- Kicking off this list is the elusive 155 meter Al Said which joined the market for the first time in 2022.
- B2 was one of the largest vessels at the 2022 Monaco Yacht Show sitting along the breakwater next to Project X and Ahpo in Port Hercule.
- The second largest yacht built in North America since the Great Depression, Laurel was originally delivered in 2006 as the flagship of US yard Delta Marine.
As the year draws to a close, we take a look back at ten of the most impressive new listings to join the market in the past 12 months, reported by Boat International.
Kicking off this list is the elusive 155 meter Al Said which joined the market for the first time in 2022.
Built under the codename Project Sunflower, she was launched in 2008 by German shipyard Lürssen with design by the legendary Espen Oinø.
She was owned by the Sultan of Oman and was the world’s second-largest yacht when she first touched the water.
Standout features include 26 cabins for 70 guests, a helipad, medical room and a performance room that seats 50.
Price available on application with Blackorange Yachts.
Pelorus, the former flagship of the Lürssen fleet, was revealed for the first time this year as she joined the market with SuperYachtsMonaco.
Her steel hull is based on the same lines as Carinthia VII, with a high forebody and reverse sheer sweeping down towards the stern, but Pelorus features an additional line that curves down towards the bow inspired by the ‘armor belt’ on the HMS Belfast.
Pelorus carries seven tenders including an 11.2-metre limo and an 8.5-metre sports tender, both by Vikal, a 10-meter X-tender rib, two Pascoe ribs including a SOLAS rib, a nine-meter Hinckley and a Zodiac.
Price available on application with SuperYachtsMonaco.
The 90.6 meter superyacht Dubawi made waves when she joined the sales market for the first time ever in May after being listed with Worth Avenue Yachts.
Initially delivered as a cruise ship, the yacht underwent a multi-million dollar refit with Platinum Yachts in 2009. The yacht has an internal volume comparable to a yacht of 100 meters or more thanks to her cruising heritage.
One of her most impressive amenities is the cavernous lower deck nightclub, which features a dance floor that lights up and a state-of-the-art sound system. Meanwhile, the owner’s apartment occupies an entire deck of its own.
Dubawi is asking $28,000,000 with Worth Avenue Yachts.
Phoenix II was completed by Lürssen in 2010 with British studio Winch Design behind her striking exterior and dazzling interior concept.
She features soaring lines, a poised silhouette and a 5.7 meter phoenix figurehead that rises up from the bow.
Inside, royal reds, black lacquers and gold accents pay homage to the Art Deco movement.
A favorite spot among guests is the formal dining room which is overlooked by a six-piece jazz band in custom-made gold bas-relief murals.
Other highlights include a Steinway piano, cinema room, three pools and a sommelier room.
Phoenix II is asking €129,000,000 (VAT paid) with Burgess.
B2 was one of the largest vessels at the 2022 Monaco Yacht Show sitting along the breakwater next to Project X and Ahpo in Port Hercule.
She was delivered in 2009 and remains the second-largest launch by the Abeking & Rasmussen shipyard.
A recent four-million-euro refit saw her hull extended by seven meters allowing for a vast beach club that opens on three sides and a glass-bottom swimming pool that sits laterally across the main deck.
Accommodation is for 22 guests with an elevator serving each level right up to the sun deck.
B2 is asking €88,000,000 with Moravia Yachting.
The 3,179GT Sarafsa is one of the largest boats to be built in the UK. Used only privately, she was revealed to the world for the first time this year as she joined the market.
Wellness is at her core with a hammam, gym, spa pool and jacuzzi beneath a retractable roof. Other features include an 11-seat cinema, a touch-and-go helipad and storage for two large tenders.
Sarafsa is asking €65,000,000 with Burgess.
Lürssen’s 85 meter Aurora was one of the most expensive new listings to join the market in 2022.
While she was delivered in 2017, her exterior design plays with retro themes such as circular portholes and arched windows.
In a similar fashion, her interior takes inspiration from the Art Deco movement.
Highlights include an observation lounge on the top deck, and fully-equipped gym with sliding glass doors that open onto the aft deck, and a Jacuzzi with a J-shaped sit-up bar nearby.
Aurora is asking €130,000,000 with Burgess.
The second largest yacht built in North America since the Great Depression, Laurel was originally delivered in 2006 as the flagship of US yard Delta Marine.
Her exterior design was penned by Donald Starkey, and is made instantly recognizable due to the hull’s royal blue coloring.
The yacht’s interiors, also by Starkey, offer accommodation for 12 guests in seven cabins, including a convertible cabin that doubles as a sauna.
Laurel is known for her professional dive facilities, which has made her especially popular among charter guests, with other amenities such as a jacuzzi, gym and a library that converts into a private cinema perfect for movie nights.
Laurel is asking $69,500,000 with IYC.
Solo was delivered in 2018 as the flagship of the Tankoa fleet and is one of two S701 models (Suerte was the first in the series).
Her exterior and interior are the work of an all-Italian design team with Francesco Paszkowski Design and Margherita Casprini creating a modern yacht with a masculine edge.
The beach club serves as one of the yacht’s key design features with natural light streaming in from a glass bottom pool above.
The space is completed by a hammam room decorated with Tuscan calacatta marble, as well as a sauna that notably houses wood from a medieval castle in Finland.
Solo is asking €66,000,000 with Edmiston.
Icon was delivered by her namesake shipyard in 2010 and joins the market for the second time in her history.
She underwent an extensive refit in 2014 that extended the yacht’s overall length by five meters, creating space for a raised infinity pool with a glass bottom that filters a dappled blue light through the renovated beach club below.
Icon was designed by RWD and is a true explorer with an impressive 6,000 nautical mile range, making her suited to an owner looking to cruise far and wide.
On board, Studio Linse offers a “noble simplicity” with the use of neutral colors, pale woods and elegant onyx and marbles, creating a bright and contemporary space for relaxed ocean living.
Icon is asking €45,000,000 (VAT paid) with Fraser.
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Source: Boat International