On 20 January, Northrop & Johnson’s Cromwell Littlejohn sold 34m True North after just 115 days on the market. The 2005 Westport build was sold for a final asking price of $5,995,000.

True North is a hull from Westport’s 112 series, featuring a contemporary-styled interior, completed by Olson & Marshall. The Westport team worked with Taylor Olson on the exterior which, like all Westports, has a simple, yet proven design.

True North is fresh from a 2015 refit. Amongst the work included was servicing of all mains and generators, new paint and new teak on the swim platform.

M/Y True North

On 21 January, the US brokerage firm sold Baglietto’s 44m Apache II, with Wes Sanford acting on behalf of the seller in conjunction with co-central agent Burgess. The final asking price for the 2009 build was €9,950,000.

Apache II is engineered for performance. At 376 gross tons she has a low internal volume; from the global fleet of live yachts from 42.5m – 47.5m, the average gross tonnage of yachts with a planing hull, like Apache II, is marginally lower at 361 gross tons, whereas the gross tonnage for yachts in the same LOA range, with any hull type, averages 432.3 gross tons.

Apache II has a 45,000 litre fuel capacity, which is above average for a yacht with a planing hull in her size range. Yachts with planing hulls from 42.5m – 47.5m have, on average, a 21,465 litre lower fuel capacity than yachts of any hull type in this LOA range. Moreover, her lower volume and the typically shallower draft of a planing hull (3.3m for Apache II) allows her two MTU 16V400 M90 (3648hp) engines to obtain a maximum speed of 27 knots and sustain a cruising speed of 24 knots, making her very nimble on the water and perfect for day cruises or short-range cruises.

M/Y Apache II


True North

LOA: 34m

Year of build: 2005

CA: Northrop & Johnson

Final asking price: $5,995,000


Apache II

LOA: 44m

Year of build: 2009

CA: Northrop & Johnson & Burgess

Final asking price: €9,950,000


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Baglietto Spa

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