Code 8 is a 49.8 m / 163′5″ luxury motor yacht. She was built by Benetti in 1996.
With a beam of 8.9 m and a draft of 2.35 m, she has a steel hull and aluminium superstructure. This adds up to a gross tonnage of 486 tons.
She is powered by MTU engines giving her a maximum speed of 18 knots and a cruising speed of 16 knots. Code 8's maximum range is estimated at 3400 nautical miles.
The motor yacht can accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabins with an interior design by Francois Zuretti and an exterior design by Stefano Natucci.