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The Bahia Mar Marina in Fort Lauderdale has announced it is currently experiencing one of the busiest periods of the year. Pictured above are the yachts Match Point, Bella Vita, Carpe Diem II and Amarula Sun, which have all been seen in the Florida marina less than two weeks ago.
The 48.7-metre Match Point (ex: Primadonna; VF-15) was built by the US shipbuilders Christensen Shipyards in 2009, which also undertook her naval architecture and exterior design. She accommodates up to 12 guests over six luxurious cabins in an interior designed by Carol Williamson & Associates.
Bella Vita (ex: TV; Madsummer) is part of the Feadship F45 Vantage series, and is the third F45 Vantage built by the Dutch shipyard in 2008. Measuring 44.65 metres, she has a beam of 9.20 metres and a draft of 2.70 metres, and accommodates up to 12 guests on board.
The 45.72-metre aluminium Carpe Diem II (ex: Mia Elise; Imagine; Carpe Diem) is another US built superyacht, this time from Trinity Yachts. She accommodates up to 10 guests in over five spacious cabins, consisting of one master suite as well as four double cabins. She is powered by twin Caterpillar 3521B engines which give her a top speed of 24 knots and a cruising speed of 20 knots.
The 49.9-metre Amarula Sun (ex: Mine Games) is another all aluminium superyacht from US shipyard Trinity Yachts, and accommodates up to 10 guests on board as well as a crew of eight. Performance wise, she is powered by twin Caterpillar 3516B engines, which give her a top speed of 22.5 knots and a range of 3,000 nm at a speed of 12 knots.
For more information, visit Bahia Mar Marina
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