VanDutch today entered into its newest global relationship with legendary champion race car driver Jeff Gordon to launch its S-Series, a lifestyle & performance package the first of its kind in luxury day boating. The S-Series is highlighted by increased horsepower, joystick engine controls, engine room sound control, an upgraded multi-zone sound system, and the Jeff Gordon Personalization Experience.
VANDUTCH ENTHUSIAST TURNED NEXT GENERATION PARTNER
Gordon first experienced VanDutch during his family’s summers in Sag Harbor, New York, where VanDutch 40s and 55s cruise between Shelter Island, Montauk and New York City. As the newest partner of the VanDutch family, Gordon will bring VanDutch’s elite style to the Hamptons. “We are thrilled to welcome Jeff and family to our VanDutch family, and further expand into the Hamptons with them by our side,” said Reed Nicol, Director of Operations for VanDutch Inc. “We have had a performance package in queue for some time, and when Jeff came to us asking about performance, audio and design upgrades for his own 56, it took the package to another level. Jeff is the perfect partner for the continued development of our S-Series name, and our quest to perfect the on-board experience for the upper-tier of our VanDutch customer worldwide.”
IMPROVED PERFORMANCE, MEET IMPRESSIVE SOUND CONTROL
For the first time ever, customers can spec their new VanDutch with increased engine power, enriched sport propellers and joystick engine controls. On the new VanDutch 56, its S-Series reaches almost 40 knots with the new Volvo Penta 1000 HP engines. However, for the best in day boating, improved power can only be enjoyed with an equal amount of noise reduction, and the VanDutch S-Series does both with precision featuring the new Silent Line package. The Silent Line package dampens engine room noise to almost nothing through padded engine mounts reducing vibration at the source, and improved engine room insulation and ventilation. “I made a living going fast and the new S-Series has the power to move. The boat originally caught my eye because of the sleek design, but the VanDutch experience surpassed all expectations including the incredibly quiet and smooth ride,” said Gordon.
“When configuring my 56S, I quickly realized how the perfect color effect could take my VanDutch to a new level.”— Jeff Gordon
THE JEFF GORDON PERSONALIZATION EXPERIENCE
While lifestyle & performance upgrades of the S-Series set you apart from any other VanDutch on the water, the Jeff Gordon Personalization Experience will set you apart from any other yacht on the water. Gordon’s philosophy of utilizing a subtle yet high-quality look sets the precedent for the new age of colors yielded from within this program. In partnership with Gordon and Axalta Coating Systems, each S-Series includes a personal color consultation with a VanDutch representative and sampling process, to develop your color, special effects and finishing coats, leaving you with a one-of-a-kind final product. In addition, you’ll select from any available upholstery color, add accent piping, and choose details down to the color of the stitch thread. “When configuring my 56S, I quickly realized how the perfect color effect could take my VanDutch to a new level,” said Gordon on his personalization process. “Axalta was able to do something incredibly unique for me, and then we said, ‘Why not make this available to everyone?” So it begins… customers ordering their S-Series VanDutch will enjoy the same customization process as the four-time champion.
S-SERIES NOW AVAILABLE
Beginning January 2019, the S-Series is available on the VanDutch 48, 56 and 75. The VanDutch 48 starts at $995,000, the 56 starts at $1,695,000, and the 75 at $3,495,000.
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