The trend for explorer yachts and vessels with world cruising capabilities is as strong as ever, as these five yachts for sale in November demonstrate. From an outstanding new build launched last year, to three yachts with proven long-range capabilities and a classic sailing yacht with serious regatta pedigree, here are the five yachts on the brokerage market to get to know this month.
Set sail for remote cruising destinations onboard M/Y ENDEAVOUR II. Launched by Italian shipyard Rossinavi in 2017, this 49.90m explorer yacht combines luxury living with global adventure and was recently named the Best Power Yacht in the 45-60m category by the International Superyacht Society. Custom designed for long range expeditions with a cruising range of 5000 NM (an economical range of 6000 NM) and dynamic positioning, diesel-electric propulsion ensures low noise levels and economy in fuel consumption. Her top speed of 16 knots is also higher than anticipated for an explorer vessel. Her design is distinguished by sleek exterior lines and a minimalist interior. Special features include floor to ceiling windows and a fold-down master suite balcony. She can accommodate ten guests in five staterooms and is on the market for €29,500,000.
A yacht with proven world cruising pedigree, M/Y ITASCA is a classic J&K Smit yacht that was built as a salvage tug in 1961 before undergoing conversion into a luxury yacht in 1979. She also underwent a full refit in 2011. The 53.59m explorer vessel has an ice-strength hull and a cruising range of 7,500 NM (13,000 NM economical). She offers everything her new Owner could need for global exploration without sacrificing a single comfort, including a helipad with refuelling capacity and an array of tenders and toys. Other stand-out features include a gym, sauna and a spacious Owner’s cabin. To own a piece of yachting history, she is for sale for US$13,950,000.
Fresh from a successful showcase at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the 49.07m M/Y THREE FORKS was launched by Christensen Yachts in 2009 and is presented to the market having recently completed a full refit. The precursor to the American shipyards incredibly popular 160’ series, M/Y THREE FORKS is both ABS classed and MCA compliant and ready for world cruising with her new Owner. Her helipad is a rare feature on a yacht of this size, and other facilities include an elevator and full beam Owner’s suite on the main deck. Her elegant interiors were designed by Carol Williamson & ASS and she can accommodate 12 guests in six well-appointed staterooms. Asking price: US$22,500,000.
The classic Perini Navi sailing yacht S/Y ANTARA was launched in 1991 and has enjoyed incredible success on the regatta circuit with victories at prestigious events such as the St. Barths Bucket, Palma Superyacht Cup and the Perini Navi Cup. A trio of extensive refits in 2015, 2016 and 2017 have resulted in the upgrade of almost all her machinery, interior and exterior and the 46m yacht offers a superb potential for both private and charter use. A sailing yacht with unrivalled luxury touches, features include accommodation for 12 guests, extensive outdoor areas, a Jacuzzi, large sun pads, and an extended flybridge. She is on the market for €9,000,000.
76.6M M/Y BOADICEA is a modern classic, launched by Dutch shipyard Amels in 1999. Since delivery, the yacht has been maintained to the highest of standards and an extensive refit in 2017 has only enhanced the impeccable condition in which she is presented to the market. With a cruising range of 7000 NM and the capacity to accommodate 16 guests in eight staterooms, this yacht for sale offers unrivalled potential. Special features include a guest elevator, swimming pool, a spa with hydromassage, a spacious sundeck, gym, beach club and touch-and-go helipad. For sale for €53,000,000.