Motor Yacht - 40 m
Thursday March 30, 2017


Motor Yacht SnowbirDFormerly christened Pretty Woman, designed by Cor de Rover, the round-bilge displacement steel hull features a comfortable deadrise and a flared bow with a fine entrance angle.

SnowbirD provides room for ten guests including the owners, and has been built according to Lloyd’s regulations for Special Service Craft. Her propulsion package consists of two Caterpillar diesels, a straight drive and two fixed pitch propellers, offering a top speed of 12.7 knots at full load and a cruising speed of 10.5 knots. The maximum range is 3,800 nautical miles with a fuel capacity of 45,000 litres and freshwater capacity of 10,000 litres in double-bottom tanks. Two Northern Lights generators provide 105 kW each. There are steering positions in the wheelhouse and on both bridge wings.

SnowbirD features a main deck, bridge deck and lower deck;  the principal al fresco dining space is the bridge deck aft, which features a varnished teak table for ten and buffet space.

There is another seating area on the bridge deck, forward of the wheelhouse. The seating arrangement includes a practical teak table, as well as sun beds installed flush to the structure. The forward part houses a tender and a deck crane while a hatch leads down to the forepeak

The wide main aft deck includes a seating area for eight people, two bars, a fridge/icemaker and stairways leading down to the integrated swimming platform. The lazarette is designed to be converted into a full beach club with bar service and seating inside as well as on the swim platform. SnowbirD carries three jet skis and a wide range of other watersport toys, is serviced by a custom 31' Novurania Chase tender, and is also a PADI-certified dive centre.

Shipyard : HAKVOORT
Built : 2011
Length over all : 39.00 m
Beam : 8.00 m
Draft : 2.55 m
Cruising speed : 10.5 kts
Crew : 6
Guests : 10
Owner :  

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Questions of the Month

- Why an additional paragraph social media policy should be added to the crew contract ?

- Why many experienced captains are never given a chance to get a position on a 30+ m ?

- What is really covering your yacht crew member insurance ?

- During the season, is there enough time for safety drills and training ?

- Can Captains count on duty crew members at dock in case of emergency ?



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