These are some of the highest superyacht sales last year, which was an exciting period for yachting industries. Check out the list of our top 7 highest superyacht sales of 2018.
110.1m Jubilee by Oceanco: €275,000,000
Burgess announced the sale of the 110.1-metre motor yacht Jubilee during the month of December. Built by Oceanco and delivered to her original owners in 2017 Jubilee was on the market for over a year and she became the most valuable used superyacht sale of the year.
Jubilee has the capacity for 34 overnight guests in 17 cabins, including a master cabin, 2 VIP staterooms, and 12 double cabins. She can also carry up to 41 crew members.
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110m Raya (ex: Ona) by Lürssen Yachts: €250,000,000
The 110-metre superyacht Raya (ex: Ona, Dilbar) comes second, being sold in October with an asking price of €250,000,000. She was for sale after her former owner took delivery of his new superyacht (the 156m Dilbar), in 2016. 2018 was the year Raya finally had a new owner.
What’s so special about Raya? She features exterior design by Tim Heywood and an interior by Alberto Pinto. Raya accommodates up to 16 guests in eight guest rooms, and also with a crew of 20 people.
81m Grace (ex: Kibo) by Abeking & Rasmussen: €129,000,000
The sale of 81-metre superyacht Grace (ex: Kibo) was announced by Y.CO in November. She was built in 2014 by Abeking & Rasmussen and was delivered to her original owner during that same year.
With an exterior and interior design, both handled by British designer Terence Disdale, Grace has one huge owner’s stateroom on the upper deck (with 180-degree views forward), a VIP cabin located forward on the main deck and also four double guest cabins which are identical. She can accommodate up to 12 guests in six cabins and can also have a crew of 23 people.
73.3m Nautilus (ex: Grace E) by Perini Navi: €78,500,000
Sold in March (with an announcement by Y.CO), Nautilus was listed with an asking price of €78,500,000 at the time of her sale. She was built by Perini Navi in 2014.
Her exterior design was made by British studio Philippe Briand, while her interior design was handled by French studio Rémi Tessier. She can accommodate up to 12 guests across seven staterooms and also a crew of 22.
75.7m Wheels (ex: Anastasia) by Oceanco: €75,000,000
Wheels (ex: Anastasia) was sold in August of 2018 after being listed via Fraser and Burgess for €75,000,000. Before Jubilee this was considered as the biggest brokerage deal of the year.
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Wheels is a 1,991 GT which can accommodate up to 12 guests on board. She has an extensive owner’s suite spanning two levels. Her exterior and interior design come from the drawing board of Sam Sorgiovanni, however, her naval architecture was made by Azure Naval Architects.
72.6m Honor (ex: Vicky) by Turquoise Yachts: €52,000,000
The 72.6-metre superyacht Honor (ex: Vicky) was sold on March of this year after being listed for sale since 2016. She was built by Turquoise Yachts in 2012, and delivered to her original owner with her former name Vicky.
This 1,730 GT custom motor yacht is still listed among the largest to have ever been built in Turkey. Honor can accommodate up to 14 guests in seven cabins, which include one master suite, 1 VIP and five double cabins. She had her exterior and interior design handled by H2 Yacht Design.
70.2m Saint Nicolas by Lürssen Yachts: €46,700,000
This classic 70.2-metre, Lürssen motor yacht was sold in late November 2018. She had been listed for sale by Fraser since October 2017. Saint Nicholas already went through two refits in 2016 and 2017.
This motor yacht features an interior design by Espen Oeino as well as an interior design by Italian designer Francesco Zuretti. Saint Nicholas has the capacity to accommodate up to 12 guests across seven cabins, including a full-beam owner’s suite and VIP stateroom.