Palmer Johnson motor yacht BB3 sold
by Malcolm MacLean
The 37.5 metre motor yacht BB3, listed for sale by Wes Sanford at Northrop & Johnson, is sold with Ryan Woods at Woods & Associates introducing the buyer.
Built by US yard Palmer Johnson, BB3 was delivered in 2006 as the second hull in the yard's 123’ series. Exterior styling is by Venice-based naval architects Nuvolari Lenard who also designed her interior, which uses walnut and sycamore panelling throughout along with Italian fabrics and custom furniture to create an atmosphere of sheer elegance and relaxation. An expansive open plan saloon with joinery in traditional hardwoods has several large settees, a full entertainment centre with a large television screen and leads into a formal dining area for eight guests. The extensive aft and sun decks have al fresco entertaining and dining facilities with seating, tables and wet bars.
Originally RINA classed and MCA compliant, although both now lapsed, BB3 accommodates eight guests in a master suite, VIP suite and two double cabins, all fitted in exquisite taste. The master suite is located on the main deck and has a king size bed, walk in wardrobes and a full en suite bathroom. Below deck, the VIP and two double cabins come complete with en suite bathrooms. She can be readily converted back into RINA class with an MCA certification if desired.
Twin 2,750hp MTU engines give BB3 a range of 1,100 nautical miles at 14 knots and, fitted with an ASEA shore power converter, she can find a welcome home in any port in the world.
BB3 was asking $6,750,000.