Hartman Yachts to debut Livingstone 24 at HISWA Show
Published: Wednesday, 16 August 2017
Hartman Yachts will stage a world premiere of its Livingstone 24 motoryacht at the HISWA Amsterdam in-water Boat Show from August 29-September 3.
(Photos: Hartman Yachts - Livingstone 24)
The Livingstone 24 is the first superyacht in Hartman Yachts’ classic range. The name of the series is an homage to the Scottish missionary and explorer Dr David Livingstone, famous for his travels around Africa and work on abolishing the slave trade. Dr Livingstone sailed the first steel boat ever built, the steam launch Ma Robert, during his Zambezi expedition of 1858-1862.
The 23.99m Livingstone 24 has a full displacement hull and an aluminium superstructure. Her retro appearance is inspired by gentlemen’s yachts of the 1930s, and enhanced with Dutch design and technology. This design brief was realised by the designers Niels van Oostenbrugge and Albert Abma of Sheerline.
The Livingstone 24 features first-rate communications and entertainment equipment, a Naiad Fin stabiliser system, a luxury tender and a wide range of watersport toys.
The interior includes a large saloon on the main deck, combined with a well-equipped open galley and integrated dinette. The raised pilothouse provides 360-degree views and a seating area for the family, while maintaining an open connection with the saloon and galley.
The Livingstone 24 can sleep up to nine guests in four cabins. The master cabin forward features a king-sized bed, while the guest accommodations amidships and aft on the lower deck consist of one double, one twin and one bunk bed cabin.
The fully covered aft deck comprises a dining area, a grill and access to the large sundeck, which includes a secluded seating area and table, and can be covered with a canvas awning for protection against the sun. The top deck can easily be transformed from a daytime relaxation area to an alfresco dining space.
The showcased Livingstone 24 is driven by a single screw powered by a 345hp MAN engine, which has a range of 3,000 miles at a speed of 11 knots. The standard version has twin screws powered by two MAN engines of 345hp each. An internal mooring-pole system makes docking simple and anchoring in shallow waters obsolete. The yacht complies with all EN ISO requirements as a private yacht and has a full CE category A certification.
Hartman Yachts is the pleasure craft division of Hartman Marine Group, a long-time leader in shipbuilding and maritime transport that can trace its roots back to 1775. Based on Urk in Holland’s nautical heartland, Hartman Yachts has a focus on quality and workmanship.