Africa I is a 46.99 m / 154′2″ luxury motor yacht. She was built by Benetti in 2010. With a beam of 8.5 m and a draft of 2.8 m, she has an aluminium hull and aluminium superstructure. This adds up to a gross tonnage of 492 tons. She is powered by MTU engines giving her a maximum speed of 24 knots and a cruising speed of 20 knots. Africa I’s maximum range is estimated at 3400 nautical miles. The motor yacht can accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabins with an interior design by Francois Zuretti and an exterior design by Stefano Natucci.