Luxe Motor; her
designation and navigation area:
Luxe motor is designed, has been and will be built for service
in waters where the range to refuge is 150 nautical miles
or less. This means she is suitable for inland waterways
and for coastal waters. The geographical limits of the intended
service are to be specified. The Luxe Motor will be operational
by day and night, as well as in conditions of limited visibility.
Motor is designed and will be build in accordance
with the rules and regulations of the Directive Pleasure
Craft 94/25 CE Category C and in consultation with the regulations
of Lloyds Register of Shipping for Pleasure Craft. The design
with all drawings and calculations have already been approved
and certified by NKIP (Nederlands Keurings Instituut Pleziervaartuigen)
the Dutch Government appointed Notified Body nr. 0613.
The hull of the Luxe
Motor and superstructure will be built in welded steel where
the plates and the rest of the construction parts will be
of Grade A Ship building steel. Official quality certificates
will be provided. The whole hull will be sandblasted (SA
2.5) and properly coated.
hull is generally of transverse construction with frame
spacing of 500 mm and 350 mm.
Hull weight (steel)
is 34 tons approximately.
The hull will be sandblasted and coated with first primer.
Machinery and Electrics:
One Diesel Engine
Range 60-200 HP.
(speed range 8-11
knots) depending on costumers wishes.
Main electrical power 230 volts with
a 30 HP generator set.
power 24 VDC.
Luxe Motor systems:
She can, upon customers
wishes, be equipped wit following systems:
- 130 kw diesel engine with one
- Fuel, cooling and lubrication
- Hydraulic steering system and
a bow thruster
- All fuel and water (fresh,
grey and black water) tanks
- Full piping system with all
- Complete electrical and navigation
- All anchoring and mooring gear
- Heating, Airco and Ventilation
- All sanitary systems and equipment
- Fire fighting systems
- Parking, lifting and docking
system for a small car
Communication may be made possible through radio and satelite
- Short wave radio and VHF
- Satelite equipment for access to internet and e-mail
- Satellite equipment for radio and tv reception
Navigation system may include the most advanced equipment,
enabling navigation under any condition:
- GPS and kompas
- Radar and autopilot
- Log, depth sounder
- Chart plotters (computerized) etc.
The Luxe Motor is designed for cruising
and living on board for long periods of time or even as
a permanent residence. The guest cabins have a shared bathroom
with a shower, toilet and sink and there is a fresh water
supply for over 3 weeks. In the engine room space has been
created for the installation of a laundry and a drying machine.The
main hold gives place for the saloon / kitchen combination.
The master bedroom can be reached through the wheelhouse
as well as through the engine room.
The master bedroom has a living
space of appr. 12 square meters a standing height of
2,5 meter and a bathroom with bath, toilet and sink
of 2.5 m2.
The two guest cabins have 6,5 m2
each, standing height 2.5 as well and a shared bathroom
of 2.5 m2 with shower, toilet and wash-stand.
The main saloon in the former hold
(cargo area) has a living area of 33,5 m2. All can be
arranged according to customers request. Saloon, kitchen
office space, navigation corner as desired.
The lower part of the wheelhouse
is made of steel while the upper removable part is designed
in wood. This part can be removed by 2 persons in 20
minutes, reducing the necessary headway to 3.5 meter.
engine room (12m2) is between the owner’s
cabin and the saloon and there is a door to each
one. In the engine room there is enough space for all
equipment (engine with its systems, electricity system,
ventilation system, heating system, air conditioning
A small garage could be build in
the front part of the hold above the guestroom beds
and would be invisible from the shore (3.6 m x 2 m)
is in the forepart of the hold above the guestroom beds
and is invisible from the shore.
The hydraulic steering system is
located in the stern peak while place for the bow thruster
and chain box has been created in the forepeak.
But all the
specifications can and will be designed and built according
to the wishes of the future owner. One could have a sun
deck in stead of the master cabin and the guestrooms replaced
by a huge bedroom for the captain.
The garage can be left out and the dimensions could be changed.
Feel free to ask for any information you wish.
Design and construction will be done in full consultation
and cooperation with the future owner of the Luxe Motor
Do not hesitate to contact us by mail: firstname.lastname@example.org