Built in GRP by South African yard Southern Wind to a design by Reichel Pugh and launched in 2001 with a refit in 2010, Whisper is the first hull of the successful SW 78 series. The general arrangement plan, deck layout and interior design are the work of Nauta Design.
Accommodation on this yacht for sale is for seven guests in three cabins including a master suite, double stateroom and a twin plus a Pullman berth, all with en suite bathroom facilities. In addition, there are quarters for three crew and the yacht offers plenty of storage room in all areas.
Ample deck space includes a large cockpit for al fresco dining and there are several areas available for sunbathing.
Below decks, she features a classic teak-lined saloon with blue upholstery, a teak and holly floor and a white ceiling. The upper saloon provides room for a dining table for 8 to 10 guests, plus a conversation area opposite with a projector for cinema quality television on a drop-down screen. The saloon also comes with a refrigerator and an icemaker.
Previously named Far Niente, she is a veteran on the regatta circuit, having won the Maxi Rolex cup in 2009 and finishing fifth out of a field of nearly 300 competing yachts in the Rolex Fastnet regatta.
Under power, a 230hp Yanmar engine gives her a cruising speed of 9 knots.
Yacht for sale Whisper is now asking €1,950,000 with VAT paid.