Italian yard Benetti has announced the launch of its latest superyacht: the 47-metre motor yacht FB703 M/Y “Bacchanal”. Touching the water at the yard’s Viareggio shipyard on 2nd August; the vessel features an in-house exterior design and interiors developed by Benetti’s interior style department in collaboration with the Mexican architect Mauricio Gómez de Tuddo.
With a steel hull and aluminium superstructure, FB703 has a gross tonnage of just under 500 tonnes. Her Mexican owner is a repeat client of the shipyard and previously owned a Benetti Classic superyacht.
Interiors are characterised as having an ‘international feel’ and are full of unique furnishings “Made in Italy” by brands; including Minotti and Paola Lenti, as well as Giorgetti, Rimadesio, Poltrona Frau and Exteta.
Her layout, accommodating 12 guests and up to seven crew members, is across four decks. Two VIP and two additional guest cabins are on the lower deck; where crew quarters are also located, with the captain’s accommodation and a third VIP cabin on the upper deck. The full-beam owner’s suite with private study is located on the main deck.
On the main deck, the cockpit, dining area and main lounge are divided by full-width frameless sliding glass doors to create an airy veranda space full of natural light, with both indoor and outdoor areas featuring teak floors with black caulking. In addition, motor yacht Bacchanal also features a custom pool on the sundeck which is clad with mosaic by Sicis and comes equipped with a 3D sonar system.
3D sonar system to increase onboard safety, allowing to identify bodies in the sea and also providing information about any obstacles up to and over 500 meters from the yacht.
Powered by twin MTU 12V engines, she cruises at a speed of 14 knots; with a range of 4,000 miles at 10 knots for transatlantic crossings.