• 47 m
  • 2010
  • Spain
  • 19 750 000 €


AFRICA is one of the few recent fast motor yachts of this size range that can offer comfort as well as speed. She is contemporary without being extreme. Her fine lines and efficient hull make her very smooth at all speed ranges as well as at anchor. She has only had two owners since new. VAT paid and ready for a new owner. 

  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: BENETTI
  • Category: Motor Yacht
  • Model: N/A
  • Model Year: 2010
  • YearBuilt: 2010
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: VAT Paid
  • Country: Spain
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 6/12 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/9
  • LOA: 154' 3" (47.00m)
  • LWL: --
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 27' 11" (8.50m)
  • Min Draft: --
  • Max Draft: 9' 3" (2.80m)
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: 20 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: 24 Knots
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 366 Tonne
  • Gross Tonnage: 492 Ton
  • Water Capacity: 12,000 Liters
  • Holding Tank: --
  • Fuel Capacity: 55,000 Liters
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: N/A
  • Heads: N/A
  • Sleeps: 12
  • State Rooms: 6
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: 9
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: Yes
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Aluminum
  • Deck Material: N/A
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: N/A
  • Hull Color: White
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: Stefano Natucci
  • Interior Designer: F. Zuretti
  • Manufacturer: MTU
  • Model: 16V 4000 M90
  • Engine Count: Twin
  • Engine Type: N/A
  • Fuel Type: Diesel

Detailed Specifications









47m / 154' 2"


8.5m / 27' 11"


2.8m / 9' 02"


Aluminium Alloy




American Bureau of Shipping + A1


492 Tons


147 Tons


366 Tons (Full Load)


Stefano Natucci


Azimut-Benetti S.p.A


F. Zuretti




12 guests in 6 cabins








20 Knots (approx)


24 Knots (approx)


2200 nm @ 15 knots

3400 nm @ 12 knots


55,000 Litres (14,529 US Gallons)


12,000 Litres (3,170 US Gallons)


Fuel Consumption:

- 105 Kw Generators Consumption approx. 23 liters/hour each. Normally 1 running. 2 coupled for maneuvering.

- Economical Speed. 12 knots at 1.000 RPM. Approx. 200 liters/hour with 1 generator.

- Cruising Low. 16 knots at 1.500 RPM. Approx. 550 liters/hour with 1 generator.

- Cruising Speed. 20 knots at 1.800 RPM. Approx. 1.000 liters/hour with 1 generator.

- Flat Out. 24 knots at 2050 RPM. Approx. 1.500 liters/hour with 1 generator.


Fuel Capacity 90% 54.810 lts. Range at 12 knots 3.288 miles






2 x MTU 3,647HP


16V 4000 M90 2720kw @ 2050 rpm


Port: 1512hrs (26th June 2017)


Starboard: 1512hrs (26th June2017)






2 x Marine reverse-reduction ZF 7540


Twin Disc


Hydraulic with Emergency steering position with compass


repeater and rudder angle repeater VHS sailor radio.


Naiad Bow thruster Quantum ARC 3001


MK II zero speed powered by


2 x Hydraulic stabiliser pumps






2 x 105 kW Northern Lights


Port: 4378 hours (26th June2017)


STB: 4373 hours (26th June2017)








The main shore power system consists of: 400v 50 Hz 3 phase


Schneider converter



Air Conditioning

Hainan + Hopman air conditioning system with fresh air make up.

Separate thermostats and fan speed controls are located in all areas.




Other Machinery


Electric bow thruster (motor in forward peak)

Lube oil tank with pump. Used oil tank.

Toilet System: Jets vacuum system.

Watermaker 1: 600 litres per hour by reverse cycle. IDROMAR MC10S 1021 Hrs. (24/08/2016)

Watermaker 2: 400 litres per hour by reverse cycle. IDROMAR MC12S 552 Hrs. (24/08/2016)

Idromar carbon water filters.

Shafts: 2 x Water lubricated propeller shafts.

Propellers: 2 x 5 blade fixed pitch.

