50m Heesen Project Ayla sold
Scheduled for delivery in 2018, the 50-meter, all aluminium Project Ayala has now been sold with Abberley Luxury Yachts introducing the buyer.
Built with maximum weight reduction in mind, Ayla features a hard-chine hull, elaborated according to Heesen’s patented technology, and two optimal power-to-weight ratio MTU 3,860hp engines. This combination of power efficiency and weight under 500 GT, which is relatively low for this size category, enables the yacht to reach a top speed of 23 knots and have a long range of 3,100 nautical miles at 11 knots.
46m Only One back on the market
The 46.3-meter Baglietto, Only One is now back on the market with her owner keen to sell her before the end of the year according to its central agent, M Blue Yachts. Built in 2015, she’s now on the market asking €19 million.
NY-based hedge fund investigates Essar Group assets including 85m Sunrays
The 85-meter Oceanco, Sunrays could be seized from her alleged owners, Mumbai-based brothers Shashikant and Ravikant Ruia as NY-based hedge fund Davidson Kempner looks to recoup a $200 million court-ordered payment according to Bloomberg.
48m Elsa declared unsalvageable after it ran aground
In March Yacht Harbour reported on the 48-meter Elsa running ashore in Ladder Bay in Saba. Since she officially was declared lost, the salvage operation, involving the experts and authorities, gave place to the removal of her wreckage. This was completed successfully and with the least damage caused to the surrounding area in July, according to a statement, delivered by Saba Public Entity.
Feadship launch classic 47m Project 697
Dutch-based shipyard, Feadship has launched the 47-meter Project 697. Designed by De Voogt, Project 697 is meant as a modern Feadship classic for an owner eager to bring back the looks of past motoryachts combined with modern technology.