Superyacht Astarte II at anchor
The 65.20 metre tri-deck superyacht, Astarte II (ex. Katalina), was built by Blohm & Voss in 1987. The was the second yacht to be named Katalina. The first was an Amels, now named Lady Georgina. There was also a third Katalina, but she was sold before she was completed, and became Leander. Astarte II is believed to be owned by a Greek shipping family, who keep her in Greece most of the time. She features an interior by Michael Inchbald and Jacqueline Thwaites. She accommodates up to 20 guests over 10 rooms, including 1 Master, 1 VIP, 3 Double, 5 Twin cabins. Powered by 2 Deutz 2,990hp diesel engines and propelled by her twin screw propellers, she is capable of a maximum speed of 18 knots. Here she is photographed enjoying the last of the Mediterranean summer in Poros, Greece. The photo was taken last week.