The Next Episode built in 2014 by leading Dutch shipyard- Van Der Valk, semi displacement, aluminium hulled vessel, is designed for those with a love of long range cruising. Powered by the efficient triple IPS1200 Volvo D13-900 engines and the dynamic positioning system is extremely manoeuvrable and easy to dock. She offers superb accommodation for 10 guests in five luxurious staterooms, which includes a fabulous full beam, main deck master stateroom.
Van Der Valk
Guido De Groot
Guido de Groot Design
13 Knots (approx)
25 Knots (approx)
11,500 Litres (3,037 US Gallons)
2,000 Litres (528 US Gallons)
3 x VOLVO 900HP
Port 494h (02-Aug-2016)
Center 492h (02-Aug-2016)
Starboard 493h (02-Aug-2016)
Hydraulic/Electric steering system (Volvo Penta IPS-III)
2 x Northern Lights sound damped 1500 rpm 25 kvA 400 Volt AC
Port 462h (02-Aug-2016)
Starboard 462h (02-Aug-2016)
Shore power connection:
1 x 400 volt 63 amp, including Isolation transformer.
1 x 230 volt 32 amp shore connection for chargers in case 400v is not available, including separate isolation transformer.
Switch panels 230 volt:
Switch panels have been equipped with “double pole” fuses and where necessary “earth fault” and “engine protection systems”. The switching between shore, generators and inverter is fully automatic and “fool proof”
A 230v indication - monitoring system is mounted in the steering position
1 x 24 Volt 2000 amp/H (2 volt cells for general use/operation (service batteries))
3 x 24 Volt 160 amp/H type AGM (for main engines)
2 x 12 Volt 90 Amp/H type AGM (for generators)
2 x Mastervolt 24V 100 amp. (for service batteries)
1 x Mastervolt 24V 60 amp. (for engine batteries)
2 x Mastervolt 12 V 10 amp (for genset batteries)
1 x 10kw inverter 24/230 Volt .
o Full auto-reverse airco system (Marvair) with chillers in engine room. Per area separately controllable.
o Floor heating throughout the ship (each area and cabin separately controllable)
o Diesel heater (Kabola B45-combi) for heating and hot water system.
o Additional Boiler system (1 x 115 litre circulation system / Kabola)
4 x Bilge pumps (Gianesschi ZBD 22.000 litre/hour submersible pump)
1 x Manual bilge pump system (Jabsco ocean warrior)
1 x Central vacuum cleaning system (Beam Centraal 220V)
1 x Air compressor system (Kolibri 8ATU)
The ship is provided with a decentralized CAN-bus based DC power distribution system with the following components:
o Electronic fuses.
o Membrane panels on dashboard.
o Interior and exterior lighting control, scene programmable.
o Navigation lights switching and control.
o Bilge Pump control and alarm.
o Grey water pump control and alarm.
o Fresh water pumps switching and control.
o Window wiper switching and control.
o Tank measuring control.
o Built in GSM functionality – provides remote access to the system.
o Advanced lighting control.
o Dimming functionality for all channels.
o Local monitoring with I-pad.
o Easy control with manual override possibility.
The spacious main deck, full beam owners suite
offers additional sofa seating, vanity area and large en suite
fitted with twin sinks, large walk in shower and WC. The guest
accommodation is all located on the lower deck and consists
of two large double cabins aft with the beds facing inwards,
both with large en suites and long walk in wardrobes.
Amidships to port and starboard are the two twin en suite
10 guests in 5 cabins.
2x Manoeuvring positions on each side of cockpit
DPS (dynamic positioning system)
Hydraulic Swimming platform (cap. 1.600 kg)
FLIR M625L-PAL Dual Mode (night vision camera)
Satellite tel/fax/internet system KVH tracphone V7
Changes to casco according to GdG design
Baudoin Osmose treated boatwash system
Hull in metallic Alexseal paint
6x Underwater lights (Seavision LED SV14)
Mascoat Delta DB sound and vibration dampening coating
MCA approval incl. necessary works/materials
Upgrade to steelhead ES1500 on fly-bridge
Audio upgrade (Fohhn audio system) 12 kW
Additional captains wishes (fuel installation, sunscreens)
Entrance hatch to engine room aft deck
Shore water connector
Switch cabinet on aft deck
Electrical bilge pump
Built in lights in bimini top
Aft deck winter season awning
Additional oil dischange pump for engines
Waste compactor in galley
Rectractable clamps integrated in bathing platform
Interior upgrade by Guido de Groot design
Teak on solarium berth place and sunbed
Subwoofers in saloon
Dining and saloon table
Replace lockers main cabinets
VIP cabin upgrade
Twin cabin upgrade
Upgrade audio system
Bar / Galley upgrade
Aft deck table
A complete list of exclusions is available upon request.