DB9 Description

DB9 is a stunning Palmer Johnson Sport Yacht that is sure to turn heads anywhere she goes. DB9´s sweeping curves and striking metallic champagne exterior make her one of the most unique yachts in the world, as this PJ 170 can accommodate 12 in 5 luxurious staterooms. Some of her standout features include an elegant contemporary interior, a spacious open sundeck with an open-air cinema, an infinity jacuzzi on the aft deck, a jacuzzi on the flybridge, and a 25´/8m foredeck pool. She is able to get you to your destinations quickly, with a cruising and max speed of 22/30 knots. DB9 is also fully stocked with the latest water toys including a 6.4m/21´ Castoldi jet tender, 2 jet skis, 2 Seabobs, an inflatable kayak, a Lift E-foil, waterskis, wakeboards, and much more! Accommodations include a generous full-beam owner´s stateroom, 2 Queen VIP staterooms, and 2 Twin staterooms, each with a Pullman berth. Every stateroom comes with an en-suite bathroom. Moving up to the sundeck, you will be greeted with stylish black lounge furniture and oversized parasols, as the vast sundeck is the ideal space to unwind. Take a dip in the on-deck jacuzzi, enjoy a leisurely lunch overlooking the Mediterranean or sit back and watch a movie screened on DB9´s open-air cinema. The options are endless aboard luxury yacht DB9!

Cruising Area of DB9

Pref. Pick-upNassau, Bahamas
Other Pick-upSaint Martin, Leeward Islands


Length52.4 Metres
Beam8.7 Metres
Draft1.6 Metres
Max Speed30
Cruising Speed22
Fuel Consumption830 Litres/Hr
Satcom & cellular communications, VSAT, WiFi internet access


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Accommodation Details
DB9 features flexible accommodations for up to 12 guests in 5 cabins
Full beam Owner´s suite with King size bed is situated aft and four guests staterooms are located midships.
2 Queen and 2 Twin staterooms with Pullmans

Water Sports

Dinghy (Metres)6.4m/21´ Castoldi jet tender
Adult WaterskisYes
Sea BobsYes
Snorkel GearYes
Wake BoardYes
1-Man KayakYes
Other Toys
6.4m/21´ Castoldi jet tender
2 x Sea Doo 300 GTX Limited jet skis
2 x FS Seabobs
Inflatable Kayak
Lift E-foil
Chanel Limited Edition Surfboard
Inflatable 3 man Banana
Inflatable 2 man Doughnut
Peleton Exercise bike

Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Symbol

ScubaYacht offers Rendezvous Diving only
Air CompressorNot Onboard


Sat TvYes
Salon Tv/DvdYes
Salon StereoYes
iPod/Device HookupsYes
Other Entertainment
Satellite TV (Where geographically available)
AV system throughout the yacht.
TV´s located in all guest cabins, guest areas and Sundeck
Creston Sound system
Kaleidescape video Library
Outdoor movie


Special DietsInq

DB9 Crew Profile

Crew Number11
Crew PetsYes
Crew Pet Typesmall dogs allowed with deposit
CaptainCaptain Tom Tanner
SpeaksEnglish, French, Spanish

DB9 Crew Profiles

Captain Tom Tanner
Born and raised in Newport, Rhode Island, Captain Thomas Tanner´s experience on the water started almost immediately. Raised sailing on his father´s sailboat, by six years old Tom spent his summers sailing on his own optimist dinghy out of Ida Lewis Yacht Club. At fifteen years old he found himself in his first job as a deckhand on a 101´ wooden schooner where his love of cruising began. After participating in the Tall Ships and OpSail2000 events Tom returned to Newport, RI to his roots of competitive sailboat racing. He was hooked, and soon travelled all over the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean competing in world class ocean and maxi racing circuits with wins in notable races such as The Heineken Regatta, Marblehead to Halifax, Newport to Bermuda Race as well as both the 12 meter North American & World championships. It was during this time that he began his second career at sea with formal training and climbed the ranks to Master and Unlimited Dynamic Positioning officer on a 300´ subsea commercial vessel. However, soon the passion of yachting and the need to travel called once again. Tom looks forward to providing you with an exclusive and exciting holiday on board DB9.

Chief Officer Patricio Lopez Benavides
Patricio or Pat as the crew refer to him brings a diverse background in yachting and hospitality. He has both motor yacht and sailing experience with qualifications that include Chief Mate 3000 GT. An enthusiast of boating and an avid PADI certified Instructor, Patricio enjoys every moment he is at sea. During his time back home in Mexico, Patricio spends his afternoons playing golf and enjoying a good meal with family and friends.
Back onboard, his good-natured spirit and can-do attitude put guests at ease while his professionalism and ability to command a variety of situations instill confidence. Highly knowledgeable about the best seaside sights throughout the Med and the Caribbean, Patricio will thrill guests by whisking them off to the most picturesque hidden coves and enticing attractions during their five-star getaway onboard DB9.

