2 November 2016


Continuing on from the momentum of the Monaco Yacht Show, Burgess heads across the pond to the most prestigious in-the-water exhibition in the United States, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. With a vast three million square feet of exhibition space spread across seven locations, the Fort Lauderdale Show is the largest yachting exhibition in the Americas and attracts some of the most spectacular luxury yachts in the world.

The Burgess team of experienced brokers will be on hand throughout the show and will be welcoming clients on the Bahia Mar Facedock at booth F624 for viewings of the following Central Agency fleet of yachts on display:


Meticulously maintained since new by one owner, this custom built Feadship has only ever been privately used and benefits from a refit carried out in 2014. KISSES boasts sleek, cool lines with a minimalist Art Déco interior inspired by the late designer and ironsmith Edgar Brandt. KISSES displays stunning application of design materials, ranging from precious woods such as Karelian burl and carbon ebony to stainless steel and glass doors, granite floors and woven natural leather on walls and deck heads. Large windows in her living areas result in spectacular 180º views and accommodation is for 11 guests in five spacious cabins. KISSES also features an impressive split-level sun deck.

LOA: 53.4m (175.2ft)
Builder: Feadship De Vries, 2000, The Netherlands,
For sale: USD 24,900,00


Refitted in 2015, PASSION has been maintained to the highest standards since her 2003 rebuild. Dvorine Associates designed a casual, yet sophisticated interior with richly grained mahogany paneling complemented by warm-hued furniture. A grand circular staircase connects the main saloon to the upper deck, which was designed for entertainment with a games table, full service bar, video arcade games, air hockey table, karaoke machine, and a state-of-the-art home movie theatre. PASSION accommodates 12 guests in six cabins including a full beam owner’s suite with private study on the main deck. It is located adjacent to one of the yacht’s two VIP cabins, while the remaining cabins can be found on the lower level. They include a full beam VIP cabin, a double, and two twin cabins. Completing the lower level is a spacious gym and adjoining steam room that converts to a staff cabin with a pullman berth and en suite bathroom.

LOA: 52.7m (172.9ft)
Builder: Swedeship, Sweden, 1986
For sale: USD 13,500,000
Also for charter: from USD 195,000 per week

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Built for extended cruising into some of the world’s most remote places, WABI SABI is the ideal choice for an owner with an appetite for adventure. Boasting a range of over 4,000 nm and a top speed of 24 knots, it is clear to see she can perform equally well whether leisurely cruising or speedy island hopping. Her interior is a warm mix of contemporary and traditional, and her outdoor decks are perfectly suited either for casual lounging or al fresco dining. WABI SABI has a unique, adaptable eight cabin layout accommodating 18 guests, making her ideal for large family gatherings.

LOA: 164.1ft (50ft)
Builder: 2011, Westport Shipyard, USA
For sale: USD 27,900,000 


Built to rigorous standards by Trinity Yachts, and with an urban chic interior by the award-winning Patrick Knowles, the magnificent MIA ELISE is an inspired creation of both styling and oceangoing performance. MIA ELISE provides the ultimate home away from home while enjoying bustling ports or secluded anchorages from the Caribbean to the Mediterranean. Exquisitely crafted both inside and out, MIA ELISE includes six elegant cabins for up to 12 guests, a spectacular sky lounge, and expansive al fresco spaces. There are other eye-catching features such as the open-plan main saloon and a 12-person jacuzzi that gives the illusion of an infinity pool when enjoying a cocktail from beneath the shade of the sun deck’s wet bar. Following a significant USD 3,000,000 refit in 2016, MIA ELISE is now ready to impress her next owner.

LOA: 49.9m (163.8ft)
Builder: Trinity Yachts, USA, 2010
For sale: USD 22,900,000


Built by the respected Christensen Shipyard in the USA,  LADY JOY boasts a classically elegant interior by Carol Williamson and features state-of-the-art touches including an elevator service to all three of large decks. Indoor and outdoor entertainment spaces are plentiful with a spacious main saloon and formal dining room located on the main deck. Her bridge deck offers a pilothouse dinette, Portuguese walk-around with large dining table and awning, a drop down bar, cocktail/game table, and conversation area. Al fresco dining for 12 is located on the bridge deck aft and her sun deck boasts a jacuzzi, BBQ grill, sun loungers, and a shaded dining and bar area. LADY JOY accommodates14 guests in six luxurious cabins.

