Northrop & Johnson's Best Sales Deals of 2023

Posted January 16, 2023 in Brokerage & New Build by Ashleigh King

From sprawling sundecks with alfresco exercise equipment and custom pools flanked by sunpads to awe-inspiring master suites and private terraces at the water’s edge, the details seen throughout a yacht’s build are second to none. With each one more unique and luxurious than the last, it can be daunting to know where to start. Luckily, with our expansive fleet of the finest yachts on the market, you cannot go wrong. Take a look at our top 12 yachts for sale in 2023.


Side profile of luxury charter yacht UNBRIDLED on the water

At 191′ (58.22m) in length, UNBRIDLED’s elegant blue hull, classic Trinity craftsmanship and tremendous volume come together to create a superyacht chock full of luxurious amenities. Her attention to detail is illustrated both inside and out, with a focus on maximizing guest comfort and entertainment. From her expansive main salon to her incredible skylounge, UNBRIDLED’s interior is primed for enjoying life onboard and contributes to her enviable charter record. The Trinity welcomes 16 guests in six comfortable staterooms, including a sprawling master suite with an adjacent convertible cabin, perfect for children, nannies or security detail. On her exterior, UNBRIDLED is just as impressive featuring a sundeck with plenty of sunpads, a full bar, a Jacuzzi and gym equipment for those who want to maintain a workout routine onboard. She is asking $24,950,000.


FARIBANA V right facing profile

The 178′ (54.4m) Amels superyacht FARIBANA V is a beautiful example of luxury on the water. Boasting a Gross Tonnage of 836GT, and a range of 3,600 nautical miles, she was built for cruising in comfort. The yacht’s interior showcases a traditional design with a blend of rich wood accents, high-quality textures and tasteful touches of gold. FARIBANA V is the embodiment of elegance, ideal for an owner who expects nothing but five-star amenities. With accommodations for 14 guests in seven stunning staterooms, an impressive skylounge primed for entertainment and a sundeck with a full bar and endless sunpads, FARIBANA V is an absolute dream. She is asking €14,700,000.


With an impressive charter history, a plethora of upgrades from her 2022 refit and a classic Trinity design and build, the 164′ (49.99m) IMPROMPTU checks all the boxes for on-water luxury. In 2020, she successfully completed her ten-year ABS survey. IMPROMPTU’s interior is adorned with rich wood accents seen throughout her open-plan main salon and each stateroom. There is a centrally-located spiral staircase that houses a dedicated wine cellar on top. The yacht offers plenty of seating areas, from her expansive skylounge featuring a 60-inch TV to her many alfresco hang-out spaces. She welcomes 12 guests in six beautiful cabins, including a split-level master suite with a unique elevated lounge boasting 180-degree views. IMPROMPTU’s exterior centerpiece is her custom, raised waterfall Jacuzzi that can fit up to 12 guests. She is asking $24,500,000.


Boasting 781 gross tons, 7,500 square feet of living space, a dedicated gym on deck and an awe-inspiring master stateroom with a private balcony, the 164′ (50.01m) VICTORIA DEL MAR was built to cross oceans in style and comfort. Her engineering package, naval architecture and exterior styling were penned by the Delta Design Group. The superyacht’s fantastic charter history is a testament to her exemplary build and amenities. She features a contemporary interior that combines glass and stonework elements. The all-decks elevator allows for ease of access, and the main staircase showcases a mix of Anigre and Zebrawood. VICTORIA DEL MAR welcomes 14 guests onboard for private use or 12 for charter service in seven elegant staterooms. Her sundeck is the hub of entertainment featuring a 100” HD cinema screen for alfresco movie nights and a full outdoor galley and bar. She is asking $27,950,000.


EXPLORA superyacht cruising

The 1985, 153′ (46.53m) Feadship EXPLORA is of impeccable pedigree. She benefitted from a full rebuild in 2002 under Feadship’s supervision, with additional upgrades in 2008 and most recently in 2017. She remains in immaculate condition and is on a meticulous maintenance schedule. EXPLORA’s timeless beauty is illustrated throughout each and every space. Her main salon features an upright piano, tasteful furnishings and a Hampton’s Beach House style that gives the yacht a chic, laid-back atmosphere. Her dramatic master suite is engulfed in high-gloss mahogany and a white-paneling ceiling that adds a nice contrast. EXPLORA offers five additional staterooms with accommodations for a total of 12 guests. The luxury continues on her exterior, from her well-appointed main deck aft to the spacious sundeck. She is asking $14,900,000.


lady j Palmer Johnson

The 142′ (43.31m) classic Palmer Johnson LADY J is an exceptional yacht on the market with many unique features and amenities. She has benefitted from a meticulous refit schedule, boasts an outstanding charter history and collection of water toys and features brand-new Caterpillar engines and ZF transmissions installed in 2021. LADY J is a valuable yacht on the market with so much to offer for her guests while onboard. Her tri-deck layout offers plenty of areas for guests to take advantage of. Cuban mahogany paneling and natural and recessed lighting come together to create a warm and welcoming ambiance. Her interior design is timeless, comfortable and elegant. Twelve guests are accommodated in five staterooms, featuring a beautiful master suite and additional guest cabins that can be found after passing through the marble foyer and down a spiral staircase. She is asking $9,950,000.


