KAORI Palmer Johnson | From US$ 95,000/wk

Beautiful 38m classic 1993 sailing yacht refitted to modern luxury standards

KAORI Palmer Johnson | From US$ 95,000 /wk

Constructed in 1993 by Palmer Johnson and refitted in 2020, the sailing yacht KAORI (ex Mandalay) measures 38.10m (125'). Her interiors are luxurious with classic styling, providing accommodation for up to 8 charter guests in 4 cabins. She has an attentive and well-trained crew of 5.

NOTABLE FEATURES OF KAORI: ~Jacuzzi on deck ~Timeless interiors ~Master office convertible to a double cabin ~Great selection of water toys ~Gym equipment ~Air conditioning ~Wi-Fi


The shaded cockpit is lined with plush sofa seating and two tables for alfresco dining in comfort. There is clear space along the stern for crew operations which can be used for outdoor exercise, lounging, sunbathing or observation, as can the foredeck.

A starboard stairway leads up to the flybridge, where a triple sunbed with a movable headrest gives a place for guests to relax and savour uninterrupted views. The helm controls and Jacuzzi are both placed under the forward hardtop for use in a variety of weather conditions.


The lower deck layout places the crew accommodation, mess and laundry facilities forward, the engine room amidships and the guest accommodation aft, with room in the stern for storing the water toys.

KAORI Specifications

Type/Year:Palmer Johnson/1993 
Beam:8.84m (29') 
L.O.A.:38.10m (125') 
Max Speed:14 knots 
Cruise Speed:10 knots 

Above, there is a forward lounge between decks which offers a refined environment for relaxed living:  A large dining table joins a fixed sofa and movable chairs beneath the port windows, while the starboard side has a corner sofa, two armchairs and a coffee table. A set of stairs leads up to the raised aft lounge, which has a C-shaped sofa and coffee table on both side of the room in the aft corners, while forward of the central mast is the helm controls.

Using her generators, S/Y KAORI is capable of a top speed of 14 knots and a cruising speed of 10 knots.

Yacht Charter Accommodation

The accommodation sleeps a maximum of 8 guests over 4 en-suite cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 master office convertible into queen guest stateroom and One double/twin and one twin cabin. ~ The Master suite is aft of amidships on the lower deck and has a king-sized bed, plenty of wardrobe space, and an en-suite bathroom with his-and-hers entrances that both have a toilet, sink and shower. There is also a Master office which can be converted into a double cabin. ~The Master office is forward to port of the Master Suite and converts into the double cabin with its own entrance. It comes furnished with a queen bed, plenty of storage and an en-suite bathroom with a sink, toilet and shower. ~The twin cabins are below deck aft to starboard and have two single beds, a wardrobe and an en-suite bathroom with a sink, toilet and shower. ~ The experienced crew of 5 will take care of all the details throughout the cruise.

Charter Amenities and Extras

Tenders & Toys: ~ 19' Novarania skiff ~ 2 x Spark Trixx 2021 Seadoos ~ 2 x Stand-Up Paddleboards ~ 2 x Double Kayaks ~ Deep-sea fishing Equipment ~ Scuba Equipment & compressor ~ Hot tub

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US$ 95,000/wk

"Palmer Johnson’s history of building the world’s most innovative yachts has been combined with Bugatti’s signature engineering traits such as the accentuated centre line, perfect symmetry and a sweeping signature curve. PJ traits such as using advanced materials like carbon and a revolutionary hull have been incorporated seamlessly into this yacht design that is quite simply like no other. A masterful and intuitive blend of design, technology and performance. Unique as a class of Superyacht, a fusion of extremes. An iconic design. The original and best." - Palmer Johnson

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