April 4, 2015

New Model: Wim Van Der Valk 26.00 Continental III

Wim van der Valk is a Dutch builder who in recent years has started to raise its stakes in the custom super yacht market, by presenting a line of important projects. The Continental III range is the most Mediterranean looking of the current offers from Wim van der Valk and presents itself as a two deck plus raised pilot house pocket size super yacht designed by renowned Dutch architect Giudo de Groot.  The 26.00 is the first Continental III model to launch out of a line up which will feature six models which span from 25 up to 37 meters. Build of alloy and powered by triple Volvo with IPS pods the 26 meter Continental III surprises for some important details, and as being one of the smallest super yachts to feature a main deck owners stateroom.  Below will be four other guest cabins, all located in the central part of the hull. The forward part features two crew cabins, with a lobby featuring an L-shaped settee.  
Technical Data:
LOA - 26 m (85.3ft)
Beam - 6.25 m
Draft - 1.65 m
Fuel Capacity - 13000 l
Water Capacity - 2500 l
Accommodation - 10 guests in 5 cabins, 4 crew berths
Engines - 3 x Volvo D13 900hp
Propulsion - triple Volvo Penta forward looking IPS1200 pod drives
Speed - 25 knots max, 20 knots cruise
Construction - aluminium
Project - Guido de Groot