2 images

Benetti Motor Yacht Africa I for Sale

2020-09-02By Malcolm MacLean

The 47 metre motor yacht Africa I has been listed for sale by Filip Jerolimov at IYC.

Built in aluminium by Italian yard Benetti to a design by Stefano Natucci and ABS classed, she was delivered in 2010 and refreshed in 2020 with a brand-new interior. A warm, welcoming interior by Francois Zuretti accommodates up to 12 guests in six cabins consisting of a main deck master suite, a VIP suite on the bridge deck, two doubles and two mirror-image twins, all with entertainment centres, Sony television screens and en suite bathroom facilities. In addition, there are quarters for nine crew.

The main deck saloon is open-plan with panoramic windows giving excellent views, an L-shaped seating area to port with a low coffee table, library and full bar. To starboard is an entertainment centre including a 48 inch Sony Bravia plasma television screen and a stereo surround sound system. Forward is a formal dining area with upholstered seating for up to ten guests.

Africa I is asking €13,900,000 with VAT paid.

The aft deck is covered and has a dining table that seats ten guests on chairs and a bench seat, offering an excellent space for al fresco cocktails and convivial dining.

Upstairs, the large skylounge has an L-shaped bar with an ice maker to port, while to starboard is an L-shaped settee facing an entertainment centre including a 32-inch Sony plasma television screen. Sliding glass and stainless steel doors lead out to the upper aft deck with a table and built-in upholstered seating for up to ten guests to enjoy the outdoor fresh air.

Twin 3,647hp MTU diesel engines give her a range of 3,400 nautical miles at 12 knots and she is fitted with Quantum zero speed stabilisers.

Africa I is asking €13,900,000 with VAT paid.