Giriz II is a rare and unique Dutch Classic comfortable long range motor sailing yacht. Designed by the renowned Rudi van den Akker an built for Dr. M. Muhlebach – von Felbert She was favourite amongst the famous entrepreneurs and Hall of Fame artists. To mention some; Fritz Loewe (composer My Fair Lady), Frank Sinatra, Amsterdam born Kirk Douglas and father of Michael Douglas, author Harold Robbins.
“Giriz II” is a rare and unique Dutch Classic long range motor sailing yacht. Designed by the renowned Rudi van den Akker an built for Dr. M. Muhlebach – von Felbert She was a favourite amongst the famous entrepreneurs and Hall of Fame artists. To name but a few: Fritz Loewe (composer My Fair Lady), Frank Sinatra, Amsterdam born Kirk Douglas and father of Michael Douglas, author Harold Robbins. In the summertime her famous guests enjoyed her in Cannes, in the Palais des Festivals area and in wintertime in the Caribbean. Captain Heijkoop and his wife Annie crewed “Giriz II” for over 26 years since she was launched.
All Atlantic crossings were undertaken at her own keel. Her present owner respectfully restored her to her current condition. A unique and contemporary ‘’little ship’ combining, timeless beauty and seaworthiness within a brilliant concept of comfort both in the accommodation and on deck that is seldom seen amongst today's designs.
Heavy displacement round bilged, canoe stern construction, with flared bow and long keel. Originally probably built in SM grade 6 - 10 mm steel with framing each 50 cm and steel bulwarks. 2013 Ultrasonic available. 6 watertight compartments by 5 bulkheads. Fwd. watertight door. One 8 mm steel rudder fitted to keel. Steel docking bumper strips. Stainless steel fairlead holes, anchor bow protection plates and other parts like around hatches.
Lower part built in 5 mm steel. Wheelhouse top in teak. Decks with ± 20 mm teak in a bedding compound (NEW 1996).
Superstructure last painted in 2011. Colour snow white. System two component by Alexseal.
Hull last painted in 2000.
Colour snow white. System two component by Alexseal
Decks and cockpit
Spacious and flush deck. Offering king size aft deck and further sunbathing areas on salon- and fly-bridge decks. Separate crew entrance fwd. Large on (fwd) deck storage box for diving gear and tender. Efficient and logic deck gear set-up requires a minimum of crew (following minimum safe manning minimum crew 1 x captain/engineer + 1 x mate) for sail/ handling. Sea railing of 100 cm high ! in stainless steel and teak caprail to ensure maximum safety. Accommodation/bathing ladder facility on both Port and SB.
The interior is excellently built in the renown Dutch classic style in fine teak. The woodwork is finished in satin paint and varnish. Teak floors in wheelhouse. Wooden floors throughout. Carpets in salon and dining. Brass and stainless steel fittings and hardware. Stainless steel worktops and sinks. Chromium plated finished taps. Curtains of standard fabrics in salon, wheelhouse, dining and cabins. Sleeping accommodation for owner and a total of 4 guests in 3 cabins.
Spacious and elegant set up with headroom up to ± 210 cm. Large L-shape sofa of blue leather and salon dining table. Built-in bar, cupboards, small desk and bookshelves etc.
Artwork (Ships model “Statarand Lehmkul”)
TV - LCD /DVD combo - Decoder Included Pioneer built in speakers
Sound system – Sony micro HIFI + Ipod dock
Frame with history photo’s guests on board Included
Spacious set up with headroom up to ± 210 cm. Excellent 270° visibility. Professional instruments set-up for easy readability and Yacht's control. 2x large helm chairs in blue leather. Chart table and locker space for manuals and sea-charts. Teak sliding doors for direct access to Port and SB decks. Aft wheelhouse door for visibility and access to the aft deck.
OWNER MASTER CABIN
Cabin with excellent full headroom up to ± 210 cm. King-size berth of ± 200 cm length, lockers, drawers, dressing table and sofa/berth. Spacious en-suite bathroom with electric fresh water flush vacuum toilet and bath. Stainless steel escape ladder/rail (New 2000)
Offering berths for a total of 4 guests. (excluding owners cabin) Two spacious cabins with excellent full headroom up to ± 210 cm. Each offering two single berth of ± 200 cm length, with lockers, drawers and en-suite bathrooms with bath tube/shower and electric flush vacuum toilet.
