The Dutch builder, Wim van der Valk, is currently working on the magnificent 26-metre motor yacht Continental III Flybridge. The 26m luxury superyacht Continental III has been designed in partnership with renowned Guido de Groot. Her construction is well underway and she is scheduled for delivery in August 2013.
26m motor yacht Continental III Flybridge by Wim van der Valk
Standard Specifications of the 26m superyacht Continental III Flybridge
L.o.a. : 26.00 m.
Beam : 6.25 m.
Draft : 1.65 m.
Fuel (Diesel) : 13.000 l.
Water : 2.500 l.
Waste water : 1.000 l.
Propulsion : 3 x Volvo Penta IPS 1200 EVC-EC / D13-900
662 kW (900 HP) @ 2.300 rpm
26m superyacht Continental III - side view
Propulsion / Steering:
o 3 x Volvo Penta IPS 1200 EVC-EC.
o Including hydraulic trimtab-system (Hydrosta)
o Full Volvo Penta IPS drive system (IPS-III).
o Hydraulic/Electric steering system (Volvo Penta IPS-III).
o Volvo EVC electronic engine control system.
o Hydraulic bow-thruster 60HP (Hydrosta)
26m luxury yacht Continental III - aft view
o Full “top-quality” Aluminium Hull & Superstructure (special seaworthy shipbuilding Aluminium (AlMg4.5Mn – H321/H111), with certificate)
o Casco fully sandblasted, also on the inside.
o High Quality 2-component “paint” system (International/Awl-Grip according to COT norms)
o Full 15mm massive teak decks, also on stairs, swimming platform & fly bridge.
o Stainless steel (316) lists on the hull, half round.
o Stainless Steel (316) lists on the exhausts.
o Heavy stainless steel (316) oval railing, luxury design.
o Luxury stainless steel (316) capping on the bulwarks.
o Stainless steel (316) design features on each side of the (back of the) hull.
o Stainless steel (316) handrails.
o 8 St. Steel (316) bollards [4x2] front and aft, plus 3×2 clamps midships.
o 2 St. Steel (316) bollards on swimming platform.
o St. Steel side (316) stepladder (also to be used as swimming ladder)
o “Wing design” mast on the fly bridge.
o Stainless steel (316) wheelhouse doors incl. double glazed security glass. (client has choice between folding or sliding doors.) also client can choose teakwood wheelhouse doors but these are only possible as folding doors.
o Grey tinted double-glazed & hardened security glass windows.
o Stainless steel (316) portholes with fly-screens.
o 6 x large (vertical) in master cabin. Other (horizontal) portholes acc. to clients wishes and layout possibilities.
o Stairs to swimming platform secured by doors.
o Teakwood steps on outside stairs with built-in LED lighting.
o Exterior upholstery acc. To clients wishes incl. Seats, sunbeds, covers etc.
26m motor yacht Continental III in stardust silver
o The entire 26m Continental III yacht is thermally insulated (PUR)
o Layout fully according to clients wishes.
o Interior woodwork (type(s) of wood and style) acc. to clients wishes.
o Interior style and finishing acc. to client’s wishes.
o Interior fully spray-painted.
o Interior built with high quality massive framework acc. To clients wishes.
o Luxury upholstery according to clients wishes.
o Complete bathrooms with shower, Toilet, bidet (or toilet/bidet combi), washbasin(s), en storage lockers. (Number of bathrooms acc. to clients wishes)
o Stainless steel (316) handrails throughout the 26m yacht Continental III.
26m superyacht Continental III in stardust silver - aft view
Ships systems & components (Exterior)
The fly bridge can (partly) be built according to clients wishes.
The following items are standard included:
o 2 separate steering seats or steering sofa
o Seats / sofa’s / sunbeds (acc. to client’s wishes)
o Table(s) (acc. to client’s wishes)
o Bar, incl. refridgerator/icemaker, washbasin, electric grill & cabinets/drawers)
o Windscreen with stainless steel (316) framing
o Music system (see electric systems & components)
o Hydraulic Crane for tender boat/Jetski (Steelhead ES1000 / 450 kgs capacity) (incl. tender/jetski supports.)
26m Continental III Yacht - front view
Ships systems & Components (Interior)
o Automatic fire extinguishing systems (FM200-Automatical Marine Fire
Extinguisher in engine room and under steering position) plus CO2 manual fire extinguishers (numbers and capacity acc. To latest classification demands.
o De entire engine room is fitted with a system of professional & high quality sound-dampening materials.
o The entire engine room will be sprayed with an additional special 3mm sound- and vibration dampening coating (Delta DB Sound and Vibration Dampening Coating)
o Engine room ventilation system.
o Shower cabins with security glass doors (measurements acc. to possibilities and client’s wishes) Bottoms of showers custom/hand made from corian.
o High quality sanitary equipment (taps, wash basins etc.) acc. To clients wishes.
o (Taps etc. Hans Grohe of equal price/quality)
o 2 x High quality electric steering chairs (Opacmare Sedile), (With upholstery acc. to clients wishes)
o Granite/Corian/Marble worktops in galley and bathrooms.
o Ceramic/Marble/Corian/Granite walls in showers and bathrooms.
o Documents safe in Master and VIP cabin.
