She began life as a military vessel built by french yard Chantier Naval de l'Esterel to a design by Andre Mauric using triple planked mahogany and delivered in 1963. In 2003 she was completely rebuilt using the finest materials to marry her excellent sea-keeping qualities to all the comforts of a stylish and practical modern superyacht. Under her current ownership, Tempest WS has been refitted annually.
Accommodation is for eight guests in four cabins consisting of a master suite on the main deck while below lie a VIP suite and port and starboard twin cabins convertible to doubles. All cabins have mosaic en suite bathroom facilities, televisions and entertainment systems.
The main saloon has a warm, serene look with joinery in wenge and sycamore woods and custom carpeting. There is also a large L-shaped sofa, a coffee table and a built in Samsung television screen. Forward is the formal dining room with seating for eight on custom Philippe Starck chairs. The saloon has access to the large aft deck via automatic sliding doors. There, guests will find all they need for al fresco entertaining and dining including a mahogany table seating 10, a fridge, bar, ice maker, sofas and chairs. Twin 715hp Caterpillar engines power her to speeds of up to 20 knots.
Lying in the South of France, Tempest WS is asking €4,950,000.