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Sunrise Yachts is back

It has been five years since the first Sunrise build, 45m 'Sunrise' (now Africa) launched. Now, Sunrise Yachts has launched the second yacht in their 45m series. Built for a North American client, Project Sunrise (hull 182) will debut at the Monaco Yacht Show.…

Sunrise Yachts is back. It has been five years since the yard deliverd the first Sunrise build, 45m 'Sunrise (now Africa). Now the yard has launched the second yacht in their 45m series, Project Sunrise (Hull 182). Built for a North American owner, the yacht will debut at the upcoming Monaco Yacht Show.

The Sunrise 45m is a three-deck, deep-sea, full displacement, transatlantic, steel hull and aluminium superstructure motor yacht, built to operate for both private use or charter. The yacht’s main characteristics include large volumes at 499 Gross Tons, excellent deck heights, great stability, comfort and seaworthiness, very low levels of sound and vibration, an affective layout, and extreme fuel efficiency.

A full-length technical tunnel runs from the engine room to the bow-thruster compartment – an unprecedented feature on yachts in this category until the launch of the first vessel in the series, M/Y Africa – provides easy access to tanks and systems at bilge deck level.

The interior design is by Franck Darnet Design, who had previously designed the
interior for Africa. In sharp contrast with the first Sunrise 45m’s dark tropical woods, "Hull 182”’s contemporary and elegant décor will feature light veneers and a bright colour scheme.

“Just like Africa was one of the 'star' yachts when introduced at the Monaco Yacht Show, we are confident that the new 45m will be one of the most notable yachts delivered
worldwide this year in its category," said Guillaime Roche, CEO of Sunrise Yachts. "We believe that the yacht further demonstrates our commitment to excellence and to continually improving our standards while remaining a competitive alternative to quality European builders.”

Project 182 will be showcased – by appointment only – at the Monaco Yacht Show, September 24-27, 2014 and at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, October 30-November 3rd, 2014.

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