25 September 2016

12 Aug 2013

This Week in Superyacht Brokerage: Sales increase to three completed


Speaking with Toby Maclaurin, commercial manager of Ocean Independence, he shared that the brokerage market is “at the same level as the last couple of years – we aren’t any better but equally, we aren’t any worse off, and we are continuing to sell yachts.” Regarding the market of this year compared with previous trends, Maclaurin explains that “2012 was very similar to 2011, and 2013 is shaping up to be remarkably similar to the last couple of years. For the buyers, we are seeing exceptionally good buys out there with owners looking to remain in the market and simply trade in, upgrade or downsize. Although sellers may have to list at a lower price, they will in turn be able to purchase their next yacht at a cheaper price.”

The week running 6 – 12 August saw three sales completed, 14 new central agencies announced, and four price reductions made.

Superyacht Sales

The largest sale completed this week was through Burgess, YPI and Seaminds with 69m Tu Moana. Completed by Austal in 2003, Burgess and Seaminds also represented the buyer at an asking price of €6,500,000.

Sold this week - Tu Moana

Two sales this week through Fraser Yachts: Stuart Larsen has sold 49.95m 1997 Benetti built Taiba, listed at €9,500,000; while Dennis Frederiksen has sold 1997 Feadship built 48.2m Noa VII, with International Yacht Collection representing the buyer at an asking price of €19,500,000.

New Central Agencies

There were 14 new CAs announced this week, nearly doubling from the eight announced last week. The new listings had a total combined length of 559.44m, with their combined asking prices totalling €87,644,203 ($116,839,239), although two prices have been withheld.

The largest new CA announced this week was through Stuart Larsen of Fraser Yachts with 67m Amazon Express. Completed by Arsenale in 1965 and refit in 1994, she is currently listed at $7,500,000.

Amazon Express is now listed through Fraser Yachts

New listing from Thom Conboy of BYS this week with 36.88m 2003 Crescent built Olga, currently on the market at $7,900,000.

Two new listings from James Rayner of Camper & Nicholsons this week: 36m 2009 Tecnomar built Lake Daimon; and 34.1m Mariellina Gio Gio, completed by Leopard in 2008, and are both listed with their prices upon application.

Chris Daves of Denison & Daves Yachting has listed 2004 Lazzara built 33.5m Silver C on the market at $4,995,000.

Three new listings from Fraser Yachts this week: Jose Arana Jr and Jose Arana Sr have listed 46m White Knight, built by CRN Ancona in 1985 and refit this year, for sale at €3,750,000; they’ve also listed 30m 2005 Rodman built Interceptor XII for sale at €2,900,000; while Peter Jones has announced new listing 37.7m 2000 Heesen Yachts built Alumerica for sale at €9,950,000.

Kevin Bonnie of International Yacht Collection has listed 1994 45.5m Oceanco built Jaan 2 on the market at $4,900,000.

Rick Weisenberger of Northrop & Johnson has listed 35.66m Custom built Crystal II, completed in 2005 and refit in 2009, on the market at $5,900,000.

Axel Douque and Peter Hurzeler of Ocean Independence have announced new listing 46m Rossi Navi new build to be completed in 2015, 2 Ladies, is on the market at €24,000,000.

Two new listings from OceanStyle this week: 2008 39.6m Maiora built Inclination II is for sale at  €7,950,000; and 31.5m 2003 Overmarine built Madame is for sale at  €2,500,000.

Steve Martin of Sanlorenzo Americas has announced new listing 2010 Sanlorenzo built 40m Princess Claudia II is currently on the market at $17,549,000.

Price Reductions

Price reductions dropped slightly this week with four announced, compared with the six reductions from last week. The following yachts are still on the market and looking for buyers:

The largest yacht to be reduced this week was 34.14m Song of the Sea, completed by Nautor Swan in 2002 and currently listed through Bill Titus of Northrop & Johnson at $5,995,000.

Song of the Sea is for sale through Northrop & Johnson

Toby Walker of Dubois Yachts and Michael Nethersole of Northrop & Johnson have changed the currency and therefore slightly reduced the price of 2003 Holland Jachtbouw built 32.3m Carl Linne to €3,950,000.

Antonio de Yturbe Redo of Edmiston has reduced 32.8m 2008 Sanlorenzo built Japimana to $5,999,999.

The final reduction this week comes from Bill Titus at Northrop & Johnson again with 32.6m Capricorn. Completed by Hatteras in 1991 and refit in 2010, she is now on the market at $1,350,000.

Please send all brokerage news to newsdesk@thesuperyachtgroup.com


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