October 20, 2017
Motor yacht Mon Plaisir sold
€ 18,500,000
Heesen | 47 m | 2008
October 20, 2017
Motor yacht Razan sold
€ 24,500,000
Turquoise Yachts | 47 m | 2016
back on market with Northrop&Johnson
$ 3,100,000
Nordlund Yachts | 30.48 m | 1998
now listed for sale by Bradford Marine
$ 2,495,000
Ferretti | 28.65 m | 2004
changed agency
$ 4,495,000
Lyman Morse | 27.43 m | 1997
October 19, 2017
Motor yacht Magic sold
$ 9,950,000
Northern Marine Co | 39.62 m | 2005
back on market with Nautique Yachting
€ 4,650,000
Alia Yachts | 35.8 m | 2012
$ 345K price reduction
October 19, 2017
Price cut on motor yacht BW
$ 5,250,000
Palmer Johnson | 36.58 m | 2006
$ 300K price reduction
$ 1,675,000
Ocean Voyager | 28.96 m | 2013
back on market with Fraser
$ 8,500,000
Palmer Johnson | 39.62 m | 2003
$ 2M price reduction
$ 5,995,000
Delta Marine | 38 m | 1998
$ 300K price reduction
$ 995,000
Jongert | 26.21 m | 1986
€ 100K price reduction
€ 950,000
Royal Huisman | 25 m | 1982
October 17, 2017
Motor yacht Ulysses sold
$ 195,000,000
Kleven | 107 m | 2016
new to market with Fraser
€ 78,500,000
Picchiotti | 73 m | 2013
back on market with Northrop&Johnson
€ 3,850,000
Jongert | 42 m | 2000
back on market with Ekka Yachts
€ 950,000
Ferretti | 24.81 m | 2003
back on market with Camper&Nicholsons
$ 18,900,000
Newcastle Marine | 39.32 m | 2013
back on market with Northrop&Johnson
$ 950,000
Knight & Carver | 26.82 m | 1988
now for sale with Fraser
$ 22,500,000
Turquoise Yachts | 55 m | 2011
now for sale with Northrop&Johnson
$ 2,300,000
Mengi Yay | 35 m | 2011
October 13, 2017
Motor yacht Clifford II sold
$ 14,000,000
Palmer Johnson | 45.72 m | 2008
$ 2,385,000
Ferretti | 25.76 m | 2009
back on market
€ 14,850,000
Benetti | 40.24 m | 2014


Graeme Hart's 107m Ulysses has been sold
Listed for sale back by New Zealand's richest man, Graeme Hart, back in 2016, the 107-meter explorer, Ulysses has now been sold after over a year on the market. Although the final price remains unknown, the yacht was asking $195 million at the time of the sale.Hart had placed the order for the 107-meter Ulysses back in 2013, with designers at the time saying that he had chosen Kleven due to its quality standards, delivery times and price point. Later in November 2014, Hart placed the order for the 116-meter.I am very pleased with the quality of the work that has been done by Kleven, and how our organizations have worked together to bring this exciting project to life.Graeme Hart in November 2014Capable of accommodating 30 guests in 15 cabins, the H2-designed yacht carries a crew of 40. Powered by Caterpillar engines, Ulysses has a maximum speed of 16.8 knots and can cruise at 15 knots.Amongst the yacht's key features are a 21m tender, lifted by specially designed cranes onto the foredeck, an 11m x 5m swimming pool, a large jacuzzi, a sauna, a gym and a massage room. Ulysses' garage is packed with toys from motorcycles to surfboards.Ulysses therefore becomes the largest brokerage yacht sold so far in 2017, overtaking the 85-meter Lurssen, Solandge sold earlier this year at an asking price of €155 million. The sale closed in a particularly competitive landscape for brokerage megayachts, with the 110-meter Jubilee currently looking for a buyer as well as the 110-meter Ona, formerly known as Dilbar.
