MONTE CARLO YACHTS MCY 96 Specifications
Name: Esmeralda of the seas
Type: Motor Yacht
Year Built: 2018
Hull Material: Carbon Composite
Length: 29.26m / feet
Beam: 6.94 / 22.77 feet
Max Draft: 2.1 / 6.89 feet
Gross Tonnage: 119
Cruising Speed: 20 knots
Max Speed: 26 knots
Sleeps: 11
Staterooms: 5
Crew: 5
Exterior Design: NUVOLARI LENARD
Engines: 2 x MTU 16V 2000 M 86 2200hp
Location: Croatia, Split


EUR 7,850,000

Launched in 2018, 29.5m Esmeralda of the Seas is an exceptional example of cutting edge technology, sophisticated materials and contemporary luxury working in harmony with her surroundings.

Designed with particular attention given to reducing her environmental impact; next generation engines offer low fuel consumption whilst the specialist onboard water treatment system minimises the effects on marine life. Organic and ecological products used on board further protects the ocean that she cruises.

Winner of numerous awards including ‘Most Achieved Boat’ at Cannes Boat Show, Esmeralda of the Seas exceptional space over 3 decks featuring five beautifully-appointed cabins including master suite on the main deck and four cabins below-deck. Both twin cabins are convertible allowing flexible accommodation of up to five doubles. Interiors are light and airy whilst exteriors offer numerous seating, dining and sunbathing spaces.

Esmeralda of the Seas also boasts both stabilisers at anchor and underway, a custom-made Jacuzzi as well as a plethora of watertoys.

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Overall Length (LOA)

29.26 m (96 ft 00 in)

Hull Length (LH)

27.06 m (88 ft 9 in)

Load line length

23.98 m (78 ft 8 in)

Maximum Beam

6.94 m (2ft 9 in)  

Draft (full load, V-drive, with propellers)

2.10 m (6 ft 10 in)

Height above waterline without radar mast

6.71 m (2ft 1 in)

Height above waterline including radar mast

9.21 m (3ft 2 in)


98 t

Load (full)

110 t

Fresh water capacity

1650 l (436 US gal)

Grey water capacity

1000 l (264 US gal)

Black water capacity

600 l (158 US gal)

Fuel capacity

18000 l (290US gal)

Cruising speed (half load, 2.200 hp)

20-22 kn

Maximum speed (dry load, 2.200 hp)

Up to 26 kn

Class Notations, according to RINA Rules for the Classification of Pleasure Yachts


Hull and structures:



Hull and deck are made in sandwich lamination using only vinylester resin.


A bow crash box to improve the resistance to waves and impacts is provided. Furthermore, in 

that same area, the hull is reinforced by using kevlar lamination.

Structural bulkheads are in sandwich.
The other internal partition walls are built 
using LARICROSS/LARIPHON composite materials.

MCY 96 has a planing hull, with a 17,4° variable deadrise angle along the bottom, deep “V” bow, with 6 iso-parametric spray rails.
Structural project has been developed according with Pleasure and Charter Yacht Rules.




 2xMTU 16V 2000 M86 (2.200 hp)
16 cylinders, 90° V design
maximum power ou
tput at 2.450 rpm: 1630 kW (2.200 hp)



ZF 3060 V
10° V - Drive remote mount marine transmission with intermediate cardan shaft



Aquamet 22, diam. 105 mm




NiBrAl alloy.



Rudder and steering system:

AISI 316 steel 

Power assisted steering system on fly bridge and main helm

Third control station on flybridge with bow and stern thruster joystickreversing gear electronic levers (OPT)

4th control station with bow and stern thruster joystick and reversing gear electronic levers (OPT)


Bow Thruster:

Proportional hydraulic thruster 40.0 hp with double control panels on main helm and fly bridge (STD)

Stern Thruster:

Proportional hydraulic thruster  40.0 hp (OPT) with double control panels on main helm and fly bridge (when installed)



Flaps :

2 x Hydraulic flaps with double reversible actuator with control pads in main helm and fly bridge 

Stabilizing systems:

Electric  stab fin  system on the way and at anchor 


2 x 110 kg PTW Super High Holding Power Anchors polished steel (DUPLEX ®)Anchors with 100 m chains each (14 mm diameter)
- 2 x 3 kW 400V AC electric anchor winches, with foredeck, main helm, and flybridge remote control and controls on floor to operate in the deck near the winch 

- 2 x 3 kW 24V DC aft mooring winches with UP push buttons in the cockpit area
- Side stainless steel protections for anchors

Stainless steel cleats, positioned as follows: n°2 in bow area, n°4 in stern area, n°2 on fixed bathing platform, n°2 on sideways for springs
- Bow and Stern stainless steel fairleads with rollers

External layout and equipments

- External staircase with teak steps 
- Lights and perimeter courtesy lights
- Plexiglas and aluminum access hatch to flybridge 

