50 metre Amels motor yacht Volpini sold
by Malcolm Maclean
The 49.3 metre motor yacht Volpini, listed for sale by Harry Bristow-Holmes at Bristow-Holmes, has been sold with the buyer introduced by Josh Gulbranson at Fraser.
With exterior styling and interior design by Donald Starkey, Volpini was built in steel and aluminium by Dutch yard Amels and delivered in 2004. She went back to the yard in 2014 for a major refit that included a full repaint, machinery and electronics upgrades, and a comprehensive interior facelift.
Accommodation is for up to 12 guests in five cabins consisting of a main deck master suite with a private deck, VIP suite, double and two twins plus two Pullman berths, all with entertainment centres, television screens and en suite bathroom facilities. A further six cabins sleep 12 crewmembers.
The expansive saloon has comfortable seating on settees and upholstered armchairs with glass topped coffee tables, bar and an entertainment centre. The adjacent dining area has formal seating for 10 guests and can be closed off for maximum privacy.
Exterior areas are generous and include a large a large aft deck with al fresco dining options while a huge sun deck offers built-in seating areas, a dining table, sun loungers, a bar, Jacuzzi and sun pads along with a hard top giving protection from the sun.
Twin 12V 2000 M70 MTU diesel engines give her a cruising speed of 12 knots and a range of 4,000 nautical miles.
Volpini was asking €18,500,000 and will be renamed Vibrance.