Kuipers explorer yacht Gusto for sale
by Malcolm Maclean
The 25.5 metre motor yacht Gusto has been listed for sale by Rodd Taylor at Superyacht Sales & Charter in Fort Lauderdale.
Formerly known as Beothuk, she was built in steel and aluminium by Dutch yard Kuipers to a design by Vripack and delivered in 2002 with a complete refit in 2014/2015. With interior joinery in honey cloured satin finished teak throughout, she accommodates six guests in three cabins consisting of a master suite, VIP suite and a twin, all with flat screen stelevisions and en suite bathroom facilities.
The saloon is bright and airy, featuring three large windows on each side and has a full service bar forward to starboard with a wine cooler and ice maker. Aft to starboard is a crescent shaped settee facing an entertainment centre including a large television screen on a rise and fall mechanism and a Kaleidescape server delivering on demand video and audio. The forward dining area has a table easily seating six guests while the galley has a built in dinette with leather upholstered seating for more casual snacks.
The spacious aft deck can be used for al fresco dining in all weathers, sheltered by the boat deck above and with screens enabling it to be fully climate controlled. Port and starboard stairways lead down to the swim platform and access to the engine room.
The pilothouse has a forward helm position with a Stidd chair while aft is a dark brown leather L-shaped settee behind a teak table. Up on the flybridge is a second helm position, comfortable seating and a bar to port.
Twin Caterpillar 300hp diesel engines give her a cruising speed of 10 knots and she has a range easily in excess of 5,500 nautical miles.
Lying in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Gusto is asking $5.5 million.