Maritime luxury up for sale

PUBLISHED : Friday, 26 February, 1993, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 26 February, 1993, 12:00am

BOAT-LOVERS will be able to inspect one of Hongkong's most luxurious motor yachts, the 27-metre US$4.5 million (HK$34.78 million) Akomfa, when it goes on sale today at the Hongkong Boat Show at Sai Kung.

Specially designed for its Hongkong businessmen owners, the Akomfa can sleep 13 people in its four bedrooms.

It features Italian marble bathrooms with gold-plated tap fittings.

Other features include the wood finishings and a teak deck, as well as a complete kitchen, dining table and large lounge.

Capable of cruising to the Philippines, the Akomfa was designed by the Azimut-Benetti Group of Italy.

It can travel at 27 knots at full speed on its two turbo-charged 1525 horsepower engines.

It will be on show until Monday at Club Marina Cove in Sai Kung alongside sailing yachts and jet skis.