Penned by designer Ron Holland, Dorothea III was built with a steel hull and GRP superstructure by Chinese yard Cheoy Lee and delivered in 2007. She was constructed with adventure in mind and has successfully cruised over 170,000 miles in the past eight years, scooping the Voyagers Award at the 2020 World Superyacht Awards following a 20-month circumnavigation.
The décor is contemporary with horizontally banded gloss-finished Macassar ebony making up much of the panelling and built-in furnishings. Window mullions are unintrusive so as not to hinder guests' views, while the lighting design successfully creates a "night-time ambience."Read More/Inside the epic voyage of 45m Dorothea III
She sleeps up to nine guests in five cabins, comprising 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 a team of nine.
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 was asking $11,450,000.