Burgess Brings Some of the Newest & Largest Superyachts to the 2011 Monaco Yacht Show

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The Monaco Yacht Show (21 - 24 September, 2011) offers a tantalising glimpse of the newest and best superyachts for sale and charter to hit the market. While the Monaco Show is always a dazzling spectacle, this year Burgess will be ramping up the volume with a bevy of superlative yachts from its Central Agency fleet.

The Monaco Yacht Show (21 - 24 September, 2011) offers a tantalising glimpse of the newest and best superyachts for sale and charter to hit the market. While the Monaco Show is always a dazzling spectacle, this year Burgess will be ramping up the volume with a bevy of superlative yachts from its Central Agency fleet – such as the newly delivered Hemisphere, the world’s largest sailing catamaran which has never been exhibited before and Cakewalk, the largest yacht built in the U.S., which is the newer of two megayachts that are tied to be the largest at this year’s show.

Bringing together 500 exhibitors and attracting superyacht clients from all over the world, the event prides itself on showcasing the most spectacular yachts afloat today. With its nearly 40-year history, Burgess will once again take centre stage with eight of the show’s most inspiring superyachts as well as the largest dockside presence featuring a full hospitality area for clients, and a fleet of private tenders and Rolls-Royces to fast-track clients around the show and onto the yachts.

Sure to capture everyone’s attention and grab the headlines are these two record-breaking yachts:

World's Largest Catamaran - Hemisphere – Delivered in July 2011, the brand new Hemisphere sets the record as the world's largest luxury sailing catamaran, with an overall length of 44.2m (145ft) and a gross tonnage of just under 500. Burgess, together with her builder Pendennis Shipyard, debuts this one-of-a-kind yacht which is part of the Burgess superyacht charter fleet, sailing the Caribbean this winter and then transiting the Panama Canal into the South Pacific for summer 2012 charters. Charter rates for Hemisphere start at EUR €175,000 per week.

Largest Yacht Built in the U.S. - Cakewalk – At 85.6m (280.9ft) and 2,998 tons, Cakewalk is the largest yacht built in the U.S. since J.P. Morgan's fabled Corsair IV of the 1930's, 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.

Burgess will also unveil these newly-built yachts that are sure to be showstoppers:

Spectacular Brand New Superyacht - Numptia

Created by an impressive all Italian team, Numptia echoes timeless elegance from several eras with some deliciously eccentric twists and some unique design features, such as a dedicated spa deck and a glass elevator through 4 decks. This impressive, fully custom 70m (229.7ft) motor yacht was conceived and built for an experienced owner who specified an exacting brief, including the yacht’s capability to accommodate his multi-generational family and a design that facilitates exceptional service. Following her inaugural August charters in the Mediterranean this summer, she is debuting at the show before heading for the Caribbean. Charter rates for Numptia are EUR 525,000 per week in high season and EUR 490,000 per week in low season. Numptia is also offered for sale - price on application.

Newly Built “Floating Resort” - Yogi

The inspiration for Yogi was to build a yacht that would offer all the amenities of a resort property, including a pool, beach club, panoramic al fresco dining room, media and play room, full array of leisure equipment, as well as a wellness centre. All of this is in addition to the most luxurious accommodations. Co-exhibited by the shipyard Proteksan Turquoise, Yogi which hit the water for the first time in the spring of 2011, is an impressive 60.2m (197.52ft) and accommodates 12 guests in six extremely spacious cabins. Available for charter in the Caribbean this winter with rates of USD 395,000 per week in high season and USD 357,000 per week in low season.

Lady Trudy

An outstanding opportunity to purchase the latest brand-new CRN Navetta 43 (139.8.1ft). Built by an extremely knowledgeable and experienced owner who ensured every detail has been considered, with a light, contemporary interior, based on the style of a Hamptons beach house. Special features include a large drop-down swim platform with stunning enclosed beach club area and gymnasium, and an extended sun deck with touch and go helicopter capability. Asking price for Lady Trudy is EUR 16,950,000.

E&E

The newly delivered 42.1m (138.1ft) E&E offers long range cruising possibilities for those looking to explore the world in style and luxury. With excellent volume and an elegant interior, the yacht boasts a very high specification with top quality components. In addition to the spacious master suite there are four cleverly designed cabins on the second deck level with access directly to the side decks. Price upon application.

Helix

The shipyard Feadship will be exhibiting this newly built Feadship F45 Vantage (#5) 44.7m (146.7ft) for which Burgess has been appointed joint Central Sales Agents. Her “Nautical Style” interior features traditional dark woods and a neutral colour palette, creating a warm and distinguished ambience. With spacious living areas inside and out, HELIX offers light-filled accommodation for 10 guests. The expansive master cabin has numerous floor to ceiling windows and exceptional headroom, opening up to a skylight more than 3.2m (10ft) above. Asking price for Helix is EUR 33,500,000.

Burgess will also be exhibiting these incredible superyachts which are available for sale:

Excellence III

One of the world's most admired superyachts, designed by Donald Starkey and built by the highly acclaimed German shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen, Excellence III at 57.3m (188ft) enjoys an enviable reputation in yachting circles. Her timeless exterior profile and bold lines give her a striking presence on the water and her interior layout was designed specifically for entertaining at the highest level. Excellence III can access many restricted ports, such as St Barths and Nantucket, enabling guests to be at the 'heart of the action' if they choose. Excellence III is available for sale at an asking price USD 55,000,000. The yacht is also for charter in the Caribbean this winter with rates starting at USD 450,000 per week.

April Fool

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 saloon with full-height picture windows and double doors leading out to the aft deck. She is offered for sale at an asking price of EUR 49,000,000.

Sunrise

Built in 2000 by Oceanco for her current owner, this pedigree 52.8m (173.2ft) yacht has only ever been in private use. The yacht provides spacious decks with two jacuzzi spa pools and plentiful areas for lounging and dining while her contemporary-styled elegant interior is panelled in limed oak and features a spectacular split-level master suite. She is available for sale at an asking price of USD 29,500,000.

Perseus

This impressive 49.8m (163.4 ft) Perini Navi ketch has a restful and inviting yet traditional interior styled with beautiful rich wood panelling which creates an air of classic elegance. This sailing yacht accommodates up to 10 guests in 4/5 luxurious, well-appointed cabins and offers an excellent combination of indoor and outdoor dining and lounge areas to suit every possible occasion. The asking price is EUR 14,900,000.

Founded in 1975 with ten international offices, Burgessis the global superyacht industry leader, uniquely specialising in yachts of over 40 metres (130ft). Renowned for its professional yachting services, the company leverages its expertise to guide clients through every aspect of the yachting experience, including sale and purchase, technical consultancy services, yacht charter and operational management. The superyacht credentials of Burgess are unmatched in the industry, ensuring that clients enjoy the highest levels of customer service.

Press Contact: Alev Karagulle
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7766 4300
Email: akaragulle(at)burgessyachts(dot)com

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