The 38 metre superyacht Butterfly in Mexico

Superyacht Butterfly in Cancun

Spotted here in Cancun, Mexico, is the 38 metre superyacht Butterfly (ex. Shooting Star), built by Danish Yachts in 2011. She features naval architecture and exterior design by the world renowned design studio Espen Oeino International, whilst her interior design is by Art Line. She is built with a carbon fibre hull and superstructure and accommodates up to seven guests on board as well as a crew of up to six.

Powered by twin MTU 16V 4000 M93L 4613hp diesel engines, she has an impressive top speed of 48 knots, and a cruising speed of 35 knots. In 2012, she took the World Superyacht Award for Two Deck & Open Semi-Displacement or Planing Motor Yachts.

By Gemma Fottles, photo by Charl van Rooy /



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