Sanlorenzo SD92 motor yacht Nyala of Africa is sold
by Philip Reynolds
The 27.6 metre Sanlorenzo SD92 luxury yacht Nyala of Africa, listed for sale by Sanlorenzo affiliated, Antibes-based David Delpierre, has been been sold, with Pierre Badin of G-Yachts introducing the buyer.
The semi-displacement, GRP constructed Nyala of Africa is the 29th hull of 34 from the Italian builder Sanlorenzo’s SD92 range. She has had one previous owner.
Mr Badin described the transaction, which involved a part cash and part exchange of a Fairline 68 from the buyer, as an “easy sale”.
The design of the SD92 was inspired by the classic transatlantic liners of the 1930s and 40s and, says Sanlorenzo, “meets every conceivable design and performance requirement”.
The deck and flybridge floor are teak while the interior is pickled oak. There is a dining area off the main saloon with room for eight people. The owner’s cabin has a bathroom and dressing area and on the lower deck there is a full-beam VIP cabin amidship, also with en suite bathroom and dressing area. There are two further guest cabins with bathrooms. In all, there is accommodation for eight passengers.
The crew area on the lower deck has a captain’s cabin with bathroom and two cabins with bunk beds to accommodate the four-strong crew.
Nyala of Africa is capable of a crusing speed of 17 knots with her two MAN 1,200hp engines.
Lying in La Spezia in Liguria in northern Italy, Nyala of Africa was constructed in 2012 and registered the following year. Sanlorenzo, has been building yachts since 1958 and has the 112 and 126 also in the SD range.
The sale was completed on September 30. The asking price for yacht for saleNyala of Africa was €4.7 million (£3.5 million) VAT paid.