News: Couach 5000 FLY superyacht sold by Couach Luxury Yachts

March 25, 2010 by john
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French Shipyard CNC has sold their first customisable 50 metre Mega Yacht, the Couach 5000 FLY superyacht.

Following the recent announcement of the sale of the European Luxury Yachts builder’s 15 patrol boats to the Indian Navy, CNC has now continued to build on its rapid development within the Luxury Mega Yacht Market by finalising the first sale of its 50-metre Mega Yacht, the Couach 5000 FLY, to an Ukrainian magnate.

The Couach 5000 FLY luxury yacht is an outstanding luxury yacht that combines Couach’s traditional expertise of building luxury yachts and military patrol boats:

■Using high technologies composite materials the Superstructure and hull are entirely built in Glass Kevlar® with carbon reinforcement

■The yacht is a super light (280 T) 50 metres length overall over 4 decks.

■With over 500 m2 of living space, entirely made-to-measure to the Client’s tastes and specific requirements, the expert designer and architect Jean-Pierre Fantini, a pioneer within interior design world of Mega Yachts, was entrusted to lead the complete project.

■Powered by two new-generation engines of 2 x 5.300 HP engines, the Couach 5000 Fly out classes all the other well known mega yachts of the market;

■Capable of crossing the Atlantic with an extremely economical fuel consumption of below 200 l/hr at 12kts thanks to the unique keel design, this versatile mega yacht can also accelerate up to 30 kts when required. The yachts’ performance is outstanding for a boat of this size.

This motor yacht is under construction and is progressing very well. She is due to be delivered to the client in the summer of 2011 and will be on display as one of the latest and innovative mega yacht designs during the Cannes and Monaco Yacht Shows of 2011.

This first sale of the Couach 5000 Fly motor yacht in the Mega Yacht market is the result of years of dedicated hard work and investment on behalf of the entire Couach team. This ‘breakthrough’ sale further increases and underlines the Couach Brand’s reputation worldwide as a leading producer and designer in the made-to-measure luxury mega yacht sector CNC continues to build and develop its wining strategy and ambitions within the complementary markets of luxury yachts and military patrol boats. Further interested clients and parties have already been established regarding sales of other luxury yachts and new military patrol boats tenders which will lead to further business success for this historical French Shipyard.

The Couach 5000 FLY flagship is a real head turner: fully built in Glass Kevlar® (hull and superstructure), carbon reinforced, new generation engines: 2xMTU 5300 HP mounted in “free-standing”, transatlantic range (4000 nm @ 12 kts).

A versatile yacht capable of reaching 30 kts top speed or cruising at an economical speed: 200L/hr@12kts. 500m² living space including a 75m² salon and a 52m² master suite. For the first time ever, the advantages of a composite construction: light, easy to manoeuvre, economical to maintain, fast, sturdy – and those of aluminium flagships: spacious, stable, comfortable – are brought together in a 50 metre yacht.

Dimensions of the Couach 5000 FLY
Overall length: 49,50 m
Hull length: 49,00 m
Beam: 9,30 m
Draught: 2,60 m
Light displacement: about 260 tons
Fuel capacity: 30 000 L
Extra capacity tanks for transatlantic range: 35 000 L
Fresh water capacity: 8 000 L
Holding tank: 1 500 L
Grey Water capacity: 1 500 L
2 x MTU 20 V 4000 M93 5300 HP
2 x MTU 20 V 4000 M93 LP 5800 HP

Standard version of the 5000 FLY includes the following equipment: Bureau Veritas Classification, Malta Flag with charter license or equivalent – General arrangement, layout, interior design
and decoration at client’s request: Full Custom – Retractable zero speed stabilizers by Quantum Maglift – Hydraulic bow thrusters – All Electronic equipment at wheelhouse Wheelmark
approved – 2 Portuguese bridges at wheelhouse for maneuvers – High Fog fire fighting system in all cabins – 2 laundry rooms – Accommodation for a 6.50m Tender and 2 Jet skies in garage
– Full custom entertainment system with video and music central servers – etc.

For over 100 years, Couach Yachts has continued to demonstrate its abilities and excellence within the Maritime Industry. For the last 40 years has been building its own custom Yachts in the purest traditions of
French Design and Haute Couture. At our own Shipyards, all our Yachts are fully customized at the Client’s request and built to their highest expectations. Couach has the internal capacity to propose their own
latest and ‘up to date’ designs in all types of style and mode; Their own team of designers are also very happy to work with Clients’ Designers in order to make the Client’s personal requirements and dreams
reality! When You commission and undertake the construction of a COUACH yacht, irrespective of its size, You will receive a yacht which is truly one of a kind, a UNIQUE PIECE OF ART. With the deep “V”
shaped underbodies, COUACH outclasses most of its best competitors when it comes to Seaworthiness in rough seas, comfort and security on board.

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