Akhir motor yacht Gladius sold
by Malcolm MacLean
The 39 metre motor yacht Gladius, listed for sale by John Jacobi at Merle Wood & Associates, has been sold with Gerald Berton at Coral Gable Yachts introducing the buyer.
Gladius was built in GRP by Italian superyacht yard Cantieri di Pisa to ABS class and MCA compliancy and delivered in 2007 as one of the yard's Akhir range. Her contemporary, light wood interior by Carlo Paladini accommodates up to 12 guests in five cabins consisting of a full beam master suite, two doubles and two twins along with two Pullman berths. All cabins have en suite bathroom facilities.
The main saloon has multiple uses including comfortable seating, a bar and a separate music room with an electric piano. Forward is a formal dining area with seating for 12 guests.
Other features include a cinema lounge with a 50 inch plasma television screen and Bose surround sound system. Extensive deck areas include a vast flybridge offering a Jacuzzi spa, bar and barbecue plus sun loungers and a covered aft deck, making her perfect for al fresco entertaining and dining. A planing hull and twin 2,775hp MTU engines give her a cruising speed of 24 knots with a range of 700 nautical miles at 21 knots.
Fitted with an at anchor stabilisation system, Gladius was asking $5,495,000.