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Five Unique Yachts with Character for Sale with Ocean Independence

Whether the decision to buy a yacht is fueled by a deep passion for the ocean or a desire to experience the ultimate freedom, the search for the perfect yacht comes with a long list of personal requirements. While some yacht owners look for the newest and sleekest, others appreciate classic lines and a long history. From restored classics to uniquely converted explorers, the provenance and personality behind these more unusual yachts might just make you fall in love with them a little bit more.

Originally launched as MOONMAIDEN in 1975, this 39m yacht was a regular charter favourite in the Mediterranean. Following her sale in 2012, MOONMAIDEN underwent an extensive refit in the UK and was relaunched as TRAFALGAR. Delivering a modern take on the classic cruiser, her satin finished French mahogany interior is now complemented by stylish fabrics, while her expansive deck areas offer relaxed seating, sunbathing and informal dining. Five generous staterooms provide accommodation for ten guests including a superb master on the main deck. Now lovingly reinstated to sparkling condition, radiating a stylish blend of contemporary meets traditional, this piece of yachting history is ready for a new Owner to let the good times roll. Classic yacht TRAFALGAR is available for sale at an asking price of EUR 2,350,000.

Built in 1965, unique 27.5m motor yacht BULLY underwent a remarkably comprehensive three-year conversion in 2014, benefiting from a superstructure extension, bulkhead refit and new teak decks, plus so much more. With plans to sail in hot and humid climates, the yacht’s interior insulation has been maximised to increase efficiency of the new air conditioning system and ensure comfort whilst cruising worldwide. Full of character and offering unique accommodation for six guests in three staterooms, the contemporary interior radiates a cosy home-from-home vibe. Strong and spacious, this former tugboat is ready to take a discerning Owner on the adventure of a lifetime. BULLY is available for sale at an asking price of EUR 2,900,000.

Launched in 1967 by British flagship yard Clelands, classic 40m superyacht ARIONAS is a piece of living history, capturing the essence of a bygone era. Undergoing a complete renovation in 2011, the yacht was lovingly restored by a team of professional craftsmen who

brought back her original vivacious spirit together with upgraded technology. Sourcing precious woods, high quality steel and innovative paint solutions, the project also showcase the robust reliability of her original mechanics seamlessly combined with modern touches. Today ARIONAS has been carefully maintained in pristine condition and proudly displays the outstanding results of her restoration project, still powered by her original Rolls Royce engines. ARIONAS is available for sale at an asking price of EUR 3,900,000.

Formerly a north Atlantic trawler and converted to a pocket explorer yacht now offered for sale, 27m KAMA BAY underwent a massive renovation project in 2011. Ideal for venturing off the beaten track, this blue water cruiser delivers an astounding range of 12,000nm making far flung family adventures a very real possibility. With generous accommodation for up to twelve guests in six staterooms, her incredible volume and range of deck areas are unrivalled. Looking for a bold purchaser to indulge her potential, KAMA BAY represents a truly exclusive opportunity to travel beyond. KAMA BAY is available for sale at an asking price of EUR 950,000.

Delivered to her original owner in 1969, classic 31m motor yacht BLUE famously became the first ever Feadship to sail on her own hull across the Atlantic Ocean. Completed in 2020, an extensive restoration project took place over a period of five years, with a team of experts returning the yacht to her dazzling former glory from the keel up. Now in better condition than ever, the yacht showcases the complexity and quality of her renovation with a rich teak interior, new soft furnishings and state-of-the-art equipment. Offering three airy staterooms for six guests, expansive decks and an abundance of classic beauty, BLUE exudes an elegance of a bygone age of yachting. This historical yacht is available for sale at an asking price of EUR 3,663,000 (approx) / USD 4,450,000.

Safeguarding that every step of a yacht purchase runs smoothly, you can rely on the Ocean Independence team of consultants to guarantee a successful and hassle-free experience. To find out more about the process of buying a yacht and yacht ownership, please contact


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