40m Heesen motor yacht Lionshare sold
by Malcolm MacLean
The 39.32 metre motor yacht Lionshare, listed for sale by Mark Elliott at IYC, has been sold in an in-house deal.
Built by Dutch yard Heesen and delivered in 1987, this superyacht had an extensive refit in 2009 and her Clifford Denn interior combines pale tones, hardwood floors and dark wood highlights to create a contemporary, open plan layout.
The generous saloon has relaxation areas for 10 guests on large sofas and matching chairs and is separated from the formal dining area with seating for 10 by a cabinet containing a 50 inch Pioneer plasma television screen.
Accommodation is for up to 12 guests in five cabins. The main deck master suite has a king size bed and large panoramic windows while below is a VIP suite with a king size bed, a second double cabin with a king size bed, a twin and, further aft, a cabin which sleeps four, all with en suite facilities.
Her top speed is 17 knots and she boasts a maximum cruising range of 4,250 nautical miles at 14 knots with power coming from two 1,350hp Deutz-MWM diesel engines.
Lionshare was asking $4,500,000.