The 44.6 metre Benetti motor yacht Il Sole has been jointly listed for sale by Yves de Lena of YDL Yachting with Kevin Bonnie at IYC.
Built in steel and aluminium by Italian yard Benetti to a design by Stefano Natucci, she was delivered in 1994. Immaculately maintained by the owner and a proven charter yacht, she underwent an extensive refit in 2012. This was followed by a new paint job in 2018 and a €2.7 million refit in 2019. She offers accommodation for up to 12 guests in six cabins comprising a master suite, VIP suite, three doubles and a twin cabin, all with en suite bathroom facilities She is also capable of carrying up to nine crew aboard.
The main deck saloon houses a formal dining area for up to 12 guests with a large table easily convertible into a roulette table. The media room carries a collection of books that are predominantly a mixture of modern art, fashion and interior design. Here can also be found a range of entertainment options including a projection screen, plasma television screen and a Kaleidescape DVD video system.
The outside areas are of particular note, with ample space for dining on each of her three decks. With a large upper deck featuring wraparound seating, this is an ideal entertaining space, enhanced by a large Jacuzzi spa tub and large bar with matching parasols.. Powered by two new Caterpillar 2230hp diesel engines, she is capable of a top speed of 15 knots and has a comfortable range of 2,000 nautical miles when cruising at 12 knots. An advanced stabilisation system on board ensures guest comfort and safety.
Il Sole is asking €7,900,000 with VAT paid.