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New owner for 32m superyacht Pirate Radio

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Gemma Fottles

The 32-metre superyacht Pirate Radio has been sold in an in-house deal with Northrop & Johnson. Designed by Todd Chaffee and built by the US yard Poole Boat Company in 1983, she has previously cruised under a number of names, including Ciao Bella, Explorer 1, Blade and Scoundrels.

The 32m yacht Pirate Radio anchored Photo: Northrop & JohnsonOver the years she has undergone several refits, the most extensive taking place from 1998 - 2000 which saw electronic and mechanical upgrades in addition to a new bow design, superstructure and a transom extension that provided her with a unique tender elevator and two garages.

Pirate RadioNorthrop & Johnson’s Paul Daubner represented the seller in the deal, with Kristen Engelmann-Klein and Kevin Merrigan representing the buyer. At the time of sale, Pirate Radio was listed at an asking price of $1,400,000.

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