On 1 July 2021, with an event held at the exceptional location of La Torre di San Marco in Gardone Riviera, on Lake Garda, the new VanDutch 32 was presented to an audience of journalists, owners and enthusiasts. the entry level of the VanDutch range. Same clean, sharp and minimal lines that characterize the hulls of the brand founded in Holland in 2008 and acquired last year by Cantiere del Pardo, but with revised proportions and functionality.
An exclusive yacht that is an 'object' of pure design, with a clear – captivating – lifestyle soul.
Born in Holland, much appreciated in America, now the production of the brand is all here, in Italy, in Forlì, where the performing Grand Soleil Yachts (sailboats up to 18 meters), Pardo Yachts (motor boats) and the Grand Soleil Custom (sailing hulls, cut to size, from 18 to 24 meters). And Lake Garda, with the opening of the showroom in Moniga, will be one of the four VanDutch centers in the world, with Ibiza, St. Tropez and Miami. Conquering the European market. A market, that of boating, in full health, especially the Italian one.
The world yachting market in fact grew by 1-2% in 2020, compared to an average decline of 20% in the extended sector of all luxury goods, recording a turnover of almost 25 billion euros, and Italy confirms itself as the world market leader in the superyacht sector. These are the data that emerged from the Deloitte report that anticipates the contents of the Boating Market Monitor, conducted annually by the network on the sector market.
The new VD 32 underlines the distinctive character of a family of yachts focused on innovation and performance, design and construction quality, now further elevated thanks to the craftsmanship of the made in Italy workers. To the pluses are added the services offered by Van Ducht in the most exclusive international locations.
The one that was presented with a pleasant, dynamic event – in particular during the test of the boat - and involving - thanks to the contagious passion, sincere and 'effective', of Fabio Planamente and Gigi Servidati, respectively ceo and charmain of Cantiere del Pardo – it is a boat with an elegant and seductive design, high performance and low consumption, fast and light, able to glide even at moderate speeds.
Small in size, enormous in its ability to seduce and attract admiring glances, the new VanDutch 32 guarantees thirty-two feet of unparalleled comfort, advanced nautical technology and hull lines considered a contemporary classic among owners around the world. Launched by Cantiere del Pardo, the VD 32 has larger and more versatile deck volumes than the previous model, new electronic instruments for even safer navigation and all the space to embark up to eight guests.
Signed by the historic designers, the Dutch Mulder Design, the hull has been completely redesigned in width and length. The increase in the overall volume leads to a wider and more concrete perception of habitability, with a greater surface area available to enjoy every single open-air moment in relaxation. The new 'architecture' of proportions and functionality also brings greater freedom to reach the sunbathing area, relax on the stern platform, dive into the water and easily get back up for another drink.
If the on-board instrumentation, signed by Garmin Marine with EmpirBus technology, is a guarantee of navigation in total safety, the new VD 32 amplifies the level of comfort and entertainment on board for outings in the open sea from dawn to dusk. Among the improvements designed to make a yacht the ideal place for a party, the more functional arrangement of the cup holders, always at hand, the quality of the audio system and the lighting spread over the entire deck, the large fridge but above all the new bar counter dedicated to the preparation of cocktails.
If the design of the simple (and few) lines is deliberately unchanged so as to make it immediately recognizable, a contemporary yet timeless hull, VD 32 is customizable in details and finishes. In fact, a wide range of fabrics is available in various colors to give a touch of glamor to the on-board cushions, as well as numerous sophisticated colors for the painting of the hull.