by Sarah Henry
Monte Carlo: a notable demeanour, unique style, impeccable design. The first in the new Monte Carlo range, the MC5 is a motor yacht with a unique concept, endowed with innovative solutions originating from Beneteau group's industrial experience and the incomparable style of Monte Carlo Yachts.
As the exclusive distributors for this stunning new range Sundance Marine will present the Australian debut of the Monte Carlo MC5 on the water at the Sydney International Boat Show as well as represent the Monte Carlo Yachts range.
David Beck, owner and dealer principal of Sundance Marine said 'We’re excited to debut the MC5 in Sydney, her quality and size are well suited to the Australian cruising lifestyle. The high level of quality aboard is unprecedented for a boat of this size and she benefits from both the French and Italian influences, resulting in an exceptional looking and performing boat.'
Recently awarded the 2014 European Powerboat of the Year in the Motorboats over 45 ft category, at the Dusseldorf Boat Show, the award represents the MC5s beauty, innovation, originality, quality manufacturing and performance.
The MC5 is the result of a complex development effort. Full of innovative ideas, it’s obvious that experienced boat builders have been at work. The range combines the best of Italian design with the Beneteau Groups experienced shipyards for which they are universally acknowledged. With the range offering a MC4, 5 and 6, every model offers far more than you would imagine based on its size. The range is offered in Flybridge and Hard-Top versions.
The MC5 on display at Sydney International Boat Show is the flybridge version and features the IPS600 Volvo Engine upgrade, Hydraulic swim platform, Simrad electronics pack, 11kVa generator, transom wetbar, Air conditioning, retractable sun awning, 32' TV in saloon with Bose 2.1 Hi-Fi system, FUSION 700 audio/dvd/iPod dock/Bluetooth and other additional options.
MC 5 Specifications:
Length Overall 15.2m / 49’10'
Hull Length 13.26m / 43’06'
Hull Beam 4.29m / 14’01'
Light Displacement 14,900 kg
Draught 1.15m / 3’09'
Fuel Tanks 2 x 650L
Water Tank 2 x 330L
Engines Volvo IPS 600
Certification B14 / C16 / D16
Available for purchase at the show, be the first in Australia to come aboard the MC5 and experience this new range. Sundance Marine, as exclusive dealers for Monte Carlo and Monte Carlo Yachts will have their experienced team on hand as they present the MC5 on the water at Darling Harbour, Sydney International Boat Show, July 31 – August 4.
For more information prior to the show on the Monte Carlo and Monte Carlo Yachts range, please visit website or click here. Or contact Sundance Marine on 1300 55 00 89 or David Beck on 0408 121 516.