FLIBS: the 7 largest yachts going to Fort Lauderdale
Arguably the main yacht show in the United States, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is set to start to start on the 1st of November and last for a total of 5 days. Earlier this year Informa, the parent company of the Monaco Yacht Show, spent $133 million to acquire a portfolio of shows, which included FLIBS. We now look at the largest yachts on display at the upcoming show.#1 TVLength: 78m (255 ft) Yard: Lurssen (2008)Asking price: €92,000,000Originally built as Madsummer for American billionaire, Jeffrey Soffer in 2008, the yacht was later reportedly sold to her current Mexican owner and renamed TV. She was then listed for sale in September 2014 asking €130,000,000, with a price reduction to €92 million in July 2016. She has remained on the brokerage market.With a length of 78.4 meters (257 ft), TV was built by Lurssen to an exterior design by Espen Oeino and an interior by Alberto Pinto. The yacht is capable of accommodating 18 guests in 10 cabins and carries a crew of 27. Amongst the yacht's key features are a large spa pool, a massage room and a master cabin with a panoramic view.From a technical standpoint, TV is powered by twin Caterpillar engines giving her a maximum speed of 18 knots and allowing her to cruise for up to 6,000 nautical miles at 12 knots. TV is available for charter from €850,000 per week.#2 CloudbreakLength: 72.25m (237 ft) Yard: Abeking & Rasmussen (2016)Weekly rate: from €750,000 per weekThe explorer superyacht Cloudbreak, built by Abeking & Rasmussen in 2016, owes her name to a big wave in Fiji that very few surfers dare defy. For a good reason, she is often described as a high-tech floating chalet, able to accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabins within her interior space, designed by Christian Liaigre. Her amenities, conceived to suit the lifestyle of a young and adventurous owner, include playing, airfield, comfort and party zones, as well as a research and sports center. Cloudbreak is a substantial go-anywhere vessel with a steel hull and aluminum superstructure.#3 Double DownLength: 65m (213 ft) Yard: Codecasa (2016)Asking price: $45,550,000Designed by the Codecasa team, Double Down features a high-quality stabilization system to ensure maximum stability while cruising or at anchor. Twelve guests are accommodated in 8 staterooms, including a master suite, five double staterooms and three twin cabins. The main deck’s salon is home to a grand piano, accented by rich mahogany and sumptuous furnishings. She accommodates 20 crew members. Her alluring features include a four-deck glass elevator, fully outfitted gym, movie theater, upper deck dining area with bi-fold sliding glass doors allowing 270-degree views, eight-person Jacuzzi, large sun beds and shaded lounging on aft bridge deck.#4 SuRiLength: 63.7m (209 ft) Yard: Halter Marine (1978 / 2007)Asking price: $43,900,000Converted into a superyacht in 2007, Suri may have an unconventional layout, but she was fitted with arguably more toys than any other yacht of her size. Found chartering in destinations such as South East Asia, Antarctica and Tahiti, she prefers to explore off the beaten track.Accommodating up to 12 guests in 8 cabins, Suri was extended amidst ship in 2012 by 11 meters, which extended her sundeck, arguably the nicest area on the yacht, and extended the helipad. Amongst the yacht's special features are a large cinema room on the lower deck with a glass-bottom floor to observe the fish and an observational lounge on top of the bridge. #5 ApogeeLength: 62.5m (205 ft) Yard: Codecasa (2003)Asking price: $24,950,000One of the largest yachts ever built by Italian shipyard, Codecasa, Apogee was delivered in 2003 and currently charters from $275,000 per week. She was last refitted in 2013. With 6 cabins for a total of 12 guests, Apogee has a maximum speed of 14.5 knots, powered by twin Caterpillar engines of 2,260hp each.#6 Mine GamesLength: 62m (203 ft) Yard: Benetti (2010)Asking price: $29,950,000Built by Benetti, the Italian superyacht gigafactory, Mine Games has a steel hull with an aluminum superstructure. Notable features include an elevator that accesses all decks, an air-conditioned gym, a baby grand piano, a beach garage, a helicopter landing pad and a master suite on the bow with an 180 degree view.#7 Rock.ItLength: 60m (198 ft) Yard: Feadship (2014)Asking price: €70,000,000The newest Feadship of her class currently on the market, Rock.It was built for an experienced yacht owner who custom designed her for personal, charter and corporate use. Reaching a top speed of 15 knots, she can accommodate a total of 10 guests.
