Worth Avenue lists Benetti superyacht Banyan III for sale
2014-05-06By Malcolm MacLean

News in over the transom from Worth Avenue Yachts that Mark Osterhaven and Michael Mahan have listed the 36.58m motor yacht Banyan III for sale.

Built in GRP to ABS class by Italian superyacht yard Benetti, she was designed by Stefano Righini and is one of the yard's Classic 120 models, delivered in 2008. An interior by Francois Zuretti is warm, elegant and welcoming, sleeping 10 guests in five staterooms. A spacious master suite is on the main deck forward with a king-sized bed, ample storage, a walk-in wardrobe and complete television, DVD and entertainment system. On the lower deck aft are four guest suites with two VIP staterooms with queen berths and two twin guest cabins, all with en suite facilities.

A thorough 2012 refit included painting the entire exterior, changing her black hull to light grey, as well as a complete interior refit. She also completed her Lloyds 5 year classification as well as her Cayman Island Commercial certification. Twin 1,550hp Caterpillar engines give her a range of of 3,300 nautical miles and she is fitted with zero speed stabilisers.

Always privately used and never chartered, Banyan III is asking $8,950,000.