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IL SOLE

  • 146.9166'
  • 1994
  • BENETTI
  • Viareggio, Italy
  • $11,950,000

ABOUT IL SOLE

    Il Sole is a 147’ Benetti designed for luxurious transoceanic cruising. Exterior styling by Stefano Natucci features classic lines, oversize windows, and generous outdoor spaces. Modern interiors by Candy and Candy infuse traditional elements with contemporary panache. Exquisite craftsmanship is evident throughout the build, which was originally constructed for the private use of one of Benetti’s owners.

    Intelligent architecture provides many options for entertaining, socializing and dining. Flexible design equally accommodates large scale functions and intimate gatherings, formal and casual affairs. An ambiance of Old World elegance belies state-of-the-art engineering, high-end entertainment systems and modern amenities. Hints at the Golden Era of yachting are embodied in the curvilinear joinery of exotic woods, the liberal use of elegant marbles, sensual silk wall coverings and carpeting, Lalique glass fixtures and decorative fine art.

    The main deck salon is configured for cocktails, canapés and conversation.  Comfortable white sofas surround an oversize, marble coffee table and beckon relaxation. A near endless variety of entertainment is available on flat screen television and remarkable Kaleidescape audio visual system, accessible throughout the yacht. An elegant hand-sculpted credenza serves to separate the salon and formal dining area. A handcrafted mahogany dining table with seating for 12 cleverly converts to a gambling table for in-house gaming, complete with roulette wheel and full betting area.

    The exquisite full-beam master suite includes a private office and dressing room. Contrasting woodwork in a high gloss finish, delicately embellished silk wall panels, and sensual silk carpeting underfoot create a sumptuous environment. The master bathroom is dramatic, adorned in Venetian black marble with intricately inlaid floor, his and hers sinks, spa bathtub and delightful rain shower.

    Guest accommodations are embellished with rich woods and rare, hand-painted silk fabrics. Each stateroom has a unique décor and color palette, yet the eclectic style, which combines traditional craft motifs with Art Deco elements, reflects a design theme consistent throughout the yacht. Notable features include beautifully appointed en suite bathrooms with stunning brass fixtures, soft indirect and under-bed lighting, fine linens and silk throw pillows. Each stateroom is equipped with 17-inch Philips flat screen TV, Crestron MT1000 remote, Satellite TV and the Kaleidescape movie library.

    On the bridge deck, guests may enjoy a captain’s view from roomy sofa seating at the helm. The radio room is located to starboard and captain’s cabin to port. The beautifully appointed skylounge evokes the aristocratic aura of a gentlemen’s club, perfect for relaxing with a cocktail, a deck of cards or games, or a feature film on the two-meter drop down screen. Service from the full bar inclines guests to linger, sink down on the custom, sofas and club chairs, and fondly recount the events of the day. Aft, two wave runners, and two tenders are easily launched via two heavy-duty cranes.

    The sundeck is a treasured spot for outdoor living, with teak sole, three sets of tables with plush built-in banquettes, a fully-equipped bar topped by regal black marble, and a large spa pool with a surround of sunpads. The barbecue on deck is a delightful option for casual, al fresco dining, with dumb waiter accesses to the galley for ease of service. Upholstery in soft gray velveteen is emboldened by red throw pillows and protected by tinted glass weather guards that keep lounging areas comfortable when underway.

    Il Sole carries a full complement of water toys, from inflatables to water skis. Brand new wet suits, snorkel gear and a Bauer dive compressor will please underwater explorers who can plunge right off the generous swim platform into the sea. 

DETAILS & DIMENSIONS
  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: BENETTI
  • Category: Mega Yacht
  • Model: FB 214
  • Model Year: 1994
  • YearBuilt: 1994
  • Year Refit: 2012
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: No Duty Paid
  • Country: Italy
  • Registration #: 725654
  • Coast Guard #: Georgetown
  • Vessel Top: Enclosed P.H. W/Sundeck
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 6/12 - Crew R/B/S: 5/9/10
  • LOA: 146' 11" (44.78m)
  • LWL: 123' 11" (37.77m)
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 28' 11" (8.81m)
  • Min Draft: 8' 6" (2.59m)
  • Max Draft: 8' 11" (2.72m)
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: 146' 11" (44.78m)
  • Cruise Speed: 12 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: 1,600 RPM
  • Cruise Speed Range: 2,200 Miles
  • Max Speed: 16 Knots
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: --
  • Gross Tonnage: 421 Ton
  • Water Capacity: 10,900 Liters
  • Holding Tank: 1,500 Liters
  • Fuel Capacity: 50,373 Liters
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: 9
  • Heads: 8
  • Sleeps: 12
  • State Rooms: 6
  • Crew Berths: 9
  • Crew Sleeps: 10
  • Crew Heads: 6
  • Captains Quarters: Yes
  • Hull ID: FB 214
  • Hull Material: Steel
  • Deck Material: Teak
  • Hull Configuration: Full Displacement
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: N/A
  • Hull Color: White
  • Hull Finish: Paint
  • Exterior Designer: Stefano Natucci
  • Interior Designer: Candy and Candy
  • Manufacturer: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3508c
  • Engine Count: Twin
  • Engine Type: I/O
  • Fuel Type: Diesel

General Overview

Il Sole is a stunning 147’ Benetti designed for luxurious transoceanic cruising. Exterior styling by Stefano Natucci features classic lines, oversize windows, and generous outdoor spaces. Modern interiors by Candy and Candy infuse traditional elements with contemporary panache. Exquisite craftsmanship is evident throughout the build, which was originally constructed for the private use of one of Benetti’s owners.