DVZ oil water separator

Hamann black water treatment plant

2 x Gianneschi bilge pumps

Idromar MC105.

Alpha Laval fuel centrifugal water separator.

Cathelco anti-fouling for: main sea chest, water maker, air conditioning, emergency fire pump.

Protection Cathelco C-Shield

Vingfor emergency magnetic intercom

Guest Elevator from main deck to upper deck.

Hydraulic Hallsten 200kg or three persons





Sun deck:

A panoramic forward facing bench seat. Large Jacuzzi centrally located. Aft to port is the dining table to seat ten guests. To starboard is a bench seat with a low coffee table. There is a Bimini with flood lighting and low level deck lighting as well as waterproof speakers.


Upper deck:

Starting forward is the bridge that has side doors, port and starboard giving a full walk around and access to the fore deck.

Aft and to port is the radio area which also gives access to the comfortable Captain’s cabin.

Port is the upper deck pantry which leads into the upper deck sky lounge. At the forward section is day head and the stairway and elevator down to main deck.

On the starboard side forward is the VIP suite with a comfortable bathroom, comprising of a hydromassage bath tub, sink area and WC. A lot of natural light enters this cabin from the large side window.

An "L" shaped bar is in the forward port section of the sky lounge whilst to starboard is the large "L" shaped sofa. The TV and entertainments system are on starboard side aft.

Sliding doors lead out onto the upper deck with its covered area. A centrally positioned dining table for 10, as well as a relaxed built in seating to port.


Main deck staring forward:

The Master cabin has a centrally positioned bed facing forward. Once again it is flooded with daylight due to the sliding doors that lead out onto the foredeck.

On the port side of the cabin is the large bathroom with double sinks and a large shower area, WC and bidet.

On starboard side is a vanity that turns into a desk area. There is also a minibar and an owner’s safe. A full walk in fully fitted dressing room is part of this cabin.

Down a few steps aft within the owner’s suite is the owner’s private lounge which has ample relaxed seating as well as a TV area. There is another separate bathroom with a stall shower and WC.


Aft of the master suite to starboard is the main lobby. A side weather tight door leads onto the starboard side deck. The main staircase up to upper deck or down to lower guest cabins. There is also a guest day head off the lobby.


Aft is the main deck saloon and dining room. The dinning table is forward. The open plan layout gives good length and the panoramic windows allow a lot of daylight to filter into the main saloon.

Aft of the dining area is the "L" shaped sofa with a low coffee table and a couple of relaxed arm chairs. This area faces the TV which is built into the furniture on the starboard side. Aft to port is a library and desk area. To starboard is a wet bar that is discretely hidden away by an electric door. The aft deck is covered and has a dining table which seats ten guests on chairs and a bench seat.


The galley is forward of the dining room. The hot area is all the way forward. Moving aft is the pantry to give easy access to the dining area for service.


Lower deck starting forward:

There are four bunk bedded crew cabins all with separate bathrooms, with shower, sink and WC’s.

Aft to port is the crew mess. To starboard is the crew galley and laundry area. The staircase from the crew leads up to the main galley with easy exit onto the port side deck.


Aft of the crew area are the guest cabins accessed from the main lobby stair case.

Forward in this area are the two mirror imaged twin cabins with their own on suite bathrooms aft.


Aft of the lower lobby are the two double bedded guest cabins. At the aft section of these cabins you walk through the wardrobe area into the nicely appointed bathrooms with full amenities including stall showers, sinks and WC’s.


Aft is the engine room. It is well laid out with a full engineers control room. Access to the engine room is gained via the aft garage or direct access to each side deck.


All the way aft is the large garage with ample room for tender and other water sport equipment. There is a fuelling station. The aft garage door folds down to make a large swim platform area giving very easy and comfortable access to the water.





1 x Zanussi 6 hob hot plates

1 x Extractor Fan

2 x Zanussi professional programmable ovens

1 x AEG Microwave

1 x Zanussi Dishwasher

1 x Dumb waiter for servicing crew mess

2 x Zanussi Stainless steel large fridge and freezer units


Main Deck Pantry: Zanussi Stainless Steel large fridge and freezer units. - Euro Cave wine fridge apx 48 bottles. - Zanussi Dishwasher. - Dumb waiter service upper deck pantry/sky lounge.


