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Best in Show: Worth Avenue Yachts

As the second week of the Virtual BOAT Show approaches, we’ve picked out three of the standout superyachts being exhibited by Worth Avenue Yachts.


Length: 54.86 metres

Builder: Newcastle Marine

Naval Architect: Murray & Associates

Exterior Design: Murray & Associates

Interior Design: Bonville Associates

Built by Newcastle Marine and delivered in 2011, Sovereign punches well above its 54.86 metre length with a massive 1100GT interior penned by Bonville Associates. The spacious living areas on board include accommodation for 14 guests in six large cabins comprising one master, two doubles, two twins and a VIP. The generous VIP however is described and used as a second master cabin. Elsewhere, key features include an elevator, large beach club, high ceilings throughout and generous exterior deck space. With exterior design and naval architecture courtesy of Murray & Associates, Sovereign has been owned twice since new with frequent state of the art updates and annual surveys.

Sovereign is listed for sale with Worth Avenue Yachts with an asking price of $23,950,000.



Length: 43.28 metres

Builder: Richmond Yachts

Naval Architect: Setzer Yacht Architects

Exterior Design: Setzer Yacht Architects

Interior Design: Sean Pavlik

Having recently completed a three-year global circumnavigation, this 43.28 metre Richmond Yachts-built superyacht is ready to take on the ambitious cruising adventures of its next owner. Carefully cared for with continued updates and maintenance since delivery in 2007, Playpen is a proven world cruising motor yacht. Exterior design and naval architecture were penned by Setzer Yacht Architects while the 395Gt interior was designed by Sean Pavlik. Accommodation on board is for a total of 12 guests in six cabins comprising one master, one VIP, two doubles and two twins. The crew quarters meanwhile allows for a staff of seven. A pair of Diesel C-32 32600hp Caterpillar engines provides a top speed of 17 miles, range of 3000 nautical miles and cruising speed of 12 knots.

Playpen is listed for sale with Worth Avenue Yachts with an asking price of $13,500,000.


Nina Lu

Length: 40 metre

Builder: Westport

Naval Architect: William Garden

Exterior Design: Gregory C Marshall

Interior Design: Westport

Spread across three decks, the 39.62 metre Nina Lu was the fourth 40 metre Westport to be launched. Delivered in 2011, Nina Lu is in first class condition thanks to a number of recent upgrades, including a recent interior décor refit. Accommodation is for a total of 10 guests across five cabins; one master, two doubles and two twins. Exterior design comes courtesy of Gregory C Marshall while naval architecture was penned by William Garden. Powered by a pair of Diesel 12V4000M90 MTU 5470hp engines, Nina Lu has a top speed of 26 knots, and cruising speed of 16 knots resulting in a range of 3000 nautical miles.

Nina Lu is listed for sale with Worth Avenue Yachts with an asking price of $15,950,000.

To find out more about  Worth Avenue Yachts, visit its exhibitor page