Van der Heijden Explorer


Year: 2016 Lying: Mallorca, Spain

Ref: AY1558

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The Van der Heijden 24m is a genuine go-anywhere vessel. With massive range and very low consumption, she combines the capability for large passages with huge guest volume and a very high-quality interior that also features great storage.
Main features include: 2 x IVECO 550hp diesel engines • Hydraulic bow and stern thrusters • 2 x Hydraulic passerelles • 4 guest cabins all with ensuite bathrooms • Air conditioning • Underfloor heating • Williams Sport Jet Tender • Opacmare crane • Flybridge bar  • Wi-Fi throughout •  Multi-zone Sonos music system • Fin stabilization underway and zero speed.



Length 24 m / 78 ft 9 in
Beam 5.8 m / 19 ft 0 in
Number of Engines 2
Fuel type diesel
Engine hours 520
Total power 1,100 hp
  • Grade 42 shipbuilding steel hull
  • Hull in grey with white superstructure
Deck Equipment
  • Large aft deck with an al fresco dining area with a table and chairs and a bar
  • Flybridge with built-in upholstered seating, an electric grill and bar 
  • Aluminium hard top with a removable drop-down transparent PVC enclosure to protect against the weather.
  • Main deck (aft deck gangway and foredeck) laid with Burma teak
  • 4 x double stainless steel bollards (for and aft decks)
  • 2 x stainless steel cleats midships
  • 2 x stainless steel anchor pipe with anchor stop
  • 2 x stainless steel anchors (approx. 95kg) with 75m stainless steel chain
  • 2 x hydraulic Lewmar anchor winches
  • 2 x electric Capstan winches in cockpit - Lewmar C3
  • Integrated steel bench with teak and waterproof upholstery
  • Electric hi-lo table
  • Clarion cockpit speakers
  • LED 24v blue deck lights
  • Illuminated boat name on stern
  • Freshwater deckwash system
  • Compressed air connection on foredeck, for tender inflation
  • Bow crane (350kg capacity) with tender chocks and tie down points for 2 x Sea Doo Sparks
  • Teak laid bathing platform and steps with stainless steel sockets for twin sun umbrellas
  • Hot and cold swimming shower on bathing platform
  • Stainless steel swimming ladder (storage fitting in lazarette)
  • Tenderlift H+B technics (1200kg lifting capacity)
  • Removable dock cradles for Williams Jet Tender and Sea-Doo spark jet skis
  • Burma teak laid flybridge deck
  • Bar with glass top
  • Integrated seating for 8 people with waterproof upholstery
  • Electric hi-low table for outside dining
  • 6 x Clarion speakers
  • Perspex windbreaker in forward part of bulwarks with polished stainless steel rail
  • Removable transparent PVC enclosure, attached to bimini and caprail to close off forward part of flybridge
  • 24v LED lights - spots in hardtop and courtesy lights (blue coloured, illuminating teak in bulwarks, bar and fixed furniture)
  • Opacmare crane
  • Williams Jet Tender
  • Cradles for Williams Jet Tender
  • Deck wash from fresh water system
  • Raymarine radar dome
  • Jabsco 135 SL remote spotlight
  • Manual gas strut hi-lo tables to fly helm area
  • Sun awning
  • Aluminium hard top
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric grill and sink unit under lifting worktop
Navigation Equipment
  • Hydraulic power steering (dual station)
  • Dual station engine controls and instrumentation, including bow and stern thrusters and autopilot controls
  • Raymarine compass
  • 3 x Raymarine radar, chartplotter and GPS
  • Electronic log
  • Depth sounder
  • Seawater temperature readout
  • Wind speed and direction instrument
  • VDO tank guages
  • Dual station VHF radio
  • 2 fixed helm seats at Flybridge helm (rotating and height adjustable)
  • 1 x upholstered Recaro Atlantic helm seat at lower helm
  • Hinged weathertight door (with window) from wheelhouse to starboard side deck
Ship's Systems
  • Main Generator Whisper 27KVA (844 hours as of March 2022)
  • 2nd Generator Onan 21KVA (173 hours as of March 2022)
  • Marine Air air-conditioning
  • Sidepower hydraulic fin stabilization underway and zero speed
  • 1 x 220v oil fired central heating system
  • Kabola warm water heating system
  • Kabola centra heating system with floor heating throughout
  • Stat-X automatic fire extinguishers
  • Engine room sound proofing
  • Electrolux central vacuum system
  • HRO watermaker seafari mini 550 - 130l/h
  • Small compressor
  • Twin Gianneschi waterpumps + hydrophone pressure vessel
  • Double racor fuel filters for each engine
  • 10 x 12v batteries, 210AH
  • Battery charger for 24v circuits + 12v
  • LED floor lighting
  • LED under-water lighting
  • Interior alarm system
  • Aerial antenna connected to 4G/LTE router type Huawei E51725 4G installed for onboard wireless internet system
  • 2 x Opacmare hydraulic passerelles
Interior Arrangements
  • Main deck saloon has L-shaped seating to port, a bar and an entertainment centre including a Samsung flatscreen television and a Sonos sound system
  • Accommodation is for eight guests in four cabins consisting of a master suite, VIP suite and two twins, one of them convertible to a double.
  • All cabins have under floor heating, air conditioning, entertainment centres, LED lighting and en-suite shower facilities
  • Crew mess with accommodation for two crew


  • Double bed
  • Fixed day bed on port side
  • Wardrobe with lighting
  • Bedside cabinets
  • Vanity desk
  • Samsung television and Sonos sound bar


  • Double bed with drawers and storage underneath
  • Wardrobe with lighting
  • Samsung television and Sonos sound bar


  • One twin bunk cabin
  • One twin cabin with conversion to double bed
  • Wardrobes with lighting
  • Flat screen Samsung televisions


  • 2 single berths
  • Under-berth storage
  • Wardrobe
  • 2 x LED reading lights
  • Flat screen Samsung television
  • Raymarine repeater unit
Interior Equipment
  • Suncovers on wheelhouse windows
  • Ship's safe


  • LED 24v lighting (dimmable and adaptable)
  • Low level 24v lights
  • 220v AC sockets
  • Refrigerator, sink and bottle fridge under bar
  • Sink and pantry for tea/coffee with boiling filtered water tap
  • Fitted carpet, dress curtains and manual blinds
  • Air conditioning
  • Under floor heating (Kabola) programmable throughout the boat interior areas with individual controls in each room


  • Dining table and seating for up to 6 people
  • Bosch refrigerator and freezer
  • Bosch ceramic induction hob
  • Bosch microwave/grill/oven
  • Bosch double stainless steel sink with waste macerator
  • Bosch dishwasher
  • Boiling and flitered water tap 
  • QNAP music and medias hub, connects to all Wi-Fi/internet based televisions throughout the vessel.
  • Multi-zone Sonos music system throughout, with Sub-base and sound bar in saloon
  • Wi-Fi printers
  • Electric raise/lower flat screen Samsung television in saloon
Tender and Toys
  • Williams Sport-Jet 400 with 140hp Bombardier
  • CE, Category A certification
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


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