Built in steel and aluminium by Italian yard Benetti, she was delivered in 1991 as Shamwari, the first of the yard’s true custom superyachts. A lavish interior by Francois Zuretti accommodates 11 guests in six cabins consisting of a main deck master suite with two separate bathrooms, while below there are four doubles and a single cabin, all with Samsung televisions and en suite shower facilities.
The main saloon is suitably impressive with large overstuffed sofas upholstered in gold fabric, coffee tables, a bar and an entertainment centre. Up one deck, the upper deck saloon has U-shaped seating, a games table, bar with three stools and an entertainment centre including a 55-inch Sony television.
Outdoor spaces are extensive and include a large aft deck with seating and a table for al fresco dining while the upper deck has outdoor dining for eight around a teak table. The sun deck offers more relaxation again, with seating, sun pads and a Jacuzzi. Last refitted from April 2013 to August 2014, twin 2000hp MTU engines give Mistress a cruising range of 2,700 nautical miles at10.5 knots and she is fitted with zero-speed stabilisers.
Lying in Italy, Mistress is asking €7.9 million.