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AFRICA I Yacht – Elite $17M Superyacht

The AFRICA I yacht is a sensational and impressive yacht that is built by the Italian shipyard Benetti, the only superyacht brand that has won the Boats International magazine Shipyard number 1 award six times in a row.

Her design was penned by Zuretti, a French yacht designer that specializes in unique, custom designs with elaborate modern and international residence interior. On the other hand, her dazzling exterior is designed by Stefano Natucci.

She is full of endless possibilities which makes her a popular choice with celebrities. In 2019, she was the charter yacht of choice for footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and his family.

Name:Africa I
Length:47m (154ft)
Guests:12 in 6 cabins
Crew:9 in 5 cabins
Designer:Stefano Natucci
Interior Designer:Zuretti Interior Design
Speed:25 knots
Volume:492 ton
Price:US $17 million
Annual Running:US $1-2 million

AFRICA I yacht interior

Designed by Zuretti, her interior exudes a contemporary vibe that is perfect for family-friendly and accessible charters. 

She has beautifully styled light and airy interiors thanks to its panoramic windows that offer fabulous views. Her funky furnishings and vibrant colors radiate a modern and inviting feel. 

Her main salon is arranged in an open plan with the formal dining room on the main deck, as well as a big sky lounge on the top deck.

Both terraces outside are encircled by floor-to-ceiling windows that provide spectacular views. 

Located on the main deck forward, the master suite enjoys a forward-facing vista as well as its own private outside area.

Additionally, there are several al fresco dining and sitting options, as well as a big retractable swim platform.


The AFRICA I yacht is a 46.99 m / 154′2″ luxury motor yacht built with an aluminum superstructure. She benefits from a semi-displacement hull that is great for seakeeping and speed. 

Thanks to her twin MTU M90 16V 4000 engines, she can comfortably cruise at a speed of 12 knots and can reach a maximum speed of 24.2 knots.

She has a range of up to 3,915 nautical miles from her 65,000-liter fuel tanks and is equipped with at-anchor stabilizers that provide outstanding comfort.


The Benetti superyacht ‘Africa I’ is designed to provide visitors with exceptionally unforgettable charter vacations, thanks to the exceptional build quality of the legendary Italian shipyard that built her.

Her sleek exterior features an outside living area that is spread across three decks and is excellent for those looking for the utmost in leisure or for those who want to party in elegance. 

The aft deck is sheltered and has a dining table for al fresco eating and easy access to the lower swim platform. 

There is also an extra outdoor dining option and sun cushions that are located on the top deck.

Her spacious sundeck is ideal for any event with a Jacuzzi, sun pads, outdoor eating areas, chaise loungers, and partial shade, among other amenities.


The AFRICA I yacht can accommodate 12 guests across six cabins, including a master cabin on the main deck with a private terrace, and a VIP cabin on the upper deck. 

Being a family-friendly yacht, she also has two doubles and two twins on the lower deck, including a special twin kids’ cabin. 

Guests will be in good hands with her experienced crew of 12, who are dedicated to creating special charter memories for their guests. 

AFRICA I is an especially popular choice for families, with numerous family-friendly touches throughout the yacht.

She boasts a large lineup of water toys that include an Onda GT 10m chase tender, a Castoldi 21 Beach ladder 6m tender, Seabobs, Seadoo wave runners, and paddleboards.


It is estimated that the cost of the AFRICA I yacht is US$ 17 million, with an annual operating cost of US$ 1 – 2 million.

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