- Glass and stainless steel sliding door to access flybridge from raised pilot house 

- Plexiglas and stainless steel windscreen
- Stainless steel protection pulpit and handrails
- N°2 Fiberglass radar mast, black painted, with fiberglass arch, supporting:
- navigation lights
- radar and GPS antennas equipment
- TV antenna
- horn
- lightning protection
- flybridge lights
- Pilot console with navigation and engine control screens, including instrumentation as per paragraph.9, plus:
- Steering wheel in skay
- Main engines and reversing gear electronic levers
- Key switches for port and starboard engines

- Horn, anchor winch, search light, fire extinguisher controls
- Helm seat 
- N°1 C - shape sofa, with integrated chaise longue, decorative pillows and large capacity storage

- N°1 table for 8 people

- Director chairs (10 pieces) 

- Sunbathing aft platform 
- Galley with:

- sink, hot and cold water supply

- fridge

- ice maker

- N.2 separate electric barbecue grills

- Storages
Option: SPA tube installation on flybridge 

Option: column shower  

Option: Carbon T-top with sliding soft top, electrically operated.




- Bathing platform with:
- hydraulic up/down lifting system – 1.200 kg (gross) max loading capacity 

- platform size suitable for a 4.45 m long tender 
- platform teak floor
- stainless steel fender bar with rubber insert reinforcement

- Foldable and removable bathing ladder

- Stern stairs to aft cockpit, with stainless steel handrails and hatches for shore power connection and stern platform shower
- Electro-hydraulic concealed stainless steel gangway, with teak grating and manual stanchions

- Option Tender Garage: tender garage, accessible from lazarette door, suitable for 4.45 Williams diesel jet tender or two-seaters jet ski with transom hydraulic up/down lifting system - 1600 kg (gross) max loading capacity

Aft cockpit
- Teak handrails on bulwark with stainless steel handrails
- Teak floor with perimeter courtesy lights
- Stainless steel and tempered glass fashion plates for lateral protection of the cockpit, with courtesy lights
- Saloon door in stainless steel and tempered glass 
- Stainless steel and glass gates to stern staircases
- Stern sofa with storage

- Emergency access to engine room
Teak coffee table
- Power Led and courtesy lights on ceiling
- Director chairs (4 pieces)

- Teak floor with perimeter courtesy lights
Storage with GRP/Stainless steel glass door, containing diesel intake on port and starboard sides on the superstructure and level indicators

- GRP door covered with teak, containing black and grey waste discharges
- Teak handrails on bulwark with stainless steel handrails
- Stainless steel fender bar with rubber insert reinforcement

- Led downlights on ceilings
- Tempered high thickness glass windows glued to the superstructure

- N°2 semi-automatic electric weathertight doors from main dashboard to port side sideway and from guests’ lobby to starboard sideway

- N°1 manual  weathertight  to the control room

Option: up to two main deck saloon bulwark balconies with sliding saloon crystal door. 


Raised Pilot House

- Forward windscreen in sandwich tempered glass, with UVA and XIR filter films
- N°4  electric windscreen wipers for forward windscreen

Bow cockpit
- Front storage with:

- Storage for fenders with handrail to fix them

- Fire extinguishing system

- Mooring area with:

- Teak cover

- Cold and hot water shower
- n° 2 winches, anchors and 2 cleats

- Teak floor with perimeter courtesy lights
- N°2 sofas, with integrated foldable backrest for double function (sofa or sunbathing cushion), with large capacity storages and decorative pillows

- Central sofa 

- N°2 Lateral coffee tables.
- Stainless steel handrails 

- N°1 large sunpad with cushions

Option: forward ceiling window for owner area


References for homologation: - CEI 600 92-507
General characteristics
Voltage system as follows:
- 24V DC with grounded negative for:
- Emergency Bilge systems
- Centralized bilge system integrated with sea water fire extinguishing system - Steering systems
- Navigation lights
- Monitoring system
- Navigation systems
- Emergency systems
- Internal/external lights
- Engine room lights
- Other small utilities
- 400V AC, three phases / 230V AC, single phase, 50Hz for:
- Centralized bilge system integrated with sea water fire extinguishing system - Air conditioning systems
- Galley appliances
- Engine room ventilation
- Mooring winches
- Battery chargers
- Electrical outlets
- Entertainment systems
- Other small utilities
Electrical panels
Main electrical control panels are installed in the: - control room
- in pilot house
- in lower deck galley
- next to lower deck stairs to guests cabins
  - 15 -

Secondary electrical panels are installed in all the areas of the yacht.
Wiring / Conduits
Electrical wiring is housed in metal or self- extinguishing closed PVC conduits. Electrical wiring is developed with no flammable materials and with proper cross section related to use.
Ground equipment
- Ground system for all the water intakes, aluminum structures and steel components - Ground system for all the AC equipment
- Lightning protection
The ground system is connected to:
- Stern and under hull zincs
- Porous copper plates under the hull
400V AC Power sources – Shore power
One 400V AC, 125A shore inlet is placed on stern stairs. AC shore inlet is connected to main electrical panel in engine room.
Each shore line has a multi-meter, to control all the electrical parameters (Volt, Amp,
Watt, Hertz).
   Power sources are protected by magneto/thermal breakers.
2x45 kW Kohler generators 2600 hours, 400V AC, 50Hz, 12V DC starter, with sound shield box and electronic control panel, located in the engine room.