Upper Deck: Hoshizaki Ice Maker. - Zanussi Dishwasher. - AEG Fridge. - Dumb waiter.


Sky Lounge: Hoshizaki ice maker in the wet bar. - AEG drinks fridge in the wet bar.


Crew Mess: AEG Microwave/ Oven/ Grill combo. - AEG Fridge in crew Galley. - Zanussi dishwasher.


Laundry: 2 x Zanussi W455 H Washing Machines. - 2 x Zanussi T4130 C Dryers.





Communications Equipment

1 x VHF Sailor simplex/semi duplex VHF DSC RT-4801

1 x VHF Sailor duplex RT-5022

2 x Sailor VHF portable SP3520 GMDSS

3 x Icom VHF portable IC-MV1

1 x Furuno Sat. Com Felcom 15

1 x Inmarsat-C 2009-5


2 x Transponder radar

1 x Furuno FB-8000 IP Handset

Emergency Vingtor VSP-211 - L Emergency magnetic intercom system

Panasonic PS data system control unit for all security cameras, with data recording system

Panasonic KX-DT 333 telephone exchange


Navigation Equipment

2 x Furuno Radar X-Band Marine Radars FAR-28X7

1 x Furuno Echo sounder FE-700

2 x Furuno GPS GP-150

1 x Transas Chart plotter Navi Sailor 3000

1 x Furuno Speed log Doppler Speed Log DS-80

1 x Furuno Navtex NX - 700B

1 x Gyrocompass C-Plath (Sperry Marine) Navigat X MK II

1 x Plath Venus compass

1 x Autopilot Plath Navipilot 4000

1 x Furuno ISA - 150 universal AIS

1 x Wind Speed & Direction Brooks and Gatehouse Hydra 3000

1 x Chromium plated pneumatic horn 3-tones

2 x Furuno RCU--014 Radars

2 x Sanshin HR 2012 remote search light controls

1 x Furuno SSB RT-FS-2570

2 x MTU Control panels

Hydraulic tiller control

MTU Monitor




Main Saloon: Sony Bravia 48' Plasma. - Denon DVD/CD player - Denon Amplifier AL24 - I-Pod Docking station - B&W Speakers - Panasonic phone intercom


Sky Lounge: Sony Bravia 32' Plasma. - Denon DVD/CD player - Denon Amplifier AL24 - I-Pod docking station -- B&W Speakers - Panasonic phone/intercom


Master cabin: Sony Bravia 32' plasma recessed in ceiling. - Denon DVD/CD player - Denon Amplifier AL24 - I-Pod docking station - B&W Speakers - Panasonic phone/intercom


Owner's private study: Sony Bravia 32' Plasma. - Sony Bluray DVD/CD player. Denon Amplifier AL24 - I-pod docking station - B&W Speakers - Panasonic phone/intercom.


VIP cabin: Sony Bravia 26' Plasma. - Panasonic phone/intercom


Guest Double cabins (Port and Stb): Sony Bravia 32'. - Panasonic phone/intercom


Twin cabins (Port and Stb): Sony Bravia 32'. - Panasonic phone/intercom


Crew mess: Sony Bravia 32'. - Sony Bluray DVD/CD. - Denon amplifier. - Humis decoder. - Intercom.


Crew cabins: Small flat screen in all 4 cabins. - Hardstone CD/ Radio.





- Tender Novurania Equator 540. Engine Volvo Penta D3 190HP SX Z-Drive. 284 hrs.

- Jet Ski BRP RXP 1200. Engine ROTAX 4-TEC 215HP 118 hrs.

- Small Tender (bow crane) Plastimo 2,8 mts. Engine Yamaha 5HP 2-stroke.





Upper deck: Large Jacuzzi. - Forward facing bench seat with cushions and covers. - Dinning table for 10 with chairs and bench seat with cushions and covers.


