M/Y 4You sold by Edmiston

Edmiston announced the sale of the Amels 55m M/Y 4You today.

The details

Built in steel and aluminium by Dutch yard Amels to a design by Tim Heywood, M/Y 4You was delivered in 2012 as the second in the yard’s Limited Edition 180 Series and most recently refitted in 2019.

4You sleeps 12 guests in six cabins: a full-beam master suite on the main deck with an adjoining twin cabin, and a pair each of double and twin cabins on the lower deck. The twins convert into doubles if required. All guest cabins come with marble en suite bathrooms and A/V systems

Along with the main saloon, complete with bar, is an upper saloon with a grand piano. For active guests, the yacht carries a large selection of tenders and water sports toys. Other features include a spa pool and massage room. A Jacuzzi spa tub also sits on the sundeck.

4You’s top speed is 15.5 knots with maximum cruising range of 4,500 nautical miles at 12 knots. Power comes from two 1,450hp MTU 16V2000M70 diesel engines.

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Damen Yachting Sells Custom 72M Hybrid Expedition Vessel

The team at Amels and Damen Yachting has signed a new 72-metre (236 ft) full custom project to be built under its Damen Yachting brand. When delivered in early 2024, the vessel will explore the world with a hugely capable platform featuring hybrid propulsion for zero-emission cruising and accommodation for 12 guests. Read on to find out more.

Who’s Working On The Superyacht?

The Owner, having an exceptional interest and aptitude for both exterior and interior yacht design, has selected professional designer Michael Leach Design to enhance the vessel’s exterior styling along with the Owner’s interior. Damen Yachting’s in-house team has developed the one-off custom naval architecture and detailed engineering. Burgess New Construction has been appointed to project manage the build, after the sales team represented the Owner during the purchase process.

Managing Director Rose Damen:

“This hybrid expedition vessel is an absolutely unique project. For us it has been very exciting to bring the Owner’s very unique vision to reality. We are dedicated to developing more efficient propulsion and power management solutions for our clients, which are underpinned by an environmentally sensitive mind-set. We are proud to be at the forefront of a new breed of luxury expedition vessels and this highly innovative new project embodies this approach.’’

Superyacht Project Aquamarine


The vessel is characterised by large and flexible outdoor spaces that can be used for both sun and shade as well as tender and toy storage. The deck can also accommodate modular equipment including a deck swimming pool and a removable battery bank. With a Gross Tonnage of 1,440, the spacious interior features a dedicated Owners Deck, a VIP cabin and generous areas for guest entertainment. A Touch & Go Helipad allows for convenient access.

Full service will be provided by up to 24 crew, including staff and specialists. The powerful deck crane will deploy equipment up to 14 tonnes including a 13-metre fast RIB, a 9-metre utility craft and a car.

Efficient Power

The rugged ocean-going vessel will be powered by a highly efficient power and propulsion configuration. In addition to the two main engines, she will have PTO/PTI hybrid electrical drives that are suitable for running up to 8 knots. She will have significant on-board battery power for normal use including silent nights at anchor without generator power. The stored power can be increased with containerised battery packs for extended zero-emission silent cruising in fragile marine systems. All outdoor spaces will be finished in synthetic teak decking as a more sustainable, durable and low maintenance alternative.

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Amels Deliver SYNTHESIS to kick off 2021

While we are all busy on Monday waking up for the first work day of the year the team at Amels and Damen Yachting has marked the start of 2021 with the delivery of the Amels 242 SYNTHESIS.

The 74-metre Amels Limited Editions design (242 ft), which features a number of layout customisations, departed the Damen Yachting Vlissingen City shipyard in the Netherlands on January 4th. Her planned itinerary is based around an extensive cruising schedule which will take the superyacht worldwide.

SYNTHESIS stems from the successful Amels 242 Limited Editions range. Her experienced Owner is a repeat Amels client and has customised this yacht to meet their personal requirements. She features a dedicated Owners Deck with foredeck jacuzzi and there is a significant focus on blending the interior into the exterior throughout with unique dining and entertaining layouts on multiple decks which move away from the more traditional configurations. There is a large aft deck swimming pool and the Lower Deck Wellness Spa continues this play on the indoor-outdoor with direct access to the swim platform for guests.

Damen Yachting Managing Director Rose Damen says, “It has been a wonderful experience to welcome back our client and to see them incorporate so many personal touches to his Amels 242. It is a fantastic example of what our Limited Editions concept is all about. Owners being able to benefit from the existing and proven platform whilst still having the freedom to customise to meet their own specific yachting needs and still receive delivery within 12 months.”

With a Gross Tonnage of 1,790, SYNTHESIS accommodates 12 guests in 6 cabins with 19 crew. The yacht’s garage holds two 9-metre luxury tenders and the Bridge Deck aft features a helipad. As with all Amels Limited Editions, SYNTHESIS benefits from the proven naval architecture by Damen Yachting. Her exterior bears the unmistakable signature of Tim Heywood and she features bespoke interiors by Winch Design. International yacht brokerage specialists Torrance Yachts advised the client and managed the build on his behalf.

SYNTHESIS is the fifth Amels 242 to be delivered and also marks the 40th Limited Editions yacht to be delivered since 2005. Damen Yachting’s innovative business model of upfront investment in engineering and construction, while maximising customisation and evolution, represents the perfect balance between full custom and semi-custom and reduces delivery time from several years to as little as a few months.

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