Benetti motor yacht Kai sold
by Malcolm MacLean
The 36.6 metre motor yacht Kai, listed for sale by Fernando Nicholson at Camper & Nicholsons International, has been sold in an in house deal.
Designed by Stefano Righini, she was built by Italian yard Benetti to ABS class and MCA coded. An elegant interior by Francois Zuretti accommodates 10 guests in five cabins consisting of a main deck master suite featuring 180 degree views, two VIP suites below to port and starboard, and two convertible twin cabins, all with entertainment centres and en suite bathroom facilities. In addition, there are quarters for seven crew.
Each cabin and interior space also has programmable Lutron lighting that permits users to change the mood of the room with the touch of a button.
Her layout has a variety of common areas to relax and entertain family and friends. On the main deck is the saloon with an adjacent area for formal dining while large windows let in lots of natural light. On the bridge deck there is a spacious sky lounge with a bar and day head with shower.
The sky lounge television is set up for games with A/V inputs for a video camera and the system includes surround sound with a Dolby processor and high end Bose speakers. There is marble flooring in the entrance lobby and in the bar.
Outside there is seating for 10 to 12 guests at a large table and an additional alcove to starboard with large sun beds aft, creating a custom feature perfect for relaxing after a meal.
The sundeck features an oversized Jacuzzi with a bar and plenty of space to enjoy the sun on loungers and sun pads. Twin 1,485hp MTU diesel engines give her a range of 3,500 nautical miles and she is fitted with Naiad zero speed stabilisers.
Kai was asking $8,900,000.