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The largest superyachts attending the Miami International Boat Show 2024

5 February 2024 • Written by Dea Jusufi and Holly Margerrison

From 14 to 18 February, the Miami International Boat Show will be hosting brokers, owners and yachting enthusiasts across six locations – with a staggering 100,000+ visitors expected to attend. BOAT takes a closer look at the largest superyachts making an appearance, starting with the 85-metre Victorious...

Victorious – 85m

Builder: AKYACHT
Year: 2021
Designer: Michael Leach Design, Marco Yachts, H2 Yacht Design

A superyacht more than 14 years in the making, Victorious is an explorer yacht finished to a luxury standard – a project that Leach described as "really refreshing". Noteworthy features include a touch-and-go helipad, an observation lounge with a baby grand piano, a wood-burning marble fireplace, wine cellar and humidor for enjoying a cigar on the terrace. 

Victorious is asking €120,000,000 with Barnes Yachting.

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Laurel - 73.2m

Builder: Delta Marine
Year: 2006
Designer: Donald Starkey, Delta Design

Laurel was delivered as the flagship of this Seattle-based yard and the largest yacht built in the US in 75 years. Accommodation is across seven cabins, including a master cabin with two private terraces and a convertible cabin that can be used as a sauna room. On deck, she features a fully-equipped gym, with a library that converts into a private cinema. An elevator provides wheelchair access to all guest decks, while an ultra-modern stabilisation system eases roll motion effect, ensuring onboard comfort.

Laurel is asking $69,500,000 with IYC.

Marguerite – 60.9m

Builder: Lürssen
Year: 2004
Designer: Winch Design, Espen Øino International, Moffit Design

Marguerite was built under the supervision of the Moran new construction team, with a design brief that requested a private owner’s area, professional dive centre, hefty tender storage and the ability to cruise for thirty days at a time. The owner's cabin is a particular highlight, spanning two decks and designed with an observation lounge, access to a private foredeck and a floating staircase that leads to an upper deck study. The yacht benefitted from a full interior refit after a change in ownership at the end of 2021.

Marguerite is asking $44,900,000 with Moran Yacht & Ship.

Liberty - 57m

Builder: Trinity Yachts
Year: 2012
Designer: Geoff Van Aller, Evan K. Marshall

Designed for entertaining, Liberty boasts a dance floor, a 12-person formal dining area and a full service bar in the main saloon. Her sundeck is equally well-equipped for socialising with its large Jacuzzi and open sunbathing area, made complete with four chaise lounges. A semi-enclosed bar with a fridge, icemaker and liquid propane gas barbecue can be found aft, all shaded under a hard top. Liberty was repainted in 2020 and her 10-year survey was completed in 2022.

Liberty is asking $24,750,000 with IYC.

Sapphire – 50.5m

Builder: Trinity
Year: 2009
Designer: Geoff Van Aller, James McFarlane

Sapphire's "flexible" accommodation is a highlight, able to sleep up to 20 guests in seven cabins – including an owner's cabin with large bathtub and sliding glass doors aft. A main deck "recreational room" may also be converted into a VIP cabin or otherwise function as an entertainment space. Her sundeck sports more lounging space, a Jacuzzi, a bar and an al fresco dining table, perfect for enjoying the views while exploring.

Sapphire is asking $17,500,000 with Superyacht Sales & Charter.

Hospitality - 50m

Builder: Westport
Year: 2011
Designers: Donald Starkey, William Garden

Accommodation on Hospitality is across seven cabins, including an owner's cabin that is, unusually, located on the bridge deck and comes with a private balcony. She has had a number of refits, most recently in 2021, which the broker said involved enhancements to her machinery, technical spaces, interior and exterior. Hospitality is described as "heli-capable with touch-and-go-capabilities" and a proven "charter platform", with highlights that include a sundeck Jacuzzi, barbecue and 4,000 nautical mile range.

Hospitality is asking $29,750,000 with IYC.

Book Ends - 49.9m

Builder: Heesen
Year: 2022
Designers: Omega Architects, Van Oossanen Naval Architects, Cristiano Gatto Design

Book Ends' sporty exterior includes a sharply tapered bow, distinctive bootstripe, and arching aft decks. Oversized windows allow natural light to filter through, while the "innovative" saloon design sees curved bulkheads separating the lounge and dining areas and a main stairwell with atriums on all three levels. She accommodates 12 guests in five cabins, including a full-beam (nine-metre) owner's cabin forward on the main deck.

Book Ends is asking €42,000,000 with Ocean Independence.

