And Loon is truly worthy of being a billionaire couple's luxury toy. The first in the Newcastle 5500 series of the Florida-based shipyard Newcastle Marine, the 179-footer (55 meters) is one of the largest and most impressive yachts built in the U.S. over the last half of the century.
It was delivered in 2011 but was also refitted just two years ago. The original design was created by Murray & Associates, with an interior by Claudette Bonville & Associates.
Operating as a popular charter superyacht in the Bahamas, Loon welcomes guests to a stunning interior and high-level amenities. It boasts not just one but two master suites on separate decks, both with great views.
The sun deck reveals both an infinity swimming pool and an oversized jacuzzi next to a generous bar. According to Superyacht Times, the yacht’s sky lounge on the bridge deck is so big that up to 100 people can party there when Loon is docked.
In terms of water fun, this modern American vessel is packed with anything you can think of, including an “extreme” slide and yacht golf. It also claims to offer seven-star services, and its crew won several awards. The yacht itself was a finalist for the prestigious ShowBoats Design’s Naval Architecture Award.
But Loon might change its name again once it finds a new owner. It looks like the billionaire couple is willing to say goodbye to it for the right price. In this case, $23.9 million, according to the G-Yachts listing.