Hot news as James McMaster at McMaster Yachts closes on his listing for sale, the 39.8 metre sailing yacht Alithia, with Marc Haendle at Ocean Independence representing the buyer.
Alithia was built in Alustar by German superyacht yard Abeking & Rasmussen to a design by Bill Tripp and delivered in 2002. She boasts an Andrew Winch interior sleeping up to 10 guests and six crew. Flexible guest accommodation consists of a master suite, two twin staterooms and a children's cabin with six berths and all have en suite facilities. In addition, the yacht's library has a large sofa that converts into a further double bed.
She combines the charm of a traditional sailing yacht, the pace of a performance yacht and the advantages of state of the art technology for navigation, communication and safety. Under power, a a 600hp MTU engine gives her a cruising speed of 10 knots and she was fitted with new Doyle Stratis sails early in 2013.
Lying in Croatia, Alithia was asking €6 million.