Exclusive: Below Deck Mediterranean superyacht Ionian Princess for sale at $17million

The Ionian Princess from Below Deck Mediterranean in a picture from its sales listing

The superyacht featured on the first season of Below Deck Mediterranean is for sale at nearly $17million.

The 150ft Ionian Princess, which played out as the backdrop for all kinds of drama on the Bravo TV show, is listed at $16,750,000 by leading luxury yacht broker Northrop & Johnson.

Pictures show the vessel in all its glory — minus the crew and wild guests that made it famous.

The sales description says the boat “personifies absolute luxury” and is “exquisite in every detail”.

Salesman Joe Foggia said: “Ionian Princess is the epitome of the yachting lifestyle. Still owned by her original owner, she is built for both private and charter use.

“Very few yachts under 500 GRT [gross tonnage] can match her overall interior and exterior living spaces.”

A velvet curved sofa in one of the luxury living areas inside the Ionian Princess
View from the end of the living area where a huge flat-screen TV takes center stage
One of the six glamorous suites on board, all of which include en-suite bathrooms
The al-fresco dining option at the stern of the boat, with a small ‘tender’ boat in the background
Another of the sumptuous living areas where guests can relax in the height of luxury
Some of the marble detailing and one of the guest stairwells leading between decks
The bridge, where Captain Mark Howard took control in Below Deck Mediterranean

The sales description adds: “She offers an inspired level of elegance, comfort and service. IONIAN PRINCESS is an exclusive private on-water retreat that offers every possible amenity for an incredible experience every time you step on board.”

The first season of Below Deck Mediterranean came to a close last night in an episode of high drama and emotional gooeyness.

It follows a string of dramatic moments as Captain Mark Howard and his crew sailed the idyllic waters around Greece in the Mediterranean.

But while the crew lived below deck on the Ionian Princess, the new owner will likely be more interested in what is above deck on the luxury vessel.

Tour of the Ionian Princess with Below Deck Mediterranean

The sales description reveals the boat has recently been upgraded with new furnishings inside and out and a new paintjob — all carried out in 2016 after the filming of Below Deck Mediterranean.

It adds that the vessel is “finished in the finest marbles” with “expansive interiors”, with six suites for guests including two “lavish” staterooms for the owner, a special luxury VIP room with a queen bed, two double staterooms and a twin stateroom.

They all come with en-suite, high-spec entertainment system, and climate control.

The dining options include a formal interior dining area, plus room for eating ‘al fresco’ which viewers of Below Deck Mediterranean will be more than familiar with.

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