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APPROVED Boats image APPROVED Boats has been created with the belief that "There's a better way to do this."

Bringing together the marine industry's top yacht brokers and professionals to network and work alongside each other, giving you more choice and confidence to look further afield for your perfect boat, knowing that you can rely on the continuity of the highest level of service that APPROVED Boats provide.

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APPROVED Boats is committed to exposing Yacht Brokerage to a wider audience and making buying or selling a boat more transparent and easier to complete.

Use this website to "find your perfect boat" whether it be right on your doorstep or at the other side of the world, APPROVED Boats can arrange everything so that you can relax and plot a course for your maiden voyage.

Featured Boat
photo of 120' Benetti Classic
120' Benetti Classic
2008 US$ 10,700,000

2008 BENETTI CLASSIC

Banyan, will cocoon guests in a world of comfort and sophistication.

From her striking grey hull to her brilliant white superstructure, oiled teak trim and highly polished stainless steel accessories ‘Banyan’ is arguably the most impressive Benetti Classic of all. Sun beds and oversized loungers adorn the sun deck which offers a large Jacuzzi, fully equipped bar, barbeque and the Bose sound system found throughout the entire yacht.

Exterior dining for ten on the bridge deck with bimini covered seating area guarantees the ideal setting to savour the delicacies of your private chef. Accommodation is for up to ten guests in five en-suite cabins, including a stunning full width master bathroom. Her large swim platform is the perfect boarding point for the exciting range of toys and her exceptional custom built tender.

The contemporary interior is a sensuous mix of stylish vibrancy.

Banyan has just passed in 5 year class Lloyds and also here Cayman Islands commercial certification.
 
The yacht has had an extensive refit in 2012 with no expense spared including a complete paint job to convert her from original black hull to light Grey and black and white superstructure.
 
The interiors and furniture and lighting have been remodel to a more modern Italian design.
 
Banyan has had the finest of level of maintenance and used privately.
 
2008 BENETTI CLASSIC

MAIN CHARACTERISTICS
BUILDER: Benetti
YEAR: 2008
LOA: 36.58m (120ft 0in)
BEAM: 7.9m (25ft 11in)
DRAFT: 1.96m (6ft 5in)
GROSS TONS: 299 Tons
NET TONS: 89 Tons
DISPLACEMENT: 170t.
NAVAL ARCHITECT: Benetti

CAPACITIES
CRUISE SPEED: 14 Knots (approx)
MAXIMUM SPEED: 16 Knots (approx)
RANGE: 3300 nm (approx)at 12 knots
FUEL CAPACITY: 42,000 Litres (11,095 US Gallons)
WATER CAPACITY: 8,400 Litres (2,219 US Gallons)
BLACK WATER CAPACITY: 3,000 Litres (792 US Gallons)
GREY WATER CAPACITY: 1,800 Litres (475 US Gallons)

MACHINERY
ENGINE MODEL: 2 x C32 CAT 2312kW / 3100hp
HOURS: 2200 July 2013
FUEL: DIESEL
PROPULSION: PROP SHAFT
GEARBOXES: ZF BW 256
STEERING: 2 x Fixed Pitch 5 blade propellers
STABILIZERS: Naiad/Vosper at anchor stabilizers

GENERATORS
GENERATORS: 2 x Kohler 70kw
HOURS: 9200 July 2013

ELECTRICITY
ELECTRICITY: 220v 50Hz
SHORE POWER: 380v
BATTERIES: 24v Gel Batteries
Battery Charger: Service; Engine; Radio.

AIR CONDITIONING
Condaria 288.000/ph reverse Cycle heating

OTHER MACHINERY
Dirty Oil tank 400 litres
Clean Oil tank 400 litres
Koop Nautic 68hp Bowthurster
2x MC55 Idromar watermakers, Reverse osmosis 11,000 litres per day
Racor fuel filters
Jet/Vacuum Sanitary System
Hamman Waste Treatment
Kinetica domestic water purification system
Cathelco anti-corrosion and biological system

ACCOMMODATION
For up to ten guests in five ensuite cabins.
Full width master cabin on main deck, two double and two twin cabins on the lower deck.
Four cabins for seven crew

GALLEY/ LAUNDRY EQUIPMENT
2 x Frigit Built in Cold Rooms, Fridge/Freezers
1 x Miele commercial convection microwave
1 x Miele Dishwasher in galley
1 x Dumb Waiter connected to upper deck
2 x Miele Washing Machine & 2 x Miele Dryer
4 bars, each bar fitted with one fridge and one icemaker
1 x 4 burner Miele range
1 x Miele Dishwasher in upper deck bar
1 x Miele 90cm commercial electric oven

COMMUNICATIONS, NAVIGATION & ENTERTAINMENT EQUIPMENT
SAILOR Sat C
Internal phone system throughout yacht
Seatel 4006 vsat with wifi throughout entire yacht
SAILOR mini M
SAILOR VHF in wheelhouse
Crew call system throughout
PABX for external & internal communications with 2x GSM cellular phones and intercom

NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT
Plath Navipilot V Autopilot
2x Furuno FR 7112 Radar
Furuno FCV 6II videosounder
B & G Hydra 2000 Wind instruments
Magnetic Plath Jupiter Compass
Kahlenberg Horn
Furuno NX500 navtex
Navionics LCD pro II Plotter with AIS
Furuno GP36 GPS
B & G Hydra 2000 Log
Plath Navigat x MK1 Gyrocompass
Plath Rudder indicator
Furuno weather station with back-up GPS
Furuno weather station in Captain's cabin

ENTERTAINMENT EQUIPMENT
1 x TV Sony Plasma 50" in main salon
1 x TV Sony Plasma 50" in upper lounge
1x TV Sony Plasma 40" LCD exterior in upper deck
Satellite TV - USA/Europe Seatel 4004E on each television
Ipod/MP3 - 15 ports connected throughout
Wifi and lan internet access everywhere througout the yacht
Extensive up-to-date computer operated mainetnance and inventory system
1 x TV SOnyn Plasma 40" in master cabin
1 x TV Sony Plasma 20" in each guest cabin
1x TV Sony 20" Plasma TV + DVD in each crew cabin
1c CD player, DVD player in crew cabins, wheelhouse and crew mess
Bose sound system througout guest areas
Full size Sony stereo equipment with laser CD, AM - FM tuner, amplifier, terrestrial TV access, Sky TV decoder and video on demand media centre in each cabin and salons

TENDERS/ WATER SPORTS EQUIPMENT
1 x 6 metre 11 seater Pascol tender with 190hp Volvo engine (inboard turbocharged diesel)
1x Bauer Dive compressor
Full inventory of waterskis, wakeboards and snorkelling equipment
2 x Yamaha GP 1300R Jetskis

DECK EQUIPMENT
2x 225kg stainless steel anchors
5000w Muir, remote and foot controlled windlasses
Marquipt side boarding ladders
Pincraft swimming ladder
3x Gardenart umbrellas for 6 positions on sundeck
Wintercovers throughout
Gaggenau electric BBQ
large chaise longue on upper deck
2x 135m chain
Bathing platform on garage door when door is open
2000w Muir capstans
4.5m x 0.6m Pincraft passarelle
Removal shade screens all decks, plus two lateral wind/shade screens by upper deck dining table on bimini
2x deck showers by swim ladder
8-person Jacuzzi


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