Originally built for King Juan Carlos of Spain, Alejandra is now on the market for €8 million. See pictures of above and below deck here.

The 41.3 metre Alejandra is described as a combination of classic styling and modern onboard living.

Built in 1993 by the Mefasa shipyard in San Juan De Nieva, Spain, the yacht has a number of standout features.

Her large sail plan and and ultra manoeuvrable hull design allows for a fast performance, even in the lightest winds.

It is, therefore, no surprise that Alejandra has experienced success on the regatta circuit, winning both maxi and classic yacht regattas

With an aluminium hull, the yacht has a single MTU 12V 183 TE62 engine and a cruising speed of 12.5 knots.

See pictures of Alejandra below

Alejandra was designed by American designer, Bruce King and is suited for long-range cruising.

The teak decks feature two sunken spaces, a cockpit and a dining area with adjustable bimini covers and glass screens for alfresco dining.

The handcrafted interior work is by Bruce King too. The use of rare Cuban mahogany provides warmth and luxurious accommodation to the below deck layout, which includes four cabins for up to eight guests.

Custom skylights bring light and fresh sea breezes into spaces.

The 128-tonne ketch sailing yacht is currently based in Monaco, and can accommodate a crew of five.

Alejandra is for sale through brokers Y.CO.