icon_arrow_down icon_arrow_left icon_arrow_left_large icon_arrow_right icon_arrow_right_large icon_arrow_up icon_bullet_arrow icon_call icon_close icon_facebook icon_googleplus icon_grid_off icon_instagram icon_login icon_mail icon_menu icon_message icon_minus icon_pinterest icon_plus icon_quote_end icon_quote_start icon_refresh icon_search icon_tick_on icon_twitter icon_video_play icon_youtube

Subscribe to our mailing list

Newsletter Preferences

Choose one or more newsletters
No, thanks

Benetti introduces - and sells - first 50m superyacht in its FB 800 custom series

Within weeks of Benetti introducing its new FB 800 custom series superyacht, the first yacht - hull number FB 801 – has been bought by a Benetti yacht owner.

The 50 metre superyacht will also be the first of its kind in that it has the unusual juxtaposition of a fibreglass hull and aluminium superstructure - an innovative combination that will give great design flexibility for customisation. It also makes for a lighter yacht, with total weight being kept under 500 tonnes.

The yacht is being built at Benetti's Livorno yard, which specialises in steel and aluminium superyachts over 45 metres, and is due to be launched in 2013.

Upgrade your account
Your account at BOAT International doesn't include a BOAT Pro subscription. Please subscribe to BOAT Pro in order to unlock this content.
Subscribe More about BOAT Pro