The headlining act closing the Mediterranean season, the Monaco Yacht Show celebrates some of the largest and most prestigious superyachts afloat.
This year will mark the 26th edition with more than 120 superyachts From 25 to 90 metres expected to be exhibiting.
An extensive line-up of motor and sailing yachts from the Burgess central agency sales fleet will be on display, including the largest yacht in the show – the fabulous 90 metre three-masted schooner, Athena.
Clients will be welcomed at stand QH17 on the Quai de l’Hirondelle where professional and experienced Burgess brokers will be on hand to offer tours and advice.
Several yachts are reported to have motivated sellers who are prepared to accept a realistic price. The brokeregae house expects that as a result some serious inspections can be anticipated in Monaco after what has proved to be quite an upbeat summer.
As is usual for those who are customers at Burgess a fleet of private tenders and Rolls-Royces will be on standby to speed them around the show to and from their hotels and onto the yachts.
At 90 metres, Athena is the largest sailing yacht currently on the brokerage market as well as being the fourth largest sailing yacht in the world. Custom built by the world-class Dutch shipyard Royal Huisman and designed by the late Pieter Beelsnijder in association with Gerard Dykstra & Partners, Athena carries a magnificent a presence on the water today just as when she was delivered in 2004, Athena completed a comprehensive refit in 2011.
- LOA: 90m (295.3ft)
- Builder: Royal Huisman Shipyard, The Netherlands, 2004 (refit 2011)
- For sale: USD 69,900,000
Currently in the final stages of completion by respected Italian shipyard Mondomarine, Sarastar is an all-aluminium semi-displacement vessel, with delivery scheduled for autumn 2016. Boasting equally sportive and elegant lines, Sarastar was conceived by the acclaimed Italian designer Luca Dini who is also responsible for her contemporary interior, which provides accommodation for 12 guests in 6 cabins. Delivering a maximum speed of 19.5 knots and a cruising speed of 18 knots, Sarastar is a fast, choice for anyone in the market for a brand new 60 metre yacht to enjoy for the winter season.
- LOA: 60.2m (197.6ft)
- Builder: Mondomarine, Italy, 2016
A showcase of Northern European engineering and craftsmanship, Capri offers an impressive volume for a yacht of her size at 1,226 gross tons. Her Glade Johnson designed interior includes a vast main saloon, formal dining room and sky lounge affording an elegant environment for entertaining. Accommodation for 12 guests in six cabins is configured across a full beam master suite on the main deck plus three further doubles and a twin cabin. Her sun deck features a jacuzzi and a fully equipped gym. With good seakeeping qualities and Naiad zero speed stabilisers, Capri is MCA LY2 compliant. She completed her Lloyd’s 10 year survey in 2013. A new fully integrated bridge/navigational system was installed in 2012.
- LOA: 58.6m (192.1Ft)
- Builder: Lurssen-Werft, Germany, 2003
- For sale: EUR 27,950,000
- Also For charter: From EUR 260,000 per week
Turquoise is on the sales market after undergoing a comprehensive refit in 2014 carried out by H2 Yacht Design, leaving her in immaculate condition. Her stunning aesthetics coupled with her highly efficient engines perfectly combine luxury and performance. Exquisite interior styling and bespoke furnishings feature throughout the living areas and six guest cabins which includes a full beam master suite with private study and en suite marble bathroom. This beach-chic yacht boasts ample deck space for sun bathing, socialising and al fresco dining with an oversized jacuzzi, sun pads, bar and BBQ plus a seriously cool “Nikki Beach” style outdoor cinema.
- LOA: 55.4m (181.8Ft)
- Builder: Proteksan Turquoise, Turkey, 2011
- For sale: EUR 24,950,000
Sequel P comes to the sales market for the very first time since her delivery in 2009. Her design is versatile, capable, and proven, with an interior by H2 Yacht Design and a sun deck with scope for outdoor living and entertaining. Her flexible six cabin setup provides accommodation for up to 14 guests, including a master suite with full length windows, his and hers bathrooms, steam shower and study area. Sequel P is ready to provide enjoyment and returns for her next owner both in private use and via the charter market.
- LOA: 54.7m (179.5Ft)
- Builder: Proteksan Turquoise, Turkey, 2009
- For sale: USD 25,950,000
- Also For charter: From USD 296,000 per week
A proven world cruiser, Tales has only ever been in private use and presents well following a refit in 2012. With exterior styling by Dubois Naval Architects and a contemporary interior by Donald Starkey Design, she has appeal in this size sector of the market. Accommodation for 12 guests is arranged over six cabins in a large master suite, four doubles and a twin. Interior living areas are supplemented by large deck spaces for al fresco dining and relaxation.
- LOA: 53.4m (175.2ft)
- Builder: Proteksan Turquoise, Turkey, 2002 (refit 2012)
- For sale: EUR 15,000,000 (EU VAT paid)
This custom built Feadship has only ever been privately used and benefits from a refit carried out in 2014. Kisses carries sleek cool lines with an elegant minimalist Art Déco interior inspired by the late designer and ironsmith Edgar Brandt. She displays a range of design materials, from precious woods the likes of Karelian burl and carbon ebony to stainless steel and glass doors, granite floors and woven natural leather on walls and deckheads. Large windows in her living areas result in 180º views and accommodation is for 11 guests in five extra spacious cabins. Kisses also features a split-level sun deck.
- LOA: 53.4m (175.2ft)
- Builder: Feadship, De Vries, The Netherlands, 2000
- For sale: USD 24,900,000
Va Bene comes to the sales market in pristine condition. Originally delivered in 1992, she underwent an extensive refit in 2007 at Pendennis Shipyard with an interior refresh in 2015. Va Bene is finished with subtle use of limed oak and marble running throughout her flexible layout. Six cabins accommodate up to 14 guests including a full beam master suite, a large VIP, three doubles and one twin.
- LOA: 47.5m (155.9ft)
- Builder: Kees Cornelissen, The Netherlands, 1992 (refit, 2007)
- For sale: USD 15,000,000
- Also For charter: From EUR 140,000 per week