Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
Now that the over-the-top Monaco Yacht Show finished last month, it’s time to look forward to incredible Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS). This popular boat show runs from October 25-29 2012.
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is recognized as the world’s largest in-the-water boat show, and is a favorite for many superyacht owners, buyers and charterers.
Burgess is clearly the leader in luxury super yachts and will dazzle the audience at this year’s FLIBS with ten of the show’s most impressive boats. This is your chance to see up close the record-breaking CAKEWALK, the innovative and elegant BATON ROUGE and the impeccable Feadship APRIL FOOL.
To view these incredible luxury vessels, Rolls-Royce will be offering a courtesy water transfer service to allow you to experience these ultimate luxury yachts first hand. The show yachts are all available for purchase or charter.
Here’s a review of each of the luxury superyachts at the 2012 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) from Burgess.
Courtesy of: Derecktor
CAKEWALK – 85.6m (281ft) – 2010, Derecktor Shipyards, USA
At 280.9 feet (85.6m) and 2,998 tons, CAKEWALK is the largest yacht built in
the U.S. since J.P. Morgan’s fabled Corsair IV of the 1930s, but eclipses
this classic as the biggest ever built in the U.S. when measured by volume.
Upon delivery last year, CAKEWALK captured the attention of the superyacht
world as one of the most spectacular new yachts to hit the water in 2010 and
is now offered for sale for the first time. Price upon application.
BATON ROUGE – 62.5m (205.1ft) – 2010, Icon Yachts, The Netherlands
Pushing boundaries with a radically different design that offers
unparalleled volume over her six decks and innumerable exclusive features,
BATON ROUGE is optimized for luxury living afloat. Encompassing both
townhouse elegance and beach house chic, she accommodates up to 14 guests in
7 generous cabins. Notable features include a pool with jet stream, a
spacious sundeck (convertible to a party deck) with an enormous circular
sunpad and an inviting beach club lounge at sea level. BATON ROUGE is
offered for sale for the first time and is represented for both sale and
charter by Burgess as Worldwide Central Agents. Price on application.
SILVER SHALIS – 40.0m (131.2ft) – 1987, Abeking & Rasmussen, Lemwerder,
An incredible opportunity to own this like‐new superyacht with just one
owner and never available for charter. The chic, Asian‐inspired interior
with a sumptuous mix of tone and texture that includes natural fibers, high
‐quality leathers and indulgent details, accommodates ten guests in four
luxuriously appointed staterooms. SILVER SHALIS is offered for sale by
Burges as Joint Central Agents with an asking price of USD 3,950,000.
APRIL FOOL - 61m (200ft) – 2006, Feadship, Royal Van Lent, The Netherlands
With a timeless exterior profile, April Fool (61m/200 ft) is an outstanding,
award-winning motor yacht built by Feadship in 2006 and has always been a
private yacht. She offers opulent accommodation for ten guests, with oak and
cherry interiors and a main lounge with full-length windows and double doors
leading out to the aft deck. She is available for sale at an asking price
of USD 59,950,000.
SUNRISE – 52.8m (173.2ft) – 2000, Oceanco, The Netherlands
Built in 2000 for her current owner, this pedigree 52.8m (173.2ft) yacht has
only been in private use. The yacht’s exterior provides spacious
comfortable decks with two Jacuzzi spa pools and plentiful areas for
lounging and dining while huge, deep windows add brightness to the
elegantly-styled interior with limed oak panelling, mirrors and glass for an
increased sense of light and space. She is available for sale at an asking
price of USD$ USD 21,950,000.
PASSION – 52.8m (173ft) – 1986(refit 2003, 2008/2009) Swedeship, Sweden
With casually sophisticated interiors of rich mahogany panelling, a grand
circular staircase connects the main saloon to the upper deck saloon which
boasts a card table, full bar area, video arcade games, an air hockey table,
karaoke machine, and a state-of-the-art home theatre. Outdoor activities are
also abundant with a large jacuzzi on the sundeck surrounded by a vast
sunbed and a set of curved settees lies aft, along with an optional awning
for shade while a full beam swim platform allows for easy access to an array
of water sports equipment. Accommodation for 12 guests is arranged in 6
cabins. PASSION is offered for sale by with an asking price of USD
LADY ALLISON – 45.7m (150ft) – 1991, Feadship Van Lent, The Netherlands
Charm and elegance combine with the use of abundant natural light and
beautifully crafted wood to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Six
luxurious and well-appointed cabins accommodate up to 14 guests while the
spacious owner’s suite is located on the main deck and boasts an ensuite
bathroom and private study. The yacht has a superb mix of indoor and outdoor
areas offering breath taking views with spaces for dining, lounging in the
sun and relaxing, and entertaining and enjoying evening cocktails. LADY
ALLISON is offered for sale by Burgess as Worldwide Central Agents with an
asking price of USD 9,900,000.
KATYA – 46m (151ft) – 2009, Delta Marine Inc., USA
With flexible accommodations for 10‐12, guests unwind immediately in
KATYA’s sumptuous living spaces with rich woods and a warm color palette.
There are breathtaking views from large windows in the main salon, full‐
beam master suite and sky lounge, while ample decks provide plenty of
outdoor space for outdoor dining and relaxing. KATYA is offered for sale by
Burgess as Joint Central Agents with an asking price of USD 34,995,000 and
is also offered for charter by Burgess and will be sailing the Caribbean
this winter with rates starting at US$161,000 per week.
COPASETIC -43m (141ft) – 2006, Hike Metal Products & Ship Building Ltd,
This high endurance world cruiser successfully combines the character of a
commercial research vessel with the luxury of a private yacht spread over
five spacious levels. A global range of 8,000 miles makes her the perfect
expedition yacht to journey off to secluded locales and explore remote
destinations, whether it’s the sultry hidden beaches of the Caribbean, the
daunting Alaskan glaciers, or the breathtaking Norwegian fjords. COPASETIC
is offered for sale by Burgess with an asking price of USD 19,900,000 and
offers a new owner an unparalleled opportunity for adventure
BIG ZIP – 43.2m (142ft) – 2010, Trinity Yachts Inc, USA
No expense was sparred in the creation of BIG ZIP which boasts classic
exterior lines from the in-house design team at Trinity and an opulent
interior designed by Evan K Marshall. BIG ZIP provides expansive and
luxurious accommodation for 10 guests in 5 cabins. Resplendent with rich
cherry wood panelling and fine silk fabrics, the substantial master suite on
the main deck comes fully equipped with a private study, his and hers
bathrooms and a jacuzzi tub. The lower deck houses three well- appointed
guest cabins with king-size beds and a twin guest cabin. A spacious sundeck
features a jacuzzi and ample sun lounging area. This elegant yacht is MCA
compliant and would make the ideal charter platform. BIG ZIP is offered for
sale by Burgess as Joint Central Agents with an asking price of USD
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