26m superyacht Continental III - upview
o 2 x searchlight halogen (Jabsco)
o 2 x Double-horned air horn (Kahlenberg D-AO)
o 3 x Double-arm windscreen wipers with adjustable interval and sprayers.(Exalto)
o Loud hailer
o 2 x Electric Winches (PS en SBS) on the aft deck (MUIR VRC3500).
o Electric anchor winch (MUIR VC4000)
o 100m St. steel anchor chain and anchor roll. (Type anchor acc. to clients wishes)
o Deck wash and anchor wash connection
o Hydraulic gangway in box (Opacmare model 1133/45 (59) integrated in SB stairs to swimming platform.
o Shower with hot water on swimming platform
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 120 litre circulation system / Kabola)
o Fuel Polishing system (Algae-X type MX-F-24V) (= Primary pre-filter system directly on diesel tank, to pre-clean diesel in tank.
o Double diesel filters (Volvo Penta 877770) (2 filters per engine).
o Magnetic Fuel filters, Algae-X fuel conditioners (to destroy bacteria in diesel)
26m Continental III Yacht under construction at Wim van der Valk
Fresh water system
o PE watertanks (2500 l.)
o Water-pump (Gianesshi JET 4B C.E. water pressure system). Incl. back-up pump
o Drinking water desinfection system (HP watersystems UV-5000 steriliser)
o Water maker (Sea Recovery Aquamatic 1800-2) 284L/Hour
Waste water system
o PE waste water tank (1000 l.) with extracting possibility and overflow security.
o Electric toilets and/or bidets (or combination) acc. To clients wishes (Planus).
o Grey/Black water pump (Gianesshi WASTE PUMP MV 44G 24V / 50L/MIN.) Incl. back-up pump (WP 44G 24V)
o Shower pumps (Kessel Minilift)
4 x Bilge pumps (Gianesschi ZBD 22.000 litre/hour submersible pump)
1 x Extra Large capacity bilge pump in engine room (Gianesschi)
1 x Central vacuum cleaning system (Beam Centraal 220V)
1 x Air compressor system (Kolibri 8ATU)
26m motor yacht Continental III in build - aft view
? x Refrigerators/Freezers/Wine coolers acc. to client’s wishes (number and types to be discussed and acc. to client’s wishes and possibilities)
1 x Ceramic/Induction cook top (Miele)
1 x Extractor fan (Brand & type to be discussed, depending on position and layout)
1 x Washing machine (Miele).
1 x Dryer (Miele)
1 x Dishwasher (Miele)
1 x Combi oven (Miele)
1 x Steam oven (Miele)
1 x Coffee machine (Miele)
Electric systems & Components
Vessel monitoring, control and digital switching system (I-pad compatible)
The 26m luxury yacht Continental III will be 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.
26m Continental III Yacht at Wim van der Valk
2 x Northern Lights sound damped 1500 rpm 25 kvA 400 Volt AC
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 .
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.
Swich 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.
The use of isolation transformers will exclude any risk of electrolysis. As extra and additional security the ship will be equipped with an earth fault measuring system equipped with alarm function. Should the ship find itself in an “electrically polluted” environment then the system will indicate this via an alarm.
Switch Panels 24 Volt:
A main switchboard is mounted in the engine room en is equipped with “double pole” fuses and where necessary engine security switches. Also a manual “earth fault” monitoring system is installed.
A 24 volt dc indication & monitoring system is installed in the steering position.
Aboard 26m Continental III Yacht
Equipment flush mounted & text engraved in the panels (colour optional)
Optionally touch screen operation is possible whereby as back-up conventional switches will be fitted to ensure optimum operation security.
Type cables and installation according to latest classification demands. Only professional connectors will be used (connection box/heat shrinkable tubing). All cabels are fire retardant and have separate fuses.
o Salon, dinette, galley and all other luxury areas will be equipped with sufficient Cantalupi Halogen/LED spots with dimmers.
o Wheelhouse equipped with night-navigation lighting system.
o Indirect lighting will be installed acc. to client’s wishes and possibilities.
o Technical area’s will be been equipped with “TL” lighting (230 volt) plus 24V emergency lighting.
o Deck lights (Halogen/LED), equipped with dimmers will be mounted above the side and aft decks.
o Furthermore LED “foot” lighting will be installed around the main decks as well as the fly bridge.
o Also all the stairs will be fitted with LED lights.
o An empirbus (Domotica) system will be installed to allow for central operation of the lighting system.
o Design lamps are optional.
1 x Navigation lights system for yachts up to 50 meters.
