Please select your home edition
Edition
Sea Sure 2020 - SHOCK-WBV - LEADERBOARD

Looking good: 33-metre Blue Jeans launched

by Van der Valk Shipyard 10 Sep 09:05 PDT

This is a red-carpet week in several ways for Van der Valk. Our sales team are at the Cannes Yachting Festival showing clients around Lady Lene and discussing countless ideas with friends old and new for future builds.

Meanwhile, work at our yard back in the Netherlands continues apace on a wide range of projects... And to cap it all we've just launched the beautiful Blue Jeans for her delighted owners.

The Van der Valk custom promise is being taken to new heights on the beautiful Blue Jeans. Bespoke innovations on this 33-metre raised pilothouse include high ceilings, dive-board balconies in the main deck lounge, glass bulwarks for enhanced views, a recessed chill-out zone in the forepeak and much more besides.

And relax...

Casual entertainment for friends and family is the theme of a yacht that is being built to a high degree of sophistication throughout. She will also feature a large garage for a Carbon Craft CC130 turbojet tender, a hydraulic swim platform and a top speed of some 28 knots powered by twin 2600 hp engines. Designer Guido de Groot's sleek profile matches the high-end quality of this impressive project.

Launch Van der Valk Raised Pilothouse - Blue Jeans from Van der Valk Shipyard on Vimeo.

As you can see in the video, this bespoke 33-metre raised pilothouse looks fantastic with her super-stylish exterior design and attractive blue hull livery, custom-mixed by the Van der Valk paint masters together with Alexseal. Designer Guido de Groot has ingeniously played with colours, surfaces and lights to remove any hint of white and generate a really distinctive look. Other outdoor highlights include dive-board balconies on the main deck, glass bulwarks, a recessed chill-out zone in the forepeak and the mothership-matching aluminium tender (also fully custom-made).

The interior of Blue Jeans is also a perfect fit with its high ceilings reaching almost 2.5 metres in the lounge. With that parameter established in the design brief we had carte blanche to create a one-off interior that's home to a sophisticated palette of marbles, metals, woods and furniture. Inside and out, every millimetre of space has been optimised on a timeless yacht that will be the height of fashion for decades to come.

The most intricate of interiors

With ceiling heights of up to 2.50 metres, the sense of space offers a serene backdrop to a fusion of Northern European and Asian styles. The owners pushed the window of the possible on a yacht this size with amazing lighting to match. Highlights include liquid metal and copper walls and the exclusive use of small wooden teak slats for the walls and ceilings. The rare Lapis Blue marble in the master stateroom is magnificent as is the Nero Marquina and Fior di Bosco in the dining area and the wonderful White Carrara in the saloon entrance.

Luxury for all

Built for entertainment in every sense of the word, Blue Jeans has a surprisingly sleek exterior profile for a yacht with extra high ceilings in the main deck and a raised bow. The latter reflects the concealment of the anchors within the forepeak to generate space on the foredeck for an additional chill-out zone. A pop-up table will be receded flush into the deck here and, when raised, people can sit with their legs inside the vacated space.

We hope you enjoy the video. If you're in Cannes this week and would like more details about this superb new project - or how you might also leverage on our unique ability to build custom motoryachts in this size - come and see us at stand SYE 012.

