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Articles Your Yacht, Our Expertise: Proven Sales Results With 8 yachts Sold In 5 Weeks

At Ocean Independence we are pleased to share impressive yacht sales results in the weeks following Easter, with no less than eight yachts sold across three continents in just over a month.

In the weeks following Easter, Ocean Independence, against recent market trends, is proud to announce a remarkable achievement in the yacht sales industry, having successfully closed the sale of eight yachts across three continents. This significant accomplishment not only underscores a prolific few weeks post-Easter but also highlights our expansive global reach and ability to outperform the market, in a testament to the trust and expertise we’ve cultivated worldwide.

From emerging markets like Hong Kong, well established yachting hubs in North America and the Mediterranean, our ability to navigate diverse markets and client requests stands out in an industry where closing such a number of sales is seldom seen.

The variety of yachts we have sold recently and throughout our history demonstrates our versatility in catering to a wide range of clients and preferences. Whether it’s the elegance of American craftsmanship in BOUCHON, the timeless luxury of ADYTUM, or the 70m Benetti, ALFA sold earlier this year, our portfolio showcases our capacity to handle any request and fulfil a broad spectrum of yachting requirements. Each vessel sold represents a unique blend of style, performance, and comfort, proving that no matter the type of yacht our clients desire, we can deliver with excellence.

From our data, market conditions have shown more buoyancy, rebounding after a somewhat sluggish start to 2024. The recent upswing in sales activity indicates a warming market, making this an opportune moment for prospective buyers and sellers to make their move. The increasing demand and fluidity in the market suggest that now more than ever, stakeholders in the yachting community should consider stepping forward if they are contemplating a purchase or sale.

At Ocean Independence, we facilitate the purchase and sale of superyachts daily—it’s at the core of what we do and love. With specialist yacht sales consultants stationed around the globe, we offer local expertise virtually everywhere you’d expect it. From your initial inquiry to the final signatures on the paperwork, our dedicated team is here to guide you through every step of the process with unparalleled professionalism and insight. If you’re looking to buy or sell a yacht, now is the time to reach out to us and leverage our expertise to your advantage.

The yachts that follow not only showcase a prolific start to the year for our sales consultants, but they highlight a genuine company-wide effort to deliver such success. From our consultants at the face of Ocean Independence to our compliance, accounting, support, marketing, and yacht management teams, this achievement represents the combined dedication of the entire organisation.

1 BOUCHON

Launched in 2002 and still resplendent today, BOUCHON is a testament to the exemplary craftsmanship of the American shipyard, Trinity Yachts. Measuring 45.72 meters (150 feet), she has been rigorously updated and maintained, ensuring she remains in peak condition. A full exterior repaint in 2021 highlights her elegant lines and robust construction, which features an aluminium hull superstructure.

The yacht’s modern interiors, designed by Carol Williamson, accommodate 10 guests in 5 staterooms, including a sumptuous full-beam master suite on the main deck complete with a sizeable bathtub. Accommodations are complemented by quarters for a nine-person crew, ensuring seamless service and operation.

Her living areas are thoughtfully designed for both formal and casual engagements. The main deck saloon leads into a formal dining room, while the sky lounge offers a more relaxed setting with a casual dining area and sit-up bar. On the performance front, BOUCHON cruises comfortably at 16 knots with a top speed of 20 knots, and a range of 3500 nautical miles, embodying both luxury and capability.

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2 PIPE DREAM

Launched in 2013 by Westport, PIPE DREAM exemplifies the prestigious Westport 130 series. Crafted with a robust GRP hull and superstructure alongside elegant teak decks, the yacht combines durability with luxury. Interior design, also by Westport, provides a spacious environment that comfortably accommodates up to 10 guests in 5 staterooms, including a generous main deck master suite, alongside two doubles and two twin cabins on the lower deck.

The yacht’s exterior is simply perfect for Island hopping in the Bahamas or Caribbean. Expansive deck spaces designed for entertainment and relaxation feature an aft deck bar and a dining area for 10 that opens onto a sizeable swim platform. The sundeck is also notably well-appointed with a bar, grill, and a large Jacuzzi surrounded by sun pads. Underway, PIPE DREAM reaches a top speed of 24 knots with a cruising speed of 20 knots, powered by twin MTU diesel engines, making her not only a vessel of comfort but also of considerable performance.

3 BLU

Built by the renowned Italian shipyard Benetti SpA, BLU comes with a badge that resonates with all who have an interest in yachting. She was launched in 2005 and measures 35 meters in length. BLU boasts a sleek design with a beam of 7.6 meters and a draft of 1.8 meters, contributing to her substantial volume of 247 GT which can comfortably accommodate up to 10 guests in 5 staterooms. She is also capable of carrying up to 7 crew on board to ensure a relaxed luxury yachting experience.

BLU showcases a harmonious blend of sophisticated exteriors by Stefano Righini and opulent interiors by Zuretti, embodying the quintessential Italian elegance that has become the blueprint for Benetti design and luxury. The yacht’s construction features a GRP hull and superstructure with durable teak decks, supporting a semi-displacement hull that offers impressive seakeeping for extended voyages.

