Cheoy Lee motor yacht Dorothea III for sale
by Malcolm Maclean
The 45 metre motor yacht Dorothea III has been listed for sale by Walter Sea at Camper & Nicholsons International.
Designed by Ron Holland, Dorothea III was built with a steel hull and GRP superstructure by Chinese yard Cheoy Lee to ABS class and delivered in 2007 with many upgrades since, most recently in 2015. Accommodation for 10 guests in five cabins is arranged as a master suite on the bridge deck, a VIP suite, double, twin and a gym easily converted back to a guest cabin. All cabins have entertainment centres and en suite bathroom facilities while the crew quarters sleep eight staff aboard this yacht for sale.
The décor is contemporary with horizontally banded gloss-finished Macassar ebony making up much of the panelling and built-in furnishings. Rich walnut floors add a masculine look. Window treatments are simple so as not to restrict views, while the sophisticated, multi-level lighting design creates suitable night-time ambiance or brightens grey days.
Dorothea III is built for travelling the world’s oceans and has successfully cruised over 170,000 miles in the past 8 years. She recently completed a South American circumnavigation including cruising the fjords of southern Chile and Argentina.
Her top speed is 13 knots and she boasts a maximum cruising range of 6,000 nautical miles at 10 knots with power coming from a single 1,936hp Caterpillar 3512-B diesel engine. For added safety and comfort, she is fitted with Naiad zero speed stabilisers.
Dorothea III is asking $14,500,000.