Published: Thursday, 24 October 2013
Mike Fulton

On 18 October, the Monte Carlo Party took place at Visun Royal Yacht Club Marina, in Sanya, Hainan Island. The world's first MC5 yacht was there on show. However, it was not just a new yacht launching ceremony but also a handover ceremony as a Chinese buyer took delivery of his new pride and joy.

First Mc5 Sold In China

The owner is very satisfied with his new purchase. The beautiful Monte Carlo concept ensures both a classic and yet innovative design, while making it highly seaworthy.

Also present at the launch party was an MCY 70 berhed nearby.

First Mc5 Sold In China.

Speaking at the handover ceremeony Beneteau Asia director Thibaut De Montvalon said: "The Monte Carlo range now has an exceptional reputation and many orders have been received recently."

The range is the perfect combination between the industrial know-how of the Beneteau Group and the best traditions of Italian design.