26m Calamaba runs aground in Sardinia
Last weekend, the 26-metre Calamaba ran aground in Sardinia near Cala Sabina beach according to footage that emerged on social media. No injuries or pollution was reported although damage to the Riva 85 Opera was substantial.At the time of the incident, it is believed that four people were on board according to local reports. People onboard included the owner of the yacht with his wife and a couple of guests. The yacht ran aground during the night according to local media.It is currently not known what caused the incident but there have been no injuries or pollution reported. According to local media, a snapped anchor may have been the cause.Part of the Riva 85 Opera series, Calamaba has a length of 25.91 metres and stretches across a beam of 6.2m. Reaching a top speed of 26 knots, it can accommodate 8 guests in a total of 4 cabins.The yacht was rapidly removed from the rocks by local authorities with no environmental damage.Photos via @scudocorretora & @yachting_concept
First yacht built by Icon Yachts sold
Icon, the first hull built by Icon Yachts on the 62.5m platform, has now been sold at an asking price of €48,500,000. She was previously listed for sale back in June 2016 first asking €62,5 million following an extensive refit.M/Y Icon was the first yacht to be delivered by Icon Yachts, a Dutch-based shipyard founded in 2005 by Ton Van Dam and Alex Shnaider, a Russian-born entrepreneur who had also bought Eddie Jordan's Formula 1 team in 2005 before selling it in 2006 to Spyker Cars.The shipyard's initial goal was to create a 62.5m yacht platform that would allow easy customization and delivery times close to 2 years. After Icon, two more sisterships were launched, Martin Bouygues' Baton Rouge and Maidelle.Icon Yachts was forced to let go half of its employees from 2010 to 2012 and recorded liabilities of €11 million in 2012 according to Ground Report. The company was then forced to declare bankruptcy in 2014 in the aftermath of the financial crisis. In February 2014, Alexander Mazanov bought M/Y Icon at an asking price of €45,000,000 according to Boat International. The yacht had previously entered the brokerage market back in 2010 at an asking price of €75,000,000.Mr Mazanov later bought Icon Yachts out of bankrupcy in August 2014 according to Dutch publication, Quote. The shipyard now appears to be healthy, having recently completed the refit of Jan Verkerk's 77m Legend. An 80m+ project is currently at the shipyard as well.Designed by Redman Whiteley Dixon, Icon's most attractive features include a large glass-bottomed spa pool, an extensive beach club, a hammam and a sauna. Extended by 5 meters during her refit in 2014, the yacht now has a length of 67.5m. Icon is capable of accommodating 12 guests in 6 cabins and carries a crew of 17. From a technical standpoint, the yacht is powered by twin MTU engines of 2,480hp each giving her a maximum speed of 16 knots. The yacht is also available for charter through Bluewater who brokered the sale on behalf of Icon's new owner.
98m Aviva back at Abeking & Rasmussen for a refit
The 98-metre Aviva was seen in the early morning of October 15 arriving at the Abeking & Rasmussen facility in Lemwerder (Germany), where she is expected to remain for a refit until January. She was delivered right before the start of the summer season.Built for Joe Lewis, whose net worth is estimated at $5,3 billion by Forbes, the yacht became the 4th Aviva owned by the UK billionaire. He is also the current owner of the 68-meter Aviva, delivered by Abeking & Rasmussen in 2007. The new 98-meter is to become the UK billionaire's 4th Aviva.Reymond Langton Design were chosen to style the exterior, who, working with designer Toby Silverton on the exterior, developed a sleek and elegant profile. Inside they created a modern interior with a full sized padel tennis court, 20m x 10m x 6m high.The powerful looking hull is the result of new research and testing which ensures superior seakeeping abilities combined with a 20% decrease in drag. Less engine output is required, fuel consumption is reduced and the maximum speed is a full 20 knots. A very special feature is the hybrid drive system: it allows Aviva to run at up to 11 knots without the use of the main engines, using electric motors only.Photos via @dr_duu

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