HJB sailing yacht This is Us sold
by Malcolm MacLean
The 41.83 metre sailing yacht This is Us, listed for sale by Nick Dean and Marc Haendle at Ocean Independence, has been sold with the buyer introduced by William Collier at GL Watson.
This is Us has an exterior and interior design by Andre Hoek and was built in aluminium by Dutch yard Holland Jachtbouw to Lloyd's class with delivery in 2005. Her interior woodwork is in cherry with wenge flooring throughout the spacious saloon, with comfortable cream leather U-shaped seating and a coffee table. Opposite is a new Loewe 46-inch High Definition television, a Samsung Blu-Ray DVD player and amplifier.
Eight guests can be accommodated in four cabins. The master suite is situated on the main deck and below is a VIP cabin and two cabins — all with televisions, Blu-ray, DVD and en-suite bathroom facilities. On deck, there is a comfortable and sheltered cockpit between the helm and pilothouse with a folding dining table and Bimini top protection from the sun. A very popular yacht on the charter circuit, This is Us also won the 2012 St Barths Bucket.
Under power, a single 425hp Lugger engine delivers a range of 2,500 nautical miles at seven knots. This is Us received a thorough refit at Holland Jachtbouw from June to November 2013 with further work and a repaint in 2015.
This is Us was asking €5,950,000.