Belize makes world debut 2012 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show
by Stephen Milne on 29 Mar 2012
The new Australian owned-and-designed luxury marque, Belize Motoryachts will make its world boat show debut at the 2012 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show with the world release of the new Belize 52 Hardtop.
The Belize 52 Motoryacht has twin Cummins Zeus 600hp diesel engines delivering a speed of 30 knots and a cruising range of approximately 400nm Stephen Milne
Belize Motoryachts co-founder and Riviera CEO Wes Moxey said the new Belize 52 would be on show at the Riviera display located on F Arm.
'Belize will be distributed through the R Marine and Riviera dealer network nationally and internationally so Belize Motoryachts now come with Riviera’s legendary after sales care and support, plus invitations to exclusive owner events,' Mr Moxey says.
'The Belize 52 has already received three orders ‘off the plan’, which is a huge vote of confidence for the Belize Motoryacht brand.
'People knew the Belize 52 was going to be different and special but so far the boat has surpassed all expectations in terms of design, finish and volume.
'Our clients have said that the internal volume of the boat for its size is just incredible, especially features such as the master stateroom, which runs the full beam of the boat. The boat feels very large in scale: the handrails are big and ship-like, the bulwarks and the wide side decks make moving around the exterior of the yacht very easy and comfortable. Everything is well proportioned and feels substantial.
'Then there is the saloon and connection to the large cockpit and all the little design details and different fittings that are a credit to the attention to detail, level of quality and craftsmanship.
'Though inspired by classic luxury details and timeless style, the Belize 52 is thoroughly modern in technology and performance with twin Cummins Zeus 600hp diesel engines and pod drives delivering a speed of 30 knots and a cruising range of approximately 400nm.'
The limited-edition, semi-custom Belize 52 is an elegant 52’10' (16.10 metre) cruiser, engineered with perfection for the boating aficionado who not only appreciates tradition and timeless style (the Belize draws its aesthetic inspiration from the classic European timber-based boats of the Art Deco era), but also the quality assurance that comes inherently with the bespoke craftsmanship process and the latest technology.
Created in two variations (single-level, sports yacht-style Hardtop, and split-level Day Bridge), the svelte and stately Belize 52 has a limited production output of just nine boats in the next twelve months growing to a maximum output of 30 per year by 2015.
The luxury-positioned Belize, named after the inspiring Caribbean boating destination, is expected to appeal to a different segment of the luxury boating market – enthusiasts that have owned various other boats from production to traditional. Even sailboat owners that now want to move into power boating for all of its convenience, but want something different and bespoke to reflect their individual tastes, as well as the latest modern technology have expressed an interest.
'For boat owners who have had two, three or four boats, it’s not actually until you step on board a boat like this that you appreciate the immense experience we have focused into this one boat', says Mr Moxey.
Belize Motoryachts – not just a totally new experience, but the launch of an authentic, exceptional boating marque, grounded in tradition and forged for the modern era.
More at www.belizeyachts.com.au
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