Dubbed the “ultimate party” boat by Galeon, the new 500 Fly has a new innovative dynamic in movable platform features which set it apart from the rest of the competition, but is it a true party boat? The WSB team step on-board to check out if gimmicks ring true.
The 500 Fly can be highly customised, with three distinct aft configurations to choose from, the 500 Fly offers flexibility with cockpit arrangements.
Choose between a full-sized garage with a sundeck on top, a classic L-shaped sofa and crew cabin setup or the innovative roto-seat option that includes a compact garage.
Best of all – all three will let you take full advantage of the unique beach mode that extends the width of the cockpit to a stunning 5,8 meters by dropping down both the port and starboard sides.
The bow rest area comes with a transformable seating arrangement – a first for a yacht in this segment. A swift, automated system will quickly alter the sundeck into a comfortable seating area and auto-level it to a proper position. An optional, soft top bimini is also available for extra protection.
Up top, the sizable fly-bridge can be fitted with a wet bar, sundecks and a second helm station for easier maneuvering. With two different garage options and a powerful hydraulic bath platform you can choose between a variety of engaging water paraphernalia.
The main deck reveals a closely linked saloon and cockpit areas with a flush floor and sliding side windows. Serve refreshments straight from the galley or even set up an outside bar to your guests amazement.
A bright interior of the saloon is also fitted with leisure and dining areas as well as a functional helm station with great visibility.
Down below, three cabins and two bathrooms await the passengers for a total of six berths. The master cabin, located midship, offers a double bed, large wardrobe and a private bathroom.
Offer your guests the bow VIP cabin for spectacular night views thanks to a series of skylights. The double guest cabin can be turned into a study, wardrobe or an additional leisure area. All quarters offer standing height and have access to natural light.
Both the IPS and shaft drive options will be available along with a choice of powerful engines and high-tech electronic and navigational equipment.
We think the Galeon 500 Fly is reinventing space utilisation design techniques. With clever engineering and a view to impress any boat owner who has entertainment at the heart of their boating experience, could not be disappointed by new 500 Fly, it gets our vote for a weekend party boat!
Galeon owner views at the ILBC and Galeon Boats