Steeler blog: Live from our Shipyard X

Steeler 65S wins European Powerboat of the Year award 2019 at Flagship Night in Düsseldorf


Ocean Camp exploring the Med which results in marvelous photographs.


Sea-trials 65 S Flyfish. More coming soon...


Today we delivered the Steeler Explorer 50 Pilothouse “Caledonia” to its owners.


Caledonia is fully equipped for longer journeys at sea and she is currently en route to Kiel, Germany from where she will mostly explore the Baltic Sea. Trips along the German Coast, Denmark, Sweden and Norway are scheduled for her and most likely other destinations will follow.

We want to thank the owners for a wonderful construction period in which we could demonstrate that we are truly capable of fulfilling their personal wishes and building the yacht of their dreams.

First 43S-design hull almost completed. What a beauty.


Flyfish 65 reaches highest point!


Today the impressive mast was placed on the Flyfish 65 S-design, completing her impressive looks.

Flyfish 65 S-design nearing completion


Launch of 41 S-design with “Flying Chairs”


Steeler Yachts launched a very special edition of the Steeler 41 S-design this week! Together with the owner, the Steeler design team developed “Flying Chairs” for a Flybridge experience in a “coupe” design motoryacht. In combination with a second steering position mounted on the roof and a bimini top, the concept allows the owner and his wife to enjoy their cruises in the open air!  

The same comfortable chairs,  upholstered in luxurious leather, can also be used in the salon or in the cockpit.  

Perfect example of a project that reflects our reason for being … if you can dream it … we love to make it!  

Please note the happy faces on the photos ..  

More pictures of 41 S-design “Sunray” on our website soon.

Rotterdam – Gibraltar... on one fuel tank?
Yes, Steeler S-design can!


Our claim that our patented S-design is far superior in terms of fuel efficiency has already been proven but this is a special milestone for our shipyard : When 59 S-design “Ocean Camp” reached Gibraltar last week after travelling 1250 nautical miles, her total fuel consumption had been 3325 liters, 83 % of her total fuel capacity of 4000 ltrs. This translates to 2.66 liters per nautical mile during a trip that included a crossing of the Biscay Gulf and 7 Beaufort wind with 4 meter waves heading down from the southwest coast of the UK.

Apart from the low fuel consumption, the NG59 impressed her owners on their maidentrip with cruising in utmost stability and comfort. The pictures on our website of a relaxed captain in the middle of a jungle of waves speak for themselves.

In the meantime, the ‘Ocean Camp’ has reached Ibiza on her trip from Amsterdam to the Cannes Yachting Festival.

The Cannes Yachting Festival starts September 11th upto the 16th. Please visit Ocean Camp at stand PAN028!

Our “First Star” finally touched base in homeport Seattle.


After a journey crossing the Atlantic, through the Panama Canal and cruising the pacific on a RO-RO transport vessel, “First Star” arrived on time.

The boat will undergo beautiful journeys in Puget Sound and other surrounding waters, more pictures will follow soon!

Ocean Camp rocking the waves


in Dover Strait and experiencing thrilling ‘Meets & Greets’with dolphins and whales!

Launch 43 S-design with twin Yanmar 110 PS ...


almost ready for efficient, stable and ‘sprayless’ cruising on the MED!

Launch 52 S “Blue Print”


35 knots with twin Cummins QSB 6.7 ltr with Zeus pods .. spectacular performance and so easy to manoeuvre. Further photo’s soon!

65 S “Li-Janne” leaving IJmuiden..


60 tonnes steel @ 14 knots with just twin 410’s ... S-design hull .. QED!

Courtesy visit to May Lillian, moored in Darthaven


together with Michael Miller from Imperial Motoryachts. Great athmosphere, great place to visit. Big thanks to Ian for his hospitality and being the local Steeler ambassador!

Steeler 59 S ‘Ocean Camp’


Crossing Gulf of Biscay on her way to the Cannes Yachting Festival, 11-16 September 2018.
Bon Voyage!

Steeler Yachts “First Star” en route towards Seattle, Washington.

The first Steeler NG40 should arrive in the United States approximately around the 31st of July. We are very happy with this first delivery to the United States and hopefully the owners will make beautiful trips with her in the waters surrounding Seattle!

