5 Must-See Motor Yachts At The Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show

5 Must-See Motor Yachts At The Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show

By HMY Contributor   October 18, 2016

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With just a few weeks left until showtime, we are excitedly counting down the days until the 57th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the largest boat show on the planet. HMY Yacht Sales will be out in full force at the show with an impressive display of more than 80 yachts for sale and a team of knowledgable yacht specialists ready to answer any of your questions. Here, we provide you with a sneak peek at some of the outstanding brokerage motor yachts offered by HMY Yacht Sales. You can expect to see these 5 stunning motor yachts and many more at FLIBS 2016. 

1. Hello Dolly VII 1998 106' Westship Tri Deck Cockpit Motor Yacht

106 Westship

Hello Dolly VII is a 1998 106' Westship Tri Deck Motor Yacht by Westport Shipyard that has been professionally maintained since day one and she is loaded with options and upgrades. The current owners modified Hello Dolly VII during a recent refit converting her from a raised pilothouse to a tri-deck motor yacht. Other updates include painting the entire exterior from boot stripe up, adding a Seakeeper Inc. gyro stabilizer and all new navigation electronics. First class all the way, this 106' Westship is a luxurious, comfortable and stylish open water motor yacht that will exceed all of your expectations.

On each level of this tri deck, the layouts have so much to offer owners and guests by being able to accommodate a crowd without feeling crowded at all. On the main deck, the full beam salon/dining area and country kitchen style galley are the stars of the show. The galley features brand new appliances throughout. Another excellent feature on the maindeck is the convenient day head off of the marble accented port foyer. Located all the way forward on the upper deck is the pilothouse with a single Stidd pedestal mount helm chair, stainless steel destroyer helm wheel, a plush upholstered settee and rubber flooring. The amazing flybridge serves as an outdoor party central that is accessed via the wheelhouse sky lounge area through a furnished wood open stairway. Here you'll find 3 upholstered helm chairs with stainless steel pedestals, stainless steel helm and navigation electronics by flip up panels, storage beneath the helm, forward seating with L-shaped built in seat to port with varnished teak table and sun lounge to starboard, Electric Chef grill, wet bar with sink and Dometic refrigerated drawers and ice box. All the way forward you'll find stairs that lead to a hot tub, the cherry on top. 

Back on the main deck, exiting the salon is the outdoor aft-deck which is yet another perfect setting for alfresco dining. Below decks, sleeping arrangements include five beautifully-appointed staterooms including crew and Captain’s quarters. The full beam, ensuite master stateroom features a double door entry, abundant storage space, and a king sized bed. Both VIP guestrooms are ensuite. The dedicated crew quarters is an excellent feature allowing guests to have the utmost privacy. The large cockpit area on Hello Dolly VII puts a focus on watersports, making her a motor yacht that is perfectly suited for diving, fishing and other water activities. She is equipped with a large lazarette for transom storage. This yacht is truly the total package you've been looking for.

2. Livernano 2010 95’ Princess Yachts Motor Yacht

Princess Yachts 95

The epitome of a luxury motor yacht, Livernano is a 2010 Princess Yachts 95 that delivers an incredible cruising experience on every level. The Princess Design Studio has expertly crafted the interior to the highest of standards in comfort, style and guest privacy. The layout on board Livernano makes her perfect for both charter or private use. As you enter the salon from large, aft sliding glass doors, you are greeted by simply stunning panoramic windows that offer unmatched views from any vantage point. You can take in the open and airy atmosphere from an abundance of salon seating options or in the forward, formal dining area that seats eight. As you continue moving forward you'll encounter the companionway to the day head, access to the galley and wheelhouse and stairs to either below deck accommodations or upper deck flybridge. In the wheelhouse you will find a large dinette area next to the helm station. The crew can access both the galley and wheelhouse from the side decks affording you and your guests the utmost privacy at all times.

Going below decks, each stateroom is generously sized and luxuriously finished. Ten guests can be accommodated across 6 cabins. The master stateroom is located amidships and features a king berth, vanity area, and a walk in closet. To starboard is a dinette for 2 with a great view through the large hull side windows. The crew quarters can accommodate six members and are situated aft of the machinery, with private access. The expansive flybridge is the ideal outdoor area for entertaining your guests. Under the hardtop which features an automatic sunroof there is room for 8 or more guests at the large dinette with a fully equipped serving bar and grill area. To aft, there is an oversized sun lounger and area for freestanding furniture, plus space to store your tender, complete with crane.

The aft deck presents another great outdoor space for hosting and includes a large dinette that can seat 8 guests and a wet bar forward. One of the Princess 95's greatest features is the full walk-around deck allowing for safe passage to the forward sun pad and couch as well as efficient access for crew handling and service. Port and starboard molded steps lead to a large transom garage and electro-hydraulic swim platform that is perfect for a variety of water activities. Recently, Livernano received a major upgrade with the latest navigation and communications electronics, including VSAT and TV antennas.

