The 47.2-metre Christensen yacht Loon has been sold in a deal wrapped up thanks to IYC broker Katya Grzeszczak introducing the buyer and her colleagues Michael Rafferty and Barbara Stork Landeweer together with Allied Marine introducing the seller. The deal concluded after 303 days with a last known asking price of $9,500,000. Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht TimesLoon, the GRP semi-displacement motoryacht was built by Christensen in 1997 and underwent a major refit in 2017. Additional work was done in 2018 including new zero-speed stabilisers. Photo: IYCPreviously named Abbracci, Loon has an interior design by Glade Johnson Design and an exterior design by Donald Starkey and Glade Johnson. Onboard spaces feature cherry wood with lacquers, muted tones and large windows that flood the interior with light. Loon has space for up to twelve guests in six cabins serviced by a crew of 10. She has a beam length of 8.38-metres and a draught of 2.37-metres. The 458 GT yacht features a full beam master suite with a remodelled en-suite and Jacuzzi. Photo: IYCFour en-suite cabins are also located on the lower deck, accessed by a guest lobby. Three of these four queen cabins are able to convert into twins as needed and the two aft cabins can be connected to create one large VIP suite with a queen and king bed.Photo: IYCThe sixth and final cabin, located aft of the master, has been modelled to become a queen-sized staff or children’s cabin and is ideal for a nanny. All guest cabins are outfitted with marble bathrooms and modern AV systems.Photo: IYCThe sundeck features shaded lounge seating, an al fresco dining table, sun loungers, a four-person sunbed, barbecue, Jacuzzi and control station. The aft deck is home to an al fresco dining table for 12 and aft of the skylounge guests will find a shaded space with a coffee table.Photo: IYCPhoto: IYCLoon includes a water slide, in-water swimming pool and a seemingly endless selection of water gear including jet skis, tenders and more. Cruising at 14 knots, with a maximum speed of 17 knots, Loon is powered by twin 2200HP Deutz 604BV12 engines.
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