1 x Searchlight Jabsco RC200
Type BTicino, colour optional
Numbers and positions receptacles acc to clients wishes and possibilities.
1 x Satellite TV system KVH M7
Salon, 1 x Samsung Led tv with integrated satellite receiver
1 x Bose Lifestyle Home Theatre sound system i-pod function
Five-speaker performance, with audio customized to your room. Versatility for up to 6 high-definition sources, like your Blu-ray Disc™ player, gaming system and more.
1 x Extension to aft deck and fly bridge
Master cabin 1 x Samsung Led tv with integrated satellite receiver
1 x Bose advanced 2.1-channel home theatre sound system w. i-pod function
VIP cabin 1 x Samsung Led tv with integrated satellite receiver
1 x Bose advanced 2.1-channel home theatre sound system w. i-pod function
Guest cabins 1 x Samsung Led tv with integrated satellite receiver
1 x “Car” stereo with DVD and Ipod connection
(final sizes of TV’s according to client’s wishes and interior possibilities)
26m superyacht Continental III - Staircase
External communication / Internet
Auto pilot system:
1 x Simrad professional J50 Junction Unit Autopilot Computer
Junction Unit: Two NMEA 0183 input and output ports. Supplies 10 Hz heading output from Tx. port 2. Radar clock/data interface, External alarm, System select Autopilot/Main steering. Controls reversible drive units drawing up to 10 A (continuous load) and solenoid activated steering system up to 3 A (isolated output)
1 x AP70 control unit
1 x RF300 Rudder feedback unit for boats with inboard engine
1 x RC25 Rate Compass utilizes a solid state rate sensor and a magnetic fluxgate
1 x FU50 tiller The FU50 Follow-up steering lever features a dial (scale) with 5° rudder angle markings. The rudder will move and stop at the angle selected on the dial. The FU50 has a mid-position indent, buttons for (limited) mode selection, and mode indicators (STBY, FU, AUTO, NAV, WORK, and THRUSTER*). It is designed for indoor and outdoor bulkhead- or panelmounting.
Navigation computer Simrad NSO19 package
2 x Powerful NSO processor,
Incl. 2 x 19” Glassbridge monitor with multy input
OP40 wired remote
Dash-mounted SD card reader and provides a premium chart plotter with embedded regional cartography straight out of the box. From there the owner can then choose from Simrad’s extensive range of performance modules (black box instruments designed to be connected to control and display units) and create the integrated navigation system to suit his needs, all controlled and monitored from his Simrad NSO via fully-customisable displays. Modules and screens can be added or replaced at any time.
26m Continental III Yacht - Cabin
1 x TX06s open array radar, 6 kW, 4 ft Array
1 x NAIS 300 Class B blackbox
The NAIS-300 is a Class B Transponder that’s purpose is to transmit the position and other information about your vessel, to other AIS equipped vessels. It is housed in a rugged waterproof enclosure to withstand the rigors of the marine environment.
1 x VHF aerial
1 x GPS aerial
2 x Simrad RS87 DVHF radio system
Full Class D DSC for easy use and safety functionality
Individual speaker control for comfortable volume
SimNet capable – integrate your GPS Chartplotter
Add additional stations, hailer/fog horn or individual intercom speakers
2 x VHF aerial
7 inch multi display
2 x Maretron DSM250 Digital Multifunctional 7 inch display
1 x Maretron GPS sensor
1 x Maretron Depth/speed sensor
1 x Maretron Wind sensor
1 x GPS compass Simrad
1 x Camera for engine room
2 x Camera (port side & starboard side)
1 x Camera, aft view
1 x Maritime computer
1 x Monitor 19” Glassbridge
1 x wireless mouse and keyboard
1 x Receiver for weatherfax and navtex
1 x Aerial for receiver
1 x Navacom MeteoScan
The new all-in-one software for the professional sailor
1 x UMTS (Internet) incl wifi system (Wireless)
Navigation system Fly bridge
1 x 15” Simrad (sunlight viewable) navigation display
1 x 15” Simrad (sunlight viewable) display for camera images etc.
1 x Simrad RS87 DVHF radio system
1 x Maretron DSM250 multifunctional 7 inch display
1 x AP70 control unit (Autopilot control)
Furthermore all navigation data from main steering position are also visible
On fly bridge (wind, speed, depth, GPS etc. etc. etc.)
“E-marine” alarm system with certified GPS-tracker & burglary alarm.
Internal Telephone system:
All internal luxury area’s and cabins will be fitted with an internal ship’s telephone system.
When an optional satellite telephone system is installed there will be a connection with this system so external calls will be pass true to the internal system and vice versa.
Alle other used materials and components such as plumbing materials, cocks, valves, (weed) filters, cables, couplings etc. etc. etc. are of professional and top-quality and according to all classification demands.
Furthermore a very clear, extensive and custom-made manual will be issued.
The 26m luxury yacht Continental III will be built and approved according to CE-class A (Ocean).