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The 47m Benetti superyacht Africa sold

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Georgia Tindale

Burgess has announced the sale of the 47-metre Benetti superyacht, Africa, with Burgess representing the seller and Marine Marketing in Athens and Pivatus in Croatia introducing the buyer. 

Africa anchored

Built for high-speed cruising in extreme comfort and launched in Viareggio in 2010, the Benetti motor yacht Africa is part of the Italian shipyard’s FB500 range of yachts. The 47-metre motor yacht features exterior design by Stefano Natucci with elegant interiors by Francois Zuretti and has had two owners since new. 

On board, the 47-metre motor yacht accommodates 12 guests across six ensuite cabins, consisting of a main deck master suite, a VIP suite on the bridge deck, two double cabins and two mirror-image twin rooms. She also comes equipped with two tenders, one Novurania Equator 540 and one 2.3-metre Plastimo. 

Powered by twin MTU 16V 4000 M90 engines, Africa can cruise at 22 knots and reaches a top speed of 24 knots. A range of 3,400 nm can be covered when maintaining a more efficient speed. 

Following a €3,000,000 price reduction in September last year, the last listed price for Africa was €16,750,000. 

The SuperYacht Times iQ Report

The SuperYacht Times iQ 2018 Report

Did you know that in 2017....

  • 180 new yachts over 30 metres were sold
  • 149 new yachts over 30 metres were completed
  • 443 yachts over 30 metres were under construction
  • 30% of the yachts under construction were available for sale
  • 20% of the yachts were owned by clients from the USA
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