The classic 70.2-metre Lürssen superyacht Saint Nicolas has been successfully sold with Stuart Larsen and Antoine Larricq from Fraser, together with Merle Wood representing the seller and Michael Rafferty from IYC Palm Beach office introducing the buyer. Built by German shipyard Lürssen in 2007, the full-displacement yacht has been maintained to the highest standard by her single previous owner, undergoing a refit in 2016 and 2017. Her 1-year survey in 2017 included numerous upgrades, such as a full new hull and superstructure paint job, mechanical, AV and IT upgrades. A full-custom motor yacht, Saint Nicolas features an exterior design by renowned superyacht designer Espen Oeino and an interior by Italian designer Francesco Zuretti. Photo: Fraser Yachts Photo: Fraser Yachts Spanning six spacious decks, Saint Nicolas features an elevator which links the tank deck to the pool deck, offering convenient access to all decks. Her cherry, walnut and mahogany wood interior are paired with sand and cream furnishings, creating a sense of luxury. She is able to accommodate up to 12 guests across seven double staterooms, including the VIP and a full-beam owner’s suite complete with a private salon, separate study and own observatory. The owner’s ensuite bathroom also features a steam shower and private jacuzzi. Photo: Fraser Yachts Photo: Fraser Yachts The spacious main salon offers plenty of seating a bar as well as a formal dining space for up to 14 guests in a separate area. The large aft deck includes couches and sofas for lounging and is connected with the swimming platform on both sides of Saint Nicolas. The sun deck is home to a gym with glass panel enclosures, for guests to work out with a view while the upper deck, which connects with observations salon features a pool with a counter current jet and bar. Photo: Fraser Yachts Photo: Fraser Yachts Saint Nicolas can house up to 17 crew members in a considerable sized crew area, complete with galley and private gym. Powered by a twin CAT 3512B 1851 HP engines give her a cruising speed of 13 knots and a maximum speed of 15.5 knots.
At the time of her sale, Saint Nicolas was listed with an asking price of €46,700,000.
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