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Fractional Yacht Ownership in the Western Med
The Western Mediterranean is famed for its glamorous ports where the nightlife often surpasses the rock-star styled fun filled days at anchor.
This region is very much about active lifestyle yachting, where coming back into port at night to enjoy some land based gastronomic delights and a cool vibe in the bars and clubs, is very much the norm for yacht owners.
Fractional yacht owners in the western Med tend to use their yachts more as a floating holiday home than a passage-maker. Fractional ownership therefore works particularly well in these waters as berthing costs tend to be among the highest in the world, and an idle yacht can become restrictively expensive. Through shared ownership, the mooring is in constant use, balancing-out the value proposition.
Yachts in these waters tend to fall into two primary categories:
• Sleek flybridge yachts designed to offer high occupancy levels of accommodation coupled with ample living space. Sub 60ft yachts often boasting 3 spacious cabins, and over 60ft yachts offering 4 cabins or more. These make ideal holiday-home type fractional yachts, as they are perfectly configured to blend the mix of style and comfort desired.
• Rapid and purposeful looking open yachts to offer extensive outdoor entertaining areas, very much with day boating in mind. These yachts are ideally suited to fractional ownership when combined with a land based holiday home and often bought by villa owners who would like some time at sea but wish to avoid the costs and hassle of outright yacht ownership.
Navigation and Electronics
Hydraulic power steering, ZF electronic engine controls and comprehensive analogue and Caterpillar digital engine instrumentation to both lower and upper helm stations. Lower helm has good all round visibility and side door to deck. TRAC STAR digital (zero speed) stabilizers. Sidepower bow and stern thrusters. ZF remote command lead for engines and thrusters for aft deck or flybridge Slow idle function for engines Trim tabs Lower helm position 2 x Besenzoni leather/electric helm seats 2 x Raymarine E120 plotter / radar displays Raymarine ST8002 Autopilot Raymarine 240E VHF with DSC Raymarine ST60 Depth Raymarine ST60 Speed Sanshin bow mounted spot light Chart area with reading light 12 volt outlet Windscreen de-misters, wipers and screen wash Flybridge helm position 2 x exterior helm seats 2 x Raymarine E120 plotter / radar displays Raymarine ST8002 Autopilot Raymarine 240E VHF with DSC Raymarine ST60 Depth Raymarine ST60 Speed
Main Saloon Bang & Olufsen TV Bang & Olufsen entertainment system for CD, radio, DVD 4 x 3 way, ceiling mounted Bang & Olufsen speakers iPod docking station Master Cabin Bang & Olufsen TV Bang & Olufsen entertainment system for CD, radio, DVD 4 x ceiling mounted Bang & Olufsen speakers iPod docking station VIP Cabin Bang & Olufsen TV Bang & Olufsen entertainment system for CD, radio, DVD 2 x ceiling mounted Bang & Olufsen speakers iPod docking station Guest cabins Bang & Olufsen TV CD & DVD player
6 x Bose exterior speakers to flybridge 4 x Bose exterior speaker to aft deck 2 x removable Bose 251 Environmental speaker to bow Crew area Alpine CD / radio
12 / 24 / 220 volt systems 2 x Glendinning cable master for each 220 volt shore line 2 x Kohler generators in sound shields 2 x 24 volt chargers 1 x 12 volt charger
Galley / Laundry
Semi open plan galley with door out to side deck and Venetian blind to close off serving area. Black marble work tops and wooden floor. Bosch ceramic 4 burner hob Bosch stainless steel oven grill Bosch extractor fan Bosh dish washer Uline wine store fridge Whirlpool American fridge freezer with ice dispenser Bosch washing machine & Electrolux dryer in crew area
Deck & Tenders
Teak decking to aft cockpit, side decks, flybridge and platform. Storage lockers in transom, aft cockpit and in flybridge seating. Hydraulic bathing platform with swimming ladder and shower Besenzoni hydraulic bathing platform Simpson Lawrence stainless steel anchor winch and capstan 2 x Lewmar stainless steel aft deck winches Flybridge bar with Gaggenau griddle, cocktail fridge, ice maker and sink and 3 x bar stools Rear cockpit bar with fridge Large blue canvass bimini cover Aft deck enclosure in blue canvass with windows Screen covers in white mesh Individual covers for flybridge areas Williams 445 jet RIB (2011) with 143 hp sport engine, chocks, LED lights, bathing ladder and cover
8 zone fire alarm system Smoke detectors throughout the vessel Sea fire FM 200 auto extinguisher system to machinery space Alarm panel for bilge zones, crew door, platform, thruster pressure, sump boxes, fuel contamination and exhaust temperature 5 x auto electric bilge pumps Life raft EPIRB Horse shoe life ring and torch on flybridge Escape hatch from lower accommodation corridor up to dining area
3 x sun loungers on flybridge Bow cushions in closed cell foam Under water lights Low level lighting to exterior side decks and flybridge AC & DC lights to engine room Live shore water connection Deck washdown outlets Telephone and TV shore connections Telephone points throughout boat
Sunseeker 82 Syndicate Information
This syndicate is probably the most established fractional ownership operation in the western Med, having run a number of yachts from Puerto Portals and Palma over the past decade.
The stunning Sunseeker Yacht 82 is new to the fleet and comes with a full time Captain and will have her home berth on Wellies Quay in Puerto Portals.
The syndicate is made up of 8 shareholders each enjoying between 6 weeks use a year. The owners are all British and there is an even spread of retirees and parents with school age children. This means there is a broad cross-section of preferences regarding the choice of school holidays, and those who prefer to avoid time on board during those periods.
This syndicate is a Fractional Association Platinum Member, working to the association’s Code of Conduct and fulfil their Maintenance Management criteria. This includes an owners’ website for the selection of their weeks, a communication forum and real time access to the management accounts.
6 Weeks p.a.
£30,000 (inc full time crew)
8 (+ 3 crew which could also be used by guests)