Benetti motor yacht Libra Star sold
by Malcolm MacLean
The 43.6 metre motor yacht Libra Star, listed for sale by Gaston and Alex Lees-Buckley at Camper & Nicholsons, has been sold with Nicholas Macpherson at HMY Yachts introducing the buyer
Designed by Stefano Righini, she was built in GRP by Italian yard Benetti and delivered in 2008 as one of the yard's Vision series with the same owner since new. A Francois Zuretti interior accommodates up to 12 guests in five large cabins including an impressive master suite on the main deck, two doubles and two twins - both with Pullman berths. All cabins have full en suite bathroom facilities. In addition, she has quarters for nine crew
A large open-plan main saloon with various seating options is the perfect place to relax after an afternoon spent out on the water toys, while the LED lit bar and formal dining area with panoramic views are a glamorous evening retreat from the cares of the everyday world.
The three decks of Libra Star have ample outdoor seating areas and there is a bar on each deck, making al fresco entertaining a joy, while there is also a Jacuzzi and sunbathing areas on the sun deck. Twin 1,300hp Caterpillar engines give her a range of 4,000 nautical miles and she is fitted with zero speed stabilisers.
She came with approximately €1 million in upgrades and extras including major interior upgrades, exterior restyling and upgrades, a full Awlgrip paint job on the hull and an upgrade to the audio visual system.
Libra Star was asking €10.95 million.