Northrop & Johnson sells Golden Compass


Northrop & Johnson have sold Picchiotti’s Golden Compass.

Philip Bell represented both the buyer and the seller.

The 45.7 metre superyacht was built in 1982 and Arthur de Fever. She has received multiple upgrades since her launch to maintain her status as a premier world explorer. Her last major refit was in 2013.

For the last several years, Golden Compass has run an extremely successful charter program.

Name: Golden Compass

Builder: Picchiotti
Length: 45.7m / 149′ 11″
Buyer’s adviser: Philip Bell, Northrop & Johnson

Exterior: Arthur de Fever
Naval Architect: Arthur de Fever
Classification: Marshall Islands flag

Guests: 12
Crew: 11
Beam (max): 9.0m / 29′ 5″
Draught: 2.6m / 8′ 5″
Max speed: 13 knots
Hull: steel
Superstructure: aluminium