Moonen motor yacht La Dolce Vita sold
by Malcolm Maclean
The 26 metre motor yacht La Dolce Vita, listed for sale by Rytis Babravicius at Ocean Independence, has been sold with the buyer introduced by Derk Jan Rolff at Northrop & Johnson.
Designed by Mulder Design, La Dolce Vita was built in steel and aluminium by Dutch yard Moonen to Lloyd's class and delivered in 1999 with a comprehensive refit in 2011/2012. The interior decor in cherry wood veneers with solid cherry inserts runs throughout the yacht, which can accommodate up to six guests in three cabins laid out as a master suite, double and twin. All guest cabins have entertainment centres and en suite bathroom facilities, while a further two cabins sleep up to three crewmembers.
The main saloon has warm cherry wood joinery matched with fine leathers and fabrics, a large settee to port and an eclectic range of armchairs and coffee tables. To starboard is an entertainment centre including a 42-inch retractable television screen, while further forward is a dining area with seating for up to eight guests.
The sheltered aft deck is arranged for al fresco entertaining and dining, while up on the sundeck is a port helm station forward and a large guest area offering built-in upholstered seating with two tables to port and a wet bar and barbecue to starboard, all sheltered by a Bimini top.
Twin MAN 670hp diesel engines allow a cruising speed of 12 knots, topping out at 13 knots, and she is fitted with Koopnautic zero-speed stabilisers.
La Dolce Vita was asking €1,250,000 with VAT paid.