Superyacht for Auction from Just $1

One of the largest and most luxurious superyachts in Australia is going up for auction this weekend with all bidding starting from just $1.

Built by Benetti in 1990 and launched in 1991, ‘Mistress’ is a 46m/150ft superyacht styled by renowned Italian designer Stefano Natucci and accompanied by French designer Zuretti.

The interior of the yacht is classically styled and designed in Versace and features a jacuzzi, multiple bar areas, sauna, gym, sundeck, and many more luxurious features.

“This superyacht is truly impressive to witness, it has come all the way from Malta in the Central Mediterranean and is sure to turn some heads when it goes to auction this weekend,” said Mr. Lee Hames, Chief Operations Officer for Lloyds Auctions.

“The superyacht industry is seeing wait times of anywhere between 3 and five years, so now is your chance to skip the ques just in time for Christmas,” continued Mr. Hames.

‘Mistress’ is in the top 30% of LOA (length overall) in the world, being one of just 488 superyachts in the 45-50 metre size range with speeds being above average for the size of the yacht.

The yacht was also featured in the hit reality TV show ‘Below Deck’ and has won multiple awards.

It accommodates up to 11 guests across 6 cabins, featuring 1 master suite, 2 double cabins, 2 twin cabins, and 1 single cabin, all with ensuite facilities, and up to 10 crew members with expansive crew quarters.

Also going under the hammer is a 2011 Luxury Sports yacht and over 50 new and unused boats from 30ft twin boats to tinnies to luxury tenders.

“There is something for everyone in this massive line up of boats for auction this weekend,” said Mr. Hames.

‘Mistress’ goes under the hammer this Saturday 3rd December at 10:00am, you can view the auction here or visit for more information.

You can view a video of ‘Mistress’ here.

You can view a second video of ‘Mistress’ here.

Matt Kalinski

Head Of Valuations

Qualifications & Affiliations

American Society of Appraisers Candidate Member

Certified Practicing Valuer AVAA


Matt has been in the valuations space for many years and has extensive experience in the space across an abundance of various industries. He now leads the valuations teams for Lloyds Auctions with a passion for encouraging his team to set and achieve high goals and produce great results for the company whilst growing the team’s skills starting with a great culture and team mindset.