A cold molded hull with composite deck, cockpit and superstructure is presently under
construction at our boatyard. The Classic 51 ft is a beautiful boat with a harmonious design,
exquisite overhangs, an elegant coach roof and a flush deck. The two original skylights on the
deck come as standard. The Yacht’s perfectly finished aft cockpit, with its attractive round seating
and solid overhangs, provides a special place for the helmsman, where all functions for operating
the sails are within easy reach.
The Classic 51 ft owes her exceptional handling properties to the design of the underwater
section, where Andre Hoek makes a radical break with traditional features such as keels running
the length of the ship and minimal rudders attached to the keel. The boat comes standard with a
deep fin keel with bulb and a rudder with its own skeg, which ensures that course corrections are
passed on immediately and allows for precise sailing close to the wind.
The Classic 51 ft is designed as a semi-custom yacht with a main deck which seamlessly
continues into a spacious interior. Panels are finished with moldings in solid varnished anigre
while white v-grooved ceilings give the impression of a truly classical wooden deck. The Saloon is
also functions as a galley and is equipped with every conceivable facility.
The engine is placed under the stairs at the level of the partition between the chart table and the
salon. The entire fore ship is occupied by the owner’s cabin and includes a large bed on the