Northrop & Johnson sells Benetti superyacht Lady Sheila with Worth Avenue Yachts
2014-06-11By Malcolm MacLean

News from Michael Mahan and Michael White at Worth Avenue Yachts that they've closed on their listing for sale, the 44m motor yacht Lady Sheila, with Sean Doyle at Northrop & Johnson representing the buyer.

Built by Italian superyacht builder Benetti to ABS class, Lady Sheila is one of the yard's Vision 145 series of full displacement yachts, designed by Stefano Righini and delivered in 2009. MCA compliant, she accommodates up to 12 guests in a five stateroom layout. The master suite offers an impressive 270-degree view and has ample wardrobe and storage space, and there are a further two VIP staterooms with queen size beds and two twin cabins, each with Pullman berths.

The well appointed staterooms have marble en suite bathroom facilities and have on demand film and audio through a Kaleidescape server. Her interior was designed by Bannenberg & Rowell and includes a central glass elevator and a light main saloon with stylish wooden floors in dark and light stripes.

Twin 1,300hp Caterpillar engines give her a cruising speed of 14.5 knots and a range of 4,000 nautical miles at 11 knots. Lady Sheila was asking $15.9 million.