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1987 Amels Custom

Viareggio, LU


Now for sale, the Jon Bannenberg designed Amels 42m motor yacht SHEERGOLD has been beautifully looked after and shows in remarkable condition.

A stunning yacht from Dutch yard Amels’ early years, SHEERGOLD is in gleaming condition thanks to an attentive owner and a full repaint in 2022.

SHEERGOLD was designed by the legendary Jon Bannenberg with traditional lines and the canoe stern that was so popular in her heyday. Her interiors retain lots of her vintage character.

She can accommodate eight guests across four cabins, including a full-beam main deck Owner’s suite, plus a VIP cabin and two twin cabins on the lower deck aft, all with en suite. There is also room on board for nine crew staying in five cabins.

Key features:
-Classic Amels
-In her second ownership for the last 30 years
-Always private
-Italian VAT paid
-Designed by the legendary Jon Bannenberg
-Full paint job completed in 2022
-Immaculately maintained


Sea Alliance Group is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Edmiston Monaco.

Basic Boat Info

Tax Status: Paid
Make: Amels
Model: Custom
Year: 1987
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Amels
Designer: Jon Bannenberg
Construction: Steel
Boat Hull ID: MIC000000000
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 137'10 ft / 42.00 m
Length Overall: 137'10 ft / 42.00 m
Beam: 26'3 ft / 8.00 m
Max Draft: 8'2 ft / 2.50 m
Dry Weight: 853,188.95 lb
Cabins Count: 4

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: D3508 DI-TA
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 578kW
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: D3508 DI-TA
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 578kW
Total Engine Power: 1,156kW
Cruising Speed: 11.5 kn
Maximum Speed: 13.5 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 12,152 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 3,434 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 13,209 gal


Heads Count: 4
Boat Class: Motor Yachts

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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