For the first time in New Zealand, comes this beautifully restored Nordia Van Dam Cruiser of 17.40mts (57'). A true ocean going sailing yacht with mega yacht pedigree.
Built by Nordia Van Dam, its hull was chosen to be constructed Gouwerok yard. The same yard where the hull of Super yacht such as: Adele; Nirvana, Mystere within others were constructed. This superb quality & strength together with the design by Robert Van Dam, can assure about its performance and safety of this fantastic vessel.
Vela Blanca was launched in 2000 and the current owner bought her in 2009 where since then she has undergone an extensive refit. No expense spared in any aspect.
With New sails, new Italian leather on interiors, new Bimini and cockpit structure including high quality Stamoid Ferrari. Two new fridges Waeco & Frigoboat a New Miele Oven, custom built 100 L freezer. Siemens washer/dryer, new audio system, New Boom and Navtec vang, etc.
With full teak in cockpit and deck, varnished teak cockpit table, custom swim ladder with teak steps; fully repainted at Gloss Boats in 2012; new Antifoul in 2017, within many others additions.
A large Genset Onan of 13.5KW and a Perkins Sabre M135 6 cylinder diesel engine located in a proper engine room, fully insulated with a built-in fire protection system. Sea Recovery 600 Watermaker (180lts p/h), a full hydraulic system, bowthruster.
Double wire insulated 24V-DC and 230V-AC system mounted in individual cable tracks.
Raymarine C127, Raymarine digital radar Raytheon ST60 & ST7000+ Autopilot, AIS, additional Leica Mk10 GPS, Iridium Go Satellite communication, Raymarine double station VHF DSC. EPIRB, PLB, large gall rider drag, offshore medical bag, engine room fire extinguishers, 4 x fire extinguishers & much, much more...
Note: Vela Blanca is built to the highest standard of the Dutch yachting industry by Nordia VAN DAM. From the layout of the engine room, to the finest details in the saloon, it is clear this 17.40mts (57') yacht was built by a mega yacht designer. Its quality and strength is impressive and must be seen to believe.
She is specifically designed to go anywhere in any condition. Being constructed of Aluminium gives her the advantage of being stronger than plastic and much lighter than steel. It is the perfect combination of balance within performance & strength.
For a yacht that has a LOA of 17.40m, she is surprisingly easy to handle, and can easily be sailed single handed due to its full hydraulic push bottom technology. Passage making becomes a breeze by simplifying the set-up, having all lines lead aft to the deep central cockpit means a feeling of security and safety in any sea and sailing condition.
Such time and effort has been poured into this yacht that the new owner will have nothing left to do apart from enjoying one of the finest cruising boats available on the market today.
She is tax paid in New Zealand