Explorer yacht Alter Ego now for sale with Camper & Nicholsons
by Malcolm MacLean
The 33.8 metre converted explorer yacht Alter Ego has had a central agency change and is now listed for sale by Foulques de Raigniac at Camper & Nicholsons.
Originally built in steel and aluminium by German yard Veb J Varnke as an oceangoing tug, Alter Ego was delivered in 1991. In 2001, the French yard CMN Cherbourg converted her into a luxury yacht to a design by Martin Francis and she was further refitted in 2011. The conversion of yacht for saleAlter Ego included a new hull, enlarged sun deck, repaint and improved stabilisation, and she was refitted again in 2016.
She now offers a beautifully appointed interior and her exterior decks have an abundance of space ideal for relaxing, or entertaining. A popular yacht on the charter circuit, she is also ideal for large scale corporate entertaining, accommodating up to 100 guests at the quay for cocktails or a reception. For private use, she is a true go-anywhere yacht and is also an ideal family boat.
Now MCA compliant and Bureau Veritas classed, she boasts an interior design by Jean Pierre Paquet, accommodating 12 guests in five cabins, along with two Pullman berths. The accommodation consists of a master suite, two doubles and two twin cabins, all with en suite bathroom facilities. A central server offers a huge range of on-demand video and audio. A single 950hp SKL engine gives her a range of 3,000 nautical miles at her cruising speed of 10 knots.
Lying in France, Alter Ego is asking €1,950,000.