Princess motor yacht Rubio sold

6 November 2018 • Written by Malcolm Maclean

The 26.82 metre motor yacht Rubio, listed for sale by Joe Hill at Princess Motor Yacht Sales, has been sold in an in-house deal with the buyer introduced by Tom Benson.

Built in GRP by UK yard Princess to a design by Bernard Olesinski, Rubio was delivered in 2014 as a Princess 88 model. A striking interior in satin-finished walnut accommodates eight guests in four cabins consisting of a full-beam master suite, VIP suite, a double cabin to port and a twin to starboard, all with entertainment centres, LED television screens and en suite bathroom facilities. In addition, there is accommodation for four crew in two cabins.

Rubio - yacht sold

The main saloon is elegantly furnished, with light coloured settees grouped in a U-shaped arrangement around a large coffee table to port and a sophisticated entertainment centre including a 46-inch television screen on a rise and fall mechanism. Forward is a formal dining area seating eight guests, but the outstanding feature in this area is a set of sliding doors to starboard opening out to a wide sea balcony.

The aft deck comes with a dining table for eight guests on upholstered seating, enabling comfortable and relaxed al fresco dining while up on the flybridge is a helm station forward, a dining table for eight guests on teak chairs, a large bar with sink, fridge, ice maker and barbecue grill, plus a four-person Jacuzzi. Twin 1,948hp MTU diesel engines power to speeds of up to 24 knots and she is fitted with Trac zero speed stabilisers.

Rubio was asking £3,500,000.

More about this yacht

Princess   26.82 m •  2013

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