Sanlorenzo motor yacht Achilles sold
by Malcolm Maclean
The 46 metre motor yacht Achilles, listed for sale by Pierre Badin at G-Yachts, has been sold with Mike Simpson at Simpson Marine introducing the buyer.
Designed by Francesco Paszkowski, she was built in steel and aluminium by Italian yard Sanlorenzo to ABS class and was delivered in 2012, going on to become a finalist at the 2013 World Superyacht Awards. MCA compliant, she accommodates up to 11 guests in five generous cabins consisting of a full-beam master suite on the main deck, three doubles and a twin plus a Pullman berth, all with full en-suite bathroom facilities.
The saloon has comfortable seating on L-shaped settees, a bar and an entertainment centre including a large Loewe television screen and a Kaleidescape sever providing on-demand video and audio. More relaxation is available in the skylounge, which has been fitted with L-shaped seating, an entertainment centre and a stereo surround sound system. Relaxed dining is available at a circular glass topped table.
Both the upper and main aft decks are optimised for al fresco entertainment and dining with U-shaped seating and low tables, while the vast sun deck has a dining area for 12 guests a bar, barbecue and grill sheltered by a custom hard top. Aft is a sunbathing area including a Jacuzzi, sun pads and sun loungers. Other features include a well equipped gym and a beach club.
Twin 2,040hp Caterpillar diesel engines give her a cruising speed of 15 knots and a range of 4,800 nautical miles at 12 knots. In addition, she is fitted with Quantum fin zero speed stabilisers.
Achilles was asking €19,950,000 with VAT paid.