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81m superyacht Kibo sold and renamed Grace

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Bruno Buisson

Y.CO has announced the sale of the 81-metre superyacht Grace (ex Kibo). Will Christie from the Y.CO sales team represented the seller, with Merle Wood acting as joint central agents and Chris Cecil-Wright introducing the buyer. 

Kibo anchoredBuilt in 2014 by Abeking & Rasmussen at their Lemwerder facility in Germany, Grace was delivered to her original owner in June of that same year. The custom motor yacht features a displacement hull made out of steel and an aluminium superstructure. British designer Terence Disdale is responsible for both the interior and exterior design of Grace.

The highly private superyacht offers accommodation for 12 guests in four identical double guest cabins, as well as a VIP cabin located forward on the main deck and the owner’s stateroom on the upper deck, which features 180-degree views forward. She also features accommodation for a crew of 23.Kibo at anchor in MonacoPhoto: Bruno Buisson / SuperYacht TimesShe has been kept in mint condition by her single previous owner, undergoing a refit in 2018 at Amico & Co in Genova, Italy. 

Powered by two CAT 3516C diesel engines, producing a combined 4058 HP, Grace is capable of cruising at 14 knots and can reach a top speed of 16.5 knots. Kibo at anchor in MonacoPhoto: Bruno Buisson / SuperYacht TimesKibo at anchor in MonacoPhoto: Bruno Buisson / SuperYacht TimesAt the time of her sale, Grace was listed with an asking price of €129,000,000.

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