August 28, 2019

New Model: Dutch Craft 56

Dutch Craft is a new brand founded by Zeelander, who present with this 56 its first model.  The Dutch Craft 56 is versatility made into a yacht, and you can add utilities in the name as in plural for the various task this sport yacht is able to do.  Available in Cabin or Open version, all this centering around the main deck.  In open version the main  deck is open as pictured above, while in cabin this will be enclosed making it a fully glassed but cozy deck space.  The Dutch Craft 56 offers a three cabins lower deck interior with an owners cabin forward, a twin guest berth to starboard, and a single berth to port side.  A crew cabin is located aft in between the cabin area and the engine room.  The Dutch Craft is standard powered with Volvo 435hp engines and IPS pod drives.  Options exist for larger 725hp Volvo engines, and John Deere 1300hp with Jet drives.  The versatility of the Dutch Craft 56 is also seen in the option to upgrade fuel capacity from the standard three thousand liters to 4500, this increasing range by another 250 nautical miles and up to 750 nautical miles with a fast cruise of about 25 knots. 
Technical Data:
LOA - 17.07 m (56ft)
Waterline Length - 15 m
Beam - 5.13 m
Draft - 0.95 m exl props and drives, 1.10 m with IPS pod drives
Displacement - 17 t unloaded
Fuel Capacity - 3000 l, or 4500 l long range option
Water Capacity - 850 l
Accommodation - five berths in three cabins, one crew cabin berth
Max Persons - 36 CE C, 12 persons in CE A 
Engines - 2 x Volvo D6 435hp, D11 725hp, John Deere 13.5l 1300hp
Propulsion - Volvo forward looking dual propeller IPS pod drives, optional Doen DJ152 jet drives 
Speed - 40 knots max, 25 knots cruise
Range - 500 nm at 25 knots, 750 nm in long range version
Construction - Vinilester resin applied infusion method and sandwich PVC core
Project - Mulder for naval architecture, Dutch Craft
Certification - CE A/B, UCSG and ECB, IACS

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