Benetti superyacht Cakewalk sold
by Malcolm MacLean
The 55 metre motor yacht Cakewalk, jointly listed for sale by Burgess and Merle Wood & Associates, has been sold with Kevin Greene at Merle Wood & Associates introducing the buyer
Previously known as Altitude, she was built in steel and aluminium by Italian yard Benetti and delivered in 2003. Lloyds classed and MCA compliant, Cakewalk offers a sleek profile, extensive deck areas and well-conceived, spacious interiors. Accommodation is provided for up to 14 guests in six cabins. The vast split-level owner’s suite has his and hers white marble bathrooms, a separate study and a private raised observation lounge with spectacular views forward. Clever design provides for a VIP cabin on the upper deck, affording wonderful views rarely enjoyed in guest accommodation. Further accommodation is provided in two double and two twin cabins, each with a Pullman berth, on the lower deck and all cabins have en suite facilities.
Cakewalk has a spacious, generous layout with wide appeal, featuring warm cherry and burr walnut woods throughout. She has three spacious aft decks which offer a host of opportunities for al fresco living with open seating, lounging and dining areas located across the decks. She completed a $2 million refit in Florida in March 2015 which has brought her up to a very high standard throughout. Recent interior décor upgrades include re-upholstered soft furnishings, new loose furniture, dining table and carpets. A complete review of all technical systems has also taken place along with cosmetic detailing in all technical areas
Twin 1,850hp Caterpillar engines give a cruising speed of 14 knots with a range of 7,000 nautical miles at 12 knots and she is fitted with zero speed stabilisers.
Cakewalk was asking €21,950,000.