Chief Stewardess Aubrey Castle-Sanders
Aubrey was born in San Diego, California and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She grew up doing competitive gymnastics and later participated in cheerleading. She earned her bachelor´s degree in psychology from the University of Hawaii. After growing up on the beach, it was a natural progression to work on the water. She came into yachting a bit later in life than most but has made up for lost time, having cruised the waters of the eastern and western Med, the Bahamas, the Caribbean, and the South Pacific in the past six years since she began. Her background in fitness instruction and hospitality made her transition into yachting seamless.
The thing Aubrey loves most about working on charter yachts is meeting new people and finding new ways to surprise them. She brings a finely tuned ability to anticipate the needs of her guests and a great sense of humour. When she isn´t working you can find Aubrey baking, cooking, doing arts and crafts, or trying out the newest fitness crazes. Aubrey has previously worked on M/Y Inception, M/Y Ocean Club, M/Y Mirage and M/Y Dream. She speaks English and is always keen to practice French.

Second Stewardess Nadia Damsell
Nadia Damsell was born and raised seaside in sunny Cape Town, South Africa. At age 17 she stepped into the hospitality industry working as a waitress during her last year at school, where she saved up to book a one-way ticket out of South Africa and into her new life. After working as a live-in nanny for a few months in a small town in the UK, the ocean called her back and she joined the yachting industry in the Mediterranean, now almost 4 years ago. While traveling and gaining experience in the yachting industry, Nadia´s interests also lie in beauty & aesthetics. Nadia is dedicated to self-improvement and has throughout the years completed many beauty & yachting related courses during her time off. Nadia loves themed nights, table decorating & making cocktails! She is bubbly, friendly and committed to provide a memorable experience for our guests onboard DB9.

Third Stewardess Clara Hansen
Clara was born in a small town in Sweden where she graduated and later worked as a photographer, nanny and a barista at a local café However, her love for the ocean and the craving for a new and exciting challenge got her to leave it all behind and pursue a career in yachting in 2022. In her free time, you will find her traveling, playing football and hiking. Clara has been able to merge her love for the ocean, traveling and meeting new people into her perfect role as a stewardess where she is excited and committed to provide an outstanding experience for our guests.

Fourth Steward Bhes Bahadur
Mr. Bhes as his fellow crew love to call him has over fifteen years of loyal service on board yachts, fearing no task set upon him, whether its interior duties or helping out on desk, nothing is unattainable. Bhes is loving of the career that he has chosen and always strives for the best results possible. Mr. Bhes enjoys motivating his fellow crew members always enjoys having crew dinners out with his crew members whenever time off is on the books. When not onboard, he travels back to Nepal to spend time with his family and always returns back with his signature smile. Mr.Bhes will ensure that every day is a positive one onboard DB9.

Deckhand Filippa Ahlberg
Filippa grew up in Stockholm, Sweden. A city built on numerous islands and lakes around every corner. Before joining yachting, Filippa was in the fitness industry studying personal training and traveling around Europe as a professional dancer. When not in shorts and sunglasses, Filippa enjoys skiing and a good hike.
Her desire to work surrounded by the ocean and in a fast-paced environment led her to start a yachting career this year. She has gained a lot of new skills onboard and is ready to give you an experience not forgotten onboard MY DB9.

Chief Engineer Anton Uskov
Anton was born in Sevastopol on the coast of the Black Sea. Here, his love for the sea and interest in technology combined with his degree in marine engineering at university. He gained a wealth of engineering experience in the commercial shipping sector before transitioning into the yachting industry. At home and during his spare time, Anton enjoys diving, cycling, and traveling. Anton endeavours to make your time onboard DB9 a safe and smooth experience.

Second Engineer Julio August
Julio was born in Mexico City and after finishing his basic studies he joined the Mexican Merchant Maritime Navy at the young age of 18 years old, after four years there he gained a degree as an Engineering Cadet. Julio then started his career as an Engineering watchkeeping officer onboard Roll off and Bulk Carriers Vessels. Julio then made the jump to yachting and is now happy to bring experience and a positive attitude onboard DB9.

DB9 Calendar

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DB9 Rates / week

The prices shown are for the entire yacht for a week-long (7 nights) charter.
Low price: $250,000

High price: $275,000

The high and low prices of this yacht depend on both the number of guests and the traveling season. Send us an inquiry for exact pricing.

Yacht terms: Plus Expenses

The price includes a professional crew operating your chartered yacht, but all running expenses such as fuel, tax, provisions and any other costs are extra. Calculate between 15-25% for a sailing yacht and 25-35% for a motor yacht on top of the given rate with an APA cash payment made to the ships agent or captain, who will keep an open tap and produce full accounts of all expenditures. Inquire for more information.

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