36 metre motor yacht Grand Cru back on the market
by Malcolm MacLean
Sold in September 2015, the 35.5 metre motor yacht Grand Cru III is back on the market, renamed simply Grand Cru and listed for sale by Alex Busher at Edmiston & Company.
Grand Cru was built in steel and aluminium by Italian yard Benetti Sail Division to a design by PB Behage and RINA classed with delivery in 2009 and her most refit in 2016. A successful charter yacht, she has a spacious interior with American cherry wood panelling, parquet flooring and fine marbles. Accommodation is for eight guests in a master suite, VIP suite and two twin cabins plus a Pullman berth and all cabins have en-suite facilities.
The expansive main saloon of this yacht for sale has a bar with glass storage, two large settees, coffee tables, low side cabinets for storage and a writing desk on the starboard side, and leads into a formal dining area for eight guests around a solid wood table.
Her aft deck has been thoughtfully planned for extended cruising and features an infrared heating system to keep the entire area at a balmy temperature throughout the seasons. Up on the sun deck there is al fresco dining for 10 guests with infrared heating, a large sunbathing area, Jacuzzi, bar and bar plus a retractable sun shade and a mist generator over the bar and dining area. Also on this deck is a gymnasium with a steam and shower room. Twin 600hp Caterpillar engines give her a range of 3,000 nautical miles at 12 knots.
Lying in La Napoule, France, Grand Cru is asking €5.5 million with VAT paid.