400V/230 V AC distribution
Double Bus (A,B) that spreads current to all the appliances is provided. Each appliance is protected by magneto/thermal breakers.
24V DC Power sources - batteries
- Group of 24V AGM batteries of 640Amp for services
- Group of 24V AGM batteries of 225Amp for port engine
- Group of 24V AGM batteries of 225Amp for starboard engine
- Group of 24V AGM batteries of 160Amp for port engines electronics
- Group of 24V AGM batteries of 160Amp for starboard engines electronics - Group of 24V AGM batteries of 160Amp for emergency systems
- 12V AGM battery of 160Amp for port generator
- 12V AGM battery of 160Amp for starboard generator
- Group of 24V AGM battery of 160Amp for radio communication system
Battery chargers
- 2 x 24V 80 Amp battery charger for service batteries
- 2 x 24V 30 Amp battery charger for engine batteries
- 1 x 12V 35 Amp battery charger for generators
- 1 x 24V 30 Amp battery charger for emergency systems batteries - 1x 24V 30 Amp battery charger for radio communication system. - 1x 24V 80 Amp backup battery charger.
- 24V 140Amp alternator connected to service batteries
- 24V 140Amp alternators connected to engine batteries Generator alternator is connected to the generator batteries


Part of the following info are anticipated in par.5 (flybridge helm console) and par.6 (Raised Pilot House)
Dashboard & Navigation Instruments
(Due to the continuous updating in the electronics market, the following electronics package may change at any time)
N°1 Raymarine DST800 Depth / Temperature transducer
- 3 x 15” touchscreen displays: 2 x navigation parameters + 1x boat monitoring (std)
- Option: 3 x 19” touch control displays: 2 x navigation parameters + 1x boat monitoring
- 2 x MTU/MAN displays for engines monitoring (including voltmeter, engine oil temperature, water temperature, engine revs, gearbox oil temperature, etc)
- 1 x Raymarine I70 displays
- 1 x Raymarine P70r autopilot control
- 1 x Raymarine keyboard
- 1 x Furuno DSC VHF
- Flaps indicators
- Magnetic compass
- Fire extinguisher control units


- 2 x MTU/MAN displays for engines monitoring (including voltmeter, engine oil temperature, water temperature, engine revs, gearbox oil temperature, etc)
- 2 x Raymarine GS125 12” display
- Option: 2 x Raymarine GS165 15.4” display
- 1 x Raymarine I70 display
- 1 x Raymarine P70r autopilot control - 1 x Raymarine keyboard
 - 19 -

- 1 x Furuno VHF DSC
- Fire extinguisher control units - Flaps indicator
- Magnetic compass
Radar Mast
- 1 x Raymarine wind transducer
- 2 x GPS antenna
- 1 x Raymarine radar antenna open array 4 KW digital
Monitoring system
Wheelhouse dashboard display
- 3 x 15” touchscreen displays: 2 x navigation parameters + 1 x boat monitoring (std) as anticipated in par.9 ”Wheelhouse”
- External and engine room temperature indicators
- Alarms and manual controls for bilge system
- Fresh, Grey and Black water level indicators and alarms with discharge control systems
- Fuel level indicators and alarms with engines consumption indication, water in Racor filters indicator (option), fuel valve ON/OFF indicator
- Service battery indicators (Volt, Amp IN/OUT, Charge level)
- Engine batteries switch control and voltage indicator
- Generators batteries switch control, voltage indicator, Start/Stop control, fuel valve ON/OFF indicator, water in Racor filter indicator (option)
- Engine room ventilation alarms and control
- 400/230V AC Source selection page with Volt, Amp, Watt, frequency
- 400/230V AC main breaker status indicators
- 400/230V AC overload and load shedding system
- Navigation lights status (ON/OFF) and alarms indicators
- Fly dashboard acoustic alarm activation
- Fly dashboard optical alarm activation

Fly dashboard indicators
- Acoustic remote alarm
- Optical remote alarm
- Option: 1 x 7” touch screen displays for monitoring system ( main functions ) - Option: crew area 1 x 7” touch screen
Emergency operation panels
In Engine room:
- Bilge pump alarm indicator and manual switch
- Black and grey water tanks discharge pumps control and alarm indicators In pilot house:
- VHF power supply selection