Intelligent architecture provides excellent circulation, generous spaces and greater flexibility. State-of-the-art engineering, entertainment systems and modern amenities blend seamlessly in an ambiance of Old World grandeur. Hints at the Golden Era of yachting are embodied in the curvilinear joinery of exotic woods, the liberal use of elegant marbles, sensual silk wall coverings and carpeting, Lalique glass fixtures and decorative fine art.

 Il Sole has deluxe accommodation for 12 guests. The master suite is positioned forward on the main deck, and five guest staterooms occupy the lower level. Three options for al fresco dining are tantalizing alternatives to the elegant, formal dining room amidships. The sundeck is the ultimate spot to enjoy fresh sea air and panoramic views, whether sun worshipping, star gazing, or lounging in the shade. Step aboard Il Sole and experience unprecedented levels of luxury.

 

Master Stateroom

The full-beam master stateroom includes a spacious private office and dressing room with ample storage. The master bathroom is designed in Venetian marble with dual sinks, large bathtub and rain shower.

Audio & Visual Eqiupment

Accessible throughout the yacht, the audio visual system offers a huge selection of movie and music titles.

All areas feature:
Kaleidescape DVD & Blu-ray receivers
Sky receivers for the Mediterranean 
Direct TV receivers for the Caribbean/US

Main Salon:
43 inch Sony KLV LED TV on pedestal lift
iPad remote through Crestron System app

Skylounge:
30 inch Sony LCD KLV TV
Video Projector with 2m drop-down screen
iPad remote through Crestron System app

Master Stateroom:
40 inch Panasonic flat screen TV
Crestron MT 1000 remote
Sky & Direct TV receivers
Kaleidescape AV System 

Guest Staterooms:
17 inch Phillips flat screen TV
Crestron MT 1000 remote



Accommodations

Five beautifully appointed, en suite guest staterooms accommodate 12 guests in two double suites and three twin suites positioned on the lower deck level. Each stateroom features luxurious carpeting, serene indirect lighting, fine linens, mirrored vanities and ample storage. Deluxe bathrooms feature brass fixtures and marble floors and finishes. Entertainment stations provide the latest movies, music and satellite television where accessible.

Sundeck

The sun deck is arranged for outdoor living in sun or shade. There are three tables with built-in banquettes, full bar with sink, refrigerator and barbeque grill, and a large spa pool with a full-beam array of sun pads. The vast teak deck space provides plenty of room to set up additional lounge chairs and sunpads, or clear the deck and dance to a near limitless music library played over the superb sound system.

Pilothouse

The helm is an impressive array of high-tech electronics and equipment. The radio room is positioned to port and the captain’s cabin is to starboard.

Pilothouse Electronics & Equipment:
MF/HF radio transceiver
Sailor C 401 VHF radio
Sat C telecomminication
Furuno ARPA X Band radar
Furuno X Band radar
Furuno depth sounder
Raymarine depth sounder
2 x Furuno GPS
Maxsea Electronic Chart Navigation System
SAAB AIS GPS positioning system
CCTV system monitor
Iridium satellite phone
Simrad gyro

Skylounge

The skylounge is designed for entertainment, cards, games and casual conversation. Two convivial furniture groupings create an intimate setting, perfect for interacting with family and friends. The fully-equipped bar makes this an excellent social area for relaxing before dinner with an aperitif, or an after dinner drink. The cozy ambiance is perfect for curling up with a book from the library, listening to music or watching a feature film.

Main Salon

A surround of panoramic windows floods the space with daylight and offers breathtaking views. Comfortable white sofas are positioned around an oversize, marble coffee table at appropriate conversational distance and to enjoy the high-end, Kaleidescape entertainment system.

Dining

Options for dining include the formal dining room amidships with seating at the custom mahogany table. An innovative reversible flip top converts the table for casino-style gaming. The main aft deck offers al fresco dining with cool sea breezes and protective shade. Guests gather on the sun deck for barbecues and to dine al fresco with panoramic views. Service is simplified with the use of the dumb waiter that accesses the galley. All three dining locations have seating for 12, with two additional tables and seating on the sun deck.  

Day Head

Creative décor features vintage Louis Vuitton disassembled steamer trunks and suitcases as wall covering in a whimsical design the even includes the original handles.

Safety, Security & Fire Protection

The yacht has a comprehensive security system with a proven track record of safe operations and maximum preparedness for any emergency situation.

Security Equipment:
3 x Panasonic fixed camera system
1 x Panasonic rotating camera 
2 monitors 
1 control unit

Fire Fighting Equipment: 
Servotecnik Fire Detection System
Emergency fire pump
29 x ABC dry powder fire extinguishers
8 x CO2 fire extinguishers
2 x foam extinguishers 
Fire blankets
6 x fire hose system

Safety: 
4 x RDF 12-man SOLAS life raft 
45 x adult life jacket 
4 x children life jacket
Life preserver rings
2 x EPIRB 
Search and rescue transponder (SART)
Flares & life saving equipment 
Fire fighting suit with BA equipment



Tenders & Toys

Conveniently housed on the bridge deck aft, two wave runners and two tenders can be launched with ease by two
heavy-duty cranes.

Tenders:
22 ft Cirrus RIB tender with Yamaha 4-Stroke 225 hp engine
2 x 1500cc 2012 SeaDoo GTI se personal watercraft
2 x paddle boards 
2 x heavy-duty crane (3300 lb)


Laundry Room

2 x Miele professional washing and drying machines

Deck Equipment

2 x crane on boat deck
2 x anchor winch with remote control  
2 x windlass
2 x high holding power anchors
2 x aft capstans
Bauer dive compressor

Mechanical

Engines: 2 x Caterpillar 3508c 2012, diesel
Generators: CAT C4.4DITA
Port (J1Z03674): 7602 hr
Starboard (J1Z03673): 8206 hr
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