September 16, 2012

New Model: Couach 5000 Fly

It's been a long time coming for Couach new flagship the imposing and much waited 5000 Fly, a project announced in 2007.  As is usual to Couach the new flagship follows on the innovation of this name from France which has always been in the DNA of this builder.  Couah innovates in the building methods of its models using the most high technological materials, and the 5000 Fly continues this direction being fully built in Kevlar for both hull and superstructure, carbon reinforced, and also for using MTU 5300 or 5800hp engines.  Inside the Couach 5000 Fly offers five hundred squared meters of living space, 75 of which dedicated for the main saloon and 52 for the owners stateroom in hull one.  None the less the new Couach flagship is available in five or six guest suites layouts.  Performance numbers are also equally impressive; 32 max speed with and 28 cruise with the big 5800hp MTU engines, and a comsumption of 1200 liters per hour at cruise.  Slow down to 12 knots and you can consume only 200 liters per hour and a range of 4000 nautical miles.
Technical Data:
LOA - 49.9 m (163.7ft)
Beam - 9.25 m
Draft - 2.35 m
Displacement - 296 t dry
Fuel Capacity - 47000 l
Water Capacity - 12000 l
Accommodation - 5, or 6 double guest cabins
Engines - 2 x MTU 20v4000 M93 5300hp, MTU 20v4000 M93LP 5800hp
Speed - 32 knots max, 28 knots cruise with 5800hp MTU, 30 knots max with 5300hp, 12 knots economic cruise
Range - 4000 nm at 12 knots
Construction -  Kevlar Glass for both hull and superstructure, Carbon reinforced
Hull Type - Vee shaped
Project - Jean-Piere Fontini and Daniele Chopard interior