LOOSDRECHT – Recent years have seen a quick rise in the number of Dutch makers of very fast, very stylish dayboats. One relative newcomer _ Waterdream, founded in 2012 by Prince Bernhard of Orange, a cousin of King Willem-Alexander _ used the 2018 Cannes Yachting Festival to unveil a 19m (65ft.) flagship.
Its aluminum Waterdream 65 California is the ultimate dayboat.
It comes from the boards of Mulder Design, sports an innovative layout and can be used for water skiing, wake boarding or cruising.
It accommodates 6 guests in 3 double beds, has an electric bimini, a tender garage and 2 Volvo Pentas IPS 1350 that deliver a top speed of 40 knots.
Waterdream’s range of half a dozen, customizable open cockpit day boats start at 5.5m (18ft.) _ craft that are popular with boating enthusiasts who prize roomy interiors.
Prince Bernhard says he is “very grateful that a good friend of mine has trusted me to develop “the Waterdream 65 California further. It’s an excellent addition to the Waterdream family.”