LOA: 47.8m (156.9ft)
Builder: Christensen Shipyards, USA, 2007
For sale: USD 24,500,000
Also for charter: from USD 225,000 per week


This highly acclaimed yacht is a modern classic, combining the highest levels of quality and technology with the timeless elegance and charm of the 1920s. SYCARA IV was designed and built by Burger Boat Company with associated naval architecture by Bruce King, a collaboration that won SYCARA IV the 2010 ShowBoats Design Award for Best Naval Architecture. Stepping inside, she is a Ken Freivokh masterpiece. His use of Madrone Burl wall panels enhanced with inlaid Macassar Ebony creates a warm and inviting ambience throughout the main salon, dining room, and guest cabins. A dining area aft on the main deck leads up to a spacious sun deck where you will find large sun pads, a seven-person hot tub, bar and a second informal dining area; the perfect position to enjoy panoramic views.

LOA: 46.1m (151.3ft)
Builder: Burger, USA, 2009
For sale: USD 27,500,000


A classic yacht which has enjoyed the care of extended private ownership, FRANCINE presents immaculately and underwent meticulous refit work from 2011 to 2014. Over USD10 million has been invested in the yacht for various works which include an exterior repaint, extensive deck upgrades and numerous interior improvements. FRANCINE offers well-proportioned spaces, elegant dining areas, spacious exterior decks and can accommodate 10 guests in five cabins.

LOA: 45.8m (150.1ft)
Builder: Azimut Benetti, 1989
For sale: USD 4,950,000 


Originally built in 2004 by Richmond Custom Yacht Builder, the tri-deck motor yacht PENNY MAE has since undergone a refit in 2014, leaving her in top condition. Designer Liz Dalton created a timeless and sophisticated interior with light, airy entertainment spaces including a spacious main deck saloon, formal dining room, and extraordinary sky lounge. Her sun deck is equally impressive with its outdoor cinema, jacuzzi, and bar area. PENNY MAE offers 12 guests accommodation over six cabins with a configuration of four doubles and two twins, each with en suite bathrooms. 

LOA: 42.1m (138.1ft)
Builder: Richmond Custom Yacht Builder, Canada, 2004
For sale: USD 10,500,000


CENTINELA IV boasts Feadship’s renowned trademark craftsmanship and engineering. Her classic elegance has been preserved throughout a history of upgrades and annual enhancements, leaving her original design and configuration untouched. The main deck aft can be fully enclosed to provide heating and air-conditioning options, while the enormous bridge deck aft offers shaded al fresco dining and seating. Accommodation is provided for 10 guests in five cabins, consisting of a master, a VIP, a double and two twin cabins.

LOA: 41.8m (137ft)
Builder: Feadship De Vries, The Netherlands, 1982
For sale: USD 5,900,000 


Hailing from the renowned 137 Classic series UNFORGETTABLE bears the hallmarks of a pedigree Northern European build coupled with superior interior design penned by Francois Zuretti. Inside, expect a stylish finish making good use of dark woods, plush soft furnishings and a neutral colour palette. Note she offers the feeling of space, larger than expected for a yacht of 137ft. Five generous cabins can accommodate 10 guests plus several well laid out communal areas make her an ideal choice for those looking to cruise with family and friends.

LOA: 41.8m (137ft)
Builder: Royal Denship, Denmark, 2003,
For sale: USD 4,900,000


Delivered in 2009, the Dutch built SELENE is a beautiful example of a Northern European pedigree build boasting masterful engineering with stunning interior design by Rhoades Young. Her impressive history reads of responsible ownership by established yachting families coupled with the accolade of finalist at the 2010 World Superyacht Awards in her category. She comes to the sales market in immaculate condition and is highly regarded as the ideal platform for relaxed extended cruising.

LOA: 30.1m (98.9ft)
Builder: Moonen Shipyard, The Netherlands, 2009
For sale: USD 4,950,000