Nero was built in 2008 in China at Yantai Raffles Shipyard. For Game Group founder Neil Taylor. Nero’s design was inspired by J.P. Morgan’s yacht Corsair. Which was built in 1899.
The motor yacht Nero can accommodate 12 guests. And she has a crew of 20. Her interior is designed by Laura Pomponi of Luxury Projects. Nero is powered by 2 Caterpillar engines. Which bring her a top speed of 17 knots. She has a range of 4,500nm.
Nero won the Best Motor Yacht over 75 meters Award. At the 2009 ShowBoats International Design Awards.
In 2014 Nero was purchased by Denis ‘O Brien. For a price of US$ 70 million. He sent her to MB92 in Barcelona for an intensive refit.
The yacht’s owner is Denis O’Brien.
In September 2019 Nero was damaged in a docking incident in Italy. She fell to her side in a dry dock. Since then Nero is out of service.
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The boat is not available for yacht charter. And the yacht is not listed for sale.
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