Aft Upper deck: Dining table for 10. - Over head and surround deck lighting. - Waterproof speakers. - Port side seating with cushions and covers.


Upper deck: Bench seat with cushions and covers with a low coffee table. Bimini with underside flood lighting. - Discreet surround deck lighting. - Waterproof speakers. - 4 x Sunloungers.


Main deck: Besenzoni Hydraulic and telescopic crane. - 4 x Mooring cleats. - 2 x anchor winches and Capstans. - 2 x remote control search lights on coach roof. - Port and Starboard wing stations.


Aft deck: 4 x Mooring cleats. - 2 x aft deck capstans. - Waterproof speakers. - Dining table for 10. Wide gangway for wheelchair access. - Motomar Hydraulic gangway with 200 kg SWL





4 x Arima Solas Category A 10 man life rafts.

2 x Arima Solas Category A 12 man life rafts.


4 x Main deck port and stb life rings, with comet smoke/ light signal

4 x VW Panasonic - CW 244 security cameras on Aft deck, Port and Stb side deck and Engine room.

Hand Held fire extinguishers in all areas.

Eltec fire alarm and control system (smoke and heat detectors).

Schneider security system monitor for all emergency alarms, navigation lights, bilge, openings, etc...

Fire pump and or emergency bilge pump in a separate compartment aft of garage.





October 2016 report:



Hull Polishing Jobs

TV Systems updating, NOS and IMAGENIO

Sea Trials. Tuesday October 4th and Wednesday October 26th. Tenders Operating

Weekly decks washing down

Windlass Starboard, Remote Operating Controller reparatio



Monthly familiarisation of crewmembers in Watch Duties procedures: Black Out, Generators Operating, Black Water Tank Level Control, Bilge Pumps and Ballast Pumps Operating

Hull deeply and detailing washing down after Polishing

Ropes and lines washing, measured and checked

Sanding and Painting Jobs of Ventilation Grills located in Technical Area

Technical area cleaning and Painting

INOX handrails and winches polishing

Port side Anchor INOX Shield Polishing

Floating Line Cleaning

Lazarette draining pipes cleaning

Reparation of Vent Pipes Protecting Grills coming from AFT Ballast Tanks and Fresh Water Tanks

Storage container. New Container rented, installation of shelves and relocation of items

Outside covers washing down

Fender Hooks cleaning and leather greasing

Bow lines shackles cleaning and greasing

Sea Bobs maintenance, connections cleaning

Floor protections installed on Deck and Gangway



IDEA Software updating Machinery Maintenance Plan not in use since 2013

Replacement of damaged fan in Cathodic protection Electrical Box

Main machinery and auxiliary machinery checking during sea trials

Engine Room lightning, damaged wires and condemners replacement

Reparation of holding pieces of double cabin aft port ceiling

Fresh water tanks cleaning and reconditioning of all Freshwater System

Check and operate Air compressor and Dehumidifier

Check and operate Fire Dampers

General Check of Bow-Thruster, remove oil, coupling inspection, brake pads and operation

General Check of Main Engines Shaft Gaskets and Bearings, lubricating

Fuel separator operation, checkings and oil change

Bridge Starboard Door, sealing gaskets readjustment

Main Saloon Ceiling Wood Panel replacement of holding pieces

WC Crew Cabin Aft Port. Replacement of damaged membrane

General Cleaning of Fan Coils air filters, replacement of damaged filters. Inspection and sealer replacement of media space ventilation

Port and Starboard Generators Batteries test. Replacement of damaged connection

Weekly Pressure Testing of FM-200 Engine Room Fire Station





Galley detailing Cleaning

Overall and detailing cleaning Hotel Department

Storage container cleaning and arrangements

Crew uniforms inventory

Carpet cleaning

Various deck maintenance duties


Also, minor deck covers reparations were completed by contractors and the yard.





"AFRICA" is one of the few recent motor yachts of this size range, built by an extremely reputable shipyard that can offer such comfort as well as speed. She is contemporary without being extreme. Her fine lines and efficient hull make her very comfortable at all speed ranges as well as at anchor. She has only had two owners since new.