Specifications

  • LOA: 33.74m
  • Top speed: 28 knots
  • Beam: 7.05m
  • Fuel tank: 16400 l
  • Engine: 2600 hp / 1939 kW
  • Water tank: 2600 l
  • Year: 2022
  • Hull no: WV0133
  • LWL: 27.50m
  • Draft: 2.00m
  • Displacement: 133 t (est.)
  • Hull material: Aluminium (AlMg4.5Mn - H321)
  • Superstructure material: Aluminium (AlMg4.5Mn - H111)
  • Hull Shape: Hard chine, moderate V
  • Classification: RINA:C?, Hull, MACH; Y class
  • Engine brand and type: 2 x MTU 16V2000M96L,1939kW @ 2.450 rpm
  • Cruising speed: 22.40 knots
  • Shaft and propeller: Stainless steel water lubr. duplex ø=100mm, VEEM Ultraskew 5-bladed propellers diameter1250mm
  • Gearbox: ZF 5050V / Reduction 3.492:1
  • Bow/stern Thruster: 60hp hydraulic proportional bow and stern thruster
  • Generators:
    • 45Kw Köhler 45EFOZDJ 400 Volts
    • 45Kw Köhler 45EFOZDJ 400 Volts
  • Holding tank capacity: 2700 l
  • Cabins: 1 owner, 2 VIP, 1 twin guest
  • Crew: 4 person crew, 2 cabins
  • Naval architect: Diana Yacht Design
  • Exterior design: Guido de Groot Design
  • Interior design: Guido de Groot Design
  • Owner's repr.: Confidential

Related Articles

Life's a BeachClub
Excellent progress being made on the fourth Van der Valk BeachClub hull If you'd like to enjoy pure pleasure on a brand-new yacht tailored to your preferences, this new addition to the Van der Valk fleet is now for sale and can be ready for next season. Posted on 15 Nov
The all-new Van der Valk Edge 65
The first EDGE 65 is already under construction for the owners Weekends will never be the same again thanks to the receipt of a new bespoke order by repeat clients that will also be developed into a brand-new Van der Valk series. Posted on 31 Aug
Lady Lene wows at World Superyacht Awards
"Styling and performance quite unlike her rivals in this class" The 34-metre tri-deck explorer Lady Lene has won a host of admirers since her launch as her owners embarked on the first of many adventures. Posted on 1 Jul
Van der Valk unveils the trail-blazing Meteor
An exciting conceptual design concept that defies convention Van der Valk is delighted to unveil an exciting conceptual design concept that defies convention and sets a new benchmark in the fast weekender market. Posted on 5 Apr
Blue Jeans: a perfect fit in every way
A bespoke blend of excitement and relaxation on a motoryacht Come the summer, the 33-metre Blue Jeans will be offering owners, family and friends a bespoke blend of excitement and relaxation on a motoryacht developed with and for a client with very specific wishes. Posted on 23 Mar
All-new Flybridge ready for summer season
This 25.50-metre Van der Valk yacht is due for delivery before the summer Construction is continuing smoothly on Van der Valk brand-new take on the award-winning Flybridge range. Gorgeous inside and out, this 25.50-metre yacht is due for delivery before the summer, to make 2022 a very special year for her owners. Posted on 6 Feb
Step aboard the Explorer Venera
The movie brings home why our new generation of motoryachts have stuck a chord with so many people It is our pleasure to share some special video footage of the 28-metre Van der Valk Explorer Venera shot off the Catalan coast. Capturing the essence of luxury yachting, you'll find it especially enticing if you're reading this in colder climates! Posted on 21 Jan
Van der Valk's Project Capella build update
Custom explorer slated for launch in spring 2023 Following the announcement of her sale in June this year, Van der Valk is proud to present the latest build update of our newest explorer yacht: the 23.56-metre Project Capella. Posted on 28 Dec 2021
Inside Van der Valk's 34m explorer Lady Lene
This all-aluminium tri-deck superyacht has been built for top performance Following her launch at the Van der Valk shipyard in Waalwijk, the Netherlands, in October, the industry's attention has homed in on the latest explorer superyacht to emerge from the seasoned Dutch builder: the 34-metre Lady Lene. Posted on 24 Nov 2021
Inside heroic Helga: Van der Valk's Dutch pedigree
A family-friendly superyacht, built by the experienced Dutch shipyard, Van der Valk. Delivered to her owner and his family earlier this summer, the 27.3-metre fifth Raised Pilothouse motor yacht Helga has already been turning heads on the water - thanks, at least in part, to her eye-catching pastel-blue hull. Posted on 20 Aug 2021
Maritimo 2022Mar - S75 FOOTERMarine Resources 2022 Salary Survey FOOTERCoast Guard Foundation FOOTER 1