The Five Most Unique Sailing Superyachts for Sale

211' 9" Balk Shipyard Motorsailer MSV

The world has seen some incredible sailing yachts gracing our oceans, which is becoming more of a rare sighting these days as motor yachts have taken over in terms of popularity. Although there are many more (motor) superyachts cruising our waters than there are super sailing yachts, the originality and majestic nature of sailing yachts can never be lost nor forgotten. Let’s take a look at some of the most unique super sailing yachts for sale on

Cruising Our Oceans the Luxury Way

#1 211′ 9″ Balk Shipyard Motorsailer MSV

211' 9" Balk Shipyard Motorsailer MSV

The stunning, three-mast schooner motorsailer MSV is located in Palma de Majorca, Spain and is for sale with Bob Anslow of YachtsAFun.

Classic and Timeless

With utmost style and a “roaring 20s” mystique, she exudes sheer classic and timeless design both inside and out. Designed by Dykstra and built by Balk Shipyard in the Netherlands in 2013, she features a striking, dark wood interior that is perfectly juxtaposed by her light soft furnishings and bulkheads. As the 14th largest sailing yacht in the world, her oversized master suite is sprawled across two levels, with two full en suites, a massage room, sauna, and dressing room – all rare features dedicated only to the master. In addition to the interior space for her owners, she boasts a private staircase that leads to a salon and an intimate al fresco area with a large table. The super sailing yacht accommodates a total of 10/12 guests in 5 opulent staterooms with Pullman berths. She can host up to 12 crew in 6 cabins. Powered by twin MTU 8V2000m72 engines, she has a nautical mile range of over 2,900. She features over 1500m2 of Doyle Vectran Techpanel sails all handled by Bamar furlers and a Rondal Sail Control System. The booms are custom built carbon fiber. Ready for a new owner, MSV has seen a recent refit in 2020, including all new varnish. She is classed to RINA with a survey & A/V package from August 2019.

#2 190’ Royal Huisman Custom-Built Sloop NGONI

190’ Royal Huisman Custom-Built Sloop NGONI

For sale by Alastair Shove of Carrswood Yachts, the 190ft custom-built sloop NGONI by Royal Huisman is located in Barcelona, Spain.

Most Innovative Sailing Yacht Ever

Designed by the late and great Ed Dubois, she was launched in 2017, and is truly one of the most innovative sailing yachts ever built. Her distinctive reverse sheer lines, full glass deckhouse, cascading tiered beach deck aft and 71m (232ft) carbon mast are highly impressive. Her superstructure is constructed of glass, with windows that are electronically controlled. Three well-appointed staterooms are for her guests, while accessed by a stairwell, the owners suite, separate office and dedicated gym are found. With the lifting keel down (8.1m) this yacht is fast – all aided by the yachts low profile and sleek uncluttered deck.

#3 183′ 9″ Perini Navi Super Sailing Yacht ZENJI

183' 9" Perini Navi Super Sailing Yacht ZENJI

For sale with Alex Busher and Dirk Johnson of Edmiston & Company, the 183′ 9″ Perini Navi cruising ketch ZENJI is located in Rhode Island, USA.

Timeless and Everlasting

With 10 hulls delivered over 7 years, this Perini Navi super sailing yacht is one of the most successful sailing yacht series ever launched by the Italian shipyard. With naval architecture by Ron Holland, who produced a comfortable sailing vessel that can easily be managed under sail by one person, her form and function are timeless and as everlasting as from the day she was launched. ZENJI accommodates up to 14 guests in 6 luxurious staterooms, and has 6 cabins for up to 11 crew. Guests can enjoy the flybridge with 360-degree views of the ocean while underway, in complete style and comfort. The area also features a sunbathing area, a jacuzzi, generous seating and full navigation stations with dual helms.

#4 169′ 8″ Alloy Cruising Sailing Yacht PRANA

169' 8" Alloy Cruising Sailing Yacht PRANA

For sale by Valeria Alekhina of TWW Yachts, the 169′ 8″ cruising sailing yacht PRANA is located in France.

Spacious, Warm Tones, Luxurious

Built by the award-winning shipyard Alloy Yachts in 2006, PRANA was refitted in 2012 and features a spacious yacht layout, the utmost in performance, and sleek lines. The super sailing yacht has been very well-maintained and is a highly successful charter vessel. Prana’s warm and modern interior uses deep woods, warm reds and neutral leathers. She features 5 well-appointed and luxurious staterooms for her guests who are entertained by a spa pool on the foredeck. PRANA sports a hydraulic crow’s nest to enjoy 360-degree panoramic views. Spacious areas for additional entertainment include a large fold-out bathing platform/ beach club and additional flybridge deck. PRANA has completed her 15-year survey and boasts a newly beautifully painted hull.

#5 168’5” Turquoise Sailing Sloop RAINBOW II

168’5” Turquoise Sailing Sloop RAINBOW II

For sale with Cristian Schwarzwalder of Turquoise Yachts, the 2022 168’5” RAINBOW II is located in Monaco.

Traditional, Old-World Flair Combined With Latest Technology

Currently in build, the classic Turquoise sailing sloop yacht pays homage to bygone days with its traditional lines and likeness to old-world sailing yachts both inside and out. Although her looks are completely classic, she is fitted with the latest in technology and electronics. With a total of 5 staterooms, she can actually accommodate up to 12 guests, as the sofa in the lower deck lounge (with a head) can be converted to a double bed. Her full-beam owner’s suite is located aft and rests under an open skylight; four additional staterooms include a stunning VIP, two twins, a double, each with its own private en suite. Located forward of the mast is the crew area, which hosts the galley and crew mess, as well as 4 cabins that sleep up to 9 crew. Her interior décor features classic lacquered mahogany wood with intricate detailing enriched with ebony inlays and burl veneer tops.

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