Ocean Independence signs sailing superyacht This is Us for sale
by Malcolm MacLean
Boasting an impeccable Dutch pedigree, she was designed inside and out by Andre Hoek and built by Holland Jachtbouw to Lloyds class with delivery in 2005. Her interior woodwork is in cherry with wenge flooring throughout the spacious saloon with cream leather covered U shaped seating and a coffee table. Opposite is a new Loewe 46 inch High Definition television, a Samsung Blu-ray DVD player and amplifier.
Accommodation is for eight guests in four staterooms. The master suite is on the main deck and below is a VIP stateroom and two cabins - all with televisions, Blu-ray DVD and en suite bathroom facilities. On deck, there is a comfortable and sheltered cockpit between the helm and pilothouse with a folding dining table and Bimini top protection from the sun. A very popular yacht on the charter circuit, sailing superyacht This is Us also won the 2012 St Barths Bucket.
Under power, a 425hp Lugger engine delivers a range of 2,500 nautical miles at seven knots. This is Us received a thorough refit at Holland Jachtbouw from June to November 2013 and now presents in sparkling condition.
Lying in Valencia, Spain, This is Us is asking €8,950,000.