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27m Van der Valk Raised Pilothouse yacht Helga close to completion

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Georgia Tindale

Construction is progressing on Van der Valk's latest motor yacht in its Raised Pilothouse line: motor yacht Helga. Based on the 26-metre Raised Pilothouse model from the Waalwijk-based shipyard, the platform of the vessel has been lengthened, giving her an overall length of 27.3 metres.Helga yacht exterior renderingPhoto: Van der Valk ShipyardWith delivery of the vessel scheduled for later this year, her new owners plan to embark on their maiden season in the Mediterranean next year. Envisioned as a family superyacht for the owners and their adult children, motor yacht Helga features a fully customised layout and interior to suit her owner's requirements. Van der Valk 26M yacht under constructionPhoto: Van der ValkThe vessel’s naval architecture has been taken care of in house, with Guido de Groot responsible for both exterior and interior design. Her all-new interior features a spacious main saloon and large seating area in the wheelhouse, with a galley located forward. Notably, the decision to accommodate dining within the wheelhouse frees up space in the saloon for additional chairs and sofas for a cosy lounge feel. Helga yacht interior design Photo: Van der Valk ShipyardIn terms of style, her interiors showcase a blend of contemporary design combined with classic details, with contrasting whitewashed oak and walnut, to create a homely ambience on board. Helga yacht interior design Photo: Van der Valk ShipyardOn board accommodation for up to eight guests is found amidships on the lower deck across four staterooms, with a crew of three also housed in the forepeak.Helga yacht interior design Photo: Van der Valk ShipyardHelga yacht interior design Photo: Van der Valk ShipyardPerformance-wise, motor yacht Helga can reach a top speed of 27 knots and cruise comfortably at 23 knots thanks to twin 12V 2000 M96L diesel 1950hp engines. Helga yacht exterior renderingPhoto: Van der Valk Shipyard

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