51m explorer superyacht Aspire completes €4 million refit

Greek yard SSH Maritime has completed a three-month refit on 51-metre explorer yacht Aspire. The works of reported €4,000,000 included major exterior and interior renovations.

Built by Chinese yard Penglai in 2007, the yacht was first christened Etra. Renamed Aspire in 2018, the yacht was in need for solid refit.

Refit works began in August 2018, covering a wide range of issues, including teak replacement, full refit of exterior and interior spaces and hull and superstructure repainting. The works also included an extensive overhaul of the interior, with fabrics and upholstery renewal.

Originally built of steel hull and superstructure, Aspire features a 9-metre beam and 3-metre draft. She can acommodate up to 12 guests in 6 cabins and staff of 11 with an interior design by Andrea Pezzini and an exterior design by Blue Fin Yachts.

The master suite sits on the upper deck and comprises a private study, walk-in closets and his and her ensuite baths. The guest rooms meanwhile are located on the main deck.

Other features on-board include a Jacuzzi and alfresco dining zone on the sky lounge aft. The sundeck meanwhile represents a wellness area, with the aft deck space intended for exercise classes and yoga.

The yacht of 490 GT is powered by engines of 1,016 HP, giving her a maximum speed of 14 knots and a cruising speed of 13 knots.

Aspire is listed for sale asking € 10,900,000 with SSH Maritime.

SSH Maritime is a full-service yachting company specializing in management, refits, sales, charter and new builds. Covering a global reach in Europe, the USA, Mexico, the Caribbean, the Middle East, and Asia, SSH offers insights on selling, chartering and managing large yachts.