Although sales of brokerage boats continue to break records, the stream of yachts coming on to the market never slackens, meaning that the glut continues. However, keen sellers are making a contribution to cutting the backlog of superyachts for sale by dropping the asking prices and here we present five yachts for sale with recently reduced prices.
Seriously for sale superyachts this summer
Worth Avenue Yachts announced a $5 million price cut on their listing for sale, the three masted 57 metre motorsailer superyacht Montigne.
Montigne was built in steel and wood by Turkish yard Aegean Yacht to RINA class and delivered in autumn 2009. MCA compliant, her voluminous interior accommodates up to 14 guests in a spacious full beam master suite with a king size bed, a VIP stateroom also with a king size bed, two doubles and two twins with Pullman berths, all with en suite bathroom facilities. She also offers state-of-the-art audio/visual systems throughout.
Her impressive exterior with spacious decks and fine fittings includes an expansive aft deck with 110 square metres of space plus a Teppanyaki grill and a dining table comfortably seating 12 guests for al fresco dining and relaxation. Her elegant sundeck offers 135 square metres of teak decking and features uncluttered views, sun loungers and a Jacuzzi. This deck can be partially shaded with a Bimini top. Twin 780hp Caterpillar engines give her a range of 2,000 nautical miles at her cruising speed of 10 knots.
Lying in Imperia, Italy, Montigne is down from $14,999,000 to $9,950,000.
Yachtzoo reported a further $3.75 million price cut on the 48.4 metre sailing yacht Thalia.
Thalia was built by Hollands Vitters Shipyard to a Ron Holland design and launched in 1994 with a complete refit in 2008. A spacious main deck saloon with panoramic windows opens out to a large sheltered deck area with a retractable blind.
Splendid mahogany paneling and marble showers for the en suite staterooms contribute to the boats elegant and stylish interior atmosphere. The interior design is by Elmar Meurer, and she accommodates 11 guests in a master suite and four twin staterooms plus two Pullman berths. _Thalia_s low profile and carefully designed seating areas allow unobstructed views and a feeling of closeness to the sea.
Under power, she has a range of 3,500 nautical miles courtesy of a 1,150hp Caterpillar engine.
Thalia is located in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, until she is sold, and she is now down from $9,750,000 to $6 million with VAT paid.
The owners of the all-aluminium 46 metre expedition yacht Dione Sky authorised a further $2.5 million price drop through Yacht Connections.
Dione Sky was built by famed US superyacht yard Palmer Johnson to ABS class and delivered in 1996 as Turmoil. Under her present owner she made an impressive figure of eight passage around North and South America a feat duly recognised by the award of the Voyagers Trophy at the 2011 World Superyacht Awards. In all, she has logged nearly 200,000 nautical miles since launch and made a successful transit of the North West Passage in 2001. Her rugged appearance belies a stunning, elegant interior in American cherry wood.
She is MCA compliant and has accommodation for 10 guests in a master suite, two double staterooms and two twin cabins, all en suite. She received an extensive refit/rebuild in 2007. Twin 819hp Caterpillar engines give her a cruising speed of 12 knots and a range of 7,000 nautical miles. Both engines were completely rebuilt in early 2013.
Lying at Vilanova Marina in Barcelona, Spain, Dione Sky is down from $17.5 million to $15 million.
Denison Yacht Sales and International Yacht Collection announced a 1 million-plus price drop on their joint listing for sale, the 46 metre motor yacht Soraya 46.
Soraya 46 was built by Turkish yard Gentech styled by Uniellè Yacht Design with naval architecture by Meccano Engineering and launched in 2013. She features a modern design with a helipad, which can be raised hydraulically to give access to the foredeck.
She has a modern interior, designed by Ales Bratina, accommodating up to 12 guests in a full beam master suite on the main deck, two VIP staterooms and two twin cabins, each with a Pullman berth. All staterooms have en suite bathrooms.
Powered by twin 969kW Caterpillar engines, Soraya 46 has a top speed of 16 knots and a range of 4,500 nautical miles at her cruising speed of 12 knots. The noise and vibration control designed by Van Capellen together with Quantum zero-speed stabilizers provide a quiet and relaxing experience on board.
Lying in Antalya, Turkey, Soraya 46 is down from 25 million to 23.95 million.
McMaster Yachts reported a 2 million price cut on their joint listing for sale with Burgess, the 38.8m sailing yacht Ganesha I.
Built by New Zealand yard Fitzroy Yachts to Lloyds class, Ganesha I was designed by Dubois Naval Architects and delivered in 2006. She has been immaculately maintained by her current owner and has earned a formidable reputation on the regatta circuit, taking first place in the cruising division at the 2012 Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta in Sardinia.
The interior benefits from large spaces and a fresh feel due to Redman Whiteley Dixons use of walnut with wenge accents. Up to 10 guests are comfortably accommodated in four staterooms consisting of a full beam master suite, a VIP stateroom, a convertible twin/double with a Pullman berth and a further twin with a Pullman berth. All staterooms have en suite facilities. Under power, a 700hp Caterpillar engine gives her a range of 3,750 nautical miles at 10 knots.
Lying in Montenegro, Ganesha I is now down to 10.45 million with VAT paid.