57 S-line May Lilian


57 S-line May Lilian gespot bij Weymouth UK

NG40 First Star


Tested by Dag Pike, Time Inc journalist testing the First Star. At age 85 he is working on his 53rd book.. this time on Hull design

59 S-line ‘Ocean Camp’


59 S-line ‘Ocean Camp’ moored at destination Copenhagen




Steenwijk – A level floor from stem to stern, an all-round view of the water, entirely self-divisible with the 45 M2 single floor surface, extremely ample volume and a dynamic, contemporary design with long, stratified lines. These are the most notable features of the Panama Flatfloor by Steeler, the first two of which have been on the basis of the drawing.

Fast-sailing apartment with a large sun veranda
Hans Webbink of Steeler Yachts had already had the idea at the back of his mind when it was brought to the fore by an English customer. "I've been wondering for years why a boat has to have different levels. And steps you're always bumping into. I was at the London Boat Show when a customer asked me to build a fast-sailing apartment, with a large sun veranda. This set me thinking, and I showed a single floor concept to a number of yacht architects. Pim Dijksman of Vripack was our glorious winner and came up with a fantastic design. That's important because the starting point was functionality, but the overall result did of course have to have an impressive appearance." We certainly succeeded in that.

Unique layout
The Panorama Flatfloor by Steeler has a steep bow that flows seamlessly at the top into the deck that shelters the gangways and continues virtually completely to the stern. The wheelhouse has a dome-like appearance. Not just by its shape, but also the amount of glass. From the wheelhouse you come out onto the huge afterdeck with a surface area of 22 m²: more than enough space for a lounge sofa and two sun beds. But you can also communicate freely with passengers in the accommodation below, which is exceptional for a flybridge yacht, which usually keeps you isolated from what is taking place below.

The motor yacht has straight bulkheads, very many windows from fore to aft and two doors on either side so that you can moor virtually dry and embark and disembark without difficulty. Since the roof runs over the entire yacht the (self-draining) cockpit is covered and there is always somewhere for you to shelter from the sun and rain.

Oceans of space
Webbink: "Seen as a 'cube', a conventional motor yacht with a length of 14 m, a breadth of 4 m and a clearance height of 3 metres would have a content of 168 m3. But despite that an average of only 60 m³ remains in a yacht. That could be because the wheelhouse alone has a height of three metres, the gangways take up a lot of the interior space and the foredecks are low. The Panorama Flatfloor has a volume of no less than 124m³, not least because the clearance height is used over the full length. That is more than twice the volume. And the standing height is between 2.10 and 2.20 meters throughout the yacht." To ensure a short building time whilst guaranteeing a free layout, the Panorama Flatfloor by Steeler is equipped with technology frames with ring mains so that a tap position can easily be made. That makes it possible to change the layout without the need for any complex rebuilding processes.
Multifunctional tank
Another innovation is the 5500 litre tank amidships. That not only makes the vessel virtually unsinkable if used as an air tank, but you can also fill it with water in ten minutes to lower the clearance height by 12 cm, which means that even the lowest bridges on the way to the South of France no longer form an obstacle. You could even consider filling the tank with diesel, thus creating a huge radius of action. The first Panorama FF46 is equipped with 2 Yanmar 6BY3 - 160 HP engines and has a maxiumum speed of 11 knots.

Principles for the required layout:
- A large saloon, fully integrated with the wheelhouse.
- A second multifunctional saloon, which can serve as a TV room, study, dining room or guest suite.
- Accommodation for at least 6 passengers
- Double wet rooms with separate shower and toilet
- Cabriolet raising roof on the wheelhouse.
- Steering position starboard midships in the wheelhouse.
- Round seating wheelhouse with integrated sunbed, also suitable as extra guest bed
- Provisions and storage space geared to long trips.

Curious about the options?
You can view the various layouts and finishing materials to your heart's content at the 'under construction / delivered yachts' page. Here you will find a comprehensive photo set of all the Steelers that have been delivered and are under construction.
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Length: 16.50 m.
Length waterline: 14.99 m.
Beam: 4.58 m.
Draft: 1.20 m.
Minimum clearance: 3.36 m.
Weight: 20.000 KG
Diesel: 2000 ltr.
Water: 700 ltr.
Blackwater: 500 ltr.
CE classification: B
Construction: Aluminium

Lifting roof model 2014/2015 no longer available. Please enquire about the new panoramic roof.

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