YATCO has yacht listings all over the world, listed by the top yachting professionals. Today, we examine the top five superyachts listed in Spain – read more below to discover what these vessels are made of.
Image caption: ILLUSION PLUS, built by Pride Mega Yachts and launched in 2018.
Luxury Superyachts Spotted in the Mediterranean Worth Exploring
#1 2018 ILLUSION PLUS Superyacht
Listed for sale by Fraser Yachts and Burgess, this magnificent ILLUSION PLUS superyacht tops the charts with YATCO simply for her good looks and top-notch amenities. Built in 2018 by PRIDE MEGA YACHTS, this 290′ 5″ superyacht features a plumb bow and a sleek low profile. Located in Tarronga, Spain, she offers the ultimate in performance and comfort at sea. Spanning six decks, she was created in collaboration with Dutch naval architects Azure, exterior designers Rainsford Saunders and with a stunningly modern interior by Sinot Yacht Design. With an impressive beam of over 50 feet, she features spacious interior areas, including her accommodations for 12 guests. Located on its own deck, the owner’s suite boasts 80sqm of space; the private apartment features a full-beam master with 180-degree windows and a skylight, as well as a study and private deck forward. Her exterior decks are just as spacious and impressive, and feature two Jacuzzis, several options for al fresco dining, and a large beach club with an ocean lounge. The shipyard, Pride, worked alongside Rolls-Royce to create a diesel-electric system with Azipull thruster pods, and as a result, performance is both swift and ultra-efficient with a top speed of 17 knots and low-emissions cruising at 15 knots with a 5,000nm range.
#2 2016 Super Sailing Yacht AQUIJO
Located in Spain and for sale with Bruce Brakenhoff and Robert Shepherd of Edmiston & Company, the super sailing yacht AQUIJO is on our list of the top five superyachts in Spain due to her size as she is the largest ketch sailing our waters today, as well as the sixth largest yacht in the world. Built by top pedigree yards Oceanco and Vitters, she was designed by Tripp Design Naval Architects and was built in 2016. With an interior by Dolker and Voges, she is surrounded by oversized windows, bringing the outside, in. AQUIJO boasts 7 spacious staterooms, and can accommodate up to 16 guests. Her master, located on the bridge deck, features its own private deck and oversized his-and-her en suites. The remainder of guest staterooms are on the lower deck, and include 2 VIPs, as well as 2 doubles and a twin. The main deck features a library that can be transformed to an additional stateroom if necessary. Impressive amenities include a beach club with a spa that includes a steam room, Jacuzzi and lounge. The area flows smoothly into a swim platform with easy access to the water. AQUIJO has a highly impressive sailing performance with 5,000 sqm of sails, and travels at a max speed of 17 knots, while cruising speed is at 15 knots, with a range of 3,200 nautical miles.
#3 2012 Superyacht ACE
Jointly listed for sale with Alex Krykanyuk of Fraser Yachts and Dominic Millman and Ian Sherwood of Burgess, the superyacht ACE is on our list of top 5 superyachts located in Spain due to her Lurssen pedigree and intricately ornate interior décor. The 85m superyacht is in impeccable condition and was spared no expense in her maintenance over the years since her 2012 launch. Designed throughout by Andrew Winch, she features a large volume of 2,732 gross tons. Winch chose a classic interior with ornate features on the ceilings, and stunning soft furnishings that relay a feeling of total comfort at sea. An atypical layout includes a bridge deck owner’s suite with a full-beam master, a lounge area, study, and access to private balconies to both port and starboard. Four additional and highly-appointed staterooms are located on the main deck, and are accessed by a large staircase. Exterior spaces include a shaded top deck with plenty of seating and lounge space, a pool, as well as an air-conditioned tea room. Her upper deck sports additional lounging space and a bar that leads to an al fresco table where guests can enjoy an outdoor meal with views. Her lower deck features an ample beach club area with a plunge pool and Jacuzzi that is located near her spa with a sauna and Hammam. Other amenities include a cinema room with tiered seating, a gym, and a beauty salon. She also features a host of tenders and water toys that include SeaBobs, jet-skis, and inflatables.
#4 2000 Super Sailing Yacht ELEONORA
For sale with Bernard Gallay of Bernard Gallay Yacht Brokerage and Georges Bourgoignie of Fraser Yachts, superyacht ELEONORA is on our list of top 5 superyachts in Spain due to her originality and one-of-a-kind experience as the exact replica of Westward, one of the most famous racing schooners in the world. Highly successful on the charter market as well as in the classic sailing regattas, she is very well maintained and has had her latest refit in 2020. She was also refit in 2008, 2018, and 2019. With elegance and beauty, ELEONORA combines a steel hull with a teak superstructure and was built at the Van der Graaf shipyard in Holland in 2000 to the design of Westward, which was created by Nathaneal Greene Herreshoff himself, the designer of the America’s Cup defenders. Since her launch, she has successfully raced in a number of the classic sailing yacht regattas and has played host to many high-profile guests during her charters.
#5 Superyacht SPRING
Listed for sale by Tom Barnes of Blue Water Yachting, superyacht SPRING is on our list of top 5 yacht located in Spain due to her original exterior design and impeccable interior décor. Built in 2017 by Dynamiq Yachts, motor yacht SPRING features a light and contemporary interior by Bannenberg & Rowell Design, who chose hues of cream throughout the vessel with pops of color throughout. Accommodations are for 8 guests in 4 staterooms, and include 3 double staterooms as well as 1 twin, each with their own en suite. A stunning, well-lit master stateroom features a walk-in dressing room and vanity area. A large top deck sports a Jacuzzi and wet bar with a table for al fresco dining. The yacht also features a large swim platform with an area of 30msq with direct access to the ocean. SPRING’s advanced air-conditioning system refreshes the air several times per hour, and her state-of-the-art glass in the main deck windows are designed to keep the heat out. Thanks to an innovative propulsion system and exceptional insulation, she keeps noise and vibration at an all-time low.