CHARACTER OF PILOT MOTOR YACHTS
The character of all Pilot yacht is sturdy with a heavy duty construction good for sailing and cruising the Ocean and the Inland waters.
Below the waterline she is a fast cruiser and above she is spacey and roomy.
Willem Nieland is a specialist in ergonomic designing
The result means a yacht with a lot of space inside and outside with wide and safety fore- and side decks.
The cockpit is designed for comfort and safety at sea, with sloped seats bases as well as backs for a lot of crew members.
There are large lockers under the sides and seats and of course a safety outside steering position with an overall view all over the yacht.
The Wheelhouse is always the heart of the yacht with a raised dining area whether for enjoying an evening meal, drinks with friends, or just sitting in nice seats for watching the world glide by.
A steering position with a quality seat and a panel for navigation- and engines instruments situated in the heart of the yacht, gives the helmsman an excellent panoramic view.
While the captain can feel very much part of the group in the wheelhouse the cook in the lower level, well equipped modern galley, is as well as part of them.
The sleeping cabin(s) with standing room, main in front and aft for the guests, are superior with there own sanitary (shower and toilet) and a lot of storage and lockers (hanging, shelf and cave).
The Pilot is fast but as well as comfortable by steady sailing.
The modern Volvo Penta , Steyr or Yanmar motors with the use of common rail are economical and saving a lot of fuel.
The special under water design of the Pilot with the sprayrail means quickly sufficient lift those results in the use of less fuel by maintaining speed.
A Pilot is head turner and the quality of build and finish is high and totally build in The Netherlands
Plumbing and electrical work is also of a high standard and easy accessible.
All circuits are protected by circuit breakers..
A generous number of deck hatches and opening port providing the Pilot with a lot of light and air and guarantee a sufficient ventilation of the ship.
Most of the Pilots are semi custom built. The owner of the Pilot gives rise, with the producing and designing team, to a specific yacht with her own character.