BY APB Staff on 18 Aug 2021

Sale marks 20th large yacht brokered by Burgess' Asia team since 2015

LindBurgess has announced the sale of 52.3-metre Amels motor yacht Lind, in an in-house deal with Mark Woodmansey and Eleonora Pitasso representing the seller. The sale marks the 20th yacht deal by Burgess in Asia since the first regional Asia office opened in Singapore in 2015.

Lind had been listed with an asking price of €25m.

Delivered in 2010, her steel hull and aluminium superstructure were built to Lloyd’s classification and MCA compliance, and spent time as a successful charter yacht. In 2020 she went back to Amels for her 10-year survey and a refit, which included a full repaint, technical systems overhaul and interior upgrades. She features exterior design by Britain’s Tim Heywood, and contemporary interiors by Italian stylist Laura Sessa.

In addition to Lind, Burgess in Asia has closed on four other yachts for Asian clients in 2021: 44.2m Feadship Moon Sand, 46.7m Heesen Book Ends, 65.7m Amels Ventum Maris and a 70m-plus deal that has remained confidential. 

“This is obviously a nice milestone for our Asia team,” chairman Asia at Burgess, Jean-Marc Poullet, commented. “It is rewarding passion, team spirit, expertise and hard work to give our clients the best possible advice on the market and get them the best possible deal, be they buyers or sellers.”

Other yachts currently listed for sale by Burgess on behalf of clients in Asia include 91.5m Oceanco Tranquility, 88.5m Pride MegaYachts Illusion Plus, 60.1m Feadship Paraffin, 43m Isa Agora III and 33.9m Feadship Moon Sand Too.

The 20 yacht sales brokered since 2015 comprise some of the largest transactions globally including 85m Lurssen Areti purchased in 2019 – another in-house Burgess deal, with the Asia team representing the buyer. 

Head of brokerage Asia, Mark Woodmansey, added, “While we have been very successful in the large yachts segment, we are equally excited to bring to our clients great opportunities in the 30-50m segment, including new build or very recent yachts which we source globally via Burgess’ networks and shipyards relationships.”

Burgess’ 20-strong Asia team is spread over five offices (Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Phuket and Mumbai) and its Asia Desk in Monaco.