Separate entrance from fwd. deck. Offering berths for a total of up to 5 crew. (6 possible/as original) Two comfortable cabins with full headroom up to ± 190 cm. Fwd. Cabin 1 x double + 1 x single berths of 190cm length. SB cabin with double berth. Separate shower with sink. Separate wc with electric fresh water flush vacuum toilet. The fwd cabin can easily be converted back to original lay-out, offering 2 x single cabins with each 2 bunk berth. Separate shower room with sink, plus, separate toilet with sink.
Mess room with dining, excellent full headroom up to ± 210 cm
Separate centralised located forward of salon and dining. Excellent full headroom up to ± 210cm. Good cupboard, locker and drawer space, fitted for seaworthy stowing. Stainless steel worktop with plenty of work space and stainless steel sink.
In galley / mess room, laundry locker in guests corridor.
Port: 1 x 25 kW(at 1500 rpm) 220V 50Hz MECC-ALTE type ECO 32-IL generator in (poor) sound shield box, driven by PERKINS 4 cyl diesel. year 2000 Exhausts with waterlock. consumption: ± 8 l/hr.
Starboard: 1 x ± 12 kW(at 1500 rpm) 220V 50Hz MECC-ALTE generator in (poor) sound shield box, driven by BETA 4 cyl diesel. © Van der Vliet Quality Yachts – Muiden – The Netherlands Ref.nr.: 27.015 Type: Van den Akker 2745 Page 8/26 Exhausts with waterlock. consumption: ± 4 l/hr.
Stabilizers Koopnautic Searocq 2030
Airconditioning & heating
Twin Racor type fuel filtration systems on engines & generators
Grey water system
3 x 24V Victron Centaur automatic chargers (New 2010).
1 x Mastervolt Smart Regulator V3
1 x hydraulic double gear model with capstan. Controlled by remote control from foredeck.
1x ± 76.5 KG galvanised steel Admiralty Pattern anchors stowed in stainless steel hull-shell pockets.
2x stainless steel, custom built vertical hydraulic capstans on aft deck, push-button controlled (New 2009).
Rigging and sails
Mast head rigged ketch, with cutter stay and Navtec manual hydraulic backstay tensioner
John Powell of Emsworth aluminium masts with in-mast furling, spreaders and booms.
Boom stowed to main mast.
Blocks: Lockmasters modern type and Ording traditional type. Material: Wood with stainless steel shield (numerous), Delrin Stainless steel, Maine Blocks UK (numerous).
Halyard Winches: 1 x 60 SHST -2 speed Lewmar electric. 2 x 52 ST -2 speed Harken manual. 2 x 43 ST -2 speed Lewmar manual.
Sheet Winches: 2 x 66 ST -2 speed Harken Barbarossa electric on side decks 2 x 56 ST -2 speed manual.
Main Sail 1 Dacron Quantum 60% 2011 90 Lazy jacks
Genoa I 1 Dacron /UV Quantum 80% 2011 67.5 M Squared
Mizzen 1 Dacron Quantum 90% 2011 40 M Squared
Half winder 1 90%
Total sail area 197.5 m2
Main sail: in-mast furling electr. + manual back-up.
Mizzen sail: in-mast furling manual.
Genoa: Profurl (New 2000) hydraulic + manual back-up.
- BuilderVan den Akker
- Length27.5 m
- Hull MaterialSteel
- Cruising Speed8 kn
- Max Speed10 kn
- Range3500 nm
- Beam1.92 m
- Max Draft0.914 m
- Displacement72.1 tonnes
- Water Tank Capacity5000|liter
- Fuel Tank Capacity14500|liter
- Engine 1
- Make: Gardner
- Model: 6L3B
- Year: 1964
- Fuel Type: diesel
- Propeller Type: Inboard
- Engine 2
- Make: Gardner
- Model: 6L3B
- Year: 1964
- Propeller Type: Inboard