Security fuel and fluids

Fire extinguishers
- 18 x powder 1 kg extinguishers
- In all areas, fire and smoke sensors with optical and acoustic alarms. N° 4 manual alarm controls. - In engine room:
- FM200 fixed fire extinguishing system with alarm sensors and automatic shutdown. - 1 x 9 liters foam fire extinguisher
- 1 x 4,5 kg powder fire extinguisher.
- In pilot house:
- 1 x 4,5 kg powder fire extinguisher
- In galley:
- 1 x 4,5 kg powder fire extinguisher - 1 x fire blanket
- 3 x Sea water fire external hose located: - in front mooring area
- in aft cockpit area
- in saloon area (lobby)

Fuel system
1x structural GRP tank, integrated in the hull structural stringers, for a total capacity of 11.000 l. The tank is provided with stainless steel breather pipe and electric sensor for level monitoring. Fuel tank levels are visible on the monitoring system LCD screens at the pilot house dashboard. Fuel filling operation is carried out through inlets placed on the floor, both sides of superstructure. MTU fuel filters and additional Double Racor filter units are provided for each engine
Racor filter for each generator

Black and grey water system
- 1 x grey water tank with 1000 l total capacity.
- 1 x black water tank with 650 l capacity.
Grey and black water tank levels are visible on the monitoring system LCD screens at the wheelhouse dashboard.
Tank's emptying has automatic or manual outboard through 2 dedicated electric pumps.
By pass of the electric pumps in case of emergency. - 22 -

Bilge system
Centralized system with suction in each compartment connected to the main collector positioned in the engine room.
Emergency manual pump in the engine room.
n°6 x 24V automatic bilge pump.
High level bilge alarm.
15. Fresh Water system
Fresh water system is fed by tanks in the midship bilge (total capacity 1600 l) or by the 3 x shore connection on stern and sideways.
Water tank levels are visible on the monitoring system LCD screens at the wheelhouse dashboard. 2 x 160 l water heaters (Option: 2x200 l)
2 x 100 l fresh water pumps
1 x Sea recovery water maker: -140 l/h (STD)
-220 l/h (Option)
-280 l/h (Option)

Sea water system
Sea water brass intakes with valves and filters for the engines, generators, water chilled air conditioning, fresh water maker, fire systems, main thrusters oil tank, seakeeper and chain washing system

Air conditioning
Air conditioning system with reverse cycle (cool and heat), with chillers located in engine room
Tropical air conditioning system

 Venting and extraction system
Interiors ventilation system
- Toilet air extractors: each toilet area is equipped with 220V AC electric extractors with dedicated control.
- Galley ventilation system: galley extractor (Miele or similar)
Engine Room Ventilation
Engine room ventilation system:
- 4x electrical fans 400V AC
Engine room ventilation system control is connected to the engine keys and to the monitoring system.
- 4 x air/water separators on ventilation inlet.
- 4 x fire dampers
Garage tender ventilation
Garage tender ventilation system is included in garage tender option.

- Hull and deck sandwich lamination together with absorbent, sound-proofing and heat insulation materials guarantee high level of noise reduction and thermal insulation.
Interiors ceilings and floorings are soft mounted through vibration absorbers materials and system in order to maximize vibrations and noise reduction.
- Complete noise and thermal insulation of engine room through insulation materials, covered with aluminum sandwich finishing walls.
- the following noise level are considered in reference sea and weather conditions, and are related to Values of application with electric fins will require further assessment:
 main deck master cabin at cruising speed @ 70 dB
 main deck master cabin at anchor (with generators active) @ 45 dB
 main deck saloon at cruising speed @ 75 dB
 main deck saloon at anchor (with generators active) @ 55 dB
 lower deck aft VIP cabins at cruising speed @ 75 dB
 lower deck aft VIP cabins at anchor (with generators active) @ 55 dB


- 5 x mooring ropes, 24 mm diameter x 20 m length
- 1 x mooring rope, 24 mm diameter x 25 m length
- 8 x F7 fenders, with MCY fender covers, 380 mm diameter x 1040 mm length - 2 x A4 fenders with MCY fender covers, 550 mm diameter x 710 mm length - 10 fenders ropes, 10 mm diameter x 4m length
- Dishware, glassware and cutlery for 14 people
- Towel sets for bathrooms (2 per each bathroom), with MCY logo
- Owner’s manual


- MTU motorization 2200 HP

- Low engines hours 1470

-  Alfa Laval fuel treatment

- Long range fuel capacity 18.000 L

- Generators  Kohler 45kw with  2600 hours

- ASEA transformer for US / EU

- Tropical option air conditioning system ( 2021)

- Special fire retardant insulation type B15 in the engine room

- Special fire retardant insulation type B15 in the galley

- Perfectly maintained since new