Equipped with twin 1,350hp MTU diesel engines, BLU cruises comfortably at 12 knots and can reach a top speed of 16 knots, boasting a long-range cruising capability of up to 3,200 nautical miles. This combination of graceful design and robust performance makes BLU a distinguished example of Benetti’s legacy in luxury yachting.

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4 ADYTUM

At 33.7 meters in length, this Royal Hakvoort beauty, delivered in 2002, not only boasts a steel hull and strong yet lightweight aluminium superstructure, but also carries a legacy of accolades, including the 2003 Showboats Award and the International Superyacht Design Award. Conceived before explorer yachts became de rigueur ADYTUM’s design, orchestrated by Willem De Vries Lentsch Jr. and Ken Freivokh, is perfected for world exploration.

Step inside ADYTUM, and you’re enveloped in luxury, from its plush furnishings and flawless woodwork crafted by Dutch master artisans to the expansive windows that offer a panoramic view of your surroundings. This vessel is not just about aesthetics; it’s designed for comfort, accommodating up to eight guests across its master and VIP staterooms and two additional en suite cabins. With a cruising range of 5,000 nautical miles, ADYTUM is more than just a luxury yacht; it’s a gateway to exploring the world in timeless style and comfort.

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5 LADY MARISA

Conceived by the Monte Carlo Yachts and the renowned Nuvolari Lenard, the award-winning LADY MARISA is without question the pride of the Monte Carlo shipyard.

She boasts interiors that are nothing short of exceptional, with a main deck master stateroom and four guest suites, each offering breath-taking views through expansive balconies. The sundeck is a haven of relaxation, crafted to provide shelter while inviting the outside in, allowing guests to savour the open air in complete luxury.

Built in Italy by Monte Carlo Yachts in 2017, she spans 32.26 meters with a robust GRP hull and superstructure. Powered by twin MTU engines, her performance leaves little to be desired, cruising comfortably at 23 knots with a top speed of 27 knots. A yacht that showcases Ocean Independence’s adaptability and expertise in the sale of unique vessels and a true testament to exquisite maritime architecture.

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6 PRINCESS M

Presented in impeccable condition with one fastidious Owner from new, PRINCESS M is one of the finest examples of a flagship model for Princess Yachts. Thanks to ingenious design from Bernard Olesinski, the M Class became a series lauded for its class-leading interior volume, efficient cruising and weight-saving advantages that came together to offer a spacious 30m platform capable of surpassing the 20 knot mark.

The essential flybridge motor yacht form, Princess’ trademark silhouette with a sleek superstructure, imposing bow line, and beautiful proportions all round is the quintessential modern superyacht appearance. And with opulent accommodation for 10 guests, a spacious flybridge with a retractable hardtop, a well-appointed salon, and generous foredeck seating, you have a yacht that’s as luxurious as it is stylish.

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7 IMPETUOUS

IMPETUOUS, a prime example of Dutch craftsmanship, was constructed by Moonen Yachts in the Netherlands and was first launched in 2002. The eighth hull launched of the standout four stateroom Moonen 84 series.

Benefitting from an extensive refit in 2023, a full repaint of the aluminium superstructure, installation of zero-speed stabilisers, a one-metre swim platform extension, teak deck repairs and new galley appliances, have brought her fully up-to-date.

Designed by René van der Velden with interiors by Moonen Yachts, IMPETUOUS is capable of hosting eight guests in her four plush staterooms including a master suite with a study and dressing area, as well as a VIP suite and two twin cabins.

The layout is thoughtfully arranged with the wheelhouse separated from the dining area and main saloon by the galley and a conveniently placed day head. Notably, the yacht includes a covered aft deck and an expansive flybridge, each equipped with full amenities for relaxed al fresco entertaining and dining.

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8 HUMBLE & HUNGRY

Crafted in Italy by Pershing Yachts, HUMBLE & HUNGRY spans nearly 25 meters in length and combines high performance with luxurious living. Its sleek, carbon fibre composite build houses twin MTU diesel engines, each boasting 2,638 horsepower, enabling speeds up to 52 knots with a cruising capability of 40 knots. This ensures HUMBLE & HUNGRY stands out as one of the fastest yachts on the water today.

The yacht’s layout is thoughtfully designed by Fulvio De Simoni, featuring accommodations for up to seven guests across three cabins: an Owner’s suite, a VIP double, and a twin with an additional Pullman berth. The interiors are modern and functional, highlighted by a lower-deck media room and an open-plan saloon with a sit-up bar, adjacent to the helm station—a focal point for social interactions.

The sundeck offers additional helm controls and expansive areas for relaxation, including a large sunpad aft and more lounging spaces forward, ensuring every journey is as comfortable as it is exhilarating. HUMBLE & HUNGRY exemplifies a seamless blend of speed, style, and sumptuous comfort.

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