In a market saturated with sleek, modern motor yachts, there is a special allure in acquiring a vessel from the 1980s and 1990s, an era that emanates elegance and grace. These antique treasures have a nostalgic appeal and present prospective proprietors with compelling advantages. Investing in a classic motor yacht enables enthusiasts to appreciate the craftsmanship and design legacy of renowned shipbuilders, often at a more affordable price. In addition, these motor vessels have a history of dependability and seaworthiness due to their sturdy construction and engineering. With their enduring beauty and enduring functionality, these classic motor vessels guarantee a luxurious voyage regardless of the destination. Here are three classic motor yachts presently available for less than $1 million from FGI Yacht Group.
Mon Sheri, a Broward Marine vessel, measuring 32.92 metres in length, built in 1990, and costing $875,000
In 1990, Mon Sheri was delivered to her original owners as the ideal luxury motor yacht for discerning proprietors who appreciated the timeless design. This 32.92-metre yacht was constructed by the American shipyard Broward Marine and features a classic exterior design by Broward Marine and an interior design by Yacht Interiors by Shelley. Her expansive aft deck is perfect for entertaining and socialising and transitions effortlessly into the open main salon and formal dining area. Her expansive flybridge is equipped with a bar, sunpads and a jacuzzi, as well as space for a tender and two jet skiers. The Mon Sheri can accommodate up to nine passengers in four luxurious staterooms, including two king-sized staterooms, one queen-sized stateroom, and one twin stateroom with a Pullman berth. She has a respectable personnel-to-guest ratio, accommodating up to five crew members.
After undergoing a refit in 2018, she is prepared for new owners who wish to cruise the open seas in luxury.
Island Seeker | Azimut Yachts | 30.48m | 1996 | $899,500
This elegant yacht is called Island Seeker (formerly Maratani VIII). This classic motor yacht, constructed by Azimut and delivered to her original proprietors in 1996, exemplifies the pleasure of island-hopping in the Mediterranean or Caribbean. Island Seeker measures 30.48 metres in length and features an exterior designed by Stefano Righini and an interior designed by Ikd Designs and Francois Zuretti. Her spacious flybridge includes a jacuzzi, outdoor seating, sun pads, and tender stowage, making it ideal for extended weekends on the water with family. There are a formal salon, dining area, and alfresco dining space on the main veranda. Island Seeker accommodates up to eight passengers in four staterooms, including a full-beam master suite, VIP stateroom, and twin staterooms, as well as a crew of four in comfortable quarters.
This exceptional vessel, one of Azimut’s 38 100 Jumbo models, has a maximum speed of 18 knots and was refitted in 2010. Now she anxiously awaits new owners who will imbue her interior with their own personal style.
Tortuga by Knight & Carver; 30.78m in length; 1983; $749,999
The motor yacht Tortuga, meticulously constructed by Knight & Carver and delivered in 1983, has gracefully withstood the test of time. She is 30.78 metres long and has a traditional exterior design by Knight & Carver. Her expansive uncovered upper deck is ideal for sunbathing, yoga, and socialising due to its seamless blend of elegance and functionality. Her upper deck features a full-service galley and sushi bar seating, making her ideal for owners who enjoy entertaining. She can accommodate up to 40 guests in multiple seating configurations. Tortuga provides ample space for entertaining and unwinding, with accommodations for up to ten guests in five staterooms, including a full-beam master suite with a private deck that can double as a dance floor.