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Superyacht Company Burgess Descends on Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show
2012-10-17 10:49:16
By Carole Dixon


If you missed last month’s splashy Monaco Yacht Show, and you’re in the market for a show-stopping vessel, you can view the world’s biggest and most spectacular yachts at the upcoming Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) from October 25-29th. This show is the world’s largest in-the-water boat parade and a magnet for superyacht owners, buyers and charterers. Superyacht Company, BURGESS, will exhibit ten of the show’s most impressive vessels, and team of experienced brokers will be on-hand to fast-track clients around the show and onto the yachts with courtesy transfer service provided by Rolls-Royce.  Burgess will be showcasing these ten stunning yachts available for sale and charter from their outstanding fleet. Please find the specs below:


CAKEWALK - 85.6m (281ft) - 2010, Derecktor Shipyards, USA
At 280.9 feet (85.6m) and 2,998 tons, CAKEWALK is the largest yacht built in the U.S. since J.P. Morgan's fabled Corsair IV of the 1930s, but eclipses this classic as the biggest ever built in the U.S. when measured by volume.  Upon delivery last year, CAKEWALK captured the attention of the superyacht world as one of the most spectacular new yachts to hit the water in 2010 and is now offered for sale for the first time. Price on application.

BATON ROUGE - 62.5m (205.1ft) - 2010, Icon Yachts, The Netherlands
Pushing boundaries with a radically different design that offers unparalleled volume over her six decks and innumerable exclusive features, BATON ROUGE is optimized for luxury living afloat. Encompassing both townhouse elegance and beach house chic, she accommodates up to 14 guests in 7 generous cabins. Notable features include a pool with jet stream, a spacious sundeck (convertible to a party deck) with an enormous circular sunpad and an inviting beach club lounge at sea level. BATON ROUGE is offered for sale for the first time and is represented for both sale and charter by Burgess as Worldwide Central Agents.Price on application.

SILVER SHALIS  - 40.0m (131.2ft) – 1987, Abeking & Rasmussen, Lemwerder, Germany
An incredible opportunity to own this like new superyacht with just one owner and never available for charter. The chic, Asian?inspired interior with a sumptuous mix of tone and texture that includes natural fibers, high?quality leathers and indulgent details, accommodates ten guests in four luxuriously appointed staterooms.  SILVER SHALIS is offered for sale by Burges as Joint Central Agents with an asking price of USD 3,950,000.

APRIL FOOL -  61m (200ft) – 2006, Feadship, Royal Van Lent, The Netherlands
With a timeless exterior profile, April Fool (61m/200 ft) is an outstanding, award-winning motor yacht built by Feadship in 2006 and has always been a private yacht. She offers opulent accommodation for ten guests, with oak and cherry interiors and a main lounge with full-length windows and double doors leading out to the aft deck.  She is available for sale at an asking price of USD 59,950,000.

SUNRISE - 52.8m (173.2ft) – 2000, Oceanco, The Netherlands
Built in 2000 for her current owner, this pedigree 52.8m (173.2ft) yacht has only been in private use. The yacht’s exterior provides spacious comfortable decks with two Jacuzzi spa pools and plentiful areas for lounging and dining while huge, deep windows add brightness to the elegantly-styled interior with limed oak panelling, mirrors and glass for an increased sense of light and space.  She is available for sale at an asking price of USD$ USD 21,950,000.

PASSION - 52.8m (173ft) – 1986(refit 2003, 2008/2009) Swedeship, Sweden
With casually sophisticated interiors of rich mahogany panelling, a grand circular staircase connects the main saloon to the upper deck saloon which boasts a card table, full bar area, video arcade games, an air hockey table, karaoke machine, and a state-of-the-art home theatre. Outdoor activities are also abundant with a large jacuzzi on the sundeck surrounded by a vast sunbed and a set of curved settees lies aft, along with an optional awning for shade while a full beam swim platform allows for easy access to an array of water sports equipment.  Accommodation for 12 guests is arranged in 6 cabins. PASSION is offered for sale by with an asking price of USD $19,500,000.

LADY ALLISON - 45.7m (150ft) – 1991, Feadship Van Lent, The Netherlands
Charm and elegance combine with the use of abundant natural light and beautifully crafted wood to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere.   Six luxurious and well-appointed cabins accommodate up to 14 guests while the spacious owner’s suite is located on the main deck and boasts an ensuite bathroom and private study. The yacht has a superb mix of indoor and outdoor areas offering breath taking views with spaces for dining, lounging in the sun and relaxing, and entertaining and enjoying evening cocktails. LADY ALLISON is offered for sale by Burgess as Worldwide Central Agents with an asking price of USD 9,900,000.

KATYA - 46m (151ft) – 2009, Delta Marine Inc., USA
With flexible accommodations for 10?12, guests unwind immediately in KATYA’s sumptuous living spaces with rich woods and a warm color palette.    There are breathtaking views from large windows in the main salon, full?beam master suite and sky lounge, while ample decks provide plenty of outdoor space for outdoor dining and relaxing.  KATYA is offered for sale by Burgess as Joint Central Agents with an asking price of USD 34,995,000 and is also offered for charter by Burgess and will be sailing the Caribbean this winter with rates starting at US$161,000 per week.

COPASETIC -43m (141ft) – 2006, Hike Metal Products & Ship Building Ltd, Canada
This high endurance world cruiser successfully combines the character of a commercial research vessel with the luxury of a private yacht spread over five spacious levels.  A global range of 8,000 miles makes her the perfect expedition yacht to journey off to secluded locales and explore remote destinations, whether it’s the sultry hidden beaches of the Caribbean, the daunting Alaskan glaciers, or the breathtaking Norwegian fjords. COPASETIC is offered for sale by Burgess with an asking price of USD 19,900,000 and offers a new owner an unparalleled opportunity for adventure

BIG ZIP - 43.2m (142ft) – 2010, Trinity Yachts Inc, USA
No expense was sparred in the creation of BIG ZIP which boasts classic exterior lines from the in-house design team at Trinity and an opulent interior designed by Evan K Marshall. BIG ZIP provides expansive and luxurious accommodation for 10 guests in 5 cabins. Resplendent with rich cherry wood panelling and fine silk fabrics, the substantial master suite on the main deck comes fully equipped with a private study, his and hers bathrooms and a jacuzzi tub. The lower deck houses three well- appointed guest cabins with king-size beds and a twin guest cabin. A spacious sundeck features a jacuzzi and ample sun lounging area. This elegant yacht is MCA compliant and would make the ideal charter platform.  BIG ZIP is offered for sale by Burgess as Joint Central Agents with an asking price of USD 24,000,000.