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Benetti 46-metre motor yacht Francine sold


The Benetti 46-metre motor yacht Francine was recently sold to a client who was introduced at Woods & Associates. Built at Benetti’s facilities in Viareggio, and previously named Sahab III, she was delivered in 1989 and refitted in 2013.

Francine features a full displacement steel hull and aluminium superstructure, with teak decks. Both her exterior styling and engineering were carried out by the Fratelli Benetti Team.

Francine’s layout offer generous interior spaces to comfortably accommodate up to 10 guests across 5 cabins, comprising a master suite, 1 VIP stateroom, 1 double cabin and 2 twin cabins. A crew of up to 8 members is also accommodated onboard.

Powered by 2 Caterpillar (3512B) 1,937hp diesel engines and propelled by her twin screw propellers, Francine can reach a top speed of 18 knots, and travel at a cruising speed of 13 knots.

General and technical details
Length Overall 46.09m Beam 7.8m Draught max 2m Gross Tonnage 328 Tonnes Builder Benetti SpA Hull FB 207 Country of Build Italy Year of Completion 1989 Hull Material Steel Superstructure Material Aluminium Exterior Design Fratelli Benetti Interior Design Terence Disdale Design Ltd. Guests 10 Crew 8 Cabin Configuration 1 Master 1 VIP 1 Double 2 Twin Number of engines 2 Manufacturer/ Type Deutz AG – TBD 604B V12 HP 1986 KW 1480 Total HP 3972 Total KW 2961 Max Speed 18kn Cruise Speed 13kn Fuel Capacity 47000L Water Capacity 15000L