Floating Life Sells YachtPlus Fractional Ownership Yacht


Another of the hideously designed YachtPlus motor yachts has been sold signalling the demise of yet another superyacht time share attempt.

Launched as one of a proposed fractional ownership fleet of ten yachts the 41 metre Ocean Sapphire was just one of only three yachts that were, in the end, built by Rodriguez Cantieri Navali.

With accommodation for 10 guests in a Master, 2 double and 2 twin cabins with 2 pullman bunks for 2 additional guests, the boat was originally put on the market for €5.9 million.

More recently Floating Life International the yachts Swiss based manager and sales agent reduced her price to 4.18 million

Built to RINA + MCA classification, Ocean Sapphire was, like her two sister ships, powered by twin Caterpillar engines that give her a cruising speed of 14 knots and a reported top speed of 18 knots.

Throughout the yacht interiors, Foster+Partners sought to maximize the amount of natural light by incorporating extensive floor- to-ceiling windows and walls of light coloured hardwoods with high-gloss finishes.

The design of the structure caused concerns to those who visited the bridge and witnessed the poor visibility afforded to the lookouts to question