The 46.8-metre Cantiere delle Marche (CdM) explorer yacht Audace has been sold with Edmiston representing the seller and Ed Dickinson at Northrop & Johnson acting on behalf of the buyer.
Audace was the first fully-custom project to be built by the Ancona-based shipyard and was delivered in 2019. She has had the same owners since new, who in 2021 commissioned the team at Lusben to carry out a number of customisations over an 18-month period following her maiden season. Work included a 1.6-metre extension of the stern and bow, a rebuild of the owner's deck and the installation of elevators for service and private use by the owner.
Audace features design and naval architecture by Floating Life in collaboration with Studio Sculli, while her interior is the work of Alessandra Negrato. A robust profile is defined by a large aft deck which is home to one of two heavy-lifting cranes on board, each painted in a bright red to match the interior furnishings and Audace's bootstripe.
With tenders and toys launched, the space becomes a vast open-air lounge with sunpads, loungers, a shaded dining area and a bar.
The master suite is located on a private owner's deck accessible via the private elevator and retractable staircase. Primary guests entering the suite from the elevator step out into a lounge area that can be converted into an extra cabin as required. Other features include a walk-in wardrobe, two separate en suite bathrooms and access to a wraparound balcony.
The remaining guest accommodation is comprised of two VIP cabins on the lower deck, each with a fold-down balcony, and two doubles on the main deck. The interior is finished in red, white and blue and can sleep a crew of 12.
One of Audace's best-loved features is the beach deck that serves as an informal party space with a fully equipped bar and DJ console, a beach club with direct access to the swim platform.
Power comes from a pair of Caterpillar C32 Acert delivering a range of 4,200 miles at 13 knots. Audace has been built to RINA Class.
Audace was asking €26,000,000.