SKYLER Benetti right facing

The 2019 Benetti Crystal model SKYLER exceeds expectations. She boasts 140′ (42.67m) in length, classic Benetti artistry and modern design notes that contribute to her well-rounded build. The windows in the main salon are expansive, allowing guests to admire the passing views while seated on the comfortable sofas. She features an indoor gym on the upper deck, an impressive beach club that encourages guests to enjoy life on the water’s edge and a stunning master suite with port and starboard one-button terraces. SKYLER welcomes 12 guests in a total of five staterooms, each with the same modern, refined styling as the rest of her interior. Her sundeck is outstanding, with a custom pool and a stylish bar for alfresco cocktails. She is asking $21,875,000.


DESTINATION alloy yacht running shot

A tried and true world cruiser, the 134’6″ (41m) DESTINATION has been exceptionally maintained since her launch. Her pedigreed build allows her to cruise from the tropics to the polar climates and she boasts many up-to-date features, including a sloop rig with carbon mast and in-furling boom, six captive winches, flush deck hatches and recessed articulating anchors. Her most recent $4-million refit brought endless updates while maintaining her original practicality and appeal, leaving her in extraordinary condition. She features an upper and lower salon, four beautifully-appointed staterooms for eight guests and beautiful exterior deck spaces. One of DESTINATION’s most unique features is her totally custom second boarding platform to starboard midships. This also acts as a “beach club” when desired with its shower, lighting, built-in storage and a protected bench. She is asking €13,500,000.


APHRODITE 128' (39.01m) Palmer

The 128′ (39.01m) tri-deck motor yacht APHRODITE is a classically designed Palmer Johnson with unrivaled pedigree, excellent craftsmanship and an old Florida charm. She is filled with warm cherry wood joinery, expansive windows in the salon and unique royal blue carpets. She has a cozy country kitchen breakfast nook in her galley to gather for a nice casual meal. A separate, dedicated office provides a quiet space for guests to use when needed. APHRODITE’s sundeck features an oversized Jacuzzi, huge sunpads and sunloungers. Four staterooms welcome eight guests to enjoy restful nights onboard. She is asking $3,950,000.


LA VIE Tecnomar

The 120′ (36.58m) Tecnomar LA VIE is a head-turner on the water boasting speed, style and safety. She is the ideal choice for an owner seeking a cool, sleek modern yacht with generous accommodations. LA VIE was built to the highest standards in yachting utilizing white marble, soft leather and lacquered wood. Her expansive windows allow an influx of natural light that complements her furnishings. Her sporty Tecnomar styling continues on her exterior. She has plenty of room for guests to hang out alfresco, be it at the loungers and bar on the aft deck or in the Jacuzzi on the sundeck. LA VIE’s three staterooms welcome up to seven guests. Each cabin offers guests their own private taste of luxury and privacy. She is asking €8,880,000.


Built by renowned yacht builder Westport, the 112′ (34.14m) SUPERSTAR has been very well-maintained and underwent a major refit in 2019 and 2020, leaving her in primed condition. She has a 2,000 nautical mile range and a remarkably shallow draft at 5’6” (1.6m). SUPERSTAR’s marine-inspired interior pays homage to the sea with a palette of blues and light neutrals. The warm wood accents throughout create a tasteful contrast. The yacht’s spacious aft deck is equipped with an alfresco bar and dining area. Eight guests are welcome onboard SUPERSTAR across four well-appointed cabins, each one more impressive than the last. She is asking $4,895,000.


With a cruising speed of 24 knots and a maximum speed of 28, the Sanlorenzo SL96A Asymmetric ACE was designed and built to impress. She is 96′ (29.26m) in length and boasts very low engine hours, having been privately owned since her delivery. ACE’s interior is cool and contemporary with lots of volume from her asymmetric lines. Floor-to-ceiling windows and top-of-the-line materials and furnishings contribute to her ultra-luxe atmosphere. ACE welcomes 10 guests in five staterooms, including a split-level master suite connecting to the exterior foredeck for added enjoyment.  The yacht’s exciting exterior areas contribute to her appeal, encouraging guests to make the most of life on the water. She is asking €7,900,000.

There is no better mode of transportation to take you to your dream destinations than a superyacht chock full of luxurious amenities. Be it a sporty pocket yacht or a classic sailing vessel, the choice is yours.

If you’re interested in buying or selling a yacht, contact the professional team of yacht brokers at Northrop & Johnson today. As a world-leading yacht brokerage, Northrop & Johnson offers access to thousands of luxury yachts for sale around the world, including private yachts not publicly advertised for sale. From yacht sales to new construction, contact our team of yacht brokers to get the results you need.

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