YACHT OF THE WEEK: Cruise With Your Friends On The $12.75 Million 'Deep Blue II'

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Photo: International Yacht Collection

During the winter months, few vacations are as tempting as a cruise around the Caribbean. If you want to do it in style, consider the “Deep Blue II.”The luxury yacht has room for 10 guests in five staterooms, including one made just for kids, so there’s plenty of space for everyone you want to take with you, whether friends or family.

Built in 1996 and refit last year, “Deep Blue II” has won at the ShowBoats International Design Awards for Best Semi-Displacement Yacht over 40 meters.

The yacht is now listed for sale on International Yacht Collection. The asking price: $12.75 million.

The 'Deep Blue II' cruises at 15 knots (17.2 mph) and has a top speed of 19 knots (21.9 mph).

The yacht is nearly 144 feet from bow to stern.

The main salon is simply furnished, with couches that look very comfortable.

A large window on one wall offers ocean views.

The skylounge, with three different types of seating, was extended during the 2012 refit of the Deep Blue II.

Attached to the main salon is the dining room.

The alfresco dining area looks like the better place to enjoy a meal in nice weather. The name comes from the Italian term for 'outside.'

It's located on the aft deck, and sits below an overhang.

There's an awesome wrap around sofa on the aft deck, but the armchairs offer the best views of the water.

In the owner's suite, there's a large bed and an extra room with a love seat.

For those looking to escape their guests for a while, there's a big television.

It's flush with the wall, an impressive touch.

There's a desk for working, or just staring out the window.

The owner's suite has its own bathroom, but no his and her sinks. That's unusual for a luxury yacht.

The lamps in the VIP cabin have strangely large lampshades.

The towels in the bathroom remind guests what yacht they're on.

The guest cabin is decorated much like the VIP cabin, with the same bed and similar lamps.

Guests who don't mind a tight space can share the twin guest cabin.

We like the colorfulness of the kids' cabin; it's a nice departure from the look of the other rooms.

The jacuzzi looks nice, but it must be strange to take a dip while surrounded by yacht equipment.

Next to a table stocked with tropical fruit, there are sun beds for relaxing in the sun and working on a tan.

The Deep Blue II is sitting at port in Miami, waiting for its next owner.

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