Six great yachts to buy today that get you to your destination at impressive speeds
77.0m Silver Yachts 2015
18 guests 18 crew
What the broker says “At 77 metres, Silver Fast is the world’s largest and fastest aluminium motor yacht with conventional propulsion, an Espen Øino-designed head-turner. Outstanding fuel-efficiency with a consumption of 400 litres at 18 knots, she is capable of crossing the Atlantic at around 22 knots cruising speed.”
Contact: Burgess, London. Tel: +44 (0)20 7766 4300.
43.6m Heesen Yachts 1998
12 guests 7 crew
What the broker says “An iconic performance yacht that set record-breaking speeds when she first launched. Restored to her former glory after an extensive refit by a passionate owner, she offers fantastic performance and cruising capabilities, and is an ideal family yacht.”
Contact: Ben Farnborough, Y.CO. Tel: +1 954 278 3970.
33.0m Baglietto 2001
10 guests 5 crew
Asking: €1,500,000 (new price)
What the broker says “This classic Italian motor yacht offers ‘gran tourer’ performance with a 30-knot top speed and highly efficient cruising ranges. Privately owned for ten years by a very experienced yachtsman, beautifully presented and keenly priced.”
Contact: Cornelius Gerling, Edmiston. Tel: +377 93 30 54 44.
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33.2m Overmarine 2005
10 guests 5 crew
What the broker says “A Mangusta 108 in pristine condition with a unique layout, sleeping up to ten guests in four cabins. Capable of reaching exhilarating speeds up to 36 knots, she features a light and contemporary interior designed by Guido de Groot. VAT paid.”
Contact: Peter Bennett, Bluewater. Tel: +33 609 96 01 02.
35.1m Pershing 2011
10 guests 6 crew
What the broker says “She stands out with her sleek and dynamic profile. This gas turbine model is perfectly stable at 52 knots.”
Contact: Jan Jaap Minnema & Thorsten Giesbert, Fraser Monaco
Tel: +377 93 100 457 & +34 971 700 445.
49.9m Overmarine 2007
10 guests 9 crew
What the broker says “The Mangusta 165 is the king of the open cruiser market, and this particular example is the most competitively priced available today. A must-see – she presents exceptionally well and boasts a top speed of 26 knots.”
Contact: Burgess, Monaco. Tel: +377 97 97 81 21.
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