Falcon motor yacht The Wellesley II sold
by Malcolm Maclean
The 32.4 metre motor yacht The Wellesley II, listed for sale by David Westwood at Thompson, Westwood & White, has been sold in house.
Designed by Stefano Righini, The Wellesley II was built in GRP by Italian yard Falcon Yachts to RINA class and delivered in 2001 with a full refit in 2013. A sophisticated Art Deco interior by Fox Linton Associates accommodates up to eight guests in a master suite, VIP suite and two twins with Pullman berths, while the convertible media room can serve as another cabin, bringing the total number of guests she sleeps to 12. All guest accommodation comes complete with entertainment centres and en-suite bathroom facilities. In addition, there are quarters for five crew.
A contemporary interior features cream carpeting and high gloss wood panelling throughout. The large main saloon has bespoke handmade furniture, beveled mirrors and stunning fashion photography from the 1920s and 1930s Vanity Fair and Vogue magazine archives. The smoky blue and champagne colour pallets, against the cherry wood detailing and burnished metal lamps, give the room a sense of understated elegance and romance.
Al fresco entertaining and dining are readily available on the aft deck with a table and built-in seating, while on the large sun deck there are sun pads and loungers, a Jacuzzi, wet bar and a barbecue grill. Twin 2,000hp MTU diesel engines give her a cruising speed of 17 knots, topping out at 25 knots.
The Wellesley II was asking €2,700,000.