VA BENE was the first of three yachts named PETARA which were owned by Bernie Ecclestone of Formula 1. VA BENE was sold and is now a charter yacht. The luxurious 47 meter power yacht Va Bene was recently refit by her new owner, music legend Eric Clapton.
Va Bene Va Bene (ex: Anthea PA; Petara; Only 4 U)

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Project Name: Yacht type: Motor Yacht
Based concept: Sub type:
Imo: MMSI:
Call sign: SYT#: Y00641
Flag: Port of Registry:

Length Overall (m): 47.80 Length Overall (ft): 156.82
Length On Deck (m): Length On Deck (ft):
Length Waterline (m): 40.80 Length Waterline (ft): 133.86
Beam (m): 9.22 Beam (ft): 30.25
Draught Max (m): 3.10 Draught Max (ft): 10.17
Draught Min (m): Draught Min (ft):

Shipyard: Euroship Cees Cornelissen BV Year: 1992
Hull: P470 Status: Completed
Port: Dreumel Country: Netherlands

Naval Architect: Richard Hein
Exterior Designer: The A Group, Richard Hein
Interior Designer: H2 Yacht Design

Hull Material: Steel Superstructure: Aluminium
Gross Tonnage: 504 Displacement:
Class Comments: Lloyd’s Register + 100A1, +LMC MCA: No

Guest Cabins: 1 Owner’s cabin, 2 double cabins, 3 twin cabins
Guests: 12 Max Charter Guests:
Crew Cabins: 1 Captain’s cabin, 1 engineers cabin, 3 twin cabins, 1 x 4 berth cabin Crew: 12

Total HP: Total KW:

Engines: 2 x 1750 HP Caterpillar 3512 DITA Diesels
Max Speed: 18 Cruise Speed: 16
Range: 4,000 Propulsion: Twin Screw

Fuel Capacity (Liters): 63,340 Fuel Capacity (Gallons): 16,734
Water Capacity (Liters): 22,000 Water Capacity (Gallons): 5,812


Refit details
Year Shipyard Work done Status
2007-2008 Pendennis Shipyard Ltd Complete refit; including work on the interior, full paint job, reconfiguration of the sun deck, new crew accommodation, new propellers, etc. Finished
2002-2003 Proteksan Turquoise Yachts Complete refit. Finished
History Sales Information
Year Sale Price Asking Price Broker Status
2007 18,000,000 USD Offered
2005 18,000,000 USD Burgess Sold

Length 47.8m (156.8ft)
Beam 9.2m (30.2ft)
Draft 3.1m (10.2ft)
Built 1992 (refitted 2007/08), Kees Cornelissen, The Netherlands
Engines 2 x 1750hp Caterpillar
Cruising Speed 14 knots
Guests 12 (1 master, 4 double, 1 twin)
Crew 13
Watersports 9.8m Intrepid tender with 2 x 250hp engines, 2 x 5.3m Zodiac semi-rigid inflatable tenders with 115hp outboard engines, 2 x Sea-Doo 1500cc waverunners (3 man), 2 x kayaks, waterskis, wakeboards & tows, snorkelling gear, fishing gear
Communications & entertainment Satcom & cellular communications facilities, VSAT, Wi-Fi internet access
Comprehensive audio-visual systems, satellite television
Special Features Zero speed stabilisers, Jacuzzi, free weights
Summer cruising Mediterranean
Summer rates (high/low) US$210,000 / US$189,000

Name: Va Bene
Year: 1992
Exterior: H2 Yacht Design
Interior H2 Yacht Design
Country: United Kingdom
Top speed: 18
Cruise speed: 16
Listing ID: 1376


Updated on December 25, 2013 at 12:00 am
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