Benetti motor yacht QM of London sold
by Malcolm MacLean
The 50 metre motor yacht QM of London has been sold, with Cornelius Gerling at Edmiston & Company acting for the buyer and seller.
Designed by Stefano Natucci, QM of London was built in steel and aluminium by Italian superyacht yard Benetti and delivered in 1998 as one of the yard’s Golden Bay series. ABS classed and MCA compliant, she sleeps 14 guests in seven cabins consisting of a master suite, two VIP suites, one double and three twin cabins, all with entertainment centres, television screens and en suite bathroom facilities. The vast owner’s suite runs the entire width of the top deck, while on the main deck are two VIP suites with queen size beds.
The elegant main saloon has fabric panelling, a large leather settee, themed artwork and a state of the art entertainment centre including a large B&O television screen. Forward is the formal dining room where 12 guests can be comfortably seated.
On the sun deck there is a large sunbathing area forward, intimate seating for two and a large settee that is sheltered from the sun if preferred. Next to the bar is a barbecue grill and centrally located on the deck is a heated Jacuzzi. There is an awning over the large round table that completes this expansive dining and relaxation area. Aft is an exercise area with a Techno Gym running machine and Techno Gym elliptical trainer.
Twin 2,252hp MTU diesel engines give her a cruising speed of 14 knots, a range of 3,800 nautical miles at 12 knots and she is fitted with zero speed stabilisers.
Lying in Porto Antico, Italy, QM of London was asking €8,995,000.