Renowned opera singer and serial yacht owner Andrea Bocelli has taken delivery of his largest boat yet, an 86ft Cantiere delle Marche called Stella del Nord.
Darwin Class 86 M/Y Stella del Nord sold to the famous singer Andrea Bocelli. On April 24th has announced of having been appointed Exclusive Sales Agent for three second hand Darwin Class explorers, M/Y Stella del Nord (Darwin 86′), M/Y Acala and M/Y Babbo (both Darwin 102).
Vasco Buonpensiere – co-founder and Sales and Marketing Director of Cantiere delle Marche – is proud to announce that the first in the list, M/Y Stella del Nord, has been sold to Andrea Bocelli, the internationally renowned Italian singer and songwriter introduced to CdM by the Italian brokerage firm Corte srl based in Lavagna.
M/Y Stella del Nord, the fourth Darwin Class 86′ built by Cantiere delle Marche, launched in 2015, has been specified at the highest standards and treated extremely well by her previous Owner and she has been put up for sale like new.
The Darwin 86′ is the perfect yacht for an Owner like Andrea Bocelli, who is not only an amazing singer but also an expert yachtsman, who – after having owned vessels of all sizes – wants to start his way into serious expedition yachting. Bocelli was looking for an explorer that allowed him and his family to sail far and wide, and comfortably, even in the most severe weather conditions. The Darwin 86’ perfectly matches with his wishes and requests: not too big and not operationally complicated (max crew of four, registered under the 200 GT, extremely fuel efficient) yet large enough to offer full comfort during long passages. Right after the handover, he set course for Naples and despite Stella del Nord faced rough seas, Bocelli arrived in time and relaxed to hold a concert. Not a bad start at all!
Andrea Bocelli has previously owned several motor yachts including a Gamma 20 called Libertas, which was customised to feature one-level decks – a must for the singer, who has been blind since the age of 12.
Stella del Nord has already been put to good use, as Bocelli was on board for her delivery cruise from Lavagna to Naples, where he performed at his latest concert.
The singer has a packed touring schedule next month including dates in Russia, the USA and Lebanon, but he will surely be looking forward to some time off in July to enjoy his new yacht.