Zeelander reveals Z72 flagship yacht

Dutch yard Zeelander Yachts has revealed that construction is underway on its largest yacht yet, the Z72.

The yard used the occasion of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show to reveal full details and first in-build photos of the 22 metre yacht. The Z72 features exterior design by Cor D Rover while the “sophisticated by comfortable” interior design will be handled in-house.

Key exterior features include an S-Shaped deck line, rounded stern and “more curved surfaces”.

Zeelander commercial director Leonardo van den Berg explained: “Whilst keeping true to the iconic shape, the Zeelander design has evolved. A legendary icon is what we envision for the Z72.”

Accommodation will be for six guests in three staterooms comprising of a master suite and two guest doubles. The crew quarters will sit on the lower deck, adjacent to the tender garage.

Power will come from triple Volvo Penta IPS engines for a top speed of 40 knots.