July 26, 2011

Projects: Beneteau 49 Flyer Gran Turismo, Beneteau 44 Flyer Gran Turismo

Beneteau continues to extend the Flyer Gran Turismo range and presents the 49 Flyer Gran Turismo project.  This project is based on the 47 Monte Carlo which it will replace, but features important novelties mostly coming from extended windows on the main deck, new larger view windows for the fore VIP cabin and an up and down hydraulic bathing platform to aft.  Thanks to the bathing platform and tender garage it will be possible for the 49 Flyer Gran Turismo to carry two tenders.  The interior plan should offer the same layout of a two or three cabin choice as the Monte Carlo model. Power is again trusted to twin Volvo 435hp engines with IPS600 pod drives.
The Beneteau 44 Flyer Gran Turismo project is rethinking of the most recent 42 Monte Carlo model.  As the 49, the 44 Flyer Gran Turismo are similar offering new view windows in the forward VIP cabin, and a larger more extended bathing platform.  But the aft sunpad does look a bit larger in the renderings shown on the website, which will be a result of a larger tender garage.  Inside the 44 Flyer Gran Turismo should offer a spacious two cabins layout, with the galley and large fridge standing out as one of the largest in this size type boat.  Power should again be for twin Volvo 370hp with stern drives.