The 149-foot Newcastle Alpha is 75 percent finished in the Florida shipyard, with mechanical systems, interior décor and exterior styling nearly done. She had been for sale at $31 million, assuming the buyer would take her upon completion, but now the owner has moved on to another project — and is selling her as-is for just $11 million.
“This reflects a wonderful opportunity to buy a new yacht that an owner can still customize to suit their liking,” says sales broker Josh Gulbranson with Fraser Yachts Worldwide in Fort Lauderdale.
Alpha has a steel hull and aluminum superstructure. Power is a pair of 1,100-bhp Caterpillar 3508 diesels that give her a cruising speed of 12 knots and a range of 4,000 nautical miles. She also has a touch-and-go helipad.
She is designed to accommodate as many as 14 guests in five staterooms, with additional quarters for 10 crew. An elevator services all decks, there’s a wood-burning fireplace onboard and the interior décor is awash in honey-colored teak built by Hodgdon Brothers Interiors in Maine.
Alpha is expected to be ready for delivery in early 2014. For more information, visit www.fraseryachts.com. Click through to see more images.