Van der Heijden Explorer 21


Van der Heijden


Explorer 21


2016 Refit 2022

L.O.A. (incl. Pulpit)

22.85 m

L.O.A. (exlc. Pulpit)



21.00 m

L. Of Hull

21.50 m


5.90 m


1.70 m


86 Ton










Steel, bronze metallic, 2 component painted hull, Steel oyster white, 2 components + 10 solar panels, teak deck all around and on flybridge. Hull shape is multi-chine truss + Magnus Master stabilizers. Aluminium window frames + double-glazing, 1 x rear entrance, 1 x side entrance. Steel shaft and bronze props.






2 x 370 Hp



Cruising Speed

7/8 knots Range: 5000nm @6 knots

Max. Speed

12 knots



Last Service

May 2022

Fuel Capacity

11000 L

Fresh Water

2000 L

Holding Tank





12+24+230 volts, Whisper power M5920 generator, shore power + Victron energy transformer 3600, Victron energy Quatro 24/8000/200 battery charger, 18 x batteries.

Navigation Equipment

Via Glass Bridge with 2 x marine computer with Compass, log, Echo sounder, autopilot & GPS Plotter, Raymarine 260E + AIS VHF, and Raymarine radar. Side power + Hydronautica remote control bow and stern thruster 210/250 kg. Fish finder, Time zero, Furuno Radar and satellite telephone new 2022

Deck Equipment

Opacmare hyd. Gangway approx. 300 kg, 600kg Opacmare crane on flybridge. Large hyd. Folding swim platform, 2 x lewmar windlass,

Safety Measures


American walnut with warm authentic Danish interior. 6 berths (1 x 2 pers. King size, 1 x 2 pers, 2 x 1 person) plus crew cabin. Spacious dinette next to helm. 4 x bathrooms

Galley Equipment

Isoterm hot water boiler, Webasto thermo comfort SE heating, Bosch 4 burner ceramic + extractor hood, Bosch microwave, Bosch fridge, freezer and Casa wine cooler, water maker.



Robust long-range trawler that after a thorough refit for a very experienced professional sea captain is now for sale again due to a switch to a sailing yacht. Besides the technical refit, a major investment has been made to refine the interior in the style of functional and ergonomic but warm Danish design. The yacht is very suitable for living on or possibly for longer stays, or trips to distant coastlines. On the flybridge the 2 spacious U-shaped seating areas offer a pleasant place around the steering position. Behind it you will find an outdoor bar with accompanying 2 bar chairs, chrome faucet and spacious beverage refrigerator with beautiful wooden finish, opposite a spacious dinette with teak table and 4 fixed chairs and spacious sofa, stainless steel outdoor kitchen with grill plate, at the back of the flybridge there are 2 lovely lounge sun beds. Crane for dinghy and standing position for dinghy. On the foredeck are also 2 tables in front of the Portuguese bridge with a spacious seating area on both sides, the yacht features 2 x deck cranes, fixed bimini top on flybridge, Magnus Master Stabilizers (2019), camera system, 5 x 2-armed wipers, Exalto wiper control, Iveco Engine Management system, soft closing cabinets, LED lighting. Large extended swim platform, long wide (covered) gangways and stainless steel bollards, stainless steel railing with beautiful finish. The Van der Heijden Explorer 21.00 - Refitted has a spacious salon with a warm, authentic look, the Scandinavian style with a glow full of warmth. There is a beautiful wooden wall panel, wine cooler and a lot of seating areas, you will find 4 armchairs and a large sofa and also a wine glass display case, long closet wall with lighting and a 6 person dining table with chairs, a lot of natural light, spacious kitchen with lots of storage options and an open and large wheelhouse including impressively steering bridge incl. completely new glass bridge with 2 Marine computers, side door to gangway, stairs with lighting to beautiful and atmospheric ship-wide master cabin with 2 pers. king size bed, TV on elevator, also lots of storage space, walk-in closet. En-suite is modern bathroom with double sink and shower with glass door. Spacious guest cabin with detached double bed, TV on elevator and also with en-suite bathroom. Bosch washing machine series 4, Bosch drying machine series 2, staircase with led lighting, via the other stairway you reach the third cabin with 2 x 1 pers. bed. bathroom in own cabin, 1 x crew berth. Spacious storage room with door to gangways, internal door to engine room, outside entrance engine room through door in stern. The yacht has been given a stylish upgrade as well as an intensive technical refit in 2021-2022. Both interior and exterior have received full attention: this includes adding extensive sound insulation in the salon, master bedroom and engine room. In the wheelhouse, the entire dinette has been rebuilt and rearranged to improve ergonomics and to gain space for an additional work area and storage space for the galley. Also there is added underfloor heating in salon and kitchen, a new 6 person dining table with matching chairs, new drawers, new large wine climate cabinet in salon, 10 new solar panels, the exterior furniture on the flybridge has been renewed, new grill plate, new table, new covers for tables and chairs available, upholstery master bedroom completely renewed, new 5 blade propellers for higher efficiency and less noise, large water maker, extra oil filter, and a completely new glass bridge with 2 Marine computer behind it in wheelhouse containing management of all systems and tank contents.

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