Newcastle Shipyards launches superyacht Harbour Island
by Malcolm MacLean
11th August 2011 saw the launch of the 54.9m motor yacht Harbour Island at Newcastle Shipyards, the largest yacht built by the yard to date.
The first hull of the Newcastle 5500 series, she will make her world debut at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in October. Exterior styling is by Murray & Associates and interior design by Claudette Bonville
ABS classed and MCA compliant, Harbour Island is a six-stateroom yacht featuring two king master suites, one on the main deck and one on the skylounge deck forward plus a VIP king guest stateroom below. Additional amenities include an infinity pool on the split-level sundeck, a raised veranda on the main aft deck and an expansive built-in seating area aft of the alfresco dining area on the skylounge aft deck.
Harbour Island is available for charter and sale, jointly listed by Kevin Bonnie and Mark Elliott at International Yacht Collection and currently asking $54.9 million.