All the luxury on board you may expect

Sailing the oceans with complete peace of mind. At Van der Heijden Yachts we combine all our shipbuilding knowledge into creating the perfect oceangoing yacht for you. The Explorer yacht makes you feel confident when crossing the Atlantic due to the superb sailing characteristics.


Don't let your ship limit your dreams. With the Explorer yacht all the boating adventures you ever dreamed of can become true. A sturdy hull of the highest grade steel takes you to the most beautiful spots, whether it is the Caribbean or Arctic. Does adventuring need to be primitive? Of course not! The Explorer has all the luxury on board you may expect from a Van der Heijden Yachts yacht. Start exploring now….


  • Designed on CE classification A, ocean-going
  • Hull made of the highest quality steel
  • Fit for transatlantic or long range journeys


The Explorer is the ultimate ship for longer journeys. Its multi-chined hull is designed for superb stability and seaworthiness. That gives it the safety and sailing comfort the owner requires. That's what Van der Heijden Yachts excels at.


The design of the Explorer is impressive. It is made to perform in the harshest conditions and to take you to the places that you want. Without limitations. A spacious flying bridge gives you a good overview of your ship, while the covered gangways shelter you in bad weather conditions. Looking out over the endless ocean from the warmth of the wheelhouse, while enjoying a strong cup of coffee. Knowing that your Explorer will take you anywhere. That trust is what this ship will give you.


  • Multi-chined hull
  • Designed with years of Dutch ship building experience
  • Low fuel consumption


The use of the Explorer varies with every owner. We therefore carefully listen to you in order to make the Explorer fit your requirements perfectly. And we seek to do even more than that. When using the Explorer for longer stays, requirements differ from owner to owner. Even living permanently on the Explorer is not uncommon. We always do our utmost to make it the crew as comfortable as possible. Do not expect less from us, as we are experienced in customizing our models to your liking. That is why you choose Van der Heijden Yachts.


  • Motorisation and installation upon customers’ wishes
  • More interior styles possible
  • Flybridge customization


With a length starting from 63 feet, the Explorer accommodates much in terms of crew and comfort. The spaciousness of the interior facilitates many layout options. Van der Heijden Yachts eagerly advises you in creating your perfect home on the water. When taking the Explorer on long journeys, it becomes your home. Especially then, the interior needs to feel comfortable and familiar. Using the right materials, and having optimal ergonomics is what Van der Heijden Yachts is renowned for. The Explorer therefore truly is the result of superb design, serving you and your high demands.


  • Up to 12 berths
  • Fit for year-round residence


L.o.a.19 – 24 meter / 63 – 79 ft
Capacity6 - 12 persons
Beam5.80 m / 19.03 ft
Draft1.40 m / 4.6 ft
Displacement75 tonnes
Fuel tank capacity from 6.000 liter
Engines from2 x 370 hp
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