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2008 Benetti Classic

** SOLD **

  • $8,950,000 USD
  • Sold
  • Used
  • Motor Yachts
  • 2008
  • Benetti
  • Classic
  • St. Maarten, AN
  • Power
  • 120ft / 36.58 m
  • 25ft 11in / 7.90 m
  • Caterpillar
  • C32
  • Inboard
  • Diesel
  • Fiberglass
  • 2014-05-06
  • 2014-07-07
  • 1525350

BANYAN III represents a beautiful Benetti Classic Tri­deck 120’ that is found in excellent condition. The Benetti 120’ model is one of the most comfortable, sophisticated and popular vessels built and BANYAN III is the top of the fleet. Her 2012 refit included painting the entire exterior, changing a black hull to light gray, and repainting the white superstructure, as well as a complete interior refit. She also completed her Lloyds 5 year classification as well as her Cayman Island Commercial certification.


BANYAN III is an extraordinary example of Benetti’s craftsmanship and features the five cabin layout providing accommodations for 10 guests in 5 cabins, with a spacious Owner's Suite on the Main Deck forward with king-sized bed, ample storage and a walk-in wardrobe, en suite fully marbled bathroom, and complete TV, DVD and entertainment systems. On the Lower Deck aft are four Guest Suites with two VIP cabins with queen berths, and two single guest cabins, all with en suite baths.



Ten guests in five ensuite cabins

Full width master cabin on main deck, two double and two twin cabins on the lower deck

Four cabins for seven crew




CRUISE SPEED: 14 Knots (approx)

MAXIMUM SPEED: 16 Knots (approx)

RANGE: 3300 nm (approx)at 12 knots

FUEL CAPACITY: 42,000 L (11,095 US Gallons)

WATER CAPACITY: 8,400 L (2,219 US Gallons)

BLACK WATER CAPACITY: 3,000 L (792 US Gallons)

GREY WATER CAPACITY: 1,800 L (475 US Gallons)




ENGINE MODEL: 2 x C32 CAT 2312kW / 3100hp



2 x Fixed Pitch 5 blade propellers

STABILIZERS: Naiad/Vosper zero stabilizers



GENERATORS: 2 x Kohler 70kw

HOURS: 9200 July 2013



BATTERIES: 24v Gel Batteries

Battery Charger: Service; Engine; Radio.

AIR CONDITIONING Condaria 288.000/ph reverse Cycle heating


Other Machinery


Dirty Oil tank 400 L Clean Oil tank 400 L

Koop Nautic 68hp bow thruster

2x MC55 Idromar watermakers, Reverse osmosis 11,000 L per day

Racor fuel filters

Jet/Vacuum Sanitary System

Hamman Waste Treatment

Kinetica domestic water purification system

Cathelco anti-corrosion and biological system

Galley and Laundry Equipment


2 x Frigit Built in Cold Rooms, fridge/freezers

1 x Miele commercial convection microwave

1 x Miele Dishwasher in galley

1 x Dumb Waiter connected to upper deck

2 x Miele Washing Machine & 2 x Miele Dryer

4 bars, each bar fitted with one fridge and one icemaker

1 x 4 burner Miele range

1 x Miele Dishwasher in upper deck bar

1 x Miele 90cm commercial electric oven

Communications and Navigation




Internal phone system throughout yacht

Seatel 4006 vsat with WiFi throughout entire yacht


SAILOR VHF in wheelhouse

Crew call system throughout

PABX for external & internal communications with 2x GSM cellular phones and intercom


Plath NaviPilot V Autopilot

2x Furuno FR 7112 Radar

Furuno FCV 6II video sounder

B & G Hydra 2000 Wind instruments

Magnetic Plath Jupiter Compass

Kahlenberg Horn

Furuno NX500 Navtex

Navionics LCD pro II Plotter with AIS

Furuno GP36 GPS

B & G Hydra 2000 Log

Plath Navigat x MK1 Gyrocompass

Plath Rudder indicator

Furuno weather station with back-up GPS

Furuno weather station in Captain's cabin




1 x TV Sony Plasma 50" in main salon

1 x TV Sony Plasma 50" in upper lounge

1x TV Sony Plasma 40" LCD exterior in upper deck

Satellite TV - USA/Europe Seatel 4004E on each television iPod/MP3 - 15 ports connected throughout

Wifi and land internet access everywhere throughout the yacht

Extensive up-to-date computer operated maintenance and inventory system

1 x TV Sony Plasma 40" in master cabin

1 x TV Sony Plasma 20" in each guest cabin

1x TV Sony 20" Plasma TV + DVD in each crew cabin

1c CD player, DVD player in crew cabins, wheelhouse and crew mess

Bose sound system throughout guest areas

Full size Sony stereo equipment with laser CD, AM - FM tuner, amplifier, terrestrial TV access,

Sky TV decoder and video on demand media center in each cabin and salons


Tenders and Water Sports Equipment


1 x 6 meter 11 seater Pascol tender with 190hp Volvo engine  (inboard turbocharged diesel)

1x Bauer Dive compressor

Full inventory of waterskis, wakeboards and snorkeling equipment

2 x Yamaha GP 1300R Jetskis

Deck Equipmment


2x 225kg stainless steel anchors

5000w Muir, remote and foot controlled windlasses

Marquipt side boarding ladders

Pincraft swimming ladder

3x Gardenart umbrellas for six positions on sundeck

Winter covers throughout

Gaggenau electric BBQ

Large chaise lounge on upper deck

2x 135m chain

Bathing platform on garage door when door is open

2000w Muir capstans

Removal shade screens all decks, plus two lateral wind/shade screens by upper deck dining table


Broker Comments


BANYAN III is a beautiful 120’ Benetti that has been kept to the highest standards. Her newly painted light gray hull makes BANYAN III stand out in any port or marina. BANYAN’s five stateroom layout and expansive exteriors space accommodates guests in luxury. Although BANYAN III has always been run as a private yacht she would make an excellent charter vessel if that proved of interest. If given the opportunity to inspect BANYAN III you will not be disappointed in what you see.


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.

For Sale By Worth Avenue Yachts

150 Worth Avenue Suite 136
Palm Beach, Florida, 33480