, and a high performance sailing yacht is now available through Burgess. Price On Application.
Deja Too, built by Amels in Holland in 2003, is an 52m masterpiece designed by Terence Disdale. The yacht, part of the highly successful Tigre d'Or series, boasts a sleek and contemporary design, complemented by a beautiful light interior, executed with intensive use of raised and fielded light oak paneling with burled relief, special lacquered furniture and hand chosen marbles.
Accommodation is for 12 guests, with an owners suite and adjacent twin guest/Children's cabin on the main deck, and 4 double cabins located on the lower deck, aft of the amidships engine room. Deja Too is powered by twin 1200hp Cummins diesels, and has a transatlantic range of 5.500nm.
There are excellent deck spaces for dining 'al fresco', or to sunbath quietly on Deja Too's large sundeck, which is equipped with a Jacuzzi and the numerous sun lounges. The large swim platform provides easy access to the tenders, a jetski or just a relaxing dip in the sea. Deja Too is attractively priced by Burgess. Price On Application.
Tooth Fairy was built in 1986 by Sterling Yachts in Japan, to a radical Jon Bannenberg design. At 44.8m, this high volume yacht offers accommodation for 14 guests. She has been designed to offer guests on board unparalled views.
An elevator runs from the lower accommodation deck, all the way to her top deck gym. It must be said that the starting point of the elevator on the lower deck, is somewhat awkward, as the elevator can only be entered through one of the guest cabins. A good alternative to her elevator is the magnificent Atrium, which is fitted with a glass ceiling, which interestingly is also the Jacuzzi floor. Located on the main deck are the circular dining room, the owner's cabin, and the bridge. One deck above, the full beam of the superstructure is used to house the yacht's two salons. The aft salon is equipped with a large bar, and baby grand piano, while her forward salon, the observation room, benefits from 180 degree views. Both salons have electrically operated sofas to create different room arrangements for every occasion.
The tenders are stored on the main aft deck, while her upper aft deck is completely dedicated to her guests. A large U-shaped built-in sofa offers both dining as well as lounging possibilities. Her top deck, offers further dining possibilities forward, where 12 guests can seat around a large etched glass table, while the aft portion of this deck, which is separated by the Gym, is devoted to the helideck, which can be used as a sundeck. Here you'll also find her oval glass-bottom Jacuzzi.
Tooth Fairy is powered by recently refitted twin 1340HP Mitsubishi Diesels. She is offered by IYC and Cavendish White at 15.5mil USD.
Offered for sale for the first time since her launch, Sarafsa was available for inspection through Ocean Independence. Built by Amels in Holland in 1998, and styled by Andrew Winch designs, she is attractively priced at just 32.5 mil Euro. Maintained to exacting standards and with 70% of the Lloyds Ten Year Survey (due 2008) already completed, she will require little yard time over the next 12 months.
Her interior by Andrew Winch is stunning, and in pristine condition. Three double cabins, and two twin cabins are located on the lower deck, while the main deck houses the owner's cabin, and a double VIP cabin. The upper deck features an attractive informal salon that includes a bar area. The upper aftdeck is reversed for lounging, while the main aft deck houses a large dining table, that seats 10. The sundeck features an exceptional pool forward, and a bar and sunpads aft.
Sarafsa is offered by Ocean Independence.
Marco Polo is built for long distance travelling without giving up any of the comfort demanded by island hopping and coastal cruising and in port or at anchor stays. Great emphasis is put on seakeeping, self-sustainability, comfort and safe and cost efficient operation of highly thought out and refined operational systems. A single Caterpillar 3512B main engine delivers 1950 hp, which gives her a cruising speed of 13 knots, with a range of 3.300nm. Her Schottle bow unit and stern thruster makes her a dream to slot in and out of crowded ports.
The yacht features an owner's deck, with bedroom, bathroom and sitting room on the bridge deck, making for ultimate owner's privacy, space and comfort. 4 double/twin en suite cabins are situated on the lower deck, one of which has been arranged as a gym (but is easily converted into a guest cabin). There is a very large salon and dining room on the main deck, as well as a very spacious galley. Marco Polo is offered at $ 27 mil. by Ocean Independence, and can be viewed at the Fort Lauderdale International Yacht Show as well.
The brand new O'ptasia, as shown to us by Cavendish White, offers luxurious accommodation for up to fourteen guests. The Main salon and dining room on the maindeck, give an attractive contemporary feel, thanks to bright modern furniture.
The upper salon is light and airy, and opens up to a large covered aft deck, with ample space for dining and relaxing. The guest accommodation is particularly well planned, with the master stateroom forward on the maindeck, and a large VIP cabin on the upper deck. O'ptasia's deck areas, all laid with teak, are superb. The aft deck, which opens directly into the salon, welcomes visitor boarding the yacht over the passerelle, and provides a shaded open-air lounging area. The heart of O'ptasia, is the superbly designed and engineered engine room. Here twin MTU diesels power the yacht to a cruising speed of 15 knots. O'ptasia was sold at the show, but Cavendish White offers a sister ship for sale for delivery in 2008.
Combining the space and quality of accommodation normally found on motoryachts with a superb sailing performance, Christianne B is truly a yacht for the connoisseur.
Her stylish Italian lines and stunning teak and mahogany interior combine to produce an exciting and unique yacht. A vast master stateroom, and three spacious guest cabins, each of which can either be configured with a double bed, or with twin beds offer additional flexibility. Each has its own gold and marble appointed bathroom. The main salon with big picture windows, is equipped with a huge set of sofa's, which can either be used for comfortable lazing and relaxation, or formal dining. The aft deck, which is shaded by a large awning is ideal for al fresco dining whilst, typical in the Perini Navi style, there is also a fly bridge with a fully cushioned sun bathing area. This 1986 Perini Navi is offered for sale through the offices of Cavendish White, and the asking price is 9.25 mil EUR.
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Photos courtesy of Burgess (interiors Boadicea & MitseaAH), Christo303, Benoit Donne, Maarten Janssen & Merijn de Waard / Yacht-Images.com.