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World debut for VQ58: Stunning new powerboat premieres at Cannes Yachting Festival

by Vanquish Yachts 21 Aug 2019 03:17 PDT 10-15 September 2019

VQ Yachts in the Netherlands will showcase its latest model, the VQ58, to the public for the first time at the Cannes Yacht Festival from 10 to 15 September.

Responding to market requests for an even larger powerboat, the first designs for the all-aluminium model were unveiled only a year ago and instantly struck a chord with the kind of demanding individuals that fall for the brand's unique looks and bespoke flexibility. The first examples of the VQ58 have been delivered to delighted owners in the United States and the Baltic region, and many more clients are already looking to join the VQ58 revolution.

The diversity of the locations in the US, Baltic and Mediterranean for which the first four VQ58s have been ordered reflects the attractions of a power machine available in four equally diverse models: an open version, wheelhouse, T-top and fully enclosed hard-top. Designed in partnership with Guido de Groot, the VQ58 offers a remarkable number of variations in terms of layout, superstructure, propulsion and more, meaning that no two VQ58s are likely to be the same. The first two deliveries are both fully enclosed hard-top versions but have very different colour schemes: Gulf Racing light blue with Hermes Brown orange upholstery and Dark Blue with an almost white upholstery.

Multiple choice

Leveraging on its proven experience with power-packed hulls, VQ Yachts has created a 58-foot version in aluminium that offers many interior layout choices even at short notice. Owners wishing to take their boat on longer trips can opt for a full-beam master suite, a VIP/guest cabin for two persons, two well-equipped bathrooms and a day lounge. Alternatively, they can opt for three cabins in order to take more people away on a weekender, or go the other way and transform the interior into a day-boat paradise with maximum space to party and lounge around indoors.

Clients can also choose to have one or two garages on the VQ58, located either on the stern and/or as a side bay. Having two garages allows for carrying the new VQ11 waterscooter tender, sea bobs, paddle boards, diving equipment and a fleet of other toys. The yacht comes as standard with Cummins engines with the Volvo IPS950 being an option, both complete with joystick controls. This gives a top speed of around 38 knots. Owners looking to go even faster can opt for a Veloce version, installing twin MAN V8 1200 hp engines backed up with the latest surface drive propulsion to achieve 48 to 50 knots.

All on deck

The open deck spaces of the VQ58 offer comfortable seating and lounging space for up to 23, with access to icemakers, wine coolers, refrigerators and a range of dining options, as well as several bimini systems for different levels of shade. The aft deck has a large alfresco breakfast/dinner space with a table for eight, a unique offering on a 58-foot motoryacht.

The VQ58 joins the other members of the VQ fleet in being among the driest boats available thanks to her double spray rail. In fact it is fair to say that the combination of being custom-built by hand in the Netherlands with a high degree of sailing comfort, awesome manoeuvrability, powerful top speeds and distinctive design place the VQ58 in a league of her own for this size bracket.

Interested parties can attend the world premiere of the VQ58 at the Cannes Yacht Festival on 10-15 September 2019, where the model will be available for viewing at berth SYE 026 in the Super Yacht Extension.

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