Launched in 1990 by Blohm & Voss, Lady Moura was, at the time, the most expensive and innovative yacht in the world. Now ranking as one of the top 30 largest yachts in the world, the 104.85-metre yacht Lady Moura, for sale, comprises of a hefty beam of 18.5 metres giving her a total gross tonnage of 6,359 GT.Naval architecture for the yacht was done in-house by Blohm & Voss with her exterior and interior designs having been created by the Italian designer Luigi Sturchio. Now on the market for the first time after her original owner has listed yacht Lady Moura for sale, her once secretive interior details have now been shared.
Built to Lloyds Classification, Lady Moura has been used as a private family residence and has undergone meticulous maintenance, resulting in short refit periods - the longest being a seven-month stay at her original builders, Blohm & Voss, in 2017 for a new hull repaint. Other recent updates include a rebuild of her generators and engines between 2018-2019, as well as new teak decks, refurbished crew and technical spaces. Her excellent condition is due to her advanced remote monitoring system which allows for condition-based maintenance, real-time troubleshooting and low operating expenses.
Up to 26 guests can be accommodated for on board across her seven decks, one of which is a dedicated full-beam owner's deck which includes six staterooms with ensuites finished in marble covering a total of 2,600-square-metres. The interior decor covers Lady Moura's lounges with deep-cushioned sofas and regal dining rooms with indulgent, yet functional, finishes and the furnishings.
With up to 72 crew tending to their every need, guests can make use of the onboard amenities, such as the helipad, movie theatre and disco with DJ room, gym, owner’s study and medical suites. The recreational deck featuring a gym and spa with sauna and an indoor pool covered by a retractable roof.
The beach club, located midships with balconies both port and starboard, offers easy access to and from the ocean via six hydraulic gangways and two entrances for use by one of the superyacht's tenders, such as her large Boston Whaler, waterski boat and landing craft, all of which are stowed midships behind hydraulic doors. Lady Moura's beach club balconies were an engineering first and transformed the way those on board could access the water. This innovation saw the incorporation of hydraulically operated shell ports, doors, flaps, roofs, gangways and cranes into her design.
With a range in excess of 8,000nm when cruising at 17 knots, Lady Moura can reach a top speed of 20 knots. The broker of yacht Lady Moura, for sale, adds: "Lady Moura is an iconic superyacht, the first one really, and still leads the way in many ways. First time on the market from her original owners, she has been incredibly well maintained with a crew who have been caring for her in the best possible way. Lady Moura is a yacht full of charm and class – leaving a very strong impression on each of the few very important guests that were able to set foot aboard: generous volumes, elegant finishing and superb space management."