AFRICA is one of the few recent fast motor yachts of this size range that can offer comfort as well as speed. She is contemporary without being extreme. Her fine lines and efficient hull make her very smooth at all speed ranges as well as at anchor. She has only had two owners since new. VAT paid and ready for a new owner.
A panoramic forward facing bench seat. Large Jacuzzi centrally located. Aft to port is the dining table to seat ten guests. To starboard is a bench seat with a low coffee table. There is a Bimini with flood lighting and low level deck lighting as well as waterproof speakers.
Starting forward is the bridge that has side doors, port and starboard giving a full walk around and access to the fore deck.
Aft and to port is the radio area which also gives access to the comfortable Captain’s cabin.
Port is the upper deck pantry which leads into the upper deck sky lounge. At the forward section is day head and the stairway and elevator down to main deck.
On the starboard side forward is the VIP suite with a comfortable bathroom, comprising of a hydromassage bath tub, sink area and WC. A lot of natural light enters this cabin from the large side window.
An "L" shaped bar is in the forward port section of the sky lounge whilst to starboard is the large "L" shaped sofa. The TV and entertainments system are on starboard side aft.
Sliding doors lead out onto the upper deck with its covered area. A centrally positioned dining table for 10, as well as a relaxed built in seating to port.
Main deck staring forward:
The Master cabin has a centrally positioned bed facing forward. Once again it is flooded with daylight due to the sliding doors that lead out onto the foredeck.
On the port side of the cabin is the large bathroom with double sinks and a large shower area, WC and bidet.
On starboard side is a vanity that turns into a desk area. There is also a minibar and an owner’s safe. A full walk in fully fitted dressing room is part of this cabin.
Down a few steps aft within the owner’s suite is the owner’s private lounge which has ample relaxed seating as well as a TV area. There is another separate bathroom with a stall shower and WC.
Aft of the master suite to starboard is the main lobby. A side weather tight door leads onto the starboard side deck. The main staircase up to upper deck or down to lower guest cabins. There is also a guest day head off the lobby.
Aft is the main deck saloon and dining room. The dinning table is forward. The open plan layout gives good length and the panoramic windows allow a lot of daylight to filter into the main saloon.
Aft of the dining area is the "L" shaped sofa with a low coffee table and a couple of relaxed arm chairs. This area faces the TV which is built into the furniture on the starboard side. Aft to port is a library and desk area. To starboard is a wet bar that is discretely hidden away by an electric door. The aft deck is covered and has a dining table which seats ten guests on chairs and a bench seat.
The galley is forward of the dining room. The hot area is all the way forward. Moving aft is the pantry to give easy access to the dining area for service.
Lower deck starting forward:
There are four bunk bedded crew cabins all with separate bathrooms, with shower, sink and WC’s.
Aft to port is the crew mess. To starboard is the crew galley and laundry area. The staircase from the crew leads up to the main galley with easy exit onto the port side deck.
Aft of the crew area are the guest cabins accessed from the main lobby stair case.
Forward in this area are the two mirror imaged twin cabins with their own on suite bathrooms aft.
Aft of the lower lobby are the two double bedded guest cabins. At the aft section of these cabins you walk through the wardrobe area into the nicely appointed bathrooms with full amenities including stall showers, sinks and WC’s.
Aft is the engine room. It is well laid out with a full engineers control room. Access to the engine room is gained via the aft garage or direct access to each side deck.
All the way aft is the large garage with ample room for tender and other water sport equipment. There is a fuelling station. The aft garage door folds down to make a large swim platform area giving very easy and comfortable access to the water.
Build & Design
- Name: AFRICA
- Yacht Type: Motor Yacht
- Length Overall: 46.99m (154' 2")
- Beam: 8.5m (27' 10")
- Max Draught: 2.8m (9' 2")
- Gross Tonnage: 492.00
- Displacement Tonnage: 366.00
- Builder: Benetti
- Year of Build: 2010
- Hull Number: FB 501
- Hull Type: Semi Displacement
- Number of Decks: 3
Performance & Capacities
- Max Speed: 24.00kn
- Cruising Speed: 20.00kn
- Range (nm): 3400.00nm @ 12.00kn
- Fuel Capacity: 55000.00L / 14529.46USG
- Water Capacity: 12000.00L / 3170.07USG
- Make: MTU
- Model: 16V4000M90
- Type: Diesel
- Quantity: 2
- Hull: Aluminium
- Superstructure: Aluminium
- Deck: Teak
- Guests: 12
- Passenger Rooms: 6
- Master Rooms: 1
- VIP Rooms: 1
- Double Rooms: 2
- Twin Rooms: 2
- MCA Compliant: Yes
**Approximate price conversion.