Three ‘Classic’ Motor Yachts Available for Under $1 Million

There is something special about owning a motor yacht from the 1980s or 1990s, a golden era that oozes elegance and sophistication in a market full of new, sleek vessels. These classic treasures are not only beautiful, but also practical for their new owners. Investing in a vintage motor yacht is a great way for aficionados to experience the legacy of famous shipyards at a more reasonable cost. These motor boats have a history of dependability and seaworthiness thanks to their solid build and well-engineered design. Classic motor boats like these are a sure bet for a luxurious vacation no matter where the trip takes you. Here are three classic motor yachts at prices of $900,000 or less.

Costing $875k in 1990, Mon Sheri was a 32.92m Broward Marine.

Mon Sheri, a luxury motor yacht, was delivered to her original owners in 1990 and has been in constant service ever since. This Broward Marine-built boat includes a timeless exterior by Broward Marine and an interior by boat Interiors by Shelley. The yacht measures 32.92 metres in length. Her open main salon and formal dining area lead effortlessly out to her spacious aft deck, making her perfect for hosting big gatherings. Besides a bar, sunpads and a jacuzzi, her spacious flybridge also has enough for a tender and two jet skis. There are a total of four spacious cabins on board the Mon Sheri, comprising two king suites, one queen stateroom, and one twin stateroom with a Pullman berth. She has a respectable crew-to-guest ratio, as she can carry up to five crew members.

After a 2018 refit, she is now available to new owners who want to cruise the broad seas in comfort.

Azimut Island Seeker 30.48 1996 $899.500

Island Seeker (formerly Maratani VIII) is the name of this elegant boat. This vintage motor yacht, which Azimut built and gave to its original owners in 1996, is the very embodiment of the pleasure of cruising the islands of the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. Island Seeker is a luxury yacht that measures 30.48 metres in length and features an interior designed by Ikd Designs and Francois Zuretti. With a jacuzzi, outdoor seats, sunpads, and a place to store the tender, her flybridge is perfect for spending the weekend on the water with friends and family. There is an inside dining room, an outdoor eating area, and a formal lounge on the main deck. Island Seeker has excellent quarters for a crew of four in addition to her capacity to sleep up to eight guests in her four guestrooms—a full-beam master suite, VIP stateroom, and two sets of twin staterooms.

This amazing yacht is one of Azimut’s 38 100 Jumbo types and was refurbished in 2010. It has a top speed of 18 knots. She is ready for her new owners to bring their own taste and flair into the home.

Knight & Carver Tortuga 1983 30.78m $749,000

The motor yacht Tortuga, built by Knight & Carver and launched in 1983, has aged gracefully. She’s 30.78 m long and has a timeless exterior by Knight & Carver. Her spacious exposed upper deck area is perfect for sunbathing, yoga, and socialising, seamlessly merging elegance and utility. Her top deck features a built-in the full-service galley and sushi bar seating, making her ideal for owners who enjoy entertaining. She can accommodate up to 40 people at once in a variety of sitting arrangements. Tortuga’s five cabins can sleep a total of ten people in comfort; the full-beam master suite has its own private deck, which may be used as a dance floor.

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