Sovereign motor yacht Aspen Alternative sold
by Malcolm Maclean
The 36.6 metre pilothouse motor yacht Aspen Alternative, custom built by Sovereign Yachts in 2002 and listed for sale with Yachtzoo, has been sold with Talbot Freeman at Talbot Freeman & Associates introducing the buyer.
Setzer Design Group designed the semi-displacement hull and the interiors are by Patrick Knowles. She has recently undergone a refit and has a very high end interior and an extensive equipment list, including new exterior paint, new teak decks, two new generators and a new flybridge hardtop.
She has four cabins plus a gym with Pullman berth, an owner's office/study on the main deck and an extra large flybridge. She was described by Yachtzoo as “a unique, well-maintained vessel”.
Aspen Alternative offers accommodation for up to nine guests in a master, VIP and two double cabins, and a Pullman berth in the gymnasium. The gym on Aspen Alternative is one of the many eye-catching features on the vessel and situated on the lower deck. As well as the availability of the Pullman berth it has a 21in television, dumb-bell rack and elliptical exerciser.
She has a beautiful saloon with plentiful seating, including a love seat, ottoman, leather game seat, chairs and table and a wet bar. There is a full entertainment arrangement with a HD Smart TV and home theatre system. Further forward and adjoining the main saloon is the formal dining area.
The office area located forward on the main deck is sound-proofed and features a couch, built-in desk, 30 inch television, DVD and CD changer home theatre. The galley also boasts a television as well as a host of equipment.
A popular yacht for charter, she is primed for entertaining with a large aft deck with a U-shaped settee with two tables, a large television screen, wet bar with five stools, ice maker and refrigerator. The upper deck also features a wet bar with four stools, a U-shaped dinette for al fresco dining, sun pads, and a centreline spa pool, rotisserie and grill.
She has a 5.7 metre Novurania tender with 115hp 4-stroke Yamaha outboard. Her twin 2,000hp MTU engines give her a cruising speed of 17 knots and a maximum speed of 23 knots.
Aspen Alternative was asking $4,750,000.