3. Off Duty 2005 78’ Marlow Explorer

78' Marlow Explorer

Off Duty is a one-of-a-kind 78’ Marlow Yachts Explorer that has been regularly updated and redesigned in excess of $1 million. Photos of this stunning boat don’t do it enough justice; you must see Off Duty in person to appreciate her many attractive features. This is one pilothouse luxury yacht that is sure to leave you with a great impression. The perfect vessel for long range ocean cruising, this 78' Marlow Explorer includes everything you could possibly want or need for a luxurious experience on the water.

Off duty features two helm stations, one in the pilothouse and the other on the flybridge. Making for an excellent place to kick back and relax, the spacious flybridge on Off Duty is very well-appointed. Tons of seating options, a grill, and panoramic views are just some of the features you’ll find up top. In 2013, the flybridge underwent a total redesigned which included an extended hardtop, oversized aft deck sun pad, stainless steel bar stools, fridge, freezer and an icemaker.

The main deck salon is incredibly spacious and welcoming. It offers guests two large sofas, a 55” LED TV with satellite receiver, an office area and a 4-person dining table. The forward galley is well-equipped making meal-time preparation a breeze. Features include gorgeous granite countertops, Bosch induction cooktop and oven, 2 Sub Zero under counter refrigerators, 1 Sub Zero under counter freezer, a Kitchenaide disposer and much more. Sleeping arrangements include five plush staterooms one of which is a crew quarters complete with crew lounge and mess area. On the outdoor aft deck, you’ll find another ideal place to take in your surroundings at sea with a large teak table and five teak chairs plus an L-shaped couch with table. Stairs to the flybridge, twin entrance doors to the swim platform and dual access to walkways can also be found on the aft deck. Other notable features on this motor yacht are the convenient full walk-around decks and Twin MTU 10V2000M93, 1500 hp each.

4. Carbon 2009 75’ Lazzara LSX 75

75' Lazzara LSX

As a rare and highly customized 2009 75’ Lazzara LSX motor yacht, Carbon is a show-stopping vessel. One of the very few yachts that has been designed for both US and Mediterranean cruising, this Lazzara LSX 75 is outfitted with a 50Hz electrical system, ASEA shore power convertor, and outlets that can take both US and European plugs. In 2011/2012, Carbon underwent an extensive refit during which she received many phenomenal upgrades. She presents the ideal opportunity for you to own an express yacht that is guaranteed to stand out from the crowd. Her striking metallic sky blue painted hull turns heads and sets the tone for the atmosphere inside.

Throughout the sophisticated interior you’ll find clean design concepts and a well-planned layout. The salon on the main deck features custom-built furniture, a retractable sunroof, a wet bar and sleek stainless steel trim - a theme that is implemented throughout the yacht. Across two large custom sofas there is plenty of guest seating surrounding the 42” LCD TV. Included in the salon area is the main helm station with two leather helm chairs and a day head. Passing the helm, a staircase will take you below decks where you'll first encounter the galley and dinette area. Carbon’s galley features a designer range hood, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, tons of storage and a custom-made, spacious dinette. Sleeping arrangements include an ensuite master stateroom with a walk around king-sized bed and panoramic windows, three ensuite VIP guest staterooms, and an aft stateroom with engine room access that can serve as crew quarters. Outdoors on the aft deck you'll find another excellent place to lounge and enjoy the yacht life with a large sun pad, couch, table and chairs.

5. Mirage 2014 64’ Princess Yachts Flybridge

Princess 64 Flybridge

As a 2014 Princess Yachts 64' Flybridge, Mirage offers her owners and guests endless entertainment opportunities while at sea. She is a class-leading motor yacht with tons of style and sophistication, both inside and out. Her custom navy blue painted hull gives her a sleek exterior and makes her a one-of-a-kind Princess 64 Flybridge. Mirage is fully optioned out and she is the definition of a turnkey ready vessel.

This 64-foot Princess motor yacht maximizes all available space on board making you feel like you are on a much larger yacht. Walking into the bright and open salon from large aft sliding glass doors, you'll find a lovely area for relaxing indoors with ample seating for guests. Moving forward from the salon you can access the dinette area with seating for up to seven guests. The dinette is conveniently situated across from the well-equipped galley that comes complete with an automatic sliding glass partition. Ahead of the galley is the helm station and a staircase leading to the lower deck accommodations. The ensuite owner's stateroom is full beam and features a double berth, tons of storage and a sofa. Additional sleeping arrangements include a forward ensuite guest cabin, starboard ensuite guest cabin, port guest cabin and a crew cabin.

The large flybridge up top offers and exceptional spot to enjoy the outdoors and with plenty of seating options, all guests on board can gather and enjoy spectacular views. It features two helm chairs, a hard top, large table for alfresco dining and full wet bar with barbecue. The cockpit area serves as another platform on which to enjoy time spent outdoors complete with a table and chairs. The cockpit also allows guests the opportunity to swim or enjoy water sports which its electro-hydraulic swim platform that can house a 3.25m jet-rib. Her CAT C-18 motors move Mirage along at a nice 28 knot cruise with a fuel burn of only 84GPH.

We look forward to seeing you the the 57th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Contact us today to set up an appointment with one of our yacht specialists. 

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