Focus - 46.6m

Builder: North American Yachts
Year: 2002
Designers: Luiz De Basto, Sergio Cutolo, Ralph Lauren Home

Delivered to a disabled client, Focus has wheelchair access throughout including an elevator that services all decks. Accommodation is across five cabins, with its bridge deck master cabin benefitting from a his and hers en suite and a private deck. Her versatile sun deck is also a highlight, with a 270-degree observation lounge forward and a Jacuzzi and sun loungers aft. Other highlights include a wet bar, games table, entertainment centre and formal dining area.

Focus is asking $11,650,000 with Superyacht Sales & Charter.

Bouchon - 45.7m

Builder: Trinity Yachts
Year: 2002
Designers: Trinity Yachts, Carol Williamson

Designed in house, Bouchon has recently undergone comprehensive refits including a full exterior repaint completed in 2021. Her main deck saloon leads to a formal dining room forward and her skylounge has a spacious but more informal dining space, along with a sit-up bar. The broker described the interior refits as having "enhanced her allure, ensuring contemporary comfort, without compromising her classic charm".

Bouchon is asking $14,900,000 with Ocean Independence.

Stealth - 45.7m

Builder: Palmer Johnson
Year: 2010
Designers: Nuvolari Lenard, Donald L. Blount

Stealth's tapered, racy profile is backed up by a powerful deep V planing hull that enables her to reach a maximum speed of 27 knots. Accommodation is across five cabins, including a main deck owner's suite with a private study. Her folding balconies and full-height windows make for light and airy interiors, while actual al fresco dining is possible up top, alongside a bar, Jacuzzi and sunpads.

Stealth is asking $13,999,000 with IYC.

True Love - 45.7m

Builder: Trinity Yachts
Year: 2003
Designers: Trinity Yachts, Claudette Bonville

According to the broker, True Love is in "turnkey condition" following a comprehensive 2023 refit, with brand-new generators, "top-end" engine rebuilds and updated electronics. Accommodation is across five cabins, including a full-beam owner's cabin. Highlights include ample al fresco dining and a selection of water toys, including a water slide, two Jet Skis and a five-metre tender.

True Love is asking $14,600,000 with IYC.

Just Enough - 42.9m

Builder: Ares Custom Yachts
Year: 2012
Designers: Ares Custom Yachts, Broward Marine

Just Enough offers accommodation for 11 guests across five cabins, including a full-beam master cabin with a private office and marble en suite bathroom on the main deck. The broker suggested that Just Enough is "perfect for entertaining both indoors and out" thanks to her two bars (on the skylounge and upper deck), spacious Jacuzzi, formal dining room and al fresco dining areas. She benefitted from refits in 2018 and 2023.

Just Enough is asking $7,995,000 with IYC.

All Inn - 39.6m

Builder: Westport
Year: 2008
Designers: Gregory C. Marshall & WP, Westport Design

Outdoor space is All Inn's standout feature. The bridge deck features L-shaped seating and a hot tub, the flybridge has sunpads, a barbecue grill and two umbrellas while a sunken private seating area can be found on the bow. Her current owners own a textile company specialising in high-end outdoor fabrics and furniture and have incorporated their products throughout. Tailored for North American clientele, her two-metre draught enables easy island hopping in the Bahamas, with the yacht having cruised extensively both in the Caribbean and Alaska. 

All Inn is asking $11,450,000 with Fraser.

Ariadne - 37.8m

Builder: Breaux Bay Craft
Year: 1997
Designers: Breaux Bay Craft

In 2018, an extensive, multi-million dollar refit by Derecktor Shipyard transformed the 45-year-old Ariadne. Highlights include a Jacuzzi bath in the master cabin, a three-level beach club and a sociable sundeck with a spa tub, a wet bar, cocktail areas and a barbecue. Inspired by the transatlantic ocean liners of the 1930s, her interiors incorporate original furnishings and service items from classic Atlantic liners, including the SS Normandie and RMS Queen Mary.

Ariadne is to be auctioned at Boathouse Auctions on 22 Feburary, with a reserve price of $2,000,000.

Grateful – 34.4m

Builder: Benetti
Year: 2023
Designers: RWD, Pierluigi Ausonio, Bonetti/Kozerski

Grateful is the newest Oasis 34M available for sale, with close to €2,000,000 in upgrades "assuring she is very well outfitted" according to her broker. The model's trademark is her Oasis Deck which replaces the traditional beach club with a tiered, open-air sun lounge. Features include drop down balconies, an integrated glass-front dip pool and an unobstructed 270-degree view off the stern (even from the main deck saloon). Side bulwarks fold out to enlarge the deck area to 76 square metres, where a parasol can provide a degree of shade.

Grateful is asking $15,900,000 with Fraser.

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