Princess motor yacht Spica sold
by Malcolm Maclean
The 24.1 metre motor yacht Spica, listed for sale by Olympic Marine, has been sold with Pacific Motor Yachts in Australia introducing the buyer.
Designed by Bernard Olesinski, Spica was built in GRP by British yard Princess Yachts and delivered in 2010 as a Princess 78 model. Her décor has satin finished light oak joinery throughout and she accommodates eight guests in four cabins consisting of a master suite, VIP suite and two twins, one of which converts to a double. All cabins have entertainment systems and en suite bathroom facilities. In addition, there are quarters for two crew.
The saloon is open plan and comes with two leather sofas, two armchairs, a coffee table and an entertainment centre including a large television screen and a stereo surround sound system. Forward is a formal dining area with seating for eight guests and storage for glassware, china and silver.
The flybridge offers everything guests might need to enjoy life outdoors, including a wet bar, ice maker, fridge, barbecue grill and a Jacuzzi tub, sheltered from the sun by a hydraulic Bimini top.
She boasts a high technical specification throughout including hydraulic thrusters, upgraded generators, reverse-cycle air conditioning, third station controls, Raymarine G series navigation equipment, a hydraulic swim platform and water maker. The flybridge is also highly specified with a flybridge crane, giving the option for a jet ski as well as a tender stored on the aft hydraulic platform.
Twin 1,825hp Caterpillar diesel engines give her a cruising speed of 26 knots and she is fitted with Trac fin zero speed stabilisers.
Lying in the South of France, Spica was asking €1,950,000.