- Construction of the Z72 is well underway – hull painting has begun at the shipyard
- The first Z72 unit will be delivered in the first half of next 2019
- Largest Zeelander ever – the length is over 22 meters with retractable swimming platform
- Z72 blends stylish appearance with unique superyacht features
- Top speed over 40 knots
- It is a design evolution of a classic Zeelander with even wider stern and curvier lines
- Current owners are involved in R&D of the shipyard’s new models
- Exterior design developed in collaboration with Cor D. Rover
- Interior design by Zeelander’s in-house design team
- Design and details of the Z72 will be unveiled at the Fort Lauderdale Int'l Boat Show 2018
- Fastest Zeelander ever, the 2000-hp Z55 is on display for a world premiere - at FLIBS 2018
- Boat position - Green Zone HOF FD 37A
Zeelander Yachts, a leading Dutch shipyard that creates high-end motor yachts with an elegant New York commuter styled profile, is happy to inform that the construction of the completely new model, the 22-meter Z72 (re-branded from the Z66), enters advanced stages and according to the building plan. The company has begun the hull painting of the very first unit. This yacht is going to become the shipyard’s flagship upon the launch in 2019.
Zeelander Yachts will reveal full details of the Z72 at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2018 (October 31 – November 4, 2018).
The Zeelander in-house team created the interior design of the new yacht, while the exterior look is developed in collaboration with Cor D. Rover. “Whilst keeping true to the iconic shape, the Zeelander design has evolved”, said Leonardo van den Berg, Commercial Director at Zeelander Yachts. “An S-Shaped deck line, a wider stern and even more curved surfaces. We believe true yacht building is a form of art. This is the epitome of our craft. The exterior design was inspired by the way Porsche incrementally evolves its designs over time. A legendary icon is what we envision for the Z72.”
As her smaller sisters, she will have a sophisticated décor, huge panoramic windows and vast social zones for the best possible guest experience on board.
The shipyard’s creations epitomise style and power. The Z72 will carry the same sporty DNA of the brand. Her top speed will exceed 40 knots.
In addition, Zeelander Yachts have specifically hired a consulting company to make the new yacht as quiet as possible. After a review, the engineers added additional rubber matting to the chine, and the engine room insulation has been upgraded to a mega yacht level. All pumps and motors are mounted double flexible, which is far beyond the level seen on this size of vessels. A gyrostabilizer is mounted semi-flexible to avoid structural transmitted noises. Special attention was paid to the balance of the engine. Sea trials proved the successful